ATTRACTION MEMBERS

Coach tours would not be a success story if they had no where special to go!
That is why operators of some of the UK and Europe’s major visitor attractions are also keen supporters and members of the CTA

Abbotsbury Tourism Ltd (Swannery, Subtropical Gardens and Children’s Farm)
www.abbotsbury-tourism.co.uk
01305 871130

Abbotsbury tourism ltd operates three tourist attractions the Abbotsbury Swannery the Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens and the Abbotsbury Children’s Farm. All three attractions are positioned around the idyllic village of Abbotsbury overlooking Dorset’s Jurassic coast between Weymoutrh and Bridport on the B3157 coast road.

The Swannery and the Subtropical gardens are particularly geared up to receiving coach groups offering excellent café ,and shop facilities.

The swannery is world famous for hosting the only colony of nesting mute swans open to the public in the world, with spectacular hand feeding sessions for circa 600 swans at 12 and 4pm daily.

The gardens recently won the HHA/ Christie’s Garden of the Year Award and have been described by Alan Titchmarsh as “One of the finest Gardens I have ever visited “

Aerospace Bristol
www.aerospacebristol.org
01174 037 692

Aerospace Bristol is the home of the last Concorde ever to fly. The museum gives visitors the chance to step aboard the iconic Concorde, discover Bristol’s remarkable heritage and explore the lives and stories of the people who made aviation history.

From World War One bi-planes and the earliest pioneers of powered flight, to helicopters, engines, guided weapons and space technology, AerospaceBristol takes you on a fascinating flight through history with Concorde as the star attraction.

The museum offers discounted rates for groups, plentiful free coach parking, free entry for the group leader and coach driver, guided tours, and an on-site café and shop.

Situated just a few minutes off the M5, to the north of Bristol, Aerospace Bristol was shortlisted for Best Attraction for Group Visits Outside London in the Group Travel Awards 2019 and offers a supersonic day out for all.

The Anderton Boat Lift is the world’s first successful boat lift and an acknowledged masterpiece of Victorian waterways engineering. Still in operation today, almost 150 years after its conception, it is now an award-winning attraction, managed by the Canal & River Trust, with over 120,000 visitors every year.

Guests can enjoy a peaceful boat trip along the River Weaver Navigation and embark upon a thrilling journey through the lift itself, or simply explore with free entry into the treetop coffee shop, interactive exhibition, gift shop and grounds with giant adventure playground.

The Boat Lift, known as ‘Cheshire’s Cathedral of the Canals’, is great for groups with free coach parking, coach driver admission and refreshment voucher and discounts on boat trips and catering packages. It’s also conveniently located just five miles from the M56, perfect for a stop off and a bite to eat!

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum
www.carnegiebirthplace.com/
01383 724302

Welcome to the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, the home of the Scots-American Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. The museum consists of 2 parts, the traditional weaver’s cottage where Andrew was born in 1835, and the adjoining museum hall which explores his pursuits in America, as well as highlighting his ongoing international philanthropic legacy. Come on a journey and experience what life what like in Victorian Dunfermline and what it was like to emigrate to America with just a few possessions and pennies to your name. Discover how Andrew Carnegie became the richest man in the world and the father of modern philanthropy, supporting the founding of internationally renowned landmarks such as the Carnegie Hall in New York, the Peace Palace in The Hague, as well as the 2,811 public libraries scattered around the globe. There is certainly plenty to discover, explore, and learn during your visit!

Due to the size of the museum, we request that group visits are arranged in advance. For booking enquiries, please email the Visitor Services Officer at events@carnegiebirthplace.com or call 01383 724 302.

Beaulieu – National Motor Museum & Palace House
www.beaulieu.co.uk
01590 612345

Visit Beaulieu for an award-winning day out with lots for everyone to enjoy including the world-famous National Motor Museum, Palace House, home of the Montagu family, historic Beaulieu Abbey, and World of Top Gear. With beautiful grounds and gardens plus Rides & Drives for all the family.

Palais Bénédictine, Normandy (Fécamp), Museum and Distillery
www.benedictinedom.com
+33 2 35 10 26 10

The Palais Bénédictine is located in Fécamp, Normandy, on the seaside. This architectural masterpiece of gothic and Renaissance inspirations will make your groups discover Bénédictine liqueur by exploring the cultural, sensorial and gastronomic Experiences designed for them.

