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Door to Door Holidays

In Britain & Overseas by Coach, Air & Cruising

Summer 2021 January - October

Travel with Johnsons - Travel with Friends!


LOOK FORWARD TO

2021!

As we go to print with this brochure, in early November 2020, I’m sure that you’ ll agree that we are in diff icult and troubled times at the moment. We have the pandemic second wave, we have Tiers, winter is coming and we are just starting a second national lockdown! However, we hope you’ll agree that now is time, more importantly than ever, to cheer ourselves up and have something to look forward to! So, for summer next year, we are delighted to provide in these pages, over 250 holidays, including 26 new tours and over 45 luxury tours from our BRAND NEW Luxury Traveller programme. Enjoy reading all about our wonderful locations, excellent hotels and our extensive, inclusive and varied itineraries! We hope you’ll be travelling with us in 2021 and we look forward to hearing from you, soon.

WE ARE SAFE AND GOOD TO GO! Summer 2021 is good to go! The Johnsons team have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure your next holiday with us is relaxing and memorable; and our COVID-19 Risk Assessment as well as our Safe Operating Procedures are in place to ensure your safety and your enjoyment!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! Thank you for your understanding, co-operation and support during the difficult times in 2020. On behalf of all of us here at Johnsons, our wonderful hoteliers and our many, many attraction providers, we all hope that 2021 is a much happier year for all of us! Rest assured that we’ll ensure that you have a safe, enjoyable and memorable holiday in 2021. We look forward to welcoming you back on board very soon! Best Wishes from John, Peter, Joan and everyone at Johnsons

@johnsonscoaches Rated 4.7/5 for our COVID-19 Safe Operating Procedures and Practical Application by over 300 customers!

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What Makes a Johnsons Holiday? Travel with Johnsons, Travel with Friends - our motto is at the heart of everything we do. Whether you are looking to discover new destinations, make new friends or to relax and unwind. Here at Johnsons we ensure we carefully hand pick each hotel, destination and attraction to suit you. We look forward to welcoming you on board a Johnsons Coach very soon.

111 Years of Experience

Award-winning holidays

Free door to door home pick-up service on all our holidays

Friendly drivers and couriers

High-quality carefully selected hotels with mobility grades

Sightseeing excursions all included

Travel aboard our Club Class extra legroom coaches

Porterage of your suitcase

£ Specialist local area guides

No surcharge guarantee

Popular Favourite

Make new friends

Look out for our popular favourites

...and Booking is EASY! Call our Friendly Reservations Team at Malvern World Travel on 01684 562406 Have an enquiry or want to book over the phone? Call our offices which are open: Mon-Fri 9.00am to 5.00pm. or alternativly contact Johnsons Coach Holidays

Low Deposits! To confirm your booking, a £75 per person deposit is required for all coach holidays. Unsure? Provisional bookings are held without obligation for 7 days! Pay by cash, cheque, debit or credit cards! Spread the cost - The final balance is due 8 weeks prior to date of departure. Your Travel Pack - Holiday Travel Packs are sent out 7 to 10 days prior to your holiday. This will contain luggage labels, your home pick-up time, hotel address and telephone numbers and any extra information regarding your holiday.

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Introducing...

Our Brand New Luxury Coaches

Delayed in 2020 due to the onset of the Coronavirus we are delighted to announce that we will be taking delivery of our Luxury Traveller vehicles in February 2021. Our popular Luxury Travellr holidays have become even more luxurious! These coaches have all the features of our well known ‘Club Class’ extra legroom coaches and much more besides. Please see our destination guide on page 5 for more information. Remember, that when travelling on one of our Luxury Traveller Coaches you’ll enjoy all of the following comforts: ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

Just 43 ‘First Class’ seats with even more legroom for all! All seats have calf supports, so you can fully recline and put your feet up! USB charging points on all seats, pus free Wi-Fi on board Complimentary hot & cold drinks Two large TV Screens – follow the route as you go along and ‘see’ our couriers when they use the mic! An extra high passenger deck for even better sightseeing Complimentary gift bag An Afternoon Tea during the holiday

LUXURY TRAVELLER

You’ll enjoy all these features for a supplement of just £5 per person per day and in line with our policy of making our holidays as inclusive as possible, this charge has been added to and included in your holiday price.

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More Luxury for Luxury Travellers


Luxury Traveller Coach

Departures Date March 2021 Sun 7 - Thu 11 Mar 2021 Thu 18 - Sun 21 Mar 2021

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Destination

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NEW Luxury Lake District - Belsfield Hotel, Bowness NEW Historic Cheshire - Crewe Hall Hotel

38 36

3 4 4 4 4 5 4 5

Treasured Houses of Norfolk - Knights Hill Hotel Luxury Easter in North Devon - Imperial Hotel Luxury Easter in Sidmouth - Victoria Hotel Luxury Eastbourne - The Hydro Hotel Mullion Cove & the Lizard Peninsula - Mullion Cove Hotel Cardigan Bay & the West Wales Coast - Cliff Hotel Salcombe, Kingsbridge & Dartmouth - Thurlestone Hotel Treasured Houses of Norfolk - Knights Hill Hotel

5 4 4 4 4 4

The Star Castle Hotel, Isles of Scilly (By Air) Romantic Journeys of North Norfolk - Pheasant Hotel Longridge Fell & the Forest of Bowland - Gibbon Bridge Hotel Luxury Eastbourne - The Hydro Hotel Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel Luxury Scarborough - Crown Hotel

20 34 37 31 29 39

4 4 4 4 5 4 4

Luxury Sidmouth - Victoria Hotel Constable Country - Stoke by Nayland Hotel Saunton Sands & North Devon’s Atlantic Coast - Saunton Sands NEW Cornwall’s Cities, Coast & Gardens - Alverton Hotel, Truro Torquay Treats - Imperial Hotel, Torquay Isle of Wight Grand Designs - Royal Hotel, Ventnor NEW Yorkshire’s ‘Grit & Grandeur’ - Coniston Hotel

29 32 25 24 28 30 40

6 4 5 4

Luxury Eastbourne - The Hydro Hotel Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel Cardigan Bay & the West Wales Coast - Cliff Hotel NEW Great Gardens & Historic Houses of Scotland’s Central Belt

31 29 42 96

4 4 4 4 5

Picturebrook North Devon - Imperial Hotel, Barnstaple Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel NEW Historic Houses & Glorious Gardens of North Staffordshire & Devon Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel Treasured Houses of Norfolk - Knights Hill Hotel

26 29 35 29 33

April 2021 Thu 1 - Sun 4 Apr 2021 Mon 5 - Fri 9 Apr 2021 Mon 5 - Fri 9 Apr 2021 Mon 12 - Fri 16 Apr 2021 Sun 18 - Thu 22 Apr 2021 Sun 18 - Fri 23 Apr 2021 Sun 25 - Thu 29 Apr 2021 Mon 26 Apr - Sat 1 May 2021

19/33 19/26 19/29 31 22 42 27 33

Lake District

May 2021 Mon 3 - Sat 8 May 2021 Sun 16 - Thu 20 May 2021 Mon 17 - Fri 21 May 2021 Mon 24 - Fri 28 May 2021 Sun 30 May - Thu 3 Jun 2021 Mon 31 May - Fri 4 Jun 2021

June 2021 Sun 6 - Thu 10 Jun 2021 Sun 6 - Thu 10 Jun 2021 Sun 13 - Thu 17 Jun 2021 Mon 14 - Fri 18 Jun 2021 Sun 20 - Fri 25 Jun 2021 Sun 27 Jun - Thu 1 Jul 2021 Mon 28 Jun - Fri 2 Jul 2021

Eastbourne

July 2021 Sat 10 - Fri 16 Jul 2021 Sun 18 - Thu 22 Jul 2021 Sun 18 - Fri 23 Jul 2021 Sun 25 - Thu 29 Jul 2021

August 2021 Sun 1 - Thu 5 Aug 2021 Sun 8 - Thu 12 Aug 2021 Thu 12 - Mon 16 Aug 2021 Sun 22 - Thu 26 Aug 2021 Sun 29 Aug - Fri 3 Sep 2021

September 2021 Mon 6 - Fri 10 Sep 2021 Mon 6 - Fri 10 Sep 2021 Sun 12 - Fri 17 Sep 2021 Sun 12 - Thu 16 Sep 2021 Sun 19 - Fri 24 Sep 2021 Mon 20 - Fri 24 Sep 2021 Sun 26 - Thu 30 Sep 2021 Sun 26 - Thu 30 Sep 2021

Cardigan Bay

4 4 5 4 5 4 4 4

NEW Yorkshire’s ‘Grit & Grandeur’ - Coniston Hotel Castles & Gardens of Medieval Wales - Wild Pheasant Hotel Torquay Treats - Imperial Hotel, Torquay Isle of Wight Grand Designs - Royal Hotel, Ventnor Cardigan Bay & the West Wales Coast - Cliff Hotel Luxury Eastbourne - Hydro Hotel Salcombe, Kingsbridge & Dartmouth - Thurlestone Hotel Constable Country - Stoke by Nayland Hotel

40 41 28 30 42 31 27 32

4 4 4 4 4

Carlyon Bay Hotel, St Austell, Cornwall NEW Luxury Lake District - Belsfield Hotel, Bowness Falmouth & the Royal Duchy - Royal Duchy Hotel Mullion Cove & the Lizard Peninsula - Mullion Cove Hotel Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel

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October 2021

Isle of Wight

Enjoy more Luxury on our ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Great Breaks! Want to escape for just a couple of days? Why not try one of our fully escorted Luxury Traveller Great Breaks. Within a few hours, you could have escaped to the beautiful UK countryside, strolling along a seafront promenade, shopping in a medieval arcade or taking your seat at one of the special events we are featuring.

Below are some of our Luxury Traveller Great Breaks: → → → →

Sat 6 - Sun 7 Mar 2021: The Mountbatten Festival of Music | From £225 Sun 14 - Mon 15 Mar 2021: The Swan at Wells, with Tea & Evensong | From £259 Sun 14 - Mon 15 Mar 2021: Sidmouth & Clarks Village | From £149 Fri 30 Apr - Sun 2 May 2021: Luxury Traveller at the Imperial, Barnstaple | From £199

For more information, please request our Great Breaks Brochure.

2021 Luxury Traveller Departures

LUXURY TRAVELLER

Sun 3 - Thu 7 Oct 2021 Sun 3 - Thu 7 Oct 2021 Sun 10 - Thu 14 Oct 2021 Sun 17 - Thu 21 Oct 2021 Sun 17 - Thu 21 Oct 2021

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COVID-19 ASSURANCE - YOU ARE IN SAFE HANDS! At the time of writing this brochure, at the end of October 2020, we are still in the grip of this terrible pandemic. However, we very much hope that as winter progresses and we reach the spring of 2021, that restrictions will be lifted and we can all enjoy life, and holidays, more or less as we used to! However, we must remain vigilant throughout and we want to assure you that you are in safe hands when you travel on our holidays. We have a well-established COVID-19 risk assessment in place, as well as our detailed Safe Operating Procedure, the main points of this are detailed below: We’ll call you in the days prior to your holiday to check that you are well; and we’ll also check your temperature prior to boarding. If you do have a high temperature you may be requested not to travel, for the benefit of other passengers. Our travel insurance does provide full cover for such eventualities. We would appreciate that you wear a face covering when boarding and during all journeys, (except for passengers with exemptions).

Our couriers will wear a mask and will have antibacterial gel available. You will be requested please to sanitise your hands prior to boarding for all journeys.

Passengers who live together in the same household or are part of a social ‘bubble’ may sit together on a double seat. Where this occurs, the seat opposite, next to the aisle must not be used.

Please try to maintain 2 metre social distancing wherever possible during your holiday.

Our coaches, mini-buses and our ‘Comfort Stop’ are safe and sanitised with extensive and thorough cleaning.

Our drivers will ensure that his hands are sanitised at all times when handling your luggage.

Our coach air-conditioning systems have been upgraded to ensure the delivery of clean, filtered air, which helps to prevent the spread of germs.

We are also delighted to provide the following special new provisions: ၣ Social distancing on board – All our holidays will be operated by our ‘club class’ coaches,

COVID-19 ASSURANCE

with seating reduced from 49 to just 30 passengers. Our high back, front facing seats provide extra protection and all touch points are cleaned daily. ၣ Fully Flexible Bookings – You can transfer your deposit to another holiday completely free of charge at any time before the final payment date (this excludes travel insurance premiums as these are non-refundable). Conditions do apply for some holidays. And don’t forget that if you booked your holiday from the list provided back in July 2020 and the itinerary provided in this brochure is not what you were hoping for, then again, you can transfer to another holiday free of charge. ၣ Covid-19 Travel Insurance - If sadly, you have to miss your holiday due to having symptoms or being required to self-isolate, our travel insurance policy conditions and inclusions have been upgraded to include Covid: 19 cover. ၣ Door to Door Service - From 7 to 5 - Our mini-bus capacity is reduced to 5 passengers’ maximum, to enhance social distancing. Personalised one address pick-ups can also be arranged for a supplementary charge.

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As mentioned above, we very much hope that by summer 2021, this dreadful Pandemic will be over and that our lives and holidays can return more or less to normal. However the above provisions and of course any new requirements will remain in place until we are advised otherwise by our government!

Following the recent government guidelines (of October 2020) with regard to Tiers 1, 2 and 3; we are pleased to provide the following flexible arrangements: If you find yourself in a Tier 3 area and are unable to join us: You can transfer all monies paid to another Holiday free of charge. 2. If we have to cancel a holiday due to it going to a Tier 3 area: Again, you can transfer all monies paid to another Holiday – free of charge! 3. We need to reserve the right to cancel your Holiday at any time due to the loss of passengers residing in Tier 3 areas, (as in no. 1 above). Once again, all monies paid can be transferred to another holiday free of charge. 1.

(Please note with items 1, 2 and 3 above, that this provision excludes travel insurance premiums as these are non-refundable).

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Our updated travel insurance now provides cover for cancellation and curtailment due to illness caused by Coronavirus. At this difficult time we strongly recommend that customers do take out travel insurance.

Rest assured, you are in safe hands!


YOUR HOLIDAY PLANNER 2021 Date

Nights

Destination

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Theme

January 2021 Thu 21 - Mon 25 Jan Sun 24 - Thu 28 Jan

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Burns, Birds & Highland Beasties - Grant Arms, Grantown-on-Spey Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel

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Active Traveller

4 3 4 4 4 4 4

Eastbourne Super Singles - Langham Hotel NEW Snowdrops in Wiltshire - Angel Hotel Cornwall Winter Luxury - Carlyon Bay Llandudno ‘Food Glorious Food’ - Merrion Hotel Scottish ‘All Inclusive’ Snowdrop Experience - Winnock Hotel Sidmouth Singles - Kingswood & Devoran Winter Warmer in Falmouth - Royal Duchy

18 17 16 18 18 17 16

Singles Galore

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 6 4 4

Torquay & the English Riviera - Headland Hotel Relaxed Eastbourne - New Wilmington Hotel The Kent Coast & Bruges - Burlington Hotel, Folkestone NEW Luxury Lake District - Belsfield Hotel, Bowness Bideford & Delightful North Devon - Royal Hotel Relaxed Bournemouth - Hotel Miramar Relaxed Lake District - Skiddaw Hotel Edinburgh City Break - DoubleTree by Hilton, Edinburgh City Relaxed Sidmouth - Kingswood & Devoran Hotel Warners Bembridge, Isle of Wight NEW Historic Cheshire - Crewe Hall Hotel Historic Cities, Towns & Dockyards of Kent - Bridgewood Manor Llandudno & Great Little Trains of Snowdonia - Dunoon Hotel Smugglers in the West Country - Copthorne, Plymouth The Enchanting Isles of Scilly - Atlantic Inn (By Air) Relaxed Paignton - Redcliffe Hotel Shanklin & the Isle of Wight - Brunswick Hotel

62 74 75 38 61 69 80 93 67 53-55 36 76 89 60 57 64 71

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Cornish Gardens at Easter - Lanhydrock Hotel Easter in Hampshire - Solent Hotel Treasured Houses of Norfolk - Knights Hill Hotel Easter in Scotland ‘All Inclusive’ - Winnock Hotel Easter in Weymouth - Rex Hotel Easter in Lincolnshire - Olde Barn Hotel Easter in Falmouth - Membly Hall Hotel Luxury Easter in North Devon - Imperial Hotel Luxury Easter in Sidmouth - Victoria Hotel Llandudno & Celebrated Gardens of North Wales - Merrion Hotel The Bulbfields of Holland - Van Der Valk Hotel, Leusden Guernsey & Herm - Peninsula Hotel (By Air) The Brighton Belle - Old Ship Hotel The Palace Hotel Inverness ‘Diamond All Inclusive’ Luxury Eastbourne - The Hydro Hotel West Country ‘Rail & Sail’ - Royal York & Faulkner, Sidmouth The Bulbfields of Holland - Van Der Valk Hotel, Leusden Secrets of Jersey - Golden Sands Hotel (By Air) Mullion Cove & the Lizard Peninsula - Mullion Cove Hotel Cardigan Bay & the West Wales Coast - Cliff Hotel Great Gardens of Cornwall with Kitty Bellingham - Carlyon Bay The Kingdom of Northumbria - Millennium Copthorne, Newcastle Isle of Man (By Sea) - Empress Hotel The Enchanting Isles of Scilly - Atlantic Inn (By Air) Salcombe, Kingsbridge & Dartmouth - Thurlestone Hotel Relaxed Sidmouth - Kingswood & Devoran Hotel Treasured Houses of Norfolk - Knights Hill Hotel The Bulbfields of Holland - Van Der Valk Hotel, Leusden

19/59 19/70 19/33 19/94 19/68 19/78 19/58 19/26 19/29 19/88 19/111 52 73 100 31 66 111 51 22 42 43 86 56 57 27 67 33 111

4 4 5 4 4 4 6 5 18 5

The Kent Coast & Bruges - Dover Marina Hotel Relaxed Harrogate - Majestic DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel The Star Castle Hotel, Isles of Scilly (By Air) Devon Explorer - Best Western Tiverton Hotel NEW Cruising in Cardiff & Great Gardens of Wales - Copthorne Hotel Beaumaris & the Isle of Anglesey - Bulkeley Hotel The Enchanting Isles of Scilly - Atlantic Inn (By Air) Sandown & the Isle of Wight - Trouville Hotel Islands of the Mediterranean (Fred. Olsen Cruise S2109) Weymouth & the Jurassic Coast - Rex Hotel

February 2021 Mon 15 - Fri 19 Feb Thu 18 - Sun 21 Feb Sun 21 - Thu 25 Feb Mon 22 - Fri 26 Feb Mon 22 - Fri 26 Feb Wed 24 - Sun 28 Feb Sun 28 Feb - Thu 4 Mar

Singles Galore

Sidmouth

March 2021 Mon 1 - Fri 5 Mar Mon 1 - Fri 5 Mar Mon 1 - Fri 5 Mar Sun 7 - Thu 11 Mar Sun 7 - Thu 11 Mar Sun 7 - Thu 11 Mar Mon 8 - Fri 12 Mar Mon 8 - Fri 12 Mar Fri 12 - Tue 16 Mar Mon 15 - Fri 19 Mar Thu 18 - Sun 21 Mar Thu 18 - Sun 21 Mar Sun 21 - Thu 25 Mar Mon 22 - Fri 26 Mar Sat 27 Mar - Fri 2 Apr Sun 28 Mar - Thu 1 Apr Sun 28 Mar - Thu 1 Apr

Relaxed Traveller Luxury Traveller Relaxed Traveller Relaxed/Singles Relaxed Traveller

Bruges

Luxury Traveller Singles Galore

Relaxed Traveller

April 2021 Luxury Traveller Snowdon

Luxury Traveller Luxury Traveller

Luxury Traveller Falmouth

Singles Galore Luxury Traveller Luxury Traveller Active Traveller

Luxury Traveller Relaxed Traveller Luxury Traveller

Dartmouth

May 2021 Sat 1 - Wed 5 May Sun 2 - Thu 6 May Mon 3 - Sat 8 May Mon 3 - Fri 7 May Mon 3 - Fri 7 May Mon 3 - Fri 7 May Tue 4 - Mon 10 May Tue 4 - Sun 9 May Tue 4 - Sat 22 May Sun 9 - Fri 14 May

75 82 20 62 87 90 57 72 123 68

Relaxed Traveller Luxury Traveller

Relaxed Traveller

Cruise

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Isle of Wight

2021 HOLIDAY PLANNER

Thu 1 - Mon 5 Apr Thu 1 - Mon 5 Apr Thu 1 - Sun 4 Apr Thu 1 - Mon 5 Apr Fri 2 - Tue 6 Apr Fri 2 - Mon 5 Apr Mon 5 - Fri 9 Apr Mon 5 - Fri 9 Apr Mon 5 - Fri 9 Apr Mon 5 - Fri 9 Apr Thu 8 - Mon 12 Apr Sat 10 - Fri 16 Apr Sun 11 - Thu 15 Apr Sun 11 - Fri 16 Apr Mon 12 - Fri 16 Apr Tue 13 - Sat 17 Apr Thu 15 - Mon 19 Apr Sat 17 - Fri 23 Apr Sun 18 - Thu 22 Apr Sun 18 - Fri 23 Apr Sun 18 - Thu 22 Apr Mon 19 - Fri 23 Apr Thu 22 - Tue 27 Apr Fri 23 - Thu 29 Apr Sun 25 - Thu 29 Apr Sun 25 - Thu 29 Apr Mon 26 Apr - Sat 1 May Wed 28 Apr - Sun 2 May

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Date

Nights

Sun 9 - Sat 15 May Mon 10 - Fri 14 May Fri 14 - Tue 18 May Sat 15 - Sat 22 May Sun 16 - Thu 20 May Sun 16 - Fri 21 May Mon 17 - Fri 21 May Mon 17 - Fri 21 May Thu 20 - Mon 24 May Sun 23 - Thu 27 May Mon 24 - Fri 28 May Mon 24 - Fri 28 May Mon 24 - Fri 28 May Tue 25 - Sat 29 May Thu 27 - Mon 31 May Fri 28 - Mon 31 May Fri 28 May - Wed 2 Jun Sun 30 May - Thu 3 Jun Sun 30 May - Sat 5 Jun Mon 31 May - Fri 4 Jun

Destination

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Ireland’s Emerald Isle - Fitzgerald Woodland House Hotel, Adare Bluebell Glades in the Trossachs - Winnock Hotel Discovering Yorkshire - Queens Hotel, York Secrets of Jersey - Golden Sands Hotel (By Air) Romantic Journeys of North Norfolk - Pheasant Hotel Scarborough - The Red Lea Hotel Longridge Fell & the Forest of Bowland - Gibbon Bridge Hotel Torquay & the English Riviera - Howden Court Hotel Llandudno & Great Little Trains of Snowdonia - Dunoon Hotel Relaxed Lake District - Skiddaw Hotel Luxury Eastbourne - The Hydro Hotel Warners Nidd Hall, Nr Harrogate A Tayste of Scotland - Invercarse Hotel, Dundee Dorset - Birds Galore! - Heights Hotel, Isle of Portland Relaxed Falmouth - Falmouth Hotel NEW An Agatha Christie Weekend in Devon - Redcliffe Hotel Netherlands & Belgium City Break (Fred. Olsen Cruise M2112) Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel Relaxed Eastbourne - New Wilmington Hotel Luxury Scarborough - Crown Hotel

106 94 81 51 34 82 37 62 89 80 31 53-55 96 47 58 64 122 29 74 39

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Gentle Walking in the Southern Lake District - Monk Coniston Shanklin & the Isle of Wight - Brunswick Hotel Italy - Lake Molveno - Hotel du Lac Luxury Sidmouth - Victoria Hotel Constable Country - Stoke by Nayland Hotel Connemara, Galway & Westport - Clifden Station House Hotel Cornish Charm - Esplanade Hotel, Newquay Delightful Durham - Redworth Hall Hotel Relaxed Worthing - Chatsworth Hotel Rail & Sail in the Western Highlands - Winnock Hotel Guernsey & Herm - Peninsula Hotel (By Air) Saunton Sands & North Devon’s Atlantic Coast - Saunton Sands Clevedon & Secrets of Somerset NEW Cornwall’s Cities, Coast & Gardens - Alverton Hotel, Truro Warner’s Cricket St. Thomas Harrogate & the Yorkshire Dales - Crowne Plaza, Harrogate NEW Oban & the Enchanting Isles Secrets of Jersey - Golden Sands Hotel (By Air) Torquay Treats - Imperial Hotel, Torquay Weymouth & the Jurassic Coast - Rex Hotel The Kingdom of Northumbria - Millenium Copthorne, Newcastle Bournemouth & the New Forest - Marsham Court Hotel Germany & the Lowlands with Kiel Week - SeeMore (T2116) Concorde, Castles & Code Breakers - Huntingdon Marriott West Country ‘Rail & Sail’ - Royal York & Faulkner, Sidmouth Isle of Wight Grand Designs - Royal Hotel, Ventnor New Lanark Mill & the Falls of Clyde - New Lanark Mill Hotel Outstanding Northern Ireland NEW Yorkshire’s ‘Grit & Grandeur’ - Coniston Hotel Dawlish Delights - Langstone Cliff Hotel Romantic Highland Railways - Duke of Gordon Hotel

45 71 114 29 32 105 59 84 73 95 52 25 65 24 53-55 81 97 51 28 68 86 69 126 77 66 30 91 108 40 65 99

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France with the Seine & Bordeaux (Fred. Olsen Cruise T2117) NEW Bute to Skye on the Atlantic Coast Drive Relaxed Lake District - Skiddaw Hotel Torquay & Dartmoor - Livermead Cliff Hotel Tenby & the South Pembrokeshire Coast - Park Hotel Beaumaris & the Isle of Anglesey - Bulkeley Hotel NEW Quintessential Bournemouth - Carlton Hotel Llandudno & Great Little Trains of Snowdonia - Dunoon Hotel Ullapool & the Outer Hebrides Luxury Eastbourne - The Hydro Hotel The Brighton Belle - Old Ship Hotel Scarborough - The Red Lea Hotel Legends of the Lochs - Winnock Hotel Scenic Islands of the British Isles (Fred. Olsen Cruise T2118) Orkney Island Explorer - Stromness Hotel, Orkney Isle of Man (By Sea) - Empress Hotel Coins, Castles & the Brecon Beacons - Parkway Hotel, Cwmbran Versailles, Candelit Chateaux & Monet’s Garden - Novotel, Saclay Northern Norway with the Midnight Sun (Fred. Olsen Cruise M2117)

Theme

Luxury Traveller Luxury Traveller

Relaxed Traveller Luxury Traveller Killarney

Active Traveller Relaxed Traveller Cruise Luxury Traveller Relaxed Traveller Luxury Traveller

June 2021

2021 HOLIDAY PLANNER

Tue 1 - Sat 5 Jun Sat 5 - Sat 12 Jun Sat 5 - Mon 14 Jun Sun 6 - Thu 10 Jun Sun 6 - Thu 10 Jun Sun 6 - Sat 12 Jun Mon 7 - Fri 11 Jun Mon 7 - Fri 11 Jun Thu 10 - Mon 14 Jun Thu 10 - Tue 15 Jun Sat 12 - Fri 18 Jun Sun 13 - Thu 17 Jun Sun 13 - Thu 17 Jun Mon 14 - Fri 18 Jun Mon 14 - Fri 18 Jun Mon 14 - Fri 18 Jun Mon 14 - Fri 18 Jun Tue 15 - Tue 22 Jun Sun 20 - Fri 25 Jun Sun 20 - Fri 25 Jun Sun 20 - Fri 25 Jun Mon 21 - Fri 25 Jun Wed 23 Jun - Fri 2 Jul Thu 24 - Mon 28 Jun Sat 26 Jun - Thu 1 Jul Sun 27 Jun - Thu 1 Jul Sun 27 Jun - Thu 1 Jul Sun 27 Jun - Sat 3 Jul Mon 28 Jun - Fri 2 Jul Mon 28 Jun - Fri 2 Jul Mon 28 Jun - Fri 2 Jul

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Active Traveller

Torquay

Luxury Traveller Luxury Traveller

Relaxed Traveller

Luxury Traveller Luxury Traveller Saunton Sands

Luxury Traveller

Cruise

Luxury Traveller

Jurassic Coast

Luxury Traveller

July 2021 Fri 2 - Sun 11 Jul Sat 3 - Sat 10 Jul Sun 4 - Thu 8 Jul Mon 5 - Sat 10 Jul Mon 5 - Fri 9 Jul Mon 5 - Fri 9 Jul Thu 8 - Mon 12 Jul Thu 8 - Mon 12 Jul Fri 9 - Fri 16 Jul Sat 10 - Fri 16 Jul Sun 11 - Thu 15 Jul Sun 11 - Fri 16 Jul Sun 11 - Thu 15 Jul Sun 11 - Sat 24 Jul Mon 12 - Sun 18 Jul Tue 13 - Sun 18 Jul Thu 15 - Mon 19 Jul Thu 15 - Mon 19 Jul Fri 16 - Thu 29 Jul

122 97 80 63 87 90 70 89 101 31 73 82 95 121 102 56 88 109 124

Cruise Relaxed Traveller Singles Galore Relaxed Traveller Tenby A La Carte

Luxury Traveller

Cruise

Cruise

Versailles

We include our own Helpful & Attentive Couriers on all our UK Holidays


Date

Nights

Destination

Page

Theme

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Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel Cardigan Bay & the West Wales Coast - Cliff Hotel Durham’s Coastline & Castles - Hardwick Hall Hotel Warners Bodelwyddan Castle Bideford & Delightful North Devon - Royal Hotel Captivating Kent - Bridgewood Manor Hotel & Spa Relaxed Sidmouth - Kingswood & Devoran Hotel Great Yarmouth & the Norfolk Broads - Burlington Palm Hotel NEW Great Gardens & Historic Houses of Scotland’s Central Belt Isle of Wight - Diamond Isle Explorer - Channel View, Shanklin Gentle Walking in the Isle of Wight - Freshwater Bay The Enchanting Isles of Scilly - Atlantic Inn (By Air) NEW Wildlife in Pembrokeshire - Ivy Bush Hotel (with Ashley Grove)

29 42 85 53-55 61 75 67 78 96 72 45 57 48

Luxury Traveller Luxury Traveller

4 6 4 4 6 9 7 7 4 4 6 4 4 3 7 14 5 4 4 4 4 7 6 4 6 4 4 5 4 5 5 5 4 4

Picturebook North Devon - Imperial Hotel, Barnstaple 26 Falmouth - The Membly Hall Hotel 58 Relaxed Harrogate - Majestic DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel 82 Llandudno & Great Little Trains of Snowdonia - Dunoon Hotel 89 The Enchanting Isles of Scilly - Atlantic Inn (By Air) 57 Loughs, Isles & Iconic Sites of Ireland (Fred. Olsen Cruise M2119) 121 The Danube to Vienna & Budapest - MS Arena (Air/River Cruise) 118 Jersey Battle of Flowers - Monterey Hotel (By Air) 52 Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel 29 Select Hampshire - Solent Hotel 70 Sandown & the Isle of Wight - Trouville Hotel 72 Chester, Llandudno & A Mystery - Queens Chester 79 NEW Historic Houses & Glorious Gardens of North Staffordshire & Cheshire 35 Kynren - An Epic Tale of England - Redworth Hall Hotel 84 Shanklin & the Isle of Wight - Brunswick Hotel 71 Fjords & Icebergs of Remote Greenland (Fred. Olsen Cruise S2119) 1124 The Kingdom of Northumbria - Millenium Copthorne Newcastle 86 The Edinburgh Tattoo - Keavil House Hotel 92 Warners Gunton Hall Coastal Village, Suffolk 53-55 The Edinburgh Tattoo - Winnock Hotel 93 Relaxed Worthing - Chatsworth Hotel 73 Celtic Connections 103 Guernsey & Herm - Peninsula Hotel (By Air) 52 Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel 29 Relaxed Eastbourne - New Wilmington Hotel 74 Relaxed Lake District - Skiddaw Hotel 80 Relaxed North Devon - Park Hotel, Barnstaple 49 Torquay & Dartmoor - Livermead Cliff Hotel 63 The Isle of Arran & the Kintyre Peninsula - Kinloch Hotel 91 West Country ‘Rail & Sail’ - Royal York & Faulkner, Sidmouth 66 Delights of Devon & Cornwall (Fred. Olsen Cruise M2122) 121 Treasured Houses of Norfolk - Knights Hill Hotel 33 Dawlish Delights - Langstone Cliff Hotel 65 NEW The West Highland Way - Crianlarich Hotel 98

Luxury Traveller

Thu 2 - Thu 16 Sep Mon 6 - Fri 10 Sep Mon 6 - Fri 10 Sep Mon 6 - Fri 10 Sep Tue 7 - Fri 17 Sep Thu 9 - Mon 13 Sep Thu 9 - Mon 13 Sep Sat 11 - Tue 21 Sep Sun 12 - Fri 17 Sep Sun 12 - Thu 16 Sep Sun 12 - Fri 17 Sep Mon 13 - Fri 17 Sep Mon 13 - Fri 17 Sep Tue 14 - Sat 18 Sep Tue 14 - Tue 21 Sep Thu 16 - Mon 20 Sep Fri 17 - Wed 22 Sep Sat 18 - Sun 26 Sep Sun 19 - Fri 24 Sep Sun 19 - Thu 23 Sep

14 4 4 4 10 4 4 10 5 4 5 4 4 4 7 4 5 8 5 4

Rivers & Cities of France with Seville (Fred. Olsen Cruise M2123) NEW Yorkshire’s ‘Grit & Grandeur’ - Coniston Hotel Castles & Gardens of Medieval Wales - Wild Pheasant Hotel Clevedon & Secrets of Somerset Fairytale Castles & Railways of Transylvania (By Air) Relaxed Falmouth - Falmouth Hotel Looe & the Cornish Coast - Portbyhan Hotel Swedish Waterways & Delights of Denmark (Fred. Olsen Cruise T2122) Torquay Treats - Imperial Hotel, Torquay Isle of Wight Grand Designs - Royal Hotel, Ventnor Weymouth & the Jurassic Coast - Rex Hotel Norfolk Birds Galore! - Links Country Park Hotel (with Ashley Grove) Relaxed Paignton - Redcliffe Hotel Gentle Walking in the North York Moors - Larpool Hall Secrets of Jersey - Golden Sands Hotel (By Air) Beautiful Berkshire - Hilton Hotel, Bracknell Isle of Man (By Sea) - Empress Hotel Landscapes of the Dordogne Cardigan Bay & the West Wales Coast - Cliff Hotel Relaxed Bournemouth - Hotel Miramar

122 40 41 65 116 58 60 125 28 30 68 78 64 45 51 77 56 110 42 69

Sun 19 - Fri 24 Sep Mon 20 - Fri 24 Sep

5 4

A Touch of Class in Yorkshire - Gisborough Hall Hotel Luxury Eastbourne - The Hydro Hotel

83 31

July 2021 Sun 18 - Thu 22 Jul Sun 18 - Fri 23 Jul Sun 18 - Thu 22 Jul Mon 19 - Fri 23 Jul Mon 19 - Fri 23 Jul Thu 22 - Mon 26 Jul Fri 23 - Fri 30 Jul Sun 25 - Sat 31 Jul Sun 25 - Thu 29 Jul Mon 26 - Fri 30 Jul Tue 27 - Sat 31 Jul Wed 28 Jul - Tue 3 Aug Thu 29 Jul - Mon 2 Aug

Relaxed Traveller Singles Galore Luxury Traveller

Cardigan Bay

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We include a No Surcharge Guarantee on all Coach Holidays

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NEW Highland Heritage - Imperial Hotel, Fort William Llandudno & Great Little Trains of Snowdonia - Dunoon Hotel Sun-Kissed Sardinia - Hotel Porto Conte, Alghero (By Air) NEW Classical Rhine River Cruise - Amadeus Cara Relaxed Sidmouth - Kingswood & Devoran Hotel Salcombe, Kingsbridge & Dartmouth - Thurlestone Hotel Constable Country - Stoke by Nayland Hotel Scarborough - The Red Lea Hotel Isle of Wight - Diamond Isle of Explorer - Channel View, Shanklin The Kingdom of Northumbria - Millenium Copthorne Newcastle The Enchanting Isles of Scilly - Atlantic Inn (By Air) Discovering Yorkshire - Queens Hotel, York

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Killarney, the Ring of Kerry & Dublin - Killarney Plaza Hotel Carlyon Bay Hotel, St Austell, Cornwall NEW Luxury Lake District - Belsfield Hotel, Bowness The Austrian Tyrol - Neue Post Hotel, Mayrhofen Shanklin & the Isle of Wight - Brunswick Hotel Blackpool Illuminations - Imperial, Blackpool Uncrowded Baltic (Fred. Olsen Cruise T2124) Tastes & Flavours of Kent - Bridgewood Manor Hotel & Spa Wildlife on the Isles of Scilly - Star Castle Hotel (with Ashley Grove) Falmouth & the Royal Duchy - Royal Duchy Hotel Guernsey & Herm - Peninsula Hotel (By Air) Beaumaris & the Isle of Anglesey - Bulkeley Hotel Scotland’s Autumn Gold & the Enchanted Forest - Angus Hotel Cornish Charm - Esplanade Hotel, Newquay Relaxed Lake District - Skiddaw Hotel Valkenburg & the Three Countries Falmouth - The Membly Hall Hotel Relaxed Sidmouth - Royal York & Faulkner Hotel The Enchanting Isles of Scilly - Atlantic Inn (By Air) Mullion Cove & the Lizard Peninsula - Mullion Cove Hotel Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel NEW Ireland’s Ancient East - Riverside Park, Enniscorthy Torquay & the English Riviera - Howden Court Hotel Bournemouth & the New Forest - Marsham Court Hotel Sandown & the Isle of Wight - Trouville Hotel Secrets of Jersey - Golden Sands Hotel (By Air) The Palace Hotel Inverness ‘Diamond All Inclusive’ Smugglers in the West Country - Copthorne, Plymouth Relaxed Eastbourne - New Wilmington Hotel Discovering Lincolnshire - Olde Barn Hotel Solway Firth Wildlife Holiday - Cairndale Hotel (with Ashley Grove)

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Self-Drive Hotel Breaks - Make Your Own Way There We know that some customers prefer the flexibility of arriving at your hotel by car, allowing you to enjoy the freedom and flexibility to explore at your own pace. Therefore, we are pleased to be able to offer a £60 per person reduction off all mainland UK holidays featured in this brochure for those customers wishing to self-drive to their holiday destination. A coach seat will still be reserved for you for the duration of the holiday so you can still enjoy the full range of excursions listed in the itinerary; and of course the hotel accommodation will be included. Prices exclude any car parking charges that may be applicable at your selected hotel. Our friendly reservations team will be only too willing to assist you with your enquiry.

Book with Malvern World Travel 01684 562406


Joining our Holidays is EASY! Our Door to Door Service

Free Park & Ride - SAVE £25

We understand that you want total relaxation and peace of mind on your holiday and that’s why all our holidays include our FREE door to door home pick-up service.

Drop off and Collect - SAVE £25

You can also join our holidays by driving to our coach depot in Henleyin-Arden and leaving your car in our secure car park for the duration of your holiday. Our car park is secure and well lit, but of course all cars are parked at the owner’s risk.

‘Seat Only’ Bookings

Friends or family can drop you off at our depot in Henley-in-Arden and collect you again at the end of your holiday, and we’ll reduce the cost of your holiday by £25 per person.

Take advantage of our holidays to visit family and friends! Book a ‘Seat Only’ on any of our holidays as a means to travel to and from a resort. These can be booked from 8 weeks in advance of the departure date.

Seat Reservations & ‘Club Class’ Coach Travel For your comfort and relaxation ALL departures are operated by our own high specification ‘Club Class’ coaches. Each has extra passenger legroom, comfortable reclining seats, plus toilet and hot drinks as well as great sightseeing from the high passenger deck. Once booked, your seat number is reserved for the whole holiday. Please note that you are required by law to wear your seat belt at all times when the vehicle is in motion.

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Travel on our Great Breaks, Day Excursions and Express Excursions too!

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Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel Cardigan Bay & the West Wales Coast - Cliff Hotel Durham’s Coastline & Castles - Hardwick Hall Hotel Warners Bodelwyddan Castle Bideford & Delightful North Devon - Royal Hotel Captivating Kent - Bridgewood Manor Hotel & Spa Relaxed Sidmouth - Kingswood & Devoran Hotel Great Yarmouth & the Norfolk Broads - Burlington Palm Hotel NEW Great Gardens & Historic Houses of Scotland’s Central Belt Isle of Wight - Diamond Isle Explorer - Channel View, Shanklin Gentle Walking in the Isle of Wight - Freshwater Bay The Enchanting Isles of Scilly - Atlantic Inn (By Air) NEW Wildlife in Pembrokeshire - Ivy Bush Hotel (with Ashley Grove)

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Picturebook North Devon - Imperial Hotel, Barnstaple 26 Falmouth - The Membly Hall Hotel 58 Relaxed Harrogate - Majestic DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel 82 Llandudno & Great Little Trains of Snowdonia - Dunoon Hotel 89 The Enchanting Isles of Scilly - Atlantic Inn (By Air) 57 Loughs, Isles & Iconic Sites of Ireland (Fred. Olsen Cruise M2119) 121 The Danube to Vienna & Budapest - MS Arena (Air/River Cruise) 118 Jersey Battle of Flowers - Monterey Hotel (By Air) 52 Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel 29 Select Hampshire - Solent Hotel 70 Sandown & the Isle of Wight - Trouville Hotel 72 Chester, Llandudno & A Mystery - Queens Chester 79 NEW Historic Houses & Glorious Gardens of North Staffordshire & Cheshire 35 Kynren - An Epic Tale of England - Redworth Hall Hotel 84 Shanklin & the Isle of Wight - Brunswick Hotel 71 Fjords & Icebergs of Remote Greenland (Fred. Olsen Cruise S2119) 1124 The Kingdom of Northumbria - Millenium Copthorne Newcastle 86 The Edinburgh Tattoo - Keavil House Hotel 92 Warners Gunton Hall Coastal Village, Suffolk 53-55 The Edinburgh Tattoo - Winnock Hotel 93 Relaxed Worthing - Chatsworth Hotel 73 Celtic Connections 103 Guernsey & Herm - Peninsula Hotel (By Air) 52 Luxury Sidmouth - Belmont Hotel 29 Relaxed Eastbourne - New Wilmington Hotel 74 Relaxed Lake District - Skiddaw Hotel 80 Relaxed North Devon - Park Hotel, Barnstaple 49 Torquay & Dartmoor - Livermead Cliff Hotel 63 The Isle of Arran & the Kintyre Peninsula - Kinloch Hotel 91 West Country ‘Rail & Sail’ - Royal York & Faulkner, Sidmouth 66 Delights of Devon & Cornwall (Fred. Olsen Cruise M2122) 121 Treasured Houses of Norfolk - Knights Hill Hotel 33 Dawlish Delights - Langstone Cliff Hotel 65 NEW The West Highland Way - Crianlarich Hotel 98

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Rivers & Cities of France with Seville (Fred. Olsen Cruise M2123) NEW Yorkshire’s ‘Grit & Grandeur’ - Coniston Hotel Castles & Gardens of Medieval Wales - Wild Pheasant Hotel Clevedon & Secrets of Somerset Fairytale Castles & Railways of Transylvania (By Air) Relaxed Falmouth - Falmouth Hotel Looe & the Cornish Coast - Portbyhan Hotel Swedish Waterways & Delights of Denmark (Fred. Olsen Cruise T2122) Torquay Treats - Imperial Hotel, Torquay Isle of Wight Grand Designs - Royal Hotel, Ventnor Weymouth & the Jurassic Coast - Rex Hotel Norfolk Birds Galore! - Links Country Park Hotel (with Ashley Grove) Relaxed Paignton - Redcliffe Hotel Gentle Walking in the North York Moors - Larpool Hall Secrets of Jersey - Golden Sands Hotel (By Air) Beautiful Berkshire - Hilton Hotel, Bracknell Isle of Man (By Sea) - Empress Hotel Landscapes of the Dordogne Cardigan Bay & the West Wales Coast - Cliff Hotel Relaxed Bournemouth - Hotel Miramar

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A Touch of Class in Yorkshire - Gisborough Hall Hotel Luxury Eastbourne - The Hydro Hotel

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Cardigan Bay

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We include a No Surcharge Guarantee on all Coach Holidays

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YOUR EUROPEAN DESTINATION GUIDE

Dublin (107) Connemara (105) Clifden (105) Bunratty (106) Adare (106) HOLLAND - Leusden (Bulbfields) (19 - 111)

Killarney (106 - 107) Enniscorthy, Co. Wicklow (104) Guernsey (50 - 52) Jersey (50 - 51 - 52)

HOLLAND - Valkenburg (112) GERMANY - The Rhine (117)

LUXEMBOURG Vianden (112)

AUSTRIA - Vienna (122) FRANCE - Paris, Versailles, Giverny (109)

SLOVAKIA - Bratislava (118)

AUSTRIA - Mayrhofen / The Tyrol (113) HUNGARY - Budapest (118)

FRANCE - The Dordogne (110)

ITALY - Lake Molveno / Trento / Dolomites (114)

ROMANIA - Transylvania (116)

ITALY - Sardinia (115)

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Scenic Islands of the British Isles Delights of Devon and Cornwall Loughs, Isles & Iconic Sites of Ireland Netherlands & Belgium City Break France with the Seine & Bordeaux Rivers & Cities of France & Seville Islands of the Mediterranean Authentic Culture of Morocco Fjords & Icebergs of Remote Greenland Norwegian White Christmas Whales, Waterfalls & Volcanic Islands Swedish Waterways & Delights of Denmark Northern Norway with the Midnight Sun Uncrowded Baltic Germany & the Lowlands with Kiel Week

See pages 119 - 127 for more information on these cruises.

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories!

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Door to Door Holidays with

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Frequently Asked Questions Do you provide insurance?

Johnsons (Henley) Limited t/a Johnsons Coach Travel, Johnsons Coaches & Johnsons Quality Coach Travel is an Appointed Representative of ITC Compliance Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and which is permitted to advise on and arrange general insurance contracts.

Your Financial Security

For your peace of mind, JOHNSONS are Bonded Coach Holiday (BCH) members, which is a government approved scheme monitored and audited by the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT). This consumer protection scheme ensures that in relation to the coach package holidays described in this brochure, clients’ monies are protected by a Bond in the unlikely event of the Member’s insolvency. BCH operators are bound by rules and a code of conduct and must ensure that the terms of their trading charter are clear and reasonable. A copy of our Trading Charter is available online at www.johnsonscoaches.co.uk and will be forwarded to you with your holiday booking confirmation.

Can you guarantee requests with hotels?

Yes, at the time of booking please mention this to the Reservations Team who will call the hotel and if guaranteed, this will be stated on your confirmation.

Do you send payment reminders?

No, payment due dates are listed towards the bottom of your invoice or the payment parameters are listed on our booking terms & conditions leaflet.

When do we receive the final details of our holiday?

Your travel pack will be sent to you around a week to ten days prior to your departure date. This will include your accommodation details, pickup time and much more!

Do you book seats or do we swap during the holiday?

At the time of booking, you’ll be asked to book your seats. This seat will remain the same throughout the duration of your holiday unless otherwise discussed with a Johnsons Staff Member.

Do you allow Wheelchairs, Scooters or Walkers on your holidays?

On most of our holidays we will allow for mobility aids to be taken (see sections 20 & 21 of our Trading Charter). Some of our holidays are not suitable for those that struggle with walking, but this will be made clear in the brochure or prior to booking by the Reservations Team.

Do I need insurance for my holiday?

For all our UK holidays we recommend that you take out insurance, whether that be our policy or you take a policy out privately. For all other tours including flights, cruises and continental coach tours, travel insurance is a must, you cannot travel abroad with Johnsons without this. Again you can take out our policy or take a policy out privately.

Great for Groups

For every 22-40 full paying passengers, receive ONE FREE PLACE & ONE AT 50% DISCOUNT!

✓ For every 11-21 full paying passengers, receive ONE FREE PLACE!

If you are a group organiser and are interested in taking over one of the tour departures featured within this brochure then special group discounts apply:

For every 41 passengers or more, receive TWO FREE PLACES!

GENERAL INFORMATION

Discounts are only available for holidays included in this brochure.

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For any other Group enquiry or special tailor-made departure, please ring Malvern World Travel on 01684 562406

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Our UK & Continental Coach Holiday Collection

Vast natural beauty, charming towns, dramatic cities and centuries of history make the United Kingdom one of the most captivating holiday destinations in the world. At Johnsons we have put decades of travel experience into creating a range of exclusive tours which showcase the best of the UK – allowing you to explore the incredible environments waiting just beyond their doorstep.

Holiday Themes & Regions Winter Warmers 16-18 Luxury Traveller 19-42 Active Traveller 43-49 Channel Islands 50-52 Warner Leisure Holidays 53-55

England

Isle of Man 56 South West 57-68 South & South East 69-67 East Coast & Eastern 78 North West 79-80 Yorkshire & North East 81-86

Wales 87-90

Scotland 91-102 ✓ ✓ ✓

Door to Door Service Our own courier service ‘Luxury Traveller’ Coaches with ‘First Class’ seating on our Luxury Traveller tours OR Club Class Extra Legroom Coach on all other tours Half board Accommodation

Not Included: All Lunches, unless those stated. All Prices are per person All Departure & Return times quoted are approximate & may be subject to alteration.

Ireland 103-108

Continental 111-116

River Cruises 117-118

Fred. Olsen Cruises 119-127

West Bay

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories

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WINTER WARMERS When the days are short and the nights grow longer, join us for one of our great value British Winter breaks and enjoy the beauty of the UK in the ‘off-season’. Enjoy winter woodland walks, brisk strolls along miles of spectacular beaches, followed by a warming drink by the fires in the lounge or bar while taking afternoon tea... What better way to unwind and refresh the mind, body and soul?

CORNWALL WINTER LUXURY

As spring approaches take time out to indulge at the Carlyon Bay Hotel, near St Austell – A truly special hotel. Stunning views are to be had all year round, especially from the Bay View Restaurant. During your stay at Carlyon Bay, you can enjoy free use of the hotel’s stunning spa or relax in the lounge.

Indulgent Breaks with Brend Hotels

Included Excursions:

Monday – The Eden Project Tuesday – Mevagissey (Half Day) returning to the hotel for a Cornish cream tea! Wednesday - The Cathedral City of Truro

4 Nights From: £535 Carlyon Bay

Sun 21 - Thu 25 Feb 2021

£535

4 Nights

Departs 9.30am

Returns 4.30pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Double for Sole Use: £120 | Sea View: £40 Deluxe Sea View: £120 | Holiday Insurance: £28

WINTER WARMER IN FALMOUTH

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Cornish Cream Tea ✓ The Eden Project ✘ Not included: All lunches

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Monday – The Cathedral City of Truro Tuesday – A Day at leisure in Falmouth with a Cornish cream tea provided in the hotel. Wednesday – Trebah Gardens

✓ Look What’s Included

4 Nights From: £535

Falmouth

Departs 8.30am

Popular Favourite

Carlyon Bay Hotel, St Austell

The hotel is set in 300 acres of grounds overlooking St Austell Bay and has truly inspiring views. Bay View Restaurant, Bar and lounge, Spa bath, Sauna and Solarium.

Winter is the most mesmerising time of year with picturesque rolling waves, scenic crisp winter walks, beautiful gardens and spectacular storms, the Cornish coastline really does capture your imagination!

At the Royal Duchy Hotel

Sun 28 Feb - Thu 4 Mar 2021

Your Holiday Hotel

4 Nights Returns 5.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Inland Double for Sole Use: £120 | Sea View: £60 Superior Inland: £20 | Deluxe Room: £120 | Holiday Insurance: £28

£535

Your Holiday Hotel

The Royal Duchy Hotel

✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Cornish Cream Tea ✓ Trebah Gardens ✘ Not included: All lunches

Situated in an unrivalled location overlooking Falmouth Bay yet close to the alleyways and streets of Falmouth. This hotel offers the perfect stay for those wishing to relax whilst enjoying the finest modern cuisine. It may not suit some and traditional it is not, but the 2 AA Rosettes restaurant offer a luxurious and mouthwatering experience not to be hurried! Leisure facilities include sun terrace, This departure includes the £5 per person per day indoor swimming pool and snooker room. ‘Luxury Traveller’ Coach supplement.

Sightseeing Excursions are Included in the Price - On All Holidays!


LUXURY SIDMOUTH

John Betjeman once described Sidmouth as “a town caught still in a timeless charm” and today, Sidmouth still retains a ‘special’ elegance that understandably makes it our most popular seaside location.

At the Belmont

Included Excursions:

Monday - Seaton & Lyme Regis Tuesday - A day at leisure in Sidmouth Wednesday - Coldharbour Mill (Inc Guided Tour) - One of the oldest & best-preserved woollen mills complexes in the UK

4 Nights From: £499

Sidmouth

Sun 24 - Thu 28 Jan 2021

4 Nights

Departs 9.30am

£499

Returns 4.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Inland Double for Sole Use: £80 | Sea View: £40 Deluxe Sea View: £80 | Holiday Insurance: £28

SIDMOUTH SINGLES

Your Holiday Hotel

The Belmont Hotel, Sidmouth

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Drinks Reception on 1st night ✓ Cream Tea ✓ Guided tour of Coldharbour Mill. ✘ Not included: All lunches

A luxurious former Victorian summer residence, the hotel retains much of its tranquillity and charm. It stands at the end of Sidmouth’s striking esplanade and is just a short stroll from the town centre.

We are delighted to be returning to the lovely East Devon resort of Sidmouth and the excellent Kingswood & Devoran Hotel. The timeless holiday resort of Sidmouth offers beautiful gardens, leisurely walks, clean beaches and friendly shops all nestling beneath the majestic red cliff s and the green hills of the glorious Sid Valley.

Included Excursions:

Your Holiday Hotel

Thursday – The Cathedral City of Exeter Friday – A day at leisure in Sidmouth Saturday – Buckfast Abbey & the Dartmoor National Park

4 Nights From: £495 Sidmouth

Wed 24 - Sun 28 Feb 2021

4 Nights

Departs 9.30am

Popular Favourite

£495

Returns 4.30pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Sea View: £32 | Holiday Insurance: £28

The Kingswood & Devoran Hotel

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✘ Not included: All lunches

SNOWDROPS IN WILTSHIRE

Popular Favourite

One of our clients’ favourites and for over 50 years under the direct and careful management of its owners, the Seward family. The hotel enjoys a superb seafront location on the Esplanade with excellent sea views. Two sea view lounges and attractive dining room.

After the darkness of winter, snowdrops are a welcome and early sign that spring is on its way and where else better than to see their impressive swathes than on this delightful new Winter Warmer tour to Wiltshire. Located in the chalk downs between the borders of the Cotswold Hills and Somerset and Gloucestershire, we will see some of the UK’s finest displays of snowdrops and aconites.

3 Nights From: £449 Stonehenge

Thu 18 - Sun 21 Feb 2021

3 Nights

Departs 9.30am

Returns 5.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £90 | Holiday Insurance: £28

Discounts available for (NT) National Trust Members

£449

Thursday – En-route to our hotel we visit Painswick Rococco Garden, where 5 million snowdrops carpet the ground. The Garden is the UK’s only surviving complete rococo garden. Friday – We then travel on to Stonehenge, where you can see the new visitor centre, and you will be transported about 1.3 miles by shuttle bus to the mysterious prehistoric monument that is Stonehenge. Saturday – Lacock Abbey (NT) - The Your Holiday Hotel grounds of the abbey usually come to life with clusters of snowdrops during The Best Western Plus Angel Hotel, Chippenham February Sunday – On our return we visit the Georgian city of Bath

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 3 nights half board ✓ Entrances to Painswick Rococco Garden, Stonehenge & Lacock Abbey. ✘ Not included: All lunches

Situated in the very centre of Chippenham. Restaurant & bar facilities. Leisure facilities include indoor heated swimming pool. No lift but there are ground floor rooms and the remaining rooms are on two floors only. Please note some rooms may be allocated in the Courtyard Garden area, a few steps from the main building.

Book with Malvern World Travel 01684 562406

WINTER WARMERS

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EASTBOURNE SUPER SINGLES

The elegant seaside resort of Eastbourne has five miles of unspoilt beaches and palm tree lined promenade with exquisite floral and garden displays.

Included Excursions:

Tuesday - Regency Brighton Wednesday - Free Day in Eastbourne Thursday – Medieval Rye – A town ‘suspended in time’!

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4 Nights From: £439

✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Live entertainment on at least 3 nights

Eastbourne

Mon 15 - Fri 19 Feb 2021 Departs 9.00am

4 Nights

£439

✘ Not included: All lunches

Returns 4.30pm

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The Langham Hotel Eastbourne

Situated along Royal Parade on Eastbourne’s magnificent sea front with spectacular views across the bay – All rooms available for sole use.

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £28

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LLANDUDNO ‘FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD’

Staying at the popular Merrion Hotel Llandudno, this superb new themed break brings practical demonstrations and with wine- tasting in either the ballroom or restaurant in front of the open kitchens at 5.45pm each evening.

Included Excursions:

Tuesday - An excursion over the Menai Bridge to Llanfair PG then on to Caernarfon Wednesday – At leisure in Llandudno Thursday – Scenic drive via Betws-y-Coed to Llanberis in the heart of Snowdonia.

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4 Nights From: £479 Llandudno

Mon 22 - Fri 26 Feb 2021 Departs 9.30am

4 Nights

£479

Returns 4.30pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £28

WINTER WARMERS

SCOTTISH ‘ALL INCLUSIVE’ SNOWDROP EXPERIENCE

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✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Mon - Welcome drink, Chef Paul Bream will demonstrate how to cook local mussels ✓ Tue - Neil Evans will host a tasting of Port & Cheese ✓ Wed – Chef Gareth Bream will demonstrate how to prepare & cook broccoli soup ✓ Thu – Chef Samantha Russell will demonstrate how to prepare & cook a creamy raspberry mousse ✓ Nightly entertainment. ✘ Not included: All lunches

The Merrion Hotel, Llandudno The Merrion is one of Llandudno’s principal hotels and is situated in a prime position on the resort’s promenade, overlooking the Victorian Pier and the magnificent sweep of Llandudno Bay.

Enjoy a 4-Night break at the popular Winnock , exploring the area and culminating in a delightful visit to see the snowdrops.

Included Excursions:

Tuesday – The Trossachs, Aberfoyle, Loch Katrine (Inc light lunch at the Brenachoile Restaurant), Killin & the Falls of Dochart Wednesday – Loch Lomond, then via ‘Rest & Be Thankful’ to Inveraray (Inc Packed Lunch) Thursday - Duntreath Castle to see the snowdrop carpet with morning coffee, homebaking and a guided tour by Lady Edmonstone Your Holiday Hotel

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4 Nights From: £439

Duntreath Castle

Mon 22 - Fri 26 Feb 2021 Departs 7.00am Supplements Single Room: £68 | Holiday Insurance: £28

4 Nights Returns 7.00pm

£439

✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Glass of wine with dinner ✓ Light lunches or packed lunches between Tuesday to Thursday ✓ Entertainment programme including a full Scottish Show on one evening ✓ Free bar between 7.30pm-10.00pm each night on selected brands ✓ A visit to Duntreath Castle with tea & home-baking. ✘ Not included: Lunches on Monday & Friday

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories

Winnock Hotel, Drymen Situated on the pretty village green in the conservation village of Drymen, located in the heart of the beautiful Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.


Easter Collection 2021

Enjoy an ‘Egg-cellent’ Easter Holiday with Johnsons Coaches! Easter in Falmouth

Cornish Gardens at Easter

Membly Hall Hotel, Falmouth Mon 5 - Fri 9 Apr 2021 4 Nts DBB Prices from £459 Includes: ✓ St Ives (Inc train from St Erth) ✓ Truro For Full details please see page 58

Lanhydrock Hotel & Golf Club, Nr Bodmin Thu 1 - Mon 5 Apr 2021 4 Nts DBB Prices from £599 Includes: ✓ Knightshayes (NT) ✓ The Lost Gardens of Heligan & Mevagissey ✓ Lanhydrock House (NT) & the Bodmin & Wenford Railway ✓ Truro & Trelissick Gardens (NT) ✓ Mount Edgcumbe House & Gardens

For full details please see page 59

Luxury Easter at Sidmouth

Easter in Weymouth

The Victoria Hotel, Sidmouth Mon 5 - Fri 9 Apr 2021 4 Nts DBB Prices from £685

Hotel Rex, Weymouth Fri 2 - Tue 6 Apr 2021 4 Nts DBB Prices from £529

Includes: ✓ Bicton Park Botanical Gardens & the East Devon Heritage Coast to Exmouth ✓ Lyme Regis.

