London, Bath & Stonehenge Explorer

7 days from $2,058 per person*
  • Experience the Tower of London before it opens to the public.
  • Step back in time at the Roman Baths Museum.
  • Uncover the mysteries of Stonehenge with expert guide.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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England is a wondrous dichotomy. In one sense, it is a country determined to keep its traditions and revere its own millennial history. In another, it is a nation on the cutting edge of art, fashion and all things culturally significant.

From soaring medieval cathedrals to the latest postmodern structures, from prehistoric Stonehenge to Regency Bath, from one-pub Cotswold villages to London's buzzing eateries, your time in Southern England will have you experiencing both sides of this captivating land. In the evenings you’ll relax in well-appointed accommodations that offer all the comforts of home.

Tour dynamic London and visit its most famous attractions such as Big Ben, The Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and Shakespeare’s Globe Theater. Set out for the gloriously pretty English countryside and stroll the cobbled streets. You may have a spiritual experience touring mysterious Stonehenge, and a literary experience touring The Waggon and Horses Inn frequented by Charles Dickens. This trip will have you so immersed in all things English, you may start craving bangers and mash and afternoon tea! ... Show More »

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Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 London
    London
    • Airport Meet & Greet - Assistant (8:00pm-8:59am)& Bank Holidays(49)
    • Transfer - Private - Heathrow Airport (arrival) - Vehicle/Driver(4)
    • England - London Welcome Package(2)
    • Self-Guided - Museums At Leisure
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 London
    London
    • Tour - Shared - Magic of London (8.5 hrs) - Coach/Guide
    • Self-Guided - Dinner at Leisure (in the West End)
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 London
    London
    • At Leisure
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 London to Bath
    London to Bath
    • Local taxi (not included)
    • London - Bath [2 hrs] - 2nd Class Train Ticket
    • Local taxi (not included)
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Walking Tour (4 hrs) - Guide(12)
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Bath
    Bath
    • Tour - Shared - Stonehenge & Country Villages - Mini-coach/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Bath to London
    Bath to London
    • Self-Guided - Roman Baths
    • Local taxi (not included)
    • Bath - London [Airport, 2.5 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver(3)
  • Day 7
    • Local taxi (not included)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: London

For your added comfort, we will have a Meet & Greet assistant for you upon your arrival. A representative will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall after you pass through customs to assist. If a private airport transfer has been arranged, this representative will help to co-ordinate meeting up with your private chauffeur at the airport. You will then be escorted to the vehicle and onto the hotel to assist with check in. 

Meet your driver at Heathrow airport, and take a private transfer to your hotel.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Enjoy some time at leisure. Most London museums have free entry. Spend your time hopping on and off the tube and visit a couple of my recommended highlights: The British Museum (Holburn Underground station), The National Gallery (Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross Underground station), the Victoria & Albert (South Kensington Underground station), The Wallace Collection (Bond Street station) or the London Transport Museum (Covent Garden). Or, while away your time shopping in the markets: Camden, Spittalfields, Portobello (weekends only) or the Borough Market (Thurs, Fri and Sat).

Accommodation: Astor Court (3*)

Astor Court is set in the heart of London's West End. Housed in a historic former Gentlemen's Club which was converted in the early 1900`s. The well -appointed rooms and family apartments provide the perfect balance of modern comfort and Victorian architecture. The unique features in this building give each room its own character. It is ideally located near Oxford St shopping and close to the theatre and restaurants, clubs, pubs and Cinemas. The Hotel and apartments offer comfortable, affordable accommodation in one of the most prestigious areas of Central London.

London
London
Astor Court Hotel Exterior
Astor Court Hotel Exterior

Day 2: London

Depart for your Magic of London tour, where aboard a coach, you'll drive past some of London's most famous landmarks including Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, before arriving at the Tower of London where you will be met on the middle drawbridge by a Yeoman Warder. You will be led into this world heritage site before it opens to the public and taken on a guided tour explaining the history behind this fortress of imprisonment. You will be the first group to see the Crown Jewels before enjoying some free time to explore on your own. Departing from the Tower, head to The Mall to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony (Please note, the Changing of the Guard does not occur every day - enjoy a photo stop at Buckingham Palace when not running). Next, take a short ferry ride on the River Thames, enjoying excellent views of St. Paul's Cathedral and Shakespeare's Globe. You'll then have free time for independent lunch. Also, there is an opportunity for a photo stop at Westminster Abbey. The afternoon part of the tour begins with a visit to St. Paul's Cathedral. Explore the masterpiece designed by Wren in 1673 with a professional guide, taking time to listen to the 1695 organ that Mendelssohn once played and visit the tombs of Nelson and Wellington. Then end the day with a drive across the river to the South Bank. Enjoy magnificent views of Big Ben and The Houses of Parliament while enjoying Champagne Afternoon Tea in the luxurious surroundings of 1WB Lounge & Patisserie, at The Park Plaza Westminster Hotel.

