Frequently asked questions about England walking tours
What is the best time of year to go walking in England?
With good weather, comfortable temperatures and the chance to appreciate spring flowers or the changing colors of autumn, late spring/early summer (April-June) and fall (September-October) are the best times to go walking in the English countryside. At these times you can avoid both the larger crowds and higher temperatures of summer, as well as winter’s cold weather and rainfall. But since this is England, it can rain at any time throughout the year, so it’s best to be prepared for all sorts of weather conditions no matter when you visit.
How difficult are Explore walking tours in England?
From the forested mountains of the Lake District to the rolling hills of the South Downs, Explore walking tours in England take in a wide range of landscapes, none of which are overly challenging to negotiate. Graded by level of difficulty, all England walking tours are of an easy-to-moderate level of difficulty. Most travelers in good physical condition should have no issues with the elevations or terrain. For practical tips and advice take a look at how to prepare for a walking tour
What are the accommodations like on the England walking tours?
From charming historic inns and lodges to 3-star hotels, the accommodations you stay in each night during your tour provide all you need to unwind after days spent walking, from comfortable beds to Wi-fi, lounges, bars, and restaurants.
What should I pack for my England walking tour?
Since the majority of your time is spent walking and hiking, comfortable and sturdy hiking shoes that have been broken in are a must. You should also pack layered clothing that you can take off or put on as weather cools or warms up during the day, as well as a hat, sunscreen, and waterproof jackets and outerwear. Although the climate in England is generally mild and temperate, the weather can change unexpectedly, so even in spring or summer, it’s best to pack your rain gear.
Who can go on an England walking tour?
Our small group walking tours are perfect for all kinds of travelers, from solo travelers who enjoy exploring alone but enjoy making new friends, to couples or family groups.