This new tour, based on the outskirts of London, features a wealth of interesting visits including a guided tour of Lords Cricket Ground, the recently opened Postal Museum and the superb RAF Museum. Our base is the contemporary Marriott Hotel at Waltham Abbey where you can unwind and enjoy the excellent leisure facilities on offer.
The 4 star Marriott Waltham Abbey Hotel is located on the edge of the Epping Forest. Facilities include a health/fitness centre, sauna and swimming pool. All the bedrooms are en suite with TV, radio, telephone, hairdryer, trouser press, and tea making facilities. Wi-Fi is available in public areas. There is no lift but ground floor rooms are available.
We travel south and take a break in the beautiful Georgian market town of Stamford. We continue to the Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel for 4 nights half board accommodation.
Lords, the iconic home of cricket, is our destination this morning. Explore the museum before taking the included 'behind the scenes' tour of this quintessentially English venue. Later we visit the RAF Museum at Hendon where you can discover more about the planes and human stories of those involved in the remarkable development of the RAF.
A fascinating visit to the Postal Museum in London. Explore the interactive exhibits of the world's first social network before taking a ride on Mail Rail, the Post Office's 100 year old underground railway that kept post moving around the city. We continue to Greenwich, home to the Cutty Sark and the National Maritime Museum.
This morning we head to the former Roman city of St Albans, with its spectacular cathedral and medieval architecture. We discover more about its Roman history at the award-winning Verulamium Museum, featuring beautiful objects and mosaics, before free time to explore the traditional market and interesting shops.
We depart and visit the Imperial War Museum at Duxford where you can get up close to exhibits from over a century of aviation history. We continue our journey, arriving home late afternoon.
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver.
EXCURSIONS - entry and tour of Lords Cricket Ground, RAF Museum, Postal Museum, Verulamium Museum & Imperial War Museum Duxford.
DEPOSIT: £30.00 per person
Single supplement: £84.00