Coach Holidays & Short Breaks 2019 - More 'inclusions' New destinations New City Breaks programme Mystery Breaks - K and B Travel Penrith Cumbria

 
Coach Holidays & Short Breaks 2019 - More 'inclusions' New destinations New City Breaks programme Mystery Breaks - K and B Travel Penrith Cumbria
Coach Holidays & Short Breaks 2019

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Dear Holidaymaker
Introduction

               We are pleased to present our New and Extended 2019 Brochure.                 K&B Travel is a local, family-run business which has been established
               This year we are able to include new destinations with new itineraries        for over 30 years. We pride ourselves on customer service which starts
               and ‘included excursions’, all in our modern tour coaches with                in our booking office and continues throughout your holiday with our
               extended legroom.                                                             pleasant and knowledgeable tour drivers.

               We believe that this year’s brochure has holidays of varying interests        To all of our regular clients we would like to thank you for your
               and has been assembled with both quality and value for money                  continued custom, it is greatly appreciated. To any new clients
               in mind.                                                                      considering a holiday with us we would like to welcome you to K&B
                                                                                             Travel, and we will be happy to assist you with any requirements that
               We are offering an extended range of tours together with European             you may have. We would like to assure you all of our best service at
               destinations along with traditional UK and Ireland holidays, and short        all times.
               breaks. Back again for this year are the ever-popular one- and two-
               night Mystery Breaks.                                                         The K&B Team

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               Coach Pick Up Points
               • Appleby – The Sands                                                                     Penrith Booking Office
               • Aspatria – Car park next to the Co-op
               • Brough – The Monument                                                                          33 King Street
               • Carlisle – The old Lonsdale Cinema
                                                                                                          Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7AY
               • Cockermouth – Main Street (outside Boots)
               • Gretna – Bus Stop beyond Gateway Village on the road to Gretna                  Tel: 01768 868600 or 01768 865446
                            Green (Northbound only)
               • Keswick – Coach park next to Booths                                                     Email: info@kbtravel.co.uk
               • Kendal – Sands Avenue                                                                      or visit us online at
               • Kirkby Stephen - Market Square
               • Maryport – Outside the Co-op                                                              www.kbtravel.co.uk
               • Penrith – Sandgate Bus Station
               • Shap – Memorial Hall
                                                                                                                  Hours:
               • Tebay – M6 Junction 38 Truck Services                                             Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
               • Wigton – Old Bus Station                                                               Saturday 9.30am – 3.30pm
               • Whitehaven – Old Bus Station
               • Workington – Seaton Bus Stop (by Marks & Spencer)

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Section                                                Date                 Days   Destination             Page

                                                                                                                   Contents
 England
Eastbourne and the South Downs                         21 – 25 April          5    Eastbourne                 4
Chatsworth Flower Show                                 4 – 7 June             4    Sheffield                  4
Eastbourne and 1066 country                            17 – 21 June           5    Eastbourne                 4
Regal Kent and Royal Greenwich                         1 – 5 July             5    Dartford                   5
Liverpool and the River Mersey                         5 – 7 July             3    Liverpool                  5
Derbyshire Peaks and Chatsworth House                  25 – 29 July           5    Derby                      5
Legoland and Cadbury World                             22 – 23 August         2    Slough/Windsor             6
Cambridge and the Fenlands                             22 – 26 August         5    Cambridge                  6
The Manchester Ship Canal and Merseyside               30 August – 2 Sep      4    Manchester                 6
Scottish Borders to the Yorkshire Dales                2 – 6 September        5    Newcastle                  7
Planes, boats and trains of the Severn Valley          9 – 12 September       4    Stourport-on-Severn        7
A Royal Retreat - Norfolk                              13 – 16 September      4    Norwich                    7
The Magical Isle of Man                                8 – 12 October         5    Isle of Man                8
North Devon Heaven                                     14 – 18 October        5    Ilfracombe                 8
Devon, Cornwall and The Eden Project                   14 – 17 October        4    Plymouth                   8
House party in Shropshire                              11 – 15 November       5    Telford                    9
Thursford Christmas Spectacular                        21 – 23 November       3    Norwich                    9
Birmingham Military Tattoo                             23rd – 25 November     3    Meriden                    9
Vintage Blackpool                                      25 – 29 November       5    Blackpool                 10
 Wales
North Wales and Llandudno                              6 - 10 May             5    Llandudno                 10
Welsh Highlands, Anglesey and Puffin Island            26 – 30 August         5    Mold                      10
Welsh Festive Treats                                   9 – 13 December        5    Mold                      11
 Scotland
Edinburgh Military Tattoo                              8 – 9 August           2    Whitburn                  11
Scotlands Bonny Lochs and Waterways                    7 – 11 October         5    Drymen                    11
 Ireland
Northern Ireland in a Nutshell                         14 – 17 July           4    Belfast                   12
Ireland - Hidden Gems of the East                      15 – 19 July           5    Carlow                    12
Atlantic Ocean Sands                                   7 – 11 October         5    Enniscrone                12
 Jersey and Europe
Jersey                                                 Various                8    St Helier                 13
Disneyland Paris                                       5 – 8 August           4    Paris                     13
Paris and Prix de l’Arc De Triomphe                    3 – 8 October          6    Paris                     13
 City Breaks
York                                                   24 – 26 April          3    York                      14
Manchester                                             4 – 5 May              2    Manchester                14
Birmingham                                             11 – 12 May            2    Birmingham                14
Glasgow                                                17 – 19 May            3    Glasgow                   15
Liverpool and Chester                                  17 – 19 June           3    Liverpool and Chester     15
Edinburgh                                              5 – 7 July             3    Edinburgh                 15
York                                                   9 – 11 July            3    York                      16
Liverpool and Chester                                  13 – 15 August         3    Liverpool and Chester     16
Birmingham                                             14 – 15 September      2    Birmingham                16
Glasgow                                                27 – 29 September      3    Glasgow                   17
Manchester                                             5 – 6 October          2    Manchester                17
Edinburgh                                              18 – 20 October        3    Edinburgh                 17
London Weekends
Five,three-night breaks in London                      Various                3    London                    18
Mystery Weekend Breaks
Two-day Mystery Breaks   Various 2 ?                                                                         18
Three-day Mystery Breaks Various 3 ?                                                                         18
Cruises
A Touch of Luxury - cruise and stay 31 Aug – 2 Sep  3 London                                                 19
Brugge Mini Cruise                  21 – 23 October 3 Brugge                                                 19
Away Days
A selection of thirty four away days                   Various                1    Various               20 – 21
Terms & Conditions and Important Information 				                                                        22 – 23
Booking Form				                                                                                             24

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Eastbourne and the South Downs                                 Date: 21st – 25th April 2019 (five days)
England

                                                                           Nicknamed the ‘Suntrap of the South’, Eastbourne is literally
                                                                           a place bursting with things to do with its Victorian pier,
                                                                           promenade, exquisite gardens and seafront.
                                                                           Day 1 We leave Cumbria and head south, making a coffee stop en route,
                                                                           to our lunch stop at Newark. We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.
                                                                           Day 2 A full day’s tour as we travel through rolling countryside calling
                                                                           first at Battle where you can visit the abbey and the site of the 1066
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                 ainme                                                     Battle of Hastings. In the afternoon we visit Rye on the Romney Marsh
          Entert hotel                                                     which is steeped in maritime history. Dinner is in the hotel tonight.
            in the
                                                                           Day 3 A free day in Eastbourne to explore and discover the town.
                                                                           Dinner and entertainment is in the hotel tonight.
              At a glance                                                  Day 4 Crossing the South Downs we stop at Beachy Head to take in
              • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast                     the views of The Seven Sisters and Birling Gap, then on to Brighton
              • Visits to Newark, Battle, Rye, Beachy Head and Brighton    with its Victorian pier, beach front and Royal Pavilion. We then head to
              • Single journey on the Bluebell Steam Railway               The Bluebell Steam Railway. Our coach will collect us at the end of the
              • Three nights entertainment in the hotel                    line. We return to our hotel in time for dinner.
              • Tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival                        Day 5 Today we begin our journey back to Cumbria, with a coffee and
              • Executive coach travel throughout                          lunch stop en route, to arrive back early evening.
              • £309 per person sharing a double or twin bedroom.         The Imperial Hotel, Eastbourne
                 Single room supplement nil - limited                      Located near the promenade, it offers good standards throughout.

