Great British Christmas Tours

Why not treat your passengers to a great British break for Christmas 2018? Bursting with great inclusions and promising festive fun aplenty, our Christmas tours feature quality hotels from across the UK.
Legend

Best Western Premier Richmond Hotel

Liverpool
AAA+ Central Location
The 4 star Best Western Premier Richmond Hotel is located on the edge of the city centre, just an easy 10 minute walk to the shops and a 15-20 minute walk to the Albert Dock. This boutique style hotel has personality and offers a warm Merseyside welcome. The 152 bedrooms have a luxury feel and are decorated to a very high standard and all include a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Decorated in an elegant, decadent style, the open plan Brasserie restaurant and bar feature white leather chairs, set in a stunning atrium with a white piano, where a pianist plays on Friday, Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes. Groups with 40 passengers or more will dine in the Function Room, which offers a more intimate setting. Coach parking is off-site at the Albert Dock (hotel will provide transfer for driver) and charges apply.

Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort

Brigg, Lincolnshire
AAAA Stunning Hotel Setting VIG AAAA
4 star Forest Pines is a modern hotel with a world class golf course, excellent leisure facilities and three unique restaurants. It offers 188 bedrooms furnished in a contemporary style, with all equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Breakfast and dinner are served in The Grill restaurant and drinks can be enjoyed in the modern open plan bar. The leisure club and spa are located in an external building opposite the hotel and comprise an indoor swimming pool, spa bath, steam room and gym. Coach parking is on-site and is free of charge.

Hallmark Hotel Derby Midland

Derby
AAA+ No Single Supplement for Double Rooms
This 4 star hotel is one of the first built Victorian railway hotels with its own sense of tradition, character, elegance and charm and located within walking distance of the city centre yet within easy reach of the Peak District. All 102 bedrooms are of a good size with high ceilings, and each is equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The public areas have been furnished to a high standard throughout and the restaurant offers an intimate dining experience. Coach parking is on-site and is free of charge.

Hallmark Hotel Hull

North Ferriby, Humberside
AAA Spectacular Views
This 4 star hotel is situated on the outskirts of the city and boasts spectacular views of the Humber estuary and its iconic bridge, one of the world’s longest single span suspension bridges. The hotel does not have a lift but does have ground floor rooms (please note there are steps to access all other bedrooms). Each of the 95 stylish bedrooms are equipped with hairdryer, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The elegant bar, lounge and Brasserie restaurant all offer fantastic views of the estuary and the Humber Bridge. The hotel also has an external decking area - perfect for unwinding after a long day exploring. Coach parking is on-site and free of charge.

Riverside Lodge Hotel (Formerly Hallmark Hotel Irvine)

Irvine, Ayrshire
AAAA Great Views
The 4 star Hallmark Hotel Irvine is located on the outskirts of Irvine, Ayrshire, known as one of Scotland's most picturesque areas. The hotel has 128 comfortable, modern rooms (including ground floor rooms), all of which are equipped with hairdryer, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel also offers a contemporary Brasserie restaurant, stylish cocktail lounge and a spacious lounge. Coach parking is on-site and is free of charge.

Hallmark Hotel Manchester

Wilmslow, Cheshire
AAA+
Located on the outskirts of Cheshire's exclusive Wilmslow, the Hallmark Manchester Airport offers a country setting close to the M60 and M56 motorways, on the edge of the Peak District and within reach of the bustling Manchester city centre. A perfect touring base for the north west, this is not your typical airport hotel! All of the hotel's 88 tasteful, modern bedrooms include TVs, hairdryers & tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel offers a cosy, contemporary brasserie which serves traditional dishes. Coach parking is on-site and free of charge.

Kilbirnie Hotel

Newquay, England
AAA+
The 3 star Kilbirnie Hotel offers a superb location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. All 66 rooms are furnished in a contemporary style and equipped with hairdryer, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel also has fantastic leisure facilities including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sauna, spa pool and gym. The restaurant serves traditional English cuisine using fresh local produce. You can enjoy live entertainment and in-house activities such as bingo or quiz in the large bar. Coach parking is available on-site and is free of charge.

Mercure Bolton Georgian House Hotel

Bolton
AAA+ Great Touring Location No Single Supplement for Double Rooms
This 3 star hotel is built around a former Georgian Manor House with landscaped gardens, conveniently located with easy access to the M61 making it an ideal touring base for the north west. Each of the 91 spacious bedrooms is accessible by lift and equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Relax and enjoy a drink at the hotel’s Sports Bar, then enjoy dinner in the traditional Brasserie Restaurant (accessed by a few steps) with its vibrant colour schemes and modern artwork. The hotel also offers leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, gym and spa bath. Coach parking is on-site and is free of charge.

