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11 Day Tour – 480006

Day 1 London

  • Buckingham Palace
  • Tower of London
  • Westminster

Where to begin? London is not just the biggest and best tourist destination in the UK, it’s one of the best in the world too. Oozing history, culture, prestige, style, and everything else in between, this city should not be missed. Shop til you drop on Oxford street, stuff yourself silly with fish and chips, catch a West End show, get a glimpse of the Queen at Buckingham Palace, hear Big Ben chime at noon – the list is endless!

Stay at London Hilton Paddington or Similar:

http://www.exploringvacations.com/hilton-paddington-london/

Day 2 London

  • Buckingham Palace
  • Tower of London
  • Westminster

Where to begin? London is not just the biggest and best tourist destination in the UK, it’s one of the best in the world too. Oozing history, culture, prestige, style, and everything else in between, this city should not be missed. Shop til you drop on Oxford street, stuff yourself silly with fish and chips, catch a West End show, get a glimpse of the Queen at Buckingham Palace, hear Big Ben chime at noon – the list is endless!

Stay at London Hilton Paddington or Similar:

http://www.exploringvacations.com/hilton-paddington-london/

DAY 3 Oxford

  • Ashmolean Museum
  • Christ Church
  • Bodleian Library

Oxford is known the world over as the home of one of the best, universities in the world. Five minutes here is enough to enchant someone, and several days could easily be spent wandering around awe-struck by the beautiful architecture. Just some of the many worthy things you should add to your sightseeing list are the impressive Bodleian Library and fascinating Ashmolean Museum, and the stunning Christ Church and Magdalen Colleges, used as locations for several films, including Harry Potter.

Stay at Macdonald Randolph Hotel or Similar:

http://www.exploringvacations.com/macdonald-randolph-hotel-oxford/

DAY 4 Stratford-Upon-Avon

  • Shakespeare’s Birthplace
  • Anne Hathaway’s College
  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre

If you didn’t know already, you’ll find out within seconds of setting foot in Stratford-Upon-Avon – it’s the home of the Bard himself, William Shakespeare. Many of the buildings have been preserved since the playwright’s time, and the town centre looks almost exactly as it would have in medieval times. You can see Shakespeare’s humble birthplace, his muse Anne Hathaway’s cottage, and of course, watch a performance of one of his works at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

Stay at The Billesley Manor Hotel or Similar:

http://www.exploringvacations.com/billesley-manor-hotel-stratford-upon-avon/

Day 5 York

  • York Minster
  • Jorvik Viking Centre
  • York Dungeon

The Viking city of York is one of the most popular destinations in the UK outside of London, and for good reason. The daunting and dazzling York Minster is one of England’s biggest and finest cathedrals, the Jorvik Viking Centre lets you dive head first into medieval Viking life, and there’s a whole host of other activities to keep you busy for days. If you have time, check out York Dungeons, York Maze, Clifford’s Tower, York Castle Museum, and the National Railway Museum.

Stay at Monkbar Hotel or Similar:

http://www.exploringvacations.com/monkbar-hotel-york/

Day 6 Durham

 

DAY 7 Lake District

  • Beatrix Potter Museum
  • Windermere Lake cruise
  • St. Martin Parish Church

Windermere is the main tourist town for those exploring the South Lakes of the Lakes District. Windermere lake is the biggest in England, and offers plenty of opportunities for watersports, sailing, cruising, or just strolling by the banks. An essential activity is a lazy boat cruise on the lake, especially if the weather is working in your favour.

Stay at Cumbria Grand Hotel or Similar:

http://www.exploringvacations.com/cumbria-grand-hotel-lake-district/

DAY 8 Chester

  • The Groves
  • Grosvenor Park
  • Roman Walls

The historic and dazzling town of Chester dates back to Romano-British times, and is surrounded by ancient Roman walls. Its medieval town centre is little changed on the outside, and is sure to keep your camera clicking all day. One of the great military bases for the Romans, it also has an ancient amphitheatre and gardens. The winding riverside promenade of The Groves, the multitude of irresistible shops, and the sprawling Grosvenor Park are also must sees.

Stay at Brook Mollington Banastre Hotel & Spa or Similar:

http://www.exploringvacations.com/mollington-banastre-hotel-chester/

DAY 9 Bath

  • Roman Baths
  • Royal Crescent
  • Parade Gardens

The historical city of Bath dates from Roman times and is world famous for its hot springs; the only place in Britain where you can indulge in natural hot springs. As well as the many public baths and the original, 2,000 year old Roman Baths, there are also many exquisite examples of Georgian architecture – the sweeping Royal Crescent is unmissable. There are many leafy parks to lounge in once you’ve finished with the baths too.

Stay at Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel or Similar:

http://www.exploringvacations.com/macdonald-bath-spa-hotel-bath/

Day 10 Cornwall

  • Eden Project
  • South West Coast Path
  • St. Michael’s Mount

In the sunny south west corner of England lies Cornwall, a remote seaside region full of breathtaking scenery, historic towns, villages and buildings, and arguably the tastiest snack in the world; the meaty, peppery , potato-y Cornish pasty! Watch the waves crash along the South West Coast Path, which runs along the entire peninsula, see the spooky offshore fortress of St. Michael’s Mount, or examine some otherworldly exotic plants in the futuristic domes of the Eden Project.

Stay at Port Veor Manor Hotel or Similar:

http://www.exploringvacations.com/porth-veor-manor-hotel-cornwall/

Day 11 London

  • Buckingham Palace
  • Tower of London
  • Westminster

Where to begin? London is not just the biggest and best tourist destination in the UK, it’s one of the best in the world too. Oozing history, culture, prestige, style, and everything else in between, this city should not be missed. Shop til you drop on Oxford street, stuff yourself silly with fish and chips, catch a West End show, get a glimpse of the Queen at Buckingham Palace, hear Big Ben chime at noon – the list is endless!

Stay at London Hilton Paddington or Similar:

http://www.exploringvacations.com/hilton-paddington-london/

DAY 12 Departure



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