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Gardens & Palaces of London

Discover London's historic palaces and explore some of the most beautiful gardens in England. This new short break includes Waddesdon Manor, Hampton Court Palace, Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, RHS Wisley and Kensington Palace.

Discover the opulent splendour of London's historic palaces and explore some of the most beautiful gardens in England on this short break. A fantastic opportunity to learn about the individuals who lived at these world-renowned residences, view some of the finest art and antiques in the country, marvel at historic architecture and gain inspiration from the exquisite gardens and grounds.

 

HILTON READING

A contemporary hotel situated on the outskirts of Reading. Facilities include a restaurant and bar plus a leisure club with indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym. All bedrooms feature air conditioning, satellite television, telephone, hairdryer and tea / coffee facilities. Lift to all floors.

 

 

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Three nights accommodation with dinner and breakfast

  • Admission to Waddesdon Manor

  • Admission to Kew Gardens

  • Admission to Kensington Palace

  • Admission to Hampton Court

  • Admission to Wisley Gardens

  • Return travel by luxury coach

Day One

We travel to Buckinghamshire for a visit to magnificent Waddesdon Manor, a truly stunning French Renaissance style chateau built in the 1870’s for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, and home to one of the finest collections of French 18th Century decorative arts in the world. Appreciate the exceptional architecture, art collections and beautiful gardens, before we continue to the Hilton Hotel on the outskirts of Reading.

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Day Two

Today we explore the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, the most famous gardens in the world with over 100 top-class attractions. Kew features 130 hectares of spectacular landscapes, tropical glasshouses, a soaring treetop walkway, plus the Millennium Seed Bank which stores a vast quantity of the world's wild plant seeds. This afternoon we travel into London for a visit to Kensington Palace – the childhood home of Queen Victoria and current residence of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge. Kensington is one of London’s most exquisite palaces with acres of manicured gardens plus the world-famous Orangery.

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Day Three

Enjoy a full day at majestic Hampton Court Palace, well known as Henry VIII's favourite royal residence. Discover the fascinating stories behind the magnificent buildings and priceless art collections, and learn more about the enormous Tudor Kitchens which fed over 600 people twice a day. Hampton Court gardens are internationally renowned for being amongst the most beautiful gardens in the world, and the famous Maze is the most visited in the country.

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Day Four

We visit the Gardens at RHS Wisley, brimming with majestic beauty and stunning floral displays throughout the year. A truly world class garden which will capture your imagination with its richly planted borders, luscious rose gardens and state-of-the-art Glasshouses and captivate your senses with its vibrant colours and fragrance. We depart mid-afternoon and commence our homeward journey.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

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
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
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
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Gaerwen Gaerwen, Stermat Car Park
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Holyhead Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance
Llandudno Jct. Station Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Oswestry Oswestry, Mile End Services Coach Park
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station
Valley Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel
Wrexham Wrexham, Bus Stand Lord Street

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