Welcome to our Day Excursion section which includes Shopping Trips, West End Theatres, Flower Shows, Theme Parks, Places of Interest, Scenic Days Out and much, much more. You can book your day excursion by telephoning 01733 267025 or by visiting our Travel Shop at 14 Westgate Arcade, Peterborough PE1 1PY
Bridlington with it`s picturesque,bustling harbour flanked by two stunning beaches of gleaming golden sands is rightly one of North Yorkshires favourite seaside destinations or maybe you would prefer to head away from the seafront into the Old Town and discover a gem that has remained largely unchanged for centuries, where Olde Worlde pubs and antique shops rub shoulders with art galleries and tearooms.
There really is something for everyone at Bressingham, whether your passion is Gardens, Steam, Exhibits, Rides or even a mixture of them all, Bressingham has something for all! World renowned gardener and horticulturist Alan Bloom combined his passion for plants and gardens with his love of steam to create a truly unique experience.
Come and visit one of the Country’s oldest and finest markets. Every Tuesday you can experience the hustle and bustle of the town’s busy street market. Based around the Market Place in the safe pedestrianised area of the town, the streets are filled with stalls selling everything from clothing to fresh produce.
Today we visit two delightful Suffolk seaside resorts Aldeburgh, famous for many things including great fish & chips, the Music festival plus Maggi Hamblings' Scallop on the beach and Southwold renowned for its Pier and glorious sandy beach, many quirky independant shops and of course the Adnams Brewery.
Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of Britain's sovereigns since 1837.Today it is The Queen's official residence, with 775 rooms. Although in use for the many official events and receptions held by The QueenThe State Rooms of the Palace are open to visitors during the Annual Summer Opening.
Our first port of call today is Wroxham, capital of the Broads and home to the world’s largest village store. Later in the afternoon we move onto the village of Horning to board the Southern Comfort Mississippi Paddle Boat for an hour and a half cruise.
Famed for its beauty and atmosphere for hundreds of years Haddon Hall never fails to enchant. It has been described as the most perfect house to survive from the middle ages with parts of the house date from the 12th Century. Our excursion today includes a guided tour of the House followed by Afternoon Tea
The picturesque medieval market town of Saffron Walden in Essex, has a rich heritage of old buildings including St Mary's Church - the largest parish church in Essex. Nearby lies Audley End House once one of the largest and most opulent houses in Jacobean England
With so many Great Days Out on offer in our brochure sometimes it`s hard to choose where you want to go. So let us choose the destination for you. Seaside, Countryside or City were not telling and our driver has promised to keep you guessing till the very last minute.
Visit two of North Norfolks best loved seaside towns, first we head for Cromer famous for the Pier, Cromer Crabs and some of the best Fish & Chips in the country before transferring after lunchtime the short distance to Sheringham home of the North Norfolk Railway.
Skegness,Lincolnshire`s largest resort is renowned as one of the country’s top seaside destinations.With an award winning Blue Flag beach and a seafront buzzing with funfair excitement, to the picturesque Compass Gardens offering a quiet area to sit and watch the world go by there is plenty to see and do.
The award winning West Midlands Safari Park in Worcestershire is home to over 1700 animals we start the day with the Safari Drive Through where we will encounter Lions, Tigers, Elephants, Rhino, Giraffe and much more. Then you are free to visit all the other attractions including Land of the Living Dinosaurs with it`s 38 animatronic dinosaurs, the African Village home to the Meercats and Lemurs and the latest exhibition Ice Age complete with Fiery Volcano & prehistoric animals.
Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is a dazzling unique historic gem. An important market town with a richly fascinating heritage, medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and the magnificent Cathedral and Abbey gardens combine to produce a beautiful backdrop to the award winning market.
From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, Tina Turner rewrote the rulebook to transform herself into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. This new stage musical, presented in association with Tina Turner herself, reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race, to sell more concert tickets than any other solo performer in music history.
Windsor may be dominated by the thousand year old castle but there are many more things to see and do. Take a passenger boat trip along the Thames, hop on an open topped bus for a guided tour, or do both at the same time on board Windsor Duck Tours bright yellow vehicle.
