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Lancashire & Yorkshire Railways

Lancashire & Yorkshire Railways

For those who yearn for an era of leisurely pace, of times gone by, dramatic, romantic landscapes broken by the familiar sound of a steam train making its way through a backdrop of rolling countryside, this NEW tour is not to be missed.

Holiday Highlights

 

  • 4 nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Home Link included

  • Visit to Settle  and Carlisle Railway 

  • Trip to Bolton Abbey station for a steam journey to Embasy

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Thursday

We depart and make our way to West
Yorkshire, arriving late afternoon at our hotel for
the next 4 nights with dinner, bed and breakfast
with tea/coffee and biscuits served on arrival.

Friday

We visit the market town of Settle and
then ride on the Settle and Carlisle Railway.
Later we go to Garsdale stopping at Dent the
highest mainline station in England. We re-join
the coach for Hawes and later we go to the
Yorkshire Dales National Park and then on to
Grassington.

Saturday

Foulridge is our first stop and we join
the ‘Marton Emperor’ for a relaxing cruise along
the Leeds/Liverpool Canal. Skipton is next before
visiting Bolton Abbey with its ruined Priory and
later we go to Bolton Abbey station for the
steam train journey to Embsay

Sunday

We go to Rawtenstall to join the famous East Lancashire Railway and travel along the
Irwell Valley taking us to Bury re- joining our
coach to Clayton West and a return trip on the
Kirklees Light Railway.

Monday

After breakfast we leave and head for
home.

Your hotel

 

Mercure Bradford Bankfield

 

Arriving is part of the experience at Mercure Bradford Bankfield,

 an impressive Gothic mansion located in private grounds and the

hotel retains the atmosphere of a private residence with views over

the Aire Valley. All rooms are en suite, and have TV, telephone,

hairdryer 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.

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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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