Tall Ships, Liverpool
An international fleet of tall ships will take over the city of Liverpool for Tall Ships Liverpool 2018, the start of the 2018 Biscay Tall Ships Regatta. This event will offer a fantastic opportunity for visitors to step aboard many beautiful tall ships from across the world while thousands of crew members meet and compete with their counterparts, bringing international friendship and culture to the forefront. From Liverpool the tall ships will race south, through the Irish Sea, Celtic Sea for the finale of the 2018 Biscay Tall Ships Regatta in Bordeaux, France.
Day 1 Departure: 0900-1000 hrs. Travel to Liverpool, making a comfort stop en-route. Hotel check-in. Dinner is included for the next 3 nights.
Days 2 & 3 At leisure in Liverpool. The Tall Ships event coincides with the International Mersey River Festival, a three day celebration of Liverpool’s wonderful and historic waterfront. Discover this exciting city famous for its music and the Beatles. Marvel at the spectacular waterfront area, explore the variety of museums and art galleries, or indulge in the fantastic high street stores. Liverpool is a centre of maritime,
cultural and sporting excellence. Its unrivalled architecture and heritage, including its world-famous waterfront, itself named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site is complimented by more listed buildings and monuments than any other UK city outside London reinforcing the city’s reputation as a place of true
aesthetic excellence. Arguably best known for The Beatles and their unique legacy, which can be seen all over the city. Places like Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields are established on a popular tourist trail which attracts thousands of fans from around the world. Most museums in Liverpool are free entry. The Liverpool Museum has a free Beatles Exhibition too. Tall Ships event programme details to be finalised.
Day 4 Depart hotel, making comfort stop en-route. Arrive home: to be advised.
• Return coach travel
• 3 nights accommodation
• Traditional English or continental breakfast with self-service buffet starter
• Served 3 course dinner (3 choices) plus after dinner coffee
• Hotel porter service
• All coach tours
Best Western Forest Hills Hotel, Frodsham, Cheshire
Situated just off the M56 yet set amidst beautiful Cheshire countryside. Stunning panoramic views across the Cheshire plains and the Mersey Estuary await all who visit. Approximately 25 miles from Liverpool. Located at the top of Frodsham Hill which is ½ hour downhill walk to the town. Uphill is more strenuous.
Bedrooms: En-suite with TV, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, radio.
Facilities: Bar, lounge. Night porter. Leisure club includes 20m pool, sauna, steam room, techno gym, snooker room.
Mobility Information: No lift. 3 floors. Restaurant is over 3 levels with 3 steps to each level. Upper floor and lower ground floor have 16 steps to each. Limited ground floor and disabled bedrooms available on request/subject to availability.
Single room supplement £45.00.
Executive bedroom supplement £20.00 per person per night, on request.
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