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Ecclesbourne Valley Railway & Haddon Hall

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway & Haddon Hall

Sat 18 Aug 2018: A short break to Ecclesbourne Valley Railway and Haddon Hall with Johnsons Coaches

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This two-day tour squeezes in about as much possible, including two popular attractions which give an insight into the region. Enjoy the beautiful countryside by rail, and explore a stately home during your relaxing weekend, stepping into South Yorkshire, the Peak District and Derbyshire.

 

Your Holiday Includes:

  • One Boarding Point here at Henley-in-Arden

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • Our Own Courier Service

  • 1 nights half board

  • Outlined Itinerary

  • Heritage Train Ride (Diesel Hauled) on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway from Wirksworth to Duffield

  • Entrance to Haddon Hall

 

Not Included: All lunches

 

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Saturday

We drive north to the quaint town of Wirksworth, one of the oldest towns in the Peak District and one with the greatest character. The town is centred around its marketplace, where markets have been held since Edward I granted the right in 1306, it has many fine old buildings with picturesque alleys and craftsmen's yards. After some free time we join the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway for a journey through the lush countryside, enjoying the fantastic heritage railway and its beautiful surroundings, before arriving at Duffield. From here we travel to the City of Sheffield, arriving late afternoon with plenty of time to relax at the Copthorne Sheffield Hotel before dinner, and our overnight stay.

Sunday

After a leisurely breakfast, we check-out and depart, heading southwards to Haddon Hall; probably the finest example of a fortified medieval manor house in existence. Present-day Haddon Hall dates from the 12th Century and was brought back to its former glory in the 1920's, when the 9th Duke and Duchess of Rutland restored the house and gardens. Wander the gardens, grounds and countryside surrounding the Hall, enjoy the Halls and their tapestries and beautiful décor and maybe end your visit with a warm drink in the café. As our visit to Haddon Hall & Gardens ends, we re-board our coach and begin the relaxing journey home.

Your Hotel

 

4* Copthorne Hotel, Sheffield

The modern and stylish Copthorne Hotel is located on the edge of the city centre in Sheffield.

 

Hotel Facilities:

         

  • En Suite Bedrooms 

  • TV 

  • Hospitality Tray 

  • Hairdryer 

  • Lift

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Gym

  • Telephone

  • Tea & coffee making facilities

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

 

2 Day Tour

Saturday 18 – Sunday 19 August 2018

Tour Price: £145

 

Tour Departs By: 9.30am

Returns By: 5.30pm

    

Supplements

 

Single Room: £20

Holiday Insurance: £16.00 (IPT included)

 

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Henley-in-Arden Park&Ride Park & Ride at Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House, Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden

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