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THE SMALL PRINT ! Entrance tickets not included unless stated. All seats are sold on a first come, first served basis. We allocate seats on our excursions which will be honoured wherever possible. However, we reserve the right to change your seat should circumstances deem necessary. We will make every effort to carry out the programme and itineraries as advertised, but must reserve the right to cancel any excursion or alter routes, timings or stopping places without prior notice due to circumstances beyond our control. Cancellations & Refunds. If we are forced to cancel any excursion, a full refund will be made. In the event of a customer cancelling we shall apply charges in line with the scale below. Tickets cannot be transferred to future trips. More than 28 days notice - Full refund, 14 to 28 days notice - Less 25%, 7 to 13 days notice - Less 50%, Less than 7 days notice - No refund. We look forward to welcoming you on board. Jerry & Sean Blackmore

PICK-UP POINTS Poole - The Lighthouse Bus Stop, Parkstone - Ashley Rd, Branksome - Poole Rd, Westbourne - Bingo Hall, Bournemouth - Travel Interchange, Boscombe - Sovereign Centre, Southbourne - Southbourne Grove, Southbourne Crossroads, Christchurch, Stour Rd, Castles Ironmongers, Purewell Cross - In-Excess Bus Stop, Mudeford - Mudeford Lane, Friars Cliff - The Runway, Highcliffe - Saulflands, Medical Centre, Sea Corner, New Milton - Housemartin Pub, Bradbeers

OCTOBER Wednesday 2nd Westfield Shopping Centre - London Come and discover Westfield London - located in Shepherd’s Bush. A stunning architectural building houses an amazing variety of over 275 shops from luxury fashion labels to high street favourites and over 50 places to eat and drink, Westfield London is truly a unique shopping experience. A great day out. Book now! Adults/Over 60 £17.00, Child £10.00 Friday 4th London - Covent Garden Join our trip to Covent Garden in central London. At the heart of Covent Garden is the market with its quirky craft stalls, boutiques and restaurants. The central piazza has a thriving café culture and is buzzing with outlandish street entertainers and fun events all day, every day. Two of London's popular attractions - the London Transport Museum and The Royal Opera House stand grandly in Covent Garden and there's lots more shopping to be done in the surrounding streets. Adults/Over 60 £17.00, Child £10.00

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Monday 7th City of Bath The ancient city of Bath is justifiably a World Heritage Site with some of the finest architectural sights in Europe including the synonymous Royal Crescent and the Roman Baths. The city has a cosmopolitan and exciting atmosphere with some excellent shops in the compact and accessible city centre. Adults/Over 60 £18.00, Child £10.00

Tuesday 8th Cheltenham Cheltenham is a beautiful spa town located on the edge of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire. The town is renowned for it's grand Regency town houses characterised by intricate ironwork balconies and painted stucco facades which line the historic Promenade, squares and terraces. With its award-winning gardens, impressive range of stylish shops and restaurants Cheltenham is a great place to explore and is a superb day out. Adults/Over 60 £17.50, Child £10.00 Tuesday 8th Royal Albert Hall Tour Join our memorable day out to the Royal Albert Hall and experience the excitement inside one of the most famous entertainment venues in the world as it prepares for the evening's performance. Our engaging guides will take you on a journey through this iconic building, bringing to life its fascinating history and sharing some of its secrets in a 75 minute tour. The tour covers all Front of House areas including the stunning auditorium, the Gallery and the Queen's private suites, the Royal Retiring Room. Afterwards we allow for free time in cosmopolitan Knightsbridge before returning home. Price includes tour. Adults/Over 60 £26.50, Under 16 £15.00 Wednesday 9th Oxford – City of Spires The beauty of the city's colleges have been a place of learning for over 800 years making the city a world class tourist destination. Very pedestrian friendly, Oxford is a bustling cosmopolitan town with a lovely riverside setting and a lively mix of restaurants, bars and superb shopping. The newly reopened Ashmolean Museum has been widely acclaimed as a huge success. Come along for a great day out. Adults/Over 60 £18.00, Child £13.00 Wednesday 9th Blenheim Palace - Oxfordshire Set in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, Blenheim Palace is considered to be one of the finest baroque houses and was built on a grand scale in 2100 acres of parkland landscaped by Capability Brown. Famously the birthplace of Winston Churchill and the setting for many feature films, the interior has a superb collection of tapestries, paintings, porcelain and furniture. Price includes entrance. Adults £32.50, Over 60 £31.00, Child £24.50 Thursday 10th The Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace The Knitting and Stitching Shows are the definitive and best exhibitions for lovers of textiles in the UK and Ireland. As the name suggests, it covers knitting and stitching but SO much more; felt-making, shibori dyeing, jewellery-making, card-making, mixed media... the list goes on! There is so much to see and do with hundreds of exhibitors selling specialist supplies that you can't find in the shops, galleries from leading artists and groups, plus workshops to introduce you to lots of new subjects! Price includes entrance. Adults/Over 60 £27.00, Under 19 £19.00


Monday 14th Sherborne Pack Monday Fair This street market dates back to medieval times and is held annually in the centre of this beautiful old town on the first Monday after 10th October – old Michaelmas Day. The main four streets become full of street traders and food stalls so come along and enjoy the bustling atmosphere. Adults/Over 60 £16.00, Child £10.00 Tuesday 15th Kingston upon Thames Kingston upon Thames is an historic market town with attractions old and new. Visitors have long favoured Kingston for its attractive riverside location, proximity to beautiful Royal parks and its excellent shopping. The town was first recorded in an Anglo Saxon Charter in 838 and then in 946, when it became the venue of a number of councils and coronations, cited by King Egbert as 'the Royal town where kings were hallowed'. A great day out and a superb shopping experience. Adults/Over 60 £17.00, Child £10.00 Wednesday 16th Kensington Palace The newly-transformed Kensington Palace is now open following a two-year, £12million refurbishment. Explore the new gardens, shops, café and terrace as well as four redesigned visitor routes revealing both the secret and public lives of Kensington's inhabitants. Discover stories from Queen Victoria's life told in her own words in the new Victoria Revealed exhibition and get a glimpse of a modern Princess in a small but special exhibition of some of Diana's dresses. A new lift makes the Palace accessible to all. Price includes entrance. Adults £32.00, Over 60 £29.50, Under 16 £15.00

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Thursday 17th New!! Whiteley Shopping Centre Whiteley has been relaunched at the end of May 2013 after a major transformation to update and modernise. Located between Portsmouth & Southampton the line up of shops is impressive - M&S, H&M, Bank, Moss, Clarks, JD Sports, Schuh, Boots, Body Shop and many more. Among the 56 stores in the centre is a mix of cafes and restaurants offering everything from on-the-move snacks to a more leisurely meal in Prezzo, Chimichanga, Dean's Diner or Harvester. Special Price - Adults/Over 60 £10.00, Child £5.00 Friday 18th Brighton A very popular destination for a great day excursion. Brighton has a unique mix of elegant Regency architecture, museums, galleries, fabulous shopping with a long seafront promenade and an array of cafes. Whether you want to visit the Royal Pavilion or spend time on Palace Pier, Brighton has so much to offer. Adults/Over 60/Child £17.50

