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(Malvern) Ltd

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2020 Coach Holidays

Torquay (40’s Theme Break) • Tenby • Liverpool • Sidmouth • Whitby • Royal Norfolk Barnstaple • Scotland • Isle of Wight • Eastbourne • Cromer (Festive Break)

Tel: 01684 574909

ABTA No.W2204


Welcome...

to our 2020 coach holiday brochure and our selection of UK holidays

Why Choose us? All our coach holidays include:-

WE HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFULLY ORGANISING COACH HOLIDAYS SINCE 1976 AND HAVE A LONG HISTORY OF CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

• Free door to door pick ups in the Malvern area • Free local pick ups from surrounding areas (ring for details) • Coach travel direct to destination • High standard air conditioned coach • Popular, Friendly professional driver • Half-Board and Excursions • Personally chosen and regularly vetted hotels and excursions • Careful planning for you to sit back, relax and enjoy • Financial protection with our ABTA bond

Please note our holidays will no longer include travel insurance. Our launch day this year is... Saturday 30th November 2019 at The Malvern Link United Reformed Church Hall, Worcester Road, Malvern Link next door to the church from 10 – 12 midday. (No bookings will be taken before the30th November)

Please come and join us for a cup of tea/coffee and a slice of cake

GENERAL INFORMATION – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY ALL H O LID AY CO STS IN CLU D E CO ACH TRAVEL,D IN N ER,BED & BREAK FAST AN D EX CU RSIO N S. THE FESTIVE BREAK WILL INCLUDE SOME CHRISTMAS TYPE FAYRE. ALL HOLIDAYS OF EIGHT DAYS DURATION INCLUDE AT LEAST THREE EXCURSIONS, SHORTER HOLIDAYS INCLUDE AT LEAST TWO. OUR INCLUDED D O O R TO D O O R (WHERE POSSIBLE) PICK UPS OPERATE FROM MALVERN ON ALL HOLIDAYS. WE ALSO OFFER ON ALL HOLIDAYS PICK UPS AT LEDBURY, COLWALL, CRADLEY, WELLAND, HANLEY SWAN, UPTON UPON SEVERN AND WORCESTER. PLEASE ENQUIRE AS TO OTHER LOCAL AREAS. W E M U ST STRESS CLIEN TS N EED IN G AN Y ASSISTAN CE M U ST H AVE A RESPO N SIBLE CO M PAN IO N W ITH TH EM . A N O N REFUN D ABLE DEPOSIT OF £60.00 PER PERSON IS REQUIRED WHEN BOOKING. THE BALANCE OF THE HOLIDAY IS DUE SIX WEEKS BEFORE TRAVEL, BOOKINGS WITHIN SIX WEEKS OF TRAVEL WILL REQUIRE FULL PAYMENT. FOR CANCELLATION CHARGES PLEASE SEE BOOKING CONDITIONS. BO O K IN G :NO BOOKING WILL BE TAKEN BEFORE SATU RD AY 30TH N O VEM BER 2019, ON THAT DAY BOOKINGS WILL BE TAKEN AT THE M ALVERN LIN K U N ITED REFO RM ED CH U RCH H ALL,N EX T D O O R TO TH E CH U RCH BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 10 – 12 MIDDAY. AFTER BOOKINGS CAN BE MADE ON 01684 574909 OR IN PERSON AT EASYTRAVEL.

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Contents Departure Date

Return Date

Nights

Destination

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Monday 20 April

Friday 24 April

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Torquay (40’s Theme Break)

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Sunday 17 May

Friday 22 May

5

Tenby

5

Sunday 31 May

Thursday 04 June

4

Liverpool

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Monday 15 June

Saturday 20 June

5

Sidmouth

7

Sunday 28 June

Saturday 04 July

6

Whitby

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Monday 06 July

Saturday 11 July

5

Royal Norfolk

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Tuesday 21 July

Sunday 26 July

5

Barnstaple

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Monday 03 August

Sunday 09 August

6

Scotland

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Saturday 15 August

Friday 21 August

6

Isle of Wight

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Saturday 05 Sept

Saturday 12 Sept

7

Eastbourne

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Monday 23 November

Friday 27 November

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Cromer (Festive Break)

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We would like to thank all our customers for travelling with us and look forward to seeing you all in 2020.

