OUR SPECIAL INTEREST HOLIDAYS
An expert's hand is clearly visible in the planning of our birdwatching and walking holiday to two fantasticaly diverse birding sites located in western Spain. With both sites located amongst established walking areas, we have combined great birding and walking country with a touch of Roman and Spanish culture for good measure.
NEW Enjoy a new twist on our classic ‘Tuscan Lifestyle’ formula and immerse yourself in all things Tuscan with cookery lessons in our historic hotel and walks amongst ‘Le Dieci Castella’, ten medieval hilltop villages left behind by the passage of time. These villages represent the essence of the ancient life, where old crafts and traditions survive modern technology and the frenzy of everyday life. We’ll squeeze in as many as we can!
St Lucia is one of the chain of Windward Islands in the Caribbean. The island has so much to offer from the inland tropical rain forests that house some of the world’s most beautiful plants and fruits, to the rare and exotic wildlife, coral reefs, waterfalls, and numerous trails into the hills and through rain forests that provide an exciting alternative to beach life.
Not only enjoying the stunning scenery and heritage sites of Guernsey, we’re also close enough to visit Sark and Herm for a day each. Having one of the best sunshine records in the British Isles plants from around the world thrive here. Each season brings its own speciality. You’ll have the chance to visit several public and private gardens, see wild flowers lining cliff paths and lanes and discover each of the Islands’ natural beauty.
The English Lake District must be one of the most beautiful and dramatic walking areas in this country. A compact area of rugged mountainsides, high summits and open ridges, lakes and lakeside paths
Are you interested in learning how to use a map and compass or just brushing up on your ability in map reading? This course will enable you to obtain the skills to navigate in the hills and obtain a recognised hillwalking skills certificate.
A fun activity break in the English Lake District for ladies brave of foot and fearless in the absence of a hairdryer. Get active amongst some of the most beautiful and dramatic landscapes in this country.
NEW For British birders the area around the Spey Valley in the Scottish Highlands provides an unrivalled variety of habitats. The Cairngorm Massif is Britain’s highest mountain plateau and is unique in supporting an area of sub alpine tundra. It offers the chance to see birds not seen elsewhere, and in summer plumage.