Tours
Abbotsford House Melrose - Postponed
Thursday 26th March

Following recent Government advice regarding travel this Tour has been postponed we are currently contacting customers who were booked on this tour.  Please stick with us as we are trying our best to ensure that essential bus services run so it may take us a little while to contact you.

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Abbotsford is the extraordinary home of the 19th century novelist Sir Walter Scott who popularised tartan, saved the Scottish banknote and rediscovered his country’s Crown Jewels. Discover a treasure trove of intriguing objects which inspired his greatest poems and novels. Learn about Scott’s life, browse the gift shop or simply relax in the beautiful formal gardens and tranquil woodlands.

A sandwich lunch is included at the Ochiltree Cafe.

 

 

Adult £34

Falkirk Wheel, The Kelpies & High Tea - Postponed
Wednesday 8th April

Following recent Government advice regarding travel this Tour has been postponed we are currently contacting customers who were booked on this tour. Please stick with us as we are trying our best to ensure that essential bus services run so it may take us a little while to contact you.
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Enjoy the full 60 minute Falkirk Wheel Experience as you sail through the sky before travelling along the aqueduct to the Union Canal and back.

We will then visit The Kelpies before ending the tour with a relaxed meal at The Shore in Carronshore.

Adult £42 Concession £41

Fur, Fin and Fun, Bowness-on-Windermere - Postponed
Wednesday 15th April

Following recent Government advice regarding travel this Tour has been postponed we are currently contacting customers who were booked on this tour.  Please stick with us as we are trying our best to ensure that essential bus services run so it may take us a little while to contact you.

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Visit the Lakes Aquarium and meet the UK’s largest collection of freshwater fish. Watch the otters at play and walk under the lake while the ducks dive above you. Your visit continues with a Lakeland Cruise, taking in magnificent scenery, then ends with a visit to The World of Beatrix Potter™ Attraction.

Adult £41 Child £33

Levens Hall, Kendal - Postponed
Tuesday 21st April

Following recent Government advice regarding travel this Tour has been postponed we are currently contacting customers who were booked on this tour.  Please stick with us as we are trying our best to ensure that essential bus services run so it may take us a little while to contact you.

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Levens Hall is a stunning family home with exceptional Elizabethan interiors and the finest furniture, clocks and paintings. Explore the fascinating artefacts linking the Hall to the Duke of Wellington, marvel at the world’s largest and oldest topiary gardens before visiting the gift shop and the new Levens Kitchen for a soup and sandwich lunch.

Adult £43

Garrion Bridges Garden and Antique Centre & Goulding’s Garden Centre, Clyde Valley - Postponed
Wednesday 29th April

Following recent Government advice regarding travel this Tour has been postponed we are currently contacting customers who were booked on this tour.  Please stick with us as we are trying our best to ensure that essential bus services run so it may take us a little while to contact you.

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Calling in at Garrion Bridges for a unique and exciting shopping experience with over twenty different departments including one of the largest antique centres in Scotland, as seen on Bargain Hunt. Followed by a visit to Gouldings Garden Centre with its award winning range of plants and homewares and a fabulous farm shop.

Adult £18

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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) 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.