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Escorted Tours UK and Europe

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Find out more about our specially tailored UK and European escorted tours for older people.

Escorted tours are a marvellous way to travel. This is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the local traditions and culture, whether in the UK or Europe.

You are able to really enjoy the delights of your destination with none of the hassle, as your tour manager will handle all the logistics and the guides will have superb local knowledge for you to benefit from.

Add to this the fact you’ll be travelling with people who have similar interests and you can expect a super holiday!

Alfa Travel

With wonderful short breaks from many pick-up points around the UK to interesting cities and well-known coastal resorts, Alfa Travel offer well organised, good value getaways. Evening entertainment is laid on in Leisureplex hotels, which are especially good at looking after coach trip visitors. How about Bournemouth, Torquay or the Yorkshire coast, with Scarborough and Whitby for traditional seaside fun?

Journeys to Europe take in Italy, France, Germany and Belgium, visiting all your favourite spots. A few days away on the continent can really lift your spirits, give you a break and provide the chance to enjoy the company of like-minded people, whilst exploring on well-organised tours.

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Grand UK Holidays

Grand UK Holidays is a leading specialist in escorted holidays for the older traveller.

They will take care of your essential holiday arrangements so you can have a relaxing, worry-free time in good company.

Grand UK tour manager escorts will help you make the very most of your holiday and their team of coach drivers have years of experience behind the wheel. You simply couldn't be in better hands.

If you're on your own, you'll be in great company on a Grand UK holiday. They have never charged a supplement for a single room on a British mainland coach holiday. They also feature special Friendship Club holidays which are ideal for making new friends. 

What's included:

  • The services of a friendly tour manager escort on all UK and European coach holidays. In-resort representative on flight holidays and cruises.
  • No single room supplements on mainland UK coach holidays.
  • Complete luggage handling service on all coach holidays – from departure to arrival at your hotel room.
  • Up to 350 free pick-up locations across Southern England, East Anglia, the Midlands, London and the Home Counties with Grand UK Holidays. If the pick-up locations are not suitable, you can make your own way to the resort or main interchange.

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Just Go! Holidays - Europe

Europe and the UK are just waiting to be discovered. Whether you prefer to travel by coach, with over 450 pick up points, or by plane, you’ll be sure to experience the joys and specialities of your destination with Just Go! Holidays.

What could be more delightful than exploring the exceptional architecture in Spain, sampling the wines and champagnes of France or visiting favourite seaside towns in Britain? Perhaps a weekend in Paris beckons, a short break on the Isle of Man or a few days on the Riviera? The choice is yours!

You will be staying in especially selected accommodation, with excursions included within your great-value package. This is a superb way to travel – you relax and let Just Go! Holidays do all the planning and organisation.

What’s more, you can even enjoy the Door to Door Club Class Home Collection Service, so your holiday begins the moment you close your front door. Now that’s got to be a real treat.

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Read Steve Aldridge's review of his trip to Kipling and Churchill's historic Kent.

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Shearings Holidays

Where would you like to go? The wonderful British coastline, Scotland’s inspiring Highlands, Italy’s romantic lakes and mountains, Spain’s lively, warm beach resorts or historical Germany – you can enjoy all these destinations and more on a Shearings Coach Holiday.

There’s a wonderful holiday just right for everyone, whether it’s a restful weekend break or a longer escorted tour in Europe or beyond.

The beauty of these tours is that you can totally relax, knowing that half board (breakfast and dinner) are already paid for on many trips, along with the superb excursions that take you to interesting sights and attractions. After a good day out, there is often great entertainment provided in your hotel. So you’ve very little to do but enjoy yourself.

You can choose a Grand Tourer coach holiday, which is a rather special collection of luxury escorted tours and resort stays. Once you’ve been collected from home (Home Connect where available), you can travel in the UK or further afield to discover Russia, the chateaux of France or charming, little-known regions of Italy.

With extra personal touches to make your holiday even more pleasurable, the Grand Tourer option is outstanding.

Many UK holidays are based in Shearings' own 47 Bay or Coast & Country hotels, in fabulous scenery, with a friendly feel and enjoyable evening entertainment.

Other hotel partners in the UK and Europe have been specially selected for their good value, attention to detail and professional approach.

With excellent, knowledgeable drivers who keep you informed on the drive, and over 100 years’ experience, Shearings Coach Holidays make travelling and a fabulous holiday so easy.

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Travel Editions

Over the last 25 years, Travel Editions have prided themselves on providing the benefits of group travel, whilst treating every customer as an individual. You might take a fascinating cultural tour in the UK, visiting a historic site not usually available to the public, enjoying an expert speaker at a unique dinner or being in the audience at a remarkable concert.

The tours on offer are all special interest and, in the company’s words,‘eclectic’. Small groups are a marvellous way to meet people with similar interests and share new experiences. Options include Tours by Air, Art/History Tours, Christmas Tours, Culinary Tours, Garden & Flower Tours, Music Tours, Rail Tours, and Walking Tours. With this wide range you’re sure to find many trips of interest and great opportunities to truly immerse yourself in the subject matter. It goes without saying that expert guides will be with you and ensure the tour is a real success.

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