Nostalgic Britain inc. Call the Midwife Tour

Tour Details

This tour has a distinctly 40’s theme, with visits to Bletchley Park – famous for its coder breakers during World War II , Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill, and a visit to Chatham’s historic dockyard, for a “Call the Midwife” tour – based on the popular BBC TV programme. Add a visit to beautiful Royal Windsor and a day in central London for sightseeing and shopping, it is clear that this tour will be a popular choice.

 

Departing  24th September 2020

 

From £589 per person sharing

 

Price includes:

  • Return flights from Belfast City Airport to London Heathrow with Aer Lingus
  • Airport taxes and security charges
  • 1 piece of checked 20kg baggage
  • Executive coaching for the duration of your tour
  • 4 nights accommodation in the 4* Holiday Inn, Stevenage
  • Breakfast and evening meals
  • Visit to Blenheim Palace and Bletchley Park
  • Call the Midwife tour and Chatham Docks
  • Full day in London
  • Free time in Royal Windsor
  • Services of an experienced Travel Solutions tour manager

 

Optional extra:

  • Single room supplement – £100 per person

 

Flight times: (correct at the time of print)

Outward: 8.45 am – arrive 10.10 am

Return: 7.20 pm – arrive 8.40 pm

 

Note: Valid photographic ID is required for this tour

Accommodation

4* Holiday Inn – Stevenage

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The relaxed, contemporary rooms and suites feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and work desks, as well as tea and coffeemaking facilities.

Amenities include a fitness centre and a 24-hour bar, as well as a business centre and 8 meeting rooms

 



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Itinerary

Day 1:

On arrival at Belfast City Airport and check-in for your morning flight to London Heathrow.  On we will make our way to Royal Windsor with ample time to explore the town, its rich history, quaint boutiques and shops, and the world’s oldest and largest inhabited castle.

 

Day 2:

After breakfast we depart the hotel for the Call the Midwife tour and Chatham Dockyard where you will be met by your own midwife for a guided tour and will recognise streets and buildings from the TV series and hear fascinating behind the scenes anecdotes and information.  Then it’s time to explore four hundred years of naval history in the Chatman Historic Dockyard and admire the fantastic collection of historic war ships and galleries.

 

Day 3:

Today after breakfast we travel to spend the day visiting the magnificent Blenheim Palace, monumental 18th century home of the Dukes of Marlborough and birthplace of Winston Churchill, a national treasure surrounded by romantic landscaped parks and gardens. Later meet your coach for the journey back to your hotel.

 

Day 4:

After breakfast we depart the hotel and make our way into London, the coach will drop you close to Oxford street where London is yours to explore for the day.  Spend the time shopping or sightseeing the choice is yours.

 

Day 5:

This morning after breakfast and check-out we travel to Bletchley Park, the central site for Britain’s codebreakers during World War Two, a place of exceptional historical importance. It played a major role in the war, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and profound influence on the outcome of the conflict.  Mid-afternoon meet the coach and travel to London Heathrow for our return flight home to Belfast.



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Departing 24 Sep 2020

Adult prices from £589