The shortlist; EIGHT BOAT TRIPS
Sunday 25 August 1996
Hampton Court Riverboat Ride: From Westminster to the palace via Kewand Syon House. One-way, 3-4 hours. Adults pounds 7, children pounds 4.Tel: 0171 930 2062
Torquay Illumination Cruise: Hop on the Torbay Princess until the end of September for anevening trip of; half an hour for the Fairy Cove lights and Teignmouth Bay, one hour for the Torbay lights, or an all-rounder with live jazz. Adults pounds 3.30, children pounds 1.30. Tel: 01803 295280.
Porlock Wier Trip: A 90-minute trip taking in a sanctuary with puffins and falcons and Fallen Point cliffs. Adults pounds 5, children pounds 3. Tel: 01598 753207.
Lundy Cruise: Leaves from Bideford, Ilfracombe and Clovelly until end of September. Departure depends on tides, returns around 6pm. Explore Lundy's puffin sanctuaries and a lighthouse. Trip takes 21/4 hours. Adults pounds 23, kids pounds 11.50, toddlers pounds 1. Tel: 01237 470422
Whale Watching Trip: The Alpha Beta sails from Dervaig on Scotland's Isle of Mull for dolphin and whale-spotting through Treshnish Islands, Coll, Eigg and Rhum. Choose from a 4-hour or a 6-hour trip . Adults pounds 30, children pounds 20.Tel: 01688 400223
PS Waverley Cruise: The PS Waverley is the world's last ocean-going paddle steamer. From September, on the river Solent, docks at Southampton, Portsmouth and Swanage. Up to pounds 22. Tel: 0141 221 8152
Kingswear Castle Cruise: UK's only other steamer leaves from Rochester Pier or Chatham Dockyard in Kent, down the river Medway. Day cruise, adults pounds 15.95, children pounds 7.95. Tel: 01634 827648.
Life & Style blogs
Company breaks open Apple Watch to discover what it says is 'planned obsolescence'
KickAssTorrents down: biggest file-sharing site moves to .cr domain after takedowns
Audrey Hepburn is officially Britain’s style icon – 22 years after her death
Protein World 'Beach body ready' advert: Mass demonstration in Hyde Park planned against 'body-shaming' weight loss advertisements
The confessions of men who ordered mail-order brides
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
EU exit would hit UK economy much harder than neighbouring countries, study finds
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Phantom of the Opera writer mocked after issuing a warning about Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon
General election 2015: Labour will toughen hate crimes legislation surrounding Islamophobia
- 1 Avengers: Age of Ultron: Nearly 700 German cinemas refuse to show movie
- 2 Donald Trump decides that Baltimore riots are Barack Obama's fault
- 3 X Factor in crisis as numbers of people auditioning plummets
- 4 General Election 2015: Stephen Hawking says he will vote Labour
- 5 Baltimore riots: Furious mother marches her son home live on TV
£23000 - £25000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This firm of accountants based ...
£30000 - £38000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: They are a financial services c...
£30000 - £32000 per annum + car allowance and on call: Ashdown Group: A succes...
£15000 - £17000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Well established small company ...