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Scenic Lancashire by Rail & Sail

Scenic Lancashire by Rail & Sail

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Enjoy discovering lovely Lancashire by steam train and narrow boat on one of our favourite packaged holidays!

Day 1

Travel to Lancashire making suitable comfort stops, spend time in historic Leicester for lunch to be purchased.

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Day 2

This morning, we enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque Ribble Valley stopping on route at the Oswaldtwistle Mills shopping village and garden centre. We enjoy a spot of browsing and lunch before continuing our way to Gawthorpe Hall. The modest Hall houses the North West’s largest collection of portraits on loan from the National Portrait Gallery as well as The Gawthorpe Textiles Collection, a wonderful collection of intricate lace, embroidery and needlework amassed by Miss Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth.

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Day 3

Today, we travel to Rawtenstall where we step back in time for a nostalgic trip on a steam train along the East Lancashire Railway. Our journey takes us through the beautiful Lancashire countryside to the market town of Bury, where we can purchase lunch and browse the world famous Bury Market*.

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Day 4

We begin our day with a guided tour of Samlesbury Hall, a fabulous half-timbered black and white medieval house built in 1325 as a family home, before making our way to Riley Green Marina to embark upon a narrow boat cruise along the Leeds Liverpool Canal. During our 3-hour cruise, we enjoy a two-course lunch on our spacious, accessible boat, with each table offering
panoramic views of the canal.

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Day 5

Return to home area with a stop at the National Memorial Arboretum, Stafford, for lunch to be purchased.

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B=Breakfast Included, L=Lunch Included, D=Dinner Included

BEST WESTERN SIGNATURE HOTEL PRESTON LEYLAND ****

This excellent hotel has many unique touches such as chaise-longues and over-sized chairs. The bar and lounge areas offer ample, cosy seating whilst the restaurant is modern with lots of natural light. There is no lift, but ground floor rooms are available (subject to availability). Free leisure facilities include a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. Please note: There is no lift, however there are ground floor rooms, these must be requested at time of booking.

 

PRICE INCLUDES;

• 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

• Tea/coffee on arrival

• 1 glass of wine or soft drink with dinner each night

• Tea/coffee after dinner

• Free use of the leisure facilities

• Guided tour of Samlesbury Hall

• 3 hour canal boat cruise including 2 course lunch

• Single rail journey on the East Lancashire Railway

• Entrance to Gawthorpe Hall

• Fully escorted throughout

 

*Bury Market is open every Saturday,correct at time of brochure print.

 

GROUP BOOKINGS

If you book 20 places all together on a day excursion, short break or holiday ONE GOES FREE

 

TRAVEL OPTIONS

Upgrade your room (subject to availability). Supplements apply, call 01268 777 777

 

Please find below our pick up points (not all pick up points will be available on all departure dates). View the pick-up point you require, then you’ll see a list of dates which are/aren’t available from your pick up point.

Please find below our pick up points (not all pick up points will be available on all departure dates). View the pick-up point you require, then you’ll see a list of dates which are/aren’t available from your pick up point.

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Barking Station Parade, IG11 8TU
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Barkingside Fullwell Cross, Bus Stop A - IG6 2EA
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Basildon Cherrydown East Bus Stop, Basildon
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Brentwood Brentwood, Outside The Dairyman
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Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop, London Road
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Chelmsford Victoria Road Victoria Road CM1 1JR
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Collier Row White Hart Lane - Bus Stop out Tythe Court RM7 8LZ
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Corringham Town Centre Gordon Road, Bus Stop opposite Colbourne Close
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Cranham Front Lane/Moor Lane Junction Bus Stop RM14 1XJ
Outside Restaurant Opp. Car Park
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Dagenham Church Elm Lane, Bus Stop L - RM10 9QS
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Depot Depot, Princess Road, Rayleigh
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Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
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Harold Wood Bus Stop A, Gubbins Lane, RM3 0DR
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Hockley Spa Hockley Spa, Bus Stop outside the Library
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Holiday Inn, Brentwood Holiday Inn Brentwood
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Hornchurch. Hornchurch Town Centre, outside Sutton Arms
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Hutton Hutton, Bus Stop just past the Chequers Pub
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Ilford Ilford, Bus Stop outside 6 Clements Road, IG1 1BA
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Kavanaghs Rd Kavanaghs Road/London Road, Brentwood
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Palace Theatre Palace Theatre Bus Stop
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Pitsea Outside Gala Bingo Hall, Pitsea
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Queensway Queensway Bus Stop (Behind the Odeon Cinema)
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Rayleigh Stn Rayleigh Railway Station
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Romford St Edwards Way - Bus Stop H - RM1 3DQ
Out: Romford Shopping Hall
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Sadlers Farm Bus Stop on A13, just before Sadlers Farm
roundabout, nr Romsey Road
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Shenfield Stn Shenfield Station, outside Barclays Bank
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Shepherd & Dog Crays Hill Shepherd & Dog, Crays Hill
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Shotgate Shotgate Post Office
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South Green Grange Parade Bus Stop, South Green, Billericay
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Stanford Rookery Corner Rookery Corner Stanford
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Sun Corner Sun Corner London Road - Billericay
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Thames Drive Thames Drive Bus Stop
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The Elms Bus Stop outside Elms Public House, Leigh on Sea
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The Oak Grays The Oak Public House, Lodge Lane, Grays
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Thorpe Bay Stn Thorpe Bay Station, Acacia Drive (opp Station)
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Thurrock Services, Thurrock Services Coach Park, RM16 3BG
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Upminster Bus Stop M, St Mary's Lane- Upminster
Outside St.Laurence Church RM14 2QJ
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Vic Hse Cnr, Rayleigh Rd Vic House Corner, (Rayleigh Road)
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Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh
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White Horse White Horse,Southchurch Road, Southend
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Whittinghams Grg Whittinghams Garage, opp Rochford Railway Station
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Wickford Halls Corner, opposite Police Station, Wickford
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Woodford Green Snakes Lane East, Bus Stop R - IG8 7HU
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