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Holidays 2017/18

Relax...we’ll take you there

New holidays added UK & EUROPEAN COACH HOLIDAYS • SHORT BREAKS • DAYS OUT • CRUISES


Relax, we’ll take you there We hope you enjoy browsing through our 2017-18 brochure with lots of enticing new holidays now open for booking. We carefully select delightful destinations, lovely hotels and wonderful experiences to create memorable holidays for you around the UK and Europe. Our small, friendly team will make every effort to ensure your holiday is relaxing, fun and luxurious from start to finish. You can concentrate on enjoying yourself as our experienced and professional Tour Managers look after all of the details. We look forward to welcoming you on board our luxury Pullman coaches, equipped with all the latest mod cons you’ll be travelling in comfort and style – Tally Ho!

UK & EUROPEAN COACH HOLIDAYS • SHORT BREAKS • DAYS OUT • CRUISES


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Would you like to know more? We can only really show a brief summary here in this brochure, but each holiday has a fully planned itinerary with details on the hotel and rooms, inclusive tours and visits or suggestions for free time in the places you’ll visit. We can send you the full itinerary but you will also find all of the details with images and sometimes short videos on our website. If you haven’t travelled with us before you’ll get a flavour of the Tally Ho Holiday experience on our Facebook page with holiday highlights plus any Tally Ho updates and offers. www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk 01548 854067 or 01752 893480 Station Yard, Kingsbridge TQ7 1ES

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October Blackpool & Liverpool 6 Portsmouth & the Mary Rose 6 Bristol City Weekend 6 November Cumbrian Turkey & Tinsel 6 Birmingham International Tattoo 7 December London & Windsor Festivities 7 Le Weekend 7 2018 January Littlecote House Warner Leisure Break 8 Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour 9 Beautiful Bath 10 February Wicked the Musical, Bristol 11 Cotswold’s Historic Towns & Houses 12 March Northern Lights Cruise 28 St Patrick’s Day in Dublin 13 Portugal, Spain & Madeira Cruise 28 Ludlow & Ironbridge 14 April Beth Chatto Gardens, Lavenham & Aldeburgh 15 New Forest National Park 16 Liverpool & Manchester Ship Canal 17 May Tenby & Pembrokeshire Coast 18 London’s Hidden History 19 June Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 20 Balmoral & Edinburgh, Scotland 21 July Guernsey & The Isle of Sark 22 Hampton Court Flower Show 22 Mediterranean and Provence Cruise 29 Icelandic Wonders & Wildlife Cruise 29 August Escape to Alton Towers 23 Warner Thoresby Hall & Lincoln 23 Isles of Scilly Explorer 24 September Heart of Wales 24 Chatsworth & Royal Crown Derby 25 St Malo, France 25 October National Memorial Arboretum 26 Chantilly Chateau & Paris 26 Cornwall Autumn Colours 27 November Waldorf Hilton, London 27

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PICK UP POINTS We have a network of local pick-up points for our holidays, taking you straight to meet the coach and then we’ll be on our way – really easy! Home pick-ups for holidays are also available at a modest charge. We use a small feeder vehicle to pick you up and take you to the coach. Please ask for more details. ASHBURTON BUCKFASTLEIGH

NEWTON ABBOT TORQUAY

PAIGNTON PLYMPTON

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TOTNES BRIXHAM

PLYMSTOCK

MODBURY

DARTMOUTH

WEMBURY KINGSBRIDGE

TRAVEL INSURANCE Tally Ho Holidays offer single trip and annual travel insurance policies. These are not included in the cost of your holiday and can be taken out at the time of booking or anytime up to the day before departure. There is no age limit for single trip policies. Please feel free to call us for a no-obligation quote and we can explain any conditions that may apply. Tally Ho Coaches Ltd is an Appointed Representative of Travel & General Insurance Services Ltd and both companies are fully authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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Book with confidence When you book a holiday with Tally Ho, you’ll know that your booking is fully protected. Here are the important legal bits: Tally Ho are members of the Bonded Coach Holiday Group of the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK Ltd. All coach package holidays in this brochure are subject to the Bonded Coach Holidays Group Trading Charter. This means that your holiday payment is protected. A copy of the charter is available at our office, on our website and in any event will be sent with your booking confirmation. Our Fred Olsen cruise holidays are ABTA bonded through Greatdays Holidays Ltd and we act as agents on their behalf. You can book online with confidence as our online booking is fully secured using an SSL from Security Metrics (recommended by Lloyds) and payments are secured through SAGEPAY.

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The award winning Tally Ho experience… Tally Ho Holidays are the proud 2017 winners of the British Coach Tourism Coach Tour Operator of the Year (small fleets). That means you can enjoy coach holidays and tours with that award-winning friendly service.

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CLICK AND SAVE TODAY Book any of the holidays in this brochure (day trips and cruises are not included in this offer and normal terms and conditions apply) online by 30.09.17 and we’ll give you 5% off your holiday price. Your online discount will be applied when your holiday booking is confirmed.

Pop Up Shops Come along and meet the Tally Ho team at one of our Pop Up Shops. It’s always nice to put a face to names and we can tell you so much more about any holidays, short breaks and tours you may be interested in. BRIXHAM, OLD MARKET HOUSE Thursday 14th September 1000-1200 NEWTON ABBOT, LIBRARY Tuesday 19th September 1400-1600 PAIGNTON, PALACE THEATRE BAR Friday 22nd Sept 1000-1200

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BLACKPOOL ILLUMINATIONS & LIVERPOOL 13th – 16th October Discover the history and culture of the lively city of Liverpool from its impressive mercantile grandeur to its modern music culture. From our base at the stylish Leyland Hotel HHHH a trip to see the famous Blackpool Illuminations is a must – sparkly lights to brighten up any autumn evening.

