Whittles Holidays Brochure 2022

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Door to Door Holidays by Coach 2022


Welcome to Whittles Door to Door Holidays

Welcome to 2022 Your Adventure Starts Here

Welcome to our new tour brochure for 2022, and now more than ever we’d like to thank you for your ongoing support over the last 2 years. We have begun our recovery from the pandemic and we are hoping that coach holidays will continue to flourish in the UK. From city to coast, to Easter and Christmas, we have something for everyone. Rest assured, despite lockdown and social distancing ending, we still have a full Safe Operating Procedure to make your holidays safe and enjoyable. When you travel with Whittles, you are in safe hands! We hope you enjoy looking through our brochure, and thank you for choosing to travel with Whittles Coaches. We look forward to seeing you on board again soon!

Look what’s included on a Whittles Holiday:

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Door to Door home pick up service Comfortable and relaxing coach travel The services of your friendly driver/courier High standard hotels with good food Varied sightseeing excursions All admission prices listed in the itinerary All ferry costs (where applicable) plus tolls & taxes ✓ Porterage of your luggage Exclusions ✗ Hotel extras such as room services and snacks ✗ Gratuities ✗ Lunches ✗ Travel Insurance

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Door to Door Holidays by Coach


Information about your Holiday

Your Holiday Coach For your comfort, relaxation and safety - our touring coaches are equipped to a high specification - with seat belts, air conditioning, curtains/blinds, reclining seats and DVD, plus a toilet on board too.

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Insurance

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Coach Due to FCA regulations, we cannot offer Travel Insurance but recommend that you take out your own policy, especially for medical expenses on continental holidays. Please note that it is compulsory for all passengers travelling overseas to obtain travel insurance. Regrettably however, in the event that we have to cancel the holiday for any reason, we are unable to refund any privately purchased insurance.

Your Holiday Hotels Our hotels are carefully chosen. Please advise of any special requests such as a low floor room or particular room request at time of booking. If you have special dietary requirements, we also need to know at the time of booking so that we can pass the information to the hotel.

Holiday Departure and Return Times You will see that all our tours state ‘Tour Departs’ and ‘Tour Returns’ times - these are planned times for the coach at our premises on Stourport Road and may be subject to alteration. Your confirmed pick up time will be sent to you in your final travel pack, which you shall receive in the post 7 days prior to your holiday.

For Bookings and friendly service - just call 01562 820002

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Your 2022 Planner Date Destination February 2022 14-Feb

Country & Western Hoedown Reunion Party

Days

Page

Price

5

24

£320

2

23

£245

March 2022 19-Mar

London Theatre Choice

April 2022 08-Apr

Springtime in Sidmouth

4

12

£365

11-Apr

Springtime in St Mawes & Poldark’s Cornwall

5

6

£499

14-Apr

Romantic Highland Journeys

6

28

£575

18-Apr

Harrogate & Yorkshire’s Beautiful Dales in Spring

5

21

£499

August 2022

25-Apr

Springtime in Barnstaple & the Atlantic Coast

5

7

£549

01-Aug

Splendid Lincolnshire in Summer

5

19

£489

08-Aug

Magic of Merseyside

5

22

£485

08-Aug

Edinburgh Military Tattoo

4

26

£425

12-Aug

Cream of Devon Weekender

4

8

£385

12-Aug

Whitby Weekend

3

23

£285

15-Aug

Summertime Lakeland Spectacular

5

22

£495

17-Aug

Scarborough & North Yorkshire

5

19

£475

20-Aug

Island of Jersey

7

28

£795

22-Aug

Llandudno & Snowdonia

6

24

£559

22-Aug

Rail & Sail in the Trossachs

5

27

£459

28-Aug

Kingdom of Northumbria

5

20

£549

29-Aug

Somerset & North Devon

5

10

£539

£380

Scarborough

September 2022 Pembrokeshire

May 2022

02-Sep

Weymouth & Delightful Dorset

4

14

04-Sep

Dawlish Delight

2

23

£185

05-Sep

Ayrshire & the Isle of Arran

5

25

£499

08-Sep

Elegant Eastbourne & East Sussex

5

16

£449

11-Sep

Beautiful Bournemouth & the South Coast

6

14

£545

17-Sep

Historic Portsmouth & the South Coast

5

15

£495

18-Sep

Paignton & Stunning South Devon

6

9

£580

19-Sep

Scenic Suffolk

5

18

£440

24-Sep

Sidmouth Overnight Stay

2

23

£165

25-Sep

Delightful Durham

5

21

£499

01-May

Solway Coast, Dumfries & Galloway

5

27

£547

03-May

Sandown & the Isle of Wight

6

15

£549

07-May

Elegant Eastbourne & East Sussex

8

16

£679

13-May

Delightful Devon Weekend

4

9

£395

15-May

Tribute to Elvis in Bristol

2

23

£159

15-May

Beautiful Bournemouth & the South Coast

6

14

£545

17-May

Pembrokeshire & the Gower Coast

5

25

£485

21-May

Liverpool City Break

2

23

£165

23-May

Sailing & Steaming in South Devon

5

8

£520

October 2022

23-May

Weymouth & Delightful Dorset

5

14

£465

03-Oct

Heritage Cities of Bristol, Bath & Cardiff

5

13

£495

25-May

A Hebridean Adventure

8

26

£895

10-Oct

The Brighton Belle

5

16

£495

£185

13-Oct

Autumn Colour of Cornwall in Falmouth

5

7

£435

17-Oct

Romantic Highland Journeys

6

28

£575

24-Oct

Plymouth & Smugglers in the West Country

5

10

£495

24-Oct

Autumn in Weston & Somerset

5

13

£399

£435

26-May

Dawlish Delight

2

23

June 2022 04-Jun

London for the Platinum Jubilee

3

23

£299

05-Jun

Glorious Gardens & Houses of Essex

5

17

£505

06-Jun

Exmouth & East Devon

5

11

£499

11-Jun

Newquay & the Isles of Scilly

5

6

£465

13-Jun

Northumbrian Land & Coast

5

20

£492

17-Jun

Weston Weekender

3

23

£249

19-Jun

England’s Jurassic Coast

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12

£685

22-Jun

Regency Sidmouth & East Devon

6

11

£565

26-Jun

Killarney & the Ring of Kerry

6

29

£650

July 2022 11-Jul

Spectacular Sandown & the Isle of Wight

5

15

£489

17-Jul

Sailing & Steaming in Norfolk & Great Yarmouth

6

18

£549

25-Jul

Maritime Essex & the Kent Coast

5

17

£455

28-Jul

Magical Isle of Man

5

29

£559

Nottingham

November 2022 07-Nov

Tinsel & Turkey in Newquay

5

30

11-Nov

Weston Carnival & Festive Sparkle

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30

£325

12-Nov

London Theatre Choice

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23

£239

18-Nov

Tinsel & Turkey in Great Yarmouth & Thursford

4

31

£245

21-Nov

Welsh Winter Warmer in Snowdonia

5

31

£399

30-Nov

Tinsel & Turkey in Llandudno

5

31

£449

December 2022

Jurassic Coast

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01-Dec

Thursford Christmas Spectacular

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32

£239

05-Dec

Turkey & Tinsel in Torquay

5

32

£390

09-Dec

Cromer Pier Show & Thursford

4

32

£369

11-Dec

Nottingham Winter Wonderland & Belvoir Castle

2

30

£209

23-Dec

Christmas in the Lake District

5

33

£575

23-Dec

Christmas through the Decades, Derbyshire

5

33

£550

30-Dec

New Year in Great Yarmouth

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33

£399

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How to join your coach

Booking your holiday...

Simply call our friendly and experienced team on 01562 820002 where we will only be too pleased to help you with your booking. Browse our website and book online at www.whittlecoach.co.uk - payment is secure, you can pay with a debit or credit card and receive an instant booking confirmation.

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Eccleshall

Free Door to Door Service

Newport Telford

Shrewsbury

For complete peace of mind, we have included Door to Door home pick up service. It is free from anywhere in Zone 1 on the map illustrated. If your home is in Zone 2, we can still collect you at an additional cost of £25 per person; or even further afield too - just ask for the price!

West Bromwich Ironbridge

Dudley Halesowen

ZONE 2

Bridgnorth

Ludlow

Bewdley

Kidderminster

Park and Ride

Bromsgrove Redditch

Tenbury

ZONE 1

Leominster

Worcester

Bromyard

Great Malvern Hereford

Stratfordupon-Avon

Droitwich Spa

Broadway

Ledbury Tewkesbury

Winchcombe Ross-on-Wye Cheltenham

SAVE £20

Drive to our coach depot on Stourport Road, Kidderminster and leave your car in our secure car park for the duration of your holiday.

Drop Off and Collect

Evesham

FREE

SAVE £20

You might prefer to be dropped off and collected by friends or family from our coach depot in Kidderminster, or our feeder vehicle meeting points at Wolverhampton or Warndon, Worcester.

Gloucester

Paying for your holiday... Low Deposit! To confirm your booking, a £65 deposit is required. Unsure? You can hold a provisional booking without obligation for up to 2 weeks. Pay! Payment can be made by cash, cheque or credit/debit cards. Spread the cost! The final balance is due 8 weeks prior to the date of departure - interim payments can be made until then. Your Travel Pack! Once paid, you will receive your final travel pack 7 days prior to your holiday. This will contain luggage labels, pick up time, hotel contact information, itinerary and any extra information.

All Holidays include sightseeing excursions and entrance charges!

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England - South West 5 Days

4 Days

£465

£499

NEW TOUR Newquay

St Mawes

Newquay & the Isles of Scilly

Springtime St Mawes & Poldark’s Cornwall

Price Includes: Newquay is the premier ✓ Return coach travel resort of Cornwall. Located ✓ Door to door service on the Atlantic Coast, ✓ Half board basis Newquay is particularly ✓ Entertainment ✓ Use of leisure facilities noted for its fine sandy ✓ Excursions beaches including Fistral Ferry to the Isles of Scilly Beach, famed the world over ✓ ✓ Guided tour for surfing. The town has ✓ Afternoon Tea Box on Outward Journey a laid back charm, with a plethora of cafes, restaurants and bars to relax in. Take a stroll along the main streets and browse the many unique boutique style independent shops. Included Excursions Isles of Scilly: A long day, enjoy the sub-tropical haven, just 28 miles off the Cornish coast. We travel by ferry and enjoy a tour by local coach. Please be aware that due to timings, the evening meal will be taken at The Lugger restaurant in Penzance. St Ives: St Ives exudes a Mediterranean feel, with its maze of narrow streets, crescent shaped golden beaches, crystal blue waters, and lively harbour. Falmouth: Basking on the world’s third largest natural harbour and warmed by the Gulf Stream, Falmouth boasts a mild climate and four fantastic beaches. The town centre bustles with craft shops, fresh seafood sellers and harbourside restaurants.

Enjoy a spring break to the pretty village of St Mawes in Cornwall. Overlooking the River Fal towards Falmouth, the old fishing port boasts steep and narrow streets that rise up from the harbour, with good restaurants, attractive shops and a number of galleries.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Glendurgan ✓

Garden & Charlestown Shipwreck Centre Afternoon tea box on Outward Journey

Included Excursions Glendurgan Garden and Falmouth: We enjoy visiting Glendurgan Garden, full of spring blooms. This sub-tropical valley garden runs down to the Helford River at the fishing village of Durgan. Later, we continue to Falmouth with its bustling cobbled streets, Maritime Museum, charming mix of shops and art galleries. Padstow: Enjoy a half day excursion to Padstow, a delightful fishing port with a quaint fishing harbour made famous by Rick Stein’s TV series. We return to St Mawes to explore at leisure. Charlestown and Mevagissey: We visit the Grade II listed port of Charlestown, featured prominently in ‘Poldark’, and include a visit to the Shipwreck Museum. Later we travel to Mevagissey, a picturesque village with colourful old buildings and 18th century harbour.

Your Hotel

Your Hotel

Eliot Hotel, Newquay Centrally situated 50 metres from the seafront and close to the Great Western and Tolcarne beaches and shops. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift, bar, three lounges, games room and a ballroom.

The Ship & Castle Hotel St Mawes boasts the perfect picture postcard retreat and at the heart of the village situated directly on the quay, a few yards from the water you will find this hotel. All rooms have TV and drinks making facilities. Facilities include a restaurant, lounge, bar and a lift to all floors.

Saturday 11th - Wednesday 15th June 2022

Monday 11th - Friday 15th April 2022

Single Supplement

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Tour Departs: 9.00am | Tour Returns: 5.00pm

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£465

Single Supplement Tour Departs: 9.00am | Tour Returns: 3.00pm

Try our Day Excursions and Express Excursions too!

£499 NIL


England - South West 5 Days

5 Days

£435

£549

NEW TOUR St Ives

Barnstaple

Autumn Colour of Cornwall

Spring in Barnstaple, North Devon & the Atlantic Coast

Fiery reds, burnt oranges and glowing gold abounds in this autumn tour to Cornwall. Basking on the world’s third largest natural harbour and warmed by the Gulf Stream, Falmouth boasts a mild climate and four fantastic beaches. The town centre bustles with craft shops, fresh seafood sellers and harbourside restaurants.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Entertainment ✓ Admission to Healeys Cider ✓

Farm, Eden Project, and the Cornish Gold Centre Afternoon tea box on Outward Journey

Included Excursions

North Devon is a delightful mixture of dramatic coastline and magnificent moorland scenery – rolling hills, hidden woodlands, spectacular rivers, rocky coves and long sandy beaches and bustling market towns. Our base is Barnstaple, a pretty, ancient market town situated on the River Taw with traditional pannier market, 17th century alms houses, old bridge and heritage centre.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Hartland

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Abbey, Dartington Crystal Experience & RHS Rosemoor Cream tea Afternoon Tea Box on Outward Journey

Included Excursions

Eden Project: Enjoy the autumn colour in the huge indoor biomes and outdoor garden. See acers, fiery chillies, Amaryllis, Salvias and spices. Healeys Cider Farm and Truro: Enjoy a guided tour around the farm, see where the apples are nurtured and harvested, and the production facility where the apples are made into cider. Ascend the cider vat, see the bottling line, visit the museum, distillery and cellars and enjoy a tasting. In Cornwall’s capital, Truro, discover the magnificent cathedral, eclectic shopping, the Royal Cornwall Museum and vibrant cafes. St Ives and Cornish Gold Centre: St Ives is a dazzling jewel in Cornwall’s crown. A picturesque fishing harbour and seaside town with a maze of narrow streets and independent shops. The Cornish Gold Centre has a large jewellery showroom, Tin Mill, timber works, Pick a Pearl, gold panning and other activities.

Bude and Hartland Abbey: We dip our toes into Cornwall to visit Bude, the county’s most northerly town, winner of best UK coastal town on several occasions, with its sandy beaches and independent shops. Hartland Abbey is the cherished home of the Stucley family, with beautiful gardens and grounds leading down to the rugged Atlantic Cove. We include cream tea. Dartington Crystal and RHS Rosemoor: Today we visit Dartington Crystal Visitor Centre, to see the exhibitions and watch the skilled craftsmakers at work on a factory tour. We also visit RHS Rosemoor, nestled in the Torridge Valley and one of the top RHS gardens in the country, with several themed gardens to explore and an enchanting place to visit in spring if the cherry trees are still in blossom. Barnstaple and Appledore: Enjoy a free morning in Barnstaple on market day, before an afternoon visit to Appledore, an historic fishing village full of maritime history and cute pastel houses.

