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A short break in Derbyshire at the Best Western Derby Mickleover Hotel. We include visits to Bakewell and Newstead Abbey, a canal ride, and an evening event at Matlock Baths Illuminations, where we will enjoy the unique Venetian atmosphere. It is sure to be a popular tour so book early!

Your Holiday Package Includes:

2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver.

EXCURSIONS – canal trip & cream tea, Matlock Bath Illuminations and entry to Newstead Abbey.

Your Holiday Accommodation

Best Western Signature Collection Derby Mickleover Hotel    

The 4 star Best Western Signature Collection Derby Mickleover Hotel is set in a convenient location. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, radio, hairdryer, tea making facilities and Wi-Fi. There is an indoor swimming pool with solarium and gym. There is a lift.

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Date : October 8, 2021

Canal Cruise & transfer to Derby

We travel into the Peak District National Park to Whaley Bridge, where we board the 'Judith Mary' and enjoy a 2 hour sail on the Upper Peak Forest Canal, including cream tea. Later we transfer to Derby for 2 nights half board accommodation at the Mickleover Hotel.


Date : October 9, 2021

Bakewell & Matlock Bath Illuminations

We drive to Buxton then on to Bakewell, famous for the 'Bakewell tart'. We return to the hotel for an early dinner before making our way to Matlock Bath and the Derwent Gardens. The parade of decorated and illuminated Gondolas commences at 8pm and the climax of the Venetian Nights experience is a firework display. This is an outdoor event, please dress appropriately.


Date : October 10, 2021

Newstead Abbey & return home

We head to Newstead Abbey, a former 12th century monastic house and later, home to the poet Lord Byron. We travel home arriving late afternoon.


Single supplement – £40.00


£20.00 per person

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