All our upcoming excursions are listed below. To book your seat please call us on 01208 77989.
Enjoy the lovely county of Shropshire. Visit places such as Shrewsbury and it's Abbey which was used in the filming of Cadfael. Ironbridge, the home of the industrial revolution and the world's first Iron bridge. Telford and Ironbridge Gorge are also included. A two hour cruise on the Llangollen Canal including a Welsh cream tea with Jones the Boat. Sailing over the stunning Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. It is a World Heritage site and is known as the 'stream in the sky'. Then we have the Severn Valley Railway, 16 miles of steam travel from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth. Time in Bridgnorth to take in the upper and lower town via the cliff railway. The railway is England's oldest and steepest inland electric funicular railway. Not forgetting the sightseeing to and from our destination staying at the Park Inn by Radisson at Telford.
Leaving Bodmin at 2:45pm we make our way to Bridgwater. The Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival is a spectacular event and is regarded as the largest illuminated parade in the world. With more than 60 carnival carts, some as big as 100 foot long, 16 foot high and lit by thousands of lights. The carnival procession can take over 2 hours to get through the streets on the two and a half mile route. Coach parking is on the carnival route with good viewing from the coach for those who wish to stay on board. Seeing really is believing, don't miss this fantastic illuminated carnival. The coach will leave soon after the Carnival procession has finished.
A full day of activities with not just the famous Safari Park Drive Through, Longleat House, Museum and animal corner. From the comfort of your coach you will enjoy animal encounters on a Winter Safari. See the impressive animals move freely across hundreds of acres of land including zebra, giraffe, tigers, rhino, flamingo, cheetah and of course the famous lions. Longleat House, set within 900 acres of Capability Brown landscaped gardens and one of the countries finest examples of Elizabethan architecture, is transformed every Christmas. Then at 4.30pm the Festival of Light comes to life, join Longleats spectacular festival and see the amazing illuminations which are situated throughout the park. Giant handcrafted creatures and larger-than-life re-creations of some of the Safari Parks famous animals can be seen. A family day out at Longleat is sure to fill you with festive cheer this Christmas!
Enjoy an early Christmas getaway at the Devon Towers Hotel for 4 days, 3 nights with Dinner, Bed and Breakfast. The hotel is close to the sea front, International Centre and Pier. The large coastal town of Bournemouth is superbly situated on the South Dorset coast, sitting on chalk cliffs and overlooking seven miles of golden sand. The Avenue shopping centre is home to a number of department stores, whilst Westover Road has a selection of quirky boutiques situated along the stylish tree lined boulevard. A visit to the Winchester Christmas Market in a city steeped in history. Winchester is Englands ancient capital and has a stunning mediaeval Cathedral. You will also have a free day in Bournemouth. There will be opportunities for sightseeing on route.
Continue your Christmas shopping at Clarks Shopping Village, Street, Somerset. You'll find beautiful landscaped gardens, traditional paved walkways, a stylish restaurant terrace with indoor and outdoor dining, a choice of coffee shops and of course, an unrivalled selection of 90 discount designer and high street stores from some of fashion and retails biggest names you are sure to find a bargain for everyone or search for that special gift that you always wanted.
Bath Christmas Market is a veritable celebration of local and regional independent businesses. Weave your way through the markets chalets and discover a wealth of unique gift ideas. From crafts and homewares to artisan food, wooden toys, clothing, jewellery and more, the market makers bring their very best wares to display at the market. You are sure to find one of a kind gifts to delight everyone on your Christmas list. Throughout the market you will find plenty of tasty food options to satisfy any appetite. From gourmet burgers and delicious slow cooked pork to fresh waffles and crunchy caramel nuts, with savoury or sweet, you will find your perfect festive treat. Enjoy a truly festive experience this year, and indulge in the wonderful delights of Baths Christmas Market and get your Christmas off to the most exciting start.
As far as Christmas lights go, you won't do much better than the Mousehole harbour lights. The fishing village becomes an illuminated spectacle with lights not only on the cottages and quayside, but in the harbour, on the hillside. These lights take many weird and wonderful forms along with the usual festive symbols. Then the coach moves on to the lovely village of Angarrack, to see their spectacular 12 days of Christmas light display. The coach will leave Bodmin at 3:30pm and stop for fish and chips for those who want it on the way down.