Milburn Family Adventure in England - V3

Sherry Milburn and Family

Friday 31st May – Thursday 6th June 2024

Number of Travellers: 6
Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights

Day by Day

Day 1 - Friday 31st May - Welcome to London

On arrival in London, a private transfer will meet you and take you to your centrally located hotel ahead of your first day in England. An unmissable destination for travellers, the capital city is an international melting pot that brims with culture, history and iconic landmarks.

Option 1: Depending on your arrival time, indulge in a quintessentially British experience with Afternoon Tea. Savour delicate sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and an array of exquisite pastries, all served in elegant surroundings.


Option 2: Your driver will meet you at your hotel to tour the city in a classic Mini Cooper, a symbol of British heritage. Your expert driver-guide becomes your storyteller, weaving tales of London’s transformations over the past few decades.This immersive experience not only offers a thrilling ride but also provides a fascinating glimpse into the dynamic narrative of London’s recent history, making your journey through the city’s streets truly unforgettable

Later, draw the curtains on the twinkling lights of the city to enjoy a good night’s sleep ahead of an exciting day of exploration tomorrow.

Overnight: London | Royal Lancaster
Room Type: 3x Classic Room
Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Saturday 1st June - Historic London

Meet your expert local guide before stepping into the pages of history at the Tower of London, where tales of intrigue and royalty come to life within its ancient walls. Wander through centuries of history, from its imposing medieval architecture to its storied past as a royal palace, prison, and fortress. The haunting tales of its infamous prisoners and the glittering Crown Jewels housed within its walls make it an unforgettable journey through England’s past. Next, a visit to Tower Bridge offers a captivating journey through history and engineering, with its iconic structure and panoramic views of London’s skyline. Walking across the high-level walkways and exploring the Victorian Engine Rooms provide a unique perspective on this architectural marvel’s significance and ingenuity.

Indulge in a delicious quintessential lunch before heading to the iconic British Museum. Journey through time and civilisations, with its vast collection spanning over two million years of human history and culture. From the Rosetta Stone to the Elgin Marbles, the museum’s exhibits offer a profound glimpse into the diverse heritage of the world.

Your guide will take you back to your hotel to enjoy your evening.

Overnight: London | Royal Lancaster
Room Type: 3x Classic Room
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 - Sunday 2nd June - Lacock and the Abbey

Option 1: Today your private transfer will collect you and whisk you into the village of Lacock, famously the filming location for Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Harry Potter films. Feeling like you’ve stepped into a time capsule of medieval England, the picturesque village, frozen in time, with its charming streets and historic cottages, leads to the stunning Lacock Abbey, where you can explore its grand halls, tranquil cloisters, and beautifully preserved gardens, soaking in centuries of history and architectural beauty.


Option 2: This morning, board an early train to the city of Bath. It’s historic charm unfolds through a captivating walking tour with a local expert guide, where every cobblestone street echoes Jane Austen’s era. From the elegant Georgian architecture to the picturesque landscapes that inspired Austen’s novels, Bath’s timeless allure and literary heritage enchant at every turn.

Retire to your country park hotel for the evening.

Overnight: Cotswolds | Lucknam Park
Room Type: 3x Country Room
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 - Monday 3rd June - Exploring the Cotswolds

This morning, set out to explore the breathtaking landscapes of the Northern Cotswolds, anticipation fills the crisp morning air. Following scenic trails that wind through verdant fields and ancient woodlands, you’re surrounded by the serene beauty of the countryside. With each step, you discover hidden gems tucked away in this picturesque region, from charming villages to tranquil streams. Amidst the journey, stumble upon a quintessential Cotswold pub nestled along the way, beckoning you to pause for a leisurely lunch. Here, you indulge in hearty local fare, savouring the flavours of the region while basking in the warmth of traditional hospitality. Energised and rejuvenated, you continue your trek, crossing fields and pathways that reveal the timeless allure of the Cotswolds at every turn.

Later this afternoon, continue your journey North to Warwick, where you’ll settle in at your accommodation for the evening.

Overnight: Warwick | Mallory Court Country Hotel and Spa
Room Type: 1x Classic, 2x Superior Deluxe
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Tuesday 4th June - Warwick Castle and Chatsworth House

Today, explore Warwick Castle and Chatsworth House, both offering a rich tapestry of English history and grandeur.

Begin by immersing yourself in medieval splendour at the dramatic Warwick Castle, where you can witness jousting tournaments, explore the imposing ramparts, and delve into the castle’s storied past. A vital stronghold during the War of the Roses and English Civil War, exploring its halls will transport you to a bygone era of knights, royalty, and intrigue.

Later in the afternoon, journey to Chatsworth House, a masterpiece of stately architecture and opulent gardens, where you can wander through lavish rooms adorned with priceless art, stroll amidst meticulously manicured landscapes, and marvel at the grandeur of one of England’s finest country estates. Your guide will leave you at your hotel for the evening.

Overnight: Manchester | The Old Hall Inn
Room Type: 1x Four Poster, 2x Premium Double
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6 - Wednesday 5th June - Lyme Park

Exploring Lyme National Trust Park offers a captivating blend of natural beauty, historical intrigue, and outdoor adventure. Begin your day with a peaceful stroll through the park’s lush woodlands and meadows, where you can encounter diverse wildlife and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Then, delve into the park’s rich history by visiting Lyme Park House, a magnificent country estate renowned for its grandeur, elegant gardens, and connection to the novel “Pride and Prejudice.” Finally, embrace the spirit of exploration with a hike along the park’s scenic trails, which wind through ancient forests and offer glimpses of historic landmarks, such as the Cage and the Lantern.

Your guide will take you to your hotel in the bustling city of Birmingham to enjoy your final evening in England.

Overnight: Birmingham | The Grand Hotel
Room Type: 1x Grand Double, 2x Grand Twin
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 7 - Thursday 6th June - Depart

This morning you’ll be collected from your accommodation by a private transfer, ensuring a seamless journey to Birmingham airport for your next destination. Though bidding farewell for now, you’ll carry with you cherished memories and captivating tales from your adventures.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • 6 nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Most meals, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide as stated in the itinerary
  • Airport Transfer on Arrival Day to Royal Lancaster Hotel
  • Airport Transfer on Departure Day to Birmingham Airport
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • (Afternoon Tea OR Private mini cooper tour)
    • Entry to Tower of London with private guide
    • Entry to Tower Bridge with private guide
    • Entry to the British Museum
    • (Entry to Lacock Abbey)
    • Entry to Warwick Castle
    • Entry to Chatsworth House
    • Entry to Lyme National Trust Park
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24/7 In-Country Support from the Wilderness Team
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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