Staying at The Petwood Hotel
5 DAYS | 1st August 2021
Miles of stunning coastline, the Elizabethans, the Dambusters, wholesome market towns, stunning countryside, and a world-famous cathedral? It must be Lincolnshire! Join us as we head to this wonderful corner of England. The village of Woodhall Spa is situated in the middle of rural Lincolnshire and is the ideal location from which to explore this beautiful area. The village itself boasts a delightful centre with individual shops, a little museum, the Jubilee park with outdoor swimming pool and a Dambusters memorial in the Royal Square.
The Petwood Hotel is situated just a short walk from the Woodhall Spa village centre. Enjoying a timelessly elegant setting and unique heritage it was once home to the Dambusters and is today surrounded by 30 acres of lovely gardens. This former country house offers a restaurant, terrace bar and the Squadron Bar with lots of memorabilia from 617 Squadron. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV and courtesy tray.
We depart Macclesfield calling for coffee enroute to the fabulous city of Lincoln. With free time for you to explore; why not head to the Cathedral, the Norman Castle or one of the many other historic attractions? Maybe bring a picnic or instead have a relaxing lunch. Late afternoon we take the journey to our hotel.
Today we head to Heckington Windmill for an informative talk, followed by morning coffee. We then make our way to the market town of Boston, famous for the Boston Stump or St Botolph’s Church, the largest Parish church in England. After free time for lunch we then board the Boston Bell for a trip on the picturesque River Witham, where refreshments will be available on board for your afternoon cuppa.
This morning takes us to the brilliant Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Museum a privately owned museum set up by two brothers and well worth a visit. Having had ample time to explore and enjoy a morning coffee in the Naafi we will return to the hotel for the remainder of the day at your leisure.
Today we head north to the bustling town of Louth on market day. Enjoy a browse around the many stalls before we continue to the coast and the seaside resort of Skegness. Enjoy the refreshing coastal air with a stroll along the prom then of course fish and chips is a must for lunch!
Having said our farewell to Woodhall Spa we head north west to Doddington Hall and Gardens; a privately owned, late Elizabethan Mansion with stunning gardens, there is over 400 years of unbroken family history within its walls. Upon arrival we will have a guided tour of the house followed by free time to stroll around the gardens and have lunch in either the delightful cafe, restaurant or farm shop. Early afternoon we head home making a comfort stop en-route; arriving early evening.
Tour includes: 4 nights dinner bed and breakfast, guided tour of Heckington windmill, river cruise in Boston, entrance to Lincolnshire museum and Doddington Hall and Gardens.
£575.00 per person sharing twin/double
£48.00 single room supplement
£33.50 insurance per person, inc. IPT