City Breaks & Country Lanes
Take advantage of two nights B&B in a top class centrally-located
London hotel with chance to explore or re-visit your favourite places.
Alternatively, choose from Oxford, Stratford, Edinburgh or York depending
on your tour. Add to this return transfers* from your chosen city to your
LancasterAuthentic driver-guided tour. Spend three further nights in one
of our characterful, homey country guesthouses. On arrival in the countryside
you'll enjoy the usual all-inclusive benefits - sumptuous evening meals,
cream teas, visits etc as well as the "off the beaten track"
insights we have become so famous for. This is all in the company of your
expert LanacasterAuthentic guide.
*London City/ Country Lane break includes reserved standard
class return APEX rail tickets and local station to tour return private
transfers. All other City/ Country Lane breaks include city-to-tour return
The Cotswold Hills
Combine a 2-night break in London, Stratford,
Bath or Oxford or with a three
night driver-guided tour in the delightful hills and vales of the Cotswolds.
Featuring visits to impressive Hidcote Gardens, Chiping Camden, unusual
Snowshill Manor, wool town Stow-on-the-Wold as well the "Romatic
Road", Roman Cirencester and the delightful town of Painswick.
Wordsworth's Lake District
Combine a 2-night break in London, with a three-night
driver-guided tour among the scenery that inspired William Wordsworth.
Visit Dove Cottage, Grasmere, an awe-inspiring drive through the Kirkstone
Pass to the Lake Windermere area. Also on your itinerary are impressive
Holker Hall and gardens, pretty Cartmel, Ruskin's Brantwood as well as
free time to explore pretty Ambleside and Hawkshead village, associated
with Beatrix Potter.
Experience a 2-night break in the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh,
with a three-night driver-guided tour in the romantic Scottish Borders.
Enjoy winding rivers, beautiful gardens and superb views. Take in magnificent
Floors castle, the colorful, cobbled town Kelso and the Eildon Hills -
the source of Sir Walter Scott's inspiration. Also Scott's View , Snailholm
Tower, Drybergh Abbey ruins, pretty Melrose, as well as a stunning drive
to Tala and St Marys Loch and ivy -clad Traquair House
Yorkshire - God's Own Country
Take a 2 night break in medieval York or London
along with the charm of James Herriot's Yorkshire. In the Yorkshire Dales
you'll enjoy Wensleydale and its charming villages along with Richmond's
castle. You'll also explore Masham, Middleham, the moving ruins of Fountains
Abbey, Ripon's ancient cathedral and the abundant winding country lanes.
Combine a great two night break in these cities below with a superb break
in Britains countryside. Choose from:
This world class city needs no introduction. Westminster Abbey, Shakespeare's
Globe Theatre, the British Museum, the Tower of London or the changing
of the guards
What will be on your itinerary? (Combine with
A a walled city with narrow medieval streets, "snickleways",
and Georgian splendour, York delights all who come. Take in the incredible
Minster, the Viking "Yorvik" center, Cliffford's Tower, take
afternoon tea at Betty's Tea Rooms in this the second city of the realm.
(Combine with Yorkshire Tour)
Imagine yourself in a world immortalized by Jane Austin in Britain's most
famous Georgian town. Take tea in the Pump Room, explore the Roman Bathhouse
or wander along the banks of the Avon. (Combine with Cotswold
Scotland's capital city will not disappoint. The imposing Castle, the
Royal Mile, Her Majesty's residence at Holyrood, Princes Street stores
or the "New Town" - nearly 300 years old! . (Combine with Scottish
The birthplace of the great bard needs no introduction! Wander the streets
and alleys, take a "punt" on the River Avon or see the Royal
Shakespeare Company perform. (Combine with any Cotswold
A bustling city full of dreaming spires. Visit one of the University's
famous colleges or take home a book from Black's Bookshop. Is that Inspector
Morse's voice you just heard? (Combine with any Cotswold
Take advantage of our passion in providing you with beautiful accommodation
in beautiful places. Relax for a couple more days at the end of your tour,
do your own thing and enjoy your return rail transfers back to your gateway
city. (Combine with all Tours)