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Cycling in Brittany – from the point of view of my partner, who finally – finally – gets to choose our holiday

I was adamant. She knew this because my adamant face is entirely different to my habitual amenable face. She had successfully dodged my bucket-list holiday for years, but as the brochure on the coffee table was slid into her peripheral vision, she began to smell – figuratively speaking – a rat. I had found the […]

Not to be missed: 12 of the most beautiful villages in France

Rolling through France on two wheels, the warm breeze touching your skin as you pedal by, is perhaps one of the best ways to discover the joys of this wonderful country. With 156 villages officially named as “Les Plus Beaux Villages de France”, there is plenty of culture, history and architecture to enjoy as you […]

Come Ride with Headwater!

We have some exciting news about improvements we have made to our route directions, following customer feedback. For those of you like to travel by bike when on holiday, we have begun rolling out electronic versions of our route directions, which can be downloaded onto handheld devices such as mobile phones (Android or i-Phone) or […]

Bucket List Activities for Cyclists

Exploring your favourite European countries by bike can allow you to delve into intriguing, varied and enrapturing locations at your own pace and in a whole new way. You can take the opportunity to plan your own route each day and gently meander from stunning vineyard to historic site, all while taking in awe-inspiring, natural […]

10 Amazing Pictures of Headwater’s Austria

As part of More Relaxed March, we’re focusing on Austria this week and we’ll be giving away vouchers for anybody booking an Austrian holiday by March 7th. Austria boasts a plentiful array of natural attractions from high alpine peaks to turquoise blue lakes and Headwater itineraries give walkers and cyclists the opportunity to explore the […]

50 Years of Bicycle Design – Infographic

Remember your Raleigh Chopper? Or were you waiting for a new BMX at Christmas? Bicycle design has come a long way in the last 50 years, and here is our celebration of the best, the strangest and the fastest.   Add this Slideshare to your blog or website: <iframe style=”border: 1px solid #CCC; border-width: 1px 1px […]

Listen to Headwater’s Dave Holcroft on SilverTravelAdvisor’s Radio Show

Listen to the show on the Headwater Youtube Channel – CLICK HERE Transcript: So Dave, walking & cycling holidays. It seems there’s been a huge increase in activity holidays in the last few years. Is it actually so and why do you think that is? Well, I think holiday makers are wanting something a bit […]

Where is Hot in October for a Cycling Holiday?

October is almost certain to be cold, wet, grey and miserable in much of northern Europe but for those wanting to get away from it all and go somewhere hot to enjoy a fantastic cycling holiday we’ve got three great destinations for you. The first option is our California Cycling trip, which is blessed with […]