Green Travel & Holidays
Discover the natural wonders of the UK and the world responsibly
With views like this I hope you will see that there is so much diverse beauty and wonder to discover around Great Britain and indeed on your own doorstep. From flat sandy golden beaches that stretch for miles and teem with wildlife to spectacular rugged coastlines or mountains and valleys, what could be better and greener than taking a break in the UK? I'm not saying never go abroad, travel is good for the soul and such an uplifting experience, you will find many articles on how you can travel with a low or zero impact on the environment on this page.
Researching and building this website I have learned of so many places I would just love to go and explore. Take a look at the county listings in Countryside or Coast to see what natural wonders you could be experiencing in England, Scotland or Wales.
Green Travel News
- ‘Things have to change’: tourism businesses look to a greener future 28th May 2020While the pandemic has dealt travel a severe blow, some hope it can be an opportunity to introduce slower, fairer, more sustainable holidays No planes in the sky, empty hotels and deserted attractions: with the world at a standstill, tourism has been one of the industries worst-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. International arrivals this year […]
- Transport secretary promised EasyJet not to levy green taxes 30th April 2020Airline given £600m coronavirus bailout with no strings attachedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe transport secretary, Grant Shapps, promised EasyJet that green taxes would not be levied on airlines six months before the company was given a £600m coronavirus crisis loan with no environmental conditions attached, newly released documents show.Direct lobbying against environmental […]
- Poet’s corners: a car-free tour of inspiring Wordsworth sites 11th March 2020To celebrate 250 years since his birth, we take 10 train and bus trips to houses, gardens, lakes – vales and hills, too – that were important to this early environmentalistWilliam Wordsworth was born in Cumbria 250 years ago, on 7 April 1770. Inspired by nature and a sense of place, he was an environmentalist […]
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UK Holiday & Travel
First TransPennine Express
National train ticket booking service. Train is my preferred travel choice and one of the greenest too. TransPennine Express is my go-to booking service with the best prices.
Park Holidays UK: Great value caravan holidays across a large range of fantastic holiday parks across Southern England.
The Best of Exmoor: A small independent agency offering cottages in the magical Exmoor National Park, Somerset and Devon. On the coast with sea views, on farms in the Park...
Away Resorts: UK holiday park operator, with 6 parks in Lincolnshire, Isle of Wight, North Wales, Hayling Island, Essex & The New Forest.
Lonely Planet Publications
Some of the best guide books and planners for UK and world travel as well as tips and inspiration. Scroll down the page and sign up to their newsletter for 20% off your order.
The Ordnance Survey Shop
Printed and digital maps for exploring the outdoors. Wherever you go I recommend taking an OS map for the area which marks permitted footpaths, landmarks, contours, elevation...