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Our day excursions to towns and cities are a great way to explore locations at your own pace. Why choose Johnsons

2020 Brochure Launch - Henley

Saturday 2nd November 2019: A day trip to Buxton. This tour includes: a talk on the history of Buxton, a 2 Course sit down lunch and coffee and pastries on arrival.

Duration 1 Days

A Kentish Christmas

Mon 9th Dec 2019: Enjoy Charles Dickens’ old house in Higham, before a coach tour, accompanied by a Blue Badge Guide, around the area of the little known Hoo Peninsula. See the typical Kentish sweeping chalk downs, vast marshes and estuaries before we head back to Higham for an included roast lunch.

Duration 1 Days

Ashdown Forest Explorer, Sussex

Mon 3rd Feb 2020: Discover Ashdown Forest and its wild heaths and moors. Learn how the landscape was once filled with ancient forest trees that were felled for the iron industry and see the UK’s longest row of medieval houses in the market town of East Grinstead.

Duration 1 Days

Bath Christmas Market

Sat 30th Nov 2019: Join us for a magical christmas market experience Bath where you'll find over 200 stalls, the perfect place to find a unique christmas gift.

Duration 1 Days

Behind The Scenes At The Albert Hall, London

Tues 8th October 2019: Explore The Royal Albert Hall, one of London's most iconic music venues. Having hosted performances from Sinatra, The Beatles and Adele as well as being home to the celebrated BBC Proms, the magical Grade I listed building holds stories like no other. On arrival, join the Grand Tour which offers a fascinating journey into the Hall's rich history, astonishing architecture and legendary performances.

Duration 1 Days

Blists Hill 'Victorian Christmas,' Shropshire

Sat 7th Dec 2019: Join the Christmas celebrations in this recreated Victorian town. A memorable day out with brass bands and carol singers. See Victorian characters as they prepare seasonal decorations and traditional gifts.

Duration 1 Days

Chester Christmas Market

Thurs 21st Nov 2019: Discover this “Old England” themed winter market has over 70 traditional chalets featuring a range of gifts and winter refreshments.

Duration 1 Days

Churchill War Rooms, London

Tues 10th Mar 2020; Discover the fascinating underground headquarters that sheltered Churchill during the Blitz!

Duration 1 Days

Cricket at the Kia Oval with Tour & Afternoon Tea

Mon 23rd Sept 2019: Discover the Kia Oval, one of the Worlds’ most iconic sports grounds with its Royal affinity to HRH Prince of Wales; the birthplace of cricket’s ‘Ashes’ and host to football’s first ever FA Cup Final. We commence with a selection of sandwiches in gourmet breads, homemade sultana scones served with Cornish clotted cream, strawberry preserve, Victoria sponge cake, fair-trade coffee and a selection of speciality teas.

Duration 1 Days

Downton Abbey 'On location' with Festive Lunch

Mon 25th Nov 2019: Purely enjoy a day that’s full of festive cheer and will leave you ready to open those advent calendars on the 1st of December. After morning coffee and biscuits in Witney, accompanied by a Blue Badge Guide, we’ll work up an appetite with a gentle walking/coach tour of nearby Downton Abbey locations before heading to a hotel in Burford where you’ll be greeted with a glass of Prosecco before sitting down to a festive Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings.

Duration 1 Days

Edinburgh City Break by Air

22 November 2019 - 24 November 2019: A 2 night coach holiday to Edinburgh staying at the Ibis Royal Mile Edinburgh Hotel. This tour includes; 2 nights bed and breakfast, coach transfers, and free parking at Johnsons Coaches.

Duration 3 Days

Gloucester Quays Christmas Market

Sun 17th Nov 2019: Discover Gloucester Quays! The hustle and bustle of a Dickensian festive feast when the Victorian Christmas Market returns this November. There will be around 250 decorated stalls, nestled around the ice rink, selling everything from fine food and drink, to children’s toys, artisan jewellery, homewares, clothes and accessories, not to mention a host of handmade trinkets perfect for Christmas gift ideas.

