Self-Drive Experiences

18 tours from £495pp

We’re delighted to launch an exciting NEW collection of holidays to our range – Self-Drive Experiences! Combining the convenience of making your own way to your chosen destination with a fully escorted experience brimming with excursions while you’re there, it’s time to uncover the UK’s most spectacular locations.  


Introducing Self-Drive Experiences

Combining the best of both self-drive travel and coach holiday itineraries, our Self-Drive Experiences allow you to make your own way to your chosen holiday destination, with an included programme of fantastic excursions for the duration of your break. Flexible and convenient, travel to your hotel in a way that suits you, where you will be greeted by an experienced Tour Manager who will be with you throughout your journey. With hand-picked accommodation featuring superb facilities, enjoy a relaxing stay whilst exploring remarkable destinations in the comfort of your group.

Our Self-Drive Experiences feature:

  • Flexible travel - simply make your own way there!
  • Hand-picked accommodation with breakfast and evening meals
  • Exciting excursions
  • Coach transfers for our excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager
  • Full financial protection through our 100% secure Trust Account

Join us on this relaxing break, featuring three river cruises along the beautiful Thames and included visits to Windsor Castle and Stonor Park.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 2 lunches, 1 afternoon tea and 4 evening meals
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager
  • Coach travel on excursions

Departures:

  • 2024
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From your fantastic 4-star base, board the charming Kent & East Sussex and Bluebell railways and discover Chartwell and Hever Castle.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager
  • Coach transfers for our excursions

Departures:

  • 2024
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Journey through the Peak District and Derbyshire Dales on heritage railway lines from our lovely base, the Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Coach transfers for our excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Departures:

  • 2024
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Indulge yourself in the luxury travel of a bygone era, with this truly fabulous, one-off festive steam train White Rose to York journey.

  • 3 nights hotel with 2 English breakfasts
  • 2 evening meals with a drink included
  • Return journey from East Midlands Parkway or Derby to York in Pullman Class seating
  • Cooked breakfast and a 4-course dinner on board the train
  • Entrance fees and coaching for excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Departures:

  • 2024
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Enjoy spectacular scenery from Mount Snowdon's summit and journey along the Welsh Highland Railway, staying at the lovely Llandudno Bay Hotel.

  • 4 nights hotel with Welsh breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Coach transfers for our excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Departures:

  • 2025
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Unwind in lovely Norfolk with three railway journeys, a cruise on the Norfolk Broads, and visits to Oxburgh Hall and Sandringham Estate.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Coach transfers for our excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Departures:

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A magical festive experience awaits as we take in the charms of Chatsworth House, enjoy the Peter Pan Pantomime, and journey on the Peak Rail.

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager
  • Coach travel on excursions

Departures:

  • 2024
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Experience the very best of Britain’s West Country with nostalgic rail journeys and gorgeous countryside surroundings from your 4-star hotel.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Coach transfers for our excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Departures:

  • 2024
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Travel onboard no less than five different railways on this tour along the beautiful Somerset and Devon coasts.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Coach transfers for our excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Departures:

  • 2025
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Join us on this delightful Yuletide break, with visits to Harewood House, RHS Glow, and the Festive Flyer. It's sure to be full of festive fun!

  • 3 nights half-board accommodation
  • Coaching for all excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Departures:

  • 2024
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The countdown has begun! Join us for the pinnacle of the jump-racing calendar, the Cheltenham Festival 2025, with two days of racing included.

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Tickets for the Best Mate Enclosure on St Patrick's Thursday
  • Tickets for Tattersalls Enclosure on Gold Cup Day
  • Coach transfers to and from the Racecourse
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Departures:

  • 2025
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Venture to the medieval market town of Stratford-upon-Avon and uncover the town's rich history from your base, the Crowne Plaza.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals, a traditional Christmas lunch and a light supper
  • Coach transfers for our excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Departures:

  • 2024
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Discover all the highlights of Stratford-upon-Avon on this fabulous New Year tour, staying at the gorgeous 4-star riverside hotel, Crowne Plaza.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including a New Year's Eve Gala Dinner
  • Coach transfers for our excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Departures:

  • 2024
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Explore the fascinating sights and rolling scenery of Yorkshire onboard classic steam journeys such as the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager
  • Coach transfers for our excursions

Departures:

  • 2025
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From the Parsonage Hotel and Spa, enjoy Yorkshire’s great historic homes, Castle Howard and Fairfax House, and a spectacular steam train journey.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager
  • Coach transfers for our excursions

Departures:

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Enjoy the perfect blend of incredible rail journeys and invigorating countryside walks on an adventure through the Yorkshire Dales.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals and 3 packed lunches
  • Services of two experienced local walking guides and Tour Manager

Departures:

  • 2024
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The Breadsall Priory Marriott offers the perfect base for rail rides and scenic walks through the incredible natural beauty of the Peak District.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals and 3 packed lunches
  • Coach transfers for our excursions
  • Services of two qualified walking guides and an experienced Tour Manager

Departures:

  • 2025
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Enjoy leisurely cruises along the Thames, plus visits to Blenheim Palace, Windsor Castle and Oxford, on this delightful solo traveller tour.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals with an included drink
  • Tea and coffee after dinner each night
  • 3 lunches
  • Sole use of your own room
  • Entrance fees and coaching for excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Departures:

  • 2025
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