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We have secured accomodation at the Cottons Hotel and include visits to Southport, Buxton & Bakewell,  Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre, Dorothy Clive Garden, Lion Salt Works & Arley Hall. RHS Garden Bridgwater being the highlight of this break, with its walled garden, wider woodland and meadows.

Your Holiday Package Includes:                                         

4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast                                                

Luxury coach travel                                                                                

Services of experienced tour driver

EXCURSIONS – entry to Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre, Dorothy Clive Garden, Lion Salt Works, Arley Hall and RHS Bridgwater                                                                                      

Your Holiday Accommodation:

The **** COTTONS HOTEL & SPA lies in the heart of Cheshire close to the town of Knutsford. It has a bar and restaurant. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities and Wi-Fi. There is a spa and fitness centre with indoor pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room. There is a lift.

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Itineraries

Monday

Date : August 8, 2022

Travel to Cheshire

We travel to Southport where we take a break. We continue via ‘Another Place,’ a piece of modern sculpture by Sir Antony Gormley located at Crosby Beach in Merseyside. Later we transfer to the Cottons Hotel for 4 nights half board accommodation.

Tuesday

Date : August 9, 2022

Buxton & Bakewell

Today we cross the border into the Peak District and visit Buxton, a spa town in Derbyshire, the highest market town in England. In the afternoon we visit the famous pudding town of Bakewell.

Wednesday

Date : August 10, 2022

Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre & Dorothy Clive Garden

This morning we visit Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre where we learn all about the Shire horse, from its history carrying knights in armour to the important studwork today. We continue via Nantwich to Dorothy Clive Garden, a hillside garden hosting a network of paths that invite the visitor to explore and discover the intimacy and tranquillity of the garden.

Thursday

Date : August 11, 2022

The Lion Salt Works, Anderton Boat Lift & Arley Hall & Gardens

Our first visit this morning is to the Lion Salt Works, a restored historic open-pan salt making site, in the village of Marston. We continue to view the Anderton Boat Lift, a fascinating Victorian masterpiece with its visitor centre and café. We finish the day with included entry to the delightful Arley Hall & Gardens.

Friday

Date : August 12, 2022

Return home

We spend the day at RHS Garden Bridgewater. The task of restoring, regenerating, and replanting has been a labour of love for all involved. Their hard work, the vision of award-winning designers and the extraordinary heritage of the site has led to a truly inspired garden. Late afternoon we continue our journey home, arriving early evening.

Supplements

Single supplement – £120.00

Deposit

£30.00 per person

Coach Seating Plan