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From the harbours and scenery of Cornwall to the fascinating islands of Scotland, with many UK holiday discovery choices in-between, our small group tours show you the best of the UK.

With groups of no more than 25 and social distancing during Covid in coaches and hotels, our specially selected holidays in the UK are operated by a leading operator we have worked with for some years, and are led by an experienced tour manager.

All our touring holidays include free Covid cancellation cover and the option to change your booking withing 45 days of travel.

For your greater flexibility, how you make your way to the start point is up to you - whether by car, train, plane or perhaps our exclusive door-to-door service. Our hand-picked hotels have convenient parking and train stations nearby.


Royal Sandringham and The Broads

Norfolk – Royal Sandringham & the Broads

4 nights from £499pp

Norfolk is especially renowned for its unspoilt coastline, 125 miles of spectacular Broads and some of the best nature reserves in Britain.
On this tour we experience this and so much more, digging deeper into its history, the Victorian railway heritage and royal connections. With its stunning grounds and captivating history, a highlight for many will be one of the Queen’s most beloved residences, the Sandringham Estate. On the other hand, city lovers will enjoy exploring Norwich with its well-preserved Medieval centre and cultural opportunities. Plus of course there will be a chance to experience some of the coastline Norfolk is famous for. Our base for this carefully crafted tour is the oldest hotel in the UK, dating back over 800 years, the perfect centre from which to explore this stunning part of East Anglia. Read Less Itinerary: Arrival & Norwich guided tour - Sandringham Estate - Sheringham & Poppy Line Train - Blickling Hall & Norfolk Broads Cruise - Return Departures Dates:
19 Apr 2021 £499pp
10 May 2021 £529pp
24 May 2021 £559pp
14 Jun 2021 £569pp
05 Jul 2021 £569pp
06 Sep 2021 £568pp
13 Sep 2021 £569pp
04 Oct 2021 £529pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4-star
  • Bed & breakfast
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

Bath, Somerset & Glastonbury

Bath, Somerset & Glastonbury

4 nights from £499pp

A county steeped in history, there’s much to uncover on this fascinating Somerset tour.
From the ancient streets of Bath and Roman settlements, to the meticulously preserved prehistoric stones of Avebury in nearby Wiltshire and Gothic Cathedral of Wells. Not forgetting a boat trip along the River Avon, a trip to the famed musical village of Glastonbury and the home of Cheddar cheese. This fantastic tour begins in our base of Bath, widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in England. Home to the iconic Royal crescent, Roman Baths and striking botanical gardens, it’s a city that perfectly blends Roman and Georgian influences. Bath’s heyday was in the 18th century when it became a fashionable destination, so it’s no surprise author Jane Austen went on to call it her home. There’s so much history to embrace, as we visit the likes of Glastonbury Abbey and Wells Cathedral, the earliest English Cathedral to be built in the Gothic style. Then of course there’s the 6000-year-old Avebury stone circle and Lacock village, a place seemingly frozen in time. We also enjoy a taste of the local area, with a visit to a family-owned artisan cheesemaker in Cheddar Gorge, as well as a traditional afternoon tea in charming Lacock. Itinerary: Arrival in Bath and river boat trip - Bath & Roman Baths - Wells - Glastonbury & Cheddar Gorge - Avebury - Lacock and afternoon tea - Return home Departures Dates:
16 May 2021 £549pp
06 Jun 2021 £569pp
12 Sep 2021 £619pp
03 Oct 2021 £599pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4-star
  • Bed & breakfast
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

