Guided and self guided walking holidays across the county.
Encounter Walking Holidays organise self-guided walking holidays across the South West of England including the Dorset section of the South West Coast Path.
Foot Trails offer some very interesting guided and self-led walking holidays across Dorset and other areas of South West England.
Footscape provide award-winning walking holidays and heritage tours in Dorset.
Westcountry Walking Holidays run self-guided walking holidays including the South West Coast Path and the Macmillan Way.
There are several companies that combine walking with nature:
Project Fred run holidays and mini-breaks throughout the year in the New Forest, Dorset and Sussex.
Naturetrek offer wildlife holidays across the South of England.
The Travelling Naturalist also run wildlife holidays in Dorset.
Do It Yourself
If you cannot find a suitable organised holiday then you could try planning one yourself:
Design your own trails using our Trail Designer tool.
|Blandford and District U3A||We offer a varied programme of walks throughout the year to suit all ages and walking abilities.|
|Bournemouth Boghoppers||A YHA affiliated group, we are into walking, camping, YHA camping barns and base camps, theatre and cinema, country pubs, barbecues, parties, making friends and socialising.|
|CAPROW||The Canford and Purbeck Rights of Way (CAPROW) rambling group undertake walks at a leisurely to steady pace. Most have a morning and afternoon break and a stop for lunch often at a pub.|
|Dorset Young Walkers||A group of walkers, aged in our 20's, 30's and 40's, who enjoy exploring the wealth of beautiful countryside walks available on our doorsteps.|
|East Dorset Ramblers||A programme of events that include several walks a week of various lengths between 5 and 20 miles and annual treks over a long weekend.|
|Gay Outdoor Club||Organising walks throughout the year, usually on the 2nd Sunday of the month. The typical length is 6 to 9 miles.|
|Gillingham Walkers||A Health Walks Group promoting fitness and good health through regular walking.|
|North Dorset Ramblers||Mid week and weekend walks across Dorset, South Somerset and South West Wiltshire.|
|South Dorset Ramblers||Leading walks through some of the finest coastal and rural scenery in the country two or three times each week throughout the year.|
|Verwood and District Rambling Club||A club for all ages and capabilities with a programme of walks on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and alternate Fridays and Saturdays. Distances range from 3 miles to 12 miles.|