For full details please see page 29

Includes:

✓ Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens & West Bay ✓ The Isle of Purbeck, including the Swanage Railway, returning via Poole

For full details please see page 68

Treasured Houses of Norfolk

Easter in Lincolnshire

Best Western Plus Knights Hill Hotel, South Wootton Thu 1 - Sun 4 Apr 2021 3 Nts DBB Prices from £529

The Olde Barn Hotel, Grantham Fri 2 - Mon 5 Apr 2021 3 Nts DBB Prices from £399

Includes: ✓ Stamford ✓ Holkham Hall (Including a Cream Tea) ✓ Sandringham House & Gardens ✓ Ely

For full details please see page 33

Includes: ✓ Melton Mowbray ✓ Spalding, Springfields Garden Centre & Belton House (NT) ✓ Lincoln including a cruise from Brayford Wharf.

For full details please see page 78

Luxury Easter in North Devon The Imperial Hotel, Barnstaple Mon 5 - Fri 9 Apr 2021 4 Nts DBB Prices from £619 Includes:

✓ RHS Rosemoor Gardens ✓ Barnstaple’s historic Pannier Market & Woolacombe ✓ Hartland Abbey

(Including Guided Tour & Cream Tea)

For full details please see page 26

Easter in Hampshire

Fareham, Portsmouth & the Isle of Wight

The Solent Hotel, Fareham Thu 1 - Mon 5 Apr 2021 4 Nts DBB Prices from £589

Includes: ✓ Winchester ✓ Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard (Including an ‘All Attractions’ ticket ✓ Day excursion to the Isle of Wight ✓ The New Forest & Buckler’s Hard.

For full details please see page 70

Llandudno

& Celebrated Gardens of North Wales

The Merrion Hotel, Llandudno Mon 5 - Fri 9 Apr 2021 4 Nts DBB Prices from £599 Includes:

✓ Powis Castle (NT) ✓ Portmeirion Italianate Village ✓ Bodnant Garden (NT) ✓ Anglesey,

including Plas Newydd (NT) & Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens ✓ Ness Botanic Gardens.

Easter Scottish ‘All Inclusive’

The Bulbfields of Holland

All tours include:

Winnock Hotel, Drymen Thu 1 - Mon 5 Apr 2021 4 Nts DBB Prices from £549

Van der Valk Hotel, Leusden Thu 8 - Mon 12 Apr 2021 4 Nts DBB Prices from £659

Includes: ✓ Loch Lomond, Rest and Be Thankful & Inveraray ✓ The Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh ✓ The Queen Elizabeth Forest Park & the Trossachs

Includes: ✓ Keukenhof Gardens ✓ Amsterdam (Inc a Canal Cruise) ✓ Zaanse Schans & Volendam

✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ Half Board accommodation (unless stated as ‘All-Inclusive’) ✓ Excursions & admissions where stated

& a ‘ Taste of Scotland’

For full details please see page 94

For full details please see page 111

Our Easter Collection at a glance!

EASTER 2021

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THE STAR CASTLE HOTEL, ISLES OF SCILLY Outstandingly beautiful & unspoilt

5 Nights From: £1179 Tresco

Located on St Mary ’s, the largest island in the Isles of Scilly archipelago, the 4-star Castle Hotel is just a short 5-minute walk from Hugh Town. Nestling on the Garrison, it offers breathtaking views of the surrounding islands. Where we’ ll discover stunning silvery white beaches, translucent turquoise seas and a rugged coastline bounded by golden gorse - this charming landscape, warmed by the breezes of the Gulf Stream, is the ideal escape for leisurely walking, peace and relaxation.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We transfer to Land’s End Airport for our short 20-minute flight to St Mary’s on the beautiful Isles of Scilly. Upon arrival we continue to our hotel for our five-night stay. Tuesday - Friday At leisure in St Mary’s. During our stay we include 3 excursions which will enable you to uncover the unique character and beauty of this archipelago.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ 5 nights half board ✓ Cream Tea ✓ Return flights ✓ All coach transfers ✓ Guided walking tour of St Mary’s ✓ Boat trip to the Island of Tresco and entrance to the Abbey Gardens ✓ Boat trip to St Martin or St Agnes ✘ Not included: All lunches

Included Excursions

Walking tour of St Mary ’s – A full-day guided walking tour of St Mary’s, taking in Hugh Town, Harry’s Wall, Lower Moors and the Old Town. For the more active walker we also include visits to Peninnis Head and Buzza Hill. Tresco – A crossing to the second largest island, Tresco, for a visit to the world famous Tresco Abbey Gardens. Established in the ruins of a Benedictine priory, they contain plants found nowhere else in Britain. St Martin’s or St Agnes – A full day trip to the island of St Martin’s with its beautiful beaches and scenery OR St Agnes, which is only a mile wide. You then continue to the outer isles to view colonies of wild seals and birdlife. The days on which the excursions will operate is weather dependant and will be at the discretion of the hotel. Saturday We return to the mainland where our coach will be waiting to whisk you homeward.

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The Star Castle Hotel, St Mary’s

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This Grade I listed, family run hotel, is located on the Garrison a short walk from the centre of St Mary’s and the harbour, commanding breathtaking views of the stunning archipelago. With 38 bedrooms, the hotel boasts traditional 16th century castle accommodation within 3 acres of secluded gardens. Facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, conservatory and 2 award-winning restaurants. There is also a lounge for teas, coffees and cream teas. Mobility Grade: 2 – It is a steep walk to the castle. There are nine steps to the main entrance and many unavoidable steps throughout the hotel and grounds. There are many bedrooms on the ground, however we do not recommend this hotel for those with impaired or reduced mobility. Mon 3 - Sat 8 May 2021 Departs 7.00am

5 Nights

£1179

Returns 6.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £29 Please note that mini coaches are used for island transfers and that our excursions to Tresco and St Martins or St Agnes involve transportation by boat. Therefore, due to the nature of this holiday, customers with mobility difficulties may be limited in their enjoyment. Also please remember that all air and sea journeys are weather permitting and that the itinerary may have to be varied for weather and tidal conditions. Please note that transfers to/from Land’s End will be via one of our extra legroom ‘Club Class’ coaches.

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FALMOUTH & THE ROYAL DUCHY

Sumptuous luxury rooms & exquisite fine dining

4 Nights From: £715 Pendennis Castle, Falmouth

Falmouth, the main resort of the South Cornish Riviera, has won popularity with its visitors that extends throughout the year. It boasts one of the highest average sunshine records in Britain and the gardens have a profusion of sub-tropical plants. Falmouth has a marvellous harbour for a range of boats from yachts to large ocean going ships, overlooked by Pendennis Castle, one of Henry VIII’s forts. Along the main high street there are quaint old shops standing beside famous stores, and as you walk along you will catch glimpses of the colourful harbour through the picturesque alleyways.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday After being collected from your home, we travel to Falmouth with comforts stops as required and a main stop for lunch before arriving late afternoon with time to relax before dinner. Monday A day in Falmouth today. After your full breakfast we shall transfer you to the town quay where we have arranged for a 2 hour river cruise charter with commentary exploring the beautiful scenery and wildlife along the Fal River. Free time to explore the town or you may like to return to the hotel. Plenty of great pubs, cafes and restaurants to discover in the centre of town. Tuesday This morning we visit one of the most mysterious estates in England. The former Tremayne Estate is home to the extraordinary Lost Gardens of Heligan, which have been remarkably restored to their former glory over the last thirty years. We continue to Truro, Cornwall’s Cathedral City. Wednesday Today we are immersed in the beauty of Cornwall’s west coast as we take in the spectacular golden sands and seascapes as we travel along the St Ives Bay Line. After free time in the picturesque town of St Ives, we continue by coach around Cape Cornwall, seeing legendary Land’s End and Penzance, where romantic St Michael’s Mount enchants from the sea. Thursday After breakfast we depart our hotel, returning home in the afternoon.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Cornish Cream Tea ✓ 2-Hr River Cruise ✓ The Lost Gardens of Heligan ✓ Easy access train ride from St Erth to St Ives ✘ Not included: All lunches

Lost Gardens of Heligan

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Situated in an unrivalled location overlooking Falmouth Bay yet close to the alleyways and streets of Falmouth. This hotel offers the perfect stay for those wishing to relax whilst enjoying the finest modern cuisine. It may not suit some and traditional it is not, but the 2 AA Rosettes restaurant offer a luxurious and mouthwatering experience not to be hurried! Leisure facilities include sun terrace, indoor swimming pool and snooker room. Mobility Grade: 4 – Cliff top position with Isolated steps throughout. Lift & disabled access.

Sun 10 - Thu 14 October 2021 Departs 9.30am

4 Nights

£715

Returns 5.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Inland Double for Sole Use: £160 | Sea View: £80 | Superior Inland: £40 Deluxe Room: £160 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour).

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MULLION COVE & THE LIZARD PENINSULA

VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BY MALVERN WORLD TRAVEL

Discover the secret

4 Nights From: £699 The Lizard Peninsula

In a ‘ World of its Own’, the Mullion Cove Hotel is a celebration of quality, style and service. Combining traditional values with modern amenities in a simply unrivalled coastal setting situated on the Lizard Peninsula in South Cornwall, the hotel stands on the cliff top overlooking the harbour and fishing cove with uninterrupted sea views.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We travel south, arriving at our hotel during the afternoon. Relax, settle in and enjoy a drinks reception before our first delicious evening meal. Monday After breakfast we travel to St Erth where we board the local train for the short journey to St Ives. Here we discover one of Cornwall’s best loved resorts with its cobbled streets, winding alleyways, historic harbour and quaint fisherman’s cottages. A mecca for artists for many years, the town is home to the Tate Gallery St. Ives. Tuesday We visit Porthleven – a historic and picturesque fishing harbour overlooking Mounts Bay. We continue to Marazion, set on the shores of Mount Bay with its clean sandy beaches and stunning views towards Lizards Peninsula. Here, the more energetic can visit St Michael’s Mount, alternatively, why not relax and soak up one of the finest views in the country. We return to our hotel in the afternoon for a cream tea. Wednesday This Morning our excursion takes us to St. Mawes, situated on the Roseland Peninsula. A picturesque harbour with whitewashed houses is guarded by Henry VIII’s cloverleaf shaped St. Mawes Castle. Later we visit Trelissick Garden (NT). Situated on a peninsula with commanding magnificent views over the Fal Estuary, Trelissick surely has one of the best natural settings of any estate in the country. There are 30 acres of garden to explore, with a fine collection of hydrangeas, rhododendrons and ginger lilies, together with woodland plants and herbaceous borders that provide year-round colour and interest. Thursday After breakfast we depart our hotel, returning home in the afternoon.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Cornish Cream Tea ✓ Easy access train ride from St Erth to St Ives ✓ Trelissick Gardens (NT). ✘ Not included: All lunches

Porthleven Pier

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A unique and elegant destination on the Lizard Peninsula, the Mullion Cove Hotel features an AA Rosette-winning restaurant and offers spectacular sea views. Atlantic View Restaurant, Art-Deco inspired Bar, 3 lounges, Garden & Terrace. Mobility Grade: 4 – All ground floor facilities are on one level with lift access to all floors. The immediate locality is level, although the hotel does command a cliff top position.

Sun 18 - Thu 22 April 2021

4 Nights

£699

Sun 17 - Thu 21 October 2021

4 Nights

£725

Departs 8.00am (Apr) 9.30am (Oct)

Returns 5.00pm (Apr) 4.00pm (Oct)

Supplements Doubles for Sole Use: £100 | Sea View: £90 | Side Sea View: £40 | Premier Sea View: £130 Cove View Suite: £170 | Holiday Insurance: £28 (Apr) £29.50 (Oct) These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Discounts Available for (NT) National Trust Members

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CARLYON BAY HOTEL, ST AUSTELL

Poldark & the Cream of Cornwall

4 Nights From: £699 Padstow Harbour

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday A comfortable journey south, pausing for lunch en-route. Settle in and enjoy a drinks reception before taking your place in the restaurant to enjoy first class cuisine. Monday Today, we visit the Lost Gardens of Heligan for a guided tour. There is so much to see in this secret kingdom including a sub-tropical jungle, vegetable, flower & fruit gardens and the ‘Lost Valley’. Later we continue to picture postcard fishing village of Mevagissey where pubs, cafes, galleries and shops cluster around the harbour walls and line the pretty streets. We return to our hotel for a sumptuous Cornish cream tea! Tuesday We enjoy a full day with a blue badge guide for our Poldark themed tour taking in many of the places and inspirations for Winston Graham’s novel. We include the unspoilt harbour at Charlestown and capture the sheer beauty of the Cornish Coast with its turquoise water, secret coves that conjure up images of smugglers and pirates. Wednesday Our excursion today takes us to the lovely harbour town of Padstow, renowned for Rick Stein’s fish restaurant. Later we make our way to Tintagel, steeped in legend and mystery and said to be the birthplace of King Arthur. You might like to go to the visitor centre, King Arthur’s Halls or the castle itself (entry not included). On our return to our hotel, we pause in Boscastle. Its Elizabethan quay sits in an impressive amphitheatre of steep cliffs and is home to quaint stone-built cottages, shops and tea-rooms. Thursday After breakfast we depart our hotel returning home during the afternoon.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Cornish Cream Tea ✓ Guided tour of the Lost Gardens of Heligan ✓ Blue Badge Poldark themed tour. ✘ Not included: All lunches

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With its extraordinary location, Carlyon Bay is a truly special hotel. Stunning views are to be had all year round, especially from the Bay View Restaurant. During your stay at Carlyon Bay, you can enjoy free use of the hotel’s stunning spa or relax in the lounge.

Tintagel

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The hotel is set in 300 acres of grounds overlooking St Austell Bay and has truly inspiring views. Bay View Restaurant, Bar and lounge, Spa bath, Sauna and Solarium. Mobility grade: 4. Locality - fairly level. Hotel – minor steps to main entrance with ramp alternative. Lift to all floors.

Sun 3 - Thu 7 October 2021 Departs 9.00am

4 Nights

£699

Returns 6.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Double for Sole Use: £160 | Sea View: £80 Deluxe Sea View: £160 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour). Mevagissey

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CORNWALL’S CITIES, COAST & GARDENS NEW TOUR

4 Nights From: £785 St Michael’s Mount

This new tour is based in Truro, Cornwall’s charming capital. Cornwall’s only city is blessed with many historic buildings, picturesque gardens and a pleasant shopping centre. Enjoying the warmth of the Gulf Stream, the magical gardens in Cornwall are home to a wealth of exciting, rare and beautiful plants and trees. From wild woodland to neatly manicured lawns, from the small and unusual to the large and famous.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday After being collected from your home, we travel to Truro with comforts stops as required and a main stop for lunch before arriving late afternoon at the Alverton Hotel with time to relax before dinner. Tuesday Today, at Leisure to explore the delights of Truro or relax in the beautiful surroundings at the hotel. The bustling city of Truro has lots to offer with its flowing rivers picturesque streets 18th and 19th century town houses and magnificent cathedral that dominates the city. Today is an opportunity to take a beautiful river trip on the River Fal from Truro. Wednesday Full day tour via Marazion for some fine views of St Michael’s Mount before arriving in Penzance with its long sweeping promenade. On then to St Erth where we board the local train for the short journey to St Ives. Here we discover one of Cornwall’s best loved resorts with its cobbled streets, winding alleyways, historic harbour and quaint fisherman’s cottages. A mecca for artists for many years, the town is home to the Tate Gallery St. Ives. Thursday Today we travel to Falmouth. Strolling the bustling cobbled streets visit Falmouth’s charming mix of shops, from specialist outlets to well known high street names and art galleries. Try not to miss the chance to visit the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth. On then to Trebah Gardens a sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop. Trebah offers visitors a year round experience. There is a colourful array of 100-year-old rhododendrons, magnolias and camellias a giant gunnera, whilst Hydrangea Valley casts clouds of china blue and soft white across Mallard Pond. Friday After breakfast we depart our hotel, returning home in the afternoon.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Cornish Cream Tea ✓ Easy access train ride from St Erth to St Ives ✓ Entrance to Trebah Gardens. ✘ Not included: All lunches

Trebah Gardens

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The Alverton Hotel, Truro

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Open the old oak doors and step into this hidden secret , located at the very heart of the city! The Alverton Hotel offers unrivalled hospitality, luxurious rooms and two AA rosette-worthy food – all within easy walking distance of everything that Truro has to offer. This four-star hotel is a historic Grade II listed building. Previously a convent it is completely original with its own bell tower, arched mullioned windows, ivy clad walls and curved archways uncovering hidden hideaways offering a unique charm that makes staying here a real experience. Mobility Grade: 3 – The hotel has three ground floor rooms. Restaurant & bar are situated on the ground floor and there is a ramp giving easy success to the outside terrace area. Mon 14 - Fri 18 June 2021 Departs 9.00am

4 Nights

£785

Returns 5.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £130 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

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SAUNTON SANDS

& North Devon’s Atlantic Coast

4 Nights From: £769 Saunton Sands

The Saunton Sands hotel is a classic 4-star luxury Brend Hotel overlooking three miles of Atlantic facing golden sands backed by some of the highest sand dunes in the country. Popular with surfers it is one of the biggest gems in the North Devon crown.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We travel south, making a suitable lunch stop en-route, arriving at our hotel midafternoon. Relax, settle in and enjoy a drinks reception before our first delicious evening meal. Monday This morning we journey to the pretty harbour town and seaside resort of Ilfracombe. Here we include a spectacular ‘Exmoor Cliff s Cruise’ aboard the Ilfracombe Princess. Lasting 90 minutes, we sail through an area of outstanding natural beauty discovering some of the highest cliffs in England, lighthouses, mines and immense seascapes. With regular sightings of seals, dolphins and nesting birds and the spectacular Sherracombe Falls – you may want to bring your binoculars! Tuesday We head first to Arlington Court (NT) - an unexpected jewel on the edge of Exmoor! This delightful house, is set in extensive parkland with lovely gardens and is home to a collection of treasures for all tastes, from model ships to shells, collected over several generations. The house itself, built in 1823 and extended in 1860, has an austere facade. However, inside the cosy rooms purvey a homely, family atmosphere. We also visit the Carriage Museum with its impressive collection of horse-drawn vehicles, here we have included a cream tea. Wednesday Today we visit Dartington Crystal, where we will be given a brief introduction to the Dartington Crystal experience, followed by the chance to see some of the exhibits in the visitor centre, where we will also be able to see the glassblowers at work. Next, we visit Rosemoor Gardens (RHS) where a member of staff will give you a talk on the history of the garden how it was developed, and its plans for the future. There will be ample time to stroll around the enchanted gardens which are one of the top RHS gardens in the country, set in the Torridge Valley. Thursday After breakfast we depart our hotel and after making a suitable stop for lunch en-route we arrive home in the afternoon.

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✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Ilfracombe Princess ‘Exmoor Cliffs Cruise’ ✓ Arlington Court & Carriage Museum Tour (NT) with a Cream Tea ✓ Dartington Crystal & RHS Rosemoor ✘ Not included: All lunches

Rosemoor Gardens

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This elegant, four-star art deco hotel has a spectacular setting overlooking one of the finest beaches in Devon – an idyllic three-mile stretch of smooth golden sands. Restaurant, Café, Bar, Lounges, Snooker/Billiards, Leisure Complex with Sauna, Solarium, Gymnasium & Beauty Salon/Manicure. Mobility Grade: 3 –Seafront location with public rooms and bedrooms on different levels, however all floors are served by a lift.

Sun 13 - Thu 17 June 2021 Departs 9.00am

4 Nights

£769

Returns 5.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Inland Double for Sole Use: £180 | Sea View: £80 Deluxe Room: £140 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour). Discounts available for (NT) National Trust & RHS Members.

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THE IMPERIAL HOTEL, BARNSTAPLE Picturebook North Devon

4 Nights From: £619 Barnstaple

Beautiful, wild, green North Devon. This corner of the south-west epitomises unspoiled rural England, with narrow lanes and a rugged coastline dotted with fishing villages. Memories are made here, as signs of spring begin to appear everywhere; there are spring flowers galore, and the sound of new born lambs is starting to be heard.

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 We travel south, making a suitable lunch stop en-route, arriving at our hotel mid-afternoon. Relax, settle in and enjoy a drinks reception before our first delicious evening meal. Day 2 We visit RHS Rosemoor Gardens. This 40-acre garden, lying in the Torridge Valley, close to Great Torrington, offers a something for all garden lovers: * The mature Lady Anne’s Garden and its adjacent arboretum * Formal gardens * Rock gorge * Stream & bog gardens * Enchanting lake * 200 variety of roses * Colour themed gardens * Herb garden & potager * Extensive herbaceous borders * Cottage garden * Foliage & plantsman’s garden * Fruit & vegetable garden. Day 3 In the morning we are free to enjoy the old-world charm and friendly atmosphere of Barnstaple’s historic Pannier Market. Today’s market specialises in antiques and collectibles. In the afternoon, we visit the charming village of Woolacombe, where magnificent scenery meets the swell of the Atlantic waves along the spectacular North Devon coast. Return to our hotel for evening dinner. Day 4 Today we enjoy a visit to Hartland Abbey, the cherished home of the Stucley family with treasures and memorabilia collected over many generations. (Guided Tour & Cream Tea included). The beautiful 18th century walled and woodland gardens, the walks and the parkland provide visitors with extensive grounds through which to wander and enjoy the stunning valley leading down to the rugged Atlantic cove and cottage at Blackpool Mill. Day 5 After breakfast we depart our hotel and after making a suitable stop for lunch en-route we arrive home in the afternoon.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Entrance to RHS Rosemoor Gardens ✓ Guided tour of Hartland Abbey with included cream tea. ✘ Not included: All lunches

RHS Rosemoor Gardens

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The Imperial Hotel, Barnstaple

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Located 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, the Imperial has become a firm favourite of our clients. Restaurant, ‘Colours’ Bar, Comfortable Lounge, Garden Terrace. Mobility Grade: 4 – Locality flat. Hotel: Public areas level. Lift to all floors.

EASTER Mon 5 - Fri 9 April 2021

4 Nights

£619

Sun 1 - Thu 5 August 2021

4 Nights

£689

Departs 10.30am (Both Dates)

Returns 3.30pm (Apr) 4.00pm (Aug)

Supplements Single Room: Nil | River View: £100 | River View Deluxe: £140 Inland Double for Sole Use: £100 | Holiday Insurance: £28 (Apr) £29.50 (Aug) These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Reductions available for RHS Members

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THURLESTONE HOTEL

Salcombe - Kingsbridge - Dartmouth

4 Nights From: £765 Dartmouth

Overlooking the beautiful coast of South Devon, the 4-star Thurlestone Hotel is a lovely destination for a relaxing break . It is the oldest family run hotel in the UK , being owned by the Grose family since 1896. Welcoming all, the hotel’s picturesque setting, with its breathtaking scenery, is a perfect base for a short break where you can simply unwind.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We travel south, arriving at Kingsbridge during the afternoon, and the short onward transfer to our hotel. Relax, settle in and enjoy a drinks reception before our first delicious evening meal. Monday After breakfast we transfer to Kingsbridge before continuing to the seafaring port of Dartmouth, with its imposing Royal Naval College. Here, we include a scenic Dart River Cruise, so sit back, relax and enjoy the wonderful scenery. We return via Start Bay passing the shingle beaches of Slapton Sands to Torcross, where we can discover the Sherman Tank Memorial – a memorial to the 749 American Servicemen who lost their lives during the D-Day Landing rehearsals. Tuesday A morning excursion to nearby Salcombe, a beautiful coastal town sitting on the Salcombe estuary. The town is full of pretty boutique shops, where you will find high street brands and independent producers, as well as art galleries and gift shops. We return for a leisurely afternoon at our hotel where a cream tea will be served. Wednesday Today our excursion takes us to Saltram (NT) – a magnificent Georgian mansion with tranquil parkland and gardens. One of the Trust’s hidden treasures, Saltram makes for a perfect day out – situated so close to Plymouth and yet in a world of its own! The magnificent house with its original contents gives a fascinating insight into the rich and sophisticated country-estate life. Thursday After breakfast we depart our hotel, returning home in the afternoon.

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The hotel is a luxurious, classic, family-run four-star country hotel looking out across the sea. Relax, unwind and indulge in style, to get away from it all. Owned by the Grose family since 1896, the Thurlestone Hotel is in a class of its own. For over 120 years, guests have enjoyed its character, hospitality and first-class service. Restaurant with panoramic views, bar, lounge, gardens & terrace, separate Village Inn. 9-hole par 3 golf course, tennis courts, badminton, squash courts, croquet lawn. Indoor & outdoor pools and full leisure and spa facilities. Mobility Grade: 4 – Although the hotel is terraced into the local landscape, easy access throughout with lifts to all floors. Sun 25 - Thu 29 April 2021

4 Nights

£765

Sun 26 - Thu 30 September 2021

4 Nights

£775

Departs 10.00am (Both Dates)

Returns 4.30pm (Apr) 5.00pm (Sep)

Supplements Inland Double for Sole Use: £40 | Sea View: £80 | Double for Sole Use Sea View: £120 Holiday Insurance: £28 (Apr) £29.50 (Sep) Due to restricted road access, Club Class Coaches will operate this tour. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour). Discounts Available for (NT) National Trust Members

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TORQUAY TREATS At the Imperial Hotel

5 Nights From: £825 Torquay

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 is an exciting resort with a wide variety of attractions including a palm-lined promenade, international marina, shops and cafés, and 22 miles of coastline, cliff s, coves and beaches!

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We travel south, arriving in Torquay during the afternoon. Settle into our rooms and enjoy a drinks reception before our first delicious evening meal. Monday Today we travel via Totnes and visit Buckfast Abbey. Nestling in the shadow of Dartmoor in a beautiful wooded valley beside the River Dart, the Abbey offers visitors a tranquil refuge from the hectic pace of everyday life. The Abbey is a working monastery where a community of Benedictine monks live self-sufficiently, welcoming visitors from all around the world. At the heart of the site is the Abbey Church surrounded by beautiful gardens and within the Abbey precinct visitors can browse in the bookshop and gift shop and perhaps enjoy refreshments in the Grange restaurant. Tuesday Today we enjoy an excursion via the South Devon coastline through Shaldon, Teignmouth to Dawlish, renowned for its black swans that can often be seen swimming on the brook. We continue to the resort of Sidmouth, described as the quintessential English seaside resort and winner of a gold award in the Britain in Bloom competition. This lovely unspoilt resort with its fine Regency architecture, elegant promenade and red sandstone cliffs overlooks the waters of Lyme Bay on a stretch of designated World Heritage coastline Wednesday A Day at leisure for you to enjoy Torquay. Thursday This morning we head for nearby Paignton, where we board our train on the former Great Western branch line, which takes us along the coast past Goodrington Sands and alongside the River Dart Estuary to Kingswear. Here we take the passenger ferry across the river to the seafaring port of Dartmouth, with its imposing Royal Naval College, to board our river cruise. Sit back and enjoy the wonderful scenery - wooded slopes, secret creeks and enviable houses dotted along the banks of the River Dart. Friday After breakfast we depart our hotel, returning home in the afternoon.

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Imperial Hotel, Torquay

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This hotel has an enviable location with extensive views of the coastline. Traditional in style, the public areas are elegant and offer a choice of dining options including the Regatta Restaurant, with its stunning views over the bay. Britannia Bar, Bedrooms are spacious, most with private balconies, and the hotel has an extensive range of leisure facilities, including indoor & outdoor swimming pools, sauna, spa, solarium & Jacuzzi. Mobility Grade: 4 – Torquay itself is quite hilly but around the hotel is generally flat. There are a few isolated steps but all rooms served by a lift.

Sun 20 - Fri 25 June 2021

5 Nights

£825

Sun 12 - Fri 17 September 2021

5 Nights

£825

Departs 10.00am (Jun) 10.30am (Sep)

Returns 3.00pm (Jun) 5.30pm (Sep)

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Double for Sole Use: £125 | Holiday Insurance: £30.50 These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

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At the Victoria or Belmont Hotel

4 Nights From: £685 Sidmouth

Sidmouth still retains a ‘special’ elegance that understandably makes it our most popular seaside location. Nestling in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Jurassic Coast the town lies at the centre of a gentle curving bay, enclosed by red sandstone cliff s and has a level promenade with fine golden sandy beaches.

Holiday Itinerary (May - October Departures)

Sunday Making a suitable lunch stop en-route, we arrive at our hotel mid-afternoon. Enjoy a drinks reception before your first delicious evening meal. Monday Today after breakfast we travel to the seaside town of Seaton where we take a return ride on its unique narrow-gauge tramway travelling through the Axe Valley. Afterwards there will be a short break before rejoining the coach and travel to the Donkey Sanctuary for a short visit. We continue back to Sidmouth and our hotel. Tuesday A free day to explore Sidmouth. In the afternoon, make the most of our hotel’s luxurious surroundings and enjoy a sumptuous Devon cream tea! Wednesday A morning in the Cathedral city of Exeter to explore at leisure. In the afternoon we continue to Exmouth for a circular cruise along the peaceful waters of the River Exe, viewing the stunning scenery, wildlife and nature of this award-winning river. Thursday After breakfast we depart our hotel returning home during the afternoon.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Devon Cream Tea ✓ Bicton Park Botanical Gardens (Apr Only) ✓ The Seaton Tramway ✓ The Donkey Sanctuary ✓ Exe River Cruise ✘ Not included: All lunches

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The Victoria Hotel, Sidmouth

The Victoria stands proudly at the western end of Sidmouth seafront, in 5 acres of manicured grounds which offer truly glorious views over the bay and is only a short walk from the timeless charms of the town centre. Restaurant, lounge/bar, sun lounge, games room, snooker room & table tennis, indoor pool, sauna & solarium. Mobility Grade: 4. Locality - Fairly level. Hotel – Occasional steps with lift to all floors.

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The Belmont Hotel, Sidmouth

A luxurious former Victorian summer residence, the hotel retains much of its tranquility and charm. It stands at the end of Sidmouth’s striking esplanade and is just a short stroll from the town centre. Elegant Restaurant, Bar/ Lounge, Delightful gardens and use of superb leisure facilities at the Victoria Hotel next door. Mobility Grade: 3. Locality - fairly level. Hotel – occasional steps, some bedrooms have steps inside the rooms. Lift to all floors.

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EASTER Mon 5 - Fri 9 April 2021 Victoria Hotel

4 Nights

£685

Sun 30 May - Thu 3 June 2021 Belmont Hotel

4 Nights

£749

Sun 6 - Thu 10 June 2021 Victoria Hotel

4 Nights

£759

Sun 18 - Thu 22 July 2021 Belmont Hotel

4 Nights

£769

Sun 8 - Thu 12 August 2021 Belmont Hotel

4 Nights

£749

Sun 22 - Thu 26 August 2021 Belmont Hotel

4 Nights

£759

Sun 17 - Thu 21 October 2021 Belmont Hotel

4 Nights

£689

Departs 10.30am (Apr/May/Jul/Aug) 10.00am (Jun) 9.30am (Oct) Returns 3.30pm (Apr) 4.30pm (May) 5.00pm (Jun) 4.00pm (Jul/22 Aug/Oct) 5.30pm (8 Aug) Supplements Single Room: Victoria - Nil | Double for Sole Use: £160 (Apr) £180 (May - Oct) Sea View: £60 | Sea View Deluxe: £120 Holiday Insurance: £28 (Apr - May) £29.50 (Jun - Oct) This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour).

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Tue: At leisure in Sidmouth, followed by a sumptuous Devon cream tea! Wed: Bicton Park Botanical Gardens and a drive along the East Devon Heritage Coast to Exmouth. Thu: The coastal resort of Lyme Regis. (Please note that access to the town and promenade from the coach park is via a steep incline and may prove challenging for those with reduced mobility).

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ISLE OF WIGHT GRAND DESIGNS Houses & Gardens of Distinction

4 Nights From: £829 Osborne House

The unique and irresistible charm of the Isle of Wight has prompted us to capture the essence of the island’s historic heritage and stunning gardens.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We drive to Southampton for our ferry crossing to the Island, arriving at our hotel during mid-afternoon. Monday Today we have included a visit to Osborne House (EH). “It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot” said Queen Victoria of Osborne House, her palatial holiday home on the Isle of Wight. Visit Victoria and Albert’s private apartments, their bathing beach and children’s playcottage for an intimate glimpse of royal family life. Then stroll through the garden terraces where the stunning views across the Solent reminded Prince Albert of the Bay of Naples. We also visit nearby Whippingham Church, where Victoria and Albert were once regular members of the congregation. Tuesday This morning we visit the superb Ventnor Botanic Garden and Visitors Centre, followed by free time in the afternoon to discover the delights of Ventnor. Later enjoy a delicious cream tea at our hotel. Wednesday We visit one of the Isle of Wight’s most beautiful historic houses – Nunwell House & Gardens at Brading. Set in five acres of tranquil gardens with a stunning historic view overlooking Natural Parkland, Brading Haven, Bembridge Harbour and across the Solent. Our guided tour of the house takes us back through time architecturally with Victorian, Georgian and Jacobean sections to be viewed. There are five acres of tranquil garden including a 18th century walled garden, lavender steps and mature borders. Next, we continue to the picture-postcard setting of Godshill, where we include entrance to the marvellous Model Village - a 1/10 scale model of Godshill and Shanklin Old Town that nestles in the grounds of the Old Vicarage. Set in nearly two acres of gorgeous landscaped gardens this is truly a quintessentially English visitor attraction. Thursday After breakfast we visit Newport - the Principle and Historic Town of the Island, before continuing to Cowes for our ferry back to the mainland and our journey homeward.

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Set in the coastal town of Ventnor, the hotel has outstanding views of the Isle of Wight’s breathtaking coastline. Restaurant, bar, terrace, conservatory, lounges and beautiful gardens. Mobility Grade: 3. Location generally level, steep slope to the beach. Lift serves some floors. Occasional steps in public areas.

Sun 27 June - Thu 1 July 2021

4 Nights

£829

Sun 12 - Thu 16 September 2021

4 Nights

£829

Departs 9.30am (Jun) 8.30am (Sep)

Returns 6.00pm (Both Dates)

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Double for Sole Use: £140 | Garden View: £80 Holiday Insurance: £29.50 These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Discounts available for (EH) English Heritage Members

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LUXURY EASTBOURNE At the Hydro Hotel

4 Nights From: £659 Eastbourne

The elegant seaside resort of Eastbourne has five miles of unspoilt beaches and palm tree lined promenade with exquisite floral and garden displays.

William the Conqueror clashed ✓ Look What’s Included at the Battle of Hastings. Now ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier you can stand on the very site service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First where this decisive struggle Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining was fought, and England’s seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary future decided! Explore the on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary abbey ruins and enjoy the gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome gatehouse exhibition revealing drinks reception ✓ Ilfracombe Princess the abbey’s role in the country’s ‘Exmoor Cliffs Cruise’ ✓ Arlington Court & future. Carriage Museum Tour (NT) with a Cream Tea ✓ Dartington Crystal & RHS Rosemoor Thursday A day of leisure to ✘ Not included: All lunches enjoy Eastbourne. Maybe take a stroll and see some beautiful views of Beachy Head, the highest chalk sea cliffs in the UK. Alternatively, you could visit the Redoubt Fort, built to keep the Napoleonic armies out of Britain, it now tells the story of over 200 years of naval history. At the sheltered western most end of Eastbourne is the Italian Garden a delightful, quiet place, where you can simply enjoy the views. In the afternoon enjoy an included Cream Tea at the hotel. Friday A leisurely drive homeward arriving home during the afternoon.

6 Night Holiday Itinerary

Saturday We travel south with a suitable stop for lunch enroute before arriving at our hotel for our 6-night stay. Sunday A morning visit to Michelham Priory – England’s longest water filled moat surrounds the site which dates back to 1229. Monday Today is free in Eastbourne. Tuesday Today we visit Rye - Perched on a hill, this medieval town is so charming with its unhurried streets which holds many treasures. Luxury shops, antiques and artisan goods are all together on cobbled streets along narrow passageways. Depart at 1.30pm for a short trip by your coach to the nearby Kent & East Sussex Railway station at Northiam, to catch the steam train to Bodiam, which then returns to Tenterden, where our coach will be waiting to return you to our hotel. Wednesday Today, we visit Great Dixter for a private tour of the house and an exclusive chance to wander round the superb renowned gardens, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and the home of the late Christopher Lloyd OBE, who devoted his lifetime to creating one of the most experimental gardens of our time. Afterwards we visit Battle Abbey (EH) On this spot in the year 1066, the armies of King Harold and

4 Night Holiday Itinerary

Your Holiday Hotel The Hydro Hotel Eastbourne

Set in award-winning gardens, the Hydro Hotel features an outdoor pool, elegant restaurant and superb sea views. The hotel is a few yards from Eastbourne Seafront, just a 10-minute walk from Eastbourne Pier and a 20-minute walk from the main town centre. The Crystal Restaurant serves classic British and French cuisine for evening dining. Guests can enjoy beverages and light snacks in the cosy lounges, and hearty cooked breakfasts are available daily. Beauty salon, offering a range of specialist treatments and therapies. Poolside terrace, which features sun loungers and parasols. Mobility Grade: 3. Easy access throughout the hotel with occasional steps in public areas. Lift to all floors. Battle Abbey

Mon 12 - Fri 16 April 2021

4 Nights

£659

Mon 24 - Fri 28 May 2021

4 Nights

£675

Sat 10 - Fri 16 July 2021

6 Nights

£895

Mon 20 - Fri 24 September 2021

4 Nights

£695

Departs 10.00am (All Dates)

Returns 4.30pm (Apr/May) 5.30pm (Jul) 4.00pm (Sep)

Supplements Single Room: Nil Holiday Insurance: £28 (Apr/May) £32.50 (July) £29.50 (Sep) This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour). Reductions Available for (EH) English Heritage Members.

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Mon – We travel to Eastbourne Tue – Rye, Kent & East Sussex Railway (As Above) Wed – Great Dixter & Battle Abbey (As Above) Thu – At Leisure in Eastbourne (As Above) Fri – Homeward.

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CONSTABLE COUNTRY

With highights of Suffolk & East Anglia

4 Nights From: £705 Audley End House

We combine the beautiful pastoral views and picturesque villages of Constable Country, with some delightful East Anglian countryside and peaceful coastline.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday Our outward journey includes a convenient stop for lunch en-route, before arriving at our hotel for our 4-night stay. Monday We meet our Blue Badge guide and explore Constable Country. Located on the Suffolk and Essex border – East Bergholt is the site of John Constable’s Studio and St Mary’s Church, built in the 15th and 16th centuries and renowned for the absence of a tower or spire to house the bells – at Dedham our tour takes in sights such as Constable’s School and Dedham Parish Church, dedicated to St Mary the Virgin in 1492 – Bridge Cottage at Flatford is located upstream from Flatford Mill and houses an exhibition on John Constable, several of whose paintings famously feature the mill. We return to our hotel in the late afternoon for a Cream Tea. Tuesday We visit Lavenham, one of England’s finest medieval villages with a 15th century church and the Guildhall, an early 16th century timber framed building that dominates the Market Place. Later we visit Melford Hall (NT), one of East Anglia’s most celebrated Elizabethan houses where little has changed externally since 1578. Wednesday This morning we visit the National Trust’s Sutton Hoo, an Anglo-Saxon royal burial site where the priceless Sutton Hoo treasure was discovered in a huge ship grave in 1939. We continue to the picturesque 16th century fishing village of Aldeburgh, renowned for its festival of music and arts, where Benjamin Britten lived and worked for the last two decades of his life. Thursday We are homeward bound. En-route, we visit Audley End House (EH), one of England’s grandest stately homes. Equipped with original and reproduction Victorian fixtures and fittings the house creates an atmospheric portrait of daily Victorian life - from butler and cook down to dairy maids and lowly houseboy. The historic stables come complete with resident horses and a Victorian groom. Add the beautiful grounds, the working Organic Kitchen Garden and Audley End offers a fascinating insight into the past.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Cream Tea ✓ Constable Country Guided Tour ✓ Entrance to Melford Hall (NT) ✓ Entrance to Sutton Hoo (NT) ✓ Entrance to Audley End House (EH) ✘ Not included: All lunches

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Stoke by Nayland Hotel Stoke by Nayland, Nr Colchester

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A modern country hotel set in 300 acres of undulating ‘Constable Country’ within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Lakes Restaurant and Bar. Spa with indoor pool, gym, treatment rooms and a 28hole golf course. Mobility Grade: 5. Locality level. Hotel is level with a lift to all floors.

Sun 6 - Thu 10 June 2021

4 Nights

£709

Sun 26 - Thu 30 September 2021

4 Nights

£705

Departs 10.00am

Returns 5.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £118 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Reductions available for (NT) National Trust & (EH) English Heritage Members

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TREASURED HOUSES OF NORFOLK At the Knights Hill Hotel

3 or 5 Nights From: £529

Holkham Hall

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 Travelling east we head to Stamford, where you are free to explore this interesting town, before continuing on to our hotel in West Norfolk in the afternoon. Day 2 After a leisurely breakfast we visit Houghton Hall. With its domed corner towers, this is one of the finest Palladian-style houses in England, built in 1735 for Robert Walpole, Britain’s first Prime Minister. Its sumptuous Stone Hall, Marble Parlour, Cabinet Room and Salon are just some of the rooms to explore, all lavishly endowed with pictures and fine furniture. Free time in Kings Lynn in the afternoon. Day 3 On the stunning north Norfolk coast, surrounded by rolling parkland, lies Holkham Hall. This Palladianstyle stately home is a treasure trove with incredible architecture, art, original furniture and classical statuary. The collection includes works by Rubens, Van Dyck and Gainsborough. A Cream Tea is included during our visit. Day 4 Located just six miles from our hotel, we discover

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Thu – Travel outward via Stamford to our Hotel Fri – Holkham Hall (As Above) Sat – Sandringham House & Gardens (As Above) Sun – Homeward via the cathedral city of Ely

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Sandringham House & Gardens. ✓ Look What’s Included This estate is the much-loved Norfolk ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier retreat of her Majesty the Queen. The service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First magnificent stately house is set in Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary 24 hectares of stunning landscaped on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi gardens with a museum that is home and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary to an extraordinary collection of gift bag ✓ 3 or 5 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Entrances memorabilia. to Holkham Hall (with a cream tea) & Royal Day 5 Today we visit Oxburgh Hall Sandringham (All Tours) ✓ Entrances (NT) – a moated manor house with to Houghton Hall, Oxburgh Hall (NT) & a Tudor gatehouse with displays of Peckover House (5 Nt Tour Only) ✘ Not included: All lunches embroideries by Mary Queen of Scots and Bess of Hardwick. Later we visit Downham Market, an old market town, located on the banks of the River Ouse. Day 6 Returning home, we visit Peckover House (NT) - an elegant Georgian town house overlooking the River Nene. Built in 1722, the house has some fine interiors with panelled walls and fine Georgian fireplaces. Outside, the gardens are outstanding and include an orangery, summerhouses, croquet lawn and rose garden with over 60 varieties of rose.

Best Western Plus Knights Hill Hotel South Wootton, Nr Kings Lynn

Located just four miles from King’s Lynn town centre, the hotel has evolved from a working farm into the stylish, character filled accommodation you see today. 79 bedrooms, a number having patios leading into the walled garden. Elegant restaurant. Farmers Arms traditional country pub. Leisure club with indoor pool, sauna, gym & spa. Mobility Grading: 3. Locality & Hotel are generally level. No Lift but ground floor rooms with easy access available. EASTER Thu 1 - Sun 4 April 2021

3 Nights

£529

Mon 26 Apr - Sat 1 May 2021

5 Nights

£849

Sun 29 Aug - Fri 3 Sep 2021

5 Nights

£839

Departs 10.30am (Apr) 9.30am (May/Sep) Returns 4.30pm (Apr) 5.30pm (May) 5.00pm (Sep) Supplements Single Room: Nil (Within initial allocation) Holiday Insurance: £22 (3 Nts) £29 (5 Nt Apr) £30.50 (5 Nt Aug) This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour). Reductions available for (NT) National Trust Members

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West Norfolk is a truly special place of unspoilt charm and natural beauty. Brimming full of heritage and renowned for its stunning coastline and unspoilt countryside, it is the ideal place to explore, unwind and soak up the sheer sense of space and tranquillity.

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ROMANTIC JOURNEYS OF NORTH NORFOLK At the Pheasant Hotel, Kelling

4 Nights From: £795 Felbrigg Hall

A visit to Norfolk offers a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of busy Britain. The coast and countryside offer areas of outstanding beauty and diversity, with hills and undulating fields, wooded valleys, forest areas and marshes. Around every corner you will find pretty villages and historic churches, miles of unspoilt beaches and rivers teeming with wildlife.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday Travelling east we make a stop for lunch in Peterborough, then to our hotel in North Norfolk, for our 4-night stay. Monday Today we combine a nostalgic steam train ride with a cruise on the Norfolk Broads. We begin at Aylsham where we join the Bure Valley Railway for the 9 miles ride to Wroxham. At Wroxham we join the boat for a cruise around the Broads, and we then then travel through some of the delightful Broads villages, such as Woodbastwick, with its diminutive green and thatched cottages. Tuesday After breakfast, we visit Thursford, to see the world’s largest collection of steam engines and organs. This is followed by a rare treat! – A visit to Stody Lodge Gardens – a spectacular 14-acre rhododendron and azalea gardens just outside Holt. Wednesday This morning our destination is Felbrigg Hall (NT) one of the most elegant country houses in East Anglia. Truly a hidden gem, the Hall is a place of surprises and delights, a mixture of opulence and homeliness where each room has something to feed the imagination. Outside, the decorative and productive walled garden is a gardener’s delight, providing fruit and vegetables for the restaurant, flowers for the hall and inspiration. Thursday Homeward Bound.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Cream Tea ✓ Norfolk Broads Cruise & Bure Valley Railway Train Ride ✓ Entrance to Thursford & Stody Lodge Gardens ✓ Entrance to Felbrigg Hall (NT). ✘ Not included: All lunches

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The Pheasant Hotel, Kelling

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The Pheasant is a charming country house hotel set in its own extensive grounds, enjoying a peaceful rural location in the small village of Kelling, making it an ideal base from which to explore the beautiful north Norfolk coast and the surrounding villages of Cley and Blakeney. All bedrooms are beautifully presented and very comfortable. Restaurant, Bar, Terrace & Gardens. Mobility Grade: 4. 24 Rooms on Ground Floor all accessed by gentle slope (no stairs). All other rooms are on the first floor (accessible via stairs).

Sun 16 - Thu 20 May 2021 Departs 10.30am

4 Nights

£795

Returns 4.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £180 | Holiday Insurance: £28 These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Reductions available for (NT) National Trust Members

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HISTORIC HOUSES & GLORIOUS GARDENS

of North Staffordshire & Cheshire NEW TOUR

4 Nights From: £675 Biddulph Grange Gardens

This new tour features some of the many delights of North Staffordshire and its borders with Cheshire and Derbyshire including a historic stately home, delightful gardens and a miniature train ride on the Rudyard Lake Railway. We also take in the glorious Staffordshire Moorlands and the Staffordshire edge of the Peak District National Park that make this area of Britain such a fantastic place to visit.

Holiday Itinerary

Thursday We start the day with a drive to the City of Lichfield. Here there is much to see and do, particularly the stunning Lichfield Cathedral, set in a remarkable and serene close. Over 800 years old the building is the third on the site and is well worth a visit. Later, we visit the National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas, before heading north to our hotel and our 4-night stay. Tea/Coffee & biscuits served on arrival. Dinner for each evening will be à la carte, dining at leisure and includes a glass of wine or fruit juice. Friday A day filled with history and horticulture! We begin at Biddulph Grange (NT) to explore the Grade 1 listed garden. One of Britain’s most exciting and unusual gardens, it was designed by James Bateman with a series of connected compartments including a Chinese garden, Italian garden & Scottish glen. We continue over the wild and rugged Staffordshire

Moorland viewing the spectacular ✓ Look What’s Included Ramshaw Rocks before reaching Buxton, a popular market town, ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First located within the Peak District Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining National Park. seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary Saturday Our first visit today takes on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi us to the National Trust owned Little and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary Moreton Hall, near Congleton. The gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Cream Tea ✓ A la Hall, surrounded by a moat and Carte dinners ✓ Entrances to the National set in a small pretty garden, has Memorial Arboretum, Biddulph Grange had a chequered history. In danger (NT), Little Moreton Hall & Hodnet Hall of falling over it is as intriguing ✓ Rudyard Lake Train Ride as it is quirky! A rare chapel and ✘ Not included: All lunches topsy-turvy long gallery and early wallpaper ensure the ‘wow’ factor at this iconic Tudor treasure. This afternoon we have a visit to Rudyard Lake where we enjoy a 3 miles return ride on the miniature railway alongside the lake. Later we return to the hotel. Sunday This morning we begin with a visit to the award winning Trentham Gardens. Enjoy a visit to the shopping village, with shops cafes, restaurants and the vast Trentham Garden Centre. Free time to explore and obtain lunch before we head back to our hotel for an afternoon cream tea consisting of two scones, clotted cream, jam, butter, tea and coffee. Monday After breakfast we depart our hotel and visit Hodnet Hall. Often described as “one of the best examples of a planted landscapes in the U.K”, we discover 63 acres of gardens with grand vistas, intimate, secluded areas, a walled garden and magnificent lakes. Forest trees provide a wonderful backdrop for formal gardens planted to give delight during every season, woodland walks amongst flowering shrubs and a daisy chain of ornamental pools. We return home during the afternoon.

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The Best Western Stoke-on-Trent Moat House Hotel is located in Festival Park, Stoke. It incorporates Etruria Hall, the former home of Josiah Wedgwood, and facilities include superb leisure complex with indoor swimming pool. All bedrooms are en suite and have all the modern day facilities you would expect from a hotel of this standard. Mobility Grade: 4. Location, generally level. Easy access throughout, lift to all floors.

Thu 12 - Mon 16 August 2021 Departs 9.30am

4 Nights

£675

Returns 4.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £80 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour). Discounts available for (NT) National Trust Members. Hodnet Hall Gardens

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The Best Western Moat House Hotel, Stoke-on-Trent

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HISTORIC CHESHIRE Arley Hall & Chester

3 Nights From: £445 Arley Hall

A superb destination for a wonderful holiday, Cheshire has a wealth of history and attractions for the visitor. Staying in a top quality 4* Hotel, we have included some superb excursion destinations with views of the breathtaking and dramatic scenery of the region.

Holiday Itinerary

Thursday Travelling outward via Whitchurch we visit Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, a former government-owned, vast and complex underground bunker that remained secret for over 50 years. We explore the site that has been rebuilt to how it was during the cold war. Later we visit the market town of Nantwich, before arriving at our hotel for our 3-night stay. Friday After breakfast relax before our late morning departure for the superb Arley Hall & Gardens. This beautiful Victorian country home is surrounded by beautiful countryside and has some of the finest gardens in the country. We have included entrance to the Hall with a tour and plenty of time to explore the extensive gardens. Arley was recently used in the hugely popular BBC show Peaky Blinders as the country home of the Shelby family. Saturday A memorable day out today as we head to Chester. We will be joined by our tour guide for a guided coach tour of the city including the 1000 year old cathedral, Roman Amphitheatre, the 700 year old Rows galleries shopping street, the River Dee and the most complete city walls in Britain. Plenty of free time after to enjoy this fantastic destination. Sunday Departing after breakfast we travel via Congleton over the beautiful Staffordshire Moorlands to the delightful town of Buxton. Free time to explore the stunning Pavillion Gardens, or browse the traditional high street shops, before continuing home via Bakewell; home to the delicious Bakewell Tart!

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 3 nights half board ✓ Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker ✓ Arley Hall & Gardens ✓ Guided tour of Chester ✘ Not included: All lunches

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Crewe Hall Hotel, Nr Crewe

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From the tree lined driveway to the magnificent reception, Crewe Hall is a hugely impressive 17th century Grade I listed building. With high ceilings and wood panelled walls the amazing public areas are decorated from the Jacobean period. Modern architecture has been added offering all the facilities required of today’s luxury hotel. Outside there are extensive grounds and gardens. Leisure facilities include a large indoor swimming pool & spa complex. Restaurant & lounge facilities. Mobility Grading: 3. Locality & Hotel are generally level. Lift access available.

Thu 18 - Sun 21 March 2021

3 Nights

Departs 10.30am

£445

Returns 4.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £60 | Holiday Insurance: £22 These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Buxton

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LONGRIDGE FELL, FOREST OF BOWLAND & the Ribble Valley

4 Nights From: £769 Forest of Bowland

Making a welcome return in 2021, we are delighted to be able to feature a tour to the glorious Gibbon Bridge Hotel – Ideally located for exploring the highlights of Lancashire and uncovering its wonderful local heritage. Privately owned, this 30 bedroomed 4-star country hotel is in the heart of the Ribble Valley, nestling in 23 acres of beautiful gardens surrounded by the Forest of Bowland – an area of rugged, unspoilt countryside in rural Lancashire.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday Travelling north we visit Samlesbury Hall, a fabulous half-timbered black and white medieval house built in 1325. A guided tour takes us around and brings its history to life. From here it is a short drive to our hotel located in the Lancashire Fells for our 4-night stay. Tuesday The interior décor and flower arrangements at the Gibbon Bridge are always a major talking point and today, after breakfast, we have a talk and flower arranging demonstration. After included morning coffee we then meet the Head Gardener for a tour of the hotel’s magnificent gardens. Following an included light lunch, we enjoy an afternoon visit to Browsholme Hall, the ancestral home of the Parkers, Bowbearers of the Forest of Bowland since Tudor times. Enjoy the Hall’s magnificent architecture, fabulous interiors and antique furnishings – the ‘jewel in the crown’ of the Forest of Bowland and a real hidden gem. Wednesday Today we visit Morecambe followed by an afternoon tour of Leighton Hall to gain a fascinating insight in to the story of the famous Lancashire furniture making dynasty; the Gillow family. Wander through the spectacular grounds and witness breathtaking displays from trained birds of prey. (Refreshments included). Thursday Visit Bashall Barns – an extensively stocked farm shop where you can buy fresh local produce in a fantastic rural location. Next, we continue to Clitheroe Castle Museum, which stands high on Castle Hill and has dominated Clitheroe’s skyline for over 800 years. It tells the story of Clitheroe and its surrounding area: the formation of the land 350 million years ago; the people who have lived in the area – their work, their homes; and legends and folklore. Friday Our homeward journey includes a visit to the fashionable seaside resort of Southport, before returning home during the evening.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ 1 Hotel light lunch ✓ Entrances to Samlesbury Hall (Guided Tour), Browsholme Hall, Leighton Hall (Inc light refreshments), Bashall Barn & Clitheroe Castle Museum ✘ Not included: 4 lunches

Samlesbury Hall

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One of Lancashire’s finest hotels with luxury bedrooms and a stylish restaurant with fine views of the awardwinning gardens and Longridge Fell. Privately owned by Janet Simpson for over 30 years, the original family farm has been lovingly converted into an awardwinning hotel. Today, it is a unique place to visit and exudes a very special atmosphere. The hotel comprises 30 individually appointed spacious rooms; a large number of which are split level suites with their own private lounges, bedrooms and ensuites, each individually designed. The restaurant sources all its produce locally not only from local suppliers but from its own kitchen gardens and onsite bakery. The gardens and views from the terrace, conservatory and restaurant are stunning throughout the year. The large comfortable lounge bar with a roaring open fire offers a welcome retreat on a wet afternoon. Mobility Grade: 3 – Locality & Hotel are generally level. A few isolated steps throughout but a lift is available. Please note that many rooms are split-level which involves a full flight of stairs from your bedroom to your private en-suite or internal lounge area. Any customers with limited mobility should discuss their room options at the time of booking.

Mon 17 - Fri 21 May 2021 Departs 8.00am

4 Nights Returns 6.00pm

£769

Leighton Hall

Supplements Single Room: £40 | Holiday Insurance: £28 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour).

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Gibbon Bridge Hotel Chipping, Forest of Bowland

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LUXURY LAKE DISTRICT

4 Nights From: £754 Lake Windermere

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We drive north, pausing for a suitable stop for lunch en-route, arriving at our hotel for our 4-night stay. Monday A lovely day sightseeing in the Lakes: We board a boat for a 40 minute sightseeing cruise on stunning Lake Windermere to Lakeside. After a short time in Lakeside, you’ll take a train ride (usually steam, sometimes Diesel) on a short journey through the beautiful scenery of the Leven Valley to Haverthwaite. Here you’ll rejoin the coach and we’ll head back to our hotel via Coniston Water and Ambleside. Tuesday Travel to the southern tip of the Cartmel Peninsula where we visit the quiet seaside retreat of Grange-over-Sands. Grange is a pretty resort with an Edwardian flavour located on the shores of Morecambe Bay. Next, we continue to Holker Hall - home of the Cavendish family, and is one of the best-loved stately homes in Britain. Holker Hall and Gardens are set within beautiful countryside, here you can see Queen Mary’s bedroom, the Dukes bedroom, the main hall, the library and gallery and the oak staircase. (A Cream Tea will be included) Wednesday This morning we head to Kendal, often referred to as the ‘Gateway to the Lakes’. This busy market town has many historical buildings, fascinating craft and curiosity studios and a superb Norman castle. From here we traverse into the Dales to reach the tourist honeypot of Hawes, famous for its Wensleydale Cheese. Thursday We bid farewell to the hotel and via the historic market town of Lancaster, returning home during the afternoon.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Lake cruise & Train ride on the Haverthwaite & Lakeside Railway & Windermere Cruise ✓ Entrance to Holker Hall with cream tea ✘ Not included: All lunches © Holker Estate

Sometimes a hotel is all about the décor, the food or the thread count, but the Belsfield Laura Ashley hotel in Lake Windermere is all about The View – which is utterly breathtaking. Perched on the top of the bay of Bowness, you are wowed by outstanding panoramic views across the landscape and the beautiful lakes.

Holker Hall

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Laura Ashley The Belsfield Hotel Bowness-on-Windermere

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The Laura Ashley Belsfield Hotel overlooks Lake Windermere, approximately 2km from the town centre. It was built in 1845 for a European aristocrat and is now part of the Laura Ashley Hotels group. Expect elegant furnishings, lush fabrics, grand chandeliers and classic designs combined with modern features such as a glass reception area. Two restaurants, with one offering wonderful views of the Lake, Lounge Bar and Drawing Room. The hotel has 62 bedrooms, and most have views of Lake Windermere. Mobility Grading: 3. Locality & Hotel are generally level. Lift access available. Sun 7 - Thu 11 March 2021

4 Nights

£754

Sun 3 - Thu 7 October 2021

4 Nights

£769

Departs 8.00am (Mar) 9.00am (Oct)

Returns 6.30pm (Mar) 6.00pm (Oct)

Supplements Single Room: £180 | Holiday Insurance: £28 (Mar) 29.50 (Oct) These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Lake Windermere Cruise

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LUXURY SCARBOROUGH At the Crown Hotel

4 Nights From: £699 Scarborough

Scarborough enjoys an unrivalled position as one of Britain’s premier coastal resorts yet also lies tantalisingly close to North Yorkshire’s rugged National Park . On this Luxury Traveller departure you can enjoy the golden beaches, superb parks and gardens.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We journey north to Scarborough arriving at the stunning 4-star Crown Hotel for our 4-night stay. Tuesday This morning we head north following the coast road to Whitby, the famous fishing port which was once the home of Captain James Cook. High above the harbour stands the 7th century Whitby Abbey, the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’. We have time to explore the narrow streets and busy harbourside before a scenic drive back to our hotel across the moors to Pickering. Wednesday A free day to explore the varied attractions of Scarborough. Enjoy the delightful promenade in the Belvedere Gardens, take a short walk to the town centre and shops, or amble down to the beaches of South Bay, or the busy little harbour. Have a look at the newly restored Open-Air Theatre, recently reopened by Her Majesty the Queen. Explore the town with its indoor markets and antique shops or walk up to Scarborough’s fortress castle and enjoy the views across the Bays. Thursday Our day starts in picture postcard Helmsley, the only market town within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. We continue in the afternoon to Ampleforth Abbey, which is set in 2000 acres in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We will have tea and cake on arrival before a guided tour of The Orchard & Cider Mill. We can then take a self-guided visit to Ampleforth Abbey. Friday After breakfast we retrace our route back to the Midlands arriving Helmsley home during the afternoon.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Ampleforth Abbey with tea & cake and a guided tour of the Orchard & Cider Mill ✘ Not included: All lunches

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Widely regarded as Scarborough’s premier hotel, the Crown enjoys a commanding position on Scarborough’s South Beach, yet just a short walk from the beach and town centre. The hotel hosts its own swimming pool and leisure centre where guests can relax and indulge themselves in the elegant surroundings. Mobility Grade: 4 – Locality: Fairly level. A few isolated stairs in public areas with a lift to all floors.

