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GOLD - Road, Rail and Sail!

Destination: LancashireOperator: Grand UK Holidays Terms
Departs: 27/05/2024Type: Sight Seeing
Duration: 5 daysQuality: Good * * *
Departs Via: All AreasBoard: Half Board
Tour Code: J47943Transport: Coach Pickup
Supplements
5 Day UK Holiday Insurance £35.00 per person
Adults £629.00
Deposit Per Person £65.00
* Children: Not allowed
* Babies: Not allowed
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Description
HIGHLIGHTS: Gold Tour, Bury Market, River Lune Cruise, East Lancashire Steam Railway, Lancaster, Lake District National Park, Kirkby Lonsdale, Lake Windermere Cruise
GOLD TOUR: Enjoy extra benefits on Gold Holidays, see below for details.
Enjoy a marvellous canal cruise across the Lune Aqueduct, a memorable steam train ride through the lovely East Lancashire countryside, explore England's Lake District National Park, and visit Bury Market - Britain's biggest!

**Please note it is a condition of travel with Grand UK, for all passengers to hold valid travel insurance for the duration of their tour.**
Itinerary
Excursions
FULL DAY: Today we head for the Lake District National Park and driving along the banks of Lake Ullswater we come to the Kirkstone Pass with its magnificent views of Lakeland. Continuing on we arrive in Bowness-on-Windermere, where we enjoy a cruise on the famous waters of Lake Windermere.

HALF DAY: This morning we make our way to Bury Market, the largest in England, before we then board the East Lancashire Steam Railway to Rawtenstall, hugging the Irwell Valley.

FULL DAY: This morning we head for Lancaster with time to explore this small but interesting city. This afternoon we drive into the surrounding countryside to take a cruise on the delightful River Lune, offering a relaxing angle of the Lancashire scenery.

Everything Included:

- Free local joining points
- Collect Coach Miles
- All coach travel
- Reserved seats on tour coaches
- Tour Manager escorted
- Hotel accommodation and board as stated
- No single room supplement
- Excursions / itinerary as stated
- Admission fees and entertainment if stated
- Complete luggage handling
- Price-Back Insurance Offer


Grand UK Gold
Grand UK Gold is an exciting concept in luxury coach holidays and already a proven success amongst our travellers. Our state-of-the-art coaches, in their stunning black and gold livery, have ushered in a new era in luxury coach travel, re-writing the rules and raising the standard of quality coach travel.
But it is not just arriving in style that has defined Grand UK Gold - you will find other exclusive benefits too, including being escorted by our best Tour Managers, specially selected hotels of a three and four star standard, thoughtful little extras, and a commemorative photograph to mark the occasion.
State-of-the-art coaches include:
★Extra leg room and comfort
★Luxury leather upholstered reclining seats
★Free Wi-Fi and USB ports
★Level and easy access to the WC/washroom
★Climate control
★Panoramic windows for maximum view
★On-board Sat Nav to track your journey
★Driver-eye camera to view the road ahead
★On-board library selection
Gold accommodation includes:

★ Hotels of a three or four star standard
★ Great food and service
★ Special hotelwelcome reception
★ Gold welcome bag
★ Top Tour Managers and Tour Drivers
★ Commemorative photograph

Your Pick Up Points
Joining Your Grand UK Coach Holiday
For 2024 we have introduced improvements to our network of local pick up points across the eastern, central and southern England, aimed at shortening your journey times and getting you away on holiday more easily and conveniently, meaning an altogether more relaxing start. We now have two pick up regions so your travel days will be more convenient, providing more efficient journeys, meeting your tour manager and fellow travellers earlier and in most cases arriving in resort earlier, please refer to our Pick-ups section below for more details.
The Tour Ref below indicates whether the tour departs from Area A or Area B by having either an A or B at the end. For example, GUK5A would be a tour departing from Area A.

Pick-Up Information
For 2024 we have introduced improvements to our network of local pick up points across the eastern, central and southern England, aimed at shortening your journey times and getting you away on holiday more easily and conveniently, meaning an altogether more relaxing start. We now have two pick up regions so your travel days will be more convenient, providing more efficient journeys, meeting your tour manager and fellow travellers earlier and in most cases arriving in resort earlier.
The Tour Ref on the holiday tab indicates whether the tour departs from Area A or Area B by having either an A or B at the end. For example, GUK5A would be a tour departing from Area A.






Traveling from Departure Area A: Be picked up from your free local departure point, and join your tour coach at our interchange area at Northampton Services on the M11, at junction 15A.





