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6th July Blackpool

Blackpool is a popular holiday destination for families, and is known for its vibrant and lively atmosphere, especially during the summer season. It has a rich history as a holiday destination dating back to the Victorian era and continues to be a popular place for visitors seeking entertainment, amusement, and a classic British seaside experience.Blackpool Pleasure Beach: This amusement park is one of the most famous in the UK and features numerous rides, roller coasters, and other attractions, including the iconic roller coaster.

7th July Rhyl or Llandudno

Llandudno is a Victorian seaside resort that lies on the coast of North Wales. The town has enjoyed a reliable flow of visitors each year thanks to its fantastic reputation of being one of the best holiday destinations for UK travellers and holiday makers. Once a favourite town of Queen Victoria, Llandudno still maintains the very same charm that helped make a name for itself across the country.

13th July Bath

An elegant city full of traditional heritage, contemporary culture, green spaces and a few surprises.
Built for pleasure and relaxation, beautiful Bath has been a wellbeing destination since Roman times. The waters are still a big draw today, both at the ancient Roman Baths and the thoroughly modern Thermae Bath Spa, which houses the only natural thermal hot springs in Britain you can bathe in.

Bath’s compact, visitor-friendly centre is overflowing with places to eat and drink, plus some of the finest independent shops in Britain, making it the ideal city break. Immerse yourself in Bath’s remarkable collection of museums and galleries, and enjoy year-round festivals, theatre, music and sport.

Bath’s stunning, honey-coloured Georgian architecture is straight from a Jane Austen novel; highlights include the iconic Royal Crescent and the majestic Circus.

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival 14th July 2024

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival is widely regarded as the biggest free Medieval gathering in Europe with over 2000 re-enactors and traders travelling from as far afield as France, Poland, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and Germany.

Many live in full Medieval style for the weekend and welcome visitors to the living history camps around the battlefield, King Edward’s camp on Windmill Hill, and Queen Margaret’s camp in Bloody Meadow.

The re-enactors cook over open fires, fettle their armour ready for battle, weave, sew, play Medieval board games, whittle spoons, and a myriad of other things. In our large Medieval market you can buy anything from a full harness of armour or cooking range to a bottle of mead or a leather belt.

We also have a large exhibition tent where you will find displays from historical societies and an exhibition of Graham Turner’s wonderful paintings which have featured on our posters for over 20 years.

In the Bright Knight tent you will find Medieval inspired crafts and shows for our younger visitors. Medieval minstrels, jugglers, stilt walkers, friendly dragons, and bears wander around the festival site and there is a varied programme of events in the beer tent.

On Sunday, join the people of Tewkesbury in a vibrant parade through the town. If you are a visitor to Tewkesbury, please take the time to look around.  

20th July 2024 Southport Airshow

The annual Air Show takes place on Southport beach and is a weekend packed with entertainment!

If you looking for a fun and exhilarating day out with the kids, as well as the flying programme, there is plenty of things to do on the ground. From flight simulators, static aircraft to explore, climbing walls, assault courses and plenty more!

21st July Blackpool

Blackpool is a popular holiday destination for families, and is known for its vibrant and lively atmosphere, especially during the summer season. It has a rich history as a holiday destination dating back to the Victorian era and continues to be a popular place for visitors seeking entertainment, amusement, and a classic British seaside experience.Blackpool Pleasure Beach: This amusement park is one of the most famous in the UK and features numerous rides, roller coasters, and other attractions, including the iconic roller coaster.

23rd July 2024 Aberystyth

Aberystwyth, a charming seaside town on the west coast of Wales, is a delightful mix of history, culture, and natural beauty. The town is nestled between hills and the Irish Sea, creating a picturesque setting.

Aberystwyth University adds a vibrant, youthful energy to the town, and you’ll find a blend of traditional Welsh culture and modern influences. The seafront is a hub of activity, with a promenade, Victorian-era pier, and beautiful sandy beaches.