Scotland Liverpool Whitby Cromer Norwich

Tenby

Eastbourne Isle of Wight

Barnstable Torquay

Sidmouth 3


Torquay Devon

DEPARTURE DATE

20 April 2020

TOUR LENGTH

5 Days

‘1940’s Revisited’ HOWDEN COURT HOTEL Torquay at the heart of the English Riviera, is a stylish resort with a real continental atmosphere. One of the UK’s top holiday destinations since Victorian times, today it’s an exciting resort with a wide variety of attractions including a palm-lined promenade, the Princess Pier, international marina, gardens, shops and cafes, with 22 miles of stunning coastline, cliffs, coves and beaches.

Brixham Battery Heritage Centre

HOWDEN COURT HOTEL

Dawlish

The friendly family run Howden Court is within a short walking distance of the town centre and only a stroll from the seafront via the private pathway.You are assured a relaxed and enjoyable time with great food and entertainment on this ‘40’s Revisited Theme Break’.Take a nostalgic look back in time at the displays of memorabilia from the 1940’s, dress up attire of this era is more than welcome and encouraged! “Ration books will be issued!”

Paignton

EXCURSIONS: Brixham Battery Heritage Centre, Brixham, Paignton, Dawlish,Teignmouth, Babbacombe Model Village and Wells Tuesday 21stin keeping with our 40’s theme we pay a morning visit to Brixham Battery Heritage Centre, one of only seven remaining original 116 Emergency Batteries built in 1940. Set across a 14 acre site with outstanding panoramic views of Torbay, Battery Gardens is home to the now abandoned bunkers of the Battery, which was first used in 1586 during the war between England and Spain. Around Battery Gardens can be seen the various emplacements, and the training room has been turned into a small but interesting museum. In the afternoon free time will be given to explore the old fishing port of Brixham before spending some time at leisure in Paignton. W ednesday 22nd today we visit Georgian Teignmouth, pretty Dawlish and popular Babbacombe Model Village. As you stroll through the award-winning gardens, marvel at the miniature creations representing British life and culture over the last five decades. Animated scenes, along with touches of very English humour bring it all to life.Thursday 23rd a day at leisure to enjoy Torquay. Friday 24th on our return journey home today we visit medieval Wells, the smallest City in England.

£298.00pp

• Ensuite bedrooms with Flatscreen TV, Hairdryer, Tea & Coffee making facilities.

• Lift to most rooms • Lounge • Bar Lounge / Dance Floor • Entertainment

No Single Supplement (Superior rooms available at a supplement)

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Tenby South Wales

DEPARTURE DATE

17 May 2020

TOUR LENGTH

6 Days

THE GILTAR HOTEL Tenby on the Pembrokeshire coast is considered by many to be the prettiest resort in Wales, picture-perfect with its golden sands, pretty harbour, clear waters and candy coloured houses.The town bustles with an array of shops and cafes and you can take a boat trip to Caldey Island from the harbour, famous for its Abbey and ancient priory church.

Scolton Manor

Gwili Railway

THE GILTAR HOTEL The Giltar Hotel is a lovely Victorian building situated on the Esplanade in Tenby, it overlooks stunning views of South Beach and the monastic Island of Caldey. Privately owned and managed you are assured a warm welcome with a team passionate about customer service. Saundersfoot

EXCURSIONS: Scolton Manor & St David’s, Gwili Railway & Aberglasney, Saundersfoot. M onday 18th a morning visit to Scolton Manor, explore this traditional Victorian country house, surrounded by sixty acres of park and woodland, including walled gardens, check out the Pembrokeshire Bee Keeping Centre and Honey Kitchen. We spend the rest of the day in charming St David’s, the smallest city in Britain. Spend time strolling around the lanes and browsing the little shops before visiting St David’s Cathedral. W ednesday 20th we drive east to Bronwydd Arms Station to take the morning service on the lovingly restored Gwili NarrowGauge Railway as it winds its way north beside the River Gwili before returning to Abergwili junction and Bronwydd Arms Station. In the afternoon we travel to marvellous Aberglasney House & Gardens. With history dating from the 1600’s this partially restored mansion features a sub-tropical indoor garden as well as 10 acres of exquisite landscaped gardens. Thursday 21stthis morning we visit Saundersfoot, a small seaside resort with a charm and character all of its own.

• Visit Wales 3* • Ensuite bedrooms with Flatscreen TV,Telephone, Hairdryer, • • • •

Tea & Coffee making facilities. Lift to all Floors Lounge Bar Lounge Entertainment some evenings

£545.00pp No Single Supplement

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Liverpool

DEPARTURE DATE

31 May 2020

TOUR LENGTH

5 Days

THE SHANKLY HOTEL Liverpool has worldclass tourist attractions, with the Liverpool

largest collection of museums and galleries in the UK outside of London. The city is a

Southport

designated UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known worldwide as the birthplace of The Beatles.

