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North West Nostalgia ft Manchester Ship Canal

North West Nostalgia ft Manchester Ship Canal

Go on a journey through time and enjoy the panoramic views as you cruise along the Manchester Ship Canal on this nostalgic short break. We also visit the spa town of Buxton and the classic resort of Southport.

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Go on a journey through time and enjoy the panoramic views as you cruise along the Manchester Ship Canal on this nostalgic short break. We also visit the spa town of Buxton and the classic resort of Southport.

 

Includes

Return coach travel

2 nights half board 

Manchester Ship Canal Cruise (with live commentary)

Visits to Buxton, Salford Quays & Southport

 

Please note this price includes our door-to-door, if you do not require this service please call 08456 66 55 44* to place your booking.

Day 1

After departure enjoy a scenic drive through the Peak District as we travel for a lunchtime visit to the spa town of Buxton. Here you can wander around the stunning ornamental gardens and Georgian and Victorian architecture, before we continue to our hotel.

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Day 2

Today we include a fascinating 5-6 hour cruise on the Manchester Ship Canal, on a captivating journey through time, passing through locks and under bridges mostly unchanged since they were built over 100 years ago, with live commentary from a Blue Badge Guide. Take in the panoramic views as you cruise from the mouth of the Mersey estuary to the historic Latchford Locks and back, giving you the opportunity to experience a round-trip in the same day, passing historic buildings, industrial landscape and beautiful countryside, surrounded by nature's beauty and tranquillity.

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Day 3

After breakfast we visit the charming seaside resort of Southport, often referred to as ' the floral capital of the North West' with its' scenic parks and botanical gardens, fabulous shopping and 22 miles of coastline with fabulous beaches and the country's oldest grade II listed iron pier standing for over 150 years, where a walk to the end rewards you with magnificent views and if you're lucky sightings of some of the array of wildlife it attracts. We begin our homeward journey mid-afternoon.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Holiday Inn Warrington ***

 

 

The well appointed and modern rooms feature a flat-screen LCD TV and tea coffee making facilities.

 

Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Lift

  • Wi-Fi

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Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
Lay-by opp flying Horse Bus Lay by, outside the Flying Horse,
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Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
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Toton Lane Tram Stop Toton Lane Tram Stop Park and Ride
Toton Lane Tram Stop, NG9 7JA

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