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Taste of Britain

London

"Taste of Britain" Escorted Tour
8 days from $ 1,075 pp

Day 1

Depart USA Overnight flight to London.

Day 2

Arrive London (2nights) After checking into your Trafalgar hotel, the rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 3

London sightseeing & at leisure There are many major sights included on today's morning sightseeing tour. (Continental breakfast)

Day 4
London - Stratford - Coventry - Darlington Greetings from our Tour Director as we make our way through the Chiltern Hills to Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare. From here we continue to Coventry, to see both the old and new Cathedrals. Later an afternoon arrival in Viking York takes us on a walking tour to view the imposing Minster and stroll along the 'Shambles'. Next on to Darlington where we meet for a welcome drink with our Tour Director and fellow travelling companions before dinner at our hotel. (Continental breakfast/ Dinner)

Day 5
Darlington - Jedburgh - Edinburgh After breakfast this morning we head further north where we stop for photos at Hadrian's Roman Wall on our drive through Northumberland National Park to the Scottish border at Carter Bar. Here we admire breathtaking views before crossing the Borderlands and seeing the ruins of Jedburgh Abbey. Then we continue on to Edinburgh where we have some free time before a sightseeing tour which includes a visit to Edinburgh castle and views of Holyrood House. Why not try some traditional Scottish cuisine tonight? (Full English breakfast)

Day 6
Edinburgh - Lake District - Liverpool - Chester Area Today we drive through the Southern Uplands to the area known as the 'Devils Beef Tub' past Moffat to Gretna Green, where traditionally eloping couples married against their parents wishes. We cross the border into England and drive along the lakes and valleys of the English Lake District to Grasmere. Then along the shores of Windermere, through pastures reminiscent of Wordsworth's poetry, we reach Liverpool, where orientation shows us the City Hall, the modern Cathedral and Albert Dock. From here we make our way to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay. (Full English breakfast/ Dinner)

Day 7
Chester Area - Wedgwood - London After breakfast, our day starts with an orientation tour of Chester which highlights the Cathedral, Tudor buildings and the arcaded 'Rows'. Next our journey takes us on to the Wedgwood Pottery Centre where we'll see the art of porcelain manufacture. There's time here to pick up some bargains in fine china, before we make our way back to London! (Full English breakfast)

Day 8
London - USA After breakfast, time to bid farewell to new-found friends and Britain on your return flight to America. (Continental breakfast)


Rates in US$ per person
(double occupancy)

Departures

Rate

March: 24-31

April: 07-14-21-28
May: 01-05-08-10-12-15-19-22-26-29

June: 02-05-09-12-16-19-23-26-30

July: 07-10-14-17-21-24-28-31

August: 04-07-11-14-18-21-25-28

September: 01-04-08-11-15-18-22-25-29

October: 02-06-09-16-23-30

November: 06-13

December: 15-26

$ 1,075

Supplements & Reductions

Single Room Supplement

$ 240

Triple Room Reduction

$ 25

Young Traveler Reduction (5-17 years)

5%

Extensions Available on Request!



The Tour Includes

  • Deluxe motorcoach with air conditioning

  • 4 Star Hotels in all cities

  • Meals as indicated in the program

  • Multilingual tour escort during tour

  • Sightseeing and excursions mentioned in the program with local guide

  • Arrival and departure transfers from/to the airport

Not Included

  • Air Fare

  • Airport taxes for the Air & Land package

  • Tips, beverages and extra services

  • Everything not mentioned in the program.

First Class Hotels

  • London: Chelsea Village Hotels

  • Darlington: Blackwell Grange

  • Edinburgh: Novotel/Apex European/Holiday Inn

  • Liverpool: Moat House

  • London: Chelsea Village Hotels


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