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Posted by Lucy Symons at 04:12 on Tuesday 10 May 2016
Can Marti is just perfect for a self-catering escape in quiet, rural, north Ibiza - enjoy a hammam, pick some figs, commune with the donkeys and...
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 10:35 on Monday 02 May 2016
Bag packed, e-tickets downloaded and smartphone at the ready... we're going on the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland! Follow our trip around...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 04:47 on Tuesday 26 April 2016
A new peer-to-peer bike-sharing company has today launched in Oxford, offering visitors the chance to borrow bikes from local residents and receive...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 02:49 on Tuesday 19 April 2016
We've published a Guide to the 8 Protected Landscapes of Wales, providing tips on local accommodation, wonderful places to eat, a range of...
Posted by Paul Bloomfield at 01:28 on Monday 18 April 2016
As part of our series on the eight Welsh Protected Landscapes, Paul Bloomfield takes a stunning walk full of historical treasures in Anglesey AONB
Posted by Paul Bloomfield at 01:19 on Monday 18 April 2016
As part of our series on the eight Welsh Protected Landscapes, Paul Bloomfield visits Anglesey's food market and Halen Môn that produces world-...
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 01:03 on Monday 18 April 2016
As part of our series about the eight Protected Landscapes of Wales, we have produced a guide to the stunning and alluring Anglesey AONB
Posted by Sian Lewis at 10:27 on Thursday 14 April 2016
As part of our series about the eight Welsh Protected Landscapes, Sian Lewis walks the glorious coastal path of Gower Area of Outstanding...
Posted by Sian Lewis at 06:01 on Wednesday 13 April 2016
As part of our series on the eight Welsh Protected Landscapes, Sian Lewis visits Gower AONB and tries local delicacies, ales and 'Welshman'...
Posted by News Editor at 04:45 on Wednesday 13 April 2016
As part of our series on the eight Protected Landscapes of Wales, we have produced a guide to the Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:29 on Wednesday 13 April 2016
Ferry operator Red Funnel has launched electric car hire packages for foot passengers travelling from Southampton to the Isle of Wight.
Posted by News Editor at 12:22 on Tuesday 12 April 2016
Travel journalist Tom Chesshyre, who has just written a book on 49 unusual train journeys around the world, describes the trip from Inverness to the...
Posted by News Editor at 09:08 on Thursday 07 April 2016
The winners of the 2016 World Travel and Tourism Council's Tourism for Tomorrow Awards have been announced.
Posted by David Atkinson at 03:47 on Thursday 07 April 2016
As part of our celebration of the eight Welsh Protected Landscapes, David Atkinson follows a food trail in the Clwydian Range AONB
Posted by Sarah Baxter at 03:35 on Thursday 07 April 2016
As part of our celebration of the eight Welsh Protected Landscapes, Sarah Baxter discovers the Dee Valley AONB offers a fantastic range of outdoor...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:23 on Thursday 07 April 2016
As part of our celebration of the eight Protected Landscapes of Wales, we have produced a guide to the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of...
Posted by Sarah Baxter at 05:26 on Wednesday 12 October 2016
As we launch our Greentraveller's Guide to Germany, Sarah Baxter celebrates some of the country's special protected areas, from wildlife-...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 02:39 on Saturday 30 December 2006
Review of Loch Ossian Hostel, Scottish Highlands | Richard Hammond
Posted by Richard Hammond at 02:04 on Tuesday 04 January 2011
Browse our extensive range of beautiful, back-to-nature, quirky places to stay, glampsites, treehouses, shepherd's huts and other luxury...
Posted by John Sannaee at 04:30 on Friday 31 May 2013
Crickhowell Resource and Information Centre is the one stop shop for any visitor to this part of the Brecon Beacons, discovers John Sannaee.
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 Catherine Mack at 09:38 on Wednesday 17 March 2010
Check out craft holidays in Ireland from Catherine Mack's selection of the country's finest
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:07 on Monday 28 December 2015
From swimming in the Aegean to hiking along the little-known Glyndŵr's Way National Trail, here are some of our favourite experiences from 2015...
