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Welcome to the Great Days Out Supplement ! Despite its compact size, Britain is packed with an impressive array of attractions that promise unforg ettable experiences for g roups. Whether you call Eng land, Scotland, Wales, or e ven the emerald Isle of Ireland home, there's something here to captivate e ver y traveller

Eng land is a treasure trove of histor y and excitement, boasting historic houses, majestic castles, enriching museums, and thrilling theme parks perfect for those seeking an adrenaline rush.

Scotland's landscapes are renowned worldwide, with stunning mountains, tranquil lochs, and prestig ious g olf courses dotting the countr yside. And let's not forg et about the g lobally acclaimed whisky scene, sure to tantalize the taste buds of any connoisseur.

Meanwhile, Wales beckons with its charming heritag e railways, offering scenic journe ys throug h some of Britain's most picturesque landscapes. And the warmth of Welsh hospitalit y ensures that e ver y visitor feels rig ht at home

Of course, across the water in Ireland, you'll find the traditional charm of welcoming pubs, ser ving up g reat beer, delicious food, and lively craic – all ready to delig ht visitors from near and far.

In this supplement, you'll discover a diverse selection of must-visit attractions tailored to cater to all interests. Whether you ' re exploring with family, friends, or fellow enthusiasts, these experiences promise to create lasting memories that you'll cherish for years to come And with an increasing number of venues offering bespoke packag es for g roup and coach travellers, there's ne ver been a better time to start planning your adventure

So, g et ready to embark on a journe y filled with g reat times and e verlasting memories. Welcome to the Great Days Out – where e ver y moment promises excitement and discover y

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Spotlight on Continuum

Continuum Attractions bring stories to life.Continuum Attractions is a market leader in delivering qualit y visitor experiences, with a portfolio of 8 award-winning unique attractions located throughout the UK .

From stepping into the drama of beloved T V soaps, to discovering what truth lies behind the leg end of Loch Ness, their diverse portfolio delivers hig h qualit y and memorable experiences to g uests

eir attractions include :

Spinnaker Tower:

Experience the South Coast’s most spectacular up -liing view from this iconic tower Along with their ver y popular sky hig h (aernoon) tea offer, there’s a new sky bar, where your g uests can sip cra cocktails while enjoying breath-taking views of around 23 miles across the cit y, the Solent, the South Downs and the Isle of Wig ht

Plus Spinnaker Tower are delig hted to launch their new group joint tickets with the D Day Stor y in Southsea who will be marking the 80th anniversar y of the D -Day landing s in 2024, to find out more please visit their website

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e Lo ch Ness Centre :

If you ’ re looking for an unmissable group activit y while you ’ re in the Scottish Hig hlands, a trip to e Loch Ness Centre should definitely be included in your travel itinerar y

Set within the former Drumnadrochit Hotel and allows g uests to delve into the leg end and myths of the loch, deep below the surface of its waters to uncover hidden secrets.

Oxford Castle & Prison :

Oxford Castle & Prison : Has introduced a new Murder Myster y & themed dining events to complement live summer Shakespeare in the Castleyard.

Groups can discover 1,000 years of Oxford's histor y ; from the earliest site of education in the cit y to the centre of justice and punishment up until 1996 at Oxford Castle and Prison

York's Chocolate Stor y : If you ’ re looking for a unique and entertaining group experience tog ether with a trip down memor y lane, a visit to York’s Chocolate Stor y will reveal how chocolate made histor y in this iconic cit y. Furthermore, your g uests can indulg e in a new VIP Chocolate Masterclass for a truly luxurious chocolatemaking experience led by their skilled Chocolatier. Plus, groups of 15 or more can take advantag e of a discounted rate for a fully g uided tour, exploring the fascinating histor y of chocolate.

Enable your g uests to Step into the Drama !

Home to the stars of Emmerdale during the week, exclusive weekend tours will g ive your g uests the chance to experience the drama for themselves. Group tours are available on select weekends throug hout the year

Your g uests will embark on a 90 minute, fully g uided, outside walking tour where they’ll explore the villag e and see exterior sets of e Woolpack,

Café Mainstreet, David’s Shop and many more – with plent y of time to take photos, purchase snacks, refreshments, and souvenirs.

Coronation Street Experi ence

Let your group Step on to the Street

If you are a group operator looking for a unique offering with a touch of stardust. ere’s nothing more special than a visit to e Coronation Street Experience

R eal Mar y K ing ’ s Close

If you ’ re g uests are looking for a fun, informative, and memorable group activit y in Edinburg h cit y centre, you ’ ve come to the rig ht place

Delve into the labyrinth of underground streets and spaces beneath your feet, and learn about the people who lived, worked, and died on e Real Mar y King ’ s Close.

Nestled under the iconic Herg est Ridg e with fabulous views of the Black Mountains,

York ’ s Cho colate Stor y Emmerdale V illa ge Tour
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Great stories and experiences in amazing places UK Award-winning attractions, perfect for groups Brought to you by Explore more Exclusive deals for groups of 15 or more Contact Mark Smith for further details on 07583 088 688 or INVERNESS MANCHESTER PORTSMOUTH LEEDSYORK EDINBURGH OXFORD All our attractions o er: Exclusive group admission prices* Free familiarisation visit (up to two group leaders) Free group organiser place Free coach driver place (if applicable) Priority entrance –no queuing!

R oya l Tunbrid ge Wells

Royal Tunbridg e Wells has long been a popular destination for tours and groups, conveniently situated just over an hour from Dover and Greater London and just 25 minutes from the M25 network is Royal Spa town in Kent offers visitors the best of all worlds ; set within an area of outstanding natural beaut y, the home of Decimus Burton architecture, e Pantiles and Chalybeate spring , two thriving theatres, an award-winning grass-roots music venue, the Spa Valley R ailway and the recent addition of e Amelia Scott , a cultural centre housing art exhibitions, interactive historical rooms and the museum

Tunbridg e Wells is an all-year round destination with annual

events including Jazz on the Pantiles, music concerts and festivals, a literar y festival, food and drink festivals along side walking tours, open g ardens, the Tunbridg e Wells circular walk, foodie experiences and seasonal events.

