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Ready For A Summer Holiday? 😎

­     Check out our July Holidays below! ☀️ 
Plan your perfect Summer getaway with us today!  


  NEWQUAY SUMMER SPECIAL ­
7th July 2024, 3 Nights – From £294 Per Person
28th July 2024, 3 Nights – From £304 Per Person
22nd September 2024, 3 Nights – From £289 Per Person ­

Enjoy a fantastic short break to Newquay, Cornwall’s premier holiday destination which boasts some of the finest coastline and beaches in the UK. Explore the old harbour, enjoy wonderful cliff top walks or simply enjoy one of the eleven magnificent sandy beaches.  

Kilbirnie Hotel, Newquay – The Kilbirnie Hotel enjoys breath-taking views over the Atlantic Ocean and is just a short stroll into town, to the coast path or the golden sands of Newquay’s famous beaches.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
3 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Free time to explore Newquay at leisure ­


Amsterdam ­
12th July 2024, 3 Nights From £449 Per Person ­

Enjoy a fabulous short break to Amsterdam, an amazing city to visit at any time of the year. From 17th century canals to stunning architecture, the compact Dutch capital city is overflowing with world-class attractions and plenty of character. ­

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry / shuttle crossings
3 nights bed & continental breakfast accommodation in Amsterdam
City tax in Amsterdam
Free time to explore Amsterdam at leisure

  STRATFORD & WARWICK
12th July 2024, 2 Nights From £224 Per Person ­

Enjoy a great summer weekend break visiting two of the most charming towns in the heart of England, medieval Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon. We’ll also enjoy a scenic drive through the Cotswolds on our journey home.  

Mercure Walton Hall Hotel & Spa, Wellesbourne near Warwick
Located just a stones throw away from Stratford-upon-Avon, the 4 star Mercure Walton Hall Hotel & Spa is a 16th century Grade II listed building with a wealth of character situated in 65 acres of private grounds  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
2 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast  
Discover medieval Warwick
Explore charming Stratford-upon-Avon
Scenic drive through the Cotswolds ­

 
HIGHCLERE CASTLE ­
8th July 2024, 1 Night From £154 Per Person ­

Experience the architectural splendour and beautiful landscaped gardens of Highclere Castle, where the popular drama series Downton Abbey was filmed. Follow in the footsteps of the aristocratic Crawley family and the servants who work with them in Edwardian England. ­

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
1 night dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation in Reading
Discover beautiful Highclere Castle
Explore historic Bath

    JERSEY BY SEA ­
20th July 2024, 6 Nights £704 Per Person ­

Located 100 miles south of the mainland, Jersey is the largest and most southerly of the British Isles, but its proximity to France gives it a wonderfully continental flavour. Jersey offers a great deal to the holiday maker with its contrasting coastline of rugged cliffs, hidden coves, fishing harbours and clear blue seas.  

Norfolk Hotel, St Helier – The Norfolk Hotel is a family run hotel and is just a few minutes walk from St Helier’s town centre, Havre de Pas beach and the beautiful Howard Davis Park.  

Highlights:
Coach transfers to and from Poole (our coach does not travel to Jersey)
Return sea crossings with Condor Ferries
Coach transfers to and from port and hotel
Porterage at our hotel *Customers have to carry own luggage through the port and to the coach, porterage is not available at the port
5 nights dinner, bed and full cooked breakfast
Entertainment most evenings
Meet and greet at the port
Services of a representative in Jersey ­

  MAJESTIC MAGGOIRE ­
21st July 2024, 7 Nights From £1249 Per Person ­

Majestic Lake Maggiore straddles both Italy and Switzerland and basks elegantly against the backdrop of the Swiss Alps. Our holiday resort of Stresa, ideally positioned by the beautiful lakeside is the perfect base from which to explore this stunning region.  

