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Go Slow ... in Alderney

Tour Code: GBR56

An 8-day holiday of wildlife walks and history on the charming island of Alderney.

8 days from £1095(inc flights) Land Only Price: £0 SRS: £345


The most northerly and isolated of the Channel Islands, Alderney is a tranquil backwater accessible only by air, where visitors and cars are sparse and the locals most welcoming. This charming island is worth an extended stay and, on this 8-day holiday, our leader will ensure that you are able to enjoy its slow pace of life and abundant opportunities by laying on, twice daily, a range of optional activities with the island’s experts for you to dip into, or otherwise, at a relaxed pace. Many of these excursions can be enjoyed on walks out from and back to your comfortable base, the splendid Braye Beach Hotel which has fabulous views over the bay and its idyllic white sandy beach.

  • Enjoy a leisurely week based at the 4-star Braye Beach Hotel/DIV>
  • Moth-trapping & butterfly walks among the activities on offer/DIV>
  • Go on a nocturnal ‘hedgehog hunt’ in search of the island’s ‘blonde’ hedgehogs/DIV>
  • A chance to go on an evening bat-detecting walk/DIV>
  • Introduction to bird ringing at the new Alderney Bird Observatory/DIV>
  • Seabird & marine-life cruises plus wild flower & birdwatching walks/DIV>
  • Town tour, museum visit & a little history (Roman, Victorian and WW2) included/DIV>
  • Led by expert naturalist guides/DIV>

Food

Bed and breakfast only is included in the cost of this holiday. The cost of lunches and dinners is not included since each day's itinerary is planned to enable group members to take a break either at the Braye Beach Hotel, or at one of Alderney's many pubs or restaurants where a choice of lunch, snacks and drinks will be available to suit

Accommodation

Sparkling 4-star hotel commanding fabulous views over the bay. All rooms en-suite.

Outline Itinerary Download

The most northerly and isolated of the Channel Islands, Alderney is a tranquil backwater accessible only by air, where visitors and cars are sparse and the locals most welcoming. This charming island is worth an extended stay and, on this 8-day holiday, our leader will ensure that you are able to enjoy its slow pace of life and abundant opportunities by laying on, twice daily, a range of optional activities with the island’s experts for you to dip into, or otherwise, at a relaxed pace. These will include moth-trap inspections and butterfly walks, seabird and marine-life cruises, wild flower and birdwatching walks of varying lengths, a nocturnal ‘hedgehog hunt’, bat-detecting, a town tour, museum visit and a little history (Roman, Victorian and WW2), plus an introduction to bird ringing at the new Alderney Bird Observatory. Many of these excursions can be enjoyed on walks out from and back to your comfortable base, the splendid Braye Beach Hotel, a sparkling 4-star hotel commanding fabulous views over the bay and its idyllic white sandy beach.
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Wed 12th September 2018 - Wed 19th September 2018

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£1095

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