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BROCHURE 2010


TO BOOK ONLINE 24 HOURS A DAY VISIT www.leonsholidays.co.uk Most tours include coach excursions at no extra cost

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HELLO AND WELCOME TO THE

BOOKING MADE EASY No booking form to complete, simply call to book...

Call us direct on 01785 241319 where our experienced and friendly holiday staff will check availability of your chosen holiday and answer any queries you may have. If you wish to make a reservation we will take your details and confirm your holiday booking immediately. You will need to forward your deposit and if required, your holiday insurance premium (insurance is compulsory on all holidays except UK Mainland, unless covered by your own insurance) within 7 days. On receipt of your payment, we will send you a confirmation of your holiday, by return post. The outstanding balance of your holiday is due for payment by the date shown on your confirmation. This date is normally six weeks prior to departure, eight weeks on air holidays. When holidays are booked within six weeks of the departure date, then the full cost of the holiday is payable at the time of booking.

2010 BROCHURE As ever, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our customers who put their trust in, and travelled with Leons Holidays. We hope you enjoyed your holiday with us in 2009. We offer an extended welcome to our first time readers, we are confident you will find a holiday to suit you as you peruse the pages of the brochure. There are also some late 2009 holidays, you may have missed them first time round. Browsing through the pages you will find a full and varied range of holidays to choose from. Rest assured you will travel in comfort and style on a Leons Holiday. Our modern fleet is probably one of the best you will find anywhere in the Midlands. All of our luxury coaches are fitted to the highest standard with the latest safety and comfort specifications. The safety, comfort and enjoyment of our clients is always Leons Holidays first consideration, from the moment you book your holiday to the moment you return. We are looking forward to seeing you very soon.

The Leons Holiday Team

NO SMOKING

LUGGAGE

In the interest of our clients comfort all coaches are designated non smoking however frequent stops are planned on our itineraries for the comfort of all our clients.

We ask you to keep luggage to one medium sized suitcase per person weighing a maximum of 15 kilos, but a small bag can also be taken on board the coach. This is to meet with health and safety regulations.

HOTELS

May we remind clients that hotels in England, Scotland and Southern Ireland are now subject to Non-Smoking legislation regarding smoking in public places. It is therefore possible that hotels in this brochure may operate a non-smoking policy.

PICK UP POINTS

LEONS TOLLGATE (PARKING AVAILABLE) STAFFORD STATION STONE TITTENSOR TRENTHAM HANLEY NEWCASTLE CANNOCK SANDBACH SERVICES (North bound tours only) On some holidays pick up points may be extended.

METHODS OF PAYMENT

Cash/Cheque/Credit Cards - By cheque made payable to LEONS HOLIDAYS. By Cash - at office only.

DEPOSITS

By credit card or debit card. Telephone our office quoting Our Booking Reference, your card number and expiry date. Travel Insurance should be paid when paying deposits. £50 per person on UK Holidays and Theatre Trips per person £70 per person on Southern Ireland and Continental Holidays, £100 per person on Air Holidays. DEBIT CARD/SWITCH/DELTA: No charge. DUE TO BANK CHARGES:  2% PER TRANSACTION will apply to CREDIT CARDS.

SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT

Please note some tours carry a single room supplement - ask for details.

CARDS ACCEPTED CREDIT CARD SURCHARGE Due to bank charges a 2% charge per transaction will apply.

*** All Our Coaches Are Air-Conditioned *** TRAVEL INSURANCE

Douglas House, Tollgate Park Stafford ST16 3EE Tel: 01785 224420 Email: info@leons.co.uk Web: www.leonsholidays.co.uk Office Hours: Mon to Fri: 9am to 5.30pm Saturday: 9am to 1.00pm

Whilst not compulsory on all holidays, it is strongly recommended that you consider INSURANCE cover for your own protection. All medical conditions and ongoing treatment must be reported to our insurance company. Details of the cover we are able to offer is detailed below: The insured person has to bear the first £60 (UK holidays) £75 (European holidays). COSTS 2/3 Day

British Holidays

£7.00

4/5 Day

British Holidays

£11.00

6/7/8 Day British Holidays

£12.00

7 Day

Jersey By Air

£20.00

3 Day

Ireland Holidays

£12.00

6 Day

Ireland Holidays

£18.00

4 Day

European Holidays

£16.00

5 Day

European Holidays

£17.00

6 Day

European Holidays

£20.00

7/8 Day

European Holidays

£25.00

9/10 Day European Holidays

£28.00

11 Day

European Holidays

£30.00

8 Day

£31.00

10 Day

Europe By Air

£33.00

Europe By Air

For further information regarding details of cover, refer to our “Holiday Insurance at a glance” section in the back cover of this brochure.


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CONTENTS ENGLAND

SUCCESSFUL GROUP HOLIDAYS If you belong to a group or organisation, then why not holiday with friends and take advantage of the excellent choice of destinations and hotels available with Leons Holidays. We are also able to offer attractive discounts when your group takes a complete date from our brochure. Alternatively, we can offer a package tour to meet your group’s requirements, including Ferries, Hotels, Theatres, Guided Tours and many Visitor Attractions. Simply contact our Holiday Reservation Department

WHERE TO FIND US

COACH SEATING PLAN 53 SEATER Front

49 SEATER Front

Bournemouth Eastbourne Torquay / Weymouth Paignton / Southsea Newquay / Carlyon Bay Folkestone Weston-Super-Mare / Southampton Brighton Isle of Wight / Durham Isle of Man / Blackpool / Lytham St Annes Skegness / Lake District Royal Ascot / London Theatre Hartlepool Tall Ships / Worthing Warner Breaks Southport / Scarborough

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WALES Gems of South Wales / Tenby 0 Llandudno 0

SCOTLAND Ayr & Isle of Arran / Scottish Rambler Loch Lommond / Dunoon Edinburgh Tattoo / Fort William John O’Groats / Glenshee

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IRELAND Northern Ireland / Galway Ring of Kerry / Dublin

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EUROPE German Rhine Cruise 0 Swiss Explorer - Lake Lucerne 0 Cantabria - Northern Spain 0 Austrian Delight / Roses - Spain 0 Austrian Spectacular 0 Lake Garda, Italy / Ostend, Belgium 0 Paris 0 Disneyland Paris / St Malo, France 0 Mini Cruises 0

GIFT VOUCHERS Available £10, £25, & £50 A very special gift. For those very important occasions. Leons Holiday Gift Vouchers, an ideal choice for whatever the celebration. Give someone special the opportunity to choose from an excellent selection of holidays to an exciting range of destinations.

LEONS BY AIR

Costa Del Sol - Spain Malgrat - Spain / Madeira Toronto & Niagra Falls

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Xmas Markets & Festive mini cruises 0 Turkey & Tinsel / Christmas 0 New Year 0


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NEW TOUR

BOURNEMOUTH

BOURNEMOUTH

ENCHANTING OLDE ENGLAND

Bournemouth, situated on the South Coast is an all the year round resort often referred to as a garden city by the sea. Its superb parks and gardens are a constant joy to its many visitors. Its tree lined avenues and traffic free promenade, which is colourfully decorated by rhododendrons, give it the reputation as the Queen of the South Coast. The Suncliff hotel is situated in a superb location overlooking the promenade and beach with uninterrupted views of Bournemouth Bay, Purbeck Hills and the Isle of Wight. Within just a short stroll you’ll find yourself in the town centre of this popular resort. You are sure to enjoy the many facilities including indoor pool, entertainment and the excellent food for which the hotel is known by our regular clients.

The Riviera Hotel occupies a unique position overlooking Bournemouth’s famous wooded area of Alum Chine. It already has an excellent reputation with many of our clients for the happy friendly atmosphere, excellent food and cheerful service. The many leisure facilities, including indoor and outdoor pools all combine to make the Riviera an excellent choice for your holiday. You are sure to be guaranteed a very special time at this hotel.

This exciting new tour of middle england will take you to a region of the country famous for

Suncliff Hotel

EXCURSION 1 To the historic ancient stone circle of Stonehenge` with the op- portunity to view this historic monument. Continue to the Cathedral City of Salisbury.

Riviera Hotel

EXCURSION 1 Through the New Forest via Christchurch and Brockenhurst to Lyndhurst. Continue via Romsey to the ancient city of Winchester. EXCURSION 2 Traveling through Dorset villages, first to Blandford Forum, then on to Shaftsbury via Sturminster Newton.

EXCURSION 2 Via Bere Regis and Affpuddle to the village of Moreton, burial place of Lawrence of Arabia. We stop to view the wonderful engraved church windows before going on to Weymouth.

PRICES & DATES

PRICES & DATES

Half Board

5 Days Mon 25 April

Half Board

5 Days Mon 4 July

Half Board

5 Days Mon 6 June

Half Board

5 Days Mon 22 August

Half Board

5 Days Mon 14 November

Half Board*

5 Days Mon 26 September

Half Board

* Turkey & Tinsel Tour

5 Days Mon 21 March

Its ancient mellow honey coloured limestone villages which blend perfectly into the countryside and its bustling market towns.


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EASTBOURNE The Congress Hotel

Originally known as the ‘Empress of watering places’, Eastbourne is well established within the top ten of UK beaches, with Blue Flag award winning clean sea and Seaside Award facilities. This wonderful resort with its magnificent sea front has become a top destination for our clients. Visitor attractions line the seafront including the magnificent Carpet Gardens, 1930’s Bandstand, two Napoleonic Fortresses, the restored Victorian Pier and award winning Sovereign Harbour. There is always a friendly welcome at the Congress Hotel, where you will experience a memorable stay in Eastbourne. It’s ideally situated close to the seafront, theatres and Devonshire Park. The town centre is a leisurely ten minutes walk away. The staff are always happy to assist with any queries during your stay. A spacious restaurant offers traditional English cuisine and a varied choice of menu. Live entertainment most evenings. Hot snacks and sandwiches are available at lunchtime. A very spacious hotel in a very clean holiday resort.

EASTBOURNE

EXCURSION 1 Excursion April - October To Pashley Manor Gardens a quintessential English garden offering a sumptuous blend of romantic landscaping, trees, fountains and ponds. Then on to Royal Tunbridge Wells.

EXCURSION 2 First to Hastings before going on to the exqui- site villages of Tenterdeneand Biddenden, returning via Hawkhurst and Battle.

The New Wilmington Hotel This elegant coastal town is proud to welcome over 4 million visitors a year and has been awarded Best UK Resort. The beach and wonderful seafront is one of Eastbourne’s main attractions, offering its visitors relaxation in pleasant, peaceful and interesting surroundings. You can be sure of friendly service in this comfortable hotel which is situated close to the many and varied amenities of Eastbourne. This south coast resort has beautiful gardens, superb shopping and theatres, all within easy reach of this warm, friendly hotel. EXCURSION 1 Along the coast first to Worthing before going on to Arundel with its famous castle dating from the Norman conquest.

7 DAY TOUR Morning visit to Bexhill on Sea.

EXCURSION 2 To the charming village of Alfriston with its 14th century clergy house. On to the popular town of Lewes, on the edge of the South Downs. EXCURSION 3 7/8 days and March date To Brighton the ‘City by the Sea” with its interesting narrow shopping streets called the Lanes and magnificent seafront.

PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 14 March

Half Board

4 Days Fri 22 April

Half Board

5 Days Mon 23 May

Half Board

8 Days Sat 2 July

Half Board

PRICES & DATES

7 Days Sat 20 August

Half Board

7 Days Sun 26 June

£235 Half Board

5 Days Mon 24 October

Half Board

7 Days Sat 6 August

£255 Half Board

5 Days Fri 23 December

Half Board*

5 Days Mon 5 December £239 Half Board*

* Turkey & Tinsel Tour

* Turkey & Tinsel Tour


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TORQUAY

The Derwent Hotel Torquay Leisure Hotels

WEYMOUTH Russell Hotel

quay

The best known resort on the English Riviera. Torquay is perfect for a holiday at any time of year. It is a holiday paradise and has long been recognised as a major international resort. Torquay has an excellent town centre, now pedestrianised. It has a luxury yacht marina, gourmet restaurants and waterfront shops. You also benefit from all the pleasures that the Devonshire countryside has to offer. The Derwent is the largest of the Leisure Resort hotels and has a lively and informal atmosphere. It’s easy to find a quiet spot on a sofa in the sun or on the sheltered sun-trap terrace to relax. You’ll find dining is informal and the buffet-style breakfasts are a big hit with regular guests. The dinner menus offer a good choice for each course and friendly waiting staff will be on hand to look after you. The Med Bar overlooks the indoor pool and is open during the day for tasty bar snacks and evening drinks. The Derwent is central to TLH entertainment with the Starlight Lounge hosting nightly entertainment throughout the year. Aztec Falls swimming pool is right on its doorstep. EXCURSION 1 To the Roman and Cathedral city of Exeter, with its interesting museums and its delightful bustling quayside. EXCURSION 2 Coastal tour first to Teignmouth via Shaldon, then on to Bovey Tracy and the House of Marbles Museum, with after- noon tea included. PRICES & DATES

WEYMOUTH Crown Hotel

Weymouth is the perfect destination all year round for either a short break or longer holiday. The Crown Hotel is located in an extremely favourable position at the top of Weymouth’s town centre, next to the town bridge overlooking the historic fishing harbour, and just a few minutes walk from the picturesque Brewer’s Quay. Weymouth’s beautiful sandy beach and ferry service to the Channel Islands are less than five minutes walk from the hotel. EXCURSION 1 Along the coast through Hardy Country to Sidmouth situated on the unique World Heritage Jurassic Coast famous for pre-historic fossils. It was certainly a Smuggler’s rendezvous in the days of ‘brandy for the parson and baccy for the clerk’, as the well known pirates’ poem. EXCURSION 2 Morning visit to charming Dorchester and afternoon scenic tour to Portland Bill. PRICES & DATES

Weymouth’s fame as a seaside town goes back to the times when King George III and his family spent their holidays here. Modern Weymouth is right up to date with the very best facilities. Pass the time souvenir shopping in the small character shops or watch the world go by down at the harbour. Weymouth is a popular location for all ages, with its flat esplanade, beautiful parks and pedestrianised shopping centre. The Russell Hotel is located on Weymouth’s historic Victorian Esplanade and enjoys wonderful uninterrupted views of Weymouth Bay. The Russell Hotel is a real favourite for many guests who return year after year. One of the best features of the hotel is its location - right opposite the beach and ‘on-the-flat’. Its only a short stroll along the Esplanade to the town centre. EXCURSION 1 To the beautiful town of Sherbourne. It is the variety of shops which is delightful . Antique shops, art galleries and a violin repairer, a lovely country town to enjoy. EXCURSION 2 To Blandford Forum for a short visit, and on to Poole for the afternoon. PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 7 March

£235 Half Board

5 Days Mon 18 April

£255 Half Board

5 Days Mon 16 May

£239 Half Board

5 Days Mon 18 July

£239 Half Board

5 Days Mon 30 May

Half Board

5 Days Mon 20 June

Half Board

5 Days Mon 26 September £255 Half Board

5 Days Mon 5 September

Half Board

5 Days Mon 12 September

Half Board

5 Days Mon 31 October

5 Days Mon 10 October

Half Board

5 Days Mon 5 December £239 Half Board*

5 Days Mon 31 October * Turkey & Tinsel Tour

£239 Half Board*

* Turkey & Tinsel Tour

* Turkey & Tinsel Tour

£239 Half Board*


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PAIGNTON

The Palace Hotel Paignton’s long sandy beaches, colourful atmosphere, and first class attractions are the essential ingredients for a magical family holiday. During the summer months life seems to revolve around the seafront which comes alive to the sound of laughter and holiday fun. There is also another side to this distinctive seaside town, which can be found in the elegance of its historic buildings and history. By day there are attractions galore – By night Paignton’s seafront comes alive with illuminations and is perfect for an evening stroll. A warm welcome awaits you at the Palace Hotel. Situated in a prime location on the seafront in the heart of Torbay. The Palace Hotel is directly adjacent to the Town Centre, yet maintains an air of peaceful and tranquil accommodation. Friendly courteous staff together with good food and an excellent leisure complex, including indoor pool, will ensure you have a holiday to remember. EXCURSION 1 After breakfast we depart Paignton Station on a spectacular Steam Train Journey along the stunning strech of coastline and countryside between Paignton and Kingswear. Here we board the ferry to Dartmouth for free time to explore, before re-joining our coach to return to Paignton. EXCURSION 2 To the historic Plymouth. Discover the Barbican old town and the delightful quayside shops and restaurants. PRICES & DATES