The National Library of Wales, perched on a hill, offers not only a wealth of knowledge but also panoramic views of the town and surrounding landscape. The ruins of Aberystwyth Castle are a testament to its medieval past.

For nature lovers, the Constitution Hill Cliff Railway provides a scenic journey to the top, rewarding you with stunning vistas. Have you had the pleasure of exploring Aberystwyth, or is it on your travel wishlist?

24 July 2024 Windsor or Windsor Cruise

Windsor is a historic town in Berkshire, England. The most famous attraction is Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the Queen and the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world.

Windsor is rich in history and charm, with its cobbled streets, Tudor-style buildings, and the beautiful Long Walk leading up to the castle. The Changing of the Guard ceremony is a must-see if you’re into the pomp and circumstance of royal traditions.

The town itself offers a mix of traditional and modern, with quaint shops, riverside walks, and lovely parks. And if you’re a fan of the quintessential English afternoon tea, you’re in the right place.

Windsor offers delightful river cruises along the River Thames, providing a unique perspective of this historic town and its surroundings. These cruises often showcase the iconic Windsor Castle, the beautiful Windsor Bridge, and the scenic landscapes along the riverbanks.

You can choose from various types of river cruises, including sightseeing tours, lunch or dinner cruises, and even afternoon tea on the water. It’s a relaxing way to enjoy the sights while drifting along the Thames.

Some river cruises also offer commentary, providing interesting facts and stories about Windsor’s history and the landmarks you pass. It’s a perfect blend of leisure and exploration

 

25th July 2024 Stratford on Avon and Leamington Spar

Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, is a charming market town located in Warwickshire, England. Steeped in history and literary significance, it’s a must-visit for Shakespeare enthusiasts and anyone who appreciates the beauty of a quintessential English town.

Key attractions include:

  1. Shakespeare’s Birthplace: Explore the house where the world’s most famous playwright was born and raised. You can wander through the rooms where Shakespeare spent his childhood.

  2. Royal Shakespeare Theatre: Catch a play by the Royal Shakespeare Company in this iconic theater on the banks of the River Avon.

  3. Anne Hathaway’s Cottage: Visit the picturesque thatched cottage where Shakespeare’s wife, Anne Hathaway, lived as a child.

  4. Holy Trinity Church: Pay your respects at Shakespeare’s final resting place. The church is not only a place of historical significance but also a peaceful spot along the river.

  5. Stratford Butterfly Farm: For a touch of nature, explore the Butterfly Farm with its tropical environment and thousands of butterflies.

  6. Stratford-upon-Avon Canal: Enjoy a leisurely walk along the canal, and perhaps take a boat trip for a different perspective of the town.

The Tudor-style architecture, the charming streets, and the scenic river make Stratford-upon-Avon a picturesque destination

Leamington Spa, or Royal Leamington Spa as it’s officially known, is a picturesque spa town in Warwickshire, England. Here are some highlights:

  1. Regency Architecture: The town is known for its elegant Regency architecture, with beautiful Georgian and Victorian buildings lining the streets. The Royal Pump Rooms and Baths are a prime example.

  2. Jephson Gardens: A stunning 19th-century park named after Dr. Henry Jephson, who played a key role in establishing Leamington as a spa town. The gardens are a tranquil escape with fountains, flowerbeds, and a glasshouse.

  3. Royal Pump Rooms: Once a popular spa destination, the Royal Pump Rooms now house the Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum. It’s a cultural hub with exhibitions, art collections, and historical artifacts.

  4. Shopping: Leamington Spa offers a mix of independent boutiques and high-street stores. The Parade, a tree-lined street, is particularly popular for shopping.

  5. Entertainment: The town has a vibrant cultural scene with theaters, live music venues, and a variety of dining options. The Royal Spa Centre is a focal point for entertainment events.

  6. Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum: Besides being located in the Royal Pump Rooms, the gallery and museum showcase a diverse range of exhibits, from local history to contemporary art.

