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All Day Trips

'Annie' at the Milton Keynes Theatre

Described as an "all singing, all dancing triumph", this smash-hit production of Annie comes fresh from London's West End during its UK tour.

Date: 03/07/2019
'Dolly Parton's 9-5' at the Savoy Theatre, London

Inspired by the cult film and brought to you by Dolly herself, this hilarious new West End production is about teaming up, standing up and taking care of business! 9-5 tells the story of 3 workmates pushed to boiling point by their egotistical and sexist boss. Concocting a plan to kidnap and turn the tables on him, will the girls manage to reform their office or will events unravel when the CEO pays an unexpected visit?

Date: 17/07/2019
'On Location' in Oxford

Increasingly becoming known as a location for many film and TV sets, Oxford attracts a number of visitors who are interested to see where their favourite series or movie was filmed.

Date: 06/09/2019
'Rip it Up' at the Garrick Theatre, London

The ultimate Strictly boy band of dance, bring the 60's smashing into the 21st century. Aston Merrygold (JLS), Jay McGuiness (The Wanted), Harry Judd (McFly) and Louis Smith (Olympian) all sing, dance, drum and perform some amazing gymnastics that will have you out of your seat dancing and singing the night away!

Date: 02/06/2019
'WW2 Home Front' at Crick Tramway Village

Overlooking the Derwent Valley, the Crich Tramway Village is home to the National Tramway Museum. Be sure to pick up your pennies and take a ride on the vintage trams and old trolley buses that head up the recreated period main street and out into the open countryside allowing for spectacular views. We visit during the "WWII Home Front" weekend.

Date: 11/08/2019
A 'Tornado' Through The Dales

Travel behind Class A1 60163 'Tornado' on the Wensleydale Railway as it makes its first appearance in 2019!

Date: 02/06/2019
A Day in the life of Guide Dog Breeding & Training

Visit the Guide Dog breeding centre followed by the training centre - Experience the sensory tunnel and discover more about sight loss as well as learn to read and write Braille.

Date: 10/04/2019
A Literary Tour of Oxford

Step between the pages of your childhood books as you come along with us to follow the trail of famous literary writers, as we take you on a tour in and around Oxford

Date: 07/06/2019
Abergavenney Express Excursion

Enjoy this vibrant and picturesque town is steeped in history and bathes in the beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Full of culture and tradition, there is much to look at and explore.

Date: 26/04/2019
Abingdon & The Country Cruise

The day begins and ends in beautiful Abingdon-on-Thames, where the medieval buildings drip down into the water. We meet our blue-badge guide who will be armed with a wealth of local stories, for a gentle walk through this historic town. We weave our way through the ghosts of the old Abbey and visit the little church and enjoy rare access to some of the mediaeval buildings by the river.

Date: 25/07/2019
Aldershot's Military Museum & Museum of Medicine

Known as the home of the British Army, Hampshire has a rich military past, so we invite you to join us to discover more

Date: 18/04/2019
All England Lawn Tennis Club Museum & Tour

A day that takes you "behind the scenes" at the world's most famous tennis club and home of The Championships. Accompanied by a Blue Badge Guide, you'll be taken on a tour that will allow you to walk through the same doors that the player's use and sit in their seats in the Media Centre, visit Centre Court, learn what it takes to grow a perfect grass tennis court and much more.

Date: 14/09/2019
Althorp House with Cream Tea

Visitors are invited to explore this wonderful house and learn the fascinating history of the Spencer family. Discover beautiful interiors and one of Europe's finest private collections of furniture, pictures and ceramics.

Date: 23/08/2019
Anderton Boat Lift & Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

We travel to the historic Anderton Boat Lift where we take a combined lift and river cruise to see this magnificent Victorian boat lift in action, and cruise along the picturesque River Weaver to Northwich and back.

Date: 17/05/2019
Andrea Bocelli - Live in Resorts World Birmingham

Known as one of the most successful operatic artists of all time, see Andrea Bocelli LIVE in Resorts World Birmingham

Date: 19/10/2019
Armed Forces Day at National Memorial Arboretum

The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round Centre of Remembrance - a spiritually uplifting place which honour's the fallen, recognizes service and sacrifice, and fosters pride in our country. We visit on Armed Forces Day so it's an opportunity to show your support and join us on this celebratory event to recognise the service and the work of the men and women of currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.

Date: 29/06/2019
Arundel Castle for the Tulip Festival

Between mid-April to early May 2019, Arundel Castle will be the place for tulip enthusiasts. Over 60,000 tulips will be blooming in the Castle's stunning gardens, providing visitors with one of the most impressive tulip displays in the country.

Date: 21/04/2019
Autumn Steam Gala at the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway is a 12 and a quarter mile heritage line and is home to one of the largest preserved diesel fleets on a UK heritage railway. The last large scale steam gala in the railway's annual calendar, this event features home fleet locomotives as well as special guests. Arriving at Bury, there is time to visit Bury Transport Museum before using your flexible ticket to choose your preferred loco rides for the day.

Date: 19/10/2019
Avoncroft Museum & Harvington Hall, Worcestershire

Yesteryear's England is yours to explore at the Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings. The open air museum sits amongst acres of wildflower meadows and orchards with 700 years of history to delve into. There are over 30 different buildings and structures which have been rescued and re-built including a medieval townhouse. In the afternoon, we continue to Harvington Hall; an Elizabethan moated manor house dating from the 1590's.

Date: 03/10/2019
Batemans House & Gardens (NT), East Sussex

Bateman's is a seventeenth century house with a twentieth century garden made by Rudyard Kipling, who lived here between 1902-36. Explore the beautiful gardens that surround this beautiful old stone house with an orchard, herb garden, wildflower meadow and pond. Just a short stroll by the river reveals a watermill and beyond that there are farmland walks.

Date: 17/09/2019
Bath & The Roman Baths, Somerset

Built for relaxation, beautiful Bath has been a well-being destination since Roman Times. It's the famous spa waters that draw visitors from far and wide, so we include a visit into the Roman Baths where you can walk around the Great Bath where people bathed nearly 2000 years ago

Date: 06/05/2019
Bath Express Excursion

A World Heritage city, Bath is beautiful, elegant and full of spectacular architecture and world class attractions. There are many ways to enjoy your day, explore the Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge, the Roman Baths and the magnificent Abbey, or perhaps take afternoon tea in the gentle atmosphere of the Pump Room.

2 departures on 26/04/2019 and 22/08/2019
BBC Countryfile Live at Blenheim Palace

This popular event combines all the tradition of the UK's best country fairs with the editorial and presentation of one of the BBC's flagship programmes. Explore every aspect of the British countryside through exciting live arena shows, talks, hands-on activities, animal displays, farming in action, shopping with more than 600 food and craft producers and even a great British pub garden all adding up to a fun, inspiring and informative day out.

Date: 02/08/2019
BBC Gardeners's World 'Live' Show, NEC Birmingham

This is the ultimate summer day out where you can experience stunning Show Gardens, visit the Floral Marquee and Plant Village to shop from a vast array of nurseries with unbeatable varieties of plants and buy the latest gardening kit from hundreds of exhibitors.

Date: 16/06/2019
Behind The Scenes at Cheltenham Racecourse

Home to the Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup and set amongst 350 acres in the shadow of the Cotswolds Hills, the racecourse hosts some of the best horse jumping action in the world. This is a very unique "behind the scenes" Guided Tour of the grounds with exclusive access to the stables, grandstands, executive boxes and the racecourse.

Date: 29/08/2019
Behind The Scenes At The Albert Hall, London

Since opening in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall is one of London's most iconic music venues. Having hosted performances from Sinatra, The Beatles and Adele as well as being home to the celebrated BBC Proms, the magical Grade I listed building holds stories like no other. On arrival, join the Grand Tour which offers a fascinating journey into the Hall's rich history, astonishing architecture and legendary performances.

Date: 08/10/2019
Behind The Scenes at Thursford

Thursford is a very popular excursion for our Johnson's customers in the winter, when we head up for the world famous Christmas Spectacular. This summer, however, we invite you to go "behind the scenes" of the show - through the cast dressing rooms, to see the huge store room filled with the exquisite costumes and flamboyant head dresses worn on stage.

Date: 11/09/2019
Behind the Scenes of the Royal Courts of Justice

Go behind the scenes of the royal courts and hear stories of the most famous criminal cases with a chance to hear a case live from the public gallery!

Date: 05/04/2019
Big Pit Mining Museum, Pontypool

Big Pit is one of Wales' leading attractions and is an award-winning museum that still retains many features of its former life as a working coal-mine

Date: 04/06/2019
Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, Kent

The biggest centre of Spitfire activity in the world, restoring Spitfires to airworthy condition, Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar is a fully functioning facility. After free time for lunch nearby, you are able to join a tour of the restoration workshops and aircraft hangars where you will be able to see engineers working on current projects, building and servicing the planes.

