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Leicestershire, Burghley House & Thriplow Daffodil

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TANG3925

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

3 days

3 Day - Tour No AW9120

Staying in a country house hotel in the heart of Leicestershire’s picturesque countryside with a visit to Burghley House and to the Thriplow Daffodil event.

PRICE FROM ? £179 per person
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Itinerary

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Courtesy of Burghley House

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Melton Mowbray Pie Shop

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Included in Cost

Included in Cost

● Coach travel
● 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
● porterage
● entrance to Burghley House & Gardens
● ticket to Thriplow Daffodil event

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Holiday Itinerary

Stamford (visitbritain/tony pleavin)

Day 1 Morning departure for the journey north to Melton Mowbray for lunch and free time. Perhaps visit the famous pie shop before continuing the short journey to the hotel for a two night stay.

Day 2 This morning you will visit Burghley House, described as one of England’s greatest Elizabethan houses, and best known for its historical collections of important works of art, early tapestries, impressive Japanese ceramics and sculptures. After visiting the house, explore the grounds which include the unusual Garden of Surprises and the contemporary Sculpture Garden. You will then travel the short distance to Stamford, claimed by Sir Walter Scott as ‘the finest stone town in England’. Free time to explore the quaint streets and alleyways of this historic and compact town.

Day 3 After breakfast, depart the hotel and travel to Thriplow. Stroll around the village to see all the many daffodil displays and open gardens or potter among the stalls. Lunch can be taken using one of the many village eateries. The coach will depart at approx. 14.30 hours to commence the homeward journey.

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