THE CULTURAL AND NATURAL WONDERS OF NORWAY & ICELAND

This England travel experience covers England’s story, from 7,000 years ago to the present! Begin this journey in brilliant London.  Founded 2,000 years ago by the Romans, it is the diverse European center of culture and financial wizardry. Enjoy a Black Cab to London’s highlights—ask your driver questions. Pick up your rental car and head west to elegant Bath. (Stop en route at Stonehenge, older than the pyramids.) Visit the Roman baths and the fascinating Mary Shelley's House of Frankenstein.

Your next stop is Liverpool, a center of pop culture, the arts, and the Beatles. This city is pure fun. On your way to York, visit stunning Warwick Castle and the Peak District National Park. Absolutely gorgeous. In the city itself, consider a tour of the underground town, Gothic Yorkminster, and The Shambles. All tell a story. Finally, Windsor Castle, oldest castle in England, awaits. Relax, renew, and let England into your heart.

PLAN AND BOOK

Included Unique Activities

Black Cab Meet & Greet Transfer - Heathrow Airport to City

Black Cab Meet & Greet Transfer - Heathrow Airport to City

Premier Classic London Tour in an Iconic Black Cab

Premier Classic London Tour in an Iconic Black Cab

The Roman Baths Admission

The Roman Baths Admission

Mary Shelley's House of Frankenstein Multi-Sensory Museum

Mary Shelley's House of Frankenstein Multi-Sensory Museum

Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Liverpool

Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Liverpool

Steam Trains, Whitby, and the North York Moors

Steam Trains, Whitby, and the North York Moors

Windsor Castle Admission

Windsor Castle Admission

Accommodations

2 Nights

4-Star Classic Luxury Hotel

2 Nights

The Queensberry Hotel

2 Nights

Luxury Landmark Hotel

2 Nights

The Grand Hotel & Spa

1 Night

4-Star Riverside Hotel

Transportation and Guides

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

Meals 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
  • Sojourn in Liverpool, the Hometown of The Beatles
  • Stroll the Charming Streets of the 2,000-Year Old Walled City of York
  • Be Enthralled by Stunning York Minster and Warwick Castle
  • Spend Some Time Exploring Peak District National Park
  • Meander through the Royal Town of Windsor

British Museum, Greater London

Piccadilly Circus, Greater London

Oxford Street, Greater London

London, Greater London

The Regent's Park, Greater London

Buckingham Palace, Greater London

Salisbury, Southwest Region

Stonehenge, Southwest Region

UNESCO World Heritage sites

Bath

Bath

Stonehenge

Stonehenge

Included Unique Experiences

  • Authentic London Black Cab Meet and Greet
  • Half Day Landmarks Tour in your Iconic Black Cab
  • Visit the Roman Bath Museum and Preserved Thermae
  • Mary Shelley's House of Frankenstein Museum in Bath
  • Fascinating 2 Hour Beatles Bus Tour in Liverpool
  • 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

2024 MID SEASON

Available Dates

Nov, Dec

From $3,729 per person

2024 HIGH SEASON

Available Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

From $3,941 per person

2025 MID SEASON

Available Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec

From $3,915 per person

2025 HIGH SEASON

Available Dates

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

From $4,138 per person

Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 9 Nights Authentic Accommodations 

TRANSPORTATION

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

DINING OPTIONS INCLUDED

  • Full Breakfast Included Each Morning

INCLUDED UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Authentic London Black Cab Meet and Greet
  • Half Day Landmarks Tour in your Iconic Black Cab
  • Visit the Roman Bath Museum and Preserved Thermae
  • Mary Shelley's House of Frankenstein in Bath
  • Fascinating 2 Hour Beatles Bus Tour in Liverpool
  • 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
  • Sojourn in Liverpool, the Hometown of The Beatles
  • Stroll the Charming Streets of the 2,000-Year Old Walled City of York
  • Be Enthralled by Stunning York Minster and Warwick Castle
  • 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.

"Great trip in Ireland & Scotland"

Tena

Ireland/Scotland trip was a great trip planned with our group and Jorie. We thoroughly enjoyed each city we visited in both countries. All our hotels were very nice but as older adults, I would advise to pack light which is hard to do if your visit is extended but we had to climb stairs in several places. My favorite thing in both countries are the people. Everyone was so friendly and inviting at hotels, restaurants and local sites. We felt completely safe and comfortable. I would agree with other travelers that driving is stressful for both driver and passengers especially in Ireland where the roads are extremely narrow with rock walls on each side. Next trip will include staying in certain cities with tours out. JerPoint Park in Ireland was a favorite of our group of 4. Authentic Vacations plans, reservations and communications were first rate.