Your Hotel

Your Hotel

Membly Hall Hotel Occupying a sea front location with marvellous views of Falmouth Bay and the Cornish Coast, all rooms offer TV, hospitality tray and telephone. There is a restaurant, lounge, bar, lift, sauna, hot tub and a games room.

Royal & Fortescue, Barnstaple Situated right in the centre of Barnstaple, a few steps from the pannier market, this boutique hotel retains its historic charm whilst offering modern comfort. All rooms have TV, hair dryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a restaurant, lounge, bar and a lift.

Thursday 13th - Monday 17th October 2022

Monday 25th - Friday 29th April 2022

£549

Single Supplement

£80

Single Supplement Tour Departs: 9.00am | Tour Returns: 5.30pm

£435 NIL

Tour Departs: 9.30am | Tour Returns: 3.00pm

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England - South West 4 Days

4 Days

£520

£385

Torquay

Babbacombe

Sailing & Steaming in Delightful South Devon

Cream of Devon Weekend

Torquay is a stylish resort with a real continental atmosphere. One of the UK’s top holiday destinations since Victorian times, today it is an exciting resort with a wide variety of attractions including a palm-lined promenade, international marina, shops and cafés, and 22 miles of coastline, cliffs, coves and beaches.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Entertainment on 2 evenings ✓ Excursions ✓ Ride on Dartmoor Steam ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

Railway & South Devon Railway Kingswear to Dartmouth ferry Cruise to Teignmouth River Dart Cruise Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions The Sea Train Adventure: Enjoy an all day excursion, we join the steam train from Paignton to Kingswear, then catch the passenger ferry to Dartmouth. Enjoy free time in Dartmouth before enjoining a cruise along the Dart Estuary. South Devon Railway and Totnes: The South Devon Railway runs along the stunning valley of the River Dart, between Buckfastleigh and Totnes, passing through glorious scenery, rich in wildlife.

Enjoy a weekend of sunshine and Devon cream tea! Our base is Babbacombe, which enjoys a level location, perched high on the cliffs above Babbacombe and Oddicombe beaches, with beautiful well kept gardens and bustling town centre.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Entertainment ✓ Admission to Buckfast ✓ ✓

Abbey, Bygones & Torre Abbey Cream tea Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions House of Marbles and Buckfast Abbey with Cream Tea: Be amazed and amused at the House of Marbles, where you can discover the glassworks with traditional and modern glass making techniques at work. There is a museum of games, glass, pottery and marbles, and bespoke marble runs to explore. We continue to Buckfast Abbey, home to a Roman Catholic community of Benedict Monks. The village includes the abbey church and produce shop and we enjoy a delicious Devon cream tea. Bygones and Torre Abbey, Torquay: Bygones brings Britain’s past and childhood memories to life. Discover a life size authentic Victorian Street, a 28 foot model railway, a mock up of World War I trenches, a 1950’s shopping arcade plus much more. Torre Abbey is Torbay’s most historic building set within 18 acres of gardens.

Coastal Cruise to Teignmouth: We enjoy a cruise which hugs the coastline to Teignmouth, where you will see Babbacombe and Oddicombe beaches, Ansteys Cove, Thatchers Rocks and Hopes Nose. We arrive in Teignmouth at lunchtime, where there is some free time to explore.

Your Hotel

Your Hotel

Headland Hotel, Torquay Majestically overlooking Meadfoot Beach and the sea, set on the headland, it was originally built for the Russian Royal Family. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a hydro spa, restaurant, lounge, bar and a lift.

Babbacombe Hotel The Babbacombe Hotel enjoys a level position directly on the seafront overlooking the Babbacombe Downs and one minute walk from the cliff railway. All rooms have TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, sea view lounge and bar and a lift.

Monday 23rd to Friday 27th May 2022

Friday 12th - Monday 15th August 2022

Single Supplement Tour Departs: 10.00am | Tour Returns: 2.30pm

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£520 NIL

Single Supplement Tour Departs: 9.30am | Tour Returns: 2.30pm

Door to Door Holidays by Coach

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England - South West 6 Days

4 Days

£580

£395

Paignton

Paignton

Paignton & Stunning South Devon

Delightful Devon Weekender

Famous for its long sandy beaches, calm waters and a colourful pier, Paignton remains a popular, traditional seaside resort. Ride the steam railway, visit the zoo or take an evening stroll under the beach front illuminations. Included Excursions

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Use of leisure facilities ✓ Entertainment ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission Dartmoor Prison ✓ ✓

Museum and House of Marbles Plymouth Harbour Cruise Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Plymouth including Harbour Cruise: Enjoy a day to the vibrant city of Plymouth, rich in naval history and bustling with shops, restaurants and world class attractions. We enjoy a one hour harbour cruise from the Mayflower Steps, where your skipper will provide an informative commentary, as we sail across the Plymouth Sound flanked by the beautiful Devon and Cornish coasts. We pass Plymouth Hoe, the famous Drakes Island, heading for the river Tamar where the mighty warships and nuclear submarines await!

Nestling between two rugged headlands on the coast of South Devon is the popular, traditional seaside resort of Paignton. There is a traditional pier and quaint harbour, picturesque parks and gardens plus a good selection of shops.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Use of leisure facilities ✓ Entertainment each evening ✓ Dartmouth steam railway ✓ ✓ ✓

Included Excursions

ride River Dart Cruise Kingswear ferry Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Torquay: Enjoy a short drive to Torquay where there is time to look around the harbour and town centre, before returning to Paignton where the afternoon is free. Steam and Cruise: We join the Dartmouth Steam Railway for a nostalgic ride along the coast and across the scenic Dart Valley to Kingswear. We catch the ferry to historic Dartmouth and enjoy a one hour cruise.

Dartmoor and House of Marbles: We enjoy a visit to the House of Marbles, with working glassworks, interesting museum and glass runs. Scenery abounds as we head to Haytor, and Widecombe in the Moor, before crossing the brooding moors to Princetown and the Dartmoor Prison Museum. Brixham: We head for the pretty harbour town of Brixham, one of the UK’s busiest fishing ports, supplying top chefs with fish and seafood. It has a great range of art galleries and its landmark attraction is the Golden Hind replica, a fascinating recreation of Sir Francis Drake’s flagship. Dartmouth

Your Hotel Redcliffe Hotel, Paignton Situated directly on the waters edge, in three acres of grounds and enjoying panoramic views of Torbay. All rooms have TV, hospitality tray and hairdryer. There is an indoor leisure complex with pool, Jacuzzi and sauna, outdoor pool, putting green, direct access to the beach, lounge, restaurant and ballroom.

Queens Hotel, Paignton Part of the prestigious Duchy group, the Queen’s stands around 200 yards from Paignton seafront. All rooms have TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has an indoor pool, restaurant, bar, lounge and a lift.

Sunday 18th - Friday 23rd September 2022

Friday 13th - Monday 16th May 2022

Single Supplement

£580 NIL

Tour Departs: 9.00am | Tour Returns: 5.00pm

Your Hotel

Single Supplement

£395 NIL

Tour Departs: 9.30am | Tour Returns: 2.30pm

For Bookings and friendly service - just call 01562 820002

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England - South West 5 Days

5 Days

£495

£539

NEW TOUR

NEW TOUR

Plymouth

Ilfracombe

Plymouth and Smugglers in the West Country

Somerset & North Devon

This new tour embraces Price Includes: Plymouth and North Cornwall, ✓ Return coach travel depicting the areas past from ✓ Door to door service ship wrecks to smuggling. Our ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions base is the maritime city of ✓ Admission to Charlestown Plymouth, steeped in history, Shipwreck Centre and there’s a lot to delve into, a city Jamaica Inn shaped by its past. Immerse ✓ Plymouth Harbour Cruise yourself in a wondrous world of ✓ Afternoon Tea Box on exploration as you walk in the Outward Journey footsteps of adventurers and explorers who strolled the streets of Plymouth in years gone by. It is now a vibrant waterfront city packed full of attractions, activities, shopping, entertainment and sightseeing.

Included Excursions Charlestown Shipwreck Centre, Looe and Polperro: Visit the Grade II listed port of Charlestown, featured in TV’s popular drama series ‘Poldark’. We visit the Shipwreck and Heritage Centre, telling the story of the port, ships and wrecks along this part of the coast. We return via the pretty coastal towns of Looe and Polperro. Plymouth and Harbour Cruise: Enjoy free time in the historic city of Plymouth, we include a boat trip on the Tamar around the harbour and natural dockyards. Bodmin Moor, Jamaica Inn and Tintagel: We travel to Bodmin Moor, to Jamaica Inn, with its museum filled with smuggling artefacts collected over many years. From here we travel to the North Cornwall coast and Tintagel, with its dramatic castle ruins, and also the pretty harbour at Port Isaac, setting for TV’s Doc Martin.

Enjoy a great new tour Price Includes: exploring both Somerset ✓ Return coach travel and North Devon, our base is ✓ Door to door service Minehead, long been known ✓ Half board basis ✓ Use of leisure facilities as the ‘Gateway to Exmoor’. ✓ Excursions There are beaches to explore, ✓ Horse drawn barge cruise a fishing quarter and an ✓ Admission to Hestercombe Gardens historic harbour. The town ✓ Afternoon tea box on centre has a selection of outward journey tea rooms and independent shops, or perhaps watch the world go by in the flower filled Blenheim Gardens. Included Excursions Lynmouth, Lynton, and Dunster: Our first stop this morning is the picturesque resort of Lynmouth where we have time to explore the narrow streets and maybe take the cliff railway to the twin village of Lynton. From here we make our way through scenic ‘Little Switzerland’, as the region is known, to the lovely village of Dunster, with its famous castle and octagonal Yarn Market. Tiverton Horse Drawn Barge and Hestercombe Gardens: We make our way to Tiverton, where we explore the Grand Western Canal on one of England’s last horse drawn barges. Hestercombe Gardens offers three centuries of garden design in one inspiring estate. Ilfracombe: This excursion takes us to the Victorian seaside resort of Ilfracombe, known as the jewel in the North Devon Coast. Discover a quaint quayside and harbour, whitewashed villas, lovely beaches, coastal paths and an abundance of cafes and shops.

Your Hotel Your Hotel Copthorne Hotel Located in the bustling city centre, with sweeping views down Armada Way. Local attractions include the historic Barbican and the famous Hoe. All rooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer and hospitality tray. The hotel has a lift, bar and a restaurant.

Northfield Hotel, Minehead Located in nearly two acres of landscaped gardens reputed to have been laid out by Gertrude Jekyll, and with wonderful views of the coast, the Quantock and Bredon Hills and Exmoor. All rooms have TV, Wifi and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, bar, lounge, indoor pool, steam room, jacuzzi and a lift.

Monday 24th - Friday 28th October 2022

£495

Monday 29th Aug - Friday 2nd Sep 2022

Single Supplement

£100

Single Supplement

Tour Departs: 10.00am | Tour Returns: 3.00pm

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Tour Departs: 9.30am | Tour Returns: 3.00pm

Book online at www.whittlecoach.co.uk

£539 NIL


England - South West 5 Days

6 Days

£499

£565

Exmouth

Sidmouth

Exmouth & East Devon

Regency Sidmouth & East Devon

Exmouth is situated on the Price Includes: River Exe and is Devon’s ✓ Return coach travel oldest seaside resort. Today it ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis offers a mix of clean golden ✓ Excursions sand, colourful and well✓ Seaton Tramway Ride kept gardens and bustling ✓ Afternoon tea box on harbourside. The promenade outward journey provides a range of activities including boating, amusements, crazy golf and dancing in the Exmouth Pavilion.

Known as the ‘Jewel of Price Includes: the Jurassic Coast’, this ✓ Return coach travel lovely unspoilt resort, with ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis Regency architecture, ✓ Excursions elegant promenade and red ✓ Admission to Sidmouth sandstone cliffs, overlooks Donkey Sanctuary and the waters of Lyme Bay on Powderham Castle ✓ Afternoon tea box on a stretch of World Heritage outward journey coastline. With its nice mild climate Sidmouth is a town for all seasons, where you can enjoy gentle walks along the seafront and into the parks and gardens, with their stunning views.

Included Excursions Seaton and Lyme Regis: Sitting at the heart of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Seaton’s beautiful scenery is a delight to explore, and we travel back in time on Seaton Tramway. Lyme Regis is an historic seaside town with museum and famous Cobb Harbour. Teignmouth and Exeter: We travel to the other side of the Exe Estuary to explore Teignmouth, with its quaint shops. We continue to the ancient city of Exeter, the county town of Devon, famous for its 12th century cathedral.

Included Excursions Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary and Beer: Enjoy a visit to the Donkey Sanctuary, which provides refuge to over 500 donkeys. Beer is a picturesque fishing village with shingle beach, attractions and eateries. Powderham Castle and Dawlish: Explore over 600 years of history at Powderham Castle, one of England’s family homes. Dawlish is a traditional seaside town centred around The Brook, famous for its black swans, with a range of amusements and shops. Axminster and Honiton: The beautiful town of Axminster is set on the River Axe and is filled with traditional charm and character. Honiton is regarded as the antiques capital of the southwest, famous for its lace and pottery.

Exeter Cathedral

Your Hotel

Your Hotel Imperial Hotel, Exmouth This imposing hotel looks out towards the sea and has extensive terraces and gardens, close to Exmouth Pavilion. All rooms have TV and tea/coffee facilities. There is a restaurant, bar, putting green and a lift.

The Bedford Hotel Situated right on the promenade, just yards from the sea, the Bedford Hotel is the pride of the Pyne Family and offers traditional warm hospitality. All rooms have TV, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, two lounges, sea view bar and a lift.

Monday 6th - Friday 10th June 2022

Wednesday 22nd - Monday 27th June 2022

Single Supplement Tour Departs: 10.00am | Tour Returns: 2.30pm

£499 NIL

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£565 NIL

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All Holidays include sightseeing excursions and entrance charges!

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England - South West 4 Days

7 Days

£365

£685

NEW TOUR Sidmouth

Teignmouth

Springtime in Sidmouth

England’s Jurassic Coast: Teignmouth & Bournemouth

As winter turns to spring, Price Includes: this beautiful resort blooms. ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service Spring flowers begin to ✓ Half board basis provide an array of colour ✓ Excursions and the bay starts to turn ✓ Admission to Bicton Park blue once more. Sidmouth Park Garden and Forde Abbey & Garden is a small, unhurried and ✓ Afternoon tea box on unspoilt resort of charm outward journey and elegance, with a flat promenade and dignified Regency buildings set amidst beautiful coastal scenery. Included Excursions

Stretching for 95 miles the Jurassic Coast is England’s only Natural World Heritage Site. This twin centred holiday travels along the total length of this breath-taking coastline, visiting many coastal villages, towns and attractions along the way. As the Jurassic Coast is best seen from the sea, we include 2 cruises, one in Devon and one in Dorset.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Cruise from Poole to ✓ ✓

Swanage Jurassic Cruise Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Itinerary

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens: Set in Devon’s Otter Valley, the Grade I listed gardens are the product of almost 300 years of horticultural history, where the curved design of the 1820’s Palm House greenhouse is a must see. Forde Abbey House and Garden: A former Cistercian Monastery, where almost 900 years of history are encapsulated. There is 30 acres of world famous gardens to explore, including spring bulbs, a cascade of lakes and ponds and the Centenary Fountain as its centrepiece.

