Archive | May 2015

Picturebook Germany – Eddie

Take a look at some sensational pictures from the truly ‘picturebook’ Germany, taken by our tour driver Eddie, this May.

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Cotswolds & Wye Valley – Robin

A lovely few pictures from a recent ‘Cotswolds & Wye Valley’ holiday in May, taken by our tour driver Robin…

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Chelsea Flower Show – Teresa

Take a look at some excellent photos from this weekend’s ‘Crusader Holidays – Chelsea Flower Show’ tour.

Including some snaps of Kew Gardens, the ‘Best in Show’ and of the great displays in the Pavilion and a visit to Windsor.

All taken by our reservations team member Teresa, who enjoyed the tour this weekend.

Thank you for all the great photos!

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Derbyshire Peaks & Dales – Ronnie

Day 1

We headed North on the A1 (Great North Road) to Stamford in Lincolnshire, lovely day and a good lunch stop.

After lunch we start headed North West, passing Newark, Mansfield and Chesterfield.

Then, we arrived in the Peak District National Park – a nice drive.

Arriving in Buxton at 4.45pm, the clients were happy with the hotel – it’s in a very central location and dinner on the first night was very good.

Day 2

Chatsworth House today, it was a bit chilly and breezy. The house as usual is a great place to visit as are the grounds and gardens.

We left at around 4pm.

Day 3

A free day in Buxton and a very nice day weather-wise.

All the guests enjoyed Buxton with the Victorian Pavilion and the architecture which was built to replicate Bath.

Some of the guests went to St Ann’s Well and others to Pooles Cavern, where the Spring is for the ‘Buxton Mineral Water’.

A good meal again, this evening.

Day 4

Off to Bakewell this morning and I took guests via Tideswell, where we passed the ‘Cathedral of the Peaks’. Guests enjoyed this place. Then it was off to Matlock Bath for lunch and maybe a ride – on the cable car to Abrahams Heights.

Day 5

Left after breakfast – up to Glossop and down Snake Pass stopping at Ladybower reservoir for coffee – a nice day, then onto the M1, heading South.

A good few days.

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As seen on TV

With the British Soap Awards just around the corner – why not join us on a Crusader Coach Holiday to visit some of your favourite soap locations.

We take in some of the best loved TV & Film locations across many of our coach holidays.

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Coronation Street – The Tour


Ever fancied taking a stroll down the nation’s favourite street?

Well now you can, as Corrie throws open the doors to the cobbles and invites you behind the scenes of the world famous Quay Street set. Hear stories from those in the know and get fascinating facts from over 50 years of filming at the site, as the studio guides show you around Weatherfield.

This is your chance to walk down Coronation Street on the famous cobbles and have your photo taken in front of the Rovers Return and pulling a pint in the Rovers Return.

Immerse yourself in the nostalgia and familiarity of the iconic sets, props and memorabilia of one of the nation’s favourite soaps.

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Yorkshire TV Trail

A Real Treat for TV Fans

A treat for TV fans as we visit many of the locations featured in our favourite television series such as Emmerdale.

Visit the home of Emmerdale in the pretty village of Esholt, known to millions as the real life location of the original Emmerdale, one of the nation’s best loved soaps, where you are bound to instantly recognise ‘The Woolpack’. The village has become a tourist attraction and pilgrimage for TV soap fans from all over UK and beyond. Enjoy a guided walking tour here.

We also visit Otley, known as Hotton in the Emmerdale TV series.

Experience the picturesque area as loved by so many and take a stroll through the real-life settings and locations, where all the drama has unfolded!

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Battlefields of the Somme – Anthony

Take a look at some ‘taken on tour’ pictures of a recent Battlefields of the Somme tour in May – taken by our driver Anthony. Crusader Holidays – Coach Holidays See all our coach holidays See all our coach holidays to France

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