Cambridge & Ely - Thu 18th October 2018
- Duration: 4 Days
- Product code: PJYBB1
Excellent 4 day holiday to discover the delights of Cambridgeshire. Plenty to keep you interested with beautiful historic towns and quintessentially English countryside. Cambridge has been known for centuries as a centre of education with famous colleges including King’s College, Trinity College and Christ’s College. Regarded as one of the best Universities in the world - past students include Newton, Darwin, Wordsworth, Milton, Ian McKellan, John Cleese and Emma Thompson and many more.
After being collected from your local pick up point around 8.00am we travel to our hotel near Cambridge with lunch stop on route. Arriving at the hotel with plenty of time to relax before dinner.
Full day excursion today as we head for the City of Ely. Steeped in history, Ely is renowned for its magnificent Cathedral with a striking and unusual octagonal tower and stunning collection of stained glass. Whilst in Ely, discover the historical links to Oliver Cromwell. In the afternoon we have included a visit to Anglesey Abbey Gardens and Lode Mill. This magnificent Jacobean-style house contains a magnificent collection of art and a large collection of clocks. Outside, the celebrated gardens are set in 98 acres and include sculptures. Price included entrance. NT Members - £12 discount.
Another memorable day as we enjoy a panoramic coach tour of Cambridge - included. Feel the history coming out of the streets and soak up the atmosphere of the town with free time for the rest of the day to explore. Don’t forget your camera for the famous sights including The Fitzwilliam Museum, The Round Church and so much more.
We leave the hotel in the morning and head home with comfort stops on route. Arriving back to your local drop off point around 4.00pm.
Meal plan - Dinner Bed & Breakfast
4* Cambridge Belfry
Located in Cambourne around 8 miles from Cambridge this modern hotel offers comfortable and spacious accommodation to a 4* quality. The hotel has an excellent Leisure Club with large swimming pool, gym and sauna. In the evening, relax in the Lounge Bar with a drink before dining in the Bridge Restaurant which serves a traditional cuisine - 3 courses with choice menu and tea/coffee. For breakfast enjoy an extensive hot and cold buffet. All bedrooms are large and have en suite bathrooms with Colour TV, phone, tea/coffee and hairdryer. Passenger lift and WiFi available.