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Wallingford Coach SHORT BREAKS and excursions 2015

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Wallingford Coach Limited 17 Wey Road Berinsfield Wallingford Oxfordshire OX10 7PT

WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE TO GO  Email: sales@wallingfordcoach.co.uk  Book on-line@www.wallingfordcoach.co.uk

LOCAL PICK-UP POINTS: oxford – wantage - Abingdon - didcot - Wallingford - benson - READING


Booking Conditions

The Conditions of Carriage All bookings are accepted on the following conditions:

1 Your Contract: Your excursion or holiday contract is with Wallingford Coach Limited ("the Company"). When you make a booking you guarantee that you have the authority to accept and do accept on behalf of your party the terms of these booking conditions. The contract between you and the Company is defined by these Booking Conditions and the Confirmation Invoice, which is issued within 28 days from receipt by the Company of the deposit. A contract exists as soon as we issue our confirmation invoice. The contract is governed by English Law, and the jurisdiction of the English Courts. 2 Cancellation by the Company: The Company reserves the right to cancel departures if the number of clients wishing to travel is less than 21 persons. The Company shall not normally cancel an excursion if the above number is satisfied. If for any reason it is found necessary to do so and an alternative is not acceptable, the Company will refund all monies paid, whereupon all liability on thebypart of the Company shall cease. 3 Cancellation the Passenger: The following scale of cancellation charges shall apply to cancellation by the passenger: Period before departure in which cancellation is received charges

constitute the entire understanding between Wallingford Coach Limited and its passengers and shall override and exclude any purported variation hereof whether written or verbal unless authorised in writing on behalf of Wallingford Coach Limited by the Company Secretary of Wallingford Coach Limited from time to time. Our aim is to provide all our passengers with a safe, reliable and pleasant journey. This document provides edited details of the Conditions under which we carry passengers and their property on Wallingford Coach Limited services. Please note that these Conditions of Carriage do not affect your statutory rights as a consumer, and do not limit our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence. (Full conditions of carriage available upon request)

1 Seat Belts:

You are required by law to wear the seatbelt provided at all times whilst seated. This also applies to wheelchairs. It is the responsibility

of the customer to ensure that they comply with this requirement.

2 Mid-journey refreshment breaks:

If a short halt is made on an excursion or service for toilets or refreshments, you must return to the

coach punctually within the time allowed for the halt. We shall not be obliged to hold up the coach to wait for you, and we shall not be liable to you if you miss the coach because you return later. We will not reimburse any additional costs you may incur as a result of you missing the coach.

3 Unreasonable Behaviour:

Should a client behave in an abusive or disruptive manner, the company reserves the right, after due consideration

and warning, to terminate the contract between us. In such circumstances the client will have no further redress against the company in respect of any lost part of the holiday or additional expenses incurred.

Percentage of holiday cost payable as cancellation

4 We have no liability for circumstances beyond our control: More than 42 days

Deposit is forfeited

We shall have no liability for any delay or failure to carry you, or for

29-42 Days


15-28 Days


8-14 Days


breach of contract, where caused by a circumstance beyond our reasonable control. The following shall be considered to be circumstances beyond our reasonable control: war or threat of war, accidents causing delays on the service route, exceptional severe weather conditions, fire and/or damage at a station, compliance with requests of the police, customs or other government officials and security services, deaths and accidents on the road, vandalism and terrorism, unforeseen traffic delays, strike/industrial action, riot or local disturbance or unrest, problems caused by other customers, bankruptcy, insolvency or cessation of trade of any carrier used by us and other circumstances affecting passenger safety. The company will not be liable for loss, damage, injury or inconvenience which may (directly or indirectly) be sustained by passengers or third parties in the event of the alteration or cancellation of any journey or service, whether because of breakdown, adverse weather conditions or other circumstances.

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5. Third Party Rights: Unless otherwise stated in these General Conditions of Carriage, no person other than you and us shall have the benefit of or be entitled to rely upon or enforce any term of these General Conditions of Carriage or any other term of the contract to carry you and the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply.