"Wonderful Scottish and Irish adventure"

James

South Carolina

Lauren, thank you for putting together a wonderful Scottish and Irish adventure. In many unexpected ways it indeed was an adventure that we will remember forever. So sincere thanks. Despite a glitch in St Andrews your team's recovery actually made St Andrews the highpoint of our trip. Staying at Rusacks overlooking the first tee and eighteenth green of the old course was awesome. All the Hotels were first rate. Experiences - awesome The Clontarf Castle is an awesome way to the trip. Well done y'all.  Big city stays - We all felt like we could have used an extra day in the larger cities. They all had a story to tell, and we just had enough time to scratch the surface. Self-drive - while less expensive alternative, the person doing the driving misses out on a lot in transit, while the passenger's white knuckle thru the driver's learning process. Also, the roads in Scotland and Ireland are no joke.  Would recommend it is worth it to hire a private chauffer driver or go Small Guided for sure.

"Scotland Birthday Trip"

Michelle

Agency

Adina, I'm following up on my client's train/whiskey tour/ birthday trip to Scotland in October. They had a wonderful time! The whiskey tour day was their favorite, made extra special by their driver Alec who was a superstar. My client's boyfriend is a real train enthusiast. They enjoyed all the train trips, and Nick was like a child on the Jacobite train. Thanks so much for your help with this trip. You clearly know Scotland and planned a very nice route with some unique requirements. I greatly appreciate your expertise and attentive service. I look forward to working with you again in the future. An early Happy Holidays!

"Memorable Trip in Italy"

Loryl

Fort Thomas, KY

Amber, I received this email from my client Mrs. R this morning - I love being able to share these with you all :).

"Loryl, WOW! What a wonderful trip we had in Italy! Thank you for helping make this trip so memorable. We have so many wonderful memories that we will cherish forever. It was a trip of a lifetime. Thank You!  I guess we need to start thinking about our next trip. "

"Trip of a lifetime in Ireland"

Cathryn

Jennifer, I want to thank you for planning and arranging our wonderful vacation in Ireland. Everything was easy Peezy as my granddaughter would say. The hotels were all beautiful, each one was uniquely different and beautiful. We enjoyed each and the food was enjoyable. We enjoyed all the extra goodies. We were not able to take either sea cruise as the weather canceled the trips. The best decision we made was to have a guide /driver. Martin was an absolute wonder. I wanted to bring him home with us. He saw to every detail and was extremely entertaining to boot. His recommendations were spot on to our interests. I think he knows everyone in Ireland. The car was super too. The back seats were massage chairs. How cool can you get? As a great extra the Owner of Screebe House bought two of my paintings and commissioned two more. Again, many thanks for the trip of a lifetime.

"Two-week trip to Ireland and Scotland"

Wanda

Our vacation was wonderful we had a great time on our two-week trip to Ireland and Scotland. Jorie helped us plan our trip, she worked hard to include all the places we wanted to see and selected some great adventures for us to enjoy along the way. We truly loved Ireland, the countryside the beautiful sights and the flowers blooming everywhere made our visit one to remember for sure. 

"Wonderful Anniversary Trip in Ireland"

Tim

Hi Jorie, Rose and I had a wonderful time in Ireland! We couldn’t believe how well everything worked out and the locations selected for our stays were excellent. We really loved the Country House and Abbyglen Castle.  The staff at Abbbyglen Castle were so nice and made our anniversary evening wonderful! We had no idea there was so much aviation and radio history in Clifden! As for the other locations they were all first-rate as well. We went to the “Man O’ War” Pub for dinner our last night in Ireland. It was a great recommendation. The atmosphere, hospitality, and food were awesome. Again, thank you for helping to set up a wonderful trip which we will never forget. 

"All of my clients had only positive feedback"

Kelly

Mesa, AZ

This was my first time using Authentic Vacations. I worked with Ellie, and she knocked it out of the park! Every detail with transfers, trains, boutique hotels, castles, private tours and fantastic client feedback will keep me coming back! I had 5 vacations with varied budgets this past month. All of my clients had only positive feedback. Emails and phone correspondence were quickly answered, which can make or break my decision to partner with someone. If you are looking for a destination expert, AV will not disappoint! Thank you for making me look like a rockstar, Ellie and AV!!

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