The Isle of Anglesey & the Snowdon Mountain Railway
Staying at The Celtic Royal Hotel
3 DAYS | 3rd September 2021
This delightful tour gives you the opportunity to experience the magic of Wales by both coach and train. A land of song, choirs, castles, Celtic history, and stunning countryside, this really is a place of outstanding natural beauty. We visit the fascinating village of Portmerion, the beautiful Isle of Anglesey with its hidden garden Plas Cadnant and the highlight of the weekend a trip to the top of Mount Snowdon, an absolutely fantastic adventure.
Grand Tour of the Shetland & Orkney Isles
Staying at TBC
8 DAYS | 3rd September 2021
Join us as we head deep into the raw, wild beauty of the Shetland and Orkney Isles. Lying at the crossroads between Scotland and Scandinavia, both nations and cultures have left their mark in the Isles’ unique identity. Shetland is as close to Norway as it is to the Scottish mainland and owes much of its heritage to the Vikings, and on all the islands you will be powerless to resist the awe of the dramatic coastlines, brutal hill landscapes, and foam-laden beaches. So come aboard and witness natural beauty in its purest form!
Kent – Gardens, Vines & Railway Lines
Staying at the Abbots Barton Hotel in Canterbury
6 DAYS | 12th September 2021
Known as the ‘Garden of England’, Kent’s abundance of picturesque gardens and historic buildings are some of the most beautiful in England. A favourite of King Henry VIII there is everything from ancient woodland to landscaped parkland, flower gardens to herb gardens, vineyards to orchards.
The Channel Islands – Guernsey, Herm & Sark
Staying at The Peninsula Hotel
7 DAYS | 20th September 2021
Back by popular demand, we head for a spot of Channel Island hopping, with Guernsey as our base. The second largest of the Islands it boasts beautiful landscapes, rural calm and a mild climate. There are over 20 curving bays and beaches, miles of spectacular cliff walks and winding lanes to enjoy. St. Peter Port, is a town of narrow cobbled streets, charming independent shops and fantastic eateries. With the option of visiting the two neighbouring islands of Herm and Sark, there is so much to see and do in this wonderful part of the world!
Scotland’s Far North & Route 500 Scotland’s Answer To Route 66
Staying at the Fishers Hotel, The Royal Hotel and The Bettyhill Hotel
8 DAYS | 22nd September 2021
This year we venture to the very top of Scotland; recently voted the most spectacular drive in the UK, the ‘Route 500’ is famed as Scotland’s very own ‘Route 66’. Stunning beaches, majestic mountains, rugged cliffs and rolling pastures abide in abundance, as well as rich social history and pivotal locations that shaped the United Kingdom as we know it. Come aboard and join us on this unforgettable adventure to this visually stunning and fascinating area of Scotland!
Palace, Parliament & The Magna Carta
Staying at the 4* Bull Hotel
3 DAYS | 25th September 2021
The Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, Windsor and Runnymede; each of these locations played a crucial role in the history of the United Kingdom and democracy itself. With a fascinating audio guided tour of the Houses of Parliament, come and learn about history a thousand years in the making alongside modern day politics and stunning art and architecture. Our next stop is to Runnymede, the birthplace of modern democracy. This picturesque landscape beside the Thames was witness to King John’s historic sealing of the Magna Carta nearly 800 years ago, and today Runnymede is an ideal place to relax outdoors, and to pause and reflect on the history of the struggle for freedom. As well as a monument to the democratic legacy of the Magna Carta, you will find further memorials to John F. Kennedy and the Commonwealth Air Forces in this wonderful spot. Our next port of call is magnificent Windsor for a leisurely exploration of all on offer. The finale to our tour is a visit the State Apartments at Buckingham Palace to discover its many treasures and glorious state rooms.