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2020 COACH HOLIDAYS NOW ONLINE!

BY SKILLS HOLIDAYS - 2019 operator of the year!

Join a Skills Holiday in Britain from local joining points in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and South Yorkshire.

We hold Open Days and events throughout the year - we love meeting you and you can find out about all of our newest tours! If you would like to come along please join our email mailing list on the left hand side of this page!

4* City Break: Liverpool 2020

Liverpool is a vibrant city filled with culture, music and beautiful buildings. Most famous for the birth of the Beatles, two world famous football clubs and the beautiful Albert Docks. It has a thriving arts scene and an abundance of museums and galleries all waiting to be discovered.

2 DAYS

4* Liverpool City Break 2020

Liverpool is a vibrant city filled with culture, music and beautiful buildings. Most famous for the birth of the Beatles, two world famous football clubs and the beautiful Albert Docks. It has a thriving arts scene and an abundance of museums and galleries all waiting to be discovered.

3 DAYS

4* New Year in London 2019

Celebrate New Year in London alongside friends and loved‐ones and make it a night you’ll never forget with Skills Holidays! On this getaway there will even be enough time for some shopping and sightseeing!

3 DAYS

4-Star Sparkling Spa Break or Cardiff City Break 2020

Fancy a break from the stresses and strains in life? Our spa breaks make the perfect getaways for couples looking to unwind together, friends planning a relaxing weekend away or anyone who just wants to get away for a little rest and relaxation!

2 DAYS

A Party Night in Chester 2020

Roll up, Roll up, you’re once again invited to celebrate with friends, old and new, at the Skills Party Break! Hosted by the impressive Queen Hotel, in Chester and accompanied by members of the Skills Group, our Skills Party Break is a great way to get together with friends and loved ones for a good night and a fab weekend away in the heart of Chester!

2 DAYS

A party night in Liverpool

Get The Party Started with CoachStyle! Hosted by the world‐famous Adelphi hotel in Liverpool and accompanied by members of the Skills Group, our CoachStyle Party Break is a great way to get together with friends and loved ones for a good night and a fab weekend away in Liverpool!

 

Coach 1 Pick ups - Arnold, Chesterfield, Mansfield & Sheffield

Coach 2 pick ups - Arnold, Beeston, Bulwell, Long Eaton & Nottingham

Coach 3 pick ups - Derby, Leicester, Loughborough

Coach 4 pick ups - Alfreton, Bulwell, Derby, Nottingham 

Subject to change. 

2 Days

All Inclusive Llanberis: Llandudno & Portmeirion 2020

Enjoy our all-Inclusive break to beautiful North Wales! Staying at the foot of Mount Snowdon our exciting trip combines award-winning beaches with fascinating history as we include admission to the captivating village of Portmeirion and enjoy visits to The Great Orme, Betws-y-Coed, Llanrwst and Chester.

5 Days

Auld Lang Syne in the Lakes 2019

Ring out the old and welcome in the New Year in the magical setting of the Lake District. Treat yourself to a relaxing break surrounded by majestic rolling countryside and glistening lakes that have been stirring the imaginations of visitors for centuries.

4 Days

Bath & Cheltenham Christmas Markets ft Oxford 2019

Those looking for a truly fantastic festive shopping experience need look no further than the beautiful, award‐winning Bath Christmas market. On this short break we also include a two‐night stay and the opportunity to enjoy charming Oxford for free time.

3 Days

BATH, STONEHENGE & SALISBURY 2020

Experience some of the finest history in Britain on our expedition to Bath, Stonehenge and Salisbury. Visit, Stonehenge, one of the great unexplained wonders of the world and spend time exploring the beautiful cities of Bath and Salisbury and all they have to offer.

3 DAYS

BBC COUNTRYFILE LIVE AT BLENHEIM PALACE 2020

BBC’s Countryfile is Britain’s most watched factual television show and now you can see it brought to life in a major live event as it returns to the stunning grounds of Blenheim Palace. This exciting event will combine the tradition of the UK’s best country fairs with the editorial and presentation of one of the BBC’s flagship programmes.

