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Join us on this fantastic new tour based in the North West and learn about the Pendle Witch Trials, J.R Tolkien and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Don't forget your walking shoes!
Join us on this fantastic new tour based in the North West and learn about the Pendle Witch Trials, J.R Tolkien and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Dont forget your walking shoes!
BEST WESTERN PLUS SAMLESBURY HOTEL
Ideally located midway between Preston and Blackburn, facilities at this well presented hotel include a bar and restaurant. All rooms are en suite and have TV, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a lift at this hotel.
WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND & PENDLE WITCH TRIALS WALKING TOUR & SAMLESBURY HALL - This morning you embark on a 2 hour guided walking tour beginning in the village of Downham where the Pendle Witches Demdyke and Device cursed Reith Assheton who later died as a result. Downham was also used as a location for the 1961 film Whistle down the Wind. A gentle 3 mile walk will take in the locations used in the film and along a countryside pathway to Pendle Hill, famous for its involvement in the Pendle Witch Trials of 1612. Following a break for you to purchase lunch, you then travel by coach to Samlesbury Hall. This fabulous building was built by the Southworth family in 1322. Here you have a 1 hour tour, followed by some free time to explore further at leisure.
J.R.TOLKIEN WALKING TOUR & STONEYHURST COLLEGE - Your day begins with a 2 hour walking tour of the Tolkien Trail. Beginning and ending in Hurst Green, this 5.5 mile walk explores the Ribble Valley that inspired Tolkien to write Lord of the Rings. Following time to purchase lunch, you visit Stoneyhurst College. Your guided tour here will take in the various chapels and historic rooms within the building, as well as the many awe-inspiring artefacts on show including Sir Arthur Conan Doyles school desk. It is said that it was whilst he was a student here, that he had the inspiration for The Hound of the Baskervilles.
THE ORDER OF EXCURSIONS IS NOT NECESSARILY AS STATED.
3 nights en suite accommodation
Dinner, bed & breakfast
Excursions programme as detailed
Whistle Down the Wind & Pendle Witch Trials walking tour
Visit to Samlesbury Hall with 1 hour guided tour
Visit to Stoneyhurst College with guided tour
J.R Tolkien walking tour
Luxury coach travel throughout
Complimentary newspaper when you board the coach (1st day only)
Unless otherwise stated, admission prices into places of interest are not included
Holiday insurance is not included, but is available at the time of booking
Single room supplement
Polite note: This tour involves a lot of walking, therefore a good degree of mobility is required.
NOTE: If your pick-up does not fall in our catchment area please give one of our offices a call on Lowestoft 01502 574669 or Leiston 01728 830414 so we can assist you further.
We offer a travel only option on this tour**. For more details please contact us.
**Subject to availability, supplements will apply. We cannot travel off-route from the tour itinerary. Travel only is to/from the hotel stated on the itinerary.
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