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*EMMERDALE The Studio Experience 
including admission 

You’ve enjoyed a guided walking tour of the outdoor filming set of ITV’s hugely popular TV series Emmerdale, now be part of the ultimate Emmerdale Studio Experience Tour at the iconic ITV studio in Leeds. 


including admission 

The live working TV set located within the Harewood Estate in Leeds, that has witnessed many-a spectacle, will open its gates as cast and crew down scripts for the weekend. Visitors will be able to marvel at the beauty of the picturesque farming village as they meander down the lane to the surreal sight of stone cladded shops and homes nestled amongst the rolling hills. Sauntering past the familiar haunts of Home Farm, Bob’s Café, The Woolpack, the village Church and rows of stone cottages known as home to your favourite Emmerdale characters, guides will share secrets, stories and reveal fascinating facts behind the making of the, multi award winning, ITV soap.


A Brief Encounter & Leighton Hall * 
including afternoon tea 

Carnforth Station Heritage Centre and the Brief Encounter Refreshment Room opened in 2003 following 3 years work to renovate the derelict buildings of Carnforth Station. Visitors from all over the world, come to enjoy the nostalgia of the station, which has been restored to its 1940s glory when it was used as the setting for David Lean’s film “Brief Encounter”. In the afternoon we visit Leighton Hall for an entertaining house tour, take a stroll through the pretty gardens before witnessing a breath taking display of falconry from our birds of prey, weather permitting. Finally, we visit the tea rooms, serving afternoon tea like it used to be, in proper tea cups, with sandwiches and homemade cakes especially made for our party.


Ashton under Lyne Market 

One of the biggest outdoor markets in the region (140 stalls) also Ashton’s famous Indoor Market Hall for fantastic fresh produce, all situated in a flat, pedestrianised, compact town centre.


Bala & Barmouth 

Barmouth’s location on the west coast of North Wales and lying between a mountain range and the sea on the mouth of the river Mawddach is arguably one of the most beautiful locations in Wales. It rests just within the south west corner of Snowdonia National Park and is seeped in a history rich with connections to the shipping and slate industries.


including coach travel & course admission 

Barnard Castle & Highforce Waterfalls 

A historic ‘beacon status’ market town full of local character, built around the 12th century castle from which it took its name. The town boasts Georgian Buildings, with cobbled market place, riverside & woodland walks. A short drive takes us to High Force Waterfall, England’s largest waterfall that is reached via a short woodland walk from the coach park, with a picnic area and gift shop.


BBC Gardners World Live & Good Food Show * 
including admission 

two shows for the price of one.

BBC Gardeners’ World Live and the BBC Summer Good Food Show take place at The NEC at the same time and your tickets will give you entry to both shows.


Betws-y-Coed & Welsh Highland Railway 
including train journey 

After a stop in Betws-y-Coed we travel by train from Porthmadog to Rhyd Ddu for the trip on the Welsh Highland Railway.  The train runs around seemingly impossible bends, up hard gradients and around the foothills of Snowdon.


Black Country Museum * 
including admission 

Discover a fascinating world when you visit this urban heritage park in the shadow of Dudley Castle at the heart of the Black Country. Electric tramcars and trolleybuses transport visitors back in time from the modern exhibition halls to the canal-side village, where costumed demonstrators and working craftsmen bring buildings to life with their knowledge, skills and humour.



The biggest and most popular seaside resort in Europe, Blackpool offers just about everything you can wish for. Everyone has heard of the Tower and the Golden Mile, but there's so much more to offer. Start with the Pleasure Beach, the single biggest tourist attraction in Britain with six and a half million visitors a year. Try the fabulous Sandcastle and the Big Wheel, go on to the Sea Life Centre, Louis Tussaud's, the three piers,. . . . and there's still so much more.


Bury Market & Steam Train 
including train journey 

Enjoy a visit to Bury Market, and then venture back on a nostalgic journey through time on a full size steam train, from Bury to Rawtenstall following the 8 mile winding route of the River Irwell. Finish off with a visit to Oswaldtwistle Shopping Mill.


Cadbury World 
including admission 

‘Discover where chocolate comes to life’ Uncover a world of delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun packed day out, with 14 amazing zones there’s so much to see and do at Cadbury World.




Cartmel Races * 
including course admission 

Chatsworth House & Derbyshire Dales 
including admission 

Chatsworth is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, one of Britain's best loved historic estates and the heartbeat of the Peak District National Park. With famous works of art, a working farmyard, spectacular fountains and the finest shopping and eating, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


Cheshire Oaks & Chester or Chester Zoo  
Chester Zoo including admission from £26.90 

Chester Zoo including admission

Adults £32.50

Senior £28.50

Children £27.50


Cheshire Show 
including admission 

Featuring: Country Crafts, Flowers, Live Demonstrations, Game Fair, Vintage Machinery, Trade Stands, Cheshire Rural Life, Farmers’ Market, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Goats, Rare Breeds, Shire Horses, Agri-Centre, Show Jumping, Cheese, Light Horse section, Wine, Poultry, Pigeons, Rabbits & Cavies, Dog Show.


Cheshire Show * 
including admission 

Featuring: Country Crafts, Flowers, Live Demonstrations, Game Fair, Vintage Machinery, Trade Stands, Cheshire Rural Life, Farmers’ Market, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Goats, Rare Breeds, Shire Horses, Agri-Centre, Show Jumping, Cheese, Light Horse section, Wine, Poultry, Pigeons, Rabbits & Cavies, Dog Show.


Chesterfield Market 

Chesterfield has been a traditional Market Town for over 800 years. The General Market with over 150 stalls takes place every Monday, Friday and Saturday. 


City of Cambridge * 

Be inspired by the many beautiful museums and art galleries. Admire the beautiful architecture and majestic college buildings. Explore quaint passages set around the historic market place and colleges, where a unique and relaxing shopping experience can be found or perhaps relax in the many beautiful pubs, restaurants and cafes

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