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!

Festive Liverpool & Chester

2022 - 2023 Autumn Winter & Spring / England, North / Aloft Hotel Liverpool

• Historic Chester 
• Festive Liverpool 
• Cruise on the River Mersey
• Beatles Story Museum
 

Newcastle Christmas Markets

2023 Christmas Markets / England, North / Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel
  • Newcastle Christmas Markets
  • Free time to explore Festive Newcastle 

Durham Christmas Festival

2023 Christmas Markets / England, North / Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel
  • Durham Christmas Festival
  • Free time in Festive Durham 

Bowes Museum Christmas Market

2023 Christmas Markets / England, North / Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel
  • Bowes Museum Christmas Market 
  • French-style Chateau home to Silver Swan 

New Year in the Heart of England

2023 New Years Eve / England, Midlands / Stourport Manor Hotel, Sure Collection by Best Western

• Much Wenlock and Ludlow

• Historic City of Worcester

• Festive Entertainment

New Year in East Yorkshire

2023 New Years Eve / England, North / Hull Humber View Hotel, Signature Collection by Best Western

• Historic Market Town of Beverley

• Maritime City of Hull

• Festive Entertainment

New Year in Cambridge

2023 New Years Eve / England, East / Cambridge Bar Hill Hotel, Signature Collection by Best Western

• Cambridge

• Visit to Bury St Edmunds

• Festive Entertainment

WORCESTER AND STRATFORD UPON AVON CHRISTMAS

2023 Christmas / South East / The Brook Marston Farm Hotel
  • Festive programme of hotel entertainment
  • Stratford-Upon-Avon
  • Historic Worcester

CHRISTMAS IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE

2023 Christmas / England, South West / Gloucester Robinswood Hotel, Signature Collection by Best Western
  • Festive entertainment each evening
  • Gloucester
  • Cheltenham

CHRISTMAS IN EAST ANGLIA

2023 Christmas / South East / Best Western Brome Grange Hotel
  • Festive Entertainment
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch
  • Norwich
  • South Wold and Aldeburgh

YORKSHIRE RHUBARB TRIANGLE WEEKEND SPRING

2023 - 2024 Autumn Winter Spring / England, North / Best Western Plus Craiglands

• Guided tour of a Yorkshire Rhubarb Farm

• Free Time to explore the City of Leeds

• York Chocolate Story

• Black Sheep Brewery – Tour & Tasting

BYGONE TIMES IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE SPRING

2022 - 2023 Autumn Winter & Spring / England, North / Tankersley Manor Hotel

• Gainsborough Old Hall

• Abbeydale Hamlet

• Bolsover Castle

• Chesterfield

• Sheffield Botanical Gardens

AFTERNOON TEA AT THE MACKINTOSH, DUMFRIES HOUSE & SCOTTISH CITIES

2022 - 2023 Autumn Winter & Spring / Scotland / Tinto House Hotel

• Riverside Glasgow Transport Museum

• Dumfries House

• Seaside Resort of Ayr 

• Afternoon Tea at the Mackintosh in the Willow Tea Rooms

• Free Time in Edinburgh & Glasgow

• Two Nights of Hotel Entertainment

• Inclusive Drinks Package:

• 2 drinks vouchers per person per night
Drinks include 1/2 pint beer/lager/cider, small glass of house wine, single house spirit with mixer or a soft drink from the gun.

SCARBOROUGH & WHITBY

2022 - 2023 Autumn Winter & Spring / England, North / New Southlands Hotel Scarborough

• Scarborough

• Historic Whitby & Captain Cook Country

• North Yorkshire Moors

AFTERNOON TEA AT THE MACKINTOSH, DUMFRIES HOUSE & SCOTTISH CITIES

2022 - 2023 Autumn Winter & Spring / Scotland / Tinto House Hotel

• Riverside Glasgow Transport Museum

• Dumfries House

• Seaside Resort of Ayr 

• Afternoon Tea at the Mackintosh in the Willow Tea Rooms

• Free Time in Edinburgh & Glasgow

• Two Nights of Hotel Entertainment

• Inclusive Drinks Package:

• 2 drinks vouchers per person per night
 Drinks include 1/2 pint beer/lager/cider, small glass of house wine, single house spirit with mixer or a soft drink.

SUMMERTIME IN EAST ANGLIA

2023 Summer / England, South East / Best Western Brome Grange Hotel

• Felixstowe and Woodbridge

• Diss & Bury St Edmunds

• Southwold and Aldeburgh

STATELY HOMES, RAILWAYS & VINTAGE CARS

2023 Summer / England, North / Derby Mickleover Hotel, Signature Collection by Best Western

• Great British car journey museum

• Shugborough Estate

• Chatsworth House

• Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

• Bakewell

• Lichfield

ROYAL CRUISING & STREAMING IN EDINBURGH

2023 Summer / England, North / Doubletree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre

• Edinburgh

• Perth

• Falkirk

• Kelpies

• Bowness & Kinellie railway

• Scone Palace

• River Forth Three Bridges Cruise

Yorkshire Orchid Festival

2023 Flower Shows / England, North / Hull Humber View Hotel, Signature Collection by Best Western

•   Yorkshire Orchid Festival
•   Burton Agnes Hall 
•   Florally Decorated Rooms 
 

Walking in the Lake District

2023 Summer / England, North / Shap Wells Hotel
  • Ambleside 
  • Windermere Lake 
  • 2 Guided Walks in the Lake District 
  • Penrith Castle 
  • Grasmere