The Best of Southern England

This tour is ideal for the first time visitor to England. It covers the South and Midlands of England and this helps to keep the amount of travelling down to a minimum whilst taking in many of England's "must see" sights. We have included an evening at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford and can also arrange theatre tickets in London.

 

Day 1 IN FLIGHT

Depart for London

Day 2 ARRIVE IN LONDON – OXFORD – STRATFORD AREA (2 nights)

Walking Tour of Oxford, inclu

ding guided tour of Christ Church College

Day 3 STRATFORD AND SURROUNDING AREA

Holy Trinity Church, Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, RSC Performance in the evening

Day 4 COTSWOLDS – WELLS (3 nights)

Tour of the Cotswolds with stops at various towns and villages. Lunch in a Cotswold pub.

Day 5 WELLS, GLASTONBURY AND BATH

Glastonbury Abbey, Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, Wells Cathedral for Evensong

Day 6 SALISBURY AREA

Stonehenge, Old Sarum, Salisbury Cathedral (tower tour), Choral Evensong in Salisbury Cathedral

Day 7 WELLS – WINCHESTER – LONDON ( 3 nights)

Winchester Cathedral and castle, Jane Austen’s House

Day 8 LONDON

Westminster Abbey, Thames boat cruise from WestminsterPier to Tower Bridge, Tower of London, Choral Evensong and visit to St.Paul’s Cathedral

Day 9 HALF DAY TRIP TO CANTERBURY

Canterbury Cathedral, Afternoon free for shopping

Theatre tickets available for evening performances

Day 10 DEPARTURE

Transfer to airport for flight back home.

This is a suggested itinerary to provoke discussion. Please ask us to make any amendments that you wish so that we may offer you a tour to fit your group’s needs exactly.