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Minehead and Somerset Steam Railway Friday 24 August Explore the pretty harbour, admire the award winning floral displays and enjoy spectacular coastal paths and scenery. Britain’s longest steam railway runs from the sea front into the countryside and there is time for a return trip (cost not included). Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

© Flickr - Andy Pearce

Starting at Tower Bridge, choose from some of the famous attractions along the Thames such as the Tower of London, The Tower Bridge Experience and HMS Belfast. Visit the Design Museum, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and many more. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Scenic Snowdonia and Llanberis Monday 6 August Superb scenery lines our route to Llanberis. With a wealth of attractions including the Lake Railway, Electric Mountain Visitor Centre and Welsh Slate Museum. If you plan to visit specific attractions, we urge you to book early. Admission not included. Depart 11.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Southsea © Flickr - Silly Little Man

© Flickr – magic_bee

London Riverside Attractions Tuesday 30 October

Wednesday 1 August

Enjoying fabulous coastal views across to the Isle of Wight, Southsea enjoys a level promenade. You will find traditional seaside fun at the Clarence Pier with its array of amusements and rides. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.15am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.15pm approx.

Portsmouth Tuesday 5 June, Friday 31 August Famous for the battle of the waves, with many reminders of the rise of the Royal Navy. You will have free time to visit the Historic Dockland, home to the Mary Rose and HMS Victory, the Spinnaker Tower and perhaps Gunwharf Quays shopping outlets. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.15am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.15pm approx.

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The National Waterfront Museum tells the story of 300 years of maritime heritage. Via interactive technology and traditional displays discover the inspiring people, community and lives of bygone times. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Torquay © ERTC

Tuesday 21 August

Offering safe bathing on a sandy beach, Paignton is a popular family seaside resort with a pier offering all the latest amusements. The promenade is flat and the town area offers many shops to explore. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Friday 27 July

Situated on the stunning coastline of Torbay, there is a variety of attractions to suit all ages, including palm lined promenades, manicured gardens, a lively harbour and marina, plus beaches. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Weston-super-Mare Monday 4 June, Tuesday 24 July RAF Museum Hendon Wednesday 15 August

Weston-super-Mare is a traditional seaside resort with a spacious level promenade, attractive parks, amusements and everything else you would expect for a great day out. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.15am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 7.15pm approx.

Situated on the site of a historic Aerodrome, with a collection of over 100 aircraft, this undercover museum tells the history of aviation from early aircraft designs to the latest modern day jets. Admission is free. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.00pm and arrive 6.30pm approx.

4 PAY ONE PRICE – All Express Excursions have a flat fare of £18 per person. NO ADMISSION OR ATTRACTION CHARGES ARE INCLUDED. CHOOSE YOUR SEAT – Choose where you would like to sit on the coach and we will confirm this when you book your excursion. Your allocated seat number will relate to the plan on the right. ONE BOARDING POINT WITH FREE PARKING – For a quick start and smooth end to the day, there is just one boarding point, the car park at our premises near Henley. It is safe, secure, well lit and you can park all day here free of charge. Directions: Our premises are situated one mile north of Henley, on the A3400, travelling towards Birmingham. Upon arrival, enter via the ‘Entrance’ gateway and follow the signs for ‘Express Parking’. For passengers being dropped off and collected later, there is ample space. TRAVEL IN COMFORT – All coaches used on Express Excursions will be from our top class touring fleet, equipped with air conditioning, reclining seats and toilet. NO SMOKING – Enjoy a great atmosphere! Please remember that we operate a no smoking policy on all coaches.

Sidmouth Thursday 2 August, Thursday 30 August Sidmouth nestles beneath majestic red cliffs and green hills. Pleasant walks run into the neighbouring bay or up to the tea rooms of the delightful cliff-top Connaught Gardens and of course there’s great shopping too. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

This magnificent city has something for everyone, including the remnants of the city walls, the ‘Shambles’ and the impressive Minster as well as the Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre, Castle Museum and York Dungeons to name but a few. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

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ENQUIRIES – Contact our Travel Offices at Liveridge Hill, Henley-in-Arden (on the Birmingham Road, A3400 north of Henley). BOOKINGS – A simple telephone call is all that is needed to secure your place. Bookings for Express Excursions may be made up to 5pm on the day before departure, or up to 12 noon on a Saturday for a Monday departure. Alternatively, book online at www.johnsonscoaches.co.uk CONFIRMATION OF BOOKING – We require payment in full within 7 days of booking. We will then send you a confirmation/receipt which is also your ticket for the excursion. If payment is not received within this time, your booking will be cancelled. METHODS OF PAYMENT – Cash, cheque, debit and credit cards are acceptable. Please make cheques payable to: ‘Johnsons Coach Travel’. REDUCTIONS – There are no reductions for Senior Citizens or Children on Express Excursions. CANCELLATION (a) By the Company – If, due to less than 20 bookings, we are forced to cancel any excursion, we reserve the right to do so up to 2 working days prior to departure. All monies paid by passengers will be refunded and following that, we shall be exempt from further liability. (b) By the Passenger – You may cancel your booking at any time, subject to these conditions: (i) With more than 2 working days prior to departure you will receive a refund of £5.00 per person. (ii) With less than 2 working days notice, the £18 per person fare is non-refundable. ALTERATIONS – The company reserves the right to alter or cancel any excursion listed in this brochure, or to change the size and specification of vehicle used. UNACCOMPANIED CHILDREN – Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult of at least 18 years of age.

