Blackpool, East Lancashire Railway and Lake District Cruise

Blackpool, East Lancashire Railway and Lake District Cruise

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Blackpool, East Lancashire Railway and Lake District Cruise

5 Days Starting and ending in United Kingdom

Visiting: Blackpool, Bury Market, Bury Bolton Street Station, East Lancashire Railway, Oswaldtwistle Mills, Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside, United Kingdom

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

uk5blc23

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

6-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Trip Styles:

UK tours by Coach

Interests:

Cultural, Photography

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Tour Overview

Discover the very best of the North West on this fantastic short break! Staying in attraction-packed Blackpool, with its iconic sights and golden beaches, we’ll enjoy a nostalgic journey aboard the East Lancashire Railway, indulge in a spot of shopping at the award-winning Oswaldtwistle Mills, and soak up the scenery of the Lake District with a cruise on Lake Windermere. With a visit to Bury Market and the chance to explore Southport, this tour is brimming with sightseeing opportunities.

Highlights

  • Discover the very best of the North West on this fantastic short break! Staying in attraction-packed Blackpool

  • Iconic sights and golden beaches, we’ll enjoy a nostalgic journey aboard the East Lancashire Railway,

  • Oswaldtwistle Mills, and soak up the scenery of the Lake District with a cruise on Lake Windermere.

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrive In Blackpool
Location: Blackpool
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Liberty’s Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service then on to Blackpool for a four-night stay.

Day 2 : At Leisure Or Southport
Location: Blackpool
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Liberty’s Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a day at leisure in Blackpool. From the iconic Blackpool Tower to the three traditional piers, there is so much to keep you entertained.

Alternatively, why not join our optional excursion to Southport? The bustling shops on Lord Street, the elegant pier and beautiful beach are all worth exploring. Delightful Wayfarers Arcade, with its glass and iron-domed roof is worth calling in!

Day 3 : Bury Market, East Lancashire Railway And Oswaldtwistle Mills
Location: Bury Market, Bury Bolton Street Station, East Lancashire Railway, Oswaldtwistle Mills
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Liberty’s Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

We start the day with a visit to Bury Market, voted the best market in Britain! Right in the heart of the town and attracting locals and visitors alike, you'll find over 370 stalls here, packed with independent traders selling everything from fashion and footwear to, of course, Black Puddings!

Later in the day, we take to the tracks of the East Lancashire Railway for a stunning journey through the beautiful scenery of the West Pennines. With a fascinating history, stretching back to the beginning of the industrial revolution, the East Lancashire Railway has been carrying passengers and goods around the region for almost 200 years.

We round the day off calling in at popular Oswaldtwistle Mills, where we enjoy tea and cake before returning to Blackpool.

Day 4 : Bowness-On-Windermere, Ambleside And Windermere Cruise
Location: Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Liberty’s Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to the beautiful Lake District, England's newest UNESCO World Heritage Site. We visit Bowness-on-Windermere on the shores of Windermere, one of the most popular destinations in the region, packed with quaint shops and cafes.

We enjoy a cruise on Lake Windermere from Bowness to Waterhead Pier near bustling Ambleside, at the head of the Lake. Waterhead Pier dates back to 1845, and from here we will make our way to Ambleside where there will be some free time to explore.

Day 5 : Return Home
Location: United Kingdom
Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Liberty’s Hotel in Blackpool.

Check out our Q&As

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 8 years or above

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

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    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

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    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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