Holidays for enthusiasts and those with special interests
Scarborough enjoys an unrivalled position as one of Britain's premier coastal resorts yet also lies tantalisingly close to North Yorkshire's rugged National Park. On this holiday you can enjoy the golden beaches, superb parks and gardens and wide range of amenities which have given Scarborough its justifiable reputation, as well as the natural beauty and historical heritage of Yorkshire.
Now open to the public for the first time in its 1000 year history, the Royal Mint gives you the chance to discover the stories behind the coins in your pocket. See more money that you could every imagine, find out how each coin is made and even strike your own.
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.
The honey-coloured picture postcard Cotswolds are one of the prettiest rural areas in England and our tour takes in visits to the famous Morgan Motor Company and the flamboyant Painswick Rococo Gardens but the highlight of the tour is our visit to HRH Prince of Wales private gardens Highgrove.
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.
Cornwall is world-renowned for its many great gardens and this tour gives you an opportunity to discover three of its very best. We visit the Lost Gardens of Heligan, The Eden Project and Trebah Gardens as well as time to explore the historic city of Truro.
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