Date Destination Time/Route Price
Saturday 1st

Rochester Dickens Festival

The annual Dickens Festival and parade in Rochester is always a great spectacle and well attended.  Depart at 6pm.

EX1D £14pp
Tuesday 4th

Broadstairs

Relaxed and unspoiled, full of nostalgic old world seaside charm, Broadstairs is a lovely resort to visit.

3B £20pp
Monday 10th

Folkestone

Folkestone has recently undergone regeneration and offers chic shops along with many cafes, bars and restaurants in its Artistic Quarter.  Along the seafront you can indulge in mouth watering local seafood.  Depart 5pm.

 2B £20pp
Monday 10th

Hertford, Lea Valley River Cruise & Cream Tea

Firstly we visit the historical county town of Hertford before driving to Ware to board the boat for a 2 hour round trip of the Lea Valley, where our skipper gives a very informative commentary.  Upon returning to Ware, we disembark at the Waterside Inn where a lovely cream tea is served, right on the banks of the river.

1B £45pp
Tuesday 11th

Inspector Morse TV Tour

We are joined by our first class guide on the way to Oxford, via the village of Nuneham Courtenay to explore the filming locations of the highly acclaimed Inspector Morse.  The tour will also include locations of Lewis and Endeavour.  When in Oxford, our guide will take us off the coach at times for walking tours of some of the locations.  A cream tea at a Morse location is also included.

2B £39pp
Wednesday 12th

Bury St Edmunds on Market Day

Known as the “Jewel in the Crown” of Suffolk, Bury St Edmunds has over 1000 years of history to explore, including the fine Cathedral, Georgian and medieval streets and buildings.  As well as the traditional market, Bury has a wealth of boutique shops and traditional high street stores to explore, along with many award winning restaurants, cafes and bars.  Depart 5pm.

1B £22pp
Wednesday 12th

 Windsor By River Cruise

We drive to Runnymede where we board the boat for a scenic, relaxing cruise along the River Thames to Windsor, where we spend around 3 hours for sightseeing in this famous royal town.  After this we re-board the boat for the river cruise back to Runnymede, arriving between 5 – 5.30pm.

3B £35pp
Thursday 13th

Essex Countryside Tour including Tiptree Jam Museum

A scenic drive through the myriad of charming villages and beautiful scenery of Essex, which includes a stop at Wilkin & Sons Jam museum at Tiptree.

2B £25pp
Friday 14th

Scenic Tour & Three Course Lunch at The Moorings

A scenic drive with a short stop at Tunbridge Wells, then onto Pevensey Bay and The Moorings perfectly located on the beach.  After lunch, we travel onto Hastings for a short stop before heading home.  Depart 5pm.

1B £30pp
Saturday 15th

Stratford Upon Avon

The beautiful Shakespearean town of Stratford, on the banks of the River Avon, never fails to amaze.  Delight in the wonderful architecture and countryside whilst strolling along the banks of this scenic town.  Depart 5pm.

EX1A £29pp
Sunday 16th

Chippenham Park Gardens & Cambridge

Chippenham Park is a private house with extensive, award winning gardens which only open a few days each year to the public.  From here we travel the short distance to the City of Cambridge, famed for its iconic universities and stunning architecture.  Depart 5pm.

3B £27pp
Monday 17th

An Afternoon of Delphiniums at Godinton House

An afternoon celebrating the fabulous Delphinium collection in Godinton’s walled garden, set in 12 acres and surrounded by ancient parkland.  Depart 5pm.

2C £22pp
Tuesday 18th

Sandringham House

The country retreat of Her Majesty the Queen, Sandringham House lies in 24 hectares of beautiful gardens.  The main ground floor rooms of the house, each with knowledgable guides and regularly used by the Royal Family, are open to the public along with the gardens and museum included.  Depart 4.30pm.

EX1B £42pp
Wednesday 19th

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 thos a fine shopping centre and plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants, it’s easy to see why Eastbourne is a firm favourite.  Depart 5pm.

2B £20pp
Saturday 22nd

Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Blenheim Palace is a monumental country house and the principal residence of the Dukes of Marlborough, and the only non-royal country house in England to hold the title of Palace.  One of England’s largest houses built between 1705 and 1722, and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.  The ever-popular Blenheim Palace Flower Show returns for its seventh year, celebrating the very best of gardening, home, and lifestyle.  Explore the show gardens and shopping village, venture into the Floral Art Marquee to find beautiful pieces by renowned local and international artists.  Depart 5pm.

