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2-8 Days London, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Manchester, Stonehenge Europe Flexible Winter Tour from Edinburgh in English Tour Code: 343-18839

From USD$86
Tue
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
English
2-8 1-7
Visit London (Big Ben, River Thames, Tower Bridge), Cambridge, Manchester, Stratford-Upon-Avon, York, Bicester, Lake District National Park, Gretna Green.
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/person)
    Single $135
    Double $86
    3rd Person
    Child
    (Age 2-11)
    $76
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Pricing Policy

  • Price listed is per day per person.
  • Currency: All prices are shown in U.S. dollars (USD) except admission and meal fees which are paid upon arrival.
  • Lodging: Max 2 adults and 1 child are allowed in one room.
  • Child fare: 2 - 11 years old share a room with two adults (no bed). No charge for infants under 2 years old.
  • Pre-Post Accommodation(Same as Tour): Available only on the day before (one night) or after the tour(one night). $60 per person per night (twin share basis), there is no charge for child share a room with two adults. $120 per night applies for Single Room.
  • Airport transfers (pick up / drop off): Available in Paris (CDG/ORY), Amsterdam (AMS), Frankfurt (FRA), Rome (CIA), Vienna(VIE), Prague(PRG), Budapest(BUD), London(LHR), London (LGW), Manchester(MAN), Madrid(MAD), Barcelona(BCN), Lisbon(LIS). Airport transfer available between 7am and 10pm, $50 each way per person (minimum 2 people). The transfer service needs to be placed at least 15 business days in advance.
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Day 1: Edinburgh-Glasgow(67 km)

After meeting up at the Waverley Railway Station in Edinburgh in the afternoon, we will continue to Glasgow, where we will spend the night.
Standard Hotel: 3* hotel in Glasgow or city nearby

Day 2: Glasgow-Gretna Green-Lake District National Park-Manchester(396 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, You can choose our optional to join boat cruise of Lake Windermere, or hop off to the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction. From then onwards we are driving to Manchester, where we can visit Old Trafford, the stadium that is home to Manchester United.
  • Gretna Green, UNITED KINGDOM

    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.

    Windermere

    Windermere
    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.

    Windermere Cruise

    Take this relaxing cruise on the Windermere, where you will see magnificent views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and the many wooded islands.

    Admission (Optional): Adult GBP40; Child GBP40; Visit Windermere by Cruise & Train+|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

    The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
    This low-key amusement park for children can be found in the Lake District National Park in the north of England. It is based off the works of children's author Beatrix Potter, who wrote Peter Rabbit and other beloved stories.
  • Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM

    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.

    Old Trafford

    Old Trafford
    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: Holiday Inn Express Manchester Airport/Niu Loom Hotel or similar

Day 3: Manchester-Stratford-Upon-Avon-Bicester-Swindon(271 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, UNITED KINGDOM
    Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon District.

    Shakespeare's Birthplace

    Shakespeare's Birthplace
    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 GBP18; Child (3-17 yrs) GBP12

  • 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.

    Bicester Village

    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: Swindon or city nearby minimum 3* hotel

Day 4: Swindon-Bibury-Bath-Swindon(123 km)

Departure in the morning to Bibury, the group can take a stroll through this small village, take pictures, every angle is like a beautiful oil painting. Then we continue to the ancient city of Bath, home to the Roman baths. The Royal Crescent, which represents the Georgian architectural style. Visit Jane Austen's house, and spend a leisurely afternoon on the banks of the Avon River with an elegant and delicious English afternoon tea.
  • Bibury, UNITED KINGDOM

    The most beautiful village in England, , every angle is like a beautiful oil painting.
  • Bath, UNITED KINGDOM

    Bath, UNITED KINGDOM
    Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.

    Roman Baths

    The Roman Baths is an exceptionally well-preserved bathhouse built around a natural hotspring in antiquity. The first bathhouse there was built in about 890 BC (before Roman rule), though the current building dates to about 65 AD.

    Admission (Optional): Adult GBP18; Child (Under 18 yrs) GBP12

    Royal Crescent

    This row of 30 terraced houses in Bath, England forms a semicircle and was designed by John Wood the Younger between 1767 and 1774. It is regarded as one of the best examples of Georgian architecture.

    Avon River

    This river in the southwest of England is the 19th longest in the country. The name "Avon" derives from the Welsh word for "river," meaning that the literal name for the River Avon is the "River River."
Standard Hotel: Swindon or city nearby minimum 3* hotel

Day 5: Swindon-Salisbury-Windsor-London(312 km)

In the morning, we depart to Stonehenge. It is the cultural relic of the world's prehistoric era and the first United Nations World Heritage site in the UK. An unsolved mystery in the archaeological world that attracts 1 million people globally to visit every year. After the tour, we head to Windsor Castle. Windsor Castle is one of the largest and oldest castles in the world. It is also the official residence of the Queen. Inside the house, you can glimpse 900 years of British history. St George's Chapel, which represents Gothic architecture in the castle, is where Prince Harry and Meghan held their Royal Marriage Ceremony. Off to London.
  • Salisbury, UNITED KINGDOM

    This cathedral city in Wiltshere, England is best known for its large, historic cathedral, which is most famous for housing the Magna Carta, a critical document in English history.

