Visit Coronation Street and BBC at MediaCityUK

Tour Details

Join us on a tour that is a ‘must do’ for all Coronation Street fans. Wander through Weatherfield as Coronation Street The Tour takes you on a trip down the nation’s most famous street to discover the hidden world behind the camera lens.
Take a guided tour of the external sets at MediaCityUK and be immersed in the familiar surroundings of the Rovers Return, Roys Rolls, Underworld and The Kabin.

Also join the BBC Tour at MediaCityUK and walk in the footsteps of some of your favourite celebrities to peek behind the scenes. The studios are home to a whole host of BBC channels and programmes including favourites such as Match of the Day, Blue Peter, A Question of Sport, Mastermind and BBC Breakfast as well as Radio 5 live, CBBC, BBC Sport and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, to name just a few.

 

Departing 18th May, 29th June, 20th July, 28th September, 19th October, 16th November & 7th December 2019

3 days

From £259 per person sharing

 

Price Includes:

  • Luxury coach travel from Coleraine, Ballymoney, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Dunsilly Belfast and Belfast Stena Port
  • Return ferry crossing with Stena Line Belfast-Cairnryan
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in the 3* Cresta Court Hotel, Altrincham
  • Breakfast
  • Guided tour of the Coronation Street set at MediaCityUK
  • Guided tour of the BBC studios at MediaCityUK
  • Visit to Gretna Green Shopping Outlet
  • Free time in Carlisle
  • Services of an experienced Travel Solutions Tour Manager

 

Optional Extras:

  • Single Supplement – £50

Accommodation

3* Cresta Court Hotel

http://www.cresta-court.co.uk/

Our contemporary stylish hotel is an ideal choice for Manchester Airport (5 miles away), and yet so near to all surrounding attractions such as The Trafford Centre, Manchester United Football Club and Lancashire Cricket Ground.

 

The hotel is a two minute walk from Metro Link and a ten minute tram journey from Manchester City Centre (6 miles away). The Hotel has 140 bedrooms including family rooms and bridal suites and offers 3 superb banqueting suites and 11 conference suites accommodating 2 – 300 delegates and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the Hotel.



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Itinerary

Day 1:
Join your coach at your chosen departure point, then travel to the Belfast ferry terminal to join the Stena Line crossing to Cairnryan. On arrival in Scotland, we continue our journey towards Manchester with a stop at the Gretna Green Outlet Village for some free time before travelling onto Altrincham. On arrival at your hotel check in before enjoying the evening relaxing in the hotel or stroll into Altrincham for a choice of exciting bars and restaurants.

Day 2:
Today after breakfast we depart the hotel and travel to Manchester’s Salford Quays area. Firstly, we join the BBC Tour at MediaCityUK and walk in the footsteps of some of your favourite celebrities to peek behind the scenes. The studios are home to a whole host of BBC channels and programmes including favourites such as Match of the Day, Blue Peter, A Question of Sport, Mastermind and BBC Breakfast as well as Radio 5 live, CBBC, BBC Sport and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, to name just a few.

In the afternoon we will then visit the Coronation Street MediaCityUK sets. On arrival you will meet your guide for an escorted tour of the external set of the most famous street in Britain. Please note you will be subject to a person and bag search prior to starting the tour.

Time permitting, we will visit the Trafford Centre for some free time before returning to the hotel late afternoon.

The evening is free to explore Altrincham or jump on the Metrolink (a short walk from the hotel) and travel into Manchester city centre.

Day 3:
This morning after breakfast and checking out we travel to Carlisle for free time for some shopping or sightseeing. Later in the afternoon we will travel onwards to Cairnryan to join the evening ferry crossing to Belfast. On arrival, you return to your original starting point.

 



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Departures between 18 May 2019 and 7 Dec 2019

Adult prices from £259