Great Houses & Gardens Of Lincolnshire
Heritage, landscapes, traditions, great houses and gardens - Lincolnshire certainly has more than its fair share. On this tour you’ll not only see two great magical houses and their beautiful treasures, but you will also enjoy a fabulous garden in Saxby and the largest antique centre in Europe!
- 4 nights in Grantham with dinner and breakfast:
- Welcome tea / coffee on arrival: Porterage
- Entrances Burghley and Belton House:
- Visit to Brightwater Gardens and Hemswell Antiques:
Day 1 - After joining your holiday coach, enjoy a scenic drive to the hotel, breaking our journey en-route to visit Elizabethan Burghley House near Stamford, (entrance included). Arrive at The Olde Barn, Grantham for your 4-night stay with dinner, bed and breakfast. Welcome tea/coffee on arrival.
Day 2 - 4 - At leisure with 3 included excursions.
Hemswell Antiques and Brightwater Gardens
Visit Europe's largest antique centre in Hemswell with around 400 antique dealer display areas on a former airbase. Onto Brightwater Gardens (entrance included) this 21st century garden has interest for everyone, a magical 8 acre garden, a small lake, arboretum with rarer trees, wildflower meadows, winter garden, thousands of snowdrops, crocus, narcissi and bluebells
Kings Lynn and Belton House
Kings Lynn is the ideal destination enjoy the superb mix of history, shopping and entertainment on offer. The Hanseatic town of King's Lynn was one of England's most important ports from as early as the 12th century and this maritime past is still very much in evidence today.
Fine old merchants' houses stretch down to the river between cobbled lanes and the elegant Custom House overlooks the harbour. Onto Belton House (entrance included), a classic English country home with formal Italian gardens and historic 1300 acre deer park.
Visit one of Europe's finest cathedral cities, Lincoln has a vibrant and contemporary edge that adds an exciting dimension to any visit. An experience rich in history combined with independent boutique shopping, great arts and culture and a wealth of places to eat and drink.
The city is easily walkable for visitors with good mobility - the main shopping and tourist area stretches from St Marks Shopping centre in the south up to the Cathedral Quarter - known locally as 'Uphill'.
Day 5 - Stop in Stamford, 'the finest stone town in England'. Continue to interchange and head home.Back to top