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Constable Country

Lavenham

Little villages, lush green meadows, rich farmlands and sandy heathlands depicted by the famous painters Constable and Gainsborough are all combined to give this holiday a particular charm and nostalgia.

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CONSTABLE COUNTRY

 

23 - 27 March 2020

Monday - Friday

5 Days

From £399

 

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

 

Guided Tour of Constable Country   |   Clacton-on-Sea   |   Walton-on-the-Naze   |   Bury St Edmunds   |   Lavenham   |   Thorpeness   |   Aleburgh   |   Southwold

 

Little villages, lush green meadows, rich farmlands and sandy heathlands depicted by the famous painters Constable and Gainsborough are all combined to give this holiday a particular charm and nostalgia.

 

 

DAY ONE

We depart from your home with our exclusive door to door pick-up, join your coach and travel eastwards with comfort stops enroute, arriving late afternoon at your hotel, tea/coffee & biscuits await you whilst your luggage is taken to your room.  Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine with dinner this evening.

 

DAY TWO

This morning we discover the idyllic villages on a guided tour of Constable Country, including the birthplace of the famous painter at East Bergholt, an unspoilt village with many fine old houses and cottages.  The church at Dedham with its 131ft tower and the little hamlet of Flatford Mill were favourite landscape subjects and you can soak up these scens of England at first hand.  In the afternoon we visit Sudbury a historic market town, it was the birth place of Gainsborough, one of England's greatest painters, sits close to the River Stour on the Suffolk Essex border.

 

DAY THREE

This morning we journey to historic Bury St Edmunds, famous for its Abbey Gardens and Angel Hotel where Dickens had Mrs Pickwick stay.  We have time to explore and obtain lunch before we head for the pretty villages of Cavendish and Clare with their pastel coloured cottage.  We take a break in Lavenham one of the UK best preserved medieval villages.

 

DAY FOUR

Today’s jaunt takes us into the rural north and the coastal villages of Thorpeness.  Here we pass The House in the Clouds, one of the country’s most famous follies, originally built as a water tower now a family holiday base.  Next we come to the time-warp town of Aleburgh, where little has changed for many years, from here we continue to historic Southwold and in the afternoon we have a short break in Woodbridge before returning to our hotel.

 

DAY FIVE

After a leisurely breakfast we depart our hotel and begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

 

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick up

  • 4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival

  • Glass of wine with dinner on first evening

  • Guide services for Constable Country.

 

BEST WESTERN MARKS TEY HOTEL

The hotel is 4 miles from Colchester and offers excellent standards of accommodation, bedrooms have TV, telephone, radio, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities, the hotels also has an indoor pool, sauna, steam room and gym.

 

 

 

CUSTOMER FEEDBACK

 

"The staff at the hotel were excellent."

Mr & Mrs Jones

 

"The guided tour of Constable Country was excellent."

B Williams

DAY ONE

Beginning with a home pick-up, join your coach and travel eastwards with comfort stops enroute, arriving late afternoon at your hotel, tea/coffee & biscuits await you whilst your luggage is taken to your rooms. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine with dinner this evening.

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DAY TWO

This morning we discover the idyllic villages on our tour of Constable Country, including the birthplace of the famous painter at East Bergholt, and unspoilt village with many fine old houses and cottages. The church at Dedham, with its 131ft tower and the little hamlet of Flatford Mill, were favourite landscape subjects and you can soak up these scenes of Egland at first hand. I nthe afternoon we visit Sudbury a historic market town, it was the birth place of Gainsborough one of Englnd's greatest painters, sits close to the River Stour on the Suffolk Essex border.

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DAY THREE

This morning we journey to historic Bury St Edmunds, famous for its Abbey Gardens and Angel Hotel where Dickens had Mrs Pickwick stay. We have time to explore and obtain lunch before we head for the pretty villages of Cavendish and Clare with their pastel coloured cottage. We take a break in Lavenham one of the UK best preserved medieval villages.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Today's jaunt takes us into the rural north and the coastal villages of Thorpeness. Here we pass The House in the Clouds, one of the country's most famous follies, originally built as a water tower now a family holiday base. Next we come to the time-warp town of Aleburgh, where little has changed for many years, from here we continue to historic Southwold and in the afternoon we have a short break in Woodbridge before returning to our hotel.

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DAY FIVE

After a leisurely breakfast we depart our hotel and begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

BEST WESTERN MARKS TEY HOTEL, Colchester

The Marks Tey Hotel offers excellent standards of accommodation and the hotel facilities include the Lifestyle Health & Leisure Club with indoor pool, sauna, steam room and gym.  Bedrooms are tasteful and comfortable and facilities include, telephone, radio, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights' accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival

Glass of wine with dinner first evening

Guided services for Constable Country

 

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.

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