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5 wonderful places you can explore with our Headwater Navigation App

On a selection of our Headwater walking and cycling holidays, our guests can enjoy using our innovative Headwater Navigation App. Its turn-by-turn instructions, with audio for cycling trips, make navigation a breeze. And, with the app recommending fascinating points of interest along the way, you’ll never miss your destination’s highlights. Unlike Google Maps, you don’t need […]

7 reasons to take your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to Ireland

On the 17th of March, many people will be wearing green, donning Shamrocks and joining parades, all in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Ireland’s patron saint. St. Patrick was a priest who helped spread Christianity to the Irish. So traditionally, this day was a holy day, but modern celebrations have seen pints of Guinness, festivals […]

5 literary destinations to ignite your imagination for World Book Day

Exploring new, awe-inspiring or intriguing destinations sparks the imagination and brings creativity to life. In celebration of World Book Day on Thursday 3rd March, we’re inviting you to follow in the footsteps of literary greats and take a trip to one of our wonderful literary destinations to discover what inspired their world-famous novels and poems. […]

Quench Your Thirst for Travel With Our New Wine Destinations

Visiting the home of fine wine and sampling the produce at its rural vineyard provides a level of appreciation and insight that cannot be replicated by just buying off the shelf. Our new wine destinations showcase the unique terroir of the wine and its fascinating history, alongside exclusive tastings at the vineyards; perfect for wine […]

5 Romantic Destinations for Special Occasions

With Valentine’s Day here already, many of us will be thinking about how we can show our loved ones how much we care. And surely nothing can be more special than spending quality time with one another in a romantic location. Whether it’s a candlelit dinner in a cosy restaurant, where you while away the […]

Hadrian’s Wall Celebrates Its 1900th Anniversary

Stretching an immense 73 miles coast to coast from Wallsend in the east to Bowness-on-Solway in the west is the UNESCO-listed Hadrian’s Wall. Built by the Romans in AD122 to guard the northwest frontier of the Roman Empire, Hadrian’s Wall showcases a remarkable feat of engineering and labour. 2022 marks the 1900th anniversary of this […]

Linger for longer on our self-guided trips

If you love to visit new places independently but are searching for different, intriguing places to explore, our self-guided walking and cycling holidays offer the perfect solution. With expertly tested itineraries, we take away all the stress of pre-holiday planning, providing you with comprehensive route directions and detailed maps for your trips, as well as […]

Explore a different side to Europe with our 5 new Self-Guided Cycling Trips

There’s a joyous sense of freedom found in exploring new places independently, choosing the pace and the pauses, making time for the things that intrigue you along the way. Go by bike, and that freedom amplifies, stretching the boundaries and seeing more. If you enjoy this independent style of exploring but would love some new […]