Why Should I Attend?

If you regularly organise trips for ten people or more you are welcome at Excursions, the UK’s premier one day group travel show!


Discover new ideas for group visits from across the UK and abroad.


Discuss your individual group needs to get the most out of your visits.


Create your itinerary with nearby attractions in your chosen destination.


Showcasing day trips, short breaks and group holidays across the UK and overseas this free one day show has been helping group organisers find inspiration, ideas and itineraries for over 40 years!

The unique location based layout makes it easy for you to talk to the top destinations, attractions, tour operators and accommodation providers from one area to plan your visit itineraries with ease.



2018 Show Highlights

Roll up roll up as the Hambledon Vineyard bus comes to town! Visit their custom made wine bus for a taste of their famous English sparkling wine and find out about their exciting group visit developments for 2018.  

Enjoy an exclusive preview of The Matinee Shows with live performances throughout the day. Fast becoming a hit with group bookers all over the UK, the shows include a welcome drink, three-course meal and a music legend tribute act. Created and produced by Groups Direct in association with James R Hearn.

For the second year running we are delighted to host the Association of Group Travel Organisers AGM. AGTO members can attend the show as special guests and hear the latest from the organisation and the rest of the group travel market in one day. 

Visitors coming to the show at the personal invitation of coach tour operators have exclusive access to the ‘Special Guest Mary Rose Experience’ where they can join members of the Mary Rose team in Tudor costume and explore the fascinating history of Henry VIII’s favourite ship, the mystery of her sinking and the marvel of her raising. Special Guests will be able to handle some replica artefacts and even real objects from the Mary Rose. If you run a coach or tour company and would like to host a Special Guest coach click here to find out more.

Make a weekend of it and join us on our excluisve group organiser familiarisation trip on the Friday, taking in some of the sights and sounds of our great capital. Find out more here.


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New for 2018 we are excited to announce Visitor Connect! A simple scan of your badge enables exhibitors to follow up your chat and Excursions to send you a post show email with the contact details for everyone you have visited, making your post show bookings even easier.

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Book a free seat of one of our 17 transfer coaches for an easy journey to Excursions and the country’s capital. A local Blue Badge Guide will accompany you on the route. Click here to find your nearest service.

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Get the very best deal for your group by taking advantage of the exclusive Show Only Offers including special tours, discounts and prize draws only available at Excursions.