UK Explorers: trips & hikes around the UK

We organise day trips to some of the UK’s most historic towns and cities, and hikes to beautiful places across Britain. Come with us on the next trips for an amazing day out!

Upcoming trips

Trip to Cambridge, Historic University, King's College, £1m Clock, Football Origins, 9km walk, Sun 16 May
£23.00Trip highlights:
– Visit some of the beautiful colleges of Cambridge University. – See King’s College and its stunning Gothic chapel, the most photographed building in Cambridge. – See the colleges where Charles Darwin, Stephen Hawking, and other notable people studied, and see Newton’s apple tree. – Enjoy a chauffeured punting boat ride along the river Cam, through the grounds of the university buildings, and under the Bridge of Sighs. – Walk through the park where first official football game was played. – See the golden Corpus Clock, worth over £1 million. – Climb up to the top of Great St Mary’s Church to see the panoramic views of Cambridge. – Explore the little streets and try some food in the historic market square.
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White Cliffs of Dover hike, St Margaret's Bay, War Defences, Marina Pier, 17km, Sat 22 May
£34.00Trip highlights:
– Visit St Margaret’s Bay and see the beach below the cliffs where cross-Channel swimmers begin their journey. – Hike over the white cliffs of Dover, taking in the fresh sea air and the view of the French coast. – Guided walking tour of the white cliffs and Dover. – See the fortifications built to protect England from invasion. – Relax by the sea on Dover beach, with a gorgeous view of the white cliffs and Dover Castle. – Free time to explore Dover, try some local foods, visit museums, buy souvenirs, take photos.
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Trip to Oxford, Dreaming Spires, University Colleges, Harry Potter Locations, 7km walk, Sun 30 May
£34.00Trip highlights:
– See the birthplace of Richard the Lionheart and Bad King John, the king who was forced to sign the Magna Carta, the first human rights document. – Have a drink in the pub where CS Lewis and JRR Tolkein used to meet every week. – Visit the Ashmolean Museum and its world famous collections. – Walk through the Harry Potter dining room at Christ Church, and see other Harry Potter connections. – Walk under the Bridge of Sighs, resembling the famous Bridge of Sighs in Venice. – Visit some of the beautiful colleges of Oxford University. – See the spectacular Radcliffe Camera building and the Bodleian Library. – Visit the Alice In Wonderland shop. – Climb to the top of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin and see the magnificent panorama of the university buildings and the city.
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Seven Sisters chalk cliffs, Seaford, Beachy Head, Eastbourne, 22km coastal hike, Sat 5 Jun
£35.00Trip highlights:
– Come on the most amazing coastal hike in England. – Enjoy breathtaking views along the whole length of this hike. – Climb up the famous Seven Sisters chalk cliffs, formed from the skeletal remains of trillions of planktonic algae. – Walk through the nature reserve by Seaford Head and the Cuckmere Valley. – Enjoy the fresh sea air blowing across the English Channel. – Explore the South Downs National Park. – See the 850-ton Belle Tout lighthouse that was moved 17m from the cliff edge to stop it falling into the sea. – Admire the beauty spot of Beachy Head and its red-striped lighthouse. – Finish in the seaside town of Eastbourne, the sunniest place in the UK.
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