4 days

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M. R. James & the supernatural

East Anglia’s rich archaeological heritage exists alongside fables, legends and stories, exemplified by the ghost stories of M. R. James. As a Cambridge based archaeologist, medievalist and curator, James was born and bred in the region, and was privy to its odd corners and folklore. This tour will introduce some of the world-class archaeological sites that are to be seen, together with a peep behind the curtain into pandemonium as we follow James’ fiction between monuments.

Tour highlights:

  • Explore the Neolithic flint mines at Grime’s Graves
  • Listen to the haunting classic ghost stories in atmospheric surroundings
  • Investigate Sutton Hoo, the burial place of kings and Britain’s richest archaeological find
  • Visit the reconstructed Saxon village at West Stow – a chance to sit in a Saxon Hall

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£1,235

Deposit: £500 Single supplement: £250

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • Self-drive options
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Oliver Gilkes

Andante Guide Lecturer

Oliver is an experienced archaeologist who currently works for Andante Travels in the archaeology department, designing and leading new tours all over the world.

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Kings College Chapel, Cambridge
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Offer Availability
29 November 2021 AMRJ211129 29 November 2021 (Monday) 2 December 2021 (Thursday) Oliver Gilkes £1,235
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£500 £250 Call for availability
6 December 2021 AMRJ211206 6 December 2021 (Monday) 9 December 2021 (Thursday) Oliver Gilkes £1,235
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12 December 2022 AMRJ221212 12 December 2022 (Monday) 15 December 2022 (Thursday) Oliver Gilkes £1,295
(ex. flights)
£500 £275 £1,195
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