2 DAYS

Beamish & Durham at Christmas 2019

Step back in time alongside the Ghost of Christmas Past and prepare to be enchanted by the traditional Christmas celebrations taking place at Beamish, this Open Air Museum is one of the best in the world and vividly brings to life the regions industrial heritage and the town’s classic festive celebrations.

3 Days

Bristol Harbour Festival 2020

Bristol’s seafaring history is at the heart of the annual Harbour Festival, which brings together 250,000 people, to celebrate the city’s rich maritime and shipbuilding past. As well as visiting Brunel’s ‘SS Great Britain’ and the Slave Museum, the festival attracts Tall Ships, music stages, food markets, water display teams and circus acts.

 

3 DAYS

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta 2020

Let’s fly, fly away to Bristol’s International Balloon Fiesta, the largest annual meeting of Hot Air Balloons in Europe! Attracting over 130 Hot Air Balloons from across the world, this spectacular event features over 100 balloons taking off alongside boutique stands, fairgrounds rides and lots of traditional entertainment for the whole family.

3 DAYS

British Isles Discovery - Cruise & Maritime 2020

This cruise around our fabulous, history-packed islands is a voyage of fascinating, overlooked wonders. Peaceful hills and valleys descending to the sea, river estuaries teeming with wildlife, bustling fishing harbours and quaint old towns a ll combine to showcase our great island heritage. Discover some of our more remote offshore islands, highlights of Ireland , and a taste of France on this cruise holiday to remember.

12 Days

British Isles Discovery - Cruise & Maritime 2020

On this fascinating cruise Magellan visits stunning Scottish Islands and Highlands, and highlights of the Emerald Isle. Discover picturesque harbours, historic castles and a picturesque corner of France completes this wonderful cruise.

14 Days

Channel Island Explorer 2020

Just off the French Coast lie the British dependency Channel Islands, consisting of Jersey, Guernsey, Sark and Herm, where British and French influences make the islands a unique place.

7 DAYS

Cheltenham, Gloucester Quays & Oxford Christmas Market Ft Worcester 2019

Eat, drink and be merry on this break to charming Cheltenham, Gloucester Quays and Oxford Christmas Markets. Adorned in Christmas attire, this weekend is the perfect setting to indulge in a little Christmas shopping.

3 Days

Chester Christmas Markets & Liverpool 2019

Day 1 – This morning we travel to Chester, shoppers are in for a magical time at the Chester Christmas market with over 70 traditional wooden chalets wrapped around a sparkling Christmas tree in the heart of the city! Grab yourself a delicious, hot mulled wine and wander amongst the twinkling, decorated stalls before we continue to our hotel.

Day 2 – After breakfast we visit Liverpool for free time. With the largest collection of museums and galleries anywhere outside of London, Liverpool’s culture and heritage are at the very heart of the city – and there’s something for everyone to enjoy! And of course, no visit here is complete without visiting the award‐winning Albert Docks, one of the UK’s finest heritage attractions.

2 Days

Christmas in Harrogate & The Yorkshire Dales 2019

Step into Christmas as we visit Harrogate. Relax on this festive getaway, which includes a full Christmas package at our beautiful hotel in Harrogate, a gala dinner and a party night, plus visits to enchanting York, Richmond, Ripon and Knaresborough.

5 DAYS

Christmas in Llandudno: Ffestiniog Railway & Caernarfon

Join us for a jovial Christmas in Llandudno. This festive stay includes a full-board Christmas package at the Baytree Hotel (in Llandudno), a gift for each guest from a very special guest, an enchanting journey on the Ffestiniog railway and visits to Amerton Farm & Craft centre with a light lunch, the Isle of Anglesey, Caernarfon and Chester.

5 DAYS

CHRISTMAS IN PITLOCHRY 2019

Join us on this stunning Christmas Break in the heart of Pitlochry, as we explore some of Scotland’s most beautiful destinations including; Blair Atholl, The Pass of Killiecrankie, Loch Tummel and the famous Queen’s View. With an unbeatable Christmas package at the hotel, a festive cream tea and excursions to Dundee and Perth, your Christmas will be filled with cherished memories.

5 DAYS

Christmas in Suffolk 2019

“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” on this getaway to Suffolk! Whether you want to relax in the company of friends or explore some of Britain’s most beautiful landscapes this break has all the trimmings! With an excellent Christmas package at the renowned Mill Hotel in Sudbury, a home away from home, and visits to Cambridge, Colchester and Bury St. Edmunds.

