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Heythrop Park Resort, Oxford & Midsommer Murders

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI3537

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

3 days

2020 - Heythrop Park Resort - 3 Days (OMZ3010)

Stay in a STUNNING luxury country house hotel with amazing spa facilities

Perfect for Vicar of Dibley AND Midsomer Murder Fans

Wow! Staying at the incredible Heythrop Park is an experience all of its own. This historic country house hotel is set in incredible parkland, offers fabulous facilities (including an amazing spa and golf course) and is centred around a beautiful Grade II listed Manor House. You'll get lots of time to enjoy this great hotel but, of course, this tour is about more than just being based at an amazing hotel!

On this packed weekend break, we will also take a scenic drive through the Cotswolds visiting some of the most iconic and beautiful villages that this region has to offer. We'll also spend time in historic Oxford AND take you on a tour through the key locations for two of our best-loved TV series - Midsomer Murders and the Vicar of Dibley!

PRICE FROM ? £189 per person
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Itinerary

Accommodation

Heythrop Park Hotel & Spa

Set amid stunning scenery on the edge of the Cotswolds, Heythrop Park Resort is one of the most impressive hotels around Oxford with both age-old decadence and contemporary style – incorporating an 18th-century manor house and a stylish, contemporary part of the estate, creating limitless opportunities for fun and relaxation.

At the heart of Heythrop Park Resort lies the grade-II listed manor house – an opulent, imposing hotel that promises traditional charm, historic hospitality and no shortage of the ‘wow factor’. Offering a true British country house experience, it’s a sublime setting for afternoon tea, private parties, elegant weddings and romantic weekend escapes.

Heythrop Park provides 4* deluxe accommodation, delicious dining options and a wide range of first-class  facilities. Particularly impressive is the hotel's spa. Heythrop Park is one of the Cotswolds’ finest places to relax and revitalise body and mind. Here you can recharge your batteries with indulgent pampering sessions in the intimate spa, treat yourself to a visit to the manicure and pedicure bar, or unwind in a heated indoor pool complete with sauna and steam rooms. To top it all off, the leisure club enjoys beautiful views over lush lawns and the resort's own golf course.

Please note that spa treatments are payable in addition and are subject to availability.

Itinerary

Day 1

After joining the coach at one of our convenient local joining points, we head for the lovely Cotswolds and enjoy a scenic tour through some of the best that this area has to offer, including stops at Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold. From there we carry on towards Oxford and our luxury hotel for this weekend break, Heythrop Park Resort & Spa. Check in and then explore this amazing country house residence before enjoying a tasty dinner and enjoying the rest of the evening at leisure.

Day 2

After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, today is all about two of your TV favourites, the Vicar of Dibley and Midsomer Murders as we take you on a tour of some of the key filming locations set throughout this region. Return to the hotel in the afternoon to relax, share stories and enjoy another delicious hotel at Heythrop Park.

Day 3

After a final tasty breakfast it is sadly time to leave our luxury hotel and make our way to Oxford for some free time exploring this historic city. From there we re-join the coach and start the journey back home to Wales.

Excursions

The Cotswolds

One of the delights of visiting the Cotswolds is exploring the different areas, each with its own identity. But all have those defining Cotswold features: golden stone, lively market towns and rolling hills, the ‘wolds’. Explore these English villages of honey-coloured stone and take in splendid, lively market towns. Bourton-on-the-Water straddles the River Windrush with its series of elegant low bridges beside neat tree-shaded greens and tidy stone banks. Standing back from the river are traditional Cotswolds buildings, many of which are now tourist shops for the day-trippers and visitors. Nearby Stow is another iconic Cotswold destination, located high up on the Roman Fosse Way and offering fabulous views from its position as the highest of the Cotswolds towns.

Explore 2 Iconic TV Locations

Our guided tour takes us through stunning rolling hillside, taking in the towns of Wallingford, Henley on Thames, Thame & Turville. These are quintessentially English locations that are sure to be familiar to many of us and will bring to life the stories and characters of both Midsomer Murders and the Vicar of Dibley.

Oxford

One of our most famous historic cities, take time to discover the history and heritage of Oxford, home to 1,500 listed buildings from every major period of British architectural history from the 11th century onwards. The centre looks like an enchanted fairytale city – making Oxford is a firm favourite of filmmakers from all over the world, from Harry Potter to Inspector Morse along with having inspired countless famous writers over the centuries. Oxford is flat and compact, with many of its major attractions, such as the University of Oxford and its 38 colleges; Bodleian Library, the museums, and Oxford Castle Unlocked right in the centre – perfect to explore on foot. Just a little out of the centre, you can find large green spaces like Christ Church Meadows, University Parks and riverbanks.

Includes

  • Reserved coach travel throughout
  • 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Staying at Heythrop Park Resort & Spa
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Scenic tour through the Cotswolds
  • Scenic tour through 'TV country' as advertised
  • Visit to Oxford

Pickups

This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Bridgend
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff West
  • Llanelli
  • Neath
  • Newport
  • Port Talbot
  • Swansea Central

Don't see your pickup? Don't worry, we have a great fixed rate transfer with Premier Taxi's . Check out the details here.

Find out more about our pickups on our pickup list page here.

Important Notes

Important Notes

OUR PRICES

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.

TO NOTE

Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please contact 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.

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