PAIGNTON

The Queens Hotel A magical place – to many of our clients it is a true alternative to a foreign holiday. To begin with the South Devon climate is just about the kindest in Britain. In the immediate area there is a pretty harbour, lovely parks and gardens, and a wealth of little coves and bays. The Queen’s hotel is situated in a quiet and peaceful location in Paignton. A short level walk will bring you to the seafront or the centre of the town. All bedrooms are ensuite, tastefully decorated and comfortably furnished. The owners pride themselves on their menu, quality of food and excellent service. There is a well stocked bar, excellent ballroom facilities and indoor pool. EXCURSION 1 To the historical “ Smugglers Coast “ first to the little port of Looe, shark fishing centre of Cornwall. On to the quaint little fishing village of Polperro with its famous Smugglers Museum. EXCURSION 2 Morning visit to Newton Abbot, thriving market town at the head of the beautiful Teign estuary, then on to the picturesque Georgian resort of Teign- mouth. EXCURSION 3 Morning visit to the popular old fishing village of Brixham with its Maritime Museum, full of fishing mementos of a long lost age. (8 day tour only). PRICES & DATES

SOUTHSEA

Royal Beach Hotel Within the Waterfront City of Portsmouth you’ll find stylish Southsea, a distinctly different shopping and leisure experience with a wide range of specialist shops and international cuisines. Its unique character sets it apart from being yet another cloned town with a harmonious mix of quality retailers and independent traders. Situated adjacent to the beach in Southsea, the Best Western Royal Beach Hotel offers superb views across the Solent and is just a few minutes by car from many of the historic attractions in Portsmouth. EXCURSION 1 To the historic City of Southampton, stroll along its bustling waterfront, visit the Maritime museum or maybe take a little retail therapy at the City’s premier West Quay shopping centre. EXCURSION 2 To the City of Chichester. With its fine cathedral, Chichester is compact and intimate with Roman Walls and a Medieval heart. From its Tudor Market Cross to the Georgian Terraces and its flourishing art scene, there is sure to be something to suit everyone. PRICES & DATES

5 Days Mon 11 April

£235

Half Board

8 Days Sat 11 June

£235

Half Board

5 Days Mon 13 June

£235 Half Board

5 Days Mon 30 May

£255

Half Board

8 Days Sat 13 August

£255

Half Board

5 Days 1 August

£255 Half Board

5 Days Mon 3 October £239

Half Board

5 Days Mon 17 October £239

Half Board

5 Days Mon 19 September £239 Half Board


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FOLKSTONE

NEWQUAY

The Britannia Burstin Hotel

Cliffdene Hotelq

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Newquay, is the West Countries beach paradise, with seven miles of soft sand. The town attracts people of all ages and interests with a warm climate that creates a perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy in any season. The first warmth of Spring arrives in January in this part of the world and the Summer lingers late into the year. For a holiday with superb food and hospitality, there is nothing more you need at this traditional family run hotel. Directly overlooking Tolcarne Beach, the hotel is in a prime position for all activities. Situated on the sea front with panoramic sea views overlooking Tolcarne Beach, the hotel is in a prime position for touring the whole of Cornwall. For those who like walking, there are the sandy beaches together with the beautiful Cornish cliff walks. The hotel is close to the railway station and bus station, local shops, amusement park, local indoor swimming pool, zoo, boating lake and Trenance Gardens. EXCURSION 1 Excursion to Atlantic coast resort of Perranporth with its magnificent beach and Millennium Sun Dial. On along the coast via Portreath and Hayle to St Ives. EXCURSION 2 To the Cathedral City of Truro and on to the lovely harbour town of Falmouth with its scenic estuary of Carric Roads, the third largest natural harbour in the world. Possible optional boat trip. along the river Fal. PRICES & DATES

CARLYON BAY

The Cliff Head Hotel Located along a private road, The Cliff Head Hotel is overlooking gorgeous sandy beaches and coves. Offering the guest comfort, peace and tranquility, the hotel is close to all the attractions of the Cornish Riviera. Built as a prestigious hotel by a local tradesman in 1934, The Cliff Head Hotel has been under private ownership for many years. Perfectly located on a private road in Carlyon Bay, and a short distance from Mevagissey and St. Austell. Situated in a beautiful scenic district of Cornwall, this holiday will suit those who appreciate those little extra delights, from a memorable holiday experience. EXCURSION 1 To the historical “ Smugglers Coast “ first to the little port of Looe, shark fishing centre of Corn- wall. On to the quaint little fishing village of Polperro with its famous Smugglers Museum. EXCURSION 2 To the Cornish harbour town of Padstow. Situated on the scenic camel estuary.

Folkestone is situated on the English Channel coast, with clear views of the French coast on clear days. This charming old resort is set on a wide sweeping promenade with sandy beaches and outstanding views. The Bandstand which hosts regular outdoor concerts; is set amongst breathtaking flower arrangements in colourful gardens. There is an excellent pedestrianised shopping area with a Cobbled Old High Street. This modern hotel is situated on the harbourside, has an indoor swimming pool and sauna along with a mini gymnasium. It is well known for it’s excellent nightly cabaret entertainment. The hotel has recently been taken over by the well known Britannia Hotels Group who have upgraded many of the hotel’s facilities. A good all round entertainment hotel which is becoming ever more popular, and which many of our clients have requested us to include in our tour programme. EXCURSION 1 To Herne Bay and the town of Canterbury. EXCURSION 2 French coastal tour (valid passport required).

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS Visit to the lovely Pine Lodge Gardens March to October (Admission not included, ). Afternoon visit to Mevagissey. PRICES & DATES PRICES & DATES

5 Days Mon 28 March

Half Board

5 Days Mon 27 June

Half Board

5 Days Mon 4 April

Half Board

5 Days Mon 23 May

Half Board

5 Days Mon 5 September

Half Board

5 Days Mon 20 June

Half Board

5 Days Mon 12 September

Half Board

5 Days Mon 24 October

Half Board

5 Days Mon 12 September

Half Board

5 Days Mon 20 November

Half Board*

5 Days Fri 23 December Christmas Package

5 Days Mon 24 October

Half Board

4 Days Fri 30 December New Year Package

* Turkey & Tinsel Tour

* Turkey & Tinsel Tour


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ISLE OF WIGHT SANDOWN

ISLE OF WIGHT SHANKLIN

Sandown is the largest resort on the island and offers a wealth of entertainment. It has long sandy beaches, good shops and a pier complete with amusements, bars and restaurants. Because of its mild and sunny climate and varied scenery the Isle of Wight is a major resort area. Cowes, on the Northern coast, is a famed yachting centre. Sandy bays, high cliffs and sheltered creeks fringe England’s second smallest county. The ideal place for that peaceful holiday. The lovely resort of Sandown together with the beauty of the island has something in store for everyone.

The Melbourne Ardenlea is located in a quiet road only five minutes walk from the beach and Shanklin Old Village. The hotel is your ideal base from which to explore the Isle of Wight. On a sunny day you can be on the beach in minutes.

The Burlington Hotel

The Melbourne Ardenlea Hotel

The Burlington is one of Sandown’s most established hotels. Originally built as an Edwardian seaside residence, it is located two minutes walk from Sandown’s lovely sandy beaches and coastal walks. A family run hotel renowned for is high standards of care and attention which make your holiday enjoyable. There is an indoor swimming pool to add to your comfort. EXCURSION 1 Island Tour.

The hotel is superbly situated in beautiful gardens in a quiet area near to the cliffs along Keats Green and close to all amenities, the beach, the Old Village and the increasing shopping centre. Entertainment is provided for your enjoyment and for dancing on the wooden dancefloor in the entrance hall. The elegant bar is next to the music enabling all guests to be part of the evening’s amusements. There is also a separate colour tv lounge and games room with table tennis, pool and darts. The swimming pool is large, indoor and heated and has the added amenities of a sauna, solarium and spa bath. EXCURSION 1 Island Tour. EXCURSION 2 Newport and Cowes.

EXCURSION 2 To Godshill and Newport. EXCURSION 1 To Ventnor and Cowes. (8 day tour only).

Half Board

8 Days Sat 20 August

Half Board

5 Days Sun 9 October

Half Board

5 Days Mon 7 November

Half Board*

5 Days Mon 27 December

Half Board**

* Turkey & Tinsel Tour ** Twixmas

Ramada Brighton Hotel Brighton’s called the ‘City by the Sea’ for good reason. You can tell you’re at the seaside from the moment you arrive, from the salty air and the seagulls wheeling overhead a barrage of ‘feel good’ cafés and bars that line the sloping streets. With a fantastic location, right on Brighton’s seafront, this impressive regency style hotel will prove to be the right choice when taking a break along the coast. Stroll among the fabulous antique shops, meander through the array of unusual boutiques and cafés in The Lanes or visit the unique Royal Pavillion. Take a trip on Britain’s oldest railway to the Marina and outlet shopping centre. The Grade II listed Ramada Brighton Hotel has a Regency frontage, original mirrors, chandeliers and high ceilinged ballroom. It brings a little 19th century elegance to your stay in East Sussex. £1 per pint/glass of house wine 2 nights’ entertainment

PRICES & DATES 5 Days Sat 30 April

BRIGHTON

EXCURSION 1 To Worthing and Bognor. EXCURSION 2 To Eastbourne and Chichester. PRICES & DATES

PRICES & DATES

5 Days Mon 13 June

Half Board

5 Days Mon 4 July

£235 Half Board

5 Days Mon 19 September

Half Board

5 Days Mon 15 August

£235 Half Board


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LYTHAM ST ANNES Clifton Park Hotel Adults only

Timeless elegance and a warm atmosphere welcomes you to the Clifton Park Hotel. The Victorian building constructed in 1905, and fully refurbished boasts 50 en-suite bedrooms. In addition to this, the hotel also includes a fully licensed restaurant and bar, lounges, a ballroom, landscaped gardens and a fabulous leisure centre, at the heart of which is a stunning indoor pool and jacuzzi. Just minutes away from the hotel is St Annes town centre, with its delightful shops, cafes and bistros. You will also find that the beach is only a stroll away with its impressive golden sands and flat promenade.

BLACKPOOL

ISLE OF MAN

The Elgin Hotel

The Rutland Hotel Located on the desirable Queens Promenade, The Rutland Hotel blends a stylish quality with a unique intimacy that is rare in the world of modern hotels. The Rutland boasts stunning views across the bay of Douglas and provides the perfect base for exploring the island. EXCURSION 1 To the scenic south of the island, calling at Castletown ancient capital of the island, Calf Sound, then on to Port Erin with the option to return to Dougllas by Steam Train. (Subject to timetable. Fare not included). (Ticket cost not included).

There is no place in the world quite like Blackpool with its seven miles of sandy beaches three piers and amazing tower. Over the years it has become known as the entertainment capital of Europe. Holidaymakers return year after year to soak up the atmosphere of this good old fashion English seaside resort. Situated on Queens promenade, the Elgin is the perfect hotel for a relaxing holiday where you will receive a warm welcome from he staff from the moment you arrive. It offers well designed bedrooms, and has a good reputation for its excellent food. The hotel is within easy reach of all the facilities this exciting resort has to offer.

EXCURSION 1 First to Skipton via scenic Lancashire countryside, then onto Oswaldtwistle shopping vil- lage. This unique shopping complex is designed to appeal to all tastes and ages, with something to amaze, charm and intrigue every visitor. EXCURSION 2 Full day visit to the Lake District, first to Keswick then onto Bowness for the afternoon.

EXCURSION 1 To Clitheroe and Oswaltwistle EXCURSION 2 To Lytham St Annes and Southport. PRICES & DATES

PRICES & DATES

PRICES & DATES

5 Days Mon 25 April

Half Board

5 Days Mon 25 April

Half Board

5 Days Mon 4 July

Half Board

5 Days Mon 6 June

Half Board

5 Days Mon 22 August

Half Board

5 Days Mon 8 August

Half Board

5 Days Mon 24 October

Half Board

5 Days Mon 12 October

Half Board

Half Board*

5 Days Mon 21 November

Half Board *

5 Days Sun 22 May

Half Board

5 Days Mon 28 November

5 Days Sun 18 September

Half Board

* Turkey & Tinsel Tour

* Turkey & Tinsel Tour


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SKEGNESS

The Royal Hotel Skegness was once a small fishing village which has been transformed over the years into a thriving holiday town. The town has a distinct Victorian feel with its formal gardens and tree-lined avenues. It also boasts 6 miles of sandy beach. Amid its own spacious grounds, an easy walk from the seafront, this renovated Victorian hotel boasts an array of leisure amenities, comfortable, en suite accommodation and pleasant public areas. During the day, stroll across to the seafront, promenade, clock tower or town centre and take advantage of this traditional seaside resort. After a day sightseeing, relax in the Colonial bar and lounge with its spacious, open-plan area serving a variety of alcoholic drinks, speciality teas and coffees. Adjacent, the more secluded club bar area and a separate traditional games room offering full-sized pool table, darts, cards and wide-screen television. EXCURSION 1 Visit to Springfields Shopping Outlet and Festival Gardens in Spalding and return via Boston. EXCURSION 2 Full day visit to the Charming City of Lincoln, a lovely City where the cathedral overlooks the river and is surrounded by Medieval buildings.

LAKE DISTRICT The Burnside Hotel

If it’s a relaxing holiday your looking for, then this is the ideal holiday for you. Lakeland is without doubt one of the most beautiful corners of England. Set in mature gardens with views overlooking Lake Windermere - England’s largest lake, yet still only 300 metres from the steamer pier and Bowness village centre, the Burnside Hotel has a truly envious position. You will find the Burnside Hotel offers you one of the finest holiday locations, and some of the most spectacular and beautiful scenery in the country. A first class hotel offering the highest standards in accommodation and cuisine, with an excellent leisure centre, comfortable lounges with Lake views. EXCURSION 1 Featuring the highlights of the Lake District, first via Rydal Water and Ambleside to Grasmere, home of Wordsworth (a chance to visit Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum*), We continue via Thirlmere to the lovely town of Keswick, just a short walk from picturesque Derwent Water. We return to Bowness via Ullswater and the Kirkstone Pass. EXCURSION 1 First to Carlisle, then along Hadrians Wall to Hexham. PRICES & DATES

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5 Days Mon 4 April

£255 Half Board

5 Days Mon 16 May

£255 Half Board

5 Days Mon 30 May

£239 Half Board

5 Days Mon 27 June

£239 Half Board

5 Days Mon 29 August

£239 Half Board

5 Days Mon 5 Sept

£239 Half Board

5 Days Mon 14 November £239 Half Board

NORWICH, NORFOLK RAILWAYS & THE BROADS Norwich can be found on the East Coast of the UK and is an amazing City to visit. Norwich has a wonderful historic


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SOUTHPORT

The Prince of Wales Hotel Located in the centre of Southport, the Prince of Wales is a beautiful reminder of our Victorian Heritage, with its elegant buildings and landscaped gardens. Combining elegant and stylish character with modern luxury the hotel is perfect for those looking simply for a quiet stay by the sea. The elegant Lord St Shopping Boulevard and Wayfarers Arcade offering style and elegance with variety and The resort of Southport often called “Paris of the North“. The Seafront incorporates a variety of parks and gardens including one of the largest marine lakes in the country. Southport has a new, award-winning classically styled Town Centre Gardens featuring fountains, bandstand, an outdoor café and seating area. It’s a great place to just sit and watch the world go by! EXCURSION 1 Via the Mersey Tunnel to Port Sunlight, which is unique and those who visit for the first time are usually astonished at what they discover. The late 19th Century village was built by William Hesketh Lever (later Viscount Leverhulme) to house his soap factory workers at Lever Brothers which eventually turned into the global giant Unilever. EXCURSION 2 Lytham St. Annes. Enjoy its peaceful parks, gardens and fine promenade. On to Cleveleys For a taste of how British seaside resorts used to be. With fine shops pavement cafes and award winning Seafront. PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 23 May

Half Board

5 Days Mon 18 July

Half Board

5 Days Mon 12 September

Half Board

5 Days Mon 21 November

Half Board*

SCARBOROUGH The Esplanade Hotel

Britain’s oldest holiday resort, famed for its variety and choice of holiday activity. Scarborough’s reputation for grace and charm blended with high standards of accommodation and variety in entertainment has spanned the centuries from its halycon days of being one of Europe’s leading Spa resorts to its steady development into the thriving holiday centre we find today. The Esplanade Hotel holds a commanding position above the cliffs overlooking Scarborough and the south bay. With fantastic views over the bay this large comfortable hotel, richly decorated and with unique charm and character abounds with genuine hospitality. Behind the oldfashioned warm welcome you will find the advantages of a well-run modern hotel. comfortable, well-planned accommodation, excellent facilities and courteous efficient service from well trained staff. It is this combination of old and new that makes our hotel so popular with many of our guests, returning year after year. EXCURSION 1 Excursion to Hornsea home of the Hornsea Pottery museum, and on to the delightful town of Bevereley important market centre and capital of The East Riding of Yorkshire. EXCURSION 2 Excursion Morning visit to Thornton Le Dale arguably one of the prettiest villages on the edge of the North. Yorkshire Moos National Park. On to the old seafaring town of Whitby with its cobbled streets picturesque. PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 16 May

Half Board

5 Days Fri 23 December Christmas Package

5 Days Mon 11 July

Half Board

4 Days Fri 30 December New Year Package

5 Days Mon 7 November

Half Board*

* Turkey & Tinsel Tour

* Turkey & Tinsel Tour

SCARBOROUGH Britannia Hotel

Britain’s oldest holiday resort, famed for its variety and choice of holiday activity. Scarborough’s reputation for grace and charm blended with high standards of accommodation and variety in entertainment has spanned the centuries from its halycon days of being one of Europe’s leading Spa resorts to its steady development into the thriving holiday centre we find today. ACCOMMODATION IN PREMIER ROOMS. EXCURSION 1 Excursion to Hornsea home of the Hornsea Pottery museum, and on to the delightful town of Bevereley important market centre and capital of The East Riding of Yorkshire. EXCURSION 2 Morning visit to Thornton Le Dale arguably one of the prettiest villages on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moos National Park. On to the old seafaring town of Whitby with its cobbled streets picturesque. PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 16 Apr £235 Half Board 5 Days Mon 11 July £255 Half Board 5 Days Mon 26 September £239 Half Board


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MAJESTIC YORK York is a historic and beautiful city, believed to date back from Roman times. York is the county town of Yorkshire and is considered by many to be the North of England’s key city. York City Centre is contained inside large compact walls, gates are provided for entrance to the city. Within these walls there are Georgian, Medieval and Victorian streets, nearly all the shops in these streets have kept almost all of there ancient features this is one of the reasons it is so popular.