4 Room Allocation & Special Requests: Every effort will be made to provide precisely the accommodation booked and to convey special needs to the hotelier(s). However, the Company accepts no liability for any failure to provide a special request for which no payment is made and no correspondence will be entered into concerning the hotelier's failure to satisfy such requests. Where a payment is made for additional facilities, the Company's liability shall be limited to the brochure price of that supplement. Bookings for rooms with bath or shower shall be deemed to be fulfilled by the provision of either facility. Requests for one or the other will be treated as requests only. Bookings for a double room shall be considered satisfied by the provision of either a double or twin bedded room. Bookings for a twin room shall be considered satisfied by the provision of a room with two or more beds. 5 Hotel Amenities: Some facilities (e.g. lifts) are not always available due to sudden breakdowns or the need to service them. Other facilities (e.g. outdoor swimming pools) are only available when weather permits. The nature and frequency of entertainment is also subject to demand and is at the discretion of the hotel. 6 All Bookings: Holiday price includes coach travel, accommodation, excursions and meals as specified in the excursion description. Some hotels and restaurants including Warner Leisure Hotels make a small additional charge for tea or coffee taken after meals. Morning coffee, afternoon tea, personal items and liquid refreshments are not included in the price of the excursion. 7 Animals: Animals (other than registered assistance dogs) may not be allowed on tour. Clients with registered assistance dogs must advise the company at the time of booking. 8. Baggage Which term shall include all personal belongings of the client, is conveyed at owner's risk throughout and the Company's liability shall be limited to taking reasonable care in the handling of such items by its servants or agents. Each passenger is allowed one suitcase thanExcept 26in x as Sinprovided x 15in and no more than 33lbof(15kg). 9 Our liability for cancellations andmeasuring withdrawalsno ofmore services: in weighing these General Conditions Carriage, we shall not be liable for any loss, damage, liability, or cost suffered by you as a result of any cancellation or withdrawal of any service by us, or any delay to any service, or termination of any service. Occasionally, due to events beyond our control (such as severe traffic congestion, adverse weather conditions, or events which cause delays and diversions) we may not be able to operate the advertised service. In the unlikely event that you are unable to make or complete your journey with us, we shall not be liable for any costs or losses that you suffer or for any inconvenience that you experience.

6. Severability:

Each of the provisions of these General Conditions of Carriage shall be separate and severable. Should any provision be invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed from these General Conditions of Carriage, and the remaining provisions of these General Conditions of Carriage shall continue in full force and effect and be amended as far as possible to give valid effect to the intentions of the parties under the severed provision.

7 Data Protection:

When you provide your name and address, you give us permission to store it on our computer and use it to provide you with new

editions of our brochure and special offers as these become available. If you do not wish us to include you on our mailing list, please write to us, send an email or telephone our Customer Relations Department on 01865341662 and we will ensure you are not sent any further publicity material. Under the Data Protection Act, you have a right to access the personal data we hold on you. You must make any request for access in writing and we have up to 40 days to respond. We may not respond if in doing so we would be forced to disclose to you information concerning another individual. Our mailing list is entirely confidential and we do not make it available to any other Company. Any personal information you provide to us regarding your state of health is stored only for the purpose of the specific booking for which you divulge the information. It is made available to hoteliers and transportation providers only in so far as is absolutely necessary to enable them to accommodate your needs. This information is not stored for use in future bookings and must be disclosed to us each time you make a booking.

8. Contacting Us: Wallingford Coach welcomes any comments or suggestions that relate to any aspect of our service. Please contact us in writing, by telephone or e-mail using the following address and telephone number:

Wallingford Coach Limited, 17 Way Road, Berinsfield, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 7PT

Telephone 01865 341662 Email: sales@wallingfordcoach.co.uk Full terms and conditions of carriage are available upon request

38 years visiting this fabulous Christmas Venue. So once again why not join us for this chance to enjoy the most popular English Christmas show of all time. Each show is a pageant of spectacle and colour – the music a seamless transition from an up-beat dance routine to a choral rendition of a Christmas carol, a show which would not be out of place in any of London’s West End theatres. The dazzling scenery is the backdrop to a blend of exciting Christmas entertainment with carols, flamboyant dancers, beautiful costumes, outstanding music and singing from a cast of over one hundred! At Thursford, traditional farm buildings have been transformed into a small village of gift shops with a touch of Charles Dickens’ England; The Christmas Shop, The Stable Shop and The Pantry/Sweet Shop are all famous for their unique gifts and festive treats which perfectly reflect this special time of year. We are offering our 2 day holiday to this wonderful event – to include show ticket, half board in local hotel, together with a visit to the world renown Caithness Crystal factory where we will see a demonstration of glassmaking and have a chance to buy those last Christmas presents at a fraction of the high street prices. On the way home, to make our tour complete we will call at one of our ever popular venues.

The Warner Experience A Warner Holiday... Walk through the door, get chatting to one of the friendly team and start planning the delights of your stay. The Hotels and Villages are made for relaxation, but with swimming pools to take a dip in, delicious food to feast on and stunning countryside to explore, you’ll love keeping busy. Just make sure you save time for a boogie on the dance floor.

