Matlock Illuminations & Venetian Nights
3 Days - Tour number AB8018
An annual event where the residents illuminate the area with fairy lamps, followed by a procession of illuminated small boats on the river originally to celebrate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
ItineraryMatlock Bath Illuminations
Day 1 Morning departure to travel to Stratford-Upon- Avon where you have a lunch stop and time for sightseeing. Departing mid afternoon to continue the journey to Derby and the hotel for a stay of two nights.
Day 2 Morning at leisure in Derby. You will have lunch in the hotel, then depart for a scenic tour of the Peak District National Park. Travel via Ashbourne to Buxton for a stop, then on past Bakewell to Matlock Baths for the evening event, where the illuminations burst into life with magical decorated and small illuminated model boats parade on the River Derwent at 7.45pm. There are stalls to enjoy in Derwent Gardens with entertainment and fireworks.
Day 3 Breakfast, then head for the Vale of Evesham and the Cotswolds, and your lunch stop in the picturesque Bourton-on-the-Water. Continue through this stunning area on the homeward journey.
Included in costIncluded in Cost
- Coach travel
- 2 nights bed & breakfast
- dinner Friday, lunch Saturday
- entrance to illuminations
Images.Matlock Bath photo by Linda Bussey
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