Coach Trips

Elite Tickets offers a wide selection of day trips both within the UK and on the continent.

Unless otherwise stated, coach transport for each trip is from Braintree, Witham, Chelmsford or Brentwood.


A Summer’s Day in Thorpeness & Aldeburgh
Saturday 15th June 2019
£27.50 per person
Join us on this delightful day out to the Suffolk Coast !

The small village of Thorpeness is dominated by the Meare, which is open all year round and bears witness to the village’s fantastical past. Thorpeness was the dream of wealthy Scottish barrister Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie. Originally a fishing hamlet called Thorpe in what would later be designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it was seen by Ogilvie as the perfect place to create an adult playground for his family and friends. Once complete, he renamed it Thorpeness to distinguish it from all the other Thorpes in East Anglia, and one of the most unique villages in the country was born.


Hampton Court Flower Show

Sunday 7th July 2019

£55 per person

Experience the world’s largest annual flower show in the setting of the historic palace at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Explore innovative show gardens and snap a picture of the stunning flower displays. Watch demonstrations by both celebrity gardeners and chefs around the showgrounds. Plus, get tips on gardening in a changing climate and shop for garden supplies to create your own little oasis at home.

As well as the stunning floral displays, you can learn about growing your own fruit and vegetables, get tips on gardening, and with lots of opportunities to buy gifts and gadgets and several tempting catering options, everyone will have a glorious day out !

We visit on the last day of the show when many of the displays and goods are sold at discounted prices.

£55 per person


A Summer’s Day in Rye
A Medieval Gem in East Sussex

Saturday 22nd June 2019
£29.50 per person

Perched on a hill, the medieval town of Rye is the sort of place you thought existed only in your imagination. Almost suspended in time, Rye’s unhurried atmosphere and enchanting streets draw visitors with their warm welcome. It’s small enough to make you feel at home almost straight away but holds enough secret treasures to entice you to stay longer.

You’ll find quality independent retailers not seen in large shopping conplexes. Luxury products, antiques, books, records and artisan goods are Rye’s speciality. Art and photography galleries are evidence of a flourishing creative community.


A Summer’s Day in Thorpeness & Aldeburgh ***NEW DATE***
Saturday 20th July 2019
£27.50 per person
Join us on this delightful day out to the Suffolk Coast !

The small village of Thorpeness is dominated by the Meare, which is open all year round and bears witness to the village’s fantastical past. Thorpeness was the dream of wealthy Scottish barrister Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie. Originally a fishing hamlet called Thorpe in what would later be designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it was seen by Ogilvie as the perfect place to create an adult playground for his family and friends. Once complete, he renamed it Thorpeness to distinguish it from all the other Thorpes in East Anglia, and one of the most unique villages in the country was born.


Nostalgic Steam Train journey from London to Royal Windsor
Tuesday 6th August 2019
£95 per person (First Class)
£135 per person (Pullman Style)

(Price includes coach from Essex area to London and return from Windsor)

SIT BACK, RELAX AND LET THE ROMANCE OF STEAM TRAVEL WHISK YOU AWAY TO A BYGONE ERA AS YOU TRAVEL TO ONE OF THE UK’S MOST POPULAR DESTINATIONS.

After a morning departure from the Essex area by coach, we shall take you to Waterloo station to join the steam train. Starting out from London Waterloo you will pass many of London famous landmarks including the London Eye and Houses of Parliament. As we head towards the leafy suburbs, crossing the Thames at least once, you pass reservoirs and lakes to reach Windsor & Eton Riverside Station. The 25 mile steam train journey from London takes approximately 1 ½ hours.

Crowned by Windsor Castle and linked by the River Thames, Windsor has a rich mix of history, culture, heritage and fun. Windsor is a town full of history and charm as you will discover when you visit. The town is dominated by Windsor Castle which is over 900 years old and the largest inhabited castle in the world !

