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Arrive London

This morning you arrive into London. Upon arrival make your way to the hotel and check in. The rest of the day is free for you to explore London. The metro is the best mode of transport. We recommend you buying the Oyster Card, which is available at any of the Underground metro stations. Later in the evening, imagine your favorite songs from the world's most famous musicals as the perfect accompaniment to the sights of London.

Overnight in London.

London

Wake up to breakfast this morning and it’s time for you to discover the city at your own pace by hopping aboard the Hop-on Hop-off bus. The 24 hour ticket allows you to see all of London's top sights and attractions in a day. Ride the open top double decker bus for one day, hopping on and off at over 50 stops on three different routes located conveniently close to famous landmarks and attractions. The Red route takes in the best of historic London from Hyde Park to Tower Bridge, via Big Ben, the London Eye and St. Paul's Cathedral. The Blue route also stops off at Harrods and London's best museums. The Green Link passes through Bloomsbury, passing the British Museum connecting passengers with St. Pancras and Euston stations. You can hop off the bus to explore as often as you wish, and rejoin the tour once you're ready. Enjoy a daily free walking tour (departing every day at 11am from Trafalgar Square) allowing you to marvel at the majesty and history of London with an introduction to royalty and politics and jump on board a river cruise for a one-way journey from Westminster to Tower of London or reverse.

London Eye (entrance ticket included) - Take a flight on Coca-Cola London Eye, a visually striking structure and the world's largest cantilever observation wheel. As you ascend over the Thames you will see London's famous streets, churches, palaces and monuments spread out below in a panoramic scene giving you a new perspective of a great city! On a clear day the views can stretch as far as 25 miles to Windsor Castle. You can also experience the four minute 4D Experience, focusing on the journey of a little girl and her father in London in which they visit the Coca-Cola London Eye and enjoy a spectacular take on the capital. Their experience is brought to life with vibrant 3D images of colourful parties and events inside the Coca-Cola London Eye capsules, dramatic firework displays, a snowfall over the city, revolutionary aerial footage of other iconic landmarks and sophisticated, fun 4D effects.

St. Paul's Cathedral (entrance ticket included) - Towering high over the City of London, magnificent St. Paul's Cathedral is widely considered to be Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece. Enter the Quire and marvel at the beautiful mosaics inside.

Overnight in London.

London

Today post breakfast enjoy a full day Tour of Windsor Castle, Salisbury Cathedral, Stonehenge & City of Bath.

Windsor Castle

Explore royal history with a visit to Windsor Castle, dating back to the 11th century it is the queen’s official residence. Over 39 monarchs have called this castle their home since the 11th century. You can see the changing tastes in décor over the centuries when you visit the luxurious State Apartments. The State Apartments house countless antique works of art, such as paintings by artists including Leonardo De Vinci and Rembrandt. Windsor Castle is home to Queen Marys Dolls House; one of the most fabulous dolls houses in the world. Admire the intricate details from the miniature library featuring tiny books made by famous authors such as JM Barrie who wrote Peter Pan, to the miniature working lifts. You can also visit St Georges Chapel, the final resting place for several monarchs, including Henry VIII and the Queens Mother. Take time to walk around the chapel, and read through the memorials that are on display.

Mysterious Stonehenge

Wander around the World Heritage Site and be captivated by this unique creation. The monument first took shape 5,000 years ago and its purpose has been the subject of an abundance of theories; was it designed as a religious temple, an astronomical clock or even a Bronze Age burial ground? Decide for yourself whilst discovering the history of this mysterious monument.

To save you time, money and the struggle of finding somewhere to eat, our tour also includes a totally tasty Lunch pack! Avoid wasting time waiting for a meal in a restaurant - it means you can make the most of each stop and won’t waste valuable exploring time.

Salisbury Cathedral

Sample the splendour of Salisbury! Soaring into the skyline, the spire of Salisbury Cathedral stands at a whooping 123m (404ft)! Erected 800 years ago, the revolutionary spire is considered one of the leading examples of Early English architecture. Mixing the old with the new, discover the fantastic font, the latest addition to the cathedral. Designed by William Pye, its sculptured splendour mirrors those which reside at Highgrove, the residence of Prince Charles. Marvel at the Magna Carta! See the famous agreement made between King John and his barons at Runnymede in 1215, which lies in the Chapter House.

