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Cirencester, known as ‘The Capital of the Cotswolds’ is a maze of fascinating streets, lined with quaint old houses and 17th century bow fronted shops. The traditional open-air town market has been trading from as far back as 1086 and is located in the centre of the town opposite the cathedral-like parish church of St. John the Baptist.
The ultimate experience for food lovers featuring live entertainment, cooking inspiration, shopping and tastings. There will be a fantastic line-up of the UK’s best chefs and experts cooking live, exciting new flavours, the latest trends and carefully selected independent producers of the finest food, drink and culinary products.
Enjoy a fascinating tour on board our coach with a member of the Cadbury heritage team. As they take us on a guided tour around the Bourneville Village to discover the Cadbury brothers’ vision of a ‘Factory in a Garden’. We will view examples of beautiful architecture, the unique village green and pretty tree-lined streets, before taking a guided tour of the Cadbury World exhibition and enjoying a CreamTea with scones and sandwiches, with tea or coffee served in the themed Cadbury Café.
Windsor may be dominated by the thousand year old castle but there are many more things to see and do. Take a passenger boat trip along the Thames, hop on an open topped bus for a guided tour, or do both at the same time on board Windsor Duck Tours bright yellow vehicle.
The Creative Craft Show is a haven for knitting, cross stitch, paper crafting, jewellery & dressmaking and stitching enthusiasts, offering all the very latest supplies, ideas and innovations in the hobby world! You’ll find everything from kits, charts and patterns to fabrics, yarns, threads and buttons plus opportunities to glean advice from industry experts.
Wells next the sea is one of the most attractive towns on the North Norfolk coast, divided into three distinct areas from the Buttlands at the top with its broad rectangular green via Staithe Street lined with interesting shops to explore down to the harbour and Quay at the bottom home to many traditional seaside attractions not to mention some of the best fish and chips to be found anywhere this gem on th North norfolk Coast has everything for a great day out.
Cleethorpes on the Lincolnshire coast is a Blue Flag resort featuring miles and miles of beautiful golden sands. Whilst the flower filled promenades reaching right across the resort have been awarded top prizes year after year in the national "in-Bloom" competition.
Following 3 successful years at Blenheim Palace,BBC Countryfile Live will travel north to Castle Howard for 2019. In its first three years over 250,000 visitors have come through the gates quickly establishing Countryfile Live as one of Britain’s biggest and best outdoor events.
Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is a dazzling unique historic gem. An important market town with a richly fascinating heritage, medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and the magnificent Cathedral and Abbey gardens combine to produce a beautiful backdrop to the award winning market.
Visit two of North Norfolks best loved seaside towns, Saturday is market day in Sheringham home of the North Norfolk Railway, after lunchtime we transfer the short distance to Cromer famous for the Pier, Cromer Crabs and some of the best Fish & Chips in the country.
Skegness,Lincolnshire`s largest resort is renowned as one of the country’s top seaside destinations.With an award winning Blue Flag beach and a seafront buzzing with funfair excitement, to the picturesque Compass Gardens offering a quiet area to sit and watch the world go by there is plenty to see and do.
This Morning we make our way to Historic Ely, featuring one of the most magnificent Cathedrals in England the City of Ely is host to a lively market every Thursday. Later on we shall visit the Twenty Pence Garden Centre for the chance to get some inspiration for your garden and also the opportunity to visit their coffee shop with some of the most tempting cakes for miles around.
As featured on the BBC`s Good Morning Dagenham, Dagenham Sunday Market has over 600 stalls and welcomes 15,000 visitors each week. With 100`s of stalls selling the latest fashions and often boasting designer wear it has developed a reputation as a fashion market. But it`s not just about fashion, a wide variety of different traders sell everything from homeware to gadgets, food and sporting goods.
This excursion combines two of our favourite trips to make one Great Day Out, travelling through scenic Derbyshire we make our way to Bakewell home to the largest market in the Dales. After time for shopping and lunch we make the short journey up into the High Peak to join the Judith Mary for a 2 hour cream tea cruise along the beautiful Upper Peak Forest Canal
Dating back to 1163 and the most prominent fishing port in Belgium for centuries, this city combines an old medieval centre complete with small houses and cobblestone streets with a long sandy beach flanked by a promenade bustling with seafront cafes and bars & is home to the largest marina in northern Europe.
Set in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside Stratford-Upon-Avon is brimming with olde English charm and famous the world over as the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Spend the first part of your day exploring this delightful town before taking to the water aboard the Rita Ellen for a 1.5hr Cruise complete with commentary and an Afternoon Tea.
Enjoy some free time to explore Henley on Thames before taking to the water aboard a Hobbs of Henley River Cruiser for a two hour cruise along the Thames complete with a live commentary on board pointing out Midsomer Murder locations and also the history and heritage of the River Thames at Henley including Henley Royal Regatta. Whilst on board enjoy an afternoon tea created by the award winning Time for Tea company.
This unique festive retail experience is an extravaganza of exclusive ranges of bespoke and unusual gifts; including glass, jewellery, art, candles, ceramics, clothing and so much more. Enjoy live music and festive food and drink as you tick off your Christmas shopping list.
Whether you’re looking for a special gift, distinctive accessories or unique decorations, you’ll be spoiled for choice. With beautiful and affordable items you’ll rarely find on the high street, Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair makes a perfect day out.
Take the opportunity to go behind the curtain of this much-loved Grade I listed building and see parts of the Hall usually off limits to the public. This includes taking you under the stage, into one of our dressing rooms where all the stars have prepared to perform, and also into the loading bay deep underground. After the tour we shall enjoy a two course lunch in the Royal Albert Halls Verdi - Italian Kitchen.
One of the UK’s most popular chocolate festivals, this is a real celebration of all things chocolate; chocolates, chocolate cakes, crepes, brownies, tarts, liqueurs, macarons, desserts, marshmallows, biscuits and even chocolate pizzas, kebabs, wine and beer!
The largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany or Austria Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market offers a large range of traditional good and gifts and a selection of tempting food and drink.....
For one weekend every year The Dickensian Christmas Festival takes over the High Street of Rochester with street entertainment, parades, a candlelit procession & guaranteed real snow. Meanwhile the Christmas Market takes place in the beautiful grounds of Rochester Castle...