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14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Start of Program
Apr 29, 2015
A light lunch is served in the hotel. Welcome meeting at 5:00pm.
You will be staying at the Ye Harte & Garter Hotel that night.
Location: Windsor
Nearest city or town: Windsor
Nearest airport: London Heathrow
Transportation to site: Transfers are available if you are arriving on the group travel day into London Heathrow Airport. Complete the Participant Information Form on-line or complete the form in the preparatory materials and return to Road Scholar in the UK. Please include departure and arrival date, departure airport, airline, flight number, arrival airport, date and time. We recommend completing the form on-line as information will be kept for future programmes. Arrival transfers are based on individual and group transfers by private car based on arrival times.

End of Program
May 11, 2015
After breakfast in the Manchester hotel. Brekfast ends at 10:00am and check out is by 12:00am.
You will be staying at the Crowne Plaza Manchester Airport the night before.
Location: Manchester
Nearest city or town: Manchester
Nearest airport: Manchester
Transportation to site: The hotel provides a shuttle bus to Manchester Airport.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Two minutes from Windsor Castle in a striking contemporary townhouse with spectacular views of the Changing of the Guard.

Contact info:
23 High Street
Windsor
Berks, SL4 1PH UK:England
phone: +44 1753 483100
web: www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk

Room amenities: Direct-dial telephone, flat screen television, complimentary WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, complimenrtary mineral water, iron and ironing board, mini-bar, Bose iPod™ dock. 24 hour room service.

Facility amenities: Caleys Restaurant. Complimentary WiFi throughout.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBC
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org Additional two nights in London available on request to Road Scholar Travel Services: 2 nights B&B and the transfer from London hotel to Windsor included. You are responsible for the transfer from London Heathrow arrival airport to the London hotel. RSTS will be able to advise on additional costs for this service.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Crowne Plaza Manchester hotel boasts a gym, stylish restaurant, high speed WiFi and new meeting rooms. The hotel also has airport parking with a free shuttle bus to Manchester airport and the airport train station. Superbly located on the Manchester Airport complex, the four-star Crowne Plaza Manchester Airport Hotel offers you fantastic accommodation with easy access to the M56, M60 and M62, as well as Manchester City Centre.

Contact info:
Ringway Road
Manchester, M90 3NS UK:England
phone: +44 (0)871 942 9055
web: www.cpmanchesterairporthotel.co.uk/

Room amenities: Flat screen TV, radio, hairdryer, trouser press, fridge, air conditioning.

Facility amenities: Wi-Fi, Business Centre, Fitness Centre, 24 Hour Room Service, Free Airport Shuttle Bus.

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

Elevator: Yes

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

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
24 meals: 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 8 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips
2 Performances

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4.7
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