Explore Britain

Please see below a selection of suggested itineraries featuring UK coastal and inland breaks with a variety of themes and ideas to capture your imagination.

Don’t forget whether your ideal holiday destination is featured below or not, Harry Shaw Group Travel can arrange a holiday to suit your specific group requirements, simply contact us using the request form below.


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A Taste of Scotland – 5 Days / 4 Nights

The very word Scotland conjures up so may images - tartan, whisky, bagpipes and famous history.  Set against this is a land of breathtaking natural beauty with vast mountain regions, a complexity of lochs and heather clad moors.

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Cumbria, Northumberland &
Robbie Burns Country – 5 Days / 4 Nights

Come and enjoy a 5 day break travelling with friends to the North of England, staying at the highly recommended Gilsland Spa Hotel

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Explore Hampshire, Dorset
& Wiltshire – 6 Days / 5 Nights

Bounemouth is the perfect holiday centre with its famous theatres, 2 splendid Victorian piers, miles and miles of golden sands, great shopping and a sheltered climate.

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New Year in Scarborough – 4 Days / 3 Nights

See in the New Year and enjoy this tour which takes in a comfortable hotel stay and two morning mystery tours.

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North Devon Delights – 5 Days / 4 Nights

Enjoy a break in North Devon - a delightful mixture of dramatic coastline and magnificent moorland scenery coupled with unspoilt resorts, bustling market towns and quaintly named villages.

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North Wales Explorer – 5 Days / 4 Nights

Enjoy a break to North Wales - with its rugged coastlines, ruined castles and endless panoramas of the Snowdonia National Park.

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Oxford & Beyond – 4 Days / 3 Nights

Join us on this 4 day break to Oxford.  The honey-gold buildings, dreaming spires and riverside setting are just part of Oxford's charm.  The city took 800 years to create and has centuries of history to unveil whilst at the same time it has not failed to remain in the present.  

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The Gardens of Kent & East Sussex - 3 Days / 2 Nights

Kent is steeped in history and heritage and is also rightly renowned throughout the world as the Garden of England

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The Gardens of Yorkshire - 3 Days / 2 Nights

Nestling on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales is the popular tourist destination of Harrogate - our base for this delightful weekend break.  

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The History & Beauty of Northumberland - 5 Days / 4 Nights

Come and enjoy a 5 day break with friends to the North of England, staying in the heart of the historic market town of Alnwick.

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The History & Beauty of Cornwall  - 6 Days / 5 Nights
With Optional Visit the the Isle of Scilly

It’s hard not to fall in love with Cornwall.  Bring your group and discover for yourselves the history and beauty from the dramatic coastline, with its captvating fishing harbours, spectacular beaches and pounding surf, to the tremendous history based on its Celtic roots.

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The Beauty of Devon & Cornwall
6 Days / 5 Nights

Bring your group to the beautiful county of  Devon and enjoy visits to delightful Hestercombe Gardens, RHS Garden Rosemoor and the National Trust property of Knightshayes Court, plus lots more!

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Salisbury & Winchester Christmas Markets
2 Days / 1 Night

The Historic Cities of Salisbury and Winchester are transformed into a festive winter wonderland in the run-up to Christmas with authentic German Market-style wooden chalets selling an array of Christmas goods. 

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Scarborough & East Yorkshire
5 Days / 4 Nights

Scarborough was Britain’s first seaside resort and is as popular now as in its Victorian hey-day. With its medieval castle, sandy beaches, fishing harbour and lively amusements and attractions, Scarborough has something for everyone 

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Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
& the Museum of Science & Industry
2 Days / 1 Night

Jodrell Bank is a site of global importance in the history of radio astronomy. Founded in 1945, it is the earliest radio astronomy observatory in the world still in existence and pioneered the exploration of the universe using radio waves

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