London & Cotswolds Deluxe – 8 Day Tour

8 Days/ 7 Nights From $2195 per person.

From the bright lights of London to the rolling hills and pasturelands of the Cotswolds, where ivy covered inns and honey-colored stone cottages abound, this is a tour you and your family will cherish.

Stay in wonderfully charming country houses and hotels, each with its own distinct character. See magnificent sights and take your time as you meander through these wonderful English towns and villages.

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Please keep in mind that we can customize a tour to your particular needs. Perfect for families, small groups and couples traveling together. For groups of four or more we highly recommend a private driver/guide with private transport.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in London

Arrive at either Heathrow or Gatwick Airport in London and transfer to the Montcalm Hotel for a 2-night stay. Tour the sights of London; Buckingham Palace, St James Palace, lovely St. James Park and Westminster Bridge. See the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.

Day 2: London

Today you may want to take a boat trip from Charing Cross Pier to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. See the famous Beefeaters distillery and view the Crown Jewels. Continue to St. Paul’s Cathedral, modeled on St. Peter’s in Rome.

Day 3: Cotwolds

Pick up your rental car (or meet your driver guide) and drive to the Cotswolds. The village greens, cottage gardens, antique shops, churches and quaint country pubs are truly characteristic of the Gloucestershire area. Enjoy at 2-night stay at the Cotswolds House.

Day 4: Stratford on Avon

Today, drive to Stratford-on-Avon, Shakespeare’s birth-place, visiting en route lovely Hidcote Manor gardens, near Mickleton. In Stratford, take the local tour, and see Shakespeare’s birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s cottage, Mary Arden’s House, Holy Trinity Church and of course, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Plenty of options for traditional afternoon tea & scones!

Day 5: Cotwolds & Bath

This morning, visit Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, the Slaughters, the Roman villa at Yanworth, Bibury and Cirencester. Castle Combe & Lacock vie for the title of the prettiest village in England. Stay 2-nights at the luxurious Bath Priory Hotel

Day 6: Bath

Enjoy the day in Bath, a renowned spa town with a mix of both Roman and Georgian architecture. Visit the Roman Baths, the Royal Crescent and stroll through Priory Park.

Day 7: Stonehenge & Windsor

Today Visit Stonehenge, dating back to between 3000 and 1000 B.C. Pre-history addicts will want to visit Avebury, in some ways more spectacular than Stonehenge! Drive to Windsor and Eton, perhaps visiting Winchester and Romsey Abbey en route. Visit Windsor Castle, St. George’s Chapel and nearby Eton College. Enjoy a night at the Christopher Wren Hotel, Windsor.

Day 8: Depart England

After breakfast, drive to your depature airport in London. Transfer to either Heathrow or Gatwick Airport, return your rental car, and board your flight home.

Inclusions:

  • 7-Nights Accommodation in Luxury Hotels and Country Houses.
  • Full English breakfast daily
  • Customised itinerary upon approval. *Driver guide option available.
  • Rental Car including unlimited mileage, tax and insurance
  • Touring Map of Britain
  • Services of our offices in the UK while travelling.

Pricing:

$2195 per person. Call 1-800-832-1848 for more details.

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