We're good to go, and we hope you are too! Take a look at the great choice of days out we've got coming up featuring everything from coast, country and city to shows, attractions and Christmas celebrations! Don't forget you can view our 2020 holiday brochure online (top right) and we're taking bookings from 9 Oct onwards (our 2021 holidays are coming soon...).

Coast and Country
KINGS LYNN MARKET & HUNSTANTON | Tue 6 Oct from £27.50pp (route 5) sorry, no single seats left
FAKENHAM MARKET & WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA | Thur 8 Oct from £32.50pp (route 3a)
BAKEWELL ON MARKET DAY | Mon 12 Oct from £25pp (route 1a) sorry, no single seats left
* GREAT MALVERN | Tue 20 Oct from £25pp (route 1b)
MORETON-IN-MARSH & BOURTON-ON-THE-WATER | Tue 27 Oct from £27.50pp (route 1b)
BURY ST EDMUNDS MARKET & LAVENHAM | Wed 28 Oct from £37pp (route 1)
THE MATLOCKS | Fri 30 Oct from £29.50pp (route 4b)

Shopping and Sightseeing
* THE TRENTHAM ESTATE - OUTDOOR SHOPPING VILLAGE OR AWARD WINNING GARDENS | Fri 16 Oct from £37.50pp (route 1a) please make your own arrangements to visit the gardens
HARROGATE | Fri 16 Oct from £39.50pp (route 4)
OXFORD | Thur 22 Oct from £37pp (route 1b)
WINDSOR | Mon 26 Oct from £39.50pp (route 4c)
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON | Wed 28 Oct from £37pp (route 4a)
ELY & CAMBRIDGE | Thur 29 Oct from £27.50pp (route 1)

Stage Shows
BAT OUT OF HELL AT B'HAM ALEXANDRA THEATRE | Wed 13 Jan 2021 @ £69.50pp inc. stalls seat (route 1b)
TINA, THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL AT LONDON'S ALDWYCH THEATRE | Thur 11 Mar 2021 @ £72.50pp inc. dress circle seat (route 4c)
THE LION KING AT LONDON'S LYCEUM THEATRE | Wed 19 May 2021 from £67.50pp (route 4c)
HAIRSPRAY AT THE LONDON COLISEUM | Wed 14 July 2021 @ £85pp (route 4c)
* PRETTY WOMAN AT LONDON'S PICCADILLY THEATRE | Postponed, new date coming soon 
THE DRIFTERS GIRL AT LONDON'S GARRICK THEATRE | Postponed, new date coming soon 

Special Interest
THE SILVERSTONE EXPERIENCE | Tue 27 Oct from £35pp (route 4a)

Live Music and Dance
ANDRE RIEU AT NOTTINGHAM ARENA | Thur 22 Apr 2021 from £130pp (route 1a + Oakham)
CLIFF RICHARD AT NOTTINGHAM'S ROYAL CONCERT HALL | Fri 29 Oct 2021 @ £115pp (route 1a + Oakham)
* THE BEAUTY OF BALLET, ROYAL ALBERT HALL | Wed 10 Nov 2021 @ £59pp (route 4c)

Christmas 2020
JOHN RUTTER'S XMAS CELEBRATION WITH THE RPO AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL | Thur 10 Dec @ £67.50pp inc. rear arena seat (route 4c)

Christmas 2021
THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR | Sadly Thursford took the decision to cancel their 2020 shows but they'll be back in 2021 and we're very pleased to tell you that we've secured seats for eight 2021 dates, all priced at £67pp including a top price ticket! Details below.

Tue 9 Nov - centre raised seats 
Wed 17 Nov - centre raised seats
Mon 6 Dec - centre raised seats
Fri 17 Dec - centre raised seats

Fri 12 Nov - de luxe seats
Mon 22 Nov - de luxe seats
Thur 25 Nov - centre raised seats
Mon 13 Dec - centre raised seats


First of all, we would like to thank our customers – and our staff - for your continued kind words, and support in these strange times. We are pleased to say that we are now gradually reopening our office and Steph, Dee and some of our drivers have been working since the start of September, we hope that it won't be too long before they're joined by the rest of our wonderful team. Phones will be open from 09:30-16:30, Monday to Friday, but we are working with a smaller team than usual so if we don't manage to answer your call please leave a brief message with your name and number and we'll get back to you as soon as we can. Alternatively, please email Our office remains closed to personal visitors for a while longer, but we look forward to seeing you soon.

