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2020 COACH HOLIDAYS NOW ONLINE!

BY SKILLS HOLIDAYS - 2019 operator of the year!

Join a Skills Holiday in Britain from local joining points in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and South Yorkshire.

We hold Open Days and events throughout the year - we love meeting you and you can find out about all of our newest tours! If you would like to come along please join our email mailing list on the left hand side of this page!

The Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo 2020

THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH – Set against the iconic Edinburgh Castle, experience an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance as over 900 cast members join for a unique, atmospheric show unlike any other – The Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo. 

5 Days

4* City Break: Liverpool 2019

Liverpool is an exciting city filled with an exhilarating atmosphere and classic buildings. Most famous for the birth of the Beatles, two world famous football clubs and the Grand National steeple chase. It has a thriving arts scene and an abundance of museums and galleries all waiting to be explored.

3 DAYS

4* New Year in London 2019

Celebrate New Year in London alongside friends and loved‐ones and make it a night you’ll never forget with Skills Holidays! On this getaway there will even be enough time for some shopping and sightseeing!

3 DAYS

4-Star Sparkling Spa Break or Cardiff City Break 2020

Fancy a break from the stresses and strains in life? Our spa breaks make the perfect getaways for couples looking to unwind together, friends planning a relaxing weekend away or anyone who just wants to get away for a little rest and relaxation!

2 DAYS

All Inclusive Llanberis: Llandudno & Portmeirion 2020

Enjoy our all-Inclusive break to beautiful North Wales! Staying at the foot of Mount Snowdon our exciting trip combines award-winning beaches with fascinating history as we include admission to the captivating village of Portmeirion and enjoy visits to The Great Orme, Betws-y-Coed, Llanrwst and Chester.

5 Days

AUTUMN COLOURS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT FT KESWICK, LAKES DISTILLERY & RAILWAY 2019

Experience the splendour and beauty of England’s largest National Park, The Lake District! On this break we enjoy an award-winning cruise along Ullswater, as well as admission into the captivating Lowther Castle and the National Trust’s Hill Top Farm.

5 DAYS

Bath & Cheltenham Christmas Markets ft Oxford 2019

Those looking for a truly fantastic festive shopping experience need look no further than the beautiful, award‐winning Bath Christmas market. On this short break we also include a two‐night stay and the opportunity to enjoy charming Oxford for free time.

3 Days

Beamish & Durham at Christmas 2019

Step back in time alongside the Ghost of Christmas Past and prepare to be enchanted by the traditional Christmas celebrations taking place at Beamish, this Open Air Museum is one of the best in the world and vividly brings to life the regions industrial heritage and the town’s classic festive celebrations.

3 Days

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta 2020

Let’s fly, fly away to Bristol’s International Balloon Fiesta, the largest annual meeting of Hot Air Balloons in Europe! Attracting over 130 Hot Air Balloons from across the world, this spectacular event features over 100 balloons taking off alongside boutique stands, fairgrounds rides and lots of traditional entertainment for the whole family.

3 DAYS

British Isles Discovery - Cruise & Maritime 2020

This cruise around our fabulous, history-packed islands is a voyage of fascinating, overlooked wonders. Peaceful hills and valleys descending to the sea, river estuaries teeming with wildlife, bustling fishing harbours and quaint old towns a ll combine to showcase our great island heritage. Discover some of our more remote offshore islands, highlights of Ireland , and a taste of France on this cruise holiday to remember.

12 Days

British Isles Discovery - Cruise & Maritime 2020

On this fascinating cruise Magellan visits stunning Scottish Islands and Highlands, and highlights of the Emerald Isle. Discover picturesque harbours, historic castles and a picturesque corner of France completes this wonderful cruise.

14 Days

British Isles Discovery Cruise 2019

This cruise around our fabulous, history‐packed islands is a voyage of fascinating, overlooked wonders. Peaceful hills and valleys descending to the sea, river estuaries teeming with wild‐life, bustling fishing harbours and quaint old towns all combine to showcase our great island heritage. Discover some of our more remote offshore islands, highlights of Ireland, and a taste of France on this cruise holiday to remember.

12 Days

Castle Howard at Christmas ft. York & Harrogate 2019

“Deck The Halls”: Each Christmas the enchanting Castle Howard is transformed into a festive wonderland! On this break, we invite you to step inside and explore the breath‐taking interiors adorned with thousands of garlands, candles and wreaths patiently waiting for Father Christmas’ arrival. During our stay we’ll also enjoy free time in Skipton, York and Harrogate.

