Tours of England, Scotland & Wales from London of 5 to 8 days

A range of tours exploring the best Great Britain has to offer


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Why choose these 5 to 8 day tours visiting the best of Britain?

The tours showcased on this page enable the visitor to get a taste of the best that Great Britain has to offer outside of London in a relatively short duration.


London is not England or Great Britain, in fact its a totally different culture and pace of life to much of the rest of the country.

The sheer variety in landscape and diversity of memorable experiences available is reflected in these tours.

 

All the tours on this page are operated by Trafalgar Tours who operate tours worldwide and are known for the quality and service levels of their tours.

The Trafalgar Tours featured below are their best tours covering Great Britain and Ireland.


Tour 1 - Real Britain (6 days)

This tour covers a lot of ground in a relatively short space of time travelling the length of England first west coast and back along the east visiting Wales and Scotland along the way.


This adventure covers a diverse range of experiences from the famous ancient neolithic monument of Stonehenge, the Roman Baths at Bath, the peaks of Wales or the history of Edinburgh castle.


A highlight for many is the traditional supper hosted by a local family in the dining room of either their elegant town house in the city or in their impressive country house overlooking picturesque scenery in the Vale of York on Day 5

Tour highlights

  • Visit Stonehenge, the Roman Baths in Bath, the Tudor town of Ludlow, Gretna Green, Edinburgh Castle and Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon

  • View Bath Abbey, Cardiff Castle, the Lake District's magnificent scenery, Hadrian's Wall, York Minster and Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage

  • City tour of Edinburgh

  • Orientation of Bath, Cardiff, Liverpool and York

  • Optional Experiences and free time

  • All hotel and restaurant tips, charges and local taxes taken care of

  • 5 nights accommodation at cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted with breakfast and 2 evening meals

  • An expert Travel Director with audio headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi

Tour days, departure point

Mondays all year from London Reception Centre at County Hall by the London Eye or the Hilton Kensington hotel


Real Britain Tour from London Ticketing

Tour 2 - Amazing Britain Tour (8 Days)

This tour covers similar ground to Tour 1 above, the Real Britain Tour. The Amazing Britain tour uses the extra 2 days to venture deep into the Scottish Highlands. Tour 1 stops short of the Scottish Highlands in Edinburgh.


Tour highlights

  • Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Edinburgh Castle, a Whisky Distillery, Gretna Green, Wye Valley, the Roman Baths in Bath and the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge

  • View Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage, York Minster, Hadrians' Wall, Jedburgh Abbey and Tintern Abbey

  • City tour of Edinburgh

  • Orientation of York, Durham, Glasgow, Bristol and Bath

  • See the 18th green on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Blair Castle and the Lake District

  • Optional Experiences and free time

  • All hotel and restaurant tips, charges and local taxes taken care of

  • 7 nights accommodation at cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted with breakfast and 3 evening meals, 1 lunch
  • An expert Travel Director with audio headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi

Tour days, departure point

Departs between April and October up to 3 days in a week departing from London Reception Centre at County Hall by the London Eye or the Hilton Kensington hotel


Amazing Britain Tour from London Ticketing

Tour 3 - Britain and Ireland Highlights Tour (8 Days)

This tour works its way up the British Mainland to Edinburgh before crossing to Northern Ireland and travelling down the length of the island of Ireland before crossing back to Wales and east to back to London.


This tour doesn't explore the Scottish Highlands like Tour 2 and visits Northern Ireland but not the scenic South west of Ireland like tour 4.


Tour highlights

  • Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Edinburgh Castle, Gretna Green, the Irish National Stud farm and Japanese Garden, the Waterford Crystal Showroom, the Roman Baths in Bath and the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge

  • View York Minster, Glasgow Cathedral and George Square and Kilkenny Castle and Gardens

  • City tour of Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin

  • Orientation of York, Glasgow, Cardiff and Bath

  • See thee Principality Stadium in Cardiff

  • Optional Experiences and free time

  • All hotel and restaurant tips, charges and local taxes taken care of

  • 7 nights accommodation at cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted with breakfast and 3 evening meals
  • An expert Travel Director with audio headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi

Tour days, departure point

Departs between April and October up to 3 days in a week departing from London Reception Centre at County Hall by the London Eye or the Hilton Kensington hotel


Britain and Ireland Highlights Tour (8 Days) from London Ticketing

Tour 4 - Britain and Ireland Highlights Tour (12 Days)

This tour is similar to Tour 3 but instead of crossing from Scotland to Northern Ireland it comes back down the west cost of England and through North Wales before getting the ferry to Dublin in Ireland.


This tour doesn't visit Northern Ireland but instead spends time in the west and south-west of Ireland.


Tour highlights

  • Visit the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge, the Roman Baths in Bath, the Waterford Crystal Showroom, Blarney Castle to kiss the stone, the Rock of Cashel, Gretna Green, Edinburgh Castle, Alnwick, Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon and one of the famous colleges of Oxford (when open)

  • View the home to Harry Potter & Hogwarts' Alnwick Castle, York Minster, Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage and Sir Winston Churchill's grave at Bladon

  • City tour of Dublin and Edinburgh

  • Orientation of Bath, Cardiff, Chester, York and Oxford

  • See the Lake District's magnificent scenery

  • Optional Experiences and free time

  • All hotel and restaurant tips, charges and local taxes taken care of

  • 11 nights accommodation at cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted with breakfast and 5 evening meals
  • An expert Travel Director with audio headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi

Tour days, departure point

Departs between April and September up to 2 days in a week r from London Reception Centre at County Hall by the London Eye or the Hilton Kensington hotel


Britain and Ireland Highlights Tour (12 Days) from London Ticketing


Visiting Stonehenge and/or Bath and/or Windsor

Stonehenge Morning Or Afternoon Half Day Tour- £49

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

Windsor Castle Windsor Morning & Afternoon Tours - from £53

Windsor, Bath & Stonehenge (inc Lunch, no adm Roman Baths) - £112

Windsor, Bath & Stonehenge (no Lunch, inc adm Roman Baths) - £95

Windsor, Bath, Stonehenge & Salisbury - £99

Windsor & Bath Day Tour - from £73

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

Stonehenge & Bath (Stonehenge admission only) - 3.5 hrs in Bath - £71

Stonehenge & Bath (Stonehenge & Baths adm) - 3.5 hrs in Bath - £85

Stonehenge & Windsor (featuring extended time at Windsor) - £87

Stonehenge & Avebury - £74

Windsor, Stonehenge & Oxford - £102

Stratford, Cotswolds, Bath & Stonehenge - £108

Stonehenge, Glastonbury & Avebury (Small Group) - £145

Lacock, Bath & Stonehenge (Small Group) - £145

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

Oxford, Stratford & Warwick Castle - £102

Oxford, Cotswolds & Stratford (Small Group) -£145

Stratford & Cotswolds (inc Anne Hathaway’s) - £87

Shakespeare’s Stratford–upon–Avon - £55-75 (no admissions incl)

In-depth Cotswolds Only Tour + Lunch - £95

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

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

Stratford, Cotswolds, Bath & Stonehenge - £108

Windsor, Stonehenge & Oxford - £102

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 - £102

Canterbury, Dover Castle, White Cliffs & Rochester (Small Group Apr - Oct) - £89

Dover Castle, White Cliffs & Canterbury - £87

Special Theme Tours

Stonehenge Special Access (Walk Among Stones) Tours

Downton Abbey + Highclere Castle Tours

Harry Potter Tours

Day Tours by Train to Liverpool, Paris and Scotland

Beatles Liverpool Day Tour - £159

Day Trip to Paris - from £170

Day Trip to Edinburgh - from £199

2 to 12 Day Tours covering Great Britain, Ireland, Paris & Amsterdam

2 Day Avebury, Cotswolds, Bath & Oxford - from £159

2 Day Stonehenge, Bath, Cotswolds & Oxford - from £190

3 Day Tours of English Regions (3 tours) - from £269

3 Days in Paris - from £329

2 Day Edinburgh - from £302

3 Day Edinburgh & Scotland Weekend - from £329

3 Day Edinburgh & Scotland Weekday - from £499

3 Day Amsterdam - from £259

5 to 12 Day Tours of Great Britain & Ireland (4 tours) - from £1050



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