Mercure Warwickshire Walton Hall Hotel

Wellesbourne, Warwickshire
AAA+
Set in separate buildings within 65 acres of picturesque countryside, this lovely hotel is superbly located between historic Warwick and cultural Stratford-upon-Avon. The main building includes the reception area, restaurant and bar and has an internal link to bedrooms located in the Woodlands wing. There is lift access to all floors in this building. There are also bedrooms in the Orchard Mews building (accessed by 8 steps) and The Coach House, and both are accessed externally. Each of the 149 bedrooms offer light and airy stylish accommodation and include TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The beautiful, open restaurant and terrace offers quality cuisine and service whilst the bar is the perfect place to socialise; both offer lovely views over the Victorian gardens. The leisure facilities are located in a separate building and include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym. Guests may also use the lounge and bar in the Walton Hall building, which is about a 5-7 minute walk away from the main building, which  also has lovely views over the lake and grounds. Coach parking is on-site and is free of charge.

Royal Esplanade Hotel

Ryde, Isle of Wight
AAA+
The traditional, Victorian Royal Esplanade hotel is located in a superb seaside location, close to the promenade in the heart of the lively resort of Ryde, and just a short walk to the centre of town. The 69 airy bedrooms are well-decorated and offer a mix of styles with excellent bathrooms. The restaurant and bar offer attractive decor and comfortable seating areas and there is a large entertainment lounge and a rear outdoor terrace.

The Torbay Court Hotel

Paignton, Devon
AAA Central Location Live Entertainment Value Hotel
This centrally located, Victorian hotel prides itself on its friendly service, live entertainment and good food, all within a short stroll of Paignton’s golden sandy beach. The hotel has undergone a programme of refurbishment during 2015/2016 and offers light, comfortable accommodation. All 58 comfortably furnished bedrooms are equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The bright and airy Olive Tree restaurant serves traditional English cuisine using locally sourced produce. There is live entertainment on most evenings in the hotel’s spacious bar. Coach parking is on-site and free of charge.

Royal Esplanade Hotel

Ryde, Isle of Wight
4 Nights Half Board
December 2018
Twin £279pp
No Single Supplement (max 8, incl. driver)

Inclusions
• Return Ferry between Portsmouth and Fishbourne with Wightlink
• Porterage
• Welcome tea/coffee on arrival
• Choice of evening meal
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Christmas Lunch on 1 day
• High Tea with Cake at 18:00, Gala Buffet - 1 night each
• Quiz, live band, party night DJ (50s, 60s, 70s, 80s), Christmas tunes with Jess White - 1 night each


The Richmond

Liverpool, Merseyside
4 Nights Half Board
December 2018
Twin £349pp
Single Supplement £95

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Welcome tea/coffee and treats on arrival
• Choice of evening meal
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Bingo and Fun Quiz after dinner on 1 night
• Mulled wine and Mince Pies during the day, live pianist during dinner on 1 night
• Bucks Fizz with breakfast, four course Christmas Day lunch, opportunity to watch the Queen's Speech with tea/coffee and Christmas Cake, Christmas Day Gala Buffet & film night with popcorn and ice cream, all on 1 day
• Tea/Coffee in the Afternoon with treats, 60s Themed Gala Dinner and DJ on 1 night


Hallmark Hotel Hull

North Ferriby, Humberside
4 Nights Half Board
December 2018
Twin £335pp
Single Supplement £60

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Welcome tea/coffee & mince pies on arrival
• Choice of evening meal
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• In-house entertainment such as quiz or bingo on the first night
• Christmas present for all guests
• Live evening entertainment such as pianist, disco or singer on 2 nights
• Traditional Christmas Day lunch with a glass of Bucks Fizz
• In-house entertainment such as race night, quiz or bingo on 1 night
• Light buffet style lunch on 2 days


Torbay Court Hotel

Paignton, Devon
4 Nights Half Board
December 2018
Twin £305pp
No Single Supplement (max 6, incl. driver)

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Welcome glass of bubbly before dinner on 1st evening
• Choice of evening meal
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Tea/coffee & Christmas cake on 1 afternoon
• Live musical entertainment on 3 nights
• In-house activity such as bingo or quiz on 1 night
• Minimum of 1 day time activity, such as treasure hunt, festive quiz, guess the weight etc
• Traditional Christmas Day lunch


Mercure Warwickshire Walton Hall Hotel

Wellesbourne, Warwickshire
4 Nights Half Board
December 2018
Twin £429pp
No Single Supplement (max 5, incl. driver)

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Welcome tea/coffee with scones, cream & jam in the Lemon Tree Bar
• Choice of evening meal
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Pre-dinner glass of red or white wine on 1st night
• Tea/coffee after lunch, pre-dinner mulled wine drinks reception with Carol singers and live musical entertainment, on Christmas Eve
• Bucks Fizz drinks reception, 4 course set lunch with tea/coffee, opportunity to watch the Queen's Speech in the Lemon Tree Bar, tea/coffee with Christmas cake & festive films, hot/cold evening buffet & quiz evening, on Christmas Day
• Tea/coffee after 3-course buffet lunch, pre-dinner Champagne drinks reception, jazz evening with dancing and bingo, on Boxing Day


