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Historic Middle England

Historic Middle England

Middle England is the country's green and pleasant land and an area of enchanting natural beauty and quintessentially English and our tour includes visits to some of the countries iconic attractions.

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HISTORIC MIDDLE ENGLAND

 

3 – 7 October 2019

Thursday - Monday

5 Days

From £429

 

Middle England is the country’s green and pleasant land and an area of enchanting natural beauty and quintessentially English and our tour includes visits to some of the countries iconic attractions.

 

Highlights

 

Rockingham Castle   |   Leicester Botanical Gardens   |   IWM Duxford   |   Cambridge   |   Bletchley Park   |   St Neots

 

DAY ONE

We depart from your home with our exclusive door to door pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel south with comfort stops enroute, arrive at your hotel late afternoon, leaving time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

Today we depart for Rockingham Castle; this remarkable castle was built on the instruction of William the Conqueror and has been home to the Watson family for 450 years.  Highlights include the Old Kitchen, the Panel Room, the Long Gallery and Great Hall.  Following our visit we continue to Leicester and visit the Botanical gardens, 16 acres of lovingly cultivated grounds and greenhouses, displaying a wide variety of features and environments and formal planting around a restored Edwardian Garden.

 

DAY THREE

After a leisurely breakfast we travel to Duxford for our included visit to IWM Duxford, this historic airfield and museum of aviation history tells the stories of people who lived and worked at RAF Duxford.  Permanent exhibitions include American Air Museum, Air & Sea, Battle of Britain and Historic Duxford.  After a fascinating morning we travel to Cambridge for free time.

 

DAY FOUR

Our excursion this morning takes us to Bletchley Park, once one of Britain’s best kept secrets, today Bletchley is a unique heritage site and vibrant tourist attraction, explore and experience the top-secret world of iconic WW2 Codebreaking Huts and Blocks set within its atmospheric estate.  Before we return to our hotel we visit St Neots, nestled around the banks of the River Ouse, the town has a rich medieval heritage, and eclectic range of shops.

 

DAY FIVE

We enjoy our final breakfast this morning before travelling home with comfort stops enroute.

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          4 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          Admission IWM Duxford

·          Admission Bletchley Park

·          Admission Leicester Botanical Gardens

·          Admission Rockingham Castle

·          Porterage.

 

KETTERING PARK HOTEL, Kettering

Located in the heart of England, the hotel boasts fabulous gardens, one rosette restaurant, bar and fully equipped spa.  The thoughtfully furnished rooms feature air-conditioning, complimentary mineral water, iron & ironing board and coffee maker.

DAY ONE

Commence your holiday with our exclusive home pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel south with comfort stops enroute, arrive at your hotel late afternoon, leaving time to relax before dinner.

D

DAY TWO

Today we depart for Rockingham Castle, this remarkable castle was built on the instruction of William the Conqueror and has been home to the Watson family for 450 years. Highlights include the Old Kitchen, the Panel Room, the Long Gallery and Great Hall. Following our visit we continue to Leicester and visit the Botanical gardens, 16 acres of lovingly cultivated grounds and greenhouses, displaying a wide variety of features and environments and formal planting around a restored Edwardian Garden.

B, D

DAY THREE

After a leisurely breakfast we travel to Duxford for our included visit to IWM Duxford, this historic airfield and museum of aviation history tells the stories of people who lived and worked at RAF Duxford. Permanent exhibitions include American Air Museum, Air & Sea, Battle of Britain and Historic Duxford. After a fascinating morning we travel to Cambridge for free time.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Our excursion this morning takes us to Bletchley Park, once one of Britain's best kept secrets, today Bletchley is a unique heritage site and vibrant tourist attraction, explore and experience the top-secret world of iconic WW2 Codebreaking Huts and Blocks set within its atmospheric estate. Before we return to our hotel we visit St Neots, nestled around the banks of the River Ouse, the town has a rich medieval heritage, and eclectic range of shops.

B, D

DAY FIVE

We enjoy our final breakfast this morning before travelling home with comfort stops enroute.

B

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

KETTERING PARK HOTEL, Kettering

Located in the heart of England, the hotel boasts fabulous gardens, one rosette restaurant, bar and fully equipped spa.  The thoughtfully furnished rooms feature air-conditioning, complimentary mineral water, iron & ironing board and coffee maker.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Admission IWM Duxford

Admission Bletchley Park

Admission Leicester Botanical Gardens

Admission Rockingham Castle

Porterage

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply.  Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bodelwyddan Bodelwyddan, Marble Church
Broughton Broughton, Broughton Layby on A5104
Chester, Chester, Holiday Inn South - Layby Outside
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
Wrexham, Wrexham, Plas Coch Pub
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