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'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
2020 Brochure Launch - Henley

Saturday 2nd November 2019: A day trip to Buxton. This tour includes: a talk on the history of Buxton, a 2 Course sit down lunch and coffee and pastries on arrival.

Date: 02/11/2019
A Kentish Christmas

Start the day with morning refreshments next door to Charles Dickens’ old house in Higham, before a coach tour, accompanied by a Blue Badge Guide, around the area of the little known Hoo Peninsula. See the typical Kentish sweeping chalk downs, vast marshes and estuaries before we head back to Higham for an included roast lunch.

Date: 09/12/2019
Ashdown Forest Explorer, Sussex

After meeting our Blue Badge Guide, we’ll start the day at Heaven Farm with morning refreshments before heading back to the coach for a tour of the Ashdown Forest and its wild heaths and moors. Learn how the landscape was once filled with ancient forest trees that were felled for the iron industry and see the UK’s longest row of medieval houses in the market town of East Grinstead.

Date: 03/02/2020
Bath Christmas Market

Join us for a magical christmas market experience Bath where you'll find over 200 stalls, the perfect place to find a unique christmas gift.

Date: 30/11/2019
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
Blists Hill 'Victorian Christmas,' Shropshire

Join the Christmas celebrations in this recreated Victorian town. A memorable day out with brass bands and carol singers. See Victorian characters as they prepare seasonal decorations and traditional gifts.

Date: 07/12/2019
Chester Christmas Market

Located within the heart of the city, by the Town Hall and the cathedral, and all wrapped around the central Christmas tree, this “Old England” themed winter market has over 70 traditional chalets featuring a range of gifts and winter refreshments.

Date: 21/11/2019
Churchill War Rooms, London

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

Date: 10/03/2020
Cricket at the Kia Oval with Tour & Afternoon Tea

The Kia Oval is one of the Worlds’ most iconic sports grounds with its Royal affinity to HRH Prince of Wales; the birthplace of cricket’s ‘Ashes’ and host to football’s first ever FA Cup Final. We commence with a selection of sandwiches in gourmet breads, homemade sultana scones served with Cornish clotted cream, strawberry preserve, Victoria sponge cake, fair-trade coffee and a selection of speciality teas.

Date: 23/09/2019
Downton Abbey 'On location' with Festive Lunch

A day that’s full of festive cheer and will leave you ready to open those advent calendars on the 1st of December. After morning coffee and biscuits in Witney, accompanied by a Blue Badge Guide, we’ll work up an appetite with a gentle walking/coach tour of nearby Downton Abbey locations before heading to a hotel in Burford where you’ll be greeted with a glass of Prosecco before sitting down to a festive Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings.

Date: 25/11/2019
Edinburgh City Break by Air

22 November 2019 - 24 November 2019: A 2 night coach holiday to Edinburgh staying at the Ibis Royal Mile Edinburgh Hotel. This tour includes; 2 nights bed and breakfast, coach transfers, and free parking at Johnsons Coaches.

Duration: 3 Days
Date: 22/11/2019
Gloucester Quays Christmas Market

Gloucester Quays promises all the hustle and bustle of a Dickensian festive feast when the Victorian Christmas Market returns this November. There will be around 250 decorated stalls, nestled around the ice rink, selling everything from fine food and drink, to children’s toys, artisan jewellery, homewares, clothes and accessories, not to mention a host of handmade trinkets perfect for Christmas gift ideas.

Date: 17/11/2019
Harry Potter - Warner Brothers Studio Tour, London

The Warner Bros. studio tour provides an amazing opportunity to explore the behind the scenes magic of the Harry Potter films. Step inside and discover the actual Great Hall, explore Dumbledore’s office and discover never-before-seen treasures. See a huge array of beautiful sets, costumes and props including the original Hogwarts Express steam engine and recreation of Platform 9 3/4.

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: 21/03/2020
Hyde Park - Winter Wonderland

Get into the festive spirit with Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park in London

Date: 30/11/2019
Imperial War Museum, London

This award-winning museum tells the story of 20th century conflict on the home front and on the front line.

Date: 26/01/2020
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.

Date: 28/10/2019
London Christmas Lights & Sights Tour

Enjoy the festive lights and iconic sights of our capital from the warmth and comfort of the coach. On arrival, enjoy some free time close to Covent Garden and, of course, the beautiful Somerset House, a spectacular neo-classical building in the heart of London where you’ll see the ice-skaters and the beautiful tree.

Date: 18/12/2019
Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre, Shropshire

The stunning medieval Ludlow Castle is the location of the Christmas Fayre. With stalls spread throughout the Castle grounds, you’ll find all the exhibitors, dressed in all their finery, ready to help you find the perfect Christmas gift.

Date: 23/11/2019
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
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
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Christmas Festival

Be magically transported back in time at the Festival of Christmas and into a bygone era of beautiful snowy streets, colourful characters and toe-tapping entertainment. Now in its 20th year, you’ll find the traditional Christmas market, where you can unearth unique gifts, nestled amongst the Dockyard’s world-class attractions.

Date: 29/11/2019
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
The Bentley Priory & De Havilland Aircraft Museum

Bentley Priory Museum tells the fascinating story of how the beautiful Grade II listed house became the location of Headquarters Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain in 1940. After watching a short award-winning film, join the guided tour to discover stories of leadership, courage and technology and how the Battle was won as Britain’s darkest hour then became her finest.

Date: 25/03/2020
The Royal Courts of Justice & The Supreme Court

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: 08/11/2019
Wiltshire's Golden Triangle

A gentle day out, with stunning scenery plus an included carvery lunch! We head to the immensely picturesque town of Bradford on Avon. Not as well-known nor as crowded as Bath, it’s our location for lunch as well as a stroll around the town, accompanied by a Blue Badge Guide, to see the Saxon church nestled amongst the buttery ashlar stone houses.

Date: 23/03/2020
Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre

With over 200 stalls, the Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre is the perfect place to find that unique christmas gift and absorb a the festive atmosphere with stallholders in tradictional costumes.

Date: 29/11/2019

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