Events & Themed Short Breaks



At Gold Crest Holidays we specialise in finding the UK and Europe’s best events and coming up with interesting themed breaks. In 2014 we include diverse themes ranging from beer festivals to tours based on your favourite television programmes, like Downton Abbey and Doctor Who.

Our events include the massive Lille Flea Markets, glamourous Ladies Day at Royal Ascot and stunning Edinburgh Military Tattoo.


Coronation Street Tour at Granada Studios and Liverpool

Coronation Street Tour at Granada Studios & Liverpool

The Coronation Street Tour is back at last! For six months only you can walk down the famous cobbles and enjoy a fascinating 90-minute guided tour of the set of everyone’s favourite soap.
Belgium Beer Festival

Red Bull Air Show at Ascot Racecourse and London

Enjoy an amazing day out at the Red Bull Air Race - one of the world’s most extreme aerial events!
Belgium Beer Festival

Belgium Beer Festival

The Belgium Beer Festival at Diksmuide is an annual tradition to celebrate the local harvest and sample the latest brews.
Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey and Oxford

Fans of the hugely popular TV show ‘Downton Abbey’ can explore the Crawley family’s opulent home - real-life Highclere Castle - on our three day break also including visits to Oxford and Henley-on-Thames.
Doctor Who Experience and Cardiff

The Doctor Who Experience and Cardiff

Our two day break to the Doctor Who Experience is perfect for fans of long-running cult television show. We include entry tickets to this incredible interactive museum.
Belgian Beers at the Zythos Beer Festival

Belgian Beers at the Zythos Beer Festival

The Zythos Beer Festival in Leuven has a reputation as one of Belgium’s best beer festivals and for a beer producing giant like Belgium, that’s saying something! Whilst soaking up the fantastic atmosphere of the beer festival you can taste over 300 brews from all over Belgium.
The Making of Harry Potter

The Making of Harry Potter at Warner Bros. Studios & London Zoo

Discover the magic behind the most successful film series of all time with your included Warner Bros. Studio Tour ticket for The Making of Harry Potter!
Lille Flea Market

Lille Flea Market

Set in the very heart of Lille, over one million visitors swarm the streets to browse the neverending stalls that line 200km of pavements throughout Lille. Scour for bargains amongst stalls selling paintings antiques, ornaments, furniture and “junk” of every description!
Ladies Day at Royal Ascot

'Ladies Day' at Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot is not only the world’s most illustrious race meeting – it’s also the most glamorous! On Gold Cup day, well-known to most as ‘Ladies Day’ the spotlight switches from racing to fashion...
The Tour de France 2014

The Tour de France in Paris 2014

Experience the excitement of the Tour de France's climactic stage in Paris and watch Britain's battle to keep the prized yellow jersey for a third consecutive year. Tour de France Finale 2014 is now on sale.
Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Traditional pipes and drums, Highland dancers, intricate displays by cavalry, military dog teams, the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle! These are some of the images you will take home...
The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Horse Racing

The Arc & Paris

The ‘Arc’ is Europe’s richest horse race. This unique experience combines world-class racing with the stunning beauty of Paris...
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