Tailor made walking holidays in Dorset and East Devon

Welcome to Footscape Holidays

Specialists on the Jurassic Coast and rural Dorset

Footscape is a Dorset company and our local knowledge allows us to put together trails and histories which only a local could provide. We pride ourselves in our attention to our customers and go out of our way to make sure they have everything they need. Footscape has been providing holidays  in Dorset and East Devon for over a decade and this experience allows us to anticipate just what makes a great holiday. We provide walking holidays with distances to suit your needs and choice of accommodation from good quality B&Bs to luxury  hotels.

Just describe your ideal holiday and we will design it for you- for the same price as an ‘of the shelf’ itinerary offered by many other walking holiday companies.


Covid Update

Following the UK Government announcement on 22nd February we are now taking bookings for holidays commencing 17th May 2021. 

Should COVID-related restrictions prevent your holiday from taking place we will be happy to rearrange your holiday for later in the year or provide a refund. 



Julie Dysch UK October 2020

We have both had a lovely trip, very tiring, but very enjoyable. We've learnt a lot about the history of the area and also reading maps and that our waterproof coats need serious up grading. Thank you for organising this adventure for us. We certainly have our...

Julian Stuhler UK September 2020 (Dog walking holiday)

Just back home after a fantastic few days, and wanted to say a big thank-you for a very well-organised trip. All of the hotel/luggage arrangements worked out perfectly and the walking instructions and other information were fantastic. We both had an amazing time, and...

Carolyn Doorbar UK September 2020 (Dog walking holiday)

Really enjoying myself. Jess {the dog] is too            ...

Anne Marie Griffiths UK August 2020

We couldn't have asked for a better holiday …The trail guide took all the stress out of things so we could just relax and enjoy the walking. We particularly appreciated the route options - especially the ridgeway route from West Bexington to Abbotsbury, which was...

Chas & Sarah Geiger UK September 2020

Thank you so much for organising our Dorset walking trip. We really appreciated your careful consideration of how much walking we wanted to do each day and how you matched that to walks and hotels along the way. The guidance you provided, including the handy-sized...

Georgina Abrahams UK September 2020

We had a wonderful couple of days thank you.. the hotel {in Lyme Regis} was excellent, great location, beautiful setting and the service was second to none ….We were so lucky with the weather, it was all quite perfect thank you ....

Claire Pacariz UK August 2020

Thanks so much Debbie, I have had a wonderful time, despite the hot weather!               ...

Alison Littleboy UK July 2020

We were so grateful for the route guidance, and were able to help several others along the way! Your maps and timetables were just great Debbie, and made our walk a pleasure. Lots of happy memories, and pride in our...

Vicky Ellis UK July 2020

It was thoroughly amazing! We thoroughly enjoyed all our walks. Beautiful scenery and fantastic vistas. We both had a great time what a beautiful place. I’m sure we will return. Thank you for arranging such great routes for us.  

Ginny Nixon UK July 2020

We had a fabulous time, and thank you for your marvellous arrangements.  I just didn't have the bandwidth to get my head around it, so having it organised for me was wonderful…Your booklet was so useful.  We took the options a couple of times and got buses...

Our Walks

We offer a selection of walks in UK with some of the best scenery and special locations in England or Europe!

Perfect bespoke walking holidays customised for you and your family using our unique and detailed knowledge of Dorset.

The stunning Jurassic Coast is a spectacular backdrop with coastal landscapes, stunning beaches and beautiful rolling landscapes. Walk as much or as little as you wish.

If you want to discover Dorset at its best, this is the trail for you! As with all our holidays, how much of this you walk is up to you.

Take the hassle out of finding accommodation, dog-friendly beaches and inland trails to delight both humans and canines alike!

Let us take you to see some of the places in Hardy’s life which were the inspiration for many of his novels and poems.

The Wessex Ridgeway route winds its way through the best of rural Dorset. Slightly more challenging walking than “Undiscovered Dorset”.

The best walking holiday locations in Dorset

Guided fossil tours, deep sea fishing and more can be combined with walks in and around this beautiful historic harbour town.

Nestling behind Chesil beach, the picturesque village of Abbotsbury offers an ideal base for coastal and inland walking.

Weymouth is a lively seaside resort so ideal for young families. Discover Weymouth with Footscape.

Cerne Abbas is one of Dorset’s most beautiful and historic villages and features the iconic “Cerne Giant”. Surrounded by gorgeous countryside this is an ideal base for a walking holiday. 

The ‘Isle of Purbeck’ offers a winning combination of coastal and inland trails with the beautiful beaches in Swanage and Studland, the historical interest of Corfe Castle and much more for the whole family.

More about Footscape walking holidays in the UK and Dorset

Contact Us

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Booking Information

The boring but important stuff – including our Ts and Cs

Wide choice of Accommodation

Footscape holidays are designed with you in mind- with the type of accommodation in which you would like to stay.


What are Self-Guided Holidays?

A great way to enjoy a walking holiday at your own pace, supported by detailed and informative bespoke trail guide, put together for your specific holiday

Dorset Hiking News

Find out all about the latest news for walkers in and around Dorset

Tips and FAQs

Questions and frequently asked questions from our clients

Why Footscape?

Find out why our tailor-made holidays make us stand out.

Environmental Policy

The environment is critically important to maintaining Dorsets beautiful countryside