Stowe Away to Silverstone

Our tour features impressive Shuttleworth and its collection of vintage aircraft and veteran vehicles, Didcot Railway Centre and a trip to the Silverstone Interactive Museum to learn about the motor racing world. We also feature the beautiful gardens at Stowe and an afternoon in Oxford.

Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Shuttleworth
We spend today at Shuttleworth where we enjoy a guided tour of the impressive
Shuttleworth Collection of aircraft and vehicles. The Collection contains an array
of vintage aircraft, bikes and vehicles, classic motorcycles and agricultural exhibits.
Adjacent to the aerodrome that houses the Collection is tranquil Swiss Garden which
recreates landscapes in a picturesque alpine style – a delight to explore.

Day 3 The Silverstone Interactive Museum & Stowe
This morning, we visit the Silverstone Race Circuit and The Silverstone Interactive
Museum. The exhibition features state of the art interactive displays. Our visit will end
with the thrill of speeding around Silverstone alongside racing heroes in an immersive
show “The Ultimate Lap of Silverstone” with commentary by Murray Walker. Subject to
availability, we also visit the Heritage Track Trail to explore a retired section of the Grand
Prix circuit. In the afternoon, we have a guided tour of the beautiful gardens of Stowe.
Picture-perfect views, winding paths, lakeside walks and temples create a timeless
landscape reflecting the changing seasons.

Day 4 Didcot Railway Centre & Oxford
We spend this morning at the famous Didcot Railway Centre, the living museum of the
Great Western Railway, with a guided tour around the Railway Centre. We spend the
afternoon in Oxford, with time at leisure to explore this famous city of dreaming spires.

Day 5 Departure
After breakfast, we make our way home.

Northampton Marriott Hotel

The Northampton Marriott Hotel provides modern, spacious amenities and is just a short distance from the Silverstone Race Circuit, Althorpe and close to motorway connections. All 120 modern bedrooms are well decorated and equipped with a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is no lift but the majority of bedrooms are on the ground floor. The restaurant is spacious and light whilst the comfortable bar offers views over the garden and outdoor terrace.

Northampton Marriott Hotel

Northampton, Northamptonshire
4 Nights Half Board
Twin from £329pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £116
Based on Thursday Arrivals

• Porterage
• Welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Guided tour of Shuttleworth
• Entrance to The Silverstone Interactive Museum
• Entrance to Stowe & guided tour
• Entrance to Didcot Railway Centre & guided tour
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£329 for 5 days

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