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Capital, Cambridge, Coast & Constable Country

Capital, Cambridge, Coast & Constable Country

There are few places in Britain more picturesque than Constable Country in Suffolk. Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this enchanting part of England was the birthplace of renowned artist John Constable.

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There are few places in Britain more picturesque than Constable Country in Suffolk. Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this enchanting part of England was the birthplace of renowned artist John Constable. On this great value break you can explore this stunning rural landscape, as well as visits to Cambridge, Southend-on-Sea and London.

 

Includes

Return coach travel

3 nights half board

Visits to Cambridge, Southend-on-Sea & London

Full day excursion around Constable Country with visits to Flatford Mill, Dedham & Colchester

 

Day 1

This morning we head to Cambridge, boasting one of the world's most prestigious universities, this is a town bursting with history, traditional and scholarly charm. After some free time, we will continue to our hotel in Colchester.

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Day 2

After breakfast we visit the popular seaside resort of Southend-on-Sea, home to the longest pleasure pier in the world!

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Day 3

Today, we enjoy a full day excursion to Constable Country, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - we visit Flatford Mill, immortalised in his masterpiece The Hay Wain and remaining just as when the artist captured it on canvas, including Willy Lott's House and the exhibition about John Constable's life and work. We continue via the charming village of Dedham whose church also features in several of Constable's paintings, to Britain's oldest town of Colchester, with medieval lanes and alleyways crammed with individual shops.

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Day 4

We head into central London after an early breakfast for free time for shopping and sightseeing around Covent Garden. Housed in and around the iconic Market Building and Piazzas, Covent Garden is an architectural masterpiece. Along with speciality shops, restaurants and cafes, you'll come across street performers amongst the gorgeous craft, antiques and jewellery on offer. After a couple of hours here to explore, we begin our journey home.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Holiday Inn Colchester

 

 

Located in a quiet village setting, outside the ancient Roman town of Colchester. This modern hotel offers comfortable bedrooms with tea and coffee making facilities.

 

Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

 

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Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
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Outside Wilkinsons, NG10 1HQ
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Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
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