Date: 02/07/2019
Billy Joel - Transport to Wembley Stadium

Return coach only service ideal for those with tickets to see Billy Joel in concert at Wembley Stadium in London

Date: 22/06/2019
Bird-watching at Rutland Water, with Ashley Grove

Join Warwickshire born Wildlife Expert Ashley Grove to the Wildlife Trusts reserve at Rutland Water, covers some 1000 acres of varied habitat, attracting a diverse mix of birdlife throughout the year. Famous for playing a big part in the reintroduction of the Osprey to England, the birds that now nest at Rutland annually, will be busy at this time, fishing to feed their hungry offspring.

Date: 24/06/2019
Birmingham Royal Ballet, Beauty & The Beast

Based on the much loved Disney animation, this is a must see for anyone. See the adaption of Beauty & the Beast performed by Birmingham's Royal Ballet

Date: 04/05/2019
Black Country Living Museum 40's Special

Expect a nostalgic journey back to the sights and sounds of wartime Britain, as the Black Country Living Museum hosts its annual '1940's Weekend' - Where vintage vehicles, 40's civilians, army personnel and air raid sirens fill the streets. With identity cards in hand, you'll step through military checkpoints and head back in time as we explore an electric wartime atmosphere of entertainment, food and fashion.

Date: 14/07/2019
Blackpool Illuminations with Guide

Blackpool is wonderful at any time, but during the Illuminations it is simply out of this world - an electric extravaganza to take your breath away! At 10 kilometres long, and using over one million bulbs, the Blackpool Illuminations are an awesome spectacle.

Date: 16/10/2019
Blenheim Flower Show.

The Blenheim Palace Flower Show has the finest exhibitors from around The UK. Whether you have a small city garden or a large country garden, the show is packed with everything to make your garden & home look fantastic. This event is much more than just horticulture, with celebrity chefs appearing in the Fine Food and Wine Tasting marquees.

Date: 23/06/2019
Blenheim Palace Food Festival

Named as one of the world's top ten food festivals, and in its 5th year at the Palace, this is one event worth noting in your diaries

Date: 25/05/2019
Bodnant Garden in North Wales

Bodnant Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, spanning some 80 acres and is situated above the River Conwy, on ground sloping towards the west and looking across the valley towards the Snowdonia mountain range.

Date: 16/09/2019
Bombay Sapphire Distillery tour & Winchester

A visit the Bombay Sapphire Distillery at Laverstoke Mill, to uncover the secrets of the world’s premier gin manufacturer.

Date: 24/05/2019
Bomber Command Centre, Canwick Hill

A memorable day that commemorates and honours all who served, supported or suffered in the bombing campaigns of WWII. Visit the UK's tallest war memorial - The Spire - which was the last sight of Britain seen by the 58000 names on the surrounding Walls of Names.

Date: 22/05/2019
Bournemouth Air Show, Dorset

With seven miles of golden sands and sparkling waters, Bournemouth is one of the south coast's most popular seaside resorts. There is no shortage of things to see and do, including a fine pier, attractive promenade and a variety of shops and restaurants The Bournemouth Air Festival spectacular is set against the backdrop of Bournemouth's award-winning beaches, between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers.

Date: 31/08/2019
Bournemouth or Poole Express Excursion

Bournemouth is one of Britain's top resorts with clean, sandy beaches, a fine pier and an attractive, traffic-free promenade. Enjoy a walk through the award-winning gardens which run from the centre of town to the beach.

Date: 26/07/2019
Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire Express Excursion

Surrounded by beautiful countryside and facing the River Avon, this typically Roman town has plenty of character. Enjoy a stroll through the town with its quaint shops and restaurants or take a seat and relax by the river

Date: 17/04/2019
Brighton

Stylish Brighton has all the ingredients for seaside fun, from the bustling Palace Pier to a stroll along the prom. Admire the aquatic creatures at the Sea Life Centre or relax on the beach.

Date: 22/06/2019
Brighton Express Excursion

Stylish Brighton has all the ingredients for seaside fun, from the bustling Palace Pier to a walk along the prom. Perhaps take a flight on the i360, which offers an amazing 360 degree view of Brighton.

Date: 21/04/2019
Brighton Lanes, East Sussex

Join us for a day out in Brighton in East Sussex where you'll find twisting alleyways offering extraudinary mix of shops and stores plus funky cafes and restaurants - the perfect place to soak up the atmosphere of live street performers and music!

Date: 05/03/2019
Bristol or Bristol Zoo Express Excursion

We set down at Cabott Circus in Bristol, ideal for exploring, with the Cathedral, Bristol museum or the many shops close at hand. Alternatively, for those wishing to visit the world famous Bristol Zoo Gardens, we set down outside the entrance!

3 departures between 21/02/2019 and 27/10/2019
Brooklands Museum & Concorde Experience, Surrey

Brooklands, the birthplace of British Motorsport and Aviation, houses the world's first purpose-built motor racing circuit, an amazing collection of supercars and sports cars as well as a Concorde supersonic jet.

Date: 16/05/2019
Buckingham Palace with a Thames Lunch Cruise

Explore lavishly furnished rooms containing some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection at Buckingham Palace. Highlights include: Paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude; sculpture by Canova and Chantrey.

2 departures on 23/07/2019 and 29/08/2019
Burghley House With Afternoon Tea & Stamford

Captured in time by its conservation status, the old wool town of Stamford, in Lincolnshire, retains much of its olde-worlde charm and prosperity. Many buildings have been built from local Lincolnshire limestone, giving the town a unique appearance.

Date: 04/07/2019
Bury St Edmonds Express

This beautiful market town, presided over by St Edmundsbury Cathedral, is said to be one of the finest provincial towns in England. Elegant yellow-brick houses line the rectangular pattern of streets, complemented by the delightful Abbey Gardens.

Date: 15/08/2019
Buxton & Bakewell Express Excursion

"There is no finer county in England" wrote Jane Austen in Pride and Prejudice, and it is hard to argue with the Queen of romantic fiction. We commence with a visit to the Spa town of Buxton, before a scenic drive to Bakewell, home of the famous pudding and tarts!

Date: 22/04/2019
Cambridge Express Excursion

Explore Cambridge, the Gothic splendour of Kings' College Chapel, float beneath the Bridge of Sighs or explore some of the other colleges.

3 departures between 21/02/2019 and 31/10/2019
Cardiff Express Excursion

Cardiff is a bustling, vibrant city with a picturesque waterfront. The coach will drop you outside the castle, located in the heart of the city this is one of Wales leading heritage attractions, take a tour and discover over 2000 years of history within the castle walls. Perhaps visit the Welsh National Museum and see its fantastic art collection.

2 departures on 18/04/2019 and 02/08/2019
Cardiff RHS Flower Show

The first RHS Flower Show of the year at Cardiff offers beautiful show gardens providing visitors with novel ideas for their own gardens.

Date: 12/04/2019
Chartwell (NT), Kent

This was the family home of Winston Churchill from 1924 until the end of his life. The rooms and gardens remain much as they did when he lived there and contain personal memorabilia, books and family photographs. The beautiful terraced gardens contain Lady Churchill's Rose Garden and there are lakes created by Churchill.

Date: 02/10/2019
Chatsworth Flower Show, Derbyshire

The second RHS Chatsworth Flower Show will take place on the picturesque 1,000-acre parkland of the Chatsworth Estate, set in the heart of the rolling Derbyshire countryside.Visitors can expect all their favourite RHS Show features, including a fantastic range of specialist nurseries, outdoor lifestyle shopping and garden inspiration at every turn.

Date: 06/06/2019
Chatsworth House with Guided Tour, Derbyshire

Join us for a tour of Chatsworth House, Derbyshire's best-loved stately home, set in the very heart of the Peak District National Park. The house has over 30 rooms to explore, from the magnificent Painted Hall, to the family-used chapel, regal State Rooms, newly restored Sketch Galleries and beautiful Sculpture Gallery.

Date: 01/07/2019
Chavenage House in Tetbury

Chavenage House is a wonderful Elizabethan house of mellow Cotswold stone, which is a family home as well as often being used as a location for TV & film productions.

Date: 21/06/2019
Chelsea Flower Show in London

The Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show is a fabulous pot-pourri of colour, fragrance, seasons and styles which has delighted the world’s gardeners for over 80 years.

Date: 23/05/2019
Cher - Transport to The O2, London

Return coach only service ideal for those with tickets to see Cher in concert at London's O2 Arena

Date: 20/10/2019
Chester Express Excursion

Dating back to Roman times, Chester has much to explore and the city retains its atmospheric main streets. It offers buildings rich in history of every era. Perhaps visit the lovely 1,000 year old cathedral, founded as a Benedictine abbey in 1092. Take the time to stroll around and explore the city walls. See the ornate Eastgate Clock before visiting the unique medieval, two-tiered 'Rows'. These double-level walkways have balconies and shops at each level.

Date: 30/08/2019
Chester or Chester Zoo Express Excursion

Dating back to Roman times, Chester has much to explore and the city retains its atmospheric main streets or for those who wish to visit the world renowned zoo we will set you down there. With over 15,000 of exotic and endangered animals to discover there is plenty to see.

