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Winter Supplement 2014

Welcome to our 2014 Winter Programme incorporating our Christmas, Twixmas & New Year Tours All of the tours in this supplement include our ‘Door to Door’ Service.

Blackpool ~ Illuminated Tram

£135

SUNDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2014 (2 DAYS) At 10 kilometres long, using over one million bulbs, the Blackpool Illuminations are an awesome spectacle. They consist of almost every kind of light display, lasers, neon, light bulbs, fibre optics, searchlights and floodlighting making this a must see event and what’s more what better way to see the lights than on a Private Illuminated Tram. Hilton Blackpool Hotel, ~ 4 Star The 4 star Hilton Blackpool Hotel is in an ideal location which enjoys views over the famous Promenade. All of the bedrooms are en-suite with colour TV, iron & ironing board, hairdryer, telephone and tea/coffee makers. The hotel offers the Promenade Restaurant, Cocktail Bar, Indoor Pool, Sauna and Steam Room. Lift.

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Tour Highlights: 4 Star Hotel 1 Night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Private Trip on an Illuminated Tram Free Time in Blackpool

Sunday: After being picked up from home we enjoy our outward journey to Blackpool, where we enjoy some free time. Following Dinner this evening, our very own illuminated tram will pick us up outside the Hilton Blackpool Hotel and take us on a magical journey through Blackpool’s famous spectacle. We return to the hotel for coffee and dessert. Monday: Following breakfast we leave the hotel and make the journey home with a stop en-route, arriving back at Birch Services at approx. 2:00pm. Single Supplement: £20.00

Looe, Cornwall

£259

SATURDAY 18TH OCTOBER 2014 (5 DAYS) Situated on the south coast in Cornwall, Looe is a favourite holiday destination with a fine beach, shops, cafes, a working harbour and has a lovely riverside location. We stay at The Portbyhan Hotel which has recently undergone a £1.2 million refurbishment. We operated a ‘Mystery Tour’ to this hotel in February 2014 and we had some great reports back about the hotel. The Portbyhan Hotel ~ 3 Star We are delighted to be working with this newly refurbished hotel which is situated in an unrivalled position in the heart of West Looe, overlooking all the hustle & bustle of Looe’s working fishing harbour. All of the bedrooms are en-suite and equipped with colour TV, radio, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a Harbour View Restaurant, , Sun Terrace, Bar and Residents Lounge. The hotel is arranged on four floors and does have a lift.

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Tour Highlights: 3 Star Hotel 4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Entertainment at the hotel 2 x Day Excursions Included

Excursions Included: * An excursion which takes us to ‘Doc Martin’s’ Port Isaac before continuing to Padstow. * A Full Day as first we head to Falmouth for some free time before continuing to the Capital of Cornwall - Truro - its only city with a majestic cathedral dominating the skyline.

Single Supplement: Nil


Paignton ‘Turkey & Tinsel’

Llandudno ‘Turkey & Tinsel’

£289 MONDAY 3RD NOVEMBER 2014 (5 DAYS) A great ‘Turkey & Tinsel’ tour staying at the popular Palace Hotel in Paignton. • • • • • • •

Tour Highlights: Sherry or Bucks Fizz Reception Bingo Visit from Santa with a Present Entertainment Each Evening Mulled Wine during one evening A Prize Treasure Hunt one morning 2 x Day Excursions

£309 MONDAY 3RD NOVEMBER 2014 (5 DAYS) Llandudno is a great resort to visit all year round, so why not escape the Winter Blues and join us on this ‘Turkey & Tinsel’ tour to the Merrion Hotel. Tour Highlights: • Welcome Drinks Reception • A visit from Santa with a Present • Entertainment Each Evening • Board Games • Bingo OR Quiz • 2 x Day Excursions

The Palace Hotel ~ 3 Star One of Paignton’s finest hotels boasting a prime seafront position with lovely views. All bedrooms are tastefully furnished with private facilities, colour TV, hairdryer, trouser press & tea/coffee makers. This hotel has leisure facilities including swimming pool, luxury spa pool & sauna. Lift.

The Merrion Hotel ~ 3 Star One of the principle hotels of Llandudno and situated in a superb position on Llandudno’s promenade. All of the bedrooms have private facilities with colour TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee makers. The hotel offers a Restaurant & Bar. Lift.