Newington Hotel Overlooking the Knavesmire Common and York Racecourse, the Newington Hotel is a grade 2 listed building, which was originally built as a terrace of 3 Georgian Townhouses. It has been tastefully converted and retaining many Georgian period fea- tures, the hotel still boasts original Georgian door frames and fireplace and the original Georgian façade. The Newington Hotel offers the facilities and hospitality usually only associated with much larger hotels, while retaining the per- sonal service, cosy and comfortable atmosphere which can only come from a family-run business. All the bedrooms are decorated to an excellent standard keeping many of the original features.

NORTHUMBERLAND Northumberland, the most northerly county in England, and the fifth largest in size, is one of the least known of all the English counties. It is a county which travelers from the south pass through on their way to Scotland, either by way of the Great North Road or by train missing some of the most glorious or varied scenery in the British Isles. This area includes the thickly populated district, famous the world over as Teesside. Triangular in shape, Northumberland is bordered on the north by the River Tweed and Berwickshire, on the west by the Cheviot Hills and Cumberland, on the south by the Tyne and the county of Durham, and on the east by the North Sea. With a coast line stretching from north of Berwick upon Tweed to the mouth of the Tyne, forty miles of which has been designated as scenery of outstanding natural beauty.

Britannia Newcastle Airport Hotel A modern new hotel conveniently located beside Newcastle International Airport. The hotel is also excellently located for our Northumbrian Special. All rooms have Coffee/tea making facilities, direct-dial telephone, hairdryer, wake-up service, shower bath and remote control television. All rooms have dressing table with chair and en-suite with bath and shower. The Old Rangoon Restaurant serves traditional dishes including an a la carte menu. The Cocktail Bar is more relaxed and serves lighter bites throughout the day until late evening. Thanks to our 24 hour room. DAY 1 After local pick-ups we travel to Carlisle for a visit before following the route of Hadrian’s Wall before arriving at the Britannia Hotel in Newcastle, our base for the next 4 nights. DAY 2 Excursion - After breakfast we travel to the wonderful cathedral city of Durham. DAY 3 After breakfast we depart on an excursion along the Northumbrian coast to Bamburgh with its interesting

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castle and local museums. We return via thevillage of Alnwick home of the Dukes of Northumberland. DAY 4 Excursion Day at leisure. Situated close to the Metro station the hotel is within easy reach of both Newcastle upon Tyne centre and Gateshead with a metro train to the centre of Newcastle every twelve minutes. DAY 5 After breakfast we check out of our hotel and begin our homeward journey.

5 Days Mon 4 July

£255 Half Board

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5 Days Mon 29 August

£239 Half Board

5 Days Mon 9 May

£255 Half Board

5 Days Mon 24 October

£239 Half Board

5 Days Mon 1 August

£239 Half Board


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Join us on a quality Warner break where you will be spoilt for choice with so many things to do and so many ways to relax, that it can be difficult to fit everything in. Whether it’s a relaxing break in the sumptuous period surroundings of a Historic Hotel, or the luxury of a coastal retreat.

BEMBRIDGE

NIDD HALL

Isle of Wight

When gentle waves lap quietly at the sand just metres from your room and your only decision is how best to relax, you know your break is special indeed. For the living’s easy at Bembridge Coast, sited on a temptingly secluded stretch of the shore at Bembridge on the Isle of Wight. It’s a tribute to the care lavished upon Bembridge by our Warner team that the surroundings have a sense of unsullied, unhirried beauty. With exquisite views out to sea and our 23 acres of grounds, including the famous Spanish Gardens, Bembridge is the ideal base from which to explore the Isle of Wight’s finest treasures; from Alum Bay and the Needles to Cowes and Carisbrooke Castle. Fitness studio with indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, tropicarium, 23 acres of stunningly landscaped gardens including the famous Spanish Gardens, boules, fun croquet, indoor & outdoor bowls. EXCURSION 1 Round the island tour via San- down Shanklin Freshwater Bay Alum Bay and Yarmouth. EXCURSION 2 To Godshill then on to Cowes. PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 6 June

£235 Half Board

5 Days Fri 1 August

£255 Half Board

5 Days Mon 26 September £239 Half Board

Near Harrogate

Lose yourself in the beauty of this stunning building where Edward VIII is said to have first met Mrs. Wallis Simpson. Experience the tranquility of the library, unwind in the sauna, enjoy a beauty therapy, or take a stroll around the maginficent grounds. If you love a gentler pace to life, then this is the hotel you will most definately adore. We have done wonders to preserve Nidd Halls centuried and essential character. Staircases sweep you past gorgeous carvings and cornices; theres an orangery and the tranquility of the old library. There is never a dull moment when you take a break at Nidd Hall Hotel. Whether you’re the active type or simply want to relax and unwind, our selection of inclusive leisure activities will not disappoint. Fitness studio, archery, croquet, air rifle shooting, cycling, putting green, outdoor all weather bowls green, Indoor heated 20 metre swimming pool, spa pool, steam room, sauna, tropicarium. EXCURSION 1 To the beautiful spa town of Harrogate with its world famous Betty’s Tearooms. PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 29 August

£235 Half Board


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WARNERS BODELWYDDAN CASTLE Over 50’s only Drinks Inclusive

CRICKET ST. THOMAS

An Ivy clad castle built for opulence rather than defence this fine Victorian folly lies in the Clwydian Hills amongst 200 acres of parkland. The history of Bodelwyddan (pronounced Boddle-withan) is altogether more benign. For it was the inten- tion of the Victorians in 1830 not to raise a fortress, but to display a family’s wealth as visibly and romantically as possible. And you’re part of a fairytale from the moment you cross Bodelwyddan’s Gothic threshold. Look out for the Jacobean-style staircase, the medieval weaponry in the entrance hall and the marble chimney piece dating from 1700. Bar opening times: 3.30pm - 11.00pm Monday 12noon - 11.00pm Tuesday - Friday (Closed Friday morning) Offering: House wine by the glass, draught lagers & beers, house spirits, pumped mixers. Tea/coffee 12noon - 11.00pm EXCURSION 1 Excursion to the Victorian resort of Llandudno. Excursion to Prestatyn and St. Asaph. PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 31 January

LITTLECOTE HOUSE Somerset

Cricket St. Thomas is an elegant mansion built c1820 in the heart of Somerset’s cider country. Designed in the Regency manner by the famed neo-classicist Sir John Sloane, the house is noted for its glorious Grade II-listed gardens of mature cedars, maples and yews. Today you can readily appreciate and enjoy the loving care that Lord Hood and his family lavished on this stunning estate. Within the grounds is the 12th Century parish church of St Thomas, which features the brocade cloth which adorned the Coronation altar in 1953. All told, with a heritage as noble and as aried as this, it’s small wonder that the BBC chose the estate of Cricket St Thomas as location for the popular sitcom ‘To The Manor Born’. Facilities include: Fitness Studio, Archery, Croquet, Air Rifle Shooting, Cycling - Cycle hire available for a small charge, Putting Green, Outdoor All Weather Bowls Green. Regular Entertainment. EXCURSION 1 Via Axminster and Bridport to Dorchester, then on to Weymouth for the afternoon. PRICES & DATES

£239 Half Board

5 Days Mon 21 November £235 Half Board

Located in the leafy lanes of the Berkshire countryside, ten minutes from the delightful village of Hungerford, this 16th century Cotswolds retreat is only an hour from London but feels like a different world. The house has welcomed Tudor monarchs and Regency nobles in its time - a tradition of hospitality thatcontinues to this day. The story of Littlecote House spans thousands of years. In its vari- ous guises, the property has played host to occupying Romans (the remains of an opulent villa can be found in the grounds), a Tudor tryst and a Civil War army. It was here that King Henry VIII was introduced to his third wife Jane Seymour, an event marked by a wonderful stained-glass roundel in the Great Hall. More recently, the house has been a seat of wartime government - you can still visit the rooms where the D-Day landings were planned and history changed forever. Facilities include: Indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna, Steam Room, Fitness Studio, Evening shows, Health & Beauty therapies (extra cost) EXCURSION 1 To the Roman City of Bath with its famous Abbey,Roman Baths and pump rooms. Via Marlborough and Avebury Stone Circle. PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 9 May

£235 Half Board

5 Days Mon 17 October

£235 Half Board


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GEMS OF SOUTH WALES

& The Welsh National Botanical Garden The Castle Hotel, Neath Originally a coaching inn dating back to 1695 and birthplace of the Welsh Rugby Union, the Castle Hotel is a delightful retreat located in the heart of Neath. The Hotel is ideally situated for exploring the stunning Swansea Bay and Gower coastlines and visiting a host of superb attractions including Afan Forest and Brecon Beacons National Park. The Castle hotel is owned and run by a local family, and is conveniently located for our tour of the gems of South Wales. You will be assured of a very warm Welsh welcome and the staff will strive to make your visit enjoyable and memorable. EXCURSION 1 Full Day to the vibrant city of Cardiff commercial centre seaport and university city.

TENBY PEMBROKESHIRE The Clarence Hotel

Tenby is both a medieval walled town and one of Wales’ favourite seaside resorts, in the only coastal National Park in Britain. Its ancient harbour, surrounded by Regency houses in pastel colours, is a focus for artists and photographers and its four sheltered beaches offer safe bathing. The Clarence House Hotel is superbly situated in the centre of the Esplanade, enjoying panoramic views of the South Shore. With excellent service, good food and a friendly atmosphere, we are sure you will enjoy a memorable holiday at the Clarence.

EXCURSION 2 To the National Botanical Garden of Wales set on historical parkland dating back 400 years. It is now one of the most visited gardens in the UK.

EXCURSION 1 Excursion Via Narbeth, Crymmych, Cenarth Falls, New- castle Emlyn and onto Camartham.

EXCURSION 3 To the Gower Peninsular stopping at Bracelet Bay, and on to Swansea.

EXCURSION 2 To Fishguard Bay and onto St. Davids with its famous Cathedral. Return via Solva, Newgale, St. Brides Bay and Pembroke to Tenby.

PRICES & DATES

PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 6 June

£235 Half Board

5 Days Mon 15 August

£255 Half Board

5 Days Mon 23 May 5 Days Mon 27 June 5 Days Mon 17 October 5 Days Mon 5 December

Half Board 1Hr Free House Bar ** Half Board 1Hr Free House Bar ** Half Board 1Hr Free House Bar ** Half Board * 2Hr Free House Bar **

** Turkey & Tinsel Tour ** F  ree House Bar each evening on draught beer/house wine & soft drinks


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PANORAMIC SCOTTISH RAMBLER Columba Hotel, Oban & Craws Nest Hotel, Anstruther

A blend of magnificent Highland scenery with a cruise to the famous isles of Mull and Iona. A fabulous rail journey on one of the most scenic railway lines in Europe between Oban and Crianlarich. This five night tour is based in the coastal towns of Oban and Anstruther staying in excellent three star hotels. DAY 1 Travel north to Oban and the waterside 3 star Columba Hotel where every room has a view. Relax before dinner.

to the coastal fishing village of Anstruther and the Craws Nest Hotel, your home for the nest 2 nights.

DAY 2 After breakfast board the ferry to the Isle of Mull. On arrival we tour the south of the island seeing Torosay Castle, Duart Castle and then to the ferry terminal and your short crossing to the tiny Isle of Iona associated with ancient Christianity for centuries.

DAY 5 A remarkable day awaits us today. We depart the hotel on a coastal drive through picturesque Fife to the university town of St. Andrews, the home of golf for over 600 years. There is also a wonderful beach to enjoy as well as coastal strolls. After lunch head inland to Cupar continuing south via Leven where you pick up the coastal road passing through the tranquil and unspoiled fishing villages of Elie, Pittenweem and St Monans, before arriving back in your hotel in time for dinner.

DAY 1 Free day in Oban to explore. DAY 4 After a hearty breakfast we depart Oban on the train to Crianlarich, where our coach awaits you to take you on a scenic drive along the shoreline of Loch Tay, through Crieff, Comrie and Perdi, with some time free before proceeding

DAY SIX After breakfast you head for home over the Forth Road Bridge.

PRICES & DATES 6 Days Sun 14 August

ÂŁ235 Half Board

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DUNOON

DUNOON

DUNOON

A luxury hotel in the true sense of the word, The Argyll Hotel, with its majestic views of the River Clyde , is a stylish property in the very heart of Dunoon. While many of Dunoon hotels claim to have Dunoon’s landmarks on their doorstep, The Argyll Hotel is itself one of these landmarks!

Looking out over the water, on the traffic-free West Bay Promenade in Dunoon, Argyll, this family-run hotel offers excellent value, with a warm welcome, tasty meals and comfortable rooms.

Dunoon is two great resorts in one, a traditional seaside resort, and a good base for exploring the rugged mountain scenery. The hotel is superbly situated looking across the Clyde with pleasant gardens reaching down to the promenade.

Argyll Hotel

The Argyll, Dunoon’s renowned hotel for Scottish ambience and cuisine offers newly refurbished accommodation throughout. It offers beautiful individually styled bedrooms all equipped to high standard and many with panoramic views of the river Clyde.

Esplandade Hotel

The Esplanade Hotel is a long-established family-run hotel that prides itself on offering a warm welcome and a friendly, relaxing atmosphere. In a beautiful, peaceful area and surrounded by its own colourful flower gardens, the hotel is great for a quiet, restful break. Above the garden, the sun terrace boasts stunning panoramic views over the River Clyde.

Royal Marine Hotel

The Royal Marine Hotel overlooks the magnificent scenery of Loch Long & Holy Loch and stands at the Gateway to the Highlands.The present proprietors of the Royal Marine Hotel purchased the hotel in 1985 and since that time have constantly upgraded the facilities, whilst retaining the original character of this magnificent building. The hotel is noted for its very friendly service and excellent cuisine. The Kilcreggan dining room has beautiful views to the sea and hills beyond. Already very popular with many of our clients, this hotel will provide a very memorable holiday, in a beautiful area of Scotland. EXCURSION 1 Through the Argyll forest and alongside Lock Eck to Inverary, a white walled town with a castle on the banks of Lock Fyne, and return via Loch Lomond. EXCURSION 2 The highlight of the holiday as we catch the ferry to the beautiful Isle of Bute and visit the Island’s capital, Rothesay.

PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 13 June £235 5 Days Mon 1 August £235 5 Days Mon 5 September £235 4 Days Mon 27 December £235

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LOCH LOMOND & THE ROAD TO THE ISLES

EDINBURGH TATTOO 5 DAY TRIP

Arrochar Hotel

Arrochar Hotel, Arrochar, Loch Lomond

A Touch of Highland Magic so Book Early! This tour usually sells out very quickly. Edinburgh’s face is her fortune. At this time of the year the city stages the International Arts Festival and also the world renowned Military Tattoo. Visitors from all over the world come together to watch the dazzling military displays.

Take the ‘High Road’ to bonnie Loch Lomond - Queen of Scotland’s lochs - and enjoy the pure air and the simple beauty of the lochs and surrounding mountains., it’s quite simply a perfect location for those seeking the splendid scenery that Scotland’s famous for, whilst traditional style entertainment in good company with new found friends, will help make your evenings go with a swing after a day’s pleasurable sightseeing.

Magnificently situated at the very foot of the ‘Arrochar Alps’ on the shores of Loch Long, the Arrochar Hotel is only two miles from Loch Lomond and is ideal for a relaxing break or great to discover some of Europe’s finest scenery. A warm welcome awaits guests. Step into the former coaching inn and soak up the peace and tranquility for which the Scottish Highlands are famous. Guests can relax with a fine malt whiskey in the lounge bar, before dining in the restaurant with many a fine Scottish meal to choose from. Sit back, unwind and enjoy the magnificent Loch Views.

