Days out

DAYS OUT – All include coach travel.


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.


Saturdays July 13, September 14 £81

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 May 25 £66.50

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.


Includes Fish n Chip supper
Tues May 7 or Sun June 2
Adult £65, Senior £64

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.


Includes A Royal Wedding Exhibition:
HRH Princess Eugenie & Mr Jack Brooksbank
Sat April 20 £49

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.


Sats August 17, September 17
Adult £80

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.


Father’s Day Gift Idea
Sunday June 16
Adult £62

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.


Royal Albert Hall, Sun March 24, 3pm show £76.50
Includes stall seat

The UK’s most popular classical show returns to the RAH celebrating 30 years with state of the art technology and electrifying multi-coloured laser displays and the famous thundering finale to the music of the 1812 Overture. This season promises to be bigger and more thrilling than ever. John Rigby conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with a programme including Strauss, Rossini, Handel, Bizet, Verdi, Vivaldi and many more. Includes stalls seat.

Matthew Bourne’s ROMEO & JULIET

Sadler’s Wells
Leisure + Evening show
Thurs August 22 £75

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.


Sun July 14 £89

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.


Sun July 14 £38

Lyric Theatre 12 noon show
and museum visit.

A day for the young and the young at heart with music, laughter and just the right touch of scary fun at Tall Stories’ stage adaptation of “THE GRUFFALO”. Enjoy this must see family show bringing everyone’s favourite furry monster to life before transferring to the museum to marvel at centuries of childhood items from past to present. Dolls, doll’s houses, puppets, teddy bears, clothing, games, mechanical, construction, optical and must have toys are just a few of the many sections to views. There are several hands-on interactives that complement the displays and the Moving Toys Gallery has touch screens where you can see some of the toys moving. There’s a picnic area outside or for inclement days inside and café. Price includes stall seat for the midday show followed by museum visit.


£21 Special price
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.


Sat April 27 £49

A leisurely arrival in Windsor before visiting the oldest inhabited castle in the world where a 90 minute multimedia audio guide will transport you through selected parts of this Royal building and then 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.


Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun  July 4/5/6/7   £56

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


Fri/Sat May 24/25 £96

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

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

Call 01268 270027
Free Phone 0800 086 2221
Opening Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-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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