Out of London Tours

Recommended places to visit outside the capital include:

Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and HM The Queen’s favourite weekend home, and Hampton Court Palace with its fine State rooms, medieval kitchens, magnificent gardens and famous maze.

Oxford, home to England’s oldest university and the fascinating Ashmolean Museum, and Blenheim Palace, one of Britain’s grandest stately homes and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.

Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, and Warwick Castle, one of the

most imposing medieval castles in Europe.

Stonehenge, the enigmatic ancient monument constructed around 5000 years ago, and the City of Bath, with its 2000-year-old Roman Baths and fine Georgian architecture. Both are World Heritage sites.

*Prices quoted are for a group. Options are usually available for up to three, or six people and larger groups can be arranged by contacting us.

BATH

Remarkable Roman remains and grand Georgian architecture are on display in this city, 100 miles west of London. Built on natural hot springs in around 70AD, the Baths from which the...

DOWNTON ABBEY TOUR

If you are one of the millions of TV viewers who have been captivated by the exploits of the Earl of Grantham, his family and below-stairs servants, this tour is for you. Although the series is set mainly in...

SALISBURY & STONEHENGE

Known as “the city in the countryside”, Salisbury is surrounded by a landscape that is quintessentially English. Its Cathedral, begun in the year 1220, houses the best preserved of the four original...

THE COTSWOLDS

Famous for its picture-postcard, honey-coloured villages, The Cotswolds is one of the most quintessentially English and unspoiled regions of the country and has officially been declared an Area of...

LEEDS CASTLE & CHARTWELL

Described by historian Lord Conway as “the loveliest castle in the world”, Leeds has, in its long history, been a Norman stronghold, the private property of six of England’s medieval queens, a palace...

HEVER CASTLE & CHARTWELL

Dating back to the 13th century, Hever was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII and mother of Queen Elizabeth I. Its splendid panelled rooms contain fine furniture...

KNOLE AND SISSINGHURST

Originally an Archbishop’s Palace and set in a medieval deer park, Knole is one of the largest houses in England. In 1538 it was taken from Archbishop Thomas Cranmer by King Henry VIII and, during the reign...

STONEHENGE

We can’t tell you definitively why this 5,000 year old monument is where it is but we can talk you through some of the most recent theories and research. Combine a visit to the stones with a trip around...

WINDSOR CASTLE

Following the line of the River Thames we travel West to Windsor Castle, the home of Kings & Queens since 1070AD. It has remained in continuous use since its inception and remains Her...

PORTSMOUTH

Portsmouth is situated on the south coast of England and is the UK’s only island city. The home of the British Royal Navy, it has a proud maritime history dating back 1200 years to the time of King Alfred...

CANTERBURY, DOVER & LEEDS

Dating from 597 when, sent by Pope Gregory the Great, St Augustine arrived in Britain as a missionary and became the country’s first Archbishop, Canterbury Cathedral dominates the city’s skyline...

OXFORD & BLENHEIM

The City of Dreaming Spires, is famous the world over for its University and place in history. For over 800 years, it has been home to royalty and scholars. Most of the colleges and university buildings are...

STRATFORD & WARWICK CASTLE

The birthplace in 1564 of William Shakespeare – widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English Language – has been a market town for over 800 years and still contains buildings...

WINDSOR & HAMPTON COURT

The oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world has been the home of British monarchs for almost 1000 years. Situated 20 miles West of London, it is the favourite weekend retreat of Her Majesty...

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