May Day Bank Holiday Getaways in the UK with HF Holidays
Take advantage of the next bank holiday on 06 May and enjoy a guided walking or leisure activity break amid the UK’s beautiful countryside courtesy of HF Holidays
UK (PRUnderground) April 17th, 2013
Take advantage of the next bank holiday on 06 May and enjoy a guided walking or leisure activity break amid the UK’s beautiful countryside courtesy of HF Holidays, the UK’s leading walking, leisure activity and cycling holiday organisation.
Explore the wild beauty, rolling hills and high moorland of the Dartmoor National Park, for example, on a guided walking break starting 04 May – featuring a choice of up to three walks each day – with highlights including Haytor Rocks, High Willhays and Widecombe-in-the-Moor.
A four-night break costs £479, whilst seven nights are £699 inclusive of full-board at the company’s Moorlands Country House – set within eight acres of grounds below Haytor Rocks – the full programme of guided walks and social activities and transport to/from the walks.
Also starting 04 May are guided walking holidays taking in the coastal and moorland scenery of Exmoor National Park with highlights including the wooded gorges around Watersmeet, Dunkery Beacon – the highest point in Exmoor – and the South West Coast Path to Lynmouth.
Based at the company’s Holnicote Country House – situated in the heart of a 12,500 acre estate – four nights cost £489 and seven nights are £725 inclusive of full board, the full programme of guided walks and social activities and transport to/from the walks.
Alternatively, there’s a seven-night Circle Dancing & Walking holiday starting 04 May, one of the many activity holidays we offer, which is also based at Holnicote House. Guests enjoy fun and relaxed dance sessions – celebrating the seasons of the year and the cycles of life with circle dances from around the world.
Dance sessions take place in the mornings, with social dancing after dinner each evening and optional guided walks in the afternoons. The cost is £745 inclusive of full board, tuition from a knowledgeable leader and the guided afternoon walks.
All prices are per person, twin-share and include the services of HF Holidays’ leaders.
About HF Holidays
HF Holidays has been helping people enjoy the great outdoors for nearly 100 years. Today over 50,000 people come on holiday with us every year. They come for the walking. They come for the activities. They come for the fun. They come for the food. And they come for the high quality accommodation. It’s why we’re Britain’s biggest walking and outdoor leisure holiday specialists.
* Founded in 1913, HF Holidays is a co-operative society arranging walking, outdoor and
leisure activity holidays for 50,000 people each year (for non-members, a £5 associate fee
is payable per holiday).
* Options range from guided walking breaks and self-guided trails in Britain to challenging
ascents Worldwide. The leisure activities range includes art, music, literature and mindand-body holidays.
* HF Holidays is the recommended walking holiday partner of the Ramblers, Britain’s
walking charity (ramblers.org.uk), and supports the work of the Ramblers through
membership initiatives and charitable donations.
* HF Holidays has 20 Houses in the UK’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural
Beauty as well as independent hotels for overseas holidays.
* HF Holidays’ walks leaders are passionate about walking and keen to share their
experience with guests (after passing a rigorous selection course).
* HF Holidays is committed to Responsible Tourism, contributing to environmental projects
around the UK – such as footpath maintenance – through its Pathways Fund and
supporting local Air Ambulance and Mountain Rescue teams as well as charities in Kenya
and South Africa.
* Voted Best Large Tour Operator by Guardian and Observer readers 2010, 2011 and 2012,
with a 2012 satisfaction score of 98 per cent. Also Best Large Short Break Operator 2011
* In recent research (March 2012) carried out by Which?, HF Holidays achieved
Recommended Provider Status receiving an overall customer satisfaction score of 94%.
* HF Holidays is a member of ABTOT and is ATOL protected.