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Road, Rail & Sail Journeys Through Lancashire & The Lakes Gold Tour

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TGRA8939

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Luxury Coach

5 days

5 Days | Half Board | by Coach

HIGHLIGHTS: Gold Tour, Bury Market, River Lune Cruise, East Lancashire Steam Railway, Lancaster, Lake District National Park, Kirkby Lonsdale, Lake Windermere Cruise
GOLD TOUR: Enjoy extra benefits on Gold Holidays, see below for details.

Enjoy a marvellous canal cruise across the Lune Aqueduct, a memorable steam train ride through the lovely East Lancashire countryside, explore England’s Lake District National Park, and visit Bury Market – Britain’s biggest!

*Please note that the East Lancs Railway will not be operating on the tours commencing 26 August and 23 September. On these dates this has been replaced with a ride on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.

PRICE FROM ? £629 per person
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Itinerary

Excursions

FULL DAY: Today we head for the Lake District National Park and driving along the banks of Lake Ullswater we come to the Kirkstone Pass with its magnificent views of Lakeland. Continuing on we arrive in Bowness-on-Windermere, where we enjoy a cruise on the famous waters of Lake Windermere.

HALF DAY: This morning we make our way to Bury Market, the largest in England, before we then board the East Lancashire Steam Railway to Rawtenstall, hugging the Irwell Valley.

*Please note that the East Lancs Railway will not be operating on the tours commencing 26 August and 23 September. On these dates this has been replaced with a ride on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.

 
FULL DAY: This morning we head for Lancaster with time to explore this small but interesting city. This afternoon we drive into the surrounding countryside to take a cruise on the delightful River Lune, offering a relaxing angle of the Lancashire scenery.

Everything Included:

  • Free local joining points
  • All coach travel
  • Reserved seats on tour coaches
  • Tour Manager escorted
  • Hotel accommodation and board as stated
  • No single room supplement
  • Excursions / itinerary as stated
  • Admission fees and entertainment if stated
  • Collect Coach Miles™

Grand UK Gold

Grand UK Gold is an exciting concept in luxury coach holidays and already a proven success amongst our travellers. Our state-of-the-art coaches, in their stunning black and gold livery, have ushered in a new era in luxury coach travel, re-writing the rules and raising the standard of quality coach travel.

But it is not just arriving in style that has defined Grand UK Gold - you will find other exclusive benefits too, including being escorted by our best Tour Managers, specially selected hotels of a three and four star standard, thoughtful little extras, and a commemorative photograph to mark the occasion.

State-of-the-art coaches include:

★ Extra leg room and comfort
★ Luxury leather upholstered reclining seats
★ Free Wi-Fi and USB ports
★ Level and easy access to the WC/washroom
★ Climate control
★ Panoramic windows for maximum view
★ On-board Sat Nav to track your journey
★ Driver-eye camera to view the road ahead
★ On-board library selection

Gold accommodation includes:

★ Hotels of a three or four star standard 
★ Great food and service
★ Special hotel welcome reception
★ Gold welcome bag 
★ Top Tour Managers and Tour Drivers 
★ Commemorative photograph

Your Pick Up Points

Joining Your Grand UK Coach Holiday
For 2024 we have introduced improvements to our network of local pick up points across the eastern, central and southern England, aimed at shortening your journey times and getting you away on holiday more easily and conveniently, meaning an altogether more relaxing start. We now have two pick up regions so your travel days will be more convenient, providing more efficient journeys, meeting your tour manager and fellow travellers earlier and in most cases arriving in resort earlier, please refer to our Pick-ups section below for more details.
The Tour Ref below indicates whether the tour departs from Area A or Area B by having either an A or B at the end. For example, GUK5A would be a tour departing from Area A.

Pick-Up Information

For 2024 we have introduced improvements to our network of local pick up points across the eastern, central and southern England, aimed at shortening your journey times and getting you away on holiday more easily and conveniently, meaning an altogether more relaxing start. We now have two pick up regions so your travel days will be more convenient, providing more efficient journeys, meeting your tour manager and fellow travellers earlier and in most cases arriving in resort earlier.

The Tour Ref on the holiday tab indicates whether the tour departs from Area A or Area B by having either an A or B at the end. For example, GUK5A would be a tour departing from Area A.

 
 

Traveling from Departure Area A: Be picked up from your free local departure point, and join your tour coach at our interchange area at Northampton Services on the M1, at junction 15A.

 

Traveling from Departure Area B: Be picked up from your free local departure point, and join your tour coach at our interchange area at Beaconsfield Services, M40, junction 2.

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Accommodation

Foxfields Country Hotel

This friendly and welcoming family-run hotel sits in the Ribble Valley, between Blackburn and the market town of Clitheroe and Whalley and Forest of Pendle, offering wonderful countryside views.

Hotel Facilities

> Restaurant, bar > En-suite bedrooms > Free Wi-Fi > Indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, fitness room, gardens > No lift, but ground floor rooms available

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