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Cool ocean breezes, sandy beaches and swaying palm trees gives Torquay and South Devon a Mediterranean feel. More than just a beach spot Torquay has a pretty harbour, elegant Victorian villas and connections to Agatha Christie – the world’s best-selling author.
Selected departues now pick up from Clifton Tram Stop, Nottingham
If you want to experience award-winning beaches and stunning scenery at any time of the year, then the English Riviera is the perfect place to visit. Staying in Torquay we visit Totnes, Teignmouth, Exmouth and Paignton. We have also included a journey on the Dartmouth Steam Railway and an unmissed excursion to Greenway House and Gardens, Agatha Christie’s beloved holiday home.
Voted one of the 10 best European beach destinations by Trip Advisor, St Ives is a subtropical oasis where the beaches are extra golden and the wildlife is lush. On this popular break we include visits to Falmouth, Penzance, Marazion, Padstow and Newquay so you can experience and fall in love with the charms of Cornwall.
Selected departures now pick up from Clifton Tram Stop, Nottingham
Autumn is a beautiful time for discovering the Lake District, experience the splendour and beauty of England’s largest National Park. On this break we include a must-do journey on the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway as well as trips to Skipton, Lake Windermere, Bowness, Muncaster Castle and the World of Beatrix Potter.
Travel with us in Club Class style as we return once again on this popular break filled with included excursions to Electric Mountain and a ‘Ferry across the Mersey’ for a lunchtime break at the Albert Dock. You’re sure to have a wonderful time on this Singles break, with plenty of opportunity to make friends or enjoy some ‘me time’.
In 2019 the Skills Group will be celebrating its 100th anniversary, with preparations already underway and lots of events planned throughout the year - We invite you to join us on this weekend for the official launch for our centenary Holiday brochure!
Along with free time in Durham and Newcastle, evening entertainment, drinks reception and a 3 course dinner will be provided. We look forward to welcoming you on board
Returning to the UK after a decade the famous Terracotta Warriors are an army of intricately-carved sculptures of the soldiers of China’s first Emperor – Qin Shi Huang. This unmissable exhibition at the Liverpool World Museum will showcase some fascinating ancient Chinese artefacts never before seen in the UK alongside the unique Terracotta Warriors. This promises to be a once in a lifetime experience that you won’t want to miss!
Embark on some of Britain’s best-loved and most stunning heritage railways on this fantastic new break! Enjoy unforgettable journeys the Severn Valley Railway, Gloucester Warwickshire Railway & Dean Forest Railway as well as visits to Stratford-Upon-Avon, Shrewsbury, Gloucester, Hereford & Worcester.
Cornwall is home to many highlights but on this trip, we take you to some of our favourites. From the laid back seaside resort of Newquay through to the must-see popular tourist attraction of Land’s End, you’ll leave with fond memories after a trip filled with variety! Additional highlights include free time in St Ives and an excursion to National Trust’s Lanhydrock, where you can also enjoy a delicious cream tea.
When it comes to ghostly goings on, it seems that Lancashire has a great number of frightening fables, and this October we want to take you on a guided tour of some of the spookiest. Joined by our award-winning historian and guide: Simon Entwistle, we visit Pendle Hill and the Witch Museum, Townley Hall and enjoy a night-time guided walking tour of Whalley village.