There are some great restaurants in the West End of London.Here are a few suggestions: J Sheekey, an incredibly smart seafood restaurant, Mildred's, London's best veggie restaurant, Sketch, the trendiest place in London, specializing in some of the best French food you'll ever taste, or for those looking for something simple and cheerful, enjoy a nice meal out at Zipangu. Or try the amazingly stylish Corrigan’s Mayfair.

Accommodation: Astor Court (3*)
London England
London England
West End
West End

Day 3: London

Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.

Accommodation: Astor Court (3*)

Day 4: London - Bath

Transfer using a local taxi. Please note that this is not included in trip price and is payable locally.

Enjoy a relaxing train ride from London Paddington Station to Bath.

Transfer using a local taxi. Please note that this is not included in trip price and is payable locally.

Enjoy a private walking tour of Bath - visit the Royal Crescent, the Circus and the Georgian streets of Bath. Stroll along the river, visit the Abbey and learn the history of the Roman Baths.  The Royal Crescent is a residential road of 30 houses, laid out in a crescent and was built starting 1767 and completed 1774.  With its half Colosseum shape, it has been compared to the beautiful Versailles just outside of Paris.  The Circus is an example of Georgian architecture in the city of Bath, completed in 1768. The name comes from the Latin 'circus', which means a ring, oval or circle. Divided into three segments of equal length, the Circus is a circular space surrounded by large townhouses. Each of the curved segments faces one of the three entrances, ensuring that whichever way a visitor enters there is a classical facade straight ahead.

Accommodation: Abbey Hotel (3*)

Situated in a classic Georgian building dating back to 1742, the 3-star Abbey Hotel, enjoys the perfect city center location, with Bath’s historic attractions and famous shopping streets only a short stroll away. Independently owned, this unique hotel boasts an intriguing blend of stylish, contemporary comfort and historic character. Recently upgraded throughout, the hotel boasts just about the most comfortable beds in the business, a true testament to a great night's sleep.

Bath
Bath
Abbey Hotel
Abbey Hotel

Day 5: Bath

Meet your mini coach at the Best Western Abbey Hotel at 8:30am, 1 minute walk from Bath Abbey. We drive through the beautiful countryside to Stonehenge. This monument has aroused awe and curiosity since the Norman Conquest We stop at the Stonehenge for one hour so you can explore this ancient monument. We travel further along to the Avebury Stone Circles which is a lesser known megalithic monument, and nearly 1000 years older. This monument is a bit more untouched by other tourists, and you are free to take in the magical charm of these stones as you wish. We continue on through Silbury Hill (the largest manmade object in prehistoric Europe); the Cherhill White Horse (nearly 300 years old and among the landscape in this area outside of Bath); Waggon and Horses (traditional thatched inn, frequently visited by Charles Dickens); and finishing up at the Lacock National Trust Village. This wonderful village consists of properties which date from the 13th and 18th centuries. It was once a prosperous woolen town, but now seems like a village trapped in time. We usually make a stop here as there is a wonderful country pub offering good home cooked food and real ale! Harry Potter and Pride and Prejudice have filmed scenes here. We return back to Central Bath by 4:30PM.

Accommodation: Abbey Hotel (3*)
Stonehenge
Stonehenge

Day 6: Bath - London

Just a short walk away from your Central Bath Hotel, the Roman Baths Museum awaits. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the ancient Roman Baths from the period when Rome controlled much of England. They are below the modern street level and have four main features, the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, the Roman bath house and finds from Roman Bath; the Georgian Pump Room is on the ground level.

Entrance is approximately 15GBP per adult and 9GBP per child (6-15yrs). Children 5 years and under are free of charge.

Open daily, the museum is one of England's most popular attractions. Spend an hour here to fully appreciate the museum.

Back outside, at the end of Bath Street, stands the Cross Bath where Mary of Modena, wife of James II, erected a cross in gratitude for her pregnancy in 1688. Opposite is the hot bath, the third bath built over Bath's Hot Springs. These two historic sites have been restored, and together with the Hetling Pump room, are now part of the Thermae Bath Spa, a privately run and superbly designed complex where you can relax in the thermal waters of the roof-top spa pool.

Transfer using a local taxi. Please note that this is not included in trip price and is payable locally.

Meet your driver for a private transfer to Heathrow Airport to catch your flight home.

Accommodation: Hilton London Heathrow Airport T4 (4*)

Hilton London Heathrow Airport hotel has soundproofed rooms and direct access to Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 4, via a covered walkway. Spacious rooms all boast large windows, interactive cable TV and an in-room safe. Also featured in each room is a work area, telephone, ironing facilities and free tea and coffee. Health facilities at Hilton London Heathrow Airport include a 24-hour gym, a pool, sauna and steam room. Therapists at Bhavani Beauty provide a range of treatments. The 3 restaurants offer 24-hour room service and varied menus, including Asian cuisine in Zen Oriental. Dancers Bar serves cocktails in the hotel’s atrium. Terminal 4’s Rail and Tube Station is on the hotel doorstep, providing 25-minute links to central London. Terminals 1, 2 and 3 are just a few minutes’ Tube journey away, and Terminal 5 is accessible via the Hotel Hoppa transfer service.