York Tuesday 14 August, Monday 29 October © www.visityork.org

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Paignton

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Swansea National Waterfront Museum Monday 27 August

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Weston-super-Mare Portsmouth NEW Buckfast Abbey London Museums Historic Stamford

July Mon 23 Tue 24 Wed 25 Thu 26 Fri 27 Mon 30 Tue 31

Chichester or Bognor Regis Weston-super-Mare Cardiff or St. Fagans Museum NEW Canterbury Torquay Lincoln NEW Abergavenny

August Wed 1 Thu 2 Fri 3 Mon 6 Tue 7 Wed 8 Thu 9 Fri 10

Mon 27 Tue 28 Wed 29 Thu 30 Fri 31

Bristol York RAF Museum Hendon NEW Blackpool Historic Stamford Bakewell & Peak Shopping Village Paignton Bury Market Bath Minehead & Somerset Steam Railway NEW Swansea Waterfront Museum Lincoln Bury St Edmunds Sidmouth Portsmouth

October Southsea Sidmouth Bournemouth Scenic Snowdonia & Llanberis Exmouth Bath Cheddar & Wells Chester or Chester Zoo

Mon 29 Tue 30 Wed 31

York London Riverside Attractions Chichester or Bognor Regis

November Thu 1 Fri 2

Cambridge Greenwich

RESERVED SEATING IS PROVIDED ON ALL EXCURSIONS

Bath Wednesday 8 August, Thursday 23 August

Bury Market, Lancashire Wednesday 22 August

A World Heritage city, Bath is elegant and full of spectacular architecture and world class attractions. Explore the Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge, the Roman Baths and the magnificent Abbey, or perhaps take afternoon tea in the gentle atmosphere of the Pump Room. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 7.00pm approx.

For over 500 years, world famous Bury Market has been at the heart of retail in the area and remains the undisputed ‘champion of the North’. This traditional open air market oozes charisma and atmosphere and offers the opportunity to shop until you drop! Depart 8.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.00pm and arrive 6.30pm approx.

Cardiff is a vibrant city with a picturesque waterfront. Home to a magnificent Castle and Museum & Gallery of Wales (free admission), displaying world renowned paintings. St Fagan’s is beautifully set in the grounds of a 16th century castle; history comes to life in this open-air Museum (free admission). Depart 8.30am. Arrive Cardiff 11.00am approx. and St Fagans 11.30am approx. Depart St Fagans 4.30pm, Cardiff 5.00pm and return by 7.30pm approx.

Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk Wednesday 29 August

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This beautiful market town, presided over by St Edmundsbury Cathedral, is said to be one of the finest provincial towns in England. Elegant yellow-brick houses line the rectangular pattern of streets, complemented by the delightful Abbey Gardens. Shoppers can enjoy the popular street market. Depart 8.30am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 7.30pm approx.

A favourite seaside destination since Victorian times. Today you have time to enjoy some of the many attractions Blackpool has to offer such as the iconic Blackpool Tower, world famous Tower Ballroom and the spectacular promenade and pier. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Cambridge Bournemouth

Friday 3 August

Bournemouth is one of Britain’s top resorts, with clean, sandy beaches, a fine pier and an attractive, traffic free promenade. Enjoy quality shopping and 2,000 acres of award winning parks and gardens. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Thursday 1 November

Cambridge is a beautiful, historic city famous for its university and has a wealth of things to see and do. Explore the Gothic splendour of Kings’ College Chapel, float beneath the Bridge of Sighs. In the pedestrianised streets there are delightful tea rooms and bookshops. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 7.00pm approx.

Situated on the River Welland, this beautiful market town is often described as ‘the finest stone town in England’ and has over 600 listed buildings. Gallows still stretch across the medieval High Street and a bustling traditional market is held every Friday. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.00pm and arrive 6.00pm approx.

Friday 10 August

There is much to explore in this ancient Roman Stronghold. Visit the two-tiered ‘Rows’ shopping galleries, the lovely cathedral and city walls. For those who wish to visit the world renowned Zoo (admission not included) we will set you down there). Depart 8.30am. Arrive Chester 11.30am approx. and the zoo 12.00am approx. Depart the zoo 5.00pm, Chester 5.30pm and return by 8.00pm approx.

Chichester or Bognor Regis Monday 23 July, Wednesday 31 October You can explore Chichester to your hearts content; visit the Tudor Market Cross, cathedral, famous Festival Theatre or the South Downs Planetarium. Or, enjoy the day at Bognor Regis, with European Blue Flag beaches, this lively resort is a great family fun day out. Depart 8.00am. Arrive Chichester 11.30am approx. and Bognor Regis 12.00 noon approx. Depart Bognor Regis 4.30pm, Chichester 5.00pm and return by 8.30pm approx.

Greenwich is famous throughout the world as the home of time and the position of the Prime Meridian – Longitude Zero. Home to the National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory and the Queens House. Admission to all three is free. Or visit the recently restored Cutty Sark (admission not included). Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Historic Stamford Friday 8 June, Friday 17 August

Thursday 9 August

As well as being famous for its cheese, Cheddar is home to the famous Gorge. There is time to explore some of the many other attractions before continuing to Wells. Wells is the smallest city in England, with fine medieval streets, Bishops Palace and beautiful Gothic Cathedral. Depart 8.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 7.30pm approx.

