Coach Holidays featuring visits to a museum
Discover the Yorkshire-Lancashire border with a relaxing cruise on a traditional canal barge and a wonderful train journey. Staying in a fine hotel on the edge of the Pennines, this holiday features three journeys through the hills and moors of North Yorkshire and Cumbria. Sit back, relax and watch the dramatic landscape unfold.
Scarborough enjoys an unrivalled position as one of Britain’s premier coastal resorts yet also lies tantalisingly close to North Yorkshire’s rugged National Park. Ideally located around two sandy bays, Scarborough has in recent years been elegantly restored to its Victorian splendour and is the perfect resort for young and old alike.
Step back in time to soak up the remarkable history and heritage of the Severn Valley. We stay at the 4-star Stourport Manor Hotel, set in 23 acres of grounds and once home of Prime Minister Sir Stanley Baldwin. We relive times gone by with a nostalgic steam-hauled train journey on one of the most famous heritage railways in the UK and not just one, but two river cruises as well as visiting Elgar’s Birthplace Museum.
Step back in time as we visit the remarkable Historic Dockyard Chatham, the location for the popular TV series ‘Call The Midwife’, and enjoy afternoon tea and a guided tour. This short break stays at the nearby 4-star Bridgewood Manor Hotel and includes a guided tour of Rochester.
Every year more visitors discover these surprising islands at the top of Britain and are enchanted by their rugged beauty of the landscape. Whether arriving for the first time or returning you can be sure of a great welcome. Shetland - where Scotland meets Scandinavia and the North Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean, where the Shetland ponies come from and the sweaters, not to mention the Vikings.
Join us on this summer short break as we include a tour and Sunday Lunch in Evesham before making our way to the delightful Abbey Hotel in Malvern. We also include a visit to Croome, a splendid mid-18th century Neo-Palladian mansion surrounded by extensive landscaped parkland, now in the care of the National Trust, where you can expect the unexpected.
This new tour is based in the historic town of Tiverton where the lovely River Exe flows through the town. We include a ride on the West Somerset Railway, a visit to the intimate and intriguing Arlington Court, a cruise through the Devonshire countryside by horse drawn barge, as well as stunning scenery and picturesque towns and villages.
A terrific weekend break as we enjoy the sights and landmarks of historic Durham city, with its ancient streets clustered beneath the magnificent cathedral, along with an included visit to the awardwinning Beamish Museum and the delightful sights of Heartbeat Country.
Enjoy the beautiful Lancashire countryside, its waterways, railway lines and historic houses with plenty of time for relaxation and enjoyment. Our tour also features a few added extras that you just can’t say no to including a 2-course lunch and a Cream Tea.
Cardiff is, without doubt, one of the UK’s friendliest and loveliest cities. On the banks of the River Taff, it is home to a host of iconic landmarks such as Cardiff Castle, Wales Millennium Centre, Principality Stadium not to mention the spectacular Cardiff Bay.
Nestling in the heart of Mid-Wales, the 4-star Metropole Hotel is renowned for its fabulous food and service and is an excellent base for this Autumn break. Llandrindod Wells grew in popularity during Victorian times when the benefits of its health-giving waters became widely appreciated.