            Chatsworth Flower Show                                         Date: 4th – 7th June 2019 (four days)
                                                                           Enjoying a peaceful setting, Chatsworth House is a much loved
                                                                           and much visited stately home. We visit the famous Flower
                                                                           Show as well as exploring the Peak District and Sheffield.
                                                                           Day 1 We leave Cumbria travelling to Richmond for a coffee stop before
                                                                           having lunch in York where we have time to do some sightseeing and
                                                                           shopping. We continue our journey to Sheffield, arriving at our hotel late
                                                                           afternoon. Dinner is in the hotel.
                                                                           Day 2 We travel through the High Peaks and make a visit to Eyam, the
                                                                           plague village with its museum, before we stop in Buxton for lunch. Our
                                                                           afternoon sees us travel via Asbourne and Bakewell to return to our hotel
                                                                           for dinner.
                                                                           Day 3 We depart for Chatsworth and the Flower Show. Here we have
              At a glance
                                                                           plenty of time to look around before returning to the hotel for dinner.
              • Three nights dinner, bed and breakfast
              • Entry to Chatsworth House Flower Show                     Day 4 We spend the morning in Sheffield before leaving early afternoon.
              • Visits to Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton, Eyam and York      With coffee and comfort stops en route, we arrive home late afternoon.
              • Executive coach travel throughout                         The Metropolitan Hotel, Sheffield
              • £309 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin    Our 3-star hotel is centrally located in the Quayside Quarter of the city
                 or double bedroom. £125 single room supplement.           with all of its amenities close by. The 111 bedroom hotel prides itself on
                                                                           its comfort for its guests.

            Eastbourne and 1066 country                                    Date: 17th – 21st June 2019 (five days)
                                                                           Nicknamed the ‘Suntrap of the South’, Eastbourne is literally
                                                                           a place bursting with things to do with its Victorian pier,
                                                                           promenade, exquisite gardens and seafront.
                                                                           Day 1 We leave Cumbria and head south, making a coffee stop en route,
                                                                           to our lunch stop at Newark. We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.
                                                                           Day 2 A full day’s tour as we travel through rolling countryside calling
                                                                           first at Battle where you can visit the abbey and the site of the 1066
                                                                           Battle of Hastings. In the afternoon we visit Rye on the Romney Marsh
                                                                           which is steeped in maritime history. Dinner is in the hotel tonight.
                                                                           Day 3 A free day in Eastbourne to explore and discover the town.
                                                                           Dinner and entertainment is in the hotel tonight.
              At a glance                                                  Day 4 Crossing the South Downs we stop at Beachy Head to take in the
              • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast                      views of The Seven Sisters and Birling Gap, then on to Brighton with its
              • Visits to Newark, Battle, Rye, Beachy Head and Brighton    Victorian pier, beach front and Royal Pavilion. We spend the rest of the
              • Executive coach travel throughout                          day here then return to our hotel in time for dinner.
              • £334 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin    Day 5 Today we begin our journey back to Cumbria, with a coffee and
                 or double bedroom. Single room supplement nil - limited   lunch stop en route, to arrive back early evening.
                                                                           The Oban Hotel, Eastbourne
                                                                           Our hotel occupies a seafront location close to all the amenities. A family-
                                                                           run, 30 bedroomed hotel with a lift to all floors.
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Regal Kent and Royal Greenwich                               Date: 1st – 5th July 2019 (five days)

                                                                                                                                             England
                                                             On this fascinating tour we enter the regal and stately world of
                                                             historical figures who have wielded unique power and influence
                                                             far beyond the Kentish borders.
                                                             Day 1 We leave Cumbria and make a coffee stop before having lunch in
                                                             Stratford-upon-Avon. We continue on to our hotel in time for dinner.
                                                             Day 2 We begin with Penshurst Place, once owned by Henry VIII, where
                                                             we have a guided tour and time for lunch. We then visit Hever Castle, the
                                                             childhood home of Anne Boleyn, and spend the afternoon exploring the
                                                             700 year old house and its 125 acre gardens. Dinner is in the hotel.
                                                             Day 3 A day in Greenwich where you can visit the Royal Observatory,
                                                             the National Maritime Museum, the Cutty Sark or take the pedestrian
                                                             tunnel under the Thames to visit Canary Wharf. Dinner is in the hotel.
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 • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast                    Day 4 Firstly a visit to Denbies Wine Estate and its 265 acres of
 • Visits to Hever Castle, Penshurst Place and Chartwell     vineyards where we enjoy a tour and tasting. Onwards to Chartwell
 • Visit to Greenwich                                       – the former home of Sir Winston Churchill. Dinner is served in the hotel.
 • Visits to Stratford-upon-Avon and Lichfield              Day 5 We return home to Cumbria, making coffee stop en route, before
 • Executive coach travel throughout                         calling at Lichfield for a late lunch and some free time to explore the
 • £409 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin   historic city. We arrive home late afternoon.
    or double bedroom. £90 single room supplement.           The Mercure Dartford, Brands Hatch
                                                             This modern and stylish 4-star hotel with extensive leisure facilities is
                                                             uniquely situated within the 500 acre Grand Prix Circuit.

Liverpool and the River Mersey                               Date: 5th – 7th July 2019 (three days)
                                                             Liverpool is a city of unique attractions, exciting events, world-
                                                             class sport, unrivalled musical heritage and a famously warm
                                                             welcome. With the largest collection of museums, galleries
                                                             and listed buildings anywhere outside the capital, Liverpool’s
                                                             culture and heritage are at the very heart of the city. You also
                                                             have excellent shopping and evening entertainment all based
                                                             around the River Mersey.

 River
                                                             Day 1 We leave Cumbria and head south, making a coffee stop en route.
                                                             We check into our hotel then free time in the city. Dinner is in the hotel.
 Cruise                                                      Day 2 We have a day at leisure in Liverpool with an included 50 minute
                                                             cruise on the River Mersey. Dinner is in the hotel tonight.
                                                             Day 3 We spend the most of the day in Liverpool before we depart mid-
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                                                             afternoon for the return journey back to Cumbria to arrive late afternoon.
 • Two nights dinner, bed and breakfast
 • Fifty minute cruise on the River Mersey                  The Hallmark Inn, Liverpool
 • Executive coach travel throughout                        Located in the ‘Knowledge Quarter’ of the city with all the attractions
 • £189 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin   only a short stroll away. A warm welcome awaits you.
    or double bedroom. £40 single room supplement.