4 Nights

Mon 31 May - Fri 4 June 2021 Departs 10.00am

£699

Returns 4.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £110 | Holiday Insurance: £28 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour). Whitby

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YORKSHIRE ‘GRIT & GRANDEUR’ At the Coniston Hotel NEW TOUR

4 Nights From: £799 Skipton Castle

The Yorkshire Dales are home to sublime scenery, interesting attractions and friendly locals. The highlights of our itinerary are a guided tour of the remarkable Halifax Piece Hall, a train ride on the scenic Settle & Carlisle Railway and a cruise on the Leeds-Liverpool canal.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We travel north, making a comfort stop en route to the industrially historical town of Halifax. Standing proud in its centre, the Piece Hall is a Grade I listed building dating from 1779 that was built as a cloth hall for the trading of ‘pieces’ of cloth. Upon arrival we will have a tour by a knowledgeable heritage guide who will lead us on a journey of discovery; now the only surviving building of its kind anywhere in the UK there are many fascinating stories to be told, ranging from the Georgian period right through to the current day. From here, we continue to our hotel and our 4-night stay. Tuesday We join our coach for the scenic drive to Carlisle where we begin the highlight of our tour today – a train ride on the Settle & Carlisle Railway. Travelling through the glorious wild fells of Westmorland and the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, we journey through some of the country’s most spectacular scenery to the pretty market town of Settle, where we rejoin our coach for the short journey back to our hotel. Wednesday Our day begins with more beautiful scenery as our memorable route takes us to Grassington then through Wharfdale via Kettlewell to Aysgarth. We continue through delightful Wensleydale to the market town of Hawes, where we visit the Wensleydale Creamery. Thursday Today’s highlight is a scenic canal cruise on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, with refreshments included. The canal is steeped in over 200 years of history, from its heyday of carrying coal, wool and stone from the dales to Leeds and Liverpool through to modern day pleasure cruisers enjoying the tranquil, slow pace of life. In the afternoon enjoy some free time in Skipton before returning to our hotel. Friday It’s time to return home today but not before visiting Haworth, home to the Bronte Sisters, with time to explore the cobbled main street, or perhaps visit the Bronte Parsonage.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Guided tour of Halifax Piece Hall ✓ Settle & Carlisle Railway ✓ Wensleydale Creamery ✓ Canal cruise with refreshments ✘ Not included: All lunches

Aysgarth Falls

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The Coniston Hotel Coniston Cold, Nr Skipton

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This impressive hotel offers excellent service and is set amidst 1400 acres of spectacular Yorkshire Dales scenery, centred round a 24acre lake. Restaurant & Bar. Mobility Grade: 3 – The locality is fairly level. Hotel level. No lift but ground floor rooms are available on request.

Mon 28 June - Fri 2 July 2021

4 Nights

£799

Mon 6 - Fri 10 September 2021

4 Nights

£799

Departs 9.00am (Jun) 8.30am (Sep)

Returns 4.00pm (Jun) 5.00pm (Sep)

Supplements Double for Sole Use: £178 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Grassington

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CASTLES & GARDENS OF MEDIEVAL WALES

4 Nights From: £725 Chirk Castle

The dramatic landscapes of north Wales, with their spectacular mountains and lush valleys, are scattered with stately homes, glorious gardens and ancient castles whose imposing fortifications gave protection through times of conflict. Also of note on this fascinating tour are the 19th-century fantasy Penrhyn Castle and the highly decorated Rug Chapel.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday Departing during the morning we travel outward via the British Ironwork Centre at Oswestry before arriving at our hotel in the Vale of Llangollen during the afternoon. Tuesday Today we visit Erddig (NT) - an atmospheric early 18th-century house that reflects the ‘upstairs, downstairs’ life of a gentry’s family, giving a fascinating insight into its relationship with its servants. The downstairs rooms are home to a unique collection of servants’ portraits, whilst upstairs there is a wealth of important furniture, textiles and wallpaper. Next, we visit Chirk Castle (NT) – a 700-year-fortress overlooking the Rivers Dee and Ceiriog. The medieval dungeons and tower are relics of more spartan times, while the Long Gallery and State Rooms are sumptuous by

comparison. Outside, the award-winning ✓ Look What’s Included gardens contain clipped yews, herbaceous ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier borders, shrub and rock gardens. service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining Wednesday Travelling via Betws-yseats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary Coed we visit magnificent Penrhyn on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi Castle (NT) - Built on a massive scale and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome over a period of 13 years and offers drinks reception ✓ British Ironwork Centre outstanding views of Snowdonia. There (Free Admission) ✓ Entrances to the is so much to see here, from the unique National Trust properties of Erdigg, Chirk architecture, opulent interiors, outstanding Castle, Penrhyn Castle ✓ Rug Chapel & a return train ride on the Bala Lake Railway collection of paintings, restored Victorian ✘ Not included: All lunches kitchens and a railway museum. Later we drive over the Menai Straits to the Isle of Anglesey to Llanfair PG or better known as... LLANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLLGOGERYCHWYRNDROBWILLANTYSILIOGOGOGOCH - go on, we dare you to pronounce it! Thursday We drive to Corwen, where we visit the 17th century Rug Chapel, whose plain exterior hides many riches within. Next, we enjoy a scenic drive to Llanuwchllyn for a delightful 9-mile return journey on the narrow-gauge Bala Lake Railway in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. Bala is the largest natural lake in Wales where we will see the magnificent mountain vistas across the lake, dominated by Arenig Fawr and the Aran Mountains. Friday Leaving our hotel after breakfast we commence our journey homeward.

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The refurbished Wild Pheasant Hotel enjoys a peaceful setting surrounded by gently rolling hills in the Vale of Llangollen. Attractive original features of the 19th-century building have been retained, combined with contemporary chic. The hotel offers a 46 guest rooms, a brasserie and lounge bar plus extensive spa facilities including a hydrotherapy pool, steam room and sauna (spa treatments available at extra cost). Mobility Grade: 3 – Generally there is level access throughout with a few isolated steps. Lift to all floors.

4 Nights

Mon 6 - Fri 10 September 2021 Departs 10.30am

£725

Returns 3.00pm

Supplements Double for Sole Use: £160 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour). Discounts available for (NT) National Trust Members.

Penrhyn Castle

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The Wild Pheasant Hotel & Spa Llangollen - A Best Western Signature Collection Hotel

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CARDIGAN BAY

& the West Wales Coast

5 Nights From: £649 Tenby

Step into a gentler pace of life as we discover the beautiful beaches, secluded coves, stunning wildlife and breathtaking scenery associated with West Wales. This tour is based at the luxurious 3-star Cliff Hotel overlooking Cardigan Bay, set within 30 acres of beautiful grounds.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We drive south west, pausing for a suitable stop for lunch en-route, arriving at our hotel for our 4-night stay. Monday A day tour to Cenarth Falls, where in season, salmon leap and the Coracle fishermen ply their trade. We include a guided tour to the very interesting Coracle Museum. Then we travel on to Llanerchaeron (NT), a small 18th century Welsh gentry estate, set in the beautiful Dyffryn Aeron. The villa was designed and built by John Nash in 1794-96 and is the most complete example of his early work. Llanerchaeron was a self-sufficient estate - evident in the dairy, laundry, brewery and salting house of the service courtyard, as well as the Home Farm buildings from the stables to the threshing barns. Today it is a working farm with two restored walled gardens which produce fruit and vegetables which are sold in the estate’s shop.

Tuesday We travel up the coast to ✓ Look What’s Included New Quay, where we include a onehour wildlife cruise. The waters around ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Cardigan Bay are a great place to see Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining dolphins and porpoises, with over 100 seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary bottlenose dolphins known to inhabit on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi these waters. (NB: Access to the boat and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 5 nights half board ✓ Welcome is via steps therefore not easily suitable drinks reception ✓ Guided Tour of the for all wheelchair users. We cannot Coracle Museum ✓ Llanerchaeron (NT) guarantee that you will encounter ✓ 1-Hr Wildlife Cruise ✓ Guided tour of St David’s Cathedral ✓ Melin Tregwynt Wollen Dolphins and other wildlife during your Mill (Inc Cream Tea) trip, however the skippers will make sure ✘ Not included: All lunches you have a truly memorable experience and will take you to many beautiful sights and locations along the way. – All sea cruises are weather dependent and are at the Captains discretion). Our day continues via the small resort of Aberaeron to the historic mid-wales coastal town of Aberystwyth. Wednesday Our excursion today takes us to St David’s - the smallest city in Britain. Follow in the footsteps of St David and discover the history and legends of the Patron Saint of Wales on our special guided tour of St David’s Cathedral. In the afternoon we return to Melin Tregwynt – a working woollen mill since 1912, where a cream tea is included. Thursday Southern Pembrokeshire is home to miles of beautiful beaches and bays where one enjoys sea air. Journey south from Cardigan to Tenby with its colourful cottages and narrow cobbled streets where you have free time to explore. Friday Homeward Bound.

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With expansive, beautiful hotel grounds, the Cliff Hotel& Spa is located on the coast of Cardigan Bay overlooking Poppit Sands and Cardigan Island. * Restaurant, Bar, Gym * Heated indoor, hydro spa, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Steam room * Free Wi-Fi. Mobility Grading: 3. Generally, good access throughout with a few isolated steps. Lift to most rooms. Sea View rooms, subject to availability and supplementary charge. Sun 18 - Fri 23 April 2021

4 Nights

Sun 18 - Fri 23 July 2021

4 Nights

£698

Sun 19 - Fri 24 September 2021

4 Nights

£685

Departs 10.00am (Apr) 8.30am (Jul/Sep)

£649

Returns 4.00pm (Apr) 6.00pm (Jul/Sep)

Supplements Single Room: £50 | Holiday Insurance: £29 (Apr) £29.50 (Jul/Sep) These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Reductions Available for (NT) National Trust Members

Cenarth Falls

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GREAT GARDENS OF CORNWALL With Kitty Bellingham

4 Nights From: £715 Lost Gardens of Heligan

Kitty Bellingham

Many of Cornwall’s gardens are quite different from those in the rest of the UK . The narrow peninsula, the Gulf Stream, plentiful rainfall and the relatively narrow temperature range all of these combine to make the county unique. After completing her degree in Garden History and Professional Gardening in 1997 - Kitty served her gardening apprenticeship at Ryton Organic Gardens before working for Prince Charles at Highgrove, where she developed her passion for traditional kitchen gardens and organic gardening. After working at a number of private estates in England and Ireland, in 2010 Kitty returned to her native Poland to create her own organic show garden. Soon she became resident gardening expert on National Radio and made regular television appearances. Kitty has run her own garden tour company in the UK for the last 14 years leading garden tours to all parts of the UK and returning to Cornwall many times. She has a passion for garden history and with her unique and energetic style can help you discover the hidden depths of Cornwall’s wonderful gardens. On all Garden Tours, we will spend time outdoors. Please bring sensible, waterproof clothing and walking shoes. Our Active Traveller Holiday itineraries often include walks over uneven ground which may prove challenging for those customers with reduced and limited mobility.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We travel south pausing at Killerton Gardens (NT) - A beautiful Georgian House with a beautiful yearround garden with rhododendron, magnolias and formal lawns. After a Garden visit and free time for lunch we continue to our hotel for our 4-night stay. Monday Today we visit two gardens that are located close to each other but are, individually, very different. Penjerrick Gardens was created 200 years ago and is a peaceful 15acre, sub-tropical, spring-flowering garden with fascinating views of the sea and considerable historical and botanical interest. We continue to Trebah Gardens - a spectacular 26-acre Cornish ravine garden, rated among the 80 finest

gardens in the world. This sub✓ Look What’s Included tropical paradise is home to a ✓ A fully escorted tour throughout by unique collection of rare and exotic Glyn Jones ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our plants, trees and shrubs. own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Tuesday This morning we make Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Entrances to Killerton Gardens (NT), our way to one of the most unique Penjerrick Gardens, Trebah Gardens, and fascinating attractions in The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Trewithen Cornwall – The Lost Gardens of Gardens, Trelissick Gardens (NT) & Mount Heligan. A genuine secret garden Edgcumbe. ✘ Not included: All lunches lost for decades. Now, with an incredible 200 acres of gardens and estate to explore we enjoy a guided tour. Relax in the afternoon in the quintessential Cornish fishing village of Mevagissey and discover its quaint streets lined with fisherman’s cottages, pubs, cafes, galleries and shops. Wednesday Today we visit Trewithen Gardens - One of only 5 gardens in the UK that are recognised by the International Camellia Society as a ‘Garden of Excellence’ with a magnificent collection of not only camellias but also rhododendron, magnolias and many rare trees and shrubs. We continue to Trelissick Gardens (NT) – set in more than 400 acres of sweeping parkland with beautiful views of the Fal River and Estuary. Discover a vast collection of sub-tropical plants, shrubs and spring bulbs. Thursday Departing St Austell we visit Mount Edgcumbe House & Gardens, a Grade 1 Historic landscape and 10-acres of garden in English, French & Italian styles of the 18th-20th century in a spectacular seaside setting by shingle beaches which includes a National Collection of Camellias as well as many other shrubs and plants. We return to the Midlands during the late afternoon.

Your Holiday Hotel Carlyon Bay Hotel St Austell, Cornwall

This elegant, four-star art deco hotel has a spectacular setting overlooking one of the finest beaches in Devon – an idyllic three-mile stretch of smooth golden sands. Restaurant, Café, Bar, Lounges, Snooker/Billiards, Leisure Complex with Sauna, Solarium, Gymnasium & Beauty Salon/Manicure. Mobility Grade: 3 –Seafront location with public rooms and bedrooms on different levels, however all floors are served by a lift.

4 Nights

Sun 18 - Thu 22 April 2021 Departs 8.00am

Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Double for Sole Use: £160 | Sea View: £80 Deluxe Sea View: £160 | Holiday Insurance: £28 (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour). Discounts available for (NT) National Trust Members.

Free Door to Door Home Pick-Up Service on All Holidays

£715

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New for 2021 we are pleased to team up with renown Garden Designer, Writer and Broadcaster, Katarzyna (Kitty) Bellingham on this fully escorted gardens tour to Cornwall, where we discover some of the most relaxing and exciting gardens that this grand Royal Duchy has to offer.

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GENTLE WALKING HOLIDAYS

With hf holidays - For independent travellers and walkers of all levels!

4 Nights From: £589

Yorkshire

We are pleased to continue with themed walking holidays with our partners at hf holidays – the award-winning experts in Guided Walking and Self-guided walking holidays, with over 100 years of experience in delivering unforgettable memories all based in their 3* and 4* Country Houses set in stunning surroundings. Gentle Guided Walking is an easier variation of HF’s classic Guided Walking Holidays. You will still enjoy the choice of three guided walks each day, one of which will be a gentle stroll of just 3 or 4 miles, with plenty of sightseeing opportunities. Their Field Advisors have done a great job of selecting fascinating, more straightforward routes that minimise the gradients and rough terrain. The resulting walks, still led by an experienced guide, should appeal to people looking for an introduction to walking, or to people who now prefer to take things a little more gently. Nobody knows the best places to walk like HF Holidays and with their knowledgeable guides you’ll never be short of some inside story on local features, viewpoints – and quite possibly, if you press them... the best pubs too!

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Transfers to/ from Henley-in-Arden to your chosen centre, including your return ferry crossings on the Freshwater Bay holiday ✓ 4 night’s full board from dinner on day of arrival to breakfast on day of departure including packed lunches on Wed, Thu & Fri ✓ Expert Guides for your chosen walks. All centres are staffed by a friendly, caring and knowledgeable team, who will be on hand to offer advice and assistance throughout your stay. ✘ Not included: Lunches on First and Last Days. Porterage of Luggage. Please note our coach does not stay in resort.

After your guided walk, you’ll still have all the benefits of an HF country house base, and in the evenings can relax over dinner with like-minded people before taking part in evening activities, quizzes, dancing and more

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Country House Overview – All are within National Parks or Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Each offering a unique holiday experience; from legendary packed lunches to dedicated boot rooms, maps and books galore, lounges to lounge in, bars to relax and socialise in and quiet corners to read in.

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On all Tours, we will spend time outdoors regardless of the weather. Please bring sensible, waterproof clothing and walking boots, as it can be wet and muddy, and occasions involves crossing becks. Our Active Traveller Holiday itineraries often include walks over uneven ground which may prove challenging for those customers with reduced and limited mobility.

Your Accommodation All accommodation prices are based on the hf holiday ‘Good Room’ category (Formerly known as ‘Classic Room’). On all venues there is an opportunity to upgrade to the hf category ‘Better Room’ (formerly known as their ‘Premium’ standard).

Special Interest Tours for the more Active Traveller


SOUTHERN LAKE DISTRICT

Walk in the footsteps of Wordsworth, Ruskin and Beatrix Potter, as you discover the places that stirred their imaginations. Enjoy the stunning mountain scenes with lakeside strolls, taking a cruise across the lake on the steam yacht Gondola, or enjoy getting nose-to-nose with the high peaks as you explore their heights.

Proposed Gentle Walking Itinerary:

Wednesday - This is a gentle walk mainly on tracks and quiet Lakeland roads, taking us into the beautiful Tilberthwaite Valley (5 Miles) Thursday - Walk via the Coppermines Valley to Coniston village and down to the jetty where the steam gondola normally leaves. (4 Miles) Friday - We walk through mixed woodland ascending to the iconic Tarn Hows. After taking in the views and enjoying the tranquillity of the tarn, we make are way down to Glen Mary Bridge where we see a perfect example of a Banked Barn with a Spinning Gallery. (3 ½ Miles) (For more active/experienced walkers longer alternative walks are available)

Your Holiday Hotel Monk Coniston, Coniston, Cumbria

Grasmere

Tue 1 - Sat 5 June 2021

4 Nights

Departs 9.00am

£589

Returns 4.30pm

Supplements Double Room for Sole Use: £48 | ‘Better’ Room Upgrade: £48 Holiday Insurance: £29.50

FRESHWATER BAY HOUSE, ISLE OF WIGHT

Wrapped in manicured gardens with stunning views over Coniston Water, Monk Coniston combines country house grandeur and romantic, gothic-style charm with contemporary touches to great effect among the rugged landscapes of the Lake District. Set in 8 acres of grounds this 32-Bedroom hotel is leased from the National Trust and was once owned by Beatrix Potter. Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Library. No Lift.

The Isle of Wight is a world away from the bustle of the mainland. On this Gentle Guided Walking holiday, you’ ll discover the island’s glorious 85-mile coastline of unspoilt sandy beaches and dramatic white cliff s, as well as panoramic walks over the flower-rich chalk downland.

Proposed Gentle Walking Itinerary:

Wednesday - Follow the Shepherd’s Trail through the fields and along an ancient trackway to Carisbrooke Castle (3 Miles). Thursday - Explore Alum Bay and the Needles Old Battery and New Battery before a glorious walk atop the chalk cliffs of Tennyson Down, offering magnificent views over the western half of the island. (4.5 Miles) Friday - Walk to the Long Stone, a neolithic long barrow and ancient meeting point, then on over the hills to Brighstone village (4.5 Miles) (For more active/experienced walkers longer alternative walks are available)

Your Holiday Hotel Freshwater Bay House, Freshwater Bay

Freshwater Bay

Tue 27 - Sat 31 July 2021

4 Nights

Departs 9.00am

£615

Returns 6.00pm

Supplements Double Room for Sole Use: £48 | ‘Better’ Room Upgrade: £48 Holiday Insurance: £29.50

LARPOOL HALL & THE NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS

Refurbished in 2016, many of its 48 bedrooms have breathtaking sea views. Surrounded by extensive gardens overlooking the bay and include a putting green, outdoor pool and private access to Freshwater By beach. 3 lounges, bar, restaurant. Heated outdoor pool. No Lift.

Escape to Whitby, whose handsome harbour and medieval streets are famously the setting for Bram Stoker ’s Dracula and home to the world’s best fish and chips, for a stay in Larpool Hall. This imposing Grade II listed Georgian mansion has been part of the town for hundreds of years and has evolved to offer an updated take on traditional hospitality. Wednesday – From the outskirts of Whitby we walk out across field tracks to the coast and then follow the beautiful Cleveland Way back towards the ruins of Whitby Abbey. (5 ½ Miles). Thursday – Starting in the village of Castleton, we join the Esk Valley Way through Danby Park, before ending our walk at The Moors Centre at Danby Lodge. (3 Miles). Friday – Our walk begins at Lower Askew, taking in the village of Lastingham with its Norman crypt of St Mary’s Church. We then make our way to the picturesque village of Hutton Le Hole. (3 ½ Miles). (For more active/experienced walkers longer alternative walks are available)

Your Holiday Hotel Larpool Hall, Nr Whitby, North Yorkshire

Whitby

Tue 14 - Sat 18 September 2021 Departs 9.00am

4 Nights Returns 5.00pm

Supplements Double Room for Sole Use: £48 | ‘Better’ Room Upgrade: £48 Holiday Insurance: £29.50

£589

Larpool Hall, an elegant 29 bedroom Georgian mansion, commands splendid views across the Esk Valley and towards the seaside town of Whitby. It is magnificently set within 14 acres of tranquil gardens and woodland, a quarter of a mile from the North York Moors National Park, with the best of the moors and coast in close reach. No Lift.

Special Interest Tours for the more Active Traveller

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Proposed Gentle Walking Itinerary:

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2021 BIRDWATCHING & WILDLIFE BREAKS Escorted by Ashley Grove

Puffins - Skomer Island

From a very young age, Ashley’s passion for nature and the great outdoors was obvious. Initially taking inspiration from his parents, he was soon pointing out new species of birds to them in their Warwickshire garden. Life does however have its restrictions, the need for a “proper” job being one of those, so Birds and Photography were relegated to hobbies for some time. However alongside the day jobs, Ashley has volunteered for the RSPB for many years and was asked by his local group in 2006 to give a talk, being already established as a very capable wildlife photographer.

© Flickr - Mike Maguire

This was to be the beginning of a big change and now as a recommended speaker for the RSPB, BTO & Royal Horticultural Society, Ashley gives around 50 talks a year. Subject matter for the talks is taken from his travels, which began in The Gambia and so became the obvious destination for his first guided tour. ‘Experience Nature’ have now run 15 holidays to The Gambia, many breaks to the Spanish Pyrenees, Trinidad & Tobago, Sri Lanka, Sweden and various British destinations, with more places in the pipeline at home and abroad. Johnsons are proud to announce that 2021 will be our 4th year of working in partnership with Ashley and the tours we will be featuring are listed on Pages 46 - 49

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Where facilities allow, these breaks will include an evening talk by Ashley, who is a recommended speaker by the RSPB and Royal Horticultural Society. Each of Ashley’s informative talks are illustrated with images from his stunning wildlife portfolio and punctuated with entertaining anecdotes of his experiences in the field.

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On all Tours we will spend time outdoors regardless of the weather. Please bring sensible clothing and wear strong shoes or boots, as it can be wet and muddy. Our Active Traveller Holiday itineraries often include walks which may be up to 1 – 1.5 miles long over uneven ground which may prove challenging for those customers with reduced and limited mobility. What else could you bring? Binoculars are recommended, and you may wish to bring a small bird guide book to help with identification or a compact digital camera, but this is entirely up to you! Osprey

Special Interest Tours for the more Active Traveller


DORSET - BIRDS GALORE!

© Flickr - Dan Meineck

BURNS, BIRDS & HIGHLAND BEASTIES

4 Nights From: £639

4 Nights From: £698

Ptarmigan

RSPB Arne

Join us for a special Taste of Burns Break . We will put on extra trips with our guides to look for our wintering wildlife and you can enjoy a Burns supper on Friday 22nd with traditional piper and the address to the haggis.

Portland Bill is Dorset’s most southerly point, jutting out nearly six miles into the English Channel and has to be one of the top sites in Dorset for wildlife and is a must for any keen nature enthusiast. From our hotel there are stunning panoramic views over Chesil Beach, Lyme Bay and Portland Harbour – an ideal base for exploring the wildlife of Dorset!

Snow Bunting

Friday - Udale Bay – Roseisle – Burghead Saturday - Anargach Woods (Crested Tits & Red Squirrel) * Grantown Mountains (Snow Bunting & Ptarmigan) * An Evening Talk from Ashley. Sunday - Loch Garten Osprey Centre & Insch Marsh (Crested Tits) * Rothiemurchas Mammal Hide.

Crested Tit

Bittern

Included Excursions

Wednesday We visit the Portland Bird Observatory and Field Centre, a haven of interest for naturalists all year round. Later, we continue to Radipole Lake RSPB. Nestling in the centre of Weymouth it is home to some stunning wildlife, including fabulous birds like bearded tits and kingfishers and elusive creatures such as otters and water voles. Flocks of swallows and martins gather over the water in spring to feed on insects after their migration from Africa. Warblers also arrive, including grasshopper, willow and Cetti’s warblers, blackcaps, whitethroats and lesser whitethroats. The reedbeds are full of singing sedge and reed warblers. You may be lucky enough to hear the boom of a bittern coming from the reedbed. Friday The RSPB nature reserve in Arne is a nature lover and bird watching paradise. The reserve is a vast expanse of heath and woodland bordering on Poole Harbour. The area is famed for the diverse birdlife. Twitchers are well catered for with hides scattered all over the area in opportunistic locations. The Arne peninsular is popular in all seasons due to its unique visitors and prolific mating seasons. Your Holiday Hotel

Your Holiday Hotel

The Heights Hotel Isle of Portland, Dorset

Grant Arms Hotel Grantown-on-Spey Situated in the heart of Grantown-on-Spey this 3-star hotel offers modern comforts whilst retaining a traditional Victorian character. Priding itself on its traditional Scottish dishes sourced from local produce, it also has a dedicated area showcasing the amazing local flora and fauna with wildlife enthusiasts listing daily sightings of birds and animals which guests can see for themselves. Restaurant, Bar. Mobility Grade: 3. Locality & Hotel are generally level with isolated steps throughout There is a lift to all floors. 4 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast is provided at our hotel.

Set on the summit of Portland with stunning sea and coastal views over Weymouth and Chesil beach towards Lyme Bay. Bar, Bistro & Coffee Shop with wonderful panoramic views. Mobility Grade: 3 – The hotel commands an elevated position. Bar & Bistro is situated on the first floor accessible via a lift or 2 small flights of stairs. All bedrooms are situated on ground and first floor only. First floor rooms are not easily accessible via the lift so anyone with walking difficulties should request a ground floor room. 4 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast is provided at our hotel.

Tue 25 - Sat 29 May 2021 Thu 21 - Mon 25 January 2021 Departs 7.00am

4 Nights Returns 7.30pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £28 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

£639

Departs 9.30am

4 Nights Returns 4.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £60 | Holiday Insurance: £28 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Discounts available for RSPB Members

Book with Malvern World Travel 01684 562406

£698

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Included Excursions

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WILDLIFE IN PEMBROKESHIRE

NORFOLK BIRDS GALORE

4 Nights From: £699

4 Nights From: £635 Pembrokeshire

Titchwell RSPB

Pembrokeshire is a happy hunting ground for birdwatchers, offering them the opportunity to ‘ twitch’ to their hearts content, such is the variety of birdlife on display. The harvest of ticks in boxes has the potential to be colossal with the choice of seabirds, songbirds, raptors, waders, wildfowl, corvines, ocean wanderers, warblers, finches - the list is endless.

Included Excursions

Thursday We travel deep into Wales pausing en-route at the RSPB Newport Wetlands, before arriving in Carmarthen for our 4-night stay. Friday A morning trip to Kidwelly Quay to watch the wading birds at high tide. Later, we visit Dinas RSPB and RSPB Gwenffrwddinas, Ystradff in, at Llandovery. Puffins Saturday Lying less than a mile off the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast, is the world renowned wildlife paradise of Skomer Island. The exposed headlands, towering offshore rocks, and sheltered inlets of this fascinating island are home to an incredible variety of wildlife, both above and below the surface. Skomer is the largest of Pembrokeshire’s islands at around 730 acres. It is owned by NRW (Natural Resources Wales), and managed by The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales. The island’s isolation means that there are no ground predators present on the island. For this reason Skomer has become one of the world’s most important habitats for burrow nesting seabirds. Sunday This morning we visit Whiteford Nature Reserve followed by an afternoon trip to Rhossili (Worms Head). Monday Homeward bound.

Norfolk is second to none as a county to see birds all year round. It is not renowned for just the sheer quantity of good birds to be seen but also for the quality of them. Many resident species are either not found elsewhere or are localised. Add to this the regular appearance of Scarce Migrates or National Rarities and it is obvious why birders return time and time again to Norfolk at all times of the year, year after year.

Included Excursions

Monday – We travel out to Norfolk via Lakenheath (RSPB) Tuesday - Titchwell RSPB Reserve Wednesday - Waxham, Winterton & Horsey Mere, with an evening talk from Ashley Thursday - Seal Cruise & Cley Norfolk Wildlife Trust taking in Blakeney Point & Cley Marshes (Norfolk Wildlife Trust), Inc a Seal Cruise. Friday – Homeward Bound.

Seal Cruise

Marsh Harrier

Your Holiday Hotel

Your Holiday Hotel

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Ivy Bush Royal Hotel Carmarthen

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The Links Country Park Hotel West Runton, Nr Cromer

Located on the River Tywi within walking distance of the town centre, the 3-star Ivy Bush sympathetically blends olde-world charm with today’s modern facilities. Restaurant, large lounge area, and bar. Mobility Grade: 3 – Immediate locality reasonably flat. Hotel: One step to entrance with ramp alternative. Small lift to all floors. Due to the age & style of the building there are some floors with a few unavoidable steps. 4 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast is provided at our hotel.

Thu 29 July - Mon 2 Aug 2021 Departs 9.00am

4 Nights Returns 5.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

£635

Set in 35 acres of wooded parkland, which feature an impressive golf course, the Links Country Park Hotel is situated just 3-miles from Cromer. The magnificent period building is rich in traditional charm, and the elegant rooms feature antique furniture and have views of West Runton Village, the golf course, or the coast. Restaurant, Bar & Leisure Centre with indoor swimming pool. There is a sandy beach is just 15 minutes’ walk away. Mobility Grade: 4. Locality fairly level with a lift to all floors. 4 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast is provided at our hotel.

Mon 13 - Fri 17 September 2021 Departs 9.30am

4 Nights Returns 3.30pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Reductions available for RSPB Members

Sightseeing Excursions are Included in the Price - On All Holidays!

£699


WILDLIFE ON THE ISLES OF SCILLY By Air

SOLWAY FIRTH WILDLIFE HOLIDAY

5 Nights From: £1225

4 Nights From: £635

Black Redstart

Barnacle Goose

A visit to the Isles of ✓ Look What’s Included Scilly at this time of the ✓ Return coach transfers to Land’s End year always has an extra Airport ✓ Return ‘Skybus’ Flights to St edge to it if you are a Mary’s birdwatcher! Birds are on the move from their breeding grounds heading to over-winter in milder climates and due to its location, the Scilly ’s can be a landing ground for birds from America to Siberia and anywhere in between. Weather conditions depict what might drop in, but there is always plenty to see with Black Redstart, Firecrest, Purple Sandpiper, Lapland Bunting, Hoopoe and Rose Coloured Starling being regular migrants. Should the weather deliver from the west, birds like American Robin and the Black & White Warbler are all possible. There is an active grapevine on the islands, with new birds being reported regularly as they are found and evenings have a log call of the day’s bird sightings, which is a fun social gathering of birding tales and adventures.

As birdwatching sites for Wildfowl and Waders go, the Solway Firth is globally important, with tens of thousands of birds overwintering here between October and February. The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust reserve of Caerlaverock will be at the centre of our activities, boasting flocks of up to 40,000 Barnacle Geese from Arctic Svalbard, which share the wetlands with Pinkfooted & White-fronted Geese, Whooper Swans and various wading birds. We’ ll also venture west to Loch Ryan, one of the best places to spot a variety of seaducks, grebes and divers in Scotland.

Included Excursions

Walking tour of St Mary ’s Tresco & Tresco Abbey Gardens St Martin’s & St Agnes - Full-day excursions by boat to the island of St Martin’s with its beautiful beaches and scenery and St Agnes, which is only a mile wide. You then continue to the uninhabited outer isles to view colonies of wild seals and birdlife. The days on which the excursions will operate is weather dependant and will be at the discretion of the hotel. Flights: All tours include return flights from Land’s End Airport to St Mary’s on the Isles of Scilly. Flights are with Skybus who operate the scheduled 20-minute flying time with 19 & 8-seater aircraft. 11451 All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays in this brochure are financially protected by the Civil Aviation Authority ATOL Scheme – Johnsons ATOL Number is 11451.

Included Excursions

Sunday – We drive north to the Scottish Borders for our 4-night stay. Monday – Full day at Caerlaverock WWT reserve. Tuesday – Loch Ryan. It is well worth the 1.5 hr journey each way I think to see some different birds. The best viewpoint is from Kirkcolm (Wig Bay). Wednesday – A morning visit to RSPB, Ken-Dee Marshes with a further afternoon visit to Caerlaverock WWT. Thursday – Homeward bound.

Teal

Your Holiday Hotel

The Star Castle Hotel St Mary’s For further information on this hotel please see Page 20. 5 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast is provided at our hotel.

Fri 8 - Wed 13 October 2021 Departs 7.00am

5 Nights

Centrally located, the Cairndale is situated only a 5 minute walk from Dumfries town centre. Restaurant, Leisure Club with heated swimming pool, spa bath and gymnasium. Mobility Grade: 3. Locality fairly level with isolated steps in hotel, however a lift serves all floors. 4 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast is provided at our hotel.

£1225

Returns 6.30pm Sun 31 Oct - Thu 4 Nov 2021

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £28 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Clients who are unable to walk reasonable distances will be limited in their enjoyment of the holiday. Please note that mini coaches are used for island transfers and that our excursions to Tresco, St Martins and St Agnes involve transportation by boat.

Departs 7.30am

4 Nights Returns 6.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £80 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Travel with Johnsons - Travel with Friends!

£635

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Cairndale Hotel Dumfries

Your Holiday Hotel

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THE CHANNEL ISLANDS JERSEY & GUERNSEY By Air

Corbiere Lighthouse, Jersey

Just off the Normandy coast, the Channel Islands comprising of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm are a short hop away from Britain and mainland Europe. There is so much to see and do in the Channel Islands. From cliffs coated with wildflowers to the beautiful beaches that fringe its shores, Jersey is a truly picturesque destination. Just 19 miles from France, the island effortlessly combines European sophistication with traditional British charm. With its unspoiled landscape, Jersey really is a place where you can get away from it all. Relax and enjoy the famed hospitality of its people and lose yourself in the Island’s winding lanes or on its breathtaking coast.

All Jersey & Guernsey Tours Deposits – All Jersey Tours require a deposit of £250, payable at the time of booking. All Air Holidays are weather permitting and that the itinerary may have to be varied for weather conditions. 11451

CHANNEL ISLANDS

Alternatively, why not head to Guernsey, the second largest of the Channel Islands – Full of natural beauty, it provides a relaxing environment for a peaceful getaway. Winding lanes reveal rolling pastures, tree filled valleys, dotted with traditional Guernsey farmhouses, dramatic clifftop views and glorious sandy beaches – with a surprise around every corner!

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✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Return Air Travel from Birmingham or East Midlands ✓ Return transfers between Jersey/Guernsey airport & hotel ✓ Half Board Accommodation ✓ Outlined Excursions ✓ One piece of hold luggage per person (20Kgs) ✓ All current taxes. ✘ Not included: All lunches

All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays in this brochure are financially protected by the Civil Aviation Authority ATOL Scheme – Johnsons ATOL Number is 11451.

Not all exact flight times are known at the time of our brochure going to press. These will be advised with your final documentation approximately two weeks prior to departure. PASSPORTS Whilst passports are not required for entry to the Channel Islands, increased security is such that most airlines now require that you produce valid photo identification at check in. The following forms of ID are acceptable: ✓ Valid Passport ✓ Valid Photographic driving licence ✓ Citizen Card However, if you are planning a trip to St Malo in France from Jersey, a passport will be required. Important: In all cases, if you are unable to provide the necessary ID, you will be refused travel.

Guernsey

CURRENCY The island’s currency is Sterling. However, the island does have its own coins and notes which you may receive in change and it is worthwhile remembering that these are NOT accepted in the UK!

Free Door to Door Home Pick-Up Service on all Holidays


SECRETS OF JERSEY By Air

6 or 7 Nights From: £895

Gorey Castle

7 Night Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 We transfer to East Midlands Airport for our flight to Jersey. Upon arrival, we are transferred to the Golden Sands Hotel, where we stay for 7 nights. Day 2 Enjoy our included full-day island tour by coach, which will travel along the coast of Jersey from St. Brelade’s Bay to Corbiere Lighthouse. We then continue along St. Ouen’s Bay for a visit to the Jersey Pearl Centre before travelling to the rugged north coast cove of Greve De Lecq. In the afternoon we include a guided tour of the La Mare Wine Estate where we visit the beautiful vineyards, orchards, the Cognac style distillery and the chocolate production kitchen. Day 3 A day at leisure in resort. Day 4 A half day visit to the magnificent Samarès Manor. Dating in part to Norman times, the House is surrounded by beautiful gardens originally designed & constructed in the 1920s by millionaire ship owner and plant enthusiast, Sir James Knott. Day 5 Our day begins with a visit to Bouley Bay and on to the north east coast and delightful Rozel Bay. We visit Gorey to see the harbour and gardens, taking in some more lovely scenery as we return via St Helier. Day 6 A day at leisure in resort. Day 7 A half day visit to the Jersey War Tunnels, where we discover the true story of the Occupation of Jersey during the dark days of World War II. Day 8 We transfer to Jersey Airport for the flight to East Midlands, and our onward journey home.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Return Airport Coach Transfers ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Return flights to Jersey ✓ Hotel transfers ✓ 6 or 7 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Airport Taxes. ✘ Not included: All lunches

© Visit Jersey

The Golden Sands Hotel has been welcoming Johnsons clients for over 30 years and is one of our most popular hotels with its glorious views over St Brelade’s Bay. If you are looking for a holiday right on the beach then the Golden Sands is a perfect choice.

Corbiere Lighthouse

Note: The itinerary may vary according to weather conditions.

6 Night Holiday Itinerary

As above, but please delete Day 4 – These tours do not visit Samarès Manor.

Your Holiday Hotel

Offering very high standards and occupying a magnificent position directly on the sea front with gardens and a few shops near the hotel. Stylish Restaurant, Cocktail Bar with wonderful views, Quiet Lounge. Mobility Grade: 4 - Resort: On level sea front location. Hotel: On level sea front location. Lift to all floors.

6 Nights

£899

Sat 15 - Sat 22 May 2021

7 Nights

£1149

Tue 15 - Tue 22 June 2021

7 Nights

£1239

Tue 14 - Tue 21 September 2021

7 Nights

£1175

6 Nights

£989

Tue 19 - Mon 25 October 2021 Departs TBA

Singles Galore Returns TBA

Bouley Bay

Supplements 6 Night Tours – Single: Nil | Sea View Balcony: £114 7 Night Tours - Single: £105 (7 Night) | Inland Double for Sole Use: £175 Sea View Balcony £139 | Superior Sea View: £175

Singles Galore

Sat 17 - Fri 23 April 2021

Holiday Insurance: £57.50 (6 Night Tour) £60.50 (7 Night Tour) (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour).

For Friendly Help and Advice Call us on 01564 797000

CHANNEL ISLANDS

The Golden Sands Hotel St Brelade’s Bay

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© Visit Jersey

JERSEY BATTLE OF FLOWERS

GUERNSEY AND HERM

5 or 6 Nights From: £925

7 Nights From: £1249 Battle of Flowers

Guernsey

The Jersey Battle of Flowers day ✓ Look What’s Included parade undoubtedly is one of the ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Return most spectacular floral carnivals Airport Coach Transfers ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Return flights to in Europe, and there is no better Jersey ✓ Hotel transfers ✓ 7 nights half time to visit Jersey a popular board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Airport holiday destination than during Taxes. ✘ Not included: All lunches The Battle of Flowers week . This internationally renowned event brings together the many island parishes in an explosion of colour and is without doubt the highlight of the summer.

THE CHANNEL ISLANDS

Holiday Itinerary

Saturday We include Door-to-Door transfers to East Midlands Airport, followed by our flight to Jersey and hotel transfers to the Monterey Hotel. Sunday Enjoy our included full-day island tour by coach, which will travel along the coast of Jersey from St. Brelade’s Bay to Corbiere Lighthouse. We then continue along St. Ouen’s Bay for a visit to the Jersey Pearl Centre before travelling to the rugged north coast cove of Greve De Lecq. In the afternoon, we include a guided tour of the La Mare Wine Estate where we visit the beautiful vineyards, orchards, the Cognac style distillery and the chocolate production kitchen. Monday A full day at leisure in resort. Tuesday A half day visit to the Jersey War Tunnels, where we discover the true story of the Occupation of Jersey during World War II. Walk along the very tunnels which were trodden on by the German soldiers and discover what Jersey life was like during those dark days of the occupation. Wednesday At leisure with an included evening ‘Behind the Scenes’ excursion to view the parade floats. Thursday We include Grandstand Tickets for the Battle of Flowers Parade. Friday At leisure however during the evening we include a transfer back to the arena to enjoy the popular ‘Moonlight Parade’ of the floats. Saturday We include transfers to Jersey Airport for the flight to East Midlands, then homeward bound. Note: The itinerary may vary according to weather conditions.

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Your Holiday Hotel The Monterey Hotel St Helier Well situated in a convenient residential area, ten minutes from the centre of St Helier and is positioned on a regular bus route. Restaurant, Bar/lounge. Outdoor pool. Indoor Pool with Jacuzzi steam room & mini gym. Mobility Grade: 3 - Resort: On the level. Hotel: Level main entrance. A few isolated steps internally but lift serves all floors. Sat 7 - Sat 14 August 2021 Departs TBA

7 Nights Returns TBA

£1249

A short journey from home, but a million miles from the hectic pace of 21st century life! Nestling off the Normandy coast, Guernsey is the second largest of the Channel Islands – An island full of natural beauty, it provides a relaxing environment for a peaceful getaway.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Return Airport Coach Transfers ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Return flights to Guernsey with Aurigny Airlines ✓ Hotel transfers ✓ 5 or 6 nights half board ✓ 3 Excursions ✓ Airport Taxes. ✘ Not included: All lunches

6 Night Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 We transfer to East Midlands Airport for our flight to Guernsey. Upon arrival, we are transferred to the Peninsula Hotel, where we stay for 6 nights. Day 2 A tour of St Peter Port. Afternoon at leisure. Day 3 A guided tour of the north and east of the island. Day 4 A free day to explore more of Guernsey. Local buses operate from nearby and provide easy access to the centre of St Peter Port and the rest of the island. Day 5 We join a catamaran for a visit to the lovely, peaceful island of Herm. There will be time to walk to Shell Beach (approx 1.5 Km) or relax in the village of Herm Harbour. Please note that depending upon tides there may be some steep steps to negotiate at St Peter Port. Day 6 A free day to explore more of Guernsey. Day 7 We transfer to Guernsey Airport for the flight to East Midlands, and our onward journey home. Note: The itinerary may vary according to weather conditions.

5 Night Holiday Itinerary

As above, but please delete Day 6. Your Holiday Hotel Peninsula Hotel Vale The hotel is situated on a small peninsula on the north-west coast of the island and with views over Grand Havre Bay. Spacious Lounge, Sarnia Restaurant, Rendezvous Bar. Pitch & Putt Golf Course. A regular bus service connects you to St Peter Port. Mobility rating: 5 - Locality level. Hotel level with a lift to all floors.

Sat 10 - Fri 16 April 2021

6 Nights

£925

Sat 12 - Fri 18 June 2021

6 Nights

£1098

6 Nights

£1098

5 Nights

£998

Sat 21 - Fri 27 August 2021 Sun 10 - Fri 15 October 2021

Singles Galore

Departs TBA

Returns TBA

Supplements 6 Night Tours - Single Room: £123 | Standard Sea View: £72 5 Night Tours - Single Room: Nil | Standard Sea View: £60 Holiday Insurance: £57.50 (Apr) £60.50 (Jun/Aug) £50.50 (Oct)

Supplements Double for Sole Use: £258 | Superior Room: £45 Holiday Insurance: £60.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

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BEMBRIDGE COAST HOTEL Bembridge, Isle of Wight

4 Nights From: £469 Commanding magnificent views across the Solent, Bembridge Coast is a thoroughly modern hotel set in lovely grounds. Once again, we are pleased ✓ Look What’s Included to offer a superb choice of ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own holidays staying at a selection courier service ✓ Club Class Extra of Warner Leisure Hotels Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board that are renowned for their accommodation ✓ Outlined excursions ✘ Not included: All lunches comfort, luxury, cuisine and entertainment- beautiful hotels from countryside to coast, boasting stunning grounds. Your Accommodation Sleep Easy! At all hotels, rooms are in the main building or nearby annexes, designed with your relaxation in mind and are lift accessible. Steep yourself in history or enjoy contemporary elegance - the choice is yours. The main building with the leisure centre, bar and restaurant is never far away.

Other Hotel Facilities Include: Restaurant, Bar, Lounge with extensive entertainment facilities. Hotel has a lift. There may be some walking between the accommodation and the main hotel facilities. Please note: Most single rooms are in Standard Chalets, not in the hotel. These are of a 3-star standard, tastefully decorated with ensuite, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Twin and double rooms are in the hotel complex and are 4-star.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We depart locally to the south coast and our ferry crossing to the Isle of Wight, arriving at Warners ‘Bembridge’ for a 4-night stay with dinner, bed & breakfast included. Tuesday to Thursday At leisure in your Warners Resort plus we include 2 excursions: Scenic Island Tour (Wed), Godshill Half Day (Thu). Friday We depart after breakfast and travel back home making suitable comfort stops en-route.

Entertainment A world of discovery awaits you! Live Music and Performances As the sun goes down, the party gets started with an evening show kicking off right after dinner. Dress up, dress down, have a boogie or take it easy - it’s your holiday! During your stay, there will be different entertainment every night.

Mon 15 - Fri 19 March 2021 Mon 1 - Fri 5 November 2021 Departs 9.30am

Remember to take your swimsuits, tennis racquets, trainers if you would like to use the facilities available some of the sites have Outdoor bowls, Fun croquet, Archery, Tennis and swimming pools with skilled staff available to guide you to ensure you enjoy every minute of your holiday.

GOLD featuring live shows & music

4 Nights

£469

GOLD Turkey & Tinsel Festive Fun

4 Nights

£499

Returns 6.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Signature Room Upgrades (Twin/Doubles Only): £20 Holiday Insurance: £28 (Mar) £29.50 (Nov) All prices are per person and are for the entire tour.

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All Standard Rooms/Chalets include: ✓ LCD-TV ✓ En Suite Bedrooms ✓ Complimentary Toiletries ✓ Hairdryer ✓ Hospitality Tray with biscuits replenished daily Hotel Signature Room Upgrades – Available on most departures Wonderfully smart decor, upgraded spacious amenities and bigger beds and chairs, plus mini-bar.

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NIDD HALL

Chard, Somerset

Nr Harrogate, North Yorkshire

4 Nights From: £585 Nidd Hall is a jewel of Georgian splendour. It is set in 45 acres of landscaped gardens and perched on the edge of the rugged Yorkshire moors near Harrogate in North Yorkshire. You cannot help but be enchanted by the elegance of this Grade II listed house.

Holiday Itinerary

Holiday Itinerary

WARNERS

Monday We head to North Yorkshire, arriving at Nidd Hall during the afternoon for our 4-night stay. Tuesday to Thursday At leisure in your Warners Resort, plus we include 2 excursions: The Spa town of Harrogate (Wed) RHS Harlow Carr (Thu). Friday We depart after breakfast and travel back home making suitable comfort stops en-route.

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Departs 10.00am

GOLD Live shows & music

4 Nights

Returns 4.30pm

Located near Chard in Somerset and set within glorious landscaped gardens this Regency Style Manor House is famous as the setting for the TV series to ‘ The Manor Born’. Other Hotel Facilities Include: Restaurant, Lounge areas, Pavilion entertainment room, Indoor Pool, sauna & steam room. Hotel: Ramp alternative to steps into main entrance and restaurant. Lift to all floors, including Pavilion Room. Please note that there may be some walking between accommodation and main hotel facilities.

Other Hotel Facilities Include: Lounge, bar, restaurant, purpose-built cabaret venue, indoor swimming pool, spa bath, sauna and steam room. The grounds are fairly flat and accessible. Hotel has a lift to all floors. Please note that there may be some walking between the accommodation and the main hotel facilities.

Mon 24 - Fri 28 May 2021

4 Nights From: £609

£585

Monday We depart locally and travel to our Warner Resort ‘Cricket St Thomas’ for a 4-night stay with dinner, bed & breakfast included. Tuesday to Thursday At leisure in your Warners Resort plus we include 2 excursions: Lyme Regis (Wed), Dorchester (Thu). Friday We depart after breakfast and travel back home making suitable comfort stops en-route.

Mon 14 - Fri 18 June 2021

GOLD Live shows & music

Departs 11.00am

4 Nights

Returns 3.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Signature Room Upgrades (Twin/Doubles Only): £30 Holiday Insurance: £29.50

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Signature Room Upgrades (Twin/Doubles Only): £30 Holiday Insurance: £29.50

All prices are per person and are for the entire tour.

All prices are per person and are for the entire tour.

Book with Malvern World Travel 01684 562406

£609


BODELWYDDAN CASTLE

GUNTON HALL VILLAGE

North Wales

Suffolk

4 Nights From: £589

Other Hotel Facilities Include: Restaurant, Bar, Lounge areas & extensive entertainment facilities, Sculpture gallery with stunning vaulted ceiling and marbled chimney place, heated indoor swimming pool, spa pool, sauna, steam room and fitness studio, 4 rink indoor bowls complex etc. (Some facilities chargeable). The grounds have slopes and gravel. The hotel has a lift and there may be some walking between your accommodation and the main hotel facilities.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We travel outward via the historic City of Chester – Be sure to visit the two-tiered ‘Rows’ shopping galleries, the lovely cathedral and the city walls. Arrive at our hotel mid-afternoon. Settle into your room and later enjoy your evening meal and entertainment. Tuesday-Thursday At leisure to enjoy all the fabulous facilities and entertainment provided. We will offer two included excursions. Llandudno (Tue) Snowdonia (Thu). Friday We depart after breakfast and travel back home making suitable comfort stops en-route.

Mon 19 - Fri 23 July 2021 Departs 10.00am

GOLD Live shows & music

4 Nights

Returns 4.00pm

£589

Gunton Hall has a distinctly rural feel; it may be within walking distance of the beach, but it’s surrounded by Suffolk woodland, gardens and a picturesque lake. Its comfortable and well equipped chalets are laced around 50 acres of grounds, with a carefully tended walled garden. Other Hotel Facilities Include: Heated swimming pool, bubble pool, steam room and sauna, fully equipped fitness studio, aqua fitness lessons, a health and beauty salon, a gift shop, live nightly entertainment, coffee shop and an indoor bowls hall. Outdoor facilities feature: Archery & rifle shooting, pitch & putt, croquet & curling.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We drive east towards the beautiful Suffolk Coast near Lowestoft, arriving at Warners Gunton Hall Coastal Village for our 3-night stay. Tuesday - Thursday At leisure in hotel, with time to relax and enjoy the leisure facilities or join us on one of our included excursions. Southwold & Aldeburgh (Tue) Great Yarmouth (Thu). Friday We depart after breakfast and travel back home making suitable comfort stops en-route.

Mon 16 - Fri 20 August 2021

GOLD Live shows & music

Departs 9.30am

4 Nights

Returns 4.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Signature Room Upgrades (Twin/Doubles Only): £30 Holiday Insurance: £29.50

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Signature Room Upgrades (Twin/Doubles Only): £30 Holiday Insurance: £29.50

All prices are per person and are for the entire tour.

All prices are per person and are for the entire tour.

Free Door to Door Home Pick-Up Service on All Holidays

£529

WARNERS

Set in 200 acres of gardens and park Bodelwyddan Castle with its ivy-clad turrets and commanding hilltop position offers a truly unforgettable experience.

4 Nights From: £529

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THE ISLE OF MAN By Sea

5 Nights From: £699 Douglas

The Isle of Man has over 200 square miles of beautiful unspoilt countryside and a coastline with little coves and superb beaches. Our base is the island capital, Douglas, with its delightful promenade, Victorian pier and little specialist shops.

Holiday Itinerary

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Johnsons Coach throughout ✓ Return ferry crossing Heysham/ Douglas ✓ 5 nights half board ✓ Ride on the Snaefell Mountain Railway ✓ Laxey Wheel ✓ Admission to Cregneash Folk Museum & the Sound Visitor Centre ✓ Entrance to the House of Manannan ✘ Not included: All lunches

Day 1 We travel north to Heysham to catch our ferry to Douglas. Day 2 A free day to relax, settle in and explore Douglas. Day 3 Today, we travel to Laxey Station, where we board a train on the Snaefell Mountain Railway to the top of the island’s highest mountain for spectacular views of the island (weather permitting!). We take the train back to Laxey and pay a visit to the Laxey Wheel. Day 4 We follow the course of the famous TT race to Tynwald Hill, the home of the Manx Parliament, which has Nordic origins and is the oldest parliament in the world. We continue to Peel and discover the secrets of The House of Manannan. Day 5 Our destination today is the village of Cregneash, where we visit the National Folk Museum, we continue to the Sounds Visitor Centre for spectacular views over the Calf of Man before returning to Douglas via Castletown for a free afternoon. Day 6 We board our ferry to Heysham and continue south homewards to the Midlands.

Your Holiday Hotel

Laxey Wheel

© Isle of Man Tourism

The order of the days our excursions operate may be subject to alteration.

✓ Popular Favourite

THE ISLE OF MAN

Empress Hotel Douglas

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Our comfortable and elegant hotel is located on the Victorian promenade overlooking Douglas Bay and is just a short walk from the town centre. Restaurant, bar, spa bath, sauna & steam room, gymnasium. Mobility Grade: 3. Locality is level. Hotel has 18 steps to entrance but alternative entrance is available. There is a lift to all floors and public areas have ramps.

Thu 22 - Tue 27 April 2021

5 Nights

Tue 13 - Sun 18 July 2021

5 Nights

£815

Fri 17 - Wed 22 September 2021

5 Nights

£799

Departs 8.00am

£699

Returns 5.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £53 (Apr) £63 (July/Sep) Holiday Insurance: £29 (Apr) £30.50 (July/Sep) (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

Snaefell Mountain Railway

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories!


THE ENCHANTING ISLES OF SCILLY by Air

6 Nights From: £1089 St Mary’s

The Isles of Scilly are five inhabited islands set amongst countless outcrops and islets. Although just 28 miles from Land’s End in Cornwall, their mild climate makes them a haven for flora and fauna. Holidays in the Scilly Isles offer the chance to catch water taxis to St Martin’s, with its untamed coastline, or visit tiny St Agnes – home to just 72 people. Many of the outlying islands are pristine sanctuaries inhabited solely by seals, birds and other wildlife, just perfect for exploring!

Included Excursions

Walking tour of St Mary ’s A full-day guided walking tour of St Mary’s, including Old Town and the Lower Moors Nature Trail and the metal lighthouse at Peninnis Head. Tresco A crossing to the second largest island, Tresco, for a visit to the world famous Tresco Abbey Gardens. We are at leisure to explore the Gardens. Established in the ruins of a Benedictine priory, they contain plants found nowhere else in Britain. Later, we meet our Guide for the return sailing to St Mary’s and back to the hotel.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ 6 nights half board ✓ All coach transfers to/from Land’s End ✓ Return Skybus Flights from Land’s End to St Mary’s ✓ Airport/Hotel transfers ✓ 3 outlined excursions ✓ 2 FREE days at leisure ✘ Not included: All lunches

Flights All tours include return flights from Land’s End Airport to St Mary’s on the Isles of Scilly. Flights are with Skybus who operate the scheduled 20-minute flying time with 19 & 8-seater aircraft. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays in this 11451 brochure are financially protected by the Civil Aviation Authority ATOL Scheme – Johnsons ATOL Number is 11451.

St Martin’s or St Agnes A full-day trip to the island of St Martin’s with its beautiful beaches and scenery or St Agnes, which is only a mile wide. You then continue to the uninhabited outer isles to view colonies of wild seals and birdlife. (The exact island chosen will be down to the discretion of the hotel and is weather and tidal dependent). ✓ Popular Favourite

The Atlantic Inn St Mary’s, Isle of Scilly

The Atlantic is located directly on the water’s edge overlooking the harbour. The hotel is an old inn, so bedrooms vary in shape and size. Delightful restaurant built over the water and Ocean Bar with sea views. Mobility Grade: 2 – Town and hotel: Fairly level location. Hotel has no lift and frequent steps and stairs. Excursions include walking tours and sea launch journeys. Coaches are not used on the island.

Sat 27 Mar - Fri 2 Apr 2021

6 Nights

£1089

Fri 23 - Thu 29 April 2021

6 Nights

£1189

Tue 4 - Mon 10 May 2021

6 Nights

£1189

Wed 28 July - Tue 3 Aug 2021

6 Nights

£1279

Tue 3 - Mon 9 August 2021

6 Nights

£1259

Thu 30 Sep - Wed 6 Oct 2021

6 Nights

£1245

Sat 16 - Fri 22 October 2021

6 Nights

£1149

Departs 7.00am

Returns 6.00pm (Mar/May/Aug/Sep/Oct) 6.30pm (Apr) 10.00pm (Jul)

Abbey Gardens, Tresco

Supplements Single Room: £120 | Sea View: £72 Holiday Insurance: £30.50 (Mar/Apr/May) £32.50 (Jul/Aug/Sep/Oct) Times are approximate (subject to flight times) Deposits - A deposit of £250 per person is payable at the time of booking. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Clients who are unable to walk reasonable distances will be limited in their enjoyment of the holiday. Please note that mini coaches are used for island transfers and that our excursions to Tresco and St Martins or St Agnes involve transportation by boat. Also please remember that all air and sea journeys are weather permitting and that the itinerary may have to be varied for weather and tidal conditions.

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Your Holiday Hotel

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RELAXED FALMOUTH

MEMBLY HALL HOTEL, FALMOUTH

& the Cornish Riviera

& the Cornishman

4 or 6 Nights From: £459

Falmouth

Falmouth is often regarded as the ‘Jewel of Cornwall’s Riviera’ – A picturesque coastal resort with the Old Town’s quaint streets and alleyways, the fascinating Maritime Museum, Pendennis Castle on the headland and beautiful beaches.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 or 6 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Return train from St Erth to St Ives ✓ Poldark Mine (6 nt tour only) ✓ Entrance to Trebah Gardens (6 nt tour only) ✘ Not included: All lunches

Your Included Excursions on All Tours

St Ives We drive to St Erth where we board the local train for the short journey to St Ives. Here we discover one of Cornwall’s best loved resorts with its cobbled streets, winding alleyways, historic harbour and quaint fisherman’s cottages. A mecca for artists for many years, the town is home to the Tate Gallery St. Ives. Truro & Mevagissey We head to the Cornish Capital – Truro. Here, we are free to explore the cobbled streets and Georgian Houses or visit the stunning Cathedral. We then continue to the delightful fishing village of Mevagissey - This pretty village is packed with character and Cornish charm. Additional Included Excursions on 7 Day Tour A scenic drive west to Penzance travelling via Marazion with views of St Michael’s Mount. Our drive takes us to Poldark Mine - the only complete tin mine in Cornwall open for underground guided tours and is regarded as one of the most historic locations in the annals of Cornish Mining. Located near Helston, the mine is set in 4-acres of wooded riverside gardens. Explore the labyrinth of levels, caverns, tunnels and shafts that make up this 18th century mine. . Underground scenes in the series were filmed here and a number of artefacts were used as props. Trebah Discover the majestic Trebah Gardens, a sub-tropical paradise set against a stunning coastal backdrop, one of the Great Gardens of Cornwall!

