Concorde & The Code Breakers

Concorde & The Code Breakers

An enlightening midweek break with included visits to the fascinating Imperial War Museum, Bletchley Park and Barnsdale Gardens plus free time in Cambridge and a relaxing cream tea cruise on Rutland water

An enlightening midweek break with visits to some fantastic attractions including the fascinating Imperial War Museum at Duxford, in addition to Bletchley Park where Alan Turing and his colleagues helped crack Germany’s Enigma Code during World War II. This tour also features free time in the wonderful university city of Cambridge, a visit to the inspiring Barnsdale Gardens and a cream tea cruise on Rutland water.

 

HUNTINGDON MARRIOTT HOTEL (4 STAR)

The luxurious four star Marriott is located on the outskirts of Huntingdon. Facilities include the Brooke's Restaurant, Cocktail Lounge, Coffee Shop, plus a leisure club with gymnasium and 15m swimming pool. All bedrooms feature air-conditioning, satellite TV, internet access, telephone, hairdryer, mini-bar and tea/coffee tray. Lift available.

 

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS

  • We travel to the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, renowned as Europe's premier aviation museum. In Air Space you can get up-close to some of the most famous aircraft in the world including the Lancaster, the iconic Spitfire the Vulcan and Concorde. The American Air Museum houses the largest collection of US historic military aircraft in Europe. Explore the evolution of aviation and discover the powerful stories of the brave men and women who lived and worked at RAF Duxford. Following our visit we travel to Cambridge, one of the most attractive cities in Britain situated on the picturesque River Cam with its architecturally stunning colleges, the most famous being Kings College with its distinctive gothic chapel.

 

  • Enjoy a visit to quirky Barnsdale Gardens which features Britain's largest collection of individually designed gardens. We’ll have some time to explore the inspiring range of garden styles and planting schemes. From here we continue to Oakham, a pretty market town with a fascinating medieval history. One of its main attractions is The Great Hall of Oakham Castle, the finest surviving example of Norman domestic architecture in Europe. We end the day with a relaxing cream tea cruise on Rutland Water, a large reservoir set within three thousand acres of beautiful English countryside.

 

  • We make our way to Bletchley Park, now a vibrant heritage attraction having once been the top-secret home of the World War II Codebreakers. Here you can uncover Bletchley’s remarkable story and see the amazing code breaking Enigma Machines, plus many fascinating galleries and exhibits allowing you to experience the top-secret world of iconic World War II Codebreaking.

 

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Four nights accommodation with dinner and breakfast

  • Admission to the Imperial War Museum, Barnsdale Gardens and Bletchley Park

  • A cruise on Rutland Water

  • Return travel by luxury air-conditioned coach

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
Abergele Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Bangor, Nelson Pub Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Nelson Pub
Bangor, Pontio Centre Bangor, Pontio Centre Bus Stop
Bethel Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
Caernarfon, Campbell Road Caernarfon, Bus Stop Bottom of Campbell Road
Caernarfon, Leisure Cent. Caernarfon, Bus Stop opposite Leisure Centre
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Y Glyn Caernarfon, Y Glyn Bethel Road
Chester Chester, Holiday Inn South Hotel Bus Stop
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop
Criccieth, Medical Centre Criccieth, Medical Centre Bus Stop
Deganwy Deganwy, Railway Station Bus Stop
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Gaerwen Gaerwen, Stermat Car Park
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Halkyn Halkyn, Outside Billy Jeans
(Springfield Hotel Return Drop Off Point)
Holyhead Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance
Llanberis, Maes Padarn Llanberis, Bus Stop Opposite Maes Padarn
Llanberis, Spar Llanberis, Outside Spar Shop
Llandegai Llandegai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop
Llandudno Jct. New Road Llandudno Junction, New Road Bus Stop
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub Bus Stop
Old Colwyn Old Colwyn, Church Walks Bus Stop
Opposite The Plough Inn
Oswestry Oswestry, Mile End Services Coach Park
Penmaenmawr Penmaenmawr, Llys Clwyd Bus Stop (Opposite Spar)
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
Rhos on Sea, Cayley Arms Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Cayley Arms
Rhos on Sea, Hickorys Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Hickorys Restaurant
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station
Valley Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel
Wrexham Wrexham, Bus Stand Lord Street
Y Felinheli, St. Marys Y Felinheli, St Mary's Church Bus Stop
Y Felinheli, Victoria Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop

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