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Day Trips

RHS Tatton Park Flower Show Sunday 21 July 2019

RHS Tatton Flower Show is a must for all lovers of everything to do with gardening. From the exhibits of all the growers competing for ‘Best of Show’ to stalls selling produce, flowers, shrubs, trees, seeds and garden equipment. Experts on hand giving demonstrations and offering advice.

All one price £43.00 including admission

Cromer & Sheringham Sunday 28 July 2019

Cromer famous for crabs so a definite choice for lunch. A great Norfolk seaside resort with shops in abundance, cafes and of course fish and chips. Sheringham is like stepping back in time another of Norfolk’s quaint seaside resorts. It has an old railway for all rail enthusiasts.

All one price £20.00

Bakewell Market Monday 29 July 2019

One of Derbyshire’s best markets can be found in Bakewell on a Monday. Not only is it a wonderful market there will be plenty of stalls, shops and cafes selling the genuine Bakewell Tart. What a treat for afternoon tea.

All one price £14.00

Whitby Wednesday 31 July 2019

Summer is here in all its glory so a perfect place to head for today – Whitby. One of the favourite seaside destinations with the harbour surrounded by fish and chip cafes and restaurants and the cobbled streets beckoning you to explore. Shops selling the famous Whitby Jet, summer fashions and much more. No reason to stay at home when you could be in the sunshine by the sea.

All one price £18.00

Skirlington Market & Bridlington Sunday 4 August 2019

Two treats today first a visit to a great Sunday Market at Skirlington before we head off for the rest of the day in Bridlington. Summer sun by the sea, wonder around the shops, send some time having fun in the Amusement Arcades and then finish off the day with the freshest fish and chips possible. Wonderful.

All one price £18.00

Melton Mowbray Market & Stamford Tuesday 6 August 2019

Melton Mowbray is a must for anyone who loves Pork Pies. The origin of the now famous Melton Mowbray Pork Pie will be on sale on the market or in one of the shops in the town. We then visit the amazing stone town of Stamford. Full of history and beautiful building with a river running through. Maybe even treat yourself to afternoon tea at the George Hotel.

All one price £12.50

Whitby Regatta Sunday 11 August 2019

The event of the year in Whitby. All the boats will be out in force to attract people from far and wide to this gorgeous seaside resort. Cobbled streets, quaint buildings and a fabulous harbour. Not forgetting the now world famous Magpie Fish and Chip Restaurant for a treat for lunch.

All one price £18.00

Downtown Shopping Tuesday 13 August 2019

Summer in full swing, that urgent need to restock your wardrobe, well a perfect day to do so. Downtown has everything under one roof many of the designer fashions at reduced prices with up to 70% discount. Just across from the shopping complex is an amazing Garden Centre for all the garden lovers.

All one price £10.00

Beamish Museum Thursday 15 August 2019

A true step back in time. Beamish is a working museum with everything from the pit head to a working pub. Plenty for all the family to enjoy a day experiencing how life was in the past.

Adults £33.00 SC £32.00 Child £22.00 including admission

Southport Flower Show Sunday 18 August 2019

This is a flower show that has proved very popular in the past and we have been asked to reinstate it into our programme, so by popular demand we are once again visiting the Southport Flower Show.
As with all our visit to these shows we can be assured of the fact that there will be plenty to do with many demonstrations taking place, advice on how to prepare and make ready your garden for the autumn and winter seasons. Autumn and winter planting suggestions, how to ‘put your garden to bed’ and plenty of bulbs to be purchased ready for spring’20.

All one price £38.00 including admission

Sutton on Sea & Mablethorpe Monday 19 August 2019

Fun in the sun at two different seaside resorts today. Our first visit is to the small seaside resort of Sutton on Sea. A very quaint resort but it still has everything anyone could want from the seaside. After which we move onto the larger resort of Mablethorpe to experience all the fun on the Amusement Arcades and the fun on the fair. Fish and Chips on the sea front and maybe a wander around the shops, perhaps finishing the day with either candy floss or a toffee apple.

All one price £16.00

Cambridge Wednesday 21 August 2019

The old city of Cambridge with all its amazing buildings, university and of course the river. You could take a punt on the river before exploring the town centre with its array of high street stores and small craft shops.

All one price £20.00

Chester Shopping or Zoo Sunday 25 August 2019

Chester has one of the best kept zoos in Britain and a large selection of all the animals anyone could imagine. Or if the Zoo is not for you then visit the centre of Chester where you will be amazed at the Tudor buildings which have been adapted to hold all the usual high street stores alongside smaller shops selling all local products from chocolate to dresses. Something for all the family today.

All one price £18.50 Child £16.00 admission to Zoo extra pay direct

Skegness Bank Holiday Monday 26 August 2019

Bank Holiday would not be the same without a visit to the seaside so today it is Skegness. There will be donkeys on the beach, maybe even a dip in the sea, shops galore and of course many amusements and all the fun of the fair. Could be fish and chips for lunch as you stroll along the sea front, a cup of tea in one of the many cafes before setting off back home.

