The Lancashire Explorer

Prince of Wales Hotel Southport

Departure Date:

15/04/2019
No. of Days:

5 days








£189.00 pp


Fabulous excursions!

We head to the stunning north west of England to bask in the beautiful views that make up most of the rural landscape. Steeped in history, legend and stunning scenery, join us and discover the delights of Lancashire including a heritage cruise and a ride on the East Lancashire Railway. We also take a trip to Oswaldtwistle Mills, a unique shopping experience that caters to all, providing an opportunity to shop to your heart’s content.

Prince of Wales Hotel

This hotel is a beautiful reminder of our Victorian Heritage, an elegant building with landscaped gardens. Throughout the reception, lounge area and bedrooms, the decoration has been kept in keeping with the elegant and stylish character of the building.

Day 1

After joining the coach, we head towards our destination that will have coffee/lunch stops along the way. We expect to arrive at our hotel late afternoon.

Days 2 - 4

Traditional English breakfast followed by free time and included excursions. Dinner and entertainment at the hotel.

Day 5

After breakfast we make our way home. After stopping for a coffee/lunch break, we continue homewards.

Bury and Market Day

Historically, Bury was a mill which centred on textile production and it was in town fact the Brooksbottom Mill in Summerseat which launched Bury’s role in the cotton industry. Industry increased for the area when the town was connected to the national canal system by the Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal in the early nineteenth century. This is a fascinating place, with lovely people and an award winning market.

Lancaster & Oswaldtwistle Mills

Visit Lancaster’s castle and museums to uncover the city’s ancient stories hidden in its walls and buildings, and find out more about the people who shaped its history. Stroll along the meandering towpaths of the canal or along St George’s Quay, marvelling at the Georgian architecture which lines the banks of the River Lune. Explore the secret paths of Williamson Park and discover its hidden follies and stunning Edwardian designed butterfly house. Discover the open spaces and strong design of the two university campuses and find out how these seats of learning have influenced the city over the years.

Oswaldtwistle Mills is an award-winning shopping village that has something to amaze, charm and intrigue visitors of all ages. The former weaving mill has over 100 retailers all under one roof. The Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Pavers, Peacocks & Bonmarché, an extensive new home & lifestyle centre, craft & sewing centre, homewares, furniture, lighting, unique giftware, a gourmet deli selling locally made food produce, Stockley’s sweet shop, childrens play area, textile and heritage museum and even its own wildfowl reserve.

  • Reserved coach seating throughout
  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Regular evening entertainment
  • Excursion to Lancaster
  • Excursion to Bury on market day
  • Visit to Oswaldtwistle Mills

This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Bridgend
  • Bristol Aztec West
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff Gate
  • Cardiff West
  • Gorseinon
  • Llanelli
  • Magor
  • Morriston
  • Neath
  • Newport
  • Port Talbot
  • Pyle
  • Sarn
  • Skewen
  • Swansea Central
  • Swansea West

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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

Limited number of singles without supplement - Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a standard room.

Other Dates

Departure Date: Monday 15 Apr 2019
Duration: 5 Days


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