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Tally-ho to one of our best England vacations, including gorgeous accommodations and breakfast each morning!  Spend eight nights wending your way around England, discovering the very best of this small, but historically famous and varied country.  Your tour begins and ends in London - a truly cosmopolitan and vibrant city.  From the historic glory of world-renowned sites like Big Ben, to the modern lure of the London Eye, this city has something for everyone.  After two nights in London, including an iconic Black Cab Landmarks Tour, collect your rental car and head west to Bath.  Along the way, don’t miss the marvels of Stonehenge and Avebury, which contains the largest megalithic stone circle in the world.  Upon arrival in Bath, you’ll relax in the warm, mineral-rich water of Britain’s Thermae Bath Spa and enjoy a sumptuous food tour the following day.  Spend your fifth night in Tudor-inspired Stratford-Upon-Avon - birthplace of William Shakespeare, where you’ll get the ‘Full Story’.  On Days Six and Seven explore the famous City of York, including a steam train journey to seaside Whitby and the wild, windswept North York Moors.  Can you hear the trumpets?  The last full day of your tour includes entry into Windsor Castle – the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and official residence of the Queen!  Don’t miss Sherwood Forest, fabled home of Robin Hood, along the way.

Included Unique Activities

Black Cab Meet & Greet Transfer - Heathrow Airport to City

Black Cab Meet & Greet Transfer - Heathrow Airport to City

Black Cab - 3 Hour London Highlights Tour

Black Cab - 3 Hour London Highlights 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

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

Dorsett City Hotel

2 Nights

Brindley's Guesthouse

1 Night

Arden Hotel

2 Nights

The Grand Hotel & Spa

1 Night

Macdonald Windsor Hotel

Transportation

  • Authentic London Black Cab Meet and Greet on Arrival
  • Included Rental Car - Insurance, Unlimited Mileage & All Taxes paid!

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
  • Be enthralled by Stunning Warwick Castle
  • Stroll the Charming Streets of the 2,000-Year Old Walled City of York
  • Spend Some Time Exploring Peak District National Park

Oxford Street, London

Roman Baths, Bath, Southwest Region

Pulteney Bridge, Southwest Region

Bath Abbey, Southwest Region

The Royal Crescent, Southwest Region

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, West Midlands Region

Birthplace of Shakespeare, West Midlands Region

Stonehenge, Southwest Region

Low Season

Available Tour Dates

Jan - Mar | Nov - Dec

From $2,548 per person

Mid Season

Available Tour Dates

Apr - May | Sep - Oct

From $2,798 per person

High Season

Available Tour Dates

June - August

From $2,798 per person

Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • Authentic Accommodations -City Hotel to Boutique Guesthouse!

TRANSPORTATION

  • Authentic London Black Cab Meet and Greet on Arrival
  • Included Rental Car - Insurance, Unlimited Mileage & All Taxes paid!

DINING OPTIONS

  • Full Breakfast Included Each Morning

INCLUDED UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Half-Day London Landmarks Tour in your Iconic Black Cab
  • Entrance to the Historic Royal Baths
  • Locally Led Historic Legends and Food Tour in Bath
  • Shakespeare – The full Story, entrance to all 5 properties
  • Day Trip to Whitby and the North York Moors with Historic Steam train Ride
  • 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
  • Be enthralled by Stunning Warwick Castle
  • Stroll the Charming Streets of the 2,000-Year Old Walled City of York
  • Spend Some Time Exploring Peak District National Park
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. Solo Travelers Pay a Single Supplement Price of US$1,598

"Trip to Big Sky"

Shelly G.

PA

This trip was a dream! Amanda A helped us book a trip to Big Sky, MT and it was the most amazing vacation ever. The whole trip was smooth sailing and we honestly couldn't have asked for a better experience. The hotels were sooo nice, all of the activities she planned out were so fun. I will never book a trip another way, Authentic Vacations is the ONLY way to go! Already looking forward to booking my next trip!

"Family vacation"

Kristy M.

SC

Amanda A. is the best travel agent I have ever worked with! She is friendly, nice and really cares about her clients. I will always recommend her to my family and friends. The places we stayed and activities she recommended were all terrific. We are looking forward to planning our Ireland/Scotland vacation with Amanda's help for next September. We love her!

"Couple's Vacation in Wales"

Kellie H.

Texas

We have just booked our 3rd trip with Lauren to Wales next summer and we expect that as usual it will be amazing. Lauren has previously sent my husband and I to Ireland and Scotland and we know that with her everything will go absolutely perfect. She really goes above and beyond to tailor our trips to our personalities and she knows what we like to do. Every hotel or B&B we've stayed in have been perfect. We have never worried about logistics etc... It is so wonderful to go on a trip and know that when you get there absolutely everything is taken care of and all there is left to do is enjoy! We will continue to call upon Lauren for future vacations and cannot wait for our next adventure!

"Awesome Yellowstone Vacation"

Duane K.

Thank you, Josi! What a wonderful trip it was. I cannot tell you how happy we are you made dinner reservations. We ate at all the best spots, but we watched them turn away customer after customer because they were over booked. Great weather! It snowed a bit the day we arrived, and was in the 70’s/80’s and sunny the rest of the time. Just beautiful. Did you order the weather too? Spring Creek was great. The Yellowstone tour was awesome (Bison, Deer, Antelope, Bear, Elk, Moose). Paddleboard company was great. Also, the Hotel in Salt Lake is 5 star. I’ve stayed in the nicest hotels in New York, Chicago, LA and this one is a classic. My appreciation to you!

"Ireland Vacation"

Nicole A

What an amazing trip! Michelle was amazing at assisting in the planning. Our hotels were amazing. The recommended itinerary suited exactly what my family and I wanted to experience on our trip to Ireland. I would definitely utilize Authentic Vacations again!

"Driving through history"

Ed

Edmonton

We had an excellent trip. Absolutely no problems with bookings that Donna arranged. Driving Ireland and seeing it at your own pace lets you stop to admire ruins not normally on a tour. Only thing we would do differently is upgrade the car. As someone who enjoys driving I regret not having something a little more sporty!

"Christmas in Ireland"

William

We talked to Lainie about what we were looking for. She listened to our wishes offering suggestion and developed our plan. We got exactly what we were looking for. Made sure we were happy and answering a million questions. We couldn’t be happier. Thank you Lainie !

"An epic solo road trip!"

Anthea O.

Singapore

Just want to say a big thank you to Anna for all her help and patience in supporting my free and easy solo road trip across Ireland, chasing writers poets and thin places. The bed and breakfast choices were fantastic. I don't usually go through an agent to help with booking accommodation etc. but I had little to do so myself so am glad that I had Anna to take that load off me. I appreciate too that Anna was on WhatsApp with me and very responsive. I felt very supported. Thank you.

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