All one price £16.00 Child £14.00

Shibden Hall (Gentleman Jack) & Piece Hall Halifax Tuesday 27 August 2019

As we are all engrossed in the new series on television of Gentleman Jack why not take a trip to Shibden Hall where Ann Lister (Gentleman Jack) lived 1791 to 1840. Shibden Hall is a museum but still remains as it was when it was home to Ann Lister. Shibden Hall has also been used as a location for BBC Antiques Roadtrip and Channel Four’s Britain’s Great Gay Buildings. We will enjoy a guided tour before moving on to The Piece Hall in Halifax for the remainder of the afternoon.

All one price £24 Price includes admission and land train to Shibden Hall

Leeds Shopping Wednesday 28 August 2019

Great Opportunity to explore the wonderful city centre of Leeds. Famous for its amazing shopping arcades which in one holds Harvey Nichols, in another a clock with moving figures on the hour. There is a new shopping complex which has John Lewis alongside all the other high street stores.

All one Price £18.00

York Shopping or sightseeing Thursday 29 August 2019

The historic city of York with its beautiful Cathedral, Railway Museum, Castle Museum and Yorvik Centre. Cobbled streets with shops selling all the latest fashion, homeware and gifts. Or you could walk the city wall, stop and be entertained by the street entertainers, have a coffee in one of the many cafes. A great way to round off the summer holidays.

All one price £15.00 Child £12.00

Cleethorpes Child Special Friday 30 August 2019

As the summer holidays draw to a close what better way to spend the day than by the sea in Cleethorpes. Lots to do from sitting on the beach, dipping a toe in the sea, fun at the Amusement Arcades or just shopping in the many shops.

All one price £13.00 Child £10.00

Scarborough Sunday 1 September 2019

The Castle at Scarborough dominates the hillside whilst the harbour beckons you to the sea. The Promenade tempts you to the delights of the fish stalls, candy floss and Scarborough Rock. Sunday needn’t be a boring day, just pop on the coach sit back relax and let us do the rest.

All one price £18.00

Stratford upon Avon Sunday 8 September 2019

Steeped in history with its beautiful Shakespeare Theatre on the riverside and the ancient buildings of the town. Visit Shakespeare’s home and the museum or spend the time browsing for Autumn fashion in the shops.

All one price £18.00

National Trust The Firs & Brockhampton Wednesday 25 September 2019

A first for us with a two centre visit going to The Firs in Worcestershire for our first visit of the day. The birthplace of Sir Edward Elgar is most definitely home to ‘Land of Hope and Glory’. Set in sight of his beloved Malvern Hills, this small family home in the village of Lower Broadheath is the perfect environment for nurturing a creative genius. Perhaps by wandering around the garden over the cottage threshold a spark of inspiration may alight in our welcomed guests. Time for coffee and lunch before we depart for our second visit of the day. At the heart of this farmed estate lies Lower Brockhampton Manor House, a romantic timber-framed house dating back to the late 14th century. The house is surrounded by a moat and is entered via a charming timber-framed gatehouse, built 1530-40. There are miles of walks through the orchards, park and woodlands, featuring ancient trees, the picturesque Lawn Pool. This is home to a rich variety of wildlife, along with historic farming breeds such as Hereford cattle and Ryeland sheep. Plenty of time to wander and perhaps have a cup of tea before we depart late afternoon for home.

Harrogate Christmas Market Thursday 14 November 2019

One of the best Christmas Markets in Yorkshire. Full of Christmas cheer, plenty of food and drink to welcome in the Christmas spirit. Lots of ideas for Christmas presents. Get ahead of the festive season with a visit to Harrogate for early Christmas shopping.

All one price £18.50

Harrogate Christmas Market Sunday 17 November 2019

One of the best Christmas Markets in Yorkshire. Full of Christmas cheer, plenty of food and drink to welcome in the Christmas spirit. Lots of ideas for Christmas presents. Get ahead of the festive season with a visit to Harrogate for early Christmas shopping.

All one price £18.50

Thursford Christmas Spectacular Sunday 24 November 2019

An extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. It’s a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year round favourites. With a cast of 120 this is the biggest Christmas show of it’s kind in Europe! 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 £69.50

Harrogate Country Living Show or Shopping Friday 6 December 2019

Christmas is a time for celebration and what better way to start the festive season than with a trip to the Harrogate Country Living Christmas Fair. Meet hundreds of artisan designers and makers along with regional food producers, all under one roof. A lively programme of talks, demonstrations and hands-on workshops. Lots of ideas on things to make, cakes to bake, talents to nurture and gifts to give in the Country Living Live Theatres. Find unique gifts for the whole family. Indulge in the best of British flavours with tempting treats in the Country Living Kitchen. Enjoy a pit-stop at the many eateries or sip on something sparkly in the Drunken Duck Champagne Bar. Alternatively spend the day shopping in Harrogate.


Geisha The World Premiere Leeds Grand Theatre Saturday 21 March 2020

Northern Ballet’s World Premier of GEISHA by Kenneth Tindall and music by Alexandra Harwood
at Leeds Grand Theatre. For Geisha honour is everything. Two young women bound by vows of friendship find themselves in midst of a collision between East and West. As their lives are torn painfully apart a promise from the grave offers the only chance of redemption. Brought vividly to life by Northern Ballet and based on a true story – unravel the mysteries of Geisha. Afternoon performance so time for shopping and lunch before the performance commences at 2.30p.m.

All one price £70.00 includes best stall seats and coach fare

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