Maid Of The Forth Inchcolm Island

It all culminates in an unforgettable and fun experience. We take care of the ‘experiential safety net’ allowing you to thrive on a desert This is an absolute must for anybody with an interest in travel, exploration, and wildlife. Your first 5 days will be focused on learning bushcraft survival skills from our expert instructors.

Sailings may be disrupted by the weather – check by callingLockley Lodge, an information point and gift shop run by the Wildlife Trust, or check the Skomer boat sailings. Parking is available in a National Trust car park at Martin’s Haven. The island has a ‘Shearwater Week’ in late August where volunteers can help the island researchers with their invaluable work. Visit Pembrokeshire spoke with researcher Sarah about her Summer of Shearwaters as she gave us a sneak peek behind the scenes at the work being done on the island.

  • It’s a place to switch off from a troubled world and savour moments as you wander along its 5 miles of private beaches, rarely bumping into another soul.
  • Creative Scilly is back with over forty events across the islands featuring Scillonian inspired arts and culture, between 13th and 22nd May.
  • Fuelled by passion, every detail of your expedition is carefully considered.

Before booking, many of our past castaways are initially worried this might be all hardship and no fun. They then go on to say it was the best holiday of their life. Obviously, our adventures are not just about sunbathing and sipping pina-coladas, though there is always time for this too. You can expect some intense long days of activity in a demanding environment. At times you will be bothered by heat and hunger and you can expect a few bites and blisters. That said, our course is designed to start easy and finish hard building your confidence and competence along the way.

Island Inspiration

If you are a group of friends, family, or business who would like a private expedition then you can customise the trip, selecting the dates, itinerary, and level of challenge that suits you. You can learn more on our private expedition pageor send an inquiry to us at Prices do not include your airfare and standard personal travel insurance. It starts and finishes in a top notch hotel with 8 night on a desert island sandwiched in between. The first 5 nights on the island are your training phase the final 3 are raw survival with little more than just a machete.


It is the most magical place – went far above expectations! It was a blissful, healing retreat from a most horrible year. The gardens, the views are exquisite, everything about this place made all of us really happy. The sights and sounds took your breath away and the experience of being out of reach on an island in the middle of a tourist area was amazing. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful home. The views were lovely and being surrounded by them was great.

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It will not take a long time to travel around the unique beaches of Wayag But it takes very good physical condition to enjoy the beautiful panorama from the top of an atoll, as you must climb the atoll’s steep walls for about 30 minutes. Nail your on and off duty style with our new season collection of women’s dresses. Let your dress do the talking with statement sleeves, romantic ruffles and bardot necklines in mini, midi and maxi style dresses.

If you stay overnight, you can witness one of the most remarkable natural events in the UK, the Manx shearwaters returning to their burrows under the cover of darkness. Stay up late and take a walk back to the boat embarkation point for a truly once in a lifetime experience. An education room and interpretation centre can be found here as well as accommodation space for up to 16 people. Visit Pembrokeshire was lucky enough to spend 24 hours on Skomerlast year – read about our adventures.