Travel through the Peak District, Shakespeare country, Welsh mountains, and beautiful British cities. Travel through 2,000 years of history on this journey through Wales and England.
You roam the lively, Roman-walled city of York. You admire the magnificent medieval military architecture at Conwy. You experience the surroundings of Shakespeare's Tudor England and you wander amongst ancient college buildings in the beautiful university city of Cambridge. But it's not just history. You also explore the rugged mountainous area around Wales' highest peak and the verdant rolling landscapes of the Peak District National Park.
Return transfers from airport to hotel
2 nights pre and post accommodation in London in a 3* hotel
4 Nights accommodation on tour (2 nights in the historic town of Shrewsbury and 2 nights in the medieval city of York)
Transport in a 16 seat mini-coach with English speaking driver-guide
Stratford-upon-Avon - The birthplace of Shakespeare has an impressive array of black and white Tudor buildings
Ironbridge World Heritage Site - The oldest iron bridge in the world is the centrepiece of an area that was the cradle of the 18th century's Industrial Revolution
The mountains of Snowdonia - These Mountains offer a sense of scale and rugged beauty rarely seen in the UK
Conwy Castle - Set on a river bank near an impressive pair of bridges, this brilliantly preserved 13th century estuary fortress is a visual treat
Peak District National Park - Broadleaved woodlands give way to deep valleys in this geological wonderland
Chatsworth House - The magnificent grand house of the Devonshire family lies in a stunning estate, famed for its amazing fountains and verdant maze
York and the Dales - The north of England's remote sheep-rearing valleys lay beside the bustling, history-rich city of York
Cambridge - A towering Gothic chapel dominates the heart of this charming university city and its beautifully maintained colleges
Tour departs Fridays Only
Land Only (excl Flights & Taxes)
R 17 166
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A contemporary hotel in a classic Bloomsbury setting many rooms offer views over London’s famous Russell Square. Close to the underground station with a direct link with Heathrow Airport.. Also close by are Euston, King's Cross and St.Pancras railway stations. The British Museum, Covent Garden and many of London's theatres are within walking distance of the hotel.This hotel is ideal for those travelling on a budget.
Location: Bloomsbury/Russell Square; 35kms to the airport (Heathrow); 75kms to the airport (Gatwick);1 minute walk to the nearest metro station (Russell Square); 1 km to the nearest station (Euston).
Total number of rooms: 543. Although the rooms are small they have been refurbished and are in good condition.The hotel does offer non-smoking rooms.
Standard Room Service
Hotel Room Amenities
High Speed Internet Access
Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
Please note: On some dates this tour may stay in Chester for the first two nights.
Unless otherwise notified passengers are restricted to one medium sized suitcase/bag and one carry-on bag per person.
Prices are from a starting price per person sharing, subject to change, airfare increase, currency fluctuations and availability. Taxes are estimated and based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change. Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Please note that airport taxes, fuel levies & surcharges are approximate and subject to change, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking. Valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request. Thompsons Standard Terms and Conditions may apply. E & OE