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Tour code: BEHHBLE-9

Tour Inclusions

  • 9 Nights
  • 14 Meals 9 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners
  • Hotel
  • Driver

Highlights of Britain

  • 10 days
  • United Kingdom / Wales / Scotland
  • Max 18 Passengers


This adventure delves deep into Britain's history and culture. In England, we'll trace the footsteps of writers and poets, while in North Wales and Scotland, our journey takes in spectacular scenery and dramatic castles.

Map of Highlights of Britain 2019 | BRT
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

The Back-Roads Difference

  • Visit the Brontë Parsonage Museum, Beatrix Potter's Hill Top Farm and William Wordsworth's home
  • Become a dessert connoisseur at the world
  • famous Pudding Club
  • Explore the Cotswolds, Snowdonia National Park and the Lake District

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - London - Oxford - Cotswolds

    We’ll leave the capital behind for the ‘dreaming spires’ of Oxford, where a guided walking tour awaits. Then, it’s off to the Cotswolds, where we’ll spend some time wandering around charming villages full of honey-coloured cottages. Tonight’s dinner is at the world famous Pudding Club.

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Cotswolds - Stratford upon Avon - Cotswolds

  • Day 3 - Cotswolds - Worcester - Denbighshire

  • Day 4 - Denbighshire - Snowdonia National Park - Denbighshire

  • Day 5 - Denbighshire - Chester - Haworth - York

  • Day 6 - York

  • Day 7 - York - Castle Howard - Lake Distict

  • Day 8 - Lake District

  • Day 9 - Lake District - Scottish Borders

  • Day 10 - Scottish Borders - Abbortsford - Rosslyn Chapel - Edinburgh

Tour Inclusions


9 nights in boutique accommodation

The Crew

Experienced Driver

Tour Leader


Premium mini-coach transportation


Reviews Rating
  • 11th August 2019
    Review rating
    the days were relaxed and structured at the same time. the group was small and easy going. David was a great guide.
  • 5th August 2019
    Review rating
    We enjoyed our tour guide's passion for history ,which helped us to take it all in and our bus driver Chris was such a careful and confident driver that we felt right at ease. We enjoyed making friends and had many laughs on the tour. We thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful accommodation and meals and the places we were taken to. We are already singing the praises of Back-Roads , recommending it to our friends and look forward to seeing more country with Back- Roads in the future.
  • 1st August 2019
    Review rating
    Great guides, excellent drivers, good and great accommodation.
  • 29th July 2019
    Review rating
    We did three back-to-back tours (Wonder of Wales, Emerald Isle and Highlights of Britain) and enjoyed them immensely. The highlight was the Emerald Isle tour — our guide and driver worked superbly as a team.
  • 28th July 2019
    Review rating
    Tour Leader and Coach Driver were both excellent as was our accommodation. I really enjoyed being out on the back roads of England and Scotland instead of busy motor ways. Every day there were unexpected stops in really interesting places as well as the stated places on the itinerary. I particularly enjoyed the gentle pace of the tour and my 12 companions couldn't have been friendlier. Since my return I have been recommending Back Roads Tours to lots of folk. It would be wonderful, if the opportunity ever arose, to take part in another Tour with the company.