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5-Day Heart of England, Wales & Yorkshire Small-Group Tour from London provided by Rabbie's

5-Day Heart of England, Wales & Yorkshire Small-Group Tour from London

5-Day Heart of England, Wales & Yorkshire Small-Group Tour from London
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About
Escape busy London on a 5-day small-group tour to North Wales and the heart of England! Visit Stratford-upon-Avon to trace the footsteps of William Shakespeare; relax and enjoy the wilderness of Snowdonia National Park; visit the small town of Buxton and beautiful Chatsworth House in the Peak District; and explore the historical cities of York and Cambridge. Four nights of 3-star guesthouse or hotel accommodation is included, comprising two nights in Shrewsbury and two nights in York. Numbers are limited to 16 people on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from a guide.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 22 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 21 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Get to know beautiful central England and north Wales on this 5-day tour from London, with an expert guide. Leaving London behind, head for Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace and an essential fixture on many England visitors’ bucket lists. After a 2-night stay in the pretty town of Shrewsbury and time to appreciate Wales’ awe-inspiring Snowdonia National Park; explore the sweeping landscapes of England’s Peak District and then spend two nights in history-rich York. Finally, visit Cambridge as you wend your way back to London, where your tour ends. Your tour includes round-trip transportation in a top of the range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach, plus two nights’ accommodation in a 3-star guesthouse or hotel (your choice) in both Shrewsbury and York in turn. Daily breakfasts are included, as is free time each day for you to enjoy lunch and dinner at your own expense. Entrance fees to attractions are not included.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 22 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 21 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
What to expect
  • Get to know beautiful central England and north Wales on this 5-day tour from London, with an expert guide. Leaving London behind, head for Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace and an essential fixture on many England visitors’ bucket lists. After a 2-night stay in the pretty town of Shrewsbury and time to appreciate Wales’ awe-inspiring Snowdonia National Park; explore the sweeping landscapes of England’s Peak District and then spend two nights in history-rich York. Finally, visit Cambridge as you wend your way back to London, where your tour ends. Your tour includes round-trip transportation in a top of the range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach, plus two nights’ accommodation in a 3-star guesthouse or hotel (your choice) in both Shrewsbury and York in turn. Daily breakfasts are included, as is free time each day for you to enjoy lunch and dinner at your own expense. Entrance fees to attractions are not included.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 2250LON3
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • 4 nights en-suite accommodation with breakfast in either a B&B or 3-star Hotel.
  • Driver/guide
  • Small-group tour (maximum 16 passengers)
  • Transportation by top of the range 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Admission fees
  • Entry/Admission - Shakespeare's Birthplace
  • Entry/Admission - Ironbridge Gorge Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Conwy Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Chatsworth House
  • Entry/Admission - King's College Chapel
Duration
5 days
Departure details
  • Green Line Coach Station, Bulleid Way, London SW1W 9SL, UK Stance 3, Greenline Coach Terminal, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SH. Our London departure point is located at Stand 3 in the Greenline Coach Station, Bulleid Way, Victoria, SW1W 9SH. This is located directly behind Victoria Train Station and diagonally across from Victoria Coach Station*. Arriving by train or underground - Victoria Train and Underground Station is the closest station to our departure point. You can access the Greenline Coach Station by going through the upstairs food court in Victoria Station next to platform 14 and out the rear exit or by going outside the station and walking down Buckingham Palace Road which runs alongside Victoria Train Station. Arriving by taxi - Request to be dropped off at the corner of Buckingham Palace Road and Elizabeth Bridge. Once you arrive at the Greenline Coach Station, look for the Colonnade Walk sign and take the ramp up to the Subway restaurant and turn left. *Please note that we do not depart from Victoria Coach Station
Additional information
  • Minimum age for travel on this tour is 5 years
  • Booking three or more people? We can accommodate up to 8 guests in a group, please add each required room to your basket separately
  • When booking three or more people, efforts will be made to book a combination of suitable rooms (double/twin/family). Preferences should be noted upon booking in the Special Requirements section
  • Family rooms are limited and may be available on request. Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available
  • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 20kg of luggage (44lbs); one medium sized suitcase/bag similar to airline standard carry-on luggage (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • Please note that on some rare occasions, this tour may stay in Chester instead of Shrewsbury
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Stratford - You have free time in Stratford between 12pm-2pm. If you'd like to visit the the Royal Shakespeare Theatre , Shakespeare’s Birthplace or any of the town’s attractions, please reserve your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • Ironbridge – Our timings and tickets with this attraction are currently under review due to the coronavirus.
