Best of Britain


What is a British traveler? A British traveler is a person that would like to see as much as possible while in England. From Windsor Castle to medieval York to the home of the Beatles’ Liverpool in as short amount of time as possible. Be ready to do just that and pick up some British travel gifts to take home. Enjoy the experience as you do some British travel center London with daily sightseeing included.

Highlights:

  • Reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 4th – 18th departures
  • Discover the rich history of Windsor and York on walking tours around these charming old towns
  • Visit the medieval Bamburgh Castle and enjoy views of the beach below
Best of Britain

Day 1: WINDSOR CASTLE
Tour begins 2:30 PM, Windsor hotel. Visit Windsor Castle, residence of The Queen and the largest inhabited castle in the world. In the evening, join your group for a welcome drink before dinner. Take an after-dinner walk around this compact and historic town with a local guide.
(D)


Day 2: BLENHEIM & YORK
Travel to Blenheim Palace, a monumental “country house” and home to the Dukes of Marlborough. Enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque Cotswolds, passing through quaint towns and villages nestled among the distinctive rolling hills and valleys. Travel on to York, a city founded by the Romans in the first century and a major wool trading center in the Middle Ages. (B, D)

LOndon Changing of the GuardDay 3: BAMBURGH CASTLE
Take a walking tour of York’s medieval street, including the Shambles, one of the city’s narrowest alleyways. Then tour the Gothic York Minster, renowned for its magnificent medieval stained glass windows. Visit Bamburgh Castle, an imposing medieval fortress that is one of the largest inhabited castles in Britain. This magical castle is set high on a rocky plateau affording wonderful views along the coast. Continue to your hotel near Edinburgh, Dalhousie Castle, and hear a piper play before a lively Scottish evening with dinner and entertainment. (B, D)

Scottish pipers

Day 4: GUIDED CITY TOUR & EDINBURGH CASTLE
Explore central Edinburgh, starting in the 200-year-old “New Town” with its planned streets and elegant Georgian houses. View Princes Street, the city’s premier shopping street and see the Royal Mile where medieval houses are clustered closely together. Tour the massive Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The afternoon is free for independent activities. OnAugust 4th – 18th departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. (B)

Day 5: LAKE DISTRICT & BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE
Travel through the Lake District, a region associated with Beatrix Potter who worked tirelessly for its preservation. Stop in the peaceful village of Grasmere where William Wordsworth penned some of his popular lines. Continue to Liverpool to visit the British Music Experience to see the exhibition dedicated to the history of popular music in Britain and admire the priceless collection of music memorabilia. After dinner head to the world-famous Cavern Club.(B, D)

Edinburgh CastleDay 6: TINTERN ABBEY & WELSH EVENING IN CARDIFF
Travel through scenic Shropshire, one of the most unspoiled parts of rural England. Stop in Ludlow, a town that can trace its origins back 900 years, to see the huge castle and quaint old black-and-white houses. Continue through the lovely Welsh countryside to visit the picturesque ruins of Tintern Abbey, founded in 1131 and dissolved in 1536 by order of King Henry VIII. Head to Cardiff and tour Cardiff Castle, before enjoying a Welsh evening of dinner and lively music and entertainment.(B, D)

Day 7: ROMAN BATHS & STONEHENGE
Take a walking tour of Cardiff to see the principal areas and buildings. Head to Bath for a visit to the Roman Baths and Pump Room, hot mineral-rich springs that have been popular since Roman times. Marvel at the prehistoric circle of vast monoliths of Stonehenge at Salisbury Plain and learn about the primitive building methods used to create such an enduring monument. In London, the evening is free for independent activities.(B)

Stonehenge tourDay 8: LONDON TOUR & TOWER OF LONDON
Set out on a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus with its statue of Eros, Nelson’s Column flanked by huge lions in Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Visit the mighty Tower of London to see the many fortresses, Beefeaters, ravens and the priceless Crown Jewels. The rest of the day is free for further exploring.n(B)

DAY 9: HOP ON HOP OFF TOUR OF LONDON (B)

Day 10: TOUR ENDS IN LONDON
Your tour ends after breakfast.(B)

Hotels: Superior First Class

Macdonald Windsor Hotel Windsor (1 night)
York Marriott York (1 night)
Dalhousie Castle Hotel Edinburgh (2 nights)
Hilton Hotel Liverpool Liverpool (1 night)
Clayton Hotel Cardiff (1 night)
Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel London (3 nights)

Tour Includes:

  • 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
    9 nights in hotels listed
    Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1

  • 9 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L) 3 dinners (D) including a Scottish evening at Dalhousie Castle in Edinburgh and a festive Welsh banquet at Cardiff Castle.


    Walking tours of Windsor and York
    Tours of Edinburgh, Cardiff and London
    London open-top bus tour
    Reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 4th – 18th departures
    Visits and admissions to Windsor Castle, Shakespeare’s Birthplace, York Minster, Edinburgh Castle, Old Blacksmith’s Shop at Gretna Green, The Beatles Story, Tintern Abbey, Cardiff Castle, Roman Baths & Pump Room, Stonehenge 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

Price per person sharing a twin or triple room. ONLY ONE TRIPLE ROOM IS AVAILABLE PER DEPARTURE - BOOK EARLY. Save 10% per person on coach land tour prices if you are 8 & under 17 and traveling with at least one full fare paying passenger. Airfare is available from many cities. Just ask.

Best of Britain
2020
10 Days
START END PRICE  
SundayApr 12 TuesdayApr 21 $3,449 Small Group
SundayApr 19 TuesdayApr 28 $2,949  
SundayMay 3 TuesdayMay 12 $2,999 Guaranteed
SundayMay 10 TuesdayMay 19 $3,499 Small Group
SundayMay 24 TuesdayJun 2 $3,149 Guaranteed
SundayJun 14 TuesdayJun 23 $3,199 Guaranteed
SundayJun 28 TuesdayJul 7 $3,199  
SundayAug 2 TuesdayAug 11 $3,349 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
SundayAug 9 TuesdayAug 18 $3,349 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
SundayAug 16 TuesdayAug 25 $3,349 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
SundayAug 23 TuesdaySep 1 $3,349 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
SundayAug 30 TuesdaySep 8 $3,699 Small Group
SundaySep 20 TuesdaySep 29 $3,199  
SundayOct 4 TuesdayOct 13 $3,049  
SundayOct 11 TuesdayOct 20 $3,549 Small Group
SundayOct 25 TuesdayNov 3 $2,699  
Single Supplement $1,050

 

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