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Crafts for Christmas/Stitching/Sewing/Hobbycraft NEC Sunday 5 November 2017

Such a varied exhibition that there will hardly be enough time to see everything that is on show. Perfect for anyone who has any interest in crafts. There will be all the latest ideas for Christmas and plenty of experts to give advice, ideas and help.
Adults £19.00 SC £18.50 admission extra pay direct

Liverpool Christmas Shopping or Sightseeing Tuesday 14 November 2017

Great chance to get ahead with all the shopping for Christmas from presents to Christmas dresses.
Liverpool will be bursting with all that is new. Or you could spend the afternoon in the Cavern see where the Beatles first performed. Have a trip on the Mersey, lunch in one of the many cafes or restaurants.

Adults £17.50 SC £17.00

Harrogate Christmas Market Thursday 16 November 2017

The Christmas Market is held on The Stray in the historic Montpellier Quarter of Harrogate town centre. This four day festive Market will be filled with high quality Yorkshire and Harrogate products.
There will be nearly 200 stalls selling everything from Yorkshire cheese to hand made gifts and Christmas decorations. There will be musical entertainment and funfair rides alongside Santa’s Grotto. The town itself will be all decked out with Christmas lights and decorations. A perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit.

Adults £15.00 SC £14.50

Harrogate Christmas Market Sunday 19 November 2017

The last opportunity to visit Harrogate for this wonderful four day Christmas Market and Festival. The town will be bursting at the seams with everything for Christmas. Over 200 stalls selling products produced in Harrogate and from all over the Yorkshire area. Perfect for unusual Christmas presents.

Disney on Ice Sheffield Arena Sunday 19 November 2017

Join Mickey & Minnie Mouse as they take audiences on a fun-filled tour of the imagination in Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure. Journey to the most memorable Disney destinations with all of your favourite characters and get swept away by classic tales that have captivated the world. The very best of Disney on Ice at the Sheffield Arena. Always a very popular show for all ages. See all the Disney characters come to life on ice. Matinee performance at 2.30pm

Adults £41.50 SC £41.00 Child £40.00

York St Nicholas Fayre Thursday 23 November 2017

One of the best Christmas Fayres of the season. York will be alive with all that is traditional from Christmas decorations to shops full of Christmas treats. Many of the stall holders will be dressed for the Christmas occasion trading their very individual wares in the Market Square. Visit the Cathedral and get into the spirit of Christmas or stroll the streets tasting all that is on offer.

Adults £15.00 SC £14.50

Knitting & Stitching or Harrogate Shopping Saturday 25 November 2017

The Knitting and Stitching Show in Harrogate is a great place to pick up on the latest designs, fabrics, ideas and gadgets. Plenty of experts on hand to give help, find that little extra that will make your Christmas interesting and unusual. Or just enjoy Harrogate at its Christmas best, shops full and decorated tempting you to buy those much needed Christmas presents.

Adults £14.50 SC £14.00

Downtown Shopping Wednesday 29 November 2017

Still looking for Christmas present, looking for a bargain? Then Downtown will have all the answers. Here you will find all the latest fashions at low prices, anything you may need for the house from candles for Christmas to that much needed new fridge. There is a small café where you could also have a light lunch.

Adults £9.00 SC £8.50

Leeds Christmas Shopping Thursday 7 December 2017

This could be the last opportunity to finish of all your Christmas shopping or your chance to buy that special outfit you have been looking for. Leeds will be decorated in the spirit of Christmas with lights baubles and Christmas trees every where. Spoil yourself and have lunch in one of the many restaurants including Harvey Nichols. Leeds market is one of the northern famous markets well worth a stroll around, many bargains to be had there.

Adults £14.00 SC £13.50

Shrek The Musical – leeds Grand Theatre Saturday 29 December 2018

Following a record-breaking UK and Ireland Tour, the smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life! Based on the story and characters from the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy. Join Shrek, our unlikely hero, and his loyal steed Donkey as they set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful (if slightly temperamental) Princess Fiona from her tower, guarded by a fire breathing love-sick dragon. Add the vertically challenged Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits, and a biscuit with attitude, and you’ve got an irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance, guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages! Time for lunch in leeds before the matinee performance at 14.30.

All One Price £61 Includes coach and best stall seats

Llandudno Holly & Mistletoe 5 Days 20 – 24 October 2017

llandudno-nightLinked by a long crescent shaped sandy bay nestling between dramatic limestone headlands, Llandudno has been a magnet in North Wales to generations of visitors who have revelled in its wealth of traditional attractions. Sightseeing, shopping, walking, eating or just resting.

YOUR HOTEL  Family run Tynedale Hotel situated on the sea front, having used this hotel for many years it has become a firm favourite.  The food is excellent in both choice and presentation.  This hotel is very well recommended with excellent facilities including all bedrooms en-suite with hairdryer, trouser press, remote control colour television, many rooms with ironing facilities, direct dial telephone, hospitality trays in all rooms.  Lift to all floors, some rooms have steps to them, level access to hotel, some ground floor rooms available.  Air-conditioned restaurant and cabaret lounge, top class entertainment every night, happy hour at the bar each evening.

FRIDAY  Depart local pick up area or Kettlewell’s Yard and travel across the scenic Woodhead pass in Derbyshire and into Cheshire, stopping at Chester services for lunch on route.  We arrive in Llandudno in good time to relax.  Time for a stroll around make the most of happy hour in the bar before an excellent dinner.

