Erica's trip to England

Erica, Rachel, Eleanor, Maxwell and Ava

Number of Travellers: 5
Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights

Highlights

  • Harry Potter Studio Tour
  • Pride and Prejudice, Pemberley Park (Lyme Park)
  • Roman Baths
  • Stonehenge

Day by Day

Day 1 - Arrival in London

Upon arrival at Heathrow Airport, you’ll be greeted by the bustling energy of London. You will meet your driver in the arrivals gate and head to your accommodation to drop your bags. Take time to relax after your long flight or head straight into the city. Immerse yourself in centuries of history. Perhaps you might like to go at the iconic Tower of London. Discover the Crown Jewels, explore medieval towers, and delve into tales of intrigue and royal power. Or relax to your cozy accommodation to unwind from the days travel.

Overnight: London | Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street
Room Type: 1 suite, 1 triple bed room

Day 1 - Flight Details Read More +

Travel Date: June 21, 2024 | Airline: Virgin Atlantic | Flight Number: Flight 156
Departure Airport: LAS Arrival Airport: LHR | Arrival Time: 14:15

Day 1 - Transfer Details Read More +

Supplier: Littles Chauffeur Hire, Edinburgh, Glasgow & London
Pick Up Location: Heathrow Terminal 3, Virgin Atlantic Flight 156 | Pick Up Time: 14:35

Your driver will send you a text 30 minutes before they pick you up. If you can’t find them please call them on the texted number or call the Little’s Office on 0141 883 2111, which operates 24/7.

Day 2 - Harry Potter Studio Tour

This morning make your way to catch the coach and embark on a magical journey to the Harry Potter Studio Tour. Step into the enchanting world of Hogwarts as you explore iconic sets, costumes, and props from the beloved film series. Delight in the intricate details of iconic sets, from the majestic Gryffindor Common Room to the eerie chambers of the Dark Arts. Marvel at the exquisite craftsmanship of enchanting costumes, each stitch a testament of the wizarding world. Before returning back to the city via coach.

Overnight: London | Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street
Room Type: 1 suite, 1 triple bed room

Day 2 - Transfer Details Read More +

Supplier: Axis and Globe Travel Ltd.
Booking Reference: Ref GYGKBHKVNXAQ and pin is kUPUMkJ6
Pick Up Location: 38-51 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0DG | Pick Up Time: 09:55

Meet at: 38-51 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0DG.  You will be picked up by coach just outside the Royal National Hotel’s courtyard, by Bedford Way Bus Stop. You will be returned to the same location. Please find your tickets in the Additional Information section.

Day 3 - Pride and Prejudice, Peak District Pemberley Park

Begin your day with a scenic train journey from London to Macclesfield, soaking in the picturesque English countryside along the way. Upon arrival in Macclesfield, a comfortable transfer awaits to whisk you away to the enchanting Pemberley Park (Lyme Park the grand stately home used for the filming location). You will stop along the way to drop your bags at your hotel. This historic estate, immortalized as Mr. Darcy’s residence in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Before departing the Manor at 5pm to return to your hotel and enjoy the evening.

Overnight: Macclesfield | Shrigley Hall Hotel & Spa
Room Type: 1 suite, 1 triple bed room

Day 3 - Transfer Details Read More +

Supplier: Manner Borne Chauffeur, Macclesfield
| Pick Up Time: 11:40
Phone: 07554650362

Suggested train: 09:07 from London Euston arriving at Macclesfield Station at 11:40 to meet your driver

Day 3 - Lyme Park Read More +

Activity: Lyme Park
Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/cheshire-greater-manchester/lyme?campid=GMB_Central_Website_North_Lyme

Please note that tickets for Lyme Park cannot be purchased in advance and must be bought at the entrance. Ticket prices are £7-£7.70 for adults and £3.50-£3.90 for children.

Day 3 - Transfer Details Read More +

Supplier: Manner Borne Chauffeur company
| Pick Up Time: 17:00
Phone: 07554650362

Day 4 - Bath

Indulge in the historic charm of Bath with a day of exploration. After journeying from Macclesfield to Bath you can choose to leave your luggage close by to the station or take a taxi to your hotel drop your bags and enjoy a gentle 30 minute walk back to the centre through the park. Make your way down the historic streets to the Roman Baths, marvelling at ancient architecture and natural thermal springs. Wander through the Georgian streets, admiring iconic landmarks like the Royal Crescent and Circus. Perhaps visit the cosy Jane Austen museum.

