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Heart of Wales and England with CIE Tours

8 days/7 nights from $3684 per person share twin
Flights are additional
 

8 days/7 nights from
$3684
per person share twinFlights are additional

Heart of Wales and England

Start in London to visit St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tower of London. Discover historic Stonehenge and the Roman spa in Bath. Feast at Cardiff Castle’s Welsh banquet and travel north to Caernarfon, with its dramatic castle and stunning scenery. Stay in Stratford-upon-Avon and explore Oxford on foot before ending in royal Windsor, close to London.

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Deal includes
• Full daily breakfast (except Day 1)
• All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries 
• Welcome get-together drink with your group
• Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
• Documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized.  
• All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person
Flights are additional

​8 day/​7 night tour
From $3​684* per adult share twin
Travel: Specific travel dates apply
 
Tour ​Highlights
• Caernarfon Castle  
• Cardiff Castle 
• Roman Baths and Pump Room 
• St. Paul’s Cathedral, London 
• Shakespeare’s Birthplace 
• Snowdonia Train Ride 
• Stonehenge 
• Tower of London

Authentic Local Experiences
• Admire the beauty of Snowdonia National Park as a narrow-gauge train takes you through the heart of the region.
• Gain insights into the histories of Conwy, Oxford and Windsor as a local guide recounts facts and local lore on walking tours of these towns.

Dining Experiences
• Six dinners including a welcome dinner in London, and a lively Cardiff Castle Welsh banquet with traditional foods and entertainment.

Itinerary
Day 1: London & St. Paul’s Cathedral 

Tour begins 2:00 p.m., London hotel. Head out on a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks. Stop at St. Paul’s Cathedral to tour the awe-inspiring interior. Enjoy a welcome drink before dinner. (D) 
 
Day 2: Tower of London & City Sights 
Explore London at your own pace on an open-top bus tour or take a walking tour and a cruise on the River Thames. Visit the Tower of London to view the magnificent Crown Jewels, guarded by Beefeaters in distinctive Tudor uniforms. Or visit Kensington Palace, former home of Princess Diana. The evening is free for dining on your own. (B) 
 
Day 3: Stonehenge & Cardiff Castle  
View the huge monoliths of Stonehenge and learn how they were built over 4,500 years ago. Head to the Roman Baths and Pump Room, hot mineral-rich springs that have been popular since Roman times. In Wales tour Cardiff Castle, then sit down to a fun Welsh banquet with entertainment. (B, D) 
 
Day 4: Train Ride & Welsh Scenery 

Enjoy a panoramic drive around Cardiff to view the principal features. Continue through Brecon Beacons National Park and rural Wales with its picturesque countryside. Take in the beauty of Snowdonia National Park. A narrow-gauge train ride will take you through the heart of the region to admire mountain scenery. (B, D) 
 
Day 5: North Wales & Snowdonia 
Visit the National Slate Museum, which tells about the region’s former slate industry, at its height in Victorian times when most houses in Britain had slate roofs. Stop in Conwy to view its massive castle. Take a walk through the narrow medieval streets and see the smallest house in Britain. Tour the walls and battlements of 13th century Caernarfon Castle. (B, D) 
 
Day 6: Llangollen & Shakespeare’s Birthplace 

Head to the charming village of Llangollen and take a look around this typical Welsh settlement with many quaint tearooms and shops. Travel across the English border to enjoy the picturesque town of Bridgnorth, with attractive black and white houses. Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace, with an exhibition about his life and work, before walking through the house where he was born. (B, D) 
 
Day 7: Cotswolds & Windsor Castle 
Take in the gentle hills of the Cotswolds, renowned for its pretty cottages and colourful gardens. Stop in Broadway, typical of the lovely old villages in the region. Take a walking tour through Oxford to learn about the famous colleges. Tour Windsor Castle, one of The Queen’s official residences. In the evening, take a brief stroll around the compact and historic town with a local guide. (B, D) 
 
Day 8: Tour Ends in Windsor 

Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)
 

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Terms and Conditions

Valid for sales to 31 Oct 18 or until sold out • EUR400 deposit is required at time of booking. Advertised price based on 05 May, 25 Aug, 15 Sep, 29 Sep 18. Prices are correct as at time of printing and subject to change without notice and may vary due to currency exchange rates • All prices and products are subject to availability at time of reservation • Prices are per adult in NZ dollars based on payment by cash or cheque • Amendment and cancellation fees apply • Specific booking conditions apply, please ask your House of Travel specialist for full details. We strongly recommend comprehensive travel insurance be taken at the time of booking – ask your House of Travel specialist for information.  Contact House of Travel on 0800 838 747 for more information and the best airfare to match your holiday. 

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Sale Period

Until 31 Oct 18

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