Blackpool Armed Forces Day – 26th June

The UK’s favourite beach resort features world-class attractions from a theme park to an aquarium, stunning beaches to the Blackpool Illuminations, a waterpark to a zoo, wax figure celebrity look-a-likes and the unforgettable Blackpool Tower. These amazing experiences are underpinned by a year-round programme of events and fantastic shows. Everyone enjoys a stroll along the prom. […]

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Gainsborough Market & Lincoln – 7th June

Markets take place every Tuesday and Saturday in the Market Place from 9am to 3pm. The market offers a wide selection of traders from local and fresh fruit and vegetables, homemade bakes, clothing and home essentials. Additional food vendors are also available on these days, including hot pork buns. Weekly Markets | Weekly Markets | […]

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Northumberland Coast & Holy Island – 9th June

Bamburgh is a beautiful coastal town in the heart of Northumberland. Thousands of people visit Bamburgh every year for its famous castle, coastlines & walking trails. http://www.bamburgh.org.uk/ Seahouses’ fishing past lives on at Swallow Fish, who operate the UK’s oldest operating smokehouses. Visitors are welcome at The Fisherman’s Kitchen where historic fishing memorabilia and curios […]

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Durham – 25th June

Durham Market Hall is a fine example of Victorian state-of-the-art architecture now housing over 50 local independent traders. It has an enviable range of local producers from fresh fish, poultry and cheese to butchery, fruit and vegetables, bakery and spice. Find all those things which you never find in soulless retail parks and also enjoy […]

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Settle / Carlisle Railway – 17th June

The Settle–Carlisle line is a 73-mile-long main railway line in northern England. The route, which crosses the remote, scenic regions of the Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines, runs between Settle Junction, on the Leeds to Morecambe line, and Carlisle, near the English-Scottish borders ——————————— The majority of trips return from destination between 16:30 and […]

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Beamish Museum – 25th June

Beamish is a large open air museum with many historic buildings, some of which are not always completely accessible to visitors. It is a hands-on museum. Many sounds, smells, tastes and textures can be experienced; and objects, surfaces and textiles handles making for a multi-sensory experience. To create an authentic feel, there are a variety […]

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Kendal & Ambleside – 1st June

The town’s most famous export must be Kendal Mint Cake. Joseph Wiper came up with the original recipe for the Everest conquering energy bars, and by the time the company was sold to rival mint cake makers Romneys, there were a number of local firms producing their own brands. Kendal’s manufacturing industries all but vanished […]

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Scarborough – 11th June

Visit Scarborough and its two sweeping sandy beaches, rugged castle ruins, and museums for rain days. There’s plenty to do in Scarborough. Take a boat trip off shore to meet lazy seal colonies, surf in the North Sea or chug through the North York Moors on a traditional steam train. Follow dinosaur footprints on North […]

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Whitby – 18th June

There’s more to Whitby than meets the eye – with its connections to Captain Cook and Dracula, its quirky narrow streets and bustling harbour overlooked by the striking Gothic ruins of Whitby Abbey, Whitby is a fascinating town, unlike any other. Enjoy the quirky fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood’s Bay, the unspoilt sandy […]

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