Brightly colored Union Jacks pave your way to an unforgettable journey through Britain, which kicks off in London. Visit 'The City' and admire the imposing dome of Christopher Wren's St. Pails and the Tower of London, or admire the pageantry of royal palaces, cathedrals and parks exploring the city on your own terms.
Day 2 : London Sightseeing
Join a Local Specialist today for a grand exploration of the vibrant British capital including such sights as Big Ben, the imposing Houses of Parliament on the banks of the Thames and Buckingham Palace, the official UK residence of the UK's sovereigns since 1837. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the old-world charm and modern sophistication that live effortlessly side-by-side in London. Full Breakfast
Day 3 : London – Stonehenge – Bath – Cardiff
This morning meet your Travel Director before embarking on a journey to discover what's "great" about Great Britain. We kick start our adventure in the cosmopolitan capital of London, heading west to the stone monoliths at Stonehenge whose centuries-old myths has yet to be fully revealed. The elegant Georgian architecture of Bath takes centre stage during our visit to this famous spa town where we'll see the Abbey and visit the Roman baths before crossing the Severn Estuary to Cardiff, capital of Wales. Delve into the proud culture and heritage of the Welsh as you embark on an orientation of the city to see the Millennium Stadium and the medieval Cardiff Castle in the heart of the city. Tonight, we celebrate the beginning of an epic adventure through Britain at a Welcome Reception with top pub nosh. Full Breakfast, Welcome Reception
Day 4 : Cardiff – Ludlow – Liverpool
The charming half-timbered Tudor houses of Ludlow feature today on our exploration of this market town with its medieval walls and historic castle. We meander north through the Shropshire Hills and lush green Cheshire landscapes to the bold British city of Liverpool, hometown of the 'Fib Four'. Saunter through its edgy Souse streets and perhaps visit The Cavern Club where The Beatles once played on your evening at leisure. Full Breakfast
Day 5 : Liverpool – Lake District – Gretna Green – Edinburgh
The enchanting views of Britain's Lake District provide a scenic backdrop for our leisurely drive north to Scotland - views that inspired the centuries-old writings of such literary greats as William Wordsworth, who d the village of Grasmere "the loveliest spot that man hath ever found". We stop at the runaway wedding capital that is Gretna Green where "Blacksmith Priests" would marry couples over the Marriage Anvil. Later, we arrive in enchanting Edinburgh - our home for the next two nights. If your visit coincides with the Edinburgh Festival, enjoy rousing performances at the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo in the city's striking castle grounds. Full Breakfast
Day 6 : Edinburgh Sightseeing
Ramble up the Royal Mile in the mesmerizing medieval city of Edinburgh where you'll join a Local Specialist on an included city sightseeing tour. Meander through the Old Town and view Arthur's Seat and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, for centuries the seat of the kings and queens of the Scots. Your choice of sightseeing could see you visit either Edinburgh's Camera Obscure or Edinburgh Castle. Spend the rest of the day exploring Auld Rookie’s charming cobblestone streets, medieval relics and elegant Georgian and Gothic façades on your own or join your Travel Director on an Optional Experience to visit the Royal Yacht Britannia. Soak up the irresistible charm of the city and consider attending a lively Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes this evening. Full Breakfast
Day 7 : Edinburgh – Hadrian’s Wall – York
Trace the northern frontier of the Roman Empire at Hadrian's Wall before crossing the River Tyne and venturing south to the ancient cathedral city of York, whose origins hark back to Roman times. Saunter along the famous Shambles and view York Minster, one of the greatest cathedrals in the world. This evening join a local family for hearty British hospitality and a home-cooked Be My Guest Farewell Dinner in their country home. Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 8 : York – Stratford-upon-Avon – London.
Delve into the fascinating story of Shakespeare's life at his Birthplace and Visitor Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon, and view Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage. We return to London this afternoon. Full Breakfast
Day 9 : Depart London
Say farewell to London today as you return home with magical memories. Full Breakfast
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