4 days / 3 nights’ duration
Return Executive Coach Travel departing from selected national pick up points
3 nights half board
A matinee performance of the Birmingham Tattoo
Included excursion package with entrances - see samply itinerary
Exception is the NT property which is free for card carrying members whilst non-members will pay this locally.
Price on application - subject to numbers and inclusions
Pick-up points will be determined by where the majority of bookings originate from
Day 3 – Breakfast included. Today begins with an included visit to the National Memorial Arboretum.This attraction comprises of 150 acres of trees and memorials devoted to the concept of Remembrance. It is also the home of the Armed Forces Memorial. This is a striking and emotive structure that gives recognition and thanks for those who have died whilst on duty, or as a result of terrorist action since WWII, and acknowledges the enduring sacrifice of those who mourn their loss. Included is a 60 minute Land Train Tour which incorporates the outer lying points of the Arboretum and is the perfect way to explore the grounds. This takes in many additional memorials during which there is a complete and informative commentary. Lunch can be purchased here before this afternoon’s highlight, a matinee performance of the Birmingham Military Tattoo. This event brings together over 1,000 performers with 3 hours of spectacular entertainment including massed International Marching Bands, Spectacular Displays and a Grand Finale. Returning to the hotel dinner is included.
Day 4 – Breakfast included. Checking out of the hotel we retrace our steps, making an included visit at Blenheim Palace. Home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill, this UNESCO World Heritage Site boasts a long and diverse history. A masterpiece of Baroque architecture, landscaped Parkland and stunning Formal Gardens, Blenheim Palace provides an awe-inspiring experience. Explore some of the 2000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown Parkland and 90 acres of award-winning Formal Gardens. Lunch can be purchased whilst here before continuing homewards, returning to your original departure point(s).
Simply Groups reserve the right to make minor changes to this itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control.