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Discover a different kind of holiday with an HF Holidays Leisure Activity break. Choose from one of our best-selling and most popular Art and Craft, Bridge, Dancing, Mind & Body or Music breaks, or try an Activity Tour and explore Britain’s great heritage, music festivals or historic hidden gems.

Combine your love of beautiful views, picturesque locations, and indulge yourself in a hobby or pastime. Our breaks are designed to get your creative juices flowing to stimulate your mind and body. Led by a knowledgeable leader, join like-minded people and enjoy yourself!

Art & Craft breaks

Whether you want to release your inner artist or flex that crafting muscle, it’s time to get creative.

Our Art & Craft breaks are all about getting together in our inspirational locations throughout Britain and Europe.

Meet our extremely talented and experienced leaders who’ll help you learn new skills, advance your technique and create unique pieces – all in a fun and supportive environment.

  • Materials and equipment included where possible
  • When you do need to bring your own equipment a suggested list of materials is available on our website and will be sent to you before your holiday
  • On 7-night holidays we include one free day where you can explore or get creative independently.


Bridge breaks

Tactics, techniques and tips for everyone from beginners to the more experienced on our Bridge breaks.

If you already have some experience our Next Step and Improve holidays are for you, with seminars each morning and a friendly bridge competition each evening.

For regular duplicate players at club level we offer holidays with and without seminars, or combining bridge with walking; all with our friendly bridge competitions each evening.

  • Duplicate bridge is played on all our holidays
  • For guests coming alone, partners can be arranged
  • All our holidays are run by EBU qualified bridge directors
  • On 7-night holidays we include a free day for you to explore independently


Dancing breaks

We’ve got a whole world of dancing to discover, whether you’re a complete novice or a seasoned dancer.

Our Ballroom & Latin holidays cover all the ballroom and Latin American dance styles at three skill levels, so that you can find the perfect holiday for you. All our tutors are qualified dance instructors and will ensure that you get the most out of your holiday, whether that be learning the basic steps or improving your dance style.

Our traditional dance holidays will take you on a tour of the globe with English, American and international folk dances. All the leaders on these holidays have years of experience behind them and, whatever your level, will ensure that you learn and have fun.

All our holidays offer two dance sessions each day; and some include optional half-days walks too.

Our country houses are equipped with good dance floors and sound equipment.

  • On 7-night holidays we include one free day to explore independently
  • Our dancing holidays are active; expect to spend lots of time on your feet


Mind and Body breaks

Relax. Unwind. De-stress. Soothe your mind and nurture your body on a Mind & Body break.

We’ve a wide selection of healthy holidays including Alexander Technique, Tai Chi, Pilates, Yoga, Nordic Walking and many more.

There’s plenty of time to relax and enjoy your picturesque surroundings; our peaceful 3 and 4 star country houses and partner hotels are perfect for escaping the rat race and forgetting about the stresses of modern life.

Suited to all abilities and experience levels, our holidays and professional instructors are dedicated to your wellbeing.

  • Sessions usually take place in the mornings and late afternoons. Afternoons are free to explore and relax
  • None of our holidays require any specialist equipment; however, you will need to bring your own exercise mat
  • Some holidays include optional half-day guided walks
  • On 7-night holidays we include one free day for you to relax or explore independently


Music breaks

Whether you’re listening, playing or singing, musical experiences are always better when shared. Join others who share your enthusiasm and enjoy the power of music together. Strike the perfect note and enjoy creating wonderful music with other like-minded enthusiasts.

Our expert leaders will guide you through new scores and styles during daily sessions. Use your afternoons to explore your surroundings on an optional half-day guided walk or even use the time to fit in extra practice or learning.

Leave yourself feeling energised as you sing as part of a group; our Singing holidays are all about having fun and creating a beautiful sound.


City Breaks, Heritage, Garden, Sightseeing and Discovery Tours

Discover the historical and cultural secrets of Britain’s most fascinating towns and villages, as well as Europe’s best cities. We’ve City Breaks, Heritage, Garden, Sightseeing and Discovery Tours waiting to entice and educate you.

Travel with a small group of fellow travellers who share your keen sense of curiosity and uncover historical secrets that lie hidden to run of the mill tourists. Really experience the local culture of the area on every level.

If you love the great outdoors and exploration gets your pulse racing, now is the time to revel in natural beauty and discover hidden gems of culture and history.

Explore with our knowledgeable and friendly guides; they’ve a wealth of knowledge that’s ready to be shared.


Over 100 years experience

When you choose an HF Holiday, you know you’re in great hands.  A British co-operative with over 100 years of experience.  Our team of experienced leaders are specially selected for their skills, experience and knowledge.  Every break has a carefully prepared programme with the idea of grabbing your interest, to develop your skills and be thoroughly enjoyable.  Leave the planning to us, and enjoy choosing which holiday to book next.

Superb accommodation

Relax in one of HF Holidays’ 3 or 4 star 18 country houses where each one has been assessed based on their welcome, hospitality, food and cleanliness.

Fabulous food and drink

Let the flavours of local ingredients and regional specialities enhance your stay.  Our full-board breaks give you continental or full English breakfasts, delicious packed lunches and mouth-watering 3-course evening meals.

HF Holidays offer walking and activity holidays in Britain, Europe and Worldwide. They are offering Encorum members £50 off your first UK booking with HF Holidays when you book by 31 December 2018 and quote LEISURE.

(T&Cs apply. Subject to availability. Not applicable on Family Holidays or Trails. Non-member fee £10pp may apply. See website).

Visit www.hfholidays.co.uk or call 0345 470 7558. To read more about HF Holidays check out our profile of them here



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