Blenheim Palace & Imperial War Museum
2018 - LT Selected - 2 Days (AUD0242)
Explore Britain at War!
Blenheim Palace is a monumental country house situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. It is the principal residence of the Dukes of Marlborough. It is also the only non-royal non-episcopal country house in England to hold the title of palace. A masterpiece of Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace provides an awe-inspiring experience for visitors. The palace is home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Blenheim Palace is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a long and diverse history. Enter the Palace and explore the gilded State Rooms and priceless collections. Experience the beauty and magnificence of this Grade I listed building.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Leisuretime Allocated Hotel
You will be staying in a good hotel in the local area. All the bedrooms will have private facilities, colour TV and tea and coffee making facilities, and the hotel will have a good bar and restaurant.
After joining the coach, we make our way to out first excursion before enjoying some free time. We expect to arrive at our hotel late afternoon/early evening.
Breakfast followed by free time and our second included excursion before making our way to back to South Wales.
Originally presented by the English nation to John Churchill, first Duke of Marlborough, in recognition of his victory in 1704 over French and Bavarian troops, Blenheim Palace is now home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family whilst also being the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a long and diverse history.
A masterpiece of Baroque architecture, landscaped Parkland and stunning Formal Gardens, Blenheim Palace provides an awe-inspiring experience for visitors.
Explore over 2000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown Parkland and 90 acres of award-winning Formal Gardens. Ride the miniature train to The Pleasure Gardens, a dedicated family area that offers a giant hedge maze, butterfly house and adventure playground. A year-round calendar of tours, exhibitions, experiences and events reveal the sheer splendour of Britain’s Greatest Palace, with a particular focus on the military successes of the nation including a permanent exhibition dedicated to the achievements of Sir Winston Churchill.
Imperial War Museum, Duxford
The Imperial War Museum at Duxford is full of activity, excitement and nostalgia with over six hectares of indoor and outdoor displays providing an unforgettable experience whatever the weather.
Pioneering and inspiring aircraft from iconic Spitfires through to Concorde form part of a matchless collection of aviation and military history in the unique setting of a frontline Battle of Britain station. With its collections of aircraft, tanks, military vehicles and naval exhibits, Duxford has something of interest to everyone.
This world famous heritage attraction was an airfield in the First World War and also played a vital role in the Second World War, firstly as an RAF fighter station and later as an American fighter base. Today, Duxford is one of Europe's leading centres of aviation heritage with outstanding exhibitions and collections of exhibits creating a unique living and working museum, and there is always a chance you will see a Spitfire or other historic aircraft flying during your visit.
- Reserved coach travel throughout
- 1 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- Excursion to Imperial War Museum
- Entry to Blenheim Palace Included
This tour picks up at the following points:
- Cardiff Central
- Cardiff West
- Port Talbot
- Swansea Central
Important NotesImportant Notes
Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms are available in the booking process.
£20 Single Room SupplementBack to top