Posted by Sian Lewis at 11:50 on Friday 20 November 2015
As we celebrate our Greentraveller's Guide to Lesvos and Chios, Sian Lewis explores the tastes of the island of Chios, from fragrant tangerines...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:23 on Tuesday 22 March 2011
Today we've launched our handy pocket-sized map of Green London - a guide to eco-friendly restaurants, hotels, cafes and attractions in the...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:47 on Monday 12 February 2007
Yurt camps epitomise the fashion for cool camping, yet some are little more than glorified tents plonked in a spare field. Not so at La Huerta Yurts...
Posted by Sian Lewis at 11:25 on Thursday 10 December 2015
Sian's summary of her fantastic Grand Tour of Switzerland during which she went to the Swiss National Museum in Zurich, Montreux's...
Posted by Sian Lewis at 05:28 on Wednesday 30 December 2015
On the final day of 2015, we round up our most popular blog posts & features on Greentraveller.co.uk this year, from cosy yurts and a food tour...
Posted by Catherine Mack at 10:37 on Wednesday 15 September 2010
LD Lines launches a new ferry service between St. Nazaire, Britanny, France and Gijon in Northern Spain.
Posted by sethalex at 05:22 on Friday 01 October 2010
See what it's like to stay in a treehouse at one of Eurocamp's sites in the Loire region of Northern France. Perfect for families or...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 04:42 on Monday 07 December 2015
With her wheelchair-using father, Lucy has a lovely time at the accessible, award winning, self-catering, gem of an eco lodge in Lowen, part of...
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 08:38 on Friday 27 November 2009
Five eco-friendly trips we recommend for the new year, from staying in a treehouse in Tuscany to horse-riding in Sweden...Island-hopping, ...
Posted by Anouk van den Eijnde at 06:23 on Thursday 11 March 2010
Holidays aren't just about kicking back on a beach anymore. Why not volunteer on an organic farm and get some rural therapy at the same time
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 11:08 on Sunday 18 July 2010
Here's our guide to taking bikes on a train in the UK and Ireland, and details of the bike policies of the main railway companies.
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 09:27 on Tuesday 19 June 2012
Florence Fortnam heads to Dundream, a stunning, contemporary eco-retreat in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:24 on Monday 13 November 2006
Jordan's Royal Society for Conservation of Nature (RSCN) manages a series of eco lodges that are environmentally friendly, provide a source of...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:01 on Saturday 23 December 2006
Richard Hammond reviews Galapita Eco Lodge, a small solar-powered lodge in jungle bordering the Yala National Park in the south-east.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 02:39 on Saturday 30 December 2006
Review of Loch Ossian Hostel, Scottish Highlands | Richard Hammond
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:42 on Tuesday 23 January 2007
"Air travel may be increasing yet a small, but growing number of people are turning their backs on flying in favour of land travel, in an attempt to...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:08 on Saturday 24 February 2007
L'Ayalga is in La Pandiella, a small hamlet in the Redes nature reserve in Asturias, conveniently located between the craggy limestone mountains...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:31 on Monday 05 March 2007
Fair Trade Fortnight is showing how producers in developing countries can get a fairer deal,
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:13 on Tuesday 24 April 2007
Surama is a traditional Amerindian village in the forest-covered Pakaraima mountains 300km south of the capital Georgetown. It's the home of the...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:38 on Sunday 13 May 2007
Any ideas for organising a hassle-free stag weekend?Archie Goodwin, LondonBrilliant Weekends organise activities and accommodation for stag groups,...
Posted by Catherine Mack at 02:42 on Saturday 07 July 2007
Catherine Mack looks at eco-friendly holidays in the Emerald Isle Green is synonymous with Ireland. Who needs branding when you have created a...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:38 on Saturday 05 May 2007
GreenTraveller is a guide to eco-friendly hotels, low impact holidays and travelling by train and ferry as an alternative to flying. It is managed by...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:38 on Saturday 18 August 2007
Richard Hammond provides some genuine gap year travel operators
Posted by Richard Hammond at 06:47 on Thursday 06 September 2007
A new six-part TV series is to showcase green travel. The Travel Channel's How to Holiday Greener is a guide to eco-friendly travel in the UK.