This new tour takes us to Lincolnshire and some of Britains finest houses at Belton and Burghley. We also visit Melton Mowbray, Rutland Water, the Georgian town of Stamford and the cathedral city of Lincoln from our base at the Olde Barn Hotel (formerly the Ramada Resort Grantham Hotel), renowned for providing superb hospitality in a peaceful countryside location.
The 3 star Olde Barn Hotel is set in a countryside location yet within reach of all that Lincolnshire has to offer. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, iron & ironing board, hairdryer and Wi-Fi. There is a restaurant and bar, leisure club with spa, pool, sauna and steam room. There is a lift.
We travel via Chesterfield where you can view the famous crooked spire of St Mary's & All Saints Church or explore the towns market. We continue to Lincolnshire and the Olde Barn Hotel for 4 nights half board accommodation.
Our first destination today is the market town of Melton Mowbray, famous as the home of the Pork Pie. We continue to the pretty market town of Oakham with its Norman Castle and character buildings. Later we return via picturesque Rutland Water.
A visit to Newark Air Museum this morning, home to a diverse collection of modern and heritage aircraft. Later we continue to Belton House, a 17th century mansion with magnificent restoration architecture and formal gardens.
We travel to the Georgian town of Stamford, famed for its quaint stone buildings and pretty town centre. A short drive from Stamford is the stunning Burghley House, a 16th century masterpiece filled with beautiful treasures and impressive paintings.
We visit the cathedral city of Lincoln, calling at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life (free entry) which reflects and celebrates the culture of Lincolnshire and its people from 1750 to the present day. We continue our journey home, arriving early evening.
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, 2 nights of entertainment (1 night live - minimum numbers apply), Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver.
EXCURSIONS - entry to Newark Air Museum, Belton House and Burghley House.
DEPOSIT: £30.00 per person
Single supplement: £60.00