Door 2 Tour

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Melton Mowbray

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TBAK9869

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

• 4 nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast

• Home Link included

Holiday Highlights

• Excursion to Melton Mowbray and visit to Oakham

• Full day at Stamford and visit to Burghley House

• Full day excursion to explore Sandringham and Gardens

PRICE FROM ? £319 per person
Plan My Trip

Monday
We depart and make our way to thehistoric city of Coventry and whilst here you maylike to explore the market stalls, or visit theCoventry Transport Museum. There is time toobtain lunch and then we continue our journeyto our hotel, with time to settle in before dinner.

Tuesday
After breakfast we visit the old Englishtown of Melton Mowbray, where you can visitthe farmers maker and antique fair. No visit toMelton Mowbray would be complete withoutsampling one of their famous pork pies from ‘YeOlde Pork Pies Shoppe’. After lunch we continueto the traditional market town of Oakham, withmany book and antique shops together with thetowns heritage attractions including the ButterCross, 14th Century church, Rutland CountryMuseum and Norman Castle.

Wednesday
This morning we travel to Stamford,best known for it 17th and 18th century stonebuildings and timber framed houses. Its hasbecome a popular location for many perioddramas such as Pride and Prejudice &Middlemarch. After lunch, we visit BurghleyHouse, a grand 16th century Tudor Mansion,designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurerto Queen Elizabeth I. Home to the Cecilgenerations, the house has over 100 roomsand is set in 18th century parkland and gardenswith a fallow deer park.

Thursday
A full day excursion to exploreSandringham and Gardens the much lovedcountry retreat for Her Majesty the Queen andhas been the private home to four generationsof British Monarchs and set in an 8000 acreestate. The house was built in 1870 for KindEdward VII and many of the rooms, which arestill regularly used by the current royal family,are open to the public.

Friday
After breakfast we depart and head forhome.

Other Information

The Scalford Hall Hotel

• The Scalford Hall Hotel in the heart of

Leicestershire's picturesque countryside is just

a fve minute drive from the famous market

town of Melton Mowbray. This country house

hotel is set in peaceful surroundings with all

bedrooms en suite with telephone, colour TV,

hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The

hotel does not have a lift.

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