Derbyshire Peaks and Chatsworth House                        Date: 25th – 29th July 2019 (five days)
                                                             Enjoy the peace and tranquillity as we travel through some of
                                                             England’s finest scenery for a tour with something for everyone.
                                                             Day 1 On leaving Cumbria we travel to Richmond for coffee before lunch
                                                             in Chesterfield. We arrive at our hotel late afternoon.
                                                             Day 2 We travel over Snake Pass and reach the High Peaks, overlooking
                                                             Ladybower Reservoir where the Dambusters trained for their famous
                                                             WWII mission. We carry on to Eyam, the plague village, then pass Peveril
                                                             Castle and on to the village of Castleton, home to the legendary Blue
                                                             John Caverns before returning for dinner.
                                                             Day 3 We visit Denby Pottery then the Rowsley to Matlock Steam
                                                             Railway. After lunch in Matlock we make for Matlock Bath and a short
                                                             stop for the chance to take the cable car up to the Heights of Abraham
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                                                             or explore the local shops. We return to the hotel for dinner.
 • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast
 • Entry to Chatsworth House and Gardens                     Day 4 To Bakewell for coffee and a visit to the Old Pudding Shop, then
 • Steam train ride and visits as listed                     on to Chatsworth House with plenty of time to explore and to eat in one
 • Free use of the leisure facilities                        of the restaurants. A short stop in Buxton then the hotel for dinner.
 • Executive coach travel throughout                         Day 5 To Cumbria late afternoon with coffee and lunch stops en route.
 • £339 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin
                                                             Hallmark Mickleover Hotel, Derby
    or double bedroom. £65 single room supplement.           The hotel occupies a quiet location on the outskirts of Derby and is
                                                             renowned for its good food, service and has the benefit of spa facilities.
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Legoland and Cadbury World                                     Date: 22nd – 23rd August 2019 (two days)
England

                                                                         A tour which just says fun, fun, fun as we visit two of the best
                                                                         known destinations in the UK. A stop at the World famous
                                                                         Cadbury World and a visit to Legoland to enjoy all that this top
                                                                         attraction has to offer.
                                                                         Day 1 We leave Cumbria travelling south to Cadbury World where we
                                                                         discover a world of chocolate delights and experience the magic, making
                                                                         and history of Cadbury confectionery. With many amazing zones there is
                                                                         much to see and do for all the family. We rejoin our coach for the journey
                                                                         to our hotel where dinner is served.
                                                                         Day 2 We travel to Legoland the family theme park dedicated to the
                                                                         imagination and creativity of children of all ages. Experience the rides,
                                                                         see the shows and discover the Lego models. Plenty to do for all and to
           At a glance                                                   keep everyone occupied. Later in the day we rejoin our coach for the
           • One night dinner, bed and breakfast                        journey home, arriving back late evening.
           • Entry to Cadbury World                                      The Copthorne Hotel, Slough/Windsor
           • Entry to Legoland                                          We stay in a modern 4-star hotel where the staff are very friendly and
           • Executive coach travel throughout                           the bedrooms are renowned for their comfort. This hotel is near Windsor
           • £179 per person two adults sharing. Child price £119.00    and Windsor Castle and offers us a perfect base for this tour.
              when sharing with two adults. Adult single room £219.00.

          Cambridge and the Fenlands                                     Date: 22nd – 26th August 2019 (five days)
                                                                         Cambridgeshire has much to offer the visitor with its rich
                                                                         history and as a seat of learning through the ages. From ancient
                                                                         colleges to a punt on the River Cam, there is much to explore.
                                                                         Day 1 We leave Cumbria via Richmond for coffee before having lunch
                                                                         in Newark. We arrive at our hotel late afternoon. Dinner is in the hotel
                                                                         Day 2 We travel north through the flat countryside to Ely where we
                                                                         have plenty of time to explore the cathedral or to visit Oliver Cromwell’s
                                                                         house. In the afternoon we visit the American Cemetery and Memorial.
                                                                         We return to the hotel for dinner.
                                                                         Day 3 A day in Cambridge where you can take a guided tour of one of
                                                                         the colleges, take a punt on the River Cam or visit the 16th century public
                                                                         house ‘The Eagle’ for lunch. Dinner is in the hotel tonight.
           At a glance
           • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast                       Day 4 To Newmarket, the home of horse racing, with free time before
           • Visits to Ely, Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds,                 we visit Bury St Edmunds and explore the town. We journey back to our
             Newark and York.                                            hotel through idyllic countryside in time for dinner.
           • Executive coach travel throughout                          Day 5 Back to Cumbria with a coffee stop en route and York for a late
           • £368 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin     lunch with time to explore the city. We arrive home late afternoon.
              or double bedroom. £85 single room supplement.
                                                                         The Holiday Inn, Cambridge
                                                                         This modern and informal hotel has extensive leisure facilities and is
                                                                         conveniently situated on the city outskirts with access to the local area.

          The Manchester Ship Canal and Merseyside                       Date: 30th August – 2nd Sep 2019 (four days)
                                                                         This tour is all about taking a step back in time: an epic canal
                                                                         journey, a Victorian glasshouse, a village set apart for factory
                                                                         workers and the history of the dockyards of the region.
                                                                         Day 1 We leave Cumbria and, after a coffee stop, we arrive in Manchester
                                                                         for lunch and some free time before we head to our hotel for dinner.
                                                                         Day 2 We travel to Salford to board our Manchester Ship Canal cruise
                                                                         which lasts for six hours. Dinner is in the hotel tonight.
                                                                         Day 3 To the vibrant city of Liverpool with its rich history where we visit
                                                                         the Titanic and Merseyside Museum and St George’s Hall. There is free
                                                                         time to explore Albert Dock before we make a stop at Sefton Park Palm
                                                                         House on our way back to the hotel for dinner.
           At a glance                                                   Day 4 We head to Port Sunlight and a visit to the Industrial Garden
           • Three nights dinner, bed and breakfast                     Village for a tour of the Lever Factory Museum and time for tea.
           • Six hour Manchester Ship Canal cruise                       We return home to Cumbria – arriving back late afternoon.
           • Visits as listed
           • Executive coach travel throughout
                                                                         The Hallmark Inn, Manchester
           • £274 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin
                                                                         Our modern, comfortable inn is a couple of miles outside the city centre.
              or double bedroom. £50 single room supplement.

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Scottish Borders to the Yorkshire Dales                            Date: 2nd – 6th September 2019 (five days)

                                                                                                                                                  England
                                                                   A journey of discovery as we explore the very different regions
                                                                   of Northumberland, County Durham and the Yorkshire Dales.
                                                                   Day 1 We leave Cumbria and head across the Pennines with a coffee
                                                                   en route before visiting the National Railway Museum in Stanley.
                                                                   We arrive at our hotel late afternoon where dinner is served.
                                                                   Day 2 We head north to Alnwick and an included visit to the famous
                                                                   Alnwick Castle. With time to explore the historic town before we head
                                                                   up the coast to Bamburgh and Seahouses before returning to our hotel.
                                                                   Day 3 Today we visit Hexham with its church and gaol. Afterwards we
                                                                   explore Hadrian’s Wall Country and make a stop in Corbridge before
                                                                   visiting Northumberlandia. Later we return to the hotel for dinner.
 At a glance                                                       Day 4 Firstly to Durham where we have time to explore the city, then
 • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast                          into the Yorkshire Dales where we visit the Wensleydale Creamery before
 • One hour River Tyne cruise                                     returning via Barnard Castle and Weardale. Dinner is in the hotel tonight.
 • Visits to Alnwick Castle, Wensleydale Creamery, two            Day 5 Travelling through the Scottish Borders we make our way back
    nights entertainment in the hotel and other visits as listed   to Cumbria, with coffee and lunch stops en route, to arrive late afternoon.
 • Executive coach travel throughout
                                                                   The Caledonian Hotel, Newcastle
 • £324.00 per person based on two people sharing a twin or
                                                                   Located in the heart of Jesmond, a chic and leafy area only one mile from
    double bedroom. Single supplement £65.00.                      Newcastle city centre, the hotel combines Georgian architecture with a
                                                                   contemporary edge having recently been refurbished.

Planes, boats and trains of the Severn Valley                      Date: 9th – 12th September 2019 (four days)
                                                                   Based around the unique Georgian canal town of Stourport-on-
                                                                   Severn and lying in the heart of the Severn Valley, our itinerary
                                                                   features a transport related theme, exploring some fascinating
                                                                   attractions coupled together with the beauty of the area.
                                                                   Day 1 We leave Cumbria and, with a coffee stop en route, arrive in
                                                                   Lichfield for lunch. We continue on to our hotel in time for dinner.
                                                                   Day 2 A short trip to Kidderminster for a scenic journey on the Severn
                                                                   Valley Railway. We rejoin our coach to the RAF Museum at Cosford
                                                                   home to over 70 aircraft of international importance and is not just for
                                                                   aviation enthusiasts. A guided tour is included. Dinner is in the hotel.
                                                                   Day 3 We journey to the pretty town of Shrewsbury (the birthplace
                                                                   of Charles Darwen) with its numerous black and white buildings, and
 At a glance
                                                                   cobbled streets. We include a relaxing cruise on board ‘Sabrina’ which
 • Three nights dinner, bed and breakfast
                                                                   sails around the picturesque Severn Loop from the Victoria Quay. After
 • Steam train ride on Severn Valley Railway                      free time we head to Ludlow. Along with its castle, Ludlow is known as
 • Visits as listed and also The National Arboretum               Shropshire’s food and drink capital. Dinner is in the hotel.
 • River Severn cruise and guided tour of RAF Cosford
 • Executive coach travel throughout                              Day 4 We return to Cumbria making a stop at The National Arboretum
 • £335 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin         for coffee and a lunch stop before arriving home late afternoon.
    or double bedroom. £60 single room supplement.                 The Hallmark Hotel, Stourport-on-Severn
                                                                   This wonderful hotel occupies a lovely site surrounded by 23 acres.

