England's Heartland

England's Heartland

Cheltenham, a beautiful spa town set in the heart of the Cotswolds, has a fine promenade lined with elegant shops, trees and flowerbeds.

Our itinerary gives the opportunity to view beautiful English landscapes, including Bewdley, Tewkesbury and Evesham, featuring the breathtakingly stunning Sudeley Castle Gardens and discover your wild side at the West Midlands Safari Park.


Tour highlights:

  • Regency Cheltenham

  • Tewkesbury

  • West Midlands Safari Park

  • Sudeley Castle Garden

  • Bewdley & Evesham


This Sapphire Star Holiday includes our door to door home collection.

Day 1

After being collected from your home in the morning we travel westwards, breaking our journey at around lunchtime in the beautiful City of Oxford. Later we continue to Cheltenham arriving at our hotel late afternoon.


Day 2

Our first visit today is to the pleasant Worcestershire town of Evesham where you have the opportunity to look around before we return to spend the afternoon in the medieval townscape of Tewkesbury. Visit its many Tudor timber framed buildings and the delightful abbey with its long nave and Romanesque tower. Discover the hidden charms along the narrow alleyways where the eaves of crooked timber buildings nearly touch or visit the Merchants House and Tewkesbury museum.

B, D

Day 3

Today we visit the delightful town of Cheltenham, regarded as the most complete Regency town in England. Cheltenham has many attractions, including its superb architecture, wide tree lined avenues, stylish shopping, art galleries and museums. This afternoon we visit Sudeley Castle Gardens, set against the backdrop of the Cotswolds hills. The castle is steeped in history with royal connections spanning a thousand years and has played an important role in the turbulent and changing times of England’s past.

B, D

Day 4

This morning we head north to the delightful little town of Bewdley, at the southern end of the Severn Valley. We have time for a look around and to obtain lunch before our afternoon visit to the West Midlands Safari Park. Here we enjoy a four mile drive through safari. After, we have time to have a look at the sea lions, penguins, lemurs, meerkats, not forgetting the lions, tigers and giraffes.

B, D

Day 5

After breakfast we commence our return journey to East Anglia where the door to door service will be waiting to return you home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Jurys Inn Hotel, Cheltenham


This 4 star hotel is a short distance from Cheltenham town centre and provides an ideal base. Hotel facilities include heated indoor swimming pool, steam room, sauna and gym. The lounge bar offers an ideal place to relax after your day out. All the comfortable bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer, free WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities.



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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
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
Harleston Duke William Harleston Duke William Public House
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, Junction 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,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
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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