Magic Of The Heart Of England & Cream Tea Cruise 2021
2021 - Bosworth Hall - 5 Days (CU5ADS)
Discover the best of the Heart of England with a cream tea cruise!
Stay in a beautiful listed mansion with great leisure facilities & a 2-4-1 Bar!
The ‘Heart of England’ boasts some of the country’s finest countryside scenery, market towns and villages along with the shopping metropolis that is Birmingham. This break takes in some of the region’s most popular spots and is a real treat. Our hotel also has extensive leisure facilities...perfect for you to unwind at any time of the day.
Our exclusions on this tour include the towns of Royal Leamington Spa, Melton Mowbray, Stamford, a cream tea cruise on Rutland Water and a visit to the bustle city of Birmingham with a guided tour of the city’s famous Jewellery Quarter included.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Dating back to the 17th century, Bosworth Hall is beautiful Grade II Listed Mansion is set in 11 acres of landscaped gardens and located in the heart of the English countryside. Modern rooms offer all the comforts you would expect. The hotel provides a restaurant, bars and lounges all in a unique retreat. The Spindles Leisure Club is available for a small charge for the duration of the holiday, payable at the hotel. featuring a heated indoor pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room, treadmills, rowing machines, stepper and cross trainer, weights. Tennis courts and croquet lawn may be available at an additional charge.
After joining the coach at one of our convenient local pick-up points, we head for Bosworth arriving in the mid-afternoon. There will be convenient (and maybe scenic!) coffee/lunch stops en route too. Check in and relax before enjoying a tasty dinner and maybe getting to know your fellow travellers better through our 2-4-1 bar?
Days 2 - 4
Enjoy a traditional English breakfast every day along with free time to enjoy this hotel (including its amazing leisure facilities) and the surrounding area on your own. Make sure you don't miss out on our INCLUDED excursions to some of the best that the Heart of England has to offer including a visit to Melton Mowbray (for pie lovers!), Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter and much more. You can also enjoy a stunning cruise on Rutland Water washed down with a traditional cream tea. Enjoy delicious dinners every evening back at the hotel and more opportunities to swap stories from your day plus a 2-4-1 bar.
After a final tasty breakfast, we make our way home back to Wales, hopefully full of happy memories of this lovely part of the country.
ExcursionsRoyal Leamington Spa & free time in Market Bosworth
Royal Leamington Spa is a beautiful and prosperous town located in the heart of Warwickshire. With a current population of around 50,000, the town’s growth was largely due to the natural spa springs that were discovered and commercialised in the nineteenth century. This Regency town boasts magnificent tree-lined avenues, pleasant squares and the Royal Pump Rooms which house this elegant town’s museum and art gallery.
Melton Mowbray & Stamford & Rutland Water Cruise Cream Tea Cruise (afternoon)
Melton Mowbray is a quintessential English market town and renowned for its fine food and drink, particularly its pork pies and Stilton© Cheese. It is no wonder that Melton Mowbray is known as the ‘Rural Capital of Food’. But there's more to Melton Mowbray than food. Twinlakes Park offers a great day out for the family with water rides, animals and picnic areas to enjoy. The local Carnegie Museum is an interactive centre where children can enjoy learning about the local area and see exhibits such as the two-headed calf! The town itself is steeped in history and there is a walking heritage tour that explains the history of the town - there are even two apps available to make sure you don't miss any of the sites of interest.
Stamford is regarded as one of the finest stone towns in England, with the pretty facades of the buildings a favourite for filmmakers. Seek out tranquillity on a walk along the River Welland, and discover a variety of speciality shops along the town's narrow alleyways and hidden courtyards.
See the lovely sights of Rutland Water on a cruise. Passengers can enjoy the scenery, the sailing boats and anglers, as well as sorts of wildlife. The cruise also has a commentary, so you won’t miss out any points of interest on the leisure cruise. On your cruise of the lake, tuck into a cream served before setting sail.
Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter with guided tour & free time
Vibrant and cosmopolitan, world-class culture, scintillating shopping and bubbling with nightlife, Birmingham is now one of Europe’s most exciting cities. Its compact, pedestrian-friendly centre, public squares and revitalised canals provide an attractive setting for a visit full of pleasant surprises. Don’t miss a guided tour of the famous Jewellery Quarter, plus you’ll have free time to do some shopping in the centre.
- Reserved coach travel throughout
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- 2 for 1 bar (6-9pm)
- Visit to Royal Leamington Spa
- Excursion to Melton Mowbray & Stamford
- Cream tea cruise on Rutland Water
- Excursion to Birmingham with guided tour of Jewellery Quarter
- Free time in Market Bosworth
This tour picks up at the following points:
- Cardiff Central
- Cardiff Gate
- Cardiff West
- Port Talbot
- Swansea Central
- Swansea West
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
It is important that you familiarise yourself with our Enhanced Hygiene Protocols booklet as this will give you a clearer picture of what to expect when you travel, what we are doing to keep you safe, and what you can do to protect yourself and those around. These Protocols are updated from time to time, so please re-check just before you travel.
Please remember that you will also need to keep up-to-date with latest government advice and requirements.