5 Days

Christmas Party Night in Leeds Featuring York Christmas Market 2019

Get ready to “Shake, Rattle and Roll” with friends, family or even colleagues on this fantastic Christmas party night in Leeds! You’re sure to be left in the Christmas Spirit thanks to this unbeatable party package plus an excursion to York’s Christmas Market.

2 Days

Christmas Twilight at Kew Gardens 2019

Enjoy nothing but magical moments this Christmas with friends and loved ones on this unique after‐ dark experience at the world‐renowned Kew Gardens. Prepare to be bewitched by winding, sparkling paths, dancing illuminated fountains, tunnels of lights along with your favourite vintage rides and traditional festive fares on this breath‐taking evening.

2 Days

CLASSIC CAMBRIDGE: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD

Experience classic Cambridge on our memorable tour, with a captivating visit to the iconic Imperial War Museum and rediscover the beauty and history of Cambridge whilst sailing along the picturesque River Cam.

2 DAYS

DISCOVERING WARTIME KENT 2020

Step back in time and discover war time secrets and explore historic locations - There is a lot waiting to be uncovered!

3 Days

EASTER BLUEBELLS AT KEW GARDENS 2020

Witness the beauty of spring with this enchanting visit to Kew Gardens, home to one of the finest bluebell woods in the country! With a photo opportunity at every turn, we also visit Windsor, Camden Lock and St Albans.

4 DAYS

EASTER IN EASTBOURNE 2020

The long Easter weekend is the best time of year to enjoy a relaxing break! We are returning to the Cumberland Hotel, perfectly positioned on Eastbourne’s seafront, close to the Victorian pier, Martello Tower and award-winning gardens, just as they spring into bloom!

4 DAYS

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2019

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is one of the world’s great New Year Celebrations! Recently appearing in the ‘Discovery Channel – Top 25 World Travel Experiences’, this year as the bells strike midnight, join hands with friends from across the globe in the world’s biggest rendition of Auld Lang Syne!

4 Days

Elegant Sidmouth Featuring South Devon & Dorset Delights 2020

Join us for a charming getaway to Sidmouth one of the most elegant resorts in south Devon. With unspoilt coast and countryside all around, we enjoy interesting visits the Isle of Portland – home to the iconic red and white stripped Portland Bill Lighthouse, West Bay, Bridport, Exeter, Tiverton and Weymouth.

5 Days

Enchanting Eastbourne 2020

Enjoy the fresh sea air and a traditional seaside atmosphere on our sunny Sussex getaway. Eastbourne, famous for its flower gardens, pebble beaches and iconic chalk sea cliffs, is filled with great things to see and do. On our break you can admire the sights of the seafront with a drive up to Beachy Head – the UK’s highest chalk sea cliff and enjoy visits to Brighton, Battle and Hastings.

5 DAYS

Exploring the Cotswolds ft. Antique Hunting Experience 2020

Our Cotswolds tour will bring the ‘Antiques Roadshow’ to you! If you have an eye for antiques or just fancy having a go then this is the perfect break for you. On this quirky trip we have arranged an antiques day with money to spend and complimentary tea and coffee followed by an evaluation of your purchases in the comfort of your hotel. We also have excursions to Stow-on-the-Wolds, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chedworth, Circencester and Worcester.

5 DAYS

Faroes & Northern Isles - Cruise & Maritime 2020

Taking you north to the remote and beautiful Faroese Archipelago and Scottish Islands, this cruise promises to be the perfect get away. You’ll be amazed by the wealth of breathtaking scenery, bountiful wildlife and dramatic nature. Each time you step ashore you will discover fascinating traditions and cultures, and learn of the mysteries surrounding ancient sites.

7 Days

Grand British Isles Discovery - Cruise & Maritime 2020

Here is a fantastic opportunity to really appreciate our wonderful island heritage visiting many of our most interesting, but remote offshore islands, together with the beautiful Emerald Isle. Sample ancient cultures, stunning scenery, beautifu l gardens and charming towns with Honfleur introducing some delightful French flair.

