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Imagine exploring London, feeling time slip away in Stonehenge, the Roman ruins of Bath, Shakespeare’s home town in the Cotswolds, cruising on Windermere in the Lake District—all followed by a steam train through the wild Moors, discovering mysterious York, Sherwood Forest, and a visit to Windsor Castle. This tour is truly an exceptional England experience.

Begin in dazzling London with a classic double-decker bus tour of the city’s highlights. Pick up your rental car, and you’re off to Stonehenge, older than the pyramids, for your stay in elegant Bath. Roman ruins and Georgian shops line the streets. Enjoy a foodie tour! Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon awaits and you’ll be in on the full story of his life and times. Driving through honey-colored villages, you’ll reach the Lake District, inspiration for artists and poets. Cruise Lake Windermere for scenic shoreline views.

Next stop in York, 2,000 years old and the center of power struggles between Scotland and England. Take a steam train through the windswept moors, then walk Gothic Yorkminster, the Shambles, and the underground city. End your sojourn in Windsor and be amazed by the Castle’s treasures. Simply stunning, all of it.

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Included Unique Activities

Black Cab Meet & Greet Transfer - Heathrow Airport to City

Black Cab Meet & Greet Transfer - Heathrow Airport to City

Black Cab - Premier Classic London Tour

Black Cab - Premier Classic London Tour

The Roman Baths Admission

The Roman Baths Admission

Bath Food Tour

Bath Food Tour

Shakespeare - The Full Story Admission

Shakespeare - The Full Story Admission

24-Hour Cruise Pass on Windermere Lake

24-Hour Cruise Pass on Windermere Lake

Steam Trains, Whitby, and the North York Moors

Steam Trains, Whitby, and the North York Moors

Windsor Castle Admission

Windsor Castle Admission

Accommodation

2 Nights

Heart of the City Beautiful Hotel

2 Nights

Elegant B & B

1 Night

Luxury Heart of Stratford Hotel

2 Nights

4-Star Waterside View Hotel

2 Nights

5-Star Historic Spa Inn

1 Night

4-Star Riverside Hotel

Transportation

  • Authentic London Black Cab Meet & Greet Transfer on Arrival
  • Rental Car

Dining Options Included

  • Full Breakfast Included Each Morning

Points of Interest

  • Spend Two Nights in Central London
  • Visit Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, and the Tower of London
  • Shop on Famous Oxford Street and Wander through Regents Park
  • Explore Beautiful Bath Architecture & the Ancient Roman Baths
  • Gaze upon the Beautiful Black & White Tudor Buildings of Stratford
  • Visit the Birthplace of the World's Most Famous Playwright - Shakespeare
  • Take in Jaw-Dropping Scenery in Windermere at The Heart of The Lake District
  • Stroll the Charming Streets of the 2,000-Year Old Walled City of York
  • Be Enthralled by Stunning Warwick & Conisbrough Castles
  • Spend Some Time Exploring Peak District National Park
  • Meander through the Royal Town of Windsor

Roman Baths, Bath, Southwest Region

Pulteney Bridge, Southwest Region

Bath Abbey, Southwest Region

The Royal Crescent, Southwest Region

National Railway Museum York, Yorkshire and The Humber

The Shambles, York, Yorkshire and The Humber

York Minster, Yorkshire and The Humber

Roman Bath Pub, York, Yorkshire and The Humber

Low Season 

Available Tour Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar

From $4,238 per person

Mid Season 

Available Tour Dates

Apr, May, Nov, Dec

From $4,758 per person

High Season 

Available Tour Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

From $4,898 per person

Your 2022 Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 10 Nights Authentic Accommodations 

TRANSPORTATION

  • Authentic London Black Cab Meet & Greet Transfer on Arrival
  • Rental Car

DINING OPTIONS INCLUDED

  • Full Breakfast Included Each Morning

INCLUDED UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Half-Day Landmarks Tour in your Iconic Black Cab
  • Entrance to the Roman Baths Museum and Preserved Thermae
  • Locally Led Historic Legends and Food Tour in Bath
  • Shakespeare – The full Story, entrance to all 5 properties
  • 24-Hour Cruise Pass on Windemere Lake
  • Day Trip to Whitby and the North York Moors with Historic Steam train Ride (Seasonal March to October)
  • Entrance to the 11th Century Royal Residence; Windsor Castle

POINTS OF INTEREST

  • Spend Two Nights in Central London
  • Visit Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, and the Tower of London
  • Shop on Famous Oxford Street and Wander through Regents Park
  • Explore Beautiful Bath Architecture & the Ancient Roman Baths
  • Gaze upon the Beautiful Black & White Tudor Buildings of Stratford
  • Visit the Birthplace of the World's Most Famous Playwright - Shakespeare
  • Take in Jaw-Dropping Scenery in Windermere at The Heart of The Lake District
  • Stroll the Charming Streets of the 2,000-Year Old Walled City of York
  • Be Enthralled by Stunning Warwick & Conisbrough Castles
  • Spend Some Time Exploring Peak District National Park
  • Meander through the Royal Town of Windsor
Prices Based On
  • All Taxes & Fees Included
  • Prices are Per Person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing a room.
  • Traveling Alone? No Problem. Just Ask Us for a Single Supplement Price.

"Wonderful Ireland, Golf, Site Seeing, Relaxation"

Debbie

Texas

We had a wonderful experience visiting Ireland for the first time. All of the scheduled accommodations, sites and activities, golf courses and suggested restaurant were excellent. The people we met were very helpful and welcoming.

"Ireland Business/Vacation"

Harold

Cape Cod

Our agent, Jennifer, did an outstanding job organizing our trip. We had originally planned for 4 days, but hiring a driver was too expensive, and there were no rental cars available. She planned a train trip from Dublin to Kilkenny (absolutely great town- highly recommend a visit there) and then back to Dublin to stay in the Clontarf Castle. Everything went very smoothly and her recommendations were perfect. The Irish were/are the friendliest people we've ever met, and we can't wait to return. When we do, we will use Authentic Vacations again!

"Ireland Birthday Celebration"

Candace

MN

I cannot say enough great things about Authentic Vacations! My husband and I had an amazing time in Ireland. They set up everything for us, from staying in 4-star hotels to amazing castles. They had sites to see included in our package and suggestions for other places to go. From the day we landed in Dublin, to getting our rental car and navigating the southern coast of Ireland, it went smoothly. It was a trip of a lifetime! We are already talking about our next adventure and we will definitely go through Authentic Vacations!

"Scotland our New Second Home"

JoAnne

Texas

What began four years ago, this trip had several stops and starts. But when we finally boarded the plane it was a perfect vacation.

Rosslyn Chapel, Glamis Games, Cauloudian and the Amazing William Wallace Monument, Loch Ness, and the Jacobite Train did not disappoint. Finding more information about my family topped the list.

We had a couple of issues with lodging but was worked out. We are already looking forward to going back.

Liz, at Atholl House, in Inverness. is my new best friend

Scotland is my new second home!

Thank you, Lonna, and the whole team at Authentic Vacations for taking this journey with us.

"Game of Thrones Family Vacation"

Laura R.

Ireland

We had a great time on our 6-day Game of Thrones sightseeing tour. We appreciated that they took care of setting us up with 4 different hotels and a rental car, plus a couple of site-seeing reservations and suggestions on other things to do. 

"Wonderful Ireland Vacation"

Rowanne

Ohio

Authentic Vacations gave my agency and me exceptional service, support, and knowledge base from all team members!  

"Brothers trip to Ireland for ancestry search and golf"

Sharon L.

NV

Adina did an excellent job of making our dream trip come true after 2 years of rescheduling. All of the accommodations, especially Harvey's Point, the most beautiful, were convenient and offered wonderful breakfasts. We were greeted at the airport in Dublin by a driver even though our flight was very late getting in. Our 11-day tour had very professional drivers, especially Patsy who was with us for 8 days. 3 days of golf were booked for us, afternoon tea at Ashford castle, and entrance to Kylemore abbey. We loved Bushmills Inn in Northern Ireland and the Giant's Causeway. There were little hiccups along the way but Authentic always came through. This is the 2nd trip I have booked with Authentic Vacations and I am getting ready to plan a 3rd! I would definitely recommend this company!

"Long delayed Ireland Anniversary (thanks covid)"

Owen W.

Virgina

Absolutely wonderful anniversary vacation. We didn't really look at packages, we just gave Authentic Vacations some general desires and they delivered!

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