A wide selection of tours to suit all ages, discovering the beauty of English Heritage & outstanding scenery. We offer a variety of holidays to popular destinations on the South coast. Many of the tours include visits to many famous attractions, castles and landmarks.
The delightful Georgian resort situated on the great weep of Weymouth Bay with its harbour and quaint town houses. The Esplanade is renowned for its colourful flower beds and in 2012 Weymouth hosted the sailing events for the Olympics.Duration: 5 Days
Eastbourne - with its two miles of seafront promenades and sheltered by the imposing headland of Beachy Head, Eastbourne is a refined Victorian seaside resort offering a fine array of facilities to tourists and many attractions including its beautiful gardens. Entertainment to suit all tastes.
The River Thames, the second longest river in the UK has many stories to tell and in this two-centre short break we reveal many stories as we take four very different but equally relaxing cruises, calling at Oxford, Henley-on-Thames, Kew, central London and Greenwich
The Great Dorset Steam Fair is an annual show featuring steam-powered vehicles and machinery; the fair was founded in 1968 and it has been held every summer since. Staged at Tarrant Hinton near Blandford Forum in Dorset, the show now covers 600 acres and runs for five days and it is one of the largest outdoor shows in Europe.Duration: 4 Days
The Emmerdale Studio Experience takes you on a journey, showing you how the characters you love and stories you remember come to life. Production with full scale set reconstructions, preserved props and costumes, secrets behind the stunts and special effects, this is your chance to step into the exciting world of TV. Concluding this short break we will visit the Yorkshire town of Holmfirth, the location used for the filming of BBC's comedy 'The Last of the Summer Wine'.
There can be few sights to compare than the beauty of Yorkshire countryside, this delightful tour takes you back to a bygone era of steam trains as we ride on the Worth Valley Railway and canal boats that were the backbone of Britains industrial revollution
The Cotswolds famous for hundreds of honey-coloured limestone villages and chocolate box scenery is a stunning place to explore and during this tour we will visit Stratford-upon-Avon and cruise aboard a traditional Edwardian passengers launch, passing the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Holy Trinity Church.
Blue sky and sweeping South Downs countryside - Eastbourne is one of our most popular destinations, with its Victorian Pier, elegant bandstand and beautiful coastal views. You'll enjoy excursions during your stay and visit the famous landmark of Beachy Head.
If you fancy something a little different this year, our Mystery Breaks could fit the bill nicely, you will enjoy the same great service that you would expect when travelling with Jones Holidays, including comfortable travel, breakfasts, dinner and superb accommodation so sit back and relax whilst you watch the landscapes pass by.
Rural villages, lush green meadows, rich farmlands and sandy heathlands depicted by the famous painters Constable & Gainsborough. We visit the north of the county with its peaceful towns and villages. A visit to unique Lavenham & Bury St Edmunds enhances the tour. All this combines to give a holiday of particular charm and nostalgia for you to enjoy.
Located on the scenic South Devon coastline, Babbacombe and the English Riviera has been one of the UK's top holiday destinations since Victorian times and it is easy to see why, there are 22 miles of coastline, cliffs, coves and beaches and walks to rival any in the South West of England with a climate that belongs somewhere much further south.
On the 11th November, the day of WW1 armistice, the UK joins together to remember the many brave individuals who passed whilst serving their country and 2018 is an especially poignant year, marking 100 years since the end of WW1. We also include a visit to the National Memrial ArboretumDuration: 2 Days
Eastbourne - with its two miles of seafront promenades and sheltered by the imposing headland of Beachey Head, Eastbourne is a refined Victorian seaside resort offering a fine array of facilities to tourists and many attractions including its beautiful gardens. Entertainment to suit all tastes.
The ultimate Christmas Musical expierence, staging a blend of Christmas Entertainment, songs, carols, dazzling dancers and beautiful costumes, each show is a pageant of spectacular colours with a cast of over 100 performers.
Our tour takes us to two of the UK's best Christmas Markets - Chatsworth the magnificent Derbyshire home of the Duke & Duchess of Devonshire set amid breath-taking scenery, be one of the first this year to see the Great House decorated for Christmas with foliage, lights and candles evoking the spirit of Christmas. Christkindelmarket, Leeds a little piece of Germany in the heart of Leeds city centre.
Crafts in 'The Pen' is a festive crafts market that takes place each year at the Skipton Auction Mart, the event has rapidly grown into a wonderful crafts market the whole family can enjoy, as well as over 230 stalls, Crafts in the Pen is home to a twinkling 'Starlight Café' for the grown ups and a free grotto.
