This new tour includes a visit to the Grade Ⅱ listed Bentley Priory which served as the headquarters for Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, a visit to the Abbey Church at Waltham Abbey, where King Harold is reputedly buried and a riverside pub lunch followed by a cruise along the River Lea to Ware. Alongside the river, you will see the unique 18th century riverside gazebo’s – summerhouses which used to be in the gardens of the many coaching inns in the town.
The Marriott Cheshunt Hotel close to Broxbourne is our base for this tour. The modern hotel has spacious en suite bedrooms with tea and coffee making facilities and a gym.
Thursday: We travel to Hertfordshire arriving early afternoon for our guided tour of Bentley Priory Museum, after our visit we continue our journey to the Marriott Hotel.
Friday: Today we are joined by a local guide as we visit the Abbey Church and town of Waltham Abbey, enjoy a fish and chip pub lunch and a river cruise and then spend time in the market town of Ware.
Saturday: After breakfast we begin the journey back to Derbyshire with a stop for lunch on the way.
Cost shown is per person for half board sharing a double or twin room
Single room supplement £56
Admissions to Bentley Priory Museum and Abbey Church, fish and chip pub lunch, tour guide and River Lea cruise are included