England’s Heritage Cities – By Rail 2021/2022

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14 Days / 13 Nights
Availability : Year Round
Start: London, England
End: Oxford, England

Independent Package: 3 nts London, 2 nts Bath, 3 nts York, 3 nts Chester, 2 nts Oxford (Suggested Itinerary)

Contact DHTour at 1-888-597-3519 or 905-639-9954 or dhtour@dhtour.ca to book. 

Visit some of the oldest and best preserved cities in England independently by rail. Enjoy a 24 hour Hop-on/Hop-off city sightseeing tour in each location. Use your rail pass, not only to get from city to city, but to explore the local regions as well!

Tour Details

Independent travel in England with a rail pass to get from city to city.

PLUS Hop-on/Hop-off Sightseeing Tour in each city*

This package is customized around your travel dates.

Pricing may vary with your customization, seasonality, air & hotel weekend surcharges, etc. 

We can also assist with your air fare. Ask us!

*Some tours do not operate during the winter season

Pick Up Location & TIme

Heathrow Airport (London)  (Google Map)
Airport transfer to hotel. (Additional charge from Gatwick)

Drop off Location & Time

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before making your way home (Oxford)  (Google Map)
Use your rail pass to travel to the airport or your next destination.

Price Includes

  • Inbound private airport transfer from Heathrow Airport
  • 3 nights London, 3 – 4 star hotel, with daily breakfast
  • 7 day Central Zone London Travel Card
  • 1 x 3 course dinner, with glass of wine (choice of 20+)
  • 1 x West End Show (choice of 8-10)
  • Flight on the London Eye (Date & Time Specific)
  • 2 nights Bath, 3 – 4 star hotel, with daily breakfast
  • 3 nights York, 3 – 4 star hotel, with daily breakfast
  • 3 nights Chester, 3 – 4 star hotel, with daily breakfast
  • 2 nights Oxford, 3 – 4 star hotel, with daily breakfast
  • 15 day England Rail Pass - 1st Class
  • Hop-on/Hop-off Sightseeing Tour in each city
  • Plenty of free time for shopping and exploring
  • Maps & Information Package
  • All hotel taxes and service charges

Meals

  • 13 breakfasts
  • 0 lunch
  • 1 dinner
  • 0 teas

Price Excludes

  • Airfare
  • Additional day tours and attractions
  • Local expenses - meals, shopping, etc.
  • Travel Insurance
What to Expect

This package is for independent travel.

You will be on your own, with all the tools to maximize your experience. PLUS a Hop-on/Hop-off Sightseeing Tour in each city.

Your Maps & Information package will have you well prepared.

Itinerary

Day 1, 2, 3Arrive and enjoy London

Transfer to your hotel for 3 nights to explore London at a central 3-4 star hotel, with breakfast, a London Travel Card, Ride on the London Eye, a West End show, 1 dinner and a Hop-on/Hop-off City tour. (2 x B, 1 x D)

If you would like to add attractions passes or a day tour IN the city – Ask us!

Accommodation: London Hotel

Day 4Train London to Bath

Bath (1.5 hour train from London) – A Georgian City and World Heritage Site, visitors can now spend time at Britain’s original spa with its natural thermal waters. A top choice as a year round destination, with a lively calendar of different festivals, theatrical, musical and sporting events. (B)

Accommodation: Bath Hotel

Day 5Bath

Your Hop-on/hop-off tour not only gives you magnificent views of the city, but takes you past Bath University and the American Museum, and visits the 18th century Prior Park Landscape Garden. (B)

Accommodation: Bath Hotel

Day 6Train Bath to York

York (4.5 hour train from Bath to York via Bristol). Once the Roman capital of Northern England, York is a great year round destination with fine shops and cuisine. It has a vibrant cafe culture, world class museums and a visit to Jorvik Centre to learn about the Viking culture is a must. York Minster, the stunning gothic cathedral is an awe inspiring presence and the National Railway Museum always has something new to experience. (B)

Accommodation: York Hotel

Day 7York

Your Hop-on/hop-off tour not only gives you magnificent views of the city, but takes you past York Art Gallery, Clifford’s Tower & Castle Museum, and York Dungeon. (B)

Accommodation: York Hotel

Day 8York

A day in York for shopping and exploring. We highly recommend the chocolate! Perhaps visit JORVIK Viking Centre? (B)

Accommodation: York Hotel

Day 9Train York to Chester

Chester (3 hour train from York to Chester via Manchester). Set within Roman City walls, Chester is both ancient and modern, contemporary and traditional, offering exciting days at the races, riverboat cruises plus a 1000 year old cathedral. (B)

Accommodation: Chester Hotel

Day 10Chester

Your Hop-on/hop-off tour not only gives you magnificent views of the city, but takes you past The Groves, Pepper Street, St John’s Church and Foregate Street. Your rail pass could take you to the nearby cities of Liverpool or Manchester or into the beauty of North Wales.  (B)

Accommodation: Chester Hotel

Day 11Chester

A day in Chester for shopping and exploring. Shoppers can enjoy browsing the Rows, a 700 year old two tier covered shopping gallery with the oldest shop fronts in England. Perhaps see The Ornate Clock, Chester Cathedral or the Roman Amphitheatre. (B)

Accommodation: Chester Hotel

Day 12Train Chester to Oxford

Oxford (3 hours train via Crewe and Wolverhampton or Birmingham). Home to the oldest university in Britain, Oxford is an architectural marvel. You’ll get fantastic views of its honey coloured buildings as well as tantalizing glimpses of the hushed courtyards of its many colleges. (B)

Accommodation: Oxford Hotel

Day 13Oxford

Visit the international award winning Oxford Castle Heritage area and histories Carfax Junction. The city also boasts the striking Bodleian Library, which is a working library forming part of the University of Oxford and the world famous Alice in Wonderland shop.

Your Hop-on/hop-off tour not only gives you magnificent views of the city, but takes you past Oxford Castle, St. Giles and Little Clarendon Street and the Carfax Tower. (B)

Accommodation: Oxford Hotel

Day 14Depart Oxford

Check out of the hotel transfer by train or bus to a London  airport for your return flight, unless extending your stay. (B)

Dates and Prices
Departure Date Double/Twin (pp) Single Rate
2021: Year round – Daily $3,250 $4,830
2022: Year round – Daily $3,250 $4,830

 

Land only.

Package is customizable – contact DHTour.

Pricing

Pricing is per person (pp) based on twin/ double occupancy.
Rates are in $ CAD.

Additional charge from Gatwick Airport $30 pp.

Some Hop-on/Hop-off Sightseeing Tours do not operate during the winter season.

This package is customized around your travel dates.

Pricing may vary with your customization, seasonality, air & hotel weekend surcharges, etc.

We can also assist with your air fare. Ask us!


Contact DHTour at 1-888-597-3519 or 905-639-9954 or dhtour@dhtour.ca  to book.

Ask us for the best available pricing for your dates & choice of airline.

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