THE SHANKLY HOTEL Sitting in the very heart of Liverpool,The Shankly Hotel is imbued with memorabilia of the legendary Bill Shankly.The rooms boast lavishly decorated interiors and come with en-suite bedrooms featuring whirlpool hot tubs.

The Anderton Boat Lift

EXCURSIONS: Guided tour of Liverpool, Southport,The Anderton Boat Lift. M onday 1stwe enjoy a fascinating morning joined by our local professional guide as we embark on our coach guided tour of Liverpool. Marvel at the history, heritage and architecture of this vibrant city as we explore famous landmarks to include Liverpool Cathedral, Central Library, Penny Lane and more! Tuesday 2nd a day to explore at leisure. W ednesday 3rd we venture north today for a full day to the lovely seaside town of Southport. Retaining its Victorian charm, typified by the canopied arcades in Lord Street, Southport is ideal for strolling and browsing. Thursday 4th on our return journey home today we stop in Northwich to visit the magnificent Anderton Boat Lift, we enjoy a river boat trip before taking a ride on the amazing lift. The Anderton Boat Lift has earnt its nickname of Cathedral of the Canals for a very good reason, not only does it still do the job it was designed to do of lifting boats and barges the 50 feet from the River Weaver to the Trent and Mersey Canal, but it does it with the most ingenious and endearing character of any structure on the canal system – a truly impressive sight!

• 4* • Ensuite Bedrooms with Flatscreen TV, Radio,Telephone, Hairdryer, Tea & Coffee making facilities

• Lift to all Floors • Lounge Areas • Bar

£392.00pp Sole Occupancy Supplement £60.00pp

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Sidmouth Devon

DEPARTURE DATE

15 June 2020

TOUR LENGTH

6 Days

ROYAL YORK & FAULKNER HOTEL The Regency town of Sidmouth is always a favourite destination. A charming unspoilt

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens

seaside resort, with a long flat promenade a picturesque town centre and a wealth of fine architecture, Sidmouth’s timeless charm and unhurried way of life never fails to please.

Honiton Lace Museum

ROYAL YORK & FAULKNER HOTEL The Royal York & Faulkner is a magnificent Regency building, dating from 1810, it enjoys an unrivalled position at the centre of Sidmouth`s elegant Esplanade overlooking the beach, and adjacent to the town centre. Owned and personally run by the Hook family, the hotel has earned a long standing reputation for hospitality and service and is a firm favourite with Easytravel clients.

Bath

EXCURSIONS: Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, Coldharbour Mill, Honiton Lace Museum, Donkey Sanctuary, Seaton, Lyme Regis and Bath. Tuesday 16th we spend time today at Devon’s most magnificent historic gardens, Grade 1 listed Bicton Park Botanical Gardens. Spanning nearly 300 years of horticultural history enjoy the colourful gardens containing many rare plants, the parkland that features historic glasshouses, a countryside museum, mini golf, restaurant, shop and a woodland railway on which we enjoy a 25 minute journey through the parkland. W ednesday 17th a day at leisure to enjoy Sidmouth. Thursday 18th we travel to Coldharbour Mill, where wool has been in continuous production since 1797. On our guided tour relive the sights and sounds of the industrial revolution and discover the craft in making traditional textiles. We continue to the Honiton Lace Museum where we have a short introductory talk followed by time to browse the museum. Friday 19th we start today with a visit to the Donkey Sanctuary at Slade House Farm which provides refuge to over 500 donkeys. We then continue to the resorts of Seaton and Lyme Regis where you can spend some free time. Saturday 20th on our return journey home today we spend some time in lovely Bath, a unique city famous for its Roman Baths, beautiful Abbey and Georgian crescents.

• AA 3* • Ensuite bedrooms with Flatscreen TV,Telephone, Hairdryer, • • • •

Tea & Coffee making facilities 2 Lifts 3 Lounges/Bar Aspara Spa with Hydrotherapy Pool (charges apply) Entertainment

£570.00pp No Single Supplement

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Whitby Yorkshire

DEPARTURE DATE

28 June 2020

TOUR LENGTH

7 Days

SAXONVILLE HOTEL Whitby is situated on the Yorkshire coast, the skyline is dominated by the

Danby Moors Centre

ruins of St. Hilda’s Abbey, high on Whitby’s East Cliff. Spreading below

Ryedale Folk Museum

Whitby, a maze of alleyways and narrow streets run down to the busy quayside.

