Heart of Wales & England CIE Tours International

Heart of Wales & England

Small Group Departures Available

This one week tour takes you into the heart of England and Wales. Explore the highlights of London followed by a visit to Stonehenge and Bath. The tour continues on to Wales where you explore Cardiff and venture into the Welsh countryside to visit the medieval Caernarfon Castle. Enjoy time in Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford before ending in royal Windsor.

The 8 day Heart of Wales and England tour from CIE Tours covers quite a bit of ground in just over a week with an itinerary that keeps the excitement flowing. If history, art, culture and excitement are on your agenda, this tour is a perfect way for you to fall in love with Wales and England. Book your Heart of Wales and England tour from CIE Tours now and get ready to create amazing travel memories.


8 Daysfr. $2,449

  • Caernarfon Castle
  • Cardiff Castle
  • Roman Baths & Pump Room
  • St Pauls Cathedral, London
  • Shakespeare’s Birthplace
  • Train Ride in Snowdonia
  • Stonehenge
  • Tower of London
  • Gain insights into the histories of Conwy, Oxford and Windsor as a local guide recounts facts and local lore on walking tours of these towns.
  • Handling of one piece of luggage per person is included in the cost of all coach tours. Size should not exceed 30 x 20 x 10 inches and weight should be under 50 lbs. Luggage is carried at owner's risk throughout the tour unless insured.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • Full daily breakfasts (except Day 1)
  • 6 dinners including a welcome dinner in London, and a lively Cardiff Castle Welsh Banquet.
  • Park Plaza London Waterloo in London (2 nights)
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff in Cardiff (1 night)
  • Celtic Royal Hotel in Caernarfon (2 nights)
  • The Stratford in Stratford-upon-Avon (1 night)
  • Macdonald Windsor Hotel in Windsor (1 night)

LONDON ARRIVAL & ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL

London, United Kingdom

Tour begins 2:00 PM at your London hotel. Take a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks. Stop at St Paul’s Cathedral to tour the awe-inspiring interior. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group.

Hilton London Paddington

TOWER OF LONDON & CITY SIGHTS

London, United Kingdom

Explore London at your own pace on an open-top bus tour to see the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, and more. You may also take a walking tour and a cruise on the River Thames. Visit the Tower of London to view the magnificent Crown Jewels, guarded by Beefeaters in distinctive Tudor uniforms. Or you might choose to visit Kensington Palace, former home of Princess Diana. The evening is free for dining on your own.

Breakfast

Hilton London Paddington

STONEHENGE, BATH & CARDIFF CASTLE BANQUET

Stonehenge, United Kingdom

Head to Salisbury Plain to view the huge monoliths of Stonehenge and, in the visitor center, learn about how they were built over 4,500 years ago.

Bath, United Kingdom

Visit the Roman Baths, hot mineral-rich springs that have been popular since Roman times.

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Travel into Wales to tour Cardiff Castle, then enjoy a fun Welsh banquet with entertainment.

Breakfast, Dinner

Clayton Hotel Cardiff

TRAIN RIDE & WELSH SCENERY

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Enjoy a panoramic drive around Cardiff to view the principal features.

Llanberis, United Kingdom

Continue through the Brecon Beacons National Park and through rural Wales with its picturesque countryside. Take in the beauty of the Snowdonia National Park. A narrow-gauge train ride will take you through the heart of the region to admire mountain scenery.

Caernarfon, United Kingdom

Head to your hotel in Caernarfon where you might choose to take a gentle walk through the ancient streets after dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

Celtic Royal Hotel

NORTH WALES & SNOWDONIA

Caernarfon, United Kingdom

Visit the National Slate Museum, which highlights the region’s former slate industry at its height in Victorian times. Pause for photos of Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales. Stroll in the quaint village of Betws-y-Coed. Stop in Conwy to view its imposing castle and take a walk through the narrow medieval streets to see the smallest house in Britain. Tour the walls and battlements of 13th-century Caernarfon Castle.

Breakfast, Dinner

Celtic Royal Hotel

LLANGOLLEN & SHAKESPEARE’S STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Llangollen, United Kingdom

Head to the charming village of Llangollen and take a look around this typical Welsh settlement with many quaint tearooms and shops.

Bridgnorth, United Kingdom

Then head across the English border to enjoy the picturesque town of Bridgnorth, with attractive black and white houses.

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Take a panoramic tour of Stratford-upon-Avon and visit Shakespeare’s birthplace, with an exhibition about his life and work, before walking through the house where he was born. Later, enjoy a cruise along the River Avon.

Breakfast, Dinner

Mercure Shakespeare Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon

COTSWOLDS & WINDSOR CASTLE

Broadway, United Kingdom

Take in the gentle hills of the Cotswolds, renowned for its pretty cottages and colorful gardens. Stop in Broadway, typical of the lovely old villages in the region.

Oxford, United Kingdom

Take a walking tour through Oxford to learn about the famous colleges and enjoy lunch on your own.

Windsor, United Kingdom

our Windsor Castle, one of the Queen’s official residences, to see the State Apartments and St George’s Chapel. In the evening, take a brief stroll around the compact and historic town of Windsor with a local guide.

Breakfast

Macdonald Windsor Hotel

TOUR ENDS IN WINDSOR

Windsor, United Kingdom

Your tour ends after breakfast.

Breakfast

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Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 70 days or more prior to departure: Forfeiture of deposit
  • 69 - 46 days prior to departure: 25% per person
  • 45 - 8 days prior to departure: 35% per person
  • 7 - 1 days prior to departure: 50% per person
  • On day of departure: 100% per person
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A non-refundable land deposit of $250 per person is required for coach tours. Deposits are required within 5 days of making the reservation. Early booking discounts require higher deposits.
  • The final payment must be made by credit card no later than 80 days prior to departure date. If payment is not received as scheduled, the reservation will automatically cancel and deposit payment become forfeit.
  • Once confirmed any revision to land tours will incur a $50 handling fee per booking. If clients cancel from one tour and rebook on another tour or another date, a cancellation fee may apply. Revisions are not permitted within 14 days of departure or once documents have been issued.
  • Documents will be shipped by U.P.S. ground service approximately 21 days prior to departure provided full payment has been received. If documents are required earlier, sufficient notice id required to arrange for early delivery by regular service. Late bookings will incur an express service delivery charge.
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