Special Selection Hotels
All with outstanding views, locations or facilities in some of the world’s greatest walking regions, our special selection hotels are picked for their unrivalled service and ability to offer a genuine traveller’s experience.


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From 1980 to 1999 Nigel and his family lived in Hong Kong and whilst he was there led tours to China, Thailand, Nepal and, of course, Hong Kong.   In fact, he initiated and researched the RWH Hong Kong tour and has led it many times since.  


Our Special Selection Hotels


La Palma
A week exploring ‘La Isla Bonita’.
A week's guided Canary Islands walking holiday based in La Palma. This green and beautiful island is further out into the Atlantic than Tenerife and Gomera but the wild, volcanic theme of the Canaries continues on this mountainous island. There are not just mountains and volcanoes here though; we have an impressively varied walking programme on this small island
Next Dept: 10 Oct 14      For: 7 nights       From: Gatwick, Manchester
Types:    Special Selection Hotels     Grades: D+
Price from: £775
 
 
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Coast & Countryside of Minorca
Discover a Balearic biosphere; nature, archeology and comfortable island life walking in Minorca
An invigorating week of walking and sightseeing, with ambles amongst gentle undulating hills, walks along deserted beaches and hikes through a spectacular gorge; we could even walk down from Monte Toro, the highest point on the island.
Next Dept: 26 Sep 14      For: 7 nights       From: Gatwick, Manchester
Types:    Flowers Special Selection Hotels     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £710
 
 
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Hidden Halkidiki
A week walking on Greece’s picturesque peninsula of Sithonia.
NEW Greece’s verdant peninsula of Sithonia, in Halkidiki, appeals to nature lovers and visitors seeking a quieter holiday. Pine and oak forests, olive groves, fruit trees and vineyards give way to golden beaches, azure seas, picturesque harbours and fishing hamlets. In between you’ll find traditional villages, characteristic stone architecture, and tranquil churches.
Next Dept: 20 Sep 14      For: 7 nights       From: Gatwick
Types:    New Holiday Special Selection Hotels     Grades: D
Price from: £690
 
 
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A Roman Holiday
A week in the Eternal City.
Rome - a perfect city in which to enjoy the pleasures of sightseeing and walking in Italy. The city oozes history and charm and much of the historic centre is pedestrianised. Rome is a surprisingly easy city to navigate on foot. From our centrally located hotel most parts are within easy reach and we will make use of public transport to reach further afield.
Next Dept: 27 Sep 14      For: 7 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Historical Walks Special Selection Hotels     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £1,010
 
 
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Aeolian Islands Explorer
Discover the unspoilt delights of these unique islands.
The Aeolian Islands, named after the Greek God Aeolus, are located just off the north coast of Sicily. This volcanic archipelago is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a rich history and is steeped in myth (Homer even mentions them in the Odyssey) - a simply magical place to spend time.
Next Dept: 12 Sep 14      For: 9 nights       From: Gatwick
Types:    Special Selection Hotels     Grades: D
Price from: £985
 
 
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The Upper Inn Valley
Wonderful hiking in Austria from our 4 star spa hotel in Ladis, Austria
One and two week guided walking holidays in Austria’s Upper Inn Valley. Ladis rests on the western slopes of the Upper Inn Valley, at a height of nearly 1200m, on what the locals call the ‘sunshine terrace’. We can use chairlifts and cable cars to get up to the Komperdell ridge and walk by the Weisssee glacier; or try a tougher walk such as the Furgler.
Next Dept: 26 Jul 14      For: 7 nights       From: Heathrow, Manchester
Types:    2 Leaders Special Selection Hotels     Grades: C/D+
Price from: £935
 
 
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Moroccan Experience
One week or 11 days exploring Marrakech and the mountains and valleys beyond.
Inside the old city walls we’ll discover the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian Tombs and the Djemaa el Fna square with its street entertainers and colourful souks. We’ll also spend time away from the city walking in the High Atlas Mountain range and Ourika Valley, visiting traditional villages, Berber souks and enjoying the stunning scenery.
Next Dept: 09 Oct 14      For: 7 nights       From: Gatwick
Types:    Festive Walking Lifestyle Special Selection Hotels     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £749
 
 
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Malta & Gozo
Discovering the Maltese Islands - the heart of the Mediterranean.
This walking holiday starts in Malta and continues on Gozo. Our walks cross farmland, steep valleys, terraced fields and table-top hills and contrast the two islands.
Next Dept: 29 Oct 14      For: 10 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Festive Walking Special Selection Hotels     Grades: D
Price from: £750
 
 
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