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Christmas at the Olde Barn 2020

Christmas at the Olde Barn 2020

Festive 5 days

5 day holiday


Wednesday 23 December £539


Single supplement £85


Insurance £29 inc IPT




4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Christmas Day lunch

Entertainment programme

Excursions as described

Day 1 Wednesday

Depart in the morning, travelling to Lincolnshire and arriving late afternoon for tea/coffee and mince pies at the Olde Barn Hotel. 4 nights stay dinner, bed & breakfast, plus Christmas Day lunch. This
evening, enjoy a drinks reception to meet the staff and fellow guests before dinner. We are entertained by carol singers then in-house games after dinner


Day 2 Christmas Eve

This morning we make our way to the beautiful and historic town of Stamford, packed full of art and craft shops, little side streets to explore, cafes and tea rooms. There are lots of opportunity to
obtain a drink and a bite to eat for lunch. We return in time for tea/coffee and Grantham Gingerbread Biscuits and guess the weight of the Christmas cake and the number of sweets in the jar at reception. Dinner tonight is followed by live entertainment. For those wishing toattend Midnight Mass, details of local churches will be
available and there will be mulled wine and mince pies
on your return.

B, D

Day 3 Christmas Day

Merry Christmas to all! Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and open your presents. Have a relaxing morning in the hotel, maybe make use of the leisure facilities and take a swim. Traditional Christmas Lunch is served followed by the Queen’s speech. Later we have tea/coffee and Christmas cake. Dinner tonight is buffet style and we round off the day with a festive quiz.

B, L, D

Day 4 Boxing Day

Today we drive to the historic City of Lincoln with its magnificent Cathedral, and next to it the Norman Castle. The old town is a labyrinth of little alleyways and interesting shops to explore - there are
plenty of tea rooms to keep you going. We return to the hotel in time for afternoon tea and time to relax before dinner and our final evening of entertainment.

B, D

Day 5 Sunday

After breakfast we leave and begin our journey home.


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Somewhere different for Christmas in 2020 – Lincolnshire. And the holiday ticks all the boxes, coming at a good price, offering a good programme and staying within easy reach of good excursion destinations at a spacious, well-run, modern, warm hotel. Early booking is definitely recommended for this one.


OLDE BARN HOTEL l The Olde Barn Hotel Grantham is a delightful tranquil retreat set in beautiful Lincolnshire countryside near the

village of Marston. The hotel – a member of ‘Tastes of Lincolnshire’ – prides itself on the quality of its food and hotel facilities include Health Club & Spa with indoor swimming pool, Sauna & Spa. All bedrooms are en suite and have television, telephone, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.

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
Chelmsford Victoria Road (coach bays)
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
Bus Stop by Brookside Tavern
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 Travelodge IG1 !BA
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 Old Granada Bingo, Pitsea SS13 3AH
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
Shoeburyness - Kathryn Ct The Cambridge.(Kathryn Ct.), Shoeburyness
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
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
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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