3 Days

Channel Island Explorer 2020

Just off the French Coast lie the British dependency Channel Islands, consisting of Jersey, Guernsey, Sark and Herm, where British and French influences make the islands a unique place.

7 DAYS

CHANNEL ISLAND EXPLORER: GUERNSEY, JERSEY & HERM 2019

Just off the Normandy coast, lie the Channel Islands, comprising of Jersey, Guernsey, Sark and Herm, where British and French influences infuse to create a unique mix of exquisite coastlines, rich heritage, beautiful harbours and old-world charm.

7 DAYS

Cheltenham, Gloucester Quays & Oxford Christmas Market Ft Worcester 2019

Eat, drink and be merry on this break to charming Cheltenham, Gloucester Quays and Oxford Christmas Markets. Adorned in Christmas attire, this weekend is the perfect setting to indulge in a little Christmas shopping.

3 Days

Chester Christmas Markets & Liverpool 2019

Day 1 – This morning we travel to Chester, shoppers are in for a magical time at the Chester Christmas market with over 70 traditional wooden chalets wrapped around a sparkling Christmas tree in the heart of the city! Grab yourself a delicious, hot mulled wine and wander amongst the twinkling, decorated stalls before we continue to our hotel.

Day 2 – After breakfast we visit Liverpool for free time. With the largest collection of museums and galleries anywhere outside of London, Liverpool’s culture and heritage are at the very heart of the city – and there’s something for everyone to enjoy! And of course, no visit here is complete without visiting the award‐winning Albert Docks, one of the UK’s finest heritage attractions.

2 Days

Christmas in Harrogate & The Yorkshire Dales 2019

Step into Christmas as we visit Harrogate. Relax on this festive getaway, which includes a full Christmas package at our beautiful hotel in Harrogate, a gala dinner and a party night, plus visits to enchanting York, Richmond, Ripon and Knaresborough.

5 DAYS

Christmas in Llandudno: Ffestiniog Railway & Caernarfon

Join us for a jovial Christmas in Llandudno. This festive stay includes a full-board Christmas package at the Baytree Hotel (in Llandudno), a gift for each guest from a very special guest, an enchanting journey on the Ffestiniog railway and visits to Amerton Farm & Craft centre with a light lunch, the Isle of Anglesey, Caernarfon and Chester.

5 DAYS

CHRISTMAS IN PITLOCHRY 2019

Join us on this stunning Christmas Break in the heart of Pitlochry, as we explore some of Scotland’s most beautiful destinations including; Blair Atholl, The Pass of Killiecrankie, Loch Tummel and the famous Queen’s View. With an unbeatable Christmas package at the hotel, a festive cream tea and excursions to Dundee and Perth, your Christmas will be filled with cherished memories.

5 DAYS

Christmas in Suffolk 2019

“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” on this getaway to Suffolk! Whether you want to relax in the company of friends or explore some of Britain’s most beautiful landscapes this break has all the trimmings! With an excellent Christmas package at the renowned Mill Hotel in Sudbury, a home away from home, and visits to Cambridge, Colchester and Bury St. Edmunds.

5 Days

Christmas Party Night in Leeds Featuring York Christmas Market 2019

Get ready to “Shake, Rattle and Roll” with friends, family or even colleagues on this fantastic Christmas party night in Leeds! You’re sure to be left in the Christmas Spirit thanks to this unbeatable party package plus an excursion to York’s Christmas Market.

2 Days

Christmas Twilight at Kew Gardens 2019

Enjoy nothing but magical moments this Christmas with friends and loved ones on this unique after‐ dark experience at the world‐renowned Kew Gardens. Prepare to be bewitched by winding, sparkling paths, dancing illuminated fountains, tunnels of lights along with your favourite vintage rides and traditional festive fares on this breath‐taking evening.

2 Days

CoachStyle Party Break

Get The Party Started with CoachStyle! Hosted by the world‐famous Adelphi hotel in Liverpool and accompanied by members of the Skills Group, our CoachStyle Party Break is a great way to get together with friends and loved ones for a good night and a fab weekend away in Liverpool!

 

Coach 1 Pick ups - Arnold, Chesterfield, Mansfield & Sheffield

Coach 2 pick ups - Arnold, Beeston, Bulwell, Long Eaton & Nottingham

Coach 3 pick ups - Derby, Leicester, Loughborough

Coach 4 pick ups - Alfreton, Bulwell, Derby, Nottingham 

Subject to change. 

