EXCURSIONS AND TOURS 2017

GROUP TRAVEL TOURS AND EXCURSIONS

 

All our upcoming excursions are listed below. To book your seat please call us on 01208 77989.

MOUSEHOLE AND ANGARRACK CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

Sunday 17th December 2017

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.

On to the lovely village of Angarrack and take in their spectacular Christmas light display. Stopping for a fish & chip supper for those who wish during the evening. This trip will leave Bodmin at 15.30.

Price: £15.00 per person
Includes return coach travel

OLYMPIA INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW

Sunday 17th December 2017

The provisional programme is as follows:

The H&M Pony Club Mini-Major
The Kennel Club Large Novice Dog Jumping Grand Prix
Santi Serra - International Display
Osborne Refridgerators Shetland Pony Grand National
The Portuguese Lusitanos
The Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Leg Presented by H&M
Christmas Finale supported by Hilton London Olympia

Price: £92.00 per person
Includes entrance & return coach travel

PANTOMIME PETER PAN

Friday 5th January 2018

With star of television and stage Steve McFadden and stand-up, television and panto regular Andy Ford leading a sensational cast, the Theatre Royal Plymouth's pantomime will be a fairy tale flight to Neverland in the swashbuckling family adventure Peter Pan.

Spectacularly brought to lifewith amazing flying effects, barrelsof laughter, magic and fairy dust, join Peter and the lost boys and set sail in the ultimate pirate adventure, The perfect gift for a loved one at Christmas.

Price: £38.00 adults and £24.50 over 60
Matinee Performance Includes return coach travel

MYSTERY TOUR

Thursday 22nd March 2018

Let your imagination run wild as you and the group travel to mystery locations for a fun day out. Well, youíll be surprised to read that we canít tell you anything else otherwise it would no longer be a mystery.
Suffice to say we have brilliant spots lined up to visit and, of course, beautiful scenic countryside to enjoy all the way.
The coach will depart the yard at 9:30am. Part of the tour will be outdoors, so please dress appropriately and comfortably for all weather conditions.

Price: £15.00 includes return coach travel

SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY & RIVER DART CRUISE

Friday 5th January 2018

All aboard for a steam train journey from the South Devon Railway. Itís a former Great Western Railway branch line, built in 1872, which runs along the stunning valley of the River Dart between Buckfastleigh, Staverton and Totnes.
Then set sail on the Dartmouth Castle boat from Totnes along the beautiful River Dart to Dartmouth. View the magnificent buildings of the Britannia Royal Naval College and Agatha ChristieĎs Greenway Estate, enjoy the riverside villages of Stoke Gabriel and Dittisham, the Sharpham Estate with its vineyards and the steeply wooded hillsides plunging down to the waterís edge providing unparalleled scenic views.
After you will have free time in Dartmouth before the coach journey back.

Price: £34.50 includes rail, sail and return coach travel

SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS, LOCHS AND ISLES

18th to 24th April 2018 7 days, 6 nights

Staying 4 nights at the Ben Nevis Hotel, Fort William. The largest town of the Highlands in the shadow of Ben Nevis, Britainsí highest mountain. We journey through Scotlandís stunning scenery taking in Glen Coe, The Great Glen, Oban, The Isle of Mull and colourful Tobermory harbour, a train ride to Mallaig, a Nessie hunt on a Loch Ness cruise and Inverness.
Our outward journey includes an overnight stay at Morecambeís seafront Lothersdale Hotel with time to explore. The return journey includes the Falkirk Wheel, the Kelpies and overnight at the Milton Hilltop Hotel, Carlisle.

Price: £475.00 dinner, bed & breakfast
Single Supplement: £40.00

ROYAL WINDSOR HORSE SHOW OR LONDON EXPERIENCE

12th to 13th May 2018

The annual Royal Windsor Horse Show is always a spectacular event which is held within the private grounds of Windsor Castle. It hosts international competition for show jumping, carriage driving and endurance riding. In addition there are over 130 showing classes.
And if you donít want to visit the show how about the Capital or Windsor Town. One of the worlds most visited cities, London has something for everyone, from history and culture to find food and good times.
A trip to London wouldnít be complete without visiting one of the top attractions such as London Eye, Tower of London, Natural History Museum or a West End Show. Staying at the Copthorne Hotel, Slough with two day admission to Windsor Horse Show OR return travel into London.

