Activities Abroad and The Aurora Zone

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Finland Northern Lights holiday, Wilderness Auroras

Departure dates from November to March. With no light pollution and unobstructed views of the night sky from the eponymous lake, Northern Lights holidays in the village of Menesjärvi offer visitors a high chance of witnessing the Aurora at their most spectacular. In Finnish Lapland, this holiday has a wonderful base at Hotel Korpikartano, a charming hotel which was once a boarding school, but which now proffers the perfect wilderness accommodation for those seeking the Northern Lights. As we wait to see if the Northern Lights appear, we offer plenty of winter activities so that you can enjoy your Lapland holiday in a traditional way. Such as snowshoeing or cross-country skiing in ...Read more >
From £1,997 including UK flights

Winter holiday in Finnish Lapland

This seven-night winter holiday in Finnish Lapland captures the essence of the region and experienced guides ensure you enjoy the best and most unique experiences the area has to offer. Enjoy an exciting mix of unforgettable activities and rare encounters which will leave you feeling refreshed and exhilarated. This trip aims to introduce you to the culture of the Sámi people and one of the highlights is the chance to meet local reindeer herders and find out about their way of life and the importance of their animals. You’ll also enjoy an unforgettable husky safari, which really provides a connection to this area, while the snowmobile safari will take you further afield where you will stop ...Read more >
From £2,410 including UK flights

Azores island hopping holiday

Departures from May to October. PLEASE NOTE: 2023 dates and prices are provisional and subject to change. Situated in the centre of the Azores archipelago, the islands of Faial, São Jorge, and Pico make a triangle rich in natural beauty and local culture. This ten-night holiday gives you a full introduction to the region, with a few nights in each location and visits to the prime attractions. On a tour of Faial, you will see the mighty volcanic crater of Caldeira which rises above the island. There will be a trip to the sea-facing Capelinhos volcano and the iconic Ponta dos Capelinhos lighthouse which stands below. While exploring Sao Jorge, you can look forward to the greenery of Sete ...Read more >
From £1,395 excluding flights

Madeira tailor made holiday, gardens & levadas

Departures from April through to October. Although relatively small in size, Madeira is absolutely brimming with flora and fauna. Thanks to the sub-tropical climate, the island enjoys warm temperatures for most of the year. The tall mountains capture the water from the clouds and irrigate the lands below, creating landscapes full of colour and beauty. Flowers and fruit trees line the hills and terraces and every possible bit of space is utilised to grow fresh fruits and vegetables in the fertile volcanic soil. The island has several fantastic landscaped gardens, as well as many beautiful household plots. This trip includes a visit to one of the smaller, yet more interesting private ...Read more >
From £995 excluding flights

Alentejo activity adventure holiday in Portugal

Portugal’s Alentejo Coast remains a well-kept secret here in the UK but remains the spot where the Portuguese choose to spend their holidays, as opposed to the Algarve’s more crowded shoreline. It remains one of Western Europe’s most unpopulated regions, ensuring plenty of space for the perfect family getaway. Here, the Atlantic waters have sculpted a dramatic coastline where sheer cliff faces contrast with sweeping beaches of white sand. It’s a timeless and unspoilt place, with perfect waves for surfing. The town of Milfontes is popular with Lisbon’s residents who travel there in summer to escape the oppressive city heat and enjoy the delicious local cuisine. The region is surrounded by ...Read more >
From £1,145 excluding flights

Croatia coast and national parks activity holiday

From lagoons to rivers, you’ll see it all! The country is a true gem of the Dalmatian coast, with the sapphire beaches and emerald forests which form its coastline simply crying out to be explored. With this abundance of natural beauty, delicious cuisine, and a thriving adventure sports industry, it is the perfect place for you and your family to enjoy a coast and country activity week together. We’ve based this 7-night active family adventure on the outskirts of the small and beautiful town of Trogir. Read more This holiday makes the absolute most of Croatia’s natural environment. You’ll see the fabulous coastline and spend lots of time actively exploring rivers, canyons, and ...Read more >
From £1,335 excluding flights

Alentejo Coast family activity holiday, Portugal

This Alentejo Coast family activity holiday in Portugal takes place in a region that is very much off the tourist circuit, although it is a favourite with Portuguese families. Consequently, it has a real-life feel about it, but with the added joys of seaside fun staying in the traditional resort town of Vila Nova De Milfontes. Unlike the Algarve, this is actually one of the country’s most unpopulated regions, with the added bonus of having Alentejo Natural Park on the doorstep. Not surprisingly, many of our family activities are water-based with the Atlantic waves, magnificent beaches and dramatic cliffs all waiting to be enjoyed. Although this is a small group tour, you can choose as ...Read more >
From £1,025 excluding flights

