We are delighted to present to you an updated selection of UK holidays, carefully planned weekend and short breaks. We have enhanced our usual collection of tours to bring you the best value possible and have included some new destinations.
Yorkshire is famous for its stunning scenery, industrial heritage and exciting cities. Your holiday has a garden theme and you’ll visit amazing gardens including, Sheffield Botanical Gardens and Burton Agnes Gardens, for the Snowdrop Spectacular. You’ll visit Beverley, the famous 13th Century Minster town, with its narrow streets and tucked away antique and craft shops, and Hardwick Hall.Duration: 3 Days
Eastbourne - with its two miles of seafront promenades and sheltered by the imposing headland of Beachey Head, Eastbourne is a refined Victorian seaside resort offering a fine array of facilities to tourists and many attractions including its beautiful gardens. Entertainment to suit all tastes.Duration: 5 Days
So much is included in this holiday you will wonder how you are going to fit it all in, as well as the drinks element, the tour includes wine with dinner, entertainment and admission into two of Scotland's most facinating and popular attractions.
The Island is a delightful blend of British and French culture with a pace of life that is refreshingly relaxed and easy going, superb sandy beaches gently warmed by the Gulf Stream, beautiful bays, countryside, castle and museums.
The best way to view the dramatic scenery of Scotland is by rail & coach and this tour offers you both. We include 3 superb train journeys - Loch Luichart to Kyle of Lochalsh - Aviemore to Broomhill - and voted one of the greatest railway journeys in the world 'The Jacobite' from Fort William to Mallaig.
Looe is one of Cornwall's prettiest and most interesting fishing villages with its picturesque harbour. East Looe has a charming maze of narrow streets and antique shops, traditional pubs and fish market. Visit the 16th century Guild Hall which is now a museum, Looe also has a magnificent sandy beach.
The Island is a delightful blend of British and French culture with a pace of life that is refreshingly relaxed and easy going, superb sandy beaches gently warmed by the Gulf Stream, beautiful bays, countryside, castle and museums.Duration: 6 Days
On this tour you will have the chance to delve deep into the past with visits to Calke Abbey, Chatsworth House, National Memorial Arboretum and Bolsover Castle - as you wander through Calke Abbey for example, you may notice that it feels like the house where time stood still
One of our most popular tours - Sidmouth is renowned for its quiet and gentle ambience, a picturesque town situated on the glorious south Devon coast, set between the red cliffs on the edge of Devon's heathery uplands.Duration: 5 Days
Blue sky's and sweeping South Downs countryside - Eastbourne is one of our most popular destinations, with its Victorian Pier, elegant bandstand and beautiful coastal views. You'll enjoy excursions during your stay and visit the famous landmark of Beachy Head.Duration: 5 Days
Set in the grounds of the Royal Hospital in Chelsea, this event in known worldwide by horticulturists and amateur gardeners alike. Leading garden designers take part in the competition knowing that success in Chelsea will greatly increase their standing, while the Great Pavilion is home to thousands of different species as well as demonstrations and exhibitions.Duration: 3 Days
Edinburgh is steeped in history, from its world famous castle perched atop a volcanic rock to tis palace, HM The Queen's official residence in Scotland, and from the Georgian House to the National Museum of Scotland and every brick and cobbled alley in between - the city is a historical jewel.Duration: 4 Days
It is one of the world's biggest sporting events and takes place every three years but has not visited the UK for 12 years, the race is made up of different legs, lasts nine months and takes crews around the world. So put it in your diary now, it is going to too good to miss!
Sir Winston Churchill was one of this country's greatest statesmen, he was born in 1874 in Blenheim Palace and died in 1965 aged 90, he is buried in the little church at Blayton, just a short distance from Blenheim. Bletchley with all its wartime secrets and home to the Enigma decoding machine.
On the Yorkshire coast with its twin bays, divided by a headland and Norman Castle, the North Bay is backed by lovely gardens while the south bay is more sheltered around the old harbour with its picturesque 15th Century buildings. Today it is a modern resort with excellent shops and entertainment.
This two day tour squeezes in about as much possible, including two popular attractions which give an insight into the region. Enjoy the beautiful countryside by rail and explore a stately home during your relaxing weekend steeping into South Yorkshire, the Peak District & Derbyshire.
Sussex is a wonderful county to visit gardens, as well as being one of the sunniest places in England, it offers rolling countryside, hidden villages and great coastline. Our tour includes excursions to Borde Hill Garden and Nymans Estate, as well as Brighton and Chichester, so there's something for everyone.
For over three hundred years, the Royal Hospital Chelsea has provided a welcoming home and a way of life for thousands of soldiers in their old age. Our tour lasts around ninety minutes and are always led by one of the Chelsea Pensioners, who will take great pride in showing you around their fascinating home. Please note that this tour covers internal and external spaces, and will include stairs.
A weekend of fun, culture and nostalgia. The Epping-Ongar railway operates on the former London Underground route and offers a great combination of preserved railway and heritage bus, maybe a famous Routemaster. We take a journey through the beautiful countryside of Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, including the picture postcard villages of Old Warden and Ickwell, to enjoy a chauffeur punt through the historic city of Cambridge, including strawberries and cream!Duration: 4 Days
The Great Dorset Steam Fair is an annual show featuring steam-powered vehicles and machinery; the fair was founded in 1968 and it has been held every summer since. Staged at Tarrant Hinton near Blandford Forum in Dorset, the show now covers 600 acres and runs for five days and it is one of the largest outdoor shows in Europe.Duration: 4 Days
There can be few sights to compare than the beauty of Yorkshire countryside, this delightful tour takes you back to a bygone era of steam trains as we ride on the Worth Valley Railway and canal boats that were the backbone of Britains industrial revollution
Rural villages, lush green meadows, rich farmlands and sandy heathlands depicted by the famous painters Constable & Gainsborough. We visit the north of the county with its peaceful towns and villages. A visit to unique Lavenham & Bury St Edmunds enhances the tour. All this combines to give a holiday of particular charm and nostalgia for you to enjoy.Duration: 5 Days
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