Days out

DAYS OUT – All include coach travel.

London Shopper

Saturday June 2 – £17

You’ll be dropped a short walk from cosmopolitan Covent Garden or walk in the other direction and you’ll find the department stores and shops of Oxford Street and with around 5.5 hours shopping time you can shop ‘till you drop.

RHS WISLEY GARDENS FLOWER SHOW

Thursday September 6 – £41    RHS members – £30

Enjoy this spectacular late summer show featuring 55 nurseries, 22 trade stands, the National Dahlia Society Show, flower arrangement displays and stroll the superb gardens at Wisley. Buy and browse from the RHS medal winners at Chelsea and Hampton Court along with other specialist nurseries and garden trade stands showcasing their top quality plants and garden sundries. Includes admission, coaching and around 5 hours at the show.

 

 

LONDON SHOPPING TRIP

A leisurely start for the City arriving in the Piccadilly/Regent Street area a little after midday. With around 5.5 hours leisure time there’s plenty of opportunity to shop until you drop and enjoy a nice meal before heading for home.

Sun May 20th – £17.00 (Just 2 places remain)

THAMES RIVER CRUISE, LUNCH & LONDON EYE

Your coach will take you to the city to join the boat for an enjoyable lunch cruise revealing the historic sights of London and what you miss from the water you can see later from the air, as this tour culminates with a flight on the spectacular London Eye.

Sat June 9th, Aug 11th – Adult £77.50, Teen (13-16) £74.50, Child (5-12yrs) £66.50

Price includes set 2-course lunch while cruising the Thames, London Eye flight and coaching.

COCKNEY CABARET AFTERNOON & LUNCH

Berthed at the East End Royal Docks step aboard the moored Tereza-Joanne vessel where an afternoon’s entertainment awaits with a right old Cockney knees up starring Gordon Bennett, it’s like Chas & Dave meets Max Bygraves with a dash of Max Miller accompanied by keyboard, ukulele and of course spoons with sing-a-longs and dancing!

Tues June 19th – £61.00

Price includes basket meal and dessert followed by tea/coffee, cabaret show and coaching before departing for home around 4pm. There is level access for all and a cash bar.

WHITE CLIFFS AND WALMER CASTLE

Enjoy exhilarating views from the White Cliffs of Dover without climbing any hills and visit Walmer – the prettiest of the Kent seaside castles – more like a little stately home! Start the day in style with a two course lunch with tea/coffee before boarding the coach for your guided scenic drive through some of Kent’s most beautiful coastal countryside. Pause to take in panoramic views from the top of the White Cliffs of Dover and visit lovely Walmer Castle and Gardens.

Weds June 20th – Adult £66.00 Snr £64.00

Price includes two-course lunch, guided coach tour and castle visit.

LADIES DAY AT ASCOT – Queen Anne Enclosure

We’re off to the races and this special occasion deserves a showing of the glad rags, recipe for the day is fun and finery! Price includes Queen Anne enclosure entry and coaching. Ascot Dress Code applies.

Thurs June 21st – £125.00

PORTSMOUTH, POPPIES & THE MARY ROSE

It’s an early start but this is a cracking full day tour beginning at Fort Nelson, built on the summit of Portsdown Hill to guard from French attack it is now part of the Royal Armouries and here the Tower Poppies are on tour. Wave – a poignant sculpture of thousands of individual ceramic poppies mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War. Enjoy a guided coach tour to Southwick – the secret D-Day village and picturesque Old Portsmouth where you visit the Hot Walls before entering the Historic Dockyard to visit Henry VIII’s flag ship – The Mary Rose.

Fri June 22nd – £59.50

Price includes Fort Nelson & Poppies visit, guided coach tour and Mary Rose entry.

KENSINGTON PALACE & CARVERY MEAL including Diana: Her Fashion Story

Twenty years on from her death this sell out exhibition celebrating Diana’s life at Kensington Palace, her home for 14 years, features some of her most famous outfits. Diana: Her Fashion story will trace the evolution of her style from demure beginnings to style icon with a collection of extraordinary garments. You will also be able to explore the State Apartments and other historic Palace rooms on your visit before transferring to the Strand Palace hotel for a two course carvery lunch with tea/coffee.

