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Memories from 70 years of Wilfreda Beehive coach travel

Yorkshire coach company Wilfreda Beehive has been going for nearly 70 years.  Stephen McClarence joined fellow holidaymakers for a trip down memory lane.

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Dream job? National Railway Museum recruits road train driver

Dream job? National Railway Museum recruits road train driver

It's a dream job for anyone who likes both trains and motor vehicles.

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The affects of Brexit will hit British tourists in the purse this summer.

Tourists to face fresh Brexit woes as we lose our spending power abroad

BRITISH holidaymakers are faced with deepening financial woes as the pound is in line to reach parity with the euro and obliterate the spending power of UK tourists in some of Europe’s leading destinations.

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Keven O'Brien rents out rooms in his house in Bilton. Picture: Adrian Murray

Airbnb: An opportunity or an unwelcome competitor in Harrogate?

Founded in 2008, Airbnb is an online platform for people to rent out their homes all over the world, to prospective travellers.

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The Forbidden Corner is at the centre of a new planning dispute.

‘Inauthentic’ castle folly must be removed

A CASTLE folly built to bring magic and wonder to a corner of the Yorkshire Dales must be demolished after councillors agreed it was “inauthentic” and “pastiche”.

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Chairman of the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust Sarah McLeod at the historic Grade 1 listed house, near Rotherham. Picture Scott Merrylees

Yorkshire first as National Trust partner with Wentworth Woodhouse

IT’S future was put in safe hands when it was sold for £7m back in March, but now the protectors of Wentworth Woodhouse are to work with the gatekeepers of English conservation, the National Trust, in the first partnership of its kind in Yorkshire.

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The Forbidden Corner's new castle folly. Picture: YDNPA

‘Mock’ castle could confuse Park visitors

IT is a labyrinth of magical tunnels, chambers and follies - dubbed the ‘strangest place in the world’.

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Universal's Volcano Bay Water Park. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Travel review: Orlando - theme parks and a slice of Harry Potter magic

It’s the world capital of theme parks and Orlando also serves up a little slice of Potter magic too says Jonathan Gawthorpe.

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Travel review: Sri Lanka - the teardrop in the Indian Ocean

A trip to Sri Lanka, the teardrop in the Indian Ocean, leads Susan Stephenson on a voyage of discovery.

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One in four of us dont even take out travel insurance when travelling abroad.

From being drunk to having a padlock: What you need to know when buying travel insurance

Travel insurance is as vital to a summer holiday as a passport but more and more of us taking the financial risk by not buying the right cover.

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The heatwave is setting records in Europe

Holiday spots hit +40C! Here's how to stay safe during Europe's record breaking heatwave

With thousands looking to find the sun abroad this summer, Brits are being warned about a record breaking heatwave currently affecting southern and eastern Europe.

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REVIEW: Gran Canaria - a Spanish island full of contrasts

Ahead of me lies the glittering Atlantic Ocean, the sun sparkling off its surface, behind me is a busy centre full of bars, restaurants and boutiques.

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Fake castle could be confused with real one at Yorkshire attraction

Fake castle could be confused with real one at Yorkshire attraction

It is a labyrinth of magical tunnels, chambers and follies - dubbed the ‘strangest place in the world’.

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Ahmed Al Fateh Grand Mosque. PIC: PA

Travel review: Bahrain - more than fast cars and oil

It’s home to the Formula One but there’s more to Bahrain than fast cars and oil. Lisa Haynes discovers what the Arab state has to offer.

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Travel review: Canada - a big old country

Canada, a land of startling contrasts, became a country 150 years ago. Sheena Hastings and family explored British Colombia and Montreal and found so much to celebrate.

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West Park Cenotaph, Harrogate

Harrogate named the north's top retail destination

It's known for its upmarket retail scene - and now Harrogate has been named as the north's best shopping destination.
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Flowers on the beach near the RIU Imperial Marhaba hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, where 38 people lost their lives after a gunman stormed the beach.  PA

UK tour operators can resume selling Tunisia holidays after travel advice change

UK tour operators can resume selling holidays in Tunisia for the first time since the Sousse massacre after the Government changed its travel advice.

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Enjoy a more carefree break with extra cashback in your pocket

Holiday tips: how to save a fortune

The debate about term-time holidays has loomed large in the public consciousness lately, with the Supreme Court ultimately enforcing the fines on families for pulling their kids out during the school year.

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The Northern Lights

Leeds Bradford Airport launches unique 'travel bucket list' flights to Arctic city

Leeds Bradford Airport is to offer specially chartered flights to a top 'travel bucket list' destination.

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Enjoy money off tickets to the popular Sealife Centre

Save cash on holiday boredom busters

Ice cream dribbling down your fist, sand squelching between toes, sky, blue beyond compare; done right, the summer holidays will provide your family memories to cherish for a lifetime.

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