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England Tours & Trips

Jolly pints on the green isle

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    1. Destinations
    2. Europe
    3. England

    Why Embark on a England Tour?

    In England, you’ll find an unparalleled breadth of landscapes, cultures, and attractions. Chalk cliffs adorn its sunny southern coast, while rocky peaks and dark moorland extend along its northern backbone towards Scotland. Vast lakes and majestic mountains are to be found in the northwesterly Lake District. Experience medieval castles, Victorian manors, and cosmopolitan cities in a single afternoon with a trip to England.

    Planning an England tour isn’t easy - with Tourlane, you are able to book your flights, accommodations, transfers, and guides, all in one place! Below are some sample itineraries - although every Tourlane tour is tailor-made from start to finish. Less

    Our Most Popular Tours and Trips

    1. View of boats moored in a harbor in Cornwall, England

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      $2,200

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    2. Discover the beautiful Chipping Campden and its churches and sheep on a Cotswolds tour

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      $1,560

      excl. Flight (p.P.)

    3. Visit the ancient Roman city of York on a Highlights of Great Britain tour

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      $2,675

      excl. Flight (p.P.)

    4. Discover the beautiful rollings lands of the Lake District at sunset on a Lake District tour

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      $1,775

      excl. Flight (p.P.)

    5. Discover Penny Lane and other Liverpool attractions on this pop culture tour of England

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      $1,750

      excl. Flight (p.P.)

    6. Visit the beautiful Pulteney Bridge in Bath, pictured here, on a Southern England tour

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      $3,400

      excl. Flight (p.P.)

    Places to Visit on Your England Tour

    London

    London is one of the world’s great cities and most popular destinations for travelers. If you’re interested in the Royal Family, visit Buckingham Palace, London’s most popular tourist attraction. Here, 775 interior rooms are visitable during the summer, and the iconic changing of the guard takes place year-roundthough not daily so check the schedule. 

     Elsewhere in the capital is the famous Tower of London - an infamous fortress and political prison where the likes of Ann Bolyn were publicly executed. From the White Tower outlook, get the best view of London Bridgewhere the heads of decapitated corpses used to serve as a warning to the public that loyalty to the crown was non-negotiable. Speak to your Tourlane Travel Expert for more insider tips and recommendations for London. 

    Stonehenge

    If you’re interested in ancient history, then the enigmatic site of Stonehenge is a must. The towering sarsen stones were transported over 140 miles and erected with painstaking accuracy using interlocking joints. Drive to the Wiltshire countryside to see the prehistoric monument for yourself. Most agree that the circle of stones is some sort of temple aligned with the solar movements, but beyond that, it remains a mystery.

    Lake District National Park

    If you love the great outdoors and great literature, head to the Lake District. Prepare to become a romantic in these lush surroundings. These green peaks and wooded low lands of northwest Cumbria inspired famous poets like William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge. Taking a diary is optional, but you’ll feel compelled to wax poetic about your visit to this precious, protected corner of England. 

    White Cliffs of Dover

    The iconic White Cliffs of Dover tower 350 feet above the English Channel, grabbing the eye of anyone traveling from continental Europe by boat. Walk or cycle along the chalky outcrop—home to various orchids and butterflies in the summer months. Tour the forgotten defences of Fan Bay Deep, a network of underground tunnels from the 1940s. Go back in time even further with a visit to the South Foreland Lighthouse, the Victorian guidepost constructed in 1843 and active until 1988.

    The Peak District National Park

    Nature lovers will want to pitch a tent in the Peak District National Park for a couple of days during an England tour. Paraglide over Hope Valley or rock climb the black peaks of the Staffordshire Moorlands. Relax with a morning canoe through Tittesworth Reservoir and see if you can spot a red deer darting through the ash woodlands. Jane Austen fans may enjoy a visit to one of the area’s country manors, some of which date back to the 12th century. Less

    1. Blick auf die Küste von Brighton - bei einem Brighton Urlaub zu erleben

      Brighton

    2. Blick auf Cambridge in England

      Cambridge

    3. Discover the majestic waterfront city of Liverpool on a Liverpool vacation, pictured here at night

      Liverpool

    4. Visit Big Ben, here seen from the street at sunset, on a London vacation

      London

    5. Radcliffe Camera, Oxford

      Oxford

    1. Discover the beautiful Gwenvor Beach, pictured here under blue skies, on a Cornwall vacation

      Cornwall

    2. Broadway Tower in Cotswolds surrounded by woods glowing in autumn colors, England, Great Britain.

      Cotswolds

    3. Erleben Sie einmalige Seen bei einer Lake District Rundreise mit Tourlane

      Lake District

    4. Erleben Sie die englische Grafschaft bei einer Yorkshire Rundreise mit Tourlane.

      Yorkshire

    5. Naturbelassene Flusstäler bei einer Yorkshire Dales Rundreise mit Tourlane erleben.

      Yorkshire Dales

    What is the Food and Culture Like in England?

