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New gastro-treks to Italy help holidaymakers walk up an appetite

New gastro-treks to Italy help holidaymakers walk up an appetite

This month sees Hedonistic Hiking launch its European range of gourmet guided walking tours in the UK.

House parties with Spain-holiday.com

With such an extensive selection of properties to be found on Spain-holiday.com, perhaps this is the year to arrange a house party with family or friends? From architect-designed properties to traditional country houses and from contemporary mountain retreats to sleek modern designs, there is something to suit every taste and budget.

Putting the ‘markets’ back into the Grassmarket

Putting the ‘markets’ back into the Grassmarket

Edinburgh’s Greater Grassmarket has been granted a new licence enabling the area to host a market every Saturday. And to celebrate, the market will hold a Mad Hatter's Tea Party on Saturday 1 March.

Tackle the triathlon in Lanarkshire

Tackle the triathlon in Lanarkshire

As Strathclyde Country Park prepares to welcome Commonwealth triathletes from all over the world this summer, families can run, cycle and swim ahead of their heroes with a half-term break in Lanarkshire.

New hovercraft ice tour in north Sweden

The city of Lulea, which sits on the scenic coast of the far north of Sweden, has some truly astonishing landscapes waiting to be explored. This part of the coast of the Bothnian Bay is home to an archipelago of over 1300 islands, which sparkle with ice throughout winter, creating a magical atmosphere.

Celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth!

Celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth!

Celebrate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth in Shakespeare's England. Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon on the 23rd April in 1564 and many of the region’s key attractions will mark the anniversary with a year round programme of productions, events, festivals and exhibitions.

Luxury camping pods at heart of Lake District cycle tour

Luxury camping pods at heart of Lake District cycle tour

Cyclists can now tour the Lake District's best-loved highlights on a four-day camping pod break - with a breathtaking new vista promised every morning.

February half term fun in Shakespeare’s England!

February half term fun in Shakespeare’s England!

Celebrate the spring half term from 15 – 23 February in Shakespeare’s England with a host of exciting activities and events. Take in a show at the theatre at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, head to Warwick Castle or Kenilworth Castle for the day or experience some of the fun activities at one of many museums in the area, there is something for all the family to enjoy!

March Madness in Alta Badia: Gastronomic safaris in March

March Madness in Alta Badia: Gastronomic safaris in March

Those looking to visit the slopes before the end of the ski season should head to Alta Badia, Italy, where two sumptuous gourmet events are taking place with a focus on wine and food.

Hike the Tramuntana Mountains of Mallorca

Walking specialist On Foot Holidays has launched a self-guided hike to the spectacular Serra de Tramuntana Mountains of Mallorca for 2014.

Donnafugata set for take-off with new Dublin flights

Donnafugata set for take-off with new Dublin flights

Golfers across Ireland have more reason than ever to discover the new rising star of Italian golf, Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa in Sicily, with the impending launch of a new flight route from Dublin to Comiso this spring.

Families could save £3,000 on a ski break by heading to Bulgaria

Research from M&S Bank reveals that Bulgaria is the best value ski destination this February half term, with a week’s holiday for a family of four costing £6,225. This is £3,000 cheaper than the most expensive destination, Switzerland, at a cost of £9,499.

Fall in love with London

Fall in love with London

Valentine's Day is upon us once more, so why not take a trip to the capital and plan something extra special for your loved one this year. London's hotels, restaurants and attractions are offering a whole host of romantic activities and unique packages to help you create the perfect Valentine's celebration for your special someone.

Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014

Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014

One of the world's most spectacular maritime events is attracting vessels - and spectators - from across the globe with more than 35 magnificent sailing ships already signed up for this summer's historic Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta.

Enjoy Spain's best courses with Kempinski's new luxury golf breaks

Enjoy Spain's best courses with Kempinski's new luxury golf breaks

Golfers across the UK are being offered the experience of a lifetime and the chance to play a collection of Europe's finest golf courses with the launch of an exciting range of five-star Spanish golf breaks for the start of 2014.