12 Days

Grassington Dickensian Christmas Festival Featuring Skipton 2019

Travel back in time this Christmas to the annual Grassington Dickensian Festival, where visitors are treated to a glorious array of sights, tastes and smells from the bygone era. The village is adorned in Christmas lights and the streets come alive with traditional markets, shopkeepers and villagers dressed in traditional Victorian costumes.

2 Days

GUERNSEY BY AIR 2020

A short journey from home will transport you to a mystical island, that feels like you could be a million miles away – Guernsey! One of the largest of the Channel Islands and flourishing with natural beauty, Guernsey provides a peaceful environment for relaxing and an idyllic Continental atmosphere. On this break, you can relax in the comfort that everything is already taken care of with door‐to‐door pick‐ups, return flights from East Midlands Airport, return transfers and an island tour.

6 DAYS

Halloween Ghost Walk with Simon Entwistle 2020

When it comes to ghostly goings on, Lancashire has a great number of frightening fables. This Halloween, we’ll be joined once again by Simon Entwistle – Lancashire’s much-loved story teller – for a fun and fascinating visit to the infamous Samlesbury Hall, one of the most haunted locations in Britain, Barrowford Visitor Centre and Witch Museum.

2 DAYS

Hampton Court Flower Show Featuring Waterperry Gardens 2020

 

Enjoy gorgeous garden designs, fabulous florals and fantastic shopping opportunities on our ‘bloomin’ brilliant’ break! New for 2020, discover Waterperry Gardens, which date back to 1932 before exploring the world’s largest annual flower show held in the grounds of the historic Hampton Court Palace.

 

2 DAYS

HARROGATE FLOWER SHOW 2020

The perfect short break for garden lovers, The Harrogate Flower Show is regarded as one of the UK’s premier gardening events! It welcomes over 100 of the UK’s top plant nurseries and landscapers and features beautiful show gardens and competitions – fun for everyone!

2 DAYS

Imperial War Museum & Bletchley Park: Secrets of War 2020

Enjoy a thought‐provoking weekend of history and secrets from the code breaking at Bletchley Park, which helped shorten World War II, to an intriguing insight into World War I & World War II at the Imperial War Museum in London.

2 Days

Isle of Man 2020

The Isle of Man is a rugged, sea-bound kingdom that lies between Britain and Ireland. Discover with us, the rich and medieval history, folk law legends and dark tales of smugglers, on our fabulous island adventure.

5 DAYS

ISLE OF WIGHT 2020

From truly stunning coastlines to unique experiences, the Isle of Wight is the perfect summer holiday destination surrounded by miles of golden beaches and crystal waters. Enjoy a slice of great British history at Queen Victoria’s Osborne House, and visit Ventnor, Godshill, Ryde, Needles, Alumn Bay, Yarmouth and Cowes.

7 DAYS

Isle of Wight Delights: Mottistone Manor Garden & Needles 2020

We are delighted to return to the Trouville Hotel in Sandown, home to miles of sandy beaches. Our holiday includes excursions to the famous Needles, one of the most photographed areas on the Isle of Wight, and the Mottistone Manor Garden.

7 Days

ISLES OF SCILLY 2020

Welcome to the Isles of Scilly. These outstandingly beautiful, uncrowded and unspoilt islands are an idyllic place unlike anywhere else in Great Britain! With miles of untouched golden beaches, timeless destinations, ancient history and surrounded by crystal blue waters, once you step foot on St Mary’s, you’ll never want to leave.

7 DAYS

JERSEY BY AIR 2020

Lying between the shores of England and France, Jersey is a little taste of the continent with the familiarity of home! Voted #1 in the Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award for the UK’s top island, Jersey offers stunning scenery, spectacular beaches, emerald green valleys, medieval fortresses and a wonderful array of attractions.

7 DAYS

JERSEY BY AIR 2020

Lying between the shores of England and France, Jersey is a little taste of the continent with the familiarity of home! Voted 1 in the Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award for the UK’s top island, Jersey offers stunning scenery, spectacular beaches, emerald green valleys, medieval fortresses and a wonderful array of attractions.

6 DAYS

JERSEY BY AIR 2020

Lying between the shores of England and France, Jersey is a little taste of the continent with the familiarity of home! Voted #1 in the Trip Advisor TravelLers Choice Award for the UK’s top island, Jersey offers stunning scenery, spectacular beaches, emerald green valleys, medieval fortresses and a wonderful array of attractions.

