Group Travel Today Planning Guide

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Group Travel Today Planning Guide


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Groups Why not join the hundreds of groups that travel with us every year and discover all the benefits of Daish’s Holidays for yourself.


All our hotels are accredited as COVID safe under the Visit Britain good to go scheme

places for groups over 20 people

A choice of 12 fantastic hotels spread across 10 locations

Great value half board breaks including nightly entertainment

Fleet of 26 luxury coaches to provide comfortable travel

Dedicated groups team to support you from booking to arrival

Over 40 years of award winning customer service

Get in touch with us Today! Call 01202 638 841 or visit


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Welcome to this year’s Group Travel Today Planning Guide. If recent events have taught us anything it must be that we mustn’t take for granted how valuable the ability to travel is, so with this in mind we hope, as usual, you find it a useful tool to help you plan your day trips, short breaks and tours.

attractions, trips and tours on offer for you and your group to enjoy, with many offering bespoke packages with added extra’s tailored to suit each parties’ individual tastes, needs, time constraints at reduced prices. Make those memories, it’s time to browse and book.

Here at Group Travel Today we’ve always known that Group Travel Organisers have been trail blazers, so when it comes to climate change and the practices we all put in place to help reduce our carbon footprint there can’t be many other forms of transport greener than coach travel and coach tourism, if you consider that at approximately 4 times the size of a family car but with the capacity to transport as many passengers as 20 cars, the greenhouse gas emission per person is far less, if you do the maths by over 6 times, combined with the soaring price of fuel it’s a no brainer.

Happy Travelling Nigel




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Inside this edition you’ll find a fabulous range of venues,

Group Travel Today is a controlled circulation publication and freely available to qualifying applicants. Care is taken to ensure that the information contained within the magazine is accurate. However, the publisher cannot accept liability for errors or omissions, no matter how they arise. Readers are advised to get facts and statements confirmed by suppliers when making enquiries. The opinions of the author are not necessarily those as the publisher. All rights are reserved. No reproduction of any part of this magazine may be carried out without the consent of the publisher being obtained in the first instance.


payment conditions to potential liability clauses. Let them be the ‘buffer’.


Buying Power and Contracting Wholesalers focus customer demand through one channel, hence maximising buying power with suppliers. Their contracting experience focuses on buying the most suitable products at the best possible value. In addition, combined BAWTA wholesaler representation can often reverse any supplier booking Terms and Conditions that they see as detrimental to their clients.

Benefits of booking through a BAWTA Wholesale Tour Agent

Care and Support With every booking made through a BAWTA wholesaler, they focus on tailoring their service to your own operation. Starting with your specific likes and dislikes, what products are most suited, what marketing support and tour information are needed, to providing a full booking administration service with suppliers.

When you book your tour arrangements through a BAWTA member, you are safe in knowing that… Each BAWTA member has a proven stable long-term track record in the industry. They are dedicated to promoting and developing coach tourism. They abide by a strict code of professional conduct. You will receive Customer Protection and preferential booking terms and conditions.

Your Money is Safe Every BAWTA Member runs their own scheme to ensure that your customers’ money is protected until the safe return from any tour. Repatriation Scheme Package travel regulations legally require operators running any inclusive package longer than 24 hours in duration to protect customers’ money in order to repatriate them in the unfortunate event of financial failure. Run by BAWTA members, their repatriation scheme offers the necessary cover to registered operators.

Joint representation to suppliers whose conditions may be detrimental to customers’ interests. ‘One Stop Shop’. Every BAWTA agent can book and administer your entire tour arrangements, from transport, accommodation, visits, itineraries to marketing support. Support They dedicate staff to understanding your requirements and tailoring their service accordingly. Support in dealing with Package Travel Regulations and provision of their own Repatriation Scheme available to operators.

Research and Development Since BAWTA’s foundation in 1987, they have been continually at the forefront of identifying new markets and new products for the coach and group operators.

Financial Protection of all advance payments you make until the return of any tour booking.

Albatross Travel Group Ltd Albatross House 14 New Hythe Lane Larkfield Kent ME206AB Tel: 01732 879100 E-mail:

BAWTA Wholesale Tour Agent Members, specifically gear their service to create, book and administer group packages for operators. Professionalism To ensure the best possible service, every BAWTA member not only works to a code of conduct with clients but also to a standard of terms and conditions with suppliers. In addition, they have been at the forefront of promoting the strengths and protecting the interests of the coach and group travel industry.

Greatdays Travel Group Chapel House1 Borough Road Altrincham Cheshire WA15 9RA Tel: 0161 928 9966 E-mail: Web: Norman Allen Group Travel Ltd Portfield House Daws Road Hereford HRI 2JJ Tel: 01432 277 666 E-mail: Web:

Product Knowledge and Experience Each BAWTA Wholesaler has a wealth of experience in dealing with every type of client enquiry. In this time they have built up an intimate knowledge of destinations and suppliers that is second to none.

T4 Travel Ltd 25 Villa Road Impington Cambridge CB24 9NZ United Kingdom Tel: 0800 756 6611 email: Web:

Flexibility and Protection Their negotiation with suppliers maximises your booking flexibility and protection, from late cancellation deadlines and preferential 4

Overseas Welcome at the Peace Village

and a playground. More recently a amphitheater was added. A willow cabin and a fruit garden are located at the back of the centre next to our woodland. Camp fires are permitted if pre-booked. The bar & restaurant each have a nice terrace overlooking the landscape. The hostel is surrounded by a large green area, ideal for playing of relaxing with lots of areas for youngsters to hang out. For a more detailed list of all sports & games equipment, please check out our overview. Each group is also issued with an free sports cupboard on arrival which contains all the required equipment for a fun day on the grounds.

The Peace Village Hostel, situated in rural Messines, is the ideal group accommodation and base for a visit to Flanders Fields and the Ypres Salient. The hostel overlooks the Messines ridge battlefield of Belgium's smallest city with landmarks such as the Island of Ireland Peace Park and the New Zealand Memorial to the Missing. The Hostel excels in tranquility, space and offers great facilities. It's perfectly equipped to accommodate both medium size and large groups. They can welcome up to 165 guests in 43 studio's, each with their own living and sleeping area and en-suit facilities. Our evening activities and bar help to keep groups occupied in the evening whilst you enjoy the beautiful sunset on Kemmel hill.

About 400 meters from the hostel, a second football pitch (Flanders Peace Field), a playground and a petanque lane can be found. The nearest ski & adventure park(link is external) is 2 km away and the nearest swimming pool(link is external) about 10 km.

Accessibility and parking Rates Group rate Valid for groups from 15 people onwards.

Through it's rural environment, the Peace Village avoids the busy traffic of cities like Lille but remains easily accessible with large roads and a motorway less than two miles away. We are located 30 minutes from Lille and 10 minutes from Ypres. The hostel has a large private parking for several cars and coaches.

Finalise your group reservation Groups who already confirmed their stay with us, are able to find the final details for their booking through this page. This way we can ensure maximum service from the Peace Village.

History The history of the Peace Village starts with the inauguration of the Island of Ireland Peace Park in Messines. The memorial was officially opened on 11 November 1998 in the presence of HRH Queen Elizabeth II, Irish President McAleese and King of the Belgians Albert II. Another reason for founding the Peace Village Hostel was the presence of the 'International School for Peace Studies' which opened its doors in Messines in 2001. The goal was to bring Irish youngsters from different backgrounds together and talk about who their grandfathers fought side by side during the First World War.

1. Rooming lists A few weeks before your stay, we will send you an e-mail with an overview of which rooms we have allocated your group to. Through the rooming list, you can check the type of rooms as well as the number of beds per room. 2. Reservation details Six weeks prior to arrival, we will be asking you to fill out your final details regarding breakdown, meals, etc. in our online reservation form. There is a seperate form for schools and adult groups. We ask you to complete the form no later than four weeks prior to arrival. After this date, we can no longer guarantee changes due to staff hours and deliveries. Two weeks prior to arrival, the dietary requirements are asked in a seperate form. This is done as there are often many changes regarding dietary. The final dietary form needs to be returend at the latest one week prior to arrival.

The Peace Village restaurant has everything in store to make sure you won't forget your stay with us. We pride ourselves on serving great & healthy food from local produce and take into account your dietary wishes. Info for residential groups can be found below. Peace Village also provides lunch for non-residential groups,

3. Documents Good agreements make good friends. That's why we have set up some house rules, booking conditions and health and safety rules. Peace Village Messines Nieuwkerkestraat 9aB-8957 Mesen T +32 57 226 040 F +32 57 226 045

The outdoor facilities Peace Village is situated in the hilly countryside of West Flanders. Our large playing field lies on top of the Messines ridge and overlooks the former battlefields of the Great War. The outdoor facilities include a football, basketball & volleyball pitch. Also available are hockey, ping pong, a large chess set, an extensive range of games


Welcome at Peace Village

Where to find us?


Messines, Belgium's smallest city, is steeped in history. Less than 10 km (15 minutes by car) from Ypres or the French border and with a view over the former battlefields, peaceful views are everywhere.

The Peace Village also houses a restaurant, several meeting rooms and a conference room for large events. All in all, ideally equipped for schools, youth groups or business conferences. In the evening, we can recommend you to try a local ale in our bar with game facilities and live sports.

Activities at Peace Village Besides our two football pitches, the facilities also include a netball field, pingpong, pool table and table football. Campfires and karaoke are possible after reservation. Our local guides are happy to tailor your itinerary and in Flanders Fields, the cycling paradise is never far away.

Accommodation Providers Abacus Hotels Limited White Lion House, 20 Station Street, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7LH Tel: 01760 725725 Best Western Hotels Consort House, Amy Johnson Way, Clifton Moor, York YO30 4GP Tel: 0845 194 9813 Britannia Hotels Halecroft, 253 Hale Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 8RE Butlins Ltd Butlins Group Holidays, Skegness, PE25 1NJ Tel: 0845 070 4747 Choice Hotels Ireland Choice Hotels Ireland Morrisons House, Morrisons Island Cork, Ireland Corus Hotels The Old Farmhouse, Rossway Park, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 3TZ Tel: 0844 736 8656 Crerar Hotels Head Office, 1 Queen Charlotte Lane, Edrinburgh EH6 6BL

Daish's Holidays Tel:01202 638840

Macdonald Hotels and Resorts Whiteside House, Whiteside Industrial Estate, Bathgate, West Lothian EH48 2RX Tel:01506 815 222

The George Hotel Devonshire Street, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7SU Tel: 01768 862696 georgehotel

Marriott Hotels Hinchingbrooke Business Park, Kingfisher Way, Huntingdon PE29 6FL Tel:01480 426 966

Haven & British Holidays 1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead HP2 4YL Tel: 0871 230 1911

Marsham Court Hotel 3 Russell Cotes Rd, East Cliff, Bournemouth BH1 3AB

Hilton Hotels Maple Court, Central Park, Reeds Crescent, Watford WD24 4QQ Tel: 0845 7090505

Modern Hotels Roseville Street, St Helier, Jersey JE1 4HE Tel: +44 1534 888811

Intercontinental Hotels Group Broadwater Park, Denham, Buckinghamshire UB9 5HR Tel: 0845 607 3777

myhotelbreak 3 Dunlop Street Strathaven ML10 6LA Tel:01357 529 129

Langstone Cliff Hotel Mount Pleasant Road, Dawlish Warren, Dawlish, EX7 0NA Tel: 01626 868000

Philema Hospitality Management 9 Esplanade Road Newquay TR7 1PS www.philemahospitalitymanage

Legacy Hotels 3 Henley Court, Prince Harry Road, Henley-in-Arden Warwickshire B95 5BA Tel: 07794 210049

Pontins Britannia Jinky Jersey LTD T/A Pontins, Ainsdale House, Shore Road, Ainsdale, Southport,PR8 2PZ Tel:0871 474 0744


Shap Wells Hotel Shap Nr Penrith Cumbria CA10 3QU Tel: 01931 716628 Skiddaw Hotel 31 Main St, Keswick CA12 5BN Tel:0800 840 1243 Strathmore Hotels 116 Strathmore House, East Kilbride, Glasgow G74 1LF Tel: 01355 266886: Travelodge Hotels Limited Tel: 0871 984 6575 Venuemasters Tel: 0114 245 3423 Warner Breaks 1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP2 4YL Tel: 0330 100 9772 Web: Welcome Break Head Office, 2 Vantage Court, Tickford Street, Newport Pagnell, Bucks MK14 9EZ Tel: 01908 299 700 Yarn Market Hotel 25-33 High St, Dunster, Minehead TA24 6SF Tel: 01643 821425

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Groups Why not join the hundreds of groups that travel with us every year and discover all the benefits of Daish’s Holidays for yourself.


