English B&B Vacation with London – See England Your Way
$1,262*PER PERSON – 6+NIGHTS – AIR – TRANSFERS – HOTEL – BREAKFAST – TOURS – CAR
Make your own adventure in this amazing trip first through London with a guided tour and then through the country side or along the coast in your own rental car. Enjoy the freedom of making your vacation truly your own.
- Round-trip economy class airfare to London (LHR)
- Arrival airport transfer
- 2 nights in London at the Dorsett Shepherds Bush or similar
- 1-Day London Pass
- Manual shift car rental for days 3 – 6 – upgrade to automatic available
- 4 nights in the Bed & Breakfast of your choice
- 7-Day English Heritage Pass
- Breakfast Daily
Great Ways to Explore
- Local Bed & Breakfast hosts can guide and offer advice on your trip through the country.
- Make this vacation your own, touring through any combination of cities, castles, countryside or coast.
- With your English Heritage Pass in hand, you’ll have access to more than 100 famous sights and attractions in England.
- Live in luxury at your London hotel, and then enjoy cozy Bed & Breakfasts on your trip through the country side.
- Live a bit of England’s life by indulging in traditional afternoon tea among visits to the castles, abbeys and museums.
Get the best of both worlds with England’s vast and beautiful coasts and countrysides. Countless castles, landmarks, historic sights and abbeys provides plenty of entertainment for anything you may be looking for.
With your 1-day London Pass you’ll be granted to access to some of the most famous sights London has to offer. Then, pick up your car and enjoy your English Heritage Pass to explore the country on your own. With hundreds of cozy and charming Bed & Breakfasts to choose from, you get to pick out your own genuine local experience. With friendly hosts in each, you’ll always have someone to point you in the right direction and help you make the most of your trip.
Day 1. Welcome to London!
Feel the elegance in the air as you land in London. After you check in at your luxurious accommodation, take a leisurely stroll over to Hyde Park. Check out the shops on nearby Oxford Street and treat yourself to an authentic first-night meal at a pub in the area.
Transfer to hotel
You’ll be in one of these hotels, depending on availability
English Heritage Visitor Pass (9)
The English Heritage Pass is a one-price entrance ticket to some of England’s most iconic and historically significant English Heritage properties, valid for 9 consecutive days. It includes free entry to over 100 stately homes, castles, abbes, Roman and prehistoric remains; free or reduced price entry to hundreds of exciting events, a free 350-page color souvenir guidebook, including maps and information on over 100 staffed attractions and an additional 300 free attractions maintained by English Heritage.
Some of the included properties and attractions are Stonehenge, Hadrian’s Wall, Dover Castle, Kenilworth Castle, and the home of Charles Darwin. This visitor’s pass provides incredible value for money, and pays for itself after just 2 or 3 attraction visits!
Your pass will be valid for 9 consecutive days from the first day of use, and entitles you to free admission to any site listed as one of the English Heritage locations, subject to individual opening times.
Day 2. London
Today’s the day to see all of London’s famous sights. Grab your camera and get ready to be awestruck. Use your 1-day London Pass to experience all of the sights, museums, and attractions you’ve been dreaming about.
London Pass (1-day)
The London Pass provides FREE entry to over 60 of London’s top attractions, tours, museums and sights – including Fast Track Entry to a selection of the most popular attractions – plus a 160-page guidebook packed with useful information about the attractions, including directions and maps and a one day Hop-on/Hop-off bus ticket.
Simply redeem your voucher for the actual London Pass at the Tourism Island near Trafalgar Square, then just show your card at the entrance or ticket office of any of the included attractions. You’ll have complimentary access to “must-see” sights and activities such as Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Wembley & Arsenal Stadiums, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and a Thames River cruise – with fast track entrance to some of the most popular attractions – the Tower of London, London Bridge Experience, Windsor Castle, London Zoo, Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace!
Download the free London Pass Travel Guide app on your smartphone or tablet and get updates and notifications on-the-go while visiting London.This handy App will provide you with offers, useful travel information and maps to help you on your way. You’ll get a full description of each London Pass attraction including opening times, contact details and directions, interactive maps indicating London Pass attractions in the area, and if you sync your London Pass card number to the App, you’ll get access to exclusive offers at restaurants, theaters, shops and more! The app can be downloaded by visiting the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store.
- Free entry to over 60 of London’s top attractions, tours, museums and sights
- Fast Track Entry to a selection of the most popular attractions
- One day Hop-on/Hop-off bus ticket
- 160-page guidebook packed with useful information about the attractions, including directions and maps
- Access to a free London Pass Travel Guide App
Day 3. English Bed and Breakfast
Now’s the time to make this vacation your own. Pick up your rental car and drive to any of the 100+ sights that your English Heritage Pass gives you access to. Find a cozy bed and breakfast in the area and enjoy a comfortable night getting to know local people and local culture.
For your first night, you might want to consider heading slightly south. Visit the famous Home of Charles Darwin and then head to Kent to visit the magnificent Dover Castle.
Day 4. English Bed and Breakfast
You might want to take advantage of your Heritage Pass and make your way to must-see Stonehenge today. After spending time at this prehistoric, beautifully mysterious site, check out the rest of Salisbury! Head to Salisbury Cathedral, The Close, and Old Sarum.
From Salisbury, take a 25 minute drive south to visit the gorgeous new Forest National Park. Find a homey bed & breakfast in the area, and share the stories of your day with your friendly host.
Day 5. English Bed and Breakfast
You’ll want to experience the gorgeous coast of Cornwall. Use your pass to visit Tintagel Castle, the supposed birthplace of King Arthur. Enjoy learning about the rich history of this medieval fortification while gawking at its breathtaking cliff-top backdrop.
Your English Heritage Pass includes many Cornwall sights, so be sure to check the website and see what’s offered! After a long day of excitement, cozy up in one of the many B&Bs in the area!
Day 6. English Bed and Breakfast
Use today to make sure you’ve seen everything in England that you hoped to. You might want to make your way to Bristol and Bath, or go full-steam-ahead and spend some time using your pass to see sights in Oxfordshire.
If you have time, see the Cotswolds or make your way to Cambridge. If you head to Cambridge, be sure to use your pass to see the Audley End House & Gardens. No matter what you do, make your last day unforgettable.
Day 7. Depart England
Pack your bags, head back to London, and board your flight home. Give England the royal wave goodbye and spend your flight dreaming about your next adventure.