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Grassington 1940's Weekend

Grassington 1940's Weekend

Dust off your dancing shoes and dress up in your finest forties gear as we turn the clock back at Grassington 1940s Weekend.

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Dust off your dancing shoes and dress up in your finest forties gear as we turn the clock back at Grassington 1940s Weekend. See this memorable decade brought to life in this quaint Yorkshire market town as this action packed event full of live music, vintage vehicles, battle re-enactments and war games keeps all generations entertained on this truly magnificent weekend.

 

Includes

Return coach travel

1 night half board

Free time in Leeds & Grassington to enjoy the 1940's event

 

Day 1

This morning we take you to Leeds, the financial and commercial capital of Yorkshire for some free time. Whether you're looking for culture, history, shopping or just to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, there's so much to experience in Leeds, the home to a wealth of attractions. You could visit the Royal Armouries Museum (free admission), hit the high street, or enjoy the award-winning restaurants. Later, we head to our overnight hotel.

Day 2

Experience the magnificent 1940's event today. During this weekend, this small picturesque market town is transformed to recapture the war period with hundreds of visitors dressing in vintage clothing and re-enactors engendering a real wartime spirit. As you stroll around the town's cobbled streets, the sights and sounds of the war years are brought to life through re-enactor camps and displays, which include key battles and scenes from a field military hospital featuring the American light infantry, Russian soldiers and a contingent of German troops.

There is plenty for military enthusiasts to enjoy, with the main square and car parks packed full with military and civilian vehicles from the era, including authentic tanks and half-track lorries. Star attractions are always the replica aircraft and a Merlin engine used in a Spitfire plane which later went on to power a Challenger tank.
Adding to the period feel there is plenty of traditional entertainment that's free to enjoy.

Mercure Bradford, Bankfield Hotel ***

 

 

Set in 8 acres of private grounds, with views over the Aire Valley, this Gothic mansion now houses a 3-star hotel. The Mercure Bradford, Bankfield Hotel offers comfortable, modern, and high-standard accommodation with free Wi-Fi available throughout the property. The en suite guest rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV and free standard Wi-Fi, rooms at front of the hotel have garden views.

 

Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Resaturant

  • Lift

  • Wi-Gi

  • Garden

 

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Bulwell Aldi Bus Stop Bulwell, Aldi Bus stop SW12
Sellers Wood drive, NG6 8GE
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
Leicester Bus Stand CH Charles Street, Bus stand CH , Outside Bistro Live
Leicester, LE1 1HL
Leicester, Bus Stand CH Charles Street, Bus stand CH , Outside Bistro Live
Leicester, LE1 1HL
Loughborough Amber rooms Loughborough Amber rooms, The Rushes
LE11 5BE
Mansfield Bus Station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE

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