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Of course, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are different – as different as pasties, haggis, colcannon and Welsh cakes. As for landscapes, contrast the Scottish Highlands and islands with the Welsh valleys and dramatic coastline. Natural wonders? How about the extraordinary Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland (that’s Game of Thrones country). And England’s variety astonishes visitors, from the romantic Lake District and Cornwall to castles, stately homes and elegant gardens. Follow in the footsteps of Shakespeare and Harry Potter; visit the free, world-class museums and galleries in cities, such as London, Manchester, Liverpool, Oxford and Bath, Glasgow and Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.

TIP: Herefordshire’s Golden Valley looks ‘forever England’. Stroll round picture-postcard villages, such as Peterchurch, Vowchurch and Turnastone. At the 800-year-old Pandy Inn in Dorstone, relax over pints of proper cider produced by Gwatkin’s, just down the valley in Abbey Dore.

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Offa’s Dyke, the 80 mile long earthwork for centuries marking the border between England and Wales, runs along ridge tops between (formerly) fortified valley towns, resulting in some splendidly scenic walking.

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Carefully designed holiday, touring Yorkshire and Hadrian's Wall by train, including the famous Settle-Carlisle railway.

  • Holiday duration: 8 days
  • Price from: £715
  • Operator: McKinlay Kidd
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Verdant slopes criss-crossed by drystone walls, striking castles, and even more impressive waterfalls… This self-guided walking holiday explores picturesque Wensleydale in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, and features three atmospheric bases: Middleham, Aysgarth and Sedbusk.

  • Holiday duration: 7 days
  • Price from: £695
  • Operator: Inntravel
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The Inspiration of the Past : Ditchley & its Influence from CICERONI Travel . Unprecedented opportunity to stay at magnificent Ditchley Park. Enjoy the splendours of a house restored by Nancy Tree, the doyenne of country house decorators. Visit a remarkable series of houses and gardens, several of which are not open to groups. See wonderful art.

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Explore the stunning seascape of the Summer Isles by sea-kayak on this wild camping expedition holiday in the North West Highlands of Scotland

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Our unique holiday combines a fabulous day trip in first class on the Jacobite Express steam train, that runs on the final section of the line, from Fort William to Mallaig, with two nights at a small, family-run hotel in the highland village of Spean Bridge. This holiday is a great way to celebrate special occasions, such as landmark birthdays.

  • Holiday duration: 3 days
  • Price from: £345
  • Operator: McKinlay Kidd
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A Scottish Surprise: Treasures of the Tweed Valley from CICERONI Travel. Opportunity to visit one of Scotland’s most picturesque regions with a remarkable selection of castles and country houses. Private visits to houses normally not available to groups. Gardens will be at their mid-summer best! Comfortable hotel set in idyllic position.

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In 2016 we return to Norfolk where we enjoyed so many lovely visits two years ago. Last time we met with vast acres of broad uplands and stately mansions in the west of the county. Now, we concentrate on the handsome marshland and the Broads to the east of Norwich, famous for its many wonderful manor houses, unusual churches and magnificent gardens

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From Britain's oldest human imprints to Scotland’s geographical extremities, this new small group tour mixes breathtaking vistas with great rail trips.

Maximum of 15 people per departure. Departure dates are fixed.

  • Holiday duration: 7 days
  • Price from: £1,765
  • Operator: McKinlay Kidd
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Staying in three traditional market towns, this hotel-to-hotel walking holiday follows the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal – regularly voted the UK's prettiest – into the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Our self-guided routes also take you up high for far-reaching views, including from Pen-y-Fan, southern Britain’s tallest peak.

  • Holiday duration: 7 days
  • Price from: £795
  • Operator: Inntravel
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