Stonehenge, Glastonbury, Bath & the South West Coast
Departs on Wednesdays from London
April 3 to December 18, 2024
Explore the best of the West, from its ancient stone circles, to dramatic coastlines and moorland wilderness.
Stay 2 nights in the historic Roman city of Exeter.
DEPARTURE FROM LONDON: Stance 3, Greenline Coach Terminal, Bulleid Way, Victoria, SW1W 9SH. If coming on foot access is through the building at 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH.
The tour departs at 9:15am and returns at approx. 7:00pm on Day 3.
Stonehenge & Exeter
Depart London and travel out through the old Kingdom of Wessex to the most famous Neolithic standing stone circle of Stonehenge. Having explored this mystical place, your tour will continue to the dramatic south Dorset Coast enjoying panoramic views over white sandy beaches and the natural rock arch of Durdle Door. An afternoon here to explore some of the coast before arriving at the historic city of Exeter, which was the most south westerly fortified settlement of the ancient Roman empire.
Overnight – Exeter
Dartmoor & Tavistock
Your morning is spent exploring the magnificent wilderness of Dartmoor, the ancient “Clapper Bridge” at Postbridge and the historic market town of Tavistock, home to Sir Francis Drake.
Return to Exeter in the early afternoon to explore this Roman town’s underground passages, ancient walls, Royal Albert Memorial Museum and famous 12th century Norman Cathedral.
Overnight – Exeter
Glastonbury & Bath
Today you head to Glastonbury – a lovely old market town. Glastonbury Tor rises high above the town and has mythical connections with King Arthur and Avalon. Climb the Tor for a spectacular view across three counties or explore the town centre with its many independent shops. You then continue on to Bath for lunch and an afternoon of exploring and sightseeing in a town full of relics of its Roman past and of course its famous baths. The abbey is also well worth a visit. From here we return to London at 19:00
- Durdle Door
- The Jurassic Coast
- Transportation by top of the range Mercedes minicoach for a more personal experience with a maximum of 16 passengers on tour
- Services of a professional local driver/guide
- 2 nights ensuite accommodations
- Full English breakfast daily
- Admission to Stonehenge