Days out

DAYS OUT – All include coach travel.

LONDON SHOPPER

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 five hours shopping time you can shop ‘till you drop.

Wed July 4 – £17

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/Sat July 5/7 – £54.00

Includes admission and around 6 hours at the show.

WIMBLEDON DAY TRIP

An opportunity to soak up the unique atmosphere of the world’s premier Grand Slam tennis championship over the ‘Finals’ weekend. Be there, wandering the grounds and taking your reserved seat on No 1 Court to see the stars of tomorrow and yesteryear competing in the Junior and Senior events. Visit the large screen TV adjacent to Henman Hill for live action on Centre Court, celebrity spot or take a Pimm’s at this iconic summer event. Price includes full day at Wimbledon with reserved seat on No 1 Court and coaching. Please note Wimbledon Rain-Affected Play policy applies, – if less than 60 minutes play takes place on No 1 Court only £30 will be refunded. More than one hours play but less than two hours only £15 will be refunded.  No1 Court offers no cover from the weather conditions hot, cold, wet or dry, for the 2018 championship.

July Sun 15th – £85     3 places only

MONET & ARCHITECTURE EXHIBTION & CARVERY LUNCH – National Gallery

Comprising more than 70 paintings by the artist this exhibition spans Claude Monet’s long career from its beginnings in the mid-1860s to the public display of his Venice paintings in 1912.  From his compositions of villages and picturesque settings, through his exploration of the modern city, and ultimately ending with his monumental series of works portraying Rouen Cathedral, this display features exceptional loans from public and private collections around the world.  From the exhibition it’s a comfortable short walk of around 10 mins to the Strand Palace hotel where a two course carvery lunch with tea/coffee awaits.   Price includes timed exhibition entry and lunch.

Sat Jul 21 st – £66.50

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 or Fri August 17th – 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Sat Aug 18th – Adult £64.00, Sen £61.00, Child £52.00 (10-15 yrs), Child £47.00 (U10)

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

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 25th – Adult £78.00, Child (3-12yrs) £60.00   – only one seat available

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 at leisure around 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.

 

 

BBC PROMS IN THE PARK

Michael Ball hosts this open air concert featuring musical stars Gladys Knight, Josh Groban, Joseph Calleja, Matt Goss, Lisa Stansfield and the BBC Concert Orchestra, before the live link up on the big screens to join the revellers inside the Royal Albert Hall lucky enough to be attending the Last Night of the Proms.  Bring a picnic, bring your flags and enjoy the concert in the park.

Includes £45 general admission ticket, gates 3pm, showtime 5pm.

Sep Sat 8th – £75

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

PORTOBELLO ROAD MARKET

Portobello Road Market is a London institution, it’s crammed with antique dealers, vintage fashion stalls and retro memorabilia. There’s new fashions, foods, accessories, and more than a mile of stalls and surrounding specialist shops and galleries to explore.  Price includes return coaching and approx 6 hours shopping time.

Sep Sat 22nd – £23

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COCKNEY SING-A-LONG,THAMES CRUISE & LUNCH

Join the Pearly King and Queen on this cockney-themed sing-a-long sailing with nostalgic songs, a little flag waving and a traditional two course East End lunch.  Get in the spirit of the day and practice your vocals as you sail along the Thames singing those memorable little ditties.  Price includes themed entertainment and a two course lunch of either pie & mash or sausage & mash with bread & butter pudding dessert.

Tues September 25th   £67

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.

SHROUDS OF THE SOMME & AFTERNOON TEA

QE11 Olympic Park

To mark the Centenary of Armistice Day artist Rob Heard began an enormous challenge to cut 12inch wooden figures, individually wrapped and bound in a hand-stitched shroud, each one linked and named to a fatality at the Somme. This 4000sqm display of bodies laid out in rows illustrates the true impact of the conflict and represents the 72,396 British and Commonwealth servicemen who made the ultimate sacrifice and depicts the enormity of the loss of life and the men who never came home.  This poignant and provocative experience to Shrouds of the Somme includes an aerial view from the top of the ArcelorMittal Orbit, free time to walk around the outdoor installation and culminates with afternoon tea at a nearby hotel.

Thurs/Sat      November 15/17

Adult £52, Senior £48.50

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       3 places only

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 warm pastries, little sandwiches, mince pies 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

 

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

JOHN RUTTER’S CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

Royal Albert Hall

Enjoy this classic festive favourite with numerous sing-along carols and a delightful array of joyful works conducted and presented by John Rutter himself and performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with the Purcell Singers and the Temple Church Choir, includes stall seat for evening show.

Dec Tues 4th – £69.50

CHRISTMAS AT KEW

Now in its sixth year, the illuminated winter 2018 trail will be bigger than ever before, with over a million twinkling pea-lights and thousands of laser beams. Walk under welcoming arches into a world festooned with seasonal cheer and wander beneath unique tree canopies drenched in Christmas colour, transforming the gardens into a magical after dark experience. Includes coaching, visit to Knightsbridge and super peak timed entry ticket into Kew Gardens.

Dec Thurs 20th, Fri 21st, Sat 22nd

Adults – £47  Child – £38  (4-16 years)

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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

WALKING WITH DINOSAURS

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Wembley Arena – 3pm

Fri Dec 28

Seen by over 9 million people in more than 250 cities around the world the arena spectacular is back.  Be amazed and thrilled as the greatest creatures ever to walk the earth return before your eyes in this dazzling $20 million production! Featuring new, state of the art technology and 18 life size creatures including the Stegosaurus, Raptors and the terrifying Tyrannosaurus Rex! Includes second price Category B seat

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Please note: Management/Promoters reserve the right to substitute performers and unless a tour is cancelled due to insufficient response all monies paid are non-refundable and tours are non-transferable.
Newmarket Promotions terms and conditions apply, available on request prior to booking or online here. Strictly no under 16's without parent's written consent.
SSP = Usual single seat/admission selling price excluding theatre levy or any venue facility/service charge fees. Smoking, alcohol or illegal substances NOT permitted on coaches. Provisional bookings can be made, held for three days only.