Rutland's Riches & Elizabethan Grandeur

Rutland's Riches & Elizabethan Grandeur

This holiday offers to experience some stunning attractions which England’s greatest Elizabethan House, An Inspiring Garden, the beautiful town of Stamford and a Rutland Water cruise.

A popular holiday with our clients in 2016, this holiday offers to experience some stunning attractions such as England’s greatest Elizabethan House, An Inspiring Garden, the beautiful town of Stamford and a Rutland Water cruise.

Day 1

We depart from your local joining points and travel cross country to our hotel near Grantham with a lunch break enroute. On our arrival we are welcomed with tea, coffee and biscuits.

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Day 2

After a leisurely breakfast we travel to the town of Stamford and according to Sir Walter Scott it is a town of "immense charm" with over 600 listed buildings. Afterwards we continue to Burghley House which is one of the largest and grandest houses of the Elizabethan age home to extensive collections and many fine rooms.

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Day 3

This morning we travel to Barnsdale Gardens created by the late BBC Gardeners' World presenter Geoff Hamilton who died in 1996 and includes 39 inspiring gardens. We continue to Rutland Water one of the largest manmade lakes in Europe and take a relaxing cruise. Afterwards we travel to the town of Oakham for a short break before travelling back to our hotel.

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Day 4

Today we travel to the cathedral city of Peterborough before we continue in the afternoon to the Nene Valley Railway for a ride viewing the Cambridgeshire countryside. Afterwards we return back to the hotel.

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Day 5

This morning we say farewell to our hotel and travel back to your joining points.

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B=Breakfast Included, D =Dinner Included

Ramada Resort Marston, Lincolnshire.

This hotel is located in the countryside near to Grantham. It is converted from an old farm whilst maintaining its original charm.  The hotel offers a restaurant and bar as well as a Sauna, an indoor pool and steam room. The hotel bedrooms are ensuite with television and tea/coffee making facilities and served by a lift.

 

Price Includes:

 

  • Four nights hotel accommodation.

  • Meals on a half board basis.

  • A visit to Stamford and Burghley House.

  • A visit to Barnsdale Gardens created by Geoff Hamilton.

  • A cruise on Rutland Water before travelling to Oakham.

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

 

 

 

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
Abergavenny Bus Station, Abergavenny
(Gorsaf Bws, Y Fenni)
Brecon Bus Exchange Stop 1, Brecon
(Cyfnewidfa,St 1, Aberhonddu)
Bromyard Bus Stop, Pump Street, Bromyard
Cheltenham Royal Well Bus Station, Cheltenham
Church Stretton Railway Station, A49 side, Church Stretton
Coleford Square, Bus Stop outside Angel Hotel, Coleford.
Craven Arms Tuffins Lay by Bus Stop, Craven Arms
Dudley Bus Stop, Outside Car Park, Flood Street, Dudley
Eardisley Tram Square, Eardisley
Evesham Bus Shelter, Merstow Green, Evesham, Worcs.
(Outside Evesham Working Mens Club WR11 4BS)
Gloucester Bus Stop, Lister Buildings, Market Parade,
Gloucester.
Great Malvern Barnards Green Clock Bus Shelter, Gt Malvern
Halesowen Bus Stop/Shelter, Outside Trinity Point, New road,
Halesowen, West Midlands
Hay on Wye Bus Stop, Oxford Road Car park, Hay on Wye
Hereford Bus Station Stand 1 or 2, Commercial Road Bus Station,
Hereford
Hereford Three Elms Bakers Lane, Off Three Elms Road, Hereford
Hereford Whitecross Whitecross Roundabout, Co-op Bus Stop, Hereford
Kidderminster Railway Stn. Forecourt, Comberton Hill
Kidderminster
Kington Bus Stop, Mill Street, Kington
Knighton Bus Station, Knighton
(Gorsaf Fysiau,Tref-y-clawdd)
Ledbury Market House, Ledbury
Leintwardine Bus Stop, Lion Hotel, Leintwardine
Leominster Stand 2, Bus Station, Leominster
Llandrindod Wells Station Cresc (Outside Rail Stn) Llandrindod Wells
(Gorsaf Reilffordd, Llandrindod)
Ludlow Eco Park, Park & Ride Car Park Bus Stop, Ludlow
Malvern Link Bus Stop, Co-op Store, Malvern Link
Monmouth Chippenham Car Park,Coach Bay,Monmouth
Moreton On Lugg Bus Stop, Main Road, A49, Moreton On Lugg.
Newent Kings Arms Layby, Ross Rd, Newent, Gloucestershire
Pershore The Royal Arcade, Broad St, Pershore
Peterchurch Bus Stop, Lewis Way/Main Road Layby, Peterchurch
Pontrilas Old Coles Shop Bus Shelter, Pontrilas
Presteigne Recycling Centre, Presteigne, Powys
(Maes Parcio'r Man Ailgylchu, Llanandras)
Ross On Wye Stop 4, Cantilupe Road, Ross On Wye
Shrewsbury Crown Inn, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury.
Stourbridge Lay By, Bath Road, Near Crystal Leisure Centre
Stourbridge, DY8 1AE (New Pick Up Point for 2012)
Stourport-On-Severn Vale Road, Car Park, Stourport on Severn, Worcs.
Stratford upon Avon Natwest Bus Stop, Wood Street, Stratford
Telford M54 Motorway Services, Telford
Tenbury Wells Regal Cinema Bus Stop, Tenbury Wells
Tewkesbury Bus Stop, The Crescent, Outside the Abbey,
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.
Wellington (Telford) Cock Hotel Bus Stop, Holyhead Road, Shropshire
Weobley Bus Stop, Broad Street, Weobley.
Worcester Centre Croft Road Coach Park, Worcester, Worcs.
Worcester Warndon Six Ways Park & Ride, M5 Junction 6
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