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Charming Tales of the North West

Charming Tales of the North West

This tour encompasses some of the most charming and fascinating attractions that the North West has to offer.

This tour encompasses some of the most charming and fascinating attractions that the North West has to offer.



This modern hotel is located just outside Leyland, near Preston. Facilities at the hotel include a bar, restaurant, indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym. All rooms are en suite and have TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There is no lift at this hotel, however some ground floor rooms may not be available*


LEIGHTON HALL & KIRKBY LONSDALE - This morning you visit Leighton Hall, the ancestral home of the world famous Gillow furniture family. This impressive hall is surrounded by beautiful gardens and rolling countryside. Your visit here today is enhanced by a guided tour. From here, you make a short visit to the pretty market town of Kirkby Lonsdale.


SKIPTON & CANAL CRUISE - Today you travel to Skipton, located at the southernmost edge of the Yorkshire Dales. Your visit here begins with a 1 hour canal cruise, followed by free time to explore the town at leisure.


SAMLESBURY HALL & BRINDLE DISTILLERY - Famous as being one of the most haunted locations in Britain, Samlesbury Hall has resident spirits including the legendary White Lady. Your guided tour here today will tell the story of the Samlesbury Witches, as well as the haunting of Lady Dorothy Southworth. From here, you continue on to Brindle Distillery, an award-winning distillery that creates mouth-watering gins using locally sourced ingredients. Your visit begins with an informal talk and is followed by a tour, then the chance to create your own blend of botanicals in a mini pot still!

Price includes:-

  • 4 nights en suite accommodation

  • Dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Tea/coffee on arrival

  • 1 night’s in-house entertainment at the hotel**

  • Excursions programme as detailed above

  • Guided tour of Leighton Hall & Samlesbury Hall

  • Visit to Brindle Gin Distillery with talk, tour & chance to create your own mini blend of botanicals

  • Skipton Canal cruise

  • Luxury coach travel throughout

  • Porterage



  • Single room supplement

  • Unless otherwise stated, admission prices into places of interest are not included.

  • Holiday insurance is not included, but is available at the time of booking


*Ground floor rooms are subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.

**Entertainment is subject to minimum numbers at the hotel.


Full Terms, Conditions & insurance details can be found on our website Alternatively, a copy can be obtained from one of our booking offices. Your attention is also drawn to the Bonded Coach Holiday Trading Charter that will apply to these coach package holidays.

Details of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 can be found at


NOTE: If your pick-up does not fall in our catchment area please give one of our offices a call on Lowestoft 01502 574669 or Leiston 01728 830414 so we can assist you further.


We offer a travel only option on this tour**. For more details please contact us.


**Subject to availability, supplements will apply. We cannot travel off-route from the tour itinerary. Travel only is to/from the hotel stated on the itinerary.

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

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

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Felixstowe Train Station Felixstowe Train Station
Hamilton Road, Felixstowe

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