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countryside coach holidays

These scenic tours are the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. From the breathtaking majesty of the Scottish Highlands to the quintessentialy English Cotswolds there are so many beautiful and diverse areas of the UK to explore.

With excursions by coach, you can sit back and enjoy the wonderful scenery as our expert tour guides tell you tales about the views as you admire them. You'll make regular stops at places of interest too where you can get out and breathe in the fresh country air for a few hours or enjoy a lovely cup of tea in a quaint tea room. Who said that Britain's National Park's were made for walkers?

You'll find a wide range of accommodation on offers as well, from rural hotels with stunning views from the bedrooms to more centrally located hotels within easy access of beautiful open countryside. Choose your perfect getaway below, or see where else you can go in the UK.

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Close this result item St Ives & Scenic Cornwall 4 days 

St Ives

This wonderful weekend break in Cornwall includes accommodation in the lovely Cornish town of St Ives as well as an excursion by coach to the bustling town of Falmouth. In addition, you'll enjoy brilliant entertainment in your hotel each evening.

St Ives Bay Hotel , St Ives

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4 days from only £130 per person.

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Close this result item Berkeley and the Cotswolds 4 days 

The Cotswolds

See what makes the Cotswolds stand out with this lovely, relaxing weekend away which includes a day out exploring this famous part of England. Wander round the busy market town of Moreton-in-Marsh and admire the beautiful village of Bourton-on-the-Water.

Prince of Wales , Berkeley

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Close this result item Bath & The Cotswolds 4 days 

View of Bath from your hotel

From your base in historic Bath, explore the quaint villages of the Cotswolds. On this fantastic weekend break you'll see enchanting Tetbury, scenic Cirencester and the pretty Bourton-on-the-Water.

Lansdown Grove Hotel , Bath

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4 days from only £159 per person.

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Close this result item St Ives & Scenic Cornwall 5 days 

St Ives

St Ives is a superb base from which to explore Cornwall on this wonderful getaway. Explore Falmouth and Penzance on our superb included excursions by day, and enjoy fantastic entertainment with your fellow holiday-makers in the evening.

St Ives Bay Hotel , St Ives

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5 days from only £189 per person.

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Close this result item Berkeley & The Cotswolds 5 days 

Stunning Cotswolds scenery

From your tranquil base in the Cotswolds, you'll experience so much of this area with trips to Gloucester, Bath, Moreton-in-Marsh and Bourton-on-the-Water by day and fantastic entertainment in your hotel by night.

Prince of Wales , Berkeley

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Close this result item Loch Lomond & West Highland Line 5 days 

Loch Lomond

Let the scenery roll past on our railway adventure, taking one of the most scenic rail journeys in Scotland. With beautiful lochs, mountains and glens on the doorstep, you will feel a world away in this idyllic part of Scotland.

Tarbet Hotel , Tarbet, Loch Lomond

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5 days from only £279 per person.

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Close this result item Loch Lomond & Glasgow 5 days 

Loch Lomond

Tarbet is ideally located to explore the picturesque Trossachs National Park – known as the ‘Highland in Miniature’. Combined with a taste of city life, this tour offers the best of both worlds!

Tarbet Hotel , Tarbet, Loch Lomond

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Close this result item Paignton & Scenic Steam Train 5 days 

Mount Edgecumbe

Great beaches, panoramic views and a regal promenade, Paignton is a superb seaside resort where many holiday-makers return year after year. With illuminated gardens, harbour and secluded coves, join us and discover for yourself what this popular holiday destination has to offer.

Esplanade Hotel , Paignton

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5 days from only £294 per person.

£294 per person.

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Close this result item Bournemouth & The New Forest 5 days 

New Forest ponies

The New Forest is a unique landscape shaped over centuries by grazing ponies and cattle which roam free through the National Park. Majestic woodlands, rare heathland and a spectacular coastline are just waiting to be discovered.

Savoy Hotel , Bournemouth

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5 days from only £329 per person.

