What we're about

Do you want to see the countryside and historic sites around southern England with other like minded people?

If your answer is Yes, then this is the group for you!

We organise day trips, normally on Saturdays by coach for only £26 each!

It's an opportunity to meet other like minded people who are interested in history, the countryside and walks. In 2018, we will be organising trips to Suffolk, the Cotswolds, Stonehenge, Roman remains in West Sussex, Mary Arden's farm in Warwickshire, two hikes and themed days around Downton Abbey and Winston Churchill.

If you look around at other groups, they charge a ridiculous amount for day trips (£35-£50), but for this group, there are no other costs, no organiser fees, nothing!

Just pay your £26 and that secures your seat on the coach and the opportunity to meet others whilst seeing some of southern England's most historic places!

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If you have any problems paying, please email me through the website.

Robert
07905 901 834

Upcoming events (3)

Day trip to Stratford-upon-Avon - home of William Shakespeare (NOW FULL)

St James's Park Tube Station (outside the station)

£26.00

THE TRIP IS NOW FULL, IF YOU WISH TO GO ON THE WAITING LIST, PLEASE EMAIL ME AT: [masked]. Come along on Saturday 25th May for a day trip by coach to historic Stratford Upon Avon, home of William Shakespeare! About Stratford & William Shakespeare Stratford-upon-Avon lies is a pretty Tudor town on the River Avon, 22 miles south east of Birmingham. 'Strat' is an Old English word meaning 'street' and 'ford' means where a road forded a river (in order for people and animals to cross). Stratford is a very pretty town, full of medieval houses and is known as where William Shakespeare was born, raised, married and died. He was born on 23rd April 1564 in Henley Street, christened in Holy Trinity Church and lived in the town until at least 1585, when he was 21 years old. He left between[masked] and made his name in London, he retired back to Stratford in 1613, aged 49 and died on 23rd April 1616 on his 52nd birthday. We are planning to visit: - Anne Hathaway's cottage (his wife, where she grew up) - Shakespeare's House (where he was born and grew up) - Nash House (his daughter's house as an adult when she married) - New Place remains (his house as an adult) - Holy Trinity Church (where he was baptised, worshiped and is buried) I know Stratford pretty well, so will give a mini guided tour as we pass some of the other old buildings in the town, as we walk between the houses. Total cost of entry to all the houses and the church is £24 per person (payable on the day). At 5:30pm, we will head back to London, dropping off back near St James' Park Tube Station by about 7:30pm (depending on traffic). We are going by executive coach (we have changed coach companies from last year) and all coaches now have a toilet on board. Coach seating - If you wish to reserve a seat on the coach in advance, after you pay please look at the seating plan in the photos and then email me ([masked]) with the seat number/s you wish to reserve. Its first come first served. - The seat you sit on when you board the coach is yours for the day. If you wish to change seats on the coach during the day, you will need to get permission from the individual who is seated there. Cost Coach cost is £26 per person (payable in advance when you RSVP). Please note: you won't be able to pay via the app, only the full site. You also don't need a Paypal account to pay, just a credit card. Its up to you whether you bring food & drink for the day, there are plenty of places to eat in Stratford. If you can't see us outside the station, please text. Look out for the 'Coach Day Trips' group sign outside the station. Hope to see you there! Robert[masked] (prefer text)

Day trip to the Cotswolds - stunning views & picturesque villages! (NOW FULL)

St James's Park Tube Station (outside the station)

£26.00

THE TRIP IS NOW FULL, IF YOU WISH TO GO ON THE WAITING LIST, PLEASE EMAIL ME AT: [masked]. Come along on Saturday 1st June for a day trip to the stunning Cotswolds! About the day We will be going by coach to the Cotswolds and taking in its three most beautiful villages, plus a stunning view! We will visit the pretty villages of Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water and the view from Broadway Tower. Spending about 1h 30mins in each. They are all reasonably close to each other, but too far to walk, so we will be using the coach to travel between them. The villages are typically romantic English with old timber framed and local stone houses, medieval churches, rivers running through them and stunning views looking out to the countryside in the distance. The Cotswolds are a range of rolling hills in south central England about 25 miles wide and 90 miles long. The area is a rural landscape containing stone-built villages, historical towns and stately homes and gardens. The Cotswolds were declared an area of outstanding natural beauty in 1966. At 5:30pm, we will head back to London, dropping off back near St James' Park Tube Station by about 7:30pm (depending on traffic). We are going by executive coach (we have changed coach companies from last year) and all coaches now have a toilet on board. Coach seating - If you wish to reserve a seat on the coach in advance, after you pay please look at the seating plan in the photos and then email me ([masked]) with the seat number/s you wish to reserve. Its first come first served. - The seat you sit on when you board the coach is yours for the day. If you wish to change seats on the coach during the day, you will need to get permission from the individual who is seated there. Cost Cost is £26 per person (payable in advance when you RSVP). Please note: you won't be able to pay via the app, only the full site. You also don't need a Paypal account to pay, just a credit card. Its up to you whether you bring food & drink for the day, all the villages have cafes and pubs. If you can't see us outside the station, please text. Look out for the 'Coach Day Trips' group sign. Hope to see you there! Robert[masked] (prefer text)

Day trip to three secrets of West Sussex (only £26)

St James's Park Tube Station (outside the station)

£26.00

Come along on Saturday 8th June for a day trip exploring three secrets of West Sussex! About the day The day trip by coach will explore three secrets in the county of West Sussex, spending 1 to 2 hours in each one. St Mary's House & Gardens St Mary's House in the village of Bramber is a historic pilgrim inn, c1450 and is one of the finest examples of a half-timbered building in Sussex. St Mary's House was built by William Wayneflete, Bishop of Winchester, Wayneflete's house was intended as a residence for four monks who served as bridge wardens for an important crossing of the River Adur at Bramber. The house also has five acres of beautiful gardens to explore. Lancing College Chapel The chapel attached to to Lancing College is an example of Gothic Revival architecture. Building started in 1868 and although work stopped in 1977, the chapel remains unfinished. The chapel was dedicated to St Mary and St Nicolas in 1911 but the college had worshipped in the finished crypt from 1875. The chapel is built of Sussex sandstone, is a Grade I listed building and the largest school chapel in the world. Devil's Dyke Devil's Dyke is a 100m deep V-shaped valley on the South Downs Way. A viewing area gives fantastic views of the dyke and the surrounding countryside. It gets its name from local folklore that the valley was the work of the devil, although the dyke was likely created at the end of the last ice age as the ice receded. Entry and tour of the chapel is £5 per person and entry to the house is £10 per person (payable on the day). At 5:30pm, we will head back to London, dropping off back near St James' Park Tube Station by about 7:30pm (depending on traffic). We are going by executive coach (we have changed coach companies from last year) and all coaches now have a toilet on board. Coach seating - If you wish to reserve a seat on the coach in advance, after you pay please look at the seating plan in the photos and then email me ([masked]) with the seat number/s you wish to reserve. Its first come first served. - The seat you sit on when you board the coach is yours for the day. If you wish to change seats on the coach during the day, you will need to get permission from the individual who is seated there. Cost Cost is £26 per person (payable in advance when you RSVP). Please note: you won't be able to pay via the app, only the full site. You also don't need a Paypal account to pay, just a credit card. Please bring food & drink for the day, as there aren't many places to eat where we are going. If you can't see us outside the station, please text. Look out for the 'Coach Day Trips' group sign outside the station. Hope to see you there! Robert[masked] (prefer text)

Past events (52)

Day trip to the pretty villages in north Essex (NOW FULL)

St James's Park Tube Station (outside the station)

£26.00

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