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09:00 - 16:00

Sunday - closed

Day Trips

Anderton Boat Lift & River Cruise
Anderton Boat Lift & River Cruise £38
04 / Aug / 2017
Completed in 1875, the Victorian Anderton Boat Lift was designed to lift narrow boats between the Weaver River and the Trent & Mersey Canal. This ingenious device operated for over 100 years before being closed due to corrosion, but was restored and re-opened to boat traffic in 2002. We will be combining the Anderton Boat Lift with a forty minute round trip river cruise, followed by a Cream Tea in the glass fronted café with its awe inspiring view.

BBC Countryfile Live At Blenheim Palace
BBC Countryfile Live At Blenheim Palace £46
06 / Aug / 2017
BBC Countryfile Live returns to the beautiful grounds of Blenheim Palace, to once again showcase the best of Britain’s living countryside. As one of the biggest and most exciting new outdoor events of the year, it offers visitors a special day out that everyone can enjoy with Countryfile at its heart. • Fantastic live arena shows • Amazing animal & live stock displays • Food demonstrations • Wildlife zone • Woodland activities • Shopping: Hundreds of Food & Craft Producers And so much more yet to be announced. NB: Blenheim Palace, Park & Gardens is Extra Considered to be ‘The best day out in ages’

Chester Zoo or Chester Coach Only
Chester Zoo or Chester Coach Only £43
07 / Aug / 2017
As seen on TV, Britian’s most popular zoo is home to more than 20,000 animals and 500 species over 125 acres of award winning gardens. Islands at Chester Zoo recreates the tropical environments of six South East Asian Islands and showcases unique endangered species such as the Sumatran tigers and orang-utans. The Monsoon Forest, the UK’s largest indoor exhibit most striking part, is the dense planting of hundreds of tropical plants and fruits and with the sights, sounds, smells and heat you will feel you have been transported to South East Asia. New Arrivals: Chester Zoo is now home to the only lowland streaked tenrecs to be found in any of the world’s leading zoos. And 4 rare tortoises rescued from illegal smugglers, have gone on show in the UK for the first time.

Woburn Abbey with Lunch & Bletchley Park
Woburn with Lunch & Bletchley Park £59
08 / Aug / 2017
Explore Woburn Abbey and learn about its role during WW2. Discover amusing stories about the challenges faced by Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNs) who were billeted at the historic home of the Duke of Bedford, for their vital work at Bletchley. A set lunch in the Duchess’ Tea Room is included. Once Britain’s best kept secret, Bletchley Park, home of the Codebreakers, is today a unique heritage site. Experience the top secret world of iconic WW2 Codebreaking huts and blocks which are set within an atmospheric Victorian estate with soundscape.

Buckingham Palace or London Coach Only
Buckingham Palace or London Coach Only £50
10 / Aug / 2017
There are 19 lavishly furnished State Rooms to visit and a complimentary audio tour provides a lively introduction to their history & treasures. Royal Gifts Exhibition will tell the story The Queen’s reign through a wide ranging display of official gifts presented to Her Majesty during the past 65 years. With gifts representing every continent, including those from world leaders such as the former US President Ronald Reagan, former South African President Nelson Mandela and President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China. The exhibition will present a spectacular display of craftsmanship from across the globe. Garden Café: Here you can enjoy refreshments and views across the famous lawn.

Shrewsbury Flower Show
Shrewsbury Flower Show £45
12 / Aug / 2017
So much more than a flower show, this is a wonderful day out for the whole family – Beautiful Floral Displays • The National Begonia Society • The National Vegetable Society • Celebrity Gardeners Joe Swift & Penny Meadmore Food, Crafts & Trade Stands • Celebrity Chef John Torode • Marquees • The White Helmets

West Somerset Railway
West Somerset Railway £39
13 / Aug / 2017
A single journey from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead on the enchanting West Somerset Railway. Take in the constantly changing views, sounds and even the unique smells of the golden age of rail travel as you relax and unwind as your steam train takes you on a leisurely 20 mile journey through the glorious Somerset countryside. Refreshments are available on board. AFTERNOON: Free time in Minehead.

Bakewell Market in the Heart of Derbyshire
Bakewell Market in the Heart of Derbyshire £25
14 / Aug / 2017
There have been markets in Bakewell since the 1300’s and this is the largest in the Derbyshire Dales. There are 40 regular stalls which include clothes, bed linen, shoes, fruit & veg, freshly baked bread, jewellery, wool and toys. Returning via a short stop in Buxton, and through Ashbourne and the Peak District National Park.

Llangollen: Railway & Aqueduct
Llangollen: Railway & Aqueduct £39
15 / Aug / 2017
Enjoy an 11 mile journey from Corwen to Llangollen travelling through the beautiful landscape of the Dee Valley on a railway line that stays close to the waters of the river for most of its length. Free time in Llangollen, followed by an awe inspiring narrowboat ride on the Aqueduct ‘stream in the sky’ 126 feet above the valley floor, where you can savour the magnificent scenery as you drift serenely along. Includes commentary and refreshments are available onboard.

Waddesdon Manor & Lunch
Waddesdon Manor & Lunch £49
16 / Aug / 2017
Waddesdon Manor, a French Renaissance style chateau, has a superb collection of 18th century art treasures, one of the finest Victorian gardens in Britain, an aviary and wine cellars that store approx. 13,000 bottles. New for 2017 is the Red Drawing Room. This central room of the house connects the main door with the formal gardens to the south and the 17th century Savonnerie carpet, commissioned by Louis XIV will be substituted with a reproduction allowing you to see paintings and furniture close up. The Treaterie, at the Stables, serves freshly made sweet treats and delicacies which are all made in-house. Indulge in delicious crepes, waffles, ice cream, cakes, pastries and much more. We arrive in time for a Set Lunch in the Manor Restaurant. Followed by plenty of time for you to enjoy the exquisite Manor & Gardens.

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