Country Club Weekend

Leeds Castle & The Brooklands Racing Connection

Departs - April to October

Country Club Weekend Highlights

  • Stay At the 4* Marriott Tudor Park Hotel & Country Club, Maidstone
  • Enjoy A Journey On The Kent & East Sussex Railway (Inc. Ploughman’s Lunch)
  • Visit Leeds Castle - The Loveliest Castle In The World
  • Visit Brooklands Museum - The Birthplace of British Motorsport & Aviation, Home of Concorde
  • Enjoy The Brooklands Concorde Experience
  • Visit The RHS Gardens at Wisley

 

Designed as a luxury weekend break brand, they offer a wonderful, unforgettable experience.


From the moment your Tour Manager welcomes you aboard and you take your seat for a rather special weekend away, the adventure begins. All of the planning is done and the arrangements made, and your Tour Manager is on hand to look after you throughout. You travel with a group of like-minded travellers and forge long-lasting friendships.

 

Your ‘Country Club Weekend’ has already been expertly planned with your comfort and enjoyment as the top priorities. Staying at a Marriott Hotel & Country Club and including visits to destinations such as Britain's finest stately homes or journeys aboard some of the best heritage railways, to touring style themed itineraries, our ‘Country Club Weekends’ really do offer you something special!

Country Club Weekend Itinerary

FRIDAY – From your local departure point, we travel to Maidstone and your weekend hotel - the 4* Marriott Tudor Park Hotel & Country Club, where we arrive mid-afternoon. On arrival, we have included afternoon tea for you whilst your luggage is transferred to your room, after which, the rest of afternoon is then yours to enjoy this stunning hotel set in its own grounds, which offer enhanced leisure facilities including its very own 18 hole championship golf course and beauty treatment centre. Dinner is served in the hotel restaurant this evening. (Meals - Afternoon Tea, Dinner)

 

SATURDAY - This morning following breakfast, we travel to the town of Tenterden, which is home to the Kent & East Sussex Railway, where we board a mid-morning return service on one of the finest rural heritage railways in Britain. On the return journey, we enjoy a ploughman’s lunch. (Train Fare & Lunch Included)

 

We depart Tenterden early afternoon for the journey to Leeds Castle (Admission Included), which is often described as the loveliest castle in the world & famed for its connections to Henry VIII. Discover 900 years of history and explore 500 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens at Leeds Castle in Kent. You will enjoy the maze and grotto, thrilling falconry displays, punting on the moat and more!

 

Its the last resident and owner of Leeds Castle that provides an interesting connection to Brooklands Motor Racing. Lady Ballie’s sister, Dorothy Pageant, raced at Brooklands & indeed Tim Birkin of the Birkin Bentley fame was one of her drivers, there is a small exhibition in the castle celebrating this.

 

Late afternoon, we depart Leeds Castle and return to your hotel for some time at leisure before dinner in the hotel restaurant tonight. (Meals – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

 

SUNDAY  – This Morning following breakfast, we come to what must be the major highlight of this tour, a full day visit to BROOKLANDS MUSEUM (Admission Included) – the birthplace of British Motorsport & Aviation and home of Concorde. 
 
Before arriving at the museum we take you on a short tour of the wider Brooklands Estate by coach. You will see some of the remaining heritage and features of Brooklands heyday that are not part of the museum site. On arrival at the museum (admission included), the day is then yours to explore this 30-acre site at your leisure. Brooklands was the World's first purpose built motor racing circuit. Here you can view the Club House, Wellington Hanger, Motoring Village housing a collection of Motor Vehicles, Aviation Park and the London Bus Museum plus Mercedes Benz World. We have also included a virtual “flight” experience on the Brooklands Concorde (Admission Included) and there will be an optional chance to experience the new Brooklands 4D Theatre (Admission Extra) - experience what it was like to drive round the famous Brooklands circuit in the famous Napier Railton or fly with the Red Arrows or travel round Le Mans in Mike Hawthorns Jaguar. NEW FOR 2019 - See the newly restored Finishing Straight, restored Bellman Hangar & new Flight shed, which together house the new ‘Brooklands Aircaft Factory’ exhibition, which has been completed as part of the £7 million ‘Re-engineering Brooklands’ project.
 
Late afternoon, we depart Brooklands and return to your hotel to enjoy some leisure time ahead of dinner this evening. (Meals - Breakfast, Dinner)

 

MONDAY – This morning following breakfast, we bid farewell to the Marriott Tudor Park as we take you the RHS Gardens at WISLEY. On arrival, the morning is yours to enjoy these glorious gardens at your leisure.  Relax among beautiful surroundings and enjoy these stunning gardens. 
 
After lunch, we bid farewell to Wisley as we journey home taking the memories of this fabulous four-day Country Club Weekend home with us. We arrive back at your original departure point this evening. (Meals - Breakfast)

Your Country Club Hotel

Marriott Tudor Park Hotel & Country Club

Discover an elegant oasis in the "Garden of England" at Tudor Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club. This hotel welcomes you with a wide range of amenities and spectacular grounds set within acres of immaculate parkland in the heart of Maidstone, Kent. Relax in the comfortably appointed hotel rooms, all of which feature deluxe bedding, high speed Wi-Fi and well-lit work desks. Additional amenities include our country club facilities and an 18-hole championship golf course, which offers sweeping views of the Kent landscape. Indulge in a beauty treatment at the rejuvenating spa, enjoy a swim in the indoor pool or work out in the gym. Treat yourself to delicious dining at Cast Iron Grill, the hotels signature restaurant. Tudor Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club is the perfect base from which to explore the many attractions Kent and the surrounding counties have to offer.

What's Included

  • Luxury Executive Eavesway Coach Travel including complimentary Wifi and the services of an Eavesway Driver(s)
  • Complimentary onboard light refreshments service to/from the South East
  • Three Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Accommodation at the 4* Marriott Tudor Park Hotel & Country Club, Maidstone including Afternoon Tea on the day of arrival & complimentary use of the hotel leisure facilities - extra charges apply for the spa and golf course
  • A Return Journey On The Kent & East Sussex Railway Including Ploughmans Lunch
  • A Visit to Leeds Castle (Admission Included) 
  • A Full Day excursion to Brooklands Museum (Admission Included) 
  • A virtual ‘flight’ on the Brooklands Concorde Experience (Admission Included)
  • A visit to the Royal Horticultural Gardens At Wisley (Admission Included)
  • Complimentary Porterage At The Hotel (One Case Per Person)
  • The Services Of A TML Travel Group Tour Manager throughout

 

Price Information (Valid to 31.10.2019)

TOUR CODE Basic Cost Single Occupancy Supplement Vantage Seat Upgrade Brooklands 4D Cinema Experience
CWG-0004 £ 479.00 £75.00 £ 10.00 £ 4.00

All tours are operated by TML Travel Group Limited and are subject to availability and terms & conditions of the TML Travel Group trading charter. All prices are per person  based on sharing a twin/double bedded room and are valid for new bookings only. Single occupancy supplement and Insurance not included. New coaches may not be available on all tours. Offers maybe withdrawn at any time. Every attempt is made to keep the information guides up-to-date, however tours maybe subject to change and you will be notified.  if this is the case. WE REQUIRE A MINIMUM OF 35 PAYING PASSENGERS IN ORDER TO OPERATE THIS TOUR.

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