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  • Cambridge Punts

    York and Cambridge

    Katharine and Charlotte from our UK team took a trip ‘up north’ to the beautiful medieval city of York, Durham, Newcastle, and the sunny setting of Scarborough. Interesting […]

  • Scottish Borders, Scotland - Caledonian MacBryane ferry arriving on Isle of Arran

    The Frozen North

    Katharine and James from the UK team took a chilly trip north of the border to explore the Isle of Arran and the Scottish Borders. The Isle of […]

  • Lartigue Monorail, Listowel, Killarney, Ireland

    Autumn Colours in South West Ireland

    Sarah and Katharine flew into Shannon to enjoy the stunning Autumn colours of Ireland in Killarney, Ennis, Tralee,  and Bantry. Highlights included a ride on the Lartigue Monorail, […]

  • Making Cologne in Cologne

    Jess, from the cruise operations team recently spent a few days on-board the Brabant, Fred Olsen’s newest addition to the fleet.  Sailing from Dusseldorf along the Rhine & […]

  • Beach in Torquay, Devon Fam Trip

    Delightful Devon in October!

    This month Katharine and Charlotte from the UK Operations team headed down to balmy Devon to inspect a wide variety of hotels in Ilfracombe, Bideford, Looe (Cornwall), Plymouth, […]

  • Lawnmower museum Southport - Katharine and Olivia (NCN)

    A Sunny Southport Showcase with Steve Reed Tourism

    Katharine and Olivia have just returned from a wonderful showcase in Sunny Southport hosted by Steve Reed Tourism. Their trip began with a wonderful stay at the UK’s […]

  • Katharine on the Carlingford boat trip - Louth Adventures (NCN)

    Some Great Irish Hospitality!

    This month the UK & Ireland team were delighted to take part in the Tourism Ireland, Tourism Northern Ireland and Failte Ireland coach and group operator fam trip. […]

  • A Greatdays First

    Jo from our Cruise team and Gina from our Sales team have recently hosted a selection of Coach Operators and Group Travel Organisers on a Fred. Olsen Educational […]

  • Bluebirds and Bugle Boys (03-JKW-NCN)

    Summer Lunches with a Swing and a Jive

    Summer Lunches have arrived! Our Day Trip groups have fully embraced the spectacular weather this summer when they joined us for our June events North and South!  In […]

  • Kynren, County Durham, North East - In front of the 'stage'

    Kynren – An Epic Tale of England! Press Launch

    Claire and Gina from Sales and Katharine and Sarah from the UK team were lucky enough to be invited to the press launch of Kynren at the weekend. […]

  • Afternoon Tea at Gorton Monastrey

    Naval Portsmouth and Restoration Manchester

    The Greatdays UK team have had a busy month. Last week Katharine, our UK and Ireland Product Manager, travelled to Portsmouth and Gosport to learn more about the […]

  • River Rafting

    River Rafting in Shropshire

    Last week UK and Ireland Product Manager Katharine took to the water with her family to try out Shropshire Raft Tours. This friendly company offer a range of […]

  • Disneyland® Paris – MARVEL Summer of Super Heroes

    Monday 11th June – Wednesday 13th June 2018 Two of our Disney team members – Angharad and Victoria have just returned from a MARVEL-ous Disney Trip. They were […]

  • Lincolnshire - Fam trip (01-KWY,SPS)

    Flying high in Lincolnshire!

    This month Sarah and Katharine from the UK department soared to new heights when they visited the newly opened International Bomber Command Centre situated just outside of Lincoln […]

  • Great Yarmouth

    ‘Folk Lore

    This week we travelled to Norfolk and Suffolk to check out the range of hotels and attractions they have for groups. There is certainly more to Norfolk than […]

  • Chapel Down Winery, Ashford, Kent (KWY-NCN)

    Kent Life

    Already well known for its beautiful gardens, Kent has become a renowned producer of fine English wines, spirits and ales, and groups can now add vineyard, distillery and […]

  • Guide Dogs for the Blind - Puppies

    Thank you from Charlie and Chelsea

    Hello! My name is Charlie and I am a four month old Guide Dog puppy.  When I’m not playing, my trainer Peter is teaching me how to help […]

