Combine the classic favourite of John Rutter's best-selling Christmas Celebration with the magic of London this festive season. Performed by the world-famous Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, it is presented by the nation’s favourite choral composer.
From a festive quiz, live music and a visit from Santa, to cocktails, Christmas pudding and Christmas lunch with all the trimmings, this holiday certainly makes the most of the festive period, whilst taking in the best of the Brecon Beacons too!
Explore the beautiful spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire on this four-night stay. Visit the charming city of York and journey through the delights of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Image: Harrogate Architecture2 - © Visit England/Diana Jarvis
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 tour to the traditional seaside resort of Weston-Super-Mare where we'll be staying in the family-run Smiths Hotel, located right on the seafront. This fabulous five-day trip includes days out exploring Shepton Mallet Prison, Weston-Super-Mare and Bristol, with plenty of time at leisure for you to enjoy.
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.
Picture-perfect cobbled lanes, peaceful canals and prehistoric market squares, churches, spires and towers, ‘The Venice of the North’, as it is known, is like an open-air museum. As expected from one of Europe’s best preserved medieval towns, you’ll find inspiring architecture aplenty.
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 highest sunshine records, with award-winning beaches and a rich historical heritage that have compelled generations of holiday makers. The winning blend of coast and countryside extends across the island, including over half designated an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.
What better way to blow those winter blues away with a cosy break in wonderful Wales? Enjoy beautiful, rugged scenery, as well as the famously friendly Welsh welcome. Set in a fabulous location, with daily tours included throughout your stay.
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.
Scotland's dramatic landscapes and vistas are best explored by rail. Sit back, relax and be enamoured by the views of some of the world's great railway routes. New for 2022, we also visit Aviemore and the Highland Wildlife Park - home to the famous Scottish Wildcats.
Sidmouth is a seaside haven! Enjoy this classic resort and be captivated by glorious views of red sandstone cliffs that contrast with pastures of the Sid Valley and the shimmering blue sea. Images: © visitenglandheartofdevon // ©visitbritainvisitdevonnevillestannikk
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
Discover the stunning beaches and seafront promenades of the glorious Isle of Wight on this scenic coastal break. Staying in one of the island's best leisure hotels, we enjoy some relaxation time before embarking on a full island tour; a perfect way to see the island's best sights!
Featured on the TV show 'To the Manor Barn', with historical links to Lord Nelson, a regular visitor. This beautiful 4-star Grade II listed Regency mansion, located in the picturesque countryside of Somerset, has something for everyone. A classic country house set in splendid parkland, with colourful gardens, lakes and a unique woodland area. The hotel provides extensive entertainment, excellent leisure facilities and daytime activities.
Christmas starts early on this themed break packed full of festive activities, food and entertainment. From a popular hotel in St Agnes, tour the Cornish countryside and coast with plenty of opportunity to get out and enjoy the blissful surroundings