Date: 19/04/2019
Chester Zoo Express Excursion

We travel direct to the world renowned zoo, where you will have all day to explore the zoo and parklands. Chester Zoo was opened in 1931 by George Mottershead and his family. It is one of the UK's largest zoos at 125 acres (51 ha), housing over 21,000 animals and 500 different species. (Admission not included)

Date: 04/08/2019
Churchill War Rooms, London

Discover the fascinating underground headquarters that sheltered Churchill during the Blitz!

Date: 12/03/2019
Cirencester & Gloucester Quays Express Excursion

Cirencester, known as the "capital of the Cotswolds", is home to one of the oldest Charter Markets in the country, having been mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086! Why not visit the Corinium Museum (admission not included) or St Johns Church. In the afternoon we transfer to Gloucester Quays for some retail therapy.

Date: 29/10/2019
Cirencester & The Cotswolds

We travel first to the Roman town of Cirencester, the 'capital' of the Cotswolds, with the opportunity to explore the historic town centre and obtain lunch. Our return journey is through the Cotswolds, making a short stop in the lovely old town of Bourton-on-the-Water with its picturesque High Street.

Date: 20/09/2019
Cockney Fun Matinee, East London

Enjoy a fabulous afternoon of top class Cockney entertainment on board the 'Tereza-Joanne' moored in the Royal Docks in London's East End. This beautifully appointed venue has level access to the bar, performance area and dance floor with fantastic city skyline views. Enjoy a warm hearted and fun afternoon with a multi-talented Cockney singer !

Date: 03/09/2019
Coldharbour Mill

Visit one of the oldest woollen mills in the UK that has been in production since 1797. Taking fleece from around the world and turning it into yarn, cloth and textiles.

Date: 06/05/2019
Connoisseur Wine Tasting Experience, London

For those of you that enjoy a relaxing glass of wine, but would like to know a little more when it comes to choosing wines and pairing them with food, this is your opportunity to join us as we take you to meet a professional connoisseur who will talk you through how to examine the different types of grapes, how to tell them apart and how they determine the types of wine.

Date: 08/06/2019
Coronation Street Tour, Salford

Known as TV's longest running soap opera, Coronation Street has been on British screens since 1960 and has aired over 6,000 episodes. We join a Guided Tour of the set which includes Coronation Street itself as well as neighbouring Rosamund and Victoria Streets.

2 departures on 26/05/2019 and 20/10/2019
Cricket at the Kia Oval with Tour & Afternoon Tea

Sun 19 Aug 2018: A Day Trip to watch the Cricket at the Kia Oval with a tour & Afternoon Tea with Johnsons Coaches

Date: 23/09/2019
Daks Over Normandy - Imperial War Museum, Duxford

A once in a lifetime event, a number of DC-3's and C-47's will assemble together, preparing for the crossing of the English Channel, later in the day, for the 75th commemoration of D-Day.

Date: 05/06/2019
Dartington Crystal Centre - Torrington,North Devon

Our day takes you to Britain's only remaining hand-made major Crystal manufacturer, set in the heart of beautiful Devon scenery. See the world famous products being produced on the Factory Experience Guided Tour as you watch the glass blowers who can actually make up to 1900 pieces a day!

Date: 17/06/2019
Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Cruise

The Dartmouth Steam Railway runs from Paignton for seven miles in Great Western tradition, along the spectacular Torbay coast to Churston and through the wooded slopes bordering the Dart estuary to Kingswear. Here we take the passenger 'foot' ferry across the river to the seafaring port of Dartmouth, with its imposing Royal Naval College, to board our river cruise.

Date: 15/08/2019
Duxford Air Show, Imperial War Museum

Duxford aerodrome was built during the First World War and was one of the earliest Royal Air Force stations. This makes it the perfect setting for the show which is the highlight of the IWM programme of flying events, and features an amazing array of aerial displays. The spectacular includes a mixed programme of aircraft - old and new, military and non-military.

Date: 25/05/2019
Dyffryn Gardens (NT), Vale of Glamorgan

Back by popular demand, after our visit last year, Dyffryn Gardens are an exceptional example of Edwardian garden design. Covering more than 55 acres, they feature a stunning collection of intimate garden rooms including a rose garden, Pompeian garden and several ponds. The enormous great lawn is bordered by seasonal bedding and a croquet lawn.

Date: 11/07/2019
Eastbourne

Visit the Eastbourne Redoubt, one of only 3 that survived in the UK, and discover 200 years of history defending the coastline from the Napoleons. Wander through the gardens of the Western Lawns, visit the well preserved blue and silver domed 1930's bandstand or simply relax on the beach.

Date: 06/07/2019
Ed Sheeran - Transport to Roundhay Park, Leeds

Return coach only service ideal for those with tickets to see Ed Sheeran in concert at Roundhay Park in Leeds

Date: 17/08/2019
Elton John's Farewell to Yellow Brick Road

Elton John is performing his final tour after deciding to concentrate on spending time with his family. The tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents around the world. With a huge stage production, you will be taken on a musical and highly visual journey spanning his 50 year career of hits like no-one has seen before!

Date: 09/11/2020
Elton John's Farewell to Yellow Brick Road

Elton John is performing his final tour after deciding to concentrate on spending time with his family. The tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents around the world. With a huge stage production, you will be taken on a musical and highly visual journey spanning his 50 year career of hits like no-one has seen before!

Date: 11/11/2020
Emmerdale Studio Experience, Leeds

Discover the magic that breathes life into one of Britain's most loved and most enduring TV shows, at the popular Emmerdale Studio Experience. Take an exciting journey behind-the-scenes at the former ITV studios at Burley Road, Leeds. Hear about the production process, see full scale set reconstructions and preserved props and costumes, and learn the secrets behind stunts and special effects on the Fully-Guided Tour.

Date: 05/09/2019
Emmerdale Village Tour, Leeds

As TV sets go, the Emmerdale Village Tour is one of the most picturesque with its rolling green hills and stone-clad shops. As the cast and crew down their scripts for the weekend, this a very unique opportunity to join the Guided Tour of the scenic farming village as you get up close and personal at the Woolpack, visit Bob's café, step inside the village church plus saunter around the rows of stone cottages.

Date: 30/06/2019
Enigma - Code Breakers Station

Once Britain’s Best Kept Secret, today Bletchley Park, Home of the Codebreakers, is a heritage site. Visitors can explore and experience the top secret world of iconic WWII Codebreaking Huts and Blocks set within an atmospheric Victorian estate, where 12,000 people worked in complete secrecy.

Date: 04/10/2019
Eric Clapton Transport - Royal Albert Hall, London

Return coach only service ideal for those with tickets to see Eric Clapton in concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London

Date: 16/05/2019
Exeter Express Excursion

Sitting on the River Exe, Exeter, with its magnificent Norman Cathedral, is the Capital City of Devon. Why not take a guided walk of the city, or maybe venture underground and visit the 14th century underground passages, built to ensure a constant supply of fresh, clean water to the city.

Date: 31/10/2019
Exmouth Express Excursion

Situated at the mouth of the beautiful Exe estuary and at the very beginning of the Jurassic Coast, Exmouth is one of the most picturesque holiday resorts on the south coast. Surrounded by the beautiful Devon countryside, Exmouth is a bustling little town with a vibrant shopping centre that also hosts a wide range of leisure and entertainment facilities.

Date: 18/08/2019
Family Tree Live! At the Alexandra Palace, London

Family Tree Live at Alexandra Palace in London inspired by the popular tv show ' Who Do You Think You Are?'

Date: 26/04/2019
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum

See the displays or aircraft parts, photographs, documents and more. Learn how wind-tunnels played an important part in aerodynamic research at the Royal Aircraft Establishment

Date: 23/04/2019
Ffestiniog Railway & Portmeirion

We drive to Blaenau Ffestiniog where we join the historic Ffestiniog Railway for a 13 ½ mile memorable train ride to Porthmadog. After pausing for lunch (not included), we continue to Portmeirion, an Italianate village overlooking the shores of Cardigan Bay, where there is time to explore the Italian style shops and houses.

Date: 27/09/2019
Fleetwood Mac - Transport to Wembley Stadium

Return coach only service ideal for those with tickets to see Fleetwood Mac in concert at Wembley Stadium in London

Date: 16/06/2019
Flying Scotsman - Swanage Railway

Join Johnsons Coaches as we head to the Swanage Railway for a unforgettable ride behind the Flying Scotsman!

Date: 22/03/2019
Forman's Smokehouse Tour & Tasting, London

HOME OF LONDON CURE SMOKED SALMON! Smoked salmon is serious business! H. Forman & Son's, a family run business was founded in 1905 and is the East End's last smokehouse still running today.

Date: 09/04/2019
Frogmore House & Savill Gardens

Frogmore House has been a favourite royal retreat for more than 300 years. Built in the 17th century, it became royal property when it was purchased for George III's wife, Queen Charlotte, in 1792. Although no longer an occupied Royal Residence, it is frequently used by the Royal Family for private entertaining. We continue to Savill Garden, one of Britain's greatest ornamental gardens.

