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East Lancs Railway & Hoghton Tower

East Lancs Railway & Hoghton Tower

This weekend break takes us to Lancashire to enjoy the delights of the East Lancashire Railway and Hoghton Tower, as well as the beautiful landscapes and views that Lancashire has to offer.

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EAST LANCS RAILWAY & HOGHTON TOWER

 

10 – 11 August 2019

Saturday - Sunday

2 Days

From £136

 

This weekend break takes us to Lancashire to enjoy the delights of the East Lancashire Railway and Hoghton Tower, as well as the beautiful landscapes and views that Lancashire has to offer.

 

Highlights

 

East Lancashire Railway   |   Irwell Valley  |   Hoghton Tower   |   Oswaldtwistle Mills

 

DAY ONE

We depart from your selected pick-up point, join your tour coach and travel north to Rawtenstall where we will join the East Lancashire Railway and enjoy a ride along the Irwell Valley through pleasant countryside to Bury.  Later we continue to our hotel arriving late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

After breakfast we check out of our hotel and head for the countryside where we stop at Hoghton Tower, an ancient fortified, hilltop manor house which occupies a commanding position 650 feet above sea level.  The Tower lies mid-way between Preston and Blackburn with magnificent views of Lancashire, the Lake District and North Wales.  We have the morning here to explore and enjoy the halls, gardens and beautiful views before we depart for a scenic drive to Oswaldtwistle Mills shopping village and garden centre.  This award winning former weaving mill has over 100 retailers under one roof, 5 restaurants, ice cream parlour, garden centre, mill grounds, craft & sewing centre.  We enjoy a spot of browning and a bite to eat before continuing our journey home.

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          1 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          East Lancashire Railway

·          Admission Hoghton Tower.

 

HALLMARK PRESTON LEYLAND HOTEL

An ideal base for our short break and the hotel has many unique touches, such as art work by local artists and the modern Four Seasons restaurant has a great atmosphere.  Hotel facilities include leisure club with indoor pool, all bedrooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

DAY ONE

From your local selected pick-up point, join your tour coach and travel north to Rawtenstall where we will join the East Lancashire Railway and enjoy a ride along the Irwell Valley through pleasant countryside to Bury. Later we continue to our hotel arriving late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

After breakfast we check out of our hotel and head for the countryside where we stop at Hoghton Tower, an ancient fortified, hilltop manor house which occupies a commanding position 650 feet above sea level. The Tower lies mid-way between Preston and Blackburn with magnificent views of Lancashire, the Lake District and North Wales. We have the morning here to explore and enjoy the halls, gardens and beautiful views before we depart for a scenic drive to Oswaldtwistle Mills shopping village and garden centre. This award winning former weaving mill has over 100 retailers under one roof, 5 restaurants, ice cream parlour, garden centre, mill grounds, craft & sewing centre. We enjoy a spot of browning and a bite to eat before continuing our journey home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

HALLMARK PRESTON LEYLAND HOTEL

An ideal base for our short break and the hotel has many unique touches, such as art work by local artists and the modern Four Seasons restaurant has a great atmosphere.  Hotel facilities include leisure club with indoor pool, all bedrooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

 

INCLUDED:

All coach travel

1 nights' accommodation, dinner & breakfast

East Lancashire Railway

Admission Hoghton Tower

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply.  Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Abergele, Tesco Bus Stop
Bangor Bangor Bus Stop Opposite Railway Station
Birkenhead Birkenhead, The Old Pump House
Buckley Buckley, Mold Road outside Town Council Buildings
Chester Chester, Delamere Street
Chester Services M56 Chester Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Connahs Quay Connahs Quay , Boat House Bus Stop CH5 4DD
Deeside, Deeside, Deeside Leisure Centre
Ellesmere Port Ellesmere Port, Library Civic Way
Flint Jones Motors Spar Garage, Chester Road, Flint, CH6 5DZ
Garden City Garden City , Amontola Restaurant
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park, Bus Stop
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan , Y Bont Bus Stop Aber Road
Mold Mold , Chester Street (near Bus Station)
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub
Penmaenmawr Penmaenmawr , Bangor Road (Spar/ Llys Clwyd)
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Prestatyn Prestatyn, Bus Station
Rhyl Rhyl , The Clock by the Sea Life Centre
Shotton Shotton, Ash Grove
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