Best Walking Holidays in UK and Ireland
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Themed Walking Holidays

There are a number of walking routes throughout the British Isles that have been created to commemorate the life or work of an eminent artist, significant author or historic figure, or which focus on one aspect of a particular area. Please read on to discover more about our themed walking holidays across the UK.

Walking Holidays England

Jane Austen Walking Tour

This is a two day / three night walking break in the beautiful Hampshire countryside that was the inspiration for the works of Jane Austen, author of Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility and many others.


Shakespeare Way

The Shakespeare Way Walk

Discover this famous, wondrous walk that takes you through some of the most magnificent quintessential English countryside as you are taken back to Shakespeare’s tales of Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet and Richard II in particular which was set in and around the area.



Walking Holidays England

The Dorset of Thomas Hardy Walk

Dorchester, located in the coastal county of Dorset was the inspiration for Casterbridge in Thomas Hardy’s novel ‘The Mayor of Casterbridge’ and remains a handsome town of 19th and 18th century houses.

Highlights of this walking tour includes Cerne Abbas, overlooked by the famous – or, for some, infamous – Cerne Abbas Giant.


Constable Country

John Constable Country Walk

This artistically-themed walking tour takes you through the little changed landscapes that inspired one of Britain’s greatest artists, John Constable…