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#1/38
Rating:
4.8
(5 comments)
Destination: Montserrat
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Eco
A visit to the tiny island of Montserrat gives a glimpse of a totally unspoilt Caribbean, as well as the chance to experience life in the shadow of an active volcano ... read more »
#2/38
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Soller
If you love the smell of orange blossom and the taste of home-made ice cream, invigorating mountain walks and gentle seaside strolls, the town of Soller in Mallorca will suit you down to the ground... read more »
#3/38
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Fraser Island
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Eco
With hardly any roads and an awful lot of wildlife, Fraser Island off Queensland, Australia, is not for timid townies. If you love nature, take a 4x4 tour and go camping – or take the luxury option... read more »
#4/38
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Taking a trip into the tropical rainforest of Taman Negara, peninsular Malaysia's premier national park, is a chance to get back to basics and immerse yourself in all things wild and wonderful... read more »
#5/38
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Norway’s Nordland region is an outdoor adventure lover’s dream, and has 24-hour daylight in summer. So how much can you see in a sleepless, adrenaline-fuelled weekend?... read more »
#6/38
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Russia’s northern lakes are beautiful, serene and easily reached from St Petersburg. So why do so few foreigners take this magical trip?... read more »
#7/38
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Winchelsea, Rye
Winchelsea in East Sussex, on the brink of Romney Marsh, is a beautiful centre for anyone wanting to mix hiking and history or birdwatching and beer... read more »
#8/38
Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
Calm, clean and cultured, with an incredibly beautiful setting, Geneva is nothing short of gorgeous. It's also the perfect base for boat trips on the lake and scenic train rides high into the Alps... read more »
#9/38
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
North Wales not only has some of the most dramatic scenery in Britain, it also boasts pretty villages, historic towns, medieval castles, and a real welcome in the Snowdonia hillsides!... read more »
#10/38
Rating:
4.333335
(6 comments)
Destination: Namibia
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
Looking for somewhere remote with stunning scenery? An exclusive eco-friendly holiday in the wilderness? Visit Namibia's Skeleton Coast, its desert, dunes and wildlife and camp in a dry riverbed.... read more »
#11/38
Rating:
4.25
(6 comments)
For a true taste of wilderness, retreat to Loch Ossian on remote Rannoch Moor in the Scottish Highlands ... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Slovenia
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
A breathtaking walking tour across the majestic Italian and Slovenian Alps is sure to leave you in peak condition. Just don't look down...... read more »
#13/38
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Got three or four days to spare? Then head for the pretty pueblo of Mojácar in Almeria, where you can soak up the year-round sunshine, explore desert and beaches, and eat wonderful local food... read more »
#14/38
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Hokkaido
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
Shiretoko is Hokkaido's hidden beauty; hotsprings, waterfalls, wild deer and beautiful mountains await... read more »
#15/38
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Berchtesgaden is a small town nestling in the Bavarian Alps and is surrounded by mountains and lakes that offer visitors a variety of activities whatever the season, here is the best of summer...... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Lake District
A turbulent geological past has left Cumbria in northwest England as an environment of extremes: extreme topography – and extreme mythology ... read more »
#17/38
Rating:
4
(4 comments)
Destination: Slovakia
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
Climb, hike and cycle among the rock towers, gorges and ravines of this beautiful but unknown part of Slovakia - but hurry before everyone else discovers Sulovske Skaly too... read more »
#18/38
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
If you fancy a walk in the Yorkshire Dales, why not put yourself to the test and see whether you can qualify for the Three Peaks Club. Afterwards, visit a local pub for a well deserved pint... read more »
#19/38
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
The rolling Cotswold hills boast some of the loveliest countryside in England and outstanding hotels with sleek spas and roaring log fires. Here’s a shortlist of favourites... read more »
#20/38
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Newcastle
Combine healthy, physical, outdoor exercise with great entertainment, fine lodgings and homely food for that well-rounded weekend break or short holiday in Ireland... read more »
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