NEW About the tour: Richard III: The Battle of Bosworth 1485

Follow the story of King Richard III, as we delve into the history of his dramatic end on Bosworth field. We attend the annual Battle of Bosworth commemorations and also head to Leicester Cathedral to see his tomb and memorial, all making for a captivating tour as we examine this period of history.

Tour Includes


  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 1 lunch
  • 3 evening meals
  • Historical Battlefield Guide

4 days from £399 pp

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    Meet at the Bosworth Hall Hotel, Market Bosworth by 14:00. Afternoon visit to Kirby Muxloe, the residence of William Lord Hastings, who was executed for treason by Richard III in 1483. Return to hotel for introductory lecture.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    We begin today with a visit to Fotheringhay, the birthplace of Richard III. Here we see the Church, and then continue to Leicester to explore the Richard III Visitors' Centre (included), located on the site where the King’s remains were discovered and Leicester Cathedral, to see Richard III Tomb and Memorial. We also have an included lunch in Leicester. In the afternoon we see Kirby Muxloe Castle (included), the residence of William Lord Hastings, who was executed for treason by Richard III in 1483. We end the day at Sutton Cheney Church.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Fotheringhay
    Fotheringhay

    Included Highlights

    • Fotheringhay
    • Holts tour - Throne Room

    Today we start at Dadlington Church, close to the site of the battlefield, and then attend the main Battle Re-enactment event with re-enactments and static displays, also seeing the Bosworth Battlefield Centre (included). Before our return to the Hotel, we also see some nearby sites connected with the battle including Crown Hill.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Dadlington Church
    Dadlington Church

    Included Highlights

    • Bosworth Battlefield Centre
    • Dadlington Church

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Single Room Supplement from £59.00 (4 days).

    NEW Richard III: The Battle of Bosworth 1485 4 days from £399pp

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    01709 787 463

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    Britannia Bosworth Hall

    • Swimming Pool
    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

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