Hiking the English Countryside: The Cotswolds and Cornwall

Hike the English Countryside with experts, discovering sweeping landscapes, learning local history, sampling traditional foods and enjoying the vibrant culture of two unique regions.
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Program No. 18730RJ
15 days
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At a Glance

Thanks to thousands of miles of public and ancient footpaths, walking is an integral part of the British way of life. With rolling hills, scattered stone villages and a wealth of historic monuments and buildings from prehistoric times to the present day, there is no better countryside to roam than that of the Cotswolds and the Duchy of Cornwall.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Hiking up to six miles (4 hours) a day over varied terrain. Some hikes may be strenuous, with a moderate- to fast-pace.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • On expert-led hikes, discover quaint Cotswold villages and wildlife-rich sandy bays and the dramatic coastline of Cornwall.
  • Learn about the Cotswolds’ designation as an “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” from a Countryside Ranger.
  • Meet a local Cornwall expert to hear about the spectacular coastline and its wildlife.
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