Monday 29th May
Scarborough really does have it all; dramatic cliffs and castle headland, award-winning beaches, historic harbour, great family attractions, and a booming town centre,
Scarborough is the perfect FAMILY resort! There are so many things to do that suit children and their parents from building sandcastles, rock pooling and going donkey rides on the beach.
£20.00 Adult, £18.00 Child (under 16) (inc. travel)
Wednesday 31st May
THE PEAK DISTRICT
This trip will take in two of Derbyshire's most famous towns, Bakewell and Buxton. In Buxton, which was well established as a spa town by Tudor times, you will be able to tread in the footsteps of Mary Queen of Scots and Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester.
At approximately 1045 we will have an included coffee stop at The Pavilion Gardens in Buxton. This is the Cultural Capital of the Peak District and, as a spa town, Buxton has been a popular holiday resort for centuries. Based in the heart of the Peak District the town is filled with magnificent architecture and a wealth of shops. Coupled with its world-famous spa water, Buxton has plenty to offer any visitor.
Lunch is served - A friendly welcome awaits you at the lovely Rutland Arms country hotel which stands at the heart of Bakewell town. Enjoy a two course lunch followed by tea and coffee.
After lunch we visit Bakewell - There's more to Bakewell than just a pudding as you will see. It is very easy to wander around the compact town centre and there are plenty of interesting and historic buildings to admire, as well as a host of independent shops.
At 1530 your guide will take you on a delightful drive through The Peak District, an area of great natural diversity, it is split into the northern Dark Peak, where most of the moorland is found and the southern White Peak, where most of the population lives. Often overshadowed by the more famous Lake District, the Peaks have some of the most beautiful scenery in the country and there is plenty of historic and folk lore to keep you entertained on your scenic drive through this lovely landscape.
£40.00 per person (inc. tea/coffee in Buxton, 2 course lunch & travel)
Thursday 8th June
MRS BROWNS BOYS - GOOD MOURNING MRS BROWN (SOLD OUT)
Recently voted as the Best British Sitcom of the 21st century by the Radio Times, Mrs Brown's Boys will make a triumphant return to UK arenas in 2017. 'Good Mourning Mrs Brown' is part of the hilarious series written by and starring Brendan O'Carroll.
This is the first time the production is heading out as a full UK arena tour. In this hilarious show in which Brendan has received some of the best reviews of his career, we see Agnes Brown planning Granddadâ¬"s funeral. The only problem is granddad is not dead. What could go wrong?
The performance starts at 7.30pm seats are in Block 13 at the Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
£58.00 per person (inc. ticket & travel)
PLEASE NOTE THIS SHOW CONTAINS ADULT HUMOUR.
Please contact us if you would like to be added to the waiting list.
Saturday 17th June
THE GOOD FOOD SHOW & GARDENERS WORLD LIVE
The Good Food Show
Get ready for a warm welcome from the BBC Good Food Show
Summer. It's a great way to spend a day with your food loving
Get more culinary inspiration in demonstrations, interviews and book signing sessions from chefs and experts all around the Show.
Stock up on summer flavours as you sample and shop from over 350 stalls. Discover regional, seasonal and artisan produce alongside the latest products from top household brands. You'll find all the gadgets and appliances your kitchen needs too - look out for those Show only special offers!
Gardeners World Live
Every year at BBC Gardeners' World Live an exciting collection of Show Gardens come to life. In 2017 you can expect to see a Show Garden celebrating 50 years of Gardeners' World plus many more. It's an unbeatable way to get ideas for your own garden.
In 2017, continuing our 50th anniversary theme, the
Beautiful Borders will be inspired by '50 years of film' -
expect to see a glittering selection of spaces inspired by
films from the silver screen! A haven of colour and
scent, the Floral Marquee is the ultimate destination for all
gardeners and plant lovers. From orchids to lilies, dianthus to
alliums, it is a spectacular sight packed with award winning
nurseries and displays.
£40.00 per person (inc. ticket for both shows & travel)
Wednesday 26th July
SANDRINGHAM FLOWER SHOW
Sandringham Flower Show is one of the most prestigious horticultural events in the East of England. Now in its 136th year, it is much more than just a Flower Show. It is a unique event offering not only the best in horticulture but also an excellent day out, filled with family entertainment. Set in the magnificent surroundings of Sandringham Park with Sandringham House and Sandringham Church as a backdrop, this one-day Show attracts around 20,000 visitors each year.
