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Pashley Manor Tulip Festival & Bluebell Railway

Pashley Manor Tulip Festival & Bluebell Railway

Pashley Manor is a quintessential English garden offering a sumptuous blend of romantic landscaping, imaginative plantings, trees, springs and ponds.

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The highlight of the season at the manor is the tulip festival – a riot of colour and variety.


Tour highlights:

  • Pashley Manor Tulip Festival

  • Bluebell Railway

  • Wine tasting

  • Tea/coffee & cake




Day 1

Morning collection from home to join the coach for the leisurely drive to Sussex, arriving in Eastbourne mid afternoon. Time to relax and settle in before dinner is served.


Day 2

We begin with a drive through the Sussex countryside to Sheffield Park. Here we join the Bluebell Railway for a nostalgic train ride to East Grinstead. Rejoining the coach we continue on our
way to the Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells, with its elegant streets and Georgian buildings and the famous Pantiles, a colonnaded shopping area in the town centre. We have time for lunch and the afternoon to explore before we return to Eastbourne.

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Day 3

After a leisurely breakfast we had to Ticehurst and Pashley Manor. 2017 will be in the 23rd year of the Tulip Festival, and each area of the garden holds stunning displays. Some 100 varieties are shown from the vibrant red and hot orange coloured to cream, white, pale golden yellow in the Elizabethan Garden, with pink and white along the terrace. An unforgettable visit.

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Day 4

We depart Eastbourne after breakfast for a scenic morning drive along the Sussex coast passing Hastings to a local vineyard where we include a wine tasting, cup of tea/coffee and a slice of cake. We continue to Rye where we have time to obtain lunch before the return drive to East Anglia arriving home late afternoon.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Best Western York House Hotel, Eastbourne


The 3 star rated Best Western York House Hotel is located on Eastbourne sea front 500 yards from the pier. A short walk takes you to the town centre and the modern shopping precinct. Hotel facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, attractive veranda bar and comfortable lounges. All bedrooms are en suite and have TV, radio and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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