Guided tours throughout the year and many other private Experiences and events available on request.

• 2h15 from Paris, 1h from Deauville, 1h from Rouen, 45 mn from Le Havre and 20 mn from Etretat
• 5 free coach parking
• Free tour for driver and group leader
• Guided tour available in FR, EN, DE
• Leaflets available in FR, EN, DE, NL, ES, IT, RU
• Photography and video assets for use for your communication

Bombay Sapphire Distillery
www.distillery.bombaysapphire.com
01256 890090

Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Laverstoke Mill
Based at Laverstoke Mill in rural Hampshire, just 15 miles from Winchester and 60 miles from London, the Bombay Sapphire Distillery is in a conservation area with over 1000 years of history.The distillery showcases the care, skill and artistry behind every drop of Bombay Sapphire, and allows your group to discover the flavours of the botanicals which make Bombay Sapphire gin so unique.
We offer a range of benefits and discounts on our suite of experiences for group bookings. We can create bespoke experiences to ensure your group make the most of their time at the distillery including exclusive cocktail masterclasses, hosted visits and special events.
Pre-booked coaches are welcome at Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Bespoke Cocktail Masterclasses and Hosted Experiences available on request
Priority admission for groups
Coach parking on site
Complimentary FAM trip – contact us for details
Photography and video assets for use in marketing material
Self-discovery experience available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin

Borde Hill Garden
www.bordehill.co.uk
01444 450326

Botanical heritage and stunning landscapes make Borde Hill Garden the perfect day out in West Sussex for horticultural enthusiasts and those who love beautiful countryside. Group benefits include discounted rates, guided tours of the Garden and House, bespoke catering options and free admission for the coach driver and group organiser.

Bowood House & Gardens
www.bowood.org
01249 810961

British Airways i360
www.britishairwaysi360.com
01273 448364

British Airways i360 – Brighton’s Best Views and the South Coast’s highest bar.

Glide gently up to 450ft in a futuristic glass pod and enjoy stunning 360° panoramic views of up to 40 kilometres of Brighton, the South Downs, all the way along the coast to Beachy Head and the Isle of Wight.

Brooklands Museum
www.brooklandsmuseum.com
01932 857 381

Brooklands Museum in Weybridge, Surrey is a living experience on the site of the world’s first purpose-built motor racing circuit and most prolific aircraft factory of the 20thCentury. Celebrating over 100 years of Great British history, the museum tells the stories of the pioneering men and women that shaped the world of motoring and aviation.

Set across 32 acres, Brooklands Museum showcases the aircraft built at Brooklands, such as the Wellington Bomber and Concorde, and the motor vehicles that raced here including the famous Napier Railton.

Visitors can discover the collections through hands-on and interactive experiences, both indoors and outdoors, and meet the volunteers who will give talks and guidance based on real-life experiences at Brooklands.

Buckler’s Hard
www.bucklershard.co.uk
01590 614645

Canterbury Cathedral
www.canterbury-cathedral.org
01277 762862

Canterbury Cathedral is one of the country’s most visited visitor destinations and offers a wide range of facilities, from guided tours to special interest ‘behind scenes’ tours to Archives/Library/Conservation Studios. Stunning medieval stained glass windows depict miracles said to have taken places after the murder of Thomas Becket.

Castle Howard
www.castlehoward.co.uk
01653 648652

Built in the 18th century and taking over 100 years to complete, Castle Howard commands breathtaking views across sweeping countryside. In the house, visitors can discover a treasure trove of inspiring architecture and interiors, as well as world-renowned collections. The grounds and gardens provide a great place to relax; enjoy walks through woodlands, formal gardens and parkland. Our cafés and range of shops make Castle Howard a perfect way to spend the day.

Chatsworth House Trust
www.chatsworth.org
01246 565430

Chester Zoo is the UK’s top zoo with more than 12,000 amazing animals and over 125 acres of award-winning enclosures and gardens to explore. Discounted admission for groups of 15 or more and free coach parking and admission for coach drivers if you book in advance.

