Excursions for February

Wed 3rd:

London Theatre – Les Miserables & Grease Spend an evening in London’s theatre land, the West End, and choose from one of these two great musicals: Victor Hugo’s French masterpiece or a classic rock ‘n’ roll party. £42

Sat 6th:

London After a morning coach tour of the historic city (included) the rest of the day is free to do as you please. Maybe visit some of the many famous sights, such as the Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace, the street entertainers in Covent Garden Market, the museums, the galleries, the great shopping areas, China Town, a boat trip on the River Thames and on and on and on, there’s just too much to see and do in only one day. £20

Sun 7th:

Stratford upon Avon and Warwick Castle Visit Stratford upon Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, and see the house where he was born in 1564, as well as the church where he is now buried, and other places important to the poet during his life. There is also a market and great shopping centre to explore and enjoy. In the afternoon we visit historic Warwick Castle, the finest medieval castle in the country with dungeons, towers, exhibitions and many other attractions. Castle admission included. £30

Wed 10th:

London Theatre – The Phantom of the Opera & Mamma Mia Spend another evening in London’s theatre land, the West End, and enjoy one of these two great musicals. Phantom £42 / Mamma Mia £44

Fri 12th – Sun 14th:

Edinburgh Scotland’s Capital City. This is a great weekend; we visit a Scottish woollen mill and have a whisky tasting, take a guided city coach tour of Edinburgh and you have a chance to visit all the famous sights of this historic city, including Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Palace, the museums, galleries and shops and have two evenings to enjoy the great nightlife. There’s also lots of beautiful scenery to enjoy as well as a visit to the historic English City of Durham. Visit to woollen mill, whisky tasting, guided coach tour of Edinburgh and excursion to Durham included. Book early. £160

Sat 13th:

Canterbury & Leeds Castle Christianity was introduced to Britain at Canterbury in 597 and here you can visit the country’s oldest Cathedral. You can also visit the Roman Museum, explore the great shopping centre and much more. Then to the beautiful and romantic moated and medieval Leeds Castle, for centuries home to many Queens of England. Castle admission included. £30

Sun 14th:

Oxford & Blenheim Palace Visit the city of dreaming spires and oldest University in the country, founded in 1249. Explore and enjoy the famous colleges, museums, exhibitions and the city’s excellent shopping centre. We also visit the impressive Blenheim Palace, ancestral stately home of the Dukes of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Palace admission included. £30

Wed 17th:

London Theatre – Chicago Spend another evening in London’s theatre land, the West End, and, dare we say it, a ticket to possibly the sexiest show in town. £44

Sat 20th – Sun 21st:

Bath & Stonehenge Bath is Britain’s most beautiful city. Here we have a guided walking tour (included) of the historic city centre with its stunning Georgian architecture and its’ famous hot water springs and where you will visit the Roman Baths, the underground remains of the ancient Roman city (admission included). Plenty of free time then allows you to further explore and enjoy the sights, shops, street entertainers and great nightlife the city has to offer. En route back to Cambridge on Sunday, we visit Stonehenge (admission included), Europe’s most famous prehistoric monument. A great weekend. £100

Sat 20th:

York A guided walking tour of this historic city takes you back to Roman, Viking and Medieval England. There is so much history in this one city. After the tour you may wish to return to visit the famous Cathedral, walk along the Roman walls and through the medieval streets and enjoy the shops, museums and other attractions of this fine city. Price includes guided walking tour. £30

Sun 21st:

Greenwich Located south east of London on the River Thames, this is a great day out. Greenwich has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its architectural, scientific, maritime and royal associations. Explore the lively markets and shops, enjoy the street entertainers and musicians, sample the international foods and then discover the rest, the National Maritime Museum (free), the Royal Observatory (Greenwich is the home of the world’s Prime Meridian, Longitude 0 degrees), the Old Royal Naval College (now part of Greenwich University), cruises on the River Thames and lots, lots more. £20

Wed 24th:

London Theatre – The Lion King Come and spend yet another evening in London’s theatre land, the West End, and a ticket to this, one of its most popular musicals, based on the classic Disney movie. £46

Sat 27th:

Royal Windsor & Castle The town of Windsor and its castle stand majestically on one bank of the River Thames. We have an impressive self-guided audio tour of the famous castle which is home to the Royal Family. The rest of the day is then free to explore Windsor’s many other attractions, its busy town centre, nearby Eton College where the Princes William and Harry attended school, river cruise on the Thames, and lots more. Castle admission included. £33

Sun 28th:

Brighton & Royal Pavilion This exciting seaside resort on the south coast is always a great place to spend a day. There’s a lot to see and do. We  visit George IV’s 19th century Royal Pavilion (admission included), the strange and wonderful palace he built to entertain his friends and mistresses. You can visit the Victorian pier stretching out from the beach into the sea and explore the busy action-packed city centre with its great shopping areas, bars, restaurants and street entertainment and much more. £30



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