Magnificently situated at the very foot of the ‘Arrochar Alps’ on the shores of Loch Long, the Arrochar Hotel is only two miles from Loch Lomond and is ideal for a relaxing break or great to discover some of Europe’s finest scenery. A warm welcome awaits guests. Step into the former coaching inn and soak up the peace and tranquility for which the Scottish Highlands are famous. Guests can relax with a fine malt whiskey in the lounge bar, before dining in the restaurant with many a fine Scottish meal to choose from. Sit back, unwind and enjoy the magnificent Loch Views.

DAY ONE After local pick ups we travel to Scotland with comfort stops en-route, arriving at the Arrochar Hotel in time for dinner. DAY TWO After breakfast we depart on a scenic tour through spectacular countryside to Helensburgh and on to Loch Lomond, then on to The Trossachs and Callander. We return to our hotel late afternoon with time to relax before dinner. DAY THREE Morning free to have lunch then an excursion to Edinburgh including the performance of the Tattoo staged in Edinburgh Castle. DAY FOUR Late morning departure to Inverary. DAY FIVE After breakfast we return home.

* 3 Nights Half Board 1 Night Bed & Breakfast

Bruce Hotel East Kilbride

East Kilbride is a suburban town in south Lanarkshire in the west central lowlands. Once a small and historic village prior to its post war development. The town now boasts an Olympic swimming pool and major shopping mal. The Bruce hotel is a friendly family run hotel,which is Ideally situated and superbly run. It has attractive Bedrooms with all the comforts of a modern hotel.

DAY ONE 1 With comfort stops en-route, including time for lunch at Moffatt, before arriving at Bruce Hotel East Kilbride. Time to freshen up before making our way to Edinburgh for the evening performance of the Tattoo. We return to the hotel after the performance.

DAY ONE Travel north and over the Scottish border along the shores of Loch Lomond to Tarbet and on to the Arrochar Hotel. DAY TWO Our excursion today takes us along the north shores of Loch Fyne to Inverary for a short visit and then on to Oban. DAY THREE After breakfast our excursion takes us along Loch Lomond and on through the Trosscahs and Aberfoyle to Callender. We return to hotel via Srathyre, Crianlarich and Loch Lommond.

DAY 2 After breakfast we return to Edinburgh for sightseeing, departing approximately 5pm to return to our hotel.

DAY FOUR Along the shores of Loch Long to Garelochead and on to Helensborough. After our visit we continue to the city of Glasgow for free time to explore.

DAY 3 After breakfast we check out and return home, calling at Windermere enroute.

DAY FIVE Return home. PRICES & DATES

PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 8 August

EDINBURGH TATTOO 3 DAY TRIP

£235 Half Board*

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5 Days Mon 25 July

£235 Half Board

3 Days Sat 27 August*

5 Days Mon 22 August

£235 Half Board

* 1 night half board, 1 night bed & breakfast

5 Days Mon 10 October

£235 Half Board


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JOHN O’GROATS, THE ORKNEYS & THE ROYAL CASTLE OF MEY The Station Hotel, Thurso

Orkney is off the northern tip of Scotland, where the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean meet. In the spring and summer months, the days are long and the skies are enormous, which literally lengthens your day. Castle of Mey — Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother first saw what was then Barrogill Castle in 1952, while mourning the death of her husband, King George VI. Falling for its ruined isolated charm, and hearing it was to be abandoned, she declared: “Never! It’s part of Scotland’s heritage. I’ll save it” The Queen Mother renovated and restored it and created the beautiful gardens you see today. Thurso is situated at the mouth of the River Thurso, surrounded by the North Sea, and traces its origins to the Viking past. The Coast is just 5 minutes’ walk from the town centre. Thurso has many fine features including Old St. Peters Church, Harald’s Tower, The Fisherbiggins, The Meadow Well and The Castle. Station Hotel Thurso is situated in the centre of Thurso with its good range of shops, bars and restaurants. All bedrooms have been modernised to provide en suite facilities, remote control televisions, hospitality tray, hairdryer, trouser press, and direct dial telephone. DAY 1 Having travelled north over the border with comfort stops en-route we arrive at our Perthshire hotel with time to settle in before dinner, for our first overnight stay. DAY 2 After breakfast we continue our journey north stopping in Inverness with time for lunch before continuing our journey to Thurso our base for the next three nights. DAY 3 Today we depart on our excursion to the Orkney Islands. With their majestic beauty and ancient treasury of heritage. Our guide will show us interest at every turn. It’s not hard to wonder why these Islands were

This new Boats & Trains package is sure to delight. Based in the centre of Highland grandeur, only a short distance from Inverness it is a tour that cap- tures all the great things this magnificent area has to offer. The Carrbridge Hotel in Carrbridge is situated in an 18th Century village deep in the heart of the Scottish High- lands. This family run hotel is set amidst breathtaking scenery on the banks of the River Dulnain with spectacular views of the Cairngorm Mountain Range offering each room in the hotel a traditional highland feel. Originally established as an Inn for weary travelers’ in 1803, the Hotel has been sympathetically extended and refurbished over the years. The famous packhorse bridge, reputed to be one of the oldest bridges of its kind in Scotland, dating back to 1717, is situated directly opposite the Hotel. NC. 3 Nights entertainment including a ceilidh night. Entrance to Urquarht castle, a journey on the cairngorm funicular Railway, cruise on loch ness and a journey on the kyle railway line.

once believed to be at the edge of the world. After an enjoyable and memorable tour we return to our hotel for dinner. DAY 4 Today takes us along the coast, first to lovely Castle of Mey* with its spectacular views over the Pentland Forth. Onto John O’Groats Britain’s most northerly village before returning to Thurso. DAY 5 After breakfast we leave our hotel and travel to Perthshire for our last overnight stay. DAY 6 Sadly today we bid farewell to Scotland and return home arriving early evening.

PRICES & DATES 6 Days Sun 3 July

BOATS & TRAINS OF THE HIGHLANDS

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GLORIOUS GALWAY Irelands West Coast Flannerys Hotel, Galway

THE MOUNTAINS OF MOURNE, GEMS OF ANTRIM & THE GIANTS CAUSEWAY Ulster is a land of epics and folklore, a place which has inspired generations of poets and artists to translate its contrasting landscapes into tumbling chains of words or the soft beauty of water-coloured paper. It is the place where the spectacular Mourne Mountains and Giant’s Causeway are in stark contrast to Donegal strands and placid Fermanagh lakes; where warm, friendly people who care little for the distinctions of class have evolved a way of life as honestly stubborn as the land from which they have grown. We will also discover the colourful energetic city of Belfast making this tour an exciting change, and memorable friendly experience. DAY 1 Travel north to Holyhead for our crossing to Dun Laoaghaire by HSS fast ferry and on to the Regency Hotel in Dublin for our first overnight stay.

Causeway, where we stop to view this amazing historic rock formation. Onto the White Horse Hotel in Londonderry for a two night stay.

DAY 2 Depart Dublin and travel north to Dundalk then around the coast skirting the wonderful Mountains of Mourne to the old seaside golfing town of Newcastle. After our visit make our way to Belfast and the Ramada Encore hotel Belfast for a two night stay.

DAY 5 Today we take a guided tour of Derry and its City Walls. Afterwards travel to County Donegal with a short stop in Letterkenny before going on to Glenveagh National Park, with its wonderful castle and fabulous gardens. Admission included.

DAY 3 Visit to the city of Belfast where we take a guided tour and of course save a little time for shopping! DAY 4 Travel through the beautiful Glens of Antrim to the amazing and wonderful Giants

DAY 6 Sadly today we make our way to Belfast for the HSS ferry crossing to Stranrear and homeward bound. Please note: A separate overnight bag is recommended. *Sea crossings by HSS ferry subject to availability.

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The gateway to Connemara, this beautiful region guarantees a taster of every aspect of traditional Ireland. Tour pretty Irish villages, tranquil lakes and delightful countryside, or to contrast soak up this bohemian atmosphere and lively spirit of Galway City. This region has something for everyone and visitors return time and time again. Flannerys Hotel is long established in Galway as a hotel offering comfort and style within relaxed surroundings. A welcome choice for leisure guests. They take pride in ensuring that a special emphasis is placed on guest comfort enhanced by a genuinely caring and efficient service. The interior features tasteful décor excellent restaurant and relaxing cocktail bar. DAY 1 Travel to Holyhead for our crossing to Dublin and onto to our for our first overnight stay in the Dublin area. DAY 2 After breakfast we travel to Galway with free time before checking into the Flannery Hotel which will be our base for the next three nights. DAY 3 Today, we depart on an excursion through Connemara to admire the wonderful views of the bogland and magical mountains. We travel along the shoreline of Galway Bay to the village of Spiddal, where many of the villagers retain the Irish language and a traditional way of life. We continue on to Maam Cross with a stop at Clifden for a visit to Dan O’Hara’s Heritage and History centre followed by a visit to Kylemore Abbey and Gardens. Return to Galway in time for dinner. DAY 4 After breakfast we depart on a scenic coastal tour via Gort to Ennis and onto Ennistymon. From here follow the coastal route to view the famous Cliffs of Moher.

The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland’s top Visitor attractions. The Cliffs are 214m high at the highest point and range for 8 kilometres over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare. O’Brien’s Tower stands proudly on a headland of the majestic Cliffs. From the Cliffs one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, as well as The Twelve Pins, the Maum Turk Mountains in Connemara and Loop Head to the South. After our visit we continue to the lovely old town of Lisdoonvarna famous for its Matchmaking Festival. After a short visit we travel the coastal route via Ballyvaughan to Galway which affords lovely views of Galway Bay. DAY 5 Leave Galway and make your way back to the Dublin area, overnight stop in Dublin or the outskirts. DAY 6 Time to leave the Emerald Isle. Make our way to the ferry portfor your homeward journey. Please note: A separate overnight bag is recommended.

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6 Days Sun 29 May

Half Board

6 Days Sun 12 June

Half Board

6 Days Sun 18 September

Half Board

6 Days Sun 9 October

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RING OF KERRY

Includes a guided tour of the Ring of Kerry Welcome to the land of spectacular scenery, rugged mountains and unparalleled seascapes, combined with the warmest of Celtic welcomes. This beautiful part of traditional Southern Ireland is a must for those who enjoy being pampered in excellent accommodation with first class friendly service. Let Ireland cast its spell on you. All bedrooms are en-suite and the modern comforts you could wish for await you. Each room has a colour television, direct dial telephone and complimentary tea or coffee making facilities. Guests enjoy Irish cuisine at its best, a skillful team of chefs select from a range of fresh local produce. DAY 1 After local pick-ups we travel to Fishguard for the afternoon crossing to Rosslare, sailing time 3 hrs 30 mins on the Stena Super Ferry. On arrival we travel the short distance to the Dooleys Hotel in Waterford, arriving in time for dinner and our first overnight stay in Ireland. DAY 2 After a hearty Irish breakfast we leave Waterford and travel to Jamesons Whiskey Distillery for a visit and tasting, before going on to Blarney with its famous castle and stone. We arrive late afternoon at the Eviston House Hotel, which is situated in the centre of the old town of Killarney. Time to settle in before dinner. This will be our base for the next three nights. DAY 3 After a leisurely Irish breakfast the day is free at your leisure to explore the Irish charm of Killarney, or enjoy a cruise on Lough Leane.

DAY 4 After breakfast we are joined by a local tourist guide for an escorted tour around the beautiful and spectacular coastal scenery. We visit the picturesque village of Killorgan perched high above the banks of the River Laune and fishing ports of Cahirciveen and Waterville – a day to remember. DAY 5 Today we make our way to Dublin (comfort stops enroute) arriving at the Regency Hotel with time for dinner and our last overnight stop. DAY 6 Morning at leisure in Dublin with time to find lunch, before travelling to Dun Laoghaire for our return* crossing to Holyhead. Please note: A separate overnight bag is recommended. *Sea crossings by HSS ferry subject to availability.

DUBLIN’S FAIR CITY Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, lies on Dublin Bay and overlooks the Irish sea that divides Ireland and Great Britain. The city ranks among the top tourist destinations in Europe and in the last decade there has been a boom, which has seen areas of Dublin change dramatically. Many historical areas have been rejuvenated and restored.

McEniff Ardmore Hotel Conveniently located 3km from the City Centre, close to all major attractions, including the famous O’Connell Street. The Regency Hotel is the perfect retreat for the leisure traveler, Following the completion of a huge refurbishment, the hotel is now home to 282 luxury appointed guest bedrooms, and a luxurious health and leisure centre. DAY 1 Travel to Holyhead for our crossing to Dun Laoghaire and onto the Regency Hotel for a two night stay on a bed and breakfast basis. DAY 2 Morning guided tour of Dublin then at leisure. DAY 3 After breakfast we travel to the seaside town of Bray for a short visit before returning to Dun Laoghaire for our return crossing to Holyhead and homeward bound. PRICES & DATES

PRICES & DATES 6 Days Sun 26 June

Bed and Breakfast

3 Days Sat 28 May

Half Board

6 Days Sun 7 August

Bed and Breakfast

3 Days Sat 27 August

Half Board

6 Days Sun 2 October

Bed and Breakfast

3 Days Sat 11 November

Half Board


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GERMANY Rhine Cruise

The mighty Rhine is Europe’s best known river, flowing from the Alps of Switzerland to the Dutch North sea coast, through a historical landscape of legend and superb scenery, past great cities, vineyards and fairytale castles perched on cliff tops. We are sure that our regular clients will enjoy this lovely cruise and are certain to have a very memorable experience during this holiday. Complete comfort is offered on the Princess Christina, a fully airconditioned ship. Everything on board has been designed to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The Princess Christina has an elegant lounge with picture windows offering a panoramic view. There is a bar on the promenade deck and an elegantly furnished restaurant on the cabin deck. The large sun deck is partially covered. All outward facing cabins have twin beds, air-conditioning, shower and toilet, satellite TV, in-house movies and a continental electricity socket (220 volts). The Princess Christina has a stair lift between the main deck and from the main deck to the restaurant on the cabin deck. 8 DAY (MV PRINCESS CHRISTINA) DAY 1 Day One Overnight sailing from Hull to Rotterdam, accommodation in en-suite cabins. DAY 2 On our arrival in Rotterdam we disembark and continue to Cologne with comfort stops en-route. On arrival in Cologne we board the Rhine Cruiseliner MV Christina to settle in before dinner on board. Vessel stays docked overnight. DAY 3 Depart Cologne at 0700hrs and cruise down the Rhine to Andernach, breakfast en-route arriving at 1400hrs, with the remainder of the afternoon free for sightseeing. DAY 4 Depart Andernach

0600hrs and cruise along the Rhine and Moselle to Cochem, arriving at 1300hrs with afternoon free for sightseeing. DAY 5 Depart Cochem at 0700hrs cruising the Moselle arriving in Rüdesheim at 1800hrs. After dinner on board, time to explore Rüdesheim.

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DAY 6 After breakfast we depart 0700hrs and cruise up the Rhine to Cologne, arriving at 1300hrs with the remainder of the afternoon free for sightseeing.

8 Days Sun 15 May

DAY 7 After breakfast we disembark and return to Rotterdam for our overnight crossing to Hull, accommodation in en-suite cabins.

5 Nights half board onboard Princess Christina 2 Nights ensuite cabin on overnight sailings (no meals included)

DAY 8 Arrive Hull and return home.

3 Days Sat 24 September

Meal package available on overnight sailings: 1 breakfast and 1 evening meal = £24

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SWISS EXPLORE / LAKE LUCERNE Krone Hotel in Sarnen

This lovely resort is positioned on a lake and surrounded by lovely countryside and beautiful mountains, between Lucerne Interlaken. The Krone hotel is situated right in the centre of Sarnen. Guests are offered comfortable accommodation with a modern style. There is a fine restaurant and a bar in which you can relax after a day’s sightseeing. DAY 1 Travel to Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais and onto our Overnight stop in Metz, France. DAY 2 Our journey south continues into Switzerland and to the Lake Lucerne resort of Sarnen which will be our base for 5 nights at the Krone hotel. DAY 3 At leisure to enjoy the lovely picturesque resort of Sarnen. DAY 4 A full day to Lucerne City with its beautiful old quarter with medieval squares and old churches. From the town there are stunning mountain and lake

views. There will be a 2hr guided tour of Lucerne and 1hr boat trip on the lake. In addition, there will also be a visit to Engleberg Cheese producer. DAY 5 Today there will be a visit to Zurich, with a 2hr guided city tour. DAY 6 Today we will take you to Bern, the historic Swiss capital. DAY 7 We depart the hotel and return to Metz, France for our overnight stay. DAY 8 Depart hotel and travel to Calais for the short sea crossing to Dover, and journey home.

PRICES & DATES 8 Days Sun 23 July

6 Nights half board in resort, 2 nights B&B en-route. Full passpport required, seperate overnight bag for en-suite stops.


