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Source to Sea Adventure Holidays

NEW Adventure Tours in England - for All

Source to Sea tours are NEW immersive journeys down some of England’s most iconic rivers, by whatever means possible – and they are downhill all the way – what could be better! This tour is for the adventurous, the inquisitive and those who want to see a journey to its natural end. We travel by foot (walking or running), by bike, by SUP, canoe, kayak and swim from the source of these beautiful rivers, to their mature state and finally to the sea via the estuaries. 

From the River Dart in Devon, the Camel and Fowey in Cornwall and the Wye, on the England / Wales border, our rivers are the backdrop and routes for wonderful journeys.

It’s not a race and guests can do as much activity as they like per day. There are many opportunities to “cut the corner” and to travel by alternate means including steam train, boat, or via our support vehicles. It’s completely up to you. 

Spend the evenings in the best pubs known to man, or around the fire pit, with home cooked food, a beer in hand – bliss. The tour is fuelled by good company, our wonderful and fully trained guides, and is a magical six day journey that you’ll remember for a lifetime. 

 

England Adventure Holidays - Your Way!

“At your own pace” is our motto. You can choose can choose to push yourself on a daily basis with plenty of different options available, including early morning swims or longer bike rides, or travel at a more leisurely pace, drinking in the wonderful views and immersing yourself in the rivers as they meander their way to the sea. 

Each day there is a programme of activity which is completely flexible. Don’t feel obliged to do all the activities and if you fancy an afternoon off to stroll along the beach or read your book in the sun – that’s no problem at all. 

Evenings are relaxed – either in the local and atmospheric pubs, or around the firepit – and designed for you to completely unwind with like-minded people and good cheer all round!  

 

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Source to Sea Adventures – The Wye – 7 Day Adventure

Chart the full course of the iconic Wye River - by any means possible and with like minded people. Enjoy walking, cycling, swimming, Kayaking, Canoeing and SUP'ing (Stand Up Paddle boarding).
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Source to Sea Adventures – Devon + Cornwall

Get stuck into an active week away with a like-minded group, enjoying sea swimming, surfing, SUPing (Stand Up Paddleboarding), coastal cycling, clifftop walks and coasteering.
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New UK Adventure Holidays - Closer than you think!

A new adventure awaits – only an a couple of hours from London, Bristol, and the Midlands. We’ll start your holiday straight from the train station, or meet us at the start point by car and you can get going straight away!

Immerse yourself in our wonderful rivers, such an integral part of our countryside and whilst not completely undiscovered, charting the course of the rivers is an adventure that few have attempted. 

So just bring yourself, some active wear and a sense of adventure and we’ll cover everything else.

Hassle Free Multi Activity Adventures

Guided by our outstanding guides, and using all our equipment, we know every bend in the rivers and all access points, every pub, afternoon tea stop, local micro-brewery or gin distillery to suit all tastes along the route! And our support vehicle is always on hand if you want to change clothes or have a rest. You’ll not need to worry about any of your luggage transfers, bookings or equipment as it will all have been taken care of for you.

Top things you need to know before starting your Source to Sea Adventure

What is a Source to Sea Holiday?

A Source to Sea Adventure is a new type of holiday, charting the course of some of our wonderful rivers -bringing a focus for the adventurous, with multi-activity days allowing guests to try water sports, cycling and more as well as getting to know a group of like minded people round the fire-pit in the evening. There is scope for experienced paddlers and cyclists to push themselves, while beginners can get a taste of new sports, from hill walking in the high ground, to SUP’ing on the estuaries, or coasteering the cliffs. Our guides look after all the details, allowing you to push yourself – or simply relax – and take in life in the great outdoors.

 

What is the best way to get to the start of the Adventures?

The best way out to our adventures is either by train, on the trainline which starts at London Paddington, either through Bristol or down to the South West to Exeter or by car where we can advise on parking nearby. We’ll advise on the best times to travel to avoid any rush hour traffic and if pre-tour accommodation is a good idea.   

Should I arrive ready to get stuck in?

Yes! We’ll get straight to the activities once you arrive, so please arrive ready to go! We’ll send out a kit list in advance so you’ll know exactly what to bring with you, both clothes and any personal equipment such as wetsuits or tow floats. Evenings are really relaxed and their is no need for any smart clothes!

What do I need to bring on my adventure holiday, do you have a kit list?

For all our tours we will send out kit lists in plenty of time before your tour. We provide all the equipment so you won’t need to bring anything other than enthusiasm, some trainers you are willing to get a bit wet, some normal swimming kit, comfortable walking and cycling clothes and we’ll do the rest!

Can I join as a solo traveller?

All our trips are open for single travellers to join, these trips are a great way to meet social, likeminded people, active and looking for a great holiday. “As a single female, I would not hesitate to go on another Active England trip as a solo traveller”. S.G.

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Source to Sea - Wye - 7 Day 

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Source to Sea - Wye - 7 Day 

Devon Adventure Holiday - North to South - 6 Day 

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Devon Adventure Holiday - North to South - 6 Day 

Source to Sea - Devon and Cornwall - 7 Day 

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Source to Sea - Devon and Cornwall - 7 Day 

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Cornwall Swimming Holiday – 6 Day

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Cornwall Swimming Holiday – 6 Day

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Cornwall Swimming Holiday – 4 Day

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Cornwall Swimming Holiday – 4 Day

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Cornwall Swimming Weekend – 3 Day

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Cornwall Swimming Weekend – 3 Day

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Dorset Swimming Weekend – 3 Day

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Dorset Swimming Weekend – 3 Day

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Devon Swimming Weekend - 3 Day

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Devon Swimming Weekend - 3 Day

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Devon Swimming Holiday – 4 Day

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Devon Swimming Holiday – 4 Day

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Thames Swimming Weekend – 3 Day

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Thames Swimming Weekend – 3 Day

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Devon Swimming Holiday – 6 Day

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Devon Swimming Holiday – 6 Day

Cotswolds Autumn Cycling -   Self-Guided Weekend 

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Cotswolds Autumn Cycling – Self-Guided Weekend

Cotswolds Villages Autumn Walking – Self-Guided Weekend

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Cotswolds Villages Autumn Walking – Self-Guided Weekend

Cotswolds Short Walks Autumn– SG Weekend

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Cotswolds Villages Autumn Walking – 4 Day Self-Guided

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Cotswolds Villages Autumn Walking – 4 Day Self-Guided

Cotswolds Short Walks  Autumn – 4 Day Self-Guided

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Cotswolds Short Walks Autumn – 4 Day Self-Guided

Walk The Ridgeway – 7 Day Self-Guided

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Walk The Ridgeway – 7 Day Self-Guided

Walk The Ridgeway – 7 Day Guided

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Walk The Ridgeway – 7 Day Guided

Walk The Cotswolds Way - 11 Day Self-Guided

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Walk The Cotswolds Way – 11 Day Self-Guided

Walk The Cotswolds Way – 11 Day Guided

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Walk The Cotswolds Way - 11 Day Guided

Cotswolds Villages Walking – 5 Day Guided

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Cotswolds Villages Walking – 5 Day Guided

Cotswold Villages Walking – 6 Day Self-Guided

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Cotswold Villages Walking – 6 Day Self-Guided

Cornwall Walking – 6 Day Self-Guided

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Cornwall Walking – 6 Day Self-Guided

Cornwall Walking – 6 Day Guided

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Cornwall Walking – 6 Day Guided