Weekend sightseeing breaks from London

Short 2 to 4 day breaks guided and semi-independent from London

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Short breaks from London

On this page we bring to your attention some very good value for money short sightseeing breaks from London, with 2, 3 or 4 day durations operating both over the weekend and during the week.

Short breaks to Paris and Scotland are by fast train with tour buses based in the destination city for sightseeing..

All short breaks operate throughout the year and offer you the flexibility and choice to be as independent or organised in your sightseeing as you require.

Amsterdam short breaks are by coach and also include a visit to Bruge on the way back to London.

If you are very limited on time, the fast trains between London and both Paris and Edinburgh do allow taster day tours to both cities.

At Easter and Christmas / New Year,special longer duration versions of the 3 day tours are commonly made available.

Paris 4 day Easter weekend by Eurostar - April 19th 2019

This Easter Holiday weekend 2019, you can experience a fully guided 4 day Paris by Eurostar tour, with optional excursions to the stunning Palace of Versailles and Disneyland® Resort Paris.

A River Seine cruise is included in your trip as well as 3 nights' accommodation, breakfast, Eurostar transfer from London, Cambridge or Kent and the services of a tour guide for the duration of your tour.

Easter weekend 2019 4 day short break, Eurostar to Paris tour tickets


Edinburgh 4 day Easter weekend by high speed train - April 19th 2019

This Easter Holiday weekend 2019, travel by high speed train with an experienced guide to Scotland's renowned capital, Edinburgh.

You will have plenty of free time to walk along the Royal Mile, see Edinburgh Castle and the new Scottish Parliament building and even take a day trip to experience the breathtaking scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Additional ghouls and ghosts and a whisky tasting tour are also available for a supplement.

This really is a memorable tour and with an extra day over the Easter weekend, you can enjoy it at a leisurely pace.

Easter weekend 2019 4 day short break to Edinburgh, Scotland from London tickets


Paris 2 to 4 day short breaks from London

Paris is just 2 hours 15 minutes away from London using the high-speed Eurostar trains that travel city centre to city centre.

The Eurostar trains do make it possible to make a day tour to Paris from London.

But like London, you really need several days to get a real experience of what this great city of Paris offers.

And we offer more than eight short breaks to Paris, from budget to luxury, guided and independent.

Budget 3 day weekend breaks to Paris - full details

Overnight and 4 day short breaks to Paris - full details

Scotland short breaks by rail from London

Like Paris, Edinburgh is connected to London by fast train. Using Edinburgh as a base you can explore the rest of Scotland even sampling the best of the Highlands of Scotland.

And again, like Paris the trains do make it possible to make a day tour to Edinburgh from London

Overnight tours are available if yo just want to concentrate on Edinburgh.

If you want to venture outside Edinburgh with a day in the Scottish Highlands then you will need an extra day.

Overnight tour to Edinburgh - full details

Budget 3 day weekend breaks to Scotland - full details

3 day mid-week break to Scotland - full details

Amsterdam budget weekend 3 day short break by coach from London

We have a choice of two value for money weekend 3 day breaks from London to Amsterdam.

Both are very similar in content and include a visit to Bruges in Belgium as well as Amsterdam.

Both tours have departures all year departing Friday and returning to London late Sunday evening.

Budget 3 day weekend breaks to Amsterdam - full details

Visiting Stonehenge and/or Bath and/or Windsor

Stonehenge Morning Or Afternoon Half Day Tour- £46

Stonehenge & London Day Tour (Apr-Oct only) - £55

Windsor Castle Windsor Morning & Afternoon Tours - from £51

Windsor, Bath & Stonehenge (inc Lunch, no adm Roman Baths) - £109

Windsor, Bath & Stonehenge (no Lunch, inc adm Roman Baths) - £89

Windsor, Bath, Stonehenge & Salisbury - £93

Windsor, Bath & Stonehenge (Small Group - Max 16 people) - £145

Stonehenge & Bath (Stonehenge admission only) - 3.5 hrs in Bath - £64

Stonehenge & Bath (Stonehenge & Baths adm) - 3.5 hrs in Bath - £75

Stonehenge & Windsor - £84

Stonehenge & Avebury - £74

Windsor, Stonehenge & Oxford - £99

Stratford, Cotswolds, Bath & Stonehenge - £105

Visiting Cotswolds and/or Oxford and/or Stratford and/or Warwick

Oxford, Stratford & Warwick Castle - £99

Stratford & Cotswolds (inc Anne Hathaway’s) - £84

In-depth Cotswolds Only Tour + Lunch - £92

In-depth Cotswolds Only Tour + Lunch (Small Group) - £145

Blenheim Palace, Downton Abbey Village & Cotswolds Tour - £85

Stratford, Cotswolds, Bath & Stonehenge - £105

Windsor, Stonehenge & Oxford - £99

Oxford & Cambridge Tour (May-Sep only) - £99

Downton Abbey & Blenheim Palace (Small Group) - £145

Visiting Canterbury, Leeds Castle & Dover

Leeds Castle, Dover & Canterbury with river cruise - £99

Leeds Castle, Dover & Canterbury (Small Group Apr - Oct) - £145

Dover Castle, White Cliffs & Canterbury - £87

Special Theme Tours

Stonehenge Special Access (Walk Among Stones) Tours

Downton Abbey + Highclere Castle Tours

Harry Potter Tours

Small Group Tours (Maximum 16 people)

Windsor Castle, Stonehenge and Bath - £145

Stonehenge, Glastonbury & Avebury - £145

Lacock, Bath & Stonehenge - £145

In-depth Cotswolds Only Tour + Lunch (Apr to Oct) - £145

Oxford, Cotswolds & Stratford -£145

Leeds Castle, Dover & Canterbury (Apr to Oct) - £145

1, 2 & 3 Day Breaks to Paris, Scotland & Amsterdam

Day Trip to Paris - from £165

3 Day Paris - from £269

Day Trip to Edinburgh - from £184

2 Day Edinburgh - from £275

3 Day Edinburgh & Scotland Weekend - from £289

3 Day Edinburgh & Scotland Weekday - from £479

3 Day Amsterdam - from £249

Special Offer Day Tours From London