Door 2 Tour

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Gold A Touch Of Class In East Anglia

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TBAK8447

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Luxury Coach

Holiday Highlights

• Beautiful Otley Hall with Tour and Afternoon Tea

• Cruise along the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation

• Mersea Island and West Mersea

• Roman Colchester

• Felixstowe - Traditional Seaside Resort

• Maldon and Blackwater Estuary

PRICE FROM ? £584 per person
Plan My Trip

We depart and make our way to EastAnglia and arriving late afternoon where we enjoy4 nights stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Today we have a drive to the popularseaside resort of Felixstowe where you can obtainlunch, explore the town or enjoy a stroll along thepromenade. This afternoon we are at the beautifulOtley Hall in Ipswich for a guided tour of theHouse. Still a family home, the 16th centurymoated Hall is set in 10 acres of magnificentgardens in the tranquil Suffolk countryside. Weenjoy a afternoon cream tea at the “Hall” beforereturning to our hotel.

Today we make our way to historicColchester for some free time in the oldest town inEngland and which boasts a wide “boulevard” as amain street, with many interesting pedestrianshopping malls and lanes with specialist shops andthe opportunity to obtain lunch.At one end of the street is beautiful Castle Park,complete with one of the largest Norman Keepsever constructed, riverside walks and pleasantgardens. This afternoon we make our way backwith a drive to Mersea Island and West Mersea fora short break before returning to the hotel.

For our final outing we first visit thedelightful town of Maldon, on the Blackwaterestuary. In bygone times the town was a smugglershaven and today there is time to explore andobtain lunch. Later we go to Papermill Lock toboard the “Victoria” canal boat for a delightfulafternoon cruise along the Chelmer andBlackwater Navigation. Refreshments are availableon board.

After breakfast we leave and begin ourhomeward journey.

Other Information

Your Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Five Lakes Hotel is in open countryside to the north

of Maldon near Colchester. It is a stunning hotel surrounded by over 320

acres of parkland, including two golf courses with the facilities including indoor

swimming pool, sauna, gym and steam room, aerobics studio and a selection

of five bars, lounges and lots of space to relax.

All the bedrooms are en suite, and have television, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift.

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