This joyous tour will have you feeling refreshed and ready for the festive period. The Christmas Carols are performed live by the world famous traditional Choral Evensong. This practice, established around 1549, has been a peace-inducing music tradition for over 470 years and is held at the 1258 spectacular Salisbury Cathedral. Also included in the tour is a visit to the magnificent Kew Gardens and Palace.
- 3 Nights Bed, Breakfast and Evening Meal
-Luxury Coach Travel
- Royal Botanic Gardens Kew & Kew Palace Entry Fee
- Evensong (or similar) at Salisbury Cathedral and Cream Tea
The 4-star Norton Park Hotel, Winchester boasts 165 beautifully presented bedrooms within the skilfully restored 16th century manor house. Expect a warm welcome here as you enjoy the fantastic amenities such as the spa and health centre, restaurant and relaxed bar atmosphere.
Day One – This morning, we begin our journey East towards our hotel in Winchester, with a comfort stop on route.
Day Two – This morning, we will head to the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew & Kew Palace. Delve into the vast variety of plant and flower exhibitions up for grabs, meditate in a Japanese Garden and explore the world’s gardens, just 30 minutes from the English capital. Also included is entry to a hidden royal home in Kew Gardens, the intimate Kew Palace. Constructed in 1631, this was the summer home of King George lll and Queen Charlotte. You will have plenty of time to explore this fascinating attraction, before heading leisurely back to the hotel.
Day Three – This morning you will have some free time to explore the vibrant city of Winchester. After lunch, we will head to Salisbury for a few hours of exploring before this evening’s treat. It’s time to experience the 700-year tradition of choir church music. You will also be treated to a delicious Cream Tea, just to keep you refreshed before the evening meal.
Day Four – It’s time to head home, with a comfort stop on the way.