Friday 18th Worthing Worthing has become a popular destination with our customers for a day out. Rich in history, the town grew to become a firm favourite with the royal, the rich and the fashionable. The town centre and promenade are on the level making it ideal to explore the shops and pavement cafes. Adults/Over 60/Child £17.50 Sunday 20th Blackbushe Sunday Market Visit Europe's largest outdoor Sunday Market held every Sunday at Blackbushe near Fleet in Hampshire. Over 1000 stalls, yes 1000 stalls (!) offer a wonderful array of goods from fruit & veg to sofas and virtually everything in between. Excellent fun day out. Adults/Over 60/Child £14.00 Monday 21st Clark’s Village One of our most popular shopping destinations. Located in the town of Street in South-East Somerset, Clark's is established as one of the country's premier shopping centres with over 90 outlet shops offering up to 60% off rrp on a host of famous brands. Shops include Adidas, Body Shops depot, Marks & Spencer Outlet, Jaegar and many more. Adults/Over 60 - £17.50 Child £7.50 Wednesday 23rd London - Shopping & Museums Amazing value day excursion to the Capital. We drop at Knightsbridge near the world famous Harrods and Harvey Nichols department stores. Also in the area are the amazing Natural History Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum which have free entrance. A great day out. Book now! Adults/Over 60 - £17.00, Child £7.50 Tuesday 29th

Warner Bros Studio Tour The Making of Harry Potter Surely a must for any ‘Potter’ fan! The wonderful special effects and amazing creatures have made this iconic series beloved to both young and old – and now, for the first time, the doors are open for everyone at the studio where it first began. You'll have the chance to go behind-the-scenes and see many things the camera never showed. From breathtakingly detailed sets to stunning costumes, props and animatronics, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London provides a unique showcase of the extraordinary British artistry, technology and talent that went into making the most successful film series of all time. Price includes entrance ticket. Adults/Over 60 £49.00, Under 16 £39.00

NOVEMBER Friday 1st Bristol Over the last decades Bristol has been rejuvenated and its wealth of industrial and maritime history make the city a huge draw for the visitor. Attractions around the city include Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge, the SS Great Britain, Bristol Zoo Gardens and the new waterfront district. The opening of the superb Cabot Circus shopping centre in 2008 has made Bristol one of the best shopping destinations in the country. Adults/Over 60 - £18.00. Child £10.00 Friday 1st Bristol & SS Great Britain Hugely popular excursion - this superb award winning exhibition has impressed our customers. Synonymous with Brunel, the world’s first great ocean liner has been transformed in to a brilliant museum where you can experience the sights and smells of how life was on the ship. Free time afterwards to explore the excellent shops and grand parks around the city centre. Price includes entrance to SS Great Britain. Adults £28.50, Over 60 £27.50, Under 17 £17.50. Monday 4th Milestones Living History Museum, Basingstoke This superb open-air style museum is housed in a massive modern building in Basingstoke City Centre. Step back in time for a glimpse of life from Victorian Times to the 1930’s. Costumed characters and authentic displays offer a realistic portrayal of ordinary peoples lives through the ages with a network of streets, shops, village green and even a pub! Followed by free time at Festival Place. Terrific fun. Price includes entrance. Adults/Over 60 £22.00, 5-15 years £15.00 Monday 4th Festival Place Shopping Centre, Basingstoke Shoppers paradise. Hampshire’s regional shopping destination located in the heart of Basingstoke. Home to over 165 retailers, 30 restaurants, bars and cafes and boasting an impressive fashion line up including Debenhams, BHS, GAP, Principles, Oasis, Austin Reed, H & M, M&S and much more. This has become a very popular destination. Come and have a look. Adults/Over 60 £15.00, Child £7.50 © SSGB/Mandy Reynolds


Tuesday 5th City of Wells Wells is one of Britain’s secret gems and a fabulous destination for a day out; proof that the country still has much to admire! Sheltered beneath the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills, it combines a wealth of historic interest and beautiful architecture. Wells qualifies as England's smallest, and Somerset's only city because of its amazing 12th century Cathedral. The wells, which gave the city its name, are located within the grounds of the Bishop's Palace, which is still the residence of the Bishop of Bath and Wells. Also of interest are Vicars' Close, claimed to be the oldest complete medieval street in Europe, and the historic market place. Come and have a look - lovely day. Adults/Over 60 £15.00 Child £10.00 Wednesday 6th Dorchester Market & Weymouth **BARGAIN** Lovely day out as we visit our historic county town in the heart of 'Hardy's country and boasting elegant 18th century houses, interesting museums, good shopping and a great Market on Wednesdays. Afterwards we travel to Weymouth with time in this traditional seaside resort now rejuvenated after the 2012 Olympics. Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00 Thursday 7th New Mary Rose Museum at the Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth The opening of the highly anticipated new Mary Rose Museum is here. The famous Tudor warship, Mary Rose, will finally reveal all her secrets 500 years after she sank in an exciting, new £27million Museum. The ship that captured the world's imagination when she was raised from the seabed in 1982 is the only sixteenth century warship on display anywhere in the world and the brand new Museum built around her will reunite her with many of her 19,000 artefacts and crew in a unique journey through Tudor life. The most comprehensive collection of Tudor artefacts in the world will be showcased from personal belongings such as wooden bowls, leather shoes, musical instruments and nit combs complete with 500 year old lice to ship's objects such as longbows and two tonne guns. You may also choose to pre-book the other attractions including HMS Victory and HMS Warrior. Price including Mary Rose Museum & 45 Harbour Tour. Adults £30.50, Over 60 £29.50, 5-15 year £19.00 Price - All inclusive ticket. Adults £35.00, Over 60 £34.00, 5-15 year £22.50 Thursday 7th Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth Enjoy a great day out to the excellent Gunwharf Quays shopping and leisure development on Portsmouth Harbour and site of the impressive Spinnaker Tower. There are over 95 outlets and 30 cafes and restaurants to explore at this lovely location. Shops include Next clerance, Animal, Fred Perry, Barbour, Levis, Karen Millen and many more. Come along for a great day shopping in a lovely location. Boat trips also available from the marina. Adults/Over 60 £15.00, Child £10.00 Friday 8th Cotswolds Villages The Cotswolds is one of the most beautiful and quintessentially 'English' areas of the country and is dotted with delightful towns and villages with the distinctive limestone cottages. We tour through the area stopping in Stow-on-the-Wold and the delightful town of Bourton-on-the-Water with it's charming low stone bridges over the River Windrush which runs through the town. Adults/Over 60 £18.00, Child £14.00 Friday 8th City of Bath The ancient city of Bath is justifiably a World Heritage Site with some of the finest architectural sights in Europe including the synonymous Royal Crescent and the Roman Baths. The city has a cosmopolitan and exciting atmosphere with some excellent shops in the compact and accessible city centre. Adults/Over 60 £18.00, Child £10.00 Friday 8th New BBC Broadcasting House Tour Here is your chance to take a look behind the scenes of the BBC with a 1½ guided tour of the new £1bn BBC HQ on Upper Regent Street in the centre of London. On the tour, some of the things you're likely to experience include a camera's eye view via a big screen into some of the studios broadcasting to the nation such as the Six O'Clock News and Radio 1, as well as hearing about the rich history of the building and the BBC. You'll look down on the new state of the art newsroom and there will be the opportunity to have a go at reading the news and weather yourself on an interactive news set! On some but not all tours, you may get the chance to peek into the newly restored Radio Theatre (production schedules permitting) where Radio 2 concerts and popular radio comedy shows such as Just a Minute, the News Quiz and The Now Show have recently been recorded. Free time afterwards before returning home. Price includes tour. Adults £31.50, Over 60 £29.00, 9-16 years £15.00 © bbc.com

