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If you'd prefer to make your own way to your chosen UK holiday destination, we offer a wide range of self-drive holidays, giving you the freedom and flexibility to travel to your hotel at your convenience. Whether you choose to travel by car, rail, or even fly, simply make your own way there at your own pace and leisure before checking in and getting your holiday underway. With both Self-Drive Hotel Breaks and Self-Drive & Tour holidays in our collection, there’s a remarkable staycation waiting for every interest and budget!  

Self-Drive Hotel Breaks
Self-Drive & Tour
Self-Drive Hotel Breaks
Self-Drive & Tour

Self-Drive Hotel Breaks

Featuring:

  • Flexible travel
  • Comfortable hotels with breakfast and evening meals

Make your own way to your chosen holiday destination with our NEW Self-Drive Hotel Breaks and discover the sights and attractions at your leisure. Featuring comfortable 3-star accommodation situated in some of the most popular destinations across the UK, each break includes breakfast and evening meals, offering a great-value staycation with the freedom to explore your way. From the breathtaking beauty of Scotland to the coastal charm of Cornwall, it’s time to soak up the best of the UK.

Featuring:

  • Flexible travel
  • Hand-picked accommodation
  • Fully escorted excursions with included coach travel

Designed to suit your travel preferences, our Self-Drive & Tour holidays feature flexible travel so you can make your own way to your chosen destination. Once there, enjoy a remarkable programme of fully escorted excursions with included travel by coach, along with hand-picked accommodation boasting excellent facilities and fantastic locations. Your friendly Tour Manager will be with you every step of the way, and in the company of your group, you can discover the UK's wonderful sights on a great British staycation.

Enjoy a tour of Sandringham House and admire the opulent interiors and remarkable collections, chug along the beautiful Torbay coastline on the Dartmouth Steam Railway, or discover Castle Howard - one of Britain's finest historic properties - with its stunning landscaped gardens and parkland. From the mountain highs of Snowdon to the majestic beauty of the Lake District, immerse yourself in the best of our nation.

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How do our Self-Drive Hotel Breaks work?

  • When it’s time for your holiday to begin, make your own way to your holiday accommodation at your pace and convenience.
  • Check in to your comfortable hotel then the rest of your holiday is at leisure for you to explore the sights and attractions at your own pace. Your holiday has breakfast and evening meals included.
  • When it’s time to depart, check out of your holiday accommodation and travel home at your pace and convenience.

How do our Self-Drive & Tour holidays work?

  • When it’s time for your holiday to begin, make your own way to your holiday accommodation at your pace and convenience.
  • Meet your fellow passengers and Tour Manager at your holiday accommodation and settle in.
  • Relax, unwind and enjoy your holiday in the company of your group – your driver or Tour Manager will always be on hand! From start to finish, everything is taken care of for you, with included coach travel for each excursion while you’re there.
  • When it’s time to depart, check out of your holiday accommodation and make your own way home at your pace and convenience.
New
Luxury Steam Rail, Chatsworth & Yorkshire Yuletide

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 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

Availability:

  • 2024
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37th International Queen Fan Club Convention

The International Queen Fan Club Convention is back! This residential, non-stop party sees fans congregate for a jam-packed weekend full of events.

  • 3 nights accommodation in your chosen caravan at Golden Sands Holiday Park
  • Commemorative pin badge, wristband and programme for the event
  • Linen, electric and gas included in all accommodation types
  • Entrance to all live events and activities listed in the programme

Availability:

  • 2024
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Cheltenham Festival 2025 – The Gold Cup

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

Availability:

  • 2025
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Discover the Peak District and Derbyshire Dales with journeys on heritage railway lines and a visit to Chatsworth House and Gardens.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Included coach travel on excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

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The Great River Thames & Windsor Castle

From our base in Oxfordshire, this relaxing break includes no less than three cruises, as well as visits to Windsor Castle and Stonor Park!

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

Availability:

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Book ahead with peace of mind Guaranteed Departures until the end of August
Snowdon, Portmeirion & Welsh Mountain Steam

Staying at the charming Llandudno Bay Hotel, explore the delights of Wales with journeys on four railways and a visit to Portmeirion.

  • 4 nights hotel with Welsh breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Included coach travel on excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

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Yorkshire Yuletide, RHS Glow & the Festive Flyer

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

Availability:

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Book ahead with peace of mind Guaranteed Departures until the end of August
Heritage Railways of the Cotswolds & Avon Valley

Experience the best of Britain’s West Country with nostalgic rail journeys through the area’s scenic landscapes and visits to unique attractions.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Included coach travel on excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

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Enjoy journeys on the Kent & East Sussex and Bluebell railways, and discover the historic homes of Kent, including Chartwell and Hever Castle.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Included coach travel on excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

  • 2024
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Book ahead with peace of mind Guaranteed Departures until the end of August
Belgian Grand Prix – Self-Drive

Enjoy a short break to the Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix, with hotel and race day ticket included. A truly thrilling experience!

  • Admission included to Race Day
  • 2 nights hotel with continental breakfast

Availability:

  • 2024
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Book ahead with peace of mind Guaranteed Departures until the end of August
Scenic Trains, the Norfolk Broads & Sandringham

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
  • Included coach travel on excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

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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
  • Included coach travel on excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

  • 2024
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Recognised as one of the UK’s most stunning areas of natural beauty, the Peak District offers the perfect setting for beautiful, scenic walks.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals and 3 packed lunches
  • Included coach travel on excursions
  • Services of two qualified walking guides and an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

  • 2024
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Book ahead with peace of mind Guaranteed Departures until the end of August
York, Historic Homes & the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Enjoy a journey through time as we combine visits to some of Yorkshire’s great historic homes with a spectacular steam train journey.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Included coach travel on excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

  • 2024
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Book ahead with peace of mind Guaranteed Departures until the end of August
Railway Tracks & Walking in the Yorkshire Dales

With a fantastic combination of memorable rail journeys and scenic countryside walks, this tour showcases the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals and 3 packed lunches
  • Services of two experienced local walking guides and a Tour Manager
  • Included coach travel on excursions

Availability:

  • 2024
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Book ahead with peace of mind Guaranteed Departures until the end of August
Settle to Carlisle & the Best of Yorkshire

Discover the best of Yorkshire with three nostalgic rail journeys, an idyllic canal cruise, and visits to Ripley Castle, Ripon and Haworth.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Included coach travel on excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

  • 2024
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Experience the Spectacle of Light at Sudeley Castle, explore Stratford-upon-Avon and spend a day at Cheltenham Races on this New Year break.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including a New Year's Eve Gala Dinner
  • Included coach travel on excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

  • 2024
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Staying in the delightful town of Stratford-upon-Avon, enjoy an exploration of Warwick Castle and a ride along the Severn Valley Railway.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals, a traditional Christmas lunch and a light supper
  • Included coach travel on excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

  • 2024
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Festive Chatsworth, Peak Rail & Peter Pan

Make your festive period one to remember as we experience the magic of Christmas at Chatsworth House, watch the Peter Pan Pantomime, and more.

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

Availability:

  • 2024
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Self-Drive Holidays Highlights

Allowing you to plan your own itinerary, explore the local sights and attractions your own way with our self-drive hotel breaks, featuring comfortable accommodation in excellent locations with breakfast and evening meals included. If you’d prefer to leave the planning and organising to us, our self-drive experiences feature a full programme of excursions for the duration of your holiday whilst you’re there. Whether you choose to discover the rolling landscapes of the Scottish Highlands or soak up the best of the Cotswolds, look forward to a fantastic self-drive staycation.

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