Days out

DAYS OUT – All include coach travel.

HARRY POTTER STUDIO TOUR

Wed December 18
Adult £70, Child (4-15 yrs) £62

This Hertfordshire attraction now includes the Gringotts Wizarding Bank famously run by goblins and you’re invited to enter the depths of the Lestrange Vault. Walk at leisure around his outstanding visitor attraction which showcases all eight Harry Potter films. Defy Professor Dumbledore’s orders and step deep into the grounds of the Forbidden Forest 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 on this winter visit enjoy Hogwarts in the snow. Includes admission and 4.5 hrs at the venue.

WINDSOR CASTLE & AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE

Saturday June 15, August 17 £82

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.

HOUSES PARLIAMENT & LONDON EYE

Sat May 11 £68.50

Morning visit to Westminster Palace, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, then it’s a short walk over Westminster bridge to the London Eye for a bird’s eye view of the city. Price includes HOP admission with audio guide and flight on the Eye.

HIDDEN LONDON & REGENTS CANAL

Includes Fish N Chip supper
Fri May 10 or Tues June 4
Adult £67, Senior £66

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 There’s time for lunch (not included) before boarding your 50 minute canal journey from Little Venice to Camden Lock and an included fish and chip supper quells the appetite before heading for home at 6.30pm. Includes coaching, narrated guided walk, fish n chips and canal cruise.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE & RIVER CRUISE WITH AFTERNOON TEA

Sat August 3, September 14
Adult £82

Visit the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace and then transfer to the 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. Includes coaching, timed Palace admission and river cruise serving traditional afternoon tea.

VIEW FROM THE SHARD & AFTERNOON TEA

Father’s Day Gift Idea
Sunday June 16
Adult £64

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. Price includes Shard admission before transferring to the 4* Guoman Tower Hotel for your afternoon tea before heading for home around 4pm.

IDEAL HOME SHOW

£23 Special price
Olympia
Thurs March 28

With so much British culture to be proud of this year’s theme is “Best of British” and with more than 600 exhibitors including a selection of quintessential British brands – plus top expert advice, ideas and inspiration plus FREE entry to the Eat and Drink Festival book your place and discover the UK’s best loved home event. By joining forces with the show’s organisers you can enjoy this midweek visit inclusive of coach travel for an amazing price. Please note it is a condition of entry you complete the reverse of the admission ticket with your name and address for marketing purposes

WIMBLEDON DAY TRIP

Sun July 14 £90

Soak up the unique atmosphere of the world’s premier Grand Slam tennis championship. Be there wandering the grounds, see the stars of tomorrow and yesterday competing in the Junior and Veteran’s events and enjoy all the action from your reserved seat on No 1 Court which now has a new retractable roof, so play is guaranteed.

Celebrity spot, take a Pimms or gather on the slopes of Henman Hill at this iconic venue where the large TV screen projects all the action on Centre Court. Price includes full day at Wimbledon with a reserved seat on No1 court.

Matthew Bourne’s ROMEO & JULIET

Sadler’s Wells

Leisure + Matinee show
Sat August 24 £78

A passionate and contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s classic love story. Confined against their will by a society that seeks to divide, two young lovers must follow their hearts as they risk everything to be together. Includes stall seat ssp £59.

ROYAL WINDSOR & WINDSOR CASTLE

ROYAL WINDSOR & WINDSOR CASTLE
Includes A Royal Wedding Exhibition:
HRH Princess Eugenie & Mr Jack Brooksbank

Sat April 6 or 13 £49.75

A leisurely arrival in Windsor before visiting the oldest inhabited castle in the world where an included 90 minute multimedia audio guide will transport you through selected parts of this Royal building and includes entry to the special royal wedding exhibition to view the dress, groom’s outfit and jewels. There’s free time to discover the historic complex at your own pace or revisit the town. Please note it is necessary to walk uphill to the castle and walk approx 15 mins to/from the coach park.

THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR & HOLT

Sun Dec 8
Standard seat £69 Deluxe seat £76

Fri Dec 13
Standard seat £67 Deluxe seat £74

Sat Dec 14
Standard seat £69 Deluxe seat £76
Central Raised seat £76

There’s free time in Holt for refreshments (not included) before visiting this amazing extravaganza in Fakenham Norfolk where non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety awaits. This fast moving celebration of the festive season features an electric mix of both seasonal and year round favourites with a cast of 130 performers. Price includes coaching from Clacton or Colchester and Thursford matinee seat.

CAKE INTERNATIONAL

The Sugarcraft, Cake & Decorating & Baking Show £30
Excel Centre
Sat April 6

Attracting cake enthusiasts, renowned industry experts and professional cake decoration and sugar crafters from across the globe there is no better place to be inspired. An unrivalled range of supplies, exciting features, workshops and demonstrations, a must-visit show for those sharing a passion for all things cake. Price includes admission and coach.

KNITTING & STITCHING SHOW

Olympia £39

Sat March 2

A must for anyone with a love of textile based crafts with hundreds of workshops, demonstrations, interactive features on offer as well as 200 of the most loved exhibitors selling specialist craft supplies, includes admission ticket.

HAMPTON COURT FLOWER SHOW

Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun  July 4/5/6/7   £57

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

Includes admission ticket and approx 6 hours at the show

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW

Fri/Sat May 24/25 £97

Come and visit the world’s most prestigious flower show that inspires millions

showcasing the best in garden design and will feature superb exhibits from the best nurseries, growers and florists. Includes £67 admission ticket and approx 6.5 hours at the show

IDEAL HOME SHOW

Sat March 30 or Sun April 7 £37

Visit the world’s longest running exhibition with celebrity talks, interior inspiration, expert advice, craft workshops, show homes, beauty treatments, live performances and entry to the Eat and Drink Festival.  For the latest innovations, the brightest ideas and the most inspiration with fantastic shopping opportunities come visit the show.  Includes admission and approx six hours at the event.

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Call 01268 270027
Free Phone 0800 086 2221
Opening Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays

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. See Group Ltd Terms and Conditions apply, available on request prior to booking or on line. If shopping time applies around 2-3 hours is allocated before the show. Strictly NO under 16's without written parental
consent. SSP = usual single seat/admission selling price excluding theatre levy or venue facility fee. Smoking, vaping, alcohol or illegal substances NOT permitted on coaches. No fees for credit/debit cards

PAYMENT: Phone to book or make a provisional booking, held for three days only. No charge for Debit Cards and Credit Cards.  Send cheques payable to See Group Ltd to Reader Trips, Echo Newspapers, Chester Hall Lane, Basildon, SS14 3BL.  Reader Trips is operated by See Group Ltd.

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