Single Supplement: Nil

Single Supplement: Nil

Eastbourne ‘Turkey & Tinsel’

Blackpool ‘Turkey & Tinsel’

£279

MONDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2014 (5 DAYS) Enjoy a pre-Christmas festive break in Eastbourne. Just what you need to get you into that Christmassy mood. • • • • • •

Tour Highlights: Quizzes, Bingo & Competitions Themed Nights Music & Dancing Fancy Dress Competitions Candlelit Gala Christmas Dinner on 1 Night 2 x Day Excursions

£239

MONDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2014 (5 DAYS) Join us on this 5 Day ‘Turkey & Tinsel’ tour to The Doric Hotel, Blackpool - a popular hotel with our customers. • • • • • •

Tour Highlights: Welcome Drinks Reception A visit from Santa with a Present Entertainment Each Evening Board Games Bingo OR Quiz 2 x Day Excursions

The Haddon Hall Hotel The hotel is enviably situated at the seafront end of Devonshire Place, a broad tree lined avenue. All of the well furnished bedrooms are en-suite and have colour TV and tea/coffee makers. The hotel offers a Restaurant, Lounge, Ballroom and Cocktail Bar. Lift.

The Doric Hotel ~ 2 Star Situated on the Queen’s Promenade, with breathtaking views over the Irish Sea. All bedrooms are en-suite and have colour TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee makers. The hotel offers a Restaurant, Bar, Lounge, Cumberland Suite and swimming pool. Lift.

Single Supplement: Nil

Single Supplement: Nil


‘Mature Singles’

Go Crackers in Criccieth

St. Annes-on-Sea ‘Turkey & Tinsel’

£209 FRIDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 2014 (4 DAYS) “Deck the Halls with boughs of Holly…” - A warm welcome awaits all at The Lion Hotel in Criccieth on this festive weekend break. All bedrooms are for Sole Occupancy. Tour Highlights: • Guess the weight of the Christmas cake • Festive Dinner ~ Saturday Evening • Christmas Cracker Party Night • Guess the Teddy’s Name • New Year Celebrations • Live Entertainment • 2 x Day Excursions

£279 MONDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2014 (5 DAYS) If you want a festive break but don’t want to travel too far then St. Annes-on-Sea could just be the ideal place for you! A great ‘Turkey & Tinsel’ programme at the hotel, day excursions, welcoming hosts, fabulous food ~ what more could you wish for! Tour Highlights: • • • •

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast at the hotel ‘Turkey & Tinsel’ Programme at the hotel Excursion to Liverpool Albert Dock Excursion to the old market town of Kendal

Single Supplement: Nil

The Lindum Hotel ~ 2 Star A popular hotel located on the seafront opposite an attractive promenade and five minutes walk from the elegant Edwardian Town Centre of St. Annes. All the bedrooms have private facilities with colour TV, direct dial telephone and tea/coffee makers. The hotel offers a lounge bar with magnificent sea views, restaurant, games room, sauna, solarium & Jacuzzi. Lift. Single Supplement: Nil

‘All Inclusive’ ~

Torquay ~ ‘Turkey & Tinsel’

The Lion Hotel, Criccieth ~ 3 Star A popular hotel used by Ellen Smith Tours. Situated on the village green in the pretty and characteristic village of Criccieth. All bedrooms are en-suite however some may be in the adjacent ‘Castle View Cottage’. See page 41 of our 2014 brochure for more information.

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

£289

MONDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2014 (5 DAYS)

£249

MONDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2014 (5 DAYS)

A great value ‘All Inclusive’ tour staying at The Winnock Hotel, Drymen. Tour Highlights: • Dinner, Bed & Breakfast & 3 Packed Lunches • Complimentary Glass of House Wine with Dinner • FREE BAR between 7:30pm & 10:30pm • Evening Entertainment Each Night • Battle of Bannockburn Experience & Stirling • Loch Katrine & Callander • Village of Luss on Loch Lomond & Loch Lomond Shores The Winnock Hotel, Drymen ~ 3 Star For information on the hotel please refer to page 47 of our 2014 Brochure. Also, please refer to this page with regards to the Disclaimer printed on behalf of the hotel.

Enjoy a ‘Turkey & Tinsel’ tour to the popular Headland Hotel in Torquay ~ great food, great entertainment & great company - you’ll be assured to have a great time. Tour Highlights: • Turkey & Tinsel Programme at the hotel • Evening Entertainment at the hotel • Day Excursion to Dartmoor National Park & Tavistock • Excursion to Paignton & Brixham Headland Hotel ~ 3 Star An elegant hotel which sits on the headland looking out to sea and set in 2 acres of lovely grounds. All bedrooms are en-suite and have telephone, colour TV and tea/coffee makers. Hotel offers 2 spacious lounge bars, restaurant and a free ‘taxi’ service into town on your free day. The hotel does have a lift, although this doesn’t serve all floors.

