Date Destination Time/Route Price
 Wednesday 1st

Eastbourne

The most popular 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 2nd

Bluebell Special

We traverse country lanes to arrive in East Grinstead for a refreshment break before driving through the scenic Ashdown Forest to the Bluebell Railway at Sheffield Park.  Enjoy a leisurely return steam pulled train ride along the famous Bluebell route.  Our journey home will take in more of the wonderful scenery.  Due to forces of nature, we cannot guarantee the bluebells to be in bloom. 

3B £39pp
Friday 3rd

Afternoon at Polhill Garden Centre

An afternoon at this acclaimed garden centre, with an array of different goods and plants.  Depart 4pm.

2C £10pp
Saturday 4th

Rochester Sweeps Festival

Starting at 10am Saturday, the Rochester Sweeps Festival is a celebration of the coming of spring, and as May Day was also the traditional holiday for chimney sweeps or Climbing Boys as they were officially known, the two aspects have combined to produce a unique event.  Depart 5pm.

1B £15pp
Sunday 5th

Hastings Jack In The Green Festival

The Jack in the Green Festival is an annual event that takes place all over the seaside resort of Hastings.  This is a true British May Day celebration not to be missed, which is described as the celebration of Morris dancing and traditional merriment, with lots of live street music and traditional street entertainers.  Depart 5pm.

3B £20pp
Monday 6th

RHS Wisley Spring Crafts Fair

This event is one of the largest to be held at Wisley.  Stalls and displays are mainly in floored marquees within the beauty of the surrounding spring gardens.  Contemporary craft and art, huge plant collections, food village and live music.  Depart 4.30pm.

2B £32pp
Tuesday 7th

Secret Gardens of Sandwich & Cream Tea at The Walpole

Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1912, the Secret Gardens of Sandwich are a plant lover’s paradise.  Within the gardens sits the Salutation Hotel, a |Grade 1 listed building.  After our morning in Sandwich we depart for Cliftonville and the Walpole Bay Hotel built is 1914, a talk on the history of the hotel and a chance to view the museum as well as a delicious cream tea is included.

1B £34pp
Wednesday 8th

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 £20pp
Thursday 9th

Arundel Castle & Museum

Arundel Castle, perched high above the town, is one of the most imposing castles in the UK.  The castle is steeped in history and is set in beautiful grounds.  Admission to the museum is also included.  During the day you can stroll in the quaint town which has an abundance of art galleries, individual shops, cafes and restaurants.  Depart 5pm.

3B £39pp
Saturday 11th

RHS Malvern Spring Festival

From RHS Gold Medal winning show gardens to top quality specialist plant and floral exhibitors in the beautiful floral marquee, there is no better place for gardeners of all abilities to discover summer inspiration and enjoy a great day of riotous colour.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.  Depart 4.30pm.

EX3A £45pp
Sunday 12th

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.

1A £25pp
Monday 13th

Guildford & The Horse Drawn Barge IONA with Cream Tea

Through the lovely Surrey Countryside we arrive at Guildford for some free time and the chance to grab some lunch, not too much though as in the afternoon we travel down to Godalming and take a horse drawn barge along the banks of the River Wey with a tasty cream tea to enjoy whilst indulging the tranquillity of the cruise.

2B £37pp
Tuesday 14th

Faversham on Market Day & Whitstable

Located in the heart of Faversham’s historic centre you will find Kent’s oldest market, selling a large range of goods of all types.  After lunch (not included) we head to Whitstable for an afternoon at the seaside.  Depart 5pm.

1B £20pp
Wednesday 15th

Canterbury & Herne Bay

A city and coast delight today as we first visit the Cathedral City of Canterbury, with today being market day before heading off to the coast and the afternoon at the lovely resort of Herne Bay.  Depart 5pm.

3B £20pp
Friday 17th

Waddesdon Manor

One of the National Trust’s most visited properties, located in the Aylesbury Vale, this Grade I listed house was built in the style of a French Chateau between 1874 and 1889 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, as a weekend residence for grand entertaining and as a setting for his collection.  The house and its contents were bequeathed to the National Trust in 1957.  Admission to house and stunning gardens included.  Depart 4.30pm.

2B £38pp
Saturday 18th

Bressingham Steam & Gardens

World renowned gardener, Alan Bloom, created a 20 acre horticultural garden of excellence that he combined with his love of steam in mind.  There are four narrow gauge railways with several types of steam engines that traverse the wonderful gardens.  With many other attractions such as the steam museum, the gallopers and the recreation of the famous Dad’s Army town, Walmington-on-Sea, a great day out is assured.  Depart 5pm.

