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Barnard Castle & Highforce Waterfalls 
 

A historic ‘beacon status’ market town full of local character, built around the 12th century castle from which it took its name. The town boasts Georgian Buildings, with cobbled market place, riverside & woodland walks. A short drive takes us to High Force Waterfall, England’s largest waterfall that is reached via a short woodland walk from the coach park, with a picnic area and gift shop.

 
 


   
Bridgnorth, Severn Valley Railway & Bewdley 
including train journey 

Journey back in time as one of the vintage steam-hauled trains meanders its way through 16 miles of glorious countryside from Shropshire’s Gem of a medieval market town Bridgnorth, through Highley then onto the timeless village of Arley slumbering on the river banks, and onto Bewdley Station where we disembark for a short walk to the town centre for some free time before heading home.

 
 


   
Bury Market & Steam Train 
including train journey 

Enjoy a visit to Bury Market, and then venture back on a nostalgic journey through time on a full size steam train, from Bury to Rawtenstall following the 8 mile winding route of the River Irwell. Finish off with a visit to Oswaldtwistle Shopping Mill.

 
 


   
Bury Market & Steam Train to Oswaldtwistle # 
including train journey 

Enjoy a visit to Bury Market, and then venture back on a nostalgic journey through time on a full size steam train, from Bury to Rawtenstall following the 8 mile winding route of the River Irwell.  Finish off with a visit to Oswaldtwistle Shopping Mill. 

 
 


   
Cotswolds & The GWSR Railway 
inc steam train from Cheltenham to Broadway 

After 58 years train services will again run to / from Broadway Station in the Cotswolds. Thanks to the tireless work of volunteers over many years the Gloucester Warwickshire Steam Railway are delighted to open a further stretch of line so you can travel over 14 miles from The Race Course Station at Cheltenham to the historic village of Broadway.

 
 


   
Cotswolds Circular 
 

An area of England popular with visitors from all over the world, the Cotswolds are well known for gentle hillsides (‘wolds’), sleepy villages and for being so ‘typically English’. On our tour, we will stop at delightful villages such as Broadway and Stow-on-the-Wold. Above all, the local honey-coloured limestone, used for everything from the stone floors in the houses to the tiles on the roof, has ensured that the area has a magical uniformity of architecture.

 
 


   
Cotswolds Circular # 
 

An area of England popular with visitors from all over the world, the Cotswolds are well known for gentle hillsides (‘wolds’), sleepy villages and for being so ‘typically English’. On our tour we will stop at delightful villages such as Broadway and Stow-on-the-Wold. Above all, the local honey-coloured limestone, used for everything from the stone floors in the houses to the tiles on the roof, has ensured that the area has a magical uniformity of architecture.

 
 


   
Grange over Sands & Morecambe 
 
 
 


   
Grange over Sands & Morecambe * 
 
 
 


   
Grasmere & Ambleside 
 

Grasmere is a charming village right in the heart of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria. Grasmere was once the home of the famous poet William Wordsworth; maybe you can visit one of his former homes - Dove Cottage. Also in the centre of Grasmere is the churchyard of St. Oswalds Church which contains the Wordsworth family graves. Relaxing Ambleside ‘The Jewel in Lakeland’s Crown’ where you will find fine food, wine and ale to complement the glorious lakeside mountain setting of this historic community. It was here before the Roman occupation, which lasted 400 years, it survived and prospered under the Viking invasion and it will be here after the tourist invasion, which so far has lasted only 200 years.

 
 


   
Grasmere & Ambleside # 
 

Grasmere is a charming village right in the heart of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria. Grasmere was once the home of the famous poet William Wordsworth; maybe you can visit one of his former homes - Dove Cottage. Also in the centre of Grasmere is the churchyard of St. Oswalds Church which contains the Wordsworth family graves. Relaxing Ambleside ‘The Jewel in Lakeland’s Crown’ where you will find fine food, wine and ale to complement the glorious lakeside mountain setting of this historic community. It was here before the Roman occupation, which lasted 400 years, it survived and prospered under the Viking invasion and it will be here after the tourist invasion, which so far has lasted only 200 years.

 
 


   
GreatDays Out - Severn Valley Towns * 
including lunch & guided tour 

includes:

* Your personal guide for the day

* Two course carvery lunch @ Ye Olde Punchbowl (Cromwell’s Men were once billeted here)

* Trip on the Funicular Railway in Bridgnorth.

 
 


   
GreatDays Out - Voyage to Vyrnwy * 
including lunch & guided tour 

includes:

*Morning tea/coffee @ ‘Charlies’ (Coed y Dinas)

*Three course lunch @ The Stumble Inn, an award winning pub & restaurant dating from the 16th century, situated in a tiny, old Welsh village.

*A guided tour of the Vyrnwy River Valley.

 
 


   
Haverthwaite Railway, Lake Cruise & Bowness 
including train & cruise 

A nostalgic Steam Train & Boat trip, starting from Haverthwaite for the train journey to Lakeside through rugged countryside alongside the River Leven. From Lakeside join the boat cruise to Bowness, and the wonderful panorama of the lake, passing some of the most impressive properties around the southern basin. Free time in Bowness.

 
 


   
Haverthwaite Railway, Lake Cruise & Bowness * 
including train & cruise 

A nostalgic Steam Train & Boat trip, starting from Haverthwaite for the train journey to Lakeside through rugged countryside alongside the River Leven. From Lakeside join the boat cruise to Bowness, and the wonderful panorama of the lake, passing some of the most impressive properties around the southern basin. Free time in Bowness.

 
 


   
Ironbridge Gorge & Blists Hill * 
includes admission 

A drive through the World Heritage Site to the town of Ironbridge with chance for perhaps a souvenir photo at the world famous Iron Bridge & Tollhouse. Then a short drive to Blists Hill Victorian Town, meet theVictorians and explore the streets and buildings of this open air museum.

 
 


   
Keswick & Grasmere 
 

The stunningly located town of Keswick, nestled on the shores of Derwent Water, has a wide array of shops, restaurants and galleries, in the heart of Keswick is its Market Place (Saturday Market).

Grasmere is a charming village right in the heart of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria. Grasmere was once the home of the famous poet William Wordsworth; maybe you can visit one of his former homes - Dove Cottage. Also in the centre of Grasmere is the churchyard of St. Oswalds Church which contains the Wordsworth family graves.

 
 


   
Keswick & Grasmere * 
 

The stunningly located town of Keswick, nestled on the shores of Derwent Water, has a wide array of shops, restaurants and galleries, in the heart of Keswick is its Market Place (Saturday Market).

Grasmere is a charming village right in the heart of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria. Grasmere was once the home of the famous poet William Wordsworth; maybe you can visit one of his former homes - Dove Cottage. Also in the centre of Grasmere is the churchyard of St. Oswalds Church which contains the Wordsworth family graves.

 
 


   
Lakeland Lunch & Cruise  
inc lunch & cruise 

Today’s scenic trip includes, a three course lunch at the Cumbria Grand Hotel in Grange over Sands, followed by a cruise on lake Windermere.

 
 


   
Llangollen & Horse Drawn Canal Cruise 
including 45 minute cruise cruise 

Take in the splendour of the scenery along the canal and enjoy a leisurely (45 minute) ride along the last stretch of the Llangollen canal, not navigable by any other boats. We return via the Horseshoe Pass.

 
 
 
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