December Day Trips

Sunday 1st

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 £27.00 | Senior £26.00 | Pick up Ref: EXP

Thursday 5th

Blackburn Christmas Market & Cathedral for Christmas Carols

Our day trip today takes us to Blackburn for a spot of Christmas shopping and to enjoy some festive carols. In addition to the indoor market there will be the outdoor market with a Bavarian Village feel and authentic German chalets. Bustling with stalls selling novelty and craft items, there will also be a delicious selection of food and drinks to choose from. At lunchtime there will be a choir from one of the local schools performing in the Cathedral for thirty minutes. We head for home mid-afternoon stocked up with all our Christmas goodies.

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

Saturday 7th

Holker Hall Celebrates Christmas

Our first stop is Barton Grange Garden Centre for morning coffee and to browse all the fabulous Christmas decorations. We then continue our journey north to Holker Hall as it celebrates Christmas. The Grand Victorian Hall will have the fires lit, traditional music will be playing and the rooms will be adorned with baubles and decorations. Come and see the Hall beautifully decorated for the Festive Season. (Inc. entrance)

Adult £31.00 | Senior £30.00 | Pick up Ref: EXP

Sunday 8th

Pipes in the Peaks Christmas Spectacular

Firstly we head to the Bulls Head Hotel for a delicious two course seasonal lunch. We then continue to The Pipes in the Peaks to see and hear the marvellous Compton Organ. It has come a long way since it was originally built and installed in the Ex- Regal/ABC Derby Compton Cinema Organ, and it is now installed in the unique home of the Dovedale Garage, along with many other musical instruments. We spend the afternoon celebrating Christmas listening to all the seasonal favourites! Includes sherry and mince pies. (inc lunch and Pipe in the Peaks concert, sherry and mince pies)

Adult £48.00 | Senior £47.00 | Pick up Ref: Z

Thursday 12th

Hardwick Hall Dressed for Christmas

We call first at Peak Village for morning coffee and a little free time to browse the shops. Afterwards we make our way to the wonderful Hardwick Hall, an Elizabethan architectural masterpiece that will be dressed for Christmas with festive decorations throughout. (NT Members free, non-members £12.70 approx.)

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

Date TBC


Join us for a wonderfully festive day out! Firstly we will call for coffee and a browse of all the Christmas goodies at Fryers Gardens Centre. We will then continue on to Alvaston Hall in time for a delicious Christmas lunch and spend the afternoon enjoying all the fun entertainment on offer. (Inc. three course Carvery lunch and entertainment) If you would like to book the above day trip please ring to put your name on the list and we will ring you once Alvaston Hall have confirmed the dates.)

Price TBC

Friday 28th


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

Price TBC

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