2021 - Christmas Markets Mania: Liverpool & Manchester & Chester
2021 - Ibis Styles Haydock - 3 Days (CU3ABF)
A great value break visiting the biggest cities of the North West!
Join us on this bargain break taking in three amazing cities of the North West – Manchester, Liverpool and Chester. Each is packed with culture, fun and interest and will certainly keep you entertained. From the home of the Beatles to the home of one of the UK's biggest shopping centres and the best-preserved Roman city in the country, this is a fascinating tour at an unbelievable price. There will be walking tours in every city we visit, as well as free time to explore.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
AccommodationIbis Styles Haycock
This comfortable hotel offers 103 guest bedrooms with fun designs, comfortable furnishings and spacious en-suite shower rooms. The extensive continental breakfast spread (included in your room rate) will take care of thirst and hunger first thing, but if you fancy a tipple and a treat later on, head to the open-plan Hub area. With free fibre Wi-Fi available and a games room for a bit of friendly competition, you'll find everything you need right here under one roof. Steeped in racing history, the surrounding area has provided ample inspiration for the décor at our quirky hotel. With grand equestrian murals and nods to the local spirit throughout, this is an extra-special spot to while away a night or two in Haydock.
After joining the coach, we head north to bustling Manchester for a few hours of free time to explore this historic city. Re-join the coach and travel on to our hotel for the night, arriving in the late afternoon. Check in, relax in the leisure centre or have a drink in the bar before dinner.
After a hearty breakfast, we travel into Liverpool for a full day exploring this fascinating city. Return to the hotel late afternoon in time to relax before another tasty dinner.
After an early breakfast, we head for Chester. Enjoy free time shopping, sightseeing and exploring before re-joining the coach and heading back home.
Manchester Christmas Market
With more than 300 beautifully festooned stalls and chalets spread across the city centre, the Christmas Markets are free and accessible to all. Soak up the atmosphere and follow the market trail as it winds through the city centre, tempting you with gifts, crafts, jewellery, clothes and toys. European and local producers offer everything from fine amber jewellery, handcrafted leather bags and top-quality bonsai trees, to handmade Belgian kitchenware, framed photo prints and French soaps.
And don’t miss the amazing array of food and drink! Manchester’s Christmas Markets are famous for traditional bratwurst, but visitors can also treat themselves to Hungarian goulash, Spanish paella or a good old-fashioned hog roast.
Liverpool Christmas Market
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. Head to St George Plateau to visit more than 40 rustic Christmas stalls selling food and drink from across four continents. There will also be local arts, Christmas decorations and candles on sale, that will make wonder gifts. Or take a ride Ferris Wheel offering great views above the festoon lighting and other vintage fairground rides for those who are still a kid at heart.
This may be the best-preserved walled city in England, with its galleried streets, Roman Wall, Tudor houses, and unique medieval shopping experience at the famous ‘Rows’, where the shops are quite literally ‘on top of each other’. This is a fascinating city where you can truly combine a love of history with some truly inspiring shopping opportunities! Don’t miss a guided walking tour of the city to see and learn about the highlights of the city!
- Reserved coach travel throughout
- 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- Excursion to Manchester Christmas Market
- Excursion to Liverpool Christmas Market
- Excursion to Chester Christmas Market
This tour picks up at the following points:
- Swansea Central
- Port Talbot
- Cardiff West
- Cardiff Central
Important NotesImportant Notes
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.
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.