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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Our beloved Motherland, whose official name is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Island, is made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Each a cultural utopia in themselves, collectively they bring together tens of thousands of years of unique history and significant political changes which have had a major impact on the world as we know it today.

 

 

 

Art & Literature
History & Classics
Music & Performance

HISTORY & CLASSICS

Travel the length of the UK, beginning in busling Edinburgh.  Visit York, home to the Romans, Vikings and the Normans at certain times throughout history or Stratford-upon-Avon which boasts 800 years of history.  Marvel at the construction of Stonehenge which dates back to the 3,100 BC, explore sophisticated Bath which is famed for its Roman Baths and experience the diverse history and culture of London.

ART & LITERATURE

The home and inspiration for some of the world’s most famous authors and playwrights; explore the rich birthplace of literature’s finest. Take a trip to Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, visit Bath to gain a deeper understanding of how this quaint city had an impact on Jane Austen’s writing and then experience “The Making of Harry Potter” tour in London.

MUSIC & PERFORMANCES

Visit the home of the Beatles in Liverpool, experience a world famous musical theatre in London’s West End, enrich yourself in traditional folk music and Celtic dance OR perform at the Edinburgh Castle in Scotland.  The UK is the epicenter for an exciting and unforgettable musical journey.

Sample itinerary - The UK

Day 1 – AUSTRALIA – TRANSIT

Day 2 – TRANSIT – LONDON

  • Arrive in London
  • Meet and greet with Travelbound representative
  • Coach transfer from Airport to hotel

Day 3 – LONDON

  • Guided Tour of Westminster Abbey
  • Guided Tour of Globe Theatre

Day 4 – LONDON

  • St Pauls Cathedral
  • Overnight in London

Day 5 – LONDON to BATH

  • Coach transfer from London to Bath
  • Audio guided tour of the Roman Baths
  • Jane Austen Centre

Day 6 – BATH – OXFORD

  • Transfer from Bath to Oxford
  • Guided tour of Bodleian Library
  • Free afternoon in Oxford

Day 7 – OXFORD

  • Oxford Castle
  • Guided Tour of Christ Church college

Day 8 – OXFORD TO STRATFORD

  • Coach transfer from Bath to Stratford
  • Shakespeare’s birth Place
  • Anne Hathaway’s college
  • Holy Trinity church
  • Visit Shakespeare’s Grave

Day 9 – STRATFORD

  • Guided back stage tour of Royal Shakespeare company
  • Coach transfer from Stratford to York

Day 10 – YORK

  • Free time to look around the Shambles of York
  • Barley Hall
  • Clifford’s tower
  • Quilt Museum
  • Evening Ghost walking tour

Day 11 – YORK to CAMBRIDGE

  • Coach transfer from York to Cambridge
  • Afternoon guided walking tour of Cambridge
  • Kings College Chapel

Day 12 – CAMBRIDGE to LONDON

  • Coach transfer from Cambridge to London
  • Afternoon visit of Abbey Road
  • Dinner in Local Restaurant
  • Jack the Ripper Tour

Day 13 – LONDON

  • Return Coach transfer from hotel to Harry Potter Studios
  • Harry Potter Studio

Day 14 – LONDON – TRANSIT

  • Free time depending on flight time
  • Coach transfer from Hotel to airport

 Day 15 – TRANSIT – AUSTRALIA

  • Arrive in Australia

The Highlights of London

LONDON

London Eye

The London Eye is the world’s biggest ferris wheel and one of the most popular attractions in the UK. A ride will give an amazing 360° view over London and we recommend going early in the morning especially on a sunny day! Visit the London Eye 4D cinema experience bringing the London views to life.

River Thames Cruise

Escape the crowds and discover London at a leisurely pace with a river tour and you can see the best views in London, such as Big Ben, The London Eye, Tower bridge and many more.

London Dungeon

The London Dungeon is probably the scariest attraction in London. Live actors, rides and special effects will make a visit to the dungeon a thrilling experience

British Museum

This fascinating museum contains a vast collection of historical pieces from past cultures from all over the world such as the Aztecs, the Maya and the Vikings. Large school groups will need to book in advance.

Tower of London

The Tower of London is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the past, the tower functioned as a prison, the royal residence and as a fortress. Nowadays, the tower is still in royal possession and guided tours are available to give pupils an insight into its dark history.

Madam Tussauds

A wax museum in London with smaller museums in a number of other major cities. It was founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud

Buckingham Palace

The London residence and administrative headquarters of the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom. Located in the City of Westminster, the palace is often at the centre of state occasions and royal hospitality.

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