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Honeyguide holiday calendar

There is no Honeyguide brochure for 2022 on account of the coronavirus pandemic, which first stopped and now complicates overseas travel. These uncertainties make planning a year ahead difficult, so a brochure is likely to be out of date very quickly.

Holidays and UK breaks will instead be promoted through this website. Keep an eye out for updates; the rest of this page gives a guide to plans for coming months.

Honeyguide walks in Norfolk run regularly, with information emailed to Honeyguiders and a few others in this area. Highlights of walks to date are on the Honeyguide blog. Please ask if you'd like to be added to the circulation list.

Below you can see our holiday calendar in one place, check availability and click through to our holiday pages. For prices, look under the 'holiday details' for each holiday. For general booking information, relating mostly to overseas holidays, click here. Last updated May 2022.

UK breaks and holidays, 2022

North Norfolk with Rob Lucking, 21 - 25 February 2022 break successfully completed
Wild Essex with Chris Gibson, 23 – 27 May 2022 not running
Lincolnshire Wash with Rob Lucking, 6 – 10 June 2022 one place available
Mull with Ruth Fleming, 12 – 19 July 2022 opened for bookings and filled immediately

Overseas holidays, 2022

Below is the Honeyguide programme organised for 2022. Once we have gauged the level of interest in overseas travel, we can look at additional destinations.

Portugal in winter 22 — 29 January 2022 this holiday will not run in 2022
Serranía de Ronda 24 February — 2 March 2022 this holiday will not run in 2022
Extremadura 16 — 24 March 2022 holiday successfully completed

These holidays are open for booking:

Crete 12-19 April holiday successfully completed
Corsica 14-21 May 2023. will not run in 2022
Picos de Europa 12 — 19 June 2022 one place available
Iceland 20-28 June 2022 bookings closed
Falsterbo, Sweden 1 — 6 September 2022 places available
Menorca 5— 12 October 2022 fully booked

The Gambia Tuesday 6 December - Friday 16 December 2022 (10 nights) places available, bookings to open soon
The Gambia will accept the UK’s proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination record

Ricotia cretica
Ricotia cretica in Kourtoliótiko Gorge, Crete.

Overseas holidays, 2023

Morocco 14 — 21 March 2023 postponed from 2022 bookings are open
Extremadura 14 — 22 March 2023 (Tuesday to Wednesday) bookings are open
Corsica 14-21 May 2023 (TBC, enquiries welcome)

2021

This section has links to two holidays we set up in the hope of a small group in autumn 2021. In practice, the simplification of rules for international travel did not come in soon enough. Menorca here is already carried forward to autumn 2022. Links in this and the next section may be to holiday pages yet to be updated.

Menorca 6 — 13 October 2021
Crete 19 — 26 October 2021

UK breaks and holidays, autumn 2021

Our first UK breaks were initially set up for autumn 2020, then again in spring 2021 (holiday reports here).
These ran in autumn 2021:

Norfolk break with Chris Durdin, 6 - 10 September 2021 (break successfully completed)
North Norfolk, autumn with Rob Lucking, 11 - 15 October 2021 (break successfully completed)
Wild Essex with Chris Gibson, 4 - 8 October 2021 (break successfully completed)
The Lizard, Cornwall, with David Collins 27 September – 4 October 2021 (successfully completed).

These and others may also be running in 2022; expressions of interest are very welcome.

A Honeyguide wildlife guide may be available if you are visiting Norfolk: this already happens from time to time, dependent on diaries.


Below are links to friends and partners overseas, namely Geoff Crane in South Africa and Pau Lucio in Spain. We have run many holidays with both Geoff and Pau and they also run their own holidays.

Southern Africa with Honeyguide

Your South Africa helps you to put together a wildlife holiday with dates and an itinerary that suits you. Click here for more. Burchell's zebras lilac-breasted roller

Spain with Pau Lucio

Birdwatching Spain | Wildlife tours in Spain

Brochures

The Honeyguide brochure for 2020 was sent out in September 2019. If you'd like another copy or are not on the mailing list and would like a brochure, please contact us.

There is no brochure for 2021 or 2022.

To download or view a PDF of the Honeyguide Wildlife Holidays brochure for 2020, click on the picture of the cover below.

Honeyguide brochure

The brochure for 2019 and previous years are here.

Group holidays / archive

Additional group holidays or UK breaks (subject to the indoor 'rule of six') can be arranged.

Destinations from previous years we keep on the website in the archive section.

They may be available for group bookings and others may return in a future programme – especially if we receive requests for them.

South Africa ideas

Burchell's zebras
Wildlife holidays in southern Africa, where and when you would like to go. See Your South Africa.


Gullivers Natural History Holidays

For two years, 2009 and 2010, we sent Honeyguide brochures to those on the former Gullivers mailing list. We continue to do so to those who have been in touch and are now on the main Honeyguide mailing list.

If you were with Gullivers, aren't getting the Honeyguide brochure but would like to, please contact us.

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Atol protected

The air holidays shown are ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 3253. ATOL Protection extends primarily to customers who book and pay in the United Kingdom. Click on the ATOL logo if you want to know more.

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