Blog posts • Jan 22, 2016 10:42 GMT
The recent adverse weather in the Lake District didn’t deter veteran rambler Gerry Carson or the redoubtable tour leaders Gillian and Chris; despite the elements, an excellent Christmas holiday was enjoyed by all at Hassness House.
Blog posts • Jan 13, 2016 11:46 GMT
Country Walking magazine’s January 2016 issue features a reader survey of overseas walking ambitions for the year ahead. The good news is that very own roving ambassador, Julia Bradbury (add link to Julia), topped the poll for favourite walking companion. And the even better news is that you can tackle all the top 10 walking experiences with Ramblers Worldwide Holidays!
Blog posts • Dec 18, 2015 17:35 GMT
Our excellent leaders are at the heart of our holiday business at RWH. With their unmatched knowledge, experience, and that personal touch, they are what makes each and every tour a unique success. But by the very nature of their work, it’s almost impossible to get them all together in one place to share vision and experience. But this year we managed it!
Blog posts • Dec 17, 2015 15:46 GMT
Our Cruise & Walk holidays give you the best of both worlds – luxury accommodation as you float past magnificent scenery, and shore excursions that take you right into the heart of the landscape on foot. Hannah Parsons describes her walking excursions through the stunning fjords of Norway, based on the Fred.Olsen ship, the MS Boudicca.
Blog posts • Nov 20, 2015 16:23 GMT
Since its inception in 2012, our ‘Walking Partnership’ fund, has donated £1,500 to Cambridge Rambling Club (CRC). The club has used these funds to help improve access to rights of way in their local area.
Blog posts • Nov 10, 2015 18:09 GMT
The dreamy locations of the Inspector Montalbano TV Series have placed this part of Italy firmly on the tourist map. Rupert Parker, journalist, photographer and member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, investigates and finds baroque hilltop towns, stunning beaches and is tantalised by a possible sighting of the famous detective.
Blog posts • Nov 03, 2015 13:39 GMT
Majorca’s image as a holiday destination is usually that of a party island of sun, sea and sand. But there’s a very different side to it; on the north-west of the island, a beautiful mountainous hinterland runs parallel to coast and is fantastic country for walking. Gerry Carson found his second visit to be even better than his first.
Blog posts • Oct 22, 2015 10:44 BST
Gwen Gallagher is a fantastic advert for the benefits of keeping fit and active. At the age of 83, she joined our Icelandic Explorer tour and did a top grade walk to the summit of Sulur Mountain, almost in the Arctic Circle – leaving some younger members of the group trailing behind.
Blog posts • Oct 16, 2015 20:17 BST
Did you know that the National Trust looks after over 775 miles of coastline in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including such iconic landmarks as the White Cliffs of Dover, the Giant’s Causeway and Rhosilli Bay? Whatever you’re looking for from a coastal walk – panoramic views, sandy bays, smugglers’ coves, or bracing sea air followed by a cosy café – there’s a stretch of coastline to suit.
Blog posts • Aug 26, 2015 19:10 BST
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.