Bath

Standing proudly on the slopes of the River Avon, beautiful bath was the first city in England to be designated an UNESCO World Heritage site. The gorgeous 15th century Bath Abbey, the stunning Georgian architecture, the romantic Pulteney Bridge, modelled on Florence's Ponte Vecchio, are all sights to linger on in the memory of your day. Enjoy some free time to explore the wonderful city.

Estimated arrival time back in London is around 8:00pm.

Return to London and spend the evening browsing through Oxford Street’s many delights, from Marks and Spencer, Debenhems and Top Shop to its great bargain shopping deals, like Primark.

Of course, getting the children to step away from Hamleys - the largest toy store on earth, may prove to be quite a challenge.

Overnight in London.

London – Manchester

Make your way to the train station to board a train for a 2 hour 20 minute journey to Manchester. Check-in and the rest of the day is free for you to relax, explore the city and shop. You could visit the Manchester Art Gallery and enjoy the work of artists like Constable, Turner, Pissarro, Gauguin and Renoir. A trip to the Manchester Arndale and Market Street, where Topshop, Zara, H&M, Next and other top brand stores are located, is a must. Or discover Manchester on foot, by booking a guided walking tour which allows you to explore the splendid Victorian architecture against the backdrop of slick, modern buildings.

Make your way to the Manchester United Football Club (entrance ticket included). With the Old Trafford tour you can see the stadium through the eyes of Manchester United greats themselves. From the dizzy heights of the North Stand, to Sir Alex Ferguson's pitch-side dugout spot, and the atmosphere soaked players' dressing room, every experience will seem to carry the roar of 76,000 fans in your ears - none more so than the ultimate honour of emerging from the tunnel and following so many famous boots into the Theatre of Dreams. To commemorate your tour of the world's largest and best-loved Club, you'll also receive a special certificate to serve as a memento of your visit.

After freshening up at your hotel, head out to dine at one of the city’s many fantastic restaurants.

Overnight in Manchester.

Manchester

This morning you can opt for a full day tour of the Peak District. From rugged moorland to rolling hills and dales, from lush meadows to leafy forests, Peak District has arguably the country’s finest scenery. Or, choose to spend the day at The Quays, 15 minutes away from the Manchester City Centre. Explore The Lowry with its houses, theatres, galleries, family attractions and a range of cafes, bars and restaurants. The Quay is also home to Manchester United’s legendary Old Trafford football ground, where a tour of the stadium to discover what happens behind the scenes, and a sneak peek into the museum to explore the club’s fascinating history, is highly recommended. Come evening, take your pick from the performances at the Palace Theatre and Opera House, The Lowry or Royal Exchange Theatre, Library Theatre, Contact Theatre or Bridgewater Hall. Famous faces, West-End favourites, world-class performers, musicians and conductors are on stage every single night in Manchester. A traditional English dinner later, return to your hotel.

Overnight in Manchester.

Manchester – Edinburgh

Make your way to the train station to board your train for a four hour journey to Edinburgh, Scotland. Upon arrival make your way to the hotel and check in. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city on foot, and soak in its sights.

Overnight in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh

Wake up to a sumptuous Scottish breakfast, & later embark on a walking tour of Edinburgh to unearth the Secrets of the Royal Mile, a treasure-chest of historic gems. The best way to explore Edinburgh is to follow your feet. Where the buses can't take you, and the guide books don't show you is where our real stories can be found, the closes, wynds, courtyards and homes of Old Edinburgh. We'll paint a vivid picture of our colourful past and people - see the secrets and tell the tales - the culture, crime and politics of Scotland's capital. An experience shared by local professional historians. Fascinating and Revealing.