1B £39pp
Saturday 22nd

Longleat Safari Park

Longleat is an English stately home and the seat of the Marquesses of Bath.  It is a leading early example of the Elizabethan prodigy house.  It is noted for its Elizabethan country house, maze, landscaped parkland and safari park.  It was the first stately home to open to the public, and the Longleat estate includes the first safari park outside Africa.  There is much to see and do around the park and a safari drive through is included along with the house and gardens.  Depart at 5pm.

EX3A £47pp
Sunday 23rd

Broadstairs Dickens Festival

The festival transforms Broadstairs back to Victorian days and depicts a typical holiday destination of the age.  Loads of events and lots of fun all day.  Depart 5pm.

2B £20pp
Sunday 23rd

Brighton

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

3B £20pp
Tuesday 25th

Backstage at the Royal Opera House

We drive to the Covent Garden area, where we have a 3 course meal before stepping inside this amazing venue which has been reopened due to popular demand and following a massive £50 million renovation.  The Floral Hall was a glass-and-iron structure intended to serve as a concert hall annex and winter garden.  The theatre became the Royal Opera House in 1892.  Your backstage tour includes an introduction to the colourful history of the theatre, an insight into the 2018 redevelopment of the Royal Opera House and a look at aspects of current productions.  As the Royal Opera House is a fully working theatre, each tour is a unique experience, and may include opportunities to see The Royal Ballet in class, or the magnificent backstage technology in operation.  Time dependent, a little more shopping in the area.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.  Depart 5pm.

TBA £49pp
Wednesday 26th

Monthly Mystery Lunch Club

The monthly crusade to view the countryside and enjoy an inclusive lunch along the way.  Are you sure the driver knows where to go?

MLC £39pp
Thursday 27th

Deal & Walmer Castle

Deal is a former fishing, mining and garrison town.  Deal became a ‘limb port’ of the Cinque Ports in 1278 and grew into the busiest port in England.  Today, it is a pleasant and tranquil seaside resort.  Close to Deal is Walmer, a possible location for Julius Caesar’s first arrival in Britain, both Deal and Walmer castles were contructed around the town by Henry VIII to protect against foreign naval attack.  We include admission to Walmer Castle in the afternoon.  Depart 5pm.

1B £32pp
Thursday 27th

Hastings

A day at the seaside resort of Hastings, with its quaint old town sitting alongside the new town, where there is plenty of great shopping.  Depart 5pm.

2B £20pp
Friday 28th

Bletchley Park National Code Breakers Museum

Bletchley Park is a place of exceptional historical importance.  It remains highly relevant to our lives today and for the future.  It is the home of British code breaking and a birthplace of modern information technology.  It played a major role in World War II, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and profound influence on the outcome of the conflict.  Depart 4pm.

3B £37pp
Friday 28th

Southend

What better way to spend a day than with a visit to Essex’s premier seaside resort.  Depart 5pm.

2B £16pp
Saturday 29th

Burford & Bourton-on-the-Water in the Cotswolds

With a comfort stop en route we arrive in Burford with its famous high street sweeping downhill towards the River Windrush, its three arched medieval bridge and its impressive church, both sides of the street flanked by an unbroken line of ancient houses and shops.  In the afternoon we take the short ride to spend time in one of the prettiest locations in the Cotswolds, Bourton-on-the-Water.  Depart 4.30pm.

1A £25pp
Saturday 29th

Bognor Regis & Worthing

Two seaside resorts in one day, firstly, Bognor Regis, then Worthing in the afternoon.  Depart 5pm.

3B £20pp
Saturday 29th

Broadstairs

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

2B £20pp
Sunday 30th

National Arboretum – Armed Forces Day

The Arboretum is an evolving, maturing woodland landscape featuring 30,000 trees and a collection of over 300 memorials.  The 150 acres site is a living, growing tribute to those who have served and continue to serve our country.  Being Armed Forces weekend, with fun activities, entertainment and the odd military band, this will make for a great day out for the whole family.  Show your support for our country’s Armed Forces at the Arboretum.  Depart 4pm.

EX1A £35pp
Sunday 30th

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.

3B £20pp