Date Destination Time/Route Price
Saturday 2nd

 Southend Fireworks

A firm favourite now with our clientele, we arrive in the afternoon with time to enjoy the many amusements on offer before watching the superb firework display.  Depart 30 minutes after the fireworks have ended.

2C  £15pp
Saturday 2nd

Norwich Christmas Shopper (with courier service)

An ever popular trip to the lovely Cathedral City of Norwich.  Whether it be for some serious Christmas shopping amongst the many high street stores, famous market or exclusive boutique shops, or just simply sightseeing in this bustling city.  Depart 4.30pm.

EX1A £27pp
Sunday 3rd

Autumnal Cotswolds Villages (with courier service)

A wonderfully scenic excursion touring the beautiful Cotswold’s countryside and traditional honeycomb coloured villages.  At this time of year, the colourful trees enhance an already amazing scenery.  Depart 4pm.

EX2A £28pp
Tuesday 5th

Autumn Tints Tour 

Not quite a mystery tour, we explore some of the peaceful byways of Surrey stopping in East Grinstead before heading towards the Sussex Coast by way of the Ashdown Forest and Beachy Head to Eastbourne for a couple of hours.  Depart 4pm.

1B £22pp
Wednesday 6th

Kent & Sussex Drive with lunch at The Moorings 

A leisurely, scenic drive through the Kent and Sussex countryside with a stop en-route, takes us to the acclaimed ‘Moorings’, the restaurant of the beach of Pevensey Bay.  The Moorings has long been a favourite of our customers, serving lovely home made dishes.  Depart 4pm.

3B £32pp
Thursday 7th

Hertford & Autumnal River Cruise with Fish & Chips

This summer was our first venture cruising on the River Lea, which was a huge hit with our customers.  The excursion firstly takes us to the quaint county town of Hertford before boarding the boat for a 3 hour cruise on the River Lea, where during our trip, traditional fish & chips are delivered to the boat from one of the best chippies in the area.  Depart after boat docks.

2B £52pp
Saturday 9th

Bicester Designer Outlet Village (with courier service)

This trip has now become an annual event as many customers love Christmas shopping at this fine Outlet Village, with many top class names selling top quality products at discount prices.  A must for those shopaholics! Depart 5pm.

EX1B £25pp
Saturday 9th

Knebworth Christmas Fair

The Knebworth Christmas Fair takes place within the Lytton, Cobbold, Manor and Lodge Barns and Marquees which are all heated, lit and floored throughout and there are also outside trade stands for you to browse, sample and buy from.  Meet the makers and designers and find that unique gift for family, friends or treat yourself to something extra special.  Depart 4pm.

2B £27pp
Sunday 10th

Knebworth Christmas Fair

The Knebworth Christmas Fair takes place within the Lytton, Cobbold, Manor and Lodge Barns and Marquees which are all heated, lit and floored throughout and there are also outside trade stands for you to browse, sample and buy from.  Meet the makers and designers and find that unique gift for family, friends or treat yourself to something extra special.  Depart 4pm.

3B  £27pp
Monday 11th

Poppy Factory Tour & Lunch

Firstly we spend time in Richmond on the banks of the River Thames before our visit to The Royal British Legion Poppy Factory for lunch (included).  A guided tour follows where you will be given an informative presentation, using original footage and films to tell the story of the origins of the Poppy as a symbol of remembrance, the heritage of The Poppy Factory since its foundation in 1922 and how they remain true to their original charitable purpose today.  Depart when visit ends.

1B £35pp
 Wednesday 13th

Thursford Christmas Spectacular & Lunch

Thursford Christmas Spectacular is the largest Christmas Show in the Country.  Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, with a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians – many of whom are West End performers.  This three hour performance delivers an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety.  A two course Christmas Lunch at the superb Pensthorpe Wildlife Centre is included in the price!

EX2A £95
Saturday 16th

Living Crafts for Christmas at Blenheim Palace

The perfect place to do your Christmas shopping and enjoy choosing those special presents for all the family.  Around 160 designer-makers bring you the very best of contemporary British craft, from special gifts for a loved one to unusual stocking fillers and the show is brimming with exquisite ideas not found on the High Street.  Packed with seasonal charm, entertainment, street theatre and twinkling Christmas trees, Living Crafts for Christmas is an inspiring day out guaranteed to give you a festive spirit!  Entry to the Palace also included.  Depart 4.30pm.