For more information visit www visittunbridg ewells com/ to urs

Ho lmes Mill

Situated in the picturesque countr yside of Lancashire, Holmes Mill in Clitheroe offers a captivating retreat for group travelers seeking a blend of histor y and modern charm. Once a bustling textile mill, this historic landmark has been transformed into a multifaceted destination, boasting an array of

attractions to enchant visitors Groups can indulg e in a culinar y adventure at the renowned food hall, sampling artisanal delig hts and locally sourced produce For those with a penchant for cra beer, the Bowland Beer Hall presents a tempting selection of brews, brewed on-site, amidst an inviting atmosphere perfect for socializing .

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Hergest Croft Gardens

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70 acre stunning gardens holding National collections of Maple and Birch trees.

Open weekends from 2nd March and and daily from 29th March - 31st October 2024.

journey or a delve into histor y, Holmes Mill promises an enriching experience for groups, blending the old-world charm with contemporar y delig hts in the heart of Clitheroe

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Gift Shop, Plant Sales, Tearoom. Dogs on leads welcome. Personalised tours – individual/groups booked in advance.

Coaches by appt. Tel:01544230160

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Discover Tunbridge Wells, nestled in the heart of the Garden of England

Come and visit Tunbridge Wells, the Royal Spa town of Kent set within an area of outstanding natural beauty in the Garden of England.

The home of Decimus Burton architecture, The Pantiles and Chalybeate spring, two thriving theatres, an award-winning grass-roots music venue, the Spa Valley Railway and The Amelia Scott Centre housing art exhibitions, interactive historical rooms and the museum

An all year round destination with annual events including Jazz on the Pantiles, live music, music festivals, literary festival, food and drink festivals alongside walking tours, open gardens, historical guided tours, the Tunbridge Wells circular walk, foodie experiences and seasonal events

Today, Tunbridge Wells is also a premier shopping location with a broad range of big brands and independents within the key shopping areas; Royal Victoria Place, The Camden Quarter, The Old High Street, Chapel Place and The Pantiles

• Tour friendly with dedicated parking bays for coaches

• Over 70 restaurants, pubs and cafes, many welcome 10-150 people in group bookings

• 10 hotels, please visit the website for more information and those that are travel trade ready locations

• Special offers and discounts for group tours

• All year round events

•Wealth of historic houses, castles and attractions on its doorstep

• Served by excellent road, air and ferry/Eurotunnel networks

• Premier shopping destination with wide range of big brands and independents

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E ast O f Engl and

Welcome to the Broads, UK ' s haven for waterborne adventures and scenic hikes Explore picturesque waterways per fect for boating and discover miles of breathtaking walking trails winding through stunning countr yside and along the beautiful coastline

Elton Hall

Located in the picturesque countr yside of Peterboroug h, Eng land, Elton Hall and Gardens beckons group travellers to embark on a journey throug h histor y and horticulture Open for group visits throug hout the year, this enchanting estate promises an unforg ettable experience for all who venture within its grounds

Step back in time as you explore the grandeur of Elton Hall, a stately home steeped in centuries of histor y and architectural splendour. Guided tours offer captivating insig hts into the lives of the illustrious families who have called this estate home, while the impressive collection of artwork and antique furnishing s transports visitors to a byg one era

But the wonders of Elton Hall extend beyond its magnificent interiors Wander throug h the meticulously manicured g ardens, where lush greener y and vibrant blooms create a serene oasis of natural beaut y. From tranquil woodland walks to the intricate designs of the formal g ardens, there's something to delig ht ever y nature lover

Groups are warmly welcomed at Elton Hall, with special arrang ements available for tours, refreshments, and parking facilities. Whether you ' re planning a cultural excursion with friends, a leisurely outing with colleag ues, or a memorable day trip with family, Elton Hall

and Gardens offers an enriching experience that will leave a lasting impression

To arrang e your group visit and delve into the charms of Elton Hall, contact their dedicated team today Discover the mag ic of this historic estate and uncover the secrets hidden within its magnificent g ardens

Tel : 07949 495422/01832 280468 or email :e vents@eltonha m

A timeless Manor House set in acres of stunning , familyfriendly g ardens and parkland, in the beautiful Suffolk villag e of Long Melford.

e House : structurally Tudor and successor to the Kentwell Hall mentioned in Domesday Book in 1085. With later impressive Gothick and classical alterations, mixed with the owners ' improvements since 1971 some more idiosyncratic than others. Fine early armorial and other stained g lass, portraits of Tudor notables and historic tapestries make this lived in family home of interest to all.


Peter Beale’s Ro ses

Explore the captivating world of roses at Peter Beale’s Roses in Norfolk, Eng land. Situated amidst the idyllic Norfolk countr yside, this renowned rose nurser y beckons groups to discover the beaut y and charm of one of nature ' s most beloved blooms

Meander throug h the extensive rose g ardens, where a kaleidoscope of colours and fragrances awaits Admire the stunning array of rose varieties, from delicate climbers to vibrant hybrid teas, each meticulously cultivated to perfection

With its picturesque surrounding s and abundant floral splendour, Peter Beale’s Roses offers groups an enchanting retreat into the world of roses. Whether you ' re a seasoned g ardener or simply a lover of natural beaut y, a visit to this Norfolk g em is sure to leave you inspired and rejuvenated


Stow Maries Aero drome

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome beckons groups for

an unforg ettable visit. Whether you ' re seeking an educational excursion or simply a day filled with fun, this venue promises an exceptional experience. Awardwinning exhibitions weave a captivating narrative that will surprise, upli, and intrig ue you Set amidst the stunning Essex countr yside, the historical aircra and building s enhance the atmosphere, transporting you back in time

Indulg e in the unmissable experience of the Airmen's Mess, where a delig htful selection of hot and cold food awaits Prepared in advance and ser ved by the friendly team, it's a culinar y treat amidst the historic backdrop And don't miss the chance to explore their wonderful shop, brimming with unique treasures

Ready and waiting to welcome you, the team at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome invites you to discover this fantastic site

Contact bo oking .uk for more info rmation

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Heart of Engl and

Welcome to the might y Midlands, where the Industrial Revolution began and the renowned William Shakespeare once roamed Join us to uncover the region's treasures and experience its diverse attractions for groups

Experi ence the Royal Sha kespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, where exceptional theatre, exclusive building tours, and the town ' s finest cuisine converg e under a sing le roof Org anizing a group visit is seamless with their dedicated Groups Team available Monday to Friday, from midday to 6pm, to customize your experience into a truly unique outing Along side their year-long showcase of performances, your group can savour a seasonal meal at the Rooop Restaurant, enjoying breathtaking views of Shakespeare’s birthplace

eatre Tours :

Embark on a captivating exploration of the Royal Shakespeare Company throug h their one-hour g uided tours, available with British Sign Lang uag e interpretation upon request Delve into the inner working s, historical narratives, and the enchantment that define this iconic theatre, g uided by the R SC's knowledg eable team.

