ENGLAND - SCOTLAND -WALES
Day 1, London
On arrival at London’s Heathrow Airport, you will be met by your driver and taken on a half day tour of London en route to your accommodation. View Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Piccadilly Circus and entry to the London Museum.
Day 2, to Stratford & York
Travel through the Cotswold Hills to Stratford-upon-Avon to visit Shakespeare’s birthplace and view Ann Hathaway’s cottage. Continue to Coventry for a brief tour and then York for a walking tour.
Day 3, to Durham & Edinburgh
First stop is the university city of Durham, which is dominated by its 11th century Norman Cathedral. Drive through the Northumberland National Park to see a section of Hadrian’s Wall. Cross the Scottish border at Carter Bar and take time to view ruins of Jedburgh Abbey before arriving in Edinburgh.
Day 4, tour Edinburgh
Morning tour includes: The Royal Mile, views of Holyrood House and Arthur’s seat, Princes Street, the Scottish Parliament and a visit to Edinburgh Castle.
Day 5, to Glasgow & Preston
This morning enjoy a short tour of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city. Continue south back into England stopping in Grasmere, home of the poet William Wordsworth.
Day 6, to Chester, Tintern & Bristol
First stop will be in Chester for a walking tour will take in the Roman Walls, the Cathedral and the black and white Tudor arcaded buildings known as the ‘Rows’. Continue into Wales and the Wye Valley to view the ruins of the 12th century Tintern Abbey.
Day 7, to Bath, Stonehenge & London
The beautiful city of Bath is our first stop this morning to enjoy the superb Georgian architecture and to make a visit to the Roman Baths. Continue across Salisbury Plain making a stop to visit the mysterious Stonehenge. Then on to Salisbury to view the Cathedral and its spire and finally through Wiltshire and Hampshire to London.
Day 8, London
Free day to explore and enjoy London
Day 9, to Australia
Transfer to airport for flight to Australia.
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