From literary greats to kings, from stately homes to great mountains and lakes, from the dreamy spires of Oxford to the woollen mills and iron bridges of the Industrial Revolution, this small-group tour delves deep into the rich history and culture of Britain, exploring the spectacular scenery of England, Wales and Scotland on a journey along the scenic back roads.
- Small group tour - no more than 18 guests!
- Admire Oxford's 'dreamy spires' during a guided walking tour
- Learn about the wool industry during a visit to an 18th century woollen mill in the Cotswolds
- Indulge your sweet tooth with dinner at the world-famous 'Pudding Club'
- Explore the town of Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon *New for 2018!*
- Tour of the ancient Worcester Cathedral
- Visit the UNESCO-listed Ironbridge Gorge
- Delve into Welsh cuisine with a cookery demonstration and lunch
- Admire the outstanding natural beauty of Snowdonia National Park
- Chester walking tour
- Visit the Brontë Parsonage, home of the famous Brontë Sisters
- Explore ancient York
- Visit Castle Howard, one of England's finest stately homes
- Discover the literary heritage and beauty of the Lake District, visiting the former homes of Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth
- Cruise on Lake Windermere
- Travel along Hadrian's Wall and visit the Roman Birdoswald Fort
- Dig into a traditional Scottish Dinner
- Stroll through the walled gardens of Abbotsford House, former home of Sir Walter Scott
- Visit the mysterious Rosslyn Chapel
- Nine nights' accommodation in boutique hotels, with daily breakfast
- One lunch and five dinners
- Services of a tour leader and local guides
- Luxury mini-coach transportation
- Tours, excursions and activities, as described
- Day One - London, Oxford, and the Cotswolds,
- Day Two - Stratford-upon-Avon, *NEW! For 2018!*
- Day Three - Worcester, Ironbridge, and Denbighshire
- Day Four - Denbighshire and Snowdonia National Park
- Days Five and Five - Chester, Haworth, and York
- Days Seven and Eight - Lake District
- Days Nine and Ten - Scottish Borders, and Edinburgh
Various dates available
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