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HMS Belfast with London Bridhe and the tower of London in the background

Wartime Secrets, Kent Coast & London

An enlightening tour based in Greater London which features visits to Bletchley Park, iconic Dover Castle, the fascinating Churchill War Rooms and the HMS Belfast.

Join us on this interesting tour that will be based in Greater London and will explore some fascinating Wartime Secrets. Enjoy a visit to Bletchley Park, the historic site of secret British code-breaking activities during WWII and home of the famous Enigma decoding machine. We will also include a trip to the Kent Coast and the iconic Dover Castle with its evocative Wartime Tunnels plus a day in central London where we see the fascinating Churchill War Rooms and explore the HMS Belfast.

 

MARRIOTT BEXLEYHEATH HOTEL

The four star Marriott is located at Bexleyheath near Dartford in south east London. Facilities include the Cast Iron Grill and the Brew Bar Lounge, plus swimming pool, sauna & gym. All bedrooms are spacious and features Hypnos beds, air conditioning, as well as flat-screen TV with internet access. Lift to all floors.

 

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Three nights accommodation with dinner and breakfast

  • Admission to Bletchley Park

  • Admission to Dover Castle

  • Admission to the Churchill War Rooms

  • Admission to HMS Belfast

  • Admission to the Battle of Britain Memorial

  • Return travel by luxury coach

 

Please Note (September departure only): Bletchley Park will be holding their annual 1940's Weekend during our visit, therefore, an early departure from the Marriott Hotel Bexleyheath will be required to allow sufficient time at this event.

Day One

We travel south to Bexleyheath in Greater London, arriving late afternoon for check in to the Marriott Bexleyheath Hotel where we stay for the next three nights.

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Day Two

We take a drive to Dover, home to those iconic white cliffs and the busiest passenger ferry port in Northern Europe. Here we visit Dover Castle where there will be plenty of time to explore this 12th Century Royal Palace and enjoy a unique visitor experience in the Secret Wartime Tunnels and underground Hospital where you can experience the sounds, smells and atmosphere of the World War II hospital with some great audio-visual effects. This afternoon we visit the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne, dedicated to Churchill's famous "Few" who fought in the skies overhead to keep the United Kingdom free from invasion in the summer and early autumn of 1940.

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Day Three

We head into central London for a visit to the Churchill War Rooms hidden beneath the streets of Westminster. Navigate the winding corridors and hear the stories of those who lived, worked and slept in the Cabinet War Rooms right around the clock. See first-hand the historic rooms including the Map Room, the Cabinet Room, Churchill's bedroom and many other offices and facilities. This afternoon we visit HMS Belfast, a WWII Battleship that is an iconic London landmark built for the Royal Navy and is now permanently moored as a museum ship on the River Thames.

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Day Four

We check out this morning and travel to Bletchley Park, near Milton Keynes. Here we will see the amazing code breaking Enigma Machines, plus many fascinating galleries and exhibits allowing you to experience the top-secret world of iconic WW2 Codebreaking. We depart Bletchley mid-afternoon and commence our journey home to North Wales.

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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.

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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
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
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. Station Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
(Parking not permitted at Pringles car park)
Llanfairpwll Park & Ride Llanfairpwll, Park & Ride
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub Bus Stop
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
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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