Giant's Causeway and Mount Stewart

Belfast, Giant’s Causeway & Mount Stewart

4 nights from £529pp

Bringing together the varied countryside and rugged coastlines with the contrast of the bustling city, this captivating insight into Northern Ireland is not to be missed.
Begin to understand the divided history of Belfast with a tour of its most significant landmarks and murals. Not forgetting the maritime significance of this incredible city, with a visit to the Titanic Experience, and the stunningly manicured gardens of the Stewarts – noted to be some of the best in the world. We also see the more rural parts of Northern Ireland, with scenic drives along the Antrim Coast, Lough Strangford and Giants Causeway, finishing off with a sample of the areas favourite drink – true Irish whiskey. Itinerary: Arrival in Belfast & city tour - Titanic Experience - Antrim Coast - Giant's Causeway & Bushmills Distillery - Mount Stewart - Return home Departures Dates:
25 Apr 2021 £529pp
23 May 2021 £549pp
13 Jun 2021 £569pp
17 Sep 2021 £599pp
03 Oct 2021 £549pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4-star
  • Bed & breakfast
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

North Yorkshire and The Heritage Coast

Walk & Discover: North Yorkshire & the Heritage Coast

4 nights from £539pp

Discover the best of Yorkshire on this carefully crafted tour, which brings together the rich and natural beauty of the coastlines, cobbled streets and lush national parks, with historic visits and time-honoured British tradition.
Your journey begins in picturesque Harrogate, your base for the tour, with a traditional afternoon tea at the iconic Betty’s Tearooms. Over the next few days, it’s onward to the breathtaking North Yorkshire Moors National Park and Heritage Coastline – with chance to stop for fish and chips in Whitby. You’ll also step back in time in historic York, Fountains Abbey and Harewood House to round off an unforgettable taste of this welcoming Northern county. Plus of course our guided walks, where a local expert will lead you on two easy to moderate walks to take in the sea air of Staithes and the idyllic Yorkshire Dales from Burnsall to Grassington. Itinerary: Arrival in Harrogate & afternoon tea at Betty's - North Yorkshire Moors National Park & Guided coastal walk - Historic York - Grassington Walk - Fountains Abbey & Studley Water Gardens - Harewood House & Return home Departures Dates:
26 Apr 2021 £539pp
17 May 2021 £569pp
21 Jun 2021 £579pp
13 Sep 2021 £579pp
04 Oct 2021 £569pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4 star
  • Daily breakfast & 2 dinners
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

Falmouth Bay and St Ives

Cornwall – Falmouth Bay & St Ives

4 nights from £549pp

This varied tour combines the incredible highlights of Cornwall in just a short break, featuring the incredible Tintagel Castle, Lost Gardens of Heligan and St Michael’s Mount.
With a unique geographical setting, the river Tamar sets Cornwall apart from the rest of England, giving the locals a real sense of identity and belonging. Cornwall is blessed with both stunning natural features and a colourful history of maritime trade and smuggling. As well as these impressive coastlines, characterful little harbours and fishing villages, we will be sure to immerse ourselves in what it means to be Cornish. Imagine experiencing time-honoured Cornish cream tea overlooking the harbour or visiting a traditional cyder farm to see how the famous local drink is made. Itinerary: Arrival in Falmouth - Lost Gardens of Heligan & Mevagissey - Tintagel Castle & Padstow - St Michael's Mount - St Ives & Cornwall cyder tasting - Return home Departures Dates:
22 Mar 2021 £549pp
18 Apr 2021 £649pp
17 May 2021 £699pp
20 Jun 2021 £699pp
13 Sep 2021 £749pp
10 Oct 2021 £599pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4-star
  • Bed & breakfast
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

