8 Day Great British Cities - Edinburgh, York and London


YorkWhy 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.

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 4th – August 18th departures.
  • See Yorkshire’s amazing scenery as you travel by vintage locomotive.

 

Great British cities

Day 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: GLAMIS CASTLE & ST ANDREWS
Tour Glamis Castle, the legendary setting of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” and childhood home of the Queen Mother. Cross the modern Tay Bridge to the medieval town of St Andrews, “the home of golf.” Enjoy a panoramic tour and free time exploring. Back in Edinburgh, head to a nearby pub for dinner.
(B, D)


Highland cowDay 4: ABBOTSFORD HOUSE & YORK MINSTER
Visit Abbotsford House, the former home of historical novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott. Continue to Hadrian's Wall which marks the northern edge of the mighty Roman Empire. In York, visit York Minster, famous for its stained glass windows. In the evening dine in a centuries-old pub and then take a light-hearted ghost tour.
(B, D)


Day 5: HISTORIC TRAIN RIDE & CASTLE HOWARD
Head to Pickering Station or Goathland Station, which served as “Hogsmeade” station in the Harry Potter series, and travel on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway by vintage locomotive. In Whitby, take a guided stroll around the picturesque harbor, winding streets, and quaint buildings. Tour the elaborate Castle Howard, an imposing 18th century mansion where “Brideshead Revisited” was filmed.
(B, D)


Day 6: SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE & LONDON
Travel to Stratford-upon-Avon and visit Shakespeare’s birthplace to enjoy an exhibition about his life and work. Drive through the scenic Cotswolds, renowned for picturesque villages built of honey-colored stone with charming gardens. Arrive in London where the evening is free.
(B)


York cathedralDay 7: TOWER OF LONDON & CITY SIGHTSEEING
Tour London to see some famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Visit the mighty Tower of London to see the fortresses, Beefeaters in elaborate uniforms, and the dazzling Crown Jewels. The afternoon and evening are free exploring and dining.
(B)


Day 8:  TOUR ENDS IN LONDON
Your tour ends after breakfast.(B)

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
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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
  • 7 nights in hotels listed
    • 7 breakfasts (B) and 4 dinners (D) including a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh and dinner at a historic pub in York.
    • Castle Howard
    • North Yorkshire Steam Vintage Train
    • Glamis Castle
    • Shakespeare’s Birthplace
    • St Andrews
    • Tower of London
    • York Minster
    • Edinburgh Castle
    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
  • Norton House Edinburgh (3 nights)
  • York Marriott York (2 nights)
  • Doubletree by Hilton - West End London (3 nights)
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