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Romantic Ribble Valley (Half Board)

Romantic Ribble Valley (Half Board)

5 day break to Lancashire, staying at the Foxfields Country Hotel

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This is a 5 day break to Lancashire

staying at the Foxfields Country Hotel, Billington


The Foxfields Country Hotel is an upscale country-house hotel, ideally situated in a picturesque location in the heart of the Ribble Valley, enjoying panoramic views of Pendle Hill and the surrounding countryside.


Included in your holiday price:

  • Standard en-suite room

  • Breakfast & 3 course evening meals

  • Executive coach travel throughout

  • Guided Tour of Browsholme Hall & Gardens

  • Riley Green Canal Cruise & Afternoon Tea

  • Full day guided coach tour of Pendle Hill country, calling at Barrowford Visitor Centre and visits to Clitheroe, Chipping, Hodder Valley & Slaidburn

  • Journey through the Ribble Valley to Longridge, visiting Lancaster, then a ride through the beautiful Trough of Bowland

  • Porterage (depends on Covid 19 restrictions at hotel at the time of travel)

  • Door to door transfer (within 10 miles of Hailsham)
    - a charge may apply if not within our free pick-up area

Day 1

We depart for Lancashire, making comfort stops en-route including a suitable lunch stop. Arriving at the Foxfields Country Hotel late afternoon/early evening.


Day 2

Our guide joins us and our first visit today to the beautiful Browsholme Hall and Gardens for a guided tour. The gardens are laid out
in the style of Capability Brown. The Hall was built in 1512 and is the ancestral home of the Parker
family to this day.

This afternoon we have a short drive to Riley Green Marina. Here we join the boat for a relaxing and
peaceful cruise along the canal, with afternoon tea served on the way.


Day 3

Today we have a full day guided tour of Pendle Hill Country, hearing about the infamous witches.
Downham was the setting for the 1961 film Whistle Down the Wind and also TV’s Born and Bred. We
call at Barrowford Visitor Centre for a break before heading over Pendle Hill on our way to Clitheroe
for lunch break.

The day continues with a drive through the Britain in Bloom village of Chipping and on into the
Hodder Valley with a break at the riverside tearooms in Slaidburn before heading back to the hotel.


Day 4

This morning we begin with a ride along the Ribble Valley to Longridge and north to the City of
Lancaster, with its historic castle. We have time to explore and obtain lunch before we enjoy a ride
through the beautiful Trough of Bowland with delightful scenery and pretty villages as we return for
dinner and our final evening.


Day 5

We depart the hotel after breakfast, making our way home with comfort stops en-route and a suitable lunch stop, arriving back in East Sussex late afternoon/early evening.


FB=Full Breakfast, EM=Evening Meal

Room Amenities

  • Flatscreen Satellite TV

  • Hairdryer

  • Iron & Ironing board

  • Tea/Coffee making facility


Hotel Amenities

  • Swimming pool

  • Sauna & Steam room

  • Fitness centre

  • NO Lift



Electric Scooters/Wheelchairs

L.J. Edwards can take a maximum of 2 electric scooters/wheelchairs per short break, these must be for clients with a Blue Badge and Public Liability Scooter Insurance (subject to hotel agreement). L.J. Edwards accept no liability for any accident, loss of damage to the guest or their mobility scooter on a Short Break, or when the scooter/wheelchair is stored in the coach luggage compartment. The individual is responsible for ensuring they are capable of safely operating their mobility scooter and for the security of their mobility scooter during their holiday.


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L.J.EDWARDS COACH HIRE, Day Trip and Short Break Department, Chaucer Business Park, Dittons Road, Polegate, BN26 6JF

Tel No: 01323 440622


Company No: 11068729

VAT No: 289 3664 45

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