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Christmas in Constable Country

Christmas in Constable Country

This NEW festive break includes a visit to Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town which boasts a wide 'boulevard' as a main street. At one end of the street is Castle Park, complete with the largest ever-recorded Norman keep together with riverside walks.

5 DAYS • 4 nights with dinner, bed & breakfast • Home Link included


  • Festive Entertainment

  • Traditional Christmas Lunch

  • Constable Country

  • Roman Colchester


We depart and make our way to East Anglia and our hotel
where a welcome drink awaits. Enjoy a glass of wine with dinner tonight
after which we have music and dancing with the resident pianist playing the
Christmas classics.

Christmas Eve

Today we are joined by a guide for a tour of the Constable
Country where we discover idyllic villages, including the birthplace of the
famous painter at East Bergholt. We return to hotel for tea and cakes where
you have time to relax and get ready for dinner with mulled wine, followed
by musical entertainment with keyboard player. For those wishing to attend
Midnight Mass details of local church services will be available in the hotel.

Christmas Day

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and open your presents. During
the day board games, cards and a quiz will be available. Enjoy a traditional
Christmas Lunch then listen to the Queens speech with tea and Christmas
cake. Dinner tonight is buffet style followed by in-house entertainment.

Boxing Day

This morning we take you into Colchester where you have ample
time to look around this historic town, with its pedestrianised shopping
centre and many specialist shops to explore. We return to the hotel for tea
and Danish pastries, and then you have a
relaxing afternoon before dinner and our
final evening with live entertainment.


After breakfast we depart for home.

The Best Western Ipswich Hotel is situated

in the village of Copdock just outside

historic Ipswich. All bedrooms are en suite

with TV, radio, hairdryer and tea/coffee

making facilities. The hotel has a lift.

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
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
Leigh Delamere Services Leigh Delamere - Outbound - Eastbound Side
Return - Westbound Side - Coach Park
Liskeard Liskeard Lloyds Bank
The Parade, Liskeard, PL14 6AW
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
St Austell St Austell-Railway Station
PL25 4LA
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torpoint Torpoint - Shipshape Shop
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Truro Truro Fairmantle Street Coach Park
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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