Crich Tramway Village
The Peak of Transport Treats Our perfectly packed Peak tour features a relaxing canal cruise through the peaceful Derwent Valley and visits to Crich Tramway Village, Denby Pottery Village, Cromford Mills, Kedleston Hall and the Great British Car Journey museum. PACKAGED ITINERARY Day 1 Arrival We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner. Day 2 Cromford Cruise & Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mills We begin our day in Cromford, from where we enjoy a return 2 hour narrow boat cruise through the picturesque Derwent Valley. We finish our morning with free time to explore Matlock and have some lunch. In the afternoon we visit Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mills , a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We enjoy a mill and village tour to hear the story of how in the 18th century the valley changed the world with the first successful water powered cotton spinning mill. Day 3 Denby Pottery Village & Kedleston Hall This morning we make our way to Denby Pottery Village, home to the largest selection of Denby stoneware in the world. We embark on the Denby Discovery and Museum Experience , starting with the Discovery Experience where we find out how the beautiful pottery is hand-crafted from ‘clay to cup’, followed by a visit to the Museum where we discover 200 years of fascinating Denby history. Our experience also includes a hot drink and cake at Bourne’s Coffee Shop & Bistro. This afternoon we visit Kedleston Hall , an 18th century mansion and seat of the Curzon family. Inside, we discover luxurious Adam interiors, state rooms and the family’s collection of fine art and furniture, including 1,000 objects from across the Asian continent. Outside, we can stroll the beautiful pleasure grounds and parkland, also designed by Robert Adam. Day 4 Great British Car Journey & Crich Tramway Village We spend this morning at the fascinating Great British Car Journey , a car museum celebrating an era when British innovation was at the forefront of a transport revolution. We explore more than 130 vehicles as we discover the history of British motoring, from the legendary Austin 7 to the magnificent Mini and Metro. In the afternoon we visit Crich Tramway Village , a period village museum where we can enjoy travelling along the traditional village street on a vintage tram, viewing the exhibitions and marvelling at the spectacular views. Day 5 Departure After breakfast, we make our way home.
Cromford Canal Cruise
Great British Car Journey
Derby Mickleover, BW Signature Collection Mickleover, Derbyshire
Located at Mickleover on the outskirts of Derby, the Derby Mickleover offers a warm welcome to groups. There is lift access to all 99 bedrooms which are of a good size and all contain a TV, hairdryer and tea/ coffee making facilities. There is a large restaurant with plenty of natural daylight and also a bar leading to the open plan reception. A lounge can be found on the first floor and is an ideal place to relax away from the hustle and bustle below. Leisure facilities include a swimming pool, sauna, steam room and solarium. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Leisure facilities • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge 4 Nights Half Board Twin from £375pp Double for Sole Use Supplement from £116 Based on Monday arrivals
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Inclusions • Porterage & welcome tea/coffee • Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner • 2 hour narrow boat cruise Cromford Wharf - Leawood • Mill & village tour of Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mills • Denby Discovery & Museum Experience with hot drink & cake • Entrance to Kedleston Hall • Entrance to Great British Car Journey museum • Crich Tramway Village visit & tram ride
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