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Headwater join the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass Walk

The UK is home to many beautiful and awe-inspiring walks, but access to these paths has not always been legal. It was back on 24th April 1932 when around 500 walkers descended on Kinder Scout in a mass trespass. They aimed to highlight that walkers in England and Wales were unable to ramble on areas of open country. It was this protest walk that marked the beginning of a campaign to legislate rights to walk on access land.

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 […]

Reel Europe: Film Locations You’ll Love

Lights, camera, action… Headwater destinations are carefully selected for their magnificent beauty. So it stands to reason that so many of the backdrops for our guided and self-guided walking and cycling holidays have featured in famous films and television shows. Here are just a few of our favourite cinematic destinations… Vienna, Austria The magnificent city […]

Rethink Romance

There’s more to romance than you think. Dreaming of that romantic getaway for two, but not so keen on sharing it with a crowd of couples with the same idea? Then we’ve got some inspiration for a romantic European getaway that’ll stand out. Romance doesn’t have to be a cliched, crowded trip to Venice or […]

Airships, ferries and bikes – above, on and around Lake Konstanz

Don’t just take our word for it. Headwater customer Mike Spiller writes about his recent cycling holiday to Lake Konstanz… The Pfander cable-car station gives you stunning views of 3 countries. To the south are over 200 Swiss and Austrian Alpine mountain peaks. They stretch so far and wide that their beauty almost dilutes the sheer […]

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 Photograph: PEOPLE

Local people can offer a fascinating insight into a destination’s culture, traditions and way of life. With over 7.5 billion of us on earth, photographing the people you meet on your travels is a great way of capturing stories and experiences that are unique to you. Wherever your next Headwater holiday takes you read on […]

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 […]

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