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Sea kayaking holiday in Wales

Sea kayaking holiday in Wales

Sea kayaking explorations on the Pembrokeshire National Park coastline
From £295 2 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 26 May, 5 Jun, 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 17 Jul, 14 Aug, 18 Aug, 21 Aug, 1 Sep, 4 Sep, 8 Sep, 11 Sep
Short break riding holiday in Tuscany

Short break riding holiday in Tuscany

A short riding holiday through the Tuscan countryside
From €700 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 8 Apr, 3 Jun, 12 Sep, 21 Oct
Sea kayaking in Turkey

Sea kayaking in Turkey

Kayak and camp in unspoilt Turkey
From £60 to £250 3 days ex flights
Tailor made: These trips run on demand for a minimum of 4 people between April and October. Please enquire about availability of group trips.
Lycian way walking holiday

Lycian way walking holiday

Spectacular views, history and rural life on the Lycian Way
From £460 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made between March- May and September- November
Short break to Iceland, tailor made

Short break to Iceland, tailor made

See the Northern Lights and snorkel the rift in Iceland!
From £1,145 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Pembrokeshire activity weekend in Wales

Pembrokeshire activity weekend in Wales

Spend an inspirational activity weekend in Britain’s only coastal National Park
From £219 to £229 3 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov
Northern lights short break, Finland

Northern lights short break, Finland

Leisurely stay in Finnish Lapland & an Aurora alert system
From £1,455 to £1,465 5 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2017: 12 Mar, 26 Mar
Sailing in Croatia

Sailing in Croatia

A multi-activity adventure sailing cruise
From €620 to €790 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 15 Apr, 16 Apr, 18 Apr, 19 Apr, 22 Apr, 23 Apr, 25 Apr, 26 Apr, 29 Apr, 30 Apr, 2 May, 3 May, 6 May, 7 May, 9 May, 10 May, 13 May, 14 May, 16 May, 17 May, 20 May, 21 May, 23 May, 24 May, 27 May, 28 May, 30 May, 31 May, 3 Jun, 4 Jun, 6 Jun, 7 Jun, 10 Jun, 11 Jun, 13 Jun, 14 Jun, 17 Jun, 18 Jun, 20 Jun, 21 Jun, 24 Jun, 25 Jun, 27 Jun, 28 Jun, 1 Jul, 2 Jul, 4 Jul, 5 Jul, 8 Jul, 9 Jul, 11 Jul, 12 Jul, 15 Jul, 16 Jul, 18 Jul ...
Croatia sea kayaking holidays

Croatia sea kayaking holidays

A short kayaking break around Dubrovnik
From €480 to €520 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: This trip departs daily between 21st May and 17th September
Kayaking weekend in Croatia

Kayaking weekend in Croatia

Paddle the clear blue sea around Dubrovnik
From €390 4 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 18 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep
Lapland husky safari short break, Finland

Lapland husky safari short break, Finland

Combine wilderness and log cabins with this dog sledding adventure
From £2,145 to £2,235 5 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2017: 6 Mar, 20 Mar, 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 17 Apr
Tailor made husky safari in Wild Taiga, Finland

Tailor made husky safari in Wild Taiga, Finland

Enjoy the Finnish Taiga Winter Husky Safari
From €1,120 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade and can be arranged to depart between 7th January - 31st March 2017
We have some available departures for our private dog sledding tours in February & March 2017. Please enquire for further details.
Coasteering weekend in Wales

Coasteering weekend in Wales

The ultimate coastal adventure
From £219 to £229 3 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov
Short break sailing holiday in Scotland

Short break sailing holiday in Scotland

Scottish West Coast traditional sailing in sheltered waters
From £245 to £325 3 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs every Monday between 10th April - 11 September
Cross country riding holiday in Ireland

Cross country riding holiday in Ireland

Cross country Horse riding holiday in gorgeous Ireland
From €1,340 to €1,730 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Fogo Island luxury short break in Newfoundland, Canada

Fogo Island luxury short break in Newfoundland, Canada

Stay in the award winning architect-designed hotel at Fogo
From £1,250 4 days ex flights
Tailor made
Essaouira short break yoga activity holiday in Morocco

Essaouira short break yoga activity holiday in Morocco

A mini winter yoga, riding & surf retreat in Morocco
From £695 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 28 Feb, 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 9 May, 6 Jun
Golf and sailing holiday in Finland

Golf and sailing holiday in Finland

Two days of golf, three days of sailing, hotel accommodation
From €1,537 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 26 Aug, 29 Aug
Finnish Lapland to the Arctic Sea culinary holiday

Finnish Lapland to the Arctic Sea culinary holiday

Amazing winter landscapes with long and bright spring days
From €1,500 4 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 23 Apr
Rural Italy short break, Mount Grappa

