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Derbyshire - Treasure or Trash!

Derbyshire - Treasure or Trash!

A short break that combines lots of fun with a tour to a lovely part of the
country, this tour is for everybody, whether or not you have a specific interest
in Antiques. You will be let loose in Matlock to search the many antique
emporia for that trinket that might make you some money. Then later in the
tour, guided by a well known Antiques Expert, you’ll submit your purchase for
sale at a thriving local auction.

Your Itinerary

Sunday 23rd: After visiting Lichfield en-route we arrive at our hotel where porterage will be
provided and a cream tea served. This evening your Antiques Host will lead a fun session
talking about items you may have brought from home and also reveal a surprise!

Monday 24th: Today we travel to the pretty Derbyshire Dales town of Matlock, a magnet
for antiques hunters. We return to our hotel heading down the Derwent Valley, one of the
key locations of the Industrial Revolution.

Tuesday 25th: This morning we call at James Lewis’s auction house to book in your sale
items and have an informative talk from James or a colleague, to hear some anecdotes of
the Antiques trade and to enjoy a cuppa. You could also divide into two teams to guess
what your group’s items will fetch. This afternoon we have a short tour into the lovely Peak
District National Park.

Wednesday 26th: It’s Sale Day so it’s off to Bamford’s Auctioneers to see how you fare!
Typically auctions last for much of the day so after an agreed time, the coach will take
those who’ve had enough into town for free time and shopping.

Thursday 27th: Your driver will collect payments and unsold items from Bamford’s before
we leave during the morning, maybe a fraction richer or poorer. On our return journey a stop will be made at the National Memorial Arboretum.

Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby****

Set in a historical building directly opposite Derby Railway Station, Hallmark Hotel Derby offers luxury bedrooms and secluded gardens, the hotel offers free WiFi. The 4-star bedrooms at Hallmark Derby are stylishly decorated with modern prints and luxurious fabrics, and each has a private modern bathroom. Rooms also feature a plasma-screen satellite TV, tea and coffee facilities and a work desk. The intimate Lounge Bar has an impressive wine list and range of beverages, and a delicious breakfast buffet is available each morning.

Your Tour Includes

  • All Travel by Executive Coach
  • 4 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
  • Evening with Antiques Host
  • Talk with Antiques Host at Salesrooms
  • Tour of the Peak District
  • Porterage
Departure DateHotelDaysAvailablePrice (Adult)Pick Up Points 
23 Aug 2020HALLMARK DERBY MIDLAND 5 days 10+ £375.00 View Locations Book Now