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AUSTRIAN SPECTACULAR Zell-Am-See and Salzburgerland

Nesting in a delightful valley beneath towering mountain peaks near the Arlberg Pass, this elegant town has been chosen as the base for a fascinating tour encompassing a selection of the many attractions in this ever popular area. Zell am See, one of Austria’s most beautiful resorts, nestles at an altitude of 757 m between a magnificent mountain backdrop and the beautiful ‘Zeller lake’, in the heart of the ‘Salzburger Land’ region. Feel the pulse of the charming alpine town in its romantic streets, lined with shops and cafés and along the lakeside promenade. We are sure that the Itinerary on this tour will be of great interest to many of our regular clients as we have endeavoured to include some of the most spectacular scenery In Austria. Hotel “Zum Hirschen” is located in the very heart of the romantic village of Zell am See. The lake which is about two minutes walk away was honoured due it’s drinking water quality, the mountains that are famous for ther panorama and can be reached by gondola, which is also just a short distance from the hotel.The atmosphere is very friendly and the staff strive to ensure you have a comfortable and memorable stay. The Hotel Zum Hirschen Facilities: Reception, lounge, TV-room, restaurant, house bar in a typical alpine style, Lift, terrace with service in the pedestrian zone, stunning terrace for hotel guests.

DAY 1 Travel to Dover for our short sea crossing to Calais and onto our first overnight stay in Belgium/Germany on Bed & Breakfast basis. DAY 2 After breakfast travel through Germany and over the border into Austria arrival at the hotel Zum Hirschen in Zell am See for a six night stay on half board basis. DAY 3 In the morning after a leisurely breakfast enjoy a guided walk around the village to familiarise yourselves with what Zell am See has to offer. Afternoon optional lake cruise. (fare not included.) DAY 4 Today after breakfast we will take you back to the days of the Austrian Imperial Railways, when we board the Gisela Train for our journey from Zell am See though the lush green countryside to Kitzbühel. This pretty popular resort is pleasant to have a wander round or to sit at one of the street cafés in the pedestrian zone. Not to be missed is an optional trip up one of the Gondolas for some spectacular scenery. ( Fare not included.) DAY 5 Travel to Salzburg. The “city of Mozart” boasts magnificent architecture, elegant squares and

beautiful gardens, the city is also renowned as the location of the famous film “the sound of music”. Enjoy a ½ day tour including a walk through the heart of the city. Walk through the beautiful gardens of Mirabell Palace, pass the famous marionette theatre and over the River Salzach in to the historic Old town. Free time to explore after the tour. DAY 6 Today after breakfast travel through some of the finest scenery in Europe and encounter immeasurable natural beauty on this unique panorama drive up what is certainly the most famous road over the Alps. You will also see an incomparable diversity of flora and fauna. At 3,798 m above sea level you can stop to admire the spectacular Grossglockner glacier and the local residents – the marmots! DAY 7 Free day to explore Zell am See DAY 8 Sadly after breakfast we depart Zell am See and retrace our journey through Germany/Belgium for our last overnight stay Bed & Breakfast basis. DAY 9 Return to Calais for our short sea crossing to Dover and homeward bound.

PRICES & DATES 9 Days Sat 3 September

2 nights bed & breakfast en-route. 6 nights half board at resort. Full passport required. Small overnight bag required for overnight stops.


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PICTURESQUE BRITTANY, ST. MALO, FRANCE Escale Oceania Hotel

The town of St.Malo is a maze of charming narrow streets which are a joy to explore where you will find hospitable bars and cafes with a seafaring theme. Along side the fashionable boutiques and quality shops.

HONFLEUR, NORMANDY De la Tour Hotel

Honfleur is one of the best preserved old ports of Normandy and is a charming harbour with cafĂŠs dotted along the yacht dockside. The old town and harbour has the cosy atmosphere of a fishing village and the slate fronted houses make it one of the prettiest spots in Normandy! De la Tour Hotel is a 3 star hotel situated only a few minutes walk from the old town and harbour. The hotel has a welcoming atmosphere and guests will feel at home in the cosy bar or comfortable and well decorated breakfast room. The bedrooms are a good size, nicely decorated and all have satellite TV. DAY 1 Travel to Dover for our crossing to Calais and on to Honfleur via the famous Pont De Normandy Suspension Bridge, arriving late afternoon. This wonderful resort is packed with fine restaurants serving a host of different styles of cuisine for you to feast on. DAY 2 Excursion to Deauville & Trouville

DAY 3 Excursion to Bayeaux home of the famous Tapestry. Afternoon in the seaside resort of Arromanches,site of the famous Mulberry Harbour assembled in june 1944 for the invasion of Normandy DAY 4 Day at leisure in Honfleur DAY 5 Return to Calais for our short sea crossing to Dover and journey home.

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Escale Oceania St Malo is located at the sea front, 700 metres from downton St Malo, and thanks to its direct access to the thermal baths by the promenade. It has all the amenities, facilities and levels of comfort you would expect from a hotel of this class, and maintains a unique atmosphere, special hospitality and convenient facilities excellent accommodation that makes your stay a pleasant one. The hotel features comfortable guest rooms that are decorated in modern style and come with a host of in-room amenities. Guests can enjoy traditional quality cuisine in the veranda in a warm and friendly atmosphere. The pleasant ambience of the bar makes it an ideal place to relax with a fine drink. DAY 1/2 After local pick ups travel to Plymouth for our overnight crossing to St Malo. On arrival in St Malo we continue to our hotel for our 3 night stay DAY 3 Excursion to Mont St Michel which rises majestically from the sands just off the Coast of the Brittany/Normandy border. It is the site of a splendid granite abbey with steep spires accessible by winding cobbled streets with 15th century houses. A walk through the streets is like

stepping back in time. DAY 4 Excursion to the seaside resort of Dinard which was popularized by English visitors in the 19th century and soon became a fashionable bathing resort with impressive Victorian villas. DAY 5 We check out of our hotel and travel to join our ship for our daytime sailing back to Plymouth, on arrival in the UK, we continue our journey home.

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5 Days Sun 25 September

5 Days Sun 25 September

3 nights in resort half board, 1 nights cabin only on board ship.

3 nights in resort half board, 1 nights cabin only on board ship.


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MINI CRUISES EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

DUTCH BULBFIELDS Keukenhof Gardens

For 60 years now, Keukenhof has been the most beautiful place in the world, where Spring bursts out in all of its colourful majesty. Here you can find inspiration and relaxation in a magnificent park environment. In addition to the millions of blooming flower bulbs and fantastic flower shows, Keukenhof has the largest sculpture garden in the Netherlands and is the most photographed spot in the world. DAY 1/2 After local pick ups we travel to Hull for our overnight sailing to Rotterdam, en-suite cabin included for your comfort. On arrival we continue our journey to Kuekenhof Gardens (admission inc.) to enjoy the delights of this wonderful park. Late afternoon we travel back to Rotterdam for our overnight sailing back to Hull, cabin included. DAY 3 Morning arrival in Hull we travel to York for free time to enjoy this interesting City with its beautiful Cathederal. Leaving late afternoon for our journey home. Meal package available - 1 breakfast & 1 evening meal £?? when pre-booked with Leons.

PRICES & DATES 3 Days Fri 11 March £79 Cabin Accommodation Only

ST. MALO DAY 1 After local pick ups, we travel to Portsmouth for the overnight sailing to St.Malo, en-suite cabin included. Enjoy the on-board entertainment, DJ’s and dancing in one of the bars or relax and enjoy a meal in one of the lovely restaurants. Arrival in St. Malo the following morning. DAY 2 Full day to explore the pretty area of St. Malo. Visit one of the towns’ museums or take a walk around the city’s walled ramparts or perhaps sample a meal in one of the harbour side restaurants. We sail back overnight to the UK arriving early morning. DAY 3 On arrival in Portsmouth we disembark the ship and make our way North of the delightful city of Oxford famous for its universities and splendid museums and buildings.

AMSTERDAM

DAY 1 Travel to Hull for our overnight crossing by P&O Cruise ferry to Rotterdam. Time to enjoy the superb amenities on board before settling down in our overnight en-suite cabin accomodation. DAY 2 On arrival in Rotterdam we depart on our excursion to the famous and popular city of Amsterdam for a visit before returning to Rotterdam for our overnight crossing by P&O ferry, sleeping again in en-suite cabin accomodation. DAY 3 On our arrival in Hull we travel to the historic city of York for free time before leaving for home (1600 hours) arriving early evening. SAVE MORE MONEY! - Pre book your on board meals* just £?? per person per night if booked with Leons.

PRICES & DATES 3 Days Sat 30 April Cabin Accommodation Only

BRUGES

DAY 1/2 After local pickups we travel to the historic city of York. Free time to explore before going on to Hull to board the P&O Super Cruise ferry, for our overnight crossing to Zeebrugge sleeping in two berth cabins. On arrival we travel the short distance to the famous Belgian city of Bruges with time to explore this wonderful city. Then we make our way to Zeebrugge for our return overnight crossing to by P&O Super Cruise ferry to Hull, sleeping in two berth cabins. Day Three On our arrival in Hull we make our way home arriving mid-afternoon. SAVE MORE MONEY! - Pre book your on board meals just £?? per person per night if booked with Leons.


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SPLENDOUR OF LAKE GARDA, ITALY Antico Borgo Hotel Riva Del Garda

Lake Garda, Italy, the largest of the lakes and the most popular, Garda has a real mixture of stunning scenery, with gently rolling vineyards and olive groves in the south to dramatic mountains and colourful resorts in the north. Fortunately, very little development has occurred and even today it is still possible to come across virtually unchanged villages which retain all the charm and serenity of past years.

QUEEN OF THE BELGIUM COAST, OSTEND, BELGIUM

The 4* Antigo Borgo Hotel in Riva del Garda is situated which is situated in the centre of Riva in a pedestrianised area just a few steps from the lake. It has nicely presented modern bedrooms, dining room and bar area. There is also a gym and solarium for your relaxation after a days sightseeing.

Ostend is the largest and most popular of the resorts on the Belgian coast with its sandy beaches either side of the harbour. There is a flat promenade suitable for a leisurely stroll.

DAY 1 We journey to cross the Channel into France and onward to our overnight hotel in France. DAY 2 After breakfast we continue our journey to check into our hotel for a six night stay. DAY 3 to 7 In resort with excursions to include Lake Garda Tour. The impressive scenery of the lake stands Gardone Riviera. Interesting sights include the Scalligeri Castle. Continue along the Gardesana road with a stop at Bardolino or Garada, both pleasant stops on the lake to complete the journey. VENICE A gloriously romantic city with incredible buildings, colourful houses and imposing palaces dating back to the Venetian

Empire. The splendour of the Plaza San Marco, cathedral and belfry. Doge’s Palace, Rialto Bridge and Bridge of Sighs is unsurpassed. Hidden backwaters, charming piazzas, quaint little churches and the famous gondolas all add to the many facets of this delightful city. VERONA Famed for the romance of Romeo and Juliet. Sights include the Roman Arena, the house and tomb of Juliet as well as the colourful markets of the old town. DAY 8 We depart our hotel and commence our homeward journey again with an overnight stop in France. DAY 9 Onward to Calais for our crossing and homeward journey.

PRICES & DATES 9 Days Sat 9 July

Half Board in Resort

9 Days Sat 24 September Half Board in Resort

2 nights bed & breakfast en-route. 6 nights half board at resort. Full passport required. Small overnight bag required for overnight stops.

Royal Astor Hotel

The elegant Royal Astor hotel is situated in the centre of Ostend, only a few steps from the lovely beach and Casino and just a short stroll to the shops, bars and cafes. The bed- rooms are comfortable and nicely decorated, and there is a pleasant restaurant and bar area. There is an indoor heated swimming pool for your pleasure, All rooms are en-suite with colour tv and direct dial telephone. EXCURSION 1 Ghent is a beautiful medieval city, once the biggest city in western Europe due to its cloth trade. Ghent is now the fourth biggest city in Belgium, offering fantastic gothic architecture, a wide range of bars, restaurants and cafĂŠs to relax in. EXCURSION 2 To Brussels where we take a guided tour of the capital of Belgium and administrative centre of the European Union. Brussels is famous for its picturesque medieval streets, lively squares, beautiful boulevards and impressive monuments. We will have free time to explore after our tour. EXCURSION Six day Tours only Half day tour along the Belgian coast to the seaside resort of Blankenburge. PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 2 May

Half Board

6 Days Sun 5 June

Half Board

6 Days Sun 3 July

Half Board

6 Days Sun 14 August

Half Board

6 Days Sun 18 September

Half Board

5 Days Mon 7 November

Half Board*

4 Days Tue 27 December

Half Board**

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ROSES, COSTA BRAVA Coral Platja Hotel

Unlike other areas of the Mediterranean, the Costa Brava or ‘wild coast’ has managed to preserve much of its original attraction. Roses sits proudly overlooking the beautiful bay of the same name and provides for tourists in the new area, whilst the old town still remains and offers a pleasant destination to head for in the evening. If you are planning for an ideal holiday destination in Costa Brava, the Coral Platja hotel is a perfect place for you to reside and explore the surrounding areas. Respecting its colonial style, this hotel is located on the beach front, just 300 metres from the centre of the town of Roses on the Costa Brava. The hotel has comfortable and well-furnished rooms that are equipped with contemporary amenities, and its’ buffet restaurant offers a weekly selection of themed regional and international menus. Hotel facilities further include a terrace-café, garden area, reading room and conference room. During leisure, you can simply laze around the heated swimming pool or relax at the solarium. DAY 1 Travel to Dover for our ferry crossing to Calais and on to our overnight hotel in France on bed & breakfast basis. DAY 2 After breakfast we continue our journey south and over the border into Spain, arriving in Roses in time for dinner. DAY 3 Free time during the morning to stroll along the promenade and visit the old town or the open market. During the afternoon, why not experience a 1hr trip on the ‘Noddy Train’ - The Roses Express - leaving plenty of time to explore the resort or relax in the garden. DAY 4 Full day excursion to the beautiful city of Barcelona. On arrival you will have a guided tour of the main sites followed by free time to explore on foot before travelling back in time to change for the evening meal. DAY 5 Half day trip to the

historic walled city of Girona with the possibility of a ‘Noddy Train’ trip round the Old Town. Return to Roses by 1500hrs. Packed lunch taken on this trip. DAY 6 Free time to do your own thing. DAY 7 Free time in the morning. After lunch we make the short trip to the lovely fishing village of Cadaques where we can board a ‘Noddy Train’ to Port Ligat where Salvador Dali lived and painted. On the return journey to Roses we call at a local bodega where you can sample some of the wines and make any purchases. DAY 8 Free time to enjoy the delights of Roses. DAY 9 Leave Roses after breakfast and travel north into France for our last overnight stay on bed and breakfast basis. DAY 10 After breakfast depart hotel and travel to Calais for our crossing to Dover and home.

PRICES & DATES 10 Days Fri 6 May

All Inclusive*

10 Days Fri 16 September

All Inclusive*

* All inclusive includes complimentary Tea, Coffee, Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks between 8pm and 10pm. Bed & Breakfast en-route. Full passport required. Small overnight bag required for overnight stops.

TYROLEAN DELIGHT, ST. ANTON, AUSTRIA, Schwarzer Adler Hotel

Nesting in a delightful valley beneath towering mountain peaks near the Arlberg Pass, this elegant town has been chosen as the base for a fascinating tour encompassing a selection of the many attractions in this ever popular area. Built in traditional Austrian style the Schwarzer Adler hotel offers a unique atmosphere. Its location in the centre of the resort of St Anton makes the hotel the perfect place to spend your holiday. Relax and recharge your batteries in the indoor swimming pool, spa bath or spa pool. Bedrooms are very comfortable and feature up to date facilities. This hotel has become a firm favourite with our clients and we are sure that you will enjoy your stay. DAY 1 Travel to Dover for our short sea crossing to Calais and on to our first overnight stop in Germany.

Bregenzerwald Valley and onto the medieval town of Lindau on the German shore of Lake Constance.

DAY 2 After breakfast we travel on through Germany and into Austria arriving at the Schwarzer Adler Hotel in St. Anton late afternoon, our base for the next six nights.

DAY 6 Excursion. Scenic tour first to the Tyrolean town of Landeck, before going on to the lovely Austrian resort of Seefeld.

DAY 3 At leisure in resort. DAY 4 Excursion. Visit to the charming city of Innsbruck, including guided tour. Afternoon visit to world famous Swarovski Crystal World. DAY 5 Excursion. Via the spectacular Arlberg, Flexen and Hochtannerberg passes to the

DAY 7 Excursion Over the Silvretta Pass to the Silvretta Sea, a summer only lake high in the Alps. DAY 8 Today we leave St Anton and commence our return journey to our overnight hotel in Germany. DAY 8 After breakfast onward to cross the channel and homeward bound.

