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Taste of England - 7 Days - Expat Explore Travel
7 days

Taste of England - 7 Days

From London to London
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
51
Age range:
10 to 90 year olds
Operated in:
English
From
$1,220
-30%
US $855
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Places You’ll See

  • London
    London
  • Stonehenge
    Stonehenge
  • Exeter
    Exeter
  • St Ives
    St Ives
  • Bath
    Bath
  • Cotswolds
    Cotswolds
  • Oxford
    Oxford
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
    Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Liverpool
    Liverpool
  • Hadrian's Wall
    Hadrian's Wall
  • Alnwick
    Alnwick
  • York
    York
  • Cambridge
    Cambridge
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Highlights

Highlights

  • See the famous Stonehenge
  • Drive through Cheddar Gorge
  • Explore the medieval Tintagel Castle
  • Visit the hometown of Shakespeare

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London - Stonehenge - Cheddar - Exeter
    Start point Outside Hotel Novotel at Greenwich station, Greenwich, Greenwich, London, SE10 8JW, United Kingdom 06:30
  2. Day 2: Dartmoor - Jamaica Inn - St Ives - St Michael's Mount - Mevagissey - Exeter
  3. Day 3: Bath - Cotswolds - Oxford
  4. Day 4: Stratford upon Avon - Liverpool
  5. Day 5: Samlesbury - Windermere - Carlisle
  6. Day 6: Hadrian’s Wall - Alnwick Castle - York
  7. Day 7: Cambridge - London
    End point Greenwich Train Station, Greenwich High Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 8JH, United Kingdom 17:00 - 19:30
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel

    Customer Reviews

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    • AC
      October 09, 2019
      The itinerary is a bit too rush. Start early in the morning and back to hotel quite late. The seat in the coach is with limited leg room to sit or rest comfortably. Some of the hotels are without lift so we have to carry our suitcases up the stairs.... Show more
      Trip date: September 2019
    • JC
      September 26, 2019
      Great time. Able to see highlights from all directions of England, from north to south and east to west, including a bit of Scotland. Only complaint involved lodging choices. Several of the hotels did not have a lift or one very small lift which... Show more
      Trip date: September 2019
    • Taste of England - 7 Days reviewer 3
      September 18, 2019
      So jammed packed with places and historic content, loved that. But at times too rushed and didn't arrive in time for a couple. The only real problem I had was at Hotel Novotel the night before. I'm sharing with you and Hotels.com. I had signed up to... Show more
      Trip date: September 2019
    • AT
      September 16, 2019
      Had a lovely time on tour. Only delay was due to weather but subsequent activities were timely. Tour was very organized. Highly recommend!
      Trip date: September 2019
    • WH
      September 16, 2019
      Exactly what we were hoping for. It is just a “Taste” of everything, but a great introductory trip that will give a broad overview of England. So many highlights but the dinner excursion into Scotland and the tour of Oxford and Punting in Cambridge... Show more
      Trip date: September 2019
    • EP
      September 15, 2019
      The tour was very rushed - leaving at 7 most days - only given 1/2 breakfast - have to carry your suitcases up stairs as not many hotels have lifts - sometimes eating dinner at 9 or arriving hotel at 10pm - meals were cold as I don’t think the hotels... Show more
      Trip date: September 2019
    • SH
      August 07, 2019
      Up to early. And to late to slepp.
      Trip date: July 2019
    • JB
      July 23, 2019
      My apologies for not answering the Overall rating as I did. It should have been Good.
      Trip date: July 2019
    • Taste of England - 7 Days reviewer 9
      July 22, 2019
      The itinerary was very tight and unfortunately we were rushed in a lot of the location we went to. The accommodation were wonderful on the first 2 nights but not after that. I actually got bed bug bits on my foot from one of the hotels we stayed at.... Show more
      Trip date: July 2019
    • RJ
      July 22, 2019
      I wish the tour would have included London - at least a drive by tour. It was misleading when the itinerary says, "tour starts and ends in London". The hotels were sub par - most of them did not have elevators. The tour as a whole was so rushed. Some... Show more
      Trip date: July 2019

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    Frequently asked questions

      • When are the final tour documents sent?

        Tour Leader Announcement and final details are sent out 5 days before departure.

      • When and where does the tour end?

        The tour normally returns to London anytime between 5 pm - 7.30 pm. This time varies as it is dependent on traffic.

        End Location Drop-off is:
        Greenwich Station
        173-185 Greenwich High Road,
        London,
        SE10 8JA

      • When and where does the tour start?

        On Day 1 before the tour starts, you will need to check-in at one of the two pre-selected pickup points in London:

        1st Meeting Point:
        Outside Hotel Novotel at Greenwich Station,
        173-185 Greenwich High Road,
        London
        SE10 8JA
        Meet @ 06:30 hrs

        2nd Meeting Point:
        Holiday Inn Express (Hotel Lobby)
        85 Bugsby Way,
        Greenwich,
        London
        SE10 0GD
        Meet @ 07:00 hrs
        N.B. If you are meeting the tour here please ensure you have notified the tour operator by completing your Important Passenger Information form emailed to you after successful tour confirmation.

      • Do you arrange airport transfers?

        Expat Explore can provide airport transfers for passengers. Please contact our Customer Support team for more information or to arrange this.

      • What are the optional excursions?

        The optional excursions for this tour are:

        Alnwick Castle. Price: £ 13-24
        Shakespeare's House. Price: £ 15
        Stonehenge. Price: £ 16.50
        Roman Baths. Price: £ 15
        The Beatles Story & Museum. Price: £ 15
        University of Oxford college visit. Price: £ 5
        An Evening in Scotland. Price: £ 60

        Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

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        • For any tour departing before 17 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 17 February 2020, a minimum payment of 10% is required to confirm your booking with Expat Explore Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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