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20th – 22nd October Enjoy panoramic views from Spinnaker Tower, and explore the Historic Naval Dockyard including HMS Victory and the recently opened Mary Rose exhibition. Staying at the Langstone Hotel HHHH located on the northern shore of Hayling Island.

BRISTOL CITY WEEKEND 27th-28th October Amazing shopping and award-winning museums and attractions are all within easy reach of our chic city centre hotel, the Radisson Blu HHHH. View the famous collections of the city’s Art Gallery and Museum or uncover Bristol’s stories at the flagship M Shed museum.



£115

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CUMBRIAN TURKEY & TINSEL 5 DAYS

£299

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20th – 24th November There’s nothing to beat an early festive treat with a bit of friendly fun. Staying at the Cumbria Grand HHH , a relaxing country retreat, beautiful Lake Windermere is within easy reach. The cosy bar and open fire are just what’s needed after a day exploring Lakeland landscapes and towns.

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BIRMINGHAM INTERNATIONAL TATTOO 3 DAYS

£225

PER PERSON *DBB

25th-27th November Enjoy best seats in the house at the matinee performance of Britain’s biggest indoor military tattoo with over 1,000 performers creating a spectacle of pomp and pageantry. From our base in the Mercure Walton Hall Hotel & Spa, Wellesbourne HHHH we’ll also visit Birmingham’s festive German market. Book now -Tickets held until end September.

LONDON & WINDSOR FESTIVITIES

1st - 3rd December Staying at the Copthorne Tara HHHH in Kensington, you’ll be in the perfect location for exploring the South Kensington museums, shopping in Harrods or visiting Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland. Enjoy a special tour of Windsor Castle and see the grand State Dining Room all set for a royal Christmas.



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£265

PER PERSON *B&B

LE WEEKEND

3 DAYS

£119

PER PERSON *SHARING 2 BERTH CABIN

15th – 17th December Enjoy a pre-Christmas frolic in France! Tally Ho’s famous ‘Le Weekend’ includes two overnight crossings on the Plymouth/Roscoff route with Brittany Ferries with cabin. Wake up in France and take the short journey to explore the city of Quimper, the cultural heart of Brittany. You’ll have free time to browse through the thousand year old city centre around the cathedral on ‘Place Saint-Corentin’ or shop in the weekly Saturday outdoor market. We’ll stop off at the hyper market on the way back to Roscoff so you can stock up with continental goodies, ready for Christmas.

*All prices are per person and are based on two sharing twin/double standard room/cabin. Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

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5 DAYS

£275 PER PERSON*

INCLUDED: ■■ 4 nights dinner, bed and full English breakfast ■■ Day trip to Windsor ■■ Use of health club, swimming pool, steam room & sauna ■■ Day time programme of activities ■■ Great evening entertainment ■■ Visit to McArthurGlen Designer Outlet centre or/and Museum of the Great Western Railway (entrance fee not included) ■■ Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach ■■ There will be no Tour Manager on this trip *Price per person based on two sharing twin/double room. Single supplement £80. Travel insurance £21.00pp.

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LITTLECOTE HOUSE, WARNER LEISURE BREAK Monday 15th to Friday 19th January 2018 Relax in style at this beautiful historic house

Enjoy a delightful leisure break in the beautiful setting of Littlecote House, near Newbury, where Henry VIII courted Jane Seymour and wartime leaders planned the D-day landings. You can pack in lots of Warner’s popular activities or just relax and soak up the history. We’ll be visiting Swindon where you can shop to your heart’s content at the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet or visit STEAM, the Museum of the Great Western Railway housed in a beautifully restored Grade II listed railway works. The holiday includes a day trip to the royal town of Windsor where you can spend time sightseeing or shopping. Littlecote House, Berkshire HHHH Built in the mid 1500’s this beautiful Grade I listed Tudor manor has a truly unique story as a roman base, a Tudor tryst and England’s last remaining private Cromwellian Chapel. With Warner’s famous stylish luxury, you can also take advantage of the hotel’s excellent leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, steam room, sauna, fitness studio and a bubble pool.

Book now: call 01548 854067 or 01752 893480


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2 DAYS

£175 PER PERSON*

STRICTLY COME DANCING THE LIVE TOUR Friday 19th to Saturday 20th January 2018 The dazzling stars of ‘Strictly’ in Birmingham

Re-live the magic of Strictly Come Dancing’s 2017 season in this extravaganza of entertainment at Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena. Grab your sparkly jacket, dust of those dance shoes and enter the fab-u-lous spirit of The Live Tour. The celebrity dancers and their professional partners will remain a mystery until much nearer the time but you can be sure of a spectacular show with breath-taking dance routines and the judges’ entertaining take on this unique phenomenon. There will be time to explore Birmingham from your city-centre hotel. The Sea Life Centre, Ikon Gallery and the shops and cafes of trendy Brindley Place are all a short walk away. The Jury’s Inn, Birmingham HHH This stylish and modern hotel is situated in the heart of the city on Broad Street, just 150 metres from the Barclaycard Arena. The rooms are spacious and have free WiFi, TV, tea and coffee making facilities and air conditioning. Relax in their chic bar & restaurant, ‘The Grill on Broad St’, which offers a varied menu from ‘small plates’ to juicy steaks.

Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

INCLUDED: ■■ 1 night bed and full English breakfast ■■ Ticket for the evening performance of Strictly Come Dancing ■■ Free time in Birmingham to sightsee or shop ■■ Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach ■■ Accompanied by our Tour Manager ■■ Tour dates and ticket prices have yet to be released so details are subject to confirmation. Tickets sell out very soon after release so early booking is essential. * Price per person based on two sharing twin / double room. Single supplement £26pp. Travel Insurance £14.60pp.

