England’s Lakeland Glory
Staying at the Newby Bridge Hotel
5 DAYS | 2nd October 2022
‘The loveliest spot man hath ever found’ can be William Wordsworth describing only one place: the Lake District. A National Park and England’s greatest beauty spot, why not join us as we savour the delights of this unique region. We’ll see quaint villages and picturesque towns by road, rail and water, visit one of the areas most stunning halls, sample their famous tipples, and explore the industries that have only added to the Lakes’ fame.
Cardiff City Break & The Royal Mint
Staying at the Clayton Hotel
3 DAYS | 8th October 2022
Cardiff is the vibrant, cosmopolitan capital of Wales that magically combines the old with the new; its stunning castle with 2000 years of history stands a short distance away from the futuristic Millennium Stadium. The centre boasts shops and eateries galore, and the newly developed Cardiff Bay area’s red bricked buildings and old wharfs famously sit next to new piers and modern glass-fronted restaurants. Together with a trip to the internationally famous Royal Mint, there is something for everyone on this exploration of Wales’s capital.
Autumn Time in Northumberland
Staying at the White Swan Hotel
5 DAYS | 16th October 2022
This year our Autumn tints tour takes us to the Northeast and the beautiful county of Northumberland. A place of wild, raw beauty; the picturesque countryside and spectacular coastline can be explored. In this relatively small area the variety of interests is extensive; explore everything from historic landscapes to colourful fishing villages, dramatic castles to stunning gardens ablaze with autumn colours. Alnwick, our base for the tour, is an ancient market town that has changed little over the centuries. The winding cobbled streets and stone buildings are dominated by Alnwick Castle.