Date: 08/08/2019
Frogmore Paper Mill, Hemel Hempstead

Visit a working paper mill to see machinery still producing paper today - after being given to the mill back in 1803! Take a guided tour, have a go making your own to take home plus enjoy a relaxing boat trip up the river that powers the recently restored wheel.

Date: 20/05/2019
Gigrin Farm Red Kite Feeding With Ashley Grove

Gigrin Farm is the Red Kite Centre where hundreds choose to feed there everyday with other species flocking such as Buzzards, Ravens and Grey Herons with expert guide Ashley Grove

Date: 20/02/2019
Gin Lane, London

Discover Georgian London and the history of when the gin craze took hold. Painter William Hogarth created the "Gin Lane" series voicing his concerns regarding the mass consumption of gin in the 1750's. Follow in his footsteps, accompanied by a Blue Badge Guide, to discover the old haunts depicted in his art.

Date: 22/10/2019
Gloucester Canal With Cream Tea

Gloucester Docks is a remarkably complete example of a Victorian port. Many fine warehouses and other dock-related buildings that have new uses, including the National Waterways Museum. At Gloucester Quays Designer Outlet Centre, you'll discover an outstanding mix of high street and designer labels at up to 60% off recommended retail prices. At 2.30pm, climb aboard your pleasure cruiser and relax for a scenic 'Cream Tea Cruise' along the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal,

Date: 29/07/2019
Guildford Express Excursion

The medieval Guildford Castle in the centre of town boasts landscaped gardens and great views from its square tower. Alternatively visit the Guildford Cathedral, famous for its lack of stain glass windows, or visit the museum with over 75,000 exhibits from the local area.

Date: 28/10/2019
Hampton Court - Florimania, Surrey

The gardens are home to the world's oldest maze, a record-breaking grape vine, over 1 million flowering bulbs and a huge variety of wildlife, including the descendants of Henry VIII's deer herd.

Date: 29/03/2019
Hampton Court Palace in London

For centuries, Hampton Court Palace has boldly played host to a vast array of gala celebrations and festive banquets. England's most famous Kings and Queens, from Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn to William III and Mary II have dazzled audiences and dignitaries with the Palace's grandeur and majesty, making it one of the most spectacular event locations in Britain.

Date: 12/08/2019
Hardwick Hall (NT) Winter Garden, Derbyshire

Discover Harwick Hall's Winter Garden and find traditional spring flowers like brightly coloured tulips and lily of the valley with time in the outdoor plant shop

Date: 28/02/2019
Harrogate Express Excursion

Visit Harrogate, renowned for its floral beauty see the Montpellier Quarter, The Mercer Aflonrt Gallery and the infamous Betty's Tearoom

2 departures on 16/04/2019 and 16/08/2019
Harry Potter - Warner Brothers Studio Tour, London

Sat 7 March 2015: A great day out for all the family, if you're a Harry Potter fan - this is a must!

Date: 05/10/2019
Hay on Wye - Town of Books in Herefordshire

Visit the enchanting town often described as the "Town of Books" which lies on the banks of the River Wye with time to visit the Saturday Produce Market

Date: 23/03/2019
Henley on Thames & Greys Court

Henley on Thames is a 13th century market town that is widely regarded as being one of the most beautiful towns in England. Enjoying a wonderful riverside setting, the town boasts a delightful array of independent shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. In the afternoon we continue to Greys Court (NT).

Date: 19/09/2019
Hereford & Chase Distillery

It's time for some 'ginspiration!' Although a relatively young distillery, Chase uniquely produces its spirits from potatoes, from its own farm. Discover William Chases' story with over 20 years of local history, starting as a potato farmer to then producing the brand of Tyrell's crisps before finally diversifying in to the manufacturing of Chase gin and vodka. Our expert guide will talk you through everything!

Date: 13/07/2019
Hereford & Laskett Gardens

Laskett Gardens is one of the largest private formal gardens to be created in England since 1945. Over almost four decades the historian, Sir Roy Strong, and his late wife, the designer, Dr Julia Trevelyan Oman, transformed a four acre field into a series of stunning garden rooms, vistas, ascents and descents.

Date: 30/05/2019
Hereford Express Excusion

The county town of picturesque Herefordshire has all the ingredients for an enjoyable and fascinating visit. Visit the beautiful Saxon cathedral, home to the rare 17th century chained library, along with the priceless Mappa Mundi, an outstanding treasure of the medieval world. Browse the shops and admire the interesting buildings in the surrounding area.

Date: 28/05/2019
Highclere Castle

We stop in Newbury, allowing time for lunch before our afternoon visit to Highclere Castle. The castle is the ancestral home of the Earls of Carnarvon, and is one of England's most important Victorian castles. Set in spectacular parkland, its stunning state rooms include the Saloon, Music Room and Library. The Castle was one of the major film locations for the popular TV programme 'Downton Abbey', with the movie having recently been in production back in the grounds.

2 departures on 16/07/2019 and 20/08/2019
Highgrove Gardens & Tetbury

HRH The Prince of Wales has spent over 30 years transforming the grounds of Highgrove into some of the most outstanding and innovative gardens in the United Kingdom. There are a number of different interlinked areas in the gardens and it is also home to part of the national collection of beech trees and large-leaved hostas, which the Prince maintains on behalf of Plant Heritage. Our Guided Tour lasts approximately two hours and is a walk of about two miles.

Date: 07/08/2019
Historic Ely Express Excursion

Visit Ely, filled with beautiful Georgian buildings and a delightful riverside area.

Date: 14/04/2019
Historic London Attractions Express Excursion

Visit London and see its historic attractions including the iconic landmark building The Shard, which is the highest building in Western Europe, offering a 360 degree view over the city, the Tower Bridge Exhibition, HMS Belfast or the London Dungeon.

2 departures on 22/02/2019 and 14/08/2019
Hotel Chocolat Tasting Adventure, Leeds

Become a chocolate connoisseur for the day at the very aptly named School of Chocolate! We start with free time in Leeds first to shop, sightsee and, more importantly, work up an appetite for the afternoon ahead. The Tasting Adventure guides you through a full chocolate tasting with their in-house chocolatier.

Date: 02/09/2019
Household Cavalry Museum & Horseguards Museum

A day to celebrate HM The Queens Household Division in the heart of ceremonial London. Shortly after arrival, you’ll be able to watch the Mounted Guard Change before we then take you on a visit to the Household Cavalry Museum. One of the city’s most historic buildings, and the headquarters of the Household Division, the Household Cavalry has performed the daily ceremony that has remained unchanged for over 350 years.

Date: 10/07/2019
Houses of Parliament, Westminster

We arrive in London with free time for lunch in Covent Garden before our visit to the 'Cradle of Democracy'. On arrival at the Sovereign's Entrance, we are met by our guide and proceed up the stairs used by the Queen for the State Opening of Parliament. During the 90-minute tour, you will see the Queen's Robing Room, the Royal Gallery and the Chamber of the House of Lords.

2 departures on 05/08/2019 and 30/08/2019
Ilfracombe Express Excursion

Surrounded by cliffs on the North Devon coast, Ilfracombe boasts a number of attractions all within walking distance. The unique Tunnel Beaches, Ilfracombe Aquarium or a Sea Safari are just some of the attractions to keep you entertained for the day by the sea.

Date: 11/08/2019
Jenkyn's Place Vineyard Tour & Tasting

The day begins in Gunwharf Quays at the harbour front location in the heart of Portsmouth. A leading designer shopping outlet set on the historic waterfront, with over 30 bars, restaurants and coffee shops, it's the ideal place to explore, shop and dine before we take you to our next stop of the day at Jenkyn's Place Vineyard.

Date: 07/09/2019
Jordan's Mill & Stotfold Mill, Bedfordshire

The lovingly restored Jordan's Mill is now only one of a handful of working watermills in the country and is a fascinating insight into the heritage of flour milling in Britain. Enjoy a Guided Tour of the mill and explore the gardens. We'll then spend the afternoon at nearby Stotfold Watermill, one of only four listed in the Domesday Book. You'll be invited to join the walk around the beautiful Grade II listed building with a talk .

Date: 29/09/2019
Kelmscott Manor With Lunch & Buscot Park

We visit Buscot Park, the family home of Lord Faringdon where we can discover the fine family art collection, the Faringdon Collection, followed by free time to explore the spectacular gardens. Next, we transfer to Kelmscott Manor; home of William Morris - poet, craftsman and socialist - from 1871 until his death in 1896. Upon arrival we enjoy a ploughman's lunch followed by a House Tour.

Date: 27/06/2019
Kennet Horse Drawn Boat

Relax and unwind on a leisurely horse drawn barge journey through the Berkshire countryside. Just sit back and soak up the beauty of the countryside from a totally different viewpoint. We will be stopping in Newbury for free time and lunch prior to meeting our boat in Hungerford for our 2 ½ cruise, pulled by heavy crossed-shire horses, to Kintbury.

