Who said you have to travel far to enjoy a fantastic holiday? Explore the range of attractions right on your doorstep with our UK coach holidays and self-drive hotel breaks. Drawing tourists from all over the world, Britain’s iconic landmarks and inspiring sights make for the very best escape.
Why not join us on a short break visiting the charming coastal resorts of Torquay, Bournemouth and Llandudno, or take in the outstanding natural beauty of the Lake District and Cotswolds? From the awe-inspiring Highlands to the historic capital of Edinburgh, bonny Scotland is a must-visit. Or, head west to enjoy Northern Ireland’s stunning treasures, such as bustling Belfast and the spectacular Giant’s Causeway.
Whether you’re searching for weekend breaks, countryside retreats or city discoveries, explore the best of the UK with Shearings.
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Enjoy the best of North Yorkshire with this fantastic break. From our base in Whitby, we explore the North York Moors and Scarborough.
From our base in charming Whitby, take to the tracks aboard the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and admire the beautiful scenery.
From Newquay, we discover some of Cornwall’s most popular attractions, including the Eden Project – home to plants from all over the world!
Join the Snowdon Mountain Railway and admire the views. We also visit the Italianate village of Portmeirion.
Weston-super-Mare is a traditional seaside town with Somerset’s stunning scenery just on the doorstep, along with the cities of Bristol and Bath.
The Isle of Wight boasts Royal connections through its association with Queen Victoria who made Osborne House a home with Prince Albert.
On this wonderful tour, we’ll explore beautiful Keswick and Grasmere, before setting sail on a cruise along Lake Windermere.
Discover the elegance of York with its marvellous Minster and the quirky Shambles, before exploring seaside Whitby.
With splendid views of the abbey, our cliff-top hotel sits proudly above the charming town of Whitby; the perfect spot for a long weekend!
From our base in stunning St.Ives, we take in the beautiful Cornish coast and countryside including a trip to the tropical Isles of Scilly.
Discover the beautiful Isle of Man, where we enjoy memorable rail journeys, seeing the island’s town and country, land and sea along the way.
The Royal Yacht Britannia has provided the stunning setting for glittering state visits, Royal honeymoons and relaxing family holidays!
Delve into a Devon cream tea on this exciting tour and discover the very best of Torquay, also including a harbour cruise in Plymouth.
Tenby has been a leisure destination for almost 200 years. From here we visit bustling Haverfordwest, tiny St. Davids, and pretty Pembroke.
Enjoy a stay in the popular seaside resort of Llandudno, from where we'll explore the breathtaking scenery of Snowdonia National Park.
Uncover the rugged beauty of the Northumbrian Coast, famed for its golden sands, history and mystery, and visit the impressive Holy Island.
Set on a breathtaking Georgian bay, Weymouth is a firm favourite and a great base from which to explore the delights of Dorset.
A celebration of music, dance, military pageantry – the Edinburgh Tattoo is always a unique and memorable experience.
Enjoy a slice of luxury on this fantastic tour staying at Warner's Norton Grange, with its chalet-style accommodation, fantastic on-site restaurant and daily leisure activities.
Discover the pretty coastal resorts of delightful Eastbourne and beautiful Brighton on this charming 5-day break.
See the unforgettable Thursford Spectacular and relax in Great Yarmouth
Enjoy a traditional Cornish cream tea on this delightful break staying in St. Mawes, also visiting charming Padstow and historic Truro.
Discover Yorkshire’s highlights on this superb short break, with visits to York and Whitby, and a journey along the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
Discover the beautiful Antrim Coast with its stunning seascapes and the magnificent Giant’s Causeway, before exploring vibrant Belfast.
Celebrate the festive season in style on this Turkey & Tinsel break to beautiful Windermere in the Lake District.
Relax at the fantastic adults-only Warner Gunton Hall Coastal Village and see the unforgettable Thursford Christmas Spectacular!
Discover the legendary Loch Ness before exploring the mysterious Black Isle and Inverness, the ‘capital’ of the Highlands.
