CARREG CENNEN CASTLE, WALES
England offers a fascinating mix of history, architecture, intrigue and famous figures. England has something for everyone, ranging from imperious castles and magnificent cathedrals to quintessentially English landscapes, the postcard perfect villages of the Cotswolds, the Peak District and the Yorkshire Dales to the great coastal drives of Cornwall are truly breath-taking.
Embarking on a tour of England will take you on a journey through more than one thousand years of England’s history with opportunities to visit Viking York, Roman Chester, Medieval Warwick, Elizabethan Stratford-upon-Avon, Victorian Manchester, Georgian Bath and the modern metropolis of London.
London is the thriving capital and heart of the UK offering culture, fashion, entertainment, iconic visitor attractions and historic buildings. With Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, London Eye and many more on your doorstep and transport links including tubes, trains, trams, buses your options are limitless.
Visitors are welcomed into the hustle and bustle of one of the busiest cities in the world and will be amazed and delighted by what they find…
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Wales is a friendly, humorous and proud nation with a fascinating mix of cultural and industrial heritage. Located within its borders are three of the UK’s finest National Parks, Snowdonia in the north offers spectacular mountain scenery, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park shows off endless coastal vistas and the Brecon Beacons conceals over 250 ancient monuments. Wales also boasts some of Europe’s best medieval castles including Caernarfon, Beaumaris and Powis to name a few.
Cardiff is Wales’ energetic capital city with a foot firmly in both the past and the present. Cardiff Castle and Cathedral sit alongside a regenerated Cardiff Bay, housing the Millennium Stadium – Wales’ ultra-modern football and rugby stadium – and a number of excellent museums and attractions.
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Nowhere offers quite as many remarkably romantic experiences as Scotland. Waiting to greet lucky visitors are the legendary Highlands covered with purple heather that have been the setting for centuries of warring clans and the legends of Bonnie Prince Charlie, Rob Roy and William Wallace. The vast Highlands and islands regions north of the bustling cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh are famed for their beauty and solitude and stunning Lochs offering tales of mythological beasts.
Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital city and centre of culture, it has been described by famous author Robert Louis Stevenson as ‘what Paris ought to be’. Every August the city puts on a number of world-class festivals as well as the Royal Military Tattoo, a spectacular show of pipe and marching bands.