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Group Travel Tour Operator and DMC for Liverpool and Southport

Cultural Liverpool and Classic Southport

  • Merseyside Maritime Museum ©National Museums Liverpool

    Culture Tall Ships 2018 Merseyside Maritime Museum ©National Museums Liverpool
  • Liverpool Cathedral in the summer ©Marjolein Sluijter

    Culture Liverpool Cathedral in the summer
4 day tour
From £209 per person - minimum 20 passengers

Over recent years, Liverpool has emerged as a world class tourist destination offering a real mix of culture and heritage. Along the coast, Southport is welcoming new visitors keen to experience the town’s burgeoning shopping culture and also the seaside activities. In this tour we visit both destinations. Experience nature close-up at WWT Martin Mere and then go ‘Iron Men’ spotting on Crosby beach.


Dates

Dates throughout 2022 & 2023


Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Travel to your hotel

 

Day 2

Liverpool and Albert Dock

Today we head into Liverpool for a full day to explore this remarkable city. Albert Dock, Albert Dock is one of Britain’s top heritage attractions, situated in a spectacular riverside setting as part of Liverpool’s UNESCO designated World Heritage Site.part of Liverpool’s waterfront UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to a number of award-winning visitor attractions, including The Beatles Story, Merseyside Maritime Museum and Tate Liverpool. A trip on one of the famous Mersey Ferries is a must, if only to see Liverpool’s spectacular waterfront in all its glory. For shoppers, LiverpoolONE is the city’s newest and grandest shopping centre.

Day 3

‘Iron Men’, Southport and WWT Martin Mere

This morning we travel to Crosby beach to see Anthony Gormley’s world famous ‘Another Place’, 100 iron men sculptures that face towards the sea. We continue to Southport to discover Lord Street, a Victorian canopied boulevard with a charming, unique style all of its own. Don’t miss Wayfarers Shopping Arcade, a Grade II listed building opened in 1898 that boasts a stunning glass-domed roof, impressive period décor and more than 30 exclusive stores, and stroll along the UK’s second longest pier with a traditional penny arcade at the end. In the afternoon we travel to WWT Martin Mere, a wetland nature reserve with a worldwide collection of birds cared for and displayed by continent. Take a 30-minute electric boat cruise through the wetlands for a peaceful and unusual tour.

Day 4

Return home


Suggested Hotels – Recently inspected by Greatdays staff

Mercure Haydock ****

This Georgian mansion style hotel is located close to the M6 and just a mile from Haydock Racecourse. Surrounded by beautiful grounds, this hotel features modern facilities. Guests can enjoy locally sourced produce in the restaurant, bistro and bar and use the leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym. There are 135 bedrooms featuring en-suite bathrooms, TV with satellite channels, iron and ironing board, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift and on-site coach parking.

Royal Clifton Hotel & Spa, Sure Collection by Best Western, Southport ***

An exceptional range of facilities and excellent standards of service await at the Best Western Royal Clifton Hotel & Spa. Located on Southport’s promenade this hotel is the perfect base to explore this beautiful seaside town. Guests can enjoy delicious meals in the Pavilion Restaurant and in the more relaxed Conservatory Bar & Bistro. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gym, sauna and steam room. The bedrooms offer spectacular views of the Kings Gardens, the beach, the North West Coast and the local town. They all include a hospitality tray, telephone, internet and multi-channel TV. Coach parking is available nearby.


Dates 4 days / 3 nights 
2022 dates From £209.00 per person
2023 dates Prices on request

Single room supplement available upon request.

All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place for a coach driver or group organiser in a single room, both are based on a minimum 20 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include coach hire or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at info@greatdays.co.uk

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