2 Days

COLOURFUL CORNWALL & THE ISLE OF SCILLY 2019

Outstandingly beautiful, uncrowded and unspoilt – relax as we explore a place unlike anywhere else in Great Britain. Offering miles of golden sandy beaches, timeless destinations and encircled by crystal blue waters, from the moment you arrive, you’ll fall in love with Colourful Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

5 DAYS

EASTER BLUEBELLS AT KEW GARDENS 2020

Witness the beauty of spring with this enchanting visit to Kew Gardens, home to one of the finest bluebell woods in the country! With a photo opportunity at every turn, we also visit Windsor, Camden Lock and St Albans.

4 DAYS

EASTER IN EASTBOURNE 2020

The long Easter weekend is the best time of year to enjoy a relaxing break! We are returning to the Cumberland Hotel, perfectly positioned on Eastbourne’s seafront, close to the Victorian pier, Martello Tower and award-winning gardens, just as they spring into bloom!

4 DAYS

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2019

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is one of the world’s great New Year Celebrations! Recently appearing in the ‘Discovery Channel – Top 25 World Travel Experiences’, this year as the bells strike midnight, join hands with friends from across the globe in the world’s biggest rendition of Auld Lang Syne!

4 Days

Exploring the Cotswolds ft. Antique Hunting Experience 2020

Our Cotswolds tour will bring the ‘Antiques Roadshow’ to you! If you have an eye for antiques or just fancy having a go then this is the perfect break for you. On this quirky trip we have arranged an antiques day with money to spend and complimentary tea and coffee followed by an evaluation of your purchases in the comfort of your hotel. We also have excursions to Stow-on-the-Wolds, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chedworth, Circencester and Worcester.

5 DAYS

Faroes & Northern Isles - Cruise & Maritime 2020

Taking you north to the remote and beautiful Faroese Archipelago and Scottish Islands, this cruise promises to be the perfect get away. You’ll be amazed by the wealth of breathtaking scenery, bountiful wildlife and dramatic nature. Each time you step ashore you will discover fascinating traditions and cultures, and learn of the mysteries surrounding ancient sites.

7 Days

Grand British Isles Discovery - Cruise & Maritime 2020

Here is a fantastic opportunity to really appreciate our wonderful island heritage visiting many of our most interesting, but remote offshore islands, together with the beautiful Emerald Isle. Sample ancient cultures, stunning scenery, beautifu l gardens and charming towns with Honfleur introducing some delightful French flair.

12 Days

GRAND TOUR OF IRELAND 2019

Take in Ireland’s famous scenery, pretty‐postcard villages and wealth of history on this impressive holiday to the Emerald Isle. Covering both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, we include visits to the world‐famous Giants Causeway, the Ring of Kerry, Belfast, Killarney, Sligo, Galway, Adare and Cong and much more on this fascinating journey.

11 DAYS

Grassington Dickensian Christmas Festival Featuring Skipton 2019

Travel back in time this Christmas to the annual Grassington Dickensian Festival, where visitors are treated to a glorious array of sights, tastes and smells from the bygone era. The village is adorned in Christmas lights and the streets come alive with traditional markets, shopkeepers and villagers dressed in traditional Victorian costumes.

2 Days

GUERNSEY BY AIR 2019

just a short journey from home, will transport you to a mystical island, that feels like you could be a million miles away – Guernsey! One of the largest of the Channel Islands and flourishing with natural beauty, Guernsey provides a peaceful environment for relaxing and an idyllic Continental atmosphere. On this break, you can relax in the comfort that everything is already taken care of with door‐to‐door pick‐ups, return flights from East Midlands Airport, return transfers and an island tour.

7 DAYS

GUERNSEY BY AIR 2020

A short journey from home will transport you to a mystical island, that feels like you could be a million miles away – Guernsey! One of the largest of the Channel Islands and flourishing with natural beauty, Guernsey provides a peaceful environment for relaxing and an idyllic Continental atmosphere. On this break, you can relax in the comfort that everything is already taken care of with door‐to‐door pick‐ups, return flights from East Midlands Airport, return transfers and an island tour.

6 DAYS

Halloween ghost walk with Simon Entwistle Ft the Haunted Samelsbury Hall 2019

When it comes to ghostly goings on Lancashire has a great number of frightening fables. This October, we’ll be joined by Simon Entwistle –Lancashire’s much-loved story teller – for a fun and fascinating visit to the infamous Samlesbury Hall, one of the most haunted locations in Britain, Barrowford Visitor Centre and Witch Museum.

2 DAYS

HARROGATE FLOWER SHOW 2019

The perfect gift for garden lovers – Harrogate Flower Show is regarded as the UK’s premier gardening events! Held twice a year it welcomes over 100 of the UK’s top plant nurseries and landscapers and features beautiful show gardens and competitions fun for everyone!