With golden sandy beaches, sheltered coves and seaside attractions, St. Ives is one of the country’s most popular holiday destinations.
Charming Pitlochry is the ideal spot for a relaxing break. We explore Queen’s View, the fair city of Perth, and enjoy a wee dram!
Take in the scenery of stunning Snowdonia National Park on our short break to the traditional seaside town of Llandudno.
St. Ives is known for its arts scene, quaint cottages and winding alleys. From our hillside position, see the incredible views of Porthminster Beach.
Whether visiting as a place of worship or with a fascination for the myths and stories, Rosslyn Chapel is a special place to explore.
Join us and discover stunning seascapes and hidden gems, as we explore the beautiful South West Coast of Scotland.
Experience the charm of the countryside and take in the outstanding natural beauty of the coast as we explore some of Ireland’s most sensational destinations.
Discover the cobbled streets of Edinburgh's Old Town, the Georgian elegance of the New Town or hit the shops on Princes Street!
There's no better way to start your festive celebrations! Enjoy Christmas fun in Melrose, just an hour from Edinburgh in the Scottish Borders.
Take in beautiful lochs, majestic mountains and idyllic glens as we enjoy a ride on one of the most scenic rail journeys in Scotland.
Situated at the very heart of the English Riviera, Torquay boasts a mild climate, sparkling blue waters and a palm-lined seafront – a true holiday spot.
Situated on Yorkshire’s glorious coastline, Scarborough is perfectly placed to discover wonderful Whitby.
This pre-Christmas escape takes in the festive atmosphere of Exmouth, which has been popular since the Regency period.
Take a stroll along Sandown’s pretty promenade and you’ll find deckchairs, beach huts and the delightful Victorian pier which dates back to 1879.
Discover the best of North Wales from Warner’s Bodelwyddan Castle, a Grade II listed Victorian building, complete with walled gardens and sweeping lawns.
Staying in popular Newquay, join us on a sightseeing spectacular and delve into Cornwall's murky past of pirates, smugglers and beasts!
Explore the magnificent Scottish Highlands as we discover the spectacular scenery with two included cruises.
Soak up the scenery on board the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, and step back in time for some vintage fun at Scarborough Fair Collection.
Set on a Georgian bay, with sandy beaches and clear waters, Weymouth is a firm favourite and a great base from which to explore Dorset.
Set in 24 hectares of magnificent parkland and exquisite gardens, visit Sandringham, perhaps the most famous stately home in Norfolk.
Discover the stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, visit the magical Isle of Skye and admire the view of Eilean Donan Castle.
A marvellous Grade I listed Tudor manor, Warner’s Littlecote House makes for a delightful base on this superb short break with an included visit to Oxford.
There’s a reason Newquay is often considered the holiday capital of Cornwall, with stunning beaches, seaside attractions and a great nightlife.
Enjoy a visit to the picture-postcard town of Tobermory on magical Mull and take in the magnificent surrounding scenery from our base in Oban.
Join us on this fantastic Turkey & Tinsel break to the popular resort of Weymouth – the perfect way to get into the festive spirit!
With award-winning gardens and daily leisure activities, Warner's Nidd Hall is the perfect base to explore York and Knaresborough.
Take in the scenic landscape of the Wye Valley and visit historic Worcester from our base at Warner’s fantastic Holme Lacy House.
Take in the festive delights of the pretty Llandudno and charming Chester in the most enchanting season of all on this memorable escape.
Make your Christmas one to remember on this wonderful festive break to Tarbet on the shores of Loch Lomond.
Enjoy a hassle-free getaway after the festivities of Christmas with this Twixmas holiday to the popular resort of Llandudno!
Staying at Warner's Lakeside Village on Hayling Island, discover Bournemouth, Portsmouth and more on this fantastic tour.
Explore Liverpool's treasures from the Shankly Hotel with a trip up the Liver Building, to The Beatles Museum and a cruise along the Mersey.
The popular town of Fort William is an idyllic holiday location with vast moors, towering mountains, sparkling lochs and historic glens.
Explore the Lake District from the water and the tracks with a journey on board the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway and a cruise along the famous waters.
