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Gold BBC Media City, Great Houses & Cities

Gold BBC Media City, Great Houses & Cities

On this NEW holiday we enjoy a combination of great historic houses and the cosmopolitan cities of Liverpool and Manchester as well as a guided tour around the Salford quays and Media City.

• 4 nights with dinner, bed & breakfast

• Home Pick-Up Included


We depart and make our way to Wigan
and our hotel for the next 4 nights with dinner,
bed & breakfast.


This morning we make our way to the
seaside town of Southport where you will have
plenty of time to explore the town before
heading to Rufford Old Hall; a fine Tudor
building and the home for stories of romance,
wealth and 500 years of Hesketh family history.


This morning we head south to
Salford Quays where we enjoy a tour of the BBC
studios at Media City and walk in the footsteps
of your favourite celebrities. We can take a
glimpse behind the scenes of some of your most
popular programmes which are produced here
and tour producers give a lively insight into the
level or work needed to get them from script to
screen. This afternoon we head into the city of
Manchester for free time.


Today we enjoy the morning in
Liverpool with free time to explore this historic
city. Later in the afternoon we head to Speke
Hall; a Tudor half-timbered house with rich
interiors and fine gardens.


After breakfast we depart for home.

The Mercure Wigan Oak Hotel


The Mercure Wigan Oak Hotel is a modern and

stylish property situated in the centre of Wigan.

It is an ideal base for our short break. All

bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone and

tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.

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
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gloucester Sainsburys Gloucester Sainsburys Layby, Barnett Way, Barnwood
GL4 3RT South East bound Bus Stop
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Michael Wood Services Michael Wood Services - Outward - Northbound side
Return - Southbound side
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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