Fall in love with the beautiful English countryside on this day trip from London, led by an expert guide. Spend the morning in the UNESCO World Heritage–listed city of Bath. See top sights including the Royal Crescent, and enjoy free time to perhaps explore the Roman Baths or the Jane Austen Visitor Centre. Then travel through the beautiful Cotswolds and visit the sleepy village of Lacock, where you'll break for lunch. Discover the mystery behind the UNESCO-listed Stonehenge.
Meet your guide in central London in the early morning, then depart the city by luxury coach. Sit back and relax as urban sights give way to the greenery of the English countryside.Make your first stop in Bath, an elegant West Country city that owes its name to its historical hot springs. Plug in your headphones (if required) to help you hear your guide’s commentary clearly, then set off on foot to explore the UNESCO-listed city.See the city’s premier sights and absorb the caramel-hued Georgian architecture, crescents and terraces that inspired two of Jane Austen’s novels: Persuasion and Northanger Abbey. After, enjoy free time to wander the cobblestone streets at your leisure. Perhaps, visit the Roman Baths or the Jane Austen Visitor Centre (own expense). Celebrating one of the city’s most famous residents, the center gives a snapshot of life during the Regency period.When the time comes, hop back inside your coach and head north to the Cotswolds, a region of outstanding natural beauty characterized by charming parishes and thatched villages. Continue to the village of Lacock. Untouched by modern hands, this charming parish has been featured in many films including Pride and Prejudice and the Harry Potter movies. Then, Break for lunch (own expense).Make your final stop at the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Stonehenge. Believed to be around 5,000 years old, the prehistoric stone circle is shrouded in mystery. Walk around the stones and the visitor center with your guide, listening to the many theories about how and why it was created.After your visit, return to your coach for the journey back to London. Your day trip concludes back at the original start point.