26 tour(s) found:
Classical Spectacular at The Royal Albert Hall
Enjoy the very best classical music and the famous thundering finale to the music of the 1812 overture. The iconic Royal Albert Hall will resound to a host of your favourite classics including Jerusalem, Rule Britannia, Nessun Dorma and land of Hope and Glory. There will be time to obtain lunch prior to the matinee performance.
Freetime in Knightsbridge or Kensington to visit the famous museums - V&A, Natural History or the Science Museum. For shoppers there are the famous department stores - Harrods and Harvey Nichols. Another attraction for those building or renovating their homes is the Ideal Home Exhibition at Olympia.
Mon 01/04/2019 to Fri 05/04/2019
Dorsets largest seaside resort with sandy beaches, beautiful parks and gardens and a vast array of shops. The Riviera Hotel is situated in the beautifully wooded area of Alum Chine, a short walk from the beach. Guests can relax in the lounges or use the indoor swimming pool and gym. We feature tours to Poole, Swanage and the New Forest.
Queen Victoria's Pageant
Sat 11/05/2019 to Sun 12/05/2019
2019 marks the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. To celebrate this occasion, the pageant will include the music of Elgar and Gilbert and Sullivan and the cast of 500 participants, more than 400 horses and 30 carriages will recreate 19th Century Britain in the reign of Queen Victoria. After room allocation at the 4* Holiday Inn, near London Heathrow airport, there will be time to relax before visiting Windsor. You can visit the town centre for a meal etc, or visit the shopping area and food outlets on the showground, before the event commences at 21.00hrs. On Sunday, after a leisurely breakfast, we will depart for a scenic tour of the Cotswolds, visiting Burford and Burton-on-the-Water.
Sidmouth Devon's Floral Resort
Enjoy the unspoilt resort, with its beautiful gardens, good shops and regency buildings
R.H.S Chelsea Flower Show
Enjoy an unforgettable visit to the world renowned, quintessentially British event. Free time in Chelsea before entry for the afternoon and evening session.
R.H.S Wisley & Hampton Court Palace
Sat 25/05/2019 to Sun 26/05/2019
Our tour features two popular destinations. RHS Wisley, one of the world's great gardens provides horticultural inspiration. Hampton Court Palace, the home of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty is sure to impress! The splendour of the Court brought to life by costumed characters. Visit the Great Hall, Chapel, State Apartments and finally the kitchens. Later you can stroll through the formal gardens and maze.
D-Day 75th Anniversary
Tue 04/06/2019 to Fri 07/06/2019
Featuring celebrations, dedications and services to pay tribute to the fallen and veterans whose sacrifice freed Europe from the tyranny of Nazi Germany during operation Overlord and the Battle of Normandy. Visiting the D-Day beaches, Pegasus Bridge and Cafe Gondree and Commonwealth War Grave Cemeteries. Brittany Ferries sailings to ad from Normandy. Based at a 2* Hotel in Bayeux, a superb location for all events.
The Cotswolds & Stratford Upon Avon
Sun 09/06/2019 to Mon 10/06/2019
Tour the Cotswolds, visiting the 'Chocolate box' villages of Broadway and Stow on the Wold. Mid afternoon, arrive at Ettington Chase Hotel to relax in the gardens or visit the spa and pool. On Monday visit Stratford-Upon-Avon, featuring a guided tour of the medieval market town, William Shakespeare's birthplace, his school room and the Guild Hall. 4* Dinner B&B.
Father's day at Ironbridge & Blists Hill Victorian Town
Step back in time to the Industrial Revolution. Meet costumed characters in authentic shops and cottages, buy goods from a bygone era and watch trades people in action in their workshops. Savour the food at a traditional fish and chip shop and enjoy a singalong in the pub.
Father's Day at Severn Valley Railway
Enjoy unlimited travel along the 16 mile route of 'God's Wonderful Railway' (G.W.R). Venture back in time with the sounds and smell of the steam engines. Stop off at the Engine House Visitor Centre or enjoy a meal at the traditional refreshment room at Kidderminster Station.
David Austin - Rose Gardens
Join visitors who flock to the home of 'English Roses'. Considered to be the most beautiful rose garden in the world with over 700 varieties. It consists of The Long Garden, home to the National Collection of English Roses. Admire the beauty of the garden and seek advice from the staff. Our visit ends with cream tea.
