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Gold Cambridge, Ely & Rural Essex

Gold Cambridge, Ely & Rural Essex

From our base near Cambridge on this lovely NEW holiday we feature Bury St Edmunds and Ely, a tour of Cambridge including the American Cemetery and the delightful Essex villages and countryside.

Holiday Highlights


• Guided tour of Cambridge including the American Cemetery

• Visits to Ely and Bury St Edmunds

• Driving tour of rural Essex and a visit to Finchingfield


We depart and make our way to
Cambridge, arriving late afternoon at our hotel
for the next 4 nights with dinner, bed and
breakfast with tea/coffee and biscuits served on


This morning we visit the famous
University City of Cambridge where we meet our
guide for a tour of Cambridge including a visit to the
American Cemetery and afterwards we have the opportunity
to obtain lunch and explore the city fully.


Our first stop today is the city of Ely
where you have the opportunity to visit the
magnificent cathedral or take a stroll around the
town. Later we head to Bury St Edmunds which is
home to the Nutshell, reputedly the smallest pub
in the country.


After a leisurely breakfast we head
south for a delightful day touring rural Essex.
Our route takes us past Saffron Walden to the
historic town of Thaxted with its famous Guildhall and restored
windmill and then later we visit idyllic Finchingfield.


After breakfast we depart and head for

Your Hotel

The Holiday Inn


The Holiday Inn is just a short drive from the

Cambridge city centre and is an ideal base for

this tour. Hotel facilities include indoor swimming

pool and gym, bar and open plan lounge.


All bedrooms are en suite and have TV, telephone, 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.

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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