Rural Italy short break, Mount Grappa

Explore the beauty of Mount Grappa
From €150 3 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Iceland holiday, Valentine's Day special

Iceland holiday, Valentine's Day special

Adventure and romance with in the northernmost capital
From €1,240 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip is available over Valentine's day
Short break to Lapland in Norway

Short break to Lapland in Norway

Cosy mountain lodge holiday in the heart of Norwegian Lapland
From £680 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Short break to the Norwegian fjords

Short break to the Norwegian fjords

Hiking and Fjord Holiday in Norway
From £1,195 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This holiday is available between June and September. Please get in touch with us to request availability for your travel dates.
French Alps climbing holiday, short break

French Alps climbing holiday, short break

Mountaineering trip to climb the Barre or Dome des Ecrins.
From €730 to €1,165 3 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 23 Jun
Short break to climb Mount Toubkal in Morocco

Short break to climb Mount Toubkal in Morocco

Dramatic views to Marrakech & Anti-Atlas Mountains
From £529 to £649 5 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2017: 27 Apr, 11 May, 25 May, 15 Jun, 27 Jul, 24 Aug, 14 Sep, 28 Sep, 16 Nov, 28 Dec
2018: 26 Apr, 10 May, 24 May, 14 Jun
Iceland short break Northern Lights tour

Iceland short break Northern Lights tour

Glaciers, lava tubes and nature's spectacular light show
From £1,699 5 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2017: 15 Mar, 22 Mar
Limited availability on this trip for the coming months
Zagreb activity city break, Croatia

Zagreb activity city break, Croatia

A quick active vacation in Zagreb, Croatia's capital.
From €460 4 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct
Pembrokeshire activity holiday in Wales

Pembrokeshire activity holiday in Wales

A perfect blend of adventures and exploration in Pembrokeshire
From £229 to £575 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 17 Apr, 29 May, 14 Aug, 11 Sep
Canyoning holiday in the Pyrenees

Canyoning holiday in the Pyrenees

Follow the river downstream in any way possible
From £525 to £915 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep
Your own group winter activity holiday

Your own group winter activity holiday

Tailor made short break encapsulating the best of Lapland
From £1,200 4 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: You can create a group with a minimum of 6 people. The maximum number is 40. The group will be allocated fully qualified guides to look after them during the activities and a local representative with great knowledge of the area will be on hand to ensure the smooth-running of the trip.
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reviews for Short break adventure holidays

