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Rural Food, Rutland and Richard

Rural Food, Rutland and Richard

Door to Door Service

Our new packaged itinerary features fantastic food and drink in Melton Mowbray with a visit to the Ye Olde Pie Shoppe and demonstration. Spend a day enjoying a guided tour of Belvoir Brewery, with a selection of ales and local produce buffet. We gain entrance to the beautiful Barnsdale Gardens in Oakham and enjoy an afternoon cruise on Rutland Water, including afternoon tea. We end with a lovely visit and entrance to the King Richard III, visitor centre, where we learn about this King’s remarkable story.

 

Marriott Leicester Hotel, Leicester ****

This superb 4-star hotel has recently completed a full refurbishment programme offering superb standard throughout. All bedrooms are to a high Marriott standard with twin rooms consisting of two double beds. The leisure facilities include a bar, swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym.

There is a lift. All the bedrooms have TV, tea/coffee facilities and Wi-fi.

 

Price includes

  • Door to door pick up service

  • Elite coach travel

  • 4 nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast

  • Group entrance to Barnsdale Gardens

  • A tour of Belvoir Brewery, tasting and buffet

  • A visit to Ye Olde Pie Shoppe and Pie - making Demonstration

  • Rutland Water - afternoon tea and cruise

  • Entrance to King Richard III Visitor Centre

 

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Day 1

Picked up from home by one of our Door to Door vehicles, you will be brought through to our coach. Once everybody is on board, we make a suitable stop en route long enough to get some lunch before continuing through to the hotel.

Day 2

This morning we travel to the historic market town of Melton Mowbray, famous for its pork pie and speciality cheeses. We visit Ye Olde Pie Shoppe where we watch a DVD demonstration on how to make a pork pie and we have the chance to visit The Melton Cheeseboard shop to taste and buy the area's most famous cheeses, before strolling around
the town and the Saturday market. In the afternoon we enjoy a guided tour at Belvoir Brewery followed by a tasting of three ales and a buffet of homemade and local produce, including pork pie, stilton and homemade chutney and pickles.

Day 3

Today we visit beautiful Barnsdale Gardens, created by Britain's best loved gardener, the late Geoff Hamilton, star of Gardener's World, before travelling to the pretty, traditional English market town of Oakham - look out for the unusual stocks - the five hole stocks are somewhat of a mystery! We end the day with a relaxing afternoon tea cruise on Rutland Water with tea, coffee and scones with jam & cream. Please note exclusive afternoon sailings are for a minimum of 30 passengers.

Day 4

Before making our way home, we visit the King Richard III Visitor Centre which charts the story of the king's life and death, revealing one of the greatest archaeological detective stories ever told. The centre is a stone's throw away from Leicester Cathedral and the tomb of King Richard

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*** TO BOOK THIS HOLIDAY, CLICK ON THE TAB "DEPARTURE DATE" AND THEN CLICK ON THE SHOPPING TROLLEY ICON ***

Marriott Leicester Hotel, Leicester ****

This superb 4-star hotel has recently completed a full refurbishment programme offering superb standard throughout. All bedrooms are to a high Marriott standard with twin rooms consisting of two double beds. The leisure facilities include a bar, swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym.

There is a lift. All the bedrooms have TV, tea/coffee facilities and Wi-fi.

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