Strolling by the Caledonian Canal, Scotland
Sherpa Expeditions is now Walkers' BritainTo celebrate, have dinner on us!

How to Book your trip with Walkers' Britain

Book online, over the phone or come visit us


Self Guided Walking or Cycling Holidays

All of our self guided holidays in the UK & Europe are booked on an individual basis so most of the tours depart daily. You also have the option to add any extra days you wish. However, we are unable to check availability for your required dates without a firm booking and £150 deposit.

Once we have received your booking, you will receive a confirmation email. This simply means that we are now in the process of making all the necessary reservations for your holiday. 

To make a firm booking, please select the dates you require on the trip page and click the book now button or download & complete a pdf booking form. 

Guided Walking or Cycling Holidays

For a guided holiday in the UK or Europe, please check availability before making a firm booking. You can do this by checking your dates on the trip page or by contacting us on T: +44 (0)20 8875 5070 or E: [email protected]

We can make a provisional booking, which we will hold for five days.

Your holiday is only confirmed upon receipt of an invoice. You will also be contacted by a member of staff via phone or e-mail. If you do not receive any communication from us within four working days, please contact us.

To make a firm booking please select the dates you require on the tour page and click the book now button or download & complete a pdf booking form. 

Important Information

  • If we are unable to fulfil your booking, we will refund your online deposit immediately.
  • Please do not pay for any flights until we have confirmed your booking.
  • If you book within 8 weeks of departure, the full amount is payable. Late bookings received within 6 weeks of departure may be subject to extra administrative costs. We will only confirm your holiday on receipt of your booking form.
  • All clients must have insurance cover prior to travel. If you require insurance to cover you against cancellation charges, loss of flight costs or loss of deposit then we recommend you buy an insurance policy at the time of booking.
  • You will be required to submit a medical questionnaire as proof that you are fit enough to participate in the tour 70 days prior to departure, if you are joining a tour level 4 or 5 or have a pre-existing medical condition or are over 70 years of age.
  • All travellers will require a valid passport.  It is your responsibility to ensure that there are sufficient blank pages for any visas required and for entry/departure stamps.  Please contact the consulate or embassy of the country(s) that you are visiting for up to date information. Please also check with your embassy if your passport requires a 6-month validity on your return to your home country. If you are travelling on more than one passport, please use the same passport for the entire trip.
  • You must pay your deposit online by credit card or debit card (UK only). Trip balances can be paid by credit or debit card, direct deposit, or by cheque. All payments must be made in pounds sterling. There is no surcharge if paying by credit card. 
  • We also need details of any additional flights or special requirements you may have. Please fill in all sections of the booking form using spaces provided for any extra details as required. You will then receive our confirmation invoice with the latest tour information.  We do not issue reminder statements. Balances should reach us 8 weeks prior to departure.
  • When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from us, you will receive an ATOL Certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong. We will provide you with the services listed on the ATOL Certificate (or a suitable alternative). Please refer to our booking conditions for further information. Or, for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate - please see
  • Walkers' Britain/UTracks (WB/UT) operates under World Expeditions ATOL number which is ATOL 4491. Any holiday sold with international flights from the UK are ATOL protected.
  • To make a firm booking, please select the dates you require on the trip page and click the book now button or download & complete a pdf booking form.


Once you have made your booking


  • Our team will get in touch to confirm your booking in the next three-four business days.
  • On confirmation, you will receive by email pre-departure information to help you prepare for your walking or cycling holiday.
  • Once your trip is confirmed, you can confidently book your flights. If you're from the UK we can assist you with this.
  • Start your training - no mater the grading of your holiday, the fitter you are, the more you will enjoy yourself.
  • Final payment will then be due 70 days before your scheduled departure.
  • Once your balance is paid, we will send out your route notes, maps and any other materials approximately four weeks before your trip starts.
  • Pack your bags and off you go.

If you can't wait and would like a bit more inspiration and advice, be sure to check us out on social media (see below for the links) or read interviews, travel updates, and traveller reviews on the Walkers' Britain blog.

All smiles on the Coast to Coast Trail near Hawker |  <i>John Millen</i> Walk into quaint villages on the West Highland Way Walking on the Cornish coast
Join Newsletter
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/ADS.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon'> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Adventure South</div>
Adventure South NZ is unrivalled in their geographic coverage, originality and overall quality of adventures holidays in New Zealand. Choose from walking, cycling, winter or multi-activity holidays, on either the North or South Island.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/AWH.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon'> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Australian Walking Holidays</div>
Australian Walking Holidays specialises in small group guided walking adventures. Since 1982 we have been guiding small groups of travellers on Australia's finest walks across our tropical, coastal or red centre landscapes.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/GCT.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon'> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Great Canadian Trails</div>
Great Canadian Trails specialises in active holidays in Canada. With both guided and supported self-guided options available, our unique itineraries draw upon some of Canada's most inspiring parks, trails and landscapes from coast to coast.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/HUM.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon'> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Huma Charity Challenge</div>
Huma enables those with adventurous spirits to challenge themselves and make a difference for a cause close to their heart. Travel, fundraise and meet life-long friends on one of Huma's meaningful and unique challenges around the world.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/SHX.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon'> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Sherpa Expeditions</div>
Sherpa Expeditions is a specialist in self guided and guided walking and cycling holidays in the United Kingdom and Europe. Detailed route notes provide a definite guide to places in Europe for active walkers and cyclists.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/TAS.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon'> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Tasmanian Expeditions</div>
Tasmanian Expeditions is the most experienced operator of treks and adventure travel holidays in Tasmania. We own and operate the most comprehensive range of adventure holidays available across Tasmania's varied landscapes.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/UTX-new.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon'> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>UTracks</div>
UTracks are the active European holiday specialists. Whether you prefer cycling or walking, 2-star or 4-star, small groups or self guided, land, river or sea – UTracks can help you to explore Europe exactly the way you want.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/WYA.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon'> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>World Youth Adventures</div>
World Youth Adventures is our specialist division dedicated to organising tailor made overseas school group adventures. Specialists in Service Learning projects, choose from more destinations than any other school group provider.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/YOM.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon'> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Yomads</div>
Yomads offers adventures for the 20s and 30s on six continents. Designed as a way to bring young and likeminded travellers together, Yomads caters to those interested in lightly structured and active trips that allow freedom to roam and explore.