This varied holiday includes a day in lively Liverpool with a guided tour to get your sightseeing off to a great start before we set sail on the iconic ferry across the Mersey, taking in the city’s UNESCO World Heritage waterfront. On another day we explore historic Chester, a city that delights visitors with period architecture and riverside walks. We then step back in time as we journey to the quaint market town of Llangollen for an evocative horse-drawn canal cruise through the tranquil waters.
Anderton Boat Lift River Cruise
We head to Anderton en route to our hotel to experience the Edwin Clark boat trip. This
amazing 19th century feat of engineering lifts our boat an incredible fifty feet
between the River Weaver and the Trent & Mersey Canal. Afterwards, we enjoy a
cruise on the river. Liverpool Day Tripper Look forward to a guided tour of Liverpool’s
landmarks such as Albert Dock and Beatles attractions. Afterwards, no trip to Liverpool
would be complete without taking the ferry across the Mersey!
Chester’s gems include old city walls, Roman amphitheatre and a stunning cathedral as well
as pleasure cruises on the River Dee and historic half-timbered architecture.
Llangollen Horse Drawn Canal Cruise
We head to Llangollen Wharf to board our boat for a leisurely sail along the picturesque
Llangollen Canal. Admire the scenery along with the strength of the handsome horse as you
experience life from the olden days. Afterwards, enjoy some free time to explore this pretty
We enjoy a visit to the popular Salford Quays attraction on our way home.
This contemporary hotel presents spacious and luxurious bedrooms and a state-of-the-art leisure club. Outside you’ll find a pretty garden and terrace to relax on as well as tennis courts for the more active.
For departures from Scotland (Glenton)
Where advertised our door to door service is available to customers living within ten miles of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and Hamilton. On our AIR & CRUISE holidays we offer an extended service with a radius of 35 miles from the listed points, for departures from Scottish ports and airports. Please call 08000 24 24 24 to check if you are eligable for our Door to Door service.
For departures from England (Glenton Palmer)
Our much-loved free Door to Door service is available on all Glenton Palmer Select coach tours of four days or longer and many of our AIR & CRUISE holidays. Available to customers living in the collection area. Please click here to view maps of the pick up areas. Please call 01924 895 849 to check if you are eligable for our Door to Door service.
A home collection may still be available from outside these areas but a supplement will apply.
Where advertised this free service it may be necessary to share your vehicle with other passengers on your tour. The pick-up will be at the address of the lead name on your booking. Additional pick-ups may be requested at a supplement of £20 per person. You will be driven from your home to a coach pick-up point and, on occasion, you may have to transfer to another vehicle before boarding the coach. Unfortunately, for operational and administrative reasons, Door to Door service may not be available for bookings made within 21 days of departure.