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2 DAYS

£115 PER PERSON*

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BEAUTIFUL BATH Sunday 28th to Monday 29th January 2018 Soak up centuries of history in this World Heritage city

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INCLUDED: ■■ 1 night bed & full English breakfast ■■ Free time to sightsee or shop in Bath ■■ Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach ■■ There will be no Tour Manager on this trip

Bath is the only place in the UK where you can bathe in naturally hot spa water but with so many other attractions to enjoy you may not have the time! Favourites are the historic Roman Baths, the Jane Austen Museum or the Assembly Room Fashion Museum. Perhaps you would prefer to see a bit of everything by using the hop on hop off sightseeing bus. It’s a wonderful city to explore and a bit of indulgence is highly recommended; there are some fabulous boutiques and a wonderful range of restaurants bars and cafes. Hilton Bath City Hotel HHHH A perfect place for a weekend exploring this historic city. Inside you’ll enjoy the groovy 60’s design and outside you’ll have the beautiful city of Bath right on your doorstep. After a day sightseeing you can dine in the Atelier French cuisine restaurant or relax in the Lobby Bar. All bedrooms are fully air conditioned with 32 inch televisions, complimentary toiletries and tea & coffee making facilities.

* Price per person based on two sharing a twin/double room. Travel insurance £ 14.60pp.

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WICKED THE MUSICAL, BRISTOL Friday 16th to Saturday 17th February 2018 ‘A wicked and wonderful vision of Oz’

‘Wicked ‘ is the untold story of the Witches of Oz with a plot that begins before Dorothy’s arrival in Oz from Kansas and it includes several familiar references to the 1939 film and Baum’s novel. It tells the story of two unlikely witchy friends, Elphaba (the Wicked Witch of the West) and Galinda her polar opposite as they battle through disagreements, rivalry over the same love-interest, reactions to the Wizard’s corrupt government and, ultimately, Elphaba’s public fall from grace. Enjoy the show with premium seats at this three-time winner of the theatregoers ‘Best West End Show’ award. Book early – Tickets held until end October. Radisson Blu, Bristol City Centre HHHH A popular and modern city centre hotel in a perfect location. Next to the harbour, it’s just a short walk to the Hippodrome but also very handy for shopping at Broadmead and the Cabot Centre, and for visiting a host of Bristol’s famous attractions. The 176 rooms are decorated in three gorgeous styles: Fashion, Chic and Fresh and you’ll be spoilt for choice with many excellent bars and restaurants close by.

Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

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£195 PER PERSON*

INCLUDED: ■■ 1 night bed and full English breakfast ■■ Ticket for Premium seats, evening performance of Wicked ■■ Free time in Bristol ■■ Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach ■■ Accompanied by our Tour Manager * Price per person based on two sharing twin/double room. Single supplement £45. Travel insurance £ 14.60pp.

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4 DAYS

INCLUDED: ■■ 3 nights dinner, bed and full English breakfast ■■ Free time in Tetbury and Cheltenham ■■ Use of hotel leisure facilities including indoor swimming pool ■■ Visit to Chipping Campden and Moreton-in-Marsh ■■ Entrance and tour of Chavenage House ■■ Entrance to Painswick Rococo Garden ■■ Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach ■■ Accompanied by our Tour Manager * Price per person based on two sharing twin/double room. Single supplement £76. Travel insurance £ 21.00pp.

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COTSWOLD’S HISTORIC TOWNS AND HOUSES

£265 PER PERSON*

Friday 23rd to Monday 26th February 2018 Rediscover a quintessentially English landscape

Covering 800 square miles and stretching across five counties, the Cotswolds make up the biggest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the country. Pretty villages of honeycoloured stone, lively market towns and amazing country houses and gardens bring the breath-taking landscapes of the ‘wolds’ to life. We have two unusual highlights for you on this trip the first of which is a visit to view the swathes of snowdrops at Painswick Rococo Garden, known for its theatrical designs created to provide a stunning backdrop to the decadent parties of the 1700s. The second is Chavenage House which may be more familiar to you as ‘Trenwith’, the Poldark family home in the BBC’s popular TV series. Cheltenham Chase Hotel, Brockworth HHHH Nestled at the foot of the Cotswold Hills, our hotel has spacious and modern rooms with free WiFi and plasma-screen TV. Hardy’s Restaurant serves an international menu, with impressive views over Cooper’s Hill and after dinner you can relax in the Hunter’s Bar. The hotel’s Reflections Leisure Club features an indoor swimming pool, hot tub and fully equipped gym and a range of spa treatments Book now: call 01548 854067 or 01752 893480


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7 DAYS

ST PATRICK’S DAY IN DUBLIN

£569 PER PERSON*

Thursday 15th to Wednesday 21st March 2018 Raise a glass to Ireland’s Patron Saint

St Patrick’s Day is celebrated in all corners of the globe but you can’t beat the real Emerald Isle experience. We’ll watch the famous St Patrick’s Day Parade as huge floats, street theatre, pageantry and performance wind their way through the heart of Dublin’s fair city. Explore the vibrant city of Waterford, famous for its crystal and Kilkenny where you might like to sample the black-stuff in one of the tudor inns along the city’s famous Medieval Mile. With a day to explore the traditional Irish town of Portlaise and a scenic tour through the Wicklow Mountains your Irish experience will be complete! Talbot Hotel, Wexford HHHH After our ferry crossing we’ll check into our overnight four star hotel, overlooking Wexford Harbour, in time for dinner. We also stay here overnight on our return journey. Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise HHHH Nestled in the heart of Portlaoise town, this popular hotel has an award winning leisure club equipped with a swimming pool, gym, sauna and Jacuzzi.

Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

INCLUDED: ■■ 6 nights dinner, bed and full Irish breakfast ■■ Visits to Waterford and Kilkenny ■■ St Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin ■■ Full day in Dublin, including Hop-On-Hop-off Bus ■■ Scenic tour of Wicklow Mountains ■■ Entrance to Powerscourt Garden ■■ Entertainment on one night ■■ Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach ■■ Accompanied by our Tour Manager * Price per person based on two sharing twin/double standard room. Single supplement £116pp for the first 6 singles. Travel Insurance £38.90pp.

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£325 © Ironbridge Museums

PER PERSON*

LUDLOW, IRONBRIDGE AND THE MORGAN CAR FACTORY INCLUDED: ■■ 4 nights dinner, bed and full English breakfast ■■ Visit to Hereford ■■ Entrance to Ironbridge ■■ Visit to Malvern ■■ Tour of the Morgan Car Factory ■■ Free time in Ludlow ■■ Talk and tasting at Ludlow Food Centre ■■ Travel by Tally Ho Pullman coach ■■ Accompanied by our Tour Manager * Price per person based on two sharing twin / double room. First 4 singles £60pp supplement. Travel insurance £21.00pp.

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Sunday 25th to Thursday 29th March 2018 Britain’s industrial heritage – old and new

We love Ludlow – the hotel is delightful and the town is an architectural gem with a lively community feel. And it’s the perfect base from which to explore some wonderful places. We’ll take you to visit the famous Ironbridge Gorge Museum which tells the story of the Industrial Revolution through ten museums and many fascinating archaeological sites. Then it’s time to pull back the roof and press your foot on the pedal as we enjoy a guided tour of the worldfamous Morgan sports car factory. Discover the story of the Morgan’s unique blend of charisma, quality of craftsmanship and performance, from traditional car manufacturing through to today’s exciting cutting edge technology. Feathers Hotel, Ludlow HHH Described by the New York Times as ‘The most handsome inn in the world’ the world famous Feathers Hotel offers the atmosphere of a 17th century coaching inn with the facilities of a modern hotel, creating a truly memorable experience. The Feathers has an award winning restaurant; a cafe bar serving award winning ales and a beautiful lounge with open fire.

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BETH CHATTO, LAVENHAM & ALDEBURGH 5 DAYS Monday 16th to Friday 20th April 2018 Historic towns and beautiful gardens of Suffolk & Essex

£399

Beth Chatto took over a wasteland of brambles in 1960 and transformed it into an inspirational informal garden, winning ten consecutive RHS Gold Medals at Chelsea. Still tending the garden in her 90s she continues to share her deep love and profound knowledge of unusual plants. From our delightful hotel we have picked some other gems for you to explore. We’ll visit Lavenham Guildhall, originally built as a religious meeting place for wealthy Catholic merchants, but also used as a prison, workhouse, pub, chapel and a social club for US troops. Explore the pretty seaside town Aldeburgh, once home to the composer Benjamin Britten. Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa HHHH Set in 300 acres of countryside on the border between the Suffolk and Essex the hotel has stylish and contemporary rooms and a wide range of facilities for you to enjoy including an indoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi and two championship 18-hole golf courses. The Lakes restaurant boasts 2 AA Rosette Award while the Lounge Bar and Peake Bistro provide lighter bites.

Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

PER PERSON*

INCLUDED: ■■ 4 nights dinner, bed and full English breakfast ■■ Entrance to Beth Chatto Gardens ■■ Guided tour of the Suffolk Villages and entrance to Lavenham Guildhall ■■ Visit to Aldeburgh ■■ Travel by Tally Ho Pullman coach ■■ Accompanied by our Tour Manager * Price per person based on two sharing twin/double room. Single supplement £96pp. Travel insurance £21.00pp.

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5 DAYS

£449

NEW FOREST NATIONAL PARK

PER PERSON*

Monday 23rd to Friday 27th April 2018 Springtime landscapes and gardens © Picture It Now

INCLUDED: ■■ 4 nights dinner, bed and full English breakfast ■■ Visit to Bridport ■■ Entrance to Exbury Gardens, including Steam train ride ■■ Free time in Lymington ■■ Entrance to Beaulieu National Car Museum and Palace House and gardens ■■ Visit to Buckler’s Hard including a cruise on the river Beaulieu ■■ Travel by Tally Ho Pullman coach * Price per person based on two sharing twin/double room. First 6 singles £47pp supplement. Travel insurance £21.00pp. 

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We may all know the landscapes and wildlife of the New Forest National Park but there is so much more for you to explore. We’ll start with Exbury Gardens, created by Lionel de Rothschild in the 1920’s, where you’ll discover 200 acres of horticultural variety. The magnolias and camellias should be bursting into flower and early rhododendrons and azaleas showing their spring colours. A visit to Buckler’s Hard is a must. Enjoy a 30 minute tranquil cruise along the River Beaulieu and imagine the hive of ship building activity that supplied Nelson’s Navy. Our final treat is Beaulieu National Car Museum with over 250 vehicles telling the story of motoring from World Land Speed Record Breakers to Formula 1 racers. Beaulieu Hotel, Brockenhurst HHH Formerly a coaching inn, the Beaulieu Hotel is surrounded by open heath land and New Forest wildlife. You can expect warm hospitality and exceptional service and the lovely rooms are all equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The cosy restaurant has beautiful views of the moorland and New Forest beyond.

