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Arrive Edinburgh

Tauck's Scotland, Wales and England travel adventure begins: 1:00 PM at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa. A transfer from Edinburgh Airport or Edinburgh Waverley train station to the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh, is...


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Scottish castles, capital sights & whisky

A sightseeing tour of historic Edinburgh with a local guide is the perfect place to begin any Scotland and England travel; enjoy an introductory tour to this city of cobbled streets, Georgian architecture and trendy lifestyles. Your tour includes visits...


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Travel to England’s Lake District

Departing Edinburgh, you’ll travel south through landscapes of forest, rivers, castles and country houses to Cumbria, England’s northwestern-most county. In contrast to the long-ago scenes of skirmishes between the Scottish and British...


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Topiary magic at Levens Hall & pub visit

Living sculpture inspires the imagination today at Levens Hall, a manor house on the banks of the River Kent. Fine furnishings and paintings adorn this stately home, a family residence throughout its history and one of the best preserved Elizabethan...


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Walled cities of yore & a taste of modern Wales

Huge, strong and first built by the Romans. Discover the power of walls built to keep ancient invaders out on a visit to the small city of Chester, England. Strategically close to Wales and the Irish Sea, Chester is one of England’s best preserved...


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Mighty Caernarfon & medieval Conwy

Mighty Caernarfon Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the setting for the investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales in 1969, sets a remarkable scale this morning. Constructed to endure, the palace was begun circa 1283 by Edward I as a symbol...


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Shakespeare’s Stratford & the spires of Oxford

It’s eastward England travel today, where literary history takes the lead. In the village of Shottery, you’ll visit the restored, timber-framed farmhouse and childhood home of Anne Hathaway, wife of William Shakespeare. Back in the Bard’s...


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From Blenheim Palace to a Cotswolds village

A first stop at St. Martin’s Church in Bladon offers an opportunity to visit the gravesite of Sir Winston Churchill. He explicitly chose to be quietly buried here, near his parents’ graves. Then discover a world of Baroque contrast at Churchill’s...


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Ancient Savvy at Stonehenge & Bath

At Stonehenge, this morning’s self-guided walk around the famous ring of stone (bluestones from Wales and sarsens thought to be from the Avon River, some weighing as much as 50 tons) shares the mystery of its origins. Purposefully put into place...


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Georgian Bath: Early urban elegance

Founded by the Romans as a thermal spa and developed more than a thousand years later into a lavish resort by the 18th-century British aristocracy, Bath today reigns as a magnificent Georgian townscape crafted from native limestone. Architecturally,...


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Windsor Castle & special evening in London

On a morning’s drive toward London travel to Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. Often used as the Queen’s weekend home and to host foreign heads of state, you’ll know if the Queen is in residence...


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London sights & West End delights

London travel adventures are filled with history, culture and diversity. On this morning’s city tour you’ll experience its most iconic sights: Big Ben, the famed clock face and bell atop Parliament’s Elizabeth Tower; Buckingham Palace,...


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Westminster Abbey and a special farewell dinner

Experience monumental London today on a guided visit to Westminster Abbey, site of England’s coronations since 1066, 16 royal weddings, and the final resting place of 17 kings and queens. The church houses not only remarkable tombs and memorials...


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Journey Home

Tauck's Scotland, Wales and England travel adventure concludes today with an included transfer from The Savoy to London’s Heathrow Airport or Gatwick Airport. Fly home anytime; please allow a minimum of three hours for...


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