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10 Tips for Preparing for Self-Guided Walking Holidays

One of the best ways to explore is on foot as you get to see and experience so much more, but it’s important to prepare in advance as this will help you get the most from your holiday. Our 10 tips for preparing for self-guided walking holidays will help you on your journey. 1: Get […]

Headwater join the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass Walk

The UK is home to many beautiful and awe-inspiring walks, but access to these paths has not always been legal. It was back on 24th April 1932 when around 500 walkers descended on Kinder Scout in a mass trespass. They aimed to highlight that walkers in England and Wales were unable to ramble on areas of open country. It was this protest walk that marked the beginning of a campaign to legislate rights to walk on access land.

Get Fit For Your Headwater Cycling Holiday

First of all, don’t let the word ‘fit’ deter you! Headwater cycling holidays are designed to be relaxing, and all our holidays are assigned an activity level and give you daily distances before you go, so you will have a good idea of how much cycling you’ll be doing well in advance of your holiday. […]

Family-Friendly Activity Holidays

Our family activity holidays to Austria, France and Spain provide an exciting mixture of adventure and relaxation that is fun for all the family. With a range of activities including hiking, cycling and canoeing, you can be confident that your children will never get bored. And our carefully chosen, tranquil destinations are the ideal place […]

Reel Europe: Film Locations You’ll Love

Lights, camera, action… Headwater destinations are carefully selected for their magnificent beauty. So it stands to reason that so many of the backdrops for our guided and self-guided walking and cycling holidays have featured in famous films and television shows. Here are just a few of our favourite cinematic destinations… Vienna, Austria The magnificent city […]

Rethink Romance

There’s more to romance than you think. Dreaming of that romantic getaway for two, but not so keen on sharing it with a crowd of couples with the same idea? Then we’ve got some inspiration for a romantic European getaway that’ll stand out. Romance doesn’t have to be a cliched, crowded trip to Venice or […]

Rethink Your Year: 2019

Rethink holidays, think Headwater. We’re shaking things up in 2019, and if you’re looking to revitalise the way you experience the vast and tantalising majesty of our world, you’ve come to the right place. We’re rethinking the way to travel in 2019. We want to make this year the best yet for our guests, and […]

Airships, ferries and bikes – above, on and around Lake Konstanz

Don’t just take our word for it. Headwater customer Mike Spiller writes about his recent cycling holiday to Lake Konstanz… The Pfander cable-car station gives you stunning views of 3 countries. To the south are over 200 Swiss and Austrian Alpine mountain peaks. They stretch so far and wide that their beauty almost dilutes the sheer […]

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