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Cotswolds Historic Houses & Gardens

Cotswolds Historic Houses & Gardens

Garden lovers will be sure to find something to delight them on our break to the pretty Cotswolds and the Wye Valley.

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Garden lovers will be sure to find something to delight them on our break to the pretty Cotswolds and the Wye Valley. Home to some of the country’s finest gardens. We visit Sudeley Castle and Gardens, Tredegar House and Hidcote Manor Gardens

 

Includes

Return coach travel

4 nights half board

Admission into Sudeley Castle & Gardens, Tredegar House & Hidcote Manor Gardens

Gloucester & Sharpness Canal Cruise

Visit to Worcester

 

Please note this price includes our door-to-door, if you do not require this service please call 08456 66 55 44* to place your booking.

Day 1

This morning we visit historic Worcester for free time. The city is best known for its magnificent Cathedral, which rises majestically above the city. This afternoon we continue to our hotel.

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Day 2

After breakfast we visit Sudeley Castle & Gardens the only private castle in England to have a queen buried within its grounds – the last of Henry VIII’s six wives, Catherine Parr. Located in the heart of the Cotswolds, the castle is surrounded by a breathtaking 1,200 acres estate and ten award-winning gardens. The centrepiece is the Queens Garden, so named because four of England’s queen’s; Anne Boleyn, Catherine Parr, Lady Jane Grey and Elizabeth I once walked upon the original Tudor Parterre. Afterwards, enjoy a relaxing afternoon at leisure back at the hotel.

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Day 3

This afternoon we visit the National Trust’s Tredegar House, one of the most significant late 17th Century houses in the British Isles. Situated in 90-acres of beautiful gardens and parklands, this delightful red brick house was the ancestral home of nobility for more than 500 years.

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Day 4


Today we travel to Gloucester, where we will enjoy a leisurely cruise on the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal. Discover the history of the canal while relaxing on board the Queen Boadicea II, which helped evacuate troops from the beaches of Dunkirk in May 1940. Later, we visit the National Trust’s Hidcote Manor Gardens where we spend the rest of the day. Created by the talented American horticulturist, Major Lawrence Johnston it is one of the greatest gardens in the country! Explore the maze of narrow paved pathways and discover secret gardens, magnificent vistas and plants that burst with colour. The afternoon is spent with some free time in Cheltenham.

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Day 5

We travel home via a visit to Hidcote Manor Gardens

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The Prince of Wales Hotel **, Berkeley

 

 

Set in five acres of land within the Severn Valley Situated on the outskirts of the town of Berkeley, perfect for visiting both Gloucester and Bristol. The hotel has a pleasant restaurant and bar opening onto beautiful landscaped gardens.

 

Hotel Facilities:

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Wi-Fi

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