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Lancashire & Ribble Valley Lancashire & Ribble Valley

Lancashire & Ribble Valley

Thursday 17th to Monday 21st September 2020 - Discover the landscapes, history and stories of lovely Lancashire & the beautiful Ribble Valley - a desginated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Prices from £399pp

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Step into another era as we explore the landscape, history and stories of lovely Lancashire and the Ribble Valley, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.   Enjoy your very own 'Brief Encounter' moment when we visit the Refreshment Room at Carnforth Station - the location where this timeless love story began.   Visit Samlesbury Hall, a fabulous half-timbered black and white house built in 1325, now a museum and gallery.   The Hall's resident spirits include the legendary White Lady, Dorothy Southworth, who died of a broken heart and is said to be seen within the hall grounds.   Enjoy a peaceful cruise along the Lancashire Canal with constantly changing view of pretty villages and historic towns.   What better way to enjoy the stunning Lancashire countryside.


Hallmark Hotel, Preston Leyland ****

This modern decor Hallmark Hotel offers guests relaxing surroundings with a large indoor swimming pool, spa bath, sauna and steam room.   The Four Seasons Restaurant serves fresh homemade food made from local ingredients.


Holiday includes:

· 4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast

· Full day tour of the Ribble Valley, inc lunch

· Cruise on Lancashire Canal
· Visit to Carnforth Station

· Full day tour of ‘Pendle Witches’ country

· Entrance to Salmesbury Hall
· Coach travel by Tally Ho Coaches

· Accompanied by our Tour Manager


£399 per person based on two sharing twin/double room.

Single supplement £82


Your nearest pick-up point.

Thursday 17 Sept

We travel to our hotel near Preston, this hotel is surrounded by lovely farmland and hill country.


Friday 18 Sept

This morning we enjoy a relaxing cruise on the beautiful Lancashire Canal. Once through the city centre the boat cruises through the suburban outskirts and onto the North Lancashire countryside before arriving at the 100 foot structure that is the Lune Aqueduct. Subject to weather conditions we may alight and take in the views from the top of the Aqueduct. In the afternoon we travel to Carnforth Station Heritage Centre and the Brief Encounter Refreshment Room which has been restored to its 1940s splendour, just as it was in the film.

D, L, FE

Saturday 19 Sept

Departing the hotel today for a full day guided tour of the Ribble Valley to include, time allowing, stops at no less than 6 Inns! (time permitting). Hear stories of textile rioting and ghostly sightings in Clitheroe and unsolved murders in Bashall Eaves. See the law courts upstairs in the famous 1693 Hark to Bounty Inn before an included lunch at the Calf's Head, Worston. On then to visit the Sun Inn at Chipping; Lancashire's most haunted public house, before stopping in Whalley en-route back to the hotel.


Sunday 20 Sept

Today's excursion explores 'Pendle Witches' country with a local guide. Learn about the local women who were branded as witches and put on trial in the 15th century. Afterwards, visit Samlesbury Hall, a beautiful half-timbered medieval house with a turbulent and dramatic history and now one of the most haunted locations in Britain.


Monday 21 Sept

After a full English breakfast, we return home to Devon.


D=Dinner, L=Lunch, FE=Full English Breakfast

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
Brixham Brixham - Bank lane opposite Baptist Church
Buckfastleigh Lay by on old Buckfastleigh - Ashburton Rd
Nr Furzeleigh Mill
Dartmouth Dartmouth Marks & Spencer
Exeter Exeter Motorway Services
Ivybridge Ivybridge Town Hall opp Garage
Kingsbridge Quay Kingsbridge Quay
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot opp Railway Station
Others Other pick up points are available
Paignton Paignton Great Western Road Car Park by Library
Plympton Plympton St Marys opp Church
Plymstock Plymstock Elburton bus stop opp Elburton Hotel
Torquay Torquay coach bay outside Princess Theatre
Totnes 7 Stars 2 Totnes 7 Stars opp. Morrisons

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Tally Ho Coaches Ltd

Station Yard Industrial Estate
Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1ES