PACKAGED ITINERARY - OXFORD
Day 1 Arrival
We arrive in Oxfordshire this afternoon, kicking off our trip with a visit to the beautiful Blenheim Palace, Park & Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which has been standing for over 300 years. We enjoy a private guided tour of the state apartments before retiring to our hotel in the afternoon to enjoy a welcome cream tea. After dinner, we can take advantage of the hotel’s superb location and enjoy a stroll around Oxford, perhaps stopping for a drink at one of the town’s many bars & restaurants.
Day 2 Departure
We begin the morning with a visit to Oxford Castle, where we have a guided tour, followed by a walking tour of the city’s famous landmarks and university buildings. We begin our journey home this afternoon.
Sensational Sundays - Oxford
Mercure Oxford Eastgate HotelOxford, Oxfordshire
The Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel is a 4-star boutique hotel located in Oxford town centre and is perfectly located for exploring historic Oxford city. Once frequented by JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis, the 17th century building has recently been refurbished and offers a personal welcome for a relaxing stay. All 64 bedrooms offer comfortable and stylish accommodation and all contain a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The Marco Pierre White restaurant, Marco’s New York Italian, offers tasty dishes, replicating the hustle and bustle of a classic New York Italian restaurant. Coach parking is off-site at Redbridge Park & Ride and is chargeable (approx. £20.00 per 24 hours, approx. 20 minutes’ walk from hotel).
Mercure Oxford Eastgate
1 Night Half Board
Twin from £124pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £12 (Max 4. Incl driver)
• Welcome glass of sparkling wine
• Cream tea on arrival
• Choice of menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Entrance to Blenheim Palace, Park & Gardens
• Private guided tour of Blenheim Palace State Apartments
• Oxford Unlocked Castle tour
• Oxford City & University walking tour