Monday 9th: We leave this morning via Evesham to Cheltenham where we enjoy some
free time at leisure to explore the spa town with its graceful Regency buildings. Continuing
on to our accommodation at the Hallmark Hotel Gloucester.
Tuesday 10th: After breakfast, we travel to the beautiful city of Bath for the day at leisure.
This World Heritage Site is famous for its naturally hot spa water and original Roman style
baths. There’s also an abundance of great shops and restaurants to visit.
Wednesday 11th: After our breakfast this morning, we enjoy a scenic tour of the beautiful
southern Cotswolds. First visit is the mellow stone village of Bibury, continuing to
Cirencester in time for lunch. We complete the circle with a stop in Tetbury before returning
to the hotel for dinner.
Thursday 12th: After breakfast, we depart on a journey through the stunning Cotswolds.
We take a break for lunch at Bourton-on-the-Water before we continue to Hidcote Manor
Garden to see its colourful and intricately designed outdoor ‘rooms’ which are always full of
surprises. Explore the maze of narrow paved pathways and discover secret gardens,
magnificent vistas and plants that burst with colour.
Friday 13th: We stay in Gloucester for free time in the historic waterfront city of Gloucester
which combines such heritage as Gloucester Cathedral and the Victorian Docks, with the
latest in contemporary shopping at Gloucester Quays. After time for lunch we begin our
journey homeward via Herefordshire.