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Bletchley Park Home of the Codebreakers

Bletchley Park Home of the Codebreakers

A holiday od contrasts as we feature some of London's best loved markets and see where bankers and insurance companies live and work. Bletchley Park and the Imperial War Museum complete this NEW and interesting holiday.

Holiday Highlights

• ‘Barrow Boys & Bankers’ Tour

– Famous Markets

– London’s banking district ‘The City’

– Canary Wharf

• Bletchley Park

• Imperial War Museum, Duxford

 

 

Monday

We depart and make our way to
Hertfordshire and our hotel for the next 4 nights
with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Tuesday

Today takes us to Bletchley Park, home of
the secret WW2 Enigma decoding machine and
the birthplace of the modern computer. We will
hear tales of spies and strategic deception where
the ornate Victorian mansion was headquarters of
British intelligence during the war and houses the
outstanding Churchill Collection.

Wednesday

Leaving the hotel, we head into
London to meet our guide for today’s ‘Barrow Boys
and Bankers’ tour where we hear contrasting
stories of rags and riches in London. The tour
includes walking the atmospheric streets and
alleys including Borough Market, home to the
barrow boys and also London’s financial district
with its major banks and insurance companies.

Thursday

After breakfast we visit the superb
Imperial War Museum, Duxford, a former RAF
base and today Europe’s foremost aviation
museum and part of the Imperial War Museum.
We see the spectacular collection of British and
American planes, a terrific assortment of tanks,
vehicles, naval exhibits plus much more.

Friday

After breakfast we depart for home.

The Mercure Letchworth Hall Hotel

 

The Mercure Letchworth Hall Hotel stands in 8

acres of grounds in Hertfordshire and dates from

1625, and retaining many of the original Jacobean

features. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, radio,

telephone, hairdryer and tea/ coffee making

facilities. The hotel has a lift.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
Leigh Delamere Services Leigh Delamere - Outbound - Eastbound Side
Return - Westbound Side - Coach Park
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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