Purple Line

London, Cambridge, York, Edinburgh, Perth, Inverness (Loch Ness Lake), Fort Augustus, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Fort William, Nevis Range Mountain Experience, Oban, Hamilton, Gretna Green, Lake District, Manchester, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bicester Village, London

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  • London
  • Cambridge
  • York
  • Edinburgh
  • Perth
  • Inverness (Loch Ness Lake)
  • Fort Augustus
  • Glenfinnan Viaduct
  • Fort William
  • Nevis Range Mountain Experience
  • Oban
  • Hamilton
  • Gretna Green
  • Lake District
  • Manchester
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Bicester Village
  • London
Sunday

London - York (350 km)

After breakfast, it is time to visit the nation’s acclaimed educational institution: Cambridge University. In addition to a strong academic atmosphere, Cambridge is where many luminaries started their dreams and hopes for the future with the sight of the pastoral landscapes, picturesque rivers and architecture. The University of Cambridge, a majestic old group of buildings including King’s College and Queens College, set among the most rural of bridges. You continue your journey to York, a true medieval melting pot of Roman, Saxon and Viking culture. The city is mostly intact from the Middle Ages and shows the rustic side of Britain. You visit York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe. Then you will step up onto York city walls, dating back to Roman times. For those keen to discover little grass-roots shops, there will be time to wander around. Overnight stay in York or city nearby (minimum 3* hotel)

Monday

York - Perth (400 km)

After leaving York, Edinburgh is next on our places to visit. We are expected to arrive in Edinburgh in the afternoon. Edinburgh is Scotland’s compact, hilly capital. It represents the best in Scottish heritage. Wooden barrows of gold single malt whiskey, checked kilts and Scottish bagpipes will make you grow fond of this warm and lively nation of quirky characters. Upon arrival, we first visit Edinburgh Castle, set on the stunning view of volcanic rock structures, where once inside we will admire the oldest royal crown and jewellery. We then continue this royal trail with a visit to Holyrood Palace and the City Hall. Optional is a visit to JK Rowling’s Ivory Café where Harry Potter was authored, to enjoy a cup of coffee. After enjoying in Edinburgh, coach will drive towards the ancient city of Perth, which was once the capital of Scotland.
Overnight stay in Perth or city nearby (minimum 3* hotel)

Tuesday

Perth - Fort William (335 km)

Today we have fascinating highlights! Home to the famous Loch Ness monster; Inverness, known as the "Northernmost city in the UK". The Loch Ness Monster is Scotland's oldest and enduring myth and legend. Today, everyone can take a boat tour at Loch Ness to discover the truth of the Loch Ness Monster. Then visit the town with the same name as the ancient Roman emperor Augustus; Fort Augustus. The town is located at the southernmost tip of Loch Ness, with a very picturesque scenery. Then we head to the Glenfinnan Viaduct. The Hogwarts train was made iconic by the protagonist of the movie Harry Potter, they passed through this bridge, which was built between 1897 and 1901. In summer, steam trains can be seen passing by. It is one of the must-see attractions for Harry Potter fans. Overnight stay in Fort William or city nearby (minimum 3* hotel)

Wednesday

Fort William - Hamilton (265 km)

Today we enjoy Scotland to the fullest. We will revolve around the mountain highlands of Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the UK, to explore the beauty of the mountains and the famous Scottish "whisky". During that period smart business men build cable cars in the mountains to transport passengers up to a 650-meter, which is the easiest way to go up the mountains and enjoy the beauty of the peaks. Then we will have a whisky tasting. Scotch whisky has six major producing areas, different soils and geographical history, and the finished products have different styles. The Highlands are rich in barley, so whiskies from this region have a fascinating and unique oily spirit. After fine whisky tasting we head to the Oban town for their well-known seafood and come to the end of Scotland on the tip of your tongue. Overnight stay in Hamilton or city nearby (minimum 3* hotel)

Thursday

Hamilton - Manchester (350 km)

In the morning, we drive straight to Lake District, located in the west side of the north of England. On the way, we will stop in Gretna Green, where is a village in the south of Scotland famous for ‘runaway marriages’ began in 1754. Due to its romantic wedding traditions dating back over centuries, Gretna Green is one of the world’s most popular wedding location. After that we continue our journey to Lake District. The Lake District National Park is the most visited national park in the United Kingdom. Each year tens of thousands of visitors travel here to see the thousands of years of geological changes reflected in the intricate natural beauty, lakes, valleys, mountains, waterfalls and natural carved out planning. You can choose our optional to join boat cruise of Lake Windermere, or hop off to the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction. From then onwards we are driving to Manchester, a fashionable, social buzz and dynamic city. This city is not only well-known for being a city of sport, the headquarters of Manchester United, but also England’s most productive industrial city. Football fans can enjoy a pilgrimage to the Manchester United Old Trafford grounds or catch a training game. Food lovers can pick a scrumptious restaurant in the nearby Chinatown.
Overnight stay in Manchester or city nearby (minimum 3* hotel)

Friday

Manchester - London (380 km)

A breath-taking drive will take you to the famous English playwright and poet William Shakespeare’s hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon. This is also where the acclaimed Hollywood blockbuster movie – ‘Shakespeare in Love’ was filmed. From the cobble-stoned streets to the drinking dens, theatres and road signs, everything is to do with Shakespeare. It is a heaven for those romantically inclined. Our big anticipated outing for today must be the now famous outlet shopping centre – Bicester Village. For your fix of designer clothes, sporting goods, jewellery, household items and children’s clothing etc., Bicester Village is home to more than 130 fashion and lifestyle boutiques, including Gucci, Armani, Prada, Calvin Klein, Dunhill, DKNY, Burberry, Paul Smith, Bally and so on. Each shop offers savings of up to 60%, all year round. We dare you not to be persuaded.
Overnight stay in London or city nearby (minimum 3* hotel)

Satruday

London - London (0 km)

In the early morning, you start a tour of London attractions: Big Ben, House of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, 10 Downing Street, Whitehall, St James’ Park, Buckingham Palace and River Thames. Enjoy a delicious meal in Chinatown. In the afternoon, you will visit the famous British Museum, enter St Paul’s Cathedral if you have enough time. You can also enjoy the scene of Tower Bridge and Tower of London while sitting in the coach. The Tower of London is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. It has played a prominent role in English history and served variously as a palace, an armoury, a treasury, a prison, the home of the Royal Mint, the home of the Crown Jewels of England and has been the setting of many bloody battles among British Monarchs. You stay overnight in London, where you can experience the dazzling night scene, or head for a Thames Cruise or musical with a group of friends. Overnight stay in London or city nearby (minimum 3* hotel)

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