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Day Trips 
 
What better way to get out and about, than joining a Blue Sky Coaches Day Trip. 
Our Day Trips are suitable for everyone, we have no age limit young or old, family or friends, groups or singles we would love to welcome you all on board one of our luxury coaches, we’re like one big happy family! 
We aim to make everyone’s day an enjoyable one, by offering something that little bit different with inclusive day trips, visits to theme parks, a day to your favourite coastal resort, ladies day shoppers and much more, and certainly one’s that at the end will leave you wanting more. 
A list of some of the places that we have are listed or you can request a full list including the local pick up points by providing your postal and email addresses on the Contact us page. 
“It’s always a great day, with Blue Sky” 
Please scroll to the bottom of this page for all pick up point locations 
October 
 
Adult  
OAP/ 
Child 3-15 
Pick up Route 
Thursday 17th 
Frodsham & Birkenhead on Market Day 
Frodsham is a thriving Cheshire Market Town that dates from the 13th century. The town 
of Birkenhead is situated in the north eastern part of the Wirral and offers many things to 
visit and explore. 
£16.00 
£15.00 
B 
Saturday 19th 
Blackpool Illuminations  
A later departure from home areas the coach will travel to Blackpool for the day. Later why 
not take a tram or an open top bus to see the illuminations. Coach does not travel through 
the Illuminations. Departing for home at 8:30pm. 
£14.00 
£12.00 
** 
Wednesday 23rd 
Lake District Autumn Tints 
A perfect time to see the beautiful Lake District in all its Autumnal glory and the ever 
changing colours. 
£16.00 
£15.00 
Thursday 24th 
Blackpool Illuminations 
Lightpool Tram Parade, coach does not travel through the Illuminations (Later Return) 
£14.00 
£12.00 
** 
Friday 25th 
Bury Market 
£14.00 
£12.00 
B 
Saturday 26th 
Goths at Whitby 
The event has grown into one of the most popular gothic events in the World attracting 
many visitors. Whitby was chosen originally due to its connections with Bram Stoker’s 
“Dracula.” The event is held throughout the town with many stalls in the “Goth Market,” held 
in the Spa. 
£15.00 
£14.00 
Sunday 27th  
Goths at Whitby 
£15.00 
£14.00 
A 
Monday 28th 
National Guide Dog Centre*  
We visit the National Guide Dog Breeding Centre. See the 
process from puppy to fully qualified guide dog. Although there is no charge to look around, 
Blue Sky Coaches will donate £3.00 per person to this worthy cause. 
£20.00 
£20.00 
** 
Wednesday 30th 
Blackpool Illuminations 
Travel for a day to the ever popular, and lively coastal town of Blackpool. So much to do here 
with shops, amusements and fun, fun, fun! Later board the coach for a drive through the 
famous Illuminations. 
£14.00 
£12.00 
Wednesday 30th 
Chester 
£15.00 
£14.00 
Wednesday 30th 
Chester Zoo* 
£30.00 
£30.00 
Thursday 31st 
Halloween in York  
The coach departs around midday and heads to York. What better way to spend Halloween 
than in one of possibly the most haunted cities in the World. Why not book a ghost walk… 
if you dare!! 
£12.00 
£12.00 
** 
November 
 
Adult 
OAP/ 
Child 3-15 
Pick up Route 
Friday 1st 
Blackpool Illuminations 
£14.00 
£12.00 
B 
Sunday 3rd 
Bent’s Garden Centre & Knutsford  
Maker’s Market 
A visit to the family owned garden centre for a short stop, before continuing on to Knutsford Maker’s Market. An amazing location to showcase, fabulous shops and restaurants and what 
a great feel and buzz in the town on market day. One of the largest artisan markets of this 
type in the UK, with only the very finest food, drink, art and craft. 
£15.00 
£14.00 
B 
Friday 8th 
Bury Market 
£14.00 
£12.00 
B 
Saturday 9th 
The World’s Biggest Primark & Birmingham  
Shop till you drop and grab a bargain in the World’s Biggest Primark, along with ample time 
to wander around the many shops in and around Birmingham. 
£15.00 
£14.00 
** 
Thursday 14th 
Llandudno Christmas Fayre 
This beautiful Victorian seaside resort hosts the annual traditional Christmas Fayre, where 
you will enjoy cultural entertainment and stroll around more than 130 stalls right in the 
centre of town. Please note there is a small fee to enter some parts of the market. 
£16.00 
£15.00 
** 
Saturday 16th 
Whitby Christmas Festival 
This picturesque coastal town plays host to a fairytale Christmas Festival. At the heart of the 
festival is the wonderful Christmas Market, with a spectacular range of stalls. 
£15.00 
£14.00 
A 
Saturday 16th 
Melton Mowbray Choc Fest  
There’s a treat in store for chocolate lovers. There will be some of the finest chocolate 
and associated food and drink products to taste and buy from some of the UK’s best local 
producers. Please note there is a small fee to enter some parts of the market. 
£15.00 
£14.00 
B 
Sunday 17th 
Llandudno Christmas Fayre  
Please note there is a small fee to enter some parts of the market. 
£16.00 
£15.00 
** 
Monday 18th 
Bents Christmas Garden Centre 
Christmas at Bents is full of whimsy and wonder, when Christmas displays take over the store! 
£14.00 
£12.00 
B 
Tuesday 19th 
Christmas at Castle Howard 
 
