Stamford – Burghley House & The Sandringham Flower Show

Staying at The 4* Marriott Hotel

 

4 DAYS | 25th July 2017

Sandringham Flower Show is one of Norfolk’s most prestigious horticultural events of the year and is always filled with beautiful showgardens that feature amazing floral displays and landscaping expertise.

The 4* Marriott Hotel is situated on the outskirts of Huntingdon in a quiet location and is the ideal base for all our excursions. The hotel boasts a bar and lounge, a pleasant dining room and indoor leisure centre with pool, jacuzzi and gym. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV and courtesy tea tray. The hotel has a lift.

Tuesday

We depart Macclesfield calling for coffee enroute to the historic town of Stamford. Upon arrival we meet our guide for a walking tour of this fascinating town. There will be free time for lunch and a browse around the shops before we continue on to our hotel and our base for the next three nights.

Wednesday

Today we head to Sandringham for the Flower Show. We spend the day at the show with plenty of time to stroll at your leisure. The ticket also gives you free entrance to Sandringham Gardens, Museum and Church. Comfy walking shoes are the order of the day!

Thursday

A leisurely day today, firstly we venture to St. Neots, a charming town nestled around the River Great Ouse. The town has a rich medieval heritage with plenty of shops, cafés and restaurants. This afternoon we visit the Swiss Garden, a unique and beautiful example of one of the great periods of English Gardening. Taking us back to the early 19th century, the explore the time when ornamental gardening and picturesque architecture was combined with a passion for ‘Swiss Vogue’.

Friday

Our last visit takes us to Burghley House, a much loved family home, Burghley is perhaps best-known for its historical collections of important works of art, early tapestries, impressive Japanese ceramics and sculptures, some of which have not moved since their installation in 1688. We have a guided tour of the house followed by free time to explore the gardens and have lunch. We depart mid-afternoon and head for home making a comfort stop en-route we aim to arrive in the Macclesfield area around tea time.

Tour includes: Luxury coach travel throughout, 3 nights dinner bed and breakfast, entrance to Sandringham Flower Show, Swiss Garden and Burghley House and guide for tour of Stamford.
£335.00 per person sharing twin/double
£60.00 single room supplement
£22.50 insurance per person, inc. IPT

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