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NEW TOUR A TASTE OF THE BLACK FOREST

The Black Forest is not only Germany’s most varied holiday region but also one of the largest and probably best know areas of Germany. With its spruce and fir covered mountains, gentle valleys a spectacular gorges carved by the Rhine, waterfalls, timber farmhouses, cuckoo clocks and of course the famous gateau.

Baren Hotel Oberharmersbach The Baren hotel has been owned by the Kruber family for over 200 years and clients are assured a very warm welcome. Situated in the heart of the pretty village of Oberharmersbach the hotel exudes Black Forest charm with its style and quality of décor. It has its own in-house bakery & butchery guarantee good food and hospitality. The public areas are spacious and welcoming and the large beer garden and terrace are great for warm evenings. All bedrooms are traditionally furnished and nicely decorated. There is a lift at the hotel. DAY 1 After local pick ups travel to Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais and on to our first Overnight stay in France / Belgium. DAY 2 After breakfast travel over the German Border to arrive in the Black Forest and Oberharmersbach for a five night stay. DAY 3 Today after breakfast we take a leisurely trip to Freudenstadt, founded in 16th century and built in the late Renaissance style by Heinrich Schick- hardt. Continue via Altensteig, a medieval town on the German Frame- work road to Calw. Calw is a place of outstanding scenic and architectural beauty, which can be seen in its streets and alleys, squares and bridges. This historical market place has a lively but relaxing atmosphere. Stroll through ihe streets and enjoy the cultural delights. Maybe visit the numerous museums of the town, such as the Hermann Hesse Museum, the Calw Town Museum - Palais Vischer and the Tannery Museum will complete your experience of this small Black Forest town. DAY 4 Today’s trip will take you to Stuttgart - a town that will surprise you. Charmingly embedded in one of the largest winegrowing regions of Germany, Stuttgart is attractive, due to the beautiful squares, the noble castles and buildings

with differing architectural styles. Return via Tuebingen, one of Germany’s oldest university towns with its old quarter, featuring its crooked cobblestone lanes, narrow stair alleyways, streets lined with canals and well maintained traditional half timbered houses. DAY 5 To please so that your clients can explore the village. Maybe take the train to Zell am Harmersbach and enjoy some shopping. Don’t forget to enjoy some Black Forest gateau and coffee in the afternoon. DAY 6 Today after breakfast we travel over the border into France to visit Strasbourg. Admire the impressive cathedral, enjoy a stroll through “La Petit France” the oldest part of the town and sample a glass of wine or a deli- cious Alsatian pastry. In the afternoon, continue through Molsheim, with its well preserved of old houses and buildings of Alsatian architecture. to Obernai. The town is a condensed version of Alsace and will come up to every visitor’s expectations due to the diverse array of cultural offerings. It is the most visited city of the Bas Rhin after the capital of Europe. PRICES & DATES

DAY 7 Depart the Black Forest today and travel to our overnight stop in Bel- gium/France.

8 Days Sat 30 July

DAY 8 After breakfast continue to Calais for our short crossing to Dover and homeward bound.

2 nights Bed & Breakfast overnight stay 5 nights Half Board in resort


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NEW TOUR

WONDERFUL COPENHAGEN, HAMLETS CASTLE & SWEDEN Imperial Hotel Copenhagen DAY 1 After local pick ups, travel to Harwich for the overnight ferry crossing to Esbjerg. DAY 2 On arrival in Esbjerg we continue our journey to Copenhagen via the Great Belt Bridge (toll). En-route we stop at Odense, birthplace of the legendary storyteller Hans Christian Andersen where his childhood home is now a museum. First of 6 nights accommodation in Copenhagen. DAY 3 After breakfast we depart on a morning guided sightseeing tour of the attractive waterside city of Copenhagen, taking in the Nyhavn harbour area, the Royal Palace of Amalienborg and the changing of the guard, the Royal Theatre and the Parliament and the famous ‘Little Mermaid’ statue. Afternoon at leisure to explore the gardens and palaces with time for shopping. DAY 4 Today after breakfast we drive north to the Baltic gateway port of Helsingor to visit Kronborg Castle, the setting for Shakespeare’s epic Elizabethan drama, Hamlet. In the afternoon visit the pictur- esque Frederiksborg Castle, one of Europe’s grandest Renaissance castles, which is built across three islands in a lake. Marvel at over 60 richly decorated rooms filled with antiques, tapestries, portraits and national treasures. DAY 5 Full day to Sweden across the impressive 10 mile long

Oresund Bridge (toll) which links Denmark and Sweden. First stop is the 13th century city Malmo with its attractive old town. Then on to Lund, a charming university town where an astronomical clock strikes twice a day in the cathedral. Visit the fascinating open air museum, Kulturen, with its unique collection of original Swedish country homes. There is also a chance to wander in the Botanical Gardens, all centrally located in the city. DAY 6 Full day to the Viking town of Roskilde, morning visit to its remarkable cathedral where almost all the Danish Kings and Queens are buried. Afternoon visit to the Viking Ship Museum where the remains of five original 11th century Viking ships are displayed. Watch the craft demonstrations in workshop areas. DAY 7 Free day to explore Copenhagen and visit the world famous Tivoli Gardens historical fairground, gardens and showground where you can enjoy concerts and shows with old world charm DAY 8 Say farewell to ‘wonderful Copenhagen’ and drive to Esbjerg for the overnight ferry back to UK. DAY 9 Arrive Harwich for the journey home.

PRICES & DATES 8 Days Tue 27 September 4 Nights Half Board In Copenhagen 2 Nights Cabin Only On Board P&O Ship

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SPECTACULAR LAKE GARDA BY AIR / 8 DAYS

CLASSICAL ROME BY AIR / 5 DAYS

Lake Garda is an ideal destination for a holiday with some of the most amazing scenery on offer. The beauty of the Italian lakes is quite simply breathtaking – crystal clear waters and quaint little lakeside towns and villages to explore, each offering wonderful views, restaurants and bars where you can dine on fine italian cuisine whilst taking in the glorious surroundings. No visit to Italy would be complete without taking in one of the nearby cities of romantic Verona or magical Venice with its maze of canals and waterways.

It’s no surprise that Rome is known as the Eternal City - none have a past so colourful and few have shaped western civilisation in such a profound way. One of the most interesting cities in the world; awesome sights such as the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Pantheon and the Vatican are just waiting to be discovered. Follow the footsteps of the great Emperors as legendary stories of Julius Caesar and Gladiators come to life.

Claridge Hotel

Hotel Splendid Palace Limone, Lake Garda

The 4-star Claridge Hotel is located just 15 minutes from Rome’s main attractions. All rooms have been recently refurbished with air conditioning, sound proofing, satellite TV, minibar & safe. The hotel offers a small but well-appointed fitness centre with sauna & turkish bath.

The Hotel Splendid Palace offers stunning views from its idyllic location by Lake Garda. Relax beside one of the two outdoor pools, take a short stroll into Limone village and enjoy easy access to the ferry service to explore the lake. All of the hotel’s guest rooms are en suite and feature balcony, pool view, hairdryer, safe, satellite TV and air conditioning.

DAY 1 Flights depart UK to Rome followed by transfer to hotel. DAY 2 Half day city tour of Rome.

DAY 1 Flights from UK to Milan with a visit to Milan en-route to Lake Garda.

DAY 3 At leisure. DAY 4 Full day trip to the Frascati Hills.

DAYS 2/4/6/7 At leisure.

DAY 5 Check out & transfer to Rome airport for flight back to UK.

DAY 3 Full day guided tour of Lake Garda. DAY 5 Full day guided excursion to Venice. DAY 8 Check out & transfer to Milan airport for return flights back to UK.

PRICES & DATES 8 Days Sun 8 May

£??? Half Board

PRICES & DATES

8 Days Sun 11 September £??? Half Board

5 Days 4 July

£589 Half Board

All prices based on twin/double room occupancy Deposit £150 per person Depart from Manchester Airport

All prices based on twin/double room occupancy Deposit £150 per person Depart from Manchester Airport

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KRAKOW & THE TATRA MOUNTAINS by air / 7 days Krakow is the ancient capital of Poland and for centuries coronations and burials of the country’s monarchs took place here. It was the only major city in Poland to come through the Second World War largely undamaged and on the hill one can still visit Wawel Castle and the cathedral. Zakopane, located in the heart of the Tatra Mountains is Poland’s premier mountain resort and one of the country’s most popular holiday destinations with splendid natural scenery and excellent hotels making it a popular spot for visitors from all over Europe.

The Qubus Hotel, Krakow Located in the city centre, this 4-star hotel offers a range of facilities including restaurant, jazz club and piano bar, Finnish sauna, Jacuzzi, steam bath and fitness centre with a swimming pool. Rooms are well furnished with telephone, satellite TV, radio, mini-bar and views of Krakow and the Vistula River.

SPAIN COSTA BRAVA by air / 7 days

A coastal town, Malgrat de Mar is situated in the southern portion of the Costa del Maresme. Its coarse sand beach forms the backdrop for a calm sea which is ideal for all sorts of water sports. The Sant Nicolau de Bari Parish Church, a large building, is known as “the Cathedral of the Coast”. It’s very pleasant to take a walk through the square Placa de I’Esglesia, the street Carrer del Mar and the Can Campassol gardens.

Maripins Hotel, Malgrat The Maripins Hotel Malgrat is a superb 3 star accommodation. It is excellently managed, has a really friendly atmosphere and is perfectly positioned on Malgrat’s main promenade, which is just 100 metres from the beach. It offers a spacious reception area, welcoming bars with frequent entertainment, a spacious dining restaurant with a good choice of buffet meals, lush tropical gardens and an excellent feature swimming pool with sun terraces. All floors are serviced by lifts and your comfortable bedrooms are attractively furnished with the added comfort of en-suite facilities.

The Hotel Litwor, Zakopane The 4-star Hotel Litwor is located in the heart of Zakopane nearby the popular Polish Krupowki promenade. The hotel offers 55 comfortable rooms, all with balconies offering stunning views of the mountains. Facilities include a restaurant, sauna, jacuzzi and fitness centre with a pool. All rooms are en suite with telephone, satellite TV, radio & mini-bar. DAY 1 Flights from Liverpool to Krakow. DAY 2 Morning city walking tour.

DAY 1 Day One After pick ups travel to local airport for our flight to Barcelona/Gerona. On arrival, transfer by coach to our hotel.

DAY 3 Full day excursion to Auschwitz.

DAY 2 TO 7 At leisure in the resort.

DAY 4 Half day excursion to Wieliczka Salt Mine followed by time at leisure in Krakow.

DAY 8 Transfer to Barcelona/Gerona airport for return flight to UK local airport and transfer by coach home.

DAY 5 Transfer from Krakow to Zakopane including trip on the Dujanec river. DAY 6 At leisure in Zakopane. DAY 7 Check out & transfer to Krakow Airport for return flight to UK. PRICES & DATES 7 Days 14 June

£899 Half Board

All prices based on twin/double room occupancy Deposit £150 per person Depart from Liverpool Airport

PRICES & DATES 8 Days Sun 8 May

Half Board

8 Days Sun 11 September

Half Board

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TORONTO & NIAGRA FALLS BY AIR / 7 DAYS 3 Nights Toronto & 2 Nights Niagra

Toronto is a city that holds all of the wonders of the world in one clean, safe and friendly place with a theatre scene rivalled only by London & New York and some great attractions including the magnificent CN Tower. Niagara Falls is a world class tourist attraction, luring millions of visitors each year, the falls can be viewed from parks located on both the Canadian and US sides of the river or via several attractions such as the ‘Maid of the Mist’ and ‘Journey behind the Falls’. The Courtyard Marrlott, Downtown Toronto Located in the heart of the city, this first class hotel offers very comfortable accommodation with 575 tastefully appointed guestrooms, indoor lap-pool, exercise room and whirlpool, a spacious bar and lounge area plus an excellent restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sheraton on the Falls, Niagra Falls Sensationally located directly overlooking the falls in what is without doubt one of the prime spots in Niagara. The hotel has 400 spacious and well appointed rooms with en-suite facilities, Fallsview Bar and lounge, panoramic restaurant overlooking the falls and is next door to the Niagara Casino. DAY 1 Flights from Manchester to Toronto. DAY 2 At leisure in Toronto or enjoy an optional city tour. DAY 3 At leisure in Toronto.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS Toronto City Tour £19.50 Toronto Deluxe City Tour Including admission and lunch at CN Tower £59.50

DAY 4 Toronto to Niagara via Niagara on the Lake.

Maid of the Mist £8.50

DAY 5 At leisure Niagara or optional excursions.

Niagra helicopter flight £69.00

DAY 6 At leisure in Niagara followed by an evening flight back to the UK Day Seven Morning arrival in UK.

Journey behind the Falls £7.50 Spanish Whirlpool Aerocar £7.00

PRICES & DATES 8 Days Sun 15 May 3 Days Sat 24 September 3 Days Fri 11 November

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JERSEY BY AIR / 7 DAYS

Ambassadeur Hotel, St Clements Bay The climate is the envy of many British mainland resorts and the atmosphere delightfully continental due to the Islands French heritage which is still very apparent. You can enjoy the wonderful atmosphere without any language problems or the need for passports. St. Helier is a shoppers paradise. Due to tax concessions, a wide range of goods are available at reasonable prices. Away from bustling St. Helier with its markets and restaurants Jersey presents its other face, sleepy granite villages and winding country lanes where wild flowers bloom in profusion. Overlooking St Clements Bay, with its clean sandy beach, the Ambassadeur Hotel is just 1500m from St Helier’s shopping centre, entertainment and parks. The Ambassadeur is perfect for a Jersey holiday with its fantastic seafront location, just a few steps from the beach, at excellent value. Facilities include a heated outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace where snacks and drinks can be enjoyed throughout the day. Entertainment is provided most nights in the summer. DAY 1 After pick ups we travel to a local airport for the flight to Jersey. On arrival in Jersey we are transferred by coach to the hotel for the 6 night stay. DAY 2 to 6 At leisure in resort.

JERSEY BY AIR / 7 DAYS

Norfolk Lodge Hotel, St Helier Despite its relatively small size Jersey has 20 miles of sandy beaches. St. Helier is the main seaport situated on the southern coast. It is the administrative centre and largest town. The raising of Jersey cattle, a local breed, the cultivation of potatoes, tomatoes, fruits and flowers, fishing and tourism are the principal occupations. As well as the many excursions available you may want your own solitude and tranquility by hiring a car and wandering off the beaten track. One of Jersey’s most successful family hotels, the Norfolk Lodge is always a good choice for a comfortable and sociable Jersey holiday. Situated on a large site in one of St. Helier’s best residential areas, the hotel is only half a mile from the town shops and beaches. The strengths of the hotel include its superb indoor swimming pool complex and of course, the lively entertainment programme. DAY 1 After pick ups we travel to a local airport for the flight to Jersey. On arrival in Jersey we are transferred by coach to the hotel for the 6 night stay. DAY 2 to 6 At leisure in resort. DAY 7 We check out of our hotel and are transferred to the airport for our flight home.

DAY 7 We check out of our hotel and are transferred to the airport

PRICES & DATES 7 Days Sun 19 June

Half Board

7 Days Sun 14 August

Half Board

7 Days Sun 25 September

Half Board

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RAMADA HOTEL Stay at the Ramada Leeds North Hotel, poised between town and country and built around a charming 19th century windmill.

£119

Featuring a Gala evening of entertainment with ‘Shirley Bassey’ and ‘Doris Day’ tribute acts

Fri 26th February 3 days half board £1.00 a pint/glass of house wine 8pm - 10pm

Fri 19th February 3 days half board £1.00 a pint/glass of house wine

Escape to this grand 18th century Georgian manor house set in twelve acres of woodland, complete with a gym, sauna and indoor swimming pool.

8pm - 10pm

YORKSHIRE The hotel is in a perfect position in the heart of Yorkshire Bronte country. Set in a Gothic style mansion house surrounded by eight acres of landscaped gardens, the Ramada Bradford/ Leeds hotel is a peaceful retreat a short stroll from the banks of the River Aire. Our guests enjoy complimentary use of the nearby Cannons Health Club, only a three minute walk away.

Friday 30th Oct Friday 7th May Friday 27th Aug Friday 8th Oct

FRIDAY 19TH MARCH, 3 DAYS HALF BOARD Gala Dinner & Evening entertainment with:

2009 £99 2010 £119 2010 £119 2010 £119

3 Days, minimum 3* hotel £1.00 a pint/glass of house wine 6pm-9pm

BEST WESTERN ARDSLEY HOTEL

The Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool The hotel is in an excellent City Centre position and beautifully presented in Edwardian style with lots of character. INCLUDES GUIDED TOUR OF LIVERPOOL BANK HOLIDAYS 2 DAYS HALF BOARD SUN 4TH APR £85 SUN 2ND MAY £85 SUN 30TH MAY £89

The Best Western Ardsley Hotel was built in the late 18th century. Now greatly extended and modernised, the imposing building still retains many of its original Georgian features. The hotel is conveniently located for our scenic itinerary.