Sats June 23rd, July 7th, Aug 18th – Adult £64.00, Sen £61.00, Child £52.00 (10-15 yrs), Child £47.00 (U10)

THE PEOPLE’S POST

Explore a lesser-known London district with a very important place in the history of our nation. Learn the story of posting a letter from earliest times to the coming of the GPO, visit the new Postal Museum and take a ride on the Mail Rail beneath the streets of London, a unique piece of industrial heritage that kept the capital’s communication network flowing for over 75 years. This intriguing tour revealed by your expert Blue Badge Guide is part walk part and part coach and really will deliver an insight into five centuries of communication by mail.

July 4th – £55.00

HAMPTON COURT FLOWER SHOW

Visit one of the best-loved events in the UK gardening calendar, gorgeous gardens, fabulous florals and fantastic shopping in an unforgettable setting

Thur/Fri/Sat July 5/6/7 – £54.00

Includes admission and around 6 hours at the show.

DAWN OF THE SUPER HEROES & CUTTY SARK

Super heroes and super villains such as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and The Joker, this exhibition celebrates DC’s rich history. The chronological walk through exhibition offers visitors a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the mythical DC Universe with costumes, comics, models, props and so much more. You then transfer to Greenwich with free time for lunch (not included) before visiting the most famous tea clipper in the world – the Cutty Sark.

Sat July 14th – Adult £50.00, Under 16s £32.00

Includes exhibition and Cutty Sark admissions

A GUIDED DAY IN CAMBRIDGE

From the comfort of your coach enjoy a sightseeing tour as your blue badge guide highlights the many attractions of the city before you break for lunch (not included). Then it’s best foot forward to discover the historic streets and buildings as your walking tour begins with a visit to Kings College & Cambridge University’s Fitzwilliam Museum (subject to access during restoration works).

Mon July 16th – £55.00

ELTHAM PALACE, QUEEN’S HOUSE & GREENWICH GUIDED WALKING TOUR

When millionaires Stephen and Virginia Courtauld built their 1930s Art Deco mansion by the great Hall of medieval Eltham Palace, they created a masterpiece of 20th Century design combining the era of decadence with the original 1470s Great Hall. Most rooms have been restored to resemble their 1930’s appearance being stunning and lavish they hosted socialites, politicians, royals and artists. You then transfer to Greenwich to take lunch (not included) before joining your guide for an informative hour’s walking tour ending at the Queen’s House where’s there’s time to explore Inigo Jones’ first Classical building in the UK and used by members of the royal family until 1805.

Wed July 18th – £48.00

HIDDEN LONDON & REGENTS CANAL

Extra Date
A great day out with a gentle walking tour and relaxing canal cruise through Regents Park. Discover the maze of narrow streets and bygone alleyways, homes of the famous and stately Charterhouse open for the first time since 1348. There’s time for lunch (not included) before boarding your 50 minute canal journey from Little Venice to Camden Lock.

Mon July 23rd – Adult £50.00, Senior £48.00

Includes coaching, guided walk and canal cruise.

i360 BRIGHTON, BORDE HILL HOUSE & GARDENS WITH CREAM TEA

Enjoy a little free time in Brighton before visiting the new 162 metre observation tower on Brighton seafront. On a clear day there are unrivalled views spanning some 26 miles of the south coast -all seen from the futuristic glass viewing pod which slowly glides to a height of 450ft. You then transfer to Borde Hill for your guided tour of the house, wander the gardens and enjoy a cream tea before departure!

Sat July 28th or August 18th – Adult £67.00, Child (3-15 yrs) £60.00

Includes admissions, guide service at Borde Hill and afternoon tea.

THE MANY QUEENS OF ENGLAND & CLARENCE HOUSE

Seven Queens have ruled in their own right or eight if you include Matilda and then there are the Queen Consorts and who can ignore the very many royal mistresses, what intriguing tales to tell! This London tour is unusual and entertaining seeking out the hidden reminders of the Many Queens of England and culminates with a visit to Clarence House, for 50 years the home of The Queen Mother and is now the London home of the Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.

Thurs Aug 9th or Wed Aug 22nd – £53.00

Price includes professionally guided coach tour and Clarence House admission.

