Enigma Machine at Bletchley Park
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, home of the World War Two Codebreakers and around which the popular film 'Imitation Game' is based. Tours are based on Friday departures and can be extended to 4 nights to include a visit to the delightful Woburn Abbey and Gardens or Althorp House.
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 with its 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.
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. Alternatively, a visit to the Shuttleworth Collection at Biggleswade can be recommended. 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
Northampton Marriott Hotel
A modern and inviting hotel well located for touring the region. In addition to an open plan reception, bar and restaurant, the hotel offers outdoor seating overlooking Delapre Lake.
• 4 star • 120 bedrooms
• No lift, but plenty of ground floor rooms
• Leisure facilities • Indoor swimming pool
• Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• 3 nights half board in Northants with:
Full English breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee
• Admission to Imperial War Museum Duxford
• Admission to Bletchley Park
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