Warwickshire Gardens And Guide Dogs
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TANG4382
- Travel Type: Coach
5 Day tour AB2131
This holiday based in Warwick and gives you the opportunity to visit the Dogs for the Blind Training School, a narrowboat cruise and a visit to some gardens
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 Warwick and to the hotel for a four night stay.
Day 2 Today you will visit the Lord Leycester Hospital, and have tea/coffee on arrival. A succession of retired soldiers have lived in these half-timbered buildings since Elizabethan time. One of the present-day Brethren will be your guide. We have also included a two course lunch served in the magnificent Great Hall. 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. Returning to Warwick for free time to explore before returning to the hotel.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
Included In Cost
- Coach travel
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- Visit to the Lord Leycester Hospital
- a canal cruise in Birmingham centre
- entrance to Winterborne House & Garden
- entrance to Hill Close Gardens
- visit to the Dogs for the Blind Training School
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Your Holiday Hotel Mercure Warwickshire Walton Hotel and Spa
Located a short distance from Shakespeare’s birthday, the hotel is a 16th century Grade ll listed building with a wealth of character and set in 65-acres of unspoiled countryside. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, telephone, WiFi, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift, bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sauna and gym.
Single room supplement £100
Holiday insurance £21.50(70 years and over £34.00)