£30.00 
£30.00 
Wednesday 20th  
Christmas at Chatsworth House  
£35.00 
£35.00 
Friday 22nd 
Chesterfield & the Crooked Spire Tree Festival  
Chesterfield Market is one of the largest open air markets in England and has been trading 
for over 800 years. Take time to visit the Crooked Spire Church, and the Christmas Tree 
Festival, over 100 decorated trees will be on display in all their spectacular glory. 
£15.00 
£14.00 
B 
Saturday 23rd 
Christmas at Chatsworth House 
£40.00 
£40.00 
Saturday 23rd 
Bakewell Christmas Market 
Enjoy festive activities whilst browsing the selection of seasonal foods and wines, arts and 
crafts offered by the traders. Celebrate the start of Christmas in Bakewell as we watch the 
light switch on, before returning home. 
£15.00 
£14.00 
B 
Sunday 24th 
Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival 
A wonderful family event with hundreds of stalls, free entertainment, period costume 
competition, Queen Victoria, Santa and Mr Bumble. Cosy Cafes and pubs, independent shops 
and the Christmas Lights Switch on, plus the chance to get dressed up in Victorian Costume. 
£16.00 
£15.00 
** 
Tuesday 26th 
Christmas at Chatsworth House 
£35.00 
£35.00 
Wednesday 27th 
Chester Christmas Market or Cheshire Oaks  
The choice is yours, with either a visit to the walled city of Chester, with its black and white 
timber framed houses and shops or a visit to Cheshire Oaks, with its discounted designer 
shops. 
£15.00 
£14.00 
B 
Friday 29th 
Millstones Christmas Party 
Arriving for morning coffee, time to visit the on site Farm & Gift Shop, before enjoying a 3 
course lunch. After lunch the resident entertainer will take to the stage for an hour of music, 
sing-a-long and dancing. (Menu Choices required at time of booking) 
£35.00 
£35.00 
A 
Saturday 30th 
Durham Christmas Market 
The award-winning traditional Christmas festival has a wide range of festive entertainment 
for all the family in and around the World Heritage Site, the Cathedral, the Castle and 
throughout the City Centre. 
£16.00 
£14.00 
A 
Saturday 30th 
Grassington Dickensian Market  
Start the day with a visit to Skipton, a chance to wander around and for coffee before 
continuing onto Grassington and the annual Dickensian Festival, the picturesque village is 
transported back to the time of Dickens, with shopkeepers, villagers and visitors dressed in 
Victorian costume. 
£18.00 
£16.00 
A 
Saturday 30th 
London Winter Wonderland 
A day in the capital for shopping. Take a stroll round the fabulous shops on Oxford Street, 
where you are sure to find the perfect gift. A visit to Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland is 
a must. The winter festival has grown into an extravaganza with ice skating, shows, roller 
coaster rides, street food stalls, festive bars and live music. 
£30.00 
£30.00 
** 
December 
 
