9 Day British Landscapes

Collette Guided Tour starting in London and finishing in Straford-upon-Avon

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Collette's 9 Day British Landscapes. Sleepy villages where sheep wander the grassy hillsides, lakes set amidst mountains that inspired centuries of literature, and cities thriving with arts and culture - these are the landscapes of Britain. Discover them on this memorable journey...read more
Overview
Operator: Collette
Type: Guided Tour (Premium)
Style: Classic
Max Group Size: 44
Duration: 9 Days
From: London to Straford-upon-Avon
Tour Code: COL54
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: England, Scotland, Wales
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London, England - Tour Begins
Your tour opens in London, the cosmopolitan and historic capital of England. This evening, join your fellow travelers for an ale and pie tasting at a traditional English pub. Stay: Grange City Hotel (2 Nights) (D)
2
London
This morning, see the quintessential sights of London with your local guide. View the Tower of London, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to independently explore this iconic city. (B)
3
London - Train Journey - York
It's time to say farewell to London and travel to the medieval city of York, stopping in the 800-year-old university town of Cambridge en route. Upon arrival in York your Tour Manager will give you a brief orientation tour. Or, choose to arrive in York earlier by taking an optional high speed rail journey; climb aboard at London King's Cross; sit back and relax as your travel 125mph through England's stunning countryside, arriving in York just over two hours later where a local expert will meet you at York Station for a walking tour of this remarkable city; see York's famous Minster and walk the labyrinth of quaint narrow streets that appears today almost as it did during the Middle Ages. Tonight, stay within the city's historic walls. Stay: Hotel 53 (B)
4
York - Borders Region, Scotland - Edinburgh
Enjoy a leisurely morning in York before traveling north through the rolling fields to bonnie ("lovely" in Scottish) Scotland. Stretching across the country you will find Hadrian's Wall which once marked the northern border of the Roman Empire. Stop to see this ancient fortification that was begun in A.D. 122 to protect Roman Britain from the tribes of Scotland. Next, drive through Scotland's Borders region before arriving in Edinburgh, the "Athens of the North." Discover Scotland's exciting capital city, one of Europe's most beautiful cities brimming with history and culture just waiting to be discovered. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Stay: Apex Grassmarket Hotel (2 Nights) (B/D)
5
Edinburgh
Today it's your choice! Get acquainted with this regal city on a locally guided panoramic city tour via coach. Or, for a different perspective, join a local expert to explore the city on foot. Both tours include visits to Edinburgh Castle, home of the Scottish Crown Jewels; and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen's official residence in Edinburgh and former home of Mary, Queen of Scots. The remainder of the day is free to independently explore the city. (B)
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Edinburgh - Lake District, England - Ruthin Castle, Wales
Our final stop in Scotland is at the border town of Gretna Green, where generations of runaway couples came to be married. Later, return to England and travel through the picturesque Lake District. In the heart of the Lake District, visit the charming village of Grasmere, home of the poet William Wordsworth. End your day with an overnight stay in beautiful Ruthin Castle, situated in the north of Wales. Stay: Ruthin Castle (B/D)
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Wales - Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Journey to Stratford-upon-Avon, your home for the next two nights and birthplace of William Shakespeare, England's most famous playwright. Step back in time as we visit Shakespeare's birthplace. Then, it's your choice! Tour Anne Hathaway's thatch-roofed cottage, the childhood home of the author's wife. Or, choose to enjoy a leisurely cruise along the picturesque Avon River. Stay: Mercure Shakespeare Hotel (2 Nights) (B)
8
Stratford - Stonehenge - Cotswolds - Stratford
Complete your visit to Britain with a trip to the mystical and fascinating Stonehenge before traveling through some of England's most beautiful countryside. Explore the picturesque villages of the Cotswolds region. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a private farewell dinner at Hall's Croft, a 400-year-old Shakespeare family home. As traditionally costumed actors perform some of the playwright's most renowned scenes, toast the end of a wonderful journey. (B/D)
9
Stratford-upon-Avon - Tour Ends
Your journey through Britain ends today. (B)
1
London, England - Tour Begins
Your tour opens in London, the cosmopolitan and historic capital of England. This evening, join your fellow travelers for an ale and pie tasting at a traditional English pub. Stay: Grange City Hotel (2 Nights) (D)
2
London
London’s quintessential sights await you this morning. Alongside a local guide, view the Tower of London, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. This afternoon, enjoy some time at leisure to explore this iconic city on your own. (B)
3
London - York
It’s time to say farewell to London and travel to the medieval city of York, stopping in the 800-year-old university town of Cambridge along the way. Upon arriving in York, join your Tour Manager for a brief orientation tour. Or, choose to arrive in York earlier by way of an optional high speed rail; climb aboard at London’s King’s Cross and sit back and relax as you travel 125mph through England’s stunning countryside; arriving in York just over two hours later, meet up with a local expert at York Station and embark on a walking tour of this remarkable city where you’ll see its famous Minster and walk the labyrinth of quaint narrow streets that still appear as they did in the Middle Ages. Tonight, stay within the city’s historic walls. Stay: Doubletree by Hilton (B)
4
York - Borders Region, Scotland - Edinburgh
Enjoy a leisurely morning in York before traveling north through the rolling fields to bonnie (“lovely” in Scottish) Scotland. Stretching across the country you will find Hadrian’s Wall, once the mark of the northern border of the Roman Empire. Stop to see this ancient fortification that was begun in A.D. 122 to protect Roman Britain from the tribes of Scotland. Next, drive through Scotland’s Borders region before arriving in Edinburgh, the "Athens of the North." Discover Scotland's exciting capital, and one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, alive with history and culture. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Stay: Apex Grassmarket Hotel (2 Nights) (B/D)
