Experience wartime nostalgia and hear tales of spies and strategic deception with visits to the fascinating Imperial War Museum at Duxford and the historic site of Bletchley Park, around which the popular film 'Imitation Game' is based. Our 4 star hotel offers superb accommodation within easy reach of a variety of destinations including the beautiful university city of Cambridge where we include an introductory guided tour. This tour can be extended to 4 nights during the summer months and include a visit to the delightful Woburn Abbey and Gardens.
Cambridge • Bletchley Park • Imperial War Museum Duxford • Wartime History
Day 1 Travel to the hotel in Northamptonshire with a recommended stop at the delightful Rockingham Castle.
Day 2 After breakfast, visit the charming university city of Cambridge for a guided walking tour of the city's highlights including the pretty streets, historic market place and the majestic architecture of the Cambridge Colleges. Continue to the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, one of the finest examples of a wartime airfield with a wide variety of aircraft and seafaring vessels. New displays will mark the anniversary of the beginning of World War I.
Day 3 Perhaps the highlight of the tour, enjoy a visit to Bletchley Park National Codes Centre. With a variety of activities and exhibitions including the Victorian Mansion that was home to intelligence staff during the war, the outstanding Churchill Collection and of course, the famous Enigma Machines. There is more than enough to occupy and enthral visitors for a full day at Bletchley Park, so we can enhance your visit by adding a guided tour and lunch for an additional charge. Alternatively, visit the Shuttleworth Collection at Biggleswade. Contact us for details.
Day 4 Homeward journey. For those travelling north, we recommend a stop at the market town of Melton Mowbray or a cruise on Rutland Water.
All tours are tailored to your requirements
Kettering Park Hotel and Spa
Always well received, the Kettering Park Hotel offers excellent accommodation with stylish decoration and extensive spa facilities.
• 4 star • 119 bedrooms • Lift
• Leisure centre
• Indoor swimming pool
• Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• 3 nights half board in Lincolnshire with:
Full English breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee
• Introductory walking tour of Cambridge
• Admission to Imperial War Museum Duxford
• Admission to Bletchley Park
While we offer a very wide range of destinations it is impossible to feature everything here. If you cannot see what you are looking for please contact us to discuss your requirements.