Soaps Showdown: Corrie Vs. Emmerdale

With both offering tours to the public and epic events on screen in recent months (helicopter crashes, murders, residents trapped under clutter), all eyes have been firmly cast on Emmerdale and Coronation Street. With Coronation Street The Tour closing its doors for good in December and Emmerdale The Tour allowing fans rare access onto the live filming location at Harewood Estate, demand for both has reached an unprecedented high. So far bookings for Coronation Street The Tour are at 67% compared to Emmerdale The Tour’s 33%*, but with more Emmerdale dates extending into 2016, there’s a chance for the Dales […]

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Coronation Street

TV Themed Coach Holidays for 2015 – 2016

With the final series of Downton Abbey kicking off this Sunday and Doctor Who starting again on Saturday, we thought we would look at some of the great TV & Film breaks we have available at Downton Abbey We were just as gutted as the rest of the Downton fans when we heard that the sixth series would be the final one to grace our screens. We’ve been on quite a journey with the Grantham’s and seen a lot of historical events from the early 1900’s including Titanic sinking, World War 1, the Suffragette movement and much more. One […]

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Holiday like 007

There can’t be many of us left now who have yet to see the latest instalment to the James Bond franchise – Skyfall. Who knows maybe after seeing the film, you may wish to visit some of the locations featured in Skyfall as well as those where the other James Bond movies were filmed. With this in mind, Door2Tour coach tours have taken a whistle-stop tour across the world to give you a brief insight into some of these wonderful destinations that would be perfect for that breakaway you’ve been planning… Skyfall – Istanbul The action-packed bike chase that features […]

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Les Miserables

Les Misérables Hits The Big Screen

An adaption of the extremely successful stage musical, Les Misérables, is hitting the big screen on 11th January 2013, meaning you don’t need a London theatre break to discover what it’s all about. They’ve really pulled out the stops with an all-star cast including Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Russell Crowe, Hugh Jackman, Helena Bonham Carter, Sascha Baron Cohen and Eddie Redmayne. Door2Tour think that these sound like the ingredients to an outstanding film based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which paroled prisoner, Jean Valjean, seeks redemption. To accompany the incredible cast, they had to film […]

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Enter the movie world on holiday

Here’s something a little different to think about when considering coach holidays – why not combine it with a visit to some well known film locations? With the rumour mill going into overdrive at the news that the forthcoming James Bond movie ‘Skyfall’ is likely to have certain parts of it filmed in Bognor Regis as well as the warmer climes of Turkey, we thought we’d take a look at some locations across the world that have been used in popular movies. Take a look at what we’ve come up with and if there is a destination that you feel […]

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Top 5 Stately Homes You Must Visit

It would appear that The Lonely Planet considers Castle Howard to be one of the world’s Top 10 grand homes but did you know that there are many other stately homes that you simply must visit at least once in your lifetime? The best way to see these stunning buildings is to travel on coach holidays where a guide will take you around these grand estates and provide you with little titbits of history taking you back to the time when they were first occupied. You’ll probably find that a lot of the Stately Homes that we have included in […]

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A Right Royal Year

Helping head-up the Royal revival is Brit film The King’s Speech, which leads the field at this year’s Academy Awards with an incredible 12 nominations. Among the key nominations are Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role (Colin Firth) and both Actor (Geoffrey Rush) and Actress (Helena Bonham Carter) in a Supporting Role. The moving film (which we highly recommend if you haven’t seen it already) tells the real-life story of Queen Elizabeth II’s father King George VI (“Bertie”), who suffers from a nervous stammer and is thrust to the throne after his brother Edward abdicates in pursuit of American […]

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