ALES & HAUNTED TALES
24TH JULY , 5 DAY 4 NIGHT DBB £455 (+£100SRS)
SAMLESBURY HOTEL, PRESTON.
Guided Ghost tour of Ribble Valley Soup and sandwich lunch with a glass of local ale. Cruise on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal /, Guided tour of 'Pendle Witches' Country Admission to Samlebury Hall.
The stunning countryside and picturesque villages of the Ribble Valley are home to some a mysterious residents and this tour explores the haunting and ghostly goings on in this area of Lancashire.
Day 1 Travel to the hotel in Lancashire.
Day 2 Depart hotel for a full day guided tour of the Ribble Valley to include, time allowing, stops at up to 5 Inns!
Hear stories of textile rioting and ghostly sightings in Clitheroe.
See the law courts upstairs in the famous 1693 Hark to Bounty Inn before an included lunch at the Calf's Head, Worston –
On then to visit the Sun Inn at Chipping; Lancashire's most haunted public house, before stopping in Whalley en-route back to the hotel.
Day 3 Travel north for a visit to Skipton and a cruise on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal. With a humorous and interesting commentary, the history of this important thoroughfare is brought to life. After free time in the town, continue into the Yorkshire Dales for a stop in Grassington, one of Yorkshire's prettiest villages with numerous tea rooms, hostelries and quaint shops.
Day 4 Today's excursion explores 'Pendle Witches' country with a guide. Learn about the local women who were branded as witches and put on trial in the 15th century. Afterwards, visit Samlesbury Hall, a beautiful half-timbered medieval house with a turbulent and dramatic history and now one of the most haunted locations in Britain.