Trips

Trip to Portsmouth on Sun 22 Sep
£ 35.00Trip highlights:
– Guided walking tour of Portsmouth. – See and learn about the historic battleships that allowed England to command the seas. – See Lord Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory that won the battle of Trafalgar. – See the castles and sea forts that protected England’s shipbuilding dockyard. – Go to the top of the Spinnaker Tower, stand on the glass floor, and admire the breathtaking panorama. – Hike along the coast, taking in the beautiful views. – Relax on the beach, dip your toes in the water, and watch the ships sailing to France. – Enjoy some good food and do some shopping at the outlets in Gunwharf Quays.
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Day trip to the Cotswolds on Sat 28 Sep
£ 39.00Trip highlights:
– Guided tour. – Walk down Burford’s famous High Street with its unbroken line of ancient houses and shops leading to its three-arched medieval bridge. – Spend the afternoon in Bourton-on-the-Water, the ‘Little Venice’ of the Cotswolds and one of the prettiest villages in England. – See the beautiful and unspoiled village Stanton, lined with 16th and 17th century houses. – Climb to the top of Broadway Tower to admire the views across 16 counties of England and Wales. – Explore the lovely small town of Chipping Campden, a gilded masterpiece of limestone and craftsmanship.
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White Cliffs of Dover hike & guided tour on Sun 6 Oct
£ 35.00Trip highlights:
– Visit St Margaret’s Bay and see the beach below the cliffs where cross-Channel swimmers begin their journey. – Hike over the white cliffs of Dover, taking in the fresh sea air and the view of the French coast. – Guided walking tour of the white cliffs and Dover. – See the Western Heights and other fortifications built to protect England from invasion. – See the famous Banksy EU painting. – Relax by the sea on Dover beach, with a gorgeous view of the white cliffs and Dover Castle. – Free time to explore Dover, try some local foods, visit museums, buy souvenirs, take photos.
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Trip to Cambridge on Sun 20 Oct
£ 19.00Trip highlights:
– Visit some of the beautiful colleges of Cambridge University. – See King’s College and its stunning Gothic chapel, the most photographed building in Cambridge. – See the colleges where Charles Darwin, Stephen Hawking, and other notable people studied, and see Newton’s apple tree. – Enjoy a chauffeured punting boat ride along the river Cam, through the grounds of the university buildings, and under the Bridge of Sighs. – Walk through the park where first official football game was played. – See the golden Corpus Clock, worth over £1 million. – Climb up to the top of Great St Mary’s Church to see the panoramic views of Cambridge. – Explore the little streets and try some food in the historic market square.
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Trip to Windsor, Eton & Windsor Castle on Sat 26 Oct
£ 19.00Trip highlights:
– Watch the Changing the Guard ceremony outside Windsor Castle. – Guided walking tour of Windsor and Eton, including a walk along the riverside. – Explore Royal Windsor, home of Queen Elizabeth II. – Visit Eton and see Eton College where Prince William and Prince Harry were educated. – Visit Windsor Castle including The State Apartments and St George’s Chapel. – Free time to explore the town, try some local foods, visit museums, buy souvenirs. – Take a stroll up The Long Walk up to the Copper Horse statue of George III, and take in the magnificent views of Windsor Castle and the surrounding areas.
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Trip to Oxford on Sun 3 Nov
£ 27.00Trip highlights:
– See the birthplace of Richard the Lionheart and Bad King John, the king who was forced to sign the Magna Carta, the first human rights document. – Have a drink in the pub where CS Lewis and JRR Tolkein used to meet every week. – Visit the Ashmolean Museum and its world famous collections. – Walk through the Harry Potter dining room at Christ Church, and see other Harry Potter connections. – Walk under the Bridge of Sighs, resembling the famous Bridge of Sighs in Venice. – Visit some of the beautiful colleges of Oxford University. – See the spectacular Radcliffe Camera building and the Bodleian Library. – Visit the Alice In Wonderland shop. – Climb to the top of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin and see the magnificent panorama of the university buildings and the city.
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Trip to Stratford-upon-Avon­ on Sun 10 Nov
£ 32.00Trip highlights:
– Guided walking tour of Stratford-upon-Avon. – See William Shakespeare’s birthplace, where the world’s most famous playwright was born and grew up. – Sit inside Shakespeare’s Schoolroom where you can feel what it was like studying in a classroom in the 16th century. – Go to the top of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre tower to get panoramic views of the town and surrounding landscape. – Visit Anne Hathaway’s picturesque 500-year-old cottage. – Take a pleasant stroll along the canal basin and along the river. – Experience one of the traditional tea rooms.
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Trip to Bath Christmas Market & Roman Baths on Sun 1 Dec
£ 34.00Trip highlights:
– Explore the Bath Christmas Market on the cobbled streets around the stunning Bath Abbey, with over 200 traditional wooden chalets with handmade gifts and food and mulled wine. – Visit the Roman Baths and see the Great Bath and Roman Temple and interactive exhibitions that bring this ancient site to life. – Walk over the beautiful Pulteney Bridge which is one of only four bridges in the world with shops spanning its entire length on both sides. – Visit the Georgian architectural masterpieces, the Royal Crescent and The Circus. – Have tea at Sally Lunn’s famous tea house and enjoy the local delicacy, the Bath bun. – Climb up the 200 steps to the top of Bath Abbey and see the breathtaking views over the city and surrounding countryside. – Visit the Jane Austen centre to delve into the life of Bath’s most famous resident and one of Britain’s favourite authors. – Take a little hike up to the Bath Skyline to see the panoramic views of the city.
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