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.NEW YEAR SPECIAL - Emmerdale & Saltaire 
2nd PASSENGER ONLY £5 - including tea/coffee @ The Woolpack 

We travel first to the village of Esholt which is most famous for having been used for some of the exterior location filming of Yorkshire TV's popular soap opera "Emmerdale". Included is a visit to the pub formerly used as the Woolpack Inn where we have tea / coffee and biscuits.  Later we continue to Saltaire Village, near Bradford in West Yorkshire, England. It is named after Sir Titus Salt who built a textile mill, known as Salts Mill and this village on the River Aire.

 
 


   
.NEW YEAR SPECIAL - 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.

 
 


   
.NEW YEAR SPECIAL - Lake District Winter Scenes 
2nd PASSENGER ONLY £5 
 
 


   
.NEW YEAR SPECIAL - Snowdonia Winter Scenes 
2nd PASSENGER ONLY £5 
 
 


   
.NEW YEAR SPECIAL - Upper Peak Forest Canal 
2nd PASSENGER ONLY £5 - inc cruise & lunch 

We join the ‘Judith Mary II’ canal boat for a cruise along the beautiful Upper Peak Forest Canal. During the cruise you will be served Local Beef Hot Pot followed by hot Apple Pie & Cream. On the return journey we call at Salford Quays/Lowry Outlet.

 
 


   
.NEW YEAR SPECIAL - Yorkshire Dales & Wensleydale  
2nd PASSENGER ONLY £5 ~ including demonstration 

Learn about cheese-making and the Wensleydale Creamery as you watch experienced cheese-makers craft a 1lb Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese from 8 pints of milk in approximately 40 minutes! This package includes entry to the Museum & the new Yorkshire Wensleydale Visitor Experience.

 
 


   
Ashton under Lyne Market 
 

One of the biggest outdoor markets in the region (140 stalls) also Ashton’s famous Indoor Market Hall for fantastic fresh produce, all situated in a flat, pedestrianised, compact town centre.

 
 


   
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.

 
 


   
Betws-y-Coed & Welsh Highland Railway 
including train journey 

After a stop in Betws-y-Coed we travel by train from Porthmadog to Rhyd Ddu for the trip on the Welsh Highland Railway.  The train runs around seemingly impossible bends, up hard gradients and around the foothills of Snowdon.

 
 


   
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 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 Bourton-on-the-Water. 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.

 
 


   
Discover the Wyre Valley 
including canal cruise 

One of Lancashire’s best kept secrets; the Wyre Valley stretches from the Bowland Hills to the Fylde Coast. Our tour features a tranquil section of the Lancaster Canal south of Garstang and a coach tour around the Bowland Hills, with their dramatic scenery and spectacular views of countryside and coastline. We end with a trip to Dewlay cheesemakers where you can sample Lancashire’s famous cheeses.

 
 


   
Emmerdale & Bronte Country 
including tea/coffee @ The Woolpack 

We travel first to the village of Esholt which is most famous for having been used for some of the exterior location filming of Yorkshire TV's popular soap opera "Emmerdale" included is a visit to the pub formerly used as the Woolpack Inn where you can have some tea/ coffee and biscuits. Later we continue to Haworth (Bronte Country) nestling just below the atmospheric West Yorkshire moors, the beautiful village of Haworth is the jewel in the crown of the Worth Valley.

 
 


   
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 - River in the Sky 
including lunch, guided tour & afternoon tea 

*Canal cruise across Pontcysylte Aqueduct, 126 feet above the River Dee with tea/coffee served on arrival in the cafe

*Two course carvery lunch @ Bryn Howel Hotel

*visit to Moreton Park Garden Centre

*Your personal guide for tour of Ceiriog Valley

 
 


   
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.

 
 


   
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.

 
 
 
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