Stroll through the cobbled streets of Cambridge, enjoy a tour of the highlights of York city and view Hadrian’s Wall built by the Romans in 122AD enroute to Scotland. In Edinburgh you’ll enjoy a sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist before heading south through the Lake District with spectacular views of Lake Windermere. On your way back to London visit Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace.
View King’s College Chapel
View the Tudor architecture and the timbered buildings known as the ‘Rows’
Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes the famous Princes Street, the Royal Mile and views of the new Parliament building and the Castle
Visit the Lake District village of Grasmere, and view the grave of poet William Wordsworth
Visit Gretna Green, popular with eloping couples since 1754
View the remains of the Roman wall
Visit the home city of the Beatles
Visit the town of Shakespeare’s birth
View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles. See the city walls
Enjoy a scenic drive towards the university city of Cambridge. Explore the cobbled streets and see some of the world famous colleges. On arrival in York, your Travel Director will show you some of the highlights of this city on an orientation walk. View the magnificent Gothic Minster and see the famous street called the Shambles. Dine tonight in your hotel.
View Hadrian’s Wall, a defensive wall built by the Romans in 122 A.D. Cross the border into Bonnie Scotland and arrive in the capital city Edinburgh. The city sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes views of the Georgian New Town, Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Spend free time exploring on your own.
Heading south, stop at Gretna Green, where eloping couples married against their parents’ wishes. Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Windermere as you travel through the Lake District. Stop in the village of Grasmere where the poet, William Wordsworth, lived and wrote his most acclaimed poem, ‘The Daffodils’. This afternoon spend time exploring Liverpool, home city of the ‘Fab Four’ before checking into your hotel in nearby Haydock.
This morning visit Chester. View the Medieval Walls, the cathedral and the black and white timbered buildings known as the ‘Rows’. Visit Stratford-upon-Avon, the town synonymous with the famous playwright William Shakespeare. Later arrive in London, where your memorable holiday comes to an end.