August Tours

Lincolnshire Coast & Countryside

Staying at The Petwood Hotel

 

5 DAYS | 1st August 2021

Miles of stunning coastline, the Elizabethans, the Dambusters, wholesome market towns, stunning countryside, and a world-famous cathedral? It must be Lincolnshire! Join us as we head to this wonderful corner of England. The village of Woodhall Spa is situated in the middle of rural Lincolnshire and is the ideal location from which to explore this beautiful area. The village itself boasts a delightful centre with individual shops, a little museum, the Jubilee park with outdoor swimming pool and a Dambusters memorial in the Royal Square.


The Isles of Scilly – Extra Day This Year

Staying at The Bell Rock Hotel

 

8 DAYS | 4th August 2021

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 there is mile after mile of white sandy beaches, acres of natural landscape to explore, and a rich and fascinating history. The skies seem bigger here, the horizons further away, and the landscape broader. It all feels quite intimate and old fashioned, it is 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.


Durham & Kynren: An Epic Tale of England

Staying at the 4* Durham Marriott Royal Count Hotel

 

3 DAYS | 1st May 2021

One of England’s most beautiful regions, the North East is a wonderful mix of stunning scenery rich in history and bustling cultural activity. The famous Open Air Museum of Beamish boasts an outstanding collection of artefacts and buildings showcasing the social and industrial history of the area between 1825 and 1913. Durham as a World Heritage Site is home to many monuments including a great Norman Cathedral overlooking the River Wear, as well as some of the best shopping the region has to offer. Another truly epic event is the spectacular Kynren Show, as it takes its audience through 2000 years of British history, myth and legend. Be captivated by incredible sets, stunts, horsemanship, world-class pyrotechnics and a cast and crew of over 1500 volunteers!


Warner’s Bembridge & the Isle of Wight

Staying at The Warner Bembridge Coast Hotel

 

5 DAYS | 16th August 2021

The Isle of Wight is one of the most picturesque of Britain’s smaller islands, just five miles from the south coast and a popular holiday destination. The island contains a wonderful mixture of bustling resorts, glorious countryside, small quaint villages, and a stunning coastline.


Southern Ireland – Bantry Bay & the Bearer Pensinsula

Staying at The Maritime Hotel

 

6 DAYS | 22nd August 2021

Ireland’s natural landscapes are undeniably beautiful; mist-shrouded mountains, rolling green hills, trout-filled streams, and the stunning Atlantic coastline form the backdrop to a rich and ancient cultural heritage, as well as the home to a warm-hearted people. Come and immerse yourself in this location-packed and insightful tour of Ireland’s wonders!


Prince Charles’ Gardens at Highgrove

Staying at TBC

 

2 DAYS | Summer 2021

We are pleased to offer a short break to Gloucestershire and to Highgrove. Since 1980 when The Prince of Wales first arrived at Highgrove His Royal Highness has devoted much energy to transforming the gardens around the house. With the help and advice of notable individuals and the dedicated assistance of the garden staff. What was once a somewhat bleak landscape is now one of the most creatively inspired gardens of today. A series of interlinked areas, each with their own character and purpose, weave magically around the garden, with the house always visible in the distance.


The Edinburgh Tattoo, Royal Yacht & The Kelpies

Staying at The Doubletree by Hilton Westerwood Golf and Spa Resort

 

3 DAYS | 27th August 2021

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 backdrop 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, and is one not to be missed.


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