May 2020

 

We would like to gently remind everybody to be on time for your pickups for all trips. We recommend you are 10 minutes early at the bus stop. We cannot wait for anybody who is late, our coach runs to a tight schedule during the pickups. When it’s raining or cold it simply isn’t fair to leave other people waiting too. We cannot offer a refund if you miss the bus. If you have problems getting to us, please call the out of hours number as you may be able to catch us up. 07759 494146. Thank you for your understanding with this.

 

Deposits payable on  Holidays:-Sunday Savers £15:00: Long Weekend Breaks £30:00: Holidays £40:00: per person.

 

Deposits payable on  Holidays:-Sunday Savers £15:00: Long Weekend Breaks £30:00: Holidays £40:00: per person.

 

No Smoking or Vaping ( E-cigarettes) allowed on any of our coaches.

£ is the cost of the tour: E or other letter is pickup time: time is the approximate arrival back in North Wales

3-4th

Peaks & Dales £79 Single supplement £10 /M/ 8pm

Best Western Guide Post Hotel, Bradford

Complimentary Wifi ✓✓ Hairdryer, Telephone
✓✓ Tea/Coffee
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This hotel does not have a lift. Ground floor rooms available.

HOLIDAY INCLUSIONS

1 night dinner bed and breakfast »» Coach excursions each day

Day 1: This morning we head to the High Legh Garden Centre for a leisurely breakfast (not included) before embarking on a scenic journey through the Hope Valley with stunning views across the Ladybower Reservoir.

We arrive in Castleton late lunchtime and we spend a few hours exploring this pretty, quirky little town. This afternoon we head to our hotel where dinner is included.


Day 2: After our breakfast this morning we travel right into the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Our first stop of the day is Grassington which is a quaint little Yorkshire village with a folk museum, independently owned shops and café’s and a National Park visitor centre. Our second stop of the day is one of our favourites! Hawes is the home to the Wensleydale Creamery

where you can choose to either walk into the town centre, or head into the Creamery (free). Here you can sample the cheeses, enjoy lunch in the cafe and if you wish you can do a cheese making tour (additional cost)

Mon 4th

Wirral Wanderer £13/M 6pm
This morning we head to the Gordale Garden Centre on the Wirral where we pause for around an hour. We then embark on a guided tour of the Wirral to include stops at both New Brighton & the pretty little Port Sunlight Village.


Tue 5th

Shrewsbury £14/M 7pm

Fri 8th

Andre Rieu and his Johan Strauss Orchestra
Join us on one of the most magical evenings where we see Andre Rieu live in the Liverpool M&S Arena (by the Albert Docks). We arrive in Liverpool today with just enough time for you to enjoy dinner or a stroll along the Albert Docks before we head into the concert. Tickets included and are located in the lower tier blocks 7 & 9.

Sat 9th

Manchester City Centre £15/M 6pm

Sat 9th

Trafford Centre £15/M 6pm

Sun 10th

Attingham Park National Trust Members £14 Non Members £27/M 7pm


10-11th

Little Trains of Mid Wales £99Single supplement £17 /M 7pm

Commodore Hotel, Llandrindod Wells

Located centrally in Llandrindod Wells, the Hotel Commodore is a beautifully refurbished Victorian property with a welcoming atmosphere.

Complimentary Wifi ✓✓ Hairdryer, Telephone
Tea/Coffee ✓✓  This hotel has a lift

HOLIDAY INCLUSIONS

1 night Dinner, Bed and Breakfast. »» Coach excursions each day as described.
Return journey on the Llanfair Light Railway »» Single journey on the Vale of Rheidol Railway

Day 1: This morning we head through the rolling borderland and into the quirkly little town of Welshpool. We have some free time in Welshpool before boarding the Llanfair Light Railway and enjoying a scenic journey on board the steam hauled narrow guage railway. This afternoon we make our way to the Commodore Hotel in Llandrindod Wells for our evening, dinner is included.


Day 2: This morning we have a leisurely breakfast before boarding the coach and embarking on a journey through scenic Mid Wales. Today we enjoy a journey on board the Vale of Rheidol Railway through the Rheidol Valley. This afternoon we have around 2 hours free time in Aberystwyth.

Wed 13th

Scenic Mystery & lunch £28/M 7pm

Thu 14th

Fleetwood Market & Cleveleys £16/M 7pm

15-17th

Lake District Spectacular £149 Single supplement £65 /E 7pm

The Auckland Hotel, Morecambe

A lovely family run hotel who pay attention to detail. Ideally situated on the promenade in

Tea/Coffee Complimentary WiFi in public areas Hairdryer & ironThis Hotel has a Lift!

Holiday Inclusions

3 nights dinner, bed and breakfast:Coach excursions on each day Ulswater Steamer cruise

Day 1: This morning we head to one of our favourite stops – the Barton Grange Garden Centre

where the range of plants is just incredible and the café is amazing. We have 1.5 hours here before travelling the short distance to Morecambe. We have arranged an early check in today so we head straight to the hotel and the afternoon is at leisure to explore this quirky little seaside town.

Day 2: Today we head into the heart of the Lake District enjoying a guided commentary along the way. Our first stop of the day is Keswick where the weekly market is in full swing.

Depart Keswick just after lunchtime and make our way to Pooley Bridge where we board the Ullswater Steamer and enjoy an hour long cruise down to Glenridding

where your coach will meet you.

Day 3: This morning after our leisurely breakfast we load our cases and head into the Lake District where we enjoy a pretty journey alongside Lake Windermere, arriving in Bowness on Windermere by mid-morning.

