Highlights of Britain - 11 day tour

Tour Summary

Highlights of Britain
11 day / 10 night

Join this relaxing small-group tour from London to Edinburgh to discover Britain’s captivating history and culture. Follow in the footsteps of famous authors and poets and explore the landscapes that inspired them. Get off the beaten track to visit the Snowdonia, Yorkshire Dales, and Lake District National Parks. Enjoy two night stays in Stratford-upon-Avon and the Viking city of York for in-depth discovery. Visit grand houses, including luxurious Castle Howard and Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott.  This tour has it all!

Small Group Tour - travel in an intimate group of just 16-18 passengers

The Cotswolds - explore the rolling countryside and quaint honey-coloured villages

Stratford-upon-Avon - enjoy a walking tour to see the birthplace of "The Bard"

Lake District - visit Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Farm and Dove Cottage, home to William Wordsworth

Abbotsford House - tour the delightful Scottish Border home of Sir Walter Scott

Movie locations - Who dares wins, Harry Potter and The Da Vinci Code

Hotel accommodation included

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



  • 10 nights hotel accommodation
  • Location: London (1); Mickleton (2); Llangollen (2); York (2); Lake Windermere (2) and Dumfries (1)


  • Cooked/Continental breakfast (10)
  • Table d’hôte dinners (4)
  • Farewell Scottish dinner with entertainment

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • Admission to Worcester Cathedral, The Beatles Story Museum, Castle Howard, Beatrix Potter’s Hilltop Farm, Rydal Mount and Gardens, Birdoswald Roman Fort, Abbotsford House and Rosslyn Chapel
  • Orientation tour of Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and York

Tour Essentials

  • Touring by luxury air-conditioned minicoach
  • Live commentary in English
  • Services of an experienced driver/guide
  • Service charges and taxes


  • Admission charges unless otherwise stated above
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver/guide

Departure information

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

From Wellington Hotel by Blue Orchid
71-72 Vincent Square
London SW1P 2PA

The tour will end on arrival in Edinburgh (Day 11)

Check-in: 14:30 hrs
Tour Departs: 15:00 hrs
Tour Returns: 17:30 hrs

Child details

Children aged 12 years and older can be considered for travel on this tour.

Price Notes

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

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

Product code 
BRT 00316

Tour route map


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