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Hotels

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Technology 6 Tourism Contacts

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VENUES AND ATTRACTIONS East of England

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Heart of England

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London

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North East

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North West

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South East & South

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South West

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Yorkshire

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Ireland

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Scotland

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Wales

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Index of advertisers

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CONTACTS INDUSTRY ORGANISATIONS COACH TOURISM ASSOCIATION ✆  01694 781283   www.coachtourismassociation.co.uk Unit 4 Marshbrook Business Park, Church Stretton SY6 6QE CPT ✆  020 7240 3131   www.cpt-uk.org Fifth Floor Offices (South), Chancery House, 53-64 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1QS DRIVER AND VEHICLE STANDARDS AGENCY ✆  0300 123 9000  www.gov.uk Berkeley House, Croydon Street, Bristol BS5 0DA INTERNATIONAL ROAD TRANSPORT UNION (IRU) ✆  00 41 22 918 27 00  www.iru.org La Voie-Creuse 16, CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland ROAD OPERATORS SAFETY COUNCIL ✆  01557 500680  www.rosco-uk.org 6 Corunna Court, Corunna Road, Warwick CV34 5HQ

FERRIES/CRUISES BRITTANY FERRIES ✆  0330 159 7000  www.brittany-ferries.co.uk The Brittany Centre, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8RU CALEDONIAN MACBRAYNE ✆  01475 650355  www.calmac.co.uk   traveltrade@calmac.co.uk Ferry Terminal, Gourock PA19 1QP @

CONDOR FERRIES ✆  01202 207207  www.condorferries.co.uk Condor House, New Harbour Road, Poole BH15 4AJ

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CROISI EUROPE RIVER CRUISES ✆  0208 328 0649  www.croisieurope.co.uk Eyes2Market, 1 Lyric Square, London W6 0NB DFDS SEAWAYS (NORTH SEA SERVICES) ✆  0871 521 1535  www.dfds.co.uk/coaches International Passenger Terminal, Royal Quays, North Shields, Tyne and Wear NE29 6EE DFDS ✆  0871 521 1535  www.dfds.co.uk/coaches Whitfield Court, White Cliffs Business Park, Whitfield, Kent CT16 3PX EUROTUNNEL LE SHUTTLE ✆  0844 335 8446  www.eurotunnel.com Ashford Road, Folkestone CT18 8XX IRISH FERRIES UK ✆  08717 300 400  www.irishferries.com The Plaza, Suite 4D, 4th Floor, 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool L3 9QJ ISLES OF SCILLY TRAVEL ✆  0845 710 5555   www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk Quay Street, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4BZ NORTHLINK FERRIES ✆  01856 852086  www.northlinkferries.co.uk Stromness Ferry Terminal, Ferry Road, Stromness, Orkney KW16 3BH P & O FERRIES ✆  0871 664 5645  www.poferries.com Channel House, Channel View Road, Dover CT17 9TJ WIGHTLINK ✆  02392 855242  www.wightlink.co.uk Gunwharf Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LA

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CONTACTS HOTELS & HOTEL GROUPS ACCOR UK ✆  0208 237 8800  www.accorhotels.com 10 Hammersmith Road, London W6 7AP BEST WESTERN HOTELS ✆  01904 695400  www.bestwestern.co.uk Consort House, Amy Johnson Way, York YO30 4GP DAISH’S HOLIDAYS In 2019 we celebrated Daish’s Holidays 40th anniversary, welcomed the North Shore Hotel, Blackpool and the County Hotel, Lake District into the Daish’s family. 2020 looks set to be another exciting year with a number of exciting plans in store that all our guests will benefit from including a number of new lift installations and bedroom refurbishment programmes. ✆  01202 638841  www.daishs.com 2 West Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HR HOTEL BELLE-VUE In a leafy area near shops and restaurants, this informal hotel is a 2-minute walk from Musée Littéraire ‘Victor Hugo’, 1 km from Vianden Castle and 13 km from Diekirch train station. Straightforward rooms offer free Wi-Fi and flatscreen TVs. Upgraded rooms add whirlpool baths, and some provide balconies and/or minibars. Room service is available. ✆  00 352 83 41 27  www.hotelbv.com 3 Rue de la Gare, L9420 Vianden, Luxembourg JUPITER HOTELS ✆  01494 703200  www.jupiterhotels.co.uk 40 Oxford Road, High Wycombe, HP11 2EE

HILTON WORLDWIDE ✆  0207 856 8179  www.hilton.co.uk Maple Court, Reeds Crescent, Watford WD24 4QQ

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MARRIOTT UK ✆  01582 434188  www.marriott.co.uk 750a Capability Green, Luton LU1 3LU OLD HALL HOTEL BUXTON The Old Hall Hotel in Buxton is reputed to be the oldest hotel in England. With a rich history that includes some notable guests including Mary Queen of Scots. Group requirements are catered for with careful planning and flexibility. There’s nothing packaged about our service. Everyone will receive the utmost care and attention from our experienced staff. We can help you arrange a group booking from planning menus, schedules, bedroom allocations and room hire, right up to organised day trips. ✆  01298 22841  www.oldhallhotelbuxton.co.uk The Square, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6BD

Group accommodation & coach inclusive breaks FORT WILLIAM

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Alexandra Hotel

Ben Nevis Hotel & Leisure Club

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The Cairn Hotel

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Nethybridge Hotel

OBAN

PERTH

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The Salutation Hotel

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CONTACTS STRATHMORE HOTELS

WHOLESALERS/TOUR OPERATORS

Strathmore Hotels is an established group of 7 hotels, each full of character in great locations around the UK - Fort William, Oban, Speyside nr. Inverness, Perth, Harrogate and the Lake District. Reduced group rates are available for 20 people or more plus you will get one FREE place. ✆  01355 266886   www.strathmorehotels.com 116 Strathmore House, East Kilbride, Glasgow G74 1LF WARNER LEISURE HOTELS ✆  0330 100 9774  www.warnerleisurehotels.co.uk 1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead HP2 4YL

ALBATROSS TRAVEL GROUP ✆  01732 879100  www.albatrosstravel.com 14 New Hythe Ln, Larkfield, Aylesford, Kent ME20 6AB GREATDAYS TRAVEL GROUP ✆  0161 928 3242  www.greatdays.co.uk Chapel House, Borough Road, Altrincham WA15 9RA NORMAN ALLEN GROUP TRAVEL ✆  01432 277666  www.group-travel.com Portfield House, Daws Road, Hereford HR1 2JJ SUCCESS TOURS ✆  01225 764205  www.successtours.com Oak House, Epsom Square, White Horse Business Park, Trowbridge BA14 0XG

Hotel Belle-Vue

Situated in Lower Vianden, in the suburb, within walking distance from the town centre and the river Our. Splendid view of the castle ‘Oranienburg’. Free Wi-fi throughout the hotel. 4 02-08_Contacts.indd 4

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Great for Groups Why not join the hundreds of groups that travel with us every year and discover all the benefits of Daish’s Holidays for yourself.

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Great value half board breaks including nightly entertainment

A choice of 9 fantastic hotels spread across 8 locations

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CONTACTS MARKETING MADE Winner of Best Tourism Marketing Agency at the WTM International Travel & Tourism Awards 2018 we work on behalf of large and small scale tourism brands creating innovative and allencompassing marketing, media, digital, creative and representation  campaigns for clients in the attraction, sightseeing, sport and culture sectors. ✆  0207 831 8105  www.made.travel 27 Newton Street, London WC2B 5EL

TECHNOLOGY ROEVILLE Roeville is the creator of premium quality coach tour reservation software. Our experienced and dedicated team builds the market leading T3 passenger reservation and tour management systems plus the WebRes e-commerce sites used by the UK’s leading coach tour brands. PHCloud is our new Cloud based management solution for coach operators and now features walk-around vehicle checks. ✆  01302 841333  www.roeville.com Station House, East Lane, Stainforth, Doncaster DN7 5HF DISTINCTIVE SYSTEMS Distinctive Systems has been established for more than 35 years and is the world’s leading supplier of management software for coach, bus and tour operators. From our head office in the UK and national offices in the USA and Australia, we support our clients in the daily use of over 1,750 of our latest Microsoft SQL Server based systems. POWERFUL • AFFORDABLE • INTEGRATED ✆  01904 692269  www.distinctive-systems.com Amy Johnson Way, York YO30 4XT

NATIONAL TOURISM ORGANISATIONS VISITBRITAIN/VISIT ENGLAND ✆  020 7578 1000  www.visitbritain.org Sanctuary Buildings, 20 Great Smith Street, London SW1P 3BT VISITSCOTLAND ✆  0131 473 3820  www.visitscotland.com 94 Ocean Drive, Edinburgh EH6 6JH VISIT WALES ✆  0333 006 3001  www.visitwales.com Trefforest Industrial Estate, QED Centre, Main Ave, Pontypridd CF37 5YR TOURISM IRELAND ✆  020 7518 0800  www.tourismireland.com Nations House, 103 Wigmore Street, London W1U 1QS

CHANNEL ISLANDS JERSEY TOURISM ✆  01534 859000  www.jersey.com The Weighbridge, St Helier, Jersey JE2 3NG VISIT GUERNSEY ✆  01481 723552  www.visitguernsey.com North Esplanade, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 3AN

ENGLAND & WALES BOURNEMOUTH,CHRISTCHURCH & POOLE TOURISM ✆  01202 451707   www.bournemouth.co.uk St Stephens Road, Bournemouth BH2 6EA CUMBRIA TOURISM ✆  01539 822222  www.cumbriatourism.org Windermere Road, Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 9PL

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CONTACTS ESSEX SUNSHINE COAST ✆  01255 686633   www.essex-sunshine-coast.org.uk Clacton Tourist Information Centre CO15 1SE

VISIT BATH ✆  01225 614420   www.visitbath.co.uk Bridgwater House, 2 Terrace Walk, Bath BA1 1LN

GUILDFORD TOURISM ✆  01483 444333  www.visitguildford.com Tourist Information Centre, 155 High Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ

VISIT BLACKPOOL ✆  01253 478222   www.visitblackpool.com 1 Bickerstaff Square, Talbot Road, Blackpool FY1 3AH

ISLE OF MAN TOURISM ✆  01624 686888  www.visitisleofman.com Upper Church Street, Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 1EX TOURISM SOUTH EAST ✆  023 806 25409  www.tourismsoutheast.com 40 Chamberlayne Road, Eastleigh, Hants SO50 5JH

VISIT KENT ✆  01227 812910  www.visitkent.co.uk 28-30 St Peters Street, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2BQ VISIT LICHFIELD ✆  01543 308924  www.visitlichfield.co.uk/groups St Mary’s Church, Market Square, Lichfield WS13 6LG

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EAST OF ENGLAND ADVENTURE ISLAND ✆  01702 443400   www.adventureisland.co.uk Sunken Garden, Western Esplanade, Southend SS1 1EE

BIRCHAM WINDMILL ✆  01485 578393  www.birchamwindmill.co.uk Great Bircham, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE31 6SJ

ANGLESEY ABBEY (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01223 810080  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Lode, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB5 9EJ

BOSTON MARKET ✆  01205 314200  www.visitbostonuk.com Marketplace, Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6EN

ASCOTT HOUSE ✆  01296 688242  www.ascottestate.co.uk Ascott, Wing, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0PS

BOUNDARY MILL ✆  01476 591001  www.boundarymill.co.uk Gonerby Moor, A1 Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 2AB

AUDLEY END HOUSE & GARDENS ✆  01799 522399 Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JF

BRESSINGHAM STEAM EXPERIENCE & GARDENS ✆  01379 686900  www.bressingham.co.uk Bressingham, Norfolk IP22 2AB

BANHAM ZOO ✆  01953 887771  www.banhamzoo.co.uk Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norwich NR16 2HE

BROMHAM MILL & ART GALLERY ✆  01234 824330 Bridge End, Bromham Bedford MK43 8LP BURE VALLEY RAILWAY ✆  01263 733858  www.bvrw.co.uk Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk NR11 6BW

Open daily Easter to September 30th 2020 Tea room seats 80, perfect for coffee stop or mystery tour. Drivers are catered for. Range of refreshments available including cream teas, cakes and light lunches

CROWLAND ABBEY ✆  01733 211763   www.crowlandabbey.org.uk East Street, Crowland, Peterborough, PE6 0EN

• Coach parking • Gift shop • Play area • Museum • Garden • Disabled facilities

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COLCHESTER ZOO ✆  01206 331292  www.colchester-zoo.co.uk Maldon Road, Stanway Colchester, Essex CO3 0SL

DE HAVILLAND AIRCRAFT HERITAGE CENTRE ✆  01727 822051  www.dehavillandmuseum.co.uk Salisbury Hall, London Colney, St Albans, AL2 1BU EASTON FARM PARK ✆  01728 746475  www.eastonfarmpark.co.uk Easton, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 0EQ

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Stody Lodge Gardens Spectacular gardens in North Norfolk

The perfect coach tour destination this May

• 14-acre rhododendron and azalea gardens at Stody Lodge near Holt • Mesmerising colour and scent • Delicious homemade teas, pre-booked cream teas available midweek • Plant stall • Includes the magical Azalea Water Gardens (pictured above left), the UK’s largest planting of dazzling azalea mollis • Open 1pm–5pm all Sundays in May, mid-week available by appointment • Entrance is £7, no concessions • NR24 2ER. 1⁄2m N of B1354 at Briston, 3m SW of Holt.

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EAST OF ENGLAND EASTON LODGE GARDENS ✆  01279 718979  www.eastonlodge.co.uk Warwick House, Easton Lodge, Little Easton, Dunmow, Essex CM6 2BB ELSTOW MOOT HALL ✆  01234 266889  www.bedfordshire.gov.uk Church End, Elstow Bedford, MK42 9XT ELY CATHEDRAL ✆  01353 667735  www.elycathedral.org The Chapter House, The College, Ely, CB7 4DL FRAMLINGHAM CASTLE (ENGLISH HERITAGE) ✆  01728 724189  www.english-heritage.org.uk Castle Street, Framlingham Woodbridge, IP13 9BP GAINSBOROUGH’S HOUSE ✆  01787 372958  www.gainsborough.org 46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2EU GIFFORDS HALL ✆  01284 830799  www.giffordshall.co.uk Hartest, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP29 4EX GREAT YARMOUTH SEA LIFE CENTRE ✆  01493 330 631  www.visitsealife.com/great-yarmouth Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3AH HAMERTON ZOO PARK ✆  01832 293362  www.hamertonzoopark.com Nr Sawtry, Cambs PE28 5RE HATFIELD HOUSE ✆  01707 287010  www.hatfield-house.co.uk Hatfield Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 5NB

HIGHWAY GARDEN & LEISURE Located just 5 minutes from the Norwich Southern Bypass, Highway Garden & Leisure is a must-see for locals and visitors to the area. Spanning a vast site, it’s a one-stop shop for all your gardening, gifting, dining & homeware desires (and that’s not all!). First make your way through our garden centre, teeming with all the essentials and specialist equipment for your latest project. Find an aquatics area for indoor fish-keeping and a section for outdoor ponds too! On the other side of the garden centre, you’ll head out into our expansive plant area; find bedding plants, feature plants and even fruit trees. After picking up a few for your flower beds, find yourself in our nursery where we are home-growing plants all year round to make sure they’re ready for the perfect planting season. ✆  01508 494665  www.highwaygardenandleisure.co.uk On the A416 (Loddon Road) NR14 7PW ICKWORTH HOUSE, PARK & GARDENS (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01284 735270  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Horringer, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP29 5QE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD ✆  01223 835000  www.iwm.org.uk Duxford Airfield, Duxford, Cambridge, CB22 4QR KENTWELL HALL ✆  01787 310207  www.kentwell.co.uk Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 9BA KING’S COLLEGE ✆  01223 331212  www.kings.cam.ac.uk Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1ST KNEBWORTH HOUSE ✆  01438 812661  www.knebworthhouse.com Knebworth Park, Old Knebworth, Knebworth SG3 6PY LAKESIDE SHOPPING CENTRE ✆  01708 869933  www.lakeside.uk.com West Thurrock, Grays, Essex RM20 2ZP

