Mixing it up in the Shires

Dates Available:

Monday 26th August to Friday 30th August 2024

5 Days, 4 Nights - Half Board

A midweek tour taking in no less than four counties. From delightful Derbyshire, stunning Staffordshire and lovely Leicestershire, excursions are as varied as the name suggests. Including a historical narrow boat ride through the beautiful Derwent Valley.  As well as a visit to the National Memorial Arboretum, one of the most popular of the Millennium projects. Covering 150 acres, this special site honours those who served and continue to serve our nation in many different ways. Just a couple of things we pack into our tour… 


Your comfort is our priority and all travel arrangements have been made with this in mind. Comfort stops will always be planned en route for lunch/refreshments. We will arrive at the hotel in the late afternoon, where your luggage will be taken to your room (unless otherwise specified) and you will have plenty of time to freshen up before the evening meal. Return travel will follow a similar schedule.

Your Hotel: Nottingham Belfry Hotel 'Delta by Marriot', Nottingham 

The Nottingham Belfry hotel is just 15 minutes’ drive from the city centre. Each room has a flat-screen TV with Freeview channels and Wi-Fi. They all also feature a walk-in shower and tea/coffee making facilities. The on-site leisure club and spa is free to use. The hotel’s beautiful restaurant, The Lawrence, and its Oaks bar and lounge serve simple or refined dishes. A full English breakfast is served every morning.

Please note single supplements are applicable.

Itinerary and What's Included

  • Luxury coach travel to and from destination
  • Comfort stop in both directions
  • Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
  • Excursions


All of our excursions are included in the holiday price unless otherwise specified. In addition to the planned activities, most excursions will allow plenty of free time for you to explore our well-chosen destinations. If you prefer to make other arrangements or just relax at the hotel instead of any of the excursions, you are welcome to do so. If so, we kindly ask you to please inform your driver. We will depart after breakfast and return in the late afternoon or early evening, to enable you to freshen up before your evening meal.

  • 2 Hour Narrowboat Cruise 
  • Visit to the National Memorial Arboretum 
  • Full Flagon tour at National Brewery Centre

Don't miss out!

Forthcoming availability

If you would like to book this holiday, simply click on your preferred date below to start the booking process. If you don't see a date that suits your requirements, contact a member of our Day Breaks & Holidays team and we will be more than happy to help.

Mon, 26 Aug 2024

Adults £522.00pp Children£522.00pp Seniors£522.00pp Single supp.£149.00pp

We've got you

Local pick up points throughout East Kent

Check out the following pick up locations available, times will be confirmed at the time of booking.


The Long Reach

Herne Bay

Railway Station


Birchington Square


Bus Stop outside Wetherspoons


Bus Stop in Westwood Cross outside Primark


Railway Station


Bus Stop opposite Malcolm Waite


Opposite Sholden Primary School


Bus Stop on South Street


Opposite Esso Garage




Cheriton Tesco

Other ways you can book

You can also book this day trip/holiday at any one of the following locations:

Tourist Information Centres

Ramsgate, Harbour Parade
Margate, Droit House, Pier Head
Deal, Town Hall
Dover, Market Square

Astor Community Theatre

Stanhope Road, Deal, Kent CT14 6AB

Sandwich Cars

2 Cattle Market, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9AG

Age Concern Sandwich

Sneller House, 19-21 Cattle Market, Sandwich

Sholden Village Store

1 The Street, Sholden, Kent, CT14 0AL

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