All our hotels are accredited as COVID safe under the Visit Britain good to go scheme

places for groups over 20 people

A choice of 12 fantastic hotels spread across 10 locations

Great value half board breaks including nightly entertainment

Fleet of 26 luxury coaches to provide comfortable travel

Dedicated groups team to support you from booking to arrival

Over 40 years of award winning customer service

Get in touch with us Today! Call 01202 638 841 or visit


Isle of Wight








Lake District


Spotlight on ... Photograph Mark Allan

They look forward to welcoming back worldclass soloists – from legendary pianists Mitsuko Uchida and Evgeny Kissin to younger stars Janine Jansen and Alice Sara Ott, as well as the LSO’s own wonderful principal players Peter Moore, Roman Simovic, Ben Thomson and David Cohen, who appear as soloists in a wide range of concertos.

London Symphony Orchestra

Their Principal Guest Conductors return, with Gianandrea Noseda

continuing his cycle of Shostakovich symphonies with two of the composer’s biggest creations – the 11th and 13th. In the second half of the season, FrançoisXavier Roth will join them for an exploration of Beethoven’s symphonies alongside more contemporary works.

Find out more: or follow @VisitNewbury on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Visit Newbury Old meets new in historic Newbury, which is rapidly

Many of their programmes include some less familiar repertoire, alongside well known works, and they hope that you will enjoy experiencing new music and encountering fresh voices. Across two concerts, André J Thomas will explore American musical traditions, from gospel to orchestral; there are premieres by Daniel Kidane, Wynton Marsalis and Louise Drewett, among others; and they are thrilled to welcome saxophonist Jess Gillam for her LSO debut in November as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, as well as a BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert.

Photograph courtesy of Visit Newbury

2022/23 marks Sir Simon Rattle’s final season as LSO Music Director, before he becomes Conductor Emeritus in 2023. His concerts will bring a return to the big orchestral works that were missing from concert halls during the Covid-19 pandemic: among them Elgar’s Second Symphony, Bruckner’s Seventh, Sir Simon’s own inimitable journey through the music of Stravinsky, and a moving choral programme pairing Szymanowski and Brahms. Following the success of The Cunning Little Vixen in 2019, Sir Simon also continues his journey into Janáček’s operas with a concert performance of Katya Kabanova, which will be brought to life by a firstclass line-up of singers.

Alongside the Barbican season, there is a vibrant programme of events at LSO St Luke’s, including two new series of BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concerts featuring a stellar line-up of soloists. And they are delighted to be continuing their extensive programme of streamed concerts through their partnership with Marquee TV.

becoming one of the most vibrant and must-visit areas in the South East. With specialty markets, an impressive events programme, and over 100 independent shops, bars and eateries, Newbury is one of the best market towns in the country. The bustling but quintessentially British town is steeped in history and home to Highclere Castle - star of the world-famous Downton Abbey. Surrounded by outstandingly beautiful countryside with canals running through its centre, visitors are spoiled for choice for things to do in Newbury, only a stone’s throw away from the waterside.


AT THE HEART OF THE MIDLANDS Tourists and pilgrims come from all over the world to experience this extraordinary building and to share something of the quest for peace and reconciliation, embodied by the dramatic contrast of the Ruins and the New Cathedral. How fortunate that it’s right on your doorstep.

WWW.COVENTRYCATHEDRAL.ORG.UK Email: Tel: +44 (0)24 7652 1234 1 Hill Top, Coventry CV1 5AB

East of England

East of England With so many places to visit in the East of England you’ll be spoilt for choice, it’s a perfect destination for days out, short breaks and holidays, for the active amongst us, ideal for cycling, walking and boating, not only does it have great countryside and coastline, but there are also theme parks, animal attractions, magnificent gardens and stately homes to visit. A largely flat region of dramatic skies, if you’re lucky you might spot a mosquito in the air from the de Havilland Aircraft Museum or another iconic aircraft from Shuttleworth.

BEDFORDSHIRE Bedford Swan Hotel The Embankment, Bedford, Bedfordshire MK40 1RW Tel: 01234 346565 John Bunyan Boat Shuttleworth Collection Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP Tel: 01767 627927 Woburn Abbey and Gardens Woburn, Bedfordshire MK17 9WA. Tel: 01525 290 333 Woburn Safari Park Woburn Safari Park, Woburn, Bedfordshire MK17 9QN Tel: 01525 290407 ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 2LF Tel: 020 7449 6235

CAMBRIDGESHIRE Cambridge University Botanic Garden 1 Brookside, Cambridge /Botanic/Home.aspx Denny Abbey and The Farmland Museum Ely Rd, Waterbeach, Cambridge CB25 9PQ Tel: 0370 333 1181

Ely Cathedral The Chapter House, The College, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4DL Tel: 01353 667735

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome Hackmans Lane, Purleigh, Near Maldon, Essex, CM3 6RN. Te: 01245 329358

Frogmore Paper Mill Fourdrinier Way ApsleyHemel Hempstead Hertfordshire HP3 9RY

Nene Valley Railway Wansford Station, Stibbington, Peterborough PE8 6LR Tel: 01780 784444


Hatfield House Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 5NQ Tel: 01707 287010

de Havilland Aircraft Museum Salisbury Hall, London Colney, St Albans, Herts AL2 1BU Tel: 01727 826400

Polhill 19 Cambridge Rd, Coton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB23 7PJ Tel: 01954 210234 Twenty Pence Garden Centre Twenty Pence Rd, Wilburton, Ely CB6 3RN Tel:01353 741024 Visit Cambridge Tourist Information Centre, Peas Hill, Cambridge CB2 3QB Tel: 0871 226 8006

ESSEX Blake House Craft Centre Blake End, Near Braintree, Essex, CM77 6RA Epping Ongar Railway Station Approach, Ongar CM5 9BN Tel: 01277 365200 Romford Market Tolgate House. 97 Market Place, Romford RM1 3E Tel: 01708 434112 www.havering. romfordmarket


St Albans Tourism St Albans District Council, St Peter’s Street, St Albans AL1 3JE Tel: 01727 819492

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Britain’s Biggest Beer Shop Craft Beer, Spirits, Wines, Ciders (incl. gluten free)

As seen on Bargain Hunt & Antiques Road Trip

Pop in for a Cuppa, something to eat, or maybe try one of our extensive range of Draught or Bottled Beverages Relax in our Beer Garden

Plus Out Door Play Area for Children

Please check websites for opening times

The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas

Tel:01553 812000 Garage Lane, SETCHEY, King’s Lynn PE33 0BE

East of England Warner Breaks 1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 4YL

NORFOLK Abacus Hotels Limited White Lion House, 20 Station Street, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7LH Tel: 01760 725725 Beers of Europe Ltd Garage Lane, Setchey Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE33 0BE Tel:01553 812000 Broads Tours The Bridge, Wroxham, Norwich, NR12 8RX Tel: 01603 782207

Bure Valley Railway Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Norfolk, NR11 6BW Tel: 01733 391111

Tel:01502 518459 Ickworth National Trust The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5QETel: 01284 735270

Peter Beales Roses London Road, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17 1AY Tel: 01953 454707

Highway Garden and Leisure Loddon Rd, Norwich NR14 7PW Tel: 01508 494665

Lowestoft Maritime Museum Sparrow Nest Gardens, Whapload Road, Suffolk NR32 1XG Tel: 01502 561963

Roys of Wroxham Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8DB

Holkham Hall Wells-next-on-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1AB Tel: 01328 710227

National Horseracing Museum 99 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8JHWeb:

Thursford Collection Thursford green, Fakenham, Norfolk, Tel: 01328 878477

North Norfolk Railway. Sheringham to Holt.


Orton Hall Hotel & Spa The Village, Orton Longueville, Peterborough PE2 7D

East Anglia Transport Museum Chapel Road, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 8BL

Suffolk Punch Trust Sink Farm, St Davids Lane, Hollesley, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 3JR Tel:01394 411327 Web:

East Midlands

East Midlands

A traditional heartland of both farming and industry, often mistakenly overlooked by many seeking a great day out short break or holiday there’s plenty to pique your interest here. From the flat, unseeing Fens in Lincolnshire to the rolling valleys and fells of the inspiring Peak District, and much more in between, the East Midlands has its fair share of historic houses and gardens, home to Chatsworth House, Lincoln Cathedral and Newstead Abbey and why not book into England’s oldest hotel in Buxton also famous for its spring water although this isn’t the only libation on offer at the hotel or indeed the area.

DERBYSHIRE Chesterfield Borough Council Town Hall, Rose Hill, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S40 1LP Tel: 01246 345 345 Chesterfield Market Market Place, Chesterfield S40 1PB Tel: 01246 345777/8 Crich Tramway Village Cromford Road, Crich, Matlock, Derbyshire.DE4 5DP Tel: 01773 854321

Denby Pottery Village Derby Rd, Ripley DE5 8NX Tel:01773 740799 Great British Car Journey Unit 4 Derwent Works, Ambergate DE56 2HE Tel:01773 317243 Haddon Hall Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1LA Tel: (01629) 812 855 / (01629) 812 855810 912

The Heights of Abraham Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3NT Tel: 01629 582365

The Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF Tel: 01332 641901

The Old hall Hotel The Square, Buxton, Derbyshire. SK17 6BD Tel: 01298 22841


Renishaw Hall and Gardens Renishaw, Nr. Sheffield S21 3WB Tel: 01246 432310


Belvoir Castle Belvoir, Leicestershire NG32 1PE Tel: 01476 871002 Melbourne Hall Church Sq, Melbourne, DerbyDE73 8EN Tel: 01332 862 502

GROUP S & COACH TOURS W ELCOM E Bring your group to the home of Denby Pottery to spend quality time at our welcoming Pottery Village. Whether you have a few hours or are planning to enjoy a full day, we can help organise your itinerary to make the most of our fully accessible visitor centre, with its great selection of shops, places to eat and wealth of family-friendly experiences to enjoy.




Denby in every pattern, gifts and homeware with savings of up to 60% off RRP. Visit The Garden Stall, stock up on delicious fresh Derbyshire foods in our specialist Farm Shop and much more. Home delivery available on some items.

