About Compass Holidays

Compass Holidays specialise in walking and cycling short breaks and holidays around the UK and Europe. Founded over 20 years ago, our vast expertise means we know how to plan holidays to highlight the very best the countryside has to offer. Compass has also just launched a series of bike & boat tours around some of Italy's most breathtaking coastline.

A unique and active holiday with Compass allows you to get under the skin of the history, culture and natural beauty of some of the UK and Europe's most iconic and stunning locations.

Not only this, Compass will organise your holiday for you so that you can sit back, relax and enjoy your time away. Simply choose your activity, destination, dates and numbers and leave the rest to us. Want to know more about the quality of our service? Here's what our clients have to say....

Alternatively, find out more the owner of Compass Holidays, Steve Short.

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In 2013 we were very proud to be a finalist for the Gloucestershire Business Awards. The award that we were recognised for was 'Made in Gloucestershire Export Award'. 




Travelodge reveals the 'weirdest things' left in their rooms during 2016

Budget hotel chain, Travelodge recently revealed a list of bizarre items that have been left behind in their rooms throughout 2016. A gold portrait of Elvis Presley, a barrister's wig and keys to mansion in India were all reportedly left behind in its 525 hotels across the country.

One customer who was staying in the Harrogate Travelodge travelled 40 minutes down the M62 before realising that they'd left behind their Shih Tzu named Harold, while a housekeeper in Dundee found a family of three generations gnomes in one bedroom.

Without further ado, here is the list of the bizarre items that were left behind in the hotel chain's properties throughout 2016:



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