£24.00 Adult, £14.00 Child (inc. ticket & travel)
Wednesday 2nd August
The curious tree house adventure. A huge, award winning forest of family fun and outdoor adventure. Treehouses, zip wires, jungle bridges, Crocklebogs, Twiggles and Boggles, storytelling, boat trips, marsh walks and really yummy food!
BeWILDerwood is a wild and imaginative adventure park with magical treehouses and a hint of intriguing characters, bringing a curious difference to the Norfolk Broads. The setting for the book, 'A Boggle at BeWILDerwood' by local children's author Tom Blofeld, is a wonderful, mystical land of brave, adventurous creatures who you may never see anywhere else in our world. Parents are encouraged to play alongside their children, which makes for a fabulous and brilliantly exciting day out for the whole family.
Please note that you are advised to wear sensible shoes and suitable clothes for running, jumping, climbing and swinging your day away! Basically wear anything you don't mind getting dirty (that includes the adults too!)
£30.00 Adult, £27.00 Child (inc. ticket & travel)
Saturday 5th August
Set in the grounds of Blenheim Palace the Countryfile Live 2017 is spread over four days showcasing the best of the British countryside.
Join the Countryfile presenters, and discover Adam's farm. Other attractions include the latest farm machinery displays, the great British ice-cream parlour, the national trust theatre, crafts in action, shopping at hundreds of food and craft stalls, a vintage fun fair, wild animals and rare breeds, equine village, dog displays, and much more!
£48.00 Adult, £44.00 Senior Citizen (over 65), £34.50 Child (under 16) (inc. ticket & travel)
Thursday 10th August
If you are looking to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of the Yorkshire countryside then look no further than this day trip. Enjoy morning refreshments and a spot of shopping in the morning followed by a delicious carvery lunch.
We meet our local guide en route to Lightwater Valley Shopping Village . We will take a refreshing cup of tea or coffee after our journey before having time to browse the extensive range of clothing and much more. You will receive a 20% discount voucher to use during your visit and you are really spoilt for choice here, from jewellery, luxurious towels to a lovely range of home furnishings there is something for everyone. The Greenery garden centre is also well worth a visit for all those planting needs, the helpful staff will be on hand to help with any gardening questions you might have.
Our two course lunch or carvery will be served at approximately 1pm in the Granary Cafe which serves hearty and traditional food, followed by tea and coffee.
After lunch approximately 1430 we travel on to our Tales Tour: A Journey through History. There is so much to see on your journey to the Wensleydale Railway, from the small town of Masham, which has one of the oldest markets in the country, to Middleham, famous for its castle where the mighty Earl of Warwick and Richard III lived. You will also pass through the pretty market town of Leyburn, featured in the ITV series 'Heartbeat'
We meet the train at Redmire Station, where you will have the opportunity to look around the station and visit the well-stocked gift shop. On leaving Redmire you will get one of the best views of the Dales, a definite photo opportunity. You will travel through Leyburn station, where the splendour of mid-Wensleydale can be seen before ending your journey at Leeming Bar. There will be the opportunity for a brief comfort break before you board your coach and head home.
£50.00 per person (inc. morning refreshments, two course lunch, one way trip on the Wensleydale Railway & travel) (please note train journey details and date are subject to release of 2017 programme)
Saturday 12th August
Our annual visit to Whitby is always popular with our customers. If you're wondering what to do in Whitby the options are plenteous. Steeped in history, there are many visitor attractions that are connected to the town's fascinating past, such as the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, where you can learn about the famous explorer's life in the port town. Other things to do in Whitby include visiting the Dracula Experience on the seafront, where you can be guided through the story and learn about its connection to the town. A trip to Whitby would not be the same without climbing the 199 steps to Whitby Abbey, counting as you go, and exploring the beautiful ruins which tower over the town.
Many flock to Whitby for its boutique shops and quirky streets, where you will find unique Whitby jet jewellery and other fascinating items and of course after all that exploring you may want to try some fresh fish & chips!
£20.00 Adult, £18.00 Child (inc. travel)
Tuesday 15th August
YORKSHIRE WILDLIFE PARK
Come into the world of the animals at the UK's No.1 Walkthrough Wildlife Adventure! There's family fun all day long with the walkthrough safari animal areas, a full programme of ranger talks and feeding time, indoor and outdoor play areas, cafes and shops in the new Safari Village.
