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Capital, Cambridge, Essex Coast & Country

Capital, Cambridge, Essex Coast & 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 & London en route on day 1 & 4

Excursions to Southend-on-Sea & the Constable Country with visits to Flatford Mill, Dedham & Colchester

 

Please note this price does not include our door-to-door, to add this service please tick the option at checkout.

SOUTHEND-ON-SEA

(FULL DAY): The popular seaside resort of Southend-on-Sea is most famous for being home to the longest pleasure pier in the world, stretching for 1.33 miles! Steeped in history, visitors have the option to take the train or take a wander down the walkway. Did you know the Pier is also home to the Southend Lifeboat Staton and gift shop? Learn more about their life saving work at the ever-popular Lifeboat shop.

CONSTABLE COUNTRY

(FULL DAY): 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.

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
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
Long Eaton, The Green Long Eaton, The Green
Outside Wilkinsons, NG10 1HQ
Loughborough Amber rooms Loughborough Amber rooms, The Rushes
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Mansfield Bus Station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Meadowhall Interchange Meadow Hall Interchange, Bay C3
Meadowhall Road, Sheffield, S9 1EP
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE
Toton Lane Tram Stop Toton Lane Tram Stop Park and Ride
Toton Lane Tram Stop, NG9 7JA

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