Soak-in the Faroe Islands
Layer-cake mountains, cliffs plunging into the frothy Atlantic, green pastures interrupted only by hobbit-house-like, grass-roofed cottages – no wonder Denmark’s Faroe Islands are loved by hikers. But after a weekend outside, buffeted by wild winds (there’s a reason those moorlands are treeless) you’re going to crave warmth. If the cuddly embrace of a newly purchased 20 "'2'-, * 0-#1# (3+.#0 5-,ư2 13$̭!#Ơ consider renting your own mini Scandinavian spa. Rib 62 brings trailers with oak barrel hot tubs and saunas to anywhere on the islands that’s drivable from Tórshavn, the Faroese capital (up to 16 people; £330 for the day, £450 if you’re more than 12 miles from Tórshavn; rib62.com), so you can enjoy your chosen bay or hilltop vista in steamy comfort. As the name suggests, the company also runs boat tours around the isles (from £47). ARRIVE Atlantic Air ways flies from UK cities via Copenhagen to Vágar ( from £475; atlanticairways.com). STAY A 30 -minute stroll from Tórshavn, Hotel Føroyar merges a traditional grass roof with modern glass walls looking out to the harbour below (from £215; hotelforoyar.fo).