5 DAYS

Kent: Canterbury & Herne Bay Featuring ‘Call The Midwife’ Tour 2020

Kent, the Garden of England is one of the best UK destinations for a holiday. Whether you’re looking for beautiful beaches, stunning architecture or delicious food and drink – Kent has it all! On our break we also go behind the scenes of the hugely popular TV series ‘Call the Midwife’ for a unique guided tour around Chatham Docks.

5 DAYS

KYNREN: AN EPIC TALE OF ENGLAND 2020

Kynren, an epic tale of England is a must-see spectacular open-air theatre show! As the sun sets, the action-packed show begins following 2000 years of English history, myth and legend, set against the magnificent backdrop of Auckland Castle.

3 DAYS

Ladies Day at Royal Ascot 2 Days 2020

Style, sophistication and grace together with the glamorous backdrop of Royal Ascot, provide the high point of the social calendar, Ladies Day! Dress up and be a part of the traditional pageantry on our great-value break, for what promises to be a fantastic weekend for ladies and gentlemen alike.

 

2 DAYS

Ladies Day at Royal Ascot 3 Days 2020

Style, sophistication and grace together with the glamorous backdrop of Royal Ascot, provide the high point of the social calendar, Ladies Day! Dress up and be a part of the traditional pageantry on our great-value break, for what promises to be a fantastic weekend for ladies and gentlemen alike.

3 DAYS

LAVER:Christmas at the Rosemundy House Hotel Featuring Padstow Christmas Festiva

Christmas is here and we invite you to join us for the festivities at the Rosemundy House Hotel! This gorgeous Georgian hotel is a long‐standing Laver favourite and on this joyful escape we enjoy a guided tour and tasting at Healy’s Cider Farm and Truro Cathedral and an enchanting evening excursion to Padstow Christmas Festival.

5 Days

Llandudno's Victorian Extravaganza 2020

Each year the beautiful seaside town of Llandudno plays host to a fantastic festival of all things 19th century at the much-loved Victorian Extravaganza! Marvel at the Victorian costumed characters as they wander through the Victorian street fair, enjoy old time fair rides and steam engines, then witness the biggest highlight, the daily street parades that take place at midday.

2 DAYS

London 4* City Break 2020

Arguably the world’s greatest and most important city, London has everything! Choose to visit thriving markets, fashionable shops, the latest west end shows or some of the best museums in the world – the problem is known what to miss out!

3 Days

London Christmas Shopper Featuring Twilight at Kew Gardens 2019

From illuminated department stores to charming Christmas markets, you can tick all the items off your Christmas list during a spot of shopping on this festive break to London! Also enjoy a unique after-dark experience at the world-renowned Kew Gardens.

3 Days

London Post Christmas Shopper Featuring Camden Lock 2019

Shop until you drop on this bargain break to central London and Camden Lock Market. This is the perfect break to stock up on some bargains or treat yourself to that new year, new you outfit!

2 Days

Malvern Autumn Show 2020

The RHS Malvern Autumn Show is the perfect place to round off the gardening year. Bringing together everything we love about nature, our great value break is for food, gardening and nature lovers alike. The event showcases a range of cookery demonstrations, gardening talks, vegetable displays, vintage tractor displays, crafts and more. A true showcase of Autumn gardening at its best!

2 DAYS

Michael Ball & Alfie Boe 2020

The world’s ultimate musical duo, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are teaming up for their brand-new 2020 ‘Back Together’ tour! The exciting announcement follows the phenomenal success of the duo’s debut album ‘Together’, which became the UK’s best-selling album of 2016 and the follow up album ‘Together Again’.

2 DAYS

NEW 4* Romantic England: Worcester & Stratford-upon-Avon Ft Great Malvern 2020

Step back in time and discover the Heart of England on our charming getaway to the Cathedral city of Worcester, historic Stratford-upon-Avon and picturesque Bourton-on-the-Water.

3 Days

NEW A Right Royal & Aristocrat Adventure 2020

The history of the United Kingdom is one of the richest in the world and now you can join us as we explore the people that have made our history from Sir Winston Churchill to Lady Diana and even Her Royal Highness Queen Victoria. Discover the places where they lived and played out the spectacle that was their lives on our aristocratic adventure.