Traveling from Departure Area B: Be picked up from your free local departure point, and join your tour coach at our interchange area at Beaconsfield Services, M40, junction 2.
Venue Information
Foxfields Country Hotel
This friendly and welcoming family-run hotel sits in the Ribble Valley, between Blackburn and the market town of Clitheroe and Whalley and Forest of Pendle, offering wonderful countryside views.

Hotel Facilities

- Restaurant, bar
- En-suite bedrooms
- Free Wi-Fi
- Indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, fitness room, gardens
- No lift, but ground floor rooms available
Hotel/Attraction Links
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Pick-Up Points
.Acle The Kings Head Public House Map
.Attleborough Outside HSBC Bank Map
.Banbury Bus Stop Outside Whately Hall Hotel Map
.Beccles Old Market Place Map
.Bedford Bus Stop R1, Outside Bedford Train Station Map
.Bicester Bus Stops On Manorsfield Road Map
.Biggleswade Bus Station Map
.Bletchley Bus Station Map
.Braintree Bus Stop Outside Job Centre Map
.Brandon Bus Stop Outside Tesco Map
.Brightlingsea St James Church Map
.Buckingham Hospital Entrance Map
.Bury St Edmunds Bus Stop Outside Tesco Map
.Cambridge Coach Bay Opposite The Arundal House Hotel Map
.Chelmsford Holiday Coach Stop Map
.Clacton-on-Sea Outside Railway Station Map
.Colchester Bus Stop Outside Colchester Rail Station Map
.Corby Bus Stop 7, Near Church Map
.Coventry Outside Britannia Hotel Map
.Daventry Bus Station Map
.Dereham Bus Stop Outside Texco Extra Map
.Diss Bus Station Map
.Dover Bus Stop A Map
.Dovercourt Railway Station Map
.Downham Market Bus Stop Map
.Dunstable Bus Stop S3 Adjacent Clock Tower Map
.Ely Barton Road Car Park Map
.Fakenham Bus Stop Near Salvation Army Map
.Felixstowe Hamilton Road Bus Stop Map
.Flitwick Bus Stop Outside Top Gear Map
.Gorleston The Library Map
.Great Dunmow Bus Stop Opposite Dunmow Club Map
.Great Yarmouth Bus Layby Map
.Hadleigh Bus Station Map
.Halstead Opposite Greggs Map
.Harlow Terminus Street Map
.Haverhill Bus Station Map
.Hertford The Dog & Whistle Map
.Hoddesdon Clock Tower Map
.Ipswich Railway Station Map
.Kettering Coach Bay Map
.Kidlington Outside Black Horse Public House Map
.Kings Lynn Bus Station, Stand H Map
.Leicester Bus Stand PC, St Nicholas Circle Map
.Leighton Buzzard Outside Waitrose Map
.Letchworth Bus Stop D Map
.Lowestoft Bus Stop Outside Railway Station Map
.Luton Railway Station Entrance Map
.Maldon All Saints Church Map
.Manningtree Outside Skinners Arms Map
.March Rail Station Bus Stop Map
.Market Harborough Bus Station, Market Hall Map
.Mildenhall Bus Station Map
.Milton Keynes Bus Stop Z6 Map
.Newmarket Outside Hughes Electrical Store Map
.Newport Pagnell Outside Boots Map
.North Walsham Bus Stop Map
.Northampton Coach Park Opposite Police Station Map
.Norwich Bus Layby John Lewis Map
.Peterborough Acland Street Coach Park Map
.Royston Bus Layby Outside Bus Station Map
.Rugby Clock Tower Map
.Rushden Outside Orbitt Tyres Map
.Saffron Walden Outside Temeraire Public House Map
.Sandy Bus Stop Market Square Map
.Spalding Bus Station Map
.St Neots Market Square Map
.Stamford Bus Station Map
.Stevenage Bus Stop At Foot Of Footbridge Map
.Stowmarket Outside The Railway Station Map
.Sudbury Bus Station Map
.Swaffham Outside Sue's News Shop Map
.Thetford Minstergate Bus Station Map
.Towcester Bus Stop Near Willen Hospice Shop Map
.Ware Bus Stop Opposite Greggs Bakers Map
.Wellingborough Bus Stop Map
.Welwyn Garden City Entrance John Lewis Map
.Whittlesey Bus Station Map
.Wickford Opposite Police Station Map
.Wisbech Horsefair Coach Stop Map
.Witham Lloyds The Chemist Map
.Wymondham National Express Coach Stop Map
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