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Small groups leave fewer footprints. Explore England with our Best Value U.K Mini Coach Tour

Our classic Stonehenge and Bath tour just got better. We now include Salisbury Cathedral and a champagne reception at the new fabulous visitor centre and an expert talk about the ancient landscape and most recent theories. (11 hours)’

On this tour you will be travelling with no more than 16 other people – guaranteed! Our purpose-built minibuses have large windows, good air circulation and clear PA systems so that your professional guide can escort you comfortably through our wonderful country. Our itineraries are carefully planned (with many years of experience) so that you discover as much as possible, without spending too much time on the road.

As we travel in smaller vehicles, we normally use the most scenic routes, where large coach are prohibited from travelling. Additionally, as our group sizes are smaller we are able to more time out of the vehicle. We also employ a the very best driver/guides

Explore the Heritage City of Bath
Our morning begins in picturesque city of Bath that boast beautiful Georgian neo classical architecture and is also the home to the Royal Crescent, unique Pulteney Bridge and the fabulous Abbey. Join us for a walking tour of this World Heritage city once home to Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Gainsborough, Lord Nelson and Beau Nash or alternatively why not visit the
Roman Baths?

Afterwards, we enjoy a scenic drive through the leafy lanes of the Cotwold’s to visit the national trust village of Lacock where we stop fo rlunch. (*Roman Baths and lunch not included in the price.)

Visit Lacock Village in the Cotswolds
Lacock
is a little known, picturesque village dating back to the Saxon era. Many of the beautiful buildings originally formed part of an extensive monastic complex and are now owned by The National Trust. So pretty is the village that it has provided the setting for many movies and television dramas including Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and more recently Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. We will take a delightful walk before we enjoy lunch in The George Inn, a vintage English pub built in 1361.
(Please note on rare occasions we may need to eat at another pub if the chosen pub is closed for a special function.)

World Heritage Bath City
Visit Stonehenge
Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
In the early afternoon we head to Salisbury to visit the vibrant Cathedral. Dating back to the thirteenth century, this magnificent building is also home to the tallest spire in Britain and the best preserved Magna Carta that is nearly 800 years old. This is the best preserved of the four remaining copies. The Cathedral also houses the world’s oldest working clock! 

Champagne reception and private talk at Stonehenge with local expert
Finally we head to Stonehenge where we enjoy a private talk away from the crowds.Taking advantage of the fabulous new visitor centre, one of the local expert guides will give us an entertaining overview of life at the site. Hear stories of marriage proposals, druid re-enactments, famous visitors and more, while being served Champagne and homemade shortbread. A full visit to Stonehenge is also included.

We also visit the medieval village of Lacock which has hardly changed in the past 500 years. With its magnificent abbey, half timbered cottages and greystone houses it recently provided the perfect setting for the filming of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”. Maybe enjoy lunch in the George Inn

Probably the best value small group day tour of England!

Book it here: http://www.welcome2britain.com/bath_lacock-salisbury-stonehenge_tour.htm

Welcome2Britain U.K Sightseeing Tours
The Small Group Touring Experts

Bath is the perfect base to explore the West Country.

Travelling to and around Bath

Bath is the perfect base to explore the West Country. Bath is less than a 2 hour train trip direct from London and can save you lots of time and money by joining a tour from Bath rather than London.   Located in the South West of England, Bath is easy to get to – only 90 minutes from London Paddington by train and a short drive from the M4/M5 motorways. Bath is 120 miles west of London and just 20 miles from Bristol Airport.

The train station is in the heart of the city centre and there are plenty of car parking spaces available. Bath is a compact city making it easy to walk around during your visit.

Download the Visit Bath Bath Travel Guide to help you plan your travelling to Bath

Bath. Royal Crescent

Bath. Royal Crescent.