    Stonehenge

    This world-famous prehistoric monument dates to between 3000 and 2000 BC. It is a UNESCO National Historic Site and one of the most recognizable icons of Britain in the world. It is thought to have been a burial site.

    Admission (Optional): Adult GBP22; Child (5-18 yrs) GBP13

  • Windsor, UNITED KINGDOM

    Windsor, UNITED KINGDOM
    Windsor is a town in southeast England. It is well known because of the Windsor Castle, which is one of the official residences of the British Royal Family.

    Windsor Castle

    Windsor Castle
    Windsor Castle is known both for its impressive architectural feats as well as for being one of the main residence of the British royal family. Its was built in the 11th century AD after the Norman invasion of Britain.

    Admission (Optional): Adult GBP24; Child (5-17 yrs) GBP13

    St. George's Chapel

    St George's Chapel is the official royal chapel at Windsor Castle, the principal residence of the monarch. It has been both the site of many famous royal weddings as well as the burials of significant historic figures.
Standard Hotel: Ibis London Excel Docklands/Holiday Inn London – Brentford Lock

Day 6: London

After breakfast, we will take a walking tour through London, visiting Big Ben, the House of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, 10 Downing Street, Whitehall, St. James Park, Buckingham Palace, and the River Thames. In the afternoon, we will visit the famous British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral, if we have time. We will also be able to see great views of the Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. We will have many entertainment options available to us in the evening.
  • London, UNITED KINGDOM

    London, UNITED KINGDOM
    The capital city of both England and the United Kingdom has been a focal point of Western civilization for centuries. This amazing city in the British Isles is famous for places like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and Westminster Abbey.

    Big Ben

    Big Ben
    "Big Ben" is actually the name of the bell inside the clocktower located at the northern end of Westminster Palace. The tower itself is officially known as "Elizabeth Tower." It is one of England's most recognizable landmarks.

    Westminster Abbey

    Westminster Abbey
    This imposing Gothic church from the 10th century AD is one of the most famous buildings in the United Kingdom. It has played host to 16 royal weddings since its building, including that of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

    10 Downing Street

    10 Downing Street
    Also known by the Brits as "Number 10," this building is the headquarters of the executive branch of the British government and the official residence of the Prime Minister.

    St. James's Park

    This park in London spans 23 hectares in the southernmost portion of the St. James area. It is bounded by Buckingham Palace to the West, providing incredible vies of the royal residence.

    Buckingham Palace

    Buckingham Palace
    One of the most famous palaces of the British monarchy, Buckingham Palace dates back to 1705. In addition to serving as a museum and art gallery, it has been the main residence of the royal family since 1837.

    Parliament Square

    Parliament Square
    This large open area outside London's Palace of Westminster is one of London's main tourist spots. In addition to a grassy park with trees, it contains many monuments to famous historical figures such as Winston Churchill and Abraham Lincoln.

    River Thames

    River Thames
    The longest river in England and second-longest in the UK, the River Thames is a staple of London. Many of the cities most famous landmarks either sit on it, such as the Tower of London, or cross over it.

    Thames River Cruise

    The River Thames is iconic, a symbol of the city that it cuts through. Now you can take a cruise on the waters of the river and see some of the most iconic locations in London.

    Admission (Optional): Adult GBP15

    British Museum

    British Museum
    This large museum complex is dedicated to human history and culture. The building is designed in a Greek revival style. It was established all the way back in 1753, and holds departments for each major civilization in human history.

    St. Paul's Cathedral

    St. Paul's Cathedral
    Sitting atop the highest point in London, this cathedral is woven deeply into the national identity of England. Figures such as Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher are buried here, and Princess Diana's wedding took place here, among many other occasions.

    Tower Bridge

    Tower Bridge
    This iconic bridge is a symbol of London. The two arms at its top are walkways that have been converted into a small museum. Here, guests can see the original steam engines that once powered the lifting of the bridge.

    Tower of London

    Tower of London
    Dating back nearly a millennia, this historic castle on the shores of the Thames in London has served many important functions throughout history. Today, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a museum that is open to the public.
Standard Hotel: Ibis London Excel Docklands or Holiday Inn London - Brentford Lock

Day 7: London-Cambridge-York(293 km)

It is time to visit the nation's acclaimed educational institution: Cambridge University. The University of Cambridge, a majestic old group of buildings including King’s College and Queens College, set among the most rural of bridges. You continue your journey to York, a true medieval melting pot of Roman, Saxon and Viking culture. The city is mostly intact from the Middle Ages and shows the rustic side of Britain. You visit York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe. Then you will step up onto York city walls, dating back to Roman times. For those keen to discover little grass-roots shops, there will be time to wander around.
  • Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM

    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.