Roman Bath
Roman Bath
Hilton London Heathrow Airport T4
Hilton London Heathrow Airport T4

Day 7:

Transfer using a local taxi. Please note that this is not included in trip price and is payable locally.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Astor Court (3*): London

Astor Court is set in the heart of London's West End. Housed in a historic former Gentlemen's Club which was converted in the early 1900`s. The well -appointed rooms and family apartments provide the perfect balance of modern comfort and Victorian architecture. The unique features in this building give each room its own character. It is ideally located near Oxford St shopping and close to the theatre and restaurants, clubs, pubs and Cinemas. The Hotel and apartments offer comfortable, affordable accommodation in one of the most prestigious areas of Central London.

Astor Court Hotel Exterior
Astor Court Hotel Exterior

Abbey Hotel (3*): Bath

Situated in a classic Georgian building dating back to 1742, the 3-star Abbey Hotel, enjoys the perfect city center location, with Bath’s historic attractions and famous shopping streets only a short stroll away. Independently owned, this unique hotel boasts an intriguing blend of stylish, contemporary comfort and historic character. Recently upgraded throughout, the hotel boasts just about the most comfortable beds in the business, a true testament to a great night's sleep.

Abbey Hotel
Abbey Hotel

Hilton London Heathrow Airport T4 (4*): London

Hilton London Heathrow Airport hotel has soundproofed rooms and direct access to Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 4, via a covered walkway. Spacious rooms all boast large windows, interactive cable TV and an in-room safe. Also featured in each room is a work area, telephone, ironing facilities and free tea and coffee. Health facilities at Hilton London Heathrow Airport include a 24-hour gym, a pool, sauna and steam room. Therapists at Bhavani Beauty provide a range of treatments. The 3 restaurants offer 24-hour room service and varied menus, including Asian cuisine in Zen Oriental. Dancers Bar serves cocktails in the hotel’s atrium. Terminal 4’s Rail and Tube Station is on the hotel doorstep, providing 25-minute links to central London. Terminals 1, 2 and 3 are just a few minutes’ Tube journey away, and Terminal 5 is accessible via the Hotel Hoppa transfer service.

Hilton London Heathrow Airport T4
Hilton London Heathrow Airport T4
Hilton London Heathrow Airport T4
Hilton London Heathrow Airport T4
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Karen S. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    My trip to Scotland was absolutely wonderful. All the hotels were perfectly located, clean, and had wonderful amenities. The guides were exceptional and really knew Scotland and so much of the history. My Kensington representative, Lynne, was very helpful, very responsive, and was tremendously patient while I made numerous changes to the itinerary. It was a superb experience and one that I will never forget.

  • Ronald D. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    Christian was our driver/guide. He was knowledgeable, thorough, caring/considerate and gave of his time greatly.

  • Meghan B. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    My husband and I had the time of our lives in the UK and Ireland! The tours that were set up for us were exactly what we hoped for and more. We learned so much and saw so much! Very impressed! I have already told others about Kensington tours. If you book, you won't be disappointed! Thank you, Kevin!

  • Diana G. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    Our tour guide in Roma,Francesco, was the best guide we ever had on this and our last trip that was provided by Kensington. Our other guides were also very good, but Francesco was outstanding.

  • Darron J. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    Our guides were excellent. Noel Clawson in Wales was friendly, knowledgeable, and just a pleasure to be around. Glen Jones for our day with him was also excellent and I would highly recommend a guided tour of London. Much more efficient than the hop on/hop off tour.

  • Edward G. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    All of the guides were friendly, knowledgeable, and conducted themselves in a professional manner. Both Dino Quaas and Andreas Zurner were extremely helpful and added significantly to the tour.

  • Major J. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    Our honeymoon that was setup and organized by Kensington Tours was absolutely amazing. All the details were taken care of and made our trip pleasant and stress free. Our accommodations were top notch with beautiful views located close to our destinations. Our guides and trip advisors were very knowledgeable. I would recommend Kensington tours to all my friends and family for future use as a travel agency as well as they will be our first choice in our future travel plans.

  • Sara G. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    Chantal designed an amazing trip for my sister and I! She was so helpful from start to end! Always answered me so promptly and walked me thru everything when booking! I can't wait to plan my next trip with Chantal and Kensington Tours

  • Terry G. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    Thanks to Kensington Tours, this trip could not have been better! The tour guides were the very best making our experience absolutely wonderful. Our accommodations were wonderful, and the logistics went like clockwork. Thank you for making our trip a once in a lifetime experience. I have already recommended Kensington to others.

  • Arthur F. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    I loved the vacation.. Your guides were fabulous and you put me into Hotels that were exactly where we wanted to be. Will contact you for our next trip!

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