Every Spring, Holland turns into a kaleidoscope of colour as the country comes alive during tulip season. There are so many ways to enjoy the flowers from a journey through the bulbfields by steam train to visiting the famous Keukenhof Gardens – one of the world's largest flower gardens that is only open for eight weeks a year. Shearings Holidays has 12 different itineraries to choose from with a choice of coach travel or flight options.

NEW FOR 2018 – 5 day Steaming through the Bulbfields – from £384pp

Departing various dates in April and early May, this five-day break includes a full day at the Keukenhof Gardens which are spread across 34 acres and have over 800 different varieties of tulips amongst others. Another included treat is a cruise on the Ijsselmeer and a steam train journey to Hoorn through the bulbfields. Cheese lovers can enjoy a visit to a cheese and clog factory and there is a visit to Antwerp on the return. Price includes all coach travel from various pick up points in the UK, four night's b/b at the Best Western Berghotel Amersfoort, three dinners and the three excursions mentioned. Two share.

NEW FOR 2018 - 4 day Dutch Bulbfields and Gouda  - from £591pp by air

Departing various dates in April and early May, this four-day break is based in Gouda, the Dutch town famous for its cheese!  The highlight will be a full day at the Keukenhof Gardens which are spread across 34 acres and have over 800 different varieties of tulips amongst others. A cheese tasting in Gouda is also included. Price includes return flights from Manchester to Amsterdam, three night's b/b at the Best Western City Hotel Gouda, two dinners and the excursion to Keukenhof and the cheese tasting. Two share. Other departure airports and coach tour options available.

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