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Waterways Of Cheshire

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TCRU8518

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

Come with us and discover the waterways of Cheshire, this tour offers a gentle way to explore this fascinating region.

Chester, the National Waterways Museum and fabulous Port Sunlight can all be enjoyed on this great value for money break based in a lovely tudor style country house.

On your journey enjoy a break in the garden for all seasons - Dorothy Clive Garden and the popular shopping village of Trentham.

PRICE FROM ? £419 per person
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Itinerary

Day 1 - After joining your holiday coach at interchange travel to Sandbach with a stop at The Dorothy Clive Garden - a charitable garden trust, set up by Colonel Harry Clive as a place of rest and continued horticultural education for the general public. Located in glorious countryside on the North Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire borders, the garden is both formal and informal, hosting a network of paths that invite you to explore and discover the intimacy and tranquility of the garden. Arrive at the Chimney House Hotel for the next 4 nights with breakfast and dinner.

Days 2 - 4 - At leisure in Sandbach with 2 included excursions & 1 optional.

Historic Chester & River Dee Cruise
A short journey into Chester with some free time to explore. Chester has continually evolved and adapted to become one of the richest cities in Britain for archaeological and architectural treasures. Enjoy your 30 minute cruise along the River Dee with commentary outlining all the interesting facts about Chester's rich history.

Ellesmere Port, The National Waterways Museum & Port Sunlight
A tour of the museum followed by a 30 minute cruise on the Shropshire Union Canal is an excellent start to your day. This afternoon head to Port Sunlight, a unique and beautiful 19th century garden village created solely for the Sunlight soap factory workers. In the museum discover William Hesketh Lever's village and his residents.

OPTIONAL EXCURSION:
Buxton
Buxton, home of Buxton Water, is a thermal spa town nestled in the centre of the beautiful Peak District and the UK’s oldest National Park. With its stunning ornamental gardens and world-famous Georgian and Victorian architecture, which provide an impressive backdrop to a rich and vibrant range of music, theatre and festivals, it is not surprising the town is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region. You will also find a wealth of independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, natural wonders such as Poole’s Cavern, relaxing spas, attractions such as Buxton Opera House, Go Ape, Buxton Raceway and two golf courses. There really is something for everyone.

Day 5 - With some happy memories depart for your home towns stopping at the amazing shopping village Trentham Gardens. Arriving back at interchange late afternoon and onward to your home towns.

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Accommodation

Chimney House Hotel
All 50 bedrooms are en-suite and contemporary designed with and sleek and stylish furnishings and many feature scenic views of the hotel grounds and surrounding Cheshire countryside. Rooms equipped with all the modern day comforts.

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