Lion Country, Land of the Tiger, Leopard Heights and the Polar Bears are just some of the attractions at this brilliant Park that has grown in popularity since its opening in 2009. Based near Doncaster it's a great day out for all the family.
£34.00 Adult, £33.00 Senior Citizen, £30.00 Child (3-15yrs) (inc. ticket & travel)
Thursday 17th August
BUCKINGHAM PALACE - THE STATE ROOMS
The term 'State Rooms' is applied to those rooms that were
designed and built as the public rooms of the Palace, in
which monarchs receive, reward and entertain their
subjects and visiting dignitaries. Today the State Rooms at
Buckingham Palace are used extensively by The Queen and
members of the Royal Family to receive and entertain their
guests on State, ceremonial and official occasions.
The Palace's nineteen State Rooms predominantly reflect the taste George IV (r.1820-30), who commissioned the architect John Nash to transform what had previously been known as Buckingham House into a grand palace. Today the State Rooms are furnished with many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Van Dyck and Canaletto, sculpture by Canova, exquisite pieces of porcelain, and some of the finest English and French furniture in the world.
Subject to our visiting slot free time may be available in London also.
£44.00 Adult, £42.00 Senior Citizen (over 60) £36.00 Child (under 17) (inc. entrance & travel)
If you would prefer to visit just London and make your own plans on this trip please contact us for prices for coach transport only.
Tuesday 22nd August
SKIPTON CANAL CRUISE WITH AFTERNOON TEA
Visit Skipton 'The Gateway to the Dales' a wonderful historic market town situated in North Yorkshire right in the heart of beautiful scenery. At 2.45pm we will take a three hour cruise on the Leeds - Liverpool canal, the longest canal in the UK at 127 miles long. Whilst on board you will be able to enjoy a lovely Cream Tea of tasty sandwiches, fresh scones with conserves and a pot of tea or coffee.
£37.00 Adult, £35.00 Child (under 16) (inc. canal trip, afternoon tea & travel)
Thursday 24th August
GULLIVERS KINGDOM, MATLOCK BATH
Finding great days out for toddlers and older children alike can be a tricky task - but Gulliver's Kingdom is unique in that is specially designed for families with children aged between the years of 2 and 13. The wide range of rides and attractions - from the Western World and pirates play area, to the log flume and Drop Tower - mkes Gulliver's Kingdom one of the best theme parks in the UK for children.
Set on a stunning hillside, there's extra adventure, added adrenaline and fabulous views all thrown in for free! Our location makes for a unique theme park experience adding an extra dimension to your ride thrills, the illusion of super-high tower rides and flight-like coasters, and at an altitude of 629 feet (overlooking a valley some 300 feet below), there's not another log flume in Europe with views like this one!
£32.00 Adult, £29.00 Child (over 90cm) £10.00 Child (under 90cm) (inc. ticket & travel)
Wednesday 30th August
LONDON - 9 hours free time
This excursion to our Capital city allows nine hours free time in London. Visit the many museums and tourist attractions (some now free to enter) take in a matinee show the choice is endless or shop till you drop from markets to high end designer stores.
£24.00 Adult, £21.00 Child (under 16) (inc. travel)
Monday 23rd October
HARRY POTTER STUDIO TOUR
This unique walking tour takes you behind-the-scenes and showcases a huge array of beautiful sets, costumes and props. Step inside and discover the actual Great Hall, explore Dumbledore"s office, step onto the famous cobbles of Diagon Alley featuring the shop fronts of Ollivanders, and Weasleys Wizard Wheezes. See iconic props from the films, learn how creatures were brought to life, and rediscover other memorable sets !
£55.00 Adult, £47.00 Child (5-15yrs) (inc. ticket & travel)
Thursday 26th October â¬ Date to be confirmed
JCB FACTORY TOUR
Our visit will include a welcome from JCB, refreshments and
a short presentation in the JCB Theatre showing the corporate
AV on the global manufacturing facilities and products,
followed by attending a personal tour of the new Story of JCB
exhibition and the JCB shop.
The tour also consists of the assembly line of the world famous Backhoe Loader machine; here you will see the process of how the machine is built from the delivery of the sheet steel, profiling, laser cutting, welding, paint shop, assembly and finally the finished product!
Please note due to the length of the tour it may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties. This tour is also only available to those over the age of 15 and you must wear Closed Toe footwear for safety reasons.
