Spaces on all tours are limited, so please ensure you book now to secure a place. If you choose to stay in Liverpool for the day, please see the “Things to do in Liverpool” section of the website.
All groups will be accompanied by a knowledgeable member of STFC staff, who has already tried and tested the experience out to ensure suitability. They will provide you with a contact phone number and be on hand to assist you during the excursions and to help you find your way back to the coaches.
A packed lunch will be available for you to take on your trip, courtesy of the ACC.
Magical Mystery Tour
Step aboard the colourful Magical Mystery Tour bus for a fun and fascinating 2-hour tour of the Beatles in Liverpool. You’ll see all the places associated with John, Paul, George and Ringo as they grew up, met and formed the band that would take the pop world by storm.
Along the way, the tour will stop off to give you a chance to get up close and personal with the places that helped shape one of Liverpool’s greatest treasures.
The tour finishes at the Cavern Club where you’ll get the opportunity to listen to some live music and explore the historic building.
With this tour, you also gain FREE entry into the Cavern Club in the evening if you want to go back during your free time.
Spend the day exploring the historic city of Chester. You will be taken to the heart of the city where you can choose from a number of activities to suit everyone. Chester offers history, museums, quaint tea shops and impressive 2-mile-long Roman Walls which you can take a stroll along. Alternatively, you might wish to amble down to the river and soak up the splendour of the Victorian promenade.
For those among you who enjoy shopping, Chester has a great selection of gift shops and designer brands on the Highstreet.
Find out more on the City of Chester website.
Please note that guided tours are not available for this excursion but if you wish to book your own private guided tour, please click here to book directly.
Quarry Bank Mill
Quarry Bank Mill was founded in 1784. On this trip, you’ll be able to explore the workings of a Victorian Cotton Mill, experience the tranquillity of Quarry Bank House, see how Victorian workers lived their lives and enjoy the sights and sounds that the beautiful gardens have to offer.
Experience heritage machinery at work in the mill. You can feel the floors shake with the power of the spinning machines or hear the clatter of the weaving looms at work.
Liverpool is situated right next to Wales, which offers stunning scenery and country walks. For the more adventurous of our delegates, we’re offering the opportunity to hike up Moel Famau, the highest hill in the Clwydian Range. Standing at 562m, when you reach the summit, you’ll see spectacular views of the Welsh Countryside.
If you choose this option, please bring comfortable walking shoes and something waterproof (just in case!).
A number of excursions will shortly be arranged for companions. Please keep an eye on this page for more information.