Pennine Explorer - Clayton-le-Moors
Pennine Explorer - Clayton-le-Moors

Pennine Explorer - Clayton-le-Moors

Departure: Monday 9th August 2021

Holiday Preview

Discover the Yorkshire-Lancashire border with a relaxing cruise on a traditional canal barge and a wonderful train journey.


Train journey on the Settle-Carlisle Railway, Visit to Skipton, Step on Tour Guide of Area, Visit to Howarth, Visit to Oswaldtwistle Mills (Shopping).

Your Hotel

Mercure Dunkenhalge Hotel is set inside a beautiful 700-year-old country manor house. The building retains many of its original features, including turrets, porticos and a vast staircase, which help to make any stay extra memorable. Set amongst the iconic Lancashire countryside with its own extensive landscaped grounds, Dunkenhalgh Hotel is perfect for a relaxing break.

Day 1
After leaving West Wales we travel to Lancashire for a 4 night stay making comfort stops on our route.

Day 2
Enjoy a classic rail journey on the Settle to Carlisle Railway disembarking at Appleby, which is considered the most scenic rail journey in England as it winds through moorland scenery and over the famous Ribblehead Viaduct.

Day 3
We travel into Yorkshire to Skipton for its ever-popular Wednesday market. Stall holders and shoppers barter with each other along the high street close to the town's impressive medieval castle. Join in the fun, before we continue our journey of the area with a tour guide.

Day 4
After breakfast we visit the historic town of Haworth, popular for its close ties with the famous Bronte Sisters and home to the Bronte Parsonage Museum. We then journey to Oswaldtwistle Mills, an award-winning shopping village & garden centre. The former Weaving Mill has over 100 retailers all under one roof offering everything from furniture and fashion to food, gifts, textiles, home furnishings & lighting.

Day 5
After a leisurely breakfast, sadly, it is time for home.

Enquiries and booking call 01994 240908

Accommodation & Pricing

Hotel: Mercure Dunkenhalge Hotel, Blackburn
Basis: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
Price: £375 per person sharing


Single supplement
(First 6 guests)
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