Active-Traveller - Features
Stories and travel articles on active and adventure travel and holidays in the UK, Europe and around the World
From sun-blessed coastal paths to traffic-free cycleways that carve through mountains (often literally), Neil Pedoe and his family journey up the Iberian peninsula’s longest river looking for adventure…
Nestled on the border between France and Spain, the small but perfectly formed principality of Andorra is a land of steep valleys, soaring peaks and crystal clear mountain lakes, just waiting to be explored on foot Sponsored content
Mountainbike icon Hans Rey and downhill world champion Steve Peat traverse the island of ice and fire the best way they know how – on two wheels, on single track, and with epic style
Spectacular scenery, remote Inca ruins, ancient cultures and luxury lodges – Sarah Gilbert discovers there’s another way to discover ancient Peru that doesn’t include crowds or tents
A century ago, the beautiful, jagged peaks of the Dolomites were the front line for horrific pitched World War 1 battles. Roger Fulton combines cultural curiosity with spectacular skiing by visiting them on the Great War Ski Tour
This shot was taken by Dan Wildey during his ride of South West Utah’s incredible J.E.M Trail.
This year the United States will celebrate a century since President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service.
From Turkey’s Mediterranean shores to its mountainous interior, the 500 km St Paul’s Trail is a wild and rarely walked treasure. Which makes discovering it all the more enjoyable, finds Pete Coombs
Matt Westby rides the iconic… the incredible… the almost impossibly high and challenging Manali to Leh road in the Indian Himalayas and asks: Could this be the world’s best bike ride?
The frozen winter wonderland of Northern Norway is a stunning backdrop for arctic adventures, finds Ellie Ross, as long as you're up for travelling by snowshoes, touring skis or huskey sleds…
Vast, only barely civilised at its fringes, Alaska is America's final truly untamed wilderness and, as Dan Wildey discovers, every bit as stunning and mesmerising as you'd expect.
Our latest pick of charity adventures shows you how you can do your travel for charity whilst helping others with your achievements…
Trek with Orang-utans, cycle the African savannah, raft rapids in Nepal and more, with Faralong.com’s latest active tours for 2016 Sponsored content
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