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Hiking holidays with some of the best mountain walks

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Hiking holidays with some of the best mountain walks

Hiking holidays with some of the best mountain walks

“Mountains return to us priceless capacity for wonder which can so insensibly be leached away by modern existence, and they urge us to apply that wonder to our own everyday lives.” – Robert Macfarlane, Mountains of the Mind There are few people who can express the magic and mystery of mountains better than British writer, […]

Best places to travel in February

Best places to travel in February

February is one of those slightly strange in-betweeny months for some of us. Winter is still hovering, new year’s resolutions are waning and yet the wider world is calling. Schools have sussed it in fact, taking a week off in February because they know that we are all in need of a winter pick-me-up. So […]

Our most popular easy walking holidays

Our most popular easy walking holidays

Rather than calling them easy walking holidays, we should really refer to them as ‘taking it easy’, because not everyone wants to be summiting at sunrise or counting cols as they go. We respect that people have varying degrees of mobility and, if we can support adventurers who aspire to just getting out there, breathing […]

Best coastal walking tours

Best coastal walking tours

Do you have the ‘coastal condition’? For some, it may be chronic and for others, there may only be mild symptoms. These include an insatiable craving for sea air, and no trip to a swimming pool or around the local lake will pander to it. Or do you feel an ache all over when you […]

Walking holidays accessible by train

Top walking holidays accessible by train

The European rail network is a gift to natural adventurers and, if you book in advance, you can get some great value tickets too. You are also cutting your carbon costs big time. As well as being very green, travelling by train is a fantastically laid back start to your walking holiday, with no luggage […]

What to pack for a hiking trip

What to pack for a hiking trip

The one thing we don’t want you to stress about is stuff. We pride ourselves on offering walking holidays that are good value but also sustainable. You don’t need to splash out on lots of new gear when preparing for your walking holiday but there are a few key things that you need to ensure […]

How to prepare for a hiking trip

How to prepare for a hiking trip

Be gone walking holiday worries! It’s a holiday after all, not a Bear Grylls test of your strength of character and the most important thing is that it brings you pleasure. And that includes the prep phase. Yes, we have regular hikers on our holidays who are Alpine aficionados, or Camino connoisseurs. They may be […]

Climbing Toubkal

Climbing Toubkal – Morocco’s highest mountain

The first recorded ascent of Morocco’s Mount Toubkal, North Africa’s highest peak, was a hundred years ago, on 12 June 1923, by the Marquis de Segonzac, Vincent Berger and Hubert Dolbeau. However, you don’t need a title to top Toubkal (4,167m) these days. You just need a good level of fitness, an excellent local guide, […]

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Our 23 best places to travel in 2023

We are all hoping for a year of optimism and outdoor adventure, peaceful escapes and, crucially, peace in Ukraine. We may not all be in a fireworks mood this year, but many are putting their best foot forward for a positive start to 2023. That may mean planning a healthy escape and having something adventurous […]

Freedom, friends and forays of 2022 Blog The Natural Adventure

Freedom, friends and forays of 2022

How it started It’s nearly a wrap on 2022, a year when so many of us relished that feeling of freedom again.  For nearly two years, we had walked and cycled close to home and then, thankfully, the tracks and trails were suddenly open again. How many times, during lockdown, did you ask yourself, friends and […]

most popular places to travel

Most popular places to travel in 2022

As the year draws to a close, a year of recovery and then rediscovery for many, it has been a joy for us all at The Natural Adventure to witness people embarking on adventures again. It has also been interesting to see which were the most popular places to travel this year, once the borders […]

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Our team’s top home tips this Christmas

We are over the moon that our team is growing rapidly and, as always, we are lucky to have adventurers from all over Europe to keep the wheels turning, and keep our customers yearning. As many of us head home for Christmas, we thought we’d share a few thoughts about our favourite places to walk […]