Blog posts • Dec 11, 2017 08:59 GMT
Annette, an Administrator in our Leaders’ Department, travelled in October to Puerto Soller, Majorca, with her partner - and photographer - Andy. Here is her account of life’s ups and downs, well, the enjoyable ones experienced on their holiday!
Blog posts • Dec 04, 2017 08:19 GMT
Tess Haynes has tackled all three sections of the Offa’s Dyke Path over three years. She found it an uplifting challenge both physically and psychologically, with thoughtful and inspirational fellow walkers connecting with an ancient landscape over more than 170 miles of history. Here’s her story.
Blog posts • Nov 27, 2017 08:07 GMT
Les Bright , retired charity director and Chair of Exeter & District Ramblers , who lives in Exeter with his wife Jane, leads walks on Dartmoor. Only ever taking ‘package holidays’ with Ramblers Walking Holidays, Les explains the benefits his local group receives from booking an RWH package quoting the group name. Group benefits plus an excellent holiday = winners all round!
Blog posts • Nov 20, 2017 07:55 GMT
Alf Robertson has led Ramblers Walking Holidays for 21 years. He has travelled to some amazing destinations. A decade ago he led a tour in Corsica and finally got to return there last month, reminding him of what a glorious location it is. Alf will be leading our Ramblers Walking Holidays departures to Corsica on 20 May and 27 May when the spring flowers are at their best.
Blog posts • Nov 16, 2017 14:23 GMT
Susan Chan goes 'In Search of the Silk Road' with Ramblers Walking Holidays and finds it unexpectedly sublime.
Blog posts • Nov 13, 2017 08:38 GMT
Veteran walker Stewart Ramsden has completed an amazing total of 19 holidays with RWH, including hutting, cruise & walk and safari walks, so he was not about to let the little matter of a dodgy knee get in the way of his latest adventure in Andorra. Here’s his holiday diary.
Blog posts • Nov 06, 2017 16:54 GMT
Yvonne Bradshaw recounts the 12 days that she spent on the Balmoral cruising through spectacular waterways with guided walks in five very different Swedish towns on Ramblers Cruise & Walk Swedish Waterways.
Blog posts • Oct 30, 2017 15:37 GMT
On the Adventure Junkies travel website, there’s a list of their top 15 hiking destinations, and we were delighted to discover that so many of our tours hit the top spots. In fact, you can visit a third of the trails with Ramblers Worldwide Holidays.
Blog posts • Oct 23, 2017 14:32 BST
In July 2017, the Lake District became one of the latest places to become a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site, joining the likes of the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon in the hall of international acclaim. Totally well deserved in our view, and this wonderful area has been the centre of many Ramblers Walking Holidays for years so why not get out there and explore them.
Blog posts • Oct 20, 2017 19:28 BST
Peter Dudley explores the Portuguese island of Madeira on Ramblers Walking Holidays 'The Floating Gardens of Madeira' where a perfect blend of terrains along less well-known Levadas afford dramatic coastal views.
Blog posts • Oct 16, 2017 08:17 BST
Ramblers Walking Holidays tour leader Ray Philpotts and over 80 keen walkers congregated at a Shropshire railway station on 4th July to walk the first completed section of the Heart of Wales Line Trail, a major new long-distance route which will run 140-miles between rural railway stations on the scenic Heart of Wales Line linking Shrewsbury to South Wales when it is completed.
Blog posts • Oct 13, 2017 11:41 BST
On Wednesday evening, John Showell, chair of the Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust, attended the Campaign for National Parks' prestigious Park Protector Awards at the House of Commons, which was sponsored by the Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust.
Blog posts • Oct 12, 2017 12:13 BST
With 25 annual Ramblers Worldwide and Adagio holidays under his belt, Christopher Enraght-Moony is certainly one of our longest-standing and most loyal clients, and we were delighted to welcome him here to our Lemsford Mill HQ recently. Such is Christopher’s experience, he was even able to help us with location recommendations! Here he reflects on a quarter-century of happy memories.
Blog posts • Oct 11, 2017 12:54 BST
At RWH, we are in the privileged position of being able to use our profits to make a difference to the lives of the less advantaged people in the countries we explore. Our Heart & Sole scheme, which is run directly by our office staff, offers direct financial aid and support to projects and charities in the UK and overseas, dealing with schools, orphanages, hospices and environmental projects.
Head of Marketing, Lynn Scrivener, enjoyed the National Geographic Traveller Festival 2017 in London this month.
Blog posts • Sep 29, 2017 13:57 BST
Lynn Scrivener, Head of Marketing, joined Ramblers Walking Holidays Ambassador Julia Bradbury at the National Geographic Traveller Festival 2017 in London where Julia headlined the afternoon's panel discussing “Travel Geeks: The Modern Rambler”.
Blog posts • Aug 21, 2017 13:46 BST
It’s not every day on a Ramblers holiday that your local guide carries a rifle. Well, it is every day when you are in Spitsbergen and you step outside the settlement into polar bear country. Welcome to the wild north – the Arctic. Susan Chan has recently returned from our Cruise & Walk Land of the Midnight Sun tour. Here’s her story.
Blog posts • May 31, 2017 11:39 BST
The first trip for Ramblers Walking Holidays to Swaziland was a success, judging by the happy walkers that I left in Simunye. The new trip, “Secret Swaziland and the Panorama Route” was half way through its journey, and Swaziland was no longer a secret.
Blog posts • May 31, 2017 10:19 BST
Tate Modern’s summer show this year is dedicated to Alberto Giacometti, one of the greatest painter-sculptors of the 20th century, best known for his fragile, stretched human figures, one of which holds the record for the most expensive sculpture ever sold at auction, at $141 million. Giacometti is at Tate Modern in London from 10th May to 10th September.