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EAST OF ENGLAND LAVENHAM GUILDHALL (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01787 247646  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Market Place, Lavenham, Sudbury CO10 9QZ LAYER MARNEY TOWER ✆  01206 330784  www.layermarneytower.co.uk Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex CO5 9US LINCOLN CATHEDRAL ✆  01522 561600  www.lincolncathedral.com Exchequer Gate, Lincoln LN2 1PZ LOWESTOFT & EAST SUFFOLK MARITIME MUSEUM ✆  01502 561963 Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 1XG MANNINGTON HALL GARDENS ✆  01263 584175  www.manningtongardens.co.uk Itteringham, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 7BB MELFORD HALL (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01787 376395  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Long Melford Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 9AA NATIONAL HORSE RACING MUSEUM & TOURS ✆  01638 666789  www.nhrm.co.uk 99 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8JH NENE VALLEY RAILWAY ✆  01780 784444  www.nvr.org.uk Wansford Station, Old Great North Road, Stibbington Peterborough, PE8 6LR NEWMARKET RACECOURSES ✆  01638 675500  www.newmarketracecourses.co.uk The Links, Cambridge Road, Newmarket CB8 0TG NORFOLK & SUFFOLK AVIATION MUSEUM ✆  01986 896644  www.aviationmuseum.net The Street, Flixton Bungay, Suffolk NR35 1NZ

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NORTH NORFOLK RAILWAY ✆  01263 820800   www.nnrailway.co.uk Station Approach, Sheringham, Norfolk NR26 8RA NORWICH CATHEDRAL SHOP ✆  01603 218321  www.cathedral.org.uk 62 The Close, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 4EH OLIVER CROMWELL’S HOUSE ✆  01353 662062  www.eastcambs.gov.uk 29 St. Mary’s Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4HF PAPERMILL LOCK ✆  01245 225520  www.papermilllock.co.uk Paper Mill Lock, Little Baddow Chelmsford CM3 4BS PENSTHORPE WILDFOWL PARK ✆  01328 851465  www.pensthorpe.com Fakenham Road, Pensthorpe, Fakenham, NR21 0LN PETERBOROUGH CATHEDRAL ✆  01733 343342  www.peterborough-cathedral.org.uk Minster Precincts, Peterborough, PE1 1XX PLEASUREWOOD HILLS LEISURE PARK ✆  01502 586000   www.pleasurewoodhills.com Leisure Way, Corton, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 5DZ REDWINGS HORSE SANCTUARY Meet rescued horses and donkeys nose-to-nose at Redwings Horse Sanctuary’s visitor centres – and entry is completely free! Redwings Aylsham, north of Norwich, and Redwings Caldecott, near Great Yarmouth, are open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 10am to 4pm. Each centre also has a café and gift shop. ✆  0870 040 0033  www.redwings.org.uk Broadlands, Epping Rd, Roydon, Nazeing EN9 2D Spa Lane, Aylsham, Norfolk NR11 6UE Caldecott Hall, Beccles Rd, Fritton, Norfolk NR31 9EY

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EAST OF ENGLAND ROYS OF WROXHAM A family run business since 1895, Roys department stores are located across Norfolk & Suffolk, surrounded by East Anglia’s scenic countryside and the Norfolk Broads. The company is based in Wroxham, where there are five  Roys stores, the flagship department store, food hall, garden centre, DIY Centre and toy shop. Wroxham is known as the ‘Capital of the Norfolk broads’ and is a great family day out where you can take a walk along the river, watch the boats go by & feed the ducks.  ✆  01603 782131  www.roys.co.uk Wroxham, Norwich, Norfolk NR12 8DB RHS GARDEN HYDE HALL ✆  01245 400256  www.rhs.org.uk Hyde Hall, Hyde Hall Road, Rettendon Common Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8ET SEA LIFE HUNSTANTON  www.visitsealife.com/hunstanton Southern Promenade, Hunstanton PE36 5BH SEA LIFE GREAT YARMOUTH  www.visitsealife.com/great-yarmouth Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 3AH SHEPRETH WILDLIFE PARK ✆  01763 262226  www.sheprethwildlifepark.co.uk Station Road, Shepreth, nr Royston SG8 6PZ SPRINGFIELDS OUTLET SHOPPING & FESTIVAL GARDENS Springfields outlet shopping centre in Spalding offers a unique visitor experience for people of all ages. It combines quality retail brands, a choice of cafes, restaurants and award-winning gardens for our older visitors, great events throughout the year with fun for our younger customers at Springfields Adventureland – www.springfieldsoutlet.co.uk ✆  01775 760909  www.springfieldsoutlet.co.uk Camelgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE12 6EU ST ALBANS CATHEDRAL & ABBEY CHURCH ✆  01727 860780  www.stalbanscathedral.org.uk Sumpter Yard, Holywell Hill, St. Albans, AL1 1BY

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ST EDMUNDSBURY CATHEDRAL ✆  01284 748720  www.stedscathedral.co.uk Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 1LS STOCKWOOD PARK MUSEUM ✆  01582 546739 Stockwood Park, Luton, Bedfordshire LU1 4BH STODY LODGE GARDENS Stody Lodge Gardens has long been popular with coach tour companies thanks to its warm welcome, delicious homemade teas and magnificent colour which can be enjoyed and appreciated by even non-garden lovers. Its 14-acres of highly scented pathways, towering blooms and carpets of spring bulbs will delight all visitors. ✆  01263 863394   www.stodylodgegardens.co.uk Stody, Melton Constable , Norfolk NR24 2ER STONHAM BARNS LEISURE & RETAIL VILLAGE ✆  01449 710191  www.stonhambarns.co.uk Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk IP14 6AT SUFFOLK OWL SANCTUARY ✆  01449 711425  www.owl-help.org.uk Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk IP14 6AT SUFFOLK WILDLIFE PARK ✆  01502 740291  www.suffolkwildlifepark.co.uk Grove Farm, Whites Lane, Kessingland Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 7TF TENDRING DISTRICT COUNCIL ✆  01255 686633 www.essex-sunshine-coast.org.uk www.clactonairshow.com Clacton Tourist Information Centre CO15 1SE WHIPSNADE ZOO ✆  0344 225 1826  www.zsl.org/zsl-whipsnade-zoo Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 2LF

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HEART OF ENGLAND ASHTON UNDER HILL OPEN GARDENS The picturesque village of Ashton Under Hill is situated in the south of Worcestershire, England, at the eastern end of Bredon Hill and overlooking the Vale of Evesham. Bredon Hill and Ashton are in the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  The gardens are open Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June 2020 from 13.00 to 18.00 each day.   www.ashtonopengardens.co.uk Ashton-Under-Hill, Evesham, Worcestershire WR11 7SW ALTON TOWERS RESORT   www.altontowers.com Alton Towers, Alton, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ST10 4DB ANNE HATHAWAY’S COTTAGE ✆  01789 201806   www.shakespeare.org.uk Cottage Lane, Shottery, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 9HH

Ashton Under Hill Open Gardens Sat 13th and Sun 14th June 2020

BEAR GRYLLS ADVENTURE   www.beargryllsadventure.com/birmingham The NEC, Solihull B40 1NT BELVOIR CASTLE History really does come to life at Belvoir Castle, in the heart of Leicestershire’s beautiful Vale of Belvoir. On an enthralling tour of this magnificent regency castle, you might meet the fifth Duchess, see life as the butler saw it, or bump into a handmaid going about her daily duties. ✆  01476 871001   www.belvoircastle.com Belvoir, Grantham NG32 1PE BERKELEY CASTLE ✆  01453 810332   www.berkeley-castle.com Berkeley, Gloucestershire GL13 9BQ BIDDULPH GRANGE GARDEN (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01782 517999   www.nationaltrust.org.uk Grange Road, Biddulph, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ST8 7SD BIRMINGHAM BOTANICAL GARDENS ✆  0121 454 1860   www.birminghambotanicalgardens.org.uk Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TR BIRMINGHAM CITY MUSEUM & ART GALLERY ✆  0121 303 2834   www.bmag.org.uk Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH

The 43rd Ashton under Hill Open Gardens! Open 1pm - 6pm Adults £6, Under 16’s Free - Ticket valid both days Discounts for larger pre-booked parties Free parking in the village Various refreshments available including ploughman’s lunches and cream teas. Stalls selling local produce, plants and garden supplies Theme for 2020 will be “The Plant Hunters” Exciting exhibitions and events will support the theme.

BIRMINGHAM SEA LIFE CENTRE ✆  0871 423 2110   www.visitsealife.com The Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL BIRMINGHAM WILDLIFE CONSERVATION PARK ✆  0121 464 8728   www.birmingham.gov.uk Pershore Road, Birmingham B5 7RL

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HEART OF ENGLAND BLACK COUNTRY LIVING MUSEUM ✆  0121 520 8054   www.bclm.com Tipton Road, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 4SQ

CLEARWELL CAVES ✆  01594 832535   www.clearwellcaves.com The Rocks, Clearwell Coleford, Glos GL16 8JR

BOSWORTH BATTLEFIELD VISITOR CENTRE ✆  01455 290429   www.bosworthbattlefield.com Sutton Cheney, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV13 0AD

CLUMBER PARK (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01909 476592   www.nationaltrust.org.uk Worksop, Nottinghamshire S80 3BE

BOUNDARY MILL ✆  01922 618200   www.boundarymill.co.uk J10 Retail Park, Bentley Mill Way, Walsall WS2 0LE

COMPTON VERNEY ✆  01926 645500   www.comptonverney.org.uk Warwickshire CV35 9HZ

CADBURY WORLD ✆  0844 880 7667   www.cadburyworld.co.uk Linden Road, Bournville, Birmingham, West Midlands B30 2LD

COTSWOLD MOTORING MUSEUM ✆  01451 821255   www.cotswold-motor-museum.co.uk Bourton-On-The-Water, Gloucestershire GL54 2BY

CALKE ABBEY (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01332 863822   www.nationaltrust.org.uk Ticknall, Derby, DE73 7LE CANAL MUSEUM ✆  01604 862229   www.canalrivertrust.org.uk Bridge Road, Stoke Bruerne, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 7SE CHEDHAM’S YARD ✆  01789 842770   www.chedhamsyard.org.uk Wellesbourne Parish Council, 2 School Road, Wellesbourne CV35 9NH CHELTENHAM RACECOURSE ✆  01242 537642   www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/cheltenham Evesham Road, Prestbury, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4SH CHURNET VALLEY RAILWAY ✆  01538 750755   www.churnetvalleyrailway.co.uk Near Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands

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COVENTRY CATHEDRAL Coventry Cathedral is a place where splendid medieval history meets modern architecture to stunning and poignant effect. Come and explore our Ruined Cathedral, destroyed in WW2, standing proudly alongside our magnificent ‘New’ Cathedral, featuring works by some of the greatest artists of the 1950s and 60s. Hear our story of peace and reconciliation in a truly breath-taking setting. ✆  024 7652 1234   www.coventrycathedral.org.uk 1 Hill Top, Coventry, CV1 5AB COVENTRY TRANSPORT MUSEUM ✆  024 7623 4270 Millenium Place, Hales Street, Coventry CV1 1JD COX’S YARD ✆  01789 404600   www.coxsyard.com Bridgefoot, Stratford-Upon-Avon CV37 6YY CRICH TRAMWAY VILLAGE ✆  01773 854321   www.tramway.co.uk Nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP DENBY POTTERY VISITOR CENTRE ✆  01773 740799   www.denbypotteryvillage.co.uk Derby Road, Denby, Derbyshire DE5 8NX

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HEART OF ENGLAND DODDINGTON HALL ✆  01522 694308   www.doddingtonhall.com Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU DONINGTON GRAND PRIX COLLECTION ✆  01332 810048   www.donington-park.co.uk Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2RP DRAYTON MANOR THEME PARK ✆  0844 572 1960   www.draytonmanor.co.uk Tamworth, Staffordshire B78 3TW DUDLEY ZOO AND CASTLE ✆  01384 215313   www.dudleyzoo.org.uk The Broadway, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 4QB DUDMASTON ESTATE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01746 780866   www.nationaltrust.org.uk Dudmaston Hall, Quatt, Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV15 6QN ELGAR’S BIRTHPLACE ✆  01905 333224   www.elgarfoundation.org Crown East Lane, Lower Broadheath, Worcester, WR2 6RH ELVASTON CASTLE COUNTRY PARK ✆  01332 571342 Elvaston, Thulston, Derby DE72 3EP ERASMUS DARWIN HOUSE ✆  01543 306260   www.erasmusdarwin.org Beacon Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD GLADSTONE POTTERY MUSEUM ✆  01782 237777   www.stokemuseums.org.uk Uttoxeter Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST3 1PQ GLOUCESTERSHIRE WARWICKSHIRE STEAM RAILWAY ✆  01242 621405   www.gwsr.com Railway Station, Toddington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 5DT

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GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY ✆  01509 230726   www.gcrailway.co.uk Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 1RW HAMPTON COURT ✆  01568 797777   www.hamptoncourt.org.uk Hope-under-Dinmore, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0PN HANBURY HALL (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01527 821214   www.nationaltrust.org.uk School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich, Worcestershire WR9 7EA HATTON COUNTRY WORLD ✆  01926 843411   www.hattonworld.com Unit 24/25, Hatton, Warwick, CV35 7LD HEREFORD CIDER MUSEUM ✆  01432 354207   www.cidermuseum.co.uk The Cider Mills, Ryeland Street, Hereford HR4 0LW HERGEST CROFT GARDENS ✆  01544 230160   www.hergest.co.uk Ridgebourne Road, Kington, Herefordshire HR5 3EG HERITAGE MOTOR CENTRE ✆  01926 641188   www.heritage-motor-centre.co.uk British Motor Industry Heritage Trust, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwick, CV35 0BJ HODNET HALL GARDENS ✆  01630 685786   www.hodnethallgardens.org Hodnet Hall, Hodnet, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 3NN IRONBRIDGE GORGE MUSEUM ✆  01952 433522   www.ironbridge.org.uk Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire TF8 7AW

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HEART OF ENGLAND KING RICHARD III VISITOR CENTRE ✆  0300 300 0900   www.kriii.com 4A St Martin’s, Leicester LE1 5DB LEGOLAND DISCOVERY CENTRE BIRMINGHAM   www.birmingham.legolanddiscoverycentre.co.uk King Edwards Road, Birmingham B1 2AA LICHFIELD CATHEDRAL ✆  01543 306100   www.lichfield-cathedral.org The Close, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7LD LICHFIELD MUSEUM ✆  01543 256611   www.lichfieldheritage.org.uk Market Square, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6LG LUDLOW CASTLE ✆  01584 873355   www.ludlowcastle.com Castle Square, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 1AY LUDLOW TOWN COUNCIL ✆  01584 871970   www.ludlow.gov.uk The Guild Hall, Mill Street, Ludlow SY8 1AZ MIDLAND RAILWAY – BUTTERLEY ✆  01773 570140   www.midlandrailway-butterley.co.uk Butterley Railway Station, Ripley DE5 3QZ MOSELEY OLD HALL (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01902 782808   www.nationaltrust.org.uk Featherstone,Wolverhampton WV10 7HY NATURESCAPE WILDFLOWER FARM ✆  01949 860592   www.naturescape.co.uk Coach Gap Lane, Langar, Nottingham NG13 9HP

NATIONAL MEMORIAL ARBORETUM The National Memorial Arboretum features around 30,000 trees and is home to a variety of flora and fauna making it a haven for nature lovers to enjoy. With lots to see, including 380 symbolic memorials, plenty to explore, and with easy access from across the country, the Arboretum is a perfect venue for group visits. ✆  01283 792333   www.thenma.org.uk Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire DE13 7AR NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM/WOLLATON HALL ✆  0115 915 3900   www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk Wollaton Hall, Nottingham, NG8 2AE NEWARK AIR MUSEUM ✆  01636 707170   www.newarkairmuseum.co.uk The Airfield, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY NEWSTEAD ABBEY HISTORIC HOUSE & GARDENS ✆  01623 455900   www.newsteadabbey.org.uk Newstead Abbey Park, Nottingham NG15 8NA OAKHAM CASTLE ✆  01572 758440   www.rutland.gov.uk Oakham, Leicestershire LE15 6HW OLD HALL HOTEL BUXTON The Old Hall Hotel in Buxton is reputed to be the oldest hotel in England. With a rich history that includes some notable guests including Mary Queen of Scots. Group requirements are catered for with careful planning and flexibility. There’s nothing packaged about our service. Everyone will receive the utmost care and attention from our experienced staff. We can help you arrange a group booking from planning menus, schedules, bedroom allocations and room hire, right up to organised day trips. ✆  01298 22841   www.oldhallhotelbuxton.co.uk The Square, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6BD

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YOU’VE GOT WONDERFUL CHILDHOOD MEMORIES SO WHY NOT COME BACK AND MAKE SOME NEW ONES...?

