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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Mmmelton Mowbray & Rutland Water Cruise

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TDAV2964

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

We enjoy a weekend break in lovely Leicestershire, we'll experience the traditions of the county's most famous export - the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie and head to tranquil Rutland Water to enjoy a sail aboard the Rutland Belle. Our base is the city of Leicester with its famous market dating back to the 13th Century, there's also the King Richard III Visitor Centre telling the fascinating story of the king's life, and one of the greatest archaeological detective stories

What's Included

• 2 Nights, DBB

• Free time in Leicester Friday, visit Market, Cathedral or Richard III Exhibition

• Saturday morning sail on Rutland Water, then to Melton Mowbray for Pork Pie Making Demonstration in Ye Olde Pie Shoppe & free time in Melton

• Sunday we visit Lichfield

PRICE FROM ? £219 per person
Plan My Trip

Day One
We head to Leicester and the afternoon is free for you to explore, head for the King Richard III Visitor Centre for some history or hit the shops and historic market to pick up a bargain

Day Two
Our first stop today will be Rutland Water, where we enjoy a lovely 45 minute sail, enjoy the on board commentary and keep your eyes peeled for the Ospreys. Following our cruise we head to Melton Mowbray, this lovely rural town is of course renowned for it’s Pork Pies, we enjoy a pie making demonstration in Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe and the est of the afternoon is free

Day Three
We return home with a stop off in delightful Lichfield, with its stunning Cathedral, museums and independent shops, we return to the North West for approx. 6.30pm

Other Information

Marriott Hotel Leicester * * * *

This superb 4 star hotel has recently completed a full refurbishment programme. All bedrooms are spacious and fitted are to a high Marriott standard, and offer TV, air-con, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer & iron. Leisure facilities include a swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym. Lift.

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