Liverpool Christmas Shopper
Saturday 11th November

Liverpool is a magical place to visit during the festive period, from shopping for the perfect gift in Liverpool One and the city centre, strolling around the Albert Dock or enjoying some of the city’s seasonal cultural events.




Adult £18
This tour is fully booked

Livingston Christmas Shopper
Saturday 18th November

Said to be Scotland’s second-largest covered shopping centre. The Centre houses more than 160 retailers, including Primark, Debenhams, BHS and M&S. Also available at Livignston is the designer outlet – offering you branded designer outlet – offering you branded designer labels you love – for a price you’ll love more! A perfect opportunity to get all your Christmas shopping done.


Adult £16
This tour is fully booked

Bury Christmas Market
Saturday 25th November

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… and Bury Market is no exception. Bury Market at Christmas is a great day out for all ages – with over 300 stalls selling food, Christmas gifts, decorations, crafts and much much more there is something for everyone. Take advantage of the Mill Gate Shopping Centre beside the market to get all the presents you need for your brother, mother and next door neighbour. Christmas Shopping couldn’t be any easier!


Adult £17
This tour is fully booked

Keswick Victorian Christmas Fayre and Dobbies Garden Centre
Sunday 3rd December

Join Houstons for it’s first year visiting the Keswick Victorian Christmas Fayre. With live entertainment, a funfair and a large selection of stalls selling a selection of Christmas homemade crafts, produce and festive food – it’s the perfect day to get you into the Christmas Spirit! After some time in Keswick we head to Dobbies Garden Centre to enjoy the warmth of the centre and a chance to buy some more Christmas gifts.


Adult £15 Child £12
This tour is fully booked

Beamish at Christmas
Sunday 10th December

What better way to count down to Christmas than by stepping into a winter wonderland at Beamish? Find plenty of festive fun and experience Christmas from days gone by and visit Father Christmas in his magical fireside Grotto, he’ll have a small gift for every child.


Adult £29 – Concession £27.50 – Child £15
This tour is fully booked

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Booking Conditions

Once the seat is booked full payment must be made within fourteen days (unless agreed otherwise with office staff at time of booking)

Trips may be cancelled due to a lack of interest. You will be given fourteen days notice if a trip is going to be cancelled – you will receive a phone call to confirm cancellation. If we are unable to contact you we will send you a letter. Refunds will be issued by cheque for any trips that we cancel.

If you can no longer attend a day excursion you have until fourteen days before the trip takes place to cancel your seat. In the event of this you will receive a credit note for your payment to be used against another tour. If you cancel after the given time scale you will not be entitled to a credit note

For day excursions with tickets (e.g theatre tickets, event tickets etc.) you will not be entitled to a credit note unless the ticket is re-sold. If for any reason you have to cancel you must do so 28 days prior to the date of excursion (this gives us more time to be able to re-sell your ticket so you have more chance of getting the full amount as a credit note as reimbursement.) If you cancel after the 28 days it will be your own responsibility to try and re-sell your ticket.

If any tickets have been booked for activities out with the Houston’s Tour at a tour destination and the trip is cancelled Houston’s cannot refund you.

Payment Terms

We charge for payments made by Credit/Debit card. Debit cards are charged 20p and credit cards are charged 1.4%

Cheques should be made payable to “Houston’s Mini Coaches”

Payment plans are available – please discuss them at time of booking.


Tickets and entrance fees are included in most of our prices; day excursions without entrance fees included are – Edinburgh Flower Show, T in the Park, M&Ds and Alton Towers. If you buy these tickets in advance and the trip is cancelled Houstons Coaches will not be able to refund you for these tickets.

Information for on the day

On the day of the excursion you will be met by our driver at your chosen pick up point (Lockerbie, Lochmaben, Dumfries, Annan, Gretna*, Moffat*)

All entrance tickets are issued by the driver on the coach. Most of our excursion tickets have to be collected at the venue on the day.