HF Holidays Launches NEW Walking & Activity holiday brochure for 2021/22
Leading walking holidays tour operator HF Holidays has launched
its latest collection of exciting new Walking & Activity holidays for 2021. There are 4 brand new trips, an additional family holiday destination and a brand-new style of guided walking ‘Tread Lightly’ to add to an already diverse collection of holidays, offering even more choice and flexibility to guests. This year’s edition also includes Family Adventures, Group Holidays and winter sun walking into early 2022!
The new holiday additions offer guests the chance to explore remote islands of Scotland and explore new trails, all designed to give the very best experience of each chosen destination. The new guided walking style ‘Tread Lightly’ makes the most of the wonderful walking areas which surround our houses, with all walks starting and ending at their front doors with no need for any road transfers. Dovedale, Peveril of the Peak in the Peak District is a welcome addition to the Family Walking Adventures collection, now making a total of 8 UK country houses and 2 European destinations, offering active escapades for families.
BOOKING WITH CONFIDENCE WITH HF HOLIDAYS
As an award-winning Tour Operator with over 100 years’ experience, HF Holidays understand the importance of trust and assurance for guests when making any booking or travel arrangement. Guests can book with confidence with the knowledge that their money is protected, as all HF Holidays’ trips without flights are protected by ABTOT, and by ATOL for holidays with flights. In addition, if for any reason HF Holidays has to cancel a holiday, guests will be able to transfer to another date or holiday without an additional charge. Free transfer of holidays also applies to any guest cancellations on 2021 holidays, booked before the 12th October 2020. HF Holidays GUARANTEE to amend bookings for FREE providing that the cancellation is made outside of the final balance due date.
This assurance, as well as their Best Price Guarantee and 24/7 support and emergency contact service, is why members and guests continue to feel safe and secure when travelling with HF Holidays, which is ever evident in accolades such as the FEEFO Platinum award and the WHICH recommended provider award, of which HF Holidays has been recognised for the last 3 years.
Trails & Island Hopping –These are walks which will be enjoyed by serious walkers who have suitable stamina and fitness – but without the need to carry anything more than a daypack! All holidays are on a full board basis and include an HF Holidays Walking Leader or Local Guide, transport and luggage transfers (as indicated) and made up of small group sizes: maximum 16.
NEW Mull & Iona
This new Island Hopping experience reveals to guests some of the finest scenery of any of the Scottish islands. The itinerary of 35 miles over 5 walking days, delivers walks to enjoy and explore wild landscapes of white sand beaches and towering mountains. The thrill of spotting wildlife such as Sea otters, Golden eagle, White-tailed eagle and Red deer as you visit four unique islands; Mull, Iona, Staff and Ulva, and the chance to tick off Ben More (Mull’s only Munro) Plus the final 3 nights are a true escape, spent on the mystical island of Iona – a unique chance to experience the island after the day trippers have gone!
7-night trip from £1399 per person including full board en-suite accommodation, a full programme of walks (1 each walking day) with luggage transfer, all transport to and from the walks, Group transfer to and from Craignure ferry terminal.
Departures in May, June & September 2021
NEW Cairngorms North
This guided trail is made up of hand-picked walks which cross the northern section of the Cairngorms National Park. A truly fantastic destination to visit in the Autumn – voted as one of Lonely Planet’s best places to see the autumn colours, June offers the chance to see Ospreys in flight. Walking routes favour the lower lying areas to give an introduction to this stunning area and enjoy the glorious views of the UK’s second highest mountain range. There are whisky trails, wild glens, ancient native woodlands, exciting wildlife, crashing
waterfalls and wilderness lochs to enjoy. The holiday rounds off with a trip to a distillery to sample a wee dram or two on the Speyside Way!
7-night trip from £999 per person including full board en-suite accommodation, a full programme of walks (1 each walking day) all transport to and from the walks, Group transfer to and from Aviemore.
Departures in June & October 2021
NEW Best Isle of Arran
This is a truly fantastic addition to HF’s Island Hopping collection. Arran has a circumference of just 56 miles and known as Scotland in miniature, home to majestic mountains, cracking coastline, ancient sites, plentiful wildlife and its own distillery. The hand-picked walks here will cover its range of scenery including the option to climb Goatfell for superb views across the island. A trip to nearby Holy Island includes a walk to the top of Mullach More – the island’s highest point. We’ve cherry picked the best walks to showcase the best of the island.
7-night trip from £999 per person including full board en-suite accommodation, a full programme of walks (1 each walking day) all transport to and from the walks, Use of hotel’s spa facilities and pool.