City Cruises Plc
www.citycruises.com
+44 (20) 77 400 442

City Cruises is the Number 1 Sightseeing Tour on the River Thames in London. We offer sightseeing cruises 365 days a year between Westminster, London Eye, Tower and Greenwich. Working with a range of local attractions, it’s also possible to buy combination tickets i.e. cruise + attraction. In addition, we operate daily Lunch and Afternoon Tea Cruises, regular evening ‘Sundowner’ cruises and the ever popular London Showboat Dinner Cruise. We also offer adrenalin fuelled sightseeing cruises in the form of our ‘Thames Jet’ experiences. For something bespoke, you can also privately hire any of our 20 vessels!

City Cruises Poole
www.citycruisespoole.com
01202 467882

City Cruises Poole is the Poole arm of City Cruises, the leading operator of sightseeing services on the River Thames. We operate daily from Poole Quay and Swanage Pier and offer a wide selection of cruises along the Jurassic coast, trips to the Victorian resort at Swanage and the Steam Railway, Poole Harbour cruises, evening cruises or private charters.

A smart uniformed crew are on every cruise to welcome you and provide commentary on the glorious coastline and famous landmarks. Refreshments are available on all sailings, including a fully stocked bar. Food can be provided if booked in advance.

City Cruises York
www.citycruisesyork.com
020 3876 1575

City Explorer Liverpool
www.cityexplorerliverpool.co.uk
01519332324

Hop on Hop off Open Top Tour of Liverpool.

All Tours have a guide on board. The tour lasts approximately 50 minutes with various pick up points including Albert Dock, Pier Head and Museums and Galleries.

Special Rates for coach parties.

Continuum Attractions
www.continuumattractions.com
01904527708

Live the story at Continuum Attractions, where fascinating stories are brought to life in unforgettable ways. Witness the drama at Emmerdale The Tour, ascend the 170 metre tall Emirates Spinnaker Tower, discover Edinburgh’s underground history at The Real Mary King’s Close, immerse yourself in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, discover 1000 years of Oxford’s history at Oxford Castle Unlocked or learn how chocolate made history at York’s Chocolate Story.

Devil’s Porridge Museum
www.devilsporridge.org.uk
01461 700021

A 5-star museum just off the A75, 15 mins from Carlisle. The incredible story of the women munitions workers that helped win WW1 is revealed as well as personal stories of WW2, up to the Cold War. Admission for groups from £4 pp. Free guided presentation. Café. Free coach parking. Booking essential.

Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery
www.dewars.com
01887 822013

Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery, Highland Perthshire

The Aberfeldy Distillery is located on the banks of the river Tay three miles from the birthplace of our founder, John Dewar, and is the only distillery built by the Dewar family.

Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery offers guided tours for groups throughout the year. Tours can be tailored to suit your groups needs and requirements.

Pre-booked coaches are welcome at Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery.
Situated 20 minutes from the A9.
Coach park available for 2 mini buses / 1 full size bus.
Free refreshments for drivers.
Free tour for group leader.
Audio guides for the heritage centre / distillery tour leaflets available in 9 languages.

Disneyland® Paris comprises two world class theme parks (Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney Studios® Park) and seven Disney themed hotels. In addition, the vibrant entertainment district, Disney® Village, offers themed restaurants, shops, bars and a cinema multiplex. This year there is more magic in the air than ever at the Resort, as it celebrates its 20th Anniversary. The Parks have been transformed in the most magical way through an explosion of lights and colours, with a new parade and a breath taking new night-time spectacular featuring lasers and fountains. With tailored offers and events that complement itineraries, this is THE year to bring your groups.

Eden Project
www.edenproject.com
01726 811911

Eden is the gateway into the fascinating world of plants and people and a vibrant reminder of how we need each other for our mutual survival. A unique regeneration project which transformed an old china clay pit into a global garden and home to the biggest greenhouses ever built. With a series of seasonal events you can be sure that there will always be something new to see.

English Heritage
www.english-heritage.org.uk
0117 975 1349

English Heritage welcomes visitors to more than 400 castles, abbeys, historic houses and gardens throughout England, including Dover Castle, Hadrian’s Wall, Osborne, Tintagel Castle and Stonehenge.

Improvements at Stonehenge include a newly designed permanent coach park and a new Group Reception Building with dedicated ticketing, toilet and shuttle facilities. A new exhibition at 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield delves into the consequences of the Battle and its key role in the rapidly changing landscape of England’s rule.

