Holidays for enthusiasts and those with special interests
Kent has played a significant role in Britain's maritime history and has been on the frontline of England's shores for centuries. Our tour includes a visit to Dover Castle and its evocative Wartime Tunnels, the Battle f Britain Memorial atop the famous White Cliffs, a steam train journey, a brewery tour and a visit to Canterbury Cathedral.
Become a part of the drama and discover the magic that lies at the heart of ITV's iconic TV series at the Emmerdale Studio Experience. Located at the programme's former studio in Leeds, this fantastic attraction will take you on a journey to show how Emmerdale's characters and stories are brought to life so sensationally.
There is something quite special about Kensington Palace, built in 1605 it became the royal home for William & Mary in 1689. It was saved from falling into ruin by Queen Victoria who was determined to save the Palace where she was born and spent her childhood.
One of Nottinghamshire's most important houses Thoresby Hall, a truly stunning Grade I listed mansion set in 50 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens situated next to Sherwood Forest. This majestic country hotel with its turrets, balustrades, gabled tower is a perfect reminder of the exuberance of 19th century architecture.
Rural meadows, lush green meadows, rich farmlands and sandy heathlands depicted by the famous painters Constable and Gainsborough. We visit the north of the county with its peaceful coastline, the excellent Museum of East Anglia Life and Jimmy's Farm, just outside of Ipswich. A visit to unique Lavenham completes the tour and all this combines to give a holiday of particular charm and nostalgia for you to enjoy.
Set in an Edwardian Country House from 1912 onwards, Downton Abbey is one of the most popular TV costume drama series portraying the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who world for them, the series is filmed at Highclere Castle in Berkshire. Jane Austen - one of the world's most famous authors spent most of her life in the historic and beautiful county of Hampshire and it is where she found the inspiration to write such classics as Pride & Prejudice, Emma and Sense & Sensibility.