5 Days

NEW All Inclusive Stay at the Lake District 2020

Enjoy an All-Inclusive stay in The Lake District! During this getaway experience the splendour and tranquillity of England’s largest National Park with visits to Keswick, Ambleside, Kendal and the ancient village of Cartmel, home of the Sticky Toffee Pudding and Lancaster.

5 DAYS

NEW Autumn Colours in Cumbria Featuring Dumfries 2020

Experience the splendour and beauty of autumn in Cumbria on our enchanting getaway. Enjoy visits to Caerlaverock Castle, Skipton, Lancaster, Dumfries and Carlisle as well as a visit to the Lake Distillery with a tour and tasting included!

5 DAYS

NEW Classic & Vintage Transport Rally 2020

All aboard for the Classic & Vintage Transport Rally in Oswestry! Held in one of the country’s most unusual locations, this event plays host to over 500 vehicles from vintage cars, motorbikes, tractors, lorries to steam engines. As well as live music and exciting activities throughout the day, there is also the famous midday cavalcade where all the exhibiting vehicles do a lap of honour of the entire site. 

 

2 DAYS

NEW Easter on The Isle of Man 2020

This Easter discover the island kingdom of the Isle of Man. Discover the beautiful scenery hidden in lush valleys and beneath rugged coastlines, and learn all about its own captivating history! UNESCO has designated the Isle of Man a biosphere reserve (one of only five in the UK), marking it out as one of the most beautiful spots in Britain to enjoy nature – so if you want a little slice of silence and tranquility, then this is the destination for you.

5 DAYS

NEW Exploring Devon & Cornwall 2020

Famous for its swaying palm trees and golden coastlines, Devon brings a touch of the Mediterranean to Britain! On this springtime getaway you will experience the best of Devon and Cornwall from sweeping bays and beautiful coastlines of Torquay and Looe, to picturesque ports and ancient the market towns of Cockington and Liskeard.

5 Days

NEW Jacobite Steam & Cruise 2020

‘All Aboard’ the Jacobite Steam Railway the ‘Greatest Railway Journey in the World’! Bring your cameras along as we travel past Britain’s highest mountain and along the deepest freshwater loch before taking a voyage along the mysterious Loch Ness. We also include visits to visit Mallaig, Fort William, Inverness and Oban.

5 Days

NEW Pembrokeshire and its Marvellous Coastlines Featuring the Gwili Railway 2020

Discover a beautiful corner of the UK on our fantastic break to Pembrokeshire. Explore spectacular coastlines, gorgeous gardens, castles and picturesque towns with a guided tour of Picton Castle and Gardens, and a journey on the romantic Gwili Railway.

5 DAYS

NEW Thames Tales 2020

The beautiful Thames Valley countryside, the ‘Dreaming Spires’ of Oxford and western suburbs of London provide the backdrop for our exciting river cruising adventure.

4 DAYS

NEW West Country Cruise & Steam 2020

Discover the captivating West Country on our tour which features a horse-drawn canal cruise, a cruise along the River Axe and a journey on the West Somerset Railway.

5 Days

New Year Celebrations at the Cavern Club, Liverpool

BEATLESMANIA: We’ll give you something to “Twist and Shout” about this New Year as we celebrate at the ‘most famous club in the world!’ – the Cavern Club, with some of its most finest musicians, friends and loved‐ones! On this “Magical Mystery Tour” we’ve also arranged admission into The Beatles Story as well as a sensational Beatles tour!

3 DAYS

New Year in Suffolk 2019

Ring out the old and welcome in the New Year in peaceful Sudbury. We’ll be returning to The Mill Hotel – this outstanding building is a converted watermill surrounded by some of England’s most picturesque landscapes – most of which inspired the romantic artist John Constable. So, whether you wish to relax in the company of friends or simply getaway this break is the perfect place to celebrate Auld Lang Syne and welcome in the new!

4 Days

NEW Yorkshire Explorer: Leeds & York

Explore historic Yorkshire on our great-value short break, enjoy excursions to the Medieval city of York, the elegant spa town of Harrogate and exciting Leeds!

