UK: Two thousand years of history
Day 1-3 London
Unlock 2000 years of history on the banks of the Thames in a cityscape that gets better with time. Watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace and find out why ravens are so important a sight at the Tower of London. Picnic in its Royal Parks, see a show in the colourful West End or scour the East End’s many markets for a bargain to take home. Don’t forget to ascend the Shard or ride the London Eye for a rooftop view of what’s probably the most fascinating city in the world.
Transfers to Bath 2h41m1h24m
Top Activities in London
- London Eye
- The Postal Museum
- Sherlock Holmes Museum
Awesome Restaurants in London
- Andina Shoreditch
- The Ledbury
Day 4-5 Bath
Visit a city where Roman hot springs meet elegant Georgian terraces to form one of the West Country’s most attractive tourist destinations. Taste Sally Lunn’s famous buns, visit Sulis Minerva’s temple and discover the world of author Jane Austen in the city that was once her home. It’s one of the UK’s charming cities and features some of its most interesting museums: the Museum of Fashion and the Herschel Museum of Astronomy being two of the best.
Transfers to The Cotswolds and Stratford-Upon-Avon 1h57m2h42m
Day 6-8 The Cotswolds and Stratford-Upon-Avon
Embrace your literary side and discover the place where Shakespeare was born. Visit the playwright’s family home, see one of his plays performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company, and prepare to fall in love with the rolling English countryside as you venture out into the Cotswolds, whose sandstone cottages make it one of the quaintest areas in England.
Transfers to North Wales 3h16m5h18m
Day 9-11 North Wales
Turn back time when you visit one of the many medieval castles and fortresses that dot the lush, rolling green countryside of North Wales. Across the border in England, it’s a stone’s throw to the timbered architecture of Chester and the Beatles’ legacy in Liverpool.
Transfers to Edinburgh 5h38m5h46m