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Posted by Lauren Jones at 11:25 on Monday 15 June 2015
Pedal-powered business Les Boîtes à Vélo from Nantes and Antwerp-based car sharing company, Tapazz, have won the 2015 Eurostar Ashden Award for...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 07:01 on Monday 15 June 2015
We have produced a series of videos about how to travel to Avebury and Stonehenge without a car... less carbon, more fun!
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 03:53 on Wednesday 10 June 2015
As part of our ongoing celebration of inspiring places to visit, we have produced a Greentraveller's Guide to Normandy
Posted by Lucy Symons at 09:39 on Tuesday 09 June 2015
Campagne en Provence, popular with the retired crowd, yet also ideal for families to release free-range children where they can frolic at will with...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 03:16 on Friday 29 May 2015
A sophisticated oasis in the centre of France, Les Orangeries – it’s a great stop off point if you are travelling further south, but honestly should...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 02:36 on Friday 29 May 2015
Staying in Les Clauzades Vieilles is a rare chance to experience luxurious autonomous French Country living – perfectly imagined by an English family...
Posted by Liz Granirer at 12:14 on Thursday 28 May 2015
If you’re looking for peace and quiet, enjoy wildlife and star gazing and want it in a truly beautiful setting away from it all, this is definitely...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 04:12 on Wednesday 27 May 2015
Lance and Rain, privileged to be looking after this little corner of The Lot Valley, act as stewards for their old buildings bringing them back in to...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 11:49 on Wednesday 27 May 2015
Several stages of the Tour de France will pass through the stunning Lot Valley from 17-20th July this year. Here's our guide to some of the...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:27 on Thursday 21 May 2015
Love the Peak District? Please complete our transport survey about bus services for a chance to win a collection of travel publications!
Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:29 on Friday 15 May 2015
We're looking for an experienced sustainable transport consultant to join our expanding sustainable transport consultancy
Posted by Richard Hammond at 07:39 on Tuesday 12 May 2015
Wheatland Farm, a clutch of eco chalets and a stone cottage in North Devon, has won the Sustainable Tourism Award in the national VisitEngland Awards.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:28 on Wednesday 22 April 2015
On Thursday 23 April, Ashden will be hosting an online travel chat on twitter on the future of sustainable travel.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:42 on Thursday 16 April 2015
TripAdvisor’s sustainable hotel programme is one of five organisations to win one of the annual World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Tourism for...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 12:08 on Tuesday 24 March 2015
Lucy Symons boards Brittany Ferries Pont Aven ferry to St Malo to join the celebrations of the 25th Anniversary of the French association: Tables et...
Posted by Paul Bloomfield at 10:43 on Tuesday 24 March 2015
Paul Bloomfield spots kites, a Roman fort and soaring peaks on a 15-mile stretch of the Glyndŵr’s Way, a glorious National Trail linking Welshpool...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:57 on Thursday 25 February 2010
Sally Broom describes her journey by train from London to Nuremberg.
Posted by Tobias Chapple at 09:18 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 Dizraeli at 09:06 on Tuesday 06 April 2010
As a rapper, musician and human being with an eco-conscience, the offer of a well-paid gig in Cairo dropped a dilemma in my lap.
Posted by Catherine Mack at 06:15 on Thursday 22 April 2010
A selection of the best green places to stay in England. Check availability and book the best prices.
Posted by Jeremy Smith at 08:15 on Wednesday 17 March 2010
Explore Neolithic sites, forage for mushrooms and soak in some fantastic views on one of these guided walks.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 07:19 on Wednesday 02 January 2008
Read our recommendations for the Top Ten non-flying holidays from Corsica to the Highlands of Scotland via Sardinia and ending in the Norwegian...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 06:40 on Saturday 20 February 2010
Our Green Travel List, published in the Guardian newspaper, is the definitive guide to the most outstanding green travel companies
Posted by Nick Stewart at 11:32 on Tuesday 28 February 2012
Here's an innovative scheme in the Brecon Beacons where local 'Ambassadors' provide visitors with a 'sense of place'.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:57 on Saturday 30 September 2006
Richard Hammond relaxes at the Lama Di Luna Farmstay, on Italy's picturesque Adriatic coast.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:23 on Thursday 27 December 2007
Richard Hammond reviews places to stay in the South of France that can be reached by train...
