Local joining points for our day excursions are: Butterwick – Bus stop at Five Bells Pub, Freiston – Bus stop next to the church, Fishtoft – Opposite the playing field pavilion car park, Eastwood Road – Opposite the One Stop Shop, Boston Coach Park, Len Medlock Centre, ATS Roundabout – Opposite St Thomas Village Hall, Wyberton – Opposite the Pincushion, Kirton – Town Hall, Swineshead – Opposite the church bus stop on South Street, Sutterton – One way street opposite duck pond.
Saturday 7th November 2020 | £35 Adult | £34 Concession (including entry fee)
An event not to be missed, maybe you’re a crafter, a baker or just a lover of Christmas, today has something for all! Visit the biggest hobby event of the year.
Thursday 29th October 2020 | £10.00.
Autumn days when the grass is jewelled, and there’s lots of fallen chestnut shells. Autumn leaves that are crisp and bold, a season Haines’ know so well. So, let’s explore, Lincolnshire some more. The beautiful Wolds with so much to behold. Enjoy the smell of Autumn dancing in the breeze and the stunning crisp sunburnt leaves. Then visit a beautiful market town of Louth, where you can spend the afternoon looking around.
Tuesday 27th October 2020 | £10.00.
A vibrant market town with an abundance of specialist independent shops, tasty bistro’s and cosy cafes. Visit the local market and grab some tasty local produce or hunt down a bargain.
Monday 26th October 2020 | £29.00.
Visit the unique and interactive visitor experience at the outstanding World of Wedgewood. You have the opportunity to discover the history of Wedgewood and the vision, creativity and passion of its founder as you explore the Museum and see how Josiah Wedgewood transformed English Pottery.
Wednesday 14th October 2020 | £10.00
Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Castle, the Magna Carta, RAF Heritage, it may only be 35 miles away, but this City is full of history and has so much to offer.
Sunday 11th October 2020 | £38.00 (including entry fee)
With ornate interiors and landscaped gardens, the magnificent Castle Howard is one of Britain’s nest stately homes, situated just outside York in the Howardian Hills, an area of outstanding national beauty. Enjoy a day exploring the awe and wonder of this historical destination.
Monday 5th October 2020 | £14.00
A town that is famous for its 800-year-old open market and the unique and unusual ‘crooked spired’ church. You may choose to spend your day looking for a bargain, taking a stroll along the Chestereld Canal, or nding out how the ‘crooked spire’ got its twist!
Saturday 3rd October 2020 | £27.00 (including ticket)
Firstly, we visit Bakewell, best known for its delicious puddings, Bakewell is full of tempting treats! Enjoy the mellow stone buildings, medieval ve-arched bridge and quaint courtyards. Late afternoon we head over to Matlock Bath, take your position in the beautiful Derwent gardens allow you to spectate and enjoy the fabulous Matlock Bath Illuminations.
Thursday 24th September 2020 | £38.00 (Entry and Lunch Included)
With stunning coastal landscapes, magnicent stately home and rolling parkland Holkham is the perfect place to visit. Why not visit the stunning walled gardens before enjoying a buet lunch.
Monday 21st September 2020 | £15.00
Dominated by its beautiful Abbey which is nearly 1000 years old. Magnificent both inside and out, Selby Abbey was once destroyed by fire then rebuilt by hand, it now resides at the heart of the community in this popular historic market town. The town centre is the home of the market, which was established in the 14th Century by Monks from the Abbey.
Wednesday 16th September 2020 | £39.00 (including river cruise and two course meal)
It’s in Whaley Bridge where you board the Judith Mary, a stunning restaurant canal boat, sit back and relax as you take in the outstanding countryside and magnicent views as your travel along the canal.
Sunday 13th September 2020 | £25.00 (Including land train and tea and biscuits on arrival)
The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK’s year-round centre of Remembrance; a spiritually uplifting place which honours the fallen, recognises service and sacrice, and fosters pride in our country.
Wednesday 9th September 2020 | £15.00.
A city full of history, culture, entertainment, food, drink and beautiful green spaces. Home to the breath-taking St Albans Cathedral, with the longest nave in England and a large selection of medieval wall paintings, the Cathedral is beautiful both inside and out. You may choose to visit the St Albans Museum and Gallery, rich in heritage and contemporary art, there is something for all to enjoy.
Saturday 5th September 2020 | £17.00.
You may choose to explore the Golden Mile and huge expanse of pristine beach, or you may decide to Visit the famous Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival, found on the historic South Quay. Explore the ships, enjoy the shanty folk music, exciting street theatre, exhibitions and demonstrations.
Thursday 3rd September 2020 | £12.00.
