Red Rose Country

Red Rose Country

Discover hidden secrets, rural retreats and curiosities in Lancashire

Monday 16 October £399

Single Supplement: NIL


INSURANCE £26.50  inc IPT



4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast. Tea/coffee and biscuits

on arrival. Admission to Samlesbury Hall and Chocolate

House. Afternoon tea at the Midland Hotel. Canal cruise

with Cream Tea.

Day 1 Monday

Depart in the morning for Foxfields
Hotel. Tea/coffee and biscuits will be served on arrival. 4
nights stay– dinner, bed, breakfast.


Day 2 Tuesday

Our first visit today is to the historic
market town of Poulton-le-Fylde, a charming place full of
cobbled streets, unusual shops and ancient sights. We
then continue our journey to Lytham St Annes and
towards Preston to Samlesbury. Here we enjoy an
afternoon visit to Samlesbury Hall, steeped in fascinating
history, retaining its original black and white exterior. We
make our way back to the hotel late afternoon

B, D

Day 3 Wednesday

This morning we have a drive
through picturesque Lancashire via Gisburn and Hellifield
to Lancaster and Morecambe. On the seafront is the
stunning Midland Hotel. After being empty for many years
this hotel has now been beautifully restored to its former
glory. We include today ‘The Midland Afternoon Tea’, a
mouth watering selection of sandwiches, scones and
much more. Later we have a little free time for
Morecambe’s attractions.

B, D

Day 4 Thursday

This morning we have a treat as we
visit the Chocolate House, near Blackburn, to learn the art
of producing handmade delicacies, with refreshments
and samples included. From here we head for our lunch
stop – the famous ‘Ossie Mills’ complex. This afternoon
we have a short drive to Riley Green Marina. Here we join
a boat for a relaxing and peaceful cruise along the canal,
with Cream Tea served on the way.

B, D

Day 5 Friday

After breakfast depart for home


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner


Another new holiday for 2017 – this one revealing Lancashire’s hidden secrets, rural retreats and curiosities. There are treats in store every day on a well-planned itinerary such as the Chocolate House (near Blackburn), afternoon tea in Morecambe and a cream tea on a canal cruise. Enjoy the quaint corners in Poulton-le-Fylde, historic Samlesbury Hall and the seaside attractions of Morecambe and Lytham St Annes.



Foxfields Country Hotel and Suites is situated near

the village of Billington in the beautiful Ribble

Valley. Leisure Club facilities include heated indoor

swimming pool, sauna and gym. All bedrooms are

luxurious fully equipped suites, all en suite, all with

interactive TV with movies, and tea & coffee

making facilities.

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
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Argos
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Folkestone services XX Eurotunnel- Stop 24 Junction 11 on M20
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by East London Travelshop
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Granada Bingo, Pitsea
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
South Benfleet Tarpots Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
Southchurch - Swintons Outside Swinton Insurance, Southchurch Road
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster St Mary's Lane/Bell Corner, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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