About the Taste of England Coach Tour:
On this 7 day tour discover the best of England. Revel in all things British over the course of a week-long England holiday - we'll show you all the prettiest spots, throw in a dash of historical wonderment and culture.
- Hotel accommodation in twin rooms (options for private rooms for solo travellers)
- Services of your English-speaking tour guide
- All breakfasts plus other meals as per itinerary
- Taxes and local payments excluding entrance fees
- Transfers and pickup
- Modern air-conditioned coach transport
Experiences: including guided walking tours, orientation walks, driving tours of cities, plus other exciting experiences as per itinerary
- 14th October 2018
- 28th October 2018
- 22nd December 2018
- 29th December 2018
- 14th April 2019
- 21st April 2019
Day 1 - London - Stonehenge - Bath - Devon (D)
Departing from London, we make our way to Stonehenge, the ancient archaeological wonder that has stood for thousands of years in the countryside of south-west England. Once we’ve had a chance to look around, we’re off to the beautiful and historic city of Bath, famous of course for the Roman baths. We’ll then travel on to Devon, a county in the southwest of England. En-route we’ll drive through Cheddar Gorge, a stunning limestone gorge, before enjoying an included welcome dinner in a traditional English pub.
Day 2 - Tintagel Castle - St Ives - Mevagissey - Devon (L)
Today we’ll explore Devon as well as the neighbouring county of Cornwall. The drive takes us through Dartmoor, the national park is known for its beauty and is defined by forests, rivers, wetlands. The first stop of the day is at Mevagissey, a beautiful fishing village on the Cornish coast. We’ll then make our way to St Ives - one of the most popular seaside resort in Cornwall it’s the perfect place to grab some fish and chips for lunch. Our final stop of the day is Tintagel Castle, long associated with the legends of King Arthur.
Day 3 - Malmesbury - Cotswolds - Bampton - Oxford
In the morning we’ll drive through the Cotswold’s, an area known for the famous gold coloured Cotswold stone. In the afternoon we’ll visit the village of Bampton in Oxfordshire, which was the setting for the fictional Yorkshire village of Downton in the acclaimed TV drama Downton Abbey. Later in the afternoon, we’ll arrive in Oxford, the historic city known worldwide as the home of the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. You’ll enjoy a walking tour of the historic city centre.
Day 4 - Stratford upon Avon - Liverpool (B)
After breakfast, we head for Stratford-upon-Avon, the hometown of William Shakespeare. After enjoying a walking tour and then some free time to explore, we travel north to Liverpool. A famous British port city and the home of The Beatles. Spot the famous sites with our driving tour of the city, and explore the city yourself during your free time in the evening.
Day 5 - Samlesbury - Windermere - Carlisle
A short drive from Liverpool is our first destination, Samlesbury, where we’ll visit Samlesbury Hall, a famous medieval manor house and stately home built in the 14th century, this is included in your tour package. We’ll then visit Windermere, the largest natural lake in England, situated in the stunningly beautiful Lake District National Park. You’ll have some free time to explore Windermere before we head to our accommodation in Carlisle, Cumbria.
Day 6 - Hadrian’s Wall - Alnwick Castle - Durham - York (D)
Our first stop this morning is Hadrian’s Wall, built by the Romans as the northern limit of the Roman Empire and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will then have the opportunity to visit Alnwick Castle, the home of the Duke of Northumberland and the second-largest inhabited castle in England after Windsor Castle. Our next stop is Durham Cathedral, built in 1093 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site regarded as one of the finest examples of Norman architecture. Late afternoon we’ll arrive in York, where we’ll enjoy a walking tour of this historic walled city before an included farewell dinner this evening.
Day 7 - Cambridge - London
Today we make our way to the historic university town of Cambridge! Along with the exquisite architecture, quirky traditions and deep history, there are a significant number of bright sparks who have passed through the city’s famous university, including Charles Darwin, David Attenborough and William Wordsworth. We’ll do the traditional pastime and go punting along the river before we return to London where our tour concludes this evening.
- Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel
- Best Western Passage House Hotel
- or similar.
- Holiday Inn Express Oxford - Kassam Stadium
- or similar.
- Hotel Ibis Liverpool Centre Albert Dock
- Premier Inn Liverpool City Centre (Moorfields)
- or similar.
- Premier Inn Carlisle
- Hotel Ibis Carlisle
- or similar
- Hotel Ibis York Centre
- or similar
Tour commences and concludes in London.
Additional accommodation is available before and after your tour, on request.
Valid from Jul 2, 2018
Expires Aug 30, 2018
Bookings essential and must be made within 10 days of purchase. Subject to availability. International flights not included. Valid for the following departure dates: 14th October 2018, 28th October 2018, 22nd December 2018, 29th December 2018, 14th April 2019, 21st April 2019. Must be used in 1 visit. Deal valid for one person on a twin share basis i.e. two vouchers must be purchased at this price. Includes: hotel accommodation in twin rooms, services of your English-speaking tour guide, all breakfasts plus other meals as per itinerary, taxes and local payments excluding entrance fees, transfers and pickups, modern air-conditioned coach transport. Experiences: including guided walking tours, orientation walks, driving tours of cities, plus other exciting experiences as per itinerary& meals as indicated etc. Excludes: anything not specifically mentioned in the itinerary. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Travel insurance recommended. Value of deal is based on current rates, which are subject to change. Deposit option can be paid in 3 easy instalments prior to your trip as organised and paid directly to The Travel Warehouse. Deposit is non-refundable once your tour is booked and confirmed by The Travel Warehouse. Refund available from GrabOne within 48 hours of purchase if specific dates are not available. No cash back. Not to be used with other offers.
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