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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.

 
 


   
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.

 
 


   
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. 

 
 


   
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.

 
 


   
Colwyn Bay & Llandudno 
 
 
 


   
Colwyn Bay & Llandudno # 
 
 
 


   
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.

 
 


   
East Lancashire Railway Santa Special & Bury Mkt * 
including train 

Climb aboard and soak up the magical atmosphere as the train chugs gently across the winter wonderland for a 1 hour 20 minute return journey. Get into the festive spirit and meet Santa and his helpers who will be making their way through each carriage to hand out a present to each child and a mince pie and festive drink to the adults. The railway comes alive with twinkling lights, a walk through grotto lit by over 200 Christmas trees, beautifully decorated vintage carriages, live brass bands, traditional Christmas carols and costumed characters. It’s a unique experience and a merry old time for all the family!

 
 


   
Frankfurt Christmas Market in Birmingham * 
 

Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas Market and Craft Market, now having run for over a decade, has become a massive favourite with both residents and visitors to the city from all over the UK and Europe. With over 180 stalls, we claim it as the largest outdoor Christmas Market in the Britain, and is the centrepiece of the city’s annual Christmas events calendar.

 
 


   
Grassington Dickensian Festival * 
 

Visit Grassington’s annual festival for the first two weekends in December as it is transported back in time to a Dickensian Era, with performers, music, food and a huge selection of gifts and treats.
  

 

 
 


   
Harrogate Christmas Market * 
 

Festive shopping in the heart of Harrogate the ‘Jewel in the Yorkshire Crown’

 
 


   
Knaresborough Christmas Market 
 

Join us for a wonderful festive event in the picturesque North Yorkshire market town of Knaresborough with quality stalls, shops and lively entertainment.

 
 


   
Lancaster (Market) & Barton Grange * 
 

After some time for shopping & sightseeing in Lancaster we visit Barton Grange Garden Centre.

 
 


   
Lincoln Christmas Market * 
 

The medieval square between the impressive Norman castle and magnificent gothic cathedral is the perfect backdrop for the Christmas Market. Visitors are welcomed to this beautiful city and the traditional Christmas Market, where you will enjoy cultural entertainment and stroll around over 250 stalls nestled within the medieval square and surrounding area.

 
 


   
Llandudno for Christmas Fayre 
 

Visitors are welcomed to this beautiful Victorian seaside resort for its traditional Christmas Fayre, where you will enjoy cultural entertainment and stroll around more than 165 stalls right in the centre of town. This is one of the largest Christmas Fayre’s in Wales, with the key objective to showcase Food, Drink and Crafts from Wales, the rest of the UK and around the world at a very special time of the year.
Please note admission is £2.50 for adults admitting you into the whole of the Fayre including Trinity Church Hall and Town Hall, free for children under 16 yrs. (Not included in the coach price)

 
 
 
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