Date Destination Time/Route Price
Monday 1st

Bournemouth

Beautiful Bournemouth on the south coast is a very popular resort, with a fine beach, promenade, parks and great shopping all within a short walking distance of each other, making for a lovely day at the seaside.  Depart 5pm.

EX2A £25pp
Tuesday 2nd

Hampshire Villages & Cream Tea

Directly passing Guildford into Hampshire we traverse the rural byways of Hampshire making a suitable stop at lunchtime before we meander some more and stop for an inclusive afternoon cream tea, oh dear more calories!

 2B £33pp
Wednesday 3rd

Herne Bay

A trip to one of Kent’s popular resorts, the lovely Herne Bay.  Depart 5pm.

 1B £20pp
Thursday 4th

Hampton Court Flower Show

Experience the worlds largest annual flower show in the setting of a historic palace.  Explore innovative show gardens and snap a picture of the stunning flower displays.  Watch demonstrations by both celebrity gardeners and chefs around the showgrounds.  Run by the Royal Horticultural Society the Hampton Court Flower Show attracts around 140,000 visitors each year.  Depart 5pm.

 3B £49pp
Friday 5th

Stow Maries with Afternoon Tea & Guided Tour

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome is unique in history.  It is the largest known surviving group of the Royal Flying Corps buildings on a WWI aerodrome.  When considered with its growing collection of objects directly related on the site and its activities , a truly unique resource is evident.  Originally opened in 1926, the aerodrome saw the birth of the Air Defence of Great Britain in response to the first raids by Zeppelins on London and the South East.  In the 2nd World War the aerodrome played a key role in the Battle of Britain.  Our visit includes a luxury cream tea, a one hour guided tour and time to wander the site and buy souvenirs.  Depart 4.30pm.

 2B £45pp
Saturday 6th

Oulton Broad & Southwold

Visit the picturesque Oulton Broad, then onto the beautiful quaint coastal town of Southwold.  Depart 5pm.

 1A  £25pp
Saturday 6th

Kent County Show

The Kent County Show is a showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life and brings together the very best of Kent with animals and food, fun and excitement and above all a sense of what ‘The Garden of England’ has to offer.  Depart 5pm.

2B

Ad £38pp

Ch £18pp

Sunday 7th

Goodwood Festival of Speed

After last years extremely successful visit, we are proud to once more offer this outstanding day out.

Depart 5pm

EX3A £95pp
Sunday 7th

Beautiful & Historic Bath

Explore one of Britain’s most beautiful and historic cities.  Whether it’s hopping in the alleys and lanes or visiting the famous Roman Baths, this is a very memorable day out.  Depart 4.30pm.

EX3A £29pp
Monday 8th

St Ives & St Neots

Firstly we visit the enchanting and picturesque market town of St Ives, on the banks of the River Great Ouse where today is market day.  In the afternoon we move on to the medieval riverside town of St Neots, still retaining much of its rich heritage and charm.  Depart 5pm.

2B £25pp
Monday 8th

Midsomer Murder TV Tour

Another terrific detective day out, exploring the locations of one of the most popular programmes on TV.  Our first class guide joins us on the coach as we take in many villages where filming took place.  Some of the locations are reached via short walks, as some of the sets were on private land and are only accessible with our guide. Light refreshments are included as part of the day.

3B £39pp
Tuesday 9th

Mid Hants Railway & Milestones Museum

After a short comfort stop we arrive in Basingstoke.  Immerse yourself in the past at Milestones, Hampshire’s museum of living history.  Explore the museum’s streets, shops and buildings to discover how people used to live, buy a ration of sweets from the 1940’s sweet shop, view a unique collection of vintage vehicles and have a go in the penny arcade, not to mention the working pub!  Later in the day we drive down the scenic Candover Valley to Alresford where we take a ride on the Mid Hants Railway complete with steam engine.

1B £45pp
Tuesday 9th

Brighton

Brighton is another firm favourite with our customers, with the Royal Pavilion, Pier, elegant architecture and fine shopping, its easy to see why.  Depart 5pm.

2B £30pp
Wednesday 10th

Chichester on Market Day & Littlehampton

A trip to the Cathedral City of Chichester with time to browse the market.  Following our visit here, we head to the traditional seaside resort of Littlehampton.  Depart 5pm.

3B £23pp
Wednesday 10th

Eastbourne

The most popular seaside destination for our customers, Eastbourne is a delight whatever time of the year with a well looked after level promenade  with plenty of seating.  Add to this a fine shopping centre and plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants, it’s easy to see why Eastbourne is a firm favourite.  Depart 5pm.

1B £20pp
Thursday 11th

Burghley House & Stamford

Burghley House is a truly magnificent Tudor mansion on a grand scale, with 35 major rooms on the ground and first floors.  Owned by the Cecil family for centuries, they have over the years, assembled the finest collection of Italian Master paintings in the world.  These paintings along with many other important artefacts are on display around the house.  This magnificent estate is set in 2,000 acres of cultivated gardens which include a deep park all created by Capability Brown.  After time here we then visit the nearby picturesque town of Stamford on the banks of the River Welland.  Depart 5pm.

 EX1A £42pp
Thursday 11th

Rye & Folkestone

A visit to two of Kent’s most popular seaside resorts.  Depart 5pm.

2B £20pp
Sunday 14th

Isle of Wight, Osborne House

Queen Victoria’s residence, Osborne House offers a glimpse into the private life of the Royal Family and is filled with original furnishings and priceless artworks.  The grounds immediately surrounding the house are a joy to explore with stunning views of the Solent.  We sail across the Solent at 11am and sail back at 5pm.

EX3A £49pp
Monday 15th

Barnsdale Gardens & Rutland Water Cruise

Barnsdale Gardens has 38 individual gardens in an eight acre site and were made famous by Geoff Hamilton through the BBC television series Gardeners’ World which he presented from 1979 until his death in 1996.  Later in the afternoon we head off to Rutland Water, for a short cruise on the Rutland Belle.

1A £42pp
Tuesday 16th

Kentish Lady River Cruise & Allington Castle & Gardens

After a couple of hours shopping and time for lunch in Maidstone, we then make our way to board the Kentish Lady for this exclusive and unique excursion to experience the scenic River Medway combined with a guided tour of Allington Castle’s beautiful gardens, courtyards and also its impressive Great Hall.  Allington Castle is possibly Kent’s best kept secret as it is NOT open to the public and can only be visited as a group via the Kentish Lady.  The 13th Century medieval castle is nestled in 42 acres of beautiful gardens next to the river.  This privately owned estate with Italian gardens, lavender walk, parterre, courtyard & formal ponds, surrounded by a moat and fronted by two lakes, really is an incredible place to visit.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

 2B £49pp
Wednesday 17th

Monthly Mystery Lunch Club

Another tour roaming around the countryside seeking a nice venue for an inclusive lunch somewhere enjoyable.  Guess what?  The driver has the answer!

MLC £39pp
Wednesday 17th

Ardingly Antiques Fair

This antiques and collectors fair is a truly cosmopolitan event.  Up to 1,700 stalls with thousands of goods, from fine antique furniture to delicate ceramics.  Entry included.  Depart at 3pm.

3B £25pp
Thursday 18th

Ipswich

Not synonymous with tourism, but Ipswich is a gem of a town where you can take a stroll along the waters edge on Ipswich’s iconic waterfront, where cafe’s and restaurants stand alongside galleries, shops and museums, while yachts and boats sail in and out of the marina.  It’s a scene not dissimilar to Orford Quay, or Woodbridge’s riverside.  Ipswich also has many medieval buildings and a fine shopping area.  Depart 5pm.

1B £25pp
Friday 19th

Broadstairs

Relaxed and unspoilt, full of nostalgic old world seaside charm, Broadstairs is a lovely resort to visit.  Depart 5pm.

2B £20pp
Saturday 20th

Royal International Air Tattoo, Fairford

The Royal International Air Tattoo is regarded as the finest air show in the world, where you can get up close and personal with many aircraft.  This stunning Tattoo has a plethora of air displays, including the Red Arrows, for whom this will be the last display of the year before they jet off to America.  A festival atmosphere abounds at this great event.

