Exploring the City of Leeds Today & Its History

Leeds has become a city of great importance, especially for the North, with a rich history of urban development and suburban growth. With a number of variations on the vibrant city’s name, Leeds comes from the old British Ladenses meaning “people of the fast-flowing river”, which is of course the River Aire, which continues to
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A Guide to Stanley Travel’s Christmas Market Day Trips

Ho, ho, ho… Christmas is not too far away… OK, so maybe it’s too soon to get festive, but it’s not too soon to book your place on a festive shopping trip (they sell out fast)… We have a number of Christmas day trips and weekends on offer, perfect for just getting into festive spirit
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2016 Stanley Travel Brochure Launch – November 7th

It’s coming up to that time of year again…! Our annual Brochure Launch trip has become somewhat of a nostalgic event for our team and we know it’s popular with you guys…! This year our Brochure Day Trip & Coach Holiday Brochure Launch event will include the same fantastic half-day mystery tour of the North
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Kelso: Massed Pipe Bands Day, 30th August

Floors Castle has been home to the Dukes of Roxburghe since 1721 and it provides a fun and traditional historic look at Scottish heritage. This well-established event was put in place by the present Duke’s father who decided to use the impressive setting of Floors Castle for an evocative backdrop for such an event. Bands
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Stress Free Travel: Packing For a Group Trip

Use these tips for perfecting your luggage and storage plans whether you’re on a couple’s break, family holiday or group trip! There is nothing worse than being stressed about holiday plans, finding documentation and then realising your case isn’t full and it won’t fasten already!  With that in mind, here are our travel luggage tips:
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Featured Day Trip: Sunderland Airshow

With the 27th Sunderland Airshow fast approaching, we wanted to let you know you can come hear the sounds and see the fantastic show with Stanley Travel, this July! This annual weekend is the perfect family trip to Roker Beach, to watch the Red Arrows and take part in many activities! Stanley Travel are inviting
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Featured Day Trip: Scarborough

Get your flip flops on! Our Summer Bank Holiday day trip to Scarborough is guaranteed to be a huge one! Known as Britain’s first seaside resort, Scarborough has been welcoming guests to its sandy beach for nearly 400 years. Despite the ever increasing popularity in holidays abroad, it has remained a family favourite for UK
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Featured Day Trip: Whitby, April 6th, 2015

Come along to Whitby with Stanley Travel for a day admiring the historic beauty of Whitby, its famous Abbey, working harbour and beautiful cottage-filled landscape. There are so many things that are synonymous with Whitby and so many of us Northerners hold it dear to our heart. Why not celebrate Bank Holiday Monday this year
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