TIMES: Depart Cock Hotel - 9.30AM / Sixfields - 9.45AM
Arrive back into Northampton approx 8pm
VENUE: Novello Theatre - London
LUNCH: Optional two course lunch at the Strand Palace Carvery includes tea/coffee – £20.00
TICKET: Includes a top price ticket in either the stalls or dress circle
Set on a Greek island paradise, a story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of Abba, including "Dancing Queen", "Take A Chance On Me" and "Super Trouper". Sophie’s quest to discover the father she’s never known brings her mother face to face with three men from her distant romantic past on the eve of a wedding they’ll never forget!
Since premiering in London, this irresistible, sunny, funny comedy has thrilled over 60 million people all around the world and there's never been a better time to see this unforgettable musical in the West End, where it all began. Whatever age you are, you can‘t help but have the time of your life at Mamma Mia!
CASTLE, COINS & COAL
The Exchange Hotel
7th -10th October 2018
£349 per person Double or Twin
We are excited to announce that our excursions have now been confirmed for our 3 nights stay at the magnificent Exchange Hotel in Cardiff Bay.
Departing for Wales we will make our way to Bristol for free time with an optional 45 minute River Cruise along the River Avon beneath the Clifton Suspension Bridge before arriving at the hotel, in plenty of time for dinner.
Optional Tour of Old Royal Mint
Go behind the scenes to follow the journey of a coin from a blank to a bank in a 45 minute guided Factory Experience.
Followed by free time to explore Cardiff.
Optional tour to Caerphilly Castle
A legend in its own right! Built in the 13th Century and surrounded by myths and legends, this majestic Castle can tell a story or two.
After breakfast we leave our hotel and make our way home, stopping for several hours in the historic city of Bath for free time before returning to Northampton.
The Exchange Hotel, Cardiff Bay
An opulent hotel in Cardiff, celebrating the past whilst you enjoy the present. Staying in luxury at this prestigious hotel, will be an experience to remember.
The Exchange opened in 2017 after the grand conversion of the former Coal Exchange Building, a key landmark in Cardiff Bay. You will love the grandeur of the hotel bedrooms & marvel at the grand restorations in the public areas. The restaurant offers a superb dining experience and there are onsite spa facilities for those who would like to splash out and be pampered.
The hotels great location makes it the perfect base for a visit to the many attractions of South Wales.
The capital of Wales has undergone a magnificent transformation over the past two decades – from a busy industrial city to a cosmopolitan city of culture, character and charm. The old harbourside of Cardiff Bay, where our hotel is situated has been transformed into a district of bars, cafés and museums while the city centre is packed with grand architecture and great shopping. Out and about there is so much to see and our holiday features some of the best attractions in the area.
Price includes: -
• 3 nights half board at The Exchange Hotel
• Porterage included
• Excursions to Bristol & Bath
• Executive coach travel throughout – No feeder Coaches
• Services of a Footsteps Manager
* 45 Mins River Tour below the Clifton Suspension Bridge - £8 Ad/ £7 OAP
* Caerphilly Castle - £10 Ad / £8 OAP
* Royal Mint - £14 Ad / £12 OAP
To Book - you can call or book online and we will then call you and ask you which free
excursion(s) you would like to add on.
Non-refundable Deposit of £50.00 per person, with balance due 10 weeks prior to departure.
7TH – 11TH APRIL 2019 – 5 days/4 nights
3* BUSH HOTEL – CARRICK ON SHANNON
5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS
£499 Double or Twin / £560 Single - SOLD OUT
The Bush Hotel
A Charming award-winning heritage boutique hotel in the centre of Carrick on Shannon, County Leitrim, with open fires, themed lounges and bars, coffee shop and restaurant with innovative and often cheeky cuisine, chic bedrooms along with extensive and flexible conference and banqueting facilities seamlessly blending modern day living with old.
Day 2 Belleek Pottery & Sligo 108 mile round trip
After breakfast, we travel north to Ireland’s oldest pottery producer, Belleek Pottery, which has been welcoming visitors since 1857. At the award winning visitor centre we will enjoy a 30 minute guided tour. With all of the viewing areas being on level ground, easy access is provided for all. Following our tour, we can enjoy refreshments at the Belleek Tea Rooms before boarding our coach and travelling to Sligo, where we can follow in the footsteps of its most famous resident W.B. Yeats and visit the sights and scenes that inspired some of the most beautiful poetry and paintings of the 20th century. There are many attractions to explore including the Sligo County Museum & Art Gallery, Yeats Society Memorial Building and Sligo Abbey, before enjoying lunch at leisure in one of the many cafés and restaurants.
