Saffords Coaches

2017 DAY EXCURSIONS

2017 DAY EXCURSIONS. Here is our agenda of day excursions. If you would like to go on one of these day excursions or would like more information please call our office on 01767 677395 or 677923.

Entrance fees are NOT included unless stated otherwise

DATES DESTINATION ADULT SENIOR CITIZEN

CHILD

AGE 3-13

JULY

 

     
FRI 14 ROYAL INTERNATIONAL AIR TATTOO, FAIRFORD  Includes admission.  UK's largest and most diverse display of aircraft.  This year's theme is the 70th Anniversary of the United States Airforce £46.50 £45.50 £40.00
SAT 15 ABINGTON TO OXFORD RIVER CRUISE  Includes boat fare.  Enjoy a leisurely 2 hour trip from Abingdon to Oxford where you spend the afternoon with time for lunch, shopping or sightseeing £33.50 £32.50 £20.00
SUN 16

GT. YARMOUTH  A day at leisure in this popular seaside town.

£22.50 £22.00 £17.50
SAT 22 CHILTERN OPEN AIR MUSEUM  Includes admission.  The Museum is home to over 30 rescued historic buildings including a 1940s Prefab, Viictorian Toll House and is a popular venue for filming, such as Downton Abbey, Call the Midwife and many more £25.50 £23.50 £18.00
SUN 23 WOBURN SAFARI  Includes admission  Experience the thrill of driving alongside rhino, giraffe, lions and many more amazing wild animals.  Access the foot safari and enjoy the leisure area with lots of activities included in the price £36.50 £33.00 £27.50
WED 26 SANDRINGHAM FLOWER SHOW  Includes admission.  This is one of the most prestigious horticultural events in the East of England set in magnificent surroundings offering a great day out £29.00 £28.00 £14.50
SAT 29 WELLS-ON-SEA  A beautiful seaside town on the North Norfolk coast £22.50 £22.00 £17.50
AUGUST        
TUES 1 NATIONAL ARBORETUM  UK's Centre of Remembrance set in 150 acres of maturing woodland and gardens.  A beautiful place to remember loved ones and especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country £24.00 £23.00 £16.00
WED 2 THE ART OF BRICK, DC SUPER HEROS  Includes admission.  Brand new exhibtion inspired by the world's most popular and enduring super heroes and villians.  Over 120 large scale exhibits made from LEGO bricks £30.00 £29.00 £26.00
THURS 3 MAIDENHEAD TO WINDSOR RIVER CRUISE  Includes boat fare   Join us for a 1.1/2 hour Thames cruise, providing a spectacular view of the Castle from the river, before spending the afternoon in Windsor £30.00 £28.50 £20.00
SAT 5 STRATFOR-UPON-AVON & ANNE HATHAWAY'S COTTAGE.  Includes admission.  Anne Hathaway's Cottage isa thatched farmhouse containing many original items of family furniture, including the Hathaway bed,  After your visit the coach will take you to Stratford-upon-Aveon  £28.00 £26.00 £20.50
SUN 6 BURGHLEY HOUSE and GARDENS & STAMFORD  Includes admission,  Enjoy a visit to one of England's greatest Elizabethan Houses with its 18 State rooms and garden of surprises, then spend some time in the historic town of Stamford £29.00 £28.50

 

£20.00

TUES 8 DIANA 'HER FASHION STORY', KENSINGTON PALACE  Includes admission.  Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in this major new dress exhibition.  From demure, romantic to glamour and elegant outfits. £33.00 £30.00 £14.00
WED 9 GT. YARMOUTH  A day at leisure in this popular seaside town £22.50 £22.00 £17.50
THURS 10 MORETON-IN-THE-MARSH & BOURTON  Royal Charter Market, the largest weekday tourist attraction in the Cotswolds.  Also visiting Bourton-on-the-Water £20.00 £19.00 £15.00
SAT 12 BRESSINGHAM STEAM and GARDENS & LOWESTOFT  Includes admission to gardens & museum. Beautiful ornamental gardens renowed worldwide for their horticultural excellence combined with the steam museum bringing the power and glory of mighty steam engineering up close.  Calling at Lowestoft in the afternoon £30.00 £29.00 £25.00
SUN 13 MATLOCK BATH & BAKEWELL  Visit two popular places in the Peak District.  Matlock Bath, one of the most scenically beautiful places in Derbyshire and the picturesque town of Bakewell situated in the heart of the National Park £22.50 £21.50 £17.50
TUES 15 LONDON IN SONG  Do you remember the old days when everyone enjoyed a singsong on the coach.  Well those days are back, along with song sheets.  Our guide joins our coach for a musical tour of Old London Town, where we recapture the cockney spirit of old time Music Hall and Vaudeville.  Free time to obtain refreshments £32.50 £31.50 £29.00
WED 16 BUCKINGHAM PALACE, STATE ROOMS  Includes admission.  A tour of the State rooms, a special exhibition of gifts presented to The Queen during her 65 year reign.  With gifts representing every continent, including those from world leaders. £40.00 £37.50 £22.00
THURS 17 HUNSTANTON & NORFOLK LAVENDER FARM  Includes a tour through the local villages and find out some of the history and legends, see the distillery in action.  Then onto Hunstanton for a relaxing afternoon. £25.00 £24.00 £19.00
SAT 19 AUDLEY END HOUSE and GARDENS & POLHILL GARDEN CENTRE (Coton)  Includes admission.  Audley End House is a largely early 17th century country house.  It was once a prodigy house, a palace in all but name and renowned as one of the finest Jacobean houses in England.  Stopping at Coton Orchard Garden Centre on our way back home. £32.50 £30.00 £21.00
TUES 22 FROGMORE HOUSE & THE SAVILL GARDEN  Includes admission  Combined visit to Frogmore House, a favourite Royal retreat for more than 300 years and The Savill Garden, one of the finest Royal gardens withing Windsor Great Park £36.00 £35.00 £30.00
WED 23 SHERINGHAM & CROMER  A day in two seaside towns on the North Norfolk coast £22.50 £22.00 £17.50
THURS 24 CLACTON AIR SHOW  Enjoy the Air Show taking to the skies over the Essex coast £21.00 £20.00 £15.00
SUN 27 BUCKINGHAM PALACE, STATE ROOMS  Includes admission.  A tour of the State rooms, a special exhibition of gifts presented to The Queen during her 65 year reign.  With gifts representing every continent, including those from World leaders £40.00 £37.50 £22.00

