Active-Traveller - Features
Stories and travel articles on active and adventure travel and holidays in the UK, Europe and around the World
Where ever you’ve travelled, our countdown to the top five treks will get your ready for your next adventure. From West America’s Grand Canyon to East Africa’s mighty Mount Kilimanjaro, we reveal the ultimate treks to get in your diary. Sponsored content
A pier packed with high-adrenaline action activities and seven miles of sun-drenched sands, make Bournemouth the perfect escape for all-family adventure fun, finds Neil Pedoe
Sharing borders with France and Andorra, the Catalonian region of Lleida in northern Spain is an Active Traveller’s playground, with high Pyrenean peaks, and plains dotted with olive groves and fruit orchards to explore…
Get right up close to this fascinating Atlantic Ocean island the best way you can during the Tenerife Walking Festival which takes place from 29 March to 2 April Sponsored content
Fines, pressure on head-teachers and soaring school holiday prices take their toll on family active holidays, so who’s harming children’s education now?
One of the southernmost regions of France, Languedoc-Roussillon has coast, mountains and waterways to entice active holidaymakers. Here are six reasons to discover it…
New signed routes in Europe’s southwest corner are tempting hikers and bikers to the beautiful, rugged cliff tops of Portugal’s Alentejo and Algarve regions. Paul Miles takes to the trails… The Rota Vicentina The Rota Vicentina, was established in 2013 by a group of accommodation providers...
Ali Wood takes her young family camping in Yosemite, one of America’s most iconic National Parks, and finds bucket lists don’t have to change (much) with kids
South Africa’s Drakensberg Mountains are rarely found on Western trekkers’ bucket lists but as Matt Westby discovers, they are home to some of the world’s most rugged and rewarding walking trails
Sustrans celebrates twenty years building cycling and walking routes
Despite being blessed by Aegean sunshine, snow-capped peaks and sandy shores, Cyprus is a divided island. But with north-south relations thawing, Mark Nicholls heads to the wilder north of the island to see what it offers for the Active Traveller
Close to Africa but with European safety, and a continental variety of scenery in a small, convenient island, Jim Walker picks Tenerife for his toddler’s first family trip abroad…
The splendour of the Paine Massif in Chilean Patagonia.
Firmly on the map for adventurous travellers, Lleida, basking in its privileged location in the west of Catalonia, between Barcelona and Madrid, is an ideal region to explore by bike. Sponsored content
Like boating, love biking? Then why confine yourself to just one type of adventure at a time, when you can carry your boat on your bike and visa versa? Andy McCandlish discovers the wonderful world of packrafting…