D in ing Options :

e R SC boasts a variet y of

dining venues to suit any time of day, from morning coffees to eleg ant dinners, prepared with the freshest local, seasonal produce e Rooop Restaurant, perched atop the Royal Shakespeare eatre, presents a modern British menu ag ainst the scenic backdrop of the River Avon, perfect for pretheatre dining .

For group bo oking s and inquiries : Call : 01789 331111

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Ludlow Farmshop extends a warm invitation to groups, offering bespoke experiences that showcase their ver y best offering s. Recognising the unique requirements of group visits, they provide specialised packag es that may include g uided tours, tasting s, and demonstrations, enabling g uests to delve into the farm-to -fork journey ese experiences are designed not only to educate but also to entertain, offering insig hts into the traditional farming practices and artisan food production that disting uish Ludlow Farmshop.

Whilst the specifics of group offers can var y, the focus is consistently on providing a memorable and eng ag ing experience that hig hlig hts the qualit y and passion behind their products

For the latest details on group offers, including pricing and booking requirements, it's best to contact them directly throug h their website at ww w ludlowfarmshop co uk where you can find contact information and enquire about arrang ing a group visit tailored to your interests

Ludlow Farmshop Local produce, treats and a gift shop

Ludlow Kitchen Cafe with indoor and outdoor dining

Ludlow Pantr y Food and drinks for those on the go

The Clive Arms Accommodation and on-site restaurant

Explore over 400 memorials set within 150 acres at the Arboretum, catering to groups with diverse interests Discover a harmonious blend of militar y and civilian memorials, serene woodlands, vibrant g ardens, riverside pathways, and captivating wildlife

For visits and information : Call : 01283 245 100

Email : g roups@thenma org u k

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Ludlow Distillery

The Artists’ Gallery

Ice cream cabin

Picnic and play area

In-store tastings

Foodie events

Free parking

Coach parking available

Open 7 days a week

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Nationa l Memori al Arboretum:
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A Day Out to Remember

The National Memorial Arboretum is the Nation’s year-round place to remember. Home to the iconic Armed Forces Memorial and over 400 memorials commemorating the service and sacrifice given to our country. Set within 150-acres of natural woodland, with colourful gardens and symbolic planting, there’s something for everyone to explore.

Daily Act of Remembrance

Participate in an Ac t of Remembrance and obser ve a moving t wo-minute silence in our Millennium Chapel

Daily from 10.50am*. FRE E

Land Train Trips

Complete with pre-recorded commentary the A rboretum’s Land Train is the perfec t way to discover the s tories behind many of our fascinating memorials Ideal for first time visitors, the land train takes 50 minutes and is accessible for manual wheelchair users.


*Open daily except Christmas Day. †Groups of 10 or more, pre-booking required

Guided Walks

Join one of our exper t volunteer guides on a 45-minute walk to discover the incredible s tories of heroism, braver y and resilience behind some of our memorials


Daily Talks

Book our free welcome talk Living Remembrance for your group on arrival or join one of our daily talk s at the A rmed Forces Memorial, Shot at Dawn Memorial or Far East Prisoner s of War Memorial Building FRE E

T: 01283 245
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London & S outh E ast

Welcome to the South E ast, boasting the world's greatest cit y, although we may be a tad biased With diverse attractions spanning om Kent to Dorset and up to Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, it's an ideal destination for day trips, short breaks, or holidays, offering easy access to London

Jubile e Markets Sho pping Trips

Covent Garden’s historic indoor Jubilee Market has plent y to offer Groups for a fabulous shopping trip. You can book a 45-minute walking tour of Covent Garden Market and include a refreshments packag e too ere is local coach drop off, public toilets are within a short walking distance and the whole of the market, and the tour are on the flat Groups (15+) can pre book, Tea , coffee and biscuit.

Eng lish breakfast rolls, Traditional Eng lish fish and chips, a 2 course Italian lunch or a Cream tea . Included in your shopping trip are Jubilee Market discount wristbands for use on all the traders’ stalls

e last ursday of each month there are free lunchtime concerts in the Jubilee Market square. It could be anything from a Cockney sing a long , or music from London’s musicals You will have lots of free time to enjoy your shopping experience, rela x , take a tour or explore the

local area . e Jubilee Antique Market is on a Monday, the General Market is Tuesday to Friday, and there’s a bustling weekend Arts and Cras Market.

www jubileemarket co u k

Exploring Lon don's Rich Transport Herita ge : A Group Journey at the Lon don Transport Museum

Take a captivating journe y throug h London's transport histor y with a group visit to the renowned London Transport Museum. Nestled in the heart of Covent Garden, this educational experience offers a fascinating insig ht into the evolution of transport in the capital cit y

From iconic red doubledecker buses to the world-famous Underground, mar vel at an extensive collection of vintag e vehicles, interactive displays, and

eng ag ing exhibitions.

