Two phenomenal cities in one weekend

This epic weekend trip visits two major cities in the UK - Liverpool and Manchester. Join us to see the best of both with guided tours and ample free time to explore, you will fall in love with their unique culture, architecture and vibe. We also offer an optional extra to visit the Manchester United stadium and have an official tour including the grounds and changing rooms. While we are at the Albert Docks you can also visit the Beatles Story and learn about the lives of Liverpool's legendary rock band.

tour durationDuration: 2 Days
age range Age Range: 16 - 80yrs
tour pace Pace: Moderate
group size Group Size: 25 - 50

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover Liverpool and Manchester on our guided walking tours
  • Visit the museum of Science and Industry in Manchester
  • Visit Manchester United football stadium and its official merchandise store
  • Go shopping in Manchester's Arndale Centre or Liverpool's One Centre
  • Have a beer at the Cavern Club
  • Check out Liverpool's 'Gotham' architecture
  • Visit Liverpools Maritime Museum on Albert Docks
  • Take a selfie on Penny Lane

WHATS INCLUDED

  • Return travel by executive coach
  • Services of an experienced tour leader
  • 1 night in a 3* holiday inn Hotel
  • Guided tour of Liverpool, including sights made famous by the Beatles, the Albert Docks, the River Mersey, and Anfield - home of Liverpool F.C.
  • Visit to the Beatles Story Exhibition (optional extra charge)
  • Visit the world famous Cavern Club
  • Visit Manchester’s modern shopping metropolis
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AVAILABILITY

Sat. 20th Apr 2019 - Sun. 21st Apr 2019GBP £165

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Sat. 6th Jul 2019 - Sun. 7th Jul 2019GBP £165

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Sat. 10th Aug 2019 - Sun. 11th Aug 2019GBP £165

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ITINERARY

Day 1

Departing in the early morning we arrive in Liverpool at lunchtime. We visit the modern center, bustling with stylish boutiques and shopping areas. You will have the opportunity to visit Albert Docks for a great shopping experience and see the Beatles Exhibition (optional extra charge). In the evening we visit the Cavern Club where the Beatles first took the UK music industry by storm and you will have time to have a beer. We then head to our hotel which is a fantastic well-rated hotel in between Liverpool and Manchester where you can relax and use the hotel facilities.

Day 2

After breakfast we travel to Manchester where you will see its thriving town center and if you wish, the famous Old Trafford Stadium where Manchester Utd football team play their home games. We have the afternoon at leisure before returning to your city of departure in the late evening.

OPTIONAL TOURS

Manchester United Stadium Tour & Museum - £18.00

Step behind the scenes at Old Trafford and see the stadium like the legends of Manchester United themselves. This guided tour takes you to exclusive areas like the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand and the players' dressing room, and brings you through more than 130 years of football history in the museum.


The Beatles Story - £12.00

Be transported on an incredible immersive journey as we tell the story of how four young lads from Liverpool were propelled to the dizzy heights of fame and fortune from their humble childhood beginnings. Replicas of the Casbah, Mathew Street and The Cavern authentically capture the early 60s, allowing you to personally experience the very places that helped make The Beatles the greatest band in the world. Hear the story unfold through our complimentary ‘Living History’ audio guides, which are available in eleven different languages. With special exhibitions, memorabilia and exclusive photographs, there's all this and much more at this award-winning attraction.


These prices may be subject to change on certain weekends, please check the booking page of each tour

ACCOMMODATION

Holiday Inn Leigh Sports Village

A modern hotel in Leigh Sports Village with excellent connections to Manchester and Liverpool. Great full English buffet breakfast and free Wi fi.

Leigh Sports Village, Sale Way, Leigh WN7 4JY

This accommodation is the normal one we use, please contact us to confirm if required

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    Departing from:

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