Tour of England

The England Tour

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The England tour kicks off on Friday 16th June at Rosemead with a full history of the herd including champions. The tour includes ground transportation and all social events. Lunch, dinner and snacks are included each day (unless indicated as ‘free’ time in the below schedule). Please note: the provision of breakfast will depend on which hotel you select.

Click here for a map of the England Tour 
Click here for a list of accommodation throughout the England tour (you can book accommodation as part of the overall registration process – accommodation subject to availability)

England Tour Schedule

England Tour: 16th – 20th June
Please note: timings are approximate
Thursday, 15th June
Arrival day for England Tour attendees. On this evening, the England Tour group is invited to attend an Argentinian style barbeque at Manor House, Field Place (please note that this is optional). Transportation to and from the dinner will be provided from the Hogsback and Mandolay hotels

Friday, 16th June

08:30: Depart from Mandolay and Hogs Back Hotels

09:00 – 10:30: Lydling Farm – Rosemead herd

10:30 – 12:30: Depart from Lydling Farm for Lockerley Farm

12:00 – 13:30: Lockerley Hall Farms – Lockerley Herd

14:00 – 17:00: Stonehenge, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Visit Neolithic Stonehenge – one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe. Explore the ancient landscape on foot and step inside the Neolithic Houses to discover the tools and objects of everyday Neolithic life. Visit the world-class exhibition and visitor centre with 250 ancient objects and come face to face with a 5,500 year-old man.

17:30 – 19:30: Meet and greet reception at the Oxford Varsity Club

19:30 Depart for Oxford hotels (Drop off at Oxford De Vere Thames, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Oxford railway station)

Overnight in Oxford

End of Day 1

Saturday, 17th June

07:30: Depart from Oxford De Vere Thames, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Oxford railway station for Royal Three Counties Showground

08:45 – 15:30: The Royal Three Counties Show for the National show of Aberdeen-Angus cattle

15:30: Depart Royal Three Counties Showground for Oxford

17:00: Drop off at Oxford hotels to change for dinner (drop off at Oxford De Vere Thames, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Oxford railway station)

18:30: Pick up from Oxford De Vere Thames, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Oxford railway station for Dinner at Exeter College, Oxford

19:00 – 22:00: Dinner at Exeter College, Oxford (Dress code: smart/formal)
A drinks reception followed by dinner will be held at one of Oxford’s oldest, and most prestigious colleges.

Please note: RSVP to this dinner was received during the online registration process (via a tick box). If you do not have a ticket and wish to go to the dinner, please speak with a member of World Angus Forum staff, as tickets are subject to availability

22:00: Depart for Oxford hotels (Drop off at Oxford De Vere Thames, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Oxford railway station)

Overnight in Oxford

End of Day 2

Sunday, 18th June

08:30: Depart from Oxford De Vere Thames, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Oxford railway station

09:00 – 12:00: The Warren – Aynho herd

12:00: Depart the Warren for Daylesford Organics

13:00 – 17:00: Daylesford Organics
Visit to the award winning Daylesford Organics farm and farm shop with a guided tour of one of the most sustainable organic farms in the UK
17:00: Depart for Oxford to enjoy a free evening (Drop off at Oxford De Vere Thames, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Oxford railway station)

Overnight in Oxford

End of Day 3

Monday, 19th June

08:30: Depart from Oxford De Vere Thames, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Oxford railway station

10:00 – 11:30 Nightingale Farm – Nightingale herd

11:30 – 12:30 Travel to the JCB factory

12:30 – 16:30 Tour of the JCB factory
The group will take the full JCB factory tour experience
• The JCB Factory Tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours and as such, may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties.
• Closed toed shoes must be worn for all factory tours.
• All visitors must be over 15 years of age.

16:30 – 19:00 Travel to the National Railway Museum, York

19:00 – 21:00 Dinner at the National Railway Museum
Enjoy an evening surrounded by over 300 years of history and over a million wonderful objects at the greatest railway museum in the world!

Overnight in York (drop off at York Marriot Hotel and Park Inn Radisson Hotel)

End of Day 4

Tuesday, 20th June

08:00: Depart from York Marriot Hotel and Park Inn Radisson Hotel

The tour group have pre-booked to attend one of the below options:

a. 10:30 – 12:30: Coach 1 – Alnwick Castle
Take time to explore the castle and grounds. There has been a castle recorded on this site for 1,000 years. Attendees will then join the rest of the tour group at Broome Park for lunch. The coach will depart Alnwick Castle for Broome Park at 12.15

b. 10:30 – 12:30: Coach 2 – Broome Park Farm – Aln herd

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch at Broome Park

13:30 – 14:30 Coaches depart Alnwick Castle and Broome Park Farm for Morebattle Tofts

14:30 – 17:00: Morebattle Tofts – Tofts Herd
Refreshments and gin tasting, by Kelso Gin Company will be available to all guests

17:00: Depart for Edinburgh

18:30: End tour in Edinburgh (Drop off at Roxburghe & Principal Hotels, and Haymarket railway station)

End of England Tour

England Tour Accommodation

Please click here for a list of the accommodation available to book for the England Tour. You can book and pay for your accommodation as part of the registration process