Price: £140.00pp Twin/Double, £165.00pp Single Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
Price: £128.00pp Twin/Double, £153.00pp Single Bed & Breakfast
Includes return coach travel

KILLERTON HOUSE & GARDENS

Tuesday 22nd May 2018

There is so much to see and do at the Killerton Estate. Explore the 18th century house and renowned Hillside Gardens. The garden is beautiful all year round with ancient trees and far reaching views. It has been owned by the National Trust since 1944.
On display in the house is a collection of 18th to 20th century costumes, originally known as the Paulise de Bush collection, shown in period rooms.
The garden was created in the 1770s by John Veitch, it features rhododendrons, magnolias, herbaceous borders and rear trees as well as an ice house and early 19th century summer house. The surrounding parkland and woods offer a number of circular walks. The Stables Cafe is perfect for a refreshing drink and a slice of home-made cake. While the Dairy Cafe in the garden serve snacks and warming drinks.

Price: £16.00 Non N.T.members £9.50 entry on the day
Includes tour and return coach travel

HELFORD RIVER CRUISE

Tuesday 19th June 2018

Our route to take us via Carnon Downs Garden Centre for a coffee break or early lunch and then possible free time in Falmouth. At 2pm we board the Princessa from the Prince of Wales Pier. The cruise takes in views of Pendennis and St Mawes Castles, Black Rock, St AnthonyĎs Lighthouse, the Manacles and Mandalay House.
With a rugged landscape and scenic waters the Helford River and Fishermanís Creek are certainly worth seeing. And if you are lucky Dolphins, Basking Sharks and Seals may be out to play. Afterwards we will meet at the coach for our return journey.

Price: £16.50
Includes return coach travel

JURASSIC COAST & SEA CRUISE TO SIDMOUTH

Sunday 22nd July 2018

You set sail from the delightful seaside town of Exmouth aboard the pride of Exmouth. Working our way up the coast brings you to the lovely town of Sidmouth and its red rock cliffs that have been scoured and sculpted into fantastic shapes. The striking red cliffs around Sidmouth were formed in a baking desert some 240 million years ago during the Triassic period of geological time.
The town has wonderful expanses of sand as well as a pebble beach. There are rock pools at the eastern end of the beach to explore. The many Regency buildings add elegance and distinction to the esplanade which runs the full length of the beach, along majestic cliffs. A large part of the town has been designated a conservation area as well.
Sidmouth has everything you could possibly want, beaches, stunning coastal walks, gardens, stylish eating places and some of the best shops in East Devon selling desirable items such as unusual gifts, designer clothing, and lifestyle goods. You have roughly 3 hours to explore the town before boarding the boat for the return journey back to Exmouth where you will meet the coach.

Price: £38.00 adults and £24.50 over 60
Matinee Performance Includes return coach travel

LLANDUDNO

2nd to 6th July 2018

In conjunction with the North Hill Good Companions a trip of 5 days and 4 nights to Llandudno, Wales. Staying at the Queens Hotel situated on the outstanding Victorian promenade in the heart of Llandudno with fantastic views of the Great Orme and the famous pier.

The hotel offers excellent cuisine combined with a friendly, courteous and efficient service, together with a sea view bar overlooking Llandudno Bay. All rooms are en-suite with all the facilities you would expect including TV, telephone, hairdryer plus tea and coffee making facilities. We will stop on route to and from Llandudno at places of interest and while in Llandudno there will be two day excursions from the hotel.

Price: £360.00 per person. Single supplement £20.00 for first eight. Sea View supplement £15.00.
Includes dinner, bed & breakfast,excursions & coach travel