SAXONVILLE HOTEL Owned and run by three generations of the Newton Family since 1946, the Saxonville Hotel has a 3* star rating with VisitBritain. Well situated on Whitby’s West Cliff, the comfort and hospitality of the Saxonville Hotel can be found just a few minutes stroll from the centre of this delightful, historic town.

York

EXCURSIONS: Danby Moors Centre, Ryedale Folk Museum, Ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering, Scarborough, Guisborough, Helmsley, Mousey Thompson Visitor Centre and York. M onday 29th we journey across the moors to the Danby Moors Centre which is set in an idyllic spot on the banks of the River Esk. We continue over Blakey Ridge to Ryedale Folk Museum, a unique visitor attraction located in the picturesque village of Hutton-le-Hole where history is brought to life through its buildings & collections. Explore the site at your own pace, with twenty buildings and six acres to enjoy. Tuesday 30th at Whitby we board the morning steam train of the North York Moors Railway for a nostalgic journey through the moors National Park to Pickering. On arrival you have free time to explore the lovely market town of Pickering before boarding our coach for the return to Whitby. W ednesday 1stwe travel via Robin Hood’s Bay to the seaside resort of Scarborough, Scarborough has retained the charm and style established in its Victorian heyday. Its elegant architecture, many interesting little shops and attractive gardens make it a resort to relax and potter in. Thursday 2nd we first call at the market town of Guisborough before a drive through Bilsdale – ‘Little Switzerland’, passing Rievaulx Abbey to delightful Helmsley where you have some free time before we continue to Kilburn, under the famous White Horse visiting the wood carving Mousey Thompson Visitor Centre. Friday 3rd is a free day for you to enjoy at leisure. Saturday 4th on our return journey home today we visit historical York for free time to explore the sites.

£626.00pp

• 3* Visit England • Ensuite bedrooms with TV,Telephone, Hairdryer, Tea & Coffee making facilities.

• All bathrooms have shower over bath. • Lounge / Bar • No Lift

No Single Supplement

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DEPARTURE DATE

06 July 2020

Royal Norfolk

TOUR LENGTH

6 Days

DUNSTON HALL HOTEL In East Anglia you’ll find peace and tranquillity, with the serene waterways

Norfolk Broads Cruise

and gentle countryside of the Norfolk Broads, as well as the traditional Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum

seaside charms of Great Yarmouth and Southwold. Perfect for a relaxing escape from everyday life.

DUNSTON HALL HOTEL Dunston Hall is a stunning English country house set in 150 acres of beautiful Norfolk woodland. Built in 1859, this Elizabethan-style mansion has been lovingly restored to all its former glory, evoking character and comfort at every turn.

Sandringham Estate

EXCURSIONS: Norwich, Norfolk Broads Cruise, Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum, Southwold, Sandringham Estate, Great Yarmouth. Tuesday 7th our day starts with a visit to historic Norwich where, in this truly English city, it is still a pleasure to wander among the medieval streets, particularly cobbled Elm Hill, which is full of character. In the afternoon we enjoy a two hour circular cruise of the Norfolk Broads. W ednesday 8th this morning we visit the Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum, a fascinating museum containing several smaller museums including the 446th Bomb Group Museum, the Royal Observer Corps Museum, Bomber Command Museum and the Air Sea Rescue Museum, as well as the main site. It comprises over 65 aircraft and cockpits and over 30000 artefacts of various sizes. We spend the afternoon in the timeless and delightful resort of Southwold, little changed since Victorian times. Thursday 9th after breakfast, we make our way to Sandringham, the much loved country retreat of Her Majesty, The Queen. The house, set in 24 hectares of stunning gardens, has knowledgeable guides in every room and the museum houses collections of Royal vehicles, rare ceramics, photographs and memorabilia. We spend the day exploring the house, gardens, museum and Visitor Centre. Friday 10th today is spent in the traditional seaside resort of Great Yarmouth with its glorious parks and gardens, sandy beaches, a town steeped in heritage, lively pier and more.

• 4* AA Hotel • Ensuite bedrooms with Flatscreen TV, Hairdryer,Telephone, • • • • •

Tea & Coffee making facilities. Lift Lounge Bar Indoor Swimming Pool Leisure Facilities Free Wi-Fi

£535.00pp Sole Occupancy Supplement £35.00pp

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DEPARTURE DATE

21 July 2020

Barnstaple North Devon

TOUR LENGTH

6 Days

THE IMPERIAL HOTEL North Devon is a delightful mixture of dramatic coastline and magnificent moorland scenery, sprinkled with unspoilt resorts, bustling market towns and quaintly named villages. Barnstaple is said to be the oldest borough in the kingdom and was founded at the lowest crossing point of the River Taw.

