Taste of England by Rail

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    Taste of England by Rail

Tour length

10 days



Operates daily from London

Create your own adventure on this 10 day independent rail journey exploring the stunning north of England.  




Arrive London

This holiday starts with and arrival transfer from London Heathrow airport to your city centre hotel.   Enjoy London’s famous monuments and marvel at the history of London’s modern masterpieces during your own custom city stay.

Towering high over the City of London, visit the magnificent St Paul’s Cathedral, see the world famous Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. As iconic an image of London as red telephone boxes and double-decker buses, the Changing of the Guard is a not to-be-missed royal feast of bearskin hats and red tunics. Journey to Tower Bridge which during its 1000 year history this impressive fortress has been a Royal Palace, prison, mint and even a zoo!

Overnight - London



London City Sightseeing

Use your included Hop On Hop Off ticket to explore London at your leisure.

Overnight - London



Train: London to Cambridge

Today you will depart London and travel by rail to Cambridge.  The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight - Cambridge



Train: Cambridge to Manchester

Today you will depart Cambridge and travel by rail to Manchester.  The rest of the day is at your leisure to do some Manchester city sightseeing.

Overnight - Manchester



Train: Manchester to Liverpool, return

Today you can take the train to Liverpool for a day of sightseeing.  Make your way back to Manchester for a second overnight.

Overnight - Manchester



Train: Manchester to Birmingham

Today you will depart Manchester and travel by rail to Birmingham.  The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight - Birmingham



Birmingham sightseeing & Train to Bath

Start the day by exploring Birmingham before you will travel to Bath by rail.  

Overnight - Bath



Bath City Sightseeing & Roman Baths

Today you can use your included Bath City Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Tour ticket to explore this fascinating city.  

Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Bath is home to some of the finest architectural sights in Europe such as the Royal Crescent, the Circus and Pulteney Bridge alongside an extensive collection of museums and attractions. Discover Bath's heritage at the world
famous Roman Baths, bathe in Britain's only natural thermal waters at Thermae Bath Spa or visit the 15th century Bath Abbey. From
art and history, to fashion and Jane Austen, there really is something for everyone.  

Overnight - Bath



Train: Bath to London

Today you will depart Bath and travel by train back to London today.  The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight - London



Depart London

Sadly your travels have come to an end today.  You will be provided a transfer back to London Heathrow airport in time for your return flight home.


Room Type 3-star Double3-star Single4-star Double4-star Single
Mar 1-Mar 31$2139.00$2139.00$2759.00$2759.00$2549.00$2549.00$4179.00$4179.00
Apr 1-Apr 30$2159.00$2159.00$2779.00$2779.00$2949.00$2949.00$4569.00$4569.00
May 1-May 31$2159.00$2159.00$2869.00$2869.00$2949.00$2949.00$4769.00$4769.00
Jun 1-Jun 30$2189.00$2189.00$2899.00$2899.00$3069.00$3069.00$4889.00$4889.00
Jul 1-Jul 31$2299.00$2299.00$3009.00$3009.00$2959.00$2959.00$4789.00$4789.00
Aug 1-Aug 31$2259.00$2259.00$2969.00$2969.00$2899.00$2899.00$4729.00$4729.00
Sep 1-Oct 31$2359.00$2359.00$2979.00$2979.00$2799.00$2799.00$4419.00$4419.00

Note:  Child rate for 4-12 years (please call for rates). 
No departures on April 10 to 22, Apr 26 to 29

Subject to availability.
EXCLUDES:  Entrances fees, Lunches, dinners & drinks, Personal expenses.
*BritRail England Consecutive Pass (8 days):  Unlimited travel from morning until night throughout England within its period of validity.  Consecutive Pass is valid for a set number of days in a row. For example, if you start using your 8-day pass on a Monday, it will be valid until next Monday (included).  Please kindly note passes cannot be used to travel before 9:15 am Mondays to Fridays.  Available in Standard Class only.  Validating the pass: on the first day you clients wish to use the pass, clients must present this, together with an ID (preferably a passport) to any staffed ticket office at a UK train station where it will be stamped. THE PASS WILL NOT BE VALID UNLESS THIS IS DONE.  Please advise at the moment of the booking: flight details, all names for all passengers and travel date.

Tour Highlights

  • London
  • Cambridge
  • Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • Birmingham
  • Bath

Tour Inclusions

  • 9 nights in a centrally located hotel inclusive of breakfast daily
  • Return Private Airport Transfers (from/to London Heathrow)
  • 8-day BritRail England Consecutive Pass*
  • Hop On Hop Off London City Sightseeing Tour (24h)
  • Hop On Hop Off Bath City Sightseeing Tour (24h)
  • All local taxes and fees

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