From Bath to York by the Roman roads

Tour Number

Activity Level

308704


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. I am used to incorporating childrens activities, having 5 of my own.

Friendly: Yes.
I am used to dealing with guests with limited mobility, and can get very close to most sites, but I no longer have a wheelchair accessible vehicle

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (basic), Spanish (basic)

using the Fosse Way and Silver street


Taking in Glastonbury and Wells before taking the roman road north through the cotswolds, via Warwick and Lincoln to Yorkshire, concentrating on standing stones, medieval castles and 18th century houses and gardens, including some of the very prettiest towns and villages in England. This tour runs from Monday through Thursday, or Tuesday through Friday. Other start days may be available by arrangement.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cheddar Gorge, Wells (Englands smallests city, including the most complete medieval street in Europe) Glastonbury (legendary home of King Arthur), stourhead, National Trust One of the most important 18th century gardens in europe. Overnight in Bruton, reputedly Englands smallest town, and one of its prettiest.

Day 2 : Lacock town and abbey, Avebury (huge stone circle, dwarfs Stonehenge) the cotswolds, overnight in Warwick, possible evening trip to Stratford-on-Avon by additional arrangement.

Day 3 : Coventry cathedral or Kenilworth Castle. Woolsthorpe Manor, birthplace and ancestral home of Sir Isaac Newton. Lincoln castle and cathedral, The Humber Bridge, Skidby windmill, and Beverley (overnight) home to two of Englands finest churches. Beverely was the sixth largest town in England in the 14th century.

Day 4. the Yorkshire wolds and North York Moors, Flamborough, Rudston and Helmsley (in my view the miost impressive town in England) finish York (including a short walk in York by arrangement)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Bath or other place in South-West England by arrangement

End location: York or other place in Yorkshire by arrangement.

Duration: 4 days

Transportation

Renault Scenic, Air conditioned, 3 full sized rear seats, so suitable for up to 4 adults (as long as you are not a basketball team). I have a roofbox, so can cope with 4 medium sized suitcases

What’s Included

Guiding and transport throughout. Accommodation is not included, but I can help you to find and book suitable rooms. I carry drinks in the car, which can be replenished or replaced on request. I have wi-fi n the car available on request.

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