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THURSDAY 1ST NOVEMBER 2018
ESSEX CREEKS AND TIPTREE JAM

Pick Up Group: B
Fare: £19.50
A delightful day out - not too far from home. Break for coffee at Timbers Restaurant at the Blake House Craft Centre, lunch at the riverside town of Maldon and tea at the Wilkins Jam Factory and Visitor Centre at Tiptree. Home by approximately 7.00pm

Saturday 3rd November to Sunday 4th November 2018 (2 Days)
Blackpool Illuminations and Cadbury World

Pick Up Group: N
Fare: £150
(includes admission to Cadbury World)
Blackpool is undoubtedly a favourite with British tourists and reportedly 17 million visitors are attracted to the bright lights of the resort each year. On Saturday morning we follow the motorways for the swift drive to the North West. We spend the afternoon in Blackpool and rejoin our coach at dusk for the drive through the breathtaking Illuminations, arriving at our hotel in time for a late dinner. On Sunday we return home stopping for lunch at Cadbury World before joining the motorways to arrive back in Enfield by approximately 7.00pm.

SUNDAY 4TH NOVEMBER 2018
LONDON - BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN

Pick Up Group: C
Fare: £22.50
Our traditional day out following the Veteran Cars to Brighton in celebration of ‘Emancipation Day'. We drive direct to Crawley to take a break where the veteran cars stop for refreshment. Time to refresh ourselves and take photographs before following the cars along the second part of their route across the Sussex Weald and over The Downs into Brighton (lunch). We spend the afternoon in Brighton and return home by approximately 7.00pm.

TUESDAY 6TH NOVEMBER 2018
THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

Pick Up Group: B
Fare: £67.50
(includes admission)
A day out not to be missed, as we visit the spectacular ‘Thursford Christmas Show’ played out on the mighty Wurlitzer and with a cast of over 100 musicians, singers, dancers and entertainers it is a truly dazzling production. Each show is a pageant of spectacle and colour – a blend of exciting Christmas entertainment, with songs, carols, dancers, beautiful costumes, outstanding music and singing from a cast of over one hundred. Home by approximately 8.30pm.

SATURDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2018
PJ'S AND OSTEND – QUEEN OF FLANDERS

Pick Up Group: F
Fare: £57.50
(Includes ferry fare)
After stopping at Pidou near Calais for wines, beers or spirits we shall drive to PJ's in Belgium renowned as the place to buy cheap tobacco products and chocolates. We shall then drive the short distance to Ostend - the Queen of seaside resorts. There are numerous pavement cafes, bars and restaurants nestling around the harbour and Fisherman's Quay, the place for seafood. We have about 3 hours in this vibrant resort. Home by approximately midnight. See page 5 in the pdf available on the home page for further information on passports

Friday 16th November to Monday 19th November 2018 (4 Days)
Turkey and Tinsel in Exmouth

Pick Up Group: L
Fare: £290
(includes hotel’s festive programme)
The opportunity to sample the delights of Christmas before the real thing takes us over as we return to the ‘Cavendish Hotel’ in Exmouth for this pre-Christmas break which proved so successful when we visited the hotel in 2016. What better way to celebrate the season of good cheer then to forget everything, relax and leave the catering to us for a few days! This seafront hotel has a lift and is provided with quiet lounges with sea views in addition to the bar lounge that offers a full programme of seasonal entertainment.
Friday: Travel to Exmouth by way of Sherborne (lunch) arriving at our hotel during the afternoon. Saturday: (Christmas Eve) This morning we have a cruise along the River Exe before driving to Sidmouth for lunch and a breath of sea air. We return to Exmouth during the afternoon allowing time to relax and prepare for tonight’s festive dinner, followed by entertainment and dancing.
Sunday: (Christmas Day) Free day in Exmouth to enjoy the hotel’s Christmas Programme. Traditional Christmas Lunch is followed by a visit from Santa and afternoon tea. In the evening we have a farewell dinner followed by a fancy dress competition and dancing.
Monday: Breakfast and farewell to Exmouth as we return home by way of Bristol (lunch) and Reading Services (tea). The tour is scheduled to arrive back in Enfield by approximately 6.00pm.

SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2018
MILTON KEYNES MARKET AND SHOPPER

Pick Up Group:D
Fare: £16
The Milton Keynes market attracts 200 stalls, selling everything from food and clothes to electrical goods. It is held at Milton Keynes Shopping Centre which is one of the largest purpose-built centres in Europe, where we find many of the largest stores such as Marks and Spencer, John Lewis, Debenhams and many more. Home by approximately 6.00pm

SATURDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2018
BURY ST.EDMUNDS CHRISTMAS FAYRE

Pick Up Group: B
Fare: £21
The opportunity to recreate the atmosphere of this 600 year old tradition set against the backdrop of Bury St Edmunds beautiful buildings e.g. Cathedral, Abbey Gate, Angel Hotel, Athenaeum and other Georgian houses that line Angel Hill. The mediaeval scene provides the backdrop for the best food and drink producers in East Anglia and the many talented crafts people that find the East of England so inspirational to exhibit their wares. Home by approximately 6.30pm

SATURDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2018
CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AT CITÉ EUROPE

Pick Up Group: F
Fare: £49
(Inludes ferry fare)
Cité Europe is an international shopping centre near Calais with over 120 shops, a Carrefour Hypermarket, a 12 screen cinema, a bowling alley and an incomparable ‘Gourmet City’ with about fifteen restaurants. A must for your Christmas shopping with many fashion, gift and furnishing shops and above all Gourmet City all undercover. We have about 4 to 5 hours at Cité Europe. Home by approximately midnight.

TUESDAY 27TH NOVEMBER 2018
MILTON KEYNES MARKET AND SHOPPER

Pick Up Group: D
Fare: £16
The Milton Keynes market attracts 200 stalls, selling everything from food and clothes to electrical goods. It is held at Milton Keynes Shopping Centre which is one of the largest purpose-built centres in Europe, where we find many of the largest stores such as Marks and Spencer, John Lewis, Debenhams and many more. Home by approximately 6.00pm

WEDNESDAY 28TH NOVEMBER 2018
LONDON’S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS & SIGHTS

Pick Up Group: G
Fare: £18
(Includes sherry and mince pies)
Our traditional tour of “London’s Christmas Lights” that breaks for tea at London’s Cable Cars with the opportunity of making the return journey across the Thames (£5.00 extra). We then continue, through Canary Wharf, to the South Bank Christmas Market and Royal Festival Hall with the opportunity of enjoying the many stalls and Thameside Vistas before returning to our coach for a glass of sherry or soft drink and mince pie. Suitably refreshed we enjoy a tour of London’s Christmas Lights seeing Trafalgar Square, Regent Street, Oxford Street and Mayfair. Home by approximately 9.00pm.

THURSDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 2018
BATH AT CHRISTMAS TIME

Pick Up Group: J
Fare: £23.50
Welcome to the ’timeless city of gold’ at Christmastide and enjoy the Christmas Market. Set against the backdrop of Bath Abbey and the famous Roman Baths over 80 stalls showcase the cream of Bath’s retailers. Original hand crafted gifts, decorations, cards, toys, food and drink with fairy lights, festive greenery, strolling players and carol singers enjoy echoes of the magic of Christmas past. Home by approximately 8.00pm.