England and Wales 3 Day Small Group Tour
Three Day Tour Highlights
~ Shakespeare country ~ Stratford on Avon ~ Ironbridge ~ Chester ~ Snowdonian Mountains in Wales ~ Conwy Castle ~ Peak District ~ Chatsworth House
3 Days exploring the heart of England, Shakespeare country, the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, the mountains and Crusader castles of northern Wales and the refined elegance of Chester and Chatsworth House in the heart of the Peak District.
Stay 2 nights in the historic medieval city of Chester.
Day 1 Takes you to William Shakespeare’s birthplace Stratford on Avon, home to the Tudor thatched cottage and gardens of his wife, Anne Hathaway. Following lunch in Stratford you will have the opportunity to explore the stunning gorge and World Heritage site of Ironbridge on the River Severn, before staying in the beautiful medieval/Roman town of Chester for 2 nights.
Day 2 is a day of contrasts as you are free to spend the morning exploring Chester's ancient walls and cathedral, before travelling west to the fairytale medieval Castle of Conwy for a visit and lunch. The afternoon is spent exploring the wild mountains of Snowdonia in Wales's most beautiful National Park.
Day 3 takes you through the rolling hills of the Peak District and the Victorian Spa town of Buxton, before visiting UK's favourite country house, Chatsworth, owned by the Duke of Devonshire, and famous for its house and gardens. Your return to London takes you through Robin Hood country.
Departure Point All our London departures leave from Stance 3, Greenline Coach Terminal, Bulleid Way, Victoria, SW1W 9SH. If coming on foot access is through the building at 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH. See Map.
Return as above
Inclusions: Transportation by top of the range Mercedes minicoach for a more personal experience with a maximum of 16 passengers on tour. We believe a small group tour with a maximum of 16 passengers really does make a big difference to your trip. It allows us to give you a more personal service and remain the only 5 Star operator to offer this personal guarantee. Touring with a maximum of 16 passengers you get more for your money, more personal attention, more time with the locals, more time off the bus, more time on the back-roads and just more of an authentic, friendly experience. The smaller groups allow you to meet people from all over the world and make friends for life. Air Conditioning as standard. Services of a professional Rabbie's driver/guide
Exclusions: Meals and refreshments. All Visitor Attractions.
Accommodation Your tour does not include accommodation in the price. By giving you a choice of accommodation it allows you to choose your budget, stay in smaller places and get closer to the local people. This also means you help to sustain the communities you visit in the long term. Choose a hotel, B&B or a hostel and we will book it for you. For more information on accommodation and prices click here
*NB On occasions, when towns we stay in have events on, accommodation can be scarce and expensive so we may use other locations for your accommodation on the tour. We will always inform you of this when this is necessary.
Discount Price Students, Seniors over 60 and Children between 5 and 16 (we regret we do not carry children under 5 years old)
Important Information Because we believe in time off the bus and give you opportunities to take nature walks we recommend you bring suitable clothing and footwear for your tour. Accommodation on this tour is dispersed around Chester. If you have mobility problems or special requirements please let us know when booking