Sunday: We depart local area and travel to Teignmouth, Devon for the next three nights. Arrival will be mid-afternoon. Monday: Enjoy a 2-3 hour cruise from Exmouth along the oldest section of the World Heritage Site. The afternoon is spent in Budleigh Salterton, one of Devon’s most unspoilt towns. Tuesday: Enjoy a morning free to relax at the hotel, before an afternoon ride out to Babbacombe. Wednesday: A great day along the Jurassic coastal road. First stop Sidmouth, then time free in Lyme Regis. The day continues with a photo stop at Golden Cap, before turning inland through Dorchester, arriving in Bournemouth for the next three nights. Thursday: Day free to explore Bournemouth. Friday: We board our boat in Poole – Europe’s largest natural harbour and pass Sandbanks and the monumental chalk formations of Old Harrys Rocks and Studland Bay. We disembark in Swanage with free time before continuing to Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, and then Weymouth, Chesil Beach and Portland Bill. Saturday: We depart after breakfast for the homeward journey.

Sidmouth

Your Hotels Your Hotel The Bedford Hotel Situated right on the promenade, just yards from the sea, the Bedford Hotel is the pride of the Pyne Family and offers traditional warm hospitality. All rooms have TV, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, two lounges, sea view bar and a lift. Friday 8th to Monday 11th April 2022 Single Supplement

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Cliffden Hotel, Teignmouth Hotel boasts a magnificent position just 200 yards from the sandy beach, surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, bar, garden with terrace and pond, indoor pool and a lift. BW Carlton Hotel, Bournemouth Perched on the East Cliff with dramatic views across the bay, all room shave TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, bar, outdoor pool and a lift. Sunday 19th - Saturday 25th June 2022

£685

Single Supplement

£120

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England - South West 5 Days

5 Days

£495

£399

NEW TOUR Bath

Weston-Super-Mare

Heritage Cities of Bristol, Bath & Cardiff

Weston & Somerset Splendour

We explore three great, historic cities on this autumn tour, Bristi and Bath in the West country and the Welsh Capital of Cardiff, so whether museums and culture is what you are looking for, shopping galore, this is the tour for you!

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Use of leisure facilities ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to St Fagans ✓ River Wye Cruise ✓ Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions Bristol and Bath: We make the short journey into the centre of Bristol where we have free time to explore the historic, maritime city, home of Brunel’s magnificent ship, the SS Great Britain. We continue to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath. The rest of the day is free at leisure. Perhaps visit the famous Roman Baths or the Jane Austen Centre during our afternoon here. Cardiff and St Fagans: St Fagan’s has been Wales’s most popular heritage attraction for many years. Explore the stories of the people of Wales and take a walk through history at one of Europe’s leading open air museums, standing in the grounds of St Fagans Castle and gardens, a late 16th century manor house. From here we head to the cosmopolitan capital city of Cardiff, which has lots to offer visitors including the castle, excellent shopping and rejuvenated Cardiff Bay area.

Steeped in Victorian history and dominated by long stretches of glorious beach, Weston is the perfect gateway to all the attractions that Somerset has to offer.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Entertainment ✓ Admission to Tyntesfield ✓ West Somerset Railway

Included Excursions

Journey Afternoon tea box on outward journey

West Somerset Railway, Minehead and Dunster: We travel to Bishops Lydeard for a scenic train ride on the West Somerset Railway, 23 miles through the Quantock Hills to Minehead. Our coach meets us to take us to lovely Dunster, with its imposing castle. Cheddar and Wells: We visit spectacular Cheddar Gorge, a magical place where we include admission to Gough’s Cave. We continue to Wells, England’s smallest city. Wander the medieval streets and marvel at the Cathedral and Bishops Palace. Clevedon and Tyntesfield: Clevedon is a beautiful Victorian seaside town overlooking the Severn Estuary, with its pier, the only Grade I listed pier in England. Tyntesfield, owned by the National Trust, is a spectacular Victorian Gothic Revival House with garden and parkland.

Chepstow, Monmouth and Wye Valley Cruise: We enjoy a stop in the historic town of Chepstow before we meander north up the beautiful Wye Valley, passing the ruins of Tintern Abbey and onto delightful Monmouth. We finish with a cruise on the River Wye at Symonds Yat.

Your Hotel Mercure Bristol Holland House The Mercure Bristol Holland House is just 10 minutes’ walk from Bristol city centre and only a few minutes’ walk from the city’s bars and restaurants. It boasts an indoor pool, a fitness suite, and the on-site Urban Bar & Kitchen restaurant. All rooms feature a TV, a minibar, and facilities for making tea and coffee. The hotel has a lift.

Royal Grosvenor Hotel Well located on the seafront, close to the pier. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a restaurant, lounge, bar, lift and a terrace overlooking the lawns, seafront and pier.

Monday 3rd - Friday 7th October 2022

£495

Monday 24th - Friday 28th October 2022

Single Supplement

£112

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£399 NIL

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England - South West 4 or 5 Days From

6 Days

£380

£545

Weymouth

Bournemouth

Weymouth & Delightful Dorset

Beautiful Bournemouth & the South Coast

Enjoy the glorious resort of Weymouth, where Georgian terraces line the wide esplanade and quaint streets wind around the characterful 17th century harbour. There are award winning gardens, interesting shops and a whole host of attractions to explore.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Entertainment ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Abbotsbury ✓ ✓

Swannery & Sub-tropical Gardens Guided tour of Portland Castle Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions

Beautifully built amid the pinewoods, Bournemouth is one of the premier holiday destinations in the country, renowned for its seven miles of golden beaches and acres of beautiful parks and gardens. There are two piers, traffic-free shopping areas, theatre, an array of evening entertainment and a whole host of other attractions for you to enjoy.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Entertainment ✓ Use of leisure facilities ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Beaulieu and ✓

Compton Acres Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions

Abbotsbury Swannery and Sub Tropical Garden: View spectacular mass feeding sessions where there may be as many as 1000 swans in the sanctuary at any one time. The sub-tropical garden is a 20 acre site with rare and exotic plants from all over the world. Dorchester and Portland Castle: We travel to Dorchester – Thomas Hardy’s ‘Casterbridge’. There are numerous historical buildings and several museums to explore. In the afternoon we continue to the Isle of Portland, joined to the mainland by the narrow spit of Chesil Beach and continue to Portland Castle, where we included a guided tour.

Beaulieu and the New Forest: We enjoy the scenic New Forest, and onto Beaulieu, where an award winning day out awaits! One ticket includes all the attractions including the National Motor Museum, Palace House, the Abbey ruins, World of Top Gear, the Cars the Star exhibition, Secret Army Exhibition and monorail and Veteran bus rides. Compton Acres: Experience ten acres of the South’s finest privately owned historic gardens. There are seven distinct gardens to wander including the famous Italian and Japanese Gardens. Boscombe and Christchurch: First to Boscombe, a popular seaside village full of character. It boasts a flourishing shopping area and historic pier. We continue to Christchurch, with award winning beaches, two picturesque rivers, a stunning natural harbour and charming quay, castle ruins and an attractive, bustling town centre.

Your Hotel

Crown Hotel Located at the tip of Weymouth’s town centre, overlooking the historic fishing harbour, next to the town bridge, a few minutes walk from the sandy beach. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a bar, lounge, restaurant and a lift.

The Suncliff Hotel Overlooking the sea on the stunning East Cliff, it is just a ten minute walk to the town centre, gardens and pier. All rooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/ coffee making facilities. The hotel has an onsite English pub, lounge, bar, indoor pool, gym and a lift. You can also use the shared facilities of the sister hotels next door, including day spa, outdoor pools, lido deck and coffee shop.

Monday 23rd - Friday 27th May 2022

£465

Sunday 15th - Friday 20th May 2022

£545

Friday 2nd - Monday 5th September 2022

£380

Sunday 11th - Friday 16th September 2022

£545

Your Hotel

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England - South Coast 5 Days

5 or 6 Days

£495

From

Portsmouth

Sandown

Historic Portsmouth & the South Coast

Spectacular Sandown & the Isle of Wight

Nestled on the south coast, between Portsmouth and Chichester, Hayling Island is linked to the mainland by both road bridge and ferry. The island boasts miles of unspoilt coastline and is rich in military history.

Sandown sits on the Southern coast of the Isle of Wight, sheltered in a beautiful bay and is famed for its long stretches of golden sandy beach and the traditional British seafront and pier.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Use of leisure facilities ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Arundel ✓

Castle & Historic Dockyard Portsmouth Afternoon tea box on outward journey

£489

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Entertainment ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Osborne

House, Whippingham Church, Ventnor Botanic Garden, The Needles Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions

Included Excursions

Portsmouth and Historic Dockyard: Enjoy Portsmouth’s maritime history at your leisure. The historical dockyard is home to Nelson’s HMS Victory and Henry VIII’s Mary Rose, as well as many others. Explore the vibrant waterfront, take a harbour cruise or even brave the heights of the Spinnaker Tower.

Whippingham Church and Osborne House: We visit Whippingham Church, with its connections to Queen Victoria followed by Osborne House, her seaside residence. Marvel at the sumptuous décor of the Royal Apartments and take an intimate glimpse into the private life of the Victorian royal family.

Winchester: Winchester is England’s ancient capital and former seat of King Alfred the Great. It is most well known for its eleventh century Cathedral, Great Hall and bustling shopping streets.

Ventnor Botanic Garden and The Needles: Ventnor Botanic Garden lies at the heart of a remarkable microclimate, with an impressive collection of exotic plants and trees. The Needles is the island’s most famous landmark attraction and has a range of attractions to enjoy.

Arundel Castle: Explore the picturesque medieval castle, which conceals a fine collection of furniture, tapestries, armour and personal possessions of Mary, Queen of Scots. Explore beautiful award winning Tropical & English Gardens, the quirky Stumpery and the abundant Kitchen Garden. Warm Glasshouses with chillies, grapes and lemons. Immerse yourself in the fragrance of the Rose Garden and enjoy the tranquillity of the Fitzalan Chapel’s White Garden.

Godshill and Ryde: Godshill is the quintessential English village with medieval church, charming thatched roof cottages and winding main street. Ryde faces the Solent and is one of the islands biggest towns. (Not inc on 5 day)

Your Hotel Your Hotel Langstone Quays Resort Situated on the northern shore of Hayling Island, overlooking the Langstone Estuary and Chichester Harbour. All rooms have TV, tea coffee making facilities and hairdryer. The hotel has a waterside restaurant, bar, indoor pool, Jacuzzi, gym and a lift.

Trouville Hotel Situated centrally on Sandown’s seafront opposite the golden beach. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a bar, restaurant, ballroom and a lift.

Tuesday 3rd - Sunday 8th May 2022

£549 £489

Saturday 17th - Wednesday 21st September 2022

£495

Monday 11th - Friday 15th July 2022

Single Supplement

£80

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England - South Coast 5 Days

5 or 8 Days

£495

From

£449

NEW TOUR Brighton

Eastbourne

The Brighton Belle

Elegant Eastbourne & East Sussex

Visit stylish Brighton and Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel discover miles of glorious Door to door service beaches bordered by a lovely ✓ ✓ Half board basis wide promenade. Take a ✓ Excursions stroll on the pier or explore ✓ Admission to Nymans House & Garden and the little streets called The Wakehurst Botanical Garden Lanes. There is also the ✓ Afternoon Tea Box on Brighton Pavilion to see – a Outward Journey Royal Beach House built in Indian style – an amazing treat full of treasures. Included Excursions Wakehurst Botanical Gardens and Lewes: Part of the Kew Garden family, explore the wild botanic garden, home to the Millennium Seed Bank and over 500 acres of the world’s plants. Afterwards we head to Lewes, the county town of East Sussex. Nymans House and Garden and Worthing: Nyman’s is an extensive yet intimate garden set around a romantic house and ruins. It has a rare and unusual plant collection, where you can discover hidden corners through stone archways. Worthing is one of the biggest seaside towns on the South Coast, with a delightful museum and art gallery and plentiful quirky independent shops.

Eastbourne offers three miles of splendid flat promenades, the world famous carpet gardens, which are a constant spectacle of beauty and colour, tea dances in the Winter Gardens and military bands in the bandstand. Included Excursions

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Entertainment ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Battle Abbey,

✓ ✓

Great Dixter House & Gardens and Sheffield Park Gardens Ride on Bluebell Railway with Cream Tea Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Brighton: Visit the city by the sea and explore the outlandish Royal Palace, interesting museums, beautiful beach, iconic pier and network of shopping streets known as The Lanes. Batemans and Battle Abbey: Bateman’s is the beautiful family home and garden of Rudyard Kipling, author of the Jungle Book. We visit Battle Abbey, site of the Battle of Hastings, and discover the story behind one of the most famous dates in history. (Not inc on 5 day) Rye and Great Dixter House and Gardens: Rye was once a medieval citadel, one of the original Cinque Ports. Today you can explore the cobbled streets lined with historic buildings and the Ypres Tower. Great Dixter was the family home of gardener and gardening writer, Christopher Lloyd, and now a historic house, garden and place of pilgrimage for horticulturists across the world. (Not inc of 5 day) Sheffield Park Gardens and Bluebell Railway: Sheffield Park Gardens are acres of landscape garden, bordered by historic parkland and woodland. Four lakes form the heart of the garden with paths circulating from them. The Bluebell Railway is a heritage line running for eleven miles from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead. A cream tea is served on board.

Your Hotel

Brighton

Haddon Hall Hotel Lovingly looked after by the same family for over 25 years, this hotel is situated in an excellent position, just off the promenade, opposite the bandstand. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a lounge, bar, ballroom and a lift.

Your Hotel The Old Ship Hotel The most historic hotel in the heart of the city centre and overlooking Brighton’s glorious seafront. All rooms have TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, lounge, bar and a lift.

Saturday 7th - Saturday 14th May 2022

£679 £449

Monday 10th - Friday 14th October 2022

£495

Thursday 8th - Monday 12th September 2022

Single Supplement

£100

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England - Essex 5 Days

5 Days

£505

£455

Audley End House

Greenwich Maritime Museum

Glorious Gardens & Houses of Essex

Maritime Essex & the Kent Coast

We explore the glorious gardens and houses of Essex on this tour. Our base is Colchester, Britain’s first city and former capital of Roman Britain.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Use of leisure facilities ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Layer Marney

Included Excursions ✓

Tower, Beth Chatto Garden, RHS Hyde Hall, Green Island Garden and Audley End House & Garden Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Layer Marney Tower and Beth Chatto Gardens: Layer Marney Tower is the tallest Tudor Gatehouse in the UK, 80feet tall standing on the shores of the River Blackwater. Beth Chatto Gardens begun in 1960 from an overgrown wasteland and is now an informal garden harmonising with the surroundings. RHS Hyde Hall and Colchester: The RHS Garden at Hyde Hall is a 360-acre estate with a diverse mix of garden styles from traditional to modern. We spend a couple of hours in Colchester, the oldest town in England with the largest Norman Keep ever constructed. Green Island Garden and Clacton on Sea: Green Island Garden is superbly designed in a 20-acre site with borders, water gardens, Seaside garden, Japanese garden and extensive woodland gardens. Clacton on Sea is the largest resort on Essex’ Sunshine Coast.

This tour features the counties on either shore of the Thames Estuary – Kent and Essex, with lots of varied attractions.

Included Excursions

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Use of leisure facilities ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Spitfire ✓

and Hurricane Memorial Museum and the Cutty Sark Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Greenwich and the Cutty Sark: Greenwich has a whole host of attractions to explore – The national Maritime Museum, Greenwich Park with the Meridian Line, Royal Observatory, Emirates Air Line Cable Car and Greenwich Market to name just some. We include a visit to Cutty Sark, the world’s last surviving tea clipper. Whitstable and the Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum: We travel east to Whitstable, famous the world over for its oysters. After a brief stop we head to RAF Manston, home of the Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum. We finish with a break in Sandwich, one of the original Cinque Ports. Southend on Sea, Leigh on Sea and Old Leigh: Southend is home to the longest pier in the world, perhaps take the little train to the end. Picturesque Leigh on sea has niche shops and restaurants. Finally, Old Leigh is an old fishing village with fishing boats, craft shops, wharfs and cockle sheds.