EX3A

Ad £69

Ch £18

Saturday 20th

Beaulieu Motor Museum & Lyndhurst in The New Forest

A brilliant day out to the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, where over 250 iconic vehicles are on display.  Your included ticked also gives entry to the fine Palace House, owned by the Montague family since 1538, Beaulieu Abbey, once a vast medieval Abbey before the dissolution, the grounds and gardens plus many other on site attractions.  Later in the afternoon, we drive through the forest to Lyndhurst, the administrative centre for the forest.  Depart 5pm.

EX3A

Ad £42

Ch £25

Sunday 21st

Whipsnade Zoo

Whipsnade, just up the M1 past Luton is a great place to visit.  Delight in the array of attractions on offer including a butterfly house, ride the Jumbo Express Train and take a passage through Asia.  Lions of the Serengeti, sea lion splash, cheetah rock & the rhinos of Nepal.  Depart 5pm.

2B

Ad £37

Ch £28

Monday 22nd

Lavenham & Finchingfield for Cream Tea

Lavenham is one of the finest surviving examples of a medieval town, with fine timber-framed houses of which over 300 are listed as being of architectural and historical interest.  From here we take a scenic drive to the beautiful village of Finchingfield where an inclusive cream tea awaits.  Depart 4.30pm.

3B £32pp
Tuesday 23rd

John Pinkerton Canal Boat Cruise

In the morning our first port of call is Dorking and after time there we travel on to Farnham.  In the afternoon, we enjoy a 2½ hour cruise from Odiham in the peaceful surroundings of the Basingstoke Canal aboard the John Pinkerton II.

1B  £29pp
Wednesday 24th

Eastbourne

The most popular seaside destination for our customers, Eastbourne is a delight whatever time of the year with a well looked after level promenade with plenty of seating.  Add to this a fine shopping centre and plenty of cafe’s, bars and restaurants, its easy to see why Eastbourne is a firm favourite.  Depart 5pm.

2B £20pp
Thursday 25th

Weald & Downland Museum

Direct to Worthing for some free time in the afternoon we discover rescued rural homes and buildings set in a beautiful landscape in the South Downs National Park.  The collection tells the stories of the people who lived and worked in rural South East England for over 1,000 years.  Depart 4.30pm.

1B £34pp
Saturday 27th

A Day at The Races, Ascot, featuring the King George Stakes

Fancy a flutter at one of the most iconic racecourses in the world?  Then don your hats and join us for an action packed day at the famous Ascot racecourse, with the feature race of the day, The King George, the most important race of the year outside of the Royal meeting.  Ladies are encouraged to wear hats and gentlemen to dress smartly at this relaxed but prestigious race day.

3B £45pp
Saturday 27th

Whitstable Oyster Festival

The oyster festival is a vibrant celebration of Whitstable’s heritage, history, talent and traditions. The majority of the events are free or affordable.  Depart 5pm.

1B £20pp
Sunday 28th

Whitstable Oyster Festival

The oyster festival is a vibrant celebration of Whitstable’s heritage, history, talent and traditions. The majority of the events are free or affordable.  Depart 5pm.

2B £20pp
Sunday 28th

Leeds Castle Carnival of 900 Years of History

Leeds Castle is celebrating 900 years in history in 2019.  The Castle has been lived in throughout nine centuries, owned by six medieval queens, Kind Henry VIII and latterly in 1926 by Olive, Lady Baillie who organised splendid weekend parties for stars of the silver screen, top politicians and royalty of the day.  Today’s 900 year celebration carnival will be a dazzling riot of colour, music, dance and giant costumes will travel through nine centuries of the Castle’s history.  Depart 5pm.

1B

Ad £37

Ch £22

Monday 29th

Kent Tour & Lunch at The Dog & Duck

A scenic drive through the wonderful Kent countryside before arriving at the ever popular riverside pub, The Dog & Duck, for a hearty 3 course meal.

3B £37pp
Tuesday 30th

Windsor, River Cruise & Bekonscot Model Village + Cream Tea

Windsor is our first visit where we take a brief trip on the River Thames.  Later we reach Beaconsfield and Bekonscot Model Village, which is the oldest model village in the UK.  A huge model railway, beautiful gardens and is set in the 1930’s.  An afternoon cream tea is included.  Depart 5pm.

1B £44pp