SO MANY REASONS TO RETURN ... Email: visits@coventrycathedral.org.uk Tel: +44 (0)24 7652 1234 1 Hill Top, Coventry CV1 5AB


HEART OF ENGLAND OSWESTRY TOWN COUNCIL Oswestry boasts a spectacular Hillfort which is over 3,000 years old, a market which dates back 800 years and continues to thrive today, and the stunning gardens of Cae Glas Park. The town is the birthplace of war poet Wilfred Owen, and the Visitor & Exhibition Centre in a former grammar school built in 1407, hosts popular arts and craft exhibitions and sales. ✆  01691 680222   www.oswestry-tc.gov.uk The Guildhall, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1PZ PACKWOOD HOUSE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01564 783294   www.nationaltrust.org.uk Packwood Lane, Lapworth, Solihull, B94 6AT PARK HALL WORKING FARM ✆  01691 671123   www.parkhallfarm.co.uk Burma Road, Park Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 4AS

PEAK SHOPPING VILLAGE ✆  01629 735326   www.peakshoppingvillage.com Chatsworth Road, Rowsley, Derbyshire DE4 2JE PICKFORDS HOUSE MUSEUM ✆  01332 641901   www.derbymuseums.org 41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA POOLE’S CAVERN & BUXTON COUNTRY PARK ✆  01298 26978   www.poolescavern.co.uk Green Lane, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9DH POTTERIES MUSEUM & ART GALLERY ✆  01782 232323   www.stokemuseums.org.uk Bethesda Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3DW

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Your next stop is a historic one The Old Hall Hotel is the perfect place to explore the Peak District and beyond.

Come and see the finest example of a Jacobean manor house with extensive gardens including the world’s tallest gravity fed fountain and a fourteenth century tithe barn. Home of the Earl of Wemyss and his family, visitors are invited to view rooms that have been in daily use since the sixteenth century. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2pm till 5pm in June, July and August Groups welcome at any time by arrangement, just call 07850 585539 Between Broadway and Winchcombe GL54 5PQ

• 35 individually furnished hotel bedrooms • Ideal for group lunch, coffee or afternoon tea stops • Locally sourced food served all day • Free spaces for drivers on larger groups • Less than a 30 minute drive from Chatsworth House For more information or to book your group package please call 01298 22841 or visit

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HEART OF ENGLAND RAGLEY HALL ✆  01789 762090   www.ragley.co.uk Alcester, Warwickshire B49 5NJ RAYS FARM COUNTRY MATTERS ✆  01299 841255   www.raysfarm.com Rays Farm, Billingsley, Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 6PF REDHOUSE CONE GLASSWORKS EXPERIENCE ✆  01384 812750   www.dudley.gov.uk High Street, Wordsley, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 4AZ

REDWINGS HORSE SANCTUARY OXHILL ✆  0870 040 0033   www.redwings.org.uk Banbury Road, Kineton, Banbury, Warwickshire CV35 0RP ROYAL AIR FORCE MUSEUM COSFORD ✆  01902 376200   www.rafmuseum.org.uk Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP ROYAL CROWN DERBY VISITOR CENTRE ✆  01332 712800   www.royalcrownderby.co.uk 194 Osmaston Road, Derby DE23 8JZ ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY ✆  01789 403444   www.rsc.org.uk Waterside, Stratford-Upon-Avon CV37 6BB

The market town of Oswestry is one of the UK’s oldest border settlements where the markets were first formed some 800 years ago. An Award Winning Indoor Market is held every Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, and an outdoor street market every Wednesday and Saturday. We also have an excellent Artisan Market held on the last Friday of each month.

In this idyllic, picturesque, market town, there is a huge variety of independent businesses and shops to enjoy. There are plenty of quality coffee shops as well as splendid architecture to enjoy and a beautiful park. We also boast a number of galleries

To book your central drop off point contact David Clough on 01691 680222 or email d.clough@oswestry-tc.gov.uk

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HEART OF ENGLAND SEA LIFE BIRMINGHAM   www.visitsealife.com/birmingham The Waters Edge, Brindley Place, Birmingham B1 2HL SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY ✆  01299 403816   www.svr.co.uk The Railway Station, Bewdley, DY12 1BG SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE ✆  01789 204016   www.shakespeare.org.uk Henley Street, Stratford-Upon-Avon CV37 6QW SHROPSHIRE HILLS DISCOVERY CENTRE ✆  01588 676060   www.shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk School Road, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9RS SHUGBOROUGH HALL COUNTY MUSEUM ✆  01889 881388   www.shugborough.org.uk Shugborough, Stafford, ST17 0XB STANWAY HOUSE Stanway, the most friendly of houses, has changed little over the centuries. The sense of time stood still and tranquil beauty make it a ‘must’ on any visit to this corner of The Cotswolds. The grounds include the spectacular gravity fountain which at 300ft provides an unexpected treat for the visitor. ✆  01386 584469   www.stanwayfountain.co.uk Stanway, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 5PQ STRATFORD-ON-AVON RACECOURSE ✆  01789 267949   www.stratfordracecourse.net Luddington Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warks CV37 9SE STRATFORD-UPON-AVON BUTTERFLY FARM ✆  01789 299288   www.butterflyfarm.co.uk Swans Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS

TEWKESBURY ABBEY ✆  01684 850959   www.tewkesburyabbey.org.uk Church Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5RZ THE HEIGHTS OF ABRAHAM ✆  01629 582365   www.heightsofabraham.com Matlock Bath DE4 3NT TRENTHAM MONKEY FOREST ✆  01782 659845   www.trentham.co.uk Stone Road, Trentham, Staffordshire ST12 9HR TWYCROSS ZOO ✆  01827 880250   www.twycrossszoo.com Burton Road, Twycross, Atherstone, CV9 3PX WARWICK CASTLE RESORT   www.warwick-castle.com Castle Lane, Warwick CV34 4QU WEDGWOOD & ROYAL DOULTON OUTLET STORE ✆  01782 236000   www.stoke.co.uk Forge Lane, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 5NP WEDGWOOD VISITOR CENTRE ✆  01782 282986   www.worldofwedgwood.com Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent, ST12 9ER WESTONS CIDER ✆  01531 660108   www.westons-cider.co.uk The Bounds, Much Marcle, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 2NQ WESTONBIRT ARBORETUM ✆  01666 880220   www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt Westonbirt, Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8QS

SUDELEY CASTLE ✆  01242 602308   www.sudeleycastle.co.uk Winchcombe, Cheltenham GL54 5JD

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The Arboretum is home to over 380 memorials including the iconic Armed Forces Memorial

A Day to Remember

Share an unforgettable experience at the UK’s Centre of Remembrance Great for Groups Events

Reasons to visit:

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Please visit our website for more information or call 01283 245 143 to request our 2020 Group Visits Pack.

A range of events and activities are held on site each year including:

Vintage Fair 8, 9 & 10 May 2020 VE-Day 75 Service of Remembrance 8 May 2020 Armed Forces Weekend 27 & 28 June 2020 Summer Proms 1 August 2020 VJ-Day 75 Service of Remembrance 15 August 2020 Autumn Festival 19 & 20 September 2020 Remembrance Sunday 8 November 2020 Armistice Day 11 November 2020 Christmas Food and Gift Fair 28 & 29 November 2020 Illuminated Arboretum 9 - 18 December 2020 Carols by Candlelight 19 December 2020

National Memorial Arboretum Part of The Royal British Legion

• Free entry throughout the year • Group discounts for activities and special ticketed events • Easy coach parking • Designated coach drop-off and pick-up points • Coach driver refreshment vouchers • Meet and greet service for groups on arrival • Coach Friendly status

Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire DE13 7AR www.thenma.org.uk

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LONDON ARSENAL FC STADIUM TOURS ✆  020 7619 5000   www.bookings.arsenal.com Highbury House, 75 Drayton Park, London N5 1BU

HMS BELFAST ✆  020 7940 6300   www.iwm.org.uk Morgans Lane, London SE1 2JH

BATEAUX LONDON ✆  020 7695 1800   www.bateauxlondon.com Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU

HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT ✆  0844 847 1672 www.parliament.uk/visit Westminster, London SW1A 0AA

BUBBA GUMP SHRIMP CO Bubba Gump Shrimp restaurant ideally located in the heart of London’s West End and a stone’s throw away from Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square, Bubba Gump is a tribute to the famous 1994 Forrest Gump movie and the only one of its kind in the UK and Europe. Our venue is the ideal place to host school groups, adult’s leisure group, and events for up to 400 seating. ✆  0203 7635 288   www.bubbagumpshrimp.co.uk Unit 75, Trocadero, 13 Coventry Street, London W1D 7AB BUCKINGHAM PALACE ✆  020 7321 2233   www.royal.uk London SW1A 1AA COCA COLA LONDON EYE   www.londoneye.com Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB DICKENS HOUSE MUSEUM ✆  020 7405 2127   www.dickensmuseum.com 48 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LX HARROW SCHOOL ✆  020 8872 8212   www.harrowschool.org.uk 5 High Street, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex HA1 3HP

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IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM ✆  020 7416 5439   www.iwm.org.uk Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ KEMPTON PARK RACECOURSE ✆  01932 782292   www.kempton.co.uk Staines Road East, Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex TW16 5AQ LONDON ZOO ✆  020 7722 3333   www.zsl.org/zsl-london-zoo Regents Park, London NW1 4RY NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM ✆  020 7730 0717   www.national-army-museum.ac.uk Royal Hospital Road, London SW3 4HT NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM ✆  020 8312 6608   www.rmg.co.uk Greenwich, London SE10 9NF NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM ✆  020 7942 5000   www.nhm.ac.uk Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD PLANET HOLLYWOOD ✆  020 7287 1000   www.planethollywoodlondon.com 57-60 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4QX

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LONDON RAINFOREST CAFE A Wild Place to Shop and Eat Experience something extraordinary at the wildest restaurant in town! Situated in the West End in the heart of London’s Theatreland, Rainforest Cafe is the perfect venue for a family adventure or for those looking for a dining experience that’s just that bit different! Fill your senses from the moment you enter with the sights and sounds of the Amazon rainforest, from real running waterfalls, trumpeting elephants and tropical thunder to beautiful butterflies and birds, all housed beneath a rich canopy and starscape. It’s the number one dining destination for children, who will love the animatronics, interactive floors and tropical fish tanks, as well as the chance to meet our lovable mascot ChaCha the Red Eyed Tree Frog. We have an extensive menu of American and International cuisine including specialities such as the Lava Nachos, Wild Wok Noodles, Major Mojo Bones, the Rainforest Classic Steakburger or a 12oz Primal Steak to name a few, not to mention our famous Sparkling Volcano dessert.  There’s also a Children’s Menu and a delicious variety of ‘free from’ options for allergy sufferers. We cater for parties of all sizes with set menus available for groups of 25+ and special packages for corporate events or schools. ✆  020 7434 3111   www.therainforestcafe.co.uk/groups 20 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7EU ROYAL AIR FORCE MUSEUM ✆  020 8205 2266   www.rafmuseum.com Grahame Park Way, London NW9 5LL ROYAL ARTILLERY MUSEUM ✆  020 8855 7755   www.firepower.org.uk Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, London SE18 6ST ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS, KEW ✆  020 8332 5655   www.kew.org Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB

SEA LIFE LONDON   www.visitsealife.com/london Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE THEATRE ✆  020 7902 1500   www.shakespeares-globe.org 21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT SHREK’S ADVENTURE   www.shreksadventure.com/london Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB THE LONDON DUNGEON   www.thedungeons.com/london Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB THE LONDON LUNCHBOX COMPANY ✆  0208 930 0119   www.londonlunchbox.com 11 The Broadway, Preston Road, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 8JU THE VIEW FROM THE SHARD ✆  0344 499 7222   www.theviewfromtheshard.com 32 London Bridge St, London SE1 9SG WARNER BROS STUDIO TOUR LONDON – THE MAKING OF HARRY POTTER   www.wbstudio.co.uk Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden WD25 7LR WAXY O’CONNOR’S ✆  020 7478 0767   www.waxyoconnors.co.uk 14-16 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DD WESTMINSTER ABBEY ✆  020 7222 5152   www.westminster-abbey.org 20 Deans Yard, London SW1P 3PA

SCIENCE MUSEUM ✆  0870 870 4868   www.sciencemuseum.org.uk Exhibition Road, London SW7 2DD

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NORTH EAST ALNWICK CASTLE The second largest inhabited castle in the UK, Alnwick has served as a military outpost, a teaching college, a refuge for evacuees, a film set, and not least as a family home. Delve deeper into this extraordinary history and travel through the centuries of this living, evolving castle. ✆  01665 511184   www.alnwickcastle.com Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 1NQ ARBEIA ROMAN FORT & MUSEUM ✆  0191 456 1369 Baring Street, South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE33 2BB AUCKLAND CASTLE ✆  01388 601627   www.auckland-castle.co.uk Market Place, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 7NR

BAILIFFGATE MUSEUM ✆  01665 605847   www.bailiffgatemuseum.co.uk 14 Bailiffgate, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 1LX BAMBURGH CASTLE A stunning coastal fortress with fantastic views in an amazing setting. With a fascinating collection of over 2000 items from Anglo-Saxon gold to Spitfire aero engines there’s always something of interest. Guided tours available as well as special interest tours. Easy drop off and access. 20% discount for groups ✆  01668 214208   www.bamburghcastle.com Northumberland NE69 7DF BEAMISH OPEN AIR MUSEUM ✆  0191 370 4000   www.beamish.org.uk Beamish, Stanley, County Durham DH9 0RG BLUE BELL HOTEL ✆  01668 213543   www.bluebellhotel.com Market Place, Belford, Northumberland NE70 7NE

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BLUE REEF AQUARIUM ✆  0191 258 1031   www.bluereefaquarium.co.uk Grand Parade, Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear NE30 4JF BOUNDARY MILL ✆  0191 297 2420   www.boundarymill.co.uk Park Lane, Shiremoor, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE27 0BS

Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in the UK; home to the Duke of Northumberland’s family, the Percys, for over 700 years and film location for Downton Abbey and Harry Potter.

