Warners Littlecote Historic House Hotel
Littlecote House, set in 113 acres of gardens and rolling parkland, is located near Hungerford in the Royal county of Berkshire. Built in the mid-1500s, this beautiful Grade I listed Tudor manor has a truly unique story. History is literally on your doorstep: the stunning location has played host to occupying Romans, a Tudor tryst and even a Civil War army.
The grounds contain an ornate Roman mosaic floor and settlement remains. Henry VIII courted Jane Seymour here, and the D-Day landings were planned within the house. England’s last remaining Cromwellian Chapel in a private house is also here, and the property offers many more historical jewels for you to explore at your leisure.
This tour also features a fabulous included excursion to Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village.
Lacock Abbey is located in the centre of the village and was founded in the 13th century and dissolved in 1539. Later, it became a quirky country house of various architectural styles within its own woodland grounds. It was a home for the Talbot family, including William Henry Fox Talbot 19th century, famous for his contributions towards the invention of the photographic negative.
Lacock village and Lacock Abbey have been used as a location in TV and film productions of Wolfman, Pride and Prejudice, Cranford Chronicles, Emma and Harry Potter films.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
- 3 nights accommodation with breakfast & dinner
- Live entertainment
- Use of leisure facilities
- Excursion to Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village
Day 1 - After joining your holiday coach, enjoy a scenic drive to Littlecote House to arrive late afternoon. Breakfast & dinner included.
Days 2& 3 - At leisure with live entertainment, 1 included excursion & 1 optional excursion
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum & Village - on arrival in Lacock village and you could be forgiven for thinking you've just entered the scene of a recent wizard battle or turned up to meet Mr Darcy for a dance at the assembly rooms. The village is famous for its picturesque streets, historic buildings and more recently as a TV and film location. . The village's most famous appearances include 'Downton Abbey', the BBC's 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Cranford', and the films 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' and 'Wolfman'.
The Abbey, located at the heart of the village within its own woodland grounds, is a quirky country house of various architectural styles, built upon the foundations of a former nunnery. Experience the atmosphere of the medieval rooms and cloister court, giving a sense of the Abbey's monastic past. On a day out in Lacock there is plenty for you to see and do. It's the perfect place to spend a whole day. Entrance included.
McArthurGlen’s Swindon Designer Outlet - Short Day
McArthurGlen’s Swindon Designer Outlet is housed in the beautifully renovated Grade II listed buildings of the Great Western Railway Works and is one of the largest covered designer outlets in Europe. Explore the quality mix of High St and Designer brands, reduced by up to 60 per cent, at over 90 top name stores including fashion brands Guess, Reiss, Joules, Kurt Geiger, Superdry, Boss, Hobbs, Marks & Spencer Outlet, More details from your driver.
Day 4 - After an enjoyable stay at Littlecote it is time to start the homeward journey with an interesting stop on the way. Arrival back in your local towns will be mid evening.Back to top
Littlecote House Historic Hotel
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Built in the mid-1500s, this beautiful Grade I listed Tudor manor has a truly unique story. History is literally on your doorstep: the stunning location has played host to occupying Romans, a Tudor tryst and even a Civil War army. The grounds contain an ornate Roman mosaic floor and settlement remains. Henry VIII courted Jane Seymour here, and the D-Day landings were planned within the house. England’s last remaining Cromwellian Chapel in a private house is also here, and the property offers many more historical jewels for you to explore at your leisure. All of this comes with outstanding service, delicious food in our spacious restaurant, live entertainment every night, and a host of activities from tennis to air-rifle shooting.
There's plenty to try here; from archery and tennis to snooker and the sauna. Fabulous Late Lounge to enjoy live music and entertainment, Indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, bubble pool and Salon Spa.