£28.50 per person (inc. ticket & travel)
Saturday 28th October
The Deep tells the amazing story of the world's oceans through stunning marine life, interactive and audio-visual presentations making it a fun-filled family day out for all ages. See sharks, rays, turtles, penguins and more at this fantastic aquarium. This award-winning attraction is home to 3,500 fish including magnificent sharks and rays.
£25.00 Adult, £24.00 Senior Citizen, £20.00 Child (inc. entrance & travel)
Saturday 28th October
Visit Hull, the UK City of Culture 2017 - Whether you're after exciting history or eclectic shopping, Hull has everything you're looking for. From high street giants to small independent shops, Hull has all you would expect from your shopping experience and more.
£15.00 Adult, £12.00 Child (inc. travel)
Saturday 4th November
THE STITCHING, SEWING & HOBBYCRAFT SHOW AT CHRISTMAS
Spend a day at the Hobbycrafts and Sewing for Pleasure Shows and Cake International at the NEC Birmingham. Hobbycrafts is the chance to see all the latest crafting ideas, new kits, and to get some great bargains! Cake International is the UKâ¬"s leading cake decorating, sugarcraft and baking show bringing together the latest trends and supplies, cutting edge workshops and demos and famous Cake International competition display.
£26.00 Adult, £25.00 Senior Citizen, £14.00 Child (under 16 with an adult) (inc. ticket & travel)
Saturday 18th November
YORK CHRISTMAS SHOPPING
Our annual visit to York - ever popular for the start of Christmas shopping. With its mix of designer labels, high street names, independent shops, and antique shops selling vintage jewellery York will satisfy your shopping needs. Wander the web of cobbled shopping streets including the famous Shambles. York also has a host of other attractions that you could visit including the free National Railway Museum, York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre and many more.
£18.00 Adult, £16.00 Child
Saturday 25th November
MEADOWHALL SHOPPING CENTRE
Meadowhall offers something for everyone, shop the latest high street and designer fashions, and let the 280 stores inspire your Christmas gift ideas! The Oasis Dining Quarter means that when you need to take a break and get something to eat there are many choices from Thai to American to British.
£16.00 Adult, £14.00 Child
Saturday 16th December
MANCHESTER CHRISTMAS MARKETS
Manchester"s award winning Christmas Markets return this winter offering mouth-watering international food, drinks and delicately crafted Yuletide gifts in the heart of city. With more than 300 stalls and chalets spread across the city centre the markets are free. Soak up the atmosphere and follow the market trail through the city centre as it tempts you with gifts, crafts, jewellery, and clothes.
£20.00 Adult, £18.00 Child (inc. travel)
Saturday 17th March 2018
Following a record breaking 8 years in London"s West End, War Horse is coming to Nottingham in 2018.
At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert"s beloved horse is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to France. He"s soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man"s land. Albert, who remained on his parents Devon farm, cannot forget Joey. Though still not old enough to enlist he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.
The performance starts at 7.30pm seats are in the Stalls at Nottingham Theatre Royal
£69.00 per person (inc. ticket & travel)
Saturday 18th November 2017
THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR
Set in magical surroundings with a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians many of whom are West End performers. The three hour performance is said to deliver an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. It"s a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring a mix of both seasonal and year-round favourites, with famous and much-loved chart toppers being sung alongside traditional carols.
Sat 9th - Sun 10th Dec 2017
LONDON WINTER WONDERLAND WEEKEND
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is a spectacular festive event in the heart of the capital. A dazzling array of activities and entertainment await you. Enjoy skating around the UKs largest open-air ice rink, have an arctic adventure in the Magical Ice Kingdom, see jaw-dropping circus shows, and stunning views across London in the Giant Observation Wheel. There are over 100 rides and attractions, Londons largest German-style Christmas Markets, plus a wealth of delicious food and mulled wine aplenty.
On arrival in the Capital your time in London is free to do as you please. If the Winter Wonderland is not for you perhaps some shopping in Oxford Street or at Camden Market, you could also arrange to see a show on the Saturday evening the possibilities are endless.
Staying one night bed and breakfast at the 3* Thistle City Barbican Hotel, London enjoys easy access to three underground stations and all rooms are en-suite.
£89.00 per person sharing a twin or double room £138.00 per person in a single room (inc. hotel accommodation, English breakfast & travel)
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