Active-Traveller - Features
Stories and travel articles on active and adventure travel and holidays in the UK, Europe and around the World
Mark Nicholls descends into the famous Samaria Gorge in south-western Crete on a 16km hike to the black sand shoreline of the Libyan Sea
Rugged, wild, and open to the sea – but not the full force of its weather and waves – western Scotland’s Loch Long is perfect for paddling adventures. Sean McFarlane catches some sea air… and hopefully his dinner.
Overlooked by Western Europe’s highest peak that gives it its full name, Chamonix Mont Blanc in the French Alps has been a mountain adventure Mecca since the 1700s. Here are four reasons to go…
Pete Coombs tackles a section of the new 15-day Tirolean Mountain Bike Safari, and discovers there’s much more to this stunning region of the Austrian Alps than skiing and lederhosen
Do your travel for charity and you’ll help others with your achievements…
Alpine treks and meandering walks, unrivaled natural beauty and world class food – South Tyrol is Italy’s best kept secret. Sponsored Content
Half a century ago, or more precisely 50 years ago on September 10, 1965, a certain Westmorland accountant Alfred Wainwright climbed the Lakeland fell of Starling Dodd. Just over seven miles long, with an ascent of 694 metres, this was not just one walk up a hill on one...
Central America is best known for its jungles, wildlife and ancient ruins, but it’s also home to some of the world’s most varied and scenic volcanoes. Matt Westby crosses the continent from summit to summit.
The unadulterated beauty and variety of its landscapes make Serbia a country crying out to be experienced in a multitude of different ways Sponsored Content
With some of the most breathtaking scenery anywhere on the planet and superb infrastructure for outdoor pursuits, Chamonix is a mecca for anyone with a lust for adventure and adrenaline. Sponsored Content
Whether your passion is climbing, caving, flying, skiing or watersports, if you have a thirst for adventure, you’ll find Serbia willing to oblige Sponsored Content
As if clambering around the ruggedly beautiful rocky shoreline of Sweden’s Bohuslän region wasn’t hard enough, Pete Coombs decides to run it
This unspoilt Balkan landscape offers some of Europe’s most beautiful and challenging walks. What better way to get to know a country? Sponsored content
The best way to see a country is on two legs or two wheels – and Serbia is an energetic treat for road cyclists and mountain bikers alike yearning for a route less-travelled Sponsored content
Cup and Saucer Trail, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada