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Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ‘Toasts’ Fred. Olsen’s ‘Best Cruise Line for Food’ Award

Press Release   •   Aug 07, 2015 11:36 BST

Ramblers Worldwide Holidays is delighted to offer congratulations to its Cruise & Walk partner, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines which has just been awarded ‘Britain’s Best Cruise Line for Food’ in the Holiday and Cruise Channel’s prestigious ‘Telly Awards’.

Fred. Olsen won this accolade by a considerable margin – registering nearly 10,000 votes.

The cruise line offers a wide range of restaurants and dining experiences across its fleet of smaller, intimate ships like Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch.All feature prominently in RWH’s highly successful Cruise & Walk programme which has been operation now for 8 years.

Kathy Cook, RWH’s Joint Managing Director, said, “We would like to ‘toast’ this success with all the chefs and staff who have made this coveted award possible.Not only are they satisfying an appetite for some of the cruising on the high seas but discerning taste buds as well!Their achievement adds enormously to the success of our Cruise & Walk holidays.”

A sampling of these guided walking holidays include


Arctic – Lands of Ice and Fire – cruise northern oceans and experience the natural wonders of Iceland and Greenland.

Price from £1,380 per person – 9, 11 and 15 nights.


Baltic Discovery – historic cities and stunning Baltic coastal scenery including, St Petersburg, the characterful towns of Lübeck and Tallinn and the islands of Stockholm.

£1,755 per person – 13 and 14 nights.


France and Spain River Cruising – a 14 night adventure embracing Seville and the Guadalquivir River (Spain); Lisbon (Portugal); Aviles (Spain); the Gironde and Garonne Rivers in Bordeaux and the River Seine (France).

Price from £1,565 per person.

FLY-CRUISE TO THE CANARIES AND CAPE VERDE – a choice of 13 and 14 night holidays embracing Tenerife and La Palma (Canaries), Madeira (Portugal), Agadir (Morocco) and Porto Novo and Mindelo (Cape Verde).

Price from £1,555 per person.

PORTUGAL AND HER ISLANDS – a 13 night holiday with ports of call including, Lisbon, Leixoes for Oporto, Funchal (Madeira) and the Azores .

Price from £1,670 per person.

CARIBBEAN AND LATIN AMERICA – a choice of exciting 16 & 17 night holidays (with 14 cruise nights) discovering rain forests, colonial cities, sandy beaches and salsa.Highlights include, Barbados, St Vincent, St Maarten, Antigua, Grenada, Montego Bay, St Lucia and Grand Turk .

Price from £2,450 per person.

BRITAIN AND IRELAND – an opportunity to ‘hug the coast’ and explore some of the most beautiful and historic sites around the British Isles.A choice of 8, 10 and 11 night holidays with highlights that include, Falmouth, Belfast, Edinburgh, Portree, Invergordon, Kirkwall, Tobermory and Anglesey.

Price from £1,155 per person.


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  • Award-winning Ramblers Worldwide Holidays have been established since 1946 and are the experts in guided walking adventures.
  • The company now operates 250 holidays in 70 countries.
  • Ramblers Worldwide Holidays offer a range of graded walks from leisurely to challenging.
  • View the online brochure here
  • Their portfolio also includes specialist holidays linked to walking such as, cooking, cruising, birdwatching, rail journeys and flora.
  • A range of walking grades are available from leisurely strolls to more challenging mountain hikes.
  • Alongside their traditional guided walking proposition, Ramblers Worldwide Holidays provide independent, self-guided UK walking adventures via their Load Off Your Back programme www.loadoffyourback.co.uk
  • Ramblers Worldwide Holidays provide a fully protected service for their customers as members  of ABTA, AITO & ATOL scheme.
  • The operator is a not-for-profit company and contributes monies to the Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust which supports walking related and environmental projects in the UK. The company also funds Heart & Sole - an initiative managed by company staff, with the aim of reaching into the heart of the communities visited. The company’s mission is to generate funds for walking charities by the provision of outstanding outdoor activity holidays.
  • Ramblers Worldwide Holidays also runs The Walking Partnership - an initiative which champions walking at the 'grass roots' level by providing funding and support to walking groups and clubs throughout the UK.
  • Ramblers Worldwide Holidays is the Walking Holiday Partner of the Ramblers, Britain’s walking charity which is driving this summer’s Big Pathwatch project, to the ‘rights of way’ network across England and Wales  which stretches for 140 thousand miles.
  • For further information please contact grahamross1@btconnect.com – 01255 670661