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.
Blog posts • Apr 19, 2017 14:45 BST
Blog posts • Apr 19, 2017 14:39 BST
If you’ve travelled with Ramblers Walking Holidays before, you may already have spoken to Nicola Alvarez, who is a senior accounts clerk, and Rachel Martin, a sales and reservations consultant; both are on hand to offer assistance and advice to our clients in arranging their holidays. We thought it would be great if they could experience a tour for themselves!
Blog posts • Feb 27, 2017 17:11 GMT
With the Welsh taking to the streets on 1 March, adorned with the National flower daffodils and the venerable leek, to celebrate to Saint David's Day*, the feast day in honour of the patron saint of Wales, why not embark on your own Welsh pilgrimage this Spring to discover more about this country’s very distinctive culture with a Ramblers Walking Holiday on the Welsh West coast?
Blog posts • Feb 17, 2017 12:27 GMT
You can earn Reward Points each time you book a holiday with Ramblers Walking Holidays. For every £1 you spend, get 2 Reward Points; each 100 points are worth a £1 discount on a future holiday. For a limited time only , get Double Reward Points when you book your summer holiday before 31 March 2017 and earn 4 Reward Points for every £1 spent.
Blog posts • Jan 26, 2017 15:00 GMT
As roughly a sixth of the world’s population gets ready to celebrate the onset of the Year of The Rooster, why not make this the year you travel to China with Ramblers Walking Holidays. According to Chinese astronomy, roosters are confident, the epitome of punctuality and reliability and also tend to be active and healthy - all great qualities for keen walkers.
Blog posts • Jan 25, 2017 16:26 GMT
Oliver Rattigan is new to our Sales & Reservations Department so we sent him over to Switzerland tour last autumn to help get him up to speed with our holidays. If you fancy exploring this charming country for yourself then we offer a number of different holidays to showcase authentic Switzerland.
Blog posts • Nov 07, 2016 15:15 GMT
Every year Lonely Planet’s experts select the most amazing places to go and things to do in the year ahead. Their ‘Best in Travel 2017’ has just come out, and the great news is that Ramblers Walking Holidays can take you to three of the top five Lonely Planet destinations!
Blog posts • Oct 24, 2016 10:39 BST
Perhaps you’ve read (or intend to read) this book by James Rebanks, which has become a rather unlikely bestseller. It’s an account not just of one shepherd's year, but of an ancient way of life told from the point of view of the shepherds who have worked the fells in the same way for centuries.
Blog posts • Sep 29, 2016 16:30 BST
I confess that when I heard that ‘Joanna Lumley’s Japan’ was about to burst upon our screens, I thought “here we go again, yet another celebrity travelogue” which was bound to be beautifully filmed but embracing weary-worn, well-trodden paths.
Blog posts • Sep 23, 2016 17:24 BST
Some people go for the scenery; others for the physical challenge; but there is also an element of the spiritual journey helped by the isolated wayside chapels with their ancient primitive altars, as Jane and Richard Anderson found on the Route St Jacques.