Richard III: The Battle of Bosworth 1485

Richard III: The Battle of Bosworth 1485

4 Days

Richard III: The Battle of Bosworth 1485

4 Days 

Visiting:

Fotheringay & Leicester

,

Battle of Bosworth

Tour operator:

Leger Holidays

Tour code:

4rbb

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Tour Overview

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.

Itinerary

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icon Day 1

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.

icon Day 2 Fotheringay & Leicester

Location:

  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 including 'Reinternment of the King' talk. We also have an included lunch in Leicester. We end the day at Sutton Cheney Church.

icon Day 3 Battle of Bosworth

Location:

  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.

icon Day 4

Return home.

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Richard III: The Battle of Bosworth 1485

4 Days 

Visiting:

Fotheringay & Leicester

,

Battle of Bosworth

Tour operator:

Leger Holidays

Tour code:

4rbb

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