October Day Trips

Tuesday 2nd

Melton Mowbray & the Famous Pies

We venture to Melton Mowbray for a visit to the famous pie shop. We call for coffee at Findern Garden centre en-route. Upon arrival there will be free time for lunch and to browse the market before our visit to the famous pie shop for a demonstration on how they make the tasty world-renowned pies, followed by a sample. We head for home mid-afternoon making a comfort stop en-route. (Inc. demonstration)

Adult £25.50 | Senior £24.50 | Pick up Ref: EXP & CON

Monday 8th

Blackpool For Fish & Chip Supper & Lights

Join us for a relaxing evening trip with no walking for a delicious fish and chip supper. Then sit back and enjoy the famous Blackpool lights and the journey home (Inc. Fish chips and peas, tea, bread and butter)

Adult £29.50 | Senior £28.50 | Pick up Ref: G

Tuesday 16th

Cadburys World Heritage Tour

Venturing south to Cadbury’s World join us for a trip down memory lane; our day combines an informative talk on the Bournville Village and the Cadbury family with a fully guided tour around Cadbury World. The fascinating tour of Bournville will be on board the coach with a member of the heritage team, and we will discover the Cadbury brothers’ vision of a ‘Factory in a Garden’. There is beautiful architecture, the unique village green and pretty tree-lined streets, then we have a guided tour of the Cadbury World exhibition, to view chocolate making and the manufacturing process. During our visit we have a light lunch of sandwiches, scones, tea/coffee and complete our day with a visit to the world’s biggest Cadbury Chocolate shop. (Inc. tour and light lunch)

Adult £39.50 | Senior £38.50 | Pick up Ref: EXP & CON

Friday 19th

Barton Grange Garden Centre with a Canal Cruise & Cream Tea

We travel to Barton Grange Garden Centre for a spot of shopping and lunch followed by a relaxing cruise on a luxury canal boat. Where you can sit back, relax and take in the delightful countryside at this colourful time of year and then indulge in a selection of sandwiches followed by a delicious cream scone served with tea or coffee. The boat sails to Garstang where the coach will be waiting to return you home. (Inc. cruise with cream tea)

Adult £34.00 | Senior £33.00 | Pick up Ref: B

Tuesday 23rd

On the trail of the Pendle Witches

Firstly, we travel to Pendle Mill shopping village for the morning and lunch, we then meet our guide for a tour of the Pendle Hills to hear all about the famous Pendle Witches. We complete our day with a visit to the Pendle Heritage Centre for tea and cake. (Inc. guided tour, tea and cake)

Adult £29.50 | Senior £28.50 | Pick up Ref: D

Thursday 25th

Ironbridge Gorge & Blists Hill Museum

Calling for a quick coffee stop en-route we aim to arrive at Ironbridge late morning to allow free time to visit the Museum of the Gorge and to admire the famous bridge. We then continue on to Blists Hill to discover more about Victorian life and to experience what life was like when Britain ruled the world. Meet some ‘real’ Victorians in their authentic shops and cottages, buy curious goods from a bygone era and watch tradespeople in action in their atmospheric workshops and factories. (Inc. entrance to Blists Hill Museum)

Adult £37.50 | Senior £36.50 | Child £26.50 | Pick up Ref: EXP & C

Monday 29th

Rail & Sail – An Autumnal Day in the Lakes

We call for coffee en-route to Haverthwaite Railway station where we board the steam train to Lakeside situated at the bottom of Lake Windemere. We then board one of the Lake Cruisers for a scenic sail up to Bowness where we spend the remainder of the day. (Inc. single train and boat trip)

Adult £35.00 | Senior £34.00 | Pick up Ref: D

Wednesday 31st

Autumn Colours of the Peak District with a Leisurely Lunch

We drive through the delightful Peak District stopping for coffee at one of the pretty villages and then onto The Duke of York, Pomeroy, where we enjoy a warming two course lunch. After lunch we continue our scenic run taking in the stunning autumn colours of the countryside at this beautiful time of year. (Inc. two course lunch & coffee)

Adult £33.00 | Senior £32.00 | Pick up Ref: B

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