SATURDAY – Today from your local departure point, we head for THE BRITISH MOTOR MUSEUM at Gaydon (Admission Included), which offers a look back at the glory days of British Motoring. We arrive around lunchtime, the afternoon is then yours to enjoy some lunch and free time exploring this fascinating museum. Mid-afternoon, it is time to bid farewell to to The British Motor Museum as we head to your hotel for the next two nights – the 4* Heathrow/Windsor Marriott Hotel on the outskirts of Windsor. On arrival, enjoy some leisure time before dinner is served in the hotel restaurant this evening. (Meals = 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 time 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 Napier Railton Experience (Admission Extra).
Morris types on show are expected to include Bullnose, Eight, Ten & other pre-war saloons, 10 Tourer, war-time military vehicles, Morris Commercials, Marina, Mini, Isis, Oxford, 1100, and Mini Mokes – and, of course, the ubiquitous Minor in its various forms as convertibles, light commercials, saloons and Travellers.
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 Heathrow/Windsor Marriott as we take you to the historic city of OXFORD. Oxford is widely known as the 'city of dreaming spires' and was also home to Morris Motors from 1919. Today there is still a motoring presence in Oxford in the form of the BMW mini factory at Cowley. On arrival in Oxford, the morning is yours to enjoy this city at your leisure. Oxford is also famed as the setting for the acclaimed Inspector Morse novels and TV series, which includes TV spin offs 'Lewis' & the Morse prequel 'Endeavour'.
This afternoon, we bid farewell to Oxford as we journey home taking the memories of this fascinating three-day break with us. We arrive back at your original departure point this evening.
(Meals = Breakfast)
Discover the comfort of a hotel near Windsor, England that combines style with substance to create an exceptional travel experience. Welcoming guests with a convenient location and first-class amenities, the Heathrow/Windsor Marriott Hotel offers a variety of guest accommodations for all types of travellers including family & executive rooms, Junior Suites and a spacious Presidential Suite.
The hotel's three on-site restaurants provide tantalizing dining options and guests also enjoy access to a refreshing indoor pool and expansive Leisure Club.
GUEST ROOM FEATURES - Pillowtop mattress, and Duvet - Shower/Tub combination - Bathroom amenities - Hair dryer - Chair - Safe, in room - Desk, writing / work, electrical outlet - Iron and ironing board - Trouser press - Room service, 24-Hour - Tea/Coffee Making Facilities - TV/Radio with Pay Per View Movies
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