Join us we stay in the world famous, year round resort of Blackpool. A great value 5 day break incorporating time in the great city of Liverpool and entrance to ‘Illuminasia’ – the world’s largest indoor illumination experience - a magical walk through attraction at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens which blends the tradition of Chinese lantern craft with modern technology to create incredible larger than life exhibits. We also include tea in the Blackpool Tower, a day in the beautiful Lake District and time in vibrant Manchester.
The 4 star Imperial is a grand Victorian building only minutes from the beach overlooking the North Pier. It boasts comprehensive leisure facilities including an indoor pool, an elegant bar and restaurant and plenty of lounge areas. Each of the ensuite bedrooms is well equipped and includes coffee making facilities. The hotel is served by two lifts.
Monday Our door to door service takes you to waiting Club Class coach for the journey north to reach Liverpool late morning. With its unique attractions and unrivalled musical heritage, Liverpool has something to suit every taste. Places of interest include: Albert Dock with Tate Liverpool, The Beatles Story, Mersey Maritime Museum or the new Museum of Liverpool, of course shoppers are catered for at Liverpool One Shopping Centre. After a good stay we depart for Blackpool to arrive at our 4 star hotel with time to relax before this evening’s dinner.
Tuesday After a full breakfast we depart for Fleetwood Market. First opened in 1840, it is truly a traditional market. The building has stayed true to its Victorian heritage and in 1990 the market was extended and is now one of the largest in the North West of England. This afternoon we return to Blackpool for our visit to ‘Illuminasia’. Here we will enjoy seven vibrant, immersive and interactive zones …. the Mysteries of China, the Dragon Emperor, then travel back in time to the Land of the Dinosaurs. Next the Land of the Giants for a largerthan- life journey through a secret garden, then dive into The Deep and move among the sharks, sea creatures and sunken treasure ships. We return to our hotel with time to relax before dinner.
Wednesday A full day to the Lake District, England’s premier area of outstanding natural beauty. We make for Windermere for time in the lakeside town of Bowness and include a cruise on the lake to Ambleside where the coach will be waiting to take us to pretty Hawkeshead of Beatrix Potter fame. Back at the hotel we enjoy dinner.
Thursday This morning is at leisure in our resort, why not take a tram ride along the Promenade or a stroll along the Golden Mile. This afternoon we have included tea in the Tower ballroom with the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ by taking a waltz around the magnificent room.
Friday Another full English breakfast before we begin our homeward journey via the Peak District.
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