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Close this result item Weston-super-Mare and SS Great Britain 5 days 

Weston-super-Mare pier

A traditional seaside town at its best, popular Weston-super-Mare offers plenty of attractions. There are beautiful sandy beaches, gorgeous gardens and some of Somerset's most stunning scenery is just on the doorstep for us to explore.

Grand Atlantic Hotel , Weston-super-Mare

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Close this result item Best of the Beautiful Lake District 5 days 

Windermere

Be captivated by the beauty of the Lake District, explored from our base at Windermere, a town which spreads down the hillside to join the village of Bowness by the shores of Lake Windermere. With beautiful scenery, quaint villages and popular attractions, there's plenty to enjoy.

Windermere Hotel , Windermere

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Close this result item The New Forest Gardens & Railway - Grand Tourer 5 days 

New Forest

Bournemouth has long been one of Britain’s best loved and most stylish resorts, offering visitors a multitude of attractions. With the breathtaking New Forest National Park on the doorstep, there really is so much to discover in this lovely part of Dorset.

Savoy Hotel , Bournemouth

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5 days from only £349 per person.

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Close this result item Beatrix Potter's Lake District 5 days 

Beatrix Potter World

The landscape of the Lake District was inspiration for many of Beatrix Potter's popular stories. Her love of this beautiful area stemmed from childhood holidays and was eventually to become her final resting place.

Newby Bridge Hotel

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5 days from only £369 per person.

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Close this result item Llandudno - Picturesque Portmeirion 8 days 

Portmeirion

On this magical break we take you to the uniquely captivating landscape of the Italiante village of Portmeirion located on its own private peninsula on the southern shores of Snowdonia.

County Hotel , Llandudno

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8 days from only £394 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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8 days from only £399 per person.

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Close this result item Dornoch & the Orkney Islands 8 days 

Dornoch

Join us for a wonderful break exploring the Northern Highlands and scenic Orkney from our base in the tranquil town of Dornoch. Home to a beautiful cathedral, sandy beach, famous golf course and quaint village centre, you are sure to enjoy this welcoming historic town.

Dornoch Hotel , Dornoch

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8 days from only £404 per person.

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Close this result item Loch Lomond & Glasgow 8 days 

Loch Lomond

Set right on the shores of Loch Lomond, Tarbet is ideally placed to explore the picturesque rossachs National Park, known as the ‘Highlands in Miniature’. Combined with a taste of city life in cosmopolitan Glasgow, this tour offers the best of both worlds!

Tarbet Hotel , Tarbet, Loch Lomond

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Close this result item Dartmouth Steam Railway - Bay Inclusive Break 8 days 

Dartmouth Steam Railway

Discover the delights of Devon and take in the spectacular coastal scenery with an exhilarating journey on the Dartmouth Steam Railway.

Tor Park Hotel , Torquay

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8 days from only £409 per person.

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Close this result item Scenic Snowdonia & Mountain Railway (Warner Leisure Hotel) 5 days 

Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel

This Grade II listed Victorian folly is surrounded by the magnificent and dramatic scenery of the Clywdian Mountains and is set in acres of Victorian Parkland. Complimentary entry is also included for guests to the National Portrait Gallery's Victorian Collection, housed at the castle and you can enjoy beautiful woodland walks during your stay.

Bodelwyddan Castle , Bodelwyddan

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Close this result item Hidden Treasures of the Lake District - Grand Tourer 5 days 

Windermere

Be captivated by the beauty of the Lake District and its many hidden treasures. Take in the stunning scenery from our base at Windermere, a town which spreads down the hillside to join the village of Bowness by the shores of Lake Windermere.

Windermere Hotel , Windermere

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Close this result item English Riviera & Dartmoor Delights 8 days 

Torquay

The lively resort of Torquay lies at the heart of unspoilt coastline and exotic greenery enjoying a mild climate, sparkling waters and semitropical flora. Join us as we explore surrounding Torbay and serene Dartmoor, with its wild landscape of myth and legend.

