A gorgeous early tour taking in Blackpool, Holker Hall, Pendle Witch Country and a great drinks package* guaranteed to warm the March evenings.
Day 1 Leaving the local area early in the morning, we travel north to Blackpool making suitable refreshment stops along the way. We are greeted with tea and cake and time to relax before dinner.
Day 2 A free day to explore Blackpool. Alternatively, you could join your driver for a half-day excursion along the coast to Fleetwood to visit the famous market in Adelaide Street. This afternoon there is a short heritage tour and talk about our hotel.
Day 3 We travel to Clitheroe to meet Simon Entwistle, our excellent local guide for a tour of the Ribble Valley and an insight into the fascinating history of Pendle Witch Country.
Day 4 We travel north to Grange-over-Sands to visit Holker Hall, a magnificent Victorian mansion, filled with fine displays of antique furniture and art. Explore at leisure and enjoy a soup and sandwich lunch. We have views across Morecambe Bay before returning to our hotel.
Day 5 Departing after breakfast, we head south and arrive in the local area late afternoon to meet our taxis.
This grand 19th century hotel is situated on the North Promenade, and recalls Blackpool’s glamourous Victorian heyday with all the comforts of modern life. Leisure facilities include swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym. All bedrooms have TV, telephone, WiFi, hairdryer and hospitality tray. The hotel has a lift.