The Team Everyone enjoys life at Warner, including the Warner team, which is why they are always happy to help. A smiley friendly face at check in, to a whirl around the dance floor with one of the entertainment team, don’t be surprised if you’re all on first name terms at the end of your stay

Sleep Easy Comfy beds, crisp sheets and dreamy views. Whether you’re listening to the waves in a seaside chalet or snuggling up under a four-poster in one of the Historic rooms, you’re sure to get the perfect night’s sleep.

Wine and Dine

26th – 27th November 2015

Each of the locations has a team of first-class chefs slicing, dicing and sautéing from morning till night. Wherever you’re staying, there’s always a snack, drink or three course feasts just around the corner.

10th – 11th December 2015

Evening With loads of exciting music, comedy and dancing shows every evening to give your holiday some extra sparkle. Just put on those dancing shoes and start tapping away


Wisley Gardens CRICKET ST THOMAS HOTEL A warm welcome awaits you at Cricket St Thomas Hotel. We hope to delight you with a combination of wonderful dining, sport, entertainment and leisure experiences to brighten the winter months. In addition to this, you will find the house and surrounding scenic landscape steeped in history, just waiting to be discovered on one of our fully inclusive excursions. Whatever the weather with access to the many facilities on offer your days will be full

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Famous as the location for the TV series ‘To the Manor Born’ 160 acres of landscaped parkland set amid a picturesque setting 12th Century parish church of St. Thomas and walled garden within the grounds The Tree Tops restaurant for breakfast and three course evening meal Fenocchi’s Restaurant for lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner Croquet, tennis and boules courts Tastefully modelled 19m deck level swimming pool Sauna, steam room, tropicarium and fitness studio The Late Lounge, featuring complimentary evening shows The Terrace and Pavilion Bars

The flagship garden of the RHS, Wisley captures the imagination with richly planted borders, luscious rose gardens and the state-of-the-art Glasshouse. Gifted to the Society in 1903, Wisley has evolved over time into a world-class garden.

Saturday 6th June 2015

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum Autumn at Westonbirt Autumn is a fabulous time of year at Westonbirt and wherever you go, the



MONDAY 16 March 2015

natural firework display of colours is superb. Pick up your autumn trail map from the Welcome Building to find the best of the season's offering

Thursday 15th October 2015 Pick up Points: Abingdon and Didcot only


Chichester market and Weald and downland open air museum High on many visitors list of things they want are high quality shopping and choice. Chichester city centre is justly proud of its mix of famous High Street stores and high quality independent clothes and shoe boutiques. As we visit on a Wednesday there is also a thriving local market where you can bag a bargain and find some of those hard to locate items you have been looking for.

Discover traditional buildings in a rural landscape that tell the story of the men, women and children who lived and worked in them over a 600-year period. You can explore the 40-acre site and visit some of the 50 exhibit buildings. Many of the exhibit houses are furnished to recreate historic domestic interiors. There is a regular programme of domestic and craft demonstrations, including cooking in the Tudor kitchen; milling flour in a working watermill; blacksmithing in the Victorian smithy; and other demonstrations depending on the season. Join us for a day of hands-on countryside skills, crafts, activities and games. Activities are suitable for all ages and will be held under cover if the weather is wet.

Wednesday 5th August 2015

BEMBRIDGE COAST HOTEL- ISLE OF WIGHT Tranquil, imposing, impeccable. The hotel sits on a secluded eastern shore of the Isle of Wight just metres from the lapping, glistening Solent. With 23 acres of grounds, elegantly landscaped gardens and marvellous sea views make this the ideal place to relax Situated on a secluded eastern shore with stunning views of the Solent. With its 23 acres of grounds, its famously landscaped Spanish Gardens and its marvellous sea views, Bembridge Coast is the ideal place from which to explore the Isle of Wight’s Royal history. The Isle of Wight is known as the ‘Garden Isle’ because in itself it holds vast amounts of beautiful landscapes and views which are home to all sorts of wildlife.         

Beautiful patio area and shady lawns overlooking the Solent 23 acres of landscaped gardens to wander around Leisure suite with heated indoor swimming pool Sauna, steam room, tropicarium and fitness studio available Four rink indoor bowls complex 6 rink Outdoor bowls green with pavilion Snooker, table tennis, darts and with pool table available for a small additional charge Live nightly entertainment in the Admiral’s Club Cabaret Room Boules, Pitch ‘n’ Putt, fun croquet, tennis, cycle hire


MONDAY 19th January 2015


MONDAY 10th August 2015

Full day mystery tour with lunch SINAH WARREN SINAH WARREN – HAYLING ISLAND Sinah Warren is a tranquil paradise of pines and flowers sea-birds and butterflies. You're as likely to spot a Red Admiral from your sun-lounger as a salty sea dog out in the bay. Sinah Warren offers some excellent leisure facilities including: Fitness studio indoor and outdoor swimming pools and spa pool.

