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Day Trips

Yarndale Festival of Creativity & Craft – Skipton Sunday 24 September 2017

If you have any interest in sewing, yarns, knitting, felt or hobbycrafts of any description then this is definitely the show for you.  You will be amazed at just what this festival has to offer, from specialist to amateur, from new to old ideas, outrageous to just the very thing you need – perfect.

Ad   £14   SC   £13.50  Admission extra £8 pay direct.

Whitby Sunday 24 September 2017

Maybe the last chance of Autumn to visit the wonderful seaside resort. The harbour will be alive with boats, shops will be full of the newest goods and the restaurants will be tempting you with freshly caught fish. Browse the shops in the cobbled streets, have a stroll up to visit the ruined Abbey which towers above the town. A perfect way to spend a Sunday.

Adults £17.50 SC £17.00

Cambridge Shopping or Sightseeing Wednesday 27 September 2017

This University town of Cambridge is a wonderful mixture of architecture, a delight for the eyes. The river Cam runs through the town, a perfect way to relax and see the beautiful building from the comfort of a boat. Spend sometime wandering around and just enjoying the beautiful town, then perhaps visit one of the many restaurants or cafes for lunch. Followed then by maybe some retail therapy enjoying the great individual shops which sit alongside the main high street stores.

Adults £18.00 SC £17.50

Warner Bros The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour **BOOK NOW 1 TICKET REMAINING** Sunday 1 October 2017

This is just the chance to take a behind the scenes look at all that goes into the making the great Harry Potter films. See in full detail all the special effects how they came about and be amazed at all that goes into these films.  People the world over have been enchanted by the Harry Potter films for over a decade.  The wonderful special effects and amazing creatures here made this iconic series beloved by young and old.

Adults   £55.50    SC   £55.50    Child £47.50  Children aged 5-15

Brigg Garden Centre Sunday 15 October 2017

Day at Brigg Garden Centre where they have a great restaurant for a lovely Sunday lunch. Plenty of indoor outlets from clothing to furnishing and gifts. Of course there are also plenty of plants, flowers and garden furnishings to look at too.

Adults £12.50 SC £12.00

York Shopping or Sightseeing Wednesday 25 October 2017

York is a most wonderful city full of variety from the beautiful Cathedral to the Jorvic Centre and the Castle Museum. The Railway Museum is ideal for the enthusiast and there are plenty of art galleries and also the river where if the weather is good you could take a short cruise. All the usual high street stores sit alongside the most varied individual shops where you could pick up something totally different.

Adults £14.00 SC £13.50

Kensington Palace – Diana Her Fashion Story Friday 3 November 2017

Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in this major new dress exhibition at Kensington Palace.  Trace the evolution of the Princess’s style, from the demure, romantic outfits of her first public appearances, to the glamour, elegance and confidence of her later life. Don’t miss an extraordinary collection of garments, including the iconic velvet gown, famously worn at the White House when the Princess danced with John Travolta.

Adults £42 SC £38 Ch £22 Includes Admission to Kensington Palace Diana Story & Coach

Crafts for Christmas/Stitching/Sewing/Hobbycraft NEC Sunday 5 November 2017

Such a varied exhibition that there will hardly be enough time to see everything that is on show. Perfect for anyone who has any interest in crafts. There will be all the latest ideas for Christmas and plenty of experts to give advice, ideas and help.
Adults £19.00 SC £18.50 admission extra pay direct

Liverpool Christmas Shopping or Sightseeing Tuesday 14 November 2017

Great chance to get ahead with all the shopping for Christmas from presents to Christmas dresses.
Liverpool will be bursting with all that is new. Or you could spend the afternoon in the Cavern see where the Beatles first performed. Have a trip on the Mersey, lunch in one of the many cafes or restaurants.

Adults £17.50 SC £17.00

Harrogate Christmas Market Thursday 16 November 2017

The Christmas Market is held on The Stray in the historic Montpellier Quarter of Harrogate town centre. This four day festive Market will be filled with high quality Yorkshire and Harrogate products.
There will be nearly 200 stalls selling everything from Yorkshire cheese to hand made gifts and Christmas decorations. There will be musical entertainment and funfair rides alongside Santa’s Grotto. The town itself will be all decked out with Christmas lights and decorations. A perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit.

