2020 Days Away with Lichfield Garden Centre

Please scroll down for details of forthcoming days out by coach.
Updated January 18th 2021 : We are not currently planning any new trips for 2021 due to current circumstances. 
All day trips are now cancelled - customers on the last 2 affected trips (Raymond Blanc's 'Le Manoir' and Highclere Castle) will be contacted in the next few weeks to arrange full refunds.
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All our Coach Trips depart from the Garden Centre, there are no pick ups on the way, so we get to the destination more quickly. You are welcome to leave your car in our car park for the day FREE!
Bookings are made on a first come, first served basis and seats on the coaches are not reserved. Payment for the majority of our coach trips needs to be made in full when you book - due to the nature of booking shows and events we cannot offer refunds (unless we have to cancel - a full refund will then be made with as much notice given as possible).
If you change your mind : Please let us know as soon as possible. If the trip is full with a waiting list, we may be able to re-sell your ticket & give you a refund. If this is not the case, unfortunately we will not be able to refund any monies paid.

* Garden Club Members get 10% Off the price on all Coach Trips - Discount applies to Club Member only.​ If you hold a joint membership, both card holders can take advantage of the 10% Discount.


Call in to book your tickets, or call us on 01543 254306 and we will take payment over the phone. No credit card surcharge.

Highclere Castle - The home of Downton Abbey




£55 per person / £49.50 for Garden Club Members


You've seen the movie, now visit the Abbey! Highclere Castle in Berkshire is now famous worldwide following the hugely successful ITV series Downton Abbey. The home of the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon, we visit in April where you can take a self guided tour of the house and grounds. Visit the White Garden, the Secret Garden, the Wood of Goodwill and enjoy the many well stocked borders.


Your ticket also includes entry to the Egyptian Exhibition which is in the basement of the main House. Enter into a celebration dedicated to the 5th Earl of Carnarvon who famously discovered the tomb of the Egyptian Boy Pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1922.



Raymond Blanc's 'Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons' in Oxfordshire




£279 per person / £251 for Garden Club Members


Due to demand, we are now planning a further trip to the world famous 'Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons'. Following our first very successful trip in July 2018, we have since returned twice in 2018 and now again this year. This exclusive trip visits the world famous 'Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons'. This venue, hotel and restaurant is run by renowned chef Raymond Blanc OBE, and our day will feature a guided spring walk around the extensive hotel grounds followed by a Champage and Canape reception and an all sumptuous four course Michelin starred lunch with all your wine/soft drinks included.


This is a special day out, and many of our customers have celebrated special occasions by joining us - or simply treated themselves! 


Located in the Oxfordshire countryside just off the M40, the venue holds two Michelin Stars, with many of the extensive grounds given over to organic fruit and vegetable production - much of the produce

is used at the Hotel itself.


NEW FOR 2020 Great Gardens of South East England


Tuesday 28th July Departs Garden Centre 0730am - POSTPONED to 2021


Please contact our travel partner Pennywood Tours for details of any rooms that may now be re-available for 2021.


We are pleased to announce our first mini coach break - visiting 5 gardens in the South East for the summer of 2020. Run in conjunction with Pennywood Tours, this trip visits the following gardens :

Waterperry Gardens (Oxford), Merriments Garden, Great Dixter, Sissinghurst and Chartwell. Full details can be found on their website by clicking HERE


Accomodation is at the Mercure Tunbridge Wells and the tour price includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast as well as your entrance to all the gardens above. 


To book this tour, you will need to contact Pennywood Tours - you can book via their website HERE, or by calling them on 01622 434981. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have.


Garden Club Members IMPORTANT : Please call us on 01543 254306 to obtain your unique discount code BEFORE you book (applies to both online and telephone bookings).


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