An adventure never to be forgotten, as we enjoy a relaxing canal cruise, guided tour of Pendle Witch Country and visit to medieval Samlesbury Hall.
Saturday We depart and travel to Foulridge, near Colne and board the ‘Marton Emperor’ for a scenic cruise along the highest section of the Leeds & Liverpool canal. Located on the edge of the Ribble Valley, on the Yorkshire & Lancashire border, the cruise will travel through magnificent countryside. We depart later this afternoon for the journey to Blackburn and the Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa. This evening enjoy a three course evening meal.
Sunday We depart after breakfast and travel home via a guided tour of Pendle Witch Country. We will enjoy free time at Oswaldtwistle Mills, before visiting Samlesbury Hall, a fabulous half-timbered black and white medieval house. We depart later this afternoon to make our journey home.
The Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa is a converted 700 year old country manor in a tranquil setting. All bedrooms are en-suite with television, telephone, and tea/coffee making facilities. Additional facilities include a lounge bar and restaurant. Spa Naturel facilities include an indoor swimming pool, whirlpool, steam room and rock sauna. Limited ground floor bedrooms. Lift to some floors. All doubles and singles are located on the first floor with no lift access. Official rating AA 4 star.