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Bronte Country Tour

Bronte country is an area which straddles the West Yorkshire and East Lancashire pennines in the north of England.

A windswept land of heather and wild moors, it is hardly surprising that this region became the inspiration for the classic works of the three famous Bronte sisters, Charlotte, Emily and Anne.

Date:
Available year-round
Location:
West Yorkshire, East Lancashire Pennines
  • 3 Day Coach and Ferry
Adult
POA
Student
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Package Includes

** Prices are dependent on dates, ferry, numbers travelling etc. Please contact our office for more details. **

  • Three days luxury coach hire including driver's expenses.
  • Return Irish Ferries sailings, as specified.
  • Two nights bed and breakfast at the Holiday Inn Express, Leeds, or similar.
  • Admission to the Chill Factore.
  • Admission to Bronte Parsonage museum.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Teachers lunch allowance per teacher, per day.
  • One teacher free with every eight students.

Additional Information:

Chill Factore

Since being launched in November 2007, the Chill Factore is home to the UKs longest indoor skiing and snowboarding slope. It has welcomed over three million visitors and in 2010, was the winner of Manchester Tourism's 'Access for All' award.

Located less than four miles from Manchester city centre and adjacent to the Trafford centre, the Chill Factore is an easily accessible, fun and popular leisure destination with fun snow activities for absolutely everyone.

Bronte Parsonage Museum

The Brontë Parsonage Museum is a beautifully maintained museum by the Brontë society in honour of the famed Brontë sisters - Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë - in their old home located in Haworth, West Yorkshire, an area of England covered in much open, expansive moorland. The museum is packed full of family memorabilia, original furniture and facts and information for visitors.

UNESCO World Heritage site in Salthaire

Saltaire village is located on the river Aire near Bradford in West Yorkshire, England. It is named after Sir Titus Salt who built a textile mill. In December 2001, Saltaire was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is a marvellous example of a complete and well-preserved industrial village of the second half of the 19th century with its textile mills, public buildings and workers' housing.


Hotel Options

Holiday Inn Express, Cavendish Street / Kirkstall Road, Leeds LS3 1LY. Ph: +0044 (0) 113 242 6200

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The Holiday Inn Express, situated in the heart of Leeds is a stunning modern and contemporary city centre hotel - a prime choice for business or pleasure! Our reception, lounge and breakfast areas are comfortable, informal and offer the convenience of free WiFi.

Each of our 112 ensuite guest rooms offer consistent quality with air conditioning, en suite power showers, satellite TV, a choice of soft or firm pillows, hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities and direct dial telephone. Additional facilities include car parking and refurbished meeting rooms. Our value room rates also include complimentary hot breakfast.

We are also proud to be an Official Hotel Provider to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.


Itinerary

Day one:

Coach departs the school for an early morning sailing from Dublin to Holyhead with Irish Ferries.
Arrive at Holyhead and transfer to Manchester.
Stop at the Trafford centre in Machester and spend time visiting the Chill Factore.
When finished, travel on to the Holiday Inn Express in Leeds.
Arrive at the hotel, check in and evening meal.

Day two:

Transfer to Haworth, near Keighley, in West Yorkshire (heart of Bronte country) and visit the Bronte Parsonage museum.
Transfer to Bradford in West Yorkshire and visit Saltaire village, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Return to the hotel, evening meal.

Day three:

Check out of the hotel.
Depart for Holyhead but en route, stop off at the Cheshire Oaks Retail Outlet for some well deserved retail therapy!
Arrive at Holyhead for the afternoon sailing home to Dublin.



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Please Note:

** Please note that itinerary may be subject to change. Groups should make financial provision in the eventuality of their return ferry being delayed.**

** It is also the responsibility of each person to be on time for all coach connections, coaches will not wait for latecomers. **