Suffolk & Essex – Gardens, Cruise and Coast – Marks Tey Hotel – Monday 29th July 2024 – 5 days

Monday 29th July 2024 – 5 days:

Marks Tey Hotel is conveniently placed for our tour and offers recently renovated rooms and an elegant lounge, bar and Brasserie Restaurant. There is a complimentary access to the swimming pool, sauna and steam room.


£699 per person Double/Twin

£779 per person Single



Your holiday includes:

  • 4 nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
  • Entry to Beth Chatto Gardens
  • 2 hour Debden river cruise
  • Guided walking tour of Lavenham
  • RHS Hyde Hall Garden
  • Green Island Garden
  • Tea and coffee in your room
  • Porterage for guests who require it
  • Level access rooms available

Day 1: Following pick up from your home we travel to RHS Hyde Hall set in the heart of rural Essex and one of the finest gardens in the East of England with a diverse range of garden styles from traditional to modern. It has stunning views of the surrounding countryside.  After, we continue on to our hotel to settle in before dinner

Day 2: Our trip today is to Green Island garden – a 20-acre garden created by owner Fiona Edmond since 1996 the gardens consist of huge mixed beds, a terrace garden, Japanese garden, seaside cottage garden, two water gardens, gravel gardens. A guided tour is included. Café on site.  After there is time at leisure in the seaside resort of Frinton-on-Sea with its elegant esplanade.


Day 3: Today we travel to Lavenham a lovely village, home to numerous medieval timber framed buildings including the beautiful 16th Century Guildhall.  We have a guided walking tour. After, we visit Flatford Mill, site of Constables most famous painting, The Haywain.  We then head to Dedham to see St Mary’s church with Constable’s The Ascension, the antique centre and village tea room.


Day 4:  Today we travel to the fascinating Beth Chatto Garden. Once an overgrown wasteland, the gardens are now well-known destination. After we continue to the River Debden, one of the most beautiful spots on the East Coast, to board MV Jahan for a 2 hour cruise.  After we visit Woodbridge, the largest town on the river and home to one of only five tide-mills in the Country.


Day 5:  After breakfast we make the journey back to the local area, stopping in St Albans enroute. You arrive back late afternoon in the local area for transfer home.

  • Door to door service – we pick you up from your home in the towns listed below
  • If you live outside our catchment area we can arrange a taxi for you to join the trip

Towns we pick up from:

  • Aldershot
  • Alton
  • Ash
  • Bagshot
  • Bentley
  • Camberley
  • Crowthorne
  • Farnborough
  • Farnham
  • Fleet
  • Four Marks
  • Frimley
  • Godalming
  • Goldsworth Park
  • Hartley Wintney
  • Haslemere
  • Hindhead
  • Hook
  • Knaphill
  • Lighwater
  • Lindford
  • Liphook
  • Milford
  • Odiham
  • Petersfield
  • Sandhurst
  • Whitehill- Bordon
  • Woking
  • Wokingham
  • Yateley

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