Hampton Court Palace

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Set on the Thames, Hampton Court Palace is a jewel among English royal palaces. Highlights include the vast Tudor kitchens where huge feasts were prepared and served to Henry VIII and his six wives in the adjoining Great Hall. You can also visit the sumptuous Georgian state and private apartments overlooking the famous Fountain Court. The
beautiful surrounding gardens have been restored to their 17th century layout with parterres and fountains, including the world’s oldest maze and largest vine.

 

Mother’s Day
Why not come and enjoy the annual ‘Florimania’ event at Hampton Court which takes place over Mother’s Day weekend every year (Sunday 14 March in 2021).

RHS Hampton Court Flower Show – early July 2021
The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s biggest annual flower show. Marvel at the beautiful flowers in the rose marquee and the innovative conceptual gardens showcasing the next big names in garden design. Watch demonstrations by celebrity gardeners and get tips on gardening in a changing climate.

Spring Flowers
Hampton Court has always prided itself on its flower displays and for 2021, Spring time at Hampton Court will be even more colourful. The gardeners have been busy planting hundreds of thousands of tulips so what better time to visit this palace & gardens.
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Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Hampton Court Palace
After breakfast we make our way to Hampton Court Palace where we will spend a full day enjoying the many attractions of this Tudor Palace which include the world’s oldest maze, the world’s largest vine, the vast Tudor kitchens where feasts were prepared for King Henry VIII and the sumptuous Georgian state apartments. After our visit we will take a circular river cruise from Hampton Court pier to Kingston departing at 16.00 hrs and returning to Hampton Court at 17.20 hrs.

Day 3 Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham & Departure
This morning we visit Strawberry Hill House for a guided tour, a Gothic Revival villa with gardens that were built in Twickenham, south-west London in 1749. It has a delightful interior and lovely gardens to explore and volunteer guides on hand to inform us about the many interesting aspects of this house. After this visit we
begin our journey home.
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Holiday Inn Heathrow M4/J4

Heathrow
Great West Way
A contemporary hotel close to Heathrow Airport, the Holiday Inn M4 J4 at Drayton is perfectly placed for day trips to London's museums, shops and galleries, Windsor Castle and Legoland Windsor. All 230 bedrooms contain a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. This hotel has 71 family rooms (double with double sofa bed/twin with single sofa bed), and 6 accessible rooms are available. Enjoy classic and continental dishes in the restaurant, or relax at leisure in the lounge bar. The hotel has a fitness centre available for use.  Coach parking is on-site and is free of charge (hotel uses Parking Eyes).

Holiday Inn London Heathrow M4 Jct4

2 Nights Half Board

Twin from £174pp
No Double for Sole Use Supplement (max 2 incl driver) thereafter £46

Inclusions
• Choice of buffet menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Coach parking is onsite at the hotel & free of charge
• Entrance to Hampton Court Palace
• Turks River Cruise
• Guided tour of Strawberry Hill House
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£174 for 3 days

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