New Year in Lancashire & the Lake District

New Year in Lancashire & the Lake District

Join us as we welcome in 2018 within the luxury of Preston’s premier and highest graded hotel.

The highlight of this tour will be a Gala Dinner on New Year’s Eve with a Glass of Bubbly at Midnight. We also include excursions to Bygone Times in Chorley, the Lake District and delightful Skipton.


Tour highlights

  • Bygone Times, Chorley

  • Bowness

  • Skipton


This Sapphire Star holiday includes our door-to-door collection service.

Day 1

Morning collection from home for the drive north to Lancashire, for a late afternoon arrival at our hotel. A welcome cup of tea or coffee will served followed by time to relax and settle in before evening meal is served.


Day 2: New Years Eve

We begin with a visit to Bygone Times, in Chorley. This is a unique experience with enjoyment for historians of all ages, with antiques, collectables, memorabilia from yesteryear and much more. From here we return to our hotel for a Buffet Lunch. There is time for a stroll before tea and cake at the hotel, then relax before tonight’s Gala Dinner and entertainment with a Glass of Bubbly at Midnight to welcome the New Year.

B, D

Day 3: New Years Day

Enjoy a lazy breakfast before we take a leisurely ride into the Lake District stopping in Bowness, delightfully located on the shores of Lake Windermere. After some free time, we continue over the rugged Kirkstone Pass and along the shores of Ullswater before returning to our hotel late afternoon. This evening, dinner will be followed by entertainment.

B, D

Day 4

We depart our hotel after breakfast and drive to the attractive Yorkshire town of Skipton, known as ‘Gateway to the Dales’. Departing early afternoon, we retrace our journey back to East Anglia, arriving early to mid evening where our door to door service will be waiting to return you to your home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Best Western Premier Hotel, Leyland


The 4 star Best Western Premier Leyland Hotel offers an ideal base for our Lancashire tour. A flagship hotel of the Feathers Group, 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 swimming pool. All bedrooms are en suite and include television, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.


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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.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Beacon Hill Services Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Harleston Duke William Harleston Duke William Public House
Ipswich Village Car Park Ipswich, Village Car Park, West End Road,
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, Junction Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
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