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Houses, Castles and Palaces

London - Houses of Parliament

Home to 650 Members of Parliament, the self-guided audio tour brings to life the House of Lords and House of Commons.

Date: 02/03/2024
Portmeirion & Llangollen Overnight

The unique Italianate village on the shores of Cardigan Bay and a former British Railways line combine to make a great weekend, not forgetting the spectacular Welsh scenery.

Duration: 2 Days
6 departures between 02/03/2024 and 05/10/2024
Hampton Court Palace & Gardens GOLD Coach

Over 800 years of history can be explored through this magnificent palace and gardens.

3 departures between 10/03/2024 and 13/04/2024
Lanhydrock House and Gardens - National Trust

Magnificent late Victorian country house with gardens and wooded estate. The perfect country house and estate, with the feel of a wealthy but unpretentious family home. After a devastating fire in 1881 the Jacobean house was refurbished in high-Victorian style, with the best in country house design and planning and the latest mod cons.

2 departures on 12/03/2024 and 20/04/2024
Coleton Fishacre - National Trust - coach only

A 1920s country retreat complete with luxuriant garden by the sea. Country home of the D'Oyly Carte family. Lose yourself in the RHS accredited garden: viewpoints give enticing glimpses out to sea, paths weave through glades past tranquil ponds.

Date: 13/03/2024
Jane Austen House & Museum

On your visit to Jane Austen's House Museum, you will be able to explore the house where Jane Austen lived and wrote.

4 departures between 15/03/2024 and 19/09/2024
London - Tower of London GOLD

A royal palace and fortress, prison and place of execution, mint, arsenal, menagerie and jewel house.

2 departures on 17/03/2024 and 20/04/2024
Baddesley Manor & Packwood House - National Trust

Baddesley Clinton (pictured) was the home of the Ferrers family for 500 years and Packwood House is a much-restored Tudor house, park and garden with notable topiary.

Date: 20/03/2024
Arundells - Salisbury

Visit the home and gardens of the former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath in central Salisbury.

2 departures on 22/03/2024 and 23/04/2024
Mompesson House - National Trust

Mompesson has one of the finest displays of English 18th century drinking glasses and a collection of watercolours by former resident Barbara Townsend. The garden is an oasis of calm.

2 departures on 22/03/2024 and 23/04/2024
Windsor Castle GOLD COACH

The largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is one of the official residences of His Majesty King Charles III. Throughout its history, it has been redecorated, enlarged and rebuilt and today is also used regularly for ceremonial and State occasions.

Date: 23/03/2024
Windsor Town for the day GOLD Coach

With a wide range of things to do, great shopping and dining and perfect places to relax and unwind, then look no further than the Royal Borough of Windsor.

2 departures on 23/03/2024 and 14/04/2024
Petworth House and Park Sussex - National Trust

The palatial mansion that you see today was built in 1682 . The state rooms are saturated with internationally important paintings by artists such as Van Dyck, Reynolds, Titian and Blake together with classical and neo-classical sculptures.

Date: 26/03/2024
Blenheim Palace near Oxford

Home to the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, a true masterpiece of 18th Century Baroque architecture.

2 departures on 27/03/2024 and 05/05/2024
Kensington Palace GOLD

Explore the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to young royals for over 300 years. with a special exhibition in 2024 - Untold Lives Exhibition.

Date: 30/03/2024
Greenway House - National Trust

Agatha Christie loved nothing better than escaping with her family to Greenway, their Devon holiday home.

2 departures on 31/03/2024 and 16/04/2024
A La Ronde, Exmouth - National Trust - coach only

Quirky 18th-century, 16 sided house with fascinating interior decoration and collections owned by the National Trust.

Date: 02/04/2024
St Fagans - Wales National History Museum

One of Europe's foremost open-air museums and Wales's most popular heritage attraction. It stands in the grounds of the magnificent St Fagans Castle.

Date: 04/04/2024
Exbury Gardens, Hampshire with steam railway

There are over 20 miles of pathways, three woods and parkland to explore, and surprises lying await behind every corner where a superb railway runs along and through the gorgeous gardens.

2 departures on 10/04/2024 and 21/05/2024
Windsor Castle with audio guide

The largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is one of the official residences of His Majesty The King Charles III. Collect your free multimedia guides at the start of your visit.

