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Heritage Highlights of Derbyshire & Staffordshire

Heritage Highlights of Derbyshire & Staffordshire

This lovely holiday covers a wide range of attractions in the beautiful counties of Derbyshire and Staffordshire.

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Featuring Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, Midland Railway and Biddulph Grange Garden.


At a glance:

  • Shugborough Estate
  • Biddulph Grange Garden

  • Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

  • Midland Railway Butterley

  • Churnet Valley Railway

  • Home pick up

Day 1

Following collection from home, travel to Derby and the Hallmark Mickleover Court Hotel for the four night stay with dinner, bed and breakfast with tea, coffee and biscuits served on arrival.


Day 2

Drive south to the City of Lichfield, the stunning cathedral is set in a remarkable and serene close. Over 800 years old, the building is the third on the site and is well worth a visit. Continue to the stunning Shugborough Estate, former home of the late Lord Patrick Lichfield. Set on the banks of the River Sow, the magnificent 17th Century mansion house offers has much to offer.

B, D

Day 3

Head north to Duffield to board the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway for a ride through the Derbyshire countryside to Wirksworth. Travel on by coach to Matlock with free time to purchase lunch. Later, enjoy another train ride, this time at the Midland Railway in Butterley, bringing back memories of the old LMS - the London Midland & Scottish Railway.

B, D

Day 4

Explore the National Trust owned Biddulph Grange Garden, one of Britain's most unusual gardens with upside down trees, formal Italian Garden, Egyptian Court and tranquil Chinese garden. Later, board the Churnet Valley Railway at Froghall and enjoy a round trip on the line through Staffordshire's hidden valley.

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 Mickleover Court Hotel, Derby


The modern, contemporary Hallmark Mickleover Court Hotel located close to the Peak District, is the perfect base to explore, complete with a wide range of 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
Bury St.Edmunds, Tesco Bury St Edmunds, Tesco Bus Stop, Compiegne Way
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,
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