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City break & countryside in the UK - London, Stratford, Bath, York, Edinburgh


City Breaks & Country Lanes

Take advantage of two nights B&B in a top class centrally-located London hotel with chance to explore or re-visit your favourite places. Alternatively, choose from Oxford, Stratford, Edinburgh or York depending on your tour. Add to this return transfers* from your chosen city to your LancasterAuthentic driver-guided tour. Spend three further nights in one of our characterful, homey country guesthouses. On arrival in the countryside you'll enjoy the usual all-inclusive benefits - sumptuous evening meals, cream teas, visits etc as well as the "off the beaten track" insights we have become so famous for. This is all in the company of your expert LanacasterAuthentic guide.

*London City/ Country Lane break includes reserved standard class return APEX rail tickets and local station to tour return private transfers. All other City/ Country Lane breaks include city-to-tour return private transfers.

The Cotswold Hills
Combine a 2-night break in London, Stratford, Bath or Oxford or with a three night driver-guided tour in the delightful hills and vales of the Cotswolds. Featuring visits to impressive Hidcote Gardens, Chiping Camden, unusual Snowshill Manor, wool town Stow-on-the-Wold as well the "Romatic Road", Roman Cirencester and the delightful town of Painswick.


Wordsworth's Lake District
Combine a 2-night break in London, with a three-night driver-guided tour among the scenery that inspired William Wordsworth. Visit Dove Cottage, Grasmere, an awe-inspiring drive through the Kirkstone Pass to the Lake Windermere area. Also on your itinerary are impressive Holker Hall and gardens, pretty Cartmel, Ruskin's Brantwood as well as free time to explore pretty Ambleside and Hawkshead village, associated with Beatrix Potter.


Scotland's Heritage
Experience a 2-night break in the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh, with a three-night driver-guided tour in the romantic Scottish Borders. Enjoy winding rivers, beautiful gardens and superb views. Take in magnificent Floors castle, the colorful, cobbled town Kelso and the Eildon Hills - the source of Sir Walter Scott's inspiration. Also Scott's View , Snailholm Tower, Drybergh Abbey ruins, pretty Melrose, as well as a stunning drive to Tala and St Marys Loch and ivy -clad Traquair House


Yorkshire - God's Own Country
Take a 2 night break in medieval York or London along with the charm of James Herriot's Yorkshire. In the Yorkshire Dales you'll enjoy Wensleydale and its charming villages along with Richmond's castle. You'll also explore Masham, Middleham, the moving ruins of Fountains Abbey, Ripon's ancient cathedral and the abundant winding country lanes.


City Breaks
Combine a great two night break in these cities below with a superb break in Britains countryside. Choose from:

This world class city needs no introduction. Westminster Abbey, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the British Museum, the Tower of London or the changing of the guards…… What will be on your itinerary? (Combine with all Tours)


A a walled city with narrow medieval streets, "snickleways", and Georgian splendour, York delights all who come. Take in the incredible Minster, the Viking "Yorvik" center, Cliffford's Tower, take afternoon tea at Betty's Tea Rooms in this the second city of the realm. (Combine with Yorkshire Tour)

Imagine yourself in a world immortalized by Jane Austin in Britain's most famous Georgian town. Take tea in the Pump Room, explore the Roman Bathhouse or wander along the banks of the Avon. (Combine with Cotswold Tour)

Scotland's capital city will not disappoint. The imposing Castle, the Royal Mile, Her Majesty's residence at Holyrood, Princes Street stores or the "New Town" - nearly 300 years old! . (Combine with Scottish Tour)


The birthplace of the great bard needs no introduction! Wander the streets and alleys, take a "punt" on the River Avon or see the Royal Shakespeare Company perform. (Combine with any Cotswold Tour)


A bustling city full of dreaming spires. Visit one of the University's famous colleges or take home a book from Black's Bookshop. Is that Inspector Morse's voice you just heard? (Combine with any Cotswold Tour)


Take advantage of our passion in providing you with beautiful accommodation in beautiful places. Relax for a couple more days at the end of your tour, do your own thing and enjoy your return rail transfers back to your gateway city. (Combine with all Tours)


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