Overnight: Bath | The Priory Bath
Room Type: 1 suite, 1 triple bed room

Day 4 - Transfer Details Read More +

Supplier: Manner Borne Chauffeur company
Pick Up Location: Shrigley Hall, SK10 5SB | Pick Up Time: 08:45
Phone: 07554650362

Day 4 - Train Details Read More +


Suggested train: Macclesfield to Bath Spa

09:26 Macclesfield to Bristol Temple Meads, arriving 12:07

12:22 Bristol Temple Meads – Bath Spa 12:34

No formal Left luggage option in the station, but can be found close by on Stasher.com

Day 4 - Roman Baths Read More +

Activity: Roman Baths
Start Location: Roman Baths, Abbey Churchyard, Bath BA1 1LZ | Start Time: 14:00
Booking Reference: 923083
Website: https://www.romanbaths.co.uk/

Please find your tickets in the Additional Information section.

Day 5 - Exploring Bath and Stonehenge

Awake in Bath and leisurely soak up the atmosphere of this unique city. This afternoon meet your driver at your hotel who will whisk you away with a visit Stonehenge – one of the most famous prehistoric monuments in the world and the largest of its kind in Britain. Take a moment to soak in the spiritual energy that permeates this sacred site, where generations have gathered to celebrate solstices, honour ancestors, and ponder the mysteries of why they were first constructed. Before heading back to Bath where you can enjoy your evening meal

Overnight: Bath | The Priory Bath
Room Type: 1 suite, 1 triple bed room

Day 5 - Transfer Details Read More +

Supplier: A Class Cars
Pick Up Location: The Bath Priory Hotel | Pick Up Time: 13:00
Phone: 07854989374

The same transfer company will return you to Bath. Departing Stonehenge 4.45pm to The Bath Priory. The driver will provide their contact details the day before

Day 5 - Stonehenge Read More +

Activity: Stonehenge

Present the attached voucher at the ticket desk. Please find the voucher in the Additional Information section.

Day 6 - Paddle Boarding the Cotswolds

Awake in Bath for the final time and meet your Guide for your Cotswolds section of the trip. They will take you through the scenic countryside to the Cotswolds. Where you will embark on an exciting experience and test your balance paddle boarding! On one of the regions most beautiful lakes surrounded by rolling hills paddle across the water learning new skills and maybe discovering a hidden talent. Your guide can explain your surroundings and the interesting history of the area as they return you too the hotel. Take the rest of the day to relax at your own pace explore the hotel grounds and uncover your own adventure.

Overnight: The Cotswolds | Ellenborough Park
Room Type: 1 suite, 1 triple bed room

Day 6 - Guide Details - Cotswold Tours and Travel Read More +

Name: Cotswold Tours and Travel
Contact Number: 07832915871
Meeting Place: The Bath Priory | Meeting Time: 09:15

Your guide will take you directly to paddle boarding and collect you after and either take you directly to your hotel or anywhere else you may like to go.

Day 6 - Paddle Boarding Read More +

Activity: Paddle Boarding
Start Location: Lake, Lake 12, 12 Spine Rd E, Cirencester GL7 5TL | Start Time: 10:15
Website: https://realoutdoorxperience.co.uk/

Please see the attached kit list. Please find the tickets in the Additional Information section.

Day 7 - Exploring the Cotswolds

Today you can enjoy a guided tour of England’s largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), the landscape here is a lovely medley of rolling green fields, honey-coloured villages and ancient deciduous woodland. Explore pretty market squares and charming artisanal shops, stop at historical sites and learn about the region’s fascinating history from your knowledgeable guide. This afternoon, indulge in a traditional afternoon tea, enjoying fluffy scones fat with cream and jam.

Overnight: The Cotswolds | Ellenborough Park
Room Type: 1 suite, 1 triple bed room

Day 7 - Cotswold Tours & Travel Read More +

Activity: Cotswold Tours & Travel
Start Location: Ellenborough Park reception | Start Time: 09:00
Phone: 07832915871

Your guide will take you anywhere you like. With extensive knowledge of the area simply ask if you’d like to hike or shop they have a wealth of knowledge to take you to the perfect location

Day 7 - Afternoon Tea Read More +

Activity: Afternoon Tea
Start Location: Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire GL54 2JD England | Start Time: 15:15
Booking Reference: BPLPR4QA
Website: https://www.lordsofthemanor.com/

The booking is under your name. Just let them know you have a reservation for Erica Reynolds.

Day 8 - Exploring London and The West End

Leave the Cotswolds this morning and travel back to London. Drop your luggage at your hotel so you can travel unencumbered, and head out into the bustling, vibrant streets to explore at your own pace. Depending on what you fancy, there are many fantastic options. You may like to visit one of the city’s excellent museums, thread your way through a vintage market, or take a stroll through the deep green of Hampstead Heath. Maybe visit the iconic 9 3/4 Harry Potter platform at Kings Cross Station. You have access to the London Toot busses so can hop on hop off wherever you like as many times as you like over the next. 3 days in London. This includes a Thames River cruise to enjoy whenever you choose. Check their website for up to date  This evening, head out to see a performance of the critically acclaimed Lion King in the world-famous West End.

