2019 - 8 Days Heart of Wales & England

8 Days/7 Nights

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Admire the beauty of Snowdonia National Park as a narrow-gauge train takes you through the heart of the region.
  • Gain insights into the histories of Conwy, Oxford and Windsor as a local guide recounts facts and local lore on walking tours of these towns.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Caernarfon Castle
  • Cardiff Castle
  • Roman Baths
  • St Pauls Cathedral, London
  • Shakespeare's Birthplace
  • Snowdonia Train Ride
  • Stonehenge
  • Tower of London

    Dining Experiences:

  • 7 breakfasts (B) and 4 dinners (D) including a lively Welsh Banquet in Cardiff Castle on most departures.

    Hotels:

  • Hilton London Paddington, London (2 nights)
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff (1 night)
  • Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarfon (2 nights)
  • Mercure Shakespeare Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon (1 night)
  • Macdonald Windsor Hotel, Windsor (1 night)
  • Call (615) 791-4690 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14203553

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 3/31/2019
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1LondonLONDON ARRIVAL & ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL : Tour begins 2:00 PM at your London hotel. Take a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks. Stop at St Paul's Cathedral to tour the awe-inspiring interior. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group.
    Day 2LondonINDEPENDENT TOURING IN LONDON : Explore London at your own pace on an open-top bus tour to see the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, and more. You may also take a walking tour and a cruise on the River Thames. Visit the Tower of London to view the magnificent Crown Jewels, guarded by Beefeaters in distinctive Tudor uniforms. Or you might choose to visit Kensington Palace, former home of Princess Diana. The evening is free for dining on your own. (B)
    Day 3CardiffSTONEHENGE, BATH & CARDIFF CASTLE BANQUET : Head to Salisbury Plain to view the huge monoliths of Stonehenge and, in the visitor center, learn about how they were built over 4,500 years ago. Visit the Roman Baths, hot mineral-rich springs that have been popular since Roman times. Travel into Wales to tour Cardiff Castle, then enjoy a fun Welsh banquet with entertainment. (B, D)
    Day 4CaernarfonTRAIN RIDE & WELSH SCENERY : Enjoy a panoramic drive around Cardiff to view the principal features. Continue through the Brecon Beacons National Park and through rural Wales with its picturesque countryside. Take in the beauty of the Snowdonia National Park. A narrow-gauge train ride will take you through the heart of the region to admire mountain scenery. Head to your hotel in Caernarfon where you might choose to take a gentle walk through the ancient streets after dinner. (B, D)
    Day 5CaernarfonNORTH WALES & SNOWDONIA : Visit the National Slate Museum, which highlights the region's former slate industry at its height in Victorian times. Pause for photos of Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales. Stroll in the quaint village of Betws-y-Coed. Stop in Conwy to view its imposing castle and take a walk through the narrow medieval streets to see the smallest house in Britain. Tour the walls and battlements of 13th-century Caernarfon Castle. (B, D)
    Day 6Stratford-upon-AvonLLANGOLLEN & SHAKESPEARE'S STRATFORD-UPON-AVON : Head to the charming village of Llangollen and take a look around this typical Welsh settlement with many quaint tearooms and shops. Then head across the English border to enjoy the picturesque town of Bridgnorth, with attractive black and white houses. Take a panoramic tour of Stratford-upon-Avon and visit Shakespeare's birthplace, with an exhibition about his life and work, before walking through the house where he was born. Later, enjoy a cruise along the River Avon. (B, D)
    Day 7WindsorCOTSWOLDS & WINDSOR CASTLE : Take in the gentle hills of the Cotswolds, renowned for its pretty cottages and colorful gardens. Stop in Broadway, typical of the lovely old villages in the region. Take a walking tour through Oxford to learn about the famous colleges and enjoy lunch on your own. Tour Windsor Castle, one of the Queen's official residences, to see the State Apartments and St George's Chapel. In the evening, take a brief stroll around the compact and historic town of Windsor with a local guide. (B)
    Day 8WindsorTOUR ENDS IN WINDSOR : Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/20/2019$2,649.00* (USD) / 8 Days from London to WindsorQuote
    05/18/2019$2,849.00* (USD) / 8 Days from London to WindsorQuote
    06/01/2019$2,449.00* (USD) / 8 Days from London to WindsorQuote
    06/29/2019$2,899.00* (USD) / 8 Days from London to WindsorQuote
    07/13/2019$2,549.00* (USD) / 8 Days from London to WindsorQuote
    08/17/2019$2,549.00* (USD) / 8 Days from London to WindsorQuote
    08/24/2019$2,549.00* (USD) / 8 Days from London to WindsorQuote
    08/31/2019$2,949.00* (USD) / 8 Days from London to WindsorQuote
    09/14/2019$2,499.00* (USD) / 8 Days from London to WindsorQuote
    09/28/2019$2,849.00* (USD) / 8 Days from London to WindsorQuote
    10/05/2019$2,349.00* (USD) / 8 Days from London to WindsorQuote
    Lodging
    Hilton London Paddington, London (2 nights)
    Clayton Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff (1 night)
    Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarfon (2 nights)
    Mercure Shakespeare Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon (1 night)
    Macdonald Windsor Hotel, Windsor (1 night)

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    • 2019 - 8 Days Heart of Wales & England

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      Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Admire the beauty of Snowdonia National Park as a narrow-gauge train takes you through the heart of the region.

     
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