Audley End House and Garden: On our homeward journey we visit Audley End House and Garden, Essex’s hidden treasure house, and explore life above and below stairs at this decadent mansion.

Your Hotel Your Hotel

Best Western Marks Tey Situated close to Colchester, all rooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer and hospitality tray. The hotel has a cocktail bar, lounge and leisure facilities include swimming pool, sauna, steam room and a gym. There is no lift but rooms are on the ground and first floors.

Holiday Inn Rochester Pleasantly situated on the edge of town, all rooms include TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a bar, restaurant, lift and a health club with indoor pool.

Sunday 5th - Thursday 9th June 2022

£505

Monday 25th - Friday 29th July 2022

£455

Single Supplement

£100

Single Supplement

£108

Tour Departs: 9.30am | Tour Returns: 5.30pm

Tour Departs: 9.30am | Tour Returns: 3.30pm

All Holidays include sightseeing excursions and entrance charges!

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England - Suffolk & North East 5 Days

6 Days

£440

£549

Southwold Pier

Great Yarmouth

Scenic Suffolk

Sailing & Steaming in Norfolk & Great Yarmouth

Rural villages, lush green meadows, rich farmlands and sandy heathland depicted by the famous painters Constable and Gainsborough. We visit the north of the county with its peaceful towns and villages, all bathed in the beginnings of autumn colour.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Flatford Mill ✓ Afternoon tea box on outward journey

A popular holiday destination, indulge yourself in all that Great Yarmouth has to offer, glorious parks and gardens, showtime extravaganzas, sandy beaches, a town steeped in heritage, lively pier and more.

Included Excursions Aldeburgh, Southwold and Woodbridge: Aldeburgh is something of a timewarp, with Victorian houses on the seashore, and an attractive main street taking you to the marina. Southwold is a charmingly old fashioned seaside town and Woodbridge is a thriving old town on the River Deben, with an attractive market place. Constable Country and Felixstowe: Be inspired by the picturesque village associated with the artist John Constable, with visits to Dedham and East Bergholt, including Flatford Mill. Felixstowe is a charming Edwardian seaside town with vibrant town centre and fine architecture. Lavenham and Bury St Edmunds: We visit the chocolate box village of Lavenham, the finest medieval village in England, with its unique Guildhall. Later we head for Bury St Edmunds, with its famous Abbey Gardens and connections to Dickens.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Entertainment ✓ Excursions ✓ Norfolk Broads Cruise ✓ Bure Valley Railway and ✓ ✓

North Norfolk Railway Rides Admission to Holkham Hall Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions Bure Valley Railway, Wroxham and Norfolk Broads Cruise: We experience a nostalgic trip on the heritage Bure Valley Railway, Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge railway, from Aylsham to Wroxham. After free time in Wroxham we embark on a memorable cruise along the Norfolk Broads, passing thatched cottages, windmills, ancient churches and reed beds. Sheringham and the North Norfolk Railway: Originally a small north Norfolk fishing village, Sheringham is now a popular seaside town with sandy beach, promenade and a diverse range of shops. The North Norfolk Railway is also known as ‘The Poppy Line’, and we enjoy the spectacular scenic journey from Sheringham to Holt, passing through a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Holkham Hall: Holkham Hall stands in a thriving 25000 acre coastal, agricultural estate. It is an elegant 18th century Palladian style mansion house with spectacular Marble Hall, Holkham Stories Experience and 18th century walled garden.

Your Hotel New Beach Hotel, Great Yarmouth Superbly situated in Great Yarmouth’s most central and lively location, directly opposite Britannia Pier. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a bar, sea view lounge, restaurant and a lift.

Your Hotel Best Western Ipswich Hotel The Best Western Ipswich Hotel nestles in the quaint village of Copdock, just outside historic Ipswich. All rooms have TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a bar, restaurant and a lift. Monday 19th - Friday 23rd September 2022 Single Supplement

£80

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£440

Sunday 17th - Friday 22nd July 2022 Single Supplement Tour Departs: 9.30am | Tour Returns: 3.00pm

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£549 £55


England - North East 5 Days

5 Days

£489

£475

Lincoln

Scarborough

Splendid Lincolnshire in Summer

Scarborough & North Yorkshire

Enjoy this new tour exploring Lincolnshire and beyond really does include it all for a great holiday in the summer months. We visit the city of Lincoln and other historic towns, great summertime gardens, and enjoy a sparkling cruise. And with entertainment every night, including live acts, quizzes and bingo, as well as leisure facilities, there’s something for everyone.

Being one of Britain’s first holiday resorts, Scarborough has been welcoming visitors for over 360 years. The Victorians left a town with immense style, with some of the finest parks and gardens in Britain. Its north and south bays are separated by the imposing medieval castle perched on the headland.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Use of leisure facilities ✓ Entertainment each evening ✓ Excursions ✓ Guided tour of Lincoln & ✓ ✓ ✓

Lincoln Cathedral Admission to Barnsdale Gardens Rutland Water Cruise with cream tea Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions Stamford and Rutland Water Cruise: Explore the historic town of Stamford, packed full of arts and craft shops, little side streets and tea rooms. We enjoy cream tea on the Rutland Belle, whilst enjoying a cruise along Rutland Water. City of Lincoln with Guided Tour: We visit Lincoln with its magnificent cathedral, next to the Norman Castle. The old town is a labyrinth of alleyways and interesting shops to explore. We enjoy a guided coach tour then head up to Lincoln Cathedral for a guided tour inside.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Entertainment ✓ Admission to Castle Howard ✓ North Yorkshire Moors ✓

Railway Ride Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions Whitby and North Yorkshire Moors Railway: We follow the coast road to Whitby, famous fishing port and once home to Captain James Cook. High above the harbour stands Whitby Abbey, inspiration for Bram Stokers Dracula. After free time we join the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, which takes us over the scenic moors through to Pickering where we rejoin the coach. Castle Howard and Filey: Through Thornton-le-Dale to Castle Howard, a palatial stately home where ‘Yorkshire rivals Rome’, with beautiful cupola, long gallery and delightful gardens. We return via a stop at Filey, a genteel resort with elegant beach and glorious gardens.

Barnsdale Gardens and Oakham: Created by Geoff Hamilton for BBC Gardeners World, Barnsdale Gardens is Britain’s largest collection of individually designed gardens. Oakham is a pretty, traditional market town, packed with heritage.

Your Hotel

The Olde Barn Hotel This hotel is a delightful tranquil retreat set in beautiful Lincolnshire countryside. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, bar, indoor pool, sauna, spa and a lift.

Cumberland Hotel This hotel enjoys a commanding position on Scarborough’s South Cliff, just a short walk from the beach, the Spa complex and the town centre. All ensuite rooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has an attractive restaurant, bar lounge with dance floor and entertainment, quiet lounge and free Wifi in public areas. A lift serves all floors.

Monday 1st - Friday 5th August 2022

Wednesday 17th - Sunday 21st August 2022

£475

Single Supplement

£44

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£489 NIL

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England - North East 5 Days

6 Days

£492

£549

Alnwick Castle

Bamburgh Castle

Northumbrian Land & Coast

Kingdom of Northumbria

Explore a land rich in history and heritage. From its unspoilt coastline to rural landscapes, Northumbria is packed with mighty castles, pretty villages, historic market towns and a coastline fringed by miles of golden sands.

This stunning corner of England boasts some of the finest scenery, over 100 miles of heritage coast, magnificent gardens and many superb castles and fortifications which are testimony to the regions turbulent past.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Use of leisure facilities ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Tynemouth

Priory, Seaton Delaval Hall, Woodhorn Museum and Northumberlandia Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Use of leisure facilities ✓ Excursions ✓ Entrance to Alnwick Castle

✓ ✓

& Gardens, Bamburgh Castle, Cragside House and Kielder Water Visitor Centre River Tyne Cruise Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions

Included Excursions

Tynemouth Priory and Seaton Delaval Hall: This morning we visit Tynemouth Priory, which contains a 13th century chapel, as well as WW2 gun battery. The afternoon is spent at Seaton Delaval Hall, a glorious Baroque mansion with extensive gardens.

Alnwick Castle and Gardens: To Alnwick Castle, described by the Victorians as ‘Windsor of the North’ and known more recently as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. Then the spectacular Alnwick Garden, where you can experience the Grand Cascade with its many weirs and fountains, Ornamental Garden and many ‘secret’ gardens.

Morpeth and Woodhorn Museum: We start with a short drive to Northumberlandia, home of ‘The Lady of the North’, a stunning human landform sculpture of a lady, scaling 100 ft in height and spanning 1/4 of a mile for a quick stop. We then travel to Morpeth where you can visit its weekly Wednesday market, obtain lunch and explore the historic market town. After lunch, we stop at Woodhorn Museum, A 19thcentury coal mine now a museum & heritage centre. Alnwick, Craster and Seahouses: Explore the historic market town of Alnwick, with its fine stone buildings housing a range of specialist shops. Visit Craster, where the famous smoked kippers are popular with the Royal Family. We finish in Seahouses, a colourful fishing village with a bustling harbour and an Aladdin’s cave of shops.

Holy Island and Bamburgh: We drive along the scenic heritage coastline and cross the tidal causeway to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, famous for its religious heritage and 16th century castle. We have time at leisure before visiting Bamburgh Castle. Please note today is subject to tidal conditions. Cragside House and Kielder Water: The estate at Cragside House and Gardens was created by Lord Armstrong, a Victorian inventor and landscape genius. It was the first house in the world to be lit with hydroelectricity and is still full of working ingenious gadgets. It is also home to one of the largest rock gardens in Europe. We enjoy a scenic drive to Kielder Water and Forest Park Visitor Centre, where there is free time to enjoy Europe’s largest man-made reservoir. River Tyne Cruise: We enjoy a free day to explore the city of Newcastle, and include a boat ride from the quayside for a fabulous cruise on the River Tyne.

Your Hotel Your Hotel

Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle The Millennium Copthorne stands in one of the finest locations in Newcastle, on the banks of the River Tyne, just a short stroll from the city centre. Bedrooms are all facing the river, with views across, and have TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

Holiday Inn, Seaton Burn A modern 4* hotel located just north of Newcastle. The hotel has a bar, restaurant, lift, indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sauna. All rooms include tea/ coffee making facilities, TV, hairdryer and air con. Monday 13th - Friday 17th June 2022

£492

Sunday 28th Aug - Friday 1st Sep 2022

Single Supplement

£100

Single Supplement

Tour Departs: 9.30am | Tour Returns: 4.00pm

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Tour Departs: 9.30am | Tour Returns: 4.00pm

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£549 £75


England - North East 5 Days

5 Days

£499

£499

Durham Castle & Cathedral

Hawes

Delightful Durham

Harrogate and Yorkshire’s Beautiful Dales in Spring

County Durham was once ruled by it’s vice regal Prince Bishops who made a major contribution to the areas rich and unique history. The city of Durham is one of Britain’s most beautiful and historic cities, acclaimed as a World Heritage Site with its magnificent castle and Norman cathedral.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Use of leisure facilities ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Bowes

Museum, Beamish and National Museum of the Royal Navy Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions City of Durham: Explore the ancient winding streets and riverside, packed with history, culture and stunning architecture, including the magnificent castle and cathedral. Barnard Castle and the Bowes Museum: Enjoy a scenic excursion through the Durham Dales, via Weardale and Teesdale to the market town of Barnard Castle, with its popular weekly market. After lunch visit the Bowes Museum, a spectacular French style chateau with ornate gardens and collections, home to the exquisite Silver Swan.

The discovery of health giving Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel spa waters in 1571 was just ✓ Door to door service the beginning – by the 19th ✓ Half board basis century Harrogate had become ✓ Excursions one of the country’s foremost ✓ Admission to Fountains spa towns, and reminders of Abbey and Studley Royal the regal era, the Royal Pump and Harewood House Room Museum and the Royal ✓ Afternoon tea box on Baths Assembly Rooms are still outward journey evident today. Harrogate has magnificent Victorian buildings, colourful banks of flowers, broad tree-lined boulevards and wide open spaces.

Included Excursions Grassington, Hawes, Wensleydale and Leyburn: Explore Grassington with its diminutive market square and cobbled little alleyways. From here we head to Wensleydale, and the market town of Hawes, one of England’s highest and home to the world famous Wensleydale Cheese. We continue the afternoon along Wensleydale to Leyburn, stopping off to view the famous Aysgarth Falls.

Beamish: Step back in time at Beamish, where the past is vividly brought to life. Visit Pockerley with its stunning manor house and railway, and take a tram ride through an Edwardian market town with its lovingly rebuilt houses and shops. You can also visit Home Farm, wander around the Pit Village and enjoy a ride on an old carousel.

Ripon and Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal: Ripon is the little city that packs a big punch. It is a cathedral city steeped in history and home to magnificent historical buildings and long observed traditions. You will find a trio of award winning museums and a gothic cathedral that dates back to the 7th century that are waiting to feed enquiring minds Fountains abbey and Studley Royal is the only World Heritage Site in Yorkshire, with historic buildings, statues, follies and cascades, an elegant water garden, ornamental lakes and the most complete Cistercian Abbey remains in Britain.

National Museum of the Royal Navy, Hartlepool: On our homeward journey we enjoy a morning visit to this museum located on Hartlepool’s Marina, set in an authentically created historic quayside of the 1800’s. Explore HMS Tricomalee, the oldest warship afloat in the UK.

Harewood House and Harrogate: Harewood is one of the great treasure houses of Britain, with exquisite interiors and State Rooms and landscaped gardens, including a bird garden home to over 100 species. We spend the afternoon free in Harrogate to explore the beautiful town.

Your Hotel Your Hotel Redworth Hall Hotel This is a stunning Jacobean Manor house situated in its own 26 acres of landscaped grounds. All rooms have TV, hospitality tray and telephone. There is a restaurant, cocktail bar, indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gym, sauna and a hair salon. The hotel has a lift.

The Crown Hotel The impressive 300 year old Crown hotel stands in Harrogate’s Montpellier Quarter, just a few minutes walk from the picturesque town centre, with its fascinating antique shops and Victorian arcades. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a restaurant, bar and a lift.

Sunday 25th - Thursday 29th September 2022

£499

Monday 18th - Friday 22nd August 2022

Single Supplement

£120

Single Supplement

Tour Departs: 9.00am | Tour Returns: 7.00pm

£499 £80

Tour Departs: 9.30am | Tour Returns: 3.00pm

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England - North East 5 Days

5 Days

£495

£485

Lake District

Liverpool

Summertime Lakeland Spectacular The Magic of Merseyside Charming Lakeland towns, tumbling waterfalls, breathtaking mountains and sixteen sparkling lakes. Our base is Grange over Sands, a pretty resort boasting promenade, ornamental gardens, duck pond and a range of quality shops. Included Excursions

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Some entertainment ✓ Guided minibus tour ✓ Lake Ullswater cruise ✓ Lake Windermere cruise ✓ Ride on Lakeside & ✓

Haverthwaite Railway Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Kendal, Windermere and Ullswater Cruise: We drive across the Shap Fells to Kendal for a morning break before continuing on to Windermere Village with its little shops for the lunch period. The Lakeland store has its largest outlet here, with everything you need for the home, kitchen and more. Heading over the rugged Kirksone Pass, with the lonely inn at the summit, we come to Glenridding. Here you have a sail on board the lake ‘steamer’ along the lake to Pooley Bridge. Grasmere, Windermere Cruise and Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway: Today we ride via St John’s Vale and Lake Thirlmere to the lovely lakes village of Grasmere, where we take a break. Grasmere was the home of William Wordsworth and his family along with other artists. Sample some gingerbread from the local shop before we head for Ambleside where we enjoy a delightful cruise along Lake Windermere to Lakeside. Here we join the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway for a nostalgic steam train ride to round off the day. The Mountain Goat Guided Tour: We head west to Keswick where you have time to explore and have lunch before this afternoon’s adventure with Mountain Goat! The Mountain Goat mini buses take us where larger coaches cannot go and we start with a scenic journey along the shore of Derwentwater to Ashness Bridge and Borrowdale, continuing over Honister Pass to Buttermere village. After a break we pass Crummock Water and Loweswater on our way to the Whinlatter Pass Visitor Centre for a break before heading back to Keswick, rejoining the tour coach for the hotel.