Discover the stories behind London's iconic landmarks and the role transportation played in shaping the cit y ' s identit y Perfect for groups of all ag es, the museum promises an educational and entertaining day out

So, g ather your friends, family, or colleag ues and embark on a memorable adventure throug h the past, present, and future of London's transport

traveltrade@ltmuseum co uk www.ltmuseum .co.u k

Strawberr y Hill House & Garden

Strawberr y Hill House & Garden has been open to visitors for over 250 years A great place to visit g o and explore the g lorious house and

beautiful g arden. Opening Times House & Shop : Sunday –Wednesday, 11am – 4pm Final entr y one hour before closing . Garden & Garden Café : Sunday – ursday : 10am – 4pm Garden Free Entr y

A g uided tour is one of the most eng ag ing ways to appreciate Horace Walpole’s Gothic masterpiece

To bo ok a private g uided tour for 15 o r more persons, or for f urther information, please contact their tours team on +44 (0)20 8744 1241 (extension number 206) or email tours@strawberr yhil l house org uk

ey offer a rang e of bespoke tours covering a variet y of subjects and themes on Horace Walpole and his ‘little g othic castle’, to explore what’s on offer please visit

www.strawberr yhillhouse.o rg .uk

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Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL

T: 01622 767865

E: bookings@leeds-castle co uk

W: www leeds-castle com/groups

Leeds Castle in Kent o ers something for groups to discover all-year-round Activities and attractions include thrilling falconry displays, a spiralling yew maze, fascinating exhibitions and 500 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens

L ondon Symphony Orchestra

Groups are sure to receive a warm welcome at London Symphony Orchestra concerts With exclusive discounts and benefits

Choose from over 50 concerts a year, from orchestral and choral to jazz and g ospel, with visits from some of the world’s greatest soloists and conductors. Whether you are a reg ular concert-g oer or are tr ying something new, an unforg ettable outing awaits with the L SO *Groups of 10+ benefit from a 30% discount when booking two or more concerts in the same season

Benefits for Groups of 10+ 20% discount on tickets for one concert, or 30% discount when booking two or more concerts within the season

No additional booking fees

Dedicated group booking ser vice Oblig ation-free reser vations, with no payment due until four weeks before your chosen concert

Priorit y booking period when a new season is announced

Convenient coach drop -off and pick-up points

Benefits for Larg er Groups

Free hot drinks vouchers

Private inter val receptions with

lig ht refreshments and the chance to meet L SO musicians

Two complimentar y tickets for Group Org aniser

ree-course meal for Group Org aniser

How to Bo ok

For full details of concerts and Group Discounts please visit lso.c or email groups@barbican.or g .uk to make your booking

Exploring the Tranquil Beaut y o f Waterperr y Gardens

Located in the heart of Oxfordshire, Eng land, lies the enchanting oasis of Waterperr y Gardens. Perfect for g roup outing s, this hidden g em offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of e ver yday life.

Wander throug h lush g reener y and vibrant flower displays, immersing yourself in the natural beaut y that surrounds you Discover a variet y of themed g ardens, each with its own unique charm and character, from the tranquil rose g ardens to the enchanting herbaceous borders

For those with a passion for horticulture, the g ardens offer a wealth of inspiration and knowledg e Attend workshops and demonstrations led by expert g ardeners, and learn the secrets behind creating your own stunning outdoor spaces

Aer exploring the g ardens, be sure to visit the on-site cafe and shop, where you can indulg e in delicious homemade treats and pick up

souvenirs to remember your visit.

Escape to Waterperr y Gardens and experience the tranquilit y and beaut y of this hidden oasis in Oxfordshire

For more informatio n and to plan y our visit , please www.waterperr yg

Greenwich: A R oya l Jo urney ro ug h Time

Enjoy a reg al adventure with Greenwich Royal Tours, where histor y comes alive ag ainst the backdrop of London's stunning Greenwich district. Step into the shoes of royalt y as you explore iconic landmarks and delve into the rich tapestr y of British heritag e

Beg in your journey at the magnificent Greenwich Palace, birthplace of Tudor king s and queens, and mar vel at its grandeur.

Follow in the footsteps of explorers at the Royal Obser vator y Greenwich, where the Prime Meridian divides the

eastern and western hemispheres.

Indulg e your senses at the vibrant Greenwich Market, brimming with artisanal cras and delectable treats en, unwind with a leisurely stroll throug h the serene Greenwich Park, offering panoramic views of the ames River and the cit y skyline

Whether you ' re a histor y buff, an architecture enthusiast, or simply seeking a memorable experience with friends and family, Greenwich Royal Tours promises an unforg ettable excursion throug h centuries of British royalt y and culture

Book your adventure today and let the tales of the past enchant you.

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Explore Horace Walpole’s beautifully restored 18th centur y Gothic castle and garden. Guided Tours of this award-winning house run all year, Monday - Friday A visit can be tailored to your needs and includes complimentary admission for your guide tours@strawberr yhillhouse org uk 020 8744 1241 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4ST strawberr tripadvisor 176REVEWS Greenwich
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North E ast

Discover the North E ast, a land of brilliant minds, groundbreaking inventions, and endless innovation Venture forth to uncover its wonders ; you ' ll be astounded by the abundance of activities and sights awaiting your exploration

A Truly Majestic Journe y to

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Prepare to be enchanted by the grandeur of Bamburg h Castle, a true monarch among fortresses ! Nestled atop a rug g ed cliff within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beaut y, this imposing structure commands breathtaking vistas of both land and sea Gaze inland towards the majestic Cheviot Hills or outwards to the captivating Farne Islands and L indisfarne, and you'll understand why Bamburg h Castle holds sway over both the landscape and histor y.

Rich in Eng lish heritag e, this site has been witness to the ebb and flow of time since the days of the Ang lo -Sa xons. From here, Christianit y spread its roots throug hout Northern Eng land, transforming nearby L indisfarne into the renowned Holy Island. With a leg ac y spanning centuries, Bamburg h Castle stands as a testament to resilience and innovation It weathered the storm of Eng land's first cannon fire sieg e,

housed the world's inaug ural Coastg uard station, and facilitated the development of the ver y first lifeboat

In 1864, this historic strong hold found a new steward in the form of one of Eng land's most eminent inventors and philanthropists, 1st Lord Armstrong For a modest sum of £8000, he undertook the monumental task of restoring Bamburg h Castle to its former g lor y, transforming it into the quintessential Eng lish fortress we see today

Now, groups have the opportunit y to delve into the castle's storied past by exploring its opulent State Rooms Within these walls lie treasures aplent y, from exquisite furniture and delicate porcelain to majestic works of art and formidable arms and armour A dedicated museum further immerses visitors in the leg ac y of 1st Lord Armstrong , showcasing captivating aviation artefacts that illuminate his remarkable contributions to histor y