Date: 27/08/2019
Kensington Palace : 'Victoria Exhibition',  London

Kensington Palace in London is a working Royal residence. It was the birthplace and childhood home of Queen Victoria and is still 'home' to various Royal Family members, including Prince William and Kate. 2019 marks 200 years since Queen Victoria was born at the Palace so the latest exhibitions "Victoria: Woman and crown" and "Victoria: A Royal childhood" both celebrate and reveal her public and private life as well as the image of this global figure.

Date: 11/06/2019
Kew Gardens Orchid Festival

Kew Gardens Orchid Festival with 34 boarding points across West Midlands

Date: 26/02/2019
Kew Palace & Royal Botanic Gardens, Surrey

Kew offers a wonderful day out for all. The gardens and botanical glasshouses are home to over 30,000 species of plants. Highlights of the gardens include the Tree-top Walkway, The 17th century Queen's Garden, the Palm House and the Bamboo Garden, dominated by its authentic Japanese farm dwelling, dating from the early 1900's. Explore beautiful Kew Palace and uncover its intriguing stories!

Date: 30/07/2019
Lake District - Bowness-on-Windermere Express

We visit the lakeside resort of Bowness-on-Windermere, the 'heart' of the Lake District. Relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the town's delightful setting or perhaps enjoy a cruise around Windermere with magnificent views of mountain scenery and secluded bays and many wooded islands. (Admissions not included)

Date: 13/08/2019
Lamport Hall With Coton Manor Gardens

Lamport Hall, the former home of the Isham family for 400 years, has a fascinating and chequered history of changing uses over generations and is now restored and full of a wealth of paintings, furniture and books mainly dating from the 17th century. Experience a Tour of the Hall, followed by time to enjoy the 10 acre gardens plus a museum of rural life.

Date: 10/09/2019
Leicester Express Excursion

King Richard III Visitor Centre, Leicester Cathedral, the Guild Hall, The Curve Theatre and the Highcross Shopping Mall are just some of the attractions, all within easy reach of our city centre set down point. With so much to do and see, you will need to come back and visit again! (Admissions not included)

Date: 01/09/2019
Les Miserables at the Milton Keynes Theatre

Set against the social and political struggles of 19th century France and one of the world's most popular musicals, Les Miserables is the musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's great humanitarian novel of one man's determined survival in the face of another's vengeful persecution.

Date: 23/05/2019
Lincoln & The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

Our visit to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Hanger at RAF Coningsby to see the Flight's historic aircraft at close quarters, and to observe the BBMF technicians working to maintain them in airworthy condition, is a favorite with Johnson's customers.

Date: 13/05/2019
Lincoln Express Excursion

Visit Lincoln which is a city, rich in history, combined with shopping, great arts and culture. Start at the top in Castle Square and wander down the cobbled streets enjoying the views along the way.

2 departures on 15/04/2019 and 29/07/2019
Liverpool & Port Sunlight Express Excursion

Our first stop is Albert Dock, Liverpool. Here you can visit one of the many attractions. In the early afternoon we will head to Port Sunlight, this beautiful garden village is a delight to walk around!

2 departures on 18/04/2019 and 25/04/2019
Liverpool - A Musical History Tour, Merseyside

Liverpool's Albert Dock area offers an interesting array of waterfront shops, cafes and museums, together with many reminders of its past. We start the day with a fascinating boat trip on the River Mersey, followed by free time for lunch. We then join a local guide to commence our on-board Musical History Tour which includes passing the childhood homes of famous stars, pausing at well-known TV and Film locations, as well as Penny Lane, Strawberry Field and the birth places of The Beatles.

Date: 25/09/2019
Liverpool Express Excursion

Discover the Albert Dock area offers an interesting array of waterfront shops, cafes together with many reminders of its past. The Tate Gallery, Maritime Museum and the 'Beatles Story', a shrine to the legendary pop group, are all found here.

2 departures on 30/07/2019 and 28/10/2019
Liverpool FC Stadium & Museum Tour

One of the world's most iconic and historic stadiums, Liverpool Football Club has opened its doors to allow visitors on an interactive backstage tour. With free time in Liverpool beforehand, to visit the shops, café's, museums and dockyard, plus, maybe taking in a little of the music scene, we then take you to the sixth largest football stadium in England, home to the Liverpool team since 1892. Along with a multimedia handset and commentary, you can enjoy amazing pitch and city views from the hi

Date: 27/07/2019
Llanberis Lake Railway & The Welsh Slate Museum

Travel into the past of an industry that literally chiselled its way into the history of Wales. The National Slate Museum Victorian workshops and buildings are part of the original Dinorwig Quarry which closed in 1969 and are designed as though quarrymen and engineers have just downed tools and gone home.

Date: 12/06/2019
Llandudno

The largest resort in Wales, Llandudno lies between the western Great Orme and the eastern Little Orme and has two beautiful beaches nestled between the cliffs. Home to the longest pier in Wales, which was built in 1878 and is a grade II listed building, the seafront is only part of what there is to see. Just behind the promenade lies Mostyn Street for those of you who like to shop,

Date: 15/06/2019
Llandudno Express Excusion

Llandudno is the largest resort in Wales. Lying between the western Great Orme and eastern Little Orme are two beautiful beaches, the award winning north shore and the sand duned west shore. Perhaps take a ride on Britain’s only cable-hauled tramway to the Great Orme, this unique experience takes you on a one-mile journey to the summit where you can enjoy the great views of Llandudno’s sweeping bays

2 departures on 23/04/2019 and 25/07/2019
Llangollen 'Thomas Telford' Canal Cruise

On arrival in Llangollen, there is time to explore and obtain lunch before a two hour cruise on the motorised narrow boat 'Thomas Telford'. Our cruise departs from Froncysyllte and travels over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct - romantically known as the 'Stream in the Sky' - The country's biggest navigable aqueduct towers 126ft above the River Dee and is supported by 18 stone piers.

Date: 14/06/2019
Llangollen Steam Railway

The Llangollen Railway forms part of the old Ruabon to Barmouth Line and was reopened in 1975 after the branch line was closed in the 1960’s.

Date: 07/05/2019
London - British Museum Express Excursion

Join us on this Day Trip to The British Museum which now holds over 8 million pieces, and is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence, having been widely sourced during the era of the British Empire, and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present.

Date: 21/08/2019
London - Natural History Museum Express Excursion

Join us for a day trip to London, explore the Natural History Museum, Science Museum or the Victoria and Albert Museum. Take a stroll along the Serpentine in Hyde Park or treat yourself in Harrods!

Date: 07/08/2019
London - The Financial Quarter Express Excursion

Discover the history of the Bank of England, its building, and the people who have shaped it over more than 300 years. There are plenty of other attractions within the Financial District, such as the famous Leadenhall Market which is full of boutiques and restaurants

Date: 31/07/2019
London - Westminster

Visit must see attractions such as Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey all within easy reach as well as other notable landmarks

Date: 29/10/2019
London Canal Museum - King's Cross, London

London's canals have a fascinating past however you may not know that they are linked with the city's ice industry. London Canal Museum is, first and foremost, a water-ways museum where you can learn about the people who lived and worked on the water, the history of the canals, the cargoes carried as well as the horses that helped transport and pull them.

Date: 01/10/2019
Longleat 'Sky Safari'

The skies above Wiltshire are set to be filled with dozens of spectacular hot air balloons as Longleat stages its annual Sky Safari extravaganza. Following on from the popularity of last year's event, organisers are hoping this year's will be the largest annual event of its kind in the UK with over 100 balloons scheduled to take part. Hot air balloons of all shapes and sizes, including Longleat's very own 'flying lion' will be making a series of mass ascents into the sky above the estate.

Date: 15/09/2019
Ludlow Food and Drink Festival, Shropshire

The castle square, with its traditional open-air market and the town's historic Castle provide the perfect backdrop for this popular festival. This small town has a large reputation for good food and drink, and will feature well over 100 quality small independent food and drink producers from the Marches, the England-Wales border country.

Date: 13/09/2019
Lyme Regis Express Excursion

Visit the sparkling resort of Lyme Regis which boasts breathtaking scenery and iconic features such as its historic Cobb and harbour

Date: 08/08/2019
Malvern Autumn Gardening Show

Malvern's annual pageant of food, fruit, forestry and flowers gives a flavour of the countryside at its autumnal best. Enjoy the rich coloured blooms of the Gardening Show. Marvel at giant vegetable exhibits and relish the taste of homemade food and wine.

Date: 28/09/2019
Malvern Spring Gardening Show

The region's biggest and brightest gardening show, with magnificent floral displays, courtyard gardens, floral art show and a rural craft marquee.

Date: 10/05/2019
Manchester Ship Canal Cruise

Tues 17 July 2018: A Day Trip with Manchester Ship Canal Cruise with Johnsons Coaches

Date: 22/08/2019
Manchester United Stadium & Museum Tour

A visit to the largest club football stadium in the UK - Old Trafford.