Early evening a must do is UK's no.1 attraction - The Royal Yacht Britannia which was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing over 1,000,000 miles around the world. The Britannia experience begins in the Visitor Centre on the second floor of Ocean Terminal. Here you will discover Britannia's fascinating past through exhibits, displays and photographs, before you collect your complimentary audio handset and step on board Britannia, a privilege previously reserved for guests of Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family. You will get to see all areas of the Britannia including The Royal Apartments, The Sun Lounge, The Royal bedrooms, The Drawing room, The State Dining Room, The Chief Petty Officers' Mess, The Sick Bay, The Engine Room, The Bridge, The Laundry and The Naafi. The Royal Yacht Britannia is a truly unique five-star visitor experience.

Overnight in Edinburgh.

 

Edinburgh

Wake up to breakfast this morning and it’s time for you to discover the city at your own pace by hopping aboard the Hop-on Hop-off bus. The 24 hour ticket allows you to see all top sights and attractions in a day. Capital of Scotland since the 15th Century, Edinburgh stands on seven hills creating the dramatic skyline of this lively cosmopolitan city. What better way to see this fantastic city than from the top of a City Sightseeing Tour Bus. Marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock and hear about the attempts to capture Edinburgh Castle, see the Royal Mile which joins Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyrood House and discover the fascinating history of this amazing city!

In the afternoon, embark on a unique Scotch Whisky Experience. This visitor attraction brings 300 years of Scotch Whisky history to life. This unique interactive visitor attraction in Edinburgh, allows you to experience the sights, sounds and smells of whisky, and the opportunity to discover how scotch whisky is made. Scotch whisky dates back to the 15th century and probably long before. On the Whisky Heritage Tour you will learn the origins of malt whisky distilling in Scotland. To get you in the mood we offer a "wee dram" (taste) of Scotch for the over 18 years old or a soft drink for the children. Using a specially constructed model you can see how a distillery is laid out. We will show you how all the processes fit together to produce the unique product known as Scotch whisky. The tour is guided by audio visual presentations throughout each stage of the tour.

Overnight in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh - Loch Ness

Enjoy a fantastic tour to Loch Ness visiting a diverse range of classic. Highland scenery, including many 'must see' sights and the chance to go Monster hunting! Other highlights include: dramatic Glencoe, mighty Ben Nevis, the Great Glen, Loch Ness and Highland Perthshire. Heading north from Edinburgh we pass the imposing ramparts of Stirling Castle and then skirt the Trossachs (Rob Roy country). We cross the wilds of Rannoch Moor before stopping at dramatic Glencoe, scene of the infamous massacre in 1692. Our journey passes through Fort William before following the Great Glen. Arriving at Fort Augustus on the banks of Loch Ness, you can take a boat cruise on the loch, go for a walk or just relax by the Caledonian Canal in this charming Highland village. Our return journey takes us past shimmering Loch Laggan before climbing over the wild and lonely Drumochter Pass. Heading south, we enter Perthshire, Big Tree Country and a land of forests, rivers and mountains. We view the spectacular Forth Bridges before arriving back in Edinburgh around 8pm.

Overnight in Edinburgh.

Depart Edinburgh

Following breakfast this morning its time for you to make your way to the airport / train station for your onward journey.

    • 3 nights stay in London
    • 2 nights stay in Manchester
    • 4 nights stay in Edinburgh
    • Daily Breakfast
    • Hop on Hop off Tour - 24 hours - London
    • Paul's Cathedral entrance ticket - London
    • London Eye entrance ticket
    • Full day Tour of Windsor Castle, Salisbury Cathedral, Stonehenge & City of Bath on Seat in Coach basis
    • Manchester United Football Club entrance ticket
    • Secrets of the Royal Mile - Edinburgh
    • The Royal Yacht Britannia entrance ticket - Edinburgh
    • Hop on Hop off Tour - 24 hours - Edinburgh
    • The Scotch Whisky Experience - Edinburgh
    • Full day Loch Ness Explorer Tour on seat in coach basis
    • Train fare from London to Manchester
    • Train fare from Manchester to Edinburgh
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  • Meals not specified above
  • Transfers (airport / station – hotel and back) unless mentioned
  • Surcharges applicable (especially during Christmas, New Year etc)
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  • Tips and Porterage
  • Expenses of personal nature
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