Excursions

Grand Tour of India

Grand Tour of India

06/11/2019 - 24/11/2019

Come with us and enjoy a fabulous escorted adventure to India where you’ll discover one of the world’s most captivating countries. A place which has to be seen to be believed, India is a land of chaos and colour, history and charm, impressive sights and unforgettable scenery.
This is an all-out exploration of India, from the Golden Triangle in the north – that’s Agra for the Taj Mahal, Old and New Delhi and the pink city of Jaipur – as well as to Ranthambore National Park for tiger safaris. We travel on to Kerala’s peaceful backwaters in the south and through the coffee-growing regions and some amazing scenery. . You’ll stay in beautiful 4* or 5* hotels and finally end up on the coast in Kovalam for some relaxation on the beach.

Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Thursford Christmas Spectacular

05/12/2019 - 06/12/2019

Join us to enjoy Britain’s biggest and most exciting Christmas Show. At Thursford you can experience the popular blend of Christmas entertainment with dazzling dancers, beautiful costumes, songs and carols. The cast of 130 professional West End performers create an amazing performance. The pageant of spectacle and colour features seamless musical transitions, from up-beat dance routines to choral renditions of Christmas carols. There’ll be an overnight stay at Dunston Hall – a grand Elizabethan-style mansion.

Christmas Dinner at The Old Swan, Astwood

Christmas Dinner at The Old Swan, Astwood

10/12/2019

Come and celebrate Christmas 2019 with us in this beautiful 17th century coaching inn, with a warming log fire and festive menu. This historic freehouse is full of rustic beams and character and Phil and Clare Hale offer simple fresh food using local produce wherever possible. A glass of bubbly will be served on arrival.

Christmas Concert at The Royal Albert Hall + Brunch at Christopher's Grill

Christmas Concert at The Royal Albert Hall + Brunch at Christopher's Grill

21/12/2019

** Tickets for this event are all sold, but we do get cancellations close to Christmas, so please let us know if you’d like to join our waiting list. ** Something to get you really into the Christmas spirit. Once again we have booked Grand Tier box seats at the Royal Albert Hall for the 7.30pm performance of a wonderful festive concert. We’ve reserved the private party room at Christopher’s Grill for a meal with bubbly and wine beforehand. There’ll be time to enjoy the Christmas entertainment in Covent Garden before the concert and we shall see the Christmas lights in the West End before we leave for home.

The Prince of Egypt + Dinner

The Prince of Egypt + Dinner

27/02/2020

Experience the epic emotion and soaring music of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the extraordinary new musical from three-time Academy Award®-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell).
We have excellent seats in the stalls and you can enjoy a three course meal with us too.

Wicked + Dinner

Wicked + Dinner

25/03/2020

Discover the untold story of the witches of Oz with WICKED the musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre…
WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation, is already the 9th longest running musical in London theatre history. We have tickets in the stalls of this lovely theatre to see this show packed with wit, storming songs and beautiful costumes.
We have also booked a three course carvery dinner + tea or coffee in The President Hotel, Bloomsbury after the performance.

Highlights of Norfolk

Highlights of Norfolk

13/05/2020 - 15/05/2020

Join us for a Norfolk treat. We’re including Houghton Hall and Gardens, Holkham Hall with their Field to Fork Experience, Wells Next the Sea and a Deer Safari @ Snettisham Park. Two nights B&B in the comfortable Best Western Knights Hill Hotel, near Kings Lynn. Two dinners and a light lunch are also included.

Cotswolds Jewels

Cotswolds Jewels

27/05/2020

Today, in the company of a top notch Blue Badge Guide, we explore beautiful landscapes. We start our day in Moreton-in-Marsh and via some beautiful countryside exploring Stow-in-the-Wold and Broadway, we finish with a visit to an Indian Palace on a Cotswold Hill. Morning coffee and lunch will be included.

Cruise - Capital Cities of The Baltic

Cruise - Capital Cities of The Baltic

01/06/2020 - 14/06/2020

We’ll be visiting five diverse cities in five different countries aboard Braemar, including three magnificent Baltic capitals, you’ll experience cultural discovery at its finest on this enriching 13-night adventure. You can delight in Copenhagen’s palaces, monuments and beautiful waterfront; indulge in an authentic Finnish sauna experience in Helsinki; and delve into Tallinn’s fairytale-esque Old Town. Elsewhere, savour world-famous sights and an unforgettable night at the Russian ballet in St Petersburg; and in Germany, visit charming Travemünde before sailing the size-restricted Kiel Canal.

Voulez-Vous

Voulez-Vous

30/07/2020

Join us for a really wonderful feel-good afternoon of entertainment in the UK’s only ABBA musical lunch tribute show. West End singers will be reviving all ABBA ‘s chart-topping hits including Mamma Mia, Voulez Vous, Fernando, I Have a Dream, Gimme Gimme Gimme, Super Trouper and many more. Dig out those platforms and you’ll be partying, singing along and having the time of your life – all whilst enjoying a delicious two-course lunch with coffee.

Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

12/08/2020

An entertaining antiques hunting game in the company of an antique expert from ITV’s David Dickinson’s Real Deal and Secret Dealers. Includes morning coffee and a very nice two-course lunch with coffee. This is a genuinely different opportunity and something to really engage and entertain you. Finders Keepers is an antique hunting game played in the company of TV antiques expert and talented live wire – Karen Dalmeny.

Newmarket - Gallops and Racing Yard Tour + Racing

Newmarket - Gallops and Racing Yard Tour + Racing

28/08/2020

Join us for a two hour tour, behind the scenes, of a working racing yard in Newmarket – the home of racing. We’ll also visit the gallops to see horses in training and later go to the Racecourse for an enjoyable afternoon of horseracing with Premier Admission tickets.

Imagna Valley

Imagna Valley

04/10/2020 - 10/10/2020

The Imagna Valley – a rural jewel set between the sparkling Lakes Como and Iseo, Italy’s Imagna Valley is a lush green oasis that remains relatively untouched by tourism. Enjoy a 7 day, 6 night half board holiday with us in a beautiful hotel with an amazing number of tours, a boat trip on Lake Como, food and wine tasting – even a cookery lesson. It’s the perfect place to relax and unwind whilst surrounded by magnificent vistas and evocative history. This holiday has been arranged with our award-winning friends at Success Tours who we know will look after us well.

Cruise - Classic Caribbean & Havana Highlights

Cruise - Classic Caribbean & Havana Highlights

07/01/2021 - 21/01/2021

An exotic journey of discovery blending immersive history, authentic cultures with blissful indulgence, this cruise takes in seven absorbing island destinations for stunning landscapes, captivating cities, remarkable ancient sites and much more. You’ll get to uncover Tortola’s swashbuckling pirate legends; explore Mayan ruins or snorkel coral reefs in Cozumel; and take a rare opportunity to learn of Guadaloupe’s fascinating slave history and colonial heritage. Time in Cuba is sure to be an undoubted highlight: you’ll stop overnight in Havana, an opportunity to explore historic districts, sample authentic Cuban rum, and even see the sights from an iconic classic car.