Holiday Itinerary - British Escape

Day 1: Arrive in London.

Welcome to London! Uniformed Globus Hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: London.

After a hearty English breakfast, morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horseguards, the Prime Minister’s Downing Street residence, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. The highlight is a visit to ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL, Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece built between 1675 and 1708. This afternoon, an optional excursion to the Tower of London is available. And this evening, maybe enjoy an optional dinner, followed by a cruise on the River Thames. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3: London - Stonehenge - Bath

Depart at 8 am for a memorable day of sightseeing. First, visit the intriguing prehistoric monument of STONEHENGE. Explore the visitor center with its imaginative exhibitions, then take the shuttle to the stone circle and admire the magnificence of the monument up close. Across Salisbury Plain, head for the elegant Georgian city of Bath, where you see the amazing excavations of the ROMAN BATHS, once one of the greatest religious spas of the ancient world. Today’s Distance: 136 mi / 219 km. Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Bath - Stratford-Upon-Avon - Liverpool.

Savor vistas of rural England on your way to Stratford-upon-Avon. Time here to visit SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE and discover this pretty Elizabethan town at your own pace. In the afternoon, drive to Liverpool, the hometown of The Beatles. Then, why not join a Local Guide for an optional excursion that will give you a detailed introduction to the city. You’ll visit the magnificent cathedral, admire stunning historic civic buildings, hear all about the legendary Beatles, and discover the city’s glorious maritime history. Today’s Distance: 222 mi / 357 km. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5: Liverpool - Grasmere - Gretna Green, Scotland - Edinburgh

This morning, focus on the tranquil Lake District, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, considered to be the finest of England’s national parks. Take a break in Wordsworth’s beloved Grasmere and try original GRASMERE GINGERBREAD. Then, head north for the Scottish border and stop at Gretna Green, where the blacksmith used to wed runaway couples. Arrive in Edinburgh this afternoon for a two-night stay. Today’s Distance: 239 mi / 384 km. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6: Edinburgh. 

Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide introduces you to the 200-year-old “New Town” and famous scientists, inventors, and novelists who lived there. In the “Old Town,” visit EDINBURGH CASTLE to admire Scotland’s Crown Jewels and the iconic Stone of Destiny, used to inaugurate monarchs for centuries, and take in the fantastic views over the city. The afternoon is free to enjoy the Scottish capital at your own pace. Later, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Edinburgh. 

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. Meals included: Breakfast

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Departure dates 2021/22 British Escape : 7% discount on all dates

Prices shown exclude flights and transfers, call Cosmos to add flights

Cosmos brochure price in black from £839

Travel 55 discount price in red from £781

Telephone Cosmos on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55

Starts from London ends Edinburgh - tour KAEX, Prices shown exclude flights and transfers, call Cosmos to add flights

Dates Prices from Dates Prices from
31 October 2021 £929
£864
16, 23 January 2022

£839
£781

7, 14 November 2021
£929
£864
6, 13 February 2022 £839
£781
21 November 2021 £929
£864
20 February 2022
£929
£864
28 November 2021 £839
£781
6, 13 March 2022 £929
£864
5, 12 December 2021

£839
£781

20, 27 March 2022 £949
£883

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy. Please see Cosmos Terms & Conditions  for further details. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Cosmos Tours
British Escape

7% discount - 7 Days fully escorted touring holiday

2021/22 discount prices from only £781

On this Escape, visit the must-see landmarks and experience the culture of Britain without the crowds—and even better—without the high-season prices. It’s the perfect, concise Britain escorted tour that offers you the unforgettable sights of this great land! Have your camera ready to capture all the magnificent experiences as you travel from London to Edinburgh. History buffs will delight in seeing mysterious, prehistoric Stonehenge (just imagine how those stones got there!); the Roman Baths in Bath, constructed around 70 AD and today one of the best-preserved Roman remains in the world; Liverpool, once a great Victorian city and Atlantic seaport, and renowned birthplace of the Beatles; and Edinburgh, home to many Scottish monarchs, including Queen Margaret, who died here in 1093.

Literary fans will enjoy visiting Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, and Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth. But that's not all…a London Guide will show you all the city’s famous landmarks, from Buckingham Palace to the Prime Minister’s Downing Street and Westminster Abbey; and in Edinburgh, you’ll tour the castle and see Scotland’s Crown Jewels. From the historical sights to the beautiful scenery to the special experiences, this guided tour of England and Scotland is a great way to sample everything Britain has to offer at a price that screams, “Let’s go!”.

Travel through the serene glens, lush forests, and rushing rivers of The Trossachs—Scotland’s first national park. Relish in the lovely views of Loch Lomond. Take a drive through Glasgow to see its 12th-century cathedral, stately university buildings, and elegant Georgian squares built in the heyday of the tobacco barons. Finally, gather with your traveling companions, and raise a glass to this bonnie jaunt of a guided vacation in Scotland.

To receive 7% discount on this British Escape tour call Cosmos direct on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55.

Travel 55 in association with Cosmos. To book call direct on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55 you will then receive a 7% discount from the Cosmos price. 

All this included

  • LONDON Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul’s Cathedral
  • STONEHENGE Visit the prehistoric monument
  • BATH Visit the Roman relics
  • STRATFORD-UPON-AVON Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace
  • LIVERPOOL
  • GRASMERE Visit Wordsworth’s village; try original Grasmere Gingerbread
  • EDINBURGH Guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle; farewell dinner at a local restaurant

Hotels: London - Park Plaza Waterloo : Bath - Hilton Bath City : Liverpool - Jurys Inn : Edinburg - Leonardo Royal hotel.

  • Meals: Total meals included: 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners

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