We depart Devon and make our way to the centre of England, Royal Leamington Spa for some free time before heading to the Best Western Guide Post Hotel, arriving in time to freshen up for our evening meal.
After breakfast we head to Leeds for the first of our amazing Soap Tours. Discover behind-the-scenes secrets as The Emmerdale Studio Experience showcases the entire ‘lights-camera-action’ process of creating an episode of Yorkshire’s favourite soap. Get exclusive glimpses into how the cast and crew tell the gripping stories and capture the spectacular stunts you see on your screens.
You will enjoy fully-guided 1 hour 50 minute tour which includes:
- Interactive experiences throughout – try your hand at lighting or editing
- Exact set reconstructions – including The Woolpack and Beauty & Bernice
- Seeing authentic costumes
- Strolling down memory lane as you wander through the model village
- Having your photo taken on the most iconic sofa in soap land on the Dingles
After a fun packed day at the studio with time spent in Leeds, we return to our hotel in time for our evening meal
After breakfast we make our way to Salford for the Coronation Street Tour. This tour gives you the chance to explore the sensational outdoor sets at MediaCityUK, open to the public for the very first time. Your 80 minute experience will take in the exterior sets of Coronation Street, Rosamund Street and the newly exteneded never before seen Victoria Street. Wander through Weatherfield on a fully guided tour of the working set. Recall stories from yesteryear, hear filming secrets, take selfies on the street and follow in the footsteps of your favourite characters down those Coronation Street cobbles. After this exciting tour, you have free time to spend in the City Centre of Manchester before heading back to the hotel.
After a leisurely breakfast we start our journey back to Devon stopping at Worcester along the way.
Price: £269pp twin/double room (single supplement £78)