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Tour code: BEHHBLE-1

Tour Inclusions

Highlights of Britain

  • 11 days
  • United Kingdom
  • Max 18 Passengers

Overview

Join us for a classic Back-Roads journey that delves deep into Britain’s fascinating history and culture. In England we’ll trace the footsteps of famous writers and poets, uncovering the scenic countryside that inspired their greatest works. While in North Wales and Scotland, our journey will take in evocative scenery and dramatic castles – immersing ourselves in age-old traditions as we go. Experience it all on this unforgettable 11-day journey.

Highlights of Britain Map
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

The Blue-Roads Difference

  • Discover Britain’s literary greats at the Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Farm and Rydal Mount – William Wordsworth’s family home
  • Explore some of Britain’s most spectacular regions including the Cotswolds, Snowdonia National Park, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District
  • Explore the medieval Shambles and Snickelways of York
  • Immerse yourself in the grandeur and opulence of Castle Howard

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - London

    An epicenter of rich history and innovation, London is where we’ll meet for the start of our incredible journey. Tonight, we’ll get to know one another over a delicious welcome dinner. Accommodation: Wellington Hotel by Blue Orchid (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - London – Oxford – Cotswolds

  • Day 3 - Cotswolds – Stratford-Upon-Avon – Cotswolds

  • Day 4 - Cotswolds – Worcester – Denbighshire

  • Day 5 - Denbighshire – Snowdonia National Park – Denbighshire

  • Day 6 - Denbighshire – Liverpool – York 

  • Day 7 - York

  • Day 8 - York – Castle Howard – Lake District

  • Day 9 - Lake District

  • Day 10 - Lake District – Scottish Borders

  • Day 11 - Scottish Borders – Abbotsford House – Rosslyn Chapel – Edinburgh 

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

10 nights in hand-picked accommodation

The Crew

Experienced Back-Roads Tour Leader and Driver

Transport

Premium mini-coach transportation

Reviews

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  • 20th July 2019
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    Tour was excellent, guide very knowledgeable and went out of this way to make sure we enjoyed ourselvesVery safe driver and I am sure he will be an asset to the Company.
  • 11th June 2019
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    Great and informative tour. Tour Guide knew her stuff and kept us interested
  • 10th June 2019
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    We did four tours with you, England west and east, Ireland and southern France. All were excellent and different and the staff on each tour were fantasic , both very attentive and knowledgable .
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