Overnight: London | Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street

Day 8 - Transfer Details Read More +

Supplier: Eddie Manning - London Limo Service
Pick Up Location: Ellenborough | Pick Up Time: 09:30
Phone: 07970761505

Day 8 - The Lion King Read More +

Activity: The Lion King
Start Location: Lyceum Theatre 21 Wellington Street London WC2E 7RQ | Start Time: 19:30
Booking Reference: Order 31104023
Website: https://www.london-theater-tickets.com/

Running times, age guidance, strobe warnings and other content information is listed on the show’s webpage

Please find your tickets under the Additional Information section.

Day 8 - Toot Bus, London Read More +

Activity: Toot Bus, London
Booking Reference: 5743D9BN
Website: https://www.tootbus.com/en/london/tours

Tickets valid for 3 days. Please find your tickets under the Additional Information section.

Day 9 - Portobello Market

Enjoy a lazy morning waking up at your own pace. After breakfast, hop on one of the iconic red buses (Toot hop on hop off) to visit some of the city’s famous landmarks self-guided, including Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park and St Paul’s Cathedral. Afterwards, continue your adventure by ribboning your way through the bright streets of Notting Hill and losing yourself in the hustle and bustle of Portobello Road Market. Taste your way through the many aromatic street food stalls and look for treasures among the antiques, old books and vintage clothing.

Day 10 - Windsor Castle

Meet your drivet at the front desk at 9am to head to Windsor Castle, Britain’s oldest inhabited castle, home to royalty for 900+ years. See State Apartments, St. George’s Chapel (burial site of monarchs), and watch Guard Change. Then explore Windsor’s historic town, with its museum and Great Park, reflecting the castle’s profound impact on English history.

Day 10 - Transfer Details Read More +

Supplier: Eddie Manning - London Limo Service
| Pick Up Time: 09:00
Phone: +44 7947 476 246

You will meet your driver Inside the lobby or at the concierge desk. Your driver for both journeys there and back is Lal Mahamode Vehicle: KP71 GHD – Mercedes-Benz V-Class minivan – Black

Day 10 - Windsor Castle Read More +

Activity: Windsor Castle
Start Location: Windsor Castle | Start Time: 10:00
Booking Reference: 4307592

Please find your tickets under the Additional Information section.

Day 10 - Transfer Details Read More +

Supplier: Eddie Manning - London Limo Service
Pick Up Location: Windsor Castle (outside Guildhall Museum/The Prince Harry pub) | Pick Up Time: 16:00
Phone: +44 7947 476 246

Driver: Lal Mahamode +44 7947 476 246 Vehicle: KP71 GHD – Mercedes-Benz V-Class minivan – Black

Day 11 - Depart with fond memories

Meet your driver this morning to depart your trip to England and return to the airport for your onward travel. As you conclude your holiday, we hope you depart with wonderful memories shared with family.

Day 11 - Transfer Details Read More +

Supplier: Littles Chauffeur Hire, Edinburgh, Glasgow & London
Pick Up Location: Radisson Blu Edwardian, 9-13 Bloomsbury St, London WC1B 3QD | Pick Up Time: 06:45

If you are unable to locate our chauffeur, please call the mobile number provided, or call the Little’s Office on 0141 883 2111, which operates 24/7.

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • All accommodation
  • Services of an experienced and knowledgeable qualified guide from Day 6 to Day 7
  • Ground transportation excluding rail travel
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24 hour in-country support from the Elsewhere team
Exclusions Read More
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Rail travel
Important Additional Information Read More
  • Paddle Boarding kit list Kit List - PDF: View Now
  • Roman Baths Tickets General Info - PDF: View Now
  • Lion King Theatre Tickets General Info - PDF: View Now
  • Windsor Castle Tickets General Info - PDF: View Now
  • Toot Bus Passes General Info - PDF: View Now
  • Toot Bus QR codes General Info - PDF: View Now
  • Stonehenge voucher ticket General Info - PDF: View Now
  • Warner Brother Harry Potter Tickets. Including coach ticket General Info - PDF: View Now

Get in Touch


Accommodation

Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street

9-13 Bloomsbury Street, Bloomsbury | London |
WC1B 3QD | England
Phone: 02076 365601
Web: radissonhotels.com/en-us/hotels

Shrigley Hall Hotel & Spa, Manchester

Shrigley Park, Pott Shrigley | Nr Manchester | Cheshire |
SK105SB | England
Phone: +44 (0)1625 575 757
Web: shrigleyhallhotelandspa.co.uk

Bath Priory, Bath

The Bath Priory | Bath |
BA12XT | England
Phone: 01225 331922
Web: thebathpriory.co.uk

Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham

Southam Road | Cheltnam | Gloucestershire |
GL522NH | England
Phone: 01242 545454
Web: ellenboroughpark.com

Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street

9-13 Bloomsbury Street, Bloomsbury | London |
WC1B3QD | England
Phone: 02076 365601
Web: radissonhotels.com/en-us/hotels