Staverton Park & the English Shires

Staverton Park & the English Shires

A new itinerary based at a De Vere Venue in the Northamptonshire countryside

Monday 31 July  £369

Single Supplement: £65

 

INSURANCE  £26.50  inc IPT

 

INCLUDING

4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast. Excursions as described.

Admission to Bosworth Field. Boat ride at Foxton Locks.

Day 1 Monday

Depart in the morning travelling
through the Chilterns and Oxfordshire villages, canals
and rivers to Staverton and the Staverton Park Venue for
4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast

D

Day 2 Tuesday

We head for Lichfield first, a city with
much to see, particularly the stunning Cathedral set in a
remarkably serene close. Then, nearby, there will be time
at the National Memorial Arboretum, 150 acres of trees
and gardens and more than 200 memorials honouring
the fallen from many conflicts since World War II

B, D

Day 3 Wednesday

Today we drive to the historic battle
field of Bosworth Field for an included visit to the awardwinning
Visitor Centre. It marks the establishment of the
Tudor dynasty when Henry Richmond (later Henry VII)
defeated Richard III’s Yorkist forces in August 1485. Into
Leicester then for sightseeing (big market, Cathedral etc)
and maybe to continue the history lesson with a look at
the Richard III Visitor Centre

B, D

Day 4 Thursday

This morning we make for the little
village of Foxton. Here we board an elegant vintage
motor launch, for a trip on the Grand Union Canal, seeing
the Foxton flight of 10 locks. We head through more
Leicestershire villages to reach Melton Mowbray, home
of traditional Pork Pies.

B, D

Day 5 Friday

Leave after breakfast for an interesting
ride home on country roads

B

B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

HIGHLIGHTS

A gently-paced holiday with, for example, Foxton Locks, which takes us back in time for an example of clever engineering, Melton Mowbray,specialising in fine English food and Pork Pies,Bosworth Field, where, in 1485, Richard III was killed and the Wars of the Roses came to an end.Also the National Memorial Arboretum, where the fallen in more recent conflicts are remembered.

 

STAVERTON PARK

www.deverevenues.co.uk. In the centre of the

country, Northamptonshire, with gentle hills and

pretty villages, this is a large, well-equipped, venue

where you can find lots of activities or enjoy doing

nothing. The accommodation has all the usual

facilities plus ironing board, hairdryer and safe.

There is golf and a driving range, a gym, swimming

pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and beauty treatments. Plenty

of bar/restaurant options as well.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Argos
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Folkestone services XX Eurotunnel- Stop 24 Junction 11 on M20
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by East London Travelshop
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Granada Bingo, Pitsea
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
South Benfleet Tarpots Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
Southchurch - Swintons Outside Swinton Insurance, Southchurch Road
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
TBA TBA
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster St Mary's Lane/Bell Corner, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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