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Evesham Blossom Trail, Steam & Cruise

Evesham Blossom Trail, Steam & Cruise

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Recognised for its apples, pears and plums, the Vale of Evesham and surrounding area boasts some of the most productive horticultural land in the country. During mid-March to mid-May, the soft pink tones of cherry and apple blossom contrast beautifully with the white blossom of the pear and plum trees which explode into life along the roadsides of the Vale.

Day 1

Visit Oxford for lunch to be purchased. Continue our journey through the Cotswolds and enjoy a welcome tea/coffee upon arrival at our hotel.

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Day 2

We meet our local guide for a 2hr coach tour of the fabulous Blossom Trail. We start at the tiny town of Pershore, famous for the Yellow Egg Plum, before continuing through Fladbury & the Lenches. Afterwards, we have free time to explore the beautiful market town of Evesham. We end our day by enjoying a relaxing boat trip with cream tea on the River Avon.

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Day 3

Visit the lovely spa town of Cheltenham for free time, renowned for its Regency architecture, stylish shopping, colourful parks, and floral displays. This afternoon we embark on a return journey on the Gloucester & Warwickshire Steam Railway, with wonderful views of the Malvern Hills.

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Day 4

Visit Tewksbury with its picturesque riverside setting. This afternoon we visit the lovely city of Gloucester. Wander around Gloucester’s glorious medieval Cathedral, or visit the Victorian docks with opportunity to explore the award-winning Gloucester Waterways Museum (entry extra) overlooking the River Severn.

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Day 5

We say farewell to Cheltenham and return to home area stopping in Wallingford.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

CHELTENHAM CHASE HOTEL, BROCKWORTH ****

This 4-star hotel is set in 15 acres of private grounds on the edge of the picturesque Cotswold Hills. The restaurant and bar are both spacious, open plan areas with fantastic views over the surrounding hills and there is also a sumptuous spa area, indoor swimming pool, steam room and spa bath.

 

PRICE INCLUDES;

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Tea/coffee on arrival

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • Free use of the hotel leisure facilities

  • 2 hour Evesham Blossom Trail step-on guide 

  • Countess of Evesham 1.5 hour cruise & Cream Tea

  • Return journey from Cheltenham to Toddington on board the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

  • Coach excursions as described

  • Fully escorted throughout 

 

GROUP BOOKINGS

If you book 20 places all together on a day excursion, short break or holiday ONE GOES FREE

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Barking Station Parade, IG11 8TU
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Barkingside Fullwell Cross, Bus Stop A - IG6 2EA
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Basildon Cherrydown East Bus Stop, Basildon
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Brentwood Brentwood, Outside The Dairyman
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Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop, London Road
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Chelmsford Victoria Road Victoria Road CM1 1JR
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Collier Row White Hart Lane - Bus Stop out Tythe Court RM7 8LZ
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Corringham Town Centre Gordon Road, Bus Stop opposite Colbourne Close
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Cranham Front Lane/Moor Lane Junction Bus Stop RM14 1XJ
Outside Restaurant Opp. Car Park
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Dagenham Church Elm Lane, Bus Stop L - RM10 9QS
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Depot Depot, Princess Road, Rayleigh
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Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
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Harold Wood Bus Stop A, Gubbins Lane, RM3 0DR
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Hockley Spa Hockley Spa, Bus Stop outside the Library
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Holiday Inn, Brentwood Holiday Inn Brentwood
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Hornchurch. Hornchurch Town Centre, outside Sutton Arms
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Hutton Hutton, Bus Stop just past the Chequers Pub
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Ilford Ilford, Bus Stop outside 6 Clements Road, IG1 1BA
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Kavanaghs Rd Kavanaghs Road/London Road, Brentwood
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Palace Theatre Palace Theatre Bus Stop
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Pitsea Outside Gala Bingo Hall, Pitsea
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Queensway Queensway Bus Stop (Behind the Odeon Cinema)
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Rayleigh Stn Rayleigh Railway Station
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Romford St Edwards Way - Bus Stop H - RM1 3DQ
Out: Romford Shopping Hall
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Sadlers Farm Bus Stop on A13, just before Sadlers Farm
roundabout, nr Romsey Road
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Shenfield Stn Shenfield Station, outside Barclays Bank
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Shepherd & Dog Crays Hill Shepherd & Dog, Crays Hill
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Shotgate Shotgate Post Office
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South Green Grange Parade Bus Stop, South Green, Billericay
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Stanford Rookery Corner Rookery Corner Stanford
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Sun Corner Sun Corner London Road - Billericay
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Thames Drive Thames Drive Bus Stop
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The Elms Bus Stop outside Elms Public House, Leigh on Sea
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The Oak Grays The Oak Public House, Lodge Lane, Grays
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Thorpe Bay Stn Thorpe Bay Station, Acacia Drive (opp Station)
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Thurrock Services, Thurrock Services Coach Park, RM16 3BG
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Upminster Bus Stop M, St Mary's Lane- Upminster
Outside St.Laurence Church RM14 2QJ
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Vic Hse Cnr, Rayleigh Rd Vic House Corner, (Rayleigh Road)
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Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh
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White Horse White Horse,Southchurch Road, Southend
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Whittinghams Grg Whittinghams Garage, opp Rochford Railway Station
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Wickford Halls Corner, opposite Police Station, Wickford
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Woodford Green Snakes Lane East, Bus Stop R - IG8 7HU
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