Day 3 Carrick-on-Shannon & Cruise Driver’s day off
Today, after a leisurely breakfast, we will step outside our hotel and walk the short distance to the marina and board the lovely Moon River Pleasure Cruiser for a relaxing 1 hour cruise on the mighty River Shannon, the longest river in Ireland. We will enjoy on-board entertainment and guided commentary before returning to Carrick-on-Shannon. We then have the remainder of the day to enjoy in our base in the picturesque town of Carrick-on-Shannon. During our afternoon at leisure, we will have free time to explore the bustling marinas and take a stroll around the many restaurants, cafés, shops and traditional bars.
Day 4 Enniskillen, Lough Erne Cruise & Castle Crom 103 mile round trip
This morning we travel to Enniskillen, the county town of Fermanagh and Ireland’s only island town uniquely situated in the centre of the county between Upper and Lower Lough Erne. During the morning, we will visit Enniskillen Castle Museums. Built 600 years ago by the Gaelic Maguires, the castle has undergone extensive refurbishment during 2016 and now houses Fermanagh County Museum and The Inniskillings Museum. Following our visit we have free time in Enniskillen to enjoy lunch at leisure and to stroll around the craft shops in the town’s historic Buttermarket. We then re-join our coach and travel to the shores of Upper Lough Erne to board the Inishcruiser for a relaxing cruise to Crom Castle for a private group tour personally conducted by the Earl of Erne. Our tour will include a talk on the history of the Crom Estate and life at the castle up to the present day. We will have access to The Grand Hall, Library, Drawing Room, Sitting Room and The Dining Room before living like a Lord and being served afternoon tea in the Victorian Conservatory. Following our fabulous day we return to our hotel.
• 4 nights half board at the Bush Hotel
• 1 hour boat trip on the Moon River Cruiser on the River Shannon
• Entry to Enniskillen Castle Museums
• Entry to Belleek Pottery
• Trip to Sligo
• The Inishcruiser - Cruise from Lisnaskea to Crom Castle
• Private tour of Grom Castle wkith Lord Erne with afternoon tea
• 1 x quiz night
• 1 x music night
• Irish night on the last night to include music & demo how to pull a pint of Guinness
• Holyhead - Dublin Ferry crossings
Non-Refundable Deposit of £50 and balance due 10 weeks prior to departure.
All tours are subject to minimum numbers being met.
TOUR: THE CLASSICAL SPECTACULAR - ROYAL ALBERT HALL
DATE: 23rd November 2018
PRICE: £83.00 – Stalls
TIMES: TIMES: Depart Morrisons - 3.40PM / Cock Hotel - 4.00PM /Sixfields – 4.15PM
arriving back into Northampton approx. midnight
Classic… After Classic… After Classic The UK’s most popular classical music show returns to the Royal Albert Hall in November. From the very best classical music and state of the art technology to electrifying multi-coloured laser displays and the famous thundering finale to the music of the 1812 Overture – The 2018 show promises to be bigger and more thrilling than ever, leaving the crowds overwhelmed.
TOUR: CHRISTMAS CAROL SINGALONG AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM
DATE: 23rd December 2018
PRICE: £55.00 - Adults / £50.00 – Under 14’s
TIMES: Cock Hotel - 12.00noon / Sixfields – 12.15pm
Arriving back into Northampton approx. 6pm
Raise the roof of Symphony Hall! Clap your hands…stamp your feet…and sing your heart out as irrepressible showman Jonathan Cohen leads you through another fun-filled jamboree of his most-loved carols and all-time Christmas hits. You are given song sheets to sing a-long to your favourite carols. Don’t forget to wear your Christmas jumpers and Santa hats. This show is a sell out every year and promises to have you feeling festive.
THIS IS THE SAME CHRISTMAS CAROL SHOW PREVIOUSLY SHOWN AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL FOR YEARS.
All of our tours are subject to minimum numbers being met.