2 DAYS

HARROGATE FLOWER SHOW 2020

The perfect short break for garden lovers, The Harrogate Flower Show is regarded as one of the UK’s premier gardening events! It welcomes over 100 of the UK’s top plant nurseries and landscapers and features beautiful show gardens and competitions – fun for everyone!

2 DAYS

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM & BLETCHLEY PARK 2019

Enjoy a thought-provoking weekend of history and secrets from the code breaking at Bletchley Park, which helped shorten World War II, to an intriguing insight into World War I & World War II at the Imperial War Museum in London.

2 DAYS

Imperial War Museum & Bletchley Park: Secrets of War 2020

Enjoy a thought‐provoking weekend of history and secrets from the code breaking at Bletchley Park, which helped shorten World War II, to an intriguing insight into World War I & World War II at the Imperial War Museum in London.

2 Days

ISLE OF MAN 2019

Discover the sea‐bound kingdom of the Isle of Man on this great‐value getaway. Unearth beautiful scenery, hidden in lush valleys and beneath rugged coastlines and learn all about its own captivating history! UNESCO has designated the Isle of Man a biosphere reserve (one of only five in the UK), marking it out as one of the most beautiful spots in Britain to enjoy nature – so if you want a little slice of silence and tranquillity, then this is the destination for you.

5 DAYS

ISLES OF SCILLY 2019

Welcome to the Isles of Scilly. These outstandingly beautiful, uncrowded and unspoilt islands are an idyllic place unlike anywhere else in Great Britain! Offering miles of untouched golden beaches, timeless destinations, ancient history and surrounded by crystal blue waters, from the moment you step foot on St Mary’s, you’ll never want to leave.

7 DAYS

ISLES OF SCILLY 2020

Welcome to the Isles of Scilly. These outstandingly beautiful, uncrowded and unspoilt islands are an idyllic place unlike anywhere else in Great Britain! With miles of untouched golden beaches, timeless destinations, ancient history and surrounded by crystal blue waters, once you step foot on St Mary’s, you’ll never want to leave.

7 DAYS

JERSEY BY AIR 2019

Lying between the shores of England and France, Jersey is a little taste of the continent with the familiarity of home! Voted 1 in the Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award for the UK’s top island, Jersey offers stunning scenery, spectacular beaches, emerald green valleys, medieval fortresses and a wonderful array of attractions.

6 DAYS

JERSEY BY AIR 2020

Lying between the shores of England and France, Jersey is a little taste of the continent with the familiarity of home! Voted #1 in the Trip Advisor TravelLers Choice Award for the UK’s top island, Jersey offers stunning scenery, spectacular beaches, emerald green valleys, medieval fortresses and a wonderful array of attractions.

5 DAYS

JERSEY BY AIR 2020

Lying between the shores of England and France, Jersey is a little taste of the continent with the familiarity of home! Voted #1 in the Trip Advisor TravelLers Choice Award for the UK’s top island, Jersey offers stunning scenery, spectacular beaches, emerald green valleys, medieval fortresses and a wonderful array of attractions.

7 DAYS

JERSEY BY AIR 2020

Lying between the shores of England and France, Jersey is a little taste of the continent with the familiarity of home! Voted 1 in the Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award for the UK’s top island, Jersey offers stunning scenery, spectacular beaches, emerald green valleys, medieval fortresses and a wonderful array of attractions.

6 DAYS

KYNREN: AN EPIC TALE OF ENGLAND 2020

Kynren, an epic tale of England is a must-see spectacular open-air theatre show! As the sun sets, the action-packed show begins following 2000 years of English history, myth and legend, set against the magnificent backdrop of Auckland Castle.

3 DAYS

Ladies Day at Royal Ascot 2 Days 2020

Style, sophistication and grace together with the glamorous backdrop of Royal Ascot, provide the high point of the social calendar, Ladies Day! Dress up and be a part of the traditional pageantry on our great-value break, for what promises to be a fantastic weekend for ladies and gentlemen alike.

 

2 DAYS

Ladies Day at Royal Ascot 3 Days 2020

Style, sophistication and grace together with the glamorous backdrop of Royal Ascot, provide the high point of the social calendar, Ladies Day! Dress up and be a part of the traditional pageantry on our great-value break, for what promises to be a fantastic weekend for ladies and gentlemen alike.

3 DAYS

Laver Saver – Althorp Estate & Blenheim Palace

Enjoy two exquisite examples of stunning architecture on this break to Althorp Estate, home to Princess Diana and Blenheim Palace. This stunning palace was built by the nation to honour of of its heroes, John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough and birth place to Sir Winston Churchill.