Bourne’s Coffee Shop & Bistro has tasty home cooked breakfasts, lunch, snacks and drinks, or grab a lighter bite at the Café.

Make the most of your guests’ visit by pre-booking a Denby Experience. Choose from The Denby Pottery Tour, visit the Denby Craft Studio, Museum or Discovery. Each experience comes with a complimentary hot drink & slice of cake.

C OAC H DRIVERS Book in advance to secure your preferred date and activities

FREE COACH PARKING Coach Driver Incentive Programme & Refreshments Voucher

Group catering is available to pre-book.

D E N BY P O T T E RY V I L L AG E Derby Road, Denby, Derbyshire DE5 8NX Open Every Day Mon to Sat 9am-5pm / Sun 10am–4pm TO BOOK email our Welcome Desk on call: 01773 740 799 every day between 10am – 4pm CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY AND CHRISTMAS DAY


WHAT WILL YOU MAKE OF IT? Explore all things making at our brand new museum in the heart of Derby and discover your inner maker. Museum entry with lunch and exhibition options for groups.


Email for exclusive discounts | | 01332 641901

@belvoircastle | Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire, NG32 1PE


East Midlands Visit Lincs Coast Skegness Town Hall, North Parade, Skegness, Lincs PE25 1DA.

Mansfield Road, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire NG16 3DZ Tel: 01773 717353

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Castle Ashby Gardens Castle Ashby,Northampton, Deene Park Deene, Corby NN17 3EW Tel: 01780 450278

Newstead Abbey Newstead Village NG15 8NA Southwell Minster Church St, Southwell NG25 0HD Tel:01636 812649

Wicksteed Park Barton Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN15 6NJ Tel: 01536 512 475

NOTTINGHAM DH Lawrence Heritage Durban House Heritage Centre,



The Classic Motoring Visitor Attraction

Melbourne Hall Church Sq, Melbourne, DerbyDE73 8EN Tel: 01332 862 502 Melton Mowbray Victorian Fayre Tel:01664 822114 National Space Centre Exploration Drive, Leicestershire LE4 5NS Tel: 0116 261 0261

LINCOLNSHIRE Doddington Hall Doddington, Lincolnshire

LN6 4RU Tel: 01522 694308 Lincoln Castle 4 Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA Tel: 01522 511068 Why not buy your special one a drive in one of our fleet of classic British cars?

Lincoln Cathedral Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PX Tel:01522 561600

Starting from only £49, you can take your pick of some of Britain’s finest vehicles, and upgrade with a fantastic gift pack that includes an embossed travel wallet, key ring and reproduction classic driving licence that can be personalised.

Skegness Aquirium Tower Esplanade Skegness Lincolnshire PE25 3HH

Buy your drives now at or call us on 01773 317255

A journey full of memories 150+ cars from 1902-2022 Audiovisual guide Childrens interactive tour Simply arrive and pay or book online or call 01773 317243 Great British Car Journey

Derwent Works, Ambergate, Derbyshire DE56 2HE

Be part of something special Join the Great British Car Club from only £31 – Find us on social media


Come and visit the world-renowned

Leaves of Southwell After being closed for over a year whilst undergoing significant conservation work, thanks to £2.2m funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, we are delighted that the ‘Leaves of Southwell’ can once again be seen in all their exquisite glory. Regarded as the best example of 13th century naturalistic carving in the United Kingdom, and indeed Europe, they are of significant global importance and have a stunning setting inside the glorious Chapter House of Southwell Minster. Whilst you’re here, why not visit The Archbishop’s Palace, once home to Cardinal Wolsey, which is situated next door and includes the serene Palace Gardens, with its abundance of flowers, plants and wildlife the perfect place to sit and relax! Situated in the heart of rural Nottinghamshire, in the picturesque Georgian market town of Southwell, just 8 miles from the A1, there’s never been a better time to visit Southwell Minster. Refectory and Gift Shop on-site. Open 365 days per year. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

“I’d heard about Southwell’s famed Chapter House but never expected it to be so beautiful.”

“Breathtaking craftsmanship”

“So lifelike you can almost hear them rustle” @SouthwellMinster



Leaves of Southwell


Heart of England

Heart of England The Heart of England has always been a booming economic centre, starting with the wool trade in the Middle Ages which enriched Coventry, before becoming the pivot of the Industrial Revolution fuelled from the Black Country, it still maintains a largely unspoilt region found to the north and west of Birmingham, which means that there’s plenty of things to do both outdoors and indoors, walking, cycling, or maybe a boat trip on the canals (there are more in this area than there are in Venice, although we haven’t spotted any gondola’s yet), visiting stately homes and gardens, why not visit Croome Court once a secret wartime airbase and now a visitor centre. Outside is the grandest of English landscapes, ‘Capability’ Brown’s masterful first commission, with commanding views over the Malvern’s. This is arguably the most medieval of the UK’s regions, with great castles such as that at Warwick and literary trails around Stratford-UponAvon, home of the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare.

BIRMINGHAM Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses Westbourne Rd, Birmingham, B15 3TR www.birminghambotanical Birmingham City Museum & Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, West Midlands Tel: 0121 303 2834 Black Coutry Living Museum Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ Tel: 0121 520 8054 Cadbury World Linden Road, Bournville, B301JR Tel: 0844 880 7667 Discover Dudley Dudley Canal and Caverns 501 Birmingham New Rd, Tipton, Dudley DY1 4SB Tel:0121 557 6265 National Motorcycle Museum Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull B92 0EJ Tel: 0121 704 2784

www.nationalmotorcycle New Alexandra Theatre Station St, Birmingham, West Midlands B5 4DS Tel: 0844 871 3011 Museum of Jewellery Quarter 75-79 Vyse Street, Hockley, Birmingham B18 6HA Tel: 0121 554 3598 Thinktank, Millennium Point Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG Tel: 0121 202 2222 Vintage Trains Limited 670 Warwick Road, Tyseley, Birmingham B11 2HL

HEREFORDSHIRE Broadfield Court Gardens & Vineyard Bowley Lane, Bodenham, Herefordshire, HR1 3LG Tel: 01568 797483 Cider Museum & King Offa Distillery 21 Ryelands Street, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 0LW Tel: 01432 354207

Eastnor Castle Nr Ledbury Herefordshire HR8 1RL,Tel: 01531 633160 Hampton Court Castle Gardens and Parkland Hampton Court Castle, Hope under Dinmore HR6 0PN Tel: 01568 797777 Herefordshire Council Brockington, 35 Hafod Road, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 1SHTel: (01432) 260000 Norman Allen Group Travel Ltd Portfield House Daws Road Hereford HR1 2JJ, G.B. Tel: 01432 277666 Visit Herefordshire 1 King Street, Hereford HR4 9BW, Herefordshire, UK Tel: 01432 268430 Westonbury Mill Water Garden and Follies Pembridge Herefordshire HR6 9HZ www.westonburymillwaterg Tel;01544 388650 Westons Cider Mill The Bounds, Much Marcle, Nr Ledbury,


Herefordshire. HR8 2NQ Tel: 01531 660 108

STAFFORDSHIRE Churnet Valley Railway Cheddleton Station, Station Rd, Cheddleton ST13 7EE Tel: 01538 360522 Drayton Manor Park Drayton Manor Drive Tamworth, Staffordshire B78 3TW Tel: 0844 472 1950 Foxfield Railway Foxfield Railway, Caverswall Road,Blythe Bridge, Staffordshire, ST11 9BG 01782 396210 Lichfield Cathedral The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD Tel:01543 306100 Lichfield Markets and Market Square Lichfield City Council Donegal House, Bore Street, Lichfield, Staffs, WS13 6LU Tel:01543 309853 Spode Works Visitor Centre Church Street, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST4 1BX Tel: 01782 744011

Oswestry Market Days

for beauty, culture & wonder


•Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays •Ample Free Coach Parking •New central coach drop off point, booking essen)al on 01691 680222. Toilets •Loads of Independent Shops •Award Winning Park

Oswestry the birthplace of famous war poet Wilfred Owen

SO MUCH TO DISCOVER AT LICHFIELD CATHEDRAL For visits, tours, events, services and more visit


Heart of England Stoke-on-Trent Tourist Information Centre The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery Bethesda Street City Centre Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3DW Tamworth Castle Holloway Lodge, Tamworth, Staffordshire B79 7NA Tel: 01827 709629 The Wedgwood Visitor Centre Barlaston, Stoke on Trent, Staffs ST12 9ER Tel: 0870 606 1759 Visit Lichfield District Council Offices, Frog Lane, Lichfield WS13 6YY Tel: 01543 308210 Tel: 01543 308210 groups

SHROPSHIRE Acton Scott Historic Working Farm Wenlock Lodge, Acton Scott, Nr Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6QN Tel: 01694 781306/ 7 Ironbridge Gorge Museums Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford TF8 7DQ Tel: 01952 435 900 Ludlow Castle Castle Square, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 1AY Tel: 01584 873355 Ludlow Farm Shop Bromfield Shropshire SY8 2JR Tel: :01584856000 @ludlowfarmshop Oswestry Market Bailey Head Oswestry

Alcester B49 5NJ Tel: 01789 762090

Hales Street, Coventry CV1 1JD Tel: 024 7623 4270

SY11 1PZ Royal Air Force Museum Cosford Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP Tel: 01902 376 200

Royal Shakespeare Company Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6BB Tel: 0844 800 1110

Explore Coventry Coventr Explore See page 59 for advert Heritage Motor Centre Banbury Road,Gaydon, Warwick,Warwickshire CV35 0BJ Tel:

Secret Hills, The Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre School Road, Craven Arms,Shropshire SY79RS Tel: 01588 676000 www.shropshirehills

Stoneleigh Abbey Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV82LF Tel: 01926 858535

Hill Close Gardens Bread and Meat Close, Warwick CV34 6HF Tel: 01926 493339

Weston Park Weston under Lizard, Shropshire TF1 8LE Tel: 01952 852100

Shakespeare's Birthplace Henley Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6QW Tel: 01789 204016

Mary Arden’s House Station Road, Wilmcote, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire CV37 9UN


Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6HB

Ragley Hall Ragley Hall,

Avon Boating Ltd Swan’ sNest Boathouse, Swan’s Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon. Warwickshire. CV37 7LS Tel: 01789 267073

At Ludlow Famshop, our food is made by artisans with produce reared or grown on our own farm. Handmade in small batches, we are able to see, smell and taste it. Don’t just take our word for it... visit us and you will nd a range of products to taste from our production counters.

British Motor Museum 11 Banbury Rd Warwick CV350BJ Tel:01926 641188 Canal & River Tours Canal Basin, Bancroft Gardens, Waterside, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6AT. Tel: 01789 295173

Relax in our picnic area with takeaway food & drinks, or enjoy a hearty breakfast, lunch or a light bite from the delicious seasonal menu at our onsite cafe. Our ice cream cabin is open during Spring & Summer with ice cream made in our onsite dairy!

Compton Verney House Trust Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ Tel: 01926 645500

Two miles from Ludlow. Free parking. Open daily.