Single Supplement: £48.00

Single Supplement: Nil


Canterbury for Christmas

Christmas in The Lake District

£489

£469

TUESDAY 23RD DECEMBER 2014 (5 DAYS)

TUESDAY 23RD DECEMBER 2014 (5 DAYS)

A warm welcome awaits you at the Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, Canterbury on this Christmas Break. Tuesday: After being picked up from home we enjoy our journey

A Christmas tour to the Lake District which includes a lovely sail on Lake Windermere, tea/coffee & mince pies at the George Hotel, Penrith and Festive entertainment at the hotel.

Wednesday ~ Christmas Eve: Following breakfast make sure you

Tuesday: After being picked up from home we enjoy our outward journey making our way to Cumbria and the Shap Wells Hotel. This evening there will be a pre-dinner reception and following dinner enjoy the sounds of Christmas music with Penrith Brass Band.

to the Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, Canterbury . This evening there will be a welcome drink of Mulled Wine in the Westfield Bar prior to dinner. take time to guess the weight of the Christmas Cake (all proceeds go to charity). Today is an ideal opportunity to fully explore the ancient & historic city of Canterbury which is approx. a 10 minute walk from the hotel. The Cathedral usually holds two identical Carol Services this afternoon, however, entry is strictly by ticket only (not included). For details on how to obtain a ticket please contact the cathedral direct on: 01227 762862. Freshly made warm mince pies and tea will be served at the hotel this afternoon and later maybe enjoy a pre-dinner drink prior to dinner. Following dinner this evening there will be a prize quiz.

Thursday ~ Christmas Day: Merry Christmas! A continental

style buffet breakfast followed by a morning of relaxation. There will be coffee served throughout the morning with drinks & canapés before a traditional Christmas Fayre. Board games will be available during your visit. This afternoon watch the Queen’s speech or take a nap prior to tea & Christmas cake. This evening enjoy a typical British Christmas Day Evening Buffet followed by the Christmas Tree Raffle (£1 per ticket - with all proceeds going to charity) and a treasure hunt.

Friday ~ Boxing Day: Following breakfast we enjoy a trip out

on the coach where you have the choice of going to either Westwood Cross shopping centre to look for those Boxing Day Sales or if you prefer some free time in Broadstairs. We return to the hotel in time for a light informal lunch. This evening there will be a Gala Dinner with prizes for the best dressed, Christmas Cabaret & Disco.

Saturday: Following breakfast we leave the hotel and make our journey home.

PLEASE NOTE: The hotel management have requested that each passenger take a small wrapped present for the Christmas Tree. The presents will be raffled during your stay (£1 per ticket) and all proceeds will go to the hotels chosen charity.

Wednesday ~ Christmas Eve: A lovely scenic tour today as we make our way to Ullswater and follow the shore to Glenridding. We continue over rugged Kirkstone Pass, with the lonely inn at the summit and then descend to Windermere & Bowness. Here we take a break for an opportunity to explore. This afternoon we enjoy a cruise on Lake Windermere to Lakeside, with tea/coffee & biscuits served onboard. Later we make our way back via Kendal and over Shap Fells to the hotel. Before dinner this evening we have an illustrated talk - ‘Shap Wells & a little bit of Cumbria’. Following dinner we are entertained by a cabaret singer. Thursday ~ Christmas Day: Merry Christmas! Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, open your presents and maybe take a stroll to work up that appetite for a Traditional Christmas lunch. Relax this afternoon, listen to the Queen’s Speech while tea & Christmas cake are served. Dinner tonight is buffet style and we are entertained with a little light comedy & magic. Friday ~ Boxing Day: We begin with a drive taking us to Appleby the former county town of Westmoreland - and the pleasant town of Penrith. Here we have tea/coffee & mince pies at the former coaching inn, The George Hotel. We have some free time in Penrith before returning to the hotel for a light buffet lunch. This afternoon is free to relax, maybe enjoy a board game. Dinner this evening is followed by Race Night.

Saturday: Following breakfast we leave the hotel and make our journey home.

