This very popular resort has been catering for visitors since the 19th century and today it is as much of a tourist attraction as ever. Enjoy an excursion to Portsmouth, the flagship of martime England, plus the city of Salisbury.
Bournemouth has been attracting visitors ever since its birth in the 19th century and today it is as much of a tourist attraction as ever. There are plenty of attractions including the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, seven miles of glorious seafront and at its centre is the superb pier. On this tour you can also enjoy excursions to Swanage, Lymington and Lyndhurst, the capital town of the forest.
This delightful tour is based at Brockworth on the edge of the Cotswold hills from where we will visit Hidcote Manor Gardens, Painswick Rococo Gardens and Cheltenham, Tewkesbury Abbey and Heritage Centre, plus we take a steam train ride on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
Enjoy a relaxing short break to the elegant Victorian spa town of Harrogate renowned for its historic buildings, famous tea-rooms and natural springs. This tour also includes visit to the fantastic city of York, plus some free time in the charming town of Knaresborough and a visit to historic Skipton.
A unique self-governing kingdom with its own parliament, renowned for its relaxed pace of life and a wealth of attractions for visitors including the island's superb Victorian railway systems and those famous old horse drawn trams.
the picturesque Lake District is renowned for its diverse and magnificent scenery with gently undulating hills, towering mountains and sparkling lakes. This tour feature visits to the regions finest locations and also includes a cruise on tranquil Lake Windermere, a steam train ride through unspoilt countryside plus a wonderful journey through the scenic mountain passes of the Western Fells.
Cathedrals, castles and cobbled streets a’plenty, Northumberland and County Durham are truly charming and characterful places to visit. From our base in Sunderland we will discover the city of Durham, as well as visits to Chesters Roman Fort & Museum and Alnwick Castle & Gardens
Discover the history and outstanding natural beauty of England’s northernmost region via land, rail and sea on this delightful new tour. This holiday celebrates the county’s illustrious heritage with included visits to the award-winning Beamish Museum and the National Railway Museum, two vintage train rides, plus a superb River Tyne cruise.
Nestling between two rugged headlands on the coast of South Devon is the popular traditional sea-side resort of Paignton. There is a traditional pier and quaint harbour-side, picturesque parks and gardens plus a good selection of shops, all combining to make Paignton a very popular holiday destination.
On this tour we discover the enchanting Cotswolds with picturesque villages and rolling hills, plus a guided tour of Chavenage House - otherwise known as ‘Trenwith’ in the BBC’s acclaimed drama, Poldark. We also spend the day in Gloucester and a boat trip along the Gloucester Canal
A relaxing four day break that will be based in Preston and includes the delightful Cumbrian Countryside and a journey on the famous Settle - Carlisle Railway. We also visit the Lake District National Park with its dramatic scenery of towering mountains and shimmering lakes, here we also include a steam train ride and a lake cruise.
Enjoy some fantastic inclusions comprising a journey along the Severn Valley Railway, a visit to the fascinating Black Country Living Museum, medieval Powis Castle, plus a sightseeing cruise in Shrewsbury.
We spend the day in Sunderland which welcomes a majestic fleet of Tall Ships to take part in a colourful four day festival of culture and entertainment across the city. We also enjoy visits to the city of Durham with its magnificent Norman Cathedral as well as visit Harrogate with its beautiful floral displays.
Our base for exploring the delightful region of Somerset is the historic city of Wells, England's smallest city with quaint cobbled streets and the magnificent Cathedral. As well as discovering the charms of Wells, we will explore the fantastic city of Bath with its plethora of attractions including the remarkably preserved Roman Baths.
A luxury four day break to Yorkshire, staying at the 4* Marriott Hollins Hall Hotel. Enjoy visits to Harrogate, Skipton, Holmfirth and Leeds, plus many other great attractions including trains and a river cruise.