WHAT’S ON IN AUGUST?

|Sun 1st Stratford upon Avon and Warwick Castle Visit Stratford upon Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, and see the house where he was born in 1564, as well as the church where he is now buried, and other places important to the poet during his life. There is also a market and great shopping centre to explore and enjoy. In the afternoon we visit historic Warwick Castle, the finest medieval castle in the country with dungeons, towers, exhibitions and many other attractions. Castle admission included. £30.00

Wed 4th – London Theatre – We Will Rock You Spend an evening in London’s theatre land, the West End, and a chance to enjoy this great show based on music by the rock band Queen. £45.00

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Fri/Sun 6th-8th –  Edinburgh Scotland’s Capital City. This is a great weekend; we visit a Scottish woollen mill and have a whisky tasting, take a guided city coach tour of Edinburgh and you have a chance to visit all the famous sights of this historic city, including Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Palace, the museums, galleries and shops and have two evenings to enjoy the great nightlife. There’s also lots of beautiful scenery to enjoy as well as a visit to the historic English City of Durham. Visit to woollen mill, whisky tasting, guided coach tour of Edinburgh and excursion to Durham included. Book early. £170.00

Sat 7th – London After a morning coach tour of the historic city (included) the rest of the day is free to do as you please. Maybe visit some of the many famous sights, such as the Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace, the street entertainers in Covent Garden Market, the museums, the galleries, the great shopping areas, China Town, a boat trip on the River Thames and on and on and on, there’s just too much to see and do in only one day. £20.00london1

& Alton Towers Spend a full day at the country’s largest theme park and enjoy some of the most exciting rides to be found anywhere in the universe. Experience the speed of Rita and Oblivion’s dramatic plunge to the ground and the twisting frenzy of Nemesis, still voted one of the UK’s top rollercoasters. Sharkbait Reef takes you to an underwater world full of creatures from the deepest seas and oceans. Price includes day ticket, with unlimited admission to all the rides and attractions in the park. We dare you to book. £40.00

Sun 8th Oxford & Blenheim Palace Visit the city of dreaming spires and oldest University in the country, founded in 1249. Explore and enjoy the famous colleges, museums, exhibitions and the city’s excellent shopping centre. We also visit the impressive Blenheim Palace, ancestral stately home of the Dukes of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Palace admission included. £30.00

Wed 11th – London Theatre – Chicago & Mamma Mia Another evening in London and a choice of one of these two great musicals: possibly the sexiest show in town or the record breaking Mamma Mia, based on the music of Abba. Chicago £42.00 / Mamma Mia £45.00

Sat/Sun 14th-15th – Bath & Stonehenge Bath is Britain’s most beautiful city. Here we have a guided walking tour (included) of the historic city centre with its stunning Georgian architecture and its’ famous hot water springs and where you will visit the Roman Baths, the underground remains of the ancient Roman city (admission included). Plenty of free time then allows you to further explore and enjoy the sights, shops, street entertainers and great nightlife the city has to offer. En route back to Cambridge on Sunday, we visit Stonehenge (admission included), Europe’s most famous prehistoric monument. A great weekend. £100.00roman-baths

Sat 14th Canterbury & Leeds Castle Christianity was introduced to Britain at Canterbury in 597 and here you can visit the country’s oldest Cathedral. You can also visit the Roman Museum, explore the great shopping centre and much more. Then to the beautiful and romantic moated and medieval Leeds Castle, for centuries home to many Queens of England. Castle admission included. £30.00

Sun 15th – Brighton This exciting seaside resort on the south coast is always a great place to spend a day. There’s a lot to see and do. You may decide to visit George IV’s 19th century Royal Pavilion, the strange and wonderful palace he built to live with, and entertain, his mistresses. There is also the Victorian pier stretching out from the beach into the sea and a busy action-packed city centre to explore with its great shopping areas, bars, restaurants and often a variety of entertainers and musicians performing in the streets. £25.00

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Wed 18th – London Theatre – We Will Rock You Spend yet another evening in London’s theatre land, the West End, and aother chance to enjoy this great show based on music by the rock band Queen. £45.00

Sat 21st – London Another chance to visit this great city. A morning coach tour takes in most of the famous sights and the afternoon is free for you to further explore and enjoy some of the many attractions. There’s just too much to see and do. Coach tour included£20.00

& Norfolk Coast Walk We drive to the north Norfolk coast for a refreshing walk along the sandy beaches of this beautiful coastline, edged with sand dunes and pine tree forests. Why not bring a picnic lunch to eat on the beach or, alternatively, the walk ends at the small fishing town of Wells where you could treat yourself to a well earned meal of fish and chips. A very enjoyable day. £20.00 edinburgh-castle

Sun 22nd – York A guided walking tour of this historic city takes you back to Roman, Viking and Medieval England. There is so much history in this one city. After the tour you may wish to return to visit the famous Cathedral, walk along the Roman walls and through the medieval streets and enjoy the shops, museums and other attractions of this fine city. Price includes guided walking tour. £30.00

Wed 25th – London Theatre – Chicago & Mamma Mia Another trip to London and again a choice of one of these two great musicals: possibly the sexiest show in town or the record breaking Mamma Mia, based on the music of Abba. Chicago £42.00 / Mamma Mia £45.00

Sat 28th Royal Windsor & Castle Windsor Castle, home of the Royal Family, stands majestically on one bank of the River Thames. Here we have an impressive self-guided audio tour (included). Then free time to explore Windsor’s many other attractions, its busy town centre, nearby Eton College where the Princes William and Harry attended school, river cruise on the Thames, and lots more. £35.00

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Sun 29th – Stratford upon Avon and Warwick Castle Another chance to visit Stratford upon Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, and historic Warwick Castle, the finest medieval castle in the country. Castle admission included. £30.00

Mon 30th Notting Hill Carnival Come and enjoy one of the biggest street parties in the world. This international and multi-racial festival has music and dancing through the streets of this fashionable area of London and an impressive and colourful all day costume parade and lots more. It’s just one big non-stop party. £20.00

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