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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

A tour which gives you the opportunity of visiting two of the UK's historic cities Cambridge & Peterborough as well as including the charming market town of St Neots and historic Stamford.

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A TALE OF TWO CITIES 

 

8 – 12 April 2019

Monday - Friday

5 Days

From £329

 

A tour which gives you the opportunity of visiting two of the UK’s historic cities Cambridge & Peterborough as well as including the charming market town of St Neots and historic Stamford.

 

Highlights

 

Oakham   |   Melton Mowbray   |   Stamford   |    Peterborough   |   St Neots   |   Cambridge

 

 

Day One

We depart from your home with our exclusive door to door pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel to Northamptonshire with comfort stops enroute.  Tea/coffee and biscuits will be served on your arrival whilst your luggage is taken to your room, time to relax before dinner.

 

Day Two

Our first stop today is in Oakham, county town of Rutland, England’s smallest county, a focal point is the historic Buttercross.  We have time to look around and explore the lovely little shops and boutiques.  Later move onto Melton Mowbray, home of the famous pork pies and is also well known for its cheeses, Stilton and Red Leicester.  Sample the local delicacies, enjoy lunch and relax before we return to our hotel.

 

         

 

Day Three

Our excursion today takes us firstly to the historic town of Stamford, short break with a chance to look around before we continue to Peterborough with its magnificent Cathedral, well worth a visit.  You will have chance to obtain lunch and visit the famous City Market and enjoy some retail therapy in the city centre.

 

Day Four

Today we begin with a visit to the delightful town of St Neots, take a stroll around the delightful Riverside Park with the River Great Ouse running through it and have a look at the interesting town centre.  From here we will continue to the University City of Cambridge where you have time to obtain lunch, the afternoon is free for you to explore this famous seat of learning with its lovely old colleges.

 

Day Five

After a leisurely breakfast we depart our hotel and begin our journey home with refreshment stops enroute.

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          4 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          One night hotel entertainment.

 

ROCKINGHAM FOREST HOTEL

Pleasantly situated just outside the pretty Northamptonshire village of Rockingham, just a short distance from ancient Rockingham Castle.  Its rural setting gives easy access to the countryside and all the attractions on this tour.  All bedrooms have satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel does not have a lift as all bedrooms are ground and first floor only.

 

DAY ONE

Begin with our exclusive Door to Door pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel to Northamptonshire with comfort stops enroute. Tea/coffee and biscuits will be served on your arrival whilst your luggage is take to your room, time to relax before dinner.

D

DAY TWO

Our first stop today is in Oakham, county town of Rutland, England's smallest county, a focal point is the historic Buttercross. We have time to look around and explore the lovely little shops and boutiques. Later move onto Melton Mowbray, home of the famous pork pies and is also well known for its cheeses, Stilton and Red Leicester. Sample the local delicacies, enjoy lunch and relax before we return to our hotel.

B, D

DAY THREE

Our excursion today takes us firstly to the historic town of Stamford, short break with a chance to look around before we continue to Peterborough with its magnificent Cathedral, well worth a visit. You will have chance to obtain lunch and visit the famous City Market and enjoy some retail therapy in the city centre.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Today we begin with a visit to the delightful town of St Neots, take a stroll around the delightful Riverside Park with the River Great Ouse running through it and have a look at the interesting town centre. From here we will continue to the University city of Cambridge where you have time to obtain lunch, the afternoon is free for you to explore this famous seat of learning with its lovely old colleges.

B, D

DAY FIVE

After a leisurely breakfast we depart our hotel and begin our journey home with refreshment stops enroute.

B

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

ROCKINGHAM FOREST HOTEL

Pleasantly situated just outside the pretty Northamptonshire village of Rockingham, just a short distance from ancient Rockingham Castle.  Its rural setting gives easy access to the countryside and all the attractions on this tour.  All bedrooms have satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel does not have a lift as all bedrooms are ground and first floor only.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights' accommodation, dinner & breakfast

One night hotel entertainment

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. Additional costs may apply. Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. Door to Door pick up may incur additional charges if 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
Bodelwyddan Bodelwyddan, Marble Church
Broughton Broughton, Broughton Layby on A5104
Chester, Chester, Holiday Inn South - Layby Outside
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
Wrexham, Wrexham, Plas Coch Pub
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