Duration 1 Days

Harry Potter - Warner Brothers Studio Tour, London

Sat 5th Oct 2019: The Warner Bros. studio tour provides an amazing opportunity to explore the behind the scenes magic of the Harry Potter films. Step inside and discover the actual Great Hall, explore Dumbledore’s office and discover never-before-seen treasures. See a huge array of beautiful sets, costumes and props including the original Hogwarts Express steam engine and recreation of Platform 9 3/4.

Duration 1 Days

Hay on Wye - Town of Books in Herefordshire

Sat 21st Mar 2020: Discover the enchanting town often described as the "Town of Books" which lies on the banks of the River Wye with time to visit the Saturday Produce Market

Duration 1 Days

Hyde Park - Winter Wonderland

Get into the festive spirit with Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park in London

Duration 1 Days

Imperial War Museum, London

Sun 26th Jan 2020: This award-winning museum tells the story of 20th century conflict on the home front and on the front line.

Duration 1 Days

Liverpool - A Musical History Tour, Merseyside

Wed 25th Sept 2019: Discover Liverpool's Albert Dock area offers an interesting array of waterfront shops, cafes and museums, together with many reminders of its past.

Duration 1 Days

Liverpool Express Excursion

Discover the Albert Dock area offers an interesting array of waterfront shops, cafes together with many reminders of its past. The Tate Gallery, Maritime Museum and the 'Beatles Story', a shrine to the legendary pop group, are all found here.

Duration 1 Days

London Christmas Lights & Sights Tour

Wed 18th Dec 2019: Enjoy the festive lights and iconic sights of our capital from the warmth and comfort of the coach. On arrival, enjoy some free time close to Covent Garden and, of course, the beautiful Somerset House, a spectacular neo-classical building in the heart of London where you’ll see the ice-skaters and the beautiful tree.

Duration 1 Days

Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre, Shropshire

Sat 23rd Nov 2019: Enjoy the stunning medieval Ludlow Castle! With stalls spread throughout the Castle grounds, you’ll find all the exhibitors, dressed in all their finery, ready to help you find the perfect Christmas gift.

Duration 1 Days

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Christmas Festival

Fri 29th Nov 2019: Be magically transported back in time at the Festival of Christmas and into a bygone era of beautiful snowy streets, colourful characters and toe-tapping entertainment. Now in its 20th year, you’ll find the traditional Christmas market, where you can unearth unique gifts, nestled amongst the Dockyard’s world-class attractions.

Duration 1 Days

The Bentley Priory & De Havilland Aircraft Museum

Wed 25th Mar 2020: Bentley Priory Museum tells the fascinating story of how the beautiful Grade II listed house became the location of Headquarters Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain in 1940. After watching a short award-winning film, join the guided tour to discover stories of leadership, courage and technology and how the Battle was won as Britain’s darkest hour then became her finest.

Duration 1 Days

The Royal Courts of Justice & The Supreme Court

Fri 8th Nov 2019: Discover the Royal Courts of Justice and hear stories of the most famous criminal cases with a chance to hear a case live from the public gallery!

Duration 1 Days

Wiltshire's Golden Triangle

Mon 23rd Mar 2020: Enjoy a gentle day out, with stunning scenery plus an included carvery lunch! We head to the immensely picturesque town of Bradford on Avon. Not as well-known nor as crowded as Bath, it’s our location for lunch as well as a stroll around the town, accompanied by a Blue Badge Guide, to see the Saxon church nestled amongst the buttery ashlar stone houses.

Duration 1 Days

Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre

Fri 29th Nov 2019: Discover over 200 stalls, the Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre is the perfect place to find that unique christmas gift and absorb a the festive atmosphere with stallholders in tradictional costumes.

Duration 1 Days
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