Employee Spotlight

20th February 2017

Stanley Travel is inviting you to visit York this February Half Term for all of the excitement and history of the Viking era! With a programme of family friendly events, lectures, guided walks and battle re-enactments, Jorvik Viking Festival attracts over 40,000 visitors each year. The festival is a week-long celebration of the last Viking Read More

1st February 2016

This scenic trip is perfect to treat your mother or your children’s mother to a day of sightseeing in the Yorkshire Dales. Beginning with a visit to Richmond, with the superb Richmond Castle and Georgian architecture, you and your guests will be able to enjoy the sights of one of the oldest stone castles in Read More

2nd November 2015

This is the flagship show of the textiles and craft industry, as well as being the largest event of its kind across the UK, so whatever your craft passion is, this is the show for you. For those of you who love to knit or craft, this event is a key one for your calendar. Read More

28th September 2015

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 Read More

7th September 2015

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 Read More

10th August 2015

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 Read More

20th April 2015

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 Read More

9th March 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 Read More

16th February 2015

Our first day trip of 2015 is fast approaching! Vikings from all over the world visit York for this annual festival, which celebrates 30 years in February 2015… Stanley Travel will take you on a trip you won’t forget, celebrating and remembering the Viking era in none other than historic York. From 14-25 February, York Read More