Visit with us some of the best shopping places - markets, shopping centres, Christmas Markets etc.
We arrive at the Boundary Mill Store in Colne, for a bit of retail therapy for those of you who like to ‘shop til you drop’. You have time for shopping, a wander around and lunch at one of the two restaurants in the store. There will be plenty of bargains to be had, so come with us for a day at Boundary Mill.
Come with us for an excursion to Blackburn for its market or a wander around the town. Blackburn Market offers over 120 stalls selling a wide range of produce, textiles and fashion, with the market, having its own refreshment court. There will be the opportunity to visit the Cathedral for it’s a Festival of Flowers. Organised as a celebration of regeneration of the city, thousands of blooms will fill the cathedral with spectacular contemporary installations and will showcase beautiful and imag
Ormskirk, a traditional market town, combines both ancient and modern. Set in a pedestrianised area surrounded by courtyards, charming arcades and specialist shops. In the afternoon, explore the delights of Southport and walk along the Promenade or visit the shops along the famous Lord Street
The iconic Ideal Home Show will be welcoming visitors from across the North West at Event City at Trafford. Whether you are a DIYer or interested in interior decorating or finishing touches then this is the show for you. There will be over 200 exhibitors from across seven dedicated show areas, catering to every need and taste or you can just visit the Trafford Centre for shopping (Entrance to the show not included)
We spend time at the Hayes Garden World in the Lake District town of Ambleside where you will find a wide range of plants, garden equipment and lots more, for all garden types young or old. We then travel to Windermere for a visit to the Lakeland Limited for that bit of unusual kitchen bits and pieces all under one roof.
On this tour we discover the seaside towns of the Wirral Peninsula. We start our day by visiting West Kirby where you can stroll along the prom or wander around the town. Then on to the seaside resort of New Brighton, which in its heyday had Europe’s biggest open air swimming pool and a tower bigger than Blackpool’s.
A fascinating insight into the work of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association at their Atherton Training School, where you will learn about their work and the excellent training facilities of this wonderful society. Then it is onto Ena Mill, for the perfect shopping experience all under one roof. (Tour at Guide Dog Centre free, but donations welcome)