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Summer Travel Is Back: Our Top Picks For Sports Holidays

Things are starting to feel a bit more normal, and for many, the time has come to look forward to a first summer holiday in a few years.   For those looking for an active break, there is so much choice for a sports holiday that it can often be a daunting choice if you’ve […]


Best Regions For A Golf Holiday In France

As a golf holiday destination, France has a lot going for it. With over 700 courses in a country with a population density less than half of the UK’s, there are plenty of top golfing establishments to go round without feeling overrun.   That’s all before you get into the diverse pre- or post-golf attractions […]


Top-Rated Bike Tours In The World

Biking is one of the fastest-growing types of outdoor recreation and tourism in the world, with an estimated 48 million people cycling per year. Many cities now offer cycling tours and trails which allow visitors to slow down while on holiday and pay attention to the sights around them.    To discover which bike tours […]


The 7 Best Climbing Destinations in Europe

What makes an ideal climbing destination? Scenic routes, few crowds, easy accessibility, single and multi-pitch options, and plenty of routes from which to choose. And with that in mind, here we share what we consider are seven of the best climbing destinations in Europe.   About us Whenever and wherever you’re travelling, one of the […]


The Top 4 Golf Tournaments

Whether you count yourself among the top golfers in the world, you simply want a round or two on the courses played by the best or are happy to be a spectator while the professionals show you how it’s done, visiting or playing at one of the top 4 golf tournaments may be in your […]


Best European Cycling Destinations

With travel becoming easier again it’s time to start planning your cycling trips. Here are our five best picks for a two wheeled holiday in Europe.   Of course, wherever you go, make sure your sports travel insurance covers you for your choice of activity. SportsCover Direct offers a range of insurance options such as […]


Women In Golf – A Growing Trend

The split between the number of women and men playing golf on a regular basis is closing each year, and this decade could mark the beginning of a major change in the sport.   This might be coming later than most will have hoped, but there is almighty progress being made in regards to the […]


Best places for kayaking in the UK

You don’t have to travel abroad to enjoy kayaking, the UK has some great spots for this exhilarating, fun and fitness-inducing water sport. This blog suggests some of the best places to kayak in the UK.   ABOUT US Here at SportsCover Direct we are specialists in Kayaking Travel Insurance giving you the peace of […]


Most Extreme Attractions Around The World

Extreme attractions, also known as extreme sports, are activities typically characterised by high speeds and high risk. They’re not for the faint-hearted, picture activities such as skydiving, surfing, biking, and parasailing!    Although they’ve been gaining popularity since the 1990s, extreme sports have received an extra spotlight in recent years following a skateboarding debut at […]


Top Tips For Playing Golf In The Rain

We’ve all been there – just about to tee off on the first hole and we spot some threatening-looking rain clouds in the not-too-distant sky.   As the heavens open, you might even start questioning your decision to take up a sport where you can so often be caught out in the open in the […]