As the River Torridge tumbles towards the coast, it passes some of North Devon’s loveliest towns and villages before meeting the sea. The biggest of these towns, once North Devon’s principal port, is Bideford, with its ancient stone bridge and working harbour.
Few resorts can equal the lively, fun-loving atmosphere of Blackpool. Magnificent sandy beaches, three fine piers, a host of theatrical talent and, of course, the world famous tower. The East Drive is noted for its carefully planted flower-beds, with many other parks and public gardens providing a peaceful change from the hustle and bustle of the famous ‘Golden Mile’.
With seven miles of golden sands and sparkling sea, the vibrant cosmopolitan town of Bournemouth has it all.
Enjoy a winter retreat to Bournemouth to get into the Christmas spirit. We stay at the 4* Hallmark Carlton, one of the resort’s grande dames, with a fabulous history and splendid architecture with a dramatic cliff top seafront location. The hotel provides varied festive entertainment.
Get away this Christmas with a relaxing holiday in Scotland. Let us take all the hard work out of Christmas so you can sit back and enjoy yourself. Enjoy warm Highland hospitality in the heart of Scotland at the Mercure Perth Hotel, one of the most unique hotels in Perth. Set in a 15th century watermill, you can still watch the water trickling through the original water wheel from the garden, reception area and Lounge Bar. Perth city centre is on your doorstep and spectacular Perthshire scenery lies beyond.
Our new tour to Newquay is dedicated to the many glorious gardens the area has to offer. Probably most well known is Eden Project where you can experience the sights, smells and scale of the rainforests in the world’s largest greenhouses and discover the tropical plants that are used to produce every day products.
Oban enjoys a beautiful setting in the Firth of Lorn, with a picture-perfect horseshoe bay protected by Kerrera island. The town is the unofficial capital of the West Highlands – the ‘Gateway to the Isles’ – however it has recently become better known as ‘The Seafood Capital of Scotland’.
Here's your chance to enjoy, first-hand, the colour, pomp and pageantry of the Edinburgh Tattoo. Massed pipes and drums, dancers and display teams create a dazzling, unforgettable and totally magical spectacle, which ends with the lone piper on the battlements above Edinburgh Castle.
An elegant resort at the foot of the South Downs, this classic seaside town dates from the 1850s and is a charming destination. Today, Eastbourne’s south-facing promenade is backed by lawns and flowerbeds. There is a centrally located Victorian pier, good shopping in the town, a miniature railway and the Sovereign harbour marina.
Basking on the shores of Loch Linnhe amid magnificent mountain scenery, Fort William has one of the most enviable settings in the whole of Scotland. It’s known as a gateway to Ben Nevis, the U.K.’s highest peak, and Glen Nevis valley, home to Steall Falls.
Great Yarmouth offers 15 miles of wide, golden, sandy beaches with two piers and a proud maritime heritage. At the heart of the seafront is Marine Parade, the vibrant focal point. The bustling town centre has a lovely open space Market Place and a newly refurbished Victoria Arcade.
Tucked down by Chichester Harbour on the stunning Hayling Island, Mill Rythe is the perfect place for making treasured holiday memories. This quality resort offers a superb range of facilities and services. Top entertainment is guaranteed so be prepared for magical evenings filled! We have also included a visit to Spinnaker Tower, the stunning 170 metre tall icon.
Set in the sparkling waters just 14 miles from France, Jersey has always had a dramatic appeal. The atmosphere is decidedly continental but without any problems of language or currency, Jersey nevertheless has a familiar feel. The variety of places to visit and sights to enjoy is quite remarkable given the compact size of the island. Spectacular cliffs, wide, sandy beaches and leafy country lanes - the scenery seems to change around each bend in the road. Jersey is also an island with a proud tradition and heritage. The main town of St Helier is a bustling centre, full of interesting shops and plenty of places to visit. There is always a lot happening during the day and at night.
Kent isn't described as the garden of England for nothing. Within its sea-lined borders you'll find a fragrant landscape of gentle hills, fertile farmland, cultivated country estates and fruit-laden orchards. At its heart is spellbinding Canterbury, crowned by its enthralling cathedral.