Albatross Travel launches new winter tour ideas

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Albatross Travel, which specializes in providing itineraries for coach operators and the group tourism industry, has launched an extensive selection of new tours and hotels as part of its Winter Tours programme.

Albatross’ ‘no currency surcharge guarantee’ covers all tours – as well as a guaranteed free single room for coach drivers.

Albatross has devised several tours to be enjoyed over the winter period, with plenty of options for visiting indoor attractions, such as the Eden Project in Cornwall. Alternatively a trip to Liverpool, rapidly emerging as a favourite place to visit on a short break, is being packaged as a Fab 4 & British Music Experience – a four-night break which includes a visit to the Beatles Story and British Music Experience attractions. This package deal costs from £225 for four days.

Other winter tour ideas include a four-night half board break in Blackpool with afternoon tea at the famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom, from £225 per person. The BBC MediaCity UK studio tour provides opportunities to practice presenting a news and weather bulletin, as part of an organised tour. Also included in the package is a fish and chip cruise on the Lancaster Canal, with prices from £169 per person half board, for four days.

The company is also offering new Yuletide of Yesteryear tours where participants can step back in time and enjoy all the magic of a Victorian Christmas. Four separate tours incorporate visits to Blists Hills Victorian Town open-air museum near Telford; the street markets at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard’s Victorian Festival of Christmas, plus the Beamish and Black Country Museums. Prices start from £142 per person, based on half board accommodation for three nights.

Denise Bridges, Managing Director at Albatross Travel, said: “Winter can often seem like a dreary time but these new tours prove there is plenty of inspiration and new ideas and things for groups to do in the UK throughout the season.”