Bournemouth is superbly situated on the south coast overlooking seven miles of golden sand and is renowned for its natural beauty as well as its cultural vibrancy and diversity. Situated amongst magnificent gardens and backing onto golden sands, Bournemouth town centre is lively and is marked by pedestrian boulevards and street cafes.
The Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival is one of the best events of its kind in the country, enjoy a wonderful atmosphere of a traditional market town in the Dickensia era, marking the start of the Christmas season and bringing a little Christmas magic to both young and old.
A festive treat awaits on this fantastic Christmas Market combining the delights of Britain's biggest Christmas Market in Birmingham with the enchanting Worcester Christmas Market, with colourful stalls offering beautiful gifts, decorations and tasty Christmas food, along with splendid hotel accommodation, a sensational three day break is assured.
A wonderful festive break to enjoy the welcome of Torquay and the beautiful English Riviera, along with festive entertainment. Torquay is a stylish resort with a real continental atmosphere, a bustling waterfront, lively harbour and palm tree-lined promenade framing its marina.Duration: 5 Days
The pasty has been a documented part of the British diet since the 13th century, at this time being devoured by the rich upper classes and royalty, join us as we travel to Cornwall where we delve into the making of this famous Cornish delicacy. During your stay in Cornwall you may possibly treat yourself to a Cream tea, one of the great debates between Devon and Cornwall which neither can agree on is:- Cream or Jam First - that is the question, perhaps we will find the answer.Duration: 5 Days
Located on the scenic South Devon coastline, Babbacombe and the English Riviera has been one of the UK's top holiday destinations since Victorian times and it is easy to see why, there are 22 miles of coastline, cliffs, coves and beaches and walks to rival any in the South West of England with a climate that belongs somewhere much further south.Duration: 5 Days
Enjoy a unique Snowdrop experience, set in the beautiful Churn in the heart of the Gloucestershire Cotswolds, Colesbourne Park has been the home of the Elwes family since 1789, the park has a collection of over 250 varieties and offers a wonderful garden and woodland spectacular.Duration: 3 Days
Based at Staines, just 40 minutes drive into central London, this London value break allows you the chance to explore London, visiting some of London's iconic sights such as the Tower of London, The London Eye or the high-speed lift to the top of The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe, the choice is yours.Duration: 3 Days
Newquay lies on Cornwalls' north west coast and is the Cornish Rivieras' premier resort. Newquay is surrounded by 11 magnificent beaches, and Fistral Beach being the most famous due to its association with surfing. Stroll along the many coastal paths affording stunning views, browse the souvenir shops or take a stroll down to the picturesque harbour.Duration: 5 Days
Recognised for its apples, pears and plums, the Vale of Evesham and surrounding area boasts some of the most productive horticultural land in the country. During mid-March the soft pink tones of cherry and apple blossom contrast beautifully with the white blossom of the pear and plum trees which explode into life along the roadsides of the Vale.Duration: 5 Days
2019 is the bands 89th year and since 1930 the band has never disbanded or reformed - now led by Todd Miller, the Big Band and Singers will perform hits from the 40's to the 80's - join us for a relaxing long weekend when you can expect a fantastic night of world class entertainment.Duration: 4 Days
Hertfordshire and bordering Essex has plenty to offer and this tour will give you an overview of the wonderful countryside, the River Lea flowing through the Lea Valley with its idyllic meadows either side and a chance to see some of the quaint towns and villages along the way including Waltham Abbey, Stanstead Abbotts and Ware.Duration: 3 Days
Weymouth is a delightful Georgian resort situated on the great sweep of Weymouth Bay with its harbour & quaint town houses, the Esplanade is renowned for its colourful flower beds and hosting the sailing events for the 2012 Olympics.
Eastbourne, with its two miles of seafront promenades and sheltered by the imposing headland of Beachey Head, is a refined Victorian seaside resort offering a fine array of facilities to tourists and many attractions including its beautiful gardens.
Bath stands majestically on the banks of the River Avon and is steeped in ancient history. The town's outstanding architecture fully justifies its epithet as the 'Elegant City of Golden Stone'. Bath is a designated World Heritage Site, boasting Roman ruins and baths (including the 70ft long Great Bath) and magnificent Georgian architecture.
Renowned as one of our more stylish resorts, Bournemouth is clean, fresh and sophisticated, yet remains quite unspoilt in spite of its popularity. There are seven miles of golden beaches, parks, gardens, and woodlands to explore.Duration: 5 Days
Conveniently located, Morecambe is the perfect base from which to explore the stunning surrounding areas, our tour includes a variety of excursions designed to suit all tastes, in addition to allowing plenty of time at leisure to enjoy the pleasure of the seaside.Duration: 6 Days
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