Wales, Cumbria and Slovenia - a more active style of travel


Why travel in 2020? To reconnect with nature in an increasingly urbanised world

Hikers, bikers and nature-lovers should head to these three destinations in 2020 — each is set to unveil a range of new trails and attractions designed to make the most of the great outdoors.

In an increasingly digital, switched-on world, disconnecting from it all — and reconnecting with nature — can be key. Satisfying the cravings for a slower, more outdoorsy life doesn’t necessarily mean embarking on an odyssey into distant, remote wildernesses, however; the respite can begin much closer to home.

Wales, Cumbria and Slovenia are among the places embracing a more active style of travel, showing off new long-distance walking and hiking trails. But muddy boots and mountain air are just two of the ingredients on the menu in these destinations. Local produce, grown in rural corners of these Cool List contenders is being harnessed to create something more than simple country fare — and it ensures that those appetites worked up while clambering over stiles can be happily indulged.

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