Self-guided walking

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If you prefer self-guided walking, a Country House Escape gives you the flexibility to plan your own itinerary and go at your own pace. Use one of our Country Houses as your base for walking, sightseeing or relaxing.

We'll send you a free Ordnance Survey map, and have route maps and directions available to download from our website.

Walkers on the South West Coast Path in Cornwall
  • Walkers on the South West Coast Path in Cornwall
  • Arundel Castle near Abingworth
  • Walker enjoying the view in the Brecon Beacons
  • Loch Leven and the hills of Glen Coe

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Derwentwater

2 to 7 nights - From £144

  • Country House Escape at Derwentwater, Lake District
  • Self-guided walking
  • Outstanding lakeside walks right on the doorstep
  • See a performance at Keswick’s superb Theatre by the Lake
  • Excellent location for walking, mountain biking and kayaking

Western Highlands

2 to 7 nights - From £164

  • Country House Escape at Glen Coe, Scotland
  • Self-guided walking
  • Magnficent location amidst Britain's highest mountains
  • Outdoor activities - sea kayaking, canyoning, climbing and skiing
  • Visit Oban and take a day trip to the Isle of Mull

Cotswolds

2 to 7 nights - From £144

  • Country House Escape at Bourton-on-the-Water, Heart of England
  • Self-guided walking
  • Stay in the charming Cotswold village of Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Stratford-on-Avon, Oxford and Bath all within easy reach
  • Enjoy walks through gently rolling Cotswold scenery

Isle of Wight

2 to 7 nights - From £164

  • Country House Escape at Freshwater Bay, Southern England
  • Self-guided walking
  • Excellent walks along the island’s coast path and chalk downs
  • Beaches ranging from quiet coves to stretches of golden sand
  • Visit Osborne House, Queen Victoria's favourite holiday home

South Downs

2 to 7 nights - From £154

  • Country House Escape at Abingworth, Southern England
  • Self-guided walking
  • Walks along the South Downs or through the rolling Sussex Weald
  • Visit Brighton's excellent shops and elaborate Royal Pavilion
  • Easily accessible; ideal for a short-break

Brecon Beacons

2 to 7 nights - From £174

  • Country House Escape at Brecon, Wales
  • Self-guided walking
  • Explore Brecon town - a wealth of history and character
  • Great walking to the summits and waterfalls of the Brecon Beacons
  • Excellent mountain biking trails and canal-side cycle paths

Yorkshire Dales

2 to 7 nights - From £87

  • Country House Escape at Malhamdale, Yorkshire Dales
  • Self-guided walking
  • Great walks in the Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • Visit Harrogate for fabulous shopping, its spa, and gardens
  • Relax at stately Newfield Hall with its indoor pool

Exmoor

2 to 7 nights - From £189

  • Country House Escape at Selworthy, South West Peninsula
  • Self-guided walking
  • Excellent walks to Selworthy village and Beacon with wonderful views
  • Vist the quaint Victorian resort of Lynton and the Valley of Rocks
  • Discover the rich wildlife of the Exmoor National Park

Shropshire Hills

2 to 7 nights - From £144

  • Country House Escape at Church Stretton, Heart of England
  • Self-guided walking
  • Explore the Shropshire Hills and charming Church Stretton
  • Top quality walks right on the doorstep
  • Easily accessible by road or train - ideal for a few days away

Dorset Coast

3 to 7 nights - From £246

  • Country House Escape at Lulworth Cove, Southern England
  • Self-guided walking
  • Fantastic location, just yards from the beach at Lulworth Cove
  • Explore the Dorset Coast and Purbeck Peninsula
  • Outstanding coastal walks close at hand

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