Itinerary: Day One: After local pick ups we travel to lovely Howarth. After our visit we continue to the Ardsley House Hotel for our overnight stay on dinner, bed and breakfast basis. Entertainment after dinner for your pleasure. Day Two After breakfast we travel to York to enjoy the atmosphere and character of this historic city, with its many attractions. Leaving midafternoon we will arrive home early evening.

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COMEDY WEEKEND NEW ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK NEW 50 & 60s weekend & £1.00 pint/small glass of house wine 6pm-9pm 4 DAYS FRIDAY 8TH APRIL Ramada Hotel Bolton This elegant 3 star hotel is built around a former Georgian Manor House with charming landscaped gardens. It offers modern styled bedrooms, bar area and restaurant. There is an indoor swimming pool,sauna, steam room and gym.

ASHFORD TINTERNATIONAL HOTEL FRIDAY 25 H MARCH 3 DAYS HALF BOARD POUND A PINT!!! The Ashford International Hotel has air-conditioned 3 DAYS HALF BOARD rooms with flatFRIDAY 18TH MARCH screen TVs and Wi-Fi, the hotel also boasts a restauDAYS HOTEL WAKEFIELD rant, pool and jacuzzi. The hotel offers pleasant surrounding and modern The modern large bedrooms at the Ashford all have bedbaths and show- ers and tea/coffee making rooms andfacilities. public areas. There is a light open restauIncludes comedy night with 3 comedians rant andand bar quiz for relaxing in after dinner. with prizes!! £1 per pint of draught beer or a small glass of house wine from 6pm- 9pm each evening.

Includes £1 a pint/small glass of house wine 6pm9pm 50 & 60s themed quiz Bingo 50 & 60s Disco GLENN MILLER FESTIVAL 4 DAYS FRIDAY 26TH AUGUST HALF BOARD HOLIDAY INN STEVENAGE The brand new 4 star Holiday Inn Stevenage hotel, is based in the heart of Stevenage town centre. This modern hotel boasts all features expected from an established brand such as Holiday Inn. With its high spec, fully air conditioned guestrooms, contemporary restaurant the hotel truly is the premier choice. The Glenn Miller Festival is staged at the RAF Twinwood airfield and is full of non stop live music from well known bands with music from the 40s & 50s and beyond. Plus air displays,hangar dances, trade stalls, great food, bars, museums, classic vehicles and much much m o re . In its ninth year this fantastic festival is regarded by many as by far the best retro music festival in the country.

This is a wonderful opportunity to climb aboard Concorde, take a Guided Tour, visit the flight deck of this iconic aircraft and sit in the Captains seat. Relax in the leather passenger seats and let your imagination do the rest. On Sunday we join the historic Mersey Ferry Cruise from Salford Quays to the Pier Head in Liverpool. Book Today, Don’t miss this great weekend experience! This six-hour cruise departs from Salford Quays Manchester. Mersey Ferries fascinating Manchester Ship Canal Cruise is a truly memorable journey along th 35 mile stretch of canal. It includes a lively commentary giving a revealing insight into the facts, the history and the dramas of one of Britains major waterways.

BRITANNIA HOTEL, DIDSBURY 3 DAYS SAT 1ST 3 DAYS FRI 3RD HALF BOARD

MAY SEPT

LONDON ALL INCLUSIVE at IBIS Hotel Three days free time in the capital, comprising one night bed & breakfast+ evening meal. INCLUDES SIGHTSEEING TOUR, BUS PASS, THAMES CRUISE AND GUIDED WALK. 2 hour free bar on draught beer / glass of house wine and soft drinks. DAY 1 FRIDAY After local pick ups we travel direct to London with comfort stops en-route. This afternoon we enjoy a River Cruise from Westminster Pier arriving back around 5pm. We disembark and rejoin our coach and travel to the Ibis Hotel at Harlington, where dinner is included, together with a free 2 hour bar. * DAY 2 SATURDAY After breakfast we depart our hotel and travel to central London where we explore the city on the Original Sightseeing Tour Bus. You are able to leave the tour bus and rejoin it at any of the pick up points around the route giving you the opportunity to explore at your leisure. At 5pm we rejoin our coach and travel to the Ibis Hotel at Harlington near Heathrow, where dinner is included, together with a free 2 hour bar. * DAY THREE SUNDAY After breakfast we depart our hotel and travel into London where there will be free time before joining the walking tour of your choice. After the tour we rejoin our coach at 5pm and depart for home ar- riving late evening. CHOOSE YOUR WALKING TOUR AND RING US TO BOOK YOUR PLACE 01785 241319 1. CHANGING OF THE GUARD See Buckingham palace, St James’s palace and the regiments that guard them in this exciting walk as you march along- side the guards at Buckingham palace. 2. LONDON LEGENDS BE AMAZED! The Beatles almost arrested, TV born in a backstreet, Jimi Hendrix’s last gig, tickets for the ill fated Titanic- its strange , its true, its Rock n’ Roll. PRICES & DATES 3 Days Fri 4 March Half Board + 2 hr free bar* 3 Days Sun 25 September Half Board + 2 hr free bar* * House Wines/House Spirits/Draught Beer/Soft Drinks


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NORTH YORKSHIRE STEAM ADVENTURE Staying at the Britannia Hotel, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. The hotel includes indoor swimming pool and sauna. Day One Travel first to Skipton for a visit, before going on through the Yorkshire Dales to the village of Kettlewell, famed for the making of the film Calendar Girls. After our visit we continue to the Britannia Hotel for our two night stay. Day Two After breakfast travel to Pickering for a trip on the North York Moors Railway. Our journey takes us through the wonderful scenery of the Yorkshire Moors. We disembark at Grosmont Station and continue to Whitby for free time before returning to our hotel in time for dinner. Day Three Depart our hotel and travel first to Esholt, the original location of Emmerdale. We continue to Holmfirth, setting for Last of the Summer Wine. Includes entrance to Nora Batty’s house and the Last of the Summer Wine exhibition. Travel home after our visit arriving early evening. PRICES & DATES 3 Days Fri 15 April 3 Days Fri 10 June 3 Days Sat 27 August 3 Days Fri 28 October

Bank Holiday

SOUTHAMPTON & THE ISLE OF WIGHT Jurys Hotel, Southampton

Southampton has been an important port for centuries, situated on England’s south coast and is a fascinating place to visit. Today Southampton is one of the premier venues for sailing and watersports, with some of the best marina facilities on the south coast. An interesting mix of old and new, with superb shops, beautiful parks and gardens, an ideal base for exploring the south coast, the New Forest and the Isle of Wight. Come and discover Southampton’s Old Town, one of the gems of England. A place with some unique features, that has played it’s part in the country’s history and that for diverse reasons, attracted the interest of William the Conqueror, Henry V, William Shakespeare, the Pilgrim Fathers, Isaac Watts and Jane Austen. Walk in their footsteps seeing buildings that span centuries of time, be captivated by the spell of very impressive medieval town walls that rival any to be found in England and wonder at The Bargate, one of the country’s finest medieval town gates. Jurys Inn Southampton is located in the heart of the city and is convenient for key attractions such as the City Art Gallery and Mayflower Theatre.

LONDON SHOWS

Jurys Hotel, Southampton

DAY 1 Travel to Southampton with comfort stops en-route arriving mid afternoon. has been an important port for Southampton centuries, situated on England’s south coast DAY 2 After breakfast weand board ferry is athe fascinating place to visit. Today Southfor our day on the Isle of Wight. travel amptonWe is one of the premier venues for sailing to Havenstreet to join theand steam train for a with some of the best marina watersports, nostalgic journey back in time. Time facilities onfor thelunch south coast. An interesting mix after our visit for a short tour on and the Island of old new, with superb shops, beautiful before our return ferry crossing to Portsmouth, parks and gardens, an ideal base for exploring arriving at our hotel with time to freshen the south coast,up the New Forest and the Isle of before dinner. Wight. DAY 3 After breakfast depart our hotel and travel to the historic city of Winchester for a visit before arriving homeDAY late afternoon/early 1 Day one after local pick ups we evening. continue our journey to london, arriving in time for our matinee Performance. Onto our hotel after the show in time for evening meal. PRICES & DATES 5 Days Mon 12 Apr £235 DAY 2 Half AfterBoard breakfast we check out of the hotel and our way into central london for 5 Days Mon 31 May £255 Halfmake Board free time to Shop or explore. Leave london at 4pm for journey home.


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£99

DICKENSIAN CHRISTMAS MARKETS Rochester Castle

The Dickens Christmas Market will take place in the beautiful grounds of Rochester Castle, overlooking the River Medway and Just a few steps from Rochesters picture-postcard Victorian High Street, home to the everpopular Dickensian Christmas Festival. Just imagine the setting, the Castle walls illuminated in traditional Christmas colours, trees filled with twinkling fairy lights, the smell of roasted chestnuts and Gluhwein fills the air and an array of wonderful German Style Christmas market , huts selling a range of festive gifts and hand-crafted goods, in addition to all of this, street entertainers and Dickensian characters mingle amongst the revellers, whilst Carol singers welcome visitors with festive Christmas carols as they enter the market. FULL DAY in Rochester to visit this lovely Dickensian Christmas Market. Visit to London with ferrite on return journey home.

BRUGES CHRISTMAS MARKETS

…with a visit to Historic York The December Market in Bruges takes place in the historcal city centre. Colourful lights illuminate festive stalls crammed with all kinds of goodies including elegantly packaged chocolates, brightly coloured sweets and unusual hand-made decorations. DAY 1 Travel to Hull for overnight crossing by P&O Cruise Ferry to Zeebrugge. Time to enjoy the superb amenities on board before tsettling down for the night in en-suite cabin accommodation. DAY 2 On arrival in Zeebrugge, we depart on our excursion to the famous and popular city of Bruges for a visit to the Christmas Markets. Time to explore this interesting city and the Christmas Markets before returning to Zeebrugge for our return crossing to Hull, again sleeping in the en-suite cabin accommodation. DAY 2 On our arrival in Hull we travel the short distance to the historic city of York for free time before leaving for home around 16.00 hours, arriving in the early evening. PRICES & DATES

PRICES & DATES 3 Days Mon 6 December £129 Haf Board at the Thistle Hotel

3 Days in December Cabin Accommodation

£99

You have the option to pre-book dinner and breakfast on board ship. 1 meal package = £24 (1 breakfast and 1 evening meal).

YORK CHRISTMAS MARKETS The Best Western Ardsley House Hotel was built in the late 18th century. Now greatly extended and modernised, the imposing building still retains many of its original Georgian features. The hotel is conveniently located for our scenic itinerary. DAY 1 After local pick ups we travel to lovely Haworth. After our visit we continue to the Ardsley House Hotel for our overnight stay on dinner, bed and breakfast basis. Entertainment after dinner for your pleasure. DAY 2 After breakfast we travel to York to enjoy the atmosphere and character of this historic city, with its many attractions. Leaving mid-afternoon we will arrive home early evening. PRICES & DATES 2 Days Sat 26 November

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FESTIVE : TURKEY & TINSEL Llandudno Queens Hotel Weymouth Crown Hotel

Eastbourne The New Wilmington Hotel

5 Days Mon 18 October

£239

Half Board

5 Days Mon 25 October

£259

Half Board

5 Days Mon 1 November

£239

Half Board

Torquay The Derwent Hotel- Torquay Leisure Hotels

5 Days Mon 1 November

£239

Half Board

5 Days Mon 8 November £209

Half Board

Southport The Prine Of Wales Hotel

5 Days Mon 8 November

£219

Half Board

Scarborough The Esplanade Hotel

5 Days Mon 8 November

£235

Half Board

5 Days Mon 8 November

£225

Half Board

Ostend, Belgium Admiral Hotel

5 Days Mon 8 November

£229

Half Board

5 Days Mon 15 November

£235

Half Board

Isle Of Wight – Sandown The Burlington Hotel

Scarborough Britannia Hotel Weymouth Russell Hotel Nidd Hall Nr. Harrogate

5 Days Mon 15 November

£299

Half Board

Newquay Cliffdene Hotel

5 Days Sun 21 November

£209

Half Board

5 Days Mon 22 November

£245

Half Board

Weston-Super-Mare Sand Bay Holiday Village (Adults Only)

5 Days Mon 22 November

£229

Full Board

Lytham St Annes Clifton Park Hotel (Adults Only)

5 Days Mon 22 November

£275

Half Board

2 Days Sat 27 November

£79

Half Board

Bournemouth Suncliff Hotel

5 Days Mon 29 November

£235

Half Board

5 Days Mon 29 November

£239

Half Board

3 Days Fri

Paignton The Palace Hotel

Yorkshire Christmas Markets Ardsley House Hotel Lake District The Burnside Hotel

Mini Cruise Bruges Christmas Markets

Tenby, Pembrokeshire The Clarence Hotel 2Hr Free Bar Scottish Highlands, The Spittal Of Glenshee Hotel

£99

Cabin Only

5 Days Mon 6 December

3 December

£235

Half Board

5 Days Mon 6 December

£199

Half Board

FESTIVE : CHRISTMAS Eastbourne The Congress Hotel Carlyon The Cliff Head Hotel

Blackpool Entertainment Special The Metropole Hotel Southport The Prince Of Wales Hotel

Scottish Highlands The Spittal Of Glenshee Hotel

5 Days Thu 23 December

£439

Full Board

5 Days Thu 23 December

£419

Half Board

5 Days Thu 23 December

£369

Xmas Package

5 Days Thu 23 December

£372

Xmas Package

5 Days Thu 23 December

£399

Half Board

5 Days Mon 27 December

£185

Half Board

4 Days Mon 27 December

£185

Half Board

4 Days Mon 27 December

£189

Half Board

4 Days Mon 27 December

£189

Half Board

4 Days Mon 27 December

£285 /£199

3 Days Tue 28 December

£79

Cabin Only

3 Days Fri

£79

Cabin Only

FESTIVE : TWIXMAS Isle Of Wight, Sandown The Burlington Hotel Dunoon Royal Marine Hotel

Scottish Highlands The Spittal Of Glenshee Hotel Ostend, Belgium Admiral Hotel

Disneyland, Paris Novotel Hotel Mini Cruise Amsterdam Mini Cruise Bruges

28 December

B&B

FESTIVE : NEW YEAR Carlyon Bay The Cliff Head Hotel

Southport The Prince Of Wales Hotel

4 Days Thu 30 December

£315

Half Board

4 Days Thu 30 December

£325

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BOOKING CONDITIONS We know your holiday is very important to you. It is very important to us since we want you to enjoy it and continue to travel with Leons Holidays in the future. We also care about our reputation and want to be sure you understand your commitment when signing the booking form, therefore we would be pleased if you would spend a few minutes reading the booking conditions below as they detail your commitment to us and our obligations to you, when a contract is made between us. 1. How do I make a contract with you? You can make the contract in a number of ways, by telephone or visiting our booking office. When making the contract for yourself and the others named in your party, you do so having read, understood and accepted our booking conditions and the Holiday information provided in this brochure. When you make your booking you must pay a deposit for every person named on the booking, details of which are listed below. If you book within the balance due date, which is six weeks before the date of departure, eight weeks on air holidays, you must pay the total price of the holiday (including any insurance premiums) at the time you book. You must pay the balance of the price of the holiday on or before the balance due date. No further reminders will be sent. If you do not, we will cancel your booking and you will have to pay the cancellation charges set out in section 5. The contract between us is made when your booking is entered on our computer and a booking reference number is produced. At that moment the contract between us begins. We will send you a confirmation within 14 days of the receipt of your payment. Please check it carefully to ensure all the details are correct. 2. What do I have to pay and when? When you make a contract we accept it on the terms set out in this brochure, a deposit is required within 7 days, £50 for UK Holidays and £70 for Continental Holidays, £100 Air/Cruise Holidays; along with the appropriate insurance payment. Leons are selling agents for Flightbound Travelwright and Travel Europe. Your obligation is to pay the price of the holiday and recognise your liabilities if you wish to alter the holiday or have to make a cancellation. On our part we have obligations to provide you with the holiday you have booked. Our specification of that holiday and our terms are clearly stated in this brochure. Your contract is entered into with Leons Holidays. These booking conditions apply to all holidays sold from this brochure and all supplementary advertising publications. 3. Special Requests Should you have any special requests (such as low floor rooms, sea view, adjoining rooms) you MUST advise us at the time of booking. We will then pass on your special request to the hotel(s) concerned. We generally receive many requests, however, and under no circumstances can we guarantee that they will be met or that the hotel(s) is/are able to provide the requested facility. We cannot, therefore, accept a booking which is made conditional upon a special request being satisfied. 4. If you change your booking If, after our confirmation has been issued, you wish to change to another of our current holidays or change the departure date, we will do our utmost to make the changes, you should notify us in writing, and that request must be from the person responsible for the original reservation. Such a request must be made before the date that the original balance becomes due, and be accompanied by an administration fee of £10 per person. Any alteration made after the original balance is due, will be regarded as a cancellation, and will be subject to the charges set out in our cancellation terms in paragraph 5. 5. If you cancel your holiday You, or any members of your party, may cancel your holiday at any time provided that the cancellation is made by the person who signed the booking form and is communicated in writing, direct to Leons Holidays. As this incurs administrative costs we will retain your deposit and, in addition, apply cancellation charges up to the maximum shown below:All deposits are non-refundable 42 to 29 days 40% 28 to 15 days 60% 14 days to 0 days 100% or after departure date NB Insurance premiums are non-refundable. 6. Other Terms On holiday you may not bring a pet (other than Guide Dogs in the UK and Eire only and by arrangement). You are responsible for ensuring that you are at the departure point at the correct time, and we cannot be liable for any loss or expense suffered by passengers because of their late arrival at any departure point. On occasions due to different vehicle seating configurations, we may find it necessary to alter seating on the coach. Excursions are included in most holidays and Leons holidays reserve the right to determine the schedule, days of operation and if necessary may alter their content without prior notice for the benefit of our clients, or due to events beyond our control. No refund can be made to passengers not wishing to travel on inclusive excursions. 7. Health Under normal circumstances most Western European Countries do not require visitors to be vaccinated. However, we will indicate any known vaccination or other health requirements where possible for each country to be visited. You are advised to check with your own doctor before travelling.

