The world’s oldest and largest continually-occupied castle is an extraordinary treasure trove of royal history. British monarchs throughout history, from William the Conqueror to today’s Queen Elizabeth II have left their mark on this magnificent estate.
This tour is a fabulous opportunity to discover the lavish state apartments, home to some of the Royal Collection’s most famous works of art, the delightful Queen Mary’s Dolls House – the largest in the world – and the stunning St. George’s Chapel.
As the tour departs Windsor for Bath, the bus will pass through Runnymede, the town in which the Magna Carta was signed by King John.
A city so beautiful it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bath is one of England’s historic and cultural highlights.
The guided tour takes in the picturesque terraces of pretty Georgian homes, and provides some unmissable photo opportunities at the beautiful, Gothic Bath Abbey, and Pulteney Bridge overlooking the River Avon.
If you take the tour from November – March your ticket includes a delicious traditional style pub lunch; visitors from April – October will enjoy entry to the fabulously preserved Roman Baths that give the city its name.
The city of Bath isn’t the only UNESCO World Heritage Site you will see, as the tour continues to the famous Stonehenge.
This 5,000 year old monument has captured the imagination of people around the world for generations, and debate continues about its origins, its purpose and its meaning.
Set against the dramatic backdrop of Salisbury Plain, this mysterious monument will be an unforgettable finale to your tour of southern England.
Due to the Summer Solstice, Stonehenge is closed on 20 and 21 June.