Comets & Contrails - Now Boarding!

Step on board this amazing new itinerary which is perfect for all aviation enthusiasts. We not only stay at the historic Comet Hotel, but we also have the chance to visit Britain’s premier RAF and aircraft museums as well as Hatfield House. Choose from 2 or 3 nights.

Mark says...
“This atmospheric hotel used to be the control tower for Hatfield aerodrome where De Havilland planes were tested and made. After a full refurbishment it has now been brought firmly into the 21st Century while retaining the wonderful features of the period within the hotel.”
PACKAGED ITINERARY
Day 1 Arrival

We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 De Havilland Aircraft Museum & Hatfield House
After breakfast, we head to the De Haviland Aircraft Museum, Britain’s oldest aviation museum. Enjoy a guided tour, learning about its history and getting up close to its planes and frames, including the Comet 1a, a forerunner of today’s jetliners. Tea/coffee and light refreshments are included. In the afternoon, we journey a short distance to the magnificent Hatfield House where we a treated to a guided house tour and afternoon cream tea. This fine Jacobean House has a spectacular countryside setting with beautiful formal gardens as well as parkland to roam, whilst inside, there are galleries and rooms to wander through and wonder at - it’s a real treasure trove to behold.

Day 3 RAF Museum Hendon & Departure
After breakfast we set our sights on the RAF Museum Hendon which documents the first 100 years of the RAF in three innovative galleries. After time for lunch, we make our way home.

Add an extra day!
Why not enjoy the afternoon at leisure in London on Day 3 and stay another night.

Day 4 Imperial War Museum Duxford & Departure
After breakfast we visit the Imperial War Museum Duxford where we are free to explore this impressive site with its series of museums and exhibits, showcasing the landmark achievements in aviation history. After time for lunch, we make our way home.
Look out for air shows at the Imperial War Museum Duxford
Legend

The Comet Hotel

Hatfield
AAA Excellent Touring Location Facinating History New to Albatross
Situated within walking distance of the Galleria shopping mall and cinema complex The Comet Hotel offers a good base for your tour. Not only do they have somewhere to walk to, but the hotel also offers a lounge and a welcoming bar area, to meet up and enjoy making new friends. All 128 bedrooms are well decorated and have hairdryer, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel bedrooms are located in a separate modern building approx. 25 metres from the hotel entrance. Within this building there is a lift and ground floor rooms available. Coach parking is onsite and is free of charge.
2 Nights Half Board
Twin from £181pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £47

Dates available
16/04/21, 18/06/21, 16/07/21, 20/08/21, 10/09/21, 08/10/21

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Choice of menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• 2 hour guided tour of De Havilland Aircraft Museum with light refreshments
• 1 hour guided tour of Hatfield House
• Afternoon Tea at Hatfield House
• Entrance to RAF Museum London


3 Night dates available
Twin from £252pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £67

Dates available
02/04/21, 21/05/21, 28/05/21, 04/06/21, 09/07/21, 17/09/21

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Choice of menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• 2 hour guided tour of De Havilland Aircraft Museum with light refreshments
• 1 hour guided tour of Hatfield House
• Afternoon Tea at Hatfield House
• Entrance to RAF Museum London
• Entrance to Imperial War Museum Duxford
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Prices starting from...

£181 for 3 days

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Features of this tour

• 2 hour guided tour of De Havilland Aircraft Museum with light refreshments
• 1 hour guided tour of Hatfield House
• Afternoon Tea at Hatfield House
• Entrance to RAF Museum London