2016 looks to be a great year for coach holidays, with coach operator Newmarket Holidays welcoming lots of new tours into their tour programme. We’ve selected some of our favourites to tell you a bit more about – enjoy!
Blackpool Illuminations and Tower Ballroom Tea Dance
See the greatest light show on earth, the amazing Blackpool Illuminations on a trip to wonderful Blackpool in 2016. The new tour priced from only £179pp includes a visit to the ‘Last of the Summer Wine Country’, a stop at Peak District favourite Buxton and a chance to step inside the wonderful Blackpool Tower Ballroom for an unforgettable tea dance.
Cotswolds, China & Dreaming Spires
Discover the university city of Oxford, filming location for Hogwarts in some of the Harry Potter films and explore the medieval alleys of Lichfield. The 5 day tour from only £259pp includes a tour of the scenic Cotswolds taking in Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh and Broadway. Pottery fans will be excited to tour the factory of the Royal Crown Derby.
Durham, Edinburgh and Classic Rail Journeys
Rail enthusiasts will love Newmarket’s newest rail offering, enjoy a journey on the newly reopened Borders Railway on a journey from Tweedbank to Edinburgh. Plus enjoy stunning scenery from Durham to Berwick-upon-Tweed. Visitors will also have the chance to visit Durham, York and Edinburgh on this 4 day break. Prices start from £289pp.
Afternoon Tea at Chatsworth House
Journey to the wonderful Peak District for a visit to Chatsworth House. Tour the magnificent rooms and treasures before enjoying a scrumptious afternoon tea in the House’s former stables. The 2 day tour priced from £159pp includes visits to Matlock Bath and Bakewell also.
The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations
In 2016 the Queen will celebrate her 90th Birthday making her the oldest Monarch in the World. To celebrate London will be transformed into a weekend of national celebrations. Day two will see visitors dropped in central London to join the crowds watch the carriage procession with the Queen and Royal Family make their way to St Paul’s Cathedral for a Service of Thanksgiving. Day three will be the spectacular Trooping the Colour (ticket not included), the fantastic military display and RAF flypast. Day four will take visitors back to the Mall to enjoy outside festivities in Green Park or St James’ Park. This 4 day break is priced from £239pp.
The Tall Ships in Antwerp
The Tall Ships race is an unmissable event and 2016 marks its diamond anniversary. Travel to Antwerp to see the stunning vessels in all their glory with miles of rigging, graceful lines and towering high masts. The 4 day trip is priced from only £289pp and includes visits to Ghent and Bruges.
Floralies of Medieval Ghent
This 3 day break to Ghent in Belgium allows visitors to see the 35th Anniversary of Floralies, the horticultural spectacular. The event which hasn’t taken place since 2011 and only takes place every five years will include over 500,00 flowers displayed within the city. The break includes entrance to all Floralies locations and the chance to cruise in two medieval cities.