Cheshire’S Heritage And History
5 Days - our number AW2137
Our tour is based on the outskirts of Bollington Village and a short drive from Macclesfield town centre, whilst having the comfort of the countryside with a bustling market town on the doorstep.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Included In CostIncluded in cost :
- Coach travel l porterage
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- tea/coffee on arrival
- guided tour of Chester
- visit to Quarry Bank
- entrance to the Lion Salt Works
- entrance to Stretton Watermill
ImagesQuarry Bank Mill © NT Images / James Dobson
ImagesChester © Visit England
ItineraryDay 1 Morning departure for the journey north to Cheshire and to the hotel for a four night stay.
Day 2 Today you will travel to Chester, founded as a Roman fortress in the 1st century A.D. It’s known for its extensive Roman walls made of local red sandstone. In the old city, The Rows is a shopping district distinguished by 2- level covered arcades and Tudor-style half-timber buildings. To enhance your visit we have included a guided tour of the city before you can enjoy some free
Day 3 A visit to Quarry Bank at Styal, one of Britain’s greatest industrial heritage sites. Here you will discover a complete industrial community and experience the very different worlds of owner and worker, who lived and worked side by side. Discover the house, the mill, the Apprentice House and the picturesque gardens with stunning views.
Day 4 Today you will visit the Lion Salt Works, a museum housed within a restored historic open-pan salt making site and discover fascinating exhibits that bring to life a salt worker’s day. You will then visit Stretton Mill and discover the importance of food and mills in both the past and present, and the changing role they played throughout history.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey. Back to top
Your Holiday Hotel Hollin House Hotel
Tudor Gothic style building, originally built in 1870, this hotel provides a cosy and friendly holiday.
All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, telephone, WiFi, hairdryer, toiletries and tea/coffee
making facilities. Lift, bar, restaurant, snack bar, lounge/TV area, garden and terrace.
Single room supplement £100
Holiday insurance £21.50 (70 years and over £34.00)