Day 1 DEPART HOME
Overnight flight to London.
Day 2 ARRIVE LONDON (2 NIGHTS)
After checking in to your hotel the rest of your day is free to explore this magical city.
Day 3 LONDON FREE DAY
Today is a completely free day to take in the sights. Perhaps visit Westminster Abbey and see Buckingham Palace or take in one of the many incredible museums the city has to offer.Full Breakfast
Day 4 LONDON – CAMBRIDGE – YORK – DARLINGTON
Enjoy a scenic drive towards the university city of Cambridge. Explore the cobbled streets and see some of the world famous colleges. On arrival in York, your Travel Director will show you some of the highlights of this city on an orientation walk. View the magnificent Gothic Minster and see the famous street called the Shambles. Dine tonight in your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 DARLINGTON – EDINBURGH SIGHTSEEING – EDINBURGH (PEEBLES)
View Hadrian's Wall, a defensive wall built by the Romans in 122 A.D. Cross the border into Bonnie Scotland and arrive in the capital city Edinburgh. The city sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes views of the Georgian New Town, Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Spend free time exploring on your own.Full Breakfast
Day 6 EDINBURGH (PEEBLES) – LAKE DISTRICT – LIVERPOOL (HAYDOCK)
Heading south, stop at Gretna Green, where eloping couples married against their parents' wishes. Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Windermere as you travel through the Lake District. Stop in the village of Grasmere where the poet, William Wordsworth, lived and wrote his most acclaimed poem, ‘The Daffodils'. This afternoon spend time exploring Liverpool, home city of the ‘Fab Four' before checking into your hotel in nearby Haydock.Full Breakfast
Day 7 LIVERPOOL (HAYDOCK) – CHESTER – STRATFORD-UPON-AVON – LONDON
This morning visit Chester. View the Medieval Walls, the cathedral and the black and white timbered buildings known as the ‘Rows'. Visit Stratford-upon-Avon, the town synonymous with the famous playwright William Shakespeare. Later arrive in London, where your memorable vacation comes to an end. Full Breakfast
Day 8 LONDON – RETURN HOME
Say goodbye to your traveling companions before your return flight home.Full Breakfast