Saturday 9th Houses of Parliament Tour OR London ONLY special Fascinating day out as we travel to Westminster for a guided 75 minute tour which includes the Commons and Lords Chambers, the Queen's Robing Room, the Royal Gallery and Westminster Hall. The tour takes in some of the most important areas of the Palace in which Parliament meets, and explains what Parliament is and does, what it has meant to different people at different times, and how it came to be what it is today. Most of the buildings seen on the tour were built in the mid 19th Century following a devastating fire, but the route also incorporates some of the earlier buildings, such as Westminster Hall. Free time after to enjoy the area - other attractions close by include Westminster Abbey and the London Eye. Price includes tour. Adults/Over 60 £32.00, Child £22.00. Transport only - £15.00 Saturday 9th Shepton Mallet Antiques & Collector’s Fair, Somerset For one of a kind finds, look no further than the Shepton Mallet Antiques and Collector’s Fair. As the West Country’s premier antiques event, the fair is housed in four halls and over 40 shopping arcades at the Royal Bath & West Showground. It features up to 600 stands, with everything from paintings and antique furniture to vintage teddies and luxury leather luggage. The fair attracts many of London’s top dealers, many of whom will have their purchases back in their shops ready to sell the following day! Price includes entrance. Adults/Over 60 - £19.00 Child £12.50 Monday 11th Hampshire Scenic Tour with Roast Carvery Lunch The great thing about a coach tour is that the high vantage point allows you to see over hedgerows and see a completely different landscape. On this great value day out we enjoy the lovely countryside of the beautiful county of Hampshire with various stops during the day at some of the historic spots. At lunchtime we have arranged for a delicious country pub lunch. There is a choice of three meats all with Yorkshire Pudding, stuffing, freshly steamed seasonal vegetables and gravy. Pudding is available on the day for an additional cost. More exploring in the afternoon before we head home. Price includes carvery lunch. Adults/Over 60 £22.00, Child £18.00 Monday 11th London - Oxford Street - BARGAIN PRICE!! We drop near to Marble Arch allowing easy access to the world famous Oxford Street which has some of the flagship stores of the big brands. Closeby is Regent Street, home to more of the biggest high street brands plus iconic stores such as Hamleys. Limited spaces so book now! Adults/Over 60/Child £15.00 Tuesday 12th

London - Greenwich The Cutty Sark & National Maritime Museum Great value day out to the superb attractions of Greenwich in South East London. The recently reopened Cutty Sark has received rave reviews and we head here first with your entrance ticket included. Whilst in Greenwich, your time is your own so you may choose to visit the superb National Maritime Museum with fascinating displays and trophies from every continent or enjoy a riverside walk or shopping. The Royal Observatory is also located within a reasonable distance and has extensive fascinating displays of everything related to time. The stunning Queen’s House has an impressive display of fine art. Entrance to the museums is free! Some exhibitions do have an extra charge. Adults - £32.50, Over 60 - £30.00, Under 16 - £15.00 © Hampshire Tourism


Wednesday 13th Ideal Home Show at Christmas The Ideal Home Show at Christmas is back and taking place from 13th - 17th November 2013 at Earls Court. The Ideal Home Show at Christmas is the ultimate shopping experience, where you can find everything on your Christmas list all under one roof. Plus enjoy festive entertainment, including the spectacular Christmas Ice Rink! With over 650 exhibitors across 7 sections including; Interiors & Home Accessories, Food & Drink, Home Improvements & Outdoor Living, Fashion & Beauty, Technology & Gadgets, Gifts and Decorations, this is the biggest home show at Christmas and one not to be missed! Price includes entrance. Adults/Over 60 £27.00, Under 16 £10.00 Wednesday 13th Bletchley Park - STATION X Fascinating day out as we travel to Buckinghamshire for a visit to the famous WWII code breaking centre. Seeing one of the Enigma Machines, including the rare 'Abwehr G312', is undoubtedly a highlight of a busy day out at Bletchley Park, but there is much more than machines in a visit to the historic site. Check out the tales of spies and strategic deception. There are plenty of different activities and exhibitions, from wartime toys to working computers, a wartime mini cinema to an outstanding Churchill collection. We shall have a 1 hour guided tour when we arrive at Bletchley. Price includes entrance. Adults/Over 60 £32.00, Child £16.00 Thursday 14th GW Designer Christmas Shopping Village - Swindon & Railway Museum Excellent day out for the serious shopper! Huge choice of shops to explore with bargain prices. Shops include Ben Sherman, Gap Outlet, Marks & Spencer Outlet, Lakeland, Lilley & Skinner, Waterford Wedgewood and many many more. As a group we will receive additional discounts in certain stores! On the same site is the excellent Steam Museum telling the story of the Great Western Railway. Extra charge for entrance to Museum. Adults/Over 60 £18.00, Child £13.00 Saturday 16th Living Crafts for Christmas at Blenheim Palace This exciting and hugely popular event takes place at the magnificent Blenheim Palace, just outside Oxford. Featuring around 120 talented, carefully chosen British craftsmen and women, the show has a wonderful array of traditional and contemporary crafts including jewellery, ceramics, fashions, toys, soaps, candles and painting. Christmas food and refreshments complete a fantastic day out. On the day upgrade to visit Blenheim Palace available! Price includes entrance to the show. Adult £25.50, Over 60 £24.50, Under 17 £15.00 Monday 18th Clark’s Village Christmas Shopping One of our most popular shopping destinations will be beautifully adorned with festive lights and decorations. Located in the town of Street in South-East Somerset, Clark's is established as one of the country's premier shopping centres with over 90 outlet shops offering up to 60% off rrp on a host of famous brands. Shops include Adidas, Body Shops depot, Marks & Spencer Outlet, Jaegar and many more. Adults/Over 60 - £17.50 Child £10.00 Tuesday 19th West Quay Christmas Shopping & Ikea - Southampton Enjoy a great day out Christmas Shopping at the excellent WestQuay shopping centre in the centre of Southampton. Choose from over 100 stores including John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Dorothy Perkins, Gap, Evans, Wallis, Next and many more. Or you can choose to visit the superb Ikea store. Get that Christmas Shopping started or finished! Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00 Wednesday 20th Oxford Christmas Shopping Come along and enjoy the superb shopping and lovely atmosphere of Oxford at Christmas. The beauty of the city's colleges have been a place of learning for over 800 years making the city a world class tourist destination. Very pedestrian friendly, Oxford is a bustling cosmopolitan town with a lovely riverside setting and a lively mix of restaurants, bars and superb shopping. The reopened Ashmolean Museum has been widely acclaimed as a huge success. Adults/Over 60 £18.00, Child £13.00 Wednesday 20th Brighton at Christmas One of our most popular destinations at any time of year. Brighton has a unique mix of elegant Regency architecture, museums, galleries, fabulous shopping with a long seafront promenade and an array of cafes. With ‘something for everyone’, you may want to visit the Prince Regents magnificent Royal Pavilion, get a birds eye view from the Brighton Wheel or enjoy an ice cream strolling along Palace Pier. Come along for a great day out! Adults/Over 60 - £18.00 Child £10.00 Wednesday 20th Worthing at Christmas Worthing has become a popular destination with our customers for a day out. Rich in history, the town grew to become a firm favourite with the royal, the rich and the fashionable. The town centre and promenade are on the level making it ideal to explore the shops and pavement cafes. Adults/Over 60 - £18.00 Child £10.00 Thursday 21st London Christmas Shopping - Oxford Street A trip to the Capital is always worthwhile at this time of year. We drop near to Marble Arch allowing easy access to the world famous Oxford Street which has some of the flagship stores of the big brands. Closeby is Regent Street, home to more of the biggest high street brands plus iconic stores such as Hamleys. Limited spaces so book now! Adults/Over 60/Child £17.00 Thursday 21st Gunwharf Quays Christmas Shopping Enjoy a superb day out Christmas Shopping to the excellent Gunwharf Quays shopping and leisure development on Portsmouth Harbour site of the impressive Spinnaker Tower. There are over 95 outlets and 30 cafes and restaurants to explore at this lovely location. The Historic Dockyard is just a short stroll away if you would like to see the New Mary Rose Museum, HMS Victory and much more. Adults/Over 60 £15.00, Child £7.50 Friday 22nd Waddesdon at Christmas (NT) Built in the late 19th century by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, this stately home near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, masquerades as a 16th century French Chateau. It was created by Rothschild to house his collection of 18th century French art and to entertain his fashionable friends. From mid November to December 23, one wing of the house is open to the public and is sumptuously decorated with themed holiday decorations arranged by Waddesdon's in-house design team. There are fantastic grounds to discover, a plant centre, aviary and restaurant. Price includes admission. Adults/Over 60 £32.00, Child £15.00. NT Member - £18.50 Friday 22nd New!! Whiteley Shopping Centre at Christmas Whiteley has been relaunched after a major transformation to update and modernise and proved to be very popular! Located between Portsmouth & Southampton the line up of shops is impressive - M&S, H&M, Bank, Moss, Clarks, JD Sports, Schuh, Boots, Body Shop and many more. Among the 56 stores in the centre is a mix of cafes and restaurants offering everything from on-the-move snacks to a more leisurely meal in Prezzo, Chimichanga, Dean's Diner or Harvester. Special Price - Adults/Over 60 £10.00, Child £5.00 Thursday 28th Salisbury Christmas Market A new destination for this year. Salisbury’s Christmas Market has not been going long but has already caused a stir, being rated by the Daily Telegraph in 2012 as one of the ‘Top 10 Christmas Markets in the UK’. It obviously has a beautiful and historic backdrop with the delightful city of Salisbury, why not take some time out of your day to visit the magnificent Cathedral. With beautifully decorated chalets, inspiring and desirable gifts and gourmet foods, a warm welcome from stall holders, a Father Christmas Grotto and traditional music by local choirs and schools to serenade you while you shop; it has all the ingredients for the perfect traditional Christmas. Adults/Over 60 £15.00, Child £5.00

