Tarka Trail


Holiday companies

The companies listed below can arrange your Tarka Trail adventure for you

These companies arrange accommodation and move your bags for walkers who want to hike a long section of the Tarka Trail and if you book with them you will generally stay in a different place each night. On most of these breaks, you will be provided with all the information you need to enable you to hike independently at your own pace, rather than walking as part of a group with a guide.


West Country WalkingWestcountry Walking Holidays specialise in delivering flexible and great value self-guided walking holidays and short breaks on the South West Coast Path. They design the holiday itinerary around your requirements. Accommodation is secured within two weeks of booking, which they let you approve before it is confirmed. Their standard package is comprehensive including B&B accommodation, baggage transfer and maps and guides.

Absolute EscapesAbsolute Escapes offers self-guided walking holidays on the South West Coast Path. They provide packages that include carefully selected accommodation, door-to-door bag transfers, and comprehensive Information Pack with a guidebook, map, route notes and recommendations for lunch and dinner each day. They are a leading specialist in walking holidays and offer packages on many long distance trails in the UK & Ireland.

Encounter Walking HolidaysEncounter Walking Holidays provide walking holidays and short breaks on every section of the Coast Path. They specialise in helping with the requests that others struggle with or don’t want to take on – whether you are a small group looking for the best prices, walking with your dogs, have an unusual itinerary idea or are just arriving from overseas and are new to UK Walking Routes. They provide detailed quotes for walkers with no commitment to book so get in touch with your ideas and questions!

Contours walking holidaysContours Walking Holidays are the specialists in self-guided walking holidays (hiking tours) in Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland. They provide packages covering the whole of the South West Coast Path, as well as The Saints Way, Two Moors Way, Dartmoor Way and Tarka Trail. With comfortable accommodation, maps, guidebooks, transportation of luggage and a choice of itineraries, every detail is taken care of, leaving you free to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Coast Path.

Naearwater Walking HolidaysNearwater Holidays specialise in single base, inn to inn trips and bespoke walking holidays along sections of the Coast Path in Cornwall. The walks have been developed with the benefit of their local knowledge to ensure the visiting walker has the chance to see a few extra special places that they would otherwise overlook.

Luggage TransfersLuggage Transfers Ltd. deliver around 10,000 bags a month on these national walking trails and we are also a “one stop shop” for one night friendly accommodation, short break accommodation, walking itineraries and general information for those planning a walking holiday.