Bay Inclusive Blackpool and Grand National Opening Day

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  • Enjoy a day of racing at Aintree for the Grand Opening Day of the Grand National Festival
  • Jaunt to Oswaldtwistle Mills
  • Relax in seaside Blackpool

Over three extraordinary days, high drama, passion and excitement are guaranteed. Our holiday to Blackpool includes an excursion to Aintree for the Grand Opening Day of the Grand National Festival!

Excursions

Excursion to Oswaldtwistle Mills (Included)

Excursion to the unique Oswaldtwistle Mills - a wonderful mix of shops and crafts before enjoying tea and cake before returning to Blackpool.


Grand National Opening Day at Aintree (Included)

Excursion to Aintree to experience the Grand Opening Day of the Grand National. The curtain raiser for the entire event, a full card of racing is just part of the attraction with live music and entertainment also part of the festivities.
The three-day Aintree gets going each year on Thursday. despite the crowds being smaller than the Grand National Day, it is still a hugely popular day on the jump racing calendar with around 35,000 people attending. In 2021, the event will open with a new name 'A Day For Champions' with the main attraction being a Champions Lounge with sporting heroes past and present. 

Accommodation

Liberty's Hotel (primary)

  • Located just off Blackpool’s North Promenade minutes from Blackpool Tower
  • The hotel has a relaxing lounge and bar with a calendar of varied entertainment
  • Access the length of Blackpool’s sea front by tram and much of the north-west from nearby Blackpool North station

Blackpool has been entertaining visitors for generations and millions of people still flock to its golden sands every year for great attractions, vibrant nightlife and an all-round good time. At Liberty’s Hotel you will stay at the heart of Blackpool’s attractions and enjoy all the fun of being at the seaside.

The hotel is just a 10 minute walk from world famous Blackpool Tower and just a little further to the SEA LIFE centre and Madame Tussauds. The North Pier is just a five minute walk away and the attractions around the around the South Pier and Pleasure Beach are a short 15 minute journey away on the tram.

If you want to venture a little further you can catch a tram to Fleetwood in half an hour where you can enjoy this traditional Victorian seaside resort. Or take a train to the city of Manchester and discover this beautiful city that had a huge hand in the Industrial Revolution and is packed with history.

In the hotel you can enjoy fantastic food in the restaurant with tasty full cooked breakfast and evening meals featuring a varied menu available daily. Relax and unwind with a drink in the comfy bar and lounge after a long day enjoying Blackpool’s attractions. Liberty’s has two room types with standard rooms and standard plus rooms which offer a slightly more modern décor.

Destinations
  • United Kingdom
  • England
  • Blackpool
  • Europe
Tour Types
  • 50 plus
  • Seniors
  • Entertainment
  • Beach
  • Seaside
  • Cultural
  • UK Coach Departures
Monday
Your break starts today as you travel to Breakbast by luxury coach. Our coaches are a relaxing way to start your trip, as you’ll enjoy a large amount of legroom to stretch out and let beautiful British countryside pass you by. Tuck into a delicious evening meal on arrival and after check-in. (Dinner)
 
Tuesday-Thursday
You’ll spend the next 3 days in and around Blackpool. You’ll explore on 2 excursions and enjoy time at leisure to discover the town itself. Included excursions include trips to the Grand National and Oswaldtwistle Mills. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Friday
Time to say goodbye today, after a delicious cooked breakfast at the hotel you’ll check out and get back aboard your luxury coach for the journey home. (Breakfast)

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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