Featured Day Trip: Harrogate Christmas Market, November 19th

The Harrogate Christmas Markets takes place in November, with Harrogate and Yorkshire products on offer. The Harrogate Christmas Market is held on the Stray in the historic Montpellier Quarter of Harrogate town centre. We’re visiting at the height of the market’s weekend, on Saturday 19th November and there will be lots of fine gifts, foods
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Featured Day Trip: Edinburgh Zoo, November 5th

Edinburgh Zoo is home to more than 1000 rare and endangered animals across 82 acres of sloping parkland, making it the perfect day out for families and adults alike. On November 5th we can take you and your group, young or not-so-young, with us to see the delightful animals of Edinburgh Zoo, including penguins, koala
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Halloween in Whitby, October 29th

Come along to Whitby on Saturday 29th October for the perfect way to begin the Halloween festivities with your loved ones! With so much to do in Whitby all year round, there is still, perhaps, no better time to visit than Halloween! There’s something about Whitby with its stunning, gothic, Whitby Abbey and links to Bram
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Entertain the Kids on a Budget this October Half Term

Can we believe that the six weeks summer holidays are long gone, ‘Back to School’ day is long gone and they’re already back at home?! No, we can’t! However, we hope to help you keep them entertained for this week-long break with our great tips for North East days out this October! A great place
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Visit Harrogate Flower Show and Autumn Gardening Must Dos

We’re visiting Harrogate in September, complete with the option to visit the Autumn Flower Show taking place on Saturday 17th September. With this trip in mind, we’re sharing some of our favourite tips for autumn gardening. More information about the upcoming flower show is available on the official website here. 10 Autumn Gardening Must Dos
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Visit Blackpool Illuminations with Stanley Travel in 2016

The 2016 event is guaranteed to be another fantastic light display for people of all ages, with the classic Blackpool treats and ‘must-sees’ still on offer for Stanley Travel visitors. The Blackpool Illuminations are a spectacular sight for young and old, with lots of entertainment and activities planned in addition to the fantastic sights and
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Stanley Travel’s Summer of Theme Park Day Trips

If you’re looking for a more thrilling adventure this summer, then one of our varied theme park day trips might be just the ticket! Throughout this summer we’re taking coach trips to Blackpool, Lightwater Valley, Flamingo Land and Gulliver’s World. Blackpool Pleasure Beach Pleasure Beach was founded in 1896 by Alderman William George Bean after
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Tall Ships Regatta, Blyth

Celebrate the 60 anniversary of the Tall Ships Races with Stanley Travel – it’s the perfect family day out! We’re visiting Blyth on Friday 26th August and we wanted to provide you with some information about this exciting event. From August 26th – 29th the Tall Ships will be docked at Blyth Quayside, Northumberland, with
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14 Facts about the Red Arrows

As you come along with us to the Red Arrows display at Sunderland International Airshow this weekend, we’ve collated our favourite facts and figures about the daredevil flyers. The first official Red Arrows display was on May 6, 1965 at Little Rissington [source] The first public Red Arrows display was on May 9, 1965 at
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Featured Day Trip: Shildon Shed Bash

We’re inviting you to come along with us to see the Shildon Shed Bash on Friday 29th July! The Shildon Shed Bash takes place at The National Railway Museum at Shildon and allows train spotters to see the Flying Scotsman, following its £4.2 million restoration. The Flying Scotsman is now appearing as No. 60103 in
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