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Pennine Explorer

Pennine Explorer

Staying in a 4* hotel on the edge of the Pennines, join us for contrasting landscapes enjoyed from coach, train and boat on this packaged tour including the Spectacular Tatton Park Flower Show

Pennine Explorer, Rail, Sail, and Tatton Park Flower Show

 

5 Days 19th July 2022

 

Staying in a 4* hotel on the edge of the Pennines, join us for contrasting landscapes enjoyed from coach, train and boat on this packaged tour including the Spectacular Tatton Park Flower Show, the Keighley & Worth Steam Train, a ‘fish &chip’ lunch cruise on the Lancaster canal, and a bewitching tour of Samlesbury Hall!

 

Tour Itinerary

 

Tuesday – We depart Wiltshire in our luxury coach and head northwest to Blackburn and our elegant hotel for the next 7 nights. We have included tea/coffee on arrival while your cases are taken to your rooms. Plenty of time to settle in before dinner, complete with a compliment glass of wine. Comfort stops on route.

 

Wednesday – This morning we visit the lovely little town of Skipton for some free time before a ride on the Keighley & Worth railway, an authentic steam train that runs through the heart of Bronte Country. This line was used in the film version of E.E. Nesbit’s, ‘The Railway Children’. We then make the short journey to Haworth where the world of Wuthering Heights is brought to life!

 

Thursday – This morning we are taking you to the RHS Flower show at Tatton Park celebrating its colour, creativity, and magnificent variety of floral displays. After lunch we continue our day with a tour of Samlesbury Hall with its tales of witchcraft and medieval history all told to us by their entertaining resident witch!

 

Friday – This morning we visit the famous Oswaldtwistle Mills. The award-winning shopping village has something to amaze and charm visitors of all ages. We continue to Barton Grange Garden centre where we will pick up our hour and three-quarter cruise to enjoy our on board lunch of ‘fish & chips’ while enjoying the beautiful countryside. After the cruise you will have free time to explore the fabulous garden centre of Barton Grange before we return to our hotel to relax before dinner and another complementary glass of wine.

 

Saturday – After a relaxing breakfast, we leave our hotel mid-morning and travel back to Wiltshire and your waiting taxis after a memorable holiday in scenic Lancashire.

 

 

Your Hotel

 

4* Mecure Dunkenhalgh Hotel – Blackburn

 

This hotel was originally a 700yr old country manor house which has been sensitively converted into a 4* hotel. It has retained many original features including an expressive gothic staircase in the grand entrance hall. All bedrooms are beautifully decorated with en-suite facilities, TV, hairdryer, and hospitality tray. There is an elegant dinning room and atmospheric bar area to relax in. with extensive landscaped grounds, and indoor heated pool and modern fitness centre and spa. The hotel has a lift but unfortunately no walk-in showers.

 

 

Price Includes

Luxury Coach Travel with Extra Leg Room

Home Pickup, Full Hostess Service

4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Welcome Tea/Coffee

Complimentary Glass of Wine with Dinner on First & Last Evening

Tea/Coffee after Dinner

Fish & Chip Lunch on Lancaster Canal Cruise

Steam Train Ride on Keighly & Worth Railway

Tickets for Tatton Park Flower Show

Guided Tour of Samlesbury Hall

Visits to Skipton, Haworth and Oswaldtwistle Mills

 

 

5 Days £529.00

Single Supplement £100 (Limited)

(Double for sole use)

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

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

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Chippenham Chippenham, Layby on A350 at Mac Donald Roundabout
Chippenham, Layby on A350 at Mac Donald Roundabout
Countess Services Countess Services, A303
HillSide Cafe Hillside Cafe, A36, Codford, BA12 0JZ
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SN12 7EP
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