Adult 
OAP/ 
Child 3-15 
Pick up Route 
Sunday 1st 
Skipton Christmas Market & Otley Victorian Fayre 
Join Skipton in celebrating its 25th Anniversary at the wonderful Christmas Market, with 
great food stalls, and a full range of entertainment in the Town Centre. The coach will travel 
home via a stop at the Otley Victorian Fayre, the shopkeepers and stall holders will be in the 
festive spirit with some in Victorian costume. 
£15.00 
£14.00 
A 
Sunday 1st 
Durham Christmas Market 
The award-winning traditional Christmas festival has a wide range of festive entertainment 
for all the family in and around the World Heritage Site, the Cathedral, the Castle and 
throughout the City Centre. 
£16.00 
£14.00 
A 
Monday 2nd  
Christmas at Chatsworth House 
£35.00 
£35.00 
Tuesday 3rd 
Blue Sky Coaches Mystery Christmas Party 
Join us for our “Christmas Party”. This is a mystery tour, which we are certain will be as 
successful as last year, with a sumptuous 3 course meal and festive entertainment. (Menu 
Choices required at time of booking) 
£28.00 
£28.00 
Friday 6th 
Stratford-upon-Avon Victorian Christmas Market 
The Victorian Christmas Market is a themed event with stall holders wearing Victorian 
outfits. There will be entertainment throughout the town; a stage in Henley Street will host a 
programme of performances. There will be a traditional funfair, which will include a carousel. 
£16.00 
£15.00 
** 
Sunday 7th 
Lincoln Christmas Market 
Lincoln Christmas Market is one of the oldest and most popular markets around, scooping 
award after award. Over 250 market stalls line the streets around the city’s stunning gothic 
Cathedral. (Later Return) 
£20.00 
£18.00 
B 
Sunday 8th 
Beverley Christmas Market 
The centre of Beverley is transformed into a magical Christmas shopper’s wonderland, as 
over 120 stalls brimming with gorgeous Christmas gifts and local treats take over the historic 
market town. 
£16.00 
£14.00 
** 
Tuesday 10th 
Manchester Christmas Market or Trafford Centre Shopper 
£15.00 
£14.00 
Thursday 12th  
Buxton & River Cruise with Festive Lunch* 
First stop for a coffee at Buxton, before continuing our journey through to High Peak for 
a gentle cruise along the Upper Peak Forest Canal. Whilst on board you will be served a 
festive lunch of Hot Roast Turkey Sandwiches served with roast potatoes, stuffing and pigs in 
blankets followed by hot mince pie and cream for dessert. 
£35.00 
£35.00 
B 
Saturday 14th  
Christmas at Castle Howard 
£30.00 
£30.00 
Sunday 15th 
Christmas at Beamish*  
Discover the amazing seasonal sights, sounds, smells and delicious tastes of Christmas past. 
Experience the magic of a traditional Christmas as you join in the celebrations at 1820s 
Pockerley Old Hall, 1900s Town, 1900s Pit Village and 1940s Farm. Visit Father Christmas 
and his magnificent reindeer and enjoy our Winter Fun Fair. 
£28.00 
£25.00 
Tuesday 17th 
Christmas at Harewood House* 
This beautiful local house will be opening it’s doors for the festive season. This experience includes 
admission to the house and grounds, as well as a 1 hour tour of the house and a festive mince pie and 
drink. The afternoon will take us onto Harrogate for a wander around. 
£35.00 
£35.00 
Wednesday 18th 
Bury Market & Boundary Mills with Fish & Chips* 
First stop of the day will be to the World famous Bury Market, a chance to grab those last 
minute pressies and bargains. We then travel onto Banny’s Fish & Chips for lunch, followed 
by more Christmas bargain hunting at Boundary Mills, Colne before heading home to start 
the gift wrapping! (Later Return) 
£25.00 
£25.00 
B 
Thursday 19th 
Christmas at Castle Howard 
£30.00 
£30.00 
Saturday 21st  
Carols by Candlelight at the National Memorial Arboretum 
The coach will travel to Lichfield Market for shopping, before travelling onto the National 
Memorial Arboretum. Time will be available for you to wander around at your own leisure, 
before attending the Carols by Candlelight commencing at 6pm until 7pm. (Please note there 
will be a small hire charge for candles and carol books) 
£15.00 
£14.00 
** 
Boxing Day 
Thursday 26th  
Scarborough 
Join us for our ever popular annual Boxing Day visit to Scarborough, blow off the Christmas 
cobwebs and walk off the Christmas pudding, with festive fun on the beach and locals taking 
a swim in the sea. Have a mince pie and a tipple on the way home. 
£15.00 
£15.00 
** 
January  
 