From tales of pirates and smugglers to beautiful coastal towns, enjoy a combination of rich history and stunning scenery on this Cornish escape.
From walled gardens to beautiful blooms, join us as we explore the horticultural delights of North Wales and visit stunning Beaumaris.
Join us on a sightseeing spectacular staying in popular Newquay and discover the magical Isles of Scilly, quaint Looe and enchanting Polperro.
Make the festive season truly merry and bright with this Turkey & Tinsel break in Scarborough, perfect for visiting York Christmas Markets
Join us on this fantastic Turkey & Tinsel break to Oban – the perfect way to get into the festive spirit!
Take in charming cities, gorgeous scenery and much more on this fantastic tour, with a visit to Norwich and a cruise along the stunning Norfolk Broads.
Christmas comes early on a Turkey & Tinsel break! Get into the festive spirit in Newquay, the jewel in Cornwall’s crown.
Join a group of like-minded individuals and start your Christmas celebrations early in Weston-super-Mare, also visiting Bath and Cheddar.
Keswick, situated between the peaks of Skiddaw and the gentle beauty of Derwentwater, is the tourist centre for the Northern Lake District.
Home is where the heart is, and with an abundance of incredible sights, stunning scenery and unique attractions right on your doorstep, there’s something to suit every interest on a UK holiday.
The UK’s cities are bursting with historic gems, and where better to start your discovery than London? The capital’s royal connections can be uncovered at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Kensington Palace, whilst world-famous landmarks such as the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey offer a fascinating glimpse into English history. If you’re searching for traditional seaside fun, the favourite resorts of Blackpool, Whitby and Eastbourne are calling!
Head to small but mighty Wales for your dose of outstanding beauty; from the majestic peaks of Snowdonia National Park to the pastel-coloured buildings of Tenby, there’s a treat for the eyes in all directions. Or, venture north to Scotland and explore a land of lochs, mountains, beaches and islands – the Scottish Highlands are the perfect place to get away from it all.
With fantastic experiences, breathtaking destinations and memorable moments at your fingertips, our UK breaks guarantee a spectacular staycation.
With so much on offer, you might need some inspiration! We’ve hand-picked a selection of favourite destinations and provided an overview of the very best highlights...
Explore your home and head on a tour featuring many incredible British Royal palaces and homes, including Buckingham and Kensington, as well as the Tower of London and Windsor Castle. Home to the Royals since 1837, Buckingham Palace is a must-visit when on a break in London. The Royal family are a key part of British culture, just like the desire to enjoy Devonshire cream tea in the heart of the rolling countryside, taking the chance to venture on a walking trail like the Agatha Christie Mile in gorgeous Torquay, or relishing in a seaside summer break with some sun, enjoying the traditional seafronts, piers, and bays in gorgeous resorts like Sandown and Yarmouth. England also has a long railroad history, which can be explored on board the extraordinary North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Kent & East Sussex Railway, East Lancashire Railway, and many more, winding through the gorgeous scenery of this attractive country. From the outstanding natural beauty of the Northumbrian coast to the popular resort of Eastbourne, the tranquillity of the breathtaking Lake District to the literary playground of Shakespeare’s County, you’re never short on things to see and do on a holiday in England. Home really is where the heart is, so let’s explore it together…
Operating with its original rolling stock dating back to Victorian and Edwardian times, a journey on board the 130-year-old Manx Electric Railway will certainly be one to remember. This line connects Douglas, Laxey and Ramsey and, with the island being small, it is very easy to venture to all of these places and more in one incredible trip! Journeying from the waterfront town of Douglas to the seaside town of Peel on the other side of the island is only a 20-30-minute drive – and it is well worth it. Take the opportunity to visit the small fishing port and magnificent castle in Peel, with its rich history and roots in Celtic, Viking, and maritime past. If you are enjoying the history of the isle, you will love our adventure aboard the nostalgic Isle of Man Steam Railway, which still uses its original locomotives and carriages, our exploration of the wonderful Port Erin Steam Museum, and the heritage-filled tour to the south of the isle visiting the Village Folk Museum at Cregneash. Whether you’d prefer to explore the coastlines and countryside or enjoy heritage rail experiences, browse our carefully curated tours and start planning your Isle of Man discovery.
