Luxury Accommodation at 4* hotels, Arden Hotel, Stratford upon Avon for 3 nights and Wivenhoe House Hotel, Colchester for 2 nights
All Dinners and Breakfasts
Wine or soft drinks with evening meals (allowance per person)
Expert History Talks from top historians, Lesley Smith and Claire Ridgway
All Admissions as stated in the itinerary
Private Guided Tours at various locations
Resident historian for the tour - Claire Ridgway
Philippa as Tour Manager
Luxury Coach Transfers
Pick up and Drop off in London
An Experience of a Lifetime!
Meet at our designated meeting point near London Victoria Station, board our private air-conditioned coach and travel to historic Stratford-upon-Avon. Check into your beautiful room where you will enjoy the next 3 nights.
In the evening we meet for an introductory talk from historian Claire Ridgway followed by a 3-course meal.
We spend a full day exploring Shakespeare's Stratford Upon Avon taking a look at how witches and superstitions are depicted in Shakespeare's works, as well as visiting Shakespeare's birthplace and Hall's Croft.
Evening activity TBC but will include a 3-course evening meal.
Visiting Baddesley Clinton, a moated Tudor Manor house, we explore religious persecution in the Elizabethan era.
We are joined for an evening talk on Witchcraft & Superstitions with historian Lesley Smith before another beautiful evening meal.
Following breakfast, Lesley Smith joins us for a fascinating talk on Tudor Medicine.
We then board our coach and make our way to Colchester where we will stay at the Wivenhoe House Hotel for the remainder of the tour. Settle into your room before meeting the group for our evening meal.
Today we visit those places linked to the Essex witches and the witch hunters employed to find them.
Enjoy our final evening together with a 3-course meal and chance to talk history for one more evening!
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before boarding our coach back to London where we say our final farewells!
2 - You will receive an invoice, within 2 working days, for the correct deposit amount plus room upgrade fee, if applicable.
3 - On receipt of both, booking forms and deposit, your place is booked.
4 - You will receive a Booking Confirmation within 7 working days of your deposit being received. Your money is protected, please see below for more information.
A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to book.
Please read the terms & conditions of booking. Please ensure you take out adequate travel insurance.
Your invoice will state the correct deposit amount. For the 'Tudor & Stuart Witchcraft & Medicine' tour in October 2020, a single person traveller deposit is £1,871.25. For two people, travelling as a couple, the deposit is: £2,495 (or £1,247.50 per person)
*The deposit is non refundable. Please read the terms & conditions of booking. Please ensure you take out adequate travel insurance.
The fee pays for an upgraded room at both the Arden Hotel and Wivenhoe House Hotel.
(Before booking please ensure you have read and understood the Terms & Conditions of booking.)
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