Days Out

WELCOME BACK TO THE MEERKATS

WELCOME BACK TO THE MEERKATS

A cheeky colony of adorable meerkats will welcome back visitors to Tropical World when the attraction reopens to the public next week. The famously curious creatures will once again get to meet their fans when the site is now open with the public also getting the chance to safely enjoy the site’s spectacular collection of […]

ALL ABOARD THE OPTIMIST…

ALL ABOARD THE OPTIMIST…

After a hugely successful opening weekend, the first of the 2020 operating season, North Yorkshire Moors Railway has now opened up bookings for a newly named service that will enable passengers to journey all the way along the 24-mile heritage line, directly to Whitby. Anyone planning a visit to the popular attraction from 17th – […]

ENJOY A SCARY SPECTACLE

ENJOY A SCARY SPECTACLE

York Dungeon is now open to visitors as national lockdown measures continue to ease. The site team has worked throughout the lockdown to design and implement reopening measures that ensure that the attraction is safe for visitors, colleagues and even costumed characters. The Dungeon will open from 11am-4pm every day with tours of six guests […]

SEA LIFE CENTRES SET TO REOPEN

SEA LIFE CENTRES SET TO REOPEN

  SEA LIFE sites across England and Ireland are set to fully reopen to visitors from the 4th July 2020, as national lockdown measures continue to ease. Each of the site teams has worked throughout the lockdown to design and implement reopening measures that ensure that the attraction is safe for visitors and colleagues alike. […]

THE TIP OF THE CAP

THE TIP OF THE CAP

  Traditional Yorkshire flat caps created using a Leeds museum’s vintage looms could be in line for a top national arts award. The classic White Rose county headgear is part of the Armley Weave range, which uses cloth produced on the historic equipment at Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, once home to the largest woollen mill […]

TOAST OF THE COAST

TOAST OF THE COAST

The city’s coolest residents were chilling by the pool today as they made some friends and showed off their spectacular new home. The excitable colony of 17 Humboldt penguins gave a noisy welcome to Lotherton Wildlife World’s very first visitors as the attraction officially opened to the public. The Aberford estate’s incredible Costal Zone features a […]

THE COOLEST ATTRACTION

THE COOLEST ATTRACTION

    The coolest attraction in Leeds returns this week as Millennium Square welcomes back the popular Ice Cube outdoor skating rink. Now in its 16th year, the Ice Cube will be open today, Friday, January 22 until Sunday, February 21 2016 and is organised by Leeds City Council with support from media partners Capital […]

SCHOOLS OUT SOON!

SCHOOLS OUT SOON!

  A fantastic week of everything from music and history, science and nature, to arts and crafts will help keep the family busy at Leeds Museums and Galleries this half term. Lotherton Hall will be celebrating all things feathered during their Love Birds week, which runs from Saturday, Feb 14 until Sunday, Feb 21 every […]

TROPICAL WORLD WELCOMES BACK AN OLD FRIEND

TROPICAL WORLD WELCOMES BACK AN OLD FRIEND

A very popular Leeds’ visitor attraction has welcomed back one of its most loved residents. After adorning the aquarium wall as a fun, colourful design for over 23 years, Olly the Octopus will once again be delighting both young and old visitors to the Arnold and Marjorie Ziff Tropical World after taking up residence at […]

THE GREAT ESCAPE

THE GREAT ESCAPE

Visitors to one of Leeds’ most popular visitor attractions are being advised that they will not be able to see the meerkats for a short while, after a number of the gang attempted a Great Escape type breakout from their enclosure! Work is now being undertaken by members of staff to secure the meerkat area […]