Hotel Astoria, Stresa – The Hotel Astoria is a historic four star hotel located directly on the lakeside in Stresa enjoying fantastic view across Lake Maggiore.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation
5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast (4 course meal and set menu on first evening)
Porterage at main hotel
Welcome glass of spumante on arrival in resort
Tea/coffee after dinner
Scenic boat trip to the stunning Borromean Islands
Visit beautiful Palazzo Borromeo and its elegant gardens
Excursion to Lake Orta
Scenic journey on the Lake Maggiore Express from Stresa
Journey on the Centovalli Railway to Locarno
Boat trip from Locarno to Stresa
Scenic Three Lakes tour
Discover the stylish city of Lugarno
Spend time in Como
Free time in Stresa


NORTHERN LAKES EXPLORER ­
21st July 2024, 4 Nights From £621 Per Person ­

The Lake District is simply stunning. From our base in Penrith we’ll enjoy cruises on both Ullswater and Derwentwater, visits to Keswick, Ambleside and quaint Grasmere as well as visiting stunning Dalemain Mansion and Gardens. ­

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast in Penrith
Tea/coffee after dinner
One hour cruise on beautiful Ullswater
Entrance to Dalemain Mansion & Gardens
Explore the market town of Keswick
Relaxing cruise on Derwentwater
Discover the bustling town of Ambleside
Visit the quaint village of Grasmere

­ KRAKOW & AUSCHWITZ
23rd July 2024, 9 Nights From £1399 Per Person ­

Discover the breath-taking city of Kraków on our fantastic new tour as we explore the Old Town, Wawel Royal Castle and the 4 hectare Main Market Square with its 16th century Renaissance Cloth Hall. During our time we’ll leave the city to visit the Wieliczka Salt Mines as well as making a poignant visit to Auschwitz.  

Hotel Apis, Kraków – The cosy and elegant Hotel Apis is ideally located just outside the city centre, with the Old Town a 10 minute bus ride away.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry  crossings
4 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation
5 nights bed & buffet breakfast  accommodation in Kraków
Dinner at your hotel on 4 evenings in Kraków
One dinner at the Jewish restaurant Klezmer Hois
Guided city tour of Kraków
Entrance and tour of Wawel Royal Castle
Entrance and tour of Wieliczka Salt Mines
Poignant visit to Auschwitz with guided tour
Visit and tour of Schindlers Enamel Factory
Local taxes included
Services of a Tour Manager during our time in Kraków

­ FLORENCE, PISA AND LUCCA
27th July 2024, 9 Nights From £1099 Per Person ­

The region of Tuscany is known for it’s breath-taking landscapes, history and is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Staying in the spa town of Montecatini Terme we’ll discover enchanting Florence, Pisa, medieval Lucca, historic San Gimignano and Volterra.  

Hotel Tuscany Inn, Montecatini Terme – The modern Hotel Tuscany Inn is a welcoming hotel located just a stones throw from Montecatini Centro, with the highlights of Tuscany within easy reach.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short Sea ferry crossings
4 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation
5 nights dinner, bed and buffet breakfast  (choice of starter & main course, set menu on arrival day)
Welcome drink
Traditional Tuscan evening meal on one evening
Salad buffet with all evening meals
Return train ticket to Florence
3 hour guided tour of Florence
Admire the iconic landmarks in Florence
Guided tour of Pisa
See the famous Leaning Tower
Guided tour of Lucca
Marvel at well preserved Lucca
Full day escort to San Gimignano & Volterra
Visit to a traditional alabaster workshop
Headsets throughout the tour in Italy
Free time in resort

 
BEAUTIFUL SOUTH COAST ­
29th July 2024, 4 Nights From £422 Per Person ­

Nestled on the beautiful South Coast, the Langstone Quays Resort is a luxury 4 star waterfront hotel only a few miles from Portsmouth. Appreciate the maritime heritage of the area as well as the charming market town of Arundel and cathedral city of Chichester. ­

  SCENIC SWITZERLAND
3rd August 2024, 7 Nights From £1275 Per Person  

Staying in the charming resort of Leysin, enjoy wonderful authentic Swiss excursions including cheese, chocolate,  a paddle steamer cruise, a ride on a cable car and journey aboard the Belle Epoque Train with spectacular lake and mountain views.  

Hotel Central-Residence, Leysin – The modern exterior of the Hotel Central-Residence belies a traditional Swiss interior of wooden features and furnishings.  

Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed and breakfast 
Welcome glass of wine at the overnight accommodation (each way)
5 nights dinner, bed and buffet breakfast (3 course buffet with 3 choices per course)
Tea/coffee after dinner in Leysin
Porterage at mainstay hotel
Welcome aperitif
Guided our of Chaplin’s World
Scenic paddle steamer cruise to Montreux (2nd class)
Discover how Gruyère cheese is made
Tour and tasting at the Cailler-Nestlé chocolate factory
Glacier 3000 cable car ride
Journey aboard the Belle Epoque Train
Free time in resort at leisure

 
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June’s Top Trips ☀️


   
Discover our June Holiday Selection below! ☀️
These curated experiences and destinations are tailored for the Summer season!   ­ 30th May 2024, 4 Nights !!!! From £543 Per Person !!!! ­
A must-do tour that we love!!!  
Devon is bursting with unique food and drink experiences, and we’ll get to try a few on our new tour based in Plymouth. Indulge in a Devon Cream Tea on a scenic cruise, savor traditional fish and chips, tour a vineyard, and taste the finest at Plymouth Gin Distillery.

