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The Chelsea Pensioners & London

The Chelsea Pensioners & London

For over three hundred years, the Royal Hospital Chelsea has provided a welcoming home and a way of life for thousands of soldiers in their old age. Our tour lasts around ninety minutes and are always led by one of the Chelsea Pensioners, who will take great pride in showing you around their fascinating home. Please note that this tour covers internal and external spaces, and will include stairs.

Chelsea Pensioners & London      

 

31 March – 2 April 2018                 Saturday - Monday                 Easter Weekend Break

3 Days                                               From £233

 

28-30 July 2018                              Saturday - Monday

3 Days                                               From £249

 

Open to visitors on a daily basis the Royal Hospital Chelsea welcomes thousands of people interested in learning about the history of the hospital each year.  Now we are able to offer you the opportunity to discover the history behind this unique national institution through a guided walking tour led by a resident Chelsea Pensioner, learning along the way the captivating stories of inhabitants - both past and present and what life is like for today's veterans of the Royal Hospital.

 

For over three hundred years, the Royal Hospital Chelsea has provided a welcoming home and a way of life for thousands of soldiers in their old age. The tour lasts around ninety minutes and is led by one of the Chelsea Pensioners, who will take great pride in showing you around their fascinating home. Please note that this tour covers internal and external spaces, and will include stairs.

 

 

Your Chelsea Pensioners & London Break includes:

 

· Luxury coach travel

· 2 nights’ accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis

· Admission & guided tour of Royal Hospital Chelsea

· Lunch in the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

 

Day One

Depart from your selected pick-up point and travel south to London with refreshment stops enroute, time at leisure this evening.

 

Day Two

Today after breakfast we depart for our pre-booked visit to the Royal Hospital Chelsea where our guide (a resident Chelsea Pensioner) will meet us to take us around this iconic institution. In many ways the Hospital is a real life, living museum and it dedicated museum is where it displays some of the more unusual items. In addition there is also a reconstruction of a typical berth, the uniform of a veteran solider along with many other artefacts - tour takes around 2 hours. After your guided tour lunch will be included at the Royal Hospital.

 

Day Three

After breakfast we depart our hotel and some free time before beginning our journey home.

 

HOLIDAY INN KENSINGTON HIGH STREET

The Holiday Inn, Kensington is in the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, just off the high street and only a few minutes’ walk from Kensington Gardens, Kensington Palace & Royal Albert Hall. The hotel has recently redesigned guest bedrooms and a stunning private garden plus a health club & spa which boast one of the best leisure facilities in West London with an 18 metre pool, fully equipped gym, Jacuzzi and sauna.

Day One

Depart from your selected pick-up point and travel south to London with refreshment stops enroute, time at leisure this evening.

Day Two

Today after breakfast we depart for our pre-booked visit to the Royal Hospital Chelsea where our guide (a resident Chelsea Pensioner) will meet us to take us around this iconic institution. In many ways the Hospital is a real life, living museum and it dedicated museum is where it displays some of the more unusual items. In addition there is also a reconstruction of a typical berth, the uniform of a veteran solider along with many other artefacts - tour takes around 2 hours. After your guided tour lunch will be included at the Royal Hospital

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Day Three

After breakfast we depart our hotel and enjoy some free time before beginning our journey home.

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B=Breakfast Included, L=Lunch Included

HOLIDAY INN KENSINGSTON HIGH STREET, London

 

In the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea just off the high street and only a few minutes walk from Kensington Gardens, Kensington Palace & Royal Albert Hall.  The hotel has recently redesigned guest bedrooms and a stunning private garden plus a health club & spa which boasts one of the best leisure facilities in West London with an 18 metre pool, fully equipped gym, jacuzzi and sauna.

 

 

 

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 Water Street Abergele, Water Street
Opposite Bowling Green
Bangor Station Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Railway Station
Caernarfon Morrissons Caernarfon, Morrissons Bus Stop
Chester Holiday Inn South Chester, Holiday Inn South
Layby Outside
Chirk, Moreton Park Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Station Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Deganwy Station Deganwy, Railway Station
Ewloe St Davids Park Ewloe, MainRoad Outside St Davids Park Hotel
Holywell, Bus Station Holywell, Bus Station
Llandegai One Stop Llandegai, One Stop Service Station
Llandudno Jct Fields Llandudno Junction - Opposite Football Field
Llandudno Mostyn Broadway Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park, Bus Stop
Llanfair PG Park and Ride Llanfair PG Park and Ride, off Britannia Bridge
Northop Red Lion Northop, Red Lion Pub
Oswestry Little Chef Oswestry, Little Chef/Mile End Services
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
St Asaph Bod Erw St Asaph, Bod Erw Hotel
Wrexham King Street Wrexham King Street Bus Station
Opposite taxi rank
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