MON 28

BH

SOUTHWOLD & ALDEBURGH  Suffolk by the sea in the charming seaside town of Southwold and the delightful fishing port of Aldeburgh £22.50 £22.00 £17.50
TUES 29 KIA OVAL TOUR, LONDON  Includes admission.  Tour the Kia Oval one of the greatest grounds in world cricket.  Browse the Club Museum, take a seat in the home dressing room, also the Test Match special commentary box £36.00 £35.00 £32.00
WED 30 WINDSOR or LEGOLAND  The choice is yours, either soend a great day in Windsor or take the children to Legoland  (admission not included) £19.00 £18.00 £15.00
THURS 31 WEST MIDLANDS SAFARI & LEISURE PARK  Includes admission.  Locaed in the stunning Worcestershire countryside.  There are many different animals including giraffes, tigers, lions, reptiles, penguins as well as animatronic dinosaurs! £40.00 £39.00 £32.50

SEPTEMBER

SAT 2

 

FELIXSTOWE  A well loved, traditional seaside resort known for its blue flag quality sand and shingle beach £21.00 £20.00 £15.00
SUN 3 KENT COSTAL TOUR  Visiting Tunbridge Wells for lunch then via Lamberhurst, Hawkhurst, Newenden with a short stop in Tenterden.  We return home via Ashford £24.00 £23.00 £17.00
SAT 9 RAF SCAMPTON AIRSHOW  Includes admission.  Home of the Red Arrows provides the base for a fantastic family day out.  You will be treated to a 5 hour flying display along with a static display fitted with modern fast jets and historic World Ward II aircraft £53.00 £52.00 £45.00
SUN 10 GT. YARMOUTH  A day at leisure in this popular seaside town £22.50 £22.00 £17.50
WED 13 WICKSTEED PARK  Includes admission, lunch and afternoon tea.  'Hooray for Hollywood', a glittering musical of Hollywood classics £32.50 £31.50 £29.00
SAT16 SKEGNESS  A day a leisure on the Lincolnshire coast £22.50 £22.00 £17.50
SUN 17 SALUTE TO THE 40'S, CHATHAM DOCKS  Includes admission.  Step back in time and enjoy one of "Britian's Best Vintage Festivals" £38.00 £36.00 £29.00
SAT 23 COVENTRY TRANSPORT MUSEUM  The Museum houses the largest collection of British road transport in the world £18.00 £17.00 £14.00
SUN 24 SANDRINGHAM & HUNSTANTON  Stopping at Sandringham Visitors Centre on our way to Hunstanton for the afternoon £20.50 £19.50 £15.00
SAT 30 MARGATE & DEAL  A visit to the Kent coast to the "original" seaside holiday resort of Margate and the picturesque seaside town of Deal £23.00 £22.00 £12.50
OCTOBER        
SUN 1 BOUNDRY MILLS, GRANTHAM  Save on big brands in fashion and accessories in Lincolnshire £21.50 £20.50 £16.50
SAT 7 COTSWOLDS TOWN & VILLAGES, AUTUMN TOUR  Stopping in Banbury for coffee then via Chipping Camden, Broadway, Moreton, Stow and onto Bourton-on-the-Water for lunch and in the afternoon to Burford, Chipping norton, Woodstock and returning via Thame £22.00 £21.00 £16.00
SUN 8 SOUTHEND-ON-SEA  A day in this traditional seaside town with 7 miles of seafront £22.50 £22.00 £17.50
SAT 14 KNITTING & STITCHING SHOW, ALEXANDRA PALACE  Includes admission.  An excellent show not only for knitting and stitching as the name suggests, but so much more £31.00 £29.00 £20.00
SUN 22 BOMBAY SAPPHIRE DISTILLARY  Inlcudes admission.  Uncover the secrets of the world's no. 1 premier Gin.  Your experience culminates in the Mill Bar with a complimentary drink "on the house" alongside the beautiful river Test £37.00 £36.00 £30.00
TUES 24 WHIPSNADE ZOO  Includes admission.  Spend the day at the UK's largest Zoo and meet some of the world's most exotic animals.  A great day for all ages £28.00 £26.50 £21.50
WED 25 WEST END SHOW, LONDON     TBA To be advised  
THURS 26 RESTORING WINDSOR: THE CASTLE AFTER THE FIRE  Includes admission.  To mark the 20th anniversary of the restoration of the State Apartments after the fire in 1992.  Combining a visit to the Castle with an expert talk about the battle to stop the flames and save irreplaceable works of art from the Royal Collections, and how an award-winning restoration project recreated the splendor of the State Apartments. £42.50 £39.00 £27.00
