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Biddulph Grange Garden

We are delighted to offer an Easter tour featuring some of the many delights of Staffordshire & Shropshire, including stunning Shugborough, home of the Earls of Lichfield, a preserved railway and a very unusual garden.

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EASTER – BRITAIN’S HEARTLAND

 

10 – 13 APRIL 2020

Good Friday – Easter Monday

4 Days

From £335

 

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

 

Biddulph Grange Garden |   Leek   |   Churnet Valley Railway   |   Amerton Farm & Craft Centre   |   Shugborough Estate   |  

 

We are delighted to offer an Easter tour featuring some of the many delights of Staffordshire & Shropshire, including stunning Shugborough, home of the Earls of Lichfield, a preserved railway and a very unusual garden.

 

 

DAY ONE - Good Friday

We depart from your own front door with our exclusive door to door pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel to Staffordshire with comfort stops enroute, arriving at your hotel mid-afternoon, tea/coffee and biscuits served on arrival whilst your luggage is taken to your rooms and time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO - Easter Saturday

Our first visit today takes us to the National Trust owned Biddulph Grange Garden, this is one of Britain’s most unusual gardens which features upside down trees, formal Italian Garden, Egyptian Court and a tranquil Chinese Garden, a delightful experience, well worth a visit.  From here we continue to the market town of Leek, Queen of the Staffordshire Moorlands – a must see is Getliffes Yard, a vibrant community of shops and cafes.  Original cobblestones create a relaxed, back-in-time atmosphere.  This afternoon we visit the Churnet Valley Railway at Cheddleton for a delightful 10-mile journey through Staffordshire’s hidden valley.

 

DAY THREE - Easter Sunday

Today we call at Amerton Farm & Craft Centre for a short break before continuing to the stunning Shugborough Estate, former home of the late Lord Patrick Lichfield, set on the banks of the Rover Sow, the magnificent 17th century mansion house offers much to see.

 

DAY FOUR - Easter Monday

This morning after a leisurely breakfast we begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

 

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          3 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival

·          Shugborough Estate

·          Amerton Farm & Craft Centre

·          Churnet Valley Railway

·          Biddulph Grange Garden.

 

BEST WESTERN STOKE MOAT HOUSE HOTEL, Stoke

The Stoke Moat House Hotel is located in Festival Park, Stoke and it incorporates Etruria Hall, the former home of Josiah Wedgwood and the facilities include a superb leisure complex with indoor pool.  Bedrooms have all the modern day facilities you would expect from a hotel of this standard, it also has a lift.

 

 

DAY ONE

Good Friday: Departing from your own front door, you will join your tour coach and travel to Staffordshire with comfort stops enroute, arriving at your hotel mid afternoon, tea/coffee and biscuits served on arrival whilst your luggage is taken to your rooms and time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

Easter Saturday: Our first visit today takes us to the National Trust owned Biddulph Grange Garden, this is one of Britain's most unusual gardens which feature upside down trees, formal Italian Garden, Egyptian Court and a tranquil Chinese Garden, a delightful experience, well worth a visit. From here we continue to the market town of Leek, Queen of the Staffordshire Moorlands - a must see is Getliffes Yard, a vibrant community of shops and cafes. Original cobblestones create a relaxed, back-in-time atmosphere. This afternoon we visit the Churnet Valley Railway at Cheddleton for a delightful 10-mile journey through Staffordshire's hidden valley.

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DAY THREE

Easter Sunday: Today we call at Amerton Farm & Craft Centre for a short break before continuing to the stunning Shugborough Estate, former home of the late Lord Patrick Lichfield, set on the banks of the Rover Sow, the magnificent 17th century mansion house offers much to see.

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DAY FOUR

Easter Monday: This morning after a leisurely breakfast we begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

BEST WESTERN STOKE MOAT HOUSE HOTEL, Stoke

The Stoke Moat House Hotel is located in Festival Park, Stoke and it incorporates Etruria Hall, the former home of Josiah Wedgwood and the facilities include a superb leisure complex with indoor pool.  Bedrooms have all the modern day facilities you would expect from a hotel of this standard, it also has a lift.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

3 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival

Shugborough Estate

Amerton Farm & Craft Centre

Churnet Valley Railway

Biddulph Grange Garden

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply. Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

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