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Discover Ancient Towns & Delightful Countryside

Step back in time on a historic walking holiday in England and explore the many archaeological and religious treasures dotted around an ancient landscape.

Visit traditional villages, bustling market towns and imposing castles on your way through the idyllic countryside, as you walk across meadows, rolling hills and alongside riverbeds.

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Hadrian’s Wall Path

From £520pp

Walking Holidays
Distance 84 miles / 135 km
Duration 6 - 9 Nights
  • Discover the incredible history of Hadrian’s Wall - a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Admire ancient ramparts, forts and castles along one of our finest historic monuments
  • Explore the vibrant cities of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Carlisle en route

Northumberland Coast Path

From £475pp

Walking Holidays
Distance 64 miles / 103 km
Duration 5 - 7 Nights
  • Experience the breathtaking Northumberland coastline and its wonderful sandy beaches
  • Discover dramatic castles including Bamburgh and Dunstanburgh
  • Explore the ruined priory on Holy Island, at the heart of the Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve

Lady Anne’s Way

From £555pp

Walking Holidays
Distance 100 miles / 160 km
Duration 6 - 10 Nights
  • Experience the beautiful scenery of the Yorkshire Dales
  • Follow in the footsteps of one of the 17th century’s most dedicated women
  • Relax in delightful villages and market towns

St Oswald’s Way

From £695pp

Walking Holidays
Distance 97 miles / 156 km
Duration 7 - 11 Nights
  • Discover the breathtaking Northumberland Coastline and its wonderful sandy beaches
  • Explore Lindisfarne Castle and the ruined priory on Holy Island
  • Visit the tiny fishing harbour at Craster and sample its famous oak-smoked kippers

Cotswold Way

From £610pp

Walking Holidays
Distance 102 miles / 164 km
Duration 7 - 11 Nights
  • Far-reaching, stunning views of quintessentially English landscapes
  • Discover Roman villas, abbeys, historic houses and battle sites
  • The picture-perfect village of Painswick and other glorious Cotswold villages

The Ridgeway

From £675pp

Walking Holidays
Distance 87 miles / 139 km
Duration 7 - 9 Nights
  • Enjoy wide and exhilarating vistas over the rolling hills of the Wessex Downs
  • Step back in time and explore the archaeological treasures on this ancient route
  • Explore the beech woodlands and the charming villages of the Chilterns

South Downs Way

From £720pp

Walking Holidays
Distance 100 miles / 160 km
Duration 7 - 10 Nights
  • Enjoy the rolling landscapes of southern England and an exhilarating sense of space
  • Discover Iron Age hillforts & Bronze Age burial mounds
  • Explore quaint villages and relax in historic inns

Thames Path – West

From £575pp

Walking Holidays
Distance 54 miles / 87 km
Duration 5 - 7 Nights
  • Discover the source of the iconic River Thames located in a rural Cotswold meadow
  • Meander along the tranquil riverside, across pristine country landscapes
  • Finish your walk in the beautiful city of Oxford, the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’

Thames Path – East

From £875pp

Walking Holidays
Distance 57 miles / 91.5 km
Duration 6 - 7 Nights
  • Journey through picturesque countryside and quaint English villages
  • Explore the endless attractions that London has to offer
  • Experience the magnificent Windsor Castle

Thames Path – Central

From £815pp

Walking Holidays
Distance 73 miles / 117.5 km
Duration 7 - 8 Nights
  • Explore Oxford, the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’
  • Visit the magnificent Windsor Castle - the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world
  • Discover the lovely landscape that inspired many famous authors