Constable Country & East Anglia - Sun 2nd June 2019
- Duration: 5 Days
- Product code: P5D6ER
This beautiful area of England with its blend of Suffolk Villages and East Anglian landscapes was famously brought to life by the artist John Constable. Come along and discover the region as we are joined by a local guide to explore the history and beauty of the towns and countryside. Also included is a visit to the charming town of Bury St Edmunds and a tour along this wonderful coastline. A splendid holiday for those with a healthy interest in history and art.
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After being collected from your local pick up point around 8.00am we travel to our hotel in the village of Marks Tey near Colchester with comfort stops on route. You may like to enjoy a swim before dinner?
Full day excursion as we are joined by our superb local guide to discover Constable Country. The area around Denham Vale was an inspiration for many of his most famous paintings with much of the scenery unchanged to this day. The tour will include a visit to Flatford Mill on the River Stour and a tour through picture postcard Suffolk Villages.Fabulous day.
Lovely day out as we visit the lovely town of Bury St Edmunds. An historic jewel in the west of Suffolk, with architecture from many eras - Georgian, Victorian, Tudor and the Middle Ages. Don’t miss the superb Abbey Gardens or famous ivy-covered Angel Hotel where Charles Dickens regularly stayed, located opposite the Cathedral. A wonderful town to explore. We move on for a short visit to Melford Hall (NT) in the picturesque village of Long Melford. Home to the Hyde Parker family, whose cousin Beatrix Potter drew inspiration from the house. Entrance to Melford Hallincluded. NT Member discount - £8.
Joined by our local guide again today as we head for the coast and explore some of the towns and villages along the way though this remarkable and historic landscape.
We leave the hotel in the morning and head home with comfort stops on route. Arriving back to your local drop off point around 5.00/6.00pm.
Meal plan included - Dinner Bed & Breakfast
4*Best Western Marks Tey Hotel
This modern hotel is situated in the village of Marks Tey, close to Colchester, making a great base for the excursion destinations. Facilities around the hotel are excellent with a lounge bar where you can relax and enjoy a drink. As guests at the hotel, you enjoy free use of the Lifestyle Leisure Club which includes a 15-metre heated pool, Steam room and sauna, Air-conditioned gym and Tennis courts. The onsite 'Aimez-Vouz' hair and beauty salon was also given a 5-star review by the Good Salon Guide - so if you need a pamper?!
All the 110 spacious bedrooms offer comfortable beds, ensuite bathrooms with power shower, Tea & coffee making facilities, hairdryer, complimentary WiFi and LCD TV with freeview channels. Meals are served in the Brasserie Restaurant with a full hot breakfast and 3 course evening dinner with choice of menu. No lift at the hotel – some ground floor rooms – subject to availability.