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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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Luxury Highland Pony Picnics - Unique Scottish Experiences

Posted by on July 16th 2020 in Europe, Inspiration, Luxury, Sandgrouse News, Scotland

Queen Victoria Balmoral - Luxury Highland Pony Picnics in the Scottish Highland - Luxury Scotland Experiences
Balmorality. "Scotch air, Scotch people, Scotch hills, Scotch rivers, Scotch woods, are all far preferable to those of any other nation in or out of this world". - Queen Victoria, ca. 1849. 

Queen Victoria was right. One only need read her journal entries. Time in the Highlands of Scotland surrounded by wild and rugged nature, accompanied by Highlanders of noble character is hard to beat. What can be better than hearing stories of old from a loyal estate ghillie who's been...

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...

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...

Waldorf Astoria's "Live Unforgettable" magazine Interview

Posted by on January 5th 2020 in Europe, Inspiration, Luxury, Sandgrouse News, Scotland, Travel Tips & Advice

Best Hotel in Edinburgh - Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh with Sandgrouse Travel
Q&A for 'LIVE UNFORGETTABLE' magazine by WALDORF ASTORIA EDINBURGH for Jonny Stage – Founder and Director of Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions.  1. Tell us about your company and your role. 

Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions creates industry-leading Scotland travel itineraries for clients from around the world. Our trips revolve around both professional and personal connections and we are fortunate to have links that spread out across the whole of Scotland. These links allow our guests to tap into a Scotland otherwise reserved for locals...

Scottish Art: ‘Easel Adventures’ Painting Holidays in and around Scotland with Sandgrouse Travel

Posted by on October 28th 2019 in Ambassadors, Europe, Inspiration, Interviews, Luxury, Sandgrouse News, Scotland

Scottish Painting Holiday
What could be more exciting than visiting this awe-inspiring romantic country with castles, meandering rivers, diverse wildlife and beautiful light. Now Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions clients from around the world can capture that inspiration in their own artwork with the help of an experienced tutor.

We are excited to announce that we are now able to offer Sandgrouse Travel & Expedition clients incredible bespoke art tuition in the magical surroundings of a most inspiring landscapes. Scotland is your blank canvas! Create your own unique memory on canvas of an unforgettable holiday. If you love...

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...

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...

Luxury Scotland with a Land Rover Defender, Discovery or Range Rover

Posted by on June 4th 2018 in Europe, Inspiration, Luxury, Sandgrouse News, Scotland

Land Rover 4x4 Hire Scotland - Luxury Scotland
In a Land Rover the act of journeying itself is as much a part of your adventure as the places you visit.  What better vehicle to explore Scotland's rugged and scenic beauty than a Land Rover. Indeed the Land Rover brand itself is synonymous with adventure and exploration the world over. 

(With an array of Land Rover models to choose from including , Defender and Discovery models right up to the Range Rovers we are confident you will have the right vehicle for you). Click to enlarge

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