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All tours include a Day at leisure in Falmouth

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Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Popular Favourite

Falmouth

The historic fishing town of Falmouth boasts an enchanting combination of picturesque narrow streets, a fascinating harbour, numerous sheltered coves and superb sandy beaches. Our itinerary takes in some of the highlights of the Cornish Riviera.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Outlined Excursions ✘ Not included: 3 lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Thursday We drive to the West Country, making a convenient stop for lunch en-route. Friday We visit the historic village of Charlestown, a classic location for many a TV drama including Mansfield Park and Poldark. This afternoon we travel to the Mevagissey fishing village of Mevagissey with its eclectic mix of shops, craft workshops, art galleries, cafés, pubs and restaurants. Saturday A free day in Falmouth, perhaps to explore the bustling harbour. Sunday Today we enjoy an excursion travelling northwards via Newquay and visit the picturesque fishing village of Boscastle with its medieval core and distinctive harbour. We then continue to Tintagel, a pretty village whose castle ruins are associated with the legends of King Arthur. Finally, we visit the delightful old harbour town of Padstow situated on the Camel Estuary; explore its quaint narrow streets and perhaps take a walk to the headland for some fabulous views of the estuary and distant hills. Monday We travel home with a convenient stop for lunch enroute. Your Holiday Hotel

The Membly Hall Hotel Falmouth

The Falmouth Hotel Falmouth

Owned by the Andrew family for over forty years, Membly Hall offers an intimate and friendly atmosphere whilst enjoying a superb seafront position on Falmouth Bay. Covered sun lounge, Wellness sauna & spa pool, jacuzzi, pool table, tennis court & short mat bowls available. Restaurant, Bar, Lounge. Large Dance Floor & Regular Entertainment Programme. Mobility Grade: 3 – Town and hotel: Fairly level location. Hotel entrance has a slight incline & a few steps, but lift serves all floors. Due to the nature of the building there are occasional steps on landings. Mon 5 - Fri 9 April 2021

4 Nights

Sun 1 - Sat 7 August 2021

6 Nights

£759

Thu 14 - Mon 18 October 2021

4 Nights

£459

£459

Departs 8.00am (Apr) 8.30am (Aug) 9.30am (Oct) Returns 6.00pm (Apr) 5.00pm (Aug/Oct) Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £28 (Apr) £32.50 (Aug) £29.50 (Oct) All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

4 Nights From: £679

Affectionately known as the ‘Grand Old Lady of Falmouth’. Dating from 1865 with its impressive Victorian architecture and spacious interiors the hotel commands a wonderful prime seafront location and excellent sea views. Restaurant, Bars, Lounge, Health Centre with sauna, solarium & jacuzzi. Mobility Grade: 4 – Resort: Generally, level although access to the town area is quite hilly. Hotel: level with a lift to most floors.

Thu 27 - Mon 31 May 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£679

Thu 9 - Mon 13 September 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£689

Departs 9.30am (May) 9.00am (Sep)

Returns 6.00pm (May) 5.00pm (Sep)

Supplements Compact Double for Sole Use: £100 | Standard Double for Sole Use: £140 Executive Inland Double: £60 | Sea View: £40 | Sea View Executive: £80 Holiday Insurance: £28 (May) £29.50 (Sep) All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Sightseeing Excursions are Included in the Price - On All Holidays!


CORNISH GARDENS AT EASTER

‘Poldark Country’ - A Magical Land of Legends

© VisitBritain

CORNISH CHARM

4 Nights From: £549

4 Nights From: £599 Trelissick Garden

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Entrance to Geevor Tin Mine Museum ✘ Not included: All lunches © Flickr - Allan Henderson

The fascination of the Cornish coast is legendary. A dramatic coastline, pretty fishing villages and ancient tales of smugglers combine to attract visitors from the world over. Explore attractions associated with the top BBC Series ‘Poldark’ whilst discovering some of the region’s most picturesque landscapes.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We depart during the morning and with a suitable stop for lunch en-route we arrive at our hotel, on the outskirts of Newquay, in time for dinner and our 4-night stay. Tintagel Castle Tuesday Today we visit Padstow with its fine medieval buildings including the 16th century courthouse of Sir Walter Raleigh. Now famous for its restaurants, including that of the famed chef, Rick Stein. We continue to enchanting Tintagel – forever associated with the legends of King Arthur. Explore the village and the more energetic can walk to the nearby Castle for dramatic cliff top views (English Heritage discounts apply but please note admission is not included). Wednesday A scenic drive west to Penzance travelling via Marazion with views of St Michael’s Mount. In the afternoon continue to the fascinating Geevor Tin Mine Museum to discover the history of mining in Cornwall. It was Geevor where the BBC came for advice about filming Poldark on the nearby coastline. Thursday We visit Charlestown – This Grade II listed harbour doubled for Truro Harbour in Poldark and dates from the late 18th century. There are often historic vessels in port and there is a fascinating shipwreck centre to explore. Later, we continue to the old fishing port of Mevagissey. Friday We travel home with a convenient lunch stop en-route. Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Entrance to Knightshayes (NT) ✓ Guided tour of the Lost Gardens of Heligan ✓ Lanhydrock House (NT) & the Bodmin & Wenford Railway ✓ Trelissick House & Gardens (NT) ✓ Mount Edgcumbe House & Gardens ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Thursday We travel south pausing at Knightshayes (NT). Knightshayes has one of the finest gardens in Devon, with formal terraces, unique topiary, rare shrubs, many fine specimen trees and glorious spring flowers. After a Garden visit and free time for lunch we continue to our hotel for our 4-night stay. Friday This morning we make our way to one of the most unique and fascinating attractions in Cornwall – The Lost Gardens of Heligan. A genuine secret garden lost for decades. Now, with an incredible 200 acres of gardens and estate to explore we enjoy a guided tour. Relax in the afternoon in the quintessential Cornish fishing village of Mevagissey and discover its quaint streets lined with fisherman’s cottages, pubs, cafes, galleries and shops Saturday Today, we visit Lanhydrock House (NT), an impressive late Victorian home and gardens. Discover the fascinating contrast between the upstairs and downstairs worlds by exploring the kitchens and servants quarters as well as the grand family spaces. Next, we take the short drive to the Bodmin & Wenford Railway for a scenic return heritage train ride. Sunday After breakfast we visit the only city in Cornwall – Truro where we spend the morning exploring its vibrant centre, where its cathedral takes centre stage, with its huge spires soaring over the city. After lunch, we visit Trelissick (NT) – fabulously positioned on its own peninsula, with panoramic views over the Fal estuary. The house has one of the best views in the country and contains a fine collection of Copeland Spode china. The woodland garden and formal lawns contain plant collections including magnolias, camellias, rhododendrons and hydrangeas. Monday Departing St Austell we visit Mount Edgcumbe House & Gardens, a Grade 1 Historic landscape and 10-acres of garden in English, French & Italian styles of the 18th-20th century in a spectacular seaside setting by shingle beaches which includes a National Collection of Camellias as well as many other shrubs and plants. We return to the Midlands during the late afternoon.

Lanhydrock Hotel & Golf Club Nr Bodmin

The Esplanade Hotel benefits from a great location overlooking Fistral Beach with outstanding views across the Fistral Bay. Restaurant. Bar. Regular entertainment programme. Indoor pool, jacuzzi & sauna. Mobility Grade: 4. Resort: Cliff top walks. Hotel: Level location. Lift to all floors.

Mon 7 - Fri 11 June 2021

4 Nights

£635

Mon 11 - Fri 15 October 2021

4 Nights

£549

Returns 6.00pm (Jun) 5.30pm (Oct)

Supplements Single Room: £72 (Jun) £19 (Oct) | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

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Your Holiday Hotel

The Esplanade Hotel Newquay, Cornwall

Departs 8.30am (Jun) 9.30am (Oct)

The rural heart of Cornwall is blessed with beautiful gardens containing exotic flowers and plants, offering spectacular views over scenic Cornish landscapes. With the climate to sustain a jungle garden, our itinerary visits some of the most alluring gardens in the area, as well as a journey on the Bodmin Railway.

The family owned luxury hotel is located on the outskirts of Bodmin in the heart of rural Cornwall within 180 acres of beautiful Cornish countryside. 46 contemporary rooms with all the comforts you would expect from a 3-star hotel. Restaurant, Bar. Mobility Grade: 4 – Location and hotel fairly level. Ground floor rooms available plus lift access to 2nd floor & function rooms. Thu 1 - Mon 5 April 2021 Departs 8.00am

4 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £143 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Discounts available for (NT) National Trust Members

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£599

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Newquay

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LOOE & THE CORNISH COAST

SMUGGLERS IN THE WEST COUNTRY NEW TOUR

4 Nights From: £599 Looe

Plymouth

The pretty fishing town of Looe is a truly delightful and picturesque place, separated into two towns of East and West Looe by the River Looe flowing out to sea. The small harbour is still a busy fishing port and watching the hustle and bustle as the fishermen return home with their catch is a wonderful way to appreciate the town.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Entrance to the Eden Project ✘ Not included: All lunches

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Holiday Itinerary

Thursday A morning departure to Cornwall arriving in the afternoon Polperro for our 4-night stay. Friday A morning excursion to Polperro, a coastal village that was once a thriving centre for the area’s smuggling activity. Today, in cellars where furtive smugglers once dodged the customs men’s muskets, you can see displays of local crafts and fishermen’s smocks. We return for an afternoon at leisure in Looe. Saturday We visit Port Isaac - a traditional fishing village with a vibrant local community in north Cornwall and home to the TV series Doc Martin starring Martin Clunes. It is a truly picturesque village with steep, narrow winding streets lined with whitewashed cottages that head down to the harbour. Then it is on to Padstow – a town with a colourful and ancient history. Old crooked streets slope down to the harbour where many fine medieval buildings can still be seen. Today Padstow remains a working fishing port whose produce has been made famous by Rick Stein’s television series and acclaimed Seafood Restaurant. (Port Isaac may prove challenging for those with reduced mobility) Sunday Today we visit the impressive Eden Project, built as a global garden telling the story of man’s developing relationship with plants. The project creates three of the world’s climatic zones - our own temperate climate outside and inside, plus giant ‘covered biome’ conservatories for the humid and warm regions. Monday After breakfast we depart on our homeward journey to the Midlands.

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4 Nights From: £559 Plymouth is our destination for this tour, steeped in history, there’s a lot to delve into, a city shaped by its past. Immerse yourself in a wondrous world of exploration as you walk in the footsteps of adventurers and explorers who strolled the streets of Plymouth in years gone by. It is now a vibrant waterfront city packed full of attractions, activities, shopping, entertainment and sightseeing.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday Departing Henley-inArden we head for Plymouth, arriving at our hotel in time for dinner and our 4-night stay. Charlestown Tuesday Our first visit is to the Grade II listed port of Charlestown, featured in TV’s popular drama series ‘Poldark’. The harbour was built in the 18th century to support the china clay and copper mining industries. Here we visit the Shipwreck , Rescue and Heritage Centre, telling the story of the port, ships and wrecks along this part of the coast. We continue to Mevagissey with its maze of narrow streets around the harbour. Wednesday The day is free for you to explore the historic city. Take a stroll around the famous Hoe, visit the Barbican Steps and browse around the city centre shops. Thursday We drive to rugged Bodmin Moor and stop at Jamaica Inn. With its Daphne Du Maurier associations and a museum filled with smuggling artefacts collected over many years. From here we travel to the North Cornwall coast and Tintagel with its dramatic castle ruins. Friday After breakfast we head for home. Your Holiday Hotel The Copthorne Hotel Plymouth

Your Holiday Hotel The Portbyhan Hotel West Looe, Cornwall Situated on the quayside of West Looe overlooking the River and East Looe, the Portbyhan offers stunning views from its unrivalled position. The restaurant offers fantastic views across the quayside, and the bar area has regular entertainment. Mobility Grade: 3- The locality is relatively flat with a few steps at entrance. Isolated steps throughout the hotel but the hotel has a lift. Thu 9 - Mon 13 September 2021 Departs 9.00am

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ The Charlestown Shipwreck Centre ✓ Jamaica Inn Smuggling Museum ✘ Not included: 3 lunches

4 Nights Returns 5.00pm

Supplements Classic River View: £20 | Superior River View: £60 | Double for Sole Use: £140 Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

£599

Situated in the heart of the city with sweeping views down Armada Way and a short walk away from the Barbican and iconic Mayflower steps, the hotel is hard to beat in terms of location and convenience. Restaurant & Bar facilities. Mobility Grade: 3. 6 steps to main entrance but with ramp access. The hotel has five floors with level access throughout with a lift to all floors. Mon 22 - Fri 26 March 2021

4 Nights

£559

Mon 25 - Fri 29 October 2021

4 Nights

£579

Departs 9.30am (Mar) 10.30am (Oct)

Returns 4.30pm (Mar) 3.30pm (Oct)

Supplements Single Room: £112 | Holiday Insurance: £28 (Mar) £29.50 (Oct) These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories!


BIDEFORD

RELAXED NORTH DEVON

& Delightful North Devon

© VisitBritain

at the Park Hotel, Barnstaple

4 Nights From: £469 Barnstaple

North Devon is an enchanting, often forgotten region of the country with such a variety of beautiful countryside scenery – rolling hills, hidden woodlands, spectacular rivers, rocky coves and long sandy beaches and sleepy hidden hamlets.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Sheppy’s Cider (Tour & Tasting) ✓ Entrance to RHS Rosemoor Gardens ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 Travelling to the West Country, we visit Sheppy’s Cider, Taunton, for a tour and tasting where we will discover much about their 200-year history of cider making. After an opportunity to purchase lunch, we continue to our hotel with time to settle in and enjoy the comfortable surroundings before dinner. Day 2 Our first stop this morning is the picturesque resort of Lynmouth where we have time to explore the narrow streets and maybe take the cliff railway to the twin village of Lynton. From here we make our way through scenic ‘Little Switzerland’, as the region is known, to the lovely village of Dunster, with its famous castle and octagonal Yarn Market. Our return takes us through Exford and the Exmoor National Park. Day 3 A morning at leisure in resort. Why not discover Bideford’s Pannier Market? It is a lovely traditional market with around 40 stalls selling a wide range of locally-sourced fresh fish, crafts and gifts. In the afternoon, we visit the charming fishing village of Appledore with fabulous coastal views towards Bideford Bay. Return to our hotel for evening dinner. Day 4 We visit RHS Rosemoor Gardens where you can stroll amongst the many gardens from formal to model garden, from winter to cherry and from exotic to stone garden there is much to see. We will also have the chance to visit the Dartington Crystal Visitors Centre a short drive away before returning to our hotel. Day 5 After a leisurely breakfast we leave Bideford and return home, making a convenient lunch stop en-route.

Your Holiday 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.

✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Guided tour of Hartland Abbey & Gardens with cream tea ✓ Entrance to RHS Rosemoor ✘ Not included: 3 lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Monday Leaving the Midlands behind us we head for the West Country making a suitable stop for lunch en-route, arriving in Barnstaple during the afternoon. Tuesday It’s market day in bustling Barnstaple and the morning is free to explore this ancient borough. In the afternoon, we enjoy a gentle ride out to Appledore. Wednesday Today we visit Hartland Abbey & Gardens for a guided tour of this cherished family home, full of treasures and RHS Rosemoor memorabilia collected over many generations. We include a sumptuous cream tea and during our visit there will be free time to wander the beautiful gardens and grounds which lead to a rocky cove. Thursday A morning visit to RHS Rosemoor, where you can stroll around the enchanting and meticulously crafted 65-acre garden. Free time for lunch before returning to our hotel in the afternoon. Friday We return home to the Midlands, with a convenient stop for lunch en-route, arriving home during the afternoon. Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Popular Favourite

The Royal Hotel Bideford

The Park Hotel Barnstaple

Standing at the eastern end of the ancient Bideford Bridge, the Royal Hotel is steeped in history. As Bideford’s finest hotel, you can rely on the Royal for a warm Brend Hotels welcome among stylish and peaceful surroundings. Regency Restaurant, lounge and bar area. Mobility Grade: 4 – Location and hotel fairly level, slight hill into town. Lift to all floors.

Sun 7 - Thu 11 March 2021

4 Nights

£469

Mon 19 - Fri 23 July 2021

4 Nights

£579

Departs 10.30am (Mar) 10.00am (Jul)

✓ Look What’s Included

Returns 4.00pm (Both Dates)

Supplements Single Room: Nil (Mar) £40 (Jul) | Double for Sole Use: £80 (Mar) £120 (Jul) Superior Room: £40 (Mar/Jul) | Holiday Insurance: £28 (Mar) £29.50 (Jul) All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

The Park Hotel is set in a quiet corner of the bustling market town of Barnstaple, a level 15-minute stroll into the shops, bars & restaurants of the town centre. The elegant, comfortable bedrooms offer every modern facility with special attention to detail. Spacious restaurant, bar & lounge, Sun Terrace overlooking Rock Park. Mobility Grade: 3 – Locality is generally flat. Most rooms are on the 1st floor, with a limited number of ground floor rooms available in the Garden Court Annexe, 100m from main entrance. Lift access to most floors. Mon 23 - Fri 27 August 2021 Departs 9.30am

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

Returns 4.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Park View: £20 | Double for Sole Use: £140 Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Discounts available for RHS Members

Book with Malvern World Travel 01684 562406

£615

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Bideford

4 Nights From: £615

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DEVON EXPLORER

TORQUAY & THE ENGLISH RIVIERA

Nostalgic Trails through the West Country NEW TOUR

4 Nights From: £585 Cheddar Gorge

Torquay

Based in Tiverton, this grand Devon tour features the spectacular gardens of Hestercombe, traditional Sheppy’s Cider, the West Somerset Railway and the ‘mane’ attraction - a relaxing horsedrawn canal cruise along the beautiful Grand Western canal.

ENGLAND - SOUTH WEST

Holiday Itinerary

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Guided tour of Hestercombe Gardens ✓ Sheppy’s House of Cider with Tasting ✓ Horsedrawn Canal Cruise on the Grand Western Canal ✓ Train ride on the West Somerset Railway ✓ Entrance to Knightshayes (NT). ✘ Not included: All lunches

Monday We journey via Cheddar, where we can view the famous Gorge before arriving at England’s smallest city, Wells, with its world famous Cathedral, unique moated Bishop’s Palace and eclectic mix of buildings and narrow streets. We continue in the afternoon to our hotel in Tiverton for our 4-night stay. Tuesday This morning, we head for the beautiful world of Hestercombe Gardens, where we enjoy a 90-minute guided tour with a knowledgeable guide. Designed over three centuries, the 50 acres of stunning gardens feature lakes, temples, cascades, formal terraces, vivid colours and magnificent views. We enjoy free time for lunch here before we make our way to Sheppy’s House of Cider, home of one of the oldest premium craft making cider families in the world. We enjoy a 30-minute tutored tasting of some of the awardwinning ciders followed by a traditional cream tea. Wednesday We enjoy a peaceful 90-minute horse-drawn barge cruise this morning along the scenic Grand Western Canal. As we cruise serenely along the water in our fully equipped, traditionally painted barge, we learn about the barge, the beautiful heavy horses and the riverside wildlife. In the afternoon, we spend free time in Tiverton. Set on the banks of the Grand Western Canal, the town is full of history and heritage. Thursday This morning, we travel to Bishops Lydeard for a journey on the UK’s longest heritage railway, the West Somerset Railway. After a visit to the Gauge Museum on Platform 1, we embark on a relaxing one way journey through stunning countryside to Minehead. We have free time to enjoy lunch in Minehead before we head to the picturesque town of Lynmouth where we have time to explore the narrow streets and maybe take the cliff railway to the twin village of Lynton. Friday On our route home we visit Knightshayes (NT) - a Victorian ‘gothic revival’ country house with richly decorated interiors, set in acres of glorious gardens – This is a country estate on a grand scale!

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Your Holiday Hotel Best Western Tiverton Hotel Tiverton This modern hotel is located in a pleasant suburban area just outside the market town of Tiverton, set in 2 acres of grounds. Restaurant. Bar. Mobility Grade: 3 – Location and hotel reasonably level. A few isolated steps within the building. There is no lift, but the hotel does have plenty of ground floor rooms. Mon 3 - Fri 7 May 2021 Departs 9.00am

4 Nights From: £459

4 Nights Returns 5.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil (Within Allocation) | Holiday Insurance: £28 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. Discounts available for (NT) National Trust Members

£585

Torquay is a stylish resort with ✓ Look What’s Included a real continental atmosphere. ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own One of the UK’s top holiday courier service ✓ Club Class Extra destinations since Victorian Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board times, today it’s an exciting ✓ Outlined excursions ✘ Not included: All lunches resort with a wide variety of attractions including a palmlined promenade, international marina, shops and cafés, and 22 miles of coastline, cliff s, coves and beaches!

Holiday Itinerary

Monday A morning departure to Devon, pausing en-route for lunch, arriving in the afternoon for our 4-night stay. Tuesday Our first visit today is to Paignton. Explore the harbour and sheltered coves, or enjoy a stroll along the promenade. In the afternoon we head for the port of Brixham with its quaint narrow streets heading up from the waterfront. In the harbour is a replica of the Golden Hind, Sir Frances Drake’s ship. Watch the many boats heading across the bay to Torquay and beyond. Wednesday Today is your chance to explore Torquay. Known as the ‘Queen of the English Riviera’ Torquay is one of England’s best loved resorts. Explore the harbour, enjoy a stroll along the promenade or some shopping in the town centre. Relax in and around the hotel and watch the world go by. Thursday Today’s excursion takes us to Totnes, a unique and charming market town for free time before continuing to the historical town of Dartmouth, where you can enjoy a lovely stroll along the busy harbour, or just sit and watch the boats. Friday After breakfast we commence our journey homeward, arriving back into the Midlands during the afternoon.

Your Holiday Hotel The Headland Hotel Majestically overlooking Meadfoot Beach and the sea, set on the headland, the Headland Hotel was originally built for the Romanoff ’s, the Russian Royal Family. Hotel facilities include 2 lounge bars, sauna, mini gym, 2 acres of grounds and offers entertainment nightly. Mobility Grade: 3 The locality is relatively flat with a few steps at entrance. Isolated steps throughout the hotel but the hotel has a lift.

Your Holiday Hotel The Howden Court Hotel The Howden Court Hotel is a Grade ll listed building. The location is central to Torquay town centre and the main seafront/beach with the added advantage of a private pathway leading to within 100 metres of the seafront. The hotel looks to create a warm, friendly and relaxed atmosphere with a home from home feel. Mobility Grade: 2 – The resort of Torquay has many inclines and for those with mobility issues: there is a fairly-steep incline to the beach and sea front of approximately 105 yards. Access within the hotel is relatively good with a lift to some floors. Mon 1 - Fri 5 March 2021

Headland

4 Nights

Mon 17 - Fri 21 May 2021

Howden Court

4 Nights

£475

Mon 25 - Fri 29 October 2021

Howden Court

4 Nights

£459

Departs 9.30am (All Dates)

£490

Returns 4.30pm (All Dates)

Supplements March- Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £28 May/Oct- Single Sea View (1st Floor): £40 | ‘Admiral’ Double Room: £60 Garden Room: £40 | ‘Bay View’ Room: £40 | Studio Room: £40 Holiday Insurance: £28 (May) £29.50 (Oct) All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

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TORQUAY & DARTMOOR

“So Relaxing, You Could Stay Forever!”

5 Nights From: £725 Torquay

Torquay is called the ‘English Riviera’ because of its mild climate and exotic plants. Enjoy its parks, bustling harbour, illuminated promenade and popular theatres. This tour allows you to discover the glorious South Devon region but at a relaxed leisurely pace and includes a vintage steam train ride and a delicious Devon cream tea!

Holiday Itinerary

Your Holiday Hotel

Dartmoor

✓ Popular Favourite

The Livermead Cliff Hotel Torquay

Located in an enviable position, the hotel operates with a smooth efficiency and is located directly on the water’s edge just a short bus ride from the town centre. Restaurant, Lounge area overlooking the sea, Sun Terrace & bar. Mobility Grade: 3 – Resort: Level sea front and promenade. Hotel: Some rooms are accessed by lift and several steps. Ramp alternative to front entrance. A few steps in public areas.

Mon 5 - Sat 10 July 2021 Mon 23 - Sat 28 August 2021 Departs 10.30am (Jul) 9.30am (Aug)

Singles Galore

5 Nights

£749

5 Nights

£725

Returns 4.30pm (Jul) 3.30pm (Aug)

Supplements Single Room: £50 | Holiday Insurance: £30.50 The Luxury Traveller departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Sidmouth

Free Door to Door Home Pick-Up Service on All Holidays

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Monday We travel to the West Country, making a suitable stop for lunch en-route and arrive at our hotel during the early afternoon. Tuesday A short day which will take us via historic Totnes and the South Hams to the quaint old port of Dartmouth, set on the banks of the River Dart. A lovely riverside town with inviting narrow streets to explore featuring boutique shops and art galleries, delightful cobbled quaysides, colourful gardens plus the timber framed Butterwalk with its ancient black & white timbered buildings. Wednesday A day of contrasts as we head for Newton Abbot, a delightful Devon town, where it is market day. Wander through the old Butter Market or just enjoy the outdoor market in the town square. Then it’s on to Dartmoor National Park, a wild expanse dotted with granite rocks and tors rising up from the barren bogs, heather clad moors and hidden villages. We visit Widecombe-in-the-Moor, a typical Dartmoor village, probably best known for Widecombe Fair and its associated folksong. Thursday A day at leisure in Torquay. Friday Today we enjoy an excursion via the South Devon coastline through Shaldon, Teignmouth to Dawlish, renowned for its black swans that can often be seen swimming on the brook. We continue to the resort of Sidmouth, described as the quintessential English seaside resort and winner of a gold award in the Britain in Bloom competition. This lovely unspoilt resort with its fine Regency architecture, elegant promenade and red sandstone cliffs overlooks the waters of Lyme Bay on a stretch of designated World Heritage coastline. Saturday Departing our hotel after breakfast we return homeward making a convenient stop for lunch en-route arriving home in the afternoon.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating or Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 5 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✘ Not included: All lunches

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RELAXED PAIGNTON

AN AGATHA CHRISTIE WEEKEND IN DEVON

& Glorious South Devon

NEW TOUR

3 Nights From: £479 Paignton

Paignton

With its unique old-school feel, the Redcliffe Hotel is a wonderful complement to this itinerary of mystery from yesteryear! We combine olde worlde charm with beautiful scenery and a poison plants tour in Agatha Christie country, to create an intriguing tour. It’s not a crime to crave a weekend by the seaside!

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 3 nights half board ✓ Welcome tea/coffee upon arrival ✓ Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Cruise (Return Package) ✓ Entrance to Torre Abbey & Potent Plants tour. ✘ Not included: All lunches

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Friday We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner. Saturday Today is all about exploration and sightseeing. We start by boarding a Dartmouth Steam Railway train at Paignton and enjoy a 30 minute journey to Kingswear, with breathtaking views of the coastline along the way. On arrival, we cross the River Dart on the foot passenger ferry to Dartmouth from where we join a 1 hour circular river cruise, passing amazing scenery, including Kingswear and Dartmouth Castles, Dittisham village and the Royal Britannia Naval College. From the cruise, we can also see Greenway House, Agatha Christie’s home from 1938 to 1976, which featured in several of her novels and which she described as “the most perfect” of the houses on the River Dart. On returning to Dartmouth, we retrace our steps to board our train and return to Paignton. Sunday We take a step back in time this morning with a visit to Torre Abbey. Founded in 1196, it is one of the best-preserved medieval monasteries in the UK and today serves as a museum. The Abbey’s collection includes a wealth of incredible works of art, ranging from the 18th Century to the present day. There are lovely gardens to explore including the walled garden behind the main house. We enjoy a guided tour of the Potent Plants Garden. Inspired by Torquay’s most famous former resident, the Queen of Crime Agatha Christie, who had over half her characters poisoned, we discover just how much she knew about plant pharmacy, and how looks can be deceptive! Fans of the author have the chance to solve the mystery of the missing story titles by interpreting clues and plants in the four outside beds. We have the remainder of the day in Torquay at leisure. Monday After breakfast we begin our journey home. Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Dartmouth Steam Railway & Dart River Cruise ✓ Babbacombe Model Village ✘ Not included: All lunches

Day 1 A leisurely journey to the West Country pausing for a suitable stop for lunch en-route. Day 2 We enjoy a morning jaunt to another of Torbay’s popular resorts – Brixham - a bustling fishing Brixham town with a history of Pirates and Smugglers. Shops, cafes and pubs line the attractive quayside, you can also explore the replica of Sir Francis Drakes Golden Hind. Afternoon at leisure in Paignton. Day 3 After breakfast, we take the Dartmouth Steam Railway to Kingswear. Here, the ‘foot passenger’ ferry whisks us across the river to the seafaring port of Dartmouth. After free time for lunch we board our Dart River Cruise, where we enjoy the wonderful scenery of forestry woodland, secluded creeks dotted along the banks of the River Dart. Day 4 Today we enjoy an excursion along the beautiful English Riviera. Firstly, we make our way to Dawlish with its Georgian and Victorian architecture. We then continue to the seaside town of Teignmouth. Steeped in maritime history, this working harbour boasts sandy beaches and a Victorian pier. This Afternoon we include entry to Babbacombe Model Village, famous for its miniature landscaped gardens, leading it to be branded as one of Europe’s Premier Model Villages and one of Torquay’s most beautiful gardens. Day 5 We depart our resort and head homeward, returning late afternoon.

Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Popular Favourite

Superbly positioned overlooking two sandy beaches the Redcliffe lies within 3 acres of grounds with spectacular views across Torbay. Converted in 1904 from a private residence, many of its original features still abound, creating an atmosphere of luxury and elegance. Restaurant, 2 Lounges with views of the bay, Spa Bath, Gym, Sauna, Solarium, Hairdresser, Putting Area. Mobility Grade: 3 – Locality: Flat. Hotel: 8 steps to entrance. Isolated steps elsewhere. Fri 28 - Mon 31 May 2021

3 Nights Returns 4.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £24.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

✓ Popular Favourite

The Redcliffe Hotel Paignton

The Redcliffe Hotel Paignton

Departs 10.30am

Set between two rugged headlands with miles of golden beach, Paignton nestles snugly between its two neighbours – Torquay and Brixham. Its colourful image is enhanced by a marine garden promenade, pier and harbour which are brought to life at nightfall by seafront illuminations.

Holiday Itinerary

Holiday Itinerary

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4 Nights From: £549

£479

Superbly positioned overlooking two sandy beaches the Redcliffe lies within 3 acres of grounds with spectacular views across Torbay. Converted in 1904 from a private residence, many of its original features still abound, creating an atmosphere of luxury and elegance. Restaurant, 2 Lounges with views of the bay, Spa Bath, Gym, Sauna, Solarium, Hairdresser, Putting Area. Mobility Grade: 3 – Locality: Flat. Hotel: 8 steps to entrance. Isolated steps elsewhere. Sun 28 Mar - Thu 1 Apr 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£549

Mon 13 - Fri 17 September 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£569

Departs 11.00am (Mar) 9.30am (Sep)

Returns 4.00pm (Mar) 3.30pm (Sep)

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Double for Sole Use: £120 | Sea View: £80 Holiday Insurance: £28 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

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DAWLISH DELIGHTS

CLEVEDON

at the Langstone Cliff Hotel

& Secrets of Somerset

4 Nights From: £639

4 Nights From: £629 Clevedon

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Entrance to Bicton Park Botanic Gardens ✘ Not included: All lunches © Flickr - Mark A Coleman

Dawlish is a fascinating little regency town huddled attractively between steep surrounding hills. There are several popular beaches here including Dawlish Warren – a popular destination in its own right. Meanwhile in the middle of the town there is a flat landscaped area called ‘ The Lawn’, home to various wildfowl and the famous Dawlish black swans.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday Enjoy a leisurely journey to Dawlish, arriving during the afternoon. Tuesday We make our way towards Budleigh Salterton where we enjoy a visit to the privately-owned Bicton Park Bicton Park Botanical Gardens. Spanning nearly 300 years of horticultural history, these magnificent Grade I gardens are set in Devon’s picturesque Otter Valley. Here you will find historic glasshouses, countryside museum, the Bicton Woodland Railway, nature trail, maze and so much more. Following this visit we re-join the coach and make our way to Sidmouth, where we enjoy free time to explore. Wednesday A day at leisure in Dawlish. Thursday We journey across the width of the Dartmoor National Park with its extreme beauty and wild ponies to Princetown, then on to the ancient market town of Tavistock, returning via Oakhampton. Friday Making a convenient stop for lunch en-route we return to the Midlands. Your Holiday Hotel The Langstone Cliff Hotel Dawlish Warren

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 We take a leisurely drive to the West Country, making a stop en-route to visit the SS Great Britain, the world’s first great ocean liner, which is based at Bristol. In the afternoon we continue the short drive to our hotel in Clevedon, our base for the next 4-nights. Day 2 After breakfast we spend time to explore Clevedon before visiting the great seaside resort of Weston-Super-Mare. Here we find all the traditional seaside attractions, including the famous beach donkeys! The wide sweep of Weston Bay has miles of clean sandy beach and a level promenade boasting superb views over the Bristol Channel. Day 3 We visit spectacular Cheddar Gorge, a place of wild and rugged beauty. Admission is included to Gough’s Cave (please wear sensible footwear & be fairly steady on your legs). We continue to Wells, England’s smallest city. Wander the medieval streets and look at the 800-year old Cathedral and Bishops Palace. Day 4 Travel to Bishops Lydeard for a scenic train ride on the West Somerset Railway. Our 23-mile journey takes us through the heart of the scenic Quantock Hills passing unspoilt villages and farms nestling in leafy lanes. Upon arrival at Minehead, we meet up again with our coach and continue to lovely Dunster, which has an imposing castle. Day 5 Departing Clevedon we visit Tyntesfield (NT), a fine Victorian country house. Spiralling turrets and pinnacles adorn the roof; ornate stone carvings and church like windows complete the gothic look, giving the feel of a mysterious fairytale mansion. Terraced lawns give way to spacious parkland filled with hundreds of trees and a walled garden beyond. We return home during the afternoon. Your Holiday Hotel

Set in 19 acres of peaceful woodland overlooking the Exe estuary and just a short walk from the beach via a public footpath. 64 comfortable bedrooms located on just 2 floors with 10 rooms located on the ground floor, Restaurant, Bar, Lounge, Garden, Terrace, Games Room, Indoor Pool (All Year) & Outdoor Pool (Seasonal). Mobility Grade: 4 – Resort: generally level. Hotel: On the level with a few isolated steps and a lift to all floors.

Mon 28 Jun - Fri 2 Jul 2021

4 Nights

£639

Mon 30 Aug - Fri 3 Sep 2021

4 Nights

£645

Departs 11.00am (Jun) 10.00am (Aug)

Clevedon is a charming seaside ✓ Look What’s Included town whose elegance and ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own appeal has plenty to offer all courier service ✓ Club Class Extra ages. Here, sand gives way to Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Entrance to SS Great Britain a pebbled shoreline, backed ✓ Gough’s Cave at Cheddar Gorge by largely unspoilt Victorian ✓ Train ride on the West Somerset architecture. Railway ✓ Tyntesfield (NT) ✘ Not included: All lunches The restored Grade I listed pier dates from 1869 and is recognised as one of the finest in the country.

Returns 4.00pm (Jun) 3.00pm (Aug)

Supplements Single Room: £64 | Sea View Balcony: £48 (Jun) £60 (Aug) | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 The Luxury Traveller departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Best Western Walton Park Hotel Clevedon A traditional hotel standing in its own Cliffside grounds approximately ½ a mile from the pier with wonderful views across the Bristol Channel. Restaurant, Bar/Lounge. Mobility grade: 4 – Location and hotel fairly level but with cliff top location. Lift to all floors.

Sun 13 - Thu 17 June 2021

4 Nights

£639

Mon 6 - Fri 10 September 2021

4 Nights

£629

Departs 9.00am (Jun) 8.30am (Sep)

Returns 5.00pm (Both Dates)

Supplements Single Room: £40 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Discounts available for (NT) National Trust Members

Book with Malvern World Travel 01684 562406

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REGENCY SIDMOUTH West Country ‘Rail & Sail’

4 or 5 Nights From: £549

Sidmouth

We are delighted to be returning to the lovely East Devon resort of Sidmouth and the excellent Royal York & Faulkner Hotel. The timeless holiday resort of Sidmouth offers beautiful gardens, leisurely walks, Regency history and fine hotels, clean beaches and friendly shops all nestling beneath the majestic red cliff s and the green hills of the glorious Sid Valley.

5 Night Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 A leisurely journey to Sidmouth with a convenient lunch stop en-route. Day 2 We drive to Exmouth where we include a leisurely river cruise. The Exe is a feeding ground for seals so keep a watchful eye open as we sail through the calm sheltered waters of the Exe. With live commentary this cruise will give you a full insight into the history and scenic splendour of the area including the resident and visiting wildlife. Day 3 A scenic drive today as we make our way to beautiful and inspirational Buckfast Abbey, located on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. We continue to Buckfastleigh where we enjoy a return train journey on the South Devon Railway. Following the River Dart our journey takes us through the beautiful Devon Hills and beautiful unspoilt countryside. Day 4 A free day to relax and enjoy this charming and elegant resort. Day 5 We spend the day in Exeter - the regional capital for culture, leisure and shopping. With over 2000 years of history, there are some fascinating attractions, including the magnificent Cathedral, the unique Underground Passages and the world class Royal Albert Memorial Museum. Historically a major port, the city’s quayside area is now focused towards leisure, with a number of cafes and restaurants and the city also boasts an abundance of shops. Day 6 We travel home with a convenient lunch stop en-route.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 or 5 nights half board ✓ Exe River Cruise ✓ Entrance to Buckfast Abbey ✓ Return train ride on the South Devon Railway ✘ Not included: All lunches

4 Night Holiday Itinerary As above but without Day 5.

Exmouth

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✓ Popular Favourite

The Royal York & Faulkner Hotel Sidmouth A popular, well appointed, family owned and run hotel, in the centre of the Esplanade, overlooking the sea and adjacent to the town centre. Restaurant, Two Bars, Three comfortable lounges, Hydrotherapy Pool (extra charge). Mobility Grade: 5 – Resort: generally level. Hotel: On the level with a few steps to some public rooms and a lift to all floors.

Tue 13 - Sat 17 April 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

Sat 26 June - Thu 1 July 2021

Relaxed Traveller

5 Nights

£779

Fri 27 Aug - Wed 1 Sep 2021

Relaxed Traveller

5 Nights

£769

Departs 10.30am

£549

Returns 4.30pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil Holiday Insurance: £28 (Apr 4 Nt) £30.50 (June/Aug 5 Nt) (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

Exeter

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories!


RELAXED SIDMOUTH Timeless Charm & Elegance

4 or 7 Nights From: £539

Sidmouth

Sidmouth is a charming and elegant resort and remains our most popular destination - the timeless charm and unhurried way of life offers a perfect recipe for relaxation. This family owned hotel has been delighting our customers for over thirty years. Friday A leisurely journey to Sidmouth, making a suitable stop for lunch en-route. Saturday Today after breakfast we travel to the seaside town of Seaton where we take a return ride on its unique narrow-gauge tramway travelling through the Axe Valley. Afterwards there will be a short break before rejoining the coach and travel to the Donkey Sanctuary for a short visit. Sunday We make our way to Killerton, one of the largest estates owned by the National Trust. Killerton is a fine 18th century house with renowned historical fashion collection and glorious gardens. Wednesday A day for rest and relaxation; perhaps browse some of the interesting shops. Thursday Our excursion today is a ‘Broadchurch Experience’ - Meeting our local guide we travel along Dorset’s stunning Jurassic Coast to West Bay and explore where they filmed David Tennant in Broadchurch. Harbour Lights was also set in the fictitious seaside and harbour town of Bridehaven and filmed mainly in West Bay. We also visit Bridport – a small. Bustling market town where the streets are full of galleries, booksellers, cafes, antique shops and boutiques. Friday Today we take a visit to Powderham Castle, the family home of the Earl of Devon. Enjoying a unique picturesque setting within an ancient deer park beside the Exe estuary. Our guided tour of the Castle takes in over 600 years of history. Afterwards we visit nearby Dawlish – famous for its black swans – a traditional seaside resort

Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Popular Favourite

The Kingswood & Devoran Hotel (March - September Tours) The Royal York & Faulkner Hotel (October Tour)

Two of our clients’ favourite hotels. Both enjoy superb seafront locations on the Esplanade with excellent sea views. The Kingswood has two sea view lounges and attractive dining room and the Royal York & Faulkner has a restaurant, two Bars, three comfortable lounges, hydrotherapy pool (extra charge). Mobility Grade: 5 (Both Hotels) – Resort: Generally, level. Hotels are on the level with a few steps to some public rooms and a lift to all floors. Steps to some rooms in the Kingswood Hotel.

with red sandstone cliffs overlooking a sandy beach. Saturday A day at leisure to explore this lovely resort and savour the delightful coastal views. Sunday We return home to the Midlands, making a suitable stop for lunch en-route.

Holiday Itinerary (4 Night Tour)

Day 1 A leisurely journey to Sidmouth, arriving in the afternoon we have time to settle in and relax before dinner. Day 2 A day at leisure for you to explore and enjoy all that Sidmouth has to offer, not forgetting the beautiful Connaught Gardens. Day 3 A beautiful scenic tour through Dartmoor culminating with an afternoon visit to the delightful market town of Tavistock. Day 4 A lovely excursion visiting the seaside towns of Dawlish and Teignmouth. Dawlish has a beautiful long sandy beach to stroll along and the town has plenty of interesting shops and cafes. There is also a pleasant park where you can see the famous black swans of Dawlish glide sedately along the river. Teignmouth is a real hidden gem and is both a historic port and classic seaside holiday resort with classic Georgian buildings, promenade and long sandy beach. Day 5 We commence our homeward journey, arriving home during the late afternoon. Fri 12 - Tue 16 March 2021 Kingswood & Devoran Sun 25 - Thu 29 April 2021 Kingswood & Devoran

Relaxed Traveller Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£539

4 Nights

£569

Fri 23 - Fri 30 July 2021 Kingswood & Devoran

Relaxed Traveller

7 Nights

£998

Fri 24 Sep - Fri 1 Oct 2021 Kingswood & Devoran

Relaxed Traveller

7 Nights

£969

Fri 15 - Tue 19 October 2021 Royal York & Faulkner

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£585

Departs 10.00am (All Dates)

Returns 4.30pm (All Dates)

Supplements Kingswood & Devoran: Single Room: Nil | Double for Sole Use: £60 (Mar/Apr) £105 (Jul/Sep) Sea View: £32 (Mar/Apr) £56 (Jul/Sep) | Holiday Insurance: £28 (Mar/Apr) £33.50 (Jul/Sep) Royal York & Faulkner: Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 (Oct) All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Discounts available on 7 night tours for (NT) National Trust Members

We include a No Surcharge Guarantee on all Coach Holidays

ENGLAND - SOUTH WEST

Holiday Itinerary (7 Night Tour in July/Sep)

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 or 7 nights half board ✓ Outlined Excursions ✓ Seaton Tramway & the Donkey Sanctuary (7 Nt Tours) ✓ Killerton (NT) (7 Nt Tours) ✓ Guided Broadchurch Experience (7 Nt Tours) ✓ Powderham Castle (7 Nt Tours Only). ✘ Not included: All lunches

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WEYMOUTH

& the Jurassic Coast

4 or 5 Nights From: £529

Weymouth

Weymouth is a classic holiday resort situated on the great sweep of Weymouth Bay, with superb views and an award-winning beach and panoramic Esplanade. We take in some lovely coastal scenery, including the 180-million-year-old Jurassic Coast and a ride on the Swanage Railway.

5 Night Holiday Itinerary

the U.K. We include a guided tour of Portland Castle, before returning to Weymouth for some free time. Friday Departing Weymouth we make a stop for lunch in historic Salisbury before heading home.

Sunday We journey south arriving in Weymouth in the afternoon. Monday An excursion to discover the Isle of Purbeck . Arriving at Norden we board our train for a delightful ride on the Swanage Railway through pretty Corfe Castle to the lively seaside resort of Swanage. During the afternoon, we take the Sandbanks chain ferry to Poole, and enjoy some free time to explore the historic quay area with its fine array of shops. Tuesday A day at leisure in Weymouth to explore the award-winning beach, picturesque harbour and traffic-free centre. Wednesday Today, we travel to Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, a woodland garden of splendid trees and shrubs of immense variety. We continue to West Bay, known as ‘The Golden Gateway to the Jurassic Coast’. West Bay, has two beaches, a harbour and marina, and was used as a filming location in the hit TV series Broadchurch. Thursday We take a morning excursion to the Isle of Portland, a peninsula joined to the mainland by the narrow spit of Chesil Beach. The amazing views of Weymouth and the Dorset coast are as famous as the local ‘Portland stone’, a much-prized limestone used in civic buildings throughout

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Your Holiday Hotel

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✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating or Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 or 5 nights half board ✓ Outlined Excursions ✓ Entrance to Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardebs (All Tours) ✓ Train ride on the Swanage Railway (All Tours) ✓ Guided tour of Portland Castle (5 Nt Tour Only) ✘ Not included: All lunches

4 Night EASTER Holiday Itinerary

Friday We journey south arriving in Weymouth in the afternoon. Saturday A day at leisure in Weymouth to explore the award-winning beach, picturesque harbour and traffic-free centre. Sunday Today, we travel to Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, a woodland garden of splendid trees and shrubs of great variety. We continue to West Bay, known as ‘The Golden Gateway to the Jurassic Coast’. West Bay, has two beaches, a harbour and marina, and was used as a filming location in the hit TV series Broadchurch. Monday An excursion to discover the Isle of Purbeck. Arriving at Norden we board our train for a delightful ride on the Swanage Railway through pretty Corfe Castle to the lively seaside resort of Swanage. During the afternoon, we take the Sandbanks chain ferry to Poole, and enjoy some free time to explore the historic quay area with its fine array of shops. Tuesday Homeward Bound.

✓ Popular Favourite

Hotel Rex, Weymouth

Situated on the promenade, overlooking the beach and just a short stroll from the town centre and harbour. Restaurant, Bar, Lounge. Mobility Grade: 4 - Locality: Fairly flat. Hotel: steps to entrance. Isolated steps throughout. Lift to all floors. EASTER Fri 2 - Tue 6 April 2021

4 Nights

£529

Sun 9 - Fri 14 May 2021

5 Nights

£699

Sun 20 - Fri 25 June 2021

5 Nights

£715

Sun 12 - Fri 17 September 2021

5 Nights

£725

Departs 8.30am (Apr) 9.30am (May) 10.00am (Jun) 10.30am (Sep) Returns 4.30pm (Apr) 5.00pm (May/Jun) 5.30pm (Sep) Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Double for Sole Use: £100 (4 Nts) £125 (5 Nts) Holiday Insurance: £28 (Apr) £29 (May) £30.50 (Jun/Sep)

The Luxury Traveller departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

Free Door to Door Home Pick-Up Service on All Holidays


RELAXED BOURNEMOUTH

BOURNEMOUTH & THE NEW FOREST

Featuring Gardens of Hampshire & Dorset

4 Nights From: £569 Bournemouth

Welcome to Bournemouth - a stylish and elegant holiday resort with more than a hint of continental atmosphere, and internationally renowned for being clean, green, and the place to be seen. It has long been acknowledged as one of Britain’s finest resorts.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Entrance to Exbury Gardens ✓ Entrance to Compton Acres ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We travel south, making a suitable stop for lunch enroute, arriving at our hotel during the early afternoon. Monday Travelling via the picturesque New Forest we visit Exbury Gardens, a spectacular woodland garden, famous for its Rothschild collection of Exbury Gardens rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias, which form a riot of colour in spring. Tuesday This morning we visit Compton Acres, one of the finest privately owned gardens in the south, with a unique series of tranquil gardens offering spectacular views of Poole harbour, Brownsea Island, and the Purbeck Hills beyond. Free time to relax and enjoy Bournemouth in the afternoon. Wednesday Today we unearth ‘Enid Blyton Country ’ – Enid Blyton was one of the most successful British authors of the twentieth century. She had an extensive love affair with Dorset and the Purbecks which provided the inspiration for many of her books and characters. Discover the delights of the region for yourself as we drive via Wareham to Corfe Castle then on to lovely Swanage. Our return is via Studland and the Sandbanks ferry. Thursday After breakfast we commence our return home, arriving during the afternoon. Your Holiday Hotel

Bournemouth has long been recognised as one of Britain’s most fashionable resorts, offering the visitor a wide variety of attractions. The town is one of the leading shopping centres in the south, with arcades, markets and boutiques, whilst the wooded Chines which slope down to the sea are only a small part of Bournemouth’s beautiful parks and gardens.

Monday We travel south to Bournemouth arriving at our hotel during the afternoon. Tuesday We travel eastwards and visit the Beaulieu Estate with an inclusive ticket providing admission to the National Motor Museum, Palace House, Gardens & Grounds & Beaulieu Abbey. In the afternoon, we continue to Buckler ’s Hard where there is time to explore the village, New Forest Maritime Museum and cottages before the 45min river cruise. Wednesday A day at leisure to relax and enjoy Bournemouth. Thursday We drive to the remarkable 15th century Athelhampton House & Gardens, one of the finest Tudor houses in England. Here you can step back in time and view the beautiful historic house and stunning gardens. Friday Today we are homeward bound, arriving home during the afternoon.

Superbly situated overlooking Bournemouth Bay and offering very high standards of food, décor and service. Restaurant & Bar/Lounge, Terrace Lounge, Patio, Executive Lounge. Mobility Grade: 3 – Resort: Level cliff top walks, gradients to shopping centre and pier. Hotel: Level location. Lift to all floors. Sun 7 - Thu 11 March 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£569

Sun 19 - Thu 23 September 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£659

Returns 4.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Double for Sole Use: £140 | Sea View: £100 Holiday Insurance: £28 (Mar) £29.50 (Sep) All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

✓ Popular Favourite

Marsham Court Hotel Bournemouth

The Hotel Miramar Bournemouth

Departs 10.30am

✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Entrance to Athelhampton House & Gardens ✓ Entrance to Beaulieu Estate & Bucklers Hard ✓ Beaulieu River Cruise ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Popular Favourite

✓ Look What’s Included

The hotel is located on the East Cliff overlooking the bay and beaches in a central, yet secluded position and has an awardwinning garden frontage. Restaurant & bar. Mobility Grade: 4. Resort: Level cliff top walks, gradients to shopping centre and pier. Hotel: Level location. Lift to all floors. No Ground floor rooms & some first-floor rooms involve stairs. 9 steps to the main entrance can be avoided.

Mon 21 - Fri 25 June 2021 Mon 18 - Fri 22 October 2021 Departs 10.30am (Both Dates)

4 Nights

£595

4 Nights

£565

Returns 5.00pm (Jun) 3.30pm (Oct)

Supplements Single Room: £40 | Double for Sole Use: £60 (On Req) | Sea View: £40 (Jun) £20 (Oct) Sea View Balcony: £50 (Jun) £40 (Oct) | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Sightseeing Excursions are Included in the Price - On All Holidays!

ENGLAND - SOUTH WEST

Bournemouth

4 Nights From: £565

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QUINTESSENTIAL BOURNEMOUTH

SELECT HAMPSHIRE

Fareham, Portsmouth & the Isle of Wight

With A-la-Carte Dining NEW TOUR

4 Nights From: £689 Bournemouth

Portsmouth

Bournemouth is the perfect holiday base with its famous theatres, Victorian piers, golden sands, great shopping and best of all a sheltered climate. It has a real international flavour and has some of the finest parks and gardens in the country which makes it a superb resort whatever your tastes.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Glass of wine each night or fruit juice with dinner included ✓ Cream Tea (tea/coffee, two scones, clotted cream, butter and jam) ✓ A la Carte dining at leisure to book a table (please understand this is A la carte so be prepared to allow time). ✘ Not included: All lunches

ENGLAND - SOUTH & SOUTH EAST

Holiday Itinerary

Thursday We arrive in Bournemouth in the afternoon at the Bournemouth Carlton, BW signature collection by Best Western (Formerly the Hallmark Bournemouth Carlton). 4 nights stay – dinner, bed & breakfast. Weymouth Enjoy a glass of wine or fruit juice with dinner each night. Friday Today is free for you to explore and discover Bournemouth. We return in the afternoon to the hotel in time for Cream Tea – consisting of Tea/coffee, two scones, cream butter and jam. Saturday Dorchester, the county town of Dorset, is our destination this morning. The town is the fictional ‘Casterbridge’ of Hardy’s novels and after time here we head off to Weymouth along the coast road through Abbotsbury, home of the famous Swannery. Weymouth is a resort with lots of character – take a stroll along the Esplanade or explore the interesting harbour area. Sunday A Full day tour to Salisbury and Shaftesbury. Salisbury’s history dates back to the Iron Age, but it is best known for having the tallest cathedral spire in England along with a well-preserved medieval town with many wooden buildings. We continue past the ancient and mystical Stonehenge on our way to Shaftesbury, a picturesque village. Monday Departing the hotel after breakfast we head for home.

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Your Holiday Hotel

Hampshire is such a varied county with historic towns, vibrant cities, beautiful coastline, ancient forests and rolling hills. We also visit the Isle of Wight to discover a small slice of ‘quintessential’ England in an area that measures just 27 miles by 13 miles.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Entrance to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ✓ A day excursion/return ferry travel to the Isle of Wight ✓ Entrance to Bucklers Hard ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Day One We visit the cathedral city of Winchester, located on the edge of the South Downs. Formerly England’s ancient capital and former seat of King Alfred the Great. The Cathedral has been a place for worship for over 900 years and the city is also famous for its legendary Arthurian Roundtable. Day Two Today we visit Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard where our ‘All Attractions’ ticket allows you the freedom to come and go at will. Enjoy a 45-minute Harbour Boat Cruise, walk the decks of HMS Victory and HMS Warrior. Visit the 20th century galleries and the Trafalgar Experience at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, and an adventure packed trip to Action Stations. Day Three We sail to the Isle of Wight and make our way to the quintessential English village of Godshill. Explore its delightful medieval church, charming thatched – roof cottages and winding main street with traditional tearooms. Day Four Today we enjoy a scenic drive into the New Forest. Travelling via Beaulieu we visit the picturesque hamlet of Buckler ’s Hard where our entrance includes access to the historic village and waterfront, Maritime Museum and Bucklers Hard Story and Shipwright’s Cottage. Day Five Departing our hotel after breakfast we commence our journey homeward. Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Popular Favourite

The Solent Hotel Fareham

✓ Popular Favourite

Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, Signature Collection by Best Western The Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, Signature Collection by Best Western (Formerly Hallmark Bournemouth Carlton) is situated on the quiet East Cliff of Bournemouth offering spectacular sea views and a bright, modern interior. The hotel is just a few minutes’ walk from the seven miles of golden beaches in Bournemouth and a ten-minute walk from the town centre. Bedrooms include flat screen TV’s with free view and free Wi-Fi. Guests have use of the Waves Health and Leisure Club which has an indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym. Mobility Grade: 3 – Resort: Level cliff top walks, gradients to shopping centre and pier. Hotel: Level location. Lift to all floors. Thu 8 - Mon 12 July 2021 Departs 10.30am

4 Nights From: £589

4 Nights

£689

Set in mature woods and ancient meadowland, this award-winning hotel offers a warm, country house welcome yet it is only a stone’s throw from the M27, located midway between Southampton and Portsmouth. There are 111 luxuriously appointed, air-conditioned bedrooms, Terrace Restaurant, bar and first-class Spa facilities including 14m indoor pool, sauna, solarium & spa bath. Mobility Grade: 4 – The locality is reasonably level. Easy access throughout. Lift to all floors.

EASTER Thu 1 - Mon 5 April 2021 Sun 8 - Thu 12 August 2021 Departs 10.30am (Apr) 8.30am (Aug)

4 Nights

£589

4 Nights

£589

Returns 4.30pm (Apr) 3.00pm (Aug)

Returns 3.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Supplements Single Room: £100 | Holiday Insurance: £28 (Apr) £29.50 (Aug) All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

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SHANKLIN & THE ISLE OF WIGHT

4 or 7 Nights From: £559

Shanklin

The popularity of this wonderful, unspoilt isle owes much to its southerly position and mild and sunny climate. Our relaxing itinerary includes many of the highlights of this lovely island.

Holiday Itinerary (7 Night Tour)

gorgeous landscaped gardens this is truly a quintessentially English visitor attraction. Free time at leisure in the afternoon. Thursday At day at leisure in Shanklin. Friday Today we have included a visit to Osborne House (EH) Queen Victoria’s palatial holiday home on the Isle of Wight. We also visit nearby Whippingham Church, where Victoria and Albert were once regular members of the congregation. Saturday We catch our ferry back to the mainland and onwards to the Midlands, arriving home during the early evening.

Saturday The outward journey includes a suitable stop for lunch before sailing to the Isle of Wight, arriving at our hotel in time for dinner. Sunday A leisurely tour of the island. On the west of the island there is spectacular scenery, where sheer cliffs plunge down to the English Channel. We visit Freshwater Bay before reaching Alum Bay, with its colourful sands and famed Needles rocks. Monday Today is free to enjoy your surroundings and explore the lovely resort. Tuesday Today we include a train ride on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Hauled by a vintage steam locomotive we enjoy a special journey back in time. In the afternoon, we continue to the seafront town of Ryde. Wednesday A late morning excursion to the picturepostcard setting of Godshill, where we include entrance to the marvellous Model Village - a 1/10 scale model of Godshill and Shanklin Old Town that nestles in the grounds of the Old Vicarage. Set in nearly two acres of

Holiday Itinerary (4 Night Tour)

Day 1: Travel to the Isle of Wight. Day 2: Island Tour. Day 3: At leisure in Shanklin. Day 4: Whippingham Church & Osborne House. Day 5: We travel homeward.

✓ Popular Favourite

The Brunswick Hotel Shanklin, Isle of Wight

An outstanding family-run hotel in a superb quiet location, directly overlooking the sea. Close to the shops and cliff lift. Restaurant, Lounge/Bar, Lounge, Sauna. Mobility Grade: 3 – Locality: Fairly level. Hotel: A few stairs in public areas.

Sun 28 Mar - Thu 1 Apr 2021

4 Nights

£559

Sat 5 - Sat 12 June 2021

7 Nights

£979

Sat 14 - Sat 21 August 2021

7 Nights

£998

Mon 4 - Fri 8 October 2021

4 Nights

£589

Departs 9.00am (Mar) 9.30am (Jun/Aug) 10.30am (Oct)

Returns 6.00pm (All Dates)

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £28 (Mar) £33.50 (Jun/Aug) £29.50 (Oct) The Luxury Traveller departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Reductions available for (EH) English Heritage Members

Godshill

We include a No Surcharge Guarantee on all Coach Holidays

ENGLAND - SOUTH & SOUTH EAST

Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating or Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ Return ferry ✓ 4 or 7 nights half board ✓ Whippingham Church & Osborne House (EH) ✓ Isle of Wight Steam Railway (7 Night Tours Only) ✓ Godshill Model Village (7 Night Tours Only) ✘ Not included: All lunches

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DIAMOND ISLE EXPLORER

SANDOWN & THE ISLE OF WIGHT

From the Channel View Hotel, Shanklin

4, 5 or 6 Nights From: £549

4 Nights From: £649 Isle of Wight

Sandown

Steeped in history with 60 ✓ Look What’s Included miles of stunning unspoilt ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own coastal scenery and a wealth of courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating or Club attractions, the Isle of Wight has Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ Return something for everyone. From ferry crossings ✓ 4 nights half board historic sites to natural delights, ✓ Entrances to Carisbrooke Castle & music festivals and major Osborne House (EH) ✘ Not included: All lunches national events, it is a unique holiday destination. The Island is situated just 5 miles off the mainland coast and occupies 147 square miles including many designated areas of outstanding natural beauty. Shanklin is probably the island’s best known resort and combines the traditions of the ‘Old Village’ with the modern seaside resort.

