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The Haunted Tales of Lancashire...from £399pp

The Haunted Tales of Lancashire...from £399pp

Thursday 17th to Monday 21st September 2020 - Discover the romantic & ghostly stories of England's north, haunted Salmesbury House, guided tour of 'Pendle Wiches' country

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Discover the romantic and ghostly stories of England’s North visiting the Sun Inn at Chipping, said to be Lancashire's most haunted pub and Samlesbury Hall, a beautiful half-timbered medieval house with a turbulent and dramatic history, ‘one of the most haunted locations in Britain’. Enjoy an excursion into 'Pendle Witches' country where you’ll learn about the women branded as witches and put on trial in the 15th century. Enjoy a bit of 1950s romance at Carnforth Station’s restored ‘Brief Encounter’ Refreshment Room and then you can ‘…look back and say quite cheerfully and peacefully, how silly I was’.

 

Hallmark Hotel, Preston Leyland ****

A chic and modern hotel in an unbeatable location for exploring the northwest. The stylish Four Seasons restaurant has received the Taste of Lancashire Award.

 

Holiday includes:

· 4 nights, bed, full English breakfast & dinner

· Full day tour of the Ribble Valley, inc lunch

· Cruise on Lancashire Canal

· Visit to Carnforth Station

· Full day tour of ‘Pendle Witches’ country

· Entrance to Salmesbury Hall

· Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach

· Accompanied by our Tour Manager

 

£399 per person based on two sharing twin/double room.

Single supplement £82pp.

 

Your nearest pick-up point.

Thursday 17 Sept

We travel to our hotel near Preston, this hotel is surrounded by lovely farmland and hill country.

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Friday 18 Sept

Depart hotel for a full day guided tour of the Ribble Valley to include, time allowing, stops at no less than 6 Inns! (time permitting). Hear stories of textile rioting and ghostly sightings in Clitheroe and unsolved murders in Bashall Eaves. See the law courts upstairs in the famous 1693 Hark to Bounty Inn before an included lunch at the Calf's Head, Worston. On then to visit the Sun Inn at Chipping; Lancashire's most haunted public house, before stopping in Whalley en-route back to the hotel.

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Saturday 19 Sept

We take a relaxing cruise on the beautiful Lancashire Canal, and enjoy a short historical talk given by the friendly crew as we sail along. In the afternoon we travel to Carnforth Station Heritage Centre and the Brief Encounter Refreshment Room which has been restored to its 1940s splendour, just as it was in the film.

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Sunday 20 Sept

Today's excursion explores 'Pendle Witches' country with a local guide. Learn about the local women who were branded as witches and put on trial in the 15th century. Afterwards, visit Samlesbury Hall, a beautiful half-timbered medieval house with a turbulent and dramatic history and now one of the most haunted locations in Britain.

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Monday 21 Sept

After a full English breakfast, we return home to Devon.

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D=Dinner, L=Lunch, FE=Full English Breakfast

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
Brixham Brixham - Bank lane opposite Baptist Church
Buckfastleigh Lay by on old Buckfastleigh - Ashburton Rd
Nr Furzeleigh Mill
Dartmouth Dartmouth Marks & Spencer
Exeter Exeter Motorway Services
Ivybridge Ivybridge Town Hall opp Garage
Kingsbridge Quay Kingsbridge Quay
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot opp Railway Station
Others Other pick up points are available
Paignton Paignton Great Western Road Car Park by Library
Plympton Plympton St Marys opp Church
Plymstock Plymstock Elburton bus stop opp Elburton Hotel
Torquay Torquay coach bay outside Princess Theatre
Totnes 7 Stars 2 Totnes 7 Stars opp. Morrisons
Totnes KEVICC Totnes KEVICC
Wembury Wembury Odd Wheel Pub
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