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Check into your 4 star hotel at leisure on your first day. The Cumberland has a musical history and is guaranteed to start your time with us in style. Enjoy the world famous stores of Oxford Street & Regent Street located right on your doorstep.

Early evening: An optional opportunity to meet your friendly representative in the lobby for a chance to ask any questions you may have about your upcoming adventure!

Meal: No Meal

Your adventure begins with an exciting introduction to our capital city! Your amazing guide will bring the stories, myths and legends of the thrilling ‘two cities’ of London to your life on panoramic tour. Our luxury coaches allow you to travel in comfort with large panoramic windows and we will be stopping along the way to feel the city as well as see it. Enjoy the historic Changing of the Guard ceremony* – a celebratory display of pageantry guaranteed to stir the emotions.

You’ve arrived at… The Tower of London! This awe inspiring fortress is an incredible survivor of a different era. Step inside and feel the atmosphere of bristling political intrigue and imprisonment all around you. See the brand new display of the world famous Crown Jewels following the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and The Queen Consort. As well as a guided introduction you will have time to explore and relax independently.

Following free time for lunch, you will board the best cruise in the capital with London’s river experts. See London from the relaxing vantage point of the Thames as you enjoy world famous landmarks and gain fascinating insights with live guided commentary.

Your first day concludes with an absolute ‘wow’ as you take to the skies upon the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel – The London Eye. Your constantly changing 360 degree view will take you 135 metres above the city as you see all of London spread out before you.

Enjoy your evening at leisure: continue exploring the sights or head back to The Cumberland to relax.

Meal: Breakfast

As we head into historic England the first stop on the way is one of the wonders of the world. Stonehenge is a true symbol of Britain and a must see for any visitor. Our tour allows you time to not only visit the Monument but enjoy the world class visitor centre, café and gift shop on site. Explore the many theories as to how the monoliths came to be and take that all important picture to send back home to your loved ones.

Your afternoon and evening are spent amidst the stunning Georgian architecture of Bath. On arrival enjoy some free time for lunch. In the afternoon you can either enjoy your time at leisure or join a fascinating walking tour with your Guide. One of the most picturesque parts of the country, Bath has many highlights from Pulteney Bridge, the Holburne Museum (a ‘Bridgerton’ filming location) and Sydney Gardens.

Check into The Indigo Hotel Bath located right in the heart of the City and enjoy your evening at leisure. Bath has numerous restaurants to choose from with an option for all appetites.

Meal: Breakfast

Following a delicious breakfast, enjoy a comfortable coach ride to the charming market town of Ludlow. Positioned in the Shropshire hills, Ludlow has an incredible past. Its market centre is crowned by an impressive castle and dotted with unique shops and charming cafes. Enjoy free time for lunch at your leisure and walk the winding streets down to the impressive wide river that flows through its centre.

As you travel on through Shropshire enjoy one of England’s official areas of natural beauty, before arriving at stunning Chester. Visit this beautiful city known for its most complete Roman walls, amphitheatre, clock tower and vast array of half-timbered buildings, dating from the 15th century.

Your day will conclude with check-in at The Quay Hotel & Spa. Relax, unwind and enjoy outstanding views of Conwy Castle across the estuary from the bar and restaurant.

Evening: We have planned a delicious three course Welsh dinner to mark your arrival in style. Following dinner the rest of your evening is at leisure.

Meal: Breakfast and Dinner

Wake up in beautiful North Wales! Following a delicious breakfast and check out from your hotel we take a relaxing drive to the edge of the Menai Strait on the Anglesey Coast. At Halen Mon you will visit an award-winning Saltcote and Visitor Centre, and one of Wales most innovative food businesses. Take a tour of the refinery with a member of the team to see the process behind creating Wales’s unique sea salt flakes and sample its varieties.

A short drive away lies Caernarfon Castle, the investiture site of Prince Charles - now His Majesty King Charles III – and the pre-eminent Castle of Wales. It boasts an incredible military museum spread across two of its dominating towers. Don’t miss the imposing statute of Prime Minister Lloyd George standing defiantly outside the Castle walls. You can enjoy some free time to grab a light lunch or save your appetite for the numerous eateries of Betws-y-Coed – a stunning village, nestled in the dramatic mountains of Snowdonia.

Our day concludes on arrival into the maritime city of Liverpool, world renowned for its musical heritage and once one of the busiest seaports in the world. You will check into your 4 star hotel, located right in the heart of city and enjoy a relaxing evening at leisure.

Meal: Breakfast

Enjoy full day in the music capital of the world & birthplace of the most successful band of all time, The Beatles. Relax on a panoramic tour and see the beautiful Liverbirds clock towers, Albert Dock and get an all-important photo with The Beatles iconic statue.

See John Lennon’s childhood home** before continuing around the corner to your incredible lunch stop. Once a Salvation Army home that inspired one of The Beatles biggest hits, Strawberry Field has been transformed into a world-class visitor attraction with a unique, interactive exhibition set in stunning gardens. Enjoy an included lunch of Liverpool ‘Scouse’ (traditional lamb casserole #) and a delicious desert.

We return to the heart of the city to ensure you have free time to enjoy all it offers. Why not take a Ferry ‘Cross The Mersey, visit the free Maritime Museum or soak up the fantastic shopping? The choice is yours.

Your evening is yours to enjoy at leisure from your centrally located hotel in Liverpool.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Enjoy a comfortable panoramic ride up to the stunning Lake District. At Haverthwaite step back in time as you continue your journey on an enchanting steam train from the 1950’s. Following a gentle ride to Lakeside your steam train will come to its rest right next to peaceful Lake Windermere.