2 Days

Laver Saver – Windsor Castle & Frogmore House

Explore Royal British history on this stunning break to Windsor Castle and Frogmore House, located in Windsor’s Home Park. Only open to the public on three days each year, Frogmore House was originally purchased for Queen Charlotte in 1792.

2 DAYS

Laver Saver: Kew Gardens Orchid Festival & Windsor

Enjoy a taste of paradise this winter as we visit Kew Gardens Orchid Festival. On this short break you can immerse yourself in a celebration of Thailand’s vibrant colours, culture, and magnificent plant life, which will be taking place in the Princess of Wales Conservatory at Kew Gardens!

2 DAYS

Laver Saver: Llangollen Rail & Isle of Anglesey 2019

The Isle of Anglesey’s Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty has one of the most varied and fascinating landscapes in Britain. On this short break, prepare your senses for some spectacular sea views and the vividly vibrant colours of spring – perfect for nature lovers. We also take you on a journey on the Llangollen Railway, passing through some of the finest natural beauty North Wales has to offer.

2 Days

Laver Saver: Portmeirion & Llangollen Railway Santa Special 2019

Get into the Christmas spirit on this short getaway and join Santa and his Little Helpers as he makes a special appearance on the Llangollen Railway! This weekend we also include admission into the dreamy townscape of Portmeirion Village – home to unique Italianate architecture and lovely views.

Laver Saver: Snowdrops in the Cotswolds

This idyllic short break is the perfect excuse to make the most of the changing seasons, as we wave goodbye to winter and look forward to the beginning of springtime.

2 DAYS

Laver: A Royal Easter in Oban

Get ready for an enchanting adventure, as we take you on a picturesque journey through the Scottish Highlands for a Royal Easter in Oban. We will be staying in the town of Oban, which is surrounded by miles of dramatic shores and beautiful countryside. From Oban we explore the alluring Inner Hebridean Islands and Seil Island.

 

5 Days

Laver: Bournemouth & the New Forest

Enjoy some of the most beautiful coastal scenery on this Dorset adventure. Explore the sandy beaches of Bournemouth and Weymouth along with a memorable harbour cruise departing from Poole Quay where you’ll sail by scenic destinations whilst taking in the local history via a live commentary aboard the boat. Plus – we’ve added in a delicious cream tea to enjoy at the peaceful Blue Pool Tea House.

5 Days

Laver: Easter in Northumberland

Spring is in the air, and Northumberland is the perfect place to get away for a little rest and relaxation. This Easter get away from it all and visit Northumberland, a region that boasts charming countryside and miles of heritage coastlines. Included are visits to Harrogate, Alnwick, Berwick-upon-Tweed, The Holy Island of Lindisfarne & Durham

4 Days

Laver: Enchanting Devon: Ilfracombe, Woolacombe & A Wildlife Cruise

Considered by many as the perfect holiday destination, Enchanting Devon has lots to offer visitors all year round. On this break you can explore its national parks, enjoy its sandy beaches and picturesque coastal scenery and sightsee some fascinating animals in their natural habitat on a spectacular wildlife cruise.

5 Days

Laver: Isle of Wight Delights: Mottistone Manor Garden & Needles 2020

We are delighted to return to the Trouville Hotel in Sandown, home to miles of sandy beaches.

Our holiday includes excursions to the famous Needles, one of the most photographed areas on the Isle of Wight, and the Mottistone Manor Garden.

5 Days

Laver: Isle of Wight Delights: Mottistone Manor Gardens & Needles

For many years now the Isle of Wight has been a popular destination amongst our passengers. Returning to the Trouville Hotel in Sandown, we enjoy miles of beaches as well as included excursions to the famous Needles, one of the most photographed areas on the Isle of Wight and the Mottistone Gardens. On this break, we have given you the option to choose either 4, 5 or 6 nights, depending on your preference. If you’d really like to travel in luxury and style, we also offer a Club Class break in September.

5 Days

Laver: NEW Fabulous Forties Festival in Colwyn Bay

You can step back in time on our fabulous visit to Colwyn Bay and the annual 1940’s Festival. Held over two days, experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Britain during World War II, hear live 40’s style music which includes swing bands and tribute singers, and witness cookery demonstrations, military vehicle displays and even a battle re-enactment on Colwyn Bay Beach.

