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Festive English Countryside (Winter 2013/2014)

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Chatsworth House Stately home in EnglandChristmas Markets and Big Ben in London, EnglandHarrods at Christmas in London, EnglandTraditional British telephone booths covered in winter snowWilliam Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Chatsworth House Stately home in England
Christmas Markets and Big Ben in London, England
Harrods at Christmas in London, England
Traditional British telephone booths covered in winter snow
William Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, England
  • Duration: 6 Days
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  • Style: Christmas Spectacular
  • Description: Visit the winter wonderland of the English countryside at Christmas. Tour England's cathedral cities of Ely and Lincoln and see them draped in festive colour and decorations. Visit one of England's leading cookery schools, the Tideswell School of Food, as you experience a feel for a traditional Christmas in England.


On every itinerary, we offer a range of optional excursions that allow you to further enhance your experience should you so choose. These are purchased when you are on your trip, via your Trafalgar Travel Director. Depending on the region visited these can be paid with cash or credit card.

A reduction of 25% of the cost of the Optional Excursions is offered to all children under the age of 16 years at the time of travel. Please Note: This discount to does not apply to North America optionals, as they are already discounted.


    • + VISIT TO THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY AND DINNER Take a private front-of-house tour of the famous Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, followed by an opportunity to visit the Viewing Tower for a scenic surprise. Later, dine in the theatre restaurant, with a drink, in the company of your traveling companions and Travel Director.


    • + WARWICK CASTLE A warm winter welcome awaits you in Britain's Ultimate Castle. Feast your eyes on festive decorations, a 25ft christmas tree and a roaring fire, all in the magnificent surroundings of the Great Hall. You will visit the magnificent State Apartments, be amazed by the incredibly life-like Madame Tussauds wax-works as you explore the 'Kingmaker Exhibition' and 'Royal Weekend House Party'; and (if you're feeling adventurous) climb Guy's and Caesar's Towers for panoramic views out over the Warwickshire countryside before descending into the grim Gaol with it's 'oubliette'. (NB. 'The Castle Dungeon' is a separate experience, at an additional fee, and is not included).

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