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Lakes, Forests & English Heritage

England in 8 Days, 6 Nights in Destination

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Immerse yourself in British culture in this fully-escorted journey through England! From the impressive London Bridge, to the mystical Stonehenge and everything in between, become enchanted with the beauty Britain has to offer.

Trip Highlights

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    Cambridge
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    Liverpool
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    London
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    Oxford
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    Stonehenge
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    Stratford-Upon-Avon
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    York

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. Activities

  4. Breakfast only

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  3. Solo travelers from + $700

  4. Add up to 4 nights to your stay

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  • Accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
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Accommodation: 6 Nights

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Day 2 to 3

Holiday Inn London - Kensington

Location

London

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Rating TripAdvisor travelers

The hotels we select comply with our high standards and requirements per category. The allocation is dependent on availability and seasonality, so you can be assigned any of our selection, including the following: Holiday Inn Bloomsbury London, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea FC, Novotel London Canary Wharf, Novotel London Excel, Novotel London Wembley, Novotel London West, Point A Hotel - London Paddington, Point A Hotel London Shoreditch, Pullman St. Pancras Hotel London , The Rembrandt London, The Tower Hotel, The Tower Hotel, Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity - Covent Garden

Itinerary

Get to know the very best of England in this fully escorted trip that will take you to all its top attractions. Discover urban and eclectic London, the secrets behind the Stonehenge, the royal city of Windsor, music mecca, Liverpool, and acquaint yourself with the rich history and culture of Oxford, York and Cambridge.

 

1st Day: Canada - Night on board
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Arrive at your Canadian departure airport ready to board a flight to London, the capital of the United Kingdom. Night on board*.

*If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: London
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Arrive in London and self-transfer to the hotel*. Enjoy the entire day at your leisure. Take this time to familiarize yourself with your new surroundings; the perfect way to get to know London at your own pace. We recommend visiting the London Eye, the world's largest cantilevered observation wheel standing at 135 meters tall for an incredible panoramic view of the city! Overnight stay in London. 

*You will have the option to add a transfer from the airport to your hotel in the next step of the booking process. Please contact our customer service if you require a transfer from an airport other than LGW or LHR.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Holiday Inn London - Kens... or similar

3016 Reviews

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3rd Day: London - Cambridge
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, take part in a panoramic visit of London where you will get to visit some of the capital city’s most emblematic sites, including: the iconic Buckingham Palace, the Westminster, St. James Park, and the National Gallery, among others.

Later, embark on a brief cruise ride along the River Thames that will offer you a different perspective of London. Following this, you will head to the famous university town of Cambridge where you will visit the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial.


With 30.5 acres in total, The Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial site in England contains the remains of 3,811 of our war dead; 5,127 names are recorded on the Walls of the Missing. Rosettes mark the names of those since recovered and identified. Most died in the Battle of the Atlantic or in the strategic air bombardment of northwest Europe. Overnight stay in Cambridgeshire.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Holiday Inn Express Cambr... or similar

73 Reviews

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Activities

included
Walking Tour of Cambridge

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London City Cruise

Light

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Panoramic Tour of London

Moderate

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4th Day: Cambridge - Sherwood Forest - York
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will be heading north to make your way to York, one of the most important cities in English history and religion. En route, stop by the royal Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire, known primarily for the legend of Robin Hood, where you will take part in a brief visit of the Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre, take in the beauty of this location’s flora and fauna and stop for refreshments.

 

Upon arriving in York, take part in a guided walking tour of the city and visit the magnificent York Minster, one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the country (entrance not included). Overnight stay in York.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Holiday Inn York City Cen... or similar

2385 Reviews

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Activities

included
Walking Tour of York

Moderate

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Stop in beautiful Sherwood Forest

Light

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5th Day: York - Lake District - Liverpool
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Breakfast at the hotel. Make your way to England’s northwestern corner of Cumbria and the spectacular landscapes of Lake District. This is where modern tourism was born; in the shimmering lakes and sublime mountains that inspired poets and painters to turn nature into art. After this, embark on a cruise along the incredibly beautiful lake Windermere. 

From here, you will continue on to Liverpool where you will take part in a guided panoramic tour of the city and stop by its most emblematic sites. The evening is yours to enjoy at your leisure, the perfect opportunity for you to acquaint yourself with Liverpool’s colorful nightlife. Overnight stay in Liverpool.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ibis Styles Liverpool Cen... or similar

3154 Reviews

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Activities

included
Cruise Along Lake Windermere

Light

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Panoramic Tour of Liverpool

Light

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6th Day: Liverpool - Stratford Upon Avon - Oxford
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Breakfast at the hotel. Leave Liverpool to make your way to Stratford-Upon-Avon, colloquially known as the city of Shakespeare. Stratford-Upon-Avon is particularly admired for its quaint side streets with unique shops and open parklands along the river. 