5 Days

LAVER: NEW Rails & Royals in Scotland Featuring the Jacobite Steam Railway

‘All Aboard’ - from majestic railway journeys to spectacular mountains and sparkling lochs, Scotland has always been treasured by the Royal Family, ever since Queen Victoria and Prince Albert fell in love with the Highlands in 1842. On this break, you can fall in love with Scotland for yourself as we journey on the Jacobite Steam Railway the ’Greatest Railway Journey in the World’ travelling past Britain’s highest mountain and along the deepest freshwater loch. You can also discover Balmoral Castle, Cairngorms National Park and the quaint towns of Mallaig, Aviemore and Braemar.

5 Days

LAVER: NEW Singles: Northumbrian Noel Singles Christmas

Make this Christmas one to remember and treat yourself to a Christmas getaway in Northumbria. You can be assured that everything is taken care of with included visits to Durham’s local pantomime show as well as, York, Durham and Whitley Bay. So, all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the company!

5 DAYS

LAVER: New Year in Sidmouth Featuring Exeter Cathedral & Abbotsbury Winter Ga

Celebrate the New Year in Sidmouth, relax and escape the bustle of the shopping sales and enjoy our specially-tailored itinerary. With insurance, door-to-door pick-ups, a wonderful New Year’s Eve package at the hotel and visits to Bourton-On-The-Water, Weymouth, Exmouth, Sidmouth, Exeter and admission into Abbotsbury Gardens – we’ve really got everything taken care of for you.

5 DAYS

LAVER: Northumberland Coast: Holy Isle, Durham & Bamburgh Castle

Sweeping landscapes and areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty form the background for this tour. Northumberland is a region that boasts lovely countryside and miles of heritage coastlines. On this break, we include excursions to the iconic Bamburgh Castle, Seaton Delaval Hall and Harrogate, Durham & York to ensure you see all the best of the Northumberland Coast.

5 Days

LAVER: Northumberland Coast: Holy Isle, Durham & Bamburgh Castle 2020

Sweeping landscapes and areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty form the background for our tour to the Northumberland region, which boasts lovely countryside and miles of heritage coastlines. We have included excursions to the iconic Bamburgh Castle, Seaton Delaval Hall and Harrogate, as well as visits to Durham and York to ensure you see the best of the Northumberland Coast.

5 Days

Laver: Pembrokeshire Coast: St David’s, Tenby & the Gower Peninsula

Discover the Pembrokeshire Coast – Britain’s only coastal National Park. Wild, gorgeous and beautifully cared for, on this break you can uncover this remote but picturesque corner of the UK with visits to Hereford, Pembroke, St David’s, Swansea and Mumbles. As well as entrance into the Gower Heritage Centre.

5 Days

LAVER: Royal Albert Hall Christmas Concert Featuring Oxford Cathedral

The iconic Royal Albert Hall has been the home of Christmas concerts in London since 1871, and this year they’ll be presenting the best festive entertainment in town, to audiences old and new, and transforming the entire building into an enchanting experience of music, dance, comedy and much more.

3 DAYS

Laver: Singles: Durham, Alnwick Castle & Open-Air Beamish Museum

Discover the North East like never-before on this Singles break! With excursions to beautiful castles, gardens and the award-winning Beamish Museum you can go at your own pace or stick together as a group.

7 Days

LAVER: South Coast Explorer Ft Weymouth, Bournemouth & Thomas Hardy’s Wessex

Escape those Winter Blues and come away with us on this South Coast Explorer! Joined by friends, old and new, delve into Thomas Hardy’s ‘Wessex’ – famous for his novels and the nineteenth century rural life, on this interesting break we include admission into the National Trust’s Max Gate, Dorchester, Weymouth and Bournemouth.

5 Days

Laver: The English Riviera: Dartmouth Round Robin Rail & Cruise

 

If you want to experience award-winning beaches and stunning scenery at any time of the year, then the English Riviera is the perfect place to visit. Staying in Torquay we visit Totnes, Teignmouth, Exmouth and Paignton. We have also included a journey on the Dartmouth Steam Railway Round Robin including an unmissable railway journey, riverboat and bus tour.

5 Days

LAVER:Auld Lang Syne in the Lakes

Ring out the old and welcome in the New Year in the magical setting of the Lake District. Treat yourself to a relaxing break surrounded by majestic rolling countryside and glistening lakes that have been stirring the imaginations of visitors for centuries.

4 Days

LAVER:Bournemouth And A Taste of the Isle of Wight

We invite you to enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery on our coastal adventure to Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight. Staying in the sunny resort of Bournemouth, we have included a day excursion across to the Isle of Wight with admission to Queen Victoria’s Osbourne House and visits to Poole, Wareham and Lyndhurst

7 Days

LAVER:Castles of Scottish Lowlands: Edinburgh, Stirling & Guided Thirlestane

From wonderfully preserved medieval strongholds to romantic clifftop ruins, Scotland is bursting with spellbinding castles. Steeped in legend and architectural grandeur, uncover the unique stories behind these marvellous monuments on this enchanting break.

