Find your perfect walking break

What type of walking do you like?

Whatever your of experience, from complete beginner to adventure trekker, here at HF Holidays we have the right holiday for you.

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Types of Walking Holidays | Walking Levels | Where you can walk

Guided Walking

Our most popular holiday choice, giving you the opportunity to discover wonderful destinations in the UK, Europe and Worldwide. Choose from 18 UK Country Houses or holidays in over 90 locations across the world.

Guided Walking in the UK & Europe Worldwide journeys 
Enjoy full-day walks taking in the area’s best routes and hidden gems. These holidays offer a choice of walks each day, carefully planned by our local experts and led by experienced leaders. Visit fascinating sites in destinations that cover six continents. Truly discover the heart of each country and immerse yourself in its culture with our knowledgeable and friendly local leaders.

Walking with a difference

A selection of our guided UK and European holidays have something special for you to enjoy:

Walking with Sightseeing

Enjoy the perfect mix of guided walks plus sightseeing visits, introducing you to the landscape and history of Britain’s most scenic areas

Guided Trails

Enjoy the satisfaction of completing a famous long distance route in Britain or Europe. Walk as a group and stay at our UK Country Houses or carefully selected hotels along the way. Don’t worry about your luggage – leave the transfers to us!

Adventure Walks

Challenge yourself on longer walks and routes or scrambles in Britain – ideal for fit hill walkers

Natural World

Based at our Country Houses, discover more about our amazing planet – its geology, wildlife and night sky.

Discovery Tours

Discover the countryside in Britain or Europe with a small group. Travel by mini-coach, stopping at museums and historic buildings.

Walking Levels

Holiday level one On these walks you’ll walk at a relaxed pace, often spending time at places of interest en route. Walking experience isn’t necessary as distances are quite short and gradients generally easy. 
HF Holidays walks grade 2 easy Walks follow good paths and tracks but are generally longer. Walking experience isn’t necessary but some walks, particularly in mountain areas, may have sections over rough or steeper terrain. 
HF Holidays walks level 3 medium Walks follow well-defined paths, though often in hilly or upland areas, or along rugged coastal footpaths. These may be rough or steep in sections, and will require a reasonable level of fitness.
HF Holidays walks grade 4 hard In moorland areas you may cover long distances in remote countryside and the terrain will often be rough underfoot. In mountainous areas you will encounter some sustained ascents and descents and occasional sections of scree and some steep ground.
HF Holidays walks grade 5 harder A good level of fitness and stamina is required for these walks. They are likely to be in mountainous areas where you should expect rocky terrain and sustained ascents and descents. Walks visit high summits and ridges, where you’ll need a good head for heights, and may include some easy scrambling.  
HF Holidays Grade Our most challenging holidays for which a high level of fitness and stamina are required. You will probably be an experienced mountain walker and will need to be comfortable with long, strenuous walks, difficult mountain terrain and scrambling. 

Where do you like to walk?

From serene coastal paths to adventurous high mountains our walks will immerse you into the majestic scenery of your chosen destination, whether that’s the UK or further afield.

Where do you like to walk? On the coast Where do you like to walk? In Meadows & Hills Where do you like to walk? Along Hills & Moorland
Breathe in the sea air and enjoy breathtaking coastal scenery on sandy beaches and from towering cliffs. 
Meadows & rolling hills
Take time to explore patchwork fields and timeless villages in gently undulating countryside.
Hills & moorlands
Relish the untamed beauty and sense of solitude in wilderness areas of high moorland and hills
Where do you like to walk? Along High Mountains Where do you like to walk? In Rural peace & quiet Where do you like to walk? In the Heart of Everything
High mountains
Marvel at majestic peaks and plunging valleys in the world's great mountain ranges
Rural peace & quiet
Get off the beaten track and relax in the tranquil surroundings of a rural haven
In the heart of everything
Enjoy plenty of facilities close at hand, with lots to see and do right on your doorstep.

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