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What’s the difference between guided and self-guided walking holidays?

Let’s cut through the confusion and show you these in clarity… Choosing a holiday is always a big decision. In fact, a study in 2014 said Britons spend over 30 hours choosing the right one. So it’s likely we’ve caught you somewhere along this part of your journey. If that’s right, we’re here to help you […]

3 outdoor Black Friday activities a lot more fun than shopping

So, today is the day that many people look forward to every year – Black Friday. Since 1932, this day has been regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season in the US – and here in the UK we’ve followed the trend. With retailers promoting hundreds of Black Friday deals and bargains online […]

Canary Islands: Beauty Beyond the Booze

It’s nearing the end of November and we’ve all started twiddling with the thermostat again to keep up with the ever-changing and unpredictable British weather. Welcome to the Canary Islands – where the weather is pretty much constant all year round. Now, we know what you’re thinking, but we’re here to prove that there’s a vast, […]

How to travel green

The Sustainable Destinations Top 100 was unveiled this year, so we checked the list out to see whether any of our holiday destinations have made the cut. We’re really pleased that Geilo in Norway, Azores in Portugal and Terres de L’Ebre in Catalunya are on the list. But what are the qualities that make a […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Cross-Country Skiing: Part 1

The beauty of cross-country skiing is that you’re able to admire the stunning scenery around you whilst skiing on crisp white snow, compared to downhill skiing when you move at a much faster pace. Take your time to marvel at the fascinating wildlife, beautiful winter flowers and sky-blue alpine lakes. In some places you can […]

Our Algarve Reps Tell All…

What better way to learn about our walking and cycling holidays in the Algarve than from our reps on the ground – Tony and Ludmilla? This husband and wife team have worked for Headwater since 2001 and we caught up with them on a recent visit to this unspoilt region of Portugal… What do you […]

Make your own: Glühwein

A warming glass of glühwein at Christmas really helps to get you in the mood for the festivities and makes you feel all fuzzy inside. Popular in German-speaking regions, including Vienna, Munich and Salzburg, this traditional ruby-coloured potion is usually created from red wine spiced with cinnamon, cloves and other fragrant ingredients. You’ll most certainly […]

Top 5 secret winter wonderlands

It’s getting on to that special time of year…already the weather is a little nippier, and the nights are drawing in. When it’s cold, it’s tempting to stay inside. But here’s one fact about the winter: the best places to be are out there in the great outdoors! Perhaps you don’t believe us, but if you […]