Sunday 2nd: (Christmas Eve) Morning pick up as we head north to St Anne’s via Southport, noted for its sandy beaches and many golf courses. Its elegant town centre provides an array of shops to browse. Travel to St Annes and the Inn on the Prom where tea/coffee & mince pies will be served on arrival. Pre-dinner drinks reception in the lounge before dinner and entertainment.
Monday 3rd: (Christmas Day) Today we travel a little further north to Windermere Situated at the heart of the Lake District, Windermere is a magnet for visitors offering panoramic views of the lake and surrounding fells. We continue our scenic drive to Kendal before returning to the hotel.
Tuesday 4th: (Boxing Day) After breakfast this morning we travel to Samlesbury Hall for a guided tour. Enjoy intrigue, witchcraft and centuries of fascinating history throughout the archive rooms. Browse through the antique rooms, find that hidden gem and visit the shop, take home a Samlesbury memento and throw a penny into the fountain and make a wish.
There’ll be a drinks reception in the lounge before dinner followed be entertainment.
Wednesday 5th: Avoiding the motorway today as we travel to the lovely market town of Garstang where we enjoy free time before heading to another of Lancashire's seaside favourites - Morecambe. Stroll along the golden sands have a coffee or an ice cream in one of the cafés lining the seafront, or visit the Eric Morecambe statue which looks out across the Promenade.
Thursday 6th: This morning is free to explore St Annes on Sea before we return home early afternoon.