WINDSOR CASTLE, RIVER CRUISE AND AFTERNOON TEA

Visit the oldest inhabited castle in the world and let the 90 minute multimedia audio guide transport you through selected parts of this Royal building and then there’s free time to discover the historic complex at your own pace. It’s a short walk to the river to board Bateaux Melody, a beautifully crafted river boat featuring large, arching windows for uninterrupted views of the river Thames and Windsor’s lush landscapes throughout your 75 minute sailing which includes on board afternoon tea, dress code for sailing is smart casual.

Sat Aug 11th or Aug 25th – Adult £78.00, Child (3-12yrs) £60.00

LONDON EYE & HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

At 135 metres the London Eye is the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel, its gradual rotation lasts around 30 minutes and the interactive guides in each capsule let you explore the capital’s iconic landmarks as they come into view. There’s time for lunch (not included) before making the short stroll over the bridge for our timed entry into Westminster Palace, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament where your self- guided audio tour will reveal over 1,000 years of history, modern day politics, stunning art and architecture.

Wed Aug 15th – Adult £68.00, Child (5-15yrs) £60.00

Price includes London Eye flight and HP admission.

CARVERY MEAL & BUCKINGHAM PALACE

It’s a delicious two course midday carvery lunch at the Strand Palace Hotel before transferring to Buckingham Palace to visit the State rooms and this year’s special exhibition marks the 70th birthday of The Prince of Wales.

Sat Aug 11th, Aug 25th, Sept 22nd – £69.50
Sun Sept 9th – £69.50
Child 5-10 years – £51.00

Includes coaching, Palace admission and carvery with tea/coffee.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE & RIVER CRUISE WITH AFTERNOON TEA

Visit the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace and this year’s special exhibition marks the 70th birthday of The Prince of Wales. We then transfer to the Bateaux London’s Harmony vessel for afternoon tea whilst enjoying a 75 minute cruise. A selection of sandwiches, pastries and cakes with assorted teas or coffee will be served to the melodic sounds of the on board pianist as the delights of the Thames unfold.

Sat Aug 18th, Sept 22nd – Adult £81.00, Child (13-16) £71, Child (5-12 years) £64

Includes coaching, timed Palace admission and river cruise serving traditional afternoon tea.

HARRY POTTER STUDIO TOUR

Featuring the Goblet of Fire until September 23rd

This Hertfordshire attraction now includes the Forbidden Forest and you’re invited to defy Professor Dumbledore’s orders and step deep into the grounds and come face to face with Aragog and an abundance of other creatures. View the original Hogwarts Express steam engine and a recreation of Platform 9 3/4 offers a glimpse into how some of the film’s most iconic scenes were created and as part of a special feature dedicated entirely to the 4th instalment the Goblet of Fire returns to the Great Hall for the first time since filming wrapped in 2010 – don’t miss the live Special Effects demonstration. Walk at leisure around the venue which showcases the eight Harry Potter films with beautiful sets, costumes and props used in the productions

Mon Aug 20th, 27th, Sat Dec 22nd, 29th – Adults – £64.00, Child (4-15 yrs) £57.00

Includes coaching and timed entry ticket

VIEW FROM THE SHARD & CARVERY MEAL

London’s highest attraction “The Shard” measures 1,016 ft and redefines London’s skyline. On a clear day it offers an astonishing 360 degree, 40 mile view over the city and beyond.

Sun Sept 16th or Sat Oct 6th – Adult £67.00, Child £64.00

Price includes Shard morning admission before transferring to the Strand Palace Hotel for your carvery meal and dessert before heading for home around 2.45pm after included tea/coffee. Child is 4-15 yrs

CAKE & BAKE SHOW – Excel

Brimming with all things baking, decorating and sugar craft. Gain insight from celebrity experts, stock your shelves with the latest baking equipment and be wowed by the spectacular Cake Competition entries and exquisite display tables, plus many more treats for your taste buds!

Sat October 6th – £39.00

Includes admission and around six hours at the show.

WINDSOR CASTLE & AFTERNOON TEA

Come and visit the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and the Official Residence of Her Majesty the Queen. Castle admission includes entry to the State Apartments, St George’s Chapel, Queen Mary’s Dolls House and other selected rooms. It’s then a short walk to the nearby hotel for afternoon tea.