  • York - You have free time in York from 1.45pm. If you'd like to visit the York Minster or any of the town’s attractions, please reserve your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • Cambridge - You have free time in Cambridge between 1.45pm-4pm. If you'd like to visit the King’s College or any of the town’s attractions, please reserve your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • Conwy Castle - You have free time in Conwy from 11am to 1pm. If you want to visit the castle, please book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment, using the link on your voucher.
  • Chatsworth House - You visit Chatsworth House from 1pm to 4pm. Please reserve your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment, using the link on your voucher.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Inclusions
  • 4 nights en-suite accommodation with breakfast in either a B&B or 3-star Hotel.
  • Driver/guide
  • Small-group tour (maximum 16 passengers)
  • Transportation by top of the range 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Admission fees
  • Entry/Admission - Shakespeare's Birthplace
  • Entry/Admission - Ironbridge Gorge Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Conwy Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Chatsworth House
  • Entry/Admission - King's College Chapel
Departure details
  • Green Line Coach Station, Bulleid Way, London SW1W 9SL, UK Stance 3, Greenline Coach Terminal, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SH. Our London departure point is located at Stand 3 in the Greenline Coach Station, Bulleid Way, Victoria, SW1W 9SH. This is located directly behind Victoria Train Station and diagonally across from Victoria Coach Station*. Arriving by train or underground - Victoria Train and Underground Station is the closest station to our departure point. You can access the Greenline Coach Station by going through the upstairs food court in Victoria Station next to platform 14 and out the rear exit or by going outside the station and walking down Buckingham Palace Road which runs alongside Victoria Train Station. Arriving by taxi - Request to be dropped off at the corner of Buckingham Palace Road and Elizabeth Bridge. Once you arrive at the Greenline Coach Station, look for the Colonnade Walk sign and take the ramp up to the Subway restaurant and turn left. *Please note that we do not depart from Victoria Coach Station
Duration
5 days
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Minimum age for travel on this tour is 5 years
  • Booking three or more people? We can accommodate up to 8 guests in a group, please add each required room to your basket separately
  • When booking three or more people, efforts will be made to book a combination of suitable rooms (double/twin/family). Preferences should be noted upon booking in the Special Requirements section
  • Family rooms are limited and may be available on request. Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available
  • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 20kg of luggage (44lbs); one medium sized suitcase/bag similar to airline standard carry-on luggage (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • Please note that on some rare occasions, this tour may stay in Chester instead of Shrewsbury
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Stratford - You have free time in Stratford between 12pm-2pm. If you'd like to visit the the Royal Shakespeare Theatre , Shakespeare’s Birthplace or any of the town’s attractions, please reserve your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • Ironbridge – Our timings and tickets with this attraction are currently under review due to the coronavirus.
  • York - You have free time in York from 1.45pm. If you'd like to visit the York Minster or any of the town’s attractions, please reserve your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • Cambridge - You have free time in Cambridge between 1.45pm-4pm. If you'd like to visit the King’s College or any of the town’s attractions, please reserve your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • Conwy Castle - You have free time in Conwy from 11am to 1pm. If you want to visit the castle, please book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment, using the link on your voucher.
  • Chatsworth House - You visit Chatsworth House from 1pm to 4pm. Please reserve your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment, using the link on your voucher.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: Jul. 24, 2020
A note from 5-Day Heart of England, Wales & Yorkshire Small-Group Tour from London
• Face coverings are mandatory and must always be worn. • Infrared thermometer temperature check during check-in for tour. Passengers with temperature readings above 38 degrees will not be able to travel for health and safety reasons. • Simple Covid-19 health questionnaire upon arrival.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
Overview
Full Map
1 stops
Day 1
London - Stratford upon Avon -...
Day 2
Touring around North Wales
Day 3
Shrewsbury - Peak District...
Day 4
Day exploring the sights of...
Day 5
York - Cambridge - London
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5.0
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Tanya S
6 contributions
Exceptional tour
Sep. 2019 • Family
Had an incredible time on this tour with Russell as our guide. The sites we visited and Russell’s knowledge was incredible! The accommodation was excellent and I enjoyed everything the tour covered. I highly recommend:)
Written November 9, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Passingthru63
Melbourne, Australia130 contributions
Delightful
The trip was a pleasure from start to finish. Collection at London Victoria was seamless and pickup point easy to find. Accomodation selected by Rabbie’s was good and special mention goes to Sonia at Trevillion House who surely serves the most delicious breakfast in shrewsbury. Expect a lot of driving - but the small bus is very comfortable and our guide Russ kept us happy with random photo stops and breaks on the way to destinations. Highlights for me were the glorious North Yorkshire Moors and beautiful Buxton. I was lucky to have a lovely travel group (no kids) and a wonderfully fun and professional guide, Russell. His enthusiasm for these beautiful places was infectious and his ability to bring people together (which is key to a happy bus) was outstanding! Would definitely do a Rabbie’s trip again.
Written August 28, 2019
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Marg D
8 contributions
Wonderful
Jun. 2019
This was a really great tour. Our guide Jamie was friendly, knowledgeable, and fun. The B&B accommodation was really nice. I think the highlights for us were the time in York, really a wonderful historic city, and seeing the beauty of the countryside in Wales.
Written August 18, 2019
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Shadi
2 contributions
Fun 5-day tour
Jun. 2019 • Friends
This tour was great! I had booked it for my sister and I, not really knowing what to expect. Jamie was our tour guide/driver and he was excellent. He offered commentary for the various sites and interesting facts throughout our journey. There was lots of beautiful English countryside to see along the way. I especially enjoyed Snowdonia Nat'l Park and Chatsworth House (we spent about 3 hours at the later!). Thanks Jamie, we had a great time!
Written June 28, 2019
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rmsk1
Peekskill, NY17 contributions
Lovely 5 day tour
Jun. 2019 • Couples
Just returned from a wonderful 5 day tour of Stratford, northern Wales, Shrewsbury, York,and Cambridge. Jaime, our guide, was helpful, funny,and informative the whole way...and a good driver, too. Accomodations at bed and breakfasts were lovely, with clean, comfortable rooms and really good breakfasts. Would happily tour with Rabbies again.
Written June 26, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Rita H
1 contribution
5day Heart of England,Wales and Yorkshire.
Jun. 2019 • Friends
Jamie was our driver/guide--superb young man, very knowledgeable and witty. He took great care of us on and off the coach. Excellent driving and a credit to your company. The tour was extremely good value with good accommodation. Lots of history and beautiful countryside. Lucky enough to see Snowdon without cloud or rain!
We had a full mini bus and all got on well. This is definately a great way to have a glimpse of places, with a view of visiting again. Thanks Jamie. Rita & Betty.
Written June 25, 2019
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PamG8458
Montreal, Canada7 contributions
8-day London to Edinburgh
Apr. 2019 • Friends
We had 2 driver/guides: Jamie from London to York and Dom from York to Edinburgh. Both were terrific! The "itinerary" was loose enough for us to enjoy the things we wanted to see. By not driving ourselves, we were able to enjoy all the narrow back roads, enjoying the stories and history told to us by Jamie and Dom. Staying 2 or 3 nights in one place made the trip easier. Having a small bus, with 10 of us, helped us to get to know one another. I have used Rabbies before, in Scotland, and would not hesitate to book another tour with them
Written April 27, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hi Pam, We're delighted that you enjoyed the flexibility of the tour and your guides, it sounds as this helped you make the most of the experience - wonderful! We hope to see you again soon, All the best, Aimee
Written April 29, 2019
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zergun.alpn
Izmir, Turkey7 contributions
SUPER COUNTRYSIDE AND GEMS
Oct. 2018 • Couples
We had 5-day tour to history and beauty of nature. 3 cuples in a mini coach.
