Blog posts • Nov 19, 2014 10:35 GMT
Barry Trevis our in-house bird expert and bird tour leader with some tips on how you can get up close with some close relatives of 'Monty'.
Blog posts • Nov 13, 2014 17:24 GMT
Annette Cotter led this tour for us in September and wrote this thoughtful piece. The fighting at Flanders Fields and the cost of war is very much in our minds this week. If you would like to experience for yourself the heritage of this part of Europe, there are four more holiday departures next year, starting from May 2015.
Blog posts • Nov 07, 2014 10:20 GMT
Alan Shipley from Horsham in Surrey has recently returned from a Ramblers Worldwide Holidays trip to western Canada. The Canadian Rockies abound with stunning scenery – emerald lakes, glaciers, alpine forests and rugged mountains compete with charming towns and fascinating cities for your attention. While spoilt for choice, here Alan picks out the highlights of his trip.
Blog posts • Nov 05, 2014 15:26 GMT
Spare the turkey, break with tradition and spend Christmas abroad this year. Stride forth and enjoy a convivial guided walking holiday – with all the trimmings – to some of the most exotic, tantalising and beautiful destinations in the World with Ramblers Worldwide Holidays including Crete, Jordan, Morocco, Sicily, Turkey, Siena and Florence, Malta and Gozo.
Blog posts • Nov 04, 2014 10:08 GMT
Enthusiastic walker Gerry Carson has just returned from one of our new holiday destinations, the Garfagnana Valley in central Italy. Gerry reports that he had a great time in this less-visited area, and his photos certainly showcase the beauty of this ideal mountain walking location.
Blog posts • Oct 28, 2014 14:39 GMT
Darren Fields is new to our team and to the joys of walking holidays in the UK. So we sent him to Hassness, our very own country house on the shores of Buttermere in the Lake District, to break in his new walking boots. Now he can’t wait to go back…
Blog posts • Oct 21, 2014 16:17 BST
When Yve joined our Women’s Activity Week, she expected hill walking, yoga and Pilates, morning jogging, Nordic walking, aerobics and circuit training, even morning dips in the lake. What she didn’t expect was to be moved to poetry! Here she shares her thoughts in verse, as well as a very atmospheric watercolour she painted while in the Lakes.
Blog posts • Oct 02, 2014 15:26 BST
This was my first Ramblers Holiday, and my wife Lesley, and I can only say what a wonderful experience we had with good company, beautiful walks and views, numerous historic sites, and based in a lovely hotel. The whole experience was enhanced by our leader, Adam Ward, who went out of his way to make sure that we all gained the maximum benefit from our holiday.
Blog posts • Sep 25, 2014 08:30 BST
Ramblers Worldwide Holidays have run an outstanding holiday in California for many years. It is an area of the planet that evidently was at the front of the queue when they handed out natural wonders.
Blog posts • Sep 23, 2014 11:54 BST
The soaring landscapes of the Alps and the Dolomites dominate a part of Italy that often doesn’t seem very Italian at all. Most of the region known as the Südtirol belonged to Austria until it was handed over to Italy at the end of WW1, and many of its inhabitants and much of its way of life reflects that northern heritage.
Blog posts • Sep 16, 2014 13:06 BST
When you’re leading a group, you are always concentrating fully on them, totally absorbed on making their holiday the best possible, looking out for their safety while making sure that none of the sights or experiences are missed. It’s pretty full on, and hugely enjoyable.
Blog posts • Aug 18, 2014 08:44 BST
28 days on a cruise seemed so long – but with so many activities on the ship and walks from the ports the time soon flew by. A big bonus was being able to visit Odessa, which was previously cancelled, and well worth the visit.