Britain’s Capital Of Fun

Resort - Blackpool

Overview

Few resorts anywhere in the world can rival the popularity of Blackpool - Britain's Capital of Fun! The world famous Tower, three piers, miles of golden sands, the spectacular Pleasure Beach with its breathtaking "white knuckle" rides, horse drawn carriages, a Sealife Centre, Madame Tussaud’s Waxworks, a Zoo Park, an Art Gallery - Blackpool has them all. But save some of your energy for the evening and sample the terrific summer shows, lively bars and pubs, for it is at night that Blackpool really stands out as the most exciting of all Britain's resorts. For a complete contrast to the sheer energy of Blackpool, the excursions included in our itineraries takes us to some of the most serene scenery in Britain including the Ribble Valley and the Lake District.

Prices from

£169 per person

Supplements may apply

Tour code: 5305NE

Tour: Britain’s Capital Of Fun

Resort: Blackpool

Days: 5

Date Travelling: 01 April 2019

Travelling by: Coach

Hotel: Queens Hotel - Blackpool

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Outward Travel

Day 2 - Ribble Valley & Oswaldtwistle Mills

  • Take a guided tour through the Ribble Valley and visit Clitheroe, Chatburn and Downham (guided tour included in tour cost).
  • Hear tales of the infamous 17th Century trial and execution of the Pendle Witches and learn about the Sabden Treacle Mines.
  • Visit Oswaldtwistle Mills shopping village and return by the ‘Nick of Pendle’ road to Blackpool.

Day 3 - Day at Leisure

  • Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area.
  • Don't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.

Day 4 - Southport

  • Delightful parks, a fabulous Marine Lake and one of the longest piers in Britain make Southport a perfect resort town.
  • Wide unspoiled beaches and splendid sand hills constitute one of the most important areas for nature conservation in the UK.
  • Lord Street, with its beautiful cast iron canopies and wide pavements, is home to delightful cafés and many restaurants.

Day 5 - Return Travel

Clients are permitted to remain on the coach only when the driver is present. Excursion days may be altered to suit circumstances which arise or to take advantage of forecast changes in the weather, local events or drivers’ hours regulations. If it is important you visit somewhere on a specific day, please check in advance with your driver. The itinerary is designed to be a guide to the places encompassed by the tour, and the mention of certain towns or attractions does not necessarily imply that a stop will be made at the town or point of interest, unless specifically indicated in the itinerary or holiday brochure. All details contained in this itinerary were correct at the time of writing however changes may have occurred since printing. Every effort is made to rectify any errors as and when they come to our attention.

Queens Hotel - Blackpool

Ideally situated on South Promenade between Central and South Piers, the Queens is one of Blackpool’s larger hotels. It overlooks the Irish Sea and is only a ten minute walk from the famous Pleasure Beach.

Contact Details

Queens Hotel
South Promenade

Tel No: 01253 336980

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