About Newmarket Holidays

Newmarket HolidaysNewmarket Holidays was established in 1983 and over the past three decades has specialised in building carefully planned tours, day trips and holidays for UK travellers to a wide variety of destinations both near and far. Each Newmarket Holidays trip comes complete with an experienced tour manager who is on hand to answer any queries, take charge of organisation and brings to life the traveller’s chosen destination. Newmarket Holidays prides itself on offering excellent levels of customer care, which begins at the time of booking and continues long after the trip is over. Prior to travel, the Newmarket Holidays travel consultants are available either online or over the telephone to answer any questions and to guide the traveller through the booking procedure to ensure the right holiday is selected. During the trip, no matter how long the duration, the Newmarket Holidays tour manager ensures all travel arrangements are clear and that all travellers are able to really get the most out of their holiday. Upon return, Newmarket Holidays maintains contact via email, providing news of new destinations or tours added to the portfolio on an opt-out basis.

The friendly and professional team at Newmarket Holidays has recently been expanded to include Amanda George, a new regional charter manager. Amanda comes to Newmarket Holidays from Humberside airport, where she was previously head of travel sales. With a wealth of experience in both the airport and the retail travel trade, Amanda has worked closely with Newmarket Holidays on numerous occasions, and has demonstrated excitement at now being able to help guide the company into the future, maintaining high standards of quality and developing these even further.

As one of the UK’s largest independent tour operators, Newmarket Holidays is pleased to be able to offer its customers a huge range of options for their next break, be that a shopping day trip to Germany, a nine-day tour of some of the wonders of India or a month-long cruise around Canada and Greenland. While each trip is unique, the one thing all Newmarket Holidays trips have in common is that they are exceptionally well planned and executed, offering comfortable, quality accommodation, interesting and informative tours and the services of an experienced tour manager at a great-value price.

Newmarket Holidays makes it possible to sample the best of Europe

Anyone looking to book a holiday to Europe is likely to be interested by what’s on offer from Newmarket Holidays. This UK-based company has been in existence since 1983. Over the last three decades, the range of holidays offered by Newmarket Holidays has grown to the extent that it offers holidays as diverse as London theatre breaks to holidays to the Far East and North America. Newmarket Holidays has built up a large customer base, with many happy customers returning to the company time and again – thanks to its highly appealing combination of excellent customer service and good value.

Newmarket HolidaysMost consumers are careful to ensure they are in safe hands before they decide to travel with a particular holiday company. With Newmarket Holidays, consumers will note that there is plenty of evidence to demonstrate that the company is a name to trust. For one thing, holidays from Newmarket Holidays come with full ATOL and ABTA protection where applicable. Consumers may also be interested in knowing that Newmarket Holidays has been the recipient of awards from the prestigious British Travel Awards three years in a row. The most recent award was in 2013 when Newmarket Holidays picked up the prize for Best Escorted Tours Holiday Company. A year earlier, Newmarket Holidays was the winner in the Best Tour Operator to the Italian Peninsula and Malta category. In 2011, Newmarket Holidays picked up the accolade for Best Coach Holiday Operator.

For anyone interested in a holiday in Europe, Newmarket Holidays has an interesting selection of holidays. Iceland is an unusual yet intriguing destination and Newmarket Holidays makes it possible to enjoy what the country has to offer with a 5-day air holiday entitled Iceland and the Northern Lights. Newmarket Holidays customers fly to Keflavik Airport to be met by their Tour Manager. An early highlight of the holiday is a guided city tour of Reykjavik – including the opportunity to admire the views from the ‘Pearl’ – a glass-domed conference centre. Newmarket Holidays also offers an optional excursion to the Blue Lagoon spa, including the possibility to take a dip in one of the country’s world famous geothermal pools. The very reasonable price of this holiday from Newmarket Holidays includes return flights; return airport to hotel transfers, four nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation at a good quality hotel, the Reykjavik city tour and a Northern Lights tour.

Discover Britain’s Best Kept Secret with Newmarket Holidays

Newmarket HolidaysUntil fairly recently, Bletchley Park was deemed one of Britain’s best-kept secrets – home to clandestine operations, including the Government Code and Cypher School, during WWII, this site was of vital importance to Britain’s national security. The top-secret work done at Bletchley Park, also known as “Station X”, is credited with shortening the war by two years, saving many thousands of lives. Relax and enjoy your two-day break, knowing that Newmarket Holidays has taken care of every detail.

History of Station X

Learn how the arrival of “Captain Ridley’s Shooting Party” at the Buckinghamshire mansion in 1938 marked the beginning of the end of the Second World War. This small group, seeming bent on spending a weekend together at their country home, were actually members of MI6 and the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS). This secret team’s mission was to collect intelligence, and to crack the codes and ciphers of the Nazi command. The secretive nature of Bletchley Park became more difficult to keep over the next few years, as thousands of people joined the team. Tours of this fascinating destination will offer insights into the world of code-breaking engaged in by these mathematical geniuses.

A Trip to Remember

Travel to the area by coach, visiting Oxford on the first day of this two-day break, with time to explore this “City of Dreaming Spires”. An optional excursion to Sir Winston Churchill’s birthplace, Blenheim Palace, offers fascinating insights into the palace’s history, Baroque architecture, and beautiful formal gardens. Wander the shops at the Covered Market, or relax and enjoy afternoon tea at the famous Grand Café. Dinner and a comfortable night’s sleep at a quality hotel will have you ready for more fun the next day.

Day two sees you exploring Station X, learning of its vital contributions to WWII through a guided tour. See the famous “Enigma” code-breaking machines, and view a stunning private collection of Churchill memorabilia. Optional entry into the National Museum of Computing and the Colossus and Tunny galleries provides additional insight into the enigmatic world of clandestine operations. A friendly Newmarket Holidays Tour Manager will be on hand the entire time to ensure everything runs smoothly, and to answer any questions.

Planning your break is a breeze with the help of Newmarket Holidays’ friendly Customer Service Team. From your first enquiry, throughout your chosen tour, until you arrive home, you will experience the customer care difference. Visit the Newmarket Holidays website for a complete list of coach holidays, and give Customer Service a call with any questions you may have.

Faraway Places by Air with Newmarket Holidays

The travel experts at Newmarket Holidays have put together a collection of high-quality, air-inclusive escorted holidays to some of the most exciting places in the world. Each carefully chosen destination offers fascinating excursions, comfortable accommodations, and the services of a professional Tour Manager.

Newmarket HolidaysUndiscovered Italy

One of Newmarket Holidays’ newest escorted tours ushers you to the overlooked delights of southern Italy. Travel to Castel del Monte, taking in its medieval military architecture, sleep at a four-star hotel overlooking the stunning blue waters of the Adriatic. Explore the troglodyte cave-dwellings and rock-hewn churches of Matera, and stroll the narrow streets of Ostuni. Fascinating sights, amazing food, and beautiful vistas await you in Undiscovered Italy.

Discover Japan

This escorted tour of Japan brings to life the country’s fascinating mixture of primeval and contemporary cultures. From 17th Century gardens, temples, and shrines, to stunning vistas at Mt. Fuji, to the ultra-modern skyline and breakneck pace of Tokyo, this holiday is packed full of adventure. Each evening, take your fill of traditional Japanese foods and sake, and enjoy your stay in comfortable accommodations arranged by Newmarket Holidays.

The USA’s Great National Parks

This exceptional holiday takes you through some of the most awe-inspiring sights the US has to offer. Stunning landscapes, dramatic vistas, and intriguing history enthral you throughout this 18-day tour. Stand on the edge of the abyss at the Grand Canyon, visit the home of the Hopi and Navajo tribes at the Navajo National Monument, and marvel at Canyonlands National Park’s “Island in the Sky”. Mount Rushmore, with its carved face of four US presidents is as inspiring as the surrounding forested lands and wildlife. Discover the home of Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok at the Wild West town of Deadwood before taking in the rugged beauty of Yellowstone National Park. Top it off with a visit to glitzy Las Vegas.

Leave the Details to Newmarket Holidays

Wherever customers choose to travel, be sure to count on the travel experts at Newmarket Holidays to make all the arrangements, including transportation, comfortable accommodations and guided tours at each destination. In addition, a professional Tour Manager will be there to ensure everything runs smoothly and to answer any questions you may have. From first enquiry to the time you step back through your front door, Newmarket Holidays’ Customer Care Team is there for you. See the details of Newmarket Holidays’ holidays to faraway places on its website, and rest assured that the Customer Service Team is only a phone call away.

New York City and Washington DC with Newmarket Holidays

What more exciting holiday could there be than an escorted tour of the area where the United States got its start. Newmarket Holidays takes you to US capitals, both historic and contemporary, including the nation’s birthplace and home of the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia. Filled with historical import, stunning sights, and natural wonders, this tour of the East Coast of the United States offers something for everyone.

