Exploring St Albans & The Home Counties
Staying at The Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel
5 DAYS | 1st September 2019
One of England’s best kept secrets, the ‘Home Counties’ boast a spectrum of quintessential English villages, coastal towns and rolling countryside alongside bustling city life, shopping and culture. Our tour takes us to the stunning county of Hertfordshire and to St Albans, with its cathedral dedicated to the Roman soldier who became England’s first Christian Martyr. We also venture into the county of Essex with the great and ancient Epping Forest, as well as the wonderful Hyde Hall Gardens.
The Devon & Cornwall Explorer
Staying at The Portbyhan Hotel & the Best Western Livermead Cliff Hotel
8 DAYS | 6th September 2019
A tale of two counties, join us for this wonderful tour to the delights of Cornwall and Devon. First is Cornwall renowned for its fabulous coastline, picturesque villages, Celtic ruins, light blue waters, gardens and unique architecture. Our base is the pretty fishing port of Looe, separated into two towns by the winding River Looe. Our accommodation for our stay is The Portbyhan Hotel, situated on the delightful quayside and just a short walk from the beach. The hotel boasts a restaurant, portside terrace and a lounge bar featuring occasional entertainment. All bedrooms have a TV and tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel does have a lift.
A Relaxing Break in Sidmouth & South Devon
Staying at The Royal York and Faulkner Hotel
6 DAYS | 11th September 2019
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.
Mini-Cruise to the Grand Duchy Of Luxembourg
Staying at the modern Hotel Belle Vue
7 DAYS | 22nd September 2019
Sandwiched between France, Belgium and Germany, The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is one of the smallest independent states in the world and is one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Characterised by lush green forests and winding deep valleys, Luxembourg boasts a unique and fascinating culture. Beautifully preserved towns stand beside ancient castles, each corner of the country holds a picturesque surprise for the visitor.
Tales of the River Thames
Staying at the 4* Bull Hotel
4 DAYS | 27th September 2019
The mighty waterway that is the River Thames is 346 km and today boasts hundreds of attractions on its banks, from the ancient to the modern. Once a great artery of trade and commerce, a genuine gateway to the rest of the world, the Thames stands now more as a symbol, a quintessential part of London’s identity. So, to help celebrate the longest river in England, we visit several of the attractions on its banks including the Thames Barrier, Henley on Thames and the River and Rowing Museum. We will also take a boat trip to Hampton Court Palace, Henry VIII’s magnificent riverside Palace. On our return journey we visit the historic market town of Abingdon-on-Thames set in in rural Oxfordshire.