Windsor, Stonehenge, Lacock and Bath with Lunch - 26th December 2016
After the morning pick-up we head off to Windsor Castle for a guided walking tour of the old market town taking in the charming cobbled streets and medieval buildings including the house that William Shakespeare lived in when he wrote the Merry Wives of Windsor. You will also see the warrant for Charles I execution signed by Oliver Cromwell and Sir Christopher Wrens intriguing Guildhall before heading to the long walk that boasts the most impressive views of Windsor Castle. Your professional guide will pause here explaining to you the dramatic history of the oldest working Castle. The walk will continue around the perimeter of the Castle.
Journeying south-west we pass through Runnymede where King John signed the Magna Carta in 1215 before heading to the picturesque Salisbury plains. There will be plenty of time for a photo-stop at Stonehenge the most famous prehistoric monument in the world. Step back in time 5,000 years while your guide explains the remarkable sequence of events that have surrounded these ancient monoliths.
We visit a charming pub for lunch. Why not try the classic Fish & Chips.
Next we visit the ancient village of Lacock. Lacock is one of England's most picturesque villages, dating back to the Saxon era. The village has provided the setting for many movies and television dramas, including Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
Finally we head to the spa town of Bath for a walking and panoramic driving tour of the old Roman and Georgian town visiting the Royal Crescent, the Circus, and Pulteney Bridge boasting fine views of the River Avon cascading down over the weir.
Please note that Windsor Castle and Roman Baths will be closed. Entrance to Stonehenge and 1-course lunch included.
Christmas Day and Boxing Day tours are non-refundable once booked.
Please note Windsor Castle is closed on Boxing Day (26th December). Our tour includes a comprehensive walking tour of the historic town with the best views of the castle and a complimentary Champagne and muffin reception.
- Victoria Coach Station (Gate 18 - 20), 164 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, SW1W 9TP