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Waterways of Cheshire

A 4 Day Escorted Coach Holiday to Cheshire with Johnsons Coaches

Fri 30th Sep - Mon 3rd Oct 2022, A 4 Day Escorted Coach Holiday to Cheshire with Johnsons Coaches, staying at Park Royal Hotel, Stretton

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Friday 30th September - Monday 3rd October 2022


We discover the waterways of Cheshire with a number of wonderful scenic cruises. This tour offers a gentle way to explore this fascinating region.


Look What's Included:

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Club class extra leg room coach

  • 3 nights half board

  • British Ironwork Centre & Sculpture Park

  • The National Waterways Museum with cruise

  • Chester & River Dee Cruise

  • Anderton Boat Lift/Cruise

  • Port sunlight



Not Included: All lunches.



We travel via the British Ironwork Centre and Sculpture Park at Oswestry - a family- owned company, long dedicated to and passionate about the preservation and creation of quality metal work, in all its forms. We then continue to our hotel for our 3-night stay.


We make the short journey to Ellesmere Port and the National Waterways Museum. Tea/Coffee and biscuits are served upon our arrival followed by a guided tour of the museum. We then enjoy a 30-minute cruise on the Shropshire Union Canal. Later we continue to Port Sunlight for the guided tour. Port Sunlight is a unique and beautiful 19th century garden village created solely for the Sunlight Soap factory workers. Step inside Port Sunlight Museum and meet the village's creator, 'Soap King' William Hesketh Lever and discover his visions for the village and its residents.


Today we visit historic Chester where we include a tranquil 30-minute cruise along the River Dee with commentary outlining all the interesting facts about Chester's rich history. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this wonderful walled city.


We travel to Anderton for a cruise including the famous boat lift, built in 1875 to provide a 50ft vertical link between the River Weaver and the Trent and Mersey Canal. We return home during the afternoon.

Your Hotel


4* Park Royal Hotel, Stretton

A member of the esteemed 'Q' Hotel group, this fantastic hotel is well situated with the Cheshire countryside on its doorstep. The hotel itself blends a mix of modern facilities with elegant grandeur. Part of the hotel dates from 1831 when it was a vicarage for the nearby St Mathews Church. 146 well-appointed rooms, restaurant, bar, lounge, leisure centre with 22m indoor pool, solarium & jacuzzi.  


Mobility Grade: 5 - Locality & hotel is generally level, with level paved entrance. Lift to bedrooms on first & second floor. No steps to corridors or public areas on ground floor.


Duration, Departure Dates & Price

Fri 30 Sep - Mon 3 Oct 2022

3 Nights




Departs 9:00am

Returns 5:30pm



Single Room: £90

Holiday insurance: £25.50


Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain, payable at time of booking. 







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