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Tour Highlights: Traditional Christmas Lunch Boxing Day Light Buffet Lunch Festive Hotel Entertainment Lake Windermere Cruise including tea/coffee & biscuits Morning Coffee & Mince Pies at George Hotel, Penrith

Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel ~ 3 Star A warm welcome awaits at the Abbots Barton Hotel, a 3 star Gothic hotel set in the heart of Canterbury and just a 10 minute walk to the city centre. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, direct dial telephone, iron & ironing board, hairdryer and tea/coffee makers. The hotel offers a restaurant & Bar. Lift.

The Best Western Shap Wells Hotel ~ 3 Star Set in tranquil surroundings amongst the Lakeland fells & in 30 acres of grounds the hotel offers a choice of lounges, spacious restaurant & well stocked bar. All bedrooms are en-suite and have TV, hairdryer & tea/coffee makers. Lift.

Single Supplement: £80.00

Single Supplement: Nil


New Year in Criccieth

New Year in Cambridgeshire

£365

£395

TUESDAY 30TH DECEMBER 2014 (4 DAYS)

TUESDAY 30TH DECEMBER 2014 (4 DAYS)

A perfect New Year tour for those who don’t want to travel too far and a great way to see in the New Year at the ever popular Lion Hotel, Criccieth in North Wales. There will be Hotel Entertainment each evening together with a lovely sightseeing day excursion included making this a fabulous tour for this time of year.

Join us on this tour to Cambridgeshire to welcome in 2015. Based near the University City and featuring entertainment each evening as well as two sightseeing excursions, we feel this will be a delightful way to see in the New Year.

Tuesday: After being picked up from home we enjoy our outward

journey to North Wales arriving late afternoon at the Lion Hotel, Criccieth for our 3 night stay including: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast and a New Year’s Day lunch. There will be entertainment each evening during your stay and tonight we have a vocalist and dancing.

Wednesday ~ New Years Eve: Today we enjoy a scenic excursion around Snowdonia. Our route takes us to Beddgelert and across Llanberis Pass to Llanberis village. In the afternoon we head to Porthmadog before returning to the hotel. Following dinner tonight we enjoy an evening of fun & games with a glass of bubbly at Midnight to see in 2015.

Tuesday: After being picked up from home we enjoy our outward

journey with suitable stops en-route to Menzies Cambridge Hotel & Golf Club. Our stay includes: 3 nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast plus Lunch on New Years Day and Entertainment each evening. Tonight we have a relaxing evening listening to a keyboard player.

Wednesday ~ New Years Eve: Following breakfast we drive into

Cambridge where we meet our guide for a tour of this magnificent University City. Enjoy an overview of Cambridge’s attractions before having the rest of the day at leisure for you to explore. We return to the hotel in time for Afternoon Tea. This evening there will be a Gala Dinner followed by musical entertainment to see in the New Year.

Thursday ~ New Years Day: ‘Happy New Year’. After a leisurely

Fizz breakfast followed by a leisurely morning with freshly cut sandwiches & cream cake served at lunchtime. Join in the afternoon hotel Treasure Hunt - first back with all the correct answers wins a prize! Following dinner tonight we are entertained by a one-man cabaret show.

breakfast we take a short drive to the historic City of Ely. Ely is an ideal destination for all interests & tastes, with a splendid array of medieval buildings and narrow streets. We return to the hotel in time for lunch followed by a relaxing afternoon in and around the hotel - maybe take time to enjoy the leisure facilities and take a swim. Following dinner this evening there is a House Party with Bingo and Quiz to round the day off.

Friday: Following breakfast this morning we reluctantly leave The

Friday: Following breakfast we leave the hotel and make our

Thursday ~ New Years Day: ‘Happy New Year’. Enjoy a Bucks

Lion Hotel, Criccieth and make our journey home.

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Tour Highlights: Entertainment Each Evening Snowdonia Sightseeing Afternoon Hotel Treasure Hunt Light Lunch on New Years Day Popular Hotel used by Ellen Smith Tours successfully on many tours

journey home with suitable stops en-route.

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Tour Highlights: 4 Star Hotel with indoor swimming pool Hotel Entertainment Each Evening Lunch on New Years Day Guided Tour & Free Time in Cambridge Cathedral City of Ely

The Lion Hotel is situated on the village green in the pretty village

Menzies Cambridge Hotel & Golf Club stands in 200

Single Supplement: Nil

Single Supplement: Nil

of Criccieth. All bedrooms are en-suite and have TV, telephone, hairdryer & tea/coffee makers. The hotel offers a restaurant & bar. Some of our allocation may be in the south facing bedrooms which are housed in the former stable block of what was the Coaching Inn now known as Castle View Cottage. These bedrooms have all the same facilities as main hotel bedrooms. Castle View Cottage is adjacent to the hotel down some steps & across the car-park. There is a lift in the main hotel but not at Castle View Cottage.

acres of grounds just a short drive from the city. The hotel has contemporary décor and spacious public areas and hotel facilities include Waves Health & Leisure Club with heated pool, sauna & steam room. All bedrooms are en-suite and have TV, telephone and tea/coffee makers. The hotel does have a lift.


