Janice & David Europe 2017 AUg 27th to SEPT 17th

British Isle 12 night cruise and an escorted tour The Best of Southern England

Sunday Aug 27th, 2017 - Flight from LAX to London

Monday Aug 28th, 2017 - Arrive in London. Transfer from Heathrow airport to Holiday Inn Southampton, which is walking distance to the cruise terminal

Tuesday Aug 29th, 2017 - Board the cruise

Southhampton cruise port

Wednesday Aug 30th, 2017 - Guernsey (St Peter Port) Tender Required 6:00AM to 2:00PM

St Peters

Thursday Aug 31st, 2017 - Cork (Cobh- for Blarney Castle) 7:30AM to 6:00PM

Cork

Friday Sep 1st, 2017 - Dublin 8:00AM to 6:45PM

Bridge in Dublin
Guinness Store

Saturday Sep 2nd, 2017 - Belfast -8:00AM to 9:00PM

Belfast castle gardens

Sunday Sep 3rd, 2017 - Glasgow (Greenock) 7:00am to 6:00pm

Glasgow

Monday Sep 4th, 2017 - At Sea

Tuesday Sep 5th, 2017 - Orkney Islands (Kirkwall ) 7:00AM to 5:00PM

Kirkwall

Wednesday Sep 6th, 2017 - Invergordon 7:00AM to 6:00PM

Invergordon

Thursday Sep 7th, 2017 - Edinburgh (South Queensferry) Tender Required 7:00AM to 7:00PM

Edinburgh castle

Friday Sep 8th, 2017 - At Sea

Saturday Sep 9th, 2017 - Paris/Normandy (Le H) 7:00AM to 8:00PM

Mt St Michael

Sunday Sep 10th, 2017 - Arrive in Southhampton. Transfer to hotel in London. Pak Plaza Westminster Hotel, Westbridge

Park Plaza Hotel

Two Day London Pass which gives you entrance to most of all the major attractions as well a one day hop on hop off bus tour.

Monday Sept 11th, 2017- Meet your Tour of England Hosts that will be there at the hotel. Tour London on your own you using your Pass . VIsit Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

Tuesday Sept 12th, 2017 - Start of your Tour of England. After a hearty English breakfast, morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben beside the Thames River, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horse guards and the Prime Minister’s Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. Highlights are a visit to ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL and the ceremonial pageantry of the Changing of the Guard, if held. Free time in the afternoon for independent activities or to join an optional excursion to Windsor Castle or the Tower of London with its fabulous Crown Jewels. Later, how about an optional dinner, followed by a cruise on the Thames River?

Wednesday Sept 13th, 2017 - London–Hampton Court–Oxford–Stratford-Upon-Avon Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions, and depart at 8 am for a lovely day of sightseeing. First, a special visit to admire the ORNAMENTAL GARDENS of Henry VIII’s Hampton Court Palace. Your Tour Director will take you on a walk through the breathtaking grounds. Then, drive through Runnymede, site of the sealing of the Magna Carta on June 15, 1215, and take a stroll in Oxford to see the colleges where Britain’s elite receives its outstanding education. Arrive in Stratfordupon-Avon in good time to take pictures of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and visit SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner with wine at your hotel. (Breakfast, Di

Ann Hathaway Cottege

Thusrday Sept 14th 2017 Stratford-Upon-Avon–Broadway–Bath A particularly scenic day. Enjoy vistas of the Cotswold Hills as you travel to the Elizabethan village of Broadway. On to Wales for a drive through the beautiful Wye Valley to the romantic ruins of 12th-century Tintern Abbey. Stop here for TEA and BARA BRITH (speckled bread) at The Anchor pub. Cross the 3,240-foot Severn Road Bridge, and in elegant Georgian Bath, see the amazing excavations of the ROMAN BATHS, with time to explore further on your own. Later, consider an optional excursion to the picturesque, 13th-century village of Castle Combe. (Breakfast)

Friday Sept 15, 2017 Bath–Stonehenge–Salisbury–Brighton Today, try to unravel the mystery of prehistoric STONEHENGE. First, 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. In Salisbury, visit the splendid CATHEDRAL, the ultimate in Early English Gothic architecture and home to the best preserved original Magna Carta, and enjoy a light LUNCH in the Refectory restaurant. Your overnight is in the Regency seaside resort of Brighton. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Saturday Sept 16, 2017 Brighton–Hever Castle–London Enjoy a leisurely start to the day before visiting spectacular HEVER CASTLE, childhood home of Anne Boleyn, a romantic, double-moated, 13th-century castle set in four acres of magnificent formal gardens that include Italian, rose, and Tudor gardens as well as a yew maze. Return to London around 3:30 pm. How about celebrating the end of your vacation by taking in one of the great West End shows? (Breakfast)

Sunday Sept 17th - After Breakdast, transfer to Airport for flight back to LA

Prepared especially for Janice & David Crawford

Shantha Mony, 805-236-4437

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