Discover the magic of Merseyside this summer! Our base is Liverpool, home to the Beatles and one of England’s most legendary cities with a variety of attractions to explore.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Port Sunlight ✓ ✓

Village with guided tour Mersey river cruise Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions Port Sunlight and the Wirral: We travel through the Mersey Tunnel to Port Sunlight, where we enjoy a guided tour of Port sunlight Village, built by William Hesketh Lever for his factory workers and named after the famous sunlight soap. Experience and explore the beautiful architecture and manicured landscape and browse the Lady Lever Art Gallery, in the centre of the village, famous for its collections of furniture, ceramics and fine art. We finish the day in the seaside resort of New Brighton. Southport and the Crosby iron Men: We call at Crosby beach, the permanent home to ‘Another Place’, the sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist Anthony Gormley, before continuing to Southport. Southport is an attractive Victorian seaside resort with pleasant gardens and elegant Lord Street shops. Mersey River Cruise: We include an exhilarating river cruise along the River Mersey, which provides stuning views of the Liverpool skyline. Be captivated by the rich and fascinating history of the world famous waterfront, which includes commentary. The rest of the day is free to explore the city of Liverpool.

Your Hotel Shap Wells Hotel The Shap Wells Hotel is set in tranquil surroundings amongst the Lakeland fells and is an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful corner of England. Set in 30 acres of grounds, the hotel offers well stocked bar, lounges and spacious restaurant. All bedrooms are en suite and have television, radio, hairdryer and tea & coffee facilities.

Your Hotel

Monday 15th - Friday 19th August 2022

Monday 8th - Friday 12th August 2022

£485

Single Supplement

£80

Single Supplement Tour Departs: 10.00am | Tour Returns: 3.00pm

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£495 NIL

Aloft Hotel, Liverpool Perfectly located in the centre of Liverpool, in the Grade II listed Royal Insurance Building, where you’ll be surrounded by history and modernity. All rooms have TV, WIFI and hairdryer. The hotel has a gym, restaurant, bar and a lift.

Tour Departs: 10.00am | Tour Returns: 3.00pm

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England - Short Breaks

London Theatre Choice

Dawlish Delight

Saturday 19th - Sunday 20th March 2022 St Giles Hotel | £245 per person | £40 single supplement Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th November 2022 Novotel London West | £245 per person | £40 single supplement

Thursday 26th - Friday 27th May 2022 £185 per person | £16 single supplement Sunday 4th - Monday 5th September 2022 £185 per person | £16 single supplement

Sidmouth Overnight Stay

Liverpool City Break

Enjoy a one night stay in central London on bed an breakfast basis, with a top price theatre ticket and free time to explore the capital city.

Enjoy a night away in unspoilt Sidmouth, staying at the popular 3* Bedford Hotel, on the seafront promenade, with plenty of free time. Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th September 2022 £165 per person | No single supplement

Weston Weekend

Enjoy plenty of time in the seaside resort, with its huge level promenade with long stretches of glorious sandy beach. We stay at the 3* Royal Grosvenor hotel, on the seafront, close to the pier. We include a visit to Burnham on Sea. Friday 17th - Sunday 19th June 2022 £249 per person | No single supplement

Whitby Weekend

Explore the quaint fishing town on the North Yorkshire coast, famous as the home of Dracula. We stay at the 3* Royal Hotel and include a visit to Saltburn by the Sea and Redcar. Friday 12th - Sunday 14th August 2022 £285 per person | £30 single supplement

Enjoy the seaside resort of Dawlish, home to ‘The Lawn’, with its pretty brook and famous black swans. We include a visit to Teignmouth. We stay at the 3* Langstone Cliff Hotel.

A Liverpool city break has it all, with numerous museums and attractions including the Albert Dock and Cavern Club, as well as plentiful shops, bars and restaurants. We stay at the 4* Mercure Atlantic Tower Hotel, in the heart of the city. Saturday 21st - Sunday 22nd May 2022 £165 per person | £20 single supplement

London for the Platinum Jubilee

We travel to London for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and whilst preparations are still being finalised more details will be available shortly. We stay at Holiday Inn Kensington Forum hotel. Saturday 4th - Monday 6th June 2022 £299 per person | £125 single supplement

A Tribute to Elvis in Bristol

Join us for a break in the city of Bristol and enjoy a night of fabulous entertainment as one of Britain’s top tribute artists performs his greatest hits. Enjoy free time in Bristol and Bath. We stay at the Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel. Sunday 15th - Monday 16th May 2022 £159 per person | £25 single supplement

All above include: Return coach travel, door to door travel & afternoon tea box on outward journey

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Wales 5 Days

6 Days

£320

£559

Llandudno

Llandudno

Caernarfon Country & Western Hoedown Party Reunion

Llandudno & Spectacular Snowdonia

Caernarfon is on the northern edge of Snowdonia, an historic town on the Menai Straits, which separates Anglesey from North Wales. This Country and Western Reunion extravaganza provides plenty of themed entertainment, fun and games, in the company of several of our drivers.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Use of leisure facilities ✓ Excursions ✓ 2 nights live Country

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Included Excursions

and Western themed entertainment with line dancing Country and Western quiz followed by bingo Happy hour Admission to Bodnant Winter Garden Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Bangor and Llandudno: Bangor is a small city with ancient cathedral and museum to explore as well as a lively high street. Llandudno, known a ‘Queen of the Welsh Resorts’ has remained largely unchanged for over a century, with elegant promenade and pier. Bodnant Winter Garden: We enjoy a short visit to Bodnant’s Winter Garden, which takes you through 250 years of horticultural history.

Lying on a sandy bay, with Snowdonia towering in the background, Llandudno is without doubt, ‘Queen of the Welsh Resorts’. It still retains its Victorian style, with its sweeping promenade and elegant pier.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Entertainment ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Portmeirion, ✓ ✓

National Slate Museum and Penrhyn Castle Llanberis Lake Railway ride Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions Portmeirion and Porthmadog: Visit the beautiful Italianate village on the Snowdonia coast, with a truly Mediterranean feel, before continuing to the seaside resort of Porthmadog, with pretty harbour and bustling town. Penrhyn Castle and Conwy: Enjoy a morning visit to Conwy, with wellpreserved ancient walls, historic castle, the UK’s smallest house and bustling quayside. In the afternoon visit the neo-Norman, 19th century fantasy castle, crammed with interesting items including a one tonne slate bed made for Queen Victoria. Llanberis Lake Railway and National Slate Museum: Enjoy a ride along the shore of Lake Padarn, with splendid views of Snowdon. Afterwards visit the Slate Museum, where the workshops have been designed as though the quarrymen have just put down their tools.

Bodnant Garden

Your Hotel Celtic Royal Hotel This stylish hotel is located in the famous town of Caernarfon. All rooms have TV, telephone, tea/ coffee making facilities, hairdryer and Wifi. There is a restaurant, lift, Art Deco bar and superb leisure club with indoor swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and steam room.

Your Hotel Evans Hotel, Llandudno Situated in central Llandudno, 1000 yards from Llandudno Pier and local shops. All rooms have TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, bar and a lift.

Monday 14th - Friday 18th February 2022

£320

Monday 22nd - Saturday 27th August 2022

Single Supplement

£80

Single Supplement

Tour Departs: 10.00am | Tour Returns: 3.00pm

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Tour Departs: 10.00am | Tour Returns: 2.00pm

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£559 NIL


Wales & Scotland 5 Days

5 Days

£485

£499

Pembrokeshire

Isle of Arran

Pembrokeshire & the Gower Coast

Ayrshire & Arran

The natural beauty of the Pembrokeshire coast and the Gower Peninsular are famed all over the world. Glorious sandy beaches and seemingly endless rugged coastline give way to the Preseli Hills, historic towns and little villages.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Entertainment ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Picton Castle ✓ ✓ ✓

Included Excursions

& the Woodland Garden Guided tour with cream tea Admission to National Wool Museum & the Coracle Centre Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Tenby and Picton Castle: Tenby is picture perfect, with golden sands, candy coloured houses, pretty harbour and clear waters. We enjoy a guided tour of Picton Castle, regarded as one of Pembrokeshire’s finest stately homes and gardens, set in some 40 acres. Mumbles and the Gower: We enjoy free time in the Mumbles before a guided tour of the Gower Peninsular and a cream tea at the Gower Heritage Centre. National Wool Museum, Cenarth Falls and the National Coracle Centre: The National Wool Museum tells the story of the woollen industry through working machinery, archives and textile gallery. Cenarth Falls is famous for its salmon leaps, and sits beside the National coracle Museum, with fine collection of coracles and workshop to show the ancient craft.

This beautiful corner of Scotland offers everything you want from a holiday destination, stunning views, dramatic coastline, rolling hills and wild cliffs. Based in Irvine, situated on the Ayrshire Coast, it is famous for its golf courses and vast marina.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Ferry to Isle of Arran ✓ Admission to Brodick Castle ✓

and Culzean Castle Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions Isle of Arran and Brodick Castle: We cross to the Isle of Arran, known as ‘Scotland in Miniature’ and visit the Scottish Baronial Brodick Castle and Gardens, packed full of treasures and with impressive gardens overlooking the Firth of Clyde. Enjoy free time in Brodick, the island’s capital before a scenic tour around the island, with its breathtaking coastline. Culzean Castle and Gardens: Visit one of Scotland’s best loved castles, where the Armoury is home to one of the most important collections of arms in existence and other attractions include walled garden, swan pond, deer park and Gas House exhibition. Ayrshire Coast: Enjoy the morning Ayr, before heading to Alloway (Brig o Doon), with time to roam the home of Scotland’s most famous poet – Rabbie Burns. We continue south along the coast, with sea views across the Forth of Arran and ‘Paddy’s Milestone’, along the ‘Electric Brae’, to Turnberry, before returning to our hotel.

Your Hotel

Your Hotel

Ivy Bush Royal The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel is within walking distance of Camarthen town centre and was once a favourite retreat for Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift, bar and a restaurant.

Riverside Lodge Hotel Located on the outskirts of Irvine, all rooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer and beverage making facilities. The hotel has a restaurant, lounge and a bar. There is no lift but rooms are on the ground and first floors.

Monday 16th - Friday 20th May 2022

Monday 5th - Friday 9th September 2022

Single Supplement Tour Departs: 10.00am | Tour Returns: 3.00pm

£485 NIL

Single Supplement

£499 £80

Tour Departs: 7.30am | Tour Returns: 6.00pm

All Holidays include sightseeing excursions and entrance charges!

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Scotland 8 Days

4 Days

£895

£425

Oban

Edinburgh Military Tattoo

A Hebridean Adventure

Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The untouched Hebrides are waiting to be discovered on this wonderful sightseeing adventure. This tour visits some of the most spectacular and unspoilt scenery that Scotland has to offer.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ All ferry crossings ✓ Excursions ✓ Full day guide on Lewis and

Itinerary

This dazzling show is a Price Includes: kaleidoscope of music, dance ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service and display, staged against ✓ Half board basis the matchless backdrop of ✓ Excursions Edinburgh Castle. Spine✓ Ticket for Military Tattoo ✓ Admission to Scone Palace tingling sights abound as ✓ Afternoon tea box on the massed bands march outward journey out across the drawbridge, the swell of their pipes and drums crack through the night sky.

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Benbecula Packed lunch Admission to Iona Abbey and Museum Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Day 1: We travel north through the borders of Scotland and into Perthshire for our overnight accommodation. Day 2: We depart the hotel and take the scenic drive along the Great Glen, stopping off at Eilean Castle and onto the Isle of Skye. We make our way to Uig and our afternoon sailing across to the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides. Visit the Sound of Taransay before moving on to the Isle of Lewis and Stornoway, to the Caladh Inn Hotel, our base for the next two nights. Day 3: A local and experienced guide will join the coach for an amazing day excursion around the Hebrides. Enjoy pretty moorlands, sheer cliffs and sandy bays as well as a stop at the Standing Stones of Callanish, an antiquity of the Bronze Age. Day 4: We sail from Stornaway to Uist on the Isle of Benbecula and travel to our hotel, the Dark Island Hotel, where we stay for 2 nights. Day 5: Enjoy a full day tour where a guide will join the coach, which includes entrance to the local museum and a packed lunch. Day 6: We sail from Lochmaddy to Uig on the Isle of Skye and head to Oban, and the Columba Hotel for the next two nights. Day 7: Today we take our coach to the Isle of Mull and continue as foot passengers to Iona, with included entrance to Iona Abbey. Day 8: We depart Oban for the homeward journey.

Included Excursions Edinburgh Tattoo: After a leisurely morning in Perth, we board our coach at lunchtime for Edinburgh. The afternoon is free to explore the city. In the evening we have the Tattoo performance. Arrival back at the hotel will be late, and please note that an evening meal is not included today. Scone Palace: One of the most historic sites in Scotland, and the crowning place of Scottish Kings, Scone Palace has some magnificent State Rooms including Drawing Room, Long Gallery, Moot Hill, which was the ancient crowning place of the Kings of Scots and unique Murray Star Maze.

Edinburgh

Your Hotels Caladh Inn, Stornoway (2 Nights) 100 yards from the seafront and harbour in Stornoway. Dark Island Hotel, Benbecula (2 Nights) The largest hotel on the Uists, all rooms feature TV and tea/ coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, lounge and bar. Columba Hotel, Oban (2 Nights) Situated on the harbour with stunning sea views, all rooms have TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant and bar.

Your Hotel

Wed 25th May - Wed 25th June 2022

£895

Monday 8th - Thursday 11th August 2022

Single Supplement

£150

Single Supplement

Tour Departs: 7.30am | Tour Returns: 7.00pm

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Salutation Hotel Situated in the heart of Perth city centre, all en-suite rooms have television, telephone and hospitality tray. Facilities include panoramic restaurant, bar and a lift.

Tour Departs: 7.30am | Tour Returns: 7.00pm

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£425 £54


Scotland 5 Days

5 Days

£459

£547

The Trossachs

Dumfries

Rail & Sail in the Trossachs

Solway Coast, Dumfries & Galloway

A truly wonderful holiday, based in Aberfoyle, a charming village on the banks of the River Forth in the magnificent Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. Included Excursions

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Entertainment ✓ Excursions ✓ Loch Katrine Cruise ✓ Visit and trip on Falkirk ✓

Wheel Railway ride with afternoon tea Train ride from Glasgow to Oban Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Loch Katrine Cruise and the Falkirk ✓ Wheel: A full day exploring the ✓ Trossachs, with a cruise along Loch Katrine. We continue to Falkirk, to enjoy a trip on the Falkirk Wheel, a rotating boat lift connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal.

Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway with Afternoon Tea and The Kelpies: Visit the world famous Kelpies, the largest equine sculpture in the world, at 30m they are a monument to Scotland’s horse-powered industrial heritage. We make our way to Bo’ness for our steam railway journey along the shores of the Forth Estuary, whist enjoying afternoon tea. Glasgow to Oban on the West Highland Line: We head for Glasgow for our train journey along the world famous West Highland Line to Oban. A side of Scotland you can only see from the train – a Great Scenic Rail Journey that carries you along the West Coast, through the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, to Oban, where there is free time. The coach will be waiting to return you to the hotel.

The first thing you’ll notice Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel about Dumfries & Galloway Door to door service is just how beautiful this part ✓ ✓ Half board basis of lowland Scotland is, with ✓ Use of leisure facilities an undulating coastline of ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Sweetheart rocky shoreline and sandy Abbey, Threave Garden, beaches, whilst inland, there Robert Burns Museum are acres of forest and green Devils Porridge Museum and spaces. Dumfries, which is Drumlanrig Castle ✓ Afternoon tea box on nicknamed ‘The Queen of outward journey the South’, is the largest town in South West Scotland. Steeped in Scottish history, it has been an important market town since Roman times, with shopping, museums, parks, art galleries. Included Excursions Drumlanrig Castle and Robert Burns Museum: We head to Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate where we enjoy a one hour guided tour. There are 40 acres of gardens to explore. We continue to the Robert Burns Centre, a celebration of the enduring legacy of Scotland’s national poet, visit his humble cottage and explore the museum, travel over the Brig O Doon and visit the monument. Devils Porridge Museum and Dumfries: The Devils Porridge Museum is an amazing exhibition which tells the story of arguably the greatest munitions factory on earth, where 30000 women came together to produce explosives in WWII. The afternoon is free to explore Dumfries. Sweetheart Abbey, Solway Coast and Threave Gardens: We stop at Sweetheart Abbey, the remarkable complete abbey church doing its best to inspre 700 years on, then follow the Solway Coast, passing the tiny villages of Kirkbean, Sandyhills and Barnbarroch to Kirkcudbright, a harbour town popular with artists. We finish the afternoon at Threave Garden, with its secret garden, rockery and walled garden.

Your Hotel

Your Hotel

Rob Roy Hotel The Rob Roy hotel is wonderfully situated in idyllic countryside. All rooms have TV, tea/coffee making facilities and free Wifi. The hotel has a restaurant, bar, ballroom and a lift.

Cairndale Hotel Situated within walking distance of Dumfries town centre, all rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Facilities include indoor pool, restaurant, café, bar and a lift.

Monday 22nd - Friday 26th August 2022 Single Supplement

£459 NIL

Tour Departs: 7.30am | Tour Returns: 7.00pm

Sunday 1st - Thursday 5th May 2022

£547

Single Supplement

£80

Tour Departs: 7.30am | Tour Returns: 7.00pm

For Bookings and friendly service - just call 01562 820002

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Scotland & Jersey 6 Days

7 Days

£575

£795

Isle of Skye

Crobiere Lighthouse

Romantic Highland Journeys

Island of Jersey

Enjoy our popular scenic tour, which includes three railway journeys and visits to Inverness, Fort William, Isle of Skye and more.

Located about 100 miles south of mainland Britain and only 14 miles from the coast of France, when visiting this enchanting island the influences of both countries are obvious, which, combined with the moderate climate, rugged cliffs, clear blue skies and delightful towns provides for an interesting and relaxing break.

Included Excursions

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Entertainment ✓ Excursions ✓ Ride on Aviemore Steam ✓ ✓

Train, Kyle Line and Jacobite Steam Train Wildlife cruise Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Aviemore Steam Railway, Spey Valley: Enjoy free time in Aviemore before boarding the steam train for the 45 minute journey through spectacular Speyside mountain scenery. Free time in Grantown on Spey. Kyle Line and Skye: Board the train in Inverness for ‘One of the most beautiful rail journeys in Europe’ – Michael Palin. In Kyle, your coach collects you for the journey to the Isle of Skye, with time for sightseeing. Jacobite Steam Train and Wildlife Cruise: Board your train in Fort William for the two hour journey to Mallaig, absorbing beautiful views of lochs, mountains, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Loch Morar and the small isles of Eigg, Muck and Rum. In Mallaig we have a one hour cruise out towards the isles, looking out for whales, dolphins and sea eagles. The coach returns us via Glenfinnan and the Caledonian Canal.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Return Condor ferry ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

crossing Coach transfers from harbour to hotel Half board basis Use of leisure facilities Services of a resort representative Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Itinerary Day 1: After a local pick up we travel south to catch the Condor ferry to Jersey. Luggage arrangements are similar to airports with trolleys available for luggage to be checked in. Day 2-6: At leisure in Jersey. Your local courier will offer you excursions (extra charge). Day 7: We catch the Condor ferry back to the mainland, where our coach will be waiting to return you to the local area.

Excursions We do not include excursions on this tour as our coach cannot go with you, your local courier will offer you a range of trips to some of the Island’s best attractions (extra charge). Please note that on some occasions, due to tides, the Condor availability may mean changes in times, sometimes by as much as 9 hours.

Your Hotel Highlander Hotel Based in the village of Newtonmore, within the Cairngorms National Park, all rooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer and hospitality tray. The hotel has a restaurant, lounge and a bar. There is no lift but rooms are on the ground or first floor. All rooms have walk in showers.

Your Hotel Merton Hotel The Merton Hotel is located on the outskirts of St Helier town centre, with Jersey’s main shopping area within walking distance. It is a resort style hotel with a choice of restaurants and bars, an aquadome which features indoor and outdoor pools, spa baths and a lazy river. The hotel has a lift. All rooms have TV, hairdryer, iron and tea/coffee making facilities.

Thursday 14th - Tuesday 19th April 2022

£575

Monday 17th - Saturday 22nd October 2022

£575

Saturday 20th - Friday 26th August 2022

£795

Single Supplement

£100

Single Supplement

£200

Tour Departs: 7.30am | Tour Returns: 7.00pm

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Isle of Man & Ireland 5 Days

6 Days

£559

£650

Douglas

Killarney

Magical Isle of Man

Killarney & the Ring of Kerry

The Isle of Man adopts a wonderfully slow pace of life, enabling the visitor to appreciate its fabulous scenery, enchanting glens, miles of uncrowded beaches, medieval castles, Victorian railways and trams plus many beautiful parks and gardens, not forgetting the fascinating museums and heritage centres.

Killarney and the Ring of Kerry are known the world over and represent all that is best about Ireland’s relaxed way of life and magnificent scenery. The area is home to great attractions and vistas, from the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks Mountain Range, to historic castles, stately homes and ancient woodlands of Killarney National Park.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Admission to Castle Rushen ✓ Ride on Manx Steam Train ✓

and Snaefell Mountain Railway Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Return ferry crossings ✓ Excursions ✓ Entertainment in ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

Castleisland A drink with dinner (Castleisland) Jaunting Car Ride Lake Cruise Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions

Itinerary

Manx Steam Railway, Castle Rushen and Peel: Travel on the longest narrow gauge steam line in Britain, which runs from Douglas to Port Erin, via some of the quaintest towns and villages on the island. We visit nearby Castle Rushen, one of Europe’s finely preserved medieval castles, and finish with a coastal drive and continue to Peel, famous for its kippers, castle and sandy beach. We return along some of the TT circuit.

Day 1: Travel to Fishguard for our ferry and onto Dooleys Hotel Waterford for our overnight stay.

Laxey, Snaefell Mountain Railway and Ramsey: Head north to the historic mining village of Laxey, home to the world’s largest working waterwheel ‘Isabella’. Then take your seat on the Snaefell Mountain Railway, to the summit of Snaefell, the highest point on the island. Onto Ramsey, the island’s second largest town and return along parts of the TT circuit.

Day 2: Travel on to County Cork, where its possible to kiss the Blarney Stone, before continuing into County Kerry, to Castleisland, our base for the next 3 nights. Day 3: Killarney, Jaunting Car Ride and Lake Cruise: Spend time in the tourist town of Killarney, and enjoy a traditional jaunting car ride through the National Park to Ross Castle, followed by a scenic lake cruise. Day 4: Ring of Kerry: A highlight of the tour. Formed during the last ice age, the picturesque peninsular, with its traditional villages, lush countryside and ocean views, makes it a wonderful coastal drive. Day 5: We depart Castleisland and make our way to Dublin, where there is a couple of hours free time before heading to our final hotel, the Royal Hotel in Bray. Day 6: We catch the morning ferry from Dublin and continue homeward. Breakfast will be taken on the ferry.

Your Hotel

Your Hotel

Chesterhouse Hotel Located on the seafront in Douglas, all ensuite rooms have TV, telephone, hospitality tray and hairdryer. There is a restaurant, bar, lounge and a lift. NB, there are 6 steps to access the hotel.

River Island Hotel A lovely family run hotel situated in the heart of the market town of Castleisland. All ensuite rooms have TV, telephone and room service. The hotel has a restaurant, lift, bar and grill.

Thursday 28th July - Monday 1st August 2022

£559

Sunday 26th June - Friday 1st July 2022

£650

Single Supplement

£60

Single Supplement

£80

Tour Departs: 8.00am | Tour Returns: 5.00pm

Tour Departs: 7.00am | Tour Returns: 5.30pm

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Festive Holidays 5 Days

4 Days

2 Days

£435

£325

£209

Newquay

Weston Carnival

Nottingham

Tinsel & Turkey in Newquay

Weston Carnival and Festive Sparkle

Newquay is one of the nation’s favourite seaside towns and this five-day break kicks off our festive programme with mince pies and festive entertainment galore.

A nice festive break, embracing the Mardi Gras of the South West! The hotel offers plenty of festive entertainment and includes an additional lunch. We include an excursion to the city of Bristol, and the coach will be available for you to sit in to watch the carnival.

Nottingham Winter Wonderland, Belvoir Castle & Christmas Spectacular

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Excursions ✓ Entertainment ✓ Admission to Eden ✓

Project Afternoon tea box on outward journey

Included Excursions

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

service Half board basis Festive entertainment One lunch Excursions Use of coach to watch Carnival Afternoon tea box on outward Journey

Eden Project and Padstow: The Eden Project is the dramatic global garden housed in tropical biomes that nestle in a crater the size of 30 football pitches. Padstow is a thriving fishing port best known for Rick Stein and fish restaurants.

Itinerary

Truro: We visit Cornwall’s only city, Truro, with its flowing rivers, picturesque streets and 18th and 19th century town houses and magnificent cathedral that dominates the city.

Day 2-3: At leisure with an included excursion to Bristol.

Day 1: We travel to Weston, arriving early afternoon. In the evening the coach will transfer you to watch the carnival as our permit allows us to park on the parade route.

Day 4: We depart after breakfast and enjoy a few hours at the historic Gloucester Quays, with its outlet shopping and Waterways Museum, before heading home.

Your Hotel

Your Hotel Beresford Hotel The Beresford has an unrivalled position right on the beachfront with fantastic views of Tolcarne Beach and beyond. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, bar, ballroom and a lift.

Splendidly situated on Anchor Head overlooking the bay between Weston’s two piers and close to the boating slipway with a small beach and promenade walk directly in front of the hotel. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, bar, lounge and a lift.

Mon 7th - Fri 11th Nov 2022

£435

Fri 11th - Mon 14th Nov 2022

Single Supplement

£60

Single Supplement

Itinerary Sunday: We depart local area and travel to Belvoir Castle, which will be sumptuously dressed for Christmas. Marvel at the decorations and shop at the castle’s unique retail village offering artisan shopping. We check into our hotel, have evening meal, before enjoying the Christmas Spectacular live show, with all your favourite tunes both old and new, from Bing Crosby’s ‘White Christmas’, to Slade’s ‘Merry Christmas Everybody’. Monday: After enjoying buffet breakfast we head for Nottingham City Centre, to enjoy Nottingham Christmas Market, which takes place around the Old Market Square. The wider Winter Wonderland includes fairground rides, Apres Ski Bar, ice rink and winter village.

Anchor Head Hotel

Padstow

Enjoy this packed Price Includes: two day short break ✓ Return coach travel which includes ✓ Door to door free time to shop service and browse at ✓ Half board basis Nottingham’s ✓ Admission to Christmas Market Belvoir Castle and Winter ✓ Visit to Nottingham Wonderland, a Winter Wonderland ✓ Entertainment visit to Belvoir ✓ Afternoon tea box Castle dressed on outward journey for Christmas and an evening of live entertainment with the Mike James Orchestra and Singers for their Christmas Spectacular.

£325 £24

Your Hotel De Vere Orchard Set in 330 acres of the University of Nottingham’s landscaped parkland just four miles from Nottingham City Centre. All rooms have TV, Wifi and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, bar and a lift.

Sun 11th - Mon 12th Dec 2022 Single Supplement

Tour Departs: 9.00am

Tour Departs: 11.00am

Tour Departs: 8.30am

Tour Returns: 4.30pm

Tour Returns: 3.00pm

Tour Returns: 5.30pm

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£209 £20


Festive Holidays 4 Days

5 Days

5 Days

£370

£399

£449

Great Yarmouth

Snowdon

Llandudno

Great Yarmouth Turkey & Tinsel

Welsh Winter Warmer in Snowdonia

Llandudno Turkey & Tinsel

Our base for this Price Includes: festive break is ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service Great Yarmouth. ✓ Half board basis A seaside resort ✓ Excursions since the 1700’s ✓ Festive Entertainment with plenty ✓ Admission to Blickling Hall of attractions ✓ Ticket for Thursford stretching along Christmas Spectacular the fabled Golden ✓ Afternoon tea box on Outward Journey Mile. There’s plenty of festive fun and entertainment taking place too.

Spectacular Snowdonia winter scenery awaits as we head to Caernarfon for mulled wine, mince pies, festive entertainment and Christmas fayre. Caernarfon is home to Wales’ most famous castle and an UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Included Excursions

Included Excursions

Thursford Christmas Spectacular: Enjoy the extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. Blickling Hall: Enjoy the colours, smells and sounds of Christmas at National Trust’s Blickling Hall. Explore the hall in all its festive splendour and enjoy a spot of Christmas shopping.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

travel Door to door service Half board basis 3 nights entertainment Use of leisure facilities Treasure hunt Tea/coffee and mince pies one afternoon Excursions Afternoon tea box on Outward Journey

Llandudno: We visit Llandudno, the delightful seaside town, flanked by two headlands, the Great Orme and Little Ormes, with its wonderful air of traditional Victorian charm. Isle of Anglesey: We head over the Menai Strait to the Isle of Anglesey and stop at the town of Beaumaris, the site chose by Edward I for the last of his ‘Iron ring’ of castles. We return via a stop at ‘LlanfairPG’, at the James Pringle Weavers shop.

Your Hotel Your Hotel New Beach Hotel Superbly situated in Great Yarmouth’s most central and lively location, directly opposite Britannic Pier and a short walk from the shops. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, sea view lounge, bar and a lift.

Fri 18th - Mon 21st Nov 2022 Single Supplement

£370 £24

Lying on a Price Includes: sandy bay, with ✓ Return coach travel Snowdonia ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis towering in the ✓ Entertainment every background, evening Llandudno is ✓ Excursions without doubt, ✓ Gift from Santa ‘Queen of the ✓ Afternoon tea box on Outward Journey Welsh Resorts’. It still retains its Victorian style, with its sweeping promenade and elegant pier. There’s plenty of plenty entertainment, festive food and gift from Santa.