Chester or Chester Zoo Blackpool Thursday 16 August

© David Dixon

© Flickr – gailf548

Cheddar & Wells

Tuesday 7 August

Exmouth boasts two miles of golden sand, with stunning views across the bay and estuary. Its excellent beach is ideal for swimming or simply relaxing. Sand dunes, rock pools and plenty of seafront attractions will keep everyone entertained for hours. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Greenwich – a World Heritage Site Friday 2 November © Flickr – muddyclay

Home to the Roman Catholic community of Benedictine monks, experience the tranquillity of a living monastery. Buckfast is famous for its bee keeping and honey production, its innovative stained glass and its tonic wine. A visit is filled with history, heritage, good food and fine shopping. Depart 8.00am and arrive 12.00 noon approx. Depart 4.00pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Cardiff or St. Fagan’s Museum Wednesday 25 July © Flickr – lhourahane

Our destination is the bustling weekly market in the quaint Derbyshire town of Bakewell, perhaps most famous for its puddings! After time to browse the many stalls, we head out to the Peak Village Shopping Outlet to discover more bargains. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 7.00pm approx.

Canterbury’s UNESCO World Heritage Site is formed by the ancient ruins of St Augustine’s Abbey and St Martins Church plus the skyline is dominated by the oldest cathedral in England and the array of modern shops ensure there is something for everyone to enjoy. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Exmouth

Lincoln Monday 30 July, Tuesday 28 August © Lincolnshire Tourism

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Buckfast Abbey Wednesday 6 June

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Canterbury Thursday 26 July

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Monday 13 August

The largest city in the southwest of England, Bristol is interesting and lively. Perhaps explore the historic docks area, visit SS Great Britain or the City Museum & Art Gallery. There is a wonderful three tiered shopping centre, along with many other landmarks to discover. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 6.30pm approx.

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Abergavenny is a picturesque town steeped in history and bathing in the beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The Tuesday market is known as one of the major markets in Wales with over 200 stands selling a range of goods in its indoor and outdoor markets. Depart 9.00am and arrive 10.45am approx. Depart 3.00pm and arrive 4.45pm approx.

Bakewell & Peak Shopping Village Monday 20 August

©www.visitbath.co.uk

Our Seemore Club members receive £2 off every Day Excursion or ‘Showtime’ trip.

Express Excursions offer reserved seating and a direct journey to your destination, with most including a 15 minute comfort stop. As always we include:

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Excursions Abergavenny Tuesday 31 July

We are pleased to offer our latest programme for Summer 2012, which once again features a departure on every weekday of every school holiday. This year we introduce NEW Express Excursions to Abergavenny, Blackpool, Buckfast Abbey, Canterbury and Swansea.

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Lincoln is one of England’s finest historic cities, with a magnificent three-spired cathedral. Most of the historic sights, including the cathedral, the Norman castle and fragments of the Roman wall are ‘Uphill’. Cobbled streets lead ‘Downhill’ to excellent, modern shopping facilities. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.45 approx. Depart 5.30pm and arrive 8.15pm approx.

London Museums

Thursday 7 June

You will be set down at a central point, convenient for the Natural History Museum, The Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Entrance to these museums is free (there may be additional charges for special exhibitions). Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.


Weston-super-Mare Portsmouth NEW Buckfast Abbey London Museums Historic Stamford

July Mon 23 Tue 24 Wed 25 Thu 26 Fri 27 Mon 30 Tue 31

Chichester or Bognor Regis Weston-super-Mare Cardiff or St. Fagans Museum NEW Canterbury Torquay Lincoln NEW Abergavenny

August Wed 1 Thu 2 Fri 3 Mon 6 Tue 7 Wed 8 Thu 9 Fri 10

Mon 27 Tue 28 Wed 29 Thu 30 Fri 31

Bristol York RAF Museum Hendon NEW Blackpool Historic Stamford Bakewell & Peak Shopping Village Paignton Bury Market Bath Minehead & Somerset Steam Railway NEW Swansea Waterfront Museum Lincoln Bury St Edmunds Sidmouth Portsmouth

October Southsea Sidmouth Bournemouth Scenic Snowdonia & Llanberis Exmouth Bath Cheddar & Wells Chester or Chester Zoo

Mon 29 Tue 30 Wed 31

York London Riverside Attractions Chichester or Bognor Regis

November Thu 1 Fri 2

Cambridge Greenwich

RESERVED SEATING IS PROVIDED ON ALL EXCURSIONS

Bath Wednesday 8 August, Thursday 23 August

Bury Market, Lancashire Wednesday 22 August

A World Heritage city, Bath is elegant and full of spectacular architecture and world class attractions. Explore the Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge, the Roman Baths and the magnificent Abbey, or perhaps take afternoon tea in the gentle atmosphere of the Pump Room. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 7.00pm approx.

For over 500 years, world famous Bury Market has been at the heart of retail in the area and remains the undisputed ‘champion of the North’. This traditional open air market oozes charisma and atmosphere and offers the opportunity to shop until you drop! Depart 8.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.00pm and arrive 6.30pm approx.

Cardiff is a vibrant city with a picturesque waterfront. Home to a magnificent Castle and Museum & Gallery of Wales (free admission), displaying world renowned paintings. St Fagan’s is beautifully set in the grounds of a 16th century castle; history comes to life in this open-air Museum (free admission). Depart 8.30am. Arrive Cardiff 11.00am approx. and St Fagans 11.30am approx. Depart St Fagans 4.30pm, Cardiff 5.00pm and return by 7.30pm approx.

Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk Wednesday 29 August

NEW

This beautiful market town, presided over by St Edmundsbury Cathedral, is said to be one of the finest provincial towns in England. Elegant yellow-brick houses line the rectangular pattern of streets, complemented by the delightful Abbey Gardens. Shoppers can enjoy the popular street market. Depart 8.30am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 7.30pm approx.

A favourite seaside destination since Victorian times. Today you have time to enjoy some of the many attractions Blackpool has to offer such as the iconic Blackpool Tower, world famous Tower Ballroom and the spectacular promenade and pier. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Cambridge Bournemouth

Friday 3 August

Bournemouth is one of Britain’s top resorts, with clean, sandy beaches, a fine pier and an attractive, traffic free promenade. Enjoy quality shopping and 2,000 acres of award winning parks and gardens. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Thursday 1 November

Cambridge is a beautiful, historic city famous for its university and has a wealth of things to see and do. Explore the Gothic splendour of Kings’ College Chapel, float beneath the Bridge of Sighs. In the pedestrianised streets there are delightful tea rooms and bookshops. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 7.00pm approx.

Situated on the River Welland, this beautiful market town is often described as ‘the finest stone town in England’ and has over 600 listed buildings. Gallows still stretch across the medieval High Street and a bustling traditional market is held every Friday. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.00pm and arrive 6.00pm approx.

Friday 10 August

There is much to explore in this ancient Roman Stronghold. Visit the two-tiered ‘Rows’ shopping galleries, the lovely cathedral and city walls. For those who wish to visit the world renowned Zoo (admission not included) we will set you down there). Depart 8.30am. Arrive Chester 11.30am approx. and the zoo 12.00am approx. Depart the zoo 5.00pm, Chester 5.30pm and return by 8.00pm approx.

Chichester or Bognor Regis Monday 23 July, Wednesday 31 October You can explore Chichester to your hearts content; visit the Tudor Market Cross, cathedral, famous Festival Theatre or the South Downs Planetarium. Or, enjoy the day at Bognor Regis, with European Blue Flag beaches, this lively resort is a great family fun day out. Depart 8.00am. Arrive Chichester 11.30am approx. and Bognor Regis 12.00 noon approx. Depart Bognor Regis 4.30pm, Chichester 5.00pm and return by 8.30pm approx.

Greenwich is famous throughout the world as the home of time and the position of the Prime Meridian – Longitude Zero. Home to the National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory and the Queens House. Admission to all three is free. Or visit the recently restored Cutty Sark (admission not included). Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Historic Stamford Friday 8 June, Friday 17 August

Thursday 9 August

As well as being famous for its cheese, Cheddar is home to the famous Gorge. There is time to explore some of the many other attractions before continuing to Wells. Wells is the smallest city in England, with fine medieval streets, Bishops Palace and beautiful Gothic Cathedral. Depart 8.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 7.30pm approx.

Chester or Chester Zoo Blackpool Thursday 16 August

© David Dixon

© Flickr – gailf548

Cheddar & Wells

Tuesday 7 August

Exmouth boasts two miles of golden sand, with stunning views across the bay and estuary. Its excellent beach is ideal for swimming or simply relaxing. Sand dunes, rock pools and plenty of seafront attractions will keep everyone entertained for hours. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Greenwich – a World Heritage Site Friday 2 November © Flickr – muddyclay

Home to the Roman Catholic community of Benedictine monks, experience the tranquillity of a living monastery. Buckfast is famous for its bee keeping and honey production, its innovative stained glass and its tonic wine. A visit is filled with history, heritage, good food and fine shopping. Depart 8.00am and arrive 12.00 noon approx. Depart 4.00pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Cardiff or St. Fagan’s Museum Wednesday 25 July © Flickr – lhourahane

Our destination is the bustling weekly market in the quaint Derbyshire town of Bakewell, perhaps most famous for its puddings! After time to browse the many stalls, we head out to the Peak Village Shopping Outlet to discover more bargains. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 7.00pm approx.

Canterbury’s UNESCO World Heritage Site is formed by the ancient ruins of St Augustine’s Abbey and St Martins Church plus the skyline is dominated by the oldest cathedral in England and the array of modern shops ensure there is something for everyone to enjoy. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Exmouth

Lincoln Monday 30 July, Tuesday 28 August © Lincolnshire Tourism

Mon 4 Tue 5 Wed 6 Thu 7 Fri 8

Mon 13 Tue 14 Wed 15 Thu 16 Fri 17 Mon 20 Tue 21 Wed 22 Thu 23 Fri 24

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Buckfast Abbey Wednesday 6 June

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Canterbury Thursday 26 July

© mick finn

2012 PLANNER

Monday 13 August

The largest city in the southwest of England, Bristol is interesting and lively. Perhaps explore the historic docks area, visit SS Great Britain or the City Museum & Art Gallery. There is a wonderful three tiered shopping centre, along with many other landmarks to discover. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 6.30pm approx.

LOCATION GUIDE

Excursions

www.visitchester.com

Travel with Johnsons – Travel with Friends

© prtchdln@Flickr.com

And £10 off every holiday – plus many other benefits! See more and Save more! To join just give us a call.