Enjoy the morning in Fakenham, the largest town in North Norfolk, known for its markets that date back to 1250. Fakenham displays stunning architecture that tells the story of its history. This afternoon we visit Holt, one of the most attractive towns in Norfolk, with its stunning Georgian buildings.
Friday 28th August 2020 | £38.00 (ticket included)
Stratford Upon Avon boasts quaint side streets with unique and independent shops along with open parklands along the river. After a morning of exploring we meet and board our vessel as we set o on the fantastic Gin Tasting experience. Taste a selection of famous Shakespeare Gin as you cruise along the beautiful Avon taking in all the charming riverside sights.
Friday 28th August 2020 | £15.00.
Enjoy the day exploring this iconic town, famously known for being the birth place of William Shakespeare. This market town is situated on the banks of the River Avon at the heart of the Midlands, with stunning buildings full of character and history.
Tuesday 25th August 2020 | £30.00 (including farm tour and cream, tea)
Spend the morning visiting this ancient town, once a thriving port, Maldon now sits on the blackwater estuary. With a rich and varied history this town is waiting to be explored. Early afternoon we travel to Tiptree, where we enjoy an informative farm tour, through the strawberry elds where you will see the traditional and modern methods of fruit farming.
Sunday 23rd August 2020 | £36.00 (train ticket included)
Enjoy a relaxing Sunday morning drive to Pickering where you will step back in time at the 1930’s themed station before you board the steam train. With the North Yorkshire Moors Railway you will travel to Whitby where you will have the opportunity to explore this seaside town. Steeped in history, you may choose to climb the 199 steps and visit Whitby Abbey, counting as you go or you may prefer to explore the quirky streets and hit the shops before visiting the beach.
Thursday 20th August 2020 | £29.00 (entry included)
According to Alan Titchsmarsh, these award-winning gardens are “one of the Uk’s must see gardens”! With beautiful Italian gardens,oral labyrinths, lakeside walks, shops and eateries, Trentham estates has something for all.
Tuesday 18th August 2020 | £10.00.
Enjoy your day at this traditional seaside resort, retaining its Victorian charm and character to this day.
Friday 14th August 2020 | £15.00.
Home to some of the most amazing medieval architecture in the UK, Oxford is steeped in history, but also has surprising elements of modernity within.
Wednesday 12th August 2020 | £14.00.
Visit the jewel in Suolk’s crown, Bury St Edmunds oers amazing
restaurants, fabulous shopping and stunning parks. Admire the medieval streets and enjoy the stunning architecture of St Edmundsbury Cathedral, steep in history Bury St Edmunds has something to offer for all. This afternoon we enjoy the scenery as we travel to Lavenham. Known as one of Suffolk’s wool towns, but also as one of the best-preserved medieval villages in Britain.
Monday 3rd August 2020 | £15.00.
With the quiet, understated elegance of its Georgian houses, its 100 foot lighthouse towering above the Sole Bay Inn, its pier (the first to be built in Britain since the 1950s) and cliff top promenade above the sandy beach, and of course its brightly coloured beach huts, all work together to create this atmosphere of a bygone age in Southwold.
Thursday 6th August 2020 | £12.00
An opportunity to visit the awe-inspiring Cathedral city of Ely. Home to one of the most magnicent cathedrals in England, Ely has something to oer for all. With free time to explore you may choose to watch the world go by in a traditional tea room, visit the home of Oliver Cromwell, the medieval cathedral or stroll along the beautiful waterside.
Tuesday 4th August 2020 | £36.00 (theatre entry included)
A morning beside the seaside at Cromer, visit the shops, grab an ice cream or paddlPe ient teherb seoar. oMueegth the group again in preparation for a tantalising afternoon of excitement, fun and laughter at the only end of the pier show! It’s quite a walk, but after 151 metres you arrive at the award-winning Pavilion theatre before taking your seats for the fabulous summer variety show.
Saturday 1st August 2020 | £34.00 (entry included)
Visit Europe’s leading Festival of patchwork and quilting, this phenomenal event attracts over 25,000 quilters from around the world. This is the ultimate patchwork and quilting experience.
Friday 31st July 2020 | £10.00.
Quite possibly the nest stone town in England, Stamford boasts charming buildings built from the locally sourced light grey limestone. The town centre oers a range of independent shops and eateries along with acknowledging the history and importance of this impressive town.
Thursday 30th July 2020 | £42.00 (entry included)
An opportunity to visit ‘Downton Abbey’s’ star of the show, but most importantly of all, a stunning home with inspiring landscapes, a must see for all. An opportunity to discover the wonders of this exquisite home and gardens, along with the Egyptian Exhibition.
Tuesday 28th July 2020 | £14.00
Visit the beautiful market town of Bakewell, in the heart of the Peak District this charming town is situated on the River Wye. Free time allows you to explore the magnicent area, maybe visit the town centre, gardens, museums, arts, crafts or numerous shops or the only market in the Peak District. This afternoon we take the scenic route to Matlock Bath, as a designated conservation area the scenery is remarkable.
