Day Trips. Spring, Summer & Autumn 2015

Day Trips Spring, Summer & Autumn 2015 Booking Hotline 01423 321246 From Harrogate: • Ripon • Knaresborough • Wetherby & District From York: • Acomb...
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Day Trips Spring, Summer & Autumn 2015

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From Harrogate: • Ripon • Knaresborough • Wetherby & District From York: • Acomb •Haxby • Easingwold • Tadcaster & District

Welcome to our 2015 selection

Welcome to our main 2015 days out brochure, packed full of ideas for great days out throughout the summer months and onwards into autumn. You’ll notice many days out have been reduced in cost and also the chance to save even more money with the introduction of ‘family saver’ tickets on many coastal destinations. Our gardening expert Sarah Hopps will be escorting a brand new handpicked selection of gardening themed tours, taking you to some very interesting destinations including some not normally open to the public. Our range of concert and shows is constantly being updated, current shows on sale include Cats, Mary Poppins, Annie The Musical and Disney on Ice. register for our ‘E News’ by email and we’ll keep you up to date on all the new releases and special offers. Or like us on Facebook at… For regular travellers, why not join our very own bonus club –see back page for details. We love to hear your comments and feedback. Lots of our excursions are put on following client suggestions. If you have a venue or event you think would be great in our booklet, give Paul, our excursion organiser a call on 01423 321246 to discuss your ideas. Our Christmas range of outings will be added as the year progresses with our next leaflet issued in September. We also have a photo competition for 2015 – take a picture of one of our coaches and send to our Travel Centre. There’s Travel Vouchers as a prize for the winner! The majority of our excursions will be operated by Globe Holidays liveried vehicles, Globe Holidays have been established over 30 years. Thank you for browsing our selection of excursions. For further information on any of these or to make a booking, give our Travel Centre team a call on 01423 321246. The Eddie Brown & Globe team

Attention Group Organisers! We welcome group bookings small and large on all our advertised excursions. With discounts available for group leaders on groups usually 15+ why not let us organise your excursions. For larger groups we can tailor make any excursions you would like on a date to suit you. Call our Travel Centre on 01423 321246 to discuss your ideas.

What more can Eddie Brown Travel offer you? Don’t miss our Holiday 2015 brochure available now, packed full of great holiday ideas including our Door-to-Door departures and Supersavers. Call for your copy on 01423 321246. We also have a large fleet of various sizes for hire, whatever the event, group excursions & holidays, corporate hospitality, school and contract hires, wedding party transport, special occasions, team travel, call our Coach Hire team on 01423 321243.

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Day trips Diary Pickup Route codes can be found against the excursion description. Explanation of departure codes can be found on the back page. For departures prior to April 12, please see our Spring Excursions Leaflet.

APRIL Date Sun 12 Sun 12 Sun 12 Wed 15 Thurs 16 Sat 18 Sat 18 Sun 19 Sun 19 Tues 21 Fri 24 Sat 25 Sat 25 Sun 26 Tues 28 Tues 28 Wed 29

JUNE Destination Beamish Great Northern Steam Fair Durham Bridlington or Scarborough Northallerton Shopper Salts Mill – Saltaire National Memorial Arboretum London Shopper or Imperial War Museum Blackpool Lake District – Keswick & Bowness Supersaver – Grassington Supersaver – Barnsley Market Harrogate Spring Flower Show Whitby Skegness Wray Scarecrows & Western Dales Adel Garden & Stephen Smiths Demo & Lunch with Sarah Hopps Harry Potter Warner Bros Studio Tour

MAY Date Sat 2 Sun 3 Sun 3 Mon 4 Mon 4 Thurs 7 Sat 9 Sun 10 Thurs 14 Sat 16 Sat 16 Sun 17 Sun 17 Thurs 21 Fri 22 Sat 23 Sun 24 Mon 25 Mon 25 Mon 25 Tues 26 Wed 27 Thurs 28 Thurs 28 Fri 29 Sat 30 Sun 31

Destination Cleveland Coast Yorkshire Dales Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza Skipton Waterways Festival Scarborough West Yorkshire Garden Centres Beverley & Bridlington Lakes Explorer Wentworth Gardens with Sarah Hopps Chester or Chester Zoo Haworth 1940’s Event Scarborough Newcastle Quayside Market & Tynemouth Holmfirth, Peak District & Buxton Helmsley & Whitby Duxford VE Day Anniversary Airshow Yorkshire Dales Eden Valley Blackpool Liverpool Cunard Three Queens Meeting Derbyshire Matlock Bath Whitby Yorkshire Sculpture Park & Hepworth Hidden Gardens of Lincolnshire with Sarah Hopps Skegness Scarborough or Filey Southport Lake District – Heart of Lakes

Date Wed 3 Fri 5 Sat 6 Sat 6 Sat 6 Sun 7 Mon 8 Fri 12 Sat 13 Sun 14 Sun 20 Sun 21 Sun 21 Sun 21 Wed 24 Wed 24 Fri 26 Sat 27 Sat 27 Sat 27 Sun 28 Sun 28 Sun 28 Sun 28 Sun 28 Tues 30

Destination Ilkley & Haworth Whitby via Yarm Ideal Homes Show – Event City Trafford Centre Legoland Manchester / Sealife Centre Northumberland Coastlines inc. Holy Island Lowther Castle Gardens with Sarah Hopps Boundary Mills Colne & Skipton Chester, Cheshire Oaks or Blue Planet Aquarium Lincoln (Magna Carta Weekend) Isle of Anglesey Whitby Lake District – Keswick and Bowness Knowsley Safari Park National Guide Dogs Breeding Centre Warwick Castle Howard Flower Festival Scarborough (Armed Forces Day) Blackpool (Armed Forces Day) Coronation Street The Tour Bridlington Filey on Regatta Day Morecambe (on Kite Event day) Beamish 1950’s Event Durham Whitby via Goathland “Heartbeat”

JULY Date Sat 4 Sat 4 Sat 4 Sun 5 Sun 5 Mon 6 Sat 11 Sat 11 Sat 11 Sun 12 Sun 12 Sun 12 Tues 14 Thurs 16 Fri 17

Destination Franki Valli – Leeds Arena New Brighton, Wirral & Liverpool Albert Dock Scarborough Skipton Sheep Day Portmeirion Snowdonia Scenery Alnwick Castle Tour Buxton Carnival Well Dressing Festival Bridlington (Seafood Festival) Sewerby Hall & Bridlington Hampton Court Palace 500th Birthday Yorkshire Dales Whitby Great Yorkshire Show Great Yorkshire Show Skipton on Market day & Grassington

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AUGUST continued…

Date Sat 18 Sun 19 Sun 19 Sun 19 Mon 20 Mon 20 Tues 21 Tues 21 Wed 22 Wed 22 Thurs 23 Fri 24 Fri 24 Sat 25 Sat 25 Sun 26 Sun 26 Mon 27 Mon 27 Tues 28 Tues 28 Tues 28 Tues 28 Wed 29 Thurs 30 Thurs 30 Thurs 30 Fri 31 Fri 31

Date Thurs 13 Fri 14 Sat 15 Sun 16 Sun 16 Mon 17 Mon 17 Tues 18 Wed 19 Wed 19 Wed 19 Thurs 20 Thurs 20 Thurs 20 Fri 21 Sat 22 Sat 22 Sat 22 Sun 23 Sun 23 Sun 23 Mon 24 Tues 25

Destination Cleethorpes on Carnival Day Blackpool Fleetwood Festival Norfolk Coastlines Northumberland Coastlines inc. Holy Island Yorkshire Lavender, Thornton Dale & Whitby Thorntons Chocolates Beverley & Bridlington Thorntons Chocloates Yorkshire Dales (Richmond, Hawes, Leyburn) Tatton Park RHS Flowershow Edinburgh Royal Yacht Britannia Sunderland International Airshow Coronation Street The Tour Scarborough Lake District – Keswick and Bowness Elvis The Exhibition @ 02 East Coast of Yorkshire Tour MINI Car Plant Tour Oxford Bempton RSPB Birds & Bridlington Bridlington Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio Tour Ampleforth Abbey Tour & Lunch Blackpool Hot Ice Show – Blackpool Chatsworth Chester or Chester Zoo

AUGUST Date Sat 1 Sat 1 Sun 2 Sun 2 Mon 3 Tues 4 Tues 4 Tues 4 Wed 5 Thurs 6 Fri 7 Sat 8 Sat 8 Sun 9 Sun 9 Mon 10 Tues 11 Wed 12 Wed 12 Thurs 13

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Destination National Memorial Arboretum (Plant Fair Event) Yorkshire Dales (on Yorkshire Day) Llandudno Whitby Bakewell Show Birkheads Secret Garden with Sarah Hopps Bridlington Scarborough Elvis The Exhibition @ 02 Bletchley Park Cotswolds Farm Park BBC Media City Tour Salford Quays (Imperial War Museum/The Lowry) Highgrove Garden Tour Skegness on Carnival Day Blackpool on Airshow Day Kettlewell Scarecrows & Hawes Eden Camp or Flamingoland Moonraker Canal Cruise & Holmfirth Buckingham Palace

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Tues 25 Wed 26 Wed 26 Thurs 27 Thurs 27 Fri 28 Sat 29 Sat 29 Sat 29 Sat 29 Sun 30 Sun 30 Mon 31 Mon 31 Mon 31 Mon 31

Destination Darlington Summer Market & Richmond Scarborough Whitby on Regatta Day Whitby on Regatta Day Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, Haworth Concorde Experience at Manchester Airport Trafford Centre Thorntons Chocolates National Guide Dogs Breeding Centre Warwick Thorntons Chocolates Thorntons Chocolates Southport Southport Flower Show Hull or The Deep & Hull Houses of Parliament London Edinburgh Tattoo Liverpool Scarborough or Filey Yorekshire Dales West Midlands Safari Park Martin Fish Garden & Newby Hall Garden with Sarah Hopps Yorkshire Wildlife Park Harry Potter Warner Bros. Tour Travel Club Members Day Out Cadbury World Coronation Street The Tour Blackpool or St Annes Chester or Chester Zoo Alnwick/Alnwick Garden Beverley and Bridlington Highgrove Garden Tour Whitby Lake District Highgrove Garden Tour Alton Towers Resort Northumberland Coastlines inc. Holy Island Scarborough

SEPTEMBER Date Wed 2 Wed 2 Wed 2 Thurs 3 Thurs 3 Fri 4 Sat 5 Sat 5 Sat 5 Sat 5 Sun 6

Destination Gresgarth Garden with Sarah Hopps Bridlington Flamborough Head Luncheon Stratford upon Avon Heritage Motor Centre Yorkshire Sculpture Park & Hepworth Buckingham Palace Chatsworth Country Fair Blackpool CATS Beamish (Festival of Agriculture)

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OCTOBER

Date Sun 6 Sun 6 Tue 8 Wed 9 Thurs 10 Thurs 10 Fri 11 Fri 11 Sat 12 Sat 12 Sun 13 Sun 13 Mon 14 Tues 15 Wed 16 Thurs 17 Fri 18 Fri 18 Sat 19 Sat 19 Sat 19 Sun 20 Sun 20 Tues 22 Wed 23 Thur 24 Fri 25 Fri 25 Sat 26 Sat 26 Sat 26 Sun 27 Sun 27

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Destination Durham Scarborough Whitby & Robin Hoods Bay Bowes Museum Barnard Castle Stitching, Sewing, Hobbycrafts at Event City Trafford Centre Bury Market East Lancashire Railway Southport (Airshow Day) Cambridge or Ely North Northumberland Whitby Chesterfield Market Welldressings Cleveland Coastal Tour Skipton Canal Cruise (with afternoon tea) Scarborough Harrogate Autumn Flower Show Thirsk, Helmsley & Pickering Grassington 1940’s Event Footman James Classic Car Show Manchester Trafford Centre / Salford Quays Scarborough or Filey Duxford Battle of Britain Anniversary Airshow Lion Inn North Yorkshire Moors Lunch Ellerker & Breezy Knees Gardens with Sarah Hopps Holmfirth, Peak District and Buxton Whitby via Helmlsey Ilkley & Haworth Coronation Street ‘The Tour’ & Trafford Centre Annie The Musical – Manchester Manchester Shopper Skirlington Market & Bridlington Snowdonia/Conwy Explorer

Wed 7 Fri 9 Sat 10 Sun 11 Wed 14 Fri 16 Sat 17 Sat 17 Sun 18 Tue 20 Thur 22 Fri 23 Sat 24 Sat 24 Sat 24 Sun 25 Mon 26 Mon 26 Tues 27 Tues 27 Wed 28 Wed 28 Thurs 29 Thurs 29 Fri 30 Sat 31 Sat 31

Destination Preston & Barton Grange Beverley & Bridlington Burghley Flower Festival Lake District Autumn Tints Derbyshire Peak District – Bakewell & Buxton Kiplin Hall & Thorp Perrow Arboretum with Sarah Hopps Newcastle/Mertrocentre Newark Antiques & Collectors Fair Southport Cotswolds Autumn Tints Northallerton shopper Boundary Mills & Skipton Pickering 1940’s Railway at War event Knowsley Safari Park Northumberland Coastlines inc. Holy Island Settle/Carlisle Railway Settle/Carlisle Railway Barnsley Market & Meadowhall Shopper Lincoln on Sausage Festival Day Bramley Apple Festival Southwell + Newark Robin Hood Pageant / Nottingham Shopper Blackpool Illuminations Yorkshire Wildlife Park National Brewery Centre Museum Tour Fred Dibnah / Oswaldtwistle Mills Scarborough Alton Towers Resort Scarefest Chester, Chester Zoo or Cheshire Oaks Blackpool Illuminations Leicester Whitby via Helmsley Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio Tour Liverpool

Gardens With Sarah!

Just for the Day!

Days out with Sarah – Perfect for garden enthusiasts and plant lovers, these day trips include garden admissions and special added touches, from a tour of the gardens to delicious refreshments.

York Gate Garden, Stephen H Smiths Garden Centre Gardening Demonstration &Lunch

£42.95

Tuesday 28th April 2015 – No better way to start the gardening season with a visit to the famous Stephen H. Smith’s Garden Centre on the outskirts of Otley. Here, not only can you browse the large range of plants, accessories and more you’ll be treated to an exclusive gardening demonstration for our group. Here we also include a warming light lunch, before continuing to York Gate Garden at Adel, a true miniature masterpiece of 20th Century garden design, tucked away in a charming corner of Yorkshire and bordered by stunning countryside. Enjoy stunning architectural features, seasonal blooms and soak up the garden’s intimate atmosphere. Light refreshments are available here as well as a plant stall. £42.95 (Includes Garden Demo’, Light Lunch, York Gate Garden admission)

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All pick-up codes for these tours will be: Route A n and Route B n

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Wentworth Castle Gardens & Lunch

Thursday 14th May 2015 – Wentworth Castle Gardens are considered to be one of the most important historical £49.95 gardens in the North of England and recently featured on the BBC TV series ‘Restoration’. On our guided tour, see the secret gardens which are being restored as part of a major £17.5 million project and enjoy the atmospheric views, woodland walks, restored historic pleasure garden and impressive collection of magnolias, camellias and rhododendrons, some of which will be at their best at this time of year. Includes welcome drink on arrival and ham/cheese sandwich & fresh salad lunch with tea/coffee & cake. We also include a visit to the popular Wentworth Garden Centre in time for their spring/summer ranges. £49.95 (Includes Entry/Tour and Lunch)

Hidden Gardens of Lincolnshire & Lunch Special

Thursday 28th May 2015 – Two delightful Lincolnshire gems are on our itinerary today – Hall Farm Garden at Harpswell, a 3-acre garden renowned for its shrubs, old roses and an enormous range of perennials and Goltho Gardens near Wragby, a 4.5 acre garden referred to as “one of the greatest gardens of the future”, featuring abundantly planted borders, rose borders and stunning wild flower meadow. There’s also a tea shop and nursery. Included is a buffet lunch of local delights with tea/coffee at Uncle Henry’s award winning Farm Shop and Restaurant.

£49.95

£49.95 (Includes Entry to Hall Farm Garden, Goltho Garden + Buffet Lunch)

Lowther Castle Gardens – A Visit of Discovery

Monday 8th June 2015 – A romantic ruined castle presiding over 130 acres of lost historic gardens in the process of £45.50 reclamation. Sited on the edge of the Lake District National Park and the Eden Valley. The castle and grounds had been closed to the public for over 70 years until they became the subject of one of Europe’s largest reclamation and restoration projects in 2011. The current gardens lie over the top of late 17th century remains, often to the same footprint, and have survived in varying degree as wild woodland or the Victorian and Edwardian designs. There are beautiful original features mixed with wild areas that house our protected endangered wildlife, that are defined on the west side by a limestone escarpment with stunning views over the Ullswater and Haweswater hills towards the old Roman road of High Street. All protected behind the dramatic Smirke designed ruin of the castle. We include a guided tour along with lunch. £45.50 (Includes Entry to Lowther Castle Gardens, Guided Tour and Lunch)

Birkheads Secrets Discovery

Tuesday 4th August 2015 – Heading north, firstly calling in at the Durham Botanic Garden. Wander through the £49.95 Alpine Garden, Winter Garden, Bamboo Grove and the recently developed Woodland Garden and wild flower meadow. With many places to just sit and muse, view the Modern Art and walk through the desert house to see the collection of cacti that thrive in this arid climate. Into the tropical rainforest house, see and feel what it is like to be in such environs, you can even make it rain! We later continue to Birkhheads Secret Garden,.three acres of themed garden includes formal topiary, herbaceous borders, gravel garden, Bowes Railway garden, wild flower meadow, wildlife pond, meditation garden, winter garden and beachcombers garden. All designed by Christine Liddle with magnificent views over open countryside. There is also a well stocked plant nursery. We include a guided tour here plus tea/coffee & cake. £49.95 (Includes Entry to Botanic Gardens, Birkheads Entry, Guided Tour & Refreshments)

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Martin Fish Private Garden Tour & Newby Hall Gardens

Tuesday 25th August 2015 – A local destination today, Newby Hall's 25 acres of award-winning gardens, £39.95 created in the early 1920s have evolved (and are still evolving) over the years and have made a major contribution to 20th century gardening. The gardens are a haven for both specialists and amateur gardeners. Designed astride one of Europe's longest double herbaceous borders are numerous formal 'compartmented' gardens such as the Rose garden. No visit is complete without a visit to Newby’s Plant Centre, along with an opportunity for optional lunch in The Garden Restaurant. We later continue to Martin Fish’s private garden for a special group visit. This garden covers ¾ of an acre featuring shrubs perennials along with a newly landscaped courtyard garden. There’s also a question and answer opportunity and included tea/coffee and homemade cake. £39.95 (Includes Newby Hall Garden Admission, Martin Fish Garden Entry and Refreshments)

Gresgarth Hall Garden

Wednesday 2nd September 2015 – By popular request we re-visit this beautiful private estate, a true hidden Lancashire gem. Home of the renowned landscape designer Lady Arabella Lennox-Boyd. The grounds feature a stunning collection of layouts from terraced and water gardens to herbaceous borders, an orchard, lake and vegetable garden. We also include a visit to the award winning Barton Grange Garden Centre where you have chance to explore along with opportunity to relax and obtain lunch in one of the popular restaurants.

