Luxury England Tours

London in Depth
(6 Days)
London & environs

Discover England
(6 Days)
Cotswolds, London

Highlights of England
(8 Days)
Bath, Cotswolds, London

Luxuries of England
(7 Days)
Oxfordshire, London

London Stopover
(4 Days)

English Heritage Tour
(16 Days)
London & Canterbury, Dover & Windsor Castle, Oxfordshire & Stonehenge, Bath, Cotswolds, Peak District

Family Tour of England
(7 Days)
London & environs

Best of England
(11 Days)
London, Bath, Cotswolds, Oxfordshire

Journey Through England
(16 Days)
London, Bath, Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, Lake District, Yorkshire

Decorative Arts & Gardens of England
(9 Days)
London, Cotswolds

Literary Tour of England
(13 Days)
London, Oxfordshire & Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Hampshire, Surrey

Cornwall & Beyond
(11 Days)
Hampshire, St. Ives, St. Mawes, Bath, London

Highlights of Yorkshire
(5 Days)
York, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North York Moors

Christmas Season in London
(7 Days)
London & environs

Multi-country Tours

Luxuries of England & Scotland
(10 Days)
London, Edinburgh, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

Family Tour of England & Scotland
(11 Days)
London, Edinburgh, Fort William & Highlands, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

Dublin, Edinburgh, London
(10 Days)
Dublin, Edinburgh, London

Essence of Scotland, Ireland & England
(13 Days)
Edinburgh, Perthshire (Gleneagles), Dublin, Adare, London

Exclusive Ireland, Scotland & England
(18 Days)
Dublin, Killarney, Adare or Co. Clare, Ashford Castle, Edinburgh, Perthshire (Gleneagles), London

Highlights of Ireland & England
(13 Days)
Dublin, Killarney, Adare or Co. Clare, Ashford Castle, London

Best of England & Scotland
(16 Days)
London, Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, Lake District, Edinburgh, Royal Deeside & Aberdeenshire, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

London & Paris
(9 Days)
London & environs, Paris & Versailles

Family Tour of London, Paris & Rome
(10 Days)
London, Paris, Rome

London & Amsterdam
(8 days)
London & environs, Amsterdam & environs

London, Amsterdam & Paris
(12 days)
London & environs, Amsterdam & environs, Paris & Versailles

English Heritage Tour

(16 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
London & Canterbury, Dover & Windsor Castle, Oxfordshire & Stonehenge, Bath, Cotswolds, Peak District

This private tour of England features time in London combined with some of the country’s most iconic landscapes, heritage sites and country house estates. Stay at some of England’s most beautiful luxury hotels and enjoy flexible private touring with your own expert guide.

Begin in London, one of the world's greatest cities. Discover the best of London—heritage architecture, fascinating museums, important historic attractions, exclusive boutiques, traditional pubs and incredible food markets—during private touring customized to your interests. Tour famous landmarks such as the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, the British Museum, Covent Garden, the London Eye, St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace. Perhaps explore other incredible museums around the city such as the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, Churchill War Rooms, Sir John Soane's Museum, the Tate Modern or the Tate Britain. Also visit hidden squares, renowned British shops, atmospheric tea rooms and other highlights.

Upon request, Artisans of Leisure will also arrange reservations for dining and afternoon tea, book tickets to performances, and provide recommendations for the best shopping in London. Accommodation is at one of London's best luxury hotels.

Next, transfer with your private driver-guide to Dover. En route, visit Canterbury and tour Canterbury Cathedral, the headquarters of the Church of England and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Founded in the 6th century and immortalized by Geoffrey Chaucer in The Canterbury Tales (1392), England’s most important church is a celebrated example of Romanesque and Gothic architecture. Continue to Dover and visit the Secret Wartime Tunnels underneath Dover Castle. If desired, enjoy hiking along the famous White Cliffs of Dover and take in the views over the English Channel.

Next, privately tour Chartwell House, Winston Churchill’s country home, and Windsor Castle, one of the official homes of the royal family and the oldest continuously occupied castle in the world. Continue to Oxfordshire and Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, a refined luxury estate with extensive grounds, including vegetable gardens that provide fresh produce for the hotel's renowned restaurant.

One day, enjoy a guided tour of Oxford, home to one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can also arrange a VIP tour of the Harry Potter Studios. Take a private excursion to Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill and a sprawling UNESCO World Heritage Site of grand 18th-century Baroque buildings and formal gardens on a 2,000-acre English landscape park designed by Capability Brown.

Next, transfer with your private driver-guide to Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed city with ancient Roman baths, rows of Georgian townhouses, antiques shops, gardens and other interesting attractions. See Stonehenge, an iconic ring of standing stones that's one of England's most enduring landmarks and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also visit Salisbury Cathedral, a magnificent 13th-century structure notable for its ornate Early English Gothic architecture and a copy of Magna Carta on display in the Chapter House, one of four surviving original copies.

Continue to the Cotswolds, a picturesque region of charming villages, beautiful gardens and grand estates among rolling hills and farmland. Visit renowned gardens such as Hidcote Manor Garden and Kiftsgate Court Gardens. See the ancient ruins of Chedworth Roman Villa, and visit charming villages to enjoy the markets, galleries, antiques shops and pubs. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange a visit to Highgrove, the royal gardens of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, including time for lunch featuring local ingredients at the garden restaurant. While in the Cotswolds, stay at Buckland Manor, a luxurious stone manor house hotel surrounded by manicured grounds.