A Royal Retreat - Norfolk                                          Date: 13th – 16th September 2019 (four days)
                                                                   On this magical tour we visit Sandringham House, enjoy a
                                                                   nostalgic railway journey and take a Norfolk Broads cruise.
                                                                   Day 1 We leave Cumbria and make a coffee stop en route to Lincoln
                                                                   where we have enough time for lunch and a look around the city centre.
                                                                   We then head to our hotel where dinner is served.
                                                                   Day 2 We firstly have a guided tour of Norwich including a visit to the
                                                                   Colman’s Mustard Shop. In the afternoon we visit Sandringham House
                                                                   – the Queen’s Royal retreat built by Edward VII. You can view the house
                                                                   and the Carriage Museum as well as explore the grounds and possibly
                                                                   visit the Royal Chapel. Dinner is in the hotel.
                                                                   Day 3 We explore the beautiful Broads today and take a journey on the
                                                                   Bure Valley Steam Railway followed by a leisurely Broads cruise. In the
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                                                                   afternoon we visit Great Yarmouth. We return to our hotel for dinner.
 •Three nights dinner, bed and breakfast
 • Steam train ride on Bure Valley Railway, a Broads Cruise       Day 4 We begin our journey north making a coffee stop en route then
    and other visits as listed                                     on to Harrogate for a late lunch, with free time to explore. We arrive
 • Entry to Sandringham House and guided tour of Norwich           back in Cumbria early evening.
 • Executive coach travel throughout                              The Mercure, Norwich
 • £369 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin         This 4-star hotel is noted for its excellent service and facilities.
    or double bedroom. £72 single room supplement.

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The Magical Isle of Man                                           Date: 8th – 12th October 2019 (five days)
England

                                                                            The Kingdom of Man has a captivating story to tell; steeped
                                                                            in myths and legends going back thousands of years.
                                                                 Visit      Day 1 We leave Cumbria early morning and travel to Barton Grange for
                                                             the longest    some free time before we board our ferry from Heysham to Douglas.
                                                           narrow-gau
                                                                       ge   Day 2 We visit Laxey and its famous waterwheel, ‘Isabella’, before
                                                           steam railw
                                                                       ay   ascending Snaefell Peak on The Mountain Railway, then to Ramsay with
                                                             in the UK
                                                                            some free time. We return to Douglas via parts of the famous TT course.
                                                                            Day 3 A free day in the island’s capital with its Victorian pier and sandy
                                                                            beach. Take a ride on the horse and cart along the seafront or visit some
                                                                            of the many places of interest including the museum and churches.
                                                                            Day 4 After a journey on the Steam Railway we rejoin our coach and
           At a glance                                                      head for Peel with its castle, sandy beach, old town and famous kippers.
           • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast                         We return over Tynwald Hill site of the 1,000 year old Manx Parliament.
           • Return ferry crossing from Heysham                            Day 5 After breakfast we head to Douglas Harbour for the early morning
           • Included journey on Snaefell Mountain Railway                 ferry and arrive in Heysham. We visit Lancaster for lunch before heading
              and Douglas Steam Railway                                     back to Cumbria to arrive back late afternoon.
           • Executive coach travel throughout
                                                                            The Chesterhouse, Douglas
           • £424.00 per person based on two people sharing a twin or
                                                                            Our hotel is located on the seafront in Douglas and is close to the town
              double bedroom. £60 single room supplement.                   centre. All entrances to the hotel require stairs to be climbed with no
                                                                            wheel chair access. Please take this into account when booking.

          North Devon Heaven                                                Date: 14th – 18th October 2019 (five days)
                                                                            Golden sandy beaches, dramatic coastline, iconic seaside views
                                                                            and beautiful countryside make Devon a special place to visit.
                                                                            Day 1 An early start to head south, making coffee, comfort and lunch
                                                                            stops en route, arriving in Ilfracombe late afternoon in time for dinner.
                                                                            Day 2 We make our way to the RHS Garden Rosemoor; nestled in a
                                                                            valley here you will find rock gardens, kitchen gardens formal and wild
                                                                            areas. In the afternoon we head to historic Bideford with its traffic-free
                                                                            lanes, harbour and quirky shops. We return to the hotel for dinner.
                                                                            Day 3 All day at leisure in Ilfracombe where you can shop, visit the
                                                                            beach, the aquarium, museum or just relax. Dinner is in the hotel tonight.
                                                                            Day 4 Today the Regency house and gardens of Arlington Court and
                                                                            the National Trust Carriage Museum. In the afternoon we visit Lynmouth
           At a glance
                                                                            where you can take the Cliff Railway up to Lynton or perhaps if you are
           • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast
                                                                            feeling energetic walk. We return to our hotel for dinner.
              with entertainment most nights
           • Entry to RHS Rosemoor                                         Day 5 We begin our journey home to Cumbria making coffee, comfort
           • Visits to Arlington Place, Bideford, Lynmouth and Lynton      and lunch stops en route, arriving home early evening.
           • Executive coach travel throughout                             The Osborne Hotel, Ilfracombe
           • £334 per person based on two people sharing a twin or         Our friendly, family-run hotel is situated close to the high street and
              double bedroom. Single supplement £35.00                      offers easy access to the local attractions. This is a simply furnished
                                                                            traditional hotel with 53 bedrooms all accessible by lift.

          Devon, Cornwall and The Eden Project                              Date: 14th – 17th October 2019 (four days)
                                                                            Devon and Cornwall have such a lot to offer; from quaint fishing
                                                                            villages, manor houses and gardens, rain forests, shipwrecks to
                                                                            wild moors and rolling countryside.
                                                                            Day 1 We leave Cumbria travelling south, with coffee, lunch and
                                                                            comfort stops en route, we arrive at our hotel late afternoon. Dinner
                                                                            is in the hotel.
                                                                            Day 2 We travel through lovely Cornwall before an included visit to
                                                                            the Eden Project the futuristic garden project set in large dome shaped
                                                                            greenhouses. In the afternoon we make a visit to Charlestown with its
                                                                            unspoilt Grade I listed harbour where square riggers can often be seen.
                                                                            We return to the hotel for dinner.
                                                                            Day 3 We have a morning tour through the Devon countryside talking
           At a glance                                                      in stops at Tavistock and Launceston. In the afternoon we return to
           • Three nights dinner, bed and breakfast                        Plymouth for free time in this fascinating city. Visit the Hoe or just
           • Entry to the Eden Project                                     explore the shops and harbour area. Dinner is in the hotel tonight.
           • Visits to Charlestown, Tavistock,Launceston and Plymouth      Day 4 An early start as we make the journey home to Cumbria with
           • Executive coach travel throughout                             coffee and lunch stops en route. We arrive home early evening.
           • £384 per person based on two people sharing a twin
              or double bedroom. Single supplement £90.00.                  The Copthorne Hotel, Plymouth
                                                                            Our centrally located, modern hotel offers good standards of comfort and
                                                                            food, and is very popular with guests.

