Blog posts

Through the Heart of New England - Graham Stenger

Jan 30, 2015 10:29 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ​You really have to see the North American Fall season to fully appreciate why people all over the world dream about it. Here, leader Graham Stenger takes us through the spectacular heart of New England in the Fall.

Winter Treats

Jan 28, 2015 11:53 GMT Stoke Park ​As winter approaches and the cold nights draw in, we can’t help but dream of relaxing in the luxurious yet cosy surroundings of The Mansion in front of a roaring open fire or unwinding in the tranquillity of the Spa Atrium on a Spa Day. Throughout the winter months there is something for everyone to enjoy, from deliciously warming treats in Humphry's to an ever so tempting Winter Golf Package.

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!