Leamington Spa’s combination of historical charm and modern amenities makes it a delightful place to visit.

26th July Crosby Beach and Liverpool

Crosby Beach, located in Merseyside, England, is famous for Antony Gormley’s “Another Place” installation. Here’s what makes it special:

  1. “Another Place” Sculptures: The main attraction is the installation by renowned artist Antony Gormley. It consists of 100 cast iron statues of Gormley’s own naked body, spread out along three kilometers of the foreshore. The sculptures face out to sea and are partially submerged during high tide.

  2. Seaside Strolls: The beach itself offers a peaceful setting for a leisurely stroll. The vast expanse of sand provides a serene backdrop for enjoying the sea breeze and coastal views.

  3. Views of Liverpool: Crosby Beach is just a short distance from Liverpool, and on a clear day, you can enjoy views of the cityscape across the water.

  4. Nature Reserve: The adjacent Crosby Coastal Park is a nature reserve with sand dunes, a lake, and various bird species. It’s a great spot for birdwatching and enjoying the natural surroundings.

  5. Sunset Spot: Crosby Beach is known for its stunning sunsets. It’s a popular spot to watch the sun dip below the horizon with the sculptures silhouetted against the colorful sky.

Whether you’re interested in art, nature, or a peaceful beach day, Crosby Beach has something to offer.

Liverpool, a vibrant city in northwest England, is known for its rich maritime history, cultural heritage, and, of course, as the birthplace of The Beatles. Here are some highlights:

  1. The Beatles: Liverpool is synonymous with the Fab Four. You can visit The Beatles Story museum, explore the childhood homes of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and even take a Magical Mystery Tour to iconic Beatles sites.

  2. Waterfront and Albert Dock: The waterfront is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Albert Dock is a major attraction. It houses Tate Liverpool, the Merseyside Maritime Museum, and the International Slavery Museum.

  3. Liverpool Cathedral: This awe-inspiring Anglican cathedral is one of the largest in the world. Its architecture and panoramic views from the tower make it a must-visit.

  4. Anfield and Goodison Park: For football enthusiasts, Liverpool is home to two Premier League football clubs, Liverpool FC and Everton FC. You can tour Anfield, the home of Liverpool FC, and Goodison Park, the home of Everton FC.

  5. Museums and Galleries: In addition to The Beatles Story, Liverpool boasts numerous museums and galleries, including the World Museum, Walker Art Gallery, and the Museum of Liverpool.

  6. Cultural Scene: Liverpool has a vibrant cultural scene with theaters, live music venues, and events throughout the year. The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Everyman Theatre are notable cultural institutions.

  7. Lively Waterfront: The waterfront is not just about history; it’s a lively area with bars, restaurants, and the Echo Arena, hosting concerts and events.

  8. Shopping and Dining: Liverpool offers fantastic shopping in areas like Liverpool ONE, and the city is known for its diverse culinary scene, from traditional British fare to international cuisines.

Liverpool’s blend of history, culture, and modern amenities makes it a dynamic and exciting destination.

27th July 2024 Blackpool

Blackpool is a popular holiday destination for families, and it’s known for its vibrant and lively atmosphere, especially during the summer season. It has a rich history as a holiday destination dating back to the Victorian era and continues to be a popular place for visitors seeking entertainment, amusement, and a classic British seaside experience.

  1. Blackpool Pleasure Beach: This amusement park is one of the most famous in the UK and features numerous rides, roller coasters, and other attractions, including the iconic “The Big One” roller coaster.

  2. Blackpool Tower: Modeled after the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Blackpool Tower is an iconic landmark. You can visit the tower and its attractions, including the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, Circus, and the SkyWalk glass viewing platform.

  3. Blackpool Illuminations: Held annually from late August to early November, the Blackpool Illuminations is a spectacular light display along the town’s Promenade, featuring over a million bulbs, lasers, and other visual effects.