Dior 'Designer of Dreams' Exhibition V&A London
Free time for shopping in Knightsbridge with its exclusive department stores. Afternoon visit to the V&A Museum and priority timed entry for the Designer of Dreams Exhibition by Dior.
Pembrokeshire's popular resort with it's charming harbour and two golden beaches.
SS Great Britain & Bristol Waterslide
Journey through the life and times of 'The Ship that changed the world!' Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life at sea. Entry to the 'Being Brunel' Exhibition which highlights the life and achievement of one of Britains greatest designers and builders. Freetime at the Bristol Harbour & Watershed area.
Bristol Street Art Festival
The World's leading street artists hold a festival in Ashton Gate and nearby Bedminister. From small works of art to huge end of terrace buildings, you will be amazed by their craft and artistic creations. A day tour which will guarantee to impress! There will also be freetime at Bristol Harbourside.
The Great War Remembrance and Reconstruction
Fri 02/08/2019 to Sun 04/08/2019
Visiting the battlefields of The Great War. The tour will also focus on the aspects of the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and the reconstruction of the devastated towns and villages of Flanders. There will be an opportunity for individuals to make pilgrimages to graves of long lost relatives or lay wreathes at The Last Post and the Menin Gate. The tour led by an experienced battlefield guide will visit Mametz Wood, Thiepval Memorial, the killing fields of Arras & Passchendaele. 4* Hotel B&B.
Sidmouth & The Folk Festival
Devon's floral resort welcomes musicians and dancers for the popular festival. Sit on the promenade or in the impressive gardens, listen to the music, or join in one of the dance events or concerts.
Corsham & Lacock Film and TV Locations
Two charming Wiltshire villages captured on our screens. Poldark and Remains of the Day, were filmed at Corsham Court, a historic house where we visit the Staterooms with their extensive art collections and the gardens, influenced by Capability Brown. The unspoilt National Trust village features in Harry Potter, Downton Abbey and Cranford.
Spies and Codebreakers
Sun 11/08/2019 to Tue 13/08/2019
Immerse yourself into Cambridge the University City. The highlight of this guided tour of the Colleges is the visit to King's college Chapel, one of the finest examples of Gothic Architecture with its high vaulted ceilings and stain glass windows. Beware! Don't get seduced by Russian agents who recruited former students Burgess, McLean and Philby to become known as Cambridge Spy Ring. On our visit to Station X-Bletchley Park, the reputation of Cambridge University is enhanced by former student Alan Turing who masterminded 'The Bombe' a computer designed to crack Nazi ciphers, his efforts with those who worked under the cloak of secrecy in the code breaking huts shortened World War II. The Royal Cambridge Hotel retains the charm of bygone days, Trumpington Street, Cambridge. 3 * Dinner B&B.
Highclere Castle & Gardens
The home of the Earl and Countess of Caernavon is rich in treasure and features as the set of the much loved TV series Downton Abbey. Visit the State Rooms and bedrooms. Later stroll in the grounds designed by Capability Brown.
Highgrove - A Royal Garden
A guided tour of HRH Prince Charles private garden. Following the tour enjoy a cream tea and browse the garden shop. Visit Tetbury with its restaurants, antique shops and police museum.
Moreton on Marsh on Market Day and Bourton on the water.
The State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
The State Rooms, the setting for ceremonial occasions, are furnished with treasures from the Royal Collection, paintings by Vermeer & Canaletto, and some of the finest English and French Furniture. There is a special exhibition 'Queen Victoria's Palace'.
Cotswold Villages and Gardens
Sun 08/09/2019 to Mon 09/09/2019
English Villages of honey coloured stone and famous gardens. HRH Prince Charles organic garden at Highgrove will contrast with the garden at Hidcotte Manor. The manor at Weston on the Green set in 12 acres of grounds, is a great location to relax and unwind. Play crocquet on the lawn or enjoy a swim. 3* H/B.
Cardiff, Wales Millenium Centre. Les Misérables, colloquially known in English-speaking countries as Les Mis, is a sung-through musical based on the 1862 novel of the same name by French poet and novelist Victor Hugo. Raised stall seats for the evening performance. Free time in Cardiff Bay to obtain dinner.