Best of Britain

From Windsor Castle to medieval York to the home of the Beatles’ Liverpool in as short amount of time as possible. Be ready to do just that and pick up some British travel gifts to take home. Enjoy the experience as you do some British travel center London with daily sightseeing included.


  • Reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August departures
  • Discover the rich history of Windsor and York on walking tours around these charming old towns
  • Visit the medieval Bamburgh Castle and enjoy views of the beach below
Best of Britain

Day 1Windsor Castle, Walking Tour & Welcome Drink
Your tour departs at 2:00 PM from your Windsor hotel. Visit Windsor Castle, residence of the King and the largest inhabited castle in the world. Take a walk around this compact and historic town with your tour director. In the evening, join your group for a welcome drink; you are then free to dine independently.
Day 2Blenheim Palace & Cotswolds Drive
Travel to Blenheim Palace, a monumental country house and home to the Dukes of Marlborough. Enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque Cotswolds, passing through quaint towns and villages nestled in distinctive rolling hills and valleys. Travel on to York, a city founded by the Romans in the first century and a major wool trading center in the Middle Ages. (B, D)
Day 3York Walking Tour, York Minster & Bamburgh Castle
Take a walking tour of York’s medieval streets, including the Shambles, one of the city’s narrowest alleyways. Tour Gothic York Minster, renowned for its magnificent medieval stained glass windows. Visit Bamburgh Castle, an imposing medieval fortress that is one of the largest inhabited castles in Britain. This magical castle is set high on a rocky plateau affording wonderful views along the coast. Continue to your hotel in Edinburgh, where you will enjoy an evening free to dine independently. (B)

LOndon Changing of the GuardDay 4Edinburgh City Tour, Edinburgh Castle & Scottish Evening*
Explore central Edinburgh starting in the 200-year-old “New Town” with its planned streets and elegant Georgian houses. View Princes Street, the city’s premier shopping street, and see the Royal Mile, where medieval houses are clustered closely together. Tour the imposing Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The afternoon is free to explore on your own. Enjoy a lively Scottish evening with dinner and entertainment. August 4 – 18 departures experience the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. (B, D*)
Day 5Lake District & Liverpool
Travel through the Lake District, a region that inspired the famed children’s author Beatrix Potter. Stop in the village of Grasmere to visit the Grasmere Gingerbread Shop. Enjoy a talk and tasting of this traditional spicy-sweet treat, first made 165 years ago. Head to Liverpool, a city that once dominated global trade and is now better known as the home of the Beatles. Take a short walking tour of the docks before some free time for dinner. Meet your group again to experience live music at the world-famous Cavern Club, where the Fab Four got their start. NOTE: April 7 departure will not visit Liverpool, but will instead experience a walking tour of Chester and overnight at the Doubletree Chester.(B)

Scottish pipers

Day 6Ludlow, Tintern Abbey & Cardiff Castle
Travel through scenic Shropshire, one of the most unspoiled parts of rural England. Stop in Ludlow, a quintessentially English town, to see the castle and quaint old black-and-white houses. Continue through the lovely Welsh countryside to visit the picturesque ruins of Tintern Abbey. Head to Cardiff and tour the splendid Cardiff Castle, which was magnificently restored in the Victorian era. Dine at your hotel. (B, D)
Day 7Cardiff Panoramic Tour, Roman Baths & Stonehenge
Take a panoramic drive around Cardiff with a brief walk to see the principal areas and buildings. Head to Bath for a visit to the Roman Baths, hot mineral-rich springs that have been popular since ancient Roman times. Continue on to the prehistoric circle of vast monoliths of Stonehenge at Salisbury Plain and learn about the primitive building methods used to create such an enduring monument. Arrive in London and savor dinner with your group at your hotel. (B, D)

Edinburgh Castle

Day 8London Tour, Tower of London & Independent Sightseeing
Set out on a panoramic tour of central London with a local guide to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus with its statue of Eros, Nelson’s Column flanked by huge lions in Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Visit the mighty Tower of London to see the many fortresses, ravens, Beefeaters in their distinctive uniforms, and the priceless Crown Jewels. The rest of the day and evening is free for further exploring. (B)
Day 9Independent London Sightseeing
Take in a day of independent sightseeing in London as you tour by Hop-On, Hop-Off bus. Choose from two routes to see the iconic sights as you please, at your own pace: Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral, Covent Garden and more await you. (B)

Stonehenge tour

Day 10Tour Ends in London

Your tour ends after breakfast. (B) B: Breakfast; D: Dinner *Meal counts vary on Tattoo departures, as the Scottish Evening is replaced with the Tattoo and an independent dinner.

Hotels: Superior First Class or similar

Macdonald Windsor Hotel Windsor (1 night)
York Marriott York (1 night)
Dalhousie Castle Hotel Edinburgh (2 nights)
Hilton Hotel Liverpool Liverpool (1 night)
Clayton Hotel Cardiff (1 night)
Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel London (3 nights)

Tour Includes:

    When we book your flights together with a coach tour, we include complimentary group transfers on the starting and ending date of tours at times specified on each itinerary-a $30 per person fee applies to land only bookings.
  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
    Professional tour director
    9 nights in hotels listed
    Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1

  • 9 breakfasts (B), and many other meals

    Sightseeing as shown.
    Headsets for walking tours
    Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
    All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
    Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies

Price per person sharing a twin or triple room. ONLY ONE TRIPLE ROOM IS AVAILABLE PER DEPARTURE - BOOK EARLY. Save 10% per person on coach land tour prices if you are 8 & under 17 and traveling with at least one full fare paying passenger. Airfare is available from many cities. Just ask.

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