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DECEMBER Sunday 1st Victorian Festival at Christmas - Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Taking place for the 14th year this superb festival will magically transport you in to a Dickensian-style bygone era of beautiful snowy streets with Victorian characters and toe-tapping entertainment in Fagin’s Tavern. Unearth unique gifts for loved ones at the Christmas shopping Fare markets and no Christmas would be complete without a visit to the traditional Father Christmas (dressed in green!). A great fun day out at the largest Christmas Markets on the South Coast and includes entrance to one attraction at the Historic Dockyard. Adults £27.50, Over 60 £26.00, Child £19.50 Tuesday 3rd Christmas Lunch Solent Cruise Come along and join us on our ever popular annual Christmas Lunch Cruise with Blue Funnel Cruises. After a welcome drink on arrival we have a 3 hour cruise around Southampton Harbour, during which we have a delicious 3 course Christmas dinner with crackers and mince pies! This is a highly recommended day out. Great fun with the informative commentary from the Captain as we pass the ships moored in the harbour and impressive food. Please book early. Price includes Boat fare and meal. Adults/Over 60 - £41.00 Child £22.00 Tuesday 3rd London Christmas Shopping - Oxford Street A trip to the Capital is always worthwhile at this time of year. We drop near to Marble Arch allowing easy access to the world famous Oxford Street which has some of the flagship stores of the big brands. Closeby is Regent Street, home to more of the biggest high street brands plus iconic stores such as Hamleys. Limited spaces so book now! Adults/Over 60/Child £17.00 Wednesday 4th Bath Christmas Markets For 18 days, the quaint streets and square between the stunning Bath Abbey and the internationally renowned Roman Baths, are transformed into a Christmas shopper's haven - the Bath Christmas Market. In the heart of Bath's main shopping district, more than 130 traditional wooden chalets adorn the streets; each one offering unique, handmade and unusual gifts, decorations and food items - everything you will need for the perfect Christmas celebration. With the market as the highlight, the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath is fast becoming known as ‘the Christmas City’. Adults/Over 60 £18.00, Child £10.00 Thursday 5th Clark’s Village Christmas Shopping One of our most popular shopping destinations will be beautifully adorned with festive lights and decorations. Located in the town of Street in South-East Somerset, Clark's is established as one of the country's premier shopping centres with over 90 outlet shops offering up to 60% off rrp on a host of famous brands. Shops include Adidas, Body Shops depot, Marks & Spencer Outlet, Jaegar and many more. Adults/Over 60 - £17.50 Child £10.00 Thursday 5th Otter Nurseries at Christmas We shall have an extended comfort stop for some free time in Dorchester before our lunchtime arrival at this superb family run Garden Centre, one of the best in the country which is transformed in to a Winter Wonderland at Christmas time. It’s a great place to get some fresh ideas so come along and get some special Christmas decorations, a festive plant or unusual gift. For many the freshly prepared food available in the restaurant - now bigger and better, is a highlight of the day. Adults/Over 60/Child £17.00 Friday 6th Gunwharf Quays & M & S Hedge End Xmas Shopping Enjoy a superb day out Christmas Shopping to the excellent Gunwharf Quays shopping and leisure development on Portsmouth Harbour site of the impressive Spinnaker Tower. There are over 95 outlets and 30 cafes and restaurants to explore at this lovely location. The Historic Dockyard is just a short stroll away if you would like to see HMS Victory and much more. Entrance fees apply. On our return we shall have a stop at the massive M & S Store at Hedge End. Adults/Over 60 - £15.00 Child £10.00 Saturday 7th Christmas at Longleat New for 2013. At Christmas time Longleat is transformed with magical decorations and wellknown pantomime characters. Your entrance ticket includes performances by the giant, 50ft Singing Christmas Tree, plus entry to the famous Safari Park and all the other great Adventure Park attractions. Why not also have a go at Ice Skating or treat your children to a trip on the Santa Train to meet Father Christmas himself! Pre-booking online is essential and additional charges apply. Please check with us for details. Arrival time 11.30am approx. departing 6.00pm. Adult/Over 60 £29.50, Under 15 £17.00 Sunday 8th Victorian Christmas at Osborne House Come along for a very special day out and experience the spirit of a traditional Victorian Christmas at Queens Victoria wonderful residence on the Isle of Wight. Delight in amazing side-shows, marvel at the Singing Chimney Sweeps, have a go at the traditional Victorian fairground stalls and meet Santa Claus and Queen Victoria herself. This event is extremely popular so please book early. Price includes ferry crossings and entrance. Adults £37.00, Over 60 £36.00, Under 16 £17.50 Monday 9th West Quay Christmas Shopping & Ikea - Southampton Enjoy a great day out Christmas Shopping at the excellent WestQuay shopping centre in the centre of Southampton. Choose from over 100 stores including John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Dorothy Perkins, Gap, Evans, Wallis, Next and many more. Or you can choose to visit the superb Ikea store. Get that Christmas Shopping started or finished! Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00 Tuesday 10th Winchester Christmas Markets Stunningly located against the backdrop of the magnificent Cathedral and centred around an outdoor ice rink these Christmas Markets have proved to be really popular. Inspired by the Continental Markets, 84 beautifully decorated wooden chalets offer unusual gifts and traditional foods to enjoy. This year also includes a ‘British Crafts Village’ where contemporary designers will be selling their goods. Adults/Over 60 £15.00, Child £10.00 Wednesday 11th Oxford Christmas Shopping Come along and enjoy the superb shopping and lovely atmosphere of Oxford at Christmas. The beauty of the city's colleges have been a place of learning for over 800 years making the city a world class tourist destination. Very pedestrian friendly, Oxford is a bustling cosmopolitan town with a lovely riverside setting and a lively mix of restaurants, bars and superb shopping. The newly reopened Ashmolean Museum has been widely acclaimed as a huge success. Adults/Over 60 £17.00, Child £10.00 Thursday 12th Windsor Christmas Shopping It's a lovely time of year to visit Windsor and there is some great shopping as well as festive attractions around the town. You may wish to visit the Castle which is located in the middle of the town or just enjoy a lovely lunch in one of the many cafes, restaurants or pubs and stroll among the fashionable shops. Great place to find that unusual gift in one of the independent shops. Adults/Over 60 - £16.00, Child £10.00 Thursday 12th Warner - Christmas Lunch & Pantomime Come along and join us for some festive fun at the superb Warner Hotel at Cricket St Thomas in Somerset. We arrive in this idyllic valley where they filmed ‘To the Manor Born’ and enjoy the surroundings before our 3 course Christmas Dinner in the restaurant followed be tea or coffee. 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Friday 13th Chichester Christmas Markets Chichester is one of the most historic towns in the south with an impressive Cathedral and city centre architecture. The busy city centre streets will be transformed into a fantastic Christmas shopping experience with over 50 festive stalls on display in the pedestrianised areas of North Street and East Street, with “The Cross” as the central point. Its a superb opportunity to find a wide range of carefully selected top quality crafts, unusual, individual and high quality gifts for all your friends and family. Come along for a great day out! Adults/Over 60 - £15.00, Child £10.00