The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth – The grand 19th-century Duke of Cornwall Hotel is ideally located on the fringe of Plymouth’s vibrant city center, a short stroll away from Plymouth Hoe promenade.
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights bed & full English breakfast
Dinner on 3 nights in Plymouth
Scenic cruise on the River Exe with a Devon Cream Tea  Tour of Alder Vineyard
Enjoy a tour and tasting at Plymouth Gin Distillery
Visit to Paignton
Traditional fish & chips in Paignton
Scenic drive through Dartmoor National Park
Free time in resort


CHATSWORTH & SHUGBOROUGH
6th June 2024, 4 Nights From £459 Per Person ­
Discover two fantastic stately homes as we first enjoy a visit to breath-taking Chatsworth House, referred to as the ‘Palace of the Peaks’ as well as the Shugborough Estate, a spectacular Georgian estate and the charming towns of Bakewell and Stafford. ­
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation near Derby
Entrance to Chatsworth House & Gardens
Visit Bakewell, famous for its tart
Discover Shugborough Estate
Explore the market town of Stafford
Free time in resort

  EASTBOURNE ­
10th June 2024, 4 Nights – From £407 Per Person  
The elegant seaside resort of Eastbourne has five miles of unspoilt beaches and palm tree lined promenade with exquisite floral and garden displays.  
Afton Hotel – The welcoming Afton Hotel is situated opposite the pier and carpet gardens with the promenades and shopping centre a short, level walk away.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Entertainment on some evenings at selected hotels
Excursion to elegant Brighton
Visit the ancient town of Rye
Free time to explore Eastbourne at leisure   ­

  REGAL SCOTLAND ­
13th June 2024, 4 Nights From £677 Per Person ­
Explore some of Scotland’s great castles, lochs, gardens and ships on our tour staying near Loch Lomond. We’ll step aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh as well as visiting Inveraray Castle.  
Winnock Hotel, Drymen – The award-winning  Winnock Hotel is an 18th century Inn near Loch Lomond, perfectly placed for exploring the surrounding Trossachs countryside and many castle and city attractions within easy reach.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast 
Porterage
Tea / coffee with dinner
Live entertainment on two evenings
Visit capital Edinburgh
Explore the majestic Royal Yacht Britannia
Discover the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Entrance to Inveraray Castle
Tour and tasting at Glengoyne Distillery
Excursion to majestic Stirling Castle
Cruise on Loch Katrine with cream tea

  BLACKPOOL
17th June 2024, 4 Nights From £312 Per Person ­
NEW TOUR & HOTEL FOR 2024
Enjoy a great value winter break to Blackpool and Tiffany’s Hotel where there is never a dull moment with fantastic cabaret acts and entertainment every day of the year guaranteed to have you laughing and singing along. By day we’ll visit Fleetwood and Southport with plenty time to see the sights in Blackpool as well!  
Tiffany’s Hotel, Blackpool – Tiffany’s Hotel is renowned as one of the best hotels in Blackpool with entertainment every night and a fantastic location on the North Promenade with the main attractions close by and a tram stop outside the hotel.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Fantastic live cabaret entertainment every night
Porterage
Tea/coffee & treats on arrival at the hotel
Visit to the traditional town of Fleetwood on market day
Discover the Victorian resort of Southport
Free time to explore Blackpool at leisure ­


TORQUAY – NETHWAY  ­
17th June 2024, 4 Nights From £345 Per Person ­
Indulge in a serene getaway amidst the picturesque English Riviera in Torquay, where the Nethway Hotel awaits.This family-run gem boasts tranquil gardens and breathtaking sea views, providing the perfect backdrop for relaxation.  ­
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation in Torquay
Entertainment on 2 nights
Visit the traditional resort of Paignton
Explore the colourful fishing port of Brixham
Discover the attractive city of Exeter
Free time to explore Torquay at leisure

    SPAIN COSTA BRAVA ­
21st June 2024, 9 Nights £999 Per Person ­
Join us on this relaxing holiday to the charming resort of Calella, offering so much to the visitor with a bustling sea front promenade filled with colourful shops, bars and pavement cafés and a long golden beach. From here we’ll explore other towns on the Costa Brava as well as the city of Barcelona.  