Date: 11/05/2019
Mary Poppins - Prince Edward Theatre, London

Based on P L Travers' Mary Poppins children's books, the childhood favourite 1964 Disney film, and, of course the new sequel, this practically perfect revival returns to its original home at the Prince Edward almost 15 years after it first premiered! A joint production between Cameron Mackintosh and the Walt Disney company, it's the must see musical of the moment.

Date: 21/05/2020
Matilda The Musical At The Bristol Hippodrome

Matilda - The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, based on the children's novel by Roald Dahl, It was adapted by Dennis Kelly with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.

Date: 08/05/2019
Matlock Bath & Ashbourne Express Excursion

A day out visiting the wonders of Matlock Bath, a historic spa town and the rich heritage of Ashbourne with over 200 listed biuldings

Date: 27/08/2019
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake, Liverpool

The story is based on the Russian romantic ballet including the music by Tchaikovsky. If you have seen the original, based on Ondine, the water nymph, and Sir Lawrence, the dashing knight, this version shows a different side to the story and is a must!

Date: 11/04/2019
Michael Buble Transport - O2, London

Return coach only service ideal for those with tickets to see Michael Buble in concert at the O2 Arena in London

Date: 01/06/2019
Middleton Estate, Warwickshire

Middleton Hall and Gardens is a little-known historic site set on 42 acres of estate. Tour the manor house, which has a history spanning over 900 years and which has been home to many interesting characters including a commander of the Battle of Hastings and a Tudor explorer.

Date: 13/06/2019
Minehead Express Excursion

A day out in Somerset's famous coastal resort with an abundance of interestting things to do

Date: 28/08/2019
Motown the Musical, Opera House in Manchester

Discover Motown the Musical at the Opera House in Manchester featuring the music and lyrics from the legendary Motown Catalogue

Date: 14/03/2019
Newmarket National Stud & Heritage Centre

Experience a tour of the National Stud, a working thoroughbred stud farm and learn the history and purpose of the farm. See the stallions going about their daily work plus the paddocks to watch the mares grazing and enjoying the sunshine. After an included roast lunch, we then head over to the National Heritage Centre where you can visit the National Horseracing Museum!

Date: 14/08/2019
Norwich Express Excursion

Arguably the most complete medieval city in England, Norwich has lots to catch your attention such as the imposing Norman cathedral, Castle Museum, Art Gallery and delightful cobbled streets

Date: 09/08/2019
Nottingham Express Excursion

A day out visiting the thriving city of Nottingham, famous for the legend of Robin Hood as well as other historic features

Date: 22/07/2019
Oxford Express Excursion

The world famous city of Oxford has lots to offer visitors from its rich history such as the University, impressive Ashmolean Museum and great shopping and restaurants at its heart

Date: 29/08/2019
Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race 2019 - London

See the elite universities battle it out for Prestige and Glory! The Boat Race course known as The Championship Course is 4 miles long. Sit, enjoy the atmosphere and cheer on your favourite team! There is plenty of chance to grab food and drink throughout the day and hopefully bask in some sunshine!

Date: 07/04/2019
Oxfordshire Villages & Midsomer Murders Tour

If you're a fan of the Midsomer Murders books and TV series, you'll know Midsomer County as the home of traditional pubs, village greens and Sunday afternoon cricket. These South Oxfordshire locations are the real stars of the show and we explore many of them, escorted by a knowledgeable Blue Badge Guide.

Date: 28/06/2019
Paignton Express Excursion

Explore the lively seaside town of Paignton within the English Riviera which offers level walks, bustling pier and local attractions

Date: 26/08/2019
Paignton or Torquay Express Excursion

Our first drop off is at the lively seaside town of Paignton, famous for its long, sandy beaches, its colourful, bustling pier and steam train to Dartmouth. For those staying on the coach, we continue to Torquay, part of the stunning English Riviera. This elegant resort has palm-lined promenades, beautifully manicured gardens and a lively harbour with plenty of attractions and restaurants to offer, perhaps visit Living Coasts Zoo and Aquarium in the marina

Date: 25/04/2019
Peak Railway, Derbyshire

Peak Railway Day Trip with Train Ride and free time in Buxton and Bakewell

Date: 30/03/2019
Penderyn Distillery Tour & Tasting, Brecon Beacons

Penderyn Whiskey Distillery produces their own malted barley spirit, which, when matured, is recognised as one of the finest single malt whiskies. Whilst most Scottish and Irish whiskies are distilled in a two or three pot system, Penderyn uses technology which allows a flavourful clean spirit produced from a single copper pot still. Join the hour-long Guided Tour to discover the founding of the distillery, learn the process of how it's made!

Date: 10/08/2019
Peterborough Express Excursion

Peterborough is a city steeped in history. The Cathedral, which is one of the finest Norman cathedrals in England, was founded in 654 AD, and it became one of the most significant medieval abbey's in the country.

Date: 24/04/2019
Peterborough Express Excursion

Peterborough is a city steeped in history. The Cathedral, which is one of the finest Norman cathedrals in England, was founded in 654 AD, and it became one of the most significant medieval abbey’s in the country.

Date: 05/08/2019
Portsmouth Express Excursion

Visit Portsmouth with it's Historic Dockyard. Spinnaker Tower and Gunwharf Quays shopping village, it really does have something for everyone.

2 departures on 16/04/2019 and 06/08/2019
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Hampshire

Discover Portsmouth historic dockyard, dive deep into the past and present of the Royal Navy, climb aboard HMS Victory, HMS Alliance and HMS Warrior

Date: 27/03/2019
Powis Castle & Llanfair Railway

We cross the border into Wales to board our train on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Departing Llanfair at 11.20am we enjoy a scenic 8 mile journey by narrow gauge steam train through the beautiful Mid-Wales countryside to Welshpool. In the afternoon we visit Powis Castle (NT), once the medieval fortress of Welsh princes and now a richly decorated Baroque castle .

Date: 13/08/2019
Quills, Wills & The Jewels, Birmingham

A day to experience local heritage, we head into the heart of the Jewellery Quarter. Visiting the Pen Museum, Coffin Works Museum and Museum of the Jewellery Quarter.

Date: 18/09/2019
RAF Cosford Express Excursion

Discover the wonderful RAF Cosford Museum which is home to over 70 aircraft of international importance

Date: 05/05/2019
RAF Fairford International Air Tattoo

Known as the "Wimbledon" of air shows, few events can rival the intensity, drama and spectacle on offer at the world's greatest air show. On display will be modern military and classic aircraft and you'll be able to enjoy at least 7 hours of flying spectaculars including fly-past's and unique formations.

Date: 21/07/2019
RAF London Museums Express Excursion

Visit RAF London Museum - located on the former Hendon Aerodrome. The museum houses a selection of aviation artefacts, memorabilia and a collection of over 100 aircraft onsite including a Vulcan B2, Eurofighter Tycoon, Vickers FB5, Avro Lancaster and the legendary Spitfire.

Date: 28/07/2019
RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival

Previously known as the Flower Festival, 2019 brings a change of name to highlight that the historic Palace is known for more than just flowers. As before, you can explore innovative show gardens and snap a picture of the stunning flower displays.

Date: 05/07/2019
RHS Harlow Carr Flower Show, Harrogate

Set in the most northerly of the RHS Gardens, this will be the third year running for the RHS Harlow Carr Flower Show. The floral extravaganza is a great day out, packed with specialist nurseries and trade stands, gorgeous displays, expert advice, tempting food, entertainment and more

Date: 21/06/2019
RHS Hyde Hall Flower Show, Essex

We invite you to a floral spectacular day out, set in the stunning surroundings of RHS Hyde Hall. The Flower Show provides a fabulous day out with specialist nurseries, gardening sundries, expert advice, crafts, gift ideas, live music as well as the chance to explore the garden in full summer bloom.

Date: 01/08/2019
RHS Wisley Flower Show

RHS Wisley Flower Show is an annual flower show, packed with a profusion of plants and the best gardening advice. With floral displays, artwork, top-quality plants from specialist nurseries, there's a lot to see.

Date: 04/09/2019
Royal Ascot Ladies Day - 'Queen Anne' Enclosure

One of the great days out in the English social calendar. Enter into the excitement and elegance of Ladies Day at Royal Ascot, a fabulous opportunity to don your finery and mingle amongst the extraordinary hats, providing a backdrop to the electricity of the Race Meeting.

Date: 20/06/2019
Royal Ascot Ladies Day - 'Windsor' Enclosure

One of the great days out in the English social calendar. Enter into the excitement and elegance of Ladies' Day at Royal Ascot - a fabulous opportunity to put on your finery and mingle amongst the extraordinary hats, providing a backdrop to the electricity of the Race Meeting.

Date: 20/06/2019
Royal Navy International Air Day, Somerset

One of the Royal Navy's premier public events and their only air show, this event offers intensity, drama and spectacle and is an action-packed day out. The thrilling five hour flying display includes historic warbirds, fast jets and helicopters before its finale of the world renowned Commando Assault featuring troops, aircraft and pyrotechnics!