Adults £15.00 SC £14.50

Birmingham MCM Comic Con Saturday 18 November 2017

MCM Birmingham Comic Con returns to the NEC this November for another fun-filled celebration of geeky goodness! movies, sci-fi, comics, cosplay, anime and gaming, Birmingham Comic Con is brought to you by the team behind MCM London Comic Con, the third largest comic convention in the world. Meet special guests from the world of TV and film; explore a Comic Village packed with artists and writers; get hands on with great games; watch on-stage panels and check out the colourful costumes of the Cosplay Masquerade. Comic Con also incorporates Memorabilia, the UK’s leading collector’s show. Memorabilia features a sparkling line-up of film stars, sci-fi favourites and TV personalities, as well as more exhibitors than you can shake a lightsaber at.


Harrogate Christmas Market Sunday 19 November 2017

The last opportunity to visit Harrogate for this wonderful four day Christmas Market and Festival. The town will be bursting at the seams with everything for Christmas. Over 200 stalls selling products produced in Harrogate and from all over the Yorkshire area. Perfect for unusual Christmas presents.

Disney on Ice Sheffield Arena Sunday 19 November 2017

Join Mickey & Minnie Mouse as they take audiences on a fun-filled tour of the imagination in Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure. Journey to the most memorable Disney destinations with all of your favourite characters and get swept away by classic tales that have captivated the world. The very best of Disney on Ice at the Sheffield Arena. Always a very popular show for all ages. See all the Disney characters come to life on ice. Matinee performance at 2.30pm

Adults £41.50 SC £41.00 Child £40.00

York St Nicholas Fayre Thursday 23 November 2017

One of the best Christmas Fayres of the season. York will be alive with all that is traditional from Christmas decorations to shops full of Christmas treats. Many of the stall holders will be dressed for the Christmas occasion trading their very individual wares in the Market Square. Visit the Cathedral and get into the spirit of Christmas or stroll the streets tasting all that is on offer.

Adults £15.00 SC £14.50

Knitting & Stitching or Harrogate Shopping Saturday 25 November 2017

The Knitting and Stitching Show in Harrogate is a great place to pick up on the latest designs, fabrics, ideas and gadgets. Plenty of experts on hand to give help, find that little extra that will make your Christmas interesting and unusual. Or just enjoy Harrogate at its Christmas best, shops full and decorated tempting you to buy those much needed Christmas presents.

Adults £14.50 SC £14.00

Birmingham International Tattoo Sunday 26 November 2017

This magnificent three hour spectacular includes; the parade of standards, massed bands, field gun competitions, lone piper and the amazing Grand Finale with patriotic favourite ‘Land of Hope & Glory’ – so make sure your ivories are in tune to belt out this number on the night!

£46.50   All one price

Downtown Shopping Wednesday 29 November 2017

Still looking for Christmas present, looking for a bargain? Then Downtown will have all the answers. Here you will find all the latest fashions at low prices, anything you may need for the house from candles for Christmas to that much needed new fridge. There is a small café where you could also have a light lunch.

Adults £9.00 SC £8.50

Cilla -The Musical – Alhambra Bradford Thursday 30 November 2017

The spectacular rise of one of Britain’s best loved entertainers of all times. Cilla – The Musical is the new spectacular and heart warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed hit ITV’s television series.
Spend the morning shopping in the new Bradford Shopping Centre, have some lunch and then into the Alhambra Theatre for a matinee performance which commences at 2pm.

All one price £48.00 including best stall seats and coach fare

Good Food Show – NEC Sunday 3 December 2017

For all you foodies this is definitely the exhibition for you. It is the food show of the year that everyone waits for. Here you will be entertained by many famous chefs, who will be giving demonstrations throughout the day. Stalls that are bursting with all the latest in food, gadgets, appliances, health advice, nutrition advice and most important plenty of tasting and testing.
Adults £19.00 SC £18.50 admission extra pay direct

Leeds Christmas Shopping Thursday 7 December 2017

This could be the last opportunity to finish of all your Christmas shopping or your chance to buy that special outfit you have been looking for. Leeds will be decorated in the spirit of Christmas with lights baubles and Christmas trees every where. Spoil yourself and have lunch in one of the many restaurants including Harvey Nichols. Leeds market is one of the northern famous markets well worth a stroll around, many bargains to be had there.

Adults £14.00 SC £13.50

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