September Day Trips

Monday 4th

Hawkshead & Coniston Cruise on the Steam Yacht Gondola

We head to the quaint Lakeland village of Hawkshead where Wordsworth was a scholar. We have time to browse the village and have lunch before we continue on to Coniston for our cruise on the National Trust Victorian steam powered yacht, the Gondola. We have time for a cup of tea before we head for home. (Inc. gondola cruise)

Adult £32.00 | Senior £31.00 | Pick up Ref: EXP & CON


Thursday 7th

Wirral Wanderer with lunch at the Inglewood Manor

Our excursion departs Macclesfield and takes us on to the Wirral peninsula. We then call at The Inglewood Manor Country House for a two course lunch. Later we take the scenic route home. A relaxing day out with very little walking. (Inc. two course lunch)

Adult £32.00 | Senior £31.00 | Pick up Ref: B


Tuesday 12th

Cathedral & Crafts

We first call at Amerton Working Farm Craft Centre. We then continue on to Lichfield, home to the only three spired medieval cathedral in the UK. We have time for lunch before our guided tour of the Cathedral, which will take us on a journey through 1300 years of history. We will see the famous Herkenrode stained glass, the Lichfield Angel, hear stories of the Cathedral and explore the hidden corners of this national treasure. We have time for tea before heading for home.

Adult £27.50 | Senior £26.50 | Pick up Ref: E & CON


Saturday 16th

Southport for the Air Show or Shopping

We depart Macclesfield for Southport, to spend a day either at the spectacular air show or browsing the lovely collection of shops and cafés. At the start of the day you can see aircraft landing on the beach on the purpose built runway, a spectacle unique to Southport Air Show. Get up close to them and the micro lights as they park on the beach, and marvel at our aviation past and present with all the different aircraft on display. (Airshow £10.00 approx. entrance payable on the day)

Adult £20.50 | Senior £19.50 | Pick up Ref: D


Friday 22nd

Skipton & Pennine Boat Cruise

Calling for coffee en-route to Skipton where we have time for a browse around the market and to also have lunch. Mid-afternoon we board the Cobbydale barge for a leisurely cruise down the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Relax and enjoy the panoramic views of the Pennine countryside and soak up amazing views only seen by boat. (Inc. canal cruise with tea/coffee and a commentary)

Adult £30.00 | Senior £29.00 | Pick up Ref: B


Sunday 24th

Matlock Bath Illuminations & High Tea at The Bulls Head, Foolow

We depart early afternoon and make our way to The Bulls Head at Foolow for a two course high tea. We then continue on to Matlock Bath and their spectacular Illuminations. The town first started the illuminations to celebrate Queen Victoria’s Diamond jubilee in 1897, and are still going strong! It is a spectacular parade of illuminated and decorated boats along the River Derwent. (Inc. two course high tea & entrance to Illuminations)

Adult £35.00 | Senior £34.00 | Pick up Ref: Z

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