Castle Kennedy Gardens, Kirkcudbright and High Tea at Arden House
Friday 31st July

Castle Kennedy is one of Scotland’s most important historical landscaped gardens with its collection of Rhododendrons, Championship Trees and rare species.

75 acres of sculptured landscapes and magnificent avenues, romantically situated on an isthmus around the ruins of Castle Kennedy and surrounded by the White and Black Lochs. 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 Hotel in Kirkcudbright.

Adult £36

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway with afternoon tea & The Kelpies
Wednesday 5th August

Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea of sandwiches, cakes and scones with clotted cream and jam served with a pot of coffee or tea aboard a lovingly restored steam train.  The tour will include a stop at The Kelpies.

Adult £41

Edinburgh Tattoo & High Tea
Friday 7th August

Includes High Tea at Charwood before the 9pm Performance

£20pp deposit due at time of booking; remaining balance due May 2020.

The Royal Military Tattoo celebrates its 70th birthday this year, under the theme ‘The Platinum Edition’. The show will commemorate the rich maritime heritage of the Royal Navy and tie into Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters. An international cast of more than 1,000  pipers, dancer and musicians all set against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Included with this tour is a high tea at Charwood Bar & Restaurant in Edinburgh.



Five Sister's Zoo, West Calder
Tuesday 11th August

With over 180 different species from all around the world, from bats to bears and lemurs to lynx everyone has their favourites. With a large outdoor play and picnic area, and the new Leaping Lemurs Soft Play, Five Sisters Zoo is a great day out for everyone.


Adult £29 Child £27

Kynren - An Epic Tale of England
Saturday 15th August

Join young Arthur on his spellbinding journey through time and watch legends come to life in the thrilling tale of his quest. From the fog of war and the noise of battle to the heat of industry; from Romans to Victorians; from the lavish pomp and pageantry of royal ceremony to thrilling choreography, amazing stunts, equestrianism, water jets, special effects and pyrotechnics, this multi-award-winning live action, outdoor theatre spectacular delights and dazzles the senses as the last 2,000 years are brought to vivid life on an enormous scale.

£20pp deposit due at time of booking; remaining balance 6 June 2020.

Adult £49 Child £39

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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.