Coach Holidays

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2017 Holidays

3 DAY LONGLEAT FESTIVAL OF LIGHT, BATH CHRISTMAS MARKET AND BRISTOL

Depart – Saturday 25 November 2017 Return – Monday 27 November 2017 £205 per person.

Saturday – We’ll make an early start today so you can have time up at Bristol – to visit the Bristol Christmas Market.

Sunday –After breakfast its off to LONGLEAT – where each winter it is transformed into an unmissable Festival of Light which transforms the park into a glowing winter wonderland. With a different theme each year, wonderful characters are displayed around the grounds to create an amazing spectacle. And we will not leave Longleat until it is dark so you can view the Festival of Light. As well as the grounds the house has had a magic wand wafted over it – sometimes there is a singing Christmas Tree with characters dressed in elaborate costumes and the whole house is a cornucopia of magic. If time we will have a drive around the Safari Park to see the park in its winter coat.

Monday – For our final excitement of the weekend we head to BATH for the Christmas Market – one of the best known markets in the country set against the beautiful backdrop of Bath Abbey and then leave for home late in afternoon.

HOTEL – THE HOLIDAY INN, FILTON, BRISTOL. A Three Star hotel set in 11 acres of countryside – has its own leisure facilities with indoor pool, sauna and gym. We have Three Course Evening meal with 3 choices per course plus tea / coffee after dinner – plus breakfast each morning.

PRICE INCLUDES – Coach travel as above • Two nights dinner bed and breakfast • Entry to Longleat

EXTRAS – Single Supplement – £54.00 (but it will be a double room – sorry it is so much tried to get it reduced !!)

 

4 DAY TURKEY AND TINSEL AT THE OSBORNE HOTEL ILFRACOMBE

Depart – Friday 1 December 2017 Return – Monday 4 December 2017 £186 per person

Friday – “Christmas Eve” We make our way up to North Devon with lunch stop on the way and arrive at the hotel to a warming cuppa and mince pie. Your evening meal will be followed by a guitar vocalist to settle you in for the Festive Season.

Saturday – “Christmas Day” Starts with a visit from Santa bearing gifts and the coach will take you for a Half Day Trip down to Barnstaple for some Christmas Shopping. Then back to the hotel in time for Afternoon Tea and Biscuits. This evening is – Traditional Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings. Fancy Dress Competition if you want to join in – Best Costume Wins a Prize.

Sunday – “Boxing Day” After your Full English Breakfast its off on the coach for a look around Atlantic Shopping Village this morning then back to the hotel for Afternoon Tea and Biccies – make sure you enter the hotel quiz – winners announced tonight. Evening meal followed by entertainment

Monday – After breakfast – time to make our way home.

HOTEL – THE OSBORNE HOTEL, ILFRACOMBE. A super family owned hotel where the Cox family are actively involved in the running – such friendly staff and excellent food – all locally sourced produce – 5 course dinner with choices and changes daily. All rooms ensuite / lift / full central heating / pool table / sauna / evening entertainment / disabled facilities and free WIFI.

PRICE INCLUDES – Coach travel as above • Three nights dinner bed and breakfast • Turkey and Tinsel theme in hotel

EXTRAS – Single Supplement – £18.00

 

5 DAY TURKEY & TINSEL AT THE ASHLEY COURT HOTEL TORQUAY

Depart – Monday 11 December 2017 Return – Friday 15 December 2017 £197 per person

Monday – “Christmas Eve” Make our way up to The Ashley Court Hotel with a lunch stop enroute – arriving in the afternoon for a Sherry and Mince Pie Reception. Dinner served at 6.30pm – you will have made your meal choice on the way up today (always yummy food here) and the evening entertainment starts at 8.30 pm

Tuesday – “Christmas Day” After breakfast we head off to EXETER for a look around and a chance to shop. Back in good time for Christmas Dinner – full traditional fayre + glass of bubbly and crackers. Father Christmas arrives tonight bearing gifts for you all and then some live entertainment follows.

