2024 : Gems of Northern England

9 Days/8 Nights

Explore the northern corner of England's bustling cities and breathtaking scenery

Head north to discover some of England's most fascinating places: the romantic Lake District, the scholar's life in Oxford and Cambridge, and York's medieval charms.

Trip Highlights:

  • Kensington Palace
  • Punting on the River Cam
  • Vintage Train Ride
  • York Minster
  • Lakes Distillery
  • Cruise on Windermere

    Hotels:

  • 100 Queen's Gate Hotel London, Curio Collection by Hilton
  • Hilton Cambridge City Centre
  • Hilton York
  • Briery Wood Country House Hotel
  • Hotel Indigo Liverpool
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Oxford Belfry Hotel
  • Call (916) 716-6365 for more information or to book today! Mention code 18009528

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2024
    Duration
    9 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1LondonIndependent Exploration in London - Welcome Dinner : Your day is free to explore the many delights of London as you wish. Your tour begins in the evening, when you meet your group for a welcome drink and dinner at your hotel.(D)
    Day 2LondonKensington Palace - London Exploring : Visit Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and the home of young royals for 300 years - including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate. Walk in the footsteps of royalty, exploring the lavish rooms of the King's and Queen's State Apartments. Savor a light lunch with your group before spending the rest of the day exploring London as you please.(B,L)
    Day 3CambridgeCambridge American Cemetery - Punting : Depart London and head to the Roman city of St Albans or 17th-century Hatfield House, depending on your departure date. Next, visit the Cambridge American Cemetery, honoring the thousands of American soldiers who gave their lives in World War II. Continue on to Cambridge for a sightseeing trip on the River Cam, as you go punting on a traditional flat-bottomed boat. Your evening is free to explore as you wish. .(B)
    Day 4YorkLincoln - York : Head to Lincoln, with its towering cathedral and castle overlooking the city. Stop in a pub for a traditional Sunday roast lunch. Arrive in York, an ancient city of narrow cobbled streets, charming tearooms, quaint old pubs, and intriguing medieval churches. Your tour director will bring you on a walking tour, then enjoy the rest of the day free for exploring.(B,L)
    Day 5York Vintage Train Ride - Whitby - York Minster : Journey back in time on a vintage train ride: go from the Goathland Station that portrayed Hogsmeade Station in the first 'Harry Potter' film to the old fishing town of Whitby, the setting for Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'. Tour Whitby's pretty harbor and cobbled streets with your tour director, then enjoy free time for lunch. Head back to York and visit York Minster, a Gothic cathedral resplendent with medieval stained glass.(B, D)
    Day 6Lake DistrictYorkshire Drive - Lake District : Take a scenic drive through the lush green splendor of the Yorkshire Dales, pausing in the romantic market town of Richmond. Head on to Keswick, in the famously beautiful Lake District, where you'll have some free time for lunch. The Lake District has inspired writers and painters for centuries. Head on to your hotel near the banks of Lake Windermere, where you'll have dinner with your group. (B,D)
    Day 7LiverpoolCruise on Lake Windermere - Liverpool : Take a short scenic cruise on England's largest lake, Windermere, seeing mountain vistas, wooded isles, and lakeside villages. Head on to Liverpool, birthplace of the Beatles. Tour this fun, friendly city on foot with your tour director - and you are free to explore for the rest of the day. You might check out the many attractions around the Albert Dock, including the Beatles Story, the Tate Liverpool, and the Merseyside Maritime Museum.(B)
    Day 8Oxford Stratford-upon-Avon - Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Oxford : Head to Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare's hometown. Visit Anne Hathaway's Cottage, the 500-year-old thatched house, surrounded by gardens, where The Bard's wife was born. Drive to Oxford to discover this storied university city on a walking tour with your tour director. Enjoy a farewell dinner with your group(B,D)
    Day 9OxfordTour Ends in Oxford : Your tour ends after breakfast.(B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/18/2024$3,145.00* (USD) / 9 Days from London to OxfordQuote
    04/25/2024$3,145.00* (USD) / 9 Days from London to OxfordQuote
    05/09/2024$3,345.00* (USD) / 9 Days from London to OxfordQuote
    05/30/2024$3,345.00* (USD) / 9 Days from London to OxfordQuote
    06/06/2024$3,495.00* (USD) / 9 Days from London to OxfordQuote
    07/04/2024$3,495.00* (USD) / 9 Days from London to OxfordQuote
    08/22/2024$4,095.00* (USD) / 9 Days from London to OxfordQuote
    09/05/2024$3,495.00* (USD) / 9 Days from London to OxfordQuote
    09/26/2024$3,495.00* (USD) / 9 Days from London to OxfordQuote
    10/10/2024$3,345.00* (USD) / 9 Days from London to OxfordQuote
    Lodging
    100 Queen's Gate Hotel London, Curio Collection by Hilton
    Hilton Cambridge City Centre
    Hilton York
    Briery Wood Country House Hotel
    Hotel Indigo Liverpool
    DoubleTree by Hilton Oxford Belfry Hotel

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    • 2024 : Gems of Northern England

      From $3,145.00 (USD)

      Explore the northern corner of England's bustling cities and breathtaking sceneryHead north to discover some of England's most fascinating places: the romantic Lake District, the scholar's life in Oxford and Cambridge, and York's medieval charms.

     
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