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Discover the UK
in 2022

UK walking breaks already selling fast

Walk this way
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Walking Holidays
in Europe 2022

European walking holidays & winter sun breaks

Kids Under 11
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Which? Recommended Provider Escorted Tours 2021
At HF Holidays we have been operating small group guided walking holidays and special interest breaks for more than 100 years. We have built up the knowledge to deliver extraordinary holiday experiences in exceptional locations: travel with us and you'll be in safe hands.

Go and find your somewhere with our range of interesting and carefully planned walking holidays and activity breaks. Escape to one of our own 17 country houses all across the UK. Or join us to travel to Europe and Worldwide; we go to more than 80 destinations on six continents. Whether you're looking for gentle walking on easy terrain, something a little more challenging, or a trip that includes sightseeing and wildlife watching, we have the perfect trip for you.
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We understand that plans can change. We are here to give you peace of mind when booking your holiday with us.

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  • Flexibility: defer or transfer your UK holiday for free, up to 14 days before departure (except on Trails holidays)
  • Cancelled holiday? If we cancel your holiday, transfer for free or request a refund
  • Fully protected: all our holidays benefit from ATOL or ABTOT bonding
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  • 1000s of guests have already holidayed in our own Covid-compliant country houses
  • We only work with handpicked partners who are 'Covid-compliant'
  • We will only operate and travel to locations that are deemed 'Covid safe' by the FCDO
HF Holidays - the Walking Specialists
HF Holidays
  • Walking holiday specialist, with more than 100 years' experience
  • Which? Recommended Escorted Tour Provider 2020 and for the last three years
  • Feefo Platinum Trusted Service award, scoring 4.6/5 from over 45,000 reviews

Seasonal Availability: Where to go when

January & February Guided Walking Holidays

January to March

Winter sun to book now
Spring Guided Walking Holidays

Spring getaways

Spring Breaks
Summer Guided Walking Holidays

Summer holidays

Summer holidays

The most spectacular places to enjoy a walking holiday

UK Guided Walking

Black Friday special offers

Save up to 50% on selected UK Tread Lightly breaks and save £150pp on selected UK guided walking holidays!
Black Friday offers end 30 November
Summer walking holidays 2022

UK Summer Breaks for 2022

Book forward to secure your summer 2022 walking holidays in the UK: best prices and availability
Book your summer staycation
Walking & Activity holidays brochure

Europe 2022

Whether it's Winter Sun or a summer walking holiday, with travel to Europe on again, book now for 2022
Plan your European Escape
Self-Guided Walking Holidays

Self-Guided Walking

Explore independently at your own pace with all of the resources at our full board country houses
Go Self-Guided
Solo Walking Holidays

Solo Guided Walking Holidays

The authenticity of solo travel and the sociability of a small group environment, with no hidden single supplements
Travel solo but never alone
Guided Walking Trail Holidays

Guided Trails

Classic trails and long distance footpaths throughout the UK and Europe to discover
Chalenge yourself

The HF Difference

Unmatched knowledge of the world’s finest destinations, over 100 years of holiday experience, a focus on flexibility and choice, and unrivalled value for money make us the ideal choice for your next walking holiday.

So whether you only have a weekend to spare, want a week away, or are planning the trip of a lifetime, we’ve got a choice of walking holidays all around the world to suit everyone’s diary.

Our most popular destinations

Wales Guided Walking Holidays


Dolserau Hall in southern Snowdonia is the walking connoisseur's choice while Nythfa House in the Brecon Beacons lets you soak up the scenery and contrast mountains with cascades.
Explore Wales
Scotland Guided Walking Holidays


Find our Scottish country house, Alltshellach, sat on the lovely shores of Loch Leven, close to Glen Coe. The Scottish Highlands with their wild landscapes are just a short caber toss away.
Explore Scotland
Madeira Guided Walking Holidays


Wild Landscapes of Madeira
Malta Guided Walking Holidays


Complete Malta
Tenerife Guided Walking Holidays


Trails of Tenerife
Cyprus Guided Walking Holidays


Walking in Western Cyprus

New adventures for 2022

Norway Guided Walking Holidays

Norway's Home of the Giants

Experience Norway’s wild side on an adventure-filled journey. Explore Jotunheimen National Park, soak up vast panoramic views and bag some classic highpoints, including the Bitihorn and the Besseggen Ridge.
Explore Norway
Wales Guided Walking Holidays

Summits & Tarns of Slovakia

Explore three wild and mountainous national parks, discover the high Tatras region, drift on wooden rafts through the longest canyon in middle Europe and enjoy the hospitality of the Gorals.
Explore Slovakia
New Zealand Guided Walking Holidays

Landmarks of New Zealand

Immerse yourself in the varied landscapes of the Land of the Long White Cloud on this walking holiday in New Zealand. Tramp on the Great Walks, cruise on Milford Sound and discover Maori traditions and hospitality.
Explore New Zealand

Specialists in Walking holidays & activity breaks

Making unforgettable adventures

Guided Walking Holidays with HF Holidays

Walk this way: Guided Walking Holidays with HF

These are the holidays at the heart of HF - they're what we do. All of them are full board and include walks transport, enabling you to enjoy day after day of carefree walking. Here's how to get outside and enjoy a full day's walking with fellow ramblers and leave all the planning and navigation to us; it’s what we’re best at.
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Self-Guided walking holidays FAQ


Self-guided walking holidays are a great way to immerse yourself in the countryside and to explore under your own steam. Enjoy complete flexibility on your walk, but know that you have the experience and support of HF Holidays, and our country houses to return to at the end of each day. Still got questions? Let us answer them…
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Solo Walking Holidays, walking holidays for single travellers

Go Solo but not alone: Seven FAQ for single travellers

Looking to go it alone with HF? Here we answer some of the most frequently asked questions about travelling solo with HF on our guided walking holidays or activity breaks. So, if this is your first solo trip with HF, or you just want some reassurance about what it means to come away with us on your own, read on.
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A perfect walking holiday…This was my first HF Holiday experience after your company had been recommended by friends. It completely lived up to my expectations, the accommodation was great, the leaders friendly and helpful and of course, the walks and the scenery were fantastic
- Recent Guest -
Fantastic; one of the best holidays I have taken. Excellent local guide who paid great attention to detail in planning and running the holiday. Accommodation and food of the highest quality in a wonderful variety of locations
- Recent Guest -
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100+ years experience

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Expertly Crafted Holidays

Exceptional value

Range of adventures

Our own UK country houses & hand-picked partner hotels

All meals included

Flexible flying

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