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Posted by Lucy Symons at 03:24 on Wednesday 22 July 2015
It's St James' Day (Santiago's feast day) on 25th July, so why not be inspired to tackle Spain's Camino de Santiago, 'The...
Posted by Harriet OBrien at 01:14 on Tuesday 14 July 2015
Writer Harriet O'Brien joins the Cotswolds AONB on one of their free guided walks and discovers butterflies, bluebells and wild orchids
Posted by David Atkinson at 02:27 on Thursday 09 July 2015
David Atkinson follows in the footsteps of George Borrow, whose 19th-century travelogue Wild Wales is now available as an app, allowing walkers to...
Posted by Harriet OBrien at 03:38 on Wednesday 08 July 2015
Writer Harriet O'Brien visits a farm in the Cotswolds to learn the craft of dry stone walling on a rural skills course run by the Cotswolds AONB
Posted by Lucy Symons at 10:42 on Wednesday 08 July 2015
This summer, kids can travel to Paris, Brussels, Lille or Bruges for just £1* each way, with up to two children (aged 4 to 11) when travelling with a...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 10:25 on Wednesday 08 July 2015
A week of hurtling through the French countryside visiting some fabulous accommodations listed on the Greentraveller website, eating great local food...
Posted by Harriet OBrien at 11:57 on Tuesday 07 July 2015
Writer Harriet O'Brien discovers vineyards, hops gardens, orchards and fruit farms on a whistlestop tour of innovative local food producers and...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 12:54 on Tuesday 30 June 2015
Visit an amazing zero carbon B&B perched on a lofty hill overlooking the genteel town of Lewes, in the South Downs, which doesn't stint on...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:26 on Friday 26 June 2015
We sent television presenter Miranda Krestovnikoff (The One Show, Coast & President of the RSPB) on the New Forest Tour around the glorious New...
Posted by Harriet OBrien at 05:00 on Wednesday 24 June 2015
Writer Harriet O'Brien encounters bees, butterflies and bluebells on a wildlife tour of some of the Kent Downs' most spectacular species of...
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 02:00 on Wednesday 24 June 2015
As part of our ongoing celebration of inspiring places to visit in the UK, we have produced a Greentraveller's Guide to the Kent Downs Area of...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:25 on Wednesday 24 June 2015
We've produced a video about the FYTbus - an innovative local minibus service on the Isle of Wight.
Posted by Lucy Symons at 10:43 on Wednesday 24 June 2015
Voyages SNCF is offering tickets at only £99 return to the South of France and a special offer for 10% off on all City Passes to enjoy discounts...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 11:54 on Thursday 18 June 2015
The YHA has invested chunks of change in upgrading their cycling provision at several of their hostels and it doesn't stop there - check out...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:02 on Wednesday 17 June 2015
A new publication has been produced highlighting the value of England's protected landscapes to the economy.
Posted by Paul Bloomfield at 02:22 on Tuesday 16 June 2015
Writer Paul Bloomfield follows in the (bare) footsteps of pilgrims through the centuries on a walk across the sands to Normandy’s famous monastery-...
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 Anouk van den Eijnde at 02:53 on Thursday 16 September 2010
Greentraveller attended a garden party at Clarence House (no less) where the Prince of Wales hosted performances and exhibits that celebrate...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:26 on Monday 13 July 2009
"Young, well informed professionals", "trendy city dwellers" and "city adventurers" are increasingly choosing to travel to the continent by rail and...
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 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 Lucy Symons at 05:10 on Wednesday 04 November 2015
Macs Adventure launches their Corsica Collection of four new self-guided walking and cycling tours on the beautiful French island of Corsica.
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 Richard Hammond at 11:12 on Tuesday 20 December 2011
Tickets for Eurostar's direct summer service from London St Pancras to Avignon in the South of France (in less than 6 hours) are now on sale.
Posted by Catherine Mack at 07:08 on Tuesday 20 November 2007
Catherine Mack takes her two boys on the train and ferry from London to Ireland and discovers that times have changed...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:51 on Saturday 17 February 2007
A huge wood burner heats the large hall, dining/living room and bedrooms, fuelled by coppiced wood from the farm's hedgerows; there's a...
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 02:28 on Monday 28 March 2011
Spring is here! Philippa Jacks suggests her pick of wonderful green breaks where you can see bluebells, daffodils, orchids and more in bloom.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:51 on Friday 27 November 2009
Greentraveller.co.uk won the British Travel Editors' Green Award at the inaugural British Travel Press Awards last night in London.
Posted by Paul Miles at 02:13 on Tuesday 08 February 2011
Our travel expert Paul Miles how to make the most of the overland journey from the UK to Norway by train and ferry via Copenhagen.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:57 on Thursday 25 February 2010
Sally Broom describes her journey by train from London to Nuremberg.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:40 on Tuesday 08 June 2010
We're delighted to announce that professional travel writer Jane Dunford has joined greentraveller as one of our freelance contributors.
Posted by Tobias Chapple at 10:18 on Thursday 20 October 2011
Our favourite winter holidays in the Dolomites, from snowshoeing to cross country skiing, all reachable by train from the UK.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:48 on Sunday 07 January 2007
A new bus service has launched taking backpackers from London to Sydney via 20 countries in 12 weeks for £3,750 | Richard Hammond
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:25 on Monday 15 January 2007
Timeshares may have had their heyday, but the concept is proving to be a hit in Cornwall as a greener alternative to buying up little-used holiday...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:28 on Monday 15 January 2007
Hertz Car Rentals now offer greener cars for rental | Richard Hammond
Posted by Richard Hammond at 06:46 on Tuesday 16 January 2007
Lorna Howarth, co-editor of Resurgence Magazine, wonders if there is any such thing as eco-tourism..."LAST YEAR I was asked to participate in a new...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 07:09 on Wednesday 29 November 2006
Train travel expert The Man in Seat 61 lists his top 10 short breaks by rail...Barcelona and FigueresVenice and VeronaDublinBerlin and...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:14 on Friday 19 January 2007
After Slow Food, here comes Slow Travel...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 06:15 on Friday 19 January 2007
We don't have to let tourism take us to hell in a hand cart...The following article is written by Richard Hammond for Green Futures magazine, with...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 04:08 on Friday 19 January 2007
The Association of Independent Operators (AITO) has given this year's award for 'Achievement in Responsible Tourism' to KE Adventure Travel, which...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:25 on Saturday 20 January 2007
New Zealand is one giant adventure playground, and although familiar hotspots such as the Bay of Islands and Queenstown won’t disappoint, there are...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:49 on Wednesday 29 November 2006
Press release issued by Friends of the Earth on the threat of climate change and its implications for the British travel industry | Richard Hammond
Posted by Richard Hammond at 06:00 on Thursday 18 January 2007
The following is a press release issued today by Friends of the Earth: Carbon off-settingJan 18 2006 A smoke-screen against action to cut...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:51 on Friday 19 January 2007
"A quality mark plan for carbon offset schemes, designed to give consumers greater confidence that their money is reducing emissions, has been...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:59 on Thursday 21 December 2006
See the full article by Tom Robbins about the costs of carbon offsetting
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:51 on Wednesday 24 January 2007
The following comment is by Alastair Sawday, publisher of Special Places to Stay. It was first published on Alastair's blog.Fear of flying - it's not...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 04:14 on Thursday 25 January 2007
"Yes", says Anthony Lambert in the Independent. A new pan-European rail timetable published today "heralds a year of accelerations and improvements...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:07 on Saturday 27 January 2007
Much of the north of Spain is known historically as Green Spain, which has more to do with a wetter climate than a commitment to saving the planet....