UK Tours

Sidmouth's Intoxicating Sensations
5 Days From Only £495.00

Brighten up those bleak March days with a luxurious four star early-spring getaway in Sidmouth, where you can spoil yourself at the spa, absorb spectacular scenery and seaviews, and indulge in elegant dining experiences accompanied by the sounds of a resident pianist and quartet.

Cultivating Comforts in Cornwall
5 Days From Only £495.00

According to custom, the Garden of Eden held all the comforts that mankind required. Whilst that particular garden may be out of bounds, paradise is close at hand from the picturesque cliff-top setting of the Carlyon Bay Hotel

Serene Sidmouth in Spring
5 Days From Only £525.00

The striking surroundings of red cliffs, rolling green hills and the deep blue sea combine to create a unique location for ‘a town caught still in a timeless charm’, according to former Poet Laureate, John Betjeman.

Severn Heaven : Spitfires and Shrewsbury
5 Days From Only £485.00

The Romans’ name for the River Severn was Sabrina,and according to myth Sabrina was one of three water nymphs who met to discuss how they might each wend their ways to the sea.

Gorgeous Guernsey & Sedate Sark
5 Days From Only £615.00

Head to the glistening islands of Guernsey and Sark, between England and France, where stunning natural beauty, picturesque sea settlements, warm weather and golden sandy beaches await.

5 Days From Only £345.00

A good holiday is like a good book. At first, all you’re given is a title, maybe a picture on the cover and a few words on the back to draw you in, to entice you to travel further. You don’t quite know where you’re going to meet, or what might happen when you get there.

North-Eastern Discoveries
6 Days From Only £545.00

According to legend, the monks of Lindisfarne discovered Durham after following a cow that led them to a site high on a hill. This was to be the resting place of St Cuthbert and it wasn’t long before the sound of masons’ hammers and chisels rang out over the countryside. Towers of stone rose in the sky, forming a fine Romanesque cathedral that became a beacon for religious pilgrimage.

Happiness in Harrogate
5 Days From Only £440.00

Perfect your smile and sharpen laughter lines by staying at ‘The Happiest Place to Live’ in the UK, with visits to Fountains Abbey, Studley Royal Water Garden and York’s epic walled city.

Sidmouth's Timeless Charm
5 Days From Only £565.00

Timeless Sidmouth is a jewel in Devonshire’s crown.Rugged shoreline meets Regency history, and rolling green countryside beckons beyond. Cream teas, botanical gardens, heritage trams and retail therapy,this tour has it all.

Indulgence Aplenty in Lincolnshire
5 Days From Only £415.00

What better way is there to spend your holiday than to relax, indulging thoroughly with delicate treats. From historic buildings to homely marketplaces, sampletasting to shopping sprees, you’re sure to have a great time. Enjoy unwinding in this trip full of hidden surprises.

Sights, Sceneries & Scotch of Scotland
7 Days From Only £675.00

Explore Scotland as we travel to the town of Crieff. Join us in style on this SwanTour as we journey through the heart of culture, from humble beginnings to perfect endings, you will be full of joy from this truly Scottish experience. A trip to the world Famous Grouse Distillery will certainly quench the taste buds with delicate tastes and warming flavours alike! Enjoy visits to the Victorian Spa Town of Pitlochry and Dunkeld before venturing the tranquil Scone Palace and Gardens.

Romantic Castles & Royal Pavillions
5 Days From Only £465.00

The prime Edwardian seaside resort of Eastbourne features traditional aspects of the Great British Summer Holiday: delightful seafront gardens, a promenade, extensive beaches, bandstands and a cheerfully painted pier from the dance hall days.

