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British Heritage

British history & heritage

With so much culture and heritage to explore right on your doorstep, why go anywhere else? Great Britain is such a fascinating country, with a history that goes back for centuries. You can make the most of it with an exciting coach holiday, learning about  the important events that shaped our green and pleasant land as you go.

Discover the stunning beauty that inspired British authors with one of our literary tours, experience the pomp and ceremony of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo or explore the fascinating National Trust properties of Scotland. Whichever holiday you choose, you'll enjoy luxury coach travel, comfortable accommodation, delicious meals and, of course, the expertly guided excursions that Shearings are famous for.

Choose your favourite holiday below, or see the full range of coach holidays in the UK.

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Close this result item Kipling's Batemans & Hastings 5 days 

Batemans

Discover the tranquility of Rudyard Kipling's family home and the surrounding countryside which provided inspiration for his work. We also visit historic Hastings and delightful Bexhill-on-Sea.

Majestic Hotel , Eastbourne

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5 days from only £233 per person.

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£233 per person.

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Close this result item Historic Durham & Beamish 5 days 

Durham

The beautiful city of Durham, with its Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site, is the jewel in the crown of an extraordinary county. Come away with us and discover what the magical North East corner of England has to offer.

Eden Arms Hotel , Nr Durham

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5 days from only £251 per person.

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£251 per person.

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Close this result item Edinburgh Tattoo - Tarbet 5 days 

Edinburgh Tattoo

Join us for the spectacular mix of music, pomp and ceremony of the 2015 Edinburgh Military Tattoo staying in Tarbet on the peaceful shores of Loch Lomond.

Tarbet Hotel , Tarbet, Loch Lomond

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5 days from only £359 per person.

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Close this result item Paignton & Morewellham Quay 8 days 

Morewellham Quay is a historic river port which was originally developed to support the local mining industry. Join us as we discover this popular tourist attraction and other gems along the English Riviera.

Esplanade Hotel , Paignton

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Close this result item Edinburgh Tattoo - Melrose 5 days 

Edinburgh Tattoo

Join us for the spectacular mix of music, pomp and ceremony of the 2015 Edinburgh Military Tattoo staying in Melrose in the heart of the Scottish Borders.

Waverley Castle Hotel , Melrose

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Close this result item Edinburgh Tattoo - Pitlochry 5 days 

Edinburgh Tattoo

Join us for the spectacular mix of music, pomp and ceremony of the 2015 Edinburgh Military Tattoo staying in Pitlochry in the heart of Highland Perthshire.

Pitlochry Hydro Hotel , Pitlochry

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Close this result item Belfast & Giant's Causeway 5 days 

Giant's Causeway

Come and discover the beautiful Antrim Coast, as we take you past stunning seascapes to see the magnificent Giant’s Causeway, as well as exploring the vibrant city of Belfast on this great midweek break.

The Loughshore Hotel, Carrickfergus

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5 days from only £440 per person.

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Close this result item Edinburgh Tattoo - Tarbet 8 days 

Edinburgh Tattoo

Join us for the spectacular mix of music, pomp and ceremony of the 2015 Edinburgh Military Tattoo staying in Tarbet on the peaceful shores of Loch Lomond.

Tarbet Hotel , Tarbet, Loch Lomond

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8 days from only £494 per person.

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Close this result item Edinburgh Tattoo - Pitlochry 8 days 

Edinburgh Tattoo

Join us for the spectacular mix of music, pomp and ceremony of the 2014 Edinburgh Military Tattoo staying in Pitlochry in the heart of Highland Perthshire.

Pitlochry Hydro Hotel , Pitlochry

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8 days from only £512 per person.

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Close this result item Celtic Experience 8 days 

Shannon Cruise

Join us for a fantastic break as we explore parts of the Emerald Isle that will make you want to come back for more. From train to cruise, cities to coast, as well as discovering unique heritage attractions, join us and enjoy a true Celtic experience.

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  • Auburn Lodge Hotel, Ennis
  • Oriel House Hotel, Cork
  • Ardmore Hotel, Dublin
  • Stillorgan Park Hotel, Dublin

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8 days from only £521 per person.

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Close this result item Celtic Experience 8 days 

Shannon Cruise

Join us for a fantastic break as we explore parts of the Emerald Isle that will make you want to come back for more. From train to cruise, cities to coast, as well as discovering unique heritage attractions, join us and enjoy a true Celtic experience.

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  • Oriel House Hotel, Cork
  • Ardmore Hotel, Dublin
  • Auburn Lodge Hotel, Ennis
  • Stillorgan Park Hotel, Dublin

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8 days from only £539 per person.

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