Gold A Touch Of Class In East Anglia
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TBAK8447
- Travel Type: Luxury Coach
Beautiful Otley Hall with Tour and Afternoon Tea
Cruise along the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation
Mersea Island and West Mersea
Felixstowe - Traditional Seaside Resort
Maldon and Blackwater Estuary
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 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.
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.Back to top