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Iconic England and Wales

Code: TV6306

A 7-Day Travcoa tour starting from $12,975.00

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Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

England, Europe, Wales

Cities Visited:

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Sightseeing Highlights

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Overview

Destinations: London | Bath | The Cotswolds | Snowdonia National Park | Chester | Chatsworth | Manchester Hotels: The Stafford, The Royal Crescent, Lake Vyrnwy Hotel, Bodysgallen Hotel, The Cavendish Hotel From the iconic sites of London to tranquil mountain tops, discover the culture and charm of England and Wales. Enjoy an enriching day of history at Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London and other historic landmarks. Relish the beauty of the Cotswolds and Wye Valley as you drive through lush, verdant hillsides dotted with jewel-like lakes, stopping to explore ancient ruins, medieval castles and Georgian homes. Admire the surprising scenery of Northern Wales, with its steep valleys, colorful terraced gardens and rocky spurs that soar above sand dunes. Travel back in time, exploring hidden caves, Iron Age forts and delightful Tudor villages in the Peak District of central England. Journey Pace: Active
Iconic England and Wales
Day 1

Arrive London, England

Welcome to the United Kingdom. You are met on arrival in London and taken to your luxury hotel on the banks of the River Thames. Enjoy the rest of the day to rest or explore this classic city filled with culture and history on every corner. London is one of the oldest cities in the world, with more than 2,000 years of history at your doorstep. 

Day 2

London Sightseeing

Enjoy a full day touring through this vibrant capital city, starting with a privately guided tour of your choice - to Westminster Abbey or St Paul 's Cathedral.

Westminster Abbey is the burial-place of Kings, Queens, poets, and statesmen. Once a Benedictine monastery, you can see monastic architectural details such as the arcaded stone cloisters, Chapter House and Strong Room. The Abbey is one of London's most impressive buildings architecturally, with its breathtaking vaulted chapels and monuments.

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St Paul 's Cathedral was hewn from gleaming white Portland stone almost 300 years ago. View the beautiful interior of the dome, one of the largest in the world. If you are feeling energetic, climb the 533 steps to the top of the dome for incredible views of London.

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Your city sightseeing continues, and includes some of London 's most famous sights. See the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (subject to army schedules), the iconic Big Ben, the Tower Bridge, and Covent Garden. View Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, and of course Harrods, as well as some hidden streets and squares not normally seen on standard tours.

End the day with a guided tour inside the Tower of London to see the opulent English Crown Jewels. ?(B)

Day 3

London to Cotswolds & Wye Valley, Wales

This morning, depart London as your driver-guide takes you west into the Cotswolds and the picturesque village of Castle Combe. Stop to visit the Crusader knight tomb at the 15th century parish church.

Crossing into Wales, snake your way through the serene Wye Valley, nestled between thick wooded hillsides. Explore the romantic ruins of Tintern Abbey, and the moated Raglan Castle fortress with its massive, hexagonal keep and breathtaking views. Continue on to Ludlow, a town showcasing a harmonious mix of medieval, Tudor and Georgian buildings. View Ludlow 's 11th century castle and large 15th century church.

Stop to visit Stokesay Castle, a perfectly preserved 13th century fortified manor house, before arriving at your lakeside hotel. ?(B)

Day 4

Conwy & Snowdonia National Park

A delightful morning drive takes you north to Conwy, one of the best-preserved fortified medieval towns in Britain. Tour the massive Conwy Castle, built by King Edward I. Then continue your scenic drive through the craggy mountains, steep valleys and jewel-like lakes of Snowdonia National Park. Take the Snowdon Mountain Railway to the 3560-foot summit (weather permitting).

Late afternoon, arrive at your hotel in North Wales for a two-night stay. ?(B)

Day 5

North Wales

This morning, explore the Italianate terraced Bodnant Gardens, renowned for its lily ponds, and remarkable collection of rhododendrons. Then visit Portmeirion, an eclectic 1920s fantasy village filled with fountains, statues, waterfalls and buildings of all different styles.

In the afternoon, drive along the coastal road, and enjoy views of formidable Harlech Castle set on a rocky spur 200 feet above the sand dunes. ?(B)

Day 6

Wales to Chester & Chatsworth, England

Spend the morning on a scenic drive east, back into England, reaching the city of Chester by mid-day. Set along the River Dee, Chester was initially founded as a Roman fort, with its main thoroughfares laid out by the Romans over 2,000 years ago. It since grew into a major Medieval settlement and today is a charming city to explore. Enjoy time to stroll and have lunch on your own.

In the afternoon, tour Peak District National Park, a preserved patchwork of English countryside famous for caves, Iron Age hill top forts, and delightful villages. Visit Chatsworth House, and the palatial home of the Dukes of Devonshire, featuring a grand garden of mazes, sunken gardens, and fountains. You may recognize the gardens from films including 'Pride & Prejudice' and “The Duchess”.

Arrive at your luxurious hotel set on the Chatsworth Estate. ?(B)

Day 7

Depart Manchester

Enjoy your time at leisure until your scheduled transfer to the Manchester International airport for your departing flight home or on to your next destination. ?(B)

All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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