SATURDAY – From your local departure point, we head for WATERPERRY GARDENS near Oxford (Admission Included), which have been featured on BBC Gardeners World earlier this year. Waterperry Gardens were made famous by Beatrix Havergal who established her School of Horticulture for Ladies here from 1932 to 1971. They are now home to 8 acres of beautifully landscaped ornamental gardens, a quality plant centre and garden shop, gallery and gift shop, museum and tea shop.
We arrive around lunchtime, the afternoon is then yours to enjoy some lunch and free time exploring these fascinating gardens. Mid-afternoon, it is time to bid farewell to Waterperry Gardens as we head to your weekend hotel – 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 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 2017 - See the newly restored Finishing Straight, which has been restored as part of the £7 million ‘Re-engineering Brooklands’ project.
MONDAY – This morning following breakfast, we bid farewell to the Heathrow/Windsor Marriott as we take you
the short drive into the Royal Borough of WINDSOR. On arrival in Windsor, the morning is yours to enjoy this riverside town at your leisure. Why
not take a boat trip along the River Thames or visit Windsor Castle - admission fees extra.
After lunch, we bid farewell to Windsor as we journey home taking the memories of this fabulous 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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