Aer an enriching tour, recharg e at the castle's charming café, offering a welcome respite for wear y travellers And fear not for parking , as there is ample space available to accommodate coaches, ensuring a hassle-free visit for all

For further information and booking details, please visit their website at www bamburg hcastle com

Discover the Magnificence o f Binchester R oman Fort

Step back in time and uncover the secrets of Roman life in Count y Durham at Binchester Roman Fort is remarkable archaeolog ical site offers a fascinating g limpse into the past, inviting visitors to explore its exceptionally well-preser ved remains

Immerse yourself in the ancient world as you wander throug h the fort's grounds, where not one, but two bath-houses await your discover y Inside the fort, mar vel at the intricacies of one of Britain's most intact hypocaust heating systems, a testament to Roman eng ineering prowess In 2018, a new protective structure was erected over this bath-house,

enhancing its interpretation and decorative features for a more immersive experience

Venture outside the fort to encounter an even betterpreser ved bath-house, its walls towering over six feet above Roman floor level Here, you'll g ain insig ht into the significance of bathing rituals in Roman societ y, discovering that it was about far more than just cleanliness.

Trace the footsteps of Roman soldiers as you explore the remains of the commanding officer's house, where hidden treasures and ancient mysteries await Keep an eye out for the leg endar y 'Beast of Binchester' among the ruins, a captivating tale that adds an air of intrig ue to your visit

For an unforg ettable journey throug h histor y, visit Binchester Roman Fort and experience the leg ac y of the Roman Empire firsthand

For more information and booking details, please visit ww w durham g ov uk Uncover the wonders of Binchester Roman Fort and embark on a journey throug h time like never before

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North West

Embark on a journe y through the vibrant cities of Manchester and Liver pool, nestled in this diverse region E xperience the breathtaking beaut y of e Lakes with cr ystal-clear waters, picturesque villages, and endless charm What are you waiting for?

No visit to the cit y of Liverpo ol i s complete without a visit to Anfield Stad ium, home o f L iverpo ol Fo otball Club

If you ’ re visiting as part of a group, they offer discounted group rates plus one group leader and coach driver space free of charg e on the LFC Stadium Tour. You’ll g et the ser vices of a dedicated Groups Manag er who’ll help plan your visit and provide a bespoke packag e to suit your groups individual needs. ere’s also free coach parking nearby

During e LFC Stadium Tour, visitors will :

Enjoy epic views of the Anfield pitch and cit y landscape from the top level of the Main Stand. V isit the state-of-the-art Home Team dressing room

Practice their inter view technique in the Press Room Pass under the is Is Anfield sign.

Take a spine-ting led walk down the Players' Tunnel

Get the chance for a photo in Klopp's seat in the Dug out. Enjoy more photo opportunities of the pitch and

Main Stand from e Kop. Tickets include entr y to the Club's interactive museum e L iverpool FC Stor y, with over 130 years of Club histor y plus all the silver ware including all six European trophies.

You’ll also see the Club’s latest exhibition, e Boom Room : e Epic Stor y of Jürg en Klopp's Dream Team is unique display pays homag e to the players and all who contributed to the success of the 2019/20 season. It showcases memorabilia and the personalities of world class footballing talent, it g ives a unique exploration into the DNA of this historic team. A must see for all L iverpool FC fans

Head for heig hts ? ey have a treat for those who like a bit of adventure. e Anfield Abseil.

Experience Anfield from a completely different perspective with a recently installed exhilarating experience as you abseil 100 down the stadium, passing the famous LFC crest along the way

For g roup enquiri es plea se ema il gro uptours@liverpo o m Or call 0151 906 1817

Windermere Lake Cru ises

e Eng lish Lake District is truly special and no trip is complete without the wonderful experiences offered by Windermere Lake Cruises

Cruises rang e from 30 minutes to over 3 hours and vessels g lide by the stunning landscapes of Eng land’s larg est natural lake Windermere Lake Cruises are the Lake District’s most popular

paid for attraction.

Groups can combine a cruise with a visit to a rang e of local attractions. e ‘ Transport Trio’ offer includes a visit to sisterattraction Lakeland Motor Museum and incorporates a steam train journey with Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam R ailway

ere are over 30 hand-picked itineraries for groups combining cruises with visits to attractions including e Lakes Aquarium, e World Of Beatrix Potter Attraction and e National Trust’s Hill Top.

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Unmissable. Immersive. The LFC Stadium Tour. The Liverpool FC Story Museum and The Boom Room Exhibition. Available in 11 languages or call 0151 906 1817 Book now at Dedicated groups team Bespoke packages and tailor-made tours Competitive group rates Become an agent: sell Stadium Tours to FITs, earn commission • • • •

ere’s free coach parking at the Boatman’s Café in Bowness where many cruises depart. Passeng ers g et discount vouchers at the café and g i shop and there are incentives for drivers and g uides

Full deta ils at www.windermerelakecruises co uk

**Explore Lanca ster : A Charming Getaway for Groups**

Lancaster is a hidden g em waiting to be discovered by group adventurers And there's no better place to base your exploration than at e Boroug h Lancaster Situated in

the picturesque cit y centre, this boutique hotel offers comfort and convenience for groups of all sizes

Start your day with a heart y breakfast at e Boroug h's cozy café, fueling up for a day of exploration Wander throug h Lancaster's historic streets, taking in sig hts like Lancaster Castle and the stunning Williamson Park For a taste of local culture, immerse yourselves in the vibrant market scene or catch a show at one of the cit y ' s many theatres

Aer a day of adventure, return to e Boroug h for a delicious dinner in their st ylish restaurant, indulg ing in locally sourced dishes and refreshing drinks With comfortable rooms and a welcoming atmosphere, your group is sure to feel rig ht at home.

Experience the charm of Lancaster with e Boroug h Lancaster as your home base –book your group g etaway today at www theboroug hl ancaster co uk

Jo drell Bank -Where Wisdom Meets Wonder

No visit to the North West is complete without a trip to Jodrell Bank – a g lobally recognised UNESCO World Heritag e Site, a place of handson, eye-opening learning for all ag es, and the UK’s only fullyoperational radio astronomy telescope ! For all those who’ve looked up at the skies and wanted to know more, Jodrell Bank is a must-see attraction. With interactive exhibitions, immersive planetarium shows in the Space Dome, and their expert team of Explainers on hand to answer all your questions.

