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Highlights of Hertfordshire

Highlights of Hertfordshire

Sun 8 - Tue 10 Sep 2024: A 2 Night Great Break to the Highlights of Hertfordshire with Johnsons Coaches

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Sunday 8th to Tuesday 10th September 2024

 

LUXURY TRAVELLER UPGRADE TOUR

From art deco architecture to the former homes of royalty, there is a wealth of remarkable experiences and attractions in Hertfordshire that will make any visit a cultural and historical treasure.

 

 

Look What’s Included:

  • One Boarding Point here at Henley-in-Arden

  • Luxury Traveller coach with first class seating & legroom

  • Complimentary On-board drinks

  • Our Own Courier Service

  • Guided Tour of Hatfield House

  • 2 nights half board

  • Guided tour of St Alban’s Cathedral & entrance to the Verulamium Museum

  • Guided tour of Knebworth House

 

Not Included: All other meals.

 

Sunday

We visit Hatfield House - a quintessential English manor house fit for a Queen - Hatfield was once the childhood home of Elizabeth I and is now a treasure trove of historic mementos, period detail, and sumptuous scenery. This historical English landmark is awash with famous paintings, tapestries, period furnishings, and armour and is a sight to behold if you are a fan of English history. The garden at Hatfield House dates from the early 17th Century and includes a scented garden, herb garden and knot garden. From Hatfield we continue to our hotel, arriving in time for dinner and our 2-night stay.

Monday

Today, we visit St Albans. The beautiful 11th-century St Albans Cathedral, on the oldest site of continuous Christian worship in England, stands proudly in the city centre surrounded by parkland. Home to the Shrine of St Alban and the longest nave in England, the cathedral is packed with fascinating artefacts and features, and the cathedral's expert guides can fill you in on its rich and varied history. St Albans was once named Verulamium - the third largest city in Roman Britain, and the Verulamium Museum unravels the district's rich history with interactive displays, and some of the finest Roman mosaics and wall plasters outside the Mediterranean.

Tuesday

Set in 250 acres of rolling Hertfordshire countryside, Knebworth House is one of England's most colourful stately homes. It is remarkable for having been home to the Lytton family for more than 500 years and for its exterior complete with turrets, domes and gargoyles, which conceal a red brick house dating from Tudor times. We make our way homewards during the afternoon.

Your Hotel

 

3* The Cromwell Hotel, Stevenage Old Town

Hotel Cromwell Stevenage was once a farmhouse and home to John Thurloe, secretary to Oliver Cromwell. All rooms include a private bathroom and hairdryer. Rooms also feature a TV, tea/coffee making facilities. Brasserie, restaurant & bar. No lift to upper floors, however some ground floor rooms available.

 

Dates, Duration & Prices:

Sun 8 - Tue 10 Sep '24

2 Nights

£359

 

Departs: 9.00am

Returns: 5.00pm

 

Supplements:

Double for Sole Use: £100 | Family Room (Twin Bedded Room) £30

(This Hotel does not have standard twin bedded rooms. Passengers requiring a twin bedded room will need to book a Family Room)

Holiday Insurance: £29.50

 

(All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

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