Friday 13th Devon & Dorset Christmas Pub Lunch Come along for some festive fun as we enjoy the beautiful scenery of West Dorset and East Devon before stopping at the excellent Hare & Hounds Pub near Sidmouth. This traditional country pub has wooden beams and log fires with lovely views down to Sidmouth and the sea. We have included a delicious 2 course Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings including a delicious sweet. Afterwards we shall head in to Sidmouth with time to stroll along the seafront and explore the shops. Great day out. Adults/Over 60 £34.50 Child £15.00 Monday 16th New!! Whiteley Shopping Centre at Christmas Whiteley has been relaunched after a major transformation to update and modernise and proved to be very popular! Located between Portsmouth & Southampton the line up of shops is impressive - M&S, H&M, Bank, Moss, Clarks, JD Sports, Schuh, Boots, Body Shop and many more. Among the 56 stores in the centre is a mix of cafes and restaurants offering everything from on-the-move snacks to a more leisurely meal in Prezzo, Chimichanga, Dean's Diner or Harvester. Special Price - Adults/Over 60 £10.00, Child £5.00 Tuesday 17th Salisbury Christmas Market A new destination for this year. Salisbury’s Christmas Market has not been going long but has already caused a stir, being rated by the Daily Telegraph in 2012 as one of the ‘Top 10 Christmas Markets in the UK’. It obviously has a beautiful and historic backdrop with the delightful city of Salisbury, why not take some time out of your day to visit the magnificent Cathedral. With beautifully decorated chalets, inspiring and desirable gifts and gourmet foods, a warm welcome from stall holders, a Father Christmas Grotto and traditional music by local choirs and schools to serenade you while you shop; it has all the ingredients for the perfect traditional Christmas. Adults/Over 60 £15.00, Child £5.00

JANUARY 2014 SUPER SAVER SPECIALS We have some amazing value day excursions for the early part of the year. Places are strictly limited so please book early to avoid missing out. All Super Savers are sold on a non-refund/non-transfer basis should you need to cancel. Monday 6th WestQuay Shopping or Ikea - Southampton **SUPER SAVER** Great value day out to the excellent WestQuay shopping centre in the centre of Southampton. Choose from over 100 stores including John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Dorothy Perkins, Gap, Evans, Wallis, Next PLUS the superb Ikea store is close by. Adults/Over 60/Child £7.00 Thursday 9th Gunwharf Quays & M&S Hedge End **SUPER SAVER** Lovely day out at this excellent shopping and leisure development on Portsmouth Harbour site of the impressive Spinnaker Tower. There are over 95 outlets and 30 cafes and restaurants to explore at this lovely location. On our return we shall have a stop at the massive M & S Store at Hedge End. Adults/Over 60/Child £8.00 Friday 10th City of Bath **SUPER SAVER** The ancient city of Bath is justifiably a World Heritage Site with some of the finest architectural sights in Europe including the synonymous Royal Crescent and the Roman Baths. The city has a cosmopolitan and exciting atmosphere with some excellent shops in the compact and accessible city centre. Adults/Over 60/Child £8.00 Monday 13th Clark’s Village **SUPER SAVER** One of our most popular shopping destinations. Located in the town of Street in South-East Somerset, Clark's is established as one of the country's premier shopping centres with over 90 outlet shops offering up to 60% off rrp on a host of famous brands. Shops include Adidas, Body Shops depot, Marks & Spencer Outlet, Jaegar and many more. Adults/Over 60/Child £8.00 Tuesday 14th London - Shopping & Museums **SUPER SAVER** Amazing value day excursion to the Capital. We drop at Knightsbridge near the world famous Harrods and Harvey Nichols department stores. Also in the area are the amazing Natural History Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum which have free entrance. A great day out. Book now! Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00 Wednesday 15th Oxford – City of Spires **SUPER SAVER** The beauty of the city's colleges have been a place of learning for over 800 years making the city a world class tourist destination. Very pedestrian friendly, Oxford is a bustling cosmopolitan town with a lovely riverside setting and a lively mix of restaurants, bars, superb shopping and the newly reopened Ashmolean Museum. Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00 Thursday 16th Bristol **SUPER SAVER** Bristol has been rejuvenated and its wealth of industrial and maritime history make the city a huge draw for the visitor. Attractions around the city include Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge, the SS Great Britain, Bristol Zoo Gardens and the superb Cabot Circus shopping centre. Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00 Friday 17th Festival Place - Basingstoke **SUPER SAVER** Shoppers paradise. Hampshire’s regional shopping destination located in the heart of Basingstoke. Home to over 165 retailers, 30 restaurants, bars and cafes and boasting an impressive fashion line up including Debenhams, BHS, GAP, Principles, Oasis, Austin Reed, H & M, M&S and much more. Adults/Over 60/Child £7.00 Monday 20th Whiteley Shopping Centre **SUPER SAVER** Whiteley has been relaunched at the end of May 2013 after a major transformation to update and modernise. Located between Portsmouth & Southampton the line up of shops is impressive - M&S, H&M, Bank, Moss, Clarks, JD Sports, Schuh, Boots, Body Shop and many more. Among the 56 stores in the centre is a mix of cafes and restaurants offering everything from on-the-move snacks to a more leisurely meal in Prezzo, Chimichanga, Dean's Diner or Harvester. Adults/Over 60/Child £7.00 Tuesday 21st Winchester **SUPER SAVER** Often ignored (or driven past!) Winchester has much to offer the visitor. Discover England's ancient Capital and former seat of King Alfred the Great. The city is packed with historic buildings and museums including the 11th Century Cathedral combined with tranquil green spaces and an array of interesting independent shops. Adults/Over 60/Child £7.00 © VisitEngland/Destination Bristol


