Ales & Haunted Tales of Lancashire
Ales & Haunted Tales of Lancashire

Ales & Haunted Tales of Lancashire

Departure: Monday 13th May 2019

Holiday Preview

The stunning countryside and picturesque villages of the Ribble Valley are home to some mysterious residents and this tour explores the haunting and ghostly goings-on in this area of Lancshire.

Your Hotel

Best Western Plus Samlesbury Hotel is located in a semi-rural spot, and well located for touring the Lancashire Hills. Following a complete refurbishment in 2014, the hotel is modern, with an open plan bar, lounge, restaurant area. It has a gym and a lift to all floors.

Day 1
We depart West Wales and travel to Lancashire for our 4 night stay, making comfort stops on route.

Days 2 - 4

  • Depart hotel for a full day guided tour of the Ribble Valley to include stops at no less than 6 Inns! Hear stories of textile rioting and ghostly sightings in Clitheroe and unsolved murders in Bashall Eaves. See the law courts upstairs in the famous 1693 Hark to Bounty Inn before an included lunch at the Calf's Head, Worston. Then on to visit the Sun Inn at Chipping; Lancashire's most haunted public house, before stopping in Whalley on-route back to the hotel.
  • Today we travel north for a visit to Skipton and a cruise on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal. With humorous and interesting commentary, the history of this thoroughfare is brought to life. After free time in the town, continue into the Yorkshire Dales for a stop in Grassington, one of Yorkshire's prettiest villages with numerous tea rooms, hostelries and quaint shops.
  • Today's excursion explores 'Pendle Witches' country with a guide. Learn about the local women who were branded as witches and put on trial in the 15th century. Afterwards, visit Samlesbury Hall, a beautiful half-timbered medieval house with a turbulent and dramatic history and now one of the most haunted locations in Britain.

Day 5
After breakfast we will travel home with comfort stops on route.

Enquiries and booking call 01994 240908

Accommodation & Pricing

Hotel: Best Western Plus Samlesbury Hotel
Basis: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
Price: £375 per person


Single supplement
(Limited availability)