Group rates available at all properties.

Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway
www.exbury.co.uk
02380891203

There is something to delight everyone at Exbury, from the world-famous displays of rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias, to riverside walks, the steam railway, tea rooms, play area and art exhibitions.

Come and discover the magic of the gardens – with over 20 miles of pathways, three woods and parkland to explore, there are surprises around every corner.

Children will love the play area, looking out for wildlife such as pheasants, squirrels, dragonflies and butterflies and finding exciting plants such as the Chinese Coffin Tree and even the Devil’s Walking Stick!

Under 3’s are free and family tickets are available. Make sure you pick up a family trail to explore it all fully too!

Exeter Cathedral
www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk
01392 345886

Exeter Cathedral is one of the great cathedrals of England and finest examples of Gothic architecture anywhere. For over 900 years, through pilgrimage, craftsmanship, art and worship, Exeter Cathedral has told stories of conquest and revolution, and of deep devotion and service.

Set in the heart of Devon’s ancient regional capital, Exeter Cathedral occupies a site as ancient as the city itself, with first-class guided tours and a warm welcome giving your party the ideal start to your stay in Devon.

Excellent rates for group visits and guided tours, combined itineraries with local attractions and catering options are all available.

Floors Castle
https://www.floorscastle.com/
01573 223 333

Floors Castle is Scotland’s largest inhabited castle, a magnificent William Adam creation standing in spectacular parklands on the outskirts of Kelso, in the Scottish Borders.  Home to the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe, from the grand Ballroom to the Bird room the interiors are filled with the fine art, furniture and artefacts passed through generations.  Outside, enjoy breath-taking views across the River Tweed to the Cheviot hills or explore the walled gardens and woodland walks. With two cafes to rest and refuel in, as well as the Castle Kitchen and gift shops, Floors is an unmissable stop on any UK tour.

Great Yorkshire Show
www.greatyorkshireshow.co.uk
01423 546218

The 155th Great Yorkshire Show, organised by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, takes place from Tuesday to Thursday, 9-11 July 2013 in Harrogate when more than 130,000 visitors are expected to come through the gates. The annual farming and countryside showcase is now the premier agricultural show in England. Attractions for 2013 include top class show jumping and equine classes; competitive classes for livestock, including cattle, pigs and sheep; food hall with the region’s best food and drink plus hundreds of stands for plenty of shopping. Discounted tickets are available for coach operators and groups along with the flexibility of sale or return.

Gretna Green
www.gretnagreen.com
01461 338441

Romance, scandal, intrigue… whisky, cashmere, golf… One of Scotland’s most compelling historical tales marries with the best of ‘Made in Scotland’. This famous village on the Scottish border is a popular place to visit… famous for runaway weddings, it also makes a great place to stop while travelling north or south. The story of Gretna Green unfolds in a fascinating exhibition where group visitors can also be entertained as they take part in a traditional Gretna Green wedding! A collection of clothing, accessories, giftware, luxury foods and whiskies have been gathered from the best in Scottish manufacturers. Our Whisky House is also the first place in Scotland to sample some of our rarest malts. The 250 cover Old Smithy Restaurant offers meals any time of day. Special facilities for coaches and open all year round.

Harrogate Flower Shows
www.flowershow.org.uk
01423 546158

Harrogate Flower Shows are the UK’s premier independent gardening events and a great day out for all garden lovers. Staged at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, the 2013 events will take place on 25-28 April and 13-15 September. The shows feature beautiful show gardens, over 100 plant nurseries, the Dig It Garden Theatre, Plot to Pot Cookery Theatre, and Kitchen Garden Live, plus crafts, gifts, specialist foods and great garden shopping. Discounted, advance tickets are available on sale or return. Driver admission and coach parking is free. A wide range of catering and excellent disabled facilities are also available

Hever Castle & Gardens
www.hevercastle.co.uk
01732 861710

700 years of history for groups to explore and enjoy at the13th century castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. 30 acres of classical and natural landscape, the Edwardian gardens include Tudor , Italian and Rose gardens, 38 acre lake with rowing boats, yew and water mazes (open April-October), miniature model houses, adventure playground. An exciting programme of events including Henry VIII’s Summer Pageant with the jousting ‘Knights of Royal England’ and Rose & Herb Week, and a ‘Taste of the Garden’.Wonderful newly refurbished Pavilion Restaurant. Pre-booked lunches and teas. Private guided tours available. Inspiring gifts in the Hever and Courtyard shops. Coach park, complimentary meal voucher for driver and courier.

