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Bakewell Market & Derbyshire Dales 
 

A world class destination stretching from the dramatic moorland and breathtaking landscapes of Britain's first National Park to the ancient oaks of the National Forest in the south of the county. With a fascinating historical and cultural heritage, this unique and diverse region is home to some of the country's finest stately homes, enchanting market towns and picturesque villages.The name Bakewell originates from 'Bad-kwell' meaning 'bath-spring'.  Bakewell is the only market town in the National Park. The charter for its Monday market was granted in 1330, the third year of King Edward III's forty year reign. The market consists of both domestic stalls and a cattle market. There are many shops clustered around Bakewell's marketplace.

 
 


   
Bolton Market & Bygone Times * 
 

Bolton is one of the North West’s shopping hot spots, with a long heritage as a bustling market town that stretches back to the 13th century. Situated in Ashburner Street, next to the main bus station, Bolton Market has indoor and outdoor stalls – fish, meat, fruit & vegetables and miscellaneous goods.

A unique shopping experience with something to interest everyone @ Bygone Times a Victorian Cobbled Alleyway leads through into a series of 3 warehouses featuring over 250 different units with antiques, collectables, curios, memorabilia and nostalgia. Don’t miss the Penny Arcade which features classic machines from yesteryear that are a favourite for grown ups and youngsters alike.

 
 


   
Botany Bay & Boatel * 
including lunch & cruise 

Botany Bay is a fantastic location overlooking the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, which means you can visit the mill for shopping and also take a 90 minute leisurely cruise on the canal taking in the idyllic Lancashire countryside. Later enjoy a two course lunch with tea or coffee served in Botany Bays private function room. In the afternoon some free time to discover Botany Bay.

 
 


   
Boundary Mill for Autumn Launch Event * 
 

There is no better time to visit Boundary Mill than during Spring Launch when customers have a chance to discover new brands and departments in addition to purchasing products for the new season.   

 
 


   
Boundary Mill for Black Friday Event * 
 

There is no better time to visit Boundary Mill than during Spring Launch when customers have a chance to discover new brands and departments in addition to purchasing products for the new season.   

 
 


   
Boundary Mill for Winter Sales 
 

The largest mill store of its kind in the UK, provides quality branded products at discounted prices. The Colne Store offers fantastic offers across womenswear and menswear, jewellery, home furnishings, cookware and gifts plus Thorntons and M&S outlets.

 
 


   
Bury Market & Halloween Ghost Train * 
including train 

Are you brave enough to board the Halloween Ghost Train? Take a ride to Rawtenstall and back alongside a host of hideous haunters and giggling ghouls. What’s included: A haunted steam train ride through dark tunnels and past lonely platforms. A gaggle of entertaining ghosts that join you on your journey. Show off your best fancy dress. Terrifying treats available at the station buffet, plus every child receives a Halloween goody bag.

 
 


   
Bury's World Famous Market 
 

Bury Market has dominated the consumer retail sector in the area. Over the past thirty years, retail giants have developed in the vicinity, yet Bury Market remains the undisputed champion of the North, attracting 250,000 visitors every week. Quite rightly world famous, Bury Open Market oozes charisma and atmosphere. The ambience and layout offers visitors the opportunity to seek out and visit every stall.

 
 


   
Chester Christmas Market 
 

Shoppers are in for a magical time at Chester Christmas Market, with over 70 traditional wooden chalets situated in the heart of Chester, all wrapped around a sparkling Christmas tree. There will be an abundance of festive treats and gifts on offer, including quality local and regional

 
 


   
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. 

 
 


   
Chorley Markets & Botany Bay * 
including cream tea 

Chorley is famous for its markets, which date back to 1498. Situated in the heart of Chorley town centre, the covered market has over 70 stalls and the historic Flat Iron market adds over 100 further stalls. Later enjoy cream tea served in Botany Bays private function room.
Botany Bay is one of Lancashire’s gems and is housed in a converted Victorian Mill. The 5 enourmous floors of shopping, a garden centre, indoor play area for kids and great restaurants make this destination a great day out.

 
 


   
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

 
 


   
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

 
 


   
City of Oxford * 
 

The City of Dreaming Spires, is famous the world over for its University and place in history. For over 800 years, it has been home to royalty and scholars. Nowadays, the city is a bustling cosmopolitan town; with a mixture of ancient and modern there is plenty for the tourist.  There are many historic buildings, colleges or museums and later perhaps time to relax with a drink or bite to eat.

 
 


   
City of York 
 

Rich in ancient history, romantic ambience and fun activities, York is renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets, iconic York Minster and wealth of visitor attractions.

 
 


   
City of York # 
 

Visit York and be inspired. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets and the iconic York Minster, York is fast developing a flourishing, cutting-edge scene. Delve into the city's vibrant café culture, take time out to enjoy some of the country's most talented street entertainers or simply watch the world go by while sipping a drink by the river.

 
 


   
Colwyn Bay & Llandudno 
 
 
 


   
Colwyn Bay & Llandudno # 
 
 
 


   
Cruise & British Ironwork Centre 
inc river cruise with cream tea 

Enjoy a 45 minute cruise on board the Sabrina Boat along with live commentary followed by the British Ironwork Centre with Cream Tea and discover the sculpture safari and much more.

 
 


   
Durham Victorian Christmas Festival 
including admission to Craft & Gift Marquee 

Durham's award-winning, annual Christmas Festival will return in 2018 with a wide range of festive entertainment for all the family in and around the World Heritage Site of the Cathedral and the Castle and throughout the City Centre. The huge, heated Craft and Gift Marquee on Palace Green features over 190 stalls and in the Cathedral Cloisters, a Local Food Producers Market featuring another 30 traders.

 
 
 
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