SATURDAY TO MONDAY  There will be free excursions and entertainment and lots of fun to be had.

This hotel has to be one of the all time greats in themed-break holidays. Mock Christmas revellers will love the glam and the glitz of the Festive Celebrations – decorations, present from Santa for everyone, Christmas carols, sherry receptions, afternoon teas and live entertainment every night.  Six course Christmas Dinner, late night buffets, Fancy Dress Parade, New Year Party.  This is not the cheapest mock Christmas that you will see but with nothing but the best, surely excellent value.


TUESDAY After a leisurely breakfast we depart Llandudno mid morning, calling for lunch before continuing our scenic drive home.

PRICE PER PERSON                                    £330

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT                                 NONE  LIMITED NUMBER

PRICE INCLUDES:- Pick up from local area or car parking on our premises (please state when booking as this is less time on the coach). Executive air-conditioned coach travel with toilet & drinks facilities.  Half board accommodation.  All excursions.  All coach seats non-smoking.

Bournemouth – Early Christmas Break 5 Days 6 – 10 November 2017

afternoon-teaOne of the largest resorts on the south coast. It is a town devoted to the holiday maker with seven miles of golden beaches and every type of entertainment to make a holiday complete.  Parks and gardens cover over two thousand acres.  There are two piers and three lifts from street level to the beaches.  The one hundred foot cliffs, which circle the bay adds to its charm and shelter the promenades and garden walks below them.

YOUR HOTEL The 3* Durley Dean Hotel stands on Bournemouth’s West Cliff just a short walk from the cliff top and town centre.  Hotel facilities include Leisure Club with indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym.  All bedrooms are en suite and have television, telephone, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities.  The hotel has a lift.

MONDAY Depart from your home area in the morning travelling to Bournemouth and the Durley Dean Hotel.durley-dean-spa During your stay entertainment is provided on two evenings.


  • Afternoon Tea & Biscuits on Arrival
  • 3 Course Carvery Menu
  • Christmas Bingo, hot chocolate & roasted chestnuts
  • Live Musical Entertainment on 2 evenings
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Christmas Cake and Afternoon tea on one day
  • Dorset Cream Tea on one day
  • Quiz nights
  • Christmas Themed Film

FRIDAY After breakfast we leave and begin our journey home.

PRICE PER PERSON                                           £256

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT                                         NONE FOR FIRST 6 THEREAFTER £72

PRICE INCLUDES: Pick up from local area or car parking our premises (please state when booking as this is less time on the coach).  Executive air-conditioned coach travel with toilet and drinks facilities.  All coach seats non-smoking.

New Year Break – Cambridge 4 Days 30 December 2017 – 2 January 2018


Jnew-yearoin us on this new tour to Cambridge to welcome in 2018. Based near the University City and featuring entertainment each evening as well as two sightseeing excursions, we feel this will be a delightful way to see in the New Year.

YOUR HOTEL The impressive AA 4*Hallmark Cambridge Hotel & Golf Club stands in 200 acres of grounds just a short drive from the University City. Considered to be one of the region’s finest hotels, with contemporary décor and spacious public areas, hotel facilities include Waves Health and Leisure Club, with heated pool, sauna & steam room, not forgetting the superb 18 hole championship golf course.  All the beautifully appointed bedrooms are en suite and have all the facilities you would expect from a hotel of this standard, including television, telephone & tea and coffee making facilities.  The hotel has a lift.

SATURDAY We depart in the morning travelling to Cambridge, arriving late afternoon at Hallmark Hotel.ely-cathedral Tea/Coffee & Shortbreads served on arrival. Hotel entertainment is provided each evening during your stay.  Tonight we have a relaxing evening listening to the keyboard player.

SUNDAY        New Year’s Eve

Leaving the hotel we drive to Cambridge and on arrival we meet our guide for a tour of the magnificent University City. Enjoy an overview of Cambridge’s attractions including the magnificent college buildings and afterwards the remainder of the day is free for you to explore in more detail.  Lunch today is not included there are lots of pubs, cafes and tea rooms.  We return to the hotel in time for Afternoon Tea. Relax and get ready for tonight’s Gala Dinner and musical live entertainment to see in the New Year.

cambridgeMONDAY      New Year’s Day

Happy New Year to all! After a leisurely breakfast we have a short drive to the historic City of Ely. Ely is an ideal destination for all interests and tastes, with a splendid array of medieval buildings and narrow streets.  Ely’s main attraction is the magnificent Cathedral, known as ‘The Ship of the Fens’.  Marvel at this amazing 12th century building, maybe enjoy a stroll by the river.  We return to the hotel for lunch and then enjoy a relaxing afternoon in and around the hotel, maybe take a swim. Tonight we have a House Party with Bingo and Quiz to round off the day.

TUESDAY       After breakfast we leave and begin our journey home.

PRICE PER PERSON                                                £399

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT                                            NONE FOR FIRST 5 THEREAFTER £90

PRICE INCLUDES: Pick up from local area or car parking our premises (please state when booking as this is less time on the coach). Executive air-conditioned coach travel with toilet.  Half board accommodation.  Tea/Coffee on arrival, lunch on New Years Day, three nights entertainment & Cambridge guided coach tour.

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