Coventry Cathedral Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5FB Tel: 02476 521234 Coventry Transport Museum Millennium Place,


Brom eld, Shropshire, SY8 2JR 01584 856000


Open daily 11.00am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.30pm) Tel: 01789 203170

Jinney Ring Craft Centre Hanbury Road, Hanbury, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B60 4BU Tel: 01527 821272

Stratford Racecourse Co. Ltd Luddington Rd, Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire CV379SE

Royal Worcester Museum Severn St Worcester WR1 2ND

Warwick Castle Warwick, Warwickshire CV34 4QU Tel: 0871 265 2000

WORCESTERSHIRE British Asparagus Festival in the Vale of Evesham Tel: 01386 565373 www.britishasparagusfestival. org Destination Worcestershire Severn House, Prescott Drive, Warndon Business Park, Worcester WR4 9NE Tel. 0845 641 1540

Severn Valley Railway, Number One Comberton Place, Kidderminster DY10 1QR Tel: 01562 757900 Spetchley Park Gardens Spetchley Park, Worcestershire WR5 1RS Tel: 01453 810303

Special Events throughout the year! See website for details

12 working craft units, craft ales, plants, gardens, restaurant & gifts Open Daily Free Admission & Parking

The Museum of Carpet Stour Vale Mill, Green St, Kidderminster DY10 1AZ Tel: 01562 69028

01527 821272

Hanbury, Bromsgrove Worcestershire, B60 4BU

the home of Grow Cook Learn

Visit the award winning Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in the heart of South Shropshire where you can meet the Condover mammoth and see a panoramic film over the area’s iconic landscape in the Shropshire Hills Through Time exhibition. Explore 30 acres of meadows, with all ability access paths, and enjoy delicious local cakes and lunches, all made from scratch on the premises in the licensed cafe. 01588 676060 £5 coach driver voucher to spend in the café. *please bring this advert to redeem o er.

Just off the A49 in Craven Arms


Open daily 10am - 5pm

Isle of Man

Isle of Man Ideally situated between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales is where you will find the Isle of Man. For the thousands of visitors who are welcomed here year after year, this seabound nation where the wonders of coastline and countryside, sea and shore, meet within a matter of minutes, the Island is an unforgettable group holiday destination – will you be the next to fall under its spell?

A.R.E Museum 01624 878242 Groudle Glen Railway Cathedral Isle of Man Derby Road, Peel, Isle of Man, IM5 1HH Tel +44 (0) 1624 844830 Foraging Vintners - Craft Winery Breakwater Road, Port Erin, Isle of Man, IM9 6JA Gaiety Theatre Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 2HJ Tel 01624 694500 Great Laxey Wheel and Mine Trail Wheel Hill, Laxey, IM4 7NL Tel01624 861136 Great Union Camera Obscura Douglas Head,Douglas, IM1 5BY Tel+44 (0) 1624 621733 Grove Museum Andreas Road, Ramsey, Isle Of Man, Isle Of Man, IM8 3UA Tel 01624 812686 Isle of Man Tour Guides 07624 342951 Inside Tynwald Legislative Buildings, Finch Road, Douglas,

IM1 3PW Tel 01624 685520

Castletown, IM9 1AX Tel:01624 824186

Isle of Man Railways Public Transport Division, Department of Infrastructure, Transport Headquarters, Banks Circus, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 5PT Tel: 01624 662525

Peel Castle Peel, IM5 1TB Tel 01624 648090

Isle of Man Tourism 01624 686888

Railway Museum Port Erin Station Road, Port Erin,Isle of Man, IM9 6AE Rushen Abbey Mill Road, Ballasalla, Isle Of Man, IM9 3DB Tel 01624 823048

Isle of Man Transport Banks Circus, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 5PT Tel: 01624 662525 Isle of Man Steam Packet Company 01624 645693 Jurby Transport Museum Laxey Mines Railway 01624 680186 Leece Museum 01624 845366 Manx Aviation and Military Museum 07624 454596 Manx National Heritage 01624 648017 Nautical Museum Bridge Street,


The Milntown Estate and Gardens 01624812321 The Old House of Keys Parliament Square, Castletown, IM9 1LA Tel 01624 822306 Tours Isle of Man 01624 822611 Villa Marina and Gaiety Theatre Complex 01624 600555


London The world’s greatest city (although we would say that, perhaps we’re a little bias) needs little introduction, other than to say that whatever type of day out, short break or holiday you are after, if you can’t find it here it doesn’t exist. From free museums, art galleries and world-class theatre, iconic landmarks Big Ben, The Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, The Shard, we could be typing all day, with foodie delights,serious shopping and thanks to the abundance of greenery and outdoor activities, London has become the world's first National Park City.Why not do a bit of boating in Hyde Park or deer-spotting in Richmond Park? There’s history in abundance, from the early Middle Ages to be seen at Westminster Abbey and throughout the City of London where parts of the Roman Wall still stand — through to Regency and Georgian London magnificently preserved in the West End and around Regent’s Park.

Bateaux London Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU Tel: 020 7695 1800 DeWynters 48 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7QD Tel: 020 7321 0488 English National Opera London Coliseum, St Martin’s Lane, London WC2N 4ES

Fitzroy house 37 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 6DX Houses of Parliament Westminster, London, SW1A 2TT Tel: 020 7219 3003 Imperial War Museum Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ

Londonlunchbox Company 11 The Broadway, Preston Road, Wembley Tel: 020879300119

Jubilee Market Covent Garden 1 Tavistock St, London WC2E 8BD

London Symphony Orchestra Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS

Kia Oval Kennington Oval, London SE11 5SS Tel:020 3946 0100

Lord’s Museum & Tours Lord’s Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood Road, LondonNW8 8QN

Madame Tussauds Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5LR

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London Museum of London 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN Tel: 020 7001 9844 The National Gallery Trafalgar Square, London WC2N5DN Tel: 0207 747 2885 National Maritime Museum Park Row, Greenwich, LondonSE10 9NF Tel: 0208 312 6608 Planet Hollywood 57-60 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4QX Tel: 020 7287 1000 www.planethollywood Romford Market, Market Place, Romford RM13ER romfordmarket Tel: 01708 433324 Royal Air Force Museum London Grahame Park Way, London NW9 5LL Tel: 020 8358 4849 /group-visits.aspx Royal Albert Hall Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP Tel: 020 7959 0558 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Kew, Richmond, TW9 3AB Tel: 020 8332 5655 Royal Observatory Greenwich Blackheath Ave Greenwich London SE10 8XJ Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Bow St Covent Garden London WC2E 9DD

Tel:020 7403 6333 www.thelondonbridge Ticket Master 48 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LR

Sherlock Holmes Museum 221B Baker Street London NW1 6XE Telephone:020)7 224 3688 www.sherlockholmes.

Twickenham Stadium Whitton Road, Twickenham TW2 7BA Tel: 0871 222 2120 twickenham

See Tickets Manor House, 21 Soho Square, London W1D 3QP Tel: 0844 412 4650

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden, WD25 7LR Tel: +44 (0)345 084 0900.

The Strawberry Hill Trust 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham TW1 4ST Tel:020 8744 1241 www.strawberry

The Wallace Collection Hertford House, Manchester Square, London, WIU 3BN

Stay QM at Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS Tel: 020 7882 8175 St Paul’s Cathedral The Chapter House, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD Tel: +44(0)20 7246 8317 Syon House and Gardens Syon House, Syon Park, Brentford,TW8 8JF Tel:0208 560 0882 Thames Barrier Information Centre 1 Unity Way Woolwich London SE18 5NJ the-thames-barrier Tel: 0208 305 4188 The London Bridge Experience London Bridge Experience, 2-4 Tooley St, London SE1 2SY


Tel: 020 7563 9500 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum & Tour AELTC Championships Ltd, Church Road, London, SW19 5AE /museum Tel: 020 8946 6131 Westminster Abbey The Chapter Office 20 Dean's Yard Westminster Abbey London Tel: 020 7222 5152 www.westminster William Morris Gallery Lloyd Park, Forest Road,Walthamstow, London, Greater London, England, E17 4PP

Contact us for special group rates

Visit the world-famous botanic garden

SHOPPING GUIDED TOURS GROUP DISCOUNTS EVENTS SNACK BAR RESTAURANT Covent Garden’s historic indoor Jubilee Market has plenty to offer groups for a fabulous shopping trip. You can also book our 45-minute guided walking tour of Covent Garden and include a refreshments package. @jubileemarket @jubileemarket75 020 8332 5648

North East

The North East A region that combines sandy beaches, castles and portcullises, miles and miles of natural terrain that's divided and dominated by Hadrian’s Wall, but also includes 3 vibrant and cosmopolitan cities and of course the birthplace of Ant and Dec who it would appear we can't get enough of. The magnificent Durham Cathedral, on a huge promontory overlooking the River Wear, is held by many to be the finest example of Norman architecture in the land, and of course a more modern masterpiece The Angel of the North whose home is in Gateshead.

CO DURHAM Auckland Castle Bishop Auckland, Co Durham, DL14 7NR Tel: 01388 743750 Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum Beamish, Co Durham DH9 0RG Tel: 0191 370 4000 Durham Cathedral The Chapter House, The College,Durham, Co Durham ,DH1 3EH Tel: 0191 386 4266 Durham Tourist Information Millennium Place, Durham City,Co Durham, DH1 1WA Tel: 0191 384 3720 Raby Castle Staindrop ,Darlington, County Durham DL2 3AH Tel: 01833 660202

NORTHUMBERLAD Alnwick Castle Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1NG Tel: 01665 511100

The Alnwick Garden Denwick Lane, Alnwick Northumberland NE66 1YU Tel: 01665 511350 Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh Castle, Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF Tel: 01668 214 208 administrator@bamburghcastl Chillingham Castle Chillingham, Alnwick Northumberland, NE66 5NJ Tel: +44 (0)1668 215359 Ford and Etal Estates Ford, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 2QA Tel: 01890 820338 Hadrian’s Wall Tourism Partnership 14B Gilesgate, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 3NJ Tel: 01434 602505

Hartlepool Historic Quay Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool Teeside & Tees Valley TS24 0XZ Tel: 01429 860077

MetroCentre MetroCentre, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE11 9YG Tel: 0191 493 0200

Kirkleatham Museum Kirkleatham, Redcar, TS10 5NW, Tel: (01642) 479500

Northern Secrets Limited 11 Garden Crescent, Consett, County Durham DH8 0PT Tel. 01207 560 455

Middlesbrough Tourist Information Centre and Box Office The Town Hall, Albert Road, Middlesbrough, PO Box 69 TS1 2QQ Tel 01642 729900

River Escapes Unit B2, Whitehouse Farm Centre Stannington, Morpeth NE61 6AW Tel: 01670 785666

Ormesby Hall: National Trust Church Lane, Ormesby, Middlesbrough, Teeside & Tees Valley Tel:01642 324188

Hexham Racecourse Co Limited The Riding, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 4PF Tel: 01434 606881

Redcar & Cleveland Tourism Neighbourhood Services Department, PO Box 86, Kirkleatham Street, Redcar, Tees Valley TS10 1XX



Captain Cook Birthplace museum Stewart Park, Marton, Middlesbrough, Teeside & Tees Valley TS7 8AT Tel: 01642 311211

Laing Art Gallery New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 8AG Tel: 0191 232 7734


Shipley Art Gallery Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 4JB Tel: 0191 477 1495 WWT Washington Wetland Centre Pattinson, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 8LE Tel: 0191 416 5454

Alnwick Castle The second largest inhabited castle in the UK; home to the Duke of Northumberland’s family, the Percys, for over 700 years and film location for Downton Abbey and Harry Potter’s Hogwarts. 01665 511 100 Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1NQ

North West

The North West The Industrial Revolution created mighty cities thanks to textiles and shipping which are now home to arguably the greatest football teams the world has ever seen, well at least the most successful and lucrative. It doesn't come as a surprise to learn that this is the 3rd most densely populated area in the United Kingdom after the South East and Greater London, there's something for everyone here, iconic cities that are as famous for their music scenes as their grand industrial buildings and museums. Hear The Beatles resonate from street corners in Liverpool and the Stone Roses and Oasis rock in fashionable Manchester and now also home to Media City. For nature lovers, landscapes filled with lakes, estuaries buzzing with birdlife, and there's the Lake District another oasis of tranquil beauty.