ENGLAND - SOUTH & SOUTH EAST

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We travel south, making a suitable stop for lunch en-route before boarding the ferry to the Island, arriving at our hotel during the late afternoon. Tuesday Our tour starts with a visit to Carisbrooke Castle (EH), an Elizabethan artillery fortress, a king’s prison and a royal summer residence. After lunch we arrive at Osborne House (EH) Queen Victoria’s palatial holiday home. There’s an opportunity to visit Victoria and Albert’s private apartments, their bathing beach and children’s play-cottage for an intimate glimpse of royal family life. Then stroll through the garden terraces with stunning views across the Solent. Wednesday Travel to maritime Cowes, the yachting centre of England, split into two by the mouth of the River Medina. On the return journey visit the picturesque old village of Godshill with its delightful thatched cottages, gift shops, tea rooms, ice cream parlours, two pubs and a church up on the hill. Thursday We board our coach for a tour of the west side of the island which boasts spectacular coastline and stunning scenery, affording plenty of magnificent views. We travel via Ventnor to the Isle of Wight’s most famous landmark, Needles Park which boasts fabulous ocean views and is home to the iconic chair lift which operates from the cliff top at Alum Bay down to the beach where we can see the Needles Rocks and coloured sand. We then continue to Yarmouth making our way back to the hotel. Friday Departing our hotel after breakfast we return homeward making a convenient stop for lunch en-route arriving home in the early evening.

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Just a short ferry ride across Solent Water will take you to the delightful diamond shaped Isle of Wight, one of the sunniest and warmest places in the country described as a real UK gem. The resort of Sandown is the largest resort on the island located in the centre of Sandown Bay with its golden sand beach and esplanade, a long Victorian Pier.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4, 5 or 6 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Mottistone Manor Garden (NT) ✓ Calbourne Water Mill & Museum ✓ Whippingham Church ✓ Osborne House (EH) ✓ The Isle of Wight Steam Railway (5 & 6 Nt Tours Only) ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary (6 Night Tour)

Day 1 A morning departure for the south coast and our sailing to the Isle of Wight, arriving at the Trouville Hotel during the afternoon. Day 2 We travel along the scenic ‘military’ coastal road of West Wight pausing at Isle of Wight Pearl before visiting Mottistone Manor Garden (NT), a magical five-acre Elizabethan Manor garden. We continue to nearby Calbourne Water Mill and Museum. Set in peaceful countryside we discover a working Water Mill dating from the Doomsday Book. Day 3 A day at leisure in our resort. Day 4 We visit Whippingham Church, with its connections to Queen Victoria followed by Osborne House (EH), her seaside residence. Marvel at the sumptuous décor of the Royal Apartments and take an intimate glimpse into the private life of the Victorian royal family. Day 5 Today we include a train ride on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Hauled by a vintage steam locomotive we enjoy a special journey back in time. The evocative smells of a steam railway along with the sound of the puffing and hissing of the steam engine, entice us to settle back in beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages while enjoying a unique view of some of the Island’s unspoilt countryside. In the afternoon we allow free time in the Island’s main town, Newport. Day 6 A day at leisure in our resort. Day 7 Homeward bound today, we catch the ferry back to the mainland and onwards to the Midlands. 5 Night Holiday Itinerary: As above but Day 6 becomes our day of return. 4 Night Holiday Itinerary: Day 1: Travel to the Isle of Wight. Day 2: West Wight – Mottistone Manor Garden (NT) & Calbourne Water Mill/Museum Day 3: At leisure in Sandown Day 4 Osborne House. Day 5: Homeward.

Your Holiday Hotel The Trouville Hotel Sandown

Your Holiday Hotel Channel View Hotel Shanklin The Channel View Hotel is in a unique location occupying an elevated cliff-top position overlooking Shanklin bay. Restaurant, Bar, Indoor Pool, Sauna & Solarium. Mobility Grade: 3 – Elevated position but Hotel has good accessibility for all. A few isolated steps throughout but lift to all floors.

Mon 26 - Fri 30 July 2021

4 Nights

£699

Mon 27 Sep - Fri 1 Oct 2021

4 Nights

£649

Departs 9.00am (Jul) 10.30am (Sep)

Returns 6.30pm (Both Dates)

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 The Luxury Traveller departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Reductions available for (EH) English Heritage Members where shown.

Gloriously situated directly overlooking the sea, opposite the golden beach. Split-level restaurant with panoramic views over the bay, Bar, Lounge, Regular entertainment. All twin/double bedded rooms have sea views at no supplement, Ballroom, Indoor leisure complex with four lanes for short mat bowls. Mobility Grade: 3 – Hotel has a level sea front location with easy access to Sandown Pier. A few gentle steps at entrance. Incline to main town. A few steps within hotel but lift serves all floors. Tue 4 - Sun 9 May 2021

5 Nights

Mon 9 - Sun 15 August 2021

6 Nights

£769

Mon 18 - Fri 22 October 2021

4 Nights

£549

Departs 9.30am (May/Aug) 8.30am (Oct)

£599

Returns 6.00pm (All Dates)

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Single with Side Sea View: £15pp/pn Holiday Insurance: £29 (May) £32.50 (Aug) £29.50 (Oct) All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Reductions available for (EH) English Heritage & (NT) National Trust Members.

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RELAXED WORTHING

THE BRIGHTON BELLE

4 Nights From: £659

4 Nights From: £519 Brighton

Enjoy the seaside on the ✓ Look What’s Included southern coast of England ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own overlooked by the South courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board Downs, England’s newest ✓ Entrance to Weald & Downland National Park . Our base is the Open Air Museum ✓ Entrance to resort of Worthing – boasting Parham House & Garden five miles of level seafront with ✘ Not included: All lunches a splendid art deco pier, palm tree-lined promenade and glorious parks and gardens to explore at your leisure.

Visit stylish Brighton and discover miles of glorious beaches bordered by a lovely wide promenade. Take a stroll on the pier or explore the maze of little streets called The Lanes. There is also the Brighton Pavilion to see – a Royal Beach House built in Indian style – an amazing treat full of treasures.

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 We travel south, making a suitable stop en-route and arrive at our hotel during the early afternoon. Day 2 This morning, we make our way to the unique Weald & Downland Open Air Museum with its collection of over 50 original buildings spanning a period of 600 years that are representative of the architectural style of South East England. Site of the hugely popular BBC TV series ‘ The Repair Shop’ in which the highly skilled crafts people save and resurrect broken treasures, bringing them and their memories back to life, we can spend the morning exploring this remarkable microcosm of South East English history in its authentic Wealden setting! Perhaps witness a Victorian smithy at work, cooking in a Tudor kitchen, a working watermill grinding flour and other workshop demonstrations. There is time to take lunch in the lakeside tea room, before we head to Chichester with plenty of time to explore. Highlights include the magnificent cathedral, renowned for its unique architecture and the award-winning Novium Museum. Built over the remains of a Roman bathhouse, the museum tells the story of Chichester’s rich heritage. Day 3 Today is a free morning to explore Worthing. Then in the afternoon join us for a short drive along the coast to Brighton with its traditional seafront and trendy precincts. Day 4 We start our day with a visit to Arundel, a beautiful small town dominated by its Castle. We give you time to wander its streets before we continue to Parham House and Gardens, one of the country’s finest Elizabethan houses, complete with a Great Hall and Long Gallery. Set in 875 acres in the South Downs, the house is home to many rare and precious collections of paintings, furniture, needlework and antiquities. The spectacular gardens feature pleasure grounds, a four acre walled garden, stunning herbaceous borders, a glasshouse, vegetable garden, orchard and a 1920’s Wendy House. Day 5 We depart our hotel, making a convenient stop en-route for lunch, arriving home during the late afternoon.

Your Holiday Hotel

Sunday We travel to Brighton making a convenient stop in Windsor en-route, with time for lunch. Arriving in Brighton in the afternoon enjoy tea on arrival whilst your bags are taken to your room. 3-course table service Sheffield Park dinner followed by a relaxing evening. Monday We drive to Sheffield Park where we are treated to a return heritage train journey on the Bluebell Railway. Our joint ticket then allows us to explore Sheffield Park & Gardens (NT), a place of stunning reflections and views and amazing plants. Tuesday A free day to explore the variety of attractions Brighton has to offer. Our hotel is within walking distance of the Lanes shopping area, the famous Brighton Pier and a short distance away is the Royal Pavilion. Wednesday Today we drive to Eastbourne – Famed for its Victorian buildings, fabulous level, seafront promenade and pier. Wander through the gardens of the Western Lawns and discover the Wish Tower, one of the 74 Martello Towers built in the early 1800’s along the south coast to help prevent an invasion from Napoleons troops. Thursday We make the leisurely drive home to the Midlands, making a suitable stop for lunch en-route.

One of the finest hotels the South Coast has to offer. The Chatsworth is located off the promenade overlooking Steyne Gardens, within the town centre. A Grade II listed building that is steeped in history with a gorgeous Georgian frontage that offers 97 guest rooms with all todays modern amenities. Restaurant, Bar/lounge, Terrace lounge & patio. Mobility Grade: 4 - Steps or Ramp entrance with level access throughout. Rooms are over 3 floors which are accessible via 2 lifts. 13 Rooms with walk-in shower with step into the shower cubicle. No ground floor rooms. Thu 10 - Mon 14 June 2021

4 Nights

£675

Sun 19 - Thu 23 September 2021

4 Nights

£659

Returns 4.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £40 | Holiday Insurance: £ All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

✓ Popular Favourite

The Old Ship Brighton

The Chatsworth House Hotel Worthing

Departs 10.00am

✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Ride on the Bluebell Railway & Entrance to Sheffield Park & Gardens (NT) ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Popular Favourite

✓ Look What’s Included

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Worthing

The most historic hotel in Brighton and located in the heart of the city centre and overlooking Brighton’s glorious seafront. Restaurant, Lounge/Bar. Mobility Grade: 4 – The location is level, steps to the entrance with alternative entrance available. Occasional steps in the corridors and some rooms. Lift to all floors.

Sun 11 - Thu 15 April 2021 Sun 11 - Thu 15 July 2021 Departs 9.30am (Apr) 10.00am (Jul)

4 Nights

£519

4 Nights

£539

Returns 5.00pm (Apr) 4.30pm (Jul)

Supplements Double for Sole Use: £120 | Holiday Insurance: £28 (Apr) £29.50 (Jul) All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Reductions available for (NT) National Trust Members

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories!

ENGLAND - SOUTH & SOUTH EAST

& South Downs

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RELAXED EASTBOURNE & Romantic Sussex

4 or 6 Nights From: £559

Eastbourne

Eastbourne is one of England’s most elegant seaside resorts with a wide promenade extending along the broad shingle beach. A relaxed holiday atmosphere pervades the Grand Parade, with its famous old pier dating from 1870 and the remarkable bandstand of 1935. Beyond the town the cliff top rises to the foothills of the South Downs, while the lower promenade leads to gardens with fine views across the bay to Hastings.

ENGLAND - SOUTH & SOUTH EAST

6 Night Holiday Itinerary

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at Westfield before continuing to historical Rye - With its enchanting cobbled streets, medieval church and beautifully preserved houses. Friday Today we visit Pashley Manor Gardens - a quintessential English garden located on the Sussex and Kent border in the heart of South East England’s garden country. Pashley offers a sumptuous blend of romantic landscaping, imaginative plantings and fine old trees, fountains, springs and large ponds. Saturday We return homeward, making a stop for lunch en-route, arriving during the late afternoon.

Sunday We travel to the Sussex Coast, making a suitable stop for lunch en-route, arriving in our resort during the afternoon. Monday We cross the South Downs to enjoy the views at Beachy Head, reaching Birling Gap. Return via the scenic Seven Sisters to Alfriston, one of the oldest and prettiest villages in Sussex. Tuesday A day at leisure in Eastbourne, where you might be fortunate enough to catch a concert at the Grand Parade Bandstand. Stroll along Eastbourne Pier to enjoy a cup of tea in the Victorian tearooms or visit the Wish Tower, from where you can visit the Lifeboat Museum, Heritage Centre and Winter Gardens. Wednesday The magnificent, informal landscape gardens at Sheff ield Park (NT) were laid out in the 18th century by ‘Capability’ Brown and further developed in the early years of the 20th century with four lakes forming its centrepiece. This afternoon we journey back in time aboard a steam train for a ride through the picturesque Sussex countryside aboard the Bluebell Railway. Thursday This morning we visit the Carr-Taylor Vineyard

Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 or 6 nights half board ✓ Entertainment on some evenings ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Sheffield Park (NT) & The Bluebell Railway (6 Nt Tour Only) ✓ Carr Taylor Vineyards (4 & 6 Nt Tours) ✓ Pashley Manor Gardens (6 Nt Tour Only) ✘ Not included: All lunches

4 Night Holiday Itinerary

Monday We travel to the Sussex Coast, making a suitable stop for lunch en-route, arriving in our resort during the afternoon. Tuesday Beachy Head, Birling Gap, Seven Sisters & Alfriston (As Above). Wednesday Carr-Taylor Vineyard at Westfield & Rye (As Above) Thursday A day at leisure in Eastbourne (As Above) Friday We return homeward, making a suitable stop for lunch en-route, arriving during the afternoon.

✓ Popular Favourite

New Wilmington Hotel, Eastbourne

This friendly family run hotel is located very close to the sea, bandstand, Wish Tower, Winter Gardens and Devonshire Park. The pier and shopping centre are only a few minutes away. Restaurant, lounge, bar and spacious dining room. Mobility Grade: 4 – The resort and hotel are on the level. Hotel has isolated steps and a lift serving most floors. Mon 1 - Fri 5 March 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£559

Sun 30 May - Sat 5 June 2021

Relaxed Traveller

6 Nights

£829

Sun 22 - Sat 28 August 2021

Relaxed Traveller

6 Nights

£829

Mon 25 - Fri 29 October 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£569

Departs 8.00am (Mar) 10.30am (May/Aug) 8.30am (Oct) Returns 5.30pm (Mar/Aug/Oct) 4.30pm (Jun) Supplements Single Room: £42 (4 Nt) £63 (6 Nt) There are a number of ‘Economy Rooms’ available at a £5 per person per night reduction to the ‘Standard Room’ prices. Holiday Insurance: £28 (Mar 4 Nt) £30.50 (May 6 Nt) £32.50 (Aug 6 Nt) £29.50 (Oct 4 Nt)

Beachy Head

(All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Reductions available for (NT) National Trust Members

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories!


THE KENT COAST & BRUGES

CAPTIVATING KENT

4 Nights From: £535 Rochester

Kent’s coast is famous for its spectacular white cliff s, golden beaches, famous seaside resorts and historic towns. Bruges is a wonderfully picturesque town in Belgium with cobbled streets, delightful buildings and majestic squares.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom or Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Eurotunnel Crossing & excursion to Bruges ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 We travel south, with suitable stops en-route, arriving at our hotel during the afternoon. Day 2 This morning we make our way to the pretty town of Rochester, the childhood home of the great author Charles Dickens’ who often referred to it in his Victorian novels. The stunning cathedral founded in 604AD makes it England’s second oldest. The Castle, built on the highest point of the Roman city walls, offers splendid views from the top of one of England’s tallest keeps. After lunch, we return via a scenic coach tour of Kent’s coast via Margate. Day 3 After an early breakfast, this morning we make our way to the delightful town of Bruges, via Eurotunnel. Affectionately known as the “Venice of the North” it’s winding canals and picture postcard bridges create a beautiful setting for this historic city with its World UNESCO heritage with beautiful architecture, magnificent churches and lovely public squares. Day 4 After breakfast we make our way to Canterbury, with its quaint cobbled lanes, timber-framed buildings and medieval city walls. It is also home to the oldest cathedral in England, dating back to Norman times. It features awe-inspiring architecture and contains one of England’s largest collections of early medieval stained glass. After lunch we continue to Samphire Hoe Nature Reserve, England’s newest piece of land, made from chalk marl, excavated from the Channel Tunnel. It has quickly become one of the world’s rarest habitats – chalk grassland and a haven for wildlife. Next, we pause at the Battle of Britain Memorial, in Capel-le-Ferne - a poignant tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of those who served their country in WWII’s battle of the skies. Day 5 Departing the hotel after breakfast, we commence our journey homeward.

Your Holiday Hotel

The Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel Folkestone (March Tour) The Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa (May Tour)

The Burlington is a stylish, Victorian hotel ideally situated near the main town centre of Folkestone and set within its own grounds overlooking the English Channel. Amenities include a traditional restaurant and two bars. The Dover Marina is a Regency hotel located on the Dover seafront commanding a stunning position with superb views of Dover Harbour. Restaurant, bar & waterfront coffee shop, Gym & Spa facility. Mobility Grade: 3 –The locality of both hotels is reasonably flat. There are a few gentle steps to front entrance, isolated steps in public areas. Lift to all floors. Mon 1 - Fri 5 March 2021

4 Nights

£535

Sat 1 - Wed 5 May 2021

4 Nights

£595

Departs 8.00am (Mar) 10.00am (May)

Returns 5.30pm (Mar) 4.30pm (May)

Supplements Single Room: £65 | Holiday Insurance: £28 Prices on application for May The Luxury Traveller departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Passports are required for this tour.

Kent is a county of many contrasts from historic Canterbury with its famous cathedral to the historic naval dockyard to the marshlands of the south, join us this summer whilst we explore this truly enchanting part of the country.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Admission to Chatham Historic Dockyard. ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Thursday Relax as we journey south, arriving at our hotel during the afternoon for our 4-night stay. Friday Our day begins with a ride to delightful Faversham, nestling between the rural gently sloping Downs and the austere North Kent marshes. Faversham is one of England’s most charming towns with over 475 listed buildings and a good selection of independent shops. We have time to explore the town and have lunch. From here we continue to historic Canterbury. The City is dominated by the magnificent Cathedral, now a World Heritage Site, and the city centre, being very compact, is best explored on foot or by horse drawn carriage. There is a maze of intriguing side streets with a rich variety of specialist shops and welcoming cafes and pubs in which to relax. Saturday This morning we head for southern Kent and the land of mysterious marshes and smugglers. First we come to New Romney. A Cinque Port since 1155, the Great Storm of 1287 changed the course of the River Rother and made New Romney an inland town. Next we arrive at Lydd. In the 18th and 19th centuries the town was notorious for the activities of ‘owlers’ (Local smugglers hooting to each other at dead of night). Have a look at All Saints Church – The Cathedral of the Marsh, which has a soaring 132ft tower, and at 199ft is Kent’s longest church, parts of it date back to Roman times. As we head inland spot the tower of St Mildred’s Church at Tenterden. Horatio, Lord Nelson’s daughter by his mistress Emma Hamilton, was at one time the vicar’s wife. Known as the ‘Jewel in the Weald’ the town makes an ideal place to finish the day. Sunday Today’s excursion takes us first to Chatham and the famous Historic Naval Dockyard. This vast maritime heritage site offers the visitor much to see, with an abundance of historic buildings dating from 1704, three warships, dry docks, Royal Dockyard Museum and much more. This afternoon we visit the City of Rochester with its magnificent Cathedral and historic castle. Take a stroll along High Street and explore the old town and cobbled streets. Monday After breakfast we leave and head for home.

Your Holiday Hotel Bridgewood Manor Hotel & Spa Rochester A charming four-star hotel in Rochester, Bridgewood Manor is the perfect destination for visitors who wish to explore scenic Kent. Restaurant, bar/lounge, outdoor patio area, leisure club & spa with indoor swimming pool. Mobility Grade - 4: Level entrance, easy access throughout. Lift to all floors, with 2 purpose built disabled rooms on the ground floor.

Thu 22 - Mon 26 July 2021 Departs 10.00am

4 Nights Returns 4.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £100 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Book with Malvern World Travel 01684 562406

£569

ENGLAND - SOUTH & SOUTH EAST

Bruges

4 Nights From: £569

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TASTES & FLAVOURS OF KENT

HISTORIC CITIES, TOWNS & DOCKYARDS OF KENT Singles Galore

3 Nights From: £419 Canterbury

Hush Heath Vineyard

Kent, the Garden of England is one of the best UK destinations for a holiday. Whether you’re looking for beautiful beaches, stunning architecture or delicious food and drink – Kent has it all! On our break we also go behind the scenes of the hugely popular TV series ‘Call the Midwife’ for a unique guided tour around Chatham Docks.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ Complimentary on board hot and cold drinks ✓ Free WiFi and USB charging points ✓ Complimentary gift bag ✓ 4 nights Half Board ✓ The Historic Naval Dockyard at Chatham. ✘ Not included: All lunches

ENGLAND - SOUTH & SOUTH EAST

Holiday Itinerary

Thursday Depart from Henley we travel to Kent, arriving during the afternoon at the Bridgewood Manor for our 4-night stay. Friday After breakfast we will visit the historic city of Rochester, known for its connections to Charles Dickens and its cathedral, the second oldest foundation in England. Next, we head for nearby Chatham, where we visit the fascinating Historic Naval Dockyard, a vast treasure trove of all things nautical, and also some of the artefacts from the Cutty Sark are stored here, following the disastrous fire in Greenwich. Also the film set for Call the Midwife. Saturday Today’s excursion takes us first via the picture postcard village of Chilham, with its many half-timbered houses and castle, often the location for TV programmes and films. Later, we continue to historic Canterbury. The City is dominated by the magnificent Cathedral, now a World Heritage Site, and the city centre, being very compact, is best explored on foot or by horse drawn carriage. Sunday Departing our hotel we head to Royal Tunbridge Wells. This historic spa town has welcomed visitors for over 400 years. Browse among the chic independent shops of the colonnaded Pantiles and the High Street, with buzzy cafes and bars, before returning home during the late afternoon.

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4 Nights From: £589

Your Holiday Hotel Bridgewood Manor Rochester

Singles Galore

Departs 8.30am

Holiday Itinerary

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Guided Tour of Hush Heath Estate Vineyard Tour, tasting & lunch ✓ Shepherd Neame Brewery ‘Behind the Scenes’ tour. ✘ Not included: All other lunches

Thursday We journey south arriving at our hotel in the afternoon for our 4-night stay. Friday For our first visit today, we head for Staplehurst and Hush Heath Estate and vineyards. Here we enjoy a guided tour and can learn all aspects of grape-growing before visiting the winery where the production process of still and sparkling wine is explained. We finish with a tutored tasting of six Hush Heath Estate wines and ciders. Leaving the vineyard we have a short drive to the Goudhurst Inn, part of the Hush Heath Estate, for Ploughmans Platter lunch. After our visit we head to Royal Tunbridge Wells. Royal Tunbridge Wells lies in the heart of the beautiful High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The historic spa town has welcomed visitors for over 400 years. Browse among the chic independent shops of the colonnaded Pantiles and the High Street, with buzzy cafes bars, music and one-of-a-kind shops. Saturday This morning we head for the land of mysterious marshes and smugglers. First, we come to New Romney. A Cinque Port since 1155, the Great Storm of 1287 changed the course of the River Rother and made New Romney an inland town. Next, we arrive at Lydd - Have a look at All Saints Church – The Cathedral of the Marsh, which has a soaring 132ft tower, and at 199ft is Kent’s longest church, parts of it date back to Roman times. We continue to Tenterden - Known as the ‘Jewel in the Weald’ the town makes an ideal place to finish the day. Sunday Today we head to historic Faversham. We begin with a visit to the Shepherd Neame Brewery for a guided ‘behind the scenes’ tour. After our tour you will have free time to get lunch and explore one of southern England’s most charming towns. It now has over 475 listed buildings and a good selection of independent shops. (Cautionary Note: Shepherd Neame Brewery is an industrial site and anyone entering the brewery must be wearing the appropriate footwear – flip flops, sandals or open toe shoes will not be permitted). Monday After breakfast we leave and begin our journey home.

Your Holiday Hotel

A charming four-star hotel in Rochester, Bridgewood Manor is the perfect destination for visitors who wish to explore scenic Kent. Restaurant, bar/lounge, outdoor patio area, leisure club & spa with indoor swimming pool. Mobility Grade - 4: Level entrance, easy access throughout. Lift to all floors, with 2 purpose built disabled rooms on the ground floor.

Thu 18 - Sun 21 March 2021

Kent, the Garden of England – a beautiful region of Oast houses, vineyards, orchards, hop-fields, secret villages, historic towns and rolling countryside.

3 Nights

Returns 6.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £60 | Holiday Insurance: £22 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Bridgewood Manor Rochester A charming four-star hotel in Rochester, Bridgewood Manor is the perfect destination for visitors who wish to explore scenic Kent. Restaurant, bar/lounge, outdoor patio area, leisure club & spa with indoor swimming pool. Mobility Grade - 4: Level entrance, easy access throughout. Lift to all floors, with 2 purpose built disabled rooms on the ground floor.

£419 Thu 7 - Mon 11 October 2021 Departs 10.00am

4 Nights Returns 4.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £100 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

We include our own Helpful & Attentive Couriers on all our UK Holidays

£589


BEAUTIFUL BERKSHIRE

CONCORDE, CASTLES & CODE BREAKERS

& Secrets of Surrey & Oxon

4 Nights From: £569 Bletchley Park

This delightful tour features an excellent selection of attractions, ranging from a relaxing river cruise, to a Royal Borough to a stunning garden and a stately home. There really is something for all on this tour.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Entrance to Blenheim Palace ✓ RHS Garden Wisley ✓ Polesden Lacey ✓ Henley on Thames River Cruise. ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Thursday Departing Henley we travel to exquisite Blenheim Palace. Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a diverse history. Enter the Palace and discover the gilded State Rooms and priceless collections set against striking stonework, and explore beautiful parkland, sweeping lawns, formal gardens and the magnificent Lake. After our visit we continue our hotel for our 4-night stay. Friday We head for the picturesque Thames-side town of Kingstonupon-Thames with its riverside setting. We have some time at leisure before we depart for the splendid Royal Horticultural Society Garden at Wisley. The garden here is a place full of inspiration, Wisley offers ideas galore, with Wild Garden, Glasshouse, Model Gardens, Fruit Field, Arboretum and spectacular floral displays. Saturday Today we travel through the rolling Surrey countryside to the county town of Guildford, with its magnificent Cathedral and cobbled high street. From here, we visit stunning Polesden Lacey, near Dorking. The late Queen Mother remarked ‘This is a nice house...’ on her honeymoon at Polesden Lacey. This country house with glorious views across the Surrey Hills, the glittering interior, designed to impress Royalty the world over houses art from the Dutch Masters and sparkling Faberge and more. The gardens offer something for everyone. Sunday This morning we have a short drive taking in some of the beautiful Berkshire countryside as we head for Henley-on-Thames, famous for its annual regatta. We have a short time to explore the town before we board our boat for our 1-hour river cruise along the Thames. Afterwards, we head to Royal Windsor where you could enjoy lunch, visit the famous Windsor Castle or one of its many independent stores or quaint streets. Monday After a leisurely breakfast we head home, pausing en-route in Oxford – The city of ‘Dreaming Spires’ with its University Colleges, impressive Ashmolean Museum and great shopping.

Get up close and personal with ✓ Look What’s Included Concorde - arguably the most ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own iconic aircraft to have emerged courier service ✓ Club Class Extra from the latter half of the 20th Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ The Imperial century. This fabulous ‘highMuseum, Duxford ✓ Entrance & flying’ tour will appeal to a wide War Guided Visit to Rockingham Castle range of passengers, so strap ✓ Entrance to Bletchley Park. ✘ Not included: All lunches yourself in for an enigmatic trip to the Imperial War Museum at RAF Duxford, Bletchley Park and a private guided tour of Rockingham Castle - we’ ve cracked the code for a fantastic five days!

Holiday Itinerary

Thursday We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner. Friday Today, we enjoy a fascinating private guided tour of Rockingham Castle, a castle with the rare status of having been continuously occupied for nearly 1,000 years and by just one family since being relinquished as a royal castle. On arrival we enjoy tea and coffee, followed by our tour, with time afterwards to explore the gardens, grounds, church and ice house at leisure. Saturday Our destination this morning is the Imperial War Museum Duxford, Britain’s best-preserved WW2 airfield. Its story reflects the landmark achievements made in aviation history and it incorporates a series of museums and exhibitions such as the 1940s Operations Room, The American Air Museum, The Battle of Britain Exhibition Land Warfare to name but a few. Be sure to discover “AirSpace”, featuring 30 iconic aircraft - including the Supermarine Spitfire and Concorde itself! We spend the afternoon at leisure in Cambridge. Sunday This morning, we make our way to Bletchley Park where Alan Turing and his colleagues helped crack Germany’s Enigma Code during World War II. We uncover Bletchley Park’s remarkable story by visiting the unglamorous, functional Codebreaking Huts and Blocks. Monday After breakfast, we make our way home.

Your Holiday Hotel The Huntingdon Marriott Hotel Huntingdon

Your Holiday Hotel Hilton Hotel Bracknell Situated on the outskirts of Bracknell, the Hilton Hotel features a modern lounge and bar area and the Larder Restaurant, plus a leisure club with indoor swimming pool, sauna, hot tub, a gym and beauty rooms. Mobility Grade: 4. Level entrance, easy access throughout. Lift to all floors.

Thu 16 - Mon 20 September 2021

4 Nights

Departs 10.00am

Returns 5.00pm

£569

This modern, stylish hotel is located on the outskirts of Huntingdon, with excellent access to surrounding routes. Each of the 150 well decorated bedrooms are comfortable and traditional in style. The hotel has a range of modern facilities throughout, including a spacious, informal restaurant, a comfortable bar, indoor swimming pool, sauna, spa bath and gym. Mobility Grade: 4 - The locality is generally level with good accessibility throughout. Lift access to floors. Please note this hotel does not currently have walk-in showers. Thu 24 - Mon 28 June 2021 Departs 11.00am

4 Nights Returns 3.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £120 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50

Supplements Double for Sole Use: £100 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50

All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Discounts Available for RHS Members.

All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories!

£575

ENGLAND - SOUTH & EASTERN

Guildford Castle

4 Nights From: £575

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GREAT YARMOUTH

DISCOVERING LINCOLNSHIRE

& the Norfolk Broads

Singles Galore

3 or 4 Nights From: £399

6 Nights From: £849 Norfolk Broads

Lincoln

Great Yarmouth is Norfolk’s biggest and most popular holiday resorts with its Golden Mile, Pleasure Beach and Summer shows! Great Yarmouth is a traditional seaside resort with a beautiful promenade.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 6 nights half board ✓ 3 nights hotel entertainment ✓ Broads Cruise ✓ Bressingham Gardens & Steam Museum ✓ Somerleyton Hall ✘ Not included: All lunches

ENGLAND - EAST COAST

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday Travelling to East Anglia, we make a stop for lunch in Ely before arriving at our hotel during the afternoon. Monday A free day to explore and discover the delights of Great Yarmouth. Tuesday We begin the day with a visit to Wroxham and the charming Norfolk Broads where Great Yarmouth we enjoy a cruise around the picturesque Broads. In the afternoon we head to Norwich, where a visit to the Cathedral is a must, also cobbled Elm Hill and the Castle Mall shopping complex. Wednesday We visit the timeless and delightful resort of Southwold, little changed since Victorian times. In the afternoon, we head inland to Diss to Bressingham Gardens and Steam Museum – the gardens are renowned the world over for their excellence. Thursday We drive to Oulton Broad and Lowestoft, with a chance to explore and obtain lunch before we make our way to Somerleyton Hall – an early Victorian Mansion with Jacobean origins set in a wooded park with 12 acres of lovely gardens including a maze, tearoom and gift shop. Friday Our first visit today is North Walsham, where it is market day, and we have the chance to explore and maybe enjoy a drink and bite to eat before we visit the coastal resort of Cromer for a leisurely afternoon by the sea. Saturday Departing after breakfast we return homeward, arriving in the mid-afternoon.

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If you enjoy meeting likeminded people in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere, then these singles holiday are just for you!

4 Night Holiday Itinerary

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 3 nights half board ✓ Tea & Biscuits on arrival ✓ Welcome drinks reception on the 1st night ✓ Entrance to Belton House (NT) ✓ Lincoln River Cruise ✘ Not included: All lunches

Day 1 We head to the market town of Melton Mowbray, home of the famous pork pie. Here take time to wander around the town centre and maybe pop into “Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe” to watch a pie making demonstration and sample some of the goods. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants for lunch before continuing on to our hotel for our 3-night stay. Day 2 We drive to the historic City of Lincoln with its magnificent Cathedral, and next to it the Norman Castle. First, we meet our guide for a familiarisation tour of the city on the coach, and later in the day we enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral. The old town is a labyrinth of little alleyways and interesting shops to explore - there are plenty of tea rooms to keep you going. Day 3 This morning we call at the beautiful town of Stamford, packed full of art and craft shops, in time for lunch, and afterwards you have chance to discover the town. This afternoon we visit Burghley House, a 13,000-acre working Lincolnshire estate on the outskirts of Stamford. Built between 1555 and 1587 the awesome house is a Tudor House with 18 state rooms, beautiful gardens, orangery restaurant, shop and café. Day 4 Our day begins with a drive to Spalding. Here we visit Springfields Garden Centre with time to explore and time for lunch. In the afternoon, we continue to Belton House (NT), near Grantham. The perfect English country house, set in its own deer park, Belton was built in the 17th century and offers delightful gardens, orangery and lakeside walk. The house featured in BBC’s TV adaptation of Pride & Prejudice, starring Colin Firth. Day 5 Departing our hotel after breakfast we commence our journey homeward, returning during the early afternoon.

3 Night Easter Holiday Itinerary

Fri: Outward via Melton Mowbray to our Hotel Sat: Spalding/Springfields Garden Centre & Belton House (NT) (As Above). Sun: Lincoln, including a cruise from Lincoln’s Brayford Wharf along the Fossdyke Navigation. Mon: Homeward.

Your Holiday Hotel The Olde Barn Hotel Grantham

Your Holiday Hotel Burlington Palm Court Hotel Great Yarmouth This family owned hotel stands in a quiet location on Great Yarmouth’s seafront directly overlooking the sea. Restaurant, 2 bars, heated indoor swimming pool. Mobility Grade: 3. Hotel: The hotel originally was 3 houses that have been sympathetically joined together over the years. Rooms do vary in size and there are unavoidable steps to some floors, although the hotel has a lift. Locality: The hotel commands a level location.

Set in luscious Lincolnshire countryside this award-winning hotel successfully combines rustic charm with modern amenities. Restaurant, bar, lounge. Spa/Wellness centre including Jacuzzi, whirlpool & gymnasium. Mobility Grade: 4 – Locality: Generally level. Hotel: Generally level with occasional steps to public areas. Bedrooms are on 3 floors all served by a lift. EASTER Fri 2 - Mon 5 April 2021 Mon 25 - Fri 29 October 2021

Sun 25 - Sat 31 July 2021 Departs 9.30am

6 Nights Returns 4.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £32.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

£849

Departs 11.00am (Apr) 10.30am (Oct)

3 Nights

£399

4 Nights

£549

Returns 3.00pm (Apr) 3.30pm (Oct)

Supplements Single Room: Nil (Apr) £56 (Oct) | Holiday Insurance: £22 (Apr) £29.50 (Oct) All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Discounts available for (NT) National Trust Members

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BLACKPOOL ILLUMINATIONS

CHESTER, LLANDUDNO & A MYSTERY!

Southport & Lancashire

4 Nights From: £589

4 Nights From: £539

Chester

Blackpool Illuminations

Chester sparkles with a ✓ Look What’s Included magical heritage all year round ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own and is the perfect place for a courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board revitalising break at any time. ✓ A la Carte dining at leisure to book a The city is awash with history table (be prepared to allow time) with many of its buildings ✓ Cream tea ✓ Llangollen Canal Cruise carefully restored to retain ✘ Not included: All lunches their historical heritage. The city boasts a complete circuit of walls, sections of which date back to Roman times, as well as a Norman Cathedral. The famous Rows, unique two-tiered galleries built in the traditional black and white ‘magpie’ style, contain a wide range of shops selling goods from antiques to high fashion.

Blackpool is Britain’s favourite ✓ Look What’s Included holiday resort - bright and ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own bustling - with non-stop fun. courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Famous for its “ Golden Mile”. Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Guided tour of the Illuminations There is seven miles of wide ✘ Not included: All lunches sandy beach to enjoy. Famous for its Illuminations, from the beginning of September to November, when over half a million light bulbs decorate the promenade which is dominated by the 518 foot Tower – It is a sight not to be missed!

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We drive north to Llangollen - stroll along the Victoria Promenade, sit in the Riverside Park or watch the river tumble down beneath the bridge. In the afternoon, we enjoy a fantastic Pontcysyllte Aqueduct canal boat trip on a motorized boat, taking us along a five mile stretch of the Llangollen Canal which runs along the picturesque Dee Valley. Our canal cruise includes a crossing of the world famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct also known as the ‘Stream in the Sky.’ From here we continue to Chester for our 4-night stay at the Queens at Chester Best Western Premiere Collection. Enjoy a glass of wine or fruit juice with dinner each night. Tuesday Today we visit Llandudno, Famous for its super beach and 19th-century Llandudno Pier, with shops and games arcade. Northwest of town, the cliffs of Great Orme headland jut into the sea. All this and a long, crescent-shaped promenade and sweeping sands make it the perfect excursion destination. Wednesday A Leisurely day to explore Chester. The historic city offers lots to see and do. Explore the unique ‘Rows’ of two-tiered shops, take a stroll around the City Walls, meander down to the River Dee, or just relax and watch the world go by. Thursday After breakfast we leave our hotel for a mystery destination. In the afternoon we return to our hotel around 3.30pm for a Cream Tea – consisting of Tea/coffee, two scones, clotted cream butter and jam. Friday After breakfast we depart our hotel, arriving home during the afternoon. ✓ Popular Favourite

Your Holiday Hotel

The Queen at Chester Hotel, Premier Collection by Best Western Located within walking distance of the city centre. All bedrooms are en-suite and are equipped with TV, Wi-Fi, iron and ironing board, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel offers a Restaurant, Bar & delightful Italian gardens. Mobility Grade: 4. Situated in the heart of Chester, good easy access throughout with a few isolated steps. Lift to all floors.

Mon 9 - Fri 13 August 2021

4 Nights

Departs 9.30am

Returns 3.30pm

£589

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We drive north stopping en-route at Salford Quays, Greater Manchester’s unique waterfront destination. Home to the Imperial War Museum North and The Lowry amongst others the Quays offers a fantastic choice of things to do and see before we continue on to our hotel for four nights. Tuesday This morning we leave and have a ride to Southport, an attractive resort where we have time to explore the town and have lunch. Perhaps visit the model railway village this afternoon or enjoy an Ice Cream before we return to our hotel. Wednesday Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before a free day to explore and enjoy Blackpool. Take a ride on a tram along the seafront, explore the town centre or visit the Pleasure Beach, there is lots to see and do. After dinner enjoy a guided tour of the lights - If you think you have seen them before, don’t believe it – each year brings fantastic new features! Thursday Our day takes us to Lancaster, one of England’s ‘Heritage Cities’. During our visit you could visit Lancaster’s castle and museums to uncover the city’s ancient stories hidden in its walls and buildings or spend time on the high street or watching the world go by in a café or a park. This afternoon we then travel to the seaside town of Morecambe. Stroll along Morecambe’s award-winning promenade and enjoy the views across the bay. Friday After breakfast we leave and head for home.

Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Popular Favourite

The Imperial Hotel Blackpool Situated on the North Promenade with spectacular views over the beaches and sea, the hotel is within minutes of the towns major attractions. Restaurant, Bar, Lounge. Indoor Leisure Complex with pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi & gymnasium. Mobility Grade: 4 – Resort: Generally level. Hotel: A few steps to entrance with isolated steps inside, however there is a lift to all floors.

Mon 4 - Fri 8 October 2021 Departs 8.30am

4 Nights Returns 3.30pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £29.50

Supplements Double for Sole Use: £100 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50

All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories!

£539

ENGLAND - NORTH WEST

With A La Carte Dining!

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RELAXED LAKE DISTRICT At the Skiddaw Hotel

4 Nights From: £585 Ullswater

For sheer splendour and tranquil beauty, few places in England can measure up to the Lake District landscapes, as breathtaking as any you will find in Switzerland or the French Alps with a mix of high craggy mountains, undulating hillsides and of course some of the largest and most beautiful natural lakes to be found anywhere. With dramatic scenery showcasing the stunning lakes and the soaring peaks of England’s tallest mountains, charismatic market towns and villages plus a wealth of history and heritage, the Lake District region can never be understated and remains one of the most unspoilt holiday destinations in the country.

Holiday Itinerary (May - Oct)

is the home of Lord and Lady Cavendish and is one of the best loved stately homes in Britain. Day 5 We commence our journey homewards, returning during the afternoon.

Day 1 Relax on board as we journey north to Keswick, arriving in the afternoon for our 4-night stay. Day 2 Enjoy a full day scenic tour travelling via Glenridding, where we board Ullswater Steamers for a cruise on beautiful Ullswater lake before continuing over the Kirkstone Pass – the highest road in the Lake District to Ambleside. We return to our hotel via the charming village of Grasmere. Day 3 This morning we drive to Lake Bassenthwaite, with a tour and tasting at the highly acclaimed Lakes Distillery, producers of world class English whisky, gin and vodka. Free time in the afternoon to explore Keswick. Day 4 Today we visit award winning Holker Hall, situated only a short distance from Grange-over-Sands and the expanse of Morecambe Bay. Holker Hall is set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into parkland framed by the Lakeland Hills. Holker Hall

Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Look What’s Included May - Oct: ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller with ‘First Class’ seating or Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Lunches on first & last days ✓ Ullswater Cruise ✓ Lakes Distillery ✓ Holker Hall ✘ Not included: All lunches March: ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Entrances to Rydal Mount & Wordsworth’s House at Cockermouth ✘ Not included: All lunches

4 Night Holiday Itinerary (March)

Monday Travel via Kendal to our hotel for our 4-night stay. Tuesday An excursion via Grasmere to the house of Wordsworth Rydal Mount & Gardens. Wednesday Today we visit Wordsworth’s House in Cockermouth with free time afterwards in Keswick. Thursday An excursion to Bowness in Windermere. Friday Homeward bound.

✓ Popular Favourite

ENGLAND - NORTH WEST

The Skiddaw Hotel, Keswick

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This popular hotel enjoys an excellent location in the market square of the lovely town of Keswick. Cocktail bar and conservatory, stylish restaurant and pleasant lounge. Mobility Grade: 4 – Town: Generally level. Hotel: Level location. Lift to all floors. Mon 8 - Fri 12 March 2021

Singles Galore

4 Nights

£585

Sun 23 - Thu 27 May 2021

4 Nights

£629

Sun 4 - Thu 8 July 2021

4 Nights

£669

Sun 22 - Thu 26 August 2021

4 Nights

£629

4 Nights

£629

Mon 11 - Fri 15 October 2021

Singles Galore

Departs 10.00am (Mar) 9.30am (May/Jun/Oct) 8.30am (Aug) Returns 6.30pm (Mar) 5.00pm (May/Jun) 6.00pm (Aug) 5.30pm (Oct) Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £28 (Mar/May) £29.50 (Jul/Aug/Oct) (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

Grasmere

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DISCOVERING YORKSHIRE

HARROGATE

& the Yorkshire Dales

4 Nights From: £589 Harrogate

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Guided sightseeing tour of York ✓ York River Boat Cruise ✓ North Yorkshire Moors Railway ✓ Entrance to Castle Howard ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 We depart Henley and travel north to York for our 4-night stay. Day 2 Today is ‘York in a nutshell’. After breakfast we are joined by our tour guide for a comprehensive morning sightseeing tour of York. In the afternoon we enjoy a cruise on the river Ouse with Yorkboat, Castle Howard followed by free time. Day 3 This morning we leave for a spectacular scenic tour to Whitby and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Our first stop is Pickering where we join the North Yorkshire Moors Railway for a ride across the moors as we make our way to the historic seaport of Whitby, with its ruined Abbey atop the cliff overlooking the busy harbour. We have time for lunch here and to explore the town before returning across Blakey Ridge, offering some of the most spectacular views of the area. From Hutton-le-Hole we continue to Helmsley for a short break before returning to the hotel. Day 4 We visit delightful Castle Howard, best known for its starring role in ‘Brideshead Revisited’. We have time to explore the house and the lovely grounds. Day 5 We have the morning free for further exploration of York city centre, perhaps taking the time to explore the magnificent Minster, and the surrounding narrow streets and little alleyways, including the famous Shambles, before commencing our journey homewards. Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Popular Favourite

Holiday Itinerary

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Embsay Railway & a visit to the Wensleydale Creamery ✓ Skipton Canal Cruise & The Nidderdale Museum ✓ The Harrogate Pump Rooms ✓ Newby Hall & Gardens ✘ Not included: All lunches

Monday Our journey takes us north to Harrogate and our 4-night stay. Tuesday Today we drive via Blubberhouses Moor to Embsay where we take a return steam train through picturesque Yorkshire Dales scenery. After this, we drive through Wharfedale to Aysgarth then along Wensleydale to the magical market town of Hawes, home to the famous Wensleydale cheese and we visit the factory and watch Newby Hall one of the cheeses being made. Wednesday We drive to Skipton – ‘Gateway to the Dales’. We also take a trip on the Skipton Canal with rib-tickling commentary by our host with tea & biscuits included. Our final visit today is Pateley Bridge, where we visit the Nidderdale Museum. Thursday We commence with a visit to the Royal Pump Rooms Museum. Situated in the original spa building, built to house the famous sulphur well, they tell the story of Harrogate, and there is even the chance to sample the water. Afterwards, we are free to explore Harrogate. With its huge open spaces, broad tree-lined boulevards, antique shops and elegant buildings, Harrogate also boasts the world-famous Betty’s Tearooms, founded in 1919 by a Swiss Confectioner. Friday Departing after breakfast we visit Newby Hall and Gardens. Built by Sir Christopher Wren, Newby Hall epitomises the Georgian Act of Elegance, with Robert Adams beautiful interiors. Enjoy the 25 acres of gardens that were created in the early 1920’s. Your Holiday Hotel

The Queens Hotel York

The Crown Hotel Harrogate

The Queens is one of our Popular Favourite Hotels that is well appointed and anxious to please, located on the banks of the River Ouse in the heart of the city and well-liked by our clients. Royal Brasserie, Bar and Lounge overlooking the river. Mobility Grade: 5– City: Generally level. Hotel: Has lift or slope alternative to steps.

Fri 14 - Tue 18 May 2021

4 Nights

£589

Thu 30 Sep - Mon 4 Oct 2021

4 Nights

£589

Departs 9.30am

Encounter beautiful Yorkshire landscapes and soak up the history and heritage of Harrogate, voted as “ the happiest place to live in Britain” !

Returns 6.30pm

Situated on the edge of the town centre, The Crown Hotel is just a short walk from Harrogate’s famous Turkish Baths, Betty’s Tea rooms, Valley Gardens and its Victorian arcades and boutique shops. One of Harrogate’s numerous grand Victorian hotels, The Crown offers guests elegant public areas, a bistro, bar and a restaurant. Mobility Grade: 3. The town of Harrogate does have hills and inclines and although the locality of the hotel is relatively level, a few steps may be encountered. Lift to all floors Mon 14 - Fri 18 June 2021 Departs 9.00am

4 Nights Returns 5.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £88 | Holiday Insurance: £28 (May) £29.50 (Sep)

Supplements Single Room: £80 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50

All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories!

£609

ENGLAND - NORTH WEST & YORKSHIRE

Take a journey through time in the city of York where Roman, Viking and medieval legacies appear around every corner. We will uncover everything from the narrow lanes of the Shambles to the majestic Minster cathedral.

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York

4 Nights From: £609

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RELAXED HARROGATE

SCARBOROUGH

RHS Harlow Carr - York Ripley Castle - Ripon

Magical Moorlands & Coastal Charms

4 Nights From: £595 Scarborough

Harrogate evolved as one of ✓ Look What’s Included the country ’s premier spa ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own towns following the discovery courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board of medicinal waters, and the ✓ Entrance to RHS Harlow Carr grandeur of yesteryear still ✓ Open-top bus tour in York ✓ Guided remains amid the beautifully tour of Ripley Castle preserved buildings, and famous ✘ Not included: All other lunches parks and gardens. With its close proximity to the beautiful rolling Yorkshire countryside; this tour has all the ingredients for a truly memorable holiday.

ENGLAND - EAST COAST

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday A scenic drive north through the rolling hills and moorlands of the Peak District, where we pause for a suitable lunch-stop en-route before arriving in Harrogate for our 4-night stay. Monday This morning we make our way to RHS Garden Harlow Carr – a stunning 68-acre garden with contemporary & herbaceous borders, streamside and scented gardens, alpine zone, kitchen garden and woodland walks. Plant centre, shops and Betty’s Tearooms are some of the facilities available. Free time at leisure in Harrogate during the afternoon. Tuesday A full day excursion to the historic city of York. Upon arrival, we include a 60-minute open-top bus tour, so relax whilst your guide shows you all the amazing sights around York’s historic centre. In the afternoon free time for sightseeing and shopping, but there is so much to see you will have to be selective? The majestic Minster, the old Roman walls, the Shambles, the Jorvik Centre and the National Railway Museum are all worth considering. Wednesday Today, we visit Ripley Castle. This impressive 700-year old castle is located in the beautiful village of Ripley close to Harrogate. We include a guided tour with plenty of extra time for lunch and to explore the walled gardens, lakeside walk, pleasure grounds and deer park. Afterwards we continue to Ripon - the third smallest city in the UK, home to Ripon Cathedral and former home to the famous author Lewis Carroll. The stunning interior of the cathedral inspired many of Lewis Carroll’s characters in Alice in Wonderland and is located just around the corner from the marketplace. Thursday Departing our hotel we journey via the National Coal Mining Museum - Travel 140 metres underground down into one of Britain’s oldest working mines - This unusual and fully accessible experience will offer a genuine insight into the hard-working lives of miners throughout the ages. Here, we pause for lunch, prior to returning home during the early evening.

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Your Holiday Hotel The Majestic Doubletree by Hilton Harrogate The recently refurbished Majestic is located in the centre of Harrogate. Set in 8 acres of beautiful grounds. Restaurant, Lounge/ Bar. Leisure facilities include a health club, indoor swimming pool. Mobility Grade: 4 – Locality & hotel is generally level with very few steps. There is a slight incline when walking into the town centre. This hotel has a lift to all floors.

Scarborough enjoys an unrivalled position as one of Britain’s premier coastal resorts, yet also lies tantalizingly close to North Yorkshire’s rugged National Park and the rolling pastures of the North Wolds. The town straddles two magnificent bays separated by a headland crowned by a 12th century castle.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday Travelling north we visit historical York. Free time to explore the sites before continuing to Scarborough in the afternoon. Monday We follow the coast road to Whitby, the famous fishing port which was once the home of Eden Camp Captain James Cook. There’s time to wander the narrow streets and busy harbourside before we join the North Yorkshire Moors Railway for a train ride over the scenic North Yorkshire Moors through Grosmont and Goathland to Pickering where we rejoin the coach to Scarborough. Tuesday Today we visit Castle Howard. Widely accepted as Yorkshire’s finest historic house, Castle Howard is set amidst 1,000 acres of landscaped gardens with sweeping lawns, lakes and trees and has been home to the Howard family for over 300 years. It is also well known as the filming location of Brideshead Revisited. Wednesday A free day to enjoy Scarborough’s many attractions. Thursday An extended half day excursion to the Eden Camp Museum. Our visit will take you back to wartime Britain, experiencing the sights, sounds and even the smells of life on the home front and the front line, all housed within 35 huts built by Italian prisoners of war in 1942. Friday Departing after breakfast we commence our journey homeward.

Your Holiday Hotel The Red Lea Hotel Scarborough A warm welcome awaits at the Red Lea Hotel where you will find comfortable, quality accommodation, excellent food and a level of service that is second to none. Built in the Victorian heyday, the hotel still retains much of its original character alongside modern facilities including heated indoor pool, Wi-Fi throughout. Restaurant, Bar & occasional live entertainment. Mobility Grade: 3 All of the 66 bedrooms are furnished to a high standard and there is a lift to all floors (please note there are steps to some rooms and at the front of the hotel). Sun 16 - Fri 21 May 2021

5 Nights

Sun 11 - Fri 16 July 2021

5 Nights

£719

5 Nights

£675

Sun 2 - Thu 6 May 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£595

Sun 26 Sep - Fri 1 Oct 2021

Sun 1 - Thu 5 August 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£598

Departs 8.00am (All Dates)

Departs 9.00am (May) 10.30am (Aug)

Returns 6.00pm (Both Dates)

Supplements Single Room: £120 | Holiday Insurance: £28 (May) £29.50 (Aug) All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 5 nights half board ✓ Single journey train ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway ✓ Entrance to Castle Howard ✓ Entrance to Eden Camp ✘ Not included: All lunches

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Ripley Castle

5 Nights From: £675

£675

Returns 3.30pm (May/Jul) 4.30pm (Sep)

Supplements Double for Sole Use: £80 | Sea View (On Req): £90 Sea View for Sole Use (On Req): £180 | Holiday Insurance: £29 (Apr) £30.50 (Jul/Oct) All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

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A TOUCH OF CLASS IN YORKSHIRE Whitby & the North Yorkshire Moors

5 Nights From: £798 Whitby Abbey

Sunday We travel north, arriving at our hotel in the afternoon. Monday We begin with a spectacular ride through Bilsdale - “ Little Switzerland” , and past the Sun Inn, which has had the same landlord for 200 years! Passing near historic Rievaulx Abbey we come to delightful Helmsley, with its huge market square and little tea rooms. Here we take a break for lunch and later continue past Ampleforth and Byland Abbey to Kilburn, under the famous White Horse. This village is the home of Mousey Thompson, the famous woodworker renowned for his little mouse carving, adorning hand carved oak furniture throughout the land. Whilst here we visit the Mousey Thompson Visitor Centre, with gift shop and tearoom. Tuesday This morning we begin with a drive across the moors the village of Danby. Here we visit the Danby Moors Centre. Set in an idyllic spot on the banks of the River Esk, you can see pretty much everything that makes the Moors National Park so special – moorland, woodland, farmland and more. At the Centre we include morning tea/coffee and scones. Leaving Danby we head to the lovely village of Hutton-le-Hole. Here we visit the Ryedale Folk Museum and learn all about the history of the village and surrounding dales. We are then on our way into Pickering where we have

chance for a drink and a bite to eat before we join the North Yorkshire Moors Railway for an 18 mile steam train journey across the moors to Grosmont, calling at Goathland (TV’s Heartbeat) on the way. Wednesday Today we are heading for the seaside. Our first visit is to Saltburn-by-the-Sea, a traditional small seaside resort. Here we take the unique Cliff Lift to the shore and enjoy a stroll along the historic pier. Moving on, we have a picturesque ride along the coastal region taking us to Whitby. Whitby is a maritime town, fishing port and seafarer’s haven, bursting with character and quite unique. We have time to wander the little alleyways and narrow streets and perhaps climb the famous steps up to the ruins of Whitby Abbey. Later we cross the scenic moorlands past Scaling reservoir. Thursday Our first visit today is to Preston Park and Hall Museum. The attractive parkland surrounds the museum, and in the museum itself you will find a delightful collection of memorabilia from times gone by, with large social history collections, an armoury, toys and games. Take a walk back in time through the cobbled Victorian street and imagine life as it was in times past. At Preston Hall we join the ‘ Teesside Princess’ and take a gentle cruise on the River Tees through beautiful countryside to the cobbled town of Yarm, famous for its location on the River and the awe inspiring railway viaduct. From Yarm we return to Guisborough for chance to see the town and maybe visit the Abbey. Friday We include a visit to York on our return, arriving home during the evening. © English Heritage

Holiday Itinerary

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 5 nights half board ✓ Mousey Thompson Visitor Centre ✓ Danby Moors Centre with tea/coffee & scones ✓ Ryedale Folk Museum ✓ Train ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway ✓ Saltburn Cliff Lift ✓ Entrance to Preston Hall Museum ✓ Teesside Princess River Cruise ✘ Not included: All lunches

✓ Popular Favourite

Your Holiday Hotel

Gisborough Hall Hotel Nr Guisborough

This stunning 4-star hotel dates back to the 19th Century and was formerly a baronial home. Today, this elegant hotel provides a pleasing combination of original features and modern facilities. Restaurant, Bar, Lounge, Garden Terrace, Sauna & Massage facilities. Mobility Grade: 3 – Locality: Fairly flat. Hotel: There are a few steps within the hotel, but the lift serves all floors.

5 Nights

Sun 19 - Fri 24 September 2021 Departs 8.30am

£798

Returns 6.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £125 | Holiday Insurance: £30.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Rievaulx Abbey

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YORKSHIRE & NORTH EAST

Covering a splendid variety of magnificent scenery and contrasting countryside, with quaint Yorkshire towns and villages, rugged moorland and stunning coastlines. We also feature a railway ride as well a boat trip on the Tees to Yarm.

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KYNREN - AN EPIC TALE OF ENGLAND

DELIGHTFUL DURHAM & the Historic North East

3 Nights From: £529 Durham

Set against the magnificent backdrop of Auckland Castle, County Durham. This 90-minute KYNREN show begins at dusk and ends in starlight. The show takes the audiences on a journey through 2,000 years of British history, myth and legend at breakneck speed. Encompassing the Roman occupation. Both World Wars. Viking and Norman invasions, medieval feasts, Tudor times, The English Civil War, the Georgian Renaissance, Industrial Revolution and Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in between. This short break allows you to experience the magic, history and spectacle of KYNREN for yourself.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 3 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ ‘Gold Ticket’ seating for Kynren - An Epic Tale of England ✓ Entrance to Beamish Open Air Museum ✘ Not included: All lunches

YORKSHIRE & NORTH EAST

Friday We travel north via a stop in Harrogate, a Victorian spa town Kynren with great shopping and eating. Saturday A morning visit to explore the captivating city of Durham with its winding, cobbled streets, by the dramatic Durham Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site – one of the most stunning city panoramas in Europe. Following an early dinner at the hotel, we make our way to Auckland Castle for the show. As dusk turns to darkness, Kynren takes you on a spellbinding voyage through history, myth and legend. Sunday Today, we visit Beamish Open Air Museum – a living museum which tells the story of life in North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times. Monday A leisurely drive homeward arriving home during the afternoon. Your Holiday Hotel

Monday We travel north with a suitable stop for lunch en-route before arriving at our hotel for our 4-night stay. Tuesday A morning visit to Raby Castle ‘Locomotion’ in Shildon, a branch of the National Railway Museum, which contains many historic and interesting exhibits, locomotives and more, before continuing to Durham City, where there is free time to explore this medieval city’s cobbled streets, packed with history, culture and stunning architecture, including the magnificent castle and cathedral. Wednesday We visit Raby Castle and Gardens, home to Lord Barnard’s family since 1626. One of the finest medieval Castles in England the gardens are a mix of traditional 18th century ornamental Walled Gardens, Yew Hedges, Trees, Plants and Ornaments. We continue deep into the North Pennines taking us to Barnard Castle where we visit the Bowes Museum – an important collection of treasures including fine art, ceramics, textiles and dress. Thursday We drive via Escomb Village, to admire the hidden little gem of Escomb Saxon Church, considered one of the finest 7th century churches in the country before visiting the Auckland Project - a brand new visitor destination in Bishop Auckland, with Auckland Castle as its centrepiece. Located in and around the 900-year-old Prince Bishop’s Castle, we will discover a thousand years of history on our visit which perfectly combines art, history and the outdoors. Friday Departing our hotel after breakfast, we commence our journey homeward bound. Your Holiday Hotel

Redworth Hall Hotel County Durham

Redworth Hall Hotel County Durham

A beautiful Jacobean country manor dating back to 1744. Standing in 150 acres of Durham countryside, the hotel combines traditional elegance with contemporary style. Restaurant, Bar, Lounge, Indoor pool & gym. Mobility Grade: 3 – Locality: Generally level. Hotel: Level entrance & lift to all floors.

Fri 13 - Mon 16 August 2021 Departs 8.30am

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Entrance to Crook Hall ✓ Raby Castle & Gardens and the Bowes Museum ✓ The Auckland Project & ‘Locomotion’ at Shildon. ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Holiday Itinerary

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The beautiful city of Durham, with its Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site, is the jewel in the crown of an extraordinary county. We discover what this magical North East corner of England has to offer, with its quaint market towns and delightful villages.

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Kynren

4 Nights From: £579

3 Nights Returns 6.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £75 | Holiday Insurance: £24.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

£529

A beautiful Jacobean country manor dating back to 1744. Standing in 150 acres of Durham countryside, the hotel combines traditional elegance with contemporary style. Restaurant, Bar, Lounge, Indoor pool & gym. Mobility Grade: 3 – Locality: Generally level. Hotel: Level entrance & lift to all floors. Mon 7 - Fri 11 June 2021 Departs 10.30am

4 Nights Returns 4.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £100 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Sightseeing Excursions are Included in the Price - On All Holidays!

£579


DURHAM’S COASTLINE & CASTLES From the Enchanting Hardwick Hall Hotel

4 Nights From: £689

Richmond

The beautiful city of Durham, with its Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site, is the jewel in the crown of an extraordinary county. We also explore the colourful and dramatic landscape of Durham’s Heritage Coast with its beaches, rugged cliff s and imposing headlands – a truly stunning location!

