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Lancashire Delights & the Chocolate House

Lancashire Delights & the Chocolate House

On this lovely new tour we offer a delightful hotel and a superb selection of visits and attractions, with a train ride, boat trip and chocolate making.

Holiday Highlights


Excursions to :-

• ‘Pendle Witches Country’

• Marton Emperor Canal Cruise

• Forest of Bowland

• Oswaldtwistle Mills

• The Chocolate House

• Rochdale Pioneers Co-op Museum

• Bury Market

• East Lancashire Railway


We depart and make our way to
Lancashire and our hotel for the next 4 nights
with dinner, bed and breakfast, with tea/coffee
and biscuits served on arrival.


This morning we leave and ride around Pendle Hill, haunt of
the notirious Pendle Withes of long ago, and head for the
village of Foulridge, near Colne, where we join the Marton Emperor for a
relaxing canal cruise through delightful scenery. Afterwards we make our way through the
Forest of Bowland to Slaidburn and Clitheroe.
We take a break here and have time for lunch
and, today being market day we have the chance
to browse around the stalls and find a bargain.


Our first visit today is to famous
‘Ossie Mills’ at Oswaldtwistle – a unique
and vast complex with a variety of shops,
restaurants and much more. This afternoon
we visit the historic Samlesbury Hall a
fabulous half-timbered black and white
medieval house built in 1325 as a family
house. A guided tour brings history to life and
tells tales of intrigue and witchcraft through
the centuries.


Today we make our way to Rochdale
where in 1844 the Rochdale Pioneers started
the Co-op movement, still of course going
strong today. We visit the museum in Toad Lane
and discover how the movement grew over the
years. Later we then visit Bury where we have
time to visit the Famous Bury Market, the
largest in the North of England, before we join
the afternoon train on the East Lancashire
Railway for a ride along the Irwell Valley to


After breakfast we leave and begin our
journey home

Your Hotel


The Foxfields Country Hotel


The Foxfields Country Hotel and Suites is situated near the

village of Billington. Leisure Club facilities include heated indoor

swimming pool, sauna and gym. All bedrooms are luxurious fully

equipped suites, all en suite with interactive TV with movies and

tea/coffee making facilities.


The hotel does not have 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
Outside Rivo Lounge or Megabet.
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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