Blog posts

When Is It Too Soon To Talk About Christmas?

Aug 27, 2015 11:33 BST Stoke Park ​Some of you will be adamant that Christmas must not be mentioned before December but we know it’s only a matter of time before the advent calendars hit the supermarket shelves and we are forced to face the fact that Christmas is just 119 days away from now.

Ten years with the Travel Bags

Aug 26, 2015 19:10 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays In 2005, Canadian rambler Jocelyn Wattis decided to visit Europe on a walking tour. She invited some friends to join her, and the Travel Bags were born! Since that first visit to Paris, the tradition has continued, with an RWH trip for the Travel Bags every two years. This year, this formidable group is celebrating its 10th anniversary by visiting Ireland and Scotland.

Summer in the Dolomites

Aug 26, 2015 18:30 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays The striking mountain scenery of the Dolomites makes it a hugely popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts – but in the summer months, this UNESCO World Heritage site is a paradise for walkers, as Lynda and Martin Bryan-Brown found when they joined our new tour Colfosco, in the heart of the Dolomites.

8 Reasons To Become a Stoke Park Member

Aug 17, 2015 17:25 BST Stoke Park We want Members to treat Stoke Park as their home away from home and it is here to be enjoyed at your leisure when you become a Member.

These airlines have the highest fees

Aug 17, 2015 16:35 BST Dohop Airline fees have been going up consistently for a while and are now a whopping 15x what they were in 2007. A recent study by IdeaWorks revelead a 21% increase in ancillary revenue in 2014, to a total of $38.1 billion.

To the Maria Alm once more

Aug 14, 2015 17:11 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays

Seeing Mont Blanc from all sides

Aug 12, 2015 17:33 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Gerry Carson recently completed Le Tour de Mont Blanc, often regarded as one of the world’s greatest walks, which allows you to trek around Europe’s highest mountain. If, like Gerry, you also like your creature comforts, our Mont Blanc Hotel Trek is for you.

A Week Worth Celebrating ...

Aug 06, 2015 12:18 BST Stoke Park ​National Afternoon Tea Week (10th – 16th August) is fast approaching and it’s definitely worth celebrating in style; whether you have a sweet tooth or you’d rather something a little more savoury, Afternoon Tea is a perfect all-rounder. So next week it is time to stop what you’re doing at some point in the afternoon and treat yourself to a feast washed down with umpteen cups of tea!

Sicily Remembered Five Years On...

Aug 05, 2015 17:42 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays

And Yodel Bear came too!

Aug 04, 2015 11:27 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Tour leader Eileen Lyons has a much-travelled right-hand man!