This lovely British country offers both natural beauty, in its spectacular mountain ranges and lochs, and an abundance of architecture, ancient history, and medieval sites. In the capital city of Edinburgh, visitors will find fantastic shopping opportunities on Princes Street, the 900-year-old Edinburgh Castle, and a wealth of churches and cathedrals – the most important of them all, St. Giles, the High Kirk of Edinburgh, boasts breathtaking Gothic architecture and a famous crown-topped steeple. Venture a short distance out of the city to discover the iconic Royal Yacht Britannia or visit Roslin, to see the remarkable Rosslyn Chapel. If you take a closer look at the surface, you will see it is almost entirely covered by intricate and inspiring hand-carvings. Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park is perfect for those who are searching for stunning beauty spots, and you can explore its history, sights, and wildlife on board the Loch cruise, venturing over the deepest waters with Ben Lomond towering above. Or, in the Highlands of Scotland, uncover the mysterious Black Isle, with an ancient history to explore and resident bottlenose dolphins to spot. With so many destinations to tick off your bucket list, why not start now with our range of Scotland holidays?
While part of the United Kingdom, Wales is its own country with a deep and rich history, boasting famous figures such as Tom Jones and Shirley Bassey. Most popular destinations include charming Llandudno which offers visitors traditional seaside delights, cosy cafés and a Grade II listed pier, and Snowdonia National Park where breathtaking natural landscapes are dotted with beautiful villages such as Betws-y-Coed. Take in the stunning vistas from aboard the Dean Forest Railway or Snowdon Mountain Railway, or visit White Castle Winery for a taste of your local surroundings. Tenby, on the west coast, is one of Wales’ top seaside towns, with its picture-postcard houses and gorgeous, sandy beach. For something completely unique, the romantic village of Portmeirion is a delight to explore, with Italianate-style architecture and charming gardens. Whether you’re a lover of great views and the great outdoors, or prefer historic and cultural attractions, delve into Wales on a fully escorted tour.
A sightseeing tour around the island of Jersey gives you the incredible opportunity to see famous landmarks like La Corbière. With truly spectacular views and a look at old German bunkers from World War II, learn more about the extensive history of the area with a visit to the lighthouse, as well as a trip to the hugely significant and enormous Jersey War Tunnels. Visitors can see the fascinating exhibit in the underground tunnels themselves or walk the War Trail and find the field fortifications and defences. Jersey Museum & Art Gallery also gives an insight into the rich history and culture of Jersey, featuring the compelling and insightful Story of Jersey film. Beyond the landmarks and heritage, Jersey is a great island to escape to and simply enjoy. With a fabulous high street that stretches the length of King Street to Queen Street, there are an abundance shops to browse in the capital, as well as many lovely cafés and even some world-class restaurants.
The capital city of Northern Ireland, Belfast, is best-known for being the birthplace of the Titanic. Today, you can venture to the award-winning attraction of Titanic Belfast – a museum and monument dedicated to the sunken ship – and take a journey through the story from conception, launch, to its eventual immortalisation in history. Belfast is also home to the gorgeous Queen’s University, local and global collections of the Ulster Museum, and the iconic building that is the Belfast City Hall. Beyond the capital, visitors to Norther Ireland can venture around the exhibits at the Saint Patrick Centre in Downpatrick, detailing the life of Ireland’s patron saint. Nearby, in the churchyard of Down Cathedral, is where Saint Patrick is believed to have been buried. And, finally, no trip to Northern Ireland would be complete without a visit to the wonderful walled city of Derry. There is a rich history to be explored here, with the opportunity to walk along parts of the walls, taking the time to view the many murals depicting its turbulent history, before entering the city centre, where lively bars and boutique stores line the streets. With excellent ‘craic’, warm and friendly hospitality, and an abundance of cultural sights to uncover, let us inspire your journey to this spectacular corner of the UK.