Richard III: The Battle of Bosworth 1485
4 days from £399pp
Follow the story of King Richard III, as we delve into the history of his dramatic end on Bosworth field. We attend the annual Battle of Bosworth commemorations and also head to Leicester Cathedral to see his tomb and memorial, all making for a captivating tour as we examine this period of history.
- 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
- 1 lunch
- 3 evening meals
- Historical Battlefield Guide
(Deposits from £50pp)
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Meet at the Bosworth Hall Hotel, Market Bosworth by 14:00. Afternoon visit to Kirby Muxloe, the residence of William Lord Hastings, who was executed for treason by Richard III in 1483. Return to hotel for introductory lecture.
Included meals: Dinner
Day 2 - Fotheringay & Leicester
We begin today with a visit to Fotheringhay, the birthplace of Richard III. Here we see the Church, and then continue to Leicester to explore the Richard III Visitors' Centre (included), located on the site where the King’s remains were discovered and Leicester Cathedral, to see Richard III Tomb and Memorial. We also have an included lunch in Leicester. In the afternoon we see Kirby Muxloe Castle (included), the residence of William Lord Hastings, who was executed for treason by Richard III in 1483. We end the day at Sutton Cheney Church.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 - Battle of Bosworth
Today we start at Dadlington Church, close to the site of the battlefield, and then attend the main Battle Re-enactment event with re-enactments and static displays, also seeing the Bosworth Battlefield Centre (included). Before our return to the Hotel, we also see some nearby sites connected with the battle including Crown Hill.
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Included meals: Breakfast
All of Leger’s battlefield tours are accompanied by specialist guides. Their individual in-depth knowledge of warfare will be informative, as well as enhance your overall experience, as they recreate a fascinating perception of the history and factual events of each battle. Discover the actual catalysts for war, the strategies employed and the final, inevitable outcomes, as well as experiencing the emotional human side of the front line.
Please note: On certain tours, you may get tour guides other that the ones listed below.
If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.
No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.
All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333
Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
Your hotels will supply towels in your room.
We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.
We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.
Britannia Bosworth Hall+ View more
About the hotel
The Britannia Hotel Bosworth Hall is located in the heart of the English countryside and is set in 11 acres of landscaped gardens. The hotel itself is a grade two listed building which dates back to the 17th century and has many of its original features.
- English Speaking Staff
- Swimming Pool
- Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
With an overnight stay or the option to meet us at the interchange, our travel extras allow you to create a travel experience to suit your needs...
Stay overnight near Dover+ Find out more
Why not go the night before your tour for a relaxing start?
You can park for FREE for up to seven days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £38 per person (Based on 2 sharing a twin/double room on a B&B basis, subject to availability. Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.) We’ll then collect you from the hotel on the day of departure and return you there at the end of your holiday.
To book this package, please call the hotel on 01233 713333, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your booking reference. If your holiday is longer than seven days you can pay for additional days’ parking. Ask one of our friendly reservations team for more details when you book your holiday
Join coach at Interchange+ Find out more
Join your tour coach at the interchange.
On most tours if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines.
Excludes tours to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.