Sat Oct 6th -Adults £65, Sen £63, Child (5.-16 yrs) £58

Price includes coaching, Windsor Castle admission with audio guide and afternoon tea.

Covent Garden & CLASSICAL SPECTACULAR – Royal Albert Hall

Enjoy a morning visit to Covent Garden before taking your seat for the most popular classical music show in the UK. John Rigby conducts The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra through a selection of popular classics from your favourite composers. The performance is accompanied by state of the art technology, electrifying multi-coloured laser displays and the famous thundering finale to the music of the 1812 Overture!

Sun November 25th – £76.50

Includes stall seat for the 3pm matinee.

COCKNEY GREAT WAR MESS HALL MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH FESTIVE HIGH TEA – Stow Maries WW1 Aerodrome

There wouldn’t have been much to celebrate during the Great War and an optional tour with the onsite staff and a chance to look at the museum will detail aerodrome life between 1916-19 . Not so bleak is the Mess Hall where a fun packed cockney themed afternoon awaits. Enjoy a festive high tea of sandwiches, savouries and cakes before the entertainment begins. Have a sing-a-long, may be a dance or two and when the teapot runs dry there’s a cash bar available.

Fri Nov 30th – £59.00

Includes stall seat for the 3pm matinee.

PORTSMOUTH VICTORIAN FESTIVAL OF CHRISTMAS at the Historic Dockyard

Visit the stunning attractions at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, including the Mary Rose Museum, and celebrate Christmas as you step back over 150 years with carols, snowy Victorian streets and traditional entertainment. Discover the biggest Christmas market on the South Coast or take the short walk to Gunwharf Quays, for an irresistible mix of designer outlet shops and outstanding restaurants.

Sun Dec 2nd – Adults £52.50, Sen/Child £50.50

Price includes coaching and admission to the Festival of Christmas and all attractions of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard including HMS Victory and HMS Warrior 1860. Child is 5-15yrs

CHRISTMAS CAROL SINGALONG & COVENT GARDEN – Westminster Central Halls

Sing your heart out as irrepressible showman Jonathan Cohen leads you through another fun-filled jamboree of his most-loved carols and all-time Christmas hits at this new venue. This festive favourite has been raising the roof for over 20 years and features guest singer Louise Dearman, the London Concert Chorus and the London Concert Orchestra, includes seat ssp £46. Programme: Jingle Bells, Frosty the Snowman, Merry Christmas Everybody, Let it Snow, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Merry Christmas Everyone, I Wish it Could Be Christmas Every Day, Sleigh Ride and carols for all. God rest ye merry gentleman, Away in a Manger, O come, all ye faithful, Deck the Halls, Hark! The herald angels sing.

Sat Dec 15th, 1pm show – £70.00

OLYMPIA HORSE SHOW

Puissance Evening
Watch the Speed Stakes – fastest time wins – The Kennel Club ABC Dog Agility Final, The Shetland Pony Grand National, International displays, the thrilling Cayenne Puissance and the Olympia Finale.

Wed December 19th – £105.00

Grand Prix Evening
See The Grand Prix, one of the most important classes of the week jumped at 1.60m, The Kennel Club Medium Dog Agility, Shetland Pony Grand National, International Display, Mistletoe Mini Stakes and the Olympia Finale.

Sun December 23rd – £102.00

All dates include pre show time at the Shopping Village, Gallery Badge and £74/£71 top price seat

Covent Garden & JINGLE BELL CHRISTMAS – Barbican Centre

This Raymond Gubbay Christmas party heads to its new home at the Barbican as The Jingle Belles® dancers join The LCO, Capital Voices and special guest singers Tim Howar & Laura Tebbutt for a fun filled show of Christmas hits including All I want for Christmas Is You, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Blue Christmas, Jingle Bell Rock, Last Christmas and other great festive favourites.

Sat December 22nd – £66.00

Includes 2.30pm stall seat and pre show visit to Covent Garden.

WALKING WITH DINOSAURS – Wembley Arena, 3pm

Be amazed and thrilled as the greatest creatures ever to walk the earth return before your eyes! This dazzling production features new, state of the art technology.

Fri December 28th – £63.00

Includes second price Category B seat

For a full printable list of all our trips, please click here
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