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Christmas Spectacular
A short mini break to Norfolk to include a visit to the Thursford Christmas Sectacular.

The Thursford Christmas Spectacular is an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. It’s a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year round favourites. With a cast of 130 this is the biggest Christmas show of its kind in Europe!

Wednesday 6th -Friday 8th December 2023

Price: £362 per person
(Single room supplement £60)

  Proposed Itinerary:  (At this stage this is just an outline and could change)

We will leave Poynton High School at 7.45am on Wednesday 6th December and travel to Belton House in Lincolnshire. Belton is one of the National Trust's most popular properties and at this time of year will be beautifully decorated for Christmas.There will be time to visit the house and gardens and have lunch before rejoining the coach mid-afternoon to travel to the Dunstan Hall Hotel, Norwich. (Entry to Belton free to NT members, non members approx £12 payable in cash on the day)

On Thursday we will visit Norwich and attend a performance of the Thursford Christmas Spectacular in the afternoon or evening (performance time tbc at a later date).

On Friday after breakfast we will head to Lincoln where you will have plenty of time to visit the traditional Christmas Market. Here you can enjoy cultural entertainment and stroll around over 150 stalls nestled within the medieval square and surrounding area or maybe visit the Cathedral, one of Europe’s finest Gothic buildings, once the tallest building in the world and the impressive Norman Castle dating back to 1068 and home to one of only four surviving copies of Magna Carta. Late afternoon we will set off home arriving back in Poynton in the early evening.

The price includes travel by coach, 2 nights dinner, bed and breakfast (or lunch on one day depending on the time of the show) at the Dunstan Hall Hotel, Norwich, tickets for the Thursford Spectacular, a visit to Belton Hall and a visit to Lincoln.


Spring Mini Break
A mini break to the Netherlands to visit Delft, Gouda, Amsterdam and the famous Keukenhof Flower Gardens. Calling at Wentworth Castle Gardens and Beverley on the way and York on the way back.

Friday 3rd - Tuesday7th May 2024

Price: £654 per person
(Single room supplement £128)

  The price includes:

  • Return coach travel

  • Two nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast accommodation at the Fletcher Hotel Restaurant at Loostrecht-Amsterdam

  • Two nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast on the Hull/Rotterdam ferry

  • A visit to Wentworth Castle Gardens (£5.50 extra payable in cash on the day for non-National Trust members)

  • A visit to Beverley 

  • Entry to Royal Delft factory

  • A visit to Delft

  • A visit to Gouda

  • A visit to Amsterdam

  • Entry to the Keukenhof Gardens

  • A visit to York

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