CHESHIRE Arley Hall & Gardens Nr Great Budworth, Northwich, Capesthorne Hall Siddington, Nr Macclesfield, Cheshire,SK11 9JY Tel: 01625 861221 Chester Cathedral 12 Abbey Square, Chester, CH1 2HU Tel: 01244 324756 Cholmondeley Castle Garden Cholmondeley Castle Garden Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8AH Tel:01829 720 383 Jodrell Bank Observatory The University of Manchester, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9DL Tel:01477571766

CUMBRIA Beatrix Potter Gallery: Hawkshead Bottom of Main St, Cumbria LA22 0NS Tel: 015394 36355 Hayes Garden World Ambleside Lake Road,

Windermere Lake Cruises Winander House, Glebe Road, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HE Tel: 015394 43360

Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0DW Tel: 015394 33434 Holker Hall & Gardens Cark-in-Cartmel, Nr Grangeover-Sands, Cumbria LA11 7PL

World of Beatrix Potter Attraction The Old Laundry, Bowness-on-Windermere,

Lake Distric Estates Maudlands 13 Maude St Kendal Cumbria LA9 4QD South Tynedale Railway Station Rd, Alston, Cumbria CA9 3JB Tel:01434 381696 Summer Grove Halls Hensingham Whitehaven Cumbria CA28 8XZ The George Hotel Devonshire Street, Penrith,Cumbria, CA11 7SU Tel: 01768 862696 georgehotel

The Lakes Distillery Setmurthy, near Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria CA13 9SJ


Lake District, Cumbria, LA23 3BX Tel: 01539 488444

GREATER MANCHESTER Arndale Shopping Centre Manchester Arndale1st Floor, Arndale Centre, Manchester, M4 3AQ Tel: 0161 8334851




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North West Ashton Under Lyne Markets Wellington Road, Ashton under Lyne, OL6 6DL Z Tel: 0161 342 3268 Bolton Tourism Central Library, Le Mans Crescent Bolton, BL1 1SE Lowry Outlet Mall The Quays, Salford Quays, M50 3AH Tel: 0161 848 1847 Manchester Cathedral Manchester, M3 1SX Manchester United Football Club Museum & Ground Tours Manchester United Football Club, Old Trafford, M16 0RA

Tel: +44 (0) 161 868 8000 The Trafford Centre Manchester, Tel:0161 746 7777

LANCASHIRE Blackpool Pleasure Beach Blackpool FY4 1EZ Tel: 0870 444 5577 www.blackpool Bury’s Award Winning Market Bury Markets Management, 1 Murray Road, Bury, Lancashire BL9 0BJ Tel: 0161 253 6520 East Lancashire Railway Bolton Street, Bury BL9 0EY Tel: 0333 320 2830

Samlesbury Hall Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, Lancashire PR5 0UP Tel: 01254 812010 Visit Blackpool Tourism Department, 1 Clifton Street, Blackpool, Lancashire FY1 1LY Tel: 01253 478222

MERSEYSIDE The Beatles Story Britannia Vaults, Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4AD The Cavern Club 10 Mathew St, Liverpool L2 6RE Mersey Ferries Limited Victoria Place, Seacombe,

Wallasey, Merseyside, CH44 6QY Tel: 0151 639 0609 Royal Liver Building Liverpool Waterfront, L3 1HU Tour and Museum - Liverpool FC Walton Breck Rd, Liverpool, Merseyside L4 0TH Tel:0151 260 6677 history/tour-and-museum/ Southport – England’s Classic Resort Sefton Council Southport Town Hall Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DA Tel: 0151 934 2333 Web: Strawberry Field Beaconsfield Road Liverpool L25 6EJ Tel:0151 252 6130

Ga Gate Gat Gates O Op Ope Open f Groups fo for G Gr Gro Grou Group Discover Strawberry Field, the award-winning heritage site, previously a Salvation Army children’s home and immortalised by John Lennon.

Groups can enjoy an interactive visitor exhibition complete with media guide, featuring interwoven stories of the home and John’s childhood. Listen to the inspiration behind the famous song and see John’s ‘Imagine’ piano on display. Guests can relax in the peaceful gardens where John found solace as a child and take time in the cafe and shop.

With responsible tourism and well-being at its heart, Strawberry Field ticks all the boxes for today’s traveller. For travel trade information, please contact: Ginette GoulstonLincoln +44 (0)7958 448 002 or

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The South East

The South East The South East is renowned for its beautiful gardens and miles of stunning coastline. Rich in cultural attractions, the region is easily accessible from London, and is also home to gently rolling countryside, two National Parks and some of Britain's sunniest and driest weather! Which has made this a firm favourite for those seeking a great dayout, short break or holiday.

BERKSHIRE Ascot Racecourse Berkshire, SL5 7JX Tel: 0844 346 3000 Beale Park Lower Basildon, Reading, Berkshire RG8 9NH Tel: 0118 984 5172 Legoland Windsor Winkfield Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 4AY Tel: 0871 2222 001 The Living Rainforest Hampstead Norreys, Thatcham RG18 0TN Tel: 01635 202444 The Mill At Sonning Sonning Eye, Reading RG4 6TY Tel: 0118 969 8000 Waltham Place Church Hill, White Waltham, Berkshire SL6 3JH Tel: 01628 825517 Visit Newbury or follow @VisitNewbury on Facebook, Instagram and Twitte

Windsor Racing Limited The Racecourse, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 5JJ Tel: 01753 498400

Essex,CO3 0SI Tel: 01206 331292 Colne Valley Railway Castle Hedingham, Halstead, Essesx CO9 3DZ Tel: 01787 461174

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Exchange Street, Aylesbury, HP20 1UG aylesburyboxoffice@* Tel: Box Office: 0844 871 7607* Groups: 0333 009 5394**

Hedingham Castle Batley Street, Castle Hedingham, CO9 3DJ Tel:01787 460 261

*Fees apply.

Markshall Eatate Coggeshall, Colchester CO6 1TG Tel:01376 563796

Bletchley Park Bletchley Park Trust, Bletchley Park Sherwood Drive, Milton Keynes MK3 6EB

Romford Market Tollgate House, 97 Market Place, Romford RM1 3ER Tel: 07903 418324

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, Bucks, HP16 9PE museum Tel:01494 892192

HAMPSHIRE Beaulieu Hampshire SO42 7ZN Tel: 01590 614645

Stowe Gardens Buckingham, Buckinghamshire MK18 5DQ Tel: 01280 822850 Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon, Nr. Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP18 0JH Tel: 01296 653226

ESSEX Windsor Castle Windsor, Berkshire Tel: 020 7766 7304

Colchester Zoo Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester


English lavender products, oils and gifts from Lavender Fields EHL Ltd Hartley Park Farm, Alton, Hampshire GU34 3HP Tel: 01420 511146 Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway Exbury, New Forest nr Southampton, Hampshire SO45 1AZ Tel: 023 8089 1203 Furzey Gardens School Lane Minstead Lyndhurst Hampshire SO43 7GL Gilbert Whites House & Garden The Wakes, High Street, Selborne, Hampshire GU34 3JH Tel: 01420 511275 Marwell Zoo Colden Common, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1JH Tel: 01962 777407 Mary Rose Museum Main Rd, Portsmouth PO1 3PY Tel:+44 (0) 23 9281 2931

Bombay Sapphire Distillery Laverstoke Mill London Rd Whitchurch Hampshire RG28 7NR

Mid Hants Railway Ltd 'Watercress Line' The Railway Station, New Alresford, HampshireSO24 9JG Tel: 01962 733810

Buckler's Hard Beaulieu, Hampshire SO42 7XB Tel: 01590 616203

Milestones Museum Leisure Park, Churchill Way West, Basingstoke, RG22 6PG Tel: 01256 639550





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The South East Paultons Park Owe, Nr Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 6AL Tel: 023 8081 2921 Portsmouth CC Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2AD Tel: 023 9282 6722 Red Funnel Ferries 12 Bugle Street, Southampton, Hampshire SO14 2JY Tel: 08448 449988 Royal Armouries Fort Nelson, Down End Road, Fareham, Hampshire PO17 6AN Tel: 01329 233734

ISLE OF WIGHT The Needles Park Alum Bay, Isle of Wight PO39 0JD Tel: 08717200022

Hangloose Adventures Bluewater Pkwy, Dartford, Greenhithe DA9 9ST Tel: 020 4506 3833

Shanklin Chine 3 Chine Hill Shanklin Isle of Wight PO37 6BW | Tel: 01983 866432

Hever Castle & Gardens Hever Rd, Hever, Edenbridge TN8 7NG

KENT Bewl Water Tel: 01892 890000

Canterbury Guided Tours Christ Church Gate, The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2EE Tel:01227 459779

Visit Portsmouth Portsmouth City Council, Civic Offices, Portsmouth PO1 2BG Tel: 02392 834116

Canterbury Roman Museum Butchery Lane, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2JR. Tel: 01227 785575

West Green House West Green, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire RG27 8JB Tel: 01252 844611 Wightlink Limited Gunwharf Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LA Tel: 0871 376 1000

Chislehurst Caves Chislehurst, Kent BR7 5NL

Polhill Garden Centre - The Home of Gardens Polhill Garden Centre, London Road (A224) Badgers Mount, Sevenoaks, Kent TN14 7AD Tel: 01959 543212 Port Lympne Reserve B2067, Lympne, Hythe, CT21 4LR, www.aspinall Rochester Cathedral Garth House, Rochester ME1 1SX Tel: 01634 843366

Leeds Castle in Kent offers something for groups to experience every day. Discover themed events, falconry displays, themed tours of the Castle for groups to pre-book.

