The North West coast from the Wirral near the Wales border to the Cumbrian coast near the Scottish Border, includes the large centres of Blackpool and Liverpool as well as many Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The famous Midland Hotel at Morecambe Bay on the Lancashire coast, is the perfect spot for afternoon tea.
Direct flights from Holland, Germany and France to Manchester.
Two trains per hour from central London direct to Liverpool in under 3 hours or to Blackpool (3 hours). Further regional links can be made along the coast.
Several coaches a day direct from central London to Lancaster in under 7 hours.
Daily overnight ferry from Rotterdam to Hull (12 hours) or Amsterdam to Newcastle (15 1/2 hours).
Available from airports and regionally. Collections from train stations can be arranged.