Discover Shearings new Autumn/Winter programme

Shearings Holidays has launched its 2016/17 Autumn Winter programme, promoting a full range of wonderful UK & European Christmas Markets, Festive & New Year holidays, Winter Specials, River Cruises and Carnivals & Events break.

New this year, is an updated collection of festive breaks, a special selection of ‘Your Time’ itineraries for single travellers, a range of music tours and an expanded selection of river cruises and premium Grand Tourer holidays.

You can discover the ‘Shearings Difference’ with the chance to select from a choice of travel options including coach, air, rail or cruise. You can choose from over 650 convenient local joining points nationwide by coach and enjoy value added offers on many of our breaks.

Best of all, if you book by 31st August you can save up to 10% on all Autumn & Winter holidays, and save an extra £10 per couple on each additional holiday, if they book more than one holiday at the same time

Sample Breaks:

UK Winter Specials, Markets & Shoppers

Osbourne House

Osbourne House

NEW – Bay Inclusive – Sandown & Festive Osborne House – 5 days from only £134pp

Discover one of the most spectacular royal residences in the UK at the most wonderful time of yet. Osborne House is now open in the winter, and we’ll explore this beautiful house that once belonged to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, as well as visiting the seaside town of Ryde.

Price includes four nights’ half-board accommodation at the Bay Broadway Park Hotel, two included excursion and luxury return coach travel.

Departures available November 2016

NEW – Bournemouth & Salisbury Cathedral Christmas Carols – 5-days from £193pp

Join us for an excellent getaway this festive season, staying in Bournemouth at the Coast & Country Savoy Hotel and exploring this popular town at leisure. In addition to this, we’ll also take a trip to historical Salisbury, where we visit the famous cathedral for a carols concert including festive refreshments and explore charming Lyndhurst

Visitors will also be able to jaunt into the New Forest, calling at Lyndhurst

Price includes four nights’ half-board accommodation, two included excursions, 25pp in-hotel food & beverage spend and luxury return coach travel.

Departures available 5th December 2016

NEW – Rod Stewart Live in Birmingham – 4 days from only £249pp

See the sensational star perform the classics, as well as his new hits in his dazzling signature style. This fabulous music tour also includes visits to Warwick and Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Price includes three nights’ half-board accommodation at the Charlecote Pheasant hotel, three included excursions and luxury return coach travel.

Departures 2nd December 2016

European Tours & Winter Wonderlands

NEW – Alpine Bavaria’s Christmas Markets Grand Tourer – 7 days from £467pp

Berlin Christmas Market

Berlin Christmas Market

Spend time in the beautiful Bavarian Alps for a wonderful winter holidays, exploring some of Germany and Austria’s prettiest destinations, from our base in charming Inzell.

Highlights include a visit to Salzburg, Mozart’s birthplace and the setting for the Sound of Music, as the city hosts pretty Christmas Markets. We will also explore stunning landscape in Berchtesgaden and browse the festive stalls.

Price includes six nights’ accommodation, overnight stays on outbound and return journeys, two included excursions and luxury Grand Tourer return coach travel

Departures November and December 2016.

NEW – Munich & It’s Magical Castles – 9 days from £440pp



This wonderful holiday to Germany, discovers the finest castles and places this historical country has to offer.

Highlights include the picturesque Neuschwanstein Castle, the inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle as well as the imposing Hohenzollerm Castle.

Price includes eight night’s half-board accommodation, overnight stays on outbound and return journeys, three included excursions and luxury return coach travel.

Departures available February 2017

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