3 Days

NEW: Christmas with Katherine Jenkins at the Royal Albert Hall 2019

Katherine Jenkins is a multi-award winning, Welsh mezzo soprano who has achieved meteoric success as a classical crossover recording artist.

She's joined the family of presenters on Songs of Praise in July 2017 but she has performed as a singer on the programme many times before.

 

Other programmes Katherine has featured on include Strictly Come Dancing, The Apprentice, The Graham Norton Show and The X Factor.

2 Days

Northumberland Coast: Holy Isle, Durham & Bamburgh Castle 2020

Sweeping landscapes and areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty form the background for our tour to the Northumberland region, which boasts lovely countryside and miles of heritage coastlines. We have included excursions to the iconic Bamburgh Castle, Seaton Delaval Hall and Harrogate, as well as visits to Durham and York to ensure you see the best of the Northumberland Coast.

5 Days

NORTHUMBRIA EXPLORER FT FARNE ISLANDS 2020

Northumbria is a magical kingdom, home to magnificent castles, historic towns and sweeping landscapes. On our incredible exploration through this ancient landscape, we enjoy a fascinating cruise around the Farne Islands, Sir David Attenborough’s favourite place in the UK to see nature at its best.

5 DAYS

Oban: The Isle of Mull & Ancient Iona 2020

Get ready for an enchanting adventure, as we take you on a picturesque Scottish Highland journey. Based in the town of Oban, we will ride the cable car up Aonach Mor and experience breath taking views. Travel to the rugged Island of Mull and visit Inveraray. 

 

 

6 Days

Orkney & The Castle of Mey 2020

Discover panoramic Scottish views, captivating landscapes, bountiful wildlife and over 5000 years of history on our adventure to Orkney and the Castle of Mey! Our spell-binding break will include a guided tour of the Orkney Isles, and visits to Skara Brae, Standing Stones of Stenness and Ring of Brodgar.

6 DAYS

Our Choice 2020

Leave the choice of destination to us and grab youself a bargain!

We will give you our same great service, and include a well appointed hotel on half board, but we will decide which tour you will be going on, and contact you with the information shortly before departure.

  

5 DAYS

Oxford ft.Inspector Morse & Midsomer Murders Cruise 2020

Lights, Camera, Action! Go behind the scenes of some of the nation’s favourite television series as we reveal the fascinating filming locations used for Inspector Morse, Midsomer Murders and Endeavour. Discover the beautiful university city of Oxford and sail along the River Thames as we visit some of the charming locations that have played a key role in these British television favourites.

2 DAYS

Paignton & the English Riviera 2020

Famous for its swaying palm trees, flat sandy beach, lovely town centre and iconic pier Paignton brings a touch of the Mediterranean to the Devon coastline! On our getaway we also take you to the idyllic destinations of Torquay, Exmouth and Sidmouth.

 

5 DAYS

Portsmouth Historic Dockyards Festival of Christmas 2019

What better way to get ready for Christmas than to soak up the magical atmosphere at Portsmouth’s Festival of Christmas? On this short break we also visit the twinkling towns of Winchester and Bournemouth.

3 Days

Railways & Waterways of Lancashire 2020

Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic splendour of Lancashire! Included in your break will be a journey on the iconic East Lancashire Steam Railway with a cream tea as well as a cruise along the Lancaster canal on the award-winning Widebeam Canal Boat Kingfisher.

2 DAYS

RAILWAYS & WATERWAYS OF YORKSHIRE - 2020

Sail on the river and travel on the tracks as you enjoy jaw dropping views on some of Britain’s most spectacular journeys. Experience the Worth Valley Railway and unwind and relax on a canal cruise in Skipton before tucking into a delicious cream tea.

2 DAYS

RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW & KEW GARDENS 2020

World-renowned, glamorous and quintessentially British – The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is truly an unforgettable horticultural experience. It features the very best that the gardening world has to offer, including spectacular displays, cutting-edge show gardens and plants from every corner of the globe! Plus, we also visit Kew Gardens, London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage Site.

3 DAYS

RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2020

World-renowned, glamorous and quintessentially British – The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is truly an unforgettable horticultural experience. Featuring the very best that the gardening world has to offer, enjoy spectacular displays, cutting-edge show gardens, fabulous shopping opportunities and plants from every corner of the globe!

