Destinations

Take in the beautiful scenery of the Lake District, explore Yorkshire’s delightful dales, cruise on great Scottish Lochs or discover rich heritage when you visit one of the many stately homes or castles that the UK and Ireland have to offer. We have a wide range of destinations and itineraries to suit every traveller!

Hidden Gems of Northumbria

2020 Summer / England, North / Slaley Hall Hotel
  • Luxury Break to Northern England
  • Stanhope, Alston & Hexham
  • South Tynedale Railway
  • Beamish - Living Museum of the North
  • Cathedral City of Durham 

Thursford Christmas Spectacular

2021 Thursford / England, East / Palm Court Hotel
  • Thursford Christmas Extravaganza
  • Largest Christmas Production in England
  • Choirs and Carols
  • The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ
  • Great Yarmouth
  • City of Norwich & Southwold

Turkey & Tinsel - Edinburgh & Dundee

2021 Turkey & Tinsel / Scotland / Mercure Perth
  • Three evenings of hotel entertainment
  • Scottish Capital - Edinburgh
  • Stirling & The Kelpies
  • Dundee - 'Scotlands Sunniest City'

Summer Gardens, Stately Home & Aeroplanes

2021 Summer / England, East / Mercure Hatfield Oak Hotel
  • Wimpole Hall, Home Farm & Gardens
  • RHS Garden Hyde Hall
  • Royal Air Force Museum
  • Cambridge & St Albans
  • Seaside Resort of Southend-on-Sea

Scarborough & Historic York

2021 Summer / England, North / Park Manor Hotel
  • Yorkshires Premier Holiday Resort
  • Historic Whitby & Captain Cook Country
  • North Yorkshire Moors
  • Ancient City of York
  • Ryedale Folk Museum
  • Tea & Scones at the Sunn Inn, Bilsdale

Sailing & Steaming in the English Riviera

2021 Summer / England, South West / Best Western Livermead Cliff Hotel
  • Paignton/ Dartmouth Railway
  • Ferry to Dartmouth
  • River Dart & Estuary Cruise
  • Maritime Plymouth with Tamar Cruise
  • House of Marbles, Bovey Tracey

Quintessential Bournemouth

2021 Summer / England, South East / Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, Signature Collection by Best Western (Formerly Hallmark Bournemouth Carlton)
  • The South Coasts Premier Holiday Resort
  • Hotel Overlooking the Sea
  • Dorchester
  • Weymouth
  • Salisbury & Shaftsbury

Llandudno, Chester & Mystery

2021 Summer / England, Wales / The Queen at Chester Hotel, Premier Collection by Best Western (Formerly Hallmark Chester The Queen)
  • Mystery Tour
  • Llandudno
  • A la Carte Meals Dining at Leisure
  • Historic Chester

Highlights of Lancashire

2021 Summer / England, Midlands / Preston Leyland Hotel, Signature Collection by Best Western (Formerly Hallmark Preston Leyland)
  • Samlesbury Hall Guided Tour
  • 3 Hour Canal Cruise with 2 Course Lunch
  • East Lancashire Railway
  • Gawthorpe Hall
  • Wine each evening & Cream Tea

Chatsworth & The Peak District

2021 Summer / England, Midlands / Derby Mickleover Hotel, Signature Collection by Best Western (Formerly Hallmark Derby Mickleover)
  • Chatsworth House
  • Matlock, Belper & Derwent Valley
  • Carsington Water & Ashbourne 
  • Derby Cathedral Quarter
  • Cream Tea at Hotel

A Touch of Class in Yorkshire

2021 Summer / England, North / Gisborough Hall Hotel
  • Stunning Luxury Hotel
  • Historic Maritime Whitby & The Coast
  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway
  • Mousey Thompson Visitor Centre
  • Ryedale Folk Museum

Chatsworth Flower Show

2021 Flower Shows / England, Midlands / Hilton Garden Inn Stoke-on-Trent
  • Celebrate creative masterpieces of gardeners & designers
  • Visit the wonder 1000-acre Chatsworth Estate
  • Stay in the Hilton Garden Inn Stoke-on-Trent

Scarborough, Whitby & York

2020 - 2021 Autumn, Winter & Spring / England, North / Park Manor Hotel
  • Excursion to York
  • Free day to explore Scarborough
  • Excursion to Whitby & North Yorkshire Moors

Cambridge Christmas Shopper

2020 - 2021 Autumn, Winter & Spring / England, East / Holiday Inn Cambridge
  • Christmas Shopping in Cambridge
  • Festive Entertainment on One Night
  • Tea/Coffee & Mince Pies on Arrival
  • Traditional Christmas Dinner

New Year in Perthshire & Edinburgh

2021 New Year / Scotland / Mercure Perth
  • Entertainment on Three Evenings
  • NYE Gala Dinner
  • Perth City Centre Hotel
  • Scottish Capital City - Edinburgh

Highland Lines and Northern Landscapes

2021 Summer / Scotland / Duke Of Gordon Hotel
  • The Kyle Line - Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
  • 'The Jacobite' Steam train on the West Highland Line
  • Fort William to Mallaig
  • The Highland Line - Kingussie to Inverness
  • Strathspey Railway
  • Cairngorm Mountains

Chester Christmas Market & Festive Liverpool

2021 Christmas Markets / England, North / Best Western Forest Hills
  • Historic Roman City of Chester
  • Albert Dock & Liverpool

Lanterns at Longleat & Bath Christmas Market (2 nights)

2021 Christmas Markets / England, South West / Best Western Plus Angel
  • Festival of Light at Longleat House
  • Bristol Christmas market
  • Chippenham

All Inclusive Inverness (incl Overnights)

2020 - 2021 Autumn, Winter & Spring / Scotland / Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa, Holiday Inn Dumfries
  • Diamond All Inclusive Package
  • Scotland's Highland Capital
  • Loch Ness & Fort Augustus
  • Ullapool & Loch Broom
  • Loch Lomond & Rannoch Moor
  • Glencoe & Fort William

Scottish Borders, Edinburgh & Gin

2020 - 2021 Autumn, Winter & Spring / Scotland / Peebles Hydro Hotel
  • Capital City of Edinburgh
  • New Lanark Visitor Centre
  • Gin Tasting at 1881 Distillery
  • Peebles & Melrose