Nostalgia event breaks

Brighouse 1940s celebrations
Grassington 1940s
Haworth 1940s
Lancashire 1940s

Nostalgia event breaks by coach

Always reminiscing and harking back fondly to the good old days?

Journey back in time to celebrate some of the most iconic decades in British history in the most authentic fashion possible - on a nostalgia weekend with National Holidays.

Whether you want to relive childhood memories, rekindle your youth or experience what life was really like in bygone days, nostalgia themed weekends are a great way to take a trip down memory lane and enjoy the sights and sounds all over again.

With National Holidays you can visit some of the biggest nostalgia weekends across the UK, with hotel accommodation and coach travel throughout included in the great value price. Search today.


Nostalgia Weekends are all the rage and have boomed in popularity across the UK in recent years as towns up and down the country turn back the clock to celebrate key moments in British history.

From the British wartime effort of the 40s, to the Swinging Sixties and Groovy Seventies, you can celebrate your favourite decades with National Holidays.

Of course, the most popular nostalgia events are centred on the country’s wartime effort and provide a chance to recapture the make do and mend spirit of the time.

Nowhere creates the authentic atmosphere of 1940s quite like the Yorkshire towns of Haworth, Grassington and Brighouse.

Enjoy live re-enactments of key battles, grab a piece of history at the stalls selling wartime paraphernalia, wander around the military vehicles and aircraft on display, learn the art of Lindy Hop Dancing and sing along to wartime favourites.

You can even hear rallying speeches from the monarch of the time George VI and wartime Prime Ministers Winston Churchill and Neville Chamberlain.

Why not add enter the spirit yourself by dressing up in your finest wartime gear?

For a wartime weekend with a difference you can travel on vintage carriages of the North York Moors Steam Railway or East Lancashire Railway and see the quaint stations of the heritage line transformed to perfectly replicate the war period.

North York Moors Steam railway also provides the chance to celebrate the seventies at its 70s Spectacular, a fun-filled weekend featuring live glam rock music and classic cars from the period. Don your flares and have a groovy time!

Let's not forget The legendary green locomotive, the 60103 Flying Scotsman is back on the track after a £4.2 million refurbishment. Built in Doncaster and launched in 1923, the Scotsman is one of the most powerful locomotives to ever journey on Britain’s railways, a symbol of express travel which captured the nation’s hearts in much the same way as Concorde. The Flying Scotsman enjoyed an illustrious career. In 1928 it grabbed the headlines for being the first train to run a non-stop service from London to Edinburgh in just eight hours. Six years later on a special test run it was the first steam train to reach 100mph.

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