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Walking weekends in Wells

Activity weekends. Walking Weekends at the Swan Hotel, Wells, Somerset

Enjoy walking weekends in the beautiful Somerset countryside. If you would like to find out more about Wells and the surrounding area, local guide, Siobhan Goodwin of Wells Walking Tours offers a range of interesting walks.

Whether you want to learn about the history of Wells or simply stroll through the woods and fields, Siobhan will ensure that you get the most from your walk. Wells is a beautiful city and the Mendip Hills are easy to get to from here.

Walking weekends can vary in theme. Choose from the Heritage walk, Hot Fuzz film location walk or a countryside ramble. Maybe a literary walk, ghost walk or food history walk is more your thing. Siobhan also offers special walks for children.

You can book walking weekends at any time throughout the year. Contact Siobhan for further information and booking details.

Her knowledge of the history, geology and nature of the area make for great walking weekends. 

Walking weekends – Clothing and general information
Walkers need to wear suitable stout footwear, bring a waterproof jacket and a drink and be in reasonable health to undertake a ramble. Siobhan is qualified and experienced in leading walking groups.

Rambles normally include stiles and a fairly strenuous climb. Routes are usually on public footpaths and marked paths.

Walking weekends – Maps for self-guided walks

Please download the following maps. These self-guided walks in Wells and the surrounding countryside were inspired by the Swans of Wells public art display in 2012. (Our Swan, ‘Majesty’ is in our car park.)

Swan Walk 1 – Tor Hill
A short walk of approximately 50 minutes with great views.

Swan Walk 2 – Dinder
Allow a couple of hours or so to wander through woods, a village and fields.

Swan Walk 3 – Milton
See a great deal of Wells and beautiful countryside on this walk of just under 3 miles.

Swan Walk 4 – Wookey Hole
Enjoy wandering through the fields at the foot of The Mendip Hills (approx 2.5 hours)

To make a booking or request further information please contact Siobhan on 01749 672438  (Mobile 07961159122). Enjoy walking weekends in Wells.