Ideas for activity holidays - budget options

Last updated at 10:38 28 November 2001

Here are some ideas for less expensive activity holidays. Please mention This is Travel when you book:

* Alternative Travel Group organises private walking trips across Europe. Recommended for children over ten, prices start at £395 per person for an eight-day walking trip to the Dordogne in France, with child reductions. They also run escorted holidays.

Alternative Travel Group (tel: 01865 315678;

* Compass Holidays run walking breaks throughout the UK, from the Cotswolds to Cornwall. A three-day break in the Cotswolds, for example, would cost just £120 per person.

Compass Holidays (tel: 01242 250642;

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