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VetRun180 - Military Charity to Travel Coast to Coast Across Scottish Highlands with Sandgrouse Travel

Posted by on August 6th 2020 in Adventure & Expeditions, Europe, Inspiration, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Scotland

VetRun180 - Injured Veterans Charity in Scottish Highlands

VetRun180 is a UK-based military veterans charity, formed by its founders (themselves Iraq & Afghan vets) out of a necessity. This young and hugely exciting charity takes physically and mentally injured (PTSD) veterans on challenging expeditions around the globe. It is on these unique journeys where the lucky teams are re-invoking their great sense of adventure and teamwork. VetRun180 is genuinely saving lives through the spirit of adventure - a concept that strikes a chord with Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions.

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PRIVATE EXPLORATION OF ARCTIC SVALBARD - SPITSBERGEN'S HIDDEN JEWELS WITH YOUR VERY OWN PERSONAL POLAR GUIDE

Posted by on May 7th 2020 in Adventure & Expeditions, Luxury, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Scandinavia

PRIVATE EXPLORATION OF ARCTIC SVALBARD - SPITSBERGEN'S HIDDEN JEWELS WITH YOUR VERY OWN PERSONAL POLAR GUIDE
THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY WAY TO EXPLORE THE SUMMER MAGIC OF ARCTIC SVALBARD - WITH TOP NORWEGIAN POLAR GUIDE ON A ONE-TO-ONE BASIS.  DISCOVER PLACES FEW WILL EVER KNOW.

All photographs taken on Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions adventures by our Polar guides. 

3-WEEKS COMPREHENSIVE SUMMER SAILING AROUND SVALBARD / SPITSBERGEN WITH TOP NORWEGIAN POLAR GUIDE (SPECIALISING IN SVALBARD EXPLORATION). 

Set high in the Arctic Ocean, the remote Svalbard archipelago extends between 74 and 81° north, about halfway between Tromso in Norway and...

Sandgrouse Back In North Africa: Land Rover Trip Now Open for Registration

Posted by on May 6th 2020 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Ambassadors, Inspiration, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News

Sandgrouse Back In North Africa: Land Rover Trip Now Open for Registration
JOIN OUR 2021 LAND ROVER CONVOY THROUGH NORTH AFRICA'S FABLED ATLAS MOUNTAINS & THE MAJESTIC SAHARA

Staying true to our namesake, we're migrating back to the beautiful and lonely desert. Here we recently found a peace and serentity that we long to savour once more. Join the Sandgrouse Explorers Club as we venture back to North Africa following our tried and tested overland routing in Morocco. We'll thread our way through the mighty Atlas Mountains and then on to the north western...

JOIN OUR SAFARI CONVOY THROUGH KENYA BY LAND ROVER SERIES 1

Posted by on May 5th 2020 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Inspiration, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Travel Tips & Advice

JOIN OUR SAFARI CONVOY THROUGH KENYA BY LAND ROVER SERIES 1

Self-drive in a Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions convoy of up to six 1950's Series I and Series IIa Land Rovers through the Kenyan bush on an overland safari of a lifetime. Head out with Anti-Poaching patrols, meet Maasai elders, sleep out under the stars with a multi-night wild-camp safari, encounter incredible wildlife and much more!

7-DAYS, SELF-DRIVING SIX 1950's SERIES 1 LAND ROVERS IN CONVOY THROUGH SOME OF KENYA'S MOST INCREDIBLE WILDERNESS AREAS TEEMING WITH WILDLIFE, EXPLORE THE...

