Liverpool and Manchester Ship Canal


Travel by Coach
2 Included Excursions
  • Take a leisurely cruise down the historic Manchester Ship Canal
  • Discover the vibrant city of Liverpool on a guided city tour
  • Explore Liverpool from your centrally located hotel

Liverpool is world-famous for its maritime heritage and we embark on a wonderful cruise along the Manchester Ship Canal and learn how this magnificent waterway shaped the industrial history of North West England.

This Holiday is Great For

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Day One - Home to Liverpool
We’ll make our way from the interchange to Liverpool, where we’ll check in to the Novotel Liverpool Centre and will enjoy an evening meal. (D)

Days Two to Four – Liverpool  
We’ll have a great time, with two included excursions to enjoy – the highlight of our trip, a cruise along the Manchester Ship Canal and a guided tour of Liverpool. (B,D)

Day Five – Liverpool to Home
Time to say goodbye today; we depart after breakfast and make our way to the interchange before returning home. (B)

Novotel Liverpool Centre

This modern 4-star hotel is located in the historic Albert Dock area of Liverpool, next to the Liverpool ONE shopping centre. The hotel features a swimming pool, steam room and gym. The hotel restaurant, bar and lounge feature vibrant décor and stylish furnishings.

Rooms at this hotel

Hotel Gallery

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Full Day: Manchester Ship Canal

Travelling along the Manchester Ship Canal, discover how this magnificent waterway shaped the cities and history of the North West. Along the way we pass some of the region’s most stunning architectural and natural sights as well as locks and bridges which have remained largely unchanged for over 100 years.


Half Day: guided tour of Liverpool

Enjoy an interesting guided tour of cosmopolitan Liverpool, uncovering some of the city’s vibrant history.