Date: 13/07/2019
Salford Quays, Manchester Express Excursion

Enjoy the fashionable location of Salford Quays. One can explore Old Trafford, home to Manchester United FC, The Lowry Centre, The Lowry Discount Shopping Outlet, TV Studios and lots more

Date: 30/05/2019
Salute To The 40's at Chatham Dockyard, Kent

Be transported back in time, for a full day of 40's spirit, glamour and nostalgia at one of "Britain's best vintage festivals". The Historic Dockyard pays homage to the heyday of the big band and blitz spirit, showcasing the best the era had to offer. From numerous areas filled with unique vintage traders and stalls, to nostalgic sing-a-longs, 40's entertainment, fashion shows, vintage car parades, Spitfire aircraft displays and much more, there is so much to see and do.

Date: 22/09/2019
Sandringham House in Norfolk

Sandringham House, the private country retreat of Her Majesty the Queen, was built in 1870 for King Edward VII. The principal ground floor apartments have collections of porcelain, jade, furniture and family portraits. Sixty acres of glorious grounds, described as the finest of the Royal gardens, surround the House and offer beauty and colour throughout the seasons.

Date: 28/08/2019
Scenic Shropshire Express Excursion

We visit Shrewsbury, one of England's finest medieval towns set amidst glorious countryside near to the Welsh Borders. . In the afternoon we drive via Much Wenlock before travelling down picturesque Wenlock Edge.

Date: 19/04/2019
Scenic Somerset

Join us as we head south for a day to the scenic county of Somerset. Travelling through the Mendip Hills to the famous Cheddar Gorge, we continue to the tiny Cathedral City of Wells, the smallest city in England and to Glastonbury which has become a honey-pot for interesting and unique shops focusing on the spiritual and the magical.

Date: 16/08/2019
Sheffield Park (NT) & Bluebell Railway

We travel direct to Sheffield Park Station, to enjoy a delightful return steam hauled train ride on the Bluebell Railway travelling through the picturesque Sussex countryside from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead. We then transfer to the magnificent informal landscapes of Sheffield Park Garden (NT).

Date: 17/10/2019
Shrewsbury & Ludlow Express Excursion

Explore the historic town of Shrewsbury with its Tudor shops and higgledy piggledy streets followed by an afternoon in the thriving fashionable market town of Ludlow

Date: 23/08/2019
Shrewsbury Flower Show, Shropshire

Shrewsbury is a pretty floral place most of the time, which is not surprising for a town where Percy Thrower was Parks Superintendent for 28 years! For more than a century, the Shrewsbury Flower Show has been held in the picturesque setting of Shrewsbury's beautiful 29-acre Quarry Park.

Date: 09/08/2019
Shrewsbury Food Festival & Cruise, Shropshire

The Shrewsbury Food Festival was born from a passion for great food and offers something a little different. With over 200 of the country's best artisan producers setting up shop, top chefs on hand to impart some of their culinary whizz, plus live music and a whole host of activities to choose from, this has fast become one of the best festivals in the UK.

Date: 29/06/2019
Shrewsbury River Cruise & Guided Tour

The River Severn loop in Shrewsbury is one of the most stunning river journeys in the UK. We join 'Sabrina', a modern day triple deck passenger boat for a forty five minute sailing from the port at Victoria Quay, near the Welsh Bridge, to the English Bridge and back. Our cruise includes live commentary and tea/coffee.

Date: 26/07/2019
Sidmouth Express Excursion

A seaside resort ‘par excellence’, Sidmouth nestles beneath the majestic red cliffs and green hills of the sublime surrounding countryside.

2 departures on 06/05/2019 and 12/08/2019
Skegness Express Excursion

Enjoy a day out to this quintessentially British seaside resort, small enough to be friendly whilst large enough to provide lots to do!

Date: 23/07/2019
Skipton Market & Haworth Express Excursion

Skipton Market is unique, with a history dating back to medieval times and plays a huge part in the life of the town being located on the main High Street. Next, we continue to Haworth, home of the famous Brontë sisters, with its historic cobbled Main Street, iconic parsonage and rolling moors.

Date: 01/11/2019
Skipton on Market Day Express Excursion

Discover Skipton, visit the castle, one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England. Explore the popular market which will be in full swing or stroll along the main street where you will find a range of gift shops and restaurants.

Date: 17/04/2019
Snowdon Mountain Railway

Mountaineering made easy, on a ride of over four miles to the roof of Wales! Travel along at 5mph on the only rack-and-pinion railway in the UK, which is without doubt one of the most spectacular railway journeys.

Date: 12/09/2019
Southport

Live the beach life in Southport; with 22 miles of coastline and plenty of beaches, it's a perfect place to relax and unwind. This classic seaside resort has scenic parks and gardens, fabulous shopping and numerous traditional seaside amusements. Stroll down the award-winning promenade and onto the UK's oldest iron pier and try the old penny slot machines in the Pavilion at the far end.

Date: 17/08/2019
Southport Express Excursion

An award-winning promenade, a traditional pier and a tree-lined boulevard complement attractive gardens, fountains, classical buildings and stylish glass-canopied shops. All of these elements combine to make this a favourite seaside resort.

2 departures on 22/04/2019 and 27/05/2019
Spice Girls Transport - Wembley Stadium, London

Return coach only service ideal for those with tickets to see Spice Girls in concert at Wembley Stadium in London

Date: 15/06/2019
Spinnaker Tower with Cream Tea & Harbour Cruise

Soaring 170m above Portsmouth Harbour and the Solent, Spinnaker Tower is taller than the London Eye, Blackpool Tower and Big Ben. Situated on the waterfront at Gunwharf Quays, it offers amazing 360º panoramic views of Portsmouth Harbour, the South coast and the Isle of Wight, with views stretching out for up to 23 miles

Date: 26/06/2019
Stamford on Market Day Express Excursion

Visit historic Stamford, situated on the River Welland in the county of Lincolnshire, is a beautiful market town described as 'the finest stone town in England'.

2 departures on 22/02/2019 and 01/11/2019
Steaming through the Cotswolds & Broadway

The long term goal of the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway has been to extend the line from its current terminus at Toddington, to Broadway. This milestone was achieved in 2018 when the golden age of steam returned to this beautiful Cotswold village.

Date: 15/05/2019
Steaming through the Cotswolds & Cheltenham

The Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway recreates the Golden Age of Steam with an enchanting 28-mile round trip through the Cotswold Hills with glorious views across the Vale of Evesham. Departing from Broadway, we journey via Toddington, Winchcombe, the Greet Tunnel and the Dixton Cutting to Cheltenham Racecourse. Here our coach is waiting to take us into Cheltenham for a few hours before returning to the station for the return journey.

Date: 31/07/2019
Strictly Tea Dance

Join us for a memorable afternoon, part show but also part traditional tea-dance, on board the 'Tereza-Joanne', moored in London's East End. This beautifully appointed venue has level access to the bar, performance area and dance floor with fantastic city skyline views. Whether you want to sit back and enjoy watching or fancy getting up to dance, there is something for everyone in this gentle afternoon's entertainment.

Date: 21/08/2019
Tasting at the Greene King Brewery,Bury St Edmunds

Visit the UK's leading brewer whose rich heritage of over 200 years help them produce award winning beers and ales. Take the tour of the working brew house to see how real beer is produced!

Date: 18/05/2019
Tatton Park Flower Show in Cheshire

RHS Tatton Park Flower Show is a fabulous day out bursting with colourful gardening inspiration, fun activities, have-a-go workshops and boutique shopping. Renowned for showcasing the future stars of garden design, this is your opportunity to meet with them and learn how to create your own vegetable plot amongst other ideas to take home.

Date: 19/07/2019
Teignmouth or Dawlish

A chance to visit Teignmouth; a real hidden gem - both a historic port and classic seaside resort or continue to Dawlish, famous for its black swans, it is another popular seaside destination with red sandstone cliffs overlooking a sandy beach.

Date: 20/08/2019
The Band, A New Musical in Milton Keynes

Join us on this emotional rollercoaster try to fulfil their dreams of meeting the boyband whose music became the soundtrack to their lives

Date: 09/03/2019
The Bodyguard, Milton Keynes

Join us for a theatre trip to watch The Bodyguard the Musical in Milton Keynes with with time to enjoy some lunch before watching this romantic musical.

Date: 21/03/2019
The British Ironwork Centre & Blists Hill

Our first stop of the day celebrates all that is art and craft. The British Ironwork Centre is home to some of the most beautiful and intricate art pieces and sculptures known to the UK. After light refreshments, we then take you along to Blists Hill where you can travel back to a time gone by and experience a different way of life in a world before TV's, cars and mobiles.

Date: 10/09/2019
The Girls - Calendar Girls, Oxford

Join us to watch The Girls, a musical based on the Calendar Girls written by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth, with time to grab some lunch before the fabulous show begins!