Posted by Anouk van den Eijnde at 09:59 on Friday 09 July 2010
We asked our Facebook Fans what they think about Cornwall as our 'Destination of the Month'. Here are some of their replies plus our five...
Posted by Catherine Mack at 09:38 on Tuesday 13 July 2010
Catherine Mack reviews The Shepherd's Hut at Mandinam, one of two huts perched in corners of a 450 acre working farm in the foothills of the...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:02 on Tuesday 12 August 2008
Cycle hire schemes are proving to be a hit with both locals and tourists in several European cities... The Paris scheme, known as ‘Velib’, is a huge...
Posted by John Sannaee at 02:53 on Wednesday 28 April 2010
Read and find out about the different energy policies adopted by parties in the General Election 2010
Posted by Richard Hammond at 04:59 on Friday 20 April 2012
We're back from our 10-day 'SprinterRail' sporting adventure with RailEurope to France, Italy and Switzerland. Here's where we...
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 12:27 on Tuesday 03 November 2015
Yvonne Gordon visits West Sweden to explore the car-free island of Styrsö, in the Gothenburg Archipelago, by bike and discovers pretty harbours,...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:57 on Friday 02 February 2007
Continental train travel looks set for a renaissance this year as improvements to rail services will mean shorter journeys to Europe and upgraded...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:29 on Saturday 03 February 2007
Self-catering eco cottages that blend seamlessly into the rural countryside of the Yorkshire Dales.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:20 on Tuesday 06 February 2007
Flying may be the quickest way to get from A to B, but two forthcoming journeys aim to promote ‘low-emissions’ alternatives as the better way to...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 06:13 on Tuesday 06 February 2007
Richard Hammond enjoys tea with the island's exotic residents - including a real-life James Bond...I was told that it’s a cert - just choose the...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:50 on Monday 12 February 2007
A new high-speed service this summer will open up cities we’d never before considered for weekend breaks...It's just one of those things that...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:13 on Monday 12 February 2007
Useful round up of the latest websites on slow travel, by the Guardian's Sean Dodson. See: Best of the net
Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:38 on Tuesday 13 February 2007
Liane Katz reports in Guardian Unlimited the latest findings by market research company Mintel, which predict a 25% growth in the green travel market...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:51 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 Richard Hammond at 12:46 on Tuesday 20 December 2005
Richard Hammond reviews Whitepod, a luxury eco-camp in the Swiss Alps.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:37 on Monday 12 March 2007
The Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa scheme recognises a small but growing number of holidays that are putting something back into local...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:26 on Saturday 17 March 2007
The New Forest's status as a national park is helping to pull in over seven million visitors a year, yet many arrive by car and add to the pollution...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:13 on Saturday 24 March 2007
Crescent Moon Cabins in the foothills of Morne Trois Pitons national park on the island of Dominica, between the French islands of Martinique and...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:50 on Saturday 31 March 2007
There are plenty of places that say they are family friendly yet do little more than provide a few creaking swings. Higher Lank Farm is dedicated to...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:15 on Monday 16 April 2007
Ibiza’s clubs are set to pull in the crowds again this summer, but there’s an alternative side to the island where you can bask in the warm...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:37 on Saturday 11 November 2006
The ancient city of Petra is rightly billed as one of the Middle East's top attractions, yet for all its magical qualities it can be hard to...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 08:59 on Monday 30 April 2007
There are few walks in Britain that can beat Pembrokeshire's coastal footpath. En route is the Roundhouse, a small eco-cottage overlooking St Brides...