This tailor-made package includes executive coach travel throughout the holiday and from three nights’ accommodation on a half board basis at a 3* or 4* hotel in the Lancashire OR Manchester areas, to suit your group’s requirements. The content of your preferred itinerary will be discussed with you at the time of enquiry.
- Our suggested itinerary could include:
- Visit to Shugborough Estate (NT)
- Visit to the Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre
- Visit to Bury Market & the East Lancashire Railway
- BBC Media City & The Lowry Outlet & Art Centre
- Visit to Salford Quays & the Imperial War Museum North
- Visit to Ordsall Hall
- Visit to Blackpool and the Illuminations & its Tramway
- Visit Jodrell Bank and the Lovell Telescope
- Bridgemere Nursery & Garden Centre
- Group Organiser benefits
- No single room supplements (selected tours only)
To tailor-make your tour or for a personalised quotation call 01943 605999.
Day 1 - Shugborough Estate (NT), the ancestral home of the Earls of Lichfield. With rumoured connections to the Holy Grail, the 364-hectare classical landscape is peppered with unusual monuments. The fine Georgian mansion house, with magnificent views over riverside garden terraces and costumed characters work in the servants' quarters and farmstead.
Day 2 - The Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, the home of Lancashire’s famous Steeplejack & Engineer with a guided tour of the fascinating grounds, workshops and machinery collected by Fred over his working life. The famous Bury Market which forover five hundred years has dominated the consumer retail sector in the area. Enjoying a journey on The East Lancashire Railway between Bury and Rawtenstall.
Day 3 - Salford and the Quays area and a guided tour of BBC Media City, where you will walk in the footsteps of some of your favourite celebrities. The well-informed Tour Producers will entertain and surprise you and will make sure that you see the most interesting areas available on the day of your visit, as well as giving you a fascinating insight into how TV and radio work. The Imperial War Museum North is housed in a stunning building designed by world-famous architect Daniel Libeskind and exposes the peerless collection of the Imperial War Museum to the people of the North-West. The Lowry Art Centre portrays Lowry’s unique style and personal vision which set him apart from the major art movements of his time. The Lowry Collection includes over 400 paintings and drawings, alongside important loans from public and private collections around the UK. The Lowry Outlet Mall is an ideal destination for group travel where you can enjoy shopping for bargains at over 80 outlet stores.
Day 4 - Jodrell Bank is home to the giant Lovell Telescope an internationally renowned landmark in the world of astronomy for over 50 years. Britain's largest and most spectacular garden centre, Bridgemere Nursery & Garden World. Established fifty years ago by John Ravenscroft, Bridgemere now covers 50 acres. The nursery grows nearly a million plants a year and has six acres of themed, award-winning show gardens.
With all packages we supply a tailor-made flyer to assist in the promotion of your group holiday, along with a booking form which provides us with all the details we require from each participant.