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We drive north, pausing for a suitable stop for lunch en-route, arriving at our hotel for our 4-night stay. Monday Our first visit today is Mount Grace Priory House & Gardens (EH) – An Arts and Crafts mansion, nestled among woodland, beautiful gardens and the remains of the best preserved Carthusian priory in England. We’ll discover its secrets and stories on our guided tour this morning. We’ll then have some time at leisure in the historic market town of Richmond, situated in the heart of North Yorkshire on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. Our final stop of the day will be Richmond Castle (EH), one of the greatest Norman fortresses in Britain, where on our guided tour we’ll learn about where King Arthur is supposed to have slept and hear about the castle’s use during the First World War. Tuesday We begin our day by heading for the County Durham Coastline. Commencing at Noses Point – Once home to one of the biggest coal mines in Europe, where the beach was buried under 2 ½ million tonnes of colliery waste each year. The Beach has now been cleaned and is a spectacular haven for wildflowers and wildlife. We continue via Seaham to Whitburn, pausing at the Souter Lighthouse (NT). After pausing for lunch in South Shields

Hardwick Hall Hotel Nr Sedgefield, Co Durham

Hardwick Hall is a four-star rated, awardwinning hotel in County Durham and Teesside. Surrounded by the stunning Hardwick Country Park, and is steeped in charm and character providing the perfect setting for a luxurious breakaway. 50 luxury bedrooms with exceptional standards of comfort, quirky-clever decor and first class traditional service. All rooms include large baths, walk-in showers, luxury furnishings and huge king size beds. Restaurant, Bar/lounge Mobility Grading: 4. Good access throughout. Some ground floor rooms available plus the hotel has a lift.

4 Nights

Sun 18 - Thu 22 July 2021 Departs 8.30am

£689

Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £100 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Souter Lighthouse

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YORKSHIRE & NORTH EAST

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we skirt inland to Washington Old Hall (NT) – a picturesque stone manor house and gardens with strong associations to the family of George Washington, first president of the United States. Wednesday Today we visit Durham with free time to explore this medieval city’s cobbled streets, packed with history, culture and stunning architecture, including the magnificent castle and cathedral. Thursday Departing after breakfast we visit nearby Hartlepool’s Historic Quay - home to Europe’s oldest floating warship, HMS Trincomalee. The ship was restored by the people of Hartlepool, so it is only fitting that it now makes up the centrepiece of the spectacular Historic Quay. Time to explore this superb visitor attraction which offers the sights, smells and sounds of the naval yesteryear before we commence our journey home after lunch.

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✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ Guided tour of Mount Grace Priory & House (EH) ✓ Guided tour of Richmond Castle (EH) ✓ Souter Lighthouse (NT) & Washington Old Hall (NT) ✓ Hartlepool’s Historic Quay ✘ Not included: All lunches

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THE KINGDOM OF NORTHUMBRIA Beamish - Alnwick - Bamburgh - Holy Island

4 or 5 Nights From: £499

Bamburgh

Northumberland, a rich and diverse region with a long and illustrious heritage. From its unspoilt coastline to rural landscapes we will discover a land of mighty castles, pretty villages and historic market towns; lush rolling countryside and a coastline fringed by miles of golden sands - a perfect holiday setting!

5 Night Holiday Itinerary

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architecture, fine art treasures and a beautiful setting. It has been a popular film location, for everything from Harry Potter to Elizabeth to Becket to Blackadder. Thursday To the resort of Seahouses on the North Northumberland Heritage Coast. Offshore lie the remote Farne Islands, home to a wide variety of bird and sea life. Following miles of sandy dunes and unspoilt beaches we reach Bamburgh, home of Grace Darling, where the imposing castle looks out to sea. Subject to tidal conditions we travel over the causeway to Lindisfarne (Holy Island), birthplace of British Christianity. Friday A leisurely drive homeward arriving home during the evening.

4 Night Holiday Itinerary

Monday Outward via the Angel of the North to our hotel (As above) Tuesday To the resort of Seahouses on the North Northumberland Heritage Coast (As above). Wednesday A leisurely morning in Newcastle followed by a fabulous cruise on the River Tyne (As above). Thursday We visit Alnwick Castle and Gardens (As above). Friday Homeward Bound.

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© Alnwick Castle

YORKSHIRE & NORTH EAST

Sunday We travel north towards Newcastle passing Antony Gormley’s iconic Angel of the North as it welcomes travellers to the area, arriving at the hotel during the afternoon. Monday This morning we head to the Beamish ‘Living Museum of the North’, where we step back in time and see how people lived and worked in the late 19th and early 20th century. Staff in period dress add to the amazing atmosphere as they tell their story and guide you through living history. Browse through the schoolhouse, have a peek in the newsagents or even buy freshly baked goods in the bakery! Take the tram to Pockerley Manor and see what farm life was like in the 1820s. After all this excitement, you can even relax in the Sun Inn, a good old-fashioned pub or take a trip to the traditional tearoom. Tuesday A leisurely morning in Newcastle followed by a fabulous cruise on the River Tyne - With expert commentary, we sail under many of the famous Tyne Bridges. Wednesday We visit Alnwick Castle and Gardens - This majestic and imposing medieval castle offers impressive

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 or 5 nights half board ✓ Entrance to Beamish ‘Living Museum of the North’ (5 Night Tour Only) ✓ River Tyne Cruise (All Tours) ✓ Alnwick Castle & Gardens (All Tours) ✘ Not included: All lunches

Millennium Copthorne, Newcastle

The Millennium Copthorne Hotel stands in one of the finest locations in Newcastle, on the banks of the River Tyne, just a short stroll from the city centre. Bedrooms are all river facing. Restaurant & Bar facilities. Mobility Grade: 4 – The hotel is on the level with a few isolated steps. Lift to all floors. Mon 19 - Fri 23 April 2021

4 Nights

£499

Sun 20 - Fri 25 June 2021

5 Nights

£698

Sun 15 - Fri 20 August 2021

5 Nights

£698

Mon 27 Sep - Fri 1 Oct 2021

4 Nights

£569

Departs 9.00am (Apr) 8.00am (Jun/Oct) 9.30am (Aug) Returns 6.00pm (Apr) 7.00pm (Jun) 6.30pm (Aug/Oct) Supplements Single Room: £60 (4 Nts) £75 (5 Nts) Holiday Insurance: £28 (Apr) £30.50 (Jun/Aug) £29.50 (Sep) The Luxury Traveller departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

Alnwick Castle

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PICTURESQUE PEMBROKESHIRE

CRUISING IN CARDIFF & Great Gardens of Wales

& the Beautiful Gower

NEW TOUR

4 Nights From: £589 Cardiff

The natural beauty of the Pembrokeshire coast and the Gower Peninsula are famed all over the world. Glorious sandy beaches and seemingly endless rugged coastline give way to the Preseli Hills, historic towns and little villages. We stay in Carmarthen for our tour, ideal for visiting this delightful corner of Wales.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Live entertainment on at least one night ✓ Guided Tour of the Gower Peninsula with a cream tea ✓ Aberglasney House & Gardens ✓ Caldey Island boat trip ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We journey to South Wales with a suitable stop for lunch enroute arriving at our hotel during the afternoon. Tuesday Leaving the hotel we head south to the picture postcard resort of Mumbles, delightfully located on Swansea Bay. We have time for a look round and to obtain lunch. This afternoon we have a short drive to the Gower Heritage Centre at Parkmill. Here we meet our guide for a tour taking us to the beautiful unspoilt scenery of the Gower Peninsula. After the tour we return to the Heritage Centre and enjoy a Gower Cream Tea. Wednesday Today we travel to the popular holiday resort of Tenby. With the old town walls, interesting little side streets and alleyways to explore and superb beaches, Tenby is South West Wales’s main holiday resort. Here, we take to the water for the 20-minute boat trip to Caldey Island. Caldey Abbey is the home of Cistercian Monks who farm this tiny island off the coast of Tenby and make the famous Caldey Island perfume and chocolate. There is also a medieval priory, lighthouse, post office/museum, gift shop and tea garden as well as a glorious sandy beach, pleasant walks and spectacular views. (The Boat Trip is weather dependant & may not be suitable for those with limited mobility). Thursday This morning, we visit Aberglasney House & Gardens, spectacularly set in the beautiful Tywi Valley. Aberglasney Gardens is seeing a fascinating, ongoing garden restoration project undertaken in an area that covers over 10 acres and are destined to become one of the finest gardens in the UK. Friday After breakfast we begin our homeward journey, arriving home during the afternoon.

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Discover the wonderful landscapes of south Wales on this new tour which includes visits to some of the region’s most popular attractions including...

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ The National Botanic Garden of Wales ✓ Guided tour of Cardiff Castle ✓ Tredegar House ✓ Cardiff Bay Cruise ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Monday Departing from Henley, we travel to Cardiff. We arrive during the afternoon for tea & biscuits and our 4-night stay. Tuesday We spend the morning in the city of Swansea, with its long bay which gives fantastic views over the coast. Swansea is home to a host of museums, Tredegar House independent stores and interesting attractions which will give you more than enough to enjoy in the city. This afternoon we head north-west to the National Botanic Garden of Wales. Set in the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, the Garden is a fascinating blend of the modern and historic with a variety of gardens and other interesting things to see. Wednesday Today, we include a morning Guided Tour of Cardiff Castle. Cardiff Castle is a proud monument to medieval craftsmanship and Welsh heritage. Much of it was restored and updated during the Victorian times, and today it’s a feast of marble, gilding and spectacular wood carvings. Free time for individual sightseeing during the afternoon. Thursday We drive to Tredegar House, one of the architectural wonders of Wales and one of the most significant late 17th-century houses in the whole of the British Isles. Situated within 90 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland, this delightful red brick house provides an ideal setting for a fantastic visit. In the afternoon, we return to Mermaid Quay, for a scenic 45 minute cruise around Cardiff Bay where you will see the Senedd, the Norwegian Church and many more famous sights. Friday A leisurely drive homeward. Your Holiday Hotel

Ivy Bush Royal Hotel Carmarthen

The Copthorne Hotel, Cardiff The Copthorne Cardiff Hotel is located just 5 miles away from Cardiff city centre, a perfect location for this tour. Hotel facilities include indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room. All bedrooms are en suite and have television, telephone, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift. Mobility Grade: 4 – The hotel is on the level with a lift to all floors. Mon 3 - Fri 7 May 2021

Departs 9.30am

4 Nights Returns 5.00pm

Supplements Single Room: (Nil) (Within initial allocation) | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

£589

Departs 11.00am

4 Nights Returns 3.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £80 | Holiday Insurance: £28 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

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£619

WALES

Located on the River Tywi within walking distance of the town centre, the 3-star Ivy Bush sympathetically blends oldeworld charm with today’s modern facilities. Restaurant, large lounge area, and bar. Mobility Grade: 3 – Immediate locality reasonably flat. Hotel: One step to entrance with ramp alternative. Small lift to all floors.

Sat 17 - Wed 21 July 2021

© National Trust

Pembrokeshire

4 Nights From: £619

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COINS, CASTLES & THE BRECON BEACONS

EASTER IN LLANDUDNO

& Celebrated Gardens of North Wales

4 Nights From: £639 The Brecon Beacons

4 Nights From: £599 Llandudno

This tour includes visits to some of South Wales’ most popular attractions including the Royal Mint, Caerphilly Castle, The Wye Valley & the Forest of Dean and the Brecon Mountain Railway.

Holiday Itinerary

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Guided tour of the Royal Mint ✓ Caerphilly Castle ✓ Symonds Yat River Cruise ✓ The Brecon Mountain Railway & Penderyn Distillery ✘ Not included: All lunches

Thursday We travel west via Tenbury Wells and Leominster to Hay-on-Wye. This fascinating town is a book lover’s paradise and a lovely and unique place to visit. In the afternoon we continue to our hotel for our 4-night stay. Friday Today we head to the new Royal Mint Experience to see how more than two billion coins from the UK and across the world are produced each year. The visit includes a guided factory tour Caerphilly Castle and free time in the interactive exhibition. A short drive away is Caerphilly. We visit the imposing 13th century medieval castle, which has a tower which leans more than Pisa’s. Saturday We enjoy a drive through the pretty Forest of Dean and Wye Valley today, our first stop is Symonds Yat where we join the Kingfisher Cruise for a lovely sail along the river, we then continue our drive passing Tintern Abbey and spend the afternoon in Chepstow before returning to our hotel. Sunday We embark on a 6-mile return vintage steam train journey from Pant to Torpantau on the Brecon Mountain Railway. Travelling alongside the Taf Fechan Reservoir we climb to Torpantau high in the Brecon Beacons. Our 1.5 hr trip includes a 35-minute stop at Pontsticill station where there is a lakeside café and steam museum. Returning to Pant we head towards the famous Penderyn Distillery, where we enjoy a guided tour and tasting. Monday Departing our hotel, we travel via the Cathedral City of Hereford before our arrival home during the late afternoon.

Wales is host to a number of fantastic gardens, from unique locations like Portmeirion to the gardens of Plas Newydd on Anglesey. This tour introduces you to some of North Wales’ finest gardens, all set within an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We depart by coach and head for Wales, where we visit the gardens at Powis Castle (NT). Influenced by French and Italian styles, this amazing garden is cared for by the National Trust and has some of the most flamboyant and stylish herbaceous planting of any garden in the British Isles, as well as billowing yew topiary and magnificent views over the River Severn and Border countryside. In the afternoon we continue on to our Hotel in Llandudno for 4 nights. Tuesday We visit Portmeirion Italianate Village. The village is one of Wales’ premier visitor attractions. Surrounding the village are 70 acres of exotic woodlands with woodland and coastal walks. In the afternoon enjoy some free time in Llandudno. Wednesday A morning at leisure in Llandudno, followed by an afternoon trip to Colwyn Bay where we visit Bodnant Garden (NT). Situated above the River Conwy, spanning some 80 acres, the gardens overlook the valley towards Snowdonia. The garden has two parts – the upper garden around Bodnant Hall, which consists of the terraced gardens and informal lawns, and the lower garden – known as the “Dell”, formed by the River Hiraethlyn and containing the wild garden. Thursday Across the Menai Straits and onto Anglesey, we visit Plas Newydd (NT) with spectacular views of Snowdonia. The gardens include a fine spring garden and Australasian arboretum. The estate also has collection of Rex Whistler works and a Military Museum. After time here we make our way to one of Anglesey’s newest attractions Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens. Three different gardens have been discovered, a large Walled Garden formerly a kitchen garden now planted with many perennials, a picturesque Valley Garden with river and waterfalls and an Outcrop Garden complete with a ruined folly. (Sensible footwear only please and Plas Cadnant is not really suitable for people with mobility problems, wheelchairs or motorised chairs). Friday Departing our hotel we return to the Wirral Peninsula where we visit the Ness Botanic Gardens. Filled with all year round interest, enjoy extensive herbaceous borders, a Victorian style Potager, an alpine house and more. We return home during the early evening.

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WALES

Located just north of Newport, set in its own grounds, surrounded by green parkland. 80 tastefully decorated bedrooms. Live entertainment in the bar at weekends. Intimate restaurant serving carvery menu. Extensive leisure facilities with indoor pool, gym & sauna. Mobility Grade: 4 – Ground floor rooms available with lift access to most rooms.

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Departs 9.30am

4 Nights Returns 5.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £95 | Holiday Insurance: £28 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

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The Merrion Hotel, Llandudno

Parkway Hotel & Spa Cwmbran, Gwent

Thu 15 - Mon 19 July 2021

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Entrances to Powis Castle (NT), Portmeirion Italianate Village, Bodnant Garden (NT), Plas Newydd (NT), Plas Cadnant and Ness Botanic Gardens. ✘ Not included: All lunches

On the resort’s promenade and overlooking the Victorian pier and the magnificent sweep of Llandudno Bay, the Merrion is one of Llandudno’s principal hotels and a firm favourite with our clients. Restaurant, Bar and Lounge. Mobility Grade: 3 – Resort: Level seafront and shopping area. Hotel: Level, with a few steps. Ramp entrance. Lift to all floors.

Mon 5 - Fri 9 April 2021 £639

Departs 8.00am

4 Nights Returns 6.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £54 | Holiday Insurance: £28 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Discounts available for (NT) National Trust Members

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£599


LLANDUDNO

& Great Little Trains of Snowdonia

4 Nights From: £599 Snowdon Mountain Railway

Llandudno is a traditional seaside resort with a wealth of attractions showcasing its Victorian origins and beaches offering spectacular views across Snowdonia and Anglesey. Our itinerary takes in some of the dramatic and spectacular scenery of Snowdonia National Park .

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 We drive to Llangollen, famously situated on the River Dee, overlooked by its magnificent Castle before continuing to the Victorian resort of Llandudno, arriving during the late afternoon. Day 2 We drive to Porthmadog where we enjoy a train ride on the historic Ffestiniog Railway to Blaenau Ffestiniog. Then we take the scenic Crimea Mountain Pass to Dolyddelan, then on to Betws-y-Coed. Here the raging rivers of the Lledr, Llugwy and Conwy all meet and after free time we return through the pretty Vale of Conwy to our hotel. Day 3 Today is free to explore some of the many attractions of this popular North Wales resort. We include a ticket for the open topped bus to enable you to explore the town and surrounding areas at your leisure. Day 4 This morning we enjoy a scenic trip on the Snowdon Mountain Railway, a narrow-gauge ‘rack & pinion’ railway that takes us from Llanberis to the summit of Mt Snowdon, the tallest peak in England and Wales. Take in the views and peruse the exhibitions at Hafod Eryri, the summit visitor’s centre, before making the return descent to Llanberis. Day 5 Departing our hotel we drive to the Wirral Peninsula where we visit the Ness Botanic Gardens. Filled with all year-round interest, enjoy extensive herbaceous borders, a Victorian style Potager, an alpine house and more. We return home evening during the early evening.

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✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ A ride on the Ffestiniog Railway ✓ Llandudno open top bus ticket ✓ The Snowdon Mountain Railway ✓ Entrance to Ness Botanic Gardens. ✘ Not included: All lunches

Llandudno

✓ Popular Favourite

The Dunoon Hotel Llandudno

Commanding an excellent location on Gloddaeth Street, the hotel is perfectly situated for the shops and the promenade. The Dunoon has an old-fashioned view of what a hotel should provide – Quality, Character and uncommon values. Amid the oak panels and antiques, the atmosphere is warm, intimate and relaxed with the service being personal and attentive. Restaurant, Bar, Snack Bar, Library, Games Room, Lounge. Mobility Grade: 4 Resort: Level seafront and shopping area. Hotel: Level entrance, with easy access throughout. Lift to all floors. 4 Nights

£599

Thu 20 - Mon 24 May 2021

4 Nights

£645

Thu 8 - Mon 12 July 2021

4 Nights

£659

Mon 2 - Fri 6 August 2021

4 Nights

£685

Tue 21 - Sat 25 September 2021

4 Nights

£659

Departs 9.00am (All Dates)

Returns 6.00pm (Mar/May/Jul/Aug) 5.00pm (Sep)

Llandudno

Supplements Single Room: £24 (Mar) £28 (May/Jul/Aug/Sep) Holiday Insurance: £28 (Mar/May) £29.50 (Jul/Aug/Sep) The August departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

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WALES

Sun 21 - Thu 25 March 2021

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BEAUMARIS & THE ISLE OF ANGLESEY

4 Nights From: £629 Beaumaris

This tour is based in the historic town of Beaumaris on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey. Our featured excursions offer an insight into the history and traditions of Anglesey once the home of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 We head for North Wales, with a convenient stop for lunch en-route, arriving at our hotel in the afternoon. Day 2 We travel via Caernarfon, famous for its impressive castle, built by Edward I and scene of the investiture of Prince Charles in 1969. We continue to Portmeirion. Designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975, Portmeirion recreates an Italian village, with a truly Mediterranean feel and was the backdrop for the 1960s TV series ‘The Prisoner’. Day 3 A free morning to relax and enjoy our hotel’s location. Perhaps visit the superb castle which is a well-preserved example of medieval military architecture, or the gaol which will give you a fascinating insight into the world of the prisoner in Victorian times. In the afternoon we visit Plas Cadnant ‘Hidden Gardens’ - Described as one of North Wales best kept secrets , we’ll discover a historic garden under restoration. Situated between Menai Bridge and Beaumaris, the present owner bought the 200 acre Plas Cadnant Estate in 1996 and began work on the restoration of the historic garden and grounds. Since then large parts of the gardens have undergone a spectacular transformation and have been restored to their former glory. Day 4 We begin with a visit to Halen Mon (The Anglesey Sea Salt Company), where we enjoy a behind the scenes tour where we learn about the history and importance of Sea Salt to the region. Next, we visit Tacla Taid – the Anglesey Transport Museum, for a trip down memory lane. Walk back in time and see over 100 classic vehicles, set in a replica of a 1940s cobbled street where you can view an assortment of agricultural, military and civilian vehicles including cars, motorbikes, tractors, army trucks, armoured personnel carriers and more. Day 5 Our return journey takes us through more glorious Snowdonian scenery returning home during the early evening.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Admission to Portmeirion ✓ Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens ✓ Tour of Halen Mon & entrance to Tacla Taid ✘ Not included: 3 lunches

Anglesey

✓ Popular Favourite

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The Bulkeley Hotel, Beaumaris

The most prestigious hotel in Anglesey, offering style, elegance and a warm welcome. In a prime position on the shores of the Menai Strait, overlooking the Snowdonia mountain range. Restaurant, Cosy Bar, Cocktail Lounge. Mobility Grade: 5 - Resort: Level. Hotel: Level with a few steps. Lift to all floors.

Mon 3 - Fri 7 May 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£629

Mon 5 - Fri 9 July 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£639

Sun 10 - Thu 14 October 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

£629

WALES

Departs 9.00am (May/Jul) 9.30am (Oct)

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Returns 5.00pm (All Dates)

Supplements Single Room: £80 | Holiday Insurance: £28 (May) £29.50 (Jul/Oct) (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Portmeirion

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NEW LANARK MILL

THE ISLE OF ARRAN

& the Falls of Clyde

& the Kintyre Peninsula

4 Nights From: £689 New Lanark

4 Nights From: £629 Isle of Arran

Holiday Itinerary

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Guided Tour & ‘All Attraction’ ticket to the New Lanark Mill Heritage Village ✓ Drumlanrigg Castle ✓ Entrances to Rosslyn Chapel & Dawyck Botanic Gardens ✘ Not included: All lunches

Sunday We enjoy a scenic drive north to Scotland. On reaching the border at Gretna we continue north passing Moffat to arrive in New Lanark and our hotel for our 4-night stay. Monday A day to discover the New Lanark World Heritage Site - founded in 1785 in a dramatic gorge close to the famous Falls of Clyde, the mill village of New Lanark quickly became known all over the world under the enlightened management of social pioneer, Robert Owen. Following our Guided Tour, our ‘All Attraction’ entrance ticket allows us access to the recreated millworkers houses, historic working machinery and the nearby ‘Falls of Clyde waterfalls. There’s a Mill Shop selling locally made textiles and a welcoming café. Tuesday Join the coach this morning for a tour to nearby Drumlanrigg Castle near Thornhill, seat of the Douglas family for over 600 years – A hidden gem nestling in a bowl of rolling hills in the heart of Dumfries & Galloway. Explore this fascinating Renaissance building with a fine collection of art and furniture and stroll the gloriously manicured gardens. Wednesday First stop today is the 15th century Rosslyn Chapel, a truly unique and compelling building that has survived the turbulent times of the Reformation and was immortalised in Dan Brown’s film ‘the Da Vinci Code’s and is one of the most famous chapels in the world surrounded by myths and legends of the ‘Holy Grail’. In the afternoon we continue to Dawyck Botanic Garden. Home to one of Scotland’s finest tree collections including some of Britain’s oldest and tallest trees. The 65-acre Garden offers woodland and burnside walks and is renowned for its colourful seasonal displays. Thursday After breakfast we bid farewell to our hosts and make our way home. Your Holiday Hotel

With a remarkable diversity of landscapes, clear green seas, sandy beaches, mountains and lochs it’s little wonder Arran is referred to as “ Scotland in Miniature”. With the influence of the Gulf Stream the climate is mild, a place where you can see palm trees around its 56 miles of coastline.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We drive north, boarding the afternoon ferry from Ardrossan to Arran. Check into the Kinloch Hotel for our 4-night stay. Tuesday Today we explore Arran and its coastal villages, travelling Brodick northwards along the coast for a guided tour and tastings at the Arran Distillery. Time free in Brodick, the island’s capital before we continue south via Whitling Bay and Lamlash. Cameras ready as we pause at the impressive “Paddy’s Milestone” at Kildonan before continuing along the coast to Blackwaterfoot. Wednesday Hugging the western coastline we head to Lochranza for the ferry sailing over the Mull of Kintyre. We journey along the shoreline of Loch Fyne for a soup/sandwich lunch at the Grey Gull hotel in Ardrishaig. Later, we visit the Crinan Canal – a marvellous feat of engineering that links Loch Fyne at Ardrishaig with the open sea at Crinan, some 9 miles away. There are 15 lock gates and over 2000 vessels use the canal each year. Thursday After a leisurely morning we visit Brodick Castle & Gardens, beautifully positioned overlooking the Firth of Clyde. The castle is packed full of treasures, period furniture, paintings and silverware. The landscapes gardens, dating back to 1710, include water features, wildlife ponds, a fine collection of rhododendrons, Bavarian Summer House, walled garden and woodland walks. Friday After breakfast we commence our journey south. After a stop for lunch we arrive home in the evening.

Kinloch Hotel Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran

The New Lanark Mill Hotel New Lanark Our hotel is a restored 18th century cotton mill, set in the heart of New Lanark UNESCO World Heritage Site, surrounded by native woodlands and close to the famous Falls of Clyde. All 38 spacious bedrooms have lovely views of the River Clyde or conservation village. 16.5 metre swimming pool & sauna, gymnasium and beauty room. Mobility Grade: 3 Locality is reasonably level with some cobbled paving within Heritage Village. Easy access throughout the hotel, with lift to all floors.

Departs 7.30am

4 Nights Returns 6.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £95 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Return ferry crossings Adrossan-Brodick (55 Mins) ✓ Tour & Tastings at Arran Distillery ✓ Return ferry Lochranza-Claonaig (30 Mins) ✓ Light lunch at the Grey Gull Hotel ✓ Entrance to Brodick Castle & Gardens ✘ Not included: 4 lunches

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✓ Popular Favourite

Sun 27 June - Thu 1 July 2021

✓ Look What’s Included

The Best Western Kinloch Hotel enjoys a stunning location in the quiet hamlet of Blackwaterfoot overlooking the Kilbrannan Sound and the shores of Kintyre. Facilities include indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, squash court, snooker room, lounges and public bars. Mobility Grade: 3 - Locality fairly level. Small steps or ramp access to front entrance. All facilities are on ground floor. Lift access to upper floors. Mon 23 - Fri 27 August 2021

£689

Departs 7.00am

4 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Free Door to Door Home Pick-Up Service on All Holidays

£629

SCOTLAND

New Lanark was founded in the late 18th Century by mill owner and social pioneer Robert Owen as a model village. One of the most impressive attractions at New Lanark is the Falls of Clyde, a stunning waterfall 85 feet high.

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© Edinburgh Tattoo

THE EDINBURGH TATTOO Based at the Keavil House Hotel

4 Nights From: £699 Edinburgh Tattoo

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is a spectacle of music, light and precision movement performed by the massed pipes and drums of the Scottish Regiments and military units from all over the world. Steep rocks form a dramatic backdrop to the Tattoo’s Castle setting and, when subtle lighting picks out the lone piper playing a lament from the ramparts, few in the audience fail to be moved by the atmosphere. NB Access to the Tattoo is via a steep gradient, which may be a problem for people with walking diff iculties.

Holiday Itinerary

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© Edinburgh Tattoo

Sunday An unhurried drive north with a convenient lunch stop en-route. Monday On today’s excursion we delve into the past and retrace the steps of the age-old conflict between Scotland and England. We visit imposing Stirling Castle, built on the top of a cliff, it offers spectacular views of the surrounding area. We pass the National Wallace Monument as we double-back to Bannockburn where we include entrance to the Bannockburn Heritage Centre. Tuesday After a relaxing morning in our hotel, we make our way to Edinburgh to enjoy a guided tour of the city and see some of the many famous sights. Enjoy dinner in the heart of Edinburgh before we visit the renowned spectacle of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Wednesday The university town of St Andrews and the East Fife fishing villages are our destinations today. Discover the cathedral and castle ruins before we continue to Crail and Anstruther, before returning via the delightfully named Pittenweem and St Monans. Thursday We return home with a convenient lunch stop en-route.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 3 nights half board & 1 night with bed & breakfast ✓ One additional dinner in Edinburgh ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Entrance to Stirling Castle & the Bannockburn Heritage Centre ✓ Guided tour of Edinburgh ✓ Good seats for the Military Tattoo ✘ Not included: All lunches

Edinburgh Tattoo

Keavil House Hotel Nr Dunfermline

SCOTLAND

Set in 12 acres of landscaped gardens, our excellent hotel is an elegant country house with award winning food. Award winning Cardoon Restaurant, Comfortable Lounge, Bar, Spa facilities including indoor pool, spa bath, sauna and steam room. Mobility Grade: 4. The hotel is in a generally level location. There is no lift, but ground floor rooms are available on request.

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Sun 15 - Thu 19 August 2021 Departs 7.30am

4 Nights

£699

Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £100 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Edinburgh

Sightseeing Excursions are Included in the Price - On All Holidays!


© Edinburgh Tattoo

THE EDINBURGH TATTOO Based at the Winnock Hotel

EDINBURGH CITY BREAK

4 Nights From: £729 Edinburgh Tattoo

Edinburgh

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board (note lunch replaces dinner on day 2) ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ 4-Course Individual Dining Experience in the Merlin Restaurant including a ‘Taste of Scotland’ dining ✓ High quality wine with dinner ✓ Tea/Coffee after dinner ✓ At least 2 nights entertainment ✓ Edinburgh Tattoo Ticket ✓ Pollock House (NTS) & Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum ✘ Not included: All lunches except on Day 2

Holiday Itinerary

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Thursday We head north through the Scottish Border Region and on to the village of Drymen where we stay for 4-nights at the popular Winnock Hotel. Enjoy dinner this evening followed by Scottish themed entertainment. Friday A morning to relax in Drymen with an included lunch at the hotel before 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 9pm performance of the military tattoo. (Please note that this will be a very late return). Please note that the actual date we visit the Tattoo may be subject to change to the Saturday Saturday Following a leisurely breakfast we take a drive to the Loch Lomond Shores Visitor Centre, located on the banks of bonnie Loch Lomond - Regarded as the Queen of the Scottish Lochs and measuring some 23 miles long and 5 miles across, Loch Lomond is the largest expanse of fresh water in Great Britain. Sunday Today we enjoy a guided tour around Pollok Park, located in the south side of Glasgow. Pollok House (NTS) is Scotland’s answer to Downton Abbey and gives a real taste of upstairs/downstairs life in the 1930’s. this grand country house is filled with lavish and priceless furniture as well an impressive collection of Spanish Art. We return via the marvellous Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum – one of Scotland’s most popular ‘Free’ attractions and features 22 themed, state of the art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects. Monday After a traditional cooked breakfast we journey home to the Midlands. ✓ Popular Favourite

DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre

Situated on the pretty village green in the conservation village of Drymen, located in the heart of the beautiful Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Sensitively extended and refurbished, whilst retaining all its traditional charm, the hotel offers friendly hospitality and comfortable accommodation. Restaurant, Bar & Conservatory Lounge. Mobility Grade: 3 – The resort & hotel are on the level. Hotel has no lift, but rooms are on ground & first floor only. Thu 19 - Mon 23 August 2021

4 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £84 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Discounts available for (NTS) National Trust Members

Monday We journey north through the borders to Edinburgh, arriving in the afternoon for our 4-night stay. Tuesday Breakfast at leisure and then to help familiarise yourself with the beauty that is Edinburgh, we include tickets with the Opentop, ‘Hop-on, Hop-off ’ Edinburgh Sightseeing Bus Tour Company. Lasting approximately 75 minutes you’ll receive a tour of the main attractions, viewing, Edinburgh’s Old Town, Edinburgh Castle and Carlton Hill. Departing and returning to Waverley Bridge we are then free to explore Edinburgh’s attractions at leisure, including the high quality shops on Princes Street or the city’s infamous Royal Mile. Wednesday This morning we head to the Ocean Terminal at Leith for a visit to the Royal Yacht Britannia. Home to the British Royal Family for over 40 years, we can follow in their footsteps as we explore this floating Royal residence with a fascinating audio tour. In the afternoon we visit Edinburgh’s amazing hill side zoo... Home to Lions, Tigers and Panda Bears and over 1000 rare and endangered animals this will be a day never to forget and make sure you don’t miss the famous Penguin Parade. Thursday A morning visit to the Palace of Holyroodhouse – The official residence of the Royal Monarchy in Scotland. Here, we can discover 14 magnificent historic and State Apartments. The rest of the day is free for your own pursuits. Friday After breakfast we commence our journey homeward, arriving back during the evening. Your Holiday Hotel

Winnock Hotel Drymen Nr Loch Lomond

Departs 7.30am

Nestled between the North ✓ Look What’s Included Sea and a beautiful stretch of ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own rolling, rocky hills, Edinburgh courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller offers some of the most Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ 4 nights half board picturesque scenery in Europe. Outlined excursions ✓ OpenFamous for its medieval skyline ✓ Top ‘Hop-on, Hop-off ’ Edinburgh and whisky trails, the capital Sightseeing Bus Ticket ✓ The Royal Yacht Britannia ✓ Edinburgh Zoo has plenty to see and do. Take in the colourful views from atop ✓ The Palace of Holyrood House ✘ Not included: All lunches Edinburgh Castle and Arthur ’s Seat, enjoy a crisp seaside stroll along Portobello Beach, and wander the historic Royal Mile.

£729

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Usher Hall, Grassmarket and Princes Street. Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle are also within 15 minutes. Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Coffee making facilities. Mobility Grade: 4 – The resort & hotel are level. Hotel has a lift to all floors. Mon 8 - Fri 12 March 2021 Departs 8.00am

4 Nights Returns 6.00pm

Supplements Double for Sole Use: £190 | Holiday Insurance: £28 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories!

£669

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The Edinburgh Military Tattoo was first performed in 1950 at the Edinburgh Music Festival. Today, with its captivating blend of music, ceremony, entertainment and theatre, set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, it is without doubt one of the world’s greatest shows. NB Access to the Tattoo is via a steep gradient, which may be a problem for people with walking diff iculties.

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4 Nights From: £669

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EASTER SCOTTISH ‘ALL INCLUSIVE’

BLUEBELL GLADES IN THE TROSSACHS

& a ‘ Taste of Scotland’

& Loch Cruising

4 Nights From: £619

4 Nights From: £549 Palace of Holyroodhouse

Loch Lomond

The stunning scenery of Scotland changes with each season and no matter when you visit you will be amazed at the awe-inspiring beauty of the many Lochs backed by snow-capped mountains and the lush green hills. Our AllInclusive holiday based at the Winnock Hotel, close to Loch Lomond includes some of the most stunning scenery possible as we journey through the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Parks.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ 4-Course Individual Dining Experience in the Merlin Restaurant ✓ High quality wine with dinner ✓ Tea/Coffee after dinner ✓ At least 2 nights entertainment ✓ Open Bar from 7.30pm - 10.30pm each night (Selected Brands) ✓ Packed lunches on 3 Days ✓ Entrance to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. ✘ Not included: 2 lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Thursday Travel north through the Border Region arriving at our hotel in the late afternoon. Welcome evening drinks reception before dinner. Friday A wonderful scenic excursion takes us firstly to the pretty town of Luss on the shores of Loch Lomond, where we spend a little free time before continuing our journey. We travel through Arrochar at the northern tip of Loch Long before enjoying a stunning mountain drive passing ‘The Cobbler’ before reaching the stunning Rest and Be Thankful Pass. Shortly, lovely Loch Fyne comes in to view and we follow its shores to Inveraray which overlooks Loch Shira. Saturday In the morning we visit ‘Auld Reekie’, an affectionate local name for the beautiful city of Edinburgh. We visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Scotland’s famous royal residence, which dates to late 15th century, followed by some free time at leisure in Scotland’s first city. Sunday Another scenic excursion today taking us into the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park & the Trossachs, we pass the Lake of Monteith - Scotland’s only natural Lake and enjoy a stop at Callander. We return to our hotel passing Loch Venachar & Loch Achray. Monday Departing after breakfast we commence our journey homeward, making a suitable stop for lunch en-route. Your Holiday Hotel

Britain’s favourite flower grows in abundance in the Trossachs National Park and our tour will try to capture the Bluebell glades in full bloom. Enjoy a wonderful four-night break at the popular Winnock Hotel, exploring the area and culminating in a delightful visit to see Duntreath Castle and Gardens.

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Monday We journey north to the pretty conservation village of Drymen, situated in the heart of the beautiful Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Tuesday After breakfast we depart for a day’s adventure in to the Trossachs. Travelling via Aberfoyle we climb ‘Dukes Pass’ to lovely Loch Katrine where the hunt begins for the ‘carpets of blue’! The drive has often been described as one of the most beautiful in Britain. After a soup & sandwich lunch at Brenachoile café, we enjoy a 2-hour Duntreath Castle leisurely cruise on-board the Steam Ship ‘Sir Walter Scott’. Wednesday Taking to the water again, we enjoy a 2-hour cruise exploring the secret islands and Narrows of Loch Lomond. We make a stop on Cailloch Island where refreshments are served. Explore the waves of bluebells growing in the dapple shades of the island’s ancient woodland. Tonight, after dinner, we have a Scottish Show with bagpipes, haggis and Highland dancing. Thursday We set off to the delightful 16th century Duntreath Castle at Blanefield. Here, you’ll be met by Lady Edmonstone and Sir Archie who will show you around their home. Afterwards enjoy morning coffee and some home-baking, after which you are free to explore the castle, grounds and keep at leisure. A light lunch is provided back at the hotel. Free time in the afternoon. Tonight, after dinner there is live musical entertainment. Friday After breakfast we commence our journey homeward, arriving back during the evening.

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Situated on the pretty village green in the conservation village of Drymen, located in the heart of the beautiful Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Sensitively extended and refurbished, whilst retaining all its traditional charm, the hotel offers friendly hospitality and comfortable accommodation. Restaurant, Bar & Conservatory Lounge. Mobility Grade: 3 – The resort & hotel are on the level. Hotel has no lift, but rooms are on ground & first floor only.

Departs 8.00am

4 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £76 | Holiday Insurance: £28 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

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Winnock Hotel Drymen Nr Loch Lomond

Winnock Hotel Drymen Nr Loch Lomond

EASTER Thu 1 - Mon 5 April 2021

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ 4-Course Individual Dining Experience in the Merlin Restaurant including a ‘Taste of Scotland’ dining ✓ High Quality Wine with dinner ✓ Tea/Coffee after dinner ✓ Light lunches or refreshments between Tuesday & Thursday ✓ At least 2 nights entertainment ✓ Cruise on Loch Katrine ✓ Loch Lomond Cruise ✓ Tour of Duntreath Castle ✘ Not included: 3 lunches

£549

Situated on the pretty village green in the conservation village of Drymen, located in the heart of the beautiful Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Sensitively extended and refurbished, whilst retaining all its traditional charm, the hotel offers friendly hospitality and comfortable accommodation. Restaurant, Bar & Conservatory Lounge. Mobility Grade: 3 – The resort & hotel are on the level. Hotel has no lift, but rooms are on ground & first floor only.

Mon 10 - Fri 14 May 2021 Departs 7.30am

4 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £80 | Holiday Insurance: £28 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

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£619


RAIL & SAIL IN THE WESTERN HIGHLANDS

LEGENDS OF THE LOCHS

5 Nights From: £795 Loch Lomond

4 Nights From: £679 Loch Lomond

Holiday Itinerary

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 5 nights half board ✓ Welcome drinks reception ✓ 4-Course Individual Dining Experience in the Merlin Restaurant including a ‘Taste of Scotland’ dining ✓ High quality wine with dinner ✓ Tea/Coffee after dinner ✓ At least 2 nights entertainment ✓ Cruise on Loch Katrine ✓ Falkirk Wheel & train ride on the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway ✓ Scenic train ride from Glasgow to Oban ✓ Loch Lomond Cruise ✘ Not included: All lunches

Thursday We journey north with suitable stops en route, and arrive in Drymen during the afternoon with time to settle into our rooms, before joining our host for a welcome drink followed by dinner. Friday A full day exploring the Trossachs with a two hour cruise along the length of Loch Katrine on Steam Ship SS Sir Walter Scott included. Saturday A journey to Falkirk and a trip on The Falkirk Wheel, a rotating boat lift in central Scotland, connecting the Oban Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. We also enjoy an afternoon train ride on the Bo’Ness and Kinneil steam railway with afternoon tea served on board. Sunday Glasgow to Oban Single Journey We travel to Glasgow where we join our Scotrail train for a scenic journey to Oban, one of Scotland’s most scenic rail routes. Time available for sightseeing in Oban before return to the hotel by coach, in time for dinner. Monday Explore Loch Lomond with a stop at Lomond Shores for shopping followed by a two hour cruise on the loch discovering its hidden islands. Tuesday We bid a fond farewell to Scotland and commence our homeward journey, making suitable stops en route. Please note: The days on which the included excursions operate may be subject to change. Your Holiday Hotel

Delve into the mysteries of Scotland’s watery depths and explore some of the finest waterways and historic places with this fun-filled itinerary.

Holiday Itinerary

Situated on the pretty village green in the conservation village of Drymen, located in the heart of the beautiful Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Sensitively extended and refurbished, whilst retaining all its traditional charm, the hotel offers friendly hospitality and comfortable accommodation. Restaurant, Bar & Conservatory Lounge. Mobility Grade: 3 – The resort & hotel are on the level. Hotel has no lift, but rooms are on ground & first floor only.

Departs 7.30am

5 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £105 | Holiday Insurance: £30.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

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Winnock Hotel Drymen Nr Loch Lomond

Winnock Hotel Drymen Nr Loch Lomond

Thu 10 - Tue 15 June 2021

✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ 4-Course Individual Dining Experience in the Merlin Restaurant ✓ High Quality Wine with dinner ✓ Tea/ Coffee after dinner ✓ At least 2 nights entertainment ✓ Packed lunches are provided where a lunch is not included ✓ Aberfoyle Woollen Mill ✓ Loch Katrine Cruise ✓ Boat ride on the Falkirk Wheel & entrance to the Kelpies ✓ Visit to Glengoyne Distillery.

Sunday Travel north through the Border Region arriving at our hotel in the late afternoon. Welcome evening drinks reception before dinner. Monday Our tour of the Trossachs today takes us to Aberfoyle Woollen Mill before a storytelling cruise on Loch Katrine on-board the steam ship SS Sir Walter Scott. After an included lunch at a Lochside restaurant we enjoy a scenic drive via Callander to view the magnificent Falls of Dochart at Killin. Located at the western end of Loch Tay the falls can be viewed from the village’s bridge where we can admire the misty spray and crashing white waters that flow around the Islands of Inchbuie, known locally as the ancient burial site of Clan McNab. Tuesday After a leisurely breakfast we visit enjoy an excursion travelling along the western shores of Loch Lomond to Luss. At Tarbet, where we turn westwards via Arrochar and Loch Long to the magnificent viewpoint of ‘Rest & Be Thankful’ before reaching the town of Inveraray which is situated on the shores of Loch Fyne. Wednesday Today we visit two of the most spectacular attractions in Scotland. Enjoy a boat trip on the Falkirk Wheel, the world’s only rotating boat lift which replaces the original 11 locks linking the Forth & Clyde and Union Canal’s. Then towering 30 meters above the Forth & Clyde Canal, The Kelpies are a feat of engineering. Each made with 300 tonnes of structural steel they are a monumental tribute to the horse-power heritage that was vital to the early industries of central Scotland. Thursday Departing after breakfast we visit Glengoyne Distillery before commencing our journey homeward. Please note: The days on which the included excursions operate may be subject to change. Your Holiday Hotel

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£795

Situated on the pretty village green in the conservation village of Drymen, located in the heart of the beautiful Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Sensitively extended and refurbished, whilst retaining all its traditional charm, the hotel offers friendly hospitality and comfortable accommodation. Restaurant, Bar & Conservatory Lounge. Mobility Grade: 3 – The resort & hotel are on the level. Hotel has no lift, but rooms are on ground & first floor only. Sun 11 - Thu 15 July 2021 Departs 8.00am

4 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £84 | Holiday Insurance: £28 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Book with Malvern World Travel 01684 562406

£679

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Based in Drymen near to Loch Lomond, known for its waterfalls and trails, discover breath taking views of the west of the Highlands incorporated with a journey on board some of Scotland’s finest boats and trains.

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GREAT GARDENS & HISTORIC HOUSES

A TAYSTE OF SCOTLAND Of Scotland’s Central Belt

Of Scotland’s Central Belt

NEW TOUR

NEW TOUR

4 Nights From: £649 Stirling Castle

River Tay

Here’s a tour that delivers a truly Scottish experience, with a chance to enjoy some of the Great Gardens and historic Houses of Mid-Scotland whilst discovering the history of the regions two most prominent cities.

Holiday Itinerary

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Callendar House & Park ✓ Entrance to the Kelpies ✓ Glasgow Botanic Garden ✓ Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum (Free Entrance) ✓ Hopetoun House with Cream Tea ✓ Guided tour of Edinburgh ✘ Not included: All lunches

Sunday We journey north through the Borders, arriving late afternoon at the Double Tree by Hilton Westerwood Hotel for our 4-night stay. Monday Today we travel to Falkirk where we will visit Callendar House & Park, a fantastic mansion with a restored 1825 Kitchen for demonstrations and a wide variety of permanent displays. Afterwards, we head to The Helix Park - Home of the Kelpies - the largest equine sculptures in the world; standing at 100ft tall and weighing more than 300 tonnes each. This afternoon, we head to the City of Stirling where you have time to admire the city and perhaps visit Stirling Castle with its picturesque views over the Scottish landscape. Tuesday This morning we head for Glasgow Botanic Gardens, located in the heart of the city’s West End and contains a variety of plant collections, woodland copses and riverside walks as well as the famous Kibble Palace, which houses the national collection of tree ferns. Later on we visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum (Free Entrance) – This stunning building, houses everything from art to animals, Ancient Egypt to Charles Rennie Mackintosh and there is even a Spitfire hanging from the ceiling! Wednesday This morning we head to Hopetoun House, ‘Scotland’s finest stately home’ to discover a place of beauty, tranquillity and architectural magnificence dating from the 17th century filled with stunning collections and scenic walks. We also enjoy a cream tea here before we can explore at leisure. Later on, we head to the city of Edinburgh where we enjoy a short guided tour of Scotland’s Grand Capital City. Thursday After breakfast we leave and head for home.

Your Holiday Hotel DoubleTree by Hilton Westerwood Hotel, Nr Cumbernauld

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The Doubletree by Hilton Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort, is a jewel in the Scottish countryside. Situated in acres of spectacular grounds, you can enjoy stunning views over the golf course towards the Hills. The hotel offers spacious bedrooms, a large health club with a swimming pool and gym, a relaxing spa, free WiFi, fantastic bars and restaurants. Mobility Grade: 4 Easy access throughout, lift to all floors with ground floor rooms and walk-in showers available upon request.

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Sun 25 - Thu 29 July 2021 Departs 7.30am

4 Nights From: £619

4 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £100 | Holiday Insurance: £28 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

A brand new tour for 2021, packed full of culinary experiences whilst taking in the beautiful Scottish landscapes around Tayside and Perthshire. This holiday will be sure to tickle taste buds with whisky, gin, chocolate and a Scottish afternoon tea. Come and experience Scotland’s culinary delights for yourself.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ 4 nights half board (Inc 1 Nt Fish & Chips dinner) ✓ Signal Tower Museum ✓ Scottish Afternoon Tea ✓ Whisky tour & tasting ✓ Gin Bothy visit & tasting ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We journey north through the Borders, arriving late afternoon at the Invercarse Hotel, Dundee for our 4-night stay. Tuesday On the trail of the famous Smokie, a coastal drive takes us through the golf town Glamis Castle of Carnoustie then onwards to Arbroath. Steeped in maritime history the Signal Tower Museum tells tales of the town and its famous fish. We return to Dundee for free time and enjoy an Afternoon tea of Scottish delights at 4* Hotel Indigo, a converted Scottish Jute Mill. Wednesday St Andrews isn’t only famous for golf, Kingsbarns distillery offers the perfect introduction to Scotland’s amber nectar with a tour and tasting. Afterwards enjoy free time in St Andrews. Included is a Scottish Fish and Chip dinner. Thursday Follow the River Tay to Glamis, not only home of the castle but to the Gin Bothy. Sample the seasonal flavours and hear the story behind this quirky building. Afterwards free time in Pitlochry before travelling deep into Perthshire for a visit to the Highland Chocolatier. Known as the Chocolatier of the Highlands. Iain Burnett’s chocolates are hailed by Michelin star chefs worldwide. Friday After breakfast we leave and head for home. Your Holiday Hotel Invercarse Hotel Dundee Best Western Invercarse Hotel in Dundee has a great location with outstanding views over the River Tay and its own private grounds. This traditional 3-star hotel is just minutes away from Dundee city centre and offers a comfortable and charming atmosphere. 68 Bedrooms * Bar & Restaurant * Outdoor Terrace. Mobility Grade: 4 Easy access throughout, lift to all floors with ground floor rooms and walk-in showers available upon request.

£649 Mon 24 - Fri 28 May 2021 Departs 7.30am

4 Nights

£619

Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £80 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Book with Malvern World Travel 01684 562406


BUTE TO SKYE

OBAN & THE ENCHANTING ISLES

On the Atlantic Coastal Drive NEW TOUR

NEW TOUR

7 Nights From: £959

4 Nights From: £625

Skye

Oban

Nothing compares to the ✓ Look What’s Included dramatic landscapes of ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own Western Scotland. There’s courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 7 nights half board mountain scenery in abundance and deep sea lochs ✓ All ferry crossings ✓ Entry to Mount Stuart & Gardens ✓ Entry to Dunvegan shaping the coastline with a Castle ✓ Glass Bottom Boat Cruise myriad of islands, sparkling like ✘ Not included: All lunches jewels in crystal clear seas. On our new coastal journey tour, discover the charm of the Isles of Bute and Skye as well as spending time exploring historic towns and picturesque villages along the way.

The sweeping mountains of Lorn ✓ Look What’s Included create the perfect backdrop to ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own the picturesque harbour resort courier service ✓ Club Class Extra of Oban, on Scotland’s West Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Ferry crossing to Mull & Iona ✓ Entry Highland coast. Known as the to the Iona Abbey. ‘Gateway to the Isles’, from here we discover the enchanting Hebridean islands of Mull and Iona. Venture across the “ Bridge O’er the Atlantic” & on to Seil Island and be absorbed in some of the most stunning scenery in the UK.

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Saturday We journey north to Wemys Bay, Ayrshire, where we join the ferry to Rothesay on the Isle of Bute for our 3-night stay. Sunday Morning free to explore the renovated Victorian town of Rothesay with its art deco Pavilion, pier & promenade. The afternoon is spent touring Bute’s coastline and beaches. There’s Ettrick, the most popular, St Ninians and Scalpsie with its seal colony. We include your entrance to Mount Stuart, a lavish Victorian Gothic Palace with extensive gardens. Monday The short ferry crossing takes you to what is known as “Argyll’s secret coastline”. Here you are met with the most sublime of views towards Arran. Free time in the popular resort of Dunoon. Return passing Holy Loch over the Kyles, to catch the ferry back to Bute. Tuesday Departing after breakfast we catch the ferry and head northwards to the historical town of Inveraray. We continue via Oban – “ The Gateway to the Isles” before following the shoreline of Loch Linnhe to Fort William for a brief stop before travelling through the Great Glen, then on to Skye for our 2-night stay. Wednesday Skye is without doubt Scotland’s most well-known island. Its romantic history, majestic mountains and rugged coastline are a beauty to behold. Today is spent touring the island, visiting the picture postcard capital Portree. Then along the west coast of the island with entry into the clan seat of Dunvegan Castle. Thursday A morning cruise in a submersible glass bottom craft under the Skye Bridge & out to Seal Island. See abundant wildlife above and below the waves. Then, proceed across Glen Carron with time free in Inverness before turning south through Speyside to our hotel in Pitlochry for 2-nights. Friday A day at leisure in Pitlochry. Saturday After breakfast we leave and head for home.

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Monday Enjoy the ever changing scenery as we journey north to Oban. Tuesday Free time in Oban, with a half day tour to Seil Island. We cross the “Bridge O’er the Atlantic” before arriving in Easdale, a pretty fishing village with whitewashed cottages looking out over the water and the film location for “Ring of Brightwater”. Wednesday This morning we cross the Sound of Mull by ferry to the enchanting Isle of Mull. The island excursion takes you south passing imposing Duart Castle to Fionnphort. Hop on the short ferry crossing, as foot passengers, to the sacred Isle of Iona. Wander round the island at leisure, with its white sandy beach and pathways. Iona is an island of pilgrimage and recognised as the birthplace of Christianity in the UK. Entry is included into the famous Abbey, the resting place of over 100 Scottish Kings. Thursday Hugging the shoreline of the loch more or less all the way, you arrive in Fort William, for sightseeing. The afternoon is spent in lovely Lochaber. Nearby, is Neptune’s Staircase, where you can see boats of all shapes and sizes navigating the 8 locks of the Caledonian Canal. The tour continues to Gairlochy, along the side of this wellknown canal, with photo opportunities to take in the terrific views of Ben Nevis and the Great Glen at the famed Commando Monument at Spean Bridge. Friday After breakfast we leave and head for home.

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All hotels are varied in style and standards, but all rooms offer full-en-suite facilities. Travellers should consider the fact that they will often be in beautiful, yet isolated locations where hotel availability is extremely limited. All have restaurant, bar & lounge. Mobility Grade: 2: This is a touring holiday and although most of the sightseeing is from the comfort of our coach, there are ferries to board and three different hotels, along with steps and stairs to negotiate. Please note that due to the nature of this holiday, customers with mobility difficulties may be limited in their enjoyment.

The Columba Hotel is situated in a prime spot on the seafront and is a much loved Oban landmark. A striking Victorian building, its handsome exterior is home to a wealth of modern facilities. 47 of its 49 rooms have either sea or town view and come equipped with TV, telephone, hairdryer & hospitality tray. There is a Restaurant & Bar. Mobility Grade: 3 A few isolated steps within the hotel, but a lift serves all floors. Mon 14 - Fri 18 June 2021

Sat 3 - Sat 10 July 2021 Departs 7.00am

7 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £115 | Holiday Insurance: £33.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

£959

Departs 7.00am

4 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £88 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Book with Malvern World Travel 01684 562406

£625

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The Columba Hotel Oban

3* Glenburn Hotel, Rothesay, Isle of Bute - 3 Nights 3* Dunollie Hotel, Skye - 2 Nights 3* Fishers Hotel, Pitlochry - 2 Nights

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HIGHLAND HERITAGE

THE WEST HIGHLAND WAY

NEW TOUR

NEW TOUR

4 Nights From: £599 Falls of Dochart

Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness

Crianlarich is the perfect location ✓ Look What’s Included to tour and experience some ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own of the highlights of Scotland. courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board We include a journey on one of Scotland’s most scenic railways, ✓ Scotrail journey from Crianlarich to Oban & return ✓ Tour of Ben Cruachan a visit into Cruachan Power - The Hollow Mountain ✓ Glenturret Station, a tour & tasting at Distillery & Tasting ✘ Not included: All lunches Glenturret Distillery, makers of The Famous Grouse and visits to the areas beautiful towns and villages.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We head for Southern Scotland and make our way along the shore of Loch Lomond to Crianlarich, arriving late afternoon at Crianlarich Hotel for our 4-night stay. Tuesday We join the Scotrail train at Crianlarich station for the ride to Oban. The line takes us through the Pass of Brander and alongside Loch Etive. In Oban we have time to explore the town, have a look at the harbour, enjoy lunch and relax. In the afternoon we take the train back to Crianlarich. Wednesday Today we head along Glen Dochart to Killin, with the Falls of Dochart rushing through the village. From here we drive along Loch Tay to Aberfeldy, where we have our lunch break. This afternoon we head south along the Sma’ Glen to Crieff . Here we visit the Glenturret Distillery, makers of the Famous Grouse, for a tour and a wee dram. Our return takes us along Loch Earn and Glen Ogle to Crianlarich. Thursday We discover one of the hidden wonders of the Highlands. A power station buried deep under Ben Cruachan – the hollow mountain. At its centre lies a massive cavern, high enough to house the Tower of London. The hollow mountain is unique, an underground world on a spectacular scale, a five-star attraction, not to be missed. From here we head north to Fort William. We have time to explore this popular town before we are on our way south alongside Loch Linnhe to Ballachulish and Loch Leven. The Glencoe Visitor Centre is our afternoon break and here you can learn all about the feuding clans and the infamous massacre. We return over rugged and awesome Rannoch Moor to Crianlarich. Friday After breakfast we are on our way home.

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SCOTLAND

This impressive new holiday ✓ Look What’s Included is based in Fort William ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own – The perfect location for courier service ✓ Club Class Extra exploring The Great Glen and Legroom Coach ✓ 5 nights half the coastline of the Western board ✓ 1-Hour cruise on Loch Ness ✓ Single Journey train ride on the Highlands. A boat cruise is Jacobite Steam train from Fort William included on probably the to Mallaig most famous of lochs, a steam ✘ Not included: All lunches hauled railway journey on the Harry Potter line between Fort William and Mallaig, ending with a visit to the “ Gateway to the Isles” with an afternoon spent on a most tranquil island.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We travel north through the Borders and Central Highlands to Fort William, and our base for 4-nights at the Imperial Hotel. Tuesday Our first stop is the Commando Monument overlooking Ben Nevis at Spean Bridge before continuing along the epic Great Glen, hugging the lochside for much of the way, with time free in Fort Augustus at the head of Loch Ness. Board the boat at Urquhart Castle for a cruise out on to Loch Ness arriving at the Clansman Marina, where your coach awaits to take you to Inverness with free time, before returning to Fort William, along the eastern shoreline of the loch. Wednesday The best of both worlds today! - Not only will you be travelling on the most famous railway in the world – thanks to both Harry Potter and the amazing scenery along the 46 mile journey between Fort William and Mallaig. But also, be absorbed in the equally spectacular “Road to the Isles” drive, stopping off at various vantage points along the way, such as Glenfinnan Viaduct, Loch Morar & Neptune’s Staircase. Thursday Today we enjoy a scenic lochside drive all the way to Oban, with time free in this bustling harbour town. Here you will see boats of all shapes and sizes plying their trade between the Hebridean Islands. After lunch, turn south for 12 miles to cross the “Bridge O’er the Atlantic” and on to the pretty but small island of Seil. Time to roam the conservation village of Easdale, with its pretty whitewashed miners cottages surrounded by turquoise blue waters with sweeping views across to the outer Isles. Friday Departing after breakfast we enjoy a leisurely drive through remote Glen Coe, then along the shores of Loch Lomond to our overnight at the Westerwood Hotel in Cumbernauld. Saturday After breakfast we head homeward, arriving during the early evening.

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Best Western Crianlarich Hotel Crianlarich

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5 Nights From: £749

Best Western Imperial Hotel Fort William

The hotel was originally built in Victorian times and attracts visitors from far and wide. The independently owned Crianlarich hotel has a lovely location, just 1 hours’ drive from Glasgow, Stirling, Perth, Oban and Fort William making this traditional Scottish hotel the ideal base from which to explore Scotland. All 36 bedrooms are en suite with tea/coffee making facilities, television and free wireless Internet access. Mobility Grade: 4 – Resort: generally level. Hotel: On the level with a few isolated steps throughout but with a lift to all floors.

The Imperial Hotel is situated in the heart of Fort William nestling between the Main Street and Loch Linnhe with some fine views over the loch and surrounding hills. All rooms are furnished to a very high standard. There are two bars and our Italian restaurant within the hotel. Mobility Grade: 2 – Resort: generally level. Hotel: On the level with a few isolated steps. Please note the hotel does not have a lift nor are there any ground floor rooms.

