Houses, Castles and Palaces

Althorp House

The family home of the Spencers since 1508, and the final resting place of the Princess Diana. Showcasing one of Europe’s finest private collections of furniture, paintings and ceramics.

Date: 04/08/2018
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.

2 departures on 28/06/2018 and 20/09/2018
Blenheim Palace & Flower Show

In its sixth year, this wonderful three-day flower show, features over 250 floral and gardens exhibitors, a brand new Orchid Tunnel with the stunning Grand Floral Pavilion as the centrepiece of the show.

Date: 22/06/2018
Blenheim Palace on the GOLD coach

Home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.

2 departures on 07/07/2018 and 29/09/2018
Bletchley Park

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

Date: 17/08/2018
Bletchley Park GOLD

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

2 departures on 01/07/2018 and 13/10/2018
Broadlands House - Romsey, Hampshire

The magnificent Historic Home of Lord Mountbatten. It remains one of England's most delightful country homes and a gem of mid-Georgian beauty.

Date: 07/08/2018
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.

3 departures between 11/07/2018 and 14/09/2018
Charlecote House near Stratford - National Trust

A Victorian home set in landscaped deer park, overlooking the river Avon on the edge of Shakespeare’s Stratford.

Date: 08/09/2018
Coleton Fishacre National Trust

A 1920s country retreat complete with luxuriant garden by the sea.

Date: 22/08/2018
Eden Project & Lost Garden Heligan Overnight

A must for garden lovers as we visit the amazing Eden Project where 'biomes' cover the old china clay pits making them a haven for plants from all over the world and also the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Duration: 2 Days
Date: 30/09/2018
Exbury Gardens, Hampshire inc. steam railway

There are over 20 miles of pathways, three woods and parkland to explore, and surprises lying await behind every corner.

Date: 05/08/2018
Greenway House - National Trust

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

3 departures between 26/07/2018 and 19/09/2018
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: 04/07/2018
Hampton Court Palace & Gardens

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

2 departures on 18/07/2018 and 27/09/2018
Hampton Court Palace & Gardens GOLD Coach

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

2 departures on 28/07/2018 and 18/08/2018
Hartland Abbey and Gardens Bideford GOLD Coach

In 1539 Henry VIII gifted the Abbey to the Keeper of his Wine Cellar and today the house still remains in the family. Hartland Abbey is probably the most historically important ancestral home in North Devon.

Date: 05/08/2018
Hestercombe Gardens near Taunton

Discover Somerset and lose yourself in fifty acres of lakes, temples, cascades, tranquil woodland walks, formal terraces, vivid colours and views that take your breath away.

Date: 18/09/2018
Highclere Castle - Downton Abbey

Highclere Castle is one of England's most beautiful Victorian Castles set amidst 1,000 acres of spectacular parkland.

4 departures between 07/08/2018 and 13/08/2019
Highgrove Royal Gardens Tour

Join one of The Prince’s expert guides on a two-hour walking tour through the extraordinary series of gardens including The Stumpery, the stunning Wildflower Meadow and the impressive Kitchen Garden.

Date: 24/08/2018
Kensington Palace

Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in this major new dress exhibition at Kensington Palace. Visit this charming and much loved royal Palace and gardens, birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Diana, Princess of Wales.

4 departures between 24/07/2018 and 03/11/2018
Killerton House - National Trust

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Date: 24/08/2018
Kingston Lacy nr Wimborne Dorset - National Trust

A lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace in the rural Dorset countryside. An art lover’s dream,the rooms teeming with paintings by Rubens, Van Dyck, Titian and Brueghel. In the Egyptian Room you can discover the largest private collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts in the UK.

Date: 02/08/2018
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: 20/09/2018
Mottisfont Abbey - National Trust

Originally founded as an Augustinian priory in 1201, the house has seen a number of transformations over the last 800 years, shaped by its many and varied owners.

Date: 07/08/2018
Osborne House

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2 departures on 08/07/2018 and 12/08/2018
Oxford Walking Tour

The City of Dreaming Spires is famous the world over for its University and place in history. Take a 2 hour walking tour to see the main highlights.

3 departures between 22/06/2018 and 04/09/2018
Oxford Walking Tour GOLD coach

The City of Dreaming Spires is famous the world over for its University and place in history. Take a 2 hour walking tour to see the main highlights.

Date: 29/09/2018
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: 07/09/2018
Stourhead House and Gardens - National Trust

The world-famous landscape garden has at its centrepiece a magnificent lake reflecting classical temples, mystical grottoes, and rare and exotic trees, and offers a day of fresh air and discovery.

Date: 18/10/2018
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival

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Date: 15/07/2018
Waddesdon Manor - National Trust GOLD Coach

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: 01/09/2018
Warwick Castle

Get ready for another fantastic year at Warwick Castle! A fun, action packed and unforgettable day out for everyone! NEW FOR 2017! Wars of the Roses Live on selected dates.

2 departures on 09/08/2018 and 07/12/2018
Warwick Castle GOLD

Dazzling new shows and attractions, heaps of gruesome history and awesome birds of prey make Warwick Castle a fun, action packed and unforgettable day out for everyone!

Date: 26/08/2018
Welsh Mining Experience, Whondda Heritage Park

Rhondda Heritage Park - The Welsh Mining Experience, follow in the footsteps of the miners who once worked at the Lewis Merthyr Colliery, heart of the Rhondda Valley

2 departures on 08/08/2018 and 23/10/2018
Windsor Castle

The largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen.

4 departures between 24/06/2018 and 31/10/2018
Windsor Castle decorated for Christmas

The largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen. In December, the state rooms are decorated for Christmas.

Date: 05/12/2018
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.

Date: 28/07/2018
Worcester & Webbs of Wychbold

A popular visitor destination with numerous historic buildings and attractions. Most notable amongst these is the magnificent 11th-century cathedral.

Date: 12/10/2018

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