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Bibles, Boats & Bulrushes

Bibles, Boats & Bulrushes

Hertfordshire and bordering Essex has plenty to offer and this tour will give you an overview of the wonderful countryside, the River Lea flowing through the Lea Valley with its idyllic meadows either side and a chance to see some of the quaint towns and villages along the way including Waltham Abbey, Stanstead Abbotts and Ware.

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WALTHAM ABBEY

 

Bibles, Boats & Bulrushes

 

Hertfordshire and bordering Essex has plenty to offer and this tour will give you an overview of the wonderful countryside, the River Lea flowing through the Lea Valley with its idyllic meadows either side and a chance to see some of the quaint towns and villages along the way including Waltham Abbey, Stanstead Abbotts and Ware.

 

Highlights

Waltham Abbey   |   Stanstead Abbots   |   Ware   |   St Albans

 

Day One

From your selected local pick-up point join your coach as we travel south to your hotel in Hertfordshire, with comfort stops enroute.  We arrive mid-afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

 

Day Two

After breakfast we travel to Waltham Abbey where you will meet with your guide for the day.  Our first stop will be the Abbey Church, a fine Norman Abbey founded in 1050 by King Harold who is reputedly buried here.  We continue to Hoddesdon where you will enjoy a fish & chip lunch at a delightful riverside pub before embarking on your boat for a delight cruise along the River Lea to Ware.  You will pass through numerous locks and open meadows and through the village of Stanstead Abbotts and then the town of Ware.  After disembarking we will have some free time to explore this charming small market town.

 

Day Three

After breakfast we depart our hotel and begin our journey home but first we make a visit to St Albans.  The cathedral dominates the city’s skyline and is best known for the Shrine of St Alban, Britain’s first Christian Saint which continues to attract visitors from far and wide.

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          2 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          Full day Guide day two

·          Admission Abbey Church & Abbey

·          Boat cruise on River Lea

·          Fish & Chip Lunch.

 

MARRIOTT CHESHUNT HOTEL,

Conveniently located in Hertfordshire, and just sixteen miles north of central London, the hotel offers an ideal base for exploring rural Hertfordshire.  Relax and unwind in spacious and contemporary 4 star accommodation boasting pillowtop bedding and tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel also has an excellent Health Club with an indoor pool, restaurant, bar, in fact everything that you would need for a relaxing break.

 

DAY ONE

From your selected local pick-up point join your coach as we travel south to your hotel in Hertfordshire, with comfort stops enroute. Arriving mid-afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

After breakfast we travel to Waltham Abbey where you will meet with your guide for the day. Our first stop will be the Abbey Church, a fine Norman Abbey founded in 1050 by King Harold who is reputedly buried here. We continue to Hoddesdon where you will enjoy a fish & chip lunch at a delightful riverside pub before embarking on your boat for a delight cruise along the River Lea to Ware. You will pass through numerous locks and open meadows and through the village of Stanstead Abbotts and then the town of Ware. After disembarking we will have some free time to explore this charming small market town.

B, L, D

DAY THREE

After breakfast we depart our hotel and begin our journey home but first we make a visit to St Albans. The cathedral dominates the city's skyline and is best known for the Shrine of St Alban, Britains first Christian Saint which continues to attract visitors from far and wide.

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B=Breakfast Included, L=Lunch Included, D=Dinner Included

MARRIOTT CHESHUNT HOTEL, 4 star

Conveniently located in Hertfordshire, and just sixteen miles north of central London, the hotel offers an ideal base for exploring rural Hertfordshire.  Relax and unwind in spacious and contemporary accommodation boasting pillowtop bedding and tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel also has an excellent Health Club with an indoor pool, restaurant, bar, in fact everything that you would need for a relaxing break.

 

 

INCLUDED:

2 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Full day Guide day two

Admission Abbey Church & Abbey

Boat cruise on River Lea

Fish & Chip Lunch

 

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
Abergele Abergele, Tesco Bus Stop
Bangor Bangor Bus Stop Opposite Railway Station
Birkenhead Birkenhead, The Old Pump House
Buckley Buckley, Mold Road outside Town Council Buildings
Chester Chester, Delamere Street
Chester, Chester, Holiday Inn South - Layby Outside
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Connahs Quay Connahs Quay , Boat House Bus Stop CH5 4DD
Deeside, Deeside, Deeside Leisure Centre
Ellesmere Port Ellesmere Port, Library Civic Way
Flint Jones Motors Spar Garage, Chester Road, Flint, CH6 5DZ
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park, Bus Stop
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan , Y Bont Bus Stop Aber Road
Mold Mold , Chester Street (near Bus Station)
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub
Oswestry Oswestry , Little Chef/Mile End Services
Penmaenmawr Penmaenmawr , Bangor Road (Spar/ Llys Clwyd)
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Prestatyn Prestatyn, Bus Station
Rhyl Rhyl , The Clock by the Sea Life Centre
Shotton Shotton, Ash Grove
Wrexham Wrexham, King Street Bus Station
Opposite taxi rank
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