December Day Trips

Saturday 2nd

Christmas Gift & Food Fair at the National Arboretum

Firstly we call for coffee at Findern Garden Centre en-route to Alrewas and the National Arboretum for their Christmas Gift and Food Fair. We spend the remainder of the day there, giving you time to explore the fair and get a little Christmas shopping done. You will also have time to stroll through the parkland to see the many moving memorials that honour those that have fallen in war. (Entrance is free but donations are greatly appreciated)

Adult £21.00 | Senior £20.00 | Pick up Ref: E

Sunday 3rd

York’s Christmas Market

A full day in York for the Christmas Fair, which is held on the cobbled streets of this beautiful city. The Fair includes market stalls, crafts, music and entertainment. There is lots going on to keep you entertained and get you in the Christmas spirit! Or alternatively you could visit the Minister or one of the many museums.

Adult £25.00 | Senior £24.00 | Pick up Ref: EXP & CON

Tuesday 5th

Bents Garden & Arley Hall Christmas Flower Extravaganza

We call for coffee and an early lunch at Bents Garden Centre, with lots of beautiful Christmas decorations, great gift ideas, a large gardening section and a choice of three cafés for lunch. In the afternoon we make our way to Arley Hall to see the Hall beautifully decorated with thousands of fresh flowers by local florists and floristry college students. (Inc. entrance to Hall)

Adult £25.00 | Senior £24.00 | Pick up Ref: B & W

Thursday 7th

Castleton Christmas Tree Festival & Chesterfield Christmas Shopping

We head straight to Chesterfield allowing time to browse the market, do a little Christmas shopping and have a leisurely lunch. We return home via the pretty village of Castleton to admire the Festive lights, where we complete the day with coffee and mince pies (Inc. Coffee/tea and mince pies).

Adult £21.50 | Senior £20.50 | Pick up Ref: B

Sunday 10th

Boundary Mill or Skipton Christmas Market

Firstly we call at Boundary Mill for all those fantastic bargains. You have the option to stay all day at Boundary Mill or ALTERNATIVELY after morning coffee rejoin the coach and continue on to Skipton for lunch and a browse around the Christmas market. The coach will then return to Boundary Mill giving the Skipton passengers an hour for afternoon tea before we continue home.

Adult £21.00 | Senior £20.00 | Pick up Ref: D

Thursday 14th

Hardwick Hall Dressed for Christmas

We call at Buxton Pavillion for morning coffee and a little free time to browse. Afterwards we make our way to Hardwick Hall; be amazed at this Elizabethan masterpiece dressed for Christmas! Hardwick captures the magic of Christmas with festive decorations throughout. (NT Members free, non-members £12.70 approx.)

Adult £21.00 | Senior £20.00 | Pick up Ref: B

Warner Winter Wonderland Christmas Cracker

Fancy joining us on a festive day out? We call for coffee and to browse at all the Christmas Goodies at Fryers Gardens Centre, we then continue on to Alvaston Hall to arrive in time for Christmas Lunch. We enjoy a Christmas Carvery before relaxing for the afternoon’s entertainment. A festive treat not to be missed! (Inc. three course Carvery lunch and entertainment – date and cost to be confirmed)


Thursday 28th

Peter Pan Panotmime at Llandudno or the day in Llandudno

We call for morning coffee en route to Llandudno. We have time for lunch before we take our seats for the matinee performance of Peter Pan. Let Peter and friends take you on a magical adventure to Neverland! With a sprinkling of fairy dust and the big bad Captain Hook you’re sure to have a great afternoon. After the performance we have time for a cup of tea before we head for home. ALTERNATIVELY spend the full day in Llandudno at your leisure and re-join us late afternoon for the journey home. (Cost to be confirmed)


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