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Gold Peak District Historic Houses & Gardens

Gold Peak District Historic Houses & Gardens

Join us on a lovely holiday to the beautiful Peak District and our base is the wonderful Hallmark Mickleover Hotel which is perfectly situated for exploring this amazing part of England. We will visit Bakewell ‘home of the Tart ‘and also the fabulous Chatsworth House & Gardens.

Holiday Highlights

• Chatsworth House & Gardens

• Kedleston Hall

• Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

• Bakewell – Home of the Tart

• Matlock & Derwent Valley

• Calke Abbey

• Melbourne Hall Garden

Monday

We depart and make our way to
Derbyshire arriving late afternoon at the
Hallmark Mickleover Hotel for the next 4
night’s with dinner, bed and breakfast with
tea/coffee and biscuits served on arrival

During your stay

• Visit to Calke Abbey, in Derbyshire which is
in the care of the National Trust after being
left in a state of disrepair and negligence
with little restoration and tells the story of
the dramatic decline of a grand countryhouse estate.
• Melbourne Hall Garden – The City of
Melbourne in Australia takes its name from
here.
• Ride on Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
through picturesque countryside to
Wirksworth. Re-joining the coach we make
our way to Matlock, a delightful Peak
District town.
• Visit to Kedleston Hall, a 1760’s mansion
designed as a show palace with lavish décor,
paintings, furniture and sculptures. Set in
820 acres of beautiful parkland, ideal for a
relaxing stroll before ending the visit at the
café and shop.
• Excursion to the market town of Bakewell
where we take a break and you can visit the
original Bakewell Tart or Pudding, to give it
its proper name.
• Chatsworth House, home of the Duke and
Duchess of Devonshire where you can visit
the house, gardens and shop.

Friday

After breakfast we depart for home.

Your Hotel

The Hallmark Mickleover Court Hotel is just a short drive from Derby,

close to the Peak District and offers stylish and contemporary accommodation.

Facilities include a bar, restaurant, indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam

room, spa bath and whirlpool and all the bedrooms are en suite and have 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
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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