Saturday 25th July 2020 | £12.00 (entry not included)
You may choose to spend today exploring this bustling market town, or you may choose to celebrate your love for PIES! For a small entrance fee you can join the largest celebration of pies in the country.
Wednesday 22th July 2020 | £39.00 (entry including ticket and cream tea)
A morning beside the seaside in the coastal town of Cromer, walk along the pier and take in the sea air, visit the shops and explore all that this town has to oer. We then take the short drive to Sheringham where we board the North Norfolk Railway to enjoy a fantastic steam train ride along the breath-taking Norfolk coast. Travelling from Sheringham to Holt you will be able to enjoy a fantastic cream tea as you take in the sensational coastal scenery.
Wednesday 8th July 2020 | £55.00 (entry included)
Visit the largest ower show in the world, as a highlight of the gardening year this is one not to be missed. The show is packed with splendid, inspirational displays and all within a majestic setting!
Wednesday 8th July 2020 | £52.00 (including stall seats in the theatre)
The worlds best loved musical is back! Bursting with classic hits, this thrilling version is brought to life with vitality and passion towards this ultimate musical. Arrive in Nottingham with plenty of time to grab a bite to eat before taking your seat in the stunning Nottingham Theatre Royal.
Wednesday 8th July 2020 | £48.00.
Spend the day exploring this local gem, known throughout the world for the famous legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is now one of the UK’s most thriving and creative cities.
Sunday 5th July 2020 | £48.00.
This morning we travel to the Victorian Spa town of Harrogate, explore the streets with some exquisite shopping opportunities, or take a seat, sit back and watch the world go by as you enjoy some of the fabulous local produce that Harrogate is so proud of. Mid Afternoon you step into the drama as we travel to the Emmerdale Studio Experience.
Saturday 27th June 2020 | £19.00.
Camden Lock market, located by the canal has been established for well over thirty years, there is always something new and exciting on offer. This along with the ever-popular Camden Stables Market, renowned for their arts, crafts, fashions and curiosities this promises to be a fantastic day out.
Tuesday 23rd June 2020 | £13.00.
Located in north-west Essex is the delightful market town of Saron
Walden. Visiting on market day allows you to see all this town has on
offer, with the outstanding buildings rich in heritage, the beautiful
St Mary’s Church and Bridge End Gardens, full of Victorian charm.
Wednesday 10th June 2020 | £34.00 (entry included)
We make our first stop today is Thetford (Walmington-on-Sea) where one of the most enduring comedy programmes ever was produced. This small gem is a fabulous museum that reflects the love had by many for this show, you have the opportunity to explore memorabilia, sit behind Captain Mainwaring’s desk and even try on his uniform!
Friday 5th June 2020 | £14.00.
The City of Culture 2021 is full of hidden gems to ll your day out. With so many things to do, you may choose to explore the city’s Cathedral and medieval history, visit the museums or simply hit the shops. Coventry has something to offer for all!
Wednesday 3rd June 2020 | £34.00.
Visit one of England’s greatest treasures. Highgate Cemetery has some of the nest funerary architecture in the country. The West Cemetery is home to the most impressive architectural features of Highgate Cemetery — the Chapel, Colonnade, Egyptian Avenue, Circle of Lebanon, Terrace Catacombs and the mausoleum of Julius Beer. The tour of the West Cemetery does include two ights of stairs.
Sunday 31st May 2020 | £17.00.
Something a little dierent for a Sunday, travel with us today and visit the unique Maccleseld treacle market. See the handsome cobbled streets busy with visitors as they admire the 160 stalls of unique gifts, exceptional food and drink and vintagefinds.
Friday 29th May 2020 | £28.00 (including cruise)
Enjoy a morning cruise on the Rutland Belle, admire the beautiful
scenery as you enjoy tea and biscuits with friends. The Rutland Belle will call at Normanton, where you can choose to disembark and explore the stunning church, or stay onboard the vessel and admire the picturesque views.
Tuesday 26th May 2020 | £13.00.
There is more to Cambridge than a university, it is the perfect place for culture and adventure! You may choose to spend your day exploring the wonderful choice of shops along the cobbled streets or take to the water and enjoy the city from a new perspective.
Monday 18th May 2020 | £46.00 (including river cruise and afternoon tea)
Arriving in Windsor you will have the opportunity to explore this stunning town, rich in history and royal tradition. Mid-afternoon we depart from Windsor, cruising up river enjoying the stunning views whilst enjoying a delicious afternoon tea, with fresh scones and sandwiches.
