Take advantage of Oxford's many fantastic sightseeing opportunities such as the many exquisite colleges and fabulous Georgian architecture. This city dates back thousands of years and is situated on the River Thames. Oxford has a range of attractions that suits every visitor, from the world's first public Museum opened in 1684 to the Victorian indoor market. Windsor and Eton is found just west of London and the official weekend retreat for the Royal Family. Come and see the Royal Standard flag and the changing of the guard at Windsor Castle - which is the oldest inhabited castle in the world!
|Age Range: 10 - 80yrs|
|Group Size: 25 - 53|
In the morning we visit Windsor where 900 years of Royal history are waiting for us. We enjoy a walking tour of this beautiful town, where we see what is now the largest continuously occupied castle in the world. If the Royal flag is flying, the Queen’s at home. We also visit historic Eton, home to Britain’s most famous public school, where 18 former British Prime Ministers once studied.
We continue to the oldest and arguable the most famous university city in England. The university is spread across the town centre among 39 separate colleges ranging in age from 50 to over 600 years.
We'll see Christ Church, the grandest and most popular of all its Colleges. Founded nearly 500 years ago it has educated many big names, was used for scenes in the Harry Potter films, and is home to the smallest cathedral in the country.
During the tour we’ll hear stories about Oxford’s famous students like Bill Clinton and Lewis Carroll, and get a feel for what student life must be like. In the afternoon we'll have free time to explore this great city at our leisure.
Cambridge is the place to visit to be inspired by the many museums and art galleries, where you will get to experience and admire the beautiful architecture and college buildings. Take advantage of the passages set around the historic market place. Take your time to go shopping in well-known branded shops and when you have made the most of this extraordinary place take the time to relax in one of the many restaurants, pubs or cafés Cambridge has to offer. There is plenty to do for a jam packed day here! In Greenwich we'll see the famous Meridian line and its famous observatory that marks GMT and the international time-zones. There is also the exciting Greenwich market to explore and find unique things to remember your trip by!
Spend a weekend in the City of Lights! Enjoy our guided tour of Paris' main sights such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triumph, Louvre Museum, and much more. Take your time shopping or visiting the best attractions of this incredible city. We include a night stay at a top rated hotel, exciting optionals, luxury coach travel and a super friendly guide - let us take you on a weekend inspiration and wonder!
Magnificent Edinburgh - a city so inspiring it will leave you with treasured memories forever. Our tour introduces you to the best it has, from its incredible sights and vibrant atmosphere to its ancient streets and intriguing history. We stay two nights in central Edinburgh and offer a further optional tour to the Scottish Highlands to discover more of this amazing place. On our return we visit York - a medieval city to see the Shambles - the oldest street in England!