December Day Trips

Saturday 1st

Matlock Victorian Christmas Market

The Matlock Victorian Christmas Market is celebrating it’s 25th year this year! It takes place in Matlock’s Leys Park and the market holds around 200 stalls in two large marquees with a vast array of goodies on offer. We will call at Peak Village for morning coffee and mince pies and then continue on to Matlock where we spend the rest of the day exploring the Victorian Christmas Market. (Inc. coffee and mince pie)

Adult £23.50 | Senior £22.50 | Pick up Ref: B

Sunday 2nd

Kirby Lonsdale Christmas Fair

We will begin our day by calling for coffee at Barton Grange Garden Centre, en-route to the pretty village of Kirkby Lonsdale. Boasting a magical Christmas atmosphere, there will be lots going on including a Santa’s Parade and Christmas fair featuring a fantastic range of local producers, crafters, artists and gift companies. Get in to the festive spirit with a visit to this lovely little village.

Adult £23.00 | Senior £22.00 | Pick up Ref: EXP

Thursday 6th

Carsington & Christmas Carols

In the morning we call at Hassop Station Café and shop for morning coffee. We then continue on to Carsington Water, with its exhibition, visitors centre and shops. We have a three course Christmas lunch in the Mainsail restaurant followed later by mulled wine and mince pies and Carols performed by a fantastic local choir. (Inc. lunch and mulled wine)

Adult £40.50 | Senior £39.50 | Pick up Ref: D

Friday 7th

Festive Time at Bents Garden Centre & Speke Hall

Firstly to Bents Garden centre to browse all the Christmas Goodies and have morning coffee. We then continue onto Speke Hall at this festive time of year where you will be able to breathe in the smell of Christmas from the traditional handmade garlands hung through the hall, shop for Christmas presents and enjoy some delicious seasonal treats in the restaurant. (NT members free, non-members £10.90)

Adult £22.00 | Senior £21.00 | Pick up Ref: B

Sunday 9th

York for the Christmas Market

Enjoy a full day in York for the famous Christmas Fair, held on the cobbled streets of this beautiful city. The Fair includes market stalls, crafts, music and entertainment, and there is lots going on to keep you entertained and get you in the Christmas spirit. Alternatively, you could visit the Minister or one of the many museums.

Adult £26.00 | Senior £25.00 | Pick up Ref: EXP & CON

Tuesday 11th

Shugborough Hall all Dressed up for Christmas

We visit Shugborough Estate at this truly magical time showing off its seasonal best both inside and out. We have time to visit the Mansion adorned with festive decorations, perhaps take a stroll around the restored walled garden and the stunning parkland and visit the Victorian Servants’ quarters brought to life by costumed living history characters. Don’t forget treat yourself to some warming indulgences in the tea room and to visit the shop full of Christmas Goodies. We call for a quick coffee en-route to arrive at Shugborough just before lunch. The remainder of the day to explore. (NT Members Free non-members £12.00)

Adult £23.00 | Senior £22.00 | Pick up Ref: EXP & CON

Thursday 13th

‘Warner Winter Wonderland’

Join us for a wonderfully festive day out! Firstly we will call for coffee and a browse at all the Christmas goodies at Fryers Gardens Centre, then continue on to Alvaston Hall in time for a delicious Christmas lunch. The afternoon will be spent enjoying the fun entertainment, a festive treat not to be missed. (Inc. three course Carvery lunch and entertainment)

Adult £44.00 | Senior £43.00 | Pick up Ref: D

Friday 28th


Join us on our yearly trip to the pantomime. Further details to be confirmed nearer the time.

Adult TBC | Senior TBC | Pick up Ref: TBC

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