Wednesday 22nd GW Designer Shopping - Swindon or Train Museum **SUPER SAVER** Excellent day out for the serious shopper! Huge choice of shops to explore with bargain prices. Shops include Ben Sherman, Gap Outlet, Marks & Spencer Outlet, Lakeland, Lilley & Skinner, Waterford Wedgewood and many many more. As a group we will receive additional discounts in certain stores! On the same site is the excellent Steam Museum telling the story of the Great Western Railway. Extra charge for entrance to Museum. A great day out. Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00 Wednesday 22nd Dorchester Market **SUPER SAVER** Lovely day out as we visit our historic county town in the heart of 'Hardy's country and boasting elegant 18th century houses, interesting museums, good shopping and a great Market on Wednesdays. Adults/Over 60/Child £7.00 Thursday 23rd Robin Cousins’ Ice at The Brighton Centre Brighton local, Robin Cousins is bringing together world class skating talent and choreography with iconic set design and a soundtrack of popular music with a unique twist. Dynamic and atmospheric, Robin Cousins’ ICE will draw you into its unique world. One where world class skaters glide, soar, flip and fly to a dynamic musical score in a truly theatrical setting. The show does not carry a narrative and it doesn’t pigeon hole the music and songs into a story line. It allows the individual lyrics and melodies to speak for themselves alongside and within the choreography. Seats in the Gold section. 2.00pm show. Adults/Over 60 £43.00, Child £20.00 Thursday 23rd Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth **SUPER SAVER** Enjoy a great day out to the excellent Gunwharf Quays shopping and leisure development on Portsmouth Harbour and site of the impressive Spinnaker Tower. There are over 95 outlets and 30 cafes and restaurants to explore at this lovely location. Shops include Next clerance, Animal, Fred Perry, Barbour, Levis, Karen Millen and many more. Come along for a great day shopping in a lovely location. Boat trips also available from the marina. Adults/Over 60/Child £8.00 Tuesday 28th Salisbury Charter Market **SUPER SAVER** Historic Salisbury has a lovely town centre which comes alive on Tuesdays when the famous Charter Market takes place. Colourful and bustling, the market offers an amazing array of goods including farmers produce, clothes, shoes, jewellery, kitchenware, even carpet!! Around the market you will find many cafes to enjoy a well earned coffee. Adults/Over 60/Child £8.00 Wednesday 29th City of Bath **SUPER SAVER** The ancient city of Bath is justifiably a World Heritage Site with some of the finest architectural sights in Europe including the synonymous Royal Crescent and the Roman Baths. The city has a cosmopolitan and exciting atmosphere with some excellent shops in the compact and accessible city centre. Adults/Over 60/Child £8.00 Wednesday 29th Robin Cousins’ Ice at The Brighton Centre Brighton local, Robin Cousins is bringing together world class skating talent and choreography with iconic set design and a soundtrack of popular music with a unique twist. Dynamic and atmospheric, Robin Cousins’ ICE will draw you into its unique world. One where world class skaters glide, soar, flip and fly to a dynamic musical score in a truly theatrical setting. The show does not carry a narrative and it doesn’t pigeon hole the music and songs into a story line. It allows the individual lyrics and melodies to speak for themselves alongside and within the choreography. Seats in the Gold section. 2.00pm show. Adults/Over 60 £43.00, Child £20.00 Thursday 30th London - Shopping & Museums **SUPER SAVER** Amazing value day excursion to the Capital. We drop at Knightsbridge near the world famous Harrods and Harvey Nichols department stores. Also in the area are the amazing Natural History Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum which have free entrance. A great day out. Book now! Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00

FEBRUARY 2014 Saturday 1st Houses of Parliament Tour Fascinating day out as we travel to Westminster for a guided 75 minute tour which includes the Commons and Lords Chambers, the Queen's Robing Room, the Royal Gallery and Westminster Hall. The tour takes in some of the most important areas of the Palace in which Parliament meets, and explains what Parliament is and does, what it has meant to different people at different times, and how it came to be what it is today. Most of the buildings seen on the tour were built in the mid 19th Century following a devastating fire, but the route also incorporates some of the earlier buildings, such as Westminster Hall. Free time after to enjoy the area - other attractions close by include Westminster Abbey and the London Eye. Price includes tour. Adults/Over 60 £32.00, Child £22.00 Tuesday 4th Kingston upon Thames **SUPER SAVER** Kingston upon Thames is an historic market town with attractions old and new. Visitors have long favoured Kingston for its attractive riverside location, proximity to beautiful Royal parks and its excellent shopping. The town was first recorded in an Anglo Saxon Charter in 838 and then in 946, when it became the venue of a number of councils and coronations, cited by King Egbert as 'the Royal town where kings were hallowed'. A great day out and a superb shopping experience. Adults/Over 60/Child £9.00 Wednesday 5th New BBC Broadcasting House Tour Here is your chance to take a look behind the scenes of the BBC with a 1½ guided tour of the new £1bn BBC HQ on Upper Regent Street in the centre of London. On the tour, some of the things you're likely to experience include a camera's eye view via a big screen into some of the studios broadcasting to the nation such as the Six O'Clock News and Radio 1, as well as hearing about the rich history of the building and the BBC. You'll look down on the new state of the art newsroom and there will be the opportunity to have a go at reading the news and weather yourself on an interactive news set! On some but not all tours, you may get the chance to peek into the newly restored Radio Theatre (production schedules permitting) where Radio 2 concerts and popular radio comedy shows such as Just a Minute, the News Quiz and The Now Show have recently been recorded. Free time afterwards before returning home. Price includes tour. Adults £31.50, Over 60 £29.00, 9-16 years £15.00 Wednesday 5th WestQuay Shopping or Ikea - Southampton **SUPER SAVER** Great value day out to the excellent WestQuay shopping centre in the centre of Southampton. Choose from over 100 stores including John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Dorothy Perkins, Gap, Evans, Wallis, Next PLUS the superb Ikea store is close by. Adults/Over 60/Child £7.00 Thursday 6th Cheltenham **SUPER SAVER** Cheltenham is a beautiful spa town located on the edge of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire. The town is renowned for it's grand Regency town houses characterised by intricate ironwork balconies and painted stucco facades which line the historic Promenade, squares and terraces. With its award-winning gardens, impressive range of stylish shops and restaurants Cheltenham is a great place to explore and is a superb day out. Adults/Over 60/Child £12.00

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Sunday 9th Bicester Village Chic Shopping **SUPER SAVER** According to a recent survey this designer discount outlet shopping centre near Oxford has the highest sales per square foot of any in the world! Kate Moss, Claudia Schiffer, Victoria Beckham and Jude Law have all been spotted at Bicester. Enjoy exceptional savings of up to 60% off RRP at 130 top-name boutiques including Armani, Burberry, Clark's Shoes, DKNY, Diesel, Fred Perry, Jimmy Choo, French Connection, Hugo Boss, Timberland, Versace, Le Crueset, Bose and Waterford Wedgewood. Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00 Monday 10th Brighton **SUPER SAVER** A very popular destination for a great day excursion. Brighton has a unique mix of elegant Regency architecture, museums, galleries, fabulous shopping with a long seafront promenade and an array of cafes. Whether you want to visit the Royal Pavilion or spend time on Palace Pier, Brighton has so much to offer the visitor. Adults/Over 60/Child £11.00 Monday 10th Worthing **SUPER SAVER** Worthing has become a popular destination with our customers for a day out. Rich in history, the town grew to become a firm favourite with the royal, the rich and the fashionable. The town centre and promenade are on the level making it ideal to explore the shops and pavement cafes. Adults/Over 60/Child £11.00 Wednesday 12th Bristol **SUPER SAVER** Bristol has been rejuvenated and its wealth of industrial and maritime history make the city a huge draw for the visitor. Attractions around the city include Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge, the SS Great Britain, Bristol Zoo Gardens and the superb Cabot Circus shopping centre. Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00

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Friday 14th Windsor **SUPER SAVER** There is a lovely sense of history in Windsor with the Castle dominating the town and many other historical building around the town. Beautifully positioned on the River Thames, you may like to take a River Trip, stroll among the fashionable shops or enjoy a long lunch in the huge variety of cafes and restaurants. Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00