 EX1B £39pp
Saturday 16th

Portsmouth & Gunwharf Quays

Great shopping and dining facilities at Gunwharf Quays which is situated at the water’s edge, close to the Historic Naval Dockyard, the Historic Old Town and the Spinnaker Tower. Plenty to see and do.  Depart 4pm.

2B £24pp
Tuesday 19th

Polhill Garden Centre

Polhill is a lovely garden centre with a huge variety of shopping and an excellent restaurant.  Depart 4.30pm.

 2C  £10pp
Wednesday 20th

Monthly Lunch Club

Another mystery lunch venue, a very popular day out so be sure to book early.  We stop off for a morning refreshment break before scuttling along in the most devious of ways to our secret lunch time rendezvous where a delicious lunch is served, and a few alcoholic beverages no doubt.  Then its times to snooze or relax and enjoy the autumn scenery as we meander home.  Depart 4pm.

MLC £39pp
Thursday 21st

Dobbies Garden Centre & Ashford Outlet Village

A visit to one of the UK’s largest garden centres followed by time at the designer shopping outlet.  Depart 4.30pm.

1B £15pp
Friday 22nd

Cambridge & Huntingdon Christmas Market

Firstly we visit the famous university town of Cambridge, full of exquisite architecture and rich in history.  Later we make the short journey to the Christmas Market at Huntingdon, where at 6.30pm the Christmas lights are officially switched on.  The market will feature festive food and drink including mulled wine and spiced cider, live music as well as children’s entertainment and a variety of stalls selling seasonal crafts, gifts and produce.  Depart 7pm.

EX1D £25pp
Saturday 23rd

Bury St Edmunds Christmas Market

Firmly placed on the must do Christmas Market list, this one does from strength to strength every year.  Over 300 stalls selling a variety of gifts, crafts, food and seasonal produce.  Depart 4.30pm.

2B £24pp
Sunday 24th

Bury St Edmunds Christmas Market

Firmly placed on the must do Christmas Market list, this one does from strength to strength every year.  Over 300 stalls selling a variety of gifts, crafts, food and seasonal produce.  Depart 4.30pm.

1B £24pp
Monday 25th

Cockney Matinee & Christmas Lunch

On board the permanently moored Tereza Joanne in the Royal Docks we have fun fun fun at a right old proper Cockney knees up with Gordon Bennett, a one man Cockney entertainer after a two course Christmas lunch.  Join in and sing along during this wonderful 3 hours of grub, laughter and song.  Depart 3.30pm.

EX1C £55pp
Wednesday 27th

London Christmas Lights with Fish & Chips

This evening tour has become an annual pilgrimage for some and demand is high so this year we are offering four chances to see the glittering lights of London at Christmas time.  We will stop at Masters Fish Restaurant in Waterloo for a fish & chip supper (included).  The tour will take in Oxford Street, Regent Street, Piccadilly, Notting Hill and of course Harrods as well as other illuminating sites.  Back hones approx 10.30pm.

2TBA £37pp
 Thursday 28th

Thursford Christmas Spectacular & Lunch

Thursford Christmas Spectacular is the largest Christmas Show in the Country.  Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, with a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians – many of whom are West End performers.  This three hour performance delivers an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety.  A two course Christmas Lunch at the superb Pensthorpe Wildlife Centre is included in the price!

EX2A £95
Friday 29th

Winchester Christmas Market (with courier service)

Winchester Cathedral’s Christmas Market is recognised as one of the best Christmas Markets in Europe because of its unique location, high quality exhibitors and bustling atmosphere.  Wonderful Christmas gifts, decorations and festive good can be found in abundance, with a delightful food court, British craft village, and over 100 chalets to explore.  Depart 4pm.

3B £26pp
Saturday 30th

Portsmouth Victorian Festival of Christmas

Set inside the Historic Dockyard is the largest ever Victorian Christmas Market.  Fagin’s Real Ale Tavern, Dickensian style snow covered streets, a traditional Father Christmas (dressed in green) and a wonderland of Victorian characters and entertainment.  All attractions at the Historic Dockyard including the Mary Rose are included in this price.  Depart 4pm.

 1B  £37pp
Saturday 30th

Bath Christmas Market (with courier service)

The annual event in Bath that sees people travelling from far and wide to wander around the chalets, pick up a Christmas gift and sample some of the local produce the market has to offer.  Over 200 wooden chalets selling an assortment of gifts and produce in Bath’s city centre.  As well as the goodies on offer, there will be choirs, carol singers and musicians.  Depart 4.30pm.

EX3A £35pp