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Lancashire's Best Bits

Lancashire's Best Bits

Spend a special 5 days in Lancashire

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Enjoy the gorgeous Lancashire countryside, its waterways and railway lines, as well as visits to great houses and halls and plenty of time for relaxation & enjoyment. We also include some added extras including lunch on our canal cruise, and cream tea.

Day 1

Following a collection from home we head to Preston and check into our hotel with time to relax and unpack before evening meal.


Day 2

We begin our day with a visit to Gawthorpe Hall Gardens. A seventeenth century house with a terraced garden and woodland garden with rhododendrons and azaleas. Later, we make our way to Riley Green Marina to board our narrow boat for a cruise along the Leeds Liverpool Canal. Our 3 hours round canal cruise passes through lovely countryside, where you can enjoy Lancashire's nature, wildlife and have a relaxing afternoon. During our cruise, we enjoy a taste of 'Lancashire Fare' with our two-course lunch on the light, airy & spacious boat where each table has a panoramic view of the canal.

B, D

Day 3

Today, we travel to Bury where we can browse the world famous Bury Market. Later on, we visit Bolton Steam Museum, a world-class visitor attraction displaying the largest collection of working mill engines in Europe. Afterwards, we return to our hotel where we enjoy Cream Tea and time to relax before dinner this evening.

B, D

Day 4

Today begins with a guided tour of the magnificent Samlesbury Hall, a half-timbered medieval house built in 1325 in the traditional black and white. Afterwards, we enjoy a scenic journey on our way to the famous Oswaldtwistle Mills shopping village. The iconic former weaving mill has over 100 retailers under one roof, as well as restaurants, ice cream parlour, craft centre, and even a Textile and Heritage Museum. We enjoy a glass of wine with dinner this evening.

B, D

Day 5

We depart after a leisurely breakfast and make our way home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included


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Name Address
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
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/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)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
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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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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