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British Classics : London, York & Edinburgh

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Marvel at the architecture and experience the history of Britain in the inspiring cities of London, York, and Edinburgh.

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20212022
7 days From $2,210 per person

2021 Tour code: NE-LYEN-21

About the tour

Marvel at the architecture and experience the history of Britain in the inspiring cities of London, York, and Edinburgh. See historic sights like Westminster Abbey, the York Minster, and Edinburgh Castle, all at your own pace.

What’s included

Itinerary

Day 1- Arrive in London

Arrive in London and use your Oyster Card to transfer via the Tube from the airport to your hotel. The remained of your day is at leisure. Overnight London.

Day 2 - London Sightseeing

This morning embark on a hop-on/hop-off London sightseeing tour, taking you to the city's most famous points of interest as you enjoy commentary about the sights as well as learn about London's history. Hear about the real Big Ben, get glorious views of the Houses of Parliament, and see St. Paul's Cathedral. With over 90 stops along your route, you truly have the freedom and the flexibility to explore this world-class city at your leisure. Included with your hop-on/hop-off pass is a complimentary Thames River cruise. Overnight London.

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  • Breakfast
Day 3 - London at Leisure

Spend your last day in London visiting some of your favorite locations from yesterday's sightseeing tour. Or, you may wish to take an optional day tour to destinations outside of London like Stonehenge, Oxford, or Stratford-upon-Avon. Ask a rail specialist about optional activities in and around London that can be added to your itinerary. Overnight London. 

Includes
  • Breakfast
Day 4 - London to York by Train

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and head to the rail station for your first-class rail journey to York. Founded by the Romans, York soon became England's Second City and has witnessed wars, peace agreements and prosperity throughout its 2,000 years of existence. Upon arrival, the remainder of the day is yours to explore the city on a hop-on/hop-off tour. Visit the magnificent York Minster (entrance fee not included) with its priceless display of stained glass; walk in Medieval streets or on the 800 year old Bar Walls; visit award-winning museums; or sample excellent restaurants and shopping facilities. Overnight York.

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  • Breakfast
Day 5 - Train to Edinburgh

This morning, make your way to the rail station for the train journey into Scotland. Overnight Edinburgh.

Includes
  • Breakfast
Day 6 - Edinburgh Sightseeing

After breakfast, set off to see the most famous sights in the 7 hills of Edinburgh aboard your hop-on/hop-off tour. Points of interest include Edinburgh Castle, St. Gile's Cathedral, and Burns Monument. Overnight Edinburgh. 

Includes
  • Breakfast
Day 7 - Farewell, Britain

Your British Classics vacation comes to an end after breakfast today. 

Includes
  • Breakfast

Additional information

Please note

Rail pricing is subject to change until paid in full and ticketed. Seat assignments are not guaranteed and subject to change.

Departure times

Departure times vary based on selected rail vacation. This information will be provided in your final documents. For more information please speak with your rail specialist.

Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular vacation with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

Hotels

Jury's Inn, Edinburgh

Jury's Inn, Edinburgh

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London Lodge Hotel, Kensington

London Lodge Hotel, Kensington

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Grange Hotel, York

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nyc

4 stars

Submitted 17 Oct 2018

Once I got to York and edinburgh, the vacation got better and better. I did not want to leave!

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Linda M, Maple Grove, MN

5 stars

Submitted 06 Oct 2018

Everything was top notch!

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Billie N, Hialeah, FL

4 stars

Submitted 01 Feb 2017

Everything was arranged superbly

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