THE ULTIMATE LUXURY SCOTLAND HOLIDAY WITH A RANGE ROVER VOGUE

Posted by on April 22nd 2020 in Adventure & Expeditions, Europe, Inspiration, Luxury, Scotland, Travel Tips & Advice

THE ULTIMATE LUXURY SCOTLAND HOLIDAY WITH A RANGE ROVER VOGUE

Is this the ultimate Scottish holiday? Perhaps, but it is just one example of hundreds of wonderful luxury Scotland holidays that we have created for the world's elite. Are you currently dreaming of your post Covid-19 escape? No doubt you will be wanting to tick all the right boxes on your post coronavirus travel lockdown? Social distancing rules adhered to, exclusive and private experiences with locals and experts who are passsionate about their own backyard. For years now at Sandgrouse Travel, we have been...

Summer Northern Lights & Family Adventures in Sweden!

Posted by on February 23rd 2020 in Adventure & Expeditions, Europe, Inspiration, Luxury, Sandgrouse News, Scandinavia , Travel Tips & Advice

Floating Sauna on the Lake in Swedish Lapland - Lapland Sweden Summer Camping
The Summer Northern Lights have now been  officially switched on with Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions! Discover an incredible alternative summer destination in 2020 with Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions complete with the chance of Aurora displays (from late August onwards). Head north with the whole family or a group of great friends for a summer adventure holiday with a quirky difference!   Swedish Lapland is firmly on the radar of those dreaming of a winter adventure, however this magical part of the Boreal Forest...

Luxury Helicopter Tours of Scotland - Scotland's Ultimate Holidays & Journeys

Posted by on December 19th 2018 in Adventure & Expeditions, Europe, Inspiration, Luxury, Sandgrouse News, Scotland, Travel Tips & Advice

Luxury Helicopter Tours of Scotland - Scotland's Ultimate Holidays & Journeys

For those clients who prefer to get around far quicker than the road allows and who love the idea of seeing an alternative perspective of Scotland - Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions provide some of the travel industry's most exciting luxury helicopter based holidays. 

Our carefully crafted, tailor-made Scottish itineraries include flying tours of Scotland, working with the country's best aviators. In 2018 we have given a record-breaking number of Sandgrouse Travel clients immense flexibility by incorporating more helicopters into our luxury Scottish programmes. We have seen...

Wim Hof Method Scottish Breaks - Join the Movement!

Posted by on November 28th 2018 in Adventure & Expeditions, Inspiration, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Scandinavia , Scotland

Wim Hof Method Scottish Breaks - Join the Movement!
THE WIM HOF METHOD - DISCOVER YOUR INNER FIRE IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS

Optimize your body and mind using cold exposure to practice breathing techniques and change your mind set!

The world famous Wim Hof (a.k.a. The Ice Man) Method is based on three pillars: cold therapy, breathing and commitment. Mastering these pillars and learning how to combine them, will result in a multitude of benefits, such as increased energy and focus, enhanced mental and physical performance, sleeping soundly, greater cold tolerance and a creative mind.

Mallorca - The European Cycling Mecca

Posted by on October 31st 2018 in Adventure & Expeditions, Europe, Inspiration, Luxury, Travel Tips & Advice

Cycling in Mallorca
So, why do I need to plan a winter cycling vacation to Mallorca? 

If you head back through our archives you will see that we featured an article about the luxurious side to the island of Mallorca titled, Mallorca - The Luxury Jewel in the Mediterranean. The article went some way to explaining why Mallorca deserves your respect and attention and should be added to your 'bucket list'. Now we look to combine two of our great loves, luxury hotels in stunning destinations, with our love...

The Film: Svalbard 78° North

Posted by on June 13th 2018 in Adventure & Expeditions, Ambassadors, Europe, Inspiration, Luxury, Photography, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Scandinavia , Travel Tips & Advice

Svalbard, Adventure at the North Pole

Spitsbergen, Svalbard: certainly one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights, better still, it's easily accessible from mainland Norway with daily commercial flights. Curious and intrepid visitors alike are able to view some of the most dazzling displays of Aurora Borealis that can be seen anywhere in the world.

During the Polar Night there is 24-hours darkness here, at only 650-miles south of the North Pole, the northern lights in Spitsbergen are...

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