Sunday Express - Sun 23 Dec 2001 - Page 95
Walk off the pud
l La Gaffe Hotel, Heath Street, Hampstead (020 7435 8965/www.lagaffe.co.uk) offers double rooms f rom £90 per night b& b (two sharing).
In three days time, most of us will be suffering from armchair fatigue. LOUISE EARL suggests some inspiring UK strolls to get you into your wellies and out of the house, plus some last-minute places to stay over the New Year
l Aviemore Highlands Hotel (01479 810771/www.aviemorehighlands.demon.co.uk) offers a three-night full-board New Year package (Dec 30-Jan 2) from £295pp. uk BRECON BEACONS Table Mountain, Pen Cerrig-calch, Pen Allt-mawr and Pen Twyn Glas This horseshoe-shaped trail with views of the Black Mountains starts from quaint Crickhowell village.
News in Transit
l The budget airline Ryanair (0870 156 9569/www.ryanair.com) has announced bumper passenger numbers over the Christmas and New Year holidays.
The Cairngorms Aviemore to Boat of Garten The Lake District Keswick to Friar's Crag North Cornwall Port Quin to Port Isaac Brecon Beacons Pen Cerrig-calch and Pen Allt-mawr London Hampstead Heath LONDON Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath If you can't face the crowds of London's New Year's Day Parade, head to Hampstead where the sweep of Parliament Hill offers a wonderful view over the city.