Richard III: The Battle of Bosworth 1485
3 days from £349pp
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, all making for a captivating tour as we examine this period of history.
- 2 nights hotel with English breakfast
- 1 lunch
- 2 evening meals
- Historical Battlefield Guide
(Deposits from £150pp)
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Meet at Jurys Inn Hickley Island 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. Group dinner.
Included meals: Dinner
- Market Bosworth
Day 2 - Battle of Bosworth
We drive to Dadlington to visit the site of the Battle of Bosworth 1485, and then on to the Bosworth Battlefield Centre to enjoy the anniversary events taking place today.
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Fotheringhay & Leicester
In the morning we check out of our hotel and visit Fotheringhay, the birthplace of Richard. We will then travel on to Leicester to explore the Richard III Visitors' Centre, located on the site where the King’s remains were discovered. We shall have a group lunch in Leicester and return to the hotel at approx 15:30. You are free to depart at your leisure.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch
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.
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.
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