August Tours

The Shuttleworth Collection Airshow & Bletchley Park

Staying at The Bedford Swan Hotel

 

2 DAYS | 5th August 2018

Our short break gives you the opportunity to visit Bletchley Park; known as ‘Station X’ it was the centre of the World War II Enigma code-breaking operation, and is today regarded as the birthplace of modern computing and communications. We also visit the Shuttleworth Collection Airshow, with vintage motors on display, flying demonstrations, as well as aircraft from the Shuttleworth Collection. The museum and hangers will be open and there will be free access to the house for viewing and free tours around the Swiss Garden. All this together with re-enactors and a chance to chat with the pilots makes for an excellent visit.

Our base for the overnight stay is the The Bedford Swan Hotel, a traditional style hotel, situated in Bedford town centre by the side of the River Ouse. Each bedroom is equipped with free WIFI, TV and courtesy tea tray. The hotel also boasts a Roman style indoor pool, relaxing terrace bar and the River Room restaurant for breakfast and dinner.


Summertime in Sidmouth

Staying at The Royal York and Faulkner Hotel

 

5 DAYS | 8th August 2018

Sidmouth is one of the most unspoilt resorts in the country and undoubtedly one of the most beautiful. Quiet and unhurried it is ideal for a relaxing get away. In the resort you will find delightful gardens, cliff path walks, picturesque beaches, and shops that still offer the personal service and friendliness found in a country town.

Our hotel is situated on the seafront on Sidmouth’s Esplanade and is perfectly located for all the resort amenities. The Royal York and Faulkner Hotel has been in the same family for 50 years and was the first hotel to be built in Sidmouth. The Hotel boasts three lounges, cocktail bar, health complex with spa pool, sauna and solarium, short mat bowling and a full size snooker table. All rooms have en-suite facilities, TV, telephone and courtesy tea trays.


The Edinburgh Tattoo – Royal Yacht & The Kelpies

Staying at the 4* Westerwood Golf and Spa Hotel

 

3 DAYS | 17th August 2018

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo held every August, is the World’s most famous military spectacle; an unforgettable blend of music, colour, pomp and pageantry. Steep rocks form the dramatic back-drop to the Tattoo’s Castle setting and when subtle lighting picks out the lone piper playing a lament from the ramparts, few in the audience fail to be moved by the atmosphere. This event has all the ingredients for a truly memorable evening.

Our base for the weekend is the 4* Westerwood Golf and Spa Hotel situated between Glasgow and Edinburgh showcasing stunning views of the Campsie Hills. The hotel offers a lounge, dining room, bar and a state of the art leisure club. All bedrooms offer subtle décor, gorgeous bathrooms, flat screen TV, telephone, hairdryer and complimentary refreshment trays.


Brooklands & The Motor Car

Staying at the 4* Bull Hotel

 

3 DAYS | 18th August 2018

By special request we are once again visiting the fantastic Museum of Brooklands – the birthplace of British motorsport and aviation. Many world records were set here and many aviation firsts are also associated with the site. The museum boasts a host of attractions to include a wide range of motoring and aviation exhibits, motorcycles, and bicycles as well as a unique collection of aircraft. During our short break we also visit the Transport Museum in Coventry and Nuffield Place, the home of one of the most remarkable men of the 20th century, Lord Nuffield of Morris Minor Fame.

Our base for the weekend is the 4* Bull Hotel situated in the charming town of Gerrards Cross. The hotel offers a modern bar, pleasant lounge area and excellent restaurant. All bedrooms are en-suite with modern facilities including TV, courtesy tea tray, trouser press and telephone. The hotel also has a lift.


Scotland’s Far North & Route 500 – Scotland’s Answer to Route 66

Staying at The Fishers Hotel, The Royal Hotel & The Norseman Hotel

 

8 DAYS | 23rd August 2018

New for this year is our tour taking us to the very top of Scotland recently named the most spectacular drive in the UK. We will find stunning deserted beaches, majestic mountains, rugged cliffs and rolling pastures in the land of long views and big skies. Alongside extraordinary scenery this part of Scotland has a fascinating past, a history that is as rich and exciting as the landscape itself. So why not join us on this unforgettable journey?


Falmouth – A Relaxing Break in Cornwall

Staying at The Falmouth Hotel

 

6 DAYS | 29th August 2018

Our relaxing break takes us to the historic port of Falmouth, perfectly located for exploring the beautiful Cornish coast and countryside. The town boasts a bustling harbour, many art galleries, fascinating maritime heritage, delightful shopping centre, parks and gardens, and several fantastic beaches.

The Falmouth Hotel can proudly lay claim to the crown of ‘Grand Dame’, having been the first commercial hotel to be built in the town back in 1865. A striking, Victorian château-style hotel set in five acres of landscaped gardens, it enjoys a prime seafront location and is an easy stroll in to the town centre. The hotel also boasts the Castle View Restaurant, lounge bar and leisure facilities with a gym, heated indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna. All bedrooms offer modern facilities. The hotel also has a lift.


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