Elegance of England – 11 Days / 10 Nights

 

Itinerary

Day 1 - London

Upon your arrival to London Gatwick Airport, meet your driver for your transfer to your hotel in central London. Check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in London.

Day 2 - London

Today after enjoying your breakfast hop aboard the Big Bus at Hyde Park, Piccadilly Circus or any of the other stops on the route and grab a comfortable seat. Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own itinerary and pace with the structure of strategically placed stops and informative on board commentary from a professional guide. With your Premium pass, hop on and off the double-decker bus at any of the route’s many locations, or stay on board for a relaxing ride through buzzing London. Overnight in London.

Day 3 - London

Enjoy the morning at your leisure.

In the evening you will enjoy the famous musical “Come from Away” at the Phoenix Theatre. This award-winning musical arrives in the West End following critical acclaim on Broadway. It is the moving musical that brings to life the true stories of the 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that brought them in. With tensions running high, uneasiness transforms into music that soars through the night, and life-long friendships are created. With musical numbers including “Welcome to the Rock”, “Me and the Sky” and “Something’s Missing”, this Drama Desk Award-winning production is created by Irene Sankoff and David Hein and is directed by Tony Award-winner Christopher Ashley. A thrilling, emotive and uplifting new musical. Overnight in London.

Day 4 - London

This morning you will meet your driver at your hotel. You will then start the day with a drive to Ancient Wessex, into the chalk hills that surround Stonehenge. Arriving at this prehistoric site just as it opens, we enjoy a fully guided visit to the stone circle and a chance to look in at the visitor centre. Here we visit the hot springs and the remains of the 2,000-year-old baths. See the Roman Temple and walk along the original Roman pavement. Enjoy lunch in one of the elegant tea rooms and try a famous Sally Lunn bread bun. We then visit the 18th century crescents and squares of the Georgian city. Our final stop is Windsor with its majestic castle, the oldest and largest continuously occupied castle in the world and favourite home of our present Queen. Overnight in London.

Day 5 - London to Oxford

This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to London Marylebone Station using a local taxi.

Train travel from London to Oxford.

Upon your arrival at the Oxford Rail Station, make your own way to your hotel in Oxford. Check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Oxford.

Day 6 - Oxford

Today you will have the chance to admire the best-known and hidden villages of England’s Cotswolds on this full-day small-group tour from Oxford. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan with a driver-guide, stop to explore villages such as Great Tew, Stow-on-the-Wold, and the hamlets of the Windrush valley. On route, enjoy lunch in Burford, stroll around Bourton-on-the-Water, visit the village and 15th-century ruins of Minster Lovell. Overnight in Oxford.

Day 7 - Oxford to York

This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to the Oxford Rail Station.

Train travel from Oxford to York.

Upon your arrival to York Rail Station, make your own way to your hotel in York. Check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in York.

Day 9 - York

Enjoy a day at your leisure. Overnight in York.

Day 10 - York to Manchester

This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel and store your luggage with the hotel concierge. Enjoy the morning at your leisure.

This afternoon collect your luggage and transfer to the York Rail Station using a local taxi.

Train Travel from York to Manchester.

Upon your arrival to the Manchester Airport Rail Station, make your own way to your hotel in Manchester. Check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure by the Manchester Airport. Overnight in Manchester.

Day 11 - Manchester Departure

This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel and use the hotel’s complimentary shuttle to transfer to the Manchester Airport for your departure flight.

This concludes your trip to England! Wishing you safe travels!

Pricing

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