We enjoy a couple of hours here before heading over to the little lakeside town of Coniston. Coniston Water is the fifth largest of the lakes at five miles long. This is the perfect chance for a gentle stroll to walk off lunch and wander around the little shops.

Fri 15th

Bolton Market & the Salford Quays £15/M 6pm

17-18th

Bridgnorth & the Severn Valley Rail £89Single supplement £17 /E 7pm

Stourport Manor Hotel

Complimentary Wifi✓✓ Hairdryer & iron
Indoor swimming pool✓✓ Tea/Coffee

This hotel does not have a lift. Ground floor rooms available.

Day 1: This morning we head along the beautiful Welsh Borders and into Bridgnorth. We spend a few hours here over lunchtime with enough time to explore this quirky little town which is set on two levels – the hi town and the low town. This afternoon we board the Severn Valley Steam Railway in Bridignorth for a one way journey into Kidderminster.

Day 2: After our leisurely breakfast this morning we head out into the ‘black and white towns’ with a stop at the little town of Tenbury Wells and then this afternoon we have a few hours in the historic town of Ludlow.

Mon 18th

Red Kites at Gigrin Farm £30/E 9pm

A unique opportunity to visit the Red Kites at Gigrin Farm. Watch these magnificent birds from our private hide (with tea/coffee and biscuits waiting for us!) as they come in for feeding.

20 to 21st May

Chelsea Flower Show & Kew Gardens

Holiday Inn Heathrow M4 J4£249 Single supplement £30/ tbc /9pm

An ideal location for access to the motorway and fast links into London

Complimentary Wifi ✓✓ Hairdryer & iron

This hotel has a lift 

HOLIDAY INCLUSIONS

1 night dinner bed and breakfast »» Coach excursions each day
Entry to Chelsea Flower Show »» Entry to Kew Gardens

Day 1: Today we visit the world famous Kew Gardens! Kew Gardens have over 300 acres of exceptionally beautiful landscapes and one of the most diverse living plant collections in the world!

We will get the opportunity to discover the beautiful glass houses including the iconic Palm house and its exotic rainforest. Stroll through the rock gardens or take a break in one of the bars or restaurants, perhaps enjoy an afternoon tea whilst overlooking the Palm House!


Day 2: Today is the day you’ve been waiting for! After our breakfast we head the short distance to the Chelsea Embankment where we visit the World-renowned, glamourous and quitessentially British, RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

You can expect to find some of the world’s leading garden designers, growers, florists and nurserymen lining up to showcase their talents, a Pavilion full of colour and of course, shopping and dining opportunities galore! We have around 5 hours free time here.

 

Sun 24th

Bridgnorth & Carvery lunch at the Down Inn £32/M 8pm
A firm favourite of ours! Today will include some free time in Bridgnorth and a Carvery with dessert at the Down Inn which is around 2 miles from Bridgnorth.

Sat 23rd

British Ironworks & Ludlow £15/M 8pm

24-25th

Stratford Upon Avon & Bakewell £89 Single supplement £15 /E 8pm

Bosworth Hall Hotel & Spa

 Tea/Coffee ✓✓ Hairdryer & iron
 Indoor swimming pool 

This hotel has a lift

Day 1: Today we head to the beautiful black & white town of Stratford Upon Avon. Stratford really has everything you could hope for in a day out! History, shopping, beautiful architecture and river walks. Our drop off point today is right alongside William Shakespeare’s birthplace, or why not catch the sightseeing bus up to Ann Hathaway’s Cottage?

The town centre will be bustling today and of course because its Sunday you will find the artisan market in full swing on the Waterside with up to 60 stalls seling handmade crafts & homemade foods.

 

 

Day 2: This morning we visit the bustling Monday market at Bakewell. This is a really lovely trip for mid Summer where we see Bakewell market at its best. Sample the local Bakewell pudding – its absolutely delicious warm or cold! Enjoy fish and chips by the river, or head to one of the many cafes and restaurants to rest. Before heading home we pop into the Chatsworth Farm shop for a browse and perhaps pick up some freshly grown fruit and vegetables.

Tue 26th

‘Southern Snowdonia’ £14/M 7pm

To include stops at both Dolgellau & Barmouth

Wed 27th

Skipton Town & Market £16/M 7pm

Wed 27th

Skipton & Bolton Abbey & Embsay Railway £32/M 7pm

Sat 30th

Southport day trip (food/drink festival today!) £13/M 8pm

31st

Macclesfield Treacle Market £15/M 7pm
Macclesfield Treacle Market is a bustling monthly market in Macclesfield’s cobbled Marketplace and streets around. There are normally 150 + stalls of unique crafts, exceptional food & drink and vintage finds. If it’s the unusual or different you seek…this one is perfect for you!

31-1st

Peaks Explorer £99Single supplement £17 /E 7pm

Hallmark Mickleover Hotel, Derby

1 night dinner bed and breakfast & luggage porterage

 Use of hotel leisure facilities

HOLIDAY INCLUSIONS

Coach excursions each day

One way rail journey from Matlock to Rowsley

Entry to Calke Abbey

Day 1: Join us today on a journey to Calke Abbey National Trust where we discover some powerful stories about a family who amassed a vast collection of hidden treasures.

We also get the opportunity to wander the beautiful walled gardens, orangery, auricula theatre and the kitchen gardens. Find yourself escaping into the ancient and fragile habitats of Calke Park and its National Nature reserve.

Day 2: This morning we enjoy our full English breakfast and then head through the heart of the glorious Peak District National Park, arriving in Matlock where we board the Peak Rail steam train to Rowsley. We then head to Buxton with plenty of time to explore this beautiful English Spa Town. A glorious time of the year to be exploring!