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Bletchley Park - The Secrets of War

2 days from £119*
Departing: May - October 2017
* Price shown: 07 July 2017 from - - BKS
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Wartime secrets and spies

Uncover the secrets of Bletchley Park and discover how its code-breaking activities, and Churchill's 'Silent Geese', hastened the end of World War Two. Clandestine operations, enigma machines and tales of deception are brought to life on this fascinating trip, which includes an optional 'Palace of War' excursion to Blenheim Palace.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • A visit to Bletchley Park with a self-guided tour
  • A visit to Oxford
  • One night's dinner, bed and English breakfast accommodation in a three-star standard hotel within a 60-minute drive of Bletchley Park
  • Comfortable coach travel and transfers
  • The services of a friendly Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Itinerary

Day One

Leaving your pick-up point in the morning we'll head to beautiful Oxford, the "city of dreaming spires". Explore the colleges, such as imposing Christ Church, head to the shops of the charming Covered Market, or simply relax and enjoy afternoon tea at England's first coffee house, the Grand Cafe.

Alternatively, join our optional excursion to stunning Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Learn how the palace survived the onslaught of 400 evacuated boys on the guided 'Palace at War' tour, marvel at the English Baroque architecture, and wander the award-winning formal gardens and 2,000 acres of 'Capability' Brown's parkland. We'll arrive back at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day Two

Find out how the intelligence produced at 'Station X' shortened the Second World War by two years on today's fascinating Bletchley Park self-guided tour, using excellent, multi-media guides. See the famous German 'Enigma' code cipher machines up close; and visit Bletchley's wartime sub-post office, believed to be an undercover mailroom with the secret address of PO Box 111 Bletchley.

In the afternoon we'll head home, arriving back in the local area by early to mid evening.
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Date Price From Code
12 May 2017
12 May 2017 £119.00 NB7BKS01
13 May 2017
13 May 2017 £125.00 NB7BKS01
09 June 2017
09 June 2017 £119.00 NB7BKS01
10 June 2017
10 June 2017 £125.00 NB7BKS01
07 July 2017
07 July 2017 £119.00 NB7BKS01
08 July 2017
08 July 2017 £125.00 NB7BKS01
18 August 2017
18 August 2017 £119.00 NB7BKS01
19 August 2017
19 August 2017 £125.00 NB7BKS01
15 September 2017
15 September 2017 £119.00 NB7BKS01
16 September 2017
16 September 2017 £125.00 NB7BKS01
06 October 2017
06 October 2017 £119.00 NB7BKS01
07 October 2017
07 October 2017 £125.00 NB7BKS01

Bletchley Park Area Hotel 

You will be staying in a good, three-star standard hotel within 60 minutes of Bletchley Park. All the bedrooms will have private facilities, colour TV, radios and tea- and coffee-making facilities, and the hotel will have a good bar and restaurant.

Further Information

Bletchley Park self-guided tour

Please note that there is a significant amount of walking involved in the self-guided tour at Bletchley Park. You will cover approximately one mile, with stops throughout.

Museum entrance fees

There is a small on-site charge to enter the National Museum of Computing and the Colossus and Tunny galleries.

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.)

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.

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. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Bletchley Park - The Secrets of War reviews verified by Reevoo

Bletchley Park - The Secrets of WarScores 8.5 out of 10 based on 697 reviews
(8 out of 10)

Moira

Swansea Couple
Excellent Coach Driver and well informed Tour Manager.
Confirmed traveller: 14 August 2016
Published on: 19 September 2016
(9 out of 10)

GRAHAM

Newport Couple
The two trips, first to Blenheim Palace and then Bletchley Park were excellent. Although the weather was great and of course it helped when walking around. Blenheim was stunning and plenty of time was allowed to visit the palace and the grounds. I really enjoyed Bletchley Park, to me it was very thought provoking and at times you can really picture what it was like at the time. You are provided a map and it is important to organise your visit to avoid too much walking. Again, plenty of time was allowed for looking over the site.
Confirmed traveller: 14 August 2016
Published on: 17 September 2016
(10 out of 10)

Mervyn

Swindon Couple
Excellent weekend with good hotels and meals,such an informative weekend.
Confirmed traveller: 14 August 2016
Published on: 16 September 2016
(7 out of 10)

BRIDIE

Bristol Couple
Too long at Bletchley Park weather was nice so we're able to relax in deck chairs in grounds. Would be a bit stuffed if bad weather. Enjoyed visit though.
Confirmed traveller: 14 August 2016
Published on: 16 September 2016
(8 out of 10)

MICHAEL

Newton Poppleford Couple
Overall an enjoyable trip enhanced by ideal weather.
Driver and Tour Manager were fine although neither were anywhere to be seen when we arrived by 'feeder' taxi at Exeter services as they were on a break. Felt we should have been met and greeted.
There could have been more information about the venues as opposed to one or two leaflets passed down the whole bus.
Guide at Blenheim Palace was awful. Spoke like a mouse and wandered around randomly. Could barely hear or understand her.
The hotel room was very good but meal service was not ideal. Breakfast in particular was chaotic due to the pressure of other coach parties and wedding guests. Although we could get food we had to sit and eat it at a low table in the bar area.
Confirmed traveller: 14 August 2016
Published on: 16 September 2016
(10 out of 10)

ROBERT

Northwood green . Gloucestershire Couple
Extremely good
Confirmed traveller: 14 August 2016
Published on: 16 September 2016
(10 out of 10)

Judy

Sidmouth Couple
Lovely holiday from start to finish.The coach arrived on time and we were lucky that we only had one other pick up and then we were on our way.
Confirmed traveller: 14 August 2016
Published on: 16 September 2016