Wherever you go in South West England, you’ll find we’ve got trails and paths to suit every walker in every season - whether on the coast, across moors or in forests.
Most of the walks in the South West are way-marked, but it’s important that you take a map with you. The Ordnance Survey Explorer series covers the whole of the region and are available to buy in bookshops, tourist information centres, outdoor shops etc.
Just click on the links below for more information on where to walk in the South West and a list of walking operators.
On the Somerset levels, an informative Visitor Centre accompanies the traditional willow growing, handcrafted basket and charcoal producing industry.
If you like walking through beautiful countryside with lots of opportunities to stop and explore market towns and villages and eat great food then the River Parrett Trail is for you.
A Treasure Trail is a quiz and guided walk all rolled into one and requires participants to “solve the clues to see the sights”. A Trail provides both visitors and local people alike with something different to do on a non-beach day that occupies all members of the family, is tremendous value for money, and is educational, fun, and healthy.
Daytime visitors all year round can explore the site, learn how it was the life's work of one remarkable woman (Rowena Cade) and experience for themselves the magic that is the Minack.
Footscape is based in Dorset and is the specialist provider of walking holidays in Dorset. That is why we can offer personalised and flexible services for the serious hiker, as well as for leisure walkers, including children.