  4. Blackpool Beach: The town’s sandy beach is a major draw, especially during the summer months, with traditional beachfront entertainment, donkey rides, and various watersports.

  5. Winter Gardens: This entertainment complex hosts a variety of shows, exhibitions, and conferences. It’s home to the Opera House and Empress Ballroom, which have hosted famous acts and events.

  6. Madame Tussauds Blackpool: A branch of the famous wax museum, this attraction features lifelike wax figures of celebrities, historical figures, and pop culture icons.

  7. Blackpool Zoo: Located a short distance from the town center, this zoo is home to a wide range of animals, including big cats, primates, and reptiles.

  8. Stanley Park: A beautifully landscaped park with gardens, a lake, and sports facilities, providing a peaceful contrast to the bustling seafront.

  9. Grand Theatre: A historic venue that hosts a variety of performances, from theater productions to comedy shows.

  10. Coral Island: An indoor family entertainment complex with arcade games, rides, and various dining options.

28th July Weston Super Mare

Weston-super-Mare has a bunch of cool things to do! You can stroll along the Grand Pier, soak up the sun on the beach, or check out the SeaQuarium. There’s also the Helicopter Museum for some high-flying fun and the Weston Museum for a bit of local history. And don’t forget to enjoy some fish and chips by the sea—it’s practically a seaside tradition! What kind of day out are you in the mood for?

29th July Bakewell and Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House is a magnificent stately home in Derbyshire, England, and it’s often referred to as the “Palace of the Peak.” Here’s what makes it special:

  1. Architecture: The house is an architectural masterpiece, designed by William Talman and later completed by James Paine. Its grandeur and elegance are a testament to the wealth and taste of the Dukes of Devonshire.

  2. Art Collection: Chatsworth is renowned for its extensive art collection, including works by Old Masters like Rembrandt, Veronese, and Reynolds. The sculpture gallery and the impressive Painted Hall are highlights.

  3. Gardens: The expansive and meticulously landscaped gardens are a major attraction. They feature waterworks, sculptures, a maze, and the famous Cascade, a gravity-fed water feature.

  4. Capability Brown Landscape: The surrounding parkland was designed by the famed landscape architect Capability Brown, offering stunning views of the house and the surrounding countryside.

  5. Chatsworth Farmyard and Adventure Playground: Perfect for families, the farmyard offers an interactive experience with various animals, and the adventure playground provides a fun space for children.

  6. Chatsworth Estate: The estate covers a vast area, including woodland, farmland, and villages. Walking trails allow visitors to explore the picturesque countryside.

  7. Chatsworth House Events: Throughout the year, Chatsworth hosts a variety of events, including flower shows, art exhibitions, and Christmas markets.

Chatsworth House has been the home of the Cavendish family, the Dukes of Devonshire, since the 16th century. Its combination of art, history, and stunning surroundings makes it a must-visit for those interested in grand estates. Have you had the chance to visit Chatsworth

Bakewell is a charming market town in Derbyshire, England, known for its picturesque setting in the Peak District National Park. Here’s what makes Bakewell special:

  1. Bakewell Pudding: This town is famous for the Bakewell Pudding, a delicious dessert with a flaky pastry base, layers of jam, and a frangipane topping. Don’t confuse it with the Bakewell Tart, which has a different recipe!

  2. Bakewell Old House Museum: Housed in a 16th-century building, this museum provides insights into Bakewell’s history, showcasing the town’s development and local life over the centuries.

  3. All Saints’ Church: A beautiful medieval church with a distinctive spire, All Saints’ Church is worth a visit for its architecture and peaceful surroundings.

  4. Bakewell Agricultural Centre: If you happen to visit during market day (Mondays), you can experience the lively atmosphere of the Bakewell Market, which has been a tradition for centuries.

  5. River Wye: The town is situated along the banks of the River Wye, offering pleasant walks and scenic views. You can also find the famous Bakewell Bridge crossing the river.

