Dillon Family UK Adventure V2

Thursday 6th June – Thursday 13th June 2024

Number of Travellers: 5
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights

Overview

A wonderful eight day adventure experiencing the very best of Southern England. From the bright lights of London with its Royal connections, history and incredible shopping experiences to elegant Edwardian splendour in Bath. Enjoy time as a family exploring, relaxing and indulging as you soak up the atmosphere and culture of England, taking treasured memories with you when you leave.

Highlights

  • Visit Harry Potter filming locations and get behind-the-scenes
  • Enjoy a personal family shopping experience
  • Indulge in a quintessentially British treasure chest afternoon tea
  • Learn about the history, culture and traditions of the region from your expert guide

Day by Day

Day 1 - Thursday 6th June - Welcome to London

On arrival at the airport you will be met by a private driver who will transfer you to your city centre hotel. Depending on your arrival time you can choose to relax at the hotel or head out to start exploring this unique city.

Overnight: London | The Soho Hotel
Room Type: Richmond Suite

Day 2 - Friday 7th June - Peter Pan and the West End

After a relaxing morning, head to the jaw dropping Shard building, the tallest in the UK. 31 Floors up, experience a magical Peter Pan Afternoon Tea, inspired by his adventures on the island of Neverland, whilst experiencing panoramic views of the London skyline.

Spend the evening in the crowning glory of the West End watching a performance of Six, an uplifting musical comedy about the six wives of Henry the VIII. Bringing to life each Queen’s distinct personality and story, this musical sensation will take you back to times of this fascinating Tudor dynasty.

Overnight: London | The Soho Hotel
Room Type: Richmond Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 - Saturday 8th June - Westminster Abbey and RIB Cruise

This morning, you’ll meet your guide to learn about the home of Royal coronations and weddings at arguably the UK’s most famous church, Westminster Abbey. Admire the English architecture and the beauty of the Lady Chapel before venturing inside the Palace of Westminster, the home of modern democracy.

In the afternoon speed down the river Thames on a spellbinding RIB cruise. Explore iconic locations from the Harry Potter World on this adrenaline fuelled magical journey. Retrace the Order’s broomstick flight and avoid the perilous Death Eaters as you learn about behind-the-scenes and test your knowledge on the famous film franchise history.

Overnight: London | The Soho Hotel
Room Type: Richmond Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 - Sunday 9th June - Harry Potter Studios

Today you’ll be whisked to the Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio for a Tour. Enter the magical Wizarding World to explore authentic sets, costumes and props from all the Harry Potter films. Step aboard the Hogwarts Express, window shop down Diagon Alley and stop at Professor Sprouts greenhouse to pull out a potted Mandrake! After your extraordinary encounters, your private transfer will take you back to the hotel for the evening.

Overnight: London | The Soho Hotel
Room Type: Richmond Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5 - Monday 10th June - Retail Therapy

London’s retail haven will be sure to delight as you spend your day shopping to your hearts content. This morning, meet your expert guide and experience the finest toys in the world at Hamleys. You’ll enter past the magnificent window displays, walk the red carpet and watch the entertainers perform. Have all seven floors to yourself to explore this magical emporium of delights before the doors open to the public.

Afterwards, search the treasures inside Liberties Tudor revival building, the iconic Carnaby Street of Soho and luxuries on Bond Street. Visit the home of bespoke tailoring on Savile Row or explore the historically prominent Harrods and Regent Streets flagships. Return to your hotel with your treasure trove and spend the evening relaxing.

Overnight: London | The Soho Hotel
Room Type: Richmond Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6 - Tuesday 11th June - Exploring Bath

After breakfast, your private transfer will escort you to your next destination, the Georgian gem of Bath. With your guide, enjoy a wonderful walking tour of the city. As the beautiful Georgian architecture presses honey-yellow against the blue sky, soak in the sights and sounds of a city founded by the Romans for well-being and relaxation. Discover culinary delights, local specialities and gastronomic history of the city as you wind through this World Heritage City.

Overnight: Bath | Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa
Room Type: Master Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 7 - Wednesday 12th June - Roman Baths

This morning, discover Roman life and learn about the fascinating history at the Roman Baths. Walk in the shadows of Romans who once bathed in the Great Bath, chat to the Roman characters and learn about the lives of real people who lived here 2000 years ago.

Spend the afternoon at your leisure, indulge in some shopping, perhaps climb the Bath Abbey steps or watch as the boats cruise down the canals as the sun sets on your final day in England.

Overnight: Bath | Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa
Room Type: Master Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 8 - Thursday 13th June - Depart

It’s time to bid farewell to England as your adventure comes to an end. A private transfer will pick you up from your accommodation and take you to the airport to make your onward connections. Saying goodbye for now but taking with you special memories and wonderful stories of your explorations.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • 7 nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Most meals, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide from Day 4 to Day 7
  • All private airport transfers
  • Private return transfers to Harry Potter Studios
  • Private transfer to Bath
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • Peter Pan Afternoon Tea at The Shard
    • Theatre Tickets to Six the Musical
    • Tickets to Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio Tour
    • Entry to Westminster Abbey
    • Private RIB Cruise on the River Thames
    • Private VIP Hamleys experience
    • Private guided tour of Bath
    • Entry into the Roman Baths
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
Exclusions Read More
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for the main driver guide
Notes Read More
  • All suggested accommodations and services are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • A 20% deposit is required before any accommodation and services will be confirmed
  • This quote is valid for 14 days from the date quoted, after this time pricing may be subject to revision
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