UK Coach Holidays

Bletchley Park - The Secrets of War

2-day Coach Holidays
Departing April - November 2014
From £109.00*

* Price shown: 07 Jun 2014 - BKS

BLETCHLEY PARK THE SECRETS OF WAR BY COACH

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.

What The Price Includes

  • Return coach travel
  • One night's dinner, bed and English breakfast accommodation in a good hotel in the Bedfordshire area
  • A visit to Bletchley Park with guided tour
  • A visit to Oxford
  • The services of a Newmarket Tour Manager
  • Government taxes and service charges

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 guided tour. See the famous German, code-breaking 'Enigma' machines up close; discover the private collection of Churchill memorabilia; 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.

Further Information

Bletchley Park guided tour

Please note that there is a significant amount of walking involved in the 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 Tour Manager will have allocated seats for you on the main coach in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible, and 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.

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 or electric scooter, please let us know as soon as possible so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Hotel Information -  Click here to display details

 
Departure Details -  Click here to display details

 

Book Online Now!


How many travellers?


For details of our Guaranteed Pick-up Points, click here

How to book

  • Online

    Complete the form on the holiday information page.

  • By telephone

    Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 391 2190*

    *Calls charged at 4p per min.

     Booking Hotline

    Mon-Fri 9am-6pm
    Sat 9am-4pm
    Sun - Closed
    Bank Holidays - Closed

     Customer Service

    Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm
    Sat - Closed
    Sun - Closed

Other offers