Join us for a 10 day tour of Southern England and London.
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Join us for an unforgettable tour to Southern England.
Age range: 5-99 years old
(you must be able to walk on your own)
Max group size: 45
Travel style: Sightseeing, adventure, literary
Accommodation: 3 or 4 star hotel
Transportation: Private coach or train
7 June - 17 June 2020
Day 1: 7 June
Today you will arrive in London. After your airport transport to our central London hotel we will have our welcome meal at a local Indian restaurant.
Day 2: Enjoy a delicious breakfast at our hotel. We will hand out your hop-on hop off bus tickets and head to Westminster Abbey, Parliament, Trafalgar Square, British Museum, and Buckingham Palace. (EXTRA: You can book a show tonight at Shakespeare’s Globe theatre— Westminster and Buckingham palace will be visited from the outside; tickets can be purchased separately)
Day 3: We will have a morning visit to the Tower of London with a guided Yeoman tour. After our tour we will head over to the world famous Borough market for lunch. In the afternoon we will visit the Tate museum collection. (EXTRA: Tonight you can book a musical through our site)
Day 4: Today we will depart London and visit Oxford. We will have a morning tour of the famous Christchurch college. We will then have free time exploration or punting! (EXTRA: Boat rental for punting is available to book through us) In the late afternoon we will transfer to the Cotswolds.
Day 5: This morning we will hike between the breathtaking villages in the Cotswolds. We will have a late afternoon tea. THIS ACTIVITY INVOLVES WALKING.
Day 6: Today we will depart the Cotswolds and continue on to the town of Wells.
Day 7: Today we will have a day trip of Bath. Upon arriving in Bath we will have an outside walking tour and enter into the Roman bath house and Pump Room. The afternoon is free for exploration or visit to Jane Austen’s home (EXTRA: Those wishing to enter the Roman Baths can book this through our site i.e. entering the water)
Day 8: Today we will depart Wells and head to the picturesque gardens of Stourhead, filming location of Pride and Prejudice starring Kiera Knightly. After our visit to Stourhead we will drive through the village of Shaftesbury and then on to Stonehenge.
Day 9: Today we will visit Jane Austen’s Chawton House and her burial site in Winchester cathedral. After our visit to Winchester we will head to Highclere Castle, filming location of Downton Abbey . We will then transfer to London
Day 10: Today we will say good bye and return home or on to Ireland.
IMPORTANT: This is a trip for physically fit people who can walk 3-5 miles per day.
Group size: Minimum 20 people- Maximum 45
What this trip includes: THE TOTAL COST OF THIS TOUR IS $2250. Days 1-9 hotel accommodation in 4 star hotels, tour leader, activities per itinerary, breakfast days 2-10. One high tea, 1 arrival meal and 1 farewell meal, transfers between sites via train or private coach. Hop on hop off bus ticket for days 2-3 in London.