Great British Cities - 8 day tour

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Tour Summary

Great British Cities
8 day / 7 night

This chilled tour features comfortable stays in Edinburgh, York and London. With these extended stops there’s plenty time to relax and discover these heritage cities for yourself. On your journey southwards visit St Andrews, the home of golf and the charming fishing port of Whitby. In Stratford-upon-Avon explore William Shakespeare’s birthplace before heading through the picturesque Cotswolds to reach London for a full day of sightseeing. This, surely, is Britain at its very best!

Price range: £1,965 - £3,015

Edinburgh - tour the Georgian “New Town” and drive along the famous Royal Mile to visit Edinburgh Castle

St Andrews - see the famous Old Course, St Andrews Castle and Cathedral during your orientation tour

York - explore the narrow shambles and see towering York Minster

Whitby - discover this atmospheric fishing port and see where Bram Stoker got the inspiration to write Dracula!

London - enjoy a two night stay in London to see the famous sights including the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and Big Ben

Movie locations – Harry Potter, Brideshead Revisited and My Fair Lady

Hotel accommodation included

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions


  • 7 nights hotel accommodation 
  • Location: Edinburgh (3); York (2) and London (2)
  • Cooked/Continental breakfast (7)
  • Table d’hôte dinners (2)
  • Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
  • Pub dinner in Edinburgh
Visits, Admissions and Experiences
  • Admission to Edinburgh Castle, Glamis Castle, Abbotsford House, York Minster, Castle Howard, Shakespeare’s Birthplace and Tower of London
  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway vintage train journey
  • Walking tours of York and Whitby
  • City tours of Edinburgh and London
  • Tickets are included for the World-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on 09 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 Norton House Hotel and Spa
Edinburgh EH28 8LX

The tour will end in London after breakfast on day 9

Check-in: 18:15 hrs
Tour Departs: 18:30 hrs
Tour Returns: 09:00 hrs

Child details

Child discount applies to children aged 8 to 18 years inclusive on the basis that they share a room with an adult.

We’re sorry but children aged under 8 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.

Product code 
CIE 02087

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