Edinburgh - Glasgow (67 km)
After meeting up at the Waverley Railway Station in Edinburgh in the afternoon, we will drive to Glasgow for the evening.
Standard Hotel: 3* hotel in Glasgow or city nearby
Glasgow - Gretna Green - Lake District - Manchester (441 km)
In the morning, we will drive to the Lake District. On the way, we will stop in Greta Green, a village in the south of Scotland famous for the number of runaway marriages that seek refuge here. Afterwards, we will reach the Lake District National Park before continuing to Manchester, where we can visit Old Trafford, the stadium that is home to Manchester United.
Gretna Green, UNITED KINGDOM
This Scottish village, right across the border from England, has grown quite a reputation for being a destination of runaway couples trying to get married. There are many lovely historical buildings in town.
Lake District National Park, UNITED KINGDOM
Usually simply known as the "Lake District," this park in the northernmost area of the United Kingdom is home to nearly one hundred lakes. Its beauty has made it a popular vacation spot with people across the country.
Located in Lake District National Park in the north of England, Windermere is the largest lake in the country. It is classified as a ribbon lake because it is long and narrow, resembling a finger.
Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM
Manchester is a major city in the northwest of England with a rich industrial heritage. It was the world's first industrialized city and is the second largest city in the United Kingdom.
This legendary football stadium is home to Manchester United F.C., one of the biggest and most successful teams in the sporting world. With a capacity of 75,635 attendees, it is the second-largest football stadium in the United Kingdom.
Standard Hotel: 3* hotel in Manchester or city nearby
Manchester - Stratford-upon-Avon - Bicester Village - London (297 km)
Today, we will embark on a breath-taking drive that will take us to Shakespeare's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon to see the cobble-stoned streets, drinking dens and old theaters. Later, we will go to Bicester Village, an outlet shopping center.
Stratford-Upon-Avon, UNITED KINGDOM
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon District.
Believed to be the birthplace and childhood home of playwright William Shakespeare, this 16th-century house and museum has been called, "a Mecca for all lovers of literature." Shakespeare would have lived here from 1564 until about 1574.
Admission (Optional): Adult GBP17.50; Child (3-17 yrs) GBP11.50
Bicester, UNITED KINGDOM
A town and civil parish in the Cherwell district of northeastern Oxfordshire in England.This historic market centre is one of the fastest growing towns in Oxfordshire.
This outlet shopping center to the northwest of London is home to several luxury stores, including Armani, Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein, Burberry, DKNY, Dior, Givenchy, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, and much more!
Standard Hotel: 3* hotel in London or city nearby
London - Cambridge - York - Edinburgh (356 km)
After breakfast, we will visit the University of Cambridge, one of England's most acclaimed educational institutions. Then, we will proceed to York, where we will see the York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe. We will also see the City Walls that date back to Roman times. Afterwards, we will travel to Edinburgh.
Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM
A university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, home to the world-renowned University of Cambridge, which was founded in 1209.
King's College is one of the schools that make up the University of Cambridge in England. It was founded in 1441, making it more than 550 years old. The amazing King's College Chapel is considered a Gothic masterpiece.
The main river that flows through the English city of Cambridge, this waterway flows 40 miles until it converges with the Great Ouse River. It is used for many recreational activities, such as canoeing and fishing.
York, UNITED KINGDOM
This church in York is the official cathedral of the city, and one of the largest of its kind in northern Europe. It is the seat of the Archbishop of York, the second-highest office in the Church of England.
York City Walls
The English city of York has been defended by walls since its earliest days as a Roman settlement. Today, visitors to the city can still see the significant portions of the medieval walls that still stand.