EX1B £35pp
Sunday 19th

Alexandra Palace Antiques & Collectors Fair

With well over 300 quality antique dealers from around the UK, the beautiful, historic setting of Alexandra Palace, this fair is a perfect hunting ground for beautiful collectors’ pieces, ceramics, artwork, jewellery and much, much more.  Depart 4pm.

3B £39pp
Monday 20th

2 Stunning Gardens – Leonardslee & Borde Hill

Today we visit two glorious gardens, firstly Leonardslee Gardens, described as the finest woodland gardens in England, a 240 acre, Grade I listed garden of real beauty.  Then we take the short journey in the afternoon to another stunningly beautiful garden, Borde Hill, set within a 200 acre parkland, with amazing views across the Sussex High Weald.  Depart 5pm.

1B £39pp
Tuesday 21st

Cotswolds on Market Day

We make our way to the beautiful area of The Cotswolds, viewing some of the prettiest villages and scenery in the UK.  Our first destination is Moreton-in-Marsh, with its small high street market dating back over a 1000 years.  After time spent here we then travel the short distance to another beautiful Cotswold town, Stow-on-the-Wold, with many sandstone buildings of yesteryear.  Depart 4.30pm.

2A £25pp
Wednesday 22nd

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 22nd

Worthing

A visit to the seaside today at Worthing, with its lovely wide promenade, famous pier, many cafes and bars.  Depart 5pm.

3B £20pp
Thursday 23rd

Rye & Hastings

Rye is a medieval gem and today is market day.  What first? Exploring or bargain hunting?  After time here we then move on to the coastal resort of Hastings.  Depart Hastings at 5pm.

2B £20pp
Friday 24th

Exbury Gardens & The New Forest

The gardens are a spectacular 200 acre site, world famous fir the Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, rare trees and shrubs, a riot of colour at this time of year.  Capture Exbury’s hidden beauty on a 20 minute trip aboard the 12 quarter inch gauge steam railway (included).  After time here, we take a drive through the New Forest with a visit to Lyndhurst, the main town of the forest.  Depart 4.30pm.

1A £39pp
Saturday 25th

Norwich

The Cathedral City of Norwich has plenty to offer all visitors with acclaimed shopping, riverside walks or cruises, museums and many historic buildings.  Depart 4.30pm

2A £27pp
Saturday 25th

Southend

A trip to this very popular Essex seaside resort.  Depart 5pm.

3B £16pp
Sunday 26th

Blenheim Palace Food Festival

Fantastic British Food Festivals host the sixth annual Blenheim Palace Food Festival and this year’s festival will feature more demonstrations, more local producers and more tastings than ever before, with a fantastic range of food, drink, and activities for the whole family to enjoy.  Admission to the house and gardens is also included.  Depart 5pm.

2B £39pp
Sunday 26th

University City of Cambridge

Cambridge is particularly noted for its historic universities, dazzling architecture and wealth of fine bars, cafes and boutique shopping.  Venture down to the River Cam and take a relaxing punt or stroll along the backs, the beautiful gardens of the universities.  Whatever your fancy, Cambridge is the location for a great day out.  Depart 5pm,

1B £23pp
Monday 27th

Windsor & Luxury Afternoon Tea Cruise

In the royal town of Windsor we have time to explore and sightsee, before boarding our boat which departs at 2pm for a two hour cruise along the majestic River Thames to Old Windsor Weir and back.  A luxury afternoon tea is served in a traditional manner aboard our river cruiser.  Depart 4.30pm.

2B £45pp
Tuesday 28th

Kent & East Sussex Railway with Ploughman’s Lunch

The kENT & East Sussex Railway is a preserved steam railway from Tenterden to Bodiam and today we take you direct to Tenterden for some free time before joining the train at 1.15pm for a ride through the Kent countryside in a period carriage whilst enjoying an inclusive ploughman’s lunch with tea and coffee.  On our return we board the coach and have a scenic drive towards home.

3B £46pp
Wednesday 29th

Chichester & Bognor Regis

A day spent at the wonderful Cathedral City of Chichester followed by the afternoon in the traditional seaside resort of Bognor Regis.

1B £23pp
Thursday 30th

Brighton

Brighton is another firm favourite with our customers, with the Royal Pavilion, pier, elegant architecture and sine shopping, it’s easy why!  Depart 5pm.

2B £37pp
Friday 31st

Druisilla’s Zoo Park

Drusilla’s Zoo is a brilliant experience for children and adults alike.  There is a good range of animals and excellent hands on experiences.  Depart 5pm.

2B £37pp