Historic Royal Palaces
www.hrp.org.uk
0203 166 6315

Historic Royal Palaces is the independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace, the Royal Kitchens at Kew, Queen Charlotte’s Cottage and Hillsborough Castle. We are pleased and proud to welcome group visitors and help them explore over 900 years of royal history and follow in the footsteps of the great, good, devious and dastardly, taking home memories of a great day out in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

Houses of Parliament
www.parliament.uk
0844 847 2498

Located within a Royal Palace, the Houses of Parliament provide more than 900 years of history and intrigue, iconic exteriors, and spectacular Victorian art and architecture, whilst remaining a vibrant working building. To check on group tour discounts and availability and to make bookings please call 0844 847 2498.

Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds The Immersive Experience

www.dodot.london

07914 597013

Jetstream Tours
www.jetstreamtours.com
01634 525202

Discover tales of the River Medway and Thames estuary aboard one of our passenger boats or jetboat experiences. Taking in the spectacular views of Medway including, Rochester Castle, The Historic Dockyard and Upnor Castle. Offering day trips to Southend and private boat hire for parties and functions.

We are also the link between Kent and Essex via the ferry from Gravesend to Tilbury departing Monday – Saturday.

Lakeland Motor Museum
www.lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk
015395 30400

The Lakeland Motor Museum – which celebrated its Ruby Anniversary in 2018, is home to 30,000 individual exhibits, including more than 140 classic cars and motorbikes. From vintage vehicles like the Ford Model T to a Delorian made famous by the Back to the Future trilogy, there’s something to captivate visitors of all ages. There is also an Isle of Man TT Tribute featuring many of the legendary rider John McGuiness’ very own motorbikes, along with full size, faithful replicas of Donald and Malcolm Campbell’s record-breaking Bluebird vehicles. The museum is accessible for those with disabilities and dogs are welcome.

Lancaster Judges Lodgings Museum
www.lancashire.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/museums
01524 581254

Bringing the stories of Lancaster to life for everyone, through the city’s oldest town house.

Built in the centre of Lancaster against the backdrop of the Castle and Priory this elegant, Grade 1 building was once home to Thomas Covell, Keeper of the Castle and notorious witch hunter. Between 1776 and 1975 the house became an impressive residence for judges visiting the Assize Court at the Castle. Today there is something for everyone with beautiful period rooms, gorgeous Gillows furniture, a Victorian schoolroom and the Museum of Childhood. The Lodgings is two minutes’ walk from Lancaster city centre, along a road lined with cosy cafes, friendly pubs, high end shops and boutiques.

Leeds Castle
www.leeds-castle.com
01622 765400

For 900 years, Leeds Castle, Kent has attracted kings & queens, witches & villains, world statesmen & icons of the silver screen. Open all year except Christmas Day, Leeds Castle has much for groups to see from formal gardens to falconry, from discovering the world’s largest dog collar collection to exploring the Maze and grotto or playing adventure golf. Special events will appeal to all from the Classical Concert to the Festival of Flowers, the Fireworks Spectacular and Christmas at the castle.

Liverpool Football Club Stadium Tours & Restaurant
www.liverpoolfc.com
01513379887

Visiting Anfield is a memorable experience for all, offering great group rates & a dedicated Groups Welcome Office to organise your visit. We are currently working with the CPT striving to achieve Coach Welcome status and have experience of dealing with high volumes of coaches. Our award winning Stadium Tour & Museum offers the chance to see behind the scenes at one of sport’s greatest cathedrals. Liverpool FC’s Boot Room Sports Cafe offers a family friendly dining experience in a unique and memorable environment. Competitive group menus are available and we cater for visiting coach drivers free of cost.

London Transport Museum
https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/
0343 222 5000

Explore London Transport Museum in the heart of Covent Garden. Our exhibitions uncover the story of London and its transport system over the last 200 years, looking at the powerful link between transport and the growth of modern London and how travel might change in the future.

