Crack The Code: Blenheim & Bletchley 2021
2021 - Jurys Inn Milton Keynes - 2 Days (CU2ABL)
Explore Britain at War in this great value 2-day break!
These two iconic locations give visitors a unique insight into Britain’s wartime activities. At Blenheim Palace, you can discover the story of Britain’s military might back into the 18th century right up to the present day, whilst at Bletchley Park, you'll discover why this secret country estate rose to discreet fame during and after World War Two. This weekend trip is not one to be missed.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Jurys Inn, Milton Keynes
This is a comfortable hotel located in the heart of Milton Keynes and with easy access to the town centre. There is a contemporary restaurant and bar along with a Costa Coffee outlet whilst the bedrooms are all comfortably furnished with all of the amenities you have come to expect from a Jurys Inn Hotel.
After joining the coach, we make our way to Blenheim Palace, where entrance is included. You'll have plenty of time to explore the house and gardens. Then re-join your coach and travel on to the Jurys Inn Milton Keynes to check in and enjoy a tasty dinner.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast before checking out of the hotel and heading for Bletchley Park with entrance included, giving you lots of time to explore this fascinating historic site before getting back onto the coach mid-afternoon for the journey back home.
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 aweinspiring 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. This is one of Britain’s Greatest Palaces, with a particular focus on the military successes of the nation including a permanent exhibition dedicated to the achievements of Sir Winston Churchill.
Bletchley Park is a place of exceptional historical importance and an increasingly popular visitor attraction. It is the home of British code breaking and a birthplace of modern information technology. It played a major role in World War Two, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and deep influence on the war’s outcome. Over the past twenty years Bletchley Park has become an internationally renowned site, visited by people from around the world, which acknowledges the successes from the War and the people responsible for them. It celebrates their values: broad-minded patriotism; commitment; discipline and technological excellence. By presenting and explaining their achievements in the very place where they occurred, Bletchley Park brings together the dramatic history of the 20th century with the challenges we face in the 21st in our rapidly changing and technologically complex society.
- Reserved coach travel throughout
- 1 night dinner, bed & breakfast
- Excursion & Entrance to Blenheim Palace
- Admission to Bletchley Park House & Gardens
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 and prices are available in the booking process.
Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. Please make sure that you also read our Important Holiday Information & Enhanced Hygiene Protocols which we update from time to time.
We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please get in touch with us.
Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps too. Sometimes, the order of excursions can change when you are on tour. We will try not to change things, but want to make you aware that this can happen.
COVID-19 PEACE OF MIND & TRAVELLING SAFELY
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