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Days Out

DAYS OUT – All include coach travel.

Last updated 12th Jan 15.57



Your journey begins in a time machine to the late Cretaceous Period some 67 million years ago where your rugged land vehicle awaits for the hazardous and thrilling drive across the plains until you reach Time Base 67, the research base studying living dinosaurs.   See extraordinary things from hatchlings to teeming prehistoric life with incredible surprises as this visit combines theme park fun, live action theatrics and the most cutting edge scientific knowledge as you visit “their” world at “their” time.


Thurs Feb 15th or Sun Feb 18th -
Adult £42.00, Child (5 -15 yrs) - £39.00


Includes entry and leisure time after your amazing dinosaur experience for lunch to be taken (not included). 
Not recommended for under 5s, under 16s must be adult accompanied

Reader Trips: Dinosaurs in the wild

Reader Trips: Chelsea Hospital

A guided tour in the company of a Chelsea Pensioner reveals Sir Christopher Wren’s stunning buildings, hear the captivating stories of the inhabitants - both past and present – and learn what life’s like for veterans of this famous Royal Hospital. There’s free time for lunch (not included) before joining the guided coach tour of London where a former Scots guard will touch on his experiences and tales of a “Guards Life” with links to the great war and changing of the guard before heading home around 5.30pm.


Thurs March 1st
- £57.00

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


Sat March 3rd
- £38.00


Includes admission ticket.

Reader Trips: knitting

Reader Trips: Royal Mews

Mothers Day Gift Idea
Tuck into an afternoon tea that’s chocolate inspired with mouthwatering desserts at the Strand Palace Hotel and enjoy a visit to the Royal Mews to discover how the Royals travel in style with a stunning collection of horse drawn carriages, including the one used during Diamond jubilee and some truly fancy cars.


Sunday March 11th -

Price includes admission with audio guide and afternoon tea.

Enjoy a pre-show visit to Covent Garden then take your seat for the most popular classical music show in the UK with state of the art technology, electrifying multi-coloured laser displays and the famous thundering finale to the 1812 Overture. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by John Rigby perform the very best classical music selection along with favourites Hornpipe, Land of Hope and Glory, Nessun Dorma & Rule Britannia


Sunday March 18th, 3pm show -

Includes stall seat. 

Reader Trips: Classical spect 2018

Reader Trips: Ideal Home Show

Step into a world of ideas and inspiration with free hands on workshops, advice hub and celebrity demonstrations. From kitchens and bathrooms, to bedrooms and basements, fixtures and fittings to fine food, gardens and the latest in home renovation, to fashion beauty and gifts, you’ll find it all under one roof at this award winning show.


Fri March 23rd £35 or Sun March 25th -

Includes admission ticket and around six hours at the event.  

Torvill & Dean’s DANCING ON ICE - Wembley Arena
Experience sensational routines and breathtaking stunts featuring a host of celebrities and professional skaters from the new Dancing on Ice TV series beginning January. Jayne and Chris host the tour once more and take up their new roles of Head Judges giving expert feedback and the all-important scores!


Fri March 23, Evening show £84.00
Sat March 24, 2.30pm show £84.00

Sun March 25, 1.30pm show £84.00


All dates include pre show leisure time and £45 seat.

Reader Trips: Dancing on Ice 2018

Reader Trips: Reader disney on ice

Disney on Ice presents WORLD OF ENCHANTMENT - Wembley Arena, 1.30pm shows
Be thrilled by Disney’s Frozen, The Little Mermaid, and Disney/Pixar’s Cars and Toy Story. From wheels to waves, icy wonderlands to infinity and beyond, it’s time to see the dazzling world of Disney magic live on ice



Sat April 7th - £62.50
Blocks D2 & N10

Sun April 8th - £62.50
Blocks D3 & N10, N12

Includes £29 ticket

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. Walk at leisure around the venue which showcases the eight Harry Potter films with beautiful sets, costumes and props used in the productions



Sat Apr 7th, Sat Jun 2nd, Mon Aug 27th - Adults - £64.00, Child (4-15 yrs) £57.00


Includes coaching and timed entry ticket

Reader Trips: Potter Around London

Reader Trips: Hidden London

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 April 16th or Fri May 25th - Adult £49.00, Senior £47.00


Includes coaching, guided walk and canal cruise.

Once called the “City of Gallows” London is the most haunted city in the world and your guide will reveal stories of crimes, punishments, ministerial ghosts, spies and intrigues. Part walking and part coach travel on this tour expect goosebumps and giggles as the city’s history reveals some infamous characters from the past with discoveries in St James Park, The Old Square Mile and the East End from Victorian slums to Jack the Ripper!


Tues April 24th -

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Reader Trips: 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.


