Various events to enjoy from Airshows to Flowershows - take a look at our selection of days out.....
A visit to the medieval Northumberland market town of Alnwick, famed for its twisting cobbled streets with an eclectic collection of individual shops which are teamed with some top attractions including Alnwick Castle, Alnwick Castle was the location for Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films.
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.
The Christmas Festival at Beverley is one of the most established events in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Drawing crowds from all over, this event takes over the whole of the historic town with events, special markets and lots more for all the family to enjoy and get in to the festive mood taking place.
Spend the day in Blackpool, or travel along the coast to the fishing town of Fleetwood where the Transport Fesival Day (Also known as Tram Sunday) is taking place. Over 200 different classic and vintage vehicles including cars, motorbikes, vans, lorries, buses as well as trams are on display along with fairground rides, stalls, performances, entertainment and much more plus Fleetwood to explore.
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.
2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death. And, opening in February 2017, a new exhibition at Kensington Palace will celebrate her life and the evolution of her image and style. Contained within 6 rooms the exhibition features a variety of items from her wardrobe worn to compliment the occasions from formal or charity engagements to glamorous gala events.
Stalls, entertainers and seasonal themes take over Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter, festive entertainment, shopping, and food and drink at the famous Lincoln Christmas Market in 2017. Enjoy the scents of mulled wine and freshly cooked food, the sounds of entertainment, music and merriment and the sights of this market in this stunning, historic city.
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!
Experience the fascinating history of the Poppy Factory, where for nearly 90 years it has been making poppies, crosses and wreaths for the Royal Family. Enjoy a presentation and then explore the ‘shop floor’, to see how poppies and wreaths are made. There is a souvenir shop at the end of the tour.
The 'Quay to Sea' 3 hour cruise is a fantastic way to see the changing face of the River Tyne from the best vantage point in town. The cruise takes you under the magical Gateshead Millennium Bridge, which opens especially for the cruise to enjoy the panorama of the Tyne Gorge before returning downriver as far as the river mouth. On your cruise you will see the legendary shipyards of Tyneside.
Whatever the weather, Britain’s first seaside resort is packed with things to see and do. From golden beaches to traditional seaside amusements, boat filled harbour, castle, plus not forgetting the North Bay attractions.
Set within one of Cheshire’s gardens of distinction, this show is always known for its fresh, vibrant feel bursting with summer colours and scents. Gain inspiration and advice from the many show gardens and trade stands all adding up to what is often referred to as ‘the north’s must see gardening event of the year’.
Warwick’s mainly independent businesses offer an enticing blend of the old and the new, from gift shops, antique centres and traditional tea rooms to fashion shops, art galleries and fine restaurants. Market Place is the heart of the town, hosting a variety of cafes, pubs and shops and a thriving market every Saturday.
Home to gothic abbey ruins, working harbour, historic cobbled streets to explore, cosy taverns and award winning fish and chips! We offer a great range of departures, some direct, others visiting places en-route