• Top Quality Drivers • Online booking

Bristol

Abergavenny is a picturesque town steeped in history and bathing in the beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The Tuesday market is known as one of the major markets in Wales with over 200 stands selling a range of goods in its indoor and outdoor markets. Depart 9.00am and arrive 10.45am approx. Depart 3.00pm and arrive 4.45pm approx.

Bakewell & Peak Shopping Village Monday 20 August

©www.visitbath.co.uk

Our Seemore Club members receive £2 off every Day Excursion or ‘Showtime’ trip.

Express Excursions offer reserved seating and a direct journey to your destination, with most including a 15 minute comfort stop. As always we include:

© Pauline Eccles

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© Flickr – artq55

Our boarding point here at Henley-in-Arden offers FREE secure parking in our car park.

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LOCATION GUIDE

Excursions Abergavenny Tuesday 31 July

We are pleased to offer our latest programme for Summer 2012, which once again features a departure on every weekday of every school holiday. This year we introduce NEW Express Excursions to Abergavenny, Blackpool, Buckfast Abbey, Canterbury and Swansea.

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© Flickr - redjar

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Lincoln is one of England’s finest historic cities, with a magnificent three-spired cathedral. Most of the historic sights, including the cathedral, the Norman castle and fragments of the Roman wall are ‘Uphill’. Cobbled streets lead ‘Downhill’ to excellent, modern shopping facilities. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.45 approx. Depart 5.30pm and arrive 8.15pm approx.

London Museums

Thursday 7 June

You will be set down at a central point, convenient for the Natural History Museum, The Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Entrance to these museums is free (there may be additional charges for special exhibitions). Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.


Weston-super-Mare Portsmouth NEW Buckfast Abbey London Museums Historic Stamford

July Mon 23 Tue 24 Wed 25 Thu 26 Fri 27 Mon 30 Tue 31

Chichester or Bognor Regis Weston-super-Mare Cardiff or St. Fagans Museum NEW Canterbury Torquay Lincoln NEW Abergavenny

August Wed 1 Thu 2 Fri 3 Mon 6 Tue 7 Wed 8 Thu 9 Fri 10

Mon 27 Tue 28 Wed 29 Thu 30 Fri 31

Bristol York RAF Museum Hendon NEW Blackpool Historic Stamford Bakewell & Peak Shopping Village Paignton Bury Market Bath Minehead & Somerset Steam Railway NEW Swansea Waterfront Museum Lincoln Bury St Edmunds Sidmouth Portsmouth

October Southsea Sidmouth Bournemouth Scenic Snowdonia & Llanberis Exmouth Bath Cheddar & Wells Chester or Chester Zoo

Mon 29 Tue 30 Wed 31

York London Riverside Attractions Chichester or Bognor Regis

November Thu 1 Fri 2

Cambridge Greenwich

RESERVED SEATING IS PROVIDED ON ALL EXCURSIONS

Bath Wednesday 8 August, Thursday 23 August

Bury Market, Lancashire Wednesday 22 August

A World Heritage city, Bath is elegant and full of spectacular architecture and world class attractions. Explore the Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge, the Roman Baths and the magnificent Abbey, or perhaps take afternoon tea in the gentle atmosphere of the Pump Room. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 7.00pm approx.

For over 500 years, world famous Bury Market has been at the heart of retail in the area and remains the undisputed ‘champion of the North’. This traditional open air market oozes charisma and atmosphere and offers the opportunity to shop until you drop! Depart 8.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.00pm and arrive 6.30pm approx.

Cardiff is a vibrant city with a picturesque waterfront. Home to a magnificent Castle and Museum & Gallery of Wales (free admission), displaying world renowned paintings. St Fagan’s is beautifully set in the grounds of a 16th century castle; history comes to life in this open-air Museum (free admission). Depart 8.30am. Arrive Cardiff 11.00am approx. and St Fagans 11.30am approx. Depart St Fagans 4.30pm, Cardiff 5.00pm and return by 7.30pm approx.

Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk Wednesday 29 August

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This beautiful market town, presided over by St Edmundsbury Cathedral, is said to be one of the finest provincial towns in England. Elegant yellow-brick houses line the rectangular pattern of streets, complemented by the delightful Abbey Gardens. Shoppers can enjoy the popular street market. Depart 8.30am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 7.30pm approx.

A favourite seaside destination since Victorian times. Today you have time to enjoy some of the many attractions Blackpool has to offer such as the iconic Blackpool Tower, world famous Tower Ballroom and the spectacular promenade and pier. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Cambridge Bournemouth

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Bournemouth is one of Britain’s top resorts, with clean, sandy beaches, a fine pier and an attractive, traffic free promenade. Enjoy quality shopping and 2,000 acres of award winning parks and gardens. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Thursday 1 November

Cambridge is a beautiful, historic city famous for its university and has a wealth of things to see and do. Explore the Gothic splendour of Kings’ College Chapel, float beneath the Bridge of Sighs. In the pedestrianised streets there are delightful tea rooms and bookshops. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 7.00pm approx.

Situated on the River Welland, this beautiful market town is often described as ‘the finest stone town in England’ and has over 600 listed buildings. Gallows still stretch across the medieval High Street and a bustling traditional market is held every Friday. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.00pm and arrive 6.00pm approx.