Wednesday – “Boxing Day” Today after breakfast we have a nice leisurely drive down to BRIXHAM for a wander round and a spot of lunch – maybe you can plan your Fancy Dress Costume for “New Years Eve”. Another excellent evening meal to look forward to – followed by some entertainment.

Thursday – “New Years Eve” Today is your Free Day – so you can relax in the hotel or walk down to town or catch the bus from outside the hotel. After tonight’s dinner there is a New Years Eve Party with live entertainment until late when we toast in the New Year with a glass of hot punch & Auld Lang Syne – spot prizes, fun and games and fancy dress – but only if you choose to dress up !!

Friday – Time to leave unfortunately. We make our way back home with a stop for lunch.

HOTEL – THE ASHLEY COURT HOTEL, ABBEY ROAD, TORQUAY. A friendly family run hotel which we have visited for many years. Excellent food – with plenty of choice. Hotel will be dressed in Festive mood for you to enjoy Christmas and New Year. A nice easy walk to the town or sea front. All bedrooms have full ensuite facilities with colour TV + tea / coffee making equipment. There are some ground floor rooms + lifts to the 1st and 2nd floors.

PRICE INCLUDES –  Four nights dinner bed and breakfast • Coach travel as above

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2018 Holidays

 

5 DAY TORQUAY AND THE ENGLISH RIVIERA

 Depart – Monday 19th March 2018. Return – Friday 23rd March 2018. £185 per person.

Torquay is a stylish resort with a real continental atmosphere. There are some good shops and one of the last remaining department stores – Hoopers. If the weather is good you’ll find quaint cafes to sit at and the Princess Theatre is on the Promenade.

Monday – Depart Cornwall heading towards Torquay with a stop for lunch enroute to arrive in good time for our evening meal – choices made on our way up.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday to include 1 free day and 2 excursions.

Half day tour to the pretty little fishing town of Brixham and full day tour to Dawlish and Teignmouth.

Friday – Sadly we leave the Ashley Court Hotel and Torquay to head home, but you are still on holiday so we will make a stop on the way for lunch before getting home this afternoon.

HOTEL – THE ASHLEY COURT HOTEL, ABBEY ROAD, TORQUAY. A friendly family run hotel situated within easy walking distance of the seafront and the town centre – there is also a bus stop outside. Excellent food served hot and plentiful – using local produce where possible – and lots of choice. There is evening entertainment. Lifts to 1st and 2nd floor rooms and also some ground floor rooms which can be requested. All bedrooms are ensuite with TV, hot drinks facilities and hair dryers.

Price Includes – Coach travel as above and including two tours. Four nights dinner and bed and breakfast.

A £50 deposit is required per person on booking and the full balance is required by 05th February 2018.

5 DAYS ALL INCLUSIVE SOUTH WALES AND TENBY

Depart – Monday 26th March 2018. Return – Friday 30th March 2018. £336 per person.

Another trip to one of your favourite hotels – The Belgrave in Tenby. And we are again staying there under the all inclusive basis – and at this hotel it really is excellent value – as well as the usual evening dinner and of course breakfast you will have:

3 Packed Lunches.2 Afternoon Teas. Free Bar from 6pm – 11pm each evening which will include all draught beer, lager, cider from the pump, house wine by the glass, spirits from the optics, bottled beer, coke, lemonade, tea, coffee, crisps and nuts.

Monday – Travel to Tenby making stops en-route for refreshments.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday to include one free day and two excursions:

Scenic drive along the beautiful coast to Pembroke and into Britain’s smallest city of St Davids. Carmarthen Market Day on Wednesday.

Friday – Return to Cornwall – a nice leisurely pace with lots of comfort stops.

Hotel – The Belgrave Hotel, The Esplanade, Tenby. A lovely hotel which is a firm favourite with all of us. It is in a great position overlooking South Beach and Cadley Island and just a 5 minute walk to the town. Large comfy loungers/ lift to all floors/ evening entertainment and of course all bedrooms have ensuite facilities.

Price Includes – Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast and the All inclusive package as detailed. Coach travel as above.