8. Passport & Visa Requirements For all Continental Holidays you will require a full 10 year British Passport. If you have any doubts about your status as resident British subject or you do not hold a full British Passport, you must check with the Embassies or Consulates of the countries to be visited to confirm the passport or visa requirements needed in your particular circumstances. We cannot except responsibility if passengers are not in possession of the correct travel documents. 9. Unreasonable conduct Leons Holidays reserves the unconditional right to refuse a booking or terminate a clients holiday in the event of unreasonable conduct which in Leons Holidays opinion is likely to cause damage, distress, danger or annoyance to other clients, employees, property or to any third party. If you are prevented from travelling, or continuing your holiday by such a termination, Leons Holidays responsibility for your holiday ceases. Full cancellation charges will apply and Leons holidays will be under no obligation for any refund, compensation or loss which you may incur. 10.Our responsibility to you if we change your holiday arrangements We plan our holiday many months in advance to ensure maximum enjoyment. Although unlikely, it is possible that due to circumstances beyond our control, i.e. ferry disputes/hotel closures/sales of particular holiday not reaching a level which would be economical for us to operate, some changes may have to be made. Sometimes major changes are necessary. These are changes to your UK departure point, and time of departure by more than 12 hours. However, where before departure we have to alter significantly an essential term of this contract, such as price, location of resort, quality of main hotel or tour itinerary changes involving a destination being eliminated, we will notify you of the change as soon as possible. In such circumstances you will be given the following options: (a) to accept changes to the contract. (b) to take a substitute holiday of equivalent or superior quality if we are able to offer you one; or (c) to take a substitute holiday of lower quality if we are able to offer you one and to recover from us the difference between the price of the original holiday and that of the substitute holiday or; (d) to have repaid to you as soon as possible all the monies paid by you under this contract. If you choose (a), (b) or (c) we will pay you compensation on the scale below. If you choose (d) we will refund all monies paid by you, plus compensation on the scale below. Period of notification given prior to departure date and compensation offered. Within 6 weeks - NIL. Within 2 weeks - £10. Within 1 week - £15. Note: compensation payments do not apply to changes caused by reason of war (or threat of war), riots, civil strife, terrorist activity, industrial disputes, government legislation, natural and nuclear disaster and similar events beyond control. No other claims for compensation or expenses will be considered. 11. Your holiday We accept responsibilities not only for the acts and omissions of our employees and agents, but also for those suppliers with whom we contract to provide a holiday of reasonable standard. This paragraph does not apply to claims relating to death, bodily injury, illness or personal property (see below). Our liability in all cases shall be limited to a maximum of twice the value of the holiday invoice. Customer care We aim to provide you with the best holiday possible, but in the unlikely event that a problem should arise, this must be reported to your drivers/hotel manager, so that we can resolve the matter on the spot. Once reported to the driver and hotel and you feel, however, that the complaint cannot be resolved during your holiday, please contact us within 28 days of your arrival home, by writing to The Customer Relations Department, Leons Holidays, Douglas House, Tollgate Estate, Stafford, ST16 SEE, stating clearly your invoice number, departure date, resort and the name of hotel. With this information we will be able to deal with your complaint promptly. The main objective is to resolve any disputes Immediately while you are still on holiday. 12. Statutory Authorities This brochure is issued subject to applicable Acts of Parliament and Government Regulations and the company reserves the right to modify itineraries to conform with requests from the competent authorities in the United Kingdom and any other sovereign state through which the tours run. 13. Special offer late availability tours On all tours advertised as above. Leons Holidays will only pay compensation due to late cancellation if the tour is cance–lled within 7 days of departure. The amount of compensation will be £5. 14. Personal injury We also accept responsibility for the negligent acts and/or omissions, not only of our employees or agents, but also of our suppliers and subcontractors or agents (provided of course that any such negligent act or omission is within the scope of, or in the course of their employment) in respect of claims arising as a result of death, bodily injury or illness caused to the person who signed the booking form and/or any other person on the booking form. Our liability is limited to that provided by the relevant international convention.

15. Other misadventure If you, or any of those named on the booking form, have the misadventure to suffer illness, personal injury or death during your holiday, arising out of an activity which does not form part of our foreign inclusive holiday arrangements with you, or any excursion offered through us, we will offer, where appropriate and within our reasonable discretion: (i) Our general assistance (ii) The payments of initial legal costs, where with our prior agreement you, or any other of those named in your booking, take legal action, provided such assistance is requested within 90 days from the total aggregate spending under (i) and (ii) above shall not exceed £5,000 per booking form. Paragraph (ii) above will only apply if you do not have a legal expense section in your holiday insurance policy. Furthermore, in the event of there being a successful claim for the cost against a third party, costs actually incurred by us will be recovered from you. Claims under this section should be addressed to: The Customer Relations Department, Leons Holidays, Stafford. All claims under this section shall be in respect of both liability and quantum fall within the exclusive jurisdiction of the court of the country in which our contract with you was made. 16. YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE Holiday prices include all coach travel, hotel accommodation and meals specified in the holiday description and VAT at the current rate where applicable. Morning coffee, afternoon tea and other refreshments are not included. Some hotels make a small additional charge for porterage and tea or coffee served after lunch and dinner. Gratuities to the hotel staff and driver/couriers are discretionary. Partial Price Guarantees The price of a confirmed booking is subject to fluctuation either upward or downward, and in the event of a fluctuation the price of a confirmed booking will change accordingly, but only in respect of variations in transportation costs, including the cost of fuel and/or fuel tax, ferry operator fares & tolls, landing taxes, embarkation and disembarkation fees at terminals; exchange rates applied to the particular holiday booked. or dues & taxes including changes in VAT or any other Government imposed changes. In the event of an increase in price the Company will absorb an amount equivalent up to 2% of the holiday price excluding insurance premiums and amendment charges. Should the value of any surcharge exceed 10 % of the original holiday price you will be entitled to: a) cancel the holiday and have refunded to you the full monies paid in respect of the holiday excluding amendment fees, b) to take a substitute holiday of equivalent or superior quality if we are able to offer you one, c) to take a substitute holiday of lower quality if we are able to offer you one and to recover from us the difference in prices between the substitute and original holidays, or d) to accept the price change. Should you decide to cancel for this reason you must exercise your right to do so within 14 days of being notified of the value of the surcharge. Surcharges will not be imposed within 30 days of departure unless the holiday is booked within that period. Prices include all known costs at the time of publication and are based on the following currency rates s published in the Financial Times on Wednesday 9th September £ Sterling: Euros 1.13700. Holiday Insurance For residents of the United Kingdom, Leons Holidays are able to arrange travel insurance with Towergate Chase Parkinson Limited, through whom we are able to offer insurance at very competitive rates. Insurance is compulsory on all European holidays, although not compulsory on UK holidays. For further insurance details: At Leons we are Appointed Representatives of ITC Compliance Limited who are fully authorized by the Financial Services Authority for the sale of travel insurance. For residents of the United Kingdom, Leons Holidays have arranged package travel insurance. with Towergate Chase Parkinson Limited, through whom we are able to offer insurance at very competitive rates. Insurance is compulsory on all European holidays and although not compulsory on UK holidays, we would ask our clients to consider insurance for their protection against unforeseen losses which may be incurred. Data Protection Statement Please be assured that we have measures in place to protect the personal booking information held by us. This information will be passed on to the principal and to the relevant suppliers of your travel arrangements. The information may also be provided to public authorities such as customs or immigration if required by them, or as required by law. Certain information may also be passed on to security or credit checking companies. If you travel outside the European Economic Area, controls on data protection may not be as strong as the legal requirements in this country. We will only pass your information on to persons responsible for your travel arrangements. This applies to any sensitive information that you give to us such as details of any disabilities, or dietary/religious requirements. (If we cannot pass this information to the relevant suppliers, whether in the EEA or not, we will be unable to provide your booking. In making this booking, you consent to this information being passed on to the relevant persons.) Full details of our data protection policy are available upon request.


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BOOKING CONDITIONS 1. CHILDREN’S REDUCTIONS On all centred holidays reductions are normally available for children providing the child shares a room with two full fare paying passengers. Please enquire at the time of booking. 2. LUGGAGE We ask you to keep luggage to one medium sized suitcase per person weighing a maximum of 15 kilos, but a small bag can also be taken on board the coach. 3. SEAT ALLOCATION AND SPECIFICATION Requests for particular seats can be made on most holidays when booking, but since allocations are made on a first come first served basis, early booking is advisable. When bookings are made with us you will be offered the best seats that are available on the coach at the time. There is a seating plan of the coach for each holiday, but it is possible that, on occasions, for operational reasons a coach of different configuration may be used and we must, therefore, reserve the right to alter a seating plan and allocate seats other than those you have booked, although this will be avoided as far as possible. We shall have no liability in relation to any such change of specification. 4. ALL OUR COACHES ARE TOTALLY NON SMOKING

5. CARE FOR THE DISABLED The holidays in this brochure have been carefully planned to include as much interest as possible. Inevitably some of the holidays include lengthy periods of travel and some walking on sight seeing excursions, and therefore may not be suitable for everybody. In the interests of Safety for all concerned, passengers must have enough mobility to board and alight from our coaches, with the minimum of assistance. Additionally, many of the hotels will have steps to contend with and may not possess lifts, and although we will try our best to look after disabled passengers, it is important that you enter the word DISABLED in block capitals in the special requirements section of the booking form together with a brief description of your disability. We will make very endeavour to minimise the discomfort and inconvenience, but for obvious reasons are unable to make any guarantees. We are more than willing to cater for manual wheelchairs, however, we are unable to carry motorised wheelchairs due to weight and luggage capacity available.

7. ROOMS - Private Facilities, Single or Ground Floor Rooms. All of our holidays include, within the price, accommodation with private facilities. There is usually a limited number of ground or low floor rooms available and requests for this accommodation must be made at the time of booking in the “Special Requests” section of the booking form, but this type of accommodation cannot be guaranteed and therefore cannot be a precondition of booking. On any holiday there are only a limited number of single rooms, and if one is available it may be subject to a supplementary charge. Please enquire at the time of booking.

6. SPECIAL DIETS You may have special needs with regard to diet, if so, please make sure that you inform us when booking. This will be notified to the hotel on your holiday and any extra costs incurred must be paid to the hotel by yourself before departure from the hotel. We cannot guarantee hotelier’s compliance with dietary requests.

9. BROCHURE INFORMATION Information contained within this brochure was correct at the time of going to print.

8. ENTERTAINMENT Some of our hotels arrange entertainment which could include music, dancing etc. However, the nature and frequency of the entertainment presented is at the discretion of the hotel and therefore not guaranteed and could be withdrawn if there is a lack of demand or insufficient numbers in the hotel.

HOLIDAY INSURANCE AT A GLANCE TOWERGATE CHASE PARKINSON - TRAVEL INSURANCE SPECIALISTS P.O. Box 416, West Byfleet, Surrey KT14 7YE

HOLIDAY INSURANCE AT A GLANCE: PLEASE READ THE HEALTH WARRANTY CAREFULLY: You must declare any ongoing or serious previous illness to the insurance company, before paying the policy premium. Failure to do so may invalidate any claim. HEALTH WARRANTY: This insurance carries health Restrictions so you should inform Towergate Chase Parkinson of any medical conditions or material facts that may affect the Underwriters acceptance of your cover. Please therefore telephone Towergate Chase Parkinson on 0870 906 3142 to inform them if anyone to be covered by this policy or any person upon whose health the trip depends: (a) Has a pre-existing or on-going medical condition (b) is taking any prescribed medication (c) has or has had any condition still requiring periodic review (d) Is awaiting any tests, treatment, investigation, referral or results of the same. Failure to notify them may cause your circumstances to fall within a policy exclusion. EXCESS: The insured person has to bear the first £40 (UK holidays) and £60 (European holidays) of each claim for each event. SUMMARY OF COVER

SUM INSURED

Cancellation – Up to the Final Invoice Cost Medical Expenses Repatriation £1,000,000 Curtailment and Hospital Benefit Luggage and Personal Money – £1,000 Luggage Delay – £100 Personal Liability – £1,000,000 Personal Accident – £5,000 Loss of Passport – £100 Delayed Departure – £100 VALIDATION OF COVER Cover is validated only when this document is issued in conjunction with a Booking Confirmation/Invoice issued by the Travel Company named above stating details of the insured, travellers, the period of cover, the travel details and the premium paid.

DEMANDS AND NEEDS STATEMENT: This travel insurance policy will suit the Demands and Needs of an Individual, or group (where applicable) who have no pre-existing medical conditions, are travelling to countries included within the policy terms and who wish to insure themselves against the financial impact of specified unforseen circumstances/events relating to or occurring during the trip. Full details can be found in the policy booklet. IMPORTANT: You may already possess alternative insurance(s) for some or all of the features and benefits provided by this product; it is your responsibility to investigate this. We will not provide you with advice about the suitability of this product for your individual needs; we will however be happy to provide you with factual information to aid you in making your own informed buying decision. Leons Travel Ltd. are an Appointed Representative of ITC Compliance Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

OPTION TO CANCEL: This is your insurance certificate – please read it carefully to ensure that it meets your requirements. In the event that it does not, you may cancel the insurance and receive a refund of the full premium paid, provided that: (a) At the time of cancellation you have not commenced the travel arrangements to which this certificate relates, nor have the travel arrangements been cancelled. (b) Such notice of cancellation is confirmed in writing to the Company who issued the insurance within 14 days of premium receipt. (c) Such notice shall immediately extinguish the insurance from the commencement of the period of cover and shall absolve insurers of any liability hereunder.

THE INSURED The insured shall mean any person included on the Booking Confirmation / Invoice issued by the Travel Company named above in respect of whom an insurance premium has been paid. Cover for children aged under 2 is limited to Cancellation. Medical and Repatriation expenses only.

PERIOD OF COVER: In respect of Cancellation Cover from the date of premium receipt until leaving residence in the U.K. on the date of travel. In respect of all other parts of Cover from the commencement of travel date from the U.K. until return to the U.K. but not exceeding the Period of Insurance. In respect of one-way journeys cover will cease 24 hours after arrival at the final destination. In the event of the period of the journey being extended due to illness or injury of the insured or their travelling companion this insurance is automatically extended until, at the Insurers option, the person concerned is either fit to return to the U.K. or until they have arrived home or been admitted into medical care in the U.K. in the event that the Insurers exercise their right under the warranty applying to the medical expenses and repatriation expenses and curtailment sections of the policy to repatriate an Insured Person and that person then refuses to be repatriated, all cover under this policy will cease from the time when the repatriation could have been arranged to take place.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE & REPATRIATION

CLAIMS

In the event of death or in the event of injury or illness resulting in any of the following, immediate contact must be made with the Medical Assistance Service:

Claims must be notified immediately in writing to:

(i) HOSPITALISATION (ii) REPATRIATION (iii) ALTERATION IN TRAVEL PLANS

Towergate Chase Parkinson

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL RESCUE

PO Box 416, West Byfleet, Surrey KT14 7YE

From the UK: Telephone: 0870 906 3690 Fax: 0870 906 3691 From Overseas: Telephone: +44 (0)870 906 3690 Fax: +44 (0)870 9063691 When calling state your identity, this Document No. and the Identity and telephone number of the treating doctor.

Telephone: 0870 906 3144 Fax: 0870 906 3149 email: Chaseparkinson@towergate.co.uk In the event of a claim both this document and the Booking Confirmation/Invoice must be produced

PRICES SHOWN IN THIS BROCHURE WERE CORRECT AT TIME OF GOING TO PRINT. E & OE.



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