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Nov 8

Emmerdale Studio Tour & Christkindelmarkt Market

Saturday the 2nd Of December we are heading for an action-packed day out. Why not join us?

First stop off is Christkindelmarkt market in Leeds followed by The Emmerdale Studio Tour!

Christkindelmarkt Christmas Market In Leeds

Christkindelmarkt is Leeds' annual German Christmas market. It brings the authenticity of a German market into the heart of the Leeds city centre.

The Millennium Square has once again be transformed into a scenic winter village showcasing a traditional carousel, a variety of authentic wooden chalet stalls and cosy indoor retreats. Also featuring a daily programme of light entertainment.

Emmerdale Studio Tour Day Trip

A must-have for all Emmerdale fans! as you will discover behind-the-scenes secrets.

The Emmerdale Studio Experience showcases the entire ‘lights-camera-action’ process of what goes into making the award-winning soap.

Get exclusive insights into how the cast and crew reveal the plots and capture the dramatic stunts you see on screen.

Emmerdale Studio Tour Day Trip Woolpack

Spend a few hours here including a fully guided 80-minute tour, which consists of a variety of interactive experiences.

How talented are you in lighting or editing?
Have your photo taken ‘pulling a pint’ behind the replica Woolpack bar
Walk around the exact set reconstructions, including Beauty and Bernice and The Dingles’
Wander through the model village
Discover preserved costumes and props

There is also a lovely gift shop where you can get authentic Emmerdale merchandise and a café to enjoy coffee, tea or even some delicious locally sourced cakes.

The coach will depart for home approximately at 5:30pm and our driver will inform you of your arrival time at your drop off point.

All this for £35 per person including admission.

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Mar 9

Motown The Musical Coach Excursion

It's Showtime!

It began as one man’s story that became everyone’s music and is now London’s hottest new show and we are offering you a trip to see this musical, complete with an overnight hotel stay and time to see London's sights.

Motown - Showtime London Trip

On Saturday morning we travel down to London to see the matinee performance of the smash hit musical Motown.

Motown The Musical depicts the legendary career of Berry Gordy and the creation of his musical empire, Motown Records.

Berry signs a series of ground-breaking artists including Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Temptations and much more.

Motown The Musical tells the exciting tale of one man who broke barriers and fought against all the odds to define the sound of a generation.

Motown - Showtime London Trip

After which we leave London to check into the Hotel Holiday Inn for our 3-course evening meal then free time.

Then on Sunday morning wake up to a full English breakfast before
we travel back into London with free time to visit the sights or take in peruse the shops - the choice is yours.

London Extra Timel

Tour highlights include:

Executive coach travel
Matinee performance of Motown at the Shaftesbury Theatre
1 nights stay at the Holiday Inn Heathrow with Evening meal and Full English Breakfast
Free time in London

The coach will depart for home at 5:30 pm and our driver will inform you of your arrival time at your drop off point.

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Mar 9

Emmerdale Village Tour

Fans of the Emmerdale have been waiting a long time to see its famous streets and following the success of the Coronation Street tours which was taken by around 850,000 people the Emmerdale tour is now here, and we will take you there for a very special day excursion.

Emmerdale Tour Day Trip

Fans of the Emmerdale have been waiting a long time to see its famous streets and following the success of the Coronation Street tours which was taken by around 850,000 people the Emmerdale tour is now here, and we will take you there for a very special day excursion.

Now there is a ‘fully guided’ outside tour of the Emmerdale set based in Leeds. Tours take place at weekends when filming is not going on and run from April 30th to October 31st.

Our coach trip to Emmerdale takes place on Saturday 24th June 2017.

Emmerdale Tour Day Trip

Visitors will be able to explore the show’s landmark sites including The Woolpack, Bob’s Cafe, Home Farm and the Village Church.

You have interaction on those sets so you can step behind the bar of The Woolpack in our exact reconstruction for example. This is as close as you will get to being in Emmerdale's legendary pub without actually being Charity Dingle!

