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*EMMERDALE The Studio Experience 
including admission 

You’ve enjoyed a guided walking tour of the outdoor filming set of ITV’s hugely popular TV series Emmerdale, now be part of the ultimate Emmerdale Studio Experience Tour at the iconic ITV studio in Leeds. 


including admission 

The live working TV set located within the Harewood Estate in Leeds, that has witnessed many-a spectacle, will open its gates as cast and crew down scripts for the weekend. Visitors will be able to marvel at the beauty of the picturesque farming village as they meander down the lane to the surreal sight of stone cladded shops and homes nestled amongst the rolling hills. Sauntering past the familiar haunts of Home Farm, Bob’s Café, The Woolpack, the village Church and rows of stone cottages known as home to your favourite Emmerdale characters, guides will share secrets, stories and reveal fascinating facts behind the making of the, multi award winning, ITV soap.


'A Brief Encounter' & Leighton Hall # 
including afternoon tea 

Carnforth Station Heritage Centre and the Brief Encounter Refreshment Room opened on 17 October 2003 following 3 years work to renovate the derelict buildings of Carnforth Station. Visitors from all over the world, come to enjoy the nostalgia of the station, which has been restored to its 1940s glory when the Refreshment Room was used as the setting for David Lean’s film “Brief Encounter”. In the afternoon we visit Leighton Hall for an entertaining house tour, take a stroll through the pretty gardens before witnessing a breath taking display of falconry from our birds of prey, which are flown every day at 3:30, weather permitting. Finally, visit the charming tea rooms, which serve afternoon tea like it used to be - in proper tea cups. Choose from sandwiches especially made for our party, cream tea and jam, homemade cakes and of course plenty of tea!


including coach travel & course admission 

Bodnant Gardens & Llandudno # 
National Trust Property 

Bodnant Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, spanning some 80 acres and is situated above the River Conwy on ground sloping towards the west and looking across the valley towards the Snowdonia range. The garden has two parts. The upper garden around Bodnant Hall consists of the terraced gardens and informal lawns shaded by trees. The lower portion, known as the’Dell’ is formed by the valley of the River Hiraethlyn and contains the wild garden.

Llandudno is Wales largest resort, uniquely situated between the Great and Little Ormes with two wonderful beaches, the award winning North Shore and the quiet, sand duned West Shore. Llandudno has kept its Victorian and Edwardian elegance and splendour, despite its modern attractions.


Boundary Mill # 

There is no better time to visit Boundary Mill where customers have a chance to discover new brands and departments in addition to purchasing products for the new season.   


Bury Market & Steam Train to Oswaldtwistle # 
including train journey 

Enjoy a visit to Bury Market, and then venture back on a nostalgic journey through time on a full size steam train, from Bury to Rawtenstall following the 8 mile winding route of the River Irwell.  Finish off with a visit to Oswaldtwistle Shopping Mill. 


Bury's World Famous Market # 

Bury Market has dominated the consumer retail sector in the area. Over the past thirty years, retail giants have developed in the vicinity, yet Bury Market remains the undisputed champion of the North, attracting 250,000 visitors every week. Quite rightly world famous, Bury Open Market oozes charisma and atmosphere. The ambience and layout offers visitors the opportunity to seek out and visit every stall.


Cadbury World # 
including admission 

‘Discover where chocolate comes to life’ Uncover a world of delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun packed day out, with 14 amazing zones there’s so much to see and do at Cadbury World.




Chatsworth House & Derbyshire Dales # 
including admission 

Chatsworth is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, one of Britain's best loved historic estates and the heart beat of the Peak District National Park. With famous works of art, a working farmyard, spectacular fountains and the finest shopping and eating, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


Chesterfield Market # 

Chesterfield has been a traditional Market Town for over 800 years. The General Market with over 150 stalls takes place every Monday, Friday and Saturday. 


City of Cambridge * 

Be inspired by the many beautiful museums and art galleries. Admire the beautiful architecture and majestic college buildings. Explore quaint passages set around the historic market place and colleges, where a unique and relaxing shopping experience can be found or perhaps relax in the many beautiful pubs, restaurants and cafes


City of Lincoln * 

Possessing magnificent architectural heritage, centred on its world famous Cathedral and Castle, Lincoln is a vivacious City – mixing 2000 years of heritage with excellent shopping facilities and a lively arts and events programme. The historic Cathedral Quarter is close to some of the major attractions and offers the visitor a unique shopping experience. Many fine specialist shops including boutiques, antique, craft, book and gift shops line the cobbled streets.


City of Oxford * 

The City of Dreaming Spires, is famous the world over for its University and place in history. For over 800 years, it has been home to royalty and scholars. Nowadays, the city is a bustling cosmopolitan town; with a mixture of ancient and modern there is plenty for the tourist.  There are many historic buildings, colleges or museums and later perhaps time to relax with a drink or bite to eat.


City of York # 

Visit York and be inspired. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets and the iconic York Minster, York is fast developing a flourishing, cutting-edge scene. Delve into the city's vibrant café culture, take time out to enjoy some of the country's most talented street entertainers or simply watch the world go by while sipping a drink by the river.


Cotswolds Circular # 

An area of England popular with visitors from all over the world, the Cotswolds are well known for gentle hillsides (‘wolds’), sleepy villages and for being so ‘typically English’. On our tour we will stop at delightful villages such as Broadway and Bourton-on-the-Water. Above all, the local honey-coloured limestone, used for everything from the stone floors in the houses to the tiles on the roof, has ensured that the area has a magical uniformity of architecture.


East Lancashire Railway for "Tornado" * 
including train 

Book now and take a ride behind the legendary 100mph locomotive Tornada as it storms the tracks for its 10th birthday celebrations. The loco has become a legend in its short span, starring in ‘Top Gear’ as well as the 2017 movie “Paddington 2”. It was also the first locomotive to reach 100 miles per hour in almost half a century!


Fleetwood Market & Freeport Outlet Village # 

Fleetwood Market offers great choice and value with hundreds of square feet of selling area, and thousands of product lines on over 150 stalls, the Band Stand Caf'e in the centre of the main hall is just one of the reasons hundreds of Shoppers every week come to the largest and most successful market in the region. Fleetwood market is a shopper and bargain hunter's paradise. It is a traditional market with 3 heated inside halls and an adjacent outdoor market, There is something for every one at Fleetwood Market.


At Fleetwood Freeport Outlet Village, you'll discover a terrific range of designer products selling at up to 50% off High St prices. There's everything from big-name fashion brands to kitchenware and china, featuring such names as, M&S, Next Clearance, Cadbury, Reebok, Cotton Traders, Thorntons and many more.


Grasmere & Ambleside # 

Grasmere is a charming village right in the heart of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria. Grasmere was once the home of the famous poet William Wordsworth; maybe you can visit one of his former homes - Dove Cottage. Also in the centre of Grasmere is the churchyard of St. Oswalds Church which contains the Wordsworth family graves. Relaxing Ambleside ‘The Jewel in Lakeland’s Crown’ where you will find fine food, wine and ale to complement the glorious lakeside mountain setting of this historic community. It was here before the Roman occupation, which lasted 400 years, it survived and prospered under the Viking invasion and it will be here after the tourist invasion, which so far has lasted only 200 years.


Harrogate Spring Flower Show * 
includes admission 
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