Exmoor National Park

Woody Bay Railway

THE IMPERIAL HOTEL The 4* Imperial Hotel is situated in the centre of Barnstaple, overlooking the River Taw, just a short walk from the shops. With the old style charm of a traditional townhouse hotel, this glorious grade II listed building offers sumptuous rooms, cosy lounging areas and food & drink to savour.

Ilfracombe

EXCURSIONS: Hartland Abbey & Gardens, Appledore, Exmoor National Park, Lynmouth, Woody Bay Railway, Ilfracombe, RHS Rosemoor Gardens, Quince Honey Farm W ednesday 22nd today we visit Hartland Abbey & Gardens for a guided tour of this cherished family home, full of treasures and memorabilia collected over many generations. There will be free time to wander the beautiful gardens and grounds which lead to a rocky cove. On our return to Barnstaple we stop in the delightful quayside village of Appledore. Located where the Taw & Torridge rivers meet you will be able to discover its quaint, narrow streets which boast a small, but impressive range of shops, pubs and art galleries. Thursday 23rd a day at leisure to enjoy Barnstaple. Friday 24th we start the day with a scenic drive across Exmoor National Park, before arriving at the picturesque resort of Lynmouth to spend some time. Next we take a two mile round trip through some of the loveliest countryside in North Devon on the Woody Bay Railway, Woody Bay Station is the place we board our little narrow gauge train for a journey back in time. In the afternoon we spend time in the charming seaside resort of Ilfracombe before returning to our hotel via the spectacular North Devon coast pausing at Woolacombe and Saunton. Saturday 25th our first destination today is RHS Rosemoor Gardens. This 64-acre garden, lying in the Torridge Valley, close to Great Torrington, offers something for all garden lovers. In the afternoon we visit Quince Honey Farm where we gain an educational insight from the hive to the finished product.

£622.00pp

• 4* AA Hotel • Ensuite bedrooms with LCD TV,Telephone, Hairdryer,Toiletries, • • • • •

Tea and Coffee making facilities Bar Comfortable Lounge & Terrace Free WiFi Lift to all Floors Arlington Restaurant – preferred dress code of jacket or tie with no jeans or trainers after 6.30pm.

No Single Supplement Supplement for Superior River Facing Rooms £85.00pp

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Scotland With Edinburgh Tattoo

DEPARTURE DATE

03 August 2020

TOUR LENGTH

7 Days

KEAVIL HOUSE HOTEL & THE WESTERWOOD HOTEL Our first three nights in Scotland are spent at the 4*Keavil House Hotel situated in the village of Crossford

Scone Palace KEAVIL HOUSE HOTEL

just two miles west of Scotland’s ancient capital Dunfermline. Following this we

THE WESTERWOOD HOTEL

KEAVIL HOUSE HOTEL & THE WESTERWOOD HOTEL

spend three nights at the 4*Westerwood Hotel, near Cumbernauld.

Falkirk Wheel

The 4* Keavil House Hotel is an historic country house hotel set in 12 acres of landscaped gardens.The prestigious 4* Westerwood Hotel situated in the heart of Scotland between Glasgow and Edinburgh is located on 400 acres of its own 18 hole golf course.

Edinburgh Tattoo

EXCURSIONS: Black Watch Museum, Scone Palace, Scotland’s Secret Bunker, St. Andrews, Stirling, Falkirk Wheel, Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Tattoo* (*Access to the Tattoo is via a steep gradient, which may be a problem for people with walking difficulties)

Tuesday 4th this morning, we enjoy a visit to the Black Watch Castle & Museum in Perth. Located on one of Perth’s most beautiful parks, the North Inch, the museum castle dates back to the 1600’s and tells the story of Scotland’s elite military regiment. Lunch can be enjoyed here or in Perth city, before visiting magnificent Scone Palace, once the crowning place of the Kings of Scotland. W ednesday 5th we take a scenic tour to the town of St. Andrews, famous for its golf course and university, on route we visit the ‘Secret Bunker’ for a guided tour of Scotland’s secret underground command centre hidden beneath a Scottish Farmhouse. Thursday 6th after breakfast we depart from Keavil House and make our way to The Westerwood Hotel, stopping on route to visit the historic city of Stirling, with its Old Town and Castle, which was once the residence of Scottish Kings. Friday 7th this morning we enjoy a trip on the famous Falkirk Wheel, the world’s only rotating boatlift, used to connect the Forth & Clyde and Union canals. An exceptional feat of engineering, the 60 minute journey lifts the boat up to join the Union Canal 35m above and allows the boat to sail smoothly onto the Union Canal. We return to our hotel for the afternoon where we can relax and enjoy the facilities. Saturday 8th after a relaxing morning at the hotel, we depart for Edinburgh. Enjoy some time for shopping or sightseeing in this captivating city before we make our way to the castle and take our seats for the 7.15pm performance of the military tattoo (Please note that an evening meal is not included today).