Catterbury Cathedral Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH

The Royal Navy Submarine Museum Haslar Jetty Road,Gosport, Hampshire PO12 2AS Tel: 023 9251 0354

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium Telegraph Way, Morn Hill, Winchester, Hampshire SO21 1HZ Tel:01962863791 www.winchester

Folkestone Racecourse Westenhangar, Folkestone, Kent CT21 4HX Tel: 01342 831703 01622 765400

Exclusive group booking rates and benefits

Chiddingstone Castle Chiddingstone, nr Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7AD Tel: +44 (0)1892 870347

200 acres of gardens and trees from across the world Garden tours/ volunteer buggy drives Exclusive catering offers Events Bushcraft and Photography Workshops

Deal Castle Victoria Road, Deal, Kent CT14 7BA Tel: 01304 372762

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Visit Maidstone Maidstone Borough Council, Maidstone House, King Street, Maidstone, Kent. ME15 6JQ Tel: 01622 602748

Oxford OX1 3BG

OX18 4JP Tel: 01993 823006

Buscot Park Buscot Park, Faringdon, Oxfordshire,SN7 8BU Tel: 01367 240786 www.buscot

Didcot Railway Centre Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ Tel: 01235 817200


Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway Station Road, Chinnor OX39 4ER Tel: 01844 353535

Hook Norton Brewery Brewery Lane, Hook Norton Banbury, OX15 5NY

Ardington House Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8QA Tel: 01235 821566

CoggesManor ManorFarm Farm Cogges ChurchLn, Ln,Witney Witney Church Oxfordshire Oxfordshire OX283LA 3LA OX28 Tel:01993772602 772602 Tel:01993

Blenheim Palace Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PX Tel: 08700 602080

Cotswold wildlife park Bradwell Grove, Burford, Oxfordshire

Bodleian Library Broad St,

Kingston Bagpuize House Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX13 5AX Tel:01865 820 259 National Trust Upton House and Gardens Home Farm Dr, Banbury OX15 6HT

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The South East Tel:01295 670266 upton-house-and-gardens

RH5 6AA Tel: 01306 876616

River and Rowing Museum Mill Meadows Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BF

Guildford Tourist Information Centre Guildford House, 155 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3AJ Tel: 01483 444333

Stonor Park Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6HF Tel: 01491 638587 Sulgrave Manor Manor Road, Sulgrave, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 2SDTel: 01295 760205 Waterperry Gardens Nr Wheatley, Oxford OX33 1LA www: Tel: 01844 339254

SURREY Denbies Wine Estate London Road, Dorking,Surrey

Tel: 01483 444 333 Visit Guildford Guildford Tourist Information Centre, Guildford House, 155 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3AJ Tel: 01483 444333

JGF Passenger Boats 6 Montague Close, Walton on Thames, Surrey KT12 2NF Tel: 01932 253374

SUSSEX Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre Houghton Bridge, Station Road, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9LT Tel:01798 831370

Kew Gardens Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB Tel: 020 8332 5655 /traveltrade

Anne of Cleves House and Museum 52 Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN27 1JA. Tel: 01273 474610 s-to-discover/anne-of-cleveshouse

The Savill Garden Windsor Great Park WickLane, Englefield Green Surrey TW20 0UU Surrey Tourism Room 404, County Hall,Menrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DY


Arundal Walking Tours Tel: 07443 896 480 Bluebell Railway Sheffield Park Station, Sheffield Park, East Sussex TN22 3QL Tel: 01825 720800 Borde Hill Garden High Weald AONB, Borde Hill Ln, Haywards Heath RH16 1XP Tel: 01444 450326 Fishbourne Roman Palace Fishbourne Roman Palace, Roman Way, Fishbourne, West Sussex, PO19 3QR. Tel: 01243 785859 properties-to-discover/fishbourneroman-palace Globalls 1-5, The Village, The Waterfront, Brighton Marina, Brighton BN2 5WA Tel:01273 911510


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South West

The South West Cream and jam or jam and then cream you can have it both ways in this area, the South West has been beloved of writers and filmmakers across time, from Enid Blyton to Daphne du Maurier and has played host to many film and TV productions who could forget the beautiful scenery that appeared in Poldark! With two national parks, Exmoor and Dartmoor, the beautiful regency city of Bath, UNESCO World Heritage sights at Stonehenge and the Jurassic Coast, pies, pasties and Padstow who wouldn’t want to visit?

CORNWALL Boconnoc The Estate Office Boconnoc Lostwithiel,Cornwall PL22 0RG Tel: 01208 872507 Bodmin & Wenford Railway Bodmin General Station, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 1AQ Tel: 01208 73555 BodminJail JailAttraction AttractionLtd Ltd Bodmin BerrycoombeRoad, Road, Berrycoombe Bodmin Bodmin PL312NR 2NR PL31 Tel:0120876292 0120876292 Tel: Camel Creek Adventure Park Tredinnick, Wadebridge PL27 7RA Tel:01841 540276

Hangloose Adventures Eden Project, Bodelva,Par PL24 2SG Tel: 01726 812724

Port Eliot Estate Office St Germans, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 5ND Tel: 01503 230211

Trago Mills Arwenack Street, Falmouth, Cornwall TR113LG Tel: 01326 315738

Healey's Cyder Farm Penhallow, Truro TR4 9LW Tel:01872 573356

Portbyhan Hotel Quay Rd West Looe CornwallPL13 2BU

Truro Cathedral 14 St Mary's Street, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2AF Tel: 01872276782

St Michael’s Mount Estate Office, Marazion, Cornwall,TR17 0EJ Tel: 01736 710265


Land's End Visitor Centre Hotel & Conservation SiteLands End, Sennen, Cornwall TR19 7AA Tel: 08717200044 Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park Mount Edgcumbe, Cremyll, Torpoint, Cornwall PL10 1HZ Tel: +44 1752 822 236

Trago Mills Two Waters Foot, Liskeard PL14 6HY Tel: 01579 348877

Cornwall Plus Glasney Parc Penryn Campus Treliever Road Penryn TR10 9FE Cornwall’s Regimental Museum The Keep, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 1DU Tel: +44 (0)1208 72810 The Eden Project Bodelva Cornwall, PL24 2SG Tel:01726 811903


Buckfast Abbey Buckfast, near Buckfastleigh, Devon Buckfastleigh TQ11 0EE Tel:01364645500 Coldharbour Mill

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South West Devon EX15 3EE Tel: 01884 840960 Clovelly Visitor Centre Near Bideford, Devon EX39 5TA Tel: 01237 431781 Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boat Company Queen's Park Station, Paignton, Devon TQ4 6AF Tel: 01803 555872 The Donkey Sanctuary Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU Tel: 01395 573156 Exeter Cathedral 1 The Cloisters Exeter EX1 1HS Tel:01392 285970 Great Western Railway First Great Western Plymouth Pl4 6ZZ Tel: 08457 000 125 Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel Runnacleave Road Ilfracombe EX34 8AR Tel: 01271 862446 Langstone Cliff Hotel Mount Pleasant Road, Dawlish Warren, Dawlish, EX7 0NA Tel: 01626 868000 Lynton Lynmouth Cliff Railway (Bottom station)The Cliff Railway, The Esplanade, Lynmouth EX35 6EQ (Top station) Lee Road, Lynton EX35 6HW Tel: 01598 753486

Plymouth City Museums & Art Gallery Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AJ Tel: 01752 304774

Trago Mills Liverton ,Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6JD Tel: 01626 821111

Plymouth Gin Distillery Black Friars Distillery, Southside Street, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2LQ Tel: 01752 665292

DORSET Athelhampton House and Gardens Athelhampton House, Athelhampton, Dorchester. DT2 7LG Tel: 01305 848363

Plymouth Marketing Bureau 7th floor, Civic Centre, Armada Way, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2EW Tel: 01752 304882

Bournemouth Tourism Visitor Information Bureau, Westover Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH1 2BU Tel: 0845 051 1700

Princess Theatre Torbay Road Torquay, Devon TQ2 5EZ Tel: 0844 871 3023 groups of 10+ call: 01803 206365 (Mon – Fri 10am – 5pm)

Broadwindsor Craft Centre Broadwindsor, Dorset. DT8 3PX Tel; 01308 868362

Royal Horticultural Society Rosemoor Garden, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 8PH Tel: 01805 624067

City Cruises Poole Tel: 020 77 400 437 Compton Acres 164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole,Dorset BH13 7ES Tel: 01202 700778

South Devon Railway The Station, Buckfastleigh, Devon TQ11 0DZ Tel: 01364 644370

Kingston Maurward Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8PY Tel: 01305 215 003

Stuart Line Cruises 5 Camperdown Terrace, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1EJ Tel : 01395 222144

Lulworth Castle & Park East Lulworth, Dorset BH20 5QS

Steam Railways at Woody Bay Station Woody Bay Station, Martinhoe Cross, Parracombe, BARNSTAPLE, EX31 4RA

Marsham Court Hotel 3 Russell Cotes Rd, East Cliff, Bournemouth BH1 3AB


Monkey World- Ape Rescue Centre Longthorns, Nr Wareham, Dorset BH20 6HH Tel: 01929 462537 Sherborne Castle New Road Sherborne, Dorset DT9 5NR Tel.: (01935) 812072 Swanage Railway Station House Railway Station Approach Swanage Dorset BH19 1HB Tel:01929 425800

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Avon Valley Railway Bitton Station, Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol, BS30 6HD Tel: 0117 932 5538 Berkeley Castle Berkeley, Gloucestershire GL13 9BQ Tel: 01453 810332 Bourton House Garden Bourton-on-the-Hill, nr Moretonin-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 9AE Tel: 01386 700754 Chatham Historic Dockyard Church Ln, Chatham ME4 4TE Tel:01634 823800 Cheltenham Borough Council Municipal Offices, Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 9SA Tel: 01242 262626




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South West Cheltenham Racecourse Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4SH Tel: 01242 513014 Cotswold Farm Park, Guiting Power, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 5UG Tel: 01451 850 307 Cotswold Tourism Environmental Department, Shire Hall, Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL1 2TG Tel: 01452 425673 Gloucester Docks Llanthony Warehouse, The Docks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL1 2EH Tel: 01452 318200 Web: Gloucester Quays St Ann Way, Gloucester GL1 5SH Tel: 01452 338933 Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) The Railway Station, Toddington, Glos; GL54 5DT Tel: 01242 621902 Highgrove Enterprises PO Box 93 Tetbury GL8 0AY Tel: 0207 766 7310 Mechanical Music Museum The Oak House, High Street, Northleach, Gloucestershire GL54 3ET Tel: +44 (0)1451 860181

Mill Dene Garden School Lane, Blockley, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 9HU Tel: 44(0)1386 700457

Somerset BA4 6QN Tel: 01749 822200 Bristol Zoo and Gardens Clifton, Bristol BS8 3HA Tel: 0117 974 7399 Brunel's ss Great Britain Great Western Dockyard, Bristol BS1 6TY Tel: 0117 9260680

Sudeley Castle Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5JD Tel: 01242604244 Taurus Crafts The Old Park , Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 6BU, Tel: 01594 844841

Cheddar Caves & Gorge Cheddar, Somerset BS27 3QF Tel: 01934 742343 Destination Bristol 53 Queen Square Bristol BS1 4LH

VisitCheltenham 77 Promenade, Cheltenham, GL50 1PJ Tel: 01242 226033

Diocese of Bath & Wells The Old Deanery St Andrew’s Street Wells Somerset BA5 2UG Tel: 01749 670777

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Gloucestershire, GL2 7BT Tel: 01453 891223

Glastonbury Abbey Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalene St, Glastonbury BA6 9EL Tel: 01458 832267


Haynes International Motor Museum Castle Cary Road,Sparkford, Nr Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7LH Tel: 01963 440804

Avon River Cruises H/O 37 Colthurst Drive, Hanham, Bristol, BS15 3SG Tel: Boat Mobile 07854 879508 Bath Tourism Bureau Abbey Chambers, Abbey Churchyard, Bath, Somerset, BA1 1LY Tel: 0906 711 2000

Hestercombe Gardens Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset TA2 8LG Tel: 01823 413923