Monday 18th May 2020 | £42.00 (entry included)
No trip to Windsor would be complete without a visit to the stunning Windsor Castle. Step inside the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, this breath-taking castle is where her majesty chooses to spend most her private weekends. After your visit to the phenomenal castle, spend the rest of your day exploring this beautiful town rich in royal history and tradition.
Thursday 14th May 2020 | £34.00 (entry included)
Visit Britain’s best kept war time secret, a place of exceptional historical importance which remains highly relevant to our lives today and for the future. It is the home of British codebreaking and the birthplace of modern information technology. It played a major role in World War Two, learn about the people and the machines that shortened the war by two years.
Tuesday 5th May 2020 | £13.00.
Visiting on market day allows you to see this market town in all its glory. With history all around and an abundance of Georgian and Regency architecture Doncaster, is a stunning setting for a perfect day out.
Saturday 2nd May 2020 | £12.00 (Entry to cheese festival not included)
A quintessential market town built from a strong tradition of farming and fox hunting. With a truly unique shopping experience this town has something to oer all. You may choose to pay the small admission fee and visit the fabulous Cheese Festival, who doesn’t love cheese? Visit the UK’s largest cheese fair, with 300 cheeses to try and buy!
Friday 1st May 2020 | £19.50 (including lunch)
Join us as we take a tour around a selection of churches involved in the South Holland Church Flower Festival, with stunning displays this is promised to be a fantastic event. Visiting Long Sutton, Moulton and Sureet to name but a few.
Wednesday 29th April 2020 | £34.00 (including cinema ticket & afternoon tea)
Join us this morning as we travel to Woodhall Spa, enjoy a private screening of The Dambusters in the classic and truly old-fashioned Kinema in the Woods. After your screening you may choose to join the coach or take a refreshing walk to The Dower House Hotel where you will be served a delicious Afternoon Tea.
Monday 27th April 2020 | £12.00.
A visit to the agship of the British Garden Centre family. Brigg Garden Centre is the destination for the keen gardener and for those who enjoy a great day out. Featuring a huge plant area, a beautiful gift department and much more, take this opportunity to enjoy this unique shopping experience. Early afternoon we board the coach and head to Hemswell Antiques to see if you can spot a bargain!
Sunday 19th April 2020 | £16.00.
Visit the original city of adventure, with Roman roots and a Viking past, this city is stunning and has something to offer for all. With ancient walls surrounding a wide range of independent shops and vibrant eateries, the iconic York Minster, a collection of master-pieces at the York Gallery and history at the National Railway Museum, a day in York promises to be one for all to enjoy!
Wednesday 15th April 2020 | £26.50 (Including entry fee to the Workhouse)
Arguably one of the prettiest towns in Nottinghamshire, home to the stunning Southwell Minster a splendid cathedral with one of thenest Norman naves in Europe. After lunch we travel the short distance to The Workhouse, built during the Victorian era, this austere building was a pioneering design when built. Enjoy free time at The Workhouse to explore the stunning grounds and buildings.
Thursday 9th April 2020 | £15.00.
Spend the day exploring the Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Wilfred in the Cathedral City of Ripon. Known for its historic buildings and beautiful cathedrals Ripon is one of England’s smallest cities.
Monday 6th April 2020 | £13.00 (entry not included)
Visit this city of culture, the cobbled streets of the city’s Old Town transports you back to days gone by. Free time allows you to explore the museum quarter, Marina or the shops. After lunch our coach will be providing an optional drop o at The Deep, with over 3,500 sh and stunning marine life, it’s a must see!
Friday 3rd April 2020 | £10.00.
An opportunity to visit this cathedral city, take in the splendour ofthe 900-year-old Norman Cathedral, enjoy the traditional architecture or hit the shops, a day to explore at your leisure.
Monday 23th March 2020 | £12.00.
Visit this beautiful historic town, situated near Cambridge and along the River Great Ouse, walking along the riverfront, alley ways and in the market place you will nd a fascinating riverport heritage. The towns original character comes to life on a Monday with the traditional market on Market Hill.
Boasting beauty in abundance, this stunning market town has a lot
to oer to all that visit. With its awe-inspiring Minster, collection of historical buildings, cobbled streets, small town charm and a selection of upmarket shops and restaurants there is something for all!
Thursday 12th March 2020 | £10.00.
Somewhere close to home that oozes charm, Lincoln is a small city with lots of character. You may choose to spend your day, exploring the stunning cathedral, visiting the beautiful castle, tackling Steep Hill, checking out the shops or enjoying the food and atmosphere along Brayford Waterfront.
Friday 28th February 2020 | £10.00.
You can get it all, Downtown! Free time to explore the Grantham superstore, everything you need under one roof, with three floors, the garden centre and Boundary Mills to explore you will have a jam-packed day.