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.
A fantastic break where we steam our way ahead on the Bo’ness & Kinneil historic railway, take a relaxing cruise on Loch Katrine aboard the Steamship SS Walter Scott and experience the world's first and only rotating boat lift. Set in the Trossachs at the popular Winnock Hotel a wonderful break full of beautiful scenery, lochs, mountains and steam powered fascination.
Blue sky 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.
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.
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 delightful Georgian resort situated on the great weep of Weymouth Bay with its harbour and quaint town houses. The Esplanade is renowned for its colourful flower beds and in 2012 Weymouth hosted the sailing events for the Olympics.Duration: 5 Days
Eastbourne - with its two miles of seafront promenades and sheltered by the imposing headland of Beachy 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.
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 River Thames, the second longest river in the UK has many stories to tell and in this two-centre short break we reveal many stories as we take four very different but equally relaxing cruises, calling at Oxford, Henley-on-Thames, Kew, central London and Greenwich
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
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.
The Emmerdale Studio Experience takes you on a journey, showing you how the characters you love and stories you remember come to life. Production with full scale set reconstructions, preserved props and costumes, secrets behind the stunts and special effects, this is your chance to step into the exciting world of TV. Concluding this short break we will visit the Yorkshire town of Holmfirth, the location used for the filming of BBC's comedy 'The Last of the Summer Wine'.
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
The Cotswolds famous for hundreds of honey-coloured limestone villages and chocolate box scenery is a stunning place to explore and during this tour we will visit Stratford-upon-Avon and cruise aboard a traditional Edwardian passengers launch, passing the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Holy Trinity Church.
If you fancy something a little different this year, our Mystery Breaks could fit the bill nicely, you will enjoy the same great service that you would expect when travelling with Jones Holidays, including comfortable travel, breakfasts, dinner and superb accommodation so sit back and relax whilst you watch the landscapes pass by.
On Saturday 13 October, the London Welsh Male Voice Choir will present the 26th London Welsh Festival of Male Choirs in the Royal Albert Hall, with 15 guest choirs, this biennial festival has become recognised as one of the world's premier massed choral concerts.
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.
Located on the scenic South Devon coastline, Babbacombe and the English Riviera has been one of the UK's top holiday destinations since Victorian times and it is easy to see why, there are 22 miles of coastline, cliffs, coves and beaches and walks to rival any in the South West of England with a climate that belongs somewhere much further south.
On the 11th November, the day of WW1 armistice, the UK joins together to remember the many brave individuals who passed whilst serving their country and 2018 is an especially poignant year, marking 100 years since the end of WW1. We also include a visit to the National Memrial ArboretumDuration: 2 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.
The ultimate Christmas Musical expierence, staging a blend of Christmas Entertainment, songs, carols, dazzling dancers and beautiful costumes, each show is a pageant of spectacular colours with a cast of over 100 performers.
Our tour takes us to two of the UK's best Christmas Markets - Chatsworth the magnificent Derbyshire home of the Duke & Duchess of Devonshire set amid breath-taking scenery, be one of the first this year to see the Great House decorated for Christmas with foliage, lights and candles evoking the spirit of Christmas. Christkindelmarket, Leeds a little piece of Germany in the heart of Leeds city centre.
Crafts in 'The Pen' is a festive crafts market that takes place each year at the Skipton Auction Mart, the event has rapidly grown into a wonderful crafts market the whole family can enjoy, as well as over 230 stalls, Crafts in the Pen is home to a twinkling 'Starlight Café' for the grown ups and a free grotto.
Bournemouth is superbly situated on the south coast overlooking seven miles of golden sand and is renowned for its natural beauty as well as its cultural vibrancy and diversity. Situated amongst magnificent gardens and backing onto golden sands, Bournemouth town centre is lively and is marked by pedestrian boulevards and street cafes.
The Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival is one of the best events of its kind in the country, enjoy a wonderful atmosphere of a traditional market town in the Dickensia era, marking the start of the Christmas season and bringing a little Christmas magic to both young and old.
A festive treat awaits on this fantastic Christmas Market combining the delights of Britain's biggest Christmas Market in Birmingham with the enchanting Worcester Christmas Market, with colourful stalls offering beautiful gifts, decorations and tasty Christmas food, along with splendid hotel accommodation, a sensational three day break is assured.
A wonderful festive break to enjoy the welcome of Torquay and the beautiful English Riviera, along with festive entertainment. Torquay is a stylish resort with a real continental atmosphere, a bustling waterfront, lively harbour and palm tree-lined promenade framing its marina.Duration: 5 Days
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