Hiking Tours in England

England

Highlights
  • Hike through quaint Cotswold Villages abundant with thatched roof houses set in rolling hills
  • Enjoy jam and scones with your afternoon tea, and a pint at the local pub in the evening
  • Challenge yourself hiking the Coast to Coast across England from Atlantic to the North Sea
  • See Roman castle ruins as you hike the famous Hadrian’s Wall
  • Immerse yourself in the Lake District as you hike over sheep filled mountains
  • Experience England hassle-free: all of our trips include bag transfer & 24/7 phone support

Our hiking tours in England pull you into a fairytale of stunning historic castles, patchwork countryside, and ancient pathways. Hike through the heart of the Cotswolds surrounded by rolling hills and honey-colored cottages. Enjoy afternoon tea before checking in to your traditional accommodation, and a pint at the local pub. Further north, the hills of the Lake District echo the words of the poet Wordsworth as you hike over the sheep-filled fells and visit Beatrix Potter’s homestead. Classic and well-traveled, the Coast to Coast takes you from the Atlantic Ocean all the way across the country to the North Sea. Travel back in time along the Roman’s Hadrian’s Wall routes, which marry hiking through rolling green hills and an ancient past.

Macs was founded in the UK in 2003, and with over 100 different self-guided hiking tours in England, the team at Macs Adventure are experts in the field, giving you all the advice you may need to find your ideal active vacation. At every turn of the pathway, you’ll be delivered centuries-old farms, houses, castles, and traditions. You may even be able to catch live music or a performance at a tiny theatre after a enjoying a meal of fish and chips on a golden beach caught locally-the possibilities are endless!

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Discover England

  • The Cotswolds Uncovered

    The Cotswold Way: 100 miles of glorious National Trail through thatched roof villages and rolling green countryside. Starting in the ancient market town of Chipping Camden, the route finishes in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath. Depending on how many miles you wish to hike each day, Macs Adventure offers different lengths of itineraries ranging from 8-12 days.

    The Cotswold Trail: A loop hike through pretty villages, with shorter hiking days than the Cotswold Way. Choose from 4 day to 9 day routes to savour these quintessential ancient English pathways steeped in history.

    The Cotswolds in Comfort: Our best-selling version of the Cotswold Trail, with more time to explore while staying in boutique hotels and first class inns. Appreciate delicious food, have more time for taking photos, and enjoy a slower paced adventure.

    The Cotswolds Uncovered
  • Five of Our Favorite English Hiking Areas

    THE COTSWOLDS: Quintessential England nestled between Oxford and Bath. Emerald-green rolling farmlands, paths lined with drystone walls, and honey-colored, thatched-roof villages.

    COAST TO COAST: North England’s famous long-distance hiking route (200 miles!) across the whole of England, from the West to East Coast. Runs through the National Parks of the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors.

    HADRIAN'S WALL: The classic 84 mile route alongside the Roman Wall. Visits archaeological ruins from Newcastle to Carlisle near the border of England and Scotland.

    SOUTH WEST COAST PATH: A route around the tip of England through Devon and Cornwall that has several designated hiking stages. Golden sandy beaches, stunning cliff tops, friendly fishing villages, and amazing ice cream!

    THE LAKE DISTRICT: North West England’s hilly area filled with rugged peaks, hillside farms with sheep filled fields, and great pints in cozy historic pubs. Impressive scenery inspired by Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.

    Five of Our Favorite English Hiking Areas
  • Why Book your Hiking tour in England with Macs Adventure?

    Macs Adventure has been running self-guided hiking tours in England since our foundation in 2003. Our original classic routes such as the Coast to Coast and the Hadrian's Wall remain ever popular. A more recent favorite hiking corner that has become one of our best sellers is the Cotswold's, with its quaint English charm. We offer the most comprehensive variety of hiking vacations to England in the market.

    On your Macs trip, you’ll stay in comfortable, friendly, locally-owned B&Bs and guesthouses. Should you choose an In Style trip, you could look forward to higher class boutique hotels. We’ll take care of transferring your luggage each day and will provide you with detailed maps and itinerary documents highlighting your adventure and the best stops along your route.

    Why Book your Hiking tour in England with Macs Adventure?

  • The Coast to Coast Hike

    Follow this cute couple as they start their Coast to Coast Hike in St Bees and across the Lake District.

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  • Hike the Cotswolds with Macs Adventure

    The Cotswolds is world-famous for bustling market towns, beautiful villages, and stunning countryside.

    Our travelers love hiking in England’s quintessential landscapes, discovering the abbeys, historic houses and ancient ruins.

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  • The South West Coast Path, Cornwall

    Join us on a walk from St Ives to Penzance on the South West Coast Path of England

    This remote and exhilarating hike follows clifftops, visits the bustling towns, and the golden sands and secluded coves of Cornwall.

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