Elegance of Great Britain - 11 day tour

Tour Summary

Elegance of Great Britain
11 day / 10 night

This leisurely tour combines the beautiful and varied scenery of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales with relaxed visits to four of Britain’s great heritage cities - Edinburgh, York, Stratford-upon-Avon and Bath. As this extraordinary tour winds its way towards London, make visits to impressive stately homes, experience a cruise on Lake Windermere and visit the imposing monoliths of Stonehenge. This vacation is the perfect choice for the discerning traveller. 

Edinburgh - join a local expert for a tour of Edinburgh and visit to Edinburgh Castle

Yorkshire Dales - discover the story of the Bronte family in charming Haworth 

York - enjoy a full-day exploration of this famous city

Blenheim Palace - explore the history and splendour of this great house

Bath - visit the 2,000 year-old Roman Baths  

Movie locations - Spectre, Calendar Girls and Les Miserables

Hotel accommodation included

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



  • 10 nights hotel accommodation
  • Location: Edinburgh (2); Lake District (2); York (2); Stratford-upon-Avon (2) and Bath (2)


  • Cooked/Continental breakfast (10)
  • Welcome reception and dinner with wine
  • Table d’hote dinners (2)
  • Private dinner at Birdsall Hall   
  • Farewell celebration dinner

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • Admission to Edinburgh Castle, Bronte Parsonage Museum, Lincoln Castle, Shakespeare’s Birthplace Museum, Blenheim Palace,     
            Bath Roman Baths and Stonehenge
  • Private tour of Ardgowan House with traditional Scottish tea and scones
  • Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Steam train journey in the Lake District
  • City tours of Edinburgh and York
  • Tickets are included for the World-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on 9 to 23 August, 2020 departures

Tour Essentials

  • Touring by luxury air-conditioned coach with extra-legroom, reclining seats, on board washroom and Wifi
  • All baggage handling and hotel tips are included
  • Services throughout the tour of a professional Tour Director
  • Service charges and taxes

Departure information

Please check your tour documention for the commencement time of the tour

From The MacDonald Holyrood Hotel
81 Holyrood Road
Edinburgh EH8 8AU

Tour will end in central London on day 11

Check-in: 17:15 hrs
Tour Departs: 17:30 hrs
Tour Returns: 19:00 hrs

Child details

Child discount applies to children aged 5 to 17 years inclusive on the basis that they share a room with an adult.

We’re sorry but children aged under 5 years cannot travel on this tour.

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement. 

Price Notes

The price of this tour includes hotel accommodation with en-suite bathroom. 

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Selected departures include a visit to this famous celebration of music, dancing and culture performed against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.

Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

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