Hotel Kaktus Playa, Calella – The Kaktus Playa is a modern 5 star hotel close to the beach within easy walking distance of the resort centre.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast 
Welcome cocktail at main stay hotel
Porterage
Wine and water with evening meals at mainstay hotel
Farewell appetiser (sangria & tapas) on last evening
Trip to the market town of Girona
Discover the medieval town of Besalú
Excursion to Barcelona
Trip to the resorts of Lloret and Tossa de Mar
Free time in resort ­

  TRALEE & RING OF KERRY ­
23rd June 2024, 6 Nights £779 Per Person ­
The Kingdom of Kerry is renowned for its natural beauty, combining a rugged coastline with wonderful landscapes, dramatic mountain scenery and miles of golden beaches. On this new tour staying in lively Tralee we’ll tour the dramatic Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula.  
Benners Hotel, Tralee – Benners Hotel is a family run hotel situated in Tralee town centre, backing onto the towns famous park ideal for a stroll.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Irish Sea ferry crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed and full Irish breakfast (could be grab and go breakfast or breakfast on board ferry on last night)
4 nights dinner, bed & full Irish breakfast 
Porterage
Guided tour of the Ring of Kerry
Visit Blarney, famous for its castle
Scenic trip to the Dingle Peninsula
Visit to Waterford Crystal
Free time at leisure in Tralee

­ LAKES & DALES
23rd June 2024, 4 Nights From £479 Per Person ­
The captivating Lake District and picturesque Yorkshire Dales boast outstanding natural beauty and form some of the most scenic parts of England. From our base in the quiet seaside retreat of Grange-over-Sands, we’ll enjoy a scenic drive through the Lake District and a jaunt through the Yorkshire Dales.  
Cumbria Grand Hotel – Built in 1880, the hotel is set in 20 acres of private gardens and woodlands, overlooking Morecambe Bay.   Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Excursion to the breath-taking Lake District
Scenic drive around the Yorkshire Dales
Trip to historic Lancaster

  ­ LIVERPOOL CITY BREAK
28th June 2024, 2 Nights From £247 Per Person ­
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the magnificent city of Liverpool, a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its stunning Waterfront and spectacular architecture. Why not explore the Albert Dock, or one of the two iconic Cathedrals? For football fans, a visit to either Anfield or Goodison Park is a must, and shopaholics will have so much choice!  
Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower Hotel, Liverpool – The hotel enjoys a fantastic location on the historic dock front, overlooking the River Mersey and the opposite the Liver Building.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
2 nights bed & full English breakfast 
Free time in Liverpool ­

TORQUAY – BELGRAVE SANDS
28th June 2024, 3 Nights From £343 Per Person  
Torquay, in the heart of the English Riviera, is a stylish resort with a real continental atmosphere. Its elegant Victorian terraces, white villas and seven hills provide the backdrop to many popular amenities such as the Riviera Centre, Princess Theatre and shopping malls.  
Belgrave Sands Hotel 4* – The four-star Belgrave Sands Hotel and Spa enjoys a central location next to the seafront and the Abbey Crescent complex with spectacular views out to sea.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel 
3 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Porterage
Entertainment on some evenings in summer
Discover the beautiful town of Dartmouth
Free time to explore Torquay at leisure  

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Summer Specials

­     Check out our Summer Specials below! ☀️
These amazing deals and prices aren’t in our brochure, so don’t miss out!  


HOME COUNTIES EXPLORER
1st July 2024, 4 Nights
From £379 Per Person
Enjoy a great midweek break visiting charming destinations in Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey on our new tour. Spend time in the unspoilt city of Winchester, bustling Windsor and vibrant Guildford and enjoy relaxing at your hotel in 121 acres of Grade II listed gardens.
Warbrook House Heritage Hotel is a Grade I listed hotel set in 121 acres of Grade II listed gardens complete with its very own Versailles style canal and Waterloo Bridge.
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation
Discover the historic city of Winchester
Explore the bustling market town of Windsor
Visit Guildford, the vibrant county town of Surrey ­