Wednesday 19th City of Wells **SUPER SAVER** Wells is one of Britain’s secret gems and a fabulous destination for a day out; proof that the country still has much to admire! Sheltered beneath the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills, it combines a wealth of historic interest and beautiful architecture. Wells qualifies as England's smallest, and Somerset's only city because of its amazing 12th century Cathedral. The wells, which gave the city its name, are located within the grounds of the Bishop's Palace, which is still the residence of the Bishop of Bath and Wells. Also of interest are Vicars' Close, claimed to be the oldest complete medieval street in Europe, and the historic market place. Come and have a look - lovely day. Adults/Over 60/Child £9.00 Wednesday 19th London - Shopping & Museums **SUPER SAVER** Amazing value day excursion to the Capital. We drop at Knightsbridge near the world famous Harrods and Harvey Nichols department stores. Also in the area are the amazing Natural History Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum which have free entrance. A great day out. Book now! Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00 Sunday 23rd Blackbushe Sunday Market **SUPER SAVER** Visit Europe's largest outdoor Sunday Market held every Sunday at Blackbushe near Fleet in Hampshire. Over 1000 stalls, yes 1000 stalls (!) offer a wonderful array of goods from fruit & veg to sofas and virtually everything in between. Excellent fun day out. Adults/Over 60/Child £9.00 Monday 24th Sidmouth **SUPER SAVER** Situated on the Jurassic Coast of Devon, Sidmouth has a unique charm and an atmosphere of years gone by. Very popular with our customers the town has beautiful gardens, leisurely walks and a delightful Esplanade with views along the stunning coastline. The regency heritage around the town includes an array of friendly independent shops. Adults/Over 60/Child £12.00 Tuesday 25th Clark’s Village **SUPER SAVER** One of our most popular shopping destinations. Located in the town of Street in South-East Somerset, Clark's is established as one of the country's premier shopping centres with over 90 outlet shops offering up to 60% off rrp on a host of famous brands. Shops include Adidas, Body Shops depot, Marks & Spencer Outlet, Jaegar and many more. Adults/Over 60/Child £8.00 Wednesday 26th Dorchester Market & Weymouth **SUPER SAVER** Lovely day out as we visit our historic county town in the heart of 'Hardy's country and boasting elegant 18th century houses, interesting museums, good shopping and a great Market on Wednesdays. Afterwards we travel to Weymouth with time in this traditional seaside resort now rejuvenated after the 2012 Olympics. Adults/Over 60/Child £8.00 Thursday 27th Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth **SUPER SAVER** Enjoy a great day out to the excellent Gunwharf Quays shopping and leisure development on Portsmouth Harbour and site of the impressive Spinnaker Tower. There are over 95 outlets and 30 cafes and restaurants to explore at this lovely location. Shops include Next clerance, Animal, Fred Perry, Barbour, Levis, Karen Millen and many more. Come along for a great day shopping in a lovely location. Boat trips also available from the marina. Adults/Over 60/Child £8.00 Thursday 27th Oxford – City of Spires **SUPER SAVER** The beauty of the city's colleges have been a place of learning for over 800 years making the city a world class tourist destination. Very pedestrian friendly, Oxford is a bustling cosmopolitan town with a lovely riverside setting and a lively mix of restaurants, bars, superb shopping and the newly reopened Ashmolean Museum. Adults/Over 60/Child £10.00 Thursday 27th Whiteley Shopping Centre **SUPER SAVER** Whiteley has been relaunched at the end of May 2013 after a major transformation to update and modernise. Located between Portsmouth & Southampton the line up of shops is impressive - M&S, H&M, Bank, Moss, Clarks, JD Sports, Schuh, Boots, Body Shop and many more. Among the 56 stores in the centre is a mix of cafes and restaurants offering everything from on-the-move snacks to a more leisurely meal in Prezzo, Chimichanga, Dean's Diner or Harvester. Adults/Over 60/Child £7.00 Friday 28th City of Bath **SUPER SAVER** The ancient city of Bath is justifiably a World Heritage Site with some of the finest architectural sights in Europe including the synonymous Royal Crescent and the Roman Baths. The city has a cosmopolitan and exciting atmosphere with some excellent shops in the compact and accessible city centre. Adults/Over 60/Child £8.00 Friday 28th Scenic Tour with Roast Carvery Lunch The great thing about a coach tour is that the high vantage point allows you to see over hedgerows and see a completely different landscape. On this great value day out we enjoy our lovely regional countryside, stopping at lunchtime for a delicious country pub Roast Carvery lunch. More exploring in the afternoon as we head home. Price includes carvery. Adults/Over 60 £21.50, Child £10.00

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BENIDORM - Spain’s Costa Blanca NOW ONLY

£650 per person

Sun 9th Feb 2014 17 Day Holiday

We have been taking groups to Benidorm for many years and like to think that we have the balance right offering fantastic value for money and a good standard of accommodation. Benidorm is one of the most popular resorts anywhere in Europe with so much to offer the visitor. There are two magnificent beaches and level promenades to stroll along. Blessed by the lovely Mediterranean climate, people from all over Europe flock to the Costa Blanca out of season to enjoy the warmer climate. Our tours to Benidorm have 2 overnight stops on route - one in France and one in Spain. During the journey you can sit back, relax and enjoy the changing scenery in comfort. We have regular comfort stops during the journey and a main stop for lunch DAY 1

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EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT HELD!! SAVE £25 off ORIGINAL PRICE

PAIGNTON - Queens Hotel Famous for its long sandy beaches, level promenade and colourful pier, Paignton lies on England’s beautiful English Riviera on Devon’s southern coast. The town was a favourite retreat for the Victorians and has some lovely gardens and an abundance of cafes and excellent shops. The seafront is the highlight of the town with fantastic views along this wonderful stretch of coastline. Our hotel is located near the seafront and we have included excursions to discover the region which will be arranged by your driver. Unbelievable value holiday Good Hotel - lovely area.

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WARNER - Sinah Warren Hotel An excellent value holiday to this popular hotel complex beautifully located overlooking Langstone Harbour on Hayling Island in Hampshire. There is so much to enjoy at the hotel. Outside there are lovely walks along the beach and facilities around the complex include Bowls, Archery, Croquet and more. In the hotel there is the usual high standard of leisure attractions including heated swimming pool and Spa, Sauna & Steam room, health & beauty therapies, snooker.... In the evening, after your delicious evening meal, there will be live entertainment in the Pavillion Cabaret Room.

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Price per person - £650 Single Supplement - £150 Holiday Includes 12 Nights Full Board in resort 2 Nights Dinner Bed & Breakfast 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast Excursions as described Executive Coach Travel Home Collection Service

4* Princesa Hotel Located in an excellent position, adjacent to the old town and only 400 metres from the long, sandy Levante beach. Within a few minutes there is a choice of bars, restaurants and shops. The hotel offers a superb selection of food during our stay with an extensive buffet to enjoy. All rooms have ensuite bathrooms with air conditioning/heating, telephone, satellite TV, minibar, hairdryer and balcony. (No balcony on single occupancy rooms) There are superb leisure facilities with indoor and outdoor pools, terrace and there will also be entertainment every night!

5 Days - £155 Thu 2nd Jan 2014 Price per person - £155 Single Supplement - £nil Holiday Includes 4 Nights Dinner Bed & Breakfast Excursions as described Executive Coach Travel

3* Queens Hotel We are delighted to be staying at The Queens Hotel. Situated on the level, only 200m between the seafront and town centre , The Queens offers excellent accommodation. Leisure facilities at the hotel include an indoor swimming pool, games room, lounges, a dance floor and a bar. 5 course evening meal. The comfortable ensuite bedrooms have Colour TV, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. Passenger lift.

