2020 Tour Cancellations update.
Wednesday 9th September

Due to Covid-19 and the current restrictions that we are living with we have cancelled the majority of our tours for 2020.

Here at Houstons HQ we had great fun organizing and booking new and exciting tours for 2020.  We do hope that we can reschedule the tours we had in place, to 2021.  

We look forward to welcoming our current customers and new customers when we get the coach tours up and running.

Please keep an eye on our website and our Facebook page for updates.

Thank you for your understanding.



Newcastle Metro Centre
Saturday 28th November

With over 350 retailers and 50 restaurants you can complete your Christmas shopping then relax with something to eat and drink.

Adult £21

Livingston Christmas Shopper
Sunday 29th November

Livingston Shopping Centre houses more than 160 retailers, including Primark, Debenhams and M&S. Also available at Livingston is the designer outlet offering you branded designer labels.  A great day out with lots of choices for lunch and refreshments while you catch up and compare purchases!

Adult £19

Beamish At Christmas
Sunday 6th December

Taste scrumptious seasonal cooking and be amazed as your favourite parts of the museum are beautifully decorated for the festive season. Savour the aroma of delicious home-baked goods cooking on the range, listen to merry music and try your hand at traditional crafts.  Start your own special family traditions and tick off important Christmas to-dos before the big day – no festive season is complete without a visit to Father Christmas, or even a spin on our real ice rink! From Georgian times right the way through to the 1950s, be immersed in an enchanting Christmas through time at Beamish.


Adult £35 Concession £33 Child £28


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) Failure to pay within this time scale will result in your place being cancelled without notice.

Our day excursions operate subject to minimum numbers therefore we may be forced to cancel a departure if bookings fall short of the necessary target. If we do have to cancel you will be notified a week in advance and offered a full refund or an alternative tour.

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.

If you need to bring a push chair, pram, mobility scooter or wheel chair on the tour please inform the office before the day of departure.

If any tickets have been booked for activities out with Houston’s Tour (i.e Blackpool Pleasure Beach tickets, attraction tickets in locations we visit etc.) and the trip is cancelled Houston’s cannot refund you.

Payment Terms

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

If you wish to pay with your card then please phone us on 01576 203874

Information for on the day

On the day of the excursion you will be met by our driver at your chosen pick up point. Day excursions are timed specifically so please make sure you arrive at your pick up point in plenty of time ( we recommend 5-10 minutes prior to pick up time) Drivers are not permitted to pick up or drop off at points not designated.

We try our best to stick to your original seats allocated; but your seat may change due to another passengers circumstances. If you do not wish for your seat to be changed please notify the office staff.

Any personal items taken on the trip, or left on the coach during the trip, are done so at the owner’s risk. Any damage caused to personal items Houstons Coaches will not be liable for.

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.

It is not guaranteed that a coach with a toilet will be on the tour. Comfort stops are included on most tours.