Excursions

Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Thursford Christmas Spectacular

09/12/2021 - 10/12/2021

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. We’ll be staying at Dunston Hall – a grand Elizabethan-style mansion and we shall be making a stop in Grantchester for a Christmas buffet lunch on our way home.

Christmas Lunch at The Birch Woburn (FULL)

Christmas Lunch at The Birch Woburn (FULL)

16/12/2021

Come and celebrate Christmas with us at The Birch in their beautifully decorated restaurant. Enjoy a welcoming glass of bubbly on arrival and sit down to enjoy three courses from their delicious festive menu made from fresh locally sourced ingredients.
Click on the title for more details and the menu.

Christmas Carols at the Royal Albert Hall + Lunch at Christopher's Grill  (FULL)

Christmas Carols at the Royal Albert Hall + Lunch at Christopher's Grill (FULL)

22/12/2021

Something to get you really into the Christmas spirit. Following the success of our previous concerts we have again booked Grand Tier box seats at the Royal Albert Hall for the 7.30pm performance of this wonderful festive concert. We’ve arranged a Christmas meal for you before the concert and, of course, there’ll be a surprise or two.

Amsterdam, Keukenhof and Floriade

Amsterdam, Keukenhof and Floriade

11/04/2022 - 15/04/2022

Overflowing with vibrancy and colour, Amsterdam is a treasure trove of quirky museums, vibrant cafés, vintage boutiques and wonderful galleries. The Dutch proudly lay claim to some of the most famous artists of all time, including Rembrandt and Van Gogh. Art isn’t just reserved for the galleries, though. There’s an artist’s touch everywhere you look in the Netherlands; nature shows off her splendour in the bulbfields of Keukenhof – this explosion of colour has to be seen to be believed! Only taking place every 10 years, 2022 is the year of Floriade, a stunning Horticultural Expo, where 40 countries will showcase their eclectic flowers, plants, vegetables and fruits.

FOCL Cruise - Baltic States with St. Petersburg

FOCL Cruise - Baltic States with St. Petersburg

13/09/2022 - 27/09/2022

Sailing on Fred Olsen’s Balmoral you can discover a collection of classic cities in the Baltic, including captivating capitals and the ‘jewel in the region’s crown’. You’ll also experience their beauty, diverse cultures and unique histories. An overnight stay in St. Petersburg is an outstanding highlight of this itinerary.
If you book this cruise before 30th June 2021 you will also receive either a £200 per person on board spend or a free drinks package.

Imagna Valley

Imagna Valley

03/10/2022 - 10/10/2022

NEW DATE CONFIRMED – 3rd – 9th October 2022
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.

FOCL Cruise - Islands of the Caribbean

FOCL Cruise - Islands of the Caribbean

19/01/2023 - 02/02/2023

Sailing on Fred Olsen’s Braemar this will be an island-hopping adventure in the Caribbean. It will be a perfect way to start the New Year, a chance to replace the usual winter gloom back home with the sunshine, scenery and carnival culture of this beautiful part of the world.