Christmas Antique Trail
Win a Crusader Holiday Voucher for the best Antique buy.
This tour has something for everyone! A treasure hunt for the best antique find, bring something from home to be valued, see the largest display of nuclear weapons in Europe & be dazzled by Tatton Park's Christmas display!
We've all dreamt of finding a long forgotten trinket in the loft which turns out to be worth a small fortune. Join your fellow collectors on this fun-filled December weekend & Adam Partridge joins the tour. Adam has almost 30 years experience in the antiques industry, and is well known for his appearances as an expert valuer and auctioneer on Flog It!, Dickinson's Real Deal and Bargain Hunt.
Search out that hidden treasure and perfect bargain just in time for Christmas. Bring along a small item from home (must be able to fit in your suitcase) and Adam will evaluate and assess it. On Saturday you will be given a set cash amount per person to see who bags the best bargain!
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Full Fun Packed Itinerary.
3 Nights accommodation
Breakfast & dinner
Visit & entry to Hack Green Nuclear Secret Bunker
Visit to Dagfields Antique Centre with cash to buy your treasure!
Visit & entry to Christmas Mansion at Tatton Park
Antique judge & valuer Adam Partridge
Antiques Expert T.V.'s Adam Partridge.
Day 1 Once on board your weekend coach, relax enjoy the scenery on the way to your hotel near Crewe. Courtesy stop en route for refreshments. Arrive mid- afternoon, freshen up and join the group for your evening meal.
Days 2 & 3 - At leisure with 2 included excursions.
Hack Green Nuclear Secret Bunker & Dagsfield Antique Centre.
Entering through the massive blast doors you will be transported into the chilling world of the Cold War. Rebuilt in the 1980's it was transformed into the blast proof headquarters you can explore today. Previously classified you can see the governments preparations for nuclear war and step inside the lives of all who worked there. There is a minister of states office, life support, communications centre, decontamination facilities, telephone exchange and much more. Hack Green is the home to the largest display of nuclear weapons in Europe! Admission included.
Late morning head off to Dagfields Antique Centre to bag your bargain piece of treasure. Dagfields is the largest Crafts & Antiques Centre in the North West. 7 Giant Emporiums contain 50,000 sq ft of antiques and collectables with over 250 dealers on site. 25 Craft Workshops specialise in everything from handmade soaps to bespoke garden furniture. Situated near Nantwich in the beautiful Cheshire countryside Dagfields has it all. Fresh homemade food including Salads, sandwiches, soups, jacket potatoes & toasties Return to the hotel late afternoon. Each person will be given a sum of money for your 'antique' purchase, which will be judged on Sunday night.
The Christmas Mansion - Tatton Park
Enter into a festive wonderland that will be themed with big, bright and bold celebrations of Christmas A spectacular festive event where you'll experience sensational sets and colourful characters. This day will be updated when the theme for 2024 is known. Return to the hotel mid afternoon.
Before dinner, a fun session will be held where your small items brought from home will be scrutinised and appraised by Adam Partridge. After dinner Adam Partridge will judge the best find from yesterday's purchases. The winner receives a £50 Crusader Holiday Voucher.
Please note: If for any reason Adam Partiridge cannot attend due to his TV commitments he will arrange for a suitable replacement.
Day 4 - A hearty breakfast and rejoin the coach for the homeward journey.
4 Star Hotel .
CREWE HALL, HOTEL & SPA - 4 STAR
The 17th-century Grade I-listed Crewe Hall is set in extensive grounds in the Cheshire countryside, with historic Jacobean and modern architecture.
There is a spa and leisure club, and Crewe Station is just 3 miles away, while Junction 16 of the M6 motorway is a 10-minute drive from the hall.
With free WiFi, each room provides an en-suite bathroom, a flat-screen TV with some Sky channels, a hairdryer and tea and coffee-making facilities.
You can make use of the hotel's leisure facilities which include a spa with a swimming pool, a steam room, sauna and whirlpool.
There also 6 treatment rooms offering massage, facials and manicures.
The brasserie restaurant offers a contemporary space with a bar, too. Lift to all floors
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