9 Day Great British Cities - Edinburgh, York and London


Why rush when visiting some of the most popular british travel sites, we spend 2 and 3 nights in each of these Great British Cities. Start your british travel journal and don’t forget to take plenty of pictures as we visit Shakespeare’s Stratford – upon –Avon, the quaint fishing port of Whitby and the “home of golf” St. Andrews.  Join the many british travel instagrammers and post your best shot. #pubsandmore

An escorted tour of Great Britain with just three stops - in major cities in England and Scotland. The capital of England - London and the capital of Scotland - Edinburgh, plus the medieval city of York.

Itinerary

Highland cowDay 1: Edinburgh & Scottish Evening
Land in Edinburgh. Transfer to your hotel and spend the day relaxing in your lovely manor house hotel on the outskirts of Edinburgh, the perfect time for your first entry into your british travel journals
 You may like to explore central Edinburgh a little on your own. At 6:30 pm meet your tour director and fellow travelers right in your hotel for a Scottish evening with dinner followed by a ceilidh, a traditional party with bagpipe music. (D)

Day 2: Edinburgh Castle & City Tour
Explore central Edinburgh to see the 200-year-old “New Town” with planned streets and elegant Georgian houses. View the Royal Mile with its narrow medieval houses and tour Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. On Aug 7 to 21 departures, experience the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. (B)

Day 3: Excursion to St Andrews
Travel to St Andrews, famously known as the “Home of Golf” and location of Scotland’s oldest university. Take a walking tour around the town and visit the picturesque ruins of St Andrews Castle and Cathedral. Spend free time browsing around the town and return to Edinburgh. (B)

Day 4: Scottish Borders & York
Drive south to Jedburgh for a look around and see the ruined Jedburgh Abbey. In York take a walking tour to appreciate narrow medieval streets, especially the Shambles. Visit York Minster, which is famous for its stained glass windows. In the evening dine in a centuries-old pub with plenty of atmosphere. (B, D)

Day 5: Historic Train Ride & Castle Howard
York cathedralTravel on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway by vintage locomotive. Stroll around the picturesque harbor, winding streets and quaint buildings of Whitby. Tour the elaborate chambers of Castle Howard, an imposing 18th century mansion where Evelyn Waugh’s celebrated novel, “Brideshead Revisited,” was filmed. (B, D)



Day 6: Shakespeare’s Birthplace & London
Travel south by highway to Stratford-upon-Avon and Shakespeare’s Birthplace in the center of the town, one of many british travel sites that is included. William Shakespeare was born in this house and lived here until he was old enough to marry and spend the first five years of family life here with his new wife, Anne Hathaway. Here you will discover the world that shaped the man as you look through an exhibition about his life and work. Today the house is furnished as it would have been when he lived and worked there. Drive through a part of the scenic Cotswolds region, renowned for picturesque villages built of honey-colored stone with charming gardens. Arrive in London where the evening is at leisure.(B)

Day 7: Tower of London & City Sightseeing
Take a panoramic London tour to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Visit the mighty Tower of London to see the many fortresses, Beefeaters and the Crown Jewels. The afternoon and evening are free. (B)

Day 8: London Open-Top Bus Tour
Today you may schedule London sightseeing on an open-top bus tour around famous landmarks. There are a number of different bus routes as well as a walking tour and a River Thames cruise. (B)

Day 9: Tour Ends in London
Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner


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B=Breakfast, CB=Continental Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Village Hotel Edinburgh Edinburgh (3 nights)
York Marriott York (2 nights)
Doubletree by Hilton - West End London (3 nights)

What's Included

  • GROUP AIRPORT TRANSFERS
    When we book your flights together with a coach tour, we include complimentary group transfers on the starting and ending date of tours at times specified on each itinerary-a $30 per person fee applies to land only bookings.
  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • 8 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 3 dinners (D) including
  • - Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
    - Historic Pub in York
    - 1 table d'hote dinner
  • Tours of Edinburgh and London
  • Walking tours of St Andrews, York and Whitby
  • Reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 7 to 21 departures
  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway vintage train ride
  • London open-top bus tour
  • Visits and admissions to Edinburgh Castle, St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Castle, York Minster, Castle Howard, Shakespeare’s Birthplace and Tower of London
  • Headsets for walking tours
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies


  • Superior First Class Hotels
  • Village Hotel Edinburgh Edinburgh (3 nights)
  • York Marriott York (2 nights)
  • Doubletree by Hilton - West End London (3 nights)


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