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Highlights of Scotland & England: Edinburgh to London

10 days |  12 days with London extension
10 days |  12 days with London extension
Group size1538 travelers

4.4 out of 5 stars

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A little island—with a lot to discover.

Take time to uncover the amazing sights Great Britain has to offer. Start in Edinburgh, soaking in the Scottish city's Georgian charms, before setting off into the English countryside for everything from Shakespeare to Stonehenge. Then, end in London, where you'll see iconic landmarks and get a glimpse into the royal life outside Buckingham Palace.

Your tour package includes

  • 8 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 3 dinners with beer or wine
  • 6 sightseeing tours
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides
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Included highlights

  • The Royal Mile
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • York Minster
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Roman Baths
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Overnight Flight1 night
Day 1: Travel day

Board your overnight flight to Edinburgh today.

Edinburgh3 nights
Day 2: Arrival in Edinburgh
Included meal: Welcome dinner

Welcome to Scotland! Meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers at tonight's welcome dinner.

Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Edinburgh
Included meal: Breakfast

Get to know Edinburgh in all its medieval beauty on a tour led by a local expert.

  • View the elegant Georgian-style New Town and the Royal Mile, two UNESCO World Heritage sites.
  • Pass the Sir Walter Scott monument, the largest monument to a writer in the world.
  • Enter Edinburgh Castle to view the Scottish crown jewels and Stone of Scone.

Enjoy a free afternoon in Edinburgh or add an excursion.

Please note: The order of today's activities are subject to change.

Abbotsford House & Melrose Abbey

From $145 per person

Day 4: Free day in Edinburgh
Included meal: Breakfast

Spend a free day in Edinburgh or add an excursion.

Coastal Scotland & St Andrews Pub Lunch

From $199 per person

York1 night
Day 5: Transfer to York & sightseeing tour
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel to York and soak in the city's medieval charms on a sightseeing tour.

  • Visit the ruins of St. Mary’s Abbey and the Shambles, a historic street in York lined with timber-framed houses.
  • Join a local guide inside York Minster, home to the world's largest collection of medieval stained glass.
  • View the Roman wall, the oldest section of the city’s historic fortifications.

Sit down for an included dinner this evening.

Bath2 nights
Day 6: Bath via Stratford-upon-Avon
Included meal: Breakfast

Drive through the countryside to Stratford-upon-Avon, the town of Shakespeare’s birth. Here, you’ll step inside the Shakespeare family home for a tour with your Tour Director. Then, continue on to the town of Bath.

Day 7: Sightseeing tour of Bath
Included meal: Breakfast

On a guided sightseeing tour, get to know the charming city of Bath, named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1987.

  • See the city’s most famous architectural sites, including the Roman Baths, the Royal Crescent, and the Circus.
  • Enjoy free time for lunch, shopping, or visit the Bath Abbey on your own.

Spend a free afternoon in Bath or add an excursion

Literary Bath & Afternoon Tea

From $169 per person

London2 nights
Day 8: London via Lacock & Stonehenge
Included meal: Breakfast

Travel to London today. En route, visit the charming village of Lacock and stop to admire the mysterious monoliths at Stonehenge.

  • Walk through the beautifully preserved medieval town of Lacock.
  • Continue on to Stonehenge, where you'll learn about the ancient site at the visitor center before making your way to the monument.
Day 9: Sightseeing tour of London
Included meals: Breakfast, Farewell dinner

View the regal landmarks of England’s vibrant and cosmopolitan capital on a guided sightseeing tour.

  • Pass the grand Trafalgar Square and Baroque-style St. Paul’s Cathedral, perched atop Ludgate Hill.
  • See Westminster Abbey, the setting for royal coronations, weddings, and funerals.
  • View icons like Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London.
  • Stop by Buckingham Palace, where you may catch the Changing of the Guard.

Spend a free afternoon in London or add an excursion.

Tonight, celebrate your trip with your fellow travelers at a farewell dinner.

Windsor Castle

From $175 per person

Flight Home
Day 10: Departure
Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or extend your stay to continue exploring London.

Extension to London
Extend your stay in London and your next quintessentially British experience will be just a Tube (that's what the Brits call the subway) ride away. Lean on your Tour Director to point you toward the city's best, and set off to chase your own sense of adventure.
London2 nights
Day 10: Free day in London
Included meal: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day in London or add an excursion.

London Eye & Pub Dinner

From $195 per person

Day 11: Free day in London
Included meal: Breakfast

Spend a free day in London or add an excursion.

Tower of London

From $149 per person

Flight Home
Day 12: Departure
Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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4.4 out of 5 stars

Overall rating 4.4 out of 5

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    5 out of 5 stars

    6/8/24 by 1st-time traveler Kim

    Great tour! I just wished we could’ve stayed longer in York and London. I will definitely book again!

    EF Go Ahead Tours replied on 7/9/24

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    Highlights of Scotland and England
    6/8/24 by 3rd-time traveler Dennis

    So much history in all the sights and culture of these two wonderful countries. The local tour guides added to the experience. The hotels were centrally located in each city, allowing us to explore at our leisure. A couple of the hotel rooms were a bit on the small side, but all hotels were clea...

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    5 out of 5 stars

    5/25/24 by 4th-time traveler Susan

    Being a good tour guide is an art. You must possess a knowledge of the area being toured, an excitement to share this knowledge with your group, the patience of Job, and a flexibility in planning. This tour we got lucky. We had Steve as a guide. He went above and beyond to not just show us the sigh...

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    Hotels, flights & FAQ

    Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.


    We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
    Mercure Edinburgh Haymarket
    Mercure Edinburgh Haymarket

    This modern hotel is located in Edinburgh’s West End. Guests enjoy the fitness center, a bar, and stylish rooms. Nearby, you’ll find Edinburgh Castle,...

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    Holiday Inn York City Centre
    Holiday Inn York City Centre

    This contemporary hotel is located in downtown York. Guests enjoy a restaurant, cocktail bar, and lounge. Nearby you’ll find the York Castle Museum, Y...

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    Henrietta House
    Henrietta House

    This Georgian townhouse is located in the center of Bath. Guests enjoy house-baked bread and croissants, individually styled rooms, and a trendy on-si...

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    Crowne Plaza London – King’s Cross
    Crowne Plaza London – King’s Cross

    This upscale hotel is located in London, steps away from the St Pancras railway station. Guests enjoy on-site restaurants, the leisure club, and a fit...

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