We travel to Windsor and begin the day on the Thames with a 40 minute river cruise upstream to Boveney Lock. Enjoy the fantastic views of Windsor Castle & Eton College and the relaxation that being on water allows as you soak up the atmosphere of the history and beauty surrounding you. After your river trip there will be free time to explore the town at your leisure.
Enjoy a day out at Windsor with an included cruise along the Thames and entrance to Windsor Castle. Take the chance to see The State and Semi State Appartments, Queen Mary`s Dolls` House & of course St George`s Chapel venue for the biggest wedding of the year.
Step back in time to the North Norfolk Railways annual 1940s weekend. Over the years this event has attracted more and more visitors and more and more exhibitors making it the most popular event in the Railway calendar, widely felt to be one of the best events of its type in the country.
Set in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside Stratford-Upon-Avon is brimming with olde English charm and famous the world over as the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Spend the first part of your day exploring this delightful town before taking to the water aboard the Rita Ellen for a 1.5hr Cruise complete with commentary and an Afternoon Tea.
Every Friday the beautiful Georgian town of Stamford comes alive when High Street & Broad Street are lined with stalls selling everything from fresh farm produce to clothing, flowers freshly baked bread and tempting cakes. After spending the morning exploring the Market and shops we transfer to Rutland Water in the afternoon for a cruise on the Rutland Belle.
Bringing to life Duxford’s finest hour as an important Second World War fighter station defending Great Britain from aerial attack in 1940 the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show will roar to the sound of Rolls-Royce Merlin engines overhead whilst on the ground the sights will include the Home Front Second World War themed village, making this event the Great British day out of 2018.
Waverley is the last seagoing Paddle Steamer in the World. Step back to a time when Paddle Steamers were an important part of the coastal passenger and excursion trade. We board at Clacton-on-Sea for this lovely day cruise full of amazing sites and views of the Thames culminating with Tower bridge being raised especially for us.
This Morning we make our way to Historic Ely, featuring one of the most magnificent Cathedrals in England the City of Ely is host to a lively market every Thursday. Later on we shall visit the Twenty Pence Garden Centre for the chance to get some inspiration for your garden and also the opportunity to visit their coffee shop with some of the most tempting cakes for miles around.
Canterbury’s past is as rich as it comes’ says the latest Lonely Planet Guide to Britain. This world-famous cathedral city was one of medieval Europe’s great places of pilgrimages and knowledge. Dominated by its cathedral the medieval streets within the city walls are a great place to explore.
In order to celebrate and commemorate the Centenary of the Royal Air Force in 2018, RAF Hendon has undergone a transformation with three new exhibitions telling the story of the RAF over it`s first 100 years. Housing a world-class collection of aircraft, aviation artefacts and memorabilia the Royal Air Force Museum's London site at Hendon is vast and has more than enough to keep you interested throughout the day.
Following eight record-breaking years in London’s West End and having played in 11 countries around the world to over seven million people, the National Theatre’s acclaimed play War Horse returns to Birmingham this Autumn. War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event which will take you on an extraordinary journey from the elds of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.
2018 will mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice ending the First World War, to commerate this we shall visit Tyne Cot, the largest British war cemetery in the world before making our way to Ypres for some free time and for the Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate at 8pm.
Fame The Musical is the international smash hit based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film of the same name,it follows the lives of students at New York’s High School For The Performing Arts as they navigate their way through the highs and lows, the romances and the heartbreaks and the ultimate elation of life.
The Thursford Christmas Spectacular is the biggest and most exciting Christmas show in Europe, as you have come to expect we have secured some of the best seats in the house and to really get you in the Christmas mood we call in at the Kings Head Great Bircham for a festive pre-show Christmas Lunch.
The Stratford-upon-Avon Victorian Christmas Market has over 150 stalls filling its historic streets with the colours, sounds and irresistible aromas of Christmas past and present. Experience all the fun of a traditional English Christmas market and get into the spirit of Christmas with the joyful sound of choirs, instrumental performances, chimney sweeps, dance displays and Victorian themed stilt walkers, a carousel and barrel organ music.