Devonshire Coast & Dartmoor

Devonshire Coast & Dartmoor

4 nights from £549pp

Discover the best of the Devonshire Coast and Dartmoor on this unforgettable tour.
Embrace the rich history of the area entwined with its natural beauty on visits to Hartland and Buckfast Abbey, the South Devon Steam Railway, the Beautiful Gardens at RHS Rosemoor and the famously steep cobbled street of Clovelly. Not forgetting local artisans, with their skillfully made glass and wine. There’s just so much to discover in Devon; From the stunning ancient landscapes of Dartmoor and Exmoor National parks, to the beautiful coastal villages and towns of Dartmouth, Lynton, Lymouth, and the village of Clovelly, where no cars are allowed, experience travel as it used to be on the South Devon Steam Railway and tread in the footsteps of the past when we visit famous Buckfast Abbey which is still an active monastery, as well as historic Hartland Abbey and magnificent RHS Rosemoor. We also learn more about the skilled artisans of the area, with a visit to the UK’s last remaining glass workshop at Dartington Crystal, a wine tasting and tour of a local vineyard. We stay in Barnstaple charmingly situated along the banks of the river Taw, an ancient and still thriving market town now the ‘capital’ of North Devon and the perfect base to explore from. Itinerary: Arrival in Barnstaple - Lynton - Lynmouth & RHS Rosemoor - Clovelly - Hartland Abbey & Dartington Crystal - Dartmoor - South Devon Steam Railway & Buckfast Abbey - Return home Departures Dates:
17 May 2021 £599pp
07 Jun 2021 £629pp
27 Sep 2021 £649pp
11 Oct 2021 £599pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4-star
  • Daily breakfast & 2 dinners
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

Oxford, Blenheim & The Cotswolds

Oxford, Blenheim & The Cotswolds

4 nights from £599pp

Historical landmarks, areas of outstanding beauty and traditional British villages – just a few elements that make this the perfect place to explore.
Based in the academic city of Oxford, there’s plenty to discover in its ancient streets and beyond. Our journey begins with a river boat tour and afternoon tea, with an expert guided tour to follow. Here we experience one of the oldest and most famous libraries in Europe with a tour of the Bodleian Library. There are also visits to the UNESCO-listed Blenheim Palace and Hidcote Gardens, one of the UK’s finest Arts and Crafts gardens. A trip to the Cotswolds wouldn’t be complete without a tour of its towns and villages with their famous honey coloured Jurassic limestone buildings and cobbled streets of its towns and villages, and so we tour the rolling countryside, stopping at the likes of Bourton on the Water, Stow on the Wold and Chipping Camden, with time to explore. Itinerary: Arrival in Oxford & River boat trip - Oxford walking tour & Bodleian Library - The Cotswolds and Hidcote Gardens - Blenheim Palace and Woodstock - Return home Departures Dates:
26 Apr 2021 £599pp
10 May 2021 £699pp
14 Jun 2021 £779pp
20 Sep 2021 £799pp
04 Oct 2021 £749pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4-star
  • Daily breakfast & 2 dinners
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

The Peak District - Chatsworth & Buxton

The Peak District - Chatsworth & Buxton

4 nights from £599pp

Experience the best of the Peak District, embracing the history, heritage and scenery that make up the heart of Derbyshire.
From a base of the historic spa town of Buxton, we visit iconic stately homes, take nostalgic rail journeys and walk with nature, as well as heading to charming Bakewell, Matlock Bath and Dovedale. Home to the Bakewell tart, stunning spa towns and arguably the most impressive stately home in England, our fascinating tour highlights what makes the Peak District such a special place to visit. Brimming with beautiful Recency, Georgian and Victorian architecture, the tour is based in the historic spa town of Buxton. From here, you’ll experience the likes of Chatsworth House and its splendid gardens, before heading to the characterful town of Bakewell. We’ll also experience the Peaks from a variety of angles, whether a walk on the Dovedale stepping stones, a wander around historic Ilam park, up high on the Heights of Abraham cable car or by train on the beautifully restored Peak Railway. Itinerary: Arrival in buxton & guided tour - Chatsworth House & Bakewell - Heights of Abraham - Matlock Bath & The Peak Rail - Ilam Park - Dovedale & Afternoon tea - Return home Departures Dates:
19 May 2021 £639pp
03 Jun 2021 £639pp
13 Sep 2021 £649pp
10 Oct 2021 £629pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 3 to 4-star
  • Daily breakfast & 4 dinners
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

