Iceland is the ultimate winter holiday; imagine volcanic landscapes, thermal lagoons, geysers erupting and of course, the spectacular Northern Lights. It’s home to some of the clearest and brightest of skies too – so although chilly, the days will be fresh, making the scenery even more incredible. Very much a travel hotspot, we can absolutely understand why – the destination offers something completely different to the norm! So, if you’re in the search of a unique getaway, Iceland could be [...]

By | November 8th, 2018|Adventure Travel, Blog, Iceland|

Gin making memories in Kenya (Safari)

Gin Ford  making memories in Kenya  November 2017 Thornton's Travel, Chew Magna    For all clients wishing to go on safari, this is one of the best locations for viewing game I have ever seen. Amboseli National Park was our first stop home of the elephants. The park is very dry in parts especially at this time of the yea, apart from elephants we viewed lions, zebra, springbok, wilder beast and hippos.    For this area I would highly recommend [...]

By | October 19th, 2018|Adventure Travel, Blog|

New England Tour, Autumn is the perfect time to visit.

Travelsphere New England tour Thornton’s Travel preferred Tour Company DISCOVER NEW ENGLAND 14 DAYS FROM £2,749 VARIED DATES AVAILABLE IN 2019, GUARANTEED DEPARTURES       DAY 1 UK/BOSTON Today you'll fly to Boston. On arrival we'll transfer you to your hotel in the newly developed Seaport District.​     DAY 2 BOSTON & OGUNQUIT You'll see many of Boston's highlights on a sightseeing tour this morning. We'll travel along the famous Freedom Trail and visit Beacon Hill, Quincy Market [...]

By | October 3rd, 2018|Adventure Travel, Blog, USA|

6 Top Tips For Solo Female Travellers

It’s no secret that the number of solo female travellers has been growing, and with good reason! Travelling alone gives you the opportunity to find out what you really want - be it getting out of your comfort zone, experiencing a new culture, tasting lots of different cuisines or reflecting upon what you value most in life. It may sound like a cliche, but travelling alone really can give you clarity on who you are and what you want from [...]

By | August 1st, 2018|Adventure Travel|

Rachael said Yes to New adventures, Corsica with Mark Warners Holidays

I have just returned from a fantastic trip to Corsica with Mark Warner holidays, staying in the North of Corsica in the beautiful resort of San Lacianu. Travelling on Mark Warner's very own British Airways charter from London Heathrow and then a very short transfer to the San Lucianu resort in Corsica.  The resort itself is one of the smaller Mark Warner resorts and the Superior Rooms have recently been refurbished. I would highly recommend upgrading to one of these; [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|Adventure Travel, Blog|
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