2018 English Knights & Wizards
3 & 4 Star Vacation - 7 Nights /17 Meals
Guided Family Vacation

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Highlights

Heart of Wales & England 8 Day Tour
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Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Enjoy a tour of London on your Private Double Decker Bus
  • Take a ride in a private capsule on the London Eye, with panoramic London views
  • Experience magnificent scenery on one of the world's great steam railway journeys through the glorious Snowdonia National Park
  • Go behind the scenes and relive the magic of the Harry Potter film series, at the Warner Bros studio, where it all began

Trip Highlights:

  • Themed London Walking Tour
  • Roman Baths
  • Stonehenge
  • Caernarfon Castle
  • Guided bike ride through Kensington Park
  • Nant Gwrtheyrn Welsh Language & Heritage Centre
  • Shakespeare’s Birthplace
  • Slate Caverns Tour
  • Windsor Castle
  • Tower of London for private viewing of the Crown Jewels
  • Dinner and a Musical

Dining Experiences:

  • 7 dinners and 3 lunches including a Cardiff Castle Welsh Banquet, plus a Welsh afternoon tea

Hotels:

  • Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
    London (2 nights)
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff
    Cardiff (1 night)
  • St Georges Hotel
    Landudno (2 nights)
  • Hallmark Hotel The Welcombe
    Stratford-upon-Avon (1 night)
  • Macdonald Windsor Hotel
    Windsor (1 night)
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    Itinerary

     

    2018 ENGLISH KNIGHTS & WIZARDS 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

    Day 1: LONDON CITY TOUR
    Your vacation starts at your London hotel. See the highlights of London including the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square and more on your Private Double Decker Bus tour. Take a ride in a private capsule on the London Eye, which offers 360-degree views of the city and surrounding areas; on a clear day, you can see as far as Heathrow Airport and Windsor Castle. In the evening join your fellow travellers for a welcome drink before dinner in your hotel.
    (D)


    Day 2: TOWER OF LONDON AND LONDON BIKE TOUR
    Enter the Tower of London before it opens to the public and enjoy a private viewing of the Crown Jewels. Tour London through the eyes of Harry Potter. After lunch, explore the city on a guided bike ride through Kensington Park. This evening enjoy dinner at a popular London restaurant followed by a musical in the Theatre District.
    (B, L, D)


    Day 3: STONEHENGE, BATH & CARDIFF CASTLE BANQUET
    Drive to Salisbury Plain to view the huge monoliths of Stonehenge and learn about how they were built over 4,500 years ago. Next head to Bath to visit the Roman Baths, hot mineral-rich springs that have been popular since Roman times. Audioguides bring the history to life, and the costumed Roman characters provide insight into Roman Britain. Travel to Wales to tour Cardiff Castle, built up over centuries, before enjoying a fun Welsh banquet with entertainment.
    (B, D)


    Day 4: WELSH SCENERY & CAERNARFON CASTLE
    Drive through the lovely scenery of the Beacons National Park and continue north through the picturesque countryside of rural Wales. Stop to explore the historic market town of Machynlleth, and continue to Caernarfon and tour the massive walls and battlements of 13th century Caernarfon Castle. Head to the coastal town of Llandudno and check in to your hotel before dinner.
    (B, L, D)


    Day 5: TRAIN RIDE, SLATE CAVERNS & NANT GWRTHEYRN
    Tour North Wales, starting with a train ride on a narrow-gauge steam train from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog and admire the beautiful scenery of the Snowdonia National Park. Next, visit Llechwedd Slate Caverns to explore the living history of Welsh Slate Mining where you will take a deep mine tour 500 feet underground with an expert guide. You can also visit the workshop for a slate splitting demonstration. In the afternoon, visit the Nant Gwrtheyrn Welsh Heritage Centre for a fun language lesson and a guided tour of the village. At the end of your visit, sample a traditional Welsh afternoon tea and cakes with your fellow travelers before returning to your hotel.
    (B, D)


    Day 6: FALCONRY EXPERIENCE & STRATFORD-UPON-AVON
    The day starts with an extraordinary hands-on private falconry experience. Enjoy lunch at a local venue before traveling to Stratford- upon-Avon. Stop at the birthplace of William Shakespeare for a museum tour and a theatrical surprise!
    (B, L, D)


    Day 7: WARNER BROS STUDIOS TOUR & WINDSOR CASTLE
    See how the magic was made at Warner Bros Studio’s “The Making of Harry Potter” and see original movie sets and some of the props and costumes. In the afternoon, head to Windsor Castle, the largest inhabited castle in the world, and one of The Queen’s official residences, to see the State Apartments and St George’s Chapel. In the evening take a stroll around historic Windsor with a local guide.
    (B, D)


    Day 8: TOUR ENDS IN WINDSOR
    Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)


    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

     

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