Crafts in the Pen

Crafts in the Pen

This event in Skipton Auction Mart will see artists’ and craft makers’ work on display in miniature galleries and stalls in the cattle pens.

The work on display and for sale will include a wide range of craftwork such as paper crafts, woodwork, metalwork, ceramics, quilting, jewellery and waxwork. It will be a great opportunity for early Christmas shopping for gifts and handmade Christmas decorations.


Tour highlights:

• Crafts in the Pen

• Stamford

• York

Day 1

Morning collection from your local pick up point for the journey to Harrogate, pausing in Stamford over the lunch period.


Day 2

This morning we travel to Skipton, ‘Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales’ to visit Crafts in the Pen, a crafts fair set in the cattle pens at Skipton Auction Mart. The indoor event supports local craft makers
with over 170 exhibitors making it the perfect place to purchase unique and original Christmas gifts. Later there is free time in Skipton for lunch and time to enjoy this historic market town.

B, D

Day 3

We depart our hotel after breakfast and journey to the City of York, with time to explore the sights. Later we return to East Anglia by mid evening.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Best Western Plus Cedar Court, Harrogate


The Best Western Plus Cedar Court Hotel in Harrogate stands as the spa town’s first purpose built hotel, dating back to 1671, overlooking the famous 200 acre Stray. All bedrooms are en suite and feature TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, and free WiFi.

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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Crown Street Layby Ipswich Crown Street Layby
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Harleston Duke William Harleston Duke William Public House
Home IP10/11 Felixstowe Home Pick ups
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favourites

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