Mon 30 Aug - Fri 3 Sep 2021

Mon 20 - Sat 25 September 2021

4 Nights

Departs 7.30am

Returns 7.00pm

£599

Departs 7.00am

5 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £29.50

Supplements Single Room: £105 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50

All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Free Door to Door Home Pick-Up Service on All Holidays

£749


ROMANTIC HIGHLAND RAILWAYS

SCOTLAND’S AUTUMN GOLD & the “Enchanted Forest”

& Loch Ness Cruise

4 Nights From: £679 Ben Nevis and Fort William

Holiday Itinerary

The Queens View

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Single journey on the Strathspey Steam Railway ✓ Entrance to the Speyside Centre ✓ Single train journey from Inverness to the Kyle of Lochalsh ✓ Single Journey on the Jacobite Steam Train between Fort William and Mallaig ✘ Not included: All lunches

Monday Enjoy the ever changing scenery as we journey north to Kingussie. Tuesday We take the short drive to Aviemore where we board the Strathspey Steam train to Broomhill. Next, we journey up the ‘Whisky Trail’ to Grantown on Spey before visiting the acclaimed Speyside Centre at Dulnain Bridge, explaining the myths, legends and folklore of whisky in the Cairngorms. Wednesday We head to Jacobite Steam Train Inverness for our train for Kyle of Lochalsh. Our route takes us via Dingwall to Loch Carron. Here, we twist and turn through the tiny loch inlets before reaching Kyle of Lochalsh – the ‘Gateway to the Isle of Skye’. Enjoy fantastic views of the Skye Bridge and the Cuillin Mountain range before rejoining our coach for the scenic drive back to our hotel. Thursday We include reserved seats on the Jacobite Steam Railway for our single journey train ride between Fort William and Mallaig. The journey takes approximately two hours with time available to explore the delightful fishing village of Mallaig. One leg of our journey is by coach, which affords us the opportunity to stop at Glenfinnan for photo opportunities of the Bonnie Prince Charlie Monument, the impressive viaduct and lovely Loch Shiel. Friday After breakfast we commence our journey homewards. Please note: The days on which the included excursions operate may be subject to change.

Immersed in a palette of breathtaking colours, arguably, Scotland is at its best in the autumn time – deep reds, gold, purple, copper and russets transform the mountain and valley landscapes. Also included is entry into the amazing “ Enchanted Forest” – depicting nature’s forces of earth, wind and fire!

Sunday To Scotland passing Stirling and its mighty castle and into Perthshire “the Big Tree County” - renowned for its magnificent scenery, where we arrive at our hotel in Blairgowrie The Enchanted Forest during the late afternoon. Monday After breakfast we visit Pitlochry, followed by a drive out to Loch Tummel and the marvellous Queens View, viewpoint. We continue into the purple clad Highlands and along the shoreline of Loch Tay and the rustic woodlands by Loch Earn. We stop in Crieff with a guided tour and 2 tastings of The Glenturret at the world’s oldest distillery. Tuesday We drive to Glamis Castle & Gardens – the childhood home of the Queen Mother. Tonight, after dinner, we include entry to the award winning ‘The Enchanted Forest’ - Located close to Pitlochry, we experience a sound and light show allowing you the unique opportunity to experience the outdoors at night with spectacular imagery. Wednesday This morning we visit Dundee where we discover the cities rejuvenated £1 billion waterfront and include the entrance to Discovery Point and explore Captain’s Scott’s ship ‘Discovery’. Later we visit the award winning Jute Museum at Verdant Works; the rattle and roar of machinery will transport you back over 100 years to the era when Jute was king and Dundee was its realm! Thursday Homeward bound, arriving back during the evening. Your Holiday Hotel Angus Hotel Blairgowrie

Duke of Gordon Hotel Kingussie With origins in the eighteenth century the hotel was originally built as a stopover for passengers travelling by stage coach. Restaurant, bar and lounge, nightly entertainment. Mobility Grade: 3 - Locality fairly level. Hotel – ramp alternative to steps into the main entrance. Lift to two floors.

Departs 7.00am

4 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £60 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Tour & Tasting Whisky Distillery Visit ✓ Entrance to Glamis Castle & Gardens ✓ Entry to the “Enchanted Forest” & Show ✓ Entrance to ‘Discovery’ & the Jute Museum at Verdant Works ✘ Not included: All lunches

Holiday Itinerary

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Mon 28 June - Fri 2 July 2021

✓ Look What’s Included

£679

This traditionally styled hotel is located in the centre of the town. Facilities include restaurant, bar, lounge and leisure club with spa bath, steam room, sauna and heated indoor pool. Mobility Grade: 3. Locality generally level. Hotel: Public areas are level but there are several steps to most bedrooms and in corridors. There is a lift.

Sun 10 - Thu 14 October 2021 Departs 7.00am

4 Nights Returns 7.30pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £28 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

We include our own Helpful & Attentive Couriers on all our UK Holidays

£509

SCOTLAND

Breathtaking Railway journeys capture the contrasting villages of Inverness, Fort William, Aviemore and the Kyle of Lochalsh – Sit back and relax as the dramatic Highland landscapes glide past you.

4 Nights From: £509

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THE PALACE HOTEL INVERNESS ‘Diamond All Inclusive’

5 Nights From: £739 Loch Ness

Join us at the Best Western Palace Hotel Inverness on this superb ‘All Inclusive’ break . Dating from the 1890’s, the Hotel combines the best of the past with the contemporary style of the present with elegant interiors, comfortable bedrooms and a superb Leisure Club & Spa.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We journey north to the Scottish Highlands arriving in Inverness during the early evening. Monday Today we include a cruise on the world-famous Loch Ness. Although forever associated with legend, there is much more to Loch Ness than just the elusive monster! It is Scotland’s largest loch and it is more than 600ft deep for much of its 23 miles length. Tuesday A day at leisure in Inverness, with time to explore the shops, parks and gardens of the Capital of the Highlands. Wednesday Enjoy a full-day tour visiting Loch Maree and Inverewe Gardens (NT). A true example of the rugged scenery of the west coast, Loch Maree lies in the shadow of the towering Ben Slioch and has around 30 isles, which lie like a cluster of jewels strung together to form a treasure of unrivalled beauty. We continue to the world-famous Inverewe Gardens, which boast a stunning location, overlooking Loch Ewe. Thursday We visit the Culloden Battlefield & Visitors Centre (NT), which features a state-of-the-art exhibition bringing the battle alive in an immersion film and accounts from genuine characters involved in the events when the British troops defeated Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Highland clans in 1746. Friday Today we are homeward bound.

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✓ Popular Favourite

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ 5 nights accommodation ✓ Welcome cocktail reception on the first evening ✓ Complimentary drinks package from 7 - 10pm each evening ✓ Wine with dinner each evening ✓ Entertainment programme (2 nights guaranteed) ✓ 3-course dinners ✓ Lunch each day or packed lunch if we are out on excursions ✓ Afternoon Tea & cream scones each day ✓ Buffet breakfasts ✓ Free tea/coffee any time of the day ✓ Loch Ness Cruise ✓ Entrance to Inverewe Gardens (NT) ✓ Culloden Battlefield Visitors Centre (NT). ✘ Not included: Lunches on Days 1 & 6

Inverewe Gardens

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The Best Western Palace Hotel Inverness

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Our hotel nestles on the banks of the River Ness, opposite Inverness Castle and is just a few short steps from Inverness city centre. Restaurant, lounge, bar, swimming pool, steam room & sauna. Mobility Grade: 4 – The resort & hotel are on the level. Hotel has a lift serving all floors.

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Sun 11 - Fri 16 April 2021

5 Nights

£739

Sun 24 - Fri 29 October 2021

5 Nights

£769

Departs 7.00am

Returns 7.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £120 | Holiday Insurance: £29.00 (Apr) £30.50 (Oct) These departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Reductions available for (NT) National Trust & (EH) English Heritage Members

Culloden Battlefield

Sightseeing Excursions are Included in the Price - On All Holidays!


ULLAPOOL & THE OUTER HEBRIDES Including the Isles of Lewis, Harris & Skye

7 Nights From: £1198 Isle of Lewis

This itinerary takes in much of Scotland’s breathtaking North West coastline and includes highlights of the Outer Hebrides – a chain of remarkable islands that stretch out like a breakwater at the rim of the wide Atlantic.

Holiday Itinerary

Friday Travel to Scotland with an overnight stop in Perth. Saturday We continue via Pitlochry then over the remote Drumochter Pass pausing at the leafy old Victorian spa town of Strathpeffer before skirting west to Ullapool and our overnight stay. Sunday We take the morning ferry to Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis, then continue to the Caberfeidh Hotel for our 2-night stay. Monday Using the services of a local coach and tour guide we explore the Islands of Lewis home to the Callanish Stones, one of the finest prehistoric sites in Scotland, the historic Broch at Carolway and the Gearrannan Blackhouses Village with their traditional thatched croft houses. Tuesday The Isle of Harris beckons today with its ever-changing kaleidoscope of scenic colour. We visit Tarbert, home to Harris Tweed and the Isle of Harris Distillery before we board the afternoon sailing to Uig on the Isle of Skye and continue to Broadford for our 2-night stay at the Dunollie Hotel. Wednesday Discover Skye as we visit Dunvegan Castle, probably the oldest inhabited castle in the north of Scotland. It has been occupied continuously by the Chiefs of the Clan MacLeod for more than 750 years and is located on a wonderful setting on the shores of Loch Dunvegan. Thursday Departing our hotel we pause at the Eilean Donan Visitors Centre for wonderful photographic opportunities of one of Scotland’s most iconic historic castles. Then, travelling via Fort William, we reach the Winnock Hotel for our final night. Friday We commence our journey homeward, arriving home during the evening.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 7 nights half board ✓ Return ferry sailings to the Outer Hebrides ✓ Local Coach & Guided Tour of Lewis/Harris ✓ Dunvegan Castle ✓ Eilean Donan Castle Visitors Centre. ✘ Not included: All lunches

Dunvegan Castle

Your Holiday Hotels Day 1: 3* Best Western Queens Hotel, Perth Day 2: 3* Royal Hotel, Ullapool Days 3 & 4: 4* Caberfeidh Hotel, Stornoway Days 5 & 6: 3* The Dunollie Hotel, Broadford Day 7: 3* Winnock Hotel, Drymen

7 Nights

Fri 9 - Fri 16 July 2021 Departs 7.30am

£1198

Returns 7.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £142 | Holiday Insurance: £33.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Isle of Skye

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SCOTLAND

All hotels are varied in style and standards. Travellers should consider the fact that they will often be in beautiful, yet isolated locations where hotel availability is extremely limited. All have restaurant, bar & lounge. The Queens & Caberfeidh have a lift. No Lift at the Royal, the Dunollie & the Winnock. Mobility Grade 2: This is a touring holiday and although most of the sightseeing is from the comfort of our coach, there are ferries to board and five different hotels, along with steps and stairs to negotiate. Please note that due to the nature of this holiday, customers with mobility difficulties may be limited in their enjoyment.

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ORKNEY ISLAND EXPLORER

Moments to Discover, Moments to Treasure

6 Nights From: £998 Pitlochry

Spectacularly located off the northern tip of Scotland, Orkney is a unique destination with a distinctive culture of Norse rule and a landscape sculptured by the sea. Focusing on the island’s fascinating war and maritime history from the scuttling of the German Fleet in Scapa Flow to the sinking of the Royal Oak our expert local guides take us to familiar and unfamiliar sites giving you a feel of what life was like for the personnel who guarded Orkney ’s shores and the civilians who lived here during the World Wars protecting the British Grand and Home Fleets based at Scapa Flow.

Holiday Itinerary

Monday We drive north through the Scottish Borders to our overnight stay at the Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld. Tuesday We continue our drive north, pausing at Pitlochry. Then skirting Inverness, we head to Scotland’s far north and our 2 night stay in Thurso. Wednesday Today we are met by a local coach for our visit to the Castle of Mey. Formerly owned by the Queen Mother it stands on rising ground overlooking the Pentland Firth. We then drive to John O’Groats, mainland Britain’s most northerly village. The hamlet owes its name to a Dutchman Jan de Groot, who once ran a ferry to Orkney. Thursday We board our morning Northlink ferry sailing at 08.45am from Scrabster to Stromness, Orkney. On our 1½ hr sailing we pass the dramatic ‘Old Man of Hoy’ stacks which rises dramatically from the sea. Then we meet our guide for a tour of the north main island, seeing the popular neolithic village of Skara Brae before continuing via mystical Ring of Brodgar and the Standing Stones of Stenness before arriving at the Stromness Hotel and our 2-night stay. Friday Today we meet our specialist guide for our Orkney Wartime Explorer tour which gives us a greater insight into the islands naval involvement in two world wars. Some of the areas covered will include: HMS Royal Oak and Kriegsmarine U-boat U-47: The HMS Royal Oak was torpedoed by German U-boat U-47 on the 14th October 1939 with the loss of 834 on board. Follow the path of the U-47 and the strategy behind the attack on the HMS Royal Oak. HMS Royal Oak Memorial Garden: Visit the idyllic HMS Royal Oak Memorial Garden, located by Scapa Beach, which commemorates the 834 men and boys who were lost on HMS Royal Oak. Visit the Scapa Pier and hear about its use by the Royal Navy Stevedores during WWII. Watch the sonar survey of HMS Royal Oak and see the buoy that marks her final resting place as a designated War Grave. The Churchill Barriers: Enjoy an in-depth discussion about the construction of the Churchill Barriers during WWII. Learn about the men who built them and the stories associated with this historic site including an overview of the Blockships and Boom Defences. Italian Chapel and POW Camp 60: Visit the Italian Chapel built by Italian POWs

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 6 nights half board ✓ Return Northlink sailings to Orkney ✓ Entrance to the Castle of Mey ✓ Guided Tours of Orkney ✓ Entrance to Skara Brae ✘ Not included: All lunches

during WWII. See the remains of Camp 60 home to the Italian POWs from 1942 – 1944. Learn about their task to build the Churchill Barriers and their lives and interaction with the locals. Blockships WWI: See a number of merchant vessels that were deliberately sunk by the British in 1915 during WWI to stop German submarines sinking the British Grand Fleet based at Scapa Flow. Western Approaches to Scapa Flow: Overview of the Western Approach Defences (Land, Sea and Air) of Hoy Sound and Scapa Flow which played a significant part in both World Wars. Learn about German High Level bombing campaigns over this region in 1940 and the Battle of Orkney Please note that there are many other notable sites associated with WWI & II to be found in and around Orkney however many of these are in remote locations or may be on isolated islands that are inaccessible by coach. To visit some of these will involve a good deal of walking and hence may not be possible – Your guide will endeavour to assist with any requests but none can be guaranteed. Warm & Waterproof clothing and stout footwear is recommended for todays excursion. Saturday This morning we catch the 11.00am Northlink sailing from Stromness back to the mainland, arriving at Scrabster at 12.30pm. We continue our journey south to our final nights stay in the Scottish Highlands in the lea of the Cairngorms National Park. Sunday Departing after breakfast we journey homeward, arriving back during the evening.

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1st night: 4* Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld 2nd & 3rd Nights: 2* Castletown Hotel, Thurso 4th & 5th Nights: 3* Stromness Hotel, Stromness, Orkney 6th Night: 3* Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie

Ring of Brodgar

All hotels are varied in style and standards. Travellers should give consideration to the fact that they will often be in beautiful, yet isolated locations where hotel availability is extremely limited. All have restaurant, bar & lounge. All except the Castletown Hotel in Thurso have a lift to all floors.

Departs 7.30am

Mobility Grade 3: This is a touring holiday and although most of the sightseeing is from the comfort of our coach, there are ferries to board and four different hotels, along with steps and stairs to negotiate. Please note that due to the nature of this holiday, customers with mobility difficulties may be limited in their enjoyment.

Mon 12 - Sun 18 July 2021

6 Nights Returns 7.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £100 | Holiday Insurance: £32.50 (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

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£998


CELTIC CONNECTIONS

Highlights of Scotland - Northern Ireland - Wales

7 Nights From: £998 Giants Causeway

This exciting multi-centre holiday offers you a fantastic 8 day touring experience, incorporating the dramatic scenery, historic castles, rich heritage and contrasting landscapes of the Ayrshire Coast, Belfast and North Wales.

Holiday Itinerary

Friday We drive north through the Scottish Borders to the Ayrshire Coast, arriving in Irvine, and our base for the next two nights at the Riverside Lodge Hotel. Saturday This morning we make our way to the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, which offers a unique encounter with Scotland’s favourite son. Set in 10 acres of the poet’s cherished countryside, the museum includes the famous Burns Cottage, where the poet was born, the historic landmarks where he set his greatest work, the elegant monument and gardens created in his honour and a modern museum housing the world’s most important collection of his life and works. There is free time for lunch here before we continue to Culzean Castle, one of Scotland’s best loved castles, where we enjoy a guided tour and free time to explore the gardens, deer park and swan pond before returning to our hotel for dinner. Sunday We bid a fond farewell to Scotland and travel to Cairnryan to board our ferry sailing to Belfast, from where we travel to the 3 –star plus Belfast Loughshore Hotel for our 3 night stay. The hotel is set in the heart of historic Carrickfergus, ideally situated for exploring Northern Ireland, the Causeway Coastal Route, Belfast City and indeed Carrickfergus town itself. Monday Today we visit the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Experience, before returning along the spectacular Antrim coast with its vertical cliffs, glens and mountain scenery. (Small separate charge for those requiring to use the Translink Shuttle

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Fully reclining seats with calf supports ✓ 7-nights half board ✓ Return Ferry Crossings ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Robert Burns Birthplace Museum ✓ Guided tour of Culzean Castle ✓ Giants Causeway Visitor Experience ✓ Local Coach excursion to Belfast ✓ Step-on Guided tour of Belfast ✓ Entrance to Titanic Belfast ✓ Guided tour of Malahide Castle & Gardens ✓ Entrance to Caernarfon Castle. ✘ Not included: All lunches

bus from the Visitors Centre to view the actual Causeway). Tuesday Today we are met by a local coach & driver for our excursion to Belfast. Here, we enjoy a half day ‘step-on’ guided tour of this fascinating city. Next, we visit Titanic Belfast, the world’s largest Titanic exhibition. Located in the Titanic Quarter, right beside the historic site of the world-famous ship’s construction, the exhibition is housed in an iconic 6 floor building. This state-of-the-art visitor experience tells the story of the Titanic, from her conception in Belfast in the early 1900s, through her construction and launch, to her famous maiden voyage and tragic end. We spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure in the city. Wednesday Departing Northern Ireland, we visit Malahide Castle & Gardens where we enjoy a 45-minute guided tour for an extraordinary glimpse into the life of the castle and the Talbot family who resided there for 800 years! We continue to nearby Dublin Port and board the afternoon sailing to Holyhead, from where we continue to our base for the last two nights at the lovely 4-star Kinmel & Kinspa Hotel set in rolling parkland with views of the beautiful Welsh countryside. Thursday This morning we visit wonderful Caernarfon Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a stunning location on the banks of the River Seiont. In the afternoon we enjoy time at leisure to explore Caernarfon. Friday After breakfast, we make our way home.

Days 1 & 2 – The Riverside Lodge Hotel, Irvine (3-Star) Located on the outskirts of Irvine * 128 bedrooms * Restaurant * Bar * No lift but grooms are on ground or first floor only. Days 3 – 5 – The Belfast Loughshore Hotel, Carrickfergus, N. Ireland (3-Star Plus) The hotel is located at Carrickfergus, a 15 minute drive from Belfast city centre. Facilities include The Red Pepper Restaurant, the Lobby Bar and the new Lough Bar. All bedrooms feature television, Wi-Fi, telephone, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. Lift to all floors. Days 6 & 7 – The Kinmel & Kinspa Hotel, Nr Abergele, N. Wales (4-Star) Luxury Hotel with Restaurant & Bar * Indoor Swimming Pool & leisure Club * Lift Mobility Grade 3: This is a touring holiday and although most of the sightseeing is from the comfort of our coach, there are ferries to board and three different hotels. Please note that due to the nature of this holiday, customers with mobility difficulties may be limited in their enjoyment. 7 Nights

Fri 20 - Fri 27 August 2021 Departs 7.30am

£998

Returns 4.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £106 | Holiday Insurance: £33.50 This departures include the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Culzean Castle

Even though passports are not needed to travel to Ireland, ferry companies request passengers to carry some form of PHOTO ID, which may be required for inspection.

We include our own Helpful & Attentive Couriers on all our UK Holidays

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IRELAND’S ANCIENT EAST

Irish National Heritage Park - Waterford Crystal Avoca - Wicklow Mountains - Kilkenny Castle

4 Nights From: £589 Glendalough

From our base in County Wexford, this tour highlights the rich history and heritage of this lovely corner of Ireland. From the lush soft hills of the Wicklow Mountains to medieval Waterford and creative Kilkenny, this tour includes it all.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We drive south to Pembroke and our ferry to Rosslare, arriving at our hotel in time for dinner. Monday A full day in Waterford. Founded by Viking traders in 914, the city has an exciting medieval flavour and riverside bustle. Meet your guide for a walking tour and explore the history of the city from the Vikings to the Victorians. Free time at leisure is then followed by a visit to the House of Waterford Crystal for a factory tour. Experience the various stages of the glass making process from the moulding to glass blowing and finally sculpting and engraving. Tuesday Begin the day in Avoca, brought to fame by the TV series Ballykissangel, and home to the Avoca Handweavers mill and visitors centre where mill tours can be arranged. Continue through the scenic Wicklow Mountains National Park to Glendalough, an area renowned for its natural beauty and for being the location of an early Christian monastic settlement. Wednesday A full day today with an excursion to medieval Kilkenny, known as the creative heart of Ireland and home to numerous specialist crafts-people. Visit some of the studios and shops in Kilkenny Design Craft Centre and see the famous Kilkenny Castle, restored in 1830s splendour. This afternoon, step back in time at the Irish National Heritage Park , located on the banks of River Slaney. Visitors will be guided through this fantastic large outdoor museum, where actors will bring the history of Ireland to life. Thursday Breakfast today is included on board our return sailing to Pembroke then we continue homeward.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door service ✓ Our Own Courier Service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Walking tour of Waterford ✓ Waterford Crystal Factory Tour ✓ Visit Kilkenny Craft Centre ✓ Guided tour of the Irish National Heritage Park ✘ Not included: All lunches

Waterford Crystal

Your Holiday Hotel Riverside Park Hotel and Leisure Club Enniscorthy

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This modern, luxurious hotel with a circular stone tower enjoys an enchanting location on the banks of the River Slaney, less than a ten minute walk from Enniscorthy Castle and the bustling market town of Enniscorthy. It boasts a sumptuous interior with a lounge where entertainment is hosted and a promenade bar with views of the river. Leisure facilities include indoor swimming pool. Mobility Grade: 4 – Location reasonably level with isolated steps. Good access throughout for those with mobility issues. Lift to all floors.

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4 Nights

Sun 17 - Thu 21 October 2021 Departs 7.00am

£589

Returns 6.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £89 | Holiday Insurance: £48.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Wicklow Mountains

Enjoy the Views - Treasure the Memories


CONNEMARA, GALWAY & WESTPORT

6 Nights From: £959 Kylemore Abbey

See County Galway, the Connemara National Park and Westport from our base in Clifden. With its spectacular scenery and emerging reputation as the West’s ‘Gourmet Capital’, this is a wonderful base from which to explore.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday We drive north to Holyhead and our ferry to Dublin. We continue to Mullingar and our overnight stay at the Bloomfield House Hotel. Monday We travel across Ireland, pausing at thriving Galway for time at leisure before making our way to the Station House Hotel, Clifden, our base for the next 4 nights. Tuesday Today we journey north for an included tour of Westport House. Built in 1730, the house boasts original architecture within a superb parkland setting including a lake, terraces, waterfalls and magnificent views of Ireland’s holy mountain, Croagh Patrick. The rest of the day is free to explore the pretty town of Westport, situated on the shores of Clew Bay. Wednesday After breakfast today we will board the coach and make our way to Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden. The dramatic landscape and iconic image of a gothic castle reflected in a Connemara Lake has made Kylemore Abbey world-famous and it is now the largest tourist attraction in the west of Ireland. Later, there is free time in the bustling coastal town of

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 6 nights half board ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Guided tour of Westport House Estate ✓ Entrance of Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Garden ✓ Sheep Herding & Refreshments at Glen Keen Farm ✓ Killary Cruise ✓ Guided tour of the Celtic Crystal Visitors Centre. ✘ Not included: All lunches

Clifden – often referred to as the ‘Capital of Connemara’. Thursday We travel through the Connemara National Park and witness the dramatic scenery of the Twelve Bens mountain range before arrival at Glen Keen Farm where you will be treated to a sheep herding demonstration, traditional Irish music and refreshments. On then to Killary where we include a delightful cruise along Killary Fjord, enjoying 9 miles of uninterrupted views of some of the finest scenery in the west of Ireland. Friday Departing Clifden we enjoy a guided tour of the Celtic Crystal Visitor Centre in Moycullen. Following this visit, head east, checking into the Wilton Hotel, Bray for our overnight stay. Saturday Breakfast today is included on board our return sailing to Holyhead then we continue homeward.

Your Holiday Hotel The Clifden Station House Hotel

6 Nights

Sun 6 - Sat 12 June 2021 Departs 7.30am

£959

Returns 5.30pm Connemara National Park

Supplements Single Room: £138 | Holiday Insurance: £60.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Even though passports are not needed to travel to Ireland, ferry companies request passengers to carry some form of PHOTO ID, which may be required for inspection.

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IRELAND

The Clifden Station House is a modern hotel set around the old Clifden Railway Station. More than 60 years ago the last Steam Train departed from Clifden to Galway. Today the Railway Station, its Station House Platform and Engine House have been magnificently restored and transformed into The Clifden Station House & Courtyard. The hotel also has a leisure centre & indoor swimming pool. Mobility Grade: 4 – Located a short walk from the town centre, the location reasonably level. Lift to all floors.

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IRELAND’S EMERALD ISLE Adare, Bunratty & Killarney

6 Nights From: £879 Cliffs of Moher

A superb hotel near the pretty village of Adare, County Limerick creates a fantastic base for this tour. A wealth of attractions and excursions are available in this area including the famous Ring of Kerry, Bunratty and the spectacular Cliff s of Moher via the River Shannon.

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday Afternoon ferry crossing from Holyhead to Dublin followed by our overnight stay at the Wilton Hotel, Bray. Monday We journey south west via Birr Castle, where we can explore the largest formal gardens in Ireland and have the opportunity to view Birr’s famous engineering and astronomical wonder, the 150 year old Great Telescope! Later, we continue via Limerick to what has often been described as Ireland’s prettiest village, Adare and our base for the next four nights at the Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel. Tuesday A full day excursion to Killarney, stopping first at Ladies View, one of the most impressive viewpoints on the Ring of Kerry, then free time in this delightful town. Wednesday Another full day starting with a visit to the Cliff s of Moher Visitors Experience – A centre that provides superb facilities and panoramic views of the cliffs and Liscannor Bay. After lunch we return to Killimer for the short ferry crossing across the Shannon Estuary to Tarbert before continuing to the Foynes Flying Boat Museum, which recalls the era from 1939 to 1945 when Foynes was the centre of the aviation world for air traffic between the US and Europe. Thursday Depart Adare after breakfast for an included visit to the 15th century Bunratty Castle and the collection of cottages and houses which make up the Folk Park within its grounds. The charming ‘living village’ gives a fascinating insight into life in Ireland during the 19th century. Friday Departing Adare, we enjoy a leisurely one hour cruise on lovely Lough Derg from Killaloe, before continuing to New Ross for our final night at the Brandon House Hotel. Saturday Breakfast today is included on board our return sailing to Fishguard then we continue homeward.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door service ✓ Our Own Courier Service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 6 nights half board ✓ Return ferry crossings ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Birr Castle ✓ Cliffs of Moher Visitors Experience ✓ Foynes Flying Boat Museum ✓ Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ✓ Lough Derg Cruise. ✘ Not included: All lunches

Birr Castle

©Flickr - Gerad Ahern

Your Holiday Hotel The Fitzgerald’s Woodland House Hotel

Situated in beautiful grounds on the edge of the beautiful village of Adare. The hotel, family owned, has built an enviable reputation due to the excellent facilities and service. Relax in Fitzy’s Bar, enjoy the fine food served in the elegant restaurant and take a dip in the indoor pool, with sauna, Jacuzzi and steam room. Mobility Grade: 3 - Although the hotel does not have a lift, there are many ground floor. However, there are a number of steps throughout the hotel, including a step in the bedrooms. 6 Nights

Sun 9 - Sat 15 May 2021

IRELAND

Departs 7.00am

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£879

Returns 6.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £136 | Holiday Insurance: £60.50 This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Even though passports are not needed to travel to Ireland, ferry companies request passengers to carry some form of PHOTO ID, which may be required for inspection.

Killarney Lakes

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KILLARNEY & THE RING OF KERRY Including a 2 Night Dublin Stay

7 Nights From: £959 Killarney

Experience the rich cultural traditions of the vibrant city of Dublin before travelling across the country to Killarney and the Ring of Kerry - a land of constantly changing colours, magnificent landscapes, rugged mountains, imposing valleys, lush green fields, deep blue lakes and long sandy beaches.

Holiday Itinerary

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ Return Irish Ferry crossings ✓ 7 nights half board ✓ A visit to the Irish National Stud & the Japanese Gardens ✓ Guided tours of Dublin, the ‘Ring of Kerry’ and the Dingle Peninsula ✓ A visit to the Queenstown Story. ✘ Not included: All lunches

Muckross House. The day is all yours! Wednesday Join us for a guided tour of the stunning Dingle Peninsula. Travelling through ‘Ryan’s Daughter Country’, we’ll see the wild and beautiful natural scenery as we make our way to the fishing village of Dingle. Thursday Departing Killarney, we travel to Cobh, where we visit the Queenstown Story. Here, we can retrace the steps of the 2 ½ million Irish people who emigrated from Ireland via Cobh on coffin ships, early steamers and finally on the great ocean liners. In fact Cobh was the last port of call for the ill-fated Titanic. Later, we drive to Waterford for our overnight accommodation at the 3-star Dooley’s Hotel. Friday Breakfast today is included on board our return Irish Ferries sailing back to Pembroke where upon arrival we continue homeward.

Friday To Holyhead for our crossing to Dublin, then on to the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan (4-Star) for our 2-night stay. Saturday After breakfast we travel into central Dublin where we meet our city guide for a morning tour of Ireland’s great capital. The afternoon is free for individual sightseeing. Sunday Departing our hotel we visit the Irish National Stud at Kildare, home to some of Ireland’s most revered thoroughbreds and the adjacent Japanese Gardens. Later we continue via Adare, Ireland’s ‘prettiest village’, with its delightful thatched cottages before arriving in Killarney for our 4-night stay. Monday Discover the secrets of the Ring of Kerry, as our guided tour takes us via Killorglin; famed for its annual Puck Fair, to Glenbeigh, with its Bog Village. We continue around the Iveragh Peninsula, ascending Peakeen Mountain, around Moll’s Gap and Ladies View before finally descending back into Killarney, along the glittering shores of Lough Leane. Tuesday A day at leisure. Why not enjoy a scenic lake cruise or a jaunting cart ride? Or you may wish to visit

✓ Popular Favourite

Your Holiday Hotel

Killarney Plaza Hotel Killarney

7 Nights

Fri 1 - Fri 8 October 2021 Departs 7.30am

£959

Returns 6.00pm Dublin

Supplements Single Room: £201 | Holiday Insurance: £60.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour.

Even though passports are not needed to travel to Ireland, ferry companies request passengers to carry some form of PHOTO ID, which may be required for inspection.

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IRELAND

This stylish hotel is in the centre of Killarney, adjacent to the National Park, and offers excellent facilities including Restaurant, Piano Bar, Leisure facilities include an indoor pool, sauna & spa bath. Mobility Grade: 4 – Locality: Flat. Hotel: Lift to all floors.

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OUTSTANDING NORTHERN IRELAND Belfast, the Antrim Coast & so much more

6 Nights From: £945 Giants Causeway Coastline

Holiday Itinerary

Hillsborough Castle

© Visit Belfast

Sunday We journey to Holyhead in North Wales for our afternoon sailing to Ireland and continue to our overnight stay at the Trim Castle Hotel, Co Meath (4-Star rated). Monday We journey north to Newry. Then following the Mountains of Mourne Coastal Route we drive along the shores of Carlingford Lough to Kilheel. We continue via Downpatrick, the last resting place of St Patrick before arriving at the Stormont Hotel for our 4-night stay. Tuesday This morning a local coach and Belfast City guide meets us at our hotel for a morning guided tour of Belfast. In the afternoon we visit Titanic Belfast, the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience. This iconic six-floor building explores the sights, sounds, smells and stories of the Titanic, which brings history to life in an unforgettable way. Wednesday This morning we drive pausing to view the ‘Dark Hedges’, a romantic, atmospheric, tunnel-like avenue of intertwined beech trees, planted in the 18th-century. Today they are instantly recognisable to fans of the popular TV series ‘Game of Thrones’, as the Kings Road! We continue to the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Experience, returning along the spectacular Antrim coast with its vertical cliffs, glens and mountain scenery. (Small separate charge for those requiring to use the Translink Shuttle bus from the Visitors Centre to view the Causeway). Thursday Today we visit Hillsborough Castle, one of the most beautiful, and interesting historic properties in Northern Ireland and the official residence of the Royal Family when they are in Northern Ireland. We include a guided tour of this magnificent Georgian Mansion and an opportunity to explore the beautiful gardens. (Our visit includes tea and scones). Friday We return south to Dublin before continuing to our final nights stay at the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Co Dublin (4-Star Rated). Saturday Breakfast today is included on board our return Irish Ferries sailing to Holyhead then we continue homeward.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door service ✓ Our Own Courier Service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ Return Sea crossings from Holyhead to Dublin ✓ 6 nights half board ✓ Guided Tour of Belfast & entrance to Titanic Belfast ✓ Entrance to the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Experience (NT) ✓ Guided tour of Hillsborough Castle with tea/scones. ✘ Not included: All lunches © Flickr - David in Lisburn

Northern Ireland’s beauty is intertwined with tragic history & rich culture - the wild craggy mountains, magical lakes & sweeping coastline have remained unspoilt by the passage of time.

Your Holiday Hotel Stormont Hotel Belfast

Located 5 miles from the centre of Belfast, opposite Stormont Parliament Buildings in a leafy, residential area. Bar, lounge. Mobility Grade: 3 – Location & hotel are all reasonably level and accessible. 2 lifts serve 3 floors, however there are limited ground floor rooms available.

6 Nights

Sun 27 June - Sat 3 July 2021

IRELAND

Departs 7.30am

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£945

Returns 5.30pm

Supplements Single Room: £158 | Holiday Insurance: £32.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Even though passports are not needed to travel to Ireland, ferry companies request passengers to carry some form of PHOTO ID, which may be required for inspection. The Dark Hedges

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REGENCY SIDMOUTH West Country ‘Rail & Sail’

4 or 5 Nights From: £549

Sidmouth

We are delighted to be returning to the lovely East Devon resort of Sidmouth and the excellent Royal York & Faulkner Hotel. The timeless holiday resort of Sidmouth offers beautiful gardens, leisurely walks, Regency history and fine hotels, clean beaches and friendly shops all nestling beneath the majestic red cliff s and the green hills of the glorious Sid Valley.

5 Night Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 A leisurely journey to Sidmouth with a convenient lunch stop en-route. Day 2 We drive to Exmouth where we include a leisurely river cruise. The Exe is a feeding ground for seals so keep a watchful eye open as we sail through the calm sheltered waters of the Exe. With live commentary this cruise will give you a full insight into the history and scenic splendour of the area including the resident and visiting wildlife. Day 3 A scenic drive today as we make our way to beautiful and inspirational Buckfast Abbey, located on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. We continue to Buckfastleigh where we enjoy a return train journey on the South Devon Railway. Following the River Dart our journey takes us through the beautiful Devon Hills and beautiful unspoilt countryside. Day 4 A free day to relax and enjoy this charming and elegant resort. Day 5 We spend the day in Exeter - the regional capital for culture, leisure and shopping. With over 2000 years of history, there are some fascinating attractions, including the magnificent Cathedral, the unique Underground Passages and the world class Royal Albert Memorial Museum. Historically a major port, the city’s quayside area is now focused towards leisure, with a number of cafes and restaurants and the city also boasts an abundance of shops. Day 6 We travel home with a convenient lunch stop en-route.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ 4 or 5 nights half board ✓ Exe River Cruise ✓ Entrance to Buckfast Abbey ✓ Return train ride on the South Devon Railway ✘ Not included: All lunches

4 Night Holiday Itinerary As above but without Day 5.

Exmouth

ENGLAND - SOUTH WEST

Your Holiday Hotel

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The Royal York & Faulkner Hotel Sidmouth A popular, well appointed, family owned and run hotel, in the centre of the Esplanade, overlooking the sea and adjacent to the town centre. Restaurant, Two Bars, Three comfortable lounges, Hydrotherapy Pool (extra charge). Mobility Grade: 5 – Resort: generally level. Hotel: On the level with a few steps to some public rooms and a lift to all floors.

Tue 13 - Sat 17 April 2021

Relaxed Traveller

4 Nights

Sat 26 June - Thu 1 July 2021

Relaxed Traveller

5 Nights

£779

Fri 27 Aug - Wed 1 Sep 2021

Relaxed Traveller

5 Nights

£769

Departs 10.30am

£549

Returns 4.30pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil Holiday Insurance: £28 (Apr 4 Nt) £30.50 (June/Aug 5 Nt) (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

Exeter

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LANDSCAPES OF THE DORDOGNE Secrets of Hidden France

8 Nights From: £1249 Beynac

This tour has become something of a perennial favourite - The Dordogne is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt regions of France, where a plethora of magnificent landscapes awaits you: massive cliff s, meandering rivers lined with honeycoloured medieval villages.

Holiday Itinerary

Saturday We cross the channel to France then on to the Novotel Chartres for our overnight stay. Sunday Heading south, we call at the ‘ghost’ town of Oradour-sur-Glane, which has been left untouched as a forever silent monument, since 1944 when the Nazis executed over 600 inhabitants and set fire to the town. Stroll the empty streets, see the old burnt out cars, visit the museum and watch the 12-minute film – a very thought-provoking experience. We continue in the afternoon to Le Bugue for 6-nights. Monday We drive to the beautiful old Roman city of Périgueux, capital of the region. Enjoy a guided walking tour of this beautiful town with its wonderful architecture and wealth of historic sites. The afternoon is free for individual pursuits. Tuesday We enjoy an extended half-day excursion to Chateau de Monbazillac. Situated at the heart of the prestigious Monbazillac Vineyards, we enjoy a guided tour and wine tasting. Wednesday A day to relax and unwind in Le Bugue. Thursday We meet our local guide in Beynac before

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ Return ferry crossing from Dover/ Calais ✓ 8 nights half board ✓ Entrance to Oradour-sur-Glane ✓ Guided tour of Périgueux ✓ Wine tasting at Monbazillac ✓ Guided excursions of Sarlat la Canéda/ Rocamadour & Beynac/La Roque Gageac ✓ Dordogne river cruise & ‘little train’ ride to Domme. ✘ Not included: All lunches

enjoying a cruise on a sailing barge to discover ten centuries of the Dordogne Valley and its fabulous history. We continue to La Roque Gageac, where you can discover the exotic gardens of this spectacular cliffside village before taking a trip on the “little train” up to the 13th century village of Domme to enjoy lovely panoramic views of the river as it winds its way through the beautiful valley. Friday A full days guided excursion, first to Sarlat-la-Canéda, where we explore the maze of narrow lanes and winding medieval cobble stone streets. We then proceed to Rocamadour, a town built on narrow ledges above an almost sheer cliff. Saturday We depart Le Bugue and travel to the Novotel Chartres to our overnight hotel. Sunday We return to Calais where we board our ferry to Dover, arriving home during the evening.

Your Holiday Hotel Hotel Royal Vezere Le Bugue

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A charming 3-star hotel which overlooks the river in the centre of Le Bugue. Restaurant, bar, restaurant, rooftop outdoor swimming pool and terrace. Mobility Grade: 4 Location has some slopes and steps. Hotel is fairly level with a lift.

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8 Nights

Sat 18 - Sun 26 September 2021 Departs 5.30am

£1249

Returns 9.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £206 | Holiday Insurance: £62.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Passports are required for this tour

Chateau de Monbazillac

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THE BULBFIELDS OF HOLLAND

4 Nights From: £659 Zaanse Schans

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 To Dover for the ferry to Calais then across Belgium and into Holland, arriving at our hotel in time for dinner. Day 2 Today we travel to award-winning Keukenhof Gardens, showpiece of the Dutch bulb industry with some 80 acres of colourful floral displays. In the afternoon, there is free time to explore or maybe take a ride on one of the ‘whisper boats’, which are almost silent as they sail through the beautiful bulb landscape. Day 3 A full day to explore the unique city of Amsterdam with its famous tree-lined canals and preserved 17th century gabled houses. We include a 1-hour canal cruise, followed by some free leisure time to explore this fascinating city. Day 4 Today we take a fascinating visit through the colourful windmills of Zaanse Schans. Zaanse Schans is full of traditional green timbered houses and warehouses which perfectly embody the picture-perfect landscapes for which Holland is known. This is a free admission where we can discover local specialities including a cheese farm, wooden shoe workshops, pewter foundry and a bakery museum.(Other attractions may include a separate admission which is down to the individuals discretion and payable direct on the day). Also there is free time to discover the delightful coastal resort town of Volendam. Day 5 Leaving our hotel we make our way back to Calais and our ferry to Dover and home.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ Return Dover to Calais ferry crossing ✓ 4 nights dinner, bed & buffet breakfast ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Admission to Keukenhof Gardens ✓ Amsterdam Canal Cruise. ✘ Not included: All lunches

©Flickr - Bert Knottenbeld

Situated in Lisse, Keukenhof is the most outstanding spring attraction of the Netherlands. A riot of colour, no experience can match this spectacular and unforgettable display, with some six million tulips, narcissi, daffodils, hyacinths, shrubs, ponds & fountains.

Keukenhof Gardens

Your Holiday Hotel Van der Valk Hotel Leusden

Thu 8 - Mon 12 April 2021

4 Nights

£659

Thu 15 - Mon 19 April 2021

4 Nights

£659

Wed 28 April - Sun 2 May 2021

4 Nights

£659

Departs 5.30am

Returns 9.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £132 | Holiday Insurance: £46 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Passports are required for this tour.

Amsterdam

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Situated on the foothills of the Utrecht Hill Ridge in the green heart of Holland, between Amersfoort and Utrecht. All rooms equipped with modern facilities. Restaurant, Grand café, large terrace. Solarium, Souvenir Shop. Mobility Grade: 4. Location is level. Hotel is level and has a lift to all floors.

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VALKENBURG & THE THREE COUNTRIES

GRAND DUCHY OF LUXEMBOURG & The Mosel

4 Nights From: £598

4 Nights From: £649 Vianden Castle

Valkenburg

The popular town of Valkenburg aan de Geul is in Holland’s South Limburg region, surrounded by beautiful undulating scenery and pretty villages. The wonderful old cites of Aachen and Maastricht are only a short drive away and time should be set aside to explore Valkenburg itself. We include superior rooms at the Hotel Walram, a steam train journey and a full day local guide.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom ✓ Return Dover to Calais ferry crossing ✓ 4 nights dinner, bed & buffet breakfast ✓ Superior Bedrooms ✓ ‘Three Countries’ local Guide ✓ Nostalgic train journey. ✘ Not included: All lunches

The small town of Vianden has a picturesque location on the River Our, set amidst magnificent Luxembourg scenery, close to the border with Germany. Vianden houses many great buildings including a feudal manor, a former Trinitarian church and cloister and a rural art museum.

Holiday Itinerary

Holiday Itinerary

Monday A short Channel crossing to France, through Belgium and then on to Valkenburg, Holland for our 4-night stay. Tuesday A morning at leisure to explore Valkenburg. In the afternoon travel to Maastricht, capital of Limburg. This beautiful old city lies on the River Meuse and has a wealth of historic buildings, stylish shops and fine South Limburg Steam Railway bars and restaurants. Wednesday Today enjoy a guided sightseeing tour stopping first at the 3 Countries viewpoint and then continuing via the Margraten US War Cemetery to beautiful Aachen. Thursday This morning take a journey on the South Limburg Steam Railway on the “Million Line” which gained its nickname from the huge cost of its construction. Enjoy the great views and return to Valkenburg with the rest of the day at leisure. Friday Homeward bound, pausing en-route in beautiful Gent, before returning during the evening.

Monday To Dover for the ferry to Calais then across through the scenic Ardennes to Luxembourg for our 4-night stay. Tuesday An excursion to Grevenmacher on the River Mosel. Set in splendid scenery, Grevenmacher is an important wine-growing centre. We visit a local wine-growing centre where you will be able to sample the local produce. From here we continue to Trier – the oldest Trier city in Germany. Once the regional Roman capital, it offers a host of well-preserved reminders of bygone days with its amphitheatre and thermal baths. Wednesday Enjoy a morning guided walking tour of Vianden with entrance to the Castle included. Thursday A day excursion to Luxembourg City including a morning guided tour followed by free time in the afternoon. Friday Our final Breakfast and then our departure back to Calais for the return crossing and back to the West Midlands. Your Holiday Hotel Hotel Belle Vue Vianden

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Hotel Walram Valkenburg

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A 3 star superior hotel situated beside the river in the centre of Valkenburg close to the cafés, bars and restaurants. We have selected superior rooms for all of our guests. The hotel has a cosy bar, a restaurant and indoor heated swimming pool. Mobility Grade – 3 Locality: Generally level. Hotel: Level entrance with isolated steps throughout. There is a lift to all floors. Mon 11 - Fri 15 October 2021 Departs 5.30am

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ Return Dover to Calais ferry crossing ✓ 4 nights dinner, bed & buffet breakfast ✓ 2 Nights musical entertainment ✓ Outlined excursions ✓ Wine Tasting in Grevenmacher ✓ Guided walking tour of Vianden, entrance to the castle ✓ Guided tour of Luxembourg. ✘ Not included: All lunches

4 Nights Returns 9.00pm

£598

This modern 3 star hotel is well situated within an easy walk of the town centre and enjoys views of the castle from many of the rooms and the terrace. The extensive Buffet Breakfast is served in the brightly lit breakfast room and in the evening there is a 3 course evening meal. Facilities in the hotel include a heated indoor swimming pool, a welcoming bar and a large sun terrace. Mobility Grade: 3. Location is level with isolated steps throughout. The lift serves 3 of the hotel’s 4 floors. Mon 15 - Fri 19 November 2021

Singles Galore

Departs 5.00am

4 Nights

£649

Returns 9.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £68 | Holiday Insurance: £48.50

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Luxury Room/Balcony: £40 | Holiday Insurance: £48.50

This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Passports are required for this tour.

This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Passports are required for this tour.

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THE AUSTRIAN TYROL

Mayrhofen - Innsbruck - Lake Achensee - Rattenberg

7 Nights From: £1029 Innsbruck

The Tyrol region’s stunning scenery, waterfalls and majestic snow-capped peaks are legendary. Based in Mayrhofen in the heart of the Ziller Valley, our action packed tour features a choice of super excursions including the Achensee Steam Railway and a boat trip on Lake Achensee and a visit to the Tyrolean capital: Innsbruck .

Holiday Itinerary

Sunday Crossing the channel, we head to Metz, for our overnight stay. Monday Travelling into Germany we pass Munich before arriving at our hotel in Mayrhofen for our 5-night stay. Tuesday A day at leisure to relax in your scenic surroundings at your own pace. Wednesday Today we visit Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol surrounded by the high Alps and divided by the Inn River. The Old Town is magnificent with highlights such as the famous Golden Roof, the Maria Theresia Street, the Wilten Basilica and St James Cathedral. Our guided tour introduces you to the city before enjoying free time at leisure. Thursday To the Inn Valley this morning and to Jenbach to board the original Achenseebahn Cog Railway, dating back to 1889. The train winds its way through the valley to the shores of Lake Achensee. We then board our coach for the short journey to the lakeside resort of Pertisau and enjoy free time for lunch. Later, we board our boat for a scenic one-way cruise to the north of the lake before returning to our hotel. Friday Today visit Rattenberg, the oldest and smallest town in the Tyrol, known today as the Tyrolean home of glass and crystal. We include a guided tour of the Kisslinger Glass Showroom to see the artisans at work before we continue on a circular tour of the Kitzbühel Alps pausing at the famous ski resort of Kitzbühel. Saturday After breakfast we commence our journey home travelling through to northern France for our overnight stay. Sunday To Calais and homeward bound.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ Return ferry crossing from Dover/ Calais ✓ 2 Nights Half Board in Northern France ✓ 5 Nights Half Board at the Neue Post Hotel, Mayrhofen ✓ Guided tour of Innsbruck ✓ Achenseebahn Cog Railway & Achen Lake Cruise ✓ Tour of the Kisslinger Glass Showrooms. ✘ Not included: All lunches

Neue Post Hotel

Your Holiday Hotel Neue Post Hotel Mayrhofen

7 Nights

Sun 3 - Sun 10 October 2021 Departs 5.30am

£1029

Returns 9.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £47 | Holiday Insurance: £60.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Passports are required for this tour. Lake Achensee

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A traditional 4-star Austrian Hotel situated in the centre of Mayrhofen. Facilities include a Restaurant, Café, Lounge Areas, Roof-top terrace, Fitness Centre, Indoor Swimming Pool and Bar with regular live music and dancing. All 100 Bedrooms have Private Facilities, Radio, Telephone and are served by a Passenger Lift.

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LAKE MOLVENO Italy’s Hidden Gem

9 Nights From: £1289 Lake Molveno

Nestling at the heart of the Brenta Dolomites is the almost unknown gem of Lake Molveno. Enjoying a sheltered location the charming lakeside town of Molveno has shops, cafes and restaurants as well as a lakeside promenade and gardens. It is a great alternative to the busier Italian Lakes and is a superb base from which to explore.

Holiday Itinerary

Saturday Channel crossing to France then on to the Mercure Hotel Forbach for dinner and our overnight stay. Sunday We continue south through Germany passing Lake Constance through to our overnight hotel in Feldkirch, Austria – The Weisses Kreuz (White Cross) Hotel. Monday We travel through Austria, crossing the Brenner Pass to Italy and then on to Molveno for our 5 night stay. Tuesday A day to relax. The hotel is only a short walk from the town centre and lakeside. Enjoy the simple pleasures of the Trentino landscape and cuisine. Wednesday A scenic round trip excursion to view the magnificent Dolomites. We drive to Madonna di Campiglio and marvel at the spectacular views of the Brenta Peaks. We return via Cles and the Val di Non with a short diversion to Lake Tovel en-route. Thursday We drive north to the beautiful spa city of Merano. Spend the morning strolling through the vibrant centre and perhaps take the chair lift and

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ Return Dover-Calais Ferry Crossing ✓ 1st & 9th nights overnight dinner, bed & breakfast at the Mercure Hotel, Forbach, France ✓ 2nd Night – DBB at the Weisses Kreuz Hotel Feldkirch, Austria ✓ 3rd to 7th nights – 5 Nts half board in Molveno with a welcome drink on arrival, buffet breakfasts, 4 nights 3 course dinners with choice from night 2, 1 Trentino dinner ✓ 8th Night – DBB at the Hotel Grauer Baer, Innsbruck, Austria ✓ Outlined excursions with Wine Tasting at the Kellerei Kaltern-Caldaro Wine Cellars ✘ Not included: All lunches

admire the scenic views. In the afternoon we return through the Adige Valley’s famous wine route and include wine tasting at the Kellerei Kaltern-Caldaro wine cellars. Friday A full day excursion travelling through the Brenta Nature Park to Riva del Garda on the northern shores of Lake Garda. Here, we can spend time in the beautiful old piazza surrounded by cafes and bars with lovely lakeside views before returning to Molveno via Sarce. Saturday Departing Italy we travel over the Brenner Pass to Innsbruck in Austria, where we arrive in time for dinner at the Hotel Grauer Baer. Sunday We retrace our steps to Forbach in France, for our final nights stay. Monday After breakfast, we drive to Calais and our ferry homeward.

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Hotel du Lac Molveno

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A charming and inviting 3-star superior hotel in traditional Trentino and Austrian chalet style. Overlooking the lake it has a lovely garden and terrace, restaurant, outdoor heated swimming pool and a cosy bar and lounge. Mobility Grade – 4 Locality: Generally level. Hotel: Level entrance & lift to all floors.

9 Nights

Sat 5 - Mon 14 June 2021 Departs 5.30am

£1289

Returns 9.00pm

Supplements Single Room: £148 | Holiday Insurance: £64 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Passports are required for this tour

Lake Garda

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SUN-KISSED SARDINIA

7 Nights From: £1698 Bosa

Enjoy a relaxing week in one of Sardinia’s loveliest coastal resorts. Out and about you’ ll learn about traditional coral fishing and discover the charming ‘painted’ town of Tinnura and medieval Bosa. Staying put, your hotel boasts its own beach, so you won’ t have to stray far to enjoy the sea and sand.

Holiday Itinerary

Tuesday You’ll fly to Sardinia today. On arrival, we’ll transfer you to your hotel, where you can get to know your travelling companions over a welcome drink before dinner. During your stay we include one evening transfer into the centre of the town, where you can enjoy a stroll and shop for souvenirs, or stroll around the walled Old Town. You can even take a seat at a pavement café and watch the sun set over its ancient sandstone ramparts. (D) Wednesday Today join your Tour Manager and Local Guide on a tour of Alghero. The town is known for the deep-red coral found off the nearby Riviera del Corallo coast. It is one of the few places where coral fishing is allowed, though strictly regulated. We’ll visit a coral factory to see how it is crafted into pieces of jewellery. (B, L, D) Thursday We include an excursion to the archaeological site of Nuraghe Palmavera today, which we will explore in the company of a Local Guide. The site dates back as far as 15th century BC and there’s a host of ruins to explore. We then visit the Wine Resort of Azienda Agricola for a guided tour of the vineyard and olive-groves, before sampling four wines accompanied by local produce including cold meats, cheeses, bread and olive oil. The afternoon is free to further explore at your leisure or perhaps head to the beach. (B, L, D) Friday A day at leisure in Alghero, or join our optional excursion to the fascinating island of Asinara. The whole

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service & Airport Transfers ✓ Return flights & airport taxes from Luton to Olbia ✓ 7 nights’ accommodation – All rooms are for Single Occupancy ✓ 21 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners & a welcome drink ✓ Services of your ‘Just You’ Tour Manager and specialist local guides ✓ Overseas transfers & transportation ✓ Airport representation on outward journey ✓ Coral Factory Visit ✓ Nuraghe Palmavera ✓ Vineyard Experience & local food tasting ✓ Evening transfer to Alghero centre to explore at leisure. Optional Excursion Experiences: Tinnura, Bosa & River Cruise (£49), 4 x 4 Asinara Marine Reserve Island adventure (£99), Dolphin Cruise (£70), Neptune Grotto (£60).

island is a National Park and protected marine area, home to several endangered species including the popular albino donkey. Discover this untouched landscape by 4X4 vehicle, with stops including an old prison and village. (B, L, D) Saturday Alghero is one of Sardinia’s prettiest coastal resorts, and today has been left free for you to explore. There is an optional morning excursion - a cruise in the search of dolphins. There is also an optional afternoon tour to Neptune’s Grotto, a large marine cave that was discovered by fishermen in the 18th century. Formed about two million years ago, there are rooms with astounding karst formations, a white sandy beach and a huge underground lake - a captivating gem of the Mediterranean. (B, L, D) Sunday An optional excursion to the little town of Tinnura, where many of the buildings are covered in huge murals depicting everyday life. Next we visit the picturesque town of Bosa, whose attractive old quarter is home to medieval streets, stone staircases and houses painted in bright colours. From here we’ll enjoy a relaxing river cruise before free time for lunch. We’ll return to the hotel for an afternoon at leisure. (B, L, D) Monday Spend today enjoying the facilities at your hotel. (B, L, D) Tuesday Today we’ll transfer to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B, L)

Your Holiday Hotel Hotel Porto Conte Alghero

7 Nights

Tue 21 - Tue 28 September 2021 Departs 8.45am

£1698

Returns 9.00pm

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Sea View: £95 | Holiday Insurance: £60.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Passports are required for this tour A Deposit of £250 pp is required for this tour 11451

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Alghero

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Boasting a lovely beachfront position and a peaceful atmosphere, your hotel, just outside Alghero, features facilities including a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, private beach with sun loungers and parasols, tennis court, mini golf and table tennis. Guest rooms have a balcony.

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FAIRYTALE CASTLES & RAILWAYS OF TRANSYLVANIA

10 Nights From: £1598 Bran Castle

Join us on an exciting journey taking us by coach and rail into the heart of Transylvania. Venture into the wilderness aboard historic steam trains and explore timeless rural landscapes for a gentler glimpse into the ancient Romanian way of life. Surrounded by breathtaking nature, Transylvania’s fairytale castles lend an aura of legend and mystery to this magical tour.

Holiday Itinerary

Tuesday To Heathrow and our flight to Bucharest, where we meet our local guide and transfer to our hotel. This evening’s dinner will be served in a local restaurant and includes wine & traditional entertainment. Wednesday After breakfast we transfer by coach to Calimanesti and board the train for the first of our rail journeys. Relax and enjoy the views of the Carpathian Mountains as the train heads to Sibiu. On arrival we visit Sibiu’s Steam Train Museum, before continuing to our hotel for dinner. Thursday We’ll enjoy a guided walking tour. Tonight, dinner is in the village of Sibiel. Friday Once the residence of Hungarian Kings, Hunyadi Castle is often called one of the ‘Seven Wonders of Romania’ and was built in a Renaissance-Gothic style. We journey via Alba Lulia to Turda where we visit one of the world’s oldest salt mines. Tonight’s dinner is served in our hotel in Cluj-Napoca. Saturday Cluj-Napoca was the former capital of Transylvania. Today, our guided walking tour takes in the two main squares where we’ll see both the Catholic and Orthodox Cathedrals. We continue to the small village of Sapanta where we visit the ‘Merry Cemetery’. Tonight, we’ll enjoy a special candlelight dinner on board the Carpathia Express Train Restaurant at Mocanita Train Station before an overnight stay in Viseul de Sus. Sunday Today we board a narrow-gauge steam train for a journey on the last remaining forestry railway in Europe. The Vaser Valley line winds its way through a fascinating wilderness native to both wolves and bears. We’ll enjoy a barbecue lunch before visiting the wooden churches of Barsana and Bogdan Voda. Tonight, we stay in Bistrita

with dinner served in our hotel. Monday This morning we visit Moldovita Monastery and enjoy a leisurely ride through gorgeous mountain scenery on the newly restored, narrow-gauge steam train that runs alongside the Moldovita River. After lunch visit Voronet Monastery, also known as the ‘Sistine Chapel of the East’ for its magnificent fresco ‘The Last Judgement’. This evening’s dinner is served in our hotel. Tuesday Enjoy a guided tour of Targu Mures before continuing to Sighisoara a town founded by Transylvanian Saxons in the 12th century. After seeing the birthplace of Count Dracula and the Church on the Hill we’ll board a local train to Brasov. Dinner is served in our hotel this evening. Wednesday This morning visit Brasov, where we explore its beautiful centre on foot before driving to Bran and visit the castle widely known as being the place where Bram Stoker’s fictional creation Count Dracula is set. Built by the German Saxons in the 14th century, the castle became a royal residence in 1920. Dinner is served in Bran Castle Tea House. Thursday We travel by rail to the mountain resort of Sinaia alighting at the Royal Train Station, which is also a stop for the famous Orient Express. We visit Peles Castle – a masterpiece of German new-Renaissance architecture and undoubtedly one of the most stunning castles in Europe. In the afternoon we continue by coach to Bucharest. At a local restaurant in the Old Town we’ll enjoy a farewell dinner with entertainment and a glass of wine to toast our holiday. Friday After breakfast we include one final visit to Parliament Palace, before we transfer to Bucharest Airport for our return flight home.

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Your Holiday Hotels

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During your time in Romania you will stay in handpicked, quality, three- and four-star hotels. All hotels have en suite rooms, a restaurant & bar. Hotels include: Bucharest, 4 star Hotel Mercure Unirii – 2 nts Sibiu, 4 star Hotel Golden Tulip – 2 nts Cluj-Napoca, 4 star Hotel Golden Tulip Ana Dome Cluj – 1 nt Viseul de Sus, 3 star Hotel Gabriela – 1 nt Bistrita, 4 star Hotel Metropolis – 2 nts Brasov, 4 star Hotel Kronwell – 2 nts.