The Bishops Palace Wells, Somerset. BA5 2PD Tel: 01749 988111

Monkton Elm Garden and Pet Centre Monkton Heathfield, Taunton, Somerset TA2 8QN

Bath and West Showground The Show ground, Shepton Mallet,


Tel: 01823 412381 www.monktonelmgarden Roman Baths & Pump Room Stall Street, Bath, Somerset BA1 1LZ Tel: 01225 477 785 Sheppy’s Cider Ltd Three Bridges, Bradford-on-tone, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 1ER Tel: 01823 461 233 Somerset Tourism Somerset County Council, County Hall, Taunton, Somerset TA1 4DY Tel: 01749 835416 Tyntesfield Wraxall, Tyntesfield, Bristol BS48 1NX Tel: 0344 800 4966 tyntesfield The Walled Gardens of Cannington & Tea Rooms Church Street, Cannington, Bridgwater, Somerset TA5 2HA Tel:01278 655042 West Somerset Railway he Railway Station, Minehead, TA24 5BG Yarn Market Hotel 25-33 High St, Dunster, Minehead TA24 6SF Tel: 01643 821425

WILTSHIRE Butterfly World Studley Grange Garden & Leisure Park, Hay Lane, Wroughton, Swindon SN4 9QU Tel: 01793 852 400 Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village Lacock, Chippenham

SN15 2LG Tel: 01249 730459 -abbey-fox-talbotmuseum-and-village Longleat Enterprises Ltd. The Estate Office, Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 7NW Tel: 01985 844328 McArthurglen Designer Outlet Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2DY Tel: 01793 507600 Oldbury Tours 19 Shelburne Rd, Calne, SN11 8EW Tel:07947 488665 /places/ stonehenge The stunning film location of... Poldark · Wolf Hall · The White Princess · Johnny English Strikes Again

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway Kemble Drive, Swindon SN2 2TA Tel: 01793 466637

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Stourhead House and Garden Stourton, Warminster BA12 6QF stourhead The Merchant’s House 132 High Street, Marlborough Wiltshire, SN8 1HN E Tel: 01672 511491

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3rd April - 31st October 2022 • Acres of landscaped gardens & grounds • 16th Century tapestries • Fabulous paintings • Historical artefacts • Wire Sculpture Trail • Great offers and itineraries for groups • Walled Garden Café • Castle Gift Shop

Salisbury Cathedral The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EN Tel: 01722 555120 • t: 01453 810303 e: BerkeleyCastleEstate

Stonehenge Amesbury, Salisbury SP4 7DE



Only 10 mins from M5 Jct 13/14 • Just 30 mins north of Bristol • 6 miles from Cam & Dursley Station • SatNav GL13 9PJ



Yorkshire The stunning natural beauty of the North York Moors and theYorkshire Dales is matched by the charming historical cities and gorgeous villages, it’s proud inhabitants call it “ God’s own country” it was home to the Brontë sisters – Charlotte, Emily, and Anne whose collective works were inspired by their magnificent surroundings. Bedern Hall Bartle Garth, St Andrewgate, York, YO1 7AL Tel: 01904 646030 Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens Beningbrough, York, North Yorkshire YO30 1DD Tel: 01904 472027 Bizzie Lizzies's 36 Swadford Street, Skipton, BD23 1QY Tel: 01756 793189 Bolton Abby Steam Railway Bolton Abbey Railway Station, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6AF Tel: 01756 710614 Brontë Parsonage Museum Church Street, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8DR Tel:01535 642323 Castle Howard North Yorkshire YO60 7DA York YO60 7DA Tel: 01653 648333

Tel: 01482 381000

Tel: 01709 720002

HG4 5AE Tel: 0845 4504068

The Forbidden Corner Ltd Tupgill Park Estate, Coverham, North Yorkshire DL8 4TJ Tel: 01969 640638 www.theforbidden

Merchant Adventurers’ Hall Tel: 01904 654818

North Yorkshire Moors Railway Pickering Station, Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 7AJ Tel: 01751 472508

Flamingo Land Resort Kirby Misperton, Malton YO17 6UX Tel:0800 408 8840

National Railway Museum Leeman Road, York, NorthYorkshire YO26 4XJ Tel: 08448 153139

Harewood House Trust Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds, LS17 9LG Tel:0113 218 1017 visit/groups/

Newby Hall & Gardens The Estate office, Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire

JORVIK Viking Centre 15-23 Coppergate Walk, York, YO1 9WT Tel: 01904 615505

Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills Canal Road Armley Leeds LS12 2QF Tel: 0113 378 3173

Danby Lodge National Park Centre Danby,Whitby Y021 2NB Tel:01439 772737 ylodge

Lotherton Hall Off Collier Lane, Aberford, Leeds LS25 3EB, Tel: 0113 378 2959

Visit Rydale North Yorkshire World of James Herriot Ltd. 23 Kirkgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire. YO7 1PL Group Contact Number: Tel: 01845 524234

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Coach Parties Welcome Free meals for Coach Drivers Senior Citizen Discount Group Booking Discount (12 or more) Booking essential Available at Swadford Street & High Street Car Park Restaurants

Leeds Art Gallery The Headrow Leeds LS1 3AA museumsand

Dales Countryside Museum Burtersett Road Station Yard, Hawes DL8 3NT Tel: 01969 666210

The Deep Tower Street, Hull HU1 4DP

National Media Museum Bradford BD1 1NQ Tel: 0844 856 3797 For group booking contact – 0844 856 3799

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Malton, Kirkbymoorside, Helmsley, Pickering Independent shops, galleries, antique centres and delicious food and drink.

Charming market towns, beautiful scenery, historic sites, culinery delights and award-winning attractions • • • • • • • •


A different adventure every day, for everyone

Castle Howard Eden Camp Flamingo Land Helmsley Walled Garden National Centre for Birds of Prey National Trust Sites North Yorkshire Moors Railway Scampston Hall

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Danby Lodge National Park Centre An idyllic place in the heart of the North York Moors National Park n

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Group visits welcome. Coach parking available Danby, Whitby. YO21 2NB. Tel: 01439 772737


Wales From valleys that are synonymous with mining to the mountainous National Park at Snowdonia and glorious sandy beaches that are among the longest in Britain. Interested in medieval history? The cathedral at the UK’s smallest city, St David’s, is a must. After great castles with battlements and drawbridges? It’s little wonder that Wales is also known as “the castle capital of the world”. Try Conwy, Caernarfon, Caerphilly and Beaumaris. For coastal holidays, you have more than 100 beaches dotted along the coastline, with 33 Blue Flag beaches. From Swansea and the Gower Peninsula to Pembrokeshire and Anglesey, Wales’s sandy beaches and coastal and cliff-top walks attract beach-lovers and ramblers from around the world. And with traditional Welsh villages in the north such as Betws-y-Coed, the breathtaking Brecon Beacons and traditional seaside resorts at Rhyl, Prestatyn and Colwyn Bay, it is clear that Wales is wide open and ready to greet you and your groups. The Ambassador Hotel The Grand Promenade, Llandudno, North Wales LL30 2NR Tel: 01492 876 886 Aberglasney Restoration Trust Aberglasney Gardens, Llangathen, Carmarthenshire. SA32 8QH Bala Lake Railway Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid Ltd The Station, Llanuwchllyn LL23 7DD Tel: 01678 540666 Blaenavon World Heritage

Centre Church Road, NP4 9AS Tel: 01495 742333

Cardiff CF10 3RB Tel: 029 2087 8100 Cardiff University Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AT Tel: 029 2087 4000

BRECON MOUNTAIN RAILWAY LTD Pant Station, Pant, Merthyr Tydfil, CF49 2DD Tel: 01685 722988

Chepstow Racecourse Chepstow, Monmouthshire NP16 6BE Tel: 01291 622260

CADW Plas Carew, Unit 5/7 Cefn Coed, Parc Nantgarw, Cardiff CF15 7QQ Tel: 01443 336000

Coracle centre Carmarthenshire SA38 9JL Tel: +44(0)1239 710980

Cardiff Castle Castle Street,

Constitution Hill Ltd. trading as Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

Cliff Terrace Aberystwyth, SY23 2DN Tel: 01970617642 Cyfarthfa Castle Brecon Road Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8RE Tel: 01685 727371 Dilplomat Hotel Felinfoel Road, Llanelli SA15 3PJ Tel: 01554 756156 Dyffryn Gardens St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales CF5 6SU Tel: 029 2059 3328

Spotlight on Rhondda ... If you’re looking for unique places to visit with groups, look no further than Rhondda Cynon Taf in South Wales. Nestled between the Brecon Beacons and Cardiff, Rhondda Cynon Taf is home to some of the most entertaining venues in the UK. They have history, heritage, culture and more than a touch of adventure all within their very scenic mountains and valleys.

Royal Mint Experience offers tour groups the chance to take a look at how coins are made. Visitors can take a look behind the scenes, spend time in the interactive exhibition areas and also strike their own coin as a souvenir.

Visit A Welsh Coal Mining Experience at Rhondda Heritage Park and listen as the ex-coal miner coal guides take you underground and tell tales of mining life from an era when coal from the Rhondda powered the world. In addition to the tour there are fascinating exhibitions and the café is a perfect place to stop for refreshments.

Another great place for history lovers is Nantgarw China Works – the oldest surviving china works in the UK. This hidden gem offers

Just a short drive away, The 48

a fascinating tour and welcomes groups from all over the UK. For the whisky lovers, a tour at Penderyn Distillery is a must where the tour takes

Taith Pyllau Glo Cymru A Welsh Coal Mining Experience

Mae Rhondda Cynon Taf, sy'n cynnwys rhai o'r golygfeydd mwyaf mawreddog yn y DU, yn daith o ddim ond 30 munud mewn car o Gaerdydd, prifddinas Cymru. Mae'n hawdd cyrraedd Rhondda Cynon Taf o'r M4, ac mae nifer o atyniadau unigryw gall grwpiau eu mwynhau. Ewch dan ddaear a darganfod ein treftadaeth ddiwydiannol unigryw yn Nhaith Pyllau Glo Cymru ym Mharc Treftadaeth Cwm Rhondda. Beth am ymweld â Phrofiad y Bathdy Brenhinol? Dyma gyfle i chi wylio darnau arian Y Deyrnas Unedig yn cael eu creu. Ewch ar daith yn Nistyllfa Wisgi Penderyn a blaswch gynnyrch sydd wedi ennill gwobrau yn y Bar Blasu. Ewch ar daith o amgylch Crochendy Nantgarw cyn mwynhau te, brechdanau a chacennau yng Nghrochendy hynaf Y Deyrnas Unedig.

Featuring some of the most majestic scenery in the UK, Rhondda Cynon Taf is a mere 30 minute drive from Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. Easily accessible from the M4, we have lots of unique attractions for groups to enjoy. Go underground and enjoy a tour of Welsh Mining History at A Welsh Coal Mining Experience. Zip World Tower

Visit the Royal Mint Experience and watch as UK coins are made. Tour Penderyn Whisky Distillery and enjoy award winning products at the Tasting Bar. Take afternoon tea and a tour at Nantgarw China Works, the oldest surviving china works in the UK. Fly the Phoenix – the world’s fastest seated zip line at Zip World Tower. Profiad y Bathdy Brenhinol The Royal Mint Experience

Gwibiwch drwy'r awyr ar gefn y 'Phoenix' - gwifren wib gyflymaf y byd â seddau yn Zip World Tower. Distyllfa Penderyn Penderyn Distillery

Amgueddfa Crochendy Nantgarw Nantgarw China Works Museum


Wales Penderyn also has some great gins on offer and everything can be found in the very Welsh gift shop.

you through the distillery area and into the tasting bar where the award winning whisky can be sampled.

