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Day Trips

Otley & Skipton Wednesday 28 February 2018

Two lovely Yorkshire market towns both with something different to offer. Each will have shops selling local Yorkshire produce, fashion and plenty of cafes for that time when you need to take a rest before a little more retail therapy.

All one price £14.00

Mothers Day Bakewell & Peak Shopping Village Sunday 11 March 2018

Bakewell for Mothers Day. No need to think of any cooking today, as the restaurants and cafes in Bakewell will have plenty of choice for a lovely Sunday Lunch. After lunch we take a drive through Chatsworth Park to the Peak Shopping Village to round off the afternoon.

All one price £13.00

Sewing for Pleasure NEC Sunday 18 March 2018

A great exhibition for anyone interested in any form of needlecraft. Many vendors will be there with the latest gadgets, threads, ideas and products.

All one price £19.00 admission extra pay direct

Classic Car & Restoration Show NEC Sunday 25 March 2018

With Jaguar E-Types, Morris Minors, Austin Metros and everything in between preparing to head into storage for winter, it’s never too early to start planning ahead for 2018’s classic motoring season. The Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery, will be kick-starting the season with the likes of the Carole Nash Barn Find display, Practical Classics Live Stage, The Workshop, sponsored by Skill Shack, Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership competition and even introducing new and exciting features to the show’s all-star line-up.

All one price: £19.00 Tickets extra pay direct

Chester Shopping or Zoo Good Friday 30 March 2018

Chester is a great Tudor town with the most wonderful buildings and a river running through. Plenty of high street shops and small individual shops selling local crafts and fashions. The Zoo is one of the best in the country with plenty of animals to amuse any age.

All one price £17.50 Child under 16 £16.00
Admission to the Zoo extra pay direct at the Zoo

Skegness or Ingoldmells Easter Sunday 1 April 2018

Our first visit of the season to the seaside and where better than a bracing day at Skegness. Everything will be fresh and exciting after the winter close down, plenty of spring fashions in the shops and of course the most wonderful fish and chips. Or spend the day enjoying all the fun of the fair at Ingoldmells.

All one price £13.50 Child under 16 £12.00

Bridlington or Scarborough Easter Monday 2 April 2018

Another chance to visit the Yorkshire coast this Easter. Bridlington could be your destination today where you will be able to enjoy all that this wonderful seaside resort has to offer or you could choose Scarborough. Both of these resorts hold their own joys from the harbour full of local fishing boats to a promenade full of the arcades. Or the town centre with the latest in spring fashions to tempt you.
Whichever you choose it will be the ideal way to enjoy Easter Monday.

All one price £16.00 Child under 16 £12.00

Downtown Shopping Wednesday 4 April 2018

All one price £9

York Shopping or Sightseeing Tuesday 10 April 2018

All one price £13.50

Whitby Thursday 12 April 2018

All one price £17.50

National Trust Rufford Old Hall Wednesday 18 April 2018

Join us for our first National Trust for the year and be wowed by the Tudor Great Hall with its fantastic furniture, arms, armour, tapestries and the carved oak screen, a rare survivor from the 1500s. History springs to life in the Hesketh’s dining room, its food-laden table, lit candles and ‘fire in the hearth’ waiting to welcome the family’s dinner guests. And did Shakespeare spend a short time here in his youth? There’s reasonable evidence to suggest that he could once have known Rufford’s Great Hall for a few months whilst still in his teens. Then relax as you stroll through Rufford’s Victorian and Edwardian gardens – and remember you’re only a few feet (or metres) above sea level – making Rufford one of the lowest lying National Trust gardens in England.

All one price £18.50 National Trust Members
All one price £26.00 Non National Trust Members

Harrogate Spring Flower Show Sunday 29 April 2018

The best exciting flower show of the spring. The ideal time to plan your garden for the summer. Numerous exhibitors with a wide variety of stalls from seeds to plants, flowers, shrubs and trees.
Also many stalls with garden furniture, ornaments and gift ideas. There will be a band playing throughout the day, and there will also be stalls selling food.

All one price £32.00 including admission

Skegness Bank Holiday Monday 7 May

All one price £13.50

Saltaire World Heritage Village Thursday 17 May 2018

This Mill is named after Sir Titus Salt who built a textile mill, known as Salts Mills and this village on the River Aire. Designed by architects Lockwood and Mowson, Salt Mills was opened on Sir Titus’s 50th birthday in September 1853. This was originally the biggest mill in the world, where Sir Titus could spin his special Alpaca wool. It is now a world heritage site. Now inside the Mill is a large shopping complex selling many different wares. Also a restaurant and a café. It is also an art studio displaying many of David Hockney’s paintings. A great day out.

