2016 Day Excursions



Monday 22nd February – Hodsock Priory Snowdrops Tour & Taste                                               37.50

Includes: Hot drinks on arrival, welcome talk, tour & entry to the gardens followed by a homemade

lunch of soup, selection of sandwiches, sausage rolls, cakes & tea/coffee.

Saturday 9th April – Who Do You Think You Are? – at the NEC at Birmingham. A must for everyone interested

in tracing their family history! Coach fare only – £25 Tickets - £12




Fri 4th Country Run 12.00
Sat 5th Burton Agnes Orchid Festival and Snowdrops including admission 28.00
Tues 8th York 15.00
Wed 9th Boundary Mill 15.00
Mon 14th Chesterfield Market 21.00
Wed 16th Mystery Trip 15.00
Fri 18th Helmsley Market & 3 course lunch at the Lion Inn 28.50
Wed 30th Lichfield & The National Arboretum 24.00
Fri 1st Bury Market 18.00
Sun 3rd Whitby via the North Yorkshire Moors 22.00
Thurs 7th Ormskirk Market & Southport 22.00
Fri 8th Newark Antiques & Collectors Fair including admission 27.00
Sat 9th “Who Do You Think You Are?” at Birmingham NEC including adm. 37.00
Sat 9th “Who Do You Think You Are?” excluding admission 25.00
Mon 11th Derbyshire Dales 22.00
Fri 15th Helmsley Market & 3 course lunch at the Lion Inn 28.50
Tues 19th Barnsley Market & Cannon Hall 15.00
Fri 22nd Port Sunlight & Chester 23.00
Mon 25th Durham 22.00
Wed 27th Keswick via Kirkstone Pass 24.00
Sat 30th Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza 26.00
Mon 2nd Scarborough 21.00
Wed 4th Mystery trip including admission to an Historic House 29.00
Mon 9th Ampleforth Abbey & Thirsk 22.00
Fri 13th Barton Grange Garden Centre & Cobble Hey Gardens inc. adm. 22.50
Mon 16th Muncaster Castle, Gardens & Owl Centre including admission 30.00
Wed 18th Mystery Tour including carvery lunch 26.00
Fri 20th Cockermouth,Lakes Distillery Tour incl admission,tasting & voucher 35.00
Mon 23rd Filey & Bridlington 21.00
Wed 25th Cadbury World Guided Heritage Tour & Afternoon Tea & chocolate 44.95
Sun 29th Whitby 22.00
Tues 31st Alston & South Tynedale Railway including round trip ticket 34.00
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


 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





Vegetable Soup

Breaded Mushrooms with Garlic Dip

Fruit Juice


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


Sherry Trifle

Hot Chocolate Fudge Cake

Apple Pie with Fresh Cream

 ristmas Pudding with Rum Sauce         * November & December only*


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.



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