After some free time, continue towards Oxford, home to the oldest English-speaking university in the world, and take part in a guided city tour stopping at its most emblematic sites and learning about its 39 colleges and rich history. Overnight stay in Oxford.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hampton by Hilton Oxford or similar

1034 Reviews

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Activities

included
Walking Tour of Oxford

Moderate

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Stratford Upon Avon Visit

Light

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7th Day: Oxford - Stonehenge - Windsor - London
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Breakfast at the hotel. Embark on a journey towards Stonehenge, one of the most famous prehistoric monuments in the world. Built in several stages spanning over 5000 years, Stonehenge continues to be a very popular tourist attraction which sees thousands of travelers from around the globe visiting the archaeological site every year.

After stopping at Stonehenge, make your way to the city of Windsor, home to the iconic Windsor Castle. Windsor Castle (entrance fee not included) is the largest and oldest inhabited castle in the world, one of the official residences of His Majesty The King, and the late Queen Elizabeth II's favorite weekend home.

Enjoy some leisurely time to grab some lunch and go souvenir shopping before returning back to the capital city. Overnight stay in London.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Holiday Inn London - Kens... or similar

3016 Reviews

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Activities

included
Visit to Stonehenge

Light

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8th Day: London - Canada
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Breakfast at the hotel*. Bid farewell to England today. At the indicated time, self-transfer to the airport** for your return flight back to Canada***. Arrive in Canada and end your trip.

 

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day. 

 

** You will have the option to add a transfer from your hotel to the airport in the next step of the booking process. Please contact our customer service if you require a transfer from an airport other than LGW or LHR. 

 

***Depending on the return flight schedule, you may arrive in Canada the next day.

 

Included activities

Included

Walking Tour of Cambridge

Included activity for day 3

Pass through the immaculate countryside of the east of England to arrive in Cambridge. Admire the historic architecture and see the different University Colleges. See local students rowing on the River Cam and riding bicycles around the old town.

Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Participants must carry their own smartphone and download the app before the tour. Audio sets may also be available on board. Download the ticket with the cruise boarding time, available in your Exoticca account 15 days before the start of the trip.

London City Cruise

Included activity for day 3 in London

Set off on a 30 min sightseeing cruise along the River Thames! Take in the views of several of the capital's most emblematic riverside landmarks, such as Tower Bridge and the London Eye and enjoy entertaining onboard commentary along the way!

Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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Panoramic Tour of London

Included activity for day 3 in London

See London's most famous galleries and museums and explore Westminster, the home of Parliament and Big Ben. Admire Buckingham Palace, a prestigious symbol of the royal family, see the London Eye, and marvel at the historic Westminster Abbey.

Duration 03:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Walking Tour of York

Included activity for day 4

Founded by Romans in 71 AD, York's immense historical heritage makes it one of the most fascinating cities in England. Discover this walled city on a walking tour, which concludes at the spectacular York Minster Cathedral.

Duration 01:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. more information
  • Departures from main Canadian airports.
  • International flights: Canada - London - Canada.
  • 6 nights accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
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  • 6 breakfasts.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.*
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  • Air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • River Thames Cruise in London.
  • Boat ride along the lake Windermere.
  • English-speaking guide from day 3 to day 7.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Drinks, tips* and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

* Tips are not included. Although tipping is not mandatory, we highly recommend an average of £10 per day per person for the guide as well as for the driver. Keep in mind that tipping is an important part of English culture and customary in this line of work. 

The airport transfers in London are not included. Both transfers can be added for an additional cost in the next step of the booking process. Please contact our customer service if you require a transfer from an airport other than LGW or LHR.

Note: Please keep in mind that the tour has a lot of ground to cover within a short schedule. In order to keep on track, we will be traveling for several hours per day.

  • Entry requirements

    Valid passport with at least six months validity.

  • Visa

    A visa is not required for stays of up to 6 months.

  • Currency

    Pound Sterling.

  • Language

    English.

  • Electricity

    230 V. Adapter required.

  • Health

    There are no mandatory vaccinations for travellers from the US/Canada.

  • Time zone

    GMT.

  • Other useful information

    People drive on the left-hand side of the road.

  • Tourist Office website

    www.visitbritain.com

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

Children: 4 - 12 years.

If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 778 807 9750 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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