Dylan Thomas Boathouse Dylan’s Walk, Langharne, Carmarthenshire, South Wales SA33 4SD Tel: 01994 427420 www.dylanthomas Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways Harbour Station Porthmadog Gwynedd LL49 9NF Tel: 01766 516024 Great Orme Tramway Victoria Station, Church Walks, Llandudno, North Wales LL30 2NB Tel: 01492 879306 Web: Heritage Railway Association c/o 8 Ffordd Dyfig, Tywyn,

amazing food – and views! Looking for a new tour package? Look no further! Coin, Coal and Cheers is a brand new tour for group travel n South Wales. Three of South Wales’ leading attractions have joined forces to create a new tour package for group travel. Coin, Coal and Cheers will allow clients to visit A Welsh Coal Mining Experience, the Royal Mint Experience and Hensol Castle Distillery for a fascinating day trip.

If your tour group is feeling adventurous, Zip World Tower is the perfect place to visit. Zip World’s only site in South Wales is home to Pheonix – the world’s fastest seated zip line. Nestled in the stunning Rhigos mountain range, Zip World Tower is also home to the Tower Coaster and Cegin Glo which serves

Llanberis Lake Railway Gilfach Ddu, Llanberis, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, North Wales LL55 4TY Tel: 01286 870549

Gwynedd, Wales LL36 9EH Tel: 01654 710344 Horse Drawn Boats Llangollen The Wharf Llangollen Denbighshire LL20 8TA Tel: 01978 860702

Llys y Frân Country Park & Reservoir Clarbeston Road, Haverfordwest SA63 4RR Tel:01437 532273

Llechwedd Slate Caverns Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, North Wales LL41 3NB Tel: 01766 830 306

Merthyr Leisure Village Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1UT

Llancaiach Fawr Manor Gelligaer Road, Nelson, Treharris, CF46 6ER Tel: 01443 412248

Millennium Stadium Westgate Street, Cardiff CF10 1NS Tel: 0870 013 8600


For information on this particular package, call 01443 682036 or email For further information on all that Rhondda Cynon Taf has to offer, please visit

National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire SA32 8HG Tel: (01558) 668768 National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea, South Wales SA1 3RD Tel: 01792 638950

National Wool Museum Dre-fach Felindre, Nr Newcastle Emlyn, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire SA44 5UP Tel: 01559 370929

Wales North Wales Tourism 77 Conwy Road, Colwyn Bay, North Wales LL29 7LN Tel: 01492 539065 Picton Castle & Gardens The Rhos Haverfordwest Pembrokeshire SA62 4AS Tel: 014437 751326 Portmeirion Gwynedd, Wales LL48 6ER Tel: 01766 770 000 Powis Castle And Garden

Vale of Rheidol Railway Ltd Park Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY231PG Tel: 01970 625819

Welshpool, Powys SY21 8RF Tel: 01938 551929 Rhondda Cynon Taf

Visit Cardiff The Courtyard – CY1, County Hall, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff, CF10 4UW Tel: 029 2087 3310

Royal Mint Pontyclun CF72 8YT Tel: 0333 241 2223

Tel: 029 2063 6464 Welsh Canal Holiday Craft Ltd T/A Horse Drawn Boats The Wharf, Llangollen Denbighshire, LL20 8TA Tel: 01978 860702

Visit South Wales Level 3, Civic Offices, Angel Street, Bridgend CF31 4WB Tel: 0845 600 2639

Snowdon Mountain Railway Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55 4TY Tel: 01286 870 223

Wales Millenium centre Bute Place, Cardiff, Wales CF10 5AL

Spotlight on The Royal Mint ... make sure they continue to be a leading Mint, adding new and exciting projects all the time like their new 886 range

The Royal Mint has been the home of UK Coin production for over 1100 years. With some of the most talented coin designers and craftsmanship in the world, they pride themselves on creating beautiful and unique coins.

Contemporary jewellery, by the home of precious metals for over 1,100 years. Created with traditional craftsmanship and cuttingedge sustainability Their visitor’s attraction is also constantly evolving, from brand new temporary exhibitions dedicated to the Queens Jubilee to their Markets at the Mint, New for 2022 with over 35 stalls all offering locally produced items from Wales, available the last Saturday of each month at no extra cost.

Your visit always starts with a behind the scenes tour of our circulating coin facility where you can witness coins being struck for up to 60 countries worldwide as well as the UK.

So from Markets to Magical Festive Celebrations, They have loads going on at The Royal Mint. We would love to welcome you and your guests. Our dedicated team

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are here to look after you and can be contacted on Group Rates start from just £10pp and you can book not for 2023. Book before 31st October for 2023 and secure it at 2022 prices. Paul and the team can’t wait to hear from you. Ask how we can enhance your visit with multiple attractions. Planning is key to helping you as group organiser’s



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Wales explore their 1100yrs history whist surrounded by blankets of snow, 25ft Christmas trees, larger than life decorations and festive music paired with a tasty festive afternoon tea. Booking early is advised to avoid disappointment.

create your itineraries as far as you can in advance. With the magical season just around the corner, The Royal Mint will again be

transformed in to a winter wonderland. With this, we are bringing back out Festive Afternoon Tea and exhibition package. As

Santa takes over the tour to help with demand, they tweak their group offering just for you to make sure you can still visit them and

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Magnificent State Rooms The Welsh Owl Garden & Zoo Spectacular Woodland Gardens Restaurant and Gift Shop Picton Castle, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire. SA62 4AS Telephone: 01437 751326 Registered Charity No. 519693


Cyfarthfa Park

Just off the A470 at Mer thyr

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Scotland Surely the most geographically diverse region in the whole of the British Isles, Scotland is a mist-shrouded land of mountains and fells, lochs and lakes, the Highlands and the Islands and with golf-courses, castles and beaches galore. Sporting tours — think golf, fishing, falconry and so much more — are an emerging theme, as is cuisine — Scotland’s food and drink offering is now truly world-class with provenance and sustainability envied the world over. Add in the ever-popular city of Edinburgh, with its Royal Mile, New Town and ghostly tours in the labyrinths beneath its streets, plus the possibility of island-hopping in the Western Isles (formerly known as the Hebrides) and the only drawback will be what to leave out…

Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum of the Isles, Balmoral The Estate Office, Balmoral, Ballater, Aberdeenshire AB35 5TB Tel: 013397 42534 Blair Castle Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Perthshire PH18 5TL Tel: 01796 481207 The British Golf Museum Bruce Embankment, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AB Tel: 01334460046 Cairngorn Mountain Ltd Cairngorn Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB Tel: 01479 861336 Castle Hill Heritage Centre Harbour Road Castletown Caithness KW14 8TG

Dunvegan Castle and Gardens Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, IV55 8WF Tel:01470 521206

Hopetoun House South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SL Tel: 0131 331 2451

Edinburgh Military Tattoo The Tattoo Office, 32 Market Street,Edinburgh, Lothian,EH1 1QB Scotland, Tel: 08707 555 1188

Isle Of Arran Distillery Lochranza, Isle of Arran KA27 8HJ Tel: 0044 (0)1770 830264.

Keith & Dufftown Railway Dufftown Station, Station Road, Dufftown, Moray, AB55 4BA. Tel: 01340 821181 (weekends) 01343 870429

Inveraray Castle Inveraray PA32 8XT

Kinlochlaich House Appin PA38 4BD

Floors Castle Roxburgh Street, Kelso TD5 7RW Tel:01573 223333 Glamis Castle Glamis Angus DD8 1RJ Tel: 01307 840393 Glen Moray Glen Moray Distillery, Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 1YE Tel: 01343 542577

Castle of Mey Thurso, Caithness KW14 8XH Tel: 01847 851473

Gretna Gateway Outlet Village Glasgow Road, Gretna, Scotland, DG16 5GG Tel: 01461 339028

Dolphin Spirit Inverness Inverness Marina, Stadium Road, Inverness,IV1 1FF

Hard rock cafe Edinburgh 18 George Street Edinburgh, EH2 2PF Tel: 0131 260 3000

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Mellerstain House and Gardens Mellerstain House Gordon,Scottish Borders, TD3 6LG Tel: 01573 410225 Mull of Galloway Drummore Stranraer DG9 9HP The National Trust for Scotland 28 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4ET Tel: 0844 493 2100 New Lanark World Heritage Site New Lanark Mills, Lanark, ML11 9BY Tel: 01555 661345 Pentland Ferries Pier Rd.St Margaret's Hope Orkney KW17 2SW

Robert Burns Centre Mill Road, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG2 7BE Scone Palace Perth PH2 6BD Tel:01738 552300 Scottish Football Museum Hampden Park, Glasgow G42 9BA Tel: 0141 616 6139 www.scottishfoot Secret Bunker Crown Buildings, St Andrews, Fife KY16 8QH Tel:01333312040 www.secretbunker,

Crieff Visitor Centre is a popular visitor attraction set in the heart of the beautiful Perthshire countryside on the outskirts of Crieff. It is easily accessible from all directions and has extensive FREE coach parking. As the home of the world-renowned Caithness Glass, you can enjoy watching the skilled craftsmen at work from the Viewing Gallery, before meandering around our Gift Shop, Garden Centre, Antique and Gallery Area. Also experience the wonderful homemade food on offer in our spacious 180 seater Restaurant.

Strathmore Hotels 116 Strathmore House, East Kilbride,G74 1LF Tel: 01355 266886

Muthill Road, Crieff PH7 4HQ (A822). Tel: 01764 654014 E Open 7 days from 9am - 5pm


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Ireland The heritage of Ireland has shaped modern humanity, literature, music, and philosophy The welcome of a traditional pub reshment, food and great craic are all on tap - is the staple diet of cultural life in Ireland. Shannon Ferry Group Limited Killimer, Kilrush, Co. Clare. Tel: +353 65 9053124 The Gleneagle Hotel Muckross Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry Tel:+353646671500 Watercourse Distillery Ltd. Jameson Distillery Tours & Banquets, The Old Jameson Distillery, Bow Street,Smithfield Dublin 7 Tel:01 807 2355 Abbey Hotel Galway Rd, Ballypheasan, Roscommon, Ireland Phone: +353 90 662 6240 Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin Tel: 01 849 2212 Bantry House & Gardens Bantry House, Bantry, Co.Cork, Ireland Tel: + 353 27 50047 Blarney Castle & Gardens Blarney, Cork, Ireland Tel: 00 353 21 438 5252 Downhill Demesne & Hezlett Florence Court Tel: +442866348249 florencecourt

Tel: 01 671 7777 House of Waterford Crystal The Mall, Waterford, Co. Waterford, Ireland Tel: +353 51 317 000

Russborough House & Parklands Blessington Co. Wicklow, Ireland, W91 C640 Tel: +353 (0)45 865239

Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum Market Square Lisburn BT28 1AG Kilbeggan Distillery Experience Tel: 00353 57 933 2134 • •

Kylemore Abbey Kylemore, Pollacappul, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland Tel: +353 95 41146

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Mount Stewart Portaferry Road, Newtownards, County Down BT22 2AD Tel: 028 4278 8387

Giant’s Causeway 44 Causeway Road, Bushmills, County Antrim BT75 8SU Tel: 028 2073 1855

Newbridge Silverware Newbridge Co, Kildare Ireland.

Hard Rock Cafe Dublin 12 Fleet Street, Temple Bar, Dublin,

Rowallane Garden Saintfield, County Down BT24 7LH Tel: 028 9751 0131


Wells House & Gardens Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmond, Gorey,Co. Wexford. Tel: +353 (0)53 9186737

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