Step Back in Time... Derbyshire, Cheshire and the Peak District
This tour includes many highlights of the Peak District, Derbyshire and Cheshire. We have themed our tour and selected some wonderful excursions, including the ever popular Chatsworth House. Our suggested itinerary is detailed below, but tours can be tailored to suit your specific requirements.
Chatsworth House • Crich Tramway • Lyme Park • Peak District • Cheshire
Day 1 Travel to Cheshire, your base for 4 nights.
Day 2 Enjoy the highlight of the tour, a visit to Chatsworth House and Gardens; the magnificent home of the Devonshire family, which has appeared in period dramas. Continue into the Peak District, passing Ladybower Reservoir and the Derwent Dam, where the Dam Busters Squadron practiced their manoeuvres during WWII.
Day 3 Travel to Crich and to the Tramway Village, a lovingly restored period village that is also home to the National Tramway Museum. Exhibitions bring to life the history of the tram and visitors can ride on the restored tramways. Other attractions include a workshop and viewing gallery, an old fashioned sweet shop and a restored public house. Afterwards, continue to the pretty town of Ashbourne.
Day 4 Visit the historic market town of Buxton renowned for its healing waters and Pavilion Gardens set in 23 acres of Victorian landscaping. Continue to Lyme Park and step back in time to the Edwardian age - Lyme's 'Golden Era'. Enjoy the house with its lavish interiors, the beautiful gardens and enchanting lake where a certain Mr Darcy appeared in the BBC's production of Pride and Prejudice.
Day 5 Depart hotel for homeward journey.
'Shrigley More Inclusive' February & March 2019
Tours include: 4 nights half board, cream tea on arrival, 1 Gala dinner, 2 nights entertainment. Contact us for details
All tours are tailored to your requirements
Shrigley Hall Hotel & Country Club, Pott Shrigley
Shrigley Hall Hotel stands in its own 262 acre estate in wonderful Cheshire countryside. This 19th century house is beautifully furnished in traditional style with a variety of facilities, including an indoor pool, spa, championship golf course and excellent restaurant.
• 4 star • 148 bedrooms • Lift
• Leisure facilities
• Indoor swimming pool
• Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• 4 nights half board in Cheshire with:
Tea/coffee on arrival
Full English Breakfast
3 course dinners with choice and tea/coffee
• Admission to Chatsworth House & Gardens
• Admission to Crich Tramway Village
• Admission to Lyme Park
While we offer a very wide range of destinations it is impossible to feature everything here. If you cannot see what you are looking for please contact us to discuss your requirements.