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House party in Shropshire                                       Date: 11th – 15th November 2019 (five days)

                                                                                                                                                 England
                                                  Two nights
                                                entertainm
                                                                Enjoy a popular festive break at a first class hotel based in
                                                          ent   lovely countryside with excursions to some lovely villages
                                                                and towns.
                                                                Day 1 We leave Cumbria and stop for a coffee break before having lunch
                                                                in Chester. We continue to our hotel and arrive late afternoon for dinner.
                                                                Day 2 We travel through lovely countryside following the Black and
                                                                White Villages Trail before stopping in Leominster. Then to Ludlow where
                                                                we have free time to explore. We return to the hotel for dinner.
                                                                Day 3 Today we visit Shrewsbury with its quaint cobbled streets
                                                                where we have time to explore and have lunch, before we travel through
                                                                Ironbridge Gorge. We return to the hotel for dinner.
 At a glance                                                    Day 4 We journey to RAF Cosford for an included visit and guided tour.
 • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast                       We then visit Bridgnorth; the split level town which is serviced by its
 • Entry to RAF Cosford and guided tour                         own funicular railway where we have time to explore before we return
 • Two nights entertainment in the hotel                        to the hotel for dinner
 • Visits to Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Chester                     Day 5 We return home to Cumbria, making coffee and lunch stops
 • Executive coach travel throughout                           en route, to arrive late afternoon.
 • £279 per person based on two people sharing a twin or
                                                                Buckatree Hall Hotel, Telford
    double bedroom. Single supplement – nil.                    Our hotel is tucked away in a secluded spot at the foot of the Wrekin and
                                                                is ideal for groups. All rooms have views.

Thursford Christmas Spectacular                                 Date: 21st – 23rd November 2019 (three days)
                                                                The Thursford Christmas Spectacular is the biggest and most
                                                                exciting Christmas Show of all time in Britain and remains
                                                                hugely popular. Experience the blend of entertainment with
                                                                dazzling dancers, beautiful costumes, Christmas songs and
                                                                carols. Truly an event not to be missed.
                                                                Day 1 A morning departure from Cumbria sees us journey to Richmond
                                                                for coffee and Newark for lunch as we head for our hotel; arriving in time
                                                                to freshen up for dinner.
                                                                Day 2 Free time in Norwich before we head to Thursford for our evening
                                                                performance we return to our hotel for dinner.
                                                                Day 3 We depart after breakfast and make our way back to Cumbria.
                                                                We have a lunch stop in Lincoln before arriving back late afternoon .
 At a glance
 • Two nights dinner, bed and breakfast                        The Best Western Brook Hotel, Norwich
 • Entry to Thursford Christmas Spectacular                     Our beautiful 3-star hotel is on the outskirts of Norwich – a fine city in
 • Visits to Richmond, Newark and Lincoln                       the heart of Norfolk.
 • Executive coach travel throughout
 • £269.00 per person based on two people sharing a twin or
    double bedroom. £35.00 single room supplement.

Birmingham Military Tattoo                                      Date: 23rd – 25th November 2019 (three days)
                                                                An alternative to the Edinburgh Tattoo is now the fast growing
                                                                Birmingham Military Tattoo which is held indoors at the NEC.
                                                                This spectacular event coupled with time in Birmingham makes
                                                                for a very interesting tour.
                                                                Day 1 We leave Cumbria and stop for coffee before we visit The National
                                                                Memorial Arboretum where you have time for lunch and explore. We
                                                                continue on to our hotel arriving late afternoon where you can either
                                                                dine in the hotel or at the nearby public house.
                                                                Day 2 We travel to Warwick in the morning with time to look around
                                                                before moving onto Startford-upon-Avon in the afternoon where you
                                                                can enjoy lunch and take in all the attractions of this famous town. We
                                                                return to the hotel late afternoon to freshen up before we head to the
 At a glance                                                    NEC for the Tattoo.
 • Two nights bed and breakfast                                Day 3 We begin our return journey with a morning visit to the centre of
 • Entry to Birmingham Military Tattoo (NEC)                   Birmingham. We leave early afternoon and, with a coffee stop en route,
 • Visits to Birmingham City Centre, Warwick,                  arrive home early evening.
   Stratford-upon-Avon and The National Arboretum               Best Western Plus Manor Hotel, Meriden
 • Executive coach travel throughout                           Our hotel is a most imposing building and offers fine dining or the
 • £219 per person based on two people sharing a twin or       traditional bar. The public areas are well furnished reflecting the grandeur
    double bedroom. Single supplement £45.00.                   of the building. There are 112 stylish and well appointed bedrooms which
                                                                are full of charm.

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Vintage Blackpool                                               Date: 25th – 29th November 2019 (five days)
England and Wales

                                                                                    Staying in one of Blackpool’s most famous hotels, we enjoy
                                                                                    a talk about the Golden Years and enjoy an afternoon dance
                      6pm to                                                        in the famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom.
                             t
                      midnigh                                                       Day 1 We leave Cumbria and travel directly to Blackpool arriving
                       drinks
                                                                                    at our hotel early afternoon. Dinner is in the hotel
                       package                                                      Day 2 Free time at leisure in Blackpool. Dinner is in the hotel.
                                                                                    Day 3 Free time at leisure in Blackpool. Dinner is in the hotel.
                                                                                    Day 4 Join us on a morning visit to Lytham St Annes then the afternoon
                                                                                    at leisure in Blackpool. Dinner is in the hotel.
                                                                                    Day 5 We return home to Cumbria, making a coffee stop en route, and
                                                                                    arrive early afternoon.
                      At a glance
                      • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast with themed          The Imperial Hotel, Blackpool
                         entertainment and free bar from 6pm to midnight            The Imperial is probably Blackpool’s best known hotel and occupies a
                      • Entry to Blackpool Tower Ballroom                           place on the promenade. The hotel is graced by political parties, royalty,
                      • Heritage talk, showround and visit to Lytham St Annes       statesman and stars alike.
                      • Executive coach travel throughout
                      • £289 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin
                         or double bedroom. £100 single room supplement.

                    North Wales and Llandudno                                       Date: 6th - 10th May 2019 (five days)
                                                                                    A seaside based tour which takes in everything that this part
                                                                                    of Wales has to offer.
                                                                                    Day 1 We head to Liverpool for lunch with coffee stops en route.
                                                                                    We continue through the Mersey Tunnel and into North Wales to arrive
                                                                                    at our hotel late afternoon in time for dinner.
                           tly                                                      Day 2 We head along the coast to Anglesey where we explore before we
                      Nigh ment
                        rtain                                                       make an afternoon stop in Caernarfon with its castle, attractive squares
                    ente                                                            and shopping. We return to our hotel for dinner.
                                                                                    Day 3 A day at leisure in Llandudno to either stroll along the promenade,
                                                                                    explore the Great Orme, take a boat trip or the local sightseeing bus to
                                                                                    Conwy. Dinner is served in the hotel.
                      At a glance                                                   Day 4 Today we have a full day tour of the area including stops at
                      • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast                      Betws y Coed, The Swallow Falls, Bleanau Ffestiniogg, Porthmadog
                      • Visits to Liverpool and Chester                            and Llanberis. Dinner is in the hotel.
                      • Visits to Anglesey, Caernarfon, and Snowdonia              Day 5 We will visit the Marble Church at Bodellwyddan and continue
                      • Entertainment in the hotel on some nights                   to Chester for lunch and a chance to explore. We leave early afternoon,
                      • Luxury coach travel throughout                              making a coffee stop, before arriving back in Cumbria late afternoon.
                      • £309 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin
                                                                                    The Four Oaks Hotel, Llandudno
                         or double bedroom. Single supplement – nil limited.        Our seafront hotel is close to all the amenities of the town and has
                                                                                    a lively bar area and promenade-facing lounge.

