Pack the best bits of a gap year into just a few days with a Microgap in the UK. Whether you like to Switch Off, Give Back, Learn More or Go Wild on your break, a Microgap can provide exactly what you're looking for. Choose your favourite Microgap below to find out more and see where your next trip can take you!
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Go one up from the farmer’s market by foraging for your tea in West Cornwall’s wild landscapes. Uncover your inner Bear Grylls as you comb the beach for seaweed, rummage through hedgerows for berries and fungi and pluck seasonal herbs and veg from unspoilt pastures.
Fat Hen has events running throughout the year, led by a seasoned forager who will show you how to search for food safely and legally. Choose from a gourmet weekend which includes an evening feast packed with wild ingredients or one of many day courses.
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Swap the double bed for a campervan with an epic view, chosen by you. There’s nothing like waking up to the sound of crashing waves and fresh country air. Just be sure to scout out a beach café the night before and you’re all set for the day ahead.
Camptoo has a vast range of privately-owned camper vans and caravans you can hire from locations across the country. Just book up your perfect motor, pick it up and head off to discover those hidden spots away from the beaten track.
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Nothing helps you switch off more than spa break, especially when it’s somewhere like Scarlet Hotel with its privileged position overlooking the bright blue Cornish sea. Meadow gardens, clifftop hot tubs, an Ayurvedic-inspired spa and a chic terrace looking over the sea will all help you find your zen.
This luxe-eco hotel has a number of spa packages to choose from, including spa breaks ranging from two to four nights with candlelit dinners and spa massages - plus yoga and wellness retreats. If you’re looking for something cheaper, there are also day passes available.
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Spend a day learning to cook with the school’s talented chefs, who come with kitchen experience from some of the UK’s best restaurants. Book yourself onto the school's most popular course ‘Fish and Shellfish’ or if you're a fan of far-flung flavours, there a number of other classes covering dishes from India, Italy and the Far East.
Despite his acclaim for seafood there are plenty of options for vegetarian cooking at Rick Stein’s school as well. And, if you cannot bare to leave your furry companion behind on your micrograp, there are dog-friendly rooms and plenty of beach walks nearby.
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The shelters provided by Kudhva are all built in harmony with their surroundings. Whilst you’re getting away from it all make sure you take the opportunity to have a go at rock climbing on some of the craggy formations or ask Louise for a specially-guided swimming tour of the reservoir.
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If you yearn for the buzz of adrenaline then strap up and take a leap in to that Cornish turquoise sea. Organised by the team at Cornish Rock Tors, you can head for an adventure by climbing, swimming and discovering hidden caves along the North Cornish coast.
Seasoned thrill seeker or not, there are coasteering routes for all abilities. During your three-hour experience, all equipment and wetsuits will be provided, you just need to bring along a swimsuit, a towel and those nerves of steel.
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