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New Pilgrim Pathways for 2023

Although pilgrimages are often regarded as journeys to places that hold special holy significance, people embark on pilgrim walks for a whole variety of reasons, many of which may not be religious. These routes encompass fascinating historical sites, giving insight into a region’s earliest traditions. They pass through some beautiful landscapes, often a draw for […]

More New Idyllic Islands for 2023

When picturing an idyllic island escape, clear turquoise water gently lapping golden sands may come to mind. Or perhaps, it’s the laid-back, welcoming hospitality and intriguing blend of cultures that often make up an island’s history that piques your interest. Add in glorious walks that explore the spectacular landscape, and you’ll have all the ingredients […]

Discover 3 More Majestic Mountains for 2023

Ascending a winding mountain path, the breathtaking views reach further and further into the distance, the brooding magenta mountain peaks, rich forestland and rivers tracing a line through the landscape. But it’s more than just the sights. As the air becomes fresher, it creates a buzz of life like no other. The world far below […]

Discover Delicious Dishes On Our Three New Trips

One of the joys of travelling to new areas is discovering their different regional cuisines; unique flavours and aromas, unfamiliar ingredients and alternative cooking techniques that bring excitement, variety and deliciousness to their dishes. We’ve made gastronomy a key focus when designing our new Headwater self-guided trips. These holidays have been curated to take you […]

Discover New Idyllic Islands for 2023

Take a break on an idyllic island, and you can be assured of finding a place to recharge and relax. Away from the busy everyday hubbub, our island breaks inspire a slower pace of life, where scenic landscapes of enchanting coastlines, majestic mountains and charming villages captivate your attention and let the stresses of day-to-day […]

Explore Our New Captivating Coasts in the USA and Canada

Being by the sea brings delight to all the senses; the sound of gently lapping or powerfully crashing waves, the smell of the fresh sea air with a whisper of salt and the magnificent ever-expansive views. Add in a dose of movement and this uplifted feeling is enhanced, making a coastal walk or bike ride […]

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 […]