The fully guided tours will shed some light on the production process, giving you an insight into how everything fits together so Emmerdale can make it to your TV six times a week.

There are full-scale set reconstructions, memorabilia, preserved props and costumes and a chance to find out how the production crew produce some of the big Emmerdale stunt set pieces.

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Mar 9

Ludlow Spring Festival Day Excursion

This year the Ludlow Spring Festival Marches Transport Festival will run alongside each other.

Date of the trip is Sunday 1th May.

Ludlow Spring Festival

The Marches Transport Festival will place over the weekend 13th & 14th May 2017 alongside the 8th Ludlow Spring Festival. Both events are being held in the stunning surrounds of The Ludlow Castle.

Ludlow Spring Festival 2017

Ludlow was the first food festival in the UK and unquestionably, it is the best. Each year the festival welcomes more than 20,000 people to the town to enjoy the best of artisan food and drink.

With over 190 real ales from over 50 brewers based across the region. As a result, this makes Ludlow the most spectacular beer festival. Complete with a live music stage you can enjoy a beer while listening to some top music all inside Ludlow Castle.

Ludlow Castle

Entry to Ludlow Spring Festival includes entry to the whole of the historic Ludlow Castle

The town of Ludlow itself is definitely worth a visit in its own right. It is one of the finest small towns in Britain, with a fascinating mixture of medieval and Georgian architecture, surrounded by beautiful natural countryside.

Ludlow Classic Cars

Marches Transport Festival 2017

The Transport Festival will exhibit over 150 stunning pre-1985 vehicles in the Outer Bailey of the grounds. For the previous 5 years, there have had displays on both the Saturday and Sunday due to the huge amount of demand from enthusiastic car owners to take part in this event.

On Saturday we encourage clubs to take part. The decades of vehicles that are displayed are reported and photographed on by the media worldwide. Tractors, motorbikes and small commercials are on display at the front of the castle.

The coach will depart at 5 pm and head back to the North West. Our driver will inform you of your arrival time at your drop off point.

To book please contact us on 01942 247703 or 07590 498034.

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Mar 4

Bowness On Windermere Day Excursion

Enjoy a wonderful coach trip to Barton Grange Garden Centre and then on to the stunning Bowness on Windermere sitting in the Lake District National Park. It is a very popular destination as this natural beauty spot sits by Lake Windermere.

Date of the tour is Sunday 23rd April.

Barton Grange

The first stop on our coach trip takes you to Barton Grange garden centre.

If ever there was a Garden Centre that had the ‘wow factor’ then this is it! With quality indoor displays, superb all-weather plant area, you will find inspiration, ideas and lots of advice from the friendly gardening staff. They have a Farm Shop and Cook Shop with lots of fabulous food available to eat on the premises or take away. This is surrounded by the peaceful Lancashire countryside.

Bowness On Windermere Day Excursion

Next stop on the trip is Bowness On Windermere itself which is in the heart of the Lake District.

Bowness On Windermere Most Popular attractions include The Blackwell Arts and Crafts House, The World Of Beatrix Potter World, Brant Fell Above the Bustle Hiking Trails, a relaxing boat tour of the historic Lake.

For the very energetic there are watersport activities in the shape of Kayaking & Canoeing.

Lake District

There are also many cafes and restaurants that offer a vast range of local and international cuisine at a high quality so you will not find yourself hungry or short of choice!

Bowness On Windermere also has lots of those speciality shops for you to peruse around along with the usual High Street shops.

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Jan 14

Coach Hire For Schools And Colleges

D Hurst Travel provides coach & minibus hire and coach travel services for schools and colleges in Wigan, Bolton, Preston and Chorley along with surrounding areas in the North West UK.

We take the task of transporting children and young people very seriously. We will ensure that your school or colleges travel plans are implemented effectively, reliably and most importantly safely.

Why choose D Hurst Travel?

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