Blog posts • Feb 27, 2015 16:57 GMT
In addition to its amazing scenic, historic and cultural heritage, Morocco also offers some of the best birdwatching in North Africa. Steve Newman went birding in southern Morocco with us on our new trip to the desert, wetland and mountain habitats of the Atlas Mountains. Here is the first of his day-by-day accounts.
Blog posts • Feb 24, 2015 11:17 GMT
The vibrant souks, the magnificent Alhambra Palace, Cordoba’s exquisite Mezquita and Madrid’s Palaccio Real are obvious enduring memories of the Moorish Trail for Jill and Roger Skidmore; but here are their Top Ten other memories which will remain with them for just as long.
Blog posts • Feb 16, 2015 16:03 GMT
Margaret Morfoot was thrilled by the sheer variety of colourful birdlife and other diverse wildlife of Costa Rica. Guided by local bird expert Frank, the group managed to add a total of over 20 sightings of species not on the already extensive list of spottings accumulated by previous RWH guests.
Blog posts • Feb 10, 2015 11:01 GMT
We are very fortunate to be based at the stunning site of Lemsford Mill, near Welwyn Garden City, and we are proud to be custodians of a small part of wild Hertfordshire. Peter Oakenfull is part of the team that maintains the Mill grounds and its wildlife. In the first of a series of seasonal posts, he tells us what the site and his work mean to him.
Blog posts • Feb 05, 2015 14:46 GMT
For once not leading a tour for RWH, Eileen and Paul Lyons spent a welcome few days’ winter holiday in Ragusa Ibla in the Val di Noto in south-east Sicily, familiar to fans as the scenic setting for TV’s Inspector Montalbano series.
Blog posts • Jan 30, 2015 10:29 GMT
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.
Blog posts • Jan 27, 2015 15:20 GMT
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."
Blog posts • Jan 26, 2015 13:32 GMT
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.
Blog posts • Jan 21, 2015 15:59 GMT
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.
Blog posts • Jan 13, 2015 17:00 GMT
Ramblers intern Kate Mellor has been walking the path of ancient history across two continents. She was following the Moorish Trail on a cultural journey that began in the 8th century; starting in Marrakesh, it leads through Morocco, across to Andalucia in Spain, and all the way up to modern Madrid.
Blog posts • Dec 22, 2014 11:34 GMT
The Sithonia Peninsula is the middle of the three fingers of Halkidiki province that jut out into the Aegean in Macedonia in Northern Greece. Ramblers intern Kate found much to enjoy on this tranquil walking holiday on mainland Greece.
Blog posts • Dec 19, 2014 16:33 GMT
That’s what RWH tour leader Adrian Flatt is wondering; He’s on top of the world following his recent trip to Bhutan, Darjeeling and Sikkim.