Articles tagged with: walking-holidays
Charlene Mitchell discovers an adventure-seeker’s paradise in the Canadian Rockies.
Nendaz, a popular ski resort in winter, really comes alive in summer when you can discover the ancient network of bisses, as Sarah Gibbons discovers.
Every year in July, Nendaz – located in the heart of the Valais region in Switzerland – is transformed into a living scene of Swiss traditions and folklore. Over an entire weekend, more than 150 alphorn players meet in the resort to take part in the annual International Alphorn Festival, which also features traditional Swiss dancing, parades, craftsmanship and competitions.
Alan Partridge fan? Now you can follow in his footsteps in his native Norwich with a new walking tour to coincide with the new film release Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa which is launched in UK cinemas on August 7th.
With temperatures nudging a toasty 30°C this week it’s time to get out and enjoy the Great Outdoors! Great Britain boasts 15 stunning National Parks, protecting the UK’s most spectacular landscapes and treasured wildlife. As National Parks Week approaches (July 29th to August 4th) we take a look at what each of Great Britain’s 15 'breathing spaces' has to offer.
After the long light-deprived polar nights, the Arctic Circle is lit up in a continuous golden glow during the summer months, when the sun doesn’t set for months on end – creating the phenomenon known as the ‘midnight sun’.
Jersey’s annual Spring Walking Week takes place from 11th to 18th May and offers visitors a chance to explore the island on foot, from cliff-top paths to woodland trails and idyllic country lanes.
Have you been inspired by the London Marathon?
Whether you're after an action-packed holiday or a luxurious escape, here's a handy guide to Croatia's best islands:
It was mid-October and the frost already lay thick on the ground, glistening in the light of the moon. As I looked out across the silhouetted snow-capped peaks beyond, I stopped and listened…complete silence. I couldn't have felt much further from the London rush hour.
Do you want to relive the dramatic scenes from ‘Touching the Void’? Ten years after the BAFTA-winning film first hit our screens – and 25 years since the book it was based on was published – Simon Yates, ‘the man who cut the rope’, returns to the Peruvian Andes on a specially designed trek by adventure holiday specialist World Expeditions.
They describe Yangshou as a fairytale country and this mountainous landscape beside the Li River in southern China lives up to its legendary reputation for beauty and hospitality.
Follow in the footsteps of the infamous trekking duo Hillary and Norgay and celebrate the 60th anniversary of their assent to the summit of Mount Everest with a base camp adventure trip.
Plas Curig in Snowdonia is the only hostel in Wales that has been awarded a Five Star rating by Visit Wales.
If you are looking for a different way of celebrating St Patrick’s Day in Ireland this year, join a walking holiday with Sherpa Expeditions and explore the Emerald Isle’s timeless landscapes.
Most tourists head straight for the sun-baked beaches of southern Tenerife, but a huge number of exciting sights and experiences lie beyond, as Sarah gibbons discovers
Want to go on a trekking adventure but unsure of where and when to go? With the help of World Expeditions, we’ve compiled a handy seasonal trekking guide, from spring-time hikes in Nepal to enjoying the long summer days in Alaska.
Historian and broadcaster Dan Snow has inherited a passionate love of the Welsh landscape, people … and its ice cream.
New year, new you? A trip to the Himalaya may sound strenuous, demanding and only for seasoned, fitter hikers but World Expeditions, who has been pioneering trekking in the region since 1975, has a number of itineraries that can be enjoyed safely by everyone, even first timers.
Holly Tuppen visits The Devonshire Arms Hotel, satisfying a longing for a wintry weekend of fine food, breathtaking walks and whisky by the fire
As Wellington celebrates the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, hosting the world première on November 28th, Hobbit-mania has taken over New Zealand once again.
The iconic 156-day Great Himalaya Trail, the world’s longest and most expensive trek (just below £20,000 per person) has just got cheaper.
The Pyrénées Atlantiques department of southwest France is a land of contrasts. With sandy beaches, rugged mountains, miles of picturesque countryside and quaint, historic towns galore – this is the region for holidaymakers with variety on their minds.
A series of new volcano trails have been launched on the island of Tenerife, allowing visitors to enjoy the volcanic landscape.
Faith Warn hikes through the Imbros Gorge in the White Mountains of western Crete and is rewarded with spectacular views along the way