£47.50

£47.50 (Includes entry and tour at Gresgarth Hall Garden)

Ellerker House Garden & Breezy Knees

Wednesday 23rd September 2015 – Two often overlooked treasures are on our itinerary today, Ellerker house (at £35.00 Everingham) was once the office belonging to Everingham estate, owned by the Duke of Norfolk. The Garden is 5 acres and consists of parkland, home to many mature trees including Corsican Pines, Atlantic Beech and many Oaks, a formal lawn surrounded by colour themed herbaceous borders planted for textures and colour throughout the year. A Rose archway planted with old English Roses leads towards the lake which is surrounded by a woodland pathway made from tree roots and stumps planted with many spring bulbs, Helebores and Anenomes to give a mass of colour. Opening especially for us, enjoy time to explore this garden along with tea/coffee and fresh home baked cakes! We later continue to one of Yorkshire’s most famous Garden Centres – Langland’s at Shiptonthorpe, here, there is chance to obtain optional lunch in a choice of two café’s along with quality garden shopping and food shop. Our afternoon visit is to Breezy Knees Gardens, 14 acres packed with over 6,000 different varieties of flowers, shrubs and trees. There’s also the adjoining nursery to explore with a great selection of perennials including rare plants and recent introductions. £35.00 (inc. entry to Ellerker House Garden & Breezy Knees Garden)

Thorp Perrow & Kiplin Hall

Tuesday 6th October 2015 – Two North Yorkshire destinations feature in our itinerary, Thorp Perrow Arboretum near Bedale is home to one of the finest collection of trees and shrubs in the country. Autumn usually £39.95 guarantees a blaze of fiery reds, oranges and gold colours, throughout the 100 acres. There’s also the Walled Garden, home to a magnificent collection of Birds of Prey along with Meercats, Wallabies and Reindeer! The intriguing house of Kiplin Hall is now furnished as a comfortable Victorian home with 17 rooms open to the public. The Hall is crowded with an eclectic mix of previous owners’ furniture, paintings, portraits and personalia, including many Arts and Crafts items. Among numerous original paintings from the 16th – 19th centuries are works by Beuckelaer, Carlevarijs, Kauffman and Watts. There’s also Ornamental gardens, a productive Walled Garden, Woodland and Lakeside Walks and an award-winning Tea Room add to the enjoyment of your visit. £39.95 (Including Entry to Thorp Perrow & Kiplin Hall)

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Alnwick

Annie The Musical in Manchester

Opportunity to visit the Alnwick Garden, many themed developing gardens to explore including Europe’s largest wooden treehouse, the Poison Garden as well as stunning water features or spend the day exploring this historic town. Saturday 29th August – £24.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

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Alnwick Castle Tour

Made famous in the Harry Potter films and more recently featuring in Downton Abbey, we include entry as well as a guided tour to learn fascinating facts throughout the castle’s history. Monday 6th July – £35.00 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Alton Towers Resort Experience a mind-blowing mix of fantastic rides and attractions offering unlimited fun for kids of all ages, families and thrill seekers. Monday 31st August – £25.00 Pickup Route: n A n B Wednesday 28th October – £25.00 Pickup Route: n A n B (Scarefest)

Ampleforth Abbey Lunch & Tour A working monastery, our guided tour includes the historic orchards and cider mill where over 40 varieties of apple are pressed and made into drinks. There’s a tasting session plus a light lunch is included before a visit to the Visitors centre and the Abbey. Thursday 30th July – £39.95 (inc. entry, tour, tasting & lunch) Pickup Route: n A n B

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Annie, the world’s favourite family musical, comes to Manchester for 12 performances only. Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search… With its award-winning book and score, this stunning new production includes the unforgettable songs Hard Knock Life, Easy Street, I Don’t Need Anything But You and Tomorrow. Don’t miss Annie – you can bet your bottom dollar that you’ll love it! Saturday 26th September – £69.95 (inc. ticket) (matinee performance) Pickup Route: n A n B

Bakewell Show One of the oldest agricultural shows with nearly 200 years of history held in the heart of the Peak District. The show has evolved from a purely agricultural display to the diverse event it is now with something for everyone! Monday 3rd August £39.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Barnsley Market & Meadowhall Shopper Award winning market, as well as being home to the Globe/Eddie Brown team, call in and say hello! Followed by an afternoon visit to Meadowhall. Friday 23rd October – £15.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

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BBC Behind the Scenes – Manchester Salford Quays Follow in the footsteps of your favourite BBC characters as you go behind the scenes and see the home of Match of the Day, Blue Peter, BBC Breakfast, Dragons Den and many more. Gain a fascinating insight to see how it all works along with the opportunity to take part in your own television production in the interactive studio. There’s also free time to explore the attractions at Salford Quays. Saturday 8th August – Adult £33.95 Senior £32.95 Child £29.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Beamish Take a journey back in time to how it used to be in the North East of England in the 1820, 1910 and 1940. Jump aboard a vintage tram and explore the town, Pit Village, Pockerley Old Hall and Waggonway, visit homes, shops and other fascinating buildings. Meet costumed folk, and new for 2015…. Our two visits are when special events are on to enhance your visit… Sunday 12th April – £18.50 – Great Northern Steam Fair Route Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 28th June – £18.50 – Festival of the 1950’s event Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 6th September – £18.50 – Festival of Agriculture Pickup Route: n A n B

Bempton RSPB Reserve A quarter of a million seabirds including puffins and the UK’s largest seabird, the gannet, make their home on the ledges of the chalk cliffs during the breeding season (Apr-Oct). There’s a brand new visitor centre telling the story of seabirds along with cliff edge viewing platforms which give spectacular views of the nesting birds and the coastline. Tuesday 28th July – £15.95 (coach fare only) Pickup Route: n A n B

Beverley & Bridlington Beverley on market day (Saturday) before an afternoon visit to Bridlington. Saturday 9th May £16.50 Pickup Route: n B Tuesday 21st July £16.50 Pickup Route: n B Saturday 29th August £16.50 Pickup Route: n B Saturday 3rd October £16.50 Pickup Route: n B

Blackpool

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Saver! The home of fun! Endless attractions including the famous Pleasure Beach, Three Piers, The Tower Eye, Tower Ballroom, Madame Tussauds, Blackpool Zoo or even take a tram to visit Cleveleys and Fleetwood. Sunday 19th April – £16.95 Pickup Route: n B Monday 25th May – £17.95 Pickup Route: n C Sat 27th June – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B (Armed Forces Day) Sun 19th July – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Thur 30th July – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Monday 10th August – £17.95 Pickup Route: n C (Airshow Day) Friday 28th August – £17.95 Pickup Route: n C Sat 5th Sept – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Blackpool Airshow Watch planes classic and modern take to the skies in Blackpool’s brilliant airshow. Taking place on the promenade, enjoy this popular event back for Summer 2015. Monday 10th August – £17.95 Pickup Route: n C

Blackpool Illuminations With a late afternoon visit to Blackpool before journeying through the magical illuminations. 2015 exciting new features which are sure to put a twinkle in your eye! Sunday 25th October – £25.00 Pickup Route: n C Thursday 29th October – £25.00 Pickup Route: n C

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Bletchley Park

Bramley Apple Festival, Southwell + Newark Celebrate the UK’s favourite cooking apple in its hometown of Southwell. Set against the backdrop of the stunning Southwell Minster, this food and drink festival celebrates the history and heritage. Newark, a thriving market town on the banks of the River Trent. The historic market town boasts many heritage attractions and is famed for its role in the English Civil War. Saturday 24th October – £25.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

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Bridlington Once Britain’s best kept secret, today Bletchley Park is a heritage site where you can explore some of the iconic WW2 Codebreaking Huts and marvel at the achievements of the Codebreakers whose work is said to have helped shorten the war by two years. The site now features a new visitors and further restored buildings. Saturday 11th July – £48.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Boundary Mills Colne

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Saver! Always a favourite, a traditional seaside resort with award winning promenade and beaches, or even take a visit to explore the ancient streets of the Old Town and Priory Church. Sunday 12th April – £16.50 Pickup Route: n B Sunday 28th June – £16.50 Pickup Route: n B Saturday 11th July – £16.50 Pickup Route: n B Tue 28th July – £16.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Tuesday 4th August – £16.50 Pickup Route: n B Wed 2nd Sept – £16.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

