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Wartime Britain 5 Days - Holiday Inn Luton

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALF5248Y

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

The town of Luton is situated on the River Lea surrounded by the Great Bramingham Wood, classified as an ancient woodland. The source of the River Lea, part of the Thames Valley drainage basin, is in the Leagrave area of the town. Luton was for many years famous for hatmaking, and also had a large Vauxhall Motors factory. The town centre is bursting with a wealth of restaurants, bars, cafes and clubs, along with a packed line-up of entertainment and events.

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Itinerary
Day 1 - Outward Travel


Day 2 - Bletchley Park
Famous for the secret team who cracked the Enigma Code during WW II, Bletchley Park gives us a glimpse into 1940’s Britain and the efforts of the home front (entry included)./nThe site appears in the Domesday Book as part of the Manor of Eaton. It was first known as Bletchley Park after its purchase by Samuel Lipscomb Seckham in 1877./nThe 2014 film 'The Immitation Game' is set in Bletchley Park and the 2001 film Enigma is set in part here./n

Day 3 - Churchill War Rooms
Famous as the the wartime bunker under Whitehall that sheltered Churchill during the Blitz /nThis WW2 bunker and museum tells the story of Winston Churchill’s life and legacy (entry included)./nGlimpse what life would have been like during the war and step back in time in the Map Room, which has remained exactly as it was left in 1945./n

Day 4 - RAF Duxford
The aerodrome at Duxford was built during the First World War and was one of the earliest Royal Air Force stations./nToday IWM Duxford is established as the European centre of aviation history (entry included). /nThe historic site, outstanding collections of exhibits and regular world-renowned Air Shows combine to create a unique museum where history really is in the air./n

Day 5 - Return Travel


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Holiday Inn Luton-South
Set in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside the Holiday Inn Luton South is in an ideal location for leisure travellers planning to explore Oxford and Cambridgeshire. Guest rooms are well equipped and modern in décor and a pillow menu helps to ensure a good night’s sleep. The Open Lobby Restaurant offers a range of hearty British dishes in a relaxed informal dining atmosphere.

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