British Landscapes featuring Highclere Castle

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Start:England
Finish:Wales
Duration:0 Nights
Group size:10 - 45
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Medium, Activity Level 2
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Collette with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English

Overview

An adventure fit for a Shakespearean tale takes you from verdant hillsides to bustling cities, featuring a memorable visit to Highclere Castle, the set of Downton Abbey. Explore the ruins of a Roman Fort during a visit to Hadrian’s Wall. Enjoy medieval York and its historic Minster. See the Welsh landscape from above on a cruise atop of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (UNESCO). Walk in the footsteps of the Bard and enjoy dinner at Hall’s Croft, a 400-year-old Shakespeare family home. Personalize your tour with a choice of included excursions in Edinburgh and Oxford. See the quintessential sights of London with a local guide. Sleepy villages, grassy slopes, mountainside lakes, and cities built upon layers of history – these are the landscapes of Britain........read more
Highlights
  • See the quintessential sights of London with a local guide.
  • Explore the ruins of an ancient fort during a visit to Hadrian’s Wall.
  • Stand in awe before the iconic spires of Oxford.
  • Enjoy London’s culinary renaissance at a dinner highlighting contemporary British cuisine.
  • Tour Highclere Castle, the stunning set of <I>Downton Abbey</I>.
  • Attend a private dinner at Hall's Croft, a 400-year-old Shakespeare family home.
  • Behold the Crown Jewels of Scotland on a guided tour of Edinburgh Castle.
  • Explore Wales during a tour of Llangollen.
  • Discover the narrow Snickelway lanes of York.
Options
Edinburgh: A Scottish Night Out

Join us for a rollicking evening of tastes, sights and sounds that are classically Scottish. Feast on a banquet prepared from a selection of local recipes. Your taste buds will savor the true flavor and goodness of this distinctive country. Tonight will be filled with entertainment including Highland pipers and dancers, who deliver the very best in Scottish music, song and dance. A highlight of the evening is the Ceremony of the Haggis, and, of course, you may try this national dish. Be prepared for a Scottish night of food, fun and many fond memories! Duration approximately 3 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 15 passenger(s) is required to operate this option. This option is only offered from May-September. This option will not be offered on departures that include the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Price: £95


York: The Flavors of Yorkshire

Surround yourself in old-world ambiance and the fresh flavors of Yorkshire when dining in a family-owned alehouse located in the center of historic York. Begin by being treated to a tasting of five Yorkshire brews that includes a selection of ciders, lagers and ales. Then pick your favorite to enjoy with your homemade farm-to-table dinner. You’ll delight in the personal service as you are guided through the menu featuring a variety of seasonal local dishes including the region’s famous “Yorkshire pudding.” Take this opportunity to get to know Northern England’s budding farm-to-table movement showcased during this locally inspired dining experience. Duration approximately 3 hour(s). Transportation is not included A minimum of 8 passenger(s) is required to operate this option. We will walk to the restaurant which is located nearby your hotel. Depending on the location of your hotel, the walk is approximately ½ mile

Price: £65


Experiences
  • Behold the Crown Jewels of Scotland on a guided tour of Edinburgh Castle.
  • Discover the narrow Snickelway lanes of York.
  • Explore Wales during a tour of Llangollen.

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tour details

This tour is operated by Collette

Start:England
Finish:Wales
Duration:0 Nights
Group size:10 - 45
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Medium, Activity Level 2
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Collette with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English
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