Aside from the Castle, theres much more to see and do, including exploring the pretty town centre full of traditional shops and pubs, taking a boat ride along the Thames or enjoying a walk along the pretty riverside.

There will be approximately 4 hours free time in Windsor.

CLASSES OF TRAVEL

Our day out offers a unique railway experience with dining and non dining options to suit your occasion and budget.

Treat yourself to luxurious Pullman Style Dining with a Champagne Brunch served in elegant carriages, you will be transported back to the golden age of steam travel.

The train has its own specialist onboard kitchen where their chef prepares fresh meals, and our friendly staff will tend to your needs at your table.

First Class have the flexibility of buying from the on board range of snacks and drinks or bringing their own picnic.

PULLMAN STYLE DINING

Pullman Style provides a premium railway dining experience. Passengers are seated either in the original Metcam Pullman Carriages or refurbished First Class carriages with wood panelling, comfortable seats, table lamps and curtains at the windows. They provide our most comfortable seats with the most leg room, and combined with the highest level of service, the atmosphere evokes memories of a bygone era.

You will be welcomed on board with Champagne before enjoying a delicious English Brunch on the journey to Windsor.

Pullman Style Dining carriages offer tables for 4 and (for a supplement and subject to availability) tables for 2. Passengers are automatically seated on tables for 4 so you may be seated with other passengers if you have less than 4 in your party. Should you wish to reserve a two-seat table, you may do so for a small supplement, subject to availability.

FIRST CLASS 

First Class passengers are seated in open plan carriages with tables for 4 and tables for 2 (for a supplement and subject to availability) Passengers are automatically seated on tables for 4 so you may be seated with other passengers if you have less than 4 in your party. Should you wish to reserve a two-seat table, you may do so for a small supplement, subject to availability.

Food and drinks may be purchased on-board. You are also welcome to bring your own food, drink or hampers on board.

Please note there is VERY LIMITED availability as we are restricted to 20 people per trip.

£95 per person (First Class)

£135 per person (Pullman Style)


Summertime in Henley on Thames
Including a one hour Thames Cruise
Sunday 11th August 2019
£39.50 per person

Henley on Thames is one of the most beautiful towns in England, recently voted by The Times as one of the best places to live in the English countryside and a regular winner of RHS Britain in Bloom medals.



A new visitor attraction opening in 2019
Sunday 15th September 2019
£59 Adults | £55 Seniors | £49 Children (5-15years)

Join us for this exciting day out to the new visitor attraction opening at Silverstone in 2019 !

The Silverstone Experience takes you on an exciting 2.5 hour journey through the past, present and future of Silverstone and British motor racing. State of the art interactive displays will tell the fascinating stories of human endeavour, great sporting rivalries and engineering innovation. At the end of your visit feel what it’s like to speed around Silverstone alongside your motor racing heroes in a thrilling immersive show.


Beautiful Bruges
Saturday 5th October 2019
Travelling by Eurotunnel

Join us on this wonderful day out to the beautiful medieval city of Bruges.

Canals and waterways meander under humpbacked bridges, through winding streets of gabled houses to make up this delightful city. Known as the Venice of the North, it is one of the most charming cities in Europe. Stroll through the cobbled streets and grand squares, or alternatively take a horse drawn carriage to see the wonderful sights.


Wednesday 4th December 2019
Matinee Performance at 2pm
Limited Availability!

Thursford Christmas Spectacular Show is set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, with a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians – many of whom are West End performers. The 3 hour performance delivers an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. It’s a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year-round favourites, with famous and much-loved chart toppers being sung alongside traditional carols.


Treasures of the Golden Pharoah
Friday 6th December 2019
£49.50 Adults | £47.50 Seniors (over 60)

Including free time in London for Christmas shopping & Lunch
Plus tour of London and Christmas Lights

In celebration of the 100 year anniversary of the tomb discovery, the boy King’s priceless tomb artifacts will visit London ONE final time whilst a new permanent resting place is constructed at the Grand Museum in Cairo.