Historic Lincoln , Barnsdale

Gardens & Rutland Cruise

2nd - 5th July 2021

We start our tour with an en-route visit to Royal Leamington Spa. The compact, historic centre boasts wide boulevards, dramatic Georgian and Edwardian architec-ture and award-winning parks.

Day 1 excursion starts with a visit to International Bomber Command, which pro-vides a world-class facility acknowledging the efforts, sacrifices and commitment of the men and women, from 62 different nations, who came together in Bomber Command during WWII. We then travel into Lincoln for some time at leisure and for lunch before a visit to the Historic Lincoln Cathedral, which for 238 years was the tallest building in the World.

Day 2 excursion begins with a visit to the beautiful Barnsdale Gardens, created by Britain’s best loved gardener, the late Geoff Hamilton, star of Gardener’s World. We will have time for some lunch in the pretty, traditional English market town Melton Mowbray the home of the pork pie before we end the day with a relax-ing cruise on Rutland Water.

Before making our way home, we visit the King Richard III Visitor Centre which charts the story of the king’s life and death, revealing one of the greatest archaeo-logical detective stories ever told. We also pay a visit to Stratford on Avon.

Tour price includes:-

Deposit £40 per person
Your Hotel - The Hilton, Leicester
This superb 4 star hotel is located on the outskirts of the City of Leicester. Unwind in the LivingWell Health Club, swim in the indoor pool or relax in the sauna. All rooms have a large window, are en-suite and have a 49-inch plasma TV and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. Walk-in showers are not available.