Southend On Sea 5 Days - Park Inn Palace Hotel
Southend is the largest resort in Essex and Londoners' favourite seaside resort. It has a famous pier, the longest in the world, with a railway service along to the pier head over a mile out to sea. A large lift offers access to the seafront from the town's shopping centre and theatres.
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 Greenwich and the National Maritime Museum
We travel via the Blackwall Tunnel to Greenwich and the famous National Maritime Museum (free entrance). Attractions include a Nelson display and the history of Atlantic trading. A short walk away uphill is the Royal Observatory with its amazing collection of Harrison's ships clocks and story of 'finding longitude'.
Full Day Excursion to Essex Villages
Our tour today takes in some of the rural villages and historic towns of the county. We pass by Chelmsford and Coggleshall, famous for its lace making, Layer Marney with its Tudor tower and Tiptree, famous for its scones with Tiptree jams and cream tea. We return via Maldon, famous for its production of sea salt.
Park Inn Palace
The restored Palace Hotel is in an ideal position, a short stroll away from Southend's excellent shopping centre with the seafront accessible via a free promenade lift. Below the hotel on Marine Parade is the long pier with its own railway and Adventure Island theme park. The hotel's reception is on the ground floor, whilst the restaurant, lounge and bar are on the first floor with lift access. The 137 bedrooms are spread over 5 floors and served by 3 lifts. Each has en-suite bath, shower and WC, satellite TV, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. Tel:01702 455100