Book now: call 01548 854067 or 01752 893480


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LIVERPOOL/ £399 PER MANCHESTER SHIP PERSON* CANAL & THE TERRACOTTA WARRIORS Sunday 29th April to Thursday 3rd May 2018 Global stories in England’s North

Cruise along this famous ship canal, a 36-mile-long inland waterway in the North West of England which linked Manchester to Liverpool and the Irish Sea, enabling it to become Britain’s third-busiest port, despite being about 40 miles inland. Our global connections continue as we take in the extraordinary story of Qin Shihuangdi’, the first emperor of China, told through an exhibition of his spectacular Terracotta Warriors seen for the first time outside of London. Then it’s ‘roll-up, roll-up’ for a Magical Mystery tour of the Beatles Liverpool taking in the places associated with the band that took the pop world by storm. The Richmond Hotel, Liverpool HHHH Our city hotel is in a beautifully restored Grade II listed building dating back to 1906. The individually designed rooms are sumptuous and stylish with free WiFi and a mini-bar with complimentary water and fresh milk for your tea and coffee. The restaurant and bar celebrate the best of the North including a tempting G&T made with Liverpool Gin. Cheers! Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

INCLUDED: ■■ 4 nights dinner, bed and full English breakfast ■■ Entrance to Terracotta Warriors exhibition ■■ Guided tour of Liverpool ■■ Manchester Ship Canal Cruise ■■ Free time in Liverpool ■■ Travel by Tally Ho Pullman coach ■■ Accompanied by our Tour Manager * Price per person based on two sharing twin/double room. First 6 singles £95pp supplement. Travel insurance £21.00pp.

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£419 PER PERSON*

TENBY & PEMBROKESHIRE COAST Monday 14th to Friday 18th May 2018 Explore the legends and landscapes of Wales

INCLUDED: ■■ 4 nights dinner, bed and full Welsh breakfast ■■ Free time in Tenby ■■ Tour and free time in Carmarthen ■■ Entrance to National Botanic Garden of Wales ■■ Ride on Gwili Steam Railway ■■ Love Spoons workshop ■■ Travel by Tally Ho Pullman coach ■■ Accompanied by our Tour Manager * Price per person based on two sharing twin/double room. First 6 singles £50pp supplement. Travel insurance £21.00pp.

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The scenery of the Pembrokeshire coast is spectacular and as spring turns to summer there is so much for you to explore. Enjoy a nostalgic trip on Gwili Steam Railway alongside the picturesque Gwili River. We’ll visit the National Botanic Garden of Wales, voted the No1 Garden to Visit in Wales. Discover the fascinating blend of the modern and historic with the world’s largest single-span glasshouse and a stunning range of themed gardens set in a romantic Regency parkland. We’ll explore the sturdy roman defences of Carmarthen, the oldest town in Wales, and there will be free time to explore Tenby, with delightful sugar-almond coloured houses looking over the pretty harbour. Park Hotel, Tenby HHH The Park Hotel is a delightful bolt hole in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, with breath-taking panoramic views over Tenby’s north beach and harbour. You will love the direct beach access, manicured gardens, cliff top terraces and heated outdoor pool. Inside you will find calm informal luxury with professional service from friendly staff.

Book now: call 01548 854067 or 01752 893480


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LONDON’S HIDDEN HISTORY Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th May 2018 Stories from the City’s secret alleyways and courtyards

4 DAYS

£385 PER PERSON*

This London city break offers the best of both worlds – freedom to explore and dine out at your leisure combined with a selection of tours and visits to create a unique London experience. A highlight is a special walking tour by our popular Blue Badge Guide, Diane Burstein, who will take us on a journey exploring the hidden courtyards and alleyways of the City of London and ending with a guided tour of St Paul’s Cathedral, Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece. Enjoy the delights of Kew Gardens in springtime, London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage site with stunning vistas and iconic architecture from every stage of the garden’s history. Guoman Tower Hotel, London HHHH This is one of our favourite London hotels, nestled between the River Thames and St Katharine’s Dock and alongside two world Heritage Sites – Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. Tower Hotel is ideally located to visit some of London’s great attractions and is only a short walk from Tower Pier and other great transport links for getting around this great city.

Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

INCLUDED: ■■ 3 nights bed and full English breakfast ■■ Walking tour of the courtyards and alleyways of the City of London ■■ Entrance and Guided tour of St Paul’s Cathedral ■■ Visit to Windsor ■■ Free time in London ■■ Entrance to Kew Gardens with guided tour on the Kew Explorer Land Train ■■ Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach ■■ Accompanied by our Tour Manager * Price per person based on two sharing twin/double room. Single supplement £172pp. Travel insurance £21.00pp.

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INCLUDED: ■■ 6 nights dinner, bed and Continental breakfast ■■ Dover Calais ferry crossings ■■ Guided tour and free time Luxembourg City ■■ Free time in Vianden ■■ Cruise on the River Moselle ■■ Excursion to Grevenmacher with wine tasting ■■ Visit to the Parlamentarium and Brussels ■■ Visit to Liege ■■ Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach ■■ Accompanied by our Tour Manager * Price per person based on two sharing twin/double Standard room. Single supplement £103pp for the first 3 Singles. Travel insurance £38.90pp.

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GRAND DUCHY OF LUXEMBOURG

£699 PER PERSON*

Tuesday 5th to Monday 11th June 2018 History and culture at the heart of Europe

Explore the cities and towns of Luxembourg, a sovereign grand duchy since its independence from France in Napoleonic times. Immerse yourself in the history of Luxembourg City, from the old fortress and castle ruins to the Grand Ducal Palace and the Cathedral of Notre-Dame. Vianden, our base for the holiday, has an enchanting fairytale atmosphere and we’ll also visit the small medieval town of Grevenmacher, the capital of Luxembourg Moselle, an important vine growing region. This small and pedestrianised town is lovely to explore and we’ll start in style with a wine tasting talk and tour at Bernard Bassard followed by a short boat ride on the River Moselle. Hotel Altia, Neuville-En-Ferrain HHHH Our overnight hotel each way, is just north of Lille, an elegant hotel set in beautiful landscaped gardens. Grand Hotel de Vianden, Vianden HHH An intimate and charming hotel with a good location in the pretty medieval town of Vianden. Located on the border of this popular tourist destination and close to the Victor Hugo Museum and the impressive castle this is a great base from where to experience the fairytale atmosphere of one of Luxembourg’s most popular areas. Book now: call 01548 854067 or 01752 893480


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BALMORAL & EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

7 DAYS

£675 PER PERSON*

Sunday 17th to Saturday 23rd June 2018 Scotland’s Royal Retreat

Travel to Scotland at a leisurely pace and see the dramatic landscapes open up before you on the journey north. From the sophistication of the capital city of Edinburgh to the remote mountains of the Cairngorms National Park, this holiday is a true taste of the best of Scotland. Discover the charm and tranquillity of Balmoral Castle, the Royal family’s treasured Scottish retreat on a castle tour that includes access to the formal gardens and the ballroom where the Queen hosts the annual Ghillie’s ball. In Edinburgh you can stroll down the famous Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle to Queen’s official residence in Scotland at Holyrood. Hallmark Hotel, Carlisle HHH This striking Victorian building is situated in the heart of Cumbria’s captial. The stylish and contemporary rooms are the perfect stop-over for our journeys north and south. Doubletree by Hilton, Dunblane Hydro HHHH You’ll receive a fine Scottish welcome at this fine Victorian spa hotel overlooking the cathedral town of Dunblane and with breathtaking views of the Trossachs beyond. Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

INCLUDED: ■■ 6 nights dinner, bed and full English/Scottish breakfast ■■ Canal trip on Falkirk Wheel ■■ Visit to the Kelpies ■■ Entrance to Balmoral Castle ■■ Whisky tour and tasting at Royal Lochnagar Distillery ■■ Free time in Dunblane ■■ Full day in Edinburgh ■■ Free time in Carlisle ■■ Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach ■■ Accompanied by our Tour Manager * Price per person based on two sharing twin/double Standard room. Single supplement £140pp for the first 3 Singles. Travel Insurance £27.80pp.

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HOLIDAYS

GUERNSEY & THE ISLE OF SARK Sunday 1st to Thursday 5th July 2018 Experience Guernsey’s magical continental feel and relaxed pace of life. Your holiday will start with a full tour of the island exploring its beautiful scenery, look-out points and special sites such as the fascinating Little Chapel. There’s also free-time and they say the best way to explore the island is on foot with spectacular coastlines and accessible coastal paths - a walkers’ paradise. Step back in time as we take the short ferry ride to the sleepy Isle of Sark and tour this car-free island by horse drawn carriage. There’s plenty of time for you to relax, perhaps enjoying the views from the outdoor pool terrace at our charming hotel, the Peninsula in ValeHHH.

5 DAYS

£535

PER PERSON* DBB

HAMPTON COURT FLOWER SHOW Wednesday 4th to Thursday 5th July 2018

Your green fingers will be twitching on this horticultural-themed break starting with a visit to the Saville Gardens in Windsor, famous for its exotic azaleas, magnolias and a remarkable maze of twisting woodland tracks. From there we’ll travel on to the Holiday Inn, SheppertonHHHH from where it’s just a short hop to the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. It’s the largest flower show in the world with amazing show gardens, floral marquees and pavilions, talks and demonstrations. You’ll find it quite different from Chelsea with a unique character focusing on environmental issues and growing your fruit and vegetables. Tickets held until December 2017

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2 DAYS

£205

PER PERSON* B&B

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Book now: call 01548 854067 or 01752 893480


HOLIDAYS

ESCAPE TO ALTON TOWERS Sunday 12th to Monday 13th August 2018

Take a two day pass to terrific adventure at Alton Towers, home to some of the country’s best roller coasters – Nemesis, Oblivion, Rita, Thirteen, The Smiler, Blade, Enterprise and Galactica – as well as many other family attractions. Youngsters will love CBeebies Land, Postman Pat’s special delivery service or Sealife’s Sharkbait reef, hidden under the wreckage of the galleon in Mutiny Bay. There’s always something new to discover at Alton Towers so join in the fun on this summer short break. At the end of day one you’ll be ready to enjoy a delicious dinner and put your feet up at our modern hotel, the Hallmark Hotel, Derby Mickleover CourtHHHH.

2 DAYS

£160

PER PERSON* DBB

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WARNER THORESBY HALL & LINCOLN Monday 20th to Friday 24th August 2018 Enter the finely wrought iron gates into the rolling parklands of Grade I listed Thoresby Hall and your Warner Leisure break begins. We’ll head to the city of Lincoln where you can explore the recently restored Lincoln Castle, built by William the Conqueror and home to one of only four copies of the original 1215 Magna Carta. Uncover the area’s impressive military heritage at two fascinating attractions: the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, a living memorial to the 55,500 men of Bomber Command who lost their lives during World War II, and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre where you’ll see the Flight’s historic aircraft, still maintained and flying.

5 DAYS

£425

PER PERSON* DBB

* Prices per person based on two sharing twin/double Standard room. Please contact us for full itineraries, single supplements, child reductions and insurance options for these holidays.

Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

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HOLIDAYS

ISLES OF SCILLY EXPLORER Thursday 30th August to Monday 3rd September 2018

We’re returning to the lovely Atlantic HotelHHH overlooking the harbour and beaches of St Mary’s. It’s the perfect base for exploring these wonderful islands as it’s just a 5 minute walk from the inter-island boat services. We’ll take you on a guided walking tour of the island of Tresco, a beautiful, tranquil, family-owned island that has a little bit of everything from dramatic rocky outcrops, bronze age burial sites and romantic castle ruins, to secluded sandy beaches and of course the Island’s famous Abbey Gardens. You’ll have two free days to explore the Isles at your leisure and as everyone you meet will say ‘you’ll be back for more’.

5 DAYS

£599

PER PERSON* DBB

HEART OF WALES Sunday 9th to Thursday 13th September 2018

Re-live the era of elegance at the spa town of Llandrindod Wells, staying at the MetropoleHHHH a family-owned hotel in the grand Victorian style. From here it’s a scenic journey to Hay-on-Wye, the ‘Town of Books’ where you can wander through the maze of narrow ancient streets and browse the shelves of its many fascinating antiquarian and second-hand bookshops. Our tour of the heart of Wales includes a visit to the seaside town of Aberystwyth, a guided Ranger tour of beautiful Elan Valley wildlife park and a private tour of the secret Hall at AbbeyCwm-Hir, an outstanding Victorian home bordered by the Brecon Beacons and the Cambrian mountains.

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5 DAYS

£439

PER PERSON* DLBB

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Book now: call 01548 854067 or 01752 893480


HOLIDAYS

CHATSWORTH HOUSE & ROYAL CROWN DERBY Monday 17th September to Friday 21st September 2018

Chatsworth House in the heart of the Peak District, is the seat of Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and has been home to the Cavendish family since 1549. It is one of England’s most stunning stately homes with many rooms to explore, from the magnificent Painted Hall, State Rooms and Sketch Galleries to the beautiful Sculpture Gallery. We’ll be staying at the charming Makeney Hall Country House HotelHHHH in the Amber Valley countryside and from here we’ll head to explore the city of Derby with its fine Cathedral and the Royal Crown Derby factory, known across the world for its luxury fine bone china.

5 DAYS

£429

PER PERSON* DBB

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Derbyshire

ST MALO, FRANCE Friday 28th September to Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Uncover the maritime and naval story of St Malo’s past told through the dramatic walled ramparts of the historic old town. Large parts of the city were conscientiously rebuilt after WW2, but its medieval charm is still there to be discovered. Normandy has so much more to explore and we’ll visit the popular resort of Dinard, the town of Dinan, with its lovely medieval half-timbered houses and narrow cobbled streets, and the distinctive monument of Mont St. Michel, perched on a rocky island in a beautiful natural bay. We’ll be staying at the Oceania HotelHHHH a chic hotel right beside the historic town centre.

5 DAYS

£469

PER PERSON* B&B

* Prices per person based on two sharing twin/double Standard room. Please contact us for full itineraries, single supplements, child reductions and insurance options for these holidays.

Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

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HOLIDAYS

NATIONAL MEMORIAL ARBORETUM Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th October 2018

Linger a while in this amazing 150-acre site, a living and spiritually uplifting tribute to those who have served and continue to serve our country. The Arboretum is an evolving, maturing woodland landscape with over 30,000 trees forming a unique living tribute. From Dawn Redwoods to London Planes, they tell stories of military exploits from across the world. From our base at the Telford Hotel & Golf ResortHHHH in the heart of the Shropshire countryside we’ll also visit the city of Lichfield and the RAF Museum Cosford where you can delve into the stories of 70 international aircraft housed within 3 giant wartime hangars.

4 DAYS

£299

PER PERSON* DBB

CHANTILLY CHATEAU & PARIS Thursday 18th to Monday 22nd October 2018

Enjoy a taste of France staying in a charming 19th century Château in the heart of the Chantilly forest, north of Paris. Chantilly Lace and Chantilly cream are two luxuries inspired by this delightful town which is also home to the famous Chantilly Racecourse and Great Stables, built to house 240 horses and 500 hounds. We’ll visit Claude Monet’s inspirational gardens at Giverny and enjoy a 3-hour guided tour of Paris. With free time to explore you could travel to the top of the Eiffel Tower, thought by the French to be a monstrosity when it was built for the World Fair in 1889, but now the very symbol of the ‘city of light’.

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5 DAYS

£569

PER PERSON* DBB

Book now: call 01548 854067 or 01752 893480


HOLIDAYS

CORNWALL AUTUMN COLOURS Monday 22nd to Friday 26th October 2018

Cornwall’s fabulous gardens and the art inspired by the county’s famed quality of light provide the backdrop for this delightful autumn break. Browse arty treasures in St Ives’ winding back streets or visit the world famous Tate Gallery and the Barbara Hepworth sculpture garden. Warmed by the gulf stream, Cornwall’s gardens display the best of creative endeavour and exotic style. Watch autumn unfold at Trebah Gardens, a subtropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop, and Glendurgan, a pretty garden running down to meet the water of the Helford River. You’re also sure to enjoy the peaceful woodland setting of our base, the Penmere Manor HotelHHH near the historic port of Falmouth.

5 DAYS

£429

PER PERSON* DBB

WALDORF HILTON, LONDON Sunday 25th to Monday 26th November 2018

Lap up the luxury at London’s famous Waldorf Hotel HHHH, steeped in Edwardian tradition but presented with a modern touch, this is sure to be an experience to write home about. The hotel’s fabulous West End location places London at your fingertips with many of the city’s most exciting attractions within walking distance or just a quick tube ride away, perhaps Covent Garden, the National Gallery or the British Museum. After a busy day exploring the sights of London you can relax and enjoy a delicious 3 course dinner, served in the Waldorf’s Homage Grand Salon.

