The Black Country & Peaky Blinders Weekender

Mercure Haydock Hotel

Departure Date:

20/09/2019
No. of Days:

3 days








£199.00 pp


Guided tour of Port Sunlight & Peaky Blinders film locations in Liverpool INCLUDED

Entry into the Black Country Museum & Arley Hall & Gardens INCLUDED

Stay in a Georgian Mansion surrounded by acres of its own landscaped gardens

Join us on a jam-packed mini break to some of the key filming locations for Peaky Blinders. Visit where Thomas Shelby stores his illicit goods in the Black Country Museum, take a walk into history at Port Sunlight, an absolute hidden gem & explore Arley Hall & Gardens. We've also included a fascinated tour of Liverpool with a guide to show you around the key locations that featured in this iconic TV series.

You'll stay at the Mercure Haydock Hotel, a traditional Georgian Mansion with beautiful landscaped gardens and a lovely welcoming atmosphere.

 

Mercure Hotel Haydock

Situated in its own grounds, the Mercure Haydock Hotel is a Georgian Mansion styled property built around a central courtyard and surrounded by beautiful gardens. Enjoy the restaurant, bistro and bar for locally sourced produce and a lovely dining experience. Rooms are light and spacious with en suite, flatscreen TV, hair dryer, safe, tea/coffee making facilities, rainfall showers and spacious desks.

Day 1

After joining the coach from one of our convenient joining points, we head north to explore the iconic Black Country Museum. Enjoy the afternoon here discovering so much about our industrial history before reboarding the coach and heading for the Mercure Haydock Hotel. Check in and maybe relax in the bar before enjoyng the dinner we have included in your package.

Day 2

Enjoy a hearty breakfast to fortify you for your fun-filled day visiting Port Sunlight and also spending some time in the vibrant city of Liverpool with a guide to show you some of the locations used in this city to film Peaky Blinders. Return to the Mercure Hotel in the evening to relax and enjoy another tasty dinner.

Day 3

After a final breakfast, we check out of the hotel and travel to historic Arley Hall & Gardens to spend some time exploring Tommy's grand new digs. Rejoin the coach in the afternoon and begin the return journey home to Wales.

Peaky Blinders & Black Country Museum

One of TV’s most popular current series, this tour takes you to some of the key filming locations for Peaky Blinders. The Black Country Living Museum was used to recreate the scrap metal yard of Charlie Strong and also doubles for the location where Thomas Shelby, played by Cillian Murphy, stores his illicit goods and uses the canals to send them off to London and abroad.

Port Sunlight

Port Sunlight, which was built by William Hesketh Lever as an idyllic model village for his “Sunlight Soap” workers was used as the location for Aunt Polly’s Sutton Coldfield house. This is perhaps the best kept secret in the region and with its distinctive styles created by 26 different architects to design the houses, it is truly a hidden gem!

Liverpool

Full of history, culture and friendly people, Liverpool is the ideal destination to discover and enjoy. A World Heritage site with a wonderful collection of museums, galleries, shopping and dining, there really is something for everyone in this fantastic city. The coach will take you to the historic Albert Dock complex with a great range of visitor attractions including the iconic ‘Beatles Story’. You can also take a ferry across the Mersey or visit the historic city centre. Liverpool is there for you to enjoy as you want it.

Arley Hall & Gardens

Arley Hall & Gardens is a place of enormous character, charm and lays claim to a herbaceous border within its gardens – the first of its kind in Europe. The 19th century estate, open to the public since the 1960s, stands in for the grand new digs of Tommy.

  • Reserved coach travel throughout
  • 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Entry into Black Country Museum
  • Full day with guide in Port Sunlight
  • Liverpool for tour of filming locations
  • Entry into Arley Hall & Gardens

This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Bridgend
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff West
  • Llanelli
  • Neath
  • Newport
  • Port Talbot
  • Swansea Central

Don't see your pickup? Don't worry, we have a great fixed rate transfer with Premier Taxi's . Check out the details here.

Find out more about our pickups on our pickup list page here.

OUR PRICES

Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms and prices are available in the booking process.

TO NOTE

Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please contact us.

Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps.

THIS TRIP

Arley Hall & Gardens and Black Country Museum - Admission included.

£40 Single room supplement - Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a standard room

Other Dates

Departure Date: Friday 20 Sep 2019
Duration: 3 Days



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