The Soaps Tour - Celtic Horizon Tours

The Soaps Tour

Friday, 17th May 2024

2 Night Package + Coach & Ferry

  • Information
  • Itinerary


Included in this package

  • Return travel by coach & ferry
  • 2 nights B&B at specified hotel
  • All coach transfers
  • Half day visit to Cheshire Oaks
  • Guided Studio tour of the external sets of both Coronation Street & Emmerdale Village (actual filming location)
  • Meet & Greet with a current cast member from Coronation Street

Additional info

*Emmerdale Village  – Yes, this is where they film Emmerdale! Walk in the footsteps of your favourite characters as you explore the beautiful countryside setting of your favourite soap! Join one of the expert guides on a 90-minute guided tour, full of fun and insider knowledge with plenty of opportunities to make good use of your camera. Explore the village and see exterior sets of The Woolpack, Café Mainstreet, Davids’s shop & many more. There is a chance to purchase snacks, refreshments, and souvenirs. Fully walkable however there may be some uneven terrain.


*Coronation Street Tours – A 90-minute guided tour. Explore the REAL Coronation Street set. Join our expert tour guides for a 90-minute guided tour around the external set and gain exclusive insights into the making of Coronation Street as the knowledgeable guides share behind the scenes stories and trivia. See the crafted replica sets and be sure to have your camera at the ready. This is your chance to be star of the show, strike a pose behind Rovers Return bar. See the Iconic Sets & Memorabilia, step into our replica sets of Roy’s Rolls and the legendary Rovers Return.


  • Single room supplement @ €95.00
  • Travel Insurance: €26.00 per adult / €13.00 per child
  • €18.00 supplement per person if picking coach up outside Dublin
  • A Client Protection Bond of 3% is not included and will be added on to the total gross price of a booking. This Bond protects our clients in the event of supplier business failure. All bookings and transactions are subject to this charge


Bolton Whites Hotel

Within the Macron Stadium football arena, this casual hotel in a commercial area is a 7-minute walk from Horwich Parkway train station and 5 miles from the historic Smithills Hall.

Airy, classically furnished rooms feature free Wi-Fi, TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms have stadium views. Suites add separate living rooms with sofabeds.

Parking is free. Dining options include 2 restaurants, and a bar with lounge seating. A conference centre has meeting and event space for up to 3,000 people.

Macron Stadium, De Havilland Way, Bolton BL6 6SF, United Kingdom

+44 1204 673610


  • Please note itinerary is subject to change
  • It is the responsibility of each person to be on time for all coach connections, coaches will not wait for latecomers
  • It is illegal to smoke on coaches.
  • Consumption of Food and Alcohol is NOT permitted on board any Coach.
  • All alcohol must be stored underneath with the baggage.

People are responsible for the safety of their own personal belongings. Celtic Horizon Tours, its Agents, Suppliers and Staff will not be liable for any loss, damage or theft of such belongings

Important: ITV reserve the right to cancel Coronation Street Studio Tours with 48hrs notice should filming requirements so demand. Whilst cancellation is very rare, it may be unavoidable. Should this happen you will be offered a choice of an alternative Coronation Street & Emmerdale Tour or a full refund. No other compensation will be available.


Day One - Friday 17th May

04.45hrs            Depart from Wexford [North Station, Redmond Square

05.05hrs            Pick-up in Enniscorthy [Supervalue, Abbey Square]

05.25hrs            Pick-up in Gorey [at the hospital]

05.45hrs           Pick-up at the Beehive pub

07.00hrs            Pick-up at Irish Ferries Terminal 1 – North Wall

[Please note coach must check through at 07.05hrs]

08.05hrs           Depart North Wall on Irish Ferries Ulysses

11.20hrs            Arrive Holyhead

13.15hrs            Arrive Cheshire Oaks

16.15hrs            Depart Cheshire Oaks

17.30hrs            Arrive at the hotel

Day Two- Saturday 18th May

08.00hrs            Depart hotel

09.45hrs            Arrive Emmerdale Village

10.00hrs            90-minute guided tour around Emmerdale Village

12.00hrs            Depart Emmerdale Village

13.45hrs            Arrive Birch Services

14.30hrs            Depart Birch Services


15.15hrs            Arrive Coronation Street Studios

16.00hrs            90-minute guided tour of the cobbles

18.30hrs            Depart Coronation Street

19.15hrs            Arrive Hotel

20.00hrs            Meet & Greet with a cast member of Coronation Street

Day Three- Sunday 19th May

09.30hrs            Depart Hotel

13.00hrs            Arrive at Holyhead [comfort stop en-route]

14.10hrs            Depart Holyhead on the Irish Ferries Ulysses

17.25hrs            Arrive at North Wall Drops en-route to Wexford

The Soaps Tour

Friday, 17th May 2024

2 Night Package + Coach & Ferry

Package Prices

Adults€435.00 per person
Children €435.00 per person

Customer Protection Bond 3% is not included and will be calculated at checkout. This Client Protection Policy protects our clients in the event of supplier business failure. All bookings and transactions are subject to this charge. This charge is applicable to EU residents only.

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