Torbay Hotel , Torquay

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8 days from only £439 per person.

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Close this result item Experience Magical Killarney 7 days 

Ladies' View, Killarney

It’s easy to see why Killarney is referred to as the ‘Jewel of Ireland’ as this welcoming town boasts majestic mountains, mystical lakes and breathtaking scenery, which have all inspired many a poet and artist. Join us and discover the magic of Killarney for yourself.

Best Western Eviston House Hotel , Killarney

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7 days from only £449 per person.

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Close this result item Best of the Beautiful Lake District 8 days 

Cumbrian Scenery

Be captivated by the Lake District, explored from our base at Windermere, a town which spreads down the hillside to join the village of Bowness by the shores of Lake Windermere. With beautiful scenery, quaint villages and popular attractions, there's plenty to discover.

Windermere Hotel , Windermere

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8 days from only £494 per person.

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Close this result item Isles of Mull & Iona 8 days 

Iona

The sweeping mountains of Lorn create the perfect backdrop to the picturesque harbour resort of Oban, on Scotland's West Highland coast. Known as the 'Gateway to the Isles', from here we discover the enchanting Hebridean islands of Mull and Iona.

Great Western Hotel , Oban

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8 days from only £499 per person.

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Close this result item Tralee & the Dingle Peninsula 8 days 

Dingle Peninsula

There’s so much to see and do on this glorious holiday around the coastline of southern Ireland and we make sure you don’t miss a thing! Stunning scenery, awe-inspiring views and world-famous attractions, this wonderful holiday based in Tralee, the ‘Gateway to the Dingle Peninsula’ offers it all.

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  • City West Hotel, Near Dublin
  • Brandon Hotel, Tralee
  • Green Isle Hotel, Dublin
  • Treacy's Hotel Waterford,

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8 days from only £519 per person.

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Close this result item St Ives & the Isles of Scilly 8 days 

St Ives

Join us on a sightseeing spectacular, staying in beautiful St Ives, one of Cornwall's most popular resorts, with golden beaches, cobbled streets and a wonderfully mild climate. From here we take in the stunning Cornish coast and countryside, including a memorable trip to the tropical Isles of Scilly.

St Ives Bay Hotel , St Ives

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8 days from only £544 per person.

£544 per person.

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Close this result item The Scilly Isles & the Gardens of Cornwall 8 days 

St Ives

The romantic Cornish gardens exude a timeless, magical quality and from our base at the south western tip of the county, we discover some of the county’s finest.

St Ives Bay Hotel , St Ives

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8 days from only £544 per person.

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Close this result item The Captivating Lake District - Grand Tourer 8 days 

Lake District

Recognised as the iconic centre of the Lake District, Windermere is the perfect base from which to explore the shimmering waters of the tranquil lakes, the stirring vistas of the brooding mountains and the charms of the pretty villages.

Windermere Hotel , Windermere

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8 days from only £544 per person.

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Close this result item Ring of Kerry & Beautiful Bantry Bay 8 days 

Ring of Kerry

This is an amazing opportunity to take in the stunning scenery around County Kerry and Cork. We’ve picked out some exceptional places to show you, including the unspoilt beauty of Bantry Bay and Garnish Island, the undisturbed Gougane Barra National Park, as well as the famous Ring of Kerry.

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  • Glengarriff Eccles Hotel, Glengarriff
  • Clarion Liffey Valley, Dublin

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8 days from only £594 per person.

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Close this result item Taste of Orkney & Shetland 8 days 

Old Man of Hoy

Discover Scotland’s northern islands of Orkney and Shetland, where a different world of untapped beauty and tranquillity awaits us. Let us show you the rolling landscape, rugged coastlines and fascinating heritage sites along the way.

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  • Norseman Hotel, Wick
  • Thistle Aberdeen Altens, Aberdeen
  • Dornoch Hotel, Dornoch

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8 days from only £809 per person.

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