Elevating Aspects of Anglesey
6 Days From Only £615.00

Separated from the North Wales mainland by the Menai Straits, the Isle of Anglesey is surrounded by a coastline declared an Area of Outstanding Beauty. This might explain why Druids, Vikings, Saxons, Normans and the English gravitated here over the centuries and why, in 1295, King Edward I erected the magnificent Beaumaris Castle with grand views presiding over the land. Considered technically perfect, this state-of-the-art construction is an example of medieval practicality and aesthetic beauty

Kent's Subtle Charm & Hidden Secrets
5 Days From Only £495.00

Surrounded by delight, class and beauty, Kent has a lot to offer. Visit castles, cathedrals and towns and venture into an underground hospital, operating back in WWII. All this with the added bonus of a visit to a brewery and a charming steam train ride.

Picturesque Paignton: Gorgeous Coastlines
4 Days From Only £355.00

Paignton, Torquay and Dartmouth are all full to the brim with natural beauty waiting to be discovered. Journey back in time and travel down the coastline in a charming steam train ride, meander on a peaceful river cruise or just enjoy discovering Paignton.

Glittering Isle of Wight
6 Days From Only £565.00

Set like a diamond off the South Coast of mainland Britain, the Isle of Wight glitters with great days out and places to visit. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert established their, ‘Palace by the Sea’, at Osborne House, which boasts grand displays of opulent extravagance. Having a Royal Residence attracted many fashionable Victorians and their influences can be seen on a circular coach tour that travels the Isle’s sixty-mile circumference, a journey that overspills with unspoilt scenery.

Barnstaple's Blooming Beauty
5 Days From Only £525.00

Barnstaple is lovely at all times of year, but summer’s a real treat, when the hotel gardens and town parks burst into colour through annual bedding displays that typify quintessentially English Holidays.

The Loveliest Spot for Lakeland Memories
5 Days From Only £535.00

Breathe deeper in magical Lakeland! Lakes, fells, countryside and stunning Cumbrian scenery, with time to pause and make your own discoveries in pretty Lake District towns along the way.

Prestige and Class: Cheshire Gardens
5 Days From Only £445.00

Enter living history with intimate insights into lives and landscapes of the North West on a journey that travels through Cheshire and Staffordshire countryside, visiting stately homes, halls and gardens of distinction

Lancashire: By Canal, By Rail
5 Days From Only £485.00

Relaxation; it’s everywhere. Is it steam that helps you unwind? Meandering down a canal maybe? Or relaxing in a spa? Lancashire has it all, oh and did we forget to mention its plentiful history and culture waiting to be discovered?

Cathedrals,Crowns & Countryside
6 Days From Only £485.00

The rich intricacies of Gothic architecture, Kings College Chapel seen from across the River Cam and punts ferrying from Silver Bridge Street to Magdalene Bridge, all confirm that there’s something special about Cambridge. We visit Europe’s largest man-made lake in Britain’s smallest county, the winding thoroughfares and the, ‘Ship of the Fen’, at Ely and also The Queen’s private retreat at Sandringham on this memorable tour.

The Iconic Isles - Bute, Mull and Iona
7 Days From Only £775.00

Rich culture and gorgeous food paired with spectacular, rugged views on offer as we venture to the culture-rich, awe-inspiring Scotland. We’ll be exploring on and off the mainland as we visit the small isles of Bute, Mull and Iona which all feature individual viewpoints fit for royalty! We’re sure once you’re back on to the mainland you’ll be planning which island to move onto to call your own, as each of them are equally as gorgeous.

The Bede, Bishops & Beautiful Dales
6 Days From Only £515.00

Home to the iconic Durham Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site, Durham celebrates its past and the people who played their part weaving a rich tapestry of heritage that’s waiting to be discovered. Set within surrounding countryside of moors, hills, valleys and meandering rivers that have since been declared an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Spectacular Scotland on Safari
7 Days From Only £685.00

With more trees than you could shake a stick at, Scotland’s landscape represents one of Europe’s last remaining wildernesses. Whilst natural elements have sculpted the nations topography, heaving mountains towards louds and sinking lochs into valley hollows.