Next, transfer to the Peak District, a national park known for its outstanding natural beauty, medieval villages and historic country estates. En route, enjoy private expert-led tours of incredible stately homes such as Whightwick Manor, Weston Park or Kedleston Hall. One day, visit Chatsworth House, one of England’s most impressive country houses set in thousands of acres of gardens and parkland designed by Capability Brown. Additional touring options include Haddon Hall, a privately-owned medieval manor house with grand Tudor architecture and Elizabethan walled gardens. Another option is Hardwick Hall, an Elizabethan country house notable for its 16th-century architecture, well-preserved interiors and collection of tapestries and paintings.

End your tour with time in London, stopping on the way to visit notable country estates such as Belvoir Castle and Burghley House or Bletchley Park, a manor house and estate that was a significant center for codebreaking during World War II.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

Arrive London

Private arrival transfer to hotel for 4 nights

Day 2

London

Full-day private tour

Day 3

London

Full-day private tour

Day 4

London

Half-day private tour. Afternoon tea reservation

Day 5

London – Canterbury – Dover 

Private transfer to Dover for 1 night, with touring of Canterbury and the White Cliffs of Dover en route

Day 6

Dover – Chartwell – Windsor – Oxfordshire  

Private transfer to hotel for 3 nights, with touring of Chartwell House and Windsor Castle en route

Day 7

Oxfordshire

Full-day private tour

Day 8

Oxfordshire

Half-day private tour, including Blenheim Palace

Day 9

Oxfordshire – Stonehenge – Bath

Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights, with touring of Stonehenge and Salisbury Cathedral en route

Day 10

Bath

Half-day private tour

Day 11

Bath – Cotswolds

Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights, with touring en route

Day 12

Cotswolds

Full-day private tour

Day 13

Cotswolds – Peak District

Private transfer to the Peak District for 2 nights, with touring en route

Day 14

Peak District

Full-day private tour, including Chatsworth House

Day 15

Peak District – London

Private transfer to London for 1 night, with touring en route

Day 16

Depart London

Private airport transfer


Hotels
London:

Claridge’s, The Ritz London and/or Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

Dover: The Pig at Bridge Place
Oxfordshire: Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons
Bath: The Royal Crescent
Cotswolds: Buckland Manor
Peak District: The Cavendish Hotel at Baslow

Cost
$34,850 Per person (based on double occupancy)

Luxury England Tours

London in Depth
(6 Days)
London & environs

Discover England
(6 Days)
Cotswolds, London

Highlights of England
(8 Days)
Bath, Cotswolds, London

Luxuries of England
(7 Days)
Oxfordshire, London

London Stopover
(4 Days)

English Heritage Tour
(16 Days)
London & Canterbury, Dover & Windsor Castle, Oxfordshire & Stonehenge, Bath, Cotswolds, Peak District

Family Tour of England
(7 Days)
London & environs

Best of England
(11 Days)
London, Bath, Cotswolds, Oxfordshire

Journey Through England
(16 Days)
London, Bath, Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, Lake District, Yorkshire

Decorative Arts & Gardens of England
(9 Days)
London, Cotswolds

Literary Tour of England
(13 Days)
London, Oxfordshire & Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Hampshire, Surrey

Cornwall & Beyond
(11 Days)
Hampshire, St. Ives, St. Mawes, Bath, London

Highlights of Yorkshire
(5 Days)
York, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North York Moors

Christmas Season in London
(7 Days)
London & environs

Multi-country Tours

Luxuries of England & Scotland
(10 Days)
London, Edinburgh, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

Family Tour of England & Scotland
(11 Days)
London, Edinburgh, Fort William & Highlands, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

Dublin, Edinburgh, London
(10 Days)
Dublin, Edinburgh, London

Essence of Scotland, Ireland & England
(13 Days)
Edinburgh, Perthshire (Gleneagles), Dublin, Adare, London

Exclusive Ireland, Scotland & England
(18 Days)
Dublin, Killarney, Adare or Co. Clare, Ashford Castle, Edinburgh, Perthshire (Gleneagles), London

Highlights of Ireland & England
(13 Days)
Dublin, Killarney, Adare or Co. Clare, Ashford Castle, London

Best of England & Scotland
(16 Days)
London, Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, Lake District, Edinburgh, Royal Deeside & Aberdeenshire, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

London & Paris
(9 Days)
London & environs, Paris & Versailles

Family Tour of London, Paris & Rome
(10 Days)
London, Paris, Rome

London & Amsterdam
(8 days)
London & environs, Amsterdam & environs

London, Amsterdam & Paris
(12 days)
London & environs, Amsterdam & environs, Paris & Versailles

Testimonials

Our tour through England was extraordinary. Thank you for your input, organization and implementation. We loved every minute of the trip.
~ M.G., Calgary, Canada

Our family had a wonderful time in England and Scotland…we feel that we saw the very best of each place.
~ L.S., Newtown Square, PA

The whole trip to England was incredible. Thank you for such great touring. We were so happy to have all the restaurant reservations made in advance—we never would have gotten tables without you! It was one of the best trips we’ve ever taken. 
~ J.K., La Jolla, CA

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