London to Edinburgh Explorer

Embark on an exciting 8-day adventure, blending iconic attractions with immersive cultural experiences!
Embark on a thrilling adventure from London to Edinburgh, weaving through England, North Wales, and Scotland along the way! Discover iconic landmarks like Stonehenge and Edinburgh Castle, while immersing yourself in local culture: from touring a sea salt refinery in Conwy to exploring John Lennon's enchanting Strawberry Field garden and learning to play the bagpipes in Glasgow. Guests opting for a rail return to London can select this option for added convenience
8 Days from $4369/person CAD
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Primary Location

England & Scotland, UK


2024 departures: September 1 & September 22


  • Accommodation based on 4-star hotels
  • 1 night in Bath
  • 1 night in Conwy
  • 2 nights in Liverpool
  • 1 night in Glasgow
  • 2 nights in Edinburgh
  • Travel on a luxury motorcoach with WC on board
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 1 Liverpudlian Lunch at Strawberry Field
  • 1 Welsh Dinner in Conwy
  • Services of an expert Tour Director
  • Entry to Stonehenge
  • Walking tour of Bath
  • Private tour of Halen Mon sea salt distillery & tasting
  • Entry to Caernarfon Castle, Wales
  • Panoramic tour of Liverpool
  • Entry to Strawberry Field
  • Steam train ride from Haverthwaite to Lakeside
  • Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Private tour of the National Piping Centre, Glasgow
  • Private tour of a Scottish whisky distillery with tasting
  • Walking tour of Edinburgh
  • Entry to Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • Departures of under 10 guests will be accommodated in a Mercedes V-Class
  • All timings are provided as guidelines only and are subject to change based on operational or other considerations. Please follow instructions from your Tour Director
  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change

Optional Extras:

  • You have the option to return to London from Edinburgh with a First-Class rail ticket. Please advise us at the time of booking if you wish to conclude your tour in London
  • Enhance your journey with the addition of airport or train station transfers
  • Extend your experience by adding extra days before or after the tour (upon request and subject to availability), allowing for further exploration and relaxation



Meet your Tour Director in the lobby of the Cumberland Hotel in the early morning. Departure is at 9:00 am. Leave London behind for historic England, beginning with the iconic Stonehenge - a symbol of Britain and one of the world's true wonders.

Explore the monument and visitor center before heading to Bath for the afternoon and evening. Enjoy lunch (not included) and free time, then opt for a walking tour or leisurely exploration of Bath's Georgian architecture. Check into your hotel and relax for the evening, with plenty of dining options to choose from.

Accommodation at The Indigo Hotel, Bath, or similar


After a delightful breakfast, board a comfortable coach to Ludlow, a charming market town nestled in the Shropshire hills. Enjoy free time to explore its historic market center and majestic castle, before continuing through scenic Shropshire landscapes to Chester. Explore this picturesque city known for its Roman walls, ancient amphitheater, and timber-framed buildings.

Finally, check-in at your North Wales hotel with stunning views of Conwy Castle. Indulge in a three-course Welsh dinner before enjoying the evening at leisure. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at The Quay Hotel & Spa, Conwy, or similar


Begin your day in North Wales with a delightful breakfast before setting off on a leisurely drive along the Anglesey Coast to Halen Mon, home to an award-winning Saltcote and Visitor Centre. Join a fascinating tour led by knowledgeable staff to discover the intricate process behind crafting Wales' unique sea salt flakes and sample its diverse varieties.

Next, visit the historic Caernarfon Castle, known for Prince Charles' investiture and its rich military museum. Enjoy leisure time for lunch in Betws-y-Coed, nestled amidst Snowdonia's stunning mountains.

End the day in Liverpool, renowned for its musical heritage and maritime history. Check in to your hotel and unwind at your own pace. Meals: B

Accommodation at Hard Day’s Night Liverpool, Liverpool, or similar


Experience a full day in Liverpool, the music capital of the world and the birthplace of The Beatles. After breakfast, meet your Tour Director in the hotel lobby in the morning.

Enjoy a panoramic tour, including sights like the Liverbirds clock towers and Albert Dock, and capture a photo with The Beatles iconic statue.

Visit John Lennon’s childhood home before lunch at Strawberry Field (vegetarian and vegan meals are available), now a world-class visitor attraction. Indulge in Liverpool ‘Scouse’ and dessert.

Enjoy free time in the city center for activities like a Ferry ‘Across the Mersey or visiting the Maritime Museum. Your second night in Liverpool is yours to enjoy at leisure. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at Hard Day’s Night Liverpool, Liverpool, or similar


Meet your Tour Director in the hotel lobby for a 9 am departure. Embark on a comfortable panoramic ride to the stunning Lake District. Experience a nostalgic journey on a 1950s steam train from Haverthwaite to Lakeside, where you'll alight beside tranquil Lake Windermere.

Board a modern ferry for a scenic glide across the water, surrounded by the picturesque landscapes of Britain. Disembark in Bowness-on-Windermere, offering stunning views of the lake and mountains. Enjoy free time for lunch and exploration amidst the charming streets lined with unique shops.

En route to Scotland, pause at Gretna Green and visit the famous Blacksmith’s Shop, central to countless elopement stories over 265 years. Learn about the intriguing history behind this iconic location. Upon arrival in Glasgow, check into your hotel and unwind for the evening at your leisure. Meals: B

Accommodation at AC Hotel by Marriott Glasgow, Glasgow, or similar


Begin your morning with a short stroll to the remarkable National Piping Centre. Welcomed by a Piper in full attire playing a traditional Scottish melody, delve into the unique Bagpipes museum before embarking on an unforgettable experience – learning to play the bagpipes with an expert instructor. Capture the moment on your phones as you create intriguing melodies!

The breathtaking vistas of Scotland’s Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park set the stage for your next adventure. Enjoy free time for lunch in the charming village of Aberfoyle, where you can witness the remarkable skill of local shepherds in the time-honored tradition of sheep herding.

No trip to Scotland would be complete without a taste of the 'Water of Life' at a traditional distillery. Learn about whisky production before savoring up to three varieties of the finest single-malt whiskies. Conclude your day with the arrival in Edinburgh, Scotland's hilly capital known for its walkability. Meals: B

Accommodation at Doubletree Edinburgh City Centre or Virgin Hotel Edinburgh, Edinburgh, or similar


Experience a beautiful, relaxed day in Edinburgh, with a half-day free for leisure activities. Explore the Scottish National Gallery, stroll along Victoria Street reminiscent of Diagon Alley, browse whisky shops, or unwind in the Botanic Gardens just a mile from the city center.

Join an included walking tour of the Royal Mile, concluding at Edinburgh Castle for a full, leisurely visit. Highlights include St. Margaret’s Chapel, dating back to medieval times. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Meals: B

Accommodation at Doubletree Edinburgh City Centre or Virgin Hotel Edinburgh, Edinburgh, or similar


After a delectable breakfast, your tour concludes in Edinburgh upon check-out from your hotel.

For those opting to return to London, you have the option of a First-Class rail ticket. Please inform us at the time of booking if you choose to conclude your tour in London. Your Tour Director will provide your rail tickets in advance.

Your train from Edinburgh Waverley station is scheduled to depart around 12:00 noon, arriving at London King’s Cross around 4:38 pm (timetable subject to change), marking the conclusion of your adventure. Meals: B

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