ENGLAND

THE CROWN JEWEL OF EUROPE

[TRIP LENGTH: 7 DAYS]

Includes Airfare ● Itinerary can be customized to fit within your time frame or budgetary needs

Experience the rich history of this modern city at royal sights including Buckingham Palace, the castles at Windsor and Dover, Canterbury Cathedral near Kent and Big Ben. Of course, these cities are more than just medieval castles and cathedrals—experience all kinds of local culture, from world-class art to the history of royalty.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 – Fly to London from New York (evening flight)

Overnight flight

Day 2 – Arrive in London

After you exit security, you will meet you Appleseed tour director. Board your coach and transfer to your centrally located hotel. Check into your hotel and have time to freshen up. After lunch set out to explore the city. Dinner and a program orientation will wrap up the day.

 Day 3 – Guided Tour of London

Following breakfast the group will tour the Tower of London. Lunch near Leicester Square or Piccadilly Circus. Visit the Victoria and Albert Museum and either the Science Museum or Natural History Museum. Have leisure time in Trafalgar Square. Dinner in Covent Garden at Wagamama’s. Return to the hotel for a time of reflection and review.

Day 4 – Greenwich and London Dungeon

This morning your group will take a boat cruise on the Thames and end in Greenwich. Have lunch in Greenwich Park, visit the observatory, prime meridian, and other sites. Later visit St. Paul’s Cathedral, take a guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Gabriels Wharf, and finish your tour in the evening at the Dungeon. Dinner along South Bank.

 Day 5 – Westminster Abbey and Stonehenge

Today start the day by visiting Westminster Abbey, a walking tour around Parliament, Buckingham Palace, and view the Changing of the Guard. Continue your walking tour viewing 10 Downing Street and more! From here head to Salisbury and have lunch. In the late afternoon explore Stonehenge. Later head to Oxford. Dinner at the Trout Inn.

 Day 6 – Oxford University and Warwick Castle

After breakfast take a guided tour of Oxford University. After lunch stop by Shakespeare’s home and then head to tour Warwick Castle. Later, head back to London for the night.

Day 7 – Fly Home

You may have time for service or a football game in Regents Park. Later this evening the group will fly home.

Itinerary subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control including availability with vendors, weather conditions and flight schedules.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience Big Ben
  • Tour Buckingham Palace
  • Experience the London eye
  • Take in Windsor
  • Visit the mysterious Stonehenge

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Qualified trip leader – Accompanying each expedition is a diverse team of experts from naturalists to regional specialists who will share their knowledge and insights on the wildlife, landscapes and local culture. Your guide is with the group 24/7 and also staying with you at the same hotel
Daily reflections lead by your tour leader
Overnight stays are in hotels with private bathrooms rated 4 star or more on Trip Advisor
All Meals are included but please note: On arrival day only dinner is provided; on departure day, only breakfast is provided
Tour Journal, T-shirt and Luggage tag
Note: Tour cost does not include airline-imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa.