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Winter ‘07 – Spring ‘08

COACH HOLIDAYS with

Part of the Selwyns Part of theTravel Group Selwyns Travel Group

Short Breaks & Holidays S NT I in Britain, Ireland PO P U G K KIN & Europe C PI O TS O N AL & B GE C A LO


Reservations – 0151 647 7831 or 0151 482 6000 or www.hardingstours.co.uk

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London Show Weekend Tutankhamun Exhibition Terrocotta Warriors Exhibition London Christmas Shopper London Easter Special

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Turkey & Tinsel Breaks Twixmas Breaks Edinburgh Christmas Market Bad Homburg Christmas Market

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Alvaston Hall - Cheshire Nidd Hall - Harrogate Holme Lacy - Hereford Corton - Lowestoft Bodelwyddan Castle - N. Wales Thoresby Hall - Nottingham Cricket St. Thomas - Somerset Littlecote House - Rural Berkshire Sinah Warren - Hayling Island

Warners Holme Lacy

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Scotland for Burns Night Gardens of Cornwall Murder Mystery Criccieth “Good Old Days” Heritage & History Lincolnshire Film & TV Torquay “Fantasy Cruise” Yorkshire Food & Drink St Patrick’s Day in Ireland Irish Grand National

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Bristol & Bath Cornish Coast Winter Warmer Lyme Bay Holiday Village Oxford Singles Break Tenby & Pembrokeshire Coast

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Amsterdam Mini Cruise Amsterdam Spanish Mini Cruise Calais Shopper Paris 2-for-1 Disneyland Paris Volendam 2-for-1 Delightful Dinant 2-for-1 Ostend 2-for-1

50 Grange Road West Birkenhead CH41 4DA

Welcome to Hardings Holidays One of the North West’s oldest and respected names with business interests spanning over 100 years. We have used our considerable experience and expertise to bring you a comprehensive range of Winter and Spring holidays at exceptional value for money prices. All itineraries are carefully planned to ensure maximum enjoyment. This is the first of our New Style brochures; regular clients will find a lot of their holiday favourites, plus many new destinations. If you are contemplating your first Hardings Holiday, we can assure you that the professional attention to detail will ensure that you have an enjoyable and relaxing holiday with us.

You are in safe hands You can relax in the knowledge that our fleet of modern coaches and drivers are operated under a strict operational compliance regime and vehicles are regularly checked and maintained to the highest standards in our own workshops.

Financial security Hardings are members of the Confederation of Passenger Transport’s “Bonded Coach Holiday Scheme”, which protects any money that you pay to us by a bank guarantee. You can be sure that any monies paid to us in advance for deposits or final payments are fully protected

Group Bookings We can offer good discounts for Group bookings for 10 people or more and for larger groups of 30 or more we can tailor make your holiday to suit your individual requirements or you can choose one of the holidays within the brochure. For more details please call our Groups Department on 01928 564515

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Great coaches New for 2007 and 2008 all coaches used on tours are equipped with reclining seats, air conditioning and WC.

Convenient Joining Points It has never been easier to join your Hardings Holiday, with many convenient local pick ups points throughtout the Wirral, Liverpool and Cheshire, but not too many as to delay your departure by being on the coach for too long on pick ups. See page 11 for a detailed list. Aintree Arrowe Park Birkenhead Broadgreen Bromborough Eastham Ellesmere Port Frodsham Helsby Heswall Huyton Liverpool Moreton Maghull New Ferry Ormskirk Runcorn Southport St Helens Upton Wallasey Walton Wavertree West Kirby Widnes

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A great idea for that Special Gift for a Birthday, Anniversary, Christmas or indeed any Special occasion. We will supply you with a personalised gift voucher for any amount you wish. You can pay by Cheque, Credit or Debit card. These can be used by the recipient to pay for any Hardings Holiday or Day Trips advertised in our current brochures. Contact our Sales Team to order your voucher.

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London Christmas Shopper

2 Days only £149

2 & 3 Days from £69 If you’re going shopping in London you might as well do it in style! These pre-Christmas trips allow you to combine browsing and buying with a chance for a break, a comfortable room and a leisurely, sumptuous breakfast.

Free time for shopping or sightseeing PLUS tickets to see a great show – “Joseph” is the featured show. We’ll be staying at the Hilton Hotel at the heart of Canary Wharf’s bustling business, cafe and shopping scene.

Grange Strathmore Hotel

Hilton Canary Wharf The Hilton London Canary Wharf hotel is at the heart of Canary Wharf’s bustling business, café and shopping scene. A footbridge linking the hotel to the tube means the West End is within easy reach. Soak up the style in contemporary rooms with highspeed internet access. The rooms have flat screen TV, on-demand movies and mini bar. Bed & English Breakfast PLUS Theatre Ticket Sat 12 Apr Single Supplement

2 Days

£149 £25

London Show Specials - 2 shows for the price of 1 2 Days from £165 What a bargain! See Joseph plus Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia and Lord of Rings or Les Miserables and Buddy - Two great shows for the price of one with stalls/dress circle tickets for all shows plus one night’s room and breakfast accommodation in a central London hotel, transfers to theatres and free time for shopping and sightseeing. Bed & English Breakfast in Central London Hotel Joseph & Phantom of the Opera 21 Jan 2 Days £165 Les Misérables & Buddy Tue 18 Mar 2 Days £159 Mamma Mia & Lord of the Rings Wed 16 Apr 2 Days £175 Single Supplement £22 Mon

Tutankhamun & Terracotta Warriors Exhibitions

Tutankhamun Exhibition & London Eye

3 Days only £169

3 Days only £169

Tutankhamun Exhibition

£69 £69 £69 £22

Ramada Docklands Hotel The Ramada Hotel & Suites London Docklands has a spectacular waterfront setting with stunning views over London’s Docklands, ideally located for Canary Wharf and London’s most famous landmarks. The hotels facilities include the Waterfront Brasserie which has an easy, informal atmosphere with bright, comfortable and modern surroundings. All bedrooms all have en-suite facilities, telephone, satellite TV, hairdryer, iron & ironing board and tea/coffee making facilities. Bed & English breakfast at the Ramada Docklands 3 Days 3 Days 3 Days

£119 £119 £119 £36

Ramada Docklands Hotel Built in a dramatic location in the rejuvenated London Docklands, the Ramada Hotel provides excellent guest care and facilities in a stunning new contemporary development. All rooms inc Satellite television, Air conditioning, iron, hairdryer, and tea coffee making facilities.

Ramada Docklands Hotel & Suites

Tutankhamun Exhibition This new exhibition includes artefacts from the tomb of Tutankhamen and other Valley of the Kings ancestors. Most of the 130 objects in the current exhibition have never before been seen in the UK. London Eye London Eye is one of the most spectacular and popular attractions in the world. At 135 metres high, it is the world’s largest observation wheel and provides a 30 minute ‘flight’ over London.

Hilton Canary Wharf The Hilton London Canary Wharf hotel is at the heart of Canary Wharf's bustling business, café and shopping scene. A footbridge linking the hotel to the tube means the West End is within easy reach. Soak up the style in contemporary rooms with highspeed internet access. The rooms have flat screen TV, on-demand movies and mini bar. Bed & English breakfast Fri 25 Apr Fri 30 May Single Supplement

3 Days 3 Days

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£169 £169 £50

Bed & English breakfast Fri 21 Mar Single Supplement

4 Days

£159 £51

Reservations – 0151 647 7831 or 0151 482 6000 or www.hardingstours.co.uk

A fantastic 4 days break in the capital. Spend your time shopping or visiting the many sights in the city.

Built in a dramatic location in the rejuvenated London Docklands, the Ramada Hotel provides excellent guest care and facilities in a stunning new contemporary development. All rooms include satellite TV, air conditioning, iron, hairdryer, and teacoffee making facilities.

£169 £169 £169 £36

2 Days 2 Days 2 Days

4 Days only £159

Terracotta Army, British Museum

3 Days 3 Days 3 Days

Sun 4 Nov Sun 25 Nov Sun 7 Dec Single Supplement

London Easter Special

This once-in-a-lifetime exhibition explores one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the 20th century and provides an insight into China’s First Emperor, Qin Shihuangdi, and his legacy.

Fri 8 Feb Fri 29 Feb Fri 28 Mar Single Supplement

Bed & English breakfast at the Grange Strathmore

Sun 16 Nov Sun 30 Nov Sun 7 Dec Single Supplement

This new exhibition includes artefacts from the tomb of Tutankhamen and other Valley of the Kings ancestors. Most of the 130 objects in the current exhibition have never before been seen in the UK.

Bed & English breakfast

A stylish 4-star hotel in a Victorian building once home to the father of the late Queen Mother. It is located in Kensington, close to the shops of Knightsbridge and London’s most famous museums. All bedrooms have satellite TV, telephone, tea/coffee and hairdryer and the hotel has a lift.

London Breaks

London Show Weekend


Turkey & Tinsel Breaks

Reservations – 0151 647 7831 or 0151 482 6000 or www.hardingstours.co.uk

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Turkey & Tinsel Breaks

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4 & 5 Days from £135

Hardings’ Turkey & Tinsel breaks are the ideal way to get rid of those winter blues and with such good value, this is a treat you really can afford. During your stay you will enjoy a programme of festive entertainment on at least two nights to get you into the holiday spirit. All holidays include dinner, room and breakfast accommodation in bedrooms with en-suite bathroom facilities. DAY 1: From your local departure point just sit back and enjoy the comfortable coach journey to our festive destination. Settle in to your room followed by “christmas eve” dinner and a leisurely evening. DAY 2: After a good breakfast join us for a morning optional excursion. Back then to the hotel for a lazy afternoon. This evening enjoy a super traditional “christmas dinner” with all the trimmings followed by entertainment. DAY 3: It’s “boxing day” today and we have more sightseeing in store with a full day optional excursion to see some of the local highlights. Dinner (buffet style in some hotels) is followed by more entertainment. LAST DAY: Fond festive farewells as we head for home.

5 day tours spend the 4th day at leisure in the hotel.

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Llandudno

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Cheshire

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Rural Berkshire

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Hayling Island

Mon 12 Nov – 5 Days £235 Ambassador Hotel

Mon 19 Nov – 5 Days £199 Warners Alvaston Hall

Mon 3 Dec – 5 Days £279 Littlecote House

Mon 29 Oct – 5 Days £279 Warners Sinah Warren

An independent hotel which commands a prominent sea front position on the corner of the Grand Promenade, close to the main shopping street and Victoria Shopping Centre. The restaurant is situated just off the veranda where you can sit after the evening meal. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities, colour TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Single Supplement – £20

With its half timbered façade and leaded windows Alvaston is a typical Victorian Hall set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside. There is plenty to do with outdoor bowls, archery, croquet, billiards, boules and indoor heated pool, sauna and spa pool complete with fitness studio, steam room and plunge pool plus a Hair and Beauty salon. Evening entertainment, staged in the Grove Cabaret Theatre, features the resident entertainment team. Single Supplement – Nil

Littlecote House, set in the rolling Berkshire countryside, has a history of royal patronage. Take a swim in the indoor pool, play tennis, then marvel at the Roman mosaic floor. Set some time aside to explore the Chinese drawing room, the intimate Popham library, the Dutch parlour with its fascinating painted wall panels, the Great Hall and the historic portraits in the long Gallery. In the evening round the day off with the very best in entertainment. Single Supplement – Nil

Sinah Warren stands in 52 acres of grounds where you’ll find archery, an air rifle range, laser clay shooting, and an all weather bowling green. Indoors, the Galleon games area is the venue for a whole range of games including darts, pool and Bowleasy. There’s an indoor pool and leisure suite, fitness room, sauna and plunge pool plus a Hair and Beauty salon. Sinah Warren offers comfortable chalet style accommodation. Single Supplement – Nil

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Northumbria

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Northumbria

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Weymouth

Fri 30 Nov – 4 Days £185 White Swan Hotel, Alnwick

Mon 12 Nov – 5 Days £239 Park Head Country Hotel, Near Durham

Fri 2 Nov – 4 Days £189 Crown Hotel

Situated in the heart of the historic town of Alnwick, this charming 300 year old coaching inn retains many authentic period features. The hotel has recently undergone a major refurbishment, with all the bedrooms modernised to an impeccable standard. The public areas have been transformed and the introduction of the brand new Hardy’s Bistro, offering everything from a latte to contemporary cuisine, the hotel offers a superb setting for a relaxing break. Single Supplement – £45

Situated just outside Bishop Auckland, 10 miles from Durham, the Park Head offers you every convenience for your stay. All rooms are en-suite and furnished to a high standard. Each room includes: own phone, television with satellite channels, hair-dryer, tea/coffee refreshment tray and trouser press. Some of the rooms are in an annexe, around a small courtyard but only a few yards form the main building. Single Supplement – £40

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Criccieth

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Torquay

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Bridlington

Fri 16 Nov – 4 Days £165 Mon 14 Dec – 4 Days £165 Lion Hotel

Fri 2 Nov – 4 Days £135 Mon 26 Nov – 5 Days £199 Seascape Hotel

Fri 23 Nov – 4 Days £149 Monarch Hotel

The Lion Hotel has been transformed from an olde inn to the hotel it is today, offering personal service, friendliness, comfort and hospitality. The hotel features an elegant restaurant, cocktail bar and lounge bar, which is also popular with the locals. Bedrooms are en-suite and well appointed with TV. Please note some rooms may be allocated in separate accommodation outside the main hotel building. Single Supplement – Nil

This family run 2-star hotel won Torquay Hotel of the Year in 2004. It is located close to the town centre with good views of the bay. All bedrooms have TV, tea & coffee, telephone & radio/alarm. There is a lift and a few ground floor bedrooms. The Festive Break programme features entertainment on most nights as well as raffles and quizzes. Single Supplement – Nil

The impressive Monarch Hotel is one of Bridlington’s leading hotels. It stands right on the seafront opposite the Spa Pavillion, and is perfectly placed for a comfortable stroll into town or along the promenade. You can be sure of a warm welcome, great food, regular entertainment and comfortable accommodation. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities, colour TV and tea/coffee making facilities Single Supplement – Nil

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The charm and character of the Crown Hotel lies in the warm and friendly atmosphere which always prevails.The hotel is located in an extremely favourable position at the top of Weymouth’s town centre, next to the Town Bridge overlooking the harbour, and just a few minutes’ walk from the picturesque Brewer’s Quay. Facilities include a first floor residents’ lounge, the Vaults Bar and Restaurant and a residents’ bar. A lift serves all floors. Single Supplement – Nil


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Turkey & Tinsel Break in Glenshee

Mon 12 Nov – 5 Days £215 Royal Hotel

Mon 12 Nov – 5 Days £189 Spittal Of Glenshee Hotel

The Royal stands in the centre of town close to the harbour and ferry terminal. Its central position makes it ideal for visiting the West Coast of Scotland as well as the Islands of Mull and Iona. Built in 1895 the hotel offers traditional Scottish hospitality within quality modern surroundings. All bedrooms have private bathroom. Colour television, direct dial telephone, hospitality tray, hairdryers and central heating. Single Supplement – £32

The Spittal of Glenshee is situated amidst glorious highland scenery. Here you’ll find a high level of guest comfort with 45 well appointed bedrooms, all with en-suite amenities, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The restaurant has an excellent menu which exploits the local produce to create traditional Scottish dishes of distinction. Other hotel facilities include solarium, games room and entertainment. Single Supplement – Nil

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Scarborough

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Fort William

Fri 23 Nov – 4 Days £185 Mon 10 Dec – 5 Days £195 St Nicholas Hotel

Mon 19 Nov – 5 Days £215 Alexandra Hotel

One of most centrally located hotels in Scarborough, close to the south beach and town centre. This large Victorian hotel boasts an indoor swimming pool, 2 bars and a lift to all floors. All en-suite bedrooms have satellite TV, telephone and tea/coffee facilities. Single Supplement – Nil

Twixmas in Glenshee Spittal Of Glenshee Hotel

Enjoy Edinburgh Castle views and the buzz of Princes Street shopping from the central Ramada Edinburgh Mount Royal Hotel. With the magnificent backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, this German-style Christmas Market is held in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens. Here you will find a variety of stalls selling unusual Christmas gifts along with an ice-rink, Big Wheel and carousel. You’ll also have time to explore the lovely city of Edinburgh – famous worldwide for its beauty and history.

Mount Royal, Edinburgh Situated on Princes Street the Mount Royal is an ideal base for exploring this lovely city. The hearty Scottish breakfast will set you up for exploring the shops and sights of Princes Street. Scale the hilltop Edinburgh Castle, one mile away, and enjoy the greenery of Princes Gardens. By night, catch a play at King’s Theatre or relax in our Princes Bar. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Sun 2 Dec 2 Days Single Supplement

The Alexandra provides great traditional Scottish Hospitality at its best, and is in a great location, as everything is close by. Whether it’s shopping in the High Street, catching a bus or taking a train, you’ll find the Alexandra is in the perfect position. Each room has television, radio, telephone and tea & coffee making facilities. Single Supplement – £32

Thu 27 Dec – 4 Days £159

Bad Homburg Christmas Market

6 Days only £309

Bad Homburg is a popular and fashionable spa town situated in the delightful Tanus countryside, 15 miles from Frankfurt.

Thu 27 Dec – 4 Days £215

The Alexandra provides great traditional Scottish Hospitality at its best, and is in a great location, as everything is close by. Whether it’s shopping in the High Street, catching a bus or taking a train, you’ll find the Alexandra is in the perfect position. Each room has television, radio, telephone and tea & coffee making facilities. Single Supplement – £32

Twixmas in Llandudno Grand Hotel

£89 £20

4 Days from £155

The Spittal of Glenshee is situated amidst glorious highland scenery. Here you’ll find a high level of guest comfort with 45 well appointed bedrooms, all with ensuite amenities, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The restaurant has an excellent menu which exploits the local produce to create traditional Scottish dishes of distinction. Other hotel facilities include solarium, games room and entertainment. Single Supplement – Nil

Twixmas in Fort William Alexandra Hotel

2 Days only £89

Thu 27 Dec – 4 Days £155

Nestled at the foot of the Great Orme with magnificent views out over the bay, this family hotel is a great place to stay in North Wales. The hotel has a warm and welcoming atmosphere that emphasises friendly and hospitable service, along with superb entertainment. It has excellent facilities throughout the ensuite guest rooms and public areas. All of the guest rooms have traditional décor and are fully equipped to give a feeling of comfort and home. Single Supplement – £45

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P&O Ferries

Maritim Hotel, Bad Homburg

Whilst onboard, you have a choice of places to eat and drink, whatever your appetite - so you can enjoy a great coffee and a snack in the coffee shop, or savour a wholesome cooked meal in one of our restaurants. After you’ve eaten, why not enjoy a pint in the bar, relax with a glass in the wine bar, or take in the breathtaking panoramic views from the Sky Lounge. For great entertainment watch the latest films in our 2 cinemas, or catch the live cabaret show in the Sunset Show Lounge... you can even have a flutter in the casino!

The Maritim Kurhaushotel is located in the delightful Taunus countryside of Bad Homburg. The hotel has 148 rooms that are equipped with amenities and provide all the comforts to its guests. The hotel also features a restaurant and cocktail bar and leisure facilities including a swimming pool. Price Includes: Inside cabin on ferry crossing (no meals) / Dinner, Bed & Breakfast at hotel Thu 6 Dec 6 Days £309 Single Supplement On request Meal package on ship (2 breakfasts 2 evening meals) £38

Reservations – 0151 647 7831 or 0151 482 6000 or www.hardingstours.co.uk

Twixmas Breaks

Edinburgh Christmas Market

Christmas Markets

Turkey & Tinsel Break in Oban


Warner Holidays

Reservations – 0151 647 7831 or 0151 482 6000 or www.hardingstours.co.uk

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Warner Just for Adults

4 & 5 Days from £169

On a Warner short break you’ll understand what it means to be spoilt for choice. There’s almost too much of everything. Great places to stay, great food, great things to do and of course, great entertainment, every night. Even better, it’s great value, and it’s all exclusively for adults. JUST FOR ADULTS On A Warner break, you’ll be free from any little distractions – yours or anyone else’s as Warner is exclusively for adults. So you can relax, knowing you’ll be able to enjoy your stay in the convivial company of friends old and new! SHORT BREAKS, SWEET MEMORIES Warner really is the short break that feels like a long holiday. And you’ll be amazed at what you can pack in to your 3 or 4 night break. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION Wherever you stay, you can enjoy the best of British scenery. Warner’s Grade I and II historic hotels, character hotels and classic resorts, treat you to grand landscapes, rural beauty spots or seaside splendours. IT’S ALL INCLUDED It’s true, all the best things really do come in small packages. As well as great accommodation, the price of your stay includes a great range of activities, top-drawer entertainment, hearty breakfasts and delicious dinners. DAZZLING ENTERTAINMENT Every evening, after dinner, Warner plays host to a glittering line up of showbiz talent. Sit back and be entertained or dance the night away. Warner’s entertainment programme is designed to reflect all tastes and eras, so you’re bound to find the break that’s just perfect for you.

Alvaston Hall, Cheshire

Nidd Hall, Harrogate

Holme Lacy, Hereford

4 & 5 Days from £189

4 & 5 Days from £249

5 Days from £229

With its half timbered façade and leaded windows Alvaston is a typical Victorian Hall set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside. There is plenty to do with outdoor bowls, archery, croquet, billiards, boules and a well equipped fitness room and indoor heated pool and sauna. If you prefer the great outdoors the area is criss crossed by a network of wonderful scenic country walks. If you are a golfer, head for the fairway of Alvaston’s 9 – hole EGU – standard course (not included in price). Heated indoor pool & spa pool complete with fitness studio, sauna, steam room and plunge pool plus a Hair and Beauty salon. Evening entertainment, staged in the Grove Cabaret Theatre, features the resident entertainment team.

Originally built in the 17th century, Holme Lacy House is now a popular hotel boasting the very best in modern facilities and comfort. Inside, the stunning high ceilings, spectacular stairways, drawing rooms and hallways never fail to impress. Set amidst parkland and gardens with vistas of Wye Valley, the leisure amenities on hand include indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, beauty salon, outdoor tennis courts, all weather bowls green, archery, croquet. In the evening enjoy delicious 3-course dinner before settling down to the first class entertainment in purpose built Cabaret venue.

Included Excursions FULL DAY - Tintern Abbey & Wye Valley

Situated 5 miles from Harrogate, the Georgian mansion of Nidd Hall lies amidst landscaped grounds. Once a grand family house it still retains the feel of gracious living as well as all the modern day facilities you would expect. Facilities include indoor swimming pool with spa pool and steam room, fitness studio, snooker, croquet, fishing, bowls, tennis, archery, boating on the lake. In the evening the bars and dining room are the focus before entertainment comes into its own with the Warners famous quality cabarets.

Included Excursions

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EN ROUTE – To Skipton FULL DAY – To York EN ROUTE – To Harrogate

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Fri 19 Nov Fri 8 Feb Mon 3 Mar Fri 18 Apr Single Supplement

5 Days 4 Days 5 Days 4 Days

£189 £199 £215 £225 Nil

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Mon 18 Feb Fri 7 Mar Mon 21 Apr Single Supplement

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DRINKS INCLUSIVE - 17 Dec Tour Includes: House Wine by the glass / Draught lager & beers / House spirits / Pumped mixers / Tea & coffee. Bar opens: 3.30pm until 11.00pm on Friday & 12 noon until 11.00pm on Sat/Sun

£269 £255 £309 Nil

Fri 12 Oct Mon 17 Dec Fri 18 Jan Mon 11 Feb Mon 10 Mar Single Supplement

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Bodelwyddan Castle, N. Wales

Thoresby Hall, Nottingham

5 Days only £179

4 & 5 Days from £169

4 & 5 Days from £269

Corton enjoys an impressive position high on a cliff top overlooking Suffolk’s sandy beaches. Corton is renowned for its lively entertainment programme. In between all the fun, take advantage of Corton’s sport and leisure options – from swimming in the indoor pool, to a game of bowls, boules, snooker or billiards. Pit your wits against those of your fellow guests in one of the regular quizzes and pub games. All this plus bars, a restaurant, shop and a library make Corton a great place to holiday. The accommodation at Corton is standard chalet accommodation, most of which is in two-storey buildings. All the rooms have en-suite facilities, TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

What more romantic setting than a castle surrounded by mature woodland and rolling hills. Few hotels welcome guests in such original style as the Grade II listed Bodelwyddan Castle in North Wales. All bedrooms feature TV/Radio, direct dial telephone, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer & toiletries pack. Other features include Heated Indoor Pool, Sauna, Steam room and plunge pool plus a Hair and Beauty salon. Evening entertainment, staged in the Lowther Hall Cabaret Theatre, features the resident entertainment team.

Included Excursions FULL DAY – To Norwich & Cromer. HALF DAY – To Lowestoft famous for its beaches.

DRINKS INCLUSIVE – 4 Jan Tour DRINKS INCLUSIVE - 4 Feb Tour Includes: House Wine by the glass / Draught lager & beers / House spirits / Pumped mixers / Tea & coffee. Bar opens: 3.30pm until 11.00pm on Friday & 12 noon until 11.00pm on Sat/Sun Dinner, bed & breakfast Mon 4 Feb Mon 21 Apr Single Supplement

5 Days 5 Days

£179 £225 Nil

Includes: House Wine by the glass / Draught lager & beers / House spirits / Pumped mixers / Tea & coffee. Bar opens: 3.30pm until 11.00pm on Friday & 12 noon until 11.00pm on Sat/Sun

Thoresby Hall is one of the most picturesque historic houses in the country. You’ll delight in the restored Great Hall, Blue Room and Ante Room and enjoy strolling the extensive Victorian gardens. The modern facilities include a cabaret venue, restaurant, indoor pool and spa, and health suite with sauna, steam room and fitness room. The Ambassador-standard hotel accommodation with en-suite facilities, TV and tea/coffee maker is located within the Hall itself and in newly built accommodation linked to it. Enjoy nightly entertainment from the resident entertainers and visiting bands and artistes, or enjoy the exciting inhouse production shows.

Included Excursions HALF DAY - To the Dukeries and Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre. FULL DAY - In the cathedral city of Lincoln.

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Mon 19 Nov Fri 4 Jan Fri 15 Feb Fri 28 Mar Mon 7 Apr Single Supplement

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Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Mon 15 Oct Mon 18 Feb Fri 7 Mar Single Supplement

5 Days 5 Days 4 Days

Littlecote House, Berkshire

Hayling Island, Sinah Warren

5 Days from £279

5 Days from £279

5 Days only £279

Included Excursions

Dinner, bed & breakfast 5 Days 5 Days

Included Excursions

Sinah Warren stands in 52 acres of grounds that lead right down to the water’s edge. In the grounds, you’ll find archery butts, an air rifle range, laser clay shooting, an all weather bowling green and an outdoor pool. Indoors, the Galleon games area is the venue for a whole range of games including darts, pool and Bowleasy. There’s an indoor pool and leisure suite, complete with fitness room, sauna and plunge pool plus a Hair and Beauty salon. Evening entertainment, staged in the Pavillion Bar, features the resident entertainment team and many famous names as well. Sinah Warren offers comfortable chalet style accommodation and in addition has a number of luxurious Ambassador hotel rooms (at extra cost).

Included Excursions

FULL DAY – To Salisbury & Stonehenge.

FULL DAY – To Chichester and Bognor Regis FULL DAY – To Portsmouth

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FULL DAY – To Lyme Regis and Seaton HALF DAY – A visit to a working cider farm

Mon 25 Feb Mon 7 Apr Single Supplement

Littlecote House, set in the rolling Berkshire countryside, has a history of royal patronage. Throughout this fabulous house and grounds you move effortlessly from the past to the present. Take a swim in our indoor pool, play tennis, then marvel at the Roman mosaic floor. Set some time aside to explore the Chinese drawing room, the intimate Popham library, the Dutch parlour with its fascinating painted wall panels, the Great Hall and the historic portraits in the long Gallery. In the evening round the day off with the very best in entertainment, performed in our specially designed cabaret venue.

£289 £269 £269 Nil

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Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £279 £309 Nil

Mon 3 Dec Mon 3 Mar Single Supplement

5 Days 5 Days

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£279 £289 Nil

Dinner, bed & breakfast PLUS Festive Break Mon 29 Oct Single Supplement

5 Days

£279 Nil

Reservations – 0151 647 7831 or 0151 482 6000 or www.hardingstours.co.uk

Cricket St Thomas, Somerset

Cricket St Thomas offers the charm of a country house alongside the appeal of a popular wildlife park. The 18th century building has many connections with England’s seafaring families. Legend has it that Lord Nelson and friend Lady Hamilton often sat together under the large Atlas cedar in front of the house to enjoy the splendid vista across 16 acres of gardens. Set within the grounds of Cricket St Thomas is the Wildlife Park. There’s plenty to keep you occupied including an indoor swimming pool, health and beauty spa, archery and bowls etc.

Warner Holidays

Corton, Lowestoft


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Scotland For Burns Night

Criccieth - ‘Good Old Days’

3 Days only £129

4 Days from £169 A warm welcome awaits you on this nostalgic break with a look back to the days of the Music Hall with quizzes, games and sing a longs.The last night is ‘Black & White’party night with a good old fashioned knees up.

Lion Hotel, Criccieth

Join in the Burns Night celebrations at the attractive Buchanan Arms Hotel located in Drymen just a few miles from Loch Lomond and the Trossachs.

Buchanan Arms Hotel, Drymen The attractive Buchanan Arms Hotel is only a few miles from Loch Lomond and the Trossachs and is an ideal base for touring the surrounding area being close to historic Stirling, ’Braveheart Country’ and only 18 miles from Glasgow. The Health and Leisure Club includes an indoor pool, spa bath, sauna, solarium, beauty room, squash courts and gym. PACKAGE INCLUDES musical evening on Friday night & Scottish banquet with piper, haggis and ceilidh on Saturday.

X Factor Murder Mystery 4 Days only £129 Our base for this Murder Mystery break is Criccieth, a small-unspoilt seaside town facing south and looking over Cardigan Bay. Two glorious beaches are divided by a headland on which perches the ruined castle. Busy little towns bustle with country life. It’s an area of outstanding beauty whatever the time of year.

FULL DAY – Tour of the Trossachs and Loch Lomond Cruise

Dinner, bed & breakfast

Dinner, bed & breakfast 3 Days

£129 £20

Gardens Of Cornwall 5 Days only £279

Lion Hotel, Criccieth Situated on the Criccieth Village Green commanding magnificent views of Cardigan Bay, the Lion Hotel has been tastefully developed and extended from an Olde Inn to the hotel it is today. The hotel features a lounge bar, cocktail bar and restaurant serving freshly prepared local produce. Rooms are comfortably furnished with all facilities including hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Please note some rooms may be allocated in separate accommodation outside the main hotel building.

Themed Breaks

Included Excursions

Creative 19th century Cornish garden owners sponsored the great Victorian plant hunting expeditions. The seeds and plants brought back from all over the world helped create these unique gardens. We stay in Newquay, the Cornish resort with something for everyone.

FULL DAY – A full day tour calling in the morning to Betws-y-Coed with enough time spent there for lunch. In the afternoon we return to the hotel via Caernarfon.

4 Days 4 Days

£169 £175 Nil

Heritage & History 2 Days only £119 A fantastic weekend to London with a chance to visit two royal residences and learn of the history of these great homes. Hampton Court with its famous maze was built as a home for Henry V111 and Windsor Castle, a fantastic ‘living’ castle carefully restored after the recent fire, still in use for formal occasions by the present royal family.

TURKEY FESTIVE &BREAKS TINSEL 1619Nov November & 14 Dec– –See SeePage Page4 4

Fri 8 Feb Single Supplement

3 Days

£129 Nil

Ramada Docklands Hotel The Ramada Hotel & Suites London Docklands has a spectacular waterfront setting with stunning views over London’s Docklands. All bedrooms all have ensuite facilities, telephone, interactive satellite TV, hairdryer, iron & ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities and air conditioning. Royal Victoria Tube Station is only quarter of a mile away from hotel.

Included Excursions FULL DAY – to the magnificent Eden Project (admission included) near St. Austell. FULL DAY – A visit to the Lost Gardens of Heligan, established as a world famous ‘Living Museum’ of 19th-century horticulture. We also visit St. Mawes, a fashionable yachting resort.

Included Excursions HAMPTON COURT PALACE WINDSOR CASTLE – (including castle and grounds and Royal Wedding Exhibition but not chapel)

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 5 Days

Fri 22 Feb Fri 25 Apr Single Supplement

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Esplanade Hotel, Newquay The Espalnade’s location is superb, looking out across Fistral Beach. Enjoy fine wines and excellent cuisine in the Ocean View Restaurant or relax in the lounge. Bedrooms are en-suite with tea/coffee making facilities, telephone and TV. The hotel also has an indoor heated swimming pool and an outdoor heated pool.

Mon 21 Apr Single Supplement

Included Excursions ISLE OF ANGLESEY – for coffee at the Pringle Woollen Mill then onto Llandudno for where vouchers can be exchanged for a delicious Cadwaladers Ice Cream. You can also visit ‘The Home Front’ museum or Llandudno Museum with a voucher to cover cost of entry. PORTHMADOG – for a ride on the Welsh Highland Steam Railway with tea and scone at the station café.

TURKEY FESTIVE &BREAKS TINSEL 1619Nov November & 14 Dec– –See SeePage Page4 4

Included Excursions

Fri 18 Jan Single Supplement

Situated on the Criccieth Village Green commanding magnificent views of Cardigan Bay, the Lion Hotel has been tastefully developed and extended from an Olde Inn to the hotel it is today. The hotel features a lounge bar, cocktail bar and restaurant serving freshly prepared local produce. Rooms are comfortably furnished with all facilities including hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Please note some rooms may be allocated in separate accommodation outside the main hotel building.

Bed & English breakfast £279 Nil

Sat 22 Mar Single Supplement

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2 Days

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Torquay Fantasy Cruise

Yorkshire Food & Drink

4 Days only £209

4 & 5 Days from £145

5 Days only £265

Lincolnshire is brim-full of interesting TV & film connections. With the help of a local guide we will visit several of the places portrayed in well-known films such as Pride & Prejudice, the Da Vinci Code, Moll Flanders, Middlemarch and Elizabeth I part 2.

Marriott Hotel, Grantham This 4-star hotel is located on the edge of Grantham. An open lobby adjacent to a terraced courtyard and lounge area welcome you into the hotel. All bedrooms have TV, telephone, tea/coffee and mini-bar. The Leisure Club offers an indoor pool, sauna, steam room, solarium & fitness centre.

Join us on a cruise! Well a fantasy cruise at least, based in Torquay from where, with plenty of help from the hotel, you can imagine yourself in New York or Venice. And when you’re not cruising you can jump ship and enjoy Torquay’s excellent attractions.

Seascape Hotel This family run 2-star hotel is located close to the town centre with good views of the bay. Bedrooms have TV, tea & Coffee, telephone & radio/alarm. There is a lift and a few ground floor bedrooms. The Fantasy Cruise programme features entertainment on most nights and themed dishes.

Included Excursions FULL DAY – To Plymouth. A city with a fascinating history, beautiful sea views on The Hoe and excellent shopping. HALF DAY – A lovely tour of the Torbay area and the historic town of Dartmouth.

Included Excursions FULL DAY – A fascinating journey through south Lincolnshire with a local guide who will point out locations used in well known films such as Grimsthorpe Castle; Stamford where the town’s streets were used for the filming of Middlemarch and Pride & Prejudice, Burghley, a breathtaking country house with lovely extensive grounds and Exton, close to Rutland Water. FULL DAY – Belvoir Castle for a visit, then to historic Lincoln and an optional visit to Lincoln Cathedral. Both locations were used in the Da Vinci Code.

Whenever a TV advert is shown for Yorkshire tea, beer, bread or sweets nostalgia is always used to portray the county as the epitome of traditional English food and drink. This image is richly deserved and we keep food and drink in mind as we explore this lovely county.

Themed Breaks

Lincolnshire Film & TV

Holiday Inn, Harrogate TURKEY FESTIVE &BREAKS TINSEL 2& 1926 November November – See – See Page Page 4 4

Located close to the centre of this lovely town, the hotel’s Classics Bar has a contemporary feel and a good wine selection. There is a lift to all floors. All bedrooms are non smoking with satellite TV, iron & board, tea & coffee, hairdryer & double glazing.

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Fri 11 Apr Single Supplement

4 Days

£209 £36

Mon 25 Feb Fri 28 Mar Single Supplement

5 Days 4 Days

£189 £145 Nil

St Patricks Day In Ireland Enjoy the craic and all the fun, celebrations and traditional hospitality that the Irish are famous for. See the huge St. Patrick’s Day Parade or join in this intoxicating mix of pageantry, colour, music and madness. The atmosphere is great and the bars are open day and night! STAYING IN TRALEE – 5 DAYS

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Earl Of Desmond Hotel

Wed 19 Mar Single Supplement

A 3-star Hotel, situated in 22 acres of landscaped grounds. Located on the outskirts of Tralee. Bedrooms with extensive facilities. The Garden Restaurant renowned for excellent cuisine is opened nightly for dinner. Themed bar with music most nights and Bistro Bar.

3 Days only £179

FULL DAY – tour to Killarney. No visit to County Kerry would be complete without a visit to Killarney. On our way we’ll see some lovely scenery. Explore the bustling town centre or take a relaxing jaunting car ride before returning to Tralee.

STAYING IN TRAMORE – 4 DAYS

Grand Hotel The Grand Hotel is owned and managed by the Treacy family, and combines it's traditional and elegant surroundings with friendly staff to create its unique relaxing atmosphere. Accommodation is provided in 83 bedrooms which all have bathrooms en-suite, direct dial telephones, multi-channel TV, tea and coffee making facilities and hairdryers.

Included Excursion FULL DAY – To Waterford, home of the famous Waterford Crystal.

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 5 Days

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £245 £60

£265 £48

Irish Grand National

Included Excursion

Sat 15 Mar Single Supplement

5 Days

Sun 16 Mar Single Supplement

4 Days

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Easter Monday and Fairyhouse are synonomous. The Jameson Irish Grand National,Ireland’s most valuable and prestigious steeplechase, is always held on Easter Monday. The race first took place in 1870 and was won by John Boylan on ‘Sir Robert Peel’. Many years have passed, but each success in the race has its own rich tale, none more amazing than the win in 1929 of a six year old mare ’Alike’ owned and ridden by 5’4’’ Frank Wise, who was missing three fingers and rode with a wooden leg! Includes general entry ticket to National.

Montague Hotel, Portlaoise Situated on the outskirts of Portlaoise, just an hour’s drive from Dun Laoghaire. The Montague Hotel is a modern hotels to three star standard, and being part of the White Hotel Group, comfort and service is assured. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

£199 £45

Sun 23 Mar Single Supplement

3 Days

£179 £30

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4 & 5 Days from £199

Included Excursions FULL DAY – To York with plenty of time to visit the town’s many Visitor Attractions. FULL DAY – Yorkshire Dales National Park including a tour of a famous brewery with tasting and a cheese making demonstration in beautiful Wensleydale. EN ROUTE (outward) – See a demonstration of chocolate making and visit the Haribo factory shop in Pontefract. EN ROUTE (return) – Haworth, home of the famous Bronte family.


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Bristol & Bath

Devon Coast

4 Days only £185

5 Days only £185

Located in the pretty seaside town of Seaton in East Devon, Lyme Bay offers great entertainment, a wide choice of facilities and a unique location for your next short break. Seaton lies amidst dramatic scenery whilst inland there is good access to the Blackdown Hills quaint rural towns and villages and so much to see and do.

Two neighbouring cities but very different from each other. Bristol’s famous docks have been transformed from their industrial past to a tourist magnet. Bath, just 14 miles away still boasts wonderful Roman heritage in the Baths and gorgeous Georgian architecture.

Ramada Plaza, Bristol A 4-star hotel close to the city centre in a historic region where St Mary’s Church was frequented by Elizabeth I. The hotel has an indoor pool and a restaurant housing a 17th century kiln. There is a lift to all floors. All 201 bedrooms have satellite TV, telephone, tea/coffee & hairdryer.

Included Excursions FULL DAY – Bath where plenty of time is available to visit the Abbey, Roman Baths, Pulteney Bridge and the city’s lovely olde worlde shopping streets. FULL DAY – Cheddar, with its amazing gorge cut through the Mendip Hills then on to the cathedral city of Wells.

Oxfordshire Singles Break

Lyme Bay Holiday Village, Devon

4 Days only £189 A tour ideal for those who prefer a single bedroom, based at a magnificent country estate in a lovely setting a short drive from Oxford. As well as the beautiful surroundings you can enjoy the wonderful history of Oxford in the good hands of a local guide who will visit the hotel on the first evening to give an introductory talk on the area.

Lyme Bay Holiday Village is located just a short walk from the town centre and it is only a 100-metre stroll to the sea front. Adjoining the Village is the famous Seaton Electric Tramway, which is always a fun trip out. The property is located on a very flat area and with all accommodation in single stories. All guest rooms are well equipped and include an en-suite bathroom, TV, central heating, linen and towels and tea or coffee making facilities. 50p Bar Nightly (conditions apply - please ask)

Included Excursions FULL DAY – Lyme Regis FULL DAY – Weymouth

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Fri 15 Feb Fri 14 Mar Single Supplement

4 Days 4 Days

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

£185 £185 £48

Mon 18 Feb Single Supplement

5 Days

£185 Nil

Cornish Coast Winter Warmer

Tenby & Pembrokeshire Coast

5 Days only £210

5 Days only £279

Scenic Breaks

Eynsham Hall

St Agnes is a picturesque village on the north coast of Cornwall. Steeped in mining history the village still retains a traditional friendly Cornish atmosphere.

Eynsham Hall is a country house set in a large estate a few miles from Oxford. Meals will be served in the main house where there is also a bar and lounge. Bedrooms will be in one of two modern blocks close to the main house. All rooms are ensuite with TV, telephone and hospitality tray. There is no lift but ground floor bedrooms are available. There is an indoor pool in a separate building.

Rosemundy Hotel, St Agnes

Included Excursions

The Rosemundy House is based on an elegant Queen Anne residence, tastefully extended and converted to provide warm and comfortable bedrooms, all with en suite facilities, TV, telephone, hairdryer and beverage tray. The hotel is situated in secluded and sheltered gardens and woodlands, yet only a hundred yards or so the main street.

Included Excursions FULL DAY – to Newquay & Padstow HALF DAY – to St Ives Dinner, bed & breakfast / Sherry reception on arrival, a cream tea and a glass of wine with evening meal on the last night Sun 3 Feb Single Supplement

5 Days

£210 £25

FULL DAY – Oxford with an introductory guided walking tour in the morning. This is a very leisurely walk which is on flat ground – duration 2 hours. Afternoon free with an opportunity to visit more of the universities or enjoy Oxford’s shops. FULL DAY – The Thames Valley, following the route of the river as it winds its way through Oxfordshire and into Berkshire, traveling via Wallingford, Henley, home of the famous regatta, Marlow and Windsor. EN ROUTE (HOMEWARD) – Visit to Bicester Shopping Village, an “outlet centre” where famous brand named goods are available at reduced prices. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Mon Mon

17 Mar 25 Apr

4 Days 4 Days

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Pembrokeshire is Britain’s only coastal National Park, covering spectacular coastline and mountain country of the Preseli Hills.

Park Hotel, Tenby A privately run hotel which looks out over the North Bay of Tenby, The Harbour and Castle Hill with Caldey Island in the distance. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool. The bedrooms feature colour TV, tea making facilities, telephone and hairdryers. Dancing is a regular feature at the Park and they try and cater for most tastes.

Included Excursions FULL DAY – we drive along the Pembrokeshire Coast with its dramatic cliffs, sheltered beaches, offshore islands and delightful villages. In the afternoon we visit Pembroke Castle (admission included) FULL DAY – visit to St. Davids a beautiful and unique city surrounded by some of the finest coastline in Europe. It is the smallest city in Britain. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

£189 £189

Mon 7 Apr Single Supplement

5 Days

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Holiday Insurance We strongly recommend that you and all members of your party are adequately insured as soon as you book your holiday. Indeed it is a condition of booking that you must have insurance cover at least equivalent to that described below. We have arranged a special scheme which is underwritten by AXA Insurance (UK) who is authorised and regulated by the FSA. Below is a summary of cover and benefits available under the insurance. An insurance certificate containing a more detailed summary will be sent to you with your confirmation of booking. You may ask for a specimen copy of the insurance conditions before purchase. The insurance will be subject to English law unless otherwise agreed.

How to Book In Person at our Main office, Hardings Tours, 50 Grange Road West, Birkenhead, Merseyside CH41 4DA. Local Agent or through one of our many agents conveniently situated throughout Merseyside and Cheshire contact our office or visit our web site for details of your nearest agent. By Telephone on 0151 647 7831, contact our reservations team to check availability. Lines are open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturday from

Insurance Premiums

9am to 4pm. Book On-Line, 24hours a day 7 days a week you can check availability and

British Holidays Holiday Insurance Duration Premium 0 - 2 days £7.50 3 - 5 days £13.50 6 - 8 days £16.00

book on-line via our secure website on www.hardingstours.co.uk By Post, Complete the enclosed booking form and send it with your deposit or full payment to: Hardings tours 50 Grange Road West, Birkenhead, Merseyside CH41 4DA By Debit Card Payment can be made by Delta or Maestro debit cards by

Summary of Benefits

telephone on 0151 647 7831 or by post. (No charge is made for payments by debit cards)

Cover Cancellation

By Credit Card Payments can be made via Visa or MasterCard by telephone on 0151 647 7831 or by post ( Please note that owing to bank balance payments). No charge is made for deposit payments.

Pick Up Points

Tourist Information, Eastbank St Bus Station, Bay A

• Maghull

Central Square

• Aintree

Black Bull

• Walton

Barnes Travel,County Road

• Liverpool

Lime Street,St Georges Hall

• Wavertree

Picton Clock Tower

• Broadgreen

Rocket Lay-by

• Huyton

Apolistic Church, Liverpool Rd

• Heswall

Travelcare, Telegraph Road

• West Kirby

Train Station, Grange Road

• Wallasey

The Boot Inn / Turnberrys Wallasey Rd

• Moreton

British Legion, Pasture Rd

• Upton

Horse and Jockey

• Arrowe Park

Hospital, Bus Stop

• Birkenhead

Europa Boulevard, Conway Park Stn

• New Ferry

Bolton Road, Bus Stop

• Bromborough

Royal Oak Hotel

• Eastham

Bridle Road, Bus Stop

• Ellesmere Port

Library, Civic Way

• St Helens

Opposite Magistrates Court, Birchley St

• Widnes

Bradley St. Bus Stop, by JJB Sports

• Runcorn

High St Bus Station, Stand A

• Frodsham

Bears Paw Bus Stop

• Helsby

Tesco Bus Stop

Excesses Loss of Deposit £10, Cancellation £50

CLAIMS Should you need to make a claim, please contact ourloss adjusters detailed below and request a claim form. In all correspondence please quote that your insurance is with Hardings Tours. All claims must be submitted within 31 days of arrival back in the United Kingdom. Towergate Chase Parkinson, PO Box 416, West Byfleet, Surrey, KT14 7QX. Telephone: 0870 906 3144 Policy Document: this gives you full details of what is and is not covered and the conditions of cover. You must read the insurance policy careful. Conditions, Exclusions and Warranties: conditions and exclusions will apply to the individual sections of your policy while general exclusions, conditions and warranties will apply to the whole policy. Property Claims: these claims are paid based on the value of the goods at the time you lose them and not on a ‘new for old’ or replacement cost basis. Your policy will set out what proof the insurer needs to support a claim. Policy Limits: most sections of the policy have limits on the amount the insurers will pay under that section. Some sections also include other specific limits, for example for any one item or for valuables in total. You are advised to check your policy if you intend taking expensive items with you. Policy Excesses: under most sections of the policy claims will be subject to an excess. This means that you will be responsible for paying the first part of each claim. The amount you have to pay is the excess. Complaints: the insurance policy includes a Complaints Procedure which tells you what steps you can take if you wish to make a complaint. Fraud: it is a criminal offence to make a fraudulent claim. Cooling Off Period: Your insurance certificate contains a ‘cooling off’ period of 14 days during which you can return the insurance document and get a refund if you have a justifiable reason for being dissatisfied with the cover it provides. The Insurance Policy will be subject to English Law unless agreed otherwise PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ YOUR INSURANCE POLICY CAREFULLY. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF THE POLICY MAY RESULT IN COVER BEING RESTRICTED.

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It has never been easier to join your Hardings Holiday, with many convenient local pick ups, but not too many as to delay your departure by being on the coach for too long on pick ups. Exact Departure times will be shown on your booking confirmation ticket which will be issued approx 7-10 days prior to departure. Generally all tours depart between the hours of 0700hrs to 10.00hrs. Please be at your pick up point 10 minutes before the given departure time.

• Ormskirk

Sums insured up to £2,000

Medical Expenses & Repatriation £1,000,000 £50 Curtailment & Hospital Benefit £2,000 £50 Luggage & Personal Money £1,500 £50 (Limit £200 any one article , £200 in all valuables & £200 Personal Money) Luggage Delay £75 12 hours Personal Liability £1,000,000 NIL Personal Accident £10,000 NIL Loss of Passport £200 NIL Legal Expenses £5,000 £50 Delayed Departure £60 12 hours Missed Departure £200 NIL Fourteen Day Refund Premium refund if Not Applicable policy not satisfactory.

commission a charge of 1.5% per transaction will be made on full and

• Southport

S. Ireland & Europe Holiday Insurance Duration Premium 0 - 4 days £16.00 5 - 8 days £21.00

Booking & Insurance

Booking Your Hardings Holiday


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HARDINGS TOURS

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Why should I read this page? Because it is very important. Our Trading Charter forms a key part of our agreement with you and forms the basis of a legally binding contract between you as the lead name making the booking, anyone else in your party and us. When you make this booking as the lead name you undertake that you have the authority to accept, and do accept, on behalf of your party the terms of these booking conditions. This contract is made subject to the terms of these booking conditions, which are governed by English Law, and the nonexclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. These contract terms and financial guarantees will not apply to any holiday involving any type of flight. Instead, you will be supplied with the full booking conditions of the ATOL holder arranging your holiday. Your booking agent will have a copy or alternatively you can request one prior to booking your holiday from Hardings Tours, 50 Grange Road West, Birkenhead CH41 4DA. If you did not see this trading charter before you made your booking and you are not happy to proceed with the booking now that you have seen it please return all documentation to us or the travel agent through whom you booked within 7 days of receiving this charter. You booking will be cancelled and your monies will be returned in full, provided you have not commenced your travel.

How & when do I make this contract with you? We welcome you making contact with us in a number of ways. You can call at any of our offices, write to us, phone us, use a nominated travel agent or visit our website. Whichever way you contact us the contract is made when your booking is entered on to our reservation system and we issue a confirmation of booking. We will send you, or your agent the confirmation of your booking within 7 working days. Please check this confirmation very carefully to ensure all the information is correct and tell us, or your agent, immediately of any errors.

How is my holiday money protected?

When do I need to pay for my holiday and how much? At the time of booking you will need to pay a deposit for each person named on the booking. The balance must be paid before the dates listed below. Where you use an agent they may require you to pay them earlier than this date and will advise you separately of their balance due date. If you book within our balance due period you will need to pay the total holiday cost at the time of your booking. If you do not pay the outstanding balance for your holiday on or before the date when it is due we may cancel your booking and you will be required to pay the cancellation charges detailed below. The date of cancellation will normally be the date you confirm in writing that you intend to cancel or 15 days after the balance due date, whichever comes first. Deposit £25 per person Your balance is due 6 weeks prior to departure. Where optional items are purchased as part of the tour package 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 will be payable at a separate date notified to you and will not normally be refundable unless we obtain a refund from the supplier we use.

If I use an agent who does my money belong to? Your agent will hold your deposit on your behalf until we issue a confirmation of your booking. The agent then holds this money on our behalf. The agent holds the balance you pay on our behalf until the date the balance is due. The agent will then forward to us.

Can you change the price of my holiday after you have issued the booking confirmation? Yes we can, but only in very limited circumstances. The price of your holiday can be varied due to changes in:(a) Transportation costs such as fuel and/or fuel tax, ferry operator fares and tolls, embarkation or disembarkation fees at terminals; (b) Exchange rates applied to the particular holiday booked; or (c) Dues and taxes including changes in VAT or any other Government imposed changes.

In the case of any small variation, an amount equivalent to 2% of the price of your holiday, which excludes insurance premiums and any amendment charges, will be absorbed or retained. For larger variations, this 2% will still be absorbed for increases, but not retained from refunds. In either case, there will be an amount to cover agents commission. If this means that you have to pay an increase of more than 10% of the price of your holiday, you may cancel it and receive a full refund of all monies paid, except for any amendment charges. We will consider an appropriate refund of insurance premiums paid if you can show that you are unable to transfer or reuse your policy. Should you decide to cancel for this reason, you must exercise your right to do so within 14 days from the issue date printed on your final invoice. Alternatively, you can accept an offer of an alternative comparable holiday of equivalent or superior quality, if available, or an alternative holiday of lower quality, if available. You may then transfer payment made in respect of the original holiday to the alternative holiday. If the cost of the alternative holiday is less than the original holiday, the difference in price will be refunded. We will also pay compensation as set out below. Please note that travel arrangements are not always purchased in local currency and some apparent changes have no impact on the price of your holiday due to contractual and other protection in place. In addition to sterling we use the following currencies in calculating our holiday prices. Below are the equivalent exchange rates to £1 sterling from the Financial Times dated 12 September 2007. Country Exchange rate £1 = Euro 1.47

choice of: (a) A comparable replacement holiday if available; or (b) a replacement holiday of lower quality together with a refund of the price difference; or (c) a full refund of the money you have paid. When we have notified you of the changes and options available, you must tell us your decision as soon as possible and within any timescale we may need to set bearing in mind the need to safeguard the holiday arrangements of other customers.

Scale of Compensation

You can transfer your booking to someone else provided you give us reasonable notice. This person must be able to satisfy all the conditions for the holiday and a change cannot normally be made later than seven days prior to departure. We will make an administration charge of £25 per person for every transfer we make plus any reasonable additional costs caused by the transfer. You will remain responsible for ensuring that the holiday is paid for by the balance due date.

We will pay you compensation for significant changes on the following scale: Period before departure in Amount per person which significant change Duration Duration is notified to you or 2-5 days 6+ days your agent More than 42 days Nil Nil 25 to 41 days Nil £10 15 to 24 days Nil £15 8 to 14 days £15 £20 0 to 7 days £20 £25 If, prior to departure, we make a significant change to your holiday arrangements or cancel your holiday we will pay you compensation on the following scale unless:- the holiday is cancelled because the number of persons who agreed to take it is less than the minimum number required, and you were informed of the cancellation in writing within the period indicated in the description of the holiday; or - the holiday is changed or cancelled by reason of unusual and unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even if all due care had been exercised. These circumstances include war or threat of war, riot, civil strife, terrorist activity, industrial disputes, fire, quarantine, epidemic or health risks, natural or nuclear disasters, port and terminal closures and adverse weather conditions. If, after departure, we need to make a change to a significant proportion of your holiday we will do our best to make suitable alternative arrangements at no extra cost to you. If it proves impossible to make suitable alternative arrangements, or if you have reasonable grounds for refusing the alternative offered, we will arrange transport back to your point of departure, or to an alternative location that we agree to. Unless the change is as a result of unusual and unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control (as described above), you will also be entitled to compensation. Payment of compensation according to the scale set out above will not affect your statutory right to claim further compensation if, in all the circumstances, you remain dissatisfied.

How can I cancel my holiday?

What is the extent of your liability?

You, or any member of your party, may cancel at any time provided that the cancellation is made by the person who signed the booking form and is communicated to us in writing via the office at which you made your original booking. You will have to pay cancellation charges set out in the scale below to cover our estimated loss resulting from the cancellation. If you are insured against cancellation you may be able to recover the charges from your insurers. Your cancellation will take effect from the date when either the travel agent or we receive your written confirmation of your cancellation. You must also return any tickets or vouchers that 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.

We accept responsibility if you or any member of your party is killed or injured as a result of an activity forming part of your holiday arrangements which you booked with us before your departure; or if any part of your holiday arrangements, booked with us in the UK, is not as described in the brochure or not of a reasonable standard; if the failure in your holiday arrangements or any death or personal injury is due to any fault on our part or that of our agents or suppliers whilst acting in the course of their employment. We do not accept responsibility if the failure, death or personal injury is not caused by any fault of ours or of our agents or suppliers or is caused by you or someone not connected with your holiday arrangements; or if the failure, death or personal injury is due to unusual or unforeseen circumstances which, even with all due care, we, or our agents or suppliers, could not have anticipated or avoided. For claims which do not involve personal injury, illness or death, the most we will have to pay if we are liable to you is the price the person affected paid for their holiday (not including insurance premiums and amendment charges). We will only have to pay this maximum amount if everything has gone wrong and you have received no benefit from your holiday. If you or any member of your party is killed, injured or becomes ill as a result of transport by ship, train or coach, any liability which we may have to pay compensation is limited in line with the Athens Convention (applies to transport by ship), the Berne Convention (applies to transport by rail) and the Geneva Convention (applies to transport by road). You can get copies of the relevant conventions from us if you ask. You should also note that these conventions may limit or remove the carrier's liability to you and the amount which the carrier has to pay you. If we make any payment to you or any member of your party for death, personal injury or illness, you will be asked to assign to us or our insurers the rights you may have to take action against the person or organisation responsible for causing the death, personal injury or illness.

Can I change my holiday arrangements? After we have issued our booking confirmation we will do our best to accommodate any changes you may want to make but we cannot guarantee to do so. Any changes must be notified to us in writing and signed by the person who signed the booking form. If we are able to make the changes an amendment fee of £25 per person will be payable plus any additional charge for the facilities requested. Any significant alteration after the balance due date will be treated as a cancellation of the original booking and will be subject to the cancellation charges detailed below. A significant alteration would include a change of departure date, holiday or hotel, or number of people travelling.

Can I transfer my booking to someone else?

Scale of Cancellation Charges Period before departure within which written cancellation of holiday price is received Prior to 42 days 28 - 42 days 14 - 27 days 7 - 13 days 0 - 6 days

Amount of cancellation charge as a % Deposit 30% - or deposit, if greater 45% 60% 100%

What happens if you change my holiday? The arrangements for your holiday will usually have been made many months in advance. Sometimes changes are unavoidable and we reserve the right to make them. Most of these changes are likely to be minor and we will do our best to keep you informed. If, after booking and before departure, we make a significant change to your holiday you will have the option of withdrawing from the holiday without penalty or alternatively you may transfer to another holiday without paying an administration fee. In either case we will pay you compensation according to the scale set out below. A significant change includes a change in departure time or return time of more than 12 hours, a change of departure point, location of resort or quality of hotel, (excluding single overnight hotels on touring holidays where the quality of the hotel is comparable), a change of mode when crossing the Channel, or the Irish Sea or the specification of the coach. If you withdraw from the holiday because we have made a significant change or if we have to cancel your holiday for any reason other than non-payment by you we will offer you the

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We subscribe to the Code of Conduct of the Bonded Coach Holidays Group ("BCHG") of the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK. BCHG requires a bond to be taken out to provide protection for your holiday money in the unlikely event that a Member cannot, for financial reasons, carry out their obligations to their passengers. BCHG Consumer Guarantee The Bonded Coach Holiday Group guarantees to bona fide customers that in the event of failure of a bona fide Member, it will: (1) wherever possible, arrange for a holiday or tour to be completed; (2) where failure occurs after a holiday has begun, arrange for customers to be returned by an appropriate means of transport to their UK area of departure; (3) if the holiday or tour cannot be completed as planned, the reimbursement of payments made by the customer to the BCHG Member.

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Our suppliers (such as accommodation or transport providers) have their own booking conditions or conditions of carriage, and these conditions are binding between you and the supplier. Some of these conditions may limit or remove the relevant transport provider's or other supplier's liability to you. You can get copies of such conditions from our offices, or the offices of the relevant supplier.

What do I need to do if I have to complain? If you have a complaint during your holiday you should tell the driver/representative or supplier at the earliest opportunity so that they can do their utmost to resolve the problem immediately. If they are unable to resolve the problem to your satisfaction you should on your return from holiday write within 28 days to Hardings Tours, 50 Grange Road West, Birkenhead CH41 4DA. In your letter you will need to quote your booking reference number, holiday number and departure date. If you do not tell us at the earliest opportunity about a problem giving rise to your complaint we cannot take steps to investigate and rectify it. In deciding how to respond to your complaint we will take into account the date you first drew the problem to the attention of our driver/representative or supplier.

If I do not agree with your decision can I request arbitration? Yes you can. If we cannot resolve your complaint amicably you may request that the dispute is referred to an independent arbitration scheme established by the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT). Full details of this scheme will be provided on request or you can obtain a copy from CPT. This arbitration scheme provides a simple and inexpensive method of arbitration on documents alone with restricted liability on the customer in respect of costs. This scheme does not apply to claims for an amount greater than £1500 per person. There is also a limit of £7500 per booking. Normally there is a time limit of 9 months from the date of return from your holiday within which to request arbitration but in exceptional circumstances the scheme can be used beyond this date. This scheme does not apply to claims that arise mainly in respect of physical injury or illness or the consequences of any illness or injury.

Coach seating There is a seating plan of the coach for each holiday, but it is possible that on occasions operational reasons will require a coach with a different configuration to be used. We therefore reserve the right to alter a coach-seating plan and allocate seats other than those you have booked. Requests for particular seats can be made on most holidays when booking but because allocations are made on a first come, first served basis you are recommended to book early. When your booking is confirmed you will be offered the best seats that are available at that time. If you know someone who may want to book later but sit near you please discuss this with the booking clerk at the time you make your booking. Specific seats will not be allocated on coaches which operate on feeder services between joining points and main holiday departure points, on coaches which carry out transfers to and from seaports or airports.

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Health & Safety on holiday 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. Further information can be obtained from your GP or from your travel agent who can provide you with the leaflet "Health Advice for Travellers" published by the Department of Health. Some people may be at risk from discomfort or deep vein thrombosis (DVT) if they remain immobile on a journey for a long period of time. If you are planning to undertake a bus or coach journey of more than 3 hours you should consult your doctor if you have ever had DVT or pulmonary embolism, a family history of clotting conditions, cancer or treatment for cancer, a stroke, heart or lung disease or if you have had major surgery in the past 3 months. We reserve the right to refuse any booking in the absence of a doctor's certificate confirming that you are fit to travel. During the journey we will provide comfort stops as frequently as possible. During these stops you are encouraged to get off the coach and walk around. Exercise reduces any discomfort which may be caused by periods of immobility. During any journey you should drink alcohol only in moderation as it leads to dehydration.

Passenger behaviour We want all our customers to have a happy and carefree holiday. But you must remember that you are responsible for your behaviour and the effect it may have on others. If you or any member of your party is abusive or disruptive or behaves in a way which, in our reasonable opinion, could cause damage or injury to others or affect their enjoyment of their holiday, or which could damage property, we have the right, after reasonable consideration, to terminate your contract with us. If this happens we will have no further obligations or liability to you. The coach driver/representative, ship's captain, or authorised official of other means of transport is entitled to refuse you boarding if in their reasonable opinion you are unacceptably under the influence of drink or drugs or you are being violent or disruptive. If you are refused boarding on the outward journey we will regard it as a cancellation by you and we will apply cancellation charges according to the scale in the cancellation section of this Trading Charter. If the refusal is on

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the return journey we have the right to terminate the contract and will have no further obligations or liability to you.

No smoking policy We operate a strict no smoking policy on all our coaches. We make frequent comfort stops. The no smoking policy of other carriers and suppliers will vary and will be supplied on request if you contact our reservations department.

Pets We do not allow pets to be taken on our holidays. Registered Assistance Dogs will normally be accommodated on UK holidays but not on overseas holidays.

Pick up point, itineraries, travel documents and passport You are responsible for ensuring that you are at the correct departure point, at the correct time, with the correct documents and we cannot be held liable for any loss or expense suffered by you or your party because of an incorrect passport or late arrival at the departure point. If you are a British citizen travelling outside the United Kingdom you must have a full UK passport valid for a minimum of three months after your scheduled date of return. Non-UK citizens must seek passport and visa advice from the consulates of the countries you plan to visit prior to making a booking for one of our holidays The name on the passport must match the name on the ticket. If someone in your party changes name after the booking is made you must tell us immediately so that we can issue the ticket in the new name. When you have paid the balance we will send you or your booking agent all the necessary labels so that you receive them in good time for your holiday. Certain travel documents may have to be retained by us and your driver/courier will then issue them to you at the relevant time. If you lose a travel document after it has been issued to you we will require you to meet the direct cost charged by the carrier/supplier for the issue of a duplicate or replacement. Hardings Tours reserve the right to modify itineraries to conform with requests from the competent authorities in the United Kingdom and any other sovereign state through which the tour will operate. Included excursions are detailed on the relevant brochure page and refunds will not be made for any excursion not taken. Optional excursions may be booked and paid for in resort but these will not form part of the package booked with us. Admission fees to buildings, grounds etc. are not included in the price of the holiday unless otherwise stated on the relevant brochure page.

What happens if I am delayed? Your travel insurance may cover you for some delays. In addition where you are delayed for more than six hours in any one day we will seek to minimise any discomfort and where possible, arrange for refreshments and meals.

Do I need to take out travel insurance? We strongly advise all our customers to take out travel insurance to cover medical and repatriation costs, personal injury, loss of baggage and cancellation charges. You do not need to take out our travel insurance but you should have insurance, which is at least as good or better than the insurance we offer. If you do not have adequate insurance and require our assistance whilst on holiday, we reserve the right to reclaim from you any medical repatriation or other expenses which we may incur on your behalf which would otherwise have been met by insurers.

What assistance will you give me if things go wrong when it is not your fault? 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 package travel arrangements or an excursion arranged through us in the UK, we shall at our discretion, offer advice, guidance and assistance. Where legal action is contemplated and you want our assistance, you must obtain our written consent prior to commencement of proceedings. Our consent will be given subject to you undertaking to assign any costs, benefits received under any relevant insurance policy to ourselves. We limit the cost of our assistance to you and any member of your party to £5000 per party.

diet. We will notify the hotel or hotels on your holiday but please note that some hotels may not have facilities to cope with special diets and we cannot be held liable for their failure to do so unless the hotel has confirmed in writing that a special diet will be catered for. Where we think that a hotel is likely to be unable to cope with a special diet, we will tell you prior to your booking confirmation being issued so that you can exercise your right to cancel your holiday booking without charge. Any extra costs incurred must be paid to the hotel by you prior to departure from the hotel. You should also detail any other requests, for example, low floor rooms, particular rooms or locations on the special requests section of the booking form, or other method of confirming in writing that the request was made. 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.

Single Occupancy Single occupancy of rooms when available may be subject to a supplementary charge and this will be shown on the brochure page.

Entertainment Some of our hotels arrange additional entertainment. Where this is part of the holiday 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.

Data Protection Act In order to process your booking and to ensure that your travel arrangements run smoothly and meet your requirements we, and your travel agent, need to use the information you provide such as name, address, any special needs/dietary requirements etc. We take full responsibility for ensuring that proper measures are in place to protect your information. We must pass the information on to the relevant suppliers of your travel arrangements such as hotels, transport companies etc. The information may also be supplied to security or credit checking companies, public authorities such as customs/immigration if required by them, or as required by law. Additionally, where your holiday is outside the European Economic Area (EEA), controls on data protection in your destination may not be as strong as the legal requirements in this country. We will not, however, pass information on to any person not responsible for part of your travel arrangements. This applies to any sensitive information that you give to us such as details of any disabilities or dietary/religious requirements. If we cannot pass this information to the relevant suppliers, whether in the EEA or not, we cannot provide your booking. In making this booking, you consent to this information being passed on to the relevant persons. Please note that where information is held by your travel agent, this is subject to your agent's own data protection policy. You are entitled to a copy of your information held by us. If you would like to see this, please contact us. 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 will provide you with details of other goods and services including those of selected third parties. If you do not wish to receive the further information about products and services please write to Hardings Tours, 50 Grange Road West, Birkenhead CH41 4DA.

Publication date and details This brochure was printed in the United Kingdom by Hardings Tours, 50 Grange Road West, Birkenhead CH41 4DA in September 2007.

Special needs Unfortunately, many hotels overseas do not provide adequate facilities for guests with mobility problems or who suffer from other disabilities. But whether you are planning a holiday overseas or in the UK, please notify us before you book if you or any member of your party has special needs or suffers from any disability. We are keen to plan arrangements for your holiday so that special needs and requests can be accommodated as far as possible. If you will need assistance or special facilities in the hotel, or may have difficulties in taking part in excursions or boarding and travelling on the coach or other means of transport you must let us know in advance. Not all the holidays in this brochure may be suitable for you. We want you to enjoy your holiday 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 our Reservations Department.

Special requests If you require a special diet please tell us before booking, or as soon as you are medically advised, and send us a copy of the

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Scottish Splendours - Perth

3 Days only £135

5 Days only £215

Set in the heart of Scotland, the city is flat and compact and easily navigated. Framed by two splendid public parks and the striking Tay Street promenade, the city centre enjoys an enviable location. Edinburgh has one of the most beautiful cityscapes in the world, making it the ideal city break destination. With Scotland's most famous castle dominating the city skyline, there is plenty to see and do with the perfect balance between all things traditional and contemporary. Discover worldclass museums and galleries, take a tour on an open-top bus or even visit the city's own zoo. From the world famous Festivals to topclass restaurants and bars, not to mention fabulous shopping, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Sun 24 Feb 3 Days Single Supplement

£135 £40

Salutation Hotel, Perth The 3 Star RAC awarded Salutation has excellent facilities and together with a professional approach and friendly caring staff. The comfortable bedrooms with private bathroom all have TV, telephone, hospitality tray and central heating.

Included Excursions FULL DAY – to Pitlochry and Blair Castle. The morning is free to explore Pitlochry before making the short journey to Blair Castle. There are 30 furnished rooms on show and it is also home to the ‘Atholl Highlanders’ Europe’s only remaining private army. Admission to Blair Castle included.

Mount Royal Hotel, Edinburgh Situated on Princes Street the Mount Royal is an ideal base for exploring this lovely city. The hearty Scottish breakfast will set you up for exploring the shops and sights of Princes Street. Scale the hilltop Edinburgh Castle, one mile away, and enjoy the greenery of Princes Gardens. By night, catch a play at King's Theatre or relax in our Princes Bar.

FULL DAY – to Dundee and Discovery Point, the award winning exhibition which sets out the history of how the ship was built. Admission included. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Mon 18 Feb 5 Days Single Supplement

Highland Grandeur

5 Days only £189

5 Days only £195

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Join us to blow away those winter blues at a Scottish House Party in famous Gretna Green, scene of many a runaway marriage. It is a lovely spot in the Scottish Borders often missed by groups heading further north. As well as pleasant local surroundings it’s also a good base for excursions. Holiday includes nightly entertainment and entry to the famous Blackmiths Shop and a Mock Wedding.

A break packed with some of the best loved of Scotland’s Central Highlands scenery and all to be found within easy touring reach of our holiday base at the Spittal of Glenshee.

Spittal Of Glenshee Hotel Included Excursions

The hotel is located in Gretna Green, the little village where English couples came to get secretly wed over the Blacksmith’s anvil. The hotel has its own wedding room. It was originally built as a manor house in 1710 but now offers modern 3-star facilities. All bedrooms have TV, telephone, tea/coffee facilities & hairdryer. The hotel has a lift. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Mon 11 Feb 5 Days Single Supplement

The Spittal of Glenshee is situated amidst glorious highland scenery. Here you’ll find a high level of guest comfort with 45 well appointed bedrooms, all with en-suite amenities, TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

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FULL DAY – Scottish Borders, visiting Jedburgh, Dryburgh & Melrose, all with famous historic abbeys; and a drive along the Tweed Valley. FULL DAY – Dumfries, where the famous poet Robbie Burns spent the last few of his 37 years, and the Solway Firth, the stretch of water that separates Scotland from England. HALF DAY – In Gretna Green where an included visit to the Old Blacksmiths Shop includes a wedding re-enactment and whisky tasting.

The restaurant has an excellent menu which exploits the local produce to create traditional Scottish dishes of distinction. Other hotel facilities include solarium, games room and entertainment.

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This is a wonderful tour of discovery where you will experience some of Irelands stunning undiscovered coast. Irish Ferries crossing on Superferry from Holyhead to Dublin (alternative crossing may be substituted depending on weather conditions).

Regency Hotel, Dublin (1st & 4th nights)

Clew Bay Hotel, Westport (2nd & 3rd nights)

The 3-star Regency Hotel situated on the main road into the city centre. The Regency has just undergone a massive refurbishment programme, updating all the public areas, guest bedrooms and perhaps best of all opening a fantastic leisure facility – so bring your bathing costume!!

The Clew Bay is right in the middle of the pretty town, surrounded by bars and restaurants, however it’s well worth sampling the hotels own bistro and bar for great value. Family owned and managed the hotel offers a warm welcome and an outstanding location. The bedrooms are designed with comfort and convenience in mind.

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arriving back at our hotel late afternoon. FULL DAY – to Achill Island. Joined to the mainland by a bridge this Atlantic rock has some of the most spectacular views you will ever experience. Every twist and turn reveals yet another stunning vista. This is not a day to forget your camera.

FULL DAY – Sees us heading south following the shores of Clew Bay from which our hotel takes its name. At several points we pass within a few feet of the ocean as we wind towards Louisburg. Continuing our journey south we head for Leenane, for a while following the shores of Killary Loch before arriving at the majestic Kylemore Abbey for lunch and time to visit the Abbey, Chapel and beautiful gardens before heading north again

Lisdoonvarna takes its name from Lisdoonvarna Hotels "LIOS DUIN BHEARNA" the lios We’ll be staying at one Whites Hotel or enclosure of the fort in the gap. Group’s four hotels in Lisdoonvarna It is thought to refer to the green we will advise you with your final earthen fort of LISSATEEAUN travel documents where you will be (fort of the fairy hill), which lies staying. 2 nights entertainment 11/2 miles to the North-East, near the old castle site. The present Included Excursions town is a comparatively new one SCENIC EXCURSIONS – to The by Irish standards, dating mainly Burren and Galway will be included from the start of the nineteenth during your stay. century. It is the only active spa Dinner, Bed & Breakfast town in Ireland. The beneficial Sun 9 Mar 5 Days £209 effects of its water were first noted by writers as early as 1740. Single Supplement £60

Tralee & County Kerry 5 Days only £219

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Made famous by ‘Ryans Daughter’, north west Kerry offers some of the wildest scenery in Ireland. Rich in Celtic legend, the region is peppered with stone cottages and curious beehive huts and boasts dramatic seascapes and idyllic beaches.

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Earl Of Desmond, Tralee A 3 star Hotel, situated on 22 acres of landscaped grounds. Located on the outskirts of Tralee, on the main Tralee – Killarney road. Bedrooms with extensive facilities. The Garden Restaurant renowned for excellent cuisine is opened nightly for dinner. Themed bar with music most nights and Bistro Bar.

Included Excursions FULL DAY – The Ring of Kerry, dominated by MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, the journey around the narrow coastal road of the Iveragh Peninsular has 100 miles of spectacular scenery.

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Amsterdam Mini Cruise

3 Days only £169

3 Days only £99

The biggest challenge facing any visitor to Ireland’s fair capital is what to do first. Renowned for its shopping, Dublin has a wonderful selection of shopping experiences. From the traditional to the thoroughly modern, there is something for everyone and all served with that beautiful Irish smile. You can sample some of the finest restaurants in Europe and naturally, its famous Irish Pubs, in fact over 1000 Irish pubs so there is plenty of choice.

With its refreshing and easy-going atmosphere, Amsterdam is one of Europe's most relaxed cities. Stroll, or better still, cycle past its elegant canal side townhouses. Learn more about the German occupation at Anne Frank's House, come face to face with genius at the Van Gogh Museum or explore the specialist shops of Jordaan.

Camden Court Hotel A superior 3 star hotel centrally located just a pleasant walk to St Stephens Green. All rooms are ensuite with TV, phone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel also has a fabulous leaiure centre with swimming pool, fully equipped gym, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. Bed & Breakfast Fri 8 Feb 3 Days Single Supplement

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Cruising With DFDS Seaways The Newcastle to Amsterdam (Ijmuiden) ferry to Holland route connects the North-East of England (UK) to Northern Holland. All the cabins have air-conditioning, a separate Shower room with shower and WC. The majority of these cabins have bunk beds, but there are a limited number of lower berth cabins - these have 2 beds

at normal height, rather than bunks. There is variety of on board restaurants to suit every taste, including an a la carte restaurant, themed restaurant and a buffet restaurant. Entertainment is also varied with on board casino, bar with international band playing chart toppers and old favourites, bingo or relax in the bar.

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Visit and tour of Grassan Diamonds showrooms City tour of Amsterdam

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FULL DAY - One of The Netherlands most picturesque seaside resorts, located on the edge of the mighty Markermeer inland sea is our destination for this tour. Often overlooked Volendam is a truly wonderful gem in the crown that is the Netherlands. AMSTERDAM - Free time to explore the colourful and exciting city.

Regency Hotel, Dublin The 3 star Regency Hotel situated on the main road into the city centre. Its worth mentioning for the independent traveller that there is a bus every 20 minutes into town that stops outside the hotel and runs through until the early hours. The Regency has just undergone a massive refurbishment programme, updating all the public areas, guest bedrooms and perhaps best of all opening a fantastic leisure facility – so bring your bathing costume!!

P&O Ferries Whilst onboard, you have a choice of places to eat and drink, whatever your appetite - so you can enjoy a great coffee and a snack in the coffee shop, or savour a wholesome cooked meal in one of our restaurants. After you've eaten, why not enjoy a pint in the bar, relax with a glass in the wine bar, or take in the breathtaking panoramic views from the Sky Lounge. For great entertainment watch the latest films in our 2 cinemas, or catch the live cabaret show in the Sunset Show Lounge... you can even have a flutter in the casino!

Lakeland Hotel, Monnickendam 2 nights North Sea crossing with inside cabins / 2 nights bed & buffet breakfast at hotel Thu 22 Nov 5 Days £234 Thu 14 Feb 5 Days £234 Thu 27 Mar 5 Days £234 Meal package on ship (2 breakfasts, 2 evening meals) £40

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We stay at The Lakeland Hotel which is a good three star hotel situated approximately 8 miles north of Amsterdam on the side of the Marina at Monnickendam. This hotel has good quality en-suite rooms with a large and attractive bar and restaurant and has a well-earned reputation for good service and great value.

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Reservations – 0151 647 7831 or 0151 482 6000 or www.hardingstours.co.uk

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P&O Ferries Whilst onboard, you have a choice of places to eat and drink, whatever your appetite - so you can enjoy a great coffee and a snack in the coffee shop, or savour a wholesome cooked meal in one of our restaurants.After you've eaten, why not enjoy a pint in the bar, relax with a glass in the wine bar, or take in the breathtaking panoramic views from the Sky Lounge. For great entertainment watch the latest films in

Shore Excursions Upon arrival in Spain you can choose to explore the home port of Santurtzi or enjoy one of three coach tours. Each tour is designed to give you a glimpse into different aspects of Spanish life. These coach tours can be booked on board for an additional charge and include: Guggenheim museum visit Taste of old and new Bilbao - Spanish fishing village - Castro Urdiales.

our 2 cinemas, or catch the live cabaret show in the Sunset Show Lounge... you can even have a flutter in the casino! For your convenience we have a bureau de change onboard, offering commission free foreign exchange. And of course don’t miss the bargains to be found in our onboard shopping areas, with savings of up to 50% off UK high street prices.

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There are so many sights to see and things to do in Paris. Why not sample a wonderful Seine River Cruise, there really is no better way to see the City without too much walking. Then there is the shopping, the museums, the street artists and the restaurants or just sit in one the many street cafes and watch the world go by, the choice is yours.

Meals Package available – please ask for details

Disneyland Paris 4 Days from £189

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Ibis La Villette

Whilst onboard, you have a choice of places to eat and drink, whatever your appetite - so you can enjoy a great coffee and a snack in the coffee shop, or savour a wholesome cooked meal in one of our restaurants. After you've eaten, why not enjoy a pint in the bar, relax with a glass in the wine bar, or take in the breathtaking panoramic views from the Sky Lounge. For great entertainment watch the latest films in our 2 cinemas, or catch the live cabaret show in the Sunset Show Lounge... you can even have a flutter in the casino!

The Ibis La Villette is situated on the banks of the L’Ourcq Canal opposite the Cite de Sciences. The hotel is about 5 minutes from either Ourcq or Corentin Cariou metro stations so getting into and out of Paris is easy. Although we are sure many will prefer to sample the nigh time delights of this wonderful city, for those exhausted by their day time activities the hotel has a good bar and restaurant, although it can get busy at weekends. All rooms are well presented with typical city style compact bathrooms.

Sightseeing Free time with transfers to/from central pick up point in Paris Optional excursion to Versailles

In a magical Dream Destination in a Kingdom not so far away, classic Disney heroes and heroines live once upon a time in fairytales that are, happily never ending. The world of Disney comes alive with the Disneyland Park, the Disney Village and Walt Disney Studios Park. Holiday price includes 2 day dated hopper ticket - the ticket allows individuals to visit either park when they choose for as long as the ticket is valid. This ticket offers total freedom and flexibility.

On board ship Inside cabin (no food) Bed & buffet breakfast at hotel

Disneys Santa Fe Hotel

Thu 31 Jan 5 Days £250 Thu 13 Mar 5 Days £250 Outside cabin supplement per person per crossing £24 Meal package on ship (2 breakfasts, 2 evening meals) £42

Disney’s Hotel Santa Fe is a tribute to a region with a history as long and rich as the famous Route 66. From Indian country and culture to the giant drivein’s, it’s as big as the American dream itself. The hotel is brightly painted with a Mexican theme. Standard rooms have two double beds, bathroom, TV and radio. A free shuttle bus or a 20 minute walk around Lake Disney takes you to the parks.

Calais Shopper 2 Days only £79 Hop across the channel to do some shopping continental style. We arrive in Calais mid afternoon for a chance to see something of the town which actually belonged to England until 1558! After a night at a local hotel it’s off to the wonderful old town of Boulogne for a brief visit before a chance to indulge in some shopping. We head home during the afternoon.

Bed & Continental Breakfast Thu 28 Feb 4 Days £189 Prices based on 4 adults sharing a room Supplements 3 Adults sharing £10 2 Adults sharing £30 CHILDREN HALF PRICE

Campanile Hotel, Calais The 2-star Campanile Hotel has 43 “garden style” bedrooms, all on the ground floor. All rooms have private facilities and satellite TV. It is located close to the centre of Calais.

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Ibis Dinant The Ibis Dinant, could not be better located. Right on the river side a 5 minute walk into the heart of this pretty city with its excellent range of restaurants, bars and shops.

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Ostend 2-for-1 Break

Old Dutch Hotel

P&O Ferries Whilst onboard, you have a choice of places to eat and drink, whatever your appetite - so you can enjoy a great coffee and a snack in the coffee shop, or savour a wholesome cooked meal in one of our restaurants. After you've eaten, why not enjoy a pint in the bar, relax with a glass in the wine bar, or take in the breathtaking panoramic views from the Sky Lounge. For great entertainment watch the latest films in our 2 cinemas, or catch the live cabaret show in the Sunset Show Lounge... you can even have a flutter in the casino!

Ostend is possibly the largest and best resort in Belgium. It remains one the most visited towns in Europe and ever popular with British visitors. Maybe it’s the warm welcome, perhaps it’s because everyone seems to speak English or maybe it’s the food and beer.

Sightseeing GENT - Gent was once Europe’s largest city outside Paris. Like Brugges there are canals and a Belfry along with the delights of Gravensteen Castle, the Cloth Hall and the Old Town. SLUIS - A pretty village with shops open on Sunday and a great place for lunch. 2 nights North Sea crossing with inside cabins / 2 nights bed & buffet breakfast at hotel Thu 6 Dec 5 Days £234 Thu 28 Feb 5 Days £234 Meal package on ship (2 breakfasts, 2 evening meals) £42

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P&O Ferries Whilst onboard, you have a choice of places to eat and drink, whatever your appetite - so you can enjoy a great coffee and a snack in the coffee shop, or savour a wholesome cooked meal in one of our restaurants. After you've eaten, why not enjoy a pint in the bar, relax with a glass in the wine bar, or take in the breathtaking panoramic views from the Sky Lounge. For great entertainment watch the latest films in our 2 cinemas, or catch the live cabaret show in the Sunset Show Lounge... you can even have a flutter in the casino!

Royal Astrid Hotel We stay at the 3 star Royal Astrid Hotel, a short walk from the town centre. A superb hotel with goodsized en-suite rooms, great atmospheric bar, with one of the longest feature fireplaces ever seen!, Hotel also has a good restaurant and newly opened heated indoor swimming pool.

Reservations – 0151 647 7831 or 0151 482 6000 or www.hardingstours.co.uk

2 nights North Sea crossing with inside cabins / 2 nights bed & buffet breakfast at hotel

Included Excursions EN ROUTE TO & FROM DINANT BRUGES – take a stroll through this beautiful city. GENT - An often-overlooked city with some of Europe’s finest architecture. EN ROUTE FROM DINANT BRUSSELS – we take a break and allow time to wander the old town or take in the imposing Grande Place. SLUIS – is a pretty town for some last minute shopping.

The Old Dutch Hotel is situated right on the waterfront with views out over the harbour. This hotel is renowned for its excellent service and great restaurant. All rooms are well furnished; have private facilities including TV. There is a cosy bar located to one side of the restaurant and the staff is welcoming.

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Included Excursions FULL DAY - A visit to a Cheese & Clog factory where we will see clogs made in the traditional manner and sample the many variety of Dutch cheeses. FULL DAY - Amsterdam and an opportunity to soak up the atmosphere of this most intriguing city.

Dinant, located south of Namur on the river Meuse, is famous as the birthplace of Adolphe Sax, inventor of the Saxophone, Notre Dame church and the imposing Citadel that dominates the city.

P&O Ferries Whilst onboard, you have a choice of places to eat and drink, whatever your appetite - so you can enjoy a great coffee and a snack in the coffee shop, or savour a wholesome cooked meal in one of our restaurants. After you've eaten, why not enjoy a pint in the bar, relax with a glass in the wine bar, or take in the breathtaking panoramic views from the Sky Lounge. For great entertainment watch the latest films in our 2 cinemas, or catch the live cabaret show in the Sunset Show Lounge... you can even have a flutter in the casino!

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One of the Netherlands’ most picturesque seaside resorts, located on the edge of the mighty Markermeer inland sea is our destination for this tour. Often overlooked Volendam is a truly wonderful gem in the crown that is the Netherlands.

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Winter ‘07 – Spring ‘08

HOLIDAY CHOICE from

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MARCH

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Warners - Holme Lacy - 4 days Warners - Thoresby Hall - 5 days Spanish Mini Cruise - 4 days Fort William, Highlands & Skye - 5 days Calais Shopper - 2 days Spanish Mini Cruise - 4 days Turkey & Tinsel in Hayling Island - 5 days Warners - Sinah Warren - 5 days

JANUARY

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Turkey & Tinsel in Weymouth - 4 days Turkey & Tinsel in Torquay - 4 days London Christmas Shopper - 2 days Turkey & Tinsel in Llandudno - 5 days Turkey & Tinsel in Northumbria - 5 days Turkey & Tinsel in Glenshee - 5 days Turkey & Tinsel in Glenshee - 5 days Turkey & Tinsel in Oban - 5 days London Christmas Shopper - 3 days Turkey & Tinsel in Criccieth - 4 days Calais Shopper - 2 days Irish Coastal Discovery - 5 days Turkey & Tinsel in Strathpeffer - 5 days Turkey & Tinsel in Cheshire - 5 days Turkey & Tinsel in Fort William - 5 days Warners - Alvaston Hall - 5 days Warners - Bodelwydden Castle - 5 days Amsterdam Mini Cruise with DFDS - 3 days Amsterdam 2-for-1 Break - 5 days Turkey & Tinsel in Bridlington - 4 days Turkey & Tinsel in Scarborough - 4 days London Christmas Shopper - 2 days Turkey & Tinsel in Torquay - 5 days Delightful Dinant 2-for-1 Break - 5 days London Christmas Shopper - 3 days Turkey & Tinsel in Northumbria - 4 days

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Ostend 2-for-1 Break - 5 days London Christmas Shopper - 3 days Turkey & Tinsel in Scarborough - 5 days Turkey & Tinsel in Criccieth - 4 days Warners - Holme Lacy - 5 days Twixmas in Glenshee - 4 days Twixmas in Fort William - 4 days Twixmas in Llandudno - 4 days

London Christmas Shopper - 2 days Edinburgh Christmas Market - 2 days Turkey & Tinsel in Berkshire - 5 days Warners - Littlecote House - 5 days Bad Homburg Christmas Market - 6 days

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Warners - Bodelwydden Castle - 4 days Warners - Holme Lacy - 4 days Scotland for Burns Night - 3 days London 2-for-1 Show Weekend - 2 days Calais Shopper - 2 days Paris 2-for-1 Break - 5 days

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Cornish Coast Winter Warmer - 5 days Warners - Corton - 5 days Delightful Dinant 2-for-1 Break - 5 days Terracotta Warriors - 3 days Warners - Alvaston Hall - 4 days Murder Mystery Weekend - 3 days Dublin City Break - 3 days Irish Coastal Discovery - 5 days Warners - Holme Lacy - 5 days Scottish House Party - 5 days Amsterdam 2-for-1 Break - 5 days Warners - Bodelwydden Castle - 4 days Bristol & Bath - 4 days Warners - Nidd Hall - 5 days Warners - Thoresby Hall - 5 days Devon Coast - 5 days Scottish Splendours - Perth - 5 days Dublin 2-for-1 Break - 3 days Volendam 2-for-1 Break - 5 days Criccieth "Good Old Days" - 4 days Edinburgh City Break - 3 days Warners - Cricket St Thomas - 5 days Torquay "Fantasy Cruise" - 5 days Ostend 2-for-1 Break - 5 days Disneyland Paris - 4 days Terracotta Warriors - 3 days

Warners - Alvaston Hall - 5 days Warners - Littlecote House - 5 days Highland Grandeur - 5 days Delightful Dinant 2-for-1 Break - 5 days Warners - Nidd Hall - 4 days Warners - Thoresby Hall - 4 days Calais Shopper - 2 days Lisdoonvarna - 5 days Warners - Holme Lacy - 5 days Paris 2-for-1 Break - 5 days Bristol & Bath - 4 days St Patrick's Day in Ireland - 5 days St Patrick's Day in Ireland - 4 days Oxfordshire Singles Break - 4 days Yorkshire Food & Drink - 5 days Spanish Mini Cruise - 4 days London Easter Special - 4 days Heritage & History - 2 days Irish Grand National - 3 days Terracotta Warriors - 3 days Warners - Bodelwydden Castle - 4 days Torquay "Fantasy Cruise" - 4 days

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Warners - Bodelwydden Castle - 5 days Warners - Cricket St Thomas - 5 days Tenby & Pembrokeshire Coast - 5 days Lincolnshire Film & TV - 4 days London Show Weekend - 2 days Tralee & County Kerry - 5 days London 2-for-1 Show Weekend - 2 days Warners - Alvaston Hall - 4 days Warners - Nidd Hall - 5 days Warners - Corton - 5 days Gardens of Cornwall - 5 days London Tutankhamun Exhibition - 3 days Criccieth "Good Old Days" - 4 days Oxfordshire Singles Break - 4 days Spanish Mini Cruise - 4 days Calais Shopper - 2 days

SELF DRIVE HOLIDAYS We are able to offer all of our British holidays by coach or self drive. This will benefit people who live further afield and aren’t able to join our pick up points but also those wanting a little extra freedom whilst still benefiting from our fantastic value for money holidays and special offers. Your accommodation will be reserved in the usual way along with seats on our main coach. This allows you to join the excursions at the holiday destination should you wish to do so. Please ask for details of the Self Drive discounts available on your chosen holiday.* * Please note no further reductions or offers may be used in conjunction with the Self Drive discount.

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Hardings Winter UK Coach Holidays 2007