Planning a staycation this spring? It’s not too late to book a luxury coach tour with Whytes.
Discover the natural beauty of Wales, experience the romantic railways of the Highlands or uncover the history of York – there are lots of exciting getaways to be had in the UK.
You could even book a mystery tour with Whytes and enjoy a surprise trip to somewhere in Scotland!
Find out more about some of the Whytes tours still available to book this spring.
Chester, Llandudno and Llangollen
Chester and North Wales offer diverse scenery – you’ll be amazed by the area’s natural beauty and stunning views.
The Beaufort Park Hotel is situated near the market town of Mold and is an ideal base for our tour.
You’re assured of a warm and friendly welcome, and will soon feel that you never want to leave.
The Scandinavian style reception and mezzanine lounge provide an oasis of peace to relax, read or enjoy a drink. All bedrooms are en suite, and have TV, telephone, hairdryer, trouser press and tea and coffee making facilities.
The tour includes luxury coach travel, morning coffee on the first day, four nights DBB at the Beaufort Park Hotel and high tea on the last day.
- A day to explore Chester
- An excursion to North Wales, including free time to explore Llandudno
- An excursion to Betws-y-Coed, Llanrwst & Lllangollen.
Departs: Skene St, Aberdeen at 08:25
Returns: Skene St, Aberdeen at 20:00
The tour takes place on 27 April 2020. Prices from £399.
York and the Secrets of Chocolate
The city of York has long been one of England’s most popular holiday destinations. Founded nearly 2,000 years ago by the Romans, this city has a lot to offer visitors.
You can experience some of its history at the Jorvik Centre, or walk part of the famous Bar Walls and admire the mighty York Minster. The largest gothic cathedral in Northern Europe, it’s full of intricate carvings and vast stained glass windows.
A visit to this city would not be complete without a walk through the well-known “Shambles”. You’ll also uncover a host of surprising secrets and fascinating facts behind York’s greatest chocolate products, from the Chocolate Orange to the globally famous Kit Kat.
Once you’ve explored chocolate making and its history, you can shop for and indulge in chocolate to your heart’s content.
You will also tour to Harrogate and Thirsk, where you will find the World of James Herriot. You will also have a day at leisure to explore York, all from your city centre riverside hotel.
A warm welcome awaits you at The Queen’s Hotel, situated on the banks of the River Ouse in the heart of York. The Queen’s Hotel is perfectly located to suit all visitors.
The hotel has 78 bedrooms over four floors, including twin, king size double, family, and accessible rooms.
The rooms offer en-suite bathrooms with bath and shower, individual thermostats for temperature control, hairdryer, refreshment tray, Freeview TV and complimentary WiFi.
The tour includes luxury coach travel, morning coffee on the first day, four nights DBB at The Queens Hotel and high tea on the return journey.
Also on the itinerary:
- Admission to York’s Chocolate Story, including a guided tour, tasting and a chocolate making demonstration
- An excursion to Harrogate and Thirsk
- Free day in York.
- Departs: Skene St, Aberdeen at 08:25
Returns: Skene St, Aberdeen at 18:00
The tour takes place on 3rd April 2020. Prices from £420.
Why not enjoy a five-day break at a mystery destination somewhere in Scotland! Where will we take you?
While you won’t know your specific destination, you will be visiting somewhere in Scotland.
We’re not telling you, it’s a secret!
Luxury coach travel, morning coffee on the first day, four nights DBB and a selection of excursions, as well as our complimentary feeder service.
Departs: Skene St, Aberdeen at 08:25
Returns: Skene St, Aberdeen at 17:00
Options for booking include 27 April 2020, 13th July 2020, 31st August and 19th October. Prices from £345.
Romantic Highland Railways
Experience some of Scotland’s finest Highland scenery.
Let the dramatic Scottish Highlands scenery glide past as you travel on three of Scotland’s most scenic rail journeys.
You will enjoy trips on the Strathspey Railway, the Jacobite steam railway (made world famous in the Harry Potter movies) and a journey on the Kyle line from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh (considered by Michael Palin to be “one of the most beautiful rail journeys in Europe”).
We will also visit the Glenfinnan monument, view the Glenfinnan viaduct and allow time to view Neptune’s staircase.
The Balavil Hotel, situated in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, is a family-run business offering a warm and personal welcome to guests.
The hotel in the village of Newtonmore offers traditional and stylish accommodation with a varied menu. Being in the family for over 30 years, you can expect wonderful highland hospitality in the beautiful setting of the Cairngorm National Park.
The Balavil Hotel offers the perfect highland comfort with 51 recently refurbished bedrooms. With traditional decor, each room has a new flat-screen tv, tea and coffee facilities, and an en suite bathroom.
The tour includes luxury coach travel, morning coffee on the first day, four nights DBB at the Balavil Hotel and hotel entertainment on two evenings.
The tour includes:
- Single journey on the Strathspey railway
- Single journey on the train from inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
- Single journey on the Jacobite railway.
Departs: Skene St, Aberdeen 08.25
Returns: Skene St, Aberdeen 17.00
The tour takes place on 20th April 2020. Prices from £432.