8-Day Holidays

24 tours from £419pp

If you’re looking for a holiday a little longer in duration, we’ve got a brilliant collection of 8-day breaks to choose from. Taking in some of UK and Europe’s most popular holiday destinations, discover everything from the rugged landscapes of Scotland to the stunning scenery of Wales. Whether you’d like more time to relax or discover more of your chosen destination, with so much to choose from, we’re sure to have the perfect break for you.


Our Scottish 8-day tours are designed for those who live south of the Midlands, to enjoy a more leisurely break with overnight travel on both your outbound and inbound journeys. We also have an exciting 5-day collection of Scottish breaks for those departing from the north. View all Scotland Tours 

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.

  • 4 nights hotel and Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals (5-day breaks from North)
  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals and 2 overnights stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meal (8-day break from South)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Fort William – Cruises of the Highlands
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Departures
until the end of August
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Explore the magnificent Scottish Highlands as we discover the spectacular scenery with two included cruises.

  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals, and 2 overnight stays in Northern England with breakfast and evening meal (South Departures: 8-Day Itinerary)
  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals (North Departures: 5-Day Itinerary)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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St. Ives, Scilly and Glorious Gardens
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Departures
until the end of August
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The romantic gardens of Cornwall exude a timeless, magical quality and on this holiday we visit some of the finest gardens the region has to offer.

  • 7 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Discover the stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, visit the magical Isle of Skye and admire the view of Eilean Donan Castle.

  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals, and 2 overnight stays in Northern England with breakfast and evening meal (South Departures: 8-Day Itinerary)
  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals (North Departures: 5-Day Itinerary)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Isle of Wight, Osborne House and Steam Railway
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Departures
until the end of August
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Relax on the 'diamond' Isle of Wight, journey through the scenic countryside aboard the steam railway, and enjoy a visit to Osborne House.

  • 7 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Oban and Isle of Mull, Iona and Staffa
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Departures
until the end of August
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From our base in the bustling town of Oban, we discover the Hebridean islands of Mull, Iona and Staffa, home to the iconic Fingal’s Cave.

  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals
  • 2 overnight stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meal
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Take in beautiful lochs, majestic mountains and idyllic glens as we enjoy a ride on one of the most scenic rail journeys in Scotland.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals (North Departures: 5-Day Itinerary)
  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals, and 2 overnight stays in Northern England with breakfast and evening meal (South Departures: 8-Day Itinerary)
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

Departures:

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One of the greatest railway journeys in the world, travel in style aboard the famous Jacobite Steam Railway from Fort William to the fishing port of Mallaig.

  • 4 nights hotel and Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals (5-day breaks from North)
  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals and 2 overnights stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meal (8-day break from South)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Best of North Devon and Clovelly
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Departures
until the end of August
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Discover the best of North Devon on this wonderful break exploring seaside towns, Exmoor National Park and delightful Clovelly.

  • 7 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Sit back, relax and take in the scenery of North Wales from the tracks as we enjoy splendid journeys around this wonderful region.

  • 7 nights hotel with Welsh breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

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Jersey – an Island shaped by the Sea
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Departures
until the end of August
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Discover the colourful island of Jersey with its sandy beaches and rugged coastline, and the charming town of St. Helier.

  • 7 nights hotel with breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

Departures:

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Join us on this fantastic Christmas holiday to Italy, taking in the sights of eternal Rome and historic Pompeii.

  • 5 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals
  • Christmas Lunch
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

Departures:

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Pitlochry, Perthshire Highlands and Royal Scotland
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Departures
until the end of August
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Discover this wonderful part of Scotland, so loved by generations of the Royal Family, from our base in the Perthshire Highlands.

  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals
  • 2 overnight stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meal
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

  • 2024
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Paignton, Torquay and English Riviera
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Departures
until the end of August
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From our base in the English Riviera, explore the best of the surrounding area including Plymouth, Torquay, Teignmouth and Babbacombe Model Village.

  • 7 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

  • 2024
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  • 2025
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Join us for a fantastic Christmas holiday to explore the spectacular beauty of Croatia, including visits to Postojna Caves, Rovinj and Pula.

  • 5 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals
  • Christmas lunch
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

  • 2024
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Scarborough – Whitby, Steam Train and Vintage Carousels
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Departures
until the end of August
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Soak up the scenery on board the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, and step back in time for some vintage fun at Scarborough Fair Collection.

  • 7 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

  • 2024
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Scottish North Coast 500 Route and Orkney
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Departures
until the end of August
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Taking in just over 500 miles of stunning scenery in the Scottish Highlands, the North Coast 500 is one of the world’s most beautiful road trips.

  • 7 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • 1 lunch
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotels

Departures:

  • 2024
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Celebrate the festive season with a break to the pretty Austrian Tyrol. Enjoy breathtaking mountain scenery, all the more delightful at this special time of year!

  • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals including Christmas Dinner
  • 1 Light Lunch on Christmas Day
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

Departures:

  • 2024
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Spend the most magical time of the year in Italy, visiting some of the country's most enchanting destinations as they sparkle with festive cheer.

  • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals and 1 lunch
  • Convenient local joining points

Departures:

  • 2024
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Enjoy a picture-postcard Christmas in spectacular Switzerland, taking in the sights of Interlaken, Grindelwald and more.

  • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals including Christmas Dinner
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Convenient local joining points

Departures:

  • 2024
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Our local guide will help you to discover ancient civilisations, archaeological delights and bountiful wildlife from our base on the island

  • 7 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

  • 2025
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Staying in the beautiful resort of Diano Marina, join us as we take in the beauty of the Italian Riviera during the most magical time of year.

  • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals, including Christmas Eve Ligurian dinner and Christmas Day turkey lunch
  • Selected drinks (beer, local spirits, wine, selected soft drinks, tea and coffee) included at hotel in Diano Marina from 6pm to 11pm

Departures:

  • 2024
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Our base for this holiday will be the scenic town of Alpbach in the Austrian Tyrol and staying at the Hotel Andreas.

  • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals
  • Christmas lunch
  • Welcome drink of Mulled wine and cookies
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

Departures:

  • 2024
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Explore the beautiful South West Coast of Scotland and enjoy a day trip to Northern Ireland's capital city, Belfast.

  • 4 nights hotel and Scottish breakfast and 3 evening meals (5-day breaks from North)
  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals and 2 overnights stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meals (8-day break from South)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departures:

  • 2025
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