About Compass Holidays

Compass Holidays specialise in walking and cycling short breaks and holidays around the UK and Europe. Founded over 20 years ago, our vast expertise means we know how to plan holidays to highlight the very best the countryside has to offer. Compass has also just launched a series of bike & boat tours around some of Italy's most breathtaking coastline.

A unique and active holiday with Compass allows you to get under the skin of the history, culture and natural beauty of some of the UK and Europe's most iconic and stunning locations.

Not only this, Compass will organise your holiday for you so that you can sit back, relax and enjoy your time away. Simply choose your activity, destination, dates and numbers and leave the rest to us. Want to know more about the quality of our service? Here's what our clients have to say....

Alternatively, find out more the owner of Compass Holidays, Steve Short.

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In 2013 we were very proud to be a finalist for the Gloucestershire Business Awards. The award that we were recognised for was 'Made in Gloucestershire Export Award'. 




Nature and history all in one place

England's National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty offer endless opportunities for people to learn, interact and appreciate the nature the beautiful landscapes have to offer. Landowners are supported to ensure that wildlife habitats are maintained in good condition and to protect threatened species.

History surrounds the AONB's and National Parks. The amount of lives, lived in these landscapes can be seen in the remains of everything from prehistoric stones to medieval castles, Roman roads to the airfields from WWI and WWII. There are more than 8,800 of England's ancient monuments which can be found in AONB's and National Parks.

Choose nature and history on our website where you'll find a range of UK activity holidays and short breaks to inspire you. Alternatively you can give us a call on .


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