  6. Hiking and Outdoor Activities: Bakewell is a gateway to the stunning Peak District, providing opportunities for hiking, cycling, and exploring the breathtaking landscapes.

  7. Shopping: Bakewell has a variety of independent shops, cafes, and pubs. The town’s atmosphere is welcoming, making it a delightful place to explore.

Whether you’re a fan of history, outdoor activities, or simply indulging in a delicious Bakewell Pudding, this town has something for everyone. Have you visited Bakewell, or is it on your list of places to explore?

 

30th July Cardiff

Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, is a vibrant and cosmopolitan destination with a rich history, modern attractions, and a lively cultural scene. Here are some key highlights:

  1. Cardiff Castle: A medieval castle in the heart of the city, Cardiff Castle has a history dating back to Roman times. The intricate architecture and beautiful gardens make it a must-visit.

  2. Cardiff Bay: Once the world’s largest coal-exporting port, Cardiff Bay has undergone significant redevelopment. It’s now a waterfront area with restaurants, bars, the Wales Millennium Centre, and the impressive Senedd building.

  3. Principality Stadium: This iconic stadium is a must-visit for sports enthusiasts. It hosts major rugby and football events, and you can take guided tours to explore behind the scenes.

  4. National Museum Cardiff: If you’re interested in art and history, the National Museum houses impressive collections of Welsh art, archaeology, and natural history.

  5. Bute Park: A large green space in the city center, Bute Park offers a peaceful retreat with walking trails, gardens, and the historic Blackfriars Friary.

  6. Shopping in the City Centre: Cardiff’s city center is a shopper’s paradise, with a mix of high-street brands and independent boutiques. Queen Street and St. David’s Shopping Centre are popular spots.

  7. Millennium Centre: This striking arts venue in Cardiff Bay is home to various performances, from opera and ballet to contemporary dance and musicals.

  8. Roath Park: A beautiful Victorian park with a large lake, botanical gardens, and a captivating conservatory.

  9. Doctor Who Experience: For fans of the iconic TV series, the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff Bay provides an interactive journey through the show’s history.

Cardiff seamlessly combines its historic landmarks with modern attractions, making it a diverse and exciting city to explore. Have you been to Cardiff, or is it a destination you’re considering?

31 July 2024 Lincoln

Lincoln, a historic city in the East Midlands of England, is known for its stunning cathedral, medieval architecture, and rich history. Here are some highlights:

  1. Lincoln Cathedral: A masterpiece of Gothic architecture, Lincoln Cathedral dominates the skyline. It’s one of the finest examples of medieval architecture in Europe. The view from the cathedral’s tower offers panoramic vistas of the city and beyond.

  2. Lincoln Castle: This 11th-century castle is home to one of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta. The castle’s walls provide excellent views of the city, and the Victorian prison within its grounds is open to visitors.

  3. Steep Hill: A charming, cobbled street that connects the lower part of the city to the cathedral quarter. Lined with independent shops, tearooms, and boutiques, Steep Hill is a delightful place to explore.

  4. Bailgate: A historic area near the cathedral and castle, Bailgate is filled with medieval and Georgian buildings. It’s a hub for shopping, dining, and experiencing the city’s unique atmosphere.

  5. Brayford Pool: A waterfront area with restaurants, bars, and a university campus. It’s a lovely spot to relax by the water and enjoy a meal or a drink.

  6. The Collection and Usher Gallery: An award-winning archaeology museum and art gallery that showcases Lincolnshire’s rich history and hosts various exhibitions.

  7. Medieval Bishop’s Palace: Located next to the cathedral, the ruins of the Bishop’s Palace offer a glimpse into the medieval history of the city.

  8. High Bridge: The oldest bridge in the UK still with buildings on it, High Bridge is a picturesque spot with historic structures, including a medieval chapel.

Lincoln’s blend of medieval and modern elements, along with its picturesque surroundings, makes it a captivating destination. Have you had the chance to explore Lincoln, or is it on your list of places to visit?