Short breaks coach holidays in the UK
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.
Whether you are a 'petrol-head' or not, the Goodwood Festival of Speed offers an intoxicating mix of cars, stars and motorsport royalty. Enjoy this spectacular event held in the grounds of Goodwood House near Chichester, it is the largest event of its kind in the world, bringing together the rarest and most glamorous cars.
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.
We have another great family break to offer you at Legoland - a theme park dedicated to one of the world's favourite toys, more than 55 million Lego bricks have been used to create the park and although it is aimed at a younger crowd there is enough there to keep the whole family entertained.
An interesting and unique tour, combining visits to the historic and beautiful city of Durham, and Bishop Auckland's live action extravaganza, the mesmerising show that takes you on a whistle stop tour of 2,000 years of history, myth and legends.
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.
The Postal Museum is London's newest heritage attraction, revealing the surprising and curious history of Britain's earliest social network, with rich collections, interactive galleries, an immersive subterranean rail ride, the Postal Museum brings to life five centuries of history that has been hidden from new - until now.
A weekend in London and a visit to 'The Shard' included, located on the banks of the River Thames, the Shard has quickly established itself as one of the capital's hottest attractions since opening in 2012 and offers spectacular 360-degree views of London from the top of Western Europe's tallest buildings.
Join us as the Royal Family and members of the public alike pay their respects to the fallen of two world wars and many other conflicts around the world. London offers the visitor so much to see and explore, so join us on this very special break.
Our tour takes us to one 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.Duration: 3 Days
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.Duration: 3 Days
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.
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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