Visit St. Nicholas Fair, York, November 26th

St. Nicholas Fair in York continues to bring magical festivities and merriment and Stanley Travel is visiting on Saturday 26th November! Bring the family to St. Nicholas Fair and take in the sights, sounds and smells of York’s ultimate Christmas experience. York comes alive with Victorian costumed traders, carol singers and the homely smells of
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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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What are the Manchester Christmas Markets?

We’re hosting a two-day jam-packed itinerary to cram in the eight amazing Christmas markets and the Trafford Centre in Manchester! Manchester is fast-becoming the shopping destination of the North with its incredible intu Trafford Centre and Manchester Arndale Centre, plus, at Christmas, the city goes one better with an incredible eight Christmas markets! Manchester Arndale
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Bonfire Night 2016 in the North East

Enjoy Bonfire Night festivities in a safe and enjoyable environment with one of the region’s scheduled events on Bonfire Night weekend. Remember the top safety tips for Bonfire Night 2016 when either organising your own event or attending an organised display. Please take care to follow basic rules should you be celebrating Bonfire Night on
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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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Magical Winter Wedding Inspiration

That elusive winter wedding setting of a sprinkle or snow, log fire and rich colours is a dream shared by many, but we can’t predict the weather!   However, that doesn’t stop so many couples hoping of a romantic winter wedding with all of the warmth of fire and cosy manor houses, while the snow
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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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Get Your Caravan Winter Ready with Stanley Travel

Regardless of whether your caravan is being taken to a storage facility for winter or its being parked on your driveway or in your garage, there are things you should do first. Interiors Clean, vacuum and mop all areas of your caravan to ensure that it is clean following the summer season. Check all cupboards
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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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North-east based Hunter Bros to close

North-east based Hunter Bros of Tantobie is to close. The firm, created in 1918, is the UK’s seventh-oldest operator still run by the same family. It is run by fourth generation Anthony Hunter and his uncle Stuart. Its sole bus service – the commercial route 713, a 10-minute hop from Stanley to Flinthill – is being
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