Wed April 25th, July 4th - £55.00

Visit the National Army Museum where five dynamic new galleries showcase thousands of interesting objects. They tell stories from the army’s 17th Century beginnings through to the current impact of the British Army throughout the world. Have lunch at the museum (not included) before making the short walk to the Chelsea Royal Hospital. Here your guided tour in the company of a Chelsea Pensioner reveals Sir Christopher Wren’s stunning buildings, hear the captivating stories of the inhabitants – both past and present – and learn what life’s like today for veterans at this famous Royal Hospital.


Thurs April 26th - £57.00

Reader Trips: Chelsea Hospital

Reader Trips: Symphonic Rock

SYMPHONIC ROCK - Royal Albert Hall
Hear your musical heroes come to life for one epic night in this must-see show of classic rock anthems and hit songs performed by the rocking Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and rhythm section, featuring a spectacular light show. New for 2018 a special celebration of music icon Adele and a tribute to the legendary George Michael


Tues May 1st - £65.00

Includes stall seat for 7.30pm show.

Westminster Abbey is a living pageant of British history. It has been the coronation church since 1066, wedded 16 Kings and Queens, is the final resting place of 17 monarchs and contains memorials to some our greatest citizens. Come journey from Edward the Confessor to the Tomb of the Unknown! Groups can only visit with a qualified Blue Badge guide so you can be sure of an enjoyable Abbey tour along with free time to explore the surrounding historical buildings - the Parish Church of Parliament, the Supreme Court or perhaps St Margaret’s established by the Benedictine Monks.

Thurs May 3rd -
Adult £60.00, Senior £57.00

Reader Trips: Coronations & Celebrations

Reader Trips: The Great Stink

In 1858 the long hot summer became the Great Stink as raw sewage from the growing city emptied into the Thames turning into an open sewer. Something had to be done and this led to one of the most remarkable feats of civil engineering ever seen. Visit Sir Joseph Bazalgette’s Cathedral of Sewage - The Crossness Treatment Works at Bexley - where the finest Victorian ornamental cast ironwork can be seen and discover how the Victorians disposed of the city’s raw sewage. Your day starts with a short guided city walking tour revealing the story of “spending a penny”, then cruise from Westminster to maritime Greenwich for free time to take lunch (not included) before boarding the coach for your transfer to the amazing Grade I listed Crossness.


Tues May 15th - £59.00


Sat May 19th -
Adult £42.00, Child £32.00
1 child 6-16yrs per paying adult £20


Includes admission ticket and around 6 hours at the show.

Reader Trips: Motors show 2018

Reader Trips: Chelsea Flower Show

Come and visit the world’s most prestigious flower show that inspires millions through showcasing the best in garden design and will feature superb exhibits from the best nurseries, growers and florists.


Fri/Sat May 25th/26th -

Includes £65 entry ticket and around 7 hrs at the show

Combine this entertaining Blue Badge guided tour of Syon House, the last ducal residence to survive in the Greater London area, with a visit to Richmond and an exploration by coach of the well- heeled West London area known in Georgian times as London’s Arcadia. These beautiful houses include Noel Coward’s childhood home and discover the only view in the UK protected by an Act of Parliament! Syon house is a popular film location so you may recognise a room or two in the splendor of the home of the Dukes of Northumberland.

Sunday May 27th -

Includes guided coach tour of Arcadia and guided tour of Syon House.

Reader Trips: Syon House

Reader Trips: Game of Thrones

Don’t miss this orchestral extravaganza accompanied with big screen visuals. Watch in wonder as famed composer Ramin Djawadi leads an orchestra and choir performing music from all seven seasons of this iconic series. The use of innovative production and video technology will recreate the various realms found throughout Westeros and Essos, a must-see-show for all fans

Sun May 27th - £101.00


Includes £65 seat.

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 -

Reader Trips: Ladies Day

Reader Trips: Hampton Court Flower

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/Sun July 5/6/7/8 -

includes admission and around 6 hours at the show.

SYMPHONIC RUSSIA - Royal Albert Hall
Enjoy an evening with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing classical favourites from one of the world’s most artistic nations featuring virtuosic pianist Natasha Paremski and many classic Russian masterpieces including Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and 1812 Overture.


Sat July 7th -

Includes stall seat for 7.30pm show.

Reader Trips: Symph Russia

Reader Trips: Wimbledon new pic

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.


Sun July 15th - £85.00

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.

Reader Trips: Clarence House

Reader Trips: thursford

There’s free time in Swaffham for refreshments (not included) before continuing the journey to Fakenham in Norfolk where this amazing extravaganza of 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.

Sun Dec 9th - £75.00
Fri Dec 14th - £66.00


Price includes coaching from Clacton or Colchester and standard seat.

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

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


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. Details shown are for general information only, all prices are believed correct at time of upload, however Reader Travel reserve the right to verbally confirm a price at the time of booking and this price shall apply and supersede any written material.
Newmarket Promotions Ltd 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.