2 departures on 17/04/2019 and 18/04/2019
The Great Dorset Steam Fair

The fair is probably the leading event of its type in the world. The show, on a mammoth 500-acre site, recreates English country life as it was in the late 1800's and early 1900's. The extraordinary spectacle includes 200 working steam engines, 100 fairground organs, 50 showmen's engines, old time steam fun fair, vintage tractors, cars and motorcycles.

Date: 25/08/2019
The Moutains & Coast of Mid-Wales

Travelling west, passing Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury, we pause at the market town of Welshpool, just inside the Welsh Border. With its streets of fine Georgian buildings, and its canal running through the centre, it's the perfect place to take in the scenery. Look out for Powis Castle in the distance. We then continue past the base of Snowdonia National Park, via Dolgellau and along the coast to the seaside resort of Barmouth, where we allow time for lunch.

Date: 22/07/2019
The National Civil War Centre (EH), Newark

Immerse yourself in the action at Newark's National Civil War Centre, see the armour and the weapons that would have been used!

Date: 15/04/2019
The National Holocaust Centre, Newark

Learn about the history and the implications of genocide during this very moving and thought-provoking visit. Step into the museum which houses artefacts from that time, wander through the memorial gardens to reflect and remember as well as listen to one of the Holocaust survivors as they recount their experience.

Date: 12/05/2019
The Peoples Post, London

Today we bring five centuries of communications history to life with guided tour and free time at the BRAND NEW state of the art Postal museum

Date: 07/03/2019
The Phantom of the Opera

See Andrew Lloyd Webber's classical musical about the legendary theatre figure who emerges from the depths of the Paris Opera House

Date: 28/02/2019
The Royal Mint, Llantristant Nr Cardiff

This popular excursion allows you unprecedented access to the Royal Mint to discover the people and events behind the coins in your pocket, and hear some surprising stories from our history. Located in South Wales, the Royal Mint puts 1000 years of history into combining the finest craftsmanship with cutting-edge techniques to make coins and medals for over 60 countries.

Date: 14/10/2019
The Royal Welsh Show, Powys

Set on the permanent site in Builth Wells, the Show has been held for over 100 years and is a great day out. There will be displays of top quality livestock, over 1,000 trade stands selling produce and handicrafts, along with main ring entertainment and attractions.

Date: 24/07/2019
The Worcestershire Severn

A scenic coach cruise following the course of the mighty River Severn.

Date: 03/06/2019
The World of Beatrix Potter

Step into the gardens that Beatrix Potter wrote about and illustrated in her famous tales!

Date: 08/04/2019
Tissington Hall with Lunch

The lovely Jacobean manor of Tissington Hall has been the home of the FitzHerbert family for over 500 years. The house stands in the middle of an idyllic estate village, and features a fine collection of old Master paintings, as well as attractive oak panelled rooms.

Date: 21/05/2019
Tom Jones Transport - Brightside Ground, Bristol

Return coach only service for those who have tickets to see Tom Jones at Bristol County Ground

Date: 13/07/2019
Torquay Express Excursion

Torquay is part of the stunning English Riviera. This elegant resort has palm-lined promenades, beautifully manicured gardens and a lively harbour with plenty of attractions and restaurants to offer a full day's entertainment.

Date: 19/08/2019
Tredegar House, South Wales

One of the architectural wonders of Wales and considered one of the finest examples of a restoration house in all of Britain, Tredegar House is beautifully surrounded by 90 acres of gardens and parkland. After an introductory talk explaining the history, join us on the Guided "Upstairs Downstairs" Tour to explore the lives of those who lived in the house and how they lived, from the separation between the 2 areas in Tudor times to the more relaxed household between wars.

Date: 19/08/2019
Vale of Rheidol Railway, Aberystwyth

Sit back, relax and take a nostalgic journey through some of Wales' most spectacular scenery. We travel to Aberystwyth where there is free time for lunch before we board the train and travel through wide open fields, woodland and rugged mountain scenery, climbing to a height of 700ft before arriving at Devils Bridge.

Date: 19/06/2019
Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre

Cooking up a storm in the West End, this debut musical tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance of a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness.

Date: 15/05/2019
War Horse at the Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

This award-winning smash hit based on the celebrated novel by Michael Morpurgo is a powerful and imaginative drama

Date: 03/04/2019
Wensleydale Creamery, Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Dales are home to Wensleydale Creamery, producers of the very popular Wensleydale Cheese. After an included lunch on site, join the Guided Tour for a fully interactive visitor experience where you will learn about the history of cheese making through to how it's currently made plus watch the cheese being made through the viewing gallery window.

Date: 10/06/2019
West Bay & Lyme Regis, Dorset

West Bay is a charming fishing village on Dorset's Jurassic Coastline. West Bay has enjoyed a surge in popularity in recent years while playing host to ITV's smash hit drama Broadchurch starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman. It's not hard to see why the location was chosen -West Bay offers some stunning landscape to explore with breath-taking views from its dramatic coastline.

Date: 20/07/2019
West Somerset Railway Seaside & Steam

We travel to Bishops Lydeard in Somerset, to board the charming West Somerset Railway for a 20-mile ride, with views of the Quantock Hills and the Bristol Channel. Memories abound as we gently wind our way to Minehead. Minehead is where Exmoor meets the sea.

Date: 09/07/2019
Weston - Super - Mare Express Excursion

The classic seaside destination! Weston-super-Mare is a traditional seaside resort with attractive parks and everything else you would expect for a great day out. Perhaps visit the Grand Pier with its great selection of rides and amusements or simply stroll along the spacious level promenade enjoying the views over the channel.

2 departures on 29/05/2019 and 01/08/2019
Weston Super Mare

Situated on the Bristol Channel, Weston-Super-Mare is a traditional resort with a spacious, level promenade and attractive parks. Revisit your childhood as you take a stroll along the Grand Pier and enjoy the atmosphere, the spectacular views over the channel and the entertainment on offer.

Date: 21/09/2019
Weston Super Mare Express Excursion

The classic seaside destination! Weston-super-Mare is a traditional seaside resort with attractive parks and everything else you would expect for a great day out. Perhaps visit the Grand Pier with its great selection of rides and amusements or simply stroll along the spacious level promenade enjoying the views over the channel.

Date: 24/04/2019
Westons Cider with Sunday Lunch

Having produced cider since 1880, Westons know just a little about the process that now exports to over 40 countries worldwide. Discover more about their history, brands and the craft of making cider during the behind-the-scenes mill tour that finishes with a tasting.

Date: 28/04/2019
Weymouth Express Excursion

Weymouth's fine Georgian seafront is an impressive backdrop to the long arc of fine, golden sand. The views from the bay are spectacular, stretching across the horizon taking in the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline.

Date: 25/08/2019
Whitby Excursion

Whitby's skyline is dominated by the cliff-top ruins of St. Hilda's Abbey. This traditional maritime town, with its old cobbled streets and alleyways that run down to the bustling quayside, picturesque houses and award winning West Cliff beach lined with traditional huts, make this the perfect place to spend the day.

Date: 07/07/2019
Winchester Express Excursion

A chance to discover the treasures of this beautiful city, once the capital of England, with its magnificent Norman cathedral, museums and galleries

3 departures between 23/04/2019 and 30/10/2019
Windsor Castle, Berkshire

For 900 years, Windsor Castle has been continuously inhabited and has been improved and restored by successive Monarchs. Known as the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, it is, today, one of the official residents of The Queen and her favourite weekend home. Step inside St Georges Chapel, the location of many royal weddings, including Prince Harry to Meghan and Princess Eugenie to Jack.

Date: 15/07/2019
Windsor Express Excursion

Windsor is a town full of history and charm as you will discover when you visit. The town is dominated by Windsor Castle, family home of British Kings and Queens for over 900 years. If you decide to visit then make sure you see Queen Mary's dolls' house, designed by famous architect Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1924.

Date: 20/02/2019
World Championship Road Race Start- Day Trip

Sun 22 Sept 2019: See the first ever mixed team time trial at the UCI World Road Race Championships in Yorkshire

Date: 22/09/2019
World of Wedgwood & Middleport Pottery, Staffs

World of Wedgwood and Middleport Pottery for a creative and craft-filled day out inspired by Victorian pottery and with coffee and cake at the end of the day

Date: 14/03/2019
World Rugby Museum & Stadium Tour, Twickenham

After free time in Windsor we head to Twickenham, home of English Rugby. Here, our Guided Tour, will take you to visit some of the most exciting and select areas of the Stadium including the Royal Box, player's tunnel, a pitch side visit, a trip to see the views from the top of the stand as well as taking a visit to the England dressing room to learn about the match day preparations and routines.

Date: 03/08/2019
Wye Valley Cruise & Afternoon Tea

Spend the morning in the historic town of Ross-on-Wye with its impressive 17th century market hall and Tudor timbered houses, with the opportunity to obtain lunch. We transfer to Symonds Yat where we join our cruise on the River Wye.

Date: 18/07/2019
York Express Excursion

Visit York where some great attractions reside including the Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre, Castle Museum and York Dungeons

3 departures between 15/04/2019 and 30/10/2019

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