2019-04 UK Countryside and City

7-19 April 2019
Destinations: 
Moreton-in-Marsh, Salisbury, Windsor, London, Gatwick
Sunday 7 April

Fly overnight from the USA to London Gatwick

Monday 8 April

Arrival in Gatwick
Join our rental van for 80 mile ride to the university city of Oxford
After our lunch stop in Oxford, 10 more miles to spend the afternoon visiting Blenheim Palace, "fascinating, sumptuous and still occupied" home of the Dukes of Marlborough, set in 2000 acres of parkland
Then continue 32 miles to the historic Cotswold town of Moreton-in-Marsh

Redesdale Arms
Moreton-in Marsh

Tuesday 9 April

Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for 43 mile full day round trip including Stratford, and the Cotswold towns of Chipping Campden and Stow-on-the-Wold.

Redesdale Arms
Moreton-in Marsh

Wednesday 10 April

Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 Bags on van for 60 mile drive to Bath, 60 miles on to Stonehenge and 9 miles on to Salisbury
5:30 Choral evensong in Salisbury Cathedral

The White Hart Hotel
Salisbury

Thursday 11 April

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for travel to visit HMS Victory in Portsmouth

The White Hart Hotel
Salisbury

Friday 12 April

Breakfast begins in hotel
8:45 Bags on van
9:00 depart hotel lobby for morning visit to Winchester, before travelling on to Windsor
1:25 Dag arrives at London Heathrow
Oakley Court Hotel
Windsor

Saturday 13 April

Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for visit to Newbold College

Oakley Court Hotel
Windsor

Sunday 14 April

Breakfast begins in hotel
8:45 Bags on van
9:00 Departure to visit Hampton Court Palace
Paul and Gerald return the van to Gatwick, now we are on foot.
Premier Inn Victoria
London

Monday 15 April

Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for visit to Westminster Abbey, Changing of the Guard, Cabinet War Rooms
Goodbye to Elizabeth and Dag
Premier Inn Victoria
London

Tuesday 16 April

7:00 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for Tower of London
boat ride to Greenwich
Premier Inn Victoria
London

Wednesday 17 April

7:30 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for visit to British Museum, British Library, etc
London

Thursday 18 April

7:30 Breakfast begins in hotel
9:00 depart hotel lobby for museums galorel
Late afternoon train from Victoria Station to Gatwickl
Marriott Courtyard Gatwick
Gatwick

Friday 19 April

No included breakfast
Hotel shuttle 3lbs per person to airport for flight home

ITINERARY CHANGES: All transportation. lodging, and sightseeing arrangements and schedules are subject to variance and substitution due to circumstances beyond our control.

The hotels we plan to use are:

Moreton-inMarsh

The Redesdale Arms Hotel
High St, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 0AW, UK
+44 1608 650308
https://www.redesdalearms.com/

Salisbury

The White Hart Hotel
1 St John Street SP1 2SD
SALISBURY UK
(+44)1962/312801
https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-6616-mercure-salisbury-white-hart-hotel/index.shtml

Windsor

Oaklely Court Hotel
Bray, Windsor SL4 5UR, UK
+44 1753 609988
https://www.oakleycourt.co.uk/

London

Premier Inn Victoria
82 - 83 Eccleston Square, Victoria, London SW1V 1PS, UK
+44 871 527 8680
https://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/greater-london/london/london-victoria.html?cid=GLBC_LKEBAR

Gatwick

Marriott Courtyard

Gatwick Airport
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lgwcy-courtyard-london-gatwick-airport/?scid=bb1a189a-fec3-4d19-a255-54ba596febe2