<strong>All one price £15.00

Otley & Skipton Wednesday 23 May 2018

All one price £14

Tall Ships – Liverpool Sunday 27 May 2018

The tall ships are coming! Over the May 2018 Bank Holiday weekend an international fleet of tall ships take over the city of Liverpool for the start of the Three Festivals Tall Ship Regatta. The ships are a stunning spectacle and there is the fantastic opportunity for visitors to step aboard many beautiful tall ships from across the world. 2018 also marks the 10th anniversary of Liverpool’s Capital of Culture and the subsequent celebrations mean there is even more to see and do.

All one price £17.50

Bridlington or Scarborough Bank Holiday Monday 28 May

All one price £16

National Trust Wentworth Woodhouse Wednesday 30 May 2018

Wentworth Woodhouse, one of the largest houses in Europe and two houses of totally different architectural styles built by The First Marquess of Rockingham between 1725 & 1750, the west front of the house in the baroque style & the east front in the later palladian style. The house was sold at the end of March 2017 for £7m following a 5 year campaign by SAVE and the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust. The Preservation Trust will now embark on a major project to restore the house and open it to the public. In 2013 the total costs of repairs to Wentworth Woodhouse was estimated at £42m. We have a private tour planned for today taking in the house and gardens. There is a small coffee shop on site serving drinks and cake. For anyone wanting something more substantial there are a couple of pubs and the garden centre all within walking distance.

All one price £21 National Trust Members
All one price £30 Non National Trust Members

Cleethorpes Thursday 31 May 2018

All one price £12.50

Harry Potter Studio Tour Wednesday 6 June 2018

This is just the chance to take a behind the scenes look at all that goes into the making the great Harry Potter films. See in full detail all the special effects how they came about and be amazed at all that goes into these films. People the world over have been enchanted by the Harry Potter films for over a decade. The wonderful special effects and amazing creatures here made this iconic series beloved by young and old.

All one price £60.00 Child £52.00 Children aged 5-15 INCLUDES ADMISSION

RHS Chatsoworth Flower Show Thursday 7 June 2018

This wonderful venue makes for a fantastic back drop to what will be a wonderful Summer Flower Show at Chatsworth House. RHS always has the perfect setting to show off summer flowers to perfection. Chatsworth will be alive with many famous guests speakers willing to give advice. Many stalls bursting with all the latest in gardening equipment, furniture and ornaments. The displays of flowers and shrubs will be a delight to the eye. Book early to avoid disappointment.

All one price including admission £45.00

China’s First Emperor & the Terracotta Warriors – Liverpool Sunday 10 June 2018

For over 2,000 years, an underground army of life-sized terracotta warriors secretly guarded the tomb of China’s First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, until a chance discovery in 1974 unlocked the mysteries of a vanished empire. Showcasing objects from one of the world’s greatest archaeological discoveries, this unmissable exhibition spans almost 1,000 years of Chinese history; from the conflicts and chaos of the Warring States period, to the achievements and legacy of the Qin and Han dynasties.

All one price £31.00 Price includes admission

Whitby Fathers Day Sunday 17 June 2018

All one price £17.50

Miss Saigon – Bradford Alhambra Theatre Saturday 22 September 2018

She’s back and She’s fabulous. This amazing show produced by Cameron Mackintosh comes to Bradford. One of the best block buster musicals ever. : It is set during the last few days of the Vietnam War. Set in Saigon where a young girl falls in love with an American GI. One musical not to be missed, afternoon performance which commences at 2.30pm. Time for shopping and lunch before being thrilled with this magnificent production of Miss Saigon.

ALL ONE PRICE £73.00 Price includes best stall seats and coach fare

Creative Craft Show/Simply Christmas/Arts Materials/Cake International Sunday 4 November 2018

NEC Birmingham is the destination for four exhibitions all relating to Christmas. Visit the Creative Craft Show for everything connected with craft work. Then there is the Simply Christmas Exhibition where you will be able to find lots of new ideas for Christmas. The Arts Show has all the latest paints, brushes, pencils, paper and what is trending today. Then the Cake International will be where you can update your baking equipment, meet the bakers who will be happy to share their ideas with you, make the perfect Christmas Cake.

All one price £19 Admission extra pay direct

Thursford Christmas Spectacular Sunday 11 November 2018

If you only see one Christmas Show this year then Thursford is a must. It is the most spectacular Christmas Show with everything from dancing, singing, the most fabulous costumes, mulled wine, mince pies just to whet your appetite. There is a Christmas shop, a café, sweet shop and gift shop too. An afternoon performance commencing at 2p.m. Perfect way to get everyone into the Christmas spirit.

All one price £65.00 Price includes theatre seats and coach fare.

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