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Whitewater rafting in West Virginia

Whitewater rafting in West Virginia

News for adrenaline junkies, rafters and kayaking fans, West Virginia's has been voted one of the top US whitewater rafting destinations with two locations in the top 5, according to Discovery Channel.

Making Alpine mountaineering affordable to all

Making Alpine mountaineering affordable to all

Action Outdoors, the UK partners to the French organisation UCPA, have launched their summer programme.

Discover the ultimate staycation destination

Discover the ultimate staycation destination

Figures announced last month have shown that Scotland is in the midst of a ‘staycation’ boom.

Explore Montenegro

Explore Montenegro

To celebrate the launch of its 2012 summer season, Explore Montenegro is offering guests 10 or 11 nights for the price of 7 for all holidays booked for travel before the end of May 2012.

Summer in the Alps, ideal for families

Summer in the Alps, ideal for families

All too often Switzerland gets forgotten as a holiday destination once the snow has melted and Easter past, but this Alpine country is stunning in summer, too, and offers just as many opportunities for family adventures, if not more, than in winter.

Malaysia: Calling all sports enthusiasts

Malaysia: Calling all sports enthusiasts

Due to the brilliant natural diversity of Malaysia, there is a mammoth range of year-round sporting activities to try.

New Lake District activity centre proves a huge success

New Lake District activity centre proves a huge success

Y:Adventure, the Lake District’s latest activity destination which opened on 31st March, has proved to be a huge success, with all activities fully booked over the course of the first weekend and forward bookings looking very promising.

New luxury cycling tours in the New Forest

New luxury cycling tours in the New Forest

Capital Sport have introduced a selection of self-guided tours in the New Forest and Dorset. Everything is taken care of: expertly planned, gentle cycle routes; luxurious, handpicked hotels in historic towns and villages; top-of-the-range hybrid bikes; and (thankfully) no heavy panniers – your bags are transferred daily.

Enjoy a taste of the great outdoors in Rye Bay

Enjoy a taste of the great outdoors in Rye Bay

On land and on water, lovers of the great outdoors can enjoy a huge number of thrilling, healthy and fun activities in Rye Bay in 2012.

Las Vegas heads Tour America Direct city break list

USA specialist Tour America Direct says Las Vegas has knocked New York off the top of its ‘most popular city break’ list.

'Roaring Forties' two-for-one holiday savings

The prestigious La Manga Club is celebrating its 40th birthday this year and, to mark the landmark anniversary, the Spanish resort has launched a fantastic two-for-one promotion aimed at anyone in their forties.

Active Highland holidays

Active Highland holidays

For those who prefer their holidays to incorporate lung-bursting outdoor pursuits and plenty of perspiration, there is no shortage of challenging sporting events around Loch Ness and Inverness during the summer and early autumn months this year.

Get active in the Czech Republic

Get active in the Czech Republic

Go water rafting in Cesky Krumlov, horse riding in Holasovice, on a segway tours in Brno or spa treatment in Lednice. Get scared on a ghost tour in Prague, visit chateaux underground in Litomysl or vampire's home in Zdar nad Sazavou. Be sure that if you plan to travel to the Czech Republic you certainly will not be bored.

Challenge yourself in tropical North Queensland

Challenge yourself in tropical North Queensland

The 'Adventurous by Nature' tropics provides the perfect stage for the 10-day festival that will see people of all ages and abilities competing across a variety of events culminating in the 'Cairns Airport Challenge Cairns' iron-distance triathlon.

Go Active with Shorefield in the Easter holidays

Shorefield Holidays will launch Go Active holidays at Oakdene Forest Park near Ringwood in Hampshire on March 24.