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May 26, 2015 Destination Europe No Comments Email Email

An English Collection represents a personal collection of world class English attractions and local operators, to international travel trade and press. The website offers inspiring itinerary ideas and complimentary advice.

New this year… after 40 years of great success in the Lake District National Park, Mountain Goat the mini coach operator will also commence programmes in Yorkshire, based in York, which is a very exciting addition for them.

Alnwick Castle now offers a special Downton Abbey exhibition and tour, following the filming of the famous TV series Downton Abbey. The castle was also the film location of Hogwart’s School in two Harry Potter films. A combined trade rate for a visit to Alnwick Castle and The Alnwick Garden is available. This beautiful garden is has water features, an amazing treehouse and poison garden.

New for 2015 is the ‘English Teagarden at Rayrigg Rooms’ next to World of Beatrix Potter, which will offer group lunches, afternoon teas, cream teas and evening meals.  In 2015 the attraction is getting ready for 2016 and its 25th Anniversary and the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth. Close by, a ‘must see’ … relax on England’s longest lake with Windermere Lake Cruises

New to An English Collection this year is Mickledore Walking Holidays, the only specialist self-guided UK walking holiday business with both ABTA and ATO accreditation and Bamburgh Castle which sits at the heart of the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Majestic Bamburgh commands outstanding views over miles of unspoilt beaches.

Rydal Mount and Gardens was once the home of the famous English poet William Wordsworth, who not only lived here for many years but also designed the stunning gardens. In 2015, it will be 200 years since the famous ‘Daffodils’ poem was written and published.

Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel is a four star property and as popular as ever in the Lake District National Park. Once owned by Beatrix Potter and offering 34 bedrooms, a 2 AA rosette awarded restaurant, swimming pool, beautiful gardens and views of Lake Windermere.

Scoot Cycling Holidays offer a variety of tours in the beautiful county of Yorkshire, with accommodation which is full of character, for couples or small groups. A two hour cycling tour in York is also available.

For further information about any of the attractions, operators and events or if you require quotes or images please contact: Sue Lovel – An English Collection –    –  

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