Pennine River & Rail

Pennine River & Rail

On this holiday you can explore both sides of the Yorkshire-Lancashire border.

On this holiday you can explore both sides of the Yorkshire-Lancashire border with a rail journey along part of a famous route and an enjoyable trip on a traditional canal barge as wonderful scenery passes you by.

Day 1

We depart from your joining point and make our way to Lancashire and our hotel arriving in time to settle in before our evening meal.

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Day 2

After breakfast we travel to the historic town of Settle for a single journey on the Settle to Carlisle railway to Kirby Stephen which is considered by many to be one of the most scenic rail journeys in the country with its winding route through moorland scenery. We re-join the coach and stop off at the popular Oswaldtwistle Mills Shopping village.

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Day 3

Today we travel into Yorkshire to the town of Skipton for its popular Wednesday market where you can barter with the Stall holders. In the afternoon we take to the water for a historic canal barge trip along the Leeds-Liverpool Canal with Skipton Boats.

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Day 4

After breakfast we travel this morning to the market town of Clitheroe situated in the Ribble Valley before moving onto the village of Haworth, popular for its close ties with the Bronte Sisters.

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Day 5

After breakfast we say farewell to our hotel and travel home with a break en-route.

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B=Breakfast Included, D =Dinner Included

Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel, Near Blackburn

This historic four star hotel offers a peaceful setting and blends the grandeur of a 700 year old building with modern facilities. The hotel’s facilities include a swimming pool and sauna, along with a bar and restaurant. Its bedrooms are ensuite with hairdryer, television and tea/coffee making facilities with the majority of rooms served by a lift.

 

Price Includes:

 

  • Four nights hotel accommodation.

  • Meals on a half board basis.

  • Excursions included.

  • One evening of entertainment.

  • Services of our coach and driver.

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
Abergavenny Bus Station, Abergavenny
(Gorsaf Bws, Y Fenni)
Brecon Bus Exchange Stop 1, Brecon
(Cyfnewidfa,St 1, Aberhonddu)
Bromyard Bus Stop, Pump Street, Bromyard
Cheltenham Royal Well Bus Station, Cheltenham
Church Stretton Railway Station, A49 side, Church Stretton
Coleford Square, Bus Stop outside Angel Hotel, Coleford.
Craven Arms Tuffins Lay by Bus Stop, Craven Arms
Dudley Bus Stop, Outside Car Park, Flood Street, Dudley
Eardisley Tram Square, Eardisley
Evesham Bus Shelter, Merstow Green, Evesham, Worcs.
(Outside Evesham Working Mens Club WR11 4BS)
Gloucester Bus Stop, Lister Buildings, Market Parade,
Gloucester.
Great Malvern Barnards Green Clock Bus Shelter, Gt Malvern
Halesowen Bus Stop/Shelter, Outside Trinity Point, New road,
Halesowen, West Midlands
Hay on Wye Bus Stop, Oxford Road Car park, Hay on Wye
Hereford Bus Station Stand 1 or 2, Commercial Road Bus Station,
Hereford
Hereford Three Elms Bakers Lane, Off Three Elms Road, Hereford
Hereford Whitecross Whitecross Roundabout, Co-op Bus Stop, Hereford
Kidderminster Railway Stn. Forecourt, Comberton Hill
Kidderminster
Kington Bus Stop, Mill Street, Kington
Knighton Bus Station, Knighton
(Gorsaf Fysiau,Tref-y-clawdd)
Ledbury Market House, Ledbury
Ledbury Homend Tesco Bus Stop, Main Road, The Homend, Ledbury
Leintwardine Bus Stop, Lion Hotel, Leintwardine
Leominster Stand 2, Bus Station, Leominster
Llandrindod Wells Station Cresc (Outside Rail Stn) Llandrindod Wells
(Gorsaf Reilffordd, Llandrindod)
Ludlow Eco Park, Park & Ride Car Park Bus Stop, Ludlow
Malvern Link Bus Stop, Co-op Store, Malvern Link
Monmouth Chippenham Car Park,Coach Bay,Monmouth
Moreton On Lugg Bus Stop, Main Road, A49, Moreton On Lugg.
Newent Kings Arms Layby, Ross Rd, Newent, Gloucestershire
Pershore The Royal Arcade, Broad St, Pershore
Peterchurch Bus Stop, Lewis Way/Main Road Layby, Peterchurch
Pontrilas Old Coles Shop Bus Shelter, Pontrilas
Presteigne Recycling Centre, Presteigne, Powys
(Maes Parcio'r Man Ailgylchu, Llanandras)
Ross On Wye Stop 4, Cantilupe Road, Ross On Wye
Shrewsbury Crown Inn, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury.
Stourbridge Lay By, Bath Road, Near Crystal Leisure Centre
Stourbridge, DY8 1AE (New Pick Up Point for 2012)
Stourport-On-Severn Vale Road, Car Park, Stourport on Severn, Worcs.
Stratford upon Avon Natwest Bus Stop, Wood Street, Stratford
Telford M54 Motorway Services, Telford
Tenbury Wells Regal Cinema Bus Stop, Tenbury Wells
Tewkesbury Bus Stop, The Crescent, Outside the Abbey,
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.
Wellington (Telford) Cock Hotel Bus Stop, Holyhead Road, Shropshire
Weobley Bus Stop, Broad Street, Weobley.
Worcester Centre Croft Road Coach Park, Worcester, Worcs.
Worcester Warndon Six Ways Park & Ride, M5 Junction 6
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