  • View from the Swan Hotel in Wells, Wells Abbey, Somerset (KWY-NCN)

    Showcasing the South West

    Last week Katharine from our UK department and Gina from Sales embarked upon a whistle-stop tour of the South West. Katharine visited the iconic Stonehenge on the way […]

  • The Making of Harry Potter at Warner Bros. Studio Tour

    The Making of Harry Potter

    Martin and Mark have recently visited the extremely popular ‘Warner Bros. Studio Tour’ where the Harry Potter film series made Leavesden (Herts) its home for more than ten […]

  • Chatsworth House, Derbyshire - Dressed for Christmas

    Peaky Blinders

    Katharine and Charlotte from the UK department took a trip to the Peak District this week. It is such a wonderful time of year to visit the area. […]

  • Dunston Hall Hotel

    Dunston Hall Hotel – Highly Recommended!

    Our National Sales Manager Martin Slater recently stayed at the Dunston Hall Hotel, set amidst 150 acres of parkland in Norfolk, and cannot recommend it highly enough for […]

  • Katharine & Lisa Cairngorm Mountain Railway, Scotland

    Living the High Life in the Highlands

    This week Lisa and Katharine from UK Groups boarded a scenic highlands train with ScotRail from Edinburgh to Aviemore, calling in at Pitlochry Dam Visitor Centre, Pitlochry Theatre, […]

  • Jenny and Louise having a cuppa

    Time for tea with your new Day Trips 2018 Brochure!

    ** Hot Off the Press** Our new Day Trip brochures have been landing on doormats across the country with a secret inside!  The feed back we have had […]

  • Tenby, southwest Wales

    Welsh Wonders!

    Sarah and Katharine from UK Operations had a wonderful trip to Wales where we experienced both blazing sunshine and misty mornings. We visited many Welsh Wonders, including Abbey […]

  • Bowness on Lake Windermere - Sunny day in Cumbria

    Larking around in the Lakes

    Katharine and Sarah from the UK team travelled north this week to the Lake District. The rain could not dampen our spirits as we called in at Newby […]

  • image2 Donegal, Sligo and Derry

    Donegal, Sligo and Derry

      Lisa, our UK & Ireland Operations Manager, and Amy, our Irish Product Specialist, have recently returned from another trip to the Emerald Isle where they visited one […]

  • Halstatt Austria

    Austrian Adventures

      Pete and Joe from our European Operations department recently went on a FAM trip to Austria to discover the best hotels and attractions that the country has […]

  • Picturesque North Wales Fam Trip - Snowden Mountain Railway (KWY_NCN)

    Picturesque North Wales

    This week Charlotte and Katharine from the UK Department visited picturesque North Wales. We inspected seven hotels in the area including group favourite St.Kilda’s , located on the […]

  • Birmingham Fam Trip - Shababs Restaurant (KWY_NCN)

    Exploring Birmingham

    Katharine, Jenny and Sarah from the UK department headed to Birmingham to see what the UK’s second largest city could offer to groups.  First port of call was […]

  • Cruising the North Wales coastline on board MV Balmoral

    Cruising around the North Wales Coastline

    Charlotte & Katharine from the UK operations/product department were recently lucky enough to experience a cruise around the North Wales coastline on board the MV Balmoral. Originally built […]

  • Chester Cruise the World JKD NCN

    Cruise the World is a Big Summer Hit!

    Ahoy there Shipmates! In June we launched our brand new entertainment lunch show for 2017 “Cruise the World” across the country.  Our fantasy cruise liner set sail from […]

  • Butterfly World

    It’s all right on the Isle of Wight

    Katharine and Sarah from the UK Department took a trip down south the Isle of White. This sunny island is a very popular group destination and it is […]

  • Oberammergau - Vertreibung_aus_dem_Paradies_01

    Oberammergau 2020

    On 30th June we launched 4 departure dates to the world-famous Oberammergau Passion Plays, taking place in 2020. The Plays depict the final period of Jesus’ life, also known as […]

  • New Partnership to Boost Group Travel Visitors to Leicestershire

    Leicestershire Promotions and Greatdays Travel Group to promote tourism offer to UK group travel organisers and coach tour operators. Leicestershire Promotions, the tourist board for Leicestershire, has formed […]

