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Railways & Waterways of Yorkshire
From Only £165.00

Sail on the river and travel on the tracks as you enjoy jaw dropping views on some of Britain’s most spectacular journeys.

Duration: 2 Days
02/07/2022
RHS Hampton Court Flower Show & Waterperry Gardens
From Only £139.00

Enjoy gorgeous garden designs, fabulous florals and fantastic shopping opportunities on our ‘bloomin’ brilliant’ break!

Duration: 2 Days
09/07/2022
RHS Hampton Court Flower Show Ft Savill Gardens
From Only £189.00

Enjoy gorgeous garden designs, fabulous florals and fantastic shopping opportunities on our ‘bloomin’ brilliant’ break!

Duration: 2 Days
09/07/2022
Bristol Harbour Festival
From Only £229.00

Bristol’s seafaring history is at the heart of the annual Harbour Festival, which brings together 250,000 people, to celebrate the city’s rich maritime and shipbuilding past. As well as visiting Brunel’s ‘SS Great Britain’ and the Bristol Museum, the festival attracts Tall Ships, music stages, food markets, water display teams and circus acts.

Duration: 3 Days
15/07/2022
Settle to Carlisle Railway
From Only £139.00

The Settle to Carlisle Railway crosses the Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines for one of the most scenic rides in Britain.

Duration: 2 Days
3 dates available
Kent Coast & the Historic Cinque Ports
From Only £414.00

The south Kent coast has long protected the realm, dating back 1,000 years the ‘Cinque Ports’ are a unique association of maritime towns and villages in Kent and East Sussex consisting of Hythe, New Romney, Sandwich, Dover and Hastings.

Duration: 5 Days
25/07/2022
Classic Cambridge & Imperial War Museum, Duxford
From Only £139.00

Experience classic Cambridge on our memorable tour exploring the beauty and history of Cambridge whilst sailing along the picturesque River Cam, combined with a fascinating visit to the iconic Imperial War Museum, Duxford.

Duration: 2 Days
30/07/2022
Kynren: An Epic Tale of England
From Only £279.00

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.

Duration: 3 Days
05/08/2022 and
19/08/2022
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
From Only £299.00

THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH - Set against the backdrop of Edinburgh’s imposing Castle, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is one of the most iconic events in Edinburgh’s calendar.

Duration: 3 Days
3 dates available
Bristol International Balloon Fiesta
From Only £199.00

Let’s fly, fly away to Bristol’s International Balloon Fiesta, the largest annual meeting of Hot Air Balloons in Europe!

Duration: 3 Days
12/08/2022
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
From Only £369.00

THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH - Set against the iconic Edinburgh Castle, experience an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance!

Duration: 4 Days
15/08/2022
Harrogate Autumn Flower Show
From Only £119.00

The perfect short break for garden lovers! The Harrogate Flower Show is regarded as one of the UK’s premier gardening events, welcoming over 100 of the UK’s top plant nurseries and landscapers.

Duration: 2 Days
17/09/2022
Vintage Trains of North Wales
From Only £449.00

Hop aboard our enchanting journey as we explore beautiful North Wales on some incredible vintage trains including the Ffestiniog Railway, Snowdon Mountain Railway & Llanberis Lake Railway.

Duration: 5 Days
26/09/2022
Great Railway Journeys of Scotland
From Only £665.00

Wild, dramatic, and unspoilt, Scotland’s timeless landscapes are brimming with breath-taking mountains, lochs, glens and thriving valleys.

Duration: 6 Days
18/10/2022
4* Liverpool City Break
From Only £109.00

Liverpool is a vibrant city filled with culture, music and beautiful buildings. Most famous for the birth of the Beatles, It has a thriving arts scene and an abundance of museums and galleries all waiting to be discovered.

Duration: 2 Days
21/10/2022
Railways & Waterways of Lancashire
From Only £149.00

Sit back and relax as we head for Lancashire, and all its scenic splendour! Included in our break will be a journey on the iconic East Lancashire Steam Railway with a cream tea as well as a cruise along the Lancaster Canal.

Duration: 2 Days
22/10/2022
Jacobite Steam & Cruise
From Only £469.00

‘All Aboard’ the Jacobite Steam Railway the ‘Greatest Railway Journey in the World’!

Duration: 5 Days
24/10/2022
Halloween Ghost Walk Special with Simon Enwistle
From Only £139.00

This Halloween, we’ll be joined once again by Simon Entwistle, Lancashire’s much-loved story teller and award-winning historian, for a fun and fascinating visit to the infamous Samlesbury Hall, one of the most haunted locations in Britain

Duration: 2 Days
29/10/2022
Imperial War Museum & Bletchley Park
From Only £119.00

Enjoy a thought-provoking weekend of history and secrets from the code breaking at Bletchley Park and the Imperial War Museum in London.

Duration: 2 Days
29/10/2022
Scottish Turkey & Tinsel in the Trossachs
From Only £339.00

Have yourself a merry little Christmas on our Turkey and Tinsel break in stunning Drymen.

