Catalonia is a region with an incredibly rich variety of landscapes. Close to the coast, the rolling highlands offer lovely views towards the sea and inland towards the heights of the Sierras, which are rich in wildlife and flora. Your walks feature both landscapes, as well as the character-filled villages of the interior. Your base […]
Group Photo from Lanzarote, taken by our Tour Director, Daniel. Thanks, Daniel! The entire island of Lanzarote is a UNESCO biosphere reserve, and it contains no less than 13 ‘protected areas’ including a Spanish National Park – Timanfaya, where Raquel Welch was memorably filmed in ‘One Million Years BC’. As your base we have chosen […]
We feature walks near local rail lines which pass through unspoilt Catalan countryside, where pretty villages huddle around their church and wine cellar, unchanged by time. Between them roll hills of olives and vines, interrupted by occasional rocky crags or coves, and seemingly randomly-positioned railway halts. Recalling the days when the trains on these lesser-used […]
Some pictures of our recent group in Menorca. The island of Menorca may be just 30 miles long and 10 miles across, but it hosts a world of contrasts. The north is comparatively lush and green, with extensive bays and long headlands. The south is much rockier and riddled with caves. At the eastern […]
Entries for our photo competition are arriving with us with some very impressive camera work on show and some common themes already emerging! Thank you to everyone who has sent them in so far – we really do like to receive them. The first competition runs until 30th June and details for entry can be […]
A few pictures from a recent walking holiday. Close to the coast, the rolling highlands offer lovely views towards the sea and inland towards the heights of the Sierras, which are rich in wildlife and flora. Your walks feature both landscapes, as well as the character-filled villages of the interior. Your base is Coma-Ruga, a […]
The local station is on the main line between Barcelona and Tarragona and the journey to either (which you can do in your spare time) is very pleasant as the train hugs the coastline. But there are also a few local lines which pass through unspoilt Catalan countryside, where pretty villages huddle around their church […]
We have started to receive some delightful entries for our photo competition. Thank you to everyone who has sent them in, we appreciate you sharing them with us. The first competition runs until 30th June and details for entry can be found here. In the meantime, as promised, we are pleased to share a selection from […]
GB Walking Weekends booklet Our new GB Walking Weekends booklet has arrived with us, if you enjoy guided walks in wonderfully scenic countryside and the idea of a weekend away appeals please contact us (call 0116 279 3929, or email email@example.com) for details and a copy of the booklet.
The Reading List is back! The Reading List became temporarily homeless while we changed our website. It’s back now, so if you need some ideas for a good read at the airport, on the plane, or during your holiday – look no further. Please visit www.preferredts.com/reading-list for the current list.
Our regular Walking Holiday customers have told us that they would welcome the chance to take a short break closer to home, meet up with friends, and enjoy some of the wonderful scenery on offer in this country. As it happens, we have been arranging holidays for UK walking groups for many years; so […]
PTS Holiday Photo Competition -The chance to win £100 off a Preferred Travel Holiday. If you’re travelling with us this year, why not enter our Holiday Photo competition when you come home for a chance to win £100 off your next holiday? All you have to do is email us up to three digital photos […]