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Our Top 5 Best Walking Holidays for Beginners

If you or your travelling companion are first-time, self-guided walkers, our Headwater Walking Holidays offer excellent choices for beginners. So, what are the benefits of booking a self-guided walking holiday? We explore it here: Why go self-guided? With a self-guided walking holiday, you are in charge of where you go, what you see and when. […]

5 Destinations Brimming With Local Culture

When we think about local culture, we think of a destination’s rich history; ancient traditions that unite the locals; home cooking passed down from generations and a sense of local pride in the unique wildlife you may see in their region. Delving into a destination’s local culture allows us to see the beauty of a […]

4 unmissable gastronomic regions in Europe

Breath-taking scenery, iconic landmarks, historical monuments and world-class museums are what make our European destinations fascinating places to visit, but nothing comes close to their unique culinary traditions. Differing tremendously from region to region, the culinary delights often reflect the destination’s rich heritage, culture and terroir. So, we’ve collected some of our favourite regions for […]

The most scenic lakes and rivers to explore in Europe

We’re fortunate to have plenty of water-based wonders that we can explore in the UK and Europe. From literary geniuses like William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter to Bavarian King’s, serene freshwater lakes and rivers continue to be a great place for those looking to be inspired or for those looking for a restful retreat. A […]

5 Easter traditions from around the world

Many of us will celebrate this weekend feasting on chocolate and hunting for Easter eggs, but the traditional Easter varies depending on where you are in the world. As we’ve travelled across Europe, we’ve been delighted to come across a wealth of unique and interesting customs. Here are a few of our favourite ways to […]

Our Top 5 Favourite Trips For Breathtaking Mountains and Valleys

If you’re looking for a challenge on your next holiday, Headwater has a range of trips that will most definitely fit the bill. However, we always want to ensure your efforts are well-rewarded, whether it’s with a spectacular, panoramic mountain view or gentle rolling valleys, followed quickly by a restorative dip in a thermal pool […]

5 Serene Holidays To Get Away From It All

After over a year of exploring hidden gems in our own backyard, most of us are eagerly anticipating the time when it’s safe to discover the remote trails, secluded hamlets, and historic villages across the UK and Europe once more. But the time is coming. With the UK roadmap securely in place, we can finally […]

4 Whiskey Distilleries to Wet Your Whistle in the UK

From peaty, caramel flavours of single malts to spicy, dry rye whiskies, each distillery across the United Kingdom has its own unique flavour palate. Influenced by their environment, access to local ingredients and their choice of distillation and maturing processes, UK whiskies offer a remarkable variety of tastes that cater to every kind of refined […]