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Blackpool Illuminations and the Lake District

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Blackpool Illuminations and the Lake District

Choose a holiday to Blackpool in autumn or winter and it will be difficult to miss the world-famous Blackpool Illuminations! Part of British life since 1879, the illuminations continue to be an electrifying experience for all and our holiday includes a trip by vintage tram through the lights – the best way to admire this dazzling spectacle. With other highlights including the beautiful Lake District and Oswaldtwistle Mills, there's something for everyone to enjoy!


  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service then on to Blackpool for a four-night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Oswaldtwistle Mills and Blackpool

    This morning we visit Oswaldtwistle Mills. A former weaving mill and home to over 100 retailers all under one roof, there’s something here for everyone. Here we enjoy tea and cake before returning to Blackpool where you’ll have free time to explore the many attractions at leisure.

    Why not enjoy a stroll along the 'Golden Mile', passing the three traditional piers and, of course, the iconic tower? Or discover the Comedy Carpet installation in the heart of the town, where jokes and catchphrases of some of the country's finest comedians who have played in Blackpool have been immortalised onto the ground in front of the tower.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Oswaldtwistle Mills

    Oswaldtwistle Mills
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    Included Highlights

    • Blackpool
    • Oswaldtwistle Mills
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Southport

    Enjoy a day at leisure in Blackpool. From the iconic Blackpool Tower to the three traditional piers, there is so much to keep you entertained.

    Alternatively, why not join our optional excursion to Southport? The bustling shops on Lord Street, the elegant pier and beautiful beach are all worth exploring. Call in at popular Wayfarers Arcade and be impressed by the elegant architecture and glass roof.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2023 2024
    • Southport

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Lake District and evening Blackpool Illuminations by vintage tram

    Famous for its lakes, mountains and early 19th century poets, the Lake District is the most visited National Park in the UK and England’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site. We visit beautiful Bowness-on-Windermere, the popular village that hugs the shores of England’s largest lake. Explore the independent shops, watch the world go by from the quaint cafes or take in the stunning scenery that surrounds you.

    After dinner, join our excursion through the lights by vintage tram – the best way to see this dazzling spectacle! The greatest free light show on earth never fails to impress, as the six-mile stretch of seafront is illuminated with new additions every year!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Blackpool Illuminations

    Blackpool Illuminations by vintage tram
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    Included Highlights

    • Bowness-on-Windermere
    • Blackpool Illuminations by vintage tram
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast


You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Liberty’s Hotel in Blackpool.
  • Liberty's Hotel

    Occupying a sought-after location just back from the North Promenade, Liberty’s Hotel is in a great position to take advantage of Blackpool’s incredible attractions, including Blackpool Tower which is just a short walk away. The hotel boasts superb views over the Irish Sea, perfect for watching the world go by after a fun day out, and you’re guaranteed the warmest of welcomes during your stay. Unwind with a drink and socialise with other guests in the relaxing bar and lounge area, and the on-site restaurant serves delicious breakfasts – sure to keep you fuelled for a day of exploring – and an à la carte menu in the evening.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Bath and/or Shower

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.