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Afternoon Tea at Chatsworth House

2 Days From £149*
Departing 2017
* Price shown: 21 May 2017 - FZU
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Treasures of the peaks

Join us to see the magnificent rooms and priceless treasures of Chatsworth House, to enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in the beautiful surroundings of the House's former stables, and to discover the dramatic moorlands, limestone dales, and pretty villages of the Peak District.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • Entry to Chatsworth House
  • A traditional afternoon tea
  • A visit to Bakewell
  • A short tour of the Peak District
  • One night's half-board accommodation in a three-star standard hotel within an hour's drive of Chatsworth
  • Coach travel throughout
  • The services of a friendly Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Itinerary

Day One

Leaving the local area by coach this morning, head into the stunning landscape of the Peak District, where we will enjoy a short tour. From the high peaks of the north to the lowlands and dales in the south, this is a breathtakingly beautiful area with picturesque villages, bustling market towns and a fascinating historical heritage.

Day Two

Today begins with a short visit to Bakewell - home of the famous tart, an ancient five-arched bridge and fine range of interesting shops and cafes.

The highlight of the day, though, is our visit to Chatsworth where you'll be booked to make your way around the House at a specific time. As you wander from room to room you'll discover exquisite furniture, silver, tapestries and outstanding works of art - not to mention a few curiosities including a lace cravat carved from wood and an illusory painting of a violin hanging on a door.

After the tour, take a seat in the splendid surroundings of Chatsworth's 18th-century stables to enjoy a traditional afternoon tea including a range of dainty finger sandwiches, and a selection of homemade cakes and pastries. (Tea will be served at either 2pm or 3pm.)

After tea we'll start our journey home, and should be back in the local area by mid to late evening.

Prices

Departure DatePrice From
 Sun 23 Apr 2017£149.00
 Sun 14 May 2017£149.00
 Sun 21 May 2017£149.00
 Sun 04 Jun 2017£149.00
 Sun 18 Jun 2017£149.00
 Sun 25 Jun 2017£149.00
 Sun 17 Sep 2017£149.00
 Sun 24 Sep 2017£149.00
 Sun 01 Oct 2017£149.00
 Sun 08 Oct 2017£149.00

Chatsworth House Area Hotel

You will be staying in a carefully chosen three-star standard hotel within an hour's drive of Chatsworth. Your hotel will have a restaurant and a bar, and all bedrooms will have private facilities, TV and tea- and coffee-making facilities.

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Further Information

2016 departures

Departures in 2016 will visit Matlock Bath on Day One instead of touring the Peak District.

Coach seating arrangements

Your seats on the main coach will be allocated for you in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible. Your Tour Manager or driver will advise you where to sit as you board the coach. This will be your seat for the duration of the tour. (Seats are not allocated on any connecting services to and from the main coach.)

Changes to the itnerary

On some departures we may visit Bakewell on Day One and take the tour of the peak District on Day Two.

Joining your holiday

Your final travel documents, including the exact time and place of departure, will be sent to you approximately 10 days prior to departure, providing all payments have been made. We are unable to give exact departure times before this.

Meal arrangements

Where meals are not included, your Tour Manager will ensure there are suitable stops made for you to purchase and enjoy lunch and/or dinner each day. Please note that Chatsworth are unable to offer gluten-free teas.

Triple rooms

The majority of these consist of a double bed and an extra bed that is often only suitable for children. If this is a concern, you may wish to consider booking more than one room for your group.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. The tour of Chatsworth involves quite a lot of walking and several flights of stairs. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

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ChatsworthScores 8.0 out of 10 based on 35 reviews
(5 out of 10)

June

Northampton Single traveller
Time given to trips and time away from trips not the best. We could have done with more time in Bakewell but perhaps less in Matlock Bath
Confirmed traveller: 10 October 2016
Published on: 24 October 2016
(7 out of 10)

SANDRA

R A I N H A M...Kent Friends
Tour manager not very informative....long silent gaps , missed out on landmarks (eg the twisted spire of church in Chesterfield....she, Laura, should have advised passengers in advance in order that we had our cameras ready). ( have had other tour managers ensure this happened) she never once reminded us about wearing seat belts.
Too long a time in Matlock Bath... (Or, as your Final Itinerary details mentioned ..."visits to Matlock, Bath and BAKEWELL .......the comma led us to believe we were visiting MATLOCK AND BATH !!!! Strange choice ....dirty little town, not attractive. We arrived on the Sunday afternoon at just after 3.00....any "attractions" closed at 4.00 !!!
NOT ENOUGH TIME IN BAKEWELL.
Bad planning
Laura was conspicuous by her absence when there was a long delay before the cream tea arrived in the Stables at Chatsworth House
Confirmed traveller: 03 October 2016
Published on: 19 October 2016
(9 out of 10)

SHEILA

Beckenham Kent Friends
Very good break but would have been nicer to spread over extra day as would have enjoyed bit more time in both Matlock and Bakewell. Bit too much time in coach for just two day trip.
Confirmed traveller: 03 October 2016
Published on: 18 October 2016
(6 out of 10)

ROBERT

Gravesend. Couple
Not enough time at Bakewell/matlock. due to time spent on pick ups.
Confirmed traveller: 03 October 2016
Published on: 15 October 2016
(5 out of 10)

Claire

Bexleyheath Family
I have been on a number of these short trips before, usually to Christmas markets.The whole of the first day was spent travelling and stopping to pick up passengers at service stations. The 'stop' was for an hour in Matlock Bath which on a Sunday is the local motorcycle meet!! This was really disappointing as you usually stop somewhere pleasant for lunch and an explore. The hotel was very good but again we arrived with just 1hour until our evening meal. This left very little time to enjoy the pool. The 3course meal was of a good standard and the rooms were very comfortable.
Confirmed traveller: 03 October 2016
Published on: 12 October 2016
(10 out of 10)

LINDA

ashford Friends
Visited matlock bath, bakewell & chatsworth house
Confirmed traveller: 03 October 2016
Published on: 12 October 2016
(9 out of 10)

JUNE

Dover Kent Single traveller
I would only reccommend this trip if you lived from Maidstone to up North.
It was an extremely long and tiring trip if you lived down South, Dover , in my case. We were on the road for about six hours up and same back. There were three other pickup points after Maidstone where we from South picked up the main coach.
Consequently the three places we were down to visit we had very little time to wander around and take in the pretty views. This was a dissappointment and I certainly won't book for further long trips with all the pickup points we experienced.
Confirmed traveller: 03 October 2016
Published on: 10 October 2016