Picturesque Constable Country is located on the Suffolk and Essex border and was the birthplace of renowned artist John Constable, with his paintings being based on the Suffolk countryside.
We will travel into the heart of Constable Country, enjoying a guided tour on board on our coach, with a little walking involved, seeing such sights as East Bergholt, Flatford Mill and Dedham.
We will also be visiting the charming seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold.
Monday: We depart the Travel Centre this morning and make our way to Sudbury with a stop en route. We aim to arrive at the hotel late afternoon.
Tuesday: This morning we have an excursion to RHS Garden Hyde Hall, sitting prominently on a hilltop with sweeping views across the rolling Essex countryside.
Wednesday: Today we meet our guide for a tour of Constable Country, visiting the villages of East Bergholt where the famous painter was born, Dedham and then Flatford Mill – where Constable took inspiration for some of his paintings.
Thursday: This morning sees us visit the 1920’s village of Thorpeness, the seaside town of Aldeburgh & the busy harbour town of Southwold.
Friday: We bid a fond farewell to the hotel staff as we head back this morning to Hugglescote, arriving back late afternoon.
INCLUDED IN YOUR HOLIDAY
Roberts Gold Service
4 nights hotel accommodation, dinner and cooked breakfast throughout
Entrance to RHS Garden Hyde Hall
Guided tour of Constable Country
Visit to Thorpeness
Free time in Aldeburgh
Visit to Southwold
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY
Very satisfactory, excellent position, would definitely stay again – Mr & Mrs Pryce, Burton on Trent
This is a superb hotel, would stay again without question – Mr & Mrs Power, Loughborough
The Mill Hotel****
Walnut Tree Lane, Sudbury
The hotel is nestled away in the Suffolk countryside and is steeped in history with plenty to offer. It stands on the banks of the River Stour with magnificent river and countryside views. The bar has views over the adjacent water meadows.
All 62 bedrooms are en suite with tea/coffee making facilities, television, telephone and hair dryer. There is no lift but ground floor rooms can be requested.
Single supplement: £80