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Manchester City FC Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Etihad Stadium
"Head inside Etihad Stadium with your entrance ticket and start with a 20-minute self-guided walk through a series of interactive displays and exhibits. Designed to give you the background on Manchester City FC the exhibition space documents the city’s so-called ‘dream team’ throughout the decades from the club’s early days in the late 1800s to visions for the future.Meet your guide after browsing the exhibition and set out on your behind-the-scenes tour of the stadium to see the places where famous games have been won lost celebrated and commiserated. Visit the home dressing rooms
From GBP17.00
 
The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
From GBP38.00
 
Manchester Music Walking Tour
"This Manchester music walk covers most of the city’s important bands and venues from the 1960s to the present day.On this unique guided journey through the city you’ll get some insight into Manchester's great musical and industrial heritage from someone involved with the city’s music scene for 30 years.The tour will cover sites across Manchester including:The Free trade HallG-MexBridgewater HallThe BoardwalkKnott MillThe HaciendaIndia HouseFac 251Sackville StreetAfflecks PalaceOldham StreetDry 201""""Explore Manchester’s music scene on a 90-minute cultural city walk. Your insider guide Craig Gill from Manchester band Inspiral Carpets will cover the history of all the Manchester bands and show you the important venues from the 1960s to the present day
From GBP10.00

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Babushka Russian Shop

Babushka Russian Shop is a small cafe, tea shop and Russian gift shop located within the building of Halifax Borough Market. We visited one Saturday afternoon in July 2015 during a short stay in the...
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1885 The Restaurant

We ate at 1885 Restaurant, located in the village of Stainland about 5 miles south-west of Halifax town centre, one Saturday evening in July 2015. We had purchased a Groupon voucher for the 7-Course...
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1885 The Pub

We visited 1885 The Pub one Saturday evening in July 2015, having just enjoyed a delicious 7-course tasting menu at the 1885 Restaurant next door. While the meal had been fantastic, I had been a...
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The Imperial Crown Bar & Restaurant

The Imperial Crown Hotel, next door to Square Chapel, offers the Friday Cine Club Lunch Offer. The lunch offer is 6 gbp (April 2016) and includes a main course and either tea or coffer on production...
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The Works

The Works say that they are “Real Ale at its best”. I actually think they are missing out on all the other great things they do, so I will explain. Please read, rate this review generously and make...
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The Percy Shaw pub

This is another one of those tips that would easily fit in either the things to do or restaurant sections but I have decided to put it in here as I ate there on several occasions. It refers to one of...
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Kashmiri Aroma

Where I live in the East End of London there is certainly no shortage of "Indian" restaurants although the fact of the matter is that they are no such thing and are almost exclusively owned by...
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Rong o' Bells

In September 2012 my friend Kris and I met up after I had attended the Rush bearing meeting. We both had a free evening and Kris also being a real ale enthusiast, we sampled some of the "real-ale"...
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Bar Eleven

Bar Eleven is in Central Halifax, My VT friend Valentina had organised an 18th birthday party for her son in November 2012. I had already arranged to meet Valentina and Froshina for lunch in a café in...
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INN COGNITO

Inn Cognito says they serve Italian and Mexican food. I say they serve wonderful food with fantastic service. I descended upon Inn Cognito with a group of VT’ers at a VT meeting. When we arrived there...
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LA TAVAS

La Tavas calls itself a Mediterranean restaurant. I call it the best Greek food I have ever had outside of Greece - and better than most in Greece! The food here is simply stunning. They also offer an...
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La Tavas Mediterranean Restaurant

This busy, little restaurant has an excellent choice of Mediterranean food including Greek, North African and Middle Eastern dishes.Our dining experience was as a large group and we were given our own...
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La Tavas

This family-run business was our dining choice for Friday evening of the 2012 VT Rushbearing Weekend Meet arranged by Ricky52.With menu options ranging across the Mediterranean palate, there was...
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Barum Top Inn

As our group of VTers started to gather at the hotel on Friday, some of us decided that lunch would be a good idea. We set off for Dirty Dick’s pub, as recommended by Sue (suvanki). But it was already...
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Top Hotels in Halifax

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Holdsworth, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 9TG, United Kingdom
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Princess Street, Halifax, HX1 1TS, United Kingdom
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Master Lane (off Upper Washer Lane), Pye Nest, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 7EW, United Kingdom
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Salterbebble Hill, Huddersfield Road (A629), Halifax, HX3 0QT, United Kingdom
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Hob Lane, Norland, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX6 3QL, United Kingdom
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42 Horton Street, West Yorkshire, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1QE, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Halifax

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Wainhouse Tower

This folly is located in the parish of King Cross on the southwest side of Halifax. It is the tallest structure in Calderdale and can be seen from miles around; at 275 feet, is is the tallest folly in...
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Piece Hall - Cloth Hall

I'm really looking forward to visiting The Piece Hall when it reopens in 2016. Further information about its current transformation can be found here. A further update on the tip will be made when I...
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Pubs

If the reader is coming upon this tip without having first read some of my others on this page and others then I suggest they may wish to start with my tip on the Feathers pub as it will make a bit...
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Halifax Minster - St John the Baptist

I mentioned in my introduction page to Halifax that I knew lamentbly little about it before visiting and I certainly was not aware that it had a Minster. People tend to have an image of Minsters being...
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Halifax Gibbet

I have always imagined that a gibbet would be found high on a windswept moor, not, as here, in the centre of a city surrounded by terrace housing! I also always think of a gibbet as a noose, swinging...
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Town Hall

Victoria Hall is a beautiful chamber within Halifax town hall. The floor, made of stone has a wonderful coat of arms tiled in the centre. This coat of arms is the first official coat of arms for the...
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