Included Excursions Tweedmill Shopping Outlet: Browse over 300 brands all under one roof at Tweedmill, with fantastic prices with savings up to 50% off RRP. Conwy: Conwy is a world heritage site with an imposing thirteenth century castle and walls, quaint harbour and revolutionary suspension bridge. Chester: On our return journey we call at the city of Chester, where the Christmas market will sell a range of goods.

Your Hotel

Celtic Royal Hotel

Evans Hotel

A historic hotel located within walking distance of Caernarfon’s walled town. All rooms have TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, bistro, bar, indoor pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room and a lift.

Situated in central Llandudno, 1000 yards from Llandudno Pier and local shops. All rooms have TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, bar and a lift.

Mon 21st - Fri 25th Nov 2022

£399

Wed 30th Nov - Sun 4th Dec 2022

Single Supplement

£60

Single Supplement

Tour Departs: 9.30am

Tour Departs: 10.00am

Tour Departs: 10.00am

Tour Returns: 3.30pm

Tour Returns: 2.30pm

Tour Returns: 2.00pm

All Holidays include sightseeing excursions and entrance charges!

£449 NIL

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Festive Holidays 4 Days

5 Days

2 Days

£369

£390

£239

Cromer Pier Show

Torquay

Thursford

Cromer Pier Show & Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Turkey and Tinsel in Torquay

Thursford Christmas Spectacular & Norwich

Enjoy seeing Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel two fabulous ✓ Door to door service Christmas ✓ Half board basis spectaculars ✓ Excursions ✓ Entertainment on this break! ✓ Ticket to Thursford Thursford is the Christmas Spectacular most popular and Cromer Pier Christmas show of Show all time in England, ✓ Afternoon tea box on outward journey whilst the Cromer Pier Christmas Show is the celebrated only end of pier show in the world and one of the true live variety shows in Britain.

Included Excursions Thursford Christmas Spectacular: At Thursford each show is a pageant of spectacle and colour, a show which would not be out of place in any of London’s west end theatres. The Christmas Spectacular is an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. It’s a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year round favourites. With a cast of 130 this is the biggest Christmas show of it’s kind in Europe! Cromer Pier Christmas Show: Enjoy the warmth of the Pavilion Theatre on Cromer Pier and watch the only end of pier show left anywhere in the world. It is a classic variety show for modern times.

Your Hotel Hotel de Paris, Cromer A delightful Grade II listed building in the finest position in Cromer, by the shops and overlooking the pier and beach. All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a bar, lounges and the lift serves most rooms.

Fri 9th - Mon 12th Dec 2022 Single Supplement

£369 £24

We travel to the English Riviera in Devon, to enjoy this Tinsel and turkey break in Torquay, packed with festive fun and games.

Included Excursions

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

service Half board basis Festive entertainment Excursions Admission to Coleton Fishacre Afternoon tea box on outward Journey

Brixham and Coleton Fishacre Aglow: Enjoy an extended break in the pretty harbour town of Brixham before continuing to Coleton Fishacre which is decorated for Christmas. As dusk descends enjoy the festive lights around the garden, where the ponds, trees and shrubs are awash with colour. Exeter Christmas Market: At Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market you’ll find a treasure trove of goodies for foodies, homebodies, jewellerylovers, gardeners, and more, plus local crafts, gifts, decorations and wrappings galore.

The ultimate Price Includes: Christmas musical ✓ Return coach experience is travel simply one of the ✓ Door to door service most exciting ✓ Half board basis Christmas ✓ Use of leisure spectacular facilities shows ever. It is ✓ Excursions the most popular ✓ Ticket to Thursford Christmas show of ✓ Afternoon tea all time in England box on outward and is a blend of journey exciting Christmas entertainment, with Christmas songs, carols, dazzling dancers, beautiful costumes, outstanding music and singing from the cast of over 100.

Itinerary Thursford Christmas Spectacular: After enjoying an early meal at our hotel, we travel to Thursford, where each show is a pageant of spectacle and colour, a show which would not be out of place in any of London’s west end theatres. Norwich: We spend a couple of hours in festive Norwich before we begin our journey home.

Your Hotel TLH Toorak Hotel Part of the TLH resort, the Toorak Hotel is known as the resorts country house by the sea, with views of the historic Torre Abbey House and Torre Abbey Sands. All rooms have TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, lounge, bar, award winning gardens and a lift. The resort complex has a variety of facilities including bistro, bars, indoor swimming pool complex, steam room, sauna, jacuzzi and games room.

Mon 5th - Fri 9th Dec 2022 Single Supplement

£390 NIL

Your Hotel Dunston Hall Dunston Hall is an Elizabethan mansion situated in 150 acres of wooded parkland, just a ten minute drive from the centre of Norwich. All rooms have TV, telephone and hospitality tray. The hotel has a golf course, indoor swimming pool and spa, two restaurants, bar and a lift.

Thu 1st - Fri 2nd Dec 2022 Single Supplement

Tour Departs: 9.30am

Tour Departs: 10.00am

Tour Departs: 9.00am

Tour Returns: 3.30pm

Tour Returns: 2.00pm

Tour Returns: 6.30pm

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Festive Holidays 5 Days

5 Days

4 Days

£575

£550

£399

Lake District

Buxton

Great Yarmouth

Christmas in the Lakes

Christmas through the Decades in Derbyshire

New Year in Great Yarmouth

Join us for this fabulous 5 day Christmas tour as we celebrate the iconic sounds of the last century. Each nigh will feature one of the following decades; 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. The swing music from the 40’s, the rock and roll music of the 50’s, the swinging 60’s and the disco sounds of the 70’s. There will be live music with tribute acts and dancing.

Our base for this New Year break is Great Yarmouth, on the Norfolk coast. Finish off the festive season with us and ring in the New Year!

Enjoy a traditional English Christmas at our popular hotel in the Lake District. We stay on full board basis and include plenty of festive entertainment.

Itinerary

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

travel Door to door service Full board basis Excursion Festive activities Entertainment Afternoon tea box on Outward Journey

Day 1: We head north and check into the hotel before enjoying a Sherry Reception and entertainment in the Victorian Ballroom. Day 2: Christmas Eve – A full breakfast is followed by fun and games in the lounge. A two course lunch will be served and we will have a couple of hours in Kendal for some last minute shopping. Enjoy dinner before an evening of entertainment. Day 3: Christmas Day – With no let up to the Christmas Day festivities, enjoy hot punch and a visit by Father Christmas with presents. Dine on the traditional Christmas Lunch followed by tea and Christmas Cake. A buffet dinner will be served early evening after which you can dance the night away with an evening of entertainment. Day 4: Boxing Day – Relax with a free morning. Head to the Jacobean Bar after lunch for some light entertainment. Delight in an evening candlelit dinner followed by an evening of entertainment in the ballroom. Day 5: Depart after breakfast for the homeward journey.

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

travel Door to door service Half board basis Christmas Day lunch Nightly entertainment Use of leisure facilities Afternoon tea box on Outward Journey

Price Includes: ✓ Return coach travel ✓ Door to door service ✓ Half board basis ✓ Nightly ✓ ✓

entertainment Excursion Afternoon tea box on Outward Journey

Included Excursion Norwich: Enjoy free time in the historic city of Norwich, with its Romanesque Cathedral and Norman market place.

Included Excursions City of Derby: On Christmas Eve we head to Derby, England’s most central city. Its cathedral includes a magnificent monument to Bess of Hardwick and it is a shoppers paradise with shopping centre and designer boutiques. Peak District: On Boxing Day we enjoy a jaunt into the Peak District National Park and embrace Bakewell and Buxton.

Norwich

Your Hotel Your Hotel

Holiday Inn, South Normanton

Cumbria Grand Hotel

Your Hotel Waverley Hotel, Great Yarmouth

Set in private gardens, overlooking Morecambe Bay, all rooms have TV, telephone and hospitality tray. Facilities include putting green, lounge with some entertainment and a lift.

A peaceful hotel close to the Peak District National Park and East Midlands Designer Outlet. All rooms have TV, iron and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, lounge, bar, indoor pool, spa, gym and a lift.

Fri 23rd - Tue 27th Dec 2022

£575

Fri 23rd - Tue 27th Dec 2022

£550

Fri 30th Dec - Mon 2nd Jan 2022

Single Supplement

£64

Single Supplement

£80

Single Supplement

Centrally situated in the seaside resort of Great Yarmouth, near to Britannia Pier. All rooms have TV, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, lounge, bar and a lift.

Tour Departs: 10.00am

Tour Departs: 10.00am

Tour Departs: 10.00am

Tour Returns: 3.00pm

Tour Returns: 3.00pm

Tour Returns: 2.30pm

For Bookings and friendly service - just call 01562 820002

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Trading Charter Financial Security The combination of travel services offered to you is a package within the meaning of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018. Therefore, you will benefit from all EU rights applying to packages; Johnsons Coach Travel will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the package as a whole. Additionally, as required by law, Whittle Coach and Bus Limited have protection in place to refund your payments and, where transport is included in the package, to ensure your repatriation in the event that they become insolvent. Whittle Coach and Bus Limited are members of the Bonded Coach Holiday Group of the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK Ltd. This is a government approved consumer protection scheme. This ensures that in relation to the coach package holidays described in this brochure (or website) that the clients’ monies are protected by a Bond which may be called upon in the unlikely event of the members Insolvency. Clients are recommended to inspect the current membership certificate at our registered office or alternatively go to www.bch-uk.org or telephone 0207 240 3131 to confirm current membership. Your attention is also drawn to the Bonded Coach Holiday Group Trading Charter that will apply to these coach package holidays. Details of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 can be found at www.legistration.gov.uk/ukdsi/2018/9780111168479/contents

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hotel by all guests in person. These taxes are not included in our prices but we will notify you when applicable. Holiday prices include all travel, hotel accommodation and meals as specified in the holiday description and VAT payable in the UK where applicable. The price of the holiday will not be subjected to any surcharges except those arising from exchange rate changes, transportation including the price of fuel, air & ferry operator fares and tolls, embarkation or disembarkation fees at terminals, duties and taxes (including the rate of VAT). Even in these cases we will absorb the cost equivalent to the cost of first 2% of the holiday price. Amounts more than this plus £1 administration fee and Travel Agents commission will be surcharged to you. If this means the total cost of the holiday increases by more than 10% then you are entitled to cancel your holiday and receive a full refund of all monies paid except any insurance premium and amendment charges. We will communicate the options with you either through email or letter, with a reminder if necessary. If you exercise the right to cancel we must receive written notice within 14 days of the date of the surcharge invoice. The currency exchange rate used in the holiday costings are based on rates as at 15th October 2018.

1- FINANCIAL PROTECTION Your contract is with Whittle Coach and Bus Limited. When you book a holiday with us, which doesn’t include a flight, the money you pay us for the booking will be protected by the Bonded Coach Holidays (BCH), this is a Government approved consumer protection scheme. The scheme will also ensure your repatriation in the event the company becomes insolvent. Our Trading Charter and Booking Conditions set out clearly and simply the responsibility we have to you and in turn, you have with us, when a contract is made. There is no financial protection if you purchase just transport or accommodationonly from us. We fully comply with the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018. The combination of travel services offered to you is a package holiday within the meaning of the Regulations. Therefore, you will benefit from all rights applying to package holidays. Whittle Coach and Bus Limited will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the holiday and providing assistance if you are in difficulty. Your key rights will be in the details of the tour which will be provided prior to booking.

2- BOOKING AND PAYMENT

5- IF YOU CHANGE YOUR BOOKING

When a booking is made, the ‘lead name’ on the booking guarantees that he or she is 18 or over and has the authority and accepts on behalf of the party the terms of these booking conditions and pays the deposit indicated in the brochure and as confirmed in the pre-contract information. After we receive your booking and all appropriate payments, if the arrangements you wish to book are available, we will send you or your booking agent a confirmation invoice within 14 days. This confirmation will include any special requests we have agreed. All monies paid to your booking agent are held by them on your behalf until we issue our confirmation invoice, thereafter your booking agent holds the money on our behalf. A binding agreement will come into existence between us when we dispatch this invoice to the ‘lead name’ or your booking agent. Please check the confirmation carefully to ensure all the information is correct. This contract is governed by English Law, and the jurisdiction of the English Courts. Single occupancy of rooms, when available, may be subject to a supplementary charge and these will be shown in the brochure. You can book by paying a deposit for each person named on the booking but our commitment is always conditional upon the balance being paid as below;

If, after our confirmation has been issued, you wish to change to another of our holidays or change departure date, we will do our utmost to make the changes, but we cannot guarantee to do so. However, notification must be received in writing at our offices from the person who signed the booking form. This must be accompanied by a payment of £20 to cover our administrative costs, plus costs we incur in making the amendment. Alterations may not be able to be made within 6 weeks of departure and any such request for an alteration will be treated as a cancellation of the original booking and will be subject to the cancellation charges set out in paragraph below. Some arrangements cannot be changed without paying a cancellation charge of up to 100% of the ticket cost.

6 – CAN YOU CHANGE THE PRICE OF MY PACKAGE AFTER YOU HAVE ISSUED THE BOOKING CONFIRMATION? On all coach holidays, we operate a ‘No Surcharge Guarantee’. The price of your coach holiday is fully guaranteed and will not be subject to any surcharges

7- TRANSFERRING YOUR BOOKING

Deposit Payments: £65 per person for all coach holidays in Britain and Europe. Cheques should be made payable to: Whittle Coach and Bus Limited. In some instances your accommodation and tour providers require a higher deposit than that stated above. In these instances we reserve the right to charge a higher deposit. Your balance is due 8 weeks before departure date for all British and European coach holidays. If you book within our balance due period, you will need to pay the total holiday cost at the time of booking. If the balance is not paid in time we reserve the right to cancel your holiday, retain your deposit, and apply the cancellation charges set out in the paragraph below. The date of cancellation will normally be the date we receive your written confirmation that you intend to cancel or 15 days after the balance due date, whichever comes first. Where optional items are purchased as part of the holiday, these are payable on the balance due date except where items, such as theatre tickets, have been specifically purchased for you. In this case the cost may be payable at a separate date notified to you and will not normally be refunded unless we obtain a refund from the supplier we use.

3- BROCHURE ACCURACY Although Whittle Coach and Bus Limited make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the brochure information and pricing, regrettably errors do sometimes occur. You must therefore ensure you check the price and all other details of your holiday with us at the time of booking and when you receive our confirmation invoice

8- IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL YOUR HOLIDAY You or any member of your party may cancel your holiday at any time provided the cancellation is made by the person signing the booking form and is communicated to us in writing via the office who made your original booking. You must pay cancellation charges to cover our administration costs and to compensate for the risk of us not reselling the holiday. If the holiday is resold a refund will be made. Your cancellation will take effect from the date on which we or our agent receive your written confirmation of your cancellation. You must also return any tickets or vouchers you have received. A reduction in room occupancy may increase the charges for the remaining passengers by the application of supplements for low occupancy of rooms. Where bought in supplies, such as ferries, hotel accommodation etc have been bought in on your behalf, and where the terms and conditions of the supplier are non-refundable, these products will be charged to you at the full retail rate. If this applies, the non-refundable items will be deducted from your holiday costs and the following scale of charges (See Point 9) will be applied to the remainder:

9 – SCALE OF CANCELLATION CHARGES

4- OUR PRICING POLICY Whittle Coach and Bus Limited endeavour to ensure that the most up to date and correct prices are shown in our brochure. Occasionally, an incorrect price may be shown, due to an error. When we become aware of any such error, we will endeavour to notify you at the time of booking (if we are then aware of the mistake) or as soon as reasonably possible. We reserve the right to cancel the booking if you do not wish to accept the price which is applicable to the holiday. Local Authorities in many towns and cities throughout Europe have introduced new tourist taxes which must be paid directly to the

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You can transfer your booking to somebody else but the person must satisfy all the conditions of the holiday and you must inform us either by letter or email no less than 7 days before departure. This transfer will cost £20 plus reasonable costs to make the transfer. You will remain responsible for ensuring payment. This is in addition to (and does not affect) the separate responsibility of the transferee to us.

