Escape the everyday with a wonderful break for two in Lancashire. 
Follow the journey of the honey bee, and find out how The Bee Centre's delicious honey is at the centre of some of Brindle Distillery's creations. Then explore Lancashire from a different viewpoint on bike or by luxury canal boat. 

Day 1
Morning 

The Bee Centre
Brindle Distillery, Holmes Farm, Sandy Lane, Brindle, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 8LZ
Enjoy a Honeybee Experience at The Bee Centre. Lasting around 90 minutes, you will learn about the honeybee and beekeeping techniques from an experienced beekeeper before stepping into a beekeeping suit to get up close and personal with the bees as the hive is opened. 
See the bees bringing nectar and pollen back to the hive, making honey, building honeycomb and doing their ‘waggle dance’.

Afternoon
Brindle Distillery
Brindle Distillery, Holmes Farm, Sandy Lane, Brindle, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 8LZ
Head over to Brindle Distillery where the honey from the Bee Centre is used to produce some of the award-winning Cuckoo Gin. Here you can join a 3-to-4-hour experience for the keenest of gin fans. This workshop combines an informal talk about the founding of the distillery and gin, with a tour of the venue and the chance to create your own blend of botanicals in a mini pot still, resulting in your own recipe 70cl full size bottle of gin. 
Your recipe will be signed off by the Master Distiller and kept on record for future reordering.

Stay
The Woodland Glade, Browsholme Hall
Cow Ark, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 3DE
After a bzzzy day – stay in The Woodland Glad at Browsholme Hall. Located in the heart of the Forest of Bowland on the historic Browsholme Hall Estate, these beautifully designed lodges off an escape from the busy world and a perfect place to explore this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 
Each micro lodge is a self-contained ‘hotel’ room with a double bed, en-suite shower room, kitchenette, and living area with sofa.

Day 2
Morning

Ribble Valley E-Bikes Hire
Dunsop Bridge, Dunsop Bridge, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 3BB
Take in Lancashire’s beautiful scenery by hiring a Ribble Valley E-Bike. Based in the very centre of the UK at Dunsop Bridge, you will be in the very heart of the Hodder Valley and Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, could it be any more perfect?
Ideal for cyclists of all abilities, e-bikes give you the gusto to tackle the hills, fells and forests that make up Lancashire’s iconic landscape. Hire for half a day and take in the sights. 

Afternoon
Canal Boat Cruises
Riley Green Marina, Bolton Road, Hoghton, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0SP
Jump on aboard Romance, a luxury wide beam canal boat, and enjoy an afternoon cream tea with all the trimmings, including freshly made sandwiches and homemade scones. Sit back and relax, as the two-hour return journey takes in all the beautiful sights and sounds of the Leeds Liverpool canal. 
If afternoon tea isn’t your thing, don’t worry. They offer, wonderful three course lunches and tapas too!

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The Bee Centre
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The Bee Centre

Enter the incredible world of the honeybee at The Bee Centre. The visitor centre is full of information, displays and activities which provide a fascinating insight into these amazing & important animals & their relationship with humans.

Brindle Distillery - Cuckoo Gin Experiences
Distillery
Brindle Distillery - Cuckoo Gin Experiences

Producers of the award winning Cuckoo Gin, Brindle Distillery offer a 3-4 hour workshop for the keenest of gin fans.

Browsholme Hall
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Browsholme Hall
Ribble Valley E-Bikes Hire
Cycle
Ribble Valley E-Bikes Hire

And what better place to start than the centre of the UK? Ribble Valley E-Bikes is based in Dunsop Bridge; the very heart of the Hodder Valley and Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. E-bikes are also available to hire from a number of partner destinations such as The Inn at Whitewell, The Red Pump Inn, The Spread Eagle at Sawley, and Gisburn Forest Hub.

Canal Boat Cruises
Canal / Waterway / Marina
Canal Boat Cruises

Welcome to Canal Boat Cruises, a fun, unique multi award-winning canal boat company operated by John and Lesley Yates and their children Ellie, Bridie and Louis, who all go the extra mile for each and every one of their guests.

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