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Bath and Royal Highgrove Gardens

5 days - from only £479pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Bath and Royal Highgrove Gardens

Enjoy contrasting excursions and a wonderful stay at the 4-star Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel on this fantastic 5-day tour. The hotel is a Grade II listed building and has had an extensive makeover in recent years, now boasting a stylish and unique look. From here, take in the remarkable sights of Bath such as Royal Crescent or the Roman Baths, and enjoy time at leisure in Bristol, immersing yourself in its vibrant yet historic setting. The highlight of our trip is an exclusive tour of the renowned Highgrove Gardens, the private residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.

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TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to Bristol and the Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel for a four-night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Highgrove Gardens and Cirencester

    Highgrove is the private residence of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, near Tetbury in Gloucestershire. Since 1980 when Prince Charles first arrived at Highgrove, His Royal Highness has devoted much energy to transforming the gardens around the house, which are renowned as some of the most inspiring and innovative in the United Kingdom. Whilst we can’t visit the house itself, His Royal Highness kindly opens his gardens to the public and we will take an exclusive tour with an experienced guide, who will reveal the garden's history and some of the organic practices the Prince believes in.

    We then continue to Cirencester, often referred to as the 'Capital of the Cotswolds'. This lovely market town has ancient honey coloured stone buildings, picturesque narrow streets and a fascinating history.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Cirencester

    Cirencester

    Included Highlights

    • Cirencester
    • Highgrove Gardens
  • Day 3: Day at leisure

    With a hotel so centrally located, a day at leisure to explore is a must! Immerse yourself in the city's innovative history with Brunel’s SS Great Britain or the Clifton Suspension Bridge, see the city from the water with a harbour cruise, or explore the vibrant harbourside.

    Alternatively, why not relax at the hotel and enjoy Keepers Kitchen and Bar? Serving fantastic British cuisine, the imaginative menu also features homegrown honey sourced from a hive on the hotel's roof!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4: Bath

    Today we visit Bath, a city that contrasts with Bristol but is every bit as fascinating. This ancient city has a compact centre, making it convenient to visit its beautiful attractions. Filled with independent shops and boutiques, charming cafés and trendy bars, Bath also has countless cultural sights.

    Visit the ancient Roman Baths, the oldest and most renowned of the city’s historic attractions, or enjoy the architectural splendour of the iconic Royal Crescent, majestic Abbey and Pulteney Bridge. Bath also has a remarkable collection of galleries and museums, including a museum of Jane Austen’s life.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Bath

    Bath

    Included Highlights

    • Bath
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £69.00 (5 days).

introducing

Boasting expertly crafted itineraries and luxurious, handpicked accommodation, enjoy an indulgent escape in the UK's most desirable destinations with The Signature Collection.

Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel

Few hotels in Bristol can match the 4-star Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel for sheer style, comfort and scenery. The hotel has had an extensive multi-million pound makeover in recent years, giving the historic Grade II listed building a contemporary and distinctive new look. Featuring over 500 pieces of commissioned street art, the hotel’s décor is influenced by local artists and inspired by UpFest, the largest urban street art and graffiti festival in Europe. Guests are welcome to eat, drink and unwind in the lounge bar or at Keepers Kitchen & Bar, the hotel’s own restaurant, which offers a twist on traditional British cuisine. The imaginative menu also features homegrown honey which is sourced from a hive on the hotel's roof. With a unique style and luxurious touches throughout, the Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel is a great base from which to explore the city.

Most popular facilities

  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wifi

Hotel Facilities

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Services

  • 24 Hour Front Desk

General

  • 4 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Room Amenities

  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Safe Box
  • Air Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Shower or Bath
  • Free Wifi

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Disabled Rooms Available

Additional Information

Single Room Supplement from £69.00 (5 days).

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