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A sumptuous offering in our selection of England tours, enjoy the splendor of the English countryside and its (perhaps surprising) mouthwatering cuisine on this 10-Night Country and Culinary Experience. Local food and farming in the National Parks are at the forefront of this tour, though time in London and Liverpool are also highlighted.

An iconic black cab transports you from the airport to your London accommodation in an upscale area of the city near Hyde Park. While not a national park, it’s as close as you can get in London - bask in its serene green surroundings, and perhaps dip your feet in the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain. Day Two sees you atop a double-decker bus for an Afternoon Tea Bus Tour. You’ll enjoy an array of delectables and effortless sightseeing of London’s historic landmarks.

Travel in style to the spectacular Peak District on Day Three, with a private chauffeur pick up and stop at Windsor Castle. Entrance to the Queen’s residence is included. Ease your way into the National Park experience having tea with an English aristocrat in the 3,000-volume library of his historic home, Tissington Hall. Meandering the quiet country lanes on British classic steel bicycles follows. On Day Five you’ll be chauffeured to the Yorkshire Dales for a three-night stay. Sightseeing opportunities abound along the way. Foraging, cooking, and dairying (butter and cheese making) are unique experiences included on Days Six and Seven.

On Day Eight, your driver will chauffeur you to the mesmerizing Lake District with literary history sightseeing stops at Hill Top Farm and Dove Cottage. The Spice Trail tour is included on Day Nine, delving into the secrets of sausage, gingerbread, ale, and rum. Yum!

Your English adventure concludes with an overnight in Liverpool and the opportunity to see the Liverpool Cathedral and experience The Beatles Story.

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Included Unique Activities

  • Classic Afternoon Tea Served on A London Red Bus
  • Retro Bike Tour and Tea with An English Aristocrat in The Peak District
  • Meet a Local Sheep Farmer in The Yorkshire Dales
  • Foraging Combined with A Hands-On Cooking Demonstration 
  • Visit a Cheese-Maker in The Dales and Learn to Make Your Own Butter
  • Lake District Culinary Highlights and Local Pub Experience
Black Cab Meet & Greet Transfer - Airport to City

Black Cab Meet & Greet Transfer - Airport to City

Afternoon Tea Bus Tour

Afternoon Tea Bus Tour

Entrance to Windsor Castle

Entrance to Windsor Castle

Tissington Tea-Party Retro Bike Tour

Tissington Tea-Party Retro Bike Tour

From Field to Feast

From Field to Feast

A Taste in Time

A Taste in Time

The Spice Trail

The Spice Trail

Accommodation

2 Nights

The Queen's Gate Hotel London

2 Nights

Loosehill House Hotel

3 Nights

The Devonshire Fell

2 Nights

Low Wood Bay

1 Night

Titanic Hotel Liverpool

Transportation

  • Iconic London Black Cab Airport Transfer on arrival
  • Private Chauffeur Throughout

Dining Options

  • Sumptuous Full English Breakfasts Each Morning

Points of Interest

  • Spend Two Nights in the Upscale Kensington District of London
  • Marvel at the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace
  • Visit Westminister Abbey & Big Ben
  • Explore the Tower of London & London Bridge
  • Get Lost in Visit the Maze of Twisting, Narrow Alleyways in York's 'The Shambles'
  • Stop at 17th-Century Hill Top Farm, Home of Children's Author and Illustrator Beatrix Potter
  • Sojourn in Liverpool, the Hometown of The Beatles

Day at Leisure in London, UK

Big Ben, London

Westminster Abbey, London

Buckingham Palace, London

The Tower of London, London

London, UK

Windsor, England - South East

Peak District National Park, England - West Midlands

Available Tour Dates

April - August

From $3,798 per person

 

**This itinerary is based on a group of 12 traveling from April to August this is just an example of what is possible, one of our destination experts can work with you to create your ideal trip**  

 

Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 10 Nights in Unique 4-Star City and Country Hotels

TRANSPORTATION

  • Iconic London Black Cab Airport Transfer on arrival
  • Private Chauffeur Throughout

DINING

  • Sumptuous Full English Breakfasts Each Morning

INCLUDED UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Classic Afternoon Tea Served on A London Red Bus
  • Classic Bike Tour and Tea with An English Aristocrat in The Peak District
  • Meet a Local Sheep Farmer in The Yorkshire Dales
  • Foraging Combined with A Hands-On Cooking Demonstration 
  • Visit a Cheese-Maker in The Dales and Learn to Make Your Own Butter
  • Lake District Culinary Highlights and Local Pub Experience

POINTS OF INTEREST

  • Spend Two Nights in the Upscale Kensington District of London
  • Marvel at the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace
  • Visit Westminister Abbey & Big Ben
  • Explore the Tower of London & London Bridge
  • Get Lost in Visit the Maze of Twisting, Narrow Alleyways in York's 'The Shambles'
  • Stop at 17th-Century Hill Top Farm, Home of Children's Author and Illustrator Beatrix Potter
  • Sojourn in Liverpool, the Hometown of The Beatles

Prices Based On

  • All Taxes & Fees Included
  • Prices are Per Person based on a private group of 10 traveling together with shared rooms.
  • If you have a different group size just let us know, we will customize a tour specific to you.

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