All Coach Holidays in the UK and Irelands
Visiting Kew Gardens for a unique night-time experience, guided by snowflakes, the new 1 mile trail winds its way through the world famous botanic gardens, in a magical after-dark experience. The iconic London Eye and Southbank Christmas Market makes this one of the most atmospheric breaks that we can offer.
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 Dickensian era, marking the start of the Christmas season and bringing a little Christmas magic to both young and old.
York is so easy to get about and everything is within walking distance so join us and soak up the city's medieval charm and scents of spiced mulled wine this season, as fairs, family fun and festival flavours transform York into a festive fairytale. As well as being voted the UK's Most Festive City in 2017, York St Nicholas Fayre won 'Best Large Speciality Market' at the Great British Market Awards in 2019.
The Ultimate Christmas Musical experience, 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, a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring a mix of both seasonal and year-round favourites, with famous and much loved chart toppers being sung alongside traditional carols.
We are delighted to offer this tour for Christmas staying at the 4-star Chesford Grange Hotel, combined with visits to Stratford Upon Avon, the former spa town of Royal Leamington Spa and the historic city of Worcester, makes this an ideal Christmas break.
Celebrate Scotland's most famous Bard with an all inclusive 'Burns Break' staying at the Winnock Hotel in Drymen. The holiday will include a glass of wine with dinner, storytelling on one evening and a full Scottish Show on another evening. There will be a free bar between 7.30-10.30 p.m. each evening (selected brands only).Duration: 5 Days
Recognised all over the world, Cirque du Soleil has constantly sought to evoke imagination, invoke senses and provoke emotions. Discover the highly creative and artistic shows as Cirque du Soleil returns to London's iconic Royal Albert Hall with the European Premiers of Luzia, a waking dream of Mexico.Duration: 2 Days
A unique week-end break taking you to Yorkshire and the famous Rhubarb Triangle, we visit a well known producer and learn about the 'secret world' of rhubarb. Also on this break we visit Yorkshire's newest art gallery, the Hepworth Wakefield which opened in 2011 and named after artist Barbara Hepworth who was born in the city.
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 coastline, pretty Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe and unique Lavenham completes the tour. All this combines to give a holiday of particular charm and nostalgia for you to enjoy.
One of Ireland's most scenic jewels, stunning mountains, hills and picturesque rivers and lakes are just some of the reasons that County Wicklow is often called 'The Garden of Ireland' and you cannot help but be captivated by the breathtaking scenery of timeless beauty that surrounds you. We will also visit Dublin to celebrate Ireland's biggest holiday - St Patricks Day.
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.
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.
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.
Nothing says Spring quite like Daffodils! Since the first event in 1969, the weekend has grown larger and larger attracting thousands of visitors over the years to come and enjoy the village and its fantastic fair and daffodils. Also enjoy a visit to the University City of Cambridge to relax as we step into Spring.
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. The town has won many 'Britain in Bloom awards.
We are delighted to introduce this new tour for early 2020 where we feature a host of interesting attractions including Morpeth Market, Woodhorn Colliery Museum, Tynemouth Priory, as well as WW2 Gun Battery and the grand Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens in the heart of Northumberland's countryside.
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.
This tour gives you the change to enjoy the magnificent countryside of North Yorkshire and the beautiful historic houses of Nunnington & Beningbrough Halls, as well as time in pretty market towns and of course, the cathedral city of York - capital of
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.
See if the tales are true as you cruise down Loch Ness, explore the magical Eilean Donan Castle, one of the most recognised in Scotland or just simple enjoy the truly beautiful Scottish countryside as it unfolds before you - a tour with something for
Explore the majestic lowlands and lochs of Southwest Ayrshire on this new tour, our journey takes in Mulls, lochs, castles and forests as we take in stunning sights and scenery typical of the area, as well as 'Brig O'Doon' at the Robert Burns Museum.
The City of Cardiff has been the capital of Wales for over 60 years and is a vibrant mix of old and new. The fabulous Millennium Stadium and the modern shopping malls contrast with the interesting Victorian and Edwardian Arcades, the ancient castle
Follow in the footsteps of William Wordsworth as we explore the stunning Lake District. Wordsworth was inspired by the beauty and grandeur of this National Park and you can witness the same spectacular sights on our tour of Cumbria which includes two lake cruises, a railway journey and a distillery tour with tasting.
Our Oxford tour offers a large number of single rooms without a supplement and features a guided walking tour around its famous historic streets and a visit to the impressive French Renaissance chateau-inspired Waddesdon Manor where we enjoy a guided tour and lunch - join us to learn more!
A great combination – steam trains, canal boat trip and the excellent Black Country Museum where you can discover the heritage and history of the West Midlands as well as discovering how transport has evolved over the ages, as a contrast we also feature a beautiful stately home.
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.
This tour explores the historic city of Edinburgh and discover attractions in the beautiful Scottish Borders, including the New Lanark World Heritage Site, Thirlestane Castle, Melrose Abbey and Abbotsford House with one of the highlights being a scenic rail journey through the stunning landscapes of the beautiful Borders.
With our base being on the shores of Loch Long, this tour allows visitors to enjoy a relaxing loch cruise, take one of Scotland's most memorable rail journeys past Kilchurn Castle & Loch Awe to the coastal town of Oban and enjoy the delights of pretty Inveraray.
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.
Ireland's Ancient East is brimming with attractions, culture and stories of a truly fascinating region of Ireland. On this wonderful break we have a chance to explore some of Dublin's fantastic attractions and as we head just a little further afield you are at the gateway of Ireland's Ancient East - a remarkable story-filled area where you can wander through 5,000 years of history - our tour includes Malahide Castle, Belvedere House & Gardens and of course - Irish Whiskey!!
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.
Adam Henson is perhaps the best-known farmer in the UK, presenting his own section on BBC's Countryfile to millions of viewers each Sunday evening and a highlight of this new tour is a visit to Adam's farm which sits in the heart of the Cotswolds - this tour offers you the opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful areas of England so join us whilst we discover creatures great & small !!
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.
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