    NEWQUAY SUMMER SPECIAL ­
7th July 2024, 3 Nights – From £294 Per Person
28th July 2024, 3 Nights – From £304 Per Person
22nd September 2024, 3 Nights – From £289 Per Person ­
Enjoy a fantastic short break to Newquay, Cornwall’s premier holiday destination which boasts some of the finest coastline and beaches in the UK. Explore the old harbour, enjoy wonderful cliff top walks or simply enjoy one of the eleven magnificent sandy beaches.  
Kilbirnie Hotel, Newquay – The Kilbirnie Hotel enjoys breath-taking views over the Atlantic Ocean and is just a short stroll into town, to the coast path or the golden sands of Newquay’s famous beaches.   Highlights:
Executive coach travel
3 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast 
Free time to explore Newquay at leisure ­

    MANCHESTER, LIVERPOOL & CHESTER ­
8th July 2024, 4 Nights
From £349 Per Person ­
Enjoy a fantastic break to the North West of England with visits to not one but three great cities. We’ll visit the ancient city of Chester, dynamic Liverpool, a city steeped in history & culture and bustling Manchester.  
Best Western Everglades Park Hotel, Widnes – The Best Western Everglades Park Hotel is a contemporary hotel ideally situated for exploring the beautiful Cheshire countryside.  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation in Widnes 
Visit the ancient city of Chester
Explore the magnificent city of Liverpool
Discover vibrant Manchester ­

  STRATFORD & WARWICK
12th July 2024, 2 Nights
From £224 Per Person ­
Enjoy a great summer weekend break visiting two of the most charming towns in the heart of England, medieval Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon. We’ll also enjoy a scenic drive through the Cotswolds on our journey home.  
Mercure Walton Hall Hotel & Spa, Wellesbourne near Warwick – Located just a stones throw away from Stratford-upon-Avon, the 4 star Mercure Walton Hall Hotel & Spa is a 16th century Grade II listed building with a wealth of character situated in 65 acres of private grounds  
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
2 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast  
Discover medieval Warwick
Explore charming Stratford-upon-Avon
Scenic drive through the Cotswolds ­


HIGHCLERE CASTLE
8th July 2024, 1 Night
From £154 Per Person
Experience the architectural splendour and beautiful landscaped gardens of Highclere Castle, where the popular drama series Downton Abbey was filmed. Follow in the footsteps of the aristocratic Crawley family and the servants who work with them in Edwardian England.
The Ibis Reading Centre is a modern hotel ideally located in the heart of the town centre with many shops and restaurants nearby.
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
1 night dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation
Discover beautiful Highclere Castle
Explore historic Bath

­   HAMPTON COURT FLOWER SHOW – DAY TRIP
4th July 2024, Day Trip £69 Per Person ­
The worlds largest and most vibrant annual flower show welcomes you with an explosion of colour and fragrance. The idyllic setting in the parkland of King Henry VIII’s favourite palace is transformed as the spacious grounds showcase an exciting range of flowers, plants and gardening accessories. ­

  ROYAL WELSH SHOW – DAY TRIP
24th & 25th July 2024,
Day Trip£25 Per Person ­
Is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, and brings together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British agriculture with a unique and very special ‘Welsh’ flavour. ­

  ­ NEW TOUR – AUSTRIAN ALL INCLUSIVE
31st July 2024, 7 Nights
From £999 Per Person
Our new summer tour to Zell am Ziller offers great value with unlimited drinks, a packed lunch and coffee & cake daily with visits to Innsbruck, Rattenberg and Kitzbűhel as well as a scenic boat cruise on Lake Achen and tastings of local delicacies.
Hotel Kirchenwirt, Zell am Ziller – The welcoming Hotel Kirchenwirt is located in the centre of Zell am Ziller, a picturesque town in the Ziller Valley, with amenities close by.
Highlights:
Executive coach travel
Short sea ferry  crossings
2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast 
5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast  accommodation in Zell am Ziller
Packed lunch from the breakfast buffet daily
Unlimited drinks from 10am – 10pm  (non alcoholic drinks, draft beer, red & white wine)
Coffee & cake each afternoon in Zell am Ziller
Guided tour of Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol
Visit to the Swarovski Worlds Store in Innsbruck with small gift
Discover the medieval town of Rattenberg
Enjoy an apple strudel demonstration in Rattenberg
Scenic boat cruise on Lake Achen
Enjoy a traditional Kaiserchmarrn, a light traditional caramelized pancake
Scenic drive through the Wilder Kaiser mountains
Discover the famous alpine ski resort of Kitzbűhel
Visit to a Tyrolean organic farm with tasting of cheese & schnapps ­