5
Edinburgh
Today it’s your choice! Get acquainted with this regal city on a locally guided all-encompassing tour of the city via coach -OR- join a local expert and explore the city on foot. Both tours include visits to Edinburgh Castle, home to the Scottish Crown Jewels, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen’s official residence in Edinburgh and the former home of Mary, Queen of Scots. The rest of today is yours to explore the city independently. (B)
6
Edinburgh - Lake District, England - Ruthin Castle, Wales
Our final stop in Scotland comes at the border town of Gretna Green, where generations of runaway couples came to get married. Later, return to England and travel through the picturesque Lake District. Here in the district’s heart, visit the charming village of Grasmere, home of the poet William Wordsworth. End your day with an overnight stay in beautiful Ruthin Castle, situated in the north of Wales. Stay: Ruthin Castle (B/D)
7
Wales - Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Step back in time to the birthplace of the bard, William Shakespeare, on a journey to Stratford-upon-Avon – your home for the next two nights. Then, it’s your choice! Tour Anne Hathaway's thatch-roofed cottage, the childhood home of the author's wife -OR- choose to enjoy a leisurely cruise along the picturesque Avon River. Stay: The Stratford Hotel (2 Nights) (B)
8
Stratford - Stonehenge - Cotswolds - Stratford
Complete your visit to Britain with a journey to mystical Stonehenge – an incredible entrée to some of England’s most gorgeous countryside. Explore the arrestingly beautiful villages of the Cotswolds region. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a private farewell dinner at Hall’s Croft, a 400-year-old Shakespeare family home. Toast the end of a wonderful journey while actors in traditional costume perform some of Shakespeare’s most renowned scenes. (B/D)
9
Stratford-upon-Avon - Tour Ends
Your journey through Britain concludes today. (B)
Collette Inclusions
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Journey Highlights
  • Behold the Crown Jewels of Scotland on a guided tour of Edinburgh Castle.
  • Discover the beauty of the picturesque Lake District.
  • Overnight in a historic Welsh castle.
  • See the quintessential sights of London with a local guide.
  • Venture to mystical, ancient Stonehenge.
  • Enjoy a private dinner at Hall's Croft, a 400-year-old Shakespeare family home.
  • Dine like a Londoner with dinner at an English pub.
Trip Inclusions
  • A professionally planned itinerary
  • 4-star accommodation
  • Private, chauffeur service is included for all air-inclusive tour bookings.
  • The services of a professional Tour Manager
  • Expert local guides with insider knowledge
  • Attraction entrance fees with preferential access
  • Unparalleled sightseeing
  • Enriching cultural experiences
  • Comfortable on-tour transportation
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Wi-Fi available on tour
Activity Level
This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.
Arrival & Departure
  • Arriving Flight: The closest arrival airport is London (LON) Airport, Please make sure your flights arrive before 12:00am
  • Departing Flight: The closest departure airport is London (LON) Airport, Please do not book flights departing earlier than 11:00am on the last day
Trip Notes
  • Airport transfers at your arrival and departure destination are not included in the price of the tour.
  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Price is for land, cruise and specified internal flights. International flights not included.
Journey Highlights
  • Behold the Crown Jewels of Scotland on a guided tour of Edinburgh Castle.
  • Discover the picturesque Lake District.
  • Overnight in a historic Welsh castle.
Trip Inclusions
  • Expertly crafted itineraries
  • 4-star+ accommodation
  • Skilled and engaging tour managers
  • Expert local guides with insider knowledge
  • Attraction entrance fees with preferential access
  • Many meals full of local flavour
  • Unparalleled sightseeing
  • Enriching cultural experiences
  • Comfortable on-tour transportation
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Plus, access to Wi-Fi hotspots on tour
Activity Level
  • This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.
Arrival & Departure
  • Arriving Flight: The closest arrival airport is Heathrow (LHR) Airport, Please make sure your flights arrive before 12:00am
  • Departing Flight: The closest departure airport is Heathrow (LHR) Airport, Please do not book flights departing earlier than 11:00am on the last day
Private Airport Transfers
  • Private, chauffeur service is included for all air-inclusive tour bookings. This personalised service is included within a 40km radius from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Cairns and Hobart airport gateways. Service is available between 41-70 kms for a small fee.
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Price is for land, cruise and specified internal flights. International flights not included.
Optional Activities
The optional activities below can be pre-booked & included in your trip quote.

A Scottish Night Out

Location: Edinburgh. Cost: $136.
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...read more

An Afternoon in Kensington

Location: London. Cost: $76.
Come to know one of London's most beloved and iconic neighborhoods - Kensington. Join a local guide on a leisurely walking tour to explore the area's rich history. Stroll past charming shops, lush gardens and along cobblestone lanes. Afterwards, visit...read more

The Flavors of Yorkshire

Location: York. Cost: $90.
Surround yourself in an 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,...read more

Optional Activities
The optional activities below can be pre-booked & included in your trip quote.

A Scottish Night Out

Location: Edinburgh. Cost: $143.
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...read more

The Flavors of Yorkshire

Location: York. Cost: $91.
Surround yourself in an 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,...read more

The Flavors of Yorkshire

Location: York. Cost: $91.
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,...read more

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