Please phone to check availability, a £50 deposit is required per person on booking and the full balance is required by 19th February 2018.

 

 

 5 DAY ISLE OF WIGHT & OSBORNE HOUSE

Depart – Monday 9th April 2018. Return – Friday 13th April 2018. £318 per person.

Monday – We travel to Lymington for the ferry to Yarmouth – the shortest crossing to the island.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – to include one free day and two excursions.  – A visit to Osborne House – Queen Victorias holiday home on The Isle of Wight, used for filming the new movie starring Judi Dench – ‘Victoria and Abdul’. An island tour including the town that time forgot – Ventnor and visiting the famous white chalk cliffs – The Needles.

Friday – We make our way back to the mainland and home.

Hotel – The Burlington Hotel, Avenue Road, Sandown, Isle of Wight. The Burlington is one of Sandowns most established and reputable hotels. Located in Sandown a few minutes walk from the beach. All rooms ensuite with tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen TV’s. Free Wifi, large dining room with separate tables, large bar, dance floor and entertainment. No life but there are ground floor rooms available. Good choice of evening meal.

Price Includes – Coach travel. Excursions as above including entry to Osborne House. Ferry crossing. Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast.

A deposit of £50 per person is required and full balance by 20th February 2018.

 

 

4 DAY TURKEY AND TINSEL, SALISBURY AND THE NEW FOREST

Depart – Friday 16th November 2018. Return Monday 19th November 2018. £239 per person.

Friday – We travel from Cornwall to Dorset to arrive at the hotel for in time for Afternoon tea and biscuits. Three course evening dinner followed by entertainment.

Saturday – Today is Christmas Day and there will be Bucks Fizz at breakfast, then we are off to the small medieval city of Salisbury where you will get a chance to shop and have a wander round. After lunch we will travel to The New Forest and then back to the hotel for afternoon tea. There will be an afternoon movie at 4.30pm. This evenings dinner will be a 4 course Christmas meal plus a visit from Santa! entertainment to follow in the Kennedy Suite.

Sunday – Today we will visit the Isle of Purbeck and Swanage, passing through quaint Corfe Castle to reach Swanage and getting back to the hotel for a Dorset cream tea. Afternoon movie at 4.30pm. A final 3 course evening dinner and entertainment in the Kennedy Suite.

Monday – After breakfast we have to make our way home via Dorchester which was once the home of Thomas Hardy – now a bustling visitor destination.

Hotel – The Durley Dean Hotel and Spa, West CLiff Road, Bournemouth. The Durley Dean is a Three Star historic Victorian townhouse situated just a short walk from the town center. All rooms have en-suite facilities and there is a spa and leisure facilities which include an indoor heated pool, sauna, steam room and a recently refurbished gym. The spa offers a wide range of treatments which can be booked in advance so why not make the most of your Christmas Holiday and get some pamper time in.

Prices Include – Coach travel as above with tours. Three nights dinner, bed and breakfast.

A deposit of £50 per person is required and full balance by 5th October 2018.

 

 

3 DAY LONGLEAT FESTIVAL OF LIGHT, BATH CHRISTMAS MARKET AND BRISTOL

Depart – Saturday 24th November 2018. Return – Monday 26th November. £239 per person.

Saturday – We will make an early start today so you can have time up at Bristol to visit the Bristol Christmas Market.

Sunday – After breakfast its off to Longleat where each winter it is transformed into an unmissable Festival of Light which transforms the park into a glowing winter wonderland. With a different theme each year, wonderful characters are displayed around the grounds to create an amazing spectacle. And we will not leave Longleat until it is dark so that you can view the Festival of Light. As well as the grounds the house has had a magic wand wafted over it and sometimes there is a singing Christmas Tree with characters dressed in elaborate costumes and the whole house is a cornucopia of magic and if there is time we will drive around the Safari Park to see the park in its winter coat.

Monday – For our final excitement of the weekend we head to Bath for the Christmas Market which is one of the best known markets in the country, set against the beautiful backdrop of Bath Abbey and then home.

