SOUTHPORTS SEASIDE SPLENDOUR
12th – 16th March 2018
5 Days / 4 nights
Full Board & Free Bar Package*
£349.00 Double or Twin
Southport boasts the oldest surviving iron pier in the country, and the second longest! Discover all this classic Victorian seaside town has to offer from the Best Western Royal Clifton Hotel. The hotel offers great value and being situated so close to Liverpool and Blackpool, there are any number of excellent day excursions to choose from.
The 3 star Royal Clifton hotel occupies a great location on Southport’s promenade, offering panoramic views across the North West coastline, yet is still only a few minutes’ walk from the heart of Southport. The hotel consists of 111 tastefully furnished bedrooms and each offers TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel boasts a spacious lounge area and complimentary indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym.
• 4 Nights - Full Board Basis (packed lunch or cooked lunch depending on the itinerary)
• *Free bar between 18.00 – 21.00 hrs each night, selected drinks
• Porterage & Welcome tea/coffee on arrival
• Choice of menu with Tea/coffee after dinner
• In-house activity such as quiz or bingo on 2 nights
• Excursions include Chester, Shrewsbury, Blackpool, Crosby Beach & Liverpool
• 2 hour Blue Badge Guided coach Tour in Liverpool - “The City Tour & The Beatles”
• Services of a Footsteps Tour Manager
• Executive Coach Travel from Northampton
A non refeundable deposit of £50.00 per person required on booking, with the balance due 10 weeks before travel
5 DAYS & 4 NIGHTS HALF BOARD AT THE 4* HILTON TEMPLEPATRICK HOTEL
** This is an amended trip to the one advertised in the 2017 brochure **
4 star hotel located on the private Castle Upton estate near Templepatrick.
Hotel facilities: two restaurants; two bars; golf course; indoor swimming pool; sauna; steam room; gym & tennis courts.
Room facilities: en-suite bathroom; TV; hairdryer; tea & coffee making facilities.
Rough itinerary for guidelines.
Take the ferry from Holyhead to Dublin. Once you arrive at the Irish ferry port, make the journey on your coach to our Belfast based hotel. The drive from Dublin port to Belfast is approx 1 hour 40 minutes. Arrive at your hotel in time for dinner.
Titanic Belfast and sightseeing.
After breakfast, you have a full day to explore Belfast. Over one hundred years on from the launch of the world’s most famous ship, you could experience the amazing Titanic story in the city of her birth – Belfast. Experience a thrilling ride through Titanic’s construction in the shipyards, re-live the drama of her sinking and visit her wreck on the ocean floor all during your time at the Titanic Belfast Centre. As an additional attraction, visit the nearby shipyard and pump house where Titanic was built. In the afternoon, we highly recommend a visit to Crumlin Road Gaol. Here you will enjoy an educational guided tour of the Gaol which housed well known IRA members among other criminals from 1845, right up until the gates were closed one final time as a working prison in 1996. After a fun day, return to your hotel for dinner.
City of Derry or Belfast.
After an enjoyable Irish breakfast, why not visit the enchanting city of Derry and learn the fascinating history behind the 2013 UK City of Culture. First we embark on the most informative attraction in Derry – The Walking Tour. The specialised local tour leader will take you on an educational and emotional journey above and beyond Derry’s historical City walls to get a real insight into this fascinating City. After the tour, visit the enthralling Museum of Free Derry, an archive focusing on the civil rights era of the 1960s and the Free Derry/early troubles era of the 1970s. Afterwards spend free time within this historical City. Be sure to visit Guild Hall; home to the City Council’s chamber and Mayor’s Parlour. You could even wander over the Peace Bridge, Derry’s bridge built over the River Foyle to unite the City. If you would prefer to stay closer to the hotel there are plenty of other highlights to see in Belfast City including City Hall, St. George’s Market, St. Anne’s Cathedral, the Botanic Gardens and the Crown Liquor Saloon, a splendid gin palace and famous landmark – the perfect stop for a refreshment! After an enjoyable day return to your hotel for dinner.
Giants Causeway, Portrush and Bushmills Distillery.
After an Irish breakfast, take the behind the scenes tour of the world famous Bushmill’s Distillery and even have a taste of one of the various types of Bushmill’s. Afterwards, travel along the coast to the picturesque harbour town of Portrush. Take a stroll along the harbour and maybe even enjoy a fresh seaside fish and chip lunch! In the afternoon, on your way back to Belfast, take in the beautiful scenery en route to the Giants Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the 40,000 interlocking hexagonal columns, standing up to 12 metres high. Learn the exciting tale of Finn McCool and discover the on-site exhibition centre. Return to your hotel for dinner.
After a hearty Irish breakfast sadly we say goodbye to Belfast and cross the Irish Sea via Dublin to Holyhead.
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Price includes 4 nights Half Board at the Hilton TemplePatrick Hotel, all coach transport from Northampton & ferry crossings.
We have added an excursion bundle on as an additional extra, in case you'd prefer to do your own thing. All admission and coach transfers are included in the excursions bundle.