    Kings College

    Kings College
    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.

    University of Cambridge

    A collegiate public research university in Cambridge founded in 1209. It is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's fourth-oldest surviving university.

    Bridge of Sighs

    Bridge of Sighs
    The Bridge of Sighs in Cambridge is a covered bridge at St John's College, Cambridge University. It was built in 1831 and crosses the River Cam between the college's Third Court and New Court.

    Mathematical Bridge

    Mathematical Bridge
    Its official name is simply the Wooden Bridge, located in Cambridge, United Kingdom. It bridges the River Cam about one hundred feet northwest of Silver Street Bridge and connects two parts of Queens' College. It is a Grade II listed building.
  • York, UNITED KINGDOM

    A historic walled city in North Yorkshire, England. York Minster and a variety of cultural and sporting activities make it a popular tourist destination.

    York Minster

    York Minster
    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

    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.
Standard Hotel: Days Inn Wetherby/Holiday Inn Darlington - A1 Scotch Corner

Day 8: York-Edinburgh(258 km)

After leaving York, we will arrive in Edinburgh in the afternoon. Upon arrive, we will visit Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. After that, we will continue to City Hall and the Royal Parks. We will also get the chance to stop at the cafe where J.K. Rowling wrote much of the beloved Harry Potter series.
  • Edinburgh, UNITED KINGDOM

    Edinburgh, UNITED KINGDOM
    Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland, to the north of England in the United Kingdom. Learn about the area's proud history at the National Museum of Scotland, and tour the Royal Yacht Britannia and Arthur's Seat.

    Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh Castle
    This historic and famous castle sits atop the Castle Rock precipice in the city of Edinburgh. Human occupation of the area that is now the fortress dates back to the second century AD or possibly even earlier.

    Pls. book online in advance (advise booking time 13.00-14:00 ) booking info : edinburghcastle.scot/plan-your-visit/tickets

    Admission (Optional): Adult GBP20; Child (6-16 yrs) GBP12

    Holyrood Palace

    The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official Scottish residence of the royal family and has been since the 1500s. The structures on the palace ground dated back even further, to the founding of Hollyrood Abbey in 1128.

    The Elephant House

    The Elephant House
    This restaurant serves delicious, energizing gourmet tea and coffee. It has gained some fame for being the place where J.K. Rowling sat down to write a good portion of her beloved Harry Potter series.
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Edinburgh, UNITED KINGDOM 18 North Bridge, Edinburgh, EDH EH1 1BB (Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station- Edinburgh ) 5:00pm
  • Please arrive at the station at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure.
  • DROP OFF POINTS (Please noted that the drop off time is for reference only and may vary slightly due to traffic/ unforeseen circumstances. Please advise drop off information at "Return" area according to your travel duration and end date)
    Mon 17:00 Edinburgh Waverley Station
    Tue 18:30 Manchester China Town
    Wed can not leave the tour
    Thu can not leave the tour
    Fri 19:30 London St. Pancras Railway Station
    Sat 19:00 London St. Pancras Rail Station
    Sun 14:00 Cambridge University

Price Includes

  • Hotel: Twin share basis. For child aged 2 - 11 years old will be sharing a room with 2 adults.
    (Hotel information will be confirmed 24 hours prior departure.)
  • Transportation: Air Conditioned luxury coach and other transportation listed in itinerary.
  • Breakfast: Daily Continental breakfast including coffee or tea, juice, bread, jam. All others meals not listed are at your expense.
  • Guide: Professional English speaking tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour

Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child
    Bath
    Roman Baths (Optional) GBP18 GBP12 (Under 18 yrs)
    Edinburgh
    Edinburgh Castle (Optional) GBP20 GBP12 (6-16 yrs)
    Edinburgh Seafood Hotpot (Optional) GBP30 GBP30
    Lake District National Park
    Windermere Cruise (Optional) GBP40 GBP40
    London
    London by Night (Optional) GBP50 GBP50
    Thames River Cruise (Optional) GBP15 /
    Oxford
    Oxford City Tour (Optional) GBP35 GBP35
    Salisbury
    Stonehenge (Optional) GBP22 GBP13 (5-18 yrs)
    Stratford-Upon-Avon
    Shakespeare's Birthplace (Optional) GBP18 GBP12 (3-17 yrs)
    Windsor
    Windsor Castle (Optional) GBP24 GBP13 (5-17 yrs)
    • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
    • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • Lunch and Dinner charges (if applicable).
  • Travel insurance, visa fees
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  • A mandatory service fees for tour guide/bus driver (min. Euro 7 /day per person).
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  • City Entrance fee and Taxes

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