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Britain's Darkest Hour

Britain's Darkest Hour

With a visit to Churchill's House in Kent and a day in London to visit the Wartime Cabinet Rooms

Holiday Highlights

  • 4 nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Home Link included

  • Visit to Blenheim Palace

  • Visit to Bladon Village

  • Visit to the Cabinet War Rooms

  • Chartwell House

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Thursday

We depart and make our way to
Berkshire, arriving late afternoon at our hotel for
the next 4 nights with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Friday

This morning we visit the magnificent
Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage
Centre and Sir Winston’s birthplace. As well as
visiting the house we can also explore the
magnificent parkland that surrounds it. We also
visit Bladon Village where Churchill is buried in
the local church.

Saturday

Today we visit the Cabinet War Rooms
and Churchill Museum where the rooms were
emergency accommodation provided for
Winston Churchill and the War Cabinet against
air attacks during the Second World War. We
also visit the Churchill Museum, which charts his
entire fascinating life.

Sunday

We visit beautiful Chartwell House, Churchill’s home
for most of his adult life. In the care of the National
Trust, the house is now a museum and the rooms and gardens
remain virtually the same as when he lived there.

Monday

After breakfast we depart and head for
home.

Your Hotel

The Hampshire Court

 

The Hampshire Court Hotel stands at Chineham on the

outskirts of Basingstoke, with hotel facilities including

indoor leisure club, swimming pool and gym.

All bedrooms are en suite with TV, 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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