Feedback from our fabulous clients!


  • ‘Thank you so much for a fantastic week. My two favourite activities combined into a fabulous week in such beautiful surroundings.’ (Sue Briggs)
  • ‘A wonderful range of sounds, sights and tastes that will live on.’ (Tony Spiess)
  • ‘ Really one of the best holidays ever. No actually the best! ‘ (Liz Prince)
  • ‘…a stunning holiday..truly exceptional in many ways……. totally memorable..and speaking personally..I felt much better in myself  after it.  You both work from the heart.’ (Sue Sidery)
  • ‘ loved the cabaret evening! Well done Claire for getting us to forget our inhibitions and get up and do a turn.’ (Liz Prince)
  • ‘ Thank you, I have had a fantasic week.’ (Sue Briggs)
  • ‘Singing, hiking, mountain wildflowers, views, companionship, excellent leadership….excercise. Fantastic organisation.’ (Anne carpenter)
    ‘Tanya and Claire were both outstanding in making our trip exciting, enjoyable and enriching. They made a great team, put lots of planning and energy into the organising. Thankyou both!’ (Helen Falconar)
  • ‘All in all a wonderful trip. A great combination.’ (Emma Sampson)
    ‘ Both Tanya and Claire’s enthusiasm is infectious and makes for a very enjoyable marriage of song and walking.’ (Emma Sampson)
    ‘This is an excellent format for a holiday – nice balance of singing and walking but still enough time for swimming, shopping, Pottering etc. The warmth and friendliness of the leaders, individually made for a really enjoyable holidayand they operated very successfully as a team. I felt they were always looking out for us and making sure everybody had a good a good time. ‘ (Petra Armitage –Smith)
  • Singing 
    ‘ What I really liked was claire’s determination for us to ‘get it’ and a determination to sing at every opportunity. Claire – what an amazing ability and skill and pleasure in singing and sharing your joie de vivre! Singing with you was a huge pleasure.’ (Liz Prince)
    ‘ I have learned so much and feel so much more confident about harmonising.’ (Sue Briggs)
  • ‘ Got me singing after 35 years of abstinence.’ (Richard Clark)
  • ‘ Although I had never done this sort of singing before I found it great fun. The leader’s enthusiasm was infectious and she was always positive and supportive. It was lovely hearing the progress we had made in the course of the week – which is testament to her skill.’ (Petra Armitage – Smith)
  • ‘ Really uplifting experience – singing on the mountains and everywhere else.’ (Jane Sampson)
  • ‘ Thank you for your fabulous singing leading and for sharing so much music with us. I loved my week in Chatel. I really still feel a sense of loss that it’s all over and everyone’s gone back to Blighty!  You reawakened in me how extraordinary and beautiful it is to sing in a group. And I Ioved the way you taught us. It was indeed a very special Alpine time. I’d love to do another singing holiday.'( Ros Cutler)
  • Walking
  • ‘ Supremely competent.’
  • ‘ Very supportive to all abilities.’
  • ‘ Tanya’s hikes gave us a very good experience of the area and extended in all directions. Ideal! Well planned. Not too short, not too long.’ (Liz Prince)
  • ‘ I liked the range of walk standard.’ (John Dodds)
  • ‘ Fantastic hiking.’ (Anne Carpenter)
  • ‘ Just brilliant! ‘ (Helen Falconar)
  • ‘ Very expert, competant, unflurried, made everyone feel special and handled all situations well.’ (Terence Abbiss)
  • ‘ The walks were beautiful.’
  • ‘ I was impressed by the way the leader managed a group of mixed ability, particularly in hotter than expected weather. I felt she was able to assindividual abilities and support and encourage where necessary as well as moving us on to make sure we got back in time.’ (Petra Armitage – Smith)
  • ‘ Good mix of walking and singing giving us a chance to catch our breathe.’ (Janet Clark)