Adult 
OAP/ 
Child 3-15 
Pick up Route 
Wednesday 8th 
Boundary Mills January Sales  
A visit to Colne and the Boundary Mills Store is a must for bargains, with many branded items 
up to 70% off high street prices, and this event sees more savings as the prices are slashed 
further. 
£10.00 
£10.00 
B 
Friday 10th 
Helmsley, Pickering and Fish & Chips*  
We travel on a scenic drive through the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales with a stop at both 
Helmsley and Pickering. En route home, we call for tea at Scott’s Fish & Chip Restaurant. 
£20.00 
£20.00 
A 
Wednesday 15th 
Bury Market  
£10.00 
£10.00 
B 
Monday 20th  
Bakewell on Market Day  
A visit to the small market town of Bakewell, where the famous Bakewell pudding was 
invented accidentally at the Rutland Hotel, when a cook misinterpreted instructions and 
poured egg mixture over the jam instead of mixing it in the pastry and what should have 
been a tart was now a pudding. 
£10.00 
£10.00 
B 
Wednesday 22nd 
Whitby  
A day in the red-roofed harbour town of Whitby, over looked by the ruins of the old Abbey, 
which gave the inspiration to Bram Stoker, in the novel “Dracula. 
£10.00 
£10.00 
A 
Saturday 25th  
Beverley on Market Day  
A visit to Beverley with its cobbled streets, a majestic minster, quaint boutiques and bustling 
market, there are a wide range of stalls, try some of the Greek olives and local cheeses. Take 
home some of the award winning Lincolnshire pies and local pork and some old fashioned 
sweets for the kids. 
£10.00 
£10.00 
A 
Thursday 30th 
Jolly January at Oswaldtwistle Mills 
After a morning of mill shopping, have a go at dingbats photo quiz game with a chance to win a prize. Enjoy a homemade lunch with songs from the resident entertainer, followed by musical bingo and traditinal bingo whilst drinks are served. (Menu choice required upon booking) 
£30.00 
£30.00 
B 
February 
 
Adult 
OAP/ 
Child 3-15 
Pick up Route 
Tuesday 4th 
Fleetwood on Market Day  
A visit to the Lancashire market. With over 200 indoor and outdoor stalls it’s a true shopper’s 
paradise and you’ll find a variety of stalls including food, clothing and household goods - all at 
great prices. 
£10.00 
£10.00 
Wednesday 5th 
Northallerton on Market Day  
Set in the rich farmland of Herriot Country, you would be forgiven for thinking Northallerton 
is the perfect place for a sedate country escape. But instead this thriving and bustling market 
town is full of life. 
£10.00 
£10.00 
Friday 7th 
York & The Designer Outlet with Fish & Chips*  
A visit to the medieval city of York, steeped in history, with cobbled streets, quaint shops and 
historical sites all round. The coach will then travel to the Designer Outlet, with its 120 stores 
selling famous named brands at discounted prices. Travel back home with a stop at Scott’s 
Fish & Chips for tea! 
£20.00 
£20.00 
A 
Monday 10th 
Denby Pottery Village & Derbyshire Dales*  
We spend the day at the Denby Pottery Village, home to all things Denby, including a 
working factory tour. Time will be available to wander around and grab some bargains, 
before a scenic drive through the Derbyshire Dales. 
£20.00 
£20.00 
Wednesday 12th 
Whitby  
£10.00 
£10.00 
Sunday 16th 
Skirlington Market & Bridlington  
A visit to Yorkshire’s biggest outdoor and indoor Sunday market, with the afternoon at the 
ever popular East Coast town of Bridlington. 
£10.00 
£10.00 
Tuesday 18th 
Scarborough 
A visit to Scarborough with its award winning sandy beaches, breathtaking coastline, and 
wonderful family attractions. 
£10.00 
£10.00 
A 
Thursday 20th 
Chester or Cheshire Oaks  
The choice is yours, with either a visit to the walled city of Chester, with its black and white 
timber framed houses and shops or a visit to Cheshire Oaks, with its discounted designer 
shops. 
£12.00 
£12.00 
Thursday 20th 
Chester Zoo*  
The UK’s most visited zoo with over 21,000 animals and 500 different species. A great day 
out for all the family. 
£30.00 
£30.00 
Friday 21st 
Helmsley Market & Whitby  
Helmsley is the only market town in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. From here the 
coach will travel to the popular harbour town of Whitby. 
£10.00 
£10.00 
Saturday 29th 
Bury Market  
£10.00 
£10.00 
B 
March 
 
