Spirit Of England 6 Nights / 7 Days

United Kingdom

Custom Tour



Arrive London

This morning you arrive into London. Upon arrival make your way to the hotel and check in. The rest of the day is free for you to explore London. The metro is the best mode of transport. We recommend you buying the Oyster Card, which is available at any of the Underground metro stations. Later in the evening, imagine your favorite songs from the world's most famous musicals as the perfect accompaniment to the sights of London.

Overnight in London.


Wake up to breakfast this morning and it’s time for you to discover the city at your own pace by hopping aboard the Hop-on Hop-off bus. The 24 hour ticket allows you to see all of London's top sights and attractions in a day. Ride the open top double decker bus for one day, hopping on and off at over 50 stops on three different routes located conveniently close to famous landmarks and attractions. The Red route takes in the best of historic London from Hyde Park to Tower Bridge, via Big Ben, the London Eye and St. Paul's Cathedral. The Blue route also stops off at Harrods and London's best museums. The Green Link passes through Bloomsbury, passing the British Museum connecting passengers with St. Pancras and Euston stations. You can hop off the bus to explore as often as you wish, and rejoin the tour once you're ready. Enjoy a daily free walking tour (departing every day at 11am from Trafalgar Square) allowing you to marvel at the majesty and history of London with an introduction to royalty and politics and jump on board a river cruise for a one-way journey from Westminster to Tower of London or reverse.

London Eye (entrance ticket included) - Take a flight on Coca-Cola London Eye, a visually striking structure and the world's largest cantilever observation wheel. As you ascend over the Thames you will see London's famous streets, churches, palaces and monuments spread out below in a panoramic scene giving you a new perspective of a great city! On a clear day the views can stretch as far as 25 miles to Windsor Castle. You can also experience the four minute 4D Experience, focusing on the journey of a little girl and her father in London in which they visit the Coca-Cola London Eye and enjoy a spectacular take on the capital. Their experience is brought to life with vibrant 3D images of colourful parties and events inside the Coca-Cola London Eye capsules, dramatic firework displays, a snowfall over the city, revolutionary aerial footage of other iconic landmarks and sophisticated, fun 4D effects.

St. Paul's Cathedral (entrance ticket included) - Towering high over the City of London, magnificent St. Paul's Cathedral is widely considered to be Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece. Enter the Quire and marvel at the beautiful mosaics inside.

In the evening, choose to meet an infamous Londoner, as you follow the trail of Jack the Ripper, on an unusual journey into the dark, seamier side of London. The story of the Whitechapel murders is one of the great unsolved mysteries in the world. It is also one of the most fascinating and blood thirsty tales you will ever hear. It happened here in London in the year 1888. In the early hours of 31st August 1888 a man is walking to work down a dark lane in Whitechapel, he sees a shapeless bundle lying on the ground near some gates, curious he goes over to investigate. His gruesome discovery of a murdered East End prostitute then started one of the most famous man hunts in the world. Ripperologists and amateur sleuths to this day are still trying to work out the identity of a man they called Jack the Ripper. Can you solve the riddle on this spooky Whitechapel Walk? Come along the trail of Jack the Ripper … if you dare!

Overnight in London.


Post breakfast this morning take a full day tour to Stratford, Oxford, Cotswolds and Warwick Castle.

Walking tour of Oxford - Follow in the footsteps of Oxford's famous students, from C.S. Lewis to Bill Clinton, as you stroll the captivating college courtyards and cobbled lanes of this historic university town. Take in the famous 'dreaming spires' and see the the Bodleian Library – one of the oldest libraries in Europe – on your travels. You'll be captivated by the unspoilt narrow alleys and ancient squares of this naturally beautiful town.

Entry to Brasenose College - Brasenose College was founded in 1509 by Sir Richard Sutton, a lawyer, and William Smyth, Bishop of Lincoln. Brasenose boasts fairytale architecture and a rolling green lawn. Past students include the writer William Golding and David Cameron, current Prime Minister of the UK.

The Cotswolds - Enjoy views of breath–taking countryside, sleepy villages, and bustling market towns as we drive through the charming scenery of one of England's most beautiful regions.

Shakespeare’s Birthplace at Stratford–Upon–Avon - A market town with a difference, Stratford–upon–Avon is the famous home of arguably the world's greatest writer, William Shakespeare. Visit the picturesque half–timbered house where the legendary Bard was born to gain fascinating insights into his childhood.

Take a break with a delicious lunch pack that can be enjoyed as you travel, providing more time to explore the attractions.