6 DAYS

LAVER:Cavern Club, Liverpool & Port Sunlight 2020

Liverpool is a city of great tradition, stunning architecture and unbeatable musical culture – home to the iconic Cavern Club, where the Beatles played nearly 300 times, helping it to become one of the world’s most famous music venues. Join us on this short break and enjoy Liverpools famous sights and top attractions at your own pace. We will also be visiting the Port Sunlight Museum.

2 Days

LAVER:Christmas at the Rosemundy House Hotel Featuring Padstow Christmas Festiva

Christmas is here and we invite you to join us for the festivities at the Rosemundy House Hotel! This gorgeous Georgian hotel is a long‐standing Laver favourite and on this joyful escape we enjoy a guided tour and tasting at Healy’s Cider Farm and Truro Cathedral and an enchanting evening excursion to Padstow Christmas Festival.

5 Days

LAVER:Cream of Cornwall: Lost Gardens of Heligan, Magnolias & Falmouth

Cornwall is a land of rugged coastlines, shipwrecks, smugglers and folklore. We will stay in Newquay, Britain’s surfing capital and visit nautical Falmouth, ancient Truro, St Austell and the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

5 Days

LAVER:Elegant Sidmouth Featuring South Devon & Dorset Delights 2020

Join us for a charming getaway to Sidmouth one of the most elegant resorts in south Devon. With unspoilt coast and countryside all around, we enjoy interesting visits the Isle of Portland – home to the iconic red and white stripped Portland Bill Lighthouse, West Bay, Bridport, Exeter, Tiverton and Weymouth.

6 Days

LAVER:Grand Tour of Ireland

Take in Ireland’s famous scenery, pretty‐postcard villages and wealth of history on our impressive holiday to the Emerald Isle. Covering both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, we include visits to the world‐famous Giants Causeway, the Ring of Kerry, Belfast, Killarney, Sligo, Galway, Adare and Cong and much more on this fascinating journey.

11 Days

LAVER:Isle of Wight Delights: Mottistone Manor Garden & Needles 2020

 

We are delighted to return to the Trouville Hotel in Sandown, home to miles of sandy beaches.

Our holiday includes excursions to the famous Needles, one of the most photographed areas on the Isle of Wight, and the Mottistone Manor Garden.

6 Days

LAVER:Mountbatten Festival of Music at The Royal Albert Hall 2020

In March the massed bands of the Royal Marines showcase their outstanding versatility and musicianship at the Mountbatten Festival of Music. Given the ‘West End’ treatment with spectacular lighting and special effects, the marines play traditional marches and overtures that have proved so popular over the years.

3 Days

LAVER:NEW Lincolnshire Gems & The Battle of Britain

Discover Lincolnshire’s gems and aviation heritage with a guided tour of the RAF’s Battle of Britain Visitor Centre. The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial exists to commemorate the history of the RAF’s Air Combat Power. The aircraft are regularly seen at events commemorating World War II, upon British State occasions, most notably Trooping the Colour which celebrates Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday, and air displays throughout the UK and Europe.

5 Days

LAVER:NEW Trails, Rails & St David’s Day in Wales

“Croeso I Gymru” Welcome to Wales! Don your daffodils and mark St David’s Day on our brand-new break to Wales! Offering some of the most stunning natural and exciting landscapes in Britain, our break has been carefully planned, starting with a visits to Llandudno, Caernarfon and Conwy and ending with a stunning journey on the Llanberis Lake Railway.

5 Days

LAVER:NEW: Inner Hebridean Island Hopper: Arran, Islay & Skye

Discover a truly unique destination on our Inner Hebridean Island Hopper adventure. An area home to bewildering landscapes, dramatic coastlines and a captivating history. Our mesmerising escape will visit the isle of Arran, voted one of the top 7 islands in the world, Islay, famous for its delicious whisky, and Skye, home to some of Scotland’s most iconic landscapes.

7 Days

LAVER:The Beautiful South: Eastbourne, Beachy Head & Bluebell Line Railway

Enjoy the fresh sea air and a traditional seaside atmosphere on our getaway to The Beautiful South. Eastbourne, famous for its flower gardens, pebble beaches and iconic chalk sea cliffs, is filled with great things to see and do. On our break you can admire the sights of the seafront with a drive up to Beachy Head – the UK’s highest chalk sea cliff and enjoy admissions into Herstmonceux Castle & Borde Hill Gardens.

