Horse racing is synonymous with Cambridgeshire and a highlight of this tour is a 'behind the scenes' visit to the Newmarket Stud. Also included is a guided tour of Cambridge, a visit to Ely and 'The Chocolate Lady'. On our final day we call at Audley End one of Britain's great treasure houses.
The 4 star Huntingdon Marriott is a modern hotel with all the facilities you would expect. Pamper yourself in the leisure club and enjoy a swim and sauna or workout in the fully equipped gym. The light and airy restaurant offers a tempting menu. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer and WiFi. There is a lift.
We travel south and enjoy a break in the historic town of Stamford. Later we continue to Cambridge for 4 nights half board accommodation at the Huntingdon Marriott Hotel.
A morning guided tour of the City of Cambridge, a compact cosmopolitan city with outstanding architecture, old and new. The afternoon is free to explore the beauty of its ancient centre.
We travel via Ely a city rich in history, with a magnificent cathedral. After lunch we head through the Suffolk villages to Steeple Bumpstead and 'The Chocolate Lady' for a witty and wonderful demonstration of the art of chocolate making (includes tea and biscuits).
Our visit today is the Newmarket Stud where after coffee we make our way to see the gallops and view behind the scenes of the most prestigious stud farm in the country. See the stallions in residence, plus the foaling unit and nursery yards. In the afternoon we visit Audley End House & Gardens. Explore the Victorian walled garden, and visit the impressive mansion house which contains an amazing collection of natural history artefacts.
We depart for home returning via Rutland Water, Oakham and Melton Mowbray, arriving early evening.
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver, Services of local guide in Cambridge, Excursions - including entry to 'The Chocolate Lady', Newmarket Stud & Racecourse, and Audley End House & Gardens
DEPOSIT: £30.00 per person
p>Single supplement: £88.00