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8 Day Heart of Wales and England


  • Tower of London
  • Windsor Castle
  • Stonehenge
  • Oxford
  • Caernarfon Castle
  • Cardiff
  • Conwy Castle
  • Cardiff Bay

From £1269

2017 - 8 Day Heart of Wales & England
Superior First Class Hotels - 7 Nts / 13 Meals

Highlights:

  • Cardiff Castle Welsh Banquet
  • St Pauls Cathedral, London
  • Stonehenge
  • Roman Baths & Pump Room
  • Shakespeare’s Birthplace
  • Windsor Castle
  • Snowdonia Train Ride

For further information and bookings please contact us:
E-mail:
  lesley@best-of-scotland.co.uk
Tel:  +44 (0)1592 752990
Fax:  +44 (0)1592 331680
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2017 Heart of Wales & England 8 Days / 7 Nights

Day 1: London Arrival & Tour
Your vacation starts at your London hotel at 2:00 pm when you meet your tour director. Head out on a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks. Stop at St. Paul’s Cathedral to tour the awe-inspiring interior. In the evening meet your tour director to discuss your trip over a welcome drink and dine in your hotel.
(D)

Day 2: Tower of London & City Sights
Today take an open-top bus tour to travel at your own pace on a number of different bus routes. Visit either the Tower of London to view the magnificent Crown Jewels or Kensington Palace, home of Princess Diana. The evening is free for dining.
(B)

Day 3: Stonehenge, Bath & Traditional Welsh Evening
Drive to Salisbury Plain to view the huge monoliths of Stonehenge and learn about their history. Next head to Bath to visit the Roman Baths and Pump Room, hot mineral-rich springs that have been popular since Roman times. Travel into Wales to your hotel in Cardiff and dine at a Welsh Evening with a show.
(B, D)

Day 4: Train Ride & Welsh Scenery
Take a panoramic drive around Cardiff, Wales’ proud capital, to view the principal features. Drive through the gentle hills of Brecon Beacons National Park and continue north through charming countryside and local towns. Take a narrow-gauge train ride through Snowdonia. Continue to Caernarfon, where the Prince of Wales was invested in 1969. Check in to your hotel and take a look around the walled town.
(B, D)

Day 5: Castles of North Wales, Slate Museum & Snowdonia
Today tour North Wales, starting with a visit to the National Slate Museum, which tells about the region’s former slate industry and pause for photos of Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales. Stop in Conwy to view its huge castle, narrow medieval streets and the smallest house in Britain. Tour the massive walls and battlements of Caernarfon Castle, one of the many 13th century castles built by Edward I.
(B, D)

Day 6: Llangollen & Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon
Drive to the charming village of Llangollen with many quaint tearooms and shops, if you wish to buy any Welsh souvenirs. Head across the English border for a look around the picturesque town of Bridgnorth. Drive to Stratford-upon-Avon for a panoramic tour and visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace to see an exhibition about his life and the house where he was born. Today it is furnished as it would have been in his day. Check in to your nearby hotel.
(B, D)

Day 7: Cotswolds & Windsor Castle
Drive through the gentle hills of the Cotswolds and stop in Broadway, typical of the lovely old villages with centuries-old houses built in the local stone. Take a walking tour through Oxford to learn about the city and the famous colleges, most of which date back centuries. Tour Windsor Castle, where you can see the State Apartments and St. George’s Chapel. Take a brief walking tour around the town with a local guide after dinner.
(B, D)

Day 8: Tour Ends in Windsor
Your tour ends after breakfast.
(B)

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

Hotels:
Superior First Class

  • Park Plaza Hotel Waterloo, London (2 nights)
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff (1 night)
  • Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarfon (2 nights)
  • The Stratford Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon (1 night)
  • Macdonald Windsor Hotel, Windsor (1 night)

Tour Includes:

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • 7 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 6 dinners (D) including - Welcome dinner in London - Cardiff Castle Welsh Banquet - 4 table d'hote dinners
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Tours of London, Cardiff and Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Walking tours of Conwy, Oxford and Windsor
  • London open-top bus tour with Tower of London or Kensington Palace visit
  • Visits and admissions to St Paul’s Cathedral, Stonehenge, Roman Baths & Pump Room, Cardiff Castle, National Slate Museum, Caernarfon Castle, Shakespeare’s Birthplace and Windsor Castle
  • Audio headsets and group photo
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies

2017: Start London - End London

Single room supplement: £440
The prices are land only and per person sharing a twin room

2017
Saturday 8 April 2017 £1269
Saturday 20 May 2017 £1369
Saturday 3 June 2017 £1369
Saturday 10 June 2017 £1369
Saturday 24 June 2017 £1369
Saturday 1 July 2017 £1369
Saturday 15 July 2017 £1369
Saturday 29 July 2017 £1369
Saturday 5 August 2017 £1369
Saturday 12 August 2017 £1369
Saturday 26 August 2017 £1369
Saturday 2 September 2017 £1369
Saturday 9 September 2017 £1369
Saturday 16 September 2017 £1369
Saturday 23 September 2017 £1369
Saturday 30 September 2017 £1269
Saturday 14 October 2017 £1269


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