                    Welsh Highlands, Anglesey and Puffin Island                     Date: 26th – 30th August 2019 (five days)
                                                                                    A tour which takes in everything that this part of Wales has
                                                                                    to offer, from a fantasy castle to a cruise to Puffin Island.
                                                                                    Day 1 With coffee stops en route we head to Chester in time for lunch.
                                                                                    We travel to our hotel for tea and Bara Brith followed by dinner.
                                                                                    Day 2 To Llandudno with plenty of time to take in the sights. In the
                                                                                    afternoon is a visit to Penrhyn Castle, a neo-Norman castle crammed
                                                                                    with fascinating items including an outstanding collection of paintings,
                                                                                    a railway museum and 60 acres of grounds. Dinner is at the hotel.
                                                                                    Day 3 After breakfast we take the rail journey to the summit of
                                                                                    Snowdon. On returning we visit the National Slate Museum to split
                                                                                    a slate and hear of the hardships of quarry life. Dinner is at the hotel.
                      At a glance                                                   Day 4 Following breakfast we visit Caernarfon with time to browse
                      • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast                      before we cross the Menai Straits and onto Anglesey, making a stop at
                      • Return journey on the Snowdon Mountain Railway             Beamaris Castle, before our cruise to Puffin Island. Dinner is at the hotel.
                      • Entry into the National Slate Museum, a cruise to Puffin   Day 5 After breakfast we visit the Marble Church at Bodellwyddan
                         Island and other excursions as listed                      and have a coffee stop en route to Liverpool where there is time for lunch
                      • Luxury coach travel throughout                              and to explore. We leave mid-afternoon to arrive home early evening.
                      • £369 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin
                                                                                    The Beaufort Park Hotel, near Mold
                         or double bedroom. Single room supplement £65.             A popular 3-star hotel which has its own lively bar and is renowned
                                                                                    for its good food. The 106 bedroomed hotel is an ideal base for our tour.
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Welsh Festive Treats                                             Date: 9th – 13th December 2019 (five days)

                                                                                                                                               Wales and Scotland
                                                                 Enjoy a Welsh ‘Turkey & Tinsel’ break in North Wales where
                                                                 a programme of festive fun is arranged for you.
                                                                 Day 1 We leave Cumbria and make a coffee stop en route in Manchester
                                                                 where we have enough time for lunch and a look around the city centre.
                                                                 Dinner is served in the hotel tonight followed by entertainment.
                                                                 Day 2 A full day tour as we travel to Chester for the morning, leaving
          men
               t                                                 after lunch for a tour along the North Wales coast, before returning for
 ntertain e                                                      dinner and entertainment in the hotel.
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   and s ner
     e- d in                                                     Day 3 A full day tour of the Snowdonia National Park with coffee
   pr        s
      d nk
        ri                                                       and lunch stops en route, and a visit the Welsh Slate Museum. Dinner
                                                                 and entertainment in the hotel.
  At a glance                                                    Day 4 A full day tour along the coast stopping firstly on Anglesey and
  • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast                       then Caernarfon where there is ample time to look around. We return
  • Visit to the Welsh Slate Museum and other trips as listed   to the hotel in time for dinner and a night of entertainment.
  • Four nights entertainment in the hotel                       Day 5 Today we begin our journey back to Cumbria with a coffee stop
  • Visit from Santa                                            followed by a visit to Liverpool with time to explore.
  • Executive coach travel throughout
                                                                 The Beaufort Park Hotel, near Mold
  • £294 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin
                                                                 A popular 3-star hotel which has its own lively bar and is renowned
     or double bedroom. Single supplement – nil, limited.        for its good food. The 106 bedroomed hotel is an ideal base for our tour.

Edinburgh Military Tattoo                                        Date: 8th – 9th August 2019 (two days)
                                                                 A visit to the World famous Military Tattoo with reserved seats.
                                                                 Free time in Edinburgh to take in the Edinburgh Fringe or see
                                                                 the attractions that Scotland’s capital city have to offer.
                                                                 Day 1 We journey north to our hotel in Whitburn. Depart the hotel after
                                                                 an early dinner and travel to Edinburgh for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo
                                                                 (9:00pm performance). The coach will be waiting to transfer you back to
                                                                 the hotel after the event.
                                                                 Day 2 We travel to Edinburgh with free time, alternatively, we have an
                                                                 optional visit to Royal Yacht Britannia (entry fees not included) returning
                                                                 to the centre of Edinburgh early afternoon. We depart Edinburgh at
                                                                 4:00pm and journey home, arriving back in the local area in the evening.
                                                                 Hillcroft Hotel, Whitburn
  At a glance                                                    A three-star family run hotel. All bedrooms are en suite with TV and
  • One night half board                                        tea and coffee making facilities. There is no lift but ground floor rooms
  • Ticket for Edinburgh Tattoo                                 available on request.
  • Free time in Edinburgh
  • Executive coach travel throughout
  • £179.00 per person based on two people sharing a twin or
     double bedroom. Single supplement £30.00.

Scotlands Bonny Lochs and Waterways                              Date: 7th – 11th October 2019 (five days)
                                                                 This tour is based in an area of outstanding natural beauty
                                                                 and also a region proud of its significant industrial heritage.
                                                                 Day 1 We leave Cumbria, head north and make a coffee stop en route
                                                                 before lunch in Glasgow with time to explore. We then go on to our hotel.
                                                                 Day 2 Firstly to the Trossachs then to Loch Katrine and a cruise on the
                                                                 ‘Sir Walter Scott’. A visit to Callander then on to Stirling with plenty of
                                                                 time to explore before we return to our hotel.
                                                                 Day 3 We first stop at the Kelpies then the Falkirk Wheel where we
                                                                 board our boat for an included journey and are hoisted 35 metres up on
                                                                 the World’s only revolving boat lift. Next we head towards Edinburgh for
                                                                 an included 90 minute cruise on The Firth of Forth then back to our hotel.
 At a glance                                                     Day 4 Firstly Loch Lomond then on, via Arrochar and Loch Long, to
 • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast                         Inverary on Loch Fyne with free time to explore. We head north into the
 • Steam cruise on Loch Katrine and a Forth Bridge cruise       Highlands and drive along Loch Earn stopping in Crieff before dinner.
 • Falkirk Wheel & Boat Lift Experience and The Kelpies         Day 5 After breakfast we begin our journey home. With coffee and lunch
 • Tea/coffee and shortbread on arrival                         stops en route we arrive in Cumbria early evening.
 • Executive coach travel throughout
                                                                 The Buchannan Arms Hotel, Drymen
 • £342 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin
                                                                 Our charming and characterful hotel is ideally situated in a central
    or double bedroom. £80 single room supplement.               Highland location, and is in the conservation village of Drymen.

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Northern Ireland in a Nutshell                                    Date: 14th – 17th July 2019 (four days)
Ireland

                                                                            Visit this remarkable corner of the United Kingdom; an area
                                                                            rich in history and with many interesting places to visit.
                                                                            Day 1 We head to Cairnryan and our late morning Stena Line ferry
                                                                            crossing to Larne. We make the short transfer to our hotel in the centre
                                                                            of Belfast with free time to explore the city.
                                                                            Day 2 A full day along the Northern Coastal Route with castles, islands,
                                                                            magnificent stately homes, fishing villages and the odd distillery or two.
                                                                            Day 3 We venture south along Strangford Lough to the Mountains of
                                                                            Mourne which sweep down to the Irish Sea. We continue to Carlingford
                                                                            Lough and Warrenpoint on the border with the Irish Republic. We return
                                                                            to Belfast mid-afternoon with further free time to look around the city.
           At a glance                                                      Day 4 We return to Larne and the late morning Stena Line ferry
           • Three nights bed and breakfast                                crossing. We arrive back in Cumbria early evening.
           • Return Stena Line ferry crossing from Cairnryan to Larne      Europa Hotel, Belfast
           • Time at leisure in Belfast                                    Located in the very heart of Belfast, our hotel is within easy reach of all
           • Excursions as listed                                          the major attractions that this fascinating city has to offer. Built on the
           • Executive coach travel throughout                             site of the Great Northern Railway Station, the Europa Hotel dates back
           • £385 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin        to 1971. It has been refurbished and is now a hotel which is much sought
              or double bedroom. £90 single room supplement.                after by visitors to the city.

