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Barrow Boys, Bankers & Markets

Bletchley Park

A holiday of many contrasts, where we feature some of London's best loved markets and see where bankers and insurance companies live and work.

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BARROW BOYS, BANKERS & MARKETS

 

14 - 18 May 2020

5 Days

Thursday - Monday

From £435

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Bletchley Park   |   London Barrow Boys & Bankers Guided Tour   |   Imperial War Museum Duxford  

 

A holiday of many contrasts featuring some of London’s best loved markets and see where bankers and insurance companies live and work.  We have also included Bletchley Park and the Imperial War Museum which completes an interesting itinerary.

 

 

DAY ONE

We depart from your home and begin your holiday with our exclusive home pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel to Hertfordshire with comfort stops enroute.  Arriving at your hotel late afternoon, tea/coffee & biscuits will be served whilst your luggage is taken to your room, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

Our excursion today takes us to visit Bletchley Park, home of the secret WW2 Enigma decoding machine and also the birthplace of the modern computer and there are lot to see and hear including tales of spies and strategic deception.  The ornate Victorian Mansion was headquarters of British Intelligence staff during the war and the outstanding Churchill Collection is not to be missed.

 

DAY THREE

Leaving our hotel this morning we head south into London to meet our guide for todays ‘Barrow Boys & Bankers’ tour.  We will hear contrasting stories of rags and riches in London districts which are only a stone’s throw from each other but worlds apart.  We tour the atmospheric streets and alleys including Borough Market, home to the Barrow Boys in the shadow of the Banker’s Skyscrapers in the city.  We head for ‘The City’, London’s financial district and home to the major banks and insurance companies before making our way to Canary Wharf.

 

DAY FOUR

After a leisurely breakfast we visit the superb Imperial War Museum at Duxford, formerly a RAF base, Duxford is today Europe’s foremost aviation museum and is part of the Imperial War Museum.  See the spectacular collection of British and American planes, a terrific assortment of tanks, vehicles, naval exhibits and much more.

 

DAY FIVE

This morning we depart our hotel and begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

 

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick up

  • 4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival

  • Barrow Boys, Bankers & Markets guided tour

  • Admission Bletchley Park

  • Admission RAF Duxford.

 

MERCURE LETCHWORTH HALL HOTEL

The hotel stands in 8 acres of grounds in Hertfordshire and dates back to 1625, this former old English Manor House retains many Jacobean features.  Bedrooms are beautifully appointed and have satellite TV, radio, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

 

DAY ONE

Begin your holiday with our exclusive home pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel to Hertfordshire with comfort stops enroute. Arriving at your hotel late afternoon, tea/coffee & biscuits will be serve whilst your luggage is taken to your room, time to relax before dinner.

D

DAY TWO

Our excursion today takes us to visit Bletchley Park, home of the secret WW2 Enigma decoding machine and also the birthplace of the modern computer and there are lot to see and hear including tales of spies and strategic deception. The ornate Victorian Mansion was headquarters of British Intelligence staff during the war and the outstanding Churchill Collection is not to be missed.

B, D

DAY THREE

Leaving our hotel this morning we head south into London to meet our guide for todays 'Barrow Boys & Bankers' tour. We will hear contrasting stories of rags and riches in London districts which are only a stone's throw from each other but worlds apart. We tour the atmospheric streets and alleys including Borough Market, home to the Barrow Boys in the shadow of the Banker's Skyscrapers in the city. We head for 'The City', London's financial district and home to the major banks and insurance companies before making our way to Canary Wharf.

B, D

DAY FOUR

After a leisurely breakfast we visit the superb Imperial War Museum at Duxford, formerly a RAF base, Duxford is today Europe's foremost aviation museum and is part of the Imperial War Museum. See the spectacular collection of British and American planes, a terrific assortment of tanks, vehicles, naval exhibits and much more.

B, D

DAY FIVE

This morning we sadly depart our hotel and begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

B

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

MERCURE LETCHWORTH HALL HOTEL

The hotel stands in 8 acres of grounds in Hertfordshire and dates back to 1625, this former old English Manor House retains many Jacobean features.  Bedrooms are beautifully appointed and have satellite TV, radio, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival

Barrow Boys, Bankers & Markets guided tour

Admission Bletchley Park

Admission RAF Duxford

 

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.

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