Door 2 Tour

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Gold Gems Of The English Shires

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TBAK6840

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Luxury Coach

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

Burghley House

Oakham and Barnsdale Gardens

Historic Stamford

Foxton Locks

Boughton House - as seen in

'Les Miserables'

4 nights with dinner, bed & breakfast

Home Link included

PRICE FROM ? £524 per person
Plan My Trip

Monday
We depart and make our way toRockingham arriving late afternoon at theRockingham Forest Hotel where tea and biscuitsare served on arrival. Here we enjoy 4 nightsstay with dinner, bed and breakfast and there isentertainment on one evening during your stay.

Tuesday
Today we head for historic Stamfordwhere you can explore the town and later wevisit Barnsdale Gardens, familiar to many TVviewers as home of the late Geoff Hamilton, andGardeners World.

Wednesday
This morning we head for thelittle village of Foxton where we board‘Vagabond’, an elegant vintage motor launch,for a trip on the Grand Union Canal, seeing theFoxton flight of 10 locks, and gently passingthrough peaceful countryside. At Foxton there isa canal side pub where refreshments areavailable. In the afternoon we have a treat instore as we visit Boughton House, one of thegreat treasure houses of Europe where in 2012the house hosted the cast and crew of Oscarwinning film ‘Les Miserables’ and was featuredin several scenes.

Thursday
We drive to Burghley House wherewe have a guided tour of this house of realtreasures dating back to the time of QueenElizabeth I and the tour offers a great insightinto life in a stately home over the centuries.

Friday
After breakfast we depart for home.

Other Information

Your Hotel

The Rockingham Forest Hotel

The Rockingham Forest Hotel is pleasantly

situated just outside the pretty

Northamptonshire village of Rockingham,

just a short distance from ancient

Rockingham Castle.

All bedrooms are en suite, and have satellite

TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee

making facilities. The hotel does not have a

lift as all bedrooms are ground and first floor

only.

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