EXCURSIONS BUNDLE - £50.00 PER PERSON
Includes the following
6th Apr - Admission to the Titanic Belfast
6th Apr - Admission to Crumlin Road Gaol
7th Apr - A Guided walking tour of Derry
8th Apr - Admission to Old Bushmills Distillery Co. Ltd
8th Apr - Giant's Causeway
Pricing per person,
Double with excursions - £499.00
Twin - £449.00
Twin with excursions - £499.00
Non refundable deposit of £50.00 per person. Balance due 10 weeks prior to departure.
LIVERPOOL - TERRACOTTA WARRIORS. Staying at the 4* Pullman Hotel.
Enjoy a weekend summer break in the vibrant city of Liverpool.
The 4* Pullman Hotel is located at Kings Dock on Liverpool's world famous waterfront
just a 5 minute walk from Albert Dock.
Each en suite room features complimentary wi-fi, Sky & BT Sports,
with views across the Mersey.
With a warm welcome guaranteed, embrace a weekend experiencing sights and
the famous landmarks of this captivating city.
Enjoy a unique opportunity to see the extraordinary Terracotta Warriors which return to the UK in 2018. The exhibition, staged at Liverpool’s World Museum, will be the first time in more than thirty years that these spectacular warriors from the tomb of China’s First Emperor, will be brought to a museum in the UK outside London.
Optional 2-hour tour included with a local Scouser blue badge guide.
On board the coach, he will take us around this historic city and out to
the famous Beatles Landmarks.
* Entry to World Museum and the Terracotta Army experience
* 2 hours blue badge guided tour of Liverpool & The Beatles story
* 2 nights half board
* Footsteps Tour Manager
* Return Coach Travel
Book today to secure your place with a non-refundable deposit of £50.00 p/p,
with the balance due 10 weeks prior to departure
13th – 16th JULY 2018
4 Days / 3 nights
£399.00 Double or Twin / £522 Single
Our exciting new packaged tour is based at the Cumbria Grand hotel, which is set in a fabulous location overlooking Morecambe Bay. Based here, we will enjoy nostalgic journeys through spectacular scenery on lovingly restored and maintained heritage railways, a cruise on Lake Windermere and afternoon tea at a very welcoming stately home.
A long, sweeping drive leads to the large Victorian building of the Cumbria Grand Hotel. Set in 20 acres of private gardens and woodlands overlooking Morecambe Bay, the hotel is in a fabulous location just 15 minutes' walk from Grange over Sands. All 124 bedrooms are furnished in an elegant, traditional style and all contain a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The huge restaurant features high ceilings and fabulous views and there is a large bar/lounge area furnished in an elegant, traditional style, with plenty of seating for groups. Leisure facilities include a tennis court, putting green, woodland fitness walk, snooker, pool and table tennis tables and a dart board.
• 3 nights Half Board staying at the Cumbria Grand Hotel
• Porterage & Welcome tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival
• Choice of menu, carvery style evening meal with tea/coffee after dinner
• Live musical entertainment on 2 nights
• Rail journeys Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway & Ravenglass to Dalegarth
• Entrance to Muncaster Castle & Gardens
• Guided tour & afternoon tea Leighton Hall
• Single rail journey Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway – Haverthwaite to Lakeside. Single journey Lake Windermere Cruise – Lakeside to Bowness
• Services of a Footsteps Tour Manager
• Executive Coach Travel from Northampton.
£50.00 non refundable deposit required with the balance due 10 weeks prior
BEMBRIDGE COAST HOTEL WARNERS ISLE OF WIGHT
60s THEMED WEEKEND
FRIDAY 7TH – MONDAY 10TH SEPT 2018
4 days / 3 nights Half Board & full entertainment programme
£349 p/p Standard room / £379 p/p Signature room
£349 Mews Chalets for Single occupancy – No supplement
Warner Leisure Hotels are exclusively for adults, so you’ll find it easy to relax, with a wide range of leisure and activity programmes by day as well as superb entertainment each evening.
60’s style themed with 5 fabulous acts across the weekend
Few hotels on the Isle of Wight offer a finer setting, with a wonderful beach and stunning views of the Solent than Bembridge Coast Hotel. It combines comfort and a relaxed atmosphere with a wide range of activities.
We have a selection of standard and signature rooms as well as Mews Chalets for those requiring a single room at no extra supplement. Those in twin/double can request to upgrade to room with a patio (£15 per room per stay) or sea view room (£15 per room per stay) or both (£30 per room per stay)
During the day there are activities, sports and leisure facilities onsite and find some time to appreciate the wonderful location and facilites of first class hotel.
Isle of Wight Steam Railway Half day tour heading back in time when everyone travelled by steam train. Beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages will take you on a journey through the unspoilt countryside. Cost £10.00 per person.
Needles & Godshill Godshill is a picture postcard village with pretty thatched cottages picturesque shops and charming little cafes and pubs. Here you will find Godshill model village with a scaled down replica of the village. Needles - The Islands most famous landmark attraction offering stunning views it is a destination not to be missed. Be sure to ride the spectacular chairlift to the beach and the sand cliffs
All of the following are included in price of your holiday at Bembridge Coast Hotel:
Great tasting breakfasts and three-course evening meals served in the restaurant
*In-house entertainment & activities programme throughout your stay
*Services of a Footsteps Tour Manager
Executive Coach Travel from Northampton.
Non-Refundable Deposit of £50 and balance due 12 weeks prior to departure.