Royal Britain

Queen's Horseguard

To travel Britain is to travel through a land with rich history and tradition, metropolitan cities and quaint villages, rolling green hills and jagged coastlines, just to name a few. Explore this diverse land on this tour which has been specially designed to include Royal connections from the historic streets of Edinburgh to the excitement of London, one breath-taking step at a time.

  • See Balmoral Castle, the summer residence of the Queen
  • Visit Kensington Palace, the home of Queen Victoria & Princess Diana
  • Visit the Royal Yacht Britannia, the former royal yacht of the British monarch
  • Tour Includes: • 8 nights in boutique accommodation • Experienced Driver/Tour Leader • Premium mini-coach transportation • Breakfast daily (B), 5 evening meals (D) • Entrance included to: St Andrews University & Golf course, Balmoral Castle, Crathie Church, Crathie Graveyard, Edinburgh Castle & Royal Mile Walk, Royal Yacht Britannia, Rosslyn Chapel, Buckingham Palace, St James’s Palace & Clarence House, Braemae Castle, Lochnagar distillery. Kensington Palace, York Minster, Princess Diana & Albert Memorial, Windsor Castle and Hampton Court.

DAY 1 EDINBURGH – ST ANDREWS – BALLATER
Home to endless natural beauty, history and cobbled streets begging to be discovered, Scotland will not disappoint. Our first stop includes a visit to St Andrews University and free time to stroll around the university’s golf course before we continue to Loch Muick in Ballater – the picnic site of Queen Victoria and where some of the Royal family still frequent. In the evening, we sit down for dinner and a enjoy an included bagpipe performance before retiring for the night. (D)

​Accommodation: (Deeside Inn)

DAY 2 BALLATER – BALMORAL – BALLATER
Sensational architecture and breath-taking scenic views set the tone for today as we enter the Balmoral Castle, the summer residence of the Queen, Crathie Church and the Crathie Graveyard. Next, we journey to Braemar Castle for more jaw-dropping beauty. In the afternoon, walk around the site of the Highland Games and after, head to Lochnagar Distillery for a dram of whisky if you wish. Spend the remainder of the afternoon at leisure. (B)

​Accommodation: (Deeside Inn)

DAY 3 BALLATER – EDINBURGH
After breakfast, we embark on a tour of Edinburgh Castle and Royal Mile walk. In the afternoon, we head to the Royal Yacht Britannia – which was used by the Royal family until it was de-commissioned and later transfer back to our hotel. In the evening, we enjoy an evening meal together. (B,D)

​Accommodation: (Carberry Tower Mansion House)

DAY 4 EDINBURGH – ROSSLYN – YORK
Turning our attention away from stunning Edinburgh, we travel to the Rosslyn Chapel (featured in the film The Da Vinci Code) before going to York in the afternoon. With no set agenda, it’s your turn to write the itinerary today with free time to explore as you wish before we meet for dinner in the evening. (B,D)

​Accommodation: (The Grange Hotel)

DAY 5 YORK – FOSSGATE – YORK
Today, we begin with a city tour of York where you can discover the York Minster and Tower. Later, the afternoon is yours to explore this gorgeous city. (B)

​Accommodation: (The Grange Hotel)

DAY 6 YORK – STRATFORD-UPON-AVON – SHIPSTON ON STOUR – LEAMINGTON SPA
Our first stop today is one for the literary buffs with a visit to Stratford-Upon-Avon; the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Before the day is out, we depart for our hotel and indulge in dinner in a local restaurant. (B,D)

​Accommodation: (Mallory Court Leamington Spa)

DAY 7 LEAMINGTON SPA – OXFORD – LONDON
With your eyes set on Oxford today, enjoy a tour of the surrounding colleges where members of the Royal family studied before driving to London. (B)

​Accommodation: (Grange Wellington)

DAY 8 LONDON
A trip to England wouldn’t be complete without a sightseeing day in London. We start with a tour of Buckingham Palace, before passing by St. James’s Palace, Clarence House, the Banqueting House and more. Then, take a tour of Kensington Palace and visit the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain and Albert memorial. In the evening, we meet for our farewell dinner at Goring, a Michelin-starred restaurant adorned with Swarovski chandeliers – frequented by royalty. (B,D)

​Accommodation: (Grange Wellington)

DAY 9 LONDON – WINDSOR – HAMPTON COURT – LONDON
Before we say goodbye, we have one final tour of Windsor Castle before exploring Hampton Court Palace. En route back to London, we pass by Eton College and say farewell in the afternoon. (B)

On rare occasions, we may be required to substitute a property previously listed in our itineraries. Please note that any hotel changes will be consistent with our high standards.

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This tour departs multiple times per month from May 5 to September 8, 2018. Priced from $3699*.

* Prices quoted are per person, double occupancy (land only). Single rates are available, and typically add about $600 to the cost.

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