The Classic Town and Country Tour

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Day 1: Meet and greet at London Heathrow Airport; plus option to visit Windsor Castle

Pass By: Heathrow Terminal 5, Longford, Hounslow TW6 2GA, UK
Meet and greet at London Heathrow Airport and transfer into London. Your guide will meet you inside the arrivals hall, assist with luggage and escort you to the vehicle. You are welcome to fly into the UK the day before and stay near Heathrow; we can arrange for an...
Itinerary

Day 1: Meet and greet at London Heathrow Airport; plus option to visit Windsor Castle

Pass By: Heathrow Terminal 5, Longford, Hounslow TW6 2GA, UK
Meet and greet at London Heathrow Airport and transfer into London. Your guide will meet you inside the arrivals hall, assist with luggage and escort you to the vehicle. You are welcome to fly into the UK the day before and stay near Heathrow; we can arrange for an extra night accommodation and private transfer on the morning of the 19th September.

You will have the option to visit Windsor Castle with your guide and arrive at your hotel at lunch time. Alternatively, head straight into London from Heathrow, please bear in-mind that you room may not be available until 2pm.

Windsor Castle is a working palace, weekend home to the Queen and the largest and oldest continuously inhabited castle in the world. Visit the opulent State Apartments and enjoy a personal guided tour of the magnificent St George’s Chapel, the last resting place Britain’s Kings and Queens. Learn more about the Tudor monarchs and connections to the tales of the “Game of Thrones” and “The Crown” Netflix TV drama. See the exquisitely constructed details of the one twelfth scale Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House. This gift and work of art for Queen Mary was displayed at the festival of Britain in 1924. LUNCH included at London Gastro pub. Welcome dinner included at 11 Cadogan Gardens – the Hans’ Bar & Grill offers an oasis of calm, nestled amongst the artisanal shops and food suppliers of picturesque Pavilion Road. It’s your new neighbourhood hang out for every occasion and the perfect addition to Pavilion Road’s foodie scene. Hans’ Bar & Grill offers an all-day seasonal menu, rooted in British produce and underpinned by Head Chef, Adam England’s classical cookery skills. The wine list which features over 180 wines with a focus on unique and quirky bottles from around the world. As well as our extensive wine list, we also have a list of classic cocktails that use British spirits.

Meals included:
• Dinner
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight: London – 11 Cadogan Gardens

Day 2: Royal City: Westminster Abbey, Churchill’s War Rooms, aristocratic shops and squares

Stop At: Churchill War Rooms, King Charles Street, Clive Steps Westminster, London SW1A 2AQ England
Walking tour with one tube ride. Private tour of Churchill’s War Rooms are where Sir Winston Churchill conducted operations during the London Blitz. Experience the sights and sounds of the wartime bunker that sheltered the Prime Minster and his team of government officials, secretaries and high ranking military personnel during the aerial bombing of London. See communication, map and meeting rooms left as if the war ended only yesterday.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Westminster Abbey, 20 Dean's Yard Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3PA England
Enjoy a private tour inside Westminster Abbey, famous for coronations and royal weddings. The abbey is one of Britain’s most important historic buildings, a royal church with tombs of kings and queens. The Abbey has become a special place of burial for the great and the good. See the coronation chair and the spectacular King Henry VII chapel.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fortnum & Mason, 181 Piccadilly, London W1A 1ER England
Stop for lunch at Fortnum’s and Mason, the elegant department store famous for its chocolate, cheese, wine and picnic baskets.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mayfair, London England
Stroll through aristocratic London is characterised by elegant squares, specialist shops and smart restaurants. Before large department stores ladies and gentlemen had a tailor, a hatter, shoe maker, cheesemonger, wine merchant and so on. These specialist stores can still be seen in the small streets of Mayfair and St James today.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Stop for lunch at Fortnum and Mason
Accommodation included: Overnight: London – 11 Cadogan Gardens

Day 3: The Old City of London: Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral and Roman ruins

Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England
Tour inside St Paul’s Cathedral and see the beautiful interior of the dome, one of the largest in the world. If you are feeling energetic, climb the 533 steps to the top of the dome for incredible views of London.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Tower of London, St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB England
Tour Tower of London, an ancient royal palace and castle. Individuals of significance were detained inside the Tower of London, including Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell, Princess Elizabeth and Guy Fawkes. See the Execution Site and meet the residential ravens which ‘patrol’ the grounds. See the collection of Crown Jewels on display inside the Tower of London, including the Imperial State Crown. Also on display is the Sovereign’s Sceptre with Cross, which contains the Cullinan diamond at 530.2 carat, also known as the Great Star of Africa.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight: London – 11 Cadogan Gardens

Day 4: Free day

Stop At: London, London, England
Free day to enjoy museums, parks and go for a stroll. Optional extra: Private guided tour of the British Museum and Bloomsbury area – ask for further details if required.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight: London – 11 Cadogan Gardens

Day 5: Stonehenge and Salisbury Cathedral

Stop At: Stonehenge, Amesbury SP4 7DE England
Head into the countryside and enjoy a private guided tour of the mysterious site of Stonehenge. This ancient temple was built around 5,000 years ago, making it older than the pyramids of Egypt. It was thought to be a place of healing, as well as an astronomical clock and a religious site. It's now classed as a World Heritage Site.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, 6 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EF England
Visit Salisbury Cathedral, (guided tour included) one of Europe’s great places of Christian worship, an architectural gem in its own right with a spectacular spire. See the Magna Carta and beautifully preserved stone frieze depicting scenes from the old-testament.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Royal Crescent, Royal Cresent, Bath BA1 1EE England
Dine in the delightful Dower House Restaurant and soak up the relaxed ambiance of this beautifully designed room overlooking our secluded gardens. The talented Executive Head Chef, David Campbell is passionate about using fresh, locally sourced produce to create a tantalising range of meals to take diners on an unforgettable culinary journey. Combining classic dishes with a unique contemporary twist – you just need to come hungry!
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
• Lunch: We stop at a countryside pub, enjoy local produce and hospitality.
Accommodation included: Overnight: Bath – Royal Crescent

