VISION TOURS, the local luxury coach tour operator, is offering a variety of first class coach trips throughout the summer, with pick ups from Melksham.
Trips to The Malvern Spring Show, Tewkesbury Market and Worcester, RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, BBC Countryfile Live and Buckingham Palace are all planned. Plus short breaks to London, Paris, Holland, Ireland and the Isle of Wight.
And their new brochure is now out which can be picked up at Melksham Tourist Information Centre in Church Street and the Melksham News offices in the Market Place.
Day trips with Melksham pick ups include The Malvern Spring Show; a Royal Windsor & River Thames Cream Tea Cruise; Tewkesbury Market and Worcester; the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show; Bickleigh Mill & Horse Drawn Canal Barge; Ross on Wye & River Cruise; Dartmouth Steam & Cruise; BBC Countryfile Live; Buckingham Palace; Ladies’ Day & Olly Murs at Newbury Racecourse; Cardiff & The Royal Mint and War Horse at Bristol Hippodrome.
There are also coach holidays to Duxford Air Festival & Brooklands; the Isle of Wight; Cowes Week Spectacular; Paris, Monet’s Garden & Versailles; London; Kensington Palace; and Holland & Picturebook Germany.
On Sunday 14th May, a coach will travel to The Malvern Spring Show. Be inspired by spring at RHS Malvern Spring Festival. Set against the magnificent Malvern Hills, the spring festival is packed with flowers, food, crafts and family fun. The trip costs £39.50.
Some of the highlights include:
On Friday 26th May, experience the thrills in the sky above, and enjoy the fun on the showground below at the Spring Bank Holiday Duxford Air Festival.
The three-day trip also includes a visit to Brooklands Museum, the birthplace of British Motorsport and Aviation – Home of Concorde. The trip costs £209.
On Monday 29th May, Explore the lovely town of Windsor at your own pace before joining a two-hour afternoon cruise on the Thames. Cruise upstream going through Boveney Lock, passing Sutherland Grange, The Willows, Oakley Court, Bray Film Studios, Queens Eyot and Monkey Island. Enjoy classic views of Windsor Castle and a cream tea on the return. This trip costs £39.50.
A coach leaves on Wednesday 2nd August for Cowes Week. Experience the sights and sounds of Cowes Week while cruising the Solent. Savour the excitement of this world-renowned yachting event, one of the UK’s longest and most successful sporting events and a highlight of the British Summer.
This two-day break also includes a visit to the interesting city of Winchester and a night at a four star hotel with dinner and breakfast included. The trip costs £149.50.
On Saturday 12th August, Explore the very best of Britain’s countryside in one extraordinary day out. Hosted within the spectacular grounds of Oxfordshire’s iconic World Heritage site Blenheim palace, BBC Countryfile Live will showcase the very best of our living countryside.
For more information about trips happening this summer, see their advert on page 19 or visit their website www.vision-tours. co.uk or pick up their new brochure from the Melksham News office in the Market Place or at Melksham Tourist Information in Church Street.