4* The Comet Hotel, Hatfield
Theyve ushered in a new era for London Hatfields most iconic building. After a multi-million-pound refit, The Comet has been refurbished for the modern age, bringing London Hatfield a truly fabulous hotel destination. First opened in Hatfield in 1936, the Grade II Listed Art Deco building was named for the locally built de Havilland Comet racing plane. Reopened in 2019 after an extensive remodel, the sky is the limit for the Comet Hotel.
Lift Element Bar & Kitchen® Tea/coffee in room TV Telephone Safe Hairdryer Iron and Ironing board Complimentary Wi-Fi Bathroom Amenities Air Conditioning Complimentary use of the leisure centre (2-minute walk from the hotel) 24-hour room service 24-hour Reception
2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
3-course menu with 3 choices per course
Tea/coffee after dinner
Guided tour of De Haviland Museum with Tea/coffee and light refreshments
Group Entrance to Hatfield House with a one-hour guided tour of the House
Afternoon Tea at Hatfield House
Entrance to RAF Museum London
This morning we depart the local area and travel to our hotel following a stop via Windsor. Crowned by Windsor Castle and linked by the River Thames, the Royal Borough of Windsor has a rich mix of history, culture, heritage and fun.
De Haviland Museum & Hatfield House.
This morning we visit the oldest aviation museum in the UK; De Haviland Museum. It is dedicated to the preservation and display of de Havilland Aircraft. The de Havilland Aircraft Company played an important role in the history of aircraft development in 20th century Britain. You can get close up to many of the air frames including the unique Comet 1a an early example of the world's first jet airliner and they are the only aviation museum in the world to display three DH Mosquitos including the Prototype W4050 the only WW2 prototype that is on display where it was designed and built. In the afternoon, we visit Hatfield House where we enjoy a 1-hour guided tour followed by Afternoon Tea. Why not explore the lovely gardens and look closer at the magnificent, recently commissioned water sculpture taking pride of place on the north front of the house?
RAF Museum in Hendon & London
This morning we head to The Royal Air Force Museum London which celebrates and commemorates the Royal Air Force. The three new innovative galleries explore the first 100 years of the RAF, its role today and invites visitors to imagine its future contribution and technology. The rest of the site including their multi award-winning First World War in the Air Galleries, Historic Hangars and Bomber Command Hall are also open - offering a great day out to all. In the afternoon spend sometime in London before returning to the local area and home.