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Barrow Boys, Markets and Bankers

Bletchley Park

Delve into the history of the famous markets and landmarks of London on this exciting tour.

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BARROW BOYS, MARKETS & BANKERS

 

12 – 16 August 2021

Thursday - Monday

5 Days

From £435

 

Delve into the history of the famous markets and landmarks of London on this exciting tour which takes you back in history following tales of rags to riches.

 

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

 

Bletchley Park   |   Barrow Boys and  Bankers’ Tour   |   Canary Wharf |   Imperial War Museum

 

DAY ONE - Arrival

We depart from your home with our door-to-door pick-up service and travel to Hertfordshire arriving at the Mercure Hatfield Oak Hotel late afternoon.

 

DAY TWO – Bletchley Park

Today we visit Bletchley Park, home of the secret WW2 Enigma decoding machine, and also the birthplace of the modern computer. There are lots to see here and we hear 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 – Barrow Boys and Bankers' Tour

Today we head south into London to meet our guide for today’s ‘Barrow Boys and Bankers’ tour. We hear contrasting stories of rags and riches in London districts a stone’s throw from each other but worlds apart. This morning it is the atmospheric streets and alleys including Borough Market, home to the barrow boys in the shadow of the bankers' skyscrapers in the city. We head for the City, London’s financial district, home to the major banks and insurance companies, and make our way to Canary Wharf. Here we take a break with chance to look around before we return to the hotel.

 

DAY FOUR – Imperial War Museum

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 more.

 

DAY FIVE - Departure

After our breakfast we depart and begin our journey home.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick-up

  • 4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • ‘Barrow boys, Markets & Bankers’ guided tour

  • Admission to Bletchley Park

  • Admission to Imperial War Museum, Duxford.

 

MERCURE HATFIELD OAK HOTEL

The Mercure Hatfield Oak hotel is conveniently located for our tour. All bedrooms are en suite and have television, telephone, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities.

DAY ONE

We depart from your home with our door to door pick-up service and travel to Hertfordshire arriving at the Mercure Hatfield Oak Hotel late afternoon.

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DAY TWO

Today we visit Bletchley Park, home of the secret WW2 Enigma decoding machine, and also the birthplace of the modern computer. There are lots to see here and we hear 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

Today we head south into London to meet our guide for today's 'Barrow Boys and Bankers' tour. We hear contrasting stories of rags and riches in London districts a stone's throw from each other but worlds apart. This morning it is 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, home to the major banks and insurance companies, and make our way to Canary Wharf. Here we take a break with chance to look around before we return to the hotel.

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 more.

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DAY FIVE

After our breakfast we depart and begin our journey home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick-up

·          4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          ‘Barrow boys, Markets & Bankers’ guided tour

·          Admission to Bletchley Park

·          Admission to Imperial War Museum, Duxford.

 

MERCURE HATFIELD OAK HOTEL

The Mercure Hatfield Oak hotel is conveniently located for our tour. All bedrooms are en suite and have television, telephone, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities.

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to the tour 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. Covid-19 restrictions may apply.

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