4 Days - £179 Fri 3rd Jan 2014 Price per person - £179 Single Supplement - £nil Holiday Includes 3 Nights Dinner Bed & Breakfast Excursion as described Executive Coach Travel One of our most popular Warner Hotels with a fantastic location and splendid excursion destinations to explore. With so many activities to enjoy, the Lounge & Pavilion bars and Rose Room coffee shop, you are free to be as active as you wish during your holiday. Facilities include heated swimming pool, steam room & fitness centre, snooker, bowls and much more... Comfortably furnished en-suite bedrooms rooms have colour TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. PLEASE NOTE - SINGLES WILL BE ALLOCATED CHALET STYLE ROOMS.


LONDON CITY BREAK

3 Days - £145

Fantastic value city break staying at the superb Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel in the Docklands! So much to explore around the city with world famous landmarks and buildings. Many of the top museums such as The British Museum, Natural History Museum and Science Museum now have free entrance so a day out exploring does not have to cost the earth. So whether you want to take a flight on the London Eye, stroll around the parks, visit the museums, enjoy a night at the theatre or just shop - it’s a great value time to visit the Capital. It’s also a fantastic experience for the kids or grandchildren so treat someone special in your life to a weekend away!

Fri 17th Jan 2014 Price per person - £145 Single Supplement - £80 Holiday Includes 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast Visit to Windsor Executive Coach Travel

DAY 1 : Leaving your local pick-up point in the morning (approx. 8.30am), we travel to London with a comfort stop on route. Arriving in London at around 1.00pm with plenty of time to start exploring the city.

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DAY 2 : After your breakfast you are free to explore the huge range of attractions London has to offer. From shopping to museums, historic buildings to the London Eye, London offers something for all. In the evening you may like to enhance your break and take in a top class West End show. DAY 3 : We leave London at 10.00am and head to Windsor for a lunch stop in this historic town before continuing home. Arriving back in the local area late afternoon.

This superb hotel is located in the heart of Canary Wharf’s bustling café and shopping scene and has a footbridge linking the hotel to the tube giving convenient access to the transport network. The hotel has a stylish modern decor throughout including the Cinnamon Restaurant & Bar. Bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, Flat screen TV, telephone and coffee maker.

Torquay Winter Warmer

4 Days - £135

Come along and join our break to one of Britain’s favourite holiday destinations - on the English Riviera. Blessed with a balmy climate and famous for it's palm trees, it's easy to see why Torquay has attracted visitors since Victorian times. There is stunning scenery along the coast road and historic towns are dotted throughout the region. We are delighted to be staying at the 3* Headland Hotel which has been rated so highly on our holiday questionnaires.

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Departing your local pick-up point in the morning (approx. 9.30am), we travel to Torquay stopping for lunch in Bridport/West Bay before arriving at the hotel mid afternoon with time to relax in the hotel before dinner followed by entertainment. Today we have a free day in Torquay. We shall drop you down in to town in the morning and return later to collect. The centre of Torquay has some excellent shopping, cafes and restaurants with an attractive waterfront area. Today we have an excursion along the edge of Dartmoor to Plymouth. We will be joined by a local guide for a coach tour which will include Plymouth Hoe, Devonport Naval Dockyard, Brunel’s magnificent Royal Albert Bridge and the Barbican area before free time in the city centre. We head home with a lunch stop at Otter Nurseries. Arriving back in the local area around 4.00pm.

Holiday Includes 3 Nights Dinner Bed & Breakfast Excursion as described Executive Coach Travel

3* Headland Hotel Boasting splendid sea views from most of the bedrooms, the Headland Hotel stands in two acres of grounds overlooking Meadfoot Bay. The hotel has become a firm favourite with our customers. Facilities include a sauna, spacious lounges, bars and a lovely reception foyer area. Entertainment every night in the superb Hydro Suite Cabaret ballroom and an elegant restaurant with a choice of menu and Full English Breakfast. Lift.

8 Book online now at www.highcliffecoachholidays.co.uk NORTH DEVON WINTER WARMER Unbelievable value 4 day winter break to the lovely town of Bideford set in the beautifully dramatic scenery of North Devon. Nestling alongside the River Torridge, the ancient market town and port of Bideford is a delightful setting for a break away. Our hotel, The Durrant House, is located on the outskirts of the town overlooking the beautiful Torridge Estuary and offers comfortable accommodation. Book early to avoid disappointment - we even include excursions!

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3* Durrant House Hotel

£115 per person

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We are delighted to be staying at this 3* rated hotel situated on the outskirts of Bideford with beautiful views over the Torridge Valley and offers outstanding value for money. The comfortable bedrooms have en suite bathrooms and facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, clock radio, hair dryer, colour TV and iron. The hotel offers excellent facilities with a comfortable lounge and bar. In the elegant Olive Restaurant you will be served a 3 course evening meal. Passenger lift to all floors.

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DAY 1 : Departing your local pick-up point in the morning (approx. 9.00am), we travel to Bideford with comfort stop on route and a lunch stop. Continuing on to arrive at our hotel mid/late afternoon. DAY 2 : Today we have an excursion to historic Barnstaple with a chance to explore the famous Pannier Market where there is an excellent Farmers Market and have lunch before returning for time in Bideford to see the shops and enjoy the river front. For the more energetic, the beautiful Tarka Trail starts from the town and follows the river. DAY 3 : Today we have a mystery excursion. Where will it be? DAY 4 : Sadly, in the morning we leave Bideford and head home. We have an extended lunch stop at the excellent Clark’s Village before arriving back in the local area late afternoon.

Fri 24th Jan 2014 4 Day Holiday

Price per person - £115 Single Supplement - £nil Holiday Includes 3 Nights Dinner Bed & Breakfast Excursions as described Executive Coach Travel


Theatre Trips All prices include transport

Wed 13th November 2013

Scrooge - The Musical TOMMY STEELE's return to the London Palladium in SCROOGE sent him into the record books in 2005 as the star to have headlined the most performances at London's most famous theatre. Tommy's legendary career includes over twenty hit singles, Hollywood movie hits such as The Happiest Millionaire and Finian's Rainbow, and countless award winning stage musicals such as Half a Sixpence, Hans Andersen, and Singing in the Rain. The ideal winter treat, SCROOGE is a heart-warming family story with stunning sets and costumes, specially created illusions by magician Paul Kieve (acclaimed for the magic effects in the Harry Potter films) and a fantastic musical score which features the Oscar nominated hit Thank You Very Much. Don't miss Ebenezer, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future and a whole host of Dickensian characters in the award winning, international smash hit musical SCROOGE! Seats in the stalls - 2.00pm show.

Adults/Over 60 - Only £32.50 Fri 3rd January 2014

Robinson Crusoe & The Caribbean Pirates! Brian Conley will lead the cast in the swashbuckling pantomime adventure Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates alongside Television and stage star Lesley Joseph as Enchantress of the Ocean. Brian has established himself as one of the most outstanding pantomime performers receiving much critical acclaim – The Independent gave Brian a Four-Star review for his performance at the Birmingham Hippodrome pantomime - as well as stating – “Conley is not only a personality powerhouse on stage, he’s a brilliant physical comedian.” Lesley has starred in numerous plays and musicals, in the West End and on tour, including Calendar Girls, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Annie, as well as countless television and radio programmes. From the same company that brought you the hugely popular Jack and the Beanstalk, this year’s action-packed show promises another must-see Mayflower panto. Featuring fabulous sets, outrageous costumes and stunning special effects… along with a few surprises to shiver your timbers! Will Blackheart the Pirate manage to steal the treasure map from our hero Robinson Crusoe? Will Robinson Crusoe manage to defeat the mighty sea monster? Splice the mainbrace, pull up the anchor, and don’t get cast adrift. Book now for this swashbuckling pantomime adventure! Seats in the stalls - 2.00pm show.

Adults/Over 60 - Only £32.50

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Highcliffe Coach Holidays 2013 Day Excursion 3rd edition