The UK In Spring: Let's Go

Bluebells & blue waters on a Guernsey walking trip | Nathalie Thomson
Bluebells & blue waters on a Guernsey walking trip | Nathalie Thomson

Spring is a wonderful season with many Walkers' Britain holidays suitable to enjoy at this time of year. Often you're first on the trails at the start of season and with the popping up of flowers, birdsong and longer days we believe this is a beautiful time of year for walking or cycling holidays. The list of options is long, offering you plenty of choice in coastal routes, traditional English walks and cycling around the UK.

 

Start planning your spring getaway now! 

"You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep the Spring from coming."   - Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet-diplomat, politician & Nobel Prize winner 

 

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Traditional English Walking in Spring

Exploring the Cotswolds (8 days)

A delightful short walk through quintessential English landscapes and villages in the charming Cotswolds -- A week long walk in the picturesque Cotswolds of southern England.

Or opt for the 5-day version or walk the 12-day Cotswold Way

Coast to Coast: St Bees to Kirkby Stephen 

Follow the Coast to Coast Walk from St Bees to the historic villages and beautiful landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales in either eight or nine days. 

Or find one of the other guided or self guided Coast to Coast trip options

 

The Dales Way 

Walk through the Pennines and Lake District in the Yorkshire Dales staying at inns and farmhouses dating from the 16th and 17th centuries.

Cumbrian Way: Crossing the Lake District 

Walk from Ulverston to Keswick in the English Lake District, with views across Lake Coniston and Derwentwater. Visit Langdale and Borrowdale two of the prettiest Lakeland valleys.

Coast to Coast Classic Guided Walk - 15 Days

Cover 190 odd miles and traverse 3 national parks with our guide on the classic Coast to Coast walk, enjoy magnificent scenery with rolling hills and charming little villages with cosy pubs. 

Or choose the 17-day guided option of Wainwright's Coast to Coast

Isle of Wight Coastal Walking

A beautiful walk circumnavigating the Isle of Wight. For those who prefer two wheels, check out the stunning Isle of Wight Cycle trip.

Scotland in Spring

West Highland Way 

Walk through the stunning Scottish Highlands from Loch Lomond to Ben Nevis on this iconic route in either eight or ten days. The first day you can depart on this trail coincides with the first day of spring; 21 March - isn't that a coincidence?

Great Glen Way 

Walk through the heart of the Scottish Highlands at your own pace on the 8-day The Great Glen Way or 5-day trip covering the Highlights of the Great Glen Way. Cyclists will enjoy taking in beautiful Scottish scenery from 24 March along the 5-day Great Glen Cycleway.

Lochs and Bens (cycling in Scotland) 

Cycle the picturesque Scottish Highlands along lochs and bens from 1 April to enjoy spring at its best.

Great British Coastal Walks for Spring

 

Coast to Coast: St Bees to Kirkby Stephen 

Follow the Coast to Coast Walk from St Bees to the historic villages and beautiful landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales.

Or find one of the other Coast to Coast trip options by bicycle or on foot

Cornwall: South West Coast Path

Walk England’s longest and, many would say, finest trail: the 630 miles long South West Peninsula Coastal Path from Poole to Minehead, of which almost half is in Cornwall.

Isle of Wight Coastal Walking 

A beautiful walk circumnavigating the Isle of Wight.

Cycling in the UK

Lochs and Bens (cycling in Scotland) 

Cycle the picturesque Scottish Highlands.

               Or find all of our active holidays in Scotland

Cotswolds by Bike 

Cycle through the heart of England in the Cotswolds. Discover quaint stone built villages, ride across rolling hills between village pubs and old coaching inns.

               Or check out all active holidays in the Cotswolds

The Cyclist's Coast to Coast 

Cycle across England through the Lake District and over the Pennines to the North Sea along the popular C2C cycle path that was inspired by Wainwright's Coast to Coast path.

Or find all of our Coast to Coast holidays 

Great Glen Cycleway

Departing from 24 March to take in the best of spring, the Great Glen Cycleway is a Scottish coast to coast route largely following the walking route of the Great Glen Way National Trail.

Hadrian's Cycleway

Prepare for great coastal and country scenery as you cross England by bike following close to the line of the Roman frontier during the reign of Emperor Hadrian (117-138AD).

 

Use the Advanced Trip Finder to find the right spring holiday for you, or if you like to speak to one of our travel experts for tailored advice, contact us by email or phone

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