HF Holidays is offering readers a chance to win a three-night guided walking break complete with full board accommodation at a choice of 20 scenic locations around the UK.

As the UK’s largest walking and leisure activity holidays provider, HF Holidays has 20 beautiful country houses, mostly in National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty around the UK, with perfect walks on the doorstep.

Choose the intimate atmosphere of a small manor house in the heart of England, stay in a National Trust property in the Lake District, or explore the Scottish Highlands and islands, you will be spoilt for choice.

HF Holidays’ breaks are perfect for everyone, whether you like taking leisurely lakeside strolls or more challenging walks up and around the many fells and famous peaks with their rewarding views.

There is also a choice of three different walks each day, so if you don’t fancy a challenge, just enjoy a gentle sightseeing walk in the local area.

HF Holidays is one of the largest travel co-operatives in the UK, the winner of The Guardian and Observer best large tour operator award with a score of more than 97 per cent guest satisfaction in the last two years. It is also the preferred walking holiday provider for the Ramblers.

The prize consists of a three-night guided walking holiday – worth up to �710 – for two adults at any of HF Holidays’ 20 country houses around the UK, including full board en-suite accommodation, a daily choice of guided walks, transport to and from walks, services of HF Holidays’ walk leaders and sociable evenings.

To stand a chance of winning, answer this simple question:

How many country houses does HF Holidays have throughout the UK?

A) 10

B) 20

C) 30

To enter send your answer on a postcard to: HF Holidays Competition (WHT), The Comet, Bank House, Primett Road, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 3EE.

Remember to include your name, address, valid email address (if you have one) as well as a daytime contact number.

The competition closes on July 19, 2012.

Normal Archant rules apply. The prize is to be taken before March 31, 2013 and is based on two adults sharing a twin or double room.

For a full list of conditions go to www.thecomet24.co.uk

By entering you agree to receive information, news and offers about the holidays and services HF Holidays provides. Please indicate on your entry if you wish to be excluded.

We do not share our customer data with third parties.

The winner will be chosen from all the correct entries received before the closing date. No correspondence will be entered into. The editor’s decision is final. Travel to the holiday location is not included. Spending money, travel insurance, optional activities and personal expenditure or incidental costs are the responsibility of the winners.

The prize is non transferable, non refundable and subject to availability. No purchase necessary. No multiple entries, you must be over 18 to enter. Voucher will be issued to claim the prize. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to HF Holidays’ Conditions of Booking.

Employees of HF Holidays are excluded from the competition. Promoter: HF Holidays Ltd, Catalyst House, 720 Centennial Court, Elstree, Herts, WD6 3SY.


NOT a lucky winner? Why not take advantage of a special reader offer on an HF Walking Holiday?

A three-night full board accommodation break in Yorkshire for �199 per person.

Normal price �267, reader offer price �199 per person. Based at HF Holidays’ Thorns Hall in Sedbergh, Yorkshire Dales.

Must travel during July and August 2012. Offer based on two adults sharing a twin or double room. Single room supplements might apply.

Quote code SRA on calling Reservations on 0845 470 7558. Subject to availability.

HF Holidays reserves the right to withdraw any offer at any time. visit www.hfholidays.co.uk for more.


RATHER than just taking a walking holiday once a year, why not support the Ramblers by becoming a member.

There are more than 500 groups throughout the country who organise in excess of 38,000 walks every year. It’s healthy, it’s sociable, and by becoming a member of the Ramblers you are helping to create a lasting footprint for generations to come.

Readers can take advantage of a 20 per cent* discount on the membership fee when joining online – this means your membership costs less than �2 per month.*

To find out more about the Ramblers visit www.ramblers.org.uk or to take advantage of the joining offer visit www.ramblers.org.uk/join and quote the reference U12V2W

* New memberships discount only valid in the first year.