Coach Holidays & Short Breaks 2017 by Kevendys Travel

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chocolate railways the ribble valley ribble valley is the largest district in lancashire in terms of area the majority of which is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty here you will find velvet green valleys commanding fells and heather strewn moorland among the breath-taking scenery of picturesque countryside positioned in the ageless landscape of rural lancashire this area remains relatively unexplored at 300 square miles time appears to have bypassed this historic area immersed in rich heritage day 1 we depart our local area heading for the north west of england and our hotel in leyland on arrival we enjoy a welcome tea/coffee whilst our luggage is taken to our room day 2 this morning we enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque ribble valley towards gawthorpe hall affectionately known as the ‘downton of the north’ this elizabethan gem hosts an extraordinary textile collection showcasing intricate needlework lace and costume in addition to contemporary pieces the long gallery is home to portraits of society figures from the 17th century some of which are on loan from the national portrait gallery in london day 3 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 we make our way to the world 38 famous bury market which is perhaps best known for the traditional lancashire black pudding there is free time to explore and have lunch before we continue to the fred dibnah heritage centre the museum tells the story of this well-known engineer steeplejack and english eccentric day 4 our first stop this morning is a short ride from our hotel to the chocolate house in blackburn we enjoy a chocolate making demonstration along with a cup of tea or coffee and some samples of chocolate to tantalise our taste buds in the afternoon we visit historic samlesbury hall a fabulous half-timbered black and white medieval house built in 1325 as a family home we will enjoy a guided tour which brings the history to life and tells tales of intrigue and witchcraft through the centuries day 5 after breakfast we depart our hotel and head home we make suitable comfort stops along the journey back to essex 5 days • thursday 31st august £409 per person £15 per person per night single supplement price includes • choice of coach seats • door-to-door holiday service • executive coach with toilet and extra legroom throughout • free on board wi-fi • services of our tour escort throughout • welcome brunch and comfort pack on outward journey • complimentary tea/coffee • 4 nights half board accommodation • excursions as described hotel leyland hotel ★★★★ this modern hotel has many unique touches such as chaise longues and oversized chairs the public areas feature art work by local artists and the four seasons restaurant is modern with a great atmosphere all 93 bedrooms are traditional and well furnished with hairdryer tv and tea/coffee making facilities there is no lift but ground floor rooms are available visit us at or call 01268 763800