Friday 10 August

There is much to explore in this ancient Roman Stronghold. Visit the two-tiered ‘Rows’ shopping galleries, the lovely cathedral and city walls. For those who wish to visit the world renowned Zoo (admission not included) we will set you down there). Depart 8.30am. Arrive Chester 11.30am approx. and the zoo 12.00am approx. Depart the zoo 5.00pm, Chester 5.30pm and return by 8.00pm approx.

Chichester or Bognor Regis Monday 23 July, Wednesday 31 October You can explore Chichester to your hearts content; visit the Tudor Market Cross, cathedral, famous Festival Theatre or the South Downs Planetarium. Or, enjoy the day at Bognor Regis, with European Blue Flag beaches, this lively resort is a great family fun day out. Depart 8.00am. Arrive Chichester 11.30am approx. and Bognor Regis 12.00 noon approx. Depart Bognor Regis 4.30pm, Chichester 5.00pm and return by 8.30pm approx.

Greenwich is famous throughout the world as the home of time and the position of the Prime Meridian – Longitude Zero. Home to the National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory and the Queens House. Admission to all three is free. Or visit the recently restored Cutty Sark (admission not included). Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Historic Stamford Friday 8 June, Friday 17 August

Thursday 9 August

As well as being famous for its cheese, Cheddar is home to the famous Gorge. There is time to explore some of the many other attractions before continuing to Wells. Wells is the smallest city in England, with fine medieval streets, Bishops Palace and beautiful Gothic Cathedral. Depart 8.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 7.30pm approx.

Chester or Chester Zoo Blackpool Thursday 16 August

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Cheddar & Wells

Tuesday 7 August

Exmouth boasts two miles of golden sand, with stunning views across the bay and estuary. Its excellent beach is ideal for swimming or simply relaxing. Sand dunes, rock pools and plenty of seafront attractions will keep everyone entertained for hours. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Greenwich – a World Heritage Site Friday 2 November © Flickr – muddyclay

Home to the Roman Catholic community of Benedictine monks, experience the tranquillity of a living monastery. Buckfast is famous for its bee keeping and honey production, its innovative stained glass and its tonic wine. A visit is filled with history, heritage, good food and fine shopping. Depart 8.00am and arrive 12.00 noon approx. Depart 4.00pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Cardiff or St. Fagan’s Museum Wednesday 25 July © Flickr – lhourahane

Our destination is the bustling weekly market in the quaint Derbyshire town of Bakewell, perhaps most famous for its puddings! After time to browse the many stalls, we head out to the Peak Village Shopping Outlet to discover more bargains. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 7.00pm approx.

Canterbury’s UNESCO World Heritage Site is formed by the ancient ruins of St Augustine’s Abbey and St Martins Church plus the skyline is dominated by the oldest cathedral in England and the array of modern shops ensure there is something for everyone to enjoy. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

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Monday 13 August

The largest city in the southwest of England, Bristol is interesting and lively. Perhaps explore the historic docks area, visit SS Great Britain or the City Museum & Art Gallery. There is a wonderful three tiered shopping centre, along with many other landmarks to discover. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 6.30pm approx.

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Abergavenny is a picturesque town steeped in history and bathing in the beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The Tuesday market is known as one of the major markets in Wales with over 200 stands selling a range of goods in its indoor and outdoor markets. Depart 9.00am and arrive 10.45am approx. Depart 3.00pm and arrive 4.45pm approx.

Bakewell & Peak Shopping Village Monday 20 August

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We are pleased to offer our latest programme for Summer 2012, which once again features a departure on every weekday of every school holiday. This year we introduce NEW Express Excursions to Abergavenny, Blackpool, Buckfast Abbey, Canterbury and Swansea.

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Lincoln is one of England’s finest historic cities, with a magnificent three-spired cathedral. Most of the historic sights, including the cathedral, the Norman castle and fragments of the Roman wall are ‘Uphill’. Cobbled streets lead ‘Downhill’ to excellent, modern shopping facilities. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.45 approx. Depart 5.30pm and arrive 8.15pm approx.

London Museums

Thursday 7 June

You will be set down at a central point, convenient for the Natural History Museum, The Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Entrance to these museums is free (there may be additional charges for special exhibitions). Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.


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Minehead and Somerset Steam Railway Friday 24 August Explore the pretty harbour, admire the award winning floral displays and enjoy spectacular coastal paths and scenery. Britain’s longest steam railway runs from the sea front into the countryside and there is time for a return trip (cost not included). Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

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Starting at Tower Bridge, choose from some of the famous attractions along the Thames such as the Tower of London, The Tower Bridge Experience and HMS Belfast. Visit the Design Museum, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and many more. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Scenic Snowdonia and Llanberis Monday 6 August Superb scenery lines our route to Llanberis. With a wealth of attractions including the Lake Railway, Electric Mountain Visitor Centre and Welsh Slate Museum. If you plan to visit specific attractions, we urge you to book early. Admission not included. Depart 11.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

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London Riverside Attractions Tuesday 30 October

Wednesday 1 August

Enjoying fabulous coastal views across to the Isle of Wight, Southsea enjoys a level promenade. You will find traditional seaside fun at the Clarence Pier with its array of amusements and rides. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.15am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.15pm approx.

Portsmouth Tuesday 5 June, Friday 31 August Famous for the battle of the waves, with many reminders of the rise of the Royal Navy. You will have free time to visit the Historic Dockland, home to the Mary Rose and HMS Victory, the Spinnaker Tower and perhaps Gunwharf Quays shopping outlets. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.15am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.15pm approx.

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The National Waterfront Museum tells the story of 300 years of maritime heritage. Via interactive technology and traditional displays discover the inspiring people, community and lives of bygone times. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Torquay © ERTC

Tuesday 21 August

Offering safe bathing on a sandy beach, Paignton is a popular family seaside resort with a pier offering all the latest amusements. The promenade is flat and the town area offers many shops to explore. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Friday 27 July

Situated on the stunning coastline of Torbay, there is a variety of attractions to suit all ages, including palm lined promenades, manicured gardens, a lively harbour and marina, plus beaches. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Weston-super-Mare Monday 4 June, Tuesday 24 July RAF Museum Hendon Wednesday 15 August

Weston-super-Mare is a traditional seaside resort with a spacious level promenade, attractive parks, amusements and everything else you would expect for a great day out. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.15am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 7.15pm approx.

Situated on the site of a historic Aerodrome, with a collection of over 100 aircraft, this undercover museum tells the history of aviation from early aircraft designs to the latest modern day jets. Admission is free. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.00pm and arrive 6.30pm approx.

4 PAY ONE PRICE – All Express Excursions have a flat fare of £18 per person. NO ADMISSION OR ATTRACTION CHARGES ARE INCLUDED. CHOOSE YOUR SEAT – Choose where you would like to sit on the coach and we will confirm this when you book your excursion. Your allocated seat number will relate to the plan on the right. ONE BOARDING POINT WITH FREE PARKING – For a quick start and smooth end to the day, there is just one boarding point, the car park at our premises near Henley. It is safe, secure, well lit and you can park all day here free of charge. Directions: Our premises are situated one mile north of Henley, on the A3400, travelling towards Birmingham. Upon arrival, enter via the ‘Entrance’ gateway and follow the signs for ‘Express Parking’. For passengers being dropped off and collected later, there is ample space. TRAVEL IN COMFORT – All coaches used on Express Excursions will be from our top class touring fleet, equipped with air conditioning, reclining seats and toilet. NO SMOKING – Enjoy a great atmosphere! Please remember that we operate a no smoking policy on all coaches.

Sidmouth Thursday 2 August, Thursday 30 August Sidmouth nestles beneath majestic red cliffs and green hills. Pleasant walks run into the neighbouring bay or up to the tea rooms of the delightful cliff-top Connaught Gardens and of course there’s great shopping too. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

This magnificent city has something for everyone, including the remnants of the city walls, the ‘Shambles’ and the impressive Minster as well as the Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre, Castle Museum and York Dungeons to name but a few. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

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ENQUIRIES – Contact our Travel Offices at Liveridge Hill, Henley-in-Arden (on the Birmingham Road, A3400 north of Henley). BOOKINGS – A simple telephone call is all that is needed to secure your place. Bookings for Express Excursions may be made up to 5pm on the day before departure, or up to 12 noon on a Saturday for a Monday departure. Alternatively, book online at www.johnsonscoaches.co.uk CONFIRMATION OF BOOKING – We require payment in full within 7 days of booking. We will then send you a confirmation/receipt which is also your ticket for the excursion. If payment is not received within this time, your booking will be cancelled. METHODS OF PAYMENT – Cash, cheque, debit and credit cards are acceptable. Please make cheques payable to: ‘Johnsons Coach Travel’. REDUCTIONS – There are no reductions for Senior Citizens or Children on Express Excursions. CANCELLATION (a) By the Company – If, due to less than 20 bookings, we are forced to cancel any excursion, we reserve the right to do so up to 2 working days prior to departure. All monies paid by passengers will be refunded and following that, we shall be exempt from further liability. (b) By the Passenger – You may cancel your booking at any time, subject to these conditions: (i) With more than 2 working days prior to departure you will receive a refund of £5.00 per person. (ii) With less than 2 working days notice, the £18 per person fare is non-refundable. ALTERATIONS – The company reserves the right to alter or cancel any excursion listed in this brochure, or to change the size and specification of vehicle used. UNACCOMPANIED CHILDREN – Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult of at least 18 years of age.

York Tuesday 14 August, Monday 29 October © www.visityork.org

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Paignton

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Swansea National Waterfront Museum Monday 27 August

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Excursions

Minehead and Somerset Steam Railway Friday 24 August Explore the pretty harbour, admire the award winning floral displays and enjoy spectacular coastal paths and scenery. Britain’s longest steam railway runs from the sea front into the countryside and there is time for a return trip (cost not included). Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

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Starting at Tower Bridge, choose from some of the famous attractions along the Thames such as the Tower of London, The Tower Bridge Experience and HMS Belfast. Visit the Design Museum, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and many more. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Scenic Snowdonia and Llanberis Monday 6 August Superb scenery lines our route to Llanberis. With a wealth of attractions including the Lake Railway, Electric Mountain Visitor Centre and Welsh Slate Museum. If you plan to visit specific attractions, we urge you to book early. Admission not included. Depart 11.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Southsea © Flickr - Silly Little Man

© Flickr – magic_bee

London Riverside Attractions Tuesday 30 October

Wednesday 1 August

Enjoying fabulous coastal views across to the Isle of Wight, Southsea enjoys a level promenade. You will find traditional seaside fun at the Clarence Pier with its array of amusements and rides. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.15am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.15pm approx.

