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A Tale Of Two Cities - Manchester & Liverpool

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI8533

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

3 days


A great value break visiting the biggest cities of the North West for great shopping, attractions and more...

Join us on this super weekend break taking in two amazing, world-famous cities in the North West of England – the vibrant and cosmopolitan Manchester and Liverpool. Each is packed with culture, fun and interest. Known for their influence on the histories of music and industry, both also boast rejuvenated waterfronts and offer a multitude of shopping and entertainment so there’s plenty to see and do!

We include guided coach tours where you can soak in the history and culture and give a great introduction to the two cities before having free time to explore and enjoy however you see fit. As an added bonus, we'll visit The Trafford Centre, world-renowned as one of biggest and most exciting shopping and leisure destinations in the UK, consisting of more than 200 shops, over 60 restaurants, cafes and bars and an array of exciting leisure venues - all under one spectacular roof.

An ideal choice for:

* Value-conscious shopaholics
* Anyone looking for a great mix of shopping, culture and history
* Lovers of great cities to explore
* Couples and friends who fancy a fun-filled break

PRICE FROM ? £209 per person
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Day 1

After joining your coach at your convenient local pickup point, head towards Manchester aiming to arrive at The Trafford Centre early afternoon. Enjoy free time discovering the huge range of shops, bars and restaurants housed in this impressive shopping centre before re-boarding your coach in the early evening and heading to the comfortable Mercure Haydock Hotel. Check-in for the next two nights with dinner included.

Day 2

After a leisurely breakfast, we will travel to Liverpool, home of The Beatles, The Liver Birds and The Mersey. Your guided coach tour will show you the amazing highlights of this world-famous city, and then you'll have free time to explore some of the most famous locations yourself. A vibrant city, Liverpool has plenty to see, from the Liver Building to the famous Cavern Club, or a visit to the rejuvenated Albert Dock. 

Re-join your coach late afternoon to head back to your hotel to enjoy your included evening meal.

Day 3

After a hearty breakfast, we check out of our hotel and head to Manchester to enjoy this magnificent city. Once again, our guided coach tour will highlight some of the major sights and share fabulous stories of this incredible city through the ages. It boasts its own fantastic culture with a range of attractions for all tastes and ages, and the city centre is packed with unique and eclectic restaurants, bars, shops, museums and galleries. You'll have some free time at leisure before rejoining the coach mid-afternoon for your relaxing journey homewards.

Tour includes

  • 2 nights hotel with English breakfast & evening meals 
  • Visit to The Trafford Centre
  • Guided coach tour of Liverpool with free time to explore
  • Guided coach tour of Manchester with free time to explore
  • Direct Coach Travel
  • Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate

Trafford Shopping Centre

INCLUDED Visitor DestinationAs one of the largest shopping centres in Europe, The Trafford Centre is a fabulous place for you to shop for gifts of any kind. The range and choice available will amaze you and this certainly is one shopping centre that is almost guaranteed to have something for everyone!

Liverpool with guided coach tour

INCLUDED Visitor Destination

Full of history, culture and friendly people, Liverpool is the ideal destination to discover and enjoy. A bustling city with a wonderful collection of museums, galleries, shopping and dining, there really is something for everyone. Enjoy a tour of this world famous city that has so many famous names to its credit, from the Beatles to Cilla Black, and even Steve Jobs, you will discover the Liverpool story and learn more about what makes it such an amazing place. See iconic sights from the modern Metropolitan Cathedral locally nicknamed "Paddy's Wigwam" to the Liver Building and the life blood of the city in the River Mersey. 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. Liverpool is a vibrant, artistic city full of life waiting for you to explore.

Manchester with guided coach tour

INCLUDED Visitor DestinationKnown throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Manchester has a proud history in science, politics, music, arts and sport. And today the city combines this heritage with a progressive vision to be a city that delivers surprise and delight in equal measures. You will begin with an orientation tour of the city, where your guide will point out some of the city attractions and the most famous sights. Manchester city centre is jam-packed with unique and eclectic restaurants, bars, shops, museums, galleries. Whether you are a shopper, culture vulture or party animal Manchester has something to delight everyone. One of the best things about the city is its diversity. Ultra-modern buildings share the skyline with the more traditional such as the neo-Gothic Town Hall. You might want to explore Chinatown or even the Curry Mile! Back to top


Mercure Haydock Hotel

The 4-star Mercure Haydock Hotel is set in a traditional Georgian mansion-style building, built around a central courtyard. The hotel is surrounded by its own beautifully landscaped grounds, making it a great option for those looking to unwind.  The hotel is home to enjoy the Bistro-style Beechers restaurant, which serves contemporary European cuisine in elegant yet laid back surroundings. The Lounge and Conservatory bar offers an impressive selection of drinks and light refreshments. Bedrooms are a good size with ensuite facilities, hair dryer, tea and coffee making facilities and a flat screen TV.

For more information, click here for the hotel website (opens in a new window) 

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