          Ireland - Hidden Gems of the East                                 Date: 15th – 19th July 2019 (five days)
                                                                            With its fascinating history, the east of Ireland has much to
                                                                            offer visitors. With a combination of popular excursions and
                                                                            new attractions, this tour is sure to be in demand.
                                                                            Day 1 We leave Cumbria and head to North Wales with comfort stops
                                                                            en route. We take the afternoon sailing to Dublin and journey across
                                                                            the plains of Ireland to reach our hotel in time for dinner.
                                                                            Day 2 We travel to the Bog of Allen for a guided tour of the Lullymore
                                                                            Heritage and Discovery Park. We discover turf cutting and have a ride
                                                                            on the Peatland Heritage Railway. The afternoon is spent in Kildare and
                                                                            a visit to the Silverware Centre in Newbridge. We then return for dinner.
                                                                            Day 3 A short drive to Huntingdon Castle and Gardens for a guided tour.
                                                                            We spend the afternoon in the seaside town of Wicklow and a journey
           At a glance
                                                                            through the Gates of Hell into its infamous gaol. Dinner is at the hotel.
           • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast
           • Guided tour of Lullymore Heritage Park and train ride.        Day 4 Free time in Waterford. After lunch we head to Dubrody to take
           • Return Stena Line Ferry Holyhead to Dublin                     a tour of the Famine Ship Experience. Dinner is in the hotel.
           • Guided tours and visits as listed                             Day 5 We head back to Dublin for the return ferry and then journey on
           • One night’s entertainment in the hotel                        to Cumbria making comfort stops en route, arriving home mid-evening.
           • Executive coach travel throughout
                                                                            The Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Carlow
           • £444 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin        Our 3-star hotel is located on the banks of the River Barrow and offers
              or double bedroom. £115 single room supplement.               comfortable accommodation and friendly service.

          Atlantic Ocean Sands                                              Date: 7th – 11th October 2019 (five days)
                                                                            Enniscrone is a beautiful seaside town and an excellent base
                                                                            from which to explore the delights of County Sligo, County
                                                                            Mayo and the Wild Atlantic Way coastline.
                                                                            Day 1 An early departure along the Galloway coast to Cairnryan for
                                                                            our morning sailing to Belfast. Across Northern Ireland to the West coast
                                                                            (with comfort stops en route) to arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.
                                                                            Day 2 We visit Westport House where we board the Westport Train for
                                                                            a tour of the town, harbour and estate. We then venture on to Castlebar
                                                                            to the National Museum of Ireland. We return to the hotel for dinner.
                                                                            Day 3 On to Sligo. Attractions include The Sligo County Museum and
                                                                            Art Gallery, The Yeats Society Memorial Building and Sligo Abbey. We
                                                                            spend the rest of the day at leisure in Enniscrone. Dinner is in the hotel.
           At a glance
           • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast                          Day 4 Starting at Lough Conn we explore the Wild Atlantic Way. On
           • Return Cairnryan to Belfast Ferry                              through Mulranny to charming Achil, Ireland’s largest island, then lunch
           • Guided tour of Westport House and train ride.                 at Keel before returning via Foxford Woollen Mill. Dinner is in the hotel.
           • Visits as listed and one night’s entertainment in the hotel   Day 5 An early start back to Belfast for the ferry to Cairnryan and
           • Executive Coach travel throughout                             on to Cumbria, with comfort stops en route, to arrive home early evening.
           • £399 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin
                                                                            The Ocean Sands Hotel, Enniscrone
              or double bedroom. £90 single room supplement.                A modern, family-owned hotel on the beach front with fantastic views
                                                                            of Kilala Bay and the Atlantic Ocean coastline.
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Jersey                                                         Dates:	11th – 18th May 2019 (eight days)

                                                                                                                                              Jersey and Europe
                                                                       22nd – 29th June 2019 (eight days)
                                                                       6th – 13th July 2019 (eight days)
                                                                       31st Aug - 7th Sep 2019 (eight days)
                                                                       28th Sep – 5th Oct 2019 (eight days)
                                                               A visit to the Channel Island of Jersey with its varied history
                                                               with a chance to relax on one of the many beaches or take time
                                                               to explore the island. There are many excursions offered by the
                                                               hotel including a visit to France.
                                                               Day 1 Travel to Liverpool John Lennon Airport for the flight to Jersey.
                                                               You will be met by your Modern Holiday Representative and transferred
                                                               to the hotel. The rest of the day at leisure before dinner in the evening.
 At a glance
                                                               Day 2 –7 At leisure in St Helier. Your Modern Holidays Representative
 • Transfers and flights from Liverpool John Lennon Airport   will be on hand to suggest optional excursions.
 • Seven nights, half-board accommodation
 • Services of Modern Holidays Representative                 Day 8 We travel to Jersey Airport for our return flight to Liverpool.
 • Prices from £658.00pp (11th May), £707.00 (22nd June),     The coach will be waiting to transfer you back to the local area.
    £707.00pp (6th July), £707.00pp (31st August) and          The Mayfair Hotel, St Helier
    £679.00pp (28th Sep) based on two passengers sharing a     Only a ten minute walk from the beach, our hotel has an indoor
    twin or double bedroom. Single room supplement TBC.        swimming pool, jacuzzi, gym, a roof terrace and regular entertainment.
                                                               All bedrooms are en suite with TV and tea and coffee making facilities.

Disneyland Paris                                               Date: 5th – 8th August 2019 (four days)
                                                               Welcome to a magical kingdom that is full of fantasy, fairytales,
                                                               action and adventure. Escape to a world where magic and thrills
                                                               surround you.
                                                               Day 1 An early morning departure from Cumbria sees us journey south
                                                               to Dover with comfort stops en route. We catch the early afternoon ferry
                                                               from Dover to Calais and continue our journey towards Paris arriving at
                                                               our Disneyland off-site hotel mid-evening.
                                                               Day 2 – 3 Depart the hotel after a buffet breakfast for a full day at
                                                               leisure exploring the magical world of Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney
                                                               Studios. We return to the hotel later in the evening.
                                                               Day 4 After breakfast we depart the hotel and journey back to Calais
                                                               for the early afternoon sailing back to Dover. We continue our journey
 At a glance
                                                               homeward arriving back into the local area later in the evening.
 • Return Dover – Calais ferry crossings
 • Bed and breakfast accommodation with a buffet breakfast    Campanile Bussy St Georges
 • Two-day Park Pass to Disneyland Paris and                  Our modern and friendly, 3-star hotel has 97 completely renovated
   Walt Disney Studios                                         rooms and can accommodate from one to four people in each room.
 • Luxury executive coach travel throughout                    Our hotel restaurant offers a strategic location for all your needs in Seine
 • £364 per person based on two adults sharing a twin or      et Marne.
    double bedroom. Child £249 sharing with two adults.
    £433 adult single room.

Paris and Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe                            Date: 3rd – 8th October 2019 (six days)
                                                               A chance to enjoy perhaps the most romantic city in the
                                                               World. Visit the many attractions on offer, stroll along the chic
                                                               boulevards, take in a museum and perhaps join us as we head
                                                               to one of the classic horse races in the world
                                                               Day 1 Mid-evening departure to Dover for a short sea crossing to Calais.
                                                               Day 2 From Calais, through Northern France, to Paris where we check in
                                                               to our hotel with the remainder of the day at leisure.
                                                               Day 3 Time at leisure in this vibrant city where there is always something
                                                               happening and something to see.
                                                               Day 4 Coach transfers to Chantilly for Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe (tickets
                                                               not included). We return to the hotel after the race meeting.
 At a glance
 • Outward Dover to Calais ferry crossing                     Day 5 Depart the hotel after breakfast and travel to Arras for lunch
                                                               before heading to Zeebrugge to join our overnight ferry to Hull.
 • Three nights bed and breakfast
 • Tour of Paris and visit to Arras                            Day 6 Arrive in Hull and on to Cumbria, arriving back early afternoon.
 • Return overnight ferry crossing from Zeebrugge to Hull      The Ibis la Defense Hotel, Paris
 • Executive coach travel throughout                          Our hotel is in the heart of the Paris La Defense area, near to Champs-
 • £359 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin     Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe. Le Quatre Temps Centre is close by and
    or double bedroom. £95 single room supplement.             open seven days a week. A metro station opposite provides easy access
                                                               to all of Paris’ sights.