10 Nights

Tue 7 - Fri 17 September 2021 Departs 6.00am

£1598

Returns Midnight

Supplements Single Room: £350 | Holiday Insurance: £67.50 All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Passports are required for this tour. A Deposit of £275 pp is required for this tour 11451

Your Flights Outward journey: Departs London Heathrow 11.40 Arrives Bucharest 17.00 Return journey: Departs Bucharest 17.55 Arrives London Heathrow 19.20 (Flight Times subject to final confirmation & may change slightly)

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Coach transfers to Heathrow Airport ✓ Return flights & airport taxes from Heathrow to Bucharest ✓ Connecting rail & coach journeys ✓ 10 nights’ bed & breakfast accommodation ✓ 5 dinners in restaurants including one on the famous Carpathia Express train and one at Bran Castle and one lunch in Moldovita ✓ Services of an experienced local guide and Tour Manager Your rail journeys: ✓ Steam train ride through the Vaser Valley including a barbecue lunch ✓ Steam train journey on the Mocanita to Moldovita and a visit to Moldovita Monastery Plus, the following tours & experiences: ✓ Entrance to the fascinating Sibiu Steam Train Museum ✓ Entrance to the fairytale castles of Hunyadi and Peles and the fascinating Turda Salt Mine ✓ Walking tours of Sibiu’s Old Town, Cluj-Napoca, Sighisoara, Brasov and a visit to Parliament Palace ✓ Visits to the Merry Cemetery of Sapanta and Voronet Monastery ✓ Entrance to the setting of Bram Stoker’s Dracula ‘Bran Castle’.

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CLASSICAL RHINE RIVER CRUISE

8 Nights From: £1996 Cologne

From The Netherlands to Switzerland, we cruise along one of the most important and attractive rivers in Europe. Delight in the panorama of the myth-enshrouded Middle Rhine Valley, take a detour along the romantic Moselle and explore some of the pretty towns along the way.

Holiday Itinerary

Thursday We make our way to Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais. Then across France, through Belgium and into Amsterdam to board the Amadeus Cara. Tonight, enjoy a welcome cocktail before dinner. Friday After a restful night on board, we set sail and discover the beauty of the Dutch waterways as our ship glides towards Hoorn. Alternatively, join an optional excursion to Amsterdam before rejoining the ship in Hoorn. The afternoon is spent cruising to Ijsselmeer. Saturday After a morning cruising, we arrive in the vibrant city of Cologne, with its rich cultural history, historic Old Town and many world-famous sights, including the wonderful cathedral. There is an optional walking tour to get some historic insight into the city. In the evening, our ship continues to take us south. Sunday Today we detour onto the Moselle River to the little town of Cochem, where the magnificent castle dominates the landscape. There is an optional tour with wine tasting or you could simply stroll through the narrow streets among half-timbered houses soaking up the atmosphere. This evening we set off towards Koblenz.

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Services of Woods Tour Escort ✓ Luxury Coach Travel from the UK on a Woods Travel Coach ✓ Return ferry crossing from Dover/ Calais ✓ Half-board accommodation in Saarbrucken ✓ Gourmet Dining Amadeus Cara (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Midnight Snack) ✓ Drinks Package On-board ✓ 24Hour Coffee/Tea Station ✓ Entertainment On-board ✓ Strasbourg Guided Tour ✘ Not included: All other meals & Optional On-board excursions.

Monday This morning we arrive in Koblenz, one of Germany’s oldest and most beautiful towns, where you can explore at leisure, or join an optional guided walking tour. Spend this afternoon on deck as we cruise along the most beautiful section of the river – the legendary Upper Middle Rhine Valley. Late afternoon we arrive in Rüdesheim, a town well known for its wine making. There is an optional walking tour to the Mechanical Music Museum. Tuesday After breakfast, explore Mannheim, or join an optional excursion to Heidelberg. This afternoon’s visit is to the RhinelandPalatinate town of Speyer, where there is an optional guided walking tour of the historic centre. This evening the Captain invites you to a Gala Dinner, full of wonderful regional dishes. Wednesday We cruise into the Alsace region of France and reach Strasbourg, where we have an included guided coach tour of this wonderful city’s sights. After lunch on board, take in the beauty of the romantic Rhine as we move towards Switzerland. Thursday We disembark after breakfast, and travel through Switzerland and into France to our overnight hotel near Reims. Friday We continue our journey northwards. We have an afternoon crossing from Calais to Dover, and then we make our way homeward. Please note: For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, Amadeus and the captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise. Some steps may be necessary to embark/disembark at different stops. Details and prices of optional tours shown in the itinerary will be sent to you closer to the date of departure. *The drinks package is on-board only, and includes free-flow wine, draft beer and soft drinks at lunch and dinner.

Amsterdam

C-4 Cabin (16 m2 / 172 sq. ft.) with panoramic window Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. Cabins with connecting doors are available on request.

8 Nights

Thu 23 Sep - Fri 1 Oct 2021 Departs 5.30am

Returns 9.00pm

(Tour Code: E21141) Supplements Sole Use Cabin: Price on Request Holiday Insurance £62.50 (All prices are per person & are for the entire tour) Passports are required for this tour This Tour is operated in conjunction with our tour partners: ‘Woods Travel’ of Bognor Regis

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£1996

RIVER CRUISING

Your River Cruise Ship Amadeus Cara The new Amadeus Cara has cabins split over four decks, most with lower-able panoramic windows which extend across the entire cabin front. The Cara offers a panoramic restaurant, bar/lounge, river terrace, sun deck, fitness room, hair salon, massage room and gift shop. There are spacious deluxe cabins and suites available, and all cabins offer spacious bathrooms, infotainment systems, flat screen TVs, telephone, cabin safe, mini bar and air conditioning which can be individually regulated. There is a lift, but it does not serve the sundeck. Accommodation is based on double occupancy of a ‘Stateroom’ on the lowest deck – Cabin Grade C4

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CRUISE THE DANUBE TO VIENNA & BUDAPEST

7 Nights From: £1229 Budapest

Set sail from the ‘ three rivers city’ of Passau and embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Europe. Cruise along one of Europe’s finest rivers aboard the 4-star rated River Cruise Ship – MS Arena and step ashore to explore fabled towns and cities, including the great capitals of Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.

Holiday Itinerary

Wednesday We fly to Munich and transfer by local coach to Passau, where we board our ship. You can enjoy a relaxing evening on-board as we set sail and cruise towards Melk. Thursday This morning we arrive in the small town of Melk, which lies in the beautiful Wachau valley. Here you can join our optional excursion visiting the Benedictine Abbey. This is one of the most famous monastic houses in Austria and has been occupied by monks for over 900 years. You can relax on-board for the remainder of the day as we cruise to Vienna for an overnight stop. Friday A full day experiencing the delights of Vienna. Grand palaces, baroque castles, magnificent squares and striking monuments are just some of the key features of this beautiful city. In the morning you can join our optional city tour followed by lunch on-board. This afternoon you can take advantage of our optional excursion to Belvedere Palace, a stunning Baroque building made up of two palaces, an orangery and the palace stables. In the early evening we cast off and cruise towards Budapest. Saturday We arrive in Budapest. Enjoy lunch on-board the ship before an optional tour of this fascinating city. Look out for the Royal Palace, Fishermen’s Bastion, the Parliament building, St Stephen’s Basilica, Heroes’ Square and the Chain Bridge. We return to the ship for a relaxing dinner on-board then there’s

the chance to join our optional excursion to experience Budapest by night with a traditional folklore show. Sunday Enjoy a morning in Budapest or join the optional excursion through the sweeping plains of Hungary to Lajosmizse. Here we visit a traditional stud farm and enjoy a tour of the grounds in a horse-drawn carriage, before watching a spectacular live Puszta horse show. We set sail in the afternoon and cruise towards Bratislava. Monday This morning we reach Bratislava with an optional excursion taking in this historic capital city, which is dominated by its castle and unique suspension bridge. Enjoy a walking tour with a local guide and sample ‘Makovka’ which is a sweet white chocolate with poppy seed filling. Lunch is served on-board and the afternoon is free to explore Bratislava at leisure before we enjoy dinner on-board as we cruise towards Dürnstein. Tuesday The town of Dürnstein nestles among Austria’s most famous vineyards and is crowned by the ruins of the castle that once imprisoned Richard the Lionheart. It’s a beautiful place filled with cobbled streets, pretty courtyards and 16th century houses. After some free time we set sail for the final time and cruise towards Passau. Wednesday We disembark this morning and travel by coach to Munich Airport and our flight home.

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✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Coach transfers to Heathrow Airport ✓ Return flights & airport taxes from Heathrow to Munich ✓ Local coach transfers between airport & ship ✓ 7 nights cruising on a FULL BOARD basis ✓ Services of On-Board Cruise Manager.

7 Nights

Single Occupancy

Main Deck Standard

£1229

£1759

Main Deck Superior

£1389

N/A

Upper Deck Superior

£1549

N/A

Departs TBA

Returns TBA

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Holiday Insurance: £60.50

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Optional Excursions (Prices per person & if required, should be booked at the time of booking): Melk Abbey: £28 | Vienna City Tour: £24 | Belvedere Palace: £35 Budapest City Tour £20 | Budapest By Night: £39 | Puszta Horse Show: £40 Bratislava Walking Tour & Chocolate Experience: £24

Budapest

Your River Cruise Ship MS Arena This 4 star ship has all the ingredients for an unforgettable river cruise with comfort, style and unfaltering attention to detail. Panorama restaurant, Ambassador’s lounge/bar, library, sun deck, on-board shop, All cabins on board the MS Arena are spacious and feature outward-facing floor to ceiling panoramic windows with French balconies, air conditioning, TV, telephone, hairdryer and safe.

Pre-bookable Premium Package: £140 per person Arena’s Premium Package is a great way to add a touch of something special to your river cruise experience. This exclusive package is a pre-bookable addition available across all cabin grades, and includes drinks with your meals, 10% off excursions, a welcome basket of fruit on arrival, water delivered to your cabin, a selection of complimentary toiletries and free use of the wellness and fitness suite aboard MS Arena. Passports will be required for this tour. Departure/Return & Flight times – To be confirmed. 11451

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Look What’s Included on All Cruises:

✓ Door to Door Service from your home ✓ Return coach transfers to Port of embarkation ✓ Our own Courier Service (Subject to a minimum of 15 people travelling) ✓ All On-board Gratuities Included ✓ Comfortable rooms and suites with TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning ✓ Tempting cuisine every day throughout your cruise - with five course à la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets and latenight snacks ✓ Self-service tea and coffee at selected venues, morning coffee with biscuits, and afternoon sandwiches and cakes. ✓ In-room sandwiches and snacks. ✓ All evening entertainment, including cabaret shows, live music and dancing. ✓ Captain’s Drinks Party and Gala Buffet. ✓ Use of leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and gym. ✓ A wide choice of on board activities and lectures throughout the day. ✓ All UK port taxes (where collectable in advance). Not included: Drinks & shore excursions. ALL DEPARTURE & RETURN TIMINGS – Still to be advised HOLIDAY INSURANCE - Please contact us for details

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DEPOSITS – A 20% Deposit of the total cruise value is required at the time of booking. All Prices on board are in Sterling - so you don’t have any worries about currency fluctuations

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SHANKLIN & THE ISLE OF WIGHT

4 or 7 Nights From: £559

Shanklin

The popularity of this wonderful, unspoilt isle owes much to its southerly position and mild and sunny climate. Our relaxing itinerary includes many of the highlights of this lovely island.

Holiday Itinerary (7 Night Tour)

gorgeous landscaped gardens this is truly a quintessentially English visitor attraction. Free time at leisure in the afternoon. Thursday At day at leisure in Shanklin. Friday Today we have included a visit to Osborne House (EH) Queen Victoria’s palatial holiday home on the Isle of Wight. We also visit nearby Whippingham Church, where Victoria and Albert were once regular members of the congregation. Saturday We catch our ferry back to the mainland and onwards to the Midlands, arriving home during the early evening.

Saturday The outward journey includes a suitable stop for lunch before sailing to the Isle of Wight, arriving at our hotel in time for dinner. Sunday A leisurely tour of the island. On the west of the island there is spectacular scenery, where sheer cliffs plunge down to the English Channel. We visit Freshwater Bay before reaching Alum Bay, with its colourful sands and famed Needles rocks. Monday Today is free to enjoy your surroundings and explore the lovely resort. Tuesday Today we include a train ride on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Hauled by a vintage steam locomotive we enjoy a special journey back in time. In the afternoon, we continue to the seafront town of Ryde. Wednesday A late morning excursion to the picturepostcard setting of Godshill, where we include entrance to the marvellous Model Village - a 1/10 scale model of Godshill and Shanklin Old Town that nestles in the grounds of the Old Vicarage. Set in nearly two acres of

Holiday Itinerary (4 Night Tour)

Day 1: Travel to the Isle of Wight. Day 2: Island Tour. Day 3: At leisure in Shanklin. Day 4: Whippingham Church & Osborne House. Day 5: We travel homeward.

✓ Popular Favourite

The Brunswick Hotel Shanklin, Isle of Wight

An outstanding family-run hotel in a superb quiet location, directly overlooking the sea. Close to the shops and cliff lift. Restaurant, Lounge/Bar, Lounge, Sauna. Mobility Grade: 3 – Locality: Fairly level. Hotel: A few stairs in public areas.

Sun 28 Mar - Thu 1 Apr 2021

4 Nights

£559

Sat 5 - Sat 12 June 2021

7 Nights

£979

Sat 14 - Sat 21 August 2021

7 Nights

£998

Mon 4 - Fri 8 October 2021

4 Nights

£589

Departs 9.00am (Mar) 9.30am (Jun/Aug) 10.30am (Oct)

Returns 6.00pm (All Dates)

Supplements Single Room: Nil | Holiday Insurance: £28 (Mar) £33.50 (Jun/Aug) £29.50 (Oct) The Luxury Traveller departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller ’ Coach supplement. All prices are per person & are for the entire tour. Reductions available for (EH) English Heritage Members

Godshill

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Your Holiday Hotel

✓ Look What’s Included ✓ Door to Door Service ✓ Our own courier service ✓ Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating or Club Class Extra Legroom Coach ✓ Return ferry ✓ 4 or 7 nights half board ✓ Whippingham Church & Osborne House (EH) ✓ Isle of Wight Steam Railway (7 Night Tours Only) ✓ Godshill Model Village (7 Night Tours Only) ✘ Not included: All lunches

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DELIGHTS OF DEVON & CORNWALL

Cruise Code: M2122 | Sat 28 Aug - Thu 2 Sep 2021 5 Nights from Southampton | Braemar Sailing a short, yet wonderfully relaxing and rewarding journey along England’s beautiful south coast, taking in plenty of highlights along the way, you’re in for a perfect escape from it all. Cruise Highlights: Sat 28 Aug Sun 29 Aug Mon 30 Aug Tue 31 Aug Wed 1 Sep Thu 2 Sep

Southampton Falmouth Falmouth Cruising Isles of Scilly Plymouth Southampton

5 Nights From: £849 Falmouth

LOUGHS, ISLES AND ICONIC SITES OF IRELAND

Cruise Code: M2119 | Tue 3 - Thu 12 Aug 2021 9 Nights from Southampton | Braemar Circumnavigating the ‘Emerald Isle’, taking in scenic and city highlights along the way, makes for an immersion into Ireland’s incredible beauty and rich culture.

9 Nights From: £1,399 Dublin

SCOTTISH LOCHS & ISLES

Cruise Highlights: Tue 3 Aug Thu 5 Aug Thu 5 Aug Fri 6 Aug Fri 6 Aug Fri 6 Aug Fri 6 Aug Fri 6 Aug Fri 6 Aug Sat 7 Aug Sun 8 Aug Sun 8 Aug Sun 8 Aug Sun 8 Aug Sun 8 Aug Mon 9 Aug Tue 10 Aug Thu 12 Aug

Southampton Spike Island Cobh Dunmanus Bay Bantry Bay The Skelligs Inishnabro Tearaght Island Cliffs of Moher Galway Killary Harbour Inishkea Islands Arranmore Tory Island Lough Swilly Belfast, NI Dublin, Ireland Southampton

Cruise Code: S2107 | Fri 23 - Thu 29 Apr 2021 6 Nights from Liverpool | Borealis

Cruise Highlights: Fri 23 Apr Sat 24 Apr Sun 25 Apr Sun 25 Apr Mon 26 Apr Tue 27 Apr Thu 29 Apr

Liverpool, UK Belfast, N. Ireland Cruising Loch Torridon, UK Loch Eriboll, UK Lerwick, Shetland Isles, UK Kirkwall, Orkney Isles, UK Liverpool, UK

6 Nights From: £879 Loch Torridon

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Some of Scotland’s greatest sights and highlights await; north of the border. Enjoy the scenery of Loch Eriboll; and see the rolling hills of Loch Torridon. Ashore in the Shetlands, you could seek out native wildlife such as iconic Shetland Ponies, while your day in the Orkney ’s affords time to uncover UNESCO-listed Neolithic treasures aplenty on tour from Kirkwall. En route to Scotland, there’s a visit to Northern Ireland too; enjoy ample time in Belfast to take in the capital’s highlights.

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NETHERLANDS & BELGIUM CITY BREAK

Cruise Code: M2112 | Fri 28 May - Wed 2 June 2021 5 Nights from Southampton | Braemar A rewarding journey from start to finish, this enriching five-night triple city break offers a wealth of cultural delights and a taste of the Fred. Olsen cruising experience.

Cruise Highlights: Fri 28 May Sat 29 May Sat 29 May Sun 30 May Sun 30 May Mon 31 May Mon 31 May Tue 1 Jun Wed 2 Jun

Southampton Cruising Nieuwe Maas, Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands Cruising North Sea Canal, Netherlands Crusing Western Scheldt River, Belgium Antwerp, Belgium Antwerp, Belgium Southampton

5 Nights From: £745 Amsterdam

RIVERS & CITIES OF FRANCE

Cruise Code: T2117 | Fri 2 - Sun 11 July 2021 9 Nights from Dover | Bolette Take in the scenic and city delights of gorgeous French rivers as Bolette guides you on a mesmerising journey of discovery.

Thu 8 Jul

Thu 8 Jul

Cruise Highlights: Fri 2 Jul Sat 3 Jul Sun 4 Jul Tue 6 Jul Wed 7 Jul

Sat 10 Jul Sun 11 Jul

Dover, UK Cherbourg, France St Malo, France Belle Ile, France Bassens (For Bordeaux) Bassens (For Bordeaux) Cruising Gironde & Garonne Rivers, France Honfleur, France Dover, UK

9 Nights From: £1,459 Bordeaux

RIVERS & CITIES OF FRANCE WITH SEVILLE

Cruise Code: M2123 | Thu 2 - Thu 16 September 2021 14 Nights from Southampton | Braemar

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Experience what makes cruising with Fred. Olsen so special, with unforgettable scenic cruising and cultural city discovery, made possible by Braemar ’s smaller size.

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14 Nights From: £1,999

Cruise Highlights: Thu 2 Sep Southampton, UK Fri 3 Sep Cruising River Seine, France Fri 3 Sep Rouen, France Sat 4 Sep Rouen, France Sat 4 Sep Cruising River Seine, France Mon 6 Sep Cruising Loire Valley, France Mon 6 Sep Nantes, France Tue 7 Sep Nantes, France Thu 9 Sep Vigo, Spain Sat 11 Sep Cruising Guadalquivir River, Spain Sat 11 Sep Seville, Spain Sun 12 Sep Seville, Spain Thu 16 Sep Southampton, UK

Seville

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ISLANDS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

Cruise Code: S2109 | Tue 4 - Sat 22 May 2021 18 Nights from Liverpool | Borealis Sail into the Mediterranean in the spring and succumb to the scenic, historical and cultural charms of sun-bathed Spanish, Italian and French destinations. From sleepy traditional villages and unspoilt beaches to attraction-packed cities and mighty mountain peaks – all this and more awaits you on this enchanting islandhopping adventure. Cruise Highlights:

Tue 4 May Sat 8 May Mon 10 May Tue 11 May Wed 12 May Thu 13 May Thu 13 May Fri 14 May Sun 16 May Mon 17 May Wed 19 May Sat 22 May

Liverpool, UK Cádiz, Spain Mahon (Menorca), Spain Ajaccio, France Cagliari, Sardinia Cruising by Stromboli, Italy Cruise Strait of Messina, Italy Valletta, Malta Palma, Spain Cartagena, Spain Leixões (for Oporto), Portugal Liverpool, UK

18 Nights From: £2,999 Oporto, Portugal

AUTHENTIC CULTURE OF MOROCCO

Cruise Code: S2125 | Tue 2 - Tue 16 November 2021 14 Nights from Liverpool | Borealis Get ready for inspirational, immersive experiences, as small ship Borealis takes you on an unforgettable discovery of Morocco’s many marvels. From fascinating historic sites and magnificent mosques to iconic, medinas, souks and kasbahs, this is a discovery of diverse highlights, and an authentic taste of Moroccan culture. Cruise Highlights: Tue 2 Nov Liverpool, UK Wed 3 Nov Belfast, N. Ireland Sat 6 Nov Cádiz, Spain Sun 7 Nov Tangier, Morocco Tue 9 Nov Agadir, Morocco Wed 10 Nov Casablanca, Morocco Thu 11 Nov Casablanca, Morocco Sat 13 Nov Lisbon, Portugal Tue 16 Nov Liverpool, UK

14 Nights From: £1,599 Casablanca, Morocco

WHALES, WATERFALLS & VOLCANIC ISLANDS

Cruise Code: S2210 | Tue 19 April - Fri 6 May 2022 17 Nights from Liverpool | Borealis

Cruise Highlights: Tue 19 Apr Liverpool, UK Sat 23 Apr Praia da Vitoria, Portugal Sun 24 Apr Ponta Delgada, Portugal Mon 25 Apr Horta, Portugal Sat 30 Apr Reykjavík, Iceland Sun 1 May Ísafjörður, Iceland Mon 2 May Akureyri, Iceland Tue 3 May Eskifjörður, Iceland Fri 6 May Liverpool, UK

17 Nights From: £2,499 Reykjavík

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This unique and unforgettable 17-night voyage offers chances to marvel at amazing wildlife linking the contrasting islands of sub-Arctic Iceland and the subtropical Azores. In the deep blue Atlantic waters that surround these spectacular lands, various species of whale migrate to their summer feeding grounds in late spring, and from the comfort of smaller, friendlier Borealis – with the help and guidance of ORCA conservationists on board – you may get to see the world’s largest mammals living freely in their breathtaking natural habitat. Look out for Blue Whales, Humpback , Orca, Pilot Whales and more, learn of their nature and play a part in assisting with the conservation of these astonishing creatures.

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NORTHERN NORWAY WITH THE MIDNIGHT SUN

Cruise Code: M2117 | Fri 16 - Thu 29 July 2021 13 Nights from Southampton | Braemar An epic, exhilarating discovery of Norway ’s astonishing Arctic north will captivate, inspire and provide spellbinding, simply unforgettable experiences throughout. Cruise Highlights: Southampton, UK Fri 16 Jul Ålesund, Norway Mon 19 Jul Tromsø, Norway Wed 21 Jul Hammerfest, Thu 22 Jul Norway Honningsvåg, Fri 23 Jul Norway Harstad, Norway Sat 24 Jul Kristiansund, Mon 26 Jul Norway Southampton, UK Thu 29 Jul

13 Nights From: £1,899 Tromsø

FJORDS & ICEBERGS OF REMOTE GREENLAND

Cruise Code: S2119 | Sat 14 - Sat 28 August 2021 14 Nights from Liverpool | Borealis Sailing away from the well-beaten tourist routes, Borealis will guide you on a memorable journey to uncover some of Greenland’s most spectacular landscapes, astonishing waterways and enchanting settlements for scenic and cultural treasures that will stay with you forever. Cruise Highlights: Sat 14 Aug Tue 17 Aug Wed 18 Aug Fri 20 Aug Sat 21 Aug Sun 22 Aug Sun 22 Aug

14 Nights From: £2,749

Mon 23 Aug Fri 27 Aug Sat 28 Aug

Liverpool, UK Reykjavík, Iceland Ísafjörður, Iceland Cruising Prins Christian Sund, Greenland Qaqortoq, Greenland Narsarsuaq, Greenland Cruising Tunulliarfik Fjord, Greenland Nanortalik, Greenland Belfast, N. Ireland Liverpool, UK

Greenland

NORWEGIAN WHITE CHRISTMAS

Cruise Code: T2130 | Mon 20 Dec 2021 - Tue 4 January 2022 15 Nights from Southampton | Bolette

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Immerse yourself in the wintertime scenes and experience magical Christmas and New Year celebrations in Norway, and ensure your festive season is simply unforgettable.

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15 Nights From: £2,799

Cruise Highlights: Mon 20 Dec Southampton, UK Wed 22 Dec Stavanger, Norway Thu 23 Dec Stavanger, Norway Sat 25 Dec Crossing the Arctic Circle, Norway Sun 26 Dec Alta, Norway Mon 27 Dec Alta, Norway Tue 28 Dec Sortland, Vesteralen, Norway Wed 29 Dec Narvik, Norway Fri 31 Dec Bergen, Norway Sat 1 Jan Bergen, Norway Sat 1 Jan Cruise Hardangerfjord, Norway Tue 4 Jan Southampton, UK

Bergen

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SWEDISH WATERWAYS WITH A TASTE OF DENMARK

Cruise Code: T2122 | Sat 11 - Tue 21 September 2021 10 Nights from Dover | Bolette Mixing the capital city’s rich history and culture with the beauty of exquisite waterways, this Swedish showcase makes for a very special journey of discovery. Scenic cruising of idyllic fjords and waterways, and navigating the craggy islands and islets of the breathtaking Stockholm Archipelago will be simply unforgettable; sailing these astonishing routes is the best way to experience their sheer wonder. Cruise Highlights: Sat 11 Sep Mon 13 Sep Mon 13 Sep Mon 13 Sep Wed 15 Sep Wed 15 Sep Fri 17 Sep Fri 17 Sep

10 Nights From: £1,579

Sat 18 Sep Sun 19 Sep Tue 21 Sep

Dover, UK Cruising Gullmarsfjord, Sweden Cruising Saltkallefjord, Sweden Lysekil, Sweden Cruising Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden Cruising Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden Trelleborg, Sweden Copenhagen, Denmark Dover, UK

Stockholm

UNCROWDED BALTIC

Cruise Code: T2124 | Tue 5 - Mon 18 October 2021 13 Nights from Dover | Bolette Experience the best of the Baltic at a time when the region’s greatest cities are less crowded and even more rewarding. Stopping overnight in St Petersburg, with fewer tourists around, allows time and space to take in this Russian gem’s iconic attractions with ease. See spectacular sights and sites, such as Peterhof Palace and the grandiose Church of Our Saviour on the Spilled Blood up-close by day; and feel the emotion of an evening at the Russian ballet, with a chance to watch a magical performance and meet the soloist afterwards, too. There are also visits to Tallinn – Estonia’s fairytale-esque capital – and picturesque Helsinki, for opportunities to enjoy a relaxing, crowd-free exploration.

13 Nights From: £2,049

Cruise Highlights: Tue 5 Oct Dover, UK Oslo, Norway Thu 7 Oct Fri 8 Oct Copenhagen, Denmark Sun 10 Oct Tallinn, Estonia Mon 11 Oct Helsinki, Finland St. Petersburg, Russia Tue 12 Oct Wed 13 Oct St. Petersburg, Russia Fri 15 Oct Riga, Latvia Mon 18 Oct Dover, UK

St. Petersburg

Visas are Required for all cruises to Russia.

THE NATURAL WONDERS OF ICELAND

Cruise Code: S2114 | Fri 2 - Sun 11 July 2022 9 Nights from Liverpool | Borealis

Amongst scenes of spectacular landscapes and waterways, you can closer to the wonders and wildlife of Iceland’s rugged lands than you ever imagined.

Fri 9 Jul Sun 11 Jul

Liverpool, UK Seyðisfjörður, Iceland Akureyri, Iceland Ísafjörður, Iceland Reykjavík, Iceland Cruising by Elliðaey Island, Iceland Cruising by Elephant Rock, Iceland Liverpool, UK

9 Nights From: £1,649 Reykjavík

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Cruise Highlights: Fri 2 Jul Mon 5 Jul Tue 6 Jul Wed 7 Jul Thu 8 Jul Fri 9 Jul

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GERMANY & THE LOWLANDS WITH KIEL WEEK

9 Nights From: £1,359 Kiel

Special SeeMore Members Cruise Departure Cruise Code: T2116 | Wednesday 23 June - Friday 2 July 2021 9 Nights from Dover | Bolette Timed to coincide with the world’s largest sailing event; this is a very special, simply unmissable German jaunt. Bolette takes you to the enchanting city of Kiel, for a chance to soak up all the excitement, charms and traditions of the Kieler Woche extravaganza. You get to revel in the magnificence of the spectacular Windjammer parade, featuring hundreds of historic tall ships, and immerse yourself in the authentic German festivity for a magical experience. Elsewhere in Germany, delight in the countryside scenery of the River Elbe en route to Hamburg, where you’ ll have ample time to take in highlights such as the magnificent Rathaus, towering St Nikolai Church, the Miniatur Wunderland – home of the world’s largest train set – and the Alster Lake, best discovered on a boat tour. What’s more, for a taste of Danish history and culture, there’s also a visit to charming Copenhagen, while a host of Low Country highlights await you too. There’s a visit to Antwerp, Belgium’s beautiful second city and home to the famous diamond district and abundant Belgian chocolate shops; and to Amsterdam, to explore the iconic canals, visit the Dutch capital’s fascinating museums and much more. Cruise Highlights:

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Wed 23 Jun Fri 25 Jun Sat 26 Jun Mon 28 Jun Tue 29 Jun Wed 30 Jun Thu 1 Jul Fri 2 Jul

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Dover, UK Copenhagen, Denmark Kiel, Germany Hamburg, Germany Amsterdam, Holland Antwerp, Belgium Antwerp, Belgium Dover, UK

Copenhagen

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Prices Cruising with ‘Bolette’

Wed 23 Jun - Fri 2 Jul 2021 (SeeMore) Germany & the Lowlands with Kiel Week Fri 2 - Sun 11 Jul 2021 Rivers & Cities of France Sat 11 - Tue 21 Sep 2021 Swedish Waterways with a Taste of Denmark Tue 5 - Mon 19 Oct 2021 Uncrowded Baltic Mon 20 Dec 2021 - Tue 4 Jan 2022 Norwegian White Christmas

Cabin Grades E Outside Porthole

H Interior Cabin

M Single Inside

N Single Inside

£1,579

£1,499

£1,359

£2,299

N/A

£1,859

£1,659

£1,599

£1,459

£2,399

N/A

£2,399

£1,999

£1,799

£1,699

£1,579

On Req

N/A

£2,799

£2,599

£2,369

£2,249

£2,049

£3,299

N/A

£3,699

£3,499

£3,099

£2,999

£2,799

£4,499

N/A

B Superior Outside

C Superior Outside

D Outside Porthole

E Outside Porthole

H Interior Cabin

M Single Inside

N Single Inside

£929

£899

£879

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

£3,649

£3,499

£3,199

£2,999

N/A

£4,299

N/A

£2,149

£1,999

£1,799

£1,749

£1,649

On Req

N/A

£3,699

N/A

£2,999

£2,899

£2,749

£4,399

N/A

£2,199

N/A

£2,049

£1,799

£1,599

£2,499

N/A

£3,299

N/A

£2,889

£2,699

£2,499

£3,899

N/A

B Superior Outside

C Superior Outside

E Outside Porthole

H Interior Cabin

I Interior Cabin

M Single Inside

N Single Inside

£1,095

£1,045

£945

N/A

£745

£1,345

N/A

£2,779

£2,699

£2,369

£2,049

£1,899

N/A

£3,199

£1,999

£1,899

£1,699

£1,499

£1,399

N/A

£2,299

£1,199

£1,099

£998

£899

£849

N/A

£1,399

£2,949

£2,849

£2,499

£2,179

£1,999

N/A

£3,399

B Superior Outside

C Superior Outside

D Outside Porthole

£1,859

N/A

£1,999

Cruising with ‘Borealis’

Fri 23 - Thu 29 Apr 2021 Scottish Lochs & Isles Tue 4 - Sat 22 May 2021 Islands of the Mediterranean Fri 2 - Sun 11 Jul 2021 The Natural Wonders of Iceland Sat 14 - Sat 28 Aug 2021 Fjords & Icebergs of Remote Greenland Tue 2 - Tue 16 Nov 2021 Authentic Culture of Morocco Tue 19 Apr - Fri 6 May 2022 Whales, Waterfalls & Volcanic Islands

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Cruising with ‘Braemar ’

Fri 28 May - Wed 2 Jun 2021 Netherlands & Belgium City Break Fri 16 - Thu 29 Jul 2021 Northern Norway with the Midnight Sun Tue 3 - Thu 12 Aug 2021 Loughs, Isles & Iconic Sites of Ireland Sat 28 Aug - Thu 2 Sep 2021 Delights of Devon & Cornwall Thu 2 - Thu 16 Sep 2021 Rivers & Cities of France & Seville

Cabin Grades

It is the responsibility of all non-British passport holders to ensure that they are in possession of a valid passport and, where necessary, entry visas or permits for their chosen cruise. If you are unsure as to whether you are required to obtain such documents, you must contact the relevant Embassy or Consulate. Failure to comply with this request may result in refusal of carriage, or the imposition of individual fines by local immigration authorities. CIBT, Fred. Olsen’s preferred visa provider, offer advice on specific visa requirements for your cruise holiday. For your convenience, CIBT’s online portal provides detailed visa information for specific cruises and visa application packs. Please visit www. cibtvisas.co.uk/fredolsencruises for more information. Alternatively, you can contact CIBT via their visa helpline on 0207 593 6223.

Book with Malvern World Travel 01684 562406

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Visa and health requirements can change at any time. It is your own responsibility to ensure that you check with a professionally qualified source and comply with such requirements. UK passport holders will need visas for certain Fred. Olsen cruise holidays and will be advised at the time of booking. Your cruise booking information will also detail any requirements applicable to your holiday.

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Johnsons (Henley) Ltd trading as: Johnsons Coach Travel, of Liveridge House, Liveridge Hill, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire B95 5QS

Bonded Coach Holidays Trading Charter and Booking Conditions

Malvern World Travel act as an Agent of Johnsons Coach Travel and are members of The Travel Network Group reg Nos Q0833 44 Somers Park Avenue, Malvern, Worcstershire,WR141SD

Financial Security The combination of travel services offered to you is a package within the meaning of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018. Therefore, you will benefit from all EU rights applying to packages; Johnsons Coach Travel will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the package as a whole. Additionally, as required by law, Johnsons Coach Travel have protection in place to refund your payments and, where transport is included in the package, to ensure your repatriation in the event that they become insolvent. Johnsons Coach Travel are members of the Bonded Coach Holiday Group of the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK Ltd. This is a government approved consumer protection scheme. This ensures that in relation to the coach package holidays described in this brochure (or website) that the clients’ monies are protected by a Bond which may be called upon in the unlikely event of the members Insolvency. Clients are recommended to inspect the current membership certificate at our registered office or alternatively go to www.bch-uk.org or telephone 0207 240 3131 to confirm current membership. Your attention is also drawn to the Bonded Coach Holiday Group Trading Charter that will apply to these coach package holidays. Details of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 can be found at www.legistration.gov.uk/ukdsi/2018/9780111168479/contents. 1. FINANCIAL PROTECTION

Your contract is with Johnsons Coach Travel. When you book a holiday with us, which doesn’t

include a flight, the money you pay us for the booking will be protected by the Bonded Coach Holidays (BCH), this is a Government approved consumer protection scheme. The scheme will also ensure your repatriation in the event the company becomes insolvent. Our Trading Charter and Booking Conditions set out clearly and simply the responsibility we have to you and in turn, you have with us, when a contract is made. There is no financial protection if you purchase just transport or accommodation-only from us. We fully comply with the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018. The combination of travel services offered to you is a package holiday within the meaning of the Regulations. Therefore, you will benefit from all rights applying to package holidays. Johnsons Coach Travel will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the holiday and providing assistance if you are in difficulty. Your key rights will be in the details of the tour which will be provided prior to booking. The Air Holidays in this brochure are ATOL Protected. The ATOL holder for each individual air tour is listed on the relevant tour page within our brochure and Johnsons are acting as an agent for these Tour Operators. In the unlikely event of their insolvency, the CAA will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any money you have paid to us for an advanced booking. For further information, visit the ATOL website at www.atol.org.uk. Your ATOL Financial Protection: When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from us you will receive the relevant Tour Operators ATOL Certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong. The suppliers identified on your ATOL Certificate, will provide you with the Services listed on the ATOL Certificate (or a suitable alternative). In some cases, where neither we nor the supplier are able to do so for reasons of insolvency, an alternative ATOL holder may provide you with the services you have bought or a suitable alternative (at no extra cost to you). You agree to accept that in those circumstances the alternative ATOL holder will perform those obligations and you agree to pay any money outstanding to be paid by you under your contract to that alternative ATOL holder. However, you also agree that in some cases it will not be possible to appoint an alternative ATOL holder, in which case you will be entitled to make a claim under the ATOL scheme (or your credit card issuer where applicable). If we, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL certificate, are unable to provide the services listed (or a suitable alternative, through an alternative ATOL holder or otherwise) for reasons of insolvency, the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust may make a payment to (or confer a benefit on) you under the ATOL scheme. You agree that in return for such a payment or benefit you assign absolutely to those Trustees any claims which you have or may have arising out of or relating to the non-provision of the services, including any claim against us, the travel agent (or your credit card

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issuer where applicable). You also agree that any such claims may be re-assigned to another body, if that other body has paid sums you have claimed under the ATOL scheme. Your payments for Sea Cruise Holidays in this brochure are protected through our membership of the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT). We have provided a bond to meet the requirements of the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992. In the event of our insolvency, if you have not yet travelled you may claim a refund, or if you have already travelled, you may claim repatriation to the starting point of your holiday, which is your home.

2. BOOKING & PAYMENT

When a booking is made, the ‘lead name’ on the booking guarantees that he or she is 18 or over and has the authority and accepts on behalf of the party the terms of these booking conditions and pays the deposit indicated in the brochure and as confirmed in the pre-contract information. After we receive your booking and all appropriate payments, if the arrangements you wish to book are available, we will send you or your booking agent a confirmation invoice within 14 days. This confirmation will include any special requests we have agreed. All monies paid to your booking agent are held by them on your behalf until we issue our confirmation invoice, thereafter your booking agent holds the money on our behalf. A binding agreement will come into existence between us when we dispatch this invoice to the ‘lead name’ or your booking agent. Please check the confirmation carefully to ensure all the information is correct. This contract is governed by English Law, and the jurisdiction of the English Courts. Single occupancy of rooms, when available, may be subject to a supplementary charge and these will be shown in the brochure. You can book by paying a deposit for each person named on the booking but our commitment is always conditional upon the balance being paid as below; Deposit Payments: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain and Europe. £250 per person on all air holidays For all Ocean Cruise Holidays a 20% deposit is required on the total holiday cost Cheques should be made payable to: Johnsons (Henley) Ltd In some instances your accommodation and tour providers require a higher deposit than that stated above. In these instances we reserve the right to charge a higher deposit. If you choose to purchase holiday insurance, the premium must be paid at the time of booking, in addition to the holiday deposit cost. Your balance is due 8 weeks before departure date for all British and European coach holidays. 10 weeks before departure date for all air holidays and 14 weeks for cruise holidays up to 31 Dec 2020 and then 18 week for Cruise holiday departing after 1st January 2021.

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If you book within our balance due period, you will need to pay the total holiday cost at the time of booking. If the balance is not paid in time we reserve the right to cancel your holiday, retain your deposit, and apply the cancellation charges set out in the paragraph below. The date of cancellation will normally be the date we receive your written confirmation that you intend to cancel or 15 days after the balance due date, whichever comes first. Where optional items are purchased as part of the holiday, these are payable on the balance due date except where items, such as theatre tickets, have been specifically purchased for you. In this case the cost may be payable at a separate date notified to you and will not normally be refunded unless we obtain a refund from the supplier we use.

3. BROCHURE ACCURACY

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

4. OUR PRICING POLICY

Johnsons Coach Travel endeavour to ensure that the most up to date and correct prices are shown in our brochure. Occasionally, an incorrect price may be shown, due to an error. When we become aware of any such error, we will endeavour to notify you at the time of booking (if we are then aware of the mistake) or as soon as reasonably possible. We reserve the right to cancel the booking if you do not wish to accept the price which is applicable to the holiday. Local Authorities in many towns and cities throughout Europe have introduced new tourist taxes which must be paid directly to the hotel by all guests in person. These taxes are not included in our prices but we will notify you when applicable. Holiday prices include all travel, hotel accommodation and meals as specified in the holiday description and VAT payable in the UK where applicable. The price of the holiday will not be subjected to any surcharges except those arising from exchange rate changes, transportation including the price of fuel, air & ferry operator fares and tolls, embarkation or disembarkation fees at terminals, duties and taxes (including the rate of VAT). Even in these cases we will absorb the cost equivalent to the cost of first 2% of the holiday price. Amounts more than this plus £1 administration fee and Travel Agents commission will be surcharged to you. If this means the total cost of the holiday increases by more than 10% then you are entitled to cancel your holiday and receive a full refund of all monies paid except any insurance premium and amendment charges. We will communicate the options with you either through email or letter, with a reminder if necessary. If you exercise the right to cancel we must receive written notice within 14 days of the date of the surcharge invoice. The currency exchange rate used in the holiday costings are based on rates as at 1st October 2018.

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

6. CAN YOU CHANGE THE PRICE OF MY PACKAGE AFTER YOU HAVE ISSUED THE BOOKING CONFIRMATION?

On all coach holidays, we operate a ‘No Surcharge Guarantee’. The price of your coach holiday is fully guaranteed and will not be subject to any surcharges. All air and cruise holidays are subject to surcharges linked to fuel costs. The only surcharges which will apply are those levied by airlines or cruise companies which are beyond our control.

7. TRANSFERRING YOUR BOOKING

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

8. IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL YOUR HOLIDAY

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

9. SCALE OF CANCELLATION CHARGES

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

destination which are likely to affect the package.

We hope that we will not have to make any change to your holiday but, because our holidays are

AIR HOLIDAYS More than 42 days 28 - 42 days 14 - 27 days 7 - 13 days 1 - 6 days Departure day or later including voluntary termination during the package

Deposit only 30% or Deposit, if greater 45% 60% 100% Total package cost

CRUISE HOLIDAYS More than 113 days 80 - 113 days 60 - 79 days 29 - 59 days 1 - 6 days Departure day or later including voluntary termination during the package

Deposit only 60% 75% 90% 100% Total package cost

planned many months in advance, we sometimes do need to make minor changes. We reserve the right to do this at any time. We will let you or your booking agent know about any important changes as soon as possible, including the minimum number of passengers required on the trip. If after booking, and before departure, we make a major change to your holiday, you will have the option of withdrawing from the holiday without penalty or transferring to another holiday without any charge. In either case, we will pay you compensation, according to the scale set below. A major change includes the time of your departure or return time by more than 12 hours, a change in departure point, location of resort or type of hotel, a change in cross channel travel. If we tell you about any of these changes after we have confirmed your holiday booking (other than force majeure), you may either: • • •

accept the new arrangements offered by us; or accept a replacement holiday from us of equivalent or similar standard and price (at the date of the change), if we can offer you one; or cancel your holiday with us and receive a full refund of all monies

Either way, we will pay you compensation, using the Compensation table shown. (See Point 11)

5. IF YOU CHANGE YOUR BOOKING

Period before departure within which written cancellation of package price is received COACH HOLIDAYS More than 42 days 28 - 42 days 14 - 27 days 7 - 13 days 1 - 6 days Departure day or later including voluntary termination during the package

10. ALTERATIONS TO YOUR HOLIDAY BY US

Amount of cancellation charge as a % of total package cost

Deposit only 30% or Deposit, if greater 45% 60% 100% Total package cost

11. ALTERATIONS TO YOUR HOLIDAY BY US

IMPORTANT NOTE Compensation will not be payable if the holiday is cancelled because the

Period before departure in which significant change is notified to you or your agent More than 42 days 29 - 42 days 15 - 28 days 8 - 14 days 0 - 7 days

Amount per person

Nil £10 £15 £20 £25

number of persons booked is less than the number required, or for events beyond our control, which include: war, threat of war, riots, civil disturbances, terrorist activity and its consequences, industrial disputes, natural and nuclear disasters, fire, epidemics, health risks and pandemics, unavoidable and unforeseeable technical problems with transport for reasons beyond our control or that of our suppliers; hurricanes and other actual or potential severe weather conditions, and any other similar events. You are also advised to check with The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Advice Unit regularly at www.fco.gov.uk/travel prior to travel. All holidays operate if the minimum number of participants is met. However, in no case will we cancel your holiday less than 6 weeks before the scheduled departure date, except where you have failed to pay the final balance or because of force majeure (force majeure means an event which we or the suppliers of the services in question could not foresee or avoid and is therefore beyond our control)

12. OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU

We accept responsibility for ensuring the holiday which you book with us is supplied as described in our publicity material and the services offered reach a reasonable standard and if you are in difficulty we will assist you. If any part of our holiday contract is not provided as promised, you may terminate the contract without paying a termination fee and we will pay you appropriate compensation if this has affected your enjoyment of your holiday. We will however, not be liable if there are any unforeseeable or unavoidable action of a third party not connected with our travel services, or there were unavoidable or extraordinary circumstances, or the lack of conformity is due to a traveller in the party. We accept responsibility for the acts and/or omissions of our employees, agents and suppliers except where they lead to death, injury or illness. Our liability in all cases shall be limited to a maximum of twice the value of the original holiday cost (not including insurance premiums and amendment charges). We accept responsibility for death, injury, or illness caused by the negligent acts and/or omissions of our employees or agents together with our suppliers and sub-contractors, servants and/or agents of the same whilst acting within the scope of, or during their employment in the provision of your holiday. We will accordingly pay to our clients such damages as might have been awarded in such circumstances under English Law. In respect of carriage by air, sea, tunnel and rail and the provision of accommodation our liability in all cases will be limited in the manner provided by the relevant international convention. If we make any payment to you or any member of your party for death or personal injury or illness, you will be asked to assign to us or our insurers the rights you may have to act against the person or organisation responsible for causing the death, personal injury or illness. This clause does not apply to any separate contracts that you may enter for excursions or activities during or outside of your holiday. If you or any member of your party suffer death, illness or injury whilst overseas arising out of an activity which does NOT form part of your holiday, we may offer guidance and where legal action is contemplated and you want our assistance, you must obtain our written consent prior to any proceedings (We limit the cost of our assistance to you or your party to £5000 per party).

13. IF YOU HAVE A COMPLAINT

If you have a problem during your holiday, please inform your Tour Manager, your Driver or the relevant Supplier/Resort Representative immediately who will endeavour to put things right. If your complaint cannot be completely resolved locally, you must complete a Holiday Report Form which can be obtained by your Driver or local Representative, which you should keep. Our contact number, for unresolved complaints will be our office number on 01564 797000 (Open in Office Hours). If you remain dissatisfied please follow this up within 14 days of your return home by writing to the Quality Co-ordinator at Johnsons Coach Travel, giving your original booking reference number and all other relevant information, including the reference of the Holiday Report

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Form. It is therefore a condition of this contract that you communicate any problem to the supplier of the services in question AND to our Representative whilst in resort and obtain a written report form. If you fail to follow this simple procedure, we cannot accept responsibility, as we have been deprived of the opportunity to investigate and rectify the problem. Should your complaint not be resolved and you wish to pursue the complaint further the Bonded Coach Holiday Group have an Alternative Dispute Resolution scheme and full details are available from BCH/CPT. Please contact them at, the Confederation of Passenger Transport, Fifth Floor South, Chancery House, 53-64 Chancery Lane, London. WC2A 1QS.

14. OUR COACHES SEATING ARRANGEMENTS

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

15. HOTELS & HOTEL FACILITIES

Some hotel facilities and entertainment may be withdrawn for routine maintenance or be subject to seasonal availability and provision of the facilities cannot be guaranteed. Single occupancy of rooms may be subject to a supplementary charge. En-Suite Bedroom Facilities: All hotel bedrooms for every holiday are ‘en-suite’. This means that a private bath and/or shower and WC is included within the bedroom. Should you have a preference for a bath or a shower please make a request in the ‘Special Requests’ box on the appropriate booking form. Half-board always means dinner, bed and breakfast, unless otherwise stated. Meals in Continental Hotels: Whilst all hotels that we book for our continental holidays, whether they be overnight or main resort hotels, are of a high standard, would you kindly note that dinner arrangements often include a set meal with no menu choice and are generally of a traditional style for that country. Breakfasts are always of Continental style; however, buffet Continental breakfasts are included. Evening meals may be served on a buffet style basis. Single Room Occupancy: Single occupancy of rooms when available may be subject to a supplementary charge and this will be shown on the brochure page. Also, these charges may vary once we have exceeded the available rooms within our initial allocation from the hotel. Any applicable supplementary charges will be advised to you at the time of booking by a member of our Reservations Team. Entertainment: Some of our hotels arrange additional entertainment. Where this is part of the package details are given on the respective brochure page. Where it is not specified it may still be available but is at the discretion of the hotel and is not guaranteed. It may be withdrawn if there is a lack of demand or for operational reasons.

16. HEALTH & SAFETY

In some foreign countries, standards of infrastructure, safety and hygiene may be lower than those to which we are accustomed in the UK. You should therefore exercise greater care for your own protection. There may be countries that we visit that have special medical requirements for tourists. These regulations are subject to change and our clients are responsible for complying with entry and current health requirements. If you are not sure of the health requirements for the country you are visiting, you are advised to check with your own GP before travelling. You are also advised to refer to the Department of Health leaflet “Health Advice for Travellers”. Some people may be at risk from discomfort or deep vein thrombosis (DVT) if they remain immobile on a journey for a long period. If you are planning to undertake a journey of more than three hours, you should consult your doctor, if you have ever had DVT, pulmonary embolism, a family history of clotting conditions, cancer or treatment for cancer, stroke, and heart or lung disease or If you have had major surgery in the past three months. We reserve the right to refuse any booking in the absence of a doctor’s certificate confirming that you are fit to travel. Where we provide comfort stops you are encouraged to walk around. Exercise reduces any discomfort, which may be caused by periods of immobility. SMOKING is not allowed on our coaches (including E-Cigarettes) and we do not allow pets or any other animals, although we accommodate registered assistance dogs, but not on overseas holidays.

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

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

18. SPECIAL REQUESTS

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

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19. GROUND OR LOW FLOOR ROOMS

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

20. PASSENGERS WITH DISABILITIES

We want everyone to enjoy our travel arrangements. We are happy to advise and assist you in choosing a suitable holiday. But, as some of the accommodation and resorts featured may not cater for even minor disabilities, it is important that, when booking, you advise us of any disability, specific need or complex need you may have and any special requirements that will make sure the holiday is suitable. If a passenger requires personal assistance (for example, assistance with feeding, dressing, toileting, mobilising) then this passenger must travel with an able-bodied companion or carer and written confirmation that such assistance will be provided for the entirety of the holiday is required at the time of booking. Coach Drivers/Tour Managers are unable to provide such assistance. IMPORTANT You must tell us if you have an existing medical condition, disability or complex need that may affect your holiday or other group members’ enjoyment of it, before you book your holiday. We reserve the right to request a doctor’s certificate confirming the passenger is fit to travel. If, in our reasonable opinion, your chosen holiday is not suitable for your medical condition or disability, we reserve the right to refuse your booking. You are responsible for bringing with you the proper clothing and equipment, which we advise you about in our printed trip information. We want you to enjoy your holiday and will help you select an appropriate trip. Whilst we will make every reasonable adjustment to do so, if we are unable to accommodate the needs of a passenger or believe that the medical condition or disability of a passenger is likely to adversely affect other passengers, we reserve the right to decline the booking. We also reserve the right to cancel any holiday and impose cancellation charges if we are not fully advised of any relevant disability or medical condition at the time the booking is made and subsequently decide that we are unable to accommodate this passenger. This applies whether we advise that we are unable to accommodate a passenger either before departure or during the holiday and if this occurs during the holiday then we will seek the additional costs of returning the passenger home. We want you to enjoy your package and will try to help you select an appropriate trip. If you need advice or further information either you or your booking agent should contact 01564 797000.

21. MOBILITY SCOOTER POLICY

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

22. PASSENGER BEHAVIOUR

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

23. TRAVEL INSURANCE

We strongly advise that you take out personal travel insurance for the trip. Details of our travel insurance is outlined within this leaflet. You must advise us of details of the insurer and the emergency assistance company that will be providing cover for your holiday, together with the policy number and a 24 hour contact number. The insurance should cover medical and repatriation costs, personal injury, loss of baggage and cancellation charges. If you do not have adequate insurance and require our assistance during your 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. You must advise us if you use an alternative insurer, the policy number and 24 hour contact number.

24. LUGGAGE

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

25. EMERGENCY 24 HOURS TELEPHONE NUMBER

A member of staff is always on hand 24 hours a day, to help either before your holiday, or on the day of departure by telephoning 01564 797040. At the beginning of your holiday, our courier will provide a contact telephone number. This number should be used if you require any assistance during your holiday.

26. DATA PROTECTION ACT

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

27. PUBLICATION DATE & DETAILS

Our brochure and Trading Charter were printed in the United Kingdom on the 1st November 2020.

EUROPEAN TOURIST TAXES

Local authorities in many towns and cities throughout Europe are starting to introduce or have introduced new tourist taxes which must be paid directly to the hotel by all guests in person. No such taxes are included in our prices to you and we cannot make payment on your behalf or include this tax in your invoice. As soon as we become aware of any such taxes affecting your holiday we will notify you.

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HOLIDAY INSURANCE APPLICABLE TO TRIPS DEPARTING FROM

01/06/2020

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Applying to travel in Europe

A holiday insurance policy is available to all passengers travelling on our holidays arranged by AWP P&C SA and is administered in the UK by Allianz Global Assistance. Allianz Global Assistance is a trading name of AWP Assistance UK Ltd. AWP P&C SA is duly authorised in France and the United Kingdom and subject to limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority. AWP Assistance UK Ltd and Wrightsure Services (Hampshire) Ltd are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Wrightsure Services (Hampshire) Limited is permitted to advise on and arrange general insurance contracts. You can check these details online using the Financial Services Register (accessible from https://register. fca.org.uk) or by contacting the Financial Conduct Authority Consumer Helpline on 0800 1116768.

DEMANDS & NEEDS

This insurance policy will suit the Demands and Needs of an individual or group (where applicable) who have no excluded pre-existing medical conditions, are travelling in countries included within the policy terms and who wish to insure themselves against unforeseen events detailed in the cover section below. Subject to the terms, conditions and maximum specified claim limits.

IMPORTANT

We will not provide you with advice about the suitability of this product for your individual needs but will be happy to provide you with factual information. We summarise below the details of the insurance cover provided which also includes 24-hour emergency which is provided by Mayday Assistance Limited. The following is a summary of the cover available. Full details of the cover, conditions and exclusions will be forwarded with your confirmation of booking. In any event, you may ask for a specimen copy of the policy wording before booking should you wish to examine this in advance.

HEALTH DECLARATION & HEALTH EXCLUSIONS

You must be able to comply with the following conditions to have the full protection of your policy. If you do not comply we may refuse to deal with any relevant claim or reduce the amount of any relevant claim payment. You are not required to declare your medical conditions. However, to be covered for any medical conditions you have or have had, you must be able to answer YES to all of the questions 1 to 5 below and if you are travelling to Europe, you must also be able to answer YES to question 6. At the time of taking out this insurance: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

You are not aware of any reason why the journey could be cancelled or cut short. You are not travelling: A) Against the advice of a medical practitioner B) For the purpose of obtaining medical treatment C) If you have been given a terminal prognosis. You are not receiving or awaiting treatment for any bodily injury, illness or disease as a hospital day case or in-patient. If you are on medication at the time of travel your medical condition is stable and well controlled. If you suffer from stress, anxiety, depression or any other mental or nervous disorder, it must be investigated and diagnosed as such by either: a) a registered mental health professional if you are under the care of a Community Mental Health Team; or b) a consultant specialising in the relevant field, who has confirmed in writing (at your cost) that you are fit enough to take this journey.

6.

If you are undergoing medical treatment as a hospital out-patient at the date the final balance of the journey is due to be paid, you must obtain a certificate of fitness at your own cost, confirming you are fit to undertake the entire journey.

Please note You must notify our medical screening team immediately of any changes in medical circumstances arising between the date the policy is issued and the time of departure for the trip. You may have to pay an additional premium to cover your medical conditions. This applies to all destinations including trips solely within the United Kingdom (being defined as England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isles of Scilly). If you answer NO to any of the questions 1 to 6 the medical condition(s) that caused you to answer NO will not be covered.

RESIDENCY

If you or anyone else named on this policy has not been a resident in the UK for more than 12 months, or if studying or working in the UK for more than 6 months, before the policy was issued, this policy cannot cover you. In addition to the above the policy also contains the following main exclusions: • Any existing medical conditions unless they have been declared to (where appropriate) and accepted by the insurer. • Your participation in any organised sports or dangerous activities unless they have been declared to and accepted by the Insurer. • Suicide, self-injury or deliberately putting yourself at risk (unless you are trying to save another person’s life). • Travel against the advice of the carrier, any other public transport provider, the Foreign Office or the World Health Organisation. • Any manual work or hazardous occupation undertaken during the insured trip. • The bankruptcy / liquidation of the tour operator, travel agent or transportation company with whom you have booked your trip. • Examples of these and other conditions and restrictions and what to do if you are unsure about any aspect of an exclusion are contained within your policy information. Full details are contained within your policy information. How to make a claim All claims should be made direct to Allianz Global Assistance. Please visit the website www.azgatravelclaims.com. This will lead you to our online claims notification service where claim forms can be obtained immediately via email or by downloading directly from the site. Alternatively, please phone and ask for a claim form or write to: Allianz Global Assistance Travel Insurance Claims Department, PO Box 451, Feltham TW13 9EE, telephone 0208 603 9958 or email travel.claims@allianz-assistance.co.uk

PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION

We will only use your personal details in line with our Privacy Notice. This can be found on our website or is available in hard copy format upon request and you should read this carefully and contact us immediately if you have any queries. Your personal information includes all of the details you have given us to process your insurance policy (we will not ask for more information than is necessary). We may share your data with Third Parties for the provision and ongoing performance of your insurance policy. Your data may be transferred outside the UK. All of the personal information you supply to us will be handled strictly in accordance with the applicable Data Protection regulations and legislation.

APPLICABLE TO TRIPS DEPARTING FROM 01/06/2020 SECTION OF COVER

MAXIMUM SUMS INSURED AND/OR BENEFITS PER PERSON

MAXIMUM EXCESS PER PERSON

Cancellation

Up to £2,000

£60 (Excess only applies for a cancellation of a journey over 3 days in duration (Nil for Deposit)

Travel Delay

• •

Travel Delay up to £60 Cancellation (holiday abandonment up to £1500)

• •

Travel Delay Excess = 12 hours £60 (Excess only applies for abandonment of a journey over 3 days duration)

Missed Departure

• •

Up to £100 (England, Scotland & Wales) £300 (Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly, Channel Islands & Europe)

Nil

Personal accident

Up to £10,000 Death and corresponding Benefits limited to £5,000 in respect of persons aged £66 and over at the time of travel

Nil

Medical & Other Expenses (Including Curtailment & Repatriation)

Up to £1,000,000 outside of the UK. Dental treatment limited to £350, additional travel accommodation and repatriation expenses if you are hospitalised or have to stay in beyond your return date. Trips solely within the UK are limited to £1500 and £300 for additional travelling expenses.

£60 (Nil excess for curtailment of a journey upto and including 3 days duration.

Nil

• Funeral Expenses Abroad

£1,000

Taxi Fares & Telephone Calls

£100

Medical Confinement Benefit

• •

£10 per 24 hours up to £100 UK £15 per 24 hours up to £450 Channel Islands & Europe

Curtailment

Up to £1,500

Personal Property & Personal Money

• • • •

Up to £1,500 in all. Single Article Limit £200 /Valuables £200 Personal Money Up to £200 Delayed Baggage (after 12 hours) – Up to £100

£60

• •

£60 Nil

Loss of Passport

Up to £200 including loss or theft of visa

Nil

Missed Departure

Up to £100 UK & £300 Europe

Personal Liability

Up to £1,000,000

Nil

Legal Expenses

Up to £25,000

Nil

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