AGTO Northern Branch

Lancashire - Familiarisation Visit

Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd November 2019

All Branches Welcome



Friday 1st November 2019

From 13.00hrs. Afternoon Check-in at the Best Western Plus Samlesbury Hotel

14.00hrs Depart the hotel to nearby Samlesbury Hall for refreshments & tour by ‘Janey the Witch’!

19.30hrs Dinner at the Best Western Plus Samlesbury Hotel


Saturday 2nd November 2019

Breakfast (From 07.30hrs)

09.30hrs Transport Departs Hotel for Barton Grange Garden Centre.  Here we enjoy a Cruise aboard Kingfisher Cruises with a delicious Cream Tea.
11.45hrs Depart Barton Grange for Oswaldtwistle Mill where we enjoy a Soup & Sandwich Lunch.
13:45hrs Depart Oswaldtwistle Mill with our guide for a tour of lovely Lancashire, theme to be confirmed.
16:00 Arrive back at Oswaldtwistle Mill for a little free time to browse.   
17:30hrs Arrive back at hotel with time at leisure prior to dinner

19.30hrs Dinner


Sunday 3rd November 2019

Breakfast (From 07.30hrs) & check-out
09:30hrs Depart hotel for Leighton Hall.  Coffee & Biscuits on arrival followed by a Guided Tour of the Hall.
12:30hrs Depart Leighton Hall for nearby Carnforth Station, film location of the film ‘Brief Encounter’.
13:30hrs Depart Carnforth Station and travel back to Samlesbury Hotel.
14:00hrs End of Tour




AGTO Member (based on 2 sharing)         £119.00 per person

AGTO Non-Member                                                £124.00 per person

AGTO Member (Single)                               £161.00 per person

AGTO Non-Member (Single)                      £166.00 per person


To make a booking, please send deposit of £25.00 per person to Bob Walker, 35 Micawber Road, Poynton, SK12 1UP (please make cheques payable to GTOA Northern Branch).