TIMES: Cock Hotel - 9.00AM / Sixfields - 9.15AM
Arrive back into Northampton approx 7pm
LUNCH: Includes a 2 course lunch with tea/coffee, at a nearby venue.
This tour receives our stamp of approval! The Postal Museum is ‘packed’ with interactive exhibitions and fun-filled collections spanning five centuries of our connected world’s history. One of the museum’s highlights is a 15-minute circular journey on a purpose-built modern train through the original tunnels and station platforms under the Mount Pleasant sorting office. Located deep beneath the streets of the capital, London’s secret 100-year-old Post Office Railway has kept people across the world connected by transporting billions of letters, parcels and postcards.
TIMES: Depart Cock Hotel - 9.00AM /Sixfields - 9.15AM Arrive back into Northampton approx 8pm
VENUE: The National Gallery, London.
Take this opportunity to see the first purely Monet exhibition to be staged in the UK for almost twenty years at The National Gallery, London.
Spanning the artist’s long career from its beginnings in the mid-1860s to the
public display of his Venice paintings in 1912, this exhibition offers a
completely new angle on one of the greatest painters of all time.
TIMES: Depart Cock Hotel - 9.30AM Sixfields - 9.45AM
Arrive back into Northampton approx. 6pm
VENUE: Highgate Cemetery
LUNCH: Includes 2 course lunch
Explore the famous Highgate Cemetery, with a fascinating 90-minute guided tour of the private West Wing. You will see graves of many famous people in the West Wing, including George Michael, Jane Arden, The Rossetti family & Lucian Freud. See the Egyptian Avenue which is flanked by massive obelisks, and is lined with tombs. See the ancient cedar tree in the heart of the Circle of Lebanon. The tombs and Chapels are breath-taking and will truly blow you away. Hidden in the trees, you will find secret paths as you admire the historical graves, wrapped in ivy. You will then have free time to wander the East Wing, where there are the graves Karl Marx, Douglas Adams Jeremy Beadle and artist Patrick Caulfield.