Hotel – The Holiday Inn Filton Bristol. A Three Star hotel set in 11 acres of beautiful countryside, it has its own leisure facilities which include an indoor pool, sauna and a gym. We have a three course evening meal with three choices per course plus tea/coffee fir after dinner. Breakfast is also included each morning.

Price Includes – Coach travel as above. Two nights dinner. bed and breakfast. Entry to Longleat.

Extras – Single Supplement £55.00

Cancellation charge on this tour are – 43 days or more loss of deposit. 0-42 days 100{7222e7a4b23a69c7367b46a0bc011610b55bf953cd6a8ff03d6a8ed4431b0470} of holiday cost.

A deposit of £50 per person is required and full balance by 5th October 2018.

 

 

4 DAY CHRISTMAS TURKEY AND TINSEL WEEKEND AT WESTON SUPER MARE AND BRISTOL CHRISTMAS MARKET

Depart – Friday 30th November 2018. Return – Monday 3rd December 2018. £218 per person.

Friday – Travel to Weston with a stop en-route for lunch. This evening there will be a sherry / Bucks Fizz reception before dinner and evening entertainment after.

Saturday – After breakfast we make our way to Bristol, a chance to explore the Harbour and Quay area. The Christmas Market will be on in the town. This evening is your Christmas day meal accompanied by a glass of red wine and entertainment for after dinner.

Sunday – After breakfast we will have a little trip out to Sanders Garden Centre, one of the largest in the South West. This afternoon there will be afternoon tea served at the hotel before a rest and your Boxing Day dinner and evening entertainment on your final night.

Monday – We make our way home today and if enough people would like we can have a couple of hours in Weston to give you a chance to look around the town.

Hotel – The Sandringham Hotel, Victoria Square, Weston Super Mare. Centrally situated on Weston Sea Front overlooking the bay and within 200 yards of the Winter Gardens. All rooms are en-suite with toilet and shower plus a colour television tea and coffee making facilities. The dining room has sea views and there is a lift to all floors.

Price Includes – Coach travel as above, the two tours, three nights dinner, bed and breakfast.

A deposit of £50 is required and the full balance is required by 19th October 2018.

 

5 DAY TURKEY AND TINSEL AT TORQUAY

Depart – Monday 10th December 2018. Return – Friday 14th December 2018. £206 per person.

Back to one of everyones favourite hotels for an ideal short break at a very reasonable price, always excellent food and friendly staff to look after you!

Monday – Depart Cornwall heading towards Torquay with a stop for lunch en-route to arrive in good time for our evening meal, food choices will be made on the way up. We will arrive to sherry and mince pies as today is Christmas Eve.

Tuesday (Christmas Day), Wednesday (Boxing Day), Thursday (New Years Eve) – The tour will include a scenic journey across Dartmoor with stops including Buckfastleigh and the classic West Country town of Tavistock. We also travel to the amazing Darts Farm near Topsham, a lifestyle shopping experience with handpicked specialist retailers, independent boutiques, home grown produce from their own farm, local food and drink with a lovely restaurant.

Friday – Sadly we leave the Ashley Court Hotel and Torquay to head home but you are still on holiday so we will make a stop on the way for lunch.

Hotel – The Ashley Court Hotel, Abbey Road, Torquay. A friendly family run hotel situated within easy walking distance of the sea front and town centre, there is also a bus stop outside. The hotel will be dressed with a festive mood for you to enjoy Christmas , there will be a visit from Santa and Auld Lang Syne with a fancy dress competition if you choose to dress up. There will be wine on the table for you to enjoy with your Christmas meal and your New Years Eve meal. Excellent food served hot and plentiful using local produce where possible with lots of choice. There is evening entertainment. Lifts to 1st and 2nd floor rooms and also some ground floor rooms which can be requested. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV’s, hot drinks facilities and hair dryers.

Price Includes – Coach travel as above, including tour and full festive programme of entertainment. Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast.

A deposit of £50 is required and the full balance is required by 19th October 2018.