Short breaks by coach for an overnight stay
Where better to celebrate Mothers Day but in the quintessential Shires of England - Lincolnshire, a land where gentle landscapes meet meandering rivers and ancient church spires pierce the skyline & Rutland, home to the beautiful town of Stamford.
Bath stands majestically on the banks of the River Avon and is steeped in ancient history. The town's outstanding architecture fully justifies its epithet as the 'Elegant City of Golden Stone'. Bath is a designated World Heritage Site, boasting Roman ruins and baths (including the 70ft long Great Bath) and magnificent Georgian architecture.
Indulge in your passion for gardening with a short break to the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show, the most prestigious horticultural event of the year and one of the hottest social events in the British calendar. The Flower Show itself has been running every year since 1913 with over 500 exhibitors coming to this prestigious event to showcase their ideas.
The Great Central Railway is the UK's only double track, main line heritage railway and the only place in the world where full size steam engines can be seen passing each other - just as it was when steam ruled the rails - we also include a visit to Cadbury World and the World's biggest Cadbury Shop.
This 1960's themed entertainment break is certain to lighten you up and leave you feeling relaxed and joyous. Included is an overnight stay in the heart of the North West and a full nights entertainment provided by a fantastic duo and three-course meal - a perfect present for Fathers Day!
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.
The British Royal family is a national treasure and millions of people from the UK and abroad flock to London every year to catch a glimpse of the tradition, pomp and ceremony surrounding the monarchy. Buckingham Palace needs no introduction and is one of the world's most recognisable buildings. The Palace has been the seat of the British Throne since the accession of Queen Victoria in 1837 and your visit is sure to amaze and thrill.
Some historians date tennis as far back as Egyptian times, but the most common view is that it was a crude courtyard ball game invented by the 11th or 12th century French monks and the name tennis is said to come from the French word 'Tenez'. Some accounts say that by the 13th century there were as many as 1800 indoor courts, however the game of 'real' tennis is very different from the popular sport we know today.
What better way to enjoy night-time London! No crows, great views and a full three course dinner, watch the sights of London glide past the panoramic windows. Good food, great entertainment and fabulous views - that is the London Showboat River Thames Christmas, the best night out on the river.
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