Portsmouth Tuesday 5 June, Friday 31 August Famous for the battle of the waves, with many reminders of the rise of the Royal Navy. You will have free time to visit the Historic Dockland, home to the Mary Rose and HMS Victory, the Spinnaker Tower and perhaps Gunwharf Quays shopping outlets. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.15am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 8.15pm approx.

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The National Waterfront Museum tells the story of 300 years of maritime heritage. Via interactive technology and traditional displays discover the inspiring people, community and lives of bygone times. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

Torquay © ERTC

Tuesday 21 August

Offering safe bathing on a sandy beach, Paignton is a popular family seaside resort with a pier offering all the latest amusements. The promenade is flat and the town area offers many shops to explore. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Friday 27 July

Situated on the stunning coastline of Torbay, there is a variety of attractions to suit all ages, including palm lined promenades, manicured gardens, a lively harbour and marina, plus beaches. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.30pm approx.

Weston-super-Mare Monday 4 June, Tuesday 24 July RAF Museum Hendon Wednesday 15 August

Weston-super-Mare is a traditional seaside resort with a spacious level promenade, attractive parks, amusements and everything else you would expect for a great day out. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.15am approx. Depart 5.00pm and arrive 7.15pm approx.

Situated on the site of a historic Aerodrome, with a collection of over 100 aircraft, this undercover museum tells the history of aviation from early aircraft designs to the latest modern day jets. Admission is free. Depart 9.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.00pm and arrive 6.30pm approx.

4 PAY ONE PRICE – All Express Excursions have a flat fare of £18 per person. NO ADMISSION OR ATTRACTION CHARGES ARE INCLUDED. CHOOSE YOUR SEAT – Choose where you would like to sit on the coach and we will confirm this when you book your excursion. Your allocated seat number will relate to the plan on the right. ONE BOARDING POINT WITH FREE PARKING – For a quick start and smooth end to the day, there is just one boarding point, the car park at our premises near Henley. It is safe, secure, well lit and you can park all day here free of charge. Directions: Our premises are situated one mile north of Henley, on the A3400, travelling towards Birmingham. Upon arrival, enter via the ‘Entrance’ gateway and follow the signs for ‘Express Parking’. For passengers being dropped off and collected later, there is ample space. TRAVEL IN COMFORT – All coaches used on Express Excursions will be from our top class touring fleet, equipped with air conditioning, reclining seats and toilet. NO SMOKING – Enjoy a great atmosphere! Please remember that we operate a no smoking policy on all coaches.

Sidmouth Thursday 2 August, Thursday 30 August Sidmouth nestles beneath majestic red cliffs and green hills. Pleasant walks run into the neighbouring bay or up to the tea rooms of the delightful cliff-top Connaught Gardens and of course there’s great shopping too. Depart 8.00am and arrive 11.30am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

This magnificent city has something for everyone, including the remnants of the city walls, the ‘Shambles’ and the impressive Minster as well as the Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre, Castle Museum and York Dungeons to name but a few. Depart 7.30am and arrive 11.00am approx. Depart 4.30pm and arrive 8.00pm approx.

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BOOKING CONDITIONS

ENQUIRIES – Contact our Travel Offices at Liveridge Hill, Henley-in-Arden (on the Birmingham Road, A3400 north of Henley). BOOKINGS – A simple telephone call is all that is needed to secure your place. Bookings for Express Excursions may be made up to 5pm on the day before departure, or up to 12 noon on a Saturday for a Monday departure. Alternatively, book online at www.johnsonscoaches.co.uk CONFIRMATION OF BOOKING – We require payment in full within 7 days of booking. We will then send you a confirmation/receipt which is also your ticket for the excursion. If payment is not received within this time, your booking will be cancelled. METHODS OF PAYMENT – Cash, cheque, debit and credit cards are acceptable. Please make cheques payable to: ‘Johnsons Coach Travel’. Please note there is a 2% charge for payments made by credit card. REDUCTIONS – There are no reductions for Senior Citizens or Children on Express Excursions. CANCELLATION (a) By the Company – If, due to less than 20 bookings, we are forced to cancel any excursion, we reserve the right to do so up to 2 working days prior to departure. All monies paid by passengers will be refunded and following that, we shall be exempt from further liability. (b) By the Passenger – You may cancel your booking at any time, subject to these conditions: (i) With more than 2 working days prior to departure you will receive a refund of £5.00 per person. (ii) With less than 2 working days notice, the £18 per person fare is non-refundable. ALTERATIONS – The company reserves the right to alter or cancel any excursion listed in this brochure, or to change the size and specification of vehicle used. UNACCOMPANIED CHILDREN – Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult of at least 18 years of age.

York Tuesday 14 August, Monday 29 October © www.visityork.org

© ERTC

Paignton

© Mick Lobb

Swansea National Waterfront Museum Monday 27 August

MAKING ENQUIRIES & BOOKING YOUR EXCURSIONS

Liveridge House, Liveridge Hill, Henley-in-Arden B95 5QS

01564 797000 (Option 0) Q U A L I T Y C OAC H T R AV E L

Visit our website: www.johnsonscoaches.co.uk

BOOK ONLINE AT www.johnsonscoaches.co.uk

• • • •

One price – one boarding point Great days out for everyone Every Weekday During School Holidays FREE Secure Parking all day at our Depot, Liveridge Hill, Henley-in-Arden

ONLY

£18

Book Now on 01564 797000 (Option 0) or online at www.johnsonscoaches.co.uk


Johnsons Express Excursions 2012