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.
Blog posts • Sep 16, 2016 17:22 BST
My dear friend John Carter, former presenter of ‘Wish You Were Here’, a prolific travel writer and champion of Ramblers Worldwide Holidays has just launched – ‘Gullible’s Travels’ – a hilarious account of his globe-trotting days!
Blog posts • Sep 02, 2016 17:10 BST
The combination of walking in medieval hilltop villages of Tuscany, sightseeing and cookery lessons proved the ideal holiday for Christine Dukey. But it was her travelling companions who really made the Tastes and Trails of Tuscany trip for her.
Blog posts • Aug 19, 2016 13:50 BST
Ramblers Worldwide Holidays wish to announce that they are the proud sponsors of the New Bridges of London Charity Walking Event in support of Isabel Hospice their local Hertfordshire based Charity. Why not use this event as a great day out in London irrespective of where you live and in he process support a worthwhile Charity .
Blog posts • Aug 15, 2016 16:25 BST
Theresa May is hiking in Switzerland. Angela Merkel is hiking in Northern Italy. As the two most powerful female politicians in Europe escaped the pressure by taking to the hills, it was great timing for the British Mountaineering Council’s #WomenOutdoors Week.
Blog posts • Aug 08, 2016 10:00 BST
Former Ramblers tour leader Allan Coy started walking in 1954, when he was 17. Now approaching 80 years old, he was a little apprehensive about tackling the famous pilgrim’s route, the Camino de Santiago – but he needn’t have worried.
Blog posts • Aug 05, 2016 10:00 BST
Frequent traveller Vivien Uff is an accomplished writer of visual travel guides specially designed for smartphones, so she particularly appreciated the cultural and scenic richness of her recent trip to the Gardens and Lakes of the Etruscan Highlands. The cuisine was a particular highlight! This tour is run by our sister company Adagio.
Blog posts • Aug 03, 2016 10:00 BST
Jane Brett didn’t really know what to expect of her first trip to Iceland, so she started with a short break in Reykjavik and the vicinity. She was impressed by the history, impressive landscape and the food she found, as well as by its unique and sometimes quirky character – but she gave the whale meat a miss …
Blog posts • Aug 01, 2016 10:00 BST
Some people think that this photo taken Freddie Bagley is a painting! As Freddie says, “The charm of Karpenissi with its surrounding mountains makes it the perfect place to discover the real beauty of Greece's hinterland. Combined with a visit to Delphi and the Gulf of Corinth, and sharing the love of walking with like-minded lovers of rambling over food and wine makes for a great holiday.”