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Get Fit For Your Headwater Cycling Holiday

First of all, don’t let the word ‘fit’ deter you! Headwater cycling holidays are designed to be relaxing, and all our holidays are assigned an activity level and give you daily distances before you go, so you will have a good idea of how much cycling you’ll be doing well in advance of your holiday. […]

Family-Friendly Activity Holidays

Our family activity holidays to Austria, France and Spain provide an exciting mixture of adventure and relaxation that is fun for all the family. With a range of activities including hiking, cycling and canoeing, you can be confident that your children will never get bored. And our carefully chosen, tranquil destinations are the ideal place […]

Top 9 rooms with a view

Location, location, location! Immaculate vineyards, erupting volcanoes, pounding ocean waves and mighty mountain ranges – just some of the spectacular views Headwater customers will enjoy this summer when staying at our finest-ever collection of hand-picked hotels. 1. The Amalfi Coast is renowned for its sensational scenery: mountains dropping into crystal blue seas, towns clinging vertiginously […]

How to survive a multi-generational family holiday

Fighting over who uses the bathroom first (just like at home)…disagreeing over what to do each day…getting on each other’s nerves…travelling with your family can be a daunting prospect. But if you plan it properly it can be a fantastic bonding opportunity, full of laughter and love (and hopefully not lots of learnings!). Here are […]

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 […]

11 Top Long Exposure Methods to Try

In a previous post I described long exposures and how, with a few basic setting adjustments to your camera, you can start capturing some amazing images. Below I cover some examples of where you can use long exposures to great effect. Why not try some of these out on your next Headwater Holiday? Light Trails […]

Photography technique – Long exposures

In a recent post covering top tips for photographing waterfalls I referenced a technique known as long exposures. There is no clear cut definition on how long your shutter should remain open in order to be classed as a long exposure however I typically consider this as shots that last for one second or longer. […]

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 […]

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