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Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:45 on Thursday 21 September 2017
Richard Hammond and family travel to the pretty spa town of Cauterets in the Hautes-Pyrénées for their children's first ski trip.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:24 on Wednesday 20 September 2017
Richard Hammond reviews a dedicated swim clinic at the Watergate Bay Hotel in Cornwall.
Posted by Jini Reddy at 04:01 on Tuesday 05 September 2017
Jini Reddy stays in The Old Coach House, a Victorian house on the southeast coast of Cornwall. The perfect retreat for the soul with the only company...
Posted by Mark Rowe at 10:45 on Tuesday 05 September 2017
Mark Rowe explores the Norfolk coast, discovering How Hill's landscapes and wildlife and visiting the coastal towns of Cromer and Sheringham.
Posted by Rhiannon Batten at 09:35 on Wednesday 23 August 2017
Rhiannon Batten looks at the UK’s eclectic range of independent hostels, bunkhouses and camping barns, many of which can be found via the Independent...
Posted by Paul Bloomfield at 02:30 on Tuesday 22 August 2017
As part of our Greentraveller's Guide to Catalonia, Paul Bloomfield explores the Montsec mountains on foot and by kayak.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:45 on Thursday 20 July 2017
Seven trains, two funiculars, trams, buses and a steamboat… Gemma Wirz travelled through Switzerland on the Swiss Travel System, taking her to the...
Posted by Ginny Light at 09:23 on Monday 03 July 2017
Ginny Light spends a few days enjoying the sights of La Rochelle on the west coast of France
Posted by Rhiannon Batten at 03:08 on Friday 30 June 2017
As the YHA's grand project, The Sill, opens for bookings, Rhiannon Batten looks ahead to the most exciting developments at the organisation this...
Posted by Ginny Light at 10:54 on Monday 26 June 2017
Ginny Light's guide to the idyllic island of Ile de Ré on the west coast of France, with tips where to stay, eat and visit based on her visit there...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 08:33 on Wednesday 21 June 2017
Edwina Pitcher chooses her favourite secret beaches from surfing hangouts north of Lisbon to hidden coves in the Sintra-Cascais and sandy beaches of...
Posted by Paul Bloomfield at 11:31 on Thursday 15 June 2017
As we launch our Greentraveller's Guide to Catalonia, Paul Bloomfield has a bird-watching bonanza while kayaking in Terres de l’Ebre in...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:50 on Tuesday 13 June 2017
Greentraveller has published an online guide to Catalonia with tips on where to stay, local food and drink, visitor attractions and activities,...
Posted by Mark Rowe at 10:06 on Friday 31 March 2017
Mark Rowe tramps through Lincolnshire, discovering beaches and seaside towns: revisiting Grimsby via the city of culture, Hull, before ending up at...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:07 on Tuesday 07 March 2017
Richard Hammond and family try out Eurocamp’s pre-assembled camping experience at La Pointe St-Gilles in Brittany
Posted by Richard Hammond at 08:11 on Tuesday 28 February 2017
New booking tool combines cutting edge interactive video technology with an innovative online application that enables visitors to build their own...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 02:20 on Wednesday 09 January 2013
We've updated our popular treehouse holiday page with lots of lovely tree-houses in the UK, France, Portugal, Sweden and Turkey.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:54 on Saturday 12 March 2011
The Independent newspaper asked Greentraveller's Richard Hammond for recommendations for its guide to the 50 Best B&Bs in the UK, which was...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 07:25 on Wednesday 01 February 2012
From stylish country hotels and cosy cottages to eco cabins and yurt camps, our pick of the best green accommodation in Britain.
Posted by HannahFitzgibbon at 10:37 on Wednesday 26 November 2014
Our guide to how to travel to and from Ireland by train & ferry services to/from Scotland, Wales and England, including the popular Sail Rail...
