Excursions 2019 features fresh attractions and themed area

Excursions 2019 will be showcasing new attractions and destinations, and a newly launched food and drink themed area at Alexandra Palace, London (January 26), writes Angie Cronin.

New attractions at the group travel show include the Kent Mining Museum, which is set to open at Betteshanger Park in March 2019.

The attraction will be at Excursions with details about its exhibitions as well as information about group benefits, which include free entry and free coach parking.

Representatives from new-look RAF Museum London will talk about the multimillion-pound redevelopment that features immersive galleries, a learning centre, a visitor centre including a café and shop, and a restaurant housed in a 1930s RAF building.

Blenheim Palace will be at Excursions to talk to groups about a new exhibition (February to April 2019) presenting some of JMW Turner’s first commissions and some of his most celebrated topographical works.

City and Village Tours will be draw attention to its new range of Three-Day Topic Trips in Essex, Wales and Stafford, as well as commemorative experiences around Portsmouth to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

New show features for delegates to look out for include The Street Market, a food and drink-themed area, the highlight of which will be the Hambledon Vineyard Wine Bus.

Also new is the Natural Wonders of the World fam trip, which gives visitors to Excursions the chance to explore Sea Life, Royal Museums Greenwich, Royal Observatory and Planetarium, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

There will again be an extensive network of free coach transfers from across the country to take visitors to the event.