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Join us in historic Lancaster at our grade 2 listed building in the city centre which is home to our independent, family owned and run business!Every day we welcome groups and coach tours, who typically come to us for lunch, afternoon tea or high tea in our award winning restaurant before or after heading to one of Historic Lancaster’s many attractions!

The Highlights of Lancaster...

Lancaster Castle - A fully functioning HM Prison until 2011, owned by the King!

Leighton Hall - A historic family home and agricultural estate since medieval times.

Festival Market - A covered market with over 80 stalls in the beautiful seaside town of Morecambe.

GB Antique Centre - UK's biggest indoor antiques and furniture centre with over 124 stalls.

Why book a Coach Tour with The Borough?

Easy drop off & collection at the front of the building 100m to free coach parking Group discounts available Complimentary meal & drink for the driver.

email or call 07764 860570.
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S outh West

Welcome to the South West, where stately homes, lush gardens, heritage railways, and animal attractions await With fabulous beaches and endless adventures, this region promises 365 days of unforgettable outings for groups

Buckfasrt Abbe y

Free to enter, the historic monaster y of Buckfast Abbey, is home to a working communit y of Roman Catholic Benedictine Monks Located on the edg e of Dartmoor National Park, the Abbey is a haven of peace and tranquillit y.

Renowned for its stunning Abbey Church with its Lantern Ceiling , and its extensive grounds, visitors can also enjoy recitals of choral and org an music ; as well as delicious lunches and cream teas offered in e Grang e Restaurant, there is also a pizzeria on site too. Peruse the g i shop and the recently opened Green Hub Don’t miss the Monastic Way Exhibition, an immersive experience of life as a monk

Individuals and even larg er groups can find peace while strolling throug h the Abbey's grounds Experience Packag es are available, or bespoke tailormade tours can be arrang ed and booking is essential.

e newly refurbished Conference Centre ser ves as an

inspiring space for events and meeting s, accommodating up to 200 deleg ates Mark your calendars for key events for 2024, namely the Summer Fair 1st – 3rd Aug ust and Christmas Market 28th – 30th November

For long er stays, there is a comfortable 33-bedroom Hotel Northg ate House with additional self-catering accommodation and a larg e 50 bed building for groups. For those seeking retreats they offer monaster y accommodation for men and have newly refurbished accommodation for women and couples. Check their website for latest special offers.

ere are concerts throug hout the year at Buckfast Abbey, with world renowned performers. Check out the website for what’s on during your next visit

Easily accessible from Exeter, Plymouth, Buckfast Abbey is conveniently located just off the A38 Devon Expressway Open between 10am – 4:30pm and there is ample free parking for coaches and cars.

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Stanway Ho use & Fo untain

See the enchanting beaut y of Stanway House & Fountain located in the serene Gloucestershire countr yside near Winchcombe Recognized by Fodor ’ s Guide as a quintessential Cotswold manor, its allure captivates visitors. Stand in awe of the 300 gravit y fountain, Britain's tallest and the world's tallest of its kind, set amidst picturesque grounds.

Experience Stanway's charm during open house and g arden hours from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm ever y Tuesday and ursday throug hout June, July, and Aug ust For groups of 20 to 50, indulg e in private g uided tours by prior arrang ement Enjoy complimentar y parking , and furr y friends on leads are welcome Treat yourself to teas amidst this idyllic backdrop or consider it as a splendid wedding reception venue.

To plan your visit, visit www stanwayfountain co uk or contact 01386 584528. Find Stanway on the B4077 between Todding ton and Stow-on-theWold, promising an unforg ettable journey into histor y and natural splendor.

Sudley Ca stle

Discover the timeless allure of Sudeley Castle, an enchanting g em in the heart of Gloucestershire, Eng land. Steeped in histor y and surrounded by breathtaking scener y, Sudeley Castle offers groups a captivating journey throug h centuries of Eng lish heritag e

As you explore the castle's majestic grounds, immerse yourself in tales of royal intrig ue and noble splendour Wander throug h the beautifully preser ved rooms, adorned with exquisite furnishing s and fascinating artifacts that whisper stories of byg one eras

Don't miss the chance to stroll throug h the castle's stunning g ardens, where vibrant blooms and tranquil ponds create a picturesque backdrop for leisurely walks and peaceful reflection

For groups seeking a memorable outing filled with histor y, culture, and natural beaut y, Sudeley Castle promises an unforg ettable experience that will leave you enchanted and inspired. Whether you ' re a histor y buff, a nature lover, or simply in search of a mag ical escape, Sudeley Castle welcomes you on a journey throug h time and tradition.

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Stanway House & Fountain

Stanway House, situated near Winchcombe in the glorious Gloucestershire countryside, has been described by Fodor’s Guide as “as perfect and pretty a Cotswold manor house as anyone is likely to see”. The grounds are now the perfect setting for a 300ft gravity fountain – the tallest fountain in Britain and the tallest gravity fountain in the world.

Open House & Garden: 2.00pm-5.00pm Tuesday and Thursday during June, July, August. Private guided tours are available (by prior arrangement) for groups of 20-50 people. Free car park. Dogs on leads. Teas available. Wedding reception venue. Tel: 01386 584528

Stanway on the B4077 between Toddington & Stow-on-the-Wold

Explore Devon’s Hidden Gem B u c k f a s t A b b e y i s a r e g s t e r e d C h a r t y N o 2 3 2 4 9 7 Abbey Church • Working Monastery • Exhibition • Gardens • Shops • Restaurants • Hotel & Conference Centre | Well behaved dogs on short leads welcome Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon TQ11 0EE • The monks welcome you to their home and hope you nd peace and rest here Enjoy the Abbey’s beautiful architecture and gardens, Monastic Way exhibition, restaurants and shops, perhaps extend your visit with an overnight stay in Nor thgate House Hotel Groups welcome Call to discuss how to make your group visit special with our Experience Pack ages, book ings essential Groups: 01364 645532 or Accommodation: 01364 645630 and quote GDOG24 Concer ts
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Discover an area brimming with treasures : om majestic landscapes to historic sites, and charming villages With an abundance of picturesque scener y and rich histor y, this region promises an memorable experience for groups

North York shire Moo rs R ailway season opening and events calendar for 2024

Aer the hug e success of last year ’ s 50th Anniversar y, the North Yorkshire Moors R ailway (NYMR) has announced its hig hly-anticipated season opening for 2024, and is looking for ward to welcoming groups to help keep the mag ic of the heritag e railway alive.