Warwick Castle - Be part of Britain’s Greatest Medieval Experience! Deep in the heart of Warwick Castle, the Great Hall becomes a hive of activity! Immerse yourself in battle preparations and feel the weight of a medieval sword. Become a soldier – try on a battle helmet for size! Visit the spectacular State Rooms and feast your eyes on Victorian party preparations. Estimated arrival time back in London is around 6:45pm.

Overnight in London.

London – Manchester

Make your way to the train station to board a train for a 2 hour 20 minute journey to Manchester. Check-in and the rest of the day is free for you to relax, explore the city and shop. You could visit the Manchester Art Gallery and enjoy the work of artists like Constable, Turner, Pissarro, Gauguin and Renoir. A trip to the Manchester Arndale and Market Street, where Topshop, Zara, H&M, Next and other top brand stores are located, is a must. Or discover Manchester on foot, by booking a guided walking tour which allows you to explore the splendid Victorian architecture against the backdrop of slick, modern buildings.

Make your way to the Manchester United Football Club (entrance ticket included). With the Old Trafford tour you can see the stadium through the eyes of Manchester United greats themselves. From the dizzy heights of the North Stand, to Sir Alex Ferguson's pitch-side dugout spot, and the atmosphere soaked players' dressing room, every experience will seem to carry the roar of 76,000 fans in your ears - none more so than the ultimate honour of emerging from the tunnel and following so many famous boots into the Theatre of Dreams. To commemorate your tour of the world's largest and best-loved Club, you'll also receive a special certificate to serve as a memento of your visit.

After freshening up at your hotel, head out to dine at one of the city’s many fantastic restaurants.

Overnight in Manchester.


This morning you can opt for a full day tour of the Peak District. From rugged moorland to rolling hills and dales, from lush meadows to leafy forests, Peak District has arguably the country’s finest scenery. Or, choose to spend the day at The Quays, 15 minutes away from the Manchester City Centre. Explore The Lowry with its houses, theatres, galleries, family attractions and a range of cafes, bars and restaurants. The Quay is also home to Manchester United’s legendary Old Trafford football ground, where a tour of the stadium to discover what happens behind the scenes, and a sneak peek into the museum to explore the club’s fascinating history, is highly recommended. Come evening, take your pick from the performances at the Palace Theatre and Opera House, The Lowry or Royal Exchange Theatre, Library Theatre, Contact Theatre or Bridgewater Hall. Famous faces, West-End favourites, world-class performers, musicians and conductors are on stage every single night in Manchester. A traditional English dinner later, return to your hotel.

Overnight in Manchester.

Manchester – York  

Make your way to the train station for a pleasant train journey to York. Later it’s time for you to discover the city at your own pace by hopping aboard the Hop-on Hop-off bus. Founded by the Romans, York soon became England's Second City and has witnessed wars, peace agreements and prosperity throughout its 2000 years of existence. King George VI reflected on the City's central role throughout the years when he commented that: "The history of York is the history of England". Visit the magnificent York Minster, with its priceless display of stained glass; walk in Medieval streets or on the 800 year old Bar Walls; visit award-winning museums or sample our excellent restaurants and shopping facilities. Armed with the Hop-on Hop-off 24 hour ticket & York Pass which gives you entry to the main attractions of the city, such as York Minster, Jorvik Viking centre, York Castle Museum, Clifford's Tower, York Dungeon and much more. Receive a complimentary full colour guidebook and free booklet of discounted dining, shopping and evening entertainment offers.

Overnight in York.

Depart York

Following breakfast this morning its time for you to make your way to the airport / train station for your onward journey.

  • 3 nights stay in London
  • 2 nights stay in Manchester
  • 1 night stay in York
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Hop on Hop off Tour - 24 hours - London
  • St. Paul's Cathedral entrance ticket
  • London Eye entrance ticket
  • Jack The Ripper walking tour - London
  • Full Day tour to Stratford, Oxford, Cotswolds and Warwick Castle with entrance on seat in coach basis
  • Manchester United Football Club
  • Hop on Hop off Tour - 24 hours - York
  • York pass for 1 day
  • Train fare from London to Manchester
  • Train fare from Manchester to York
  • Airfares and ticket taxes
  • Visa Charges
  • Meals not specified above
  • Transfers (airport / station – hotel and back) unless mentioned
  • Surcharges applicable (especially during Christmas, New Year etc)
  • Travel and Medical Insurance
  • Tips and Porterage
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions above