9 Days - Tour Dates: October 9 - 17, 2024
Day 1 - Wednesday, 10/9/2024 - Fly to Scotland
Home Pick-up and overnight flight to Scotland.
Day 2 - Thursday, 10/10/2024 - Arrive in Edinburgh
Arrive in Edinburgh and meet your Tour Manager. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers. - Dinner
Day 3 - Friday, 10/11/2024 - Edinburgh / Free Time
Today enjoy an Edinburgh City Tour. See the Palace of Holyrood House, Princess Street, and the Royal Mile. Visit iconic Edinburgh Castle, home of the Scottish Crown Jewels. Edinburgh’s Castle rock has been a stronghold for over 3,000 years. Then enjoy ‘The Scotch Whiskey Experience’, located on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. This interactive and fun filled tour ends with a sampling of the national drink. The remainder of the day is at leisure. - Breakfast
Day 4 - Saturday, 10/12/2024 - To York
Head south to York, founded in AD 71 and rich in Roman, Saxon, and Viking history. Enjoy a stroll through the medieval city and the famous Shambles, a quaint, narrow street that appears almost as it did during the Middle Ages. Visit the magnificent 13th c. York Minster, one of the finest medieval cathedrals in all of Europe. Later check into your hotel in Leeds or York. Enjoy an included dinner this evening. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 5 - Sunday, 10/13/2024 - Stratford-upon-Avon
Journey south through Yorkshire and arrive in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Visit Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Shakespeare’s Birthplace, possibly the most famous and most visited literary landmark in Britain. Later arrive in historic port city of Bristol for a 2-night stay. Bristol sits at the mouth of the Avon River and the city center docks have been regenerated as a center of heritage and culture. - Breakfast
Day 6 - Monday, 10/14/2024 - Cardiff, Wales
Today travel to Cardiff, capital city of Wales, separated from England by the Cambrian Mountains. Enjoy a Cardiff City Tour to see the National Museum and Gallery, Millennium Stadium & Cardiff Bay. Visit Cardiff Castle, whose construction is the combination of Roman fort, classic Norman fortress “Motte and Bailey“ and Gothic-Victorian restoration. - Breakfast
Day 7 - Tuesday, 10/15/2024 - Bath / Stonehenge
Travel to nearby Bath to visit the Roman Baths Museum to see the elaborate spas fed by the only naturally occurring hot springs in the United Kingdom. Next travel to the historic city of Salisbury to visit the magnificent Salisbury Cathedral dating back to 1220, the epitome of early English architecture. Continue to Stonehenge, the best known and most studied megalithic structure in the world. Later arrive in one of the world’s finest cities, London, capital of the United Kingdom. - Breakfast
Day 8 - Wednesday, 10/16/2024 - London
After breakfast enjoy a London City Tour to see famous landmarks such as Kensington Palace, the Tower of London, Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square, the Houses of Parliament, and Big Ben beside the River Thames. Also see Westminster Abbey and the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if held*). The afternoon is at leisure to explore London on your own. Maybe shop at famous Harrods, visit a museum or a local pub. Tonight enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 9 - Thursday, 10/17/2024 - Fly Home
Transfer to the airport filled with wonderful memories of your England, Scotland & Wales Tour.
*Note: The Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace is not held every day. If it is not available, a stop will be made at the Palace. - Breakfast
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