  • Explore London’s story and understand how transport has shaped London’s unique identity. From 18th Century horse-drawn buses through t the world’s first underground railway and the creation of the famous Underground map; our colourful displays and exhibitions are a window into how transport keeps London moving
  • See the world’s first underground steam train and electric Tube railway and discover treasures from one of the most important collections of posters and graphic art in the world.
  • Discover the special All Aboard family play zone where children can have fun playing bus conductor, mechanic or train driver on the Museum’s fleet of mini interactive vehicles. Story sessions and make and take activities run all year.

Lowther Castle & Gardens
www.lowthercastle.org
01931 712192

Come to Lowther and enjoy a magnificent ruin, atmospheric gardens and a wonderful Lakeland setting.  The Story of Lowther exhibition tells Lowther’s history while the gardens, old and new, speak for themselves. With a huge wooden adventure playground and an excellent café and shop, Lowther Castle has something for everyone.

Manchester River Cruises
www.manchesterrivercruises.com
07906301222

Manchester River Cruises is the no.1 sightseeing tour on the Manchester’s River Irwell and Ship Canal. We run public trips throught out the summer and we are available for private bookings 365 days a year. We offer a number of different tour options including our 45 minute adventure tours from Salford Quays and the city centre, three hour expeditions down to the Grade II listed Barton aqueduct and our ‘Grand Tour’ four and half hour cruise down the ship canal to the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port.

MBNA Thames Clippers
www.thamesclippers.com
07894 835375

MBNA Thames Clippers are the fastest and most frequent fleet on the river, with departures from key London piers every 20 minutes. The fleet of 16 high speed catamarans link London’s attractions, offering an alternative way to see the city sights. On board you will find climate controlled indoor cabins, outdoor decks and licensed coffee bars.

Glide down the Thames in comfort with MBNA Thames Clippers Single and Return tickets from Putney to Woolwich Arsenal. Or choose to make a day of it with hop-on, hop-off all day River Roamer tickets, valid from 9am. Tickets are valid for use between the 16 piers in the Central and East Zones, including North Greenwich, Greenwich, London Bridge City for The Shard, Embankment for Theatreland and Battersea Power Station. Services run from early in the morning to late at night. Whether you want to spend the day sightseeing or take a quick trip by river, MBNA Thames Clippers are perfect for exploring the city.

We also offer FREE coach parking at The O2 when you pre-book all-day, hop on, hop off River Roamer, Single or Return tickets with us!

Make life easier with our Park and Glide scheme: drop passengers off at key central London piers (Millbank, Embankment or Tower) and securely park the coach at The O2 while they enjoy their day out in London.

For booking requests, please email sales@thamesclippers.com and to receive special rates please don’t forget to quote you are a CTA member.

Mersey Ferries
www.merseyferries.co.uk
0151 330 1458

For every kind of group, great days out begin on the banks of the Mersey – with more reasons to visit than ever before. With so much to please everyone, no wonder it’s such a popular choice for groups. For tour operators, this is the place that has all the ‘must go’ factors and everything is linked by our famous Ferry ‘cross the Mersey. 50 minute River Explorer Cruise, day trip along the magnificent Manchester ship canal and combination tours with other attractions at special group rates Complimentary ticket to coach driver / group escort Free Coach parking on the Wirral.

National Museum of the Royal Navy
www.nmrn.org.uk
02392 839766

The National Museum of the Royal Navy tells the 800 year story of the Royal Navy surface fleet across its galleries and ships. Attractions include HMS Victory, the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Explosion, Museum of Naval Firepower, the Royal Marines Museum and a whole host of galleries that reflect the Royal Navy’s operation on the sea, under the sea, on the land and in the air.

New Lanark World Heritage Site
www.newlanark.org
01555661345

New Lanark World Heritage Site is the perfect destination for your group’s outing. The heart of New Lanark is a living and working village which is situated in an outstanding location by the majestic Falls of Clyde. There are activities for all ages to enjoy including the many attractions of the award winning Visitor Centre, beautiful woodland walks and a programme of Events & Exhibitions throughout the year. Groups can make the most of their visit to New Lanark with a variety of eating, shopping and overnight options.

