Enjoy the style and serenity of medieval Chester and the beautiful surrounding area, as our tour encompasses some of the county’s charming attractions.
Friday We depart and travel to Tatton Park, regarded as one of the most complete historic estates in the country. Tatton is home to 1000 acres of parkland, stunning neo-classical mansion, award winning gardens and farm. We depart later this afternoon for the journey to Warrington and the Park Royal Hotel. This evening enjoy a three course evening meal.
Saturday Today we visit the small town of Knutsford, which was the inspiration and setting for Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford. We continue to the medieval market town of Nantwich, situated on the banks of the River Weaver with the Shropshire Union Canal running through the town, before continuing to historic Chester, a city bursting with must see treasures.
Sunday We depart after breakfast and travel to Port Sunlight. The village was founded by ‘Soap King’ William Hesketh Lever in 1888. The village was built to house Lever’s ‘Sunlight Soap’ factory workers, but today is home to a fascinating museum, parkland and a thriving community. We will include entrance to the museum and a guided tour by coach. We depart later this afternoon to make our journey home.
Set in the rolling Cheshire countryside, the Park Royal Hotel is situated in the attractive village of Stretton and is ideally located for exploring the Charms of Cheshire. All bedrooms are en-suite with television, telephone, hair dryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Additional facilities include a lounge bar and restaurant. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool. Lift to all floors. Official rating AA 4 star.