Newmarket Holidays A Visit to the Nation’s Capital

Considered by many to be the most powerful city on Earth, Washington DC is home to many of the nation’s most famous landmarks, and an astonishing amount of history. Whether you choose to explore on your own, or take an optional guided tour of the city, you can visit Capitol Hill, where the country’s laws are made, the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial, and of course the White House. Washington DC is a city of many faces.

The Birthplace of a Nation

Simply stroll around this historic city to see the buildings in which inspiration for the Revolutionary War began. Delegates from the original 13 colonies met at Independence Hall to ratify the country’s Declaration of Independence on 4th July, 1776, and the historic Liberty Bell,rung at the first public reading of the Declaration, was later adopted as the country’s symbol of freedom.

The City that Never Sleeps

Home to the Empire State Building and Times Square, Manhattan sits in the very heart of New York City. Shop till you drop, and explore the top NYC sights at your leisure, or take optional excursions, including a guided tour of the city, including Central Park, Fifth Avenue, and the 1,1454-ft-tall, iconic Empire State Building. Perhaps a breathtaking view of this mega-metropolis is more your style.

Niagara Falls

The Niagara River, the border between the US and Canada, connects two of the Great Lakes, creating three distinct waterfalls. Collectively, these are named “Niagara Falls”. One of the world’s most intriguing natural wonders, Niagara Falls hosts tourists and honeymooners from all over the world. Spend the day in awestruck wonder as you peer over the guard rails,mist from the falls engulfing you. Take an optional helicopter ride for a unique perspective on this amazing sight, and perhaps enjoy lunch high above the cacophony of the Falls.

The Newmarket Holidays Difference

During your holiday you will enjoy comfortable coach transportation, and good quality hotel stays. Your friendly Newmarket Holidays Tour Manager brings to life the history and sights, and is always available to answer any questions. This is a holiday sure to create memories to last a lifetime.

Newmarket Holidays | An Enchanted Christmas and Festive New Year at Disneyland Paris

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The holiday season is filled with seasonal surprises, festive decorations, and magical expectations. It makes sense to make your Christmas and New Year wishes at the most magical place on Earth. Newmarket Holidays offers festive breaks to the land of falling snowflakes, merry music, giant Christmas trees and massive fireworks celebrations. It’s never too early to plan your next amazing holiday, and Newmarket Holidays takes all the work out of it, arranging all the details for you.

Newmarket HolidaysA Fairy-Tale Christmas

The whole family’s dreams will come true with the fairy-tale Christmas only Disney can provide. Join the throngs as the entire Disneyland Paris resort dons its dazzling cloak of lights, snowflakes, and traditional decorations to become a breathtaking holiday wonderland. Follow Goofy as he leads the Toy Soldier Candy Cane Brigade and laugh as Chip and Dale pursue gingerbread men. Sleeping Beauty’s castle is transformed into a sparkling winter spectacle, from which Olaf the Snowman leads you to a magical show featuring Disney’s classic characters. And no Christmas break would be complete unless the children got to meet Father Christmas himself. Your Newmarket Holidays Disney holiday includes accommodation at a Disney Resort Hotel, continental breakfast and one-day Park Hopper tickets.

A New Year Celebration to Remember

Ring in the New Year with an incomparable day of Disney magic, brought to culmination with a stunning fireworks display over Sleeping Beauty’s castle. Travel to France by comfortable coach, arriving at your hotel in time to get a good night’s sleep before joining the festivities of a Disney New Year’s Eve. Use Disney’s FASTPASS system to ensure you don’t spend your day standing in long lines at your favourite attractions, and attend the parades and Disney character appearances for a magical day. As night falls over the park, take part in the festivities on Main Street USA, and view the mind-boggling display of fireworks over the castle. There could be no better start to a new year, than to usher it in at Europe’s Happiest Place.

Let Newmarket Holidays Make the Arrangements

Newmarket Holidays believes in building the fun right into family breaks. Having worked out all the kinks of travel, accommodation and entertainment, it takes care of every detail so all you need to do is have fun. Whether you’re taking the children on their dream break, or looking for a romantic getaway, Disneyland Paris has what you’re looking for. Browse Newmarket Holidays’ Disneyland tours at its website, and rest assured that its Customer Service Team is available to help you book your tour, and to answer any questions you may have.