  • Marriott's 90th Birthday

    Happy 90th Birthday, Marriott Hotels

    This week we had a very special visitor in the office. Our account Manager Louise from Marriott Hotels came in to celebrate Marriott’s 90th birthday with us. Of […]

  • Fungie the Dolphin, Dingle Bay

    Killarney and the beautiful South West Corner of Ireland

    Gina, our B2B Sales Manager, and Amy, our Irish Product Specialist have recently returned from the Emerald Isle where they visited one of the most requested destinations in […]

  • Greatdays at The National Space Centre (NCN)

    Get a Load of Leicestershire!

    This week Katharine & Charlotte from the UK team and Claire from Sales took a trip to Melton Mowbray and Leicester. The trip was hosted by Leicestershire Promotions, […]

  • Ypres, Belgium

    Belgian Battlefields

    Three weeks ago I updated you that Pete and Alexandra from the European Operations team were planning a familiarisation trip to the Flanders side of the WW1 Belgian […]

  • Gaudí's Sagrada Familia Cathedral, Barcelona

    Barcelona is Open for Business

    Barcelona attracts many visitors from around the world for world class beaches, shopping, architecture, culture and sunshine. However, in recent years, the city has made a name for […]

  • Jungfraujoch

    Sensational Switzerland

    Working at Greatdays we often have visitors from across the UK as well as the rest of the world. Here in the European Operations Department, this past week […]

  • Manchester Sightseeing logo+bee-col

    Manchester Sightseeing

    This week we welcomed a representative from the Rezidor Hotel Group to the office for a chat about exciting things happening regarding the Radisson and Park Inn hotels. […]

  • European FAM Trips

    Members of the European Operations Department are busy planning our upcoming familiarisation (FAM) trips in order to gain a greater knowledge of our tour destinations and to offer valuable […]

  • British Sandwich Week Greatdays Travel Group

    British Sandwich Week

    Last Friday we were celebrating the British Sandwich Week. The UK & Ireland Team prepared a great buffet with delicious treats ranging from the classic cheese sandwich to […]

  • DFDS, KIng Seaways Fam Trip - Mark Henderson (DFDS), Chris Wales (CTA), Martin Slater (Greatdays) & Stuart Duddy (DFDS)

    Eat like a King on board KING SEAWAYS!

    Martin Slater, National Sales Manager recently joined a group of fellow trade colleagues on an educational trip arranged by DFDS from Newcastle to Amsterdam travelling overnight on board […]

  • Out and About

    This week our office has been busy with visitors. One of our clients came in to discuss our new exciting Greatdays Group Travel Guide for 2018. Also, Brook Hotels […]

  • The Netherlands - Keukenhof - © PT Wilding

    Tiptoeing through the Tulips

    Gina, our B2B Sales Manager, and Pete from our European Department recently hosted a trip for over 90 Group Travel Organisers to the famous Keukenhof Gardens in Holland.  […]

  • Gina and Megan at Buffalo Bill’s Wild West

    Disneyland® Paris – 25th Anniversary!

    Gina and Megan, from our Sales & Disney departments respectively, were recently invited to attend a Mega Fam Trip organised by Disneyland® Paris to celebrate their 25th anniversary. […]

  • Highgrove Royal Gardens, Gloucestershire - House and Gardens (NCN)

    Highgrove Royal Gardens

    I recently had the opportunity to visit the wonderful private gardens at Highgrove. Thirty years in the making, the Gardens have been shaped by the vision of HRH […]

  • Katharine and Marina in the Jersey War Tunnels, Channel Islands

    Channel Island Hopping

    Katharine from UK Product and Marina from Incoming went on a whirlwind week away in the Channel Islands. First stop was Guernsey where the fog nearly scuppered our […]

  • Libby and Dawn with Faulty Towers Cast (NCN)

    Faulty Towers Dinner, London

    Whilst visiting London, Dawn and Libby, from our Sales Department, were invited as VIP guest to attend a Faulty Towers dinner at the Amba Hotel, next to Charing Cross. As guests […]

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