The Best of 2017 Seasons to Travel in the United Kingdom

The Best of 2017 Seasons Travel in the United Kingdom

Composed of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, the United Kingdom is one of the favorite tourist destinations in Europe for many due to its historic cities, beautiful countryside, outstanding theaters, and magnificent museums. There is a diverse range of tourist destinations to visit in the UK, ranging from dignified mansions and medieval castles to the dreamy scenery of the Scottish Highlands and Lake District. With so many historic towns, bustling cities, traditional pubs, cozy villages, and epic national parks, it is hard to decide where to start from.

That’s why you need to be smart when picking seasons travel and tours in the United Kingdom. Below, you can get familiar with some of the best tourist offers for 2017, when it comes to the seasons travel in this island country.

Historic Castles of England Tour

When thinking of England, the medieval castles and fortresses are the first association for many. Built to keep the enemy army out while providing the comfort and safety to those within, these castles have long drawn the attention of travelers from all around the world. During this 9-day tour, you will be able to explore the timeless structures of Britain’s castles, which feature stately rooms and faded stones that reveal the rich history of the United Kingdom. Along the way, you’ll learn more about the famous medieval battles and murders related to this area. The tour includes a total of six different castles — Hampton Court Palace, Windsor Castle, Thornbury Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Langley Castle, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

In the company of a private driver guide, the Historic Castles of England tour will take you from London to Edinburgh, stopping off at some most popular England’s tourist destinations like Stonehenge, World Heritage Bath, Hadrian’s Wall, Shakespeare’s birthplace, Wells Cathedral, and Coombe Abbey. The castle accommodations are located in the peaceful countryside, away from the bustling cities.

Important info about the tour

  • Duration: 9 days
  • Date: Dates are flexible and can be customized for private departure.
  • Price ranges from $300 to $1000 per person per day, depending on the hotel rating.
  • Inclusions: Hotel accommodation, airport transfer, transportation within England, guided activities, and 24×7 support.

Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath Day Trip from London

During this 11-hour guided day tour, you will have an opportunity to visit some of the top tourist attractions in the United Kingdom, such as Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and the historic town of Bath. The tour starts off at Windsor Castle, a notable royal residence in the county of Berkshire, highlighting St George’s Chapel as well as the State Apartments. Thereafter, it heads west to Salisbury, where you will explore the mysterious rock formations of Stonehenge. At last, the tour ends up in in the ceremonial county of Somerset, where you’ll visit the historic town of Bath that is best known for its Roman-built baths and distinct Georgian architecture. You will be traveling with a private guide all the time throughout this day tour.

Important info about the tour

  • Price: from $122.85
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Departure time: 8:45 a.m.
  • Inclusions: Hotel pick-up, entrance to Windsor Castle, admission to Stonehenge, admission to the Roman Baths, professional guide, transport by an air-conditioned vehicle

Celtic Trail

The Celtic Trail is a fabulous tour that provides an unforgettable travel adventure within nine days, encompassing four UK countries – England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. In reverse on this passionate 9-day tour, you’ll be following the Celts’ trail that these fierce warriors have made while running away to the west under the onslaught of enemy invasions. The Celts are one of the oldest inhabitants of Ireland and Britain best known for their vibrant culture. As you head from Belfast to London, you will get familiar with some of the famous Celtic landmarks, including bustling Dublin, gorgeous Galway, and Cardiff.

Important info about the tour

  • Duration: 9 days
  • Available dates: from March to September, starting on Mondays and Fridays
  • Prices: € 1,395, € 1,445, or € 1,495, depending on the date.
  • Accommodation: Hotel lodging involves 3 and 4-star quality

Seasons Travel in the United KingdomCredit: Bryn Pinzguaer

5 Day Skye & Highland Fling

Are you interested in discovering the rich Scottish history and culture? If so, you should check out this picturesque route in Scotland. Starting off and ending at the city of Edinburg (the capital of Scotland), you will discover in between a total of 14 beautiful destinations during 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling tour. This coach/bus tour includes a guided 5-day trip package that will take you through the most popular tourist attractions in Scotland — Rogie Falls, ancient mountains of Torridon, Corrieshalloch Gorge, the Isle of Skye, Eilean Donan Castle, Cuillin Ridge, Kilt Rock, etc. What can you expect to experience during this tour? Among others, you will enjoy a magic forest walk, hike to the awe-inspiring rock formations, explore the elusive Nessie, and join in on some ceilidh dancing fun.

Important info about the tour

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Starts and ends in Edinburg, Scotland.
  • Includes 14 destinations in total
  • Price from €264
  • Inclusions: English speaking guide and transport by air-conditioning coach
  • Exclusions: Hotel accommodation (the prices range from £18 to £20 per night) and meals.

Total London Experience and Coca-Cola London Eye

Of course, it’s not possible to bypass the city of London when talking about the seasons travel in the United Kingdom. Towering high in the air, you will enjoy breathtaking views from the comfort of the iconic London Eye glass capsule. During this day tour, you will see the famous monuments and modern masterpieces of the capital city of England, including magnificent St Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, Crown Jewels, and the Tower of London. Make sure to get your cameras ready in order to snap photos at each of the stops of this whistle-stop panoramic tour. And that’s not all! Once you set down from the Tower of London, a professional guide will take you to the boat ride on the River Thames. As the guided walking tour heads towards the Greenwich, you’ll explore Old Royal Naval and Cutty Sark.

Important info about the tour

  • Daily tour – Departure at 8:45 am, return at 6:00 pm
  • Price: from £109.00 per adult
  • Inclusions: Admissions to St. Paul’s Cathedral and Tower of London, Coca-Cola London Eye, River Boat Ride, Transportation by Air-Conditioned Coach, Professional Guide, and hotel pick up.
  • Exclusions: Gratuities, hotel return, food and beverages.

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Featured image credit: Giuseppe Milo