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Hidden Gems of the North West

Hidden Gems of the North West

On our new tour for Lancashire hear tales of intrigue and witchery at the 700-
year-old Samlesbury Hall, renowned as one of the most haunted locations in
Britain! At Leighton Hall Estate unravel fascinating stories of the famous Gillow
furniture-making dynasty and how they furnished homes of English aristocracy.

Your Itinerary

Sunday 4th: We travel north via Southport leaving after lunch to Preston and check-in at
the Preston Marriott.

Monday 5th: Leaving after breakfast to Leighton Hall Estate. This lived-in country house
has been ancestral home of the famous furniture making Gillow dynasty since 1822. Hear
the story of Robert Gillow – his innovative designs are what brought the family success
and prominence and their furniture can now be seen in Government and homes of English
aristocracy. We return to our hotel via Morecambe

Tuesday 6th: This morning we visit Samlesbury Hall. Included will be a 90 minute out-ofhours
guided tour with the estate’s very own Witch, Janey. Samlesbury Hall is renowned
as one of the most haunted locations in Britain with resident spirits including the legendary
White Lady. You can also discover the story of the Samlesbury Witches. This afternoon we
will spend time in St Annes on Sea whose town centre has been completely regenerated
over recent years. Take a stroll along the promenade in St. Annes, past the bandstand and
Promenade Gardens and you’ll find the beautifully preserved Victorian Pier.

Wednesday 7th: We return home after breakfast and call at Oswaldtwistle Mills before
continuing to Bury famous for its market which will be open today.

Preston Marriot Hotel****

Originally a Victorian manor house, the Preston Marriott Hotel provides the perfect base for leisure travellers visting this beautiful county. You'll find spacious, 4-star accommodations filled with amenities, including plush bedding, flat-screen TVs, ample desks, Wi-Fi access and 24-hour room service. Many of the hotel rooms offer views over the 11 acres of landscaped grounds. Take the plunge in the indoor pool or pamper yourself at the hotels spa with a wide choice of treatments available.

Your Tour Includes

  • All Travel by Executive Coach
  • 3 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
  • Excursions as Detailed
  • Leighton Hall Estate
  • Samlesbury Hall
  • Porterage
Departure DateHotelDaysAvailablePrice (Adult)Pick Up Points 
04 Oct 2020PRESTON MARRIOTT HOTEL 5 days 10+ £325.00 View Locations Book Now