66 episodes

Welcome to Action Packed Travel! Our podcast features amazing travel stories...without having to go anywhere. The episodes are interviews with people who've been inspired by their adventures. They're also full of information and useful links, all of which you can find on our Show Notes. Our podcast can be used for future travel ideas and plans for the days when we can explore the world again! About us: we're Felice & Peter Hardy and we’ve spent half a lifetime travelling to just about every corner of the world, making a living as travel writers out of what we like doing best – and that’s skiing, biking, hiking, eating, exploring, city breaks, seaside…and a whole lot more. "What an interesting and diverse world you are opening up for us in a nicely laid back way. Very informative and some are also wonderful archive material."

Action Packed Travel Felice & Peter Hardy

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 78 Ratings

Welcome to Action Packed Travel! Our podcast features amazing travel stories...without having to go anywhere. The episodes are interviews with people who've been inspired by their adventures. They're also full of information and useful links, all of which you can find on our Show Notes. Our podcast can be used for future travel ideas and plans for the days when we can explore the world again! About us: we're Felice & Peter Hardy and we’ve spent half a lifetime travelling to just about every corner of the world, making a living as travel writers out of what we like doing best – and that’s skiing, biking, hiking, eating, exploring, city breaks, seaside…and a whole lot more. "What an interesting and diverse world you are opening up for us in a nicely laid back way. Very informative and some are also wonderful archive material."

    Tales From Blenheim Palace

    Tales From Blenheim Palace

    Blenheim Palace is set in thousands of acres of rolling parkland outside the village of Woodstock in Oxfordshire. It's bigger than Buckingham Palace, but it's also privately owned by the family that built it over 300 years ago. It's been the seat of the Dukes of Marlborough since 1704  and was the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill

    Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy 

    • 29 min
    The Amazing Giraffe Manor in Kenya

    The Amazing Giraffe Manor in Kenya

    It's been dubbed the most Instagrammed hotel in the world and we can see why. At certain times of day, giraffes are everywhere with heads popping up on balconies and at the breakfast table, helping themselves to your toast and cornflakes. 

    Music ©Barney & Izzi Hardy 

    • 19 min
    Joanna Hardy, the Jewellery Expert

    Joanna Hardy, the Jewellery Expert

    Too good to miss...we've giving one of our favourite episodes another airing. Joanna is one of the world's leading experts on jewellery and one of the leading lights on the BBC Antiques Roadshow.

    Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy 

    • 48 min
    How to Spend the Day at Warwick Castle

    How to Spend the Day at Warwick Castle

    We're looking back over a thousand years of action-packed history at Warwick Castle in the heart of Middle England. This medieval fortress, complete with battlements and dungeons, is situated in Shakespeare country, barely a ten-mile drive from Stratford-Upon-Avon. 

    Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy – and Warwick Castle 

    • 15 min
    The Home of Traditional Cheddar Cheese

    The Home of Traditional Cheddar Cheese

    This week, we're veering slightly off our normal track to take a look at a food of British origin. 

    Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy 

    • 9 min
    Secrets of the New Forest

    Secrets of the New Forest

    In Hampshire and Dorset in the south of England, we explore the country's most visited national park. It's a wild and beautiful place where the locals, ponies, cattle and even pigs roam free under obscure common laws that date back to feudal times. We met up with Anthony Climpson who is the boss of the tourist enterprise, Go New Forest.

    Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy 

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
78 Ratings

78 Ratings

Skilux ,

Great podcast

Great podcast, so interesting and worth a listen.

mdh504 ,

Excellent

Really enjoy this podcast, some fascinating guests - keep it up!

ski bunni ,

Great podcast

Lots of interesting interviews with fascinating people

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