CAPTAIN COOK BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM ✆  01642 311211   www.captcook-ne.co.uk Stewart Park, Marton-in-Cleveland, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS7 8AT CHILLINGHAM CASTLE ✆  01668 215359   www.chillingham-castle.com Chillingham, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 5NJ

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NORTH EAST CROOK HALL & GARDENS ✆  0191 384 8028   www.crookhallgardens.co.uk Sidegate, Durham DH1 5SZ

HANCOCK MUSEUM ✆  0191 222 6765 Great North Road, Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 4PT

DALTON PARK OUTLET SHOPPING CENTRE ✆  0191 526 6500   www.dalton-park.co.uk Murton, Co Durham SR7 9HU

HARTLEPOOL ART GALLERY ✆  01429 869706   www.hartlepool.gov.uk Church Square, Hartlepool, Cleveland TS24 7EQ

DURHAM CASTLE ✆  0191 374 3800   www.dur.ac.uk Palace Green, Durham DH1 3RW

HARTLEPOOL HISTORIC QUAY ✆  01429 860077   www.hartlepoolsmaritimeexperience.com Hartlepool Marina, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ

FORD & ETAL ✆  01890 820338   www.ford-and-etal.co.uk Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland, TD12 4TJ

HARTLEPOOL MARINA ✆  01429 865744   www.hartlepool-marina.com Slake Terrace, Hartlepool, Cleveland TS24 0RU

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Coastal Fortress • Experience thousands of years of history across 14 acres • Priceless artworks, ceramics and treasures from around the globe in 14 state rooms

FREE ADMISSION FOR GUIDES

• Location for blockbuster films: Transformers, The Last Knight, MacBeth & Elizabeth

FOR AN UNMISSABLE DESTINATION EXPERIENCE

• Two attractions for one: Includes free entry into The Armstrong & Aviation Museum • On site coach parking with free entry and refreshments for drivers • Free guided tour or introductory talk from knowledgeable guides

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NORTH EAST HMS TRINCOMALEE 1817 ✆  01429 223193   www.hms-trincomalee.co.uk Jackson Dock, Hartlepool, TS24 0XZ

NEWCASTLE UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB ✆  0191 201 8424   www.nufc.co.uk St James Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4ST

KIELDER CASTLE VISITOR CENTRE ✆  01434 250209   www.kielder.gov.uk Kielder Castle, Kielder, Hexham NE48 1ER

ORMESBY HALL (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01642 324188   www.nationaltrust.org.uk Church Lane, Ormesby, Middlesbrough TS7 9AS

KIRKLEATHAM OWL CENTRE ✆  01642 480512   www.kirkleathamowlcentre.org.uk Kirkleatham Village, Redcar, Cleveland TS10 5NW

PAXTON HOUSE ✆  01289 386291   www.paxtonhouse.com Paxton House, Berwick-Upon-Tweed TD15 1SZ

LAING ART GALLERY ✆  0191 232 7734 Higham Place, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 8AG

PINCHINTHORPE HALL BREWERY ✆  01287 630200   www.nybrewery.co.uk Pinchinthorpe, Guisborough, Cleveland TS14 8HG

LINDISFARNE CASTLE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01289 389244 Holy Island, Berwick-Upon-Tweed TD15 2SH LOCOMOTION - NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM ✆  01904 685 780 Shildon, County Durham DL4 2RE LOW BARNS NATURE RESERVE ✆  01388 488728   www.durhamwt.co.uk Durham Wildlife Trust, Witton-le-Wear, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 0AG METROCENTRE ✆  0191 493 0200   www.metrocentre.uk.com Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE11 9YG MINDRUM GARDEN ✆  01890 850 634   www.mindrumestate.com Mindrum, Northumberland TD12 4QN MONKWEARMOUTH STATION MUSEUM ✆  0191 567 7075 North Bridge Street, Sunderland SR5 1AP NATIONAL GLASS CENTRE ✆  0191 515 5555   www.nationalglasscentre.com Liberty Way, Sunderland SR6 0GL

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PRESTON TOWER ✆  01665 589227 Preston, Chathill, Northumberland NE67 5DH RABY CASTLE, PARK & GARDENS ✆  01833 660202   www.rabycastle.com Raby Castle, Staindrop, Barnard Castle, County Durham DL2 3AH RNLI GRACE DARLING MUSEUM ✆  01668 214910   www.rnli.org/gracedarling Radcliffe Road, Bamburgh NE69 7AE RYHOPE ENGINES MUSEUM ✆  0191 521 0235   www.ryhopeengines.org.uk Ryhope, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR2 0ND SALTBURN CLIFF LIFT & PIER ✆  01287 622528   www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk Lower Promenade, Saltburn-By-The-Sea, Cleveland TS12 1HQ SALTBURN SMUGGLERS HERITAGE CENTRE ✆  01287 625252   www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk Saltburn-By-The-Sea, Cleveland TS12 1HF

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NORTH EAST SHIPLEY ART GALLERY ✆  0191 477 1495   www.shipleyartgallery.org.uk Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear NE8 4JB

WASHINGTON OLD HALL (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  0191 416 6879   www.nationaltrust.org.uk The Avenue Washington, Tyne & Wear NE38 7LE

SOUTER LIGHTHOUSE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  0191 529 3161   www.nationaltrust.org.uk Coast Road, Sunderland SR6 7NH

WASHINGTON WETLAND CENTRE ✆  0191 416 5454   www.wwt.org.uk Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Washington NE38 8LE

SOUTH SHIELDS MUSEUM ✆  0191 456 8740 Ocean Road, South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE33 2JA

WOODHORN COLLIERY MUSEUM & COUNTRY PARK ✆  01670 528080   www.experiencewoodhorn.com QEII Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF

SOUTH TYNESIDE COUNCIL With sandy beaches, soaring cliffs and beautiful bays South Tyneside’s coastline is truly beautiful. ✆  0191 424 7788   www.visitsouthtyneside.co.uk South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE33 2JF

ZETLAND LIFEBOAT MUSEUM ✆  01642 494311   www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk 5 King Street, Redcar, Cleveland TS10 3AH

STEPHENSON RAILWAY MUSEUM ✆  0191 200 7146  www.stephensonrailwaymuseum.co.uk Middle Engine Lane, North Shields NE29 8DX TANFIELD RAILWAY ✆  0191 388 7545   www.tanfield-railway.co.uk 22 Coverley, Great Lumley, Chester Le Street DH3 4LS THE BOWES MUSEUM ✆  01833 690606   www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk Barnard Castle, County Durham DL12 8NP

With a wealth of culture, exciting attractions, spectacular scenery and unique history South Tyneside has it all.

THE WORD, NATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE WRITTEN WORD ✆  0191 427 1818   www.theworduk.org Market Place, South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE33 1JF WARKWORTH CASTLE (ENGLISH HERITAGE) ✆  01665 711423   www.english-heritage.org.uk Warkworth, Morpeth, Northumberland NE65 0UJ

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NORTH WEST ADLINGTON HALL ✆  01625 827595   www.adlingtonhall.com Mill Lane, Adlington, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 4LF AINTREE RACECOURSE ✆  0151 523 2600   www.aintree.co.uk The Aintree Centre, Ormskirk Road, Liverpool, L9 5AS

BLUE PLANET AQUARIUM ✆  0151 357 8804   www.blueplanetaquarium.com Longlooms Road, Ellesmere Port CH65 9LF BOLTON MARKET Bolton’s main market is located on Ashburner Street, right in the heart of the town centre. The market has a growing reputation as the premier food market in the North West. The market is open every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9am to 5pm.

ANDERTON BOAT LIFT ✆  01606 786777   www.andertonboatlift.co.uk Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6FW

✆  01204 336825   www.bolton.gov.uk Ashburner Street, Bolton BL1 1TQ

ASTLEY HALL MUSEUM & ART GALLERY ✆  01257 515151   www.astleyhall.co.uk Astley Hall, Southport Road, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 1NP

BOTANY BAY VILLAGES ✆  01257 261220   www.botanybay.co.uk Canal Mill, Botany Brow, Chorley, Lancashire PR6 9AF

BLACKBURN MARKET ✆  01254 669 258   www.blackburnmarket.com Market Hall, Church Street, Blackburn, Lancashire BB1 5AF

BOUNDARY MILL ✆  01282 856200   www.boundarymill.co.uk Vivary Way, Colne BB8 9NW

BLACKPOOL GRAND THEATRE ✆  01253 290111   www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk 33 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HT BLACKPOOL PLEASURE BEACH ✆  0871 222 8787   www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com Ocean Boulevard, Promenade, Blackpool FY4 1EZ BLACKPOOL TOWER/BLACKPOOL DUNGEON, BLACKPOOL TOWER CIRCUS/ BLACKPOOL BALLROOM   www.theblackpooltower.co.uk Bank Hey Street, Blackpool FY1 4BJ BLAKEMERE VILLAGE ✆  01606 883261   www.blakemerevillage.com Chester Road, Sandiway, Northwich, Cheshire CW8 2EB

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BRITISH COMMERCIAL VEHICLE MUSEUM ✆  01772 451011   www.bcvm.co.uk King Street, Leyland PR25 2LE BURY MARKET Bury Market is one of the most popular shopping destinations in the North West. Located at the heart of Bury town centre, Bury Market and its 370 stalls are mainly undercover, all on one level, and accessible to all with toilet and disabled facilities located in both the Market Hall and on the Open Market. We offer drivers the following: Free to use coach drop off/pick up point. Free coach parking. A free lunch voucher. Rest room. Free leaflets, maps and a DVD of the market. twitter@BuryMarket facebook.com/burymarket ✆  0161 253 6520   www.burymarket.com 1 Murray Road, Bury, Lancashire BL9 0BJ

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FREE Information Pack For Coach Operators & Group Organisers FREE Coach Drivers Lunch Voucher Situated Just Off Junction 2 Of The M66 Coach Drop Off/Pick Up Point adjacent to the market Disabled facilities FREE dedicated Coach Parking

Britain’s Favourite Market 2019 Multi Award Winning Market A Top UK Retail Attraction

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NORTH WEST CAPESTHORNE HALL ✆  01625 861 221   www.capesthorne.com Siddington, Macclesfield SK11 9JY

FLORAL PAVILION THEATRE ✆  0151 666 0001   www.floralpavilion.com Marine Promenade, New Brighton, Wirral CH45 2JS

CATALYST MUSEUM ✆  0151 420 1121   www.catalyst.org.uk Mersey Road, Widnes, Cheshire WA8 0DF

FREEPORT FLEETWOOD OUTLET SHOPPING VILLAGE ✆  01253 877377   www.freeport-fleetwood.com Anchorage Road, Fleetwood, Lancashire FY7 6AE

CHESTER CATHEDRAL ✆  01244 324756   www.chestercathedral.com St Werburgh Street, Chester CH1 2HU CHESTER RACECOURSE ✆  01244 304610   www.chester-races.com Chester CH1 2LY CHESTER ZOO ✆  01244 380280   www.chesterzoo.org Caughall Road, Upton, Chester CH2 1EU CHOLMONDELEY CASTLE ✆  01829 720383   www.cholmondeleycastle.com Cholmondeley, Malpas, Cheshire SY14 8AH CROXTETH HALL & COUNTRY PARK ✆  0151 228 5311   www.croxteth.co.uk Croxteth Park, Liverpool L12 0HB DEWA ROMAN EXPERIENCE ✆  01244 343037   www.dewaromanexperience.co.uk Pierpoint Lane, Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1NL DUNHAM MASSEY HALL (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  0161 941 1025   www.nationaltrust.org.uk Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 4SJ EAST LANCASHIRE RAILWAY ✆  0161 764 7790   www.east-lancs-rly.co.uk Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, Lancashire BL9 0EY

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GULLIVERS WORLD ✆  01925 444888   www.gulliversfun.co.uk Old Hall, Warrington WA5 9YZ GUYS THATCHED HAMLET ✆  01995 640010   www.guysthatchedhamlet.co.uk St. Michaels Road, Bilsborrow, Preston PR3 0RS HAYDOCK PARK RACECOURSE ✆  01942 725963   www.haydock-park.co.uk Warrington Road, Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 0HQ IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM NORTH ✆  0161 836 4000   www.iwm.org.uk Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester M17 1TZ ISLE OF MAN RAILWAYS ✆  01624 662525   www.rail.im Banks Circus, Douglas IM1 5PT JODRELL BANK OBSERVATORY ✆  01477 571339   www.jb.man.ac.uk Jodrell Bank, Lower Withington Macclesfield SK11 9DL KNOWSLEY SAFARI PARK ✆  0151 430 9009   www.knowsley.com Knowsley Park, Prescot, Merseyside L34 4AN LADY LEVER ART GALLERY ✆  0151 478 4136   www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk Lower Road, Wirral, Merseyside CH62 5EQ

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NOT TO BE DRAMATIC BUT THIS GIVES ME GOOSEBUMPS Laura Marshall, Dudley, UK

See our latest piece of silverware in The Liverpool FC Museum • Free places for Tour Leader/Driver • Discounted Group rates • Free drink for the driver • Free coach parking Available in 9 languages

Book now at

Grouptours@liverpoolfc.com or call 0151 906 1817

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NORTH WEST LANCASTER PRIORY ✆  01524 65338   www.priory.lancaster.ac.uk Lancaster LA1 1YZ

MANCHESTER UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB ✆  0161 868 8000   www.manutd.com Old Trafford, Manchester M16 0RA

LEGOLAND DISCOVERY CENTRE MANCHESTER   www.manchester.legolanddiscoverycentre.co.uk Barton Square, Into Trafford Centre, Stretford M17 8AS

MERSEYSIDE MARITIME MUSEUM ✆  0151 478 4499 Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ

LEIGHTON HALL ✆  01524 734474   www.leightonhall.co.uk Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire LA5 9ST LEIGHTON MOSS RSPB NATURE RESERVE ✆  01524 701601   www.rspb.org.uk Myers Farm Storrs Ln, Silverdale, Carnforth LA5 0SW LIVERPOOL FOOTBALL CLUB Liverpool Football Club offers a range of award winning experiences for group travellers, offering discounted group rates, free places for Group Leaders and free coach parking. The new Liverpool FC Stadium Tour is an interactive experience, which is perfect for everyone - football fan, or not. Explore Anfield Stadium like never before using the perfect combination of our personable Tour Guides and innovative technology to recreate the matchday magic. Highlights include immersing yourself in the state of the art Home Team Dressing Room and walking down the Player’s tunnel to the sound of the Anfield Roar. ✆  0151 906 1817   www.liverpoolfc.com Anfield Road, Liverpool L4 0TH MADAME TUSSAUDS BLACKPOOL   www.madametussauds.com/blackpool 89 Promenade, Blackpool, FY1 5AA

MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY ✆  0161 832 2244   www.mosi.org.uk Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4FP NESS BOTANIC GARDENS ✆  0845 030 4063   www.nessgardens.org.uk Ness, Neston, Cheshire CH64 4AY OSWALDTWISTLE MILLS SHOPPING VILLAGE ✆  01254 871025   www.o-mills.co.uk Collier Street, Oswaldtwistle, Accrington, BB5 3DE PORT SUNLIGHT MUSEUM & GARDEN VILLAGE ✆  0151 644 6466   www.portsunlightvillage.com King George’s Drive, Port Sunlight, Wirral CH62 5DX RUNWAY VISITOR PARK ✆  0161 489 3932  concorde.enquiries@manchesterairport.co.uk   www.runwayvisitorpark.co.uk Sunbank Lane, Altrincham WA15 8XQ @

SKIDDAW HOTEL ✆  017687 72071   www. lakedistricthotels.net/skiddawhotel Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5BN

MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL ✆  0161 833 2220   www.manchestercathedral.org Victoria Street, Manchester M3 1SX

SOUTHPORT FLOWER SHOW ✆  01704 547147   www.southportflowershow.co.uk Victoria Park, Southport PR8 1RX

MANCHESTER RIVER CRUISES ✆  07906 301222   www.manchesterrivercruises.com 84 Hayfield Road, Salford M6 8QA

SOUTHPORT NEW PLEASURELAND ✆  01704 547147   www.southportpleasureland.com Marine Drive, Southport PR8 1RX

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Eat, Drink, Relax & Unwind The Skiddaw Hotel is located in the centre of Keswick, the ideal base to explore the Lake District and all it has to offer. Perfectly placed to enjoy light lunches, afternoon tea, evening meals and much more. Book a meal stop and receive a complimentary meal for the organiser and driver* • •

Coach parking nearby Convenient for the M6 *Must be pre-booked. Offer available for groups of 25 or above.