Duration: 4 Days
04/11/2022
Musical Mystery Mini Cruise
From Only £129.00

From 80’s music to rock ‘n’ roll our themed Mini Cruises really have it all! These themed Mini Cruises are a fantastic way to experience all the benefits of a Mini Cruise to the Netherlands, with the added benefit of special themed entertainment while you’re on board!

Duration: 3 Days
22/11/2022
Christmas Twilight at Kew Gardens
From Only £115.00

This winter we return to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew for this incredible, after-dark experience. Prepare to be bewitched by winding, sparkling paths illuminated by over one million lights.

Duration: 2 Days
08/12/2022
Beamish & Durham at Christmas
From Only £199.00

Step back in time and experience a truly traditional Christmas at Beamish, the Living Museum of the North. From Georgian times right the way through to the 1950s, this open-air museum is one of the best in the world and on our special break you can immerse yourself in an enchanting festive season at Beamish.

Duration: 3 Days
09/12/2022
Mini Cruise to Haarlem: Hollands Best Market
From Only £135.00

Explore Haarlem’s inner city and "Step into Christmas" as it is transformed into one of the largest Christmas markets in the Netherlands! Home to cobbled streets and winding waterways - the medieval city of Haarlem is one of the prettiest destinations in the Netherlands.

Duration: 3 Days
09/12/2022
Grassington Dickensian  Festival ft Skipton
From Only £110.00

Travel back in time this Christmas as we visit 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.

Duration: 2 Days
10/12/2022
Christmas Twilight at Kew Gardens
From Only £115.00

This winter we return to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew for this incredible, after-dark experience. Prepare to be bewitched by winding, sparkling paths illuminated by over one million lights.

Duration: 2 Days
13/12/2022
South Wales Celebration & Gower Peninsula New Year
From Only £355.00

Ring out the old and welcome in the New Year in Wales. After the busy Christmas period, it’s the perfect getaway if you want to spend some time relaxing and enjoying the end of year celebrations with friends, old and new - with no washing up!

Duration: 4 Days
30/12/2022
Imperial War Museum & Bletchley Park
From Only £105.00

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.

Duration: 2 Days
14/01/2023 and
04/03/2023
Shakespeares Stratford Explorer & Spa Break
From Only £99.00

Join us for a relaxing and rejuvenating weekend away to Stratford-upon-Avon. Famed for its ties to William Shakespeare and its romanticised Tudor architecture, and packed with timeless history and heritage, it is an idyllic destination to spend a couple of days.

Duration: 2 Days
14/01/2023
Soul & Motown Party Break ft Leeds & York Coach 1
From Only £105.00

You don’t need to ‘Hear it Through the Grapevine’ ' Soul & Motown is coming to Skills! So, if you feel like dancing the night away, join us on this fun packed short break with live entertainment, a disco and excursions to Leeds & York.

Duration: 2 Days
21/01/2023
Soul & Motown Party Break ft Leeds & York Coach 2
From Only £105.00

You don’t need to ‘Hear it Through the Grapevine’ ' Soul & Motown is coming to Skills! So, if you feel like dancing the night away, join us on this fun packed short break with live entertainment, a disco and excursions to Leeds & York.

Duration: 2 Days
21/01/2023
All Inclusive Burns Night Break
From Only £299.00

Forget the ‘January Blues’ this year and join us for Burns Night in Drymen! Burns Night is the annual celebration honouring the life and works of Robert (Rabbie) Burns, the national poet of Scotland!

Duration: 4 Days
03/02/2023
Railways & Waterways of Lancashire
From Only £145.00

Sit back and relax as we head for Lancashire, and all its scenic splendour! Included in our break will be a journey on the iconic East Lancashire Steam Railway with a cream tea as well as a cruise along the Lancaster Canal on the award-winning widebeam canal boat Kingfisher.

Duration: 2 Days
18/02/2023
All Inclusive St Patricks Day in the Trossachs
From Only £449.00

'Shamrock' & Roll on our NEW All Inclusive St Patrick's Day Break to the Trossachs! Although the Patron Saint of Ireland, St Patrick was actually born in Scotland in the year 387, before taking Christianity over to the Emerald Isle.

Duration: 5 Days
16/03/2023
Settle to Carlisle Railway
From Only £145.00

The Settle to Carlisle Railway crosses the Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines for one of the most scenic rides in Britain. This year join us for an extraordinary journey over the viaducts and through tunnels viewing the most stunning landscapes in the north of England on our spectacular railway journey.

Duration: 2 Days
25/03/2023

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Welsh Lake Bala Rail & Puffin Island Sail
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 04/07/2022
Elegant Sidmouth
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 04/07/2022
Potter's Resort
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 11/07/2022
Weymouth & the Jurassic Coast Explorer
From Price: £535.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 12/07/2022
Berkshire & the Royal Windsor Steam Express
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Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 25/07/2022
Morse's Oxford & Downton Abbey
From Price: £399.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 01/08/2022
Cotswolds Historic Houses & Gardens
From Price: £435.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 01/08/2022
The English Riviera Ft Dartmouth
From Price: £599.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 06/08/2022
Maritime Portsmouth & Historic Houses of Hampshire
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 14/08/2022
Enchanting Devon: Ilfracombe, Bideford & Cruise
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Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 19/08/2022
Isle of Man Steam Railway
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 20/08/2022
Royals & Rails in Scotland
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 23/08/2022
Weston-super-Mare & Somerset Summer Splendour
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 29/08/2022
Bournemouth, Poole & the Glorious New Forest
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 05/09/2022
Historic Chartwell, Hever & Leeds Castle
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 05/09/2022
Isle of Wight Delights Ft Osborne House
From Price: £640.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 05/09/2022
Cornish Coast to Coast ft Falmouth St Ives & Eden
From Price: £775.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 10/09/2022
Northumberland Coast: Holy Isle, Durham & Bamburgh
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 13/09/2022
Elegant Sidmouth
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Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 15/09/2022
Royals & Rails in Scotland
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 19/09/2022
Royal Norfolk Coast & Country
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Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 25/09/2022
Victorian Steam Sail & Rail in the Trossachs
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 14/10/2022
Chrysanthemum at Kew & 'Maritime' Greenwich
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Duration: 2 Days
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Potter's Resort
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Cornish Highlights Ft Rosemundy House Hotel
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Railways & Waterways of Yorkshire
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Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 02/07/2022
4* Liverpool City Break
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Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 08/07/2022
RHS Hampton Court Flower Show Ft Savill Gardens
From Price: £189.00
Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 09/07/2022
RHS Hampton Court Flower Show & Waterperry Gardens
From Price: £139.00
Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 09/07/2022
Bristol Harbour Festival
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Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 15/07/2022
Settle to Carlisle Railway
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Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 16/07/2022
Isle of Wight - The Optimum Experience
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Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 18/07/2022
Guernsey by Air
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Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 22/07/2022
Kent Coast & the Historic Cinque Ports
From Price: £414.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 25/07/2022
Luxury London 4* City Break
From Price: £285.00
Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 29/07/2022
Classic Cambridge & Imperial War Museum, Duxford
From Price: £139.00
Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 30/07/2022
Isle of Man & The Lake District
From Price: £659.00
Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 30/07/2022
Jersey By Air
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Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 01/08/2022
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
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Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 05/08/2022
Kynren: An Epic Tale of England
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Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 05/08/2022
Settle to Carlisle Railway
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Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 06/08/2022
Weymouth & the Wonders of Wessex
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 09/08/2022
Bristol International Balloon Fiesta
From Price: £199.00
Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 12/08/2022
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
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Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 12/08/2022
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
From Price: £369.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 15/08/2022
Cornish Summer Splendour feat the Isles of Scilly
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 18/08/2022
Kynren: An Epic Tale of England
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Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 19/08/2022
4* Liverpool City Break
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Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 19/08/2022
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 22/08/2022
St Ives & the Cornish Riviera
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Departure Date: 25/08/2022
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
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Enchanting Eastbourne
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Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 28/08/2022
Isle of Wight - The Optimum Experience
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Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 29/08/2022
Highlights of Wales: Llanberis & Portmeirion
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 29/08/2022
Royal Whitby & the North Yorkshire Moors
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 29/08/2022
Guernsey by Air
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Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 02/09/2022
Cornwall's Charms Ft Looe Valley Railway
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 05/09/2022
Guernsey by Air
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Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 09/09/2022
Historic Oxford, Waddesdon Manor House & Gardens
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Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 10/09/2022
Southend-on-Sea & the Essex Sunshine Coast
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 12/09/2022
4* Liverpool City Break
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Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 16/09/2022
Jersey By Air
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Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 16/09/2022
Harrogate Autumn Flower Show
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Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 17/09/2022
Paignton & The English Riviera
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Departure Date: 19/09/2022
NEW: Capt Cook Country & Hartlepool Historic Quay
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Orkney & The Castle of Mey
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Great Railway Journeys of Scotland
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Departure Date: 25/09/2022
Vintage Trains of North Wales
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 26/09/2022
Isle of Man
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 02/10/2022
Exploring Devon & Cornwall
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Duration: 5 Days
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Manchester City Break
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Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 14/10/2022
Settle to Carlisle Railway
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Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 15/10/2022
Oban, Isle of Mull & Ancient Iona
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 17/10/2022
4* Liverpool City Break
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Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 21/10/2022
Luxury London 4* City Break
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Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 21/10/2022
Imperial War Museum & Bletchley Park
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Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 29/10/2022
Halloween Ghost Walk Special with Simon Enwistle
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Duration: 2 Days
Departure Date: 29/10/2022
Lynton, Lynmouth & Lorna Doone's Exmoor
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Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 31/10/2022

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Belgrave Road

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NG6 8LY

Skills, Belgrave Road, Bulwell, Nottingham, NG6 8LY. Registered in England Number 546349. VAT Registered Number 660 5538 34.

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