For over 2,000 years, an underground army of life-sized terracotta warriors secretly guarded the tomb of China’s First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, until a chance discovery in 1974 unlocked the mysteries of a vanished empire.
Beverley's picturesque streets and charming courtyards house everything, including Barbour, Joules, Phase Eight,Laura Ashley and Browns Department store to name but a few. Every Saturday you can browse the large variety of stalls providing a vibrant and friendly atmosphere.
In the last days of the Vietnam War, 17 year-old Kim is forced to work in a Saigon bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American GI named Chris but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For 3 years Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he's fathered a son.
Norwich is the most complete medieval city in Britain. It’s also one of the top 5 places to shop! A rare blend of historic interest and modern sophistication. Winding streets and over 1,500 historic buildings, from the splendor of the Norman Cathedral and Castle to charming Elm Hill with its timber-framed houses
A visit to Elan Valley never fails to delight and inspire. A beautiful area stretching 72 square miles with historic landscapes and thriving wildlife. Described often as the Welsh Lake District - it is famous for its picturesque and ever changing scenery
An Officer and a Gentleman is based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere. Its feel-good soundtrack includes the hit song from the movie 'Up Where We Belong' along with many 80s classic anthems including 'Girls Just Want to Have Fun', 'Material Girl', 'Don’t Cry Out Loud' and 'Alone'.
The Black and White Village Trail takes us through some of the prettiest villages and most beautiful landscape in England. This Herefordshire trail is characterised by a large number of medieval timbered and half timbered houses.
More than thirty bookstores, many specializing in out of print or hard to locate titles, lure literary lovers to this market town of 2000, known as the Town of Books. Snugly nestled in the County of Powys at the English border, Hay-on-Wye is most popular during the annual Guardian Hay Festival during the last few weeks of May, when 80,000 visitors descend for readings and seminars
Adam Henson - The Nation's favourite farmer. My father Joe Henson founded the Cotswold Farm Park in 1971 to help protect some of our rare breeds of farm animal. Together with my business partner Duncan and our enthusiastic team, I am proud to continue in his wellington-booted footprints.
One-of-a-kind, this special place is now recognised as a World Heritage Site. Veiled in a secluded valley, this National Trust property promises to surprise and captivate with its vast Cistercian abbey ruins, Georgian water garden, a medieval deer park, Elizabethan Hall and Gothic church. Includes a 1 hour Guided Tour with a local informative Guide.
It really is unique. It is a complete village of architecturally amazing buildings set on its own private peninsula overlooking sand, sea and mountain. Although located on the southern shores of Snowdonia it carries the appearance of a Tuscan Italian village with a flavour of Tudor and Oriental
Enjoy free time in Aylesbury for Shopping/Lunch before the Matinee performance of Jersey Boys. Featuring hit after legendary hit including Beggin’, December 1963 (Oh What A Night), Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Walk Like A Man, Bye Bye Baby, Big Girls Don’t Cry and many more, Jersey Boys is a story full of heart, humour and ‘sheer musical razzmatazz’ you simply will never forget.
The Anderton Boat Lift is an incredible edifice, perched on the banks of the River Weaver Navigation like a giant three-storey-high iron spider. Whether you’re an engineering enthusiast or a history fanatic, the magnificent Anderton Boat Lift will not fail to amaze. It was built by Edwin Clark in 1875 to lift cargo boats the 50 feet from the Weaver Navigation to the Trent & Mersey Canal.
Slimbridge is home to an astounding array of wildlife, including the world’s largest collection of swans, geese and ducks. Wetlands are amazing. Where land meets water, there’s more wildlife than almost anywhere on the planet. Animals literally queue to get into wetlands. They’re great places to get close to wildlife. They’re places to relax, be inspired and feel at one with the world around you.
A scenic journey through the Snowdonia National Park takes us to Harlech Castle When you witness Harlech for yourself, you can’t help but be amazed at the sheer height and thickness of the castle walls. Whereas other castles may have been built for looks, there can be no mistaking the fact that Harlech is a strapping, military beast.
A fabulous day in Oxford - A beautiful privileged City - Enjoy the City at Leisure or join our 2 Hour Guided Walking Tour - Taking in an Oxford College, Hall, Chapel, The Divinity School (oldest building in Oxford) whilst following in the footsteps of Morse and Lewis (15 Max Per Guide)
Experience the very different worlds of the owners and workers, who lived and worked here side by side. Visit the Greg Family Home - The living conditions of the workers in Styal Village - The Mill (which inspired the TV Series 'The Mill') - The Apprentice House, step into the lives of the pauper children - Plus the Gardens and Woodland of the Esate
Enjoy time in the lovely town of Llangollen before choosing between boarding the Llangollen Railway for the 10 mile journey to Corwen and return OR Heading to the home of Lady Eleanor Butler and Miss Sarah Ponsonby - The Ladies of Llangollen Including a Cream Tea
Take a ride on the Mail Rail, a spine-tingling and super-geeky journey into London's secret history. In 2003, after 75 years of service, this wonder of engineering was shut down. The postmen left and the tunnels fell silent. Enjoy a 2 Course Lunch on this uniquely interesting Day.
Join us for an amazing experience!