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Unwind by the sea in this delightful corner of the South East for a true taste of a timeless English seaside town. Sheltered by the South Downs, Eastbourne enjoys a milder climate and sunnier weather than other mainland resorts. Exuding seaside charm, seen in its Victorian hotels and the smart Victorian pier. The flat promenade, runs alongside the famous shingle beaches, with the towering cliffs of Beachy Head, the UK's highest chalk cliffs, a sight to admire. Image Visit England
Discover the glorious gardens of RHS Wisley. The flagship garden of the RHS and see what makes this one of the greatest in the world. It captures the imagination of visitors showcasing the largest plant collection seen anywhere in the world. A range of fabulous gardens that can be seen in their summer glory and the stunning glasshouse is home to a cultural paradise. Image ©RHS. Credit Line RHS, Tim Sandall
Encounter over 500 animals at the country's most prestigious safari park on our tour to Longleat and the ancient Cathedral city of Salisbury. Majestic animals roam freely across Longleat's 900-acres of renowned grounds - from African lions, cheetahs, and a haven for an Asian elephant, to red deer and wolves. A top price ticket also includes entry to Longleat House and Gardens, one of the UK's best stately homes, plus the Main Square attractions.
Sandown is a true seaside resort, situated beside the sparkling waters of Sandown Bay. Relax among the waves and golden sandy beach or take a stroll along the broad seafront promenade. The island consistently enjoys one of the UK's high sunshine records, with award-winning beaches and a rich historical heritage that have compelled generations of holiday makers.
At the heart of the Northern Lakes on the shores of Derwent Water, aptly named 'Queen of the Lakes', the vibrant market town of Keswick is our gateway to exploring the many picture postcard villages and towns. Set amidst stunning mountain and lakeside scenery, join us and enjoy this area of magnificent natural beauty for yourself.
Sandown is a true seaside resort, situated beside the sparkling waters of Sandown Bay. Relax among the waves and golden sandy beach or take a stroll along the broad seafront promenade. The island consistently enjoys one of the UK's high sunshine records, with award-winning beaches and a rich historical heritage that have compelled generations of holiday makers. Image: Osborne House ® English Heritage Photo Library
Discover the charms of Devon and Somerset Countryside and relive a bygone way of travel with these leisurely railway journeys traversing through for a patchwork of gentle hills and verdant moorland and providing spectacular distant views of the coastline that broaden as far as the eye can see. Unwind back to a slower pace of life on the West Somerset Railway, England's longest heritage railway line, as well as the charming Lynton and Barnstaple Railway and Devon's famous Lynmouth Cliff Railway.
Step into the 'real Downton Abbey', a must-see experience for fans of the acclaimed drama. The 5,000-acre estate will welcome you to Highclere Castle, one of England's finest occupied Victorian castles and the popular filming location. Walk in the footsteps of the Crawley family, explore the fascinating Egyptian exhibition, and see the vast and beautiful grounds. A visit to Oxford gives you time to explore and enjoy the timeless city
What better way to spend your afternoon than enjoying one of England's loveliest traditions whilst cruising along the River Thames! Combined with an overnight stay in our great capital city, the visitor attraction possibilities are endless.
Klosters is well-known for being the winter playground of the British Royals - one of the cable cars is even named after Prince Charles, and both Prince William and Prince Harry learnt to ski at this stylish yet tranquil resort. Picture the spectacular scenery that surround the chic resorts of St Moritz and Davos. One of the most breath taking railway journeys await aboard the Bernina Express, the red train which crosses the mighty and glistening Alpine landscapes.
Our mystery tour is great fun, but please don't ask where it goes! You will be wondering, where will we stop? But only our driver knows! Relax and recharge your batteries. You definitely deserve it! No hassle driving, just pack an overnight bag and we'll take you away from it all.
Discover Argyll, the West Coast of Scotland, characterised by remarkable scenery that together capture the beauty and appeal of Scotland. Oban is one of the country's most visited holiday towns, welcoming you with panoramic views of striking mountains, lochs and islands. Mull is the largest of the islands of Argyll that surround Oban, where you can join a visit to its capital of Tobermory.
See North Norfolk's timeless old towns and British traditions on a late summer holiday based near the history-steeped town of Norwich. Sitting on a cliff-top, Cromer enjoys vast sandy beaches and a traditional pier that have been enjoyed since the Victorian era. It is the award-winning end of the pier show which you can still experience today - the last of its kind in Europe. Take a seat for the 'Seaside Special' and sit back for a spectacle of traditional live variety at its best.
This idyllic chain of islands are utterly unspoiled with fine white sandy beaches, turquoise sea, rugged moorland and abundant wildlife. When the sun shines, there is no more exquisite spot on earth. The Outer Hebrides were believed by the Vikings to be at the edge of the world. Folklore, history, tradition, breath-taking scenery, sometimes lashed by Atlantic storms, the islands have a far from modern life, forgotten air, but utterly unspoiled.
For a taste of the Great British seaside, Bournemouth will not disappoint. The vibrant, cosmopolitan resort is renowned for its 7 miles of glorious golden sands, sparkling surf and traditional beach huts. Award-winning gardens and Victorian buildings add to the mix. There is nowhere in the world like the internationally acclaimed Monkey World - the largest rescue centre dedicated to 250 rescued and endangered monkeys and apes.
From its days as a small fishing village, Paignton has since grown to become one of the gems of the South, boasting plenty of attractions to keep you occupied. And it's not just the mild climate which draws thousands to the seaside resort year after year - there's a fantastic seafront which comprises of a promenade, Paignton Pier, and lots of great shops, plus delightful gardens and a harbour scene where pretty coloured yachts are dotted across the landscape.
Divided into East and West by its harbour and sheltered river, the seaside town of Looe, is a picturesque Cornish fishing port. East Looe has a charming maze of narrow streets and courtyards, antique shops, traditional pubs and a vibrant quayside fish market. West Looe is quieter, also with shops, restaurants and hotels and leads to Hannafore with its fine views of Looe Island.
A dramatic and inspiring journey through some of England's finest scenery on this great feat of Victorian engineering. Offering wonderful panoramic views, one of the most amazing constructions is sure to impress - the Ribblehead Viaduct. Image copyright Colin Baker
Surrounded by rolling moors in West Yorkshire's Brontë Country, the nostalgic village of Haworth attracts thousands of visitors for its 1940's themed weekend. Revel in the atmosphere of this iconic era, where music, dancing, displays and re-enactments will transport you back in time. The 1940's weekend is one of the finest in the country, a fantastic event where many visitors enter the spirit and dress in costume to reflect a time gone by. Image: Haworth 1940s Weekend ©C McCarthy