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Posted by David Atkinson at 01:27 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 02:38 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 at 09:42 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 at 09:25 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 10:57 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 Richard Hammond at 11:26 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 04:00 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 01:00 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 11:25 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 at 09:43 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 at 10:54 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 08:02 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 01:22 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 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 Richard Hammond at 12:26 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 08:24 on Wednesday 20 September 2017
Richard Hammond reviews a dedicated swim clinic at the Watergate Bay Hotel in Cornwall.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:12 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 Richard Hammond at 04:40 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 Richard Hammond at 12:08 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 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 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 Mark Rowe at 09:45 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 Richard Hammond at 11:51 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 at 04:10 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 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 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 at 10:19 on Friday 03 June 2011
Philippa Jacks gets a duck's-eye view of the New Forest along the Beaulieu River.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:16 on Tuesday 01 May 2018
Our blog and video about our 12-day trip from the sandy beaches and coastal towns of Costa Brava to the snowy forests and towering peaks of Val d’...
Posted by at 08:38 on Tuesday 30 November 2010
Strapped for cash and looking for a green holiday on a budget? We've got plenty of ideas for you...
Posted by 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 at 06:08 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 04:09 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 10:33 on Sunday 20 November 2005
Richard Hammond brings you the results of the ResponsibIe Tourism Awards 2005.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:49 on Saturday 11 November 2006
Results of the Responsible Tourism Awards 2006 | Richard Hammond
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:05 on Monday 10 December 2007
Part four of Tom Hart's blogs as he travels through the middle east by train
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 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 08:47 on Saturday 26 August 2006
Read through a selection of top links for green travel in the UK and abroad.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:20 on Wednesday 03 October 2007
Check out five of the best rail journeys that leave from London | Richard Hammond
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:32 on Wednesday 01 November 2006
Richard Hammond provides hints and tips on how to become a bonafide green traveller.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:13 on Thursday 03 January 2008
Natalie Walsh, writing on Guardian Unlimited, has compiled the following list of ten green spa resorts:1. Yu SPA, Dundee, Scotland2. Monart...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:41 on Friday 04 January 2008
Explore, the UK-based adventure travel company, has committed to offset the carbon from all its clients' flights from January 2008. Explore supports...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:57 on Saturday 04 February 2006
Richard Hammond reviews Three Rivers eco-lodge in Dominica, which has just been voted the Caribbean's green hotel of the year.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:55 on Saturday 05 January 2008
Eurostar has introduced one-way fares from London to Paris, Lille and Brussels on a trial basis, for journeys between January and May 2008 | News
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:17 on Monday 07 January 2008
Richard Hammon reviews hot and ethical holiday destinations...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 06:16 on Monday 07 January 2008
Holiday Inn Soweto-Freedom Square, owned by the Intercontinental Hotels Group, has opened in the township of Kliptown, Soweto, 50km outside...