England, Scotland and Wales - 20 dagen

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Een complete 20-daagse individuele autorondreis door Engeland, Schotland en Wales . De uitgebreide (Engelstalige) reisbeschrijving voert u langs alle hoogtepunten van Engeland, Wales en Schotland met eeuwenoude kastelen, betoverende paleizen,verlaten romantische dorpjes en indrukwekkende natuur. Combineer deze rondreis met een paar dagen Londen en u heeft de perfecte combinatie voor een onvergetelijke reis door Groot Brittannië. .

Dag 1

Arrival in England, drive to Cambridge for your first 2 night's accommodation
 

U overnacht in: Cambridge

Dag 2

Your holiday starts with the University city of Cambridge with lots of  time to relax and explore this famous and facinating city with many suggestions of what to see and do.
 

U overnacht in: Cambridge

Dag 3

250km.
Head north through Lincolnshire and Yorkshire today to reach York, England’s ‘eternal city’ with its history recorded in its streets. It was for hundreds of years, England’s second city and within its medieval walls the Minster forms a centrepiece for the relics of Roman and Viking occupation. Lots to see and do, ranging from visiting the Minster to shopping in ‘the Shambles’.

U overnacht in: York

Dag 4

160km.
Leaving York, again head north through the old coaching town of Thirsk and 'James Herriot country', Continue through the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Beauty to visit the Beamish Open Air Museum, a living and working experience of life during the 18th and 19th century in northern England. Then to Durham with its magnificent castle and even more magnificent Cathedral, which was voted as Britain’s best loved building.
 

U overnacht in: Durham

Dag 5

240km.
North again, to follow the coast to the Scotish border. Visit Alnwick and if the tide is right visit the Holy Isle – Lindisfarne before spending a short time in Berwick upon Tweed, the town that has changed hands between the Scots and the English so many times over the years and not often peacefully. Then onwards to Edinburgh.

U overnacht in: Regio Edinburgh

Dag 6

Spend the day and night in Edinburgh with lots of free time to explore and see the sights and again we offer lots of suggestions for what to see and do..
 

U overnacht in: Regio Edinburgh

Dag 7

160km.
To Stirling’s massively impressive fortress which overlooks the battlefields of Stirling Bridge and Bannockburn, where William Wallace and Robert the Bruce defeated the English. Then onward to Pitlochry.
 

U overnacht in: Pitlochry

Dag 8

240km.
A beautiful day of touring through the Scotish landscape: Inverness, Loch Ness and Fort William, visiting lots of interesting places between.
 

U overnacht in: Fort William

Dag 9

An extra day in Fort William to relax or a daytour along the westcoast.
 

U overnacht in: Fort William

Dag 10

170km.
South today to Glen Coe and Loch Lomond and Scotland’s second capital, Glasgow.
 

U overnacht in: Glasgow

Dag 11

240km.
Make your way back into England again. On the border, stop at Gretna Green to see the Blacksmiths Shop that was for years where runaway couples from England could take advantage of easygoing Scottish laws and get married very quickly. Onwards into the English Lake District.
 

U overnacht in: Windermere

Dag 12

160km.
The splendour of England’s Lake District, Great Britain’s most famous National Park, travelling through Ambleside to Rydal and Grassmere, the area that so inspired William Wordsworth. Then past Thirlmere and Hellvellyn and on to Keswick, Buttermere and Ravenglass.
The hairpin bends and steep gradients make Hardknott Pass and Wrynose Pass two of the most spectacular roads in Great Britain and they lead you past the Roman Fort and back to Windesmere.
 

U overnacht in: Windermere

Dag 13

240km.
Today travel to North Wales along the spectacular coastline to Conwy
 

U overnacht in: Conwy

Dag 14

160km. 
A more or less circular route around North Wales along the spectacular coastline, en route to Caernarfon Castle. Onwards to Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales which just happens to have Britain’s only ‘rack and pinion’ railway almost to the top and after the sample these spectacular views, return back into England to stop at the 2000-year-old Roman city of Chester.

U overnacht in: Chester

Dag 15

A day to relax at the beautiful 2000-year old city of Chester.
 

U overnacht in: Chester

Dag 16

170km.
Continue to travel England today, departing south to see one of the most memorable sights on any England tour, Warwick with its world famous medieval castle. Then onwards to Stratford upon Avon, renowned as the birthplace of the famous English playwright William Shakespeare.

U overnacht in: Stratford upon Avon

Dag 17

90km.
South again to see some of the Cotswolds and to Bleinheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and a ‘must see’ whilst in England. Then onward to the dreaming spires of Oxford.

U overnacht in: Oxford

Dag 18

Free day to explore Oxford with suggestions of what to see.

 

U overnacht in: Oxford

Dag 19

90km.
Toward Windsor, again to see one of the best castles in England and still used today by Her Majesty. Free time to explore with lots of suggestions of what to see.
 

U overnacht in: Windsor

Dag 20

Last day of your tour: back home again via plane or ferry
 

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