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Journey through Britain

England, Scotland & Wales

Date: Mon, July 17, 2017 - Sun, July 30, 2017

Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Price: $5,696 per person (including airfare)

Activity Level: Moderate

Region: Europe

Arrangements: Odysseys Unlimited

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On this wide-ranging 14-day tour you will travel from gracious Edinburgh to England’s legendary Lake District; from spectacular Snowdonia to the rural Cotswolds to the Roman Baths, finishing in cosmopolitan London. Arriving in Edinburgh you will visit Edinburgh Castle, see the Royal Mile and Holyrood, and have time on your own to explore the city’s museums, shops and restaurants.  Traveling on to the beautiful Lake District, stop to visit William Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage and Hill Top, the 17th – century farmhouse owned by Beatrix Potter of Tales of Peter Rabbit fame.  Reaching Wales, visit 13th-century Caernarfon Castle, and Snowdonia National Park.  Traveling on to England, your exploration will include Stratford-upon-Avon and Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Gardens.  See Bath’s historic Roman Baths and the Jane Austen Centre before traveling through the Cotswolds to end your journey in London, having stopped along the way to visit Stonehenge.  Your day in London will include a panoramic city tour of the Tower of London, Parliament, Buckingham Palace, and others.  You may extend your time in London with a 3-day/2-night post-tour extension on your own.

Activity Level: Moderate: Considerable amounts of walking on uneven or cobblestone streets

Highlights:  Edinburgh touring, including Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood House, and Royal Mile; England’s pastoral Lake District; Boat ride on Lake Windermere; Historic topiary garden at Levens Hall; Wales’ unspoiled Snowdonia National Park; Shakespeare’s birthplace at Stratford-upon-Avon; Bath touring: Roman Baths, Assembly Room, Circus, Bath Abbey; Cosmopolitan London; Pleasing mix of guided touring and free time

Reservations and Information

To reserve, complete a registration form in the brochure and fax it to (919) 660-0148 or call (919) 684-2988 to reserve conveniently over the phone.

To learn more about our travel program or any of our upcoming trips, please contact us at travel@daa.duke.edu or 919-684-2988

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