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Suffolk Tranquil Villages & Coast...from £479pp

Suffolk Tranquil Villages & Coast...from £479pp

Monday 22nd to Friday 26th June 2020 - Visit the sites of Constable's paintings, explore the Suffolk Villages and coast Aldeburgh & Southwold and enjoy a trip along the river Deben

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Explore England’s Constable Country, its lazy rivers, tranquil villages and scenic countryside. We’ll be guided to the sites of four of John Constable’s paintings, including The Haywain, and will explore the Suffolk Coast & Heaths, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with 155 square miles of unspoilt landscapes and wildlife-rich estuaries. Visit the pretty seaside town of Aldeburgh, home of John Betjeman and once a busy port where Drake’s Golden Hind was built. It’s now just as famous for its pretty pastel-coloured beachside homes and trendy shops and cafes.

 

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa ****

Set in 300 acres of countryside on the border between the Suffolk and Essex the hotel has stylish and contemporary rooms and a wide range of facilities for you to enjoy  including an indoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi and two championship 18-hole golf courses.  The Lakes restaurant boasts 2 AA Rosette Award while the Lounge Bar and Peake Bistro provide lighter bites.

 

 

Your holiday includes                                                                                                                                                                      

· 4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast

· Full day guided tour of the Suffolk Villages

· Visit to Aldeburgh & Southwold

· Guided ½ day tour of Constable country

· Cruise on river Deben

· Travel by Tally Ho Pullman coach

· Accompanied by our Tour Manager

 

*  Price per person based on two sharing twin/double room.   Single supplement £118pp.

 

images - Visit Suffolk, P Coghlin

 

Monday 22 June

We travel to our hotel just outside Colchester with comfort stops on route and arrive in time for you to relax before dinner is served.

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Tuesday 23 June

After a full English breakfast we are joined by a local experienced guide for a half day tour of Constable Country. This will include East Bergholt, birthplace of the famous painter, Dedham and Flatford. Our Guide will take us on a gentle guided walk at Flatford to see the sites of four of John Constable's paintings including the famous Haywain.
In the afternoon we drive to Waldringfield and board the Jahan for a 2 hour boat journey along the river Deben, one of the most beautiful and scenic spots on the East Coast. The tidal Deben Estuary is a Special Protection Area and within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The on board commentary will tell of its rich wildlife and history.

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Wednesday 24 June

Our guide will join us again for a full day tour of the pastel coloured villages of this area with their picturesque timber framed cottages and fine Medieval Churches. Visiting Sudbury, Long Melford , Clare and Cavendish before arriving at Bury St Edmunds for the lunch stop. We will visit Lavenham during the afternoon. This has a wonderful 16th Century Guildhall (National Trust, entrance not included)

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Thursday 25 June

Today we make our way to Aldeburgh where you have time to explore this pretty seaside town once home to the composer Benjamin Britten. The town was once an important Tutor port and its shipbuilders were responsible for Francis Drake's 'Golden Hind' . We continue on along the picturesque Suffolk coast to Southwold, with its famous painted beach huts and lovely pier. Passing through Thorpeness and the fairytale 'House in the Clouds'.

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Friday 26 June

After breakfast we return home to South Devon.

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D=Dinner, FE=Full English Breakfast

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Brixham Brixham - Bank lane opposite Baptist Church
Buckfastleigh Lay by on old Buckfastleigh - Ashburton Rd
Nr Furzeleigh Mill
Dartmouth Dartmouth Marks & Spencer
Ivybridge Ivybridge Town Hall opp Garage
Kingsbridge Quay Kingsbridge Quay
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot opp Railway Station
Others Other pick up points are available
Paignton Paignton Great Western Road Car Park by Library
Plympton Plympton St Marys opp Church
Plymstock Plymstock Elburton bus stop opp Elburton Hotel
Torquay Torquay coach bay outside Princess Theatre
Totnes 7 Stars 2 Totnes 7 Stars opp. Morrisons
Totnes KEVICC Totnes KEVICC
Wembury Wembury Odd Wheel Pub
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