2016 Day Excursions

JUNE

 

Wed

1st Chester & 2 hour River Cruise with commentary 34.00
Fri 3rd Holker Hall Flower Festival & Gardens including admission 30.00
Mon 6th Lincoln – see the “Poppy Wave” in the Castle grounds 22.00
Sun 12th Skirlington Market & Bridlington 22.00
Tues 14th Beverley & Burnby Hall Gardens for the Water Lilies incl. admission 25.00
Mon 20th Kendal & Bowness 22.00
Fri 24th Flower Festival & Plant Fair at Castle Howard including admission 30.00
Sun 26th Whitby 22.00
Mon 27th Florabundance at Chatsworth House including admission 34.00
Wed 29th Southport 21.00
JULY

 

Fri

1st  

Wensleydale & Swaledale

24.00
Fri 15th Thirsk & Ampleforth Abbey 22.00
Mon 18th Bridlington & the Old Town 22.00
Thurs 21st Tatton Park Flower Show – coach only 22.00
Thurs 21st Tatton Park Flower Show including admission 46.00
Fri 22nd St Annes or Blackpool 22.00
Mon 25th Scarborough 22.00
Wed 27th Northumberland Coast 26.00
Sun 31st Whitby 22.00
       
AUGUST      
       
Tues 2nd Arley Hall & Gardens Cheshire including admission 30.00
Thurs 4th Clearance Sale at Boundary Mill Rotherham 18.00
Fri 5th Kendal & Bowness 22.00
Mon 8th Bakewell Market & Scenic Derbyshire 22.00
Thurs 11th Lancaster & Morecambe via Watershed Mill 22.00
Mon 15th Kettlewell Scarecrows Festival 13.00
Wed 17th Newby Hall including admission 28.00
Thurs 18th Southport 22.00
Thurs 18th Southport Flower Show including admission 38.00
Sun 21st Scarborough 22.00
Mon 22nd Whitby for the Regatta 22.00
Wed 24th Alnwick Gardens including admission 39.00
Fri 26th Chester or Chester Zoo excluding admission 22.00
Tues 30th Llandudno 26.00
Wed 31st Wentworth Castle Gardens including admission 22.00

 Helmsley Market, The Lion Inn and 3 Course Lunch £28.50

  

The Lion Inn on remote Blakey Ridge is a family run 16th Century freehouse. Located at the highest point of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, it stands at an elevation of 1,325 feet offering breathtaking views over the valleys of Rosedale and Farndale.

Including Scenic Run via the market town of Helmsley for a short stop before enjoying a 3 course lunch at the award winning Lion Inn at Blakey Ridge, Kirbymoorside.  Friday 18th March 2016, Friday 15th April 2016, Friday 2nd September 2016,Friday 11th November 2016 & Friday 16th December 2016

 

 

MENU

 

Vegetable Soup

Breaded Mushrooms with Garlic Dip

Fruit Juice

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Roast Beef with Yorkshire pudding

Roast Turkey with Stuffing

Home Cooked Ham & Pineapple

Cod in Batter with Chips, Peas & Salad

Vegetarian Nut Roast with Cranberry & Port Sauce

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Sherry Trifle

Hot Chocolate Fudge Cake

Apple Pie with Fresh Cream

 ristmas Pudding with Rum Sauce         * November & December only*

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Tea or Coffee & mint

 

*Please note menu choice required at time of booking*

 

 

 

 Cadbury WorldHeritage Tour & Afternoon Tea  Wednesday 25th May 2016 £44.95

 Enjoy a fascinating tour of Bournville on board our coach with a knowledgeable guide. Discover the Cadbury brothers’ vision of a ‘Factory in a Garden’ and view examples of beautiful architecture, the unique village green and pretty tree-lined streets, before taking a guided tour of the Cadbury World exhibition:

 

The Cadbury Story – Enjoy a sequence of special effects cinema presentations in themed auditoriums.

Manufacturing – See how Cadbury’s most popular products are made at interactive video stations.

Chocolate Making – Watch chocolatiers demonstrate traditional chocolate making skills, and choose a treat to add to a pot of warm liquid chocolate.

Advertising Avenue – Reminisce over Cadbury adverts from the past 100 years and rediscover your old favourites.

Bournville Experience – Visit the Cadbury Heritage Centre which focuses on the Quaker ethics of the Cadbury family and how Bournville was created.

Afternoon tea – Enjoy scones and sandwiches, served in the themed Cadbury Café with a tea or coffee.

World’s Biggest Cadbury Shop – Stock up on favourite treats and exclusive handmade items. Plus every visitor receives a complimentary bar of Bournville dark chocolate on departure.

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Oswaldtwistle Mills

 

A Reet Gradley Do! Tribute to Dad’s Army  – Entertainment & 3 Course Lunch Friday 23rd September 2016 £29.95

A 1940’s Lancashire Tribute to Dad’s Army. The first half of this continuous sketch show follows on from the hit TV series with plenty of songs, sing a longs, laughs and banter celebrating the end of WW2. After an afternoon interval with time for shopping, enjoy a hilariously funny second half full of Lancashire songs, comedy, fun and frivolity! Accompanied by live music, hits like Chimney Sweep, Sarsaparilla, White Cliffs of Dover and Long Way to Tipperary will take you on this wonderful trip down memory lane.

  • 12.00 Bar opens (drinks not included)
  • 12.30 Lunch
  • 13.45 Time for shopping
  • 14.45 Afternoon tea, coffee, & biscuits and more entertainment!
  • 16.30 Depart for home

Menu

 

Starters        

Homemade vegetable soup served with a freshly baked roll

Fruit juice 

Mains

Lancashire Hot Pot

Lancashire Cheese & Onion Pie

Lancashire Potato & Butter Pie

All served with red cabbage and a freshly baked roll

Desserts

Syrup sponge & custard

Vanilla ice cream 

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 Tatton Park

A Gloriumptious Christmas Mansion!

 Thursday 1st December 2016 – 3 Course Festive Lunch & Glass of Wine £47

Welcome to the festive Mansion in 2016. Step into Roald Dahl’s magical world as his extraordinary storytelling weaves itself through the grand staterooms and into the bustling servants’ quarters.

In the Still Room costumed kitchen maids will be cooking Christmas delicacies, and visitors can also learn how to create beautiful decorations for their own home during free demonstrations in the servants’ quarters.

Highlights include:

Glittering festive displays including fragrant garlands and fresh foliage from the parkland

Spectacular displays in the state rooms and exhibition of Roald Dahl book jackets from around the world

Live classical music accompanies your visit

Watch costumed guides bake traditional festive treats and delicacies and taste a mincemeat treat

Learn how to create beautiful decorations, garlands & wreaths

 

Entrance to the Mansion and gardens,3 course Festive Lunch with a glass of wine

MENU

Leek & Potato Soup with fresh chives & roll & butter

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Roast Cheshire Turkey with Tatton Stuffing & all the trimmings

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Traditional Christmas Pudding or Fresh Fruit Salad

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Tea and coffee

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Glass of wine served with the meal

Early booking essential!         Gluten free/vegetarian options available

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Now Booking!

21st July – Tatton Park Flower Show including admission    £46

21st July – Tatton Park Flower Show coach only   £22

18th August – Southport Flower Show including admission  £38

18th August – Southport Flower Show coach only  £22

29th November – Chatsworth House in all its Christmas Glory & Christmas Market including admission  £36

1st December – Tatton Park decorated for Christmas including admission and 3 course Christmas Lunch  £47

9th December – Chatsworth House in all its Christmas Glory including admission  £36