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I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really
Sailing in Croatia
From
€620
excluding flights
It was one of my best trips and adventures I've had . I loved the fact that every day was full of activities and new adventures. (more)Nicola Falconer
The scenery in Croatia is amazing. Our guide and skipper were incredible and the whole trip was fantastic. I especially loved all of the activities. (more)Melissa Conley
The highlight of our month in Europe. Worth every cent, or should I say Kuna. 10+/10 (more)Ingrid Sloan
Croatia sea kayaking holidays
From
€480
excluding flights
The beauty of Croatia in general was breath taking. The sea kayaking was a bit more than I expected so it was an adventure, but I loved it. (more)Karri Reagan
Excellent location, friendly people and very relaxing activity holiday (more)Lesley Billingsley
The kayaking was great and our guide Amir was brilliant. (more)Ruth Cooper
Northern lights short break, Finland
From
£1,455
including UK flights
Most memorable was the snow! (more)Joanna Kelly
It was in my top three holidays and I have travelled a lot. An absolute must! (more)Thomas White
The most memorable part of the holiday was husky sledging...Daughter said, "best holiday ever". (more)Alison Ferguson
Sea kayaking holiday in Wales
From
£295
excluding flights
Amazing. The accommodation was warm, clean and comfortable. The showers were hot! The food was excellent and plentiful. The bar prices were very reasonable. The outdoor equipment was sound and well maintained. The instructors were patient, friendly and informative. They did their best to ensure that everyone in the group was happy. They were particularly reassuring for those beginners in the group. (more)Sian Tyers
Unbelievably good. Exciting and fun. Scenery fantastic. Staff amazing. Thank you so much for a holiday we will remember and talk about until we return next year. (more)Sally Austin
Great time and a great way to spend the bank holiday weekend. (more)Lara Quarterman
Kayaking weekend in Croatia
From
€390
excluding flights
Would definitely do it again. (more)Jane McNeill
Best bit: Visiting an isolated farmhouse for a home-grown dinner. (more)Sally Spence
First rate, the islands were idyllic, kayaking superb with the team making you feel so welcome. Top holiday. (more)susan bein
Tailor made husky safari in Wild Taiga, Finland
From
€1,120
excluding flights
The most memorable moment was the warmth and hospitality of our hosts (and their great home cooked Finnish cuisine), to interacting with the dogs and harnessing them, to the experience of a wood fired sauna beside a frozen lake each evening, this short holiday could not have been better. (more)Matthew Peek
Excellent experience - would have liked to have stayed longer and would go again! (more)Philippa Cawthorne
Spectacular (more)Lloyd Bond
Lycian way walking holiday
From
£460
excluding flights
Best bit: The whole time in Turkey (more)Robert Linsky
The holiday was excellent, I would even consider going on the same one again. (more)Niamh McGarry
As a first-time tour attendee, I was unsure about walking as part of a group, but I found that the whole experience totally enjoyable. The group was cohesive and fun and we learned so much about Turkey and the region. I would definitely recommend to anyone who enjoys walking in beautiful coastal countryside. (more)Gina Goble
Sea kayaking in Turkey
From
£60
excluding flights
A brilliant trip. Got to get away from the crowded tourist areas and see the real beauty of Turkey. Really friendly and helpful guides and company owner who helped us with everything we needed and more. (more)Emma Borrows
An excellent guide who was knowledgeable about the environment, sights, history and culture of the region. Engin was able to entertain Adults and children alike with little surprises when energy levels were flagging. (more)Cathy Denney
Coasteering weekend in Wales
From
£219
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The coasteering half day event. Tips? Take ear plugs as noise from other rooms and late comers does travel although it was not a major problem. Be aware that there is no mobile phone coverage at lodge. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? 8/10. (more)Helen Morrell
French Alps climbing holiday, short break
From
€730
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Reaching the Summit of Dome Des Ecrins at 08:40 on the Sunday morning after leaving the refuge at 04:00am! Overall the experience was great, certainly recommend Bernard's excellent skills at both guiding and pushing you to reach above your goals Tips? Good boots that you know are essential, you'll be working them hard over different terrain, with and without crampons. Stuff to eat while you're on the move or balanced on a snow-field - ideally softer the better - makes... (more)Rebecca Belton
Horse riding holiday in the Mercantour
From
£645
excluding flights
Every minute was memorable and exciting! The horses, the views, the people, the food - all lovely. (more)Jane Fox
I loved every moment of it. It felt really special and actually quite an achievement to be part of something like a transhumance, which is steeped in so much tradition. (more)Kate Moore
Most memorable was perhaps climbing to what seems like the top of the world on horseback, arriving at a mountain refuge in a cloud and then realizing the stupendous view in the morning. (more)Hester Wilcox
Pembrokeshire activity holiday in Wales
From
£229
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I really enjoyed the surfing under really bad weather conditions, so much fun! Tips? You don't have much of a phone signal (though you can get your emails through Wi Fi) so it's very relaxing and you get to sleep loads too Local benefits? I guess we contributed financially Overall rating? Fantastic balance between activities and relaxing time (more)Sol Arigos
Pembrokeshire activity weekend in Wales
From
£219
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Clambering on steep rock ledges during coasteering and exploring caves sea kayaking Tips? Take a sense of adventure, layers. Reading material for the evenings.. Local benefits? yes Overall rating? Great! (more)Kavitha Ravikumar
Short break to Iceland, tailor made
From
£1,145
excluding flights
We are very grateful to Responsible Travel and Aimy Hasson for the design of this magnificent holiday for us. (more)Juan Kuznar
Best bits: Snorkelling between two tectonic plates, visiting waterfalls, seeing a geyser, floating in the secret lagoon, meeting new people- so many... (more)Andrea Evans
Short break to climb Mount Toubkal in Morocco
From
£529
including UK flights
Memorable parts? Reaching the summit of Mt Toubkal after leaving the base camp in the dark. By the top the sun was shining, the sky was blue with the snow glistening. The views and sense of achievement made the hard climb well worth it! Tips? If doing it in winter has a thermal tube for your water bladder as the tube freezes! Local benefits? We used local porters and mule riders and bought things from local co-operative shops so helped the community. Overall rating? A... (more)Doug Hain
Short break to Petra, Jordan
From
£585
excluding flights
Have told my family and friends to go there and use Responsible Travel (more)Alan Frost
Just go. (more)David Hayward
Fantastic. We fitted so much into 5 days, and stretched ourselves physically & culturally. It was a great trip. (more)Nicole Stallard
Iceland short break Northern Lights tour
From
£1,699
including UK flights
It was terrific. You have one extraordinary leader in Kristian. He bought out the best in the group and was informative as well as engaging. (more)Carmel Brown
The most memorable part was walking on the glacier then watching the parts of the glacier which had broken off float into the sea past the mesmerising lagoon; Gullfoss - completely spectacular waterfall...An absolutely wonderful holiday. (more)Amanda Porter
Not the adventure I had hoped for. Very little activity, mostly sitting on the bus. (more)Elizabeth Boait
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