Cambridge & Colchester 5 Days - Bw Ipswich Hotel
Our excellent hotel provides a superb base to explore the gentle countryside which was the inspiration for John Constable, England�s best known landscape artist, and also for Thomas Gainsborough, known for his portraits but who privately preferred to paint the English countryside. We also visit Colchester, Britain�s oldest recorded town, with its unique heritage.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
TOUR OPERATES MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Full Day Excursion to Colchester
Visiting some of the sights of Constable's most famous paintings including East Bergholt and Lavenham on our way to historic Colchester. Britain's oldest town grew from a Roman fortress and still has long stretches of Roman fortifications as well as a splendid Norman keep (the largest in Europe) and interesting sites from the Civil War.
Full Day Excursion to Cambridge,
The dreaming spires of Cambridge are a wonder to behold, but the river, the Botanic Gardens and the excellent shops are also worthy of a visit (guided tour included in the tour cost).
Half Day Excursion to Ipswich
Ipswich was founded by the Romans but has interesting features from almost all periods. It was an important place of embarkation for the Puritans who founded the United States and is delightfully situated on the River Orwell.
Bw Ipswich Hotel
Nestled in the quaint village of Copdock, close to the historic town of Ipswich, the newly refurbished Best Western Ipswich Hotel (formerly the Cameo Hotel) offers comfortable, contemporary accommodation set in attractive grounds. All 74 en-suite rooms, arranged over two floors are decorated to a high standard and have tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer and flat screen TV with Freeview channels. The lounge/bar offers a pleasant ambience overlooking a beautiful walled garden and the hotel's Wolsey Restaurant serves tasty dishes made from locally sourced produce. The hotel lift serves some of the bedrooms. Free WiFi. Tel:01473 209988