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Best Bits of Lancashire

Best Bits of Lancashire

Enjoy the gorgeous Lancashire countryside, its waterways and railway lines, with visits to great houses and plenty of time for relaxation.

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At a glance:

  • Samlesbury Hall

  • Gawthorpe Hall Gardens

  • East Lancashire Railway

  • Leeds Liverpool canal cruise

  • Bury Market

  • Oswaldtwistle Mills

  • 1 lunch

  • 1 cream tea

  • Home pick up

Day 1

Following collection from home depart East Anglia and travel to Preston and the Hallmark Preston Leyland Hotel for the four night stay with dinner, bed and breakfast and a glass of wine with dinner tonight.


Day 2

Visit Gawthorpe Hall Gardens, a 17th Century house with a terraced garden and woodland garden with rhododendrons and azaleas. Later, travel to Riley Green Marina to board a narrow boat for a cruise along the Leeds Liverpool Canal, passing through Lancashire's wildlife while enjoying a two course lunch.

B, D

Day 3

Travel to Bury to browse the world famous Bury Market before taking a nostalgic steam train ride along the East Lancashire Railway through the beautiful Lancashire countryside to Rawtenstall. Later enjoy an afternoon cream tea at the hotel.

B, D

Day 4

Enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Samlesbury Hall, a half-timbered, black and white, medieval house built in 1325. Later, journey along a scenic route to Oswaldtwistle Mills shopping village, an iconic, former weaving mill with over 100 retailers, craft centre and Textile and Heritage Museum all under one roof.

B, D

Day 5

Travel back to East Anglia where the door to door collection service will be waiting to return you home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Hallmark Preston Leyland Hotel


Stay at the Hallmark Preston Leyland Hotel located at the heart of the north west of England and on the southern edge of the Lake District.


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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
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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