Planet Hollywod Intl
www.planethollywoodintl.com
020 7024 8456

Planet Hollywood is the world’s only themed dining experience inspired by the glamour of Hollywood, and it’s London restaurant is the perfect venue for group meals and can accommodate most large and small groups for lunch, dinner or late night dining. It’s Haymarket location is especially ideal for pre and post theatre dining or as part of a London sightseeing itinerary and offers a range of 8 group menus to cater for all budgets. Movie memorabilia and props are displayed throughout the restaurant and 18 screens feature up-to-the-minute films trailers and music videos, keeping it fresh and interesting for restaurant guests. There’s also a fully stocked merchandise shop offering a variety of souvenirs including T-shirts, baseball caps and jackets.

Groups are made to feel a part of the show with a welcome message on screen.

Timing is key to hassle free group dining and Planet Hollywood deliver with tables ready for the time booked and timely and efficient service of food with both quality and quantity.

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
www.historicdockyard.co.uk
02392 839766

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
www.rbge.org.uk
07776 164 107

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is world renowned for its horticultural excellence in over 70 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. Nestled in the Scottish Borders, Dawyck Botanic Garden is home to one of Scotland’s finest arboreta including some of Britain’s oldest and tallest trees. In Dumfries & Galloway lies Logan Botanic Garden which is warmed by the Gulf Stream, helping to create an exotic plant paradise. Surrounded by dramatic scenery in Argyll lies Benmore Botanic Garden; a magnificent mountainside Garden with a world-famous collection of plants. Together they represent one of the world’s largest living collections of plants. All four Gardens welcome groups and a range of tours and refreshment opportunities are on offer at reduced rates.

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
www.kew.org
0208 332 5648

Kew is London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage site offering unique landscapes, vistas and iconic architecture from every stage of the Gardens’ history. Our collection of living plants is the largest and most diverse in the world, growing out in the landscape and within our glasshouses and nurseries.

The Royal Collection
www.royalcollection.org.uk
020 7839 1377

The Royal Collection manages the public opening of the official residences of The Queen, including Buckingham, Palace, The Royal Mews, Windsor Castle, Frogmore House, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen’s Galleries. It is also responsible for the Royal Collection, one of the world’s greatest art collections.

Royal Horticultural Society – Gardens and Shows
www.rhs.org.uk/groups
020 7821 3170

As the world’s leading gardening charity, the Royal Horticultural Society has four beautiful gardens and a choice of world class Flower Shows. From the flagship RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey, to the lovely RHS Garden Rosemoor in Devon, RHS Garden Hyde Hall in Essex and RHS Garden Harlow Carr in Harrogate – all offer inspirational days out with fabulous horticulture and a year-round events calendar.

Offering special group rates, RHS Gardens have free coach parking, free entry and a refreshment voucher for the driver.  Most RHS Shows offer free parking and all except the RHS Chelsea Flower Show offer free entry for drivers.

For garden bookings:  020 7821 3170, email groups@rhs.org.uk or visit rhs.org.uk/groups

For Shows bookings: Groups@seetickets.com

Royal Museums Greenwich
www.rmg.co.uk
02083126589

Visit Royal Museums Greenwich, home of the Royal Observatory and the Peter Harrison Planetarium, Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House. A top UK visitor attraction, Royal Museums Greenwich is a perfect destination whatever your interests: art and architecture; star gazing and astronomy; ships and the sea; or British history and royalty. All our attractions are located within easy walking distance of each other and are part of historic Greenwich, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Runway Visitor Park
www.runwayvisitorpark.co.uk
01614893932

Enjoy a great day out for all ages.

Take a front row seat on our raised viewing mounds giving a clear 180-degree view across the airfield at Manchester Airport the UKs third largest airport. Watch the aircraft take-off & land and with approximately 600 aircraft movements each day there’s always something to see. Want to get closer then access some of our on-site aircraft exhibits or choose from a variety of guided tours including Concorde, the flagship supersonic airliner of the BA fleet, or take a look around our Nimrod, the RAF patrol and attack aircraft.

Relax with a coffee or lunch in our Concorde Restaurant & Coffee House which has a view like no other, enjoy the Children’s Play Area, take home a souvenir or two to remind you of your day from our Aviation Shop, it really is a fun day out for everyone.

