Bleaker Island

Even if you are a very demanding cook, the kitchen will be ideal for preparing any gastronomic delight. You could also pack the picnic hamper with delectable delights and make your way down the steps to the beach below for a romantic al fresco dinner. You are able to book this tour on a ‘land only’ basis or as a ‘flight inclusive’ package. Your flight inclusive package will be fully protected by the Civil Aviation Authority ATOL protection scheme. Explore offers a wide range of flexible flying options to make joining and leaving our trips easy.

See our pick of the picnic spots and other ideas for your half term adventure. Setting off from The Barbican, our guided tours are over 2 hrs of history, wildlife, exploration of the island and views across Plymouth & Cornwall. The eastern end of the island is heathland with low cliffs and a large number of ponds. These are home to waterfowl and wading-birds including one of the largest concentrations of black-necked swans and occasional sightings of red shoveler and cinnamon teal.

There are stunning cliff walks, bays and beaches within easy walking distance of The Island, starting on its doorstep. There are so many great surfing beaches to choose from you will find that perfect wave and acres of sand to enjoy. If you prefer nightlife, Newquay can be a very lively town, especially in the summer, and boasts many restaurants, pubs and bars. For quieter and quainter times, a walk over the foot ferry to Crantock has to be done to enjoy a really quaint pub lunch.

A special ‘Just for Two’ rate applies outside high season if there are only two guests staying and you use one bedroom; the discount is 25%. There are no activities planned today, so you are free to depart from Athens at any time. If your flight is departing later in the day luggage storage facilities are available at our hotel. If you would like to receive a complimentary airport transfer today, you need to depart from Athens International Airport , which is about one hours’ drive, depending on traffic.

After our Leader does an initial welcome meeting, we’ll take a walking tour of Plaka with our leader to soak up the atmosphere of the old town. You’ll notice the contrast between the modern capital – the well-heeled inhabitants of Kolonaki on the one hand and the animated Plaka old quarter on the other. Along the way we’ll see Syntagma Square and the Roman Agora. Every hour it’s possible to see the changing of the guard at the Parliament building. Our walk will end at the Acropolis and you have the afternoon free.

Alternative a Volcano boat trip that starts at 11am and returns at 6pm is €45.00 plus €5.00 entrance fee to the volcano. Food is available to purchase during the boat trip and transfers can be done by public transport . Full day caique boat tour with included barbecue lunch, €52.00 plus an additional €10.00 for the return transfers to and from the hotel.

The process was very easy and the staff we spoke to were very helpful and courteous and found us the perfect property for our holiday. The exception to this rule is customers who are booked on a tour where the joining and ending point is at the designated airport or train station. The minimum age on Family trips varies between 7 and 11 – please check the ‘Family information’ section of the trip page for more information. Before booking your Explore trip, please ensure that you read both our Essential Information and Booking Conditions. Local buses and taxis are used for the majority of the optional island walks and so you should allow €25.00 to €30.00 for this.

There’s a 3½ mile trail around the, which can be rugged in places but it’s the best way to see the island. The summits of Carn Ysgubor and Carn Llundain give splendid views east to the mainland, south toSkomer Islandand on the clearest of days, west to Ireland. Inchcolm Island is by far the most beautiful of all of the islands in the Firth of Forth. It is located 4 miles east of the Forth Bridge, 1 mile from the Fife coast near Aberdour and just 6 miles as the crow flies from Edinburgh City Centre . Get our newsletter, filled with good reads, important local information and updates on special events.