Walking Holidays in Wiltshire
If you love the fresh air and to get outdoors whenever you can then Wiltshire is ideal for you. We’ve over 8,000 footpaths across the county from long distance trails through to shorter, circular walks. Wiltshire is the perfect antidote to overcrowded cities.
Discover your own Wiltshire
Whatever your level of fitness, there is a variety of walks that you can undertake across the county. Discover our famous White Horses on the White Horse Trail, walk among ancient landscapes in the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site or pick up a local Ordnance Survey map and create your own route.
Book a walking holiday with a local company
We have several companies that offer walking holidays off the beaten track including:
- Footpath Holidays – discover some of Wiltshire’s chalk downland scenery and history landscapes with a self-guided walking holiday or short break with Footpath Holiday.
- Walking Holidays in Wiltshire – specialists in taking solo walkers and smaller groups in country walks with lots of routes to choose from.
- Downland Walking - take you to places you never knew existed in Wiltshire. Also run basic map reading and compass skills workshops.
Enjoy one our walking festivals or events
A great way to enjoy a walking holiday in Wiltshire is to join in with one our walking festivals. Currently Bradford on Avon and Corsham both have annual walking festivals where you can join in with a variety of walks arranged by local leaders. Meet like-minded people and discover parts of these towns that you may have never have known existed!
In addition to the walking festivals, there are many charity walking events that happen across the county. Look out for details in our what’s on pages.
Find accommodation where walkers are welcome
We’ve got country inns where you are welcome to come back to an open fire and a warming cuppa and cosy B&Bs where walking boots are welcome, find out more about our places to stay. Keep an eye on walking breaks special offers page too.