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Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:29 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 11:22 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 08:08 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 02:47 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 02:35 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 02:23 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 Abigail Whyte at 10:33 on Tuesday 05 April 2016
Industrial relics, Cistercian ruins and a view that inspired one of our greatest poets - Abi Whyte walks her favourite stretch of the Wye Valley AONB
Posted by Abigail Whyte at 09:58 on Tuesday 05 April 2016
As part of our celebration of the eight Welsh Protected Landscapes, Abi Whyte visits the Wye Valley and cycles along the Peregrine Path
Posted by at 09:19 on Tuesday 05 April 2016
As part of our celebration of the eight Protected Landscapes of Wales, we have produced a guide to the Welsh section of the magical Wye Valley Area...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:33 on Friday 18 March 2016
A new travel pass has been launched for unlimited travel across whole of Scotland by train, coach and ferry for one fixed price.
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 05:05 on Wednesday 16 March 2016
The shortlist has been announced for the 2016 Eurostar Ashden Award for Sustainable Travel
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:59 on Tuesday 08 March 2016
Railholiday, a collection of beautifully converted rail carriages on Cornwall's south coast, has won the Sustainable Tourism Award in the...
Posted by at 04:28 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 Richard Hammond at 11:07 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 at 10:25 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 at 03:42 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 Rhiannon Batten at 02:31 on Tuesday 13 September 2011
Rhiannon Batten discovers the natural beauty of Tenerife, away from the crowds of mass tourism.
Posted by Paul Miles at 01:13 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 at 04:46 on Friday 23 April 2010
Guest Blogger: Ben Wade is cycling from London all the way to Istanbul. Here is the first of his dispatches on the preparations for his epic...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 06:19 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 12:07 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 at 07:23 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 11:51 on Thursday 28 December 2017
Our favourite experiences from 2017 including a community-run pub in the Cotswolds, dog-sledding in the Catalan Pyrenees and an award-winning...
Posted by at 01:05 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 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 03:38 on Monday 29 March 2010
Global Cool investigated whether holidaymakers would prefer to take the train instead of fly
Posted by at 09:36 on Wednesday 27 June 2012
Catherine Mack enjoys travelling as a foot passenger with her two boys on the ferry service from Liverpool to Belfast which has had a makeover by...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:44 on Saturday 16 June 2007
Richard Hammond suggests booking campsite accommodation early, recommending the Arolla campsite.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:30 on Thursday 19 January 2012
Google has now integrated routes and timetables for train travel (in addition to car journeys) across mainland Britain into its Google Maps.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:50 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 Richard Hammond at 07:40 on Thursday 06 August 2009
Winner of the Planeta Book of the Year. The most comprehensive worldwide guide to green holidays that make a real difference to the lives of local...
Posted by Paul Miles at 10:02 on Thursday 21 October 2010
Paul Miles checks out Gothenburg's self-service bike hire scheme introduced in August.
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 03:34 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 11:50 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 12:07 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 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 09:13 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 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...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:22 on Saturday 05 May 2007
Camping just isn't camping without a decent view of the stars on a clear night and a slot-token shower unit. Which is what you can expect at La...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 04:38 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 Richard Hammond at 04:40 on Sunday 13 May 2007
A trip to Iceland is a bit like going to watch the Earth form right under your nose: a landscape of fissures billowing steam, thermal pools, glaciers...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 02:00 on Tuesday 27 June 2006
Richard Hammond reviews Hoopoe luxury yurt hotel in Andalucia, southern Spain.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 02:12 on Monday 14 May 2007
Mark Hodson picks the best website and guidebooks for green travllers.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:12 on Monday 21 May 2007
The Times' green photographic competition is designed to inspire awareness.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 02:33 on Tuesday 29 May 2007
Richard Hammond reviews the rustic La Locanda near the hilltop town of Urbino in Le Marche.