Added to time enjoyed exploring the contrasting cities of Chester and Liverpool, we visit the magnificent house and gardens of Tatton Park.
Day 1 After collection from your home by taxi, we make our way northwards to our hotel in Chester, with suitable refreshment stops along the way. Enjoy a drink before dinner for a chance to get to know your fellow guests.
Day 2 A day in Liverpool begins with a driven guided tour to give you an insight into the history of this incredible city. We then have free time at Albert Dock close to the Liver Building and on the shores of the Mersey. We complete our Liverpool experience with a journey on the iconic Mersey Ferry, before returning to our hotel.
Day 3 Today is a free day to enjoy Chester, where you could explore the almost complete city walls, stroll along the famous ‘Rows’ or visit the Zoo (entrance not included).
Day 4 Our morning takes us to the magnificent Tatton Park, a stunning historic estate set over 1000 acres of Cheshire parkland, with classical mansion, 50 acres of gardens, including Japanese, walled and formal. Back at our hotel, we enjoy a cream tea, and in the evening, a glass of wine with dinner.
Day 5 Departing after breakfast, we travel south with a stop in Stratfordupon-Avon for lunch and sightseeing. We reach the local area early evening.
Originally opened in 1860, our four-star hotel retains its Victorian grandeur while offering all the modern comforts you would expect. Charles Dickens and Lillie Langtree were regular guests and you can imagine them relaxing here when you see the vaulted ceilings, spectacular staircases, and regal public areas of this stately building. The hotel also has treatment rooms at the Secret Sanctuary. Bedrooms have TV, telephone, WiFi, hairdryer and hospitality tray. The hotel has a lift.