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United Kingdom, Cornwall – Small Group Food Tour

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Code: UKLONBRFT

From AUD: $2,499

Duration: 5 Days

Offer Expires: Dec 31, 2018

Short Description

Cornwall is fast becoming a mecca for foodies. With visits to the likes of Fat Hen, Rick Stein's restaurant in Winchester & wine tastings, you will get an insider's taste of this corner of England.

Journey through the stunning countryside of Cornwall and Hampshire to indulge in the local delicacies of the region. From metropolitan London to historic Stonehenge and on to the gorgeous coastal town of St Agnes, this tour will leave you wanting more.

Cooking demonstration at renowned local restaurant, Fat Hen
Enjoy a delicious lunch at Rick Stein's restaurant in Winchester
Indulge in cheese and wine with a tasting at the Sharpham Vineyard in Totnes

Pick up and Drop off

Pick up at Grange Wellington Day One 8:30am
Drop off at Grange Wellington Day Six 5:30pm

DAY 1 LONDON - GLASTONBURY - ST AGNES
Prepare your tastebuds for a culinary adventure – with a Cornwall twist. Meet with the group and your knowledgeable Tour Leader before leaving the capital of England as we travel to the majestic Glastonbury Abbey. Later, take a moment to enjoy the scenery at Tiverton Canal before we reach our accommodation set in a valley of manicured lawns and enchanting gardens near St Agnes. Tonight, we come together and share our first meal and get to know each other. (D)
?Accommodation: (Rose in Vale Country House Hotel)

DAY 2 ST AGNES – TRURO – ST AGNES
After breakfast, we start with a visit to a traditional and authentic Cider Farm, nestled in the heart of Cornwall. Wander through the orchards and learn about the process of crafting award-winning cider at this family-run farm. Later, the foodie experience continues as we meet with a local bakery and watch a Cornish pasty making demonstration. After satisfying our appetite, we travel to Newquay for a sea safari to observe the native seals and dolphins in their natural environment. After an eventful day, this evening sees us tuck into dinner at a local restaurant that overlooks the bay before driving the short distance back to our hotel. (B,D)
?Accommodation: (Rose in Vale Country House Hotel)

DAY 3 ST AGNES – PENZANCE – ST AGNES
This trip is all about food, and today is no exception. Roll up your sleeves to flex your culinary skills with a cooking demonstration and class in Penzance along with champagne and canapés on arrival. Our next stop arrives at the Trebah Garden with free time to explore the valley with over four miles of footpaths featuring a colourful array of magnolias and spectacular trees. Finally, round off the day with a well-deserved feast at a local pub. (B,L,D)
?Accommodation: (Rose in Vale Country House Hotel)

DAY 4 ST AGNES – TOTNES – WINCHESTER
Rise and shine, feast on breakfast and enjoy free time in the morning while preparing for a delightful day ahead. Our first stop today involves an encounter with an iconic duo; a cheese and wine tasting at a local estate. After a stroll through the vineyards, take a moment to enjoy the beauty of the area. To end the day, we venture to the charming area of Winchester for an afternoon of free time and dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)
?Accommodation: (Winchester Royal Hotel)

DAY 5 WINCHESTER – LONDON
With a strong and historic past filled with Saxon kings, take in the history of this unique town before meeting for a guided tour of the iconic Winchester Cathedral. Marvel at the detailed architecture steeped in years of history and be sure you have your camera on standby to capture every moment on film. To end the trip on a high, we make way to Rick Stein’s restaurant in Winchester and sit down for a memorable lunch before we end in London. Our tour might be over, however if time allows feel free to continue exploring London before returning home. (B,L)

Properties are elected based on charming, intimate boutique accommodation for our guests.

On rare occasions, we may be required to substitute a property previously listed in our itineraries. Please note that any hotel changes will be consistent with our high standards.

Four nights in boutique accommodation
Experienced Tour Leader/Driver
Premium mini-coach transportation
English breakfast daily
Four evening meals (D)
One lunch at Rick Stein’s restaurant in Winchester
A visit to a Cornish cider farm
Cornish pasty demonstration
Cooking demonstration and lunch in Penzance
Local wine and cheese tasting
Entrance included to Trebah Gardens, Winchester Cathedral, Glastonbury Abbey

Departure Dates 2018

14 May
21 May
04 June
18 June
25 June
16 July
03 September

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Prices

$2499 per person based on twin/double
$3399 single room

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