ADVERTORIAL: Acklams unveils great value UK holidays – with pick-up points across Yorkshire

An award-winning coach-holiday firm has unveiled a range of new pick-up points due to huge popular demand – and its Short & Super Breaks 2021 brochure is out now.

Independent and trusted for over 50 years, Acklams Coaches now boasts pick-ups all over Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the North East, and offers a selection of Short and Super Break holidays to a host of delightful UK destinations.

And the best news is Acklams is offering 10% off all online bookings in the new brochure (scroll down for your special code), and you can secure your holiday with just a £20 deposit .

The firm hopes these latest deals will help re-energise the coach-holiday industry, create new jobs, and provide a boost to the UK’s ailing hospitality sector.

Acklams won Best Coach Operator at last year’s British Coach Tourism Awards, with judges praising the firm’s commitment to quality, innovation and training, excellent industry reputation, and considerable client loyalty.

The Acklams Holidays Short & Super Breaks 2021 brochure is out now

If lockdown has given you a thirst for travel, check out its quality breaks by the sea, wonderful scenic getaways and explore some exciting cities too.

There’s also plenty fun for all the family, thrilling trips to big sporting events, and even some top West End shows.

Acklams really does offer something for everyone – and to whet your appetite, here’s our pick of some of the best and quirkiest deals and trips in the brand-new 2021 brochure.

Two Day Short Breaks

Go shopping at the biggest Primark store in the UK

Birmingham & Primark Special (£79)

Shopping is on the agenda for this fantastic trip, giving you the chance to visit the biggest Primark store in the UK, as well as the famous Bull Ring Shopping Centre.

Cambridge & Bletchley Park (£105)

Cambridge is renowned for its remarkable history, sensational spires and the picturesque River Cam, while Bletchley Park was once the top-secret home of the WWII codebreakers.

Coronation Street & Liverpool (From £109)

Take a trip to the amazing studios in Manchester and explore the Lowry Centre too with its discount stores. Liverpool boasts attractions such as The Beatles Story, Maritime Museum, Tate Liverpool and the Gothic Cathedral.

Three Day Short Breaks

Take in the stunning Blackpool Illuminations

Blackpool & The Illuminations (£139)

Six miles of traditional and themed illuminations using over a million bulbs and lasers – plus a trip to Liverpool to see the Albert Dock and city centre with plenty of time to explore.

Bosworth Hall Special (From £129)

Situated near the village of Market Bosworth, this 17th Century Grade II Listed hotel is set in its own 11-acre grounds. There’ll also be visits to pretty Lichfield, charming Chesterfield and historic Stratford-upon-Avon.

Seaside Delights of Scarborough (From £119)

With two sandy bays, a host of enticing shops, the Victorian funicular tramway and a wealth of appealing seaside attractions, this resort offers the traditional British seaside experience.

Four Day Super Breaks

Explore the breathtaking Snowdonia National Park

Llandudno Adventures (From £169)

This beautiful Welsh seaside resort boasts a long stretch of beach and town centre full of shops, amusements, pubs and restaurants. It’s also the perfect base to explore the Snowdonia National Park.

Cotswolds Charm (From £179)

Nothing is more beautiful than the thatched villages steeped with history on the historic Fosse Way. Visit the best of what the area has to offer from Royal Leamington Spa and Bourton-on-the-Water to Stratford-upon-Avon and Lichfield.

London Sensation (From £149)

Take in the famous sights, including Buckingham Palace, The London Eye, Tower of London just to name a few. If you love to shop, then Oxford Street and Regent Street awaits.

Five Day Super Breaks

Visit the world-famous Eden Project in Cornwall

Newquay and the Eden Project (From £239)

Enjoy coves and beaches, shopping, cafes, bars and harbourside walks, then spend an inclusive day at the Eden Project where the famous glass domes contain rainforests, tropical plants, olive groves and gnarled vines of the Mediterranean.

Scottish Highlands (From £269)

Head off from the centrally-located hotel in the pretty spa town of Strathpeffe to enjoy Inverness, the pleasure of a cruise on beautiful Loch Ness, or perhaps a tipple at the famous Glenmorangie Distillery.

Isle of Wight (From £199)

This island really needs no introduction, with its wonderful coastal resorts, gorgeous countryside, picturesque towns and villages plus amazing attractions – all on one beautiful, welcoming island.

Five Day Early Season January & February Specials

Bournemouth is famous for its seven miles of beaches

Bournemouth Special (£149)

This coastal town is famous for its seven miles of beaches, vibrant town centre and as the easternmost end of the Jurassic Coast, so it is a perfect base for you to explore, with visits to Poole and Weymouth.

Torquay Special (£149)

Visit the English Riviera with its iconic palm trees and international marina, then on to Brixham, Paignton, Dartmouth, Buckfast Abbey and historic Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City.

Peak District Special (£155)

With some breathtaking views, bustling markets, pretty villages, country houses and heritage sites, the Peak District national park really has it all.

What else is available?

Will you choose to see a top sporting event or a hit West End show?

You can also take your pick from a range of Family Specials, London Theatre Weekend Breaks, Flower Show Specials, Coaches 2 Concerts Specials, Sports Specials and Blackpool Specials.

Hull & East Yorkshire Pick-up Points

  • Anlaby
  • Beverley
  • Bridlington
  • Cottingham
  • East Hull
  • Elloughton
  • Driffield
  • Goole
  • Hessle
  • Hull

North & West Yorkshire Pick-up Points

  • Bradford
  • Castleford
  • Dewsbury
  • Filey
  • Halifax
  • Huddersfield
  • Leeds
  • Scarborough
  • Wakefield

South Bank Pick-up Points

  • Cleethorpes
  • Grimsby
  • Scunthorpe

Staying safe

Acklams Coaches is known for its excellent industry reputation and customer loyalty. As such, it takes its responsibility to keep customers safe incredibly seriously.

Each trip has a tailor-made seating plan which allows members from the same household to sit together and still maintain the one metre distance from other passengers – although passengers are still requested to wear masks.

All coaches are fully cleaned and disinfected before the journey, with hard surfaces being wiped down and an antiviral fogging of the vehicle conducted frequently.

Indeed, happy passengers are already praising the helpful drivers and well-thought-out safety measures.

How can I book?

Enjoy a well-earned break with the award-winning Acklams

Book your Acklams holiday by calling 01482 475 212 (Hull & East Yorkshire) or 0113 460 1666 (North & West Yorkshire) or visiting www.acklamscoaches.co.uk. The new 2021 UK brochure is available this week while the 2021 European brochure is out in September. Get an amazing 10% discount on all online bookings by using the special code ‘2021’.

Find out more?

Stay up to date with the very latest deals from Acklams Coaches on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To request a Short & Super Breaks 2021 brochure, see acklamscoaches.co.uk/brochure-request

YorkshireLive – Halifax