Holiday in England
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.
Charming, seaside atmosphere abounds in Weymouth - a favourite coastal destination where you can take in views of the spectacular Jurassic Coastline. Walk along the esplanade, where its Georgian buildings make for a beautiful backdrop against the golden beaches, enjoy the scenic harbour, and browse its independent retailers and high street names.
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
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.
Join the millions who see the unique and enduring appeal of Blackpool year after year and enjoy the nostalgia of this ever popular seaside resort. Highlights include the world-famous Blackpool Tower, an iconic building dominating the promenade. Once you step inside, you'll see the ornate beauty and glamour of the glittering Tower Ballroom, which promises to take you back in time.
Whitby, dominated by the cliff-top ruins of the beautiful 13th century Whitby Abbey, this traditional maritime town with its maze of cobbled streets and alleyways that meander past picturesque houses down to the busy quayside and Blue Flag sand beach.
Spend a night in one of the world’s most prestigious hotels, right on the doorstep of spectacular Covent Garden and London’s Theatreland. Be tempted by Afternoon Tea served in the sophisticated Homage Grand Salon Restaurant, which has taken inspiration from the grand cafés of Europe. Image waldorf ©HiltonHotels
Rochester comes alive with the celebration of the works of the great novelist for the popular Dickensian Christmas Festival. Celebrating the life of Charles Dickens at his home and inspiration for many years, you can walk back in time along the High Street and feel the atmosphere of this extraordinary celebration.
For a truly magical time enjoy a festive visit to Chester Christmas Market, shopping and sightseeing in the city are partnered with the leisurely, festive atmosphere of the Portmeirion Food & Craft Fair. Image © VisitEngland Marketing Cheshire
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.
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