Find yourself posing for photos at some of Coronation Street's most Iconic landmarks and with some of the current actors. Have your picture taken pulling a pint at The Rover's Return, at the switch of Streetcars or behind the counter at The Kabin. It's all part of our private tour !
Your tour host Neville MacKay and UK tour manager, Marilyn Parker MacKay are a dynamite duo delivering so much information and fun you'll be bursting at the seams! Our team is committed to giving you an amazing experience from the time you arrive in London to the final farewell.
You just never know what special guest might join us on occasion for a special treat! In the past we have had actors pop in to see us at our hotel, or join us for dinner. We always try to arrange a special surprise on each tour, but never disclose what it is until the very moment it is happening.
OUR AUGUST 30th 2020 TOUR IS NOW A GUARANTEED DEPARTURE !
The tour is filling up and you can go ahead and book your airfare as of January 16th . Have a look at Westjet’s new direct flights to Manchester from several Canadian gateways !
Hi Folks ! Neville here….
Let’s celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Coronation Street in Style !
Folks our 2020 Tour is now ready to book ! I can’t wait to share this time with you ! Just click on this link and it will take you to our full brochure with day by day itinerary, and booking platform https://tri.ps/g5iww
Join me August 30th-September 4th for a fantastic tour of Northern England’s treasures, plus of course our PRIVATE tour of the inside and outside sets of our favourite show. We’ll get to meet so many of the current cast members, and if we are lucky get to watch an actual scene being filmed. PLUS if you have time I would be thrilled for you to come along with me to Venice , Italy for our amazing cruise to the Greek Islands, Italy and Croatia! The full 14 day trip including the cruise runs from August 30th 2020 to September 12th,2020 . Wow !!! I can’t wait…what an amazing trip this is going to be…so much fun !
If you’re short on time, not to worry, you can choose to just do the first part of the trip from August 30th-September 4th, for just $2188 per person , land only, with two people sharing accommodations, but you REALLY should do it all. You know what they say…Life is short, eat the cake, buy the shoes and cruise with me ! The total for the Northern England, Corrie Sets AND including the 7 night cruise is just $4376 !
The early bird gets the worm, so don’t wait to get yourself booked. There are only so many spots and available cabins , and once they are gone…it will be too late. Anyone who books the full trip before January 15th , 2020 will also get a $100 per person discount, AND Coronation Travel is also offering a convenient payment plan. Just pay the $700 deposit for each of the two sections of the tour, and you can make 4 payments on the balance. And for any of you single travellers , if you want to avoid the single supplement ( which is actually very reasonable as far as single supplements go) just check the box that you would be willing to share with someone, and Kim at Coronation Travel will do her best to find you a great roomie. We have had many folks over the years who have become great friends with someone they shared a room with on one of our tours.If we can’t find you a roommate, the single supplement will be due.
Just click right here, right now for the full brochure,where you can read the whole itinerary, all the wonderful inclusions, register and book through our secure WeTravel platform, and you’ll receive instant confirmation of your spot on this amazing tour. Personally I can’t wait…. See you soon !
Northern England and Corrie $2188 land per person twin/double. $600 Single Supplement . Special private Coronation Street set visit, Chester with guided coach tour plus 2 hour boat cruise with lunch on the River Dee, York with guided York Minster tour and walking tour of York and the Shambles, Leeds and the Kirkgate Market, Liverpool with history and Beatles sightseeing
OPTION 2 : Dates – AUGUST 30th-SEPT 12, 2020
Northern England and Corrie plus 7 Night Mediterranean Cruise sailing from Venice, Italy and visiting Santorini and Mykonos Greece, Split and Dubrovnik Croatia and Ancona , Italy from $4376 per person land twin/double and inside cabin on the cruise. $1200 Single Supplement . Includes flight from Manchester to Venice and Hotel in Venice pre-cruise, plus transfers . Oceanview and balcony cabins are available as an optional upgrade.
We are thrilled that Our Host with the Most – Neville MacKay will be back again with us in 2020 for both the Corrie and Northern England Tour and our exciting Mediterranean Cruise . DEPOSIT for each of the tour segments is $700 per person.
JOIN US IN 2020 to Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Coronation Street Our 2020 TOUR IS NOW TAKING BOOKINGS Limited number of single rooms available, and single cabins , so book early. Watch for the links to our secure WeTravel brochure and booking and payment platform.
Meet the people who design, organize and look after our tours!
Owner / Operator
Kim has been in the travel industry for 30 years, and earned the elite designation of Certified Travel Manager way back in 1999, and received a coveted award for the highest mark across Canada for her management thesis. Her passion in the travel industry has been group travel and it was a natural pairing given her passion for Coronation Street to put the two together. She is a stickler for details and making sure her clients receive the best quality tour for their travel dollar. Kim opened Coronation Travel in 2007, after the completion of several successful tours to the sets of Coronation Street. Each year Kim designs a slightly different itinerary for the next year’s tour, incorporating as many clients’ requests and suggestions as possible. During her years in the travel industry, a high level of customer service has always been extremely important, and Kim strives to ensure that each and every one of her clients receives this. Kim has worn many hats over the years from a senior consumer loans officer in the banking industry to Vice President of the National Board of Directors for a not for profit cultural exchange organization. She has been very involved in the world of cultural exchange students, and in addition to her two adult children, has been a host Mom to many students around the globe who still call her “Mom”. She speaks some French and Italian, and is fluent in Spanish. Her personal travels have taken her to every continent except Africa, and she feels truly blessed to have been able to see so much of the world and make so many wonderful friends along the way. She truly believes in the saying... there are no strangers in the world…only friends you haven’t yet met.
Our Tour Host
Neville’s caring and attentive nature, in addition to his incredible sense of humour have endeared him to our clients. He is always there to check that each and every person on our tours is happy, and part of the group, and goes out of his way to make sure you will have the best possible time with us. Neville is the owner of a well established floral business in Halifax called My Mother's Bloomers where his talent and creativity blossom. He is a much sought after speaker and floral judge, and spends a lot of time travelling the globe to present at many conferences. Locally he is a much loved TV and Radio personality, and devotes a lot of time to charity and community events. Always pleasant, always caring, and always looking for ways to entertain and keep you smiling . We are extremely fortunate to have Neville as part of our team.
Marilyn Parker MacKay
Our UK Tour Manager
Marilyn is a ‘Blue Badge’ Guide and has worked with us over many years. She travels with groups throughout the UK and Ireland and often much further afield in Europe and beyond. She speaks fluent French and Spanish ,having lived in Spain for 7 years where she ran a B&B. Marilyn has also been involved in guide training in the UK and has also trained guides in Fiji and Hong Kong. She loves working alongside Neville on our Coronation Travel tours as it’s like meeting old friends.
Marilyn's amazing knowledge of British history, combined with her organizational skills, attention to detail and true caring nature ensure our guests are always well informed and well looked after. As our Tour Manager, Marilyn works exceptionally hard behind the scenes to ensure everything runs smoothly. While guests are soundly sleeping, Marilyn is often working with hotel management, or land operators, looking after the last minute details and inevitable changes and challenges of every tour day. She is small but mighty, and we are "chuffed" to have her as part of our team.