Melton Mowbray will be the place for chocolate lovers in November 2020 when the annual ChocFest event returns to the town. ChocFest offers tastings, talks and of course the chance to purchase as much as you can carry. After your chocolate fix we spend time in the city of Nottingham, known for its role in the Robin Hood legend.
Detailed Overview

Hotel

3* Mercure Nottingham Sherwood, Nottingham

Mercure Nottingham Sherwood is less than three kilometres from Nottingham city centre, conveniently close to all the area has to offer. As well as being in the perfect location for sightseeing, shopping and dining in the area.

• Hotel has a Lift •  Free Wi-Fi  •  Restaurant • Bar • Indoor Swimming pool •  Games room •  Fitness Centre • Hot tub •  Jacuzzi • Sauna • Spa and Wellness Centre •Tea and coffee making facilities • Telephone • TV • Safe • Hairdryer • Complimentary Toiletries • Iron and ironing board • Air conditioning and Heating in rooms • Safety Deposit Box • Wake-up service • Work desk with lamp • All rooms have a shower only (with small step)

Price Includes

  • 3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

  • 3-course dinner menu with 3 choices per course

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • Full Cooked Breakfast

  • Robin Hood themed dinner

  • Afternoon Cream tea at the hotel

  • Quiz night one evening  

  • Entrance to the Melton Mowbray Chocolate Festival

  • Porterage

Tour Itinerary
Day 1

We make our way to our hotel The Mercure Nottingham Sherwood, were a cup of tea/coffee will be waiting for us. There will be time to settle into our rooms and explore the hotels facility's before dinner is served.

Day 2

Melton Mowbray Chocolate Festival
This morning we travel to the historic market town of Melton Mowbray, famous for its pork pie and speciality cheeses, it is also, home to the UK's most popular chocolate festival, The Chocfest! You can find chocolate in every flavour and form, yes even as a pork pie! Talks, demonstrations, sampling and of course the chance to buy all chocolate related offerings from Chocolate cakes, pies, crepes, brownies, tarts, liqueurs, doughnuts, macarons, desserts, marshmallows and biscuits will all be on offer.

Day 3

Nottingham
We spend the morning at leisure in Nottingham, the coach will drop us in the city centre close to the Robin Hood Statue. From here you can explore on foot sites and attractions such as the Lace Market, Nottingham Castle, Museum & Art Gallery, St Mary's Church, The National Justice Museum, and the Old Market Square which sits in the centre of Nottingham's shopping streets and is home to a statue of another of its famous resident Brian Clough. We return back to the hotel in the afternoon for a cream tea.

Day 4

It's time to say farewell and head for home.

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