Edinburgh Tattoo and High Tea
Friday 12th August

Saturday 20 August 2022

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo will celebrate the power of connection with a spectacular combination of music, dance and military precision from some of the world’s leading armed forces and cultural performers, as it makes its return to the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade in 2022 with a new show titled Voices.

The show draws inspiration from people across the globe who, despite physical separation, continue to connect and share their voices creatively through spoken word, song, writing, music and dance – languages common to all.

Included with this trip is a high tea at The Steading. Pick ups Annan, Dumfries, Lochmaben, Lockerbie & Moffat

Adult £99
This tour is fully booked

Coronation Street & Manchester
Saturday 27th August

Explore the sensational external sets at MediaCityUK, Manchester on a 90 minute guided tour which takes in Coronation Street, Rosamund Street and Victoria Street. This is your chance to step on to the largest working television lot in the country and be immersed in the familiar surroundings of the Rovers Return, Roys Rolls, Underwold and The Kabin. Recall stories from yesteryear, hear filming secrets, take a selfie on the street and follow in the footsteps of your favourite characters down those Coronation Street cobbles.  The tour then goes into Manchester centre for the afternoon.

Pick ups in Moffat, Lockerbie, Lochmaben, Dumfries & Annan.

Adult £59 (entry included)

Harrogate - a day in the heart of Yorkshire
Friday 9th September

We will head off to Harrogate early in the morning, with a comfort break on the way. Arriving around midday in Harrogate we then have all afternoon to make the most of Harrogate. With its vast open space that surrounds the town centre, known locally as the Stray, this gives Harrogate town centre a green and spacious feel unique to the town. With quality shopping a wide selection of places to eat there is something for everyone in Harrogate.

Adult £35

Rail, Sail & Tail, Bowness-on-Windermere
Wednesday 14th September

Rail, Sail and Tail starts with a one way ride on the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway. Then a short cruise has been organised from Lakeside to Bowness. We finish the day’s tour at The World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness, where the beloved tales of Peter Rabbit and his friends come to life in the centres own special and unique way.

Pick ups from Moffat, Lockerbie, Lochmaben, Dumfries and Annan.

Adult £44 (tickets included)

Hexham & Houghton Hall Garden Centre
Tuesday 20th September

Arriving in Hexham mid morning you will be free to visit Hexham’s popular weekly market, situated in the centre of the picturesque Northumberland town. After four hours in Hexham we head home via Houghton Hall Garden Centre where there will be time to explore the three levels of shopping and stop for a coffee.

Adult £30

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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.