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
www.salisburycathedral.org.uk
01722 555 120

Salisbury Cathedral is one of Britain’s finest medieval cathedrals, both living church and internationally renowned heritage attraction. It is also home to the finest original copy of the 1215 Magna Carta, which is on permanent display to visitors in the Chapter House. The Cathedral offers a warm welcome to the 250,000 pilgrims and tourists who visit each year to marvel at the peace and beauty of the 750 year old building and admire Britain’s tallest spire. Its commitment to working with the travel trade and looking after group visitors recently attracted the award for Innovation in Tourism at the Group Travel Awards.

Samlesbury hall
www.samlesburyhall.co.uk
01254 812010

Take a step back in time into the friendliest old house in Lancashire, a fascinating medieval Hall to visit.  Stroll through historic rooms with award-winning tour guides, or meander through the Hall and charming grounds.

View working hives (safely behind glass!) and sample honey in the bee centre, take a peek at the mini-farm – if only to see Elvis & Ozzy (the pigs!) or rescued battery hens.

Be welcomed by roaring fires in winter, or enjoy afternoon tea in summer by the fountain.  Followed by a scrumptious meal, or a hot drink & waffles – what more perfect destination is there?

Scone Palace
www.scone-palace.co.uk
01738 554929

Shakespeare’s Globe
www.shakespearesglobe.com
020 7902 1503

Step inside this faithful recreation of William Shakespeare’s iconic Globe theatre. Imagine it as it would have been at the centre of London’s notorious Bankside entertainment district.

Throughout the year our expert guides bring this extraordinary open-air theatre to life in a 40 minute guided tour, with colourful stories of the 1599 Globe, the reconstruction process in the 1990s and how the building works today as an imaginative and experimental theatre space. Take a seat ‘within this wooden O’ – listen, absorb and ask questions as the secrets of the Globe unfold.

Enjoy exciting live demonstrations in The Guided Tour Welcome and Demonstration Space at various times throughout the day, which include Elizabethan clothing dressings, stage fighting and printing the plays using a replica 17th century printing press.

To find out more information on our group packages contact our Travel Trade & Sales Team at GuidedTours@shakespearesglobe.com or 020 7902 1568.

The Silverstone Experience
www.silverstone-experience.co.uk
03339 999884

The Silverstone Experience is a brand new family friendly visitor attraction opening in spring 2019 which will take guests on an exciting 2.5 hour journey through the past, present and future of Silverstone and British Motor Racing.

Fascinating stories of human endeavour, great sporting rivalries and engineering innovation will be told using state of the art interactive displays and iconic imagery which will appeal to all age groups.

At the end of the visit, and a highlight for many, there will be the opportunity to experience a lap around Silverstone alongside iconic cars and motor racing heroes in a thrilling immersive show.

Silverstone Experience are pleased to offer exclusive coach operator rates. For more information please visit www.silverstone-experience.co.uk or contact Paul.Cummings@silverstone-experience.co.uk

Simply the Best
www.ewm.co.uk
013873 80611

The Edinburgh Woollen Mill is focused on delivering quality products, great value and excellent service levels. It is a major national retailer with 400 retail stores ranging from High Street stores, Garden Centre concessions, Tourist stores and larger format Destination Stores.

South Devon Railway
www.southdevonrailway.co.uk
07711 552947

SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY: FAR MORE THAN A STEAM TRAIN RIDE

The multi-award winning South Devon Railway is one of the West Country’s best loved tourist attractions and is the longest established steam railway in the south west.

The line runs along the stunning valley of the Dart between Buckfastleigh and Totnes (Riverside). The steam trains offer a wonderful all day, all weather attraction for families and visitors of all ages as they are transported back in time to the bygone era of the old Great Western Railway.

Great value group prices and joint tickets with other leading Devon visitor attractions are also available for a whole, varied day of fantastic entertainment.

St Michael’s Mount
www.stmichaelsmount.co.uk
01736 710507

Cross the causeway where a legendary giant once walked. Follow the footsteps of pilgrims or boat hop to an island where modern life meets history. Discover an evocative castle, a sub-tropical garden paradise and a close-knit island community, home to the St Aubyn family and thirty islanders.

Strawberry Fields Farm Shop
www.liftonfarmshop.co.uk
01566 784605