ENGLAND TOUR 2016

(update – only a few weeks left to sign up, please register your name with Lindy if you are considering joining us…)

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Stately Home, Garden and Architecture Tour – England in May 2016 plus Chelsea Flower Show 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEATURING Iconic Architecture, Historic Homes and Gardens, Castles and Palaces in England.  Staying in London, Bath and Royal Tunbridge Wells for 11 nights in four star hotels.

HIGHLIGHTS 2 full days immersed in Bath, the only city designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the UK, including a cruise on the River Avon and Afternoon Tea in the Bath Pump House. Attend the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for full day.

SMALL GROUP PRIVATE TOUR 12 – 16 maximum people, private coach, Blue Badge Guide throughout tour, 4 star hotels.

ARCHITECTS + DESIGNERS – William Morris, William Kent, John Nash, Edwin Lutyens, John Wood the Elder, John Wood the Younger, Vita Saksville-West

I am excited to share my love of history, design and architecture with you on this unique tour. I have travelled many times to visit family in England and Scotland, which lead to a deep passion to wander and explore… every trip left a desire to see more.  I invite you to join me in England next May.  cheers!  Sue – Tour Host and Interior Decorator

England Collage

Visit the best of England. See the homes of royalty, political figures, aristocrats, literary figures and the way they  lived during different  eras, and the period styles.  See the works of top architects and landscape designers of their day.  Stay in two spectacular cities that historically were the popular summer resort towns for the aristocracy.

Bath circus and crescent

Bath Royal Crescent and Circus Palladian Architecture

Blenheim interior

Blenheim Palace – Masterpiece of Baroque architecture – UNESCO World Heritage site

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Blenheim Palace exterior – (Italian Garden) – Churchill’s birthplace

Red House

William Morris’ custom designed home, significant Arts and Crafts architecture

Monk's House

Monk’s House – Novelist Virginia Woolf and husband Leonard’s Home and Garden – 17th century country retreat

Royal-Pavilion-Regency-Gardens

Royal Pavillion – Exotic, extravagant, fantasy inspired palace. Royal opulence by architect John Nash.

Leeds castle

Leeds Castle – “lovliest castle”

sissinghurst castle

Sissinghurst Castle and Garden – Home of Vita Sacksville-West and Harold Nicholson, an influential, world famous garden.

afternoon tea

Also on the tour…

Architectural gems of London – Chiswick House and Ham House.

The 17th Century House and Garden of Tintinhull, and one of the finest landscape gardens in the world, Stourhead

The home of garden writer Christopher Lloyd, Great Dixter.

RHS

RHS Chelsea Flower Show for a whole day on Members Day. my photos from RHS Chelsea 2015 here

I invite you to view photos of some of my other travels…

Stately Homes ENGLAND May 15 – 26 2016 with Decorator Sue Womersley

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES ….

  • 11 nights in England –
    • 4 Nights Royal Tunbridge Wells
    • 4 Nights in London,
    • 3 Nights Bath
  • 4 star hotels centrally located

ADMISSIONS TO

  • The Red House
  • Leeds Castle
  • Sissinghurst Castle + Garden
  • Great Dixter
  • Royal Pavillion
  • Monk’s House
  • Stourhead
  • Tintinhull
  • No. 1 Royal Crescent
  • Assembly Room + Fashion Museum
  • Bath Abbey
  • Roman Baths
  • Blenheim Palace
  • Chiswick House
  • Ham House

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Tea at Bath’s Pump House
  • Cruise River Avon, Bath
  • Ticket to RHS Chelsea Flower Show on Member’s Day
  • Services of a Professional Blue Badge Guide.
  • Private small bus for all transportation and sightseeing as specified in itinerary.

Buffet breakfast daily, a Welcome reception, one Dinner, one Afternoon Tea.

Includes porterage for 1 suitcase and all taxes.

Cost per person based on 12 people £3,545 GBP Prices are based on shared twin or double accommodations. Single supple + £1,110 GBP

ALL PRICES ARE QUOTED IN BRITISH POUNDS.

MAXIMUM OF 16 PEOPLE. If maximum is met, price is reduced by £235 GBP per person.

DEPOSIT of $1000 due prior November 14th. Minimum reservations number of 12 required.

PAYMENT due in full February 1st, 2016.

Medical insurance required. Cancellation Insurance recommended. Credit Card fee of 4%

 

TOUR PRICE EXCLUDES – Airfare, Travel Insurance, Ground transport to airport/ hotel. Meals not specified. Gratuities guide/driver.

ITINERARY AT A GLANCE + PRICE SHEET here… 

*Please note that there is a significant amount of walking, including uneven surfaces + stairs.

 Limited seats on this private tour. Please email info@decorata.ca if you would like more information please contact Lindy…

TRAVEL AGENT LINDY ROTHENBERGER is happy to book your tour, as well as help you with any travel arrangements, flights, additional days or insurance you may need. lindy@omega-travel.com 604-961-9756

A video for you.  Enjoy!

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