Day 1: USA
Depart for London, England.
Day 2: London
Arrive at the airport, & transfer to the hotel.
Day 3: London
Today you will tour Windsor & Highclere Castles. Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of Her Majesty, The Queen, is both the largest & oldest occupied castle in the world. After touring Windsor Castle, you will transfer to Newbury to visit Highclere Castle, home to the Earl & Countess of Carnarvon. You will enjoy the Castle (Downtown Abbey) & the Gardens.
Day 4: London
Visit Bunhill Fiel Cemetary, an oasis of calm & greenery in a congested city. It serves as the final resting place for over 120,000 people, including these prominent individuals: William Blake, Daniel Defoe, John Bunyan, & Susannah Wesley. Then visit inside Westminster Abbey, the coronation church since 1066, & the final resting place of seventeen monarchs. Visit the Tower of London before enjoying lunch. Afterward, spend the remainder of the day at leisure.
Day 5: London
Today you will enjoy a guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theater exhibition. Explore the life of Shakespeare, while learning about the city & theater of his time. This exhibition will bring the Theater to life as you imagine the Globe as it would have been: the center of London's most notorious entertainment district, surrounded by raucous taverns & bawdy-houses. Enjoy free time in the afternoon.
Day 6: London
Explore the National Gallery & the British Museum today. Afterward, spend the remainder of the day at leisure.
Day 7: London - Bath
Today you will head to Stonehenge. On the way you will stop at Chawton to tour the Jane Austen House - a 17th-century house where Jane Austin spent the last 7 years of her life. Then continue to visit the ancient site of Stonehenge. Travel to Bath for dinner & an overnight stay.
Day 8: Bath
Enjoy a full day tour of Bath that features a visit to the Roman Baths. Afterward, enjoy an Evensong service at Bath Abbey.
Day 9: Bath - Oxford
Leave for Oxford today. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel, & spend the remainder of the day at leisure.
Day 10: Oxford
Today you will visit the Kiln - the famous home of C.S.Lewis. The C.S. Lewis House is on the outskirts of Headington Quarry in the village of Risinghurst, Oxford, England. The author wrote all of his famous Narnia books, amongst other classics while living here.
Day 11: Oxford
Visit Magdalen College - one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Later today, enjoy an afternoon tea time.
Day 12: Oxford
Today, you will visit Blenheim Palace - a monumental country house situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. Enjoy a self guided tour of the residence of the Dukes of Marlborough. It's the only non-royal & non-episcopal country house in England to have the title of palace.
Day 13: Oxford - Edinburgh
Travel to Edinburgh, & spend the afternoon at leisure.
Day 14: Edinburgh
Visit Loch Lomond today. The loch is the largest inland stretch of water in Great Britain & one of Scotland's premier boating & watersports venues. The beautiful scenery draws visitors from all over Scotland & beyond.
Day 15: Edinburgh
Today you will have a full day tour in Edinburgh on foot. Highlights include visits to St Giles Cathedral & Edinburgh Castle, which sits atop the volcanic Castle Rock.
Day 16: Edinburgh - Fife - Edinburgh
Admire St Andrews Cathedral this morning, a ruined, Roman Catholic cathedral in Fife, Scotland. Afterward, enjoy a tour of St Andrews University. Return to Edinburgh for dinner & an overnight stay.
Day 17: Edinburgh
The day is yours in lovely Edinburgh. Enjoy shopping, visiting other famous sites, or simply relaxing.
Day 18: Edinburgh - USA
Transfer to the airport, & board return flight home.