A Royal Retreat in Norfolk
5 Days From Only £495.00

Her Majesty the Queen’s home is on display at Sandringham, with access to rooms regularly used by the Royal Family. Priceless works of art adorn the walls and each room features exquisite objects from around the Earth.

The Golden Hills of Suffolk
5 Days From Only £595.00

Welcome to Aldeburgh where fishermen still sell their catch of the day, including herring, prawns, mackerel and cod, freshly smoked and ready to eat from little huts on the pebble beach.

Wonders of Wales
7 Days From Only £695.00

Once a kingdom in its own right, Snowdonia features a landscape like no other in England and Wales. Wild and rugged mountains range from Candair Idris (Giant Idris’s Chair) in the south to Eryri (Abode of Eagles) in the north. An area of scenic natural beauty, lofty peaks, verdant valleys and cascading waterfalls, surrounded by fertile flatlands and a gorgeous coast, it’s a great escape from summer crowds.

Scotland, Skye & Highland Steam
7 Days From Only £595.00

Discover Scotland in style as steam delivers the locomotive experience of a lifetime from the heart of the Cairngorm National Park. In 1837, few railway lines had been opened in Scotland and these mainly transported raw materials between Edinburgh, Dundee, and Glasgow. By the turn of the 20th Century, Scotland’s rail network neared completion, linking major towns and small villages throughout the Highlands. Now you can relax as the rhythm of the railway whistles through stunning landscapes....

Going for Gold in Cornwall
5 Days From Only £525.00

On a crooked finger of the Cornish coast, Falmouth’s Maritime Museum dips its toe into cool harbour waters as gold emanates from inside the building’s main hall where Olympic sailor Ben Ainslie’s medal winning boat ‘Rita’ takes centre stage.

Magical Landscapes of Northumberland
5 Days From Only £515.00

Alluring sceneries and in-depth histories give this tour an elegant edge as we head to Northumberland and its surrounding areas. Become charmed and feel revitalised exploring some of the finest locations the UK has to offer.

Healing Waters of Wales
5 Days From Only £435.00

Revitalise the senses, from the sea at Aberystwyth to the healing waters of Llandrindod Wells on this tour that travels through the Elan Valley and includes a canal boat cruise through the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park.

Sidmouth Sensations & Pickles in Plymouth
5 Days From Only £490.00

There are few better places to enjoy the last dash of autumn than Sidmouth and fewer places that capture changing times better than Plymouth with its fascinating history and tales of trade that have been responsible for a fair few pickles around the world.

Thursford Christmas Spectacular
4 Days From Only £445.00

Christmas comes early to Great Yarmouth this year in a pre-seasonal spectacular where the sleigh’s loaded with the glamour, glitz, razzle and dazzle of show business. The Wurlitzer’s cranked up, the carousel’s turning, and the stage’s set for making merry.

Seasonal Colours of Sidmouth
5 Days From Only £480.00

Late autumn’s an artist, painting leaves in their final colours of orange, yellow, red, brown and russet. Sidmouth’s cliffs are shimmering, waves hush the beach, and a warm welcome waits at our beautiful Belmont Hotel.

Christmas Escape to Cheshire
5 Days From Only £495.00

When does the turkey need to be in the oven? When does the veg need peeling? When are the guests arriving? Will there be enough to go around? Who’ll be doing the washing up? None of this concerns you on a break away this Christmas.

Make Merry in Torquay this Christmas
5 Days From Only £745.00

Exceeding expectations equals the perfect gift and according to clients, this SwanTour delivers more than Santa’s sack load of presents. From first class service to excellent entertainment, we’re delighted to offer once again, the perfect Christmas holiday.

Celebrate Traditional Values - Reunion Tour
4 Days From Only £315.00

‘Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind?’ Not if you’re part of the SwanTour family! The New Year has arrived, and Robbie Burns’ words are still echoing as we head to Eastbourne for an annual reunion.

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