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Discover the Magic of the UK with Active England

Our Tours Are Rated 97% Excellent by Trip Advisor

With itineraries to suit all, award winning accommodation and food, Active England Tours sets the benchmark for active travel in England, but don’t take our word for it, just check out our reviews on Trip Advisor where our guests rate us 97% excellent!

  • star rating  Imagine tree-lined paths, peaceful moments with sky everywhere, and closing the day in a cosy pub- it was everything we imagined it would be! We did a six day... read more

    July 31, 2022

    star rating  My son and I just completed a three week LeJog tour through Active England, and were impressed with all the guides' professionalism and caring attitudes. They also made it... read more

    July 6, 2022

    star rating  We are a Bliss of four wild women who love wild swimming and have just completed an amazing weekend of open water swimming with our wonderful guides Tatty and Laura.... read more

    June 26, 2022
  • star rating  The LeJog tour with Active England was a bike tour of a lifetime. 19 days of riding averaging 60 miles per day. The guides were outstanding... read more

    June 21, 2022

    star rating  I have done two bespoke bicycle trips organized by Active England, the latest a LEJOG over three weeks. Excellent guides — knowledgeable, industrious, attentive and delightful company — throughout the... read more

    June 21, 2022

    star rating  We had a group of 6 of us and Active England set us up on an amazing tour. We rode through the beautiful Cotswolds, visited Stonehenge and ended at... read more

    June 2, 2022
  • star rating  Our group of 8 women did the Cycle Cotswolds Tour and it was amazing. Our guides Chris and Jess were the best guides you could ask for, they were professional,... read more

    June 1, 2022

    star rating  Not an honest organization. Out of consideration for them I left my deposit with them during the pandemic instead of requesting its return. In the meantime they changed the policy... read more

    March 30, 2022

    star rating  Fabulous, fun packed weekend with experienced guides. We swam in beautiful locations and were fed well and thoroughly looked after. Swimming ability was not an issue as there were always... read more

    Jo M
    September 25, 2021
  • star rating  We had a fantastic 3 day weekend in South Devon. The guides were very friendly, helpful and informative. They took us to lots of unique and different locations and we... read more

    September 11, 2021

    star rating  Amazing trip. Super well organized and fantastic guides and driver. So much fun. The sites were good, swimming was not too difficult, the water was chilly so definitely recommend... read more

    August 31, 2021

    star rating  I chose the 3 day swimming trip in Devon and it was fabulous! Varied swims in rivers, the sea and an outdoor lido and no pressure to do longer swims... read more

    August 26, 2021
  • star rating  Great guides who made our trip really enjoyable. There was no pressure to swim beyond your ability and we had time to chill. I really liked the variety of locations... read more

    August 26, 2021

    star rating  My short midweek break was a delightful experience throughout with beautiful swimming and excellent organisation. The team were efficient yet relaxed and friendly, helpful and accommodating. The group was possibly... read more

    August 25, 2021

    star rating  The variety was great - from coasts to rivers to lidos. However what elevated this to a fantastic few days was our guides. They were professional, fun, and paid such... read more

    Kath S
    August 24, 2021
  • star rating  Devon Swim Tour. A fantastic experience, wonderful variety of swims. A fun bunch of people to swim with and great itinerary. The whole experience superbly executed by... read more

    August 24, 2021

    star rating  This is our 3rd time traveling with Active England and we wouldn’t travel thru England any other way. They are incredibly thoughtful to work with. They made the stressful planning... read more

    August 13, 2021

    star rating  The swimming weekend in Devon was a joy from start to finish. Locations, local knowledge, and the expertise and good humour of the guides made it an experience I... read more

    August 12, 2021

Cycling and Walking Holidays in the UK - Travel with Confidence

Escape the crowds and head out from London to the wonderful UK countryside for cycling, walking and natural adventure tours. Explore the culture and heritage of England on foot or by bike and after a day outdoors in the fresh air, relax in our exquisite hotels and traditional pubs. Our tours are for the active, and not so active, so you can cycle or walk as much as you choose.

We will show you the magic of England’s rich history, with opportunities to visit Windsor Castle, Oxford, Churchill’s Blenheim Palace, Shakespeare’s Stratford, Bath, Stonehenge and the coastal delights of Cornwall and Devon – we promise there is something for everyone!

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to the UK in 2022 so get in touch about our tours and book your spot with us now. We have new procedures in place on all our tours and are constantly monitoring the current situation, ensuring guest safety is our top priority.


Walk The Cotswolds

Walk The Cotswolds

Experience All The Cotswolds Has To Offer

Our Cotswolds walking tours allow you to journey on foot, at your own pace, in your own time. Hike through stunning English countryside, the Cotswolds or along the Ridgeways and National Trails.

Cycle The Cotswolds

Cycle The Cotswolds

Experience All The Cotswolds Has To Offer

Both our guided and self-guided Cotswolds cycle tours will immerse you in the best of the Cotswolds countryside.

Walk The Coast

Walk The Coast

The South-West Coast At It's Best

Walk with friends, family, as a couple or join a group on a magical tour of the South West of England.

Private Tours

Private Tours

Creating Your Perfect UK Active Holiday

We can turn any tour we run into a private trip, or create a new trip from scratch to suit your group exactly.

Private, Guided and Self-Guided Adventure Holidays

Join one of our small group adventures, travel with a group of friends, treat your active family, or journey on your own on our self-guided walking and cycling tours – the choice is yours! Go private and create your own perfect itinerary, picking that activities which are most appeal to you and your group.

With routes curated over years of experience, our tours take the road less travelled, the most picturesque routes, with a story to every journey. Be that cycling into the heart of the Roman city of Bath, walking into Padstow along the wild Atlantic cliffs or gently kayaking down the Fowey River to the Fisherman’s Inn for an early evening pint, there is an experience waiting for you! 

Discover England's rich countryside and culture

Explore the English countryside and coast and discover England’s historical towns and villages, all while reconnecting to nature and each other. Cycle down winding, traffic free lanes, walk along our National Trails and through our picturesque villages all while travelling in a sustainable and environmentally concscious way.

We stay in wonderfully appointed hotels and pubs with views of the sea or beautiful Cotswold vistas, with attention to detail and an eye for the unusual. Our guides are the heartbeat of our tours and will take care of your every need, ensuring our groups knit together allowing you to enjoy your trip with us at your own pace and at your own time.

Adventures for All

We welcome couples, families, solo travellers, friends and private groups, with a tour to suit everyone who wants to embrace our wonderful countryside and coast in an active way. Our adventure holidays are suitable for all fitness levels and abilities, with different routes and options allowing you to push yourself to a challenge, or relax and soak up the view.

Signature Tours

Meet Active England

Inspire Your Adventure Holiday To England

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