SAT 28 IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM, LONDON & HMS BELFAST  Includes admission.  Visiting the Imperial War Museum which tells stores of people's experiences of modern war from WW1 to conflicts today.  Then onto HMS Belfast to explore this historic warship and discover what life was like on board for the crew at war and at sea from WW2 to 1963 £29.50 £28.50 £20.00
SUN 29 WESTFIELDS SHOPPING CENTRE, LONDON  Over 300 stores all under one roof close to the Olympic Queen Elizabeth Park £18.00 £17.00 £14.00
NOVEMBER        
SAT 4 CRAFTS FOR CHRISTMAS inc. STITCHING, SEWING & HOBBYCRAFTS, NEC  Includes admission.  This popular show offers a more relaxed way of Christmas shopping with unique and inspiring gifts from over 200 exhibitors.  All the creative crafting supplies and inspiration you could imagine £34.00 £33.00 £14.00
SUN 5 NORWICH SHOPPING  The Cathedral City of Norwich is a shoppers paradise and has a huge amount to offer for a day out £19.00 £18.00 £15.00
SUN 18 ELY CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS FAYRE  Includes admission.  This is recognised as one of the major Christmas fayres in the country and the Cathedral provides a unique and atmospheric venue quite like no other £18.50 £17.50 £14.50
SUN 19 NOTTINGHAM SHOPPING  This town has a great reputation for shopping, so get in early for Christmas or treat yourself £19.00 £18.00 £15.00
SAT 25 BURY ST. EDMUNDS CHRISTMAS MARKET  A traditional Christmas market with non-stop entertainment £15.00 £14.00 £10.00
SUN 26 IDEAL HOME CHRISTMAS SHOW  Includes admission.  The Ideal Home Show at Christmas isn't just for shopping; it is a great day out for the family too.  There's live entertainment, celebrity chefs, expert demonstrations and thousands of gift, home and food ideas to set you up for the festive period TO BE ADVISED  
WED 29 THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR  Includes admission.  An amazing Christmas spectacular of music and dancing.  The largest show of its kind in the country.  Sorry no children under 8 admitted.  Please book early £56.00 £56.00 £56.00

DECEMBER

       
SAT 2 ST. ALBANS CHRISTMAS MARKET  A magical Christmas market in the grounds of St. Albans Cathedral £17.50 £16.50 £12.50
SUN 3 CRUISING INTO CHRISTMAS  Stopping at Royal Greenwich for an afternoon of Christmas shopping or free visits to the National Maritime Museum.  We meet our guide at Greenwich Pier for a 1 hour cruise at 3.45pm to Westminster sailing underneath a floodlit Tower Bridge.  Meeting our coach at Westminster Pier for a tour of Christmas London by night.  Stopping a Covent Garden and enjoy in the street performers.  Heading home around 7.30pm £38.00 £37.00 £15.00
TUES 5 THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR  Includes admission.  an amazing Christmas spectacular of music and dancing.  The largest show of its kind in the country.  Sorry no children under 8 admitted.  Please book early

£56.00

£56.00 £56.00
SUN 10 THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR  Includes admission.  an amazing Christmas spectacular of music and dancing.  The largest show of its kind in the country.  Sorry no children under 8 admitted.  Please book early £58.00 £58.00 £58.00
THURS 14 THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR  Includes admission.  an amazing Christmas spectacular of music and dancing.  The largest show of its kind in the country.  Sorry no children under 8 admitted.  Please book early £56.00 £56.00 £56.00
SUN 17 WICKSTEED PARK  Includes admission, lunch and afternoon tea.  A festive afternoon show 'Auntie Brenda's Christmas Tale' with a roast lunch and afternoon tea included £37.50 £36.50 £33.50
         
  SAFFORD COACHES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ANY EXCURSION WITH LESS THAN 20 PASSENGERS.  WE WILL FRUND ALL MONEY PAID FOR ANY CANCELLED EXCURSION      

 

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