£680.00pp

• Ensuite bedrooms with Flatscreen TV,Telephone, Hairdryer, Tea & Coffee making facilities.

• • Both hotels have Excellent Leisure Facilities: Indoor Swimming Pools, Lounge Bar

Spa & Health Clubs

• No Lift at Keavil House but plenty of ground floor rooms. Lift to all floors at the Westerwood.

• Lovely Grounds, Golf Course at the Westerwood.

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Sole Occupancy Supplement £150.00pp

COST INCLUDES Cost includes Coach Travel, 5 nights Half-Board, 1 night Bed & Breakfast and Excursions


DEPARTURE DATE

15 August 2020

Isle of Wight

TOUR LENGTH

7 Days

THE CHANNEL VIEW HOTEL The popularity of this wonderful, unspoilt isle owes much to its southerly position with its mild and sunny climate. Shanklin is a pretty coastal resort located on the southernmost tip of Sandown Bay and offers a safe sandy beach and a pretty Old Village. Our relaxing itinerary includes many of the highlights of this lovely island.

Ryde

Osborne House & Gardens

THE CHANNEL VIEW HOTEL One of Shanklin’s premier hotels,The Channel View is in a unique location occupying an elevated position overlooking Shanklin Bay.The hotel is a very good standard throughout and is owned by the experienced Gino family who personally oversee all aspects of this popular hotel.They are justly proud of their reputation for quality with a warm welcome, efficient service, excellent food and attention to detail.

Calbourne Water Mill and Museum

EXCURSIONS: Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Ryde, Mottistone Gardens (NT)*, Godshill, Whippingham Church, Osborne House (EH)*, Calbourne Water Mill and Museum Sunday 16th this morning we take a journey on the award winning Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Hauled by a vintage steam locomotive we enjoy a special journey back in time enjoying a unique view of some of the Island’s unspoilt countryside. In the afternoon we visit the elegant Victorian resort of Ryde, offering an attractive esplanade, miles of glorious sands, bustling marina and views across the Solent. M onday 17th we travel along the scenic ‘military’ coastal road of West Wight to visit Mottistone Gardens (NT), a magical five-acre Elizabethan Manor garden. Later in the day we visit the picture-postcard village of Godshill, full of pretty thatched cottages set around the quaint village church. Tuesday 18th free day to enjoy at leisure. W ednesday 19th we begin today with a visit to Whippingham Church with its connections to Queen Victoria followed by Osborne House, her magnificent seaside residence, enjoy exploring both the splendour of the house and the glorious grounds and gardens. Thursday 20th a morning at leisure before an afternoon visit to Calbourne Water Mill. Set in 35 acres of stunning rural landscape, we discover a working Water Mill dating from the Doomsday Book, a small War Museum and many rural exhibits.

• AA 3* • Ensuite bedrooms with Flatscreen TV,Telephone, Hairdryer, Free Wi-Fi, • • • • •

Tea & Coffee making facilities Lift (some steps to be negotiated all over hotel) Ballroom Sun Lounge Entertainment 5 nights Heated Indoor Swimming Pool, Sauna, Solarium & Aromatherapy

£695.00pp No Single Supplement *Reduction of £6.00 for National Trust members and £14.00 for English Heritage members taking their card

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Eastbourne South Coast

DEPARTURE DATE

05 September 2020

TOUR LENGTH

8 Days

THE HADDON HALL HOTEL The elegant traditional seaside resort of Eastbourne enjoys a remarkably mild and sunny climate, thereby earning its reputation as the ‘Suntrap of the South’. Noted for its cleanliness, beautiful flower beds, colourful gardens and attractive flat promenade, Eastbourne offers a multitude of attractions including excellent shopping, a fine bandstand, the Winter Gardens and a splendid pier.

Hush Heath Wine Estate

Bexhill-on-Sea

THE HADDON HALL HOTEL The family owned Haddon Hall Hotel is situated at the seafront end of the broad tree lined Devonshire Place, ideally positioned between the promenades, town centre and theatres.You are assured a warm welcome, a high standard of customer care, good food and a happy relaxed holiday.