    • Roman Baths of Bath, Somerset, Great Britain

      Experience the Roman, Viking, and Norman influences

      English culture is steeped in more than 5,000 years of history, during which it has been shaped by Roman, Viking, and Norman influences. Be sure to venture beyond its world-famous capital, London, to experience this. Relax in the Roman-built pools in the aptly named City of Bath, or explore the quaint villages in the surrounding Cotswolds region. Manchester was the world’s first industrialized city, and has now reinvented itself as a center for culture, sports, and music. 

    • Das Englische Nationalgericht ist Full English Breakfast.

      Delicious big breakfasts and battered fish

      Traditional English dishes include the famous full English breakfast (eggs, bacon, sausages, baked beans, mushrooms, tomatoes, toast, hash browns and black pudding), fish and chips (white battered fish, best enjoyed by the sea), bangers and mash (sausages and mashed potato with peas and gravy), and the Sunday roast (either roast beef, chicken, lamb, or pork served with potatoes, vegetables, and gravy). 

    What are the Best Events in England?

    1. Sunset over Glastonbury festival in England.

      From music festivals to Viking races

      If you love live music, then try your luck at winning a ticket to the world-famous Glastonbury Festival that takes place every June at Worthy Farm, Somerset. Hosting the biggest music acts worldwide, Glastonbury is truly in a class of its own. If you’re passionate about tennis, consider timing your trip to coincide with the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament, which takes place every June in London and is considered one of the world’s big four Grand Slam tournaments. If you’re interested in history, grab a sword and head north to participate in York’s annual Viking Festival reenactments—where the ancient city celebrates its Norse heritage every February.

     

    Useful Information for Planning Your Trip

    In England, the weather is temperate, yet unpredictable. Sun and rain alternate year-round with summer being the warmest and busiest season for tourism. Temperatures range from the mid-60s to the high-70s, but bring your umbrella as it’s still likely to rain. Winter temperatures rarely drop below 32 degrees, but clouds and precipitation make it a less popular time for visitors. You may want to consider skipping across the pond in spring or autumn, for generally dry and pleasant weather.

    Speak to your own Tourlane Travel Expert for a free quote.

    We recommend spending at least one week touring England.

    England is located in Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

    England's official currency is the British pound (£).

    English is the official language in England.

    As a U.S. citizen, you do not need a visa to visit England.

    Other Countries to Visit

    1. View of the canals and typical Dutch houses in the city of Leiden, which you can discover during your trip to the Netherlands.

      The Netherlands

    2. The market in the Grand Place of Antwerp at sunrise, framed by colourful houses typical of Belgian architecture. A city to discover during your holidays in Belgium.

      Belgium

    3. View of the bay of Dubrovnik in Croatia - a must on a Croatia round trip.

      Croatia

    4. View of the cliffs of the Faroe Islands in Europe.

      Faroe Islands

    5. Discover the famous Eiffel Tower and the city of Paris on a tour of France

      France

    6. Discover the beautiful rugged Welsh coastline, pictured here, on a Wales vacation

      Wales

    7. Europe, Ireland, Cliffs of Moher, grassy cliffs looking over the Atlantic Ocean.

      Ireland

    8. Discover the beautiful Porto skyline, the Douro River, and brightly lit buildings on a tour of Portugal

      Portugal

    9. Europe, Italy, Amalfi Coast, colorful cliffside houses looking over a blue bay. Mountain silhouettes and blue sky in the background.

      Italy

    10. Framed by the dramatic green landscapes, visit Urquart Castle on a tour package to Scotland.

      Scotland

    11. View of white buildings and the sea in Greece

      Greece

    12. Europe, Spain, Barcelona red brick skyline against a blue sky.

      Spain

    13. Plan a European Tour package and you'll discover incredible waterfalls, like Seljalandsfoss Waterfall in Iceland, pictured in the morning mist with the sun rising over green hills.

      Iceland

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