Slovenia family adventure holiday

Slovenia is a country rich in history, culture and cuisine that combines the beautiful summer weather of the Mediterranean with towering mountains, deep glacial lakes, and unspoilt swathes of forest. Lake Bled, in particular, has been ranked one of the most beautiful places in the world, and our holiday will surely show you why, as your family takes part in a variety of fantastic activities. Our Lake Bled Alpine Family Adventure holiday will allow your family to enjoy the highlights of Slovenia's plentiful Alpine wonders. Experience beautiful canyons, emerald rivers and waterfalls, see protected plants and animals in diverse forests, and marvel at the area's majestic mountains - and that's ...Read more >
From £1,745 excluding flights

Huskies, Wilderness and Autumn Northern Lights

Autumn in Norway marks the return of dark skies and Auroral displays. During this 3-night break, you’ll be on the lookout for the Northern Lights in a variety of ways with the dramatic fjords and fells as the backdrop. You will also take advantage of a new concept in wilderness accommodation to get up close with one of the Arctic’s cutest and most famous residents – huskies. What's included? Transfers: return airport transfers Accommodation: 2 nights at Clarion Hotel The Edge and 1 night in a Husky Cabin at Vilmarkssenter* Meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner The following activities are included in the holiday price: Polar fjord cruise, guided tour of the husky centre and husky hike, ...Read more >
From £1,115 excluding flights

Family activity holidays in Turkey

This family activity holiday in Turkey is a centre-based trip, staying in the ancient waterfront town of Kas, a quiet town with typical whitewashed house and Mediterranean laid back beauty. It has a mountainous backdrop and is located on the iconic Lycian Way. This is a beautiful long-distance walking route, and so there is plenty of scope for inland adventures on this holiday, such as mountain biking and hiking, as well as coastal ones. On this week-long, small group guided tour you can experience a number of activities. They include a boat trip with snorkelling and swimming, sea kayaking, picnic hike, mountain biking, tubing and walking in Saklikent Gorge. You will be staying in a ...Read more >
From £785 excluding flights

Husky safari in Finland

Driving your own team of huskies through the Finnish wilderness for five days, staying in remote cabins, is an arctic holiday experience that will stay with you forever. The stunning Pallas-Ylläs National Park in North West Lapland is said to have the cleanest air in Europe. You will get to fill your lungs and refresh your senses speeding through the snowy forests and across frozen lakes in this wilderness. Your journey begins at the Arctic Sled Dog Centre at the renowned and respected Harriniva Wilderness Hotel. Your team of four to six dogs comes from the 400 huskies looked after here by expert mushers. These guides will teach you how best to act and react with your dogs when out on the ...Read more >
From £2,825 including UK flights
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Madeira tailor made holiday, wildlife & nature

Departures between April to October 2023. Next season’s dates and prices are provisional and subject to change. The landscape of Madeira is simply stunning and for such a small island, it has a huge variety of scenery. Towering mountain peaks covered in thick, green forests are home to a wealth of flora and fauna and the terraced hillsides are packed with colourful flowers and blooming fruit trees. The Atlantic Ocean wraps around the Madeiran archipelago and the Gulf Stream makes the sea warm and pleasant and also a perfect year-round home for all sorts of marine life. Bottlenose and Atlantic-spotted dolphins, as well as humpback and short-finned pilot whales, are often found here in ...Read more >
From £1,065 excluding flights

Lake District family activity holiday

The Lake District is undeniably one of the most beautiful regions in England, with its glistening lakes and towering fells providing an exceptional setting for a family activity holiday. The activities included with this holiday are based around the picturesque Borrowdale Valley and ‘The Queen of the English Lakes’; Derwentwater and your family will walk, climb, scramble, abseil, canoe and sail around this open-air adventure playground accompanied by some of the best guides in the business. These are always hugely popular activities with families, allowing children to be challenged whilst also having a great deal of fun! Your hotel accommodation is situated at the southern end of ...Read more >
From £1,175 excluding flights