From 23rd March to 3rd November, the award-winning heritag e attraction and reg istered charit y will once ag ain be full steam ahead, with tickets available now for its 2024 season Along side its daily ser vices, the railway has a jampacked calendar of events to look for ward to - as well as the launch of an exciting new film trail this summer.

is year also marks the 90th anniversar y of home-fleet locomotive SR No. 926

“Repton”, while L MS 'Black 5' No 44806 returns aer a major overhaul, transporting visitors to Whitby for the first time in preser vation.

N YMR dates for your diar y

Spring Moorlander - 23 March26 May

Diesel Gala - 14-16 June

Aernoon Tea - 11-13 June

Launch of L ig hts, Camera , Traction film trail - Summer 2024

Summer Moorlander - 30 May28 July

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Yorkshire Day Pullman - 1-4

Aug ust

Annual Steam Gala - 26-29


Autumn Moorlander - 29

Aug ust-3 November

roug h the Decades - 12 & 13 October

Santa Specials - 30 Nov, 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21-24 Dec

Specially discounted rates for groups of 20 people or more are available from as little as £20pp for a sing le Pickering to Whitby journey or £10 for a sing le Whitby to Goathland journey (many more journey options available).

Group booking s can be made via their Group Travel Coordinator on 01751 477700 (L ines are open 09.30–15.30 Mon to Fri), or email grouptravel@nymr co uk

Drop Off/Pick Up Point is station dependent - please contact for full details or visit www nymr co uk/groups

Bo lton Castle

Bolton Castle is one of the best preser ved medieval castles in the countr y Owned by the same

family for over 600 years, the castle offers five floors, including a dung eon, and extensive g ardens and maze, estate-bred wild boars and a falconr y experience e castle provides an insig ht into the turbulent histor y of the last six centuries within its own walls, but also with the extensive programme of events that showcase living at the castle over the centuries in both war and peaceful times

e castle is famed for hosting Mar y Queen of Scots who was held at the castle for six months in some luxur y before her removal to Carlisle Castle.

e castle sits proudly in Wensleydale, a few miles from the North Yorkshire market town of Leyburn, with extensive views over the dale

Some rooms are dressed to help bring alive the histor y of the castle to visitors and facilities have been added yet the family are keen to retain the orig inal fabric and integrit y of the building so the castle experience is retained for visitors.

A larg e car park is ideal for coaches and groups can either self g uide or enjoy a private g uided tour of the castle and/or g ardens Excellent facilities on site include a tea room offering home made cakes and savour y items.

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• Garden shop & plant centre

• Eat at the Vine House Café

• Fully accessible

• Dog friendly

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Welcome to Wales for Groups! E xplore Cardiff, Swansea , and Wrexham, along with the majestic Snowdon mountains and the breathtaking Brecon Beacons With heritage railways and an abundance of castles, there's no shortage of wonders to discover Come visit!

L lanca iach Fawr Manor

L lancaiach Fawr Manor is a L iving Histor y Museum

V isitors step back in time, and enter the Manor restored and furnished as it was in 1645 when local alleg iances chang ed from King to Parliament

e 17th centur y ser vants are always thrilled to show off their fine house and have a g ood g ossip.

Histor y is broug ht to life, ordinar y people who lived in extraordinar y times explain and talk about the folklore and superstition, which ruled their lives Daytime and evening tours can be arrang ed for groups (minimum of 20) and a wide rang e of catering options are also available including hot and cold buffets, aernoon tea , car ver y, historic menu, or 2 – 5 course meals. For menu prices and options, please call their catering manag er

ey would be delig hted to tailor your group visit ( historical or paranormal ) to your needs, based upon travel times and group size. e coach driver is entitled to free admission to the Manor and a meal ere is ample coach parking onsite.

To make a boo king or for more information please call reception on 01443 412248

If you ’ re looking for unique places to visit with groups, look no further than Rhondda Cynon Taf in South Wales.

Nestled between the Brecon Beacons and Cardiff, Rhondda Cynon Taf is home to some of the most entertaining venues in the UK ey have histor y, heritag e, culture and more than a touch of adventure all within the ver y scenic mountains and valleys.

V isit A Welsh Coal Mining Experience at Rhondda Heritag e Park and listen as the ex-coal miner tour g uides take you underground and tell tales of mining life from an era when coal from the Rhondda powered the world. In addition to the tour, there are fascinating interactive exhibitions and the café is a perfect place to stop for refreshments.

A Welsh Coal Mining Experience is also part of the unique Coin, Coal and Cheers packag e for group travel operators ree of South Wales’ leading attractions have joined forces to create Coin,

Coal and Cheers which includes tours at A Welsh Coal Mining Experience, the Royal Mint Experience and Hensol Castle Distiller y.

For information on this particular pack age, please call 01443 682036

For f urther information on A Welsh Coa l Mining Experience at R hondda Herita ge Park , plea se visit www rhondda heritag epark com

along side living willow dens, family trails and an eng ag ing adventure playground e wildlife is abundant and there's plent y of space to run or simply rela x on a g arden seat and enjoy the tranquilit y Picton is also home to e Welsh Owl Garden & Z oo, e Mansion of Myster y Escape Rooms and also boasts a delig htful art g aller y, a Lawnmower Museum, an exceptional g i shop, plants for sale and Maria’s@Picton – a hug ely popular Court yard Restaurant and Deli

An enchanting 13th centur y castle surrounded by a spectacular 40 acre RHS Partner Garden, Picton Castle and Gardens is full of surprises for all the family.

e stunning g ardens contain rare trees and plant collections from around the world and include one of the larg est and most magnificent rhododendrons in the world Shady woodlands, an exotic jung le g arden and colourful walled g arden packed with medicinal herbs and Mediterranean flowers, thrive

Open all year round, an impressive schedule of events complements this award-winning castle and g arden for all seasons Dog s on leads are always welcome.