 

Newmarket Holidays Christmas by Coach

Since the company’s beginning in 1983, Newmarket Holidays has focused on building a reputation for providing quality and value to every customer, offering a wide selection of fantastic travel experiences. Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway, or an expedition to a faraway place, Newmarket Holidays understands that your money and time are hard-earned. Their team of experts crafts each holiday with a great deal of thought, ensuring everything from the destinations and itineraries, to the hotels, and transportation are chosen with care.

Celebrate Christmas in Style

Newmarket HolidaysTravel by coach to a host of festive holiday destinations, and let Newmarket Holidays take care of all the details. Carefully planned Christmas holidays offer festive entertainment and tours, holiday meals, and a professional Tour Manager to bring each stop to life and answer any questions you may have. From picture-perfect winter wonderland destinations, to the milder temperatures of Spain, there is a holiday destination for you.

Victorian Christmas at Ironbridge Gorge

Blists Hill Victorian Town, one of 10 award-winning museums at Ironbridge, takes you back in time to experience the ambience of Christmas in the 1800s. Authentically costumed staff and demonstrators shed light on life in that era, as festive music sets the holiday stage. Watch as traditional decorations and gifts are made, and peruse the quaint market for hand-made crafts and gifts.

Christmas Fayre at Worcester

The riverside city of Worcester hosts the foremost Victorian-themed street market in the West Midlands, with more than 100 stalls offering everything from dazzling jewellery to festive Christmas decorations. Enjoy some mulled wine and roasted chestnuts as you take in the sights and sounds of a traditional Victorian Christmas. When evening rolls around, take a seat in the stunning Worcester Cathedral for the choir’s programme of Christmas music.

Christmas on the Costa Brava

If you’re in the mood to leave behind the cold and snow for the holiday season, Spain’s stunning Costa Brava is just the ticket. Visit Barcelona on Christmas Eve, and enjoy a guided Christmas Day tour of the “Wild Coast”. You’ll stay at the four-star Caprici Verdi Hotel, which puts you just 100 metres from the beach, and a romantic stroll from the town centre.

Great Christmas Value

Newmarket Holidays offers tremendous value holidays, with all the important amenities included. The secrets to providing excellent holidays are planning and customer service. On every Newmarket Holidays holiday excursion, you’ll get to see the sights and major attractions, with enough time allowed for a bit of personal exploration and shopping. Today is the day to plan something different – something interesting – with Newmarket Holidays.

Royal Tours by Coach—Brought to you by Newmarket Holidays

Explore Britain’s aristocratic and Royal legacy, visiting some of the most celebrated sites, stately homes and palaces the UK has to offer. These Newmarket Holidays tours allow our guests to steal a look into the world of power and influence, even peeking behind the Royal curtains.

Buckingham Palace

Discover the treasures of Buckingham Palace, tour the Queen’s Gallery or Clarence House, and visit charming Royal Windsor on this two-day holiday by coach. Your first tour sees you wandering the lovely streets of Royal Windsor, a town dominated by the 900-year-old Windsor Castle,the world’s largest inhabited castle. Journey through time as you tour Buckingham Palace in London. Sumptuously furnished State Rooms stun the imagination with rich paintings, sculptures, porcelain and furniture. Visit the “Royal Childhood” exhibition to learn about life in the palace as a youth. Optional excursions to Clarence House or the Queen’s Gallery prove truly fascinating.

Newmarket HolidaysRoyal Gardens

Take a guided tour through a walled haven. Hidden within the walls of Buckingham Palace, the enchanting gardens are bordered with blossoms, showing off the three-acre man-made lake. The wisteria-garbed Summer House, the 4.5-metre solid marble Waterloo Vase, and the picturesque rose garden are sights not to be missed on this very special tour. This escorted tour allows time for you to explore the Palace, so you won’t miss out on the State Dining Room, Picture Gallery, Music Room, Grand Staircase and glorious Ballroom. Enjoy tea in the West Terrace’s Garden Café, overlooking the grand lawn.

At the conclusion of this fascinating tour, the group re-boards the coach and enjoys a brief sightseeing tour of “Royal London” before day’s end.

Newmarket Holidays Value

Trust the helpful Customer Service Team to make all the arrangements for your Royal and Historic Coach Tour. Each two-day escorted tour features an evening in a comfortable hotel, with a continental breakfast. In addition to a visit to Royal Windsor, your admission to the palace is included, as is the guided Royal London tour by coach. A friendly Newmarket Tour Manager will be available throughout to keep things running smoothly, and to answer any questions you may have. At Newmarket Holidays, rest assured that the quality experience and value you receive is the company’s primary focus.