Adult 
OAP/ 
Child 3-15 
Pick up Route 
Monday 2nd 
Crocus Special - Poulton-le-Fylde  
The coach will travel to Poulton-le-Fylde for the market and to admire the amazing display of 
crocuses (weather dependent) at St. Chad’s Church. Later there will be free time for a stroll 
along the prom in Lytham before our journey home. 
£14.00 
£12.00 
Friday 6th 
Lake District  
A stunning drive around the Lake District in all its amazing glory, with stops during the day. 
£15.00 
£14.00 
Saturday 7th 
Beverley Market & Brigg Garden Centre  
We will spend the morning at Beverley Market before travelling over the Humber Bridge 
to Brigg Garden Centre. As one of the largest garden centres in the UK, Brigg offers you a 
unique shopping experience with everything you need for the home and garden. 
£14.00 
£12.00 
Thursday 12th 
Yorkshire Dales via Hawes*  
The coach will travel on a scenic tour through the Yorkshire Dales. Stopping at Hawes 
including a visit to the Wensleydale Cheese Factory. 
£18.00 
£16.00 
Sunday 15th 
Amble & Alnwick  
Proudly declaring itself the ‘friendliest port’, the waterfront town of Amble hugs the River 
Coquet estuary at the southern gateway to the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding 
Natural Beauty. The coach then travel onto Alnwick located in the heart of Northumberland, 
home to the famous Alnwick Castle made famous by the Harry Potter Franchise. 
£20.00 
£20.00 
** 
Thursday 19th 
Guisborough & Saltburn by the Sea  
A visit to the market town of Guisborough which is recorded in the Domesday Book as 
Gighesbore, followed by the afternoon in Saltburn by the Sea, which has maintained much of 
its original charm as a Victorian seaside resort including its pier. 
£10.00 
£10.00 
Saturday 21st 
Northallerton & Richmond  
First stop is the bustling maket town of Northallerton, located in Herriot Country. The coach 
will then travel onto Richmond the jewel in the heart of North Yorkshire. 
£10.00 
£10.00 
Sunday 22nd 
Mother’s Day - Canal Cruise with Cream Tea*  
Why not treat your Mum to a relaxing day out, of shopping, scenic views and a canal cruise 
with a cream tea. 
£22.00 
£20.00 
Wednesday 25th 
Whitby  
£10.00 
£10.00 
Sunday 19th 
Skirlington Market & Bridlington  
A visit to Yorkshire’s biggest outdoor and indoor Sunday market, with the afternoon at the 
ever popular East Coast town of Bridlington. 
£10.00 
£10.00 
A 
Key  
 
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Represents Earlier or Later Departure Time 
* 
Represents either Entry or Meal Included in the Price 
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Represents Child Price reduction notified at the time of booking 
Pick Up Points – Route A  
 
08:30 - Morley - Outside the Morley Leisure Centre, Queensway 
08:45 - Pudsey - Outside Wetherspoon’s, Manor House Street 
09:00 - Bramley - Outside Gregg's Factory, Bramley Town End 
09:15 - Leeds - National Express Coach Station 
09:30- Halton - Bus lay-by, opposite the Lidl, Selby Road 
09:35 - Whitkirk - Outside the Brown Cow & Dragon, Selby Road 
09:40 - Crossgates - Lay-by, outside St Theresas Church, Station Road 
09:45 - Seacroft - Bus stop, top of North Parkway, outside Tesco’s 
 
Pick Up Points – Route B  
 
08:30 - Seacroft - Bus stop, top of North Parkway, outside Tesco’s 
08:35 - Crossgates - Outside the Crossgates Shopping Centre, Station Road 
08:40 - Whitkirk - Outside St Mary’s Church, Selby Road 
08:45 - Halton - Bus lay-by, outside the Lidl, Selby Road 
09:00 - Leeds - National Express Coach Station 
09:15 - Bramley - Outside Gregg's Factory, Bramley Town End 
09:25 - Pudsey - Outside Wetherspoon’s, Manor House Street 
09:45 - Morley - Outside the Morley Leisure Centre, Queensway 
 
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