Activity Holidays – keeping you on the move!

Activity Holidays

Here’s a selection of holidays that’ll get you exploring and discovering whilst on the move. With walking, cycling, E-biking and adventure at different levels for all capabilities, these trips get you to the heart of your destination and straight into active fun. All the hassle of planning routes or finding local things to do is arranged for you. It’s the perfect way to get cracking from day one (or two)! Below, we’re featuring just a few of our activity partners in the UK and Europe, you’ll find even more here, along with those who specialise in faraway trips.

Close to home 

Cycling for Softies offer scenic trips through The Cotswolds and Sussex, staying at boutique hotels with spa pampering available. Visit vineyards and charming villages. E-bikes available.

Cycling holidaysForest Holidays stay in modern, well-equipped lodges, with private hot tubs in woodland across the UK, where you cycle, walk, discover wildlife, and near the sea or on lakes, take to a kayak or SUP.  

HF Holidayshave 17 country house hotels in perfect walking country. Choose from 3 guided, graded routes each day, or strike out on your own. All meals included. Great for single travellers.

Intrepid Travel creates adventures from the Orkney Islands down to Cornwall for up to a week, led by activities experts. Walk, cycle, kayak, surf and more. Hugely enjoyable for all ages.

Warner Leisure Hotels adult-only breaks offering free bike hire, archery, laser clay pigeon shooting and swimming pools in luxury spas at 14 UK locations, in the countryside or on the coast. 

Activity Holidays in Europe

Cycling for Softies pedal on country lanes and cycle paths in relaxed France and Italy – the lavender fields of Provence, wine region of the Loire Valley, art in Venice and the Veneto. 

HF Holidays walks and bolder treks in Europe’s lesser known regions: the Julian Alps in Slovenia, Croatia’s Krka National Park, the sea coves of Gozo. Or re-visit favourite destinations.

YogaIntrepid Travel get ready to hike, bike and kayak or raft! Adventures in almost every European country. Plus exciting food tours: go taste and cook in Georgia, Armenia, Spain or Portugal.

Italy Bike Tours perfect slow cycling tours, so you can absorb the atmosphere of historic towns, marvel at the rolling scenery and travel gently, appreciating the finer things in life.

Just Corsica fabulous diving and water sports, hiking, walking and cycling on this active island.

Just Sardinia known for windsurfing, mountain walks and exciting cycle routes. Sports for all.

Solos Activity Holidays join a group of singles for soft adventures, or golf, tennis and skiing. Try Yoga in Corfu or Crete, a husky safari in Finland, thermal springs in Bulgaria, Capoeira in Zakynthos.   

TDactive Holidays is a collection of small group adventure holidays bringing you authentic action-packed experiences in some of the world’s most exciting destinations: try walking, yoga, real exploring and photography.

Winter specialities

Winter and ski holidaysInghams Lapland snowy delights with cross-country skiing, reindeer sledges, snow-shoeing, snow mobiles – all highly exhilarating. Marvel at the Northern Lights, if you’re lucky – magical.

Santa’s Lapland take the grandchildren to meet Father Christmas and his elves in the perfect winter setting, they’ll be utterly enchanted. Ice fishing, meet the reindeer, take a sledge ride.  

Sunvil Winter Breaks fancy staying in an ice hotel or in an igloo? Sleep snuggled up in furs. Have a Finnish sauna, watch wildlife, wonder at the darkest nights and constellations, run with huskies.

TDactive Holidays is a collection of small group adventure holidays bringing you authentic action-packed experiences in some of the world’s most exciting destinations: try walking, yoga, real exploring and photography.     

On the water

Narrowboat holidaysABC Boat Hire take a narrowboat on the British waterways, you’ll be in charge of your time. Get active as you manage the locks and walk the towpaths. Great for families and time together.

St Hilda’s Sea Adventures head for the west coast of Scotland to fish, swim, dive, set lobster pots and sail the sea and its lochs. Small ship cruises that immerse you in the local natural life.

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