Bridlington Seafood Festival

Pickup a bargain or two at the popular Skipton market before an afternoon visit to the popular Boundary Mill store at Colne, famous for value offering up to 75% off rrp on clothing, shoes, furnishings, glass, china and lots more! Friday 12th June – £17.95 Pickup Route: n C Friday 16th October – £17.95 Pickup Route: n C

Bowes Museum & Barnard Castle

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Home of significant collections of fine and decorative art, regular exhibitions and the famous Silver Swan. 2015 sees a major exhibition entitled Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal, the first exhibition in the UK to present a comprehensive display of the French designer’s work and life. Free time to explore Barnard Castle at leisure. Wednesday 9th September – £16.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

This annual event showcases the best of Bridlington Harbour in celebration of the local maritime heritage and successful fishing fleet, the largest shellfish catching fleet in the UK. Saturday 11th July – £16.50 Pickup Route: n B

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Senior & child prices available on many departures

Buckingham Palace The State Rooms lie at the heart of the Palace and provide the setting for ceremonial occasions and entertaining. They are furnished with many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Canalleto. The 2015 exhibition is titled ‘A Royal Welcome’ and will provide a unique insight into creating the magic and magnificence of an official visit to Buckingham Palace. Thursday 13th August – £63.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 5th September – £63.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Burghley Flower Festival One of the grandest houses of the first Elizabethan age. Tour the house which has been transformed with magnificent floral arrangements, along with gardens and historic walks around the parkland. Saturday 3rd October – £39.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Bury Market Over 200,000 square feet selling area home to over 370 stalls. From exotic indulgences to everyday essentials, you are sure to find what you are looking for at this award winning market. Friday 11th September – £18.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Buxton Carnival Well Dressing Festival 2015 marks 175 years of the tradition of Well Dressing in Buxton. View the dressed wells as well as all of the carnival events along with time to explore this Spa town famed for its magnificent architecture and the Pavilion Gardens, 23 acres of award winning ornamental gardens. Saturday 11th July – £12.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Cadbury World With 14 amazing zones, discover the history, the making and the magic behind one of Britain’s best loved brands on this tour plus time in the world’s biggest Cadbury shop! Thursday 27th August – £32.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Cambridge Famous for its architecture, colleges and majestic buildings, Cambridge is also home to many museums and galleries and quality shopping in one of the UK’s most visited cities. Saturday 12th September £29.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Castle Howard Flower Festival Dating back to the 18th century, today it enjoys a reputation of one of England’s most magnificent houses located in the 10,000 acre estate. Included is a free-flow tour of the house where you’ll discover a treasure trove of inspiring interiors as well as a world renowned collections. There’s time to enjoy the grounds, parkland and gardens. During our visit, the house will have been transformed with stunning floral arrangements which fill rooms with bursts of colour and fragrance. A wide variety of flower displays, from traditional displays to more modern interpretations. Friday 26th June – £26.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n B

CATS Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking 2015 Olivier award nominated musical CATS is to return to Blackpool direct from its sell-out season at the London Palladium in the West End. Adapted from TS Eliot’s ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’, with an amazing musical score that includes the timeless “Memory”, spectacular set designs, stunning costumes and breath-taking choreography, CATS is a magical musical like no other. Early booking recommended! Saturday 5th September – £53.50 (inc. ticket) Pickup Route: n A n B

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Set within its own historic parkland in the heart of Derbyshire, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, explore the house and its treasures along with 105 acres of gardens, water features and giant sculptures. Friday 31st July – £38.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Chatsworth Country Fair For a true taste of the very best the countryside has to offer. You’ll find local produce, exquisite crafts, family events, displays and performances, 300 varied trade stands, grand ring programme, country sport pastimes and much more all held within the picturesque Chatsworth Park. Saturday 5th September – £43.95 (inc. Fair entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Cheshire Oaks Largest designer outlet in the UK, home to over 145 stores all offering leading designer labels offering up to 60% off rrp. Saturday 13th June – £22.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Wednesday 28th October £22.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Chester With its two tier Rows galleries and the most complete City walls in Britain makes Chester an ideal day out for shopping and sightseeing. Saturday 16th May – £22.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 13th June – £22.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Friday 31st July – £22.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 29th August – £22.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Wednesday 28th October £22.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

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Home to over 11,000 creatures from across the planet, discover all that’s new at one of the UK’s most popular Zoos. Don’t miss the new ‘Islands’ experience at Chester Zoo, opening Summer 2015. Saturday 16th May – £22.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Friday 31st July – £22.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 29th August – £22.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Wednesday 28th October £22.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Chesterfield Well Dressing A true Derbyshire tradition dating back hundreds of years, free time in Chesterfield on market day chance to view the Well Dressings on display in the town centre followed by a ride in to the Peak District National Park with a visit to the popular market town of Bakewell, famed for the famous Bakewell Tart. Monday 14th September £21.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Cleethorpes A traditional seaside resort with fun for all! Our visit on 18th July is on Carnival day where thousands of spectators enjoy the annual spectacle along the seafront. Saturday 18th July – £21.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Admissions not included unless otherwise stated

Cleveland Coast

Cotswolds Autumn Tints

Our journey takes us for a morning break in the popular market town of Guisborough prior to heading in the footsteps of Captain James Cook over to the Cleveland Coast where we visit Saltburn, home of the world’s oldest water balance cliff lift and Smugglers Museum before heading for Redcar, with time for optional fish and chips by the sea! Saturday 2nd May – £15.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Tuesday 15th September – £15.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Concorde Experience A visit to the Runway Visitor Park at Manchester Airport. Your chance to board Concorde, see the luxurious leather seats and learn about some of the aircraft's famous passengers. Sit in the pilots seat and discover some of the unique features that made Concorde so special, Free time at the Visitor Park to view the other aircraft and attractions as well as a visit to The Trafford Centre. Monday 17th August – £38.95 (inc. Concorde tour) Pickup Route: n A n B

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Coronation Street ‘The Tour’ Back for 2015, your chance to walk down those famous cobbles. Enhanced for 2015, you can now see Webster’s Garage and Prima Doner as well as the interior set of The Kabin! The guided tour is based behind the actual props, scenes and sets used over the years and you’ll learn stories and fascinating facts about the making of the world famous programme. A must for all Corrie fans! Also includes a visit to the Trafford Centre. Saturday 27th June – £39.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 25th July – £39.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B Thursday 27th August – £39.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 26th September – £39.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

One of the most picturesque regions of the UK. Picture postcard villages known for their charm. We include visits to Broadway, Bourton on the Water and Stow on the Wold. Sunday 11th October – £25.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Cotswolds Farm Park Over 50 flocks and herds of British rare breeds and farm animals to meet. Many demonstrations along with heritage farming. Run by Adam Henson who appears on many TV animal/farming programmes, a must for anyone interested in the English countryside. Friday 7th August – £39.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Darlington Summer Market & Richmond A popular summer market event with stalls and entertainment for everyone, combined with a visit to the Georgian town of Richmond. Thursday 13th August – £16.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

The Deep in Hull Home to 3,500 fish, spectacular sharks and rays. See the penguins on their Kingdom of Ice residence, an exhibit which gives you fantastic views of the penguins both underwater and on land. Also free time at leisure in Hull. Friday 21st August – £17.95 Pickup Route: n B

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Derbyshire – Buxton & Bakewell Buxton and Bakewell, two popular Derbyshire destinations combined with spectacular scenery! Buxton is one of most popular tourist destinations in the Peak District famed for its natural spring water and Georgian architecture, Bakewell a delightful town to explore, home of the famous Bakewell Tart. Monday 5th October – £21.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Durham Visit the cathedral, the castle, museums, shopping or even a cruise on the river. Sunday 12th April – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 28th June – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 6th September – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

Duxford Airshow

Derbyshire Discoverer Our route includes Matlock Bath, a popular tourist destination since the late 17th Century when the spa waters were discovered. Set on the riverbanks, enjoy the attractions or even take a cable car ride. We enjoy a scenic tour of Derbyshire calling at the popular village of Castleton. Monday 25th May – £21.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

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With opportunity to see the collection at the Imperial War Museum Duxford with the added bonus of Air Show days on our visits – 23 May – VE Day Anniversary Airshow with displays remembering victory on the home front. 20 September The Battle of Britain Anniversary Air Show commemorates the 75th anniversary of this famous aerial battle. Early booking recommended. Saturday 23rd May – £59.95 (Inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 20th September – £59.95 (Inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Get ready to be swept away by your favourite Disney stories. Rev up for high-speed stunts as the crew of Disney/Pixar’s Cars race across the ice. Dive into The Little Mermaid’s enchanted undersea kingdom and catch up with the Toy Story gang – the toys are back in town! With sensational skating and special effects, don’t miss the chance to see a show you’ll never forget with Disney On Ice's Worlds of Enchantment. Book early to avoid disappointment! Saturday 21st November – £45.00 (inc. ticket) Pickup Route: n A n B

Our first visit is to the smaller traditional resort of Withernsea, home of the famous lighthouse and gardens. We then head northwards along the coast to Hornsea, with its bustling promenade or explore one of Hornsea’s independent shops and café’s. Our return journey takes us homebound via the Yorkshire Wolds. Monday 27th July – £16.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

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Senior & child prices available on many departures

East Coast of Yorkshire

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East Lancashire Railway

A trip aboard a heritage train through an area renowned for its industrial heritage. Contrasting scenery from the country to the town, we include a return journey on this popular preserved railway. With free time in Bury to visit the Transport Museum, nostalgia guaranteed – see how much you can remember from days gone by! Friday 11th September – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

Eden Camp Military Museum Located on the outskirts of Malton, discover this military museum housed within the grounds of an original prisoner of war camp. See the story of World War Two re-created using sights, sound and smell through displays, artifacts, recollections, vehicle displays and more. Wednesday 12th August – £13.95 Pickup Route: n B

Edinburgh Princes Street for shopping or take in the many sights and attractions the Scottish capital has to offer. Friday 24th July – £45.00 Pickup Route: n A n B

Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2015 will see the world's most spectacular military Tattoo host a parade of talent from 4 continents as the show piece event celebrates 'East Meets West' Set against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, a spine-tingling presentation will include pipers, drummers, singers and dancers as well as one of the world's most sensational percussion groups, Switzerland's Top Secret Drum Corps. Saturday 22nd August – £79.95 (inc. Tattoo Ticket) Pickup Route: n A n B

Elvis at The O2: The Exhibition of His Life. The exhibition will showcase over 300 artefacts direct from the Presley family’s treasured Graceland Archives, some of which have never been exhibited outside of Graceland in Memphis. Over 300 artifacts presented in Elvis at The O2: The Exhibition of His Life will include automobiles, personal items, historical documents, iconic stage costumes, guitars, gold and platinum records, and photography, in addition to dazzling audio and video presentations. Even the famous pool table Elvis played on with The Beatles will be on display. Don’t miss the largest Elvis Outlet shop. Monday 27th July – £69.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B Wednesday 5th August – £69.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Ely Famous for its tranquility, elegance and history, you can feel the City’s time honoured past as you journey through its narrow streets flanked by Victorian, Georgian and 16th Century buildings, Cathedral gardens and delightful waterfront. Ely is home to a plethora of boutique, independent and antique shops, meaning there is something for all tastes. Our visit coincides with the National Heritage Weekend. Saturday 12th September – £29.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Filey Five miles of sandy beach, this traditional seaside resort is famed for its historic promenade, gardens and gentle pace of life. Sunday 28th June – £16.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 23rd August – £16.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

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Flamborough Head with lunch Chance to enjoy lunch at the North Star Hotel at Flamborough – Highly recommended venue in this beautiful part of East Yorkshire. We include two courses before travelling down the coast for an afternoon break by the sea in Bridlington. Choose from the following menu:

Deep Fried Haddock Poached Salmon with Prawn Sauce Roast Loin of Pork Homemade Steak Pie Breast of Chicken with Red Wine Sauce All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes Cold York Ham & Pineapple Salad Vegetarian Option Followed by a selection of desserts (choose on day) and tea or coffee. Wednesday 2nd September – £32.50 (inc. meal) Pickup Route: n A n B

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FlamingoLand

Fantastic rides for all the family along with the popular zoo home to over 140 species of mammals, reptiles and birds. Wednesday 12th August – £13.95 Pickup Route: n B

Fleetwood Festival One of the oldest and largest free family days out in the North West. Over 200 vintage vehicles from steam trucks and fire engines to cars and bicycles. Held throughout the historic town centre also enjoy the popular waterfront of this popular Wyre coast resort famous for its gardens. Sunday 19th July – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

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Footman James Classic Car Show, Event City Held adjacent to the Trafford Centre, showcasing the best of the UK classic car scene, this is one of the biggest classic car shows in the country. It’s packed with hundreds of motoring icons ranging right through the ages; from some of the earliest vehicles ever made, through: pre-war motorcars, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s classics and ‘future classics’ or ‘youngtimers’ from the 80’s and 90’s. From famous marques and models – from outrageous supercars you may have dreamed owning when you were a child, to the family ‘daily drivers’ that you fondly remember. British sports cars and saloons, American muscle cars, European thoroughbreds, Sporting greats and more. Saturday 19th September – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

Franki Valli – Leeds Arena Due to popular demand, American pop icon Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons announce a performance at the first direct arena. They have sold over 100 million records worldwide and defined the sound of an era with classic hits like: Walk Like A Man, Sherry, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Rag Doll, Big Girls Don’t Cry and many more will be visiting the first direct arena. Saturday 4th July – £74.50 (inc. ticket) Pickup Route: n A n B

Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre & Oswaldtwistle Mills A morning visit to the famous Oswaldtwistle Mills, prior to stepping into the world of the famous Steeplejack engineer with a visit to his fully restored home and work yard. Capture the essence of industrial Victorian Britain with his collection of steam-powered machinery and reminisce whilst enjoying included refreshments. Visit the quaint gift shop for some unusual mementos too. Tuesday 27th October – £36.50 (inc. entry and refreshments) Pickup Route: n C

Admissions not included unless otherwise stated

Garden Centres of West Yorkshire

Harrogate Flower Show

Just in time for the new season, a visit to three popular garden centres, Stephen H Smith’s, Tong Garden Centre and Langlands. Thursday 7th May – £15.95 Pickup Route: n A

Grassington 1940’s This idyllic Yorkshire Dales village hosts a 1940’s weekend. Take a stroll around, enjoy the many events, people dressed in period costume, displays, military vehicles and lots more. Saturday 19th September – £16.50 Pickup Route: n C

Great Yorkshire Show Held on the edge of Harrogate, this premier agricultural event is more than just a celebration of Yorkshire, as it sees all aspects of country life and farming come together plus key attractions and displays, animals, fashion and cooking, exclusive shopping, flower and garden show and lots more to enjoy. Tuesday 14th July – £36.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A Thursday 16th July – £36.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A

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Hampton Court Palace 500th Birthday!

Building commenced half a millennium ago and the resulting Palace built for King Henry VIII has stood on the bank of the river Thames as a symbol of power, prestige and majesty ever since. In this special year you can explore 500 years of history. The Tudor Palace comes to life on 12th July, travel back in time with period costumed actors, displays, music and more! Sunday 12th July – £65.00 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

One of the most prestigious independent gardening events, discover beautiful show gardens, expert demonstrations and inspiration for your garden! Saturday 25th April – £29.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B Friday 18th September – £29.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio Tour London A must for all Harry Potter fans! Up close explorations of the film’s iconic settings, special effects and scenes, plus one or two surprises along the way. New for 2015 – The Hogwarts Express locomotive will feature in a new exhibition, recreating the magical landing stage, Platform 9¾. Wednesday 29th April – £69.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B Wednesday 29th July – £69.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B Wednesday 26th August – £69.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 31st October £69.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Haworth 1940’s One of the most popular and famous of this type of event, Haworth steps back in time with events and displays to enjoy plus opportunity to enjoy a heritage train ride aboard the Keighley and Worth Valley Steam Railway. Saturday 16th May – £16.95 Pickup Route: n C

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Heritage Motor Centre Warwickshire

Holmfirth & Moonraker Canal Cruise Over to Holmfirth, Last of the Summer wine country, with free time before continuing across the Pennines to Saddleworth where we enjoy a leisurely late afternoon cruise along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal through beautiful scenery complete with tea and scone. Wednesday 12th August – £28.50 (inc. cruise and tea/scone) Pickup Route: n C

Holmfirth, Peak District & Buxton

Step back in time, 180 cars telling the story of 120 years of motoring history. Famous cars from the world of TV and more form part of the world’s largest collection of historic British vehicles. There’s hands-on activities for the younger visitor. There’s many unique collections housed in the modern buildings including the Jaguar Heritage Display, plus smaller manufacturers including Morgan, niche producers such as Land Rover, to the mainstream producers such as Austin and Morris. The Trust also works closely with the heritage arms of Britain’s major car concerns, including Ford, Jaguar and Vauxhall, to bring some of their historic vehicles to the museum for visitors to enjoy. Thursday 3rd September – £37.95 (adult) £34.95 (child 5-16yrs) (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Highgrove Garden (HRH Prince of Wales Garden) We have been lucky to secure tickets for the summer opening of Highgrove Garden. HRH The Prince of Wales has spent 30 years transforming the grounds into some of the most inspiring and innovative gardens, encouraging both plants and wildlife to thrive. The guided tour is led by one of HRH’s guides along with time to visit The Highgrove Shop. Sunday 9th August – £69.95 (inc. garden entry & tour) Pickup Route: n A Saturday 29th August – £69.95 (inc. garden entry & tour) Pickup Route: n B Monday 31st August – £69.95 (inc. garden entry & tour) Pickup Route: n B

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Best known for its 'Last of the Summer Wine' connections,  you can explore 'ginnels' and discover former weavers' cottages, art and craft galleries, as well as some familiar TV locations to spot before travelling through Peak District scenery to enjoy an afternoon break in the Derbyshire Spa town of Buxton. Thursday 21st May – £21.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Thursday 24th September – £21.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

Hot Ice Show – Afternoon Preview Show & Fish & Chip High Tea Back for 2015, this spectacular ice show returns to Blackpool Pleasure Beach, featuring more than 20 skating stars from across the globe including stars from ITV’s Dancing on Ice, combining special effects, fantastic lasers, superb costumes and amazing music. A must for all ice show lovers! We complete the day with an included fish and chip meal. Thursday 30th July– £39.95 (inc. ticket & fish & chips) Pickup Route: n A n B

Houses of Parliament Your opportunity to see the Commons and Lords Chambers, the Queens Robing Room, the Royal Gallery and Westminster Hall on this fascinating tour around some of the most important areas of Parliament. Saturday 22nd August – £59.95 (inc. tour) Pickup Route: n A n B

Senior & child prices available on many departures

Hull Awarded the UK City of Culture for 2017, explore this maritime city rich in history. Explore the Old Town and Museums quarter or retail therapy at Princes Quay. Friday 21st August – £17.95 Pickup Route: n B

Ideal Homes Show Held adjacent to the Trafford Centre, over 300 exhibitors across seven dedicated show areas, from interiors to home improvements, food & housewares to technology, gardens, fashion & beauty and shopping. Each section gives you the chance to explore thousands of products, exclusive show offers and items you wouldn’t find on the high street. Saturday 6th June – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

Ilkley & Haworth A visit to the elegant spa town of Ilkley followed by an afternoon visit to Haworth, made famous by the Bronte Sisters. Wednesday 3rd June – £15.95 Pickup Route: n C Friday 25th September – £15.95 Pickup Route: n C

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway/Haworth A heritage railway running through the landscape that famously inspired the great works of the Bronte Sisters. Journey aboard a vintage train as we include an all line rover for you, explore the museums, interactive displays, relive the famous story of The Railway Children plus take time to explore Haworth/ Sunday 16th August – £32.50 (inc. rail rover ticket) Pickup Route: n C

Kettlewell Scarecrows Enjoy the scenic beauty the Yorkshire Dales has to offer, visiting the idyllic village of Kettlewell who are hosting their annual Scarecrow Festival. A great fun event for all, follow the theme, solve the riddles and see who you can spot! Our day also includes a visit to the popular market town of Hawes, home of the famous Cheesemakers. Tuesday 11th August – £16.95 Pickup Route: n C

Knowsley Safari Experience

Isle of Anglesey – Welsh Scenery

Travelling into North Wales, we visit Conwy, a fine medieval walled town prior to crossing the famous Menai Bridge on to the Isle of Anglesey with an afternoon break in the historic town of Beaumaris Saturday 20th June – £29.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

One of Merseyside’s Premier attractions, encounter 700 wild animals on the 550 acre safari drive. Experience the new Bat Forest, plus loads of other attractions to enjoy including the bird of prey experience, Elephant Platform, Giraffe Tower, bug house, Birds of Prey Experience keeper talks and the famous sea lion show! Sunday 21st June – £29.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 17th October – £29.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

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Lake District – Keswick & Bowness on Windermere

Leicester – King Richard III Visitor Centre Explore the history of this heart of England city, including the New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, home of the enormous Rutland dinosaur. There’s the National Space Centre, home of the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium plus the new King Richard III Visitor Centre which has been created around the poignant place where King Richard III’s remains were buried for more than half a millennium. Thursday 29th October – £25.50 (coach fare only) Pickup Route: n A n B

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Lincoln

Whatever the season, it’s always a beautiful time to enjoy a tour through the heart of the Lake District with free time at leisure in Keswick and Bowness on Windermere, perhaps enjoy a cruise on the lake. Sunday 19th April – £21.00 Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 10th May – £21.00 Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 26th July – £21.00 Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 30th August – £21.00 Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 4th October – £21.00 Pickup Route: n A n B

A city of discovery, whether a day’s sightseeing or some retail therapy, no visit this year will be complete without a visit to the newly reopened Lincoln Castle after its £22m restoration, all in time to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. Sunday 14th June – £21.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 24th October – £21.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Lincoln Sausage Festival A must for all food lovers! Taking place in the historic heart of the city, browse over 50 stands offering their fresh produce along with demonstrations at this annual event celebrating delicious Lincolnshire food. A food lovers paradise! Saturday 24th October – £21.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Lake District – Heart of Lakes Travelling via the picturesque A66 across Bowes Moor, enjoy a late morning visit to the Market town of Kendal. Our afternoon route takes us alongside Lake Windermere visiting Ambleside before our last visit of the day to Grasmere – famous for its Wordsworth connections and gingerbread. Sunday 31st May – £21.00 Pickup Route: n A n B

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Lion Inn North Yorkshire Moors Lunch Voted one of the most picturesque places in Yorkshire, the popular historic Lion Inn is situated at the connecting ridge between Farndale and Rosedale with outstanding views of the valley and surrounding open moorland. We include a 3-course lunch with choices. Tuesday 22nd September – £29.95 (inc. 3 course meal) Pickup Route: n A n B

Admissions not included unless otherwise stated

Liverpool – Cunard Line’s Three Queens Meeting May 2015 will see Cunard return to its spiritual home in Liverpool, to celebrate its 175th ammiversary. Cunard’s three Queens – Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria will meet on the Liverpool waterfront in a spectacular one off event. Monday 25th May – £21.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

London Shopper London at leisure, see the latest exhibitions or enjoy a day’s retail therapy! Saturday 18th April – £45.00 Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 22nd August – £45.00 Pickup Route: n A n B

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Liverpool The city that oozes culture and heritage! A key destination for art lovers and museum goers. Explore the impressive new shopping centre Liverpool One or visit the Beatles Experience, waterfront attractions, Maritime Museum (Titanic Exhibition) or a cruise on the Mersey. Monday 25th May – £21.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 23rd August – £21.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 31st October – £21.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

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Llandudno

Popular North Wales resort, enjoy all the attractions including the Great Orme. Our May visit is on Victorian Extravaganza weekend with various events taking place through the town with street entertainment and much more for the whole family. Also don’t forget to discover the White Rabbit & learn all about Alice on the Alice in Wonderland Trail! Sunday 3rd May – £29.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 2nd August – £29.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

A wealth of attractions to discover including the Museum of Science and Industry, the popular National Football Museum, along with great shopping experiences often referred to as second only to London. Saturday 26th September – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

MINI Plant Oxford Tour The birthplace and heart of MINI production. Manufactured to individual customer specifications, hundreds of these cars leave the assembly line every day off to new owners in 108 countries around the world. Gain an insight in to the automotive production during the guided plant tour. You’ll also see various parts of assembly form the welding of steel parts in to car bodies to the individual interior equipment in the assembly. Tuesday 28th July – £54.95 (inc. guided tour) Pickup Route: n A n B

Morecambe A favourite seaside resort, visit the larger than life Eric Morecambe statue or even take afternoon tea at the art deco styled Midland Hotel. Our visit on 28th June is on Morecambe’s famous kite flying championship day. Sunday 28th June – £19.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

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National Breeding Centre for Guide Dogs Visit the cute puppies who become Guide Dogs. These adorable puppies are the future generation of guide dogs for the whole of the UK. This tour is both informative and educational along with the cute factor! Visitors are asked to make a donation in support of the upkeep of the excellent work undertaken on the day. We also include free time in historic Warwick. Wednesday 24th June – £29.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Wednesday 19th August – £29.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

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National Brewery Centre Tour Incorporating large elements of the Bass Collection, learn about the legendary Bass family and their role in developing brewing. The museum also celebrates the social history, the link with shire horses, real life experience and stories of the people who helped build Burton’s world renowned brewing reputation. Also included is a guided tour of the largest brewery site in the UK and the William Worthington’s micro-brewery Monday 26th October – £39.95 (inc. entry & tour) Pickup Route: n A n B

National Memorial Arboretum The UK’s year-round centre of remembrance, a spiritually uplifting place which honours the fallen, recognizes service and sacrifice and fosters pride in our country. Set in 150 acres of trees and gardens in rural Staffordshire, with free time to explore the Arboretum at leisure. Our August visit is on their annual plant sale event day. Saturday 18th April – £25.00 Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 1st August – £25.00 (Plant Fair Event) Pickup Route: n A n B

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New Brighton & Liverpool Albert Dock Travelling via the Mersey Tunnel, our first visit of the day is to this hidden gem of a seaside resort… in the afternoon continue to Liverpool’s famous Albert Dock with free time at leisure many attractions, galleries, etc to explore. Saturday 4th July £22.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Newcastle Quayside Market & Tynemouth Featuring a vibrant and varied selection of stalls including designers, artists, jewellers, fashion, as well as food and much more as the market takes over the Quayside area. There’s also the opportunity to see the latest exhibition at The Baltic before continuing to Tynemouth. Sunday 17th May – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

Newark Antiques Fair Marketed as the largest in Europe, the ultimate of treasure hunting grounds, held on an enormous 84 acre site, featuring every possible item you could imagine! Will you spot a bargain? Friday 9th October – £29.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Newcastle or Metrocentre A days shopping or a day exploring the latest events in the many galleries and museums including The Baltic or may be take a cruise on the Tyne or enjoy shopping under one roof at the Metrocentre. Wednesday 7th October – £16.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Senior & child prices available on many departures

Norfolk Coastlines & Country Enjoy the beauty of North Norfolk as we head to the popular costal resorts of Hunstanton and Sheringham, famed for their traditional seaside feel, natural coastline and beaches. Sunday 19th July – £34.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Northallerton Popular market day and high street shopping (approx. 3 hours) Wednesday 15th April – £11.95 Pickup Route: n B Wednesday 14th October – £11.95 Pickup Route: n B

Oxford Whether it is cultural, architectural, historical or simply shopping, this city has something for everyone! Tuesday 28th July £29.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Pickering 1940’s War Event The whole of Pickering is decorated and themed towards the Second World War. There’s 1940’s stalls and vintage vehicles plus chance to ride aboard the North Yorkshire Moors Railway which also takes on a 1940’s theme along the line and aboard the trains. Saturday 17th October £15.95 Pickup Route: n B

Portmeirion & Snowdonia

Northumberland Coastlines & Holy Island Featuring a journey across the famous causeway to Lindisfarne with free time to visit the Abbey and Castle followed by a visit to the picturesque villages of Bamburgh with its Castle or the fishing village of Seahouses. Sunday 7th June – £24.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Monday 20th July – £24.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Monday 31st August – £24.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 18th October – £24.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

North Northumberland Our route takes in this famous coastline from Alnmouth, Craster, Bamburgh and finally Berwick upon Tweed – the northernmost town in England situated at the mouth of the River Tweed. Sunday 13th September – £26.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

Outstanding scenery combined with the wonderful Italianate style architecture at Portmeirion. This unique village is on its own peninsula on the southern shores of Snowdon, surrounded by sub tropical gardens, woodlands and miles of sandy beaches. Sunday 5th July £45.00 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Preston & Barton Grange A city with history and heritage plus a lively thriving market, discover this city along with a visit to the award winning Barton Grange garden centre, a destination regularly requested. Friday 2nd October – £17.95 Pickup Route: n C

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Robin Hood Pageant / Nottingham Shopper

Nottingham Castle plays host to the Robin Hood Pageant, re-creating an atmosphere of a time long past. The grounds of Nottingham Castle will be transformed into a medieval village encampment complete with a range of colourful characters allowing you travel back in time to the 12th Century. Or spend the day visiting Nottingham’s famous attractions including the City of Caves or simply a days retail therapy! Saturday 24th October – £22.50 (coach fare only) Pickup Route: n A n B

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Saver! Whatever the weather, Britain’s first seaside resort is packed with things to see and do. From golden beaches to traditional seaside amusements, boat filled harbour, castle, plus not forgetting the North Bay attractions including Peasholm Park and Sealife Centre. Sunday 12th April – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Monday 4th May – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Sunday 17th May – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Friday 29th May – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Saturday 27th June – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B (Armed Forces Day) Saturday 4th July – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Sunday 26th July – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Tuesday 4th August – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Friday 14th August – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Sunday 23rd August – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Monday 31st August – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Sunday 6th Sept – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Sunday 20th Sept – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Thursday 17th Sept – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Tuesday 27th Oct – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B

Settle – Carlisle Railway

Royal Yacht Britannia Enjoy a visit to this floating palace at its Ocean Terminal home in Edinburgh. Learn about the vessels fascinating past, all who sailed plus visit the State Drawing Room, Sun Lounge, Crew Quarters and one or two surprises! With free time at leisure in Edinburgh. Friday 24th July £49.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Salford Quays / Imperial War Museum See the latest exhibitions at The Lowry, explore the Imperial War Museum North or retail therapy at the Lowry Outlet Mall. Saturday 8th August – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 19th September – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

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One of the finest rail journeys in the UK. The 72 mile route takes you from Skipton through the Yorkshire Dales into the Eden Valley and across the famous Ribblehead Viaduct. With free time in Carlisle. Tuesday 20th October – £42.50 (inc. return railway journey) Pickup Route: n A Thursday 22nd October £42.50 (inc. return railway journey) Pickup Route: n B

Admissions not included unless otherwise stated

Sewerby Hall Gardens & Bridlington

Skipton on Market Day & Grassington Market day shopping or explore the many attractions before a ride into the Yorkshire Dales for an afternoon break in Grassington. Friday 17th July – £15.95 Pickup Route: n C

Skipton Waterways Festival Now in its 14th year, featuring decorated boats, this year’s theme being Nursery Rhymes. Decorated boats to admire along with entertainment for all the family taking place plus heritage boats, canal trips, stalls, entertainers and lots more. Monday 4th May – £14.95 Pickup Route: n C Just up the coast from Bridlington, Sewerby Hall is set on a cliff top position with 50 acres of early century parkland. You can visit the House to learn its heritage, where is interior has been recently restored to look how it did in 1910. There’s a programme of exhibitions, adventure playground, beautiful gardens including a walled rose garden, plus everyone’s favourite – the Sewerby Park zoo with a wide variety of mammals and birds including llamas from South America and ring-tailed lemurs. Saturday 11th July – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B

Skipton & Cream Tea Canal Cruise

Popular Lincolnshire Coastal resort with all the fun of the seaside with the added bonus of it being Carnival Week adding a great atmosphere with fun, entertainment and more for all the family. Sunday 26th April – £19.95 Sunday 9th August – £19.95 (Carnival Day) Pickup Route: n A n B

Skipton on Sheep Day A visit to the historic ‘Sheep town’of Skipton, paying tribute to the heritage where sheep return to the High Street for one day only. The countryside comes in to town with a wide variety of events and displays, together with craft and skills demonstrations plus lots of sheep! Sunday 5th July – £14.95 Pickup Route: n C

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Skegness

Free time to explore Skipton prior to a leisurely afternoon cruise enjoying beautiful Yorkshire Dales scenery complete with included cream tea. Wednesday 16th September – £28.95 (inc. canal cruise & cream tea) Pickup Route: n C

Skirlington Market & Bridlington One of the largest markets in the north with over 400 stalls prior to enjoying some sea air in Bridlington. Sunday 27th September – £16.95 Pickup Route: n B

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Snowdonia & Conwy Explorer

St Annes The relaxing resort of St Annes famous for its gardens and Victorian architecture. Sunday 5th July – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Friday 28th Aug – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts at Event City Held adjacent to the Trafford Centre, this is a ‘must do’ show for anyone interested in everything to do with crafts. Loads of stalls to explore, demonstrations, all the latest products and more! Thursday 10th September – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Enjoy the picturesque natural beauty of North Wales as we travel via the Vale of Conwy to the village of Betws-y-Coed, continuing via the Pass of Llanberis to Conwy, a world heritage site featuring a town of narrow streets and most intact ancient walls in Europe. Sunday 27th September £29.95 Pickup Route: n B

Stratford upon Avon

Southport Often referred to England’s classic resort, enjoy stunning coastline, stylish shopping or enjoy the famous parks and gardens. Saturday 30th May – £21.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Thursday 20th August – £21.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 12th September – £21.50 Pickup Route: n A n B (Airshow Day) Saturday 10th October – £21.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

Southport Flower Show

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A town synonymous with William Shakespeare, 800 years of history to discover. Thursday 3rd September – £25.00 Pickup Route: n A n B

Sunderland International Airshow

Always a favourite, enjoy the show gardens, fresh flower and vegetable displays, speciality foods, celebrity guests and much more including this year’s theme ‘China’. Thursday 20th August – £38.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Stretching for over 2 miles of coastline, see a fantastic flying display and arena programme. There’s also a lot to see on the ground too with a wide range of exhibitors and traders adding to the attractions and activities for all the family. Saturday 25th July – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

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Supersaver Days Out Thursday 16th April – Saltaire (Salts Mill) – £9.99 Pickup Route: n D Tuesday 21st April – Grassington – £9.99 Pickup Route: n D Friday 24th April – Barnsley Market – £9.99 Pickup Route: n D (Bargain price – approx. 2 ½ / 3 hours at destination.)

Tatton Park RHS Flower Show

Thorntons Chocolates A must for all chocolate lovers! We have been fortunate in booking some dates to go ‘behind the scenes’ at this famous chocolate makers. You’ll visit both the manufacturing plant and see the packaging plant. Depending what is scheduled for the day, you may see a cross section of products being made. There is an opportunity to try some of the chocolates at the “tasting station” and visitors will be able to visit the Factory Shop at the end of the tour. Tuesday 21st July – £27.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A Wednesday 22nd July – £27.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n B Tuesday 18th August – £27.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A Wednesday 19th August – £27.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n B

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Trafford Centre

Set within one of Cheshire’s gardens of distinction, this show is always known for its fresh, vibrant feel bursting with summer colours and scents. Gain inspiration and advice from the many show gardens and trade stands all adding up to what is often referred to as ‘the north’s must see gardening event of the year’. Thursday 23rd July – £45.00 (inc. ticket) Pickup Route: n A n B

Thirsk, Helmsley & Pickering 3 North Yorkshire Market towns await us today, Thirsk is home to the James Herriot museum and visitors centre, Helmsley with its famous Castle, Walled garden and an abundance of tea rooms and small independent shops. Finally to the ancient town of Pickering, with its Norman Castle and antiques centre. Friday 18th September – £16.95 Pickup Route: n B

Great shopping, entertainment and leisure, plus the Barton Square home section and Legoland and Sealife attractions all on one site. Saturday 6th June – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Monday 17th August – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Thursday 10th September – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 19th September – £18.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

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Travel Club Mystery Day Out

Whitby

Membership starts at just £10 (see page 30 for full details) Members have the opportunity to book a place on our heavily reduced price summer day out mystery tour at only £9.99 each! Wednesday 26th August – £9.99 Pickup Route: n A n B

Warwick

A historic town waiting to be explored, home of Warwick Castle – Britain’s greatest medieval experience. Wednesday 24th June – £29.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Wednesday 19th August – £29.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

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West Midlands Safari Park

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Home to gothic abbey ruins, working harbor, historic cobbled streets to explore, cosy taverns and award winning fish and chips! We offer a great range of departures, some direct, others visiting places en-route. Saturday 25th April – £12.95 Pickup Route: n B Friday 22nd May – £15.95 (Via Helmsley) Pickup Route: n B Friday 5th June – £15.95 (Via Yarm) Pickup Route: n B Sunday 21st June – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Tuesday 30th June – £15.95 (Via Goathland ‘Heartbeat’) Pickup Route: n B Sunday 12th July – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Sunday 2nd August – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Saturday 15th August – £15.95 (Regatta Day) Pickup Route: n B Sunday 16th August – £15.95 (Regatta Day) Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 30th August – £15.95 (Via Hutton le Hole) Pickup Route: n A n B Tuesday 8th September – £15.95 Optional visit to Robin Hoods Bay Pickup Route: n B Sunday 13th September – £15.95 Pickup Route: n B Friday 25th September – £15.95 (Via Helmsley) Pickup Route: n B Friday 30th October – £15.95 (Via Helmsley) Pickup Route: n B

Over 200 acres of safari and some of the rarest animals.. majestic giraffes, lions and elephants plus lots more activities and events to enjoy including adventure theme park, Meerkat Mayhem, Lemur Woods, Reptile House, Seaquarium, Sea Lion Theatre, penguin cove and an exciting new addition for 2015. Monday 24th August – £32.50 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Heading through the western parts of the Yorkshire Dales, we call in at the market town of Settle before continuing to the pretty Lune Valley village of Wray which has been taken over by hundreds of fun scarecrows at their annual Scarecrow Festival. Tuesday 28th April – £17.95 Pickup Route: n C

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Wray Scarecrows and Western Dales

Yorkshire Dales Discovery The very best scenery, with an optional morning coffee stop at Brymor prior to heading though Wensleydale countryside to Hawes for a lunch break prior to continuing via the Buttertubs pass and Reeth to Richmond for an afternoon break. Sunday 3rd May – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 12th July – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B Saturday 1st August – £17.95 (Yorkshire Day) Pickup Route: n A n B Sunday 23rd August – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Yorkshire Lavender, Thornton Dale & Whitby

Yorkshire Dales Summer Colours

Explore the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales as our route takes us through spectacular countryside stopping at the picturesque towns of Leyburn, Hawes & Richmond. Wednesday 22nd July – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Yorkshire Dales & Eden Valley Yorkshire Dales scenery at its best as we travel via Stainmore Summit into the Eden Valley to the market town of Kirkby Stephen. From here we travel into the Yorkshire Dales National Park visiting Hawes prior to continuing our journey homeward bound via the picturesque famous Ribblehead viaduct. Sunday 24th May – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Yorkshire Lavender at Terrington, famed for its remarkable scents and colours. 60 acres to discover within the Howardian Hills, including lavender garden, deer and Sculpture Park. We continue onwards to the picturesque village of Thornton Dale and across the Yorkshire Moors for an afternoon break in Whitby. Monday 20th July – £17.95 Pickup Route: n A n B

Yorkshire Sculpture Park & The Hepworth Set in stunning landscaped grounds, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park is one of the world’s leading open air galleries. With 500 acres of landscape, historical features, five indoor galleries, outdoor sculpture, a changing programme of displays there is always something new to discover on every visit. We later continue to The Hepworth Gallery at Wakefield, an award winning venue with world-class displays. Wednesday 27th May – £19.50 Pickup Route: n A n B Friday 4th September – £19.50 Pickup Route: n A n B

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park

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Home of Tigers and Lion country, there are walkthrough reserves too. Enjoy Wallaby Walkabout, lemurs and many more animals in this award winning attraction plus discover more about the Park’s efforts to save the rain forest in South America. Tuesday 25th August – £27.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B Monday 26th October – £27.95 (inc. entry) Pickup Route: n A n B

Mary Poppins 2016 – Manchester – On sale now! The magical story of the world's favourite Nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane has been triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs. The stage version of Mary Poppins is brilliantly adapted from the wonderful stories by PL Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film. Wednesday 2nd March 2016 £72.50 (inc. matinee ticket) Pickup Route: n A n B

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Discounts of up to £10.00 per person from our main holiday brochure and discounts from our Supersaver Direct range of holidays (5 days+). There’s discounts off day trips too with a £1 discount (£2 discount on excursions £30+), plus pre booking promotions, summer day out for members, mailouts and lots more.

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£20.00 per person or £35.00 for two persons living at same address.

Senior & child prices available on many departures

Holidays & Short Breaks by Coach Introducing a new range of ‘value for money’ holidays. Looking for a value holiday? Look no further than our selection below, these tours will offer pickups in York, Harrogate , Wetherby & Knaresborough. Bournemouth & Dorset Delights 5-days 21-25 September - £219.99 including luxury coach travel, 4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast at the Britannia Headlands Hotel, 1 full day excursion.

Great Yarmouth & The Sunrise Coast 5-days 24-28 August - £259.00 including luxury coach travel, 4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast at The Hadleigh Gables Hotel, hotel entertainment and 1 full day excursion.

Legoland & Longleat Safari Fun 3-Days 21-23 August – £189.00 including luxury coach travel, 2 nights dinner, bed and breakfast at The Holiday Inn, nr Reading, Entrances to Longleat Safari and Legoland.

Cotswolds, Chocolates & Canals 5-Days 10-14 August – £275.00 including luxury coach travel, 4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast at The Jurys Inn, Birmingham, Full day excursion and admission to Cadbury World.

Further details of these departures are available from our Travel Centre:

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HOW TO BOOK Simply call our Travel Hotline on 01423 321246 where our staff are ready to take your booking. Bookings can be paid for instantly by credit/debit card (2.5% surcharge for Creditcards) and your Travel Tickets will be either posted or emailed to you. You can also post a cheque to us (payable to Globe Holidays Ltd). We also have a network of booking agents around the local area who will be happy to make your bookings Harrogate Area: • Harrogate, Knaresborough, Pateley Bridge & Ripon Tourist Information Centres • King Edwards Drive Post Office • Korner Kabin-Bilton • Starbeck Post Office • Spear Travels – Boroughbridge • Travelwise – Ilkley • TravelBox - Collingham York Area: • Visit York • Acomb Travel • Co-operative Travel Foss Islands & Clifton Moor • Conexo Travel, Haxby • Easi Travel, Easingwold • Heslington, Heworth, Huntington Post Offices Please note all bookings made at agents have a £1.50 per person handling fee Opening Times Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:00 Saturdays (Spring/Summer) 9:00 – 15:00 NOTES: All excursions are subject to published booking terms and conditions available from our Travel Centre or view on line at www.eddiebrowntravel.co.uk. All information is believed correct at time of publication. • Entries are not included to attractions unless stated otherwise. With many venues now we find many customers obtain their own tickets, such as pay once return free for a year, web offers, etc. • Departure times will be confirmed on your Travel Ticket. Please note in some cases feeder vehicles may be used to bring you to/from the main coach.

We offer pickup points from the following locations: Route n A: • Easingwold • Tollerton • Shipton • Skelton • Wigginton • Haxby • New Earswick • Rowntrees Theatre • Clarence Street • Heworth • Kent Street • Blossom Street • Acomb • Tadcaster Route n B: • Ripon • Ripley • Killinghall • New Park • Ripon Road • Harrogate Montpellier • Kings Road • Devonshire Place • Knaresborough Road • Starbeck • Knaresborough • Spofforth • Wetherby Route n C: • Wiggington • Haxby • New Earswick • Rowntrees Theatre • Clarence Street • Heworth • Kent Street • Blossom Street • Acomb • Knaresborough • Starbeck • Knaresborough Road • Devonshire Place • Kings Road • Harrogate Montpellier • Ripon Road • Norwich Drive Route n D: • Harrogate Montpellier • Kings Road • Devonshire Place • Knaresborough Road • Starbeck • Knaresborough • Spofforth • Wetherby Please Note: Pickup points will be in either direction dependent on direction of travel. Not all pickup points will be available on some excursions for operational/logistical reasons. Additional pickups of Tadcaster are available on some Route B departures. We can also offer pickups at Boroughbridge and Thirsk on selected departures.

• Seats – Seats are allocated to a seating plan and therefore early booking is recommended if you have a favourite allocation. We reserve the right to alter allocated seat numbers due to different layout of coach, joint departures and also to maximise the utilization of the coach. • Senior reductions are available on selected excursions where admissions are included. Child prices are available on all excursions.

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