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Wainwright Walkers Welcome

Jan 27, 2015 15:20 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Is Yorkshire the friendliest place for walkers? A undisputed 25 of its towns and villages have signed up to the ‘Walkers are Welcome’ scheme which aims to encourage walkers to be actively welcomed and assisted when visiting. Supporter & our roving ambassador, Julia Bradbury, says "The scheme’s simplicity has led to a jaw-dropping success."

Haggis, neeps and chatty - What will we do in winter?

Jan 26, 2015 15:26 GMT VisitScotland Here's the January 2015 edition of our industry blog from Partnership Communications Executive, Leo Plaster.

​Cruising and walking around Britain and Ireland

Jan 26, 2015 13:32 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays A Cruise & Walk holiday combines the freedom of a walking holiday with the pleasures of a cruise, and of course there are some views of our coast that can only be appreciated from deck level. Tour leader Amanda Williams explains why roaming around Britain and Ireland by cruise ship and on foot offers the best of both worlds.

Touring the Bothnian coast by electric car

Jan 22, 2015 12:07 GMT ÅF Katarina and her family took a driving holiday in their electric car around the Bothnian Sea in northern Sweden and Finland: “We made it all the way round and we even got a call from the Finnish energy authority, who wanted to know how our trip had gone. They promised more charging stations would be built in Finland in 2015.”

Welcome 2015

Jan 21, 2015 16:40 GMT Stoke Park ​With the New Year here, it offers us the perfect opportunity to make changes in our life to allow us to start working towards new goals for 2015. If you need some ideas or inspiration, we've put together a guide of simple yet fun ideas to make this the best year yet!

New Zealand – it really is the holiday of a lifetime! - Jane & Al Sarjeant

Jan 21, 2015 15:59 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ​Tour leaders Jane and Al Sarjeant have led eight tours to New Zealand and have never tired of its sights and experiences. Here’s why they love this extra-special walking destination.

Opposites attract

Jan 21, 2015 10:30 GMT Neopost ​In Winter the idea of curling up in a warm bed with a good book becomes irresistible. Despite inroads by e-books, most people prefer to relax with a printed book. E-books might be convenient, but there is something comforting about a paperback that can't be replicated. Christmas figures from Waterstones suggest that e-books might have reached their height with printed books outpacing e-books.

Dreaming of a White Christmas on Fuerteventura

Jan 16, 2015 16:44 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ​Tour leader Alf Robertson’s group found themselves missing the traditional British winter weather on Christmas Day on Fuerteventura. Well, almost … the Canary Islands did provide the white stuff in the end!

Four Amazing Themed Mini-Cruises Setting Sail In 2015

Jan 16, 2015 09:55 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruises are a fun experience at the best of times, but imagine sharing a voyage on the open waters with people who share the same interests as you? Themed cruises are a great way to go outside of your typical holiday and experience something truly unique with like-minded people to form memories and friendships that can last a lifetime. We have some great themed mini-cruises coming your way in 2015

10 Fantastic Cruises From 10 UK Ports

Jan 14, 2015 17:21 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Enjoying an unforgettable trip away has never been so easy, with an abundance of different departure locations across the UK offering you the chance to sample some of the greatest sights and experiences the world has to offer.