Tel : 014437 751326

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Pembrokeshire’s Hidden Gem Ymgollwch yn amseroedd cythr yblus y Rhyfel Car tref. Immerse yourself in the turbulent times of the Civil War. www. l l a n c a i a c h f a w r. c o. u k Drwy ganiatâd caredig Banbury Photography Image by k nd permiss on of Banbury Photography Teithiau tywys o amgylch y Maenordy Guided Tours of the Manor house 17939 The Black Gold Experience Underground Guided Tour Take the tour and listen to fascinating tales of mining life DRAM! Enjoy the thrill of riding a runaway coal dram with our virtual experience DRAM! Mwynhewch y cyffro o reidio mewn dram glo sydd wedi rhedeg gyda'n profiad rhithwir Caffe Bracchi Our on site café offers meals, cakes, coffees and is perfect for a pit stop! Caffe Bracchi Mae ein caffi ar y safle yn cynnig prydau, teisennod a diodydd ac mae n lle perffaith i ymlacio Lleoliad gwobrwyol sy'n addas i deuluoedd sy'n gartref i: Taith Dan Ddaear yr Aur Du Ewch ar y daith a gwrando ar atgofion diddorol glöwr EWCH
VISIT The award winning family venue which is home to: AM DDIM /FREE TREHAFOD www rhonddaheritagepark com 01443 682036 Holwch ni am y daith gyffrous 'Arian, Glo ac Iechyd Da' (Coin, Coal and Cheers) sydd gyda ni gyda Phrofiad y Bathdy Brenhinol a Distyllfa Castell Hensol Ask us about the exciting Coin, Coal and Cheers package that we have with the Royal Mint Experience and Hensol Castle Distillery
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S cotl and

Scotland , where adventure awaits at ever y turn Whether you seek extreme sports or a gentler exploration, Scotland caters to all With easy access to the great outdoors, blend traditional touring or cit y breaks with thrilling escapades amidst breathtaking landscapes

S cone Palace

Follow in the footsteps of 42 King s, explore stunning state rooms and see where Queen V ictoria and Prince Albert dined during their visit in 1842 Find your way throug h the maze, visit our Walled Garden, wander in the V ictorian Pinetum or simply lose yourself in over 100 acres of woodland g ardens that are perfect for rela xing walks.

Scone Palace is a place that breathes histor y like nowhere else in Scotland Today, in the 21st centur y, it is the home of

the Earls of Mansfield, most famous as e Crowning Place of Scottish King s and a major attraction to visitors from all over the world.

e Palace offers both selfg uided or pre booked private tours, and for those wishing to enjoy refreshments, the Old Ser vants Hall Coffee Shop and Old Kitchen have a larg e variet y of tast y treats available

Whether you would like a warm scone, savour y snack or booking a group for deluxe hig h tea , there is something for ever yone

ose who enjoy retail therapy

during their travels can experience the Food Shop and palace Gi Shop Guests will find an abundance of locally sourced and hand-craed items, creating the perfect opportunit y to find those ideal g is or mementos Scone Palace offers a fantastic day out for those wishing to immerse themselves in Scottish histor y, explore the stunning Palace and grounds while enjoying both food and retail offering s in one attraction.

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appetite at the MacLeod Tables Cafe

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e R&A Wo rld Golf Museum

e R&A World Golf Museum

offers immersive g alleries that bring the past, present and future of g olf to life around you ousands of captivating objects, celebrating over 400 years of play on the links, inspire fascinating stories of the g ame and its personalities

Dunveg an Castle

Dunveg an Castle is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the ancestral home of the Chiefs of clan MacLeod for 800 years

Orig inally designed as a fortress to keep people out, today you can tour an award-winning castle and Hig hland estate steeped in histor y and clan leg end, delig ht in the beaut y of its formal g ardens, take a boat trip to see the Loch Dunveg an seal colony, stay in one of their five charming holiday cottag es, browse in one of their shops which feature qualit y local and Scottish g is, or satisf y your

eir self-g uided g alleries allow groups to enjoy the Museum at their own pace ; by booking in advance, they can also offer g uided tours subject to availabilit y

Discounted admission rates are available for groups and can be booked via the website

eir retail shop is the perfect place for visitors to purchase their St Andrews souvenirs, offering an extensive selection of products and g i ideas to suit all tastes and budg ets, including e Open, AIG Women’s Open and Walker Cup merchandise.

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No matter how many times you ' ve visited Ireland , there's always more to discover e poetic essence of life here flows as dee ply as the Shannon River, inviting endless exploration and enchantment for groups

Ireland’s most beautiful G eorgian house.

Boasting an abundance of natural beaut y and grandeur, the

tour unlocks centuries of histor y. Discover the unparalleled beaut y of Ireland's finest private art collection, including some of the world's

200 acre estate at Russboroug h is a majestic setting with breathtaking views of the Blessing ton Lake and Wicklow Mountains beyond

Uncover Russboroug h's storied past and grandeur eir g uided

most beautiful pieces of furniture, silver, porcelain, and of course, painting s

Indulg e in an award-winning experience at Russboroug h's Café and Shop Savour the

freshest ingredients from local artisans and shop extraordinar y one-of-a-kind treasures inspired by the timeless beaut y of Russboroug h

Russboroug h is a delig ht to spend the day in with so much on offer Follow the tree-lined pathways to discover the orig inal 18th centur y features such as the circular Hippodrome and the Walled Garden as well our 2km beech hedg e maze. Get close to

majestic birds on a Bird of Prey Centre tour or tr y your hand at zip lining at the Outdoor Adventure Centre ww w.russboroug

Malahide Ca stle & Gardens

Malahide Castle was home to the Talbot family for nearly 800 years and with a histor y dating back to 1185, there are plent y of stories to be told.

Enjoy a g uided tour of Dublin’s most loved medieval castle just 10 minutes from Dublin Airport and 13km from Dublin Cit y centre. See the splendour of Lord Milo Talbot’s walled botanical g arden, e Butterfly House and West Lawn Take a break and breath of fresh air on Avoca’s café terrace overlooking the walled g arden, or eng ag e in some retail therapy in the Museum Shop in the visitor centre

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