PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
We depart and make our way toBedford arriving late afternoon at our hotelwhere we stay for the next 4 nights with dinner,bed & breakfast.
This morning we make our way to OldWarden where we visit the magnifcentShuttleworth Collection which is set in quietcountryside on a traditional grass aerodromewith a world famous ‘working’ collection ofaircraft dating from 1909 to 1942, plus vintagecars, motorcycles and horse drawn vehicles.Afterwards we visit the Swiss Garden at OldWarden. Laid out in the early 1800’s the gardenis a rare example of the period with formalwalks, tiny thatched buildings and woodlandglades.
After a leisurely breakfast today wetravel south to visit the Roman City of St Albans.At the city’s historic core you will fnd themagnifcent cathedral – dating back to 1077and the award winning Verulamium Museum willgive you an eye opening insight into Roman life.Today is market day in St Albans which issteeped in history and dates back to the 9thcentury. Firmly established in the city centre themarket runs the length of St Peters Street andoffers an excellent shopping experience with oldand new names over the shop doorways.
Our destination today is Bletchley Park,home of the secret WW2 Enigma decodingmachine, and also the birthplace of the moderncomputer. The ornate Victorian mansion washeadquarters of British intelligence during thewar and also houses the outstanding ChurchillCollection and we hear of spies and strategicdeception.
After breakfast we leave and head forhome.
The Novotel is located at the entrance to
Knebworth Park, near Stevenage and is an
ideal base for the attractions featured on this
tour. All bedrooms are en suite and feature
satellite television and tea/coffee making
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