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Delightful Derbyshire

Delightful Derbyshire

Derbyshire is all about enjoying the great outdoors in the heart of the Peak District countryside.

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Enjoy a river cruise, travel back in time at the Crich Tramway Museum, visit the National Brewery Centre to test your tastebuds and visit the stunning and magical Chatsworth House & Gardens.

 

At a Glance

Cruise through Derwent Valley

Crich Tramway Museum

National Brewery Centre and Museum with tasting

Chatsworth House & Gardens

 

G&K Shared Tour

We have been working behind the scenes with Galloway to be able to offer you an even wider range of UK and Continental Holidays, this enables us to offer you more choice and some exciting NEW destinations. As these Holidays will be offered by both companies, we encourage you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Day 1

We depart home area and make our way to Peterborough for our lunch stop. We continue to our hotel and enjoy a welcome cup of tea/coffee upon arrival whilst our luggage is taken to our room.

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Day 2

Today we make our way to Cromford, where we enjoy a 2-hour cruise to Leawood through the picturesque Derwent Valley. Afterwards we head for Matlock with time to obtain lunch before our afternoon visit to the Crich Tramway Museum, a period village museum where we can enjoy travelling along the traditional village street on a vintage tram, viewing the various exhibitions and marvelling at the spectacular views.

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Day 3

Morning at leisure in Derby. Look around Britain's first purpose-built market hall or maybe visit the Royal Crown Derby Retail Shop, an emporium of Royal Crown Derby's exquisite fine bone china. There is also the Cathedral Quarter to browse with many independent shops and great cafes. Time to purchase lunch here before departing for your afternoon visit to the National Brewery Centre located in Burton on Trent and discover the history, art and fun of brewing followed by tastings. A great way to end your afternoon.

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Day 4

Today we head to the heart of the Peak District and visit the stunning Chatsworth House & Gardens today, home of the Duke & Duchess of Devonshire which has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. The 105-acre Gardens are famous for its rich history, modern waterworks and sculptures, and its Victorian rock garden. The house reveals 30 sumptuous rooms plus a diverse collection of art; look at the memorable illusionist painting of the violin hanging on a door. Time here to explore and to purchase lunch. Afterwards we visit the charming market town, Bakewell, in the Derbyshire Dales. Opportunity to purchase and bring home a traditional Bakewell pudding!

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Day 5

We depart our hotel and stop in delightful Stamford, where there are over 600 grade II listed buildings. This town has been used as a backdrop for many period dramas like Pride & Prejudice. Time at leisure here and to purchase lunch before returning home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

DERBY MIDLAND HOTEL, BW SIGNATURE COLLECTION, DERBY ****

This hotel is one of the first built Victorian railway hotels in the UK and was frequented by Queen Victoria herself. With its own sense of tradition, character, elegance and charm, the hotel is located within walking distance of the city centre. All bedrooms are a good size with high ceilings and the public areas have been furnished to a high standard throughout. The restaurant offers an intimate dining experience and there is an elegant bar and lounge.

Please Note: The hotel does not have walk-in showers in Twin Bedded rooms.

 

En-suite, Lift, Restaurant, Bar, WiFi, Hairdryer, Telephone, TV Tea/coffee

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Beacon Hill Services Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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