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England’s Smallest County

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£36.00 per person

Rutland Water

Meet your knowledgeable guide for the day and embark on a scenic and interesting coach tour around Rutland Water. You will have the opportunity to view the church in the water, which was once part of a small community that lived in the area. It is considered to be one of the largest artificial lakes in Europe. Also, there will be the opportunity for your group to stop for morning refreshments before boarding your coach. Afterwards, tour past King Richard III’s birthplace and the site of execution of Mary Queen of Scots at Fotheringhay. On you go to Oundle to see how parts of the destroyed castle were reused in various buildings.

Lunch at The Haycock Hotel

Set in the idyllic surroundings of Wansford, on the River Nene, this hotel offers the best of breathtaking scenery and fine facilities. Enjoy a two-course lunch here followed by tea and coffee.

Tales Tour: England’s Smallest County

After lunch you will board your coach for a relaxing and informative drive through the countryside of Rutland. Your expert guide will keep you entertained with tales of the area and local history, pointing out interesting buildings and places along the way.

Stamford

Widely regarded as one of the finest stone towns in England it was the location for many TV and films, including ‘Middlemarch’, ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and ‘Pride & Prejudice’. Narrow alleyways and hidden courtyards house some delightful independent shops and boutiques, along with tearooms and cafes. So, there is plenty to keep you occupied for an hour or so.


Dates

2022 dates available on request


10.30am

Rutland Water.

Meet your knowledgeable guide for the day and embark on a scenic and interesting coach tour around Rutland Water.

1.00pm

Lunch at The Haycock Hotel

Enjoy a two-course lunch followed by tea and coffee.

2.30pm

Tales Tour: England’s Smallest County

After lunch you will board your coach for a relaxing and informative drive through the countryside of Rutland.

3.00pm

Stamford

Enjoy some time at leisure in one of the finest stone towns in England. Its narrow alleyways and hidden courtyards offer plenty to keep you occupied for at least an hour.


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