24. England's Industrial Heartland

Mon 9 - Fri 13 September
5 Days
(Single Supplement £100)

Mon 9 - Fri 13 Sep 2024

Take a step back in time and discover a Stately Home, a Steely City and Vintage Trams!


Your Holiday Includes

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Tea/coffee cake on arrival
  • Wentworth Woodhouse - Private Tour & Light Refreshments
  • Elsecar Heritage Centre Tour
  • Kelham Island Museum Tour
  • Crich Tramway Village
  • All coach travel & excursions

Hotel Information

The 4 star Mercure Kenwood Hall Hotel, Nether Edge is set within 12 acres of stunning grounds. All rooms are ensuite, spacious with television, telephone tea/coffee facilities, hairdryer, safe and iron. Leisure facilities include a pool, gym, sauna and steam room. The hotel has a lift and free Wi-Fi.

WENTWORTH WOODHOUSE is a magnificent Palladian style mansion, said to be one of the finest Georgian houses in England and used as a film location for; ‘Darkest Hour’, ‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘Victoria’. A private tour reveals secret stories and chequered past of the house, plus behind-the-scenes access to areas not normally open to the public.


ELSECAR HERITAGE CENTRE once had huge fiery furnaces and a grand pumping engine that defined the skies. This Yorkshire village was built by rich aristocrats and quickly became an international centre of ironmaking and coalmining. Steam through reconstructions of Victorian ironworks, collieries, workshops and village streets on a guided tour, following in the footsteps of aristocrats and royalty.


Sitting on a manmade island KELHAM ISLAND was once the beating heart of Sheffield’s industry. A guided tour and interactive galleries provide an insight to the Museum showing the sights and sounds of ‘Steel City’ through the Victorian Era and two world wars. Afterwards explore the lanes and neighbourhood that has its own distinct charm. In 2023 the Sunday Times named it one of their ‘Best Places to Live in the UK’!


At CRICH TRAMWAY VILLAGE take a trip back to a bygone era on one of the vintage trams through the traditional village, view the exhibitions, shops and Sculpture Trail.


MATLOCK BATH has been a popular tourist destination since the 17th century when spa waters were discovered here. Its set on the River Derwent and is well known for its colourful buildings and described by Lord Byron as “Little Switzerland”.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “24 England’s Industrial Heartland 2024”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *