Find your tour

Browse our site and find a Discerning Traveller self-guided walking tour to suit you!

Before you book a Discerning Traveller tour we want you to read the free detailed factsheet about the tour that interests you. Each factsheet contains a wealth of information from daily walking distances to places of interest to visit. There is a link from each tour page of our website to the factsheet order form which is located on our ‘Contact & Further Information’ page.

Have a question?

Having found your tour, please feel free to contact us at any time if you have any queries about any aspect of the tour.

You can contact us either directly from our contact page or by email to You can also telephone us during UK office hours: +44 (0) 1865 5415618 (head office in Oxford) or +44 (0) 1743 792622 (branch office in Shropshire).

Book your tour

Book and pay online via our website using our online booking form.

Alternatively, print out a booking form, complete it by hand and send it to us by post or fax.

Booking a tour – frequently asked questions

How to book with The Discerning Traveller

Download our Discerning Traveller

guide to booking your hiking holiday.

Our comprehensive guide to booking your self-guided tour with The Discerning Traveller covers what to do once you have selected your tour and what to expect once you have made a booking. Simply click on the link opposite to download the guide.

Tour payment methods

  • by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) online via WorldPay; or
  • £’s sterling cheque or banker’s draft payable to The Discerning Traveller Limited and posted to The Discerning Traveller, 38 Canal Street, Oxford, OX2 6BQ, UK; or
  • £s sterling TIPANET transaction between your bank and The Discerning Traveller’s bank; for more details of this method contact us; or
  • Please feel free to contact us to discuss payment methods.

Before booking, please ensure that you have read and understand our Booking Conditions.

Booking Form Information
We do hope that you like our new website!

We are still working on elements of the new and improved booking form. If you would like to book a tour, the booking form you see will look slightly different from the format of our new site…but do not be alarmed, we’re simply up-cycling our previous booking form until the new one is ready to go!

Simply click the ‘Go to our online booking form’ button to book and pay online. Alternatively, you can fill in the form, print it out and then send/fax it to us using the ‘Print our booking form’ button.