Lancashire Hills And Mill Towns
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TANG3983
- Travel Type: Coach
5 Day - Tour No AB9124
A journey through the history, traditions and present day fascinations of the under-rated Lancashire Hills and Mill towns.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
ImageCourtesy of East Lancs Railway
ImageRochdale Canal Boat
Included in CostIncluded in Cost
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
entrance to Blackburn Museum
entrance to Co-op Pioneers Museum
guided tour of Rochdale
entrance to the Pendle Heritage Centre
return canal boat trip
visit to the Chocolate House
single trip on East Lancashire Railway
Day 1 Morning departure and travelling north to arrive at the historic hotel in Lancashire for a four night stay.
Days 2 Travel first to Rochdale, the town where Gracie Fields grew up and where the Co-op movement started. In the hands of a local guide you’ll visit the nostalgic Co-op Pioneers Museum and pass by the town’s architectural masterpiece, the Town Hall. This afternoon visit Oswaldtwistle Mills, a restored mill now housing delightful shops with plenty to do and see.
Day 3 This morning travel to Bury market, one of the biggest and most vibrant in England. After time to browse, board the East Lancashire Railway for a ride through the Lancashire Hills to Rawtenstall. Continue into Blackburn for a taste of Lancashire Life at the Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery.
Day 4 Into the lovely Lancashire Hills, travelling first to Pendle Heritage Centre located in the area where many ladies were accused of witchery, tried and hanged. Near Lancaster take a canal trip, crossing the historic Lune Viaduct. Free time in Lancaster before returning to the hotel. The final evening at the hotel will feature a gala buffet with a selection of dishes and drink hailing from Lancashire.
Day 5 After breakfast a visit will be made to the Chocolate House for a demonstration of chocolate making before commencing the homeward journey.Back to top