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Postponed – Cambridge & Sutton Hoo Study Tour

4 May 2020
Start time
8:00 AM
Postponed - Cambridge & Sutton Hoo Study Tour

Event Information

This tour obviously could not run as described. It is hoped that we can run it next year instead, so if you were interested but unable to book for May 2020, watch out for news.

Includes Burghley House, Sutton Hoo and Woodbridge Tide Mill, Cambridge and Fitzwilliam Museum, Ely Cathedral

Arranged by YPS in conjunction with Just for Groups

4 Days by coach – departs:  Monday 4th May 

from £430 sharing (£490 sole occupancy)

Half Board Including all entrance fees*

Your 4 day guideline itinerary:-

Monday: Burghley House en route to Cambridge

0845:  Depart York Memorial Gardens.  Short stop at Blyth Service Station.

*Choice of Specialist Tour at Burghley House.

Group sandwich lunch*.  Self guided Gardens* & Capability Brown exhibition*

Tuesday:  Sutton Hoo & Woodbridge:

*Sutton Hoo for guided tour of burial grounds.  Duration approximately 1.25 hours followed by lunch (at own cost)

Self guided for Sutton Hoo Exhibition*, Tranmer House*, Ship Sculpture* etc

Woodbridge Tide Mill* and Museum*

Wednesday:  Cambridge

Guided tour of Fitzwilliam Museum*

Self guided and at own cost for other Cambridge attractions, eg

Botanic Gardens, Punt on the Cam, Kings College, Kettle Hall etc

There is a hop on, hop off bus in Cambridge if needed (at own cost)

Thursday: Ely Cathedral and return to York

Guided tour of Ely Cathedral*

Guided tour of Stained Glass Museum*

Self guided for other Ely attractions

Tea/coffee* on return journey

Please note:

* items included in cost.  All departures at 0845 hours.   All dinners at 1930 hrs.

Hallmark Hotel, Cambridge

Formerly the Menzies Cambridge, conveniently situated right on the A14, approximately 5 miles north east of Cambridge city centre, offering excellent accommodation and leisure facilities

.▪ 136 en-suite bedrooms with tea/coffee making facilities, flat screen TV and wi-fi.

.▪ Hallmark Grill Restaurant and bar for relaxing

▪  Health Club with swimming pool, steam room and sauna

▪ 18 hole golf course

▪  Four star rated

 What’s included:

3 nights’ stay with three course dinner and full English breakfast, return executive coach travel, visits and entrance fees where indicated with an asterisk *


£430 sharing, of which £40 is paid direct to YPS

Sole occupancy supplement £60

Optional insurance £12

Deposit £50 per person due 25/2/20

Balance due by 7th March 2020

*Price based NT/EH members,  a minimum group size of 25 passengers and 2 persons sharing a twin/double room.   Single supplement applies

For further details contact:  Dr Rod Leonard via YPS –  info@ypsyork.org

Download booking form by clicking here:- Cambridge booking form 2

See booking form for terms and conditions.

Summary Risk Assessment

Risks for this tour are commensurate with a typical coach tour visiting public attractions that involve some steps, stairs, and short walks, some walking over rough paths to view the Sutton Hoo Burial Mounds, approx. 60 meters from the Visitor Centre; Walk from drop off in Cambridge to Fitzwilliam Museum about 600 meters.

Tour details subject to change and have been arranged in conjunction with Just for Groups!, The Old Bakery, Norwich NR1 3 PL 01603 886740 www.justforgroups.co.uk