Posted by WillRoss at 02:58 on Tuesday 27 July 2010
Will Ross introduces 'Sail Rail' - a unique initiative that offers all-inclusive tickets for combined ferry and train travel from UK...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 04:10 on Wednesday 22 May 2013
Greentraveller is one of 30 organisations that have been invited by Start UK - the initiative championed by HRH Prince Charles - to showcase...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:33 on Saturday 05 January 2013
A selection of our favourite places to stay that have natural swimming pools. Compared with chlorinated pools, a dip in these is like swimming in...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:11 on Tuesday 12 August 2008
 Richard Hammond takes the laid-back route to Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily on a no-fly island-hopping adventure in the sun... I was...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 11:00 on Thursday 29 December 2016
Our favourite experiences from 2016, from skyrunning in the Dolomites and bodyboating in North Wales to cycling in southern England and staying in a...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 07:18 on Tuesday 19 September 2006
Richard Hammond visits a luxury treehouse in the South of France.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:29 on Saturday 03 November 2007
Richard Hammond visits one of Under the Thatch's most popular lets - a Romany Caravan in West Wales.
Posted by Holly Tuppen at 08:39 on Wednesday 21 July 2010
Thanks to the new 'across-channel' Green Way (Avenue Verte), we can all enjoy traffic free cycling trips through the best of South England...
Posted by Rhiannon Batten at 10:41 on Thursday 19 January 2017
Long-tail or Christiana? Trailors or tag-alongs? What about conversion kits & accessories? Rhiannon Batten sifts through the options to find a...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:48 on Saturday 25 August 2007
As a third series of Tribe gets underway, Bruce Parry and his crew describe their personal highlights from their latest extreme adventures, and...
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 03:47 on Friday 21 October 2016
Co-wheels car club has launched on the Isle of Wight, providing visitors and residents access to hybrid and low emission cars at key locations across...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:37 on Tuesday 03 January 2017
Eurostar has joined rail pass organisation Eurail Group and launched a new, lower and simpler fare for Interrail travellers from £23 single
Posted by Richard Hammond at 07:25 on Wednesday 01 February 2012
From stylish country hotels and cosy cottages to eco cabins and yurt camps, our pick of the best green accommodation in Britain.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 04:34 on Wednesday 28 March 2007
As green travel has become big business it has sparked a rise in faux ecotourism, or 'greenwashing', GreenTraveller's Richard Hammond reports on the...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:15 on Saturday 20 October 2007
Richard Hammond gives ten eco-friendly winter activities, from skiing without leaving the UK to snow shoeing in the French Pyrenees.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 02:01 on Saturday 17 February 2007
Our guide to top of the best eco-friendly weekends in the UK and France.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:07 on Saturday 31 March 2007
Richard Hammond reports on a new guide to 'responsible escapism' in the UK...It's seemingly easier to find an eco lodge in east Africa than it is to...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:48 on Saturday 25 August 2007
As a third series of Tribe gets underway, Bruce Parry and his crew describe their personal highlights from their latest extreme adventures, and...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:00 on Wednesday 02 September 2009
Increasingly, travellers are volunteering for placements abroad to work on conservation and development projects, thinking they will be benefit local...
Posted by Holly Tuppen at 08:23 on Wednesday 03 August 2011
Our 8-day blog/twitter trip (with high def video!) travelling on Switzerland's iconic train journeys, including the Glacier Express and Jungrau...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 07:19 on Saturday 22 July 2006
A new walking holiday in the Indian Himalayas is offering the chance to experience life in traditional mountain villages.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:30 on Saturday 03 February 2007
Camping and caravanning have long enjoyed a close association, yet while there is little doubt that camping is low impact, should caravanning be...
Posted by Catherine Mack at 02:05 on Friday 02 March 2007
Catherine Mack describes ten tree-friendly holidays, from tree houses to tree climbing, where she says you can 'branch out' this spring...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:00 on Tuesday 27 June 2006
Richard Hammond reviews Hoopoe luxury yurt hotel in Andalucia, southern Spain.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:12 on Monday 14 May 2007
Mark Hodson picks the best website and guidebooks for green travllers.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:09 on Friday 14 December 2007
A new travel club for the upmarket eco traveller has launched.The Nature & Kind Travel Collection describes itself as a "direct booking solution...
Posted by Catherine Mack at 02:15 on Wednesday 28 October 2009
How do you make a group of greenies see red? Ask them how they feel about certification | Richard Hammond
Posted by HannahFitzgibbon at 10:37 on Wednesday 26 November 2014
Our guide to how to travel to and from Ireland by train & ferry services to/from Scotland, Wales and England, including the popular Sail Rail...