Departures in May, June & September 2021
NEW Hadrian’s Wall Complete
HF Holidays are delighted to now offer the complete trail of 86 miles over 6 days crosses the breadth of England walking coast to coast from west to east along the entire length of Hadrian’s Wall National Trail, following the northern most frontier of the Roman Empire. Along the way, guests can absorb the dramatic scenery and marvel at the engineering prowess of the Romans who built signal towers, forts and turrets which are still evident today. This is England’s most popular long distance trail.
7-night trip from £995 per person including full board en-suite accommodation, a full programme of walks (1 each walking day) all transport to and from the walks. Luggage transfer.
Departures in June, August & September 2021
NEW Guided Walking ‘Tread Lightly’
We are thrilled to be welcoming to our walks programme, a collection of walks from our
UK houses, our ‘Tread Lightly’ walks, which do not require any transport to support the
walk itinerary. This collection of spectacular walks, have been designed by a team of highly
experienced and knowledgeable walking guides, with the proviso that they will maximise the
enjoyment of the great outdoors, whilst continuing to protect the precious environment we
live in and ‘leave no trace’. Our Country Houses are in stunning surroundings with a variety
of landscapes and these new walks ensure that we capture the beauty of our surroundings
on every walk. These walks also provide increased flexibility for walking groups, enabling guests to spend a few more minutes taking in their favourite view in the glorious sunshine!
3, 4 & 7 nights available from £339 per person including full board en-suite accommodation, a choice of walks with an HF Holidays knowledgeable Leader.
Now available at all HF Holidays UK country houses with the exception of Glen Coe and Lulworth Cove.
NEW Family Walking Adventures at Dovedale, Peak District
HF Holidays is delighted to be able to offer families another location to enjoy our active and outdoor holidays, at our spacious country house Dovedale, in the Peak District. Our Family Adventures are always in high demand, so this additional location to choose from and new area to explore, will no doubt be very popular. Families have plenty to do and see with a choice of walks for all levels each day, guided by our fun and experienced HF Leaders and house activities. The area is full of rural charm with pretty villages with the Dovedale Gorge and Chatsworth House all nearby.
3, 4 & 7 night stays available in 8 UK country houses from £419 per adult UNDER 18s FOR FREE (UK Only) Full board accommodation, a full programme of walks with an HF Leader, all transport to and from the walks.
Available at HF Holidays country houses: FRESHWATER BAY, ST IVES, BRECON, CHURCH STRETTON, KESWICK, WHITBY, MALHAM, DOVEDALE,
Also available our European Family Adventure destinations STUBAI ALPS and ZILLERTAL ALPS
For full details of HF Holidays Family Walking Adventures visit https://www.hfholidays.co.uk/families
Download a copy of the new brochure: https://www.hfholidays.co.uk/brochures
GREAT EARLY BIRD BOOKING OFFERS
HF Holidays is offering an array of fantastic early booking offers for bookings made by 24 November 2020.
- SAVE UP TO £125 PER PERSON
On selected 7-night holidays at HF Holidays’ UK country houses – subject to availability.
- SAVE UP TO 50% ON ROOM UPGRADES
Guests can save up to 50% when they upgrade their twin/double room to a better or best room in HF Holidays’ UK country houses.
- SAVE UP TO £150 PER PERSON
On selected European holidays on selected destinations – see brochure or website for details. Subject for availability.
- SAVE UP TO £175 PER PERSON
On selected Worldwide holidays on selected destinations – see brochure or website for details. Subject for availability.
- UNDER 18s GO FREE
On UK Family Walking Adventures.
- ENDS –
Notes to Editor:
Contact: Hannah Garcia, PR & Partnerships, email@example.com
- All prices correct at time of going to press – October 2020
- Founded in 1913, HF Holidays is a co-operative society that has been organising outdoor holidays for over 100 years.
- HF Holidays are suitable for all fit and active adults including solo travellers, couples or small groups. There are also some dedicated UK holidays for families with children. Guests travel as part of larger group, making them a great way to meet and socialise with new people. Larger groups (8 or more people) such as groups of friends, large family groups, members of clubs /societies can enjoy special savings. Guests do not need to be a member of the HF Holidays co-operative in order to join their holidays; all are welcome.
- HF Holidays has 18 country houses in the UK’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty as well as independent hotels for overseas holidays.
- HF Holidays has a host of accolades under its belt including: Which? Number one Recommended Holiday Provider 2018, Silver Travel Awards Best Activity Tour Operator 2018, Feefo Gold Service Award in 2018, Which? Recommended Provider status for 2012 – 2017; voted Best Large Tour Operator by Guardian and Observer readers 2010-2014; and Best Large Short Break Operator 2011-2014.
- HF Holidays is committed to responsible tourism and is a member of ABTOT and ATOL protected.
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