Sunday 24th July

Experience amazing sights, sounds, smells and delicious tastes as the past comes to life.  Step into the past and explore the 350 acre site, as Beamish tells the story of the people of North East England in the 1820s, 1900s and 1940s.

Pick ups Moffat, Lockerbie, Lochmaben, Dumfries & Annan

Adult £38 Concession £36 Child £31

Castle Kennedy, Kirkcudbright and High Tea
Friday 29th July

Castle Kennedy is one of Scotland’s most important historical landscaped gardens with 75 acres of sculptured landscapes and magnificent avenues. The tour will then head to Kirkcudbright which is hosting the Arts and Crafts Trail with over 150 exhibitors opening the doors to their creative places. Finishing with a fabulous high tea at the Arden House Hotel in Kirkcudbrightshire.  Included in the ticket price is entry to Castle Kennedy and the high tea at Arden House.

Pick ups Moffat, Lockerbie, Annan, Dumfries & Castle Douglas

Adult £46 Concession £44

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

Southport Flower Show
Sunday 21st August

Southport Flower Show is the largest independent flower show in the country. The show will focus on health and wellbeing.  This will include the benefits of flowers and gardening and the positive impact they make on daily life along with appreciating the great outdoors and enjoying a healthy lifestyle.

Pick ups Moffat, Lockerbie, Lochmaben, Dumfries & Annan

Adult £50

Blackpool and the Illuminations
Sunday 23rd October

Wednesday 26th October

The UK’s favourite beach resort features world-class attractions from a theme park, aquarium and stunning beaches to a waterpark, zoo and wax figure celebrity look-a-likes.

In the evening we will enjoy six miles of the brightest light displays that you can imagine as we drive through the Illuminations.  All of the seafront businesses twinkle and the three Piers shine. See the beautiful Blackpool Tower lit from top to bottom in LED lights.

Pick ups Moffat, Lockerbie, Lochmaben, Dumfries & Annan

Adult £24 Child £18

« First ‹ Previous 1 2 3 4 Next › Last »

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.