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6 Day Scenic England

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6 Day Scenic England

Your Trip starts on day one in London to Historic Stonehenge, Salisbury and Exeter where you stay overnight. Your second day you travel to Plymouth, Polperro and stay over in Bideford, next its onto Bath and Stratford-Upon-Avon where tonight's stop is. Fourth day takes you to Chester and Liverpool where your stay will be. Leaving Liverpool its onto York and stay over in Harrogate and the final day you travel to Cambridge then back to London.

Our adventure map

 

Day by day  

First day from London to Stonehenge, Salisbury and Exeter

This morning visit the ancient, mysterious Stonehenge, site of prehistoric pagan worship. Then travel to Salisbury and visit Salisbury Cathedral to see the Magna Carta which was signed in 1215 by King John and the barons of Medieval England. 2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the founding of this important document. Later, enjoy a Welcome Reception in a traditional English pub before arriving at your hotel.

Hotel:        Buckerell Lodge Exeter

Second day its Plymouth, Polperro then Bideford

Enjoy an orientation of Plymouth to see the Hoe and Mayflower Steps where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail. Why not take an optional cruise around famous Plymouth harbour before arriving in Polperro, a picturesque fishing village with its old cottages and narrow streets. This evening relax in the ancient seaport of Bideford. Dine tonight at your hotel.

Hotel:        Durrant House Bideford

Third day visit Bath and Stratford-upon-avon

Visit the world famous Roman Baths, a magnificent temple built around Britain's only hot springs. After a scenic drive through the Cotswold countryside, enjoy a visit to Shakespeare's birthplace and Visitor Centre and see Anne Hathaway's cottage.

Hotel:        The Falcon

Fourth day its onto Chester and Liverpool

See the ancient city walls, famous Tudor ‘Rows' and fascinating Roman ruins in Chester on your orientation walk of the town. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the life of the local Town Crier – an esteemed position which dates back to medieval times. Later arrive in the exciting and friendly city of Liverpool.

Hotel:      Jurys Inn Liverpool

Fifth day Travel to York then Harrogate

Travel across the scenic landscape of the Pennines with views of rolling hills and moorland. Arrive in York and see the famous Minster and walk along the 'Shambles'. Enjoy a memorable Be My Guest dining experience before relaxing at your hotel in the spa town of Harrogate.

Hotel:        Holiday Inn Harrogate

Sixth day see Cambridge and return to London

See the magnificent architecture of King's College Chapel in the prestigious university city of Cambridge. Enjoy free time for lunch and a walk to the River Cam to see the famous Cambridge ‘backs'. Arrive in London in the early evening at the end of your scenic holiday.

Whats included

Sightseeing Highlights

Orientations of Plymouth, Bath, Chester, Liverpool, York and Cambridge

See the Mayflower Steps where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail

View Tintagel Castle in Cornwall, Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage, York Minster and Kings College Cambridge

Visit the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and the Magna Carta, picturesque Polperro, the ancient seaport of Bideford, the Roman Baths in Bath and Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon

Dining

5 full breakfasts, 2 dinners (including Welcome Reception and three course dinner), 1 lunch (Be My Guest).

Be My Guest

Enjoy a hearty meal at a Manor House in the Yorkshire countryside.

Cultural Insights

Meet the official Town Crier of Chester and hear about the history of this traditional role which dates from medieval times.

Optional Extras

Plymouth Harbour Cruise

Relax on a boat trip round the harbour of one of England's most famous seaports. As your skipper commentates, you'll see the Mayflower steps, where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail for America, and ships sailed for Australia, New Zealand and Newfoundland and enjoy panoramic vistas of Plymouth Hoe. We'll also enter the Royal Navy Dockyard where you'll see some of the modern vessels of the Royal Navy.

Visit To The Royal Shakespeare Company And Dinner

Take a private front-of-house tour of the famous Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, followed by an opportunity to visit the Viewing Tower for a scenic surprise. Later, you'll dine in the theatre restaurant, with a drink, in the company of your traveling companions and Travel Director.

North Wales Excursion

Our excursion to Wales takes us to Llangollen, the home of the International Music Eisteddfod. Here you'll see wonderful sights including the River Dee and the Victorian railway station. You'll also travel through the Valley of the Cross and up to the Horseshoe Pass, to enjoy views of the Welsh hills.

Sightseeing in Liverpool

With A Local Specialist, Come along on a guided tour of Liverpool. From its glorious maritime past to its famous cultural present, you'll discover the two magnificently different cathedrals, see Mathew Street, birthplace of The Beatles, and admire the Mersey Sound.

Punting On The Cam

Enjoy a famous guided punt tour of the River Cam. As you pass Cambridge University, you'll see the famous King's College Chapel, the Mathematical Bridge and the Wren Library at Trinity College.

 Where you stay

All hotels included in your tour package are hand-picked, of an outstanding standard and far better value than if booked individually. Our valued travel partners who organise these tours also own the Red Carnation Hotel Group and where possible Red Carnation Hotels are used and please see our link for further details.

Travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom
  • Hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities
  • Pick-up and drop-off if you stay at the recommended London hotel
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your trip
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included
  • The services of a Local Host if you stay at recommended London hotel
  • Airport Transfers

Guarantees, Bonds and Awards

  • This tour is run by our outstanding travel partners who are multi-award winning Globe Best Tour operator in the world 2013, 2014 and 2015.
  • Tours are fully bonded, protected and guaranteed and you pay the operator directly when booking.
  • ABTA, IATA and ATOL protected
  • Part of the Trade Right Foundation

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