Mercure Bolton Georgian House Hotel

Bolton, Greater Manchester
4 Nights Half Board
December 2018
Twin £295pp
No Single Supplement (max 3, incl. driver)

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Welcome tea/coffee & gingerbread on arrival
• Pre-dinner punch or bucks fizz on 1st night
• Choice of evening meal
• Tea/coffee after lunch & dinner
• Lunch in the Chef's Buffet & live music on Christmas Eve
• Opportunity to attend Midnight Mass, own transport required - hot chocolate & shortbread on return
• Traditional Christmas day lunch with all the trimmings, "Round the hotel" quiz with prize, “Guess the weight of the cake” competition, opportunity to watch the Queen's speech with tea/coffee, light evening Christmas buffet & live singer/disco, on Christmas Day
• Music & disco on Boxing Day
• Free use of leisure facilities


Kilbirnie Hotel

Newquay, Cornwall
4 Nights Half Board
December 2018
Twin £325pp
Single Supplement £95

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Welcome tea/coffee & Mince Pies on arrival
• Pre-dinner glass of Cornish mulled cider on 1st night
• Choice of evening meal
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Live entertainment every night
• Cheese & wine tasting on Christmas Eve
• Traditional 3 Course Christmas Turkey lunch, hot/cold 3 course Gala buffet dinner on Christmas Day
• High tea with cakes, scones, biscuits, tea/coffee on boxing day
• Free use of leisure facilities


Hallmark Hotel Derby Midland

Derby, Derbyshire
4 Nights Half Board
December 2018
Twin £359pp
No Single Supplement (max 4, incl. driver)

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Welcome cream tea
• Pre-dinner drinks reception on 1st night
• Choice of evening meal
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Opportunity to attend Midnight Mass (own transport required) with mulled wine & mince pies on return
• Buck's Fizz at breakfast, traditional Christmas day lunch with all the trimmings, opportunity to watch the Queen's speech in the lounge area with tea/coffee, hot/cold buffet, board games in the lounge & evening quiz with a winner's prize - all on Christmas Day
• Boxing Day disco


Hallmark Hotel Manchester

Wilmslow, Cheshire
4 Nights Half Board
December 2018
Twin £319pp
No Single Supplement (max 4, incl. driver)

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Mulled wine and homemade mince pies on arrival
• Welcome drinks reception
• Choice of evening meal
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Light buffet lunch, entertainment, hot chocolate and shortbread at midnight on Christmas Eve
• Four course christmas lunch with all the trimmings, tea and christmas cake, 2 course hot/cold evening buffet on Christmas Day
• 2 course hot/cold buffet lunch & entertainment after dinner on Boxing Day


Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort

Brigg, Lincolnshire
4 Nights Half Board
December 2018
Twin £385pp
Twin or Double for Sole Use Supplement £120

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Welcome tea/coffee & cake on arrival
• Choice of evening meal
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Christmas Quiz with in-house host
• 2 course lunch followed by tea/coffee, glass of wine or sherry before dinner, Christmas Carols after dinner on Christmas Eve
• Opportunity to attend midnight mass at Saint Hybalds Church, Scawby (own transport needed), with tea/coffee & mince pies on return
• 3 course set Christmas Lunch with hats & crackers, visit from Santa with gifts, opportunity to watch the Queen's Speech with tea/coffee & Christmas cake, Christmas Bingo with in-house host after dinner on Christmas Day
• 3 course hot/cold buffet lunch with tea/coffee, Boxing day races with in-house host, Bucks Fizz reception before dinner, live duet/singer after dinner on Boxing Day


Hallmark Hotel Carlisle

Carlisle, Cumbria
4 Nights Half Board
December 2018
Twin £313pp
Single Supplement £70

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Mulled wine and homemade mince pies on arrival
• Welcome drinks reception
• Choice of evening meal
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• 2 course buffet lunch, traditional afternoon tea, entertainment after dinner & hot chocolate/shortbread at midnight on Christmas Eve
• Stockings with small gifts for all guests, four course Christmas lunch with all the trimmings, tea/coffee and Christmas cake, 2 course evening buffet on Christmas Day
• 2 course buffet lunch & entertainment after dinner on Boxing Day


Hallmark Hotel Irvine

Irvine, Ayrshire
4 Nights Half Board
December 2018
Twin £329pp
Double or Twin for Sole Use Supplement £95

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Welcome tea/coffee on arrival
• Choice of evening meal
• Tea/coffee after lunch & dinner
• Mince Pies & Coffee after dinner each night
• Tea/coffee & Christmas cake on 1 afternoon
• 2 nights live entertainment
• In-house entertainment of hotel's choice on 1 night
• Min 1 daytime activity, eg treasure hunt, festive quiz, guess the weight of the Christmas cake etc
• Traditional 4 Course Christmas Lunch, including Christmas Pudding, on 1 night
• Light finger buffet in the evening on 1 night
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