May Day Trips

Monday 8th

Wentworth Woodhouse: The largest privately owned house in Europe

We make our way to Wentworth Garden Centre where we have time for an early lunch and to browse the garden centre. Afterwards we make our way to Wentworth Woodhouse where we have a guided tour of this grand house which stretches over three acres. The mansion and 82 acre estate was bought by a conservation group in February 2016. It has been used in a number of film and TV productions such as Mr Turner. After our tour we have time for a cup tea and make our way home. (Inc. guided tour)

Adult £29.50 | Senior £28.50 | Pick up Ref: EXP


Saturday 13th

Cruising The Manchester Ship Canal: from Liverpool to Manchester

Come along on our journey by boat on the Manchester Ship Canal. Starting from Liverpool, travel the 35 miles of the canal, enjoying spectacular scenery. There will be a lively commentary along the way, telling the history of the waterway and how it has shaped Manchester and the Northwest. You will be taken through locks and bridges that have remained largely unchanged since their construction 100 years ago, plus you will see some of the region’s most stunning architectural and natural sights. The coach will drop off in Liverpool at the beginning of the journey and collect you in Manchester at the end of the journey and return you to the Macclesfield area. (Inc. cruise)

Adult £52.00 | Senior £51.00 | Pick up Ref: EXP & W


Tuesday 16th

Sheffield Botanical Gardens & Wentworth Castle Gardens

Today we head to Sheffield Botanical Gardens with time for coffee. The Gardens contain several listed buildings including the Grade II listed curvilinear Glass Pavilions that cover 35 acres and have plants from all over the world. In the afternoon we head to Wentworth Castle Gardens where we have time for lunch before exploring some of the 40 acres of formal garden and national collections of Rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias. (Inc. entrances)

Adult £26.00 | Senior £25.00 | Pick up Ref: B


Saturday 20th

Haworth 1940’s Weekend

The village of Haworth in the heart of West Yorkshire’s Bronte Country is famous (amongst other things) for hosting a very special 1940s weekend. The event usually involves locals and visitors alike getting togged up in 1940s gear to enjoy a wide range of nostalgic events, which often include a RAF vintage plane flypast, a morale boosting visit from ‘Sir Winston Churchill” as well as spivs peddling their wares. Why not join us on our trip back in time?

Adult £22.00 | Senior £21.00 | Pick up Ref: EXP & CON


Saturday 27th

Bakewell & Ashford in the Water Well Dressing

We call for morning coffee at Tittersworth Resevoir before going on to Bakewell where you will have time to walk around this beautiful town and have lunch in one of the many cafes and perhaps try a famous Bakewell pudding. We then make the short journey to the pretty riverside village of Ashford-in-the-Water for their well dressings and the flower festival in the church.

Adult £20.00 | Senior £19.00 | Pick up Ref: B


Tuesday 30th

Llandudno Seaside Special or Bodnant Gardens

We call for morning coffee en-route to Llandudno. Having dropped off the passengers wishing to spend the day in Llandudno, we then continue on to Bodnant Gardens where at this time of year the Rhododendrons should all hopefully be at their best. The coach will collect the Bodnant Gardens passengers mid-afternoon and return to Llandudno. (Bodnant Gardens NT members free, non-members approx £11.00 payable on the day) Llandudno & Coach only to Bodnant Gardens.

Adult £22.00 | Senior £21.00 | Pick up Ref: EXP & W


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