WWT Arundel Wetland Centre

EXCURSIONS: Hush Heath Wine Estate, Bexhill-on-Sea, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Scotney Castle (NT)*, Steam Train Ride,Tenterden, Rye, WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, Arundel. Sunday 6th this morning we visit the Hush Heath Winery, home and heart of Balfour Wines, we enjoy a tour and tasting at this family run English wine Estate set within the rolling hills of Kent. The afternoon is spent in Bexhill-on-Sea, a town steeped in history since the Napoleonic era, where pavement cafes now line the streets of this popular seaside resort. M onday 7th this morning we explore the wonderful historic spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells, with its elegant architecture and the pretty colonnaded 18th century walkway known as the Pantiles.This afternoon we visit the National Trust’s Scotney Castle. The beautiful gardens, bursting with rhododendrons and azaleas, form a glorious backdrop to the fairytale castle. There is a wealth of treasures to be found in the Victorian country mansion, where three generations have made their mark, adding possessions and character to the home. W ednesday 9th we begin today with a nostalgic train journey from Bodiam to Tenterden on the Kent & East Sussex Railway, taking us through the unspoilt countryside of the Rother Valley. Spend time then in Tenterden, known as the 'Jewel of the Weald', offering a fascinating history, a wealth of architecture and excellent shopping. Our day finishes with a visit to medieval Rye, considered to be one of the best preserved of the ancient Cinque Ports, with its quaint cobbled streets, historic half-timbered buildings and smugglers’ inns. Thursday 10th we take the coastal road west this morning passing Beachy Head, Seaford, Brighton and Worthing before going inland to visit the WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, set in the splendour of the South Downs adjacent to the River Arun. This gorgeous wetland reserve is home to a collection of over 50 species of wildfowl from around the world. Time then to enjoy the ancient town of Arundel, built on a hill Arundel is quite spectacular having a cathedral and castle together with cafes and shops. Tuesday 8th & Friday 11th free days to enjoy at leisure.

£548.00pp

• Ensuite bedrooms with Flatscreen TV, Hairdryer, • • • • •

Tea and Coffee making facilities Lift to all Floors Large comfortable lounge Bar Ballroom Entertainment

No Single Supplement *Reduction of £12.00 for National Trust members taking their card.

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Cromer

DEPARTURE DATE

23 November 2020

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TOUR LENGTH

5 Days

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& The Thursford Christmas Spectacular

This small attractive North Norfolk coastal resort is full of character with its narrow twisting streets in the town centre and lively seafront promenade behind the sandy beach.The Pier Pavilion plays host to a varied entertainment programme and with the local fishing boats bringing the famed Cromer crabs it still retains much of its original charm.

VIRGINIA COURT HOTEL

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Thursford Christmas Spectacular

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Situated in a quiet tree-lined avenue the stylish independently owned Virginia Court Hotel is just a leisurely three minute walk to all Cromer attractions including its sandy beach.The hotel has 23 modern contemporary bedrooms and an award winning restaurant, it offers a very comfortable relaxed experience with excellent customer service.

Holt

Bure Valley Railway

EXCURSIONS: Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Holt, Sheringham, Bure Valley Railway, Norwich Tuesday 24th after a leisurely breakfast we leave the hotel to go to the picturesque town of Holt, you have the morning to explore this historic Georgian town before a visit to the traditional seaside town of Sheringham. W ednesday 25th a day free in Cromer, before we enjoy an early (4pm) evening Christmas dinner at our hotel prior to the 7pm evening show of ‘The Thursford Christmas Spectacular’, the biggest and most exciting Christmas show of all time in Britain. Experience the popular blend of Christmas entertainment, with dazzling dancers, beautiful costumes, Christmas songs, carols and outstanding music and singing from the cast of over one hundred. Thursday 26th a leisurely start today, we board the coach at 10am for our journey to Aylsham where we enjoy festive treats at the Bure Valley Railway Station before catching the steam train for the 9 mile journey to Wroxham. The afternoon is spent in festive Norwich with time to visit the Cathedral, cobbled Elm Hill, or just enjoy some retail therapy as you search for that elusive Christmas present!

• Ensuite bedrooms with flat screen TV,Telephone, Hairdryer, • • • •

Tea & Coffee making facilities Quiet Lounge Bar. Spacious Gardens No Lift but 3 ground floor rooms and only one flight of stairs which are wide and not steep. No Entertainment

£434.00pp No Single Supplement Supplement for a Suite £44.00pp

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COST INCLUDES Coach Travel, Half-Board and Excursions


BOOKING CONDITIONS PLEASE READ CAREFULLY YOUR CONTRACT IS WITH EASYTRAVEL (MALVERN) LTD 1.

