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29th Annual World Of Coronation Street Tour 201829th Annual World Of Coronation Street Tour 2018

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Kemptville Travel  PRESENTS THE 29thANNUAL

“World of Coronation Street” Tour
August 31st – September 15th, 2018

Day-by-Day Itinerary


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Friday, August 31st

 Depart for England and the “World of Coronation Street”.

 Meet at Toronto Pearson International Airport and embark on your flight to Manchester.


Saturday, September 1st– Cocktail Reception and Dinner.

We touch down in Manchester where our guide will meet us and whisk us to our city centre hotel where you will have time to settle in- rest or unpack- before we meet for a welcome reception and an early informal dinner in the hotel. (D)


Sunday, September 2nd-Manchester City Sights


Your guide will introduce you to the fabulous city of Manchester taking in the stunning historic and modern buildings and learning its history. See the Manchester Town Hall one of the finest municipal buildings in Britain and a photo stop  at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium.  Enjoy a  trip on a narrow boat on one of the citys  many canals during which a light lunch is served before a mid-afternoon return to the hotel.   In the evening, it's time to have your cameras at the ready for a special evening at a convenient traditional pub for a buffet meal and a special surprise guest! (B, L, D)

Monday, September 3rd– Locations Tour


The Coronation Street cast often film out and about around Manchester and today we'll visit some of those classic locations before heading to a family owned garden centre where you'll take tea and cake whilst Corrie expert Mark Llewellin shares some of the show's history with you. The evening is free for you to enjoy the city at your leisure. (B, T)


Tuesday, September 4th- Blackpool – The Seaside


Today we take to the coast and enjoy a day in the famous seaside resort of Blackpool with its piers, legendary tower, pleasure beach and more.  We'll include admission to the glittery tower ballroom with afternoontea and Madam Tussauds waxworks with its Coronation St exhibits!  You'll also have plenty of free time to explore the town before we take in the world-famous illuminations on our way home.   (B, T, A)


Wednesday, September 5th - Arley Hall & Knutsford


A gentler day in the Cheshire countryside with a stop at the pretty historic town of Knutsford for some free time before an afternoon visit to Arley Hall, used as a filming location for many Corrie weddings and funerals.  In the evening go on a leisurely stroll to city centre restaurant Annie's for dinner – which is run by Corrie’s Fiz. (B, A, D)


Thursday, September 6th–Salford Quays, Studios


Another Corrie filled day including some locations visits and then the highlight of the week - an exclusive VIP Tour of the Corrie set itself.   You’ll need a rest before we don our glad rags and head to the nearby Midland Hotel- Manchester's oldest – for a gala dinner with surprise VIP guest.   (B, A, D)


Friday,  September 7th– Manchester – Bunratty / Ireland


This morning after our Corrie fix we bid farewell to Manchester as we head to the airport for our short flight to Dublin where you will be met and travel cross country to the West coast and our Shannonside hotel. Tonight, you will enjoy a traditional Irish night at a medieval banquet. (B, D)


Saturday,  September 8 th–Limerick & Adare + Kerry

After breakfast we head for the Kingdom of Kerry. A tour of Limerick City is undertaken before travelling to Adare and enjoy the picturesque thatched cottages.  We continue via Rathkeale and Abbeyfeale and arrive in the beautiful town of Killarney.  (B, A, D) 


Sunday, September 9 th– Dingle Peninsula

This morning we visit the Kingdom of Kerry Museum in Tralee. Afterwards a tour of the Dingle Peninsula. We will visit the fishing port of Dingle and view the Blasket Islands as we round Slea Head. Enjoy views of the Lakes before returning to Killarney.  (B, A,)


Monday, September 10th -  Kenmare & Killarney

We take the short drive to the heritage town of Kenmare this morning. We then travel the Ring of Kerry road back into Killarney thru’ Moll’s Gap and by Ladies View. This afternoon enjoy a jaunting car ride thru’ Killarney National Park. This evening you are invited to Quill’s Farmhouse for a traditional Irish dinner and entertainment. (B, A, D)


Tuesday, September 11th - Blarney & Tipperary

Leaving Kerry we travel east to Blarney Castle. And then  head to Tipperary with its lush, green landscape. We visit Cahir for a tour of one of Ireland’s best preserved castles and the town of Cashel, dominated by the spectacular Rock of Cashel, before arriving in medieval Kilkenny. (B,A,D)


Wednesday,  September 12th  - Waterford & Kilkenny

Follow in the footsteps of a group of Famine emigrants as you board a replica of the sailing vessel Dunbrody at the quayside in New Ross. We continue to the city of Waterford, founded by the Vikings some 1,100 years ago and visit the new Waterford Crystal Centre before returning to Kilkenny for a leisurely afternoon.  (B, A, D)


Thursday, September 13th– Curragh of Kildare

This morning we travel through the Curragh of Kildare for a guided tour of the Irish National Stud. You also visit the Horse Museum and the Japanese Gardens. A panoramic tour of Dublin is undertaken before arriving at your city hotel. This evening, a free night to explore the electric atmosphere in Dublin. (B, A)


Friday, September 14th–Dublin at Leisure

Enjoy a lazy start today before you set off to explore Dublin’s “Fair City”.  Check out the famous streets, squares, magnificent buildings and great last minute shopping.  Maybe a stroll down Grafton Street or a pint at the Gravity bar at the Guinness storehouse.  This evening a farewell dinner with some lively Irish entertainment.  (B,D)


Saturday. September 15th -Fly Dublin - Toronto

All good things must come to an end so it's farewell to Ireland and for those who have booked air inclusive tours we transfer to Dublin airport for our return flight to Toronto (B)


Initials in brackets mean:
B. = Full English Breakfast T. = Afternoon Tea D. = Dinner A. = Admissions


Note: This itinerary may be subject to substitutions or changes.




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