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Railways & Waterways of Lancashire

Railways & Waterways of Lancashire

Sit back and relax as we head for Lancashire, and all its scenic splendour! Included in our break will be a journey on the iconic East Lancashire Steam Railway with a cream tea as well as a cruise along the Lancaster Canal.

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Sit back and relax as we head for Lancashire, and all its scenic splendour! Included in our break will be a journey on the iconic East Lancashire Steam Railway with a cream tea as well as a cruise along the Lancaster Canal on the award-winning widebeam canal boat Kingfisher.

 

Includes

Return coach travel

1-night half board

Tea and coffee served after dinner

Journey on the East Lancashire Steam Railway with cream tea

Cruise on the widebeam canal boat Kingfisher with a hot drink

Visits to Bury and the Barton Grange Garden Centre

Day 1

We take you to Bury for free time. Perhaps visit the Bury Transport Museum where the industrial heritage of the North West is brought to life through stunningly restored vehicles and original artefacts. This afternoon we have arranged a journey on the East Lancashire Steam Railway with a cream tea served on board. The line runs through scenic Lancastrian landscapes with beautiful rural panoramas alongside postcard pretty villages to bustling Victorian towns and cotton mill dotted horizons.

Day 2

This morning we travel to Barton Grange Garden Centre for our cruise on the award-winning widebeam canal boat Kingfisher. Sit back and relax with a hot drink as we pass through delightful countryside, with views stretching towards the Bowland Fells. Afterwards, enjoy a little free time to explore Barton Grange Garden Centre before we return home. With stunning indoor displays and a superb all-weather plant area, you'll find ideas and lots of inspiration.

Holiday Inn Preston ***

 

 

Located in the heart of Preston city centre, the hotel is fully air conditioned, with 133 comfortable, modern en suite rooms, which feature TVs with Freeview, a work desk and power shower. There is also free wired internet in all bedrooms. Guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast each morning, all-day dining and drinks at Open Lobby and 24-hour room service. We Proudly Serve Starbucks in our To Go Cafe A gym is also featured.

 

Hotel Facilities:

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Lift

  • Wi-Fi

  • Fitness Centre

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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Name Address Contact Details
Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Bulwell Aldi Bus Stop Bulwell, Aldi Bus stop SW12
Sellers Wood drive, NG6 8GE
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
Leicester Bus Stand CH Charles Street, Bus stand CH , Outside Bistro Live
Leicester, LE1 1HL
Leicester, Bus Stand CH Charles Street, Bus stand CH , Outside Bistro Live
Leicester, LE1 1HL
Loughborough Amber rooms Loughborough Amber rooms, The Rushes
LE11 5BE
Mansfield Bus station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE

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