To book call 017687 72071 or email sales.skiddawhotel@lakedistricthotels.net

www.lakedistricthotels.net/skiddawhotel Skiddaw Hotel, Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5BN


NORTH WEST TATE GALLERY LIVERPOOL ✆  0151 702 7400   www.tate.org.uk Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4BB

WHALLEY ABBEY ✆  01254 838400   www.whalleyabbey.co.uk Whalley, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 9SS

TATTON PARK ✆  01625 374400   www.tattonpark.org.uk Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6QN

WORLD OF BEATRIX POTTER ✆  0844 504 1233   www.hop-skip-jump.com Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria LA23 3BX

THE BEATLES STORY ✆  0151 709 1963   www.beatlesstory.com Britannia Vaults, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD THE LOWRY ✆  0843 208 6000   www.thelowry.com Pier 8, The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ

WORLD OF GLASS The World of Glass visitor experience in the heart of St Helens. Live glass blowing demonstrations, three screen film show, Victorian Furnace, underground tunnels. Look back at the history of the town and its stunning glass collections dating back to 3500 BC. Open Monday /Saturday 10 am – 4.30pm ✆  01744 22766   www.worldofglass.com Chalon Way East, St. Helens, Merseyside WA10 1BX

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SOUTH & SOUTH EAST AMBERLEY WORKING MUSEUM ✆  01798 831370  www.amberleymuseum.co.uk Station Road, Amberley, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9LT APPULDURCOMBE HOUSE ✆  01983 852484  www.appuldurcombe.co.uk Appuldurcombe Road, Wroxall, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 3EW ARDINGTON HOUSE ✆  01235 821566  www.ardingtonhouse.com Church Street, Ardington, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8QA

ARUNDEL CASTLE Ideal for groups, Arundel Castle in West Sussex is open from 01 April - 01 November 2020. It boasts a Norman Keep, the splendour of a stately home, extensive gardens and a packed events calendar. Highlights include the Annual Tulip Festival and Medieval Jousting Week – the world’s longest jousting tournament. ✆  01903 882173  www.arundelcastle.org Arundel Castle, High Street Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9AB ASCOT RACECOURSE ✆  0870 727 1234  www.ascot.co.uk High Street, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7JX BASILDON PARK (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  0118 984 3040  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Lower Basildon, Reading, Berkshire RG8 9NR

SOARING IMPOSING

BEAULIEU NATIONAL MOTOR MUSEUM ✆  01590 612345  www.beaulieu.co.uk Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7ZN BICESTER VILLAGE OUTLET SHOPPING ✆  01869 366266   www.bicestervillage.com 50 Pingle Dr, Bicester OX26 6WD BLACKGANG CHINE ✆  01983 730330  www.blackgangchine.com Nr Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 2HN BLENHEIM PALACE ✆  01993 815600  www.blenheimpalace.com Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PP

Ancient Castle, Stately Home & Gardens

BLETCHLEY PARK TRUST ✆  01908 640404  www.bletchleypark.org.uk The Mansion, Bletchley Park, Bletchley, MK3 6EB

for more details, call 01903 882173 or visit www.arundelcastle.org

OPENS 1st April – 1st November 2020

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SOUTH & SOUTH EAST BLUEBELL RAILWAY ✆  01825 720800  www.bluebell-railway.co.uk Sheffield Park Station, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 3QL BLUE REEF AQUARIUM ✆  01424 718776  www.bluereefaquarium.co.uk/hastings Rock-A-Nore Road, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3DW BODIAM CASTLE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01580 830196  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Bodiam, Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5UA BORDE HILL GARDEN ✆  01444 450326  www.bordehill.co.uk Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 1XP BREAMORE MANOR HOUSE ✆  01725 512468  www.breamorehouse.com Nr Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 2DF BRIGHTON SEA LIFE CENTRE ✆  0871 222 6934   www.visitsealife.com Brighton, East Sussex BN2 1TB BROOKLANDS MUSEUM ✆  01932 857381  www.brooklandsmuseum.com Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0QN BUCKLER’S HARD ✆  01590 612345  www.bucklershard.co.uk Beaulieu, Hants SO24 7XB CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL ✆  01227 762862  www.canterbury-cathedral.org The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2EH

CANTERBURY TOURIST GUIDES Canterbury Guided Tours provide entertaining 90 minute tours for visitors to the city of Canterbury led by professionally qualified guides. This is an excellent way to see the sights and discover its fascinating past. We welcome groups of any size and can offer tours in various languages. ✆  01227 459779  www.canterburytouristguides.co.uk The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2EE CHARLES DICKENS’ BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM ✆  023 9282 7261  www.charlesdickensbirthplace.co.uk 393 Old Commercial Road, Portsmouth, PO1 4QL CHESSINGTON WORLD OF ADVENTURES RESORT  www.chessington.com Leatherhead Road, Chessington, Surrey KT9 2NE CHILTERN OPEN AIR MUSEUM ✆  01494 871117  www.coam.org.uk Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire HP8 4AB CLAREMONT LANDSCAPE GARDENS (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01372 467806  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey KT10 9JG CLIVEDEN ESTATE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01628 668561  www.clivedonhouse.co.uk Taplow, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 0JA CORAL ROMFORD GREYHOUND STADIUM ✆  01708 762 345  www.romfordgreyhoundstadium.co.uk London Road, Romford, Essex RM7 9DU CORFE CASTLE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01929 481294  www.nationaltrust.org.uk The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham BH20 5EZ COWDRAY HERITAGE TRUST ✆  01730 810781  www.cowdray.org.uk Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9AL

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SOUTH & SOUTH EAST D DAY MUSEUM ✆  023 928 7261  www.ddaymuseum.co.uk Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Hampshire PO5 3NT

DONALD MCGILL’S POSTCARD MUSEUM ✆  01983 568 568  www.donaldmcgill.info 15 Union Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 2DU

DANSON HOUSE ✆  01322 526574  www.bexley.gov.uk Bexley Heath, Kent DA6 8HL

EPSOM DOWNS RACECOURSE ✆  01372 726311  www.epsomderby.co.uk Epsom Downs Epsom, Surrey KT18 5LQ

DICKENS WORLD ✆  01634 890 421  www.dickensworld.co.uk Leviathan Way, Chatham Maritime, Kent ME4 4LL

ETON COLLEGE ✆  01753 671000   www.etoncollege.com Windsor, Berkshire SL4 6DW

DOCKSIDE OUTLET CENTRE ✆  01634 899389  www.docksideshopping.com Maritime Way, Chatham Maritime, Chatham, Kent ME4 3ED

EXBURY ESTATE ✆  023 8089 1203  www.exbury.co.uk Exbury Estate Office, Exbury, Southampton SO45 1AZ

Canterbury Tourist Guides provide entertaining and enjoyable 90 minute tours for visitors to the city of Canterbury. We specialise in catering for pre-booked tour parties of all sizes, ages and nationalities. All tours include a walk around the outside of the Cathedral and represent a great way to see the sights and learn some history too! BOOK ONLINE www.canterburytouristguides.co.uk

+44 (0)1227 459779

guides@canterburytouristguides.co.uk

/canterburytouristguidesltd

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SOUTH & SOUTH EAST EXPLOSION! THE MUSEUM OF NAVAL FIREPOWER ✆  023 9350 5600  www.explosion.org.uk Priddys Hard, Heritage Way, Gosport, Hampshire PO12 4LE FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW ✆  0844 858 6752  www.farnborough.com Farnborough, Hampshire GU16 6AZ FREEPORT BRAINTREE SHOPPING VILLAGE ✆  01376 348168  www.freeport-braintree.com Charter Way, Chapel Hill, Braintree CM77 8YH GREAT WESTERN SOCIETY ✆  01235 817200  www.didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk Didcot Railway Centre, Station Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ

www.visitguildford.com

GUILDFORD TOURISM Visit Guildford in the heart of Surrey for the perfect day out. Visit one of the many attractions, stately homes and gardens in the county for half a day, and then come into the Town Centre for the other half where you will find a wealth of heritage, art, culture, shopping and places to eat and drink.  ✆  01483 444333  www.visitguildford.com Tourist Information Centre, 155 High Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ HALL PLACE & GARDENS ✆  01322 526574  www.hallplace.org.uk Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent DA5 1PQ HAMPTON COURT PALACE ✆  0870 753 7777   www.hrp.org.uk East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU HERSTMONCEUX CASTLE GARDENS & GROUNDS ✆  01323 833816  www.herstmonceux-castle.com Hailsham, East Sussex BN27 1RN HEVER CASTLE ✆  01732 865224  www.hevercastle.co.uk Hever Castle, Hever, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7NG HIGH BEECHES GARDENS ✆  01444 400589  www.highbeeches.com Handcross, Haywards Heath, RH17 6HQ HOP FARM COUNTRY PARK ✆  01622 872068  www.thehopfarm.co.uk Beltring, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Kent TN12 6PY

A vibrant, riverside town, nestled in the beautiful Surrey Hills, offering the best of both worlds.

We would love to see you!

In the historic town centre you will find a variety of heritage attractions as well as a fantastic array of shops, cosy cafés and traditional pubs, excellent theatres, a multiplex cinema, music venues and clubs. Nature lovers can enjoy walks or cycle rides by the River Wey and along the scenic North Downs. Travel out further to discover picture-book villages, historic houses and a wide range of other attractions to visit. With something for everyone and conveniently located between London and the coast, what are you waiting for?

HOWLETTS & PORT LYMPNE WILD ANIMAL PARKS ✆  01303 264647  www.howletts.net Aldington Road, Lympne, Hythe, Kent CT21 4PD

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SOUTH & SOUTH EAST ISLAND EXPLORER (ISLE OF WIGHT) ✆  01983 475399   www.islandexplorer.co.uk 2 Kensington Court, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 2EE ISLE OF WIGHT PEARL ✆  01983 740352  www.iowpearl.com Brighstone, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 4DD KENT & EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY ✆  01580 765155  www.kesr.org.uk Tenterden Town Station, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6HE KENT LIFE ✆  01622 763936  www.kentlife.org.uk Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3AU KEW GARDENS ✆  020 8332 5000  www.kew.org Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB KING ALFRED’S COLLEGE ✆  01962 841515 Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 4NR KNOLE HOUSE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01732 462100  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Knole, Underriver, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0RP LEEDS CASTLE ✆  01622 765400  www.leeds-castle.com Broomfield, Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL LEGOLAND WINDSOR RESORT  www.legoland.co.uk Winkfield Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 4AY LEWES CASTLE & MUSEUMS ✆  01273 486290  www.sussexpast.co.uk Barbican House, 169 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YE

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MILESTONES, HAMPSHIRE’S LIVING HISTORY MUSEUM ✆  01256 639550  www.milestonesmuseum.org.uk Churchill Way West, Basingstoke RG22 6PG MOMPESSON HOUSE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01722 335659  www.nationaltrust.org.uk The Close Salisbury SP1 2EL MONKEY WORLD ✆  01929 462537  www.monkeyworld.org Longthorns, Wareham, Dorset BH20 6HH ORCHARD THEATRE ✆  01322 220000   groups@orchardtheatre.co.uk  www.orchardtheatre.co.uk Home Gardens, Dartford, Kent DA1 1ED @

PASHLEY MANOR GARDENS ✆  01580 200888  www.pashleymanorgardens.com Pashley Road, Ticehurst, Wadhurst, TN5 7HE PENSHURST PLACE & GARDENS ✆  01892 870307  www.penshurstplace.com Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Tonbridge TN11 8DG PETWORTH HOUSE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01798 342207  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Church Street, Petworth, West Sussex GU28 0AE PORTSMOUTH HISTORIC DOCKYARD ✆  023 9283 9766  www.historicdockyard.co.uk HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, PO1 3LJ PORTSMOUTH MUSEUMS ✆  023 9282 7261  www.portsmouthmuseums.co.uk Museum Road, Portsmouth, Hants PO1 2LJ POWELL-COTTON MUSEUM ✆  01843 842168  www.quexpark.co.uk Quex Park, Park Lane, Birchington, Kent CT7 0BH

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SOUTH & SOUTH EAST RARE BREEDS CENTRE ✆  01233 861493  www.rarebreeds.org.uk Highlands Farm, Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent TN26 3RJ

ROMNEY HYTHE & DYMCHURCH RAILWAY ✆  01797 362353  www.rhdr.org.uk New Romney Station, Littlestone, Kent TN28 8PL ROYAL NAVY SUBMARINE MUSEUM ✆  02392 510354  www.royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk Southsea, Hampshire PO4 9PX

RED FUNNEL FERRIES ✆  02380 248500  www.redfunnel.co.uk 12 Bugle Street, Southampton SO14 2JY REDWINGS HORSE SANCTUARY ADA COLE ✆  0870 040 0033  www.redwings.org.uk Broadlands, Epping Road, Roydon, Nazeing, Essex EN9 2DH ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL ✆  01634 843366  www.rochestercathedral.org The Precincts, Rochester, Kent ME1 1SX

01233 861508 RAREBREEDS.ORG.UK

SHEPHERD NEAME BREWERY TOURS ✆  01795 542016  www.shepherdneame.co.uk 17 Court Street, Faversham, Kent ME13 7AX SPA VALLEY RAILWAY ✆  01892 537715  www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk West Station, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 5QY

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COACHLOADS of reasons to visit the ISLE OF WIGHT with RED FUNNEL... Birmingham

Cardiff Bristol Exeter

Oxford Reading London Brighton

Good major road links

Signature Lounge upgrade options†

£5 food/drink voucher* for drivers

When you travel with us from Southampton, you & your customers can enjoy:

check Great customer service

check Relaxed 1hr cruise to the Isle of Wight

check Competitive fares

check Signature Lounge upgrade options†

check Easy booking process

check Easy access to port via good road connections

check 365 days a year service check Flexible travel options for vehicles and foot passengers check Modern on-board facilities check Book in advance for 2020 to secure your place

check Hassle-free loading and disembarkation check Fresh and varied onboard food & drink with £5 voucher* for coach drivers

2020 day trip

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£135 from

per leg^

Contact our friendly team today to find out more:

redfunnel.co.uk/grouptravel sales@redfunnel.co.uk or 023 8072 4610 *Terms and conditions apply - see voucher. ^Coach fares start at £135 per leg on a day-return basis. Fares vary based on travel dates and availability. †Signature Lounge available on selected crossings, subject to availability. Individual passenger upgrades from £10pp. Exclusive use options for groups also available (POA). See redfunnel.co.uk/signature for more details.


SOUTH & SOUTH EAST SPINNAKER TOWER ✆  02392 857520  www.spinnakertower.co.uk Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 3TT THEATRE ROYAL WINDSOR ✆  01753 853 888  www.theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk 32 Thames Street, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1PS THE CANTERBURY TALES ✆  01227 696002  www.canterburytales.org.uk St Margaret’s Street, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2TG UNIVERSITY OF PORTSMOUTH ACCOMMODATION ✆  02392 844884  www.eventportsmouth.co.uk Conferences & Lettings, Mercantile House, Hampshire Terrace, Portsmouth PO1 2EG

VENTNOR BOTANIC GARDEN ✆  01983 855397  www.botanic.co.uk Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 1UL WADDESDON MANOR ✆  01296 653226   www.waddesdon.org.uk Waddesdon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP18 0JH WATERPERRY GARDENS Eight acres of ornamental gardens, a quality plant centre, garden shop, gallery, museum, Saxon church and teashop offering home-baked lunches and fabulous cakes! Full programme of annual events and courses. Guided garden tours and coach visits by arrangement. Open every day except between Christmas and New Year. ✆  01844 339254  www.waterperrygardens.co.uk   office@waterperrygardens.co.uk Nr Wheatley, Oxfordshire OX33 1LA @

SUMMER ACCOMMODATION IN SOUTHSEA, PORTSMOUTH

GROUP BOOKINGS • Discounts for groups • Free coach parking • Flexible catering options

Rees Hall is ideally located on Southsea seafront — just five minutes across the common to the beach, and easy access to Gunwharf Quays, the Emirates Spinnaker Tower and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. We have 25 double and over 200 single quality rooms to choose from.

