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Gold Coach The Magic of Lincolnshire & Elizabethan

Gold Coach The Magic of Lincolnshire & Elizabethan

This wonderful holiday based in Grantham embraces the counties of Norfolk, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and English smallest county, at only 36 square miles, Rutland. It is an opportunity to share in their grandeur and to see at first hand the part they have played in our history

Holiday Highlights

• Lincoln city guided tour by coach

• Burghley House

• Historic Stamford

• Oakham – Rutland County Town

• Melton Mowbray

Monday

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

Tuesday

y Today we visit the historic city of
Lincoln with its magnificent cathedral and
Norman Castle. First, we meet our guide for a
familiarisation tour of the city on the coach,
then you have time to explore the town with
a labyrinth of little alleyways and interesting
shops. This afternoon we visit the historic
market town of Newark-on-Trent with its 12th
century castle, market place and Georgian
Town Hall.

Wednesday

After breakfast we visit the old
English town of Melton Mowbray where we
have the morning to explore and maybe enjoy
one of the famous pork pies from ‘Ye Olde
Pork Pie Shoppe’ as well as local cheese. This
afternoon we continue to Rutland and its
traditional market town of Oakham, with its
many book and antique shops together with
the towns heritage attractions including the
Butter Cross, 14th century church, Rutland
County Museum and Norman Castle.

Thursday

This morning we travel to Stamford,
best known for its 17th and 18th century
stone buildings and timber framed houses.
It has become a popular location for many
period dramas such as Pride and Prejudice and
Middlemarch. After lunch we visit Burghley
House, designed by William Cecil, Lord High
Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I. Home to
generations of the Cecil family, the house with
over 100 rooms is set in 18th century parkland
and gardens.

Friday

After breakfast we depart for home.

Your Hotel

The Olde Barn Hotel Grantham is a delightful tranquil retreat set in the

beautiful Lincolnshire countryside near the village of Marston and facilities

 include a health club with pool, sauna and Spa. All bedrooms are en suite

with TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift to most rooms

 

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
Outside Rivo Lounge or Megabet.
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
Gloucester Sainsburys Gloucester Sainsburys Layby, Barnett Way, Barnwood
GL4 3RT South East bound Bus Stop
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
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Michael Wood Services Michael Wood Services - Outward - Northbound side
Return - Southbound side
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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