We would be delighted to take your reservations for any of our 2020 holidays that are due to depart from 9 Oct onwards (excluding those mentioned below), or any day trip that is currently on sale. You can download our 2020 holiday brochure via the link in the top right, and you’ll find a list of day trips that are currently available to book just above this update. 

We've thought carefully about how we can keep you COVID-19 safe on our days out and holidays whilst also ensuring you have a great experience. Click on the links below to find out more about the measures we've put in place.

COVID SAFE DAYS OUT with Shaws - click to find out more

COVID SAFE HOLIDAYS with Shaws - click to find out more

Any holidays that were due to depart on or before Thurs 8 Oct have now been cancelled and letters have been sent (or are on their way) to customers, along with a credit note that can be put towards a future booking or exchanged for a refund. Further to this, we have taken the early decision to cancel Riverscapes and Romans (dep Mon 12 Oct), Constable Country (dep Mon 19 Oct), Arklow Bay (dep Mon 19 Oct), York (dep Sun 1 Nov), Ludlow (dep Fri 20 Nov) and Joyeux Noel (dep Fri 4 Dec). We are so sorry to disappoint but we hope that you understand that any cancellation decisions are made with the safety and enjoyment of our staff and customers at the forefront.

We have sketched out a plan for our next day trip brochure but we are not yet sure when this will be published, if you would like to be added to the distribution list (either post or email) in preparation for its release just let us know. In the meantime we will be releasing day trips via our eNews, social media and website. We are also working on our 2021 holiday brochure and happy to answer any questions you may have about specific dates and destinations. 

Our local Wednesday service between Peakirk-Newborough-Peterborough is currently suspended but we will let you know when this is back up and running.

If you have been given a voucher that is due to expire before the end of October 2020, please email us the voucher number and we will arrange for it to be extended. On the other hand, if you would like to order any vouchers for friends/family in preparation for great days out and holidays, just let us know and we'll get them posted out.

Once again, thank you for your support not just during these strange times but throughout our 98 year history!

The Shaw Family


Normally we love to see you in our offices but at this uncertain time we are operating a closed door policy. If you wish to get in touch please do so via email, phone or post and we will respond to you as soon as we can.

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LOOK OUT FOR OUR HOLIDAY OFFERS! Our Door2Door holiday brochure is carefully compiled to include everything from city-breaks and mini-breaks to multi-destination tours across Europe, all with our renowned Door2Door service. Don't forget we offer FREE travel insurance and £40pp deposits.

** MEMBER SAVINGS ** National Trust, English Heritage and RHS Members receive a £5 discount per person per property visited during the holiday!

** LOYALTY DISCOUNT AVAILABLE ON HOLIDAYS ** Travel with us on three or more holidays in a calendar year and receive a £15 discount per person on the third holiday and a £20pp discount on the fourth (and any subsequent ones)! 


HUNTINGDON DAY TRIP PICK UPS. Due to the roadworks on the A14 at Huntingdon, unfortunately it is no longer possible (for the foreseeable future) for us to include a departure point at the Dunelm Mill Bus Stop in Huntingdon. 

BOOK WITH AN AWARD WINNING COMPANY! We were winners of DAY EXCURSION PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR 2018 at the British Coach Tourism Awards!


Would your group like to know more about our door2door holidays and day trips? We'd love the chance to join one of your meetings with an illustrated presentation about our holiday and day tour programme, and give you an insight in to our family run business that's been 'Clocking up the miles since 1922'. One of our most experienced team members, Les Staniforth, is now taking bookings as far ahead as Feb 2021 so please call or email and we'll get you in the diary!


BREXIT: PLEASE CHECK YOUR PASSPORTS BEFORE YOU TRAVEL - The rules for travel to most countries in Europe will change when the UK leaves the EU. Customers should visit the HM Passport Office online passport checker on the governments GOV.UK website to see if you are affected and renew your passport early if necessary.

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