TWIXMAS in LLANDUDNO £179

A popular & great value short break between Christmas & New Year at The Tynedale Hotel, Llandudno. We also include a half day Snowdonia Excursion

Sunday 28th December 2014 (3 Days) Llandudno is Wales’s largest resort, uniquely situated between the Great and Little Ormes with two wonderful beaches.

The Tynedale Hotel ~ 3 Star The Tynedale Hotel is situated in a prime sea-front position, on the central promenade and is a popular hotel for its theme breaks & high quality cooking. All of the bedrooms have private facilities with colour TV, telephone, hairdryer, central heating and tea/coffee makers. The hotel offers a Restaurant, Bar and Lift.

Rochester Christmas Market

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Breakfasts & Evening Meals Drinks Reception Happy Hour& Party Night Entertainment Each Evening Haggis Rolling Competition Late Night Finger Buffet

Single Supplement: Nil

Sounds of the Rat Pack

£219

FRIDAY 28TH NOVEMBER 2014 (4 DAYS) Join us on this exciting short break which includes a visit to Rochester, where Rochester Castle hosts a traditional German Christmas Market. • • • • •

Tour Highlights: 4 Star Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Maidstone Leisure Facilities at the hotel including indoor pool, sauna & solarium Rochester & The German Christmas Market Visits to Whitstable & Herne Bay Visit to Historic Canterbury

Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Maidstone ~ 4 Star The 4 star standard Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Maidstone is set in 26 acres of private grounds. All the bedrooms are en-suite and have colour TV, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel offers a Restaurant & Bar and a Leisure Club with indoor pool, sauna & solarium. Lift.

Single Supplement: Nil

£169

FRIDAY 24TH OCTOBER 2014 (3 DAYS) Join us on this ‘Sounds of the Rat Pack’ short break where we enjoy an evening with Jeff Dingle a talented singer from Los Angeles who appeared on ITV’s “American Idol” with his trio of excellent musicians. He delivers a full range of ‘swing’ songs made famous by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Jr. and the other Kings of Swing. Tour Highlights: • An Evening with Jeff Dingle ~ The Sounds of the Rat Pack • An Evening of Dancing & Entertainment with Brian & Eddie • An Excursion to Hexham & Corbridge Gilsland Spa Hotel ~ 4 Star Guest Accommodation A popular hotel which stands in 140 acres of park & woodland commanding spectacular views over the Cumbrian countryside and a hotel which offers a true home from home feeling. All of the bedrooms have private facilities with colour TV and tea/coffee makers. The hotel offers a Restaurant, Bar, Lounge, Ballroom and great entertainment. Lift, however this does not serve all bedrooms. Single Supplement: £10.00


‘MATURE SINGLES’ - Blairgowrie, Scotland Monday 1st December 2014 (5 Days)

A lovely tour added to our ‘Mature Singles’ range for 2014. We stay in the delightful village of Blairgowrie in Perthshire at the popular Angus Hotel. This is a fun-filled and scenic tour to enjoy at the beginning of the Festive Season with lots of inclusions and three lovely day excursions. Tour Highlights: • Welcome Drink Reception • Afternoon Tea on 2 Days • Visit to Perthshire Visitor Centre & Liqueur Tasting • Sword Dance Demonstration & Lesson with Disco on One Evening • Whisky Tasting at the Hotel on One Evening • Scottish Themed Dinner & Celidh on One Evening • Prize Quiz Night & Disco on One Evening • £30 Voucher Per Person to be redeemed on either Food or Drink at the Hotel • All Rooms are Doubles for Sole Occupancy

Single Supplement: Nil

Northumbria & Scottish Borders

The Angus Hotel, Blairgowrie ~ 3 Star This 3 star rated hotel is situated in the centre of Blairgowrie, and one which we have used successfully for a number of years. All bedrooms have private facilities with colour TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee makers. The hotel offers a Restaurant, Bar, Lounge, Indoor Pool and Garden. Lift. • • •

Excursions: An excursion which takes us to the Perthshire Visitor Centre where we enjoy a liqueur tasting. Following this visit we continue to Perth for some free time. A visit to the charming and historic town of St. Andrews. A lovely scenic excursion as we make visits to Aberfeldy & Pitlochry.

