Highlights of Britain

3 reviews


Start in London and end in Edinburgh! With the in-depth cultural tour Highlights of Britain, you have a 10 day tour package taking you from London to Edinburgh and through London, England and 9 other destinations in Europe. Highlights of Britain is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
40 to 90 year olds
Max Group Size
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus

3 Reviews

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  • S
    Written on August 30, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Loved every minute of tour, Phil our original tour guide who had to go home and then young Johnny (his first tour of that kind) was wonderful and Sergio our driver. loved the back roads. couldnt have travelled with a better group of people, wonderful... Read more

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  • DB
    Written on October 10, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was a wonderful experience, going on the back roads you see so much more especially Hill Top Farm

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  • S
    Written on October 3, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    We had a terrific trip. Pip, our driver and guide, was fabulous. He did a great job showing us his country and gave us lots of information and history so we understood what we were seeing. The back roads were so scenic - so much better than taking the... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London – Oxford – Cotswolds
  2. Day 2: Cotswolds – Stratford-Upon-Avon – Cotswolds
  3. Day 3: Cotswolds – Denbighshire
  4. Day 4: Denbighshire – Snowdonia National Park – Denbighshire
  5. Day 5: Denbighshire– Chester – Haworth – York
  6. Day 6: York
  7. Day 7: York – Castle Howard – Lake District
  8. Day 8: Lake District
  9. Day 9: Lake District – Scottish Borders
  10. Day 10: Scottish Borders – Abbotsford House – Rosslyn Chapel – Edinburgh

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Additional Services


  • Small Group Tours of Europe & the UK
  • The Road Less Travelled
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
Small Group Tours of Europe & the UK

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • Where is the meeting point in London?

    The meeting point to be Grange Wellington Hotel.

  • Which hotels are we staying?

    You will stay in charming, local hotels of a 3 to 4 star standard offering you an authentic experience which really makes you feel like you're in Britain!

    Back-Roads Touring pride themselves on offering a truly authentic travel experience, so rather than staying in large, modern chain hotels, you will be more likely staying in family run hotels and manor houses.

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  • Brooke, 22 years old26th October 2018
    It’s very easy to use, and I’m confident that I got the best deal on my trip. I will definitely be using Tour Radar again in the future.



Highlights of Britain

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London is the starting point and Edinburgh is the endpoint.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Back-Roads Touring booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 January 2019 the full payment of $3,152 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3152 for Highlights of Britain, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 873 km.
  • London (England)
  • 82 km
  • Oxford (England)
  • 50 km
  • Cotswolds (England)
  • 99 km
  • Ironbridge (England)
  • 101 km
  • Snowdonia National Park (England)
  • 79 km
  • Chester (England)
  • 94 km
  • Haworth (England)
  • 59 km
  • York (England)
  • 144 km
  • Lake District National Park (England)
  • 164 km
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)

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