April Tours

The Isles of Scilly

Staying at The Bell Rock Hotel, St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly

This tour runs in conjunction with Cornwall & The Festival of Spring Flowers.

7 DAYS | 5th April 2017

Just 28 miles off the southwest tip of Britain, lies the small, beautiful archipelago of the Isles of Scilly … a charismatic destination with unique charm and warmth: with mile after mile of white sandy beaches, acres of natural landscape to explore, a rich and fascinating history. The skies seem bigger here, the horizons further away, and the landscape broader. It all feels quite intimate and oldfashioned, as if you’ve stumbled upon an idyllic film set from a bygone era. Let the concerns of everyday life drift away on the falling tide. This is the stuff that holiday memories are made of: beautiful surroundings, a gentler pace of life, quiet conversation and nature’s soundtrack.


Cornwall for the Festival of Spring Flowers

Staying at The Rosemundy House Hotel

This tour runs in conjunction with The Isles of Scilly.

7 DAYS | 5th April 2017

You don’t have to be a keen gardener to appreciate this tour, just a lover of natural beauty. Our tour takes us to view some of Cornwall’s magnificent gardens, when after a mild Cornish winter the gardens are a riot of colourful blooms. Enjoying the warmth of the Gulf stream, these magical Cornish gardens are home to a wealth of the most exciting, rare and beautiful plants and trees in the British Isles.


Downton Abbey & The Cotswolds

Staying at The Hilton Hotel, Newbury

 

2 DAYS | 7th April 2017

Fascinated by TV’s ‘Downton Abbey’? Then why not join us on our short break and discover where it was filmed! We venture to Bampton in the Cotswolds the location of Downton Abbey and to the fabulous Highclere Castle, Downton Abbey itself, one of England’s most impressive inhabited residences. We follow in the footsteps of the show’s cast, explore the beautiful grounds and uncover the Castle’s fascinating history.


Great Highland Railway Journeys

The Balavil Hotel, Newtonmore

 

6 DAYS | 10th April 2017

This tour offers you the chance to combine a memorable coach tour with a leisurely look at some of Scotland’s dramatic Highland scenery. Join us on three of Scotland’s most scenic railways – The Cairngorm Funicular railway, the West Highland Line and the Strathspey railway and enjoy the stunning natural backdrop.


A Relaxing Break in Mid-Wales & The Brecon Beacons

The Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod

 

4 DAYS | 14th April 2017

This delightful tour gives you the opportunity to experience the magical appeal of Mid-Wales – A land of song, choirs, castles, Celtic connections and splendid countryside. Our base for the tour is the surprising little Victorian town of Llandrindod Wells offering leisurely shopping, beautiful gardens, a museum, theatre, bowling greens and superb walks by lakes, woods and mountains.


Highlights of Holland & Keukenhof Gardens

Staying at The Holiday Inn, Leiden

 

5 DAYS | 23rd April 2017

Holland is famous for its beautiful floral delights, and spring is the perfect time to see it at its blooming best. Our tour to Holland takes us to the city of Amsterdam with its treasure trove of cultural historical delights and it’s picturesque landscape dotted with traditional windmills and quaint houses. The highlight of the tour is our visit to the world-famous Keukenhof Gardens with it’s dazzling displays.


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