Royalty, Dogs And Gardens
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TANG4382
- Travel Type: Coach
5 Day tour AB4142
This holiday is based in Warwickshire and gives you the opportunity to visit the Dogs for the Blind Training School along with some gardens and a narrow boat cruise.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
ItinerayDay 1 Morning departure for the journey to Wellesbourne and to the hotel for a four night stay.
Day 2 A visit to the National Centre for Guide Dogs, here you will see what goes on behind the scenes and see how every guide dog’s journey starts with life-changing puppies. An amazing visitor experience. The afternoon will be spent exploring Hill Close Gardens. The restored gardens offer an extremely rare opportunity to visit sixteen hedged Victorian pleasure gardens, which capture the planting and personalities of their original owners
Day 3 A narrowboat cruise on the historic canal network in Birmingham city centre, followed by a visit to Winterborne House and Garden in the city’s suburbs. This fine Art and Crafts property is an unexpected treasure.
Day 4 Today you will visit the spectacular ruins of Kenilworth Castle and learn about its fascinating 900 year history, and admire the detail in the re-created Elizabethan garden. In the afternoon you will have free time in Warwick, a pretty intriguing town, steeped in history and heritage and famous for its magnificent castle.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
Included In Cost
- Coach travel
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- canal cruise in Birmingham Centre
- entrance to Winterborne House & Gardens
- entrance to Kenilworth Castle & Gardens
- visit to Dogs for the Blind Training School
- entrance to Hill Close Gardens
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Your Holiday Hotel Mercure Warwickshire Walton Hotel and Spa
This 16th century Grade II listed building with original features is set in 65 acres of unspoiled Warwickshire countryside. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift, bar, lounge, restaurant, indoor swimming pool, fitness centre and spa.
NB: Rooms may not be allocated in the historic hall.
Single room supplement £112
Holiday insurance £24.50(70 years and over £34.00)