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Our first port of call today is Wroxham, capital of the Broads and home to the world’s largest village store. Later in the afternoon we move onto the village of Horning to board the Southern Comfort Mississippi Paddle Boat for an hour and a half cruise.
We travel via Eurotunnel to spend the day at Ostend, Belgium's premier seaside resort which has always been a favourite with British travellers. On the way back we call in at P&Js Chocolate Factory where they make delicious Belgian Chocolates fresh every day.
We have taken one of our most popular excursions and given it a twist. The delightful town of Moreton-in-Marsh comes alive every Tuesday as the biggest market in the Cotswolds is held with up to 300 stalls selling a huge range of goods attracting people from all over the country. After lunch we head for the beautiful small town of Chipping Campden reputed to have the most beautiful High Street in England.
Visit two of North Norfolks best loved seaside towns, first we head for Cromer famous for the Pier, Cromer Crabs and some of the best Fish & Chips in the country before transferring after lunchtime the short distance to Sheringham home of the North Norfolk Railway.
Flashdance tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of 18 year old Alex, a welder by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night, who dreams of going to the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy and becoming a professional dancer. When a romance complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream.
This morning we cruise the Thames from historic Runnymede to Windsor passing the pretty villages of Old Windsor & Dachet before travelling through the grounds of Windsor Castle for some free time to explore Windsor itself. Later in the afternoon we take to the river again to continue upstream to Maidenhead enjoying both the views and a Cream Tea aboard the boat.
Bridlington with it`s picturesque,bustling harbour flanked by two stunning beaches of gleaming golden sands is rightly one of North Yorkshires favourite seaside destinations or maybe you would prefer to head away from the seafront into the Old Town and discover a gem that has remained largely unchanged for centuries, where Olde Worlde pubs and antique shops rub shoulders with art galleries and tearooms.
Come and visit one of the Country’s oldest and finest markets. Every Tuesday you can experience the hustle and bustle of the town’s busy street market. Based around the Market Place in the safe pedestrianised area of the town, the streets are filled with stalls selling everything from clothing to fresh produce.
The picturesque medieval market town of Saffron Walden in Essex, has a rich heritage of old buildings including St Mary's Church - the largest parish church in Essex. Nearby lies Audley End House once one of the largest and most opulent houses in Jacobean England
Skegness,Lincolnshire`s largest resort is renowned as one of the country’s top seaside destinations.With an award winning Blue Flag beach and a seafront buzzing with funfair excitement, to the picturesque Compass Gardens offering a quiet area to sit and watch the world go by there is plenty to see and do.
Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is a dazzling unique historic gem. An important market town with a richly fascinating heritage, medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and the magnificent Cathedral and Abbey gardens combine to produce a beautiful backdrop to the award winning market.
Windsor may be dominated by the thousand year old castle but there are many more things to see and do. Take a passenger boat trip along the Thames, hop on an open topped bus for a guided tour, or do both at the same time on board Windsor Duck Tours bright yellow vehicle.
We travel to Windsor and begin the day on the Thames with a 40 minute river cruise upstream to Boveney Lock. Enjoy the fantastic views of Windsor Castle & Eton College and the relaxation that being on water allows as you soak up the atmosphere of the history and beauty surrounding you. After your river trip there will be free time to explore the town at your leisure.
Enjoy a day out at Windsor with an included cruise along the Thames and entrance to Windsor Castle. Take the chance to see The State and Semi State Appartments, Queen Mary`s Dolls` House & of course St George`s Chapel venue for the biggest wedding of the year.
Set in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside Stratford-Upon-Avon is brimming with olde English charm and famous the world over as the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Spend the first part of your day exploring this delightful town before taking to the water aboard the Rita Ellen for a 1.5hr Cruise complete with commentary and an Afternoon Tea.
Every Friday the beautiful Georgian town of Stamford comes alive when High Street & Broad Street are lined with stalls selling everything from fresh farm produce to clothing, flowers freshly baked bread and tempting cakes. After spending the morning exploring the Market and shops we transfer to Rutland Water in the afternoon for a cruise on the Rutland Belle.
This Morning we make our way to Historic Ely, featuring one of the most magnificent Cathedrals in England the City of Ely is host to a lively market every Thursday. Later on we shall visit the Twenty Pence Garden Centre for the chance to get some inspiration for your garden and also the opportunity to visit their coffee shop with some of the most tempting cakes for miles around.
Canterbury’s past is as rich as it comes’ says the latest Lonely Planet Guide to Britain. This world-famous cathedral city was one of medieval Europe’s great places of pilgrimages and knowledge. Dominated by its cathedral the medieval streets within the city walls are a great place to explore.
The Stratford-upon-Avon Victorian Christmas Market has over 150 stalls filling its historic streets with the colours, sounds and irresistible aromas of Christmas past and present. Experience all the fun of a traditional English Christmas market and get into the spirit of Christmas with the joyful sound of choirs, instrumental performances, chimney sweeps, dance displays and Victorian themed stilt walkers, a carousel and barrel organ music.