From poetic countrysides to bustling capitals, experience the different sides of Scotland and England. Explore the Lake District, which inspirited the greatest writers of the Romantic Era. Choose how you spend time in Liverpool – at the site of Strawberry Field that inspired John Lennon, or on a walking tour of Albert Dock. Explore the idyllic towns of the Cotswolds and take in the rocky coastline of Cornwall. Tour the famous sites of London with a local expert. Encounter the history, connect with the locals, and see what life is like in Great Britain.
Our prices start from3,999 LAND ONLY
14 Days • GUIDED • 19 MealsOperated Tour
- 12 nights accommodation
- On some dates additional accommodations may be used
- Services of a tour manager
- All on-tour transportation and related fees
- Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
- Round trip home to airport sedan service provided when you purchase airfare through Member Choice Vacations. One transfer per person, per reservation. (Restrictions Apply)
- 12 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 6 dinners
Day 1 - Overnight Flight
From poetic countrysides to bustling capitals, experience the many distinctive sides of Great Britain. Encounter the history, connect with the locals, and see what life is like in the United Kingdom.
Day 2 - Edinburgh, Scotland - Tour Begins
Your journey begins in Scotland, where age-old legends intersect with scenic beauty. Start in Edinburgh, the country's capital, and enjoy time to settle in for your stay. Delve into Scottish culture with a whiskey inspired dinner on the Royal Mile. Today dinner will be included.
Day 3 - Edinburgh
See the city like a local during a walking tour of the Old Town, passing by Victorian houses and cobblestone streets. Explore the Royal Mile, ending at Edinburgh Castle, where you'll enjoy a guided tour of this historic fortress. The rest of the day is yours. Take advantage of free time to experience the city however you please. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 4 - Edinburgh - Lake Windermere, England
Say goodbye to Scotland and travel to the scenic Lake District, eternalized through the works of Scott and Wordsworth. Along the way, pause at Gretna Green, where runaway lovers would marry in secret. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the shores of Lake Windermere, your home for the next 2 nights. Breathe in the crisp air and admire the rolling hills nestled against the water. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 5 - Lake Windermere - Lake District - Lake Windermere
See the area from a different perspective and set sail on Lake Windermere, England's largest lake. Take in the tranquil backdrop before visiting the charming village of Grasmere. Personalize your afternoon because it's your choice! Soak up the romance of the Lake District with a visit to Rydal Mount, the home of poet William Wordsworth -OR- embark on a guided hike through glacial valleys and along lakeside trails. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 6 - Lake Windermere - Liverpool
Head to Liverpool, England's popular port city. After some free time to explore, it's your choice! Perhaps you will visit Strawberry Field, the site where John Lennon came to play as a child, which he later immortalized in the song, 'Strawberry Fields Forever'. Here you will experience an Impact Moment and learn about the work the Salvation Army does at Strawberry Field to give young people with learning difficulties the opportunity for work experience -OR- embark on a walking tour of Albert Dock and learn about Liverpool's rich industrial history, connection to the American Civil War, as well as explore the Merseyside Maritime Museum. This evening, perhaps you'll join your Tour Manager at the Cavern Club, where The Beatles used to perform. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 7 - Liverpool - Cotswolds
Delve into the English's love of horticulture with a visit to a traditional garden. Your glimpse into the quintessential English lifestyle continues as you make your way to the Cotswolds. A region of hilly fields and stone houses, the Cotswolds is a charming collection of storybook villages. Settle into a 16th-century manor house for the night, situated among 6 acres of verdant countryside. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 8 - Cotswolds - Bath
Connect with the land at Abbey Home Farm, an organic farm on the edge of the Cotswolds. Tour the property before tasting its fresh flavors at a farm-to-table lunch. Your day continues in the ancient Roman town of Bath, a beloved getaway for Jane Austen, Thomas Gainsborough, and Charles Dickens. Venture into the Roman Bath Museum to see the elaborate spas that have been prized since Roman times for their curative properties. The evening is yours to enjoy. Today breakfast and lunch will be included.
Day 9 - Bath
Enjoy a day at leisure. Perhaps you'll visit the Jane Austen Museum, shop in the quaint boutiques, or simply stroll through Bath's stunning Georgian streets. No matter how you spend your day, this evening is Diner's Choice! Choose where you eat dinner from a selection of different included restaurants. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 10 - Bath - Glastonbury - Cornwall
Visit the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey, which legend claims is the home of storied King Arthur. Then travel on to Cornwall, England's remote southwestern peninsula. Cornwall has always danced to its own tune. Passing through rugged moors and lush valleys, it becomes clear why this far-reaching corner of the earth has been a source of inspiration for so many. This evening, flex your vintner prowess during a wine tasting and dinner at Knightor Winery. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 11 - Cornwall
This morning, it's your choice! Dubbed the Eighth Wonder of the World, perhaps you will visit the Eden Project, a dramatic global garden housed in some of the world's largest biodomes –OR- visit the idyllic fishing village of Port Isaac, the filming location of the much loved TV series Doc Martin. This afternoon, explore one of Cornwall's most picturesque seaside towns, St. Ives, a popular haven for artists and beachgoers alike. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 12 - Cornwall - Great Western Railway - London
Wish the countryside goodbye and travel on the Great Western Railway to London, England's lively capital. Upon arriving in London, get the lay of the land on a panoramic tour with a local expert. Take in London's iconic sites, such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace. The rest of the day is yours to explore independently. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 13 - London
Spend the day discovering London on your own. Perhaps you'll grab a pint with the locals, wander through one of the many museums, or see the city from a different perspective at the London Eye. This evening, gather with your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner and toast the end of an incredible adventure. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 14 - London - Tour Ends
Your journey through Great Britain comes to a close today. Today breakfast will be included.
Itinerary featured is for May 2022 - May 2023 tour departures. Departures prior will vary. On some dates alternate hotels may be used. Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land only, based on May 18, 2022 travel date. Single supplement from $1,000.
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