Ontario: An adventure playground for paddlers, hikers and wildlife watchers

Activity holidays and trips

Welcome to our new-look trips section which lets you plan your next adventure. Search hundreds of trips or read our activity guides - written by people local to the area who live and breathe these activities every day of their life.

Our most recent guides focus on the breathtaking wilderness of Ontario in Canada, just a seven-hour flight from the UK and home to 33% of the world's freshwater, 280 National and Provincial Parks and over 1,800 hiking trails.

And you can win an amazing all-inclusive trip for two there, guided by bushcraft legend Ray Mears, by entering our free competition!


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Paddling in Canada
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Paddling in Canada

This is where the canoe was invented and remains the No.1 destination to this day

Canada is the world's number one destination for paddlers and there's an array of options for all levels with crystal clear lakes offering thousands of kilometres of wilderness paddling.

Walking in Canada
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Walking in Canada

There's something for everyone across a range of remarkable landscapes

There are epic wilderness treks which can take weeks and get you way off the beaten track, but many stunning locations are also accessible to those who only have a day or two to explore. And it's all just a seven-hour flight from the UK.

Peak District
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Peak District

Getting active in the Peak District

Situated right in the middle of the UK, the Peak District brings together a fantastic concentration of outdoor activities in a relatively small area.

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A perfect winter sun destination for cycling, walking & training camps

With a perfectly-suited all-year-round climate, attractive scenery and varied terrain, Portugal is a fantastic holiday destination for cyclists and walkers alike.

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A country full of sun, sea and surprises

Spain is far more than beaches, tower-block hotels, golf courses and paella. Dive into the real Spain and discover one of the most varied landscapes in western Europe.


A land of ancient traditions and amazing landscapes perfect for trekking & cycling


Lakes, mountains, beautiful coastlines combined with great food and weather

Yorkshire Dales

Classic walking, running, cycling and climbing country


An amazing destination for outdoor enthusiasts


Safaris, surfing, scuba diving and sublime trekking

Trekking in Peru

Spectacular trails, ruined Inca cities and some of the world’s loftiest mountains.

Asia & Far East

Something for everyone, including The Himalayas - the ultimate trekking destination

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Cycling holidays
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Cycling holidays

The perfect way to see somewhere new - via cycle touring, road or mountain biking.

For an exhilarating outdoors experience that brings you close the soul of a destination, look no further than a cycling holiday.

Walking holidays
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Walking holidays

Check out our rambling and trekking options at home and abroad.

There’s no better way of getting to know a region than by exploring it on foot.

Paddle sports

Canoeing, kayaking and rafting are three of the most exhilarating outdoor activities

Multi-activity holidays

Multi-activity holidays offering a huge variety of activities

Winter sports

There's a massive choice of snow-sports to tempt all winter outdoor enthusiasts

Popular trip types

Activity holidays

Trips of seven days or more duration, from leisurely rambles to epic treks.

Family holidays

Rewarding activity packages catering to both adults and children.

Training camps

The focus is on fitness training and technique for runners, cyclists and triathletes.

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Recent newsletters
29 Nov

In the grip of winter, some inspiration on where to escape to for some winter sun and 2016 European challenges.

22 Nov

The final walking newsletter of 2015 includes winter walks, challenge walks in 2016 and overseas treks.

15 Nov
What's New

New challenges and trips for 2016 plus a showcase of the latest content on the website.

08 Nov
Discover Ontario

A breathtaking wilderness just 7 hours from the UK plus New York marathon feature and news.

01 Nov

Runs and running advice, including Santa runs, obstacle runs and charity places in major 2016 runs.



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