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Active England

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Will and Frances made our first guided walking tour a great experience.

I did a great deal of research before choosing Active England as our guides for our first guided... read more

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Fran F
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Winnetka, Illinois
Perfect! - Walking Tour Devon/Cornwall plus 3 days in the Cotswolds

Will and Frances put together the perfect vacation, much beyond anything that I could have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nancy S
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Unforgettable cycle and walking tours in the most historic, iconic sites in England. Travel through glorious chocolate-box Cotswold towns and villages stopping at these amazing locations on the way: Windsor - home of the Royal Family; Oxford, with a...more
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Northbrook House Robert Robinson Avenue | Oxford Science Park, Littlemore OX4 4GA, England
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Reviewed today

I did a great deal of research before choosing Active England as our guides for our first guided walking tour, and I believe I made the right choice. From our first (of *many*) email exchanges, both Will and Frances were responsive, articulate and accommodating in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a 6 day cycling trip with Active England during the first week in September The company really looked after us and even purchased XS women specific road bikes for the two of us. While these were still a little big for us vertically...More

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Frances M, Manager at Active England, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Phyllis, Thanks so much for your great review. It was a lovely week cycling with you, we're so pleased you enjoyed it and liked the bikes. We are looking into providing more maps for guests (your's is being sent to you next week!) as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Will and Frances put together the perfect vacation, much beyond anything that I could have imagined. Each day was filled laughter and complete joy as we hiked through the cliffs and coves of Cornwall, looking down on the churning waters of the Atlantic while surrounded...More

Thank Nancy S
Frances M, Manager at Active England, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nancy, It's great to hear you had such a positive experience. We are so pleased you both enjoyed your tour with us, as much as we loved guiding you around. We hope you return for some more cliff, beach and field walking with us,...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

I did an eight day custom bike tour with Will, Frances and Ian in the Cotswolds, Devon and Cornwall. It was fabulous!!! The sights were exquisite, the accomodations wonderful, the food was sublime and the guides were superb. But the best parts were the way...More

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Frances M, Manager at Active England, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi! Thanks so much! We so pleased you had a great time with us - we thoroughly enjoyed our time touring around with you all. All the best, Frances, Will and Ian

Reviewed 10 August 2018

We are in our early sixties and wanted to see England's countryside, but avoid the big tour bus scene. Active England was perfect for our eight day tour! I am not an athlete or a regular cyclist so we upgraded to electric bikes which enhanced...More

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Frances M, Manager at Active England, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

We are so glad you had a great week with us. You were both wonderful company and we had a lovely week cycling around the Cotswolds with you. Good luck with your future biking!

Reviewed 5 August 2018

I had been dreaming of a walking tour in the Cotswolds for years. My friends urged me to do this for my 70th birthday. It couldn't have been better. The Active England guides were so knowledgeable, patient and kind. They saw to every detail of...More

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Frances M, Manager at Active England, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for such a wonderful review. We loved guiding you around and were please to have been able to tweak your itinerary to suit. Hopefully you will have fond memories of the Cotswolds with us, we might even see you soon!

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful trip with our great guides Frances and Will. Absolutely beautiful views and lovely towns. Blenheim palace highlight of trip.... riding up to the castle breathtaking. They did a great job of entertaining our very active and in shape teens and being patient with slow...More

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Frances M, General Manager at Active England, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Hi there! Thank you for your brilliant review. We thoroughly enjoyed our week on the bikes with you all, you were a pleasure to cycle with. All the best with your future tours - come and say hi to us in Cornwall next time!

Reviewed 3 July 2018

Really enjoyed the small group tour with Active England. Will and his team were genuinely interested in what we wanted to experience. Most of the day out and about with only short periods on the bus which suited me. Locations, food and accommodation great.

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Frances M, Manager at Active England, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thanks for a great review, we loved having you on our tour!

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Unlike the bigger group tours Will is really flexible. We wanted just to do 3 days and he carved out part of his 6 day trip. A 3 generation family was on our trip and they shuttled the young children when necessary. Accommodations were nice...More

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Frances M, Manager at Active England, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

We had a great time with your family (all three generations and our youngest guest yet!) and we're so pleased you enjoyed cycling with us. Thanks!

Reviewed 19 May 2018

Active England Tours We are too young for bus tours and don’t like spending days driving around site seeing. We have found bicycle tours fit our desires. We enjoy a little exercise, fresh air and the back country roads tourists never see. There is only...More

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Frances M, Manager at Active England, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

We had a wonderful week with you both, you were a real joy to show around. Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday with us and that our efforts were rewarded tenfold by your positive reactions. We...More

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There are some hills but that shouldn't stop you from going. Most of the time we were on fairly flat, quiet roads. The leaders took good care of us and kept us off the busier highways. I rarely cycle when at home, but I... More
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