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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  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
    9/25/2021

    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

    EBlow
    9/11/2021

    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

    adelefrancesca
    8/31/2021
  • 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

    katesH6367IS
    8/26/2021

    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

    I3906NEjop
    8/26/2021

    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

    jodY76RO
    8/25/2021
  • 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
    8/24/2021

    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

    L2872QMlynnr
    8/24/2021

    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

    rhondagreenberg
    8/13/2021
  • 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

    mimmmihe
    8/12/2021

    star rating  I thoroughly enjoyed the 4 day swim trip with fabulous guides and friendly fellow swimmers, amazing locations and varied, highly enjoyable swims in clear waters. The guides were super friendly... read more

    Bea_Sti7
    8/10/2021

    star rating  Fabulous swim locations, expert guidance, congenial company, comfortable hotel - all put together with thorough planning and lots of smiles

    155jennier
    8/09/2021
  • star rating  Brilliant 3 day swimming trip to South Devon. Excellent organisation, value for money and leadership by enthusiastic, knowledgeable and fun guides. There was a good range of swimming... read more

    lindarW9525KU
    8/09/2021

    star rating  A fantastic weekend of swims led by enthusiastic, experienced and friendly guides. The two leaders and our driver could not have done more to make the weekend a memorable and... read more

    Elaine K
    8/09/2021

    star rating  We took the 4 days swimming tour in Cornwall. It was a great experience with plenty of opportunities to swim in this beautiful part of England. The tour was very... read more

    Mariaswimm
    8/05/2021
  • star rating  We had the most wonderful short break on Dartmoor, swimming and walking, our guides were enthusiastic and very well informed on local knowledge.

    sallypope1954
    7/22/2021

    star rating  We had the most fantastic 4-day Devon swim tour with Active England - everything was perfectly organised making everything so easy for us, the swims were beautiful, varied and... read more

    bronwynf503
    7/21/2021

    star rating  My 6-day cycling trip in Kent was wonderful. This was my 4th trip with Active England (2 in the Cotswolds, 1 in the Cotswolds/Devon/Cornwall - a custom made trip -... read more

    LH1957
    1/16/2020

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.

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.

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, 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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