Racing at Cartmel dates back to 1856. But it's almost certain that racing has taken place here since at least the middle of the fifteenth century when monks of the nearby priory entertained themselves by organising racing on mules.
For Christmas 2019, the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew will once again transform into a magical after-dark explosion of festive lights. Visit an enchanting world full of seasonal cheer beneath tree canopies drenched in Christmas Colour.
Douglas • Port Erin • Cregneash Village • Peel • ‘Royal’ Ramsey
The Isle of Man is a hidden treasure in the Irish Sea. This small Island lies just 60 miles off the mainland with classic railways, heritage sites and coastal resorts.
With its unspoiled landscape and unique blend of British and French influences, Jersey really is a place where you can get away from it all. Relax and enjoy the famed hospitality of its people, and lose yourself in the Island’s winding lanes or on its breathtaking coast. Jersey is an island of opposites, a small island with a big personality. Action-packed short breaks and long, lazy summer holidays. Sophisticated seaside hotels and great-value guest houses. A dash of continental Europe, a splash of Britain. Cosmopolitan city life, leafy country lanes, traditional beach cafés and trendy restaurants. The main currency of the islands is (£ sterling)
Sunday Shopping with a Walking Tour on Monday Morning
In conjunction with the St Giles Hotel, we are delighted to offer a value for money London tour, including some Sunday shopping in London. This excellent hotel is situated on Tottenham Court Road near Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street (most shops don’t close until 6pm on Sunday). A guided walking tour takes place after breakfast on Monday morning.
Thursday Matinee Theatre & Planet Hollywood
Mamma Mia tells the story of how a young woman takes matters into her own hands to discover the identity of her father and the hilarious journey that begins… Set on an exotic Greek island we find Donna, ex-pop singer turned hotel owner, and mother of the Bride to be - Sophie. Brilliantly told through all the ABBA classics we know and love - Donna is reunited with best friends the Dynamos as well as some unexpected guests! This fantastic feel-good story about love, friendship and laughter has been adored for over 15 years and is sure to have you dancing in the aisles! Enjoy a 2 course dinner (fish & chips) after the show in Planet Hollywood's London restaurant an unforgettable, entertaining and family-friendly experience in the heart of the West End's theatre district!
See Grassingtons village square and streets transformed into a traditional market with people dressed in period costume and Skipton’s Medieval Festival & Christmas Market.
Located just 20 miles from the heart of London at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, the very place where it all began and where all eight of the Harry Potter films were brought to life. The Studio Tour is accessible to everyone and promises to be a truly memorable experience - whether you’re an avid Harry Potter fan, an all-round movie buff or you just want to try something that’s a little bit different.