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Wednesday 8 July to Saturday 11 July 2020
Stay 3 nights half board & enjoy Liverpool, Salford's Media City etc, or a Ship Canal Cruise
- Welcome wine reception, car parking
- City Centre Hotel next to Lime Street Railway Station
- Excursion to Salford Quays BBC Media City, Lowry Centre & IWM (north)
- Optional full day excursion on Manchester Ship Canal
The 3-star Liner Hotel Liverpool is based on a classic cruise ship offering nautical decor. Liverpool Lime Street Station is just 200m away & many of the city centre's attractions are within easy walking distance. Rooms have LCD TV & free WiFi, luxury toiletries, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer & minibar, & secure car parking is free.
Check in from 2pm, although parking is available from 1pm. There will be a welcome meeting with wine before dinner this evening.
After breakfast you will be coached to Salford for your pre-booked excursion. You have 2 options. Either:
A 6-HOUR CRUISE ON THE MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL, SALFORD TO LIVERPOOL WITH PACKED LUNCH INCLUDED (SUPPLEMENT £20pp). This is a memorable journey along the 35 mile stretch of canal & a lively commentary reveals insights into the history of one ofBritain's major waterways. The cruise takes in spectacular scenery leaving passengers in no doubt as to how its construction shaped the city of Manchester & the North West Of England.
A GUIDED TOUR of BBC MEDIA CITY, A VISIT TO IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM (North) & THE LOWRY GALLERY.
Media City has played host to an array of favourite programmes such as Match of the Day, Blue Peter, Question of Sport, Mastermind, BBC Breakfast, Radio 5 Live, CBBC, BBC Sport, Philharmonic Orchestra & many more. The IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM (North) takes you through a timeline of wars Britain & the Commonwealth have been involved in from the first World War to the present day. Learn more about L.S. LOWRY with an introduction to the man & his work.
THIS IS A FREE DAY TO EXPLORE LIVERPOOL.There are so many places to visit. ALBERT DOCK, home to several museums, many of which have free entry. These include TATE LIVERPOOL, MUSEUM OF LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE MARITIME MUSEUM & the INTERNATIONAL SLAVERY MUSEUM. You may even choose to visit THE BEATLES STORY(entrance not included).
Breakfast & dinner are included at the hotel. You can upgrade dinner one evening to ON BOARD THE FLOATING GRACE. This is an atmospheric dining experience boarding the FLOATING GRACE at the Albert Dock, enjoying a glass of bubbly as the boat sets off. You will then be served a set 3-course evening meal as you peacefully cruise through Liverpool's historic docks. Capacity is limited & bookings will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. This choice attracts a supplement of £25pp.
After breakfast check out by 11am. Hotel car parking is free until 1pm
*Surcharge £20 per person if opting for Manchester Ship Canal Cruise
*Surcharge £25 per person if opting for Liverpool Dinner Cruise.