Our friendly and informative guide and driver Russel Chapman made everything valued and entertaining for us. Besides his music choise was amazing during trip.
We also will not forget the dinner in Whitby 😊
Weather was shiny, accomodations were nice and itinenary was satisfying.
We definitely advise to live this enjoyable experience of Rabbie's London.
Thanks.....
Written November 6, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hi Zergun, We're delighted that the tour was such a success, thanks very much for sharing your thoughts. All the best, Aimee
Written November 9, 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Andrea O
5 contributions
Best tour ever!
It is my first time traveling with a small group tour and it turned out to be the best experience ever! Our group comprised of just 3 couples led by guide Russell, who was apparently doing his first solo of the 5D Heart of England, Wales & Yorkshire tour. Russ was very knowledgeable and gave us options to go off the itinerary. Most importantly, he was very friendly. We felt like we were traveling with a friend! Thanks Russ, for the best tour ever!
Written October 30, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hi Andrea, We're so glad that your first small group tour was such a success. Hopefully it will be the first of many and we'll see you again soon! All the best, Aimee
Written November 9, 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

bill1951feb
Kincardine, Canada1 contribution
leave the driving to Rabbie's
Sep. 2018 • Couples
Our driver, Hugh, was excellent. He knew a lot about the areas we drove through and imparted his knowledge in a casual manner that was both insightful and, often, funny. Great to have someone else drive and worry about traffic. Great tour. Looking forward to our next Rabbie's adventure.
Written October 8, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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Wonderful experience in a beautiful part of the UK.
It had been 24 years since I had visited the south west of England so I was happy to take the opportunity of doing
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5 perfect days in Devon and Cornwall with the best group anyone could wish for
When I booked the trip I honestly just wanted to explore Cornwall but in the end it was the group and our guide Rus
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Highly Recommend this Tour!
Visiting Wales has been on my bucket list for at least a decade and I'm so glad I was finally able to take this tri
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A lovely day in the Cotswolds and in Oxford
I had a really lovely time in the Cotswolds and in Oxford. Rob lives in Oxford and was very knowledgeable, gave us
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FALSE ADVERTISING, NOTHING AS ADVERTISED
I spent over $300 purchasing a tour for 3 of us which was NOTHING as advertised. The trip was much shorter and we w
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Great day trip
Wonderful visit with great background information & commentary by our guide Samuel. He introduced us to cream tea,
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Great Tour!
Great tour! Samuel is the best guide! Best way to see both Oxford and The Cotswolds in one day. We had great weathe
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Fantastic experience touring Wales for 5 days
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Great tour of the South West, super recommended!
I've just returned from this amazing 5 days experience in Devon and Cornwall and I couldn't be happier. For me it w
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Fantastic!
I had an amazing time in this trip. The places we visited were beautiful. The Minack theatre is stunning!!! I could
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Great experience
Robert was an amazing guide and went the extra mile to make us discover the wonders of Wales. I would highly recomm
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Perfect scenic & informative tour through Wales
Wonderful experience end-to-end. Our very knowledgeable guide, Robert was an absolute gem! Every stop was rich in h
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5 Day discover Wales
We had a very good time throughout the 5 days. Our guide Robert was extremely knowledgeable of the areas that we v
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Fantastic tour with great guide Robert
The itinerary was well rounded covering offbeat locations, castles with rich history and scenic view points. Rob wa
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1 day tour -Oxford/Cotswolds
Very beautiful, super-comfortable ride with our driver/guide John being so kind , and knowledgeable. Best day of ou
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