Thousands of years of British history is waiting to be discovered on this 11-hour tour from London to Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and the city of Bath, three of the top attractions outside the city. At Windsor Castle, the queen's weekend residence, you can explore the State Apartments before continuing to the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge. Finish up with a visit to the Roman Baths. Lunch is included.
After pickup from central London by coach, your day tour begins at Windsor Castle. Queen Elizabeth II is said to spend many of her weekends here, a royal home for more than 900 years. With your entry, you can walk through the State Apartments to see lavish decor and valuable artworks, such as paintings by Rembrandt and Leonardo da Vinci. Step inside St George’s Chapel, located on the sprawling grounds, where notorious King Henry VIII and his favorite wife, Jane Seymour, are buried, as are Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Next, head to the ancient site of Stonehenge, a towering enigma that has stood on Salisbury Plain for more than 5,000 years. See the UNESCO World Heritage site from every angle as you walk around it. Complimentary Lunch Pack included. This will be consumed on the coach, allowing you more time to enjoy attractions. Then continue to the city of Bath, another World Heritage site, known for its Georgian architecture and Roman Baths. You can explore the cobbled streets and check out sights such as the 15th-century Bath Abbey and the Pulteney Bridge. Then head to the Roman Baths, a bathing complex in the center of the city that was used by Romans who wanted to relax in the steaming water, which originated from hot springs. Learn about the lives of the Romans as you walk through the site, exploring the four sections: the Sacred Spring, Roman Temple, Roman Bath House, and artifacts from the baths. Your day trip ends with return to London for drop-off in Kensington or Victoria.