2 departures on 11/04/2024 and 30/05/2024
Brownsea Island Poole - National Trust

There is plenty to discover here on Brownsea Island and at a mile long and just under a mile wide, a walk around the island is easily manageable. Home to red squirrels and scouting.

Date: 13/04/2024
Lost Gardens Heligan

Over 200 acres for exploration. Discover our Victorian Productive Gardens, romantic Pleasure Grounds, lush sub-tropical Jungle, pioneering Wildlife Project & beyond.

Date: 14/04/2024
Bletchley Park

Home of the enigma Code Breaker from WWII and Churchill Memorobilia. Check out the tales of spies and strategic deception.

Date: 17/04/2024
Waddesdon Manor National Trust and cream tea

This renaissance-style chateau was built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild. The 45 rooms on view combine the highest quality French furniture and decorative arts from the 18th century.

Date: 18/04/2024
Laskett Gardens Hereford

The creation of Sir Roy Strong CH and his late wife Julia Trevelyan Oman CBE. The gardens were created from a bare field and were begun in 1974 and have continued to evolve ever since.

2 departures on 25/04/2024 and 24/09/2024
Dyrham Park - National Trust

An early example of how a fortune made from empire was invested in a landed estate of 270 acres, transforming Dyrham into one of the most notable stately homes of its age.

Date: 26/04/2024
London - Houses of Parliament GOLD

The self-guided audio tour brings to life the House of Lords and House of Commons, home to 650 Members of Parliament.

Date: 27/04/2024
Rosemoor Garden RHS

The original garden at RHS Garden Rosemoor was created by Lady Anne Berry and is a true plantsman's garden and in 2020, the new 'Cool garden' was created.

Date: 27/04/2024
Bowood House and Gardens, Chippenham

Surrounding the Georgian House is the Italian-inspired Terrace Garden, the Private Walled Gardens, and the herbaceous border, all radiating colour throughout the seasons.

Date: 30/04/2024
Lacock Abbey & Fox Talbot Museum National Trust

On your visit you can discover the history of the Abbey, wander through the historic village and visit the Fox Talbot Museum.

Date: 30/04/2024
Black Country & National Memorial Arboretum ONight

An overnight stay to explore the Midlands where we enjoy the bygone eras at the Black Country Living Museum and pay our resepects at the National Memorial Arboretum near Lichfield.

Duration: 2 Days
3 departures between 11/05/2024 and 14/09/2024
River Severn, Shrewsbury & Blists Hill Overnight

An overnight stay to explore Shropshire - with visits to Blists Hills Victorian Town, Shrewsbury, and a Cruise on the River Severn.

Duration: 2 Days
3 departures between 11/05/2024 and 21/09/2024
Blenheim Palace & Flower Show

Visitors can enjoy Garden Talks with experts and enthusiasts, fabulous food and drink as well as more than 300 exhibitors, an outdoor Plant Village and live entertainment aswell as marvellling at the interior of the Palace.

Date: 21/06/2024
Hampton Court Flower Show & Windsor Overnight

Visit Windsor Castle and State Apartments with an overnight stay so that you are refreshed and ready for the day at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Duration: 2 Days
Date: 04/07/2024
Hampton Court RHS Flower Show

RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival is a bonanza of glorious gardens and fabulous flowers. A celebration of summer colour, gardening inspiration and beautiful blooms to one of the UK’s most iconic palaces.

4 departures between 04/07/2024 and 07/07/2024
Buckingham Palace & Garden Highlights Tour 2024

The 19 State Rooms are furnished with many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection and the Garden Highlights Tour includes the 39-acre garden - 'a walled oasis in the middle of London'. It boasts more than 350 types of wild flower, over 200 trees and a three-acre lake.

3 departures between 25/07/2024 and 19/09/2024
Buckingham Palace State Rooms 2024

The 19 State Rooms are furnished with many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Van Dyck and Canaletto, sculpture by Canova, Sevres porcelain, and some of the finest English and French furniture in the world.

4 departures between 25/07/2024 and 19/09/2024
Leeds Castle & Call the Midwife Overnight

An overnight stay to explore Leeds Castle in Kent 'the most beautiful castle in the world' and Historic Dockyard Chatham.

Duration: 2 Days
2 departures on 02/08/2024 and 21/09/2024

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