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2021 - Blackpool Illuminations With £1 Bar Weekend, Liverpool & River Cruise

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI3812

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

2021 - The Georgian Hollies Hotel - 5 Days (CU5AAU)

See the Blackpool Illuminations with £1 bar at the hotel plus excursion to Liverpool and river cruise!

People love the location, cleanliness and food at this hotel and it is wonderfully located in the heart of Blackpool, an ideal spot from which to enjoy the world-famous Illuminations. This weekend break gives you time to really enjoy this fabulous annual event and also offers an opportunity to explore Blackpool on your own whilst enjoying breakfast, dinner and great entertainment at your centrally located hotel.

Blackpool is the stuff of old English postcards, known for its fun and humour. There is plenty to do for all ages on a traditional British seaside holiday to this iconic destination. From the high-tech adrenaline of its famed Pleasure Beach to its three distinctive piers dotted along the golden beach and remember to pick up a stick of Blackpool rock.

The world-famous Illuminations need little introduction. Miles of festoons along the promenade attract 3 million visitors every year and you'll be staying right in the heart of it! An extraordinary 3D projection show on the front of Blackpool Tower adds to the atmosphere and it is hardly surprising that it is known as the greatest light show on earth!

In addition to enjoying lots of free time in Blackpool and a coach tour to see the magical Illuminations. we'll also take you on an excursion to Liverpool and on a relaxing river cruise.

PRICE FROM ? £239 per person
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Itinerary

Accommodation

The Georgian Hollies Hotel

In the very heart of the town on Albert Road, the Georgian Hollies is a popular choice for Leisuretimers. The hotel is close to Blackpool Tower, the Winter Gardens, shops, bars and restaurants. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, bars, residents lounge with large TV screen, games room, entertainment and lift.

Itinerary

Day 1

After joining the coach at one of our convenient local pick up points, we head north towards lovely Blackpool with convenient coffee/lunch stops along the way. We expect to arrive at our hotel, the Georgian Hollies, in the late afternoon. Check in, relax and maybe enjoy a drink from the bar before dinner and some great entertainment. Why not also take a stroll along the seafront and start to take in the fabulous Illuminations?

Days 2-4 

Enjoy a tasty traditional English breakfast every morning along with lots of free time to explore Blackpool on your own. In addition, make sure you join us on our fabulous INCLUDED excursion to Liverpool plus our coach tour of the Illuminations on one evening. Return to the hotel every evening to enjoy delicious dinners and more great entertainment.

Day 5

After a final tasty breakfast, we make our way home. After stopping for a coffee/lunch break, we continue homewards.

Excursions

Liverpool (with guide)

Full of history, culture and friendly people, Liverpool is the ideal destination to discover and enjoy. A World Heritage Site with a wonderful collection of museums, galleries, shopping and dining, there really is something for everyone in this fantastic city. The coach will take you to the historic Albert Dock complex with a great range of visitor attractions including the iconic ‘Beatles Story’. You can also take a ferry across the Mersey or visit the historic city centre and don’t miss the included guided tour of the city. Liverpool is there for you to enjoy as you want it. 

Skipton Market (half day) + Illuminations coach tour

We will also visit the pretty market town of Skipton, a major gateway to the famous Yorkshire Dales. As the gateway to the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, people travel the length and breadth of the country to visit this charming market town. With its famous 900 year old castle, romantic ruined priory and historic cobbled High Street, Skipton is endlessly rich both in history and outstanding natural beauty.

Miles of festoons along the Blackpool promenade attract 3 million visitors every year and one of the best way to see them is on an evening coach tour, so you can see the lights in all their glory with an unobstructed view. There is also an extraordinary 3D projection show on the front of Blackpool Tower adds to the atmosphere and it is hardly surprising that it is known as the greatest light show on earth!

Free time in Blackpool

There is a fabulous range of activities available if you are looking for more to do with your free time in the town. Blackpool Zoo, The Model Village and the Dungeons to name a few. In the evening, why not pop into Blackpool Tower and enjoy a waltz in the ballroom? Blackpool’s charm is its defiant embrace of the seaside holiday. It offers a mix of thrills, fun, laughs, and relaxation. What more could you want? 

Includes

  • Reserved coach travel throughout
  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Evening entertainment £1 bar for two hours nightly (House rules apply)
  • Evening coach tour of the Illuminations
  • Free time in Blackpool 
  • Excursion to Liverpool
  • Excursion to Skipton

Pickups

This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Swansea Central
  • Neath
  • Port Talbot
  • Pyle
  • Sarn
  • Skewen
  • Bridgend
  • Cardiff West
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff Gate
  • Newport

Find out more about our pickups on our pickup list page here.

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Important Notes

Important Notes

OUR PRICES

Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms and prices are available in the booking process.


TO NOTE

Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. Please make sure that you also read our Important Holiday Information & Enhanced Hygiene Protocols which we update from time to time.

We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please get in touch with us.

Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps too. Sometimes, the order of excursions can change when you are on tour. We will try not to change things, but want to make you aware that this can happen.

COVID-19 PEACE OF MIND & TRAVELLING SAFELY

It is important that you familiarise yourself with our Enhanced Hygiene Protocols booklet as this will give you a clearer picture of what to expect when you travel, what we are doing to keep you safe, and what you can do to protect yourself and those around. These Protocols are updated from time to time, so please re-check just before you travel.

Please remember that you will also need to keep up-to-date with latest government advice and requirements. 

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