Walk & Discover: North Yorkshire & the Heritage Coast for Solo Travellers

Walk & Discover: North Yorkshire & the Heritage Coast for Solo Travellers

4 nights from £649pp

Discover the best of Yorkshire on this carefully crafted tour, which brings together the rich and natural beauty of the coastlines, cobbled streets and lush national parks, with historic visits and time-honoured British tradition.
Your journey begins in picturesque Harrogate, your base for the tour, with a traditional afternoon tea at the iconic Betty’s Tearooms. Over the next few days, it’s onward to the breathtaking North Yorkshire Moors National Park and Heritage Coastline – with chance to stop for fish and chips in Whitby. You’ll also step back in time in historic York, Fountains Abbey and Harewood House to round off an unforgettable taste of this welcoming Northern county. Plus of course our guided walks, where a local expert will lead you on two easy to moderate walks to take in the sea air of Staithes and the idyllic Yorkshire Dales from Burnsall to Grassington. Itinerary: Arrival in Harrogate & afternoon tea at Betty's - North Yorkshire Moors National Park & Guided coastal walk - Historic York - Grassington Walk - Fountains Abbey & Studley Water Gardens - Harewood House & Return home Departures Dates:
24 May 2021 £669pp
11 Oct 2021 £649pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4 star
  • Daily breakfast & 2 dinners
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

Lake District

Walk & Discover: Lake District

4 nights from £699pp

A British beauty that inspired the words of Beatrix Potter, Arthur Ransome and Wordsworth, discover the natural landscapes that make up the unforgettable Lake District.
There’s so much to explore on this carefully crafted tour, from the history of Sizergh Castle, Muncaster Castle and views of The Old Man of Coniston, through to the historical voyages of the Steam Yacht Gondola and Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. But of course the one thing you can’t miss is the breathtaking landscapes around every turn, driving through iconic scenery and exploring on foot with chances to get to the heart of each destination on guided woodland and lakeside walks around Coniston Water and Buttermere. Itinerary: Arrival in Kendal & Sizergh Castle - Coniston Water - Steam Yacht Gondola & Tarn Hows walk - Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway & Muncaster Castle - Ullswater & Windermere - Buttermere & Return home Departures Dates:
19 Apr 2021 £499pp
10 May 2021 £529pp
24 May 2021 £559pp
14 Jun 2021 £569pp
05 Jul 2021 £569pp
06 Sep 2021 £568pp
13 Sep 2021 £569pp
04 Oct 2021 £529pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4 star
  • Daily breakfast
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

Conwy Coast and Snowdownia

Walk & Discover: Conwy Coast & Snowdonia

4 nights from £699pp

With more castles per square mile than anywhere else in the world, this short break to North Wales will show you all the different sides of this diverse nation.
Think marvelous mountain ranges set back with historic railways, as well as the contrast of rugged and rural countryside with well-kept National Trust gardens. Plus of course Portmeirion, where a true Mediterranean feel exudes from its colourful rows of houses. Itinerary: Arrival in Llandudno - Snowdon Mountain Railway - Caernarfon & Aber Falls Walk - Portmeirion & coastal walk - Bodnant Garden - Conwy & Wine Tasting - Return home Departures Dates:
20 Apr 2021 £699pp
20 May 2021 £729pp
15 Jun 2021 £749pp
07 Sep 2021 £749pp
05 Oct 2021 £729pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4 star
  • Daily breakfast
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