2 DAYS

£165

PER PERSON* DBB

* Prices per person based on two sharing twin/double Standard room. Please contact us for full itineraries, single supplements, child reductions and insurance options for these holidays.

Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

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CRUISES

The Tally Ho Cruise experience… Our selection of Fred Olsen Cruises depart from Southampton and include transfers direct from your door to board at the port. Fred Olsen’s smaller, friendly ships don’t feature gimmicks such as climbing walls and surf simulators, but their size advantage means you can enjoy a truly enriching and exhilarating cruise experience. *Prices are based on two sharing an outside cabin so please contact us for information on cabin options and full itineraries for these cruises.

IN SEARCH OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS, BALMORAL 14 nights from Saturday 10th March 2018

Norway – when the spectacular landscapes are at their most dramatic and the clear air is at its crispest. Visit Trondheim, cruising along the coast of Toget Island past Torghatten, the Seven Sisters mountain range and crossing the Arctic Circle to Tromso, ‘Gateway to the Arctic’, Alta and Narvik, north of the Arctic circle. On the return journey you cruise along the coast of Norway past Rorvik, Andalsnes and More og Romsdal, with a visit to Bergen, Norway’s second largest city.

14 NIGHTS FROM

£1,999 PER PERSON*

ISLAND OF MADEIRA WITH SPAIN & PORTUGAL, BALMORAL 10 NIGHTS 10 nights from Saturday 24th March

Enjoy some soothing seasonal sunshine, stunning scenery and captivating culture on this springtime escape. Welcome in the Spanish culture in the city of La Coruña and the charming Ciudad Vieja old quarter. Balmoral will then sail to Leixões, gateway to Oporto with its pretty pastel-fronted houses around the UNESCO-listed historic centre. Fabulous Funchal will be your starting point for an unforgettable exploration of the gorgeous ‘garden island’ of Madeira. Your final stop Is Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, a delight to explore on foot or by tram.

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FROM

£1,445 PER PERSON*

Book now: call 01548 854067 or 01752 893480


CRUISES

MEDITERRANEAN WITH LAVENDER IN PROVENCE, BRAEMAR 16 nights from Friday 6th July 2018

Discover the delights of some of the most beautiful destinations in the Mediterranean, taking advantage of Braemar’s smaller size to glide straight into the heart of stunning ports in Spain, France and Italy. From Southampton you’ll sail first to Spanish shores and the cities of Málaga and Barcelona where you can browse through bustling Las Ramblas and see the architectural wonders of the spectacular Sagrada Familia. In France the calls include marvellous Marseille and the French Riviera where you’ll experience the glitz and glamour of Monaco.

ICELANDIC WONDERS AND WILDLIFE, BRAEMAR 13 nights from Sunday 22nd July 2018

Natural wonders and wildlife are yours to discover on this incredible cruise around Iceland aboard Braemar. Reykjavik is the perfect start to your Icelandic adventure where you’ll have plenty of time to take in the ‘Big Three’: The Gullfoss ‘Golden’ Waterfall, the Geysir Hot Springs and Thingvellir National Park. There are so many more sights to discover: the awe-inspiring Godafoss ‘Waterfall of the Gods’, stunning Lake Mývatn, the outstanding beauty of Eyjafjörður, Hrisey Island and Skjálfandi Bay and cruising the twisting Seyðisfjörður.

Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

16 NIGHTS

FROM

£2,549 PER PERSON*

13 NIGHTS FROM

£2,299 PER PERSON*

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DAY TRIPS

Tally Ho Day Trips… Treat yourself to a delightful day trip from South Devon. Our pick up points for most day trips are Plympton, Plymstock, Ivybridge, Modbury, Kingsbridge, Totnes, Dartmouth, Buckfastleigh and Ashburton.

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2017 Thursday 28th September

Healey’s Cyder Farm, Cornwall

Wednesday 4th October

Doc Martin’s Port Isaac, Cornwall

£24

Thursday 12th October

Falmouth Oyster Festival

£25

Wednesday 18th October

Bridport and Sidmouth

£25

Tuesday 24th October

Autumn Colours at Westonbirt

Saturday 4th November

Spectacular Bridgewater Carnival

£30

Wednesday 15th November Clarks Village or the City of Wells

£26

Sunday 26th November

Westpoint Christmas Fayre or Exeter

Sunday 3rd December

Bath Traditional Christmas Market

Thursday 7th December

Festive Cotehele and Tavistock

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£34 inc

£40 inc

£20.50 inc or £16.50 £29 £23.50 inc

Book now: call 01548 854067 or 01752 893480


DAY TRIPS

2018 Friday 12th January

Peter Pan the Pantomime, Plymouth

£29.50 inc**

Wednesday 31st January

Exe Estuary Birdwatching cruise

Sunday 4th February

Sunday Carvery in Exeter

Thursday 8th February

Fleet Air Arm Museum

Wednesday 21st February

Truro & Kernow Mill

Thursday 8th March

Cream Tea at Camelot Castle Hotel & Tintagel

Tuesday 13th March

Sidmouth

Thursday 17th May

Music of Take That, ‘The Band’

£29 inc £30.50 inc £35 inc £24 £29 inc £22 £62 inc**

**Tickets only held for a short while, book soon Prices include tickets and entry fees where shown. You’ll find detailed itineraries for all day trips on our website or you can call the Tally Ho tour team for more information. Our luxury Pullman coaches are available for private hire and we can also provide a full booking service for any private excursions and tours for clubs and associations.

Book online: www.tallyhoholidays.co.uk

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