Days out

DAYS OUT – All include coach travel.

THE GREAT STINK

Tues October 22 £61
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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 guided city tour – part walking and part coach – revealing the story of “spending a penny”, then cruise from Westminster to maritime Greenwich. Bring a picnic or buy refreshments on board as you glide by the famous landmarks along the Thames. You then reboard the coach for your transfer to the amazing Grade I listed Crossness. This interesting and well planned day includes tea and biscuits, a guided tour, Thames cruise and visit to the amazing Crossness.

1920 REVIVAL RACE DAY

Newmarket Racecourse

Sat August 3 £53
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Pull on your flat cap or fancy headdress and come enjoy some “Tomfoolery” at this themed race day where you’re encouraged to dress to impress 1920’s style. Rewind to this magical era and immerse yourself in an atmospheric day’s racing culminating with an hours themed entertainment before heading home at 7pm. Includes premier admission ticket. Gates open noon.

OLYMPIA SHOWJUMPING

Wed Dec 18 – Puissance £107

Evening programme: The Stakes, Kennel Club Dog Agility Final, Display, Shetland Pony Grand National, Display, Puissance, Christmas finale.
Includes £77 top price seat, gallery badge and pre show leisure time
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Sat Dec 21 – FEI Driving World Cup TM £103

Evening programme: The FEI Driving World Cup TM , Kennel Club Agility Finals, Display, Shetland Pony Grand National, Display, The Christmas Tree Stakes, Christmas finale.
Includes £73 top price seat, gallery badge and pre show leisure time.
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LONDON SHOPPING TRIP

Charing Cross Area
Aug 15, 27 £15
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Enjoy approx. 5.5hrs leisure in the Charing Cross area of the city.

PORTSMOUTH FESTIVAL OF CHRISTMAS

at the Historic Dockyard
Sun December 1
Adults £53 Senior 60+ £51 Child £50
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Visit the stunning attractions at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and celebrate Christmas as you travel back in time to a bygone era, where snowy streets welcome you to a world of festive cheer as you enjoy one of the south’s finest Christmas festivals. 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. Price includes coaching and admission to the Festival of Christmas and some of the attractions of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard including HMS Victory and HMS Warrior 1860

Child is 5-15yrs

TUTANKHAMUN

Saatchi Gallery

Off peak Adults £48, Sen (55+) £46, Child (U12) £32
Tues December 3, 10
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Peak dates Adults £59 Snr (55+) £57 Child (U12) £49
Sun Nov 3, Sats Nov 9, 23, Dec 14
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Don’t miss TUTANKHAMUN: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh featuring over 150 stunning authentic tomb objects from the boy king’s tomb including 60 on display outside Egypt for the first time. This is an absolute must-see cultural event and final opportunity to experience the magic and mystery of Tutankhamun before his treasures return to Egypt forever. Includes shopping time in Kings Road area and timed exhibition entry

CHRISTIAN DIOR: DESIGNER OF DREAMS

The V & A, London
Sun June 9 £48
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Spanning 1947 to the present day, this exhibition traces the history and impact of one of the 20th century’s most influential couturiers, exploring the enduring influence of the fashion house, and Dior’s relationship with Britain. More than 200 rare Haute Couture garments, accessories, fashion photography, film, vintage perfume, original makeup, Dior’s personal possessions, all contribute to make this wow-factor collection a celebration of glamour, fashion and dreams. Includes a timed entry ticket into the exhibition and around 5.5 hrs at the museum.

HARRY POTTER STUDIO TOUR

Wed December 18
Adult £70, Child (4-15 yrs) £62
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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 September 14 £81
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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.

HIDDEN LONDON & REGENTS CANAL

Includes Fish n Chip supper
Sun June 2
Adult £65, Senior £64
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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

Sats August 17, September 28
Adult £80
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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 £62, Child (4-15) £60
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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.

WIMBLEDON DAY TRIP

Sun July 14 £89
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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.

IDEAL HOME SHOW

£21 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.

ROYAL WINDSOR & WINDSOR CASTLE

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.

HAMPTON COURT FLOWER SHOW

Fri/Sat/Sun  July 5/6/7   £56
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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

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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. 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. Reader Trips is operated by See Group Ltd.

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