British Classic Car Experience - Drive a Morris Minor through the Countryside

Be treated like royalty on this Authentic Vacation of castles and villages, including Downton Abbey film locations. Your five-night stay begins with a classic Black Cab that whisks you from Heathrow to your London hotel.

Stroll to Hyde Park and Kensington Palace. Kensington, as seen in Downton Abbey, has been home to British Royals since the 17th century. Today, thirteen royals, including William and Kate, live there. 

On your second day, a local guide will show you London’s landmarks in an iconic Routemaster bus. Enjoy afternoon tea and tasty delights while being regaled with stories. This evening is yours. Kick up your heels!

You’ll pick up your Morris, a British classic motor car, on your third day and head to the Cotswolds. Visit charming Bampton village, you may know it as Downton’s fictional Yorkshire, then stop at Cogges Farm. The Farm is a beautiful collection of stone buildings, some dating to the 13th century. On screen, we know it as ‘Yew Tree Farm.’ (If you’d like to tour Highclere Abbey, talk with one of our agents.) You’ve stepped back in time. Now feel pampered during your two-night Cotswolds spa and hotel stay.

Your last night is spent in Windsor, official residence of the Queen, with entrance to the castle. A splendid adventure.

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Included Unique Activities

  • Iconic Black Cab Transfer at Arrival
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea Aboard a London Red Bus
  • Self Drive a British Classic Morris Minor Car
  • Entrance to the 11th Century Royal Residence
Black Cab Meet & Greet Transfer - Heathrow Airport to City

Black Cab Meet & Greet Transfer - Heathrow Airport to City

Afternoon Tea Bus Tour

Afternoon Tea Bus Tour

Entrance to Windsor Castle

Entrance to Windsor Castle

Drive a British Classic Morris Minor Car

Drive a British Classic Morris Minor Car

Accommodation

2 Nights

The Queen's Gate Hotel London

2 Nights

The Kings

1 Night

Macdonald Windsor Hotel

Transportation

  • Arrival Traditional Black Cab Airport Transfer
  • Rental Car (Classic British Morris Minor) including Insurance, Limited Mileage & All Taxes

Dining Options

  • Authentic English breakfasts each morning to start your day

Points of Interest

  • Opportunity to explore Downton Abbey Filming Locations; Kensington Gardens, Bampton (Yorkshire), Cogges Farm (Yew Tree Farm), Lacock village 
  • Kensington Palace
  • Big Ben
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Chipping Campden
  • Cotswolds
  • Oxford
  • Windsor

London, UK

Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, London

Kensington Palace, London

Royal Albert Hall, London

Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column, London

Buckingham Palace, London

Big Ben, London

Cogges Manor Farm, UK

Low Season

Available Tour Dates

Oct - Dec 19, 2019

From $2,248 $1,998 per person

Mid Season

Available Tour Dates

Jan - April '20 | Oct - Nov '20

From $2,368 per person

High Season

Available Tour Dates

May - Sept

From $2,458 per person

 

SAVE $250 per person (must be fully paying adult), travel in 2019 to avail of the lowest cost from $1998 per person, work with a personal destination expert to customize and create your ideal journey

 

Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 5 nights Authentic English Hotels

TRANSPORTATION

  • Arrival Traditional Black Cab Airport Transfer
  • Rental Car (Classic British Morris Minor) including Insurance, Limited Mileage & All Taxes

DINING OPTIONS

  • Authentic English breakfasts each morning to start your day

INCLUDED UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Iconic Black Cab Transfer at Arrival
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea Aboard a London Red Bus
  • Self Drive a British Classic Morris Minor Car
  • Entrance to the 11th Century Royal Residence

POINTS OF INTEREST

  • Opportunity to explore Downton Abbey Filming Locations; Kensington Gardens, Bampton (Yorkshire), Cogges Farm (Yew Tree Farm), Lacock village 
  • Kensington Palace
  • Big Ben
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Chipping Campden
  • Cotswolds
  • Oxford
  • 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.

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