WEY & ARUN CANAL TRUST ✆  01403 752403  www.weyandarun.co.uk The Granary, Flitchfold Farm, Loxwood RH14 0RH WINDSOR CASTLE ✆  020 7766 7304  www.royal.gov.uk Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1NJ WOBURN ABBEY ✆  01525 290333  www.woburnabbey.co.uk Woburn Park, Bedfordshire MK17 9WA WOBURN SAFARI PARK ✆  01525 290407  www.woburnsafari.co.uk Woburn Park, Bedfordshire MK17 9QN

RESERVATIONS T 023 9284 4884 E reservations@port.ac.uk W eventportsmouth.co.uk

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SOUTH WEST ABBEY HOUSE GARDENS ✆  01666 822212  www.abbeyhousegardens.co.uk The Abbey House, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 9AS AMERICAN MUSEUM IN BRITAIN ✆  01225 460503  www.americanmuseum.org Claverton Manor, Claverton, Bath BA2 7BD ARLINGTON COURT (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01271 850296  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Arlington, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 4LP AFFINITY DEVON OUTLET SHOPPING ✆  01237 422 544  www.affinityoutlets.com Clovelly Road, Bideford, North Devon EX39 3QU AVON VALLEY RAILWAY ✆  0117 932 7296  www.avonvalleyrailway.org Bitton Station, Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol BS30 6HD BARRINGTON COURT GARDEN (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01460 241938  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Barrington, nr Ilminster, Somerset TA19 0NQ BATH ABBEY ✆  01225 429990  www.bathabbey.org Bath Abbey, Bath BA1 1LT BICKLEIGH CASTLE ✆  01884 855363   www.bickleighcastle.com Bickleigh, Tiverton, Devon EX16 8RP BLUE REEF AQUARIUM ✆  01637 878134  www.bluereefaquarium.co.uk Towan Promenade, Newquay, Cornwall TR7 1DU BODMIN & WENFORD RAILWAY ✆  01208 73555  www.bodminrailway.co.uk Bodmin General Station, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 1AQ

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BRIDPORT HISTORIC STREET MARKET Bridport is famous for its historic market, which takes place on the three main streets of the town centre each Wednesday & Saturday. Bridport along with its harbour, West Bay, has a unique appeal. The mix of town sea and country life make the town a special place. www.bridportandwestbay.co.uk ✆  01308 456722   www.bridport-tc.gov.uk Mountfield, Rax Lane, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3JP BRISTOL ZOO GARDENS ✆  0117 974 7399  www.bristolzoo.org.uk Guthrie Road, Bristol BS8 3HA BUCKFAST ABBEY ✆  01364 645500  www.buckfast.org.uk Buckfast, Buckfastleigh, Devon TQ11 0EE BUCKLAND ABBEY (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01822 853607  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Yelverton, Devon PL20 6EY CHEDDAR CAVES & GORGE ✆  01934 742343  www.cheddargorge.co.uk Cheddar, Somerset BS27 3QF CHOLDERTON CHARLIES RARE BREEDS FARM ✆  01980 629438  www.choldertoncharliesfarm.com Amesbury Road, Cholderton, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 0EW CLARKS VILLAGE ✆  01458 840064  www.clarksvillage.co.uk Farm Road, Street, Somerset BA16 0BB CLEVEDON COURT (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01275 872257  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Tickenham Road, Clevedon, Somerset BS21 6QU

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SOUTH WEST COLERIDGE COTTAGE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01278 732662  www.nationaltrust.org.uk 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, Somerset TA5 1NQ

EAST SOMERSET RAILWAY ✆  01749 880417  www.eastsomersetrailway.com West Cranmore, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 4QP

DEAN FOREST RAILWAY

EDEN PROJECT ✆  01726 811911  www.edenproject.com Bodelva, St.Austell, Cornwall PL24 2SG

Take in the scenic Forest of Dean on board our historic steam trains. Groups of 20+ get 25% off standard travel, plus great offers for on board dining options, such as our ever-popular cream teas. Private charters for evening dining and murder mystery trains also available – ask for details. ✆  01594 845840   www.deanforestrailway.co.uk Forest Road, Lydney, Gloucestershire GL15 4ET DUNSTER CASTLE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01643 821314  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Dunster, Minehead, Somerset TA24 6SL

EXETER CITY COUNCIL ✆  01392 277888  www.exeter.gov.uk Civic Centre, Paris Street, Exeter EX1 1JN FLEET AIR ARM MUSEUM ✆  01935 840565  www.fleetairarm.com RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset BA22 8HT

BRIDPORT’S HISTORIC STREET MARKET

Steam Train Journeys Wednesdays & Weekends Mid-March - Mid-November with 25% discount for groups of 20+ Plus, Cream Teas, Evening Dining Trains, Murder Mysteries, and many more special events! 01594 845840 | www.deanforestrailway.co.uk | contact@deanforestrailway.co.uk Dean Forest Railway, Forest Road, Lydney, Glos. GL15 4ET

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SOUTH WEST GLASTONBURY ABBEY “We are connected with legend to a degree that is unparalleled by any other abbey in England. Since Medieval times, the abbey has held legendary status as the earliest Christian foundation in Britain linked to Joseph of Arimathea and the burial place of King Arthur. Today it is a tranquil setting where you can discover the stories, explore the accredited museum and enjoy a packed events calendar” ✆  01458 832267  www.glastonburyabbey.com Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalene St, Glastonbury BA6 9EL GLOUCESTER QUAYS ✆  01452 338901  www.gloucesterquays.co.uk St Ann Way, Gloucester GL1 5SH

HOLIDAY INN SALISBURY-STONEHENGE ✆  0345 241 3535  www.hisalisbury-stonehenge.co.uk Mid Summer Place, Solstice Park, Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7SQ IFORD MANOR ✆  01275 540173  www.ifordmanor.co.uk Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire BA15 2BA JANE AUSTEN CENTRE ✆  01225 443000  www.janeausten.co.uk 40 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT JAMAICA INN ✆  01566 86250  www.jamaicainn.co.uk Bolventor, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 7TS

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Coaches Welcome

● Group Rate ● Tour guide and driver free entry ● Meet and greet available* ● Costumed guided tour included *When booked in advance

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Call us on 01458 832267 or visit www.glastonburyabbey.com for more information Glastonbury Abbey, The Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 9EL, UK

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SOUTH WEST LACOCK ABBEY AND VILLAGE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01249 730459  www.nationaltrust.org.uk High Street, Lacock, Chippenham SN15 2LG LANGSTONE CLIFF HOTEL ✆  01626 868000  www.langstone-hotel.co.uk Mount Pleasant Road, Dawlish Warren, Dawlish, Devon EX7 0NA LIVING COASTS ✆  01803 202470  www.livingcoasts.org.uk Torquay Harbourside, Beacon Quay, Torquay, Devon TQ1 2BG LONGLEAT ✆  01985 844328  www.longleat.co.uk Estate Office, Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 7NW

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MONKEY WORLD Combining fun with conservation, at Monkey World you can see man’s closest relatives behaving naturally in family groups. Home to over 250 rescued apes and monkeys of more than 22 species, Monkey World has been rehabilitating primates since 1987. Visitors to the centre support the rescue work, as well as having a great day out! ✆  01929 462537  www.monkeyworld.org Longthorns, Wareham, Dorset BH20 6HH MONTACUTE HOUSE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01935 823289  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Montacute, Somerset TA15 6XP NATIONAL MARINE AQUARIUM ✆  0844 893 7938  www.national-aquarium.co.uk Rope Walk, Coxside, Plymouth PL4 0LF

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SOUTH WEST NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM CORNWALL ✆  01326 313388  www.nmmc.co.uk Discovery Quay, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3QY

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL ✆  01722 555120  www.salisburycathedral.org.uk 33 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EJ

PAIGNTON ZOOLOGICAL & BOTANICAL GARDENS

SEATON & DISTRICT TRAMWAY ✆  01297 20375  www.tram.co.uk Harbour Rd, Seaton, Devon EX12 2NQ

If you’re thinking of visiting Paignton Zoo with a group of 15 or more paying visitors you’ll be entitled to our group discounts on admission prices! We offer a fantastic day out for groups of all ages with plenty to explore and enjoy throughout the day. For more information visit www.paigntonzoo. org.uk

SHERBORNE CASTLE Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594 & home of the Digby family since 1617. See magnificent staterooms, nationally important collections of Art, Furniture & Porcelain, Raleigh’s kitchen, and a museum. Discover the Great Stories of Sherborne Castle & explore acres of spectacular landscape Gardens, including a new Fossil House.

✆  01803 697500  www.paigntonzoo.org.uk Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7EU PENNYWELL FARM & WILDLIFE CENTRE ✆  01364 642023  www.pennywellfarm.co.uk Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh, Devon TQ11 0LT

✆  01935 812072  www.sherbornecastle.com Sherborne, Dorset DT9 5NR SS GREAT BRITAIN ✆  0117 926 0680  www.ssgreatbritain.org Great Western Dock, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6TY STUART LINE CRUISES Now running for over 50 years, Stuart Line Cruises is the multi-award-winning, family-run passenger boat business, operating in the River Exe, English Riviera and along The Jurassic Coast, from Exmouth, in Devon. Offering discounted group rates and bespoke packages, these cruises are an unmissable addition to any itinerary!   ✆  01395 279693  info@stuartlinecruises.co.uk  www.stuartlinecruises.co.uk 5 Camperdown Terrace, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1EJ @

SWANAGE RAILWAY ✆  01929 425800  www.swanagerailway.co.uk Station House, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1HB THE DONKEY SANCTUARY ✆  01395 573156  www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU

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AWARD-WINNING CRUISES

Operating year-round, even Christmas Day! Discounted group rates and bespoke packages to suit your group's requirements Ask us about joint packages with other top attractions in Devon for a great value full day out! Call 01395 222144 or email info@stuartlinecruises.co.uk to discuss ideas and options.

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Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594 Home of the Digby’s since 1617 Magnificent staterooms Nationally important collections Raleigh’s kitchen | Cellars museum Explore acres of ‘Capability’ Brown English landscape gardens

Castle, Gardens, Gift Shop & Tea Rooms Open Good Fri. 10th April to 1st November 2020

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SOUTH WEST THE LOST GARDENS OF HELIGAN ✆  01726 845100  www.heligan.com Pentewan, St. Austell, Cornwall PL26 6EN WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY ✆  01643 700398  www.west-somerset-railway.co.uk Minehead Station, The Sea Front, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5BG WOOKEY HOLE CAVES & PAPERMILL There’s always fun and adventure to be had at Wookey Hole Caves and Attractions! Deep underground is the UK’s largest show caves system, home to the infamous Witch of Wookey Hole and our new Chamber 20 & tunnels with rare rock formations make this a great day out for all the family.

WORLD OF COUNTRY LIFE A very memorable day out in Exmouth Where else can you hand feed a Deer or a Llama, watch an exhilarating birds of prey flying display, take a walk down a Victorian Street, wonder at all the memorabilia from the war and times gone by, wander around the Hall of Transport home to the vehicles used in the filming of Downton Abbey, and watch a hilarious ferret racing event? Good job there’s the fantastic Farmer Lee’s Food Barn you’ll need a cuppa! ✆  01395 274533  www.worldofcountrylife.co.uk West Down Lane, Sandy Bay, Exmouth EX8 5BY

✆  01749 672243  www.wookey.co.uk Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset BA5 1BB

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One free place in 20

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YORKSHIRE BANKFIELD MUSEUM ✆  01422 352334  www.museums.calderdale.gov.uk Boothtown Road, Halifax HX3 6HG

CASTLE HOWARD ✆  01653 648640  www.castlehoward.co.uk Castle Howard Estate Ltd, York YO60 7DA

BEVERLEY MINSTER ✆  01482 868540  www.beverleyminster.co.uk Minster Yard North, Beverley HU17 0DP

CEDAR COURT HOTELS ✆  01924 583222  www.cedarcourthotels.co.uk Denby Dale Road, Calder Grove, Wakefield WF4 3QZ

BISHOPS HOUSE ✆  0114 278 2600  www.museums-sheffield.org.uk Norton Lees Lane, Sheffield S8 9BE

DALES COUNTRYSIDE MUSEUM ✆  01969 666210  www.dalescountrysidemuseum.org.uk Station Yard, Hawes, North Yorkshire DL8 3NT

BLACK SHEEP BREWERY ✆  01765 689227  www.blacksheepbrewery.co.uk Wellgarth, Crosshills, Masham, Ripon HG4 4EN

DOBSON’S SWEET FACTORY ✆  01422 372165  www.dobsons.co.uk Northgate, Elland HX5 0RU DUNCOMBE PARK ✆  01439 770213  www.duncombepark.com Duncombe Park, Helmsley, York YO62 5EB

23-26 APRIL 2020 Great Yorkshire Showground

Save £2.50*per ticket

Book before Tuesday 14 April *An administration charge applies per order

flowershow.org.uk 01423 546157

EAST RIDDLESDEN HALL (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01535 607075  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Bradford Road, Keighley BD20 5EL EDEN CAMP MODERN HISTORY THEME MUSEUM ✆  01653 697777  www.edencamp.co.uk Eden Camp, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6RT EUREKA! THE NATIONAL CHILDREN’S MUSEUM ✆  01422 330069  www.eureka.org.uk Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE FLAMINGO LAND ZOO & THEME PARK ✆  0800 408 8840  www.flamingoland.co.uk Flamingo Park, Kirby Misperton, Malton YO17 6UX

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HAREWOOD HOUSE ✆  0113 218 1010  www.harewood.org Harewood, Leeds, LS17 9LG

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YORKSHIRE HARROGATE SPRING FLOWER SHOW Britain’s favourite gardening event will mark a century of f lower shows, with a Roaring 20s theme this year. Staged at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate Spring Flower Show runs from 23 – 26 April 2020 and features a huge 1920s-themed floral installation, as well as stunning show gardens, beautiful plant nursery displays, a packed programme of talks and great shopping. Sale or return discounted tickets. ✆  01423 648212  www.flowershow.org.uk Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ HARROGATE AUTUMN FLOWER SHOW Set in the fabulous new location of Newby Hall & Gardens, the 2020 Harrogate Autumn Flower Show takes place on 18 – 20 September. All the favourite flower show features, plus admission to 25 acres of award-winning gardens included in ticket price. Beautiful floral displays, top quality plants, giant veg competition, heritage crafts and great shopping. Sale or return discounted tickets, free coach parking and driver admission are available.

KIRKSTALL ABBEY ✆  0113 378 2097  museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/kirkstall-abbey Abbey Rd, Leeds LS5 3EH LAKESIDE VILLAGE OUTLET SHOPPING ✆  01302 366 444   www. lakeside-village.co.uk White Rose Way, Doncaster DN4 5PJ LEEDS INDUSTRIAL MUSEUM ✆  0113 378 3173  www.leeds.gov.uk/museumandgalleries Armley Mills, Canal Road, Leeds LS12 2QF LIGHTWATER VALLEY THEME PARK ✆  01765 635221  www.lightwatervalley.co.uk Lightwater Farm, North Stainley, Ripon HG4 3HT

✆  01423 648212  www.flowershow.org.uk Newby Hall, Skelton-on-Ure, Ripon HG4 5AE HORNSEA FREEPORT OUTLET VILLAGE ✆  01964 534211  www.hornseafreeport.com Rolston Road, Hornsea, East Yorkshire HU18 1UT JORVIK VIKING CENTRE ✆  01904 615505  www.jorvikvikingcentre.co.uk Coppergate, York YO1 9WT JUNCTION 32 OUTLET SHOPPING VILLAGE ✆  01977 520 153  www.junction32.com Tomahawk Trail, Glasshoughton, Castleford, West Yorkshire WF10 4FR KEIGHLEY & WORTH VALLEY RAILWAY ✆  01535 645214  www.kwvr.co.uk Railway Station, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8NJ

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YORKSHIRE LONGSHAW (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01433 637904  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Estate Office, Longshaw, Sheffield S11 7TZ LOTHERTON HALL & BIRD GARDEN ✆  0113 281 3259  www.leeds.gov.uk Lotherton Lane, Aberford, Leeds LS25 3EB NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM YORK ✆  0844 815 3139  www.nrm.org.uk Leeman Road, York YO26 4XJ NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY ✆  01751 472508  www.nymr.co.uk 12 Park Street, Pickering YO18 7AJ