Why not join us for a full day scenic mystery tour with a 2 course lunch. Maybe a boat ride or something pulled by one of our four legged friends who may run out of steam, who knows. One thing is certain you will enjoy the day having done something just a little different.

Wednesday 1st July 2015

Delicately poised at the tip of Hampshire’s Hayling Island, with views overlooking Langstone Harbour, Sinah Warren is a beautiful, well- appointed and comfortable hotel with as many amenities as you could wish for. The Hotel is perfectly based for enjoying some of the English south coast’s finest attractions, from the handsome city and boatyard of Chichester to the historic harbour at Portsmouth.        

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Set on a beautiful beach overlooking Langstone Harbour Stunning Landscaped gardens Heated outdoor pool (open Whitsun to Sept) Heated indoor pool with spa pool & sauna Extensive leisure suite with steam room & fitness studio Spinnaker lounge with board games & library The Coffee lounge for morning coffee, lunch & afternoon tea Two Separate bars including our traditional lounge bar Croquet, tennis, fun putting, boules, & electric cycle Outdoor bowls green Snooker, pool, table tennis & giant chess



EXCURSION PICK UP POINTS Oxford: Water Eaton P+R - Oxford Rail Station – Nelson Cowley – George Littlemore Abingdon: Poplar Grove Kennington - Stratton Way –Tesco Fairacres Didcot:

Didcot Rail Station – Marlborough Club

Wallingford: Outside library High Street Benson: Outside marina on A4074 Berinsfield: Fane Drive/Kennet Close


MONDAy 4 May 2015

Henley-on-Thames: Station Road by Rail Station Reading: Station Hill by Rail Station NOT ALL EXCURSIONS PICK UP AT ALL POINTS. Contact us for individual details.


Incredible air displays and attractions – don’t miss the UK’s biggest free aviation festival in 2015.

Thoresby Hall is a Grade 1 Listed mansion set in 50 acres of fabulous landscaped gardens. Situated next to Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire it is a perfect reminder of the exuberance of 19th century architecture. We know you will find plenty to do at Thoresby, with the extensive leisure suite complete with an 18m heated indoor swimming pool. Also on offer are a wide range of leisure sporting activities from Croquet to rifle shooting. If this is all too energetic then why not just relax with a good book in the library or join us for one of the day excursions

This year once again we are combining one of our most popular seaside outings with the award winning Bournemouth Air Festival. With seven miles of golden sands and sparkling sea, the vibrant cosmopolitan town of Bournemouth has it all - a vast variety if shops, restaurants and endless countryside with beautiful award winning gardens. Add to this the stunning air display featuring many and varied aircraft along with the world famous Red Arrows and this must surely make for a great day out. Bournemouth air show has been a major feature of the circuit since 2008. With the display taking part just off the beach there is a whole one and a half mile stretch of beach offering perfect viewing of the aircraft, and all for free.

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Anthony Salvin’s 19th century gabled and turreted architecture All Historic rooms are within the original 1875 House Set in 50 acres of Sir Humphrey Repton designed gardens Featuring a Grade 1 listed Victorian Rose Garden with rare species within the larger 1,000 acre Capability Brown parklands of the estate An additional wing with Signature rooms and Standard rooms Extensive leisure suite with an 18m heated indoor swimming pool Bubble pool, sauna and steam room and fully fitted gym Fencing, archery, laser clay shooting, rifle shooting Croquet, golf practice net, putting green, tennis, cycle hire, outdoor bowls


MONDAY 6th July 2015

SWANAGE HOLME LACY HOUSE HOTEL HOLME LACY HEREFORDSHIRE Set in the idyllic Wye Valley, this magnificent Grade I listed mansion is mainly 18th century with its ornate ceilings, a majestic sweeping staircase, famous ornate carvings and a stately drawing room. It is set in 20 acres of landscaped parkland with a pond, topiary and hedges laid out in the geometric garden design of the period leading to an orchard, wooded parklands and fishing lake.            

