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New Mountainous Moments for 2023

There’s something special about the mountains that brings a new perspective to everything else that’s going on. It could be their spectacular yet peaceful beauty, with sparkling waterfalls, imposing craggy rocks and hues of emerald green grasslands. Or perhaps, it’s their sheer size that enables us to feel humble and a part of something greater. […]

5 Deliciously Different Dishes and Drinks To Try in Madeira

Blessed with lush greenery, black beaches, natural volcanic pools and Mediterranean climates year-round, many may not know that the Portuguese island of Madeira is also home to some of Europe’s most diverse, mouth-watering cuisine. Located a stone’s throw away from Porto Santo and the Desertas Islands, you’ll soon find that Madeira is the ultimate paradise […]

Celebrate Bastille Day in style
with these 5 French holidays

On the 14th of July, France will be alive with dancing and fireworks as the country celebrates Bastille Day. Now a national holiday, Bastille Day, commemorates the storming of the Bastille in 1789, a day when Parisian revolutionaries attacked this royal fortress, releasing its prisoners and symbolising an end to the tyranny of the Bourbon […]

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 […]