Period before departure within which written cancellation of package price is received

Amount of cancellation charge as a % of total package cost

COACH HOLIDAYS More than 42 days

Deposit only

28 - 42 days

30% or deposit, if greater

14 - 27 days

45%

7 - 13 days

60%

1 - 6 days

100%

You may cancel your holiday without paying any termination fee before the start of the holiday in the event of special circumstances, for instance if there are serious security problems at the destination which are likely to affect the package.

10- ALTERATIONS TO YOUR HOLIDAY BY US We hope that we will not have to make any change to your holiday but, because our holidays are planned many months in advance, we sometimes do need to make minor changes. We reserve the right to do this at any time. We will let you or your booking agent know about any important changes as soon as possible, including the minimum number of passengers required on the trip. If after booking, and before departure, we make a major change to your holiday, you will have the option of withdrawing from the holiday without penalty or transferring to another holiday without any charge. In either case, we will pay you compensation, according to the scale set below. A major change includes the time of your departure or return time by more than 12 hours, a change in departure point, location of resort or type of hotel, a change in cross channel travel. If we tell you about any of these changes after we have confirmed your holiday booking (other than force majeure), you may either: • accept the new arrangements offered by us; or • accept a replacement holiday from us of equivalent or similar standard and price (at the date of the change), if we can offer you one; or • cancel your holiday with us and receive a full refund of all monies Either way, we will pay you compensation, using the Compensation table shown. (See Point 11)

11- ALTERATIONS TO YOUR HOLIDAY BY US Period before departure within which significant change is notified to you or your agent

Amount per person

More than 42 days

Nil

29 - 42 days

£10

15 - 28 days

£15

8 14 days

£20

0 - 7 days

£25

IMPORTANT NOTE Compensation will not be payable if the holiday is cancelled because the number of persons booked is less than the number required, or for events beyond our control, which include: war, threat of war, riots, civil disturbances, terrorist activity and its consequences, industrial disputes, natural and nuclear disasters, fire, epidemics, health risks and pandemics, unavoidable and unforeseeable technical problems with transport for reasons beyond our control or that of our suppliers; hurricanes and other actual or potential severe weather conditions, and any other similar events. You are also advised to check with The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Advice Unit regularly at www.fco.gov.uk/travel prior to travel. All holidays operate if the minimum number of participants is met. However, in no case will we cancel your holiday less than 4 weeks before the scheduled departure date, except where you have failed to pay the final balance or because of force majeure (force majeure means an event which we or the suppliers of the services in question could not foresee or avoid and is therefore beyond our control)

12- OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU We accept responsibility for ensuring the holiday which you book with us is supplied as described in our publicity material and the services offered reach a reasonable standard and if you are in difficulty we will assist you. If any part of our holiday contract is not provided as promised, you may terminate the contract without paying a termination fee and we will pay you appropriate compensation if this has affected your enjoyment of your holiday. We will however, not be liable if there are any unforeseeable or unavoidable action of a third party not connected with our travel services, or there were unavoidable or extraordinary circumstances, or the lack of conformity is due to a traveller in the party. We accept responsibility for the acts and/or omissions of our employees, agents and suppliers except where they lead to death, injury or illness. Our liability in all cases shall be limited to a maximum of twice the value of the original holiday cost (not including insurance premiums and amendment charges). We accept responsibility for death, injury, or illness caused by the negligent acts and/or omissions of our employees or agents together with our suppliers and sub-contractors, servants and/or agents of the same whilst

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Trading Charter acting within the scope of, or during their employment in the provision of your holiday. We will accordingly pay to our clients such damages as might have been awarded in such circumstances under English Law. In respect of carriage by air, sea, tunnel and rail and the provision of accommodation our liability in all cases will be limited in the manner provided by the relevant international convention. If we make any payment to you or any member of your party for death or personal injury or illness, you will be asked to assign to us or our insurers the rights you may have to act against the person or organisation responsible for causing the death, personal injury or illness. This clause does not apply to any separate contracts that you may enter for excursions or activities during or outside of your holiday. If you or any member of your party suffer death, illness or injury whilst overseas arising out of an activity which does NOT form part of your holiday, we may offer guidance and where legal action is contemplated and you want our assistance, you must obtain our written consent prior to any proceedings (We limit the cost of our assistance to you or your party to £5000 per party).

Department of Health leaflet “Health Advice for Travellers” Some people may be at risk from discomfort or deep vein thrombosis (DVT) if they remain immobile on a journey for a long period. If you are planning to undertake a journey of more than three hours, you should consult your doctor, if you have ever had DVT, pulmonary embolism, a family history of clotting conditions, cancer or treatment for cancer, stroke, and heart or lung disease or If you have had major surgery in the past three months. We reserve the right to refuse any booking in the absence of a doctor’s certificate confirming that you are fit to travel. Where we provide comfort stops you are encouraged to walk around. Exercise reduces any discomfort, which may be caused by periods of immobility. SMOKING is not allowed on our coaches (including E-Cigarettes) and we do not allow pets or any other animals, although we accommodate registered assistance dogs, but not on overseas holidays.

13- IF YOU HAVE A COMPLAINT

For all Continental holidays, you will require a full 10-year British Passport (machine readable) valid for the period required for the country or countries you are visiting. If you do not hold a full British Passport or you have any doubts about your status as a resident British subject, you must check with the Embassy or Consulates of the Countries to be visited to confirm the Passport or visa requirements when you book. We cannot accept responsibility if passengers are not in possession of the correct travel documents. For full details on passport requirements, please contact ‘the identity and passport service’ on 0300 222 0000 (www.direct.gov.uk)” You are responsible for ensuring you are at the correct departure point, at the correct time and with the correct documents. Whittle Coach and Bus Limited reserve the right to modify itineraries to conform with requests from competent authorities both within the UK and abroad. Excursions which are included in the cost of your booking are detailed on the brochure page and refunds will not be made for excursions not taken. Optional excursions booked and paid for in resort do not form part of your booking. Admission fees to buildings may not be included in the price of the holiday, please check.

If you have a problem during your holiday, please inform your Driver or the relevant Supplier/Resort Representative immediately who will endeavour to put things right. If your complaint cannot be completely resolved locally, you must complete a Holiday Report Form which can be obtained by your Driver or local Representative, which you should keep. Our contact number, for unresolved complaints will be our office number on 01562 820002 (Open in Office Hours). If you remain dissatisfied please follow this up within 14 days of your return home by writing to the Office Manager at Whittle Coach and Bus Limited, giving your original booking reference number and all other relevant information, including the reference of the Holiday Report Form. It is therefore a condition of this contract that you communicate any problem to the supplier of the services in question AND to our Representative whilst in resort and obtain a written report form. If you fail to follow this simple procedure, we cannot accept responsibility, as we have been deprived of the opportunity to investigate and rectify the problem. Should your complaint not be resolved and you wish to pursue the complaint further the Bonded Coach Holiday Group have an Alternative Dispute Resolution scheme and full details are available from BCH/CPT. Please contact them at, the Confederation of Passenger Transport, Fifth Floor South, Chancery House, 53-64 Chancery Lane, London. WC2A 1QS.

14- OUR COACHES-SEATING ARANGEMENTS We will always use our reasonable endeavours to provide a coach to the specification in our brochure or advert, but reserve the right to substitute an alternative vehicle should there be unforeseen circumstances. There is a seating plan but in some cases, operational reasons may require a coach with a different configuration. We reserve the right to alter a coach seating plan and allocate seats other than those booked. Single passengers may be required to share a double seat with other single passengers. When your booking is confirmed, you will be given a choice of seats that are available at that time. Specific seats will not be allocated on coaches operating a feeder service between joining points and main holiday departure points or on coaches that carry out transfers between airports, seaports etc. If you feel that you require two seats, then these must be purchased in advance at the time of booking. If you fail to do this and it transpires that the seat allocated is insufficient for your needs and there is no alternative seating available, then you will be refused access to the coach and any payments made will be liable to forfeiture.

15- HOTELS & HOTEL FACILITIES Some hotel facilities and entertainment may be withdrawn for routine maintenance or be subject to seasonal availability and provision of the facilities cannot be guaranteed. Single occupancy of rooms may be subject to a supplementary charge. Single Room Occupancy: Single occupancy of rooms when available may be subject to a supplementary charge and this will be shown on the brochure page. Also these charges may vary once we have exceeded the available rooms within our initial allocation from the hotel. Any applicable supplementary charges will be advised to you at the time of booking by a member of our Reservations Team. Entertainment: Some of our hotels arrange additional entertainment. Where this is part of the package details are given on the respective brochure page. Where it is not specified it may still be available but is at the discretion of the hotel and is not guaranteed. It may be withdrawn if there is a lack of demand or for operational reasons.

16- HEALTH AND SAFETY In some foreign countries, standards of infrastructure, safety and hygiene may be lower than those to which we are accustomed in the UK. You should therefore exercise greater care for your own protection. There may be countries that we visit that have special medical requirements for tourists. These regulations are subject to change and our clients are responsible for complying with entry and current health requirements. If you are not sure of the health requirements for the country you are visiting, you are advised to check with your own GP before travelling. You are also advised to refer to the

17- TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, ITINERARIES, PICK-UP POINTS AND PASSPORTS

18- SPECIAL REQUESTS All special needs and requests, if agreed, should be conveyed at the time of booking and be included in the confirmation of the holiday. These cannot be guaranteed except where confirmed as part of our holiday commitment to you and are detailed on your holiday booking confirmation. We are keen to ensure that we plan the arrangements for your holiday so that special needs and requests can be accommodated as far as possible. If you will need assistance, or may be unable to fully enjoy all aspects of your holiday you must tell us in advance so that we can maximise your enjoyment of the holiday. We will need to know if you will need special facilities in the hotel, taking part in the excursions or have difficulty boarding and travelling on the coach or other means of transport. Before booking your holiday, you should be sure that you and your party are both physically and mentally capable of completing the itinerary. If you need advice or further information, you or your booking agent should contact our Reservations Team. If you will require a special diet please tell us at the time of booking, or as soon as you are medically advised, together with a copy of the diet.

19– GROUND OR LOW FLOOR ROOMS You should also tell us about any other requests, for example, low floor rooms, particular rooms or locations. We will pass your request to the relevant supplier but this does not necessarily mean that your request will be fulfilled. If a request can be fulfilled you may incur an extra charge payable either to us or direct to the hotel. Please note that requests cannot be guaranteed unless we confirm on your booking confirmation that this is a guaranteed requirement

20- PASSENGERS WITH DISABILITIES We want everyone to enjoy our travel arrangements. We are happy to advise and assist you in choosing a suitable holiday. But, as some of the accommodation and resorts featured may not cater for even minor disabilities, it is important that, when booking, you advise us of any disability, specific need or complex need you may have and any special requirements that will make sure the holiday is suitable. If a passenger requires personal assistance (for example, assistance with feeding, dressing, toileting, mobilising) then this passenger must travel with an able-bodied companion or carer and written confirmation that such assistance will be provided for the entirety of the holiday is required at the time of booking. Coach Drivers/Tour Managers are unable to provide such assistance. IMPORTANT You must tell us if you have an existing medical condition, disability or complex need that may affect your holiday or other group members’ enjoyment of it, before you book your holiday. We reserve the right to request a doctor’s certificate confirming the passenger is fit to travel. If, in our reasonable opinion, your chosen holiday is not suitable for your medical condition or disability, we reserve the right to refuse your booking. You are responsible for bringing with you the proper clothing and equipment, which we advise you about in our printed trip information. We want you to enjoy

your holiday and will help you select an appropriate trip. Whilst we will make every reasonable adjustment to do so, if we are unable to accommodate the needs of a passenger or believe that the medical condition or disability of a passenger is likely to adversely affect other passengers, we reserve the right to decline the booking. We also reserve the right to cancel any holiday and impose cancellation charges if we are not fully advised of any relevant disability or medical condition at the time the booking is made and subsequently decide that we are unable to accommodate this passenger. This applies whether we advise that we are unable to accommodate a passenger either before departure or during the holiday and if this occurs during the holiday then we will seek the additional costs of returning the passenger home. We want you to enjoy your package and will try to help you select an appropriate trip. If you need advice or further information either you or your booking agent should contact 01562 820002.

21– MOBILITY SCOOTER POLICY Please note that we can accept one ‘compact’ electric mobility scooter per holiday. Our definition of ‘compact’ is that the scooter is class 1 specification; i.e. it must be designed to be dismantled, so that it can be loaded into the boot of a car. The actual maximum sizes of class 1 mobility scooters are: Length – 1200mm Width – 700mm max Maximum Weight - 60Kgs (We cannot accept class 2 scooters as these are too large and heavy to lift). Furthermore would all users of scooters and wheelchairs kindly note that you must be able to negotiate the five steps to board the coach, in order to manage and enjoy our holidays.

22- PASSENGER BEHAVIOUR We want all our customers to have a happy and carefree holiday. You are responsible for your behaviour and hygiene and the effect it may have on others. If you or any other member of your party is abusive, disruptive or behaves in a way that could cause damage or injury to others or affect their enjoyment of their holiday or which could damage property, we have the right to terminate your contract with us and we will have no further liability or obligation to you. If you are refused boarding on the outward journey we will regard it as a cancellation by you and we will apply cancellation charges. If the refusal is on your return journey, we have the right to terminate the contract with you. We also request that mobile telephones are not used on the coach save for exceptional circumstances.

24- LUGGAGE Please restrict your luggage to one medium sized suitcase (a medium sized suitcase is approximately 36” x 18” x 10”) per person, weighing no more than 44lbs (20Kgs). A small holdall can also be taken on board the coach. We cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage to luggage unless it is established that it is caused by our negligence. On holidays which include overnight stops, you may take a small overnight bag with you. Please do not leave items of value in your main suitcase which is left on the coach. Should loss or damage occur you may be able to claim through your holiday travel insurance.

25– EMERGENCY 24 HOURS TELEPHONE NUMBER A member of staff is always on hand 24 hours a day, to help either before your holiday, or on the day of departure by telephoning 01562 820002. At the beginning of your holiday, our courier will provide a contact telephone number. This number should be used if you require any assistance during your holiday.

26- DATA PROTECTION ACT We retain your full contact details and other information in secure files and electronic storage facilities. We may use this information to contact you by mail, telephone or electronic means. We must pass your information on to the relevant suppliers of your travel arrangements and we take full responsibility for ensuring that proper measures are in place to protect your information. In making this booking, you consent to this information being passed on to the relevant persons or suppliers. Your data controller is our Reservations Manager here at Johnsons Coach Travel.

27- PUBLICATION DATE & DETAILS Our brochure and Trading Charter were printed in the United Kingdom in November 2021.

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“First class holiday. Hotel clean, great company, excellent holiday. Looking to our next” Mrs A. Sullivan “The holiday was excellent, the hotel we stayed in was excellent, the service, the room and the food and our driver Dave was brilliant, nothing was too much trouble. The excursions on the holiday very interesting and varied every day which was very good.” Miss M Honeywood “The best holiday ever. Comfy coach, excellent driver, loved his commentaries and knowledge. Hotel was the best. Unfortunately the time went too quickly.” Mrs J White “It gets better every year, can’t wait until Christmas.” F. Smith

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