Great days out for all the family! From some of the most popular zoo's, to popular Summer Events, plus Theme Parks and lots more!
See how life used to be in North East England. Explore the old town, visit the farm, jump on a tram, meet costumed folk and lots more plus most of our visits in 2017 are when special events are on to enhance your visit, or spend the day exploring the city of Durham at leisure.
A quarter of a million seabirds including puffins and the UK’s largest seabird, the gannet, make their home on the ledges of the chalk cliffs during the breeding season (Apr-Oct). There’s a brand new visitor centre telling the story of seabirds along with cliff edge viewing platforms which give spectacular views of the nesting birds and the coastline.
Visit the award-winning Black Country Living Museum and you’ll be joining in with 300 years of history like no other. The Museum immerses visitors into the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the past. Explore 26 acres of original period shops and houses and meet the Museum’s costumed characters along the way - they’ll explain what it was like to live and work in one of the world’s most heavily industrialised landscapes.
At the heart of the Palace, the State Rooms are used for ceremonial occasions and entertaining and are furnished with many treasures from the Royal Collection. A special exhibition, 'Royal Gifts' tells the story of the Queens reign with a display of gifts presented to Her Majesty during the past 65 years, including gifts from world leaders.
From this spring, the live, working TV set located within the Harewood Estate in Leeds, that has played witness to many-a spectacle, will open its gates as cast and crew down scripts for the weekend and allow guests to tread the tarmac and indulge in a fully guided tour of the popular, fictional village.
Hartlepool Maritime Experience is a superb re-creation of an 18th century seaport, telling the story of life at sea at the time of Nelson, Napoleon and the Battle of Trafalgar which dares you to experience life aboard a real British Naval frigate two centuries ago.
The city that oozes culture and heritage! A key destination for art lovers and museum goers. Explore the impressive new shopping centre Liverpool One or visit the Beetles Experience, waterfront attractions, Maritime Museum (Titanic Exhibition) or a cruise on the Mersey.
This original Liverpool tour brings together the facts, the fun plus the film and TV legacy of Liverpool’s past and present adding a Living Memories element that you will instantly recognise and enjoy. Film and TV locations include Foyle’s War, Cilla, Harry Potter, the last Hovis TV advert, Peaky Blinders and of course Bread to name a few!
Set in stunning landscaped grounds, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park is one of the world’s leading open air galleries. With 500 acres of landscape, historical features, five indoor galleries, outdoor sculpture, a changing programme of displays there is always something new to discover on every visit. We later continue to The Hepworth Gallery at Wakefield, an award winning venue with world-class displays.