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Program #20128RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Sep 24, 2014
A light lunch will be served in the hotel in Bath at 12:30pm. Welcome meeting at 5:00pm.
You will be staying at the Hilton Bath City that night.
Location: Bath.
Nearest city or town: Bath.
Nearest airport: Bristol.
Transportation to site: Heathrow Express into Paddington Station London or Gatwick Express to Victoria Station London. The Heathrow Express departs the airport every 15 minutes and takes 15 minutes add 6 minutes from T5.) to London Paddington. An Express single costs £16.50 (2010 prices), 1st Class is £26, return is £32. Paddington Station is situated in the west end of central London. It connects to the Bakerloo, District and Circle lines on the London Underground and is also a short walk to the Hammersmith and City line. Or From Heathrow airport, catch the express coach from the arrivals terminal to Reading, and take the London train to Bath Spa. Its much easier than going into London. Trains to Bath Spa run from Paddington and take 1 hr. and 40 mins.

End of Program
Oct 6, 2014
After breakfast in the hotel on departure day. Breakfast ends at 10:00am and check out is by 11:00am.
You will be staying at the Radisson Edwardian Vanderbilt the night before.
Location: London, England
Nearest city or town: London.
Nearest airport: London Heathrow and Gatwick.
Transportation to site: Underground , buses and trains available. The nearest underground is Gloucester Road on the Piccadilly, Circle and District line.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Explore historic Bath from this centrally located hotel on the River Avon. Set amid the fine Georgian architecture of Bath.

Contact info:
Walcot Street
Bath, BA1 5BJ UK:England
phone: +44 1225 463411
web: www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/BATHNHN/index.do?WT.srch=1

Room amenities: Coffee and tea making facilities, telephone, 32” flat TV screen.

Facility amenities: Zuccotta Bar, Restaurant and Lounge. Fitness Room.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel was once the London residence of the Vanderbilt family. Many original features have been carefully restored to their former glory including stained glass windows, wood panelled rooms and its magnificent artistic ceiling.

Contact info:
68-86 Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BT UK:England
phone: +44 20 7761 9000
web: www.radissonedwardian.com/hotels/gbvander

Room amenities: Each room offers a mini bar, air conditioning, hairdryer,in room safe, iron and trouser press, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary wireless Internet access. Direct dial telephone, satellite TV.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar. Complimentary wireless Internet access , complimentary newspaper, 24 hour front desk, 24 hour room service, currency exchange, valet service available for laundry. Fitness room. Mobile phone rental. Business centre.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
31 meals: 12 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 11 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
24 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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