The soul-soothing countryside and idyllic villages of the Ribble Valley are home to some mysterious goings-on.
The soul-soothing countryside and idyllic villages of the Ribble Valley are home to some mysterious goings-on.This tour explores eerie stories of horrible hauntings and ghostly apparitions in this part of Lancashire.Our guides (two days only) will reveal tales of textile riots, ghostly sightings, unsolved murders and grisly witch trials!
Our hotel, the four-star Best Western Plus Samlesbury Hotel, is in a pleasant location close to the M6. Recently refurbished, the hotel has an open plan bar/lounge/restaurant area and a fitness suite. Its 80 en-suite bedrooms are equipped with Freeview TV, safe, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and WiFi.
Europa Buscentre to Samlesbury via Cairnryan with Stena Line. A welcome tea/ coffee on arrival.
Hotel: Best Western Plus Samlesbury Hotel (4 nights D, B&B)
Today’s full day guided tour of the Ribble Valley
includes, time permitting, visits to six inns.
Hear stories of textile riots… ghostly sightings… and unsolved murders. We view the upstairs courtroom in the famous Hark to Bounty Inn (1693), before taking lunch at the Calf’s Head, Worston. Next stop is the Sun Inn at Chipping; Lancashire’s most haunted public house, then a visit to Whalley en-route to the hotel.
We travel to Skipton for a one-hour cruise on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal. After free time in Skipton, we continue into the Yorkshire Dales for a stop in Grassington, one of Yorkshire’s prettiest villages.B, D
This morning brings a guided tour of the ‘Pendle Witches’ country to learn about the infamous 15th-century witch trial. Afterwards we visit Samlesbury Hall, a beautiful half timbered medieval house, one of the most haunted locations in Britain.B, D
We leave Samlesbury to catch the midafternoon Stena Line sailing from Cairnryan to Belfast.B
B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included
Full day guided tour of the Ribble Valley Leeds-Liverpool Canal Cruise Skipton Grassington Guided tour of the Pendle Witches country Samlesbury Hall
Single Room Supplement £70
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