Stepping on to your modern ferry, you will glide effortlessly across the water as you relax in one of the most photogenic landscapes of Britain. We disembark in the town of Bowness-on-Windermere where the views across the lake and up to the mountains are some of the finest you will see. You will have free time in Bowness for lunch and to explore its many winding streets with unique shops and places to relax.

As we continue on towards Scotland, we take a break at Gretna Green and the famous Blacksmith’s Shop that stands at the heart of the village. For over 265 years it was the location where couples would elope from England and Wales to get married. Learn more about this fascinating story, where it all took place.

On arrival into Glasgow you will check into the AC Marriott hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure.

Meal: Breakfast

Your morning begins with a brief walk from your hotel to the incredible National Piping Centre. You will be greeted at the door by a Piper in full costume, playing a traditional Scottish melody. Experience the unique Bagpipes museum before an experience guaranteed to be a highlight of your trip! Learn how to play the bagpipes with an expert instructor and see what interesting melodies you can make… phones at the ready!

The stunning views of Scotland’s Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park are the backdrop for our onward adventure. We take our free time for lunch in the picturesque village of Aberfoyle. See the amazing technique of the local shepherds in rounding up sheep in a tradition that goes back hundreds of years.

No visit to Scotland would be complete without sampling the ‘Water of Life’ at a traditional distillery. Your tour will see you learning how whisky is produced before enjoying up to three ‘drams’ of the finest single malt varieties. You will have the opportunity to visit the gift shop at the distillery.

The conclusion of your day sees your arrival into Scotland’s hilly capital of Edinburgh - one of the most walkable cities in the world. Your evening is yours to enjoy at leisure from your centrally located hotel.

Meal: Breakfast

A beautiful, relaxed day awaits as you enjoy the best of Edinburgh. Take a walking tour through the Royal Mile before arriving at Edinburgh Castle where you will enjoy a full, relaxed visit. Highlights include the One O’Clock Gun that has been signifying the correct time for over 160 years, St. Margaret’s Chapel – dating back to the 12th Century – the oldest Crown Jewels in the British Isles & stunning views from Castle Rock.

Following your visit to Edinburgh Castle, the rest of your day and evening in Edinburgh is yours to enjoy at leisure. Check out the free Scottish National Gallery, walk along Victoria Street – Diagon Alley brought to life – visit one of the wide ranging whisky shops to choose your perfect bottle, or enjoy the Botanic Gardens located only 1 mile from the city centre.

Meal: Breakfast

Option A: Your tour finishes following a delicious breakfast and check-out from your Edinburgh hotel. We wish you a smooth onward journey and we hope to welcome you back on your next trip to Britain.

Meal: Breakfast

Inclusions
  • Travel on a luxury motorcoach with WC on board
  • 9 nights’ hotel accommodation (4*)
  • 9 x Breakfast
  • 1 x Liverpudlian Lunch at Strawberry Field
  • 1 x Welsh Dinner in Conwy
  • Services of an expert Tour Director
  • First-Class rail ticket from Edinburgh to London (if option chosen)
  • Panoramic tour of London
  • Entry to The Tower of London
  • Cruise along the River Thames
  • Fly the London Eye (Standard Ticket)
  • Entry to Stonehenge
  • Walking tour of Bath
  • Private tour of Halen Mon sea salt distillery & tasting
  • Entry to Caernarfon Castle, Wales
  • Panoramic tour of Liverpool
  • Entry to Strawberry Field
  • Steam train ride from Haverthwaite to Lakeside
  • Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Private tour of the National Piping Centre, Glasgow
  • Private tour of a Scottish whisky distillery with tasting
  • Walking tour of Edinburgh
  • Entry to Edinburgh Castle, Scotland
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (discretionary)
  • Transfers before or after your tour
  • Lunch & dinner except where stated
Notes

HIGHLIGHTS
Step inside London’s most infamous fortress at the Tower of London
See the capital from 135 metres high on The London Eye
Unearth the iconic and mysterious site of Stonehenge
Experience the Georgian architecture of beautiful Bath
Enjoy a 3 course Welsh Dinner with stunning views of Conwy
Uncover a beautiful sea salt refinery in Wales
Relax in the fresh air of dramatic Snowdonia
Discover Strawberry Field – the magical garden escape of John Lennon, with a 2-course lunch
Step back in time on a steam train ride through the Lake District
Take a breath-taking cruise across Lake Windermere
Learn how to play the Bagpipes in Glasgow’s most famous school
Taste a dram or two of whisky in one of Scotland’s celebrated distilleries
Witness majestic Edinburgh Castle, home to Scotland’s Crown Jewels

Hotels (either as listed or of a property of a similar standard will be provided)
London - The Cumberland
Bath - Hotel Indigo Bath
Conwy - The Quay Hotel & Spa
Liverpool - Hard Day’s Night Hotel
Glasgow - AC Hotel by Marriott Glasgow
Edinburgh - Doubletree by Edinburgh Hilton City Centre

Tour Operates
Tour starts: At leisure on Day One with check-in (from 3pm) to The Cumberland Hotel, 6 Bryanston Street, London W1H 7DL.
Tour finishes: Day Ten based on taking Option A or Option B
Option A: Concludes after breakfast and check-out (11am) from your Edinburgh hotel.

Notes:
*On days where there is no Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace we will visit Horse Guards Parade.
**We visit the exterior of 251 Menlove Avenue
# A vegetarian/vegan option of Butternut Squash curry is available as an alternative.

Program Touring / Guide

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Trip Highlights

London - Bath - Conwy - Liverpool - Glasgow - Edinburgh

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