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York                                                        Date: 24th – 26th April 2019 (three days)
City Breaks

                                                                          We visit the Viking city of York – a lively tourist and shopping
                                                                          destination. The city has much to offer both modern and
                                                                          historic. Here you can just relax using the tour as a short break
                                                                          or explore the many features that the city has to offer, be it the
                                                                          Minster, the city walls, the old area of the Shambles, the Jorvik
                                                                          Centre or the National Railway Museum. There is much to see
                                                                          and do here.
                                                                          The coach will take you into the city and return later in the day
                                                                          to bring you back to your hotel.
                                                                          Day 1 We depart Cumbria and head directly to York where you will have
                                                                          free time until the coach transfers us to our hotel.
                                                                          Day 2 Coach transfer to York where we spend the day at leisure before
               At a glance
                                                                          our coach transfer back to the hotel.
               • Two nights dinner, bed and breakfast in the Mercure
                  Fairfield Manor hotel                                   Day 3 We return to York where we spend the morning and early
               • Return transfers into York                               afternoon before we head back to Cumbria – arriving home early evening.
               • Executive coach travel throughout                        Mercure Fairfield Manor
               • £179 per person sharing a double or twin bedroom.       Our 4-star hotel is an 18th century Georgian manor house set in its own
                  Single room supplement £35pp.                           grounds. This hotel enjoys views of the beautiful Yorkshire countryside
                                                                          and is only 6km from York itself.

              Manchester                                                  Date: 4th – 5th May 2019 (two days)
                                                                          We visit one of the most recognisable cities in the United
                                                                          Kingdom. Manchester has been host to many major
                                                                          international events over the last few years; demonstrating
                                                                          its new-found position in the national and international world.
                                                                          Just relax or really go for it in this often lively city.
                                                                          Day 1 We depart Cumbria and head directly to Manchester where you
                                                                          will have free time for the rest of the day.
                                                                          Day 2 We spend the day at leisure before making the return journey
                                                                          back to Cumbria – arriving home late afternoon.
                                                                          Gardens Hotel, Piccadilly
                                                                          The hotel is right in the heart of the city and everything is on your
                                                                          doorstep. The hotel offers style and comfort, with bedrooms offering
               At a glance
                                                                          all modern conveniences.
               • One night bed and breakfast
               • Executive coach travel throughout
               • £104 per person based on two people sharing a twin or
                  double bedroom. £45 single room supplement.

              Birmingham                                                  Date: 11th – 12th May 2019 (two days)
                                                                          We visit the second largest city in the UK and an up-and-
                                                                          coming tourist and shopping destination. The city is also host
                                                                          to the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
                                                                          Here you can just relax using the tour as a short break or
                                                                          explore the many features that the city has to offer. It is a little
                                                                          known fact that Birmingham has more miles of canals than
                                                                          Venice. The area between the Bull Ring and Jewellery Quarter
                                                                          is pedestrianised and has many restaurants around the canals
                                                                          and basins.
                                                                          Day 1 We make an early start from Cumbria and we make our way to
                                                                          Birmingham. The rest of the day is free before we check into our hotel
                                                                          Day 2 We spend the first part of the day in Birmingham, leaving the city
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                                                                          mid-afternoon for the return to Cumbria
               • One night bed and breakfast
               • Executive coach travel throughout                        Holiday Inn City
               • £99.00 per person sharing a double or twin bedroom.     A modern, 4-star hotel in the heart of the city within easy reach of
                  Single room supplement £40.00.                          Grand Central Shopping Mall and the many bars, and restaurants in
                                                                          the city centre.

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Glasgow                                                   Date: 17th – 19th May 2019 (three days)

                                                                                                                                          City Breaks
                                                          We visit Scotland’s second city of Glasgow. This tourist and
                                                          shopping destination has been subject to many improvements
                                                          over the years, although it still retains its historic features
                                                          and identity.
                                                          The city has been host to many major international events over
                                                          the last few years demonstrating its new found position in the
                                                          national and international world. Just relax on a break or really
                                                          go for it in this lively city.
                                                          Day 1 We depart Cumbria and head directly to Glasgow where you will
                                                          have free time until the coach transfers us to our hotel.
                                                          Day 2 Coach transfer to Glasgow where we spend the day at leisure
                                                          before our coach transfer back to the hotel.
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 • Two nights dinner, bed and breakfast                  Day 3 We return to Glasgow where we spend the morning and early
 • Return transfers into Glasgow                          afternoon before we head back to Cumbria, arriving home early evening.
 • Executive coach travel throughout                      Bothwell Bridge Hotel
 • £219 per person sharing a double or twin bedroom.     A 3-star hotel with the combination of chic accommodation and
    Single room supplement £60.                           unrivalled hospitality in an historic location. It has been awarded
                                                          the honour of being named the “Most Stunning Wedding Venue in
                                                          Scotland” by The Herald.

Liverpool and Chester                                     Date: 17th – 19th June 2019 (three days)
                                                          We stay in the vibrant city of Liverpool and also visit Chester
                                                          with all its charm and history. There is so much to see and do,
                                                          or you can just relax and use the tour as a short break.
                                                          Liverpool has its bustling shopping area of Liverpool One,
                                                          the Waterfront, the Albert Dock as well as many museums
                                                          and historic buildings.
                                                          A city dating back to Roman times, Chester has the old-world
                                                          charm of a popular tourist destination. Here you can shop, walk
                                                          the walls, visit the cathedral or take a boat trip on the River Dee.
                                                          Day 1 We travel to Liverpool where we have time to explore before
                                                          checking into our hotel.
 At a glance                                              Day 2 Join us on a full day excursion to Chester or stay in Liverpool.
 • Two nights bed and breakfast                          Day 3 More time in Liverpool before we head for home mid-afternoon.
 • Visit to Chester
 • Executive coach travel throughout                     Hard Days Night Hotel
 • £174 per person based on two people sharing a twin    A ‘Fab Four’-star Liverpool hotel! This is the world’s only Beatles
                                                          inspired hotel, combining the highest quality facilities in a truly
    or double bedroom. £75 single room supplement.
                                                          unique environment. Located at the heart of Liverpool’s ‘Beatles
                                                          Quarter’ offering luxurious accommodation with a twist. Housed in the
                                                          magnificent Grade II listed Central Buildings, dating back to 1884, the
                                                          beautifully restored hotel is steeped in history.

Edinburgh                                                 Date: 5th – 7th July 2019 (three days)
                                                          We visit Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh. This tourist and
                                                          shopping destination is internationally renowned and is best
                                                          known for history; from the castle to the Royal Mile, Holyrood
                                                          to Princes Street, there is much to see and do here.
                                                          If you want venture further afield then maybe a visit to
                                                          Leith for The Royal Yacht Britannia or out to the Forth Bridge
                                                          crossings and a sail on the Firth of Forth.
                                                          Day 1 We depart Cumbria and head directly to Edinburgh where you
                                                          will have free time before heading to our hotel.
                                                          Day 2 Free day at leisure in Edinburgh with return coach transfers.
                                                          Day 3 Free time in Edinburgh before we leave mid-afternoon for our
 At a glance                                              return journey to Cumbria arriving home early evening.
 • Two nights bed and breakfast                           Best Western, Kings Manor
 • Executive coach travel throughout                      Our hotel is a delightful 160-year-old building and is in one of the most
 • £226 per person sharing a double or twin bedroom.     idyllic places to stay in Edinburgh, enjoying a quiet location in the capital
    Single room supplement £60.                           ciy’s eastern suburbs. Despite this calm and peaceful setting, you’ll
                                                          still have easy access to Edinburgh’s many attractions, shops, bars and
                                                          restaurants, which are just 20 minutes away. The beach of Portobello and
                                                          Musselburgh Harbour are close by.

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