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Category Archives: winter
The winter swimmers who took on the Beast from the East – in pictures
When weather caused havoc across the UK, some hardy souls embraced the cold by going for a (quick) dip.
Where to warm up: 10 winter sun travel destinations
Here’s where’s hot right now … and we don’t mean trendy. We pick 10 mid- and long-haul escapes where the sun’s shining and the temperature is at least 23C
10 of the best UK winter escapes
A good way to break up the winter is with a few days in the countryside. We’ve picked stays across Britain, from cosy B&Bs to stylish holiday homes, many with seasonal offers
Top 10 UK winter walks – chosen by travel and nature writers
The British countryside is especially dramatic in winter, and ideal for a walk to blow away the Christmas cobwebs. Ten writers choose their favourites – and pubs to thaw your feet in
Peaks and froths: five wild UK walks with a classic pub
The best winter hikes end up in a warm, cosy pub.
Winter sun destinations: 10 top trips
Whether it’s yoga in Morocco, fine food in South Africa or getting off the beaten track in Brazil, here are 10 holidays to escape the winter blues
Creche course: a family skiing holiday in France
With round-the-clock childcare on hand in the quiet, family-friendly village of Ardent, mum and dad get to snowboard some of the best slopes in the French Alps while the kids are entertained back at base
Winter sun getaways
Superb beaches and cuisine, and no sign of UK gloom … Here are bright, warm spots from the Algarve to Thailand and the Caribbean. Hammocks optional
A little piste of Christmas in the Austrian Alps
The high Alpine resort of Katschberg proves perfect for a family of mixed abilities, and December’s lantern-lit advent trail leaves everyone feeling festive