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Coach Trips

Please note that all payments should be made as soon as possible and sent to the person named on the trip advertisement. Cheques should be made payable to BDRA and the trip title shown on the back of the cheque. Departure points for all trips: GG - Gooseberry Green, bus stop at roundabout, OA – Orchard Avenue, approaching Stock Road, LR – Laindon Road, bus stop between Sun Corner and the fire station, SG – South Green, bus stop to Wickford, opposite the retirement apartments.
Please note – When a trip is confirmed the fare must be paid as soon as possible. If concession prices are quoted (ie seniors, children) these should be requested at the time of booking or the full price will apply. In the event that you need to cancel all efforts will be made to resell your seats, however if we are unable to resell your seats you are liable for payment.



FRIDAY 24th JULY HORSE-DRAWN CRUISE WITH BUFFET LUNCH - FULL
We arrive at Kintbury at 12 noon and board the horse drawn barge on the Kennet  and Avon Canal for our four hour cruise including lunch.
Lunch will be picnic style ( sliced local ham, boiled eggs, a selection of quiches, salads to include onion and tomato, couscous, mixed leaf, and three bean. Pickle, hot new potatoes, rolls and butter.) Also tea and coffee is included.
Cost: for Coach, Cruise and Lunch  43.
Depart : GG 9.05am  OA 9.10am. LR 9.20am. SG 9.25am.  Back in Billericay approx 6.30pm.
Please telephone to book after 9.00am
Kathleen Fox 72 Perry St Billericay Essex CM120ND  Tel:  01277 622342 SUNDAY 2nd AUGUST HORSE-DRAWN CRUISE WITH BUFFET LUNCH (Coach 2)
FULL - PLEASE PAY NOW
Depart : GG 9.05am  OA 9.10am. LR 9.20am. SG 9.25am.  Back in Billericay approx 6.30pm.
Please telephone to book after 9.00am
Kathleen Fox 72 Perry St Billericay Essex CM120ND  Tel:  01277 622342

SUNDAY 16TH AUGUST 2015 – SNAPE MALTINGS AND SOUTHWOLD - PLEASE PAY NOW

We begin our day at Snape Maltings, where we can visit a collection of stylish independent shops, galleries and enjoy a coffee in the eateries. 
Leaving Snape Maltings we make our way to Southwold arriving at lunchtime. You can visit the Southwold lighthouse.
Cost for the coach 15.00
Depart GG 8.10am, OA 8.15am, LR 8.25am, SG 8.30am. Back in Billericay approx. 7pm.
Please telephone to book after 9am on Saturday 16th May

Yvonne Cave, 11 The Vale, Stock, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 9PW. Telephone: 01277 840560.

SATURDAY 5th SEPTEMBER – TRIP TO BRIGHTON AND CREAM TEA
More than a seaside resort, Brighton has a lot to offer. Have a day to yourself to explore The Lanes which have an extraordinary mix of shops or, weather permitting, take stroll along the promenade. Alternatively if you haven’t visited The Royal Pavilion it is well worth a visit. We have booked The Mock Turtle tea Room at 3pm to enjoy ta/coffee and scones before we leave for home, this is optional.
Cost: Coach only 14.50. Coach and Cream tea 20.50
Depart GG 8.15am, OA 8.20am, LR 8.30am, SG 8.35am. Back in Billericay approx. 7pm.
Yvonne Cave, 11 The Vale, Stock, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 9PW. Telephone: 01277 840560.


WEDNESDAY 9th SEPTEMBER – WISLEY FLOWER SHOW - FULL PLEASE PAY NOW
At the show there will be over 40 nurseries exhibiting and selling. In the vast grounds there are many attractions including a glass house with three climatic zones, a rock garden, a walled garden, a vegetable garden, an arboretum and a national heather collection. There are also model gardens each of a size attainable in gardens attached to your own house. Drinks, snacks and meals are available or you can enjoy your own picnic in the grounds.
Cost RHS members and on guest coach only 14 each
Non-members coach and entrance to the show and grounds 24.50

membership cards must be produced on the day
Depart GG 8.30am, OA 8.35am, LR 8.45am, SG 8.50am. Back in Billericay approx.6pm.
Kathleen Fox 72 Perry St Billericay Essex CM12 0ND Telephone: 01277 622342


THURSDAY 29th OCTOBER - BBC BROADCASTING HOUSE AND SILVER VAULTS -
FULL PLEASE PAY NOW
Due to the high demand of our previous trip and the favourable feedback, we have booked to go again. We arrive at BBC Broadcasting House for our guided tour, where the guides will bring to life the work of the BBC’s new state of the art, multimedia broadcasting centre. We will visit the One Show studio; learn the history of the building and not to spoil the fun much more.
After our tour there will be free time to have lunch or browse in nearby Regent Street After lunch our coach will take us to the Silver Vaults in Chancery Lane.

Cost Cons 25.50 Adults 27.25. (Please bring I.D. For BBC Tour as it can be requested, bus passes are acceptable. Also no penknives or sharp objects are allowed.)

Depart GG 7.45am OA 7.50am LR 8am SG 8.05am Back in Billericay Approx. 6.45pm. (We are leaving earlier due to the London traffic)

Yvonne Cave 11 The Vale, Stock, Ingatestone, Essex. CM4 9PW. Telephone 01277 840560.

Stop press.
Due to popularity of the visit to the BBC Yvonne is booking another date probably in November. She already has a waiting list but if you are interested there are still some places please ring  01277 840560.