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- The Blackpool Tower is 158m high and was opened in 1891. However, due to incorrect painting, the tower started to corrode and was nearly demolished. Instead, it was replaced (1921-24) and consists of 2,500 tonnes of cast iron and almost 100 tonnes of steel. The tower consists of a number of attractions:The viewing platform with a clear glass section of the floor. The Tower Ballroom. The aquarium. The Tower Circus.
- The Theatre Royal is Bath’s premier theatre venue located in the heart of the city. At over 200 years old, the theatre is one of the most important outside of London and has a capacity seating of 900 people. In addition to the grade II listed main theatre building, there are two smaller studio theatres, the Ustinov theatre and the egg. Across the three auditoria, the Theatre Royal runs a year round programme of events and entertainment for all ages.
- Tangmere Military Aviation Museum was established on the old RAF Tangmere airfield. From its beginnings in 1916, through its illustrious service as one of Britain’s front line fighter bases during WW2 and on to its key role as home to the world speed record breaking aircraft of the High Speed Flight in the post war years it has occupied a unique place in aviation history. The museum contains priceless historic aircraft such as Neville Duke’s world record breaking Hawker Hunter, actual equipment used by the brave SOE agents who were carried into occupied France on ‘black Lysander’ flights from Tangmere, flight simulators where you can try your hand at flying, a full sized replica of the very first Spitfire prototype and more.
- Albert Dock is a World Heritage Site waterfront in Liverpool that includes the largest collection of Grade I listed buildings in the country. The dock has multiple attractions that include the award-winning Beatles Story, Tate Liverpool, Merseyside Maritime Museum and Mattel Play! The museums, galleries, bars, restaurants and shops are amid The Colonnades of the site and from there you can eat and drink or simply enjoy the view.
- Situated at the junction of the Rivers Lour and Spey, the distillery lies in a beautiful glen, surrounded by glorious scenery dominated by the rugged peaks of Ben Rinnes a short distance away. Relaxed and informal tours enable guests to experience the whisky-making process and sample a selection of the finished products in a tutored tasting session
- The Benromach Distillery started in 1898 using the same spring water rising in nearby Romach Hills. Visitiors are guided around our boby mill, mash tun, wooden washbacks, 2 copper stills, spirit safe, filling room, dunnage warehouses and visitor centre with many mementoes. And, of course, you can enjoy a tutored tasting of our gorgeous classic Speyside Single Malt Whisky.
- Land’s End is the most south westerly point of mainland Britain on the Penwith peninsula, a unique location with beautiful scenery. Land’s End has a particular resonance because it is often used to suggest distance. Land’s End to John o’ Groats in Scotland is a distance of 838 miles (1,349 km) by road and defines the length of races, walks or charitable events. Explore the location; stand on the First and Last Point and take in the spectacular views; visit the historic buildings of the First and Last House and Penwith House; or wander around the West Country Shopping Village. In addition to this you have family entertainment of our five fantastic attractions which include a 4D Film Experience. Any visit to Lands End would not be complete without a photograph at the famous Signpost.
- In 1951 John Ford’s movie ‘The Quiet Man’ starring John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara and Barry Fitzgerald was made in the west of Ireland with much of the location being around the village of Cong. The thatched cottage’s ground floor has been designed as an exact replica of ‘White-o-Morn’ Cottage and should give you an experience as if they were actually on the movie set. Daily guided tours of the film locations used for ‘The Quiet Man’ are on offer from April to the end of October.
- The Bournemouth Eye Balloon rises to 500ft (150m) over the City of Bournemouth with panoramic views of the Bournemouth and Poole coast, Isle of Wight and the New Forest inland. Riders can see the surrounding area for up to 20 miles from what is the highest public observation point in Bournemouth.
- La Mare Vineyards is a working wine estate in the grounds of a traditional 18th century granite farmhouse. The vineyard creats wines, ciders, spirits, hand-made preserves and chocolates. Guided tours are available that will take you through the vineyards, orchards, distillery and the chocolate production kitchen. An Audio -Visual presentation will take you through a year at the vineyard. You can briong your picnic or have something to eat in our restaurant. With any vineyard you will have an opportunity to taste and purchase the produce.
- The Black Sheep Brewery is an ale brewery in the town of Masham in North Yorkshire. Set up by Paul Theakston in 1992 in an old maltings building which stood on the River Ure, the brewery now only makes beer from high quality raw materials. Their bottled beers and casked ales have won many awards. Black Sheep Brewery has an on-site visitor centre, shop and restaurant, as well as offering guided tours of the brewery.