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A quick tour of greentraveller

Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:12 on Thursday 28 January 2010

Here is a quick guide to help find your way around the site:

> Find a Trip
Choose from over 2,000 low impact organised holidays conveniently reached by train, from kayaking in the Scottish Outer Hebrides and cycling in Brittany to walking in the Pyrenees and dog-sledding in Sweden.

Browse the selection then follow the links to the full itineraries of the ones you're interested in. At the foot of each entry is a guide to how to reach each holiday by train or ferry.

> Find a Place to Stay
hoose from our selection of over 700 green places to stay, from hotels in Ireland and farmhouses in Cornwall to yurt camps in Andalucia and treehouses in France.

Browse the selection then follow the links to the websites of the ones you're interested in. At the foot of the entry is a guide to how to reach each accommodation by public transport. Those that are marked 'reviewed by greentraveller' have been visited by us and come up top of the searches. For these entries, you will also find a write-up of the accommodation based on our visit.

> Plan a trip to a Destination using our Greentraveller Guides
Our free e-guides to Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Parks and other fantastic holiday destinations, packed with tips on where to sleep, eat, shop and visit. 

> Plan your journey by train
Our unique guide to over 80 train routes across Europe via Eurostar. We suggest 'stopover hotels' en route, which you can book directly via a safe and secure reservations system, for hotels in Paris, Lille and Brussels and further afield to Barcelona (for crossing over to Ibiza and Mallorca), Nice and Marseilles (for crossing over to Corsica and Sardinia) and Algeciras (for crossings over to Morocco).

> Plan your journey by ferry (as a foot passenger)
Our unique guide to over 80 ferry routes between the UK, Ireland and continental Europe. We show you how to reach each port by public transport and how - at the other end - to find onward connections by public transport.

> Browse Greentraveller's Blog
Our award-winning blog has the latest musings from our expert contributors as well as green travel news, including new rail and ferry routes and special offers for cheap rail travel. It's also packed with reviews of holidays and places to stay from our team of writers. But the idea of the blog is that it's not just about what our own contributors have to say, we love hearing from readers about your views and experiences of green holidays. On every blog, you can post a comment, ask a question or add a useful hyperlink. Please use it as a resource to share with other greentravellers handy tips and feedback about your own experiences - good and bad.

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