All conference delegates will be given the opportunity to join one excursion on the Wednesday afternoon. Spaces on all tours are limited, so please book early and ensure you indicate your tour when registering for Linac2022 to secure a place. Please note that lunch and evening meal will be provided for all excursions.
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 With this tour, you also gain FREE entry into the Cavern Club in the evening if you want to go.
Delegates will also visit the Beatles Story Museum at the Liverpool Albert Dock, for an immersive journey of how four young lads from Liverpool were propelled to the dizzy heights of fame and fortune from their humble childhood beginnings.’
Spend the day with a tour guide exploring the historic city of Chester, being enthralled by the tales and anecdotes of those who have contributed to the rich heritage of this much-loved city, beginning in Roman times, through the vibrant Medieval expansion period, the desperation of the Civil War, the Georgian elegance and the Victorian revival, right up to the present day. Finish your guided tour at the River Dee, where you will board the Lady Dianna boat for a private charter ride. Passing upstream through the leafy countryside you can enjoy a hot BBQ with some refreshing drinks as you pass the picturesque Aldford Iron Bridge.
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 tranquility 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.
Please bring comfortable walking shoes and appropriate clothing for any potential cold/wet conditions.