Newmarket Holidays Brings You Luxury Day Trips on the Northern Belle

Be transported back to the golden age of travel by train with a luxury day excursion on the Northern Belle. With its striking décor and impeccably attired stewards, the Northern Belle is the epitome of 1930s style, and the ideal Newmarket Holidays setting from which to enjoy some of Britain’s most scenic landscapes, dining on freshly prepared gourmet food, on your way to your chosen destination. Newmarket Holidays’ selection of remarkable day trips depart from more than 60 regional train stations across the UK, taking you to some of the country’s most loved destinations in luxurious style.

The Chester Zoo

Newmarket Holidays invites you to be the VIP of the Jungle with an excursion to the Chester Zoo. With over 11,000 animals representing over 400 different species, there’s always something new to see. From new arrivals and zoo births, to updated exhibits and shows, a day at the Chester Zoo promises to be exciting for people of all ages. Take in the world’s largest jaguar enclosure and Europe’s largest congress of orangutans, as you wander the park’s 110 acres of award-winning gardens and exhibits. This day trip also features a guided tour of the historic city of Chester, built by the Romans in 79 AD on the banks of the River Dee.

The National Rail Museum

A visit to the National Rail Museum in York, travelling aboard the stunningly restored Northern Belle, is a dream come true for rail enthusiasts. Liveried service, sumptuous meals and guided tours mark this stunning day trip. Experience over 300 years of locomotive history up close and personal, as you tour the colossal halls filled with trains and railway legends, such as the Duchess of Hamilton. Step into the future of rail travel with the Japanese Bullet Train, and marvel at the sheer lavishness of the Royal Trains. Throughout this excursion, you will soak up the nostalgic atmosphere, from the astonishing museum exhibits to the luxury of your Northern Belle experience.

Choose Your Destination

These are only a taste of the nearly 40 day trips by rail Newmarket Holidays has to offer. From the rails up, the Northern Belle will take you back to the heyday of train travel. Shining brass, ceiling murals and fine wood marquetry interior set this locomotive apart from its modern-day transport counterparts. Enjoy sumptuous meals onboard, including brunch with a Bellini, afternoon tea and a gourmet dinner prepared on-board by the train’s executive head chef. Browse Newmarket Holidays’ fascinating day-trip destinations on its website, then treat yourself to a truly remarkable experience.

Europe’s Christmas Markets With Newmarket Holidays

Why not get your next festive season off to an amazing start, picking up a few handmade gifts while indulging in mulled wine and freshly roasted chestnuts? The best Christmas markets Europe has to offer are just a coach ride away, and Newmarket Holidays will take care of every holiday detail. From the medieval Christmas experience at Warwick Castle, to the Dickens Christmas Festival at Grassington, historic traditions abound, and you’re invited to share in the fun.

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Bath Christmas Market and The Cotswolds

This two-day break offers the best in Newmarket Holidays value, combining family fun and entertainment with fine foods and Christmas shopping. Bath Abbey, the Roman Baths and a spectacular Christmas light display form the backdrop to one of Europe’s most lively Christmas markets. Get in the festive mood exploring 120 wooden chalet-style stalls where quality gifts, from handcrafted decorations and jewellery, to toys are offered.

Ludlow Medieval Fayre

Start your Christmas season in the astonishing medieval setting at Ludlow Castle, South Shropshire. More than 100 stalls offer traditional food and drink, historical goods and of course gifts. Entertainment throughout the Castle, family activities and the opportunity to join your voices with thousands of other visitors in the Christmas Chorus each evening ensure this Fayre becomes your festive favourite.

Yorkshire Dales Christmas Festivals

Do something a bit different this Christmas season—step back into Dickens at the festival in the little Warfedale village of Grassington. The sights, aromas and tastes from a bygone era pull visitors into the festive season on an emotional level. The entire village, adorned in Christmas lights, comes alive in a traditional market, the shopkeepers and villagers alike decked out in Victorian costume. While indulging in your favourite Dickensian era treats, delight in the performances of dancers, musicians and street entertainers.

The Customer Care of Newmarket Holidays

Newmarket Holidays offers a stunning array of Christmas Market breaks, each providing a short getaway for a lot of pre-Christmas fun. Take in the picturesque scenery while travelling by comfortable coach to any destination you choose, and know that your friendly, experienced Tour Manager is there to answer any questions you may have. Browse Newmarket’s festive season breaks, and then call their Customer Service Team to let them arrange every detail for you today.