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Bluebell Rail & Castle Trail

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TDAV3240

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

The South of England is dotted with many of the world's best castles & stately homes and this special holiday will include many of them. We will visit a 13th century Royal Castle, a 16th century French styled chateau and a medeival Castle too. It's not all about the castles though, we also thrown in a steam train journey, a visit to the popular and historic riverside town of Henley on Thames and the City of Dreaming Spires - Oxford.

What's Included

• 4 Nights, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

• One way journey on the Bluebell Steam Railway

• Entrance to Hever Castle & Gardens

• Entrance to Arundel Castle & Gardens

• Entrance to Waddesdon Manor

• Visits to Henley on Thames & Oxford

PRICE FROM ? £399 per person
Plan My Trip

Excursion 1
We travel across the South Downs today as we head to impressive Arundel Castle – dating back to Norman times you’ll see rare paintings & tapestries; finely preserved interiors and the gardens are said to be amongst the best in the UK. This afternoon we visit the ancient Cathedral City of Chichester.

Excursion 2
To the City of dreaming Spires – Oxford for our morning visit, explore the historic streets many you will recognise from the big and small screen. This afternoon it’s off to Waddesdon Manor – you may recognise this too if you watch Midsomer Murders. This 16th Century French Style Chateau offers a 1st class collection of art and furniture and flamboyant Victorian Gardens.

Excursion 3
Today we board the famous Bluebell Railway for a relaxing 40 minute Steam journey through the Sussex Countryside. Onward then to Hever Castle – home of Anne Boleyn – 2nd Wife of Henry VIII and full of treasures and 125 acres of stunning gardens.

Other Information

Coppid Beech Hotel * * *

Wonderfully located in Royal Berkshire, close to Windsor and ideally situated for our short break, the Coppid Beech is an Alpine style hotel. The comfortable en-suite bedrooms offer TV, tea/coffee making facilities. There are various places to relax and enjoy an aperitif, be it in the lounge or bar area, you can even enjoy a dip in the pool. Lift.

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