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Scenic Lancashire by Sail & Rail

Scenic Lancashire by Sail & Rail

Enjoy discovering lovely Lancashire by steam train and narrow boat on one of our favourite packaged holidays!

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At a Glance

Guided tour of Samlesbury Hall

Cancal boat cruise with lunch

East Lancashire Railway

Gawthorpe Hall

 

*Bury Market is open every Saturday, correct at time of brochure print.

 

G&K Shared Tour

We have been working behind the scenes with Galloway to be able to offer you an even wider range of UK and Continental Holidays, this enables us to offer you more choice and some exciting NEW destinations. As these Holidays will be offered by both companies, we encourage you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Day 1

Travel to Lancashire making suitable comfort stops along the way. Spend time in historic Leicester for lunch to be purchased.

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Day 2

This morning, we enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque Ribble Valley stopping on route at the Oswaldtwistle Mills shopping village and garden centre. This award-winning former weaving mill has over 100 retailers under one roof, 5 restaurants, an ice cream parlour, garden centre, mill grounds, craft and sewing centre, Textile and Heritage Museum and even its own wildfowl reserve. We enjoy a spot of browsing and lunch before continuing our way to Gawthorpe Hall, affectionately known as the 'Downton of the North'. The modest Hall houses the North West's largest collection of portraits on loan from the National Portrait Gallery as well as The Gawthorpe Textiles Collection, a wonderful collection of intricate lace, embroidery and needlework amassed by Miss Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth.

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Day 3

Today, we travel to Rawtenstall where we step back in time for a nostalgic trip on a steam train along the East Lancashire Railway. Our journey takes us through the beautiful Lancashire countryside to the market town of Bury, where we can purchase lunch and browse the world famous Bury Market*. No visit to Bury is complete without sampling their famous and best Bury Black Puddings - one of the country's finest delicacies!

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Day 4

We begin our day with a guided tour of Samlesbury Hall, a fabulous half-timbered black and white medieval house built in 1325 as a family home, before making our way to Riley Green Marina to embark upon a narrow boat cruise along the Leeds Liverpool Canal. During our 3-hour cruise, we enjoy a two-course lunch on our spacious, accessible boat, with each table offering panoramic views of the canal.

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Day 5

Return to home area with a stop at the National Memorial Arboretum, Stafford, for lunch to be purchased.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included, L=Lunch Included

BEST WESTERN SIGNATURE;HOTEL PRESTON LEYLAND ****

This excellent hotel has many unique touches such as chaise-longues and over-sized chairs. The bar and lounge areas offer ample, cosy seating whilst the restaurant is modern with lots of natural light. Free leisure facilities include a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

Please Note: There is no lift, but ground floor rooms are available (subject to availability).

 

En-suite, Ground floor rooms, Restaurant, Bar, Pool, Wi-Fi, Hairdryer, Telephone, TV, Tea/coffee

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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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