2 DAYS

Rose Gardens & Tulips at Waddeson Manor

The elegant Waddesdon Manor is home to one of the finest Victorian horticulture in Britain, described as an “earthly paradise, somewhere to pause and enjoy.” Experience their immense beauty and calm as you discover the formal gardens, exotic birds and an impressive collection of 18th century sculptures.

2 Days

Scottish Wildlife Experience 2020

Wild and wonderful, Scotland has a rich and diverse variety of wild creatures and is home to around 90,000 different species. So, whether you want to see a graceful soaring red kite in its natural habitat or sail alongside playful dolphins, on our holiday you can get up close and personal with some of Scotland’s wildest residents.

 

6 DAYS

SEASONAL SOUTHAMPTON & SALISBURY CHRISTMAS MARKET 2019

These quintessentially British towns are a sparkling treasure trove of traditional timbered buildings, meandering cobbled streets and gothic Cathedral’s that light up during the festive season as the streets come to life with seasonal cheer

3 Days

Settle to Carlisle Railway 2020

The Settle to Carlisle Railway crosses the Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines for one of the most scenic rides in Britain. This year join us for an extraordinary journey over the viaducts and through tunnels viewing the most stunning landscapes in the north of England on our spectacular railway journey.

2 DAYS

Settle to Carlisle: Easter Special 2020

The Settle to Carlisle Railway is one of the UK’s most scenic and impressive railways. This year join us for an extraordinary journey over the viaducts and through the tunnels of some of the most stunning landscapes in the North of England.

3 DAYS

SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY & SHREWSBURY 2020

Prepare for this truly enchanting journey back in time as we step on-board a vintage steam-hauled train for a classic trip of a lifetime on the spectacular Severn Valley Railway.

2 DAYS

Skills Party Break in Harrogate 2020

Get ready to dance “All Night Long” with the Skills Party Break in Harrogate. With fabulous live entertainment and amazing food, whether you’ve got a special occasion coming up, an early Valentine’s treat or just want a break away from it all – this is a great excuse to bring all of your friends and loved ones together for a great night and a fabulous couple of days away in Harrogate!

2 Days

SPARKLING SPA BREAK/ Leeds & York City Break

Fancy a break from the stresses and strains in life? Our spa breaks make the perfect getaways for couples looking to unwind together, or friends planning to have a relaxing weekend away!

2 DAYS

Spring in Bloom FT Evesham Blossom Trail 2020

Savour Spring in Bloom – from the tranquil banks of the River Avon to the peaceful Cotswolds. Evesham Vale offers some of the prettiest countryside in Britain. On our break you can experience the stunning Blossom Trail as the Vale erupts in a wonderous haze of colours from the delicate whites of the pear and plum to the radiant shades of pink from the cherry and apple blossoms.

5 DAYS

Stepping Back in Time:Salute to the 40's Vintage Festival ft Bletchley 2020

Keep Calm and Carry on at Salute to the 40’s at Chatham’s Historic Dockyard, is one of “Britain’s Best Vintage Festivals.” Paying homage to the heyday of the big band, the festival showcases the best that this era has to offer from vintage stalls, to nostalgic sing‐a‐longs and 40’s entertainment with vintage car parades and much more. The Historic Dockyard will be transformed into a tribute to all things 40s!

3 DAYS

The Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo 2020

THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH – Set against the iconic Edinburgh Castle, experience an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance as over 900 cast members join for a unique, atmospheric show unlike any other – The Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo. 

3 Days

The Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo 2020

THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH – Set against the iconic Edinburgh Castle, experience an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance as over 900 cast members join for a unique, atmospheric show unlike any other – The Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo. 

3 Days

The Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo 2020

THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH – Set against the iconic Edinburgh Castle, experience an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance as over 900 cast members join for a unique, atmospheric show unlike any other – The Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo. 

4 Days

Thursford Christmas Spectacular 2019

Lights, camera, action! Join Skills for another festive extravaganza at the largest Christmas show in the country! The Thursford Christmas Spectacular promises an evening of mesmerising sparkle and festive delight on this unique performance that delivers non-stop singing, dancing, comedy and music. 

3 Days

 
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