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Midsomer Murders and Blenheim Palace

3 Day - Tour No AB9136

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A weekend break with a Midsomer Murder Blue Badge Guide visiting Landmarks and buildings used in the show and locations of where some of the 222+ deaths were filmed.

Key Information

Duration
3 days
Price from
£269.00
Destination
England
Date next
05/04/2019

Included in Cost

● Coach travel
● 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
● Midsomer Murders guide
● ploughmans lunch including tea/coffee
● Oxford guide
● entrance to Blenheim Palace


Holiday Itinerary

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 Morning departure for the journey to Oxford. Afternoon included gentle guided walking city tour. Your guide will also point out scenes well known to followers of Morse and Lewis TV series. Continuing on to the hotel for a two night stay.

Day 2 This morning your Blue Badge Guide will meet you at the hotel for the specialist guided tour of some of the sights and scenes of the Midsomer Murder episodes. Including, “where a man was squashed by a truck-load of jam”, learn where you can buy a pint of beer named after Midsomer, called “Try before you die”. Visits also include Marlow, a lovely Thames-side town, Henley for a 45 minute stroll then onto The Bull for a ploughman’s lunch followed by tea/coffee. Departing after lunch for Dorchester-on-Thames, via Nettlebed, home of the author of the James Bond Books. Continuing through Rotherfield Peppard and Dunsden Green, where in the episode “Night of the Stag” the customs inspector was found drowned in a vat of cider. Drive through Shiplake and Hurley onto Maidenhead arriving back to the hotel approx. 16.00.

Day 3 After breakfast depart the hotel for a visit to Blenheim Palace, Churchill’s birthplace and home to the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, before commencing the homeward journey.

Hotel

Holiday Inn, Maidenhead

Holiday Hotel

A smart hotel located close to Windsor. All bedrooms are ensuite with TV, hairdryer, free WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities. Restaurant, bar, lift and health club with indoor pool.

Single room supplement £50
Holiday insurance £13.00
(70 years and over £21.00)


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Fri 5 Apr, 2019 AB9136 1 3 £269.00 10 + Book Now