6 Days

Laver’s Annual Get-together in Norfolk including Broad’s Cruise

Join Laver Holidays in 2020 for our signature get-together! This annual reunion break allows friends, old and new, to come together in a comfortable setting to reminisce as well as celebrate the year ahead! This year we’ll be visiting Norfolk, on the mid-east coast of England it’s home to unspoilt coastline, beautiful countryside, the unique Broads National Park, forests and heathland.

4 Days

Llandudno's Victorian Extravaganza 2020

Each year the beautiful seaside town of Llandudno plays host to a fantastic festival of all things 19th century at the much-loved Victorian Extravaganza! Marvel at the Victorian costumed characters as they wander through the Victorian street fair, enjoy old time fair rides and steam engines, then witness the biggest highlight, the daily street parades that take place at midday.

3 DAYS

London 4* City Break 2019

Renowned for its fashion, arts and theatre scenes, the majestic city of London needs little introduction! So, whether you’re visiting for the first time, returning to celebrate a special occasion, or coming with friends you’ll always re-discover a city full of unforgettable landmarks and exciting things to do time and time again!  

3 Days

London Armistice: We Will Remember Them 2019

Join us in London for a special weekend of Remembrance held by The Royal British Legion. On this memorable break we have a chance to watch the National Service of Remembrance parade at the Cenotaph in Whitehall and visit the Imperial War Museum along with St Albans.

2 Days

London Christmas Shopper Featuring Twilight at Kew Gardens 2019

From illuminated department stores to charming Christmas markets, you can tick all the items off your Christmas list during a spot of shopping on this festive break to London! Also enjoy a unique after-dark experience at the world-renowned Kew Gardens.

3 Days

London Post Christmas Shopper Featuring Camden Lock 2019

Shop until you drop on this bargain break to central London and Camden Lock Market. This is the perfect break to stock up on some bargains or treat yourself to that new year, new you outfit!

2 Days

MALVERN AUTUMN SHOW 2019

The RHS Malvern Autumn Show is the perfect end to the gardening year! Bringing together everything we love about Nature, this great-value break is for food, gardening and nature lovers alike, as the event showcases a range of cookery demonstrations, gardening talks, vegetable displays, vintage tractors, crafts and more!

2 DAYS

NEW All Inclusive Stay at the Lake District 2020

Enjoy an All-Inclusive stay in The Lake District! During this getaway experience the splendour and tranquillity of England’s largest National Park with visits to Keswick, Ambleside, Kendal and the ancient village of Cartmel, home of the Sticky Toffee Pudding and Lancaster.

5 DAYS

NEW Eastbourne Mistletoe & Wine 2019

On our “Mistletoe & Wine” themed break staying in popular Eastbourne, we have also included visits to Brighton, Rye and Hastings. Plus, with festive entertainment at the hotel, this is the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit!

NEW Easter on The Isle of Man 2020

This Easter discover the island kingdom of the Isle of Man. Discover the beautiful scenery hidden in lush valleys and beneath rugged coastlines, and learn all about its own captivating history! UNESCO has designated the Isle of Man a biosphere reserve (one of only five in the UK), marking it out as one of the most beautiful spots in Britain to enjoy nature – so if you want a little slice of silence and tranquility, then this is the destination for you.

5 DAYS

NEW Exploring Devon & Cornwall 2020

Famous for its swaying palm trees and golden coastlines, Devon brings a touch of the Mediterranean to Britain! On this springtime getaway you will experience the best of Devon and Cornwall from sweeping bays and beautiful coastlines of Torquay and Looe, to picturesque ports and ancient the market towns of Cockington and Liskeard.

5 Days

NEW Warners Corton Coastal Village

Leave your cares behind as we escape to Warners Corton Coastal Village. Set on the glorious Suffolk coast, Corton is the perfect mix of traditional seaside charm with the creature comforts Warners is famous for. With a free day to enjoy the extensive leisure facilities in resort, we have also included excursions to Kings Lynn, Southwold, Lowestoft, Norwich, Wroxham & Spalding.

5 DAYS

New Year Celebrations at the Cavern Club & The Beatles Experience 2019

BEATLESMANIA: We’ll give you something to “Twist and Shout” about this New Year as we celebrate at the ‘most famous club in the world!’ – the Cavern Club, with some of its most finest musicians, friends and loved‐ones! On this “Magical Mystery Tour” we’ve also arranged admission into The Beatles Story as well as a sensational Beatles tour!

3 DAYS

 
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