Day 6: Stourhead Gardens, Romans Baths and rural villages

Stop At: The Roman Baths, Abbey Church Yard, Bath BA1 1LZ England
Take a stroll around the world heritage city of Bath with its grandiose Georgian architecture, boasting more listed buildings than London. The Circus and Royal Crescent represent Georgian architecture at its finest. Tour the ancient Roman Baths. Built over 2,000 years ago, the Romans harnessed the hot local springs and were able to engineer a magnificent complex of plunge pools, steam rooms and saunas. See Bath Abbey. The Gothic fan vault over the nave in the abbey is quite simply majestic. The great advantage of touring with us is we take scenic routes that are off-the-beatentrack and explore England’s country lanes, hamlets and lesser known villages.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Stourhead House and Garden, Stourhead High Street Near Mere, Warminster BA12 6QD England
Enjoy a casual lunch at Stourhead Gardens café. Considered to be one of England’s greatest gardens, Stourhead is one of the most remarkable landscaped gardens in Europe. The garden is a living work of art, perfect to see at any time of the year. See the dark and mysterious volcanic rock Grotto and come face to face with the river god.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Old Wardour Castle, Tisbury SP3 6RR England
Visit Old Wardour Castle, a real secret tucked away down a narrow series of country lanes, almost forgotten in time. Built in the 14th Century, the hexagonal castle was brought to ruin during the Civil War.
Your guide will take you around the castle rooms and up the circular stairs to see the panoramic landscape of Wiltshire. Wardour is truly magical, the perfect place for relaxation.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight: Bath – Royal Crescent

Day 7: Cotswolds Country

Stop At: Cotswolds, Cotswolds, England
Take a journey through England’s timeless countryside and visit the pretty villages surrounded by the Cotswold Hills. See traditional thatched cottages and delightful shops full of unusual and unique items. Stop at Chipping Campden, the perfect Cotswolds market town, with its old pubs, tea rooms and a quaint market hall. Bibury first earned its title of ‘the most beautiful village in England’ from the artist and craftsman, William Morris.
We stop at a traditional Cotswold country inn for a hearty lunch.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Hidcote Manor Garden, Hidcote Bartrim, Chipping Campden GL55 6LR England
During the afternoon you may wish to tour some of the quintessentially English gardens of the Cotswolds region.
Tour Hidcote Manor Gardens, one of England’s finest gardens, a complete dream set high in the Cotswold Hills. The herbaceous borders and chambers of hedges add to the theme and character of the garden - every corner turned brings a smile to the face. It's a garden to get lost in and enjoy the serenity of it all.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Lygon Arms Hotel, High St, Chipping Campden GL55 6HB, UK
Dinner at the hotel included: Dining at The Lygon Arms is a typical Cotswolds celebration of local food and drink. Each menu is carefully crafted using locally sourced, fresh produce. The grill offers a seasonal British menu that celebrates fantastic local ingredients in a relaxed yet imaginative way. The highest-quality produce is at the heart of all dishes and has stemmed from friendly and sustainable relationships with Cotswolds suppliers, farmers and artisans to produce a varied all day menu.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: The Lygon Arms offers a seasonal British menu using locally sourced produce, served in a relaxed yet imaginative way.
• Lunch: We stop at a traditional Cotswold country inn for a hearty lunch.
Accommodation included: Overnight: Cotswolds, Lygon Arms

Day 8: Blenheim Palace and Oxford

Stop At: Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Oxford is home to the oldest university in England. Oxford was home to C.S Lewis, JRR Tolkien and the birthplace of Stephen Hawking. Twenty-six British Prime Ministers were educated at Oxford University, along with many famous individuals such as Tim Berners Lee, computer scientist and inventor of the World Wide Web. Enjoy a walking tour with your guide and visit Christ Church College with its vaulted staircase and elegant Tudor dining hall, the inspiration for locations in the Harry Potter films.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PP England
Home to the Duke of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is a grand aristocratic home befitting the high status of a Dukedom. This Baroque masterpiece was built to impress; the long drive up to the great court provides splendid views of Capability Brown’s world famous landscaped grounds. Time-permitting, tour the magnificent state rooms. Walk around the formal gardens and stroll through the collection of Italian, secret, rose and pleasure gardens along with the water terraces.

Time permitting: We can stop at a traditional Cotswolds woollen mill, purchase high-end English made clothing and accessories.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight: Cotswolds, Lygon Arms

Day 9: Transfer to London Heathrow Airport

Pass By: Heathrow Terminal 5, Longford, Hounslow TW6 2GA, UK
After breakfast our vehicle will head back to London and Heathrow.

We can bolt on extended tours into Wales, Scotland, Northern England or the West Country. Please ask for itneraries and rates.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - The Roman Baths
  • Entry/Admission - Westminster Abbey
  • 7x Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Churchill War Rooms
  • Entry/Admission - Old Wardour Castle
  • 4x Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Stourhead House and Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Tower of London
  • Entry/Admission - St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Blenheim Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Stonehenge
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Hidcote Manor Garden
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 England


9:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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