Cardigan ‘Turkey & Tinsel’

£259

MONDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2014 (5 DAYS) Our base for this tour is the Northumbrian coastal village of Bamburgh. The tour covers a variety of scenery and contrasting countryside, historic towns, rugged coastlines and quaint fishing villages.

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Tour Highlights: Bamburgh Castle & Spectacular Coastline Holy Island Eyemouth & Coastal Drive Lammermuir Hills & Duns Manderston House with Cream Tea Historic Alnwick & Morpeth

£249

£259

MONDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2014 (5 DAYS) A great value ‘Turkey & Tinsel’ tour with lots included. • • • • • • • • •

Tour Highlights: Half-Board Accommodation at The Cliff Hotel Glass of Wine with Dinner on 2 Evenings 1 x Packed Lunch FREE BAR on selected house brands 6pm –9pm Each Evening Bucks Fizz Drinks Reception on 1 Evening 2 Afternoons of In-House Entertainment 2 Evenings of Musical Entertainment An After Dinner Christmas Quiz on One Evening 3 Excursions included

The Victoria Hotel, Bamburgh ~ 3 Star The hotel overlooks the village green and is a short stroll from the magnificent castle on the beach. All bedrooms are individually named ,are all en-suite and have colour TV, hairdryer, telephone, central heating and tea/coffee makers. Sorry No Lift & the hotel only has a limited number of ground floor bedrooms, which may still have a few steps.

The Cliff Hotel, Cardigan ~ 3 Star This 3 star hotel is located on the coast approx. 3km from the town. The hotel enjoys spectacular views over the sea, river estuary and Cardigan Island. All the en-suite bedrooms feature satellite TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee makers. The hotel offers a bar, restaurant, steam room, sauna, hydro spa and Jacuzzi. Lift.

Single Supplement: Nil

Single Supplement: Nil


Thursford Christmas Spectacular TWO DATES AVAILABLE: The show has a £3m budget and is a three-hour fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic fusion of the seasonal and sacred with famous chart topping pop favourites being sung alongside traditional Christmas Carols. It is now generally recognised as being the largest show of its kind in the country, if not Europe. With a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians the range covers everything from solo singers, to a full four part coral number with amazing dancing and costumes.

A Chirstmas Show Not To Be Missed! The Best Western Brook Hotel, Norwich (3 Star) ~ The Brook Hotel, Norwich is located approximately 4 miles from the city centre and is an ideal base for our tour. All of the ensuite bedrooms have direct-dial telephone, flat screen TV with freeview, individually controlled heating, hairdryer and tea/ coffee makers. The hotel offers a Restaurant & Bar. Sorry No Lift, but ground floor bedrooms are available.

Monday 10th November 2014 (3 Days) ~ Matinee Performance of the show on Tuesday Itinerary: : We travel to Norfolk and on to our hotel. Evening Meal at the hotel. : Following breakfast we leave the hotel and make our way to the pretty Georgian Market Town of Holt, where we enjoy some free time. From here we continue to Thursford where there will be time to look around the site prior to the matinee performance of the Thursford Christmas Spectacular. Following the show we make our way back to the hotel in time for dinner. Wednesday: We leave the hotel and make our journey home. Monday Tuesday

Wednesday 26th November 2014 (3 Days) ~ Evening Performance of the show on Thursday Itinerary: Wednesday: We travel to Norfolk and on to our hotel. Evening Meal at the hotel. Thursday : Our coach transports us into Norwich for some free time to explore. We return to the hotel in time for an early meal prior to our departure for Thursford. We have time to look round the Thursford site prior to the evening production of the ‘Thursford Christmas Spectacular’. Friday : We leave the hotel and make our journey home.

2013 PRICE HELD

ONLY : £259 Single Supplement: £30.00

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HOW TO BOOK: At our Shop: Ellen Smith Tours, Newgate, Rochdale By Telephone: 01706 648126 Or on-line at: www.ellensmith.co.uk

Please Note:

* All prices in this supplement are per person * All of the tours advertised in this ‘Winter Supplement 2014’ are subject to the Terms & Conditions in The Ellen Smith Tours 2014 Door to Door Coach Tours Brochure. * Availability for Single Rooms may be limited (except on the Mature Singles tours). * All tours in this publication include our ‘Door to Door’ service.

Winter & Christmas supplement 2014  

A Newsletter Produced for Ellen Smith Tours

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