Bergen city break for families

Spend three nights completely immersed in unparalleled natural beauty and vibrant culture as you explore historical Bergen before travelling to the charming village of Flåm to get up close to the famous fjords during an exciting RIB safari and breath-taking rail journey. What's included? Transfers: return airport transfers and return transfers from Bergen to Flåm via catamaran and train (c.15th May – 30th September) or train both ways on other dates Accommodation: 2 nights at the Clarion Admiral Hotel in a standard double/twin, 1 night at Flåmsbrygga Hotel in a standard double/twin room Meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch The following activities are included in the holiday: RIB Fjord safari, ...Read more >
From £1,045 excluding flights

Northern Lights family holiday, tailor made

Saariselkä is ideally located at the edge of an idyllic winter wonderland in Northern Finland. It is a particularly outstanding destination for families as the town is only a short walk from the accommodation, so despite being north of the Arctic Circle, you have a comforting mixture of modern convenience and serene winter wilderness. This family-based activity pick and mix trip is specifically designed for you to select your favourite activities and create life-lasting memories. The beauty of this holiday is that you can choose the activities you would like to take part in, as well as having the option to add on extra nights. The majority of activities start on-site and are fully guided ...Read more >
From £1,225 including UK flights

Azores tour, volcanic wonderland

Sitting in the vast Atlantic Ocean, the lush, volcanic island of São Miguel offers an adventure playground for activity and wildlife lovers alike. This seven-night small group tour will see you snorkelling with wild dolphins, kayaking on crater lakes and swimming in ocean hot springs. This trip is a real celebration of the Azores’ two big draws – the wild Atlantic Ocean and spectacular volcanic landscapes. Led by an expert guide, you and your small group of like-minded fellow travellers will be cycling through lush forests, kayaking on the crater lakes of the Sete Cidades lagoon and taking a leisurely walk through São Miguel’s largest lava tunnel. You’ll be swimming in the Atlantic ...Read more >
From £975 excluding flights

Azores activity holiday, incl swimming with dolphins

This Azores activity holiday packs a very exciting and eclectic range of adventures into one week, mainly thanks to the superb variation of landscapes on offer here. Based in a four-star hotel in Ponta Delgada on São Miguel Island, our first outing is to Sete Cidades Lake, one of many volcanic features on this island, where we get to kayak on its crater lake, but also go mountain biking around this western side of the island. This is a perfect family holiday. Our day of whale watching is a highlight for many of our guests, and the Azores are recognised as not only a leading whale-watching destination but also a highly responsible one, where you have a chance to see over 25 different whale ...Read more >
From £1,195 excluding flights

Bergen and Fjord cruise holiday in Norway

As a UNESCO ‘City of Gastronomy’, home to historic Bryggen and known as the ‘Gateway to the Fjords’, Bergen is an exceptional year-round destination to discover Norway’s vibrant mix of Scandinavian sophistication and utterly breathtaking natural beauty. Explore Norway’s second-largest city and ‘Gateway to the Fjords’ at any time of the year during this three-night cultural city break. Bergen is known for its UNESCO accolades - there’s the world-famous Bryggen Wharf where colourful houses surround the bustling harbour, as well as Bergen’s status as ‘City of Gastronomy’ thanks to the varied and vibrant food scene. You’ll discover both during a city and culture tour with a knowledgeable ...Read more >
From £995 excluding flights

Madeira family holiday

Madeira, the Portuguese archipelago in the North Atlantic just off the coast of Africa, is your destination for a memorable family holiday packed with exciting activities. You’ll be based in a hotel in Funchal, within easy walking distance of the capital’s restaurants, shops and attractions, but the real fun starts once you head off the beaten track and into the surrounding scenery. Let’s start with a jeep journey through mountainous terrain followed by a walk along a levada. Later on in the week will be a day that kids will remember for years to come – a sea kayaking trip around the island’s picturesque coves and bays. After a few hours of paddling, you’ll board a RIB boat for a bouncy ...Read more >
From £1,125 excluding flights

Family Lake district short break

Choose your own adventure: on this family holiday you’ll pick your activities and then join a group of families led by an experienced local guide in the beautiful Borrowdale Valley. It feels like the Lake District’s picturesque valleys were made for outdoor activities. For your four day stay, your family can choose two of seven activities on offer. If you fancy water sports, the Lake District’s many lakes come into their own when you’re splashing through on a paddleboard or kayak. There’s nothing like a classic fell walk for enjoying the hills and – most importantly – the views from the top of them. Borrowdale Valley’s low-level crags are popular with rock climbers, but the keen-eyed ...Read more >
From £645 excluding flights