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Gems of Britain
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5 day tour from £895

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Twin/Double/Family room - from 895 per person
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Accommodation information


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 IV 00183

Tour Summary

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Gems of Britian

5 day/4 night

This luxury tour includes a fantastic cross section of Britain's historical towns, traditional heritage, cultural figures and idyllic landscapes. During the journey visit Roman York and Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon. In Scotland and Wales explore their Capital cities - Edinburgh and Cardiff.  Enjoy the beauty of the Lake District and the superb Georgian architecture of Bath. In just five days you’ll explore so much of Britain.

Price range: £895 - £1,275

York - explore within the city walls to see mighty York Minster and the crooked “Shambles”

Edinburgh - enjoy a panoramic tour to see Edinburgh Castle and the ancient Royal Mile

Lake District - experience the scenery that inspired William Wordsworth

Chester - take a walk along the city walls to see the ancient “Rows”

Stonehenge - visit the mysterious circle of stones

Movie locations - Miss Potter, The Angels Share and Les Miserables

Hotel accommodation included

Frequently Asked Questions

What will I experience on this Premium Escorted Tour?
If you enjoy the art of travelling in comfort and style then a Premium Escorted Tour is for you. You’ll travel in a group that is restricted to around 40 fellow travellers. Travel is aboard a state of the art motorcoach with air-conditioning, on-board WiFi, reclining seats and oversized windows.
For your comfort there is an emergency washroom on-board too.  An experienced tour manager will lead the tour and your coach will be expertly driven by a professional driver. In certain cities you’ll be joined by a local guide who will provide local insight and show you the highlights.
These tours are inclusive of accommodation, transportation, admission fees and many meals. You’ll have the chance to personalise your touring experience by participating in some carefully planned optional excursions. These are at additional expense and details will be provided with your tour documentation.The group will stay together in first class/superior standard hotels.
Each has been carefully selected for comfort, quality and ambiance located in the best locations close to the shopping areas and the key sights. In rural locations your accommodation will be in the best available hotels. Breakfast is usually a buffet, where you can choose from cereals, yoghurts and the bread basket. From the hot plate you’ll be able to select from freshly grilled items and local specialities. A stop is usually made for lunch in a town or city where there is a choice of restaurants available.
Dinner is usually enjoyed as a group and the menu will be table d’hote, which means a selection of house specials. On some tours there will be a featured meal such as a Scottish evening, with bagpipers, dancing demonstrations and a taste of haggis!
What type of room should I choose?
Selecting the right sleeping arrangements can be a little bit confusing so here is a description of what you can expect from the hotel accommodation offered as part of your tour:
Single room - this is a room for one person sleeping in a single bed.
Twin room - this is a room for two people sleeping in two separate beds.
Double room - this is a room for two people sharing one large bed.
Family room - this is a room for three people sleeping in one large bed (2 people) and one single bed (1 person). 
Please note that a family room is normally a standard double or twin room with either a sofa bed or a rollaway bed. All room types other than twin rooms are subject to availability.
How much luggage can I bring?
You can bring one suitcase and one carry-on bag per person. The maximum weight allowance and luggage dimensions varies by tour so you should check the tour documentation for the luggage policy that applies to your tour. How many people.
What meals are included?
One of the great things about travelling on a Premium Escorted Tour is the generous number of meals included as standard. Start the day with a freshly cooked breakfast or, if you prefer, there’s always a lighter continental option available too. You’ll find a number of evening dinners included which will give you the opportunity of sampling some local delicacies. Check the "What’s Included” list for the exact number of meals that are featured on this tour.
Can you arrange pre-tour accommodation?
If you are flying internationally to reach the United Kingdom then it is worth considering arriving a day early to relax and let the jet-leg subside. Please email us for a quotation at
Can I reserve specific seats on the coach?
Seats cannot be pre-booked however your tour director will implement a seat rotation system which will allow all passengers the opportunity of experiencing spectacular views from different seats on the motorcoach.
How many people will be on the tour?
The number of people travelling on a Premium Escorted Tour will normally not be more than 40 passengers.
Are airport transfers included?
This tour will depart from a Central London departure point that can easily be reached by public transport. Airport transfers are not offered on this tour. 

What's Included

Tour Inclusions


4 nights hotel accommodation - all rooms with private bathrooms
Locations: York (1) Edinburgh (1); Liverpool (1) and Cardiff (1)

Cooked/Continental breakfast (5)
Welcome reception with drink and dinner with your Tour Director

Visits, Admissions and Experiences
Admission to Shakespeare’s birthplace, Roman Baths, Bath and Stonehenge
Tickets are included for the World-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on 4 to 18 August 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


Not Included


Departure information

The tour departure time will be confirmed in your tour documentation
from The Grosvenor Hotel, 101 Buckingham Palace Road London SW1W 0SJ
Returns: 19:00 hrs (Day 5)

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