Travelling by Train

There are regular train services direct from London Paddington and London Waterloo to Bath Spa, with an average journey time of around 90 minutes.
Bristol Temple Meads is just 15 minutes away by train. It is a major hub for travel to all other parts of the country. A number of services to Bath Spa will change at Bristol Temple Meads including services from northern England, Scotland, Devon and Cornwall.
You can get direct trains to Bath Spa from a number of destinations in the UK including Cardiff. Regular train services run from Cardiff Central train station to Bath Spa, with an average journey time of around 65 minutes.
Travel discounts are also available for groups with First Great Western’s GroupSave offer, allowing groups of three or four adults and children to travel off-peak for the price of two adults. Also, if you travel to Bath by train you can take advantage of First Great Western’s 2 for 1 offers at top Bath attractions and restaurants.
If you are staying in Bath for a few days you can easily take a day trip by train to a number of nearby destinations including Bradford on Avon and Bristol

Sightseeing Tours out of Bath

The small group touring experts (Welcome2Britain) offer half and full day tours from Bath include The Cotswold’s, Stonehenge, King Arthur Country, Avebury, Lacock, Castle Combe,  Salisburt Cathedral, ancient stone circles / burial mounds and even mysterious crop circles in the summer months. We have a range of tours to the surrounding area, rich in history.

Private Guided Tours from Bath

You can join one of our organised tours or let us help you organise a private guided tour from Bath.  A tailor-made tour from Bath is the ideal travel solution for small groups of friends, families, local groups or clubs looking to travel in the West Country. Our dedicated charter team are able to organise every aspect of your private tour, from your hotel accommodation to pre-booking delicious meals in local restaurants, offering local advise and organising entrances to important places of interest.  We can tailor the tour to your specific budget

Accommodation in Bath

Bath is host to a whole range of accommodation from your traditional bed and breakfasts where you should be able to find a bed with breakfast included for 60 GBP per person per night, to the luxurious hotels which can charge up to 200 GBP a night. A good option in Bath is one of the smaller, often family run, bed and breakfast or guest house hotels.

Enjoy your stay in Bath and we hope to see you on board one of our award winning tours

Travel Team
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The Small Group Tour Experts

UK Sightseeing. Small Groups are more fun!

Why small groups ? With a maximum group size of just 16, we keep the experience and enjoyment both as individual and as personal as possible. Typically, a group consists of half couples or friends and half individuals t alone. Our tours attract people of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities but united in a desire to break away from regimented, impersonal big coach tours.

Country Lane Exploration with small groups

Country Lane Exploration

Small groups are environmentally more friendly and their effect less disruptive to local communities. It also means you get the chance to get away from crowded tourist haunts, taking scenic backroads to places you may not have heard of, but wouldn’t want to miss.

Small groups leave fewer footprints.

Luxury Travel – Choosing OUR small group tours doesn’t mean you compromise on comfort or safety. We use recent models Mercedes mini coaches (less then 3 years old) – coaches renowned for their reliability and safety, custom built to our specification for your comfort – huge panoramic windows for the very best views above the hedgerows, high backed coach seats, 3 point seat belts, air conditioned and a first class sound system

All the features of a big coach without all the passengers!

About Our Guides – Our guides are carefully selected for their personality, wide knowledge and genuine enthusiasm for our style of tours. Never boring – you will find them informative, professional but down to earth with a real passion for showing you the very best of Britain ! They pride themselves on entertaining you with tales of England’s rich history, culture and legend to ensure a memorable experience of the real England. Of course all our drivers and guides are trained to meet the high standards of the London Tourist Board’s ‘Welcome Host’ program

Affordable Quality- Relevant entrance fees are included (some tours include lunch in historic pub). – NO HIDDEN EXTRAS

We have PRIORITY ENTRANCE into all attractions. No QQQQQQ’s – more time to explore

We GUARANTEE that you wouldn’t be able to visit the same places in one day, or at a cheaper price, by raveling independently using public transport

Small groups are environmentally more friendly and their effect less disruptive to local communities

Doing it once ? Do it properly!

The Small Group Touring Experts

http://www.Welcome2Britain.com