Grade I listed mansion with original bedrooms, built in 1674 Lovingly restored 17th Century state rooms and original plaster ceilings 20 Acres of landscaped parkland set amid a picturesque lakeside setting Freshwater angling Three unique restaurants each with their own distinctive personality and style 17m swimming pool, bubble pool, sauna, steam room and gym Live nightly entertainment in the Pavilion Cabaret Room The Terrace and Pavilion bars Decleor health and beauty therapies Sports lounge. Snooker room, Archery, Rifle shooting, Golf practice area, croquet, tennis, outdoor bowls green, French boules Cycle hire


This compact, friendly resort, picturesquely set in a broad, gently curving bay, is the gem of the Purbeck coast. With its award-winning beach, safe bathing, lots of leisure activities, fascinating all-weather attractions and good all-round family entertainment. Swanage offers a warm welcome for everyone! Swanage beach with its gently shelving, golden, sandy shore and clear, unpolluted water has won the prestigious European 'Blue Flag' award on many occasions as well as the Tidy Britain Group's 'Seaside Award'. While in Swanage why not take a trip on the Swanage Railway, an intensive heritage steam and diesel timetable train service with more services than virtually any other preserved railway. Visitors can experience a unique journey through six miles of beautiful scenery passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle.

MONDAY 15th June 2015

Saturday 27th June 2015

Batsford Arboretum / Morton-in-Marsh Market Day visit to Morton Market or Batsford Arboretum Batsford Arboretum is home to a unique collection of some of the world’s most beautiful and rare trees, shrubs and bamboos. It was started in the late 1800’s by Lord Redesdale – grandfather to the infamous Mitford sisters, who dedicated his life to creating a wild garden, heavily influenced by his time working in the Far East. His passion was shared by the 2nd Lord Dulverton who continued his work after inheriting the estate in 1956. Since his death in 1992, the arboretum has been looked after by a charitable trust. Moreton-in-Marsh is one of the principal market towns in the northern Cotswolds situated on the Fosse Way and now served by the main line railway from London Paddington. It grew up in the thirteenth century as a market town with a wide main street, narrow burgage plots and back lanes. There still is a busy Tuesday market with about 200 stalls attracting many visitors.

Tuesday 14th april 2015

NIDD HALL Nidd Hall Hotel North Yorkshire Set on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, this elegantly preserved historic Grade II listed stately home is set within 45 acres of Victorian and Edwardian parkland, sculpted lawns, stepped terraces and a magnificent fishing lake. The original bow fronted lawn of the east wing is the perfect place for the box hedge maze and gravel planting. Other points of interest include the beautiful grafted Azalea, copper beach, and Japanese azaleas.              

Grade II listed stately home with refurbished Historic bedrooms Lovingly restored Georgian state rooms such as the Drawing Room, Mountgarret bar and Library 45 Acres of Victorian and Edwardian landscaped parkland Manicured sculpted gardens with stepped terraces and lawns Two unique restaurants each with their own distinctive personality and style. The Rawson Restaurant and The Terrace Restaurant* The Terrace Tearooms for morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea Beautifully appointed 20m heated indoor swimming pool Spa pool, sauna, steam room and fitness studio Late Lounge with complimentary evening entertainment Freshwater angling all year round Live nightly entertainment in the Pavilion Theatre Pool table, snooker, darts, table tennis Archery, Air rifle shooting, Freshwater angling Library in the Old House



ALVASTON HALL HOTEL ALVASTON HALL HOTEL – CHESHIRE A Grade II-listed Victorian gem among the leafy lanes of Cheshire. There is so much to explore at Alvaston hall. Whether you want to explore the well manicured gardens or get out and about, this is the perfect location. Heated swimming pool and bubble pool, steam room, and fitness studio are some of the indoor activities. Outdoor activities include golf course, outdoor archery The refurbishment and extensions is now complete to include newbowls, rooms, a and shooting.

beautifully refurbished cabaret diner to enjoy delicious food and dazzling entertainment in, beautiful landscaped gardens and much more.

NEW developments for 2015!  9-hole golf course (Free round for every guest)  Indoor heated swimming pool and bubble pool  113 new rooms in purpose built new accommodation block This is the must hotel to visit in 2015 with all the usual daytime activities and full entertainment program. This break includes a full day excursion to Llandudno



MONDAY 5 October 2015

What's included in your UK break We want you to fully relax and unwind during your stay with, so you will be pleased to know we include in the price everything you need to make your break complete. Wallingford Coach include in our breaks, things most other people don't: Cooked or Continental breakfasts  Three-course evening meals  Great bedrooms offering home-from-home comforts.  Wealth of indoor and outdoor sport and leisure facilities.  Choice of evening activities at all Warner Leisure Hotels.  Great excursions by our own coach to local places of interest.  Local pick up points.  On-board wheelchair lifts  On-board coach welcome packs

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Short breaks and excursions

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Short breaks and excursions