SEA LIFE SCARBOROUGH  www.visitsealife.com/scarborough Scalby Mills Road, Scarborough YO12 6RP SETTLE MARKET ✆  01729 823617  www.settlemarket.co.uk Town Hall, Market Place, Settle BD24 9EJ THACKRAY MEDICAL MUSEUM ✆  0113 244 4343  www.thackraymedicalmuseum.co.uk Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7LN THE DEEP AQUARIUM ✆  01482 381000  www.thedeep.co.uk Tower St, Hull HU1 4DP THE HENRY MOORE INSTITUTE ✆  0113 246 7467  www.henry-moore.org/ 74 The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AH WORLD OF JAMES HERRIOT ✆  01845 524234  www.worldofjamesherriot.com 23 Kirkgate, Thirsk YO7 1PL YORK DUNGEON ✆  01904 632599  www.thedungeons.com/york 12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK ✆  01924 832631  www.ysp.co.uk Bretton Hall, Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG YORKSHIRE WILDLIFE PARK Enjoy a full day out with a difference at the UK’s No1 walkthrough wildlife adventure! Come and see our collection of beautiful and endangered animals and hear our incredible ranger talks. Finish off the day with a delicious bite to eat or afternoon tea in the Safari Café and browse the Safari Village shops ✆  01302 535057  www.yorkshirewildlifepark.com Warning Tongue Lane, Bessacarr, Doncaster DN4 6TB

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IRELAND AN DUN TRANSPORT & HERITAGE MUSEUM ✆  00 353 9064 30106 www.athlone.ie Doon, Ballinahown, Athlone, Co Westmeath

BLARNEY CASTLE & STONE ✆  00 353 21 4385252 www.blarneycastle.ie Blarney, Co Cork

ARDS AND NORTH DOWN

CARLOW MUSEUM ✆  00 353 59 913 1759 www.carlowcountymuseum.com Carlow Town Council, Town Hall, Carlow, Co Carlow

Visit Ards and North Down Amble through beautiful gardens, book guided tours of stately homes and castles, step into historic villages to experience life gone by or delve into a land of saints and scholars, learning of the area’s rich Christian Heritage. For ideas on itineraries and accommodation contact 028 9182 6846 ✆  028 9182 6846 www.visitardsandnorthdown.com Tower House, 34 Quay Street, Bangor BT20 5ED ARIGNA MINING EXPERIENCE ✆  00 353 71 964 6466 www.arignaminingexperience.ie Arigna, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Roscommon ATHLONE CASTLE & VISITOR CENTRE ✆  00 353 90 6442100 www.athlone.ie Athlone, Co Westmeath BANTRY HOUSE ✆  00 353 27 50047 www.bantryhouse.com Bantry, Co Cork BELFAST ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS ✆  028 9077 6277 www.belfastzoo.co.uk Antrim Road, Belfast, Co Antrim BT36 7PN BELLEEK POTTERY VISITOR CENTRE ✆  028 6865 9300 www.belleekpottery.ie Belleek, Co Fermanagh BT93 3FY BIRR CASTLE DEMESNE & IRELAND’S HISTORIC SCIENCE CENTRE ✆  00 353 5791 20336 www.birrcastle.com Birr, Co Offaly

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CARRICKFERGUS CASTLE ✆  028 9335 1273 www.discovernorthernireland.com Marine Highway, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim BT38 7BG CASTLE COOLE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  028 6632 2690 www.nationaltrust.org.uk Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh BT74 6JY CASTLE WARD HOUSE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  028 4488 1204 www.nationaltrust.org.uk Strangford, Downpatrick, Co Down BT30 7LS CAVAN COUNTY MUSEUM ✆  00 353 49 85 44070 www.cavanmuseum.ie Virginia Road, Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan COBH, THE QUEENSTOWN STORY ✆  00 353 21 4813591 www.cobhheritage.com Cobh Heritage Centre, Cobh, Co Cork CORK CITY GAOL ✆  00 353 21 4305022 www.corkcitygaol.com Convent Avenue, Sundays Well, Cork City CRAGGAUNOWEN – THE LIVING PAST ✆  00 353 61 367178 www.shannonheritage.com Craggaunowen, Co Clare

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IRELAND DARTFIELD HORSE MUSEUM Dartfield is set in 350 acres of  farm and woodland and visitors can enjoy horse riding (trekking and cross country jumping), Clay shooting, 4x4 off roading (own vehicle required), sheep dog demos or just visit the Museum of  Horses and Farm Machinery, Tack & Gift Shop and relax in our Coffee Shop. Pre-booking required for all activities ✆  00 353 918 43968 www.dartfield.com Dartfield, Kilrickle, Loughrea, Co Galway DONAGHMORE MUSEUM ✆  00 353 86 8296685 www.donaghmoremuseum.com Portlaoise, Co Laois DONEGAL RAILWAY HERITAGE CENTRE ✆  00 353 74 972 2655 www.donegalrailway.com The Old Station House, Donegal Town, Co Donegal DOWN COUNTY MUSEUM ✆  028 4461 5218 www.downcountymuseum.com The Mall, English Street Downpatrick BT30 6AH DUBLIN TOURISM ✆  00 353 1890 324 583 www.visitdublin.com Tourism Centre, Suffolk Street, Dublin 2 DUBLIN’S VIKING ADVENTURE ✆  00 353 1 679 6040 www.visitdublin.com Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 FORT DUNREE MILITARY MUSEUM ✆  00 353 74 936 1817 www.dunree.pro.ie Buncrana, Co Donegal FOTA WILDLIFE PARK ✆  00 353 21 812678 www.fotawildlife.ie Carrigtwohill, Co Cork

FR MCDYER’S FOLK VILLAGE MUSEUM ✆  00 353 74 973 30017 www.glenfolkvillage.com Glencolmcille, Co Donegal GALWAY IRISH CRYSTAL HERITAGE CENTRE ✆  00 353 91 757311 www.galwaycrystal.ie Merlin Park, Dublin Road, Galway GLENVEAGH NATIONAL PARK & CASTLE ✆  00 353 74 37090 www.glenveaghnationalpark.ie Letterkenny, Co Donegal GOSFORD FOREST PARK ✆  028 3755 1277 www.gosford.co.uk Market Hill, Co Armagh GRAND OPERA HOUSE ✆  028 9024 1919 www.goh.co.uk Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7HR GUINNESS STOREHOUSE ✆  00 353 1 408 4800 www.guinness-storehouse.com Guinness Brewery, St James Gate, Dublin 8 HEZLETT HOUSE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  028 7084 8728 www.nationaltrust.org.uk 107 Sea Road, Castlerock, Coleraine, Co Londonderry BT51 4TW HOLYCROSS ABBEY ✆  00 353 50 443124 www.holycrossabbey.ie Thurles, Co Tipperary HOUSE OF WATERFORD CRYSTAL Located on the Mall in the heart of the Viking Triangle in Waterford City, the House of Waterford Crystal brings a visit to Waterford to a whole new level. Our staff will be pleased to welcome you on arrival and take you on a journey to see exquisite pieces of crystal created before your very eyes. ✆  00 353 51 317000 www.waterfordvisitorcentre.com 28 The Mall, Waterford

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EXPLORE AND ENJOY Discover Ards and North Down. All within an hour of Belfast, a place defined by lush fertile fields and sweeping lough shores. Savour award winning food and drink, be inspired by our creative makers and artists. Immerse yourself in our rich heritage.

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Plan your itinerary NOW! Visitor Information Centre: +44 (0)28 9182 6846 ardsvic@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk visitardsandnorthdown.com

See Exquisite Pieces of Crystal

manufactured before your eyes Guided Factory Tours Daily

C: +353 (0) 51 317000 E: houseofwaterfordcrystal@fiskars.com W: www.waterfordvisitorcentre.com RRD02103-39 HOWC coach Tourism 148mm x 106mm no bleed V1.indd 1

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IRELAND IRISH NATIONAL HERITAGE PARK ✆  00 353 53 91 20733 www.inhp.com Ferrycarrig, Co Wexford

KILBEGGAN DISTILLERY ✆  00 353 57 933 2134 www.kilbeggandistillery.com Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath

IRISH WHISKEY MUSEUM

KILKENNY CASTLE ✆  00 353 56 770 4100 www.kilkennycastle.ie Kilkenny City

The Irish Whiskey Museum, based in the heart of Dublin City in a historic building on Grafton Street, tells the true story of Irish whiskey through guided history tours and interactive whiskey tastings. Open daily, tours run from 10am – 6pm. ✆  00 353 1 525 0970 www.irishwhiskeymuseum.ie. 119 Grafton Street, Dublin 2 JAMES JOYCE MUSEUM ✆  00 353 1 280 9265 www.visitdublin.com Joyce Tower, Sandycove, Dublin

KYLEMORE ABBEY ✆  00 353 95 41146 www.kylemoreabbey.com Connemara, Co Galway LOUGH GUR STONE AGE CENTRE ✆  00 353 61 360788 www.loughgur.com Bruff, Co Limerick

Mizen Head

Ireland’s most Southwesterly Point on the Wild Atlantic Way

“One of the best attractions in Ireland...”

Pic: John Eagle

“... spellbinding”

Mizen Café & Gift Shop www.mizenhead.ie

GPS: 51° 27’ 0.59” N - 9° 49’ 5.99” W

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IRELAND MARBLE ARCH CAVES ✆  028 6634 8855 www.marblearchcavesgeopark.com Marlbank Scenic Loop, Enniskillen BT92 1EW

MONAGHAN COUNTY MUSEUM ✆  00 353 47 82928 www.monaghan.ie 1-2 Hill Street, Monaghan

MIZEN HEAD SIGNAL STATION

NATIONAL GALLERY OF IRELAND ✆  00 353 1 661 5133 www.nationalgallery.ie Merrion Square West, Dublin 2

Mizen Head, Ireland’s most southwesterly point, Signature Key Discovery Point on the Wild Atlantic Way. Dare to cross the iconic bridge high above the gorge; watch for seals and their pups in the swell below. Experience the solitude of the keepers’ lives and the elemental power of the restless Atlantic where the ocean currents swirl. Laugh with exhilaration into the fresh salt-laden sea air. Be inspired by the majesty of the endless seascape and the breath-taking views. Scan the ocean for whales and dolphins. In wind, rain and gale as well as hot summer sun, the Mizen is exciting. In fog and mist, it is mysterious – a journey of discovery for the senses. Come and find your Mizen!

NATIONAL MUSEUMS NORTHERN IRELAND ✆  028 9042 8428 www.nmni.com Cultra, Holywood, Northern Ireland BT18 0EU NATIONAL MUSEUMS OF IRELAND ✆  00 353 1 677 7444 www.museum.ie Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co Mayo

✆  00 353 283 5115 www.mizenhead.ie Harbour Road, Goleen, West Cork

info@dartfield.com

Dartfield Horse Museum & Heritage Centre A magnificent 19,000 sq ft facility, dedicated to Irish horses and the Connemara pony

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IRELAND NATIONAL SEALIFE CENTRE ✆  00 353 1 286 6939 www.sealife.co.uk Bray, Co Wicklow

SAINT PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL ✆  00 353 1 453 9472 www.stpatrickscathedral.ie Saint Patrick’s Close, Dublin 8

OLD BUSHMILLS DISTILLERY ✆  028 2073 3218 www.bushmills.com Bushmills, Co Antrim BT57 8XH

SHANNON FERRIES ✆  00 353 65 905 3124 www.shannonferries.com Killimer, Kilrush, Co Clare

ROWALLANE GARDEN (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  028 9751 0131 www.nationaltrust.org.uk Saintfield, Co Down BT24 7LH

WICKLOW’S HISTORIC GAOL ✆  00 353 404 61599 www.wicklowhistoricgaol.com Kilmantin Hill, Wicklow Town

RUSSBOROUGH HOUSE & PARKLANDS ✆  00 353 45 865239 www.russborough.ie Blessington, Co Wicklow

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SCOTLAND BANNOCKBURN HERITAGE CENTRE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01786 812664   www.nts.org.uk Glasgow Road, Stirling FK7 0LJ

CADIES & WITCHERY TOURS ✆  0131 225 6745   www.witcherytours.com 84 West Bow, Edinburgh EH1 2HH CAIRNGORM MOUNTAIN ✆  01479 861261   www.cairngormmountain.co.uk Cairngorm Ski Area, Aviemore, Inverness-shire PH22 1RB

BAXTERS HIGHLAND VILLAGE ✆  01343 820666   www.baxters.com Fochabers, Morayshire IV32 7LD BRITISH GOLF MUSEUM ✆  01334 460046   www.britishgolfmuseum.co.uk Bruce Embankment, St. Andrews, Fife KY16 9AB BRODICK CASTLE ✆  0844 493 2152   www.nts.org.uk Brodick, Isle of Arran KA27 8HY

CRIEFF VISITOR CENTRE As the home of the world-renowned Caithness Glass, Crieff Visitor Centre is a popular visitor attraction, where you can enjoy watching the skilled craftsmen at work, before meandering around our Gift Shop, Garden Centre, Gallery and Antique Area. Also experience the wonderful homemade food on offer in our Restaurant. ✆  01764 654014   www.crieff.co.uk Muthill Road, Crieff PH7 4HQ CRUISE LOCH LOMOND ✆  01301 702356   www.cruiselochlomondltd.com The Boatyard, Loch Lomond, G83 7DG

Home of Caithness Glass Watch the skilled craftsmen at work in a close-up studio environment (Mon-Fri)

CULLODEN(NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  0844 493 2159   www.nts.org.uk Culloden Moor, Inverness-shire, Highland IV2 5EU CULZEAN CASTLE & COUNTRY PARK (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  0844 493 2148   www.nts.org.uk Maybole, Ayrshire KA19 8LE

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DEWAR’S WORLD OF WHISKY ✆  01887 822010   www.dewars.com Aberfeldy Distillery, Aberfeldy, Perthshire PH15 2EB DUNVEGAN CASTLE & GARDENS ✆  01470 521206   www.dunvegancastle.com Isle of Skye IV55 8WF

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SCOTLAND EDINBURGH DUNGEON   www.thedungeons.com/edinburgh 31 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DF EDINBURGH WOOLLEN MILL STORE MOFFAT MILL All of the latest men’s and women’s Harris Tweed and knitwear styles including jumpers and cardigans. We specialize in clothing, along with interests in homewares and destination shopping for tourists. ✆  01683 220134  www.simplythebestdestinations.co.uk Ladyknowe, Moffat, Dumfriesshire DG10 9EP EDINBURGH ZOO ✆  0131 334 9171   www.edinburghzoo.org.uk Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6TS FALKLAND PALACE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01337 857397   www.nts.org.uk Falkland, Cupar, Fife KY15 7BU GLEN MORAY DISTILLERY ✆  01343 550900   www.glenmoray.com Bruceland Road, Elgin IV30 1YE GREENBANK GARDEN (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  0141 616 2266   www.nts.org.uk High Flenders Road, Clarkston, Glasgow, G76 8RB GRETNA GATEWAY OUTLET VILLAGE ✆  01461 339028   www.gretnagateway.com Glasgow Road, Gretna, Dumfriesshire DG16 5GG GRETNA GREEN OLD BLACKSMITH’S SHOP ✆  01461 338441/338224   www.gretnagreen.com Gretna Green, Gretna, Dumfriesshire DG16 5EA INVERARAY CASTLE ✆  01499 302203   www.inveraray-castle.com Inveraray, Argyll PA32 8XE

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INVERARAY WOOLLEN MILL ✆  01499 302166  www.simplythebestdestinations.co.uk Front Street, Inveraray, Argyll PA32 8UY JACOBITE CRUISES ✆  01463 233999  www.jacobite.co.uk Dochgarroch Lock, Dochgarroch, Inverness IV3 8JG JEDBURGH WOOLLEN MILL ✆  01835 863585  www.simplythebestdestinations.co.uk Bankend North, Jedburgh TD8 6EB JOHN O’GROATS FERRIES ✆  01955 611353  www.jogferry.co.uk John O’Groats, Scotland KW1 4YR KEITH AND DUFFTOWN RAILWAY ✆  01340 821181  www.keith-dufftown-railway.co.uk Dufftown Station, Dufftown, Banffshire AB55 4BA NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FLIGHT ✆  0131 247 4238   www.nms.ac.uk East Fortune, North Berwick, East Lothian EH39 5LF NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND ✆  0300 123 6789  www.nms.ac.uk/scotland Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF NORTHLINK FERRIES ✆  0845 6000 449   www.northlinkferries.co.uk Ferry Terminal, Ferry Road, Stromness, Orkney KW16 3BH PENTLAND FERRIES ✆  0800 688 8998   www.pentlandferries.co.uk Pier Road, St Margaret’s Hope, Orkney KW17 2SW REDWINGS HORSE SANCTUARY MOUNTAINS ✆  0870 040 0033   www.redwings.org.uk Milton of Ogil, Glenogil, Forfar, Angus DD8 3SQ

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THE DEVIL’S PORRIDGE MUSEUM AN EXPLOSIVE WARTIME EXPERIENCE

“It’s easy to see why this museum is such a popular attraction...”

Five star, award winning, heritage attraction with a fascinating story to tell from both World Wars. Fully accessible with a lift. Cafe with group catering rates Discounted entry for groups Coach parking Free introductory talk A great day out, loved by all ages Located just off the M6 and A75 near Gretna. Annan Road, Eastriggs DG12 6TF

T: 01461 700021 E: info@devilsporridge.org.uk www.devilsporridge.org.uk


SCOTLAND ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN EDINBURGH ✆  0131 552 7171   www.rbge.org.uk Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR

SCOTCH WHISKY HERITAGE CENTRE ✆  0131 220 0441   www.whisky-heritage.co.uk 354 Castlehill, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NE

ROYAL MARINE HOTEL ✆  01369 705810  www.royalmarinehotel.co.uk Hunter’s Quay, Dunoon, Argyll PA23 8HJ

STRATHMORE HOTELS Strathmore Hotels is an established group of 7 hotels, each full of character in great locations around the UK - Fort William, Oban, Speyside nr. Inverness, Perth, Harrogate and the Lake District. Reduced group rates are available for 20 people or more plus you will get one FREE place.

ROYAL YACHT BRITANNIA ✆  0131 555 8800   www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ

✆  01355 266886   www.strathmorehotels.com 116 Strathmore House, East Kilbride, Glasgow G74 1LF

SEA LIFE LOCH LOMOND   www.visitsealife.com/loch-lomond Drumkinnon Tower, Ben Lomond Way, Balloch G83 8QL

THE DEVIL’S PORRIDGE MUSEUM ✆  01461 700021   www.devilsporridge.org.uk Annan Rd, Eastriggs DG12 6TF

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Great Shopping ACROSS THE UK When looking for a stop across the UK, why not visit one of our 26 large shopping & dining outlets, we welcome groups of all sizes, 7 days a week and if you have any special dietary or group requests simply contact us in advance and we will try to fulfil your requirements.

and for your tour groups... • Excellent selection of quality fashions, gifts and souvenirs

• Puro Coffee, speciality teas & soft drinks.

• Added attractions such as The Scottish Wool Centre, The Scottish Deer Centre and weaving exhibitions.

• Tax Free Shopping and Mail-itAbroad facility.

• Whisky & Real Ale shops offering FREE tastings, and an Artisan collection of British Gin, Vodka & Liqueurs

• Easy payment, we accept most major credit cards and major currencies and offer the facility of CPC (cardholder preferred currency).

• Bureau de Change facilities at selected Visitor Centres.

• Hot meals and snacks served throughout the day.

Settle - Watershed Mill & Visitor Centre (C) Matlock Bath - Masson Shopping Village (R) Wilton - Edinburgh Woollen Mill (R) Great Torrington - Edinburgh Woollen Mill Plymouth - Lee Mill (C) Trerulefoot - Kernow Mill (C)

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Callander - Kilmahog Woollen Mill Callander Trossachs Woollen Mill (C) Fort William - Ben Nevis Highland Centre (R) Edinburgh - James Pringle Shopping Warehouse (R) Edinburgh - Romanes & Paterson (R) Inveraray - Inveraray Woollen Mill (C) Inverness - Holm Mills Shopping Village (R) Jedburgh Mills - Jedburgh Woollen Mill (R) (C) Moffat - Moffat Mill (R & C) Spean Bridge - Spean Bridge Mill (C) Alexandria - Antartex Shopping Village (R) Coatbridge - Mackinnon Mills (R & C) Aberfoyle - The Scottish Wool Centre (R) Cupar - The Scottish Deer Centre (C) Melrose - The Abbey Mill (C) John O’Groats - John O’Groats Knitwear Co. (C) Oban - McCaig’s Warehouse Ullapool - West Highland Woollen Company

Wales

25 Anglesey - James Pringle Weavers (R) 26 Welshpool - The Old Station (R)

www.simplythebestdestinations.co.uk CALL: 01228 210 514 EMAIL: simplythebest@ewm.co.uk

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WALES ANGLESEY SEA ZOO ✆  01248 430411  www.angleseyseazoo.co.uk Brynsiencyn, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Gwynedd LL61 6TQ BALA LAKE RAILWAY Our historic narrow-gauge steam trains run along the shores of the largest natural lake in Wales between Llanuwchllyn and Bala offering magnificent views of the lake and the southern Snowdonia mountains. As well as the 9-mile return journey, visit our new Heritage Centre, or enjoy tea and cake in our station café and gift shop. ✆  01678 540666  www.bala-lake-railway.co.uk The Station, Llanuwchllyn, Gwynedd LL23 7DD BODNANT GARDENS (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01492 650460  www.bodnant-garden.co.uk Tal-y-Cafn, Near Colwyn Bay, Conwy LL28 5RE

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BRECON MOUNTAIN RAILWAY Travel by steam locomotive, high into the Brecon Beacons. Climb five miles to Torpantau, enjoying the scenery before returning to Pontsticill visiting our lakeside café, museum & play area with spectacular views. At Pant, visit our workshops, gift shop and tearooms. Disabled facilities: toilets, ramps, carriage for wheelchairs. Dogs welcome. ✆  01685 722988  www.bmr.wales Pant Station, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UP CARDIFF CASTLE ✆  029 2087 8100  www.cardiffcastle.com Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 3RB

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WALES CHIRK CASTLE (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01691 777701  www.nationaltrust.org.uk Chirk, Wrexham LL14 5AF

HERITAGE RAILWAY ASSOCIATION ✆  01654 710344  www.hra.gb.com C/o 8 Ffordd Dyfrig, Tywyn , Gwynedd LL36 9EH

CHOCOLATE FACTORY ✆  01792 561617 Kingsway, Swansea West Industrial Park SA5 4DL

KING ARTHUR’S LABYRINTH & CORRIS CRAFT CENTRE ✆  01654 761584  www.kingarthurslabyrinth.com Corris, Machynlleth, Powys SY20 9RF

DENBIGHSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL ✆  01978 862834  www.denbighshire.gov.uk The Old Gaol, 46 Clwyd Street, Denbighshire LL15 1HP DYFFRYN GARDENS ✆  029 2059 3328  www.dyffryngardens.org.uk St Nicholas, Dyffryn, Vale of Glamorgan CF5 6SU EDINBURGH WOOLLEN MILL ✆  01938 556622 The Old Station, Severn Road, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7AY FAIRBOURNE & BARMOUTH RAILWAY ✆  01341 250362  www.fairbournerailway.com Beach Road, Fairbourne, Gwynedd LL38 2EX FESTIVAL PARK FACTORY SHOPPING VILLAGE ✆  01495 350010  www.festivalshopping.co.uk Victoria, Ebbw Vale, Gwent NP23 8FP FFESTINIOG & WELSH HIGHLAND RAILWAYS The Ffestiniog Railway is the world’s oldest narrow gauge railway with almost 200 years of history, taking you on a 13½-mile journey from the harbour in Porthmadog to the slate-quarrying town of Blaenau Ffestiniog. We still operate three of our original locomotives over 150 years old - and original carriages, offering an unrivalled journey back into the golden age of rail travel. Glorious coastlines, ancient oak woodlands, mountains, rivers and castles, all beckon as you embark on your journey on our award winning railways. ✆  01766 516024  www.festrail.co.uk Harbour Station, Porthmadog, Gwynedd LL49 9NF

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LLANBERIS LAKE RAILWAY ✆  01286 870549  www.lake-railway.co.uk Gilfach Ddu, Llanberis, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL55 4TY LLANCAIACH FAWR MANOR ✆  01443 412248  www.caerphilly.gov.uk Nelson, Treharris, Mid Glamorgan CF46 6ER LLANGOLLEN INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL EISTEDDFOD ✆  01978 862000  www.international-eisteddfod.co.uk The Royal Pavilion, Abbey Road, Llangollen, Denbighshire LL20 8SW LLANGOLLEN RAILWAY Llangollen Railway is the only standard gauge heritage railway in North Wales. We are located beside the historic Dee Bridge (built in 1345) in the centre of Llangollen town. The journey is a relaxing 10 miles travelling through the stunning Dee Valley to the lovely town of Corwen the cross roads of North Wales. The line follows the picturesque River Dee, classed as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), for its entire length. The rai lway is located w it hin an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and this is evident as the train gently meanders through the Dee Valley. ✆  01978 860979  www.llangollen-railway.co.uk The Station, Abbey Road, Llangollen LL20 8SN LLANGOLLEN WHARF ✆  01978 860702  www.horsedrawnboats.co.uk Llangollen, Denbighshire LL20 8TA

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WALES LLOYD GEORGE MUSEUM ✆  01766 522071  www.gwynedd.llyw.cymru Llanystumdwy, Criccieth, Gwynedd LL52 0SH

NATIONAL SLATE MUSEUM T: 0300 111 2333  www.museum.wales/slate Padarn Country Park, Llanberis, Gwynedd LL55 4TY

LLYSYFRAN COUNTRY PARK ✆  01437 532694 Llysyfran Visitor Centre, Llysyfran, Dyfed SA63 4RR

PEMBROKESHIRE TOURISM ✆  01437 764551  www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk County Hall, Freemans Way, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA61 1TP

NANTCLWYD Y DRE ✆  01824 709822  www.denbighshire.gov.uk/en/visitor/places-to-visit/ museums-and-historic-houses/nantclwyd-y-dre.aspx Castle Street, Ruthin LL15 1DP NATIONAL BOTANIC GARDEN OF WALES ✆  01558 667149  www.botanicgarden.wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire SA32 8HN

PICTON CASTLE ✆  01437 751326  www.pictoncastle.co.uk Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA62 4AS PORTHMADOG MARITIME MUSEUM ✆  01766 513736 Oakley Wharf No 1, The Harbour Porthmadog, Gwynedd LL49 9LU

TAKE A TRIP THROUGH HISTORY

WHERE WILL YOU GO TODAY?

ONE BEAUTIFUL NATIONAL PARK TWO FANTASTIC STEAM RAILWAYS • Spectacular Scenery • Comfortable Carriages • • An unforgettable way to enjoy North Wales • • Train services operate throughout the year • • Light refreshments available on most trains • • Wide range of journey options available • Contact our Group Travel staff for more details

ENJOY A HERITAGE TRAIN RIDE THROUGH THE DEE VALLEY

FFESTINIOG & WELSH HIGHLAND RAILWAYS Harbour Station, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9NF groups@ffwhr.com

01766 516024 www.festrail.co.uk

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WALES PORTMEIRION VILLAGE ✆  01766 770228  www.portmeirion-village.com Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd LL48 6ET

TALYLLYN RAILWAY ✆  01654 710472  www.talyllyn.co.uk Wharf Station, Neptune Road, Tywyn, Gwynedd LL36 9EY

POWIS CASTLE & GARDEN (NATIONAL TRUST) ✆  01938 551944   www.nationaltrust.org.uk Welshpool, Powys SY21 8RF

THE GREAT ORME TRAMWAY ✆  01492 879306  www.greatormetramway.co.uk Victoria Station, Church Walks, Llandudno, North Wales LL30 2NB

RUTHIN GAOL ✆  01824 708281  www.denbighshire.gov.uk Clwyd Street, Ruthin LL15 1HP ST FAGANS NATIONAL HISTORY MUSEUM ✆  0300 111 2333 Cardiff CF5 6XB SNOWDON MOUNTAIN RAILWAY  www.snowdonrailway.co.uk Llanberis, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL55 4TY

WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE ✆  02920 636464  www.wmc.org.uk Bute Place, Cardiff CF10 5AL WELSHPOOL & LLANFAIR LIGHT RAILWAY ✆  01938 810441  www.wllr.org.uk Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool SY21 0SF

PEMBROKESHIRE’S AWARD WINNING CASTLE AND GARDENS 40 ACRES OF GARDENS, WOODLAND WALKS & ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND 13TH CENTURY CASTLE MANSION OF MYSTERY ESCAPE ROOMS GIFT SHOP LAWNMOWER MUSEUM ART GALLERIES RESTAURANT & DELI WELSH OWL GARDEN

INFO@PICTONCASTLE.CO.UK T: 01437 751326 Reg. Charity No: 519693

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Alnwick Castle....................................................31

Croisi Europe River Cruises.................................9

Ards & North Down Borough Council...............67

Daish’s Holidays ...................................................5

Arundel Castle....................................................45

Dartfield Horse Museum.....................................69

Ashton Under Hill Open Gardens.......................18

Dean Forest Railway...........................................55

Bala Lake Railway..............................................75

Distinctive Systems...............................................7

Bamburgh Castle.................................................32

Edinburgh Woollen Mill.....................................74

Belvoir Castle......................................................21

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway...............77

Bircham Windmill..............................................10

Frozen............................................................... BC

Bolton Market.....................................................35

Glastonbury Abbey.............................................56

Boston Market.....................................................15

Guildford Tourism..............................................48

Brecon Mountain Railway..................................75

Harrogate Spring Flower Show...........................62

Bridport Historic Street Market..........................55

Harrogate Autumn Flower Show........................63

Bubba Gump Shrimp..........................................29

Highway Garden & Leisure................................15

Bury Market........................................................37

Hotel Belle-Vue.....................................................4

Canterbury Tourist Guides .................................47

House of Waterford Crystal................................67

Cedar Court Hotels.............................................61

Irish Whiskey Museum.......................................68

Come From Away...............................................13

Les Miserables.................................................IBC

Coventry Cathedral.............................................23

Lion King.......................................................... BC

Crieff Visitor Centre...........................................71

Liverpool Football Club......................................39

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Llangollen Railway.............................................77

South Tyneside Council......................................34

Mamma Mia!..................................................... 44

Springfields Outlet Shopping..............................17

Mary Poppins ..................................................IBC

Stanway House................................................... 24

Mizen Head Signal Station.................................68

Stody Estate........................................................11

Monkey World....................................................57

Strathmore Hotels.................................................3

National Memorial Arboretum...........................27

Stuart Line Cruises.............................................59

Old Hall Hotel Buxton....................................... 24

The Rainforest Cafe............................................29

Oswestry Town Council......................................25

The Devil’s Porridge Museum............................73

Paignton Zoo.......................................................59

Tina Turner...................................................... IFC

Phantom of the Opera......................................IBC

University of Portsmouth Accommodation........52

Picton Castle.......................................................78

Waterperry Gardens............................................53

Rare Breeds Centre.............................................50

Wookey Hole Cave..............................................58

Red Funnel Ferries..............................................51

World of Country Life....................................... 60

Redwings Horse Sanctuary.................................15

World of Glass.....................................................43

Roeville Computer Systems..................................8

Yorkshire Wildlife Park..................................... 64

Roys Wroxham....................................................15 Seacote Hotel......................................................42 Sherborne Castle.................................................59 Skiddaw Hotel.....................................................41

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‘Practically perfect in every way’

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★★★★★

‘Practically perfect in every way’

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S

D A I LY T E L E G R A P H , M E T R O , T H E S U N , D A I LY E X P R E S S , D A I LY M A I L

THERE IS ONLY ONE TINA

DAILY TELEGRAPH, DAILY EXPRESS, OBSERVER, SUNDAY MIRROR, MAIL ON SUNDAY, SUNDAY EXPRESS, SUNDAY TIMES

FOR GROUP BOOKINGS CALL 020 7087 7763 thephantomoftheopera.com

T H E B R I L L IA N T OR IG I NA L

TM © 1986 RUG LTD

AT HER MAJEST Y’S THEATRE HAYMARKET, LONDON SW1Y 4QL

G R E AT R AT E S F OR G ROU P S 10+

FOR THE 21ST CENTURY Huffington Post

THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL

CALL DELFONT MACKINTOSH GROUPS ON 0844 482 5100*

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TM © 1986 CMOL

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Annual B2B handbook published by Bus and Coach Professional, Plum Publishing Ltd

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