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BBC Countryfile Live

A village fete for the nation

If you're a fan of the much-loved Sunday evening TV programme, BBC Countryfile Live is a grand day out you won't want to miss. Held in the spectacular grounds of Blenheim Palace, Countryfile Live is a major live event, hosted by the show's star presenters, that will allow visitors to explore every aspect of life in the British countryside. Don't miss your chance to join us for Britain's biggest day out in the country.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • Admission to Countryfile Live at Blenheim Palace, including a reserved seat at the Countryfile Live stage
  • A visit to Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Two nights' dinner, bed and English breakfast accommodation at a good hotel in the Midlands area
  • Coach travel throughout
  • The services of a friendly Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Itinerary

Day One

Board our coach at your pick-up point this morning, and head to your hotel. You'll arrive in the late afternoon, and then be free to unpack, relax and enjoy your evening.

Day Two

After breakfast, we'll head to Blenheim Palace for a full day at Countryfile Live.

See the show's star presenters on the Countryfile Live stage, follow your food from farm to table with Farming in Action, meet some of the rare British breeds from Adam's Farm, and see prize livestock and traditional farming and craft demonstrations in the Central Ring.

Elsewhere you'll be able to enjoy country life on the Village Green where you'll find entertainment, an ice cream parlour and the UK's largest pub garden! With over 500 exhibitors offer everything from food and crafts to gardening and country pursuits, Countryfile Live promises to be a day in the country like no other.

Day Three

Stratford-upon-Avon beckons this morning. Visit the Bard's birthplace, stroll along the river, take a tour of the theatre, and perhaps stop for lunch.

In the afternoon we'll return to the coach and head home, arriving back at your pick-up by early to mid evening.
Departure county Pick-up points
Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire Bedford, Luton
Berkshire
Berkshire Bracknell
Buckinghamshire
Buckinghamshire High Wycombe
Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire Cambridge, Ely, Huntingdon
Cheshire
Cheshire Chester, Ellesmere Port, Macclesfield, Stockport
Clwyd
Clwyd Colwyn Bay
Cornwall
Cornwall Bodmin, Launceston, Liskeard, Redruth, Saltash, St Austell
Derbyshire
Derbyshire Chesterfield
Devon
Devon Exeter, Exeter Services M5, Exmouth, Paignton, Tavistock
Dorset
Dorset Blandford Forum, Bournemouth, Bridport, Ferndown, Poole, Shaftesbury, Sherborne
County Durham
County Durham Darlington
Essex
Essex Barking, Chelmsford, Clacton On Sea, Romford, Saffron Walden, Thurrock Services M25, Witham
Gwynedd
Gwynedd Bangor
Hampshire
Hampshire Andover, Fareham, Farnborough, Ringwood, Southampton, Winchester
Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire Bishops Stortford, Stevenage
Kent
Kent Bexleyheath, Bromley, Canterbury, Deal, Dover, Folkestone, Gillingham, Maidstone, Orpington, Ramsgate, Sittingbourne
Lancashire
Lancashire Accrington, Bolton, Chorley, Leigh, Rochdale
Merseyside
Merseyside Birkenhead, Liverpool
Middlesex
Middlesex Enfield
North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire Middlesbrough
Norfolk
Norfolk Dereham, Norwich
Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire Kettering
Northumberland
Northumberland Morpeth
Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire Oxford Services M40
South Yorkshire
South Yorkshire Doncaster, Woodall Services M1
Somerset
Somerset Bridgwater, Taunton, Yeovil
Suffolk
Suffolk Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Newmarket, Stowmarket
Surrey
Surrey Camberley, Croydon, Epsom, Sutton
Tyne & Wear
Tyne & Wear Sunderland, Whitley Bay
West Sussex
West Sussex Worthing
West Yorkshire
West Yorkshire Bradford, Huddersfield
Warwickshire
Warwickshire Rugby
Wiltshire
Wiltshire Salisbury

Midlands Area Hotel 

You will be staying in a good hotel in the Midlands, such as the Park Inn, Walsall. Each bedroom will have private facilities, TV and a telephone, and the hotel will have good restaurant and bar facilities.

Further Information

Appropriate clothing

Please note that Countryfile Live will take place on open parkland. Some temporary trackway is laid, but we advise suitable clothing and footwear, especially in the event of inclement weather.

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.

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.

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.

Countryfile Live reviews verified by reevooReevoo

Countryfile LiveScores 8.0 out of 10 based on 66 reviews
(5 out of 10)

stephenson

bradford Couple
coach was old (18 years) taxi from bradford to huddersfield not a good idea
Confirmed traveller: 06 August 2017
Published on: 17 August 2017
(10 out of 10)

RODNEY

Kettering Couple
It was nice for once to be last on and first off the coach. The driver and tour manager were excellent.
The hotel was in a lovely situation, in beautiful grounds and near a lovely small town. The room too was great.
I felt the organisation of breakfast and evening meals were disappointing and lacked imagination. If there was a shortage of anything it was difficult to find someone to ask for replacements.
Confirmed traveller: 06 August 2017
Published on: 17 August 2017
(6 out of 10)

Patricia

Gosport Hampshire Couple
The hotel was too far away from the event which involved a lot of unnecessary travelling.
Confirmed traveller: 06 August 2017
Published on: 17 August 2017