When you make your booking you must complete a booking form accepting these conditions on behalf of all persons on the booking form and pay a non-refundable deposit of £60.00 per person,You will then be issued with a booking confirmation.

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The balance of your holiday is due 6 weeks before travel. Bookings within 6 weeks of travel require full payment. If the balance is not paid on time, we reserve the right to cancel your booking and apply the cancellation charges set out below.

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You or any person on the booking form may cancel your holiday at any time providing that the person making the original booking does so in writing. Cancellation charges will apply as follows: Cancellation more than 42 days before departure date – loss of deposit. Within 8 - 42 days before departure – loss of deposit and a £50.00 charge plus any charges made by the hotel. Less than 8 days before departure 100% of the total cost. If this is an insurable reason this may be recovered from your travel insurance policy.

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Financial Protection – The Package Travel Regulations 1992 require us to provide security for the monies that you pay for the package holidays booked from this brochure and for your repatriation in the event of our insolvency. We provide this security by way of a bond held by ABTA.

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If after booking you wish to change to another of our holidays within the same brochure we will do all we can to accommodate you, providing the request is made in writing from the person who made the original booking.

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Please advise us of any special requests at the time of booking on the booking form under special requirements. If you have any disabilities or special needs please consult us as to the suitability of your chosen hotel. We must stress clients needing any assistance must have a responsible companion with them.

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If you have a problem during your holiday please notify your courier/driver and the relevant supplier hotel/Easytravel who will do all they can to put things right. Easytravel is a member of ABTA with membership numbers 26458 and W2204, ABTA & ABTA members help holidaymakers to get the most from their travel and assist them when things do not go according to plan. We are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s code of conduct. For further information about ABTA, the code of conduct and the arbitration scheme available to you if you have a complaint, contact ABTA Ltd, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ. Tel. 020 3117 0500 or www.abta.com

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Changes in transport costs i.e. the cost of fuel, government taxes or exchange rates mean that the price of your travel arrangements may change after you have booked. However there will be no change within 30 days of your departure. We will absorb and you will not be charged for any increase equivalent to 2% of the price of your travel arrangements, which excludes insurance premiums and any amendment charges.You will be charged for the amount over and above that, plus an administration charge of £3.00pp together with an amount to cover agents commission. If this means that you have to pay an increase of more than10% of the price of your travel arrangements, you will have the option to cancel your holiday with a full refund of all monies paid, except for any amendment charges. 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.

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We reserve the right in any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements. For example, if the minimum number of clients required for a particular travel arrangement is not reached, we may have to cancel it. An alternative holiday would be offered in the event of cancellation or a full refund would be made if the alternative were not acceptable. No holiday will be cancelled less than 28 days before departure. Minor alterations will be given to you at once. Any major changes will give you the option of cancelling without charge. Force majeure: we will not pay you compensation if we have to cancel or change your travel arrangements in any way because of unusual or unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control.These can include, for example, war, riot, industrial dispute, terrorist activity and its consequences, natural or nuclear disaster, fire, adverse weather conditions, epidemics & pandemics, unavoidable technical problems with transport.

10. We accept responsibility for ensuring that the holiday you book with us is as described in the brochure and that the services provided reach a reasonable standard. If any part of the holiday is not provided, as stated in the brochure, we will offer you compensation up to the cost of your holiday. 11. We accept responsibility for death or injury caused by the negligent acts and/or omissions of our employees and subcontractors, servants and/or agents of the same whilst acting within the scope of, or in the course of their employment in the provision of your holiday. We will accordingly pay to the client damages as may have been awarded under English law. In respect of carriage by sea and land travel and the provision of accommodation our liability will be limited in the manner provided by the relevant international convention. 12. In the unlikely event of a travel delay of more than 4 hours i.e. breakdown or traffic conditions, Easytravel will do their very best to ensure passengers comfort at all times. If necessary this would include alternative transport and/or refreshments where possible. 13. This contract is made on the terms of these booking conditions, which are governed by English law and both parties shall submit to the jurisdiction of English courts at all times. 14. Data Protection: In order to process your booking and to ensure that your travel arrangements run smoothly and meet your requirements we 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 security measures are in place to protect your information. When you make a booking, you consent to all the information you provide being passed on to your suppliers, wherever they may be based.

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Publication: November 2019 Edition 1

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