Themed tours and short breaks
The best way to view the dramatic scenery of Scotland is by rail & coach and this tour offers you both. We include 3 superb train journeys - Loch Luichart to Kyle of Lochalsh - Aviemore to Broomhill - and voted one of the greatest railway journeys in the world 'The Jacobite' from Fort William to Mallaig.
Set in the grounds of the Royal Hospital in Chelsea, this event in known worldwide by horticulturists and amateur gardeners alike. Leading garden designers take part in the competition knowing that success in Chelsea will greatly increase their standing, while the Great Pavilion is home to thousands of different species as well as demonstrations and exhibitions.Duration: 3 Days
It is one of the world's biggest sporting events and takes place every three years but has not visited the UK for 12 years, the race is made up of different legs, lasts nine months and takes crews around the world. So put it in your diary now, it is going to too good to miss!
Sir Winston Churchill was one of this country's greatest statesmen, he was born in 1874 in Blenheim Palace and died in 1965 aged 90, he is buried in the little church at Blayton, just a short distance from Blenheim. Bletchley with all its wartime secrets and home to the Enigma decoding machine.
This two day tour squeezes in about as much possible, including two popular attractions which give an insight into the region. Enjoy the beautiful countryside by rail and explore a stately home during your relaxing weekend steeping into South Yorkshire, the Peak District & Derbyshire.
Sussex is a wonderful county to visit gardens, as well as being one of the sunniest places in England, it offers rolling countryside, hidden villages and great coastline. Our tour includes excursions to Borde Hill Garden and Nymans Estate, as well as Brighton and Chichester, so there's something for everyone.
For over three hundred years, the Royal Hospital Chelsea has provided a welcoming home and a way of life for thousands of soldiers in their old age. Our tour lasts around ninety minutes and are always led by one of the Chelsea Pensioners, who will take great pride in showing you around their fascinating home. Please note that this tour covers internal and external spaces, and will include stairs.
A tour of contrasts including being amazed by impressive limestone caverns when we travel on the Dudley Canal Tunnel cruise which will be followed by an incredible music & light show in the Singing Cavern. A day going back in time when we visit the Black Country Museum and a day to delight your taste buds when we explore Cadbury World and discover the origins of this famous chocolate family, the world's second largest confectionery manufacturer.Duration: 4 Days
A weekend of fun, culture and nostalgia. The Epping-Ongar railway operates on the former London Underground route and offers a great combination of preserved railway and heritage bus, maybe a famous Routemaster. We take a journey through the beautiful countryside of Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, including the picture postcard villages of Old Warden and Ickwell, to enjoy a chauffeur punt through the historic city of Cambridge, including strawberries and cream!Duration: 4 Days
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 GreenwichDuration: 4 Days
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
On Saturday 13 October, the London Welsh Male Voice Choir will present the 26th London Welsh Festival of Male Choirs in the Royal Albert Hall, with 15 guest choirs, this biennial festival has become recognised as one of the world's premier massed choral concerts.Duration: 2 Days
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