Celia's Getaways
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Hardy's Dorset
July 29 - August 10, 2011

Come to England and discover exquisite private gardens and delicious cuisine
in the English countryside with Celia's Getaways.

Day 1 - Overnight flight from LAX to London Heathrow - Welcome to Merry Olde
England!!

Day 2 - Journey into the heart of Dorset, stopping at Star Cottage, home of
botanical artist
Lys de Bray. (D)

Day 3 - Discover Dorset with a walking tour of Dorchester & a visit to Thomas  
Hardy’s Cottage & Garden
.  On to the village of Witchhampton for visits to
Fernhill Cottage, Fernhill House & free time. (B,D)

Day 4 - Today we visit Farriers, Flower Cottage, The Manor House & the
Abbotsbury Swannery.  (B,D)

Day 5 - Today we stop at The Coach House, home of Penelope Hobhouse, in
Bettiscombe, at
Otterton Village Gardens & Vicar’s Mead before arriving at our
hotel in the city of
Exeter.  (B,D)

Day 6 - Cross the stark beauty of Dartmoor National Park for a morning visit to
The Garden House, then an afternoon in Plymouth, with tea at the Tudor Rose
Tea Rooms and Gardens
.  Free afternoon & evening. (B,T)

Day 7 - Visit Rosemoor Garden & Glebe Cottage this morning; after lunch we
enjoy area sightseeing. (B,D)

Day 8 - Today we visit The Mill & Hestercombe,  the famous  collaboration of
Jekyll & Lutyens. (B,D)

Day 9 - Today we visit East Lambrook Manor & Chinnock House, southeast of
Taunton. (B,D)

Day 10 - Return to London today, but first a visit to Great Somerford Gardens in
Malmsbury.  Afternoon arrival in London. Balance of day at leisure; optional West
End Theater performance this evening.

Day 11 - Free day in London for shopping, museums & galleries, or sightseeing.
(B)

Day 12 - Return transfer after breakfast to London Heathrow for those departing
today. (B)

Tour Fee: $3898 per person, double occupancy

Includes: Heathrow Airport transfers, luxury motorcoach & expert courier, First
Class accommodations, 10 Full English breakfasts & 8 Table d’hôte dinners, 3
courses with coffee, Three afternoon teas & Entrance fees to all sites included in
itinerary

Space Very Limited - Reserve Early…this one always fills up quickly!!

Itinerary & hotels subject to change

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