Scotting Highlands and Skye

Scottish Highlands & Skye

5 nights from £749pp

From the moment the Scottish Highlands come into view, you’ll be taken aback by the spectacular views at every turn.
Whether it’s the craggy countryside along your path, the winding River Ness or Inverness Castle marking its point on the skyline, rugged natural beauty meets age-old traditions on this fascinating tour of North West Scotland. A highlight is the epic train journey from Fort William to Mallaig, hailed as one of the world’s finest. Whilst a trip to the Highlands wouldn’t be complete without sampling whisky, discovering the mysteries of Loch Ness and experiencing the magic of Skye. Itinerary: Arrival in Inverness - Cairngorms National Park & Whisky tasting - Loch Ness cruise and The Black Isle peninsular - Fort William to Mallaig train journey - Isle of Skye - Return home Departures Dates:
24 Apr 2021 £749pp
02 May 2021 £899pp
23 Jul 2021 £949pp
Extra Info:
  • 5 Nights' Three Star
  • Bed & breakfast
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

Norfolk – Royal Sandringham & the Broads for Solo Travellers

Norfolk – Royal Sandringham & the Broads for Solo Travellers

4 nights from £799pp

Norfolk is especially renowned for its unspoilt coastline, 125 miles of spectacular Broads and some of the best nature reserves in Britain.
On this tour we experience this and so much more, digging deeper into its history, the Victorian railway heritage and royal connections. With its stunning grounds and captivating history, a highlight for many will be one of the Queen’s most beloved residences, the Sandringham Estate. On the other hand, city lovers will enjoy exploring Norwich with its well-preserved Medieval centre and cultural opportunities. Plus of course there will be a chance to experience some of the coastline Norfolk is famous for. Our base for this carefully crafted tour is the oldest hotel in the UK, dating back over 800 years, the perfect centre from which to explore this stunning part of East Anglia. Read Less Itinerary: Arrival & Norwich guided tour - Sandringham Estate - Sheringham & Poppy Line Train - Blickling Hall & Norfolk Broads Cruise - Return Departures Dates:
13 Sep 2021 £849pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4-star
  • Bed & breakfast
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

Walk & Discover: Lake District for Solo Travellers

Walk & Discover: Lake District for Solo Travellers

4 nights from £849pp

A British beauty that inspired the words of Beatrix Potter, Arthur Ransome and Wordsworth, discover the natural landscapes that make up the unforgettable Lake District.
There’s so much to explore on this carefully crafted tour, from the history of Sizergh Castle, Muncaster Castle and views of The Old Man of Coniston, through to the historical voyages of the Steam Yacht Gondola and Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. But of course the one thing you can’t miss is the breathtaking landscapes around every turn, driving through iconic scenery and exploring on foot with chances to get to the heart of each destination on guided woodland and lakeside walks around Coniston Water and Buttermere. Itinerary: Arrival in Kendal & Sizergh Castle - Coniston Water - Steam Yacht Gondola & Tarn Hows walk - Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway & Muncaster Castle - Ullswater & Windermere - Buttermere & Return home Departures Dates:
21 Jun 2021 £899pp
27 Sep 2021 £899pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4 star
  • Daily breakfast
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525

Cornwall – Falmouth Bay & St Ives for Solo Travellers

Cornwall – Falmouth Bay & St Ives for Solo Travellers

4 nights from £899pp

This varied tour combines the incredible highlights of Cornwall in just a short break, featuring the incredible Tintagel Castle, Lost Gardens of Heligan and St Michael’s Mount.
With a unique geographical setting, the river Tamar sets Cornwall apart from the rest of England, giving the locals a real sense of identity and belonging. Cornwall is blessed with both stunning natural features and a colourful history of maritime trade and smuggling. As well as these impressive coastlines, characterful little harbours and fishing villages, we will be sure to immerse ourselves in what it means to be Cornish. Imagine experiencing time-honoured Cornish cream tea overlooking the harbour or visiting a traditional cyder farm to see how the famous local drink is made. Itinerary: Arrival in Falmouth - Lost Gardens of Heligan & Mevagissey - Tintagel Castle & Padstow - St Michael's Mount - St Ives & Cornwall cyder tasting - Return home Departures Dates:
04 Oct 2021 £999pp
Extra Info:
  • 4 nights in 4-star
  • Bed & breakfast
  • £100 per person
Call us on 01756 706525
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