Day 1 London - Paris (342 km)
Today, we will take a ferry across the English Channel from Dover to Calais. When we arrive in France, we will make our way to Paris.
Day 2 Paris - London (342 km)
In the morning, we will gather in Paris to travel to the Port of Calais, where we will drive through the Chunnel to reach the Port of Dover in England. We will enjoy the beautiful scenery as we make our way to London.
Day 3 London
After breakfast, we will take a walking tour through London, visiting Big Ben, the House of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, 10 Downing Street, Whitehall, St. James Park, Buckingham Palace, and the River Thames. In the afternoon, we will visit the famous British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral, if we have time. We will also be able to see great views of the Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. We will have many entertainment options available to us in the evening.
Day 4 London - Cambridge - York (293 km)
After breakfast, we will visit the University of Cambridge, one of England's most acclaimed educational institutions. Then, we will proceed to York, where we will see the York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe. We will also visit the city wall that date back to Roman times. Afterwards, we will be able to take some time to wander around.
Day 5 York - Edinburgh - Glasgow (326 km)
After leaving York, we will arrive in Edinburgh in the afternoon. Upon arrive, we will visit Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. After that, we will continue to City Hall and the Royal Parks. We will also get the chance to stop at the cafe where J.K. Rowling wrote much of the beloved Harry Potter series. Later on, we will continue to Glasgow, where we will spend the night.
Day 6 Glasgow - Gretna Green - Lake District - Manchester (396 km)
In the morning, we will drive to the Lake District. On the way, we will stop in Greta Green, a village in the south of Scotland famous for the number of runaway marriages that seek refuge here. Afterwards, we will reach the Lake District National Park before continuing to Manchester, where we can visit Old Trafford, the stadium that is home to Manchester United.
Day 7 Manchester - Stratford-upon-Avon - Bicester Village - London (376 km)
Today, we will embark on a breathtaking drive to Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare?s hometown, to see the cobble-stoned streets, drinking dens and old theaters. Later, we will go to Bicester Village, an outlet shopping center. Then, we will return to London.