Cheshire’S Heritage And History
5 Days - our number AW1128
Widnes, an industrial town on the northern bank of the River Mersey, in an ideal location to explore the area. In 1909 Widnes was the first place in Britain to have a covered-top double- decker bus service.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Itinerary© Visit Liverpool
Day 1 Morning departure for the journey north into Cheshire and to the hotel in Widnes for a four night stay.
Day 2 Today you will travel to Liverpool, a city full of museums, cathedrals, galleries, history, The Beatles and the world- famous Royal Liver Building that takes pride of place at the heart of the city’s iconic waterfront, a symbol of Liverpool. Free time to explore and we have also included a cruise on the Mersey for you to enjoy.
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 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 time.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
Included In Cost
- Coach travel ● porterage
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- welcome tea/coffee
- entrance to Quarry Bank
- cruise on the Mersey
- guided tour of Chester
ImagesQuarry Bank Mill © NT Images / James Dobson
ImagesChester © Visit England Back to top
Your Holiday Hotel Best Western Everglades Park Hotel
A smart contemporary semi-rural haven in the heart of the North West’s leisure attractions. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, hairdryer, WiFi, iron/ironing board and tea/coffee making facilities. Restaurant, bar and lounge area.
NB: There is NO lift but there are some ground floor bedrooms.
Single room supplement £72
Holiday insurance £18.00 (70 years and over £29.00)