Fees Family London Adventure – V3

John & Jill Fees, Gerald & Charlotte Cyrus

Wednesday 5th June – Sunday 9th June 2024

Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Highlights

  • Explore some of London's most iconic landmarks with an expert guide
  • Delve into the Roman history of Bath & marvel at the picturesque Castle Combe village
  • Taste the gastronomic delights of London's oldest markets & public houses

Day by Day

Day 1 - Wednesday 5th June - Welcome to London

On arrival into London St Pancras, meet your private transfer to take you to your centrally located hotel and take some time to relax ahead of your first evening in the city. Enjoy lunch at the gastronomic paradise of Harrods before a leisurely walk to Kensington Palace. Explore the home of Royals for over 300 years, including the birthplace of Queen Victoria and follow in her footsteps. This evening, immerse yourself in the West End uplifting musical comedy ‘Six’, a tale about the lives of Henry VIII’s six wives. Draw the curtains on the twinkling lights of the city to enjoy a good night’s sleep ahead of an exciting day of exploring tomorrow.

Overnight: London | Mandarin Oriental
Room Type: Deluxe

Day 2 - Thursday 6th June - Gastronomic Delights

After breakfast, check out the famous Borough Market, one of London’s largest and oldest food markets, sampling delights from local and international traders. In the afternoon, meet your expert guide and get to know the real London as you discover the local’s favourite spots sharing insider secrets to the best spots to eat and admire this vibrant bustling city. Your guide will take you on a journey through time from the oldest of London’s pubs & ale houses. Eat & drink in the footsteps of Charles Dickens, Agatha Christie, or enjoy a pint in Gandalf the Greys’ very own hostelry. End the day with a quintessentially British dinner.

Overnight: London | Mandarin Oriental
Room Type: Deluxe
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 - Friday 7th June - Exploring Bath & Castle Combe

This morning, you’ll board the train and enjoy a scenic First Class journey through the Southern landscapes and arrive into the city of Bath, famous for it’s imposing Roman architecture. Meet your guide to enjoy a wonderful historical 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. Perhaps a visit to the Victoria Arts Gallery, a tranquil and thought-provoking place beyond the colourful and bustling streets. Afterwards, visit Lacock, a village with well-preserved medieval architecture, idyllic countryside views, and picturesque streets create a magical ambience that captivates visitors. End your visit with a relaxing tipple & dinner in one of the prettiest village’s in England.

Overnight: London | Mandarin Oriental
Room Type: Deluxe
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4 - Saturday 8th June - Life of a Royal

John & Jill: Meet your private transfer and journey to Hampton Court Palace to experience the public lives and private dramas of Henry VIII, his wives and their children. Take a chance and navigate your way through the Palace maze, the UK’s oldest surviving of it’s kind. On return to the city, stop at Portobello Road and discover iconic markets, pastel houses from movie scenes and a huge range of pubs and restaurants.

Gerald & Charlotte: The morning sun casts a warm glow upon the iconic Westminster Abbey.  Your first stop of the day where you will meet your local guide. Admire the English architecture and follow the footsteps of Royal coronations and weddings at one of the UK’s most beautiful churches. Journeying along the Thames, you’ll reach the Tower of London. Steeped in history, this ancient fortress whispers tales of royalty, intrigue, and ancient artefacts. Marvel at the grandeur of the White Tower and the medieval architecture that surrounds you. Next, at the Tower Bridge, your expert tour guide will bring the iconic structure to life, combining key facts from the Bridge’s fascinating history with curious, interesting anecdotes.

After an elegant dinner, reconvene for a group viewing of the Tower of London’s Ceremony of the Keys, a 700 year old ancient tradition. The guards footsteps echo in the darkness and the sentry cries out to the Yeoman Warder to secure the jewels. After this, return to the hotel for a peaceful nights rest.

Overnight: London | Mandarin Oriental
Room Type: Deluxe
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5 - Sunday 9th June - Depart

On your final morning in London after a leisurely breakfast, prepare to bid farewell to the vibrant streets as a private driver awaits to escort you to the airport to make your onward connections. Waving farewell for now but taking with you special memories and wonderful stories of your explorations.

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • 4 nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Breakfast each morning, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide from Day 2 to Day 4
  • All transfers in a private vehicle
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • Eurostar transport to London
    • Entry to Kensington Palace
    • Theatre Tickets to Six the Musical
    • Guided Tour of Hampton Court Palace
    • Guided Tour of Tower of London
    • Guided Tour of London Bridge
    • Guided Tour of Westminster Abbey
    • Entry to Ceremony of the Keys
    • 1st Class return train to Bath
    • Guided tour of Bath & Castle Combe
    • Historic pub tour
  • 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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