Middlemarch Country

Middlemarch Country

This NEW tour for 2017 sees us based in the historic city of Peterborough, a good base for exploring the area and attractions.

This NEW tour for 2017 sees us based in the historic city of Peterborough, a good base for exploring the area and attractions. During our stay we travel on the Nene Valley Railway, visit the delightful town of Stamford where the popular TV series “Middlemarch” was filmed and visit the Sandringham estate which is the country retreat of HM the Queen where you explore its history and gardens.

Day 1

Your coach departs from your joining points before travelling across the English countryside to Peterborough and our hotel. After our evening meal a local speaker will introduce us to the area.

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Day 2

After breakfast we travel the short distance to the Nene Valley Railway and hop on a train for a ride through the local countryside. We rejoin our coach for the journey to Stamford where there will be some free time to explore. Afterwards we travel to Belton House, a beautiful country estate with fascinating parklands to discover.

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Day 3

This morning we travel first to the Baytree Owl & Wildlife centre near Spalding to view a bird show. We continue into Spalding the British "Tulip Town" for a short break. Afterwards we rejoin our coach and travel to the Heckington Windmill and discover the history behind it, before re-joining our coach back to our hotel.


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Day 4

Today, after breakfast we travel to the Sandringham Estate the country retreat for HM the Queen. During our visit you can explore its history in the museum and the beautiful gardens. In the afternoon we continue into nearby Kings Lynn where we meet a local guide for a two hour walking tour of this popular town with its maritime history.

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Day 5

We say farewell to our hotel and Peterborough and travel back to your joining points arriving early evening.

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B=Breakfast Included, D =Dinner Included

Hotel Details: Park Inn, Peterborough

This modern three star hotel in Peterborough is within walking distance of the city centre and its Cathedral and close to the Embankment a riverside park. The hotel has a restaurant and bar and its bedrooms are ensuite and served by a lift.

 

Price Includes:

 

  • Four nights hotel accommodation.

  • Meals are on a half board basis.

  • A visit to Belton House.

  • A ride on the Nene Valley Railway through the local countryside.

  • A visit to Baytree Owl & Wildlife centre to see a bird show.

  • A visit to Heckington Windmill.

  • A visit to Sandringham Estate.

  • Service of our driver and coach.

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
Bromyard Bus Stop, Pump Street, Bromyard
Church Stretton Railway Station, A49 side, Church Stretton
Eardisley Tram Square, Eardisley
Hereford Bus Station Stand 1 or 2, Commercial Road Bus Station,
Hereford
Hereford Three Elms Bakers Lane, Off Three Elms Road, Hereford
Ledbury Market House, Ledbury
Ledbury Homend Tesco Bus Stop, Main Road, The Homend, Ledbury
Leominster Stand 2, Bus Station, Leominster
Ludlow Eco Park, Park & Ride Car Park Bus Stop, Ludlow
Monmouth Chippenham Car Park,Coach Bay,Monmouth
Presteigne Recycling Centre, Presteigne, Powys
(Maes Parcio'r Man Ailgylchu, Llanandras)
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