Southwold, Aldeburgh & Constable Country
Explore one of the most the idyllic areas in England. Entwined around the sleepy Suffolk countryside, you’ll be welcomed by relaxing seaside towns and quaint rural villages, all set within a traditional English landscape, made famous by artist John Constable.
Day 1 Departure: 0730-0830 hrs. Travel to Suffolk, making a lunch stop en-route at Bury St Edmunds (cost not included). Fantastic shopping combine with stunning parks at the thriving market town. Here there is a wonderful cathedral, the peaceful Abbey Gardens, and niche shops within Georgian squares and medieval streets to explore. Hotel check-in. Dinner is included for the next 2 nights.
Day 2 Southwold, a quaint and fashionable English resort adorned with Georgian town houses and fishermen’s cottages. Explore this elegant coastal town, simply relaxing on the beach decked out with brightly coloured beach huts, strolling along the award-winning pier, or perusing the independent shops. Aldeburgh, which sits along the sublime coastline. The expanse of shingle beach, dotted with fishing boats, is watched over by a line of pastel-hued houses. Soak up the history and culture in the fashionable town which hosts a selection of independent shops.
Day 3 Visit Flatford Mill, a Grade I listed watermill built in 1733. This quintessential English rural landscape inspired one of England’s greatest artists, John Constable, who made the mill world-famous with his many works of art (admission is free of charge). Comfort stop en-route home. Arrive home: early evening.
• Return coach travel
• 2 nights accommodation
• Traditional English self-service buffet breakfast
• Served 3 course dinner (2 choices) plus after dinner tea/coffee
• Hotel porter service
• All coach tours
Ufford Park Hotel, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk
This stylish hotel is as spacious as the surrounding parkland. Located 2 miles north of Woodbridge Town and 13 miles from Ipswich.
Bedrooms: En-suite with TV, telephone, tea/coffee making facilities and radio.
Facilities: Bar and lounge. Night porter. Indoor pool, steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi and gym.
Mobility Information: Lift serves all 3 floors except 2nd floor bedrooms. 6 steps from reception to ground floor – level access available. Limited ground floor bedrooms.
Supplements (subject to availability):
Single room supplement £50.00
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