Road Trip Extraordinaire of Southeast England

Cliveden House

Cliveden House

Cliveden

Cliveden

Cliveden House

Cliveden House

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Road Trip Extraordinaire of Southeast England

E15-LON-6

8 days/7 nights

From London to London

Visiting

Greater London, London, Bath, Oxford & Stratford Upon Avon, Salisbury & Stonehenge, South Downs & Brighton, The Cotswolds, Winchester & the New Forest National Park, Windsor & Eton

Prices Per Person

Deluxe Class
Daily Departures
Category
1 Person

(1 Room)

Single
2 People

(1 Room)

Double
3 People

(2 Rooms)

Sgl & Dbl
4 People

(2 Rooms)

2 Dbls
Daily Departures:
01-May-2018 - 30-Jun-2018
Category:
Deluxe
1 Person / (1 Room) / Single:
$6028
2 People / (1 Room) / Double:
$3480
3 People / (2 Rooms) / Sgl & Dbl:
$4368
4 People / (2 Rooms) / 2 Dbls:
$3014
Daily Departures:
01-Jul-2018 - 31-Aug-2018
Category:
Deluxe
1 Person / (1 Room) / Single:
$6615
2 People / (1 Room) / Double:
$3766
3 People / (2 Rooms) / Sgl & Dbl:
$4894
4 People / (2 Rooms) / 2 Dbls:
$3409

Your Tour Package Includes

07 Nights Accommodation in Cliveden House, Breakfast Daily. All Hotel Taxes and Service Charges. 07 Days Hertz IDMR Intermediate Manual Ford Mondeo TDCI Zetec. Including Unlimited Mileage (UM), Collision Damage Waiver CDW). Theft Protection (TP) and Taxes. Information and Detailed Directions. Emergency telephone numbers accessible 24/7 in the unlikely event you have a problem with your Hertz rental car.

IDMR Intermediate. Manual Ford Mondeo TDCI Zetec or Similar

  • 5 Passengers
  • 2 Large & 1 Small Suitcase
  • Manual
  • Air Conditioning
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Itinerary

Road Trips within an 80 mile radius of Cliveden:

Day 1 | London & West End Theatres (1/2 hour by train from Taplow to Central London)

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On leaving Cliveden park your car at Taplow Station and take the train to Central London (30 minutes).

Sightseeing in London can include Buckingham Palace and, if held, the Changing of the Guard; a visit to Harrods, on through Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and 10 Downing Street to the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.

Finally to the Tower of London to see the Priceless Crown Jewels, and on to a performance at one of London’s celebrated theatres.

Day 2 | Windsor and Eton

6.20 miles / 9.98 km*

Visit Runnymede where a circular temple commemorates the signing of the Magna Carter in 1215 (widely viewed as one of the most important documents in the history of democracy.

Drive on to view the picturesque medieval appearance of Windsor with its half-timbered houses, 17th and 18th century inns (ideal for lunch and a drink), winding alleyways and cobbled streets. Visit Windsor Castle which dates back to Henry II in 12th century and still remains today a favorite royal residence. See the living quarters of the monarchs and the remarkable art collections including works by Rembrandt and Rubens. Walk through Windsor Great Park.

Eton College, one of Britain’s most illustrious schools, sits across the Windsor Bridge. Founded in 1440 the sons of England’s nobility are educated here. A tour of the college includes 15th century wall paintings – the finest in England. There are many traditional English tea places in the area.

Day 3 | The Cotswolds

79.19 miles / 127.44 km*

Explore the tranquil beauty of the rolling meadows of the Cotswolds, dotted with farms and villages and thatched roofs cottages overgrown with roses. Visit the quaint old towns of Stow-on-the-Wold and the jewel of the Cotswolds, Broadway.

Day 4 | Salisbury & Stonehenge

72.00 miles / 115.87 km*

The historic 13th century country town of Salisbury, with its medieval streets lined with gables, half-timbered houses and ancient inns, still have names of trades which once flourished there – Fish Row, Butcher Row and Silver Street. The magnificent Salisbury Cathedral was built in Medieval Gothic style. Its most spectacular feature is the central Spiire, the highest in England.

The mysteriously paced great stone circle of Stonehenge dates back to 3,000 BC and was a place of worship for ancient clans, including the Druids.

Day 5 | Brighton, South Downs Ntl. Park, Chichester, Portsmouth,

125.00 miles / 201.17 km*

Stimulating Brighton was once a sleepy little fishing village and is now a busy seaside town filled with art galleries, antique shops and cafes, many of which are housed in an amazing maze of boutiques in The Lanes. In the early 19th century Prince Regent (later King George IV) built a sumptuous pleasure palace which is well-worth touring.

Chichester has a long history as a settlement from Roman and Anglo-Saxon times. With its 12th century cathedral, it is one of the oldest churches and buildings in Great Britain At the heart of the water-front city of Portsmouth is the Historic Dockyard, where you can explore Lord Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory, and tour Queen Victoria’s battleship, HMS Warrior 1860, and King Henry VIII's ill-fated flagship the Mary Rose.

The South Downs are a range of beautiful chalk hills that extends for about 260 square miles across the south-eastern coastal counties of England, and are recognized as one of the most important chalk landscapes of England.

Day 6 | Oxford & Stratford Upon Avon

80.00 miles / 128.75 km*

Visit world-renowned Oxford University, dating back to the 1200s, with its magnificent stone buildings, tranquil quadrangles and beautiful gardens. View the peaceful beauty of the punts on the River Thames (in fact you can hire a punt to enjoy the surroundings). Excellent cultural facilities, good restaurants, old English pubs and good cottage. Shopping in the bustle of its pedestrian zone all contribute to Oxford’s special atmosphere. In the afternoon visit Shakespeare’s birthplace at Stratford-on-Avon and take your pictures of Anne Hathaway’s cottage.

Day 7 | Winchester & New Forest National Park

75.00 miles / 120.7 km*

An unspoilt cathedral city on the edge of the rolling South Downs, Winchester is England’s ancient capital, one of the oldest settlements in Britain. Its cathedral, dating back to 1070, is one of the largest in Europe with a stunning nave that seems to stretch forever. Here you will find the grave of author Jane Austen.

The New Forest in the south of England is a former royal hunting area created in 1079 by William the Conqueror, principally to hunt deer. Now days you see ponies, donkeys and cattle . Each season provides a change of scene from the rich deep colors of spring and summer to the seasons of mists and mellow fruitfulness.

Day 8 | Cliveden House

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Departs Cliveden

Option to book extra hotel nights in UK before and after your stay in Cliveden.

  1. * Mileage is approximate.
  2. ** Prices subject to change without notice. For up to date pricing, please submit a quote request.
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