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Festive Chatsworth & The Peaks

Festive Chatsworth & The Peaks

Magnificent Chatsworth House is even more glorious at Christmas time with an array of lavish festive decorations adorning the house, and combined with Chatsworth's very own wonderful Christmas market our popular Derbyshire tour will be a truly festive experience! Our great value break in the beautiful Peak District also includes visits to the pretty market town of Bakewell, home of the famous Bakewell pudding and a journey beneath the earth to explore the two million year old vast limestone.

4 Days From £359

 

DEPARTS

Monday 30 November 2020

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy free time in the Derbyshire Spa town of Buxton

  • Take in the stunning winter scenery of The Peak District

  • See magnificent Chatsworth House adorned in festive finery

  • Sample an original Bakewell Pudding

  • Journey beneath the earth at Poole’s Cavern

 

Also included in your Tour Fare:

  • 3 nights’ bed, breakfast & evening meal

  • Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)

  • Rail & coach transfer as described

  • All excursions as detailed

  • Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager

DAY 1

Arriving in the spa town of Buxton in the heart of the Peak District, we make our way to the conveniently located Palace Hotel, close to the railway station. Explore this spa town or enjoy the hotels leisure facilities* ahead of dinner.

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DAY 2

A short coach journey takes us to the charming market town of Bakewell, perhaps best known for its famous Bakewell pudding. Here we experience how to make this world-famous treat and enjoy a tea or coffee whilst our pudding bakes, ready for us to take home. We then have free time to take a leisurely stroll along the river or visit the many shops selling Christmas gifts. In the afternoon we continue to Poole's Cavern where we take a journey beneath the earth with an expert guide, exploring a two million year old limestone cave lined with stalactites and stalagmites!

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DAY 3

This morning we visit magnificent Chatsworth House, the ancestral home of the Dukes of Devonshire since the 1500's. Each year the house has a different festive theme and is transformed into a Christmas wonderland. During our visit we have many rooms to explore including the impressive Painted Hall, State Rooms and Sculpture Gallery all dressed in an array of festive finery. In the afternoon we return to Buxton with its stunning architecture, individual shops and famous spa water.

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DAY 4

We bid farewell to beautiful Buxton and the Peak District as we make our way homeward.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

HOTEL

Palace Hotel, Buxton

The Palace Hotel is situated in the centre of Buxton, close to the railway station. The hotel has been an important building in the spa town since 1868 and is perfectly located for exploring the Peak District National Park. The hotel has retained much of its Victorian character and meals are served in the elegant Dovedale Restaurant.

*The hotel has leisure facilities including indoor pool, gymnasium, sauna and steam room (please note charges apply).

 

FARES

Fare Region

First

Standard

London: Euston

£559

£445

Greater London

£569

£459

South of England

£609

£485

East Anglia

£635

£499

South West

£549

£445

Heart of England

£495

£419

Midlands